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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, sexy, scary, sexual, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, political corruption, love affair, who done it, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, rivalry, law enforcement, femme fatale, murder investigation, court, district attorney, heroes, crimes, love and romance, manipulation, legal investigation, police corruption, protagonist as suspect, courtroom drama, insurance fraud, bar fight, videotaping, accusation, danger ...
Time: 90s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about deadly, dishonesty, crimes, murder, law enforcement, dangerous attraction and couples mostly in Thriller, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Cause of Death: Pendulum (2001), Quiet Kill (2004), Bloodline (1979), Spider's Web (2002), Woman of Desire (1994). 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, uncover truth, life is a bitch, investigation, police corruption, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect, partners against crime, crimes, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 3.5
 216
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: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, investigation, prostitute, stalker, love affair, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, serial killer, couples, psychopath, who done it, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 4.6
 2K
Bloodline (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When her father is murdered, a cosmetics heiress becomes the next target of an unknown killer amid the international jet set.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating, realistic
Plot: murder, who done it, uncover truth, police investigation, love affair, obsession, couples, manipulation, rise to the top, law enforcement, mystery, serial killer ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 4.3
 712
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, realistic, stylized, erotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, infidelity, dangerous attraction, criminal heroes, crimes, fall in love, disorder, couples, protagonist as suspect, love and romance, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Woman of Desire (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 97 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: erotic, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, dangerous attraction, yacht, femme fatale, courtroom drama, twins, legal investigation, dishonesty, investigation, frame up, who done it, false accusation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, false accusation, crimes, police, who done it, frame up, dishonesty, legal investigation, suspect, dedicated lawyer, legal ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 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, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: murder, voyeur, investigation, mind game, uncover truth, crimes, who done it, psychopath, mystery, law enforcement, amateur detective, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.1
 609
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, realistic, tense, sexy ...
Plot: psychiatrist, murder, love affair, power relations, betrayal, extramarital affair, sexuality, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect, femme fatale, infidelity, frame up ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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, erotic, realistic, suspenseful, talky ...
Plot: love affair, murder, breast suckling, uncover truth, investigation, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, mystery, manipulation, sexual relations, couples, private detective ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Kinky Killers (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Patients of sexy psychiatrist Dr. Jill Kessey and eccentric attorney Alexander Hathaway are being murdered in bloody, satanic rituals. Law enforcement investigations reveal that sex and mutilation are the signatures of a serial killer, who likes to ...
Style: slasher, rough, suspenseful, sexy, suspense ...
Plot: mind game, serial killer, crimes, police investigation, rivalry, law enforcement, police detective, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, who done it, murder, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dangerous attraction, who done it, police corruption, fall in love, femme fatale, uncover truth, police investigation, workplace situations, murder, police detective, couples, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, neo noir, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, femme fatale, manipulation, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), crime gone awry, betrayal, crimes, hidden identity, investigation, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, barcelona, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, special agents, lone wolves, law enforcement, uncover truth, government agency, dishonesty, heroes, martial arts, espionage, car bomb, fbi agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, amateur detective, femme fatale, private detective, riddles and clues, couples, manipulation, crimes, dishonesty, legal investigation, starting over, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.9
 526
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: sexy, rough, erotic, serious, realistic ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, couples, power relations, dedicated lawyer, law enforcement, mind game, legal, legal action, intrigue, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.9
 49
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: serious, realistic, erotic, tense, sexy ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, dishonesty, mystery, law enforcement, crumbling marriage, crimes, love affair, dangerous attraction, hip hop, strong female presence, couples ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Pretty When You Cry (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wife is caught in a web of sex and violence.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, erotic, sexy ...
Plot: murder, investigation, femme fatale, woman in danger, crimes, mind game, mystery, law enforcement, dishonesty, betrayal, serial killer, legal ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.2
 258
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, serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: uncover truth, woman in danger, mystery, manipulation, police detective, courtroom drama, murder, dishonesty, legal, legal investigation, political corruption, courtroom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 4.7
 322
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, tense, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: murder, power relations, righting the wronged, couple relations, police station, police corruption, legal investigation, witnessing a crime, police investigation, protagonist as suspect, crimes, mystery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.2
 717
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, hitman, hidden identity, femme fatale, crime gone awry, manipulation, dangerous attraction, couples, mystery, law enforcement, police investigation, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, mind bending, realistic
Plot: obsession, missing person, murder, love affair, dangerous attraction, mystery, couples, crimes, protagonist as suspect, rivalry, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: sex maniac, murder, law enforcement, police investigation, missing person, crimes, track down, dishonesty, missing child, woman in danger, infidelity, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.8
 458
Past Tense (1994)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 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: sexy, mind bending, realistic, serious, erotic ...
Plot: hospital, murder, couples, witnessing a crime, amateur detective, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, police investigation, twins, mystery, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 117
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, sexy, suspenseful, erotic, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, murder, mystery, dangerous attraction, hotshot lawyer, couples, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, love and romance, courtroom drama, law enforcement, romance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
 41K
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, crimes, murder, police corruption, ex law enforcer, murder investigation, mystery, ex cop, corrupt law enforcer, hidden truth, graphic violence, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.4
 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, sexy, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: infidelity, femme fatale, betrayal, dangerous attraction, mind game, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, manipulation, vengeance, love affair, obsession ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, sexy, suspenseful, erotic, serious ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, love affair, couples, murder, crimes, love and romance, betrayal, stalking, dangerous attraction, sex, cheating wife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, sexy, mind bending, cynical, erotic ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, serial killer, manipulation, police detective, couples, who done it, sexual relations, riddles and clues, dangerous attraction, crimes, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.7
 785
Payback (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Oscar Bonsetter tells a dying prisoner that he will take revenge on the sadistic guard who killed him. In exchange, Oscar is told of a stash of money. Oscar is eventually released from prison but when he goes to get revenge, he gets sidetracked by ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: femme fatale, vengeance, crimes, dishonesty, couple relations, prison, love triangle, heist, dangerous attraction, ex convict, adultery, armed robbery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
American Crime (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young smalltown reporter, Jessie St. Claire, begins investigating a killer stalking his victims making video tapes. This might just be the career opportunity, which she has hoped for. When she herself becomes a target and suddenly disappears, the ...
Style: serious, scary, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, crimes, mind game, stalking, serial killer, uncover truth, investigation, psychopath, who done it, journalism, amateur detective, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%