Tag: private detective

Shaft (1971) 6.6

Shaft (1971)

Storyline:John Shaft is the ultimate in suave black detectives. He first finds himself up against Bumpy, the leader of the Black crime mob, then against Black nationals, and finally working with both against the White...

People Will Talk (1951) 7.4

People Will Talk (1951)

Storyline:Successful and well-liked, Dr. Noah Praetorius becomes the victim of a witch hunt at the hands of Professor Elwell, who disdains Praetorius's unorthodox medical views and also questions his relationship with...

Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! (2015) 7.6

Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! (2015)

Storyline:"CALCUTTA 1943 A WAR - A MYSTERY - and A DETECTIVE" Detective Byomkesh Bakshy is based on the early exploits of India's first true-blue detective, created by Bengali bestseller writer Saradindu Bandyopadhyay...

Not My Life (TV Movie 2006) 5.5

Not My Life (TV Movie 2006)

Storyline:After a car accident, a woman with a seemingly perfect life begins to have visions that suggest she is not who she thinks she is.User Reviews: Given that eventually you discover a serial killer, the only thi...

Enola Holmes (2020) 6.1

Enola Holmes (2020)

Storyline:England, 1884 - a world on the brink of change. On the morning of her 16th birthday, Enola Holmes (Millie Bobby Brown) wakes to find that her mother (Helena Bonham Carter) has disappeared, leaving behind an ...

Joi Baba Felunath: The Elephant God (1979) 8.1

Joi Baba Felunath: The Elephant God (1979)

Storyline:This is the second film about the detective Feluda (Soumitra Chatterjee) set in the holy city of Benares, where he (along with his cousin, Topshe and friend, Lalmohan Ganguly) goes for a holiday. But the the...

Who Done It? (1956) 5.6

Who Done It? (1956)

Storyline:This movie debut for saucy British TV comic Benny Hill has Benny leaving his job as a sweeper after winning some money. He becomes a private detective and investigates a plot to assassinate British scientist...

Love in the Afternoon (1957) 7.2

Love in the Afternoon (1957)

Storyline:In Paris, detective Claude Chavasse is hired to follow a wife suspected of infidelity with the notorious American libertine Frank Flannagan. When the husband learns that his suspicions are accurate, he tells...

Frozen with Fear (2001) 4.2

Frozen with Fear (2001)

Storyline:Katherine Sullivan, an acute agoraphobic, witnesses the murder of her husband and speaks with the investigating detective. Then both the body and the detective disappear. Katherine hires private investigator...

Story of a Love Affair (1950) 7.1

Story of a Love Affair (1950)

Storyline:Paola (Lucia Bose) is the beautiful and jealously-guarded younger wife of a shady factory owner, Enrico Fontana (Ferdinando Sarmi). In order to investigate her romantic history he hires a private detective, ...

Private Eye (2009) 6.8

Private Eye (2009)

Storyline:The story takes place in occupied Korea at the start of the 20th century, where a young student in medicine discovers the murdered body of the son of a government official. Being scared of being accused, he ...

Sunny (2011) 7.8

Sunny (2011)

Storyline:New high-school transfer student Na-Mi comes from a small town in Jeolla Province to her new school in the capital city of Seoul. When she is nervous, her small town dialect comes out & she starts to sha...

Silver City (2004) 6

Silver City (2004)

Storyline:Set against the backdrop of a mythic "New West," a satire that follows grammatically-challenged, "user-friendly" candidate Dicky Pilager, scapegrace scion of Colorado's venerable Senator Jud Pilager, during ...

The Crooked Web (1955) 6.1

The Crooked Web (1955)

Storyline:Cafe owner Stan Fabian joins Joanie Daniel and her "brother" Frank in a scheme to unearth a "fortune in stolen gold buried by Frank" in Germany during World War II, and Stan is unaware that Joanie and Frank ...

The Late Show (1977) 5.5

The Late Show (1977)

Storyline:Over-the-hill gumshoe in Los Angeles seeks to avenge the killing of an old pal, another detective who had gotten himself involved in a case concerning a murdered broad, stolen stamps, a nickel-plated handgun...

The Thief Lord (2006) 5.8

The Thief Lord (2006)

Storyline:A tale about two young boys, Prosper and Bo, who flee to Venice after being orphaned and dumped in the care of a cruel auntie. Hiding in the canals and alleyways of the city, the boys are befriended by a gan...

A Low Down Dirty Shame (1994) 5.6

A Low Down Dirty Shame (1994)

Storyline: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 confronti...

Motherless Brooklyn (2019) 7.2

Motherless Brooklyn (2019)

Storyline:Lionel Essrog, a private detective living with Tourette syndrome, ventures to solve the murder of his mentor and best friend — a mystery that carries him from the gin-soaked jazz clubs of Harlem to the slums...

The Fellowship of the Frog (1959) 6.0

The Fellowship of the Frog (1959)

Storyline:Both Scotland Yard and an amateur American sleuth are tracking a master criminal known as The Frog. This moniker refers to the bulging-eyed mask worn by the evildoer, and is reflected by the frog icons painf...

The Missing Person (2009) 6.1

The Missing Person (2009)

Storyline:Private detective John Rosow is hired to tail a man on a train from Chicago to Los Angeles. Rosow gradually uncovers the man's identity as a missing person; one of the thousands presumed dead after the 9/11 ...

Unfaithfully Yours (1948) 7.8

Unfaithfully Yours (1948)

Storyline:Before he left for a brief European visit, symphony conductor Sir Alfred De Carter casually asked his staid brother-in-law August to look out for his young wife, Daphne, during his absence. August has hired ...

The Thin Man (1934) 7.7

The Thin Man (1934)

Storyline:A husband-and-wife detective team takes on the search for a missing inventor and almost get killed for their efforts.User Reviews: Waiter, will you serve the nuts? ...I mean, will you serve the guests the nu...

Chinatown (1974) 7.9

Chinatown (1974)

Storyline:Private eye Jake Gittes lives off of the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-World War II Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair, Gittes is swe...

Adventures of a Private Eye (1977) 6.5

Adventures of a Private Eye (1977)

Storyline:Christopher Neil stars in the second of the saucy Adventures...comedy series. The Adventures of a Private Eye is a 1977 British sex comedy film starring Christopher Neil, Suzy Kendall, Harry H. Corbett and ...