Movies like Single White Female

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Single White Female (1992)
 6.4
 36K
Single White Female (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Attractive Manhattanite Allison Jones has it all: a handsome beau, a rent-controlled apartment, and a promising career as a fashion designer. When boyfriend Sam proves unfaithful, Allison strikes out on her own but must use the classifieds to seek out a roommate in order to keep her spacious digs.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, twist ending, suspense, intense, serious, realistic, sexy, psychotronic, tense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, mental illness, lookalikes, wannabe, psychopath, manipulation, manic, haunted by the past, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, violence, roommate, dangerous friend, mistaken identity, borderline personality disorder, vandalism, stalker, basement, ice cream, staircase, remote control, surprise party, software, secret identity, designer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, san francisco

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Most similar movies to Single White Female

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, suspense and realistic films with plots about murder, obsession, psychopath, dialogue, runaway, police investigation and mentor mostly in Thriller, Drama and Horror genres. Some movies like Single White Female: The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992), Fear (1996), The Roommate (2011), Swimfan (2002), Fatal Attraction (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A suburban family chooses seemingly sweet Peyton Flanders as their newborn's nanny. Only much later does the infant's mother, Claire Bartel, realize Peyton's true intentions -- to destroy Claire and replace her in the family. The ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, suspense, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: nanny, obsession, vengeance, asthma, family in danger, psychopath, domestic disturbance, family, haunted by the past, loss of child, rivalry, female psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, seattle, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 47K
Fear (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A 16 year old girl takes up with a charming young man who quickly shows his colors when he beats a friend simply for walking with her and then goes totally ballistic after she tries to break up with him.
Style: suspenseful, sexual, serious, rough, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, psychopath, dangerous attraction, obsessive love, fatal attraction, teenager, rapist, rivalry, crimes, virginity, family relations, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 38K
The Roommate (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Sara, a young design student from Iowa, arrives for college in Los Angeles, she is eager to fit in and get to know the big city. Her wealthy roommate, Rebecca, is more than eager to take Sara under her wing and show her the ropes. The two ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, harsh, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: obsession, female psychopath, obsessive love, female stalker, mentally unstable, college, college life, roommate, jealousy, murder, medication, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 20K
Swimfan (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ben Cronin has it all: the admiration of his many friends, a terrific girlfriend, and he's on the fast-track to an athletic scholarship. Ben's rock-solid, promising future and romance are turned upside-down with the arrival of Madison ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, sexy, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, stalking, obsessive love, stalker, female psychopath, dangerous attraction, high school, swimming, hospital, teenager, female stalker, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Fatal Attraction (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A married man's one night stand comes back to haunt him when that lover begins to stalk him and his family.
Style: sexy, erotic, suspenseful, suspense, twist ending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual obsession, adultery, infidelity, extramarital affair, crimes of passion, female psychopath, obsession, family in danger, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, terrorizing, family problems ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.8
 203K
Misery (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Novelist Paul Sheldon crashes his car on a snowy Colorado road. He is found by Annie Wilkes, the "number one fan" of Paul's heroine Misery Chastaine. Annie is also somewhat unstable, and Paul finds himself crippled, drugged and at her ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, scary, tense ...
Plot: obsession, insanity, loneliness, female psychopath, captivity, mentally unstable, isolation, psychopath, obsessed fan, snow, kidnapping, blizzard ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pacific Heights (1990)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A couple works hard to renovate their dream house and become landlords to pay for it. Unfortunately one of their tenants has plans of his own.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, clever, scary ...
Plot: psychopath, manipulation, yuppie, mind game, lodger, con artists, cons and scams, eviction, family problems, mastermind, terrorizing, mysterious character ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa, los angeles, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 20K
The Crush (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A precocious and obsessive teenager develops a crush on a naive writer with harrowing consequences.
