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Sleeping with the Devil (1997)
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Sleeping with the Devil (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Professional nurse Rebecca Dubrovich is swept off her feet by charming millionaire Dick Strang, and the two begin a passionate romance. Only when it is too late does Rebecca discover that Strang has a very dark side...
Style: captivating, touching, suspenseful, sincere
Plot: marital abuse, paraplegic, abusive husband, beating, fear, saving a life, despot, love, rehabilitation, millionaire, nurse, gym, woman in danger

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Most similar movies to Sleeping with the Devil

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, captivating, serious and realistic films with plots about murder, danger, couples, husband wife relationship, crimes, abusive husband and love and romance mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Sleeping with the Devil: Til Death Do Us Part (2017), Natural Selection (2016), Hidden Away (2013), Gone in the Night (1996), An Unfinished Affair (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Til Death Do Us Part (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Michael and Madison Roland had planned to spend the rest of their lives together, until one day Michael's controlling ways turned their perfect marriage. With the help of her best friend, Madison decides to get away. After adopting a new ...
Style: psychological, captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: marital abuse, misogynist, marriage, escape, husband wife relationship, hospital, unplanned pregnancy, neighbor neighbor relationship, waitress, neighbor, domestic violence, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspense, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: stalking, domestic violence, obsession, woman in danger, violent husband, starting over, haunted by the past, psychopath, on the run, dangerous attraction, obsessive love, faked death ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1990, 20th century
Place: usa, iowa, boston, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Natural Selection (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Tyler is a young man who is desperately seeking direction from a world that seems to have abandoned him. Searching for answers he looks to his new friend Indrid who appears to have it all figured out.
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: high school, manipulation, violence, love, friendship, youth, rivalry, social relations, friends, teenage life, love triangle, love and romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.9
 375
Hidden Away (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A woman and young daughter escape her abusive husband by faking their deaths. Eight years later she is happily living in the upscale Palm Springs with her now-17-year-old daughter. When her husband discovers they are still alive, he tracks them down ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, suspense, disturbing
Plot: abusive husband, mother daughter relationship, faked death, teenager, revenge, identity theft, private investigator, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, kidnapping
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Gone in the Night (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 190 min.
Story: A couple is unjustly accused of the murder of their daughter. Based on a true story and book of the same title.
Plot: news reporter, private investigator, trial, false accusation, child murder, daughter, husband wife relationship, murder, kidnapping, intruder, parent child relationship
Time: 80s
Place: illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
An Unfinished Affair (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a man ends a regretful love affair that occurred during his wife's illness, his mistress plots revenge by targeting his family's most treasured possessions, a priceless painting and his son.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: infidelity, love and romance, rivalry, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, femme fatale, danger, power relations, couple relations, dangerous attraction, vengeance, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.4
 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, island, isolation, psychopath, couple relations, confined, danger, honeymoon, insanity, newlyweds, vengeance, lake or river ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Run for Your Life (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A journalist must make a decision to flee with her two children from her abusive ex-husband or kill him before he kills her.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, serious
Plot: intrigue, false identity, violence against women, starting over, domestic violence, legal system, trial, abusive husband, beating, hitman, emotional abuse, journalist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.7
 103K
Safe Haven (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young woman with a mysterious past lands in Southport, North Carolina where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her.
Style: romantic, touching, emotional, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: small town, starting over, love and romance, domestic violence, abusive husband, fall in love, haunted by the past, small town life, single father, obsession, love triangle, power of love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa, boston, south carolina, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.2
 3K
Civic Duty (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An American accountant bombarded with cable news and the media's obsession with terrorist plots in the post 9-11 world, receives a jolt when an unattached Islamic graduate student moves in next door.
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, clever, realistic
Plot: terrorism, accountant, dishonesty, danger, liberal, obsession, love and romance, crimes, special agents, politics, mental institution, tv news ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.4
 281
Kept (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Dead bodies are piling up, and the leads the two LA homicide cops have point to Barbara, business manager for a successful architectural firm she runs with her husband Lance. The dead men were interns at the firm, and each of them was Barbara's ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, psychological, tense, suspense ...
Plot: investigation, erotica, murder, serial killer, police, architect, undressing, lust, murder suspect, sex scene, corpse, sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.3
 618
24 Days (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Ilan Halimi is kidnapped for ransom because Jewish and supposedly rich, his family and the police start a race against time to save him from the tortures of the "gang of barbarians".
Style: disturbing, realistic, psychological, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, crimes, family in crisis, missing child, confined, family problems, life is a bitch, abduction, ransom, kidnapping, crime, police
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.3
 5K
Fail Safe (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Cold War tensions climb to a fever pitch when a U.S. bomber is accidentally ordered to drop a nuclear warhead on Moscow.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, nuclear threat, military life, politics, race against time, danger, military, chaos, aviation, moral dilemma, technology gone awry, catastrophe ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.9
 443
P.J. (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Traumatized and suffering from amnesia after witnessing a terrible accident, a man who calls himself P.J. (Howard Nash) is admitted to a hospital, where psychiatrist Alan Shearson tries to get him on the path to recovery. But Dr. Shearson's ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, captivating, touching ...
