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Captives (1994)
 6.4
 2K
Captives (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A beautiful young dentist working in a tough British prison starts to become attracted to a violent inmate after the break-up of her marriage, and embarks upon an illicit affair with him, with terrible consequences for all.
Style: suspenseful, sexual, tense, serious, realistic, intense, romantic, enigmatic, sexy, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: prison, infidelity, dentist, forbidden love, romance, couple relations, drug dealing, tragic love, prison life, love and romance, destructive relationship, fall in love, couples, opposites attract, unfulfillment, obsession, dancing, teacher, money, friendship, medical, violence, death, sex scene, subway ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, spain, new jersey, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, enigmatic and melancholic films with plots about love and romance, obsession, dialogue, pornography, catastrophe, storytelling and betrayal mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like Captives: Read My Lips (2001), B. Monkey (1998), Burnt Money (2000), Asylum (2005), Forever Mine (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
 13K
Read My Lips (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: She is almost deaf and she lip-reads. He is an ex-convict. She wants to help him. He thinks no one can help except himself.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, clever, atmospheric ...
Plot: mute or deaf, heist, opposites attract, parole officer, thief, workplace, crime, misfit, danger, crimes, misfit partners, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 3K
B. Monkey (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When wistful introvert Alan Furnace meets quick-witted bombshell Beatrice, he has no idea of her secret life as "B. Monkey" -- the top thief-for-hire in London's criminal underworld. Charmed by Furnace's innocent and chivalrous ...
Style: realistic, serious, surprise ending, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: teacher, school, heist, thief, robbery, jazz club, crime, romance, fall in love, dangerous attraction, criminal heroes, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: england, london, europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 7.2
 6K
Burnt Money (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain, Uruguay
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Set in Argentina in 1965, the story follows the tumultuous relationship between two men who became lovers and ultimately ruthless bank robbers in a notoriously famous footnote in the annals of crime history. After a large-scale hold-up that turns ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, intense, gloomy ...
Plot: gay, betrayal, heist, couples, couple relations, crimes, crime gone awry, disorder, deadly, gays and lesbians, chase, obsession ...
Time: 1960s, 90s, year 1965
Place: argentina, latin america, uruguay, brazil, buenos aires argentina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 6.1
 5K
Asylum (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A woman becomes very curious about one of her psychiatrist husband's inmates, a man who was found guilty in the murder and disfigurement of his former wife.
Style: psychological, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: obsession, couple relations, hospital, psychiatrist, love and romance, destructive relationship, mental illness, infidelity, love, crumbling marriage, family problems, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: europe, england, london, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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 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: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: betrayal, haunted by the past, love triangle, couple relations, love affair, vengeance, hidden identity, infidelity, lovers reunited, murder, deadly, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Separate Lies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A cyclist is killed, swiped by a Range Rover in a village lane. James and Anne Manning become involved because the victim is the husband of their cleaner, Maggie. James, a solicitor in the city, soon comes to suspect William Bule, a millionaire ...
Style: psychological, suspense, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, family problems, murder, investigation, society, introspection, crumbling marriage, love and romance, train ride, twists & turns, depression, drinking ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Love the Hard Way (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Claire, a brilliant student, seeks answers to the meaning of life in the calm of her biology laboratory. One day, she meets a mysterious young man, Jack, at the cinema, and is intrigued by his style, assurance and audacity. Apart from his artistic ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, gloomy
Plot: opposites attract, love affair, couples, dishonesty, student life, crime, crimes, cons and scams, love and romance, neo noir, college, destructive relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.1
 4K
Hell (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Paul, an irritable and stressed-out hotel manager, begins to gradually develop paranoid delusions about his wife's infidelity...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, sexual, gloomy ...
Plot: obsession, infidelity, adultery, unfulfillment, love and romance, couple relations, domestic disturbance, crumbling marriage, family relations, dishonesty, couples, family problems ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.2
 32K
Bitter Moon (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: An embittered husband, paralyzed and in a wheelchair, buttonholes a complete stranger and begins to tell him the story of his marriage. The stranger would like to escape, but cannot. For one thing he grows fascinated by the story. For another he is ...
