Movies like 3 Steps to Heaven

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3 Steps to Heaven (1995)
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3 Steps to Heaven (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A bereaved woman adopts multiple disguises to track down the last three people to see her boyfriend before he died.
Style: psychological, mind bending, serious, realistic, cynical, suspenseful
Plot: crimes, dark humor, investigation, obsession, crime, mystery, mentally unstable, obsessive quest, murder, amateur detective, dishonesty, gays and lesbians, deadly, celebrity culture, cons and scams, sex, female nudity, masturbation, male nudity, lesbianism, male objectification, pubic hair, male genitalia, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: 90s
Place: england, london

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Most similar movies to 3 Steps to Heaven

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and psychological films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, dishonesty, crime, mystery and investigation mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like 3 Steps to Heaven: Laws of Deception (1997), Love Her Madly (2000), Eye of the Stranger (1993), The Moon in the Gutter (1983), Transfixed (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: serious, realistic, psychological, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: murder, lawyer, legal action, witnessing a crime, investigation, crimes, obsessive quest, dishonesty, mystery, legal, orphan, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
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95%
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Love Her Madly (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three men are dangerously obsessed with the same woman.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, obsession, crimes, mystery, investigation, erotica, femme fatale, performer's life, who done it, college life, school, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california
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90%
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: bleak, suspenseful, rough, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: murder, investigation, contests and competitions, legal, small town, wrongfully committed, terrorism, infidelity, vengeance, small town life, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The Moon in the Gutter (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A dockworker seeking revenge on the killer of his sister finds himself the object of desire for two women.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, mind bending, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, rape, obsession, deadly, crime, life is a bitch, mystery, investigation, love and romance, crimes, alcohol abuse, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Transfixed (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Bo is a transexual prostitute in Brussels who left home after being abused by her father. She's infuatuated with a neighbor and suspected by the police in a series of transexual murders. In order to clear herself she must turn detective.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, transsexual, investigation, amateur detective, protagonist as suspect, life is a bitch, serial killer, crime, crimes, deadly, police investigation, sexual abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, brussels
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Clouds of Witness (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
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Story: Lord Peter's brother, the Duke of Denver is accused of murdering their sister Mary's fiancé. It's up to Lord Peter and his faithful man Bunter to untangle all the clues and the contradicting testimony of a cloud of witnesses to save ...
Style: talky, serious, witty, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, amateur detective, who done it, crimes, deadly, investigation, crime, society, mystery, estate, whodunit, red herring ...
Time: 1920s
Place: england, europe
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79%
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In His Hands (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Lille, Claire Gauthier is an ordinary married woman with a young daughter that works in an insurance company analyzing losses of insured properties. When the single veterinary Laurent Kessler claims damage in his basement caused by a flooding due ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, crimes, danger, deadly, couples, murder, scalpel, suspicion, crime, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: flanders
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Two Mr. Kissels (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Drama based on a true story. Rich, high-flying brothers Robert and Andrew Kissel seemingly have everything: beautiful wives who love them, great jobs and huge houses. But beneath the surface lie resentments and secrets that will eventually be their ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: couples, family relations, crimes, mystery, dishonesty, infidelity, couple relations, deadly, murder, siblings relations, cons and scams, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Ants in the Mouth (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Cuba
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After languishing in a Barcelona prison for nearly a decade, a busted bank robber attempts to find the girl who made off with the cash in this suspenseful tale of revenge and betrayal starring Adriana Gil and Eduard Fernández. Ex-con Martin Losada ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, criminal heroes, rivalry, on the run, investigation, crimes, mystery, obsessive quest, cons and scams, heist, dishonesty, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 50s
Place: cuba, europe, spain, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Dark Obsession (1989)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hugo Buckton seems to have it all: He is apparently rich and has a beautiful wife and a doting son. In actuality, though, Hugo is having money problems and is paranoid that his wife is cheating on him. After a boozy night at a party, Hugo hits and ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: hit and run, murder, police, protagonist as suspect, unfulfillment, left to die, deadly, obsession, mentally unstable, couple relations, drugs/alcohol, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, yorkshire
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68%
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Asylum (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Robert Patrick stars as a private investigator traumatized by his father's suicide who goes undercover in a mental institution to uncover the murderer of his psychiatrist.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, scary ...
Plot: mental institution, amateur detective, power relations, mental illness, working undercover, hospital, clinic, murder, doctors and patients, cons and scams, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
From the Life of the Marionettes (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, Austria
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Made during Bergman's tax-related exile in Germany, the film continues the story of Katarina and Peter Egermann, the feuding, childless, professional couple who appear in one episode of "Scenes From A Marriage." After Peter ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, dream, death, crumbling marriage, prostitute, deadly, crimes, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, crime, unlikely criminals, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Unnatural Causes (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Roy Marsden returns as author P.D. James's indefatigable gumshoe, Inspector Adam Dalgliesh. This time, he's investigating the murder of a famous mystery writer whose body is found in the bottom of a dinghy on the Suffolk coast. To add a ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: murder, crime, danger, deadly, private detective, army investigation, dishonesty, police investigation, legal investigation, obsessive quest, law enforcement, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Desolation Sound (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Noir thriller from Vancouver plays out a destructive friendship between a depressed housewife and her childhood friend to an ugly conclusion.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Plot: femme fatale, haunted by the past, obsession, uncover truth, investigation, betrayal, love and romance, crimes, dishonesty, friendship, couple relations, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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The Criminal (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jasper Rawlins, a none-too-successful musician, finds himself chatting with a beautiful woman at his neighborhood bar. She goes home with him, direct and frank in answer to his nervousness. During the night, someone breaks into his flat and cuts her ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: frame up, conspiracy, faked death, investigation, murder, false accusation, protagonist as suspect, law enforcement, deadly, crime, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Dead Cert (1974)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: As a surprise, two horse owners decide to ride their animals themselves in a steeplechase. But Bill Davidson's horse "Admiral" behaves weirdly, and falls hard after an obstacle. Bill dies from his injuries. His friend Alan York ...
