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Love Is a Gun (1994)
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Love Is a Gun (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A model causes an obsessed police photographer to lose his girlfriend and become a murder suspect.
Style: mind bending, serious, realistic, surreal, suspenseful, erotic
Plot: investigation, neo noir, murder, false accusation, crimes, strong sexual content, betrayal, crime, graphic violence, mystery, moral dilemma, couples, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, profanity, false accusations, erotica, mental breakdown, female nudity, sex scene, suicide, photographer, seduction, masturbation ...
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to Love Is a Gun

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and sexy films with plots about crimes, dishonesty, murder, deadly, investigation, law enforcement and mystery mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Love Is a Gun: A Kiss to Die For (1993), Sketch Artist (1992), Criminal Passion (1994), He Died with His Eyes Open (1985), Lonely Hearts (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Kiss to Die For (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: William, a Harvard psychology professor is having trouble dealing with life after the death of his wife when he meets a beautiful woman named Ali. As their relationship grows, he begins to question her secretive past, which he discovers is linked to ...
Style: realistic, psychological, sexy, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Plot: femme fatale, couples, love affair, amateur detective, romance, investigation, dishonesty, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, police investigation, madam ...
Time: 90s
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100%
Sketch Artist (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A sketch artist for the police helps a witness recall who she saw leaving the scene of a murder, and discovers that the person is his wife. Not willing to believe she was responsible, he resketches the pictures so they don't look like her, and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating
Plot: sketch artist, investigation, mystery, crimes, murder, false accusation, police detective, law enforcement, deadly, crime, legal, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 ⇓
54%
He Died with His Eyes Open (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: On Ne Meurt Que Deux Fois, a French murder mystery based upon a novel of the same name, is an unusual, involving film with excellent performances by its entire cast. Police Inspector Staniland (Michel Serrault) is investigating the death of a ...
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, mystery, crime, crimes, investigation, neo noir, who done it, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Lonely Hearts (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Alma, a lonely woman, falls for the conman who steals her money after seducing her. Frank doesn't want Alma around him, but he cannot do anything about the situation in case she goes to the police. Hot on the trail of the two is a female ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, obsession, dishonesty, manipulations, deadly, crimes, forgery, police investigation, manipulation, investigation, private detective, femme fatale ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.3
 6K
China Moon (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Detective Kyle Bodine falls for Rachel Munro who is trapped in a violent marriage. After shooting her husband, Kyle relucantly agrees to help hide the body, but Kyle's partner is showing an unusual flair for finding clues.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: neo noir, murder, investigation, crime, crimes, dishonesty, small town, nudity (full frontal - brief), self defense, frame up, interrogation, twists & turns ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.9
 255
Tropical Heat (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An insurance investigator is hired by the American wife of a maharaja to go to India to investigate the questionable death of her husband. Immediately the two start an affair.
Style: suspenseful, sexual, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), conspiracy, investigation, amateur detective, danger, betrayal, crime, strong violent content, couple relations, dangerous attraction, love affair ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Johnny Skidmarks (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Johnny Scardino is working for blackmailers, photographing wealthy guys in seedy motels. One such assignment turns the wrong way and blackmailers die one by one. Is Johnny the next on the list?
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, twists and turns
Plot: investigation, murder, dead woman, car accident, private detective, legal, amateur detective, life is a bitch, legal investigation, dishonesty, uncover truth, who done it ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Traces of Red (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jack, a Palm Beach detective, becomes involved in a case of multiple murders. All the women can be linked to Jack in some way. Jack and his partner have no leads, but numerous suspects. The murders continue, along with anonymous letters from the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, sexual, mind bending, cynical ...
Plot: femme fatale, serial killer, murder, manipulations, mystery, crimes, partners, reluctant partners, prostitute, police investigation, law enforcement, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 540
Escape Clause (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man finds out that his wife has paid $10,000 to have him killed. Then both the would-be killer and the wife turn up dead ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, mind bending, realistic, serious
Plot: investigation, hitman, murder, insurance, couples, police detective, crime, mystery, crimes, deadly, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Pretty When You Cry (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wife is caught in a web of sex and violence.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, erotic, sexy ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, investigation, woman in danger, deadly, mystery, betrayal, couples, obsession, dangerous attraction, law enforcement, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Wild Things: Foursome (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A murdered hotel millionaire's son finds himself tangled up in a game of seduction and murder after a raunchy night with three beautiful women.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, suspenseful, erotic ...
