Movies like The Stray 2000

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The Stray (2000)
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The Stray (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a drifter is struck by a car the driver offers to take him back from the hospital to her home in order to nurse him back to health...which turns out to be one of the biggest mistakes of her life.
Style: psychological, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, realistic
Plot: crimes, danger, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, violence, male female relationship, restaurant, seduction, homeless, drifter, murder, police detective, revenge, hospital, chase, couples, sex, police, motorcycle, gun, sociopath, gunfight, kiss, redhead, showdown ...
Time: 90s
Place: venice beach california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about danger, crimes, murder, deadly, couples, woman in danger and rivalry mostly in Thriller, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Stray: The Babysitter's Seduction (1996), Shelter Island (2003), Fatal Instinct (1992), Oscura Seduccion (2010), A House in the Hills (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, mystery, danger, dangerous attraction, crime, crimes, love affair, couples, dishonesty, high school ...
Time: 90s
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95%
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Shelter Island (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Ally Sheedy is a retired golfer turned motivational speaker. Patsy Kensit plays her lover and also works with her. There is another girl as well. There are some difficulties at work, a New York firm. So Ally decides she's going to go away for ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: island, mind game, danger, crimes, couples, woman in danger, obsession, dangerous attraction, isolation, stalking, mysterious character, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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91%
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Fatal Instinct (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A homicide detective (Michael Madsen) falls for a resort owner (Laura Johnson) suspected of slaying a playboy developer.
Style: suspenseful, erotic, rough, sexual, sexy ...
Plot: strong sexual content, neo noir, sexual relations, deadly, dishonesty, crime, dangerous attraction, murder, obsession, power relations, couples, femme fatale ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Oscura Seduccion (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Laura is a successful plastic surgeon who feels her life is somewhat empty. She meets a young nurse and falls in love and experiences sexuality to a extent not known to her. However, In this spiral of desire and seduction both play a dangerous game ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: love affair, dangerous attraction, couples, woman in danger, jealousy, sex scene, violence, love, murder, toxic, danger, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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A House in the Hills (1993)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An aspiring actress gets a housesitting job and finds herself in a cat-and-mouse game with a deadly ex-con.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, revenge, crimes, danger, law enforcement, stalking, rivalry, mistaken identity, vengeance, woman in danger, cons and scams, heist ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 331
BitterSweet (1999)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In a world filled with love and deception, the truth is always bittersweet.
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: unlikely partners, law enforcement, betrayal, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, frame up, wrongfully committed, heist, vengeance, tough girl, sex in bed ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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The Contract (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Anna has a bad week. Her boss is a pain to her, as is the grocery store clerk. Her friend was bad to her, her husband couldn't take his eyes off a waitress, and her babysitter annoyed her. One night at the local pub, she tells a man about her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, rough, scary ...
Plot: murder, vengeance, danger, deadly, mysterious character, crimes, contract killing, violence, brutality, fight, profanity, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 424
Deadbolt (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When medical student Marty places an ad for a roommate, her ad is answered by handsome, clean-cut Alec. At first Alec seems to be a wonderful roommate; supportive, considerate and a real friend. However, Alec's affection turns to obsession as ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, tense, scary ...
Plot: woman in danger, obsessive love, murder, betrayal, investigation, mentally unstable, obsession, tragic love, couples, crime, crimes, captivity ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 5.0
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Below Utopia (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Daniel returns to his family's mansion for the holidays along with his girlfriend Susanne. His family's seemingly-utopian existence is overshadowed by not only the death of Daniel's brother, but also by Daniel's failure to live ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: murder, crime gone awry, crimes, confined, danger, deadly, reunion, heist, family gatherings, gunfight, home invasion, mansion ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Suspended Animation (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Hollywood animator Tom (Alex McArthur) gets lost in the Michigan woods after a snowmobile ride goes wrong. He finds refuge at an isolated cabin inhabited by two sisters (Laura Esterman and Sage Allen). Initially grateful to them, Tom soon realizes ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, danger, obsession, survival, crimes, mind game, rescue, slasher, deadly, isolation, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Sexual Predator (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A female parole officer unwittingly gets involved with a handsome photographer who might be a serial killer.
Style: suspenseful, rough, erotic, suspense, tense ...
Plot: femme fatale, policewoman, seduction, murder, violence, photographer, dangerous attraction, manipulations, vengeance, protagonist as suspect, manipulation, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
20 Ft Below: The Darkness Descending (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Below the streets of New York is a dark and dangerous world hidden in the shadows of abandoned subway tunnels and miles of forgotten infrastructure. When a young documentary filmmaker goes into these tunnels to uncover the unseen stories of the ...
Style: bleak, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: rivalry, gang, danger, tunnel, secret place, police, murder, crimes, violence, misfit, imaginary, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Interstate (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A Montreal DJ, following his girlfriend to Los Angeles, falls into a deadly relationship with a couple of female hitch-hikers.
Style: rough, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: on the road, captivity, couples, crimes, confined, danger, deadly, car chase, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder, neo noir, hitchhiking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 233
Facade (1999)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It should have been a simple murder. But a botched job, an old flame, and too many loose ends can spell just one thing for businessman Colin Wentworth: chaos!
