Movies like Parallel Lives

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Parallel Lives (1994)
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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: high school reunion, reunion, female director, class reunion, fight, secret, murder, lingerie, old friend, senator, old love, hustler, fraternity, weekend

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Most similar movies to Parallel Lives

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and psychological films with plots about murder, investigation, female director, crimes, deadly, mystery and dishonesty mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Parallel Lives: Separate Lives (1995), Turnabout (2016), Past Midnight (1991), As Good as Dead (1995), Criminal Passion (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious, mind bending
Plot: murder, obsession, split personality, repression, mental illness, ex-cop, schizophrenia, professor, police, psychology, dishonesty, amateur detective ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.4
 1K
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, drug overdose, murder, motel, suicide attempt, reunion, marital problem, childhood friend, one night, childhood friends
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, police officer killed, social worker, going straight, investigation, crimes, life is a bitch, false accusation, fall in love, dishonesty, stalking, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, female stockinged legs, pantyhose, brother, father, hospital, secret, secret identity, black pantyhose
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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, suspenseful, sexual, realistic, serious ...
Plot: investigation, murder, dishonesty, dancer's life, tough law enforcer, mystery, serial killer, love and romance, crimes, betrayal, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.4
 819
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: atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, serious, psychological thriller ...
Plot: murder, family relations, psychopath, ghost, swamp, siblings relations, family problems, confined, who done it, dysfunctional family, isolation, uncover truth ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: suspenseful, psychological, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: college, murder, urban legend, pregnancy, party, suicide, psychopath, deadly, youth, urban, college life, legends and myths ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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, atmospheric, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: murder, stalking, mystery, uncover truth, memory loss, who done it, mysterious character, danger, crimes, deadly, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 5.4
 240
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, suicide attempt, career change, self doubt, art gallery, mass, catholic mass, male female relationship, priest in love, gay, murder investigation
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, doubt, introspection, looking for love, lifestyle, love and romance, supernatural ability, dull life, family problems, couples ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: murder, obsession, teacher, class reunion, high school reunion, tape over mouth, kidnapping, hostage, danger, investigation
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, sexual, suspenseful, cynical, mind bending ...
Plot: femme fatale, serial killer, murder, prostitute, crime, danger, manipulations, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: best friends, looking for love, life is a bitch, uncover truth, mystery, couples, couple relations, love and romance, stoners, price of justice, high school, reunion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
House of Secrets (1993)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Marion Ravinel is trapped in an abusive spousal relationship. She forms a plan with her husband's former lover to kill him. However, the outcome turns out to be more than she planned on as she begins to believe that her husband has come back ...
Plot: female director, back from the dead, mistress, murder, adultery, extramarital affair, revenge, driven mad, cruelty, battered wife, abuse, husband wife relationship ...
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
 387
Face of Evil (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: On her wedding night, twenty-year-old Darcy Palmer empties her fiancé's bank account and flees to New York City. Along the way, she tries robbing Brianne Dwyer, who's heading to a New England college for her freshman year, and ends up ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: female director, stolen identity, murder, psychopath, artist, teenage girl, college student, roommate, college, painter
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: sexploitation film, suspense, suspenseful, tense, psycho sexual
Plot: stalking, femme fatale, murder, sexploitation, life turned upside down, obsession, adultery, husband wife relationship, danger, erotica, sunglasses, sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.6
 241
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, sex, erotica, seduction, love, femme fatale, socialite, investigation, bikini
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.1
 423
Extramarital (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An aspiring writer gets involved in the investigation of her best friend after she is killed while having an affair.
Style: suspenseful, sexual, tense, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, journalism, murder, infidelity, writers, uncover truth, love triangle, sexual relations, who done it, dangerous attraction, love affair, media ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, gloomy, disturbing, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, haunted by the past, investigation, disappearance, widow, love and romance, protagonist as suspect, mystery, crime, law enforcement, college ...
Time: 90s
Place: south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
 328
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: touching, realistic
Plot: murder, hidden identity, castle, love affair, frame up, false accusation, family life, crimes, mystery, investigation, romance, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 19th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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: suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic, political thriller
Plot: conspiracy, politics, murder, arab, political unrest, political conspiracy, cons and scams, chaos and mayhem, political corruption, workplace intrigue, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: middle east, new york, saudi arabia, spain, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 445
alaska.de (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A female teenager witnesses a murder in a desolate high density housing area on the outskirts of Berlin and is henceforth in danger.
Plot: high school friend, murder witness, female director, teenage crush, knife, gang, murder, falling in love, witness, fall in love
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.8
 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: bleak, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, sexual ...
Plot: captivity, obsessive love, obsession, crimes of passion, power relations, unfulfilled love, sexual dysfunction, mentally unstable, danger, dangerous attraction, estate, confined ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, friendship, grave digging, corpse, dark secret, ex convict, secret, prank, mockery, digging a grave
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
In the Heat of Passion II: Unfaithful (1994)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a wheelchair-bound wife dies from an apparent accident, her husband and his adult stepdaughter turn out to be lovers, who conspired to murder her. However, tensions surface when complications arise regarding her inheritance, and soon the ...
Plot: female director, seductress, affair, sex scene, wheelchair, older man younger woman, older man younger woman relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), older man younger woman sex, murder, guilty conscience, orgasm ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, psychotronic ...
Plot: dark and stormy night, serial killer, sheriff, murder, secret, mansion, stranded, thunderstorm, based on a novel, dead woman, storm, brother ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 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: neo noir, emotional, twists and turns, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, danger, life is a bitch, wound, debt, friendship, fight, crimes, crime, woman in danger, graphic violence, gay teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me - The Missing Pieces (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, USA
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
Plot: dead girl, investigation, secret, serial killer, fbi, sheriff, salvation, murder, doppelganger, corpse, small town, another dimension ...
Time: 80s
⇓ 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, investigator, murder, rape, secret, haunted by the past, search, police, evidence, lawyer, justice, suspect ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 20th century, year 1974, 2000s
Place: argentina, latin america, harvard university, south america, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Despite the Falling Snow (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In Cold War Moscow, a female spy steals secrets from an idealistic politician – and falls in love with him. Moscow, 1959: Katya (Rebecca Ferguson, Mission Impossible- Rogue Nation, The Girl on the Train, The White Queen), is young, beautiful – ...
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, touching
Plot: spy, cold war, secret, politics, love, espionage, female spy, communist, defection, desertion, danger, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 90s, 1960s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: soviet union, ussr, russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%