Movies like Butterfly

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Butterfly (1982)
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Butterfly (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Orson Welles, as judge Rauch, holds a lengthy trial against Jess Tyler, a caretaker deserted by his wife ten years before, who's accused of improper relations with his daughter Kady. Complications follows when Wash, father of Kady's baby, comes back to take her away.
Style: tense, sincere, sexy, serious, realistic, disturbing
Plot: desert, incest, seduction, father daughter incest, teenage life, crimes, vengeance, youth, family relations, betrayal, parents and children, manipulations, babies and infants, murder, social differences, couples, dishonesty, deadly, estrangement, romance, female nudity, sex scene, courtroom, jealousy, judge ...
Time: 30s, 1930s, year 1937
Place: arizona, nevada, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, crime, dishonesty, couples and female nudity mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Butterfly: The Killer Inside Me (1976), My Man (2014), This World, Then the Fireworks (1997), Let the Devil Wear Black (1999), Fresh Bait (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Killer Inside Me (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A sheriff struggles to hide his violent murderous acts.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, rough, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, neo noir, small town, law enforcement, dishonesty, small town life, deadly, serial killer, social relations, unlikely criminals, crimes, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: montana, usa
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95%
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My Man (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Young Hana had lost everything in the earthquake and tsunami and was being taken care of by a relative named Jungo. As Hana grew up she began to fall in love with her own relative.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, serious, tense ...
Plot: father daughter incest, forbidden love, orphan, first sexual experience, incest, unfulfillment, love and romance, parents and children, crimes, single parent, island, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
This World, Then the Fireworks (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Marty Lakewood is a reporter forced to leave Chicago and his family because he had uncovered too much police corruption. He returns to his small home town on the California coast to his ailing mother and prostitute sister, with whom he had an ...
Style: gloomy, realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: incestuous sex, brother sister incest, prostitute, incest, neo-noir, siblings relations, couples, family problems, dishonesty, small town life, small town, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20s, 50s, 1950s, 80s
Place: california, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Let the Devil Wear Black (1999)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man comes face-to-face with personal treachery after suspecting that his father may have been murdered.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, serious
Plot: murder, betrayal, crimes, investigation, dishonesty, family relations, college, deadly, couples, dealing with death, parents and children, neo noir ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Fresh Bait (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: With the ambition to start a boutique overseas but without the means to do so, Nathalie finds herself in a desperate situation, where she would do anything to acquire what she needs. Along with her boyfriend, Eric, and his friend Bruno, she concocts ...
Style: disturbing, gloomy, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: murder, friendship, crime, life is a bitch, cons and scams, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, society, introspection, human nature, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Wild Things: Diamonds in the Rough (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Once again set in the oceanfront Florida city of Blue Bay, "Wild Things 3" tells the tale of snobby rich girl Marie Clifton. Although she lives the life of luxury, Marie's distraught over her stepfather not giving her a pair of ...
Style: sexy, surprise ending, suspenseful, serious, erotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: threesome, rape accusation, murder, cons and scams, manipulations, investigation, frame up, dangerous attraction, teenage life, sexual relations, parole officer, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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The Funeral (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story concerns the funeral of one of three brothers in a family of gangsters that lived in New York in 1930s. Details of the past of the brothers and their families are shown through a series of flashbacks.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: murder, mafia, violence, bedroom, corpse, strike, great depression, crime, vengeance, haunted by the past, labor union, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: usa, new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Buster and Billie (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dimwitted but sweet high school girl of easy virtue and the most popular boy in the school share an improbable romance.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: high school, teenage love, romance, rape, small town, love affair, youth, coming out, vengeance, forbidden love, social differences, tragic love ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Fragments (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A psychotic man opens fire in a diner, murdering numerous people before killing himself. The survivors struggle in different ways following this horrendous event: a doctor doubts his own instincts and elects to use an experimental medical procedure ...
