Most Popular "Hotel Detective" Titles
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1. Spellbound (1945)
Unrated | 111 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Romance
A psychiatrist protects the identity of an amnesia patient accused of murder while attempting to recover his memory.
2. Topper (1937)
Passed | 97 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A fun-loving couple, finding that they died and are now ghosts, decide to shake up the stuffy lifestyle of a friend of theirs.
4. A King in New York (1957)
G | 105 min | Comedy, Drama
A recently-deposed European monarch seeks shelter in New York City, where he becomes an accidental television celebrity and is later wrongly accused of being a Communist.
5. Don't Bother to Knock (1952)
Approved | 76 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
An airline pilot, dumped by his girlfriend, pursues a baby-sitter in his hotel...and gradually realizes she's dangerous.
6. The Allnighter (1987)
PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Romance
Molly, Val and Gina are graduating college, but on their final night, frustrations are aired. Molly is still looking for real love and Val is beginning to doubt if that is what she's found.... See full summary »
7. Finding Mrs. Claus (2012 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 89 min | Comedy, Romance
When Mrs. Claus (Mira Sorvino) feels neglected by her less than attentive husband (Will Sasso), she goes to Las Vegas to help a little girl with her Christmas wish. But when Santa finds out... See full summary »
8. The 1,000 Eyes of Dr. Mabuse (1960)
103 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Reporter Peter Barter gets murdered while driving to his tv station. Commisioner Kras gets a phone call from clairvoyant Cornelius who saw Barters death in a vision. But a dark force ... See full summary »
9. Room Service (1938)
Approved | 78 min | Comedy
A penniless theatrical producer must outwit the hotel efficiency expert trying to evict him from his room, while securing a backer for his new play.
84 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Two employees of a secluded hotel investigate a murder on the premises in which the goofy bellboy is the prime suspect.
12. They Were So Young (1954)
Approved | 80 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
A model agency in Rio de Janeiro is actually a front for a white-slavery ring that kidnaps European women and sells them on the South American sex market.
13. Ship Ahoy (1942)
Passed | 95 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Miss Winters is a dancer with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra and is asked to secretly transport a prototype magnetic mine to Puerto Rico. She thinks that she is working for the US Government, ... See full summary »
14. Suddenly It's Spring (1947)
Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Romance
Fred wants to start a new life with a new wife, but it isn't easy to give Paulette the gate for another mate.
15. Rio Rita (1942)
Passed | 91 min | Comedy, Music, Musical
Doc and Wishey run into some Nazi-agents, who want to smuggle bombs into the USA from a Mexican border hotel.
16. Parlor, Bedroom and Bath (1931)
Passed | 73 min | Comedy
A man tries passing off a socially awkward fellow as a Casanova in the hopes of marrying off his would be sister-in-law.
17. Wicked, Wicked (1973)
PG | 95 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A tongue-in-cheek psycho movie in "Duo-vision." The entire feature employs the split-screen technique used in parts of Brian De Palma's "Sisters" that same year. As a handyman at a seacoast... See full summary »
18. It Shouldn't Happen to a Dog (1946)
Passed | 70 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A reporter who wants to solve crimes gets into comic scrapes with a beautiful stranger and a misunderstood dog.
19. Bulldog Drummond's Peril (1938)
Passed | 66 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
In this episode captain Drummond tries to find the killer of various people. All assassinations were provoked by a diamond of great value, but Drummond will face the danger.
20. The Lone Wolf Strikes (1940)
Passed | 67 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Delia Jordan's father is murdered and some very valuable jewelry stolen. She hires Michael Lanyard (aka The Lone Wolf), a retired-and-reformed jewel thief to find the killer and the jewels.... See full summary »
21. 45 Minutes from Hollywood (1926)
21 min | Short, Comedy
A young man visiting Hollywood on family business gets into trouble when he sees a bank robbery in progress, and thinks it is a movie scene.
22. Guest Wife (1945)
Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Romance
Christopher Price, a small-town bank executive, continues to be loyal to and idolize his boyhood friend, Joseph Jefferson Parker, a famous war correspondent. But Chris's wife, Mary, is none... See full summary »
23. The Case of the Stuttering Bishop (1937)
Approved | 70 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An improbable stuttering bishop from Australia asks for Perry's help in proving the identity of the legitimate heir to a millionaire.
24. Lady Scarface (1941)
Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Lieutenant Bill Mason pursues a Chicago gang to New York unaware that its scar-cheeked leader Slade is a woman.
25. Ladies' Day (1943)
62 min | Comedy, Sport
A top baseball pitcher "loses" his pitching skills whenever he falls in love. His teammates try to get him to settle down with one woman so they can start winning some games.
