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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, murder, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, crime and false accusation mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime 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: sexual, suspenseful, serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: murder, infidelity, 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: mind bending, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: love triangle, murder, heroes, dishonesty, life is a bitch, mystery, rivalry, love and romance, legal investigation, betrayal, couples, conspiracy ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder, deadly, police detective, crime, life is a bitch, false accusation, police investigation, dishonesty, prison, uncover truth, law enforcement, legal investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Hunt for the Unicorn Killer (1999)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: An account of early 1970s social activist Ira Einhorn, who allegedly murdered his girlfriend and then fled the country.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, chases and races, on the run, dishonesty, domestic disturbance, amateur detective, protagonist as suspect, fugitives, law enforcement, life is a bitch, obsessive quest, investigation ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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We'll Meet Again (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 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: rough, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, righting the wronged, uncover truth, false accusation, woman in danger, law enforcement, danger, crimes, life is a bitch, partners, amateur detective, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 3.6
 203
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, rivalry, danger, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.2
 571
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: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: murder, psychiatrist, power relations, love affair, betrayal, extramarital affair, sexuality, dangerous attraction, infidelity, frame up, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: witnessing a crime, mystery, danger, crime, deadly, on the run, police detective, cons and scams, woman in danger, murder, couple relations, false accusation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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A Killer Within (2004)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 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, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, who done it, legal, dishonesty, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, legal action, false accusation, murder investigation, husband wife relationship, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.0
 962
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, rough, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, vengeance, law enforcement, investigation, crime, dishonesty, deadly, crimes, tough heroes, death of brother, prostitute, undercover cop ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.5
 110
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: erotic, serious, suspenseful, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, murder, couples, uncover truth, dishonesty, law enforcement, love and romance, rivalry, dedicated lawyer, army investigation, love affair, legal investigation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: murder, dishonesty, journalism, crimes, manipulations, love and romance, conspiracy, farm, photojournalist, couples, breeding, mind game ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ 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: sexual, suspenseful, sexy, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, romance, mystery, danger, dishonesty, investigation, police detective, couples, obsession, fall in love, dangerous attraction, track down ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak, rough
Plot: false accusation, murder, on the run, dishonesty, youth, lovers on the run, life is a bitch, strong violent content, on the road, love and romance, chases and races, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, social worker, police officer killed, going straight, investigation, crimes, life is a bitch, injustice, righting the wronged, dishonesty, stalking, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.8
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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, exciting, touching, psychological
Plot: restaurant, murder, woman in danger, romance, crimes, deadly, hidden identity, dishonesty, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, small town, adultery, extramarital affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, deadly, protagonist as suspect, legal action, heroes, intrigue, nudity (full frontal - brief), off the road, false accusation, murder, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.9
 80
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, dishonesty, crime, deadly, danger, crimes, cons and scams, murderous pair, friendship, con artists, robbery ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 5.6
 220
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: murder, college, college dropout, psychopath, crimes, witnessing a crime, stalking, crime, deadly, profanity, graphic violence, god complex ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: seattle, washington d.c., seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.5
 368
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, realistic, serious
Plot: serial killer, texas ranger, psychologist, woman in danger, obsession, murder, graphic violence, psychopath, criminal psychologist, police detective, kidnapping, mystery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, police corruption, who done it, uncover truth, fall in love, police investigation, femme fatale, false accusation, murder, workplace situations, police detective, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, law enforcement, protagonist as suspect, deadly, chases and races, police investigation, crimes, crime, psychopath, graphic violence, race against time, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: suspenseful, serious, psychological, realistic, tense ...
Plot: crimes, small town life, infidelity, couple relations, investigation, family problems, deadly, who done it, obsession, crime, couples, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ 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: tense, psychological, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: legal, frame up, investigation, false accusation, lovers reunited, police investigation, uncover truth, testimony, dishonesty, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, power relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 544
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: serious, tense, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: courtroom drama, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, army investigation, life is a bitch, society, legal, crimes, military life, dedicated lawyer, military, dishonesty ...
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
 800
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, false accusation, uncover truth, police detective, protagonist as suspect, investigation, frame up, deadly, gory, legal ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: suspenseful, rough, mind bending, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, law enforcement, crimes, arms dealing, crime, investigation, deadly, mystery, hospital, police, businessman, medical ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, danger, undercover, frame up, woman in danger, life turned upside down, dishonesty, crimes, deadly, protagonist as suspect, phone sex, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.6
 467
Lying in Wait (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Young bachelor Babee is looking after his dead mother's estate when married couple Keith and Vera move in. Babee becomes attracted to them by the beautiful Vera and the risk taking Keith. However at a party Vera crashes her car, putting Keith ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, vengeance, deadly, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, hollywood, cons and scams, rivalry, estate, sexual content, neck breaking, coma ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
 2K
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: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: courtroom drama, hotshot lawyer, who done it, crimes, deadly, murder, legal, rivalry, legal investigation, attorney
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%