Movies like Stranger in My House

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Stranger in My House (1999)
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Stranger in My House (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A middle-aged woman takes on a young female tenant to help pay her debts, but gets a lot more than she bargains for when the girl starts to act very strangely indeed . . .
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: wife, tenant, lifetime, poison, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief), manipulation, mind game, woman in danger, domestic disturbance, psychopath, police officer, police, violence, female nudity, house, african american, caucasian, cell, injection, telephone, bare breasts, knife, toilet, bathtub ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Stranger in My House

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and psychological films with plots about danger, crimes, deadly, murder, psychopath, female nudity and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Stranger in My House: Lying in Wait (2001), Tracks of a Killer (1996), Poison Ivy: The Secret Society (2008), Perfect Prey (1998), The Midnight Hour (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Lying in Wait (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Young bachelor Babee is looking after his dead mother's estate when married couple Keith and Vera move in. Babee becomes attracted to them by the beautiful Vera and the risk taking Keith. However at a party Vera crashes her car, putting Keith ...
Style: suspenseful, sexy, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: murder, twists and turns, vengeance, nudity (full frontal - brief), rivalry, cons and scams, hollywood, estate, graphic violence, sexual content, female nudity, drowning ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Tracks of a Killer (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Business mogul David Hawkner and his wife are enjoying a quiet vacation by themselves at their isolated retreat. The serenity is broken when they become the targets of a handsome, crazed killer.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psycho, psychopath, crimes, rescue, confined, rivalry, adventure, captivity, uninhibited rivalry, woman in danger, kidnapping, snow ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Poison Ivy: The Secret Society (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A mysterious death of a young college student occurs late one night at a prestigious New England college...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Plot: mind game, erotica, femme fatale, secret society, blackmail, manipulation, youth, rivalry, haunted by the past, destructive relationship, power relations, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 5.4
 389
Perfect Prey (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A former Texas Ranger is recruited by a Houston police captain to assist a homicide detective in the search for an elusive serial killer who collects antique dolls.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, psychologist, texas ranger, murder, kidnapping, obsession, woman in danger, police detective, criminal psychologist, psychopath, mystery, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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The Midnight Hour (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alex Sheppard, a college student who hosts a late-night talk show on the campus radio station, finds herself in dire straits when she enrolls in the school her recently murdered sister attended in order to track down the killer. Little does Alex ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, sexy, enigmatic ...
Plot: serial killer, amateur detective, woman in danger, crimes, police investigation, law enforcement, couples, psychopath, who done it, dangerous attraction, stalking, college life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.9
 584
Spanish Judges (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A con-artist hires two low-lifes to cover him during a deal, ending with three criminals, two dueling pistols, and one night they'll never forget
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, neo noir
Plot: psychopath, mind game, mystery, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crime gone awry, dishonesty, rivalry, betrayal, heist, mentally challenged ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.1
 204
Blind Witness (1989)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Woman is trapped in her home with her husband's killers.
Style: tense, exciting, serious, realistic, slasher ...
Plot: murder, disability, psychopath, track down, crimes, law enforcement, stalking, dealing with death, criminal heroes, woman in danger, curses spells and rituals, caucasian ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Where Truth Lies (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Driven to drink by his wife's death, a tormented doctor is committed to an experimental rehab.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: rape, murder, insanity, nudity (full frontal - brief), mystery, crimes, life is a bitch, heroes, unfulfillment, losing-it hero, mad scientist, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 5.4
 300
Dead Silence (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three young students go into a holiday which rapidly turns into horror as they hit-and-run a lonely hitchhiker in desert. They decide to keep the accident a secret, but as more and more evidence begins to turn up, they face the contradiction between ...
Style: tense, scary, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: hit and run, desert, wife, police, tv reporter, friends, holiday, crimes, haunted by the past, college, friendship, african american ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.2
 2K
Pursued (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A fast rising hi-tech executive must protect his career and family from the ruthless tactics of a homicidal corporate headhunter.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mind game, undercover, espionage, rivalry, stalking, prodigy, psychopath, crimes, false identity, fight, blackmail, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.4
 1K
Agnosia (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The protagonist is a young woman, Joan Prats suffering from agnosia, a strange, primary visual disease that is one of the neuropsychological disorders of perception. Although her eyes and ears are in perfect condition, her brain is not able to ...
Style: atmospheric, gothic, realistic, psychological, tense ...
Plot: rivalry, disability, mind game, who to trust, dishonesty, manipulation, empire, spanish history, psychology, love story, nudity (full frontal - brief), cheating ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Above Suspicion (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dempsey Cain is an honored cop, a loving husband and father, and mentor to his handsome younger brother. Then a drug dealer's bullet paralyzes him for life and Dempsey's world is shattered. Suddenly, his wife and brother seem to care less ...
Style: neo noir, erotic, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: disability, physical disability, spouse killer, courtroom, police, paralysis, affair, adultery, quadriplegic, whodunit, police officer, sibling relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.9
 30
Red Ink (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A female doctor is shot by police who think she pulled a gun on them. A reporter looks into the case and discovers links to the deaths of several black children.
Style: serious, suspense, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: investigation, murder, conspiracy, police, conspiracy theory, female doctor, doctor, violence, african american, writers, paranoia, newspaper ...
Place: atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.3
 595
Blue Desert (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After surviving rape, comic-book artist Lisa Roberts is moving from New York City to small town in Arizona. But there's danger in small towns too.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: desert, motorcycle, stalker, artist, crimes, stalking, life is a bitch, psychopath, love triangle, city life, small town life, small town ...
