Movies like Escape Clause

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Escape Clause (1996)
 5.7
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Escape Clause (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man finds out that his wife has paid $10,000 to have him killed. Then both the would-be killer and the wife turn up dead ...
Style: rough, mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, murder, insurance, crimes, hitman, crime, danger, couples, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, police detective, mystery, female nudity, gun, murder mystery, adultery, voyeurism, husband wife relationship, police, sex, panties, assassin, rough sex, fingering ...
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to Escape Clause

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, mystery, law enforcement, crime and investigation mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Escape Clause: Criminal Passion (1994), Sketch Artist (1992), When Justice Fails (1999), An Occasional Hell (1996), Love Is a Gun (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Criminal Passion (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A homicide detective begins a torrid affair with a senator's son who is a suspect in a series of grisly murders.
Style: rough, serious, mind bending, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: investigation, murder, tough law enforcer, dancer's life, crime, fall in love, crimes, love and romance, serial killer, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Sketch Artist (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A sketch artist for the police helps a witness recall who she saw leaving the scene of a murder, and discovers that the person is his wife. Not willing to believe she was responsible, he resketches the pictures so they don't look like her, and ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, tense
Plot: sketch artist, investigation, murder, false accusation, crimes, mystery, police detective, law enforcement, deadly, couples, dishonesty, crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
When Justice Fails (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A detective (Jeff Fahey) investigating the murders of two sex offenders gets involved with a beautiful district attorney (Marlee Matlin) who becomes a main suspect.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, sexual
Plot: murder, gays and lesbians, dangerous attraction, crime, romance, mystery, mute or deaf, fall in love, crimes, danger, obsession, track down ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
An Occasional Hell (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A former policeman-turned college professor of forensics, is asked by a widow to solve the murder of her unfaithful husband and the disappearance of his mistress who may have been linked to some drug dealers.
Style: disturbing, gloomy, realistic, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: murder, investigation, infidelity, haunted by the past, widow, disappearance, suspect, couples, college, disability, righting the wronged, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Movie in collections
 4.9
 375
Love Is a Gun (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A model causes an obsessed police photographer to lose his girlfriend and become a murder suspect.
Style: surreal, mind bending, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: false accusation, investigation, murder, mystery, crimes, crime, neo noir, moral dilemma, betrayal, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Traces of Red (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jack, a Palm Beach detective, becomes involved in a case of multiple murders. All the women can be linked to Jack in some way. Jack and his partner have no leads, but numerous suspects. The murders continue, along with anonymous letters from the ...
Style: rough, serious, mind bending, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: murder, manipulations, danger, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, couples, partners, police investigation, serial killer, police detective, femme fatale ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Woman of Desire (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A yacht captain, Jack Lynch, is accused of murdering his boss and raping the victim's wife, Christina Ford. Nothing is how it first appears. Jack seeks the help of veteran attorney Walter J. Hill to help prove his innocence.
Style: suspenseful, serious, erotic, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, courtroom drama, twins, dishonesty, false accusation, legal investigation, who done it, investigation, frame up, resort ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Maligned Mobster (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A gangster who has commited all kinds of crimes is accused to have killed his wife. As he was not the murderer in this case Perry Mason intents to find the killer...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, mind bending
Plot: murder, courtroom, gangsters, uncover truth, crimes, courtroom drama, investigation, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, dedicated lawyer, mystery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 8K
Bad Country (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Baton Rouge police detective Bud Carter busts contract killer Jesse Weiland, he convinces Jesse to become an informant and rat out the South's most powerful crime ring.
Style: rough, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, informant, police, hitman, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, snitch, deadly, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.7
 11K
The Flock (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This film is about a hyper-vigilant employee of the department of public safety who, while training his young female replacement, has to track down a missing girl who he is convinced is connected to a paroled sex offender he is investigating.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, kidnapping, law enforcement, obsession, missing person, danger, race against time, murder, crimes, special agents, track down, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.6
 241
Frame by Frame (1996)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A pair of romantically entangled cops become suspects in the brutal murder of one of their mates.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, rough, serious ...
Plot: policewoman, triad, crime, mystery, dishonesty, law enforcement, partners, crimes, murder, gambling, police corruption, police detective ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.8
 722
Mike's Murder (1984)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Betty has a crush on her tennis instructor Mike. He promises to call her for a date, but never does – she doesn’t know he sells drugs on the side. After botching a deal on someone else’s turf, Mike has to disappear for a while. He contacts ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, mind bending, rough, bleak ...
Plot: murder, tennis, investigation, neo noir, neo-noir, addiction, mystery, haunted by the past, drug abuse, drug dealing, danger, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.7
 243
Dream Man (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Kris is a homicide cop with psychic abilities. She works to prove that the prime suspect in her latest case (the much younger husband of the millionaire victim) is innocent. But are her visions true, or planned by someone who knows what she can see?
