Movies like Murder of Innocence

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Murder of Innocence (1993)
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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 danger to all those around her as she goes from brief "short-circuits" to overtly murderous behavior.
Style: rough, bleak, gloomy, serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: psychopath, mental illness, crimes, misfit, crime, mentally unstable, murder, deadly, ice pick, swat team, mental breakdown, wedding, police, hostage, suicide, suicide by gunshot, child murderess, school shooting, teenage boy, father daughter relationship, obsessive compulsive disorder, siege, nanny, meat, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to Murder of Innocence

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, psychopath, obsession, crime and serial killer mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Murder of Innocence: Buddy Boy (1999), Committed (1991), Rampage (1987), Tucked Away (2007), Mother's Boys (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Buddy Boy (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An introvert relieves the tedium of caring for his invalid mother by spying on his neighbor.
Style: gloomy, sexual, psychological, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: misfit, mental illness, alcohol abuse, murder, voyeurism, dangerous attraction, heist, serial killer, espionage, deadly, crimes, rescue ...
Time: 90s
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100%
 5.1
 184
Committed (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A nurse is taken hostage by a patient pretending to be a doctor and is forced to administer to everyone.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, offbeat ...
Plot: mental institution, mistaken identity, murder, power relations, mentally unstable, dishonesty, misfit, patient, doctor, nurse, woman in danger, trap ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Single White Female 2: The Psycho (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A warped woman takes deadly measures to help a new roommate get rid of her problems.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, psychopath, murder, woman in danger, mentally unstable, deadly, female psychopath, roommate, sexual content, friendship, workplace intrigue, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 2K
Rampage (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Rampage delves into the subject of legal insanity, so often the default defense in modern-time gruesome crime trials. Alex McArthur plays an outwardly normal guy who goes on incredible killing and mutilating sprees until (and even after, when he ...
Style: disturbing, rough, psychological, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: courtroom, blood, capital punishment, death sentence, courtroom drama, shot to death, investigation, police investigation, crimes, legal, serial killer, legal investigation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 5.6
 21
Tucked Away (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On the surface, Ray Ryan has it all. He's a successful advertising executive with a new promotion. He has a nice home and a beautiful fiancée. Underneath it all is a dark secret he's finding harder to hide. Ray's nightmares are ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: investigation, life is a bitch, deadly, crimes, murder, secret, abusive father, aging
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Mother's Boys (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sexy but unstable wife and mother Jude walked out on her family three years ago. Now, just as suddenly, she is back. But her husband, Robert, has fallen in love with Callie, an assistant principal at his sons' school. He asks Jude for a ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, mentally unstable, injury, family problems, infidelity, family life, family in danger, obsession, dysfunctional family, danger, stalking, hidden identity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 ⇓
32%
My Sweet Killer (1999)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Charlie is an introverted person getting out of prison. He feeds in an apartment and starts dreaming of the woman who died in this apartment. And his fantasies of this woman getting worse and worse.
Style: disturbing, gloomy, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, losing-it hero, split personality, serial killer, misfit, drug dealing, psychopath, crimes, mysterious character, friendship, doctors and patients ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Bundy: An American Icon (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bundy, starring Corin Nemec in the title role and co-starring Kane Hodder, details the dark psyche and previously unexplored motivations of the man who became known as one of the most notorious serial killers to leave behind a legacy of evil.
Style: suspenseful, rough, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, obsession, psychopath, woman in danger, deadly, crimes, slasher, gory, violence spree, human nature, crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.4
 5K
In Her Skin (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Tale of a 15-year-old Australian girl who went missing.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, psychological
Plot: murder, loss of daughter, family in crisis, family problems, missing child, parents and children, crimes, deadly, envy, obsession, missing person, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1999
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.9
 3K
The Lost (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A charismatic psycho suspected of killing two innocent campers in a cold-blooded double homicide grows increasingly unstable as his suburban empire starts to crack at the foundations.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: investigation, murder, psychopath, violence, police investigation, serial killer, drug use, slasher, rivalry, crimes, deadly, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
On the Inside (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A decent but troubled young man is sent to a psychiatric institution for the criminally insane and soon finds himself in a fight for his life battling ghosts inside his head and very real enemies all around him.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, mental illness, mental institution, woman in danger, haunted by the past, redemption, confined, mentally unstable, criminal psychologist, crime and punishment, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.8
 8K
The Calling (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Detective Hazel Micallef hasn't had much to worry about in the sleepy town of Port Dundas until a string of gruesome murders in the surrounding countryside brings her face to face with a serial killer driven by a higher calling.
Style: suspenseful, tense, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, riddles and clues, psychopath, law enforcement, deadly, society, danger, crimes, murder, small town, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Deadly Tower (1975)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The real-life story of Charles Whitman's deadly shooting spree at the University of Texas is retold. In August 1966, after killing his wife and mother, Whitman climbed to the top of the school's tower and opened fire on passers-by, ...
