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Good People, Bad Things (2008)
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Good People, Bad Things (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Good People, Bad Things is the story of a successful architect whose life drastically changes one night after he gets into a car accident. He is suddenly thrust into a world of crime and must fight for his freedom as he is blackmailed into becoming a con man. Forced to prey on lonely, rich women Danny begins to pay off his debts, until he falls in love with one of his marks, a beautiful single mother named Claire. Danny tries to leave both the blackmailer and his life of crime behind.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, tense, touching, captivating
Plot: family problems, nothing goes right, life turned upside down, crimes, couples, dishonesty, disorder, witnessing a crime, cons and scams, unlikely criminals, hit and run, erotica, female nudity, choice, interracial sex, chance, pregnancy test, promiscuous daughter, red panties, panties, fully clothed sex, film starts with quote, sex montage
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about crimes, dishonesty, danger, disorder, murder, deadly and couples mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Good People, Bad Things: Gospel of Deceit (2006), Choke (2001), Favor (2013), The Burial Society (2002), The Accidental Witness (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Gospel of Deceit (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Emily, a preacher's wife, is as faithful a spouse as they come — until her hubby, Ted, takes in a handsome drifter who's down on his luck. (Red flag!) Emily finds herself drawn to this sexy wanderer, and it doesn't take long for the ...
Style: emotional, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: infidelity, couples, clergy, society, dishonesty, fall in love, older woman younger man sex, mysterious man, televangelist, stranger, adultery, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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100%
 4.1
 413
Choke (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry, an uptight businessman who sometimes acts with questionable ethics, nevertheless rejects Ron, a scam artist who wants a partner. Ron won't let up and finds a lever to blackmail Henry, whose daughter Gina has killed a pedestrian in a ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: murder, hitman, mystery, unlikely criminals, crime, deadly, crimes, dishonesty, manipulation, danger, manipulations, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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100%
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Favor (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kip's perfect life is put in jeopardy when the waitress with whom he's having a casual fling is accidentally killed in their motel room. Desperate, he turns to childhood friend and loser, Marvin, to help get rid of the body. Marvin agrees ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, crimes, friends, deadly, life turned upside down, dishonesty, disposing of a dead body, death, danger, graphic violence, disorder, buddies
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Burial Society (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In The Burial Society, Sheldon Kasner, an unlikely criminal who works as a bank loan manager, infiltrates the mysterious world of the Chevrah Kadisha (the Jewish society that prepares bodies for burial according to ancient ritual) in order to steal ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, biting, suspense ...
Plot: unlikely criminals, survival, cons and scams, disorder, crime gone awry, dishonesty, crimes, gangsters, down on your luck, bank, secret society, faked death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Accidental Witness (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Victor Sandeman is a senior partner with Brunel Global Securities. He is experiencing major financial problems, ones that can be solved if the planned $100 million merger of the company takes place. However, the company's owner, Raymond Brunel, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, exciting
Plot: murder, crime gone awry, disorder, crimes, danger, dishonesty, workplace intrigue, workplace, deadly, cop witness relations, witnessing a crime, wrong place wrong time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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55%
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Pressed (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Brian, (Luke Goss, DEATH RACE 2, HELLBOY II) is desperately trying to seek a "quick fix" business deal that will put him back on top financially after being let go from his executive position at one of the top investment firms. Brian ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: disorder, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty, crime, drug dealing
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 336
Second to Die (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Erika Eleniak as a woman who plans the murder of her husband ...
Style: serious, disturbing, intense, suspense, tense ...
Plot: murder, murder of husband, cons and scams, crime gone awry, erotica, dishonesty, money, nothing goes right, danger, deadly, crimes, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.7
 74
Nexus (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Holly is a struggling singer whose life is torn apart when she loses custody of her daughter, Chloe. When she travels to her soon to be ex-husbands estate in the country, for a weekend visit with Chloe, she is shocked to discover that he is missing. ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: conspiracy, neo noir, false accusation, on the run, uncover truth, frame up, life turned upside down, betrayal, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 3.8
 314
The Grind (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Luke, is a grifter who owes a significant debt to the Mexican mob. Set in the gritty underbelly of Gardena, CA Luke has to come up with one final scheme to pay back his debt or his life is at risk. Supported by his two only friends, Courtney and ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, tense
Plot: deadly, crimes, rivalry, danger, disorder, dishonesty, going straight, partners, criminal's revenge, looking for sex, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.7
 348
BlackMale (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Plot is actually pretty crafty and full of (surprisingly) unsuspecting twists. The special effects are actually quite realistic which is surprising for such a low budget movie. Bokeeem Woodbine plays his role with a serious emotion that only ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, siblings relations, heist, disorder, dishonesty, deadly, crime gone awry, cons and scams, blackmail, doctor, lesbian, voyeurism ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.6
 536
Shadow of Fear (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a new boy is employed to work in a coffee shop, he turns out to be a schizophrenic who refuses to take his medication, and makes the life of the popular young waitress who works there a misery.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, mental illness, woman in danger, danger, life turned upside down, crimes, life is a bitch, cafe, psychopath, boy
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.4
 74
Zoom Hunting (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Yang Ruyi (32), a fashion magazine photographer, lives with her elder sister Yang Ruxing (33), a rational, introverted detective fiction author. Ruyi has inadvertently photographed a couple making madly passionately love. Few days later in a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, twists and turns
Plot: murder, amateur detective, family relations, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, couples, voyeurism, infidelity, adultery, siblings relations, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Everything Will Be Fine (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Sweden, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A writer-director known for becoming obsessed with his own stories, Jacob Falk stumbles upon photographs of prisoners of war being tortured by Danish soldiers.Suspecting a political conspiracy, Falk falls into a frenetic chase to reveal the mystery ...
