Movies like Descent Into Hell

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Descent Into Hell (1986)
 5.4
 442
Descent Into Hell (1986)
Original name: Descente aux enfers
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The marriage of the famous writer Alan and his young wife Lola is in a crisis. On a vacation in Haiti Lola wants to decide if their relationship still has a future...
Style: psychological, sexual, sexy, serious, realistic, suspenseful, french noir
Plot: alcohol abuse, older man younger woman relationship, crimes, heist, writer's life, couple relations, graphic violence, infidelity, midlife crisis, love affair, couples, crumbling marriage, unlikely criminals, writers, marriage crisis, erotica, female nudity, beach, male nudity, knife, kiss, lust, breasts, undressing, female full frontal nudity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: haiti, caribbean

Most similar movies to Descent Into Hell

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and psychological films with plots about crimes, couples, dishonesty, murder, deadly, couple relations and infidelity mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Descent Into Hell: Night Eyes (1990), Lured Innocence (2000), He Died with His Eyes Open (1985), Mortal Passions (1989), Cat Chaser (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.3
 566
Night Eyes (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Beverly Hills home-security guard is seduced by a rock star's wife he monitors by video.
Style: erotic, realistic, sexy, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: infidelity, femme fatale, adultery, rock star, security guard, crime, crumbling marriage, crimes, sexual relations, voyeurism, investigation, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: small town life, infidelity, couples, crime, obsession, crimes, who done it, couple relations, family problems, deadly, investigation, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
He Died with His Eyes Open (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: On Ne Meurt Que Deux Fois, a French murder mystery based upon a novel of the same name, is an unusual, involving film with excellent performances by its entire cast. Police Inspector Staniland (Michel Serrault) is investigating the death of a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, mind bending, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, crime, investigation, mystery, crimes, who done it, neo noir, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Mortal Passions (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A scheming woman (Krista Errickson) seeks to kill her husband to collect the insurance money, and is willing to seduce anyone she can to do it - including her husband's brother.
Style: suspenseful, sexual, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: femme fatale, nudity (full frontal - brief), manipulation, infidelity, neo noir, dishonesty, inheritance, family problems, power relations, couples, dangerous attraction, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 5.2
 1K
Cat Chaser (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Miami hotel owner finds danger when be becomes romantically involved with the wife of a deposed general from the Dominican Republic where he fought many years back.
Style: suspenseful, sexual, tense, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, crime, rescue, love and romance, betrayal, reunion, forbidden love, cons and scams, love affair, hotel, vengeance, soldier ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, dominican republic, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: suspenseful, psychological, stylized, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: jealousy, couples, sexual relations, infidelity, neo noir, voyeurism, life turned upside down, manipulation, family life, dangerous attraction, mysterious character, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: suspenseful, sexual, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: mind game, murder, infidelity, crimes, family problems, couples, love affair, obsession, vengeance, love triangle, crumbling marriage, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Thief of Hearts (1984)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman trapped in a boring marriage begins an affair with a handsome man who seems able to read her mind. She doesn't know that he has broken into her house and read her diaries, where she has recorded her deepest thoughts and fantasies.
Style: sexy, sexual, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: adultery, beach, criminal, seduction, sexual fantasy, burglar, diary, motorcycle, love and romance, obsession, love affair, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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A Good Marriage (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After 25 years of a good marriage, what will Darcy do once she discovers her husband's sinister secret?
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, psychological
Plot: dark secret, danger, mind game, family problems, uncover truth, couple relations, crimes, crumbling marriage, life turned upside down, couples, husband wife relationship, female protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Wedding in Blood (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lucienne Delamare and Pierre Maury are having an affair. Lucienne's husband Paul is the mayor, and a French deputy. Pierre's wife Clotilde has been weak and sickly for years. Lucienne's husband holds no excitement for her, and he is ...
Style: psychological, clever, sexual, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: murder, life turned upside down, crimes of passion, couples, disorder, dull life, crime, deadly, unfulfillment, unlikely criminals, politics, love affair ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: suspenseful, serious, psychological, realistic, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, infidelity, stalking, dangerous attraction, danger, obsession, couples, couple relations, dishonesty, crimes, deadly, neglected wife ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.0
 2K
Dirty Hands (1975)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Saint Tropez. Julie Wormser and her lover, writer and neighbour Jeff Marle, plan the murder of her wealthy husband Louis, an impotent who drinks a lot. She hits him, and leaves the rest of the task to Jeff. Julie finds herself alone the following ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, uncover truth, mystery, betrayal, mind game, deadly, couples, manipulation, dangerous attraction, alcohol abuse, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
Place: riviera, saint tropez
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.4
 10K
The Hot Spot (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A loner moves in to a small Texas town, finds himself a job, and sets about plotting to rob the local bank.
Style: atmospheric, sexy, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: neo noir, femme fatale, infidelity, accountant, crimes, dishonesty, manipulation, love triangle, love and romance, cons and scams, dangerous attraction, bank robbery ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, virginia, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 3.4
 596
N-Secure (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: N-Secure is a no holds-barred thrilling drama mixed with murder, mayhem and manipulation among affluent professionals. This film sheds light on a man's downfall from the pinnacles of success into the depths of his damaged character. His ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: betrayal, murder, infidelity, breakup, crimes, danger, couples, rivalry, couple relations, obsession, jealousy, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Garden of Eden (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young American writer completes his service in WWI and travels across Europe with his wife and her attractive Italian girlfriend. Based on the novel by Ernest Hemingway.
