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Perfect Alibi (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Melanie is married to Keith Bauers, she has two beautiful children and she is rich. She decides to engage a girl au pair, Janine, who arrives from France. Everything seems to run perfectly. Janine looks shy and timid and well disposed towards the family. But casually Paula, Melanies's sister, finds out that Janine and Keith are lovers and afterwards she dies in an accident.
Plot: au pair, switch, carrying someone, femme fatale, marriage as hell, investigation, widow, sex in bed, neo noir, murder, nanny, marriage, doctor
Place: beverly hills

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, crime, dishonesty, investigation and neo noir mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Perfect Alibi: American Gigolo (1980), Love Is a Gun (1994), Body Heat (1981), I, the Jury (1982), Red Herring (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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American Gigolo (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Julian makes a lucrative living as an escort to older women in the Los Angeles area. He begins a relationship with Michelle, a local politician's wife, without expecting any pay. One of his clients is murdered and Detective Sunday begins ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, suspenseful, cynical ...
Plot: murder, gigolo, frame up, crime, materialism, pimp, prostitute, crimes, cheating wife, suspicion of murder, redemption, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, malibu california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.1
 355
Love Is a Gun (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A model causes an obsessed police photographer to lose his girlfriend and become a murder suspect.
Style: suspenseful, serious, surreal, realistic, mind bending
Plot: investigation, false accusation, murder, crime, strong sexual content, neo noir, betrayal, crimes, false accusations, deadly, dishonesty, mystery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.4
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Body Heat (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the midst of a searing Florida heat wave, a woman convinces her lover, a small-town lawyer, to murder her rich husband.
Style: sexy, atmospheric, sexual, cynical, clever ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, neo-noir, neo noir, prison, crime, betrayal, crimes of passion, faked death, lust, protagonist as suspect, smoking ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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 ⇓
52%
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 3.2
 235
Red Herring (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Las Vegas homicide detective investigating his best friend uncovers a professional assassin.
Plot: death, neo noir, murder, investigation, best friend, homicide detective, assassin
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.0
 4K
Eyewitness (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Daryll Deever is a janitor in an office building in New York, and a big fan of TV news reporter, Tony Sokolow. When a rich man is murdered in Daryll's building, Tony comes to cover the story and Daryll introduces himself to her. Thinking he may ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: investigation, murder, janitor, reporter, mystery, espionage, opposites attract, love affair, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, journalism ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, vietnam, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.2
 5K
China Moon (1994)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Detective Kyle Bodine falls for Rachel Munro who is trapped in a violent marriage. After shooting her husband, Kyle relucantly agrees to help hide the body, but Kyle's partner is showing an unusual flair for finding clues.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, neo noir, investigation, neo-noir, crime, frame up, self defense, small town, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.2
 1K
Hate Crime (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Robbie Levinson and Trey McCoy suddenly encounter intolerance and hostility at the hands of their new neighbor, Chris Boyd, the son of a fundamentalist preacher.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: investigation, gay bashing, murder, police investigation, serial killer, crime, uncover truth, false accusation, mystery, psychopath, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 5.6
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Rear Window (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Modern remake of Rear Window in which the lead character is paralyzed and lives in a high-tech home filled with assistive technology.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, tense ...
Plot: murder, architect, voyeur, amateur detective, crime, witnessing a crime, mystery, wheelchair, investigation, stalking, obsession, isolation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Murder: By Reason of Insanity (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A crime drama dircted by Anthony Page.
Plot: murder, insanity, polish american, terror, ex husband ex wife relationship, nurse, husband wife relationship, fear, judge
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Shadows in the Storm (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A daydreaming businessman named Thelonius Pitt takes a vacation in the Redwood Forests of California. The morning after he arrives, he meets a beautiful, mysterious woman named Melanie. She happens to look just like the woman he keeps seeing in his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, realistic
Plot: murder, crimes, mystery, deadly, swindle, tattoo, blackmail, damsel in distress, sex scene, midlife crisis, being followed, suspicion ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Mulholland Falls (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1950s Los Angeles, a special crime squad of the LAPD investigates the murder of a young woman.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, neo noir, police, political corruption, crime, police investigation, mystery, tough law enforcer, fighting crime, celebrity, prostitute ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 9K
Twilight (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A retired ex-cop and private detective gets mixed up in murder when he is asked to deliver blackmail money and walks into a 20 year old case involving the mysterious disappearance of an actress' former husband.
Style: clever, serious, witty, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: private detective, neo noir, murder, mystery, missing person, femme fatale, crime, amateur detective, investigation, ex-cop, retired, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Kiss to Die For (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: William, a Harvard psychology professor is having trouble dealing with life after the death of his wife when he meets a beautiful woman named Ali. As their relationship grows, he begins to question her secretive past, which he discovers is linked to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending, sexual ...
Plot: femme fatale, crime, amateur detective, dangerous attraction, love affair, righting the wronged, mystery, dishonesty, romance, couples, dealing with death, investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
 33K
Sea of Love (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Seen-it-all New York detective Frank Keller is unsettled - he has done twenty years on the force and could retire, and he hasn't come to terms with his wife leaving him for a colleague. Joining up with an officer from another part of town to ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, erotic, sexy, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, police, femme fatale, suspect, newspaper, crime, police detective, oldies, strong sexual content, partners against crime ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 7K
Palmetto (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A recently released ex-con gets involved in a fake kidnapping scheme that turns very real.
