Movies like Blue Desert

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Blue Desert (1990)
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Blue Desert (1990)
Genre: 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: psychological, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, neo noir
Plot: desert, artist, motorcycle, stalker, psychopath, love triangle, crimes, stalking, life is a bitch, small town, city life, small town life, rape, police officer, police, female artist, drawing, female protagonist, ex convict, diner, peeping tom, rape victim, fossil, bingo, new yorker ...
Time: 90s
Place: arizona, new york, usa

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Most similar movies to Blue Desert

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about crimes, danger, deadly, psychopath, murder, stalking and woman in danger mostly in Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Blue Desert: Poker Run (2009), Tripfall (2000), Night Drive (1977), Dead Silence (1991), The Seduction (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 3.6
 384
Poker Run (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Robert (Bertie Higgins) and Allan (J.D. Rudometkin) decide to add some excitement to their lives by taking up Harley riding. But things go south when two psychopathic bikers (Robert Thorne and Jay Wisell) kidnap their wives (Debra Hopkins and ...
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: psychopath, desert, gang, motorcycle chase, confined, crimes, buddies, mind game, couple relations, family in crisis, biker, abduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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95%
 3.9
 451
Tripfall (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A serial killer turns the life of a family on vacation into a nightmare.
Style: serious, psychological, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, psychopath, race against time, rivalry, daring rescue, gang, crimes, confined, parents and children, religions or cults, amusement park ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
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89%
 6.0
 644
Night Drive (1977)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A housewife is stalked by a psycho after she sees him a murder a highway patrol officer.
Style: road movie, serious, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: woman in danger, stalker, psychopath, stalking, on the road, murder, witness, on the run, witnessing a crime, criminal's revenge, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: colorado, usa, phoenix arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 5.3
 296
Dead Silence (1991)
Genre: 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: scary, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: desert, hit and run, tv reporter, police, college, friendship, haunted by the past, crimes, holiday, friends, caucasian, african american ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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The Seduction (1982)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A beautiful newscaster is stalked and tormented by a photographer obsessed with her beauty.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: stalker, stalking, psychopath, mentally unstable, journalism, rivalry, media, best friends, crimes, obsession, vengeance, couples ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.7
 982
Lady Beware (1987)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Young and good looking Katya, a window dresser for a big department store in Pittsburgh, begins a love story with a journalist, Mac Odell. She is however stalked by Jack, a married man who has a fixation with her. Jack makes Katya's life ...
Style: neo noir, sexy, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, couples, psychopath, rivalry, investigation, crimes, journalism, dishonesty, vengeance, murder, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 4.5
 814
Drones (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Drones begins in the Nevada desert, where new girl Sue Lawson joins airman Jack in a hot, windowless bunker from which they manoeuvre unmanned drones across the plains of Afghanistan. Their first day at work is awkward but polite, with Jack all too ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: terrorism, moral dilemma, desert, u.s. military, strong female presence, us military, computer game, middle east conflict, danger, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Devil's in the Details (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 7 minutes from now in Nogales, Arizona, Thomas Conrad's life will forever change when he gets caught up in a Mexican cartels poetic game of drug mule chess.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, drug dealing, race against time, drug cartel, rivalry, strong violent content, mexican, danger, chases and races
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 3.9
 816
Shelter Island (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Ally Sheedy is a retired golfer turned motivational speaker. Patsy Kensit plays her lover and also works with her. There is another girl as well. There are some difficulties at work, a New York firm. So Ally decides she's going to go away for ...
Style: serious, tense, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: crimes, island, mind game, couples, obsession, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, mysterious character, stalking, isolation, murder, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.4
 585
Shadow of Fear (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a new boy is employed to work in a coffee shop, he turns out to be a schizophrenic who refuses to take his medication, and makes the life of the popular young waitress who works there a misery.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, mental illness, hunted, woman in danger, psychopath, life turned upside down, crimes, possessed human, threat, family problems, possessed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.0
 103
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: hostage, escaped mental patient, unlikely criminals, crimes, daring rescue, confined, escapades, forces of nature, married couple, psychopath, negotiation, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: serious, realistic, slasher, scary, rough ...
Plot: murder, obsession, survival, crimes, mind game, rescue, serial killer, woman in danger, isolation, psychopath, siblings relations, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary
Place: michigan, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 3.8
 202
Devil Girl (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Fay is a small town girl on a cross country road trip, trying to escape her own reality after the death of her father. When her muscle car breaks down during a drag race she finds herself stranded along route 66 in an isolated desert town. Short on ...
Style: bleak, surreal, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: woman in danger, desert, small town, psychopath, survival, escapades, dealing with death, female protagonist, stripper, devil, road trip, punk ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.2
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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, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: desert, murder, drifter, crimes, mysterious man, life turned upside down, disorder, stalking, performer's life, artists and showbiz, artist, car accident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.2
 412
The Stray (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a drifter is struck by a car the driver offers to take him back from the hospital to her home in order to nurse him back to health...which turns out to be one of the biggest mistakes of her life.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Plot: crimes, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, violence, male female relationship, restaurant, homeless, murder, seduction, revenge, drifter, police detective ...
