Movies like The Perfect Murder

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The Perfect Murder (1988)
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The Perfect Murder (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller, Action, Crime
Country: UK, India
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Police Inspector Ghote lives a middle-class life in Bombay along with his wife, Pratima. He has been employed with the Bombay Police for many years. He is assigned to investigate the deadly assault on a Parsi man named Perfect, who is the Secretary of Lala Heera Lal, a wealthy man with underworld links. Inspector Ghote commences his investigation and is displeased when his superiors ask him to work with a Swedish Forensic Expert by the name of Axel Svennson.
Style: humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: crimes, heist, riddles and clues, kidnapping, religions or cults, crime, mystery, private detective, murder, amateur detective, society, fighting crime, who done it, dishonesty, false accusation, law enforcement, police investigation, mind game, deadly, rivalry, uncover truth, profanity, police, trial, secretary
Time: 80s
Place: india, europe, bombay india

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Most similar movies to The Perfect Murder

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, humorous and semi serious films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, crime, law enforcement, dishonesty and investigation mostly in Crime, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like The Perfect Murder: Moreno and the Silence (2006), Sunday (2008), One 2 Ka 4 (2001), The Man from Majorca (1984), Lonely Street (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Moreno and the Silence (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a girl is murdered soon after leaving a closed religious community, Moreno faces a difficult investigation as the community closes ranks and refuses to cooperate. When another girl is abducted and her bloody fingernails mailed to the police, ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: murder, mystery, police investigation, partners, deadly, crimes, society, law enforcement, private detective, kidnapping, religions or cults, cult ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, eastern europe
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95%
 5.3
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Sunday (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A dead body found floating in a lake… Unexplained scratch marks on her neck… Supari killers out to kill her… A taxi driver who yells ‘bhoot, bhoot’ every time he sees her...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: mystery, mysterious character, woman in danger, riddles and clues, memory loss, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, police investigation, crimes, bollywood, corrupt cop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
The Perfume Of The Lady In Black (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Newly married, Mathilde and Robert are honeymooning at a resort owned by their friends Edith and Arthur, the Chateau d'Hercule. But an unpleasant shock is in store for them.
Style: semi serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, humorous, surreal ...
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, missing person, mysterious character, crimes, murder, riddles and clues, odd couple, mystery, amateur detective, danger, who done it ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.4
 5K
One 2 Ka 4 (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Javed Abbas (Jackie Shroff) is widowed Police Officer with four children. His partner is Arun Verma (Shahrukh Khan). Both Javed and Arun are honest, hard-working and diligent. And this leads to the "death" of Javed in mysterious ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting, remake of american film
Plot: investigation, drug lord, vengeance, crimes, fighting crime, police investigation, loss of partner, dysfunctional family, bollywood, uncover truth, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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The Man from Majorca (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In Stockholm, on St. Lucy's feast day, a bandit daringly robs a crowded post office. Within a fortnight, two witnesses are dead. Two cops from vice squad, Johansson and Jarnebring, who were the first to the crime scene, pursue all leads and ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: car chase, chase, murder, secret police, post office, investigation, robbery, corruption, society, crimes, secret agents, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: sweden, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.2
 521
Lonely Street (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bubba Mabry, a gullible private detective, becomes the prime suspect in a tabloid reporter's murder after being hired to snoop on him by a mysterious celebrity.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: murder, private detective, investigation, goofy hero, who done it, uncover truth, dishonesty, media, amateur detective, journalism, crimes, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.1
 685
Dead Awake (2001)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An insomniac (Stephen Baldwin) who walks the streets at night witnesses a murder which triggers a strange chain of events.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, captivating
Plot: insomnia, murder, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, mystery, amateur detective, investigation, mind game, psychopath, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Trinity: Good Guys and Bad Guys (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1978, $20 million was stolen from a Detroit bank. One of the robbers was caught, one was found dead, and the third disappeared. The money was never found. Seven years later, the robber who was caught was released from jail. He immediately went to ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, buddy comedy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: disorder, law enforcement, gang, friendship, heist, crime, crime gone awry, partners, confined, crimes, dishonesty, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Flashfire (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Police detective Jack Flinder is already in trouble with the rest of his force for imprisoning a corrupt partner, but now he has a new problem to deal with. Another officer has been murdered in a hotel room, where he was with a prostitute named ...
Style: rough, stylized, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, police corruption, prostitute, arson, rivalry, law enforcement, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, crimes, assassination, dishonesty, hostages ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.4
 2K
Kiss Kiss (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hitman, unlikely partners, teaching the ways of the world, crime, crimes, danger, deadly, murder, power relations, jack in the box, sex, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
V.I. Warshawski, Detective in High Heels (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Victoria "V.I" Warshawski is a Chicago based private detective who agrees to babysit for her new boyfriend; then he is murdered. Being the detective type, she makes the murder her next case. In doing so she befriends the victim's ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, entertaining, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, crimes, crime, who done it, uncover truth, law enforcement, mystery, dishonesty, femme fatale, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: dark humor, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: murder, law enforcement, crime, amateur detective, private detective, crimes, investigation, police detective, family relations, family business, family life, mystery ...
Time: 80s
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Varg Veum - At Night All Wolves Are Grey (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Varg Veum investigates a case where his good friend Even, a highly decorated ex-army officer, is falsely accused of bombing Armakon, a weapons storage facility.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, vengeance, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, deadly, mystery, intrigue, militant, arms dealing, graphic violence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, norway, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Shooting Elizabeth (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Before a man (Jeff Goldblum) can kill his nagging wife (Mimi Rogers) as planned, she disappears and he's charged with murder.
