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Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? (1996)
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Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Laurel has the boyfriend of her dreams, Kevin. He can and will do anything for her. He is totally devoted to her but the downside is that he won't leave her alone. When she tries to get some distance he responds with aggressiveness. It finally dawns on Laurel that he is not good for her. Laurel's mother Jessica has already started to suspect that something is wrong with his background.
Style: suspense, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, cult film
Plot: obsession, woman in danger, paranoia, visceral, crimes of passion, crimes, psychopath, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, stalking, fall in love, danger, couples, dangerous attraction, deadly, stalker, slasher, false identity, mother daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fatal attraction
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa

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Fear (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
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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
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The Boy Next Door (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Sleeping with the Enemy (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
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Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1990, 20th century
Place: usa, iowa, boston, san francisco
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High Noon (2009)
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Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
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Shadow of Fear (2012)
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Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Place: usa
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Friend of the Family II (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
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Place: new orleans
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Duration: 90 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
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Country: USA
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
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