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, 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, male male kiss, teenager, prison, maniac, school ...
Time: 80s

Most similar movies to Fatal Charm

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about deadly, crimes, murder, serial killer, psychopath, danger and crime mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like Fatal Charm: I Start Counting (1969), Murder 101 (1991), Hide and Go Shriek (1988), The Sadist (1963), Innocents (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: serial killer, friendship, murder, psychopath, family relations, stalking, voyeur, crying, killer, stalker, life is a bitch, best friends ...
Time: 60s
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95%
 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: psychological, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, investigation, police investigation, dishonesty, frame up, police corruption, who done it, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, false accusation, mind game, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, slasher, prostitute, store, survival, murder, crimes, danger, youth, deadly, gays and lesbians, stalking ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.7
 2K
The Sadist (1963)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three people driving into Los Angeles for a Dodgers game have car trouble and pull off into an old wrecking yard where they are held at bay by a bloodthirsty psycho and his crazy girlfriend.
Style: psychological, bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, sadism, murder, car trouble, junkyard, teacher, runaway, snake, crimes, deadly, danger ...
Time: 60s
Place: california, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Innocents (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A traveling cellist gets involved with two disturbed sisters on their way to Seattle to tell their mom that their dad has just passed away. On the way, the two kill a judge and a few others unknown to the cellist. Eventually he gets pinned for the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary
Plot: murder, mind game, criminal heroes, serial killer, psychopath, dangerous attraction, false accusation, crimes, danger, police investigation, deadly, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.0
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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: psychological, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
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 ⇓
69%
 4.1
 413
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: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: murder, hitman, unlikely criminals, mystery, deadly, crimes, danger, crime, parents and children, dishonesty, manipulations, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.8
 13K
The Stepfather (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
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, serious ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, family relations, maniac, investigation, real estate agent, shower, murder of family, teenager, widow, stepfather ...
Time: 80s
Place: turkey, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 5.3
 775
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: suspenseful, rough, psychological, mind bending, atmospheric ...
Plot: crimes, police investigation, police detective, psychopath, mysterious character, mind game, serial killer, false accusation, track down, dangerous attraction, deadly, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Centerfold Girls (1974)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Police try to halt a psychotic killer's (Andrew Prine) rampage against women who posed nude in men's magazines.
Style: bleak, rough, sexual, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, rapist, stewardess, gory, woman in danger, track down, law enforcement, crime, danger, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 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, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), train, murder, youth, deadly, life is a bitch, rivalry, misfit, crimes, dishonesty, disorder, family relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: orphan, slasher, obsession, psychopath, high school, murder, serial killer, investigation, child abuse, coach, incest, mental illness ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.4
 40K
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: dark humor, tense, serious, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), rape, crime, secretary, false accusation, strangulation, psychopath, necktie, police ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: london, england, europe, scotland yard, tower bridge london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.9
 576
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, mystery, rebellion, investigation, life is a bitch, friendship, rebelliousness, teenage life, college life, idealism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.0
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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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, deadly, profiler, manhunt, mind game, crimes, police detective, law enforcement, writer's life, psychopath, american abroad ...
Time: 90s
Place: glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, deadly, crimes, small town, investigation, hairdresser, barbershop, undercover, car wash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, danger, obsession, survival, crimes, rescue, mind game, slasher, deadly, psychopath, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, michigan, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Hitcher in the Dark (1989)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sick young man drives around in his daddy's camper, looking for lone stray females to kidnap, torture, rape, and murder.
Style: rough, sexual, scary, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: kidnapping, murder, obsession, slasher, serial killer, hitchhiking, rivalry, crimes, deadly, mystery, crime, contests and competitions ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, profanity, serial killer, investigation, young heroes, amateur detective, murder, danger, deadly, youth, confined, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Lost Angel (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
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: psychological, suspenseful, rough, scary, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, crucifix, deadly, dealing with death, crime, crimes, religions or cults, investigation, mystery, danger, murder, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.0
 325
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, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, obsession, teenage life, parents and children, family relations, deadly, youth, crimes, mystery, mind game ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 193
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: desert, serial killer, mind game, coming of age, deadly, murderous pair, crimes, crime, manipulation, couples, who done it, teenage life ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 5.2
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Sweet 16 (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A beautiful lonely girl named Melissa tries to make new friends from a town she's currently living in. The only problem is, each of the boys that she spends time with end up brutally murdered. Her sixteenth birthday is on the way, but Melissa ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, murder, serial killer, teenage life, gory, deadly, slasher, small town, female serial killer, parents and children, crimes, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.0
 81
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, escapades, crimes, daring rescue, confined, deadly, danger, chases and races, forces of nature, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.6
 662
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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, police detective, religions or cults, psychopath, violence spree, danger, undercover, law enforcement, special agents, race against time, legal ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: mind bending, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: serial killer, crimes, danger, police investigation, psychopath, police detective, curses spells and rituals, riddles and clues, who done it, track down, teenage life, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.7
 424
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, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, investigation, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, mystery, serial killer, who done it, psychopath, dishonesty, life is a bitch, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.1
 248
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: bleak, rough, suspenseful, scary, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: slasher, psychopath, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, telephone, dishonesty, crime, police investigation, deadly, protagonist as suspect, graphic violence, who done it ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.9
 3K
Jack's Back (1988)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young doctor is suspected when a series of Jack the Ripper copycat killings is committed. However, when the doctor himself is murdered, his identical twin brother claims to have seen visions of the true killer.
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: woman in danger, murder, psychopath, police investigation, serial killer, prostitute, slasher, dual role, scalpel, hypnosis, murder of a prostitute, twins ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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