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Return to Eden (1983)
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Return to Eden (1983)
Original name: Slangen i paradis
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 267 min.
TV show
Story: Stephanie Harper is rich but insecure 40 year old heiress with two failed marriages behind her. Stephanie believes that she has found true love with tennis pro Greg Marsden, but after the wedding, Greg promptly begins an affair with Stephanie’s best friend Jilly Stewart. Whilst on their honeymoon, Greg pushes Stephanie into a crocodile-infested swamp, and he and Jilly watch as she is apparently mauled to death. However, Stephanie miraculously survives and goes to an island clinic where she meets Dr. Dan Marshall, a brilliant plastic surgeon who uses his talents to repair her face and body. Using her new identity and fortune, she plots her revenge on Greg and Jilly and aims to take back what is rightfully hers.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: crimes, crumbling marriage, attempted murder, presumed dead, dishonesty, betrayal, greed, hidden identity, rivalry, revenge, romance, fashion model, plastic surgery, impersonating, boat, infidelity, vengeance, murder, deadly, cons and scams, left to die, dancing, crocodile, motorcycle, football player ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia

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Most similar movies to Return to Eden

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films and TV series with plots about dishonesty, crimes, murder, betrayal, deadly, rivalry and crime mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres. Some movies like Return to Eden: Forever Mine (1999), An Inconvenient Woman (1991), Bad Karma (2012), The Killing Time (1987), The Heist (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Forever Mine (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A hotel cabana boy falls for the wife of a powerful politico. But when she confesses to the affair, her husband determines to end it forever.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, couple relations, love triangle, haunted by the past, love affair, crime, unfulfillment, deadly, crimes, hidden identity, dishonesty, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, new york, usa, miami
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67%
An Inconvenient Woman (1991)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 182 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the novel by Dominick Dunne, this movie tells the story of an affair between a wealthy heir, Jules and the mistress he has kept for 18 years, Vicki. Jules' wife Betsy is aware of the affair as their marriage is one of convenience but ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: murder, betrayal, rivalry, infidelity, vengeance, crimes, media, investigation, crime, journalism, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.5
 924
Bad Karma (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ray Liotta stars as Jack Malloy, a hardcore career criminal until a near-death experience causes him to turn his world around. But when his former partner Drake is released from prison, he tracks Jack down to blackmail him into one last job. Jack is ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, dishonesty, frame up, going straight, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, husband wife relationship, criminal, revenge, ex convict, murder, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Killing Time (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After bagging his latest victim, a murderous sociopath (Kiefer Sutherland) decides to steal the dead man's identity and pose as the deputy of a remote coastal town, where the local sheriff (Beau Bridges) and his lover (Camelia Kath) are cooking ...
Style: rough, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, small town, frame up, mistaken identity, mystery, hidden identity, investigation, disorder, crime, law enforcement, betrayal, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 6.2
 731
The Heist (1989)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ex-con Neal Skinner (Pierce Brosnan) seeks revenge against track owner Ebbet Berens (Tom Skerritt) for framing him in an emerald smuggling deal.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: vengeance, heist, criminal's revenge, injustice, vigilantism, crime, crimes, going straight, dishonesty, rivalry, law enforcement, master criminal ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After sixteen years of marriage and four children, Betty Broderick's high-powered attorney husband decides to leave her for a younger woman with whom he's been having an affair. Hurt by his betrayal and feeling helpless against his legal ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, biting, suspense, serious ...
