Movies like The 4th Man

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The 4th Man (1983)
 7.3
 6K
The 4th Man (1983)
Original name: De vierde man
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An alcoholic writer begins having visions apparently warning him of impending danger. After he delivers a lecture, he begins an affair with a woman from the audience. The visions intensify, however, and begin to threaten his relationship with the woman, since it may be her the visions are warning against.
Style: erotic, dark humor, surreal, atmospheric, serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: spider, nightmare, danger, small town, femme fatale, mentally unstable, catholicism, alcohol, manipulations, mind game, mystery, obsession, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, haunted by the past, murder, who done it, crimes, deadly, couples, gays and lesbians, writer's life, alcohol abuse, small town life, psychopath ...
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to The 4th Man

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, sexual and realistic films with plots about crimes, couples, deadly, murder, dishonesty, dangerous attraction and danger mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like The 4th Man: Basic Instinct (1992), In the Cold of the Night (1990), Basic Instinct 2 (2006), The Mystery of Rampo (1994), Woman of Desire (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.9
 151K
Basic Instinct (1992)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA, UK
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A police detective is in charge of the investigation of a brutal murder, in which a beautiful and seductive woman could be involved.
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, murder, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, passionate interest, sex addict, sexualized violence, seduction, sexual tension, hot and sexy, police investigation, sex ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
In the Cold of the Night (1990)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Scott is a fashion photographer concerned about the sudden appearance of nightmares in his nightly dreams...
Style: sexual, erotic, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: strong sexual content, photographer, nightmare, dream, murder, amateur detective, drugs/alcohol, femme fatale, mysterious character, betrayal, stalking, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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: sexual, erotic, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, sex, legs, jacuzzi, murder, mind game, verbal byplay, crime, strong sexual content, investigation, manipulations, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, scotland yard, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Mystery of Rampo (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Edogawa Rampo is a writer whose latest work is censored by the government, deemed too disturbing and injurious to the public to be allowed to be published. However, after burning his drafts, his publisher shows him a newspaper with an account of ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, atmospheric, sexual ...
Plot: murder, mystery, femme fatale, expressionism, writer's life, investigation, journalism, manipulations, mind game, obsession, dangerous attraction, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Woman of Desire (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A yacht captain, Jack Lynch, is accused of murdering his boss and raping the victim's wife, Christina Ford. Nothing is how it first appears. Jack seeks the help of veteran attorney Walter J. Hill to help prove his innocence.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, sexual, tense ...
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, femme fatale, yacht, twins, dedicated lawyer, mystery, island, resort, sex, protagonist as suspect, legal action ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 ⇓
73%
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 ⇓
67%
 4.1
 660
Dead Sexy (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A female detective gets involved with a murder suspect in a series of serial killings.
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: femme fatale, woman in danger, serial killer, murder, prostitute, protagonist as suspect, crime, sex, witnessing a crime, mystery, manipulations, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 6.8
 14K
Borgman (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Borgman is the central character of this dark, malevolent fable. Is he a dream or a demon, a twisted allegory or an all-too-real embodiment of our fears? Borgman is a sinister arrival in the sealed-off streets of modern suburbia. His presence ...
Style: psychological, serious, surreal, dark humor, disturbing ...
Plot: mysterious character, dishonesty, family relations, bedtime story, dog, nightmare, poisoning, hidden identity, suburbs, mystery, domestic disturbance, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In the questionable town of Deer Meadow, Washington, FBI Agent Desmond inexplicably disappears while hunting for the man who murdered a teen girl. The killer is never apprehended, and, after experiencing dark visions and supernatural encounters, ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, disturbing, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: investigation, small town, murder, diary, haunted by the past, small town life, angel, seduction, mind game, sexual abuse, danger, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1989
Place: washington state, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.6
 4K
The In Crowd (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A mentally disturbed young woman takes a job at a posh country club and falls in with a clique of wealthy college kids where she's taken under the wing of the clique's twisted leader, who harbors some dark secrets too terrifying to tell.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, femme fatale, college, obsession, mind game, innocence lost, dangerous attraction, looking for sex, teenage love, student life, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.4
 2K
Mercy (2000)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Detective Catherine Palmer (Ellen Barkin) is on the trail of an elusive serial killer. During her investigation she meets Vickie Kittrie (Peta Wilson), who belongs to an exclusive club of women who engage in secret sessions of bondage and ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, sexual, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, gays and lesbians, serial killer, investigation, voyeurism, bondage, s&m, gory, femme fatale, protagonist as suspect, crime, mind game ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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 ⇓
55%
The Comfort of Strangers (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An Italian diplomat's son follows and seduces English lovers in Venice.
