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A Very Missing Person (1972)
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A Very Missing Person (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An ex-schoolteacher is asked by the police to help locate a missing heiress.
Plot: amateur detective, heiress, hippie, missing person, murder, spinster, commune, amateur sleuth, police, school teacher
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and mind bending films with plots about amateur detective, murder, crimes, mystery, deadly, crime and investigation mostly in Mystery, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like A Very Missing Person: Murder Ahoy (1964), Flourish (2006), Murder She Said (1961), The Return of Charlie Chan (1972), Killer Hair (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: A Pocket Full of Rye (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When a handful of grain is found in the pocket of a murdered businessman, Miss Marple seeks a murderer with a penchant for nursery rhymes.
Style: serious, realistic, mind bending, suspenseful, clever
Plot: amateur detective, miss marple, murder, riddles and clues, who done it, uncover truth, law enforcement, mystery, poison
Place: england, europe
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Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: 4:50 from Paddington (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Miss Marple's visiting friend sees a woman being strangled on a passing train, they immediately report it to the police. Inspector Slack sees Miss Marple as a bit of a busy body and drops the investigation after only a few days. Miss ...
Style: mind bending, serious, realistic, clever, suspenseful
Plot: amateur detective, train, murder, private detective, riddles and clues, who done it, mystery, crime, deadly, partners against crime, miss marple, murder investigation ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1957
Place: europe, england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Murder Ahoy (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: During an annual board of trustees meeting, one of the trustees dies. Miss Marple thinks he’s been poisoned after finding a chemical on him. She sets off to investigate at the ship where he had just come from. The fourth and final film from the ...
Style: serious, realistic, mind bending, talky, stylized ...
Plot: amateur detective, ship, murder, investigation, poison, snuff, private detective, miss marple, who done it, riddles and clues, dishonesty, crime ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Hart to Hart: Harts in High Season (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: One of the final entries in the series of romantic suspense adventures takes Jennifer and Jonathan Hart off to Sydney, Australia, where they plan to purchase a wildlife reserve from Jennifer’s old flame, the handsome and mysterious Elliott ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, mind bending
Plot: dishonesty, deadly, amateur detective, mystery, missing person, false accusation, protagonist as suspect, romance, supportive spouse, righting the wronged, investigation, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Flourish (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A tutor recounts a frantic night that culminated in a 16-year old girl's disappearance. Unfolding in front of a video camera direct from a psychiatric ward, Gaby Winters (Jennifer Morrison) recalls a dreadful babysitting job that sent her on a ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: missing person, mystery, disappearance, abduction, investigation, murder, eccentric family, amateur detective, mind game, crimes, who done it, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: Sleeping Murder (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a young bride moves into a country manor, long repressed childhood memories of witnessing a murder come to the surface.
Style: serious, realistic, twists and turns, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: amateur detective, murder, estate, investigation, riddles and clues, a vision, haunted by the past, mystery, deadly, witnessing a crime, crimes, crime ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Murder She Said (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Miss Marple believes she’s seen a murder in a passing by train yet when the police find no evidence she decides to investigate it on her own. Her inquisitions lead her to a mountain top. The first of four films starring Margaret Rutherford as Miss ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, clever, cult film
Plot: amateur detective, private detective, murder, police investigation, strangulation, investigation, uncover truth, crimes, crime, dishonesty, train, woman in danger ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Return of Charlie Chan (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Charlie Chan comes out of retirement to investigate a murder case aboard the yacht of a wealthy Greek shipping tycoon.
Style: psychotronic, suspense
Plot: murder, private detective, yacht, victim, luxury, boat, son, retirement, investigator, sleuth, mogul, amateur detective ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: Nemesis (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Miss Marple receives a most interesting request from Mr. Jason Rafiel, with whom she'd struck an acquaintance some years before. He would like her to solve a crime but, does not tell her what it might be, who might have been involved or where ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: investigation, amateur detective, private detective, riddles and clues, police investigation, crime, murder, tour guide, uninhibited rivalry, uncover truth, crimes, rivalry ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Killer Hair (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A fashion reporter stumbles on a murder investigation in the Nation's Capitol, only to be thrown for a loop when her police detective former lover is assigned to the case.
Style: suspenseful, serious, humorous, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, mystery, riddles and clues, journalism, rivalry, crimes, deadly, columnist, fashion, amateur detective, dead woman, hairdresser ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Prime Suspect: The Scent of Darkness (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: From IMDB: A series of brutal sex murders disturbingly similar to the pattern of Superintendent Jane Tennison's first major case leads to the awful suggestion that she may have caught the wrong man the first time.
Style: suspenseful, rough, psychological, realistic, serious
Plot: retirement home, serial killer, murder, false accusation, kidnapping, law enforcement, deadly, protagonist as suspect, crimes, amateur detective, police investigation, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Murder at the Gallop (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Miss Marple and Mr Stringer are witness to the death of the very old and rich Mr. Enderby by heart attack. Yet they have their doubts about what happened. The police don’t believe them thus leading Miss Marple to yet again investigate by herself. ...
Style: talky, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: amateur detective, miss marple, private detective, murder, charity, investigation, horse riding, heart attack, eavesdropping, last will and testament, agatha christie, uncover truth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Scenesters (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Someone is killing beautiful young Hipsters in East L.A. Charlie is a crime scene cleaner working for Aftershocks Inc. with a penchant for Sherlock Holmes type deduction. Wallace is an out-of-luck filmmaker working as a crime scene videographer. The ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, fish out of water, serial killer, deadly, crimes, disorder, who done it, film within a film, amateur detective, hipster, filmmaker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Killer Kiss (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On the set of a popular daytime soap opera 'Mile High', actress Kris Buckner is being forced off by co-star Mark Stratton. When she says that she'll 'kill him before she leaves the show', she makes herself the prime suspect ...
