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Striking Poses (1999)
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Striking Poses (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a beautiful paparazzo for a tabloid magazine finds herself pursued by a ruthless stalker, she is determined to emerge from this deadly game alive, and independently wealthy.
Style: psychological, serious, neo noir, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: stalking, kidnapping, survival, crimes, special agents, hitman, obsession, psychopath, confined, betrayal, genocide, graphic violence, journalism, danger, femme fatale, haunted by the past, family in danger, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, law enforcement, gory, deadly, rivalry, hidden identity, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century

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Most similar movies to Striking Poses

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and psychological films with plots about danger, crimes, deadly, rivalry, psychopath, dishonesty and stalking mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Striking Poses: The Rendering (2002), Lady Beware (1987), Twist of Fate (1998), Impact Point (2008), Fatal Instinct (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Rendering (2002)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ten years after being molested in art school by habitual rapist Theodore Gray, who is serving 25 years but eligible for parole, Sarah Reynolds leads a happy life in a gallery and with her handsome husband, lawyer Michael Reynolds, and helps police ...
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: dangerous attraction, blackmail, trial, court, prison, haunted by the past, psychopath, mind game, manhunt, woman in danger, vengeance, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa
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100%
 5.9
 934
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: neo noir, sexy, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, danger, investigation, crimes, deadly, psychopath, couples, crime, dishonesty, rivalry, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.3
 364
Twist of Fate (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A beautiful attorney's hunt for a serial killer is frustrated by his accomplice's twisted scheme to keep the killer free at all costs
Style: psychological, twists and turns, rough, suspenseful, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, danger, rivalry, criminal heroes, dedicated lawyer, deadly, who done it, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, destiny, legal investigation, special agents ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.2
 1K
Impact Point (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Pro Beach Volleyball star, Kelly Reyes, faces challenges everyday, fierce competitors, the press, but nothing could prepare her for him.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, rivalry, danger, murder, stalking, mind game, obsession, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, psychopath, law enforcement, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 4.2
 401
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, serious, realistic, erotic, sexy ...
Plot: strong sexual content, crimes, mystery, sexual relations, fall in love, crime, law enforcement, dangerous attraction, obsession, danger, murder, police detective ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Held for Ransom (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Held for Ransom is a 2000 direct-to-video film about five high-school students that are kidnapped and held for ransom in a remote swamp area in Florida. It was directed and written by Lee Stanley based on the novel by Lois Duncan.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, scary ...
Plot: kidnapping, captivity, psychopath, crimes, teenage life, survival, deadly, rivalry, danger, confined, ransom, wilderness ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
You Belong to Me (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Jeffrey has met the man of this dreams, hunky Frenchman René, he impulsively moves into the same building. The move backfires as Remé becomes cold and distant. Landlady Gladys lavishes attention on her new tenant.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: female psychopath, landlady, dangerous attraction, obsession, deadly, couples, crimes, mentally unstable, dishonesty, stalking, danger, gay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.3
 1K
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 ⇓
34%
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 3.2
 872
Road Rage (2000)
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The highway to hell runs straight through a college campus in this compelling thriller about a killer truck. After helping a pretty co-ed out of a nasty domestic situation, Jim Travis gives the girl a lift home. But once on the road, the situation ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: car chase, stalking, chase, deadly, psychopath, out of the way, on the road, college life, crimes, danger, rivalry, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Perfect Tenant (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Twenty years ago Danny Summer found his father hanging from the rafters on Christmas Eve. Ever since that night he has been plotting revenge. When Brian Hartwell moves into Jessica Michael's guesthouse, she has no idea that her new tenant has a ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious, realistic ...
Plot: vengeance, haunted by the past, mind game, mysterious character, split personality, psychopath, crimes, mentally unstable, chase, rivalry, danger, intrigue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.8
 416
Tripfall (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A serial killer turns the life of a family on vacation into a nightmare.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, psychological, exciting ...
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, race against time, psychopath, parents and children, danger, daring rescue, crimes, deadly, rivalry, gang, confined ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, neo noir
Plot: prostitute, phone sex, murder, couples, rivalry, mind game, crimes, law enforcement, on the run, deadly, psychopath, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.9
 793
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, serious, tense, surprise ending ...
Plot: island, mind game, danger, crimes, couples, woman in danger, obsession, dangerous attraction, isolation, mysterious character, stalking, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.3
 660
Stealing Candy (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three ex-cons kidnap a famous movie star and force her to film a sex tape live on the internet for a paying audience.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, sexploitation film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, woman in danger, hostage, hostages, femme fatale, criminal's revenge, confined, crimes, criminal heroes, danger, crime gone awry, computers and web ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.2
 897
Endure (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After a shocking photo of a young woman is found inside the twisted metal of a fatal car crash, veteran detective Emory Lloyd must risk everything to identify and find the woman before it's too late.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: kidnapping, police detective, woman in danger, race against time, police investigation, partners, law enforcement, crimes, reluctant partners, confined, deadly, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.1
 422
Net Games (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The successful publicist Adam Vance of the SFC is in the middle of a campaign to get an important Japanese client and is needy of sex because his traumatized wife Jennifer Vance was raped one year ago and is totally frigid, refusing to have sex. His ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, neo noir, tense ...
