Most Popular "Detective Agency" Titles
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2. Imitation of Life (1959)
Not Rated | 125 min | Drama, Romance
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.
3. 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.
4. 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.
6. 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.
7. 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. 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 »
10. Pitfall (1948)
Not Rated | 86 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller
John Forbes is a family man who's tired of the 9 to 5 humdrum of his job an insurance company executive. Life gets a little more exciting for him when he calls upon femme fatale Mona ... See full summary »
11. 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 across Rhymeland to find ... See full summary »
12. 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.
13. Love at Large (1990)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Romance, Thriller
A down and out private detective (Berenger) is asked by a beautiful woman (Archer) to follow her lover (Young) because she thinks he may be planning to kill her. Due to her poor description... See full summary »
15. Deadly Circuit (1983)
120 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
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 »
16. 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.
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. 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 »
20. 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.
21. 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.
23. Stroker and Hoop (2004–2005)
TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy
Meet Stroker, a private eye still mastering the art of sleuthing, and his partner Hoop, self-proclaimed master of disguise. Together with their disobedient talking hatchback C.A.R.R., ... See full summary »
24. Fighting Man of the Plains (1949)
Approved | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
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.
26. 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.
27. 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 »
28. 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 »
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 »
31. 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 »
33. 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.
35. Private Detective (1939)
Approved | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
When they are forced to work together, rival detectives fall in love.
36. 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.
37. 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 »
38. 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 »
39. 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 »
40. The Judge and Jake Wyler (1972 TV Movie)
120 min | Drama
A retired lady judge runs a private detective agency, helped by an ex-con and various parolees.
43. Partners in Crime (1973 TV Movie)
90 min | Crime, Drama
A retired lady judge who opens a private detective agency and her ex-con associate try to track down $750,000 in bank robbery loot.
44. 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 »
46. 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 »
48. Night Waitress (1936)
Approved | 57 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Helen Roberts, who's on probation, goes back to work as a waitress at Torre's Fish Palace, a San Francisco waterfront dive. The customers are low characters trying to make time with Helen ... 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.
50. 'Fraidy Cat (1951)
Approved | 16 min | Short, Comedy, Crime
Hired as guards to protect an antique shop, Joe and Jim run into a gorilla who has been trained by a gang of thieves to rob the store.