Movies like A Crime of Passion

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A Crime of Passion (1999)
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A Crime of Passion (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a physician is murdered, his eldest daughter is accused of the crime, but the man's seductive new wife may not be all that she appears.
Style: suspense
Plot: murder, mystery, doctor, stepmother, false accusation, death, physician, father daughter relationship, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, false accusation of murder, husband wife relationship, bound and gagged, tied to a chair, false accusations

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Most similar movies to A Crime of Passion

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about murder, mystery, crimes, investigation, false accusation, deadly and husband wife relationship mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like A Crime of Passion: A Promise to Carolyn (1996), Pendulum (1969), Jesse Stone: Innocents Lost (2011), Murder: By Reason of Insanity (1985), Friendships, Secrets and Lies (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Promise to Carolyn (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When two sisters can no longer go on living with the painful memory of their baby sister being murdered 37 years ago by their stepmother, together they try to uncover the truth.
Plot: true crime, memory, hypnosis, stepmother, repressed memory, forensic evidence, post traumatic stress, flashback, family relations, exhumation, sister, murder ...
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Pendulum (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On the evening of his decoration for bringing a murderer to justice, Washington DC Police Captain Frank Matthews' wife, and her lover are murdered in bed. Jailed as the prime suspect, with the aforementioned murderer released on a technicality ...
Plot: death, murder, falsely accused, police captain, on the run, murder of wife, false accusation, murderer, police officer
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69%
Jesse Stone: Innocents Lost (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jesse investigates the suspicious death of a young friend while the police force deals with the arrogant new police chief who is the son-in-law of a town councilman.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: investigation, false accusation, mystery, murder, crimes, law enforcement, quitting job, small town, police officer, tattoo, flashback, gymnasium ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new england, boston
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63%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Avenging Ace (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mason defends a man he had sentenced to prison when he was an appellate-court judge. Now, 18 months after the sentencing, a new witness turns up to prove the man's innocence. Mason steps in to defend the man.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, murder, false accusation, frame up, mystery, who done it, legal action, injustice, wrongfully committed, courtroom drama, power relations, legal investigation ...
Time: 80s
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56%
Murder: By Reason of Insanity (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A crime drama dircted by Anthony Page.
Plot: murder, domestic violence, immigrants, insanity, ex husband ex wife relationship, terror, husband wife relationship, judge, fear, nurse, polish american
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55%
Friendships, Secrets and Lies (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Six former sorority sisters are suspected of murder when a baby's skeleton is found in the ruins of the sorority house.
Plot: murder, sorority, female bonding, all female cast, female friendship, women
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Honor Thy Father and Mother: The True Story of the Menendez Murders (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: TV movie based on the novel "Blood Brothers," about the murder of Jose Menéndez and his wife Kitty by their sons, Erik and Lyle.
Plot: father son relationship, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, death, death of father, family relations, death of mother, murder, courtroom, matricide, patricide, mother son relationship
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44%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Desperate Deception (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Perry Mason ventures to Paris to defend a U.S. Marine Corps Captain accused of murdering a man suspected of being a Nazi SS Officer.
Style: mind bending, serious, realistic, rough, clever ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, uncover truth, dedicated lawyer, dishonesty, legal investigation, law enforcement, confined, military, hotshot lawyer, mystery, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s
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44%
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Murder in Mississippi (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1964, members of the Ku Klux Klan murdered three Civil Rights workers who had traveled to the South to encourage African-American voter registration. Examines the last three weeks in the lives of the slain activists.
Plot: civil rights, murder, husband wife relationship, racial violence, racial prejudice, racial tension, civil rights movement, racial discrimination, hate crime, interracial friendship, racism, domestic terrorism ...
Time: 60s
Place: mississippi, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
And Then You Die (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A drug deal must deal with the mafia, Hells Angels, and police who want to arrest him. -- WorldCat
Style: neo noir
Plot: death, murder, hitman, family relations, suburbs, police, husband wife relationship, organized crime, drug dealer, criminal underworld, loyalty, raid ...
Place: montreal
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40%
Deadly Intentions (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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: doctor, husband wife relationship, murder, domineering mother, psychopath
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39%
Assignment to Kill (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A private eye is hired by an insurance company to investigate a shipping magnate suspected of deliberately sinking his own ships for the insurance money. He finds himself involved in a web of deception, double-crossing and murder.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, private investigator, private detective, betrayal, dishonesty, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, mystery, undercover, ship, cons and scams ...
Time: 60s
Place: switzerland, europe, zurich switzerland, swiss alps
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38%
The Todd Killings (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on the true story of '60s thrill-killer Charles Schmidt ("The Pied Piper of Tucson"), Skipper Todd (Robert F. Lyons) is a charismatic 23-year old who charms his way into the lives of high school kids in a small California town. ...
Style: splatter
Plot: murder, serial killer, teenage girl, psycho, homicidal maniac, death, police, teenager, small town, drugs, burial, high school ...
Place: california, tucson arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Concrete Evidence: A Fixer Upper Mystery (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Mac—Shannon’s new beau—first moved to Lighthouse Cove, he bought the historic lighthouse mansion that the town is named after. During renovation demolition, the bones of a teenage girl who went missing fifteen years ago were discovered. ...
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: murder, false accusation of murder, murder investigation, death of sister, skeleton, investigation, crime solving, child murder investigation, murder mystery, unsolved crime, crime investigation, murderer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Common (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Multi-award-winning writer Jimmy McGovern's brand new film based on the UK's controversial joint enterprise law. Jimmy McGovern's gritty drama stars Nico Mirallegro as guileless 17 year old Johnjo O'Shea, who goes from innocent ...
