Movies like The Temp

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The Temp (1993)
 5.2
 3K
The Temp (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A series of mysterious accidents at a food company lead a manager to suspect his impressive new temporary secretary.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, stylized, sexy, entertaining, twist ending, light, bad ending, erotic ...
Plot: serial killer, office, investigation, psychopath, murder, femme fatale, obsession, crimes, manipulations, workplace intrigue, workplace romance, danger, couples, who done it, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, boss and employee, gory, deadly, nothing goes right, rivalry, workplace, obnoxious boss, protagonist as suspect, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
Place: portland oregon

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Most similar movies to The Temp

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and psychological films with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, obsession, police investigation, danger and dishonesty mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Temp: Obsessed (2009), Fear (1996), The Crush (1993), Disclosure (1994), Poison Ivy: The New Seduction (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.9
 27K
Obsessed (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Things couldn't be better for Derek Charles. He's just received a big promotion at work, and has a wonderful marriage with his beautiful wife, Sharon. However, into this idyllic world steps Lisa, a temporary worker at Derek's office. ...
Style: suspenseful, sexy, suspense, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, dangerous attraction, workplace, office, workplace intrigue, promotion, danger, wooing, workplace romance, couples, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 37K
Fear (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A 16 year old girl takes up with a charming young man who quickly shows his colors when he beats a friend simply for walking with her and then goes totally ballistic after she tries to break up with him.
Style: suspenseful, rough, sexual, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, dangerous attraction, psychopath, danger, rivalry, teenager, dishonesty, couples, crimes, terrorizing, virginity, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.8
 14K
The Crush (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A precocious and obsessive teenager develops a crush on a naive writer with harrowing consequences.
Style: sexy, suspenseful, erotic, sexual, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, journalism, psychopath, false accusation, mentally unstable, dangerous attraction, journalist, stalking, revenge, erotic thriller, crimes, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.1
 42K
Disclosure (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A computer specialist is sued for sexual harassment by a former lover turned boss who initiated the act forcefully, which threatens both his career and his personal life.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, stylized, serious ...
Plot: sexual harassment, obsession, workplace, promotion, false accusation, boss and employee, vengeance, workplace intrigue, manipulations, power relations, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle, seattle washington, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Poison Ivy: The New Seduction (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A sinister seductress vows to destroy a suburban family.
Style: erotic, sexual, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nudity (topless - notable), murder, femme fatale, obsession, betrayal, vengeance, manipulation, family, dangerous attraction, manipulations, who done it, sexual relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
When the Bough Breaks (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A police detective investigates the apparent serial killing of several children which is linked to an institutionalized, autistic child.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, crimes, mystery, missing person, murder, police investigation, deadly, police detective, psychopath, reluctant partners, mind game ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.3
 8K
Black Widow (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Federal agent Alexandra Barnes believes that Catherine Petersen is a serial killer who marries rich men and then murders them for their money. But since Catherine is seemingly a master of disguise and has multiple identities, Alexandra can't ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: femme fatale, crime, serial killer, obsession, investigation, couples, deadly, woman in danger, danger, power relations, dishonesty, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hawaii, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: psychological, realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, injury, mentally unstable, gory, dishonesty, mind game, murder, obsession, hidden identity, vengeance, family life, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 6.2
 18K
Nightwatch (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A law student, who takes a job as a night watchman at a morgue, begins to discover clues that implicate him as the suspect of a series of murders.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, rough, suspense ...
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, mind game, murder, crimes, protagonist as suspect, danger, police detective, deadly, dishonesty, frame up, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.8
 12K
Final Analysis (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Barr is a psychiatrist who falls in love with the sister of one of his clients. She's beautiful and married to a gangster. She hates her husband but is unable to escape from him.
Style: sexy, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, erotic ...
Plot: murder, extramarital affair, psychiatrist, infidelity, betrayal, femme fatale, gangsters, mystery, dangerous attraction, lust, manipulations, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.0
 26K
Sliver (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A woman moves into an apartment in Manhattan and learns that the previous tenant's life ended mysteriously after they fell from the balcony.
Style: sexy, erotic, psychological, suspenseful, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, psychopath, passionate interest, investigation, apartment building, dangerous attraction, erotic thriller, mind game, hidden camera, video surveillance, stalking, female protagonist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.3
 143
Heart of Stone (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A beautiful woman doesn't know if the killer is her lover ... or her husband ... or someone else!
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, dangerous attraction, manipulations, who done it, intrigue, danger, power relations, murder, crimes, mysterious character, love affair, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.3
 2K
True Crime (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mary Giordano is a bright, intelligent student who goes to a catholic school. She also has a addiction to mystery novels and detective magazines (hence the title of the movie), which inspire her to do her own detective work. When she starts snooping ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, police corruption, amateur detective, danger, psychopath, child murder, female detective, police investigation, crime, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Pretty When You Cry (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wife is caught in a web of sex and violence.
Style: erotic, realistic, sexual, sexy, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, couples, deadly, woman in danger, danger, investigation, who done it, mystery, dishonesty, femme fatale, mind game, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 7K
Knight Moves (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A psychologist falls for a world-class chess player suspected of odd murders linked to his game.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, scary, realistic ...