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, jockey, horse, horse race, crime, deadly, mystery, danger, investigation, dishonesty, gang, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Witness for the Prosecution (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sir Wilfred Robarts, a famed barrister is released from the hospital, where he stayed for two months following his heart attack. Returning to the practise of his lawyer skills, he takes the case of Leonard Vole, an unemployed man who is accused of ...
Style: witty, clever, suspenseful, talky, tense ...
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, courtroom, legal investigation, deadly, hotshot lawyer, mute or deaf, aging, dedicated lawyer, life is a bitch, legal, femme fatale ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Happy Here and Now (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When an unhappy young woman disappears, her worried sister desperately searches the internet for a clue to her missing sibling's whereabouts.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: missing person, woman in danger, riddles and clues, investigation, amateur detective, mind game, crime, dishonesty, crimes, mystery, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Jaded (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an innocent young girl finds herself befriended by two sexy, uninhibited girls at a small-town bar, she discovers that they have more planned than just a party-and she's central to the action.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, rough, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, rape, lesbian seduction, courtroom drama, sexual abuse, legal, mystery, mind game, couples, gays and lesbians, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Allyson Is Watching (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Innocent, sexy Allyson leaves her boyfriend Peter to go to acting classes in Los Angeles. In Los Angeles she rents a room in an apartment building from the grumpy Mr. Merry next to the resident working girl, Bridget. During the day Allyson struggles ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, sexual, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: prostitute, voyeurism, sexual relations, school, small town life, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, couples, small town, espionage, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Cal (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Twenty-year-old Cal returns from France to Britain after receiving news that his mother is ill. His finds his home city of Bristol facing hard economic times brought on by the global economic crisis, with poverty and crime on the rise and rioting ...
Style: realistic, serious, gay cinema, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: gay, love affair, life is a bitch, society, crimes, gay interest, gender, gays and lesbians, nudity (full frontal - brief), pubic hair, male nudity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Big Fall (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: L.A. private detective is hired to investigate the disappearance of an alluring woman's brother. Surrounded by double-crossing deals and dangerous relation, Rybeck will have to plunge headfirst into his deadliest case ever.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: private detective, danger, heist, mystery, missing person, chase, crimes, espionage, investigation, murder, escapades, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Driver's Seat (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman flies to Rome on a reckless quest, not for love but for death.
Style: surreal, tense, mind bending, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, crimes, love and romance, deadly, misfit, mentally unstable, danger, mental illness, dangerous attraction, friendship, couple relations, fall in love ...
Time: 70s
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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American Gun (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A brilliant story with an unexpected twist. A father uses the serial number on a hand gun in an attempt to track down his daughter's killer. The truth he uncovers is an unsettling reminder of the dangers of keeping handguns. Stars the legendary ...
Style: psychological, emotional, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, amateur detective, haunted by the past, track down, escapades, deadly, loss of daughter, on the road, child killer, world war two veteran, crimes, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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State of Mind (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Reeling from the discovery of her husband's adultery, Grace moves back to her family home with her son. Amidst all this emotional turmoil, forensic psychologist Grace is asked by police to determine the guilt or innocence a man who killed his ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, investigation, false accusation, dishonesty, mystery, crimes, legal, mind game, law enforcement, criminal psychologist, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.9
 102
Bloodlines (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: After Elaine Hopkin is found dead, apparent an OD suicide, her firstborn Mark wouldn't even inform his dad James Hopkin, who was locked up for murder. Kid sister Justine, a cocky uniformed cop, goes visit him, only to learn he was just ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, rough
Plot: investigation, murder, mystery, law enforcement, dishonesty, danger, crimes, deadly, intrigue, rivalry, righting the wronged, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Kate's Addiction (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A psychotic woman becomes dangerously jealous when her best friend begins dating a handsome man. She will stop at nothing to keep the two apart, even if it means destroying their relationship or even murdering one of them.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: obsession, murder, lesbian sex, deadly, best friends, gays and lesbians, psychopath, couples, addiction, college, drug abuse, danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Cold Light of Day (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A troubled detective befriends a single woman and her daughter with the intention of using them as bait for a serial killer.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, mind bending ...
Plot: obsession, serial killer, con artists, child abuse, chases and races, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, obsessive quest, psychopath, bait, graphic violence, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Along Came a Spider (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The widow of a scientist who was murdered by his colleagues goes undercover at the research lab where he worked to expose them.
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, realistic, serious
Plot: scientist, intrigue, amateur detective, rivalry, deadly, crimes, disorder, mystery, laboratory, uncover truth, experiment gone awry, frame up ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Bigga Than Ben (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Spiker & Cobakka are two self-confessed 'pieces of Moscow scum' who come to London to rip it off. This is their guide.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, crimes, buddies, partners, immigrants, misfit, dishonesty, cons and scams, friends, society, crime, fighting the system ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%