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A Perfect Murder (1998)
 6.6
 85K
A Perfect Murder (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Millionaire industrialist Steven Taylor is a man who has everything but what he craves most: the love and fidelity of his wife. A hugely successful player in the New York financial world, he considers her to be his most treasured acquisition. But she needs more than simply the role of dazzling accessory.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, sexy, surprise ending, suspense, clever, twists and turns, captivating, psychological, tense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, murder, extramarital affair, love affair, crimes, perfect crime, blackmail, jealousy, violent husband, plan gone awry, investigation, greed, cheating on husband, crime gone awry, adultery, private detective, jealous spouse, cheating, husband wife relationship, planned murder, suspicion, love triangle, protagonist as suspect, revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, brooklyn new york city, new york

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Most similar movies to A Perfect Murder

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and psychological films with plots about betrayal, murder, crimes, dishonesty, police investigation, dialogue and manipulation mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like A Perfect Murder: Fracture (2007), Body Heat (1981), Fatal Attraction (1987), Derailed (2005), Enough (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.2
 205K
Fracture (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A husband is on trial for the attempted murder of his wife, in what is seemingly an open/shut case for the ambitious district attorney trying to put him away. However, there are surprises for both around every corner, and, as a suspenseful game of ...
Style: twists and turns, suspense, intellectual, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder mystery, lawyer, adultery, investigation, courtroom drama, manipulation, legal investigation, mind game, police investigation, obsession, guilt, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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100%
 7.4
 36K
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: sexual, sexy, neo noir, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, adultery, lust, lawyer, obsession, sex scene, betrayal, nudity (full frontal - brief), greed, female nudity, lechery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Fatal Attraction (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A married man's one night stand comes back to haunt him when that lover begins to stalk him and his family.
Style: sexy, erotic, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, adultery, obsession, sexual obsession, stalker, extramarital affair, borderline personality disorder, femme fatale, female psychopath, fatal attraction, obsessive love, crimes of passion ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 74K
Derailed (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When two married business executives having an affair are blackmailed by a violent criminal, they are forced to turn the tables on him to save their families.
Style: suspenseful, surprise ending, rough, serious, twist ending ...
Plot: infidelity, blackmail, dangerous attraction, adultery, betrayal, crimes, family in danger, disorder, police investigation, couples, rape, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.7
 44K
Enough (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Working-class waitress Slim thought she was entering a life of domestic bliss when she married Mitch, the man of her dreams. After the arrival of their first child, her picture perfect life is shattered when she discovers Mitch's hidden ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary, tense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: domestic violence, violent husband, self defense, violence against women, abusive husband, abusive relationship, strong female character, stalking, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, obsessive love, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, seattle, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 70K
A Simple Plan (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, France, USA, Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Captivated by the lure of sudden wealth, the quiet rural lives of two brothers erupt into conflicts of greed, paranoia and distrust when over $4 million in cash is discovered at the remote site of a downed small airplane. Their simple plan to retain ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: greed, crimes, snow, crime gone awry, fbi, betrayal, bag of money, heist, character study, moral ambiguity, redemption, winter ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 23K
Red Rock West (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a promised job for Texan Michael fails to materialise in Wyoming, Mike is mistaken by Wayne to be the hitman he hired to kill his unfaithful wife, Suzanne. Mike takes full advantage of the situation, collects the money and runs. During his ...
Style: neo noir, twists and turns, suspenseful, surprise ending, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, hitman, crimes, unemployment, mistaken identity, criminal, crime gone awry, betrayal, femme fatale, war injury, murder, money ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: This remake of the 1946 movie of the same name accounts an affair between a seedy drifter and a seductive wife of a roadside cafe owner. This begins a chain of events that culminates in murder. Based on a novel by James M. Cain.
Style: neo noir, sexy, erotic, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: adultery, betrayal, crimes, romance, infidelity, sex, obsession, murder, femme fatale, love affair, sexual content, female orgasm ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 7.1
 188K
Side Effects (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A woman turns to prescription medication as a way of handling her anxiety concerning her husband's upcoming release from prison.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, suspense, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: depression, murder, psychiatrist, mental illness, life turned upside down, lesbian, mental institution, doctors and patients, deception, sleepwalking, mentally unstable, patient ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, year 2004, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 2K
Caught (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A middle-aged couple has a drifter enter their lives. The fish-store owners find that the mysterious young man awakens the couple in ways they didn't expect. Things get tense when the drifter begins an affair with the woman of the house.
