Movies like Parallel Lives

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Parallel Lives (1994)
 4.9
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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: reunion, class reunion, secret, murder, lingerie, old friend, senator, hustler, fraternity, weekend, fight

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Most similar movies to Parallel Lives

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and psychological films with plots about murder, crimes, investigation, deadly, secret, dishonesty and mystery mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Parallel Lives: Separate Lives (1995), Turnabout (2016), As Good as Dead (1995), Broken Vows (1987), Sister, Sister (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.0
 664
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: realistic, suspenseful, psychological, mind bending, serious
Plot: murder, split personality, obsession, repression, mental illness, professor, schizophrenia, police, psychology, amateur detective, legal investigation, crimes ...
Time: 90s
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95%
 5.3
 2K
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.
Plot: strip club, motel, murder, reunion, one night, drug overdose, marital problem, childhood friends, childhood friend
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: murder, female stockinged legs, pantyhose, black pantyhose, secret, secret identity, father, brother, hospital
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.5
 210
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: murder, catholic mass, mass, gay, self doubt, art gallery, career change, murder investigation, suicide attempt, male female relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 5.4
 749
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: psychological, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, gothic
Plot: murder, ghost, psychopath, swamp, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, investigation, crimes, mystery, confined, uncover truth, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: realistic, psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, college, pregnancy, urban legend, party, psychopath, suicide, crimes, college life, urban, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: teacher, class reunion, murder, obsession, hostage, kidnapping, danger, tape over mouth, investigation
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Status: Unknown (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After a lively high school reunion, Jessica and Cynthia reconnect with their childhood friend Karen and vow to stay in close communication online. After a year of cheerful daily status updates, Karen begins to post some strange updates to her life. ...
Style: offbeat, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: high school, singleness, mystery, couple relations, price of justice, uncover truth, life is a bitch, love and romance, best friends, reunion, looking for love, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ 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, serious, mind bending, cynical, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, law enforcement, who done it, manipulations, reluctant partners, mystery, crime, sexual relations, riddles and clues, crimes, dangerous attraction, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, revenge, dark secret, prank, friendship, secret, corpse, ex convict
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: offbeat, realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous
Plot: ghost, doubt, adolescence vs adulthood, unfulfillment, supernatural ability, singleness, looking for love, couples, family problems, introspection, lifestyle, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 20s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.8
 199
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, bikini, seduction, investigation, femme fatale, socialite, love, sex, erotica
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, serious
Plot: murder, police officer killed, social worker, life is a bitch, crimes, obsession, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, fall in love, going straight, injustice ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, serious, mind bending, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, murder, fall in love, dancer's life, serial killer, law enforcement, dishonesty, couples, love and romance, tough law enforcer, mystery, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
 304
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, fall in love, love and romance, frame up, deadly, couples, dishonesty, mystery, romance, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.4
 992
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
Plot: murder, politics, arab, political conspiracy, political corruption, stock broker, deadly, dishonesty, government agency, investigation, state affairs, unlikely partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: middle east, manhattan new york city, spain, saudi arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 ...
Plot: stalking, pubic hair, panties, erotica, murder, female nudity, sexploitation, sex, bare breasts, kiss, mini skirt, masturbation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.6
 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: suspenseful, serious, psychological, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: murder, stalking, memory loss, uncover truth, mystery, mysterious character, who done it, protagonist as suspect, deadly, dishonesty, haunted by the past, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Murder in Peyton Place (1977)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A former resident of the town of Peyton Place, now wealthy and powerful, secretly returns to the town and sets in motion a spate of killings designed as revenge for past wrongs.
Plot: courtroom, murder, secret, flashback, dog, pay phone, penthouse
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Love and Death in the Garden of the Gods (1972)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A German ornithologist casually discovers some old tapes on which a psychologist has recorded the mysterious doings happened into those isolated walls. So he learns about a gloomy story of incestuous loves and trivial betrayals that will lead to a ...
Style: psychological
Plot: psychologist, murder, incest, whodunit, secret, betrayal, love, voyeur, outdoor sex, audio tape, incestuous desire, gun in mouth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.2
 421
Deceptions (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: Twin sisters trade places with unexpected results.
Plot: romance, female stockinged legs, yacht, murder, sister, library, housewife, twin sister, twins, dual role, mistaken identity
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.3
 754
Cold Heaven (1991)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An adulterous woman's faith in God is tested when her husband dies and miraculously comes back to life.
Style: realistic, sexual, serious, psychological, mind bending ...
Plot: supernatural, family problems, deadly, crimes, dealing with death, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, love and romance, reincarnation, redemption, investigation, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me - The Missing Pieces (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The long-awaited missing pieces from the original version of the film – nearly an hour-and-a-half of deleted/alternate scenes from Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me – often referred to as the “holy grail” of Twin Peaks fandom.
Style: enigmatic, disturbing, psychological, scary, based on cult tv series
Plot: investigation, secret, fbi, sheriff, salvation, serial killer, murder, corpse, doppelganger, small town, dead girl, surrealism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: tense, captivating, suspenseful, twists and turns, dark ...
Plot: investigation, murder, rape, secret, investigator, justice, haunted by the past, search, suspect, police, evidence, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s, year 1974, 2000s
Place: argentina, latin america, harvard university, south america, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Darker Than Amber (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rod Taylor plays John D. MacDonald's famous Florida PI Travis McGee. Professional beach bum and 'knight errant' Travis McGee goes up against psychotic body-builder Terry Bartell. McGee pulls out all the stops when he joins a Carribean ...
Plot: murder, rescue, private detective, revenge, cruise ship, boat, fight
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
 11K
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: emotional, tense, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, neo noir, danger, life is a bitch, wound, debt, friendship, fight, gay, crime, woman in danger, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Out of Annie's Past (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Annie's got a secret past she's eager to hide from her husband and her family. An iconclastic bounty hunter blackmails her to keep that past a secret. As the stakes increase, though, so do the ruthless and brutal actions of all those ...
Plot: secret, blackmail, mafia, murder, threat, bounty hunter
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Caroline at Midnight (1994)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A policeman's wife falls for a reporter who suspects her husband of corruption and murder.
Plot: corruption, murder, secret, husband, neo-noir, seduction, erotica, female nudity, bare breasts, neo noir, breasts, sex scene ...
⇓ 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: rough, serious, thought provoking, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, investigation, journalism, life is a bitch, crime, uncover truth, crimes, mystery, manhunt, who done it, media, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Sideline Secrets (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: "Sideline Secrets" follows the story of high-schooler Devon Tyler. With the perfect girlfriend, a successful family, being at the top of his class and about to graduate, all seems perfect. However underneath it all, all is not what it ...
Plot: gay, masturbation, affair, male nudity, teenager, bartender, nightclub, psychiatrist, secret, psychology, homosexual, high school ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%