Style: sexy, suspenseful, psychological, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, obsessive love, dangerous attraction, female psychopath, fatal attraction, mentally unstable, stalking, false accusation, journalism, teenage life, crimes, revenge ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Sleeping with the Enemy (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young woman fakes her own death in an attempt to escape her nightmarish marriage, but discovers it is impossible to elude her controlling husband.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: stalking, woman in danger, domestic violence, obsession, violent husband, starting over, psychopath, obsessive love, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, on the run, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1990
Place: usa, iowa, boston, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Play Misty for Me (1971)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A brief fling between a male disc jockey and an obsessed female fan takes a frightening, and perhaps even deadly turn when another woman enters the picture.
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, mentally unstable, rivalry, dj, stalker, obsessed fan, terrorizing, radio dj, dangerous attraction, crimes, graphic violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, pacific ocean, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 14K
Final Analysis (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Barr is a psychiatrist who falls in love with the sister of one of his clients. She's beautiful and married to a gangster. She hates her husband but is unable to escape from him.
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, sexy, neo noir ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: extramarital affair, psychiatrist, murder, gangsters, betrayal, family problems, love triangle, lust, femme fatale, infidelity, manipulation, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 41K
The Good Son (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young boy stays with his aunt and uncle, and befriends his cousin who's the same age. But his cousin begins showing increasing signs of psychotic behavior.
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: murder, problem child, children, parents and children, sociopath, disbelieving adult, manipulation, crimes, deception, sadism, child protagonist, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa, japan, asia, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.1
 50K
Disclosure (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A computer specialist is sued for sexual harassment by a former lover turned boss who initiated the act forcefully, which threatens both his career and his personal life.
Style: tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual harassment, obsession, workplace, manipulation, false accusation, promotion, boss and employee, vengeance, workplace intrigue, power relations, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: seattle, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 28K
The Resident (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Juliet, a beautiful doctor, has found the perfect New York apartment to start a new life after separating from her husband. It's got spacious rooms, a spectacular view, and a handy, handsome landlord. But there are secrets behind every wall and ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, psychological, scary ...
Plot: obsession, woman in danger, psychopath, landlord, voyeurism, hidden camera, paranoia, confined, rapist, deception, revenge, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 32K
Obsessed (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Things couldn't be better for Derek Charles. He's just received a big promotion at work, and has a wonderful marriage with his beautiful wife, Sharon. However, into this idyllic world steps Lisa, a temporary worker at Derek's office. ...
Style: suspenseful, sexy, disturbing, romantic, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: obsession, obsessive love, stalking, dangerous attraction, fatal attraction, black man white woman relationship, female psychopath, unrequited love, workplace, female stalker, workplace intrigue, sexual obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: los angeles, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 6.8
 122K
One Hour Photo (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sy "the photo guy" Parrish has lovingly developed photos for the Yorkin family since their son was a baby. But as the Yorkins' lives become fuller, Sy's only seems lonelier, until he eventually believes he's part of their ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, scary, intense ...
Plot: obsession, loner, psychopath as protagonist, loneliness, adultery, voyeurism, insanity, cheating, stalker, theft, undercover, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.4
 19K
Poison Ivy (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A seductive teen befriends an introverted high school student and schemes her way into the lives of her wealthy family.
Style: sexy, erotic, serious, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: femme fatale, older man younger woman relationship, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, infidelity, adultery, teenage life, betrayal, manipulation, destructive relationship, high school, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 10K
Bad Influence (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Michael, a wimpy young executive, is about to get pulverized by a jealous boyfriend in a bar when a handsome, mysterious stranger steps in--and then disappears. Later that night, while jogging, Michael runs into the stranger on a pier. He introduces ...
