Movies like Captive 1998

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Captive (1998)
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Captive (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After a botched suicide attempt Sam Hoffman finds herself trapped in an evil insane asylum
Plot: mental institution, murder, imprisonment, sanity

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and psychological films with plots about murder, crimes, revenge, female nudity, deadly, mental institution and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Captive: A Twist of Faith (1999), Psychout for Murder (1969), A Passion for Murder (1992), Lies (1983), Blind Man's Bluff (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Twist of Faith (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vancouver Police Detective Henry Smith is one of those investigating the murder of Roman Catholic Father Martin, who was crucified in his own church.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, church, serial killer, crime, murderous pair, redemption, obsession, dangerous attraction, riddles and clues, who done it, religions or cults, police detective ...
Time: 90s
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Psychout for Murder (1969)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mario consigns his girlfriend Licia to a whorehouse for an evening in order to get the photographic goods to blackmail her father with. To get her out of the way, Licia is then consigned to a mental hospital by her father.
Plot: murder, mental institution, mental breakdown, whodunit, family relations, seduction, corruption, brothel, injustice, greed, sister sister relationship, father daughter relationship ...
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A Passion for Murder (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman on the run from a murderous rogue government agent hooks up with a pony-tailed taxi driver who reluctantly agrees to help her.
Plot: caucasian, butt naked, nudity (full frontal - brief), blood, taxi ride, cross country, defibrillation, breasts, ass, bare breasts, butt, taxi driver ...
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Lies (1983)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Struggling actress accepts high paying job to play a rich heiress committed in a lunatic asylum, not knowing she's really being set up as a surrogate for the real girl who'd been murdered.
Plot: electroshock therapy, mental institution, female nudity, actress
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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 ⇓
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What We Did That Night (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ex-con Henry (Rick Schroder) returns to town after being released from prison and contacts his old college frat members about a murder that they committed years earlier. They have to return to move the body to a new location before it is ...
Plot: murder, revenge, friendship, secret, prank, grave digging, ex convict, dark secret, corpse, mockery, digging a grave
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Crime + Punishment in Suburbia (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is a contemporary fable loosely based on Fyodor Dostoyevsky's "Crime and Punishment". Roseanne is outwardly a perfect and popular teen. However, her image is hiding the abuse at her stepfather's hands, and she decides to ...
Style: disturbing, serious, psychological, clever, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: murder, high school, dysfunctional family, suburbs, americana, guilt, rape, trial, crime and punishment, obsession, youth, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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62%
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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, murder, roller coaster, senator, main character dies, villain played by lead actor, brother brother relationship, erotica, political cover up, death of protagonist
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Deadly Pursuits (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A former stripper befriends a young man looking for his father, all the while trying to avoid a hitman for the mob, to whom she is deeply in debt.
Plot: murder, on the run, bandit
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58%
Portraits of a Killer (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An attorney takes the lawyer/client relationship too seriously. She ends up falling for her client, a very charming photographer who has been charged with a multiple murder. She wants to believe he is innocent but she cannot deny her suspicions.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, law enforcement, dedicated lawyer, legal, serial killer, legal investigation, danger, dishonesty, deadly, fall in love, dangerous attraction, who done it ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Committed (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A nurse is taken hostage by a patient pretending to be a doctor and is forced to administer to everyone.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, offbeat ...
Plot: mental institution, mistaken identity, murder, mentally unstable, dishonesty, power relations, misfit, patient, doctor, nurse, woman in danger, trap ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Innuendo (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, Finland, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tuuli grows up in an oppressively religious and abusive family in Finland. To escape from the shadow of her angelic twin sister she travels to Melbourne, Australia. Curious of sexuality, she becomes a nude model for art classes. Her innocent surface ...
Style: psychological thriller
Plot: murder, identical twins, posing nude, nudity (full frontal - brief), australian, religion, chainsaw, nude model
Place: melbourne australia, finland, melbourne
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On the Inside (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A decent but troubled young man is sent to a psychiatric institution for the criminally insane and soon finds himself in a fight for his life battling ghosts inside his head and very real enemies all around him.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, tense, serious ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, mental illness, mental institution, woman in danger, haunted by the past, redemption, confined, mentally unstable, criminal psychologist, crime and punishment, female prisoner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Le monte-charge (1962)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a Christmas night, an ex-convict ,Robert Herbin, meets a beautiful Italian married woman Marthe Drévet ,who has got a lot of things to hide . She lives in an old house ,the first floor of which is a big workshop where a service elevator leads to ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, deception, police, parisian suburb, christmas tree, murder disguised as suicide, christmas, corpse, elevator, christmas eve, little girl ...
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46%
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Abducted (1986)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mixed-up mountain boy kidnaps a pretty college student.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: kidnapping, jogging, father son relationship, hunting, wilderness, murder, attempted rape, abduction, shotgun, dysfunctional family, filicide, male nudity ...
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46%
Murder at My Door (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a quiet neighborhood, a suburban family is shocked when their son is the prime suspect in the brutal murder of a neighbor's daughter.
