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The Perfect Roommate (2011)
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The Perfect Roommate (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Carrie Remington seems like any other struggling waitress who's had a run of bad luck including a recent divorce. Things seem to be improving when she moves in with Ashley Dunnfield, a young woman from a wealthy background who's trying to make it on her own without assistance from her father, Richard. Ashley is thrilled when Carrie helps to win her father over, but when Carrie starts dating Richard, Ashley starts digging into her past and finds out that there is much she didn't know about her new roommate's sinister history.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Plot: obsession, dangerous attraction, stalking, manipulations, manipulation, danger, haunted by the past, dishonesty, psychopath, deception, murder, revenge, roommate, mysterious character, stalker, artist, waitress, bar, paraplegic, poisoning, allergy, father dislikes daughter's boyfriend, shot to death
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films with plots about crimes, danger, dishonesty, murder, deadly, obsession and mystery mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Crime genres. Some movies like The Perfect Roommate: A Lover's Revenge (2005), Dark Desire (2012), Deepwater (2005), Murder in My House (2006), Enter the Dangerous Mind (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Lover's Revenge (2005)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In Philadelphia, the psychologist Dr. Liz Manners is the host of the WLOR Talk Radio Show giving advices about relationships to her audience. When she suggests to her listener Sara Jane to leave her abusive and obsessive husband Kyle Lundstrom, Sara ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: revenge, psychopath, obsession, woman in danger, destructive relationship, danger, stalking, terrorism, radio show, murder, vengeance, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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Dark Desire (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young man desperate to be connected to the people close to him resorts to devious measures to achieve that desire
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: family in danger, murder, crimes, investigation, couples, love affair, deadly, uncover truth, obsession, chase, pursuit, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Deepwater (2005)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A drifter comes to the town of Deepwater and is seduced into a twisted game of deceit and murder.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, neo noir, tense ...
Plot: disorder, mystery, haunted by the past, criminal's revenge, crime gone awry, investigation, dishonesty, deadly, murder, dangerous attraction, danger, farm ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wyoming, usa
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66%
Murder in My House (2006)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Before Lauren and her dad, Stran, even settle into their beautiful new house, she learns that it was once the site of a grisly homicide! When her pops, a former prosecutor, becomes obsessed with cracking the case, he's murdered. And it's ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, amateur detective, femme fatale, private detective, riddles and clues, police investigation, legal investigation, intrigue, crimes, couples, manipulation, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, mental illness, dangerous attraction, danger, haunted by the past, stalking, composer, crimes, unfulfillment, mentally unstable, tied feet, tape over mouth
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Living with the Enemy (2005)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Smart, sexy Allison can't help but fall in love with Philip, a dashing software billionaire, and they quickly marry. But soon this new bride begins to think her hubby was involved in the mysterious death of his first wife. This suspicious ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, woman in danger, mystery, dangerous attraction, couples, intrigue, crimes, dishonesty, couple relations, danger, computer system ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
My Nanny's Secret (2009)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After the house is robbed and the nanny's brother is a suspect, she lies to protect him, but she then realizes he isn't the only one with a secret.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending, captivating ...
Plot: investigation, estrangement, family relations, heist, deadly, crimes, nanny, dishonesty, child in peril, husband wife relationship, employer employee relationship, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Cries in the Dark (2006)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Detective Carrie Macklin and her little sister Elle had always been the closest of friends. But when Elle goes missing after a run-in with a relocated sex offender, it is up to Carrie to find her little sister...who is nine months pregnant. Carrie ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: murder, sex maniac, missing person, police investigation, deadly, law enforcement, missing child, track down, woman in danger, police detective, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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, court, blackmail, trial, prison, haunted by the past, psychopath, mind game, manhunt, woman in danger, vengeance, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa
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58%
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Surveillance (2006)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of an security guard whose spotless record at crime prevention marks the horrifying reality of deception, blackmail and murder.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, danger, psychopath, murder, manipulation, mystery, rivalry, dishonesty, security guard, police, obsession, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Killing Game (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eve Duncan is contacted, 10 years after the disappearance and murder of her 7-year-old daughter Bonnie, by a man claiming to be her killer. Taunted by his clues about Bonnie's case and his threats to kill again, she throws herself into her ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, crimes, track down, haunted by the past, deadly, mystery, murder, danger, death, riddles and clues, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Her Perfect Spouse (2004)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A woman discovers her new husband wants to keep her all to himself.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: woman in danger, psychopath, deadly, delusion, hidden identity, captivity, couple relations, mentally unstable, dishonesty, husband wife relationship, possessiveness, domestic disturbance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
A Mother's Nightmare (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A seductive teen becomes vindictive when her boyfriend tries to end the relationship.
Style: tense, serious, suspense, captivating, realistic
Plot: mental illness, dangerous attraction, obsession, teenage life, psychopath, manipulation, manipulations, false accusation, single parent, danger, youth, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Girl He Met Online (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A man's relationship with a bipolar woman becomes dangerous.
