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A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story (1992)
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A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After sixteen years of marriage and four children, Betty Broderick's high-powered attorney husband decides to leave her for a younger woman with whom he's been having an affair. Hurt by his betrayal and feeling helpless against his legal expertise, Betty begins a campaign of vandalism and verbal assault. Her rage consumes her and ultimately leads to a terrible and violent act.
Style: tense, serious, biting, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, crimes, vengeance, betrayal, crime, life is a bitch, infidelity, battle of the sexes, legal, family problems, society, couples, dishonesty, suburban life, deadly, crumbling marriage, rivalry, social decay, unfulfillment, suburbs, lawyer, divorce, adultery, revenge, extramarital affair
Time: 90s
Place: san diego california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about crimes, deadly, dishonesty, murder, couples, infidelity and crime mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story: A Table for One (1999), The Perfect Wife (2001), My Stepson, My Lover (1997), Lured Innocence (2000), Baby Monitor: Sound of Fear (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Seduced by Madness: The Diane Borchardt Story (1996)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: True crime story of a Wisconsin teacher's aide who hired teenaged students to murder her estranged husband.
Style: psychological, sexual, gloomy, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, investigation, mentally unstable, youth, rivalry, mind game, infidelity, legal, couples, power relations, protagonist as suspect, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: wisconsin, usa
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A Table for One (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A wife, her two-timing husband and a flirting neighbor are unpredictable competitors in a warped game that turns into a life-or-death affair.
Style: sexual, psychological, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: mind game, murder, infidelity, love triangle, vengeance, obsession, rivalry, dishonesty, love affair, crumbling marriage, love and romance, crimes ...
Time: 90s
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The Perfect Wife (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Leah's brother dies in a car accident, she vows revenge on the doc who failed to save him.
Style: psychological, tense, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, revenge, vengeance, couples, dishonesty, deadly, family problems, death in the family, femme fatale, crimes, dealing with death, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
My Stepson, My Lover (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A kind nurse finds herself embroiled in a tense and potentially deadly family affair when she falls for the son of her ruthless new husband.
Style: sexual, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, dishonesty, battle of the sexes, unfulfillment, parents and children, romance, crumbling marriage, crimes, love and romance, family relations, legal action, hotel ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, small town life, dedicated lawyer, who done it, power relations, crime, couple relations, crimes, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, couples, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: psychological, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: nanny, infidelity, murder, family problems, deadly, criminal heroes, crumbling marriage, family relations, babies and infants, crimes, rivalry, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Babysitter's Seduction (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The mother of the family for which Michelle baby-sits dies unexpectedly. Michelle is asked to take over looking after the children and is gradually "seduced" by the father.
Style: psychological, tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, high school, sex, violence, couples, love affair, dishonesty, deadly, woman in danger, danger, dangerous attraction, crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Buried Alive II (1997)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman inherits a fortune, causing her husband and his lover to plot her demise by poisoning her. The only trouble is it only places her in a deep coma that resembles death. When an accident occurs in the embalmer's office he doesn't ...
Style: psychological, tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: deadly, dishonesty, betrayal, murder, vengeance, infidelity, love triangle, couples, rivalry, crimes, love and romance, crime ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: psychological, realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, injury, mentally unstable, mind game, stalking, family in danger, danger, obsession, murder, dysfunctional family, couples, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Billionaire Boys Club (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The Billionaire Boys Club is based on the true story of Joe Hunt (Nelson), a shady investor who built an empire on B.S back in the early 80s. Known as the BBC, the story involves a couple of guys recruited into Hunt's company on the promise of ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, criminal heroes, corporate crimes, legal investigation, rise and fall, kidnapping, legal, betrayal, ambition, crime, blind ambition, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Colony (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thriller about a man who, along with his family, moves from a crime-ridden inner city suburb to a self-proclaimed violence-free haven overseen by a godlike businessman. However, they soon discover that life in The Colony is much more sinister than ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic
Plot: murder, family relations, family life, suburbs, deadly, suburban life, crimes, society, psychopath, overalls, privacy, secret ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, crimes, life is a bitch, protagonist as suspect, computers and web, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation, uncover truth, who done it, law enforcement, political conspiracy, prison ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 2.9
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Inner Sanctum (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman attempts suicide when she suspects her husband doesn't love her and is having an affair. Now she's wheelchair-bound, and her husband, who indeed doesn't love her and is having an affair, hires a private nurse to look after his ...
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, serious
Plot: love triangle, murder, betrayal, obsession, crime, disability, rivalry, infidelity, dishonesty, strong sexual content, woman in danger, intrigue ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Iron Maze (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In Corinth, a dying town 15 miles from Pittsburg: One evening, a Japanese businessman, who wanted to tear down the closed iron mills to build an amusement park, is found half dead in his mill. Bellboy Barry admits to have done it - in self defense. ...
