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: murder, imprisonment, sanity

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about murder, revenge, female nudity, husband wife relationship, serial killer, investigation and rape mostly in Thriller, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Captive: A Twist of Faith (1999), Blind Man's Bluff (1992), Deadly Pursuits (1996), A Passion for Murder (1992), Innuendo (2017). 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: realistic, suspenseful, scary, rough, psychological ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, church, police detective, police investigation, redemption, obsession, law enforcement, psychopath, clergy, who done it, religions or cults ...
Time: 90s
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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: murder, neighbor, blindness, accident, suspect
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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
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77%
A Passion for Murder (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
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: breasts, sex scene, on the road, evil man, aspiring writer, taxi driver, congressman, bare breasts, female nudity, murder, sex, police chase ...
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77%
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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 ...
Plot: murder, psychological thriller, religion, chainsaw, australian, nude model, identical twins
Place: melbourne, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, ex convict, grave digging, dark secret, secret, friendship, prank, corpse
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, psychological, serious, clever, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, high school, dysfunctional family, americana, guilt, rape, trial, crime and punishment, obsession, youth, teenage life, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, senator, roller coaster, murder, brother brother relationship, erotica, political cover up, villain played by lead actor, main character dies
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, woman in danger, couples, law enforcement, strong sexual content, dishonesty, serial killer, danger, dedicated lawyer, deadly, fall in love, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Author's Crime (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A wealthy Countess is warned that if she gives a valuable painting away as first prize in a music competition, the only thing handed out will be death. In rapid succession, the painting is stolen, the Countess murdered, her niece kidnapped, and the ...
Plot: kidnapping, murder, whodunit, heiress, painting, countess, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: murder of husband, death, murder, blackmail, drugged drink, cell phone, car falling off a cliff, insurance fraud, best friend
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, ex convict, murder disguised as suicide, parisian suburb, movie theatre, police, christmas eve, little girl, christmas tree, elevator ...
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49%
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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, father son relationship, jogging, wilderness, hunting, murder, attempted rape, shotgun, abduction, dysfunctional family, attempted escape, filicide ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Kissing Place (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Every night the boy dreams he is someone else. Someone in danger. A crazy woman is after him. A woman who cannot have a son of her own. A story about a kidnapped boy, who finds out that the people he thought were his parents are his kidnappers. The ...
Plot: playground, memory, birth certificate, kidnapping, taxi, child in peril, murder
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: mental illness, mother, son, fire, murder, serial killer, girlfriend, investigation
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Prisoner of Love (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Supermodel Naomi Campbell sizzles in this suspense-charged erotic thriller that delves into the dark world of obsession, seduction and crime. When a small time hood makes a hit, beautiful Tracy becomes his unwitting witness... and the object of his ...
Plot: murder, hitman, bartender
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Fate (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Serial killers have plagued the American landscape for decades, committing gruesome atrocities, and providing some tough cases for criminal investigators to crack. This thriller follows the travails of two detectives who are on the trail of a ...
Plot: nude woman murdered, serial murder, serial killer, murder of a nude woman, female nudity, murder
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45%
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, hitman, mother daughter relationship, marriage
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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, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: obsession, femme fatale, marriage, husband wife relationship, murder, betrayal, neighbor, attraction, starting over
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Wolf Lake (1980)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Canadian film where in ex-marine Steiger, unhinged by the death of his son in Vietnam, terrorizes a young couple
Plot: murder, revenge plot, rape, revenge, hit over the head with a bottle, target practice, scotch whiskey, lodge, seaplane, world war two veteran, flash forward, violence ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: poverty, investigation, prostitution, murder, preacher, religious, prophet, crime
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, religion, trial, high school basketball, greed, basketball coach, deception, christianity, life insurance, true crime, hypocrisy, extramarital affair ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, tied feet, home invasion, robbery, hostage, husband wife relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, dead woman on floor, strangulation, terror, barefoot, dead woman on bed, stranded on an island, female protagonist, dog
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, female nudity, prostitute, gang rape, criminal, anal rape, father daughter incest, terror, railway station, gun
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: father daughter relationship, female nudity, rape, prison, murder, revenge, stripper, seduction, jury, juror, femme fatale, strip club
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, aunt nephew relationship, secret, murder, revenge, dead parents, loss of parent, death of parent, loss of parents, bag of money, explosion, bare breasts ...
Place: venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, expectant father, pregnant woman, husband wife relationship, death, pregnancy, jealousy, female psychopath, sister sister relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
In the Shadow of the Blue Rascal (1986)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: 300 kilos of heroin have disappeared in Necrocity, a city of terror—city of night—where Captain Speed has a gang, and the government hides the dead. Pierre Clémenti’s In the Shadow of the Blue Rascal (À l’ombre de la canaille bleue) is an ...
Style: experimental, avant garde
Plot: bathtub, male nudity, female nudity, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: murder, revenge, retribution, family, hostage, manhunt, dead girl, terrorism, shooting a woman, blockade, woman shot, vigilante ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%