Movies like The Postman Always Rings Twice

If you like "The Postman Always Rings Twice" you are looking for neo noir, sexy and erotic movies about / with betrayal, adultery, crimes, infidelity, romance, sex and femme fatale themes of Crime, Drama and Romance genre shot in West Germany or USA.
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The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981)
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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: neo noir, sexy, erotic, atmospheric, suspense, intense, serious, noir, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: betrayal, adultery, crimes, infidelity, romance, sex, femme fatale, obsession, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), love affair, sexual content, female orgasm, relationships, erotica, sex scene, lawyer, blackmail, love, catastrophe, gangsters, twists and turns, revenge, psychology, women ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: usa, california, los angeles

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Most similar movies to The Postman Always Rings Twice

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, sexy, interesting and serious films with plots about betrayal, dialogue, twists and turns, murder, pornography, mentor and catastrophe mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Postman Always Rings Twice: A Perfect Murder (1998), Black Widow (1987), Caught (1996), Original Sin (2001), U Turn (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Perfect Murder (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Millionaire industrialist Steven Taylor is a man who has everything but what he craves most: the love and fidelity of his wife. A hugely successful player in the New York financial world, he considers her to be his most treasured acquisition. But ...
Style: suspenseful, sexy, exciting, clever, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, murder, love affair, crimes, jealousy, twists and turns, extramarital affair, blackmail, perfect crime, investigation, greed ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, brooklyn new york city, new york
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75%
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Black Widow (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Federal agent Alexandra Barnes believes that Catherine Petersen is a serial killer who marries rich men and then murders them for their money. But since Catherine is seemingly a master of disguise and has multiple identities, Alexandra can't ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, suspense, neo noir, exciting ...
Plot: femme fatale, serial killer, investigation, women, manipulation, plot twist, twists and turns, dangerous attraction, poison, murder, black widow, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hawaii, seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Caught (1996)
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: sexy, psychological, erotic, tense, serious ...
Plot: cheating wife, betrayal, family problems, erotica, older woman younger man relationship, twists and turns, murder, family business, crimes, milf, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.0
 57K
Original Sin (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, France, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young man is plunged into a life of subterfuge, deceit and mistaken identity in pursuit of a femme fatale whose heart is never quite within his grasp
Style: sexy, romantic, erotic, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: obsession, sex, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, passion, erotica, couple relations, sex scene, bdsm, chase, passionate sex, desire ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 20th century
Place: argentina, new orleans, cuba, morocco, delaware ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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U Turn (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: When Bobby's car breaks down in the desert while on the run from some of the bookies who have already taken two of his fingers, he becomes trapped in the nearby small town where the people are stranger than anyone he's encountered. After ...
Style: neo noir, disturbing, sexy, intense, serious ...
Plot: small town, desert, brutality, on the run, wilderness, betrayal, murder, femme fatale, mechanic, character study, violence, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: arizona, las vegas, usa, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 10K
Blood and Wine (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A man who has failed as a father and husband commits a heist to make money for his fledging business, but things become complicated when his wife interferes.
Style: neo noir, tense, melancholic, serious, noir ...
Plot: heist, crimes, dysfunctional family, greed, twists and turns, family relations, family problems, nothing goes right, parents and children, murder, robbery, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Against All Odds (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: She was a beautiful fugitive. Fleeing from corruption. From power. He was a professional athlete past his prime. Hired to find her, he grew to love her. Love turned to obsession. Obsession turned to murder. And now the price of freedom might be ...
Style: neo noir, sexy, scenic, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: gangsters, romance, power relations, couples, dangerous attraction, rescue, dishonesty, against the odds, rivalry, fall in love, obsessive love, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 22K
Lonely Hearts (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the late 1940's, Martha Beck and Raymond Fernandez were America's notorious "Lonely Hearts Killers". Their lethal scam was simple; they would swindle and then viciously murder lovelorn war widows who would answer their ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, suspense, brutal, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, obsession, murderous pair, crimes, loneliness, femme fatale, gangsters, hitman, attempted murder, cons and scams ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 50s, year 1949, year 1951 ...