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: dishonesty, chase, uncover truth, disorder, state affairs, obsession, life turned upside down, on the run, life is a bitch, hit and run, chases and races, political conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, denmark, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Train: Some Lines Should Never Be Crossed... (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Vishal Dixit leads an ordinary life with his wife and daughter but his once idyllic marriage is crumbling. When he meets a beautiful married woman en route to work on the train, it sparks a torrid adulterous affair. Vishal soon finds that an ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, twists and turns, realistic, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, murder, love and romance, family problems, couples, couple relations, dangerous attraction, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, life turned upside down, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Boy She Met Online (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When teenager Cami Winters falls in love, she falls hard. Her single mother, Tori, has no idea that Cami has fallen in love with a boy named 'Jake' she met on a social networking website. Although Cami believes Jake's a 23 year-old ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating, suspense ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 1K
The Suspect (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two African American social scientists pose as bank robbers in an effort to understand the racial dynamics of small-town law enforcement. However, their experiment takes an unplanned turn.
Style: tense, atmospheric, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: racism, crimes, police investigation, false arrest, law enforcement, society, dishonesty, small town, murder, death, disorder, discrimination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
From the Inside (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Alone in their isolated home where no cars pass and no one lives nearby, Vincent and Tally suffer together in a loveless marriage. But what they don't know is that they are not as alone as they think -- a criminal and his psychotic brother are ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, dishonesty, danger, deadly, crimes, cons and scams, kidnapping, crime gone awry, rivalry, murderous pair, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Borderline Murder (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young law student, Abby Porter, suspects that her sister, a stripper, may have been murdered. She discovers an illegal network of cross border plastic surgery centers providing crude, but inexpensive cosmetic surgery to young women in the United ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Do No Harm (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Emily Edmunds has a great job and a great guy, Mark. But when Mark is killed in a plane crash, a distraught Emily attempts suicide.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, danger, crimes, woman in danger, doctors and patients, suicide attempt, plane crash, murder, psychiatrist, loss of husband, power relations, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.0
 7K
Pizza (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The story is about how around a pizza delivery boy lands in a mysterious circumstance and how it works a dramatic change in his life. A very different thriller which will make you sweat.
Style: twists and turns, serious, scary, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, disorder, workplace, crimes, evil force, haunted house, dishonesty, life turned upside down, witnessing a crime, mystery, gem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Devil's in the Details (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 7 minutes from now in Nogales, Arizona, Thomas Conrad's life will forever change when he gets caught up in a Mexican cartels poetic game of drug mule chess.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, drug dealing, race against time, drug cartel, danger, rivalry, strong violent content, chases and races, mexican
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Video X: The Dwayne and Darla-Jean Story (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: This shocking video presents the actual home video footage shot by Kentucky killers Dwayne Foote and Darla-Jean Stanton as they embark on a deadly rampage. Watch in awe as the heartless lovers stumble into a situation that triggers one of the most ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Plot: murder, found footage, murderous pair, lovers on the run, love affair, dishonesty, couples, chases and races, deadly, crimes, cons and scams, lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
 9K
Ca$h (2010)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A stroke of good luck turns lethal for Sam Phelan and his wife Leslie when they are faced with a life-changing decision that brings strange and sinister Pyke Kubic to their doorstep. As Pyke leads Sam and Leslie on a tumultuous adventure through the ...
Style: tense, exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: couples, chases and races, manipulations, escapades, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, moral dilemma, heist, financial problem, money, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 6.0
 946
Honour (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A story centered on a young woman is targeted by her family for an "honour killing" and the bounty hunter who takes the job.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: hitman, track down, crimes, danger, on the run, family relations, woman in danger, parents and children, deadly, family problems, chases and races, woman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.8
 162
Telling Lies (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The morning after the night before, a rapid spiral of disastrous telephone calls chart the certain ruin of young Phil's day as he attempts to fib his way out of one scrape after another. Told entirely in animated captions.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, mystery, rivalry, couples, infidelity, who done it, law enforcement, crimes, hidden identity, investigation, life turned upside down, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.7
 1K
The Truth (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a couple is taken hostage in their home by an intruder, a simple home invasion robbery turns into something much more complicated...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: hostage, heist, couples, confined, betrayal, crimes, danger, dishonesty, vengeance, home invasion, mind game, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.3
 314
Hitched (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a homemaker discovers that her husband is a philanderer, she imprisons him in their soundproof basement and reports him missing to the police.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: missing person, infidelity, captivity, dishonesty, family problems, secret place, rivalry, crumbling marriage, vengeance, confined, isolation, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Millionaire Tour (2012)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Impressive debut feature from writer director Inon Shampanier. A man needs to convince his kidknappers that they have got the wrong person before they deliver him to his death.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: danger, disorder, mind game, dishonesty, cons and scams, rivalry, hijacking, taxi, mistaken identity, threat, confined, couples
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.4
 557
White Snow (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Director Christophe Blanc delivers a fast-past thriller set to a background of Finland's stunning landscape. High-end car dealership owner Maxime is pursued by Finnish gangsters over unsatisfactory cars his dead partner sold them.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: life turned upside down, danger, gangsters, vengeance, crimes, murder, loss of partner, family relations, family in danger, disorder, brother brother relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.1
 511
Playing House (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In this taut thriller, newlyweds Jen and Mitch find that three's company and four's a crowd when they ask their friend Danny to move in with them to share expenses. But a sweet situation turns sour when Danny invites a new person into the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: infidelity, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, obsession, manipulation, manipulations, friends, uninvited guest, danger, power relations, couples, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%