Movies like The Skipper

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The Skipper (1990)
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The Skipper (1990)
Original name: Der Skipper
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: West Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two British beauties go to Barbados with a yacht captain who does not know what he's in for.
Style: exciting, tense, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: ocean, murder, sailor, jealousy, boat, crimes, prostitute, ship, ocean or sea, psychopath, love triangle, betrayal, crime, danger, human nature, couples, introspection, escapades, gays and lesbians, deadly, woman in danger, down on your luck, sex, dancing, erotica ...
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to The Skipper

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about danger, crimes, murder, deadly, escapades, dishonesty and woman in danger mostly in Thriller, Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Skipper: Deadbolt (1992), Wet Gold (1984), Shelter Island (2003), Deadly Intent (1988), Black Sea (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.6
 425
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, rough, tense, scary ...
Plot: woman in danger, obsessive love, betrayal, investigation, murder, obsession, mentally unstable, tragic love, couples, crime, crimes, captivity ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston
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100%
 5.0
 235
Wet Gold (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wet Gold is the story of a young woman (Laura), who works as a waitress in a cafe. Laura stumbles across a drunk elderly man (Sampson), who fills her with exciting stories of a boat that went down with millions in gold. Although Laura's ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: gold, treasure hunt, escapades, adventure, adventurer, femme fatale, ocean, ocean or sea, beach, island, ship, love triangle ...
Time: 80s
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78%
 4.0
 765
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 ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: island, mind game, danger, crimes, couples, woman in danger, obsession, dangerous attraction, isolation, mysterious character, stalking, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.7
 132
Deadly Intent (1988)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An archaeologist smuggles a valuable ancient jewel into the US. He is soon murdered by people looking for the jewel, but he had hidden it. The killers, believe that his widow knows where the artifact is hidden, go after her.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: jungle, woman in danger, treasure hunt, crimes, deadly, adventure, danger, chases and races, escapades, graphic violence, murder, female protagonist ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 6.4
 36K
Black Sea (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Russia, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A rogue submarine captain pulls together a misfit crew to go after a sunken treasure rumored to be lost in the depths of the Black Sea. As greed and desperation take control on-board their claustrophobic vessel, the increasing uncertainty of the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, exciting, tricky ...
Plot: submarine, underwater, sea, underwater scene, boat, ocean or sea, treasure hunt, gold, adventure, danger, survival, ocean ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2008, year 1941
Place: black sea, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.3
 172
Blind Witness (1989)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Woman is trapped in her home with her husband's killers.
Style: suspenseful, rough, psychological, serious, slasher ...
Plot: murder, deadly, stalking, law enforcement, psychopath, disability, dealing with death, chases and races, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, sexual content, crimes, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.8
 235
Deadliest Sea (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Based on the book Working on the Edge by Spike Walker, Deadliest Sea tells the story of a young man who joins the crew of a King Crab trawler in Alaska seeking to make some real money. The captain of the vessel plays a hunch about where to set traps ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: survival, danger, escapades, ocean, inventions and discoveries, ocean or sea, forces of nature, ship, rescue, coast guard, man overboard, battles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 5.3
 20
Tucked Away (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On the surface, Ray Ryan has it all. He's a successful advertising executive with a new promotion. He has a nice home and a beautiful fiancée. Underneath it all is a dark secret he's finding harder to hide. Ray's nightmares are ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, crimes, deadly, life is a bitch, murder, secret, abusive father, aging
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.1
 11K
Table No. 21 (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A couple live a mediocre life and are thrilled to have won an exotic vacation to Fiji & their excitement increases when they get a chance to play "Tell all truth" game for a mind boggling prize money. The game begins and the couple ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: vacation, survival, contests and competitions, resort, danger, deadly, couples, woman in danger, dishonesty, island, adventure, couple relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 8.3
 235K
The Boat (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 149 min.
Story: A German submarine hunts allied ships during the Second World War, but it soon becomes the hunted. The crew tries to survive below the surface, while stretching both the boat and themselves to their limits.
Style: epic, tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: submarine, naval battle, world war two, navy, war, battles, ocean or sea, german, ocean, military, third reich, mission ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1942, year 1941
Place: atlantic ocean, germany, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.3
 529
Deadly Cargo (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Journalist Sara joins timid Victor and pregnant wife Thais, instructors Ivan and Edgar, and local kid Drui in Senegal for some underwater exploration. When their craft blows up following a misfired bullet, they float around in the water for a while ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: ocean or sea, murder, survival, deadly, dangerous animal, danger, rescue, isolation, ship, ocean, man overboard, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Babysitter's Seduction (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The mother of the family for which Michelle baby-sits dies unexpectedly. Michelle is asked to take over looking after the children and is gradually "seduced" by the father.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, woman in danger, seduction, danger, mystery, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, crime, love affair, couples, crimes, high school ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.7
 664
Tick Tock (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stunning trophy wife Rachel Avery is stuck in a cold, loveless marriage with her millionaire husband, Holden. So when Holden goes away on a trip, Rachel hooks up with her close friend Carla, and the two hatch a plan to murder Holden and collect on ...
