Movies like Woman of Desire

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Woman of Desire (1994)
 4.1
 478
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: serious, suspenseful, erotic, tense, realistic, sexual
Plot: murder, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, courtroom drama, twins, investigation, legal investigation, frame up, who done it, dishonesty, false accusation, crimes, resort, legal, danger, law enforcement, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect, police detective, yacht, island, legal action, manipulations, couples, isolation ...
Time: 90s

Most similar movies to Woman of Desire

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about crimes, murder, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, crime and couples mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Woman of Desire: Extramarital (1998), Consenting Adults (1992), Sketch Artist (1992), When Justice Fails (1999), Double Jeopardy (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: sexual, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: investigation, journalism, infidelity, murder, mysterious character, sexual relations, love affair, protagonist as suspect, dangerous attraction, crimes, love triangle, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Consenting Adults (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Richard and Priscilla Parker are an ordinary suburban couple whose lives are invaded and rocked by their hedonistic, secretive new neighbors, Eddy and Kay Otis.
Style: suspenseful, sexy, psychological, tense, serious ...
Plot: mate swapping, wife swapping, murder, betrayal, investigation, frame up, crime, dishonesty, manipulations, protagonist as suspect, deadly, adultery ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sketch Artist (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A sketch artist for the police helps a witness recall who she saw leaving the scene of a murder, and discovers that the person is his wife. Not willing to believe she was responsible, he resketches the pictures so they don't look like her, and ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, tense
Plot: sketch artist, investigation, false accusation, murder, mystery, crimes, police detective, deadly, law enforcement, legal, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
When Justice Fails (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, sexual
Plot: murder, crimes, gays and lesbians, crime, mute or deaf, mystery, romance, fall in love, dangerous attraction, danger, obsession, police detective ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Double Jeopardy (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jack Hart lives with his lawyer wife and yound daughter and enjoys a wonderful life. Jack's old girlfriend, Lisa, comes into town and they have an affair. Lisa kills her current boyfriend in self-defense and Jack witnesses the whole thing. Lisa ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: femme fatale, investigation, murder, betrayal, manipulations, love and romance, legal investigation, protagonist as suspect, power relations, legal, courtroom drama, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.9
 159K
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: sexy, erotic, sexual, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, murder, sex addict, passionate interest, hot and sexy, sexual relations, sexual tension, dangerous attraction, sex, obsession, seduction, sexualized violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Body of Evidence (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sizzingly sexy Madonna leads a star-filled cast in this erotic thriller as a woman accused of killing a wealthy, elderly man through her insatiable sexual prowess.
Style: erotic, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, crime, seduction, infidelity, femme fatale, sex, dedicated lawyer, dishonesty, power relations, protagonist as suspect, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Without Evidence (1995)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: It is based on the true story of Michael Francke, who was the Head of Corrections for the state of Oregon before being murdered. Just before his murder, Francke visits his brother and informs him of a drug ring involving his prison colleagues. When ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: murder, heroes, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, life is a bitch, crime, legal investigation, rivalry, false accusation, courtroom, legal, prison ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 6.5
 12K
Jagged Edge (1985)
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: tense, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: murder, courtroom, lawyer, mystery, crime, danger, legal, court, courtroom drama, heiress, beach house, surveillance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.2
 220
Her Fatal Flaw (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: If you think your dating life is hard, check out what happens to poor Laney! Talk about a love hangover: The nice guy this prominent attorney spent last night with winds up being the main suspect in the brutal murder of a Chicago city councilman. If ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: uncover truth, woman in danger, police detective, manipulations, mystery, murder, legal investigation, courtroom drama, legal, dishonesty, danger, courtroom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Mighty Quinn (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Police chief Xavier Quinn investigates the gruesome murder of Donald Pater, one of the wealthiest residents on a Caribbean island. He was found decapitated in his Jacuzzi. Although the local political establishment, especially crooked Governor ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense ...
Plot: murder, whodunit, mystery, police investigation, crimes, partners against crime, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty, false accusation, amateur detective, frame up ...
Time: 80s
Place: jamaica, west indies, caribbean, new jersey, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.0
 91
Naked Lie (1989)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: They are the perfect, and politically correct, couple. He is a judge, she is a high profile attorney. When she takes on a sensational murder case, the trail leads right to her own front door.
Style: realistic, sexual, sexy, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: murder, prostitute, courtroom drama, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation, life is a bitch, love and romance, crimes, danger, deadly, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Illegal in Blue (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A cop taking personal leave after he witnesses money stolen from the police property room becomes involved with a beautiful singer who may have killed her husband.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dangerous attraction, fall in love, uncover truth, who done it, police corruption, police investigation, femme fatale, false accusation, murder, crimes, protagonist as suspect, workplace situations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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: psychological, rough, serious, erotic, sexual ...