Style: realistic, rough, disturbing, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, danger, shooting, tower, mental illness, investigation, crimes, obsession, violence spree, serial killer, university, psychopath ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.7
 4K
Supremacy (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story centers on paroled white supremacist who has just killed a cop, and takes a black family hostage. Within hours of being released from 14 years of solitary confinement in maximum-security Pelican Bay State Prison, Garrett Tully is on the ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, based on true events
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, mind game, crimes, danger, family in danger, hostages, deadly, society, confined, family relations, murder, racism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Killer Within (2004)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Addison Terrill, a former district attorney now in a lucrative private practice, has what seems to be the perfect life. But life as he knows it is turned upside down when he arrives home from work late one night to find his wife brutally murdered ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, who done it, dishonesty, legal, deadly, crimes, law enforcement, legal action, false accusation, murder investigation, husband wife relationship, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.0
 613
Frisk (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A first person narrative of a gay serial killer explores violence, sexuality, and imagination.
Style: psychological, sexual, bleak, gloomy, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, bondage, obsession, dangerous attraction, teenage life, innocence lost, voyeurism, murder, sexual relations, crimes, deadly, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Job to Kill For (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The senior creative executive at a top advertising agency seems to have it all. But when he takes on a protégée to save a major account, he gets far more help than he bargained for.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, uncover truth, deadly, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, psychopath, advertising executive, female executive, blind ambition, gays and lesbians, unstoppable ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Perfect Wife (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Leah's brother dies in a car accident, she vows revenge on the doc who failed to save him.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, revenge, femme fatale, serial killer, psychopath, couples, family problems, infidelity, couple relations, deadly, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Brad (Michael Shannon) has committed murder and barricaded himself inside his house. With the help of his friends and neighbours, the cops piece together the strange tale of how this nice young man arrived at such a dark place; Based on a true ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, realistic, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: murder, obsession, family relations, family problems, delusion, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, mental illness, parents and children, psychopath, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, peru, san diego california, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.0
 1K
Below Utopia (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Daniel returns to his family's mansion for the holidays along with his girlfriend Susanne. His family's seemingly-utopian existence is overshadowed by not only the death of Daniel's brother, but also by Daniel's failure to live ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: murder, crimes, crime gone awry, deadly, danger, confined, reunion, heist, family gatherings, gunfight, home invasion, mansion ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, suspenseful, rough, serious, erotic ...
Plot: couple relations, psychopath, family in danger, desert, crimes, rescue, crime, hostages, couples, hostage, sexual abuse, erotica ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 ⇓
26%
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 3.8
 258
Implicated (1999)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In this offbeat thriller, Ann is a young woman trying to put her life back together after she lost her child in a car wreck. Formerly a single mother, Ann has recently started dating a man named Tom, and one day Tom asks Ann for a favor -- would she ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: psychopath, kidnapping, bar, hostage, surrogate mother, death in the family, crime, dealing with death, deadly, confined, crimes, missing person ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.8
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The Colony (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thriller about a man who, along with his family, moves from a crime-ridden inner city suburb to a self-proclaimed violence-free haven overseen by a godlike businessman. However, they soon discover that life in The Colony is much more sinister than ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, realistic, serious
Plot: suburbs, murder, family relations, family life, suburban life, deadly, crimes, society, psychopath, privacy, secret, death ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 3.9
 113
The Escort (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A psycho escort (Shauna O'Brien) sets her sights on a married woman (Landon Hall). Revenge, blackmail and murder follow in this steamy late night thriller. There were several sequels.
Style: sexual, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, chaos and mayhem, couples, psychopath, crimes, femme fatale, deadly, mental illness, vengeance, mentally unstable woman, closeted lesbian, female sociopath ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.2
 4K
Mojave (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A suicidal artist goes into the desert, where he finds his doppelgänger, a homicidal drifter.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: desert, murder, drifter, crimes, mysterious man, life turned upside down, deadly, disorder, stalking, held at gunpoint, performer's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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 ⇓
24%
The Deliberate Stranger (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Based on a true story, this film depicts the life of Theodore Robert Bundy, the serial killer. In 1974, after having murdered several young women, he leaves Seattle for Utah, where he is a law student and where other girls disappear. It takes the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, psychological, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, psychopath, murder, true crime, law enforcement, rapist, false accusation, obsession, uncover truth, courtroom drama, track down ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: utah, colorado, usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Case of the Hillside Stranglers (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The true chilling story of the "two of a kind", killing cousins Angelo Buono and Kenneth Bianchi, better known as the Hillside Stranglers, is told in this TV drama.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, police detective, obsession, legal, crime, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, rape, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%