Movies like House of Secrets

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House of Secrets (1993)
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House of Secrets (1993)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Marion Ravinel is trapped in an abusive spousal relationship. She forms a plan with her husband's former lover to kill him. However, the outcome turns out to be more than she planned on as she begins to believe that her husband has come back from the dead to get her.
Plot: female director, mistress, deliberate cruelty, infidelity, voodoo, adultery, paranoia, murder, back from the dead, mind game, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, abuse, cruelty, marital abuse, driven mad, battered wife, revenge, affair
Place: new orleans

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Most similar movies to House of Secrets

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and psychological films with plots about murder, adultery, infidelity, crimes, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief) and husband wife relationship mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Romance genres. Some movies like House of Secrets: The Loft (2014), Pretty Poison (1996), Victim of Love (1991), Presumed Innocent (1990), Reflections of Murder (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.3
 52K
The Loft (2014)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Belgium, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: For five men, the opportunity to share a penthouse in the city -- in which to carry on extramarital affairs -- is a dream come true, until the dead body of an unknown woman turns up. Realizing that her killer must be one of their group, the men are ...
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, adultery, adulterous husband, sex scene, murder mystery, uncover truth, infidelity, betrayal, sexual relations, extramarital affair, friendship between men, male friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san diego california, new orleans, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.5
 204
Pretty Poison (1996)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A clueless cheerleader falls for a mysterious young man who tells her he's a secret agent. But the truth is much simpler and darker.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: cheerleader, murder, older man young girl relationship
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.4
 414
Victim of Love (1991)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: It's a romantic triangle with a lot of heat when a psychologist (JoBeth Williams) falls in love with a widowed professor (Pierce Brosnan) who's having an affair with one of her patients (Virginia Madsen). Williams turns a dangerous page ...
Style: psychological, sexual, suspenseful, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: woman in danger, fall in love, murder, psychopath, investigation, psychiatrist, paranoia, couple relations, power relations, couples, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Presumed Innocent (1990)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Life takes a nasty twist for D.A. Rusty Sabich when the woman he has been romantically involved with is murdered. He is assigned to investigate the case, but is soon charged with the murder.
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, murder, mistress, lawyer, infidelity, investigation, mystery, crimes, crime, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Reflections of Murder (1974)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The wife and mistress of the abusive headmaster of a boy's school plot and carry out his murder. They dump his body in the murky swimming pool at the school and await for it to surface. After several days, some unusual circumstances point to ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: mistress, assassination plot, revenge killing, director, slim woman, anger, strong female character, argument, ferry, abusive husband, classical music, island ...
Place: seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
A Killer Upstairs (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman investigates when her teenage son is arrested for his married lover's murder.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, false accusation, investigation, dishonesty, deadly, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, legal, amateur detective, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.1
 2K
Last Embrace (1979)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Secret agent Harry Hannan suffers a mental breakdown when a botched mission in Mexico results in the death of his wife. He is sent to a mental asylum, after which he eventually returns to work. But, once again, he begins to doubt his sanity when he ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, obsession, betrayal, niagara falls, spy, paranoia, conspiracy, prostitute, witnessing a crime, deadly, chases and races, dealing with death ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.2
 23K
Color of Night (1994)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When New York psychiatrist Bill Capa visits Los Angeles to take over his murdered colleague's therapy group, he finds himself embroiled in the thick of a mystery when he bumps into Rose and begins a torrid affair.
Style: sexy, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mystery, mental illness, murder, femme fatale, mysterious character, group therapy, investigation, secret identity, disguise, uncover truth, danger, paranoia ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 6.2
 4K
Dream Lover (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Ray is young, charming, successful and the owner of a prosperous architect company. However, he has recently gone trough a very painful divorce. His friends try to cheer him up by showing him the positive sides of being single but for Ray marriage ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: adultery, femme fatale, mystery, betrayal, marriage, murder, infidelity, paranoia, architect, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, love affair ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Danger of Love: The Carolyn Warmus Story (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Michael Carlin, a teacher, has been having an affair with a much younger fellow teacher Carolyn Warmus. When his wife is murdered, the police suspect him due to inconsistencies in his alibi, and no evidence points to anyone else.
Plot: female director, female protagonist, female teacher, adultery, murder, affair, femme fatale, police
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Broken Hearts Club (2009)
Genre: Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An apathetic clinical psychiatrist is put to the test when his clinically insane patients are replaced with the clinically heart-broken.
Plot: infidelity, affair, ex wife, unfaithful husband, adultery, divorce, wannabe, psychology, breakup, estranged husband, strong female lead, love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 8.0
 45K
Sleuth (1972)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A mystery novelist devises an insurance scam with his wife’s lover - but things aren’t exactly as they seem.
Style: twists and turns, psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: riddles and clues, mystery, extramarital affair, infidelity, robbery, mind game, insurance, search, rivalry, twists & turns, vengeance, one on one ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.6
 154
Tryst (1994)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young man journeys to the estate of rich family in Santa Barbara, California, to visit his mother, who works there as a maid and whom he hasn't seen in many years. He winds up getting involved in adultery and a murder plot and uncovering some ...
Plot: infidelity, sex scene, voyeur, maid, abusive husband, sadist, femme fatale, greed, scheme, volkswagen bus, peep hole, gun held to head ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.4
 3K
Zandalee (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Bored with her marriage to burnt out poet turned corporate executive Thierry, Zandalee falls prey to an old friend of her husband, the manipulative and egotistical Johhny and becomes enmeshed in a sensual, passionate and destructive affair.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, adultery, extramarital affair, family problems, dysfunctional marriage, passion, manipulation, tragic love, manipulations, dangerous attraction, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.6
