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: crimes, island, mind game, couples, obsession, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, stalking, isolation, mysterious character, murder, betrayal, psychopath, missing person, gays and lesbians, rivalry, confined, mentally unstable, lesbian, police officer, female nudity, sex scene, stalker, marketing, lesbian sex ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films with plots about danger, crimes, deadly, obsession, psychopath, murder and woman in danger mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Shelter Island: Quiet Kill (2004), The Perfect Guy (2015), Blood Trails (2006), Suspended Animation (2001), Impact Point (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, investigation, prostitute, stalker, love affair, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, serial killer, couples, psychopath, who done it, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
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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: tense, psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: woman in danger, fatal attraction, obsession, stalking, stalker, couple relations, psychopath, mind game, rivalry, vengeance, life turned upside down, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, san francisco
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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: slasher, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Plot: wilderness, mind game, stalking, survival, isolation, dangerous attraction, teenage life, murder, psychopath, crimes, obsession, mountain ...
Time: 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: serious, realistic, slasher, scary, rough ...
Plot: murder, obsession, survival, crimes, mind game, rescue, serial killer, woman in danger, isolation, psychopath, siblings relations, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary
Place: michigan, usa, california
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Impact Point (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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, murder, rivalry, stalking, psychopath, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, obsession, mind game, serial killer, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, beverly hills
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64%
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: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, stalking, mind game, obsession, psychopath, rivalry, mentally unstable, crimes, dangerous attraction, architect, vengeance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
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63%
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, serious, suspenseful, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: landlady, dangerous attraction, obsession, couples, stalking, crimes, dishonesty, mentally unstable, gay, female psychopath, kidnapping, dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
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60%
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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: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: isolation, dangerous attraction, confined, couples, psychopath, weekend, country house, female psychopath, holiday, obsession, held captive, psychiatrist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: tense, sexy, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: infidelity, femme fatale, betrayal, dangerous attraction, mind game, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, manipulation, vengeance, love affair, obsession ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
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59%
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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: psychological, suspenseful, tense, rough, serious ...
Plot: woman in danger, obsessive love, murder, investigation, betrayal, obsession, mentally unstable, tragic love, captivity, crimes, couples, prison life ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston
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58%
 5.4
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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: serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, isolation, factory, psychopath, obsession, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, mind game, serial killer, fall in love, stalking, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: psychological, tense, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: obsession, mental illness, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, stalking, composer, crimes, unfulfillment, mentally unstable, danger, tied feet, tape over mouth
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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57%
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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, tense, suspense ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, mental illness, hunted, woman in danger, psychopath, life turned upside down, crimes, possessed human, threat, family problems, possessed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.8
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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: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: obsession, murder, mind game, serial killer, crimes, small town, investigation, hairdresser, buried alive, barbershop, undercover, car wash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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56%
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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: serious, psychological, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Plot: crimes, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, violence, male female relationship, restaurant, homeless, murder, seduction, revenge, drifter, police detective ...
Time: 90s
Place: venice beach california
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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, slasher, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, survival, confined, mind game, obsession, isolation, woman in danger, captivity, master criminal, rivalry, serial killer, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
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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: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: psychopath, desert, gang, motorcycle chase, confined, crimes, buddies, mind game, couple relations, family in crisis, biker, abduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 423
Lethal Admirer (2018)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When Megan's fiancé is killed, she moves cross country and rebuilds her life with a new boyfriend and a closer relationship with her sister. Once she befriends one of her old colleagues, Lloyd, things take a turn for the worst. She realizes he ...
Style: sexy, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: woman in danger, stalking, fatal attraction, dangerous attraction, obsession, new life, insanity, unrequited love, villain, psychopath, sociopath, damsel in distress ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, mysterious character, mind game, dangerous attraction, family in danger, couples, crimes, love triangle, couple relations, infidelity, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, neo noir
Plot: phone sex, prostitute, murder, psychopath, couples, woman in danger, obsession, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, who done it, crimes, stalking ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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53%
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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, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: infidelity, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, manipulation, obsession, couple relations, crimes, couples, friends, power relations, uninvited guest, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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53%
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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: suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, vengeance, mysterious character, crimes, contract killing, brutality, violence, fight, woman in danger, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, hitman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.7
 480
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: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, woman in danger, crimes, best friends, couples, murder of a pregnant woman, psychopath, pregnancy, murder of friend, woman with a gun, fashion industry ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: suspenseful, psychological, rough, neo noir, suspense ...
Plot: on the road, crimes, confined, couples, captivity, car chase, murder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, hitchhiking, chase, disorder, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.2
 827
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: mind bending, psychological, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, police investigation, mysterious character, mind game, serial killer, psychopath, police detective, false accusation, dangerous attraction, mystery, track down, frame up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Clean Break (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dramatic thriller about a couple who own an advertising agency. The husband apparently commits suicide, but the police and the insurance company decide to investigate his death.
Style: twists and turns, tense, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, obsession, investigation, betrayal, infidelity, crimes, stalking, love, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, woman in danger, corrupt officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: serious, scary, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, crimes, mind game, stalking, serial killer, uncover truth, investigation, psychopath, who done it, journalism, amateur detective, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.8
 695
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: obsession, psychopath, family in danger, stalking, crimes, dishonesty, vengeance, strong female presence, graphic violence, woman in danger, couples, fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: tense, serious, suspenseful, psychological, scary ...
Plot: survival, estrangement, wilderness, isolation, mysterious character, stalking, married couple, hitchhiker, voyeurism, mind game, sexual content, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Ex (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In order to get her husband back, an architect's psycho ex-wife kills everybody she can get her hands on.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, bleak, scary
Plot: psychopath, family in danger, murder, vengeance, obsession, crimes, family life, manipulation, architect, woman in danger, parents and children, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%