Movies like Darkness Falls 1999

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Darkness Falls (1999)
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Darkness Falls (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With his pregnant wife at death's door after a car crash, desperate husband John Barrett invades the home of Mark Driscoll and his rich, neglected wife Sally. He holds the couple hostage in order to understand the events that led to his wife ending up in a coma.
Style: psychological, realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, dark
Plot: captivity, hostage, couples, vengeance, family problems, confined, haunted by the past, crimes, estate, dishonesty, cheating wife, dysfunctional marriage, unhappy marriage, unhappy wife, rich woman, infidelity, kidnapper kidnapped relationship, dangerous animal, rivalry, tough heroes, hitman, kidnapping, stockholm syndrome, adultery, deception ...
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to Darkness Falls

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and psychological films with plots about crimes, dishonesty, deadly, couples, danger, rivalry and infidelity mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Darkness Falls: Backfire (1987), Final Cut (1998), The Clearing (2004), Show Me (2004), Rapt (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Backfire (1987)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mara McAndrew's marriage is falling apart. Her husband, Donnie, a Vietnam veteran, suffers troubling flashbacks about the war, leaving him unresponsive to her needs. Mara wants out, but she also wants Donnie's money. When Mara meets a ...
Style: twist ending, tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: cheating wife, murder, female nudity, inheritance, vietnam veteran, family problems, infidelity, couple relations, topless, manipulation, dangerous attraction, betrayal ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: vietnam
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Final Cut (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of friends gather for a wake, and are shown a video shot by Jude (Jude Law) and starring them before he dies. Things go rapidly downhill.
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, suspense, cynical ...
Plot: murder, crimes, friends, dishonesty, infidelity, violence, greed, investigation, love and romance, mother daughter relationship, surveillance, woman urinating ...
Time: 90s
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77%
 5.8
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The Clearing (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When affluent executive, Wayne Hayes is kidnapped by a disgruntled employee and held for ransom in a forest, Wayne’s wife is forced to reckon with the FBI agents as they negotiate with the kidnapper.
Style: tense, suspenseful, intense, serious, sexy ...
Plot: kidnapping, fbi, ransom, marriage, hostage, infidelity, marital problem, psychopath, negotiation, family life, haunted by the past, chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
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Show Me (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When two squeegee kids descend upon Sarah and her luxury sedan, the fuse is lit on a tense cat and mouse tale of captors and captives. Sarah is forced to continue her trip to an isolated cottage where the twisted trio bait and entice one another in ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, psychological, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, mind game, woman in danger, teenage life, isolation, captivity, couples, youth, confined, rivalry, lesbian, lgbt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 6.7
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Rapt (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A rich industrialist is brutally kidnapped. While he physically and mentally degenerates in imprisonment, the kidnappers, police and the board of the company of which he is director negotiate about the ransom of 50 million euro.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, life turned upside down, dishonesty, confined, crimes, uncover truth, captivity, abduction, double life, ransom, liberation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: belgium, europe, paris france
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67%
The Perfect Wife (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Leah's brother dies in a car accident, she vows revenge on the doc who failed to save him.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: revenge, murder, psychopath, femme fatale, serial killer, couples, family problems, dishonesty, crimes, couple relations, infidelity, female psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Hitched (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a homemaker discovers that her husband is a philanderer, she imprisons him in their soundproof basement and reports him missing to the police.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: missing person, captivity, infidelity, secret place, family problems, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, confined, rivalry, isolation, husband wife relationship, torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
A Table for One (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A wife, her two-timing husband and a flirting neighbor are unpredictable competitors in a warped game that turns into a life-or-death affair.
Style: sexy, erotic, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: home invasion, mind game, murder, infidelity, wedding, family problems, couples, rivalry, love and romance, dishonesty, crimes, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
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61%
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 6.9
 2K
Betrayal (1983)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Pinter's semi-autobiographical play examining the surprise attraction, shy first steps, gradual flowering, and treasonous deception of a woman's extramarital affair with her husband's best friend; the entire story is told from the ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, talky, tense ...
Plot: unfulfillment, love triangle, betrayal, dishonesty, infidelity, friends, crimes, autobiography, rivalry, adultery, affair, publisher ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.4
 359
The Operator (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A scoundrel is tormented by a seemingly-omniscent telephone operator.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, talky ...
Plot: gambling, infidelity, vengeance, mind game, family in danger, false accusation, family problems, couples, investigation, womanizer, downfall, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: sexy, sexual, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, psychopath, stalking, couples, dangerous attraction, crimes, couple relations, obsession, dishonesty, neglectful husband, neglected wife, blackmail ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Liberty Stands Still (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As the heir and current marketing director for one of the nation's biggest gun manufacturers, Liberty Wallace is indifferent to the atrocities made possible through her business and her CEO husband, Victor. On her way to see her actor lover, ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, stylized, rough ...
Plot: hostage, vengeance, arms dealer, hitman, love affair, criminal heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, couples, family problems, special agents, sniper ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, israel, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Lured Innocence (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A reporter sent to cover a murder trial discovers a web of deceit stemming from a torrid affair.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: crimes, small town life, infidelity, extramarital affair, obsession, investigation, family problems, who done it, couple relations, couples, journalism, femme fatale ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.9
 1K
Jill Rips (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A tough guy goes undercover on a personal mission of vengeance into the hardcore world of S&M, to find out who's responsible for the death of his brother.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, law enforcement, vengeance, crimes, dishonesty, tough heroes, death of brother, dominatrix, jack the ripper, prostitute, undercover cop ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
44 Inch Chest (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Provocative, outrageously profane and surprisingly tender amidst an explosion of unbridled testosterone, 44 INCH CHEST explores the masculine ego at breaking point, testing whether fear is stronger than love. Colin (Ray Winstone) is in agony, ...
