Movies like Forbidden Secrets

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Forbidden Secrets (2005)
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Forbidden Secrets (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: While going through a difficult divorce from her domineering, businessman husband, Alexandra moves back into her old childhood home, where she's forced to re-examine the circumstances surrounding the murder of her aunt by her insane mother several years ago when Alexandra was a young girl. As a series of bizarre and unsettling incidents prod Alexandra to investigate her past, she finds herself wandering deeper into danger as her past comes back to haunt her.
Plot: hypnosis, insanity, swimming pool, murder, drowning, flashback

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, tense and realistic films with plots about murder, flashback, investigation, dishonesty, deadly, police and crimes mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Forbidden Secrets: Dream Lock (2016), Scream of the Butterfly (1965), Second Chances (2010), Flat 211 (2017), Dead Again (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Dream Lock (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A middle aged man Rohan Roy is a Doctor, not happy in his married life embarks on an extra marital affair with his neighbor Jennifer. He soon realizes his mistake and tries to get rid of the girl, but she seems nowhere to compromise and gets ...
Plot: blood, extramarital affair, husband wife relationship, murder, flashback, dream, revenge, jealousy, cigarette smoking, hypnosis, death, car
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Scream of the Butterfly (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A beautiful woman marries a rich man for his money, then embarks on an affair and plans to use her boyfriend to help murder her husband.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: adultery, bisexual, murder, assassination plot, nudity (full frontal - brief), bubble bath, female nudity, sex, flashback
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Second Chances (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two years ago reporter Kate Fisher's interview with the man who turned out to be a serial killer sparked public outrage. Not believing that this man was in fact the September Slayer - led to another senseless murder. Had Kate turned over the ...
Plot: siege, serial killer, stalker, professor, flashback, murder, police
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65%
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Flat 211 (2017)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: United Arab Emirates, India
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Flat 211 is Latest Bollywood Crime Mystery Thriller Film directed By Sunil Sanjan,The star cast of the Film Jayesh Raj, Samonica Shrivastava, Digvijay Singh
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, newspaper, interrogation, party, bollywood, photographer, murder, investigation, police, betrayal, swimming pool, flashback
Place: mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Murder or Memory: A Moment of Truth Movie (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A mother fights to prove her 14-year-old son is innocent of a murder he confessed to under hypnosis.
Style: factual
Plot: trial, false confession, murder, teenage boy, courtroom, hypnosis, legal, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Dead Again (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1949 composer Roman Strauss is executed for the vicious murder of his wife Margaret with a pair of scissors. In 1990s Los Angeles a mute amnesiac woman shows up at an orphanage and private eye Mike Church is called in to investigate. Under ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: hypnosis, private detective, memory loss, murder, mysterious character, reincarnation, investigation, mystery, uncover truth, haunted by the past, romance, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Prescription: Murder (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A psychiatrist uses a patient he is having an affair with to help him kill his wife, but his perfect alibi may come apart at the hands of a seemingly befuddled LAPD lieutenant.
Style: clever, suspenseful, talky, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, police investigation, swimming pool, investigation, alibi, psychiatrist, police detective, mistress, couples, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Sin by Murder (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On the night of their tenth anniversary, corporate lawyer Michael Barnes' wife is brutally murdered. Labelled the prime suspect by Detectives Jack Burns and Amy Cobb, Barnes must try to clear his name before it's too late... Along the way, ...
Plot: murder, lawyer, necklace, telephone call, bare breasts, tattoo, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Bright Hair (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A solitary schoolgirl, prone to sudden blackouts after she's stumbled into a murder scene, gets involved with her English teacher. Then, when his wife is also murdered, questions about what's real and what's made up start haunting her.
Plot: murder, schoolgirl, infatuation, love affair, insanity, male nudity, extramarital affair
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Circadian Rhythm (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Focuses on a young woman and her radical journey to discover who she is and to find out why multiple enemies want her dead. The woman, SARAH CAUL, is thrown into an action filled construct where she must put the pieces of her life together as well ...
Plot: woman with a gun, martial arts, gun, chase, death, flashback, pistol, violence, murder
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Bad to the Bone (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A bad girl uses her brother to kill her lover.
Plot: murder, femme fatale, brother sister relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Rehearsal for Murder (1982)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A year after his fiancée's death, a playwright schedules a rehearsal for his new play, which proves to be a trap for her killer.
