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Return to Sender (2015)
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Return to Sender (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A nurse living in small town goes on a blind date with a man who is not the person he says he is.
Style: surprise ending, psychological, thought provoking, captivating, suspense
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: rapist, rape victim, rape, rape and revenge, nurse, father daughter relationship, prison, flirting, revenge, crimes, sexual abuse, crime, female protagonist, dating, date, dog, female nudity, sex scene, hospital, kidnapping, male nudity, gift, handcuffs, beating, poison ...
Time: contemporary

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Most similar movies to Return to Sender

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, psychological, rough and realistic films with plots about rape, murder, revenge, rape victim, violence, crimes and rapist mostly in Thriller, Drama and Horror genres. Some movies like Return to Sender: Gone Girl (2014), I Spit on Your Grave: Deja Vu (2019), Freeze Me (2000), Vengeance: A Love Story (2017), I Spit on Your Grave 2 (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, twists and turns, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: mystery, police investigation, missing person, murder mystery, twists & turns, manipulation, investigation, missing wife, disappearance, femme fatale, infidelity, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s, year 2012
Place: usa, missouri, new york, manhattan new york city, st. louis missouri
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100%
I Spit on Your Grave: Deja Vu (2019)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Following her rape, Jennifer Hills wrote a bestselling account of her ordeal and of the controversial trial in which she was accused of taking the law into her own hands and brutally killing her assailants. In the small town where the rape and ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: rape, rape revenge, violence against women, rape and revenge, sexual abuse, rape victim, revenge, gas station, death of mother, knife, sadism, sadistic woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Freeze Me (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Chihiro is raped by three men and it is captured on video camera. She leaves her hometown and prepares to marry a colleague five years later, when one of the rapists arrives and says the others are on their way. He behaves like her long-lost lover ...
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: rapist, rape and revenge, sexual abuse, haunted by the past, woman in danger, fear, rape, gang rape, rape victim, murder, rape revenge, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Vengeance: A Love Story (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Gulf War veteran seeks vengeance against those who assaulted a single mother.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, tense
Plot: rape victim, rape and revenge, rape, mother daughter relationship, rape revenge, vigilantism, defense attorney, rapist, vengeance, single mother, con artists, trial ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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I Spit on Your Grave III: Vengeance is Mine (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jennifer Hills is still tormented by the brutal sexual assault she endured years ago. She’s changed identities and cities, reluctantly joining a support group where she begins to piece together a new life. But when her new friend’s murderer goes ...
Style: rough, psychotronic, bleak, psychological, surreal
Plot: rape victim, rape revenge, violence, rape and revenge, mad woman, rape, revenge, murder, female vigilante, female protagonist, torture, group therapy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
I Spit on Your Grave 2 (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Naturally beautiful, Katie has just settled into New York where she, like many other young women, is trying to make it as a model. But what starts out as an innocent and simple photo shoot soon turns into something disturbingly unthinkable! Raped, ...
Style: brutal, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, vengeance, rapist, woman in danger, rape revenge, torture, rape and revenge, danger, left to die, gory, sex slavery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspense ...
Plot: surrogate mother, secret, husband wife relationship, deception, pregnancy, betrayal, seduction, flirting, infertility, abusive boyfriend, sensuality, baby ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Vehicle for Revenge (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A woman who was raped by a NetCar driver takes a job with the company to exact her revenge on her attacker after she becomes frustrated with the slow pace of the criminal Justice system.
Plot: latin, law student, gang, female detective, gang member, brother brother relationship, rape, sexual assault, motel, blonde, self justice, rapist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Deadly Daphne's Revenge (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young hitchhiker is picked up by four drunken hunters, one of whom rapes her. A tough prosecutor has all four of the men indicted for the crime, which results in a suicide and a murder-for-hire plot.
