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Death in a French Garden (1985)
 7.0
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Death in a French Garden (1985)
Original name: PĂ©ril en la demeure
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The wealthy Tombsthays hire a guitar tutor, David Aurphet, for their daughter Vivian. The wife, Julia, begins a passionate affair with David. Edwige, Julia's new neighbour, also takes an interest in David. David is attacked one night on returning home but saved by a mysterious stranger Daniel who reveals himself to be a hired killer. David begins to suspect that his affair is no longer secret.
Style: psychological, sexual, sexy, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, surprise ending, suspense
Plot: jealousy, crimes, sexual relations, betrayal, neo noir, legal investigation, love and romance, family life, manipulations, infidelity, love affair, danger, femme fatale, manipulation, voyeurism, couples, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, mind game, deadly, life turned upside down, mysterious character, eroticism, passion, seduction ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe

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Most similar movies to Death in a French Garden

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and sexy films with plots about dishonesty, couples, crimes, murder, deadly, dangerous attraction and infidelity mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Death in a French Garden: Still of the Night (1982), Siesta (1987), He Died with His Eyes Open (1985), The Cry of the Owl (1987), The Hot Spot (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Still of the Night (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When one of his patients is found murdered, psychiatrist Dr. Sam Rice is visited by the investigating officer but refuses to give up any information. He's then visited by the patient's mistress, Brooke Reynolds, whom he quickly falls for ...
Style: suspenseful, sexy, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: murder, psychiatrist, neo noir, mystery, obsession, investigation, infidelity, danger, dangerous attraction, fall in love, doctors and patients, forbidden love ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, ireland
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100%
 5.6
 2K
Siesta (1987)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Claire (an American) wakes up in a terrible state at the end of a runway in Spain. As she tries to account for her state (blood-soaked and bruised), she has flashbacks from the past few days. She thinks she's killed someone, but isn't ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: murder, stalking, mystery, memory loss, uncover truth, who done it, mysterious character, deadly, protagonist as suspect, danger, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
He Died with His Eyes Open (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: On Ne Meurt Que Deux Fois, a French murder mystery based upon a novel of the same name, is an unusual, involving film with excellent performances by its entire cast. Police Inspector Staniland (Michel Serrault) is investigating the death of a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, mind bending, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, crime, investigation, mystery, crimes, who done it, neo noir, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Cry of the Owl (1987)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Robert is an architect and artist, in Vichy after separating from his Parisian wife. Robert finds it calms him to stand in the shadows of the home of Juliette and Patrick and watch her cook. She thinks he's a prowler and confronts him, then ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, gloomy, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: voyeurism, stalking, murder, neo noir, dead woman, injustice, dishonesty, manipulations, mentally unstable, deadly, crumbling marriage, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, vichy
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 6.4
 10K
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, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: neo noir, femme fatale, infidelity, accountant, crimes, dishonesty, manipulation, love triangle, love and romance, cons and scams, dangerous attraction, bank robbery ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, virginia, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Monkey's Mask (2000)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia, Canada, France, Italy, Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Monkey's Mask is a 2000 thriller film directed by Samantha Lang. It stars Susie Porter and Kelly McGillis. Porter plays a lesbian private detective who falls in love with a suspect (McGillis) in the disappearance of a young woman. The film ...
Style: sexy, realistic, erotic, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: love affair, infidelity, murder, uncover truth, femme fatale, investigation, manipulations, mystery, dangerous attraction, manipulation, sexual relations, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Mortal Passions (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A scheming woman (Krista Errickson) seeks to kill her husband to collect the insurance money, and is willing to seduce anyone she can to do it - including her husband's brother.
Style: suspenseful, sexual, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: femme fatale, nudity (full frontal - brief), manipulation, infidelity, neo noir, dishonesty, inheritance, couple relations, siblings relations, dangerous attraction, cons and scams, graphic violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.9
 343
Dead On (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In an erotic update of "Strangers on a Train", airline pilot Ted Beaumont and his lover, Erin Davenport, scheme to rid themselves of their respective spouses. Ted's wife disappears mysteriously and thinking that all is proceeding ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, sexual, sexy, serious ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, betrayal, crime, couples, strong sexual content, power relations, manipulation, love affair, dangerous attraction, love triangle, train ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Wedding in Blood (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lucienne Delamare and Pierre Maury are having an affair. Lucienne's husband Paul is the mayor, and a French deputy. Pierre's wife Clotilde has been weak and sickly for years. Lucienne's husband holds no excitement for her, and he is ...
Style: clever, sexual, suspenseful, cynical, sexy ...
Plot: murder, politics, life turned upside down, crimes of passion, couples, disorder, dull life, crime, deadly, unfulfillment, unlikely criminals, love affair ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Twisted Obsession (1989)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dan Gillis, an American screenwriter living in Paris, recently abandoned by his wife, and getting used to his new life as a bachelor while trying to take care of his son, Danny - is commissioned to write a script. The offer comes from Legrand, a ...
Style: sexual, suspenseful, sexy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: obsession, couples, love and romance, dangerous attraction, cons and scams, fall in love, siblings relations, manipulation, romance, manipulations, writer's life, rescue ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.8
 2K
Impulse (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Acting on impulse, Claire Dennison (Willa Ford), enjoys a brief fling with a sexy stranger (a dead ringer for her husband), only to realize that the object of her desire is a crazed, manipulative, and tenacious psychopath.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, sexual ...
Plot: sexual fantasy, psychopath, infidelity, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, love affair, danger, stalking, obsession, woman in danger, sexual relations, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
 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, rough, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, private detective, femme fatale, investigation, serial killer, vengeance, witnessing a crime, crime, danger, rivalry, voyeurism ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.3
 536
Exit in Red (1996)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ed Altman is a psychiatrist who relocates to Palm Springs, Calif., in order to avoid a lawsuit. However, he happens to wander directly into more trouble when he begins an affair with the rich and beautiful Ally Mercer (Annabel Schofield), who has ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, sexy ...
