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Recipe for Revenge (1998)
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Recipe for Revenge (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: One fateful dinner party ends in a complicated murder case where Carly Hunter forced to work against both the police and the media. Police Jack Brannigan commissioned to protect her when threats begin to pile up and a fiery unexpected love affair begins.
Style: sexual, tense, sexy, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, crimes, romance, cooking and food, crime, legal, chases and races, false accusation, gender, law enforcement, deadly, witnessing a crime, woman in danger, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect, celebrity culture, righting the wronged, witness protection, lesbian subtext, spoiled brat, sex with food, neighbor, sex therapist, caterer, tabloid journalism
Time: 90s, 20th century

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Most similar movies to Recipe for Revenge

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about deadly, crimes, murder, dishonesty, crime, law enforcement and false accusation mostly in Thriller, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Recipe for Revenge: In Her Defense (1999), Dead in the Water (1991), Without Evidence (1995), We'll Meet Again (2002), Quiet Kill (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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In Her Defense (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In Her Defense is a 1998 thriller directed by Sidney J. Furie. Lawyer Andrew Garfield begins having an affair with a deaf woman, played by Marlee Matlin, when one day her husband catches them. Andrew Garfield then kills him. From then on in the ...
Style: suspenseful, sexual, sexy, serious, realistic
Plot: infidelity, murder, couples, power relations, dedicated lawyer, legal action, mute or deaf, deadly, romance, legal, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Dead in the Water (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Charlie Deegan has almost everything he has ever wanted. He has an important law practice, a beautiful secretary as his lover, and the chance to be appointed to the high court. The only thing wrong with this is that his shrewish wife Olivia, whose ...
Style: serious, realistic, mind bending, suspenseful
Plot: love triangle, murder, love and romance, crime gone awry, deadly, law enforcement, investigation, legal, heroes, crime, legal investigation, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Hunt for the Unicorn Killer (1999)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: An account of early 1970s social activist Ira Einhorn, who allegedly murdered his girlfriend and then fled the country.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, crime, psychopath, hippie, police investigation, politics, crimes, protagonist as suspect, deadly, life is a bitch, liberal, poet ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Without Evidence (1995)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: It is based on the true story of Michael Francke, who was the Head of Corrections for the state of Oregon before being murdered. Just before his murder, Francke visits his brother and informs him of a drug ring involving his prison colleagues. When ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, dedicated lawyer, false accusation, crime, police detective, dishonesty, life is a bitch, crimes, deadly, obsessive quest, law enforcement, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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We'll Meet Again (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Socialite Molly Lasch is released from prison after serving a six-year sentence for the murder of her husband, Dr. Gary Lasch. Now, with the help of Fran, an investigative reporter, Molly sets out to prove her innocence. Together they uncover a ...
Style: serious, tense, rough, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, righting the wronged, uncover truth, woman in danger, false accusation, riddles and clues, mystery, partners, dishonesty, amateur detective, danger, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 3.5
 181
Quiet Kill (2004)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An attractive married woman and a member of the 'Country Club Tennis Set', is being neglected by her workaholic doctor husband, Jerry (Corbin Bernsen). Lonely and insecure, Amy foolishly falls for the seductive charms of a much younger ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: murder, investigation, prostitute, stalker, serial killer, love affair, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, crimes, deadly, mind game, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.3
 536
Exit in Red (1996)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ed Altman is a psychiatrist who relocates to Palm Springs, Calif., in order to avoid a lawsuit. However, he happens to wander directly into more trouble when he begins an affair with the rich and beautiful Ally Mercer (Annabel Schofield), who has ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, sexy ...
Plot: murder, psychiatrist, power relations, love affair, betrayal, extramarital affair, sexuality, manipulation, dangerous attraction, frame up, infidelity, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Treacherous Beauties (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A female photographer hears that her brother has been shot dead at a horse rearing farm. She decides to go there herself and uncovers a murky conspiracy.
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, serious, realistic
Plot: journalism, dishonesty, romance, mind game, law enforcement, police investigation, deadly, crime, manipulation, conspiracy, couples, breeding ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Witness Files (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A former actress, unjustly sent to prison eight years earlier, is forced to testify against a mafia hit man.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: chase, crime, deadly, life is a bitch, witnessing a crime, danger, police detective, couple relations, woman in danger, cons and scams, murder, false accusation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.0
 874
Jill Rips (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A tough guy goes undercover on a personal mission of vengeance into the hardcore world of S&M, to find out who's responsible for the death of his brother.
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, psychological, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, vengeance, law enforcement, investigation, tough heroes, dishonesty, crime, deadly, crimes, death of brother, prostitute, undercover cop ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.2
 847
Cold Heaven (1991)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An adulterous woman's faith in God is tested when her husband dies and miraculously comes back to life.
Style: psychological, stylized, sexual, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, crumbling marriage, love and romance, unfulfillment, dishonesty, investigation, dealing with death, betrayal, clergy, deadly, crimes, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
A Killer Within (2004)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Addison Terrill, a former district attorney now in a lucrative private practice, has what seems to be the perfect life. But life as he knows it is turned upside down when he arrives home from work late one night to find his wife brutally murdered ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, who done it, dishonesty, legal, deadly, crimes, law enforcement, legal action, false accusation, murder investigation, husband wife relationship, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 96
Naked Lie (1989)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: They are the perfect, and politically correct, couple. He is a judge, she is a high profile attorney. When she takes on a sensational murder case, the trail leads right to her own front door.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, erotic, sexual ...