Style: rough, erotic, sexy, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, private detective, betrayal, power relations, couples, deadly, infidelity, femme fatale, sex, blackmail, law enforcement, legal investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 4K
Escape (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Ten years after the Black Death devastated the country, a poor family sets out on a journey to search for better living conditions. In a deserted mountain pass, they are attacked by a gang of ruthless killer thieves. The only one spared is 19 year ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, adventure, on the run, woman in danger, gang, deadly, chases and races, captivity, confined, escapades, danger, chase ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 953
Survival Quest (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A bunch of city slickers from different backgrounds go into the wild mountains to be one with nature, but basically to have a good time. However, a paramilitary group has chosen the same time to go camping. When one of the soldiers thinks their boss ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wilderness, survival, mountain, adventure, murder, rivalry, danger, deadly, hostage, hostages, treasure hunt, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.0
 133
Good Chemistry (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After picking up an alluring woman,Toby, a gifted chemist slumming as a high school teacher, is kidnapped by her violent boyfriend and ordered to use his skills to create methamphetamine for a group of drug traffickers. When Toby refuses, his ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, deadly, drug abuse, crimes, danger, on the run, dishonesty, drug dealing, cons and scams, frame up, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.4
 595
N-Secure (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: N-Secure is a no holds-barred thrilling drama mixed with murder, mayhem and manipulation among affluent professionals. This film sheds light on a man's downfall from the pinnacles of success into the depths of his damaged character. His ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: betrayal, murder, infidelity, breakup, crimes, danger, couples, rivalry, couple relations, obsession, jealousy, manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Kate's Addiction (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A psychotic woman becomes dangerously jealous when her best friend begins dating a handsome man. She will stop at nothing to keep the two apart, even if it means destroying their relationship or even murdering one of them.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: obsession, murder, lesbian sex, deadly, best friends, gays and lesbians, psychopath, couples, addiction, college, drug abuse, danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Voyage of Terror: The Achille Lauro Affair (1990)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, USA, West Germany, UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Genua, 3rd October 1985. Together with over 500 other passengers Margot and Pierre Bergeron, a married couple from France, the Serafinis, an Italian family, Anne Higgins, an Englishwoman, Gitta and Helmut Holzer from Germany and an American couple ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, hijacking, hostage, hostages, one man army, confined, danger, deadly, ocean or sea, cruise, missing person, murder ...
Time: 80s, year 1985
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.5
 3K
Kill for Me (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rent’s a bitch. And that is why, six months after her best friend went missing, Amanda finally gives in to getting another roommate, Hailey. The two college students turn out to have something in common, however: abusive men. For Hailey, it’s ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: roommate, deadly, murder, uncover truth, manipulations, dishonesty, haunted by the past, woman in danger, danger, crimes, graphic violence, abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Fine Dead Girls (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Croatia
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Iva and Maria, a young lesbian pair, rent a favorable, nice dwelling in a less good area of Zagreb, Croatia. But unfortunately, included in the rent are the neighbors, the neighbors from hell. The curious landlady, foreigners flogging nationalists, ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: woman in danger, injustice, family problems, couples, society, crimes, life is a bitch, lesbian relationship, prostitute, deadly, revenge, double murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.6
 271
Wild Cactus (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A married couple vacationing in the desert are held hostage by a pair of psychopaths.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, erotic, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, couple relations, family in danger, desert, rescue, crime, hostages, crimes, couples, hostage, sexual abuse, sex scene ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 5.4
 902
Motives (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Motive is an edgy thriller that centers around Emery Simms, a highly educated and successful business tycoon who happens to be married to the quintessential wife Constance. Things go dangerously awry when the thrill seeking Emery engages in an ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, sexual ...
Plot: dangerous attraction, manipulations, manipulation, couples, infidelity, sexual relations, danger, fatal attraction, murder, crimes, crime gone awry, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.9
 1K
Baltic Storm (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A journalist from Berlin, Germany, and a Swedish lawyer discover the truth behind the sinking of the "MS Estonia" in 1994, where more than 850 people drowned.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: conspiracy, escapades, investigation, state affairs, crimes, ocean or sea, uncover truth, terrorism, ocean, dishonesty, journalism, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, russia, estonia, pentagon
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.9
 75
Betrayal (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A lonely widow hires a young woman as her companion. What she doesn't know is that the woman and her boyfriend are extortionists, who are planning on making her their next victim, then killing her when they get her money.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, suspense
Plot: woman in danger, betrayal, dishonesty, crimes, crime, danger, deadly, cons and scams, murderous pair, friendship, con artists, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.8
 8K
The Calling (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Detective Hazel Micallef hasn't had much to worry about in the sleepy town of Port Dundas until a string of gruesome murders in the surrounding countryside brings her face to face with a serial killer driven by a higher calling.
Style: suspenseful, tense, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, riddles and clues, psychopath, murder, deadly, crimes, danger, society, law enforcement, religions or cults, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Shadow of the Wolf (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the 1930's, Agaguk lives his traditional Inuit life. But one day, there is a murder in the tribe and Agaguk becomes a suspect. Soon he becomes persecuted by Henderson, a mean mountie, and he must flee through the cold winter of Northen ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, tense, captivating
Plot: adventure, survival, village, wilderness, murder, crimes, on the run, danger, eskimo indian, righting the wronged, escapades, opposites attract ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.2
 470
Dirty Hands (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Colombia, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Towing a submerged torpedo in the wake of their battered fishing boat, a desperate fisherman and a naive kid embark on a journey trafficking millions of dollars worth of cocaine. Shot entirely on location along the Pacific coast of Colombia—in ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: race against time, crime gone awry, drug dealing, family relations, disorder, crimes, chases and races, escapades, ocean or sea, ocean, murder, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.2
 182
The Sea Wolf (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 179 min.
Story: The Sea-Wolf is based on a 1904 psychological adventure novel by American novelist Jack London, about a literary critic, who is survivor of an ocean collision. He then comes under the dominance of Wolf Larsen, the powerful and amoral sea captain who ...
Style: exciting, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: adventure, ship, sailing, survival, lone wolves, castaway, danger, self discovery, isolation, ocean, ocean or sea, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s, 1900s
Place: pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%