Movies like The Perfect Neighbor

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The Perfect Neighbor (2005)
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The Perfect Neighbor (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In Kansas City, the deranged middle-age Donna Germaine stabs and kills her lover, when he calls off their relationship to stay with his wife. Donna uses an excuse to move to the house of her aunt, and she becomes obsessed in their neighbor, the executive William Costigan. The sick Donna plots an evil scheme to take William from his wife Jeannie Costigan.
Plot: starting over, attraction, femme fatale, betrayal, murder, obsession, neighbor, marriage, husband wife relationship

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and sexual films with plots about murder, femme fatale, couples, obsession, husband wife relationship, betrayal and dishonesty mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Perfect Neighbor: Framed for Murder (2007), Blind Man's Bluff (1992), Dead at 17 (2008), Depraved (1996), Stranger at the Door (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, tense ...
Plot: revenge, murder, dealing with death, vengeance, crime, death in the family, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, couples, femme fatale, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Framed for Murder (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When a woman falsely accused of murdering her husband is released from prison after 8 years, she hires a private investigator, determined to find out who framed her. What she doesn't know, is that the killer is about to do it again.
Style: suspense
Plot: medication, money, medicine, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship, strangulation, secretary, adultery, murder, ice pick, theater, hypocrite ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Blind Man's Bluff (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A blind professor is accused by the police of killing his neighbor and must clear his name by finding the murderer.
Plot: murder, neighbor, blindness, suspect, accident
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 4.6
 491
Dead at 17 (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Alyssa's 17-year-old son Jason commits suicide, something doesn't sit right. As she and her daughter Danni begin to take a deeper look in the circumstances surrounding Jason's death, they discover that he may have been involved ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, stripper, nightclub, group of friends, dark secret, pole dancer, loss of son, disposing of a dead body, accidental death, drugged drink, death of son ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Movie in collections
 3.4
 167
Depraved (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Steamy erotic thriller centering on Opella and Dan, a couple whose sexual fantasies get so wild, Dan wants to put a stop to them. When Opella is discovered dead, Dan contacts his brother to help him get rid of the body and cover his tracks, but the ...
Style: serious, erotic, sexual, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: adultery, impotence, murder, investigation, crimes, sibling relationship, erotic thriller, deadly, couples, dealing with death, obsession, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Stranger at the Door (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Katherine "Kathy" is happily married to businessman Greg Norris and lives in his beautiful home with his about 18-year old daughter Tara. When suddenly a charming young man, who Tara first saw lurking around in the garden, turns up on ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: garden, adopted son, parents and children, dishonesty, held captive, parent child relationship, mystery, family relations, amateur detective, murderous pair, adoption, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.1
 335
Face of Evil (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: On her wedding night, twenty-year-old Darcy Palmer empties her fiancé's bank account and flees to New York City. Along the way, she tries robbing Brianne Dwyer, who's heading to a New England college for her freshman year, and ends up ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: stolen identity, painter, roommate, college, artist, murder, psychopath, teenage girl, college student
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Le monte-charge (1962)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a Christmas night, an ex-convict ,Robert Herbin, meets a beautiful Italian married woman Marthe Drévet ,who has got a lot of things to hide . She lives in an old house ,the first floor of which is a big workshop where a service elevator leads to ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, deception, elevator, christmas tree, christmas, police, little girl, christmas eve, movie theatre, parisian suburb, murder disguised as suicide ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 67
Do It for Me (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Andrés's wealthy father-in-law runs a textile factory; he retires and brings Andrés to Madrid, with wife and son, to run the company. Andrés works long hours, but his wife is bored, and there are tensions at home. When Isabel, a femme ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: femme fatale, obsession, kidnapping, manipulations, dangerous attraction, infidelity, love affair, cons and scams, dishonesty, love and romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Madonna: A Case of Blood Ambition (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man is convicted of raping and murdering a child and sent to prison. He is shortly afterwards beaten to death by other inmates. His daughter blames the jurors who convicted him for his death, and she hatches a scheme to murder each of the jury ...
Plot: strip club, stripper, prison, revenge, murder, seduction, rape, female nudity, jury, father daughter relationship, juror, femme fatale
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 2.9
 527
Inner Sanctum (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman attempts suicide when she suspects her husband doesn't love her and is having an affair. Now she's wheelchair-bound, and her husband, who indeed doesn't love her and is having an affair, hires a private nurse to look after his ...
Style: sexual, sexy, serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, murder, obsession, betrayal, crime, strong sexual content, crimes, dishonesty, intrigue, infidelity, woman in danger, disability ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Lithium Conspiracy (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the 21th century getting hold of natural resources of emerging countries, is no matter of war--it is a matter of complex financial actions. And the power of governments behind the events has been replaced by the power of holding companies. ...
Plot: banker, betrayal, job, husband wife relationship, love, bank
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The First 9 1/2 Weeks (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An investment banker travels to Louisiana to snag the account of an eccentric millionaire but gets involved with his lusty wife, Mardi Gras, and (possibly) a satanic cult. The events in and around New Orleans change him forever and give a new slant ...
Plot: temptation, sex, seduction, erotica, voyeur, female nudity, husband wife relationship, love triangle, betrayal, billionaire, femme fatale, intimacy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Poison Ivy II (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young and naive college art student becomes obsessed with assuming the identity and personality of a departed coed who used to live in her room, and in so doing causes complications that result in two men, a student and her art professor, lusting ...