Plot: murder, psychiatrist, power relations, love affair, betrayal, extramarital affair, sexuality, manipulation, dangerous attraction, frame up, infidelity, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Deadly Betrayal (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: International reporter Jeff Randal spends half of his time abroad. His wife Donna feels neglected. When their preteen daughter Melinda's hunky teacher Adam Hamilton notices, Donna becomes his hot lover, to her Boston bookstore employer and ...
Style: tense, sexy, suspenseful, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, dangerous attraction, love affair, love and romance, danger, crimes, betrayal, couples, murder, stalking, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.0
 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: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, uncover truth, mystery, betrayal, mind game, deadly, couples, manipulation, dangerous attraction, alcohol abuse, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
Place: riviera, saint tropez
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.3
 269
Cause of Death (2001)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A deputy-district attorney, assigned to investigate the murder of the mayor's cousin, finds himself falling for the victim's wife.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, political corruption, who done it, love affair, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, danger, femme fatale, law enforcement, rivalry, murder investigation, trial ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Pretty When You Cry (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wife is caught in a web of sex and violence.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, erotic, sexy ...
Plot: murder, investigation, femme fatale, woman in danger, mind game, deadly, betrayal, couples, obsession, dangerous attraction, serial killer, legal ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Monsieur Hire (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A French man spies on a lovely younger woman across the way. When he's spotted by the woman shortly after being questioned by the police about a local murder, the man simple life becomes more complicated.
Style: sexy, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, contemplative ...
Plot: femme fatale, false accusation, voyeurism, murder, investigation, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, amateur detective, witnessing a crime, deadly, crime, obsession ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 4.4
 630
Spider's Web (2002)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A wily businessman plots with a sultry executive to swindle $40 million from his father. But who is conning who?
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, erotic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, infidelity, dangerous attraction, disorder, couples, criminal heroes, crimes, crime, danger, fall in love, embezzlement, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.2
 847
Cold Heaven (1991)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An adulterous woman's faith in God is tested when her husband dies and miraculously comes back to life.
Style: psychological, stylized, sexual, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, crumbling marriage, love and romance, unfulfillment, dishonesty, investigation, dealing with death, betrayal, clergy, deadly, crimes, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Blue Room (2014)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A man and a woman, secretly in love, alone in a room. They desire each other, want each other, and even bite each other. In the afterglow, they share a few sweet nothings. At least the man seemed to believe they were nothing. Now under investigation ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: murder, police interrogation, infidelity, crimes, sexual relations, couple relations, couples, deadly, murder trial, sexual content, murder suspect, murder of wife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Between Your Legs (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Miranda, a sex addict, works for a radio station and is married to a cop. She signs up for therapy in order to deal with her sex addiction. Also in the group is Javier, a sex-phone junkie. The two misfits hit it off and a torid affair ensues. But ...
Style: erotic, psychological, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: sex addict, murder, police investigation, rough sex, love affair, sexual relations, danger, mentally unstable, frame up, strong sexual content, adultery, sexual obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
White Mischief (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Kenya
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A millionaire past his prime and his young wife arrive in Kenya circa 1940 to find that the other affluent British expatriates are living large as the homefront gears up for war. They are busy swapping partners, doing drugs, and attending lavish ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, stylized, bleak, serious ...
Plot: murder, decadence, love affair, social differences, couple relations, infidelity, imperialism, couples, crime, love and romance, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: kenya, africa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: serious, suspense, atmospheric, captivating, intense ...
Plot: neo noir, murder, obsession, betrayal, infidelity, conspiracy, crime, crimes, fatal attraction, romance, love affair, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.0
 249
Tropical Heat (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An insurance investigator is hired by the American wife of a maharaja to go to India to investigate the questionable death of her husband. Immediately the two start an affair.
Style: suspenseful, sexual, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: conspiracy, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), investigation, mystery, deadly, crimes, betrayal, strong violent content, couple relations, dangerous attraction, love affair ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Traces of Red (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jack, a Palm Beach detective, becomes involved in a case of multiple murders. All the women can be linked to Jack in some way. Jack and his partner have no leads, but numerous suspects. The murders continue, along with anonymous letters from the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, sexual, erotic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, femme fatale, murder, crime, danger, crimes, manipulations, police investigation, partners, mystery, law enforcement, reluctant partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Killing Me Softly (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman grows suspicious of her controlling husband after she discovers secrets about the women in his past.
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: sexual relations, sex, obsession, love affair, dangerous attraction, fatal attraction, obsessive love, bdsm, love, fall in love, mystery, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.6
 350
Dark Hearts (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When struggling artist Colson finds his muse in sultry singer Fran, their daring romance spirals out of control into a dangerous game of deception and betrayal.
Style: serious, realistic, surreal, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: love affair, couples, danger, dishonesty, betrayal, siblings relations, dangerous attraction, love and romance, gory, manipulations, destructive relationship, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.4
 30K
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, sexual, atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, adultery, neo noir, lust, betrayal, crimes, crime, crimes of passion, dangerous attraction, neo-noir, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
No Strings Attached (1997)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A renowned journalist becomes a suspect in a series of murders after he becomes intimately involved with a mysterious woman. In an attempt to clear his name, he tries to find a connection between his lover and the increasing number of dead bodies.
Style: psychological, sexual, realistic, mind bending, sexy ...
Plot: femme fatale, journalist, sexual fantasy, seduction, journalism, danger, media, couples, obsession, voyeurism, dishonesty, frame up ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%