Movies like Sleeping with the Enemy

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Sleeping with the Enemy (1991)
 6.3
 48K
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, serious, realistic, romantic, sexy, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: stalking, domestic violence, obsession, woman in danger, violent husband, starting over, psychopath, on the run, haunted by the past, faked death, marital abuse, dangerous attraction, crumbling marriage, danger, couple relations, hidden identity, obsessive love, vengeance, desperation, fall in love, domestic disturbance, violence, infidelity, survival, blindness ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, iowa, boston, san francisco

Most similar movies to Sleeping with the Enemy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and psychological films with plots about danger, obsession, murder, psychopath, stalking, vengeance and crimes mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Sleeping with the Enemy: Enough (2002), The Boy Next Door (2015), Fear (1996), Fatal Attraction (1987), The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.8
 38K
Enough (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Working-class waitress Slim thought she was entering a life of domestic bliss when she married Mitch, the man of her dreams. After the arrival of their first child, her picture perfect life is shattered when she discovers Mitch's hidden ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, scary, tense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: stalking, violent husband, self defense, domestic violence, abusive husband, violence against women, life is a bitch, on the run, crumbling marriage, hidden identity, strong female character, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco, seattle, los angeles, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Boy Next Door (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A recently cheated on married woman falls for a younger man who has moved in next door, but their torrid affair soon takes a dangerous turn.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, sexy, serious ...
Plot: obsession, woman in danger, older woman younger man relationship, seduction, stalking, blackmail, stalker, dangerous attraction, fatal attraction, erotic thriller, psychopath, neighbor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 39K
Fear (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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: sexual, suspenseful, rough, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, psychopath, dangerous attraction, obsessive love, rapist, virginity, danger, fatal attraction, rivalry, couples, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: infidelity, sexual obsession, obsession, adultery, extramarital affair, crimes of passion, family in danger, sexualized violence, dangerous attraction, danger, dishonesty, family problems ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
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, suspense, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: nanny, obsession, vengeance, family in danger, danger, asthma, haunted by the past, domestic disturbance, loss of child, child, psychopath, family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.1
 19K
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, serious, psychological ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, stalking, high school, hospital, swimming, dangerous attraction, obsessive love, female psychopath, frame up, teenage life, insanity, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 28K
Sliver (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A woman moves into an apartment in Manhattan and learns that the previous tenant's life ended mysteriously after they fell from the balcony.
Style: sexy, erotic, psychological, suspenseful, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: erotic thriller, strong sexual content, murder, psychopath, neighbor, dangerous attraction, voyeurism, apartment building, mind game, investigation, female protagonist, hidden camera ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 101K
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: touching, romantic, emotional, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: small town, starting over, love and romance, abusive husband, small town life, domestic violence, fall in love, haunted by the past, single father, love triangle, obsession, power of love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa, boston, south carolina, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, psychological, serious, scary
Plot: woman in danger, island, isolation, psychopath, couple relations, confined, danger, honeymoon, insanity, newlyweds, vengeance, lake or river ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.4
 35K
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, children, sociopath, danger, manipulation, crimes, parents and children, sadism, deception, disbelieving adult, problem child, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: maine, asia, japan, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense, intense, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, violence, mental illness, manipulation, lookalikes, haunted by the past, psychopath, wannabe, manic, manipulations, woman in danger, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, injury, family problems, obsession, infidelity, dysfunctional family, family in danger, family life, stalking, danger, hidden identity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 2K
Break Up (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jimmy is married to the abusive Frank, but she's building a nest egg so she can leave. For a year, she's been deaf as a result of one of his beatings. One night, he pushes her over the stairwell, and she ends up in the hospital. When a ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, rough, serious ...
Plot: false accusation, woman in danger, hospital, danger, infidelity, on the run, murder, deadly, dishonesty, couples, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 13K
Eye for an Eye (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: It's fire and brimstone time as grieving mother Karen McCann takes justice into her own hands when a kangaroo court in Los Angeles fails to convict Robert Doob, the monster who raped and murdered her 17-year-old daughter.
