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Cause of Death (2001)
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Cause of Death (2001)
Original name: Cause Of Death
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A deputy-district attorney, assigned to investigate the murder of the mayor's cousin, finds himself falling for the victim's wife.
Style: scary, sexual, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, political corruption, heroes, crime, legal investigation, love and romance, manipulations, police corruption, love affair, danger, femme fatale, who done it, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, law enforcement, rivalry, protagonist as suspect, courtroom drama, murder investigation, trial, swimming pool, district attorney, video tape, accusation, insurance fraud
Time: 90s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about deadly, dishonesty, crimes, murder, law enforcement, crime and who done it mostly in Thriller, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Cause of Death: Bloodline (1979), Pendulum (2001), First Degree (1995), Woman of Desire (1994), Quiet Kill (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.6
 1K
Bloodline (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When her father is murdered, a cosmetics heiress becomes the next target of an unknown killer amid the international jet set.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, realistic
Plot: murder, who done it, uncover truth, police investigation, danger, obsession, love affair, couples, law enforcement, rise to the top, manipulations, mystery ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.6
 343
Pendulum (2001)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The nature and lure of power: in Dallas, a councilman is on trial for corruption, the D.A. is running for the US Senate, a serial killer is slashing prostitutes, and a professor is murdered. Amanda Reeve is assigned to investigate the law-school ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, serial killer, politician, mystery, uncover truth, crimes, crime, protagonist as suspect, who done it, dangerous attraction, life is a bitch, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 4.9
 289
First Degree (1995)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When prominent businessman Andrew Pyne is found shot in a New York alley, one of the NYPD's best, Rick Mallory, suspects a Galeno Mob hit. When he and his partner, Amos Turzo try to question Pyne's widow, Hadley, they are quickly ushered ...
Style: mind bending, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: murder, protagonist as suspect, crimes, crime, legal investigation, couple relations, police investigation, serial killer, private detective, amateur detective, femme fatale, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Woman of Desire (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A yacht captain, Jack Lynch, is accused of murdering his boss and raping the victim's wife, Christina Ford. Nothing is how it first appears. Jack seeks the help of veteran attorney Walter J. Hill to help prove his innocence.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: murder, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, courtroom drama, twins, frame up, legal investigation, investigation, dishonesty, false accusation, who done it, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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 3.5
 179
Quiet Kill (2004)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An attractive married woman and a member of the 'Country Club Tennis Set', is being neglected by her workaholic doctor husband, Jerry (Corbin Bernsen). Lonely and insecure, Amy foolishly falls for the seductive charms of a much younger ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, investigation, prostitute, stalker, love affair, crimes, who done it, protagonist as suspect, rivalry, woman in danger, stalking, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 5.6
 4K
Rear Window (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Modern remake of Rear Window in which the lead character is paralyzed and lives in a high-tech home filled with assistive technology.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, voyeur, investigation, psychopath, mind game, uncover truth, crimes, who done it, disability, dangerous attraction, mystery, manipulations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Physical Evidence (1989)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A police officer suspended and now accused of murder is forced to join forces with his court-appointed attorney to assemble the pieces of a deadly puzzle to find the missing link before time runs out.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: murder, false accusation, courtroom drama, police, heroes, hotshot lawyer, power relations, rivalry, frame up, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 4.7
 986
Hidden Agenda (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Former government Jason Price (Dolph Lundgren) makes people disappear for a living. But when a top lieutenant for a crime syndicate asks Price to help him drop out of sight, things take a grisly, unexpected turn. A mysterious hit man known as The ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, special agents, lone wolves, dishonesty, government agency, law enforcement, danger, uncover truth, martial arts, espionage, car bomb, foot chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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The Last Seduction II (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Femme fatal/con artist Bridget Gregory travels to Barcelona and targets another businessman to scam him of his money while a relentless private investigator tries to track her down.