Style: suspense
Plot: rehearsal, suspect, flashback, murder, flashlight, suicide, loss of wife, whodunit, theater, blackout
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Dying to Remember (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A woman goes to a psychiatrist because she is plagued by recurring nightmares. The psychiatrist tells her that she was involved in a murder in San Francisco in a past life, and the nightmares are related to that crime. She enlists the help of two ...
Plot: murder, psychiatrist, past life, repressed memory, fashion designer, danger, mind control, hypnosis, nightmare, reincarnation, investigation
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Murder Unresolved (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman is the prime suspect in the mysterious drowning death of her anchorwoman sister.
Plot: murder, mystery, brother in law, drugged, newscaster, aunt, sister, homicide detective, therapist, camera, swimming pool, video tape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Surrogate (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A married couple, struggling to have a child, hires a young woman to be their surrogate, but soon discovers she has a bizarre and deadly agenda.
Plot: stalker, novelist, surrogate mother, hunting rifle, professor, murder, flashback, obsession, inheritance, realtor, writer's block
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Reflections on a Crime (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Seven years ago, Regina (Mimi Rogers) was tried for the death. On the night before she becomes the first woman in over 40 years to be executed in a federal penitentiary, she befriends the lone, curious prison guard Colin Reeves (Billy Zane), who has ...
Plot: electric chair, murder of husband, prison guard, death row, injury, assassin, jail cell, poison, execution, accidental death, husband wife relationship, death of husband ...
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40%
The Judge and Jake Wyler (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A retired lady judge runs a private detective agency, helped by an ex-con and various parolees.
Plot: murder, detective agency, probation, ex convict, private detective
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Intrusive Behavior (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
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Story: Years after the institutionalizing and abandoning of their mentally unstable daughter, the Kilpatrick family becomes victim to mental instabilities of their own as their past comes back to haunt them.
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Duration: 80 min.
Story: A couple loses their only child in an accident and subsequently unknowingly adopts an innocent looking little girl with paranormal powers that she uses to fulfill her twisted desires.
Plot: murder, funeral, paranormal activity, adoption, psychopath, swimming pool
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Bound by Lies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Detecive Max Garrett is assigned to protect the sultry photographer Laura Cross from a ruthless killer, he has no idea what he's in for. The more involved Garrett gets in the case, the more attracted he is to Cross, but as they get closer, ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, sexual ...
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Mord in Eberswalde (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Heinz Gödicke (Ronals Zehrfeld) is the chief commissioner of the People's Police in the small town of Eberswalde in Brandenburg. Gödicke is called when two bestial murdered children are found in the forest. The investigator tries to get ...
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The Owls (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: Two middle-aged, lesbian couples accidentally kill a younger lesbian and hide the body, without reporting it to the authorities. Their guilt and long-kept, dark secret comes back to haunt them, as an unexpected stranger shows up in their lives, ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
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Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Terror Stalks the Class Reunion (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A beautiful young detective goes to the rescue of a teacher kidnapped by a former student.
Plot: murder, obsession, teacher, class reunion, high school reunion, tape over mouth, kidnapping, hostage, danger, investigation
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Wild Things 2 (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, sexy, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
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36%
Back to the Streets of San Francisco (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Time: 1990s, 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Demons from Her Past (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A woman returns to her hometown searching for answers after she's released from prison, having served a 25-year sentence for a crime she didn't commit.
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense, serious ...
Plot: murder, vengeance, crimes, righting the wronged, mystery, injustice, frame up, homecoming, rivalry, abduction, cover up, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Flagrant Désir (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the Médoc, a young woman is found drowned. An accident, her influential family of winegrowers maintains. Or rather murder, as the American inspector Morrison suspects. If so, why? What secrets this family keeps?
Plot: murder, vineyard, family secret, police investigation, mysterious death, family secrets, drowning, wine, american abroad, police inspector, wealthy family
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Zebra Lounge (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Alan and Wendy Barnet have been married just long enough for the excitement to have gone out of their relationship, and they're looking for a way to put some spice back in their lives. After placing a personal ad looking for another couple ...
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Rag and Bone (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The life of a priest seconded to a New Orleans police department begins to fall apart when he is wrongly implicated in the shooting of a suspect. However, it comes to light that the precinct is haunted by the spirit of a deceased policeman, who ...
Plot: street artist, murder, kitchen, sex, flashback, police, videotaping, female politician, pursuit, last rites, self defense, vending machine ...
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Boston Strangler (1968)
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, psychological, disturbing, rough, based on true events ...
Plot: serial killer, serial rapist, murder, mind game, strangulation, police detective, split personality, double life, police investigation, crimes, crime, mystery ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%