Style: sexual, sexy, serious, realistic, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, femme fatale, sexual relations, lust, diary, murder, sex, art, manipulations, student, switching roles, school ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Before He Wakes (1998)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Initially cleared of "accidentally" killing her husband, an idyllic wife and mother comes under suspicion when police learn that her first husband also perished under similar circumstances. As the investigation unfolds, it becomes clear ...
Plot: murder, trial, hypocrisy, christianity, religion, widow, shot in the head, high school basketball, greed, true crime, life insurance, basketball coach ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Poison Ivy: The New Seduction (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A sinister seductress vows to destroy a suburban family.
Style: sexual, erotic, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: femme fatale, nudity (topless - notable), obsession, murder, manipulation, betrayal, family, vengeance, romance, manipulations, mind game, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.3
 1K
Scorned (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A vengeful widow is out to seduce the relatives of the man she blames for her husband's death.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, surprise ending, twist ending
Plot: femme fatale, widow, seduction, gory, criminal's revenge, death, protagonist as suspect, manipulations, vengeance, obsession, dangerous attraction, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
What We Did That Night (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ex-con Henry (Rick Schroder) returns to town after being released from prison and contacts his old college frat members about a murder that they committed years earlier. They have to return to move the body to a new location before it is ...
Plot: murder, dark secret, ex convict, corpse, friendship, prank, secret, revenge
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 77
Invasive (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young couple, Pauline and Alex, moves from Paris to a quiet neighbourhood in the French countryside. Pauline loves to take care of her garden and the plants. She is also fascinated with her older neighbour Gilles who lives alone. They spend much ...
Plot: overalls, french countryside, potted plant, mysterious past, kiss, husband wife relationship, jealousy, love, obsession, neighbor, cigarette smoking, secretly observing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Scarlet Dove (1961)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Doctor Aitamaa is spending holiday with his family at their summer villa. He accidentally reads a letter that was meant to his wife. The letter is from another man. Aitamaa fallows his wife to the city and finds out that she has a lover. Later the ...
Plot: marriage, guilt, doctor, husband wife relationship, suspect, adultery, murder, femme fatale, police investigation, city, midlife crisis
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Twist of Faith (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vancouver Police Detective Henry Smith is one of those investigating the murder of Roman Catholic Father Martin, who was crucified in his own church.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, rough ...
Plot: church, serial killer, murder, murderous pair, crime, dangerous attraction, mystery, riddles and clues, who done it, psychopath, police investigation, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Disappearance (1977)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Thriller about a contract killer whose wife has disappeared. When he is hired by an international organisation to carry out a "shy" or hit, he suspects they are connected with her disappearance.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: flashback, bathtub, snow, neo noir, female nudity, betrayal, murder, contract killing, death of protagonist, hitman, disappearance, shot in the head ...
Place: montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.1
 619
Water's Edge (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Robert wanted an escape from the big city. He thought a small town by the water's edge would give him a new start. He couldn't have been more wrong. This little town has dirty secrets, and Robert just found the worst of them...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, surprise ending
Plot: femme fatale, small town, protagonist as suspect, crime, urban, betrayal, investigation, uncover truth, murder, crimes, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 499
The Other Wife (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Kate is devastated to learn that her husband Billy has been living a double life.
Plot: suicide, betrayal, nurse, other woman, pregnancy, pregnant, infidelity, cheating, anger, blood, marriage, gun ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Amy Fisher: My Story (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This sensational true story of a near fatal attraction left Mary Jo Buttafuoco paralyzed for life and made Amy Fisher America's most infamous teenager. Imprisoned 5-15 years for a crime she confessed to Fisher has nothing to lose by telling how ...
Plot: teenager, true crime, older man younger woman relationship, investigation, high school, attack, attempted murder, husband wife relationship, adultery, extramarital affair, murder, betrayal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Up Against Amanda (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After childhood abuse by her step-father and eight years in a juvenile psychiatric lockup, Amanda Lear is released. Her shrink is also her lover, who surreptitiously pays her rent on a nice house for a year. She moves in, takes one look at her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: hidden camera, neighbor, stalking, mentally unstable, manipulations, mind game, dangerous attraction, couples, espionage, obsession, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.8
 12K
Final Analysis (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Barr is a psychiatrist who falls in love with the sister of one of his clients. She's beautiful and married to a gangster. She hates her husband but is unable to escape from him.
Style: sexual, suspenseful, sexy, erotic, serious ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, psychiatrist, infidelity, sex, betrayal, neo-noir, crime, mystery, gangsters, manipulations, lust ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.1
 124
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: serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: love triangle, inheritance, sex, voyeurism, jealousy, femme fatale, seduction, artist, revenge, fortune, crime, murder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.5
 103
The Falls (2003)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In a smoke-filled dive in Buffalo, NY, David Marx tells us his tale of obsession, betrayal, and murder - leading him to an uncertain fate "underneath Niagara Falls." David tells us how his beautiful redheaded ex-girlfriend, Jennifer ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, surprise ending
Plot: neo noir, amateur detective, femme fatale, missing person, murder, jazz, betrayal, investigation, crime, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.1
 139
Homage (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The young caretaker at the estate of a reclusive woman develops a dangerous obsession with her daughter, a sexy television star. Unexpected twists and turns.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological, gothic
Plot: obsession, farm, tragic event, fatal attraction, widow, murder, investigation, dangerous attraction, crime, crimes, life is a bitch, mentally unstable ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%