Movies like Dressed to Kill

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 7.1
 29K
Dressed to Kill
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A mysterious, tall, blonde woman, wearing sunglasses murders one of a psychiatrist's patients, and now she's after the prostitute who witnessed it.
Style: suspenseful, sexual, clever, tense, psychological, scary, twists and turns, serious, suspense, erotic ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, violence, psychiatrist, manipulation, gory, guilt, crime, voyeurism, obsession, sex, sexuality, chase, identity, adultery, prostitution, cross dressing, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), paranoia, stylish, murder mystery, sexualized violence, twists & turns, shower ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
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Sleuth
Mystery, Thriller
UK, USA
138 min.
 8.0
Sisters
Horror, Mystery, Thriller
USA
93 min.
 7.0
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Most similar movies to Dressed to Kill

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, psychological and suspense films with plots about murder, police investigation, twists & turns, dialogue, brutality, crimes and pornography mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Crime genres. Some movies like Dressed to Kill: Blow Out (1981), Body Double (1984), Sisters (1972), Eyes of Laura Mars (1978), Thesis (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.4
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Blow Out
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jack Terry is a master sound recordist who works on grade-B horror movies. Late one evening, he is recording sounds for use in his movies when he hears something unexpected through his sound equipment and records it. Curiosity gets the better of him ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, disturbing, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: assassination, conspiracy, paranoia, serial killer, murder, surveillance, chase, investigation, neo noir, conspiracy theory, amateur detective, guilt ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, philadelphia, pennsylvania
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System:   95%
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 6.8
 24K
Body Double
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After losing an acting role and his girlfriend, Jake Scully finally catches a break: he gets offered a gig house-sitting in the Hollywood Hills. While peering through the beautiful home's telescope one night, he spies a gorgeous blonde dancing ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, suspense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: voyeurism, murder, obsession, mystery, chase, investigation, hollywood, sex, pornography, murder mystery, nudity (topless - notable), twists & turns ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
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System:   78%
    User:   80%
 
 7.0
 12K
Sisters
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Inquisitive journalist Grace Collier is horrified when she witnesses her neighbor, fashion model Danielle Breton, violently murder a man. Panicking, she calls the police. But when the detective arrives at the scene and finds nothing amiss, Grace is ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, stylized, suspense ...
Plot: murder, mystery, insanity, twins, private detective, model, sisters, police investigation, voyeurism, hospital, obsession, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, tokyo, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   88%
 
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Eyes of Laura Mars
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A famous fashion photographer develops a disturbing ability to see through the eyes of a killer.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, disturbing, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, mystery, gory, police investigation, photographer, supernatural, murder mystery, murder, violence, fashion, chase, disco ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   57%
 
 7.5
 32K
Thesis
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 125 min.
Story: While doing a thesis about violence, Ángela finds a snuff video where a girl is tortured until death. Soon she discovers that the girl was a former student in her faculty...
Style: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, psychological, scary ...
Plot: murder, violence, mystery, investigation, serial killer, torture, hospital, strong sexual content, violent, psychology, twists & turns, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: spain, madrid
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    User:   53%
 
 5.3
 20K
In the Cut
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Following the gruesome murder of a young woman in her neighborhood, a self-determined woman living in New York City--as if to test the limits of her own safety--propels herself into an impossibly risky sexual liaison. Soon she grows increasingly ...
Style: erotic, sexual, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, crime, strong sexual content, murder, voyeurism, dangerous attraction, violence, pornography, sex, investigation, sexual relations ...
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Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.3
 31K
Femme Fatale
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A woman tries to straighten out her life, even as her past as a con-woman comes back to haunt her.
Style: sexy, stylized, suspenseful, clever, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, heist, voyeurism, femme fatale, betrayal, identity, murder, paparazzi, twists & turns, stylish, hotel, mistaken identity ...
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    User:   69%
 
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 70K
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Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: All bets are off when corrupt homicide cop Rick Santoro witnesses a murder during a boxing match. It's up to him and lifelong friend and naval intelligence agent Kevin Dunne to uncover the conspiracy behind the killing. At every turn, Santoro ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, stylized, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, investigation, assassination, conspiracy, murder mystery, boxing, corruption, murder, betrayal, neo noir, hotel, surveillance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   49%
 