Style: dark humor, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: false accusation, reunion, couple relations, catastrophe, danger, unfulfillment, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, goofy hero, mystery, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Kill Reflex (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Williamson plays a cop called 'Soda Cracker', whose partner was killed in a mysterious assassination. He is convinced that the murder was committed by his old enemy, Ivan Moss, played by Bo Svenson. Despite threats from the mob and from ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, murder, battle zone, police corruption, deadly, dishonesty, investigation, gangsters, crimes, law enforcement, crime, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 894
Jerry Cotton (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jerry Cotton is the best agent of the FBI and suspected of murder. So he has to find the real killers from gangster boss Serrano.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, suspenseful ...
Plot: gangsters, law enforcement, crimes, murder, fbi agent, stripper, danger, justice, escapades, comics, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.5
 4K
The Bone Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Set in a sleepy Austrian mountain village, ex-detective Simon Brenner has grown weary of his job repossessing cars and embarks on an extended getaway to the countryside. But before long he becomes embroiled in the convoluted world of the locals of a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, restaurant, murder, private detective, cons and scams, law enforcement, snow, cannibalism, murder investigation, dialect, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, europe, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.4
 971
American Crime (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young smalltown reporter, Jessie St. Claire, begins investigating a killer stalking his victims making video tapes. This might just be the career opportunity, which she has hoped for. When she herself becomes a target and suddenly disappears, the ...
Style: scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: murder, deadly, investigation, crimes, stalking, crime, mind game, serial killer, psychopath, who done it, uncover truth, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Vares: Private Eye (2004)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Vares, a film noir comedy from Finland, is yet another twist on PULP FICTION. And, just in case we miss the similarities of splattered blood mixed with outrageous incidents, the movie explicitly references PULP FICTION and has a comedic scene in ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, gory, investigation, dishonesty, danger, profanity, disorder, crimes, deadly, neo noir, hitman, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.7
 2K
Camouflage (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Marty Mackenzie is an unsuccessful stage actor who takes an interest in private investigating. He takes a job working with Jack Potter, a crusty private eye. They both take a case in Beaver Ridge, a seedy small town where a murder is being planned ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: infidelity, who done it, murder, private detective, partners, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, disorder, silly humor, cripple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, quarry
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Gone but Not Forgotten (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: An Oregon woman vanishes. In her wake remains a single black rose & a note reading gone but not forgotten. Now a man stands accused: a private eye has gone missing: a detective knows more than she lets on: & a tough female attorney has ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, realistic, tense
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, rivalry, deadly, murder, mind game, police detective, police investigation, mysterious character, who done it, danger, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Mighty Quinn (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Police chief Xavier Quinn investigates the gruesome murder of Donald Pater, one of the wealthiest residents on a Caribbean island. He was found decapitated in his Jacuzzi. Although the local political establishment, especially crooked Governor ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, whodunit, mystery, police investigation, partners against crime, crimes, false accusation, frame up, deadly, dishonesty, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: jamaica, caribbean, west indies, new jersey, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.4
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Dead Fish (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Gary Oldman is Lynch, a strangely charming hit man in this explosively funny dark comedy in the tradition of Snatch and Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels. With an all-star cast including Terence Stamp, Elena Anaya, Robert Carlyle and Billy Zane, ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, tense, realistic
Plot: hitman, vengeance, heist, rivalry, danger, gangsters, psychopath, murder, crime, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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A Low Down Dirty Shame (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A black detective becomes embroiled in a web of danger while searching for a fortune in missing drug money. During the course of his investigation, he encounters various old connections, ultimately confronting the criminal responsible for ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, humorous, talky, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, fbi, police investigation, track down, crimes, undercover, investigation, drug dealing, partners, injustice, disorder, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, egypt, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.3
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3 Blind Mice (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Thomas is a talented computer programmer living in a vibrant, urban metropolis. Lonely and unsure about life, he finds solitude in the world of internet chat rooms, webcam sites and virtual communication. One evening, Thomas witnesses the brutal ...
Style: serious, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: false accusation, mystery, mind game, fighting the system, investigation, danger, witnessing a crime, law enforcement, deadly, protagonist as suspect, psychopath, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Confidentially Yours (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Claude Massoulier is murdered while hunting at the same place as Julien Vercel (Jean-Louis Trintignant), an estate agent who knew him and whose fingerprints are found on Massoulier's car. As the police discover that Marie-Christine Vercel ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, clever, realistic, serious
Plot: false accusation, murder, crimes, love and romance, crime, dishonesty, gangsters, deadly, couples, dealer, social relations, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.0
 84
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, law enforcement, partners against crime, mystery, crime, police detective, police corruption, police station, heist, deadly, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.5
 2K
Whirlpool (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A thriller starring and directed by Alain Delon about ex-cop who is after a drug pusher gang.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, murder, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, crime, deadly, investigation, mind game, folk, vigilantism, missing child ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Steam-bread Blues (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Franz, the local police officer in a tiny bavarian village has to investigate in a case involving a disliked school principal who commited suicide? Or was it murder after all?
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: police investigation, partners against crime, murder, amateur detective, crimes, law enforcement, multiple suspects, social relations, deadly, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, southern germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter - Prime Time (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It is Midsummer's Eve and ten people are on a deserted castle for a TV recording. The next morning the program leader is shot dead. Kvällspressens Annika Bengtzon a mandate to monitor the murder, but she soon learns that her best friend Anne ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: journalism, investigation, murder, law enforcement, who done it, crimes, multiple suspects, false accusation, crime, dishonesty, estate, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%