Movies like Play Misty for Me

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Play Misty for Me (1971)
 6.9
 28K
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: sexy, psychological, tense, suspenseful, slasher, neurotic, neo noir, erotic, twists and turns, light ...
Plot: obsession, stalker, radio, loneliness, murder, manipulation, femme fatale, female psychopath, obsessed fan, love, revenge, love triangle, jazz, insanity, female villain, police investigation, paranoia, unrequited love, womanizer, jealousy, borderline personality disorder, lust, anger, painting, fatal attraction ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, pacific ocean, san francisco

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Most similar movies to Play Misty for Me

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, psychological, serious and realistic films with plots about murder, obsession, danger, vengeance, crimes, violence and police investigation mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Play Misty for Me: Fatal Attraction (1987), Single White Female (1992), The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992), 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, erotic, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, adultery, obsession, sexual obsession, stalker, extramarital affair, borderline personality disorder, femme fatale, female psychopath, fatal attraction, obsessive love, crimes of passion ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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: twist ending, suspenseful, sexy, twists and turns, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, roommate, mental illness, stalker, jealousy, borderline personality disorder, femme fatale, female nudity, dangerous friend, violence, female rapist, death of pet ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, psychological ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: obsession, nanny, vengeance, female psychopath, psychopath, family in danger, sexual abuse, asthma, suicide, domestic disturbance, home invasion, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, washington state, san francisco, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 20K
The Crush (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A precocious and obsessive teenager develops a crush on a naive writer with harrowing consequences.
Style: sexy, suspenseful, psychological, erotic, tense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, obsessive love, dangerous attraction, fatal attraction, borderline personality disorder, mentally unstable, female psychopath, journalism, revenge, false accusation, seductress, stalking ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Fear (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
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, psychological, sexy, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids, teen drama
Plot: obsession, psychopath, dangerous attraction, teenager, obsessive love, fatal attraction, rapist, virginity, crimes, rivalry, stalker, first sex ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 11K
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, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: kidnapping, psychopath, obsession, collector, mentally unstable, woman in danger, captivity, confined, dangerous attraction, loneliness, missing person, hostage ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
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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: suspenseful, sexy, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: obsession, stalker, stalking, obsessive love, female psychopath, dangerous attraction, swimming, teenager, high school, betrayal, sexual obsession, hospital ...
Time: 80s, contemporary
Place: new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 4K
Homecoming (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A jealous woman (Mischa Barton) plots revenge after her former beau (Matt Long) returns to their hometown with a pretty new girlfriend (Jessica Stroup).
Style: suspense, rough, psychological, suspenseful, dark ...
Plot: obsession, female psychopath, obsessive love, love, small town, dangerous attraction, jealousy, college, torture, suspicion, desire, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, serious, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: stalking, released from prison, female masturbation, love triangle, manipulative woman, being followed, ex husband ex wife relationship, arrest, manipulative behavior, building a house, revenge, ex convict ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.8
 39K
The Roommate (2011)
Genre: Horror, 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: scary, suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns, intense ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: obsession, female psychopath, obsessive love, college, mentally unstable, female stalker, murder, college life, stalker, teenager, lesbian, roommate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
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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: psychological, neo noir, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, revenge, lawyer, stalking, crimes, small town, obsession, serial killer, family in danger, sexual abuse, chase, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 17K
Unlawful Entry (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 111 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: psychological, suspenseful, tense, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, police officer, home invasion, police, murder, suburbs, police investigation, hostage, stalker, vengeance, corruption ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
10 to Midnight (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the real-life Richard Speck murders, amoral, nearly psychotic killer Warren Stacey (Gene Davis) is a serial killer who has murdered a number of women; he stabs them while they are naked to minimize leaving any physical evidence. Police ...
Style: slasher, sexy, suspenseful, neo noir, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, sex maniac, revenge, vigilante, murder, vigilantism, male nudity, killer, teenager, villain, crimes, violence ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Greta (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young woman returns an elderly widow’s lost purse, leading to an unlikely relationship between the two — until the young woman discovers her elder might not be all that she seems.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, disturbing, psychological, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, trapped, obsessive love, female villain, held captive, stalker, obsession, older woman younger woman relationship, murder, trap, roommate, psychopath ...
Place: paris france, usa, new york, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.2
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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: suspense, macabre, sexy, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: american civil war, civil war, incest, looking for sex, manipulation, obsession, sexuality, nudity (full frontal - brief), school, violence, boarding school, murder ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 70s
