Movies like The Boy Next Door

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The Boy Next Door (2015)
 4.7
 35K
The Boy Next Door (2015)
Genre: Horror, 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: tense, sexy, suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: obsession, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, fatal attraction, older woman younger man relationship, psychopath, stalking, stalker, neighbor, blackmail, danger, unrequited love, erotic thriller, seduction, insanity, sociopath, infidelity, high school, violence, sex, parent child relationship, high school student, attempted rape, hidden camera, blind date ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles

Most similar movies to The Boy Next Door

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and psychological films with plots about danger, obsession, stalking, psychopath, crimes, murder and deadly mostly in Thriller, Drama and Horror genres. Some movies like The Boy Next Door: Fear (1996), Swimfan (2002), Sliver (1993), The Resident (2011), The Perfect Guy (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 37K
Fear (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
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, rough, sexual, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, dangerous attraction, psychopath, danger, rivalry, teenager, crimes, dishonesty, couples, terrorizing, virginity, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 18K
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: tense, suspenseful, serious, sexy, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, stalking, high school, hospital, swimming, dangerous attraction, frame up, teenage life, female psychopath, mental illness, murder, coma ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 26K
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: murder, psychopath, neighbor, passionate interest, apartment building, dangerous attraction, erotic thriller, mind game, investigation, stalking, female protagonist, video surveillance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 25K
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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, scary, tense ...
Plot: danger, psychopath, obsession, landlord, bathtub, undressing, voyeurism, woman in danger, domestic disturbance, confined, underwear, attempted rape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Perfect Guy (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, 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: psychological, tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: obsession, mind game, danger, breakup, woman in danger, rivalry, couple relations, vengeance, psychopath, fatal attraction, life turned upside down, stalking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: domestic violence, stalking, obsession, woman in danger, starting over, danger, on the run, haunted by the past, psychopath, couple relations, faked death, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1990, 20th century
Place: iowa, usa, boston, san francisco
⇓ 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: obsession, paranoia, visceral, stalking, woman in danger, danger, deadly, couples, psychopath, family relations, fall in love, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.7
 5K
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, high school, high school hunk, stalking, high school life, danger, love and romance, dangerous attraction, youth, secret admirer, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, twists and turns, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, murder, betrayal, infidelity, extramarital affair, adultery, seduction, femme fatale, neighbor, manipulations, conspiracy, dangerous attraction ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Devil in the Flesh (1998)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When her mother is killed in a mysterious house fire, rebellious teen Debbie Strand is sent to live with her grandmother, where she becomes even more unhinged. She develops an intense crush on her hunky creative writing teacher, Peter Rinaldi, but ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, offbeat
Plot: female psychopath, obsession, teacher, young lovers, teenage life, femme fatale, frame up, dangerous attraction, family in danger, school, stalking, blind ambition ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, bleak, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: obsession, unfulfillment, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, mental illness, mentally unstable, danger, stalking, composer, tied feet
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 10K
Unforgettable (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, 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: suspense, rough, psychological, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: obsession, jealousy, mentally unstable, divorce, marriage, betrayal, deception, insanity, frame up, stalking, fear, ex husband ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.9
 2K
Impulse (2008)
Genre: Horror, 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: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, psychopath, stalking, sexual fantasy, dangerous attraction, obsession, woman in danger, danger, lobbyist, femme fatale, murder, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.9
 27K
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, realistic, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, dangerous attraction, workplace, office, workplace intrigue, promotion, danger, workplace romance, wooing, couples, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Teacher's Pet (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Psychopath Debbie Strand escapes from a mental institution for the criminally insane and takes the identity of a co-ed she meets and dies out of fear of Debbie and sets herself up on a college campus where she once again begins killing students and ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, suspenseful, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, college, female psychopath, stalking, crimes, student life, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, hidden identity, teachers and students, escaped mental patient, unrequited love ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: psychological, sexual, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, stalking, infidelity, deadly, dishonesty, danger, couples, obsession, dangerous attraction, couple relations, crimes, marriage crisis ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 33K
