Movies like A Perfect Murder

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A Perfect Murder (1998)
 6.5
 73K
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: exciting, suspenseful, clever, serious, captivating, sexy, surprise ending, twists and turns, realistic, tense ...
Plot: infidelity, extramarital affair, betrayal, perfect crime, crime, murder, crimes, love affair, plan gone awry, artist, jealousy, private detective, jealous spouse, blackmail, crime gone awry, planned murder, love triangle, protagonist as suspect, investigation, greed, painting, husband wife relationship, cheating on husband, dishonesty, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa

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Most similar movies to A Perfect Murder

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and suspense films with plots about crime, murder, dishonesty, crimes, betrayal, infidelity and neo noir mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like A Perfect Murder: Body Heat (1981), Fatal Attraction (1987), The Silence of the Lambs (1991), The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981), Derailed (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
 27K
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, suspenseful, tense, cynical ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, crimes of passion, lust, adultery, betrayal, crime, dangerous attraction, neo-noir, small town, protagonist as suspect, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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, suspenseful, suspense, twist ending, tense ...
Plot: infidelity, sexual obsession, obsession, extramarital affair, family in danger, danger, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, terrorizing, family problems, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: FBI trainee, Clarice Starling ventures into a maximum-security asylum to pick the diseased brain of Hannibal Lecter, a psychiatrist turned homicidal cannibal. Starling needs clues to help her capture a serial killer. But her Faustian relationship ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, suspense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, investigation, fbi, murder, crime, cannibalism, killings, deadly, psychology, profiler ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: virginia, maryland, usa, west virginia, ohio ...
⇓ 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: sexual, serious, clever, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, obsession, betrayal, crime gone awry, sex, adultery, femme fatale, crimes of passion, infidelity, neo noir, confession, conspiracy ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 68K
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, tense, suspense, twist ending, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, dangerous attraction, blackmail, crimes, danger, rape, deception, dishonesty, crime, marital problem, family problems, family in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 73K
Unfaithful (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, USA
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, suspenseful, psychological, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, adultery, dangerous attraction, older woman younger man relationship, unfaithful wife, passionate interest, sexual attraction, marital infidelity, fatal attraction, erotic thriller, cuckolded husband, lover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: grand central station manhattan new york city, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Under Suspicion (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
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: serious, psychological, realistic, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: adultery, private detective, murder, divorce, vengeance, betrayal, investigation, police investigation, uncover truth, who done it, law enforcement, infidelity ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1959
Place: england, brighton, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 36K
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, serious, tense, scary, psychological ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: self defense, stalking, crumbling marriage, on the run, violence against women, infidelity, life is a bitch, domestic violence, dishonesty, domestic disturbance, couples, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 7K
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: suspenseful, psychological, erotic, bleak, serious ...
Plot: private detective, memory loss, infidelity, investigation, murder, suspicion, plastic surgery, amnesia, hospital, identity, coma, betrayal ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 79K
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: suspenseful, tense, cynical, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: murder, crime gone awry, private detective, extramarital affair, crime, wife husband relationship, hitman, deadly, dishonesty, adultery, infidelity, jealousy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
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: suspenseful, sexy, psychological, serious, tense ...
Plot: mate swapping, wife swapping, murder, betrayal, investigation, frame up, crime, dishonesty, manipulations, protagonist as suspect, deadly, adultery ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.4
 3K
Judas Kiss (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The shooting of a U.S. senator's wife raises the stakes for kidnappers seeking a hefty ransom for a computer magnate.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, cons and scams, crime, state affairs, police investigation, betrayal, danger, crime gone awry, protagonist as suspect, crimes, manipulations, politics ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.5
 58K
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: tense, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: greed, crime gone awry, crime, betrayal, human nature, dishonesty, character change, treasure, disorder, couple relations, nothing goes right, fbi ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: realistic, serious, disturbing, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: robbery, dysfunctional family, neo noir, blackmail, debt, crime gone awry, jewelry store, crime, greed, plan gone awry, deception, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
 52K
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: suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, frame up, faked death, crime, law enforcement, cons and scams, double murder, race against time, protagonist as suspect, police detective, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.2
 11K
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: sexual, erotic, rough, gloomy, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, prostitution, strong sexual content, femme fatale, sex, sexuality, crimes, dangerous attraction, who done it, manipulations, crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.7
 292
