Movies like The House Next Door 2002

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The House Next Door (2002)
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The House Next Door (2002)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A newlywed couple move into their dream home only to find that their next door neighbor isn't as good-natured as they had initially thought.
Style: psychological, tense, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: psychopath, home invasion, serial killer, investigation, family problems, family in danger, crumbling marriage, couple relations, amateur detective, couples, mind game, deadly, woman in danger, nervous breakdown, crimes, missing person, danger, dishonesty, domestic disturbance, dog, rape, kitchen, billiards, racial slur, unfaithful husband ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois

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Most similar movies to The House Next Door

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and psychological films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, danger, psychopath, woman in danger and dishonesty mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The House Next Door: A Good Marriage (2014), Devil's Pond (2003), Love Thy Neighbor (2006), Murk (2005), The Perfect Wife (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Good Marriage (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After 25 years of a good marriage, what will Darcy do once she discovers her husband's sinister secret?
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: danger, dark secret, husband wife relationship, female protagonist, family problems, uncover truth, serial killer, life turned upside down, crumbling marriage, crimes, couples, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 4K
Devil's Pond (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: What starts out as a romantic honeymoon on a deserted island turns into a horrible nightmare as Julianne discovers that her new husband is psychotic...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, serious, scary
Plot: woman in danger, island, psychopath, couple relations, confined, danger, honeymoon, insanity, wilderness, newlyweds, vengeance, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Love Thy Neighbor (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Plagued by flashbacks of a violent home invasion, Laura Benson is on the brink of a nervous breakdown. Looking for a fresh start, she and her husband sell their house and relocate to a seemingly idyllic gated community. But, little do the Bensons ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: stalking, psychopath, haunted by the past, obsession, family in danger, mind game, mentally unstable, crimes, rivalry, amateur detective, dishonesty, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.8
 3K
Murk (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark, UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The psychological thriller "Murk" tells the story of Jacob, who is investigating into the circumstances surrounding his sister's death on her wedding night.
Style: psychological, bleak, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: mind game, amateur detective, investigation, woman in danger, destructive relationship, uncover truth, couples, disability, obsession, deadly, siblings relations, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Perfect Wife (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Leah's brother dies in a car accident, she vows revenge on the doc who failed to save him.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, scary ...
Plot: murder, revenge, serial killer, femme fatale, psychopath, infidelity, couple relations, couples, family problems, crime, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.6
 2K
Tangled (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young man is found bruised, beaten and stumbling down a secluded road. As the police try to piece together what happened, the convoluted relationship between a young woman and her two suitors gradually emerges.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, psychological, tense ...
Plot: love triangle, dangerous attraction, investigation, obsession, missing person, uncover truth, police investigation, teenage life, psychopath, mysterious character, mind game, murder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.2
 851
Cold Heaven (1991)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An adulterous woman's faith in God is tested when her husband dies and miraculously comes back to life.
Style: psychological, stylized, sexual, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, crumbling marriage, love and romance, unfulfillment, dishonesty, investigation, dealing with death, betrayal, clergy, deadly, crimes, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, psychological, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, mentally unstable, injury, family problems, family in danger, family life, infidelity, obsession, dysfunctional family, stalking, hidden identity, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 4.7
 357
The Scare Hole (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Secrets, murders and lies... all in the name of family. In the middle of nowhere sits the Armadillo Café.The once popular, but now desolate, café is run by a strange family led a troubled, booze-addled mother (Betty Buckley) and a disturbed family ...
Style: psychological, tense, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: mind game, diner, psychopath, mystery, crimes, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, family problems, mysterious character, family relations, missing person, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.6
 317
Last Screening (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Sylvain, a film-obsessed 31-year-old, lives in the basement of a small art-house theater where he works as a programmer, projectionist and cashier. Each night, after the last showing, he goes out for a murderous ritual.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, psychopath, danger, theater, deadly, small town, murder, violence, crimes, mentally unstable, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.1
 2K
Foreclosed (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a young family moves into a foreclosed house, the previous owner begins a campaign of intimidation and terror. The deranged man will stop at nothing to get his home back.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: psychopath, family in danger, family problems, danger, deadly, stalking, family in crisis, murder, deception, stalker, domestic disturbance, basement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.8
 8K
The Calling (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Detective Hazel Micallef hasn't had much to worry about in the sleepy town of Port Dundas until a string of gruesome murders in the surrounding countryside brings her face to face with a serial killer driven by a higher calling.
Style: suspenseful, tense, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, riddles and clues, psychopath, murder, crimes, danger, deadly, society, law enforcement, graphic violence, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Killing Words (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A mild-mannered psychopath plays mind-games with a woman he has tied to a chair in his basement.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, bleak ...
Plot: mind game, psychopath, murder, serial killer, woman in danger, vengeance, haunted by the past, deadly, abduction, monologue, video tape, word game ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Midnight Hour (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alex Sheppard, a college student who hosts a late-night talk show on the campus radio station, finds herself in dire straits when she enrolls in the school her recently murdered sister attended in order to track down the killer. Little does Alex ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, enigmatic, sexy ...