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: group of strangers, haunted by the past, destiny, mentally unstable, murder, deadly, survival, hitman, crimes, family relations, post traumatic stress, gambling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Death Clique (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, a friendship rivalry between three high school girls escalates into a shocking act of violence, and soon one of them is dead. Now the dead girl's mom is determined to find her missing child... and get justice for her ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, rivalry, friendship, high school, jealousy, social relations, uninhibited rivalry, manipulations, dishonesty, teenage life, police investigation, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.1
 591
My Kingdom (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A powerful dynasty, headed by a charismatic, manipulative father, falls when he decides to hand over his criminal empire to his three corrupt and power-hungry daughters. Kath runs a brothel down by the docks, Tracy owns a soccer team and Jo, a ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: dishonesty, family relations, drug dealing, rivalry, vengeance, urban, aging, murder, prostitute, betrayal, deadly, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Wild Seven (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this darkly karmic vision of Arizona, a man who breathes nothing but ill will begins a noxious domino effect as quickly as an uncontrollable virus kills. As he exits Arizona State Penn after twenty-one long years, Wilson has only one thing on the ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, going straight, desert, vengeance, frame up, heist, crime gone awry, murder, bank, dishonesty, disorder, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
New Jersey Drive (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: New Jersey Drive is a 1995 film about black youths in Newark, New Jersey, the unofficial "car theft capital of the world". Their favorite pastime is that of everybody in their neighborhood: stealing cars and joyriding. The trouble starts ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: juvenile delinquency, gang, brutality, murder, police, crimes, police investigation, teenage life, vengeance, on the run, deadly, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Eye of God (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A small Oklahoma town is stripped of its innocence when one of its boys (Nick Stahl) turns up mute and bloodied by the lakeside. Unable to tell his story, the local sheriff (Hal Holbrook) embarks on a quest to uncover the roots of a gruesome crime. ...
Style: gloomy, serious, psychological, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: pregnancy, abortion, parole officer, murder, small town, small town life, couples, danger, haunted by the past, religions or cults, social relations, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Hollywood Flies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Life is the buzz.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, on the road, crime, mystery, crimes, nothing goes right, cons and scams, danger, woman in danger, crime gone awry, filmmaking, hostages ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, los angeles, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Witness Protection (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Would you be willing to walk away from everyone and everything you've ever known in exchange for your safety? This is the question facing career criminal Bobby "Bats" Batton (Tom Sizemore); on the outs with the mob and facing ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, gangsters, mystery, criminal heroes, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry, ghost, samurai, murder, crimes, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Grifters (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young short-con grifter suffers both injury and the displeasure of reuniting with his criminal mother, all the while dating an unpredictable young lady.
Style: tense, cynical, serious, intense, suspense ...
Plot: betrayal, neo noir, crime, intrigue, cheating, couples, rivalry, manipulations, con artists, twists & turns, train ride, neo-noir ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, arizona, phoenix arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Girls Are for Loving (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two women who like control face each other in a battle over jealousy and weaknesses. The US is about to sign a trade treaty with an Asian country; in exchange for friendly relations, the US will loan the Asians money to purchase US goods under ...
Style: erotic, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, danger, opposites attract, couples, dishonesty, deadly, espionage, bondage, social differences, crimes, crime, working undercover ...
Time: 70s
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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As Blood Runs Deep (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Small-town detective Noah Cordin is called to solve a juvenile homicide that occurred during a home burglary in his affluent town of Hilliard. The dead boy's mother, Allison Connor, is a member of the Meskada County Board of Commissioners, and ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, crimes, police investigation, law enforcement, deadly, social differences, small town, working class, home invasion, crime scene, friend, burglar ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Little Odessa (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The film follows the personal relationship between a father and his two sons, one of whom is a hit-man for the Russian mafia in Brooklyn.
