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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, investigation, love affair, coffin, crimes, vengeance, confined, couple relations, stalking, family problems, couples, dishonesty, overdose, mind game, crumbling marriage, rivalry, woman in danger, tragic hero, unlikely criminals, unsupportive spouse ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, danger, dishonesty, couples and infidelity mostly in Thriller, Horror and Romance genres. Some movies like Buried Alive: Purgatory Flats (2003), Across the Hall (2009), Tempted (2001), Fair Game (1988), Death Ride (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: infidelity, investigation, betrayal, life is a bitch, murder, deadly, dishonesty, drug dealing, couples, cons and scams, uncover truth, femme fatale ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Across the Hall (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Convinced that his fiancee is cheating on him, a man follows her to a hotel and calls his best friend to help him avoid a calamity.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, scary, tense, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: neo noir, hotel, stalking, couples, infidelity, woman in danger, dishonesty, danger, love affair, murder, betrayal, hitman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: love and romance, betrayal, deadly, rivalry, crimes, vengeance, murder, infidelity, love triangle, crime, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 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: tense, realistic, sexy, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: infidelity, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, betrayal, obsession, mind game, manipulations, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, manipulation, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 4.9
 510
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: suspenseful, rough, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: snake, vengeance, showbiz, plague, cons and scams, infidelity, woman in danger, desert, profanity, battles, estrangement, family problems ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 2.4
 898
Death Ride (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
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: bleak, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, scary ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, wilderness, couples, deadly, crimes, rivalry, infidelity, vengeance, mentally unstable, dishonesty, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.3
 314
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, realistic, tense
Plot: missing person, infidelity, captivity, dishonesty, family problems, secret place, rivalry, crumbling marriage, vengeance, confined, isolation, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.7
 254
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, serious, realistic, tense, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, private detective, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, couples, family problems, city life, couple relations, stalking, crimes, unsupportive spouse, breakup ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Quiet Kill (2004)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An attractive married woman and a member of the 'Country Club Tennis Set', is being neglected by her workaholic doctor husband, Jerry (Corbin Bernsen). Lonely and insecure, Amy foolishly falls for the seductive charms of a much younger ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: murder, investigation, prostitute, stalker, serial killer, love affair, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, rivalry, mind game, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Amityville: The Awakening (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 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, haunted house, investigation, nightmare, twin brother, brother sister relationship, coma, mother daughter relationship, murder, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1965, year 1974
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 3.6
 656
Sick Boy (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sick Boy stars Skye McCole Bartusiak as Lucy, a young woman who steps in for a friend to take a job babysitting a young boy confined to his room due to a mysterious illness. Lucy begins to suspect the child’s mother, played by horror legend Debbie ...
Style: tense, serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: woman in danger, child illness, danger, confined, deadly, parents and children, family problems, violence, murder, family relations, domestic disturbance, evil
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, love affair, haunted by the past, couple relations, love triangle, crime, unfulfillment, deadly, crimes, hidden identity, dishonesty, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, new york, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.3
 1K
Summoned (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Follow three individuals who served on the jury for one of San Francisco's most high profile serial killer cases. Now someone, or something, is killing them off one by one.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, crimes, uncover truth, danger, serial killer, haunted by the past, mysterious character, police detective, stalking, woman in danger, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ 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: tense, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: infidelity, danger, graphic violence, power relations, couples, femme fatale, dishonesty, love and romance, couple relations, dangerous attraction, vengeance, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 ...
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Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.2
 682
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 ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Deadly Betrayal (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: International reporter Jeff Randal spends half of his time abroad. His wife Donna feels neglected. When their preteen daughter Melinda's hunky teacher Adam Hamilton notices, Donna becomes his hot lover, to her Boston bookstore employer and ...
Style: tense, sexy, suspenseful, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, dangerous attraction, love affair, danger, crimes, love and romance, betrayal, couples, murder, stalking, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.8
 616
Say Nothing (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Housewife Grace Needham (Nastassja Kinski) has a one-night stand with Julian Grant (William Baldwin), who then becomes obsessed with sinking her marriage to husband Matt (Hart Bochner). The twist here is that Julian is a millionaire global ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, sexy, suspense, sexual ...
Plot: stalker, dangerous attraction, love affair, obsession, manipulations, femme fatale, manipulation, infidelity, mentally unstable, dishonesty, murder, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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, tense, scary, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.1
 40K
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: rabies, dangerous animal, dog, killer dog, danger, hiding in a car, murder, blood, brutality, dam, cadillac, corpse ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 532
Exit in Red (1996)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ed Altman is a psychiatrist who relocates to Palm Springs, Calif., in order to avoid a lawsuit. However, he happens to wander directly into more trouble when he begins an affair with the rich and beautiful Ally Mercer (Annabel Schofield), who has ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: murder, psychiatrist, power relations, love affair, betrayal, extramarital affair, sexuality, infidelity, frame up, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
White of the Eye (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
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: scary, psychological, disturbing, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, psychopath, murder, police investigation, dangerous attraction, police detective, danger, crime, crimes, protagonist as suspect, slasher ...
Time: 80s, quarry
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.4
 414
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: psychological, sexual, suspenseful, gloomy, serious ...
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Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A terrifying story of a young girl who wakes up in a casket with a traumatic head injury and no memory of her identity. She quickly realizes she was abducted by a Deranged Serial Murderer and in an isolated rural town she must survive the night and ...
Style: serious, rough, bleak, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.6
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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: rough, suspenseful, psychological, bleak, tense ...
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.3
 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, psychological, scary, tense ...
Plot: neo noir, twins, crimes, mystery, woman in danger, mind game, mysterious character, losing-it hero, mental illness, female protagonist, attempted rape, psychoanalysis ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.4
 7K
Kill Theory (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Whilst celebrating a graduation at a secluded vacation home, a group of college students find themselves targeted by a sadistic killer who forces them to play a deadly game of killing one another in order to survive.
Style: surprise ending, realistic, rough, scary, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, friendship, slasher, survival, moral dilemma, isolation, gory, friends, confined, deadly, mind game, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.7
 1K
The Truth (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a couple is taken hostage in their home by an intruder, a simple home invasion robbery turns into something much more complicated...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: hostage, heist, couples, confined, betrayal, crimes, danger, dishonesty, vengeance, home invasion, mind game, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.6
 623
Night Junkies (2007)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the seedy London underworld of junkies and prostitutes, a vampire stalks women. When a stripper, Ruby, is bitten, she is determined not to give in to her blood addiction, no matter what.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, offbeat ...
Plot: vampire, mysterious character, supernatural, love affair, dangerous attraction, danger, serial killer, rivalry, crimes, addiction, murder, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.3
 2K
Rogue River (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When a young woman takes a trip down Rogue River, her car mysteriously disappears. Lost without transport or communication, she accepts the hospitality of a stranger who offers her shelter for the night at his cabin. With no other options available, ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
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Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%