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, mystery, danger, couples, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, police detective, sex, prostitute, police, assassin, female nudity, family relations, gun, murder mystery, voyeur, adultery, voyeurism, rough sex ...
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to Escape Clause

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about murder, deadly, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, investigation and dishonesty 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), Mystery Woman (2003). 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, mind bending, serious, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: investigation, murder, crime, serial killer, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, couples, fall in love, dancer's life, mystery, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating
Plot: sketch artist, investigation, mystery, crimes, murder, false accusation, police detective, law enforcement, deadly, legal, life is a bitch, crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, sexual, sexy
Plot: murder, crimes, crime, mystery, gays and lesbians, romance, dangerous attraction, legal, sex maniac, investigation, police detective, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, psychological, mind bending, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, investigation, haunted by the past, disappearance, widow, suspect, curses spells and rituals, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Mystery Woman (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A famous writer is found hanged in his office. At first, all police investigations conclude that it was suicide, but when Samantha Kinsey, owner of Seller 'Mystery Woman' starts his own investigation, he discovers that there is chance that ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: investigation, amateur detective, mystery, crimes, betrayal, deadly, dishonesty, murder, danger, store, sabotage, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.9
 390
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, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, false accusation, murder, betrayal, graphic violence, profanity, crime, crimes, mystery, neo noir, moral dilemma, strong sexual content ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, tense, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: murder, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, courtroom drama, twins, false accusation, dishonesty, investigation, legal investigation, who done it, frame up, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, mind bending, serious, cynical, suspenseful ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, serial killer, danger, manipulation, police detective, police investigation, deadly, couples, dishonesty, partners, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 2.0
 942
Magic Man (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In order to see magic idol Krell Darius perform his world-famous magic act, a beautiful aspiring young-magician, Tatiana, travels from New York to Las Vegas with her closest friends, BFFs, Elena and Vera. As the layers of illusion unfold, so too do ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: investigation, haunted by the past, police detective, deadly, serial killer, crimes, manipulations, danger, manipulation, murder, dishonesty, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Scarlet Letter (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Policeman Ki-Hoon's life is duplicitous, oscillating between the amenable, newly pregnant wife and a very appealing mistress- the singer Ga-yee. His world gets shaken up when he gets news during a murder investigation that Ga-yee is pregnant ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic
Plot: murder, introspection, investigation, police detective, love affair, mystery, forbidden love, deadly, family problems, law enforcement, life is a bitch, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, murder, investigation, informant, police, law enforcement, police investigation, crimes, rivalry, snitch, deadly, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.6
 244
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: tense, suspenseful, mind bending, serious, rough ...
Plot: triad, policewoman, police detective, pregnancy, crimes, mystery, crime, police corruption, investigation, murder, dishonesty, partners ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: realistic, suspenseful, mind bending, serious
Plot: courtroom, murder, dedicated lawyer, crimes, gangsters, courtroom drama, power relations, righting the wronged, investigation, legal, uncover truth, legal action ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.2
 110
Love Her Madly (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three men are dangerously obsessed with the same woman.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, mind bending
Plot: murder, obsession, mystery, crimes, investigation, erotica, femme fatale, college, neo noir, school, who done it, music band ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, investigation, mystery, crimes, crime, who done it, neo noir, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: psychological, scary, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, church, life is a bitch, reluctant partners, dangerous attraction, crimes, mystery, crime, murderous pair, who done it, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The River King (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Abel Grey is sent to investigate the death of a boy from an exclusive local school, who is found floating in the river. Fearing scandal, the school insists it was suicide. But after discovering from the boy's girlfriend, Carlin, that he was ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, enigmatic, disturbing, suspense
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, mystery, murder, deadly, school, teenager, dishonesty, danger, chase, ghost, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: rough, serious, scary, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, police detective, who done it, terminal illness, crimes, golden years, murder, deadly, law enforcement, resistance, hockey, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 774
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, bleak, rough, serious ...
Plot: neo noir, murder, tennis, investigation, nudity (full frontal - brief), neo-noir, addiction, mystery, haunted by the past, bank, urban, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, investigation, political corruption, police, crimes, mystery, dishonesty, partners against crime, neo noir, fighting crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.2
 450
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, surprise ending
Plot: private detective, investigation, missing person, riddles and clues, love affair, love and romance, crimes, protagonist as suspect, hidden identity, manipulation, femme fatale, manipulations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.7
 247
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, sexy, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: a vision, love and romance, mystery, romance, supernatural ability, love affair, murder, danger, dangerous attraction, crimes, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: washington d.c., seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, adoption, confession, crimes, crime, police investigation, vengeance, law enforcement, investigation, danger, alcohol abuse, air disaster ...
Time: 90s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 4.1
 415
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, sexy, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: investigation, infidelity, murder, journalism, writers, love and romance, mysterious character, manipulations, protagonist as suspect, mystery, love affair, media ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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: erotic, psychological, rough, serious, experimental ...
Plot: bondage, murder, lesbianism, s&m, serial killer, investigation, voyeurism, mind game, femme fatale, crimes, mystery, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Flirting with Danger (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A lawyer begins a sordid fling with an attractive young woman whom he slowly begins to suspect to be a serial killer of men.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, femme fatale, investigation, dangerous attraction, fall in love, crimes, deadly, psychopath, bra, police, lawyer, split personality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.0
 4K
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, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: murder, autism, mystery, investigation, crimes, dishonesty, psychopath, dealing with death, life is a bitch, doctors and patients, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
An Amish Murder (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In "An Amish Murder", the peaceful Amish farming community of Painter’s Mill, Ohio, is shattered when a series of brutal murders leaves the town with a sense of frailty and loss of innocence. Among the most affected by the tragedy was ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, mind bending, serious, realistic
Plot: amish, murder, police investigation, crimes, religions or cults, society, law enforcement, deadly, mystery, witnessing a crime, performer's life, innocence lost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
When the Bough Breaks (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A police detective investigates the apparent serial killing of several children which is linked to an institutionalized, autistic child.
Style: psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, missing person, police investigation, investigation, crimes, mystery, deadly, danger, woman in danger, police detective, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.1
 1K
iMurders (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A mysterious love triangle leads to a tragic shooting. Months later, eight members of a MySpace-esque chat room are being gruesomely murdered in the privacy of their own homes.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, mind bending, suspense ...
Plot: murder, investigation, mystery, deadly, law enforcement, gory, serial killer, slasher, computer program, computer, crimes, computers and web ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%