Movies like The Temp

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 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: suspenseful, suspense, serious, stylized, psychological, sexy, entertaining, twist ending, light, bad ending ...
Plot: office, serial killer, femme fatale, murder, investigation, psychopath, gory, obnoxious boss, obsession, protagonist as suspect, manipulations, boss and employee, dangerous attraction, workplace romance, who done it, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, crimes, deadly, workplace, down on your luck, nothing goes right, danger, dishonesty, rivalry ...
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 serious, suspenseful, realistic and psychological films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, psychopath, serial killer, danger and obsession mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Temp: Obsessed (2009), Fear (1996), Mother's Boys (1993), Psycho Cop Returns (1993), True Crime (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 4.9
 26K
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, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: stalking, dangerous attraction, obsession, workplace intrigue, office, workplace, wooing, workplace romance, danger, couples, crumbling marriage, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 36K
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, serious, sexual, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, psychopath, dangerous attraction, danger, rivalry, couples, crimes, dishonesty, teenage life, terrorizing, teenager, virginity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, serious, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, mentally unstable, injury, hidden identity, gory, crumbling marriage, mind game, stalking, vengeance, obsession, dangerous attraction, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Psycho Cop Returns (1993)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of office workers decide to have a party in the office building. Among other things, they want to have some drugs there. Their conversation on the subject is overheard by Joe Vickers, which is rather unfortunate for them, since Joe Vickers ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, surprise ending
Plot: office, stripper, bachelor party, murder, serial killer, gory, skyscraper, slasher, devil worship, police, psychopath, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 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, suspense, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, investigation, murder, police corruption, amateur detective, female detective, child murder, mystery, psychopath, danger, crime, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.3
 141
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: sexual, erotic, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, manipulations, dangerous attraction, murder, who done it, crimes, danger, deadly, dishonesty, couples, mysterious character, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: FBI trainee, Clarice Starling ventures into a maximum-security asylum to pick the diseased brain of Hannibal Lecter, a psychiatrist turned homicidal cannibal. Starling needs clues to help her capture a serial killer. But her Faustian relationship ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, investigation, crime, cannibalism, fbi, murder, special agents, profiler, killings, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: maryland, virginia, usa, west virginia, ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.3
 7K
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: suspenseful, sexy, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: femme fatale, crime, serial killer, obsession, investigation, crimes, danger, deadly, dishonesty, couples, power relations, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hawaii, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, suspense, scary, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, mind game, protagonist as suspect, witnessing a crime, frame up, who done it, crimes, investigation, dishonesty, riddles and clues ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.7
 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, suspense, sexual, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, mentally unstable, journalist, psychopath, journalism, false accusation, dangerous attraction, teenage life, crimes, revenge, stalking, erotic thriller ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, scary, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, reluctant partners, crime, supernatural ability, mystery, witnessing a crime, investigation, mind game, missing person, murder, who done it, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.9
 829
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, sexual ...
Plot: serial killer, female killer, prostitute, undercover cop, investigation, crime, vengeance, crimes, deadly, rivalry, slasher, intrigue ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: sexual, erotic, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: femme fatale, nudity (topless - notable), obsession, murder, manipulation, betrayal, family, vengeance, romance, manipulations, mind game, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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: sexual, suspenseful, sexy, erotic, serious ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, psychiatrist, infidelity, sex, betrayal, neo-noir, crime, mystery, gangsters, manipulations, lust ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, hospital, dream, suicide attempt, murder, mystery, supernatural, supernatural ability, vengeance, mind game, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.3
 1K
Scorned (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A vengeful widow is out to seduce the relatives of the man she blames for her husband's death.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, surprise ending, twist ending
Plot: femme fatale, widow, seduction, gory, criminal's revenge, death, protagonist as suspect, manipulations, vengeance, obsession, dangerous attraction, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: factory, isolation, murder, mars, ghost, mentally unstable, serial killer, mind game, stalking, obsession, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
 7K
Knight Moves (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A psychologist falls for a world-class chess player suspected of odd murders linked to his game.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, serious, scary ...
Plot: chess, serial killer, investigation, murder, mystery, crime, resort, betrayal, protagonist as suspect, police investigation, manipulations, mind game ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.4
 15K
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, erotic, suspenseful, serious, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: femme fatale, destructive relationship, sexual relations, infidelity, high school, manipulations, dangerous attraction, teenage life, deadly, dysfunctional family, parents and children, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.6
 6K
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, serious, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, small town, butcher, opposites attract, psychopath, mystery, obsession, couple relations, vietnam veteran, province, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.4
 955
Buddy Boy (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An introvert relieves the tedium of caring for his invalid mother by spying on his neighbor.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, gloomy, sexual ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, voyeurism, misfit, hotel, mentally unstable, serial killer, obsession, dangerous attraction, psychopath, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.9
 277
After Image (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story of a clairvoyant who falls in love with a crime photographer. Soon, both become involved in the search for a pathological murderer.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: serial killer, photographer, murder, mind game, crime, track down, obsession, who done it, crimes, danger, mute or deaf, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, crime, protagonist as suspect, serial killer, investigation, legal investigation, mystery, manipulations, mind game, obsession, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Dead Connection (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a series of murders in motel rooms are connected, a cop, Dickson, heads out on the trail to find a serial killer. He discovers that he signs the motel guest-books with the names of boxers, and hence gets a lead on him. However, when he just ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, sexual ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, police, psychopath, crimes, deadly, crime, law enforcement, athlete's life, mystery, chase, investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.2
 225K
Red Dragon (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Former FBI Agent Will Graham, who was once almost killed by the savage Hannibal 'The Cannibal' Lecter, now has no choice but to face him again, as it seems Lecter is the only one who can help Graham track down a new serial killer.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, investigation, fbi, split personality, cannibalism, murder, deadly, crime, abuse, reporter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., florida, chicago illinois, atlanta georgia, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Cold Light of Day (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A troubled detective befriends a single woman and her daughter with the intention of using them as bait for a serial killer.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, child abuse, crimes, crime, deadly, law enforcement, mystery, unlikely criminals, obsessive quest, police corruption, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Absence of the Good (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Salt Lake City homicide detective Caleb Barnes is under increasing pressure from all sides to crack a string of serial killings that have been terrorizing the city. At the same time, Barnes' home life is beginning to crumble in the wake of his ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: serial killer, protagonist as suspect, psychic, dealing with death, mind game, death in the family, haunted by the past, murder, police corruption, who done it, psychopath, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 14K
Jennifer 8 (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A big city cop from LA moves to a small town police force and immediately finds himself investigating a murder. Using theories rejected by his colleagues, the cop, John Berlin, meets a young blind woman named Helena, who he is attracted to. ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, falling in love, mystery, obsession, crime, surveillance, school, small town, police investigation, dangerous attraction, fight ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.0
 25K
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: erotic, sexual, sexy, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, apartment building, investigation, passionate interest, dangerous attraction, psychopath, couples, hidden camera, erotic thriller, neighbor, female protagonist, drug use ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Whispers in the Dark (1992)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Psychiatrist Ann Hecker is ending one relationship and possibly starting an important new one, while finding that some of the sexual exploits her patients relate are weighing on her. Turning to a married friend from her research days for guidance, ...
Style: gloomy, erotic, serious, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, crime, crimes, danger, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect, betrayal, dangerous attraction, love affair, power relations, female protagonist, psychiatrist ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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