Plot: murder, prostitute, danger, hotshot lawyer, legal action, legal investigation, dishonesty, uncover truth, riddles and clues, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
When Justice Fails (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A detective (Jeff Fahey) investigating the murders of two sex offenders gets involved with a beautiful district attorney (Marlee Matlin) who becomes a main suspect.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sexual
Plot: murder, legal, mute or deaf, investigation, law enforcement, romance, police detective, couples, obsession, fall in love, dangerous attraction, track down ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
My Brother's Gun (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A teenager finds a gun loaded with three bullets and shoots at the guard of a supermarket when he discovers it stealing a comic. In his escape along the road he meets a girl who has tried to commit suicide without success and both decide to take a ...
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, rough, suspenseful
Plot: false accusation, murder, on the run, deadly, crime, love and romance, life is a bitch, strong violent content, on the road, chases and races, crimes, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Past Midnight (1991)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man gets out of prison after 15 years for stabbing his wife to death, and his social worker becomes convinced he was innocent. As she researches his case, and interviews other people who were involved, she begins to fall in love with him, as her ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: murder, police officer killed, social worker, law enforcement, investigation, going straight, crimes, false accusation, obsession, fall in love, stalking, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Angels Fall (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman starts a new life in a small Wyoming mountain town after suffering a traumatic event on the other side of the country - but one day, she witnesses a murder in the woods......
Style: serious, realistic, touching, exciting, psychological
Plot: restaurant, murder, woman in danger, romance, crimes, deadly, hidden identity, dishonesty, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, small town, extramarital affair, chef ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 71
Betrayal (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A lonely widow hires a young woman as her companion. What she doesn't know is that the woman and her boyfriend are extortionists, who are planning on making her their next victim, then killing her when they get her money.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, suspense
Plot: woman in danger, betrayal, crimes, crime, danger, dishonesty, deadly, cons and scams, con artists, murderous pair, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Illegal in Blue (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A cop taking personal leave after he witnesses money stolen from the police property room becomes involved with a beautiful singer who may have killed her husband.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dangerous attraction, who done it, fall in love, uncover truth, police corruption, police investigation, femme fatale, couples, police detective, murder, false accusation, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 210
Delivered (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: College dropout Will Sherman works as a pizza delivery boy. One night he delivers a pizza at the house where the guy who ordered pizza was just killed. The murderer, Reed, soon realizes that Will is a witness and begins to follow him.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: college, murder, psychopath, college dropout, profanity, deadly, stalking, witnessing a crime, crime, crimes, graphic violence, death ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, washington d.c., seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Tennessee Waltz (1989)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: Switzerland, West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When entertainment lawyer Wolfgang Leighton decides to take a break from business for some fishing in Tennessee's backwoods, he ends up embroiled in a bank robbery and murder. Pursued by the killers, he's running from the police and a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: fishing, life is a bitch, legal action, crime, heroes, intrigue, off the road, nudity (full frontal - brief), false accusation, murder, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.4
 348
Perfect Prey (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A former Texas Ranger is recruited by a Houston police captain to assist a homicide detective in the search for an elusive serial killer who collects antique dolls.
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, texas ranger, psychologist, danger, deadly, law enforcement, police investigation, mystery, crimes, graphic violence, rivalry, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Deathly Compulsion (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A present-day thriller about a man with a needle in his brain. This needle poisons his mind and tortures him with morbid thoughts and an urge to kill. When he finally commits a murder there is a witness, who is drawn into a deadly game of cat and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, crimes, chases and races, heroes, law enforcement, crime, deadly, police investigation, race against time, protagonist as suspect, serial killer, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.9
 1K
The Client (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Elite attorney Kang Seong-Hee goes up against a top prosecutor over a case involving a man accused of killing his wife.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: hotshot lawyer, who done it, courtroom drama, crimes, deadly, rivalry, legal, murder, legal investigation, attorney
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Reversible Errors (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 173 min.
Story: A corporate lawyer's interest in a decade-old murder case is piqued by a new confession that could clear the convicted killer, who sits on death row.
Style: psychological, tense, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: frame up, investigation, false accusation, legal, uncover truth, lovers reunited, testimony, police investigation, life is a bitch, fighting the system, dedicated lawyer, police detective ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Lured Innocence (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A reporter sent to cover a murder trial discovers a web of deceit stemming from a torrid affair.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: small town life, infidelity, couples, crime, obsession, crimes, who done it, couple relations, family problems, deadly, investigation, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 514
Word of Honor (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Prompted by a just-published book that holds ex-lieutenant Ben Tyson accountable for a hushed-up massacre committed by his platoon in a Hue hospital 18 years before, the army recalls Tyson to stand trial for murder. Tyson, confronted by an army ...
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: courtroom drama, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, dishonesty, army investigation, life is a bitch, crimes, dedicated lawyer, military life, legal, fighting the system, military ...
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.0
 771
Complicity (2000)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Local journalist, Cameron Colley writes articles that are idealistic, from the viewpoint of the underdog. A twisted serial killer seems to have some motives. His brutal murders are also committed on behalf of the underdog. The stories begin to merge ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: journalism, serial killer, murder, uncover truth, false accusation, police detective, investigation, protagonist as suspect, frame up, deadly, betrayal, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Murder at the Savoy (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A famous industrialist is murdered at a restaurant in Malmoe. Police inspector Martin Beck in Stockholm gets the case. The suspects lead to people involved in illegal arms deals. But who was the biggest criminal, the murderer or the industrialist?
Style: realistic, serious, mind bending, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, mystery, investigation, law enforcement, crime, deadly, arms dealing, crimes, arms deal, medical, businessman, police ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Two Shades of Blue (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Susan Price has written a #1 bestseller, a steamy novel about a woman's search for the ultimate sexual experience entitled, "The Dark Side of Judith." When Susan is framed for the murder of her fiance, billionare publisher Jack ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, enigmatic, sexy ...
Plot: murder, undercover, danger, frame up, life turned upside down, woman in danger, dishonesty, deadly, protagonist as suspect, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief), phone sex ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%