Movies like The Boy Next Door

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The Boy Next Door (2015)
 4.7
 40K
The Boy Next Door (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A recently cheated on married woman falls for a younger man who has moved in next door, but their torrid affair soon takes a dangerous turn.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, sexy, serious, realistic
Plot: obsession, fatal attraction, older woman younger man relationship, stalking, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, seduction, blackmail, erotic thriller, psychopath, stalker, older woman younger man sex, obsessive love, unrequited love, neighbor, insanity, danger, sociopath, graphic violence, infidelity, high school, attempted rape, high school student, hidden camera, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california

Most similar movies to The Boy Next Door

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, tense, serious and realistic films with plots about obsession, danger, stalking, stalker, psychopath, murder and crimes mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Boy Next Door: Fear (1996), The Perfect Guy (2015), Obsessed (2009), Careful What You Wish For (2015), Swimfan (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 44K
Fear (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A 16 year old girl takes up with a charming young man who quickly shows his colors when he beats a friend simply for walking with her and then goes totally ballistic after she tries to break up with him.
Style: suspenseful, sexual, serious, rough, psychological ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, psychopath, dangerous attraction, obsessive love, fatal attraction, danger, rapist, virginity, crimes, teenager, rivalry, first sex ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
The Perfect Guy (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After a painful breakup, Leah seems to meet the perfect guy. But she soon discovers his violent side that disrupts her life.
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: fatal attraction, woman in danger, obsession, stalking, stalker, mind game, danger, vengeance, psychopath, rivalry, couple relations, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.0
 31K
Obsessed (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Things couldn't be better for Derek Charles. He's just received a big promotion at work, and has a wonderful marriage with his beautiful wife, Sharon. However, into this idyllic world steps Lisa, a temporary worker at Derek's office. ...
Style: suspenseful, sexy, disturbing, romantic, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: obsession, obsessive love, stalking, fatal attraction, dangerous attraction, black man white woman relationship, workplace, workplace intrigue, danger, wooing, workplace romance, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: los angeles, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Careful What You Wish For (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A guy gets more than he bargained for after entering into an affair with the wife of an investment banker. Soon, a suspicious death and substantial life insurance policy embroil him in a scandal.
Style: suspense, tense, surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, adultery, infidelity, erotic thriller, seduction, betrayal, murder, dangerous attraction, manipulations, seductive woman, neighbor, greed ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 20K
Swimfan (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ben Cronin has it all: the admiration of his many friends, a terrific girlfriend, and he's on the fast-track to an athletic scholarship. Ben's rock-solid, promising future and romance are turned upside-down with the arrival of Madison ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, sexy, serious, psychological ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, stalking, obsessive love, dangerous attraction, female psychopath, high school, stalker, swimming, hospital, frame up, teenage life, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Sleeping with the Enemy (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young woman fakes her own death in an attempt to escape her nightmarish marriage, but discovers it is impossible to elude her controlling husband.
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: stalking, domestic violence, woman in danger, obsession, violent husband, starting over, psychopath, obsessive love, haunted by the past, faked death, dangerous attraction, on the run ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, iowa, boston, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.3
 27K
The Resident (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Juliet, a beautiful doctor, has found the perfect New York apartment to start a new life after separating from her husband. It's got spacious rooms, a spectacular view, and a handy, handsome landlord. But there are secrets behind every wall and ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, psychological, scary ...
Plot: woman in danger, obsession, danger, landlord, psychopath, voyeurism, paranoia, confined, hidden camera, undressing, deception, rapist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.8
 19K
The Crush (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A precocious and obsessive teenager develops a crush on a naive writer with harrowing consequences.
Style: sexy, suspenseful, psychological, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, obsessive love, dangerous attraction, fatal attraction, erotic thriller, female psychopath, mentally unstable, stalking, false accusation, journalism, teenage life, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 30K
Sliver (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A woman moves into an apartment in Manhattan and learns that the previous tenant's life ended mysteriously after they fell from the balcony.