 2K
Siesta (1987)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Claire (an American) wakes up in a terrible state at the end of a runway in Spain. As she tries to account for her state (blood-soaked and bruised), she has flashbacks from the past few days. She thinks she's killed someone, but isn't ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: murder, stalking, mystery, uncover truth, memory loss, who done it, mysterious character, danger, deadly, crimes, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.3
 22K
Loft (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Five close friends, all of them married, share a loft to meet their mistresses. One day they find the body of a young woman in the loft. Since there are only five keys to the loft, the five men begin to suspect each other of murder.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, cynical, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, mistress, uncover truth, investigation, blackmail, manipulations, surveillance, architect, friendship, murder, multiple suspects ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Turn Back the Clock (1989)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a woman fervently wishes for another chance after a terrible tragedy, she is mysteriously granted one year of her life to be lived over.
Plot: extramarital affair, wife murders husband, alternate timeline, affair, adultery, repeated event, husband wife relationship, time loop, time travel
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.4
 139
Breaking Point (1989)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Pike is an American agent who is captured by the Nazis who want the date of Normandy attack. When they can't get the information through torture they try something totally different.
Plot: secret, patient, scheme, d day, world war two, lie, deception, kidnapping, psychiatrist, agent, mind game, nazi ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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A Passion to Kill (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A psychiatrist gets involved with his best friend's wife who may be a murderer.
Style: psychological thriller
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), guru, psychologist, slasher, obsession, abusive husband, psychiatrist, best friend, infidelity, mad woman, sex, knife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Desire and Deception (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After succumbing to a night of passion with gorgeous Kate Collins, married Eric Roarke discovers the mysterious temptress won't give him up easily. Eric's life spirals out of control as Kate's increasingly possessive behavior ...
Style: sexploitation film, suspense, suspenseful, tense
Plot: stalking, femme fatale, murder, sexploitation, life turned upside down, obsession, adultery, husband wife relationship, danger, erotica, nipples, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Dama de Noche (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Bruno, a novelist with no luck goes to call for help from his love always sofia, who is in Veracruz desolate without knowing what to do with the corpse of her boyfriend who died because of a heart attack while they made love
Plot: sex, husband wife relationship, prostitute, death of husband, vacation, heart attack, love, male female relationship, car accident, cover up, older man younger woman relationship, embalming ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.8
 295
Parallel Lives (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A college reunion turns into a tangled web of passion, romance and intrigue as old friends and enemies catch up with each other's lives. Includes a long list of stars.
Style: offbeat
Plot: female director, high school reunion, reunion, class reunion, secret, old love, fraternity, weekend, fight, lingerie, hustler, old friend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 132
Jigsaw (1968)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After inadvertently ingesting some sugar laced with LSD, a man wakes up with amnesia and in the middle of a murder plot.
Plot: lsd, investigation, amnesia, murder, death, government, apartment, blackmail
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Treacherous Beauties (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A female photographer hears that her brother has been shot dead at a horse rearing farm. She decides to go there herself and uncovers a murky conspiracy.
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, realistic, serious
Plot: mystery, deadly, love and romance, dishonesty, journalism, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, fall in love, murder, siblings relations, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 269
Baton Rouge (1988)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Antonio dotes on his mute brother and promises him a better life, symbolized by Baton Rouge. He's a gigolo who moves in with Isabel, wealthy and separated from her husband. She has nightmares of rape in her own bed, so Antonio encourages her to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense
Plot: murder, psychiatrist, ex husband ex wife relationship, brother sister relationship, extramarital affair, deception, police, love triangle, adultery, husband wife relationship, death, champagne ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Intimate Obsession (1992)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Unsatisfied in her marriage, Rachel begins seeing Rick, unaware that her lawyer husband Tom is also having an affair. But she discovers that Tom hired Rick to seduce her, so that Tom could get grounds for a divorce.
Style: cult film
Plot: infidelity, affair, cheating wife, cuckolded husband, sauna, party, seduction, male full rear nudity, erotica, betrayal, female nudity, cuckold ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 9K
D.O.A. (1988)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dexter Cornell, an English Professor becomes embroiled in a series of murders involving people around him. Dexter has good reason to want to find the murderer but hasn't much time. He finds help and comfort from one of his student, Sydney ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: race against time, murder, college, neo noir, mystery, police investigation, destiny, uncover truth, infidelity, alcohol abuse, false accusation, who done it ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.4
 235
Broken Vows (1987)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Father Joseph Hennessey visits the home of one of his parishioners to offer last rights,he becomes embroiled in a plot which ultimately shakes his faith to its very foundation. Intrigued by the dying man's mention of "Nim," and ...
Plot: suicide attempt, murder, priest in love, mass, murder investigation, gay, catholic mass, male female relationship, career change, self doubt, art gallery
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.4
 802
Sister, Sister (1987)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A congressional aide (Eric Stoltz) explores an old Louisiana mansion two kooky sisters (Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judith Ivey) run as a guest house.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, serious, psychological thriller ...
Plot: murder, ghost, psychopath, family relations, swamp, siblings relations, supernatural, investigation, who done it, dysfunctional family, isolation, uncover truth ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Double Jeopardy (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jack Hart lives with his lawyer wife and yound daughter and enjoys a wonderful life. Jack's old girlfriend, Lisa, comes into town and they have an affair. Lisa kills her current boyfriend in self-defense and Jack witnesses the whole thing. Lisa ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, psychological
Plot: femme fatale, murder, investigation, betrayal, manipulation, love and romance, legal investigation, manipulations, dedicated lawyer, dishonesty, legal, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 90s
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%