Movies like Little Sweetheart

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Little Sweetheart (1988)
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Little Sweetheart (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A criminal couple, hiding out in a remote property become the unwitting victims of a plot to blackmail them by the most unlikely of conspirators.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: embezzlement, crimes, heist, youth, kidnapping, crime, murder, juvenile delinquency, dishonesty, mischievous children, disorder, deadly, assassin, stalker, female nudity, mistress, photographer, beach, sociopath, stalking, teenage girl, photograph, frame up, evil child, sex on the beach ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida

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Most similar movies to Little Sweetheart

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, dishonesty, danger, rivalry and disorder mostly in Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Little Sweetheart: BlackMale (2000), The Serpent (2006), Choke (2001), From the Inside (2010), Liars All (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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BlackMale (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Plot is actually pretty crafty and full of (surprisingly) unsuspecting twists. The special effects are actually quite realistic which is surprising for such a low budget movie. Bokeeem Woodbine plays his role with a serious emotion that only ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, siblings relations, heist, disorder, deadly, crime gone awry, dishonesty, cons and scams, blackmail, female nudity, sex, voyeurism ...
Time: 90s
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95%
 6.5
 3K
The Serpent (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A ruthless gang led by private detective Joseph Plender is extorting rich people and famous fashion photographer Vincent Mandel seems the next victim. He is married to Hélène, daughter of one of the richest people in Europe, but not quite happily. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, psychopath, obsession, deadly, blackmail, photographer, deaf, insanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.0
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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 ⇓
68%
From the Inside (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Alone in their isolated home where no cars pass and no one lives nearby, Vincent and Tally suffer together in a loveless marriage. But what they don't know is that they are not as alone as they think -- a criminal and his psychotic brother are ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, rivalry, danger, crime gone awry, deadly, cons and scams, kidnapping, murderous pair, crimes, dishonesty, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 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 ⇓
56%
 6.3
 925
Favor (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kip's perfect life is put in jeopardy when the waitress with whom he's having a casual fling is accidentally killed in their motel room. Desperate, he turns to childhood friend and loser, Marvin, to help get rid of the body. Marvin agrees ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, friends, crimes, deadly, life turned upside down, dishonesty, disposing of a dead body, death, danger, graphic violence, buddies, disorder
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Last Innocent Man (1987)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A retired criminal lawyer is persuaded to take on one more case and becomes involved with his client's wife.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, rough, clever, cynical ...
Plot: murder, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, power relations, couples, estrangement, rivalry, crimes, infidelity, introspection, moral dilemma ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.7
 85
Nexus (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Holly is a struggling singer whose life is torn apart when she loses custody of her daughter, Chloe. When she travels to her soon to be ex-husbands estate in the country, for a weekend visit with Chloe, she is shocked to discover that he is missing. ...
Style: neo noir, serious, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: conspiracy, false accusation, on the run, frame up, uncover truth, life turned upside down, betrayal, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes, murder, gun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Uncovered (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, Spain, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While restoring a fifteenth-century painting Julia reveals a hidden Latin phrase. A series of murders begin to rock her small world of art experts, patrons and restorers, and she finds that the mystery of the painting is interwoven with the mystery ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: chess, murder, uncover truth, investigation, mind game, danger, prostitute, amateur detective, law enforcement, deadly, race against time, dishonesty ...
Time: middle ages
Place: barcelona spain, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.6
 374
True True Lie (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After 12 years in an asylum, as she is reunited with friends and family, Dana begins to realize the events that led to her stay there may not have been imaginary.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, mind game, woman in danger, haunted by the past, best friends, crimes, youth, teenage life, mental illness, supernatural, deadly, mentally unstable ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Marked for Murder (1990)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A snooty female production assistant and an eager gopher at a TV station are assigned by their boss to locate a mysterious cassette. They quickly find themselves framed for murder and pursued by government agents.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, frame up, agent, video cassette, deadly, crime, dishonesty, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, government conspiracy, chase ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 ⇓
49%
 6.7
 648
Paper Mask (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A lowly hospital orderly impersonates a recently deceased doctor and goes to work in the busy ER of a small hospital where he meets and befriends a nurse who slowly figures out his secret and helps him maintain his charade.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: hospital, mysterious character, hidden identity, danger, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty, race against time, deadly, mind game, crimes, investigation, power relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.4
 82
Zoom Hunting (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Yang Ruyi (32), a fashion magazine photographer, lives with her elder sister Yang Ruxing (33), a rational, introverted detective fiction author. Ruyi has inadvertently photographed a couple making madly passionately love. Few days later in a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, twists and turns
Plot: murder, amateur detective, voyeurism, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, infidelity, family relations, couples, adultery, siblings relations, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Skulls III (2004)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young college co-ed tries joining the elite, all-male, secret society, the Skulls, and in so doing, she uncovers some unscrupulous methods used by some of the members to get what they want.
