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Buried Alive (1990)
 6.5
 4K
Buried Alive (1990)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Clint is an every day working man whose wife Joanna is having an affair with a doctor. They plot to kill him and get the insurance money. Only trouble the drug overdose they give him doesn't kill him. Lucky for Clint he's buried in a cheap wooden box and he unburies himself. Just remember, Hell hath no fury like a man buried alive!
Style: scary, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: buried alive, betrayal, infidelity, poisoning, lethal injection, poison, crimes, vengeance, investigation, confined, couple relations, stalking, family problems, couples, dishonesty, mind game, crumbling marriage, rivalry, tragic hero, unlikely criminals, unsupportive spouse, cons and scams, failed attempt, woman in danger, overdose ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Buried Alive

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, tense and realistic films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry, couples and infidelity mostly in Thriller, Horror and Romance genres. Some movies like Buried Alive: Fair Game (1988), Hitched (2001), Tempted (2001), Purgatory Flats (2003), Amityville: The Awakening (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.8
 482
Fair Game (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When Gene, a maniacally deranged computer-game designer, gets dumped by his beautiful artist wife, he devises a masochistic plan for revenge. Taking his spouse prisoner, Gene locks her in her windowless Los Angeles loft but leaves her with something ...
Style: rough, serious, psychological, tense, scary ...
Plot: snake, woman in danger, desert, infidelity, vengeance, psychopath, estrangement, murder, betrayal, rivalry, filmmaking, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Buried Alive II (1997)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman inherits a fortune, causing her husband and his lover to plot her demise by poisoning her. The only trouble is it only places her in a deep coma that resembles death. When an accident occurs in the embalmer's office he doesn't ...
Style: serious, psychological, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: crime, love and romance, deadly, couples, dishonesty, vengeance, love triangle, infidelity, crimes, rivalry, betrayal, murder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.3
 310
Hitched (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a homemaker discovers that her husband is a philanderer, she imprisons him in their soundproof basement and reports him missing to the police.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: isolation, infidelity, captivity, secret place, missing person, dishonesty, family problems, confined, rivalry, crumbling marriage, vengeance, unfaithful husband ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.5
 1K
Tempted (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Australia, France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A wealthy man married to a beautiful younger woman puts her fidelity to the test.
Style: realistic, tense, sexy, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, betrayal, mind game, obsession, dishonesty, vengeance, manipulations, crimes, love affair, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Purgatory Flats (2003)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Driving drunk, Thomas Reed causes a car crash, fatal for his wife, and gets jailed for 5 years. Yet he feels like punishing himself afterward by moving to Californian small town Purgatory Flats, where he works as a humble barman. Suddenly he ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: infidelity, investigation, murder, betrayal, small town, drug dealing, crimes, uncover truth, manipulations, dangerous attraction, protagonist as suspect, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Amityville: The Awakening (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Belle, her little sister, and her comatose twin brother move into a new house with their single mother Joan in order to save money to help pay for her brother's expensive healthcare. But when strange phenomena begin to occur in the house ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, danger, mystery, investigation, nightmare, twin sister, twin brother, brother sister relationship, murder, teenage girl, sister sister relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1965, year 1974
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 2.5
 885
Death Ride (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An American photographer has an affair with a mysterious woman (Yoshikawa), which leads him into a confrontation with the occult.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, bleak, serious ...
