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The Manchu Eagle Murder Caper Mystery (1975)
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The Manchu Eagle Murder Caper Mystery (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Film noir parody with a private eye trying to solve the murder of his milkman.
Style: parody, humorous, neo noir, realistic, witty, suspenseful, not serious
Plot: investigation, murder, small town, crimes, crime, mystery, private detective, danger, small town life, law enforcement, disorder, deadly, goofy hero, social relations, milkman
Time: 70s

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Most similar movies to The Manchu Eagle Murder Caper Mystery

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, suspenseful and parody films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, investigation, mystery, crime and disorder mostly in Comedy, Mystery and Crime genres. Some movies like The Manchu Eagle Murder Caper Mystery: The Man with Bogart's Face (1980), This Girl for Hire (1983), The Alphabet Murders (1965), Heads (1994), The Cheap Detective (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, psychological, offbeat, neo noir, witty ...
Plot: murder, private detective, plastic surgery, hollywood, mystery, amateur detective, hotshot hero, deadly, danger, femme fatale, journalism, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
This Girl for Hire (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this pilot for a proposed TV series, B.T. Brady is a flippant, but somewhat klutzy female private detective in Hollywood who sets out to solve the murder of a obnoxious mystery writer. Along the way, Brady gets help from her flamboyant mother ...
Style: humorous, witty, suspenseful, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, filmmaking, farce, store, showbiz, hollywood, artists and showbiz, investigation, deadly, law enforcement, mystery, crimes ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
The Alphabet Murders (1965)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates a series of murders in London in which the victims are killed according to their initials.
Style: parody, not serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: private detective, murder, serial killer, investigation, deadly, crime, danger, crimes, law enforcement, silly humor, riddles and clues, who done it ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Heads (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A proofreader at a small-town newspaper decides to try to solve a series of decapitation murders, and reluctantly gets involved with the nutty daughter of his editor. Before long he discovers that he is the prime suspect in the murders.
Style: suspenseful, offbeat, humorous, parody, realistic ...
Plot: small town, serial killer, murder, decapitation, newspaper, small town life, who done it, dark humor, social relations, psychopath, deadly, media ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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The Cheap Detective (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Spoofing the entire 1940s detective genre, and his own performances as a bumbling private detective, Peter Falk plays Lou Pekinpaugh, a San Francisco private detective accused of murdering his partner at the instigation of his mistress, the ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: private detective, murder, femme fatale, love affair, dishonesty, heroes, deadly, crime, law enforcement, nothing goes right, love and romance, investigation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1939, year 1940 ...
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 445
The Black Bird (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The son of famous detective Sam Spade carries on the family tradition of getting involved with the Maltese Falcon - and with the people who will stop at nothing, including murder, to get it.
Style: neo noir, parody, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, murder, dishonesty, power relations, police detective, danger, mystery, uncover truth, cons and scams, dangerous attraction, who done it, track down ...
Time: 70s, year 1975, year 1940
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Drowning Mona (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The recently deceased Mona Dearly (Bette Midler) was many things: an abusive wife, a domineering mother, a loud-mouthed neighbor and a violent malcontent. So when her car and corpse are discovered in the Hudson River, police Chief Wyatt Rash (Danny ...
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, stylized, clever ...
Plot: investigation, murder, dark humor, mystery, family problems, disorder, social relations, goofy hero, small town, small town life, suspect, waitress ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Director Paul Morrissey applies a hefty dose of humor to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic detective story in this interpretation of The Hound of the Baskervilles. Comedian Peter Cook takes on the role of brilliant detective Sherlock Holmes, ...
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, suspenseful, witty ...
Plot: private detective, deadly creature, danger, disorder, dark humor, murder, riddles and clues, curses spells and rituals, mystery, partners against crime, rivalry, crime ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 8K
The Trixxer (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Auf dem Weg von Bitterfeld nach London verirrt sich ein sächsisches Pärchen im Wald. Ein hinterhältiges Subjekt hat den Wegweiser verdreht! So werden die beiden Zeuge, wie "der Mönch mit der Peitsche" vorsätzlich über den Haufen ...
Style: witty, exciting, not serious, humorous, parody
Plot: police detective, murder, mystery, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, riddles and clues, danger, serial killer, mysterious character, partners, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After spending decades living in the shadow of his more famous and successful sibling, Consulting Detective Sigerson Holmes (Wilder) is called upon to help solve a crucial case that leads him on a hilarious trail of false identities, stolen ...
Style: parody, not serious, realistic, suspenseful, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, family life, riddles and clues, siblings relations, parents and children, who done it, chaos and mayhem, murder, misfit partners, amateur detective, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, victorian era
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Famous detective Charlie Chan is called out of retirement to help a San Francisco detective solve a mysterious series of murders. With his bumbling grandson as his sidekick, Chan also encounters an old nemesis known as the Dragon Queen who is the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, witty, humorous ...
Plot: crimes, dishonesty, investigation, law enforcement, goofy hero, deadly, mystery, rivalry, golden years, private detective, satire, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Census Taker (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When George (Greg Mullavey) and Martha (Meredith MacRae) let Harvey (Garrett Morris), an annoying census taker, into their home, they find themselves under a barrage of increasingly abusive questions. Furious at his intrusiveness, and at their ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: murder, crime, amateur detective, private detective, crimes, investigation, family relations, dark humor, police detective, family business, family life, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: West Germany, USA, Italy, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Mystery abounds when it is discovered that, one by one, the greatest Chefs in Europe are being killed. The intriguing part of the murders is that each chef is killed in the same manner that their own special dish is prepared in. Food critics and the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, suspenseful, offbeat, semi serious
Plot: murder, mystery, serial killer, cooking and food, disorder, dark humor, crimes, investigation, goofy hero, race against time, deadly, crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, paris france, london, buckingham palace, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Betty Lou is a librarian in a very small town. Her husband is a police detective who takes her for granted. Betty Lou is the ultimate mouse. After a gangland figure is mysteriously murdered in town, Betty Lou finds the murder weapon, but can't ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, sexy ...