Style: sexy, erotic, psychological, suspenseful, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: erotic thriller, neighbor, voyeurism, dangerous attraction, murder, hidden camera, strong sexual content, psychopath, stalking, apartment building, trapped, mind game ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 42K
Enough (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Working-class waitress Slim thought she was entering a life of domestic bliss when she married Mitch, the man of her dreams. After the arrival of their first child, her picture perfect life is shattered when she discovers Mitch's hidden ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, psychological, tense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: violent husband, self defense, domestic violence, abusive husband, stalking, strong female character, abusive relationship, violence against women, life is a bitch, on the run, crumbling marriage, obsessive love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco, seattle washington, los angeles, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 38K
The Roommate (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Sara, a young design student from Iowa, arrives for college in Los Angeles, she is eager to fit in and get to know the big city. Her wealthy roommate, Rebecca, is more than eager to take Sara under her wing and show her the ropes. The two ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological thriller, scary, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: obsession, female psychopath, female stalker, mentally unstable, obsessive love, college, college life, roommate, jealousy, danger, murder, medication ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Secret Obsession (2019)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Newlywed Jennifer is brutally attacked at a dark rest stop. While healing from her injuries, she can’t recall anything from her past, including the ordeal. Her husband, Russell , is just thankful she’s alive and eager to get her home. As he ...
Style: suspense, intense, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Plot: obsession, memory loss, stalker, violence, pursuit, murder, deception, psycho killer, chase, danger, crime investigation, family secret ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 15K
Unforgettable (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Julia moves in with her fiancé, David, but his ex-wife and her own haunting past join forces to rock her quiet suburban existence.
Style: psychological thriller, suspense, rough, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, mentally unstable, ex husband ex wife relationship, insanity, stalking, jealousy, betrayal, deception, ex husband, frame up, divorce, unrequited love ...
Time: 2010s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 6K
Crush (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A secret admirer's crush on a high school athlete takes a fatal turn.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, stalking, high school, high school hunk, high school life, danger, love and romance, youth, dangerous attraction, secret admirer, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 555
Shadow of Fear (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a new boy is employed to work in a coffee shop, he turns out to be a schizophrenic who refuses to take his medication, and makes the life of the popular young waitress who works there a misery.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: stalking, mental illness, obsession, danger, woman in danger, crimes, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, psychopath, cafe, boy
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Man of Her Dreams (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After suspecting her husband is playing the field, a nervous woman finds a sympathetic ear in the form of a strange man. The drawback is that her sensitive new-found friend is an obsessive psychopath.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: psychopath, infidelity, stalking, couples, dishonesty, deadly, crimes, dangerous attraction, couple relations, obsession, danger, neglected wife ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Laurel has the boyfriend of her dreams, Kevin. He can and will do anything for her. He is totally devoted to her but the downside is that he won't leave her alone. When she tries to get some distance he responds with aggressiveness. It finally ...
Style: suspense, serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: woman in danger, obsession, visceral, paranoia, crimes of passion, couples, dangerous attraction, fall in love, parents and children, couple relations, family relations, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 158K
YOU (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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Story: When a brilliant bookstore manager crosses paths with an aspiring writer, he uses the internet and social media to gather the most intimate of details and get close to her. A charming and awkward crush quickly becomes obsession as he quietly and ...
Style: psychological thriller, disturbing, realistic, talky, suspense ...
Plot: obsessive love, fatal attraction, stalker, obsession, bookstore, murder, social media, relationships, love, psychopath, secrets, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.7
 2K
Impulse (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Acting on impulse, Claire Dennison (Willa Ford), enjoys a brief fling with a sexy stranger (a dead ringer for her husband), only to realize that the object of her desire is a crazed, manipulative, and tenacious psychopath.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: sexual fantasy, infidelity, dangerous attraction, psychopath, femme fatale, love affair, danger, stalking, obsession, woman in danger, sexual relations, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.3
 2K
Broken Vows (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "Broken Vows" tells the story of Patrick Flynn (Bentley), whose charm and charisma masks a profound psychosis. Patrick seduces Tara Bloom (Alexander), instantly becoming infatuated with the beauty. But when Tara rejects Patrick, he is sent ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, twist ending ...