Style: psychological, sexy, erotic, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: infidelity, cheating wife, betrayal, family problems, erotica, murder, family business, crimes, couples, love and romance, adultery, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 89K
Unfaithful (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Connie is a wife and mother whose 11-year marriage to Edward has lost its sexual spark. When Connie literally runs into handsome book collector Paul, he sweeps her into an all-consuming affair. But Edward soon becomes suspicious and decides to ...
Style: sexy, sexual, erotic, romantic, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, adultery, cheating wife, hot and sexy, older woman younger man relationship, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, dangerous attraction, sexual obsession, marital infidelity, lust, passion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Under Suspicion (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the late 1950s, British police officer Tony Aaron resigns from the force after sleeping with Hazel, wife of the man whose house he was supposed to guard. In his new job as a fake private investigator, he helps couples get divorces by ...
Style: neo noir, serious, psychological, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: private detective, adultery, crimes, divorce, murder, investigation, police investigation, law enforcement, uncover truth, betrayal, vengeance, who done it ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1959
Place: england, europe, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When two brothers organize the robbery of their parents' jewelry store, the job goes horribly wrong, triggering a series of events that send them and their family hurtling towards a shattering climax.
Style: suspense, bleak, neo noir, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: robbery, dysfunctional family, sex scene, heist, blackmail, crime gone awry, greed, crimes, adultery, divorce, murder, character study ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, rio de janeiro, brazil, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 50K
Disclosure (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A computer specialist is sued for sexual harassment by a former lover turned boss who initiated the act forcefully, which threatens both his career and his personal life.
Style: suspenseful, sexy, erotic, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual harassment, obsession, manipulation, workplace, conspiracy, false accusation, seduction, vengeance, sex, computer, hacker, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: seattle, san francisco, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 61K
Out of Time (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Matt Lee Whitlock, respected chief of police in small Banyan Key, Florida, must solve a vicious double homicide before he himself falls under suspicion. Matt Lee has to stay a few steps ahead of his own police force and everyone he's trusted in ...
Style: twist ending, suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: crimes, police investigation, murder, murder mystery, faked death, betrayal, conspiracy, frame up, investigation, double murder, law enforcement, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: florida, miami, america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 40K
Deception (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: As a corporate auditor who works in a number of different offices, Jonathan McQuarry wanders without an anchor among New York's power brokers. A chance meeting with charismatic lawyer Wyatt Bose leads to Jonathan's introduction to The ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, twists and turns, erotic, suspense ...
Plot: betrayal, lawyer, sex, deception, heist, hotel, police investigation, manipulation, crimes, murder, secrets, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, antarctica, usa, europe, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.5
 10K
Shattered (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Dan Merrick comes out from a shattering car accident with amnesia. He finds that he is married to Judith who is trying to help him start his life again. He keeps getting flashbacks about events and places that he can't remember. He meets pet ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, erotic, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: memory loss, private detective, investigation, murder, infidelity, amnesia, suspicion, mystery, plastic surgery, mind game, haunted by the past, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 70s, 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.6
 96K
Blood Simple (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The owner of a seedy small-town Texas bar discovers that one of his employees is having an affair with his wife. A chaotic chain of misunderstandings, lies and mischief ensues after he devises a plot to have them murdered.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, cynical, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: private detective, extramarital affair, crime gone awry, adultery, murder, infidelity, hitman, crimes, betrayal, murder mystery, gunfight, visceral ...
Time: year 1984, 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, austin texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Tom Ripley is a calculating young man who believes it's better to be a fake somebody than a real nobody. Opportunity knocks in the form of a wealthy U.S. shipbuilder who hires Tom to travel to Italy to bring back his playboy son, Dickie. Ripley ...