Plot: murder, crimes, crime, society, life is a bitch, deadly, vengeance, suburban life, suburbs, infidelity, social decay, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.3
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Swerve (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Driving cross-country to a job interview, Colin takes a short cut and comes across a fatal road accident. One of the drivers, Jina, is shaken but unhurt; the other has been killed instantly. Beside the dead body is a briefcase full of money, which ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: out of the way, dishonesty, crimes, police corruption, rivalry, disorder, intrigue, cons and scams, betrayal, small town, car accident, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Perfect Wife (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Leah's brother dies in a car accident, she vows revenge on the doc who failed to save him.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, revenge, psychopath, femme fatale, serial killer, deadly, crimes, dishonesty, crime, infidelity, couple relations, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Billionaire Boys Club (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: The Billionaire Boys Club is based on the true story of Joe Hunt (Nelson), a shady investor who built an empire on B.S back in the early 80s. Known as the BBC, the story involves a couple of guys recruited into Hunt's company on the promise of ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, dishonesty, legal investigation, legal, rise to the top, corporate crimes, kidnapping, price of justice, cons and scams, criminal heroes, crimes, blind ambition ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Code (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: The Code is a drama series which tells tells the story of two brothers who discover some information that those at the highest levels of political power are determined to keep secret.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: uncover truth, political conspiracy, state affairs, dishonesty, brother brother relationship, siblings relations, conspiracy, family relations, sibling relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.0
 4K
Betrayal (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Centers on Sara, a beautiful but unhappily married female photographer who begins a torrid affair with Jack, a lawyer for a powerful family.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: cheating wife, love affair, infidelity, extramarital affair, photographer, betrayal, murder, family problems, family in crisis, couples, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.0
 253
Titans (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Titans is an American prime time soap opera that debuted on October 4, 2000 on NBC. Thirteen episodes were filmed, of which eleven were actually aired. Produced by Aaron Spelling, the series was initially marketed as a "Dynasty for the new ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspense, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: manipulation, betrayal, infidelity, embezzlement, love and romance, manipulations, family relations, dishonesty, ambition, divorce, deception, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.1
 128
Insidious (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Times are tough for talented, twenty-one year old filmmaker, Donny Rocconi. He grew up in New York City, a place where either you learn fast, or lose everything. Estranged from his mother, and never knowing his dead father, Donny sets out to collect ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, realistic
Plot: vengeance, betrayal, gangsters, dishonesty, crimes, cafe, city life, murder, criminal heroes, crime, filmmaking, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Naked Country (1985)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Far North Queensland, 1955. Deep in the untamed frontier tough rancher Lance Dillon and his sensual, but bored wife, battle inhospitable nature to eke out a living from their cattle herd. When the aborigines kill the Dillon's prize bull a ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: infidelity, against the odds, survival, escapades, danger, betrayal, dishonesty, crimes, romance, couples, wounded, showdown ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Revenge (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: When Emily Thorne moves to the Hamptons, everyone wonders about the new girl, but she knows everything about them, including what they did to her family. Years ago, they took everything from her. Now, one by one, she's going to make them pay.
Style: twists and turns, captivating, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: high society, strong female character, vengeance, hidden identity, undercover, pretense, haunted by the past, enemy, crimes, dishonesty, scheme, mysterious character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.8
 106
The Falls (2003)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In a smoke-filled dive in Buffalo, NY, David Marx tells us his tale of obsession, betrayal, and murder - leading him to an uncertain fate "underneath Niagara Falls." David tells us how his beautiful redheaded ex-girlfriend, Jennifer ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: femme fatale, amateur detective, missing person, murder, neo noir, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, investigation, dishonesty, betrayal, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.0
 293
Powerplay (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A woman survives by coming onto wealthy single men, and taking them for everything they are worth, sometimes killing. She proceeds to her next target - another wealthy man who has a daughter whom he mistreats. She tries to marry him but he dies ...
Style: realistic, tense, sexual, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: femme fatale, sexual relations, cons and scams, manipulation, parents and children, dishonesty, crime gone awry, crimes, who done it, deadly, rivalry, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Deadly Betrayal (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: International reporter Jeff Randal spends half of his time abroad. His wife Donna feels neglected. When their preteen daughter Melinda's hunky teacher Adam Hamilton notices, Donna becomes his hot lover, to her Boston bookstore employer and ...