Plot: serial killer, amateur detective, woman in danger, law enforcement, crimes, couples, psychopath, danger, deadly, police investigation, dangerous attraction, who done it ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Killer Within (2004)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Addison Terrill, a former district attorney now in a lucrative private practice, has what seems to be the perfect life. But life as he knows it is turned upside down when he arrives home from work late one night to find his wife brutally murdered ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, who done it, dishonesty, legal, deadly, crimes, law enforcement, legal action, false accusation, murder investigation, husband wife relationship, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Gone but Not Forgotten (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: An Oregon woman vanishes. In her wake remains a single black rose & a note reading gone but not forgotten. Now a man stands accused: a private eye has gone missing: a detective knows more than she lets on: & a tough female attorney has ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, realistic, tense
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, rivalry, deadly, murder, mind game, police detective, police investigation, mysterious character, who done it, danger, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.8
 549
Blacktop (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After a fight with her boyfriend (Lochlyn Munro), a woman (Kristin Davis) unknowingly accepts a ride from a psychopath (Meat Loaf Aday).
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, missing person, road trip, truck driver, mind game, serial killer, woman in danger, riddles and clues, murder, mentally unstable, rescue, on the run ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Lured Innocence (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A reporter sent to cover a murder trial discovers a web of deceit stemming from a torrid affair.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: small town life, infidelity, couples, crime, obsession, crimes, who done it, couple relations, family problems, deadly, investigation, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 557
Natural Enemy (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: William McNamara plays a young man who was given away by his mother at birth, seeking revenge on her for abandoning him.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, adoption, parents and children, danger, crime, deadly, dishonesty, crimes, uncover truth, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Dear Mr. Gacy (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A chronicle of the interaction between college student Jason Moss and the object of his obsession, serial killer John Wayne Gacy.
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: obsession, serial killer, crimes, deadly, psychopath, mind game, manipulation, destructive relationship, life is a bitch, dishonesty, rivalry, manipulations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.4
 146
Proof of Lies (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A scientist researches the genetic cause of addictive behavior.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, surprise ending
Plot: dishonesty, betrayal, couple relations, woman in danger, danger, conspiracy, infidelity, college dropout, inventions and discoveries, couples, university, mountain bike ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.3
 307
Blind Terror (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After marrying a handsome man she barely knows, a woman experiences threatening calls and violent attacks from a mysterious woman who claims to be her new husband's former lover.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: mystery, private detective, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, infidelity, couples, family problems, danger, dishonesty, stalking, deadly, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.9
 295
Fatal Secrets (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: "BALANCING THE BOOKS" is a character-driven suspense drama about an attractive woman who enlists the help of her two best friends to confront a traumatic experience she can no longer deny. Julia, divorced and successfully self-employed, ...
Style: psychological, suspense, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: danger, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, secret, couple relations, uncover truth, maniac, murder, graphic violence, sexual abuse, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 4.0
 882
Jill Rips (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A tough guy goes undercover on a personal mission of vengeance into the hardcore world of S&M, to find out who's responsible for the death of his brother.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, vengeance, law enforcement, investigation, dishonesty, crime, deadly, crimes, tough heroes, death of brother, prostitute, undercover cop ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Under Still Waters (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young married couple encounters a stranger who threatens their marriage and their lives.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: mysterious character, danger, crumbling marriage, family problems, couples, stranger, drinking alcohol, drinking, sex scene, duel, alcohol abuse, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.5
 3K
Kill for Me (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rent’s a bitch. And that is why, six months after her best friend went missing, Amanda finally gives in to getting another roommate, Hailey. The two college students turn out to have something in common, however: abusive men. For Hailey, it’s ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: roommate, deadly, murder, uncover truth, manipulations, dishonesty, woman in danger, crimes, haunted by the past, danger, graphic violence, abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.3
 1K
The Chair (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Psychology student Danielle inadvertently wakes a evil spirit while renting a century old Victorian house. In setting out to prove his existence, Danielle inadvertently frees and becomes a puppet of the spirit of serial killer Edgar Crowe. ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary, suspense
Plot: psychopath, ghost, good versus evil, supernatural, danger, serial killer, deadly, supernatural ability, crimes, woman in danger, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.6
 1K
The Letter (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A playwright who begins to mentally unravel before premiere night. She is plagued by dreams and visions of being watched, but cannot decide if she is at the center of a manipulative plot or simply losing her grip on reality.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: woman in danger, mentally unstable, couples, psychological manipulation, conspiracy, emotional manipulation, paranoia, crimes, murder, writer's life, dishonesty, playwright
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.4
 706
Angel of Death (2002)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Denmark
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The most spectacular Easter celebration in the World. Hosts of hooded Penitents parade through the ancient, narrow streets of the Old Town in time-honored ritual. But for one celebrant this Holy Week is different. For him Semana Santa is a time to ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, scary, serious, realistic ...
Plot: sexual abuse, fascism, investigation, mind game, danger, murder, who done it, clergy, rivalry, deadly, slasher, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Hollywood film executive gets blackmailed by a derelict who uses some damaging information to move into his house and take over his perfect life for himself.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: frame up, murder, false accusation, psychopath, manipulation, dishonesty, manipulations, mind game, danger, protagonist as suspect, deadly, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%