Style: bleak, disturbing, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, hitman, infidelity, russian mafia, gangsters, immigrants, crime, haunted by the past, gang, crimes, life is a bitch, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Murder in New Hampshire: The Pamela Wojas Smart Story (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Pamela Smart knows exactly what she wants and is willing to do anything to get it. She is fed up with teaching, and her marriage offers little excitement. Looking for a way out she applies for a job at a local TV station. When her dreams of fame are ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, cynical
Plot: murder, school, fatal attraction, student, teacher, legal investigation, manipulations, crimes, dangerous attraction, dedicated lawyer, dedicated educator, teachers and students ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
A Killing Affair (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Peter Weller (Robocop) stars as Baton Morris, a drifter suspected of murder, in this crime drama. A widow (Kathy Baker) living in West Virginia takes in the man (Weller) whom she believes murdered her husband. As she spends more time with him, she ...
Style: gloomy, serious, bleak, psychological, mind bending ...
Plot: danger, woman in danger, isolation, vengeance, fall in love, crimes, crime, hostages, confined, mind game, rivalry, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s
Place: west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Thy Neighbor's Wife (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the vein of "The Hand That Rocks the Cradle" and fraught with mystery and edge-of-your seat suspense, Kari Wuhrer Poison tells the darkly insidious story of the Garrett household and their descent into a hellish world of sexual malice ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: vengeance, murder, couple relations, manipulations, protagonist as suspect, family problems, mentally unstable, deadly, couples, dishonesty, crime, domestic disturbance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: beverly hills, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Guilty Hearts (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Quiet and unassuming church organist Jenny Moran is depressed with her marriage to working-class Matt and leaves him. Jenny begins an affair with the manipulative and charming Dr. Stephen Carrow, who is also deacon of her church and a married man. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: church, murder, family relations, infidelity, fall in love, unsupportive spouse, crime, religions or cults, couples, family problems, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.3
 638
Out of Season (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, Romania, UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a young drifter is forced to stay the winter in a small seaside town, he inadvertently becomes the catalyst for deceit, double crossings and murder amongst the locals.
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious
Plot: bar, small town, murder, protagonist as suspect, cons and scams, manipulations, mystery, dangerous attraction, hidden identity, femme fatale, police investigation, hitman ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Murder Ordained (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 185 min.
Story: This is the story of a minister who's feeling unhappy in his marriage who then has an affair with a church employee, who is also married, and who also has affairs, and whose husband is unwilling to divorce her. One day the minister's wife ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: murder, small town, church, crime, life is a bitch, legal investigation, love and romance, uncover truth, computers and web, manipulations, danger, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Bonnie & Clyde: The Real Story (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bonnie Parker is estranged from her husband while still only just barely eighteen. Clyde Barrow, a handsome charmer who is in love with Bonnie, is a small-time thief, 'borrowing' cars to teach Bonnie to drive. He falls in with WD Jones, ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, realistic, rough ...
Plot: partners, criminal heroes, on the run, chase, love and romance, heist, murderous pair, deadly, violence spree, crime, outlaw, bank robber ...
Time: 30s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.1
 526
Natural Enemy (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: William McNamara plays a young man who was given away by his mother at birth, seeking revenge on her for abandoning him.
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, adoption, crime, parents and children, deadly, dishonesty, danger, family problems, couples, obsession ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
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Swoon (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a film based on actual events, teenagers Nathan Leopold Jr. (Craig Chester) and Richard Loeb (Daniel Schlachet) share a dangerous sexual bond and an amoral outlook on life. They spend afternoons breaking into storefronts and engaging in petty ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, gloomy, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, investigation, life is a bitch, crime, dangerous attraction, crimes, legal, gender, courtroom drama, gays and lesbians, teenage life ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.8
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U Turn (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: When Bobby's car breaks down in the desert while on the run from some of the bookies who have already taken two of his fingers, he becomes trapped in the nearby small town where the people are stranger than anyone he's encountered. After ...
Style: disturbing, serious, suspenseful, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: small town, mechanic, betrayal, murder, desert, drifter, neo noir, car breakdown, robbery, money, police officer, neo-noir ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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