Plot: obsessive love, stalker, psychopath, one night stand, obsession, husband wife relationship, murder, infatuation, honeymoon, delusion, newlywed, groom ...
Place: santa monica california, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 33K
P2 (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Angela, a corporate climber, gets stuck working late on Christmas Eve and finds herself the target of an unhinged security guard. With no help in sight, the woman must overcome physical and psychological challenges to survive.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: psychopath, obsession, woman in danger, stalking, kidnapping, torment, escape attempt, danger, confinement indoors, survival, security guard, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Fatal Attraction (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A married man's one night stand comes back to haunt him when that lover begins to stalk him and his family.
Style: sexy, erotic, suspenseful, suspense, twist ending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual obsession, adultery, infidelity, extramarital affair, crimes of passion, obsession, family in danger, dishonesty, danger, dangerous attraction, terrorizing, family problems ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 968
Stalked at 17 (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When 17 year old Angela fell for Chad, he promised to love her forever. When she got pregnant with his child, he promised to take care of them both. When she realized he was deceptive and abusive, he promised to change. When she wanted to leave, he ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: stalker, obsession, teenage life, age difference, family in danger, family in crisis, pregnancy, youth, stalking, family problems, fall in love, teenage pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 456
The Rendering (2002)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ten years after being molested in art school by habitual rapist Theodore Gray, who is serving 25 years but eligible for parole, Sarah Reynolds leads a happy life in a gallery and with her handsome husband, lawyer Michael Reynolds, and helps police ...
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: dangerous attraction, blackmail, trial, court, prison, haunted by the past, psychopath, mind game, manhunt, woman in danger, vengeance, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Perfect Strangers (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Melanie goes home from the pub with a handsome stranger, she’s captivated by his charm and attentiveness. He sails her away to his ‘castle’- a rundown shack on a deserted island. But when seduction becomes deception and passion becomes ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: obsession, island, stalking, psychopath, dangerous attraction, mysterious character, destructive relationship, isolation, danger, romance, couples, obsessive love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Enter the Dangerous Mind (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A psychological thriller set in the world of underground dubstep, Snap is the story of Jim Whitman, a brilliant but painfully introverted musician who develops a crush on a young social worker.
Style: psychological, tense, bleak, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, mental illness, dangerous attraction, danger, haunted by the past, stalking, composer, crimes, mentally unstable, unfulfillment, tied feet, tape over mouth
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Notes on a Scandal (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A veteran high school teacher befriends a younger art teacher, who is having an affair with one of her 15-year-old students. However, her intentions with this new "friend" also go well beyond platonic friendship.
Style: sexual, psychological, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: adultery, teacher, blackmail, obsession, teachers and students, forbidden love, older woman younger man sex, older woman younger man relationship, age difference, lust, extramarital affair, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
 5.3
 724
Missionary (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wife and mother starts an affair with a young missionary... with disastrous consequences.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: infidelity, dangerous attraction, danger, stalking, single parent, parents and children, couples, love triangle, sex scene, extramarital affair, obsession, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 438
Deadbolt (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When medical student Marty places an ad for a roommate, her ad is answered by handsome, clean-cut Alec. At first Alec seems to be a wonderful roommate; supportive, considerate and a real friend. However, Alec's affection turns to obsession as ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, tense, scary ...
Plot: woman in danger, obsessive love, betrayal, investigation, murder, obsession, mentally unstable, tragic love, couples, crime, crimes, captivity ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 16K
Unlawful Entry (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After a break-in at their house, a couple gets help from one of the cops that answered their call. He helps them install the security system, and begins dropping by on short notice and unofficial patrol, and spends a lot of time discussing the ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, psychopath, murder, suburbs, jealousy, police investigation, mind game, rivalry, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, hostage ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%