Movies like The Boy Next Door

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The Boy Next Door (2015)
 4.7
 37K
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: psychological, suspenseful, tense, sexy, serious, realistic
Plot: obsession, woman in danger, older woman younger man relationship, seduction, stalking, blackmail, stalker, dangerous attraction, fatal attraction, erotic thriller, psychopath, neighbor, unrequited love, obsessive love, insanity, danger, sociopath, infidelity, older woman younger man sex, attempted rape, high school student, high school, graphic violence, violence, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, serious, realistic and psychological films with plots about danger, obsession, stalking, psychopath, murder, crimes and deadly mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like The Boy Next Door: Sleeping with the Enemy (1991), Fear (1996), Obsessed (2009), Sliver (1993), The Resident (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, obsession, woman in danger, violent husband, starting over, psychopath, on the run, haunted by the past, faked death, marital abuse, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1990
Place: usa, iowa, boston, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 39K
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: sexual, suspenseful, rough, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, psychopath, dangerous attraction, obsessive love, rapist, virginity, danger, fatal attraction, rivalry, couples, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.0
 29K
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: obsessive love, obsession, fatal attraction, dangerous attraction, stalking, black man white woman relationship, workplace, workplace intrigue, wooing, danger, promotion, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: los angeles, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 28K
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, strong sexual content, murder, psychopath, neighbor, dangerous attraction, voyeurism, apartment building, mind game, investigation, female protagonist, hidden camera ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 26K
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: atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, scary, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, woman in danger, danger, psychopath, landlord, confined, voyeurism, undressing, paranoia, rapist, deception, hidden camera ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 19K
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, high school, hospital, swimming, dangerous attraction, obsessive love, female psychopath, frame up, teenage life, insanity, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: woman in danger, obsession, stalking, mind game, danger, psychopath, fatal attraction, rivalry, couple relations, vengeance, life turned upside down, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.9
 16K
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, mentally unstable, false accusation, journalism, fatal attraction, crimes, teenage life, revenge, stalking, erotic thriller ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 4.8
 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, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: sexual fantasy, infidelity, psychopath, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, danger, love affair, stalking, obsession, woman in danger, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, betrayal, murder, dangerous attraction, manipulations, seduction, neighbor, greed, police investigation, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 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, stalking, high school hunk, high school life, love and romance, danger, dangerous attraction, youth, secret admirer, dishonesty, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ 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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: obsession, woman in danger, visceral, crimes of passion, paranoia, parents and children, couple relations, crimes, fall in love, dangerous attraction, love and romance, psychopath ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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: psychological, sexy, sexual, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, stalking, infidelity, couples, deadly, dishonesty, danger, crimes, dangerous attraction, obsession, couple relations, blackmail ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 532
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: mental illness, stalking, obsession, woman in danger, danger, life turned upside down, crimes, life is a bitch, psychopath, cafe, boy
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, realistic, suspenseful, rough, offbeat
Plot: female psychopath, obsession, femme fatale, teacher, teenage life, frame up, young lovers, dangerous attraction, crimes, crime, school, blind ambition ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.9
 31K
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, stalking, torment, kidnapping, woman in danger, escape attempt, danger, confinement indoors, survival, isolation, security guard ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.1
 13K
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: suspense, rough, psychological, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: mentally unstable, obsession, divorce, ex husband ex wife relationship, unrequited love, ex husband, jealousy, stalking, insanity, betrayal, deception, frame up ...
Time: 2010s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 15K
Pet (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A man imprisons the woman he's still obsessed with after years apart, then finds the tables turned on him.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, melancholic
Plot: stalking, obsession, slave, dog, murder, psychopath, serial killer, violence, captive, kidnapped, fear, stalker ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 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: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, danger, rivalry, murder, stalking, woman in danger, obsession, dangerous attraction, psychopath, mind game, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.4
 801
Shiver (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wendy Alden, a young secretary in Portland lacking in self- confidence becomes victim of a savage killer who has claimed the lives of a number of other women. Somehow Wendy finds the resources of courage to fight back and escape.
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, realistic, scary ...
Plot: danger, violence, deadly, crimes, obsession, psychopath, serial killer, murder, police, female nudity, blood, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 562
Disturbed (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 10 years ago the perverse Dr. Russell couldn't resist the beauty of a young patient in his mental clinic and raped her one night. When she plunged herself from the roof shortly after, he described it as consequence of her heavy depressions. Now ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Plot: murder, mental institution, deadly, couples, danger, woman in danger, mentally unstable, crimes, mysterious character, life is a bitch, mind game, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 17K
Bad Samaritan (2018)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A thieve makes a disturbing discovery in the house where he breaks in. Later, when he returns to the same house with his partner in crime, things are not longer how he expected.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Plot: violence, serial killer, investigation, captive, obsession, psychopath, murder, danger, police, rescue, burglar, confession ...
Time: contemporary
Place: oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
388 Arletta Avenue (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young couple find themselves in an unnerving situation with a mysterious stalker.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: stalker, stalking, mysterious character, spouse in danger, couples, couple relations, danger, murder, husband wife relationship, serial killer, hidden camera, police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ 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: tense, psychological, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, mental illness, dangerous attraction, danger, stalking, haunted by the past, composer, crimes, unfulfillment, mentally unstable, tied feet, tape over mouth
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Someone's Watching Me! (1978)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman is being watched in her apartment by a stranger, who also calls and torments her. A cat-and-mouse game begins.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, woman in danger, family in danger, psychopath, mentally unstable, crimes, dangerous attraction, who done it, danger, mind game, serial killer ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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 ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, murder, obsessed fan, woman in danger, stalking, actor's life, mentally unstable, slasher, crimes, crime, danger, price of fame ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Don't Answer the Phone! (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A deeply disturbed photographer and Vietnam veteran, named Kirk Smith, terrorizes Los Angeles by going around strangling lingerie-clad young women in their homes while taunting Lindsay Gale, a young psychologist, by calling her on a radio call-in ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, scary, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, slasher, obsession, stalking, murder, sadism, photographer, mind game, mentally unstable, deadly, woman in danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, asia, vietnam, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Cellar Door (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Having developed an uncontrollable obsession with the beautiful young Rudy (Michelle Tomlinson), crazed serial killer Herman (James DuMont) kidnaps her and locks her in a cage in his basement. The only way for Rudy to survive this nightmare is to ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, confined, mind game, woman in danger, isolation, obsession, captivity, survival, master criminal, slasher, danger, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.6
 995
Knife Edge (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A successful Wall Street trader returns to England with her new husband and five-year-old son, but their new start together turns into a nightmare when they move into a country house which contains a terrible secret.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, scary ...
Plot: obsession, serial killer, crimes, danger, stalking, gory, deadly, couples, psychopath, mind game, uncover truth, estate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.9
 830
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, serious, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, neo noir, deadly, couples, journalism, rivalry, investigation, crime, crimes, dishonesty, store ...
Time: 80s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%