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, psychological, cynical ...
Plot: sexual relations, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, obsession, passionate interest, infidelity, love affair, sex addict, love and romance, couple relations, s&m ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.6
 68K
Derailed (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When two married business executives having an affair are blackmailed by a violent criminal, they are forced to turn the tables on him to save their families.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, twist ending, rough ...
Plot: blackmail, infidelity, dangerous attraction, crimes, danger, rape, deception, dishonesty, crime, family problems, marital problem, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Leading Man (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Successful playwright Felix Webb has a new play, 'The Hit Man', in rehearsal. Directed by his old friend Humphrey, it is already being hailed as a masterpiece; but Felix can't enjoy his success. He has fallen passionately in love with ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sweet, emotional, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: seduction, love triangle, infidelity, romance, crumbling marriage, love affair, dishonesty, dedication event, family problems, actor's life, couple relations, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Last Seduction (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Looking to escape her unhappy marriage, villainous femme fatale Bridget Gregory (Linda Fiorentino) convinces her husband, Clay (Bill Pullman), to sell cocaine, then steals the profits and runs out on him. She stops in a small town en route to ...
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, money, betrayal, couples, neo noir, crime, small town, dishonesty, cons and scams, crimes, power relations, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, dallas texas, iraq, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.8
 8K
Dot the I (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Young lovers in London are wrapped up in a love triangle that may not be exactly what it seems. Carmen, a beautiful Spanish woman with a tendency to lose her temper at the drop of a hat, is about to be married to Barnaby, a caring, wealthy, but ...
Style: sexy, twist ending, stylized, serious, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, forbidden love, infidelity, romance, couple relations, fall in love, manipulations, love affair, dangerous attraction, actor's life, sexual relations, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.2
 9K
Married Life (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The late 1940s. Richard Langley, a bachelor playboy, narrates a story that starts when his best friend, Harry Allen, invites him to lunch to tell Richard he's in love. Trouble is, Harry's already married to Pat; he worries Pat would be ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, couple relations, romance, jealousy, crumbling marriage, love and romance, friendship, husband wife relationship, sex, murder, restaurant ...
Time: 40s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: This remake of the 1946 movie of the same name accounts an affair between a seedy drifter and a seductive wife of a roadside cafe owner. This begins a chain of events that culminates in murder. Based on a novel by James M. Cain.
Style: serious, suspense, atmospheric, captivating, intense ...
Plot: murder, obsession, betrayal, adultery, neo noir, crime, love affair, romance, crime gone awry, sex, fatal attraction, murder of husband ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.7
 34K
Summer of Sam (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Spike Lee's take on the "Son of Sam" murders in New York City during the summer of 1977 centering on the residents of an Italian-American South Bronx neighborhood who live in fear and distrust of one another.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, crime, infidelity, psychopath, danger, lust, murder, punk, bigotry, intolerance, love and romance, obsession ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, new york yankees, harlem manhattan new york city, bronx new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Chambermaid on the Titanic (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Germany, Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Horty, a French foundry worker, wins a contest and is sent to see the sailing of the Titanic. In England, Marie, saying she is a chambermaid on the Titanic and cannot get a room, asks to share his room. They do, chastely; when he awakens, she is ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, psychological, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: obsession, titanic, infidelity, romance, haunted by the past, couples, dishonesty, unfulfillment, couple relations, love and romance, contests and competitions, obsessive quest ...
Time: 1910s
Place: france, england, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
And Now... Ladies and Gentlemen... (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A jazz singer and a British jewel thief are brought together by their mutual desire to forget the past.
Style: clever, stylized, realistic, serious, epic ...
Plot: heist, master criminal, memory loss, terminal illness, romance, love and romance, couples, dishonesty, couple relations, fall in love, hostages, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: morocco, france, africa, london, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Deep Blue Sea (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The wife of a British Judge is caught in a self-destructive love affair with a Royal Air Force pilot.
