Movies like The Preppie Murder

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The Preppie Murder (1989)
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The Preppie Murder (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is the story of a young woman who was found dead. Now the police investigate, and evidence points to a man she was seen leaving a party with. Now when questioned, he claims that her death was accidental, as a result of rough sex. Now her family doesn't believe this, so they press the district attorney's office to try him for murder, but he has a good lawyer who plays his defense right down to putting the dead girl on trial.
Plot: sex, police, death, murder, court, crimes of passion, serial killer, park, trial

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Most similar movies to The Preppie Murder

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, serious, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about murder, serial killer, police, death, court, crimes and sex mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Preppie Murder: The People vs. Jean Harris (1981), Stop It! (1980), The Todd Killings (1971), Innocent Victims (1996), And Then You Die (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The People vs. Jean Harris (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: A re-enactment of the trial of the mistress of the Scarsdale Diet doctor for his March 1980 murder, with excerpts from the transcript of the proceedings serving as the script.
Plot: crimes of passion, doctor, lawyer, murder trial, courtroom, murder, court, director, serial killer
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Stop It! (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Filmen tar utgangspunkt i en faktisk hendelse i Oslo i 1975. To 16 år gamle gutter har stjålet en bil og blir oppdaget av politiet. Etter en dramatisk biljakt forsøker guttene å stikke av til fots. En politimann trekker imidlertid våpen fra 20 ...
Plot: police, death, chase, teenager, court, unemployment, police chase, sex, alcohol, gun
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The Todd Killings (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on the true story of '60s thrill-killer Charles Schmidt ("The Pied Piper of Tucson"), Skipper Todd (Robert F. Lyons) is a charismatic 23-year old who charms his way into the lives of high school kids in a small California town. ...
Style: splatter
Plot: murder, serial killer, teenage girl, homicidal maniac, male nudity, psycho, death, police, teenager, small town, drugs, burial ...
Place: california, tucson arizona, arizona
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Judgment Day: The John List Story (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The pious John List regularly goes to church and is respected by his neighbours. But one day the police finds his wife Helen and their three children slayed in their house - obviously by John, who left two letters for the police and his priest and ...
Plot: church, murder, police, child murder investigation, murder of family, debt, murder investigation, new identity, filicide, matricide, religion, domineering mother ...
Time: 70s, 80s
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Innocent Victims (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: Army Sergeant Tim Hennis is wrongly convicted of killing the wife and children of an Air Force captain. Based on a true story.
Plot: u.s. army, u.s. air force, sergeant, captain, murder, mother daughter relationship, testimony, investigation, child murder, military, court, serial killer
Time: 80s
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And Then You Die (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A drug deal must deal with the mafia, Hells Angels, and police who want to arrest him. -- WorldCat
Style: neo noir
Plot: hitman, death, murder, police officer, family relations, suburbs, organized crime, drug dealer, criminal underworld, loyalty, raid, violence ...
Place: montreal
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Honor Thy Father and Mother: The True Story of the Menendez Murders (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: TV movie based on the novel "Blood Brothers," about the murder of Jose Menéndez and his wife Kitty by their sons, Erik and Lyle.
Plot: father son relationship, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, death, death of father, death of mother, murder, courtroom, matricide, patricide, family relations, mother son relationship ...
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Murder: By Reason of Insanity (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A crime drama dircted by Anthony Page.
Plot: murder, domestic violence, immigrants, insanity, ex husband ex wife relationship, terror, husband wife relationship, judge, fear, nurse, serial killer, polish american
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Pendulum (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On the evening of his decoration for bringing a murderer to justice, Washington DC Police Captain Frank Matthews' wife, and her lover are murdered in bed. Jailed as the prime suspect, with the aforementioned murderer released on a technicality ...
Plot: death, murder, falsely accused, police captain, on the run, murder of wife, false accusation, murderer, police officer, mental disorder
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Flag in the Mist (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When her only relative, her elder brother is accused of robbing and murdering an old woman loan-shark, pretty, young Kiriko (Chieko Baisho) travels from her home in Kyushu to Tokyo to get Japan's top lawyer to defend her brother. Unfortunately ...
Plot: court, revenge, murder, witness, class differences, baseball player, retribution, evidence, flashback, lawyer, french restaurant, cigarette lighter
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Black Widow Murders: The Blanche Taylor Moore Story (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Elizabeth Montgomery plays serial killer, churchgoer, and grandmother Blanch Taylor Moore in this, one of her last films before her untimely passing. Childhood memories of her womanizing and abusive father fill Moore with a hidden rage towards all ...
Plot: court, black widow, marriage, priest, murder, investigation, serial killer, poison, crimes, lifetime
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A Crime of Passion (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a physician is murdered, his eldest daughter is accused of the crime, but the man's seductive new wife may not be all that she appears.
Style: suspense
Plot: murder, false accusation, doctor, mystery, stepmother, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, death, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, false accusation of murder, physician, tied to a chair ...
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A Murderous Affair: The Carolyn Warmus Story (1992)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A married man meets a beautiful woman and they begin an affair.
Plot: flashback, adultery, judge, courtroom, murder, lawyer, court, serial killer, looking at the camera, talking to the camera
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The Versace Murder (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This docu-drama focuses on the true story of the murder of fashion designer Gianni Versace by alleged serial killer Andrew Cunanan.
Plot: serial killer, murder, fbi, male prostitute, gay interest, serial murder, gay, empire
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Friendships, Secrets and Lies (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Six former sorority sisters are suspected of murder when a baby's skeleton is found in the ruins of the sorority house.
