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They're Playing with Fire (1984)
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They're Playing with Fire (1984)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A married college professor decides to seduce her student, whom she hired as a handyman for her yacht. The hesitant student succumbs to his buxom professor, but their romance is interrupted by her corrupt husband and a masked murderer.
Style: slasher, sexual, rough, sexy, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: older woman younger man, murder, college, yacht, infidelity, adultery, seductress, extramarital affair, handyman, college professor, shower, gore, crimes, teachers and students, crime, dishonesty, deadly, cons and scams, power relations, psycho, teacher, seduction, professor, attraction, desire ...
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to They're Playing with Fire

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and rough films with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, danger, female nudity, serial killer and gory mostly in Thriller, Horror and Crime genres. Some movies like They're Playing with Fire: Descendant (2003), Hell High (1989), Tick Tock (2000), Body Language (1995), Bloodmoon (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Descendant (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As Ann Hedgerow - an indirect descendant of Edgar Allen Poe - begins to explore her family's past, she meets novelist Ethan Poe. Ethan, also a distant descendant of Poe, is tormented by visions of his famous ancestor. When Ann and Ethan begin a ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, sexy, disturbing
Plot: murder, crimes, who done it, small town life, writer's life, danger, deadly, stalking, voyeur, artists and showbiz, small town, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
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100%
 4.9
 753
Hell High (1989)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A teacher with a paranormal gift and a dark past, is forced to her limits when she becomes the target of a gang of teenagers. After spying on the vulnerable woman as she showers, they break into her home, humiliate and assault her. Something inside ...
Style: slasher, serious, realistic, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, high school, prank, gory, sport team, psychopath, high school life, frame up, teachers and students, stalking, mind game, gang ...
Time: 80s
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84%
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 752
Tick Tock (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Stunning trophy wife Rachel Avery is stuck in a cold, loveless marriage with her millionaire husband, Holden. So when Holden goes away on a trip, Rachel hooks up with her close friend Carla, and the two hatch a plan to murder Holden and collect on ...
Style: rough, erotic, sexy, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, private detective, betrayal, power relations, couples, deadly, infidelity, femme fatale, sex, blackmail, cons and scams, who done it ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 4.9
 519
Body Language (1995)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A lawyer, defending a Mafia boss, falls for a beautiful woman with a sad story to tell. She says she's being abused by her brutal husband and she needs his help.
Style: rough, disturbing, sexual, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, legal investigation, legal action, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, danger, legal, manipulations, deadly, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 4.5
 489
Bloodmoon (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the small town of Coopers Bay, there are two Hi-schools situated right next to each other. There’s Winchester, an all boys comprehensive and St Elizabeth’s, a girl’s only Catholic faculty. They are separated by woodland where pupils from ...
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, wiretap, power relations, silly humor, crimes, betrayal, youth, clergy, rivalry, deadly, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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The Ungodly (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When struggling filmmaker inadvertently records a notorious serial killer in the middle of a murderous act, he decides to use the footage to blackmail the madman into being the subject of a disturbing new documentary.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, serial killer, rape and murder, filmmaking, filmmaker, deadly, crimes, voyeurism, blackmail, rape, psychopath, media satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Teacher's Pet (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Psychopath Debbie Strand escapes from a mental institution for the criminally insane and takes the identity of a co-ed she meets and dies out of fear of Debbie and sets herself up on a college campus where she once again begins killing students and ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female psychopath, femme fatale, obsession, college, stalking, unrequited love, student life, dangerous attraction, hidden identity, crimes, teachers and students, escaped mental patient ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.5
 10K
Nurse 3-D (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Abby Russell, a beautiful, dedicated nurse with a sinister side, has a secret life in which she targets and punishes dishonest men.
Style: stylized, semi serious, humorous, sexy, scary ...
Plot: hospital, nurse, femme fatale, murder, crimes, danger, deadly, dishonesty, power relations, infidelity, sexual attraction, torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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The Teacher (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 18-year-old Sean's first summer after completing high school is much spent with 28-year-old teacher Diane, who's husband is too often motorcycle-racing instead of with her. Wacko Ralph also has "the hots" for Diane; and it ...