Style: mind bending, psychological, sexual, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, deadly, love affair, dishonesty, track down, couples, police investigation, unemployment, law enforcement, obsession, murder, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 480
Cover (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When someone is murdered on New Year's Eve, the prime suspect is Valerie Maas, a church-going home-maker whose life unravels when she discovers that her husband of many years has been leading a double life. Her strength of character and faith ...
Style: mind bending, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: church, murder, support group, righting the wronged, unsupportive spouse, crumbling marriage, love and romance, gays and lesbians, crimes, life is a bitch, womanizer, investigation ...
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Place: atlanta georgia
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Tick Tock (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: sexy, sexual, mind bending, realistic, erotic ...
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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An Unfinished Affair (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a man ends a regretful love affair that occurred during his wife's illness, his mistress plots revenge by targeting his family's most treasured possessions, a priceless painting and his son.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love and romance, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, rivalry, power relations, terminal illness, couples, love affair, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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Cold Heaven (1991)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: mind bending, sexual, psychological, realistic, tense ...
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Laws of Deception (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A law student is seduced by a beautiful woman he doesn't know, and after a one night stand with her, his roommate warns him to be careful because he suspects she may have other motives. Years later, she returns and hires him as her lawyer to ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: murder, lawyer, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, crime, protagonist as suspect, life is a bitch, witnessing a crime, crimes, law enforcement, investigation, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Eye of the Stranger (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A stranger comes into town and causes a stir when he stands up for the townfolk, in the face of the intimidation tactics from Mayor Howard Baines. The scheming mayor wants to buy up all the local properties, and has hired two thugs to help ...
Style: rough, serious, bleak, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, contests and competitions, life is a bitch, tough heroes, law enforcement, terrorism, infidelity, vengeance, legal, small town, wrongfully committed, mystery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 502
Loved (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After a husband is accused of droving his third wife to suicide, his first wife Hedda, a troubled woman who can't hate or hurt others even if they had wronged her, is subpoenaed to testify on his abusive behavior during their marriage.
Style: disturbing, gloomy, psychological, thought provoking, realistic ...
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Color of Justice (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Four young black men kill a white woman, the D.A. is very cautious in how to proceed...
Style: rough, psychological, thought provoking, tense, serious ...
Plot: murder, racism, crime, dedicated lawyer, law enforcement, courtroom drama, hotshot lawyer, dishonesty, legal investigation, interracial relations, legal action, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Dead in the Water (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Charlie Deegan has almost everything he has ever wanted. He has an important law practice, a beautiful secretary as his lover, and the chance to be appointed to the high court. The only thing wrong with this is that his shrewish wife Olivia, whose ...
Style: mind bending, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, love triangle, legal investigation, protagonist as suspect, who done it, crimes, crime, life is a bitch, love and romance, dedicated lawyer, mystery, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 292
Linda (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two couples, friends for a long time, decide to go away together. Things soon take a turn for the worse when Linda and Jeff spend far too much time together instead of with their respective spouses, Paul and Stella. - From IMDB
Style: gloomy, cynical, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: infidelity, neo noir, false accusation, murder, couples, protagonist as suspect, love and romance, couple relations, crimes, crime, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: realistic, psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful
Plot: stalking, suburbs, family problems, social decay, dishonesty, deadly, mind game, amateur detective, rivalry, woman in danger, family in danger, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Killing in a Small Town (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The gory ax-murder of one mousy, suburban Texas housewife by another is nearly as shocking as the excuse offered by the bespectacled defendant's attorney: self-defense. Could it be so?
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, self defense, deadly, small town life, dishonesty, couples, love affair, crimes of passion, law enforcement, legal, infidelity, false accusation ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.4
 118
Paris by Night (1988)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Clara Bell is a busy Euro MP with a husband and child at home and a high powered career - but on a trip to Paris her ordered existence is overturned by a murder and a chance encounter.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, biting, tense
Plot: politics, crumbling marriage, crime, crimes, manipulations, love and romance, unlikely criminals, life turned upside down, couple relations, infidelity, legal, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
 2K
Final Cut (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of friends gather for a wake, and are shown a video shot by Jude (Jude Law) and starring them before he dies. Things go rapidly downhill.
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, clever, cynical ...
Plot: murder, friends, crimes, dishonesty, infidelity, violence, greed, investigation, danger, mother daughter relationship, vengeance, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 472
Darkness Falls (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With his pregnant wife at death's door after a car crash, desperate husband John Barrett invades the home of Mark Driscoll and his rich, neglected wife Sally. He holds the couple hostage in order to understand the events that led to his wife ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, captivity, danger, confined, hostages, dangerous animal, crimes, rivalry, haunted by the past, estate, deadly, family problems ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%