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Play Misty for Me (1971)
 7.0
 25K
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, psychotronic, cult film, neurotic, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, mentally unstable, rivalry, stalker, disc jockey, obsessed fan, jaguar car, crimes, crime, graphic violence, danger, dangerous attraction, radio dj, terrorizing, woman kills a man, female stalker, vengeance, murder, police investigation, jazz, insanity, paranoia, radio, manipulation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san francisco

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, psychological, serious and suspenseful films with plots about murder, obsession, danger, revenge, crimes, vengeance and betrayal mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Play Misty for Me: Fatal Attraction (1987), Unforgettable (2017), Single White Female (1992), The Collector (1965), Homecoming (2009). 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, twist ending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, sexual obsession, adultery, extramarital affair, obsession, crimes of passion, family in danger, sexualized violence, dishonesty, danger, dangerous attraction, family problems ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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100%
 5.1
 14K
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: psychological thriller, suspense, rough, psychological, tense ...
Plot: obsession, mentally unstable, divorce, ex husband ex wife relationship, jealousy, ex husband, stalking, betrayal, insanity, deception, frame up, unrequited love ...
Time: 2010s
Place: san francisco
⇓ 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: twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense, intense, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, violence, mental illness, psychopath, manipulation, lookalikes, wannabe, manic, manipulations, haunted by the past, woman in danger, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: suspenseful, disturbing, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, kidnapping, obsession, collector, mentally unstable, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, danger, confined, missing person, isolation, captivity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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: suspenseful, rough, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, love, small town, female psychopath, secret, jealousy, murder, torture, suspicion, desire, college, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ 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: psychological, suspenseful, tense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: stalking, pursuit, obsession, small town, obsessive compulsive disorder, vengeance, danger, rivalry, crimes, mentally unstable, graphic violence, life turned upside down ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.3
 1K
Scorned (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
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, realistic, surprise ending, tense, suspense ...
Plot: seduction, femme fatale, sexual relations, psychopath, manipulation, widow, family problems, dangerous attraction, crimes, danger, couples, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.9
 16K
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: sexy, suspenseful, psychological, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, obsessive love, dangerous attraction, mentally unstable, fatal attraction, false accusation, journalism, teenage life, crimes, revenge, stalking, erotic thriller ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 26K
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, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, family in danger, stalking, neo noir, small town, crimes, crime, danger, revenge, murder, lawyer, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.3
 40K
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: suspenseful, sexual, serious, rough, psychological ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, dangerous attraction, psychopath, obsessive love, virginity, fatal attraction, danger, rapist, rivalry, crimes, family relations, teenager ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.1
 19K
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, tense, sexy, serious, psychological ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, stalking, dangerous attraction, high school, female psychopath, hospital, obsessive love, swimming, frame up, teenage life, insanity, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.8
 114K
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: suspenseful, tense, psychological, intense, scary ...
Plot: obsession, loner, cheating, loneliness, insanity, stalker, voyeurism, undercover, impersonating, infidelity, love affair, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
 14K
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: suspenseful, psychological, tense, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, psychopath, murder, suburbs, violence, jealousy, police investigation, mind game, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, bodyguard, obsession, assassination attempt, election, undercover, gunfight, assassin, stalking, terrorism, rivalry, government agency ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, washington d.c., usa, chicago illinois, dallas texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, girls' night
Plot: nanny, obsession, vengeance, haunted by the past, asthma, danger, family in danger, domestic disturbance, loss of child, psychopath, child, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.8
 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 ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, murder, obsessed fan, woman in danger, actor's life, stalking, mentally unstable, slasher, crime, danger, crimes, price of fame ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.1
 152K
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, rough, psychological, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: age difference, pedophile, pedophilia, vengeance, torture, dangerous attraction, sexual abuse, deception, sociopath, manipulation, seduction, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, psychopath, murder, woman in danger, mentally unstable, deadly, female psychopath, roommate, danger, rivalry, graphic violence, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 4.8
 405
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, teenage life, high school life, youth, revenge, jealousy, murder, rivalry, betrayal, danger, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.2
 16K
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, yankee, brother sister incest, school, wounded soldier, deadly, confined, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 70s
Place: mississippi, mississippi river, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: female stalker, stalking, hidden camera, neighbor, mind game, dangerous attraction, obsession, youth, danger, mentally unstable, rivalry, femme fatale ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: 80s, 20th century, year 1988
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina, latin america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
 50K
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, family relations, crimes, assassination, crime, witnessing a crime, state affairs, uncover truth, deadly, dishonesty, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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A History of Violence (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An average family is thrust into the spotlight after the father commits a seemingly self-defense murder at his diner.
Style: tense, twists and turns, disturbing, realistic, rough ...
Plot: self defense, family relations, small town, robbery, neo noir, mafia, attempted murder, attempted robbery, vigilantism, criminal's revenge, crime, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa, pennsylvania, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Someone Is Bleeding (1974)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Mystery
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: psychological, suspenseful, sexual, mind bending, erotic ...
Plot: murder, neo noir, mentally unstable, femme fatale, police detective, addiction, drug abuse, dangerous attraction, law enforcement, serial killer, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, nice france, south of france, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, psychological, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, mentally unstable, injury, family problems, infidelity, family life, family in danger, obsession, dysfunctional family, deadly, danger, stalking ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.9
 13K
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 ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: extramarital affair, murder, infidelity, psychiatrist, gangsters, betrayal, love triangle, family problems, femme fatale, manipulation, mystery, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.8
 36K
The Roommate (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 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, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: obsession, mentally unstable, college, college life, female psychopath, roommate, danger, murder, obsessive love, medication, social relations, student life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, serious, psychological, bleak, intense ...
Plot: hit and run, murder, obsession, haunted by the past, revenge, vengeance, redemption, tragedy, crimes, hopes, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: nebraska, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Like.Share.Follow. (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Garrett is a rising YouTube star. Shell is a deeply emotional fan. When they begin a romantic relationship, he's forced to question whether opening your life to strangers online is an invitation to community and rescue... or to stalking, ...
Style: realistic, mind bending, suspenseful, psychological, suspense
Plot: fan, obsession, female antagonist, danger, youtube, love story, crimes, live broadcast, teenage boy, meeting, relationships, multiple deaths ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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