Movies like The Perfect Neighbor

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The Perfect Neighbor
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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Match Point
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UK, Ireland, Luxembourg
124 min.
 7.6
Dry Summer
Drama
Turkey
90 min.
 8.1
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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 murder, obsession, husband wife relationship, betrayal, marriage, couples and infidelity mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres. Some movies like The Perfect Neighbor: Amy Fisher: My Story (1992), Up Against Amanda (2000), Obsessed (2009), Trouble Every Day (2001), Zebra Lounge (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Amy Fisher: My Story
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, self destruction, attempted murder, investigation, attack, high school, love, obsession, child abuse, deception ...
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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 ...
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Obsessed
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Duration: 108 min.
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Style: sexy, suspenseful, suspense, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: obsession, workplace, stalking, office, kidnapping, race issues, manipulation, hospital, dangerous attraction, wooing, workplace romance, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new orleans
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System:   78%
    User:   83%
 
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Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
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Duration: 101 min.
Story: Scientist Shane Brown neglects his new bride, instead spending their honeymoon searching for an old colleague who disappeared after a research paper he had written was discredited by the medical community. It turns out that Dr. Semeneau is living in ...
Style: sexual, psychological, scary, suspense, serious ...
Plot: gory, cannibalism, vampire, sex, male nudity, serial killer, hotel, violence, pornography, dangerous attraction, brutality, nudity (topless - notable) ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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System:   73%
    User:   87%
 
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Zebra Lounge
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Alan and Wendy Barnet have been married just long enough for the excitement to have gone out of their relationship, and they're looking for a way to put some spice back in their lives. After placing a personal ad looking for another couple ...
Style: serious, sexual, erotic, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, femme fatale, crumbling marriage, legal investigation, manipulations, couple relations, dangerous attraction, swinger, sex, voyeurism, anger, infidelity ...
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Match Point
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland, Luxembourg
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Match Point is Woody Allen’s satire of the British High Society and the ambition of a young tennis instructor to enter into it. Yet when he must decide between two women - one assuring him his place in high society, and the other that would bring ...
Style: talky, clever, tense, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, love triangle, murder, blind ambition, tennis, instructor, actress, lust, obsession, social climbing, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
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Addicted
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A gallerist risks her family and flourishing career when she enters into an affair with a talented painter and slowly loses control of her life.
Style: serious, touching, sexual, realistic, sexy
Plot: infidelity, sexual relations, obsession, lust, temptation, attraction, dishonesty, cheating wife, lie, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, sin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   72%
    User:   64%
 
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Unforgettable
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Julia moves in with her fiancé, David, but his ex-wife and her own haunting past join forces to rock her quiet suburban existence.
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: ex husband, interracial marriage, mentally unstable, ex husband ex wife relationship, insanity, theft, engagement, stabbed in the leg, redemption, laptop, impalement, fight to the death ...
Time: 2010s
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System:   72%
    User:   69%
 
 6.1
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Disclosure
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: sexual, suspenseful, tense, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: workplace, obsession, conspiracy, vengeance, sexual harassment, lawyer, manipulation, internet, betrayal, virtual reality, revenge, manipulations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: san francisco, seattle washington
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System:   62%
    User:   67%
 
 6.2
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Dream Lover
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Ray is young, charming, successful and the owner of a prosperous architect company. However, he has recently gone trough a very painful divorce. His friends try to cheer him up by showing him the positive sides of being single but for Ray marriage ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, atmospheric, sexual ...
Plot: mystery, betrayal, crumbling marriage, obsession, couple relations, infidelity, dangerous attraction, murder, architect, adultery, marriage, divorce ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   62%
 
The Perfect Wife
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: dealing with death, vengeance, crime, death in the family, murder, crimes, revenge, deadly, dishonesty, couples, femme fatale, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   46%
 
 7.8
 37K
The Salesman
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Forced out of their apartment due to dangerous works on a neighboring building, Emad and Rana move into a new flat in the center of Tehran. An incident linked to the previous tenant will dramatically change the young couple’s life.
Style: tense, intense, psychological, dramatic, reflective ...
Plot: rape, revenge, hospital, tragedy, islam, censorship, death, family drama, secrets, morality, brutality, storytelling ...
Time: 2010s
Place: iran, poland, middle east, tehran iran
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System:   49%
    User:   53%
 
Things We Lost in the Fire
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A recent widow invites her husband's troubled best friend to live with her and her two children. As he gradually turns his life around, he helps the family cope and confront their loss.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: addiction, heroin, childhood, drugs, death, drugs/alcohol, interracial romance, drug addiction, funeral, depression, redemption, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   45%
 
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Say Nothing
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Housewife Grace Needham (Nastassja Kinski) has a one-night stand with Julian Grant (William Baldwin), who then becomes obsessed with sinking her marriage to husband Matt (Hart Bochner). The twist here is that Julian is a millionaire global ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: femme fatale, mentally unstable, crumbling marriage, manipulations, obsession, couple relations, dangerous attraction, infidelity, love affair, sexual relations, dysfunctional family, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   43%
 
