Movies like The Crush

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The Crush (1993)
 5.8
 15K
The Crush (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A precocious and obsessive teenager develops a crush on a naive writer with harrowing consequences.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, disturbing, sexy, intense, erotic, sexual, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, obsessive love, dangerous attraction, erotic thriller, mentally unstable, false accusation, journalism, teenage life, crimes, revenge, stalking, fatal attraction, psychopath, danger, youth, journalist, unrequited love, female psychopath, borderline personality disorder, frame up, seductress, spurned woman, murder, vengeance, contests and competitions ...
Time: 90s, 80s

Most similar movies to The Crush

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and psychological films with plots about obsession, danger, dangerous attraction, vengeance, murder, psychopath and couples mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Crush: Poison Ivy (1992), Fear (1996), Devil in the Flesh (1998), Swimfan (2002), The Boy Next Door (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.4
 16K
Poison Ivy (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A seductive teen befriends an introverted high school student and schemes her way into the lives of her wealthy family.
Style: sexy, suspenseful, serious, erotic, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: femme fatale, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, older man younger woman relationship, infidelity, sexual relations, high school, dysfunctional family, parents and children, teenage life, manipulations, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.2
 38K
Fear (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A 16 year old girl takes up with a charming young man who quickly shows his colors when he beats a friend simply for walking with her and then goes totally ballistic after she tries to break up with him.
Style: sexual, suspenseful, rough, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, dangerous attraction, psychopath, danger, obsessive love, rapist, rivalry, virginity, crimes, dishonesty, couples, terrorizing ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Devil in the Flesh (1998)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When her mother is killed in a mysterious house fire, rebellious teen Debbie Strand is sent to live with her grandmother, where she becomes even more unhinged. She develops an intense crush on her hunky creative writing teacher, Peter Rinaldi, but ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, offbeat
Plot: female psychopath, obsession, teacher, femme fatale, young lovers, frame up, dangerous attraction, teenage life, blind ambition, school, crime, stalking ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 18K
Swimfan (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ben Cronin has it all: the admiration of his many friends, a terrific girlfriend, and he's on the fast-track to an athletic scholarship. Ben's rock-solid, promising future and romance are turned upside-down with the arrival of Madison ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, sexy, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, stalking, high school, hospital, swimming, dangerous attraction, frame up, teenage life, female psychopath, mental illness, murder, coma ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Boy Next Door (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A recently cheated on married woman falls for a younger man who has moved in next door, but their torrid affair soon takes a dangerous turn.
Style: sexy, tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: obsession, older woman younger man relationship, woman in danger, stalking, stalker, dangerous attraction, fatal attraction, seduction, blackmail, erotic thriller, psychopath, neighbor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.7
 11K
Boxing Helena (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A top surgeon is besotted with a beautiful woman who once ditched him. Unable to come to terms with life without her, he tries to convince her that they need each other. She has other ideas, but an horrific accident leaves her at his mercy. The plot ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, bleak, erotic ...
Plot: captivity, obsession, sexual dysfunction, obsessive love, crimes of passion, power relations, unfulfilled love, mentally unstable, danger, dangerous attraction, estate, confined ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Fatal Attraction (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A married man's one night stand comes back to haunt him when that lover begins to stalk him and his family.
Style: sexy, suspenseful, suspense, twist ending, tense ...
Plot: infidelity, sexual obsession, sexual relations, obsession, extramarital affair, family in danger, danger, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, family problems, terrorizing, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 27K
Sliver (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A woman moves into an apartment in Manhattan and learns that the previous tenant's life ended mysteriously after they fell from the balcony.
