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: class reunion, reunion, weekend, fraternity, senator, hustler, old friend, lingerie, fight, murder, secret

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and psychological films with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, investigation, dishonesty, mystery and female nudity mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Parallel Lives: Separate Lives (1995), Broken Vows (1987), As Good as Dead (1995), Dead Man's Curve (1998), Sister, Sister (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 5.0
 627
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending, psychological
Plot: psychology, professor, schizophrenia, police, split personality, obsession, mental illness, murder, repression, crime, amateur detective, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s
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95%
 5.7
 199
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, gay, murder investigation, mass, career change, self doubt, art gallery, catholic mass, suicide attempt
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56%
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, secret identity, black pantyhose, secret, pantyhose, female stockinged legs, brother, father, hospital
⇓ 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological, tense ...
Plot: murder, college, suicide, psychopath, party, pregnancy, urban legend, urban, roommate, crimes, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 5.6
 717
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, serious, suspenseful, psychological, gothic
Plot: murder, siblings relations, ghost, swamp, psychopath, mind game, sibling relationship, mystery, dysfunctional family, isolation, who done it, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: serious, rough, realistic, sexual, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, mystery, femme fatale, reluctant partners, serial killer, manipulations, crime, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, who done it, police investigation, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ 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: teacher, obsession, murder, class reunion, danger, investigation, hostage, kidnapping
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, touching
Plot: prediction, doubt, ghost, battle of the sexes, crumbling marriage, break-up, introspection, infidelity, looking for love, singleness, family gatherings, dull life ...
Time: 20s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 5.6
 946
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, serious, realistic, tense, atmospheric
Plot: social worker, police officer killed, murder, starting over, false accusation, frame up, righting the wronged, crimes, danger, dishonesty, going straight, investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.6
 329K
The Illusionist (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 110 min.
Story: With his eye on a lovely aristocrat, a gifted illusionist named Eisenheim uses his powers to win her away from her betrothed, a crowned prince. But Eisenheim's scheme creates tumult within the monarchy and ignites the suspicion of a dogged ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, captivating, stylized, twists and turns ...
Plot: forbidden love, wizards and magicians, secret, love triangle, magical, murder, investigation, death, obsession, rivalry, magic, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s, 1880s, victorian era ...
Place: austria, vienna, england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.3
 958
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, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: arab, politics, murder, investigation, cons and scams, oil, political corruption, dishonesty, amateur detective, government agency, protagonist as suspect, unlikely partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: middle east, saudi arabia, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 293
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, castle, hidden identity, love affair, romance, family life, mystery, crimes, dishonesty, love and romance, investigation, false accusation ...
Time: 90s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 729
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: serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: supernatural, betrayal, dealing with death, murder, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, clergy, crumbling marriage, investigation, redemption, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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: serious, atmospheric, sexual, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: stalking, murder, mystery, mysterious character, protagonist as suspect, threesome, airport, manipulations, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Desire and Deception (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
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, psycho sexual, jacuzzi, revolver, orgasm, sunglasses, nipples, silencer, threesome, mini skirt, murder, sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: best friends, high school, mystery, couples, uncover truth, couple relations, looking for love, singleness, price of justice, reunion, stoners, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, twists and turns, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, murder, secret, rape, crime, investigator, justice, vengeance, writing, passion, partner, suspect ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 90s, 2000s, year 1974
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.6
 10K
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: sexual, erotic, disturbing, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: captivity, obsession, unfulfilled love, sexual dysfunction, strong sexual content, dangerous attraction, estate, sexual relations, isolation, kidnapping, confined, power relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 6.4
 8K
Shanghai (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: China, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An American man returns to a corrupt, Japanese-occupied Shanghai four months before Pearl Harbor and discovers his friend has been killed. While he unravels the mysteries of the death, he falls in love and discovers a much larger secret that his own ...
Style: suspense, stylized, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, investigation, neo noir, mystery, uncover truth, political conspiracy, fall in love, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, state affairs, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1941
Place: asia, china, shanghai china, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Constant Gardener (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA, China
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Justin Quayle is a low-level British diplomat who has always gone about his work very quietly, not causing any problems. But after his radical wife Tessa is killed he becomes determined to find out why, thrusting himself into the middle of a very ...
Style: tense, stylized, captivating, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: aids, murder, investigation, corruption, diplomat, death, cancer, morgue, political corruption, cover up, grief, doctor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, kenya, sudan, england, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.5
 7K
Gang Related (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two corrupt cops have a successful, seemingly perfect money making scheme- they sell drugs that they seize from dealers, kill the dealers, and blame the crimes on street gangs. Their scheme is going along smoothly until they kill an undercover DEA ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, brutality, frame up, buddy, stripper, surgeon, crime, bail bondsman, police detective, cons and scams, police corruption, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: investigation, murder, betrayal, crimes, crime, deadly, mystery, dishonesty, law enforcement, dancer's life, serial killer, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s
⇓ 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, mind bending
Plot: murder, mystery, amish, witnessing a crime, police investigation, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, terrorism, innocence lost, religions or cults, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: serious, disturbing, realistic, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, murder, journalism, crime, serial killer, manhunt, mystery, uncover truth, who done it, crimes, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.3
 393
Deceptions (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: Twin sisters trade places with unexpected results.
Plot: romance, twin sister, housewife, sister, twins, mistaken identity, dual role, library, yacht, murder, female stockinged legs
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: drug dealer, murder, love, undercover, widow, death of husband, cocaine, falling in love, drug addict, undercover cop, police, stolen money ...
Place: california, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.4
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Fascination (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Young Scott Doherty (Adam Garcia) gets suspicious when his mother (Jacqueline Bisset) plans to wed Oliver Vance (Stuart Wilson) soon after her husband's untimely death. Scott investigates with Oliver's pretty daughter, Kelly (Alice Evans), ...
Style: sexual, serious, sexy, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, neo noir, beach, strong sexual content, dangerous attraction, love affair, mystery, romance, death in the family, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.5
 3K
November (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Sophie Jacobs is going through the most difficult time of her life. Now, she just has to find out if it's real.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, photographer, store, post traumatic stress disorder, professor, polaroid, crimes, mystery, deadly, investigation, interracial relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
One Hour Fantasy Girl (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A 20 year old girl, sick of being broke, begins work as a "fantasy girl" where she acts out any fantasy a guy wants as long as no sex is involved and is 100% legal.
Style: suspense
Plot: dream, gang, mother, abusive mother, whip, alcoholic, apartment, coming of age, e mail, website, meditation, hustler ...
Place: midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.0
 49K
Original Sin (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Mexico, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young man is plunged into a life of subterfuge, deceit and mistaken identity in pursuit of a femme fatale whose heart is never quite within his grasp
Style: sexy, atmospheric, suspense, erotic, romantic ...
Plot: love and romance, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, couple relations, passionate sex, obsession, passion, cons and scams, murder, sex, desire, seduction ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s
Place: cuba, latin america, delaware, morocco, havana cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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