Time: 90s
Place: venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.2
 1K
Impact Point (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Pro Beach Volleyball star, Kelly Reyes, faces challenges everyday, fierce competitors, the press, but nothing could prepare her for him.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, murder, rivalry, stalking, psychopath, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, obsession, mind game, serial killer, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Executive Power (1997)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While protecting the U.S. President, Secret Service agent Nick Sager helps him to dispose of the body of a young girl, who accidentally died during an adulterous encounter. Some time later, a few weeks before the elections, the disillusioned ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, political thriller
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, political corruption, political conspiracy, torture, legal investigation, undercover, uncover truth, betrayal, investigation, state affairs, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.8
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The Pass (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A businessman with a compulsive gambling problem which has led to his wife leaving him, travels to Reno, Nevada for some gambling therapy which takes a turn when he picks up a psychotic serial killer posing as a hitchhiker.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, neo noir, suspenseful
Plot: murder, gambling, hitchhiking, law enforcement, crimes, life is a bitch, dishonesty, down on your luck, police corruption, addiction, heroine, desert ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 5.0
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Hear No Evil (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jillian Shanahan, a deaf woman, becomes the target of a ruthless and corrupt cop. The cop is looking for a stolen coin, which he plans to keep for himself. A journalist briefly acquires the coin and hides it in Jillian's apartment, then his car ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, mystery, woman in danger, museum, chase, deaf, corruption, mute or deaf, tough heroes, disability, golden years, stalking ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Intimate Stranger (1991)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A policeman (James Russo) guards a barroom singer (Deborah Harry) whose phone-sex sideline has put a killer (Tim Thomerson) on her trail.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, neo noir
Plot: phone sex, prostitute, murder, psychopath, couples, woman in danger, obsession, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, who done it, crimes, stalking ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Distant Cousins (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Kate's husband Richard hasn't seen his cousin Harry for 20 years. So when he comes to stay with his fiancee Connie they are welcomed. But Kate senses her family is at risk when they start behaving suspiciously.
Style: realistic, serious, scary, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Plot: family relations, couples, psychopath, stalking, hidden identity, crimes, missing person, murder, mental institution, family life, kidnapping, captivity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Striking Poses (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a beautiful paparazzo for a tabloid magazine finds herself pursued by a ruthless stalker, she is determined to emerge from this deadly game alive, and independently wealthy.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, neo noir, psychological
Plot: stalking, kidnapping, dangerous attraction, genocide, family in danger, celebrity culture, obsession, haunted by the past, woman in danger, graphic violence, law enforcement, femme fatale ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Requiem for Murder (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A thriller starring Molly Ringwald
Style: mind bending, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, who done it, media satire, fall in love, law enforcement, unsupportive spouse, stalking, media, mystery, amateur detective ...
Time: 90s
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 2.9
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Clear Lake, WI (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of childhood friends return to their former hometown to revisit the horrors that happened there 15 years ago.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, bleak
Plot: riddles and clues, supernatural, society, crimes, clergy, religions or cults, high school, small town, preacher, murder, kidnapping, abduction ...
Time: 90s, year 1993
Place: wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
You Belong to Me (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Jeffrey has met the man of this dreams, hunky Frenchman René, he impulsively moves into the same building. The move backfires as Remé becomes cold and distant. Landlady Gladys lavishes attention on her new tenant.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: landlady, dangerous attraction, obsession, couples, stalking, crimes, dishonesty, mentally unstable, gay, female psychopath, kidnapping, dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.5
 317
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, erotic, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, couple relations, family in danger, desert, couples, hostage, crimes, rescue, sexual abuse, erotica, murder, sex scene ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.3
 1K
Dark Blood (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Netherlands
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Filmed in 1993 but never completed due to River Phoenix's death, Dark Blood tells the story of Boy, a young widower living on a nuclear testing site in the desert. Boy is waiting for the end of the world and carves Katchina dolls that ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: desert, captivity, isolation, couples, dangerous attraction, on the road, under the surface, radiation, nuclear testing, contamination, danger, off the road
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Laurel has the boyfriend of her dreams, Kevin. He can and will do anything for her. He is totally devoted to her but the downside is that he won't leave her alone. When she tries to get some distance he responds with aggressiveness. It finally ...
Style: suspense, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, woman in danger, crimes of passion, visceral, paranoia, couples, psychopath, family relations, crimes, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.7
 480
The Drifter (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A suspensefilled thriller about a successful single woman who, on a deserted road, picks up a mysterious hitchhiker. Once back in the city, "The Drifter" follows her every move. Every attempt to free herself of his harassment fails until ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, woman in danger, crimes, best friends, couples, murder of a pregnant woman, psychopath, pregnancy, murder of friend, woman with a gun, fashion industry ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Held for Ransom (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Held for Ransom is a 2000 direct-to-video film about five high-school students that are kidnapped and held for ransom in a remote swamp area in Florida. It was directed and written by Lee Stanley based on the novel by Lois Duncan.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, captivity, teenage life, confined, crimes, rivalry, survival, psychopath, ransom, wilderness, one man army, bus ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%