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: femme fatale, private detective, neo noir, sexual relations, chases and races, dangerous attraction, crimes, couple relations, manipulations, crime, hidden identity, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, new york, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Monkey's Mask (2000)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia, Canada, France, Italy, Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Monkey's Mask is a 2000 thriller film directed by Samantha Lang. It stars Susie Porter and Kelly McGillis. Porter plays a lesbian private detective who falls in love with a suspect (McGillis) in the disappearance of a young woman. The film ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, realistic, erotic, clever ...
Plot: love affair, murder, investigation, femme fatale, uncover truth, mystery, manipulations, dangerous attraction, private detective, infidelity, sexual relations, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The White Lioness (1996)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In Cape Town, a police inspector named September color discovers that the dreaded Mabasha, hired murderer, is in talks with a right-wing organization. In Skåne, southwest of Sweden, is given to the real estate agent Louise Åkerblom by missing and ...
Style: atmospheric, rough, bleak, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, police corruption, fish out of water, intrigue, danger, rivalry, political corruption, dishonesty, law enforcement, political conspiracy, deadly, terrorism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: south africa, africa, russia, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.9
 460
Body Language (1995)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A lawyer, defending a Mafia boss, falls for a beautiful woman with a sad story to tell. She says she's being abused by her brutal husband and she needs his help.
Style: rough, psychological, bleak, serious, tense ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, manipulations, cons and scams, crimes, rivalry, haunted by the past, mind game, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Traces of Red (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jack, a Palm Beach detective, becomes involved in a case of multiple murders. All the women can be linked to Jack in some way. Jack and his partner have no leads, but numerous suspects. The murders continue, along with anonymous letters from the ...
Style: rough, serious, mind bending, suspenseful, cynical ...
Plot: murder, crimes, crime, who done it, reluctant partners, manipulations, dangerous attraction, riddles and clues, sexual relations, police investigation, police detective, serial killer ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Murder in My House (2006)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Before Lauren and her dad, Stran, even settle into their beautiful new house, she learns that it was once the site of a grisly homicide! When her pops, a former prosecutor, becomes obsessed with cracking the case, he's murdered. And it's ...
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, serious, psychological, realistic
Plot: murder, deadly, amateur detective, femme fatale, crime, who done it, couples, dishonesty, law enforcement, private detective, intrigue, voyeurism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.3
 516
Exit in Red (1996)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ed Altman is a psychiatrist who relocates to Palm Springs, Calif., in order to avoid a lawsuit. However, he happens to wander directly into more trouble when he begins an affair with the rich and beautiful Ally Mercer (Annabel Schofield), who has ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, stylized ...
Plot: murder, extramarital affair, psychiatrist, love affair, power relations, betrayal, sexuality, dangerous attraction, manipulations, dishonesty, femme fatale, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.3
 28
Murder Rap (1988)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When a young audio fanatic accidentally records a brutal murder, his pursuit of the killer lures him into a sinister plot of revenge and deceit, Texas style.
Style: sexy, sexual, serious, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, danger, righting the wronged, power relations, deadly, law enforcement, family problems, dishonesty, couples, crime, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.1
 36K
Cleaner (2007)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Single father and former cop Tom Cutler has an unusual occupation: he cleans up death scenes. But when he's called in to sterilize a wealthy suburban residence after a brutal shooting, Cutler is shocked to learn he may have unknowingly erased ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, police investigation, crime, murder, ex law enforcer, murder investigation, ex cop, mystery, crimes, protagonist as suspect, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.0
 158
The Advocate (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A grieving defense attorney gets caught in a twisted game of who-done-it when he takes on the case of a beautiful socialite who is accused of murder.
