Movies like Shelter Island

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Shelter Island (2003)
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Shelter Island (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Ally Sheedy is a retired golfer turned motivational speaker. Patsy Kensit plays her lover and also works with her. There is another girl as well. There are some difficulties at work, a New York firm. So Ally decides she's going to go away for the weekend to some property she owns at Shelter Island. Her lover goes with her. A big storm is coming to the island and the mansion is very isolated from the rest of the island's people. The storm is a perfect set-up for the visitor who just happens to show up, supposedly "stranded" by the storm. This is the Stephen Baldwin character. It seems at first, he is who he says he is. But then he keeps finding excuses to delay leaving, and then finally he attacks Ally Sheedy. He tosses her in a marsh thinking she is dead.
Style: tense, rough, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, psychological, realistic
Plot: island, mind game, crimes, danger, couples, obsession, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, stalking, isolation, mysterious character, murder, betrayal, psychopath, confined, missing person, mentally unstable, gays and lesbians, deadly, rivalry, lesbian, stalker, female nudity, lesbian sex, marketing ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa

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Most similar movies to Shelter Island

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films with plots about danger, crimes, deadly, woman in danger, murder, psychopath and obsession mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Shelter Island: Blood Trails (2006), Suspended Animation (2001), Impact Point (2008), Living in Peril (1997), Love Sick Love (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Blood Trails (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The biker Anne has a violent one night stand with the supposed cop Chris after a minor infraction. Two days later, feeling guilty and traumatized, she decides to go hiking with her boyfriend Michael in the Whistler chain of mountains, a spot where ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, atmospheric
Plot: slasher, mind game, isolation, survival, dangerous attraction, teenage life, wilderness, stalking, danger, murder, psychopath, gory ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Single White Female 2: The Psycho (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A warped woman takes deadly measures to help a new roommate get rid of her problems.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, psychopath, murder, woman in danger, mentally unstable, deadly, female psychopath, roommate, danger, rivalry, graphic violence, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Suspended Animation (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Hollywood animator Tom (Alex McArthur) gets lost in the Michigan woods after a snowmobile ride goes wrong. He finds refuge at an isolated cabin inhabited by two sisters (Laura Esterman and Sage Allen). Initially grateful to them, Tom soon realizes ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, danger, obsession, survival, crimes, rescue, mind game, slasher, deadly, woman in danger, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, michigan, california
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85%
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 1K
Impact Point (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Pro Beach Volleyball star, Kelly Reyes, faces challenges everyday, fierce competitors, the press, but nothing could prepare her for him.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, rivalry, danger, murder, stalking, mind game, psychopath, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, obsession, serial killer, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Living in Peril (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The young architect Walter leaves his wife Linda to go to L.A. to draw a mansion for Harrison. On the highway a truck driver almost drives him off the road. Walter calls the truck-company to complain. The driver gets fired. When Walter arrives to ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, mind game, danger, stalking, obsession, psychopath, dangerous attraction, crimes, rivalry, mentally unstable, deadly, architect ...
Time: contemporary, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Love Sick Love (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Dori and Norman, two stunning and sophisticated serial daters, are destined to endure a terrifying journey through perfect couple-hood: Valentine's, Easter, Halloween, Christmas and New Year. Except with psychopath Dori, it all needs to take ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: isolation, dangerous attraction, psychopath, couples, danger, confined, country house, weekend, holiday, female psychopath, obsession, held captive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
You Belong to Me (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Jeffrey has met the man of this dreams, hunky Frenchman René, he impulsively moves into the same building. The move backfires as Remé becomes cold and distant. Landlady Gladys lavishes attention on her new tenant.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: female psychopath, landlady, obsession, dangerous attraction, deadly, couples, crimes, mentally unstable, danger, dishonesty, stalking, gay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 420
Deadbolt (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When medical student Marty places an ad for a roommate, her ad is answered by handsome, clean-cut Alec. At first Alec seems to be a wonderful roommate; supportive, considerate and a real friend. However, Alec's affection turns to obsession as ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: woman in danger, obsessive love, murder, investigation, betrayal, mentally unstable, obsession, tragic love, couples, crimes, crime, captivity ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Roman (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Roman (Lucky McKee) is a lonely young man who yearns to find love, happiness and companionship. Tormented by his ungrateful co-workers and trapped in a life of tedium as a welder in a local factory, Roman's one pleasure is his obsession with ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: isolation, murder, factory, serial killer, mind game, psychopath, dangerous attraction, obsession, destructive relationship, deadly, crimes, mentally unstable ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Enter the Dangerous Mind (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A psychological thriller set in the world of underground dubstep, Snap is the story of Jim Whitman, a brilliant but painfully introverted musician who develops a crush on a young social worker.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, mental illness, danger, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, stalking, composer, crimes, unfulfillment, mentally unstable, tied feet, tape over mouth
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Shadow of Fear (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a new boy is employed to work in a coffee shop, he turns out to be a schizophrenic who refuses to take his medication, and makes the life of the popular young waitress who works there a misery.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, tense ...
Plot: mental illness, obsession, stalking, danger, woman in danger, crimes, life turned upside down, cafe, psychopath, life is a bitch, boy
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.5
 1K
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 ⇓
72%
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 2K
The Barber (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eugene is a small town barber, beloved by the local community, but hiding a deadly secret. John is hunting for a serial killer not to expose him but to learn the business! They form a twisted bond and turn the town upside down as Eugene teaches John ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: obsession, murder, mind game, serial killer, deadly, crimes, small town, investigation, hairdresser, baseball bat, buried alive, shovel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 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 ⇓
69%