Time: 90s
Place: arizona, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.4
 12K
Hush (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jackson and Helen are in love and about to have their first child when they move in with Jackson's mother, Martha, in order to take care of the family estate. But all is not well in this household. Martha is jealous of her son's affection ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, emotional, serious ...
Plot: domineering mother, mentally unstable, dysfunctional family, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, family relations, borderline personality disorder, family problems, parents and children, manipulation, obsessive love, female psychopath, pregnancy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: kentucky, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.6
 325
Wild Cactus (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A married couple vacationing in the desert are held hostage by a pair of psychopaths.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, erotic, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, family in danger, couple relations, crimes, rescue, couples, hostage, erotica, murder, sex scene, lesbian sex, snake ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Blind Injustice (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A blind woman finds herself the target of an attacker again after the person originally convicted of her rape is found to be innocent of the crime.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Plot: prison life, prison, disability, injustice, life is a bitch, confined, crimes, false accusation, woman in danger, blindness, criminal's revenge, woman with a gun ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Hollywood film executive gets blackmailed by a derelict who uses some damaging information to move into his house and take over his perfect life for himself.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: frame up, mind game, dishonesty, psychopath, false accusation, murder, manipulation, protagonist as suspect, crime gone awry, disorder, cons and scams, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 4.3
 1K
Born Bad (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young woman (Bonnie Dennison) falls for a mysterious man (Michael Welch) who reveals his dark side.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: murder, psychopath, father daughter relationship, dishonesty, hidden identity, family relations, dangerous attraction, abusive boyfriend, crimes, confined, couples, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Mummy An' the Armadillo (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Secrets, murders and lies... all in the name of family. In the middle of nowhere sits the Armadillo Café.The once popular, but now desolate, café is run by a strange family led a troubled, booze-addled mother (Betty Buckley) and a disturbed family ...
Style: tense, psychological, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: mind game, psychopath, mystery, crimes, family problems, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals, mysterious character, family relations, woman in danger, missing person, diner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.4
 290
Bloodknot (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A grieving family opens its household to an unknown women who claims to have been their dearly departed's girlfriend.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, bleak, sexual ...
Plot: incestuous sex, sex in car, incest, brother sister incest, woman seduces a man, hidden identity, sex scene, half sister, female nudity, seductress, lgbt, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Her Name Is Carla (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two strangers refuse to leave the seaside home of a couple, which leads to sexual tension and crime.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: rape, mind game, couple relations, couples, stranger, husband wife relationship, adultery, rape and revenge, empire, nudity (full frontal - brief), impotent husband, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: zimbabwe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.0
 892
Night Game (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A police detective tracks a serial killer who is stalking young women on a beach front after each game that a baseball pitcher wins
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, baseball, murder, police detective, psychopath, nudity (full frontal - brief), stalking, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, woman in danger, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Living in Peril (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The young architect Walter leaves his wife Linda to go to L.A. to draw a mansion for Harrison. On the highway a truck driver almost drives him off the road. Walter calls the truck-company to complain. The driver gets fired. When Walter arrives to ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, stalking, mind game, obsession, rivalry, mentally unstable, crimes, psychopath, dangerous attraction, architect, uncover truth, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.1
 260
Roulette (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When three very different people (Mike Baldwin, Will Haza, Ali Lukowski) from three completely different worlds begin a deadly game of Russian Roulette, they soon discover that their pasts are a trilogy of overlapping events that have brought them ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, psychological, non-linear ...
Plot: russian roulette, suicide, life is a bitch, mind game, destiny, down on your luck, game of death, woman in danger, deadly, danger, unreliable narrator, gun
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A suburban family chooses seemingly sweet Peyton Flanders as their newborn's nanny. Only much later does the infant's mother, Claire Bartel, realize Peyton's true intentions -- to destroy Claire and replace her in the family. The ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, serious, psychological ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: obsession, nanny, vengeance, twists and turns, female psychopath, psychopath, domestic disturbance, home invasion, suicide, asthma, sexual abuse, manipulation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: seattle, washington state, san francisco, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.8
 366
Fatal Secrets (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: "BALANCING THE BOOKS" is a character-driven suspense drama about an attractive woman who enlists the help of her two best friends to confront a traumatic experience she can no longer deny. Julia, divorced and successfully self-employed, ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, secret, couple relations, maniac, uncover truth, murder, family problems, sexual abuse, woman in danger, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Sinful Intrigue (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A mysterious attacker is preying on the rich and decadent set in an elite community.
Style: erotic, serious, realistic, sexy, mind bending ...
Plot: lesbian sex, voyeurism, bondage, woman with a gun, sex, blonde, erotica, coitus, female nudity, voyeur, lesbianism, fondling ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Three for the Devil (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A man just released from a mental institution gets involved in a gold mine scheme while trying to avoid the cops, a wrathful drug dealer, and a sultry femme fatale.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, master criminal, haunted by the past, criminal heroes, confined, drug dealing, dishonesty, unlikely partners, friendship, couples, empire, blonde ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Perfect Tenant (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Twenty years ago Danny Summer found his father hanging from the rafters on Christmas Eve. Ever since that night he has been plotting revenge. When Brian Hartwell moves into Jessica Michael's guesthouse, she has no idea that her new tenant has a ...
Style: scary, serious, psychological, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: psychopath, mind game, mysterious character, split personality, haunted by the past, vengeance, chase, rivalry, intrigue, crimes, supernatural, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%