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 suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about murder, crimes, mental institution, female nudity, deadly, revenge and husband wife relationship mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Captive: Lies (1983), A Twist of Faith (1999), Psychout for Murder (1969), A Passion for Murder (1992), Blind Man's Bluff (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: mental institution, electroshock therapy, female nudity, actress
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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: suspenseful, psychological, rough, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, church, police investigation, life is a bitch, murderous pair, reluctant partners, law enforcement, dangerous attraction, riddles and clues, redemption, who done it ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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: mental institution, murder, whodunit, mental breakdown, sister sister relationship, factory owner, injustice, suicide, gun, seduction, wealth, revenge ...
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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: evil man, butt naked, nudity (full frontal - brief), congressman, interrupted sex, accidental killing, woman in danger, taxi driver, taxi, sex scene, aspiring writer, on the road ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 ⇓
72%
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, cynical ...
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: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, friendship, revenge, secret, prank, grave digging, ex convict, corpse, dark secret, digging a grave, mockery
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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, roller coaster, senator, murder, brother brother relationship, erotica, political cover up, villain played by lead actor, death of protagonist, main character dies
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: murder, legal investigation, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, dedicated lawyer, danger, deadly, woman in danger, fall in love, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 184
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, power relations, mentally unstable, dishonesty, misfit, patient, doctor, nurse, woman in danger, trap ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.2
 136
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), religion, australian, chainsaw, nude model
Place: finland, melbourne, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
You're Driving Me Crazy (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Three doctors at a psychiatric hospital compare the bizarre behavior of three of their most unusual patients.
Style: anthology, surprise ending
Plot: producer, insanity, psychiatrist, murder, photographer, family relations, mental institution, vinyl record, photo model
Place: montreal, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, realistic ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, mental illness, mental institution, woman in danger, haunted by the past, redemption, confined, mentally unstable, criminal psychologist, crime and punishment, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, death, cell phone, insurance fraud, drugged drink, car falling off a cliff, best friend, murder of husband, murder, blackmail
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, deception, femme fatale, parisian suburb, little girl, police, christmas tree, christmas eve, corpse, movie theatre, christmas, murder disguised as suicide ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.2
 252
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, hunting, wilderness, father son relationship, jogging, murder, attempted rape, dysfunctional family, abduction, shotgun, runner, attempted murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: serial killer, son, girlfriend, mother, investigation, mental illness, fire, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ⇓
40%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, suspenseful, captivating, tense, complex
Plot: femme fatale, obsession, marriage, betrayal, murder, husband wife relationship, attraction, neighbor, starting over, marital problem
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, juror, murder, father daughter relationship, jury, rape, strip club, stripper, revenge, femme fatale, seduction, prison
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38%
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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, exploding car, tragedy, held at gunpoint, loss of daughter, tragic past, incest overtones, back from the dead, female reporter, body double, police officer killed ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Terror Express (1980)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Three thugs commandeer a couple of cars on a moving train and spread terror among the passengers.
Style: cult film
Plot: train, murder, rape, gang rape, female nudity, father daughter incest, railway station, terror, gun, criminal, anal rape, prostitute
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: older woman younger man sex, murder, secret, revenge, aunt nephew relationship, loss of parents, dead parents, loss of parent, death of parent, female nudity, porter, older woman teenage boy sex ...
Place: venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: island, murder, sabotage, stranded, female protagonist, strangulation, stranded on an island, terror, dead woman on floor, dead woman on bed, dog, barefoot ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, life insurance, true crime, greed, husband wife relationship, basketball coach, family relations, extramarital affair, divorce, christianity, widow ...
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33%
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, female killer, husband wife relationship, female psychopath, expectant father, pregnant wife, sister sister relationship, pregnant woman, female sociopath, pregnant ...
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33%
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, suspect, police investigation, murder, uncover truth, crimes, crime, law enforcement, fighting the system, injustice, courtroom drama, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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