Movies like Broken Vows 1987

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Broken Vows (1987)
 5.4
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Broken Vows (1987)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Father Joseph Hennessey visits the home of one of his parishioners to offer last rights,he becomes embroiled in a plot which ultimately shakes his faith to its very foundation. Intrigued by the dying man's mention of "Nim," and fascinated by the man's saintly demeanor, Father Joseph's curiosity is redoubled when a beautiful young woman enters his church to question the young priest about the deceased man. Father Joseph and the woman, whom he discovers to be the "Nim" in question, embark upon an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the man's death.
Plot: suicide attempt, murder, gay, murder investigation, male female relationship, self doubt, career change, art gallery, catholic mass, mass
Place: new york

Most similar movies to Broken Vows

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and psychological films with plots about murder, crimes, sex, investigation, male female relationship, deadly and mystery mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Broken Vows: Turnabout (2016), Bright Hair (1997), Circle of Friends (2006), Duel of Hearts (1991), Pretty Poison (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Turnabout (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A troubled man survives a suicide attempt. He calls an old friend to rescue him in the middle of the night. Their journey is just beginning, and by daybreak, a tragedy will surface.
Plot: one night, marital problem, drug overdose, strip club, motel, murder, suicide attempt, childhood friend, reunion, childhood friends
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95%
 6.8
 187
Bright Hair (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A solitary schoolgirl, prone to sudden blackouts after she's stumbled into a murder scene, gets involved with her English teacher. Then, when his wife is also murdered, questions about what's real and what's made up start haunting her.
Plot: infatuation, schoolgirl, murder, love affair, insanity, extramarital affair, male nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Circle of Friends (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Maggie returns to her hometown to dedicate a scholarship in her late husband's name. While there, she reconnects with old friends and comes to believe that her husband's death is tied to the mysterious deaths of several old classmates..
Style: serious, mind bending, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, old friends, high school, school, homecoming, high school life, couples, deadly, crimes, mystery, career woman, bra removing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.7
 314
Duel of Hearts (1991)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lady Caroline Faye meets Lord Vane Brecon and is attracted to him. When she finds out that he is being accused of a murder he did not commit, she sets out to prove him innocent
Style: touching, realistic
Plot: murder, hidden identity, castle, family life, couples, dishonesty, investigation, family relations, false accusation, frame up, romance, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 19th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 4.6
 198
Pretty Poison (1996)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A clueless cheerleader falls for a mysterious young man who tells her he's a secret agent. But the truth is much simpler and darker.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: cheerleader, murder
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Dead Man's Curve (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two roommates plan to kill a third to take advantage of college policy giving a 4.0 grade to a suicide's roommates.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, college, pregnancy, urban legend, psychopath, party, suicide, legends and myths, crimes, youth, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
As Good as Dead (1995)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Susan switches identities with her new friend Nicole, so that Nicole can pay for her medical bills with Susan's insurance. Then Susan finds herself trapped in her new identity when Nicole ends up dead under questionable circumstances.
Plot: murder, body swapping, secret identity, brother, hospital, father, female stockinged legs, pantyhose, black pantyhose, secret
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Dama de Noche (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Bruno, a novelist with no luck goes to call for help from his love always sofia, who is in Veracruz desolate without knowing what to do with the corpse of her boyfriend who died because of a heart attack while they made love
Plot: death of husband, car accident, love, murder, sex, prostitute, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, embalming, writers, novelist, affair ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Rollover (1981)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An Arab oil organization devises a plan to wreck the world economy in order to cause anarchy and chaos.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, bleak, serious
Plot: conspiracy, politics, murder, arab, political conspiracy, dishonesty, political unrest, government agency, deadly, stock broker, political corruption, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: middle east, manhattan new york city, new york, saudi arabia, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.6
 218
Deceptions (1990)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a wealthy socialite kills her husband, she claims self-defense. The cop assigned to the case is suspicious but becomes obsessed with the sensual young woman.
Plot: murder, police, duplicity, bikini, investigation, socialite, femme fatale, erotica, love, sex, seduction
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Love and Death in the Garden of the Gods (1972)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A German ornithologist casually discovers some old tapes on which a psychologist has recorded the mysterious doings happened into those isolated walls. So he learns about a gloomy story of incestuous loves and trivial betrayals that will lead to a ...
Style: psychological, art house, twists and turns
Plot: psychologist, incest, murder, betrayal, love, whodunit, secret, villa, stabbed with a sword, plot twist, woman in bathtub, incestuous kiss ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Everything to Gain (1996)
Genre: Mystery, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After losing her husband and two daughters in a robbery, Mallory must face up to her bereavement and ensuing depression.
Plot: advertising executive, widow, child murder, husband wife relationship, murder, violence, serial killer, loss of husband, multiple murder, loss of daughter, robbery
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
 481
Brainstorm (1965)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Brainstorm, released in 1965, is a late film noir whose male protagonist at first prevents the suicide of his employer's wife, falls in love with her, and is later driven to crime and insanity.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, neo noir, suicide attempt, mind game, crimes, crime, rivalry, dishonesty, mentally unstable, infidelity, affair, scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.9
 702
The Intruder (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Catherine meets Nick by accident and, after a whirlwind romance, the two get married and Catherine moves into Nick's apartment only that's the start of problems when an unseen intruder begins playing strange mind games with Catherine in an ...