Style: serious, tense, bleak, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: college, murder, investigation, mystery, uncover truth, college life, crimes, mind game, youth, deadly, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.4
 701
Crossplot (1969)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A successful London ad-exec hires a beautiful Hungarian girl to pose for some modeling shots, little realising that she has overheard an assassination plot and is now being hunted by some dangerous killers.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, danger, undercover, life turned upside down, disorder, rivalry, deadly, espionage, crimes, dishonesty, chases and races, assassination ...
Time: 60s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: disturbing, psychological, sexual, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, stalking, stalker, rivalry, danger, crimes, vengeance, obsession, couples, mentally unstable, journalism, media ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.4
 20
Impunity (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Investigating the gruesome murder of a cabinet minister's daughter, a special investigator and a local police detective find themselves knee-deep in political corruption and conspiracy, in this sizzling noir thriller set in post-apartheid South ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: uncover truth, police investigation, dishonesty, political corruption, political conspiracy, deadly, murder, danger, crimes, murderous pair, state affairs, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 3.9
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Confine (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Pippa is a physically and emotionally scarred former model living as a recluse in her meticulous Georgian flat. When a heist taking place in the same building goes wrong, Pippa's home is broken into by the charismatic Kayleigh. Pippa is taken ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, psychological
Plot: mental illness, confined, mentally unstable, crimes, strong female presence, kidnapping, hostage, crime gone awry, women, twins, obsessive compulsive disorder, hostages ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 949
Tough Luck (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A tense and intricate web of deceit and betrayal entangles Archie, a wandering grifter who is hired by a traveling carnival owner to murder his beautiful wife.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, manhunt, frame up, betrayal, crime gone awry, crimes, criminal heroes, dishonesty, gangsters, law enforcement, femme fatale, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Accidental Witness (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Victor Sandeman is a senior partner with Brunel Global Securities. He is experiencing major financial problems, ones that can be solved if the planned $100 million merger of the company takes place. However, the company's owner, Raymond Brunel, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, exciting
Plot: murder, disorder, crime gone awry, workplace intrigue, dishonesty, cop witness relations, deadly, workplace, crimes, danger, witnessing a crime, manipulations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 198
Telling Lies (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The morning after the night before, a rapid spiral of disastrous telephone calls chart the certain ruin of young Phil's day as he attempts to fib his way out of one scrape after another. Told entirely in animated captions.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: murder, rivalry, mystery, couples, infidelity, who done it, crimes, hidden identity, law enforcement, investigation, life turned upside down, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: 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 ⇓
37%
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Messages Deleted (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A quivering voice begs to screenwriter, Joel Brandt, to pick up the phone on a message from his answering machine. Thinking it a prank, Joel deletes the message. The caller is found dead. Another caller leaves Joel a message; there is another ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, bleak ...
Plot: murder, vengeance, crimes, serial killer, frame up, writer's life, deadly, protagonist as suspect, race against time, answering machine, mystery, kissing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
American Roulette (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Carlos Quintas, the democratically-elected president of an unnamed South American country, has been deposed by a military coup. He is in London, the head of a government in exile, rallying international support. He is also a poet of talent and ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Plot: on the run, rebellion, chases and races, politics, danger, assassination attempt, deadly, head of state, heroes, espionage, crimes, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Burial Society (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In The Burial Society, Sheldon Kasner, an unlikely criminal who works as a bank loan manager, infiltrates the mysterious world of the Chevrah Kadisha (the Jewish society that prepares bodies for burial according to ancient ritual) in order to steal ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, neo noir ...
Plot: survival, unlikely criminals, crime gone awry, dishonesty, crimes, gangsters, disorder, cons and scams, down on your luck, bank, secret society, faked death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
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Son of Cain (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nico Albert is a very peculiar character teenager, with exceptional intelligence and a single obsession: chess. His parents, concerned about the anomalous attitude of his son, child psychologist hired Julio Beltran. Through therapy and common hobby ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: mentally unstable, parents and children, murder, emotional manipulation, family relations, psychologist, chess, teenager, dishonesty, family in crisis, manipulations, mind game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.4
 376
Second to Die (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Erika Eleniak as a woman who plans the murder of her husband ...
Style: serious, disturbing, suspense, intense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, erotica, murder of husband, crime gone awry, cons and scams, dishonesty, money, nothing goes right, danger, deadly, crimes, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.0
 613
The Collector (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Une policière, Maud Graham, suit un tueur en série qui agresse des femmes. En même temps, elle héberge un jeune prostitué et un fugueur de 12 ans. L'action se déroule dans la ville et capitale de la province du même nom, Québec.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, neo noir
Plot: murder, serial killer, police investigation, kidnapping, mind game, police detective, riddles and clues, who done it, crimes, life is a bitch, law enforcement, pedophilia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
 957
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, serious, realistic, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, dishonesty, crime, danger, investigation, crimes, deadly, rivalry, journalism, murder, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%