 6.3
 13K
Tightrope
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Wes Block is a detective who's put on the case of a serial killer. His victims are young and pretty women, which he rapes and murders. The murders are getting personal when the killer chooses victims who are acquaintances of Block. Even his ...
Style: suspenseful, sexual, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, crime, murder, investigation, police investigation, obsession, kidnapping, murder mystery, prostitution, surveillance, chase, corruption ...
Time: 80s
Place: new orleans, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   55%
 
Mortal Thoughts
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A loathsome man ends up dead, but it's not clear who's to blame. If ever a person got what he deserved, it's James Urbanksi, an abusive drunk who steals from his wife, Joyce, and promises her close friend Cynthia Kellogg that ...
Style: suspenseful, talky, psychological, suspense, tense ...
Plot: betrayal, investigation, murder, mystery, crime, crime gone awry, friendship, death, police investigation, murder mystery, crumbling marriage, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   60%
 
 6.6
 2K
See No Evil
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In the English countryside, Sarah Rexton (Mia Farrow), recently blinded in a horse riding accident, moves in with her uncle's family and gallantly adjusts to her new condition, unaware that a killer stalks them.
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, serious, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, disability, mystery, investigation, slasher, blindness, amateur detective, murder mystery, voyeurism, pornography, twists & turns ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   72%
 
Presumed Innocent
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Life takes a nasty twist for D.A. Rusty Sabich when the woman he has been romantically involved with is murdered. He is assigned to investigate the case, but is soon charged with the murder.
Style: suspenseful, tense, surprise ending, serious, bleak ...
Plot: murder, crime, mystery, lawyer, courtroom, courtroom drama, investigation, infidelity, guilt, adultery, revenge, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   61%
 
 6.8
 7K
Obsession
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: New Orleans businessman Michael Courtland’s life is shattered when his wife and daughter are tragically killed in a botched kidnap rescue attempt. Many years later whilst visiting Italy he meets and falls in in love with Sandra Portinari, who ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, surprise ending, twists and turns ...
Plot: obsession, chase, kidnapping, guilt, vengeance, missing person, twists & turns, ransom, storytelling, greed, crimes, stylish ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1959, year 1975, 1950s
Place: europe, usa, new orleans, italy, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   69%
 
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 41K
Sleuth
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A mystery novelist devises an insurance scam with his wife’s lover - but things aren’t exactly as they seem.
Style: psychological, clever, talky, witty, suspenseful ...
Plot: mystery, maze, adultery, murder, revenge, verbal byplay, mind game, robbery, twists & turns, plot twist, murder mystery, dialogue ...
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System:   59%
    User:   49%
 
Murder by Decree
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes is drawn into the case of Jack the Ripper who is killing prostitutes in London's East End. Assisted by Dr. Watson, and using information provided by a renowned psychic, Robert Lees, Holmes finds that the murders may have its ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, disturbing, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mystery, serial killer, murder, crime, conspiracy, private detective, police investigation, investigation, murder mystery, secrets, stylish, corruption ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1930s, victorian era, 1880s ...
Place: england, london, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   55%
 
 7.2
 18K
Klute
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: This acclaimed thriller stars Jane Fonda as Bree Daniel, a New York City call girl who becomes enmeshed in an investigation into the disappearance of a business executive. Detective John Klute is hired to follow Daniel, and eventually begins a ...
Style: talky, atmospheric, suspense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: mystery, private detective, investigation, murder, crime, prostitute, obsession, small town, prostitution, surveillance, missing person, neo noir ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, california, pennsylvania, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   47%
 
 6.5
 12K
Jagged Edge
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: San Francisco heiress Page Forrester is brutally murdered in her remote beach house. Her husband Jack is devastated by the crime but soon finds himself accused of her murder. He hires lawyer Teddy Barnes to defend him, despite the fact she ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, surprise ending, twists and turns ...
Plot: mystery, courtroom, court, lawyer, murder, courtroom drama, crime, neo-noir, guilt, justice, plot twist, murder mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   55%
 
 6.5
 113K
8MM
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A small, seemingly innocuous plastic reel of film leads surveillance specialist Tom Welles down an increasingly dark and frightening path. With the help of the streetwise Max, he relentlessly follows a bizarre trail of evidence to determine the fate ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, pornography, obsession, crime, mystery, brutality, violence, sexual abuse, revenge, murder, corruption ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, pennsylvania, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   60%
 