Plot: girlfriend, son, investigation, mother, serial killer, mental illness, fire, murder
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Mother Knows Best (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A woman urges her daughter to get married. And when her daughter does, she doesn't think that she made a good choice. So she goes out and hires a killer to kill her son-in-law.
Plot: murder, mother daughter relationship, marriage, hitman
⇓ similarity ⇓
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El profeta Mimi (1973)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Childhood trauma and religious repression causes little boy to grow up and murder prostitutes.
Plot: murder, investigation, prostitution, poverty, prophet, preacher, religious, crime, crimes
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Best Friends (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Beth Ferrier is happy in her life - fulfilled as a wife and mother, living in a beautiful home in a safe and tranquil neighborhood. Claudia Hartnell lives across the street and seems to be the perfect best friend - kind, compassionate, and a good ...
Plot: suburbs, drugged drink, murder of husband, murder, best friend, death, insurance fraud, cell phone, blackmail, car falling off a cliff, mad woman
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Transgression (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Matthew and Elena are about to face the worst night of their lives when four burglars trespass into their home looking for easy money. But things don't go as planned. Tension and fear take over them all, victims and executioners, and mistrust, ...
Plot: tied up, home invasion, hostage, tied feet, husband wife relationship, robbery
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The Perfect Neighbor (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In Kansas City, the deranged middle-age Donna Germaine stabs and kills her lover, when he calls off their relationship to stay with his wife. Donna uses an excuse to move to the house of her aunt, and she becomes obsessed in their neighbor, the ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, suspenseful, complex
Plot: obsession, femme fatale, husband wife relationship, murder, betrayal, marriage, neighbor, attraction, starting over, marital problem
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Madonna: A Case of Blood Ambition (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man is convicted of raping and murdering a child and sent to prison. He is shortly afterwards beaten to death by other inmates. His daughter blames the jurors who convicted him for his death, and she hatches a scheme to murder each of the jury ...
Plot: female nudity, prison, murder, rape, father daughter relationship, jury, stripper, revenge, seduction, femme fatale, juror, strip club
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Deadly Surveillance (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A detective investigates a series of murders that he begins to suspect are being committed by a woman involved in prostitution and narcotics trafficking.
Style: tense, captivating, twists and turns, psychological, suspense
Plot: stalking, accused of murder, apartment, drugs, hiding, crimes, investigation, murder, police detective, danger, suspicion, serial killer ...
Place: usa, montreal, montreal quebec
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39%
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Someone to Die For (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A policeman on the skids faces another tragedy when his daughter dies. When other police in his unit are being murdered, the viewer must decide which one of the suspects is responsible.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: murder, police officer, betrayal, sex, death, violence, breast suckling, mental institution, blood, mental illness, body double, female nudity ...
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38%
Five Desperate Women (1971)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Five young women vacation together at a resort on an isolated island. They are the resort's only customers and, aside from the boat captain who brought them here and the resort's handyman, Wylie, the island's only inhabitants. When ...
Plot: murder, sabotage, island, stranded, barefoot, dead woman on floor, terror, stranded on an island, female protagonist, strangulation, dog, dead woman on bed ...
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37%
The Interrogation of Michael Crowe (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The lives of Escondido, California residents Cheryl and Stephen Crowe change one morning when they find their twelve year old daughter Stephanie Crowe stabbed to death in her bedroom. As procedure dictates, the police take each member of the ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: false accusation, police investigation, murder, uncover truth, suspect, courtroom drama, teenage life, crime, fighting the system, crimes, law enforcement, injustice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Laguna (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Canada, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Raised by an uncle in New York after his parents died in an attack orchestrated by the mafia, Thomas, now an adult, is sent to live in Italy. There, while his tortured past and the death of his parents come back to haunt him, he feels increasingly ...
Style: suspense, captivating
Plot: aunt nephew relationship, older woman younger man sex, murder, revenge, secret, loss of parents, dead parents, loss of parent, death of parent, female nudity, older woman teenage boy sex, porter ...
Place: venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Before He Wakes (1998)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Initially cleared of "accidentally" killing her husband, an idyllic wife and mother comes under suspicion when police learn that her first husband also perished under similar circumstances. As the investigation unfolds, it becomes clear ...
Plot: murder, black widow, extramarital affair, life insurance, true crime, greed, husband wife relationship, family relations, divorce, shot in the head, deception, basketball coach ...
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Too Good to Be True (1988)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A self-entitled woman is determined to keep her new man to herself at all costs.
Plot: murder, sister, sociopath, pregnant, sister sister relationship, pregnant wife, expectant father, death, jealousy, pregnant woman, female sociopath, falling down stairs ...
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The 'Human' Factor (1975)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After his family is brutally murdered for an unknown reason, a computer engineer sets out to find those responsible.
Plot: revenge, murder, family, retribution, car accident, manhunt, murder of family, shooting a woman, showdown, blockade, dead woman, standoff ...
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