Movies like Careful What You Wish For

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Careful What You Wish For (2015)
 5.7
 7K
Careful What You Wish For (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A guy gets more than he bargained for after entering into an affair with the wife of an investment banker. Soon, a suspicious death and substantial life insurance policy embroil him in a scandal.
Style: suspense, tense, surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, psychological
Audience: boys' night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, adultery, infidelity, betrayal, murder, dangerous attraction, manipulations, seduction, neighbor, greed, erotic thriller, danger, police investigation, extramarital affair, mind game, femme fatale, conspiracy, manipulation, seductive woman, plot twist, cheating wife, dishonesty, blonde, female director, affair ...

Most similar movies to Careful What You Wish For

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and tense films with plots about murder, dishonesty, couples, adultery, dangerous attraction, manipulation and infidelity mostly in Thriller, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Careful What You Wish For: The Boy Next Door (2015), Poison Ivy (1992), Unfaithful (2002), Wild Things (1998), You Get Me (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Boy Next Door (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A recently cheated on married woman falls for a younger man who has moved in next door, but their torrid affair soon takes a dangerous turn.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, sexy, serious ...
Plot: obsession, dangerous attraction, stalking, older woman younger man relationship, woman in danger, fatal attraction, seduction, blackmail, erotic thriller, stalker, neighbor, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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100%
 5.4
 17K
Poison Ivy (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A seductive teen befriends an introverted high school student and schemes her way into the lives of her wealthy family.
Style: sexy, erotic, serious, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: femme fatale, older man younger woman relationship, dangerous attraction, manipulation, infidelity, sexual relations, destructive relationship, high school, dysfunctional family, parents and children, manipulations, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 81K
Unfaithful (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Connie is a wife and mother whose 11-year marriage to Edward has lost its sexual spark. When Connie literally runs into handsome book collector Paul, he sweeps her into an all-consuming affair. But Edward soon becomes suspicious and decides to ...
Style: sexy, sexual, erotic, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, adultery, unfaithful wife, husband wife relationship, dangerous attraction, cheating wife, older woman younger man relationship, sexual obsession, hot and sexy, cuckolded husband, cuckold, erotic thriller ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.5
 109K
Wild Things (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When teen-socialite Kelly Van Ryan and troubled bad girl Suzie Toller accuse guidance counselor Sam Lombardo of rape, he's suspended by the school, rejected by the town, and fighting to get his life back. One cop suspects conspiracy, but ...
Style: erotic, tense, surprise ending, psychological, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: seduction, femme fatale, blackmail, dangerous attraction, nudity (full frontal - brief), rape, strong sexual content, teachers and students, desire, mind game, fatal attraction, crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: florida, usa, everglades, miami, miami beach
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.6
 12K
You Get Me (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After arguing with his girlfriend, Ali, Tyler lands in the arms of sexy new girl, Holly. The next morning, he finds that not only does Ali agree to take him back, but Holly is a new student at their school and is dead set on her new man.
Style: disturbing, captivating, suspense, thought provoking, psychological thriller ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, obsession, teenage love, danger, youth, murder, brutality, crimes, juvenile delinquency, bound and gagged, bikini, kissing ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
73%
 8.1
 864K
Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: mystery, missing person, police investigation, murder mystery, twists & turns, investigation, disappearance, missing wife, manipulation, femme fatale, adultery, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s, 2000s
Place: missouri, usa, st. louis missouri, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 13K
Final Analysis (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Barr is a psychiatrist who falls in love with the sister of one of his clients. She's beautiful and married to a gangster. She hates her husband but is unable to escape from him.
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, sexy, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: extramarital affair, murder, psychiatrist, infidelity, gangsters, betrayal, love triangle, family problems, femme fatale, manipulation, mystery, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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When the Bough Breaks (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A surrogate mother harbors a deadly secret desire for a family of her own with the husband who is expecting to raise her child.
Style: realistic, captivating, suspenseful, twist ending, surprise ending ...
Plot: surrogate mother, secret, husband wife relationship, deception, pregnancy, betrayal, seduction, flirting, infertility, abusive boyfriend, sensuality, baby ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.8
 10K
The Canyons (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The discovery of an illicit love affair leads two young Angelenos on a violent, sexually charged tour through the dark side of human nature.
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: wife swapping, adultery, swinger couple, sexual relations, love triangle, jealousy, obsession, dangerous attraction, neo noir, nudity (full frontal - brief), swinger, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, malibu california, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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 ⇓
26%
A Perfect Murder (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Millionaire industrialist Steven Taylor is a man who has everything but what he craves most: the love and fidelity of his wife. A hugely successful player in the New York financial world, he considers her to be his most treasured acquisition. But ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, sexy, surprise ending, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: extramarital affair, crime, infidelity, betrayal, perfect crime, love affair, plan gone awry, crimes, murder, artist, cheating on husband, jealousy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Body of Evidence (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sizzingly sexy Madonna leads a star-filled cast in this erotic thriller as a woman accused of killing a wealthy, elderly man through her insatiable sexual prowess.
Style: erotic, rough, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, crime, infidelity, seduction, femme fatale, dedicated lawyer, crimes, manipulation, power relations, dangerous attraction, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.9
 626
Pandora's Box (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Stuck in a dull marriage, successful shrink Mia DuBois follows a patient's advice and exposes her wild side at a private underground club, where she meets a handsome stranger and begins an affair that may cost her more than just her husband.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, sexy, tense, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, murder, nightclub, who done it, dangerous attraction, love affair, love and romance, mysterious character, femme fatale, manipulations, crimes, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 ⇓
