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The M.O. Of M.I. (2002)
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The M.O. Of M.I. (2002)
Original name: The M.O. of M.I.
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A happy gay couple in Austin Texas allows a performance artist/hustler, Jonathon, to enter their lives while hiding from his past. His past with one of the couple will come back.
Style: suspense, serious, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: love triangle, friendship, betrayal, deception, cheating, blackmail, murder, gay couple, lie, gay slur, love, gay, thief, money, passion, writers, death, marijuana, torture, actor, gun, restaurant, homosexual, wine, sociopath ...
Place: texas, dallas texas, austin texas

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about murder, crimes, death, betrayal, nudity (full frontal - brief), obsession and friendship mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The M.O. Of M.I.: Into the Lion's Den (2011), The Good Son (1993), The Canyons (2013), Caught (1996), Final Analysis (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Into the Lion's Den (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: As the three out-of-towners toast the end of their journey, someone at the bar is watching them and setting a deadly trap. Now, as closing time draws near, a night of unspeakable horrors is about to begin. Jesse Archer (Violet Tendencies, Going Down ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, suspense
Plot: bar, gay, racism, gender, crimes, on the road, destiny, murder, erection, gay interest, torture, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, pennsylvania, philadelphia
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 6.4
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The Good Son (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young boy stays with his aunt and uncle, and befriends his cousin who's the same age. But his cousin begins showing increasing signs of psychotic behavior.
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: children, murder, problem child, sociopath, danger, manipulation, crimes, parents and children, deception, sadism, disbelieving adult, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: maine, japan, usa, asia, new england
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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
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Caught (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A middle-aged couple has a drifter enter their lives. The fish-store owners find that the mysterious young man awakens the couple in ways they didn't expect. Things get tense when the drifter begins an affair with the woman of the house.
Style: psychological, serious, twists and turns, tense, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, drifter, murder, fish market, betrayal, family business, family problems, crimes, couples, love and romance, bus, jealousy ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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
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71%
Bad Influence (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Michael, a wimpy young executive, is about to get pulverized by a jealous boyfriend in a bar when a handsome, mysterious stranger steps in--and then disappears. Later that night, while jogging, Michael runs into the stranger on a pier. He introduces ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, clever, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, betrayal, friendship, neo noir, false accusation, frame up, psychopath, boss, neo-noir, danger, crimes, intrigue ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dischord (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On the brink of her world tour, at the height of her success, alternative rock violinist, Gypsy, put down her violin and walked away... A man brutally beats his girlfriend to death and tosses her remains into a local river... A retired Boston PD ...
Style: serious, suspense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: musician, police detective, investigation, rock star, police, love, murder, obsession, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love triangle, lie, beaten to death ...
Place: new england, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 ⇓
63%
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Them That Follow (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A Pentecostal pastor, Lemuel Childs, and his believers handle venomous snakes to prove themselves before God. Lemuel’s daughter, Mara holds a secret that threatens to tear the church apart: her romantic past with a nonbeliever, Augie. As Mara’s ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, psychological
Plot: snake, pastor, guilt, secret, friendship, teenage girl, father daughter relationship, fiance fiancee relationship, religion, lie, prayer, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: appalachia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Crime + Punishment in Suburbia (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is a contemporary fable loosely based on Fyodor Dostoyevsky's "Crime and Punishment". Roseanne is outwardly a perfect and popular teen. However, her image is hiding the abuse at her stepfather's hands, and she decides to ...
Style: disturbing, serious, psychological, clever, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: murder, high school, dysfunctional family, suburbs, americana, guilt, rape, trial, crime and punishment, obsession, youth, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Best Laid Plans (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Rich, successful Bryce meets beautiful Lissa at a bar one night and invites her back to his house, not suspecting for a moment that Lissa isn't really who she seems. What unfolds next is a dangerous, tangled web of double-crosses and seduction.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, cynical, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: neo noir, crime, crimes, crime gone awry, manipulation, cons and scams, nothing goes right, manipulations, dishonesty, disorder, small town, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, nevada, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Billionaire Boys Club (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A group of wealthy boys in Los Angeles during the early 1980s establishes a get rich quick scam that turns deadly.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, exciting, atmospheric, intense ...
Plot: money, greed, murder, lie, social differences, crimes, escapades, scheme, deception, dishonesty, betrayal, cheating ...
Time: year 1980, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Homecoming (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A jealous woman (Mischa Barton) plots revenge after her former beau (Matt Long) returns to their hometown with a pretty new girlfriend (Jessica Stroup).
Style: suspenseful, rough, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, female psychopath, love, small town, jealousy, secret, college, suspicion, desire, torture, murder, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When two brothers organize the robbery of their parents' jewelry store, the job goes horribly wrong, triggering a series of events that send them and their family hurtling towards a shattering climax.
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: neo noir, robbery, dysfunctional family, debt, blackmail, crime gone awry, jewelry store, crime, crimes, greed, deception, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, usa, rio de janeiro, brazil, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.2
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First Snow (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A psychic's ominous reading sends a man into a tailspin.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, intense, tense ...
