Movies like Mother's Boys

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Mother's Boys (1993)
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Mother's Boys (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sexy but unstable wife and mother Jude walked out on her family three years ago. Now, just as suddenly, she is back. But her husband, Robert, has fallen in love with Callie, an assistant principal at his sons' school. He asks Jude for a divorce. She responds by trying to turn her three boys against Callie, then by slashing herself and blaming her rival and finally by drawing her 12-year-old, Kes, into a murderous plot.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, realistic, suspense, serious
Plot: psychopath, mentally unstable, obsession, family life, dysfunctional family, infidelity, family problems, family in danger, murder, stalking, hidden identity, vengeance, crimes, family relations, parents and children, couples, rivalry, mind game, dangerous attraction, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, incest, lawyer, graffiti, teenage boy ...
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to Mother's Boys

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and psychological films with plots about deadly, crimes, danger, murder, psychopath, couples and obsession mostly in Thriller, Drama and Horror genres. Some movies like Mother's Boys: Sleeping with the Enemy (1991), Malicious (1995), The Good Son (1993), Baby Monitor: Sound of Fear (1998), Adopting Terror (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Sleeping with the Enemy (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young woman fakes her own death in an attempt to escape her nightmarish marriage, but discovers it is impossible to elude her controlling husband.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: stalking, woman in danger, domestic violence, obsession, violent husband, starting over, psychopath, obsessive love, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, on the run, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1990
Place: usa, iowa, boston, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 5.0
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Malicious (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mystery woman turns vengeful after a college athlete dumps her following a one-night stand.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, college life, college, rivalry, crimes, athlete's life, psychopath, couples, medical student ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 41K
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: murder, problem child, children, parents and children, sociopath, disbelieving adult, manipulation, crimes, deception, sadism, child protagonist, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa, japan, asia, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Baby Monitor: Sound of Fear (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A neglectful mother overhears her husband on the telephone at their workplace talking with their babysitter. She discovers they are having an affair and are going to have a baby. She concocts an evil plan to win back her husband and remove the girl ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, nanny, vengeance, family in danger, babies and infants, crimes, criminal heroes, crumbling marriage, rivalry, dishonesty, family problems ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Adopting Terror (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tim and Cheryl Broadbent are excited to finally adopt Mona, a beautiful baby girl. But when the baby's biological father starts stalking them, their world turns upside down: through intimidation, manipulation, and violence, he is determined to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, rough
Plot: psychopath, stalking, murder, family in danger, crimes, family problems, parents and children, adoption, husband wife relationship, rivalry, domestic disturbance, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Love Thy Neighbor (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Plagued by flashbacks of a violent home invasion, Laura Benson is on the brink of a nervous breakdown. Looking for a fresh start, she and her husband sell their house and relocate to a seemingly idyllic gated community. But, little do the Bensons ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: stalking, psychopath, haunted by the past, family in danger, obsession, mind game, family problems, vengeance, social decay, heist, murder, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Man of Her Dreams (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After suspecting her husband is playing the field, a nervous woman finds a sympathetic ear in the form of a strange man. The drawback is that her sensitive new-found friend is an obsessive psychopath.
Style: sexy, sexual, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, infidelity, stalking, couples, dangerous attraction, crimes, couple relations, obsession, dishonesty, neglectful husband, neglected wife, blackmail ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.3
 4K
Devil's Pond (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: What starts out as a romantic honeymoon on a deserted island turns into a horrible nightmare as Julianne discovers that her new husband is psychotic...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, serious, psychological, scary
Plot: woman in danger, psychopath, isolation, honeymoon, couple relations, newlyweds, island, insanity, love and romance, family problems, confined, wilderness ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Ex (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In order to get her husband back, an architect's psycho ex-wife kills everybody she can get her hands on.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, bleak, scary
Plot: psychopath, family in danger, murder, vengeance, obsession, crimes, family life, manipulation, architect, woman in danger, parents and children, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.5
 1K
Blue Smoke (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After witnessing an uncontrollable blaze burn her family's pizzeria to the ground when she was just 11 old, it's no wonder that Reena decides to become an arson investigator. Now, years later, she decides to visit the old neighborhood, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, tense, suspense
Plot: obsession, psychopath, fire, female protagonist, crimes, mind game, rivalry, romance, couples, stalking, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 12K
Hush (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jackson and Helen are in love and about to have their first child when they move in with Jackson's mother, Martha, in order to take care of the family estate. But all is not well in this household. Martha is jealous of her son's affection ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: domineering mother, mentally unstable, dysfunctional family, family relations, farm, family problems, parents and children, couple relations, manipulation, woman in danger, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, pregnancy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: kentucky, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 3K
Dark Harbor (1998)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A bickering couple drive fast through a downpour to catch the last ferry to their island retreat. In a flash, they recognize a crumpled body laying at the side of the road after much argument they stop, only to find a young boy battered and bruised. ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, surprise ending, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, island, mysterious character, mind game, dangerous attraction, family in danger, couples, crimes, love triangle, couple relations, infidelity, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 620
Natural Enemy (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: William McNamara plays a young man who was given away by his mother at birth, seeking revenge on her for abandoning him.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, adoption, dishonesty, crimes, parents and children, family problems, family relations, couples, uncover truth, betrayal ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.4
 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: serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, isolation, factory, psychopath, obsession, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, mind game, serial killer, fall in love, stalking, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Table for One (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A wife, her two-timing husband and a flirting neighbor are unpredictable competitors in a warped game that turns into a life-or-death affair.