Style: sexy, erotic, psychological, suspenseful, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, passionate interest, erotic thriller, psychopath, neighbor, apartment building, strong sexual content, dangerous attraction, mind game, investigation, voyeurism, stalking ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A suburban family chooses seemingly sweet Peyton Flanders as their newborn's nanny. Only much later does the infant's mother, Claire Bartel, realize Peyton's true intentions -- to destroy Claire and replace her in the family. The ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: nanny, obsession, vengeance, danger, haunted by the past, family in danger, domestic disturbance, loss of child, child, psychopath, family, parenthood ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Babysitter (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jennifer (Alicia Silverstone) is a lovely teen who has been hired to baby-sit the kids of Harry Tucker (J.T. Walsh) and his wife, Dolly (Lee Garlington). The Tuckers go to a party and proceed to get inebriated, with Mr. Tucker fantasizing about his ...
Style: psychological, sexual, erotic, surreal, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, voyeurism, alcohol, teenager, coming out, nanny, dangerous attraction, suburban life, woman in danger, dull life, danger, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 12K
Final Analysis (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Barr is a psychiatrist who falls in love with the sister of one of his clients. She's beautiful and married to a gangster. She hates her husband but is unable to escape from him.
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, sexy, erotic ...
Plot: murder, extramarital affair, psychiatrist, infidelity, betrayal, love triangle, family problems, femme fatale, gangsters, mystery, dangerous attraction, lust ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.3
 359
Body Chemistry (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A research project on sexual response leads two doctors into an affair where their deepest passions and darkest fantasies are revealed.
Style: sexy, suspenseful, psychological, erotic, sexual ...
Plot: fatal attraction, obsession, infidelity, seduction, laboratory, love triangle, danger, love affair, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, mental illness, stalking ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Poison Ivy: The New Seduction (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A sinister seductress vows to destroy a suburban family.
Style: erotic, sexual, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nudity (topless - notable), murder, femme fatale, obsession, betrayal, vengeance, manipulation, family, sexual relations, crimes, teenage life, manipulations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Single White Female (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Attractive Manhattanite Allison Jones has it all: a handsome beau, a rent-controlled apartment, and a promising career as a fashion designer. When boyfriend Sam proves unfaithful, Allison strikes out on her own but must use the classifieds to seek ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, intense, serious ...
Plot: obsession, violence, mental illness, basement, lookalikes, haunted by the past, psychopath, woman in danger, manipulations, wannabe, manic, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mother's Boys (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sexy but unstable wife and mother Jude walked out on her family three years ago. Now, just as suddenly, she is back. But her husband, Robert, has fallen in love with Callie, an assistant principal at his sons' school. He asks Jude for a ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, injury, mentally unstable, stalking, danger, mind game, dysfunctional family, parents and children, crumbling marriage, crimes, dangerous attraction, family in danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 1K
Malicious (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mystery woman turns vengeful after a college athlete dumps her following a one-night stand.
Style: bleak, serious, psychological, realistic, tense ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, danger, crimes, athlete's life, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, couples, deadly, psychopath, college life, college ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Poison Ivy II (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young and naive college art student becomes obsessed with assuming the identity and personality of a departed coed who used to live in her room, and in so doing causes complications that result in two men, a student and her art professor, lusting ...
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, serious, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, femme fatale, lust, murder, diary, sexual relations, sex, art, vampire, youth, lifestyle, power relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 148K
Hard Candy (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A mature 14-year old girl meets a charming 32-year old photographer on the Internet. Suspecting that he is a pedophile, she goes to his home in an attempt to expose him.
Style: disturbing, twist ending, psychological, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: age difference, pedophile, pedophilia, torture, vengeance, sexual abuse, dangerous attraction, manipulation, sociopath, seduction, older man younger woman relationship, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.1
 478
Sensation (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Lila a college student discovers a latent ability to see into the past. When a professor hires her for some psychological tests she becomes the target of the killer of the woman she sees in her dreams.
Style: gloomy, sexual, sexy, erotic, suspenseful ...