Plot: hospital, losing-it hero, memory loss, doctors and patients, mental illness, rehabilitation, curses spells and rituals, isolation, accident, spirituality, uncover truth, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
On the Inside (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A decent but troubled young man is sent to a psychiatric institution for the criminally insane and soon finds himself in a fight for his life battling ghosts inside his head and very real enemies all around him.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, mental illness, mental institution, woman in danger, haunted by the past, redemption, confined, mentally unstable, criminal psychologist, crime and punishment, female prisoner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 3.9
 476
Illicit Dreams (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man and a woman sharing a psychic link meet and fall in love, but the woman's influential and powerful husband stands in their way.
Style: sexploitation film, surprise ending
Plot: eroticism, abusive husband, secretary, boat, kiss, female nudity, tarot, domestic violence, mansion, loveless marriage, threat, it was all a dream ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.1
 185
Committed (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A nurse is taken hostage by a patient pretending to be a doctor and is forced to administer to everyone.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, offbeat ...
Plot: mental institution, mistaken identity, murder, power relations, mentally unstable, dishonesty, misfit, doctor, patient, nurse, woman in danger, trap ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
One Deep Breath (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Maël tries hard to cope with his partner Adam's suicide as well as their troubled past together. Patricia, also one of Adam's lovers, gets herself into danger in her attempt to help Maël in his grief.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, captivating, melancholic
Plot: love triangle, gay interest, drug abuse, bereavement, anxiety, love, grief, suicide, bisexuality, drug addiction, fire eater, incest ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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What lies within (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Viola and Nicola are going through a rough time. To overcome this crisis, they decide to spend a weekend in a remote cabin belonged to Nicola's parents. Just a couple of days together to heal their wounds, , but everything will take a turn for ...
Style: suspense, exciting, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: psychopath, split personality, abuse, schizophrenia, husband wife relationship, abusive husband, spouse abuse, rape, marital abuse, cabin, forest, death of son ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.3
 2K
Broken Vows (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "Broken Vows" tells the story of Patrick Flynn (Bentley), whose charm and charisma masks a profound psychosis. Patrick seduces Tara Bloom (Alexander), instantly becoming infatuated with the beauty. But when Tara rejects Patrick, he is sent ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, exciting, twist ending ...
Plot: obsessive love, stalker, obsession, murder, husband wife relationship, psychopath, infatuation, delusion, honeymoon, one night stand, coffee shop, fiance fiancee relationship ...
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Our Mother's Murder (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Fact-based true crime story about the murder of publishing heiress Anne Scripps Douglas who, in 1989, married a young hunk who eventually killed her.
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: love affair, murder, teenage life, siblings relations, family problems, family relations, couples, life is a bitch, betrayal, investigation, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, tense, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, dangerous attraction, mystery, danger, love affair, dishonesty, crime, crimes, couples, woman in danger, seduction, violence ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
What Still Remains (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After the loss of her family, a young woman struggles to survive in a world long-since destroyed by disease; but when a lonely traveler offers her a place in his community, she must decide if the promise of a better life is worth the risk of ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, intense, tense
Plot: plague, virus, community, survival, secrets, pandemic, religious, weapons, female protagonist, religious cult, tied to a tree, fishing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 7.9
 4K
Virus (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A real life account of the deadly Nipah virus outbreak in Kerala, and the courageous fight put on by several individuals which helped to contain the epidemic.
Style: captivating, suspense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: deadly virus, virus, epidemic, doctor, nurse, health, life is a bitch, folk hero, paranoia, death, infection, outburst
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Scouting Book for Boys (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Thomas Turgoose (This Is England) stars as David, a young boy who lives a carefree life on a coastal caravan park with his best friend Emily (Holliday Grainger). When David learns that Emily is being forced to move away, he helps her hide out in a ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, captivating, witty ...
Plot: leaving home, friendship, youth, parents and children, teenage life, rebelliousness, dysfunctional family, secret place, family problems, life is a bitch, society, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.4
 1K
Big Sky (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hazel suffers from a crippling case of agoraphobia. So much so that it causes a rift between her and her mother, Dee. Hazel and her mother decide to go on a road trip to a desert facility to help Hazel deal with her fear but when gunmen and brothers ...
Style: suspense, psychological, captivating, tense
Plot: agoraphobia, road trip, fear, survival, violence, teenager, treatment, attack, danger, maniac, couples, bandit
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The M.O. Of M.I. (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A happy gay couple in Austin Texas allows a performance artist/hustler, Jonathon, to enter their lives while hiding from his past. His past with one of the couple will come back.
Style: suspense, captivating, serious, suspenseful
Plot: love triangle, cheating, blackmail, gay couple, murder, deception, betrayal, friendship, gay slur, lie, state trooper, duffel bag ...
Place: dallas texas, texas, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Not Without My Daughter (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An American woman, trapped in Islamic Iran by her brutish husband, must find a way to escape with her daughter as well.
Style: thought provoking, tense, bleak, touching, factual ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: culture clash, islam, confined, escape, family problems, life is a bitch, society, isolation, hopes, family in crisis, escape attempt, female protagonist ...
Time: 80s
Place: iran, middle east, persia, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Sunday's Illness (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Annabel is a successful businesswoman with a wealthy husband. At a reception in her villa she meets a woman, a member of the catering staff who has been hired for the evening. This woman is none other than her own daughter Chiara, whom she had left ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, exciting, sincere, touching
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: family relations, love, life philosophy, ambition, society, hopes, family, friendship, parents and children, youth, mother daughter reunion, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.3
 678
Missionary (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wife and mother starts an affair with a young missionary... with disastrous consequences.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: infidelity, dangerous attraction, danger, stalking, couples, parents and children, single parent, love triangle, sex scene, extramarital affair, obsession, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%