Movies like The Soft Kill

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The Soft Kill (1994)
 4.6
 258
The Soft Kill (1994)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Los Angeles gumshoe is framed for the strangulation death of his lover, the wife of an ambitious district attorney.
Plot: cheating wife, sex scene, cemetery, single mother, frame up, rough sex, widow, duck, running from police, strangulation, extramarital affair, police brutality, freight train, unsimulated sex, chinese food, cigarette lighter, binoculars, punched in the stomach, gun held to head, darkroom, noose, sex on floor

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Most similar movies to The Soft Kill

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, psychological and realistic films with plots about murder, sex scene, female nudity, crimes, mystery, dishonesty and investigation mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Crime genres. Some movies like The Soft Kill: Memento (2000), Cover Me (1995), Hide and Seek (2021), Fleshtone (1994), Dangerous Love (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.4
 1.2M
Memento (2000)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Suffering short-term memory loss after a head injury, Leonard Shelby embarks on a grim quest to find the lowlife who murdered his wife in this gritty, complex thriller that packs more knots than a hangman's noose. To carry out his plan, Shelby ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, neo noir, twist ending, confusing ...
Plot: mystery, memory loss, amnesia, revenge, paranoia, haunted by the past, uncover truth, murder, manipulation, vengeance, life is a bitch, schizophrenic ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 3.4
 253
Cover Me (1995)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Police are stymied when a serial killer begins hacking up nude models all over L.A. In desperation, they hire sexy ex-policewoman Holly Jacobsen to do a little undercover work. At first her boyfriend Bobby Colter, also a cop, agrees to the plan, but ...
Style: cult film, psychological thriller
Plot: serial killer, escort, topless, strip club, abusive mother, stripper, police partner, sex scene, mind game, undercover, homicide detective, lesbian couple ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.0
 511
Hide and Seek (2021)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Noah (Meyers), who is seeking to reconnect with his outcast brother after the death of their father. Noah hopes to make amends and share the family's fortune but instead finds himself in a dark underworld that threatens to tear his family ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, missing person, frame up, criminal underworld, organized crime, brothers, businessman, family problems, mystery, family
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.6
 189
Fleshtone (1994)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Matthew Greco is fascinated by death. As a successful artist, he paints gruesome portraits of murders and suicides. Yet, despite his success, he is unhappy and alone, he desires someone to share his fantasies with. In desperation, he answers a phone ...
Plot: painter, frame up, art, sex scene, lgbt, sexual fantasy, erotica, abusive boyfriend, lesbian, murder, female nudity, police ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.1
 196
Dangerous Love (1988)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A psychopath kills members of a video dating club and records their deaths.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: righting the wronged, murder, false accusation, frame up, crimes, life is a bitch, law enforcement, mystery, dishonesty, stripper, undercover cop, falsely accused ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.3
 2K
Mercy (2000)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Detective Catherine Palmer (Ellen Barkin) is on the trail of an elusive serial killer. During her investigation she meets Vickie Kittrie (Peta Wilson), who belongs to an exclusive club of women who engage in secret sessions of bondage and ...
Style: erotic, psychological, serious, rough, sexy ...
Plot: lesbianism, murder, serial killer, voyeurism, investigation, s&m, mind game, bondage, femme fatale, crimes, mystery, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Judicial Consent (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Judge Gwen Warwick becomes involved in the murder trial she has been assigned. Her marriage is on the rocks and the murder victim is an old friend, who rumour has it, had an affair with her.
Plot: marital problem, legal action, husband wife relationship, husband wife estrangement, dysfunctional marriage, murder trial, older woman younger man relationship, cheating wife, frame up, female nudity, sex scene, district attorney ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.6
 283
Dead on Sight (1994)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A psychic woman has visions of the Clock Killer's past and future murders.
Plot: hypnosis, caress, female nudity, serial killer, lecturer, dream, crucifix, murder, sex scene, violin, psychic, police ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 4.0
 1K
Save Me (1994)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An accountant (Hamlin) beleaguered by personal and professional problems gets involved with a femme fatale (Anthony) and her mysterious psychiatrist (Ironside).
