Movies like New Best Friend

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New Best Friend (2002)
 5.3
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New Best Friend (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alicia is a poor girl starting college. Hadley, Julianne and Sydney are three well-off girls in a row house. Classes begin and Alicia is paired with Hadley to work on a sociology class project. At first rejected, Alicia is finally accepted into Hadley's clique where she is introduced to a world of privilege and dangerous thrills. But her attempts to become one of them ultimately land her in the hospital.
Style: psychological, sexual, serious, realistic, sexy, erotic, intense, bad ending, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, college, party, sex, betrayal, eating disorder, sexuality, student, money, wealth, sheriff, police, fight, murder, teenage life, crimes, youth, teachers and students, student life, manipulations, couples, dishonesty, curses spells and rituals, police investigation, college life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa

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Most similar movies to New Best Friend

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and psychological films with plots about murder, crimes, betrayal, couples, police investigation, dishonesty and female nudity mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like New Best Friend: Gossip (2000), The In Crowd (2000), Swimfan (2002), Abandon (2002), The Roommate (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Gossip (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a beautiful college campus, something ugly is about to be spread around. A bit of gossip that was told is starting to take a frightening turn. Who could it have offended and how far will the person on the other side of the gossip handle the ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, rumor, gossip, investigation, mystery, college life, couples, dishonesty, teenage life, false accusation, crimes, youth ...
Time: 90s
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The In Crowd (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A mentally disturbed young woman takes a job at a posh country club and falls in with a clique of wealthy college kids where she's taken under the wing of the clique's twisted leader, who harbors some dark secrets too terrifying to tell.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, intense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, murder, social differences, mind game, manipulations, haunted by the past, youth, lifestyle, psychopath, dangerous attraction, crimes, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
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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: tense, suspenseful, serious, sexy, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, stalking, high school, hospital, swimming, dangerous attraction, frame up, teenage life, female psychopath, mental illness, murder, athlete ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.9
 9K
Abandon (2002)
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about a senior at one of America's most prestigious universities. Under enormous pressure to complete her thesis and earn a top job at one of the world's most competitive consulting firms, Katie is still coping ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: college, police detective, missing person, dancer, nightmare, party, alcohol, thesis, student life, mystery, investigation, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, athens greece, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.9
 33K
The Roommate (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Sara, a young design student from Iowa, arrives for college in Los Angeles, she is eager to fit in and get to know the big city. Her wealthy roommate, Rebecca, is more than eager to take Sara under her wing and show her the ropes. The two ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: obsession, mentally unstable, college, college life, roommate, danger, murder, medication, social relations, student life, woman in danger, female psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, campus, los angeles
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100%
 7.4
 94K
Brick (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A teenage loner pushes his way into the underworld of a high school crime ring to investigate the disappearance of his ex-girlfriend.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, talky, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, neo noir, murder, investigation, mystery, drug dealing, drugs, amateur detective, cocaine, deception, corpse, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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100%
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: erotic, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, murder, sex, mind game, legs, jacuzzi, obsession, nihilism, investigation, rivalry, power relations, unsupportive coworkers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, europe, scotland yard, san francisco
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32%
Perfect Stranger (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A journalist goes undercover to ferret out businessman Harrison Hill as her best friend's killer. Posing as one of his temps, she enters into a game of online cat-and-mouse.
Style: surprise ending, psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: investigation, mind game, murder, manipulations, uncover truth, dishonesty, mystery, hidden identity, seduction, secret, undercover, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Wild Things: Diamonds in the Rough (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Once again set in the oceanfront Florida city of Blue Bay, "Wild Things 3" tells the tale of snobby rich girl Marie Clifton. Although she lives the life of luxury, Marie's distraught over her stepfather not giving her a pair of ...
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, serious, sexy, erotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: threesome, rape accusation, murder, cons and scams, manipulations, investigation, frame up, dangerous attraction, teenage life, dishonesty, parole officer, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, dishonesty, mind game, power relations, cons and scams, couples, love and romance, male female relationship, sex, seduction, manipulation, character study ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.5
 199
Speed of Life (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Drew (Scott Caan) must care for his father, a former professor who can now barely communicate due to Alzheimer. Depressed and struggling to make ends meet, an old buddy tries to get him to become a pusher. He gets further drawn in by a new and ...
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: mental illness, downfall, parents and children, life is a bitch, adolescence vs adulthood, destructive relationship, single parent, family relations, life turned upside down, parent child relationship, father son relationship, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, manhattan, new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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31%
 4.6
 4K
8MM 2 (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An American diplomat and his fiancée venture into the sordid underworld of sex and pornography in Budapest, Hungary to find out who is blackmailing them with a porno video taken of them with a prostitute.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, erotic, sexual ...
