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, trial, murder, park, crimes of passion

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Most similar movies to The Preppie Murder

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, tense, rough and serious films with plots about murder, police, death, trial, sex, female nudity and lawyer mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Preppie Murder: Stop It! (1980), The Todd Killings (1971), The People vs. Jean Harris (1981), Heads or Tails (1980), And Then You Die (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: death, police, teenager, gun, alcohol, chase, police chase, court, sex, trial, unemployment
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95%
The Todd Killings (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
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. ...
Plot: serial killer, teenager, murder, teenage girl, police, repressed homosexual, sex, splatter, true crime, drugs, burial, high school ...
Place: california, tucson arizona, arizona
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81%
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: doctor, courtroom, trial, murder trial, murder, lawyer, director, crimes of passion
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72%
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Heads or Tails (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, 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: police officer, suspicion, police inspector, french, false accusation, suspect, sex, murder, police, death
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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
Plot: hitman, death, murder, police, blackmail, organized crime, drugs, husband wife relationship, video tape, gang, drug dealer, criminal underworld ...
Place: montreal quebec canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: violence, robbery, sex, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, shower, revenge, death, motorcycle gang, biker, prison riot, prison gang ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Night Stalker (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An account of serial killer Richard Ramírez and his rampage in California during the mid-1980s.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: serial killer, police, rape, death, murder, female director, serial murder, murderer, rapist
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Honor Thy Father and Mother: The True Story of the Menendez Murders (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 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: courtroom, death of father, patricide, matricide, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, murder, death, death of mother, father son relationship, family relations, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Narx (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on a shocking true story. An undercover cop puts his life on the line to fight corruption in his department, while trying to take down the biggest Drug Kingpin of New York City. No one can be trusted as the body count rises.
Plot: drug dealer, police, undercover cop, corruption, murder
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, police captain, on the run, falsely accused, murderer, murder of wife, false accusation, police officer
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46%
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: trial, murder, revenge, baseball player, lawyer, retribution, evidence, cigarette lighter, french restaurant, flashback, class differences, witness
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Criminal Desires (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A beautiful reporter gets caught up in the deadly and erotic world of an online 'murder club' in this red-hot thriller.
Plot: police, murder, male nudity, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, simulated blow job, male full rear nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: military, trial, child murder, multiple murder, testimony, investigation, serial killer, mother daughter relationship, murder, u.s. army, u.s. air force, captain ...
Time: 80s
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44%
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 accusations, mystery, doctor, stepmother, false accusation of murder, tied to a chair, bound and gagged, physician, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, husband wife relationship, death ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, female bonding, friendship between women, sorority, female friendship, all female cast, women
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, deadly, fugitives, crime, rivalry, woman in danger, danger, chases and races, dishonesty, law enforcement, witnessing a crime, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, nurse, insanity, fear, ex husband ex wife relationship, judge, terror, husband wife relationship, polish american
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The High Price of Passion (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A college professor becomes obsessed with a prostitute.
Plot: professor, obsession, prostitute, murder, prostitution, death, flashback, older man younger woman relationship, male female relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Massacre for an Orgy (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Luxembourg
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A police officer attempts to shut down an illegal girls-for-drugs operation (American version).
Plot: white slavery, prostitute, lesbian, gang, drugs, murder, sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), police, lesbianism, playing footsie, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Model Daughter: The Killing of Caroline Byrne (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Australian television film based on alleged events surrounding the death of Caroline Byrne in June 1995. Byrne was found in the early morning of 8 June at the base of a cliff at The Gap, a notorious suicide spot in Sydney.
Plot: millionaire, suicide, police, cliff, boyfriend, murder, model, gay, falling, bed, cheating, trial ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Dark Measures (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A gritty independent film which follows the crime spree of a vicious pack of thugs. Molly's calm 9-5 life is turned upside down when the gang brutally attacks her. She survives a horrific ordeal only to find the thugs want her dead before she ...
Plot: violence, blood, revenge, police, father daughter relationship, gang, domestic violence, murder, criminal, death, rape victim, kidnapping
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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 ...
Plot: pantyhose, industrialist, female nudity, black pantyhose, sadism, police, rape, female stockinged legs, sensuality, murder, exploitation
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, camel, investigation, missing person, truck
Time: year 1929
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: talking to the camera, adultery, judge, lawyer, courtroom, flashback, murder, trial, looking at the camera
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Casualties of Love: The Long Island Lolita Story (1993)
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, flirting, auto mechanic, child uses gun, crimes of passion, pizza, mechanic, wound, teenager ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: poison, investigation, trial, serial killer, black widow, priest, marriage, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, tense, suspenseful
Plot: women's prison, desert, corruption, sex, dominatrix, murder, erotica, drugs, kidnapping, sex slave, brothel, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, gory, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, prostitute, deception, university, who done it ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 70s
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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A Crime (1993)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: "Un Crime" takes place over a single night, between 10pm and 6am. It takes place in a single setting - a millionaire's apartment in Lyon. The film is about the conflict between two men, alone, face to face in the closed world of the ...
Plot: guilt, death, pubic hair, shower, male nudity, pianist, high society, lawyer, female nudity, murder, corpse, piano ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Hell Train (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This movie starts with three men arrested for disorderly conduct at a dance. After they are released, they take a train trip, vent their continuing anger on a young Arab, and kill the man by forcing him out of a window on the speeding train. Their ...
Plot: neo nazi, fascist, arab, city, racism, riot, witness, murder, train, police
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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