Plot: chess, serial killer, murder, investigation, mystery, police investigation, crime, betrayal, dangerous attraction, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.4
 16K
Poison Ivy (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A seductive teen befriends an introverted high school student and schemes her way into the lives of her wealthy family.
Style: sexy, suspenseful, serious, erotic, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: femme fatale, destructive relationship, infidelity, sexual relations, high school, dysfunctional family, dangerous attraction, parents and children, teenage life, manipulations, betrayal, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Bad Influence (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Michael, a wimpy young executive, is about to get pulverized by a jealous boyfriend in a bar when a handsome, mysterious stranger steps in--and then disappears. Later that night, while jogging, Michael runs into the stranger on a pier. He introduces ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, clever, realistic, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, betrayal, friendship, false accusation, psychopath, frame up, neo-noir, crimes, mysterious character, deadly, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.6
 1K
Roman (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Roman (Lucky McKee) is a lonely young man who yearns to find love, happiness and companionship. Tormented by his ungrateful co-workers and trapped in a life of tedium as a welder in a local factory, Roman's one pleasure is his obsession with ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: murder, factory, isolation, fall in love, couples, deadly, serial killer, supernatural, mentally unstable, mind game, mars, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Body of Evidence (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sizzingly sexy Madonna leads a star-filled cast in this erotic thriller as a woman accused of killing a wealthy, elderly man through her insatiable sexual prowess.
Style: erotic, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, crime, infidelity, seduction, femme fatale, dedicated lawyer, power relations, dishonesty, manipulations, dangerous attraction, legal investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.5
 161
Ladies Night (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Insurance investigators track a serial killer who seduces women with access to big bucks, convinces them to embezzle, then kills them.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, cynical, realistic
Plot: murder, mind game, serial killer, danger, crimes, psychopath, dangerous attraction, deadly, dishonesty, police investigation, rivalry, heist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Man of Her Dreams (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After suspecting her husband is playing the field, a nervous woman finds a sympathetic ear in the form of a strange man. The drawback is that her sensitive new-found friend is an obsessive psychopath.
Style: sexual, psychological, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, stalking, infidelity, couple relations, obsession, danger, dangerous attraction, crimes, deadly, couples, dishonesty, cheating wife ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.0
 839
Jill Rips (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A tough guy goes undercover on a personal mission of vengeance into the hardcore world of S&M, to find out who's responsible for the death of his brother.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, rough, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, law enforcement, investigation, vengeance, deadly, dishonesty, tough heroes, crime, death of brother, prostitute, undercover cop, female killer ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A suburban family chooses seemingly sweet Peyton Flanders as their newborn's nanny. Only much later does the infant's mother, Claire Bartel, realize Peyton's true intentions -- to destroy Claire and replace her in the family. The ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: nanny, obsession, vengeance, danger, family in danger, haunted by the past, domestic disturbance, loss of child, child, psychopath, family, parenthood ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 5.7
 2K
Tangled (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young man is found bruised, beaten and stumbling down a secluded road. As the police try to piece together what happened, the convoluted relationship between a young woman and her two suitors gradually emerges.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: love triangle, investigation, obsession, life is a bitch, love and romance, dangerous attraction, police investigation, police detective, friendship, rivalry, uncover truth, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Basic Instinct 2 (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Spain, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Novelist Catherine Tramell is once again in trouble with the law, and Scotland Yard appoints psychiatrist Dr. Michael Glass to evaluate her. Though, like Detective Nick Curran before him, Glass is entranced by Tramell and lured into a seductive game.
Style: erotic, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, murder, sex, mind game, jacuzzi, legs, obsession, danger, self control, academy, rivalry, amateur detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, europe, scotland yard, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.5
 12K
In Dreams (1999)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A suburban housewife learns that she has psychic connections to a serial killer, and can predict this person's motives through her dreams.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, scary, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, murder, supernatural, mystery, woman in danger, danger, investigation, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, deadly, hospital ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.2
 11K
Jade (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Someone does a nasty hatchet job on a San Fransisco big noise and the Assistant D.A. takes charge of the investigation. Through a web of blackmail and prostitution involving the Governor, an old lover of the law man emerges as a prime suspect and he ...
Style: sexual, erotic, serious, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, prostitution, strong sexual content, femme fatale, sex, sexuality, dangerous attraction, mysterious character, manipulations, legal investigation, who done it ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Lured Innocence (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A reporter sent to cover a murder trial discovers a web of deceit stemming from a torrid affair.
Style: realistic, sexual, psychological, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, small town life, voyeurism, obsession, small town, femme fatale, crumbling marriage, who done it, journalism, love affair, couples, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Along Came a Spider (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a teacher kidnaps a girl from a prestigious school, homicide detective, Alex Cross takes the case and teams up with young security agent, Jezzie Flannigan in hope of finding the girl and stopping the brutal psychopath. Every second counts as ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, rough, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, psychologist, psychopath, police investigation, crime, crimes, investigation, serial murder, ransom, manipulation, profiler ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.6
 7K
The Butcher (1970)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An unlikely friendship between a dour, working class butcher and a repressed schoolteacher coincides with a grisly series of Ripper-type murders in a provincial French town.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, small town, psychopath, opposites attract, butcher, obsession, mystery, investigation, dishonesty, couples, small town life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%