Movies like Whispers in the Dark

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Whispers in the Dark
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, she finds his help increasingly important when a female patient is murdered and it turns out that her new boyfriend was also seeing the dead woman.
Style: erotic, sexual, serious, suspenseful, realistic, gloomy, sexy, tense, psychological, suspense
Plot: amateur detective, college, mentally unstable, mystery, investigation, mind game, crime, obsession, doctors and patients, erotic thriller, sex, female protagonist, psychiatrist, crimes, danger, serial killer, dishonesty, psychopath, couples, seduction, protagonist as suspect, betrayal, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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The 4th Man
Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Netherlands
102 min.
 7.3
The Butcher
Drama, Thriller
France, Italy
93 min.
 7.6
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and psychological films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, mystery, dishonesty, danger and dangerous attraction mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Whispers in the Dark: Basic Instinct 2 (2006), Mercy (2000), Final Analysis (1992), Dead Sexy (2001), Victim of Love (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Basic Instinct 2
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.
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Mercy
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 ...
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Final Analysis
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: suspenseful, sexy, erotic, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: murder, psychiatrist, crime, neo-noir, betrayal, mystery, gangsters, femme fatale, infidelity, twists & turns, murder mystery, psychiatry ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Duration: 89 min.
Story: A female detective gets involved with a murder suspect in a series of serial killings.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
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Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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Victim of Love
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: It's a romantic triangle with a lot of heat when a psychologist (JoBeth Williams) falls in love with a widowed professor (Pierce Brosnan) who's having an affair with one of her patients (Virginia Madsen). Williams turns a dangerous page ...
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When Justice Fails
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Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A detective (Jeff Fahey) investigating the murders of two sex offenders gets involved with a beautiful district attorney (Marlee Matlin) who becomes a main suspect.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful
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Heart of Stone
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
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True Crime
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, psychological, serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, mystery, crime, police investigation, police corruption, amateur detective, mentor, obsession, teenager, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 90s
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    User:   52%
 
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Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: San Francisco heiress Page Forrester is brutally murdered in her remote beach house. Her husband Jack is devastated by the crime but soon finds himself accused of her murder. He hires lawyer Teddy Barnes to defend him, despite the fact she ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, surprise ending, twists and turns ...
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Time: 20th century, 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   70%
 
Pretty When You Cry
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   64%
 
 6.3
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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    User:   51%
 
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Fever
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending, atmospheric ...
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Time: 90s
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Woman of Desire
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Silent Fall
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
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Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Duration: 116 min.
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The In Crowd
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: suspenseful, psychological, serious, sexy, realistic ...
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Time: 90s
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Extramarital
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Duration: 91 min.
Story: An aspiring writer gets involved in the investigation of her best friend after she is killed while having an affair.
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Duration: 106 min.
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Time: 90s
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Duration: 102 min.
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Plot: femme fatale, small town, mentally unstable, manipulations, mind game, mystery, obsession, dangerous attraction, spider, nightmare, sexual relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s
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Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
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Time: 80s
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Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: suspenseful, suspense, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: mystery, murder, police investigation, vengeance, destiny, race against time, neo noir, hospital, protagonist as suspect, writer's life, college, twists & turns ...
Time: 80s
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When one of his patients is found murdered, psychiatrist Dr. Sam Rice is visited by the investigating officer but refuses to give up any information. He's then visited by the patient's mistress, Brooke Reynolds, whom he quickly falls for ...
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Time: 80s
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