Style: gloomy, psychological, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: murder, ghost, couples, deadly, dishonesty, supernatural, manipulation, woman in danger, infidelity, mystery, manipulations, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 92
O Fascínio (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Portugal, Spain, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An intriguing story about a family and a manor house (where some terrible crimes were committed in the past by a member of that family) adapted from a novel with the same title by Tabajara Ruas.
Plot: murder, spanish civil war, mystery, cross dressing, flick knife, water well, politics, female impersonator, businessman, nudity (full frontal - brief), blood, legend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Jodi Arias: Dirty Little Secret (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: True story based on Jodi Arias, a seductive 28-year-old aspiring photographer found guilty of killing her former lover, Travis Alexander, who was found nude in his home shower with a slit throat, 27 additional stab wounds and a bullet to the head. ...
Plot: murder, true crime, male friendship, male bonding, obsession, sex, party, friendship between men, erotica, undressing, trial, stalker ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.8
 386
Insanity (2014)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Fan Kwok Sang's schizophrenic breakdown led to the accidental death of his wife Wai Ling, and he was committed to a psychiatric hospital three years ago. Now Fan is ready to be released, with Dr. Chow Ming Kit vouching for him even though his ...
Style: twists and turns
Plot: murder, schizophrenia, psychologist, mental disorders, convict, stabbing, rehabilitation, drug addict, strangulation, psychiatrist, mental illness, plot twist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Darker Than Amber (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rod Taylor plays John D. MacDonald's famous Florida PI Travis McGee. Professional beach bum and 'knight errant' Travis McGee goes up against psychotic body-builder Terry Bartell. McGee pulls out all the stops when he joins a Carribean ...
Plot: private detective, rescue, murder, revenge, cruise ship, fight, doppelganger, boat
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Terror Stalks the Class Reunion (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A beautiful young detective goes to the rescue of a teacher kidnapped by a former student.
Plot: teacher, murder, obsession, class reunion, high school reunion, hostage, kidnapping, investigation, danger, tape over mouth
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.3
 237
Perfect Alibi (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Melanie is married to Keith Bauers, she has two beautiful children and she is rich. She decides to engage a girl au pair, Janine, who arrives from France. Everything seems to run perfectly. Janine looks shy and timid and well disposed towards the ...
Plot: au pair, carrying someone, switch, doctor, nanny, marriage, marriage as hell, femme fatale, murder, widow, neo noir, sex in bed ...
Place: beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.3
 375
House Call (1994)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Roos Hartman is a young doctor who lives with her son in a large apartment complex. When a fellow tenant is brutally murdered, the police and Hartman's friends suspect her mysterious neighbour, Eric Coenen. As she becomes romantically involved ...
Plot: seaside, police detective, murder, psychopath, doctor, bathtub, sleeping pill, male female relationship, erotica, female nudity, neighborhood, summer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Blind Man's Bluff (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A blind professor is accused by the police of killing his neighbor and must clear his name by finding the murderer.
Plot: neighbor, murder, blindness, suspect, accident, runaway
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Indecent Behavior II (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Reporter Shoshona Reed is about to expose a number of people who have a lot to lose. Unfortunately, her cunning ways of getting stories by blackmailing people gets her killed...
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: male female relationship, sexploitation, male nudity, female nudity, sex, murder, erotica, pubic hair, sex in public, breasts, femme fatale
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 4.6
 217
Killer Image (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Max Oliver learns his photographer brother has been killed, he suspects it was no random murder. And when he finds his brothers' last photos of a powerful senator and a prostitute, Max gets a clear picture of a deadly political cover-up. ...
Plot: photographer, murder, senator, roller coaster, main character dies, villain played by lead actor, brother brother relationship, erotica, death of protagonist, political cover up
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Back to the Streets of San Francisco (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mike Stone's back and his old partner, Steve Keller, is missing. So Mike heads up an investigation. At the same time, he is investigating another brutal murder. And he is trying to decide which of two inspectors shall he recommend for the ...
Plot: murder, mystery, disappearance, priest, revenge, father daughter relationship, judge, promotion, docks, warden, parole officer, sergeant ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Kiss of a Killer (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A rapist stalks a witness endangered by the secret life she has created to escape her mother.
Plot: horny woman, abusive mother, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, psychopath, vampire, police detective, knocked unconscious, suicide attempt, blood, flashback, flaunting, making love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.8
 134
Blinded (1997)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Featuring plenty of two-fisted action with romantic and political overtones, this intelligent thriller from Spanish director Daniel Calparsoro is set in the Basque region of northernmost Spain and centers on the clash between two Basque terrorists ...
Plot: murder, basque, runaway, terrorism, terrorist group, son, sex, violence, terrorist, town mayor, male female relationship, eta
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 4K
We Go On (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: WE GO ON tells the story of one man's quest to find out if there is more out there after we die. Paralyzed by his fear of dying, Miles Grissom offers a cash reward to the first person who can show him a ghost, an angel, a demon anything that ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: murder, fear of death, ghost, medium, pursuit, supernatural power, supernatural, life after death
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Paranormal Adoption (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A couple loses their only child in an accident and subsequently unknowingly adopts an innocent looking little girl with paranormal powers that she uses to fulfill her twisted desires.
Plot: paranormal activity, murder, funeral, adoption, swimming pool, psychopath
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
When Justice Fails (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A detective (Jeff Fahey) investigating the murders of two sex offenders gets involved with a beautiful district attorney (Marlee Matlin) who becomes a main suspect.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, sexual, sexy
Plot: murder, crimes, crime, mystery, gays and lesbians, romance, dangerous attraction, legal, sex maniac, investigation, police detective, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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