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Seduced by Madness: The Diane Borchardt Story (1996)
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Seduced by Madness: The Diane Borchardt Story (1996)
Original name: Seduced by Madness
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: True crime story of a Wisconsin teacher's aide who hired teenaged students to murder her estranged husband.
Style: psychological, tense, sexy, serious, realistic, suspenseful, gloomy, sexual
Plot: murder, investigation, youth, crimes, teachers and students, life is a bitch, couples, legal, teenage life, rivalry, infidelity, manipulation, family problems, suburbs, mind game, dangerous attraction, suburban life, crumbling marriage, mentally unstable, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect, power relations, psychopath, teacher, student ...
Time: 90s
Place: wisconsin, usa

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Murder in New Hampshire: The Pamela Wojas Smart Story (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Pamela Smart knows exactly what she wants and is willing to do anything to get it. She is fed up with teaching, and her marriage offers little excitement. Looking for a way out she applies for a job at a local TV station. When her dreams of fame are ...
Style: serious, realistic, cynical, clever
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Time: 90s
Place: new hampshire, usa
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A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story (1992)
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Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: biting, tense, serious, realistic, suspense ...
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Pretty When You Cry (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 90 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, erotic, sexy ...
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Time: contemporary
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Love, Lies and Murder (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
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Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Lured Innocence (2000)
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Dead On (1994)
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Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In an erotic update of "Strangers on a Train", airline pilot Ted Beaumont and his lover, Erin Davenport, scheme to rid themselves of their respective spouses. Ted's wife disappears mysteriously and thinking that all is proceeding ...
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Time: 90s
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Fatal Vision (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
TV show
Story: A retiree spends nine years relentlessly seeking to prove that his son-in-law, a former Green Beret Army doctor, murdered his pregnant wife and two children
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful
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The Deliberate Stranger (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 185 min.
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Story: Based on a true story, this film depicts the life of Theodore Robert Bundy, the serial killer. In 1974, after having murdered several young women, he leaves Seattle for Utah, where he is a law student and where other girls disappear. It takes the ...
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Trapped (2009)
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Duration: 95 min.
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Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
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Duration: 103 min.
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Time: contemporary
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Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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