Plot: dangerous attraction, supernatural ability, crimes, couples, deadly, college, supernatural, murder, experiment gone awry, danger, power relations, strangulation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Living in Peril (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The young architect Walter leaves his wife Linda to go to L.A. to draw a mansion for Harrison. On the highway a truck driver almost drives him off the road. Walter calls the truck-company to complain. The driver gets fired. When Walter arrives to ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, danger, stalking, mind game, obsession, crimes, psychopath, dangerous attraction, mentally unstable, rivalry, vengeance, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Collector (1965)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Freddie is an inept bank clerk with no future. His only hobby is collecting butterflies, which gives him a feeling of power and control that is otherwise totally missing from his life. He comes into a large sum of money, and buys himself a country ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, kidnapping, collector, obsession, mentally unstable, danger, confined, dangerous attraction, butterfly, isolation, missing person, captivity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.3
 14K
Unlawful Entry (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After a break-in at their house, a couple gets help from one of the cops that answered their call. He helps them install the security system, and begins dropping by on short notice and unofficial patrol, and spends a lot of time discussing the ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, psychopath, stalking, murder, violence, jealousy, police investigation, mind game, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, rivalry, suburbs ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Man of Her Dreams (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After suspecting her husband is playing the field, a nervous woman finds a sympathetic ear in the form of a strange man. The drawback is that her sensitive new-found friend is an obsessive psychopath.
Style: sexual, psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, stalking, infidelity, crimes, couple relations, danger, dangerous attraction, obsession, deadly, couples, dishonesty, blackmail ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.0
 27K
Obsessed (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Things couldn't be better for Derek Charles. He's just received a big promotion at work, and has a wonderful marriage with his beautiful wife, Sharon. However, into this idyllic world steps Lisa, a temporary worker at Derek's office. ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, sexy, suspense, intense ...
Plot: obsession, obsessive love, dangerous attraction, stalking, workplace, workplace intrigue, fatal attraction, danger, wooing, workplace romance, family problems, promotion ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
 5.7
 2K
The Fan (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A record store clerk is an obsessed fan of an actress of stage and screen (Lauren Bacall). However when his letters are rejected, the fan strikes out at the actresses friends, then at her.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: obsession, murder, slasher, obsessed fan, stalking, actor's life, mentally unstable, danger, woman in danger, crime, price of fame, maniac ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.2
 42K
The Hole (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four teenagers at a British private school secretly uncover and explore the depths of a sealed underground hole created decades ago as a possible bomb shelter.
Style: psychological, twist ending, tense, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, youth, psychologist, danger, twists & turns, psychology, isolation, mystery, school, bunker, survival, bulimia ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wales, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.8
 147
Homage (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The young caretaker at the estate of a reclusive woman develops a dangerous obsession with her daughter, a sexy television star. Unexpected twists and turns.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful, gothic
Plot: obsession, investigation, murder, fatal attraction, tragic event, widow, dangerous attraction, betrayal, addiction, mentally unstable, espionage, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Bad Influence (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Michael, a wimpy young executive, is about to get pulverized by a jealous boyfriend in a bar when a handsome, mysterious stranger steps in--and then disappears. Later that night, while jogging, Michael runs into the stranger on a pier. He introduces ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, clever, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, betrayal, friendship, frame up, false accusation, psychopath, neo-noir, mysterious character, teaching the ways of the world, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.1
 12K
Unforgettable (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Julia moves in with her fiancé, David, but his ex-wife and her own haunting past join forces to rock her quiet suburban existence.
Style: suspense, psychological, rough, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, ex husband, mentally unstable, jealousy, ex husband ex wife relationship, marriage, divorce, insanity, deception, betrayal, frame up, stalking ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.7
 4K
The In Crowd (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A mentally disturbed young woman takes a job at a posh country club and falls in with a clique of wealthy college kids where she's taken under the wing of the clique's twisted leader, who harbors some dark secrets too terrifying to tell.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, intense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, murder, social differences, mind game, manipulations, haunted by the past, youth, lifestyle, psychopath, dangerous attraction, crimes, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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