Place: california, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Single White Female 2: The Psycho (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A warped woman takes deadly measures to help a new roommate get rid of her problems.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female psychopath, obsession, psychopath, murder, mentally unstable, woman in danger, seduction, female killer, serial killer, female assassin, murderer, girlfriend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.9
 14K
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, neo noir, sexy, erotic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: psychiatrist, murder, extramarital affair, lust, betrayal, femme fatale, doctor patient relationship, gangsters, lighthouse, manipulation, mystery, courtroom ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An aging, reclusive Southern belle plagued by a horrifying family secret descends into madness after the arrival of a lost relative.
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: insanity, haunted by the past, mystery, murder, female villain, crimes, aging, whodunit, mental disorder, small town, camp, greed ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 60s, 1920s, year 1964
Place: louisiana, southern usa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Word (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland, Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Days before the end of the school year, Liliana gives Janek an ultimatum, giving him 24 hours to either prove his love for her or forget about her altogether.
Style: tense, serious, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: teenage love, obsession, high school life, teenage life, youth, jealousy, revenge, coming of age, murder, rivalry, betrayal, mother daughter conflict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: suspense, suspenseful, tense, intense, serious ...
Plot: secret service, crimes, political conspiracy, murder mystery, political corruption, assassination, justice, usa president, witnessing a crime, politics, conspiracy, white house ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ 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, tense, serious, realistic, erotic
Plot: hidden camera, female stalker, abusive stepfather, stalking, neighbor, obsession, mind game, dangerous attraction, rivalry, mentally unstable, youth, femme fatale ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Someone Is Bleeding (1974)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: On a beach in Nice, François meets the mysterious Peggy and falls in love with her. Following her to a villa, he meets Marc, a lawyer who has a strange relationship with the girl. Marc tells François that Peggy is a drug addict: she kills men who ...
Style: sexy, neo noir, mind bending, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, murder, femme fatale, mentally unstable, injustice, psychopath, power relations, couples, false accusation, addiction, dangerous attraction, drug abuse ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, riviera, south of france, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.2
 14K
Talk Radio (1988)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A rude, contemptuous talk show host becomes overwhelmed by the hatred that surrounds his program just before it goes national.
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, talky, tense, suspense ...
Plot: radio, paranoid, radio dj, murder, death, racism, anonymity, liberal, media, media satire, redemption, hate ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Witch Who Came from the Sea (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Anger stemming from being abused as a child drives an alcoholic's daughter to kill as an adult.
Style: disturbing, serious, rough, psychological, slasher ...
Plot: murder, female psychopath, obsession, ocean, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, supernatural, vengeance, rape and revenge, dark secret, curse, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.0
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Sliver (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A woman moves into an apartment in Manhattan and learns that the previous tenant's life ended mysteriously after they fell from the balcony.
Style: erotic, sexy, suspenseful, psychological, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hidden camera, voyeurism, dangerous attraction, murder, neighbor, strong sexual content, serial killer, trapped, apartment building, obsession, stalking, video surveillance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.2
 473
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, psychological, suspenseful, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, fatal attraction, erotica, seduction, obsession, laboratory, love triangle, love affair, dangerous attraction, mental illness, sexual relations, stalking ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
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Stoker (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After India's father dies, her Uncle Charlie, who she never knew existed, comes to live with her and her unstable mother. She comes to suspect this mysterious, charming man has ulterior motives and becomes increasingly infatuated with him.
Style: psychological, bleak, suspenseful, gothic, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mysterious character, antisocial behavior, under the surface, family problems, masturbation, parents and children, family relations, estate, mystery, funeral, youth, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Parallax View (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ambitious reporter, investigating a senator's assassination, realizes witnesses to the shooting are systematically dying and discovers a multi-million dollar corporation which serves as a front for the recruitment of political assassins.
Style: disturbing, atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: politics, conspiracy, corruption, investigation, reporter, murder, assassination, political conspiracy, media, political corruption, journalism, senator ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: seattle, los angeles, latin america, washington state, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Mother's Boys (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sexy but unstable wife and mother Jude walked out on her family three years ago. Now, just as suddenly, she is back. But her husband, Robert, has fallen in love with Callie, an assistant principal at his sons' school. He asks Jude for a ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, mentally unstable, psychopath, dysfunctional family, family in danger, family life, infidelity, family problems, murder, hidden identity, stalking, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: bleak, suspenseful, emotional, intense, suspense ...
Plot: haunted by the past, murder, obsession, hit and run, revenge, tragedy, crimes, redemption, vengeance, loss of daughter, justice, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, nebraska, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%