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: murder, hitman, vengeance, crimes, crime, rivalry, danger, dishonesty, deadly, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
From the Inside (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Alone in their isolated home where no cars pass and no one lives nearby, Vincent and Tally suffer together in a loveless marriage. But what they don't know is that they are not as alone as they think -- a criminal and his psychotic brother are ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, dishonesty, danger, deadly, crimes, cons and scams, kidnapping, crime gone awry, rivalry, murderous pair, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Cradle Will Fall (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The suicide of a pregnant woman begins to look like murder and a county prosecutor is called in to investigate.
Style: tense, serious, psychological, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, pregnancy, who done it, danger, serial killer, law enforcement, femme fatale, power relations, woman in danger, murder investigation, murder mystery, murder of a pregnant woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Baby Monitor: Sound of Fear (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A neglectful mother overhears her husband on the telephone at their workplace talking with their babysitter. She discovers they are having an affair and are going to have a baby. She concocts an evil plan to win back her husband and remove the girl ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, nanny, infidelity, couples, babies and infants, dishonesty, criminal heroes, deadly, crumbling marriage, rivalry, crimes, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Terrible Angels (2012)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Detective Ben Nolan is sent to investigate the story of a convicted prostitute and known drug dealer Linda Grossel. Linda explains that she was kidnapped and held captive for weeks. As the investigation unfolds, Linda's sanity is put to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: uncover truth, danger, law enforcement, police detective, investigation, abduction, crimes, graphic violence, life is a bitch, isolation, confined, captivity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Choke (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry, an uptight businessman who sometimes acts with questionable ethics, nevertheless rejects Ron, a scam artist who wants a partner. Ron won't let up and finds a lever to blackmail Henry, whose daughter Gina has killed a pedestrian in a ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: murder, hitman, mystery, unlikely criminals, crime, deadly, crimes, dishonesty, manipulation, danger, manipulations, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 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: rough, suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: false accusation, woman in danger, hospital, couple relations, murder, infidelity, graphic violence, crimes, rivalry, crumbling marriage, couples, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Ex (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In order to get her husband back, an architect's psycho ex-wife kills everybody she can get her hands on.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, bleak, serious, scary
Plot: psychopath, vengeance, danger, family in danger, murder, crimes, crime, obsession, family life, manipulation, architect, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Lost Angel (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Slight off-balance police inspector Palmer (Alison Eastwood) works with Father Brian (Judd Nelson) to solve for a religion-based killer, while she deals with her teen-aged goth sister.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, scary, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, crucifix, danger, law enforcement, investigation, dealing with death, crimes, mystery, deadly, murder, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Rough Draft (1998)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A struggling freelance writer, while investigating the transvestite night life, stumbles across a serial killer in action. The two then strike up a bizarre partnership to document the killer's motives and handiwork as a possessed detective ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, psychological, bleak, tense ...
Plot: stalking, serial killer, transvestism, murder, deadly, investigation, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty, journalism, rivalry, law enforcement, crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Dirty Work (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bad City is the tangled story of three men's lives: Manning, a dirty, disillusioned cop; Julian, king of drugs, thugs and prostitution; and Frank, a ruthless politician who destroys everything in the way of his ambition.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, prostitute, police investigation, police detective, gangsters, reluctant partners, gambling, danger, deadly, serial killer, criminal heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Devil's Dominoes (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On their way to a weekend hunting trip in the Ozarks, four friends get in to a car accident, killing the driver of the other car...
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, suspense, serious ...
Plot: vengeance, gangsters, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, partners, murder, danger, car accident, deadly, devil, mafia
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.7
 815
The Holding (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A heart-pounding suspense thriller, set on an isolated farm in England's beautiful, rugged Peak District.
Style: serious, suspense, rough, psychological, tense ...
Plot: danger, farm, haunted by the past, murder, parents and children, psychopath, violence, life is a bitch, love and romance, countryside, confined, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Intimate Stranger (1991)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A policeman (James Russo) guards a barroom singer (Deborah Harry) whose phone-sex sideline has put a killer (Tim Thomerson) on her trail.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: prostitute, phone sex, murder, mind game, crimes, law enforcement, on the run, deadly, serial killer, chases and races, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Terror Trap (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Driving to a weekend getaway, a car breakdown strands young couple Don and Nancy (David James Elliot and Heather Marsden) while passing through a small, rural Louisiana town. Finding the couple on the roadside, the towns inhospitable Sheriff Taylor ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: danger, crimes, survival, strong violent content, masked killer, confined, deadly, gang, gory, slasher, car accident, funeral ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Stash House (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Dave and Emma have found the perfect house, until they discover a stash of heroine and end up imprisoned in it by violent thugs.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: survival, stash, couples, confined, danger, crimes, trapped, gangsters, rivalry, escapades, smuggling, new house ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Benefit of the Doubt (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Twenty two years earlier, Karen helped convict her father, Frank, for the murder of her mother. With his new freedom, thanks to parole, Frank returns home to seek revenge. Having always pleaded his innocence, Frank soon works his way back into ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: chase, murder, parents and children, couples, family relations, psychopath, graphic violence, crimes, deadly, rivalry, dealing with death, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%