Movies and TV shows like An Inconvenient Woman

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An Inconvenient Woman (1991)
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An Inconvenient Woman (1991)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 182 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the novel by Dominick Dunne, this movie tells the story of an affair between a wealthy heir, Jules and the mistress he has kept for 18 years, Vicki. Jules' wife Betsy is aware of the affair as their marriage is one of convenience but when Jules is diagnosed with cancer, she demands an end to it. When Vicki is left broke and desperate, she threatens to expose all of Jules' sins and secrets which she has learned throughout the years. They had other plans for her.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: murder, crimes, vengeance, investigation, betrayal, crime, journalism, infidelity, dishonesty, media, deadly, rivalry, affair
Time: 90s, 20th century

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Most similar movies to An Inconvenient Woman

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films and TV series with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, dishonesty, crime, investigation and mystery mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like An Inconvenient Woman: Revenge (2011), Return to Eden (1983), Birthmarked (2001), After the Game (1997), Cold Heaven (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Revenge (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: When Emily Thorne moves to the Hamptons, everyone wonders about the new girl, but she knows everything about them, including what they did to her family. Years ago, they took everything from her. Now, one by one, she's going to make them pay.
Style: twists and turns, captivating, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: high society, strong female character, vengeance, undercover, pretense, haunted by the past, hidden identity, rivalry, enemy, scheme, crimes, mysterious character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Return to Eden (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 267 min.
TV show
Story: Stephanie Harper is rich but insecure 40 year old heiress with two failed marriages behind her. Stephanie believes that she has found true love with tennis pro Greg Marsden, but after the wedding, Greg promptly begins an affair with Stephanie’s ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: betrayal, crumbling marriage, crimes, presumed dead, attempted murder, dishonesty, greed, hidden identity, rivalry, revenge, romance, fashion model ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
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100%
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Birthmarked (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 172 min.
TV show
Story: After the death of her mother, a young woman embarks on a hunt for several men, who appear to be connected by a piece of music, which she plays to each of them over the phone, before killing them.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: mystery, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, rivalry, deadly, vengeance, murder, female assassin, serial killer, crime, fictional country ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
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53%
 4.7
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After the Game (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the Game is a crime fiction murder mystery with a theme of "after the game of poker" and "after the game of life." It deals with revenge, deceit, lust and greed, and explores karma and the afterlife. Aging gambler Benny ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, gambling, vengeance, afterlife, crime, crimes, mind game, dishonesty, deadly, rivalry, female nudity, sex ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada
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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
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47%
Murder at the Savoy (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A famous industrialist is murdered at a restaurant in Malmoe. Police inspector Martin Beck in Stockholm gets the case. The suspects lead to people involved in illegal arms deals. But who was the biggest criminal, the murderer or the industrialist?
Style: suspenseful, rough, mind bending, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, deadly, mystery, crimes, crime, arms dealing, law enforcement, investigation, hospital, businessman, medical, police ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ 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, tense, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, murder, mind game, rivalry, deadly, dishonesty, crimes, crumbling marriage, love and romance, unfulfillment, wedding, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Original Sin (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Commander Adam Dalgliesh is consulted by one of his literary heroes when Peverell Press staff fall victim to a rash of hate mail. When the body of an editor is discovered and another member of the venerable firm is found dead soon after, Dalgliesh ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, crime, rivalry, deadly, police investigation, law enforcement, mystery, riddles and clues, who done it, danger, crimes, publishing house ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Extramarital (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An aspiring writer gets involved in the investigation of her best friend after she is killed while having an affair.
Style: suspenseful, sexual, sexy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: investigation, journalism, murder, infidelity, writers, uncover truth, love triangle, sexual relations, who done it, dangerous attraction, love affair, manipulations ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Criminal Passion (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A homicide detective begins a torrid affair with a senator's son who is a suspect in a series of grisly murders.
Style: rough, suspenseful, sexual, mind bending, sexy ...
Plot: investigation, murder, dishonesty, dancer's life, tough law enforcer, mystery, serial killer, love and romance, crimes, betrayal, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 8.2
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Chiefs (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 229 min.
TV show
Story: Three generations of police chiefs for a southern town go about their jobs while a serial murderer operates.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, racism, small town, chief of police, police chief, murder investigation, deadly, crime, life is a bitch, dishonesty, mystery, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Wide Net (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: Swedish miniseries based upon the novel of the same name by Håkan Nesser.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, mystery, uncover truth, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, prison, courtroom, crime, psychiatric ward, fictional country ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe
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Boomtown (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Each episode of this series, set in contemporary Los Angeles, examines one crime from many different viewpoints - uniformed cops, detectives, witnesses, the media, the fire department and rescue squad, even the criminals themselves.
Style: realistic, serious, clever, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, partners against crime, workplace, district attorney, dishonesty, deadly, media, infidelity, corrupt cop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.2
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Eye Candy (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Tech genius Lindy, convinced by her roommate to begin online dating, begins to suspect that one of her mysterious suitors may be a deadly cyber stalker. When her friends at the elusive cyber-police uncover a potential serial killer in Manhattan, all ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, investigation, woman in danger, missing person, deadly, murder, love and romance, crimes, computers and web, looking for love, hacker, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Billionaire Boys Club (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: The Billionaire Boys Club is based on the true story of Joe Hunt (Nelson), a shady investor who built an empire on B.S back in the early 80s. Known as the BBC, the story involves a couple of guys recruited into Hunt's company on the promise of ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense
Plot: murder, dishonesty, legal investigation, criminal heroes, rise and fall, corporate crimes, kidnapping, price of justice, cons and scams, legal, ambition, buddies ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The President's Mistress (1978)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When Ben investigates the mysterious death of his sister, he is unaware that he is opening up a web of political intrigue. Ed Murphy, the White House Chief of Staff, becomes embroiled in a struggle to save the President from a humiliating scandal.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, dishonesty, undercover, special agents, mystery, state affairs, adventure, espionage, infidelity, government agency, deadly, politics ...
Time: 70s
Place: washington d.c.
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Nobel's Last Will (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While covering the annual Nobel Banquet for tabloid Kvällspressen, crime reporter Annika Bengtzon witnesses a spectacular murder right in front of her. Two people are shot, one of them the controversial Laureate in Medicine, Aaron Wiesel. Annika is ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, journalist, investigation, uncover truth, danger, crimes, intrigue, journalism, dishonesty, media, witnessing a crime, nobel prize ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: stockholm sweden, sweden, europe, eastern europe
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35%
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Mystery Woman (2003)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: A famous writer is found hanged in his office. At first, all police investigations conclude that it was suicide, but when Samantha Kinsey, owner of Seller 'Mystery Woman' starts his own investigation, he discovers that there is chance that ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: amateur detective, mystery, investigation, crimes, betrayal, dishonesty, deadly, danger, murder, store, sabotage, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story (1992)
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: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Plot: murder, dishonesty, crimes, legal, family problems, couples, vengeance, suburban life, suburbs, infidelity, social decay, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: san diego california
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34%
An Occasional Hell (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A former policeman-turned college professor of forensics, is asked by a widow to solve the murder of her unfaithful husband and the disappearance of his mistress who may have been linked to some drug dealers.
Style: psychological, gloomy, disturbing, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, haunted by the past, investigation, disappearance, widow, mystery, deadly, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect, love and romance, college ...
Time: 90s
Place: south carolina
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34%
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Complicity (2000)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Local journalist, Cameron Colley writes articles that are idealistic, from the viewpoint of the underdog. A twisted serial killer seems to have some motives. His brutal murders are also committed on behalf of the underdog. The stories begin to merge ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: journalism, serial killer, murder, uncover truth, false accusation, police detective, protagonist as suspect, investigation, frame up, deadly, betrayal, media ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
False Accusation (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 172 min.
TV show
Story: A quiet spring morning a man leaves prison after spending most of his adult life there. The man is convicted of murder, not once but twice.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: murder, police investigation, deadly, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, partners, release from prison, crime, police procedural, flashback, decapitated body ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
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A Sister's Secret (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Katherine (Alexandra Paul) finds out her father's company is about to close the paper mill they own in her hometown in rural Pennsylvania, she comes up with a plan to save it. Needing the approval of the city council, she goes back and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Plot: homecoming, murder, dishonesty, family relations, workplace, betrayal, deadly, parents and children, family business, vengeance, mother daughter relationship, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, clever, suspense ...
Plot: murder, friends, crimes, dishonesty, infidelity, violence, investigation, greed, love and romance, danger, mother daughter relationship, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.3
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The Ice House (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 172 min.
TV show
Story: The peaceful, secluded, country hideaway of three diverse, lonely, supposedly lesbian, women is suddenly shattered when their gardener discovers a partially decomposed corpse in the old Ice House on their grounds. The ensuing police investigation ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: missing person, murder, small town, investigation, police, haunted by the past, corpse, crime investigation, dangerous attraction, police detective, couples, private detective ...
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Deadline (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Deadline is the story of the murder of an African American youth in rural Alabama that has gone uninvestigated, unsolved, and unpunished for almost twenty years. That changes when Nashville Times reporter Matt Harper (Steve Talley) meets an ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: uncover truth, investigation, interracial relations, family relations, crimes, redemption, hopes, murder, parents and children, life is a bitch, price of justice, injustice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tennessee, alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: farm, mind game, manipulations, romance, crime, law enforcement, journalism, dishonesty, love and romance, deadly, mystery, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Former NYPD detective and forensic genius Lincoln Rhyme was at the top of his game until a serious accident at the hands of a notorious serial killer forced him out of the field. When Amelia Sachs, an intuitive young officer who has a gift for ...
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, riddles and clues, serial killer, crime, crimes, law enforcement, murder, investigation, police investigation, deadly, police, evidence ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Field of Blood (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of Denise Mina's thriller set in 1982. When the story of a murder has huge implications for her family, newspaper copy boy Paddy Meehan battles prejudices to get to the truth. As she inches closer to revealing the truth, her ...
Style: tense, captivating, realistic, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: journalism, investigation, uncover truth, murder, ambition, crimes, workplace, deadly, media, danger, society, workplace situations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Compromising Positions (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An ex-newspaper woman who is now a suburban housewife can't resist getting involved in an investigation of the murder of a philandering dentist who had been having affairs with several of her neighbors.
Style: suspenseful, witty, clever, humorous, talky ...
Plot: infidelity, amateur detective, investigation, suburbs, murder, unsupportive spouse, mystery, journalism, law enforcement, media, protagonist as suspect, couples ...
Time: 80s
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29%