Style: suspense, psychological, enigmatic, cerebral, twist ending ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: obsession, serial killer, manipulation, gay, murder, sexual tension, murder mystery, rejection, sociopath, secret identity, envy, jealousy ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy, venice, mediterranean sea, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Star Chamber (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Disgusted with criminals escaping the judicial system via technicalities, an idealistic young judge investigates an alternative method for punishing the guilty.
Style: exciting, suspense, intense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: vigilante, conspiracy, hitman, vigilantism, judge, secret society, crimes, murder, vengeance, political corruption, justice, lawyer ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 603K
Knives Out (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, exciting, witty, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: whodunit, murder mystery, investigation, murder investigation, mansion, murder, eccentric family, mystery killer, large family, private detective, crimes, death ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: massachusetts, new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Unfaithful Wife (1969)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Insurance executive Charles suspects his wife Hélène of playing the field, so he has a private detective locate his wife's lover, author Victor Pegala. Confronting Victor, Charles tries to adopt an air of indifference, but the conversation ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: infidelity, extramarital affair, investigation, mystery, adultery, murder, cheating wife, marriage, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional marriage, family problems, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, paris france, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.1
 268K
Phone Booth (2002)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A slick New York publicist who picks up a ringing receiver in a phone booth is told that if he hangs up, he'll be killed... and the little red light from a laser rifle sight is proof that the caller isn't kidding.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, surprise ending, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, sniper, psychopath, mind game, crimes, trapped, dishonesty, hopes, sin, murder, redemption, psychological manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Last Seduction (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Looking to escape her unhappy marriage, villainous femme fatale Bridget Gregory (Linda Fiorentino) convinces her husband, Clay (Bill Pullman), to sell cocaine, then steals the profits and runs out on him. She stops in a small town en route to ...
Style: sexy, erotic, neo noir, sexual, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, betrayal, small town, crimes, fatal attraction, infidelity, bitch, couples, dishonesty, seduction, cons and scams, money ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, california, usa, miami, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
 6K
Gloria (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Sharon Stone plays a street-wise, middle-aged moll standing up against the mobs, all of which is complicated by a 6 year old urchin with a will of his own who she reluctantly takes under her wing after his family has been gunned down.
Style: suspense, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: asthma, gangsters, murder, runaway, justice, women, mafia, woman in danger, introspection, down on your luck, crimes, orphan ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 3K
Forever Mine (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A hotel cabana boy falls for the wife of a powerful politico. But when she confesses to the affair, her husband determines to end it forever.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: betrayal, love triangle, haunted by the past, love affair, couple relations, hidden identity, dishonesty, unfulfillment, crimes, lovers reunited, infidelity, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, new york, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 3.7
 640
N-Secure (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: N-Secure is a no holds-barred thrilling drama mixed with murder, mayhem and manipulation among affluent professionals. This film sheds light on a man's downfall from the pinnacles of success into the depths of his damaged character. His ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, erotic ...
Plot: betrayal, murder, crimes, breakup, infidelity, rivalry, couples, obsession, couple relations, jealousy, sex scene, making love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.5
 7K
Deceiver (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The gruesome death of a prostitute brings suspicion on one of her clients, James Wayland, a brilliant, self-destructive and epileptic heir to a textile fortune. So detectives Braxton and Kennesaw take Wayland in for questioning, thinking they can ...
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, suspense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, justice, police investigation, crimes, investigation, guilt, mind game, law enforcement, brutality, prostitute, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.6
 32K
Shattered (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A sociopathic kidnapper methodically pushes a desperate pair of parents to their absolute breaking point.
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, twists and turns, suspense, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, infidelity, cheating wife, justice, blackmail, mind game, police investigation, crimes, revenge, manipulation, mysterious man, ransom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.3
 13K
Jade (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Someone does a nasty hatchet job on a San Fransisco big noise and the Assistant D.A. takes charge of the investigation. Through a web of blackmail and prostitution involving the Governor, an old lover of the law man emerges as a prime suspect and he ...
Style: erotic, suspense, sexy, sexual, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, prostitution, murder, sex, adultery, investigation, murder mystery, manipulation, seduction, femdom, murder of a nude woman, sexuality ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%