Linda (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two couples, friends for a long time, decide to go away together. Things soon take a turn for the worse when Linda and Jeff spend far too much time together instead of with their respective spouses, Paul and Stella. - From IMDB
Style: gloomy, suspenseful, serious, realistic, cynical
Plot: neo noir, false accusation, infidelity, murder, love and romance, couple relations, crime, deadly, dishonesty, couples, crimes, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 8K
Suspect (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When a Supreme Court judge commits suicide and his secretary is found murdered, all fingers point to Carl Anderson (Liam Neeson), a homeless veteran who's deaf and mute. But when public defender Kathleen Riley (Cher) is assigned to his case, ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, talky, suspense ...
Plot: courtroom drama, legal investigation, murder, false accusation, mystery, lawyer, dedicated lawyer, political conspiracy, power relations, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect, mute or deaf ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, vietnam, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 570
Tick Tock (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stunning trophy wife Rachel Avery is stuck in a cold, loveless marriage with her millionaire husband, Holden. So when Holden goes away on a trip, Rachel hooks up with her close friend Carla, and the two hatch a plan to murder Holden and collect on ...
Style: rough, erotic, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, betrayal, sex, blackmail, legal investigation, who done it, crime, crimes, cons and scams, power relations, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.3
 2K
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: psychological, gloomy, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, love and romance, unfulfillment, crime, fall in love, crimes, haunted by the past, lovers reunited, love triangle, romance, couple relations, resort ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Guilty Conscience (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Amid acrimonious divorce proceedings, Louise (Blythe Danner) unwittingly puts her life in danger when she contests the prenuptial agreement she signed before marrying attorney Arthur Jamison (Anthony Hopkins). He plans to kill her to resolve the ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: mind game, infidelity, betrayal, murder, danger, love and romance, mystery, crumbling marriage, protagonist as suspect, crime, woman in danger, love triangle ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Blood and Wine (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A man who has failed as a father and husband commits a heist to make money for his fledging business, but things become complicated when his wife interferes.
Style: tense, clever, suspenseful, gloomy, rough ...
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, dysfunctional family, robbery, murder, nanny, safecracker, love, fight, crime, neo-noir, dealer ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.6
 91K
Headhunters (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An accomplished headhunter risks everything to obtain a valuable painting owned by a former mercenary..
Style: dark humor, captivating, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, pre-teens
Plot: dishonesty, surveillance, mercenary, heist, chase, deception, art thief, painting, thief, mind game, dog, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe, oslo norway, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Eastern Promises (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Russian teenager, living in London, dies during childbirth but leaves clues to a midwife in her journal, that could tie her child to a rape involving a violent Russian mob family.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: russian, gangsters, murder, kgb, investigation, organized crime, diary, rape, track down, mob boss, peril, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.2
 15K
Revenge (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Michael ‘Jay’ Cochran has just left the Navy after 12 years and he's not quite sure what he's going to do, except that he knows he wants a holiday. He decides to visit Tiburon Mendez, a powerful but shady Mexican businessman who he ...
Style: sexy, serious, erotic, intense, suspense ...
Plot: betrayal, dangerous attraction, infidelity, vengeance, couple relations, love triangle, revenge, dishonesty, friendship, love and romance, crimes, adultery ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.3
 1K
Cat Chaser (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Miami hotel owner finds danger when be becomes romantically involved with the wife of a deposed general from the Dominican Republic where he fought many years back.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, vengeance, reunion, intrigue, love and romance, cons and scams, crimes, crime, rivalry, soldier, rescue ...
Time: 80s
Place: dominican republic, florida, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Internal Affairs (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Keen young Raymold Avila joins the Internal Affairs Department of the Los Angeles police. He and partner Amy Wallace are soon looking closely at the activities of cop Dennis Peck whose financial holdings start to suggest something shady. Indeed Peck ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: police corruption, internal affairs, psychopath, police investigation, crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, vengeance, mind game, workplace intrigue, manipulations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.7
 6K
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: clever, talky, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, mind game, violence, prostitute, secret, police investigation, drugs/alcohol, crimes, rivalry, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.1
 2K
Dirty Hands (1975)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Saint Tropez. Julie Wormser and her lover, writer and neighbour Jeff Marle, plan the murder of her wealthy husband Louis, an impotent who drinks a lot. She hits him, and leaves the rest of the task to Jeff. Julie finds herself alone the following ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, clever ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, mind game, uncover truth, mystery, betrayal, love and romance, dangerous attraction, protagonist as suspect, deadly, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
Place: saint tropez, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.1
 10K
Night Moves (1975)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Private detective and former football player Harry Moseby gets hired on to what seems a standard missing person case, as a former Hollywood actress whose only major roles came thanks to being married to a studio mogul wants Moseby to find and return ...
Style: tense, psychological, cynical, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, murder, missing person, femme fatale, espionage, mystery, infidelity, crimes, uncover truth, family problems, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, florida, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%