Intimate Stranger (1991)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A policeman (James Russo) guards a barroom singer (Deborah Harry) whose phone-sex sideline has put a killer (Tim Thomerson) on her trail.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: prostitute, phone sex, murder, psychopath, mind game, danger, stalking, chases and races, rivalry, police investigation, couples, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Cellar Door (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Having developed an uncontrollable obsession with the beautiful young Rudy (Michelle Tomlinson), crazed serial killer Herman (James DuMont) kidnaps her and locks her in a cage in his basement. The only way for Rudy to survive this nightmare is to ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, confined, mind game, woman in danger, captivity, survival, obsession, isolation, master criminal, serial killer, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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The Stray (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a drifter is struck by a car the driver offers to take him back from the hospital to her home in order to nurse him back to health...which turns out to be one of the biggest mistakes of her life.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, serious, tense ...
Plot: danger, crimes, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, male female relationship, violence, restaurant, murder, police detective, drifter, revenge, seduction ...
Time: 90s
Place: venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 3.6
 340
Poker Run (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Robert (Bertie Higgins) and Allan (J.D. Rudometkin) decide to add some excitement to their lives by taking up Harley riding. But things go south when two psychopathic bikers (Robert Thorne and Jay Wisell) kidnap their wives (Debra Hopkins and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: psychopath, desert, gang, couple relations, confined, deadly, mind game, danger, buddies, crimes, motorcycle chase, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 6.2
 2K
Dark Harbor (1998)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A bickering couple drive fast through a downpour to catch the last ferry to their island retreat. In a flash, they recognize a crumpled body laying at the side of the road after much argument they stop, only to find a young boy battered and bruised. ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, surprise ending, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, island, mind game, mysterious character, dangerous attraction, family in danger, couples, deadly, crimes, danger, love triangle, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 543
Innocents (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A traveling cellist gets involved with two disturbed sisters on their way to Seattle to tell their mom that their dad has just passed away. On the way, the two kill a judge and a few others unknown to the cellist. Eventually he gets pinned for the ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary
Plot: murder, mind game, criminal heroes, serial killer, psychopath, dangerous attraction, false accusation, crimes, danger, police investigation, deadly, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.3
 220
The Contract (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Anna has a bad week. Her boss is a pain to her, as is the grocery store clerk. Her friend was bad to her, her husband couldn't take his eyes off a waitress, and her babysitter annoyed her. One night at the local pub, she tells a man about her ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, rough, realistic ...
Plot: murder, danger, vengeance, mysterious character, deadly, crimes, contract killing, brutality, violence, fight, profanity, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Perfect Guy (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After a painful breakup, Leah seems to meet the perfect guy. But she soon discovers his violent side that disrupts her life.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: woman in danger, fatal attraction, obsession, stalking, mind game, danger, psychopath, couple relations, vengeance, rivalry, life turned upside down, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, san francisco
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65%
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Interstate (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A Montreal DJ, following his girlfriend to Los Angeles, falls into a deadly relationship with a couple of female hitch-hikers.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: on the road, captivity, couples, crimes, confined, danger, deadly, car chase, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder, neo noir, hitchhiking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Kaaterskill Falls (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A romantic road trip to the Catskills for some much-needed time alone turns bumpy for Ren (Hilary Howard) and Mitchell (Mitchell Riggs) in this indie film directed by Josh Apter and Peter Olsen. After picking up a hitchhiker, Lyle (Anthony Leslie), ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, scary ...
Plot: survival, danger, mysterious character, estrangement, isolation, wilderness, stalking, married couple, hitchhiker, mountain, graphic violence, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.1
 510
Playing House (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In this taut thriller, newlyweds Jen and Mitch find that three's company and four's a crowd when they ask their friend Danny to move in with them to share expenses. But a sweet situation turns sour when Danny invites a new person into the ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: infidelity, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, obsession, manipulations, manipulation, uninvited guest, power relations, danger, friends, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.9
 353
The Drifter (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A suspensefilled thriller about a successful single woman who, on a deserted road, picks up a mysterious hitchhiker. Once back in the city, "The Drifter" follows her every move. Every attempt to free herself of his harassment fails until ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: obsession, woman in danger, stalking, couples, best friends, crimes, crime, danger, deadly, police, motel, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.4
 970
American Crime (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young smalltown reporter, Jessie St. Claire, begins investigating a killer stalking his victims making video tapes. This might just be the career opportunity, which she has hoped for. When she herself becomes a target and suddenly disappears, the ...
Style: scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, investigation, crimes, mind game, crime, deadly, stalking, psychopath, who done it, uncover truth, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.3
 777
Hangman (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Death by noose. A nasty way to die if you're not dropped from a length, but instead just had the support kicked from beneath you. A series of murders like this is taking place, linked to a net-based game of 'Hangman', the words of ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, mind bending, atmospheric ...
Plot: crimes, police investigation, police detective, psychopath, mysterious character, mind game, serial killer, danger, mystery, deadly, track down, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 3.8
 632
The Contractor (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Elizabeth Chase is busy remodeling her new home with her lawyer husband, Paul and daughter, McKenzie. To make sure it's finished before a charity event they're hosting, the couple hire a contractor, Javier, to help. However Elizabeth ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, obsession, family in danger, danger, crimes, stalking, deadly, dishonesty, vengeance, strong female presence, graphic violence, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.6
 408
Show Me (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When two squeegee kids descend upon Sarah and her luxury sedan, the fuse is lit on a tense cat and mouse tale of captors and captives. Sarah is forced to continue her trip to an isolated cottage where the twisted trio bait and entice one another in ...
Style: rough, psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, mind game, danger, deadly, youth, confined, rivalry, couples, captivity, woman in danger, isolation, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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