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, serious, realistic
Plot: courtroom, murder, perry mason, actor's life, amateur detective, legal, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, mystery, riddles and clues, who done it, crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Lady in Cement (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While diving for sunken treasure, street-smart gumshoe Tony Rome finds the body of a gorgeous blonde, her feet stuck in a block of cement. Soon after, tough guy Waldo Gronski hires him to find a missing woman named Sandra Lomax, and Rome wonders if ...
Style: neo noir, realistic, serious, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, yacht, frame up, police detective, private detective, ocean, poker, gays and lesbians, police investigation, femme fatale, crime, partners ...
Time: 60s
Place: miami, usa, florida, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: At Bertram's Hotel (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Miss Jane Marple is staying at an elegant hotel from her childhood compliments of her nephew Raymond. Also there is international adventurer Bess Sedgwick and Lady Selena Hazy (Joan Greenwood in her next to last performance). A doorman working at ...
Style: serious, captivating, clever, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Brass (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The Chief of Detectives of the New York Police Department, is a tough cop who has worked his way up the ladder from being on a beat.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, murder, deadly, law enforcement, partners against crime, mystery, crime, heist, police corruption, police station, amateur detective, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Perry Mason: The Case of the Silenced Singer (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Perry Mason defends the husband of a famous rock singer who was found being killed after having had a tremendous discussion with her husband and her manager.
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, realistic, serious
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Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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A Caribbean Mystery (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Aging Major Palgrave, an idiosyncratic but charming mystery writer, reveals to Miss Marple that one of the guests at a luxurious Caribbean resort they're staying at is a Bluebeard-type wife murderer. Unfortunately, the Major succumbs to an ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, realistic, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: hotel, murder, amateur detective, drug abuse, haunted by the past, couple relations, riddles and clues, resort, who done it, psychopath, crime, private detective ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: caribbean, bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.1
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Get a Clue (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A rich kid and her friends investigate the disappearance of one of her teachers.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: amateur detective, unlikely couple, missing person, child as adult, investigation, high school, best friends, youth, teenage love, riddles and clues, journalism, working class ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Man with Bogart's Face (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In The Man With Bogart's Face, an affectionate send-up of the Bogart detective films of the 1940s, Robert Sacchi plays a man who idolizes Humphrey Bogart so much he has his features altered to look exactly like his idol. He then opens up a ...
Style: suspenseful, neo noir, offbeat, psychological, clever ...
Plot: murder, private detective, plastic surgery, hollywood, deadly, danger, femme fatale, journalism, dangerous attraction, who done it, obsession, switching roles ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Defiant Daughter (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young woman from Las Vegas wants Perry Mason to defend her father.
Style: serious, clever, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: courtroom, murder, perry mason, crime, legal, investigation, mind game, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, dedicated lawyer, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Compromising Positions (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An ex-newspaper woman who is now a suburban housewife can't resist getting involved in an investigation of the murder of a philandering dentist who had been having affairs with several of her neighbors.
Style: suspenseful, witty, clever, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, amateur detective, investigation, suburbs, murder, unsupportive spouse, mystery, journalism, law enforcement, media, protagonist as suspect, couples ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Perry Mason: The Case of the Lost Love (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Perry must defend the husband of an old flame from a murder charge.
Style: clever, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: courtroom, murder, perry mason, heroes, mystery, dishonesty, hotshot lawyer, crime, legal action, legal, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Marlowe (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Los Angeles private-eye Philip Marlowe is trying to locate the brother of his new client, a woman named Orfamay Quest. The trail leads to two men who deny any knowledge of the brother's existence. Both are soon killed by an ice pick, so Marlowe ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, private detective, missing person, betrayal, femme fatale, gangsters, investigation, blackmail, dishonesty, intrigue, deadly, crime ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Gumshoe (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A would be private eye gets mixed up in a smuggling case.
Style: witty, humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, amateur detective, murder, bookstore, partners, mystery, partners against crime, cons and scams, who done it, satire, career change, power relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: liverpool, europe, england, northern england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Lookwell (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Lookwell was a television pilot written and produced by Conan O'Brien and Robert Smigel, the latter of which becoming a primary creative voice for O'Brien's late night show. It starred Adam West. The pilot was broadcast on NBC in July ...
Style: parody, cult film
Plot: amateur detective, bail, stolen car, cigarette holder, deception, police chase, audition, police, disguise, actor, shakespearean quotation, vigilante ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Fashion (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Della's friend is accused of murdering a rival fashion magazine editor.
Style: clever, suspenseful, mind bending, serious, realistic
Plot: courtroom, murder, crimes, workplace, crime, against the odds, uncover truth, track down, false accusation, riddles and clues, courtroom drama, who done it ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Passion for Danger (1973)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: New York private eye Shamus McCoy likes girls, drink and gambling, but by the look of his flat business can't be too hot. So an offer of $10,000 to finds some diamonds stolen in a daring raid with a flame-thrower is too good to miss. His ...
Style: suspenseful, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, arms dealing, deadly, criminal heroes, partners against crime, amateur detective, crime, investigation, law enforcement, gangsters ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Poisoned Pen (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The chief suspects in the murder of an author are the numerous colleagues whom he continuously plagiarized.
Style: realistic, serious, mind bending, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, murder, perry mason, intrigue, private detective, dedicated lawyer, writer's life, rivalry, law enforcement, crimes, mystery, courtroom drama ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%