Movies like Matador

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Matador (1986)
 7.0
 11K
Matador (1986)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A conflicted youth confesses to crimes he didn't commit while a man and woman aroused by death become obsessed with each other.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, rough, disturbing, sexual, sexy, satirical, erotic ...
Plot: drowning, obsession, murder, necrophilia, serial killer, crimes, dangerous attraction, perversion, sexual relations, mentally unstable, femme fatale, crimes of passion, nudity (full frontal - brief), rape, model, rapist, female killer, strangulation, male female relationship, bullfighting, matador, character study, psychology, investigation, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe

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Most similar movies to Matador

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexy and suspenseful films with plots about murder, obsession, crimes, mentor, nudity (full frontal - brief), pornography and couples mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Matador: Law of Desire (1987), The Skin I Live In (2011), Sliver (1993), Jade (1995), Basic Instinct (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
 11K
Law of Desire (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When porn director Pablo reluctantly breaks up with his boyfriend, Juan, he encourages him to stay in touch. Juan moves away to live in a lighthouse and eventually writes his ex, but in the interim Pablo has taken up a psychotic new lover, Antonio ...
Style: surreal, humorous, semi serious, stylized, talky ...
Plot: murder, love triangle, passion, family relations, obsession, love and romance, gender, romance, parents and children, memory loss, movie business, sibling relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe, morocco, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Skin I Live In (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A brilliant plastic surgeon creates a synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: gender bending, twists & turns, mad scientist, rape, sexual perversion, physical appearance, obsession, insanity, plastic surgery, skin, betrayal, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, year 2006
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 5.1
 29K
Sliver (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A woman moves into an apartment in Manhattan and learns that the previous tenant's life ended mysteriously after they fell from the balcony.
Style: sexy, erotic, psychological, suspenseful, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: erotic thriller, neighbor, dangerous attraction, murder, strong sexual content, psychopath, voyeurism, apartment building, hidden camera, trapped, mind game, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.3
 11K
Jade (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Someone does a nasty hatchet job on a San Fransisco big noise and the Assistant D.A. takes charge of the investigation. Through a web of blackmail and prostitution involving the Governor, an old lover of the law man emerges as a prime suspect and he ...
Style: erotic, suspenseful, rough, suspense, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, murder mystery, investigation, femme fatale, crimes of passion, strong sexual content, sex, manipulation, dangerous attraction, mysterious character, manipulations, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 177K
Basic Instinct (1992)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A police detective is in charge of the investigation of a brutal murder, in which a beautiful and seductive woman could be involved.
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: femme fatale, hot and sexy, murder, sexual relations, obsession, sex, seduction, sex addict, dangerous attraction, sexualized violence, sexual tension, manipulation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Basic Instinct 2 (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Spain, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Novelist Catherine Tramell is once again in trouble with the law, and Scotland Yard appoints psychiatrist Dr. Michael Glass to evaluate her. Though, like Detective Nick Curran before him, Glass is entranced by Tramell and lured into a seductive game.
Style: sexy, erotic, suspenseful, psychotronic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: femme fatale, murder, mind game, manipulation, dishonesty, investigation, dangerous attraction, obsession, danger, strong sexual content, jacuzzi, playing god ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, europe, scotland yard, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Never Talk to Strangers (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Sarah Taylor, a police psychologist, meets a mysterious and seductive young man, Tony Ramirez, and falls in love with him. As a cause of this relationship, she changes her personality when she begins to receive anonymous telephone calls.
Style: erotic, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, criminal psychologist, obsession, split personality, stalking, woman in danger, love, dangerous attraction, deadly, erotic thriller, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, united states, puerto rico, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Crimes of Passion (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Joanna Crane lives a double life. During the day she works as fashion designer but during the night she is the high class prostitute China Blue. As she is accused for industrial spying, Bobby Grady is hired to shadow her. However, they fall in love. ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, erotic, cult film, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, sexual perversion, forbidden love, s&m, stalking, preacher, double life, role playing, obsession, destructive relationship, lifestyle, femme fatale ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 17K
Poison Ivy (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A seductive teen befriends an introverted high school student and schemes her way into the lives of her wealthy family.
Style: sexy, erotic, serious, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: femme fatale, dangerous attraction, older man younger woman relationship, infidelity, sexual relations, destructive relationship, high school, dysfunctional family, manipulation, parents and children, manipulations, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Fatal Attraction (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A married man's one night stand comes back to haunt him when that lover begins to stalk him and his family.
Style: sexy, erotic, suspenseful, suspense, twist ending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual obsession, infidelity, adultery, extramarital affair, obsession, crimes of passion, family in danger, sexualized violence, dishonesty, danger, dangerous attraction, family problems ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.5
 8K
The Butcher (1970)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An unlikely friendship between a dour, working class butcher and a repressed schoolteacher coincides with a grisly series of Ripper-type murders in a provincial French town.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, gloomy, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, small town, opposites attract, psychopath, butcher, obsession, mystery, crimes, investigation, mind game, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.7
 26K
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 ⇓
71%
Body of Evidence (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sizzingly sexy Madonna leads a star-filled cast in this erotic thriller as a woman accused of killing a wealthy, elderly man through her insatiable sexual prowess.
Style: erotic, rough, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, crime, infidelity, seduction, femme fatale, dedicated lawyer, crimes, manipulation, dishonesty, manipulations, legal investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.9
 16K
The Crush (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A precocious and obsessive teenager develops a crush on a naive writer with harrowing consequences.
