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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 list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, danger, dishonesty, investigation and mystery mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like Passion and Paradise: The River King (2005), Assumed Killer (2013), No Place to Hide (1981), The Steam Experiment (2009), Fever (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The River King (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 95 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: suspenseful, serious
Plot: investigation, school, uncover truth, mystery, murder, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, ghost, chase, student life, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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100%
 3.6
 320
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, memory loss, investigation, uncover truth, mystery, crimes, amateur detective, journalism, murder, danger, deadly, media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 ...
Plot: chase, student, university, psychiatrist, police, classroom, lake, insanity, dead father, cabin, art student, stepmother
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The Steam Experiment (2009)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A deranged scientist locks 6 people in a steam room and threatens to turn up the heat if the local paper doesn't publish his story about global warming.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: global warming, hotel, steam room, hostages, mad scientist, crime, mind game, race against time, confined, danger, deadly, split personality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 5.3
 199
Fever (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Fresh out of prison, all Ray wants is to get back with Lacy, but she's in a stable relationship now with Elliott, a pacifist, and wants nothing to do with him. When she's kidnapped by Ray's former associates, he and Elliott must team ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, prison, rescue, vengeance, missing person, prison life, confined, crimes, danger, buddies, gays and lesbians, daring rescue ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.6
 491
Dead at 17 (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Alyssa's 17-year-old son Jason commits suicide, something doesn't sit right. As she and her daughter Danni begin to take a deeper look in the circumstances surrounding Jason's death, they discover that he may have been involved ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, stripper, nightclub, group of friends, dark secret, pole dancer, loss of son, disposing of a dead body, accidental death, drugged drink, death of son ...
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26%
 5.9
 1K
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 ...
Style: sexual, serious, suspenseful, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: femme fatale, private detective, serial killer, investigation, vengeance, murder, psychopath, clinic, crime, witnessing a crime, violence spree, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.5
 420
Backfire (1988)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mara McAndrew's marriage is falling apart. Her husband, Donnie, a Vietnam veteran, suffers troubling flashbacks about the war, leaving him unresponsive to her needs. Mara wants out, but she also wants Donnie's money. When Mara meets a ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, inheritance, unsupportive spouse, manipulations, vietnam veteran, crime, dangerous attraction, infidelity, crimes, dishonesty, betrayal, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 5.4
 539
Confined (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A couple moves into a quiet neighborhood. With too much time on her hands, the woman begins to suspect that someone is confined in the basement next door.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: suburbs, woman in danger, crimes, danger, parents and children, captivity, deadly, dishonesty, life is a bitch, couples, family relations, captive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
I Dream of Murder (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Johanna is a therapist on the verge of a midlife crisis. When one of her patients is found brutally murdered, she takes it upon herself to solve the mystery. But why is this stressed-out shrink willing to risk her marriage, her career and her entire ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Forbidden Sun (1989)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Olympic gymnastics coach Francine Lake and her twelve gorgeous students train on the Island of Crete. The rigors of training preclude most sexual activity with the locals, thus the girls spend their evenings in quiet frustration.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Bottom of the World (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A mysterious disappearance of a young woman leads her boyfriend on a journey for truth and perhaps his own unknown reality in this dark, hypnotic mystery that transcends the limitations of traditional narrative.
Plot: redemption, disappearance, young adult, guilt, subconscious, faith based, female nudity, ghost, sex scene, evil, religion
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Operation Avalanche (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In 1967, four undercover CIA agents were sent to NASA posing as a documentary film crew. What they discovered led to one of the biggest conspiracies in American history.
Style: light
Plot: found footage, cia agent, moon landing, conspiracy, car chase, nasa, cia, handheld camera, moon, russian spy, camera, danger ...
Time: 1960s, year 1968, year 1965, year 1967
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
When Justice Fails (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A detective (Jeff Fahey) investigating the murders of two sex offenders gets involved with a beautiful district attorney (Marlee Matlin) who becomes a main suspect.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, crimes, mystery, deadly, law enforcement, legal, crime, gays and lesbians, romance, mute or deaf, investigation, track down ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Circle of Friends (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Canada, USA
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Stranger at the Door (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
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Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Other Man (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Story: The story of a husband who suspects his wife of adultery, and sets out to track down the other man in her life.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.7
 774
Obsessed (2002)
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Country: Canada, USA
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Lies and Deception (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Last Minute (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The clock is ticking towards The Last Minute, but no one knows it. No one except Billy Byrne - young, cool and talented, he's the Next Big Thing. At least that's what the London glitterazzi are saying, on the streets, in the clubs, in the ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Jericho Mansions (2003)
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Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A murder in an old apartment building leads the superintendent to suspect everyone, and eventually himself, of the murder.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Heaven's Prisoners (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 132 min.
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Style: suspense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Forbidden Secrets (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
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 6.1
 584
Fever (1999)
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Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending, atmospheric ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.4
 262K
Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 159 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 940
Everybody Wins (1990)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
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Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, suspenseful ...
Plot: femme fatale, private detective, small town, neo noir, mentally unstable, mystery, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, false accusation, frame up, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: connecticut, new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Dying to Remember (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A woman goes to a psychiatrist because she is plagued by recurring nightmares. The psychiatrist tells her that she was involved in a murder in San Francisco in a past life, and the nightmares are related to that crime. She enlists the help of two ...
Plot: reincarnation, investigation, danger, nightmare, fashion designer, psychiatrist, murder, past life, repressed memory, mind control, hypnosis
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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