Plot: beating, revenge, rape, rape and revenge, murder, female nudity, hiding place, rape victim
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.7
 735
Stranded (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After the brutal murder of his beloved brother, a small-town surfer seeks revenge against the gang of merciless thugs he holds responsible. However, when another tragedy brings him face to face with the consequences of his actions, he must seek ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: revenge, murder, marine, desert, haunted by the past, danger, soldier, crimes, towel, bare breasts, sexy woman, storytelling ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.8
 318
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, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, couple relations, secret, uncover truth, maniac, murder, graphic violence, sexual abuse, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.1
 8K
10x10 (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lewis is an outwardly ordinary guy, but in reality he is hiding an obsession - revenge - against Cathy. Lewis kidnaps Cathy in broad daylight and takes her to his home, where he locks her in a soundproof cell and attempt to extract a dark secret ...
Style: brutal, suspenseful, suspense, rough, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: kidnapping, abduction, captive, revenge, missing child, crimes, captivity, violence, danger, murder, held captive, locked in a room ...
Time: contemporary
Place: britain, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
I Know What You Did (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A female lawyer who specialises in defending suspected rapists is left traumatised after she herself is assaulted in her own home.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, female lawyer, rape victim, blackmail, police detective, rape, dishonesty, life is a bitch, legal, witnessing a crime, protagonist as suspect, investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.8
 323
Revenge Ride (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Maggie becomes a strong and ruthless member of the all-female Dark Moon gang led by the merciless Trigga, and the all-female motorcycle gang look after each other as they patrol the streets in the small town.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, rough, scary ...
Plot: rape victim, biker, gang rape, rape, rape and revenge, revenge, gang, murder, violence, female protagonist, motorcycle gang, woman fights a man ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Killing of a Cat (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the closed community of a reform school for teenagers, the principal's daughter is found sexually molested. The schoolgirls seem to know more than they are willing to tell.
Plot: rape, reform school, rape victim, juvenile delinquent, sexual abuse, coming of age, teenage rape, dead cat, teen romance, killing an animal, teenage girl, attempted rape ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
I'll Never Die Alone (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A violent thriller set in the outback of remote La Plata region, I'LL NEVER DIE ALONE (aka NO MORIRE SOLA) is a tough and pounding story of revenge for rape, mercilessly carried out by a group of women intent on pursuing their attackers to the ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: rape victim, violence against women, violence, rapist, rape and revenge, sexual abuse, wrong place wrong time, in the woods, rape, rape revenge, sexual assault, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, argentina, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.6
 2K
Julia (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After suffering a brutal trauma, Julia uses an unorthodox form of therapy to restore herself.
Style: rough, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, neo noir
Plot: gang rape, rape, revenge, murder, nurse, group of friends, therapy, female protagonist, extreme violence, castration, depression, rape revenge ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Free Will (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 163 min.
Story: After nine years in psychiatric detention Theo, who has brutally assaulted and raped three women, is released. Living in a supervised community, he connects well with his social worker Sascha, finds a job at a print shop and even a girlfriend, ...
Style: psychological, rough, sincere, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: sexual abuse, rapist, fall in love, rape, mental illness, crimes, sexual relations, love and romance, life is a bitch, hopes, couples, sex maniac ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 6.5
 1K
Paulina (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Brazil, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Paulina is a young lawyer with a promising career in Buenos Aires, who chooses to go back to her home town. Her father, Fernando, is a well known judge. Against his will, Paulina decides to teach in a suburban high school as part of an inclusion ...
Style: non-linear
Plot: rape, teacher, gang rape, rape victim, pregnant woman, psychotherapy, kissing, gynecological exam, sex scene, school, pregnancy, police brutality ...
Place: paraguay
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Acts of Violence (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: A man named Flyn (Il Lim) is on a mission on killing the men who raped his wife Olivia (Leelee Sobieski). He finds himself living a double life as a killer and a husband. He finds an unexpected friend, a priest (Ron Perlman), as he deals with the ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, rape, brutality, cruelty, double life, rape revenge, rape victim, rape and revenge, torture, priest, revenge, confession ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Nightmare in Badham County (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two UCLA coeds have engine trouble in small Southern town. When they spurn the local sheriff's advances he arranges for them to be taken to the women's prison on trivial charges (the judge is a cousin), where they must endure atrocities at ...