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, serious, intense ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, forbidden love, destructive relationship, judge, romance, hidden identity, family problems, love and romance, crumbling marriage, love, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.7
 6K
Deceiver (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The gruesome death of a prostitute brings suspicion on one of her clients, James Wayland, a brilliant, self-destructive and epileptic heir to a textile fortune. So detectives Braxton and Kennesaw take Wayland in for questioning, thinking they can ...
Style: clever, talky, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, mind game, violence, prostitute, secret, police investigation, drugs/alcohol, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.0
 22K
Heaven (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman takes the law into her own hands after police ignore her pleas to arrest the man responsible for her husband's death, and finds herself not only under arrest for murder but falling in love with an officer.
Style: emotional, stylized, realistic, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: redemption, love, justice, on the run, translator, coincidence, attic, helicopter, tunnel, bomb, murder, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Honeymoon Killers (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Martha Beck, an obese nurse who is desperately lonely, joins a "correspondence club" and finds a romantic pen pal in Ray Fernandez. Martha falls hard for Ray, and is intent on sticking with him even when she discovers he's a con man ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, stylized, clever, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, honeymoon, neo noir, nurse, crime, love and romance, murderous pair, partners, couples, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: usa, alabama, new jersey, michigan, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.2
 3K
Five Corners (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A psychotic young man returns to his old neighborhood after release from prison. He seeks out the woman he previously tried to rape and the man who protected her, with twisted ideas of love for her and hate for him.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: violence, stalking, psychopath, friendship, prison, crimes, rape, danger, deadly, police detective, rapist, hate ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, mississippi, bronx new york city, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Blood and Wine (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A man who has failed as a father and husband commits a heist to make money for his fledging business, but things become complicated when his wife interferes.
Style: tense, clever, suspenseful, gloomy, atmospheric ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, dysfunctional family, robbery, murder, safecracker, love, fight, crime, neo-noir, dealer, family problems ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Crying Game (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Irish Republican Army member Fergus (Stephen Rea) forms an unexpected bond with Jody (Forest Whitaker), a kidnapped British soldier in his custody, despite the warnings of fellow IRA members Jude (Miranda Richardson) and Maguire (Adrian Dunbar). ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, captivating, touching ...
Plot: tragic love, terrorism, friendship, haunted by the past, hostage, sexuality, gender bending, soldier, redemption, hidden identity, fall in love, convict ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, northern ireland, london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.9
 7K
Onegin (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the opulent St. Petersburg of the Empire period, Eugene Onegin is a jaded but dashing aristocrat - a man often lacking in empathy, who suffers from restlessness, melancholy and, finally, regret. Through his best friend Lensky, Onegin is ...
Style: atmospheric, clever, realistic, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, unfulfilled love, love affair, love and romance, fall in love, unfulfillment, couple relations, obsession, tragic love, unrequited love, soldier, romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1820s, 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg, london, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Someone to Watch Over Me (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In Queens, Mike Keegan is celebrating with his wife Ellie, his son Tommy and friends his recent promotion to detective in a precinct in Manhattan. Meanwhile, in a fancy club, the socialite Claire Gregory witnesses the murder of the owner of the ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, marriage, neo noir, police detective, socialite, romance, gangsters, fall in love, witnessing a crime, love and romance, crimes, crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Wings of the Dove (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kate is secretly betrothed to a struggling journalist, Merton Densher. But she knows her Aunt Maude will never approve of the match, since Kate's deceased mother has lost all her money in a marriage to a degenerate opium addict. When Kate meets ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, forbidden love, couple relations, rich and poor, power relations, romance, betrayal, death, fall in love, rise to the top, love and romance, society ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, 19th century, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.3
 639
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, realistic, sexy, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: obsession, psychopath, love triangle, infidelity, dangerous attraction, couples, family problems, crimes, love affair, destructive relationship, love and romance, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Assassination Tango (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 114 min.
Story: John J. is a seasoned hit man sent on a job to Argentina. When the General he's sent to kill delays his return to the country, John passes the time with Manuela, a beautiful dancer who becomes his teacher and guide into Argentina's sensual ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, dance, hitman, tango, intrigue, danger, couples, deadly, dishonesty, politics, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, new york, usa, latin america, south america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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