Movies like Mother Knows Best

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Mother Knows Best (1997)
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Mother Knows Best (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A woman urges her daughter to get married. And when her daughter does, she doesn't think that she made a good choice. So she goes out and hires a killer to kill her son-in-law.
Plot: hitman, marriage, murder, mother daughter relationship

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Most similar movies to Mother Knows Best

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, tense, serious and realistic films with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, crime, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship and life is a bitch mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Mother Knows Best: The Nightman (1992), What We Did That Night (1999), Gone in the Night (1996), Love and Crime (1969), Deadly Intentions (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Nightman (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A drifter comes between an aging Southern beauty and her teenaged daughter.
Style: erotic
Plot: mother daughter relationship, sexual awakening, secret, hotel, murder, pantyhose, erotic thriller, rebellious daughter, love triangle, female protagonist, ex convict, seductive man ...
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Black Widow Murders: The Blanche Taylor Moore Story (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Elizabeth Montgomery plays serial killer, churchgoer, and grandmother Blanch Taylor Moore in this, one of her last films before her untimely passing. Childhood memories of her womanizing and abusive father fill Moore with a hidden rage towards all ...
Plot: poison, investigation, trial, serial killer, priest, marriage, murder, black widow
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
What We Did That Night (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ex-con Henry (Rick Schroder) returns to town after being released from prison and contacts his old college frat members about a murder that they committed years earlier. They have to return to move the body to a new location before it is ...
Plot: murder, friendship, revenge, secret, prank, grave digging, ex convict, corpse, dark secret, digging a grave, mockery
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Fight for Justice: The Nancy Conn Story (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: True life drama about a working mum (Henner) whose life is put back in jeopardy when the man who was convicted of stalking her (Savant) and killing her cousin comes up for parole.
Plot: evil man, murder, psychopath
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Gone in the Night (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 190 min.
Story: A couple is unjustly accused of the murder of their daughter. Based on a true story and book of the same title.
Plot: news reporter, murder, kidnapping, private investigator, trial, false accusation, child murder, daughter, husband wife relationship, intruder, parent child relationship
Time: 80s
Place: illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Love and Crime (1969)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Discover 4 famous japanese murderers: Takahashi Oden, the last woman beheaded in Japan, Sada Abe, a crazy lover, Kunihiko Kodaira, a rapist-killer and finally, the Toyokaku case, a woman who did everything to own a hotel!
Plot: assassin, japanese woman, severed penis, true crime, female killer, murder
Time: year 1936, year 1969
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Deadly Intentions (1985)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Katherine married Dr. Charles Raynor. She later discovers that Raynor is a sadist who torments her physically and mentally. She divorces him and take their child away. He then decides to kill her but when his plot is discovered he is charged with ...
Plot: overbearing mother, murder, domineering mother, doctor, husband wife relationship, psychopath
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Blind Man's Bluff (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A blind professor is accused by the police of killing his neighbor and must clear his name by finding the murderer.
Plot: neighbor, murder, blindness, suspect, accident, runaway
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Veil (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: The temptation to have a one night stand leads a man to a distant town and a woman with a dark agenda. When he doesn't return, it falls upon his black sheep sister to uncover the truth of what happened.
Plot: wedding, one night stand, marriage, chat room, murder, one-night stand
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Our Mother's Murder (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Fact-based true crime story about the murder of publishing heiress Anne Scripps Douglas who, in 1989, married a young hunk who eventually killed her.
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: couples, family relations, family problems, crime, working class, siblings relations, teenage life, murder, love affair, life is a bitch, betrayal, investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Deadly Pursuits (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A former stripper befriends a young man looking for his father, all the while trying to avoid a hitman for the mob, to whom she is deeply in debt.
Plot: murder, on the run, bandit
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Without Evidence (1995)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: It is based on the true story of Michael Francke, who was the Head of Corrections for the state of Oregon before being murdered. Just before his murder, Francke visits his brother and informs him of a drug ring involving his prison colleagues. When ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, dedicated lawyer, false accusation, crime, police detective, dishonesty, life is a bitch, crimes, deadly, obsessive quest, law enforcement, heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Murder of Innocence (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this shocking account based on a true story, newlywed Laurie Wade finds her marriage, and eventually the rest of her life, shattered by her deep-rooted psychotic behavior. The young woman soon begins a terrifying descent into insanity and brings ...
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: mental illness, psychopath, deadly, misfit, mentally unstable, crime, crimes, murder, ice pick, stabbing, poison, held at gunpoint ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Disappearance (1977)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Thriller about a contract killer whose wife has disappeared. When he is hired by an international organisation to carry out a "shy" or hit, he suspects they are connected with her disappearance.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: hitman, missing wife, murder, bathtub, snow, betrayal, flashback, female nudity, disappearance, shot in the head, neo noir, death of protagonist ...
Place: montreal quebec canada, montreal, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Mysterious Death of Nina Chereau (1988)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young psychiatrist tries to help a young woman in an asylum who has been accused of having killed a teenage girl. But when she escapes and he goes after her, he finds himself involved in a mystery far greater than simply a woman thought to be ...
