Movies like Lies

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Lies (1983)
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Lies (1983)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Struggling actress accepts high paying job to play a rich heiress committed in a lunatic asylum, not knowing she's really being set up as a surrogate for the real girl who'd been murdered.
Plot: mental institution, electroshock therapy, female nudity, actress

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Most similar movies to Lies

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and suspense films with plots about female nudity, mental institution, sex, murder, erotica, mental illness and rape mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres. Some movies like Lies: Requiem for a Maiden (1992), The People Next Door (1970), Crazy as Hell (2002), Committed (1991), Samuel Bleak (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Requiem for a Maiden (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A fourteen-year-old girl isplaced in an institution for mentally ill instead of a foster-home due to an official mistake. Here she gets a most cruel treatment which is governed by high-handedness of the spineless and perverse nurses. The girl ...
Plot: father daughter incest, mental institution, mentally challenged, incest rape, incest, doctor, sadist, escape, female full frontal nudity, mental patient, teenager, on the run ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: central europe, czechoslovakia
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100%
The People Next Door (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Seventies attempt at exposing the drug problems of suburban youth. Typical middle-class parents Wallach and Harris are horrified to discover that daughter Winters is strung out on LSD. They fight to expose the neighborhood pusher while struggling to ...
Plot: mental institution, lsd, extramarital affair, parent child relationship, drug dealer, drugs, drug
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45%
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Crazy as Hell (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A famous psychiatrist (Ty Adams) takes on the job of trying to cure patients at the Sedah State Hospital, run by it's folksy doctor (Sam Delazo). All this takes a strange turn when a mysterious patient (Satan, he calls himself) enters the ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, supernatural ability, doctors and patients, psychiatrist, video surveillance, devil, research, obsession, good versus evil, power relations, guilty conscience ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Committed (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A nurse is taken hostage by a patient pretending to be a doctor and is forced to administer to everyone.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, offbeat ...
Plot: mental institution, mistaken identity, murder, mentally unstable, dishonesty, power relations, misfit, patient, doctor, nurse, woman in danger, trap ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Samuel Bleak (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a quiet southern town, several lives are changed forever when an isolated mute with a dark secret is admitted to a mental institution.
Style: disturbing, serious, suspense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: mental institution, family problems, isolation, small town life, crimes, small town, mute, suspect, society, danger, couple relations, mute or deaf ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Psychout for Murder (1969)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mario consigns his girlfriend Licia to a whorehouse for an evening in order to get the photographic goods to blackmail her father with. To get her out of the way, Licia is then consigned to a mental hospital by her father.
Plot: murder, mental institution, mental breakdown, whodunit, family relations, seduction, corruption, brothel, injustice, greed, sister sister relationship, father daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.5
 268
Captive (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After a botched suicide attempt Sam Hoffman finds herself trapped in an evil insane asylum
Plot: mental institution, sanity, murder, imprisonment
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Institute (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In 19th century Baltimore, Isabel Porter, a girl stricken with grief from her parents' untimely death, voluntarily checks herself into the Rosewood Institute. Subjected to bizarre and increasingly violent pseudo-scientific experiments in ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns
Plot: mental institution, wheelchair, experiment, female nudity, hallucination, doctor, danger, mystery, university, new job, loss, female protagonist ...
Time: 19th century
Place: baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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On the Inside (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A decent but troubled young man is sent to a psychiatric institution for the criminally insane and soon finds himself in a fight for his life battling ghosts inside his head and very real enemies all around him.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, tense, serious ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, mental illness, mental institution, woman in danger, haunted by the past, redemption, confined, mentally unstable, criminal psychologist, crime and punishment, female prisoner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Confession (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a small Catholic boarding school an unspeakable act has been committed. When High School student, Luther Scott, confesses to Father Michael Kelly, Kelly is bound silent to the particulars of a grisly murder. Now, framed guilty by the desperate ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: murder, catholic, mystery, investigation, courtroom drama, false accusation, moral dilemma, dishonesty, legal, deadly, crimes, clergy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Escaping the Madhouse: The Nellie Bly Story (2019)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An investigative reporter Nellie Bly, who’s on a mission to expose the deplorable conditions and mistreatment of patients at the notorious Women’s Lunatic Asylum, and feigns mental illness in order to be institutionalized to report from the ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, atmospheric, dark
Plot: mental institution, female reporter, torture, mistreatment, investigation, fish out of water, violence, psychiatrist, strong female lead, doctors and patients, abuse, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Dress Rehearsal (1968)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In La prova generale, Carlo (Carlo Cecchi) interviews with a tape machine and a microphone his young lover while the two wander in the beautiful splendour of a wood on the edge of the city.
Style: underground film
Plot: abortion, youth, english accent, interview, gun, male nudity, loss of friend, mental institution, breaking the fourth wall, looking at the camera, big city, shooting ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Down the Ancient Stairs (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A mental hospital somewhere in Tuscany during the thirties. Far away from fascism, this closed world is rules over by Dr. Bonaccorsi, a passionate benevolent psychiatrist whose dream is to isolate the germ of madness. He is also a very active ...