Plot: murder, all female cast, sorority, female bonding, female friendship, women
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Jack Reed: One of Our Own (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jack Reed investigates a young woman whom he and his wife take into their household when she turns out to be targeted by unknown assassins.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: murder, woman in danger, rivalry, crimes, fugitives, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, law enforcement, police, corruption, runaway, danger ...
Time: 90s
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Cellblock Sisters: Banished Behind Bars (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sam Connor kidnaps his young daughters, April and May, sells them to strangers, and accidentally kills his wife when she attempts to intervene. Sixteen years later, April is an out of control outlaw who has come into a life of drugs and crime, while ...
Plot: women in prison, motorcycle gang, death, female nudity, violence, sister sister relationship, robbery, sex, vengeance, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, lesbianism ...
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Separated by Murder (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Inseparable Alabama twin sisters, Betty Gay Wilson and Peggy Joy Lowe, are arrested and tried for conspiring to murder Betty's wealthy husband. These two sisters hire handyman James White to kill Betty's husband. White's love and ...
Plot: courtroom, police arrest, murder, prison, handyman, twin sister, extramarital affair, dual role, jail, sister sister relationship, identical twins, death of husband ...
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Winter of Frozen Dreams (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Barbara Hoffman is a University of Wisconsin science student. She is a part-time employee at a local massage parlor. She is also a killer. Now all Detective Lulling has to do is prove it.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: investigation, murder, serial killer, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, prostitute, deception, legal investigation, police investigation, protagonist as suspect, university ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 80s
Place: wisconsin, usa
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The High Price of Passion (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A college professor becomes obsessed with a prostitute.
Plot: obsession, professor, prostitute, murder, prostitution, older man younger woman relationship, flashback, death, male female relationship
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Heads or Tails (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Since his wife died, Inspector Louis Baroni (Philippe Noiret) has become a virtual recluse, preferring the solitude of his quiet house to the company of others. His period of mournful contemplation is broken when he is called out to look into the ...
Plot: french, false accusation, murder, sex, death, suspect, police, suspicion, police inspector, police officer
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3 Acts of Murder (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1928 Arthur Upfield, Australia’s premier crime writer, plotted the perfect murder for his novel The Sands of Windee. Meanwhile, one of his friends, stockman Snowy Rowles, put the scheme into deadly effect, even before the book was published. ...
Plot: murder, writers, investigation, truck, missing person, camel, crimes, serial killer
Time: year 1929
Place: australia
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Desert Passion (1993)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Two show-business women leave Los Angeles for Las Vegas, but phoney state troopers abduct them in the desert and they are taken to a laboratory/prison. Here, males come to experience sexual fantasies, which it is the job of the two girls and other ...
Style: rough, erotic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: women's prison, sex, desert, corruption, erotica, drugs, murder, kidnapping, sex slave, brothel, dominatrix, death ...
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And the Sea Will Tell (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 179 min.
Story: A wealthy couple (James Brolin and Deidre Hall) are killed on their yacht off the coast of a secluded South American island called Palmyra. The suspects are a hippyish pair (Hart Bochner and Rachel Ward) whom the rich folks had befriended. It’s ...
Plot: yacht, hippie, island, murder, court, desert island, vegetable garden, marijuana, flashback, courtroom, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sailboat ...
Place: pacific ocean, san francisco, hawaii
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Massacre for an Orgy (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Luxembourg, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A police officer attempts to shut down an illegal girls-for-drugs operation (American version).
Plot: white slavery, police, gang, sex, drugs, lesbian, murder, playing footsie, female nudity, lesbianism, prostitute, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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Gosnell: The Trial of America's Biggest Serial Killer (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of the investigation and trial of abortion provider Dr Kermit Gosnell.
Style: tense, psychological, suspense, captivating, serious
Plot: serial killer, abortion, court, abortionist, abortion clinic, doctors, journalist, crimes, criminal, fake doctor, crime investigation, murder ...
Time: 21st century
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Judy (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A depraved sex killer preys on women of ill repute in the red light district area of Boston, Massachusetts. Hard-nosed maverick private detective Gunner Sloan gets hired by the wealthy Fairchild to find the psycho after the creep attacks ...
Style: erotic
Plot: female nudity, sensuality, industrialist, sadism, murder, rape, exploitation, police, pantyhose, female stockinged legs, black pantyhose
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The Indian Scarf (1963)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: West Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a wealthy man dies, his avaricious relatives look forward to inheriting all his money. However, he leaves a provision in his will that they all must spend a week together in his castle before they will be able to inherit anything. At the castle ...
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns
Plot: death, pianist, murder, castle, last will and testament, serial killer, isolated place, strangled to death, whodunit, will, scarf
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Joey Buttafuoco's story, of how a sexy, possessive young girl destroyed his life by telling her friends the two are lovers, and then shooting his wife.
Plot: teenage girl, lolita, true crime, older man younger woman relationship, love triangle, teenager, murder, betrayal, lust, extramarital affair, adultery, husband wife relationship ...
Place: new york
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On the Line (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A female police detective tries to track down a gang of teenage bank robbers while dealing with sexual harassment on the job, and her troubled home life.
Plot: police officer killed, rape, police, funeral, murder, bank robbery, son, policewoman, van, dead boy, teenage gang, female detective ...
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