Plot: destiny, salesman, desert, manic, betrayal, dishonesty, couples, couple relations, psychic power, paranoia, a vision, business venture ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: new mexico, usa, dallas texas, boston
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Inner Sanctum (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman attempts suicide when she suspects her husband doesn't love her and is having an affair. Now she's wheelchair-bound, and her husband, who indeed doesn't love her and is having an affair, hires a private nurse to look after his ...
Style: sexy, sexual, captivating, absurd, enigmatic ...
Plot: obsession, love triangle, betrayal, strong sexual content, intrigue, danger, infidelity, woman in danger, murder, disability, investigation, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ⇓
48%
Red : The Dark Side (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Neil Oberoi(Aftab Shifdasani), is a billionaire with a serious heart condition and is in need of a new heart. He finds a donor who has left behind the beautiful Anahita.(Celina Jaitley). They fall in love but the death of her husband has left the ...
Style: suspense, serious, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: crimes of passion, femme fatale, police investigation, sexual tension, deception, murder, betrayal, lust, heart transplant, passion, premarital sex, knife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Fistpie (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Haunted by memories of his ex-girlfriend Alice, a heartbroken Billy returns home to Northern Virginia seeking solace from old friends. But what he finds there is more disconcerting: his best friend Stanley has become unstable, mysterious and ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Plot: murder, homecoming, best friends, crimes, couples, breakup, danger, friendship, graphic violence, deadly, life is a bitch, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hard (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Hard is about a gay serial killer and the gay detective who is forced to go after him. It has an interesting story: the closeted gay detective is abruptly forced out of the closet after the killer handcuffs him to his bed and makes off with his ...
Style: suspenseful, sexual, mind bending, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, gay, law enforcement, police investigation, gays and lesbians, life is a bitch, murderous pair, partners, gender, prostitute, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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#SquadGoals (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ambitious high school senior Samantha Hodges is a serious journalist, both for the school paper and for the yearbook, but she's just as serious about her friends, Nate, Gillian, and Rudy, all of whom are vying with her for a full-ride local ...
Style: psychological, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: teenager, friendship, amateur detective, murder, scholarship, mother daughter relationship, high school student, allergy, love triangle, photographer, high school principal, high school ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Single White Female (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Attractive Manhattanite Allison Jones has it all: a handsome beau, a rent-controlled apartment, and a promising career as a fashion designer. When boyfriend Sam proves unfaithful, Allison strikes out on her own but must use the classifieds to seek ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense, intense, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, violence, wannabe, mental illness, psychopath, manipulation, borderline personality disorder, lookalikes, manic, manipulations, woman in danger, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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On the Ice (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Barrow, Alaska, teenagers Qalli and Aivaaq find their bond tested when a seal-hunting trip goes wrong, resulting in the death of their friend.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, tense ...
Plot: friendship, family relations, grief, death, buddies, youth, parents and children, village, crimes, society, accidental death, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Judas Kiss (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The shooting of a U.S. senator's wife raises the stakes for kidnappers seeking a hefty ransom for a computer magnate.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, blackmail, cons and scams, crime, state affairs, police investigation, crimes, crime gone awry, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect, manipulations ...
Time: 90s
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Dark Tourist (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: JIM TAHANA doesn't leave much of an impression when he passes you by. But look closer and you'll sense his hunger - the deep hunger of an insatiable American soul - always scanning to devour something - anything that might fill the ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, obsession, crimes, mystery, anti heroes, deadly, anti hero, friendship, childhood trauma, violence, killing spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Joe (1970)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Bill, a wealthy businessman, confronts his junkie daughter's drug-dealing boyfriend; in the ensuing argument, Bill kills him. Panic-stricken, he wanders the streets and eventually stops at a bar. There he runs into a drunken factory worker ...
Style: gloomy, realistic, thought provoking, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: friendship, hospital, murder, drug dealing, bar, orgy, working class, parents and children, racism, missing person, overdose, friends ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.1
 14K
Unforgettable (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Julia moves in with her fiancé, David, but his ex-wife and her own haunting past join forces to rock her quiet suburban existence.
Style: psychological thriller, suspense, psychological, rough, tense ...
Plot: obsession, mentally unstable, stalking, ex husband ex wife relationship, divorce, jealousy, deception, betrayal, insanity, ex husband, frame up, unrequited love ...
Time: 2010s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Bad Turn Worse (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three teenage friends get in way over their head when they cross a down-home crime syndicate. They hope to make a break for it and escape their dead-end existence in a cotton-mill town but get sucked into the seedy underbelly of organized crime when ...
Style: bleak, captivating, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: heist, small town, juvenile delinquency, gangsters, danger, friendship, love triangle, love and romance, betrayal, farm, rivalry, jealousy ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Tom Ripley is a calculating young man who believes it's better to be a fake somebody than a real nobody. Opportunity knocks in the form of a wealthy U.S. shipbuilder who hires Tom to travel to Italy to bring back his playboy son, Dickie. Ripley ...
Style: psychological, enigmatic, twist ending, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, murder, rejection, manipulation, jealousy, yacht, friendship, manipulations, sexual tension, secret identity, envy ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: italy, venice, europe, atlantic ocean, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 4K
Mojave (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A suicidal artist goes into the desert, where he finds his doppelgänger, a homicidal drifter.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: desert, murder, drifter, crimes, mysterious man, deadly, life turned upside down, disorder, stalking, artists and showbiz, performer's life, artist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%