Plot: computers and web, femme fatale, extramarital affair, murder, dishonesty, technophobia, deadly, protagonist as suspect, danger, sexual content, voyeurism, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Cold Eyes of Fear (1971)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Against a backdrop of Swingin' 60s London a young playboy type "steals" a beautiful Italian girl from her elderly date and suggests she comes back to his place for some good times. "His place" being owned by his father, a ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, stylized, realistic, serious
Plot: home invasion, hostages, confined, rivalry, deadly, criminal's revenge, crimes, stalking, law enforcement, criminal heroes, dishonesty, graphic violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: woman in danger, obsession, visceral, paranoia, crimes of passion, couples, dangerous attraction, fall in love, parents and children, couple relations, family relations, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 3.8
 661
The Contractor (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Elizabeth Chase is busy remodeling her new home with her lawyer husband, Paul and daughter, McKenzie. To make sure it's finished before a charity event they're hosting, the couple hire a contractor, Javier, to help. However Elizabeth ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, obsession, family in danger, stalking, crimes, danger, deadly, dishonesty, couples, graphic violence, strong female presence, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.0
 432
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological, suspense
Plot: murder, hitman, mystery, unlikely criminals, deadly, crimes, dishonesty, parents and children, manipulation, crime, danger, manipulations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, psychological, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, mentally unstable, injury, family problems, obsession, infidelity, family life, family in danger, dysfunctional family, stalking, danger, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.7
 79
Nexus (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Holly is a struggling singer whose life is torn apart when she loses custody of her daughter, Chloe. When she travels to her soon to be ex-husbands estate in the country, for a weekend visit with Chloe, she is shocked to discover that he is missing. ...
Style: neo noir, serious, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: conspiracy, false accusation, on the run, frame up, uncover truth, life turned upside down, betrayal, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes, murder, gun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.1
 529
Playing House (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In this taut thriller, newlyweds Jen and Mitch find that three's company and four's a crowd when they ask their friend Danny to move in with them to share expenses. But a sweet situation turns sour when Danny invites a new person into the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: infidelity, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, obsession, manipulations, manipulation, couple relations, uninvited guest, couples, dishonesty, power relations, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Friend of the Family II (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Alex decides to have an affair with a woman named Linda while he is on business in New Orleans. When he returns home to his wife and child, he is surprised to find that his wife has hired the off-kilter homewrecker as a nanny to their baby. Alex ...
Style: erotic, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: nanny, infidelity, family problems, deadly, danger, manipulation, couples, strong sexual content, psychopath, betrayal, femme fatale, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Enter the Dangerous Mind (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A psychological thriller set in the world of underground dubstep, Snap is the story of Jim Whitman, a brilliant but painfully introverted musician who develops a crush on a young social worker.
Style: psychological, tense, bleak, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, mental illness, dangerous attraction, danger, haunted by the past, stalking, composer, crimes, mentally unstable, unfulfillment, tied feet, tape over mouth
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, rivalry, danger, crime gone awry, deadly, cons and scams, kidnapping, murderous pair, crimes, dishonesty, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.7
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Temptation (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After five years in prison for insurance fraud the sailor Lanarsky is released. Together with his buddy Bone he gets a job as seamen on board the yacht owned by the wife of his insurance fraud-partner Michael Reddick. Lanarsky has a question to his ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ship, betrayal, crimes, deadly, woman in danger, criminal heroes, crime, cons and scams, dishonesty, danger, taking a shower, tape over mouth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Cellar Door (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Having developed an uncontrollable obsession with the beautiful young Rudy (Michelle Tomlinson), crazed serial killer Herman (James DuMont) kidnaps her and locks her in a cage in his basement. The only way for Rudy to survive this nightmare is to ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, slasher, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: isolation, psychopath, confined, mind game, woman in danger, captivity, survival, obsession, danger, crimes, rivalry, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.2
 2K
Exit Speed (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: On Christmas Eve, ten strangers board a bus traveling across Texas. Far out in the wilds they collide with a meth-addicted biker
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: bus, gang, murder, survival, psychopath, danger, rivalry, deadly, vengeance, escapades, crimes, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Distant Cousins (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Kate's husband Richard hasn't seen his cousin Harry for 20 years. So when he comes to stay with his fiancee Connie they are welcomed. But Kate senses her family is at risk when they start behaving suspiciously.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, captivity, missing person, hidden identity, deadly, danger, stalking, crimes, couples, psychopath, family life, murder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%