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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: rape victim, rapist, rape, rape and revenge, nurse, father daughter relationship, prison, flirting, revenge, crimes, sexual abuse, crime, female protagonist, dating, date, dog, female nudity, hospital, male nudity, beating, poison, prison visit, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, psychological and realistic films with plots about rape, rape victim, revenge, murder, rape and revenge, female nudity and crimes mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Return to Sender: I Spit on Your Grave: Deja Vu (2019), Vengeance: A Love Story (2017), Gone Girl (2014), Elle (2016), Extremities (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, violence against women, rape revenge, sexual abuse, rape and revenge, rape victim, revenge, ripping clothes, forest, clothes torn off, murder of mother, butt ...
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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: tense, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: rape and revenge, rape victim, rape, mother daughter relationship, vigilantism, rapist, vengeance, defense attorney, single mother, con artists, rape revenge, trial ...
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100%
 8.1
 854K
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, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: mystery, police investigation, murder mystery, missing person, investigation, twists & turns, disappearance, missing wife, manipulation, femme fatale, adultery, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, year 2012
Place: missouri, usa, new york, manhattan new york city, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 61K
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, divorced woman, death of father, strong female character, dark past, violence against a woman, ex husband ex wife relationship, violence against women, female protagonist, obsession ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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I Spit on Your Grave: Vengeance is Mine (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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, surreal, psychological
Plot: violence, rape victim, rape and revenge, rape, rape revenge, mad woman, murder, revenge, female protagonist, group therapy, torture, investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, attempted rape, unsupportive friend, revenge, moral dilemma, vigilantism, sexualized violence, home invasion, switching roles, torture, rape and revenge, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
I Spit on Your Grave 2 (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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, scary ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, vengeance, rapist, torture, rape and revenge, woman in danger, danger, left to die, gory, female protagonist, sex slavery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bulgaria, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 2K
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, psychological, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: rapist, sexual abuse, haunted by the past, woman in danger, rape and revenge, rape victim, rape, fear, gang rape, murder, rape revenge, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 4.8
 3K
Descent (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A college co-ed is brutally raped and struggles alone to rebuild her life, but when the chance for revenge comes she as a Victim sinks lower than her Predator.
Style: serious, macabre, rough, brutal, suspense ...
Plot: rape and revenge, rape, haunted by the past, violent sex, vengeance, life is a bitch, crimes, vigilantism, college life, student life, obsession, rapist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: female nudity, rape, rape victim, revenge, murder, beating, rape and revenge, hiding place
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.9
 295
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, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, secret, couple relations, uncover truth, maniac, murder, graphic violence, sexual abuse, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.7
 658
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, psychological, captivating, suspense
Plot: revenge, murder, marine, desert, haunted by the past, danger, soldier, crimes, bikini, storytelling, held at gunpoint, sex on table ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ 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, rape, blackmail, police detective, female lawyer, rape victim, hotshot lawyer, legal, life is a bitch, investigation, witnessing a crime, sexual abuse ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: rape and revenge, husband wife relationship, rape, cruelty, brutality, rape revenge, double life, rape victim, confession, rage, wrath, punch ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.3
 2K
Autumn Blood (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Austria, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two young orphans in the Tirolian Mountains come under siege by a vicious band of hunters. Frightened of being separated by child services following the death of their mother, a self-sufficient 16-year-old girl and her 10-year-old brother - who ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: teenage rape, orphan, mountain, rape, siblings relations, social relations, isolation, nudity (full frontal - brief), rifle, rivalry, crimes, domestic disturbance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, sexual assault, brutality, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.5
 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, suspense, psychological
Plot: gang rape, rape, revenge, nurse, murder, group of friends, therapy, female protagonist, blood, extreme violence, rape revenge, depression ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Katalin Varga (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Romania, UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In the beautiful, otherworldly Carpathian Mountains a woman is traveling with a small boy in a horse and cart, looking to punish those who once abused her. For years, Katalin has been keeping a terrible secret. Hitchhiking with two men, she was ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, psychological, gloomy, tense ...
Plot: rape, haunted by the past, buried truth, revenge, rape and revenge, gang rape, rape victim, pregnant from rape, rape revenge, sexual content, life is a bitch, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: romania, transylvania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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, confined, crimes, life is a bitch, dishonesty, gays and lesbians, deadly, society ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
 175
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, prison, judge, jail, teacher, middle aged man, sniper, psychopath, lawyer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.1
 7K
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, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: revenge, tied feet, missing child, crimes, abduction, kidnapping, murder, danger, dialogue, violence, beating, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: britain, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: rapist, baby, rape, revenge, release from prison, family vacation, newborn, family in danger, snow, stalker, husband wife relationship, rape and revenge ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 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, pregnancy, psychotherapy, sex scene, pregnant woman, kissing, drinking alcohol, gynecological exam, night ...
Place: paraguay
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, family in danger, stalking, neo noir, small town, crimes, crime, danger, revenge, murder, lawyer, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 241
Tomboys (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Five girls kidnap a serial rapist... to seek revenge.
Plot: rape and revenge, rape, rape victim, rape revenge, australian, castration, hung from a hook, revenge, male rape, suicide, murder, mask ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Sugar Mountain (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two brothers, down on their luck, fake a disappearance in the Alaskan wilderness so they'll have a great survival story to sell, but the hoax turns out to be more real than they planned.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: brother brother relationship, prison, brothers, mishap, desert, brother, deception, plan, survival, wilderness, snow, search party ...
Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Truth About Angels (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An ordinary guy escapes his turbulent home life when he is invited to an exclusive Hollywood party by his movie star friend, only to discover that there's more to the glamorous world than meets the eye.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: hollywood, social decay, couples, unfulfillment, nightlife, family problems, movie star, drugs, party, danger, chaos and mayhem, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Don't Cry, Mommy (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Divorced mother Yoo Rim (Yoo Seon) lives with her teenage daughter Eun Ah (Nam Bo-Ra), who is having a tough time at her new school. She has a crush on classmate Jo Han (U-Kiss's Shin Dong Ho), but he turns out to be different than what she ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, harsh, touching
Plot: teen suicide, rape of a minor, rape and revenge, teenage rape, revenge, rape revenge, gang rape, parent child relationship, social differences, rape, rape victim, high school ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Sheep Without a Shepherd (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Li Weijie, his wife Ayu and their two daughters Pingping and An-an, are a Chinese family living in northern Thailand since last 17 years. Weijie run an internet service providing shop and is a film enthusiast who likes to watch detective films and ...
Style: psychological, bleak, suspenseful, brutal, psychological thriller ...
Plot: violence against a woman, teenage rape, family relations, blackmail, police investigation, investigation, chinese, rape victim, rape and revenge, fighting the system, emotional blackmail, crime investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: china, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: disturbing, brutal, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, rape and revenge, gang rape, vengeance, rapist, woman in danger, danger, murder, strong violent content, rape revenge, sexual humiliation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%