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, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, violence, male female relationship, restaurant, revenge, murder, seduction, homeless, drifter, police detective, hospital, chase, couples, sex, police, motorcycle, gunfight, sociopath, rivalry, redhead, heiress, showdown, fistfight ...
Time: 90s
Place: venice beach california

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Most similar movies to The Stray

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and psychological films with plots about danger, crimes, murder, deadly, dishonesty, female nudity and couples mostly in Thriller, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Stray: Below Utopia (1997), Crimes of Passion (2011), The Perfect Guy (2015), The Babysitter's Seduction (1996), Shelter Island (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: serious, psychological, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Plot: murder, crimes, crime gone awry, family gatherings, heist, confined, gunfight, home invasion, sensuality, mansion, thanksgiving, theft ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Crimes of Passion (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Arturo Bolaño is a mediocre insurance salesman who loves women, booze and any short cut he can find to Easy Street. He thinks he's found it with the beautiful Rebeca Solis, the wife of the owner of the hotel where he stays on business. ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, tense, rough, realistic ...
Plot: hotel, female nudity, dangerous attraction, murder, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, couples, blackmail, sex scene, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Perfect Guy (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After a painful breakup, Leah seems to meet the perfect guy. But she soon discovers his violent side that disrupts her life.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: woman in danger, fatal attraction, obsession, stalking, stalker, couple relations, psychopath, mind game, rivalry, vengeance, life turned upside down, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, san francisco
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100%
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, tense, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, woman in danger, seduction, dangerous attraction, mystery, love affair, couples, crimes, dishonesty, nanny, teenage girl, high school ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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: serious, tense, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: crimes, island, mind game, couples, obsession, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, mysterious character, stalking, isolation, murder, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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: neo noir, suspenseful, realistic, serious, sexual ...
Plot: strong sexual content, fall in love, dangerous attraction, power relations, mystery, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, sexual relations, couples, graphic violence, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.3
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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: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, dishonesty, unlikely partners, crimes, betrayal, rivalry, wrongfully committed, heist, vengeance, frame up, nudity (full frontal - brief), woman ...
Time: 90s
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66%
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: serious, suspenseful, sexy, tense, psychological ...
Plot: love affair, dangerous attraction, couples, woman in danger, jealousy, sex scene, violence, love, murder, toxic, love and romance, sociopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: murder, revenge, vengeance, heist, woman in danger, mistaken identity, cons and scams, disorder, law enforcement, investigation, crimes, stalking ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, vengeance, mysterious character, crimes, contract killing, brutality, violence, fight, woman in danger, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, hitman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: scary, serious, realistic, slasher, rough ...
Plot: murder, obsession, survival, crimes, mind game, rescue, serial killer, woman in danger, isolation, psychopath, siblings relations, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary
Place: michigan, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: serious, bleak, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: rivalry, gang, tunnel, secret place, police, crimes, murder, violence, culture clash, social misfits, misfit, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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, tense, rough, mind bending ...
Plot: woman in danger, obsessive love, investigation, betrayal, murder, mentally unstable, obsession, tragic love, couples, crimes, captivity, prison life ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: nanny, murder, infidelity, family problems, psychopath, couples, family relations, babies and infants, crimes, criminal heroes, crumbling marriage, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: suspenseful, psychological, rough, neo noir, suspense ...
Plot: on the road, couples, crimes, confined, captivity, car chase, murder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, hitchhiking, disorder, chase, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: murder, hitman, vengeance, crimes, dark humor, rivalry, dishonesty, nudity (full frontal - brief), couples, clergy, hotel, apocalypse ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: murder, pregnancy, murder of a pregnant woman, who done it, power relations, femme fatale, law enforcement, serial killer, woman in danger, murder investigation, murder mystery, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, dishonesty, murderous pair, crimes, crime gone awry, rivalry, kidnapping, cons and scams, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), money, cheating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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, law enforcement, investigation, police detective, abduction, crimes, graphic violence, confined, life is a bitch, isolation, captivity, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 3.8
 813
Rough Draft (1998)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 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: realistic, serious, tense, scary, psychological ...
Plot: stalking, serial killer, murder, transvestism, mind game, protagonist as suspect, witnessing a crime, criminal's revenge, media, amateur detective, journalism, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.0
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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: realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, hitman, unlikely criminals, mystery, parents and children, crimes, dishonesty, manipulation, cons and scams, blackmail, hit and run, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: erotic, rough, suspenseful, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: lust, femme fatale, policewoman, murder, photographer, dangerous attraction, manipulation, vengeance, protagonist as suspect, seduction, sexual relations, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: false accusation, woman in danger, hospital, dishonesty, investigation, life is a bitch, on the run, protagonist as suspect, rivalry, domestic disturbance, crumbling marriage, couples ...
Time: 90s, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 5.1
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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: psychological, suspenseful, serious, bleak, scary
Plot: psychopath, family in danger, murder, vengeance, crimes, obsession, family life, manipulation, architect, couples, family relations, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.1
 296
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, rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: murder, police investigation, prostitute, police detective, gambling, serial killer, police corruption, tough heroes, gangsters, dishonesty, reluctant partners, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.8
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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: scary, realistic, serious, psychological, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, crucifix, investigation, law enforcement, murder, crimes, dealing with death, mystery, religions or cults, curses spells and rituals, who done it, church ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, suspense, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: vengeance, crimes, gangsters, rivalry, partners, dishonesty, murder, car accident, mafia, devil, danger, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.8
 235
The Fall (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, Hungary, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In Budapest, two Americans live together. Adam, a former Manhattan prosecutor at work on his first novel, and Lisa, a cool hard-working financier who idolizes her boss (former Communist turned deal maker, Kovacs) as she tires of Adam's ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: woman in danger, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, crimes, intrigue, femme fatale, on the run, mysterious character, dishonesty, mentally unstable, strong sexual content, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, hungary, budapest
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.7
 895
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, psychological, rough, tense ...
Plot: farm, haunted by the past, murder, parents and children, psychopath, violence, life is a bitch, love and romance, family relations, crimes, confined, countryside ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.7
 3K
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, crimes, rivalry, trapped, gangsters, drugs, smuggling, showdown, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%