Movies like Passion and Paradise

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Passion and Paradise (1989)
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Passion and Paradise (1989)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Sir Harry Oakes is a wealthy magnate, living amongst the British aristocrats who have made their home in the Bahamas just prior to World War II. Their small community is one of privilege and status and when Sir Harry's beloved daughter marries a handsome but penniless gigolo, Alfred De Marigny, Sir Harry is outraged by the union. But before Sir Harry can break up the marriage he is brutally and viciously murdered and his son-in-law is the prime suspect. Nothing is as it appears and Sir Harry's death soon points towards intrigue and deception on an international scale.
Plot: gambling

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The River King (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Abel Grey is sent to investigate the death of a boy from an exclusive local school, who is found floating in the river. Fearing scandal, the school insists it was suicide. But after discovering from the boy's girlfriend, Carlin, that he was ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, enigmatic, disturbing, suspense
Plot: murder, mystery, uncover truth, investigation, school, private school, teenager, dishonesty, student life, crimes, chase, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Assumed Killer (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Bernard Salzmann's thriller Assumed Killer tells the tale of a reporter investigating a serial killer. After she suffers an accident and becomes an amnesiac, she begins to suspect her husband may be the person responsible for the brutal slayings
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: serial killer, memory loss, investigation, murder, life is a bitch, amateur detective, crimes, uncover truth, mystery, media, journalism, attorney ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
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The Wrong Bed: Naked Pursuit (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A woman mysteriously wakes up in a hotel handcuffed to a firefighter to find messages they left themselves the night before revealing that their lives are in danger.
Plot: hotel, caucasian, flashback, cancer, laboratory, scientist, hotel room, awkwardness, firefighter, handcuffs, bed, female director
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Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Women (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The film is divided into two segments, both set in Europe during WWII.
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Evidence of Blood (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When a brilliant crime writer investigates a 40-year-old murder, he confronts a small town's worst fears
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: electric chair, murder, small town, writers, death sentence, conspiracy, who done it, wrongfully committed, crimes, life is a bitch, investigation, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: georgia
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Hide (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Boston detective investigates the mummified remains of six women, based on a novel by Lisa Gardner.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, enigmatic
Plot: uncover truth, police investigation, serial killer, riddles and clues, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, strong female presence, deadly, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
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The President's Mistress (1978)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When Ben investigates the mysterious death of his sister, he is unaware that he is opening up a web of political intrigue. Ed Murphy, the White House Chief of Staff, becomes embroiled in a struggle to save the President from a humiliating scandal.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, infidelity, espionage, undercover, special agents, crimes, heroes, state affairs, dishonesty, adventure, government agency, politics ...
Time: 70s
Place: washington d.c.
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Tender Loving Care (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A worried husband hires a beautiful psychotherapist to nurse his delusional wife and help her deal with the death of their child in a car accident. However, the nurse starts playing mind games. Or is he just being paranoid?
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, erotic, interactive ...
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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, serious, mind bending, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Nightmare Street (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After saving her daughter from an accident Joanna wakes up in the hospital in an alternate world where nothing is as it should be. Someone else lives in her house, her daughter is gone and everyone calls her Sarah. The problem is Sarah is suspected ...
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Time: 90s
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No Place to Hide (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Amy is the Mannings only daughter. After the death of her rich father, she lives together with her stepmother. Recently she sees a man in black following her, waiting for her in her car, wanting to kill her. The police can't help her. But who ...
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I, the Jury (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Jack Williams was the best friend of Vietnam veteran and detective Mike Hammer. When Jack is murdered, Mike makes it his business to solve the crime. He is helped by his secretary Velda, and partly helped, partly hindered by the Chief of Police, Pat ...
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The Big Sleep (1978)
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Country: UK, USA
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The Spiral Staircase (2000)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
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