Movies like Parallel Lives

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Parallel Lives (1994)
 4.6
 328
Parallel Lives (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A college reunion turns into a tangled web of passion, romance and intrigue as old friends and enemies catch up with each other's lives. Includes a long list of stars.
Style: offbeat
Plot: high school reunion, fight, murder, fraternity, old love, secret, senator, old friend, hustler, weekend, reunion, lingerie, female director, class reunion

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and psychological films with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, investigation, mystery, dishonesty and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Parallel Lives: Separate Lives (1995), As Good as Dead (1995), The Weekend Away (2022), Sister, Sister (1987), Dead Man's Curve (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.9
 904
Separate Lives (1995)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The e-cop Tom Beckwith has just quit his police job in order to study psychology. But his professor, Lauren Porter, is more interested in his criminology abilities than in his progress in psychology. Because of traumatic circumstances during her ...
Style: serious, realistic, mind bending, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: schizophrenia, repression, split personality, obsession, mental illness, murder, psychology, professor, police, ex-cop, power relations, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
As Good as Dead (1995)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Susan switches identities with her new friend Nicole, so that Nicole can pay for her medical bills with Susan's insurance. Then Susan finds herself trapped in her new identity when Nicole ends up dead under questionable circumstances.
Plot: body swapping, murder, secret identity, brother, hospital, father, secret, black pantyhose, female stockinged legs, pantyhose
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Weekend Away (2022)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When her best friend vanishes during a girls' trip to Croatia, Beth races to figure out what happened. But each clue yields another unsettling deception.
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: murder, weekend, mystery, accused of murder, mysterious disappearance, disappearance, murder mystery, investigation, framed for murder, murder investigation, girlfriend, victim ...
Place: croatia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Sister, Sister (1987)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A congressional aide (Eric Stoltz) explores an old Louisiana mansion two kooky sisters (Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judith Ivey) run as a guest house.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, gothic ...
Plot: swamp, murder, ghost, family relations, psychopath, siblings relations, isolation, uncover truth, woman in danger, who done it, dysfunctional family, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Dead Man's Curve (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two roommates plan to kill a third to take advantage of college policy giving a 4.0 grade to a suicide's roommates.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, college, urban legend, pregnancy, psychopath, suicide, youth, dishonesty, crimes, legends and myths, college life, campus ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Simian Line (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Simian Line is an American improvisational film, released in 2001. When Katharine (Lynn Redgrave) throws a party on Halloween, a psychic called Arnita (Tyne Daly) predicts that one of the three couples present at the party will break up by the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: breakup, family relations, ghost, introspection, looking for love, love and romance, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, supernatural ability, family problems, dull life, couples ...
Time: 1920s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.5
 288
Broken Vows (1987)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Father Joseph Hennessey visits the home of one of his parishioners to offer last rights,he becomes embroiled in a plot which ultimately shakes his faith to its very foundation. Intrigued by the dying man's mention of "Nim," and ...
Plot: suicide attempt, murder, self doubt, career change, art gallery, murder investigation, gay, priest in love, male female relationship, catholic mass, mass
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Terror Stalks the Class Reunion (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A beautiful young detective goes to the rescue of a teacher kidnapped by a former student.
Plot: high school reunion, teacher, murder, obsession, hostage, investigation, kidnapping, tape over mouth, danger
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Traces of Red (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jack, a Palm Beach detective, becomes involved in a case of multiple murders. All the women can be linked to Jack in some way. Jack and his partner have no leads, but numerous suspects. The murders continue, along with anonymous letters from the ...
Style: rough, sexy, mind bending, cynical, erotic ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, serial killer, manipulation, police detective, couples, who done it, sexual relations, riddles and clues, dangerous attraction, crimes, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Desire and Deception (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After succumbing to a night of passion with gorgeous Kate Collins, married Eric Roarke discovers the mysterious temptress won't give him up easily. Eric's life spirals out of control as Kate's increasingly possessive behavior ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, psycho sexual, sexploitation film
Plot: stalking, femme fatale, sexploitation, murder, obsession, life turned upside down, adultery, husband wife relationship, erotica, private detective, sex in office, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.5
 275
Deceptions (1990)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a wealthy socialite kills her husband, she claims self-defense. The cop assigned to the case is suspicious but becomes obsessed with the sensual young woman.
Plot: police, murder, duplicity, investigation, erotica, love, seduction, sex, femme fatale, female nudity, socialite, woman seduces a man ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 11K
Turnabout (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A troubled man survives a suicide attempt. He calls an old friend to rescue him in the middle of the night. Their journey is just beginning, and by daybreak, a tragedy will surface.
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, tragic
Plot: suicide attempt, murder, motel, marital problem, childhood friend, drug overdose, strip club, self discovery, self destructing, tragic event, relationship problems, suicide ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
What We Did That Night (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ex-con Henry (Rick Schroder) returns to town after being released from prison and contacts his old college frat members about a murder that they committed years earlier. They have to return to move the body to a new location before it is ...
Plot: murder, mockery, ex convict, dark secret, corpse, prank, friendship, secret, revenge, digging a grave
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Past Midnight (1991)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man gets out of prison after 15 years for stabbing his wife to death, and his social worker becomes convinced he was innocent. As she researches his case, and interviews other people who were involved, she begins to fall in love with him, as her ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, social worker, police officer killed, obsession, fall in love, frame up, false accusation, righting the wronged, injustice, crimes, going straight, investigation ...
