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In Her Defense (1999)
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In Her Defense (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In Her Defense is a 1998 thriller directed by Sidney J. Furie. Lawyer Andrew Garfield begins having an affair with a deaf woman, played by Marlee Matlin, when one day her husband catches them. Andrew Garfield then kills him. From then on in the film, the lawyer must defend his lover who's blamed for the murder that he committed himself.
Style: sexual, sexy, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: infidelity, murder, crimes, romance, legal action, frame up, mute or deaf, legal, couples, dishonesty, deadly, dedicated lawyer, power relations, sex, boxing, lawyer, deaf, adultery, kiss, underwear, beating, abuse, deafness, playing footsie, lawyer client relationship ...
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to In Her Defense

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and sexy films with plots about murder, crimes, couples, dishonesty, deadly, infidelity and danger mostly in Thriller, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like In Her Defense: My Stepson, My Lover (1997), When Justice Fails (1999), Deadly Betrayal (2003), Often (2006), Exit in Red (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
My Stepson, My Lover (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A kind nurse finds herself embroiled in a tense and potentially deadly family affair when she falls for the son of her ruthless new husband.
Style: suspenseful, sexual, sexy, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, older man younger woman marriage, sex with stepson, crimes, dishonesty, family problems, couples, family relations, fall in love, romance, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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When Justice Fails (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A detective (Jeff Fahey) investigating the murders of two sex offenders gets involved with a beautiful district attorney (Marlee Matlin) who becomes a main suspect.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sexual
Plot: murder, danger, crime, mute or deaf, crimes, police detective, couples, sex maniac, obsession, fall in love, dangerous attraction, track down ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Deadly Betrayal (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: International reporter Jeff Randal spends half of his time abroad. His wife Donna feels neglected. When their preteen daughter Melinda's hunky teacher Adam Hamilton notices, Donna becomes his hot lover, to her Boston bookstore employer and ...
Style: tense, sexy, suspenseful, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, dangerous attraction, love affair, danger, crimes, love and romance, betrayal, couples, murder, stalking, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Often (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Ricky (Emraan Hashmi) is a leading fashion photographer, who carries his heart on his sleeve. He's an absolute womanizer. The film begins with Ricky getting a call from Sheena (Udita Goswami), who asks him to meet her in a gym. Once there, the ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, femme fatale, love triangle, love affair, manipulation, couples, crimes, infidelity, romance, dishonesty, estate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Exit in Red (1996)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ed Altman is a psychiatrist who relocates to Palm Springs, Calif., in order to avoid a lawsuit. However, he happens to wander directly into more trouble when he begins an affair with the rich and beautiful Ally Mercer (Annabel Schofield), who has ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: murder, psychiatrist, power relations, love affair, betrayal, extramarital affair, sexuality, infidelity, frame up, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
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Murder (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Simran and Sudhir Saigal have been married for several years, and are settled in Bangkok, Thailand. They live a fairly harmonious but busy lives, and have a child, a son. When Sudhir returns unexpectedly, he finds his wife is having an affair with ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending, sexual ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, private detective, crimes of passion, couples, dishonesty, investigation, love and romance, adultery, lovers reunited, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand
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Tick Tock (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stunning trophy wife Rachel Avery is stuck in a cold, loveless marriage with her millionaire husband, Holden. So when Holden goes away on a trip, Rachel hooks up with her close friend Carla, and the two hatch a plan to murder Holden and collect on ...
Style: rough, erotic, tense, sexy, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, private detective, betrayal, power relations, couples, deadly, infidelity, femme fatale, sex, blackmail, cons and scams, who done it ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Recipe for Revenge (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: One fateful dinner party ends in a complicated murder case where Carly Hunter forced to work against both the police and the media. Police Jack Brannigan commissioned to protect her when threats begin to pile up and a fiery unexpected love affair ...
Style: suspenseful, sexual, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, gender, legal, crimes, law enforcement, crime, cooking and food, righting the wronged, celebrity culture, false accusation, woman in danger, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: serious, suspenseful, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Plot: small town life, infidelity, obsession, investigation, crimes, family problems, couple relations, couples, crime, deadly, who done it, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Cold Heart Canyon (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In L.A.'s Laurel Canyon, Karen has a dream that her sister Heather is in danger, but Heather seems safe enough, having just moved to a remote spur of the canyon to distance herself from her ex-husband. She's a writer, and she's soon ...
Style: serious, sexy, realistic, erotic, light ...
Plot: love and romance, danger, crimes, estrangement, infidelity, missing person, dishonesty, couple relations, deadly, murder, sister sister relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Table for One (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A wife, her two-timing husband and a flirting neighbor are unpredictable competitors in a warped game that turns into a life-or-death affair.
Style: sexual, psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: mind game, infidelity, murder, unfulfillment, love triangle, obsession, love affair, vengeance, couple relations, wedding, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Right Temptation (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A detective falls for the man she's supposed to be investigating; dire complications follow.
Style: suspenseful, serious, erotic, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: love triangle, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, private detective, infidelity, power relations, couples, manipulations, betrayal, investigation, obsession, frame up ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Two Shades of Blue (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Susan Price has written a #1 bestseller, a steamy novel about a woman's search for the ultimate sexual experience entitled, "The Dark Side of Judith." When Susan is framed for the murder of her fiance, billionare publisher Jack ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, enigmatic, sexy ...