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: prison, racism, small town, sexual abuse, women's prison, deadly, gays and lesbians, confined, society, farm, psychopath, prostitute ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Tryggare kan ingen vara... (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Out jogging Peter discovers an ongoing rape. He intervenes and neutralizes the rapist who is later taken into custody by the police. Three years later he is on TV being interviewed about his new book about the incident. What he doesn't know is ...
Plot: rape, revenge, rapist, baby, family vacation, release from prison, wilderness, husband wife relationship, rape and revenge, stalking, axe, stalker ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.1
 63K
Elle (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Michèle, the CEO of a gaming software company, is attacked in her home by an unknown assailant, she refuses to let it alter her precisely ordered life. She manages crises involving family, all the while becoming engaged in a game of cat and ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, intense, stylized, enigmatic ...
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, video game, death of father, strong female character, dark past, violence against a woman, ex husband ex wife relationship, violence against women, female protagonist, obsession, divorced woman ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.8
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Beyond the Law (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: On her way home from an evening shift at a men's clothing store, Saara Nevanen is raped by a man whom she recognizes as her regular but eccentric customer, Antti Kaironen. The doctor and policemen question Saara in an insensitive manner,and she ...
Plot: vigilante, revenge, rape, rape and revenge, women's rights, brother, hostage, victim, hate, crying, trial, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.7
 27K
Cape Fear (1962)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sam Bowden witnesses a rape committed by Max Cady and testifies against him. When released after 8 years in prison, Cady begins stalking Bowden and his family but is always clever enough not to violate the law.
Style: psychological, disturbing, neo noir, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, family in danger, stalking, danger, small town, crime, crimes, revenge, chase, murder, lawyer, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 42K
Trust (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A suburban family is torn apart when fourteen-year-old Annie meets her first boyfriend online. After months of communicating via online chat and phone, Annie discovers her friend is not who he originally claimed to be. Shocked into disbelief, her ...
Style: emotional, disturbing, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: innocence lost, sexual abuse, investigation, teenage life, youth, parents and children, child rape, bullying, pedophile, family in crisis, rape victim, manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, chicago illinois, cleveland ohio, st. louis missouri ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.1
 2K
Instinct (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In spite of her expertise and experience, a seasoned psychologist is completely infatuated with the sex offender she is treating in a penal institution.
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: doctor patient relationship, psychiatrist, therapy, rape, psychopath, psychotic, sexual assault, therapist, sexual abuse, moral dilemma, prisoner, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 4K
Extremities (1986)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman escapes from the man who is about to rape her, but leaves her purse behind. Afraid that her attacker might come after her, she goes to the police, but with no proof of the incident, they can do nothing. In fact, the man does use the ...
Style: rough, psychological, tense, sexy, suspenseful ...
Plot: rapist, unsupportive friend, revenge, moral dilemma, vigilantism, sexualized violence, home invasion, rape and revenge, attempted rape, switching roles, torture, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 6.2
 44K
Fear (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A 16 year old girl takes up with a charming young man who quickly shows his colors when he beats a friend simply for walking with her and then goes totally ballistic after she tries to break up with him.
Style: suspenseful, sexual, serious, rough, psychological ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, psychopath, dangerous attraction, obsessive love, fatal attraction, danger, rapist, virginity, crimes, teenager, rivalry, first sex ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
I Spit on Your Grave (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A remake of the 1979 controversial cult classic, I Spit on Your Grave retells the horrific tale of writer Jennifer Hills who takes a retreat from the city to a charming cabin in the woods to start on her next book. But Jennifer's presence in ...
Style: brutal, disturbing, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, rape and revenge, gang rape, vengeance, rapist, rape revenge, woman in danger, sexual humiliation, danger, deadly, strong violent content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%