Style: sexy, tense, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, mind game, love affair, obsession, love triangle, couple relations, vengeance, family problems, couples, wedding, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.2
 744
Clean Break (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dramatic thriller about a couple who own an advertising agency. The husband apparently commits suicide, but the police and the insurance company decide to investigate his death.
Style: twists and turns, tense, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, obsession, investigation, betrayal, infidelity, crimes, stalking, love, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, woman in danger, corrupt officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
 434
Asunder (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Chance Williams (Underwood), a man whose life is torn apart when his wife and unborn child are killed in a bizarre accident. Chance comes to believe Lauren (Morgan), wife to best friend Michael (Beach), is the only woman who can love and help him, ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, gloomy, suspenseful ...
Plot: stalking, pregnancy, dealing with death, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, love and romance, crimes, best friends, beach, psychopath, couples, family problems ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.0
 2K
Foreclosed (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a young family moves into a foreclosed house, the previous owner begins a campaign of intimidation and terror. The deranged man will stop at nothing to get his home back.
Style: tense, psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: family in danger, psychopath, family problems, stalking, family in crisis, murder, stalker, deception, domestic disturbance, house, deaf woman, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, tense, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, revenge, psychopath, femme fatale, serial killer, couples, family problems, couple relations, infidelity, dishonesty, crimes, female psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Lured Innocence (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A reporter sent to cover a murder trial discovers a web of deceit stemming from a torrid affair.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: crimes, small town life, infidelity, obsession, investigation, family problems, who done it, couple relations, couples, murder, extramarital affair, journalism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Single White Female 2: The Psycho (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A warped woman takes deadly measures to help a new roommate get rid of her problems.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female psychopath, psychopath, obsession, murder, woman in danger, mentally unstable, seduction, female killer, roommate, female assassin, murderer, girlfriend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.7
 2K
The Fan (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A record store clerk is an obsessed fan of an actress of stage and screen (Lauren Bacall). However when his letters are rejected, the fan strikes out at the actresses friends, then at her.
Style: suspenseful, slasher, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, stalking, murder, maniac, obsessed fan, woman in danger, actor's life, mentally unstable, crimes, price of fame, fanatic, actress ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.3
 359
The Operator (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A scoundrel is tormented by a seemingly-omniscent telephone operator.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, talky ...
Plot: gambling, infidelity, vengeance, mind game, family in danger, false accusation, family problems, couples, investigation, womanizer, downfall, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 5.4
 552
Darkness Falls (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With his pregnant wife at death's door after a car crash, desperate husband John Barrett invades the home of Mark Driscoll and his rich, neglected wife Sally. He holds the couple hostage in order to understand the events that led to his wife ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious ...
Plot: captivity, hostage, family problems, couples, confined, vengeance, haunted by the past, estate, dishonesty, crimes, infidelity, cheating wife ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Hollywood film executive gets blackmailed by a derelict who uses some damaging information to move into his house and take over his perfect life for himself.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: frame up, manipulation, mind game, dishonesty, psychopath, false accusation, murder, protagonist as suspect, crime gone awry, disorder, dangerous attraction, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.7
 29K
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, neo noir, tense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: psychopath, family in danger, stalking, small town, crimes, revenge, chase, murder, lawyer, manic, obsession, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Kate's Addiction (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A psychotic woman becomes dangerously jealous when her best friend begins dating a handsome man. She will stop at nothing to keep the two apart, even if it means destroying their relationship or even murdering one of them.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, obsession, lesbian sex, psychopath, couples, dangerous attraction, drug abuse, addiction, college, wedding, crimes, best friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
My Daughter's Keeper (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An American writer in England takes his children and a newly hired nanny on a trip to South Africa while his wife, a reporter, is on assignment. He has an affair with the nanny, but when he refuses to leave his wife for her, the nanny gets her ...
Style: serious, sexy, realistic, tense, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, kidnapping, nanny, murder, obsession, psychopath, investigation, graphic violence, sexual content, love affair, journalism, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Bleeding House (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Smiths -- a family with a secret past -- are visited by a sweet-talking southern gentleman who is looking for small town humanity. But they'll soon find out that kindness towards strangers is not always rewarded, and the secretive ...
Style: rough, serious, scary, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, psychopath, mysterious character, family life, obsession, vengeance, haunted by the past, family problems, crimes, violent death, family secret, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.3
 1K
Born Bad (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young woman (Bonnie Dennison) falls for a mysterious man (Michael Welch) who reveals his dark side.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: family relations, dishonesty, hidden identity, dangerous attraction, disorder, couples, crimes, confined, psychopath, murder, father daughter relationship, stepmother stepdaughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%