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 6.0
 12K
Raising Cain
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When neighborhood kids begin vanishing, Jenny suspects her child psychologist husband, Carter, may be resuming the deranged experiments his father performed on Carter when he was young. Now, it falls to Jenny to unravel the mystery. And as more ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, tense, clever ...
Plot: obsession, kidnapping, serial killer, psychology, murder, mentally unstable, adultery, hospital, twists & turns, sex, parents and children, surveillance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   61%
 
 6.9
 151K
Basic Instinct
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA, UK
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A police detective is in charge of the investigation of a brutal murder, in which a beautiful and seductive woman could be involved.
Style: erotic, suspenseful, sexy, psychological, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, manipulation, sexual relations, sex addict, murder, female serial killer, dying during sex, police investigation, dangerous attraction, sexual obsession, sex, sexuality ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   63%
 
The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Italy, the American writer Sam Dalmas witnesses an attempt of murder of the owner of an art gallery, a couple of days before his foreseen return to the United States of America. He decides to stay with his girlfriend Julia and help the police in ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, psychological, twist ending ...
Plot: serial killer, mystery, investigation, crime, obsession, murder, psychopath, brutality, splatter, death, voyeurism, art ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   59%
 
 7.3
 202K
Identity
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Complete strangers stranded at a remote desert motel during a raging storm soon find themselves the target of a deranged murderer. As their numbers thin out, the travelers begin to turn on each other, as each tries to figure out who the killer is.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, atmospheric, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mystery, murder mystery, murder, stranded, psychiatrist, hotel, investigation, death, psychology, paranoia, identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, nevada, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   42%
 
 7.2
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Shadow
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An American writer in Rome is stalked by a serial killer bent on harassing him while killing all people associated with his work on his latest book.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, scary, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, gory, mystery, murder, investigation, obsession, crime, chase, slasher, death, blood, book ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, italy, rome italy, rhode island, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   60%
 
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 7.1
 12K
Opera
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young opperata is stalked by a deranged fan bent on killing the people associated with her to claim her for himself.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, serious, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, gory, cult, slasher, murder, obsession, vengeance, supernatural, brutality, opera, violence, mysterious character ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   46%
 
 7.6
 114K
Lost Highway
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A tormented jazz musician finds himself lost in an enigmatic story involving murder, surveillance, gangsters, doppelgangers, and an impossible transformation inside a prison cell.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, psychological, sexual, gothic ...
Plot: mystery, insanity, pornography, murder, paranoia, schizophrenia, surrealism, neo noir, crumbling marriage, urban, jealousy, time loop ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   59%
 
 6.6
 59K
Joy Ride
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three young people on a road trip from Colorado to New Jersey talk to a trucker on their CB radio, then must escape when he turns out to be a psychotic killer.
Style: tense, suspense, twists and turns, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chase, truck driver, psychopath, vengeance, murder, radio, road trip, prank, manipulation, deathtrap, brother brother relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, colorado, nebraska, wyoming, san diego california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   56%
 
 5.1
 21K
Color of Night
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When New York psychiatrist Bill Capa visits Los Angeles to take over his murdered colleague's therapy group, he finds himself embroiled in the thick of a mystery when he bumps into Rose and begins a torrid affair.
Style: sexual, sexy, erotic, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: mystery, murder, psychiatrist, sex, violence, mental illness, investigation, male nudity, femme fatale, psychology, serial killer, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   47%
 
 6.7
 79K
The Guest
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A soldier introduces himself to the Peterson family, claiming to be a friend of their son who died in action. After the young man is welcomed into their home, a series of accidental deaths seem to be connected to his presence.
Style: tense, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: murder, bullying, halloween, violence, gunfight, brutality, revenge, blood, mystery, mysterious character, drugs/alcohol, plot twist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   47%
 

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 7.8
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The Vanishing
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, France, West Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Rex and Saskia are enjoying a biking holiday in France when, stopping at a gas station, Saskia disappears. Confounded, Rex searches everywhere, but to no avail. Three years later, he's still obsessed with finding her, pleading his case on ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: kidnapping, obsession, mystery, serial killer, murder, missing person, psychology, character study, crimes, twists & turns, secrets, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, holland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   54%
 
The Boston Strangler
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Boston is being terrorized by a series of seemingly random murders of women. Based on the true story, the film follows the investigators path through several leads before introducing the Strangler as a character. It is seen almost exclusively from ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, crime, murder, police investigation, hospital, mystery, mental illness, chase, psychiatry, pornography, psychology ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   39%
 
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