Movies like Payback 1995

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Payback (1995)
 5.8
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Payback (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Oscar Bonsetter tells a dying prisoner that he will take revenge on the sadistic guard who killed him. In exchange, Oscar is told of a stash of money. Oscar is eventually released from prison but when he goes to get revenge, he gets sidetracked by the now-handicapped guard and his alluring wife, Rose. The tension builds as Oscar becomes more and more attracted to Rose.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: femme fatale, neo noir, vengeance, crimes, prison, heist, couple relations, love triangle, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, adultery, ex convict, armed robbery, sexual relations, love and romance, infidelity, legends and myths, couples, deadly, rivalry, female nudity, seduction, gun, treasure map, garbage dump ...
Time: 20th century, 90s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about dishonesty, crimes, deadly, couples, danger, murder and femme fatale mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Payback: Friend of the Family II (1996), Tempted (2001), Night Eyes (1990), Love, Cheat & Steal (1993), Net Games (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Friend of the Family II (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Alex decides to have an affair with a woman named Linda while he is on business in New Orleans. When he returns home to his wife and child, he is surprised to find that his wife has hired the off-kilter homewrecker as a nanny to their baby. Alex ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: nanny, infidelity, danger, family problems, deadly, betrayal, couples, strong sexual content, dishonesty, psychopath, manipulations, femme fatale ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new orleans
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100%
 5.5
 1K
Tempted (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Australia, France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A wealthy man married to a beautiful younger woman puts her fidelity to the test.
Style: sexy, realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: infidelity, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, betrayal, crimes, obsession, rivalry, vengeance, dishonesty, mind game, love affair, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.3
 543
Night Eyes (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Beverly Hills home-security guard is seduced by a rock star's wife he monitors by video.
Style: sexual, sexy, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, voyeurism, rock star, adultery, security guard, love and romance, sexual relations, crimes, crime, crumbling marriage, femme fatale, rock ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Love, Cheat & Steal (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The beautiful Lauren gets married with an older man. She is unexpectedly confronted with her ex, an escaped criminal.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, dishonesty, femme fatale, revenge, power relations, frame up, crime, vengeance, jail, cheating wife, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.3
 405
Net Games (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The successful publicist Adam Vance of the SFC is in the middle of a campaign to get an important Japanese client and is needy of sex because his traumatized wife Jennifer Vance was raped one year ago and is totally frigid, refusing to have sex. His ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, sexual
Plot: femme fatale, murder, computers and web, voyeurism, obsession, deadly, dishonesty, technophobia, rivalry, danger, looking for sex, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.3
 340
Fatal Instinct (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A homicide detective (Michael Madsen) falls for a resort owner (Laura Johnson) suspected of slaying a playboy developer.
Style: erotic, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: strong sexual content, neo noir, power relations, femme fatale, crimes, dangerous attraction, fall in love, sexual relations, crime, mystery, danger, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Benefit of the Doubt (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Twenty two years earlier, Karen helped convict her father, Frank, for the murder of her mother. With his new freedom, thanks to parole, Frank returns home to seek revenge. Having always pleaded his innocence, Frank soon works his way back into ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: chase, murder, prison, single parent, danger, woman in danger, dishonesty, couples, deadly, dealing with death, crimes, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Art of Murder (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An abused wife (Joanna Pacula) turns to another man and becomes the victim of a blackmailer.
Style: realistic, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: murder, couples, love triangle, infidelity, dishonesty, deadly, love affair, betrayal, danger, woman in danger, protagonist as suspect, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Interlocked: Thrilled to Death (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man's life gets wrecked by a woman with whom he had a casual "affair" over the Internet.
Style: erotic, serious, sexual, realistic, tense ...
Plot: infidelity, danger, couples, strong sexual content, mentally unstable, dishonesty, obsession, psychopath, vengeance, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, eroticism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Crimes of Passion (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Arturo Bolaño is a mediocre insurance salesman who loves women, booze and any short cut he can find to Easy Street. He thinks he's found it with the beautiful Rebeca Solis, the wife of the owner of the hotel where he stays on business. ...
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: hotel, fall in love, crimes, dangerous attraction, love and romance, couple relations, dishonesty, couples, deadly, murder, danger, seduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 3.8
 310
The Grind (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Luke, is a grifter who owes a significant debt to the Mexican mob. Set in the gritty underbelly of Gardena, CA Luke has to come up with one final scheme to pay back his debt or his life is at risk. Supported by his two only friends, Courtney and ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, tense
Plot: dishonesty, deadly, going straight, crimes, danger, rivalry, partners, criminal's revenge, disorder, looking for sex, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Table for One (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A wife, her two-timing husband and a flirting neighbor are unpredictable competitors in a warped game that turns into a life-or-death affair.
Style: sexual, suspenseful, tense, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, murder, mind game, family problems, couples, crumbling marriage, love and romance, love affair, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Double Jeopardy (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jack Hart lives with his lawyer wife and yound daughter and enjoys a wonderful life. Jack's old girlfriend, Lisa, comes into town and they have an affair. Lisa kills her current boyfriend in self-defense and Jack witnesses the whole thing. Lisa ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: femme fatale, investigation, murder, betrayal, legal investigation, manipulations, love and romance, dedicated lawyer, legal, dishonesty, courtroom drama, power relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
An Unfinished Affair (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a man ends a regretful love affair that occurred during his wife's illness, his mistress plots revenge by targeting his family's most treasured possessions, a priceless painting and his son.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, couples, danger, femme fatale, rivalry, love and romance, love affair, couple relations, dangerous attraction, power relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Last Seduction II (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Femme fatal/con artist Bridget Gregory travels to Barcelona and targets another businessman to scam him of his money while a relentless private investigator tries to track her down.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, erotic, suspenseful ...
