Movies like The Boy Next Door

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The Boy Next Door (2015)
 4.7
 34K
The Boy Next Door (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, 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, suspenseful, sexy, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: obsession, older woman younger man relationship, dangerous attraction, stalking, psychopath, insanity, blackmail, woman in danger, stalker, fatal attraction, danger, infidelity, unrequited love, neighbor, sociopath, high school, seduction, erotic thriller, parent child relationship, sex, high school student, attempted rape, violence, blind date, hidden camera ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about obsession, danger, stalking, couples, psychopath, stalker and deadly mostly in Thriller, Drama and Horror genres. Some movies like The Boy Next Door: Swimfan (2002), The Resident (2011), The Perfect Guy (2015), Fear (1996), Careful What You Wish For (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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, sexy, serious, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, stalking, high school, dangerous attraction, hospital, swimming, teenage life, frame up, mental illness, murder, insanity, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ 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, suspenseful, scary, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: danger, psychopath, domestic disturbance, voyeurism, undressing, obsession, bathtub, landlord, woman in danger, underwear, confined, female doctor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Perfect Guy (2015)
Genre: Drama, 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: suspenseful, tense, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: obsession, mind game, danger, breakup, couple relations, woman in danger, vengeance, rivalry, psychopath, fatal attraction, stalking, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 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, psychological, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, dangerous attraction, psychopath, danger, rivalry, teenager, couples, crimes, dishonesty, terrorizing, virginity, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, san francisco
⇓ 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: surprise ending
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, neighbor, murder, affair, erotic thriller, vacation, sex outside, seductive woman, blonde, infidelity, adultery, extramarital affair ...
⇓ 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: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: obsession, visceral, paranoia, stalking, couple relations, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, crimes, danger, couples, parents and children, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, suspense, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: stalking, dangerous attraction, obsession, office, workplace, workplace intrigue, wooing, workplace romance, danger, couples, crumbling marriage, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: new orleans
⇓ 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: erotic, sexy, suspenseful, psychological, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, psychopath, passionate interest, apartment building, investigation, dangerous attraction, erotic thriller, mind game, hidden camera, neighbor, female protagonist, video surveillance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 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: serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: infidelity, psychopath, stalking, sexual fantasy, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, obsession, false identity, couple relations, love affair, sexual relations, murder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, serious, tense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: domestic violence, stalking, obsession, woman in danger, danger, on the run, starting over, haunted by the past, couple relations, hidden identity, psychopath, faked death ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1990, 20th century
Place: iowa, usa, boston, san francisco
⇓ 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: serious, suspenseful, tense, psychological
Plot: stalking, obsession, island, kidnapping, mysterious character, ocean or sea, palaces castles and temples, romance, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, isolation, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.7
 36K
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, tense, psychological ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: stalking, self defense, crumbling marriage, domestic disturbance, life is a bitch, on the run, domestic violence, couples, infidelity, dishonesty, deadly, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.6
 16K
The Juror (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: With his gangster boss on trial for murder, a mob thug known as "the Teacher" tells Annie Laird she must talk her fellow jurors into a not-guilty verdict, implying that he'll kill her son Oliver if she fails. She manages to do this, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: courtroom, trial, obsession, danger, single parent, on the run, hitman, courtroom drama, witnessing a crime, legal action, blackmail, court case ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: guatemala
⇓ 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: psychopath, stalking, infidelity, danger, couples, obsession, couple relations, dangerous attraction, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, marriage crisis ...
Time: 90s
⇓ 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, rough, realistic, suspenseful, offbeat
Plot: obsession, teacher, femme fatale, young lovers, dangerous attraction, school, frame up, teenage life, mystery, seduction, crime, stalking ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, sentimental, realistic, tense ...
Plot: obsession, age difference, teachers and students, loneliness, forbidden love, teacher, blackmail, secret, infidelity, lesbian, lust, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, stalking, high school, high school life, danger, high school hunk, love and romance, youth, crimes, dishonesty, lifestyle, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, serious, erotic, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: laboratory, seduction, fatal attraction, infidelity, obsession, psychopath, vengeance, love affair, sexual relations, danger, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 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, serious ...
Plot: obsession, obsessed fan, murder, actor's life, actress, stalking, slasher, mentally unstable, crime, danger, woman in danger, price of fame ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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, suspense, sexual, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, mentally unstable, journalist, psychopath, journalism, false accusation, revenge, stalking, erotic thriller, dangerous attraction, teenage life, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.6
 16K
Stalker (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A pair of detectives investigate stalkers in Los Angeles. Strong and focused, Lt. Beth Davis is an expert in the field of repeated harassment, driven by personal experience of being a victim. She heads the LAPD's Threat Assessment Unit, which ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, psychological
Plot: stalking, lapd, crimes, crime investigation, danger, police investigation, obsession, psychopath, deadly, stalker, policewoman, nickname ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, sexy, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, obsession, stalking, female psychopath, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, student life, crimes, hidden identity, escaped mental patient, unrequited love, teachers and students ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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, suspenseful, tense, suspense, christmas horror ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: psychopath, obsession, stalking, kidnapping, isolation, danger, torment, security guard, escape attempt, christmas eve, woman in danger, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Killing Me Softly (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman grows suspicious of her controlling husband after she discovers secrets about the women in his past.
Style: sexual, erotic, suspenseful, sexy, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: sex, sexual relations, obsession, love affair, dangerous attraction, mystery, fall in love, romance, love, danger, sexuality, fatal attraction ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.7
 73K
Unfaithful (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Connie is a wife and mother whose 11-year marriage to Edward has lost its sexual spark. When Connie literally runs into handsome book collector Paul, he sweeps her into an all-consuming affair. But Edward soon becomes suspicious and decides to ...
Style: sexy, sexual, suspenseful, psychological, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, dangerous attraction, adultery, older woman younger man relationship, passionate interest, erotic thriller, sexual attraction, lover, marital infidelity, crimes of passion, hot and sexy, unfaithful wife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: grand central station manhattan new york city, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 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, psychological, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: obsession, jealousy, mentally unstable, paranoia, divorce, marriage, danger, psychopath, deception, betrayal, insanity, fear ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.2
 662
Attraction (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A writer/radio advice show host fails to heed his own advice as he stalks his ex-girlfriend and then becomes involved with an actress friend of hers.
Style: sexual, serious, gloomy, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, psychopath, columnist, mentally unstable, betrayal, young lovers, infidelity, romance, urban, dangerous attraction, friendship, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.2
 384
Asunder (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Chance Williams (Underwood), a man whose life is torn apart when his wife and unborn child are killed in a bizarre accident. Chance comes to believe Lauren (Morgan), wife to best friend Michael (Beach), is the only woman who can love and help him, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, gloomy, tense ...
Plot: stalking, pregnancy, beach, crumbling marriage, dealing with death, obsession, dangerous attraction, infidelity, love triangle, death in the family, family in danger, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Up Against Amanda (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After childhood abuse by her step-father and eight years in a juvenile psychiatric lockup, Amanda Lear is released. Her shrink is also her lover, who surreptitiously pays her rent on a nice house for a year. She moves in, takes one look at her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: neighbor, hidden camera, stalking, mentally unstable, manipulations, mind game, dangerous attraction, couples, espionage, obsession, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Single White Female (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Attractive Manhattanite Allison Jones has it all: a handsome beau, a rent-controlled apartment, and a promising career as a fashion designer. When boyfriend Sam proves unfaithful, Allison strikes out on her own but must use the classifieds to seek ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, violence, basement, surprise party, stalker, mental illness, remote control, business card, ice cream, puppy, photograph, vandalism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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