Plot: foursome, murder, high school student, crimes, police investigation, dishonesty, law enforcement, danger, mystery, deadly, womanizer, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Maligned Mobster (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A gangster who has commited all kinds of crimes is accused to have killed his wife. As he was not the murderer in this case Perry Mason intents to find the killer...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, mind bending
Plot: courtroom, murder, perry mason, mystery, gangsters, dishonesty, power relations, righting the wronged, courtroom drama, uncover truth, false accusation, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Mulholland Falls (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1950s Los Angeles, a special crime squad of the LAPD investigates the murder of a young woman.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, investigation, political corruption, police, crimes, mystery, dishonesty, partners against crime, neo noir, tough law enforcer, law enforcement ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Let the Devil Wear Black (1999)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man comes face-to-face with personal treachery after suspecting that his father may have been murdered.
Style: psychological, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, serious
Plot: murder, betrayal, investigation, dishonesty, crimes, parents and children, college, couples, dealing with death, deadly, family relations, neo noir ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
 10K
Twilight (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A retired ex-cop and private detective gets mixed up in murder when he is asked to deliver blackmail money and walks into a 20 year old case involving the mysterious disappearance of an actress' former husband.
Style: clever, serious, realistic, suspense, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, murder, missing person, terminal illness, femme fatale, mystery, uncover truth, who done it, crimes, crime, dishonesty, amateur detective ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.0
 302
Posers (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Four Hardcore party posers are suddenly facing an unknown killer when one of them disappears.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: murder, mystery, investigation, friendship, betrayal, femme fatale, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, female killer, suspicion, power relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 244
Frame by Frame (1996)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A pair of romantically entangled cops become suspects in the brutal murder of one of their mates.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: policewoman, triad, mystery, law enforcement, partners, deadly, investigation, crime, dishonesty, police detective, gambling, pregnancy ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Past Midnight (1991)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man gets out of prison after 15 years for stabbing his wife to death, and his social worker becomes convinced he was innocent. As she researches his case, and interviews other people who were involved, she begins to fall in love with him, as her ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, social worker, police officer killed, going straight, law enforcement, deadly, stalking, starting over, life is a bitch, dishonesty, investigation, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.2
 108
Love Her Madly (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three men are dangerously obsessed with the same woman.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating, mind bending
Plot: murder, obsession, crimes, mystery, investigation, erotica, femme fatale, neo noir, performer's life, who done it, college life, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 4K
Rear Window (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Modern remake of Rear Window in which the lead character is paralyzed and lives in a high-tech home filled with assistive technology.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, voyeur, investigation, who done it, uncover truth, psychopath, crimes, mind game, obsession, manipulation, disability, manipulations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
In the Cold of the Night (1990)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Scott is a fashion photographer concerned about the sudden appearance of nightmares in his nightly dreams...
Style: sexual, erotic, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: murder, photographer, nightmare, dream, strong sexual content, graphic violence, stalking, mysterious character, deadly, betrayal, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Killing Time (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After bagging his latest victim, a murderous sociopath (Kiefer Sutherland) decides to steal the dead man's identity and pose as the deputy of a remote coastal town, where the local sheriff (Beau Bridges) and his lover (Camelia Kath) are cooking ...
Style: rough, realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, small town, frame up, mistaken identity, disorder, investigation, mystery, hidden identity, law enforcement, crime, love triangle, small town life ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.7
 649
Tick Tock (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stunning trophy wife Rachel Avery is stuck in a cold, loveless marriage with her millionaire husband, Holden. So when Holden goes away on a trip, Rachel hooks up with her close friend Carla, and the two hatch a plan to murder Holden and collect on ...
Style: rough, erotic, sexy, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, private detective, betrayal, power relations, couples, deadly, infidelity, femme fatale, sex, blackmail, legal investigation, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Silenced Singer (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Perry Mason defends the husband of a famous rock singer who was found being killed after having had a tremendous discussion with her husband and her manager.
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, realistic, serious
Plot: courtroom, murder, perry mason, legal, dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement, couples, mystery, amateur detective, crime, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.3
 1K
Slam Dance (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An artist, framed for the murder of a woman, is drawn into a web of corruption, blackmail and deceit.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, false accusation, uncover truth, betrayal, manipulations, mystery, crime, injustice, manipulation, crimes, frame up, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Last Seduction II (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Femme fatal/con artist Bridget Gregory travels to Barcelona and targets another businessman to scam him of his money while a relentless private investigator tries to track her down.
Style: erotic, realistic, serious, sexy, tense ...
Plot: private detective, femme fatale, neo noir, couple relations, power relations, disorder, phone sex, couples, manipulation, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: spain, new york, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, couples, power relations, manipulations, betrayal, investigation, obsession, frame up ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Woman of Desire (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A yacht captain, Jack Lynch, is accused of murdering his boss and raping the victim's wife, Christina Ford. Nothing is how it first appears. Jack seeks the help of veteran attorney Walter J. Hill to help prove his innocence.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, erotic, tense ...
Plot: murder, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, courtroom drama, twins, frame up, dishonesty, legal investigation, investigation, false accusation, who done it, resort ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%