Movies like Play Misty for Me

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Play Misty for Me (1971)
 7.0
 24K
Play Misty for Me (1971)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A brief fling between a male disc jockey and an obsessed female fan takes a frightening, and perhaps even deadly turn when another woman enters the picture.
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, rough, serious, realistic, neurotic, suspense, sexy, intense ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, mentally unstable, rivalry, stalker, disc jockey, obsessed fan, jaguar car, female stalker, vengeance, crimes, crime, danger, dangerous attraction, radio dj, terrorizing, murder, police investigation, jazz, insanity, paranoia, radio, manipulation, revenge, loneliness ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san francisco

Most similar movies to Play Misty for Me

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and suspense films with plots about murder, obsession, revenge, runaway, betrayal, dialogue and mentor mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Play Misty for Me: Fatal Attraction (1987), Single White Female (1992), Remember My Name (1978), The Crush (1993), Fear (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, family problems, terrorizing, adultery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Single White Female (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Attractive Manhattanite Allison Jones has it all: a handsome beau, a rent-controlled apartment, and a promising career as a fashion designer. When boyfriend Sam proves unfaithful, Allison strikes out on her own but must use the classifieds to seek ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, intense, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, violence, mental illness, basement, lookalikes, haunted by the past, woman in danger, psychopath, manic, wannabe, manipulations, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Remember My Name (1978)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Just released from prison, a young woman arrives in town to "start a new life", but soon begins stalking a married construction worker for no apparent reason, turning his life inside out and eventually terrorizing him and his wife.
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, small town, danger, crimes, rivalry, life turned upside down, vengeance, mentally unstable, prison, ex husband ex wife relationship, bet ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.8
 15K
The Crush (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A precocious and obsessive teenager develops a crush on a naive writer with harrowing consequences.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, disturbing, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, obsessive love, dangerous attraction, mentally unstable, false accusation, journalism, crimes, teenage life, revenge, stalking, erotic thriller, fatal attraction ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 38K
Fear (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A 16 year old girl takes up with a charming young man who quickly shows his colors when he beats a friend simply for walking with her and then goes totally ballistic after she tries to break up with him.
Style: sexual, suspenseful, rough, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, dangerous attraction, psychopath, danger, obsessive love, rivalry, rapist, virginity, dishonesty, couples, crimes, terrorizing ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.8
 167K
Misery (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Novelist Paul Sheldon crashes his car on a snowy Colorado road. He is found by Annie Wilkes, the "number one fan" of Paul's heroine Misery Chastaine. Annie is also somewhat unstable, and Paul finds himself crippled, drugged and at her ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, tense, psycho film ...
Plot: obsession, loneliness, mentally unstable, isolation, captivity, insanity, kidnapping, rage, escape attempt, psychopath, obsessed fan, manic ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.8
 34K
The Roommate (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Sara, a young design student from Iowa, arrives for college in Los Angeles, she is eager to fit in and get to know the big city. Her wealthy roommate, Rebecca, is more than eager to take Sara under her wing and show her the ropes. The two ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: obsession, mentally unstable, college, college life, roommate, danger, murder, medication, female psychopath, social relations, woman in danger, student life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, campus, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.1
 18K
Swimfan (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ben Cronin has it all: the admiration of his many friends, a terrific girlfriend, and he's on the fast-track to an athletic scholarship. Ben's rock-solid, promising future and romance are turned upside-down with the arrival of Madison ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, sexy, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, stalking, high school, hospital, swimming, dangerous attraction, frame up, teenage life, female psychopath, mental illness, murder, coma ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
The Collector (1965)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Freddie is an inept bank clerk with no future. His only hobby is collecting butterflies, which gives him a feeling of power and control that is otherwise totally missing from his life. He comes into a large sum of money, and buys himself a country ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, kidnapping, obsession, collector, mentally unstable, butterfly, danger, confined, crimes, dangerous attraction, loneliness, woman in danger ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.7
 2K
The Fan (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A record store clerk is an obsessed fan of an actress of stage and screen (Lauren Bacall). However when his letters are rejected, the fan strikes out at the actresses friends, then at her.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: obsession, murder, slasher, obsessed fan, stalking, actor's life, mentally unstable, woman in danger, danger, crime, price of fame, actress ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 14K
Unlawful Entry (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After a break-in at their house, a couple gets help from one of the cops that answered their call. He helps them install the security system, and begins dropping by on short notice and unofficial patrol, and spends a lot of time discussing the ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, psychopath, murder, violence, jealousy, police investigation, mind game, rivalry, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, hostages ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.1
 12K
Unforgettable (2017)
Genre: Drama, 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: suspense, rough, psychological, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: obsession, ex husband, mentally unstable, jealousy, ex husband ex wife relationship, divorce, marriage, insanity, deception, betrayal, stalking, frame up ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A suburban family chooses seemingly sweet Peyton Flanders as their newborn's nanny. Only much later does the infant's mother, Claire Bartel, realize Peyton's true intentions -- to destroy Claire and replace her in the family. The ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: nanny, obsession, vengeance, danger, haunted by the past, family in danger, domestic disturbance, loss of child, child, psychopath, family, parenthood ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.7
 24K
Cape Fear (1962)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sam Bowden witnesses a rape committed by Max Cady and testifies against him. When released after 8 years in prison, Cady begins stalking Bowden and his family but is always clever enough not to violate the law.
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: psychopath, small town, murder, lawyer, mind game, woman in danger, family in danger, stalking, neo noir, drowning, boat, girl ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.0
 27K
Obsessed (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Things couldn't be better for Derek Charles. He's just received a big promotion at work, and has a wonderful marriage with his beautiful wife, Sharon. However, into this idyllic world steps Lisa, a temporary worker at Derek's office. ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, sexy, suspense, intense ...