Style: tense, serious, surreal, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: crimes, infidelity, vengeance, rivalry, confined, gangsters, abduction, couples, friendship, family relations, jealous husband, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.3
 3K
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, love triangle, haunted by the past, love affair, couple relations, hidden identity, dishonesty, unfulfillment, crimes, lovers reunited, infidelity, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, new york, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
My Daughter's Keeper (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An American writer in England takes his children and a newly hired nanny on a trip to South Africa while his wife, a reporter, is on assignment. He has an affair with the nanny, but when he refuses to leave his wife for her, the nanny gets her ...
Style: serious, sexy, realistic, tense, psychological ...
Plot: woman seduces a man, infidelity, kidnapping, nanny, murder, obsession, psychopath, investigation, graphic violence, sexual content, love affair, journalism ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Baby Monitor: Sound of Fear (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A neglectful mother overhears her husband on the telephone at their workplace talking with their babysitter. She discovers they are having an affair and are going to have a baby. She concocts an evil plan to win back her husband and remove the girl ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: psycho, lifetime, nanny, murder, infidelity, family problems, psychopath, couples, family relations, babies and infants, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Trois 2: Pandora's Box (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Stuck in a dull marriage, successful shrink Mia DuBois follows a patient's advice and exposes her wild side at a private underground club, where she meets a handsome stranger and begins an affair that may cost her more than just her husband.
Style: erotic, tense, sexy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: extramarital affair, infidelity, murder, nightclub, manipulation, love affair, who done it, dangerous attraction, crimes, femme fatale, mysterious character, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 308
Murder Live! (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Frank takes Pia Postman hostage on live TV, threatening to execute her after she accepts the blame for his daughter's suicide.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat team, nypd, hostage, hostage situation, crimes, confined, media, haunted by the past, showbiz, television producer, fictional reality show, hostage negotiator ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.0
 641
The Crew (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Still depressed over the suicide of his mother, Bill has no idea that he's in for a wild ride when he and his wife Jennifer board the yacht owned by her bigoted lawyer brother. Along for the trip: a rock musician and his wife, as well as the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: rescue, hostage, survival, forces of nature, isolation, captivity, confined, adventure, husband wife relationship, one man army, ship, social differences ...
Time: 90s
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Kill for Me (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rent’s a bitch. And that is why, six months after her best friend went missing, Amanda finally gives in to getting another roommate, Hailey. The two college students turn out to have something in common, however: abusive men. For Hailey, it’s ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: roommate, uncover truth, haunted by the past, woman in danger, crimes, dishonesty, murder, abuse, graphic violence, lesbian sex, lesbian, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After sixteen years of marriage and four children, Betty Broderick's high-powered attorney husband decides to leave her for a younger woman with whom he's been having an affair. Hurt by his betrayal and feeling helpless against his legal ...
Style: suspense, biting, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, serial killer, lifetime, murder, betrayal, society, crumbling marriage, legal, dishonesty, battle of the sexes, life is a bitch, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.8
 278
Forfeit (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An armored car guard's elaborate plan for revenge is threatened by his relationship with an old friend -- a brilliant and unpredictable television preacher.
Style: disturbing, rough, psychological, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: prison, criminal heroes, haunted by the past, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, life is a bitch, intrigue, betrayal, infidelity, heist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Perfect Tenant (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Twenty years ago Danny Summer found his father hanging from the rafters on Christmas Eve. Ever since that night he has been plotting revenge. When Brian Hartwell moves into Jessica Michael's guesthouse, she has no idea that her new tenant has a ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychological, mind bending ...
Plot: psychopath, mind game, mysterious character, split personality, haunted by the past, vengeance, chase, rivalry, intrigue, crimes, supernatural, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.1
 2K
Blackwoods (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Matt is haunted by the death of a girl from a car accident he caused years ago. Matt was drunk and as he reached for the car radio, he struck the girl as she crossed the road. The guilt that he feels has altered his sense of reality, making ...
Style: psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful, slasher ...
Plot: losing-it hero, betrayal, crimes, vengeance, forest, hotel, redneck, empire, hostage, haunted by the past, serial murder, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Love Thy Neighbor (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Plagued by flashbacks of a violent home invasion, Laura Benson is on the brink of a nervous breakdown. Looking for a fresh start, she and her husband sell their house and relocate to a seemingly idyllic gated community. But, little do the Bensons ...
Style: psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: obsession, stalking, mind game, psychopath, haunted by the past, family in danger, crimes, rivalry, mentally unstable, dishonesty, amateur detective, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Tracks of a Killer (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Business mogul David Hawkner and his wife are enjoying a quiet vacation by themselves at their isolated retreat. The serenity is broken when they become the targets of a handsome, crazed killer.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psycho, psychopath, crimes, rescue, confined, rivalry, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, kidnapping, captivity, woman in danger, snow ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Mummy An' the Armadillo (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Secrets, murders and lies... all in the name of family. In the middle of nowhere sits the Armadillo Café.The once popular, but now desolate, café is run by a strange family led a troubled, booze-addled mother (Betty Buckley) and a disturbed family ...
Style: tense, psychological, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: mind game, psychopath, mystery, crimes, family problems, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, mysterious character, family relations, woman in danger, missing person, diner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 2K
Caught (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A middle-aged couple has a drifter enter their lives. The fish-store owners find that the mysterious young man awakens the couple in ways they didn't expect. Things get tense when the drifter begins an affair with the woman of the house.
Style: psychological, sexy, erotic, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: infidelity, cheating wife, betrayal, family problems, erotica, murder, family business, crimes, couples, love and romance, adultery, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%