Movies like Fear

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Fear (1996)
 6.2
 37K
Fear (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A 16 year old girl takes up with a charming young man who quickly shows his colors when he beats a friend simply for walking with her and then goes totally ballistic after she tries to break up with him.
Style: suspenseful, rough, psychological, suspense, serious, sexual, realistic, sexy, tense, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, dangerous attraction, psychopath, danger, rivalry, teenager, couples, crimes, dishonesty, terrorizing, virginity, violence, father daughter relationship, rage, teenage life, secrets, first love, family, betrayal, teenage girl, youth, deadly, rapist, first sex, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, san francisco

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Most similar movies to Fear

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and psychological films with plots about obsession, danger, psychopath, murder, vengeance, crimes and dangerous attraction mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Fear: Swimfan (2002), Sleeping with the Enemy (1991), Born Bad (2011), The Crush (1993), The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.0
 18K
Swimfan (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ben Cronin has it all: the admiration of his many friends, a terrific girlfriend, and he's on the fast-track to an athletic scholarship. Ben's rock-solid, promising future and romance are turned upside-down with the arrival of Madison ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, sexy, serious, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, stalking, high school, dangerous attraction, hospital, swimming, teenage life, frame up, mental illness, murder, insanity, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Sleeping with the Enemy (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young woman fakes her own death in an attempt to escape her nightmarish marriage, but discovers it is impossible to elude her controlling husband.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, serious, tense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: domestic violence, stalking, obsession, woman in danger, danger, on the run, starting over, haunted by the past, couple relations, hidden identity, psychopath, faked death ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1990, 20th century
Place: iowa, usa, boston, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.6
 795
Born Bad (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young woman (Bonnie Dennison) falls for a mysterious man (Michael Welch) who reveals his dark side.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: dangerous attraction, small town, danger, couples, hidden identity, parents and children, confined, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 5.8
 14K
The Crush (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A precocious and obsessive teenager develops a crush on a naive writer with harrowing consequences.
Style: sexy, suspenseful, suspense, sexual, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, mentally unstable, journalist, psychopath, journalism, false accusation, revenge, stalking, erotic thriller, dangerous attraction, teenage life, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A suburban family chooses seemingly sweet Peyton Flanders as their newborn's nanny. Only much later does the infant's mother, Claire Bartel, realize Peyton's true intentions -- to destroy Claire and replace her in the family. The ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: nanny, obsession, vengeance, danger, family in danger, haunted by the past, domestic disturbance, child, loss of child, family, parenthood, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Boy Next Door (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A recently cheated on married woman falls for a younger man who has moved in next door, but their torrid affair soon takes a dangerous turn.
Style: tense, suspenseful, sexy, psychological, serious ...
Plot: obsession, older woman younger man relationship, dangerous attraction, stalking, psychopath, insanity, blackmail, woman in danger, stalker, fatal attraction, danger, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Fatal Attraction (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A married man's one night stand comes back to haunt him when that lover begins to stalk him and his family.
Style: sexy, suspense, erotic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: infidelity, obsession, sexual obsession, extramarital affair, family in danger, lawyer, vengeance, knife murder, stalking, yuppie, strong sexual content, mentally unstable ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Laurel has the boyfriend of her dreams, Kevin. He can and will do anything for her. He is totally devoted to her but the downside is that he won't leave her alone. When she tries to get some distance he responds with aggressiveness. It finally ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: obsession, visceral, paranoia, stalking, couple relations, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, crimes, danger, couples, parents and children, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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Single White Female (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Attractive Manhattanite Allison Jones has it all: a handsome beau, a rent-controlled apartment, and a promising career as a fashion designer. When boyfriend Sam proves unfaithful, Allison strikes out on her own but must use the classifieds to seek ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, violence, basement, surprise party, stalker, mental illness, remote control, business card, ice cream, puppy, photograph, vandalism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 152K
Cape Fear (1991)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Sam Bowden is a small-town corporate attorney. Max Cady is a tattooed, cigar-smoking, bible-quoting, psychotic rapist. What do they have in common? Fourteen years ago, Sam was a public defender assigned to Max Cady's rape trial, and he made a ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: dangerous attraction, lawyer, fear, family in danger, rape, rapist, revenge, prison, crime, serial killer, criminal's revenge, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.1
 42K
Disclosure (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A computer specialist is sued for sexual harassment by a former lover turned boss who initiated the act forcefully, which threatens both his career and his personal life.
Style: sexual, suspenseful, tense, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: sexual harassment, workplace, obsession, false accusation, promotion, manipulations, intrigue, employee, boss and employee, vengeance, workplace intrigue, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle washington, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 13K
Unlawful Entry (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After a break-in at their house, a couple gets help from one of the cops that answered their call. He helps them install the security system, and begins dropping by on short notice and unofficial patrol, and spends a lot of time discussing the ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, serious, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, police, murder, lawyer, violence, jealousy, argument, voyeur, prostitute, alarm, death, stalker ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Perfect Guy (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After a painful breakup, Leah seems to meet the perfect guy. But she soon discovers his violent side that disrupts her life.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: obsession, mind game, danger, breakup, couple relations, woman in danger, vengeance, rivalry, psychopath, fatal attraction, stalking, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Devil in the Flesh (1998)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When her mother is killed in a mysterious house fire, rebellious teen Debbie Strand is sent to live with her grandmother, where she becomes even more unhinged. She develops an intense crush on her hunky creative writing teacher, Peter Rinaldi, but ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, offbeat