Plot: murder, couples, deadly, dishonesty, fashion, rivalry, crimes, love affair, wilderness, supernatural, infidelity, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
An Unfinished Affair (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a man ends a regretful love affair that occurred during his wife's illness, his mistress plots revenge by targeting his family's most treasured possessions, a priceless painting and his son.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, rough
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, love and romance, power relations, rivalry, femme fatale, terminal illness, crumbling marriage, love affair, dangerous attraction, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 5.3
 639
Cold Heart (2001)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman discovers becoming attracted to the wrong man can have deadly consequences in this tense erotic thriller. Linda (Nastassia Kinski) is a woman whose life would seem ideal on the surface: she runs a thriving business and is happily married to ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, sexy, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: obsession, psychopath, love triangle, infidelity, dangerous attraction, couples, family problems, crimes, love affair, destructive relationship, love and romance, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
A House in the Hills (1993)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An aspiring actress gets a housesitting job and finds herself in a cat-and-mouse game with a deadly ex-con.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, psychological
Plot: murder, revenge, woman in danger, dishonesty, law enforcement, disorder, deadly, crimes, cons and scams, vengeance, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.7
 219
Other Voices (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Phil and Anna are a young, married couple, who begin to suspect one other of an affair. When a shady private investigator gets involved in their relationship, things begin to spin out of control, in this turn-of-the-millennium thriller.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, love and romance, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, urban, dishonesty, couples, family problems, city life, couple relations, crimes, unsupportive spouse ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.1
 35K
Cujo (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A friendly St. Bernard named "Cujo" contracts rabies and conducts a reign of terror on a small American town.
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: dangerous animal, rabies, danger, dog, hiding in a car, killer dog, murder, blood, brutality, corpse, saint bernard dog, dam ...
Time: 80s
Place: kindergarten, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
White of the Eye (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Evidence of mutilated housewives points to a sound expert (David Keith) living unhappily with his wife (Cathy Moriarty) in Arizona.
Style: disturbing, realistic, erotic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, investigation, mind game, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, danger, woman in danger, police detective, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.7
 2K
Scorned (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Sadie and Kevin have decided to spend a romantic weekend together at his lake house. But when an unexpected- and unfortunate- text from her best friend Jennifer to Kevin reveals a lurid love affair between the two, Sadie spirals a into a hunger for ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, surreal, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, vengeance, psychopath, dishonesty, rivalry, isolation, couple relations, confined, manipulations, lake or river, femme fatale, coitus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
When a Stranger Calls (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Far away from the site of a gruesome murder, a teenager named Jill Johnson arrives at a luxurious home for a baby-sitting job. With the children fast asleep, she settles in for what she expects to be an ordinary evening. Soon, the ringing of a phone ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, realistic, tense, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, survival, serial killer, mind game, crimes, psychopath, woman in danger, stalking, danger, prank, high school, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.3
 2K
Forever Mine (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A hotel cabana boy falls for the wife of a powerful politico. But when she confesses to the affair, her husband determines to end it forever.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: betrayal, haunted by the past, love triangle, couple relations, love affair, vengeance, hidden identity, infidelity, lovers reunited, murder, deadly, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.6
 998
Games (1967)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mysterious woman (Simone Signoret) in black moves in with married Manhattan thrill-seekers (James Caan, Katharine Ross) and helps one trick the other.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, serious ...
Plot: mind game, cons and scams, crimes, manipulations, mystery, rivalry, murder, deadly, couples, dishonesty, infidelity, danger ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
A Table for One (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A wife, her two-timing husband and a flirting neighbor are unpredictable competitors in a warped game that turns into a life-or-death affair.
Style: sexual, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: mind game, murder, infidelity, vengeance, love triangle, love and romance, unfulfillment, crimes, love affair, family problems, deadly, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 4.8
 438
To Die For (1988)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: L.A. real estate agent Kate Wooten gets a new lease on life when she learns that her new client, a mysterious and handsome man named Vlad, is looking for a house isolated in the Hollywood Hills where he wants to live and doesn't want to be ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: murder, vampire, imaginary, deadly creature, crimes, mysterious character, love and romance, fall in love, danger, isolation, signal, terrorism ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.9
 601
Pandora's Box (2002)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Stuck in a dull marriage, successful shrink Mia DuBois follows a patient's advice and exposes her wild side at a private underground club, where she meets a handsome stranger and begins an affair that may cost her more than just her husband.
Style: erotic, serious, psychological, realistic, tense ...