Plot: nymphomaniac, female nudity, sex, adultery, mental institution
Time: 1930s
Place: tuscany, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Cool Lakes of Death (1982)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Tragic story of a wealthy woman whose sexual desires change her into a prostitute, working the streets of Paris during the 1880s.
Plot: female director, mental institution, prostitute, sexual fantasy, morphine, female full frontal nudity, malnutrition, female nudity, prostitution, vagina, sex, haircut ...
Time: 1880s, 1860s, 1870s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Stonehearst Asylum (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Harvard Medical School graduate takes a position at a mental institution and soon becomes obsessed with a female mental patient, but he has no idea of a recent and horrifying staffing change.
Style: twist ending, twists and turns, gothic, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, mental patient, insanity, twists & turns, psychiatrist, doctors and patients, plot twist, uncover truth, torture, escape, love ...
Time: 19th century, year 1900, 1800s
Place: england, usa, tuscany, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Night Eyes Four: Fatal Passion (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Successful psychologist, Dr. Angela Cross, puts in a new burglar alarm system into her home due to threats she received. Steve Caldwell and Will Griffith install her system and after Will gets shot during a burglary attempt. Jeff and Angela have a ...
Plot: eroticism, erotica, female nudity, sex, femme fatale, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Fate (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Serial killers have plagued the American landscape for decades, committing gruesome atrocities, and providing some tough cases for criminal investigators to crack. This thriller follows the travails of two detectives who are on the trail of a ...
Plot: murder of a nude woman, murder, serial murder, serial killer, nudity (full frontal - brief), crucifix, female nudity, nude woman murdered
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Girl from Trieste (1982)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A middle-aged artist (Ben Gazarra) sketching on the beach witnesses a young woman (Ornella Muti) being rescued from drowning. He loans her a blanket. Later she returns the blanket and they have sex several times, but she always leaves right ...
Plot: panties, female removes her clothes, voyeur, artist, beach, panties pulled down, hallucination, mental illness, sex with a stranger, mental institution, exhibitionist, female full frontal nudity ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 4.3
 178
The Lost Door (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Obsession, sex and illusion are exposed in a series of stories.
Style: erotic
Plot: mental institution, insanity, sexual fantasy, psychologist, threesome, foursome, blow job, cuckolded husband, female nudity, rape, orgy, 69 sex position ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Live! From Death Row (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Convicted killer Laurence Dvorak grants an exclusive last interview to TV newswoman Alana Powers shortly before his scheduled execution. Urbane and unrepentant, he seems almost mild at first. But Dvorak's real intention is revealed when he ...
Plot: death row, execution, psychopath, capital punishment, hostage, television, prison, death sentence
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.2
 42
Solitaire (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: erotic thriller from 1996
Plot: female nudity, sex in bed, erotica, breast fondling, boat, bare breasts, telephone call, sex scene, rifle
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.9
 143
Laguna Heat (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tom Shepard returns to his home town of Laguna Beach to escape his turbulent past. But the tranquility is shattered when he gets involved in the investigation of a series of grisly and bizarre murders.
Plot: past coming back to haunt, male nudity, love interest, private detective, female nudity, skinny dipping, murder investigation, father son relationship, butt naked
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Warm Texas Rain (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A married ex-Marine gets seduced by the same mysterious woman because of whom he ended up in prison some years ago. Is she the true love of his life, or the biggest mistake he's ever made?
Style: surprise ending
Plot: money, power, female nudity, organized crime, red pubic hair, sex, millionaire, jail
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Body Chemistry II: Voice of a Stranger (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A man is torn between two women and his own violent self, born of child abuse.
Style: cult film, psychotronic
Plot: erotic thriller, sexy legs, leg, handcuffed man, legs, blindfold, erotica, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.7
 156
Dark Secrets (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: bdsm, sex, female nudity, porn star, porn actress, lesbian, erotica, dominatrix, lesbianism, s&m
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Twenty Dollar Star (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A successful Hollywood actress by day prowls the streets at night as a sex worker.
Plot: prostitute, mother daughter relationship, prostitution, abuse, deception, rape, craziness, estranged parent, movie star, nudity (full frontal - brief), star, father daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 577
Hellhole (1985)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An unlucky woman’s mother is murdered by a scarf-wielding killer named Silk, leaving the woman injured, traumatised and suffering from amnesia. She’s committed to a mental institution, where Silk follows her, looking for the papers he was trying ...
Style: cult film, psychotronic
Plot: amnesia, lesbian sex, lobotomy, mental institution, sexploitation, institution, violence, doctor, lesbianism, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, surgeon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Body of Influence (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A successful psychiatrist has his world turned upside-down by the appearance of a mystery woman who cannot recall her own past...
Style: erotic, cult film
Plot: female nudity, psychiatrist, rape, undressing, split personality, bra, infidelity, rose, nipples, dream, sex, woman on top ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Across the Line (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Across the Line (2000) is a truthful representation of both hope and corruption, focusing on critical events transpiring at America's border with Mexico and known both to those who live on the "line" (physical and metaphorical) and to ...
Plot: girl in bra and panties, u.s. mexico border, erotica, panties, wet t shirt, female nudity, illegal immigrant, mexican immigrant, mexican border, see through panties
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 258
Last Call (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As a little girl, Cindy had to witness how the shady estate agent Jason Laurence killed her mother. In the 22 years since then, he was never called to account for this crime. So Cindy decides to take vengeance herself.
Plot: sex scene, revenge, real estate, money, caress, caressing, mother in law son in law relationship, erotica, female nudity, undressing, lust, sex standing up ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%