Plot: obsession, teacher, femme fatale, young lovers, dangerous attraction, school, frame up, teenage life, mystery, seduction, crime, stalking ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 36K
Enough (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Working-class waitress Slim thought she was entering a life of domestic bliss when she married Mitch, the man of her dreams. After the arrival of their first child, her picture perfect life is shattered when she discovers Mitch's hidden ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, psychological ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: stalking, self defense, crumbling marriage, domestic disturbance, life is a bitch, on the run, domestic violence, couples, infidelity, dishonesty, deadly, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Poison Ivy: The New Seduction (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A sinister seductress vows to destroy a suburban family.
Style: sexual, erotic, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: femme fatale, obsession, murder, manipulation, betrayal, family, nudity (topless - notable), vengeance, romance, manipulations, mind game, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
 341
Perfect Prey (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A former Texas Ranger is recruited by a Houston police captain to assist a homicide detective in the search for an elusive serial killer who collects antique dolls.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, tense
Plot: serial killer, crime, police investigation, crimes, deadly, mystery, law enforcement, obsession, kidnapping, murder, woman in danger, psychopath ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: psychopath, stalking, infidelity, danger, couples, obsession, couple relations, dangerous attraction, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, marriage crisis ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Lakeview Terrace (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young interracial couple has just moved into their California dream home when they become the target of their next-door neighbor, who disapproves of their relationship. A tightly wound LAPD officer has appointed himself the watchdog of the ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: neighbor, interracial couple, racism, shot to death, drugs/alcohol, interracial relations, rivalry, family problems, society, husband wife relationship, family in danger, corrupt cop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Bad Influence (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Michael, a wimpy young executive, is about to get pulverized by a jealous boyfriend in a bar when a handsome, mysterious stranger steps in--and then disappears. Later that night, while jogging, Michael runs into the stranger on a pier. He introduces ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, clever, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, betrayal, friendship, frame up, false accusation, neo-noir, underground, jealousy, club, eroticism, stranger ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Mother's Boys (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sexy but unstable wife and mother Jude walked out on her family three years ago. Now, just as suddenly, she is back. But her husband, Robert, has fallen in love with Callie, an assistant principal at his sons' school. He asks Jude for a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, injury, mentally unstable, hidden identity, gory, crumbling marriage, mind game, stalking, vengeance, obsession, dangerous attraction, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.4
 16K
Poison Ivy (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A seductive teen befriends an introverted high school student and schemes her way into the lives of her wealthy family.
Style: erotic, sexy, suspenseful, serious, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: femme fatale, destructive relationship, high school, sexual relations, infidelity, dysfunctional family, manipulations, dangerous attraction, teenage life, deadly, parents and children, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.3
 354
Body Chemistry (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A research project on sexual response leads two doctors into an affair where their deepest passions and darkest fantasies are revealed.
Style: sexual, serious, erotic, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: laboratory, seduction, fatal attraction, infidelity, obsession, psychopath, vengeance, love affair, sexual relations, danger, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Whispers in the Dark (1992)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Psychiatrist Ann Hecker is ending one relationship and possibly starting an important new one, while finding that some of the sexual exploits her patients relate are weighing on her. Turning to a married friend from her research days for guidance, ...
Style: gloomy, erotic, sexual, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychiatrist, erotic thriller, sex, female protagonist, investigation, crime, crimes, danger, serial killer, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect, betrayal ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.2
 3K
The Temp (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A series of mysterious accidents at a food company lead a manager to suspect his impressive new temporary secretary.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, serious, stylized, psychological ...
Plot: office, serial killer, femme fatale, murder, investigation, psychopath, obnoxious boss, gory, obsession, protagonist as suspect, manipulations, boss and employee ...
Time: 90s
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.9
 33K
The Roommate (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Sara, a young design student from Iowa, arrives for college in Los Angeles, she is eager to fit in and get to know the big city. Her wealthy roommate, Rebecca, is more than eager to take Sara under her wing and show her the ropes. The two ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: obsession, mentally unstable, college, roommate, murder, medication, college life, danger, woman in danger, social relations, student life, psychology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, campus, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.8
 24K
Cape Fear (1962)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sam Bowden witnesses a rape committed by Max Cady and testifies against him. When released after 8 years in prison, Cady begins stalking Bowden and his family but is always clever enough not to violate the law.
Style: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, psychological, serious ...
Plot: small town, psychopath, lawyer, neo noir, poison, dog, boat, girl, mind game, murder, family in danger, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.7
 11K
Blue Steel (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A female rookie in the police force engages in a cat and mouse game with a pistol wielding psychopath who becomes obsessed with her.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, tense, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: obsession, psychopath, serial killer, neo noir, murder, policewoman, police investigation, crime, stalking, strong sexual content, female protagonist, deception ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Collector (1965)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Freddie is an inept bank clerk with no future. His only hobby is collecting butterflies, which gives him a feeling of power and control that is otherwise totally missing from his life. He comes into a large sum of money, and buys himself a country ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, kidnapping, obsession, mentally unstable, collector, butterfly, danger, dangerous attraction, confined, crimes, loneliness, woman in danger ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.1
 1K
Malicious (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mystery woman turns vengeful after a college athlete dumps her following a one-night stand.
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, danger, college, deadly, medical student, couples, athlete's life, dangerous attraction, college life, haunted by the past, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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