Most Popular "Detective Agency" Titles
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1. Republic of Doyle (2010– )
60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Jake Doyle and his father Malachy run a private investigations agency in St. John's, Newfoundland. Their cases involve them in all sorts of dealings - not all of them on the right side of the law.
2. Imitation of Life (1959)
Not Rated | 125 min | Drama
A struggling young actress with a six year-old daughter sets up housekeeping with a homeless black widow and her light-skinned eight year-old daughter who rejects her mother by trying to pass for white.
4. Who's Harry Crumb? (1989)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Harry Crumb is a bumbling and inept private investigator who is hired to solve the kidnapping of a young heiress which he's not expected to solve because his employer is the mastermind behind the kidnapping.
Votes: 12,716 | Gross: $10.98M
5. Hawaiian Eye (1959–1963)
60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Set against the beautiful tropical landscape of Honolulu, Hawaii, this series centered around the cases of Hawaiian Eye Private Investigations and the two handsome, slick, tough-guy ... See full summary »
6. Sweating Bullets (1991–1993)
60 min | Action, Drama
Nick Slaughter, an ex-RCMP and DEA agent, who had dropped out of society after being fired from his job, relocates to the Florida town of Key Mariah to start a detective service. In the ... See full summary »
8. Stolen Kisses (1968)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After being discharged from the army, Antoine Doinel centers a screwball comedy where he applies for different jobs and tries to make sense of his relationships with women.
9. Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme (1990 TV Movie)
96 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
There's a crisis in Rhymeland! All the Rhymies (the characters from Nursery Rhymes) are disappearing! Gordon Goose, son of Mother Goose, and Little Bo Peep set off to find them.
11. Pitfall (1948)
Not Rated | 86 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller
Insurance executive John Forbes falls for femme fatale Mona Stevens while her boyfriend is in jail and he suffers serious consequences as a result.
13. It Happened on Fifth Avenue (1947)
Approved | 116 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
A homeless New Yorker moves into a mansion and along the way he gathers friends to live in the house with him. Before he knows it, he is living with the actual home owners.
14. Checkmate (1960–1962)
60 min | Crime, Drama
Don Corey and Jed Sills operate Checkmate, Inc., a very high priced detective agency in San Francisco. Helping them protect the lives of their clients is British criminologist (once an Oxford professor) Carl Hyatt.
16. My Favorite Brunette (1947)
Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Shortly before his execution on the death row in San Quentin, amateur sleuth and baby photographer Ronnie Jackson, tells reporters how he got there.
49 min | Animation, Action, Crime
September 1998: A recent spate of unusual suicide incidents where several high school girls fell to their death, but left no suicide note and had apparently no reason to commit suicide. In ... See full summary »
19. Fighting Man of the Plains (1949)
Approved | 94 min | Western
Former bandit Jim Dancer becomes marshal of a Kansas town and cleans up the criminal element - with the help of his old pal, Jesse James.
20. Sam Steele and the Junior Detective Agency (2009)
G | 87 min | Family
13-year-old Sam Steele Jr. forms his own private detective agency to emulate his father, Des Moines detective Sam Steele, and helps track down a jewel thief.
21. Deadly Circuit (1983)
120 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance
Beauvoir, lonely, aging private detective, is put on the bloody track of beautiful Catherine Leiris who kills and robs her rich husband(s) on their wedding night. Although he never ... See full summary »
22. Love at Large (1990)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Vampish miss Dolan hires hardboiled P.I. Harry Dobbs to tail her shady boyfriend. Harry realizes that the man leads a double life but then his client disappears. Harry teams up with his own tail, P.I. Stella Wynkowski, to clear things up.