Style: suspenseful, serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, sex, neo noir, scam, cigarette smoking, crime, mystery, femme fatale, murder, cons and scams, police investigation, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Honeymoon Killers (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Martha Beck, an obese nurse who is desperately lonely, joins a "correspondence club" and finds a romantic pen pal in Ray Fernandez. Martha falls hard for Ray, and is intent on sticking with him even when she discovers he's a con man ...
Style: disturbing, stylized, serious, clever, psychological ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, neo noir, crime, honeymoon, murderous pair, widow, dangerous attraction, romance, cons and scams, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: usa, new jersey, missouri, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
After Dark, My Sweet (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The intriguing relationship between three desperados, who try to kidnap a wealthy child in hope of turning their lives around.
Style: suspenseful, surreal, cynical, suspense, serious ...
Plot: neo noir, kidnapping, boxer, mental illness, crime gone awry, crime, femme fatale, murder, vengeance, cons and scams, mystery, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Double Jeopardy (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A naive 16 year old waitress falls for a corrupt, married police officer. When she falls pregnant, her lover plots her murder.
Plot: adultery, infidelity, murder, police officer, trial, sex in car, pregnancy, city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Backstreet Justice (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A P.I. is burdened by her late father's reputation as a corrupt cop.
Plot: maverick cop, murder, neo-noir, police corruption, violence, bare breasts, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, female protagonist, female police officer, father daughter relationship, neo noir ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Double Indemnity (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A scheming wife lures an insurance investigator into helping murder her husband and then declare it an accident. The investigator's boss, not knowing his man is involved in it, suspects murder and sets out to prove it.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: investigation, insurance fraud, killer, murder, crime, manipulations, infidelity, cons and scams, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 70s
Place: beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Someone to Watch Over Me (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In Queens, Mike Keegan is celebrating with his wife Ellie, his son Tommy and friends his recent promotion to detective in a precinct in Manhattan. Meanwhile, in a fancy club, the socialite Claire Gregory witnesses the murder of the owner of the ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, gloomy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, marriage, neo noir, socialite, romance, police detective, witnessing a crime, crime, urban, woman in danger, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Consenting Adults (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Richard and Priscilla Parker are an ordinary suburban couple whose lives are invaded and rocked by their hedonistic, secretive new neighbors, Eddy and Kay Otis.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, false accusation, betrayal, doctor, race against time, frame up, protagonist as suspect, suburbs, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Out of the Darkness (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A gripping thriller telling the true story of the hunt and capture of David Berkowitz, a.k.a. "Son of Sam" — the infamous serial killer who stalked New York in the 70s.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, mind bending
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, gory, urban, parent child relationship, crime, fighting crime, crimes, mystery, danger, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Wild Things 2 (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sequel to the hot film Wild Things, Wild Things 2 sees teenage bad girls Maya and Britney go on a sex and killing spree to win millions.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, investigation, threesome, swimming pool, money, lesbian sex, murder, swamp, crime gone awry, becoming an adult, sex, luxury ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.7
 10K
The Deep End (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: With her husband Jack perpetually away at work, Margaret Hall raises her children virtually alone. Her teenage son is testing the waters of the adult world, and early one morning she wakes to find the dead body of his gay lover on the beach of their ...
Style: emotional, suspense, gloomy, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: gay, murder, danger, neo noir, life is a bitch, death, ambulance, wound, fight, trumpet, casino, car wash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 3K
The Badge (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A sheriff begins an investigation into the death of a local transsexual after hearing that high ranking politicians may have been involved. Although he is homophobic, his investigation causes him to be rejected by others, forcing him to seek help ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: small town, neo noir, election campaign, murder, transsexual, investigation, crime, uncover truth, prostitute, sheriff, transsexuality, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.7
 199
Broken Vows (1987)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Father Joseph Hennessey visits the home of one of his parishioners to offer last rights,he becomes embroiled in a plot which ultimately shakes his faith to its very foundation. Intrigued by the dying man's mention of "Nim," and ...
Plot: murder, gay, murder investigation, mass, career change, self doubt, art gallery, catholic mass, suicide attempt
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
All Good Things (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Newly-discovered facts, court records and speculation are used to elaborate the true love story and murder mystery of the most notorious unsolved murder case in New York history.
Style: tense, gloomy, serious, realistic, based on true events ...
Plot: missing person, murder, mentally unstable, dysfunctional marriage, mystery, abortion, cross dressing, domestic violence, high society, disappearance, drugs/alcohol, childhood trauma ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 2000s, year 1978, year 1982 ...
Place: new york, usa, washington d.c., florida, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.4
 9K
The Hot Spot (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A loner moves in to a small Texas town, finds himself a job, and sets about plotting to rob the local bank.
Style: atmospheric, sexy, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: neo noir, femme fatale, arson, infidelity, accountant, drifter, murder, on the road, couple relations, crime, smoking, bank robber ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, virginia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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