27. It's in the Air (1935)
Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Sport
Calvin Churchill, a confidence-man, and his sidekick/stooge, "Clip" McGurk, are being pursued by an Internal Revenue agent, Henry Potke, for their failure to file an income-tax on the ... See full summary »
28. Girl Missing (1933)
TV-G | 69 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Two sassy gold-diggers stranded in Palm Beach become involved in the case of a fellow chorine who goes missing on her wedding night.
29. The Life of the Party (1937)
Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Dr. Molnac and his musical troupe; Beggs, the manager; Mitzi Martos, a singer; Mitzi's agent Pauline; society scion Barry Saunders and his "keeper" Oliver Goodwin, are en route to Santa ... See full summary »
30. Honeymoon Hotel (1934)
TV-G | 7 min | Family, Animation, Musical
After introducing the small town Bugtown, inhabitated by bugs, this short shows what happens to two honeymooning lovebugs at the Honeymoon Hotel in town, due to the fact, that their love is... See full summary »
Director: Earl Duvall
31. Innocent Husbands (1925)
TV-G | 21 min | Comedy, Short
Despite his faithfulness, Melvin is always under suspicion by wife Mame. Complications erupt when a woman from a party across the hall passes out in Melvin's bedroom just before Mame returns.
32. Daredevil Drivers (1938)
Approved | 59 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A hotshot race-car driver gets suspended, and winds up driving for a shady bus company. This causes problems with his girlfriend, who owns a rival--but much more reputable--bus company. To ... See full summary »
33. Alibi Bye Bye (1935)
20 min | Comedy, Short
Flash (Bobby Clark and Blodgett ('Paul McCullough (I)' )qv) are two "alibi photographers" in Atlantic City who let moonlighting husbands and wives pretend to be anywhere but in Atlantic ... See full summary »
34. All by Myself (1943)
Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Music
Career woman Jean. almost a partner in Mark's advertising firm, has been falling in love with Mark, who of course is unaware of it. But unknown to Jean, Mark has become engaged to singer ... See full summary »
35. Ain't Love Cuckoo? (1946)
Approved | 19 min | Short, Comedy, Romance
The Schillings and the Lanes think their spouses have been killed in the war, and marry each other's mate.
37. Easy to Get (1931)
Passed | 18 min | Short, Comedy
In the third of Pathe's Gay Girls comedy series, Harry Myers is a married man who strings one of them along until his wife Isabel Withers, comes along. Later one of them gets a job as a ... See full summary »
38. Come Closer, Folks (1936)
Passed | 61 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A fast-talking Pitchman,Jim Keene, working the con-games on the streets, works himself up into an executive position of a large department store, with the aide of his shill, Mae. But the ... See full summary »
41. Gem-Jams (1943)
Approved | 18 min | Comedy, Short
Leon tells his wife that he has to leave to meet a client--unaware that the client is a beautiful woman and that his wife is suspicious.
43. Dancing Shoes (1949)
Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short
Salesmen Heckle and Jeckle set up shop in a hotel lobby selling mechanical shoes - they do the walking for you - and the hotel detective, an irritable and irascible dog with no tolerance ... See full summary »
44. Fifteen Wives (1934)
65 min | Mystery
Shortly after his arrival from South America to New York, Steven Humbolt is found dead in his apartment at the Savoia Hotel. Inspector Decker Dawes investigates the case and although the ... See full summary »
45. Peek-A-Boo (1930)
20 min | Short, Comedy
46. Who's Hugh? (1943)
Approved | 18 min | Short, Comedy, Sport
Hugh's wife goes to Palm Springs to file for a divorce, and Hugh follows her to try to talk her out of it.
Fallen Angels (1993–1995)
I'll Be Waiting
30 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery
Eve Cressy is a gangster's moll who awaits the return of her lover from prison. She meets Tony Reseck, the hotel dick, whose attempt to protect her ends in violence.
Mike Hammer (1958–1959)
Letter Edged in Blackmail
26 min | Action, Crime, Drama
While eating in a hotel restaurant, Mike spots a man take a package from a woman's table. Even though the package contains a necklace with a broken clasp as the man claimed, Mike smells ... See full summary »
Murdoch Mysteries (2008– )
Murdoch Takes Manhattan
45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
During their honeymoon in New York, Murdoch and Ogden uncover a deadly conspiracy threatening U.S. President Teddy Roosevelt, while Brackenreid and Dr. Grace investigate a murder by motorcar back in Toronto.
Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Widow, Weep for Me
60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Jessica masquerades as a wealthy widow at a luxurious tropical hotel in order to trap a murderer.