Movies like Payback 1995

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Payback (1995)
 5.8
 647
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, prisoner, treasure map ...
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, couples, deadly, femme fatale, infidelity and female nudity mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Payback: Friend of the Family II (1996), Love, Cheat & Steal (1993), Tempted (2001), Night Eyes (1990), Double Jeopardy (1992). 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: erotic, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: nanny, infidelity, deadly, family problems, danger, psychopath, betrayal, dishonesty, strong sexual content, couples, manipulations, femme fatale ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new orleans
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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, realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, dishonesty, femme fatale, revenge, frame up, crimes, crime, power relations, jail, vengeance, cons and scams, disorder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: tense, sexy, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, femme fatale, betrayal, dangerous attraction, obsession, love affair, crimes, manipulations, mind game, vengeance, rivalry, dishonesty ...
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: sexy, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, femme fatale, adultery, rock star, security guard, sexual relations, crumbling marriage, crime, crimes, voyeurism, investigation, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, suspenseful, serious, psychological
Plot: femme fatale, investigation, murder, betrayal, legal investigation, love and romance, manipulations, dedicated lawyer, courtroom drama, dishonesty, legal, power relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.1
 505
Playing House (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In this taut thriller, newlyweds Jen and Mitch find that three's company and four's a crowd when they ask their friend Danny to move in with them to share expenses. But a sweet situation turns sour when Danny invites a new person into the ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: infidelity, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, manipulations, obsession, danger, friends, power relations, rivalry, uninvited guest, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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, suspense, tense
Plot: infidelity, manipulations, dangerous attraction, danger, dishonesty, femme fatale, love affair, frame up, murder, airport, airplane, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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, sexual, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: femme fatale, murder, computers and web, looking for sex, protagonist as suspect, dangerous attraction, crime, sexual relations, manipulations, rivalry, obsession, voyeurism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 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, realistic, sexy, sexual, serious ...
Plot: strong sexual content, neo noir, dangerous attraction, crime, mystery, crimes, fall in love, femme fatale, power relations, police detective, sexual relations, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: murder, chase, manhunt, homecoming, rivalry, dishonesty, deadly, couples, family life, crime, couple relations, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: suspenseful, tense, sexy, realistic, rough ...
Plot: hotel, danger, dangerous attraction, murder, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, couples, deadly, blackmail, sex scene, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: erotic, realistic, sexual, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, protagonist as suspect, love triangle, infidelity, couple relations, crimes, dangerous attraction, betrayal, deadly, dishonesty, couples, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: serious, erotic, realistic, sexual, tense ...
Plot: infidelity, psychopath, vengeance, danger, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, obsession, dishonesty, mentally unstable, strong sexual content, couples, eroticism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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: deadly, crimes, rivalry, danger, dishonesty, going straight, criminal's revenge, partners, looking for sex, disorder, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: realistic, sexual, serious, psychological, tense ...
Plot: infidelity, mind game, murder, love and romance, crimes, couple relations, obsession, rivalry, deadly, unfulfillment, love affair, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.6
 342
BlackMale (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Plot is actually pretty crafty and full of (surprisingly) unsuspecting twists. The special effects are actually quite realistic which is surprising for such a low budget movie. Bokeeem Woodbine plays his role with a serious emotion that only ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crimes, siblings relations, disorder, dishonesty, crime gone awry, deadly, cons and scams, blackmail, lesbian, female nudity, voyeurism ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: rough, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, dangerous attraction, love and romance, love affair, couple relations, rivalry, terminal illness, femme fatale, couples, dishonesty, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Lured Innocence (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A reporter sent to cover a murder trial discovers a web of deceit stemming from a torrid affair.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: small town life, infidelity, crime, crimes, who done it, couple relations, obsession, couples, family problems, deadly, investigation, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 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, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, hitman, vengeance, crime, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, deadly, danger, hotel, infidelity, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.3
 354
Love Walked In (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two romantically involved down-and-out lounge singers get involved in a caper.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, sexual ...
Plot: femme fatale, showbiz, neo noir, love triangle, cons and scams, private detective, obsession, down on your luck, infidelity, love and romance, sex scene, frame up ...
Time: 40s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: sexy, sexual, realistic, rough, serious ...
Plot: femme fatale, private detective, neo noir, couple relations, crime, dangerous attraction, protagonist as suspect, crimes, chases and races, hidden identity, manipulations, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: spain, barcelona, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.1
 817
Second Skin (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, South Africa, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A tough guy named Tommy Gunn, with "kaos" tattooed on his neck, a beautiful blond named Crystal Ball who's struck by a car and can't remember her past, a sadistic scalpel-wielding mobster in Cleveland, a balding schmuck gambling ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic, gloomy
Plot: haunted by the past, femme fatale, neo noir, starting over, fall in love, dangerous attraction, couples, love and romance, gangsters, crimes, criminal's revenge, gangster ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.5
 907
Bad Karma (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ray Liotta stars as Jack Malloy, a hardcore career criminal until a near-death experience causes him to turn his world around. But when his former partner Drake is released from prison, he tracks Jack down to blackmail him into one last job. Jack is ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, dishonesty, frame up, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, going straight, husband wife relationship, murder, criminal, revenge, ex convict, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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The Perfect Wife (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Leah's brother dies in a car accident, she vows revenge on the doc who failed to save him.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Plot: murder, revenge, psychopath, femme fatale, serial killer, couple relations, deadly, family problems, couples, dishonesty, crimes, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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: suspenseful, sexy, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: obsession, love triangle, psychopath, infidelity, couples, family problems, destructive relationship, crimes, dangerous attraction, love affair, love and romance, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, voyeurism, betrayal, danger, dangerous attraction, criminal heroes, sexual relations, crimes, radio show, femme fatale ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, psychological
Plot: murder, infidelity, nanny, babies and infants, family relations, family problems, deadly, dishonesty, couples, danger, family in danger, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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: stylized, twists and turns, suspenseful, sexual, surreal ...
Plot: neo noir, femme fatale, mind game, out of the way, life turned upside down, power relations, danger, crime, losing-it hero, dishonesty, strong sexual content, deadly ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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: realistic, suspenseful, bleak, gloomy, serious
Plot: infidelity, amnesia, motel, couples, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, crimes, family problems, love triangle, investigation, memory loss ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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, secret place, dishonesty, family problems, missing person, confined, rivalry, crumbling marriage, vengeance, unfaithful husband ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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