Style: tense, serious, thought provoking, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, crimes, courtroom, legal, parents and children, injustice, family relations, false accusation, life is a bitch, society, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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34%
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Deadly Vows (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Pastry chef Helena poisons men who don't meet her high standards. Her fiancé Charlie has nothing to worry about, at least until his sister Becca becomes suspicious of Helena's culinary killing past. It's up to Becca to save Charlie ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, disturbing, twists and turns
Plot: female serial killer, female killer, murder, chef, criminal, mystery, cookery, crimes, male female relationship, relationship problems, family problems, relationships ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Preppie Murder (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is the story of a young woman who was found dead. Now the police investigate, and evidence points to a man she was seen leaving a party with. Now when questioned, he claims that her death was accidental, as a result of rough sex. Now her family ...
Plot: sex, police, death, murder, crimes of passion, court, park
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Judgment Day: The John List Story (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The pious John List regularly goes to church and is respected by his neighbours. But one day the police finds his wife Helen and their three children slayed in their house - obviously by John, who left two letters for the police and his priest and ...
Plot: church, murder, police, child murder investigation, murder of family, debt, murder investigation, new identity, filicide, matricide, religion, domineering mother ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Carolina Skeletons (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After a long time in the army, an Afro-American soldier returns to his hometown, where, years ago, his brother was executed for the rape and murder of two white girls. The commando believes his brother to have been innocent and seeks a proof for ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: electric chair, injustice, racism, false accusation, interracial relations, murder, legal investigation, law enforcement, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect, blind ambition, mystery ...
Time: 1930s
Place: usa, south carolina, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Bad to the Bone (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A bad girl uses her brother to kill her lover.
Plot: femme fatale, brother sister relationship, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Heart Blackened (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Tae-san is a man who truly has everything: money, fame, power and two women he loves: his only daughter, Mira, and his fiancée, Yuna, a chart-topping popstar. He wants them to get along, but Mira doesn’t treat kindly her stepmother-to-be.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: murder, murder investigation, uncover truth, murder mystery, defense attorney, crime investigation, homicide detective, rich man, lawyer, crimes, relationships, mystery ...
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31%
Crime and Punishment (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 200 min.
Story: John Simm stars in this adaptation of Dostoyevsky's tragic masterpiece - a profound drama of redemption and a thrilling detective story of the soul.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: murder
Time: 19th century
Place: st. petersburg russia, russia
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31%
The Stranger Within a Woman (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Tashiro (Keiju Kobayashi) coincidentally meets his best friend Sugimoto (Tatsuya Mihashi) in a bar very close to the apartment in which Sugimoto’s wayward wife is found dead. Although Tashiro is not a suspect in the police investigation, he is ...
Plot: murder, confession, strangulation, strangled to death
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30%
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3 Acts of Murder (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1928 Arthur Upfield, Australia’s premier crime writer, plotted the perfect murder for his novel The Sands of Windee. Meanwhile, one of his friends, stockman Snowy Rowles, put the scheme into deadly effect, even before the book was published. ...
Plot: murder, writers, investigation, truck, missing person, camel
Time: year 1929
Place: australia
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30%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Silenced Singer (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Perry Mason defends the husband of a famous rock singer who was found being killed after having had a tremendous discussion with her husband and her manager.
Style: serious, realistic, mind bending, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, murder, dishonesty, law enforcement, amateur detective, crimes, legal, dedicated lawyer, investigation, mystery, private detective, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Crosscurrent (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two San Francisco detectives investigating a murder committed on one of the city's famous cable cars discover that the victim was the son of a shipping tycoon. The trail leads to a drug dealer, a shady physician and a nervous police captain
Plot: murder, police detective, hitman, drug dealer, father daughter relationship, drunkenness, bullying, father son relationship, police inspector, drug use, meeting, police captain ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Blood on Her Name (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A woman's panicked decision to cover up an accidental killing spins out of control when her conscience demands she return the dead man's body to his family.
Style: tragic ending, suspense, psychotronic, surprise ending, captivating ...
Plot: murder, father daughter relationship, accidental killing, conscience, manslaughter, guilty conscience, mother daughter relationship, guilt, confession of crime, crimes, uncover truth, hidden truth ...
Place: georgia
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29%
The Bloody Child (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This film was inspired by a real event—a young US Marine, recently back from the Gulf War, was found digging a grave for his murdered wife in the middle of the California Mojave.
Style: experimental
Plot: american soldier, soldier, american, murder, arrest, surrealism, u.s. marine, violence, prisoner, marine, husband murders wife, interrogation ...
Place: mojave desert, africa
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29%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Skin-Deep Scandal (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The owner of a cosmetics company is unveiling a new cream which she claims she's been using. She's been keeping her age a secret and now reveals that she's 60 and owes her appearance to the cream. She's later killed and the ...
Style: serious, realistic, mind bending, clever, suspenseful
Plot: courtroom, crimes, dishonesty, mystery, dedicated lawyer, legal, legal investigation, false accusation, uncover truth, murder, who done it, cosmetics ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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28%
Another Pair of Aces: Three of a Kind (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A gambler, a Texas ranger and an FBI agent are investigating a series of vigilante murders.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: injustice, false accusation, vigilantism, old west, frame up, cons and scams, friendship, vengeance, murder, mystery, heroes, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 19th century
Place: texas
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28%