Style: tense, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: murder, obsession, rape, haunted by the past, psychopath, vengeance, support group, vigilantism, justice, vigilante, legal action, loss of daughter ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 25K
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, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, family in danger, stalking, neo noir, small town, crime, crimes, danger, revenge, murder, lawyer, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 14K
Unlawful Entry (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After a break-in at their house, a couple gets help from one of the cops that answered their call. He helps them install the security system, and begins dropping by on short notice and unofficial patrol, and spends a lot of time discussing the ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, psychopath, murder, suburbs, violence, jealousy, police investigation, mind game, dishonesty, rivalry, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 17K
The Juror (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: With his gangster boss on trial for murder, a mob thug known as "the Teacher" tells Annie Laird she must talk her fellow jurors into a not-guilty verdict, implying that he'll kill her son Oliver if she fails. She manages to do this, ...
Style: surprise ending, psychological, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: hitman, danger, obsession, trial, single parent, legal, courtroom drama, legal action, court case, blackmail, witnessing a crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, guatemala
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 35K
The Roommate (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, 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, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: obsession, mentally unstable, college, female psychopath, college life, roommate, danger, murder, medication, social relations, student life, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.0
 29K
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: obsessive love, obsession, fatal attraction, dangerous attraction, stalking, black man white woman relationship, workplace, workplace intrigue, wooing, danger, promotion, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: los angeles, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.8
 176K
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, psycho film, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: obsession, insanity, loneliness, mentally unstable, isolation, captivity, psychopath, kidnapping, manic, female psychopath, rage, snow ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, danger, stalking, mind game, obsession, psychopath, rivalry, dangerous attraction, crimes, mentally unstable, deadly, architect ...
Time: contemporary, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Pelican Brief (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Two Supreme Court Justices have been assassinated. One lone law student has stumbled upon the truth. An investigative journalist wants her story. Everybody else wants her dead.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: political conspiracy, state affairs, crime, murder, political corruption, politics, crimes, fighting the system, supreme court, woman in danger, professor, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new orleans, washington d.c., new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 12K
Blue Steel (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A female rookie in the police force engages in a cat and mouse game with a pistol wielding psychopath who becomes obsessed with her.
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: obsession, policewoman, serial killer, stalking, murder, psychopath, crimes, neo noir, mind game, crime, police investigation, female protagonist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 16K
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, mentally unstable, false accusation, journalism, fatal attraction, crimes, teenage life, revenge, stalking, erotic thriller ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, tense, suspense, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, murder, obsessed fan, woman in danger, stalking, actor's life, mentally unstable, slasher, crimes, crime, danger, price of fame ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.3
 377
Body Chemistry (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A research project on sexual response leads two doctors into an affair where their deepest passions and darkest fantasies are revealed.
Style: sexy, psychological, erotic, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: fatal attraction, obsession, infidelity, seduction, laboratory, love triangle, danger, love affair, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, mental illness, stalking ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 164K
Cape Fear (1991)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Sam Bowden is a small-town corporate attorney. Max Cady is a tattooed, cigar-smoking, bible-quoting, psychotic rapist. What do they have in common? Fourteen years ago, Sam was a public defender assigned to Max Cady's rape trial, and he made a ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: family in danger, rape, rapist, lawyer, fear, crime, violence, prison, serial killer, dangerous attraction, crimes, revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 1K
Malicious (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mystery woman turns vengeful after a college athlete dumps her following a one-night stand.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, danger, college, rivalry, college life, psychopath, haunted by the past, athlete's life, crimes, dangerous attraction, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Laurel has the boyfriend of her dreams, Kevin. He can and will do anything for her. He is totally devoted to her but the downside is that he won't leave her alone. When she tries to get some distance he responds with aggressiveness. It finally ...
Style: suspense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: obsession, woman in danger, visceral, crimes of passion, paranoia, parents and children, couple relations, crimes, fall in love, dangerous attraction, love and romance, psychopath ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.9
 830
Lady Beware (1987)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Young and good looking Katya, a window dresser for a big department store in Pittsburgh, begins a love story with a journalist, Mac Odell. She is however stalked by Jack, a married man who has a fixation with her. Jack makes Katya's life ...
Style: psychological, sexy, sexual, serious, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, neo noir, deadly, couples, journalism, rivalry, investigation, crime, crimes, dishonesty, store ...
Time: 80s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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