Style: suspenseful, sexual, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, stalking, teacher, loss of virginity, voyeur, shower, police investigation, high school student, youth, crime, mentally unstable ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Babysitter Massacre (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A group of young women teamed together in their youth to run a babysitting business, when one of their friends died suddenly the group fell apart. Now years later they are all going their separate ways as college approaches, but on Halloween night ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, suspense, tense ...
Plot: halloween, serial killer, stalking, danger, strong sexual content, youth, deadly, crimes, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 3.4
 475
Goth (2003)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two goth teenagers get caught up in a subculture of drugs, sex and murder after meeting a darkly savage woman with a taste for pain and deviance.
Style: slasher, gothic, suspenseful, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: femme fatale, mysterious character, gory, youth, deadly, crimes, sexual content, nightclub, goth, murder, mate swapping, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Hellbent (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Halloween in West Hollywood, two guys making out in a park are interrupted by a serial killer. Later that night, a group of gay kids decide to visit to the site of the murders.
Style: slasher, rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, stalking, deadly, crimes, gory, killer, gay, hollywood, gender, gays and lesbians, mooning ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.1
 4K
Lake Dead (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three sisters and a group of their friends take a trip to the home of the recently deceased grandfather -- who died a particularly grisly death -- to learn more about the promise of an inheritance, only to encounter a family of psychos who have ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, deadly, danger, crimes, gory, family relations, siblings relations, lake, incest overtones, psychopath, violence ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Malibu Express (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In this erotic spy tale private eye Cody Abilene teams up with the Contessa Luciana and policewoman Beverly McAfee to infiltrate a mansion and discover who is sending computer secrets to the Russians.
Style: sexy, suspenseful, humorous, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: breasts, investigation, private detective, undercover, conspiracy, murder, espionage, blackmail, explosion, helicopter, car race, playboy ...
Time: 80s
Place: hawaii, usa, california, texas, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.7
 44
Murder Rap (1988)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When a young audio fanatic accidentally records a brutal murder, his pursuit of the killer lures him into a sinister plot of revenge and deceit, Texas style.
Style: suspenseful, sexual, mind bending, sexy, tense ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, law enforcement, crumbling marriage, power relations, family problems, couples, righting the wronged, dangerous attraction, love affair, hip hop, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Embrace of the Vampire (1995)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An 18-year-old college freshman is seduced by a handsome vampire lover who introduces her to a dark world of carnal desires.
Style: sexy, suspenseful, scary, suspense, sexual ...
Plot: virgin, vampire, college, murder, obsession, danger, love and romance, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, power relations, supernatural romance, love triangle ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.1
 1K
Polycarp (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Patients of sexy psychiatrist Dr. Jill Kessey and eccentric attorney Alexander Hathaway are being murdered in bloody, satanic rituals. Law enforcement investigations reveal that sex and mutilation are the signatures of a serial killer, who likes to ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, sexy, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, mind game, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, murder, who done it, police investigation, crimes, danger, law enforcement, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.2
 3K
Simon Says (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Five college friends choose to spend their vacation debauching at the riverside. They find the perfect place to camp out, but end up crossing paths with twin brothers, Simon and Stanley. The twins then begins to knock off the campers in some ...
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psycho killer, serial killer, deadly, crimes, danger, youth, teenage life, woman in danger, college, gory, murder, twins ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Henry II: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1996)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Henry has wandered into a small town looking for work and a place to stay. He gets a job delivering and cleaning porto-potties and moves in with a co-worker until he gets his feet off of the ground. Henry and his new friend soon start to kill.
Style: slasher, rough, psychological, scary, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, who done it, deadly, criminal heroes, danger, crimes, buddies, tragic hero, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.1
 2K
Stitches (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A group of longtime friends converge on a fatal course with destiny when they cross paths with Alexander Tatum, a mercenary surgeon. He is a hunter with the keen skill of one who has also been hunted. Prey turned predator. The victims quickly ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, twists and turns, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: black market, police detective, crimes, rivalry, survival, captivity, gory, escapades, deadly, confined, serial killer, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 763
The Majorettes (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A hooded psycho is murdering high-school girls. A devil-worshiping, drug-dealing biker gang is suspected.
Style: slasher, serious, realistic, scary, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, nurse