Style: sexy, realistic, psychological, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, young lovers, romance, couples, sexual relations, writer's life, artists and showbiz, honeymoon, jealousy, infidelity, sex scene, intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s
Place: spain, french riviera, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.5
 1K
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, serious, twists and turns, tense, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, drifter, murder, fish market, betrayal, family business, family problems, crimes, couples, love and romance, bus, jealousy ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Dancing in the Dark (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Via the New York Times: "To all outward appearances, Edna Cormick (Martha Henry) is the perfect housewife.... She's married to a man who'll stand up in public and say, "This is my wife," so that there'll be no confusion ...
Style: realistic, serious, contemplative, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, mental illness, hospital, infidelity, graphic violence, couples, family relations, family problems, crimes, crumbling marriage, deadly, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Act of Aggression (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After his wife and daughter are raped and killed by a motorbike gang a man sets out to take revenge.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: revenge, vengeance, track down, gang, life is a bitch, crimes, chases and races, deadly, rebellion, crime, injustice, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 910
The Fighter (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Jacques Darnay has served 8 years for robbing a jeweller. Now he is out of prison and looking for his loot worth 6 million francs.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, murder, chase, rivalry, crime, coldhearted, parole officer, crime and punishment, warden, on the run, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 298
Linda (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two couples, friends for a long time, decide to go away together. Things soon take a turn for the worse when Linda and Jeff spend far too much time together instead of with their respective spouses, Paul and Stella. - From IMDB
Style: gloomy, suspenseful, realistic, serious, cynical
Plot: murder, false accusation, neo noir, infidelity, conspiracy, deadly, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect, love and romance, couples, couple relations, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Crown Witness (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A movie by Jon Lindström
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: missing person, murder, crimes, law enforcement, police investigation, deadly, dishonesty, missing girl, vivisection, childlessness, research laboratory, rat ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.9
 342
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, suspenseful, sexual, sexy, serious ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, manipulations, betrayal, crime, strong sexual content, couples, power relations, love affair, dangerous attraction, love triangle, train ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.0
 181
Dead Gorgeous (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The Second World War has just ended and two old friends Rose and Antonia unexpectedly meet in London's Regent Street. Rose is a frustrated housewife married to civil servant with as many secrets as he has mistresses, while Antonia is sick of ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: friendship, murder, unlikely criminals, couples, spouse killer, deadly, dishonesty, crimes, mystery, couple relations, infidelity, spouse in danger ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
In All Innocence (1998)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: High-profile lawyer Michel takes on the defence of a young and pretty small-time thief, Cécile, after the botched hold-up of a jewellery shop. As predicted by his elegant art-dealer and sculptress wife Viviane, Michel goes well beyond his brief, ...
Style: gloomy, sexual, psychological, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: crimes, love and romance, legal, romance, destructive relationship, heist, couple relations, love affair, family relations, couples, dishonesty, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.8
 49K
U Turn (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: When Bobby's car breaks down in the desert while on the run from some of the bookies who have already taken two of his fingers, he becomes trapped in the nearby small town where the people are stranger than anyone he's encountered. After ...
Style: disturbing, serious, suspenseful, intense, sexy ...
Plot: small town, neo noir, desert, money, on the run, mechanic, betrayal, murder, wilderness, femme fatale, drifter, police officer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Strangers in 7A (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Andy Griffith plays a philandering apartment house manager who picks up a pretty young girl (Suzanne Hildur) in a bar. He takes her home, whereupon the girl's male cronies show up armed with guns. Griffith and his wife (Ida Lupino) are held ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: dishonesty, criminal heroes, deadly, danger, hostage, disorder, gory, bar, couple relations, kidnapping, hijacking, destiny ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Black Angel (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stephane, the wife of an older, prominent magistrate, coldbloodedly shoots a male visitor in her upscale home, then claims she was defending herself against a rapist. Victim turns out to be Wadek Aslanian, a gangster who's viewed as a ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: murder investigation, romantic rivalry, legal, life is a bitch, gangsters, society, crime, crimes, femme fatale, love and romance, deadly, folk hero ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Under Suspicion (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the late 1950s, British police officer Tony Aaron resigns from the force after sleeping with Hazel, wife of the man whose house he was supposed to guard. In his new job as a fake private investigator, he helps couples get divorces by ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, clever, realistic ...
Plot: adultery, private detective, murder, divorce, police investigation, betrayal, investigation, law enforcement, vengeance, who done it, uncover truth, couple relations ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1959
Place: england, brighton, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
To Kill a Man (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Chile, France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: How far will you go to protect your family? Jorge is a peaceful hard-working man who seeks a simple, quiet life for himself and his family. One day, he is mugged and humiliated by a gang of thugs led by Kalule, a delinquent from his neighborhood. ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: revenge, family in danger, couple relations, couples, rivalry, danger, deadly, crimes, police, vigilante, legal system, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Brighton Rock (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Charts the headlong fall of Pinkie, a razor-wielding disadvantaged teenager with a religious death wish.
Style: tense, psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: gang war, waitress, revenge, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, murder, woman in danger, couples, criminal heroes, danger, deadly, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, brighton, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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