Movies like Wicked

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Wicked (1998)
 5.3
 3K
Wicked (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A cul-de-sac in an oppressive suburb becomes a literal dead end for wife and mother Karen Christianson (Chelsea Field) when she is brutally murdered in her own home. In the wake of the event, Karen's teenage daughter Ellie (Julia Stiles) begins to exhibit bizarre behaviors as she slowly acquires her mother's demeanor and mannerisms. Meanwhile, Karen's husband, Ben (William R. Moses), nurtures a less-than-innocent interest in the family's sultry live-in nanny, Lena (Louise Myrback).
Style: psychological, clever, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending, cult film
Plot: father daughter incest, incest, nanny, murder, golf, dysfunctional family, infidelity, suburbs, satire, police investigation, death, jealousy, serial killer, psychopath, dark humor, obsession, youth, crimes, family relations, parents and children, couples, teenage life, family problems, mind game, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to Wicked

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and psychological films with plots about deadly, crimes, murder, couples, psychopath, danger and mind game mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Wicked: Poison Ivy (1992), The Quiet (2005), Mother's Boys (1993), Mercy (2000), Poison (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.4
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Poison Ivy (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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, serious, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: femme fatale, older man younger woman relationship, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, infidelity, adultery, teenage life, betrayal, manipulation, destructive relationship, high school, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 17K
The Quiet (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After her widowed father dies, deaf teenager Dot moves in with her godparents, Olivia and Paul Deer. The Deers' daughter, Nina, is openly hostile to Dot, but that does not prevent her from telling her secrets to her silent stepsister, including ...
Style: psychological, rough, twists and turns, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: incest, incestuous relationship, father daughter incest, murder, teenage girl, mute or deaf, orphan, crimes, godparent, society, mind game, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, tense, realistic, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, mentally unstable, family problems, dysfunctional family, family in danger, obsession, family life, infidelity, hidden identity, stalking, murder, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 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: erotic, psychological, serious, rough, sexy ...
Plot: lesbianism, murder, serial killer, voyeurism, investigation, s&m, mind game, bondage, femme fatale, crimes, mystery, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 3.8
 364
Poison (2000)
Genre: Thriller, Mystery
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Traci is a devious teenage girl who befriends and kills anyone who comes between her and her mother, Dana, a failed movie actress who lies for and protects Traci.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, obsession, family relations, mystery, crimes, youth, mind game, parents and children, teenage life, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Baby Monitor: Sound of Fear (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A neglectful mother overhears her husband on the telephone at their workplace talking with their babysitter. She discovers they are having an affair and are going to have a baby. She concocts an evil plan to win back her husband and remove the girl ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, nanny, vengeance, family in danger, babies and infants, crimes, criminal heroes, crumbling marriage, rivalry, dishonesty, family problems ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.2
 827
Hangman (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Death by noose. A nasty way to die if you're not dropped from a length, but instead just had the support kicked from beneath you. A series of murders like this is taking place, linked to a net-based game of 'Hangman', the words of ...
Style: mind bending, psychological, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, police investigation, mysterious character, mind game, serial killer, psychopath, police detective, false accusation, dangerous attraction, mystery, track down, frame up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.2
 1K
Impact Point (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Pro Beach Volleyball star, Kelly Reyes, faces challenges everyday, fierce competitors, the press, but nothing could prepare her for him.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, murder, rivalry, stalking, psychopath, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, obsession, mind game, serial killer, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Friend of the Family II (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Alex decides to have an affair with a woman named Linda while he is on business in New Orleans. When he returns home to his wife and child, he is surprised to find that his wife has hired the off-kilter homewrecker as a nanny to their baby. Alex ...
Style: erotic, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: nanny, infidelity, family problems, couples, psychopath, manipulation, femme fatale, dishonesty, betrayal, strong sexual content, power relations, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Benefit of the Doubt (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Twenty two years earlier, Karen helped convict her father, Frank, for the murder of her mother. With his new freedom, thanks to parole, Frank returns home to seek revenge. Having always pleaded his innocence, Frank soon works his way back into ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, chase, psychopath, family relations, couples, vengeance, prison, woman in danger, parents and children, couple relations, homecoming, false accusation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.2
 1K
The Ex (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In order to get her husband back, an architect's psycho ex-wife kills everybody she can get her hands on.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, bleak, scary
Plot: psychopath, family in danger, murder, vengeance, obsession, crimes, family life, manipulation, architect, woman in danger, parents and children, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.4
 1K
Tempted (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Australia, France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A wealthy man married to a beautiful younger woman puts her fidelity to the test.
Style: tense, sexy, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: infidelity, femme fatale, betrayal, dangerous attraction, mind game, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, manipulation, vengeance, love affair, obsession ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Rich Man's Wife (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A rich man's wife finds she has a bad prenuptial agreement with an even worse husband. Over drinks with a stranger, she fantasizes about doing her husband in to void the prenupt. The stranger decides to turn her imagination into reality much to ...
Style: tense, scary, non-linear, realistic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: murder, police investigation, vengeance, couples, manipulation, false accusation, dangerous attraction, crimes, crumbling marriage, crime gone awry, mind game, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, london, australia, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 3.9
 816
Shelter Island (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Ally Sheedy is a retired golfer turned motivational speaker. Patsy Kensit plays her lover and also works with her. There is another girl as well. There are some difficulties at work, a New York firm. So Ally decides she's going to go away for ...
