Movies and TV shows like Secret Smile

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Secret Smile (2005)
 6.9
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Secret Smile (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: When Miranda splits up with her creepy boyfriend Brendan because he attacked her she finds out that he is now going out with her sister Kerry and later proposes to her. Miranda warns her sister, as Brendan swims his way into their family ruining peoples lives. This drama story turns into a Ultimate Terror Twist.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, mind bending, realistic, tense, captivating, surprise ending, suspense
Plot: obsession, psychopath, stalking, mind game, murder of wife, investigation, manipulations, danger, manipulation, dishonesty, teenage life, crimes, serial killer, vengeance, mental illness, love affair, murder, couples, dangerous attraction, gory, deadly, male female relationship, murder investigation, policewoman, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, australia

Most similar movies to Secret Smile

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and psychological films and TV series with plots about deadly, crimes, murder, danger, psychopath, mystery and serial killer mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Secret Smile: Playmaker (1994), Impulse (2008), Tangled (2001), Love Thy Neighbor (2006), Blind Terror (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.3
 382
Playmaker (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A would-be actress uncovers horrifying files on other starlets.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: mystery, manipulations, manipulation, crimes, mentally unstable, rivalry, power relations, murder, actress, vengeance, mentor, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 2K
Impulse (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Acting on impulse, Claire Dennison (Willa Ford), enjoys a brief fling with a sexy stranger (a dead ringer for her husband), only to realize that the object of her desire is a crazed, manipulative, and tenacious psychopath.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, sexy ...
Plot: sexual fantasy, infidelity, psychopath, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, love affair, danger, stalking, obsession, woman in danger, sexual relations, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.6
 2K
Tangled (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young man is found bruised, beaten and stumbling down a secluded road. As the police try to piece together what happened, the convoluted relationship between a young woman and her two suitors gradually emerges.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological, tense ...
Plot: love triangle, dangerous attraction, investigation, obsession, missing person, uncover truth, police investigation, teenage life, psychopath, mysterious character, mind game, murder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Love Thy Neighbor (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Plagued by flashbacks of a violent home invasion, Laura Benson is on the brink of a nervous breakdown. Looking for a fresh start, she and her husband sell their house and relocate to a seemingly idyllic gated community. But, little do the Bensons ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: stalking, psychopath, haunted by the past, obsession, family in danger, mind game, rivalry, dishonesty, amateur detective, deadly, mentally unstable, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 305
Blind Terror (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After marrying a handsome man she barely knows, a woman experiences threatening calls and violent attacks from a mysterious woman who claims to be her new husband's former lover.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: dangerous attraction, woman in danger, mystery, private detective, danger, dishonesty, family problems, couples, infidelity, stalking, deadly, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Thorne: Sleepyhead (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, Canada, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Thorne Sleepyhead: follows DI Tom Thornes investigation into a mysterious serial killer. His first three victims ended up dead. His fourth was not so fortunate. Alison Willetts is unlucky to be alive. She has survived a stroke, deliberately induced ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, police investigation, crimes, murder, hunt down, danger, society, law enforcement, crime, deadly, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.4
 653
Undeniable (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 44 min.
Story: 25 years ago, Jane saw a man killing her mother. Today, she's a well adjusted wife and mother herself. While having a physical, she notices a doctor who looks like the killer and reports him. No one believes her - except one cop.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: murder, haunted by the past, police investigation, couples, deadly, crimes, witnessing a crime, couple relations, murder witness, strong female presence
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.6
 808
Obsessed (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman claims she had an affair with a married neurosurgeon and stands trial for allegedly harassing him.
Style: bleak, tense, serious, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, manipulations, dangerous attraction, psychiatrist, mind game, mental illness, dishonesty, infidelity, prison, doctor, manipulation, doctors and patients ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 1K
Roman (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Roman (Lucky McKee) is a lonely young man who yearns to find love, happiness and companionship. Tormented by his ungrateful co-workers and trapped in a life of tedium as a welder in a local factory, Roman's one pleasure is his obsession with ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: isolation, murder, factory, serial killer, mind game, psychopath, dangerous attraction, obsession, destructive relationship, deadly, crimes, mentally unstable ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Jericho Mansions (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A murder in an old apartment building leads the superintendent to suspect everyone, and eventually himself, of the murder.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: mystery, investigation, mind game, mysterious character, amateur detective, uncover truth, manipulation, memory loss, who done it, murder, psychopath, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Christina's House (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The teenager Christina, her younger brother Bobby, and their father James Tarling moves to a rented house in a small town in Washington to be close to Christina's mother Joanne, who is interned in an asylum. The house is being repaired by Howie ...
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: murder, teenager, amateur detective, mystery, supernatural, psychopath, danger, deadly, love triangle, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Multiple Personality Detective Psycho - Kazuhiko Amamiya Returns (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 54 min.
Story: Yosuke Kobayashi, a detective assigned on a homicide unit, saw his wife killed by a serial killer, Shinji Nishizono. From a shock he suffered MPD (multiple personality disorder) and became Kazuhiko Amamiya. Soon after he managed to hunt down and ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, serious, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, police detective, murder, riddles and clues, psychopath, deadly, law enforcement, danger, rivalry, mystery, obsession ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.2
 7K