Plot: obsession, dangerous attraction, stalking, obsessive love, workplace, workplace intrigue, fatal attraction, danger, wooing, family problems, workplace romance, promotion ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.2
 14K
The Beguiled (1971)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Offbeat Civil War drama in which a wounded Yankee soldier, after finding refuge in an isolated girls' school in the South towards the end of the war, becomes the object of the young women's sexual fantasies. The soldier manipulates the ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Plot: american civil war, looking for sex, civil war, behind enemy lines, soldier, wounded soldier, vengeance, school, confinement indoors, refugees, teenage life, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: mississippi, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Crossing Guard (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After his daughter died in a hit and run, Freddy Gale has waited six years for John Booth, the man responsible, to be released from prison. On the day of release, Gale visits Booth and announces that he will kill him in one week. Booth uses his time ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, bleak, intense ...
Plot: murder, obsession, haunted by the past, revenge, redemption, vengeance, tragedy, rivalry, deadly, crimes, life is a bitch, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, nebraska, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.1
 148K
Hard Candy (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A mature 14-year old girl meets a charming 32-year old photographer on the Internet. Suspecting that he is a pedophile, she goes to his home in an attempt to expose him.
Style: disturbing, twist ending, psychological, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: age difference, pedophilia, pedophile, vengeance, torture, sexual abuse, dangerous attraction, manipulation, sociopath, seduction, older man younger woman relationship, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 16K
The Juror (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: With his gangster boss on trial for murder, a mob thug known as "the Teacher" tells Annie Laird she must talk her fellow jurors into a not-guilty verdict, implying that he'll kill her son Oliver if she fails. She manages to do this, ...
Style: psychological, realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: hitman, danger, obsession, trial, single parent, courtroom drama, legal action, blackmail, court case, legal, dishonesty, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: guatemala
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
In the Line of Fire (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Veteran Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan is a man haunted by his failure to save President Kennedy while serving protection detail in Dallas. Thirty years later, a man calling himself "Booth" threatens the life of the current President, ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret service, assassin, obsession, assassination attempt, bodyguard, election, undercover, gunfight, usa president, cia, stalking, terrorism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, washington d.c., phoenix arizona, dallas texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.7
 47K
Absolute Power (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A master thief coincidentally is robbing a house where a murder in which the President of The United States is involved occurs in front of his eyes. He is forced to run yet may hold evidence that could convict the President. A political thriller ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: secret service, political corruption, secret service agent, assassination, crime, state affairs, witnessing a crime, crimes, uncover truth, dishonesty, deadly, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Bad Influence (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Michael, a wimpy young executive, is about to get pulverized by a jealous boyfriend in a bar when a handsome, mysterious stranger steps in--and then disappears. Later that night, while jogging, Michael runs into the stranger on a pier. He introduces ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, clever, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, betrayal, friendship, false accusation, psychopath, frame up, neo-noir, crimes, teaching the ways of the world, dangerous attraction, mysterious character, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.3
 359
Body Chemistry (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A research project on sexual response leads two doctors into an affair where their deepest passions and darkest fantasies are revealed.
Style: sexy, erotic, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: fatal attraction, infidelity, obsession, seduction, laboratory, love triangle, danger, dangerous attraction, love affair, sexual relations, mental illness, stalking ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 109K
One Hour Photo (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sy "the photo guy" Parrish has lovingly developed photos for the Yorkin family since their son was a baby. But as the Yorkins' lives become fuller, Sy's only seems lonelier, until he eventually believes he's part of their ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: cheating, obsession, stalker, voyeurism, loner, infidelity, knife, birthday party, theft, undercover, love affair, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.9
 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: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, sexy, erotic ...
Plot: murder, extramarital affair, psychiatrist, infidelity, betrayal, love triangle, family problems, femme fatale, gangsters, mystery, dangerous attraction, lust ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.6
 30K
True Crime (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Boozer, skirt chaser, careless father. You could create your own list of reporter Steve Everett's faults but there's no time. A San Quentin Death Row prisoner is slated to die at midnight – a man Everett has suddenly realized is innocent.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, psychological, tense ...
Plot: death row, investigation, false accusation, journalism, lethal injection, race against time, death penalty, crime, uncover truth, journal, lawyer, prison ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, oakland california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Apartment Zero (1988)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The owner of a failing cinema and his mysterious boarder are caught up in the political intrigue of Argentina.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, dark humor, captivating, serious ...
Plot: neighbor, murder, serial killer, crimes, gender, mental illness, flat, dangerous friend, suspicion, politics, secret, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: argentina, latin america, california, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.7
 11K
Blue Steel (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A female rookie in the police force engages in a cat and mouse game with a pistol wielding psychopath who becomes obsessed with her.
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: obsession, policewoman, serial killer, stalking, murder, psychopath, neo noir, mind game, crimes, crime, police investigation, female protagonist ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: enigmatic, psychological, suspenseful, serious, twist ending ...
Plot: obsession, serial killer, rejection, friendship, murder, jealousy, manipulations, secret identity, mistaken identity, sexual tension, psychopath, neo noir ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: italy, europe, new york, atlantic ocean, venice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 40K
Blood Work (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Still recovering from a heart transplant, a retired FBI profiler returns to service when his own blood analysis offers clues to the identity of a serial killer.
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, mystery, crimes, investigation, deadly, dishonesty, fbi, foot chase, doctor patient relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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