Style: serious, tense, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: crimes, island, mind game, couples, obsession, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, mysterious character, stalking, isolation, murder, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Hider in the House (1989)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A deranged man hides in the attic of a new house and becomes obsessed with the unsuspecting family that moves in.
Style: psychological, serious, slasher, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: stalking, infidelity, attic, voyeurism, mental illness, crimes, serial killer, mind game, mentally unstable, who done it, woman in danger, family life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 4.0
 449
Choke (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry, an uptight businessman who sometimes acts with questionable ethics, nevertheless rejects Ron, a scam artist who wants a partner. Ron won't let up and finds a lever to blackmail Henry, whose daughter Gina has killed a pedestrian in a ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, hitman, unlikely criminals, mystery, parents and children, crimes, dishonesty, manipulation, cons and scams, blackmail, hit and run, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
You Belong to Me (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Jeffrey has met the man of this dreams, hunky Frenchman René, he impulsively moves into the same building. The move backfires as Remé becomes cold and distant. Landlady Gladys lavishes attention on her new tenant.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: landlady, dangerous attraction, obsession, couples, stalking, crimes, dishonesty, mentally unstable, gay, female psychopath, kidnapping, dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.1
 827
Son of Cain (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nico Albert is a very peculiar character teenager, with exceptional intelligence and a single obsession: chess. His parents, concerned about the anomalous attitude of his son, child psychologist hired Julio Beltran. Through therapy and common hobby ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: mentally unstable, parents and children, murder, emotional manipulation, family relations, psychologist, chess, teenager, dishonesty, family in crisis, teenage life, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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 4.7
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Layover (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An airport affair of a business man turns into a nightmare when it turns out that the woman is married to a dangerous jewelry dealer.
Style: suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, suspense, tense
Plot: manipulation, dangerous attraction, infidelity, dishonesty, femme fatale, love affair, frame up, murder, airport, airplane, husband wife relationship, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Intimate Stranger (1991)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A policeman (James Russo) guards a barroom singer (Deborah Harry) whose phone-sex sideline has put a killer (Tim Thomerson) on her trail.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, neo noir
Plot: phone sex, prostitute, murder, psychopath, couples, woman in danger, obsession, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, who done it, crimes, stalking ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.8
 3K
The Barber (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eugene is a small town barber, beloved by the local community, but hiding a deadly secret. John is hunting for a serial killer not to expose him but to learn the business! They form a twisted bond and turn the town upside down as Eugene teaches John ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: obsession, murder, mind game, serial killer, crimes, small town, investigation, hairdresser, buried alive, barbershop, undercover, car wash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Perfect Tenant (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Twenty years ago Danny Summer found his father hanging from the rafters on Christmas Eve. Ever since that night he has been plotting revenge. When Brian Hartwell moves into Jessica Michael's guesthouse, she has no idea that her new tenant has a ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychological, mind bending ...
Plot: psychopath, haunted by the past, vengeance, mind game, mysterious character, split personality, parents and children, woman in danger, chase, rivalry, intrigue, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Suspended Animation (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Hollywood animator Tom (Alex McArthur) gets lost in the Michigan woods after a snowmobile ride goes wrong. He finds refuge at an isolated cabin inhabited by two sisters (Laura Esterman and Sage Allen). Initially grateful to them, Tom soon realizes ...
Style: serious, realistic, slasher, scary, rough ...
Plot: murder, obsession, survival, crimes, mind game, rescue, serial killer, woman in danger, isolation, psychopath, siblings relations, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary
Place: michigan, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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 5.0
 2K
Postmortem (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The only thing James wants is to remain away from Scotland. One day, however, he receives a fax, a printout of an unknown person's obituary. The next day, he is charged and arrested for the murder of this person.
Style: tense, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, profiler, law enforcement, crimes, mind game, writer's life, police detective, psychopath, manhunt, mortician, murder suspect ...
Time: 90s
Place: glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 4.8
 378
Hush (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A married man must deal with an obsessive former girlfriend after he moves back to his hometown.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, realistic
Plot: love triangle, murder, jealousy, psychopath, blind ambition, obsession, couples, love and romance, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 4.0
 548
Playing House (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In this taut thriller, newlyweds Jen and Mitch find that three's company and four's a crowd when they ask their friend Danny to move in with them to share expenses. But a sweet situation turns sour when Danny invites a new person into the ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: infidelity, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, manipulation, obsession, couple relations, crimes, couples, friends, power relations, uninvited guest, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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: serious, psychological, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: crimes, small town life, infidelity, obsession, investigation, family problems, who done it, couple relations, couples, murder, extramarital affair, journalism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Crime + Punishment in Suburbia (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is a contemporary fable loosely based on Fyodor Dostoyevsky's "Crime and Punishment". Roseanne is outwardly a perfect and popular teen. However, her image is hiding the abuse at her stepfather's hands, and she decides to ...
Style: disturbing, serious, psychological, clever, cynical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: murder, high school, dysfunctional family, suburbs, americana, guilt, rape, court, crime and punishment, obsession, youth, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: serial killer, family problems, psychopath, police investigation, dealing with death, crimes, life is a bitch, rivalry, protagonist as suspect, mind game, golden years, investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 6.0
 620
The Collector (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Une policière, Maud Graham, suit un tueur en série qui agresse des femmes. En même temps, elle héberge un jeune prostitué et un fugueur de 12 ans. L'action se déroule dans la ville et capitale de la province du même nom, Québec.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, neo noir
Plot: murder, serial killer, police investigation, kidnapping, police detective, mind game, who done it, riddles and clues, crimes, law enforcement, life is a bitch, pedophilia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%