Style: sexy, suspenseful, psychological, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, obsessive love, dangerous attraction, mentally unstable, fatal attraction, false accusation, journalism, female psychopath, erotic thriller, crimes, teenage life, revenge ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Recently released from a mental hospital, Ricky ties up Marina, a film star he once had sex with and keeps her hostage.
Style: sexy, suspenseful, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: obsession, kidnapping, strong sexual content, porn actress, love and romance, mentally unstable, inferiority complex, porn star, filmmaking, prison, sexuality, psychology ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.4
 28K
Live Flesh (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A scorned ex-convict forces himself into the lives of the couple who put him behind bars.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, intense, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, strong sexual content, lust, paraplegic, bus, sexual relations, adultery, obsession, love triangle, desire, haunted by the past, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: spain, madrid, europe, barcelona spain, miami ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.5
 10K
The Collector (1965)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Freddie is an inept bank clerk with no future. His only hobby is collecting butterflies, which gives him a feeling of power and control that is otherwise totally missing from his life. He comes into a large sum of money, and buys himself a country ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, kidnapping, obsession, collector, mentally unstable, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, danger, confined, captivity, missing person, butterfly ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.3
 41K
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, dangerous attraction, psychopath, obsessive love, virginity, fatal attraction, danger, rapist, rivalry, crimes, family relations, teenager ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Poison Ivy: The New Seduction (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A sinister seductress vows to destroy a suburban family.
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: manipulation, nudity (topless - notable), murder, femme fatale, obsession, cheating boyfriend, betrayal, family, crimes, dishonesty, teenage life, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.1
 54K
Original Sin (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Mexico, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young man is plunged into a life of subterfuge, deceit and mistaken identity in pursuit of a femme fatale whose heart is never quite within his grasp
Style: sexy, erotic, atmospheric, suspense, romantic ...
Plot: dangerous attraction, femme fatale, passion, desire, obsession, couple relations, passionate sex, love and romance, sex, runaway, murder, false identity ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba, delaware, morocco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.3
 9K
Black Widow (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Federal agent Alexandra Barnes believes that Catherine Petersen is a serial killer who marries rich men and then murders them for their money. But since Catherine is seemingly a master of disguise and has multiple identities, Alexandra can't ...
Style: suspenseful, sexy, exciting, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: femme fatale, serial killer, investigation, dangerous attraction, danger, deadly, erotic thriller, crime, poison, fatal attraction, manipulation, secret identity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hawaii, usa, seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.1
 19K
Swimfan (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ben Cronin has it all: the admiration of his many friends, a terrific girlfriend, and he's on the fast-track to an athletic scholarship. Ben's rock-solid, promising future and romance are turned upside-down with the arrival of Madison ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, sexy, serious, psychological ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, stalking, female psychopath, dangerous attraction, high school, obsessive love, hospital, swimming, frame up, teenage life, insanity, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
When Will I Be Loved (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Feeling undervalued by her boyfriend, a young woman begins to explore her sexuality with other people.
Style: sexy, melancholic, talky, stylized, erotic ...
Plot: femme fatale, nudity (full frontal - brief), mind game, dishonesty, cons and scams, couples, power relations, love and romance, male female relationship, seduction, manipulation, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 1K
Roman (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Roman (Lucky McKee) is a lonely young man who yearns to find love, happiness and companionship. Tormented by his ungrateful co-workers and trapped in a life of tedium as a welder in a local factory, Roman's one pleasure is his obsession with ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: isolation, murder, factory, serial killer, mind game, psychopath, dangerous attraction, obsession, destructive relationship, mentally unstable, danger, stalking ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.5
 3K
Cherry Crush (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A High school Photographer breaks his own rules and falls in love with his teenage model
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, investigation, dangerous attraction, high school life, crimes, love and romance, teenage life, golf, female nudity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Comfort of Strangers (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An Italian diplomat's son follows and seduces English lovers in Venice.
Style: psychological, erotic, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: obsession, seduction, danger, couples, couple relations, love and romance, culture clash, investigation, murder, stranger, swingers, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: venice, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.3
 575
Night Eyes (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Beverly Hills home-security guard is seduced by a rock star's wife he monitors by video.
Style: erotic, realistic, sexy, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: infidelity, femme fatale, adultery, rock star, security guard, crumbling marriage, crimes, crime, sexual relations, voyeurism, investigation, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.9
 153
Heart of Stone (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A beautiful woman doesn't know if the killer is her lover ... or her husband ... or someone else!
Style: suspenseful, sexy, erotic, suspense, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, mysterious character, dangerous attraction, obsession, who done it, love affair, manipulation, mind game, manipulations, couples, infidelity, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Along Came a Spider (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a teacher kidnaps a girl from a prestigious school, homicide detective, Alex Cross takes the case and teams up with young security agent, Jezzie Flannigan in hope of finding the girl and stopping the brutal psychopath. Every second counts as ...
Style: surprise ending, psychological, suspenseful, twist ending, rough ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, kidnapping, psychologist, psychopath, profiler, serial murder, crime, crimes, investigation, ransom, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Perfect Wife (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Leah's brother dies in a car accident, she vows revenge on the doc who failed to save him.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, scary ...
Plot: murder, revenge, serial killer, femme fatale, psychopath, infidelity, couple relations, couples, family problems, crime, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%