Place: usa, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.6
 219K
Match Point (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, 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: tense, talky, psychological, cerebral, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, lust, adultery, seduction, couples, fatal attraction, destructive relationship, love and romance, sexy woman, passionate interest, twists and turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, new york, ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 736
Killer (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This lyrical, modern-day film noir finds cynical hit man Mick (Anthony LaPaglia) tiring of his job and asking his boss, mob kingpin George (Peter Boyle), for time off. George gives him the assignment of his life, however, prompting Mick's ...
Style: neo noir, sexy, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: hitman, gangsters, obsession, assassination, femme fatale, redemption, love, nudity (full frontal - brief), violent, visceral, violence, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.5
 13K
The Big Easy (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Remy McSwain is a New Orleans police lieutenant who investigates the murder of a local mobster. His investigation leads him to suspect that fellow members of the police force may be involved.
Style: neo noir, sexy, noir, erotic, clever ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), police corruption, rough sex, murder, murder mystery, investigation, police, corruption, erotica, romance, crimes, police investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, new york, california, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.7
 25K
Prizzi's Honor (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A professional hit man and hit woman fall in love, only to discover that they have each been hired to kill the other.
Style: neo noir, suspense, cynical, humorous, clever ...
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, betrayal, hitman, mafia, killer, dark humor, crimes, romance, corruption, dysfunctional family, assassin ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa, brooklyn new york city, las vegas, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Thieves (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the middle of the night, someone brings Ivan's body home to his wife and his sad-faced, jug-eared son. Through flashbacks, the film discloses the relationships among Ivan and his brother Alex, a cop with a cleanliness fetish; siblings ...
Style: erotic, neo noir, sexy, serious, visually appealing ...
Plot: lesbian, obsession, crimes, love triangle, murder, lesbian sex, male nudity, violence, writers, childhood, guilt, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, alps, lyon, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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China Moon (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Detective Kyle Bodine falls for Rachel Munro who is trapped in a violent marriage. After shooting her husband, Kyle relucantly agrees to help hide the body, but Kyle's partner is showing an unusual flair for finding clues.
Style: neo noir, suspense, psychological, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, crimes, twists and turns, sex scene, dishonesty, interrogation, fall in love, romance, betrayal, plot twist, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
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Palmetto (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A recently released ex-con gets involved in a fake kidnapping scheme that turns very real.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, intense, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, crimes, police investigation, kidnapping, mystery, murder, scam, frame up, secrets, manipulation, plot twist, twists and turns ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Crimes of Passion (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Joanna Crane lives a double life. During the day she works as fashion designer but during the night she is the high class prostitute China Blue. As she is accused for industrial spying, Bobby Grady is hired to shadow her. However, they fall in love. ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, erotic, sexual, disturbing ...
Plot: prostitute, prostitution, erotica, double life, obsession, nudity (full frontal - brief), forbidden love, sex, preacher, role playing, stalking, destructive relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, china, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Someone to Watch Over Me (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In Queens, Mike Keegan is celebrating with his wife Ellie, his son Tommy and friends his recent promotion to detective in a precinct in Manhattan. Meanwhile, in a fancy club, the socialite Claire Gregory witnesses the murder of the owner of the ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, stylized, sexy, suspense ...
Plot: murder, adultery, infidelity, love triangle, hostage, witness protection, bodyguard, extramarital affair, husband wife relationship, home invasion, death threat, psychopath ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Jade (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Someone does a nasty hatchet job on a San Fransisco big noise and the Assistant D.A. takes charge of the investigation. Through a web of blackmail and prostitution involving the Governor, an old lover of the law man emerges as a prime suspect and he ...
Style: erotic, suspense, sexy, sexual, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, adultery, investigation, murder mystery, manipulation, sex, prostitution, seduction, femdom, murder of a nude woman, sexuality ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Bad Company (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Nelson Crowe is a CIA operative under the thumb of the Company for a disputed delivery of $50,000 in gold. They blackmail him into working for the Grimes Organization, which is set up as a private company for hire, to blackmail prominent ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, erotic, clever, psychological ...
