Movies like Sleeping with the Devil

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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, fear, saving a life, despot, love, rehabilitation, beating, 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, serious, captivating and psychological films with plots about murder, danger, crimes, husband wife relationship, abusive husband, couples and love and romance mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Sleeping with the Devil: Til Death Do Us Part (2017), No One Would Tell (2018), Hidden Away (2013), Before the Fire (2020), Blind Spot (2002). 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, neighbor, waitress, neighbor neighbor relationship, unplanned pregnancy, domestic violence, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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, woman in danger, violent husband, obsession, starting over, psychopath, obsessive love, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, faked death, on the run ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, iowa, boston, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
No One Would Tell (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Laura Collins (Shannen Doherty), single mom to daughter Sarah (Matreya Scarrwener), has had a history of rocky relationships, so when Sarah begins dating the popular and charismatic Rob Tennison (Callan Potter), Laura is thrilled with what she sees. ...
Style: bad ending, rough, psychological, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: emotional abuse, abusive boyfriend, domestic violence, physical abuse, mystery, high school, relationships, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mother daughter relationship, trial, best friend, vengeance ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.9
 404
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: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: abusive husband, faked death, mother daughter relationship, teenager, revenge, identity theft, private investigator, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, kidnapping
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Before the Fire (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Deep in the throes of a global pandemic, up and coming TV star, Ava Boone, is forced to flee the mounting chaos in Los Angeles and return to her rural hometown. But as she struggles to acclimate to a way of life she left behind long ago, her ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: pandemic, small town, virus, chores, homecoming, danger, female protagonist, quarantine, troubled past, fear, dark past, survival ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Blind Spot (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three strangers are drawn together in search of Darcy, a man they all love who has been involved with some nasty underworld business.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, captivating, touching, suspense
Plot: beating, gay teenager, disappearance, missing person, unrequited love, search, journey, seduction, coming of age, hallucination, stolen identity, runaway ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: false accusation, news reporter, intruder, parent child relationship, murder, kidnapping, husband wife relationship, private investigator, trial, daughter, child murder
Time: 80s
Place: illinois
⇓ 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, psychopath, couple relations, danger, honeymoon, insanity, newlyweds, wilderness, lake or river, isolation, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Blue-Eyed Butcher (2012)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Lifetime biopic based on the story of Susan Wright. Susan appeared to be the model wife and mother, living the fairytale life, literally married to Mr. Wright. In a shocking turn of events, the media dubs Susan Wright the "Blue-Eyed ...
Style: suspense, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: murder of husband, trial, violence, scantily clad female, domestic violence, marital abuse, blood, family relations, family problems, family conflict, suspicion of murder, spouse abuse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, femme fatale, dishonesty, rivalry, graphic violence, crumbling marriage, danger, love and romance, couple relations, dangerous attraction, vengeance, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.7
 106K
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, suspenseful, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: small town, starting over, love and romance, fall in love, single father, domestic violence, abusive husband, small town life, haunted by the past, love triangle, power of love, choice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa, boston, south carolina, new jersey ...
⇓ 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, politics, crimes, special agents, mental institution, racial slur ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.3
 630
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, psychological, sincere, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, family in crisis, missing child, crimes, life is a bitch, confined, family problems, abduction, ransom, kidnapping, crime, police
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
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24%
 4.3
 285
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: suspense, tense, suspenseful, psychological, exciting ...
Plot: erotica, investigation, murder, serial killer, police, architect, murder suspect, undressing, lust, corpse, sex scene, sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.3
 6K
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, tense, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cold war, nuclear threat, military life, politics, race against time, danger, military, chaos, aviation, moral dilemma, state affairs, soldier ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.6
 119
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 ⇓
23%
 3.9
 481
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: surprise ending, sexploitation film
Plot: hanged woman, eroticism, it was all a dream, knocked out with a gun butt, domestic violence, threat, dream, overhearing sex, marital abuse, unfaithful husband, friend, loveless marriage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, redemption, confined, mentally unstable, haunted by the past, woman in danger, crime and punishment, criminal psychologist, female prisoner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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: suspenseful, suspense, psychological, serious
Plot: intrigue, false identity, starting over, violence against women, domestic violence, trial, abusive husband, legal system, journalist, emotional abuse, hitman, battered wife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 ⇓
23%
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, suspenseful, exciting, rough, surprise ending
Plot: split personality, psychopath, abuse, schizophrenia, husband wife relationship, abusive husband, rape, spouse abuse, marital abuse, cabin, forest, isolation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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: serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: mental institution, murder, mistaken identity, power relations, mentally unstable, dishonesty, misfit, doctor, patient, nurse, trap, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.5
 77
Invasive (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young couple, Pauline and Alex, moves from Paris to a quiet neighbourhood in the French countryside. Pauline loves to take care of her garden and the plants. She is also fascinated with her older neighbour Gilles who lives alone. They spend much ...
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, contemplative, touching
Plot: husband wife relationship, love, obsession, jealousy, mysterious man, mysterious past, french countryside, gardening, espionage, village life, factory, neighbor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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: tense, thought provoking, bleak, touching, factual ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: islam, culture clash, confined, escape, family problems, life is a bitch, society, isolation, hopes, family in crisis, escape attempt, domestic violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: iran, middle east, persia, israel
⇓ 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, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: crime, love and romance, crimes, deadly, family problems, family relations, couples, teenage life, murder, love affair, working class, siblings relations ...
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: captivating, suspenseful, intense, tense
Plot: plague, community, virus, survival, secrets, pandemic, weapons, female protagonist, religious, post apocalypse, tied up, tied to a tree ...
⇓ 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: sincere, touching, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: leaving home, friendship, youth, parents and children, teenage life, rebelliousness, dysfunctional family, secret place, family problems, society, life is a bitch, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: suspenseful, psychological, captivating, melancholic
Plot: love triangle, gay interest, drug abuse, bereavement, anxiety, love, grief, suicide, drug addiction, bisexuality, lgbt, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Place: paris france
⇓ 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, captivating, psychological, tense
Plot: agoraphobia, road trip, fear, survival, violence, teenager, attack, treatment, maniac, danger, couples, bandit
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Hunt for the Unicorn Killer (1999)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: An account of early 1970s social activist Ira Einhorn, who allegedly murdered his girlfriend and then fled the country.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, life is a bitch, obsessive quest, on the run, dishonesty, domestic disturbance, amateur detective, protagonist as suspect, fugitives, law enforcement, investigation, manipulation ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%