Sleep Tight (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Apartment concierge Cesar is a miserable person who believes he was born without the ability to be happy. As a result, he decides his mission is to make life hell for everyone around him. A majority of the tenants are easy to agitate, but Clara ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: stalking, domestic disturbance, apartment building, blackmail, obsession, concierge, caretaker, downfall, loner, double life, unlikely criminals, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, barcelona spain, europe, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 29K
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, suspense, christmas horror ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: psychopath, obsession, stalking, kidnapping, torment, isolation, escape attempt, danger, woman in danger, survival, security guard, christmas eve ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
 4.3
 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, suspenseful, scary, realistic, psychological
Audience: boys' night
Plot: stalking, police investigation, rivalry, hit and run, murder, investigation, danger, deadly, law enforcement, obsession, mind game, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 2K
The Fan (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A record store clerk is an obsessed fan of an actress of stage and screen (Lauren Bacall). However when his letters are rejected, the fan strikes out at the actresses friends, then at her.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, murder, slasher, obsessed fan, actor's life, stalking, mentally unstable, woman in danger, danger, crime, price of fame, maniac ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.6
 402
The Neighbor (1993)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young couple, Mary and John, awaiting a baby is in search for a house when they decide to buy that lovely old villa they found by coincidence. What they both do not know is that Myron, the owner of that villa and their new neigbour, is a dangerous ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: pregnancy, psychopath, dangerous attraction, deadly, danger, obsession, youth, mind game, crimes, domestic disturbance, babies and infants, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s, year 1993
Place: vermont, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.3
 354
Body Chemistry (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A research project on sexual response leads two doctors into an affair where their deepest passions and darkest fantasies are revealed.
Style: sexual, sexy, psychological, erotic, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, obsession, laboratory, infidelity, fatal attraction, seduction, deadly, dishonesty, love affair, couples, stalking, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.1
 32K
Maniac (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: As he helps a young artist with her upcoming exhibition, the owner of a mannequin shop's deadly, suppressed desires come to the surface.
Style: rough, scary, disturbing, suspenseful, psycho film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, obsession, insanity, psychopath, loneliness, disturbed childhood, murder, schizophrenia, mannequin, extreme violence, exhibition, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Movie in collections
 3.6
 1K
Blood Trails (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The biker Anne has a violent one night stand with the supposed cop Chris after a minor infraction. Two days later, feeling guilty and traumatized, she decides to go hiking with her boyfriend Michael in the Whistler chain of mountains, a spot where ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, rough, realistic
Plot: mind game, dangerous attraction, wilderness, isolation, stalking, danger, survival, teenage life, slasher, murder, psychopath, gory ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.0
 741
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: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending ...
Plot: island, mind game, danger, crimes, couples, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, obsession, stalking, isolation, mysterious character, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.1
 623
Tattoo (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Karl Kinsky, an unbalanced tattoo artist, becomes obsessed with Maddy, a model he meets when he is hired to body-paint several women for a photo shoot, making the women look like they have large tattoos. As Kinsky grows more obsessed with Maddy, he ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, obsession, tattoo, danger, crimes, mentally unstable, bondage, voyeurism, woman in danger, confined, sex scene, kidnapper ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 779
Lady Beware (1987)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Young and good looking Katya, a window dresser for a big department store in Pittsburgh, begins a love story with a journalist, Mac Odell. She is however stalked by Jack, a married man who has a fixation with her. Jack makes Katya's life ...
Style: psychological, sexy, sexual, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, voyeurism, murder, store, journalism, crime, crimes, couples, deadly, dishonesty, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.0
 2K
X-Ray (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While receiving a routine check-up, a beautiful woman is stalked by a maniac out to avenge a childhood Valentine's Day humiliation.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, hospital, murder, stalking, slasher, psychopath, valentine's day, vengeance, danger, woman in danger, gory, blood ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.8
 14K
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, erotic, sexual, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, journalism, false accusation, psychopath, mentally unstable, dangerous attraction, journalist, stalking, revenge, erotic thriller, crimes, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
When a Stranger Calls (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Far away from the site of a gruesome murder, a teenager named Jill Johnson arrives at a luxurious home for a baby-sitting job. With the children fast asleep, she settles in for what she expects to be an ordinary evening. Soon, the ringing of a phone ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, realistic, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, survival, serial killer, mind game, crimes, psychopath, prank, stalking, danger, woman in danger, high school, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%