Plot: blood, psychiatrist, murder, mother daughter relationship, off screen murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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#SquadGoals (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ambitious high school senior Samantha Hodges is a serious journalist, both for the school paper and for the yearbook, but she's just as serious about her friends, Nate, Gillian, and Rudy, all of whom are vying with her for a full-ride local ...
Style: captivating, psychological, suspense, tense
Plot: friendship, teenager, murder, amateur detective, scholarship, mother daughter relationship, high school student, high school, high school principal, love triangle, allergy, photographer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 125
Death Benefit (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Steven Keeney is a big corporate lawyer who decides to take on a small-time murder case to discover the true circumstances behind the death of a young girl. Virginia McGinnis is the one suspected of pushing the women off the cliff to collect on a ...
Plot: justice, lawyer, murder, investigation
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Perfect Neighbor (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In Kansas City, the deranged middle-age Donna Germaine stabs and kills her lover, when he calls off their relationship to stay with his wife. Donna uses an excuse to move to the house of her aunt, and she becomes obsessed in their neighbor, the ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, tense, complex
Plot: femme fatale, obsession, marriage, betrayal, murder, husband wife relationship, attraction, neighbor, starting over, marital problem
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Prisoner of Love (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Supermodel Naomi Campbell sizzles in this suspense-charged erotic thriller that delves into the dark world of obsession, seduction and crime. When a small time hood makes a hit, beautiful Tracy becomes his unwitting witness... and the object of his ...
Plot: woman in danger, hitman, murder, bandit, bartender
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Ultimate Thrill (1974)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: At a Colorado ski resort, a jealous man's paranoia results in murder.
Plot: obsession, murder, chase, stalker, marriage, stalking, skiing, affair, businessman, jealousy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Hunt for the Unicorn Killer (1999)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: An account of early 1970s social activist Ira Einhorn, who allegedly murdered his girlfriend and then fled the country.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, amateur detective, politics, crimes, protagonist as suspect, deadly, life is a bitch, crime, fugitives, investigation, police investigation, manipulation ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 337
Savage (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: There was a double homicide on the forgotten Swedish countryside several years ago. Two angry young men beat two young women to death, seemingly without any particular reason. The years passed but the images in our heads did not disappear. We tried ...
Plot: white trash, father son relationship, preacher, love, murder, pole dancing, violence, prostitution, religious, cult, sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After sixteen years of marriage and four children, Betty Broderick's high-powered attorney husband decides to leave her for a younger woman with whom he's been having an affair. Hurt by his betrayal and feeling helpless against his legal ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: murder, betrayal, crime, battle of the sexes, couples, family problems, vengeance, suburban life, suburbs, infidelity, social decay, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 3.8
 851
Toxic (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The lives of a nightclub owner, a crime boss, a stripper, a bartender, two hitmen, a prostitute and a psychic take a turn for the worse when they are trapped in an escaped mental patient's sinister path of madness and destruction.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, mental illness, mentally unstable, track down, sexual content, vengeance, violence spree, crimes, deadly, criminal's revenge, prostitute, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Five Desperate Women (1971)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Five young women vacation together at a resort on an isolated island. They are the resort's only customers and, aside from the boat captain who brought them here and the resort's handyman, Wylie, the island's only inhabitants. When ...
Plot: island, murder, sabotage, stranded, female protagonist, strangulation, stranded on an island, terror, dead woman on floor, dead woman on bed, dog, barefoot ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Before He Wakes (1998)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Initially cleared of "accidentally" killing her husband, an idyllic wife and mother comes under suspicion when police learn that her first husband also perished under similar circumstances. As the investigation unfolds, it becomes clear ...
Plot: murder, black widow, life insurance, true crime, greed, husband wife relationship, basketball coach, family relations, extramarital affair, divorce, christianity, widow ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Too Good to Be True (1988)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A self-entitled woman is determined to keep her new man to herself at all costs.
Plot: murder, sister, sociopath, female killer, husband wife relationship, female psychopath, expectant father, pregnant wife, sister sister relationship, pregnant woman, female sociopath, pregnant ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Nuts (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A high-class call girl kills a customer in self-defense. To avoid scandal, her parents try to have her declared mentally incompetent. Not helping matters is that she is very distrustful of everybody, including her court-appointed attorney, and is ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, tense, rough ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, court, self defense, prostitute, hearing, mental illness, crimes, call girl, life is a bitch, society, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 388
Love (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Serbia and Montenegro
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Told through a looping, non-linear narrative from each of the characters' points of view, the film reconstructs the stories of a Yugoslav hit man, his former lover and her police officer boyfriend, as their paths cross in New York.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, non-linear
Plot: hitman, hotel, rescue, woman in danger, law enforcement, hostage, murder, terrorism, redemption, gangsters, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: former yugoslavia, new york, europe, usa, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.0
 828
In the Shadows (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a stunt man dies in Miami, his uncle, a New York mob boss, sends a hit man to tail the stunt coordinator, whom the boss wants dead. The hit man, Eric O'Bryne, gets close to his mark's daughter, and through her he asks her dad to teach ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, crimes, crime, undercover, witnessing a crime, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, introspection, dishonesty, working undercover, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, miami, new york, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%