Style: neo noir, psychological, suspenseful, clever, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, betrayal, friendship, psychopath, false accusation, frame up, boss, power relations, couples, rivalry, dishonesty, intrigue ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.4
 12K
Hush (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jackson and Helen are in love and about to have their first child when they move in with Jackson's mother, Martha, in order to take care of the family estate. But all is not well in this household. Martha is jealous of her son's affection ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: domineering mother, mentally unstable, dysfunctional family, family relations, farm, family problems, parents and children, couple relations, manipulation, woman in danger, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, pregnancy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: kentucky, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 4K
Devil's Pond (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: What starts out as a romantic honeymoon on a deserted island turns into a horrible nightmare as Julianne discovers that her new husband is psychotic...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, serious, psychological, scary
Plot: woman in danger, psychopath, isolation, honeymoon, couple relations, newlyweds, island, insanity, love and romance, family problems, confined, wilderness ...
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, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female psychopath, psychopath, obsession, murder, woman in danger, mentally unstable, seduction, female killer, roommate, female assassin, murderer, girlfriend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Poison Ivy: The New Seduction (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A sinister seductress vows to destroy a suburban family.
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: manipulation, seduction, femme fatale, betrayal, obsession, murder, cheating boyfriend, psychopath, infidelity, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, sexuality ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.4
 10K
Black Widow (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Federal agent Alexandra Barnes believes that Catherine Petersen is a serial killer who marries rich men and then murders them for their money. But since Catherine is seemingly a master of disguise and has multiple identities, Alexandra can't ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, neo noir ...
Plot: femme fatale, serial killer, investigation, dangerous attraction, poison, fatal attraction, manipulation, secret identity, obsession, crimes, woman in danger, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hawaii, usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 7.5
 11K
The Collector (1965)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Freddie is an inept bank clerk with no future. His only hobby is collecting butterflies, which gives him a feeling of power and control that is otherwise totally missing from his life. He comes into a large sum of money, and buys himself a country ...
Style: tense, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, psychopath, obsession, collector, woman in danger, mentally unstable, captivity, hostage, confined, dangerous attraction, missing person, butterfly ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.7
 29K
Cape Fear (1962)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sam Bowden witnesses a rape committed by Max Cady and testifies against him. When released after 8 years in prison, Cady begins stalking Bowden and his family but is always clever enough not to violate the law.
Style: psychological, neo noir, tense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: psychopath, family in danger, stalking, small town, crimes, revenge, chase, murder, lawyer, manic, obsession, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Poison Ivy II (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young and naive college art student becomes obsessed with assuming the identity and personality of a departed coed who used to live in her room, and in so doing causes complications that result in two men, a student and her art professor, lusting ...
Style: sexual, sexy, erotic, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, femme fatale, lust, manipulation, diary, murder, sexual relations, art, power relations, couples, voyeurism, student life ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.7
 2K
The Fan (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A record store clerk is an obsessed fan of an actress of stage and screen (Lauren Bacall). However when his letters are rejected, the fan strikes out at the actresses friends, then at her.
Style: suspenseful, slasher, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, stalking, murder, maniac, obsessed fan, woman in danger, actor's life, mentally unstable, crimes, price of fame, fanatic, actress ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Tom Ripley is a calculating young man who believes it's better to be a fake somebody than a real nobody. Opportunity knocks in the form of a wealthy U.S. shipbuilder who hires Tom to travel to Italy to bring back his playboy son, Dickie. Ripley ...
Style: psychological, enigmatic, suspense, cerebral, twist ending ...
Plot: obsession, serial killer, murder, rejection, manipulation, sexual tension, friendship, jealousy, envy, secret identity, cheating, yacht ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: italy, venice, europe, rome italy, palermo italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, tense, realistic, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, mentally unstable, family problems, dysfunctional family, family in danger, obsession, family life, infidelity, hidden identity, stalking, murder, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.6
 5K
The In Crowd (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A mentally disturbed young woman takes a job at a posh country club and falls in with a clique of wealthy college kids where she's taken under the wing of the clique's twisted leader, who harbors some dark secrets too terrifying to tell.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, intense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: psychopath, obsession, murder, mind game, social differences, lifestyle, youth, manipulation, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, crimes, female protagonist ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%