Movies like Buried Alive 1990

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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, overdose, mind game, crumbling marriage, rivalry, woman in danger, tragic hero, unlikely criminals, unsupportive spouse, cons and scams, failed attempt ...
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, dishonesty, danger, couples and infidelity mostly in Thriller, Horror and Romance genres. Some movies like Buried Alive: Fair Game (1988), Purgatory Flats (2003), Other Voices (2000), Hitched (2001), Tempted (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.8
 500
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: psychological, scary, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: snake, battles, estrangement, filmmaking, woman in danger, danger, stalking, mentally unstable, showbiz, plague, desert, infidelity ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, murder, investigation, life is a bitch, dangerous attraction, crimes, uncover truth, cons and scams, protagonist as suspect, femme fatale, couples ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: betrayal, murder, deadly, dishonesty, couples, love and romance, crimes, crime, rivalry, vengeance, infidelity, love triangle ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 5.7
 225
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: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, private detective, crumbling marriage, couples, dishonesty, family problems, unsupportive spouse, stalking, city life, crimes, couple relations, breakup ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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 5.3
 311
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: missing person, isolation, infidelity, captivity, secret place, dishonesty, family problems, crumbling marriage, rivalry, vengeance, confined, unfaithful husband ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 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, betrayal, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, manipulation, crimes, manipulations, love affair, rivalry, obsession, mind game, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 2.4
 895
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, scary, tense ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, crimes, couples, deadly, rivalry, wilderness, dishonesty, infidelity, vengeance, mentally unstable, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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, couples, stalking, infidelity, danger, love affair, dishonesty, woman in danger, betrayal, hitman, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 4.7
 2K
Scorned (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Romance, 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, rivalry, dishonesty, isolation, lake or river, manipulations, confined, couple relations, manipulation, femme fatale ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 3.5
 181
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: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: murder, investigation, prostitute, stalker, serial killer, dangerous attraction, love affair, woman in danger, rivalry, psychopath, danger, mind game ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: twin brother, supernatural, mystery, danger, investigation, nightmare, teenage girl, sister sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, coma, brother sister relationship, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1974, year 1965
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: suspenseful, tense, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: infidelity, rivalry, terminal illness, graphic violence, power relations, couple relations, dangerous attraction, love and romance, vengeance, dishonesty, couples, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 3.6
 652
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, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Plot: woman in danger, danger, confined, child illness, parents and children, deadly, family problems, murder, violence, family relations, domestic disturbance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: psychological, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, revenge, investigation, mistaken identity, vengeance, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, disorder, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.2
 661
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, sexy, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: obsession, love triangle, psychopath, infidelity, destructive relationship, crimes, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, love and romance, love affair, couples, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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, danger, crimes, confined, betrayal, couples, dishonesty, vengeance, home invasion, sexual content, indoor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 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: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, couple relations, love affair, love triangle, haunted by the past, lovers reunited, infidelity, hidden identity, crime, crimes, unfulfillment, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, new york, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.2
 720
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, realistic, rough ...
Plot: vengeance, heist, criminal's revenge, vigilantism, injustice, crime, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, gambling, frame up, car chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 8K
Laid to Rest (2009)
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: bleak, rough, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, memory loss, danger, crimes, stalking, woman in danger, vengeance, one man army, deadly, gory, survival, police station ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: atmospheric, disturbing, psychological, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, psychopath, serial killer, murder, police investigation, dangerous attraction, mind game, danger, mistaken identity, police detective, slasher, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s, quarry
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.1
 38K
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, dog, danger, hiding in a car, murder, blood, brutality, saint bernard dog, corpse, cadillac, dam ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.8
 611
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: dangerous attraction, manipulations, love affair, femme fatale, manipulation, obsession, infidelity, mentally unstable, crumbling marriage, sexual relations, danger, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.3
 397
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: sexy, gloomy, sexual, psychological, serious ...
Plot: woman in danger, fall in love, investigation, psychopath, murder, paranoia, psychiatrist, mystery, crime, chaos and mayhem, crimes, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, tense, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: shopping mall, vengeance, ghost, deadly, haunted by the past, crimes, woman in danger, danger, stalking, burned alive, murder, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.5
 589
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: psychological, realistic, serious, rough, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, transvestism, stalking, murder, law enforcement, mind game, amateur detective, rivalry, investigation, police investigation, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, girls' night
Plot: nanny, murder, survival, serial killer, mind game, crimes, prank, psychopath, woman in danger, stalking, danger, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Two Faces of January (2014)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A thriller centered on a con artist, his wife, and a stranger who try to flee a foreign country after one of them is caught up in the murder of a private detective.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, romantic ...
Plot: murder, on the run, tour guide, private detective, crime, crimes, cons and scams, couples, danger, criminal heroes, dishonesty, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1962, 1960s
Place: greece, europe, turkey, istanbul turkey, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.8
 459
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Plot: vampire, murder, deadly creature, mysterious character, crimes, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, collision, true love, imaginary, fall in love, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, investigation, mistaken identity, mystery, disorder, hidden identity, dishonesty, law enforcement, manipulations, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.6
 1K
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, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: mind game, manipulations, mystery, crimes, cons and scams, infidelity, graphic violence, rivalry, deadly, couples, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%