Plot: femme fatale, neo noir, private detective, couples, investigation, crime, dangerous attraction, manipulations, couple relations, who done it, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, new york, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.7
 414
Layover (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An airport affair of a business man turns into a nightmare when it turns out that the woman is married to a dangerous jewelry dealer.
Style: suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Plot: murder, airport, love triangle, dangerous attraction, manipulations, love affair, couple relations, crimes, love and romance, infidelity, femme fatale, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.3
 228
Facade (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It should have been a simple murder. But a botched job, an old flame, and too many loose ends can spell just one thing for businessman Colin Wentworth: chaos!
Style: rough, serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, hitman, vengeance, crime, rivalry, dishonesty, deadly, danger, hotel, infidelity, woman in danger, clergy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.3
 639
Cold Heart (2001)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman discovers becoming attracted to the wrong man can have deadly consequences in this tense erotic thriller. Linda (Nastassia Kinski) is a woman whose life would seem ideal on the surface: she runs a thriving business and is happily married to ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, sexy, disturbing ...
Plot: obsession, psychopath, love triangle, infidelity, family problems, destructive relationship, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, love and romance, love affair, crimes, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Dangerous Touch (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An erotic thriller about a promiscuous radio sex therapist who is dragged into blackmail by a young hustler.
Style: sexual, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: sex therapy, erotic thriller, hustler, dangerous attraction, voyeurism, betrayal, power relations, danger, deadly, couples, sexual relations, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Baby Monitor: Sound of Fear (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A neglectful mother overhears her husband on the telephone at their workplace talking with their babysitter. She discovers they are having an affair and are going to have a baby. She concocts an evil plan to win back her husband and remove the girl ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: murder, infidelity, nanny, dishonesty, rivalry, danger, family in danger, crumbling marriage, crimes, criminal heroes, babies and infants, family problems ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.8
 208
One in the Gun (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A sexy brain teaser of a thriller with nods to classic film noir of the past mixed with a post-modern flair of David Lynch-style surrealism and surprises. When Mickey Lewis, a homeless struggling artist crosses paths with Katrina, the beautiful rich ...
Style: sexy, surreal, sexual, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: neo noir, femme fatale, power relations, out of the way, life turned upside down, mind game, strong sexual content, dishonesty, deadly, danger, losing-it hero, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.5
 226
Amnesia (1997)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paul Keller is a minister who has found himself heavily involved in an illicit affair with his son's teacher. Unable to see an end to his deceptive and sinful path, he concocts a scheme to fake his own death. However, his cunning plan goes awry ...
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, realistic, gloomy
Plot: infidelity, amnesia, motel, crumbling marriage, love and romance, dishonesty, couples, family problems, investigation, small town, memory loss, love triangle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.3
 310
Hitched (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a homemaker discovers that her husband is a philanderer, she imprisons him in their soundproof basement and reports him missing to the police.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: isolation, infidelity, captivity, missing person, family problems, dishonesty, confined, secret place, crumbling marriage, rivalry, vengeance, unfaithful husband ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 4.8
 219
The Secretary (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Her boss made ​​a big mistake by not promoting it. Now is the perfect secretary in the service of revenge.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: boss and employee, rivalry, power relations, disgruntled, workplace, vengeance, workplace intrigue, crimes, manipulations, dishonesty, deadly, business ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.9
 341
Sunset Grill (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Ryder Hart is a private investigator and former police officer who is down on his luck and drinks too much. His estranged wife Anita runs a bar and restaurant called the Sunset Grill and is romantically involved with a cop who worked with Hart.
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: private detective, police investigation, murder, drug dealing, alcohol abuse, unlikely criminals, criminal's revenge, who done it, partners against crime, unsupportive spouse, dealing with death, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Laurel has the boyfriend of her dreams, Kevin. He can and will do anything for her. He is totally devoted to her but the downside is that he won't leave her alone. When she tries to get some distance he responds with aggressiveness. It finally ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: obsession, paranoia, visceral, stalking, danger, woman in danger, family relations, deadly, couples, psychopath, crimes, fall in love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.3
 492
Striking Poses (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a beautiful paparazzo for a tabloid magazine finds herself pursued by a ruthless stalker, she is determined to emerge from this deadly game alive, and independently wealthy.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, psychological
Plot: kidnapping, confined, celebrity culture, dangerous attraction, special agents, uncover truth, gory, law enforcement, crimes, femme fatale, hitman, journalism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.3
 263
Dirty Work (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bad City is the tangled story of three men's lives: Manning, a dirty, disillusioned cop; Julian, king of drugs, thugs and prostitution; and Frank, a ruthless politician who destroys everything in the way of his ambition.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: murder, prostitute, police investigation, police detective, gangsters, reluctant partners, danger, police corruption, gambling, dangerous attraction, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Sweet Angel Mine (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paul, a young man from London, arrives in the small Nova Scotia town of Milestone, where his long lost father was last seen years earlier. Paul is eager to find out what brought his father to this remote community. He meets Rauchine, a young, ...
Style: emotional, psychological, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: single parent, danger, isolation, parents and children, confined, love and romance, crimes, fall in love, dangerous attraction, deadly, mentally unstable, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.3
 862
Tough Luck (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A tense and intricate web of deceit and betrayal entangles Archie, a wandering grifter who is hired by a traveling carnival owner to murder his beautiful wife.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, frame up, manhunt, crime gone awry, betrayal, criminal heroes, cons and scams, femme fatale, dishonesty, law enforcement, protagonist as suspect, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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