Plot: crimes, murder, cons and scams, manipulation, blackmail, black man white woman relationship, judge, uncover truth, rivalry, protagonist as suspect, undercover, femme fatale ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Mulholland Falls (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1950s Los Angeles, a special crime squad of the LAPD investigates the murder of a young woman.
Style: neo noir, suspense, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political corruption, murder, crimes, investigation, police, mystery, police investigation, gangsters, conspiracy, revenge, betrayal, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.4
 8K
Blue Sky (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Hank Marshall is a tough, square-jawed, straitlaced Army engineer and nuclear science expert, assigned to help conduct weapons-testing in 1950's America. Hank has become a thorn in the side of the Army, though, for a couple of very different ...
Style: melancholic, light, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: mental illness, infidelity, couples, adultery, love, dysfunctional marriage, character study, secrets, couple relations, family problems, romance, love affair ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century
Place: alabama, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.9
 28K
The Grifters (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young short-con grifter suffers both injury and the displeasure of reuniting with his criminal mother, all the while dating an unpredictable young lady.
Style: neo noir, sexy, tense, cynical, atmospheric ...
Plot: betrayal, femme fatale, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief), hidden money, twists and turns, manipulation, con trick, con artists, swindle, gangsters, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 16K
Jagged Edge (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: San Francisco heiress Page Forrester is brutally murdered in her remote beach house. Her husband Jack is devastated by the crime but soon finds himself accused of her murder. He hires lawyer Teddy Barnes to defend him, despite the fact she ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, neo noir, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: courtroom, lawyer, legal, murder, courtroom drama, crimes, mystery, twists and turns, court, surveillance, murder mystery, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 6.8
 41K
Sea of Love (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Seen-it-all New York detective Frank Keller is unsettled - he has done twenty years on the force and could retire, and he hasn't come to terms with his wife leaving him for a colleague. Joining up with an officer from another part of town to ...
Style: sexy, suspense, erotic, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, police, femme fatale, investigation, murder, crimes, fatal attraction, twists and turns, police detective, strong sexual content, erotica ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.6
 74K
Derailed (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When two married business executives having an affair are blackmailed by a violent criminal, they are forced to turn the tables on him to save their families.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, surprise ending, twist ending ...
Plot: blackmail, infidelity, adultery, dangerous attraction, disorder, police investigation, crimes, couples, betrayal, crime gone awry, twists and turns, family in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.4
 6K
52 Pick-Up (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Harry Mitchell is a successful Los Angeles manufacturer whose wife is running for city council. His life is turned upside down when three blackmailers confront him with a video tape of him with his young mistress and demand $100,000. Fearing that ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, sexy, visually appealing, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, sex party, blackmail, crime gone awry, crimes, betrayal, serial killer, brutality, culture clash, corruption, catastrophe, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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: neo noir, suspenseful, sexy, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: psychiatrist, murder, extramarital affair, lust, betrayal, doctor patient relationship, gangsters, lighthouse, manipulation, mystery, femme fatale, courtroom ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Underneath (1995)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Michael Chambers has come home to Austin, Texas. To the mother who's starting a new life and the brother driven by old jealousies. To the places he remembers and the memories he can't forget. And to Rachel, the woman he married and then ...
Style: neo noir, erotic, stylized, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: heist, crimes, love triangle, betrayal, twists and turns, hospital, car, flashback, making love, sex scene, addiction, killer ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Cassandra's Dream (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The tale of two brothers with serious financial woes. When a third party proposes they turn to crime, things go bad and the two become enemies.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, sexy, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, crimes, twists and turns, redemption, debt, investigation, loser, siblings relations, moral dilemma, gangsters, gambling, secrets ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
 12K
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: sexy, neo noir, atmospheric, erotic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: femme fatale, erotica, infidelity, love triangle, manipulation, nudity (full frontal - brief), dangerous attraction, teenager, dishonesty, crimes, bank robbery, accountant ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, california, usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%