Style: sexual, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: love and romance, dangerous attraction, supernatural ability, love affair, romance, murder, police detective, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, couples, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Heaven's Prisoners (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A hardened New Orleans cop, Dave Robicheaux, finally tosses in the badge and settles into life on the bayou with his wife. But a bizarre plane crash draws him back into the fray when his family is viciously threatened.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, adoption, crime, police investigation, vengeance, law enforcement, investigation, danger, confession, orphan, husband wife relationship, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Twist of Faith (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vancouver Police Detective Henry Smith is one of those investigating the murder of Roman Catholic Father Martin, who was crucified in his own church.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, scary, serious, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, church, crime, who done it, riddles and clues, dangerous attraction, crimes, reluctant partners, mystery, life is a bitch, obsession ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Mulholland Falls (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1950s Los Angeles, a special crime squad of the LAPD investigates the murder of a young woman.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, political corruption, police, police investigation, mystery, dishonesty, crimes, partners against crime, law enforcement, fighting crime, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.1
 394
Extramarital (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An aspiring writer gets involved in the investigation of her best friend after she is killed while having an affair.
Style: sexual, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: investigation, journalism, murder, infidelity, crimes, protagonist as suspect, love and romance, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, mystery, media, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Murder at the Savoy (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A famous industrialist is murdered at a restaurant in Malmoe. Police inspector Martin Beck in Stockholm gets the case. The suspects lead to people involved in illegal arms deals. But who was the biggest criminal, the murderer or the industrialist?
Style: realistic, mind bending, rough, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, arms dealing, crime, crimes, mystery, deadly, law enforcement, investigation, arms deal, medical, businessman, shot in the head ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: gloomy, sexual, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, crimes, who done it, mystery, crime, neo noir, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, couples, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 749
Blackout (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A police officer suspects that a local husband and father who has recently undergone facial surgery because of injuries received in a car accident is in reality the same man who committed a quadruple murder several years before.
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, psychopath, slasher, mystery, crimes, memory loss, crime, danger, couples, obsession, murder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
 598
Fever (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A struggling artist is implicated in a string of macabre murders.
Style: gloomy, realistic, tense, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, crimes, protagonist as suspect, city life, crime, mystery, manipulations, witnessing a crime, mysterious character, addiction, estrangement, voyeurism ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 4K
Rear Window (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Modern remake of Rear Window in which the lead character is paralyzed and lives in a high-tech home filled with assistive technology.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, voyeur, investigation, uncover truth, who done it, crimes, mind game, psychopath, dangerous attraction, mystery, manipulations, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.4
 194
The Stranger (1987)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bonnie Bedilia stars in this psychological thriller about a woman who witnesses a murder and then flees. During her escape, she has a car accident. She becomes an amnesia victim and although, she doesn't know her own identity, is able to ...
Style: rough, mind bending, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, hitman, doctors and patients, life is a bitch, false accusation, hospital, memory loss, witnessing a crime, wrongfully committed, mystery, crimes, who done it ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 3K
Silent Fall (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An autistic boy witnesses his parents' double murder. Richard Dreyfuss as a controversial therapist, seeks to probe the child's mind in order to solve the case.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, gloomy, serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: murder, autism, mystery, investigation, life is a bitch, crimes, doctors and patients, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, dealing with death, disability ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.2
 445
Fourth Story (1991)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Valerie's husband Darryl leaves for work as usual, but never returns. She hires private eye Shepard to find him. Soon he discovers that David had a second identity and obviously doesn't want to be found. But since Shepard is strongly ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: private detective, investigation, missing person, murder, love affair, mystery, who done it, romance, manipulations, love and romance, police detective, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Girl by the Lake (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cop investigates the murder of a beautiful teen girl left naked by a lake.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, scary, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: hockey, resistance, murder, crimes, crime, mystery, golden years, who done it, ocean or sea, law enforcement, deadly, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
That Beautiful Somewhere (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A detective teams up with a young female archaeologist to unravel the mysterious death of a 'bog body' found in a native swamp rumoured to have curative powers. It is the story of two wounded souls searching for healing and redemption
Style: mind bending, psychological, rough, serious, bleak ...
Plot: redemption, opposites attract, swamp, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, investigation, police detective, murder, crimes, mystery, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.4
 2K
Mercy (2000)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Detective Catherine Palmer (Ellen Barkin) is on the trail of an elusive serial killer. During her investigation she meets Vickie Kittrie (Peta Wilson), who belongs to an exclusive club of women who engage in secret sessions of bondage and ...
Style: sexual, psychological, rough, serious, erotic ...
Plot: murder, s&m, serial killer, bondage, investigation, voyeurism, gays and lesbians, police investigation, psychopath, crimes, crime, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.5
 315
Dog Watch (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A San Francisco detective (Elliott) goes wild when he discovers his partner dead and the presumed culprit standing over him. After beating the man to death, he comes to his senses and realizes that he has to get rid of the body of the beaten man. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough, realistic
Plot: police corruption, police detective, investigation, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, murder, crimes, life is a bitch, crime, kicked in the crotch, amazing grace hymn ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Lady Against the Odds (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A private detective becomes involved in a new cast when her partner's guardian is murdered.
Style: mind bending, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, custody, law enforcement, deadly, investigation, private detective, crime, mystery, crimes, industrialist, guardian, female detective ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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