Plot: murder, investigation, serial killer, bondage, voyeurism, mind game, femme fatale, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, deadly, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.5
 450
Backfire (1987)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mara McAndrew's marriage is falling apart. Her husband, Donnie, a Vietnam veteran, suffers troubling flashbacks about the war, leaving him unresponsive to her needs. Mara wants out, but she also wants Donnie's money. When Mara meets a ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Plot: murder, cheating wife, inheritance, family problems, crime, couple relations, infidelity, dangerous attraction, unsupportive spouse, crimes, manipulations, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, gloomy, sexy, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: murder, crimes, protagonist as suspect, cons and scams, manipulations, dangerous attraction, mind game, serial killer, sexual relations, mystery, who done it, legal investigation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: small town life, infidelity, crime, who done it, couple relations, investigation, deadly, couples, family problems, obsession, murder, extramarital affair ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
He Died with His Eyes Open (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: On Ne Meurt Que Deux Fois, a French murder mystery based upon a novel of the same name, is an unusual, involving film with excellent performances by its entire cast. Police Inspector Staniland (Michel Serrault) is investigating the death of a ...
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, neo noir, mystery, crime, who done it, investigation, couples, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, female full frontal nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: rough, serious, mind bending, suspenseful, cynical ...
Plot: murder, crimes, crime, who done it, reluctant partners, manipulations, dangerous attraction, riddles and clues, sexual relations, police investigation, police detective, serial killer ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Saudi Arabia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Remake of a 1956 Fritz Lang film in which a novelist's investigation of a dirty district attorney leads to a setup within the courtroom.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: courtroom drama, murder, courtroom, crimes, uncover truth, who done it, fighting the system, legal, injustice, danger, dedicated lawyer, frame up ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 548
Mistrial (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a cop-killer goes free, a detective's search for personal justice veers dangerously out of control. Declaring a mistrial, he takes the accused, the judge and the jury hostage...and begins a trial of his own.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, psychological, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, injustice, murder, law enforcement, legal investigation, crimes, hotshot lawyer, false accusation, legal, police corruption, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Portraits of a Killer (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An attorney takes the lawyer/client relationship too seriously. She ends up falling for her client, a very charming photographer who has been charged with a multiple murder. She wants to believe he is innocent but she cannot deny her suspicions.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, dedicated lawyer, who done it, fall in love, crimes, legal investigation, dangerous attraction, couples, strong sexual content, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.0
 573
Tick Tock (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stunning trophy wife Rachel Avery is stuck in a cold, loveless marriage with her millionaire husband, Holden. So when Holden goes away on a trip, Rachel hooks up with her close friend Carla, and the two hatch a plan to murder Holden and collect on ...
Style: erotic, rough, serious, mind bending, tense ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, betrayal, sex, blackmail, legal, dishonesty, couples, deadly, law enforcement, infidelity, power relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Wild Things: Diamonds in the Rough (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Once again set in the oceanfront Florida city of Blue Bay, "Wild Things 3" tells the tale of snobby rich girl Marie Clifton. Although she lives the life of luxury, Marie's distraught over her stepfather not giving her a pair of ...
Style: sexy, surprise ending, suspenseful, serious, erotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: threesome, rape accusation, murder, cons and scams, manipulations, investigation, frame up, dangerous attraction, teenage life, sexual relations, parole officer, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 1K
Storyville (1992)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: While investigating his own blackmailing, a young politician uncovers his family's deep secrets.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, serious, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: murder, frame up, blackmail, politician, campaign, intrigue, false accusation, manipulations, politics, dishonesty, crimes, political conspiracy ...
Time: 90s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.3
 516
Exit in Red (1996)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ed Altman is a psychiatrist who relocates to Palm Springs, Calif., in order to avoid a lawsuit. However, he happens to wander directly into more trouble when he begins an affair with the rich and beautiful Ally Mercer (Annabel Schofield), who has ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, stylized ...
Plot: murder, extramarital affair, psychiatrist, love affair, power relations, betrayal, sexuality, dangerous attraction, manipulations, dishonesty, femme fatale, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, sexual, sexy, erotic, tense ...
Plot: protagonist as suspect, serial killer, female protagonist, sex, psychiatrist, erotic thriller, investigation, dishonesty, power relations, betrayal, crime, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.7
 510
Escape Clause (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man finds out that his wife has paid $10,000 to have him killed. Then both the would-be killer and the wife turn up dead ...
Style: rough, mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, murder, insurance, police detective, hitman, mystery, crimes, crime, couples, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.2
 677
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: erotic, sexy, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, prostitute, woman in danger, femme fatale, law enforcement, deadly, couples, witnessing a crime, who done it, dishonesty, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.6
 4K
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, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, voyeur, investigation, psychopath, mind game, uncover truth, crimes, who done it, disability, dangerous attraction, mystery, manipulations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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