Plot: murder, librarian, small town, police investigation, crime, crimes, amateur detective, witnessing a crime, dishonesty, investigation, law enforcement, mystery ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Juliet Forrest is convinced that the reported death of her father in a mountain car crash was no accident. Her father was a prominent cheese scientist working on a secret recipe. To prove it was murder, she enlists the services of private eye Rigby ...
Style: parody, neo noir, cult film, weird, witty ...
Plot: private detective, murder, femme fatale, investigation, power relations, recruit, faked death, life is a bitch, crimes, deadly, warden, uncover truth ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 80s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Hukkle (2002)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Using almost no dialogue, the film follows a number of residents (both human and animal) of a small rural community in Hungary - an old man with hiccups, a shepherdess and her sheep, an old woman who may or may not be up to no good, some ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Plot: mystery, murder, investigation, social relations, crimes, deadly, small town, murder mystery, female assassin, small town life, crime, criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Strange Case of the End of Civilization as We Know It (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 56 min.
Story: The grandchild of Professor James Moriarty had promised the world that it has only five days left to live. Moriarty is a master of disguise, a crack shot, and is very patient. Several government figures are shot to death, and it seems that it truly ...
Style: parody, not serious, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Plot: satire, murder, private detective, conspiracy, assassination, villainess, drug abuse, disorder, nothing goes right, intrigue, dishonesty, undercover ...
Time: 70s
Place: scotland, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
She Knows Too Much (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In this comedy-drama set in Washington, D.C., an ex-burglar and a dumbbell detective must team up to solve several puzzling murders.
Style: serious, realistic, mind bending, suspenseful, rough
Plot: mystery, private detective, dishonesty, misfit partners, deadly, investigation, crimes, murder, rivalry, goofy hero, partners against crime, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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 ⇓
70%
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 463
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, film within a film, serial killer, deadly, crimes, disorder, who done it, amateur detective, filmmaker, hipster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.7
 9K
Mystery Team (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of former Encyclopedia Brown-style child-detectives struggle to solve an adult mystery.
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, light, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, friendship, amateur detective, investigation, mystery, friends, crimes, farce, absurdism, strip club, bicycle, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
A Slight Case of Murder (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the midst of a spat, film critic Terry Thorpe (William H. Macy) accidentally kills his lover. Though Thorpe covers his tracks, he raises the suspicions of a private investigator (James Cromwell), who then tries to blackmail him. Thorpe also falls ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, clever, humorous, biting ...
Plot: murder, investigation, private detective, blackmail, film critic, crimes, manipulation, dangerous attraction, uncover truth, hollywood, who done it, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Scotland, Pa. (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Joe McBeth is a hard-working but unambitious doofus who toils at a hamburger stand alongside his wife Pat, who has much smarter. Pat believes she could do better with the place than their boss Norm is doing, so she plans to usurp Norm, convincing ...
Style: humorous, parody, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Plot: restaurant, murder, disorder, crime gone awry, crime, crimes, nothing goes right, goofy hero, law enforcement, couple relations, comedy of errors, business venture ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 18th century
Place: bosnia, europe, former yugoslavia, pennsylvania, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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The Vexxer (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Scotland Yard investigators have to prevent the murder of Victoria Dickman when her name is found on a death list.
Style: parody, humorous, gothic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: police detective, nun, crimes, police investigation, master criminal, murder, investigation, disorder, goofy hero, law enforcement, deadly, farce ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england, london, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Private Eyes (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Don Knotts and Tim Conway star in The Private Eyes, a 1980 comedy about two bumbling detectives solving a murder. It's an impressively incompetent affair. Every ancient joke falls with a muffled thud as Knotts and Conway ham their way through ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, heiress, investigation, mystery, ghost, police investigation, supernatural, chase, misfit partners, heroes, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: scotland, england, europe, scotland yard, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Crime Is Our Business (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Prudence Beresford is investigating another murder. Her aunt had witnessed it, but no body was found, and nobody trusted her word. Nobody, except Prudence, of course!
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, family relations, private detective, crimes, odd couple, investigation, uncover truth, master and servant, deadly, amateur detective, partners, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.8
 396
Careless (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Wiley Roth finds a severed human finger in his kitchen one night. Understandably freaked out, in a search across Los Angeles that brings them in contact with psychics, ineffectual police, crooked taxidermists, mysterious neighbors who might be on ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, friendship, obsession, reluctant partners, danger, best friends, partners, romance, nothing goes right, crimes, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.7
 671
Peeper (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A detective is hired to locate a girl adopted 30 years earlier whose birth father wants to bequeath her his fortune.
Style: parody, semi serious, realistic, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, adoption, missing person, deadly, mystery, crimes, suitcase full of money, doberman, private investigator, hitman, mansion ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1947
Place: los angeles, usa, california, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.7
 1K
Brigham City (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Wes Clayton is a lawman and a bishop in a Mormon community called Brigham. The town is shaken when a woman from California is found murdered. Clayton and his young deputy work with an FBI agent sent to investigate. As a civil and spiritual leader in ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, murder investigation, small town, sheriff, mystery, mormon, crimes, crime, law enforcement, deadly, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: utah, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Dark and Stormy Night (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the 1930s the family of old Sinas Cavinder, gathered for the reading of his will, find themselves being murdered by a mysterious phantom while two rival reporters compete for the story.
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, murder, dark and stormy night, mystery, mysterious character, who done it, deadly, crimes, characters killed one by one, old dark house, seance, murder mystery ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%