Top 10 awesome movies like Michael Shayne: Private Detective that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Michael Shayne: Private Detective and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Eugene Forde, Lloyd Nolan and Marjorie Weaver . Here goes the list -

  1. The Crime Nobody Saw
  2. A Shot in the Dark
  3. Back in Circulation
  4. Murder on the Blackboard
  5. Pacific Rendezvous
  6. Murder on a Bridle Path
  7. Murder on a Honeymoon
  8. Winter Kills
  9. Dr. Gillespie's New Assistant
  10. Trouble for Two
  1. The Crime Nobody Saw

    The Crime Nobody Saw

    Three play-authors, Horace Dryden, Nick Milburn and "Babe" Lawton, are in an apartment seeking a plot for a new play. They are still on Page 1 when an intoxicated man wanders into their room, collapses and they, looking for identification, find $15,000 in his pockets. On the assumption that me might be a blackmailer, the three decide to build a scenario around him. Thinks become a bit more involved when the man is later found to be murdered.

    This movie, created by Charles Barton, Lew Ayres and Ruth Coleman, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Drama | Comedy

  2. A Shot in the Dark

    A Shot in the Dark

    Homicide detective Bill Ryder reluctantly teams up with wise-cracking news-hound Peter Kennedy to solve a pair of murders.

    This movie, created by William C. McGann, William Lundigan and Nan Wynn, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Drama | Comedy

    You can watch this on Directv.

  3. Back in Circulation

    Back in Circulation

    Morning Express ace reporter 'Timmy' Blake uses her wiles and charms to get the scoop on rival papers, and keep her editor happy. When the Express gets a tip that a wealthy old man was poisoned and 'Timmy' spots the young widow in a nightclub only a day later, she descends on the town where the death took place to dig out the facts. When her reporting results in the arrest of the young widow, 'Timmy' continues to dig, since she isn't quite convinced that the facts she reported cover all the angles.

    This movie, created by Ray Enright, Pat OBrien and Joan Blondell, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Drama | Comedy

  4. Murder on the Blackboard

    Murder on the Blackboard

    A pretty young music teacher is bludgeoned to death in Hildegarde's school, where she's reunited with Oscar, but the autopsy report says she was dying from poison too.

    This movie, created by George Archainbaud, Edna May Oliver and James Gleason, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Drama | Comedy

  5. Pacific Rendezvous

    Pacific Rendezvous

    Anxious to see some naval action in the Pacific during WWII, Lt. Bill Gordon makes the mistake of telling his new girlfriend, ditzy Elaine Carter, that he was an expert in deciphering codes. Trying to keep him in the states for herself, she convinces her uncle to add him to a unit charged with deciphering the enemy's coded messages. With the murder of his superior, Gibson attempts, with the "help" of Elaine, to root out the spy ring that's been intercepting valuable troop movement information.

    This movie, created by George Sidney, Lee Bowman and Jean Rogers, scores 5.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Drama | Comedy

  6. Murder on a Bridle Path

    Murder on a Bridle Path

    After Hildegarde proves that the accidental riding death on a Central Park bridle path is really murder, she's faced with a plethora of red herrings and a real killer.

    This movie, created by William Hamilton, James Gleason and Helen Broderick, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Drama | Comedy

  7. Murder on a Honeymoon

    Murder on a Honeymoon

    A schoolteacher and amateur sleuth suspects foul play when a fellow passenger on a sea-plane gets sick and dies.

    This movie, created by Lloyd Corrigan, Edna May Oliver and James Gleason, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Drama | Comedy

  8. Winter Kills

    Winter Kills

    The Pickering Commission concluded that a lone gunman killed US President Kegan in 1960, in Philadelphia. 19 years later a dying man confesses to be the real shooter hired to kill him. Kegan's brother and filthy rich father investigate.

    This movie, created by William Richert, Jeff Bridges and John Huston, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy | Mystery | Drama

    You can watch this on Hoopla and Amazon Prime Video.

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  9. Dr. Gillespie's New Assistant

    Dr. Gillespie's New Assistant

    Dr. Gillespie's health is failing, and the hospital is urging him to get a new assistant that he doesn't want. So, he poses a stumper in class to discourage all the bright young students; unfortunately, he gets three smart-alecky youngsters who all know the answer: Randall Adams (clean-cut American type), Lee Wong How (from Brooklyn), and Dennis LIndsey (Aussie). In typical Gillespie fashion, he sets about showing them there's more to doctoring than book-learning, and assigns each intern to an impossible case of diagnosis, saying that whoever gets it right will become his new assistant.

    This movie, created by Willis Goldbeck, Lionel Barrymore and Van Johnson, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Drama | Comedy

  10. Trouble for Two

    Trouble for Two

    The Crown Prince is to marry the Princess Brenda of Irania, but the Princess declines the arranged marriage. Relieved, Florizel heads for London, with the Colonel, where he seeks adventure and a good time. Talking with a stranger, he learns that there is a private club called the Suicide Club. Taking this to be a ruse or a trick, he joins in and sees a mysterious Lady that he has meet once before on his way to London. He will find that this club may not be a ruse and that the cold dark stare of this Lady might cost him dearly.

    This movie, created by J. Walter Ruben, Robert Montgomery and Rosalind Russell, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Drama | Comedy

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