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, erotic, rough ...
Plot: femme fatale, psychiatrist, couples, power relations, private detective, witnessing a crime, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, hottie, office politics, manipulation, separation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Final Embrace (1991)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A detective assigned to protect a pop singer gets romantically involved with her twin sister after the singer is murdered.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: woman in underwear, criminal, female killer, police detective, female singer, seductress, orgasm, sex scene, musical performance, split personality, police partner, pop singer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Beneath the Dark (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Driving to a wedding in Los Angeles through the Mojave Desert, Paul and Adrienne pull off the highway and into Roy's Motel and Cafe. This roadside artifact proves to be a strange and surreal place with an unsettling mix of travelers, who force ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: cheating wife, crimes, dishonesty, isolation, disorder, couples, mysterious character, nothing goes right, confined, infidelity, haunted by the past, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.9
 333
Bodily Harm (1995)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Homicide cop Rita Cates takes a murder case where the victim is a Las Vegas stripper. The investigation immediately takes a perverse turn when she discovers the prime suspect: a psychotic ex-cop with whom she once had a torrid affair. That initial ...
Style: twist ending
Plot: murder, striptease, getting away with murder, police officer, policewoman, suicide of husband, police, ex cop, stripper, police protagonist, murder investigation, affair ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 1K
Murder 101 (1991)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Charles Lattimore, an author of a book about a famous murder trial, arranges to meet with one of his students one night. When the student is found murdered and Lattimore has no alibi, he suspects he is being framed by the subject of his book.
Style: realistic, tense, psychological, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, investigation, who done it, police corruption, frame up, dishonesty, uncover truth, false accusation, law enforcement, crimes, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 8.0
 47K
Sleuth (1972)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A mystery novelist devises an insurance scam with his wife’s lover - but things aren’t exactly as they seem.
Style: twists and turns, psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: mystery, extramarital affair, robbery, riddles and clues, mind game, rivalry, insurance, infidelity, dishonesty, vengeance, game, adultery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.7
 2K
Snapdragon (1993)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An erotic amnesiac lures a police psychologist into a world of lust and danger.
Style: erotic, realistic, tense, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: seduction, prostitute, murder, serial killer, police, law enforcement, investigation, who done it, killed during sex, power relations, crimes, obsession ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.1
 696
Undercover (1995)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A female cop goes undercover in a high price whorehouse to find a murderer and discovers she likes the assignment more than she should.
Style: cult film, sexploitation film
Plot: dominatrix, sex scene, strangled to death, undercover, femme fatale, police, lust, exploitation, sexploitation, nudity (full frontal - brief), exhibitionism, erotica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Sisters of Death (1976)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: During an all-girl secret society initiation, one of the new members is killed playing Russian Roulette. Many years later the survivors are invited for a reunion to a lavish estate, which turns out to be owned by the crazed father of the girl who ...
Style: scary, tense, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, isolation, confined, survival, crimes, rivalry, vengeance, high school, curses spells and rituals, siblings relations, woman in danger ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.8
 330
Listen (1996)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young woman thinks one of her neighbors in her apartment building is a serial killer and begins to suspect both her current boyfriend and former girlfriend of being the killer.
Style: realistic, serious, erotic, sexy, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, breakup, couples, gays and lesbians, love and romance, law enforcement, mystery, dishonesty, best friends, crimes, who done it, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Presumed Innocent (1990)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Life takes a nasty twist for D.A. Rusty Sabich when the woman he has been romantically involved with is murdered. He is assigned to investigate the case, but is soon charged with the murder.
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, mistress, murder, lawyer, infidelity, investigation, mystery, crimes, protagonist as suspect, dedicated lawyer, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.5
 367
The Dark Place (2014)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Keegan Dark returns to the the heart of California's winery valleys to make peace with his long-estranged family. Instead, he finds a harrowing mystery that endangers his family's lives and livelihood.