Plot: kidnapping, bondage, prostitute, blackmail, danger, investigation, couples, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes, crime, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hungary, budapest, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, sexy, sexual, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, murder, dancer's life, love and romance, crimes, tough law enforcer, crime, mystery, serial killer, dishonesty, law enforcement, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, mind bending, gloomy, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, haunted by the past, infidelity, widow, suspect, disappearance, love and romance, crime, crimes, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.1
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Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, suspense, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: missing person, police investigation, mystery, disappearance, femme fatale, manipulation, missing wife, investigation, infidelity, protagonist as suspect, mind game, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s, 2000s
Place: missouri, usa, manhattan new york city, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.3
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True Crime (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mary Giordano is a bright, intelligent student who goes to a catholic school. She also has a addiction to mystery novels and detective magazines (hence the title of the movie), which inspire her to do her own detective work. When she starts snooping ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, police corruption, amateur detective, danger, psychopath, female detective, child murder, police investigation, crime, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, clever, serious, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, high school, dysfunctional family, guilt, americana, rape, trial, incest, obsession, alcohol abuse, society, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Whispers in the Dark (1992)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Psychiatrist Ann Hecker is ending one relationship and possibly starting an important new one, while finding that some of the sexual exploits her patients relate are weighing on her. Turning to a married friend from her research days for guidance, ...
Style: gloomy, sexy, sexual, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: protagonist as suspect, serial killer, female protagonist, sex, psychiatrist, erotic thriller, power relations, betrayal, investigation, danger, dangerous attraction, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Consenting Adults (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Richard and Priscilla Parker are an ordinary suburban couple whose lives are invaded and rocked by their hedonistic, secretive new neighbors, Eddy and Kay Otis.
Style: suspenseful, sexy, psychological, serious, tense ...
Plot: mate swapping, wife swapping, murder, betrayal, investigation, frame up, crime, dishonesty, manipulations, protagonist as suspect, deadly, adultery ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Hole (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four teenagers at a British private school secretly uncover and explore the depths of a sealed underground hole created decades ago as a possible bomb shelter.
Style: psychological, tense, twist ending, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, youth, psychologist, danger, twists & turns, isolation, mystery, school, bunker, survival, psychology, bulimia ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wales, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nudity (topless - notable), murder, femme fatale, obsession, betrayal, vengeance, manipulation, family, dangerous attraction, crimes, sexual relations, manipulations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 36K
Deception (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: As a corporate auditor who works in a number of different offices, Jonathan McQuarry wanders without an anchor among New York's power brokers. A chance meeting with charismatic lawyer Wyatt Bose leads to Jonathan's introduction to The ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, sexual ...
Plot: betrayal, frame up, hotel, deception, heist, lawyer, life turned upside down, cons and scams, intrigue, danger, teaching the ways of the world, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, europe, new york, spain, antarctica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, sexy, erotic ...
Plot: murder, high school student, bisexual, group sex, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, couples, womanizer, danger, police investigation, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 6.5
 69K
Awake (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: While undergoing heart surgery, a man experiences a phenomenon called ‘anesthetic awareness’, which leaves him awake but paralyzed throughout the operation. As various obstacles present themselves, his wife must make life-altering decisions ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: betrayal, dishonesty, uncover truth, surgery, couple relations, doctors and patients, parents and children, hospital, cons and scams, doctor patient relationship, conspiracy, health situation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.8
 12K
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 ...
Plot: murder, psychiatrist, extramarital affair, infidelity, betrayal, love triangle, family problems, femme fatale, gangsters, mystery, dangerous attraction, lust ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, political corruption, police, police investigation, mystery, dishonesty, crimes, partners against crime, law enforcement, fighting crime, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.7
 14K
The Dead Girl (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The clues to a young woman's death come together as the lives of seemingly unrelated people begin to intersect.
Style: psychological, bleak, disturbing, realistic, tense ...
Plot: newspaper, murder, missing person, investigation, vandalism, sexual abuse, therapist, forensics, hitchhiker, birthday, prostitute, fire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
 7K
Bad Timing (1980)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Alex Linden is a psychiatrist living in Vienna who meets Milena Flaherty though a mutual friend. Though Alex is quite a bit older than Milena, he's attracted to her young, carefree spirit. Despite the fact that Milena is already married, their ...
Style: erotic, sexual, psychological, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: obsession, overdose, nato, extramarital affair, love, inspector, psychiatrist, crimes, haunted by the past, love and romance, destructive relationship, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: austria, europe, paris france, morocco, campus ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.1
 820
Nobody's Life (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: It all began with a little white lie.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, sexual, psychological
Plot: bank, infidelity, dishonesty, couples, family life, unfulfillment, crimes, love and romance, cons and scams, college, family relations, terminal illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.8
 494
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, mind bending, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: investigation, murder, insurance, dishonesty, crime, mystery, crimes, danger, deadly, couples, law enforcement, hitman ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%