Style: realistic, mind bending, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, courtroom, lawyer, courtroom drama, social differences, injustice, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, false accusation, legal, legal investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 4.9
 224
The Hard Truth (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A suspended cop and his girlfriend blackmail an electronics expert into helping them break into the safe of the girlfriend's boss, a corrupt city councilman who's on the local mob's payroll.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, safecracker, femme fatale, crime gone awry, betrayal, police corruption, vengeance, manipulations, crimes, love triangle, partners, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Illegal in Blue (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A cop taking personal leave after he witnesses money stolen from the police property room becomes involved with a beautiful singer who may have killed her husband.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dangerous attraction, fall in love, uncover truth, who done it, police corruption, police investigation, femme fatale, false accusation, murder, crimes, protagonist as suspect, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.0
 91
Naked Lie (1989)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: They are the perfect, and politically correct, couple. He is a judge, she is a high profile attorney. When she takes on a sensational murder case, the trail leads right to her own front door.
Style: realistic, sexual, sexy, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: murder, prostitute, courtroom drama, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation, life is a bitch, love and romance, crimes, danger, deadly, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Death in a French Garden (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The wealthy Tombsthays hire a guitar tutor, David Aurphet, for their daughter Vivian. The wife, Julia, begins a passionate affair with David. Edwige, Julia's new neighbour, also takes an interest in David. David is attacked one night on ...
Style: sexual, realistic, psychological, serious, stylized ...
Plot: jealousy, danger, betrayal, voyeurism, deadly, couples, dishonesty, family life, femme fatale, love and romance, mysterious character, love affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.2
 220
Her Fatal Flaw (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: If you think your dating life is hard, check out what happens to poor Laney! Talk about a love hangover: The nice guy this prominent attorney spent last night with winds up being the main suspect in the brutal murder of a Chicago city councilman. If ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: uncover truth, woman in danger, police detective, manipulations, mystery, murder, legal investigation, courtroom drama, legal, dishonesty, danger, courtroom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Nature of the Beast (1995)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two men, both hiding a deadly secret, are on a murderous rampage through the desert.
Style: scary, rough, serious, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, murder, desert, psychopath, mystery, on the run, crimes, deadly, who done it, danger, police investigation, mind game ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.4
 618
Spider's Web (2002)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A wily businessman plots with a sultry executive to swindle $40 million from his father. But who is conning who?
Style: suspenseful, stylized, erotic, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sex, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, couples, power relations, danger, embezzlement, crime gone awry, disorder, infidelity, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.8
 35K
Sea of Love (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Seen-it-all New York detective Frank Keller is unsettled - he has done twenty years on the force and could retire, and he hasn't come to terms with his wife leaving him for a colleague. Joining up with an officer from another part of town to ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, sexy, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, police, suspect, femme fatale, police detective, newspaper, crime, sexual relations, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.9
 382
Slow Burn (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The murder of the ex-wife of Doctor Sam Charney (Rutger Hauer) leads Detective Della Wilder (Pam Grier) to uncover a series of women's murders somehow linked to a big pharmaceutical company.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, heroes, partners against crime, who done it, reluctant partners, crime, crimes, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, army investigation, life is a bitch, lone wolves ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Double Jeopardy (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jack Hart lives with his lawyer wife and yound daughter and enjoys a wonderful life. Jack's old girlfriend, Lisa, comes into town and they have an affair. Lisa kills her current boyfriend in self-defense and Jack witnesses the whole thing. Lisa ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: femme fatale, investigation, murder, betrayal, manipulations, love and romance, legal investigation, protagonist as suspect, power relations, legal, courtroom drama, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.1
 244
Tropical Heat (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An insurance investigator is hired by the American wife of a maharaja to go to India to investigate the questionable death of her husband. Immediately the two start an affair.
Style: sexy, sexual, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, investigation, sexual relations, love affair, crimes, dangerous attraction, couple relations, femme fatale, amateur detective, deadly, couples, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.9
 335
Dead On (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In an erotic update of "Strangers on a Train", airline pilot Ted Beaumont and his lover, Erin Davenport, scheme to rid themselves of their respective spouses. Ted's wife disappears mysteriously and thinking that all is proceeding ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: murder, strong sexual content, couples, dishonesty, love triangle, infidelity, femme fatale, power relations, danger, betrayal, train, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%