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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: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary, sexual, sexy, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, political corruption, love affair, who done it, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, danger, femme fatale, law enforcement, rivalry, murder investigation, trial, district attorney, crimes, heroes, crime, legal investigation, love and romance, manipulations, police corruption, manipulation, protagonist as suspect, courtroom drama, swimming pool, bar fight ...
Time: 90s

Most similar movies to Cause of Death

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films with plots about deadly, murder, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, crime and dangerous attraction mostly in Thriller, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Cause of Death: Pendulum (2001), Quiet Kill (2004), Woman of Desire (1994), Bloodline (1979), Spider's Web (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, serial killer, politician, investigation, uncover truth, life is a bitch, police corruption, who done it, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 3.5
 181
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, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: murder, investigation, prostitute, stalker, serial killer, dangerous attraction, love affair, woman in danger, rivalry, psychopath, danger, mind game ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: murder, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, courtroom drama, twins, false accusation, dishonesty, investigation, legal investigation, who done it, frame up, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 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: suspenseful, tense, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: murder, who done it, uncover truth, danger, police investigation, manipulation, manipulations, couples, law enforcement, obsession, love affair, mystery ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 4.4
 625
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: serious, suspenseful, stylized, erotic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, danger, disorder, couples, infidelity, crimes, fall in love, dangerous attraction, crime, criminal heroes, murder, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, voyeur, investigation, mind game, psychopath, crimes, who done it, uncover truth, manipulation, obsession, disability, manipulations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, false accusation, police, deadly, dishonesty, who done it, crimes, legal investigation, crime, frame up, hotshot lawyer ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, realistic, erotic, suspenseful, talky ...
Plot: love affair, murder, investigation, femme fatale, uncover truth, mystery, manipulations, dangerous attraction, manipulation, crimes, sexual relations, private detective ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 4.3
 531
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: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: murder, extramarital affair, psychiatrist, love affair, power relations, betrayal, sexuality, frame up, femme fatale, manipulation, dishonesty, manipulations ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Nature of the Beast (1995)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two men, both hiding a deadly secret, are on a murderous rampage through the desert.
Style: psychological, rough, serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, murder, desert, psychopath, police investigation, mystery, on the run, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, chase, mind game ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: erotic, realistic, sexual, sexy, tense ...
Plot: femme fatale, neo noir, private detective, frame up, bounty hunter, profanity, graphic violence, protagonist as suspect, dangerous attraction, crime, cons and scams, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: spain, barcelona, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, lone wolves, special agents, government agency, dishonesty, law enforcement, danger, uncover truth, heroes, car bomb, martial arts, one against many ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dangerous attraction, uncover truth, fall in love, who done it, police investigation, police corruption, femme fatale, witnessing a crime, crimes, protagonist as suspect, workplace situations, false accusation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, riddles and clues, femme fatale, private detective, amateur detective, manipulations, police investigation, starting over, dishonesty, couples, crimes, legal investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Cries in the Dark (2006)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Detective Carrie Macklin and her little sister Elle had always been the closest of friends. But when Elle goes missing after a run-in with a relocated sex offender, it is up to Carrie to find her little sister...who is nine months pregnant. Carrie ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: murder, deadly, law enforcement, police investigation, missing person, woman in danger, police detective, missing child, infidelity, vengeance, crimes, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.9
 473
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, suspenseful, tense, serious, bleak ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, crime, legal investigation, fall in love, manipulations, crimes, dangerous attraction, dedicated lawyer, cons and scams, legal action, legal ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Pretty When You Cry (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wife is caught in a web of sex and violence.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, erotic, sexual ...
Plot: murder, investigation, woman in danger, femme fatale, legal, dishonesty, law enforcement, couples, deadly, mind game, serial killer, obsession ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.9
 31
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: sexual, sexy, serious, mind bending, erotic ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, power relations, righting the wronged, couples, dishonesty, deadly, family problems, law enforcement, strong female presence, danger, hip hop ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 5.2
 234
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, captivating, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: uncover truth, police detective, manipulation, woman in danger, manipulations, mystery, courtroom drama, legal investigation, murder, dishonesty, danger, legal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.9
 293
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: realistic, rough, serious, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, police station, couple relations, protagonist as suspect, legal investigation, mystery, witnessing a crime, dedicated lawyer, crime, crimes, police investigation, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.3
 644
Out of Season (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Romania, UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a young drifter is forced to stay the winter in a small seaside town, he inadvertently becomes the catalyst for deceit, double crossings and murder amongst the locals.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, dangerous attraction, manipulations, hitman, hidden identity, crime gone awry, manipulation, femme fatale, reunion, danger, missing person, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
And Never Let Her Go (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The true story of a woman's suspicious disappearance after ending an affair with a powerful, married attorney.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, mind bending, realistic
Plot: obsession, murder, missing person, mystery, dangerous attraction, love affair, couples, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, danger, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
 94
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: sexual, sexy, erotic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: murder, prostitute, courtroom, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect, riddles and clues, uncover truth, legal investigation, legal, law enforcement, deadly, couples ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Deadly Betrayal (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: International reporter Jeff Randal spends half of his time abroad. His wife Donna feels neglected. When their preteen daughter Melinda's hunky teacher Adam Hamilton notices, Donna becomes his hot lover, to her Boston bookstore employer and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, sexy, erotic, serious ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, dangerous attraction, love affair, danger, couples, betrayal, murder, crimes, love and romance, stalking, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.9
 408
Past Tense (1994)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A former cop who is now a novelist notices an attractive young woman move in next door to him. He strikes up a conversation, one thing leads to another and he spends the night. She asks him to come back the next evening, but when he does he ...
Style: sexual, sexy, serious, mind bending, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, hospital, dangerous attraction, riddles and clues, sexual relations, crime, witnessing a crime, love affair, crimes, mystery, cons and scams, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
 1K
Tempted (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Australia, France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A wealthy man married to a beautiful younger woman puts her fidelity to the test.
Style: tense, realistic, sexy, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, manipulation, crimes, manipulations, love affair, rivalry, obsession, mind game, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.8
 578
Proximity (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When William Conroy (Rob Lowe), a former college professor, is sentenced to life in prison for vehicular manslaughter it seems his life is over. But when a fellow inmate tells him that in the past two years fourteen inmates have died at the prison, ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Plot: prison, law enforcement, crimes, crime, false accusation, criminal heroes, confined, protagonist as suspect, witnessing a crime, anti heroes, anti hero, frame up ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Reckoning (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a detective is called in to investigate the roadside execution of his partner, he discovers at the crime scene a data card from a video camera. The card contains footage shot by two runaway teenagers who are making a documentary about the drug ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, murderous pair, deadly, family problems, police investigation, vengeance, uncover truth, life is a bitch, partners against crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.0
 491
Bound by Lies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Detecive Max Garrett is assigned to protect the sultry photographer Laura Cross from a ruthless killer, he has no idea what he's in for. The more involved Garrett gets in the case, the more attracted he is to Cross, but as they get closer, ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: bodyguard, photographer, police investigation, dangerous attraction, reluctant partners, uncover truth, deadly, dishonesty, manipulations, crimes, life is a bitch, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 37K
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 investigation, police corruption, crime, crimes, murder, ex law enforcer, murder investigation, ex cop, mystery, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%