22%
 5.4
 40K
Stone (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Parole officer Jack Mabry has only a few weeks left before retirement and wishes to finish out the cases he's been assigned. One such case is that of Gerald 'Stone' Creeson, a convicted arsonist who is up for parole. Jack is initially ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: manipulation, prison, arson, deception, seduction, manipulations, couples, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, crimes, danger, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit, michigan, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Fatal Attraction (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A married man's one night stand comes back to haunt him when that lover begins to stalk him and his family.
Style: sexy, erotic, suspenseful, suspense, twist ending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual obsession, infidelity, adultery, extramarital affair, obsession, crimes of passion, family in danger, sexualized violence, dishonesty, danger, dangerous attraction, terrorizing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.7
 420
Layover (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An airport affair of a business man turns into a nightmare when it turns out that the woman is married to a dangerous jewelry dealer.
Style: suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, suspense, tense
Plot: manipulation, manipulations, infidelity, dangerous attraction, danger, dishonesty, femme fatale, love affair, frame up, murder, airport, airplane ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Movie in collections
 4.8
 616
Say Nothing (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Housewife Grace Needham (Nastassja Kinski) has a one-night stand with Julian Grant (William Baldwin), who then becomes obsessed with sinking her marriage to husband Matt (Hart Bochner). The twist here is that Julian is a millionaire global ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, sexy, suspense, sexual ...
Plot: stalker, dangerous attraction, love affair, obsession, manipulations, femme fatale, manipulation, infidelity, mentally unstable, dishonesty, murder, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Up Against Amanda (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After childhood abuse by her step-father and eight years in a juvenile psychiatric lockup, Amanda Lear is released. Her shrink is also her lover, who surreptitiously pays her rent on a nice house for a year. She moves in, takes one look at her ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: female stalker, stalking, hidden camera, neighbor, obsession, mind game, dangerous attraction, danger, mentally unstable, youth, rivalry, femme fatale ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.5
 482
Backfire (1987)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mara McAndrew's marriage is falling apart. Her husband, Donnie, a Vietnam veteran, suffers troubling flashbacks about the war, leaving him unresponsive to her needs. Mara wants out, but she also wants Donnie's money. When Mara meets a ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: cheating wife, murder, inheritance, family problems, crime, couple relations, infidelity, betrayal, unsupportive spouse, manipulations, deadly, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.6
 405
Deceit (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A man returns to his hometown after his father's death and soon enters into an affair with the wife of his old best friend.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: infidelity, obsession, friendship, love affair, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, couples, manipulation, manipulations, stalking, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.6
 71K
Derailed (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When two married business executives having an affair are blackmailed by a violent criminal, they are forced to turn the tables on him to save their families.
Style: suspenseful, rough, surprise ending, serious, tense ...
Plot: blackmail, dangerous attraction, infidelity, extramarital affair, crimes, rape, disorder, danger, couples, family in danger, dishonesty, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Movie in collections
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 4.7
 2K
Impulse (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Acting on impulse, Claire Dennison (Willa Ford), enjoys a brief fling with a sexy stranger (a dead ringer for her husband), only to realize that the object of her desire is a crazed, manipulative, and tenacious psychopath.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, tense, sexual ...
Plot: sexual fantasy, infidelity, psychopath, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, love affair, danger, stalking, obsession, woman in danger, sexual relations, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.1
 29K
Sliver (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A woman moves into an apartment in Manhattan and learns that the previous tenant's life ended mysteriously after they fell from the balcony.
Style: sexy, erotic, psychological, suspenseful, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: erotic thriller, neighbor, dangerous attraction, voyeurism, murder, hidden camera, strong sexual content, psychopath, apartment building, trapped, mind game, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.3
 12K
Jade (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Someone does a nasty hatchet job on a San Fransisco big noise and the Assistant D.A. takes charge of the investigation. Through a web of blackmail and prostitution involving the Governor, an old lover of the law man emerges as a prime suspect and he ...
Style: erotic, suspenseful, rough, suspense, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, murder mystery, investigation, femme fatale, crimes of passion, strong sexual content, sex, manipulation, mysterious character, dangerous attraction, manipulations, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.4
 31K
Body Heat (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the midst of a searing Florida heat wave, a woman convinces her lover, a small-town lawyer, to murder her rich husband.
Style: sexy, sexual, atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: femme fatale, neo noir, murder, adultery, neo-noir, lust, betrayal, crimes, crime, crimes of passion, dangerous attraction, small town ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 4.7
 1K
Three Way (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lew is a small time loser with a troubled past and a very big secret. Overhearing a couple plan a kidnapping, Lew is tempted to come up with a scheme of his own. He decides to get to the victim first and then blackmail the real criminals. His plan ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, kidnapping, crime gone awry, adultery, blackmail, betrayal, who done it, love, nude girl, manipulation, manipulations, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Unfaithful Wife (1969)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Insurance executive Charles suspects his wife Hélène of playing the field, so he has a private detective locate his wife's lover, author Victor Pegala. Confronting Victor, Charles tries to adopt an air of indifference, but the conversation ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: unfaithful wife, infidelity, extramarital affair, investigation, cheating wife, dishonesty, family problems, mystery, couple relations, crumbling marriage, love and romance, suburban life ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, versailles, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%