Movies like Fatal Charm

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Fatal Charm (1990)
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Fatal Charm (1990)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Valerie's (Amanda Peterson) prosecutor mom is trying to put away Adam (Christopher Atkins), an alleged serial killer on trial for murdering six women. But he's so charming that the teenage Valerie just can't believe he really did it, and soon they begin sending each other letters. Adam is caught up in a jailbreak and ends up on the run.
Style: psychological, tense, rough, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending, psychotronic
Plot: serial killer, murder, death row, male male kiss, forbidden love, cheerleader, high school, teenage life, crimes, youth, confined, parents and children, crime, graphic violence, mystery, danger, false accusation, deadly, unlikely criminals, young heroes, righting the wronged, teenager, prison, maniac, school ...
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to Fatal Charm

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, serial killer, psychopath, danger and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like Fatal Charm: Nightwatch (1994), I Start Counting (1969), Murder 101 (1991), The Lost Angel (2005), Hide and Go Shriek (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
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Nightwatch (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In order to finance his law studies, Martin starts as a night watchman in a mortuary. When the victims of a serial killer of prostitutes are deposited there, scary things begin to happen. Therefore and because of a strange bet with his fellow ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, slasher, tense, macabre ...
Plot: serial killer, night watchman, bet, morgue, doctors, danger, crimes, perversion, murder, student, false accusation, addiction ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
I Start Counting (1969)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jenny Agutter plays Wynne, an adopted 14-year-old girl who has a crush on her 32-year-old stepbrother, George, played by Bryan Marshall. While spying on George in the bathroom, Wynne notices George has several scratches on his back, and finds a ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, slasher
Plot: serial killer, stalking, psychopath, family relations, murder, friendship, voyeur, killer, stalker, crying, danger, best friends ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 6.4
 1K
Murder 101 (1991)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Charles Lattimore, an author of a book about a famous murder trial, arranges to meet with one of his students one night. When the student is found murdered and Lattimore has no alibi, he suspects he is being framed by the subject of his book.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, investigation, dishonesty, frame up, police corruption, who done it, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, false accusation, law enforcement, mystery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 3.7
 417
The Lost Angel (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Slight off-balance police inspector Palmer (Alison Eastwood) works with Father Brian (Judd Nelson) to solve for a religion-based killer, while she deals with her teen-aged goth sister.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, scary, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, crucifix, danger, investigation, law enforcement, dealing with death, deadly, crimes, mystery, murder, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Hide and Go Shriek (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of teenagers spends the night in a furniture store for a graduation party. A psycho killer starts to hunt them down and kill them off.
Style: slasher, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, hide and seek, prostitute, murder, store, survival, tattoo, furniture, graduation, gory, serial killer, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.9
 426
Freeway (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A deeply-disturbed priest goes on a murderous night-time rampage across America's highways.
Style: suspenseful, rough, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, danger, crime, law enforcement, police investigation, mystery, chases and races, chase, amateur detective, crimes, manhunt, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.0
 446
Choke (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry, an uptight businessman who sometimes acts with questionable ethics, nevertheless rejects Ron, a scam artist who wants a partner. Ron won't let up and finds a lever to blackmail Henry, whose daughter Gina has killed a pedestrian in a ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: murder, hitman, mystery, unlikely criminals, deadly, crimes, dishonesty, parents and children, manipulation, crime, danger, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.2
 823
Hangman (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Death by noose. A nasty way to die if you're not dropped from a length, but instead just had the support kicked from beneath you. A series of murders like this is taking place, linked to a net-based game of 'Hangman', the words of ...
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, mind bending, atmospheric ...
Plot: crimes, police investigation, psychopath, police detective, serial killer, mysterious character, mind game, track down, dangerous attraction, false accusation, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 6.8
 15K
The Stepfather (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A seemingly mild mannered man -- who has just murdered his entire family -- quickly adopts a new identity and leaves town. After building a new relationship with a widow and her teenage daughter, he struggles to hide his true identity and maintain a ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, family relations, stepfather, maniac, investigation, widow, murder of family, real estate agent, shower, psycho ...
Time: 80s
Place: turkey, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.2
 1K
Liars All (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On New Year's eve in London, a provocative game spins out of control and ends in murder, the true killer elusive amidst conflicting testimony and hidden motives.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, youth, new year's eve, crimes, mind game, deadly, truth or dare, danger, sex scene, graphic violence, drugs/alcohol, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Slipping Into Darkness (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Three spoiled college girls are held responsible for a handicapped boys death.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, disturbing, rough, serious ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, train, dishonesty, mystery, rivalry, misfit, mentally challenged, crimes, gang, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.6
 20K
No Good Deed (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Terri is a devoted wife and mother of two, living an ideal suburban life in Atlanta when Colin, a charming but dangerous escaped convict, shows up at her door claiming car trouble. Terri offers her phone to help him but soon learns that no good deed ...
Style: psycho film, sadistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: home invasion, hostage, killer, blood, family in danger, sociopath, deadly, serial killer, confined, crime, crimes, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia, usa, atlanta georgia, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.4
 43K
Frenzy (1972)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A serial murderer is strangling women with a necktie. The London police have a suspect, but he is the wrong man.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, rape, truck, dark humor, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), crime, secretary, psychopath, strangulation, false accusation ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: london, england, europe, scotland yard, tower bridge london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Night Warning (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rejected by her lover, the only man left in Cheryl's life is the orphaned nephew she has raised as her own son. She'll stop at nothing to keep Billy with her. When her plans misfire, she is swept up into an insane frenzy that means death ...