Style: erotic, sexual, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, seduction, culture clash, investigation, murder, couple relations, lover, infidelity, love triangle, deadly, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Someone Is Bleeding (1974)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: On a beach in Nice, Fran├žois meets the mysterious Peggy and falls in love with her. Following her to a villa, he meets Marc, a lawyer who has a strange relationship with the girl. Marc tells Fran├žois that Peggy is a drug addict: she kills men who ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: neo noir, murder, femme fatale, mentally unstable, police detective, addiction, resort, crimes, crime, deadly, life is a bitch, mystery ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, riviera, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Traces of Red (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jack, a Palm Beach detective, becomes involved in a case of multiple murders. All the women can be linked to Jack in some way. Jack and his partner have no leads, but numerous suspects. The murders continue, along with anonymous letters from the ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, sexual, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, mystery, femme fatale, reluctant partners, serial killer, manipulations, crime, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, who done it, police investigation, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.8
 1K
Snapdragon (1993)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An erotic amnesiac lures a police psychologist into a world of lust and danger.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, danger, serial killer, psychologist, seduction, police, nightmare, murder, doctors and patients, sex, crime, who done it ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Unfaithful Wife: Shameful Torture (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Erotic drama set in an underground Tokyo club called The Bedroom, where the female clientele are drugged into a trance-like state and are subjected to different styles of bizarre, fetishistic sex by the male clientele.
Style: twists and turns, serious, rough, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: murder, voyeurism, strong sexual content, prostitute, manipulations, sex, experiment, obsession, dangerous attraction, sexual abuse, sexual relations, addiction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: holland, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 5.7
 774
Obsessed (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman claims she had an affair with a married neurosurgeon and stands trial for allegedly harassing him.
Style: sexual, serious, suspenseful, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: obsession, manipulations, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, mind game, prison, doctor, mental illness, infidelity, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, court ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Snake of June (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Set in an anonymous Japanese metropolis, the film tells the tale of shy career woman, Rinko and Shigehiko, her hygiene-obsessed, workaholic husband. The couple explore their sexuality in a number of ways, causing their lives to be disrupted.
Style: erotic, atmospheric, serious, surreal, realistic ...
Plot: stalking, sexual relations, mystery, couples, power relations, mind game, couple relations, doctors and patients, crimes, love and romance, sex aid, cancer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, europe, venice, italy, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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 ⇓
48%
No Strings Attached (1997)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A renowned journalist becomes a suspect in a series of murders after he becomes intimately involved with a mysterious woman. In an attempt to clear his name, he tries to find a connection between his lover and the increasing number of dead bodies.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: femme fatale, journalist, seduction, sexual fantasy, mysterious character, journalism, manipulations, mystery, obsession, dangerous attraction, doctors and patients, voyeurism ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Killing Me Softly (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman grows suspicious of her controlling husband after she discovers secrets about the women in his past.
Style: sexual, suspenseful, sexy, erotic, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: obsession, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, love affair, sex, mystery, fall in love, danger, sexuality, romance, love, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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 ⇓
46%
 4.3
 365
Extramarital (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An aspiring writer gets involved in the investigation of her best friend after she is killed while having an affair.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, sexual, tense
Plot: investigation, journalism, infidelity, murder, protagonist as suspect, manipulations, mystery, dangerous attraction, love affair, love triangle, sexual relations, who done it ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Animal Instincts (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cop and his sexually frustrated wife are struggling to keep their failing marriage intact, when by chance he finds that he is at heart a voyeuristic peeping tom. To satisfy him, his wife has numerous affairs, which her husband watches on ...
Style: erotic, sexual, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: femme fatale, cuckold, erotic thriller, infidelity, voyeurism, prostitute, sexual abuse, crumbling marriage, manipulations, crime, switching roles, obsession ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.7
 33K
The Tenant (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A quiet and inconspicuous man (Trelkovsky) rents an apartment in France where the previous tenant committed suicide, and begins to suspect his landlord and neighbors are trying to subtly change him into the last tenant so that he too will kill ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, surreal, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: suicide, obsession, ghost, identity, mystery, mental illness, mentally unstable, supernatural, lodger, neighbor, psychopath, split personality ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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 ⇓
41%
 5.6
 2K
Siesta (1987)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Claire (an American) wakes up in a terrible state at the end of a runway in Spain. As she tries to account for her state (blood-soaked and bruised), she has flashbacks from the past few days. She thinks she's killed someone, but isn't ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, sexual, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: stalking, murder, mystery, mysterious character, protagonist as suspect, threesome, airport, manipulations, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 571
Suite 16 (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After an argument and fight with a wealthy one night stand in a posh hotel, young hustler Chris finds himself trapped inside. With nowhere to go and the cops closing in on the hotel fast, he wanders into "Suite 16" in a fit of despair. ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: hotel, femme fatale, strong sexual content, mysterious character, witnessing a crime, manipulations, obsession, dangerous attraction, sexual abuse, sexual relations, murder, voyeurism ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%