Advise & Consent
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Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A Senate investigation into the President's newly-nominated Secretary of State gives light to a secret from the past, which may not only ruin the candidate, but the President's character as well.
Style: realistic, clever, serious, sincere, dramatic ...
Plot: politics, idealism, journalism, political corruption, fighting the system, political, president, world politics, dedicated lawyer, senator, secrets, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1930s, 1960s
Place: usa, washington d.c., manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
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System:   47%
    User:   39%
 
 5.0
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Indiscretion
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A married woman's affair comes back to haunt her when her obsessed lover infiltrates every part of her life.
Plot: boyfriend, survivor, embarrassment, best friend, isolation, immaturity, mansion, break in, loneliness, soul mate, texting, polaroid camera ...
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System:   47%
    User:   40%
 
 6.8
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Caught
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: realistic, psychological, sexual, serious, erotic ...
Plot: betrayal, adultery, infidelity, fish, bus, love triangle, greed, homeless, love and romance, store, secrets, parenthood ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york
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System:   46%
    User:   46%
 
A Table for One
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: serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, mind game, obsession, infidelity, couple relations, murder, love affair, love triangle, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   52%
 
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Sheesha
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Story: Businesswoman Sia Malhotra lives a wealthy lifestyle in Bangkok, along with her twin, Ria, who is deaf and dumb due to a neurological disorder. She meets with Raj Oberoi, and both fall in love. Their endeavors to cure Ria are all in vain. Sia plans ...
Plot: sexual desire, erotic thriller, brother in law sister in law relationship, twin sister, wedding night, femme fatale, bikini, twin, erotica, murder, wedding, marriage ...
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System:   45%
    User:   50%
 
The Scarlet Dove
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: femme fatale, marriage, guilt, doctor, husband wife relationship, adultery, suspect, murder, police investigation, city, midlife crisis
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System:   44%
    User:   36%
 
 7.4
 605
The Demon
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When Sokichi stops providing his long-time lover Kikuyo enough money to pay for the care of their three young children, Kikuyo leaves the children with Sokichi - and his very surprised and angry wife Oume - and disappears.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: strong sexual content, dishonesty, couples, family problems, mystery, manipulations, love triangle, couple relations, child abuse, greed, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: asia, japan, mount fuji
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   40%
 
The Trigger Effect
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: How tenuous is man's hold on civilization when survival becomes an issue? When the lights go out and stay out for several days, suburbanites Matthew and Annie learn the hard way that man is "by nature" a predatory creature. ...
Style: bleak, psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: apocalypse, suburbs, paranoia, betrayal, danger, chase, survival, pornography, babies and infants, life philosophy, on the run, technology ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california
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System:   42%
    User:   50%
 
 8.1
 3K
Dry Summer
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A scheming tobacco farmer sets out to ruin his competition by diverting the local water to his own property.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, bleak, tense
Plot: betrayal, moral dilemma, village, farm, siblings relations, murder, crimes, dishonesty, water, summer, family relations, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   36%
 
 7.6
 34K
Lust, Caution
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA, China, Taiwan
Duration: 157 min.
Story: During World War II a secret agent must seduce, then assassinate an official who works for the Japanese puppet government in Shanghai. Her mission becomes clouded when she finds herself falling in love with the man she is assigned to kill.
Style: sexual, atmospheric, realistic, tense, serious ...
Plot: sex, love, espionage, assassination, brutality, violence, revolution, murder, resistance, adultery, neo noir, assassination attempt ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1940s
Place: china, japan, asia, shanghai, hong kong ...
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System:   40%
    User:   47%
 
 2.9
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Inner Sanctum
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: serious, sexual, realistic, sexy
Plot: love triangle, strong sexual content, crime, murder, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, betrayal, investigation, intrigue, obsession, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   47%
 
 5.3
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Forever Mine
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: gloomy, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: betrayal, crime, vengeance, romance, resort, obsession, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, haunted by the past, murder, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa, new york
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System:   40%
    User:   45%
 
The Right Temptation
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A detective falls for the man she's supposed to be investigating; dire complications follow.
Style: erotic, twists and turns, serious, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, private detective, protagonist as suspect, investigation, crime, manipulations, dangerous attraction, infidelity, crimes, dishonesty, love triangle, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   35%
 
Lakeview Terrace
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young interracial couple has just moved into their California dream home when they become the target of their next-door neighbor, who disapproves of their relationship. A tightly wound LAPD officer has appointed himself the watchdog of the ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, serious, suspense ...
Plot: racism, obsession, single father, interracial relations, drugs/alcohol, race issues, interracial romance, twists & turns, murder, rivalry, interracial couple, neighbor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
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System:   39%
    User:   36%
 

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