Style: serious, tense, psychological, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: bipolar disorder, losing-it hero, couples, dangerous attraction, mental illness, mentally unstable, jealousy, online dating, murder, obsession, crimes, down on your luck
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
A Sister's Secret (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Katherine (Alexandra Paul) finds out her father's company is about to close the paper mill they own in her hometown in rural Pennsylvania, she comes up with a plan to save it. Needing the approval of the city council, she goes back and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Plot: homecoming, murder, dishonesty, betrayal, deadly, workplace, family relations, parents and children, family business, vengeance, mother daughter relationship, boss and employee ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Love Thy Neighbor (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Plagued by flashbacks of a violent home invasion, Laura Benson is on the brink of a nervous breakdown. Looking for a fresh start, she and her husband sell their house and relocate to a seemingly idyllic gated community. But, little do the Bensons ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: stalking, psychopath, haunted by the past, obsession, family in danger, mind game, amateur detective, crimes, mentally unstable, rivalry, deadly, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Crush (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Julian is perfectly happy in his relationship with the pretty blond Clare. That is, until he meets Anna, a dark-haired, bikini-clad beauty who he encounters while he is house-sitting. Passion reigns in their relationship, and soon Julian learns that ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dangerous attraction, obsession, mysterious character, teenage life, femme fatale, dishonesty, crimes, deadly, danger, stalking, power relations, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
A Private Affair (2002)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Divorced private detective Francois Maneri is assigned by his agency to investigate the disappearance of Rachel, a young student who has been missing for six months. After interviewing Rachel's family, friends and classmates, Francois is ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: missing person, investigation, dishonesty, obsession, mystery, deadly, crimes, murder, search, private detective, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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I'll Be Seeing You (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A woman finds out she has a half sister when he father disappears and her half sister turns up dead.
Style: rough, suspenseful, psychological, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: uncover truth, haunted by the past, mistaken identity, deadly, crimes, dishonesty, danger, life is a bitch, mystery, riddles and clues, missing person, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Cause of Death (2001)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A deputy-district attorney, assigned to investigate the murder of the mayor's cousin, finds himself falling for the victim's wife.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, political corruption, dangerous attraction, love affair, who done it, dishonesty, rivalry, law enforcement, danger, femme fatale, murder investigation, trial ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Someone Is Watching (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Cory is a young boy who has just moved into a new house with his mom. He develops a relationship with an "imaginary" friend who lives in his closet. No one believes him until people start dying violently and the "imaginary" ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, enigmatic, realistic ...
Plot: mentally unstable, danger, stalking, parents and children, voyeurism, imaginary friend, mysterious character, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, trenchcoat, closet ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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The Perfect Student (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A criminology professor becomes a target herself when she tries to establish the innocence of her star student in a murder.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, psychological, mind bending ...
Plot: college life, crimes, murder, deception, police, seduction, courtroom, investigation, danger, amateur detective, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Seduced by Lies (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Brad Sterling arrives by yacht as a handsome dream prince, and the discrete favorite nephew and brilliant investor of his tycoon uncle Wade. Charles Colton's ingrate heiress Laura eagerly dates him and puts him in the guest-house, partially as ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: mystery, couples, danger, crimes, stalking, jealousy, hit and run, sex scene, intrigue, manipulative person, manipulation, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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51%
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Rear Window (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Modern remake of Rear Window in which the lead character is paralyzed and lives in a high-tech home filled with assistive technology.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, voyeur, investigation, who done it, uncover truth, psychopath, mind game, crimes, manipulation, amateur detective, manipulations, mystery ...
Time: 90s
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Stereo (2014)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Erik has is own motorbike workshop in a sleepy little town. He may have the telling word ‘scoundrel’ tattooed onto his lower arm but he nonetheless creates an impression of a well-behaved average Joe. His relationship with his girlfriend Julia ...
Style: psychological, surreal, suspenseful, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: danger, obsession, haunted by the past, mysterious character, stalking, introspection, disorder, losing-it hero, imaginary character, unfulfillment, small town, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Winter Lily (2000)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In a remote part of New England, Clive arrives at Memory Lane, a rustic bed&breakfast. After being welcomed by the charming hostess, Agatha, he soon discovers a diary filled with mystery about the hostess' daughter, Lily. His natural ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: mystery, mind game, obsession, survival, riddles and clues, captivity, missing person, isolation, danger, stalking, confined, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new hampshire
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51%
Alone with Her (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The harrowing story of a disturbed young man's attempts to win the affections of an unsuspecting young woman. When Doug first sees Amy, he instantly falls for her and begins to watch her every move, going so far as to set up spy cameras in her ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, sexual dysfunction, hidden camera, murder, strangulation, stalker, stalking, danger, crimes, voyeurism, woman in danger, mentally unstable ...
Time: contemporary
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Ties That Bind (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hope finds herself leaving the comfort of her suburban life for New York City in order to settle the affairs of her best friend Rachel who has just been murdered. Little does she know that she is being sucked into a vortex of intrigue, where nothing ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: murder, investigation, intrigue, danger, mystery, rivalry, crimes, amateur detective, criminal, woman in danger, deadly, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Inju: The Beast in the Shadow (2008)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The writer and college professor, Alexandre Fayard, researches and gives lectures about the gruesome literary work of the mysterious Japanese writer Shundei Oe, considered by him to be the master of manipulation.
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: mystery, dishonesty, stalking, crimes, danger, lifestyle, deadly, mind game, uninhibited rivalry, obsession, geisha, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Malice Aforethought (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Dr. Edmund Bickleigh is married to a particularly overbearing woman who reminds him at every turn that he is living in her house. But the good doctor has outside interests to help him cope.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: mystery, investigation, mysterious character, mind game, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, serial killer, obsession, couple relations, dangerous attraction, murder, deadly ...
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