Plot: murder, undercover, danger, frame up, woman in danger, life turned upside down, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect, crimes, deadly, nudity (full frontal - brief), phone sex ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: psychological, sexual, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, infidelity, stalking, dishonesty, couple relations, couples, obsession, deadly, crimes, dangerous attraction, danger, neglected wife ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Motives (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, sexual ...
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Purgatory Flats (2003)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Driving drunk, Thomas Reed causes a car crash, fatal for his wife, and gets jailed for 5 years. Yet he feels like punishing himself afterward by moving to Californian small town Purgatory Flats, where he works as a humble barman. Suddenly he ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense
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The Car Man (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mysterious stranger arrives in a small town community, leading the locals into greed, sex and murder.
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, captivating
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Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After sixteen years of marriage and four children, Betty Broderick's high-powered attorney husband decides to leave her for a younger woman with whom he's been having an affair. Hurt by his betrayal and feeling helpless against his legal ...
Style: biting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Plot: murder, dishonesty, crimes, legal, family problems, couples, vengeance, suburban life, suburbs, infidelity, social decay, society ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Dead On (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In an erotic update of "Strangers on a Train", airline pilot Ted Beaumont and his lover, Erin Davenport, scheme to rid themselves of their respective spouses. Ted's wife disappears mysteriously and thinking that all is proceeding ...
Style: rough, sexual, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, murder, femme fatale, crimes, manipulations, betrayal, crime, strong violent content, love triangle, train, love affair, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Treacherous Beauties (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
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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%
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Forever Mine (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A hotel cabana boy falls for the wife of a powerful politico. But when she confesses to the affair, her husband determines to end it forever.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, love affair, haunted by the past, couple relations, love triangle, crime, unfulfillment, deadly, crimes, hidden identity, dishonesty, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, new york, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Portraits of a Killer (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An attorney takes the lawyer/client relationship too seriously. She ends up falling for her client, a very charming photographer who has been charged with a multiple murder. She wants to believe he is innocent but she cannot deny her suspicions.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, law enforcement, dedicated lawyer, legal, serial killer, legal investigation, danger, dishonesty, deadly, fall in love, dangerous attraction, who done it ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada
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39%
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Sensation (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Lila a college student discovers a latent ability to see into the past. When a professor hires her for some psychological tests she becomes the target of the killer of the woman she sees in her dreams.
Style: psychological, gloomy, sexual, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, supernatural ability, crimes, deadly, supernatural, danger, power relations, couples, experiment gone awry, dangerous attraction, college, apartment ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Sins (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Two passionate lovers have a relationship that was doomed from the start. Father Williams, a catholic priest and young Rosemary begin a seemingly innocent association, but the relationship quickly turns intensely physical.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, captivating, controversial ...
Plot: obsession, against the rules, forbidden love, couples, romance, clergy, society, murder, bollywood, sexual harassment, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
I Like to Play Games Too (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An advertising agent (Maria Ford) comes up against a client (Bobby Johnston) she is unable to manipulate through her seduction games.
Style: erotic, serious, realistic, sexy, tense ...
Plot: femme fatale, voyeurism, power relations, manipulations, deadly, couples, manipulation, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, crimes, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
My Daughter's Keeper (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An American writer in England takes his children and a newly hired nanny on a trip to South Africa while his wife, a reporter, is on assignment. He has an affair with the nanny, but when he refuses to leave his wife for her, the nanny gets her ...
Style: tense, realistic, psychological, sexual, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, obsession, investigation, nanny, psychopath, kidnapping, murder, couples, dangerous attraction, crimes, deadly, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Lifebreath (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Luke Perry stars in this surprisingly moving adult drama about a devoted husband whose wife (Francie Swift) is dying of cystic fibrosis. Because of her rare blood type, she can't get new lungs, so Perry begins a frantic search to find a donor. ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, sexual, tense, sexy ...
Plot: terminal illness, love and romance, tragic hero, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, deadly, dishonesty, love triangle, woman in danger, murder, child illness, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.8
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Cold Sweat (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mark Cahill is a good family man with a loving wife and two wonderful children. Mark also happens to be a hit man who is haunted by his last victim, a blonde, who keeps appearing in his bedroom at the worst of times. His life becomes even more ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, cult film, surprise ending
Plot: murder, hitman, femme fatale, ghost, erotic thriller, couples, infidelity, cons and scams, computers and web, gangsters, crime, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.1
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Final Cut (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of friends gather for a wake, and are shown a video shot by Jude (Jude Law) and starring them before he dies. Things go rapidly downhill.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, cynical, clever ...
Plot: murder, friends, crimes, dishonesty, infidelity, violence, investigation, greed, love and romance, danger, mother daughter relationship, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.9
 152
Heart of Stone (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A beautiful woman doesn't know if the killer is her lover ... or her husband ... or someone else!
Style: suspenseful, sexy, erotic, suspense, sexual ...
Plot: serial killer, mysterious character, dangerous attraction, obsession, who done it, love affair, manipulation, mind game, manipulations, murder, couples, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%