Movies like Descent Into Hell

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Descent Into Hell (1986)
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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: sexy, psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sexual, french noir
Plot: alcohol abuse, older man younger woman relationship, heist, crimes, graphic violence, midlife crisis, couples, love affair, infidelity, writer's life, crumbling marriage, unlikely criminals, couple relations, writers, marriage crisis, erotica, cheating wife, female nudity, beach, male nudity, lust, cuckold, sexually dissatisfied wife, older man younger woman marriage, skinny dipping ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: caribbean, haiti

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Most similar movies to Descent Into Hell

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and sexy films with plots about crimes, couples, dishonesty, infidelity, murder, couple relations and deadly mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Descent Into Hell: Night Eyes (1990), Death in a French Garden (1985), Cat Chaser (1989), Lured Innocence (2000), Mortal Passions (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.1
 680
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: femme fatale, infidelity, rock star, crimes, crumbling marriage, sexual relations, voyeurism, adultery, investigation, dishonesty, love and romance, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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95%
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: sexy, realistic, serious, sexual, suspenseful ...
Plot: jealousy, femme fatale, dishonesty, crimes, betrayal, legal investigation, mind game, mysterious character, love and romance, manipulation, voyeurism, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 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: sexy, realistic, serious, tense, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, intrigue, betrayal, crimes, soldier, love and romance, dishonesty, rivalry, rescue, forbidden love, hotel, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, dominican republic, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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, obsession, investigation, family problems, who done it, couple relations, couples, murder, extramarital affair, journalism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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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: neo noir, sexy, realistic, serious, sexual ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), infidelity, manipulation, dishonesty, femme fatale, inheritance, graphic violence, family problems, couples, power relations, cons and scams, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: serious, mind bending, neo noir, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, crimes, investigation, mystery, who done it, dishonesty, law enforcement, couples, crime investigation, police detective, seduction ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Thief of Hearts (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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, serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: motorcycle, adultery, seduction, beach, criminal, sexual fantasy, diary, burglar, love and romance, obsession, couples, manipulation ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: psychopath, infidelity, stalking, couples, dangerous attraction, crimes, couple relations, obsession, dishonesty, neglectful husband, neglected wife, blackmail ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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: realistic, serious, cynical, sexy, neo noir ...
Plot: murder, political corruption, small town, lovers reunited, love affair, obsession, infidelity, small town life, destructive relationship, couple relations, village, village life ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, tense, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, mind game, love affair, obsession, love triangle, couple relations, vengeance, family problems, couples, wedding, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.4
 12K
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: neo noir, atmospheric, sexy, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: femme fatale, dangerous attraction, infidelity, accountant, dishonesty, crimes, manipulation, love triangle, cons and scams, love and romance, bank robbery, erotica ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, virginia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 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, serious, sexy, neo noir, twists and turns ...
Plot: family problems, infidelity, drifter, murder, betrayal, family business, crimes, couples, love and romance, cheating wife, bus, jealousy ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.8
 739
Trivial (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An inspector who just suffered a family tragedy is looking for a missing older man. Man's family is of no help, or are they hiding something? He is helped by a ghost of an actress who died 30 years ago, or is he slowly going insane?
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: uncover truth, police investigation, law enforcement, haunted by the past, dishonesty, crimes, murder, death of wife, chase, mysterious character, riddles and clues, figment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: normandy, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, realistic, tense, serious, psychological
Plot: dark secret, serial killer, female protagonist, family problems, uncover truth, crumbling marriage, crimes, couples, life turned upside down, mind game, marriage, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Garden of Eden (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 111 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, romance, young lovers, couples, sexual relations, artists and showbiz, writer's life, honeymoon, jealousy, sex scene, infidelity, intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s
Place: spain, french riviera, europe, paris france, nice france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.8
 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: realistic, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, mind game, uncover truth, mystery, betrayal, crime gone awry, dishonesty, crimes, legal investigation, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 70s
Place: riviera, saint tropez, provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.9
 17K
The Informers (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A collection of intersecting short stories set in early 1980s Los Angeles, depicts a week in the lives of an assortment of socially alienated, mainly well-off characters who numb their sense of emptiness with casual sex, violence, and drugs.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, disturbing, sincere ...
Plot: hollywood, drug abuse, kidnapping, couple relations, couples, showbiz, nightlife, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, clubbing, multiple storylines, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: los angeles, usa, hawaii, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.7
 638
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, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: betrayal, murder, breakup, crimes, infidelity, couples, rivalry, obsession, couple relations, jealousy, sexual content, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 6.3
 1K
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: tense, exciting, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gangsters, vengeance, coldhearted, crime and punishment, chase, criminal's revenge, crimes, on the run, criminal heroes, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Perfect Murder (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Millionaire industrialist Steven Taylor is a man who has everything but what he craves most: the love and fidelity of his wife. A hugely successful player in the New York financial world, he considers her to be his most treasured acquisition. But ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, sexy, surprise ending, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: extramarital affair, betrayal, infidelity, perfect crime, love affair, crimes, murder, artist, violent husband, plan gone awry, jealousy, cheating on husband ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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U Turn (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
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: neo noir, disturbing, serious, suspenseful, intense ...
Plot: small town, desert, on the run, mechanic, betrayal, murder, money, wilderness, femme fatale, drifter, police officer, robbery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: psychological, serious, suspenseful, clever, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, adultery, murder, divorce, investigation, police investigation, law enforcement, uncover truth, betrayal, vengeance, who done it, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1959
Place: england, europe, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Dead On (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 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, sexy, realistic, erotic, serious ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, couples, power relations, betrayal, femme fatale, dishonesty, love and romance, crimes, strong violent content, manipulation, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 3.9
 489
Scorned 2 (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Amanda Foley has confusing nightmares and flashbacks that lead her to seek professional help. Nothing can shed light on her repressed memories, until she happens to catch her husband a college professor, having sex with one of his students. Then the ...
Style: sexy, sexual, serious, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: couples, crimes, rivalry, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, love and romance, family problems, infidelity, dangerous attraction, college, love triangle, love affair ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: sexy, semi serious, realistic, psychological, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couple relations, love affair, destructive relationship, heist, couples, family relations, crimes, criminal heroes, dishonesty, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.7
 337
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: neo noir, cynical, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: conspiracy, false accusation, murder, infidelity, couples, couple relations, love and romance, crimes, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty, affair, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, suspenseful, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: mental illness, hospital, murder, infidelity, family relations, couples, family problems, graphic violence, crimes, love and romance, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Pleasure Drivers (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: "The Pleasure Drivers" lays out three separate interconnected stories involving an adulterous therapist, a young sociopath call girl, a vicious lesbian hit woman, a white trash kidnapper, and a brain-damaged ex-cult guru. It's ...
Style: serious, sexy, suspenseful, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: psychopath, social relations, couples, gays and lesbians, dark humor, infidelity, kidnapping, obsession, hostage, crimes, looking for sex, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.8
 354
Dark Obsession (1989)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hugo Buckton seems to have it all: He is apparently rich and has a beautiful wife and a doting son. In actuality, though, Hugo is having money problems and is paranoid that his wife is cheating on him. After a boozy night at a party, Hugo hits and ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: hit and run, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, police, graphic violence, couple relations, unfulfillment, infidelity, destructive relationship, crumbling marriage, left to die, family problems ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Crown Witness (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A movie by Jon Lindström
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns
Plot: murder, missing person, police investigation, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, missing girl, courtroom, murder investigation, rat, rain, research laboratory ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%