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, sexy, twists and turns
Plot: femme fatale, vengeance, neo noir, 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, diner, female nudity, lovers, seduction, gun ...
Time: 20th century, 90s

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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 dishonesty, crimes, couples, female nudity, femme fatale, deadly and murder mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Payback: Friend of the Family II (1996), Love, Cheat & Steal (1993), Double Jeopardy (1992), Night Eyes (1990), Tempted (2001). 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, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: nanny, infidelity, family problems, danger, deadly, psychopath, strong sexual content, couples, manipulation, femme fatale, betrayal, manipulations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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: femme fatale, betrayal, dishonesty, revenge, crime, crimes, power relations, frame up, jail, vengeance, couples, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, murder, investigation, betrayal, manipulation, love and romance, legal investigation, manipulations, power relations, protagonist as suspect, legal, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.3
 571
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: erotic, realistic, sexy, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: infidelity, femme fatale, adultery, rock star, security guard, crime, crumbling marriage, crimes, sexual relations, voyeurism, investigation, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 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, obsession, crimes, manipulations, dishonesty, mind game, rivalry, manipulation, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.3
 407
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: computers and web, femme fatale, extramarital affair, murder, dishonesty, technophobia, danger, deadly, protagonist as suspect, sexual content, obsession, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.2
 828
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: captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful, gloomy
Plot: neo noir, haunted by the past, femme fatale, gangsters, starting over, couples, dangerous attraction, fall in love, criminal's revenge, crimes, love and romance, gangster ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.1
 510
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, suspenseful, serious
Plot: infidelity, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, obsession, manipulations, manipulation, uninvited guest, power relations, danger, friends, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
 4.7
 2K
Scorned (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Sadie and Kevin have decided to spend a romantic weekend together at his lake house. But when an unexpected- and unfortunate- text from her best friend Jennifer to Kevin reveals a lurid love affair between the two, Sadie spirals a into a hunger for ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, surreal, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, vengeance, psychopath, rivalry, dishonesty, isolation, couple relations, manipulation, confined, manipulations, lake or river, femme fatale ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.7
 419
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: manipulation, manipulations, dangerous attraction, infidelity, danger, femme fatale, dishonesty, love affair, frame up, murder, airport, airplane ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.2
 354
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: sexual, erotic, rough, sexy, serious ...
Plot: strong sexual content, neo noir, law enforcement, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, police detective, dishonesty, power relations, deadly, mystery, crime, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ 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, rough, sexy, tense, realistic ...
Plot: hotel, murder, dangerous attraction, danger, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love, couples, deadly, blackmail, erotic thriller, sex scene ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.8
 209
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: twists and turns, serious, psychological, captivating, tense ...
Plot: femme fatale, neo noir, love triangle, couples, power relations, strong sexual content, dishonesty, danger, infidelity, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), lust ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: sexual, twists and turns, suspenseful, sexy, serious ...
Plot: murder, protagonist as suspect, deadly, couples, graphic violence, betrayal, dishonesty, woman in danger, love triangle, infidelity, love affair, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: sexual, suspenseful, tense, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: danger, dishonesty, mentally unstable, infidelity, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, vengeance, obsession, psychopath, couples, strong sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: chase, murder, couple relations, false accusation, family life, homecoming, parents and children, crimes, deadly, rivalry, dealing with death, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: small town life, infidelity, couples, crime, obsession, crimes, who done it, couple relations, family problems, deadly, investigation, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: suspenseful, sexual, psychological, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: mind game, murder, infidelity, crimes, wedding, family problems, couples, love affair, obsession, vengeance, crumbling marriage, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Women of the Night (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three entwined stories of love, lust, danger and revenge.
Style: realistic, serious, erotic, captivating, sexual ...
Plot: femme fatale, vengeance, dangerous attraction, love affair, haunted by the past, danger, dishonesty, love and romance, betrayal, destructive relationship, stalking, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.8
 315
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, disorder, dishonesty, going straight, partners, criminal's revenge, looking for sex, criminal heroes, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.2
 675
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, adultery, love affair, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, sexual relations, crimes, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.6
 354
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, siblings relations, heist, cons and scams, dishonesty, deadly, crime gone awry, disorder, blackmail, bathtub, lesbian, voyeurism ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.7
 1K
The Truth (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a couple is taken hostage in their home by an intruder, a simple home invasion robbery turns into something much more complicated...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: hostage, heist, confined, betrayal, danger, crimes, couples, vengeance, dishonesty, home invasion, couple relations, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 4.4
 235
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, suspenseful, tense, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: murder, hitman, vengeance, crimes, crime, rivalry, danger, dishonesty, deadly, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.3
 358
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, sexy ...
Plot: femme fatale, showbiz, neo noir, love triangle, cons and scams, private detective, obsession, down on your luck, love and romance, infidelity, sex scene, couples ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: erotic, realistic, serious, sexy, tense ...
Plot: private detective, femme fatale, neo noir, bank, power relations, disorder, phone sex, couples, manipulations, law enforcement, betrayal, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: spain, new york, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.5
 924
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, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, dishonesty, frame up, going straight, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, husband wife relationship, criminal, revenge, ex convict, murder, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Sexual Predator (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A female parole officer unwittingly gets involved with a handsome photographer who might be a serial killer.
Style: suspenseful, rough, erotic, suspense, tense ...
Plot: femme fatale, seduction, policewoman, murder, violence, photographer, dangerous attraction, protagonist as suspect, vengeance, manipulations, manipulation, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.7
 158
In Dark Places (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A vengeful woman lures her half brother into a game that may leave her the sole heir to their abusive father's fortune.
Style: sexual, suspenseful, tense, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: love triangle, voyeurism, jealousy, inheritance, femme fatale, dishonesty, rivalry, best friends, crime, manipulations, manipulation, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.0
 531
Bare Witness (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Professional killer Gav Reed commits a grave mistake allowing himself to be videotaped (as she always does, for a documentary she hopes to sell to Hollywood about the real nocturnal 'eldest business' there) by Julie Spencer, one of Max ...
Style: tense, sexy, erotic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, prostitute, investigation, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, deadly, life is a bitch, dishonesty, manipulations, witnessing a crime, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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