Movies like Broken Vows 1987

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Broken Vows (1987)
 5.4
 229
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, mass, catholic mass
Place: new york

Most similar movies to Broken Vows

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and psychological films with plots about murder, crimes, investigation, sex, mystery, deadly and dishonesty mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Broken Vows: Turnabout (2016), Bright Hair (1997), Duel of Hearts (1991), Dead Man's Curve (1998), As Good as Dead (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 3K
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: murder, motel, childhood friend, marital problem, reunion, drug overdose, strip club, one night, suicide attempt, childhood friends
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.8
 186
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: schoolgirl, infatuation, murder, love affair, male nudity, insanity, extramarital affair
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.7
 320
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, fall in love, dishonesty, deadly, investigation, love and romance, crimes, mystery, love affair, frame up ...
Time: 90s, 19th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: suspenseful, psychological, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: college, murder, urban legend, pregnancy, suicide, party, psychopath, deadly, youth, college life, legends and myths, urban ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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, black pantyhose, father, brother, hospital, secret, pantyhose, female stockinged legs
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.6
 202
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: murder, cheerleader, older man young girl relationship
Place: new england
⇓ 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: sex, husband wife relationship, prostitute, death of husband, vacation, heart attack, love, writers, car accident, cover up, older man younger woman relationship, embalming ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.6
 224
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, erotica, seduction, love, sex, femme fatale, socialite, investigation
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 5.4
 1K
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, bleak, realistic, serious
Plot: conspiracy, politics, murder, arab, cons and scams, political unrest, chaos and mayhem, political conspiracy, political corruption, workplace intrigue, stock broker, unlikely partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: middle east, spain, new york, manhattan new york city, saudi arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, multiple murder, widow, child murder, murder, violence, robbery, husband wife relationship, serial killer, loss of daughter, loss of husband
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
 490
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: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: neo noir, murder, suicide attempt, rivalry, crime, mentally unstable, dishonesty, crimes, mind game, infidelity, court, affair ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, twists and turns, art house
Plot: murder, psychologist, incest, love, betrayal, secret, whodunit, tragedy, male full rear nudity, woman in bathtub, naked woman, jealousy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense, serious ...
Plot: murder, old friends, homecoming, mystery, crimes, deadly, school, career woman, seduction, small town, investigation, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.8
 713
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: suspenseful, psychological, gloomy, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: ghost, murder, mystery, manipulations, deadly, supernatural, mentally unstable, dishonesty, manipulation, immigrants, prodigy, destructive relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
 128
Insidious (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Times are tough for talented, twenty-one year old filmmaker, Donny Rocconi. He grew up in New York City, a place where either you learn fast, or lose everything. Estranged from his mother, and never knowing his dead father, Donny sets out to collect ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, realistic
Plot: vengeance, betrayal, gangsters, dishonesty, crimes, city life, cafe, murder, criminal heroes, crime, urban, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, obsession, male bonding, sex, party, friendship between men, erotica, shower, boxer shorts, stalker ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.8
 394
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 disorder, mental disorders, suicide attempt, psychiatrist, plot twist, mental illness, rehabilitation, stabbing, drug addict ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: rescue, murder, private detective, revenge, cruise ship, fight, boat, doppelganger
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: class reunion, teacher, obsession, murder, high school reunion, tape over mouth, hostage, investigation, danger, kidnapping
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Murder at the Savoy (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A famous industrialist is murdered at a restaurant in Malmoe. Police inspector Martin Beck in Stockholm gets the case. The suspects lead to people involved in illegal arms deals. But who was the biggest criminal, the murderer or the industrialist?
Style: suspenseful, rough, mind bending, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, arms dealing, deadly, crime, law enforcement, investigation, mystery, crimes, police, arms deal, hospital, murder investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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, mystery, cross dressing, spanish civil war, blood, whiskey, male nudity, filling station, flick knife, adultery, inheritance, revolver ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 260
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: carrying someone, switch, doctor, sex in bed, investigation, neo noir, widow, au pair, nanny, marriage, murder, femme fatale ...
Place: beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.3
 381
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, murder, psychopath, police detective, male female relationship, doctor, sleeping pill, serial killer, summer, sex, neighborhood, apartment ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: femme fatale, pubic hair, sexploitation, breasts, male female relationship, male nudity, female nudity, sex, erotica, murder, sex in public
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.6
 221
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, roller coaster, senator, murder, brother brother relationship, erotica, political cover up, villain played by lead actor, death of protagonist, main character dies
⇓ 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, partner, drug addict, gunfight, warden, rookie, evidence, police captain, priest, judge ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: murder, paranormal activity, funeral, adoption, psychopath, swimming pool
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.4
 786
Sister, Sister (1987)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A congressional aide (Eric Stoltz) explores an old Louisiana mansion two kooky sisters (Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judith Ivey) run as a guest house.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, serious, psychological thriller ...
Plot: murder, ghost, family relations, psychopath, swamp, siblings relations, family problems, supernatural, who done it, isolation, uncover truth, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ 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, realistic, sexy, suspenseful, sexual
Plot: murder, legal, mute or deaf, investigation, law enforcement, romance, police detective, couples, obsession, fall in love, dangerous attraction, track down ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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