Style: suspense, disturbing, psychotronic, suspenseful
Plot: gay, conspiracy, police investigation, chase, half brother, espionage, photographic memory, vineyard, allergy, family relations, mother son relationship, heroes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.3
 242K
Identity (2003)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Complete strangers stranded at a remote desert motel during a raging storm soon find themselves the target of a deranged murderer. As their numbers thin out, the travelers begin to turn on each other, as each tries to figure out who the killer is.
Style: twist ending, mind bending, suspenseful, surprise ending, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder mystery, mystery, characters killed one by one, stranded, dissociative identity disorder, psychology, split personality, psychiatrist, motel, psycho, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, nevada, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.2
 5K
Mirage (1965)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: New York City. David Stillwell struggles to recover his memory before the people who are trying to kill him succeed. Who is he, who are they, and why is he surrounded by murder?
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, mind bending, tense ...
Plot: police detective, chase, investigation, manhunt, private detective, murder, crimes, dishonesty, mind game, uncover truth, old love, conspiracy ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.2
 1.3M
Shutter Island (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, surprise ending, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, mental institution, mystery, insanity, paranoia, mental illness, psychology, island, uncover truth, hallucination, psychiatrist, isolation ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1945, year 1952, year 1954 ...
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 6.7
 69K
Run (2020)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Chloe, a teenager who is confined to a wheelchair, is homeschooled by her mother, Diane. Chloe soon becomes suspicious of her mother and begins to suspect that she may be harboring a dark secret.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, scary, surprise ending ...
Plot: overprotective parent, teenage girl, single mother, lie, mother daughter relationship, escape, teenage life, bad mother, life is a bitch, child abuse, parents and children, dysfunctional family ...
Place: washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.9
 297
Night Rhythms (1992)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Nick, a late night DJ, has sex with a listener that he's invited to the station. The session goes out over the air until something goes wrong. Nick wakes up to find a dead body and himself framed. Nick spends the rest of the movie having sex ...
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: radio, murder, runaway, dj, radio dj, framed for murder, sex, lesbian sex, lesbian, lesbianism, erotica, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 1K
Amuck! (1972)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young American girl arrives on an island near Venice to begin her new job as secretary to famous novelist Richard Stuart. However, it turns out that her predecessor disappeared without a trace....
Style: suspense, disturbing
Plot: rage, massacre, killing an animal, female nudity, flashback, obsession, fear, death, love, female victim, psycho terror, seduction ...
Place: europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.5
 5K
8MM 2 (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An American diplomat and his fiancée venture into the sordid underworld of sex and pornography in Budapest, Hungary to find out who is blackmailing them with a porno video taken of them with a prostitute.
Style: suspenseful, erotic, serious, sexy, suspense ...
Plot: lesbian cunnilingus, kidnapping, pornographic video, couples, investigation, crimes, couple relations, blackmail, bondage, prostitute, sexual relations, who done it ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: budapest, hungary, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 56K
The Loft (2014)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Belgium, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: For five men, the opportunity to share a penthouse in the city -- in which to carry on extramarital affairs -- is a dream come true, until the dead body of an unknown woman turns up. Realizing that her killer must be one of their group, the men are ...
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, adultery, murder mystery, sex scene, uncover truth, adulterous husband, infidelity, betrayal, crimes, sexual relations, cheating wife, friendship between men ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san diego california, new orleans, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.3
 24K
In the Cut (2003)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, France, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Following the gruesome murder of a young woman in her neighborhood, a self-determined woman living in New York City--as if to test the limits of her own safety--propels herself into an impossibly risky sexual liaison. Soon she grows increasingly ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, rough, erotic, suspense ...
Plot: eroticism, police investigation, police detective, strong sexual content, crimes, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, law enforcement, serial killer, nudity (full frontal - brief), investigation, seduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.6
 140K
Lost Highway (1997)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A tormented jazz musician finds himself lost in an enigmatic story involving murder, surveillance, gangsters, doppelgangers, and an impossible transformation inside a prison cell.
Style: surreal, neo noir, mind bending, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: insanity, jealousy, hallucination, mystery, murder, transformation, prison, character change, dual identity, sexuality, mistaken identity, surrealism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, plymouth
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%