Movies like The Soft Kill

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The Soft Kill (1994)
 4.7
 207
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, police brutality, duck, widow, rough sex, strangulation, cigarette lighter, extramarital affair, freight train, binoculars, punched in the stomach, gun held to head, darkroom, noose, sex on floor, running from police, chinese food, unsimulated sex

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Most similar movies to The Soft Kill

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and psychological films with plots about murder, female nudity, sex scene, crimes, flashback, police and mystery mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Drama genres. Some movies like The Soft Kill: Memento (2000), Night Rhythms (1992), Fleshtone (1994), Dangerous Love (1988), Mercy (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.4
 1.1M
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, twist ending, tense, suspense ...
Plot: plot twist, neo noir, memory loss, mystery, revenge, uncover truth, paranoia, twists & turns, suprisingly clever, haunted by the past, amnesia, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.9
 254
Night Rhythms (1992)
Genre: 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: runaway, murder, radio, erotic thriller, disc jockey, stripper, rough sex, murder of a nude woman, stereotype, kiss, anal sex, masturbation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 4.9
 144
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: frame up, off screen murder, sex scene, personal ad, erotic thriller, sliced in two, police, hypodermic needle, art, breasts, car bomb, large breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.2
 154
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: rough, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: righting the wronged, law enforcement, crime, crimes, deadly, mystery, dishonesty, chases and races, life is a bitch, frame up, false accusation, murder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.4
 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, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: lesbianism, murder, serial killer, investigation, voyeurism, s&m, mind game, bondage, femme fatale, deadly, law enforcement, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Judicial Consent (1994)
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: cheating wife, murder trial, cunnilingus, husband wife estrangement, dysfunctional marriage, older woman younger man relationship, husband wife relationship, marital problem, legal action, black pantyhose, district attorney, female judge ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.7
 255
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: hypnotism, drinking, crucifix, dream, murder, psychic, crying, female nudity, diner, violin, anxiety attack, serial killer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.3
 1K
Slam Dance (1987)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An artist, framed for the murder of a woman, is drawn into a web of corruption, blackmail and deceit.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: false accusation, murder, uncover truth, betrayal, crime, law enforcement, mystery, manipulations, manipulation, crimes, frame up, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.8
 618
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: rough, sexual, realistic, serious, erotic ...
Plot: femme fatale, erotic thriller, psychiatrist, dishonesty, couples, power relations, dangerous attraction, private detective, witnessing a crime, danger, mental illness, manipulation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Final Embrace (1992)
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 bra and panties, murder investigation, split personality, criminal, music video, pop singer, female singer, musical performance, seductress, exploding car, passionate sex, shot to death ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.8
 261
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, evidence, strip club, female protagonist, police station, dagger, ex cop, police, female police officer, getting away with murder, murder suspect ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.4
 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: psychological, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, investigation, police investigation, dishonesty, frame up, police corruption, who done it, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, false accusation, mind game, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: isolation, crimes, dishonesty, danger, nothing goes right, confined, mysterious character, couples, disorder, infidelity, haunted by the past, dark secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 8.0
 44K
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: riddles and clues, extramarital affair, infidelity, robbery, insurance, search, mystery, mind game, twists & turns, one on one, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Murder Once Removed (1971)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Television thriller in which a scheming doctor murders once for love and then has to kill again to cover it up.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: infidelity, assassination plot, cheating wife, doctor, adultery, junkie, frame up, dog, police detective, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.4
 585
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: girl on girl, erotic thriller, police, female bonding, seductress, sexual fantasy, policewoman, gun, undercover cop, erotica, forced to strip, brunette ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.8
 1K
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, tense, psychological, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, murder, serial killer, police, seduction, investigation, law enforcement, danger, who done it, deadly, crimes, crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.6
 295
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.
Plot: gay, gay sex, coma, chase, shower, fireplace, promise, flashback, pliers, fire, motel, doctor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: rough, suspenseful, psychological, scary, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, isolation, murder, reunion, survival, woman in danger, vengeance, siblings relations, high school, curses spells and rituals, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, courtroom drama, mistress, lawyer, infidelity, investigation, mystery, crimes, crime, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.3
 224K
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: suspenseful, mind bending, twist ending, psycho film, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder mystery, dissociative identity disorder, motel, investigation, psychology, isolation, psychiatrist, stranded, split personality, coincidence, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: nevada, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.2
 1.1M
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, surprise ending, twists and turns, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental institution, mystery, plot twist, insanity, paranoia, investigation, mental illness, uncover truth, island, psychology, losing-it hero, disorder ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1945, year 1954 ...
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.5
 4K
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, serious, realistic, erotic, sexy ...
Plot: kidnapping, lesbian cunnilingus, bondage, voyeurism, prostitute, blackmail, crimes, law enforcement, investigation, crime, danger, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: budapest, hungary, europe, budapest hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 6.3
 859
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: italian horror, murder mystery, buttocks, revelation, sexual perversion, violence, obsession, fear, sex scene, breasts, love, slashing ...
Place: venice, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 51K
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: twist ending, surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, murder mystery, sex scene, adulterous husband, infidelity, uncover truth, adultery, betrayal, sexual relations, extramarital affair, friendship between men, male friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, san diego california, new orleans, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.3
 4K
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: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: chase, police detective, manhunt, murder, private detective, investigation, crimes, dishonesty, mind game, deadly, uncover truth, skyscraper ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Stranger by Night (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Detective Bobby Corcoran (Steven Bauer) and his partner, Detective Larson (Michael Parks), are on the hunt for a vicious serial killer in this tense police thriller. As the murderous villain stalks the city streets leaving carnage in his wake, ...
Plot: female nudity, cheating wife, amnesia, murder, extramarital affair, police, doctor patient relationship, flashback
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Footprints on the Moon (1975)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Turkey
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Alice, a young translator, finds the real world slowly merging with her recurring nightmares as she tries to solve the puzzle of her recent memory loss. A postcard leads her to the island of Garma where the locals seems to know her. Is she who she ...
Style: cult film, surprise ending, avant garde
Plot: moon, pills, staircase, tranquilizer, doctor, paranoia, blood, painting, fountain, heat wave, organ, ferry ...
Time: year 2000, year 1990
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.3
 22K
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, crime, crimes, law enforcement, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, serial killer, danger, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.6
 129K
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, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: insanity, neo noir, jealousy, graphic violence, murder, transformation, mystery, prison, hallucination, character change, dual identity, sexuality ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%