Time: 90s, year 1975, year 1991
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, serious, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: investigation, murder, tough law enforcer, love and romance, mystery, dishonesty, serial killer, crimes, betrayal, dancer's life, law enforcement, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 351
Duel of Hearts (1991)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lady Caroline Faye meets Lord Vane Brecon and is attracted to him. When she finds out that he is being accused of a murder he did not commit, she sets out to prove him innocent
Style: realistic, touching
Plot: murder, hidden identity, castle, couples, family relations, crimes, romance, love and romance, investigation, dishonesty, mystery, false accusation ...
Time: 90s, 19th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.4
 1K
Rollover (1981)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An Arab oil organization devises a plan to wreck the world economy in order to cause anarchy and chaos.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful, political thriller
Plot: murder, politics, conspiracy, arab, political conspiracy, workplace intrigue, cons and scams, political corruption, political unrest, chaos and mayhem, stock broker, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: middle east, manhattan new york city, new york, saudi arabia, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.2
 24K
Color of Night (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When New York psychiatrist Bill Capa visits Los Angeles to take over his murdered colleague's therapy group, he finds himself embroiled in the thick of a mystery when he bumps into Rose and begins a torrid affair.
Style: sexy, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, mental illness, psychiatrist, murder, mystery, mysterious character, group therapy, investigation, secret identity, uncover truth, paranoia, therapist ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Spiral Staircase (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: People are trapped in a house with a killer.
Style: enigmatic, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: dark and stormy night, serial killer, secret, sheriff, murder, mansion, stranded, storm, brother, mute, island, mute woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.5
 2K
Siesta (1987)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Claire (an American) wakes up in a terrible state at the end of a runway in Spain. As she tries to account for her state (blood-soaked and bruised), she has flashbacks from the past few days. She thinks she's killed someone, but isn't ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: murder, stalking, mystery, uncover truth, memory loss, mysterious character, who done it, dishonesty, crimes, protagonist as suspect, sexual relations, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 12K
The Deep End (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: With her husband Jack perpetually away at work, Margaret Hall raises her children virtually alone. Her teenage son is testing the waters of the adult world, and early one morning she wakes to find the dead body of his gay lover on the beach of their ...
Style: neo noir, emotional, twists and turns, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, gay, life is a bitch, wound, debt, fight, friendship, crimes, woman in danger, graphic violence, family relations, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
An Amish Murder (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In "An Amish Murder", the peaceful Amish farming community of Painter’s Mill, Ohio, is shattered when a series of brutal murders leaves the town with a sense of frailty and loss of innocence. Among the most affected by the tragedy was ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, mind bending, serious, realistic
Plot: amish, murder, police investigation, religions or cults, crimes, society, law enforcement, mystery, witnessing a crime, performer's life, terrorism, innocence lost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.0
 150
Insidious (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Times are tough for talented, twenty-one year old filmmaker, Donny Rocconi. He grew up in New York City, a place where either you learn fast, or lose everything. Estranged from his mother, and never knowing his dead father, Donny sets out to collect ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, realistic
Plot: betrayal, vengeance, gangsters, dishonesty, crimes, cafe, city life, murder, criminal heroes, filmmaking, urban ghetto life, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 5.6
 686
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: mind bending, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: investigation, hitman, murder, insurance, police detective, couples, crimes, law enforcement, mystery, dishonesty, husband wife relationship, police ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later.
Style: suspense, tense, twists and turns, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, rape, investigator, murder, evidence, haunted by the past, police, secret, lawyer, justice, suspect, uncover truth ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s, 2000s, year 1974
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina, harvard university, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Who Killed Atlanta's Children? (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: From 1979 to 1981, 29 African-American males, mostly children, were either missing or found murdered in metro Atlanta. The cases plagued the city until 1982, when Wayne Wiiliams was convicted of the murders of two adult men. Authorities then ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, murder, journalism, serial killer, uncover truth, who done it, psychopath, mystery, law enforcement, legal, crimes, manhunt ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlanta georgia, usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Good German (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An American journalist arrives in Berlin just after the end of World War Two. He becomes involved in a murder mystery surrounding a dead GI who washes up at a lakeside mansion during the Potsdam negotiations between the Allied powers. Soon his ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic, serious, neo noir ...
Plot: murder, war criminal, black market, investigation, post war, mystery, haunted by the past, uncover truth, military, love affair, war correspondent, love of one's life ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1945, post world war two, 1930s
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Dangerous Heart (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A cop begins to turn to booze and cocaine during a tough undercover assignment. When a big drug-buy goes sour and the cop ends up with a million in cash, he decides to take off with the money. The drug dealer catches up with him, but he dies before ...
Plot: murder, love, drug dealer, undercover, fall in love, drug money, police, police officer, suitcase of money, cocaine, stolen money, drug addict ...
Place: oakland california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 2.9
 240
The Wind (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An ancient wind carries with it omens of the apocalypse, stirring the pride and envy of a group of college kids to murderous rage. Michael Mongillo's directorial debut is a lyrical, meditative film charged with sex and violence.
Plot: idiot, caucasian, murder, lie, white bra, bra and panties, lingerie, panties, white panties, kissing, gay kiss, bra ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.7
 12K
Boxing Helena (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A top surgeon is besotted with a beautiful woman who once ditched him. Unable to come to terms with life without her, he tries to convince her that they need each other. She has other ideas, but an horrific accident leaves her at his mercy. The plot ...
Style: disturbing, erotic, bleak, sexual, psychological ...
Plot: amputation, obsession, obsessive love, crimes of passion, captivity, power relations, unfulfilled love, sexual dysfunction, confined, estate, doctor, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%