Style: slasher, serious, realistic, gothic, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: orphan, obsession, serial killer, investigation, psychopath, murder, high school, child abuse, police, mental illness, incest, coach ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.9
 615
The Circle (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Some students at Runcie prep school form an elite club. The group is implicated in a cheating scandal and one of the club members dies mysteriously. Another member decides to try and discover the dangerous truth about Runcie.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: high school, murder, uncover truth, investigation, rebellion, mystery, friendship, rebelliousness, teenage life, college life, idealism, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.1
 605
The Last Stop (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of quircky, snow bound, strangers discover there are killers amongst them.
Style: slasher, psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, mystery, danger, confined, deadly, gory, isolation, crime scene, road accident, psycho killer, group of friends, psychopathic killer ...
Time: 90s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.0
 2K
Postmortem (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The only thing James wants is to remain away from Scotland. One day, however, he receives a fax, a printout of an unknown person's obituary. The next day, he is charged and arrested for the murder of this person.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, writer's life, deadly, law enforcement, police detective, mind game, manhunt, profiler, crimes, female full frontal nudity ...
Time: 90s
Place: glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.9
 3K
The Barber (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eugene is a small town barber, beloved by the local community, but hiding a deadly secret. John is hunting for a serial killer not to expose him but to learn the business! They form a twisted bond and turn the town upside down as Eugene teaches John ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, twists and turns, realistic
Plot: obsession, murder, mind game, serial killer, crimes, deadly, small town, investigation, hairdresser, baseball bat, car wash, barbershop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 4.6
 754
Blowback (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Whitman is a psychotic religious killer who was caught by Inspector Morell a former seminarian, whose religious knowledge led to Whitman's capture. Whitman was tried and sentenced to death. However, he was rescued by a secret government group ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, police detective, psychopath, religions or cults, undercover, danger, violence spree, deadly, legal, special agents, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.9
 369
Party Line (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A rich brother and sister are crazed killers. She lures men into her bed, and he attacks them and murders them. A detective is assigned to find the killers and bring them in.
Style: slasher, serious, realistic, scary, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, psychopath, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, telephone, female serial killer, graphic violence, rivalry, crime, crimes, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Beneath the Darkness (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After watching their best friend get murdered, a group of teens struggle to expose a local hero as the vicious killer and keep from becoming his next victims.
Style: serious, scary, suspense, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, profanity, serial killer, young heroes, amateur detective, investigation, murder, youth, confined, danger, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.9
 354
Poison (2000)
Genre: Thriller, Mystery
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Traci is a devious teenage girl who befriends and kills anyone who comes between her and her mother, Dana, a failed movie actress who lies for and protects Traci.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, obsession, family relations, parents and children, teenage life, crimes, youth, mystery, mind game, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Suspended Animation (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Hollywood animator Tom (Alex McArthur) gets lost in the Michigan woods after a snowmobile ride goes wrong. He finds refuge at an isolated cabin inhabited by two sisters (Laura Esterman and Sage Allen). Initially grateful to them, Tom soon realizes ...
Style: rough, psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, danger, obsession, survival, crimes, rescue, mind game, serial killer, deadly, psychopath, isolation, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 228
Dead Beat (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In 1965, Rudy, a Midwestern high-school kid, moves to Albuquerque; lonely and friendless, he's attracted to Kit, slightly older, with a car, his own apartment, and spending money. Kit loves Elvis and loves the ladies; plus, he's a complete ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: serial killer, desert, rivalry, love and romance, good versus evil, ego clash, youth, best friends, mind game, coming of age, deadly, murderous pair ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.7
 451
Final Move (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The LA police are baffled: someone is killing people who have been found innocent of violent crimes. At the crime scenes, DNA evidence and clues linked to chess point to a suspect who's dead, recently executed for murders with a similar M.O. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, police investigation, mystery, serial killer, psychopath, who done it, false accusation, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.1
 101
The Cursed (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman desperate to save her injured husband is taken hostage by an escaped mental patient.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: hostage, escaped mental patient, unlikely criminals, daring rescue, escapades, crimes, confined, danger, deadly, chases and races, forces of nature, married couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Massacre at Central High (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Maimed by bullies at a California high school, a new student (Derrel Maury) engineers acts of revenge.
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, high school, school, psychopath, pursuit, prank, rivalry, gang, revenge, dead teenager, crimes, injustice ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.3
 267
Fashion Victim (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Andrew Cunanan started his murderous spree in Minnesota, continued through Chicago, and despite being the subject of an intense manhunt, was able to kill fashion great Gianni Versace, in Miami, before killing himself.
Style: sincere, suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: serial killer, fbi, fashion designer, manhunt, crimes, on the run, violence spree, deadly, gay interest, murder, killing spree, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Relentless IV: Ashes to Ashes (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sam Dietz is back and must find and stop another serial killer before he kills again. Detective work for Dietz is tough having to juggle two gorgeous women - one his partner, and the other his shrink, who holds the key to the case.
Style: slasher, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, stalking, graphic violence, police detective, psychopath, who done it, track down, curses spells and rituals, riddles and clues, teenage life, lone wolves ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.5
 16K
Shocker (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After being sent to the electric chair, a serial killer uses electricity to come back from the dead and carry out his vengeance on the football player who turned him in to the police.
Style: slasher, sadistic, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, electric chair, supernatural, maniac, evil, psychopath, reincarnation, police investigation, vengeance, gory, danger, serial killer ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%