Eye Candy (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Tech genius Lindy, convinced by her roommate to begin online dating, begins to suspect that one of her mysterious suitors may be a deadly cyber stalker. When her friends at the elusive cyber-police uncover a potential serial killer in Manhattan, all ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, investigation, woman in danger, missing person, looking for love, computers and web, crimes, murder, deadly, love and romance, hacker, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Escape Artist (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A chilling and bloody legal thriller that explores the line between law and justice. Will Burton, a talented junior barrister of peerless intellect and winning charm, specialises in spiriting people out of tight legal corners. He is in high demand ...
Style: intellectual, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: legal, lawyer, hotshot lawyer, law firm, lawyers and clients, courtroom drama, murder, revenge, deadly, crimes, danger, jury ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 8.5
 221K
Hannibal (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Both a gift and a curse, Graham has the extraordinary ability to think like his prey—he sees what they see, feels what they feel. But while Graham is pursuing an especially troubling, cannibalistic murderer, Special Agent Jack Crawford teams him ...
Style: psychological, tense, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mind game, psychopath, cannibal, cannibalism, psychiatrist, death, crime, mental patient, special agents, graphic violence, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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 ⇓
42%
 6.4
 270
Fallen Angel (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 205 min.
Story: Based on the Roth Trilogy of novels by Andrew Taylor, Fallen Angel tells the story of Rosie Byfield, a clergyman's daughter, who grows up to be a psychopathic killer. It has an unusual narrative that moves backwards in time as it uncovers the ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, serial killer, crimes, psychopath, weakness, betrayal, mystery, life is a bitch, murder, violence, flashback, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 179
Birthmarked (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 172 min.
Story: After the death of her mother, a young woman embarks on a hunt for several men, who appear to be connected by a piece of music, which she plays to each of them over the phone, before killing them.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: mystery, police investigation, deadly, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, vengeance, murder, serial killer, female assassin, crime, diary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 3K
Profiler (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Profiler is an American crime drama that aired on NBC from 1996 to 2000. The series follows the exploits of a criminal profiler working with the FBI's fictional Violent Crimes Task Force based in Atlanta, Georgia. Ally Walker starred as ...
Style: tense, serious, psychological, stylized, rough ...
Plot: profiler, investigation, crimes, mind game, good versus evil, serial killer, murder, danger, fbi, haunted by the past, partners against crime, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.4
 384
Fatal Trust (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the father of her kid son Sam was killed by an escaped psychiatric patient, Kate decides it's time for a new chapter in her life. She moves to the town where her former lover Tom lives and now works in the sheriff's department, and ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: family relations, mystery, psychopath, deadly, danger, crimes, small town, male female relationship, murder, tied feet, death, ex lover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Blood Relatives (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Montreal police inspector (Donald Sutherland) cracks a murder case with clues from the victim's diary.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, twist ending ...
Plot: murder, family relations, investigator, incest, diary, blood, relatives, teenager, police investigation, crimes, investigation, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
Place: canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 ⇓
37%
 4.3
 384
Body Chemistry (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A research project on sexual response leads two doctors into an affair where their deepest passions and darkest fantasies are revealed.
Style: sexy, erotic, psychological, suspenseful, sexual ...
Plot: fatal attraction, infidelity, obsession, seduction, laboratory, love triangle, dangerous attraction, love affair, danger, stalking, mental illness, sexual relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 4.7
 3K
Trauma (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Awaking from a coma to discover his wife has been killed in a car accident, Ben's world may as well have come to an end. A few weeks later, Ben's out of hospital and, attempting to start a new life, he moves home and is befriended by a ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: obsession, haunted by the past, investigation, crimes, supernatural ability, psychopath, murder, supernatural, mysterious character, mind game, danger, starting over ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Malice Aforethought (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Dr. Edmund Bickleigh is married to a particularly overbearing woman who reminds him at every turn that he is living in her house. But the good doctor has outside interests to help him cope.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: mystery, mind game, mysterious character, investigation, rivalry, danger, intrigue, obsession, infidelity, dangerous attraction, murder, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Secrets & Lies (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A man who finds the body of a young boy quickly becomes the prime murder suspect, putting his life and his family at risk.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, protagonist as suspect, police investigation, murder suspect, uncover truth, crimes, law enforcement, mystery, family problems, deadly, family in crisis, loss of child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 3K
Freeze Frame (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sean Veil is an ultra paranoid murder suspect who takes to filming himself round the clock to provide an alibi, just in case he's ever accused of another crime. Problems arise however when the police do come calling and the one tape that can ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Plot: obsession, false accusation, haunted by the past, alibi, mind game, uncover truth, mental illness, mystery, life is a bitch, suspect, crimes, crime ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, mind game, danger, stalking, obsession, psychopath, dangerous attraction, crimes, rivalry, mentally unstable, deadly, architect ...
Time: contemporary, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.9
 1K
Epitafios (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Epitafios is a 2004 13-episode, Argentinian crime fiction TV mini-series with the tagline: El Final Está Escrito ... The End Is Written. The series, which takes place in an unnamed South American city, was shot in Buenos Aires. The series was ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: psychologist, murder, police, mystery, riddles and clues, serial killer, haunted by the past, crimes, vengeance, danger, deadly, psychiatrist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
I Dream of Murder (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Johanna is a therapist on the verge of a midlife crisis. When one of her patients is found brutally murdered, she takes it upon herself to solve the mystery. But why is this stressed-out shrink willing to risk her marriage, her career and her entire ...
Style: suspense, tense, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, midlife crisis, investigation, mystery, doctors and patients, crimes, therapist, police, female protagonist, car accident, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%