Votes: 901 | Gross: $1.44M
23. Dinner for Adele (1978)
102 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
When the famous detective Nick Carter visits Prague, he becomes involved in strange case of a missing dog and even stranger carnivorous plant. He becomes convinced that he is standing ... See full summary »
24. Deception (2004 TV Movie)
88 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Erin, a struggling actress, has little faith in men. She works for a detective agency, her job is to seduce married men and let their wives catch them in the act. But lately, Erin is been ... See full summary »
Animation, Action, Crime
August 1995: Mikiya first meets Shiki in a white kimono during a snowing day. Later on, at the high school freshmen ceremony, Mikiya sees Shiki in the crowd and chases after her, ... See full summary »
26. The Big Noise (1944)
Approved | 74 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
During World War II Stan and Ollie find themselves as improbable bodyguards to an eccentric inventor and his strategically important new bomb.
28. Gunfight at Comanche Creek (1963)
Approved | 90 min | Crime, Western
In 1875 a murderous outlaw gang breaks criminals from jail, uses them to help in crimes, and then kills them for the reward, when it goes high enough.
29. Criss Cross (2001)
88 min | Crime, Thriller
When maverick private eye Nick Slaughter is hired by the seductive and mysterious Liora Burke to investigate a dubious life insurance claim, almost everyone involved tells him it's nothing ... See full summary »
30. Private Eyes (1953)
Approved | 64 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
After being punched in the nose, Sach finds out that he has the ability to read minds. Slip and the gang start up a detective agency try to cash in on Sach's new powers.
31. Phantom Raiders (1940)
Passed | 70 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
An insurance company tasks Carter and Beeswax to Panama as cargo ships are mysteriously exploding and sending their valuable cargoes to the bottom with all hands.
32. Timesplitters 2 (2002 Video Game)
T | Action, Adventure, Comedy
In 2401, humanity is at war with relentless aliens, TimeSplitters. Space marines Cortez and Hart travel through time to stop the aliens in various spots, including Wild West, zombie-infested Gothic church and Blade Runner-esque future.
33. Soundtrack of Passion (2009)
100 min | Action, Crime, Romance
Vita, an employee of a private spy agency, is handed a case of tapping into and listening to the mysterious life of a new "client". By day, her work on the case seems all the more routine; ... See full summary »
34. The People at Universal (1991)
110 min | Drama
This is a dark comedy that takes place in an urban jungle, where each has to ensure its own survival. No one is bad, but all acting for his own benefit and without measure if their actions ... See full summary »
35. Sam Steele and the Crystal Chalice (2011)
90 min | Family
When Sam Steele Junior gets a term paper assignment on a visit by the Soviet Premier to the Midwest in the late 1950s he's less than enthused. But when he learns it may lead to treasure, ... See full summary »
36. The Gumshoe Kid (1990)
R | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Clumsy but zealous Jeff Sherman has received his first case from his family's detective agency. The case turns out to be protecting an attractive lovely witness from the mob.
Adventure, Crime, Family | Announced
The ACME Detective Agency, attempts to thwart and capture V.I.L.E. ringleader and former ACME agent Carmen Sandiego.
39. Knee High P.I. (2003 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy
Hank Dingo (Martin Kleeba) is the world's smallest private detective with the world's biggest ego. A rough, tough gumshoe full of attitude, he doesn't crack cases... See full synopsis »
41. The Rios Detective Agency: A New Beginning! (2011 Video)
40 min | Short, Adventure
After her sister Valerie quits the family detective agency - she tired of being stripped, bound, gagged and having a dildo inserted in her private area by crooks she was investigating - ... See full summary »
43. Carnival (1935)
Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Romance
"Chick" Thompson is a puppet-master in a traveling carnival whose wife dies in childbirth and leaves him with an infant son he names "Poochy." His father-in-law and the baby's grandfather ... See full summary »
48. Cool and Lam (1958 TV Movie)
30 min | Mystery
Light-hearted pilot for a proposed CBS detective series featuring character created by Erle Stanley Gardner (under the pseudonym of A.A. Fair). Penny-pinching, rotund Bertha Cool runs a ... See full summary »
49. Intertect (1973 TV Movie)
60 min | Adventure
A retired spy with world-wide connections sets up an international detective agency. His first case is to rescue a woman and her son from murderous terrorists.