Plot: nightclub, infidelity, murder, femme fatale, power relations, crumbling marriage, love affair, sexual relations, who done it, mysterious character, family problems, couples ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.2
 702
The Heist (1989)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ex-con Neal Skinner (Pierce Brosnan) seeks revenge against track owner Ebbet Berens (Tom Skerritt) for framing him in an emerald smuggling deal.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: vengeance, heist, criminal's revenge, injustice, vigilantism, crime, frame up, criminal heroes, cons and scams, master criminal, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.2
 2K
Scissors (1991)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After a young woman is attacked in the elevator she meets her neighbours (two brothers) for the first time. One of the brothers has a secret, the other has a crush on her. Her analyst tries to help her over the attack, but when she is invited to a ...
Style: atmospheric, surprise ending, scary, psychological, serious ...
Plot: twins, mental illness, crimes, mystery, woman in danger, mind game, losing-it hero, mysterious character, neo noir, attempted rape, female protagonist, psychoanalysis ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.5
 576
Rough Draft (1998)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A struggling freelance writer, while investigating the transvestite night life, stumbles across a serial killer in action. The two then strike up a bizarre partnership to document the killer's motives and handiwork as a possessed detective ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, scary, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: transvestism, serial killer, murder, stalking, rivalry, danger, woman in danger, crime, protagonist as suspect, amateur detective, mind game, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 2K
Spellbinder (1988)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When Jeff and his friend rescue a young beautiful woman (Kelly Preston) from an apparently abusive boyfriend, the trouble starts. Jeff unknowing becomes involved with Miranda (Kelly) and the web of intrigue that follows her. Miranda is on the run ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, suspense
Plot: dangerous attraction, supernatural ability, crimes, fall in love, danger, infidelity, rescue, deadly, group of friends, betrayal, missing person, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Phantom of the Mall: Eric's Revenge (1989)
Genre: Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eric owns a huge house and some greedy people want to build a mall over it. So they get someone to burn down his house. Eric is badly burned but not dead, and a year later the mall opens. What they don't realise is that Eric is living ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, captivating, tense, semi serious
Plot: ghost, vengeance, haunted by the past, deadly, woman in danger, danger, crimes, burned alive, shopping mall, stalking, murder, chase ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Baby Monitor: Sound of Fear (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A neglectful mother overhears her husband on the telephone at their workplace talking with their babysitter. She discovers they are having an affair and are going to have a baby. She concocts an evil plan to win back her husband and remove the girl ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: infidelity, murder, nanny, rivalry, criminal heroes, babies and infants, crumbling marriage, crimes, family relations, psychopath, vengeance, family in danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.2
 553
Disturbed (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 10 years ago the perverse Dr. Russell couldn't resist the beauty of a young patient in his mental clinic and raped her one night. When she plunged herself from the roof shortly after, he described it as consequence of her heavy depressions. Now ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, hospital, psychopath, vengeance, ghost, deadly, mentally unstable, couples, danger, woman in danger, haunted by the past, investigation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.4
 383
Victim of Love (1991)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: It's a romantic triangle with a lot of heat when a psychologist (JoBeth Williams) falls in love with a widowed professor (Pierce Brosnan) who's having an affair with one of her patients (Virginia Madsen). Williams turns a dangerous page ...
Style: mind bending, serious, psychological, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, psychopath, murder, paranoia, psychiatrist, crimes, crime, doctors and patients, dishonesty, deadly, couples, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Keep Watching (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A family imprisoned by intruders is forced to play a terrifying game of "Kill, Or Be Killed". As the night unfolds, the game's mysterious rules become clear, and the family realizes their nightmare is being streamed live to riveted ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: home invasion, family in danger, danger, murder, confined, deadly, isolation, mind game, psychopath, manipulations, family secrets, hidden camera ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Killing Time (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After bagging his latest victim, a murderous sociopath (Kiefer Sutherland) decides to steal the dead man's identity and pose as the deputy of a remote coastal town, where the local sheriff (Beau Bridges) and his lover (Camelia Kath) are cooking ...
Style: rough, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, small town, frame up, disorder, mystery, investigation, mistaken identity, hidden identity, small town life, dishonesty, crime, manipulations ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%