Style: tense, sexy, suspenseful, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, dangerous attraction, love affair, love and romance, danger, crimes, betrayal, couples, murder, stalking, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Melrose Place (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In an elegant Spanish-style apartment building in the trendy Melrose neighborhood of Los Angeles, a diverse group of 20-somethings have formed a close-knit surrogate family. However, when a bloody body is found floating in the courtyard pool, the ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, lifestyle, crimes, betrayal, dishonesty, neighbor, medical school, deadly, manipulation, secret, deception, hollywood ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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 ⇓
48%
 5.7
 257
Other Voices (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Phil and Anna are a young, married couple, who begin to suspect one other of an affair. When a shady private investigator gets involved in their relationship, things begin to spin out of control, in this turn-of-the-millennium thriller.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, private detective, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, couples, family problems, unsupportive spouse, crimes, love and romance, stalking, couple relations, breakup ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.5
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Tempted (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Australia, France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A wealthy man married to a beautiful younger woman puts her fidelity to the test.
Style: sexy, realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: infidelity, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, betrayal, obsession, crimes, manipulations, dishonesty, mind game, rivalry, manipulation, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.6
 3K
Red Widow (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When Marta Walraven's mob husband is brutally murdered, she takes on gangsters and the FBI to unveil the truth about his death. As she digs into this dark underworld, she'll test her own strength, relying on her resourcefulness, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, captivating
Audience: chick flick
Plot: dishonesty, unlikely criminals, vengeance, family relations, intrigue, crimes, parents and children, death of husband, rivalry, drug lord, suburbs, single mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Absence of Malice (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A prosecutor leaks a false story that liquor warehouse owner Michael Gallagher is involved in the murder of a union head, and as newspaper reporter Megan Carter picks up the story and attempts to find the real truth, Gallagher's life begins to ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, talky, clever ...
Plot: journalism, murder, newspaper reporter, investigation, crimes, politics, rivalry, legal, dishonesty, manipulation, media, legal action ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.4
 678
Undeniable (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: 25 years ago, Jane saw a man killing her mother. Today, she's a well adjusted wife and mother herself. While having a physical, she notices a doctor who looks like the killer and reports him. No one believes her - except one cop.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, police investigation, haunted by the past, couples, deadly, crimes, couple relations, witnessing a crime, murder witness, strong female presence
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 8.6
 26K
Ezel (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Ömer, a young man returning from military service, is set up by his friends and fiancé and ends up in prison for ten years. He fakes his own death and manages to escape. He re-creates himself as ‘Ezel’, a high-end gambler who is outwardly a ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Plot: mafia, warden, tragic love, manipulations, hidden identity, tragic hero, ex convict, intrigue, vengeance, manipulation, frame up, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.7
 1K
Good Cop (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A dutiful Liverpool beat cop discovers what he is truly capable of after his partner is brutally murdered in a targeted attack by a local gang.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, rough ...
Plot: loss of friend, crimes, rivalry, police, vigilantism, life turned upside down, law enforcement, revenge, murder, investigation, danger, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Dangerous Woman (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Martha Horgan is a withdrawn, mentally disabled woman who lives with her aunt, Frances. One of Martha's unusual traits is that she doesn't lie, a quality that leads to her getting fired from a dry-cleaning shop thanks to the actions of the ...
Style: emotional, psychological, disturbing, realistic, serious ...
Plot: aunt, crimes, repairman, betrayal, romance, infidelity, murder, love triangle, love and romance, dishonesty, family relations, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Table for One (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A wife, her two-timing husband and a flirting neighbor are unpredictable competitors in a warped game that turns into a life-or-death affair.
Style: suspenseful, sexual, psychological, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: mind game, murder, infidelity, crimes, wedding, family problems, couples, love affair, obsession, vengeance, crumbling marriage, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Mother's Boys (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sexy but unstable wife and mother Jude walked out on her family three years ago. Now, just as suddenly, she is back. But her husband, Robert, has fallen in love with Callie, an assistant principal at his sons' school. He asks Jude for a ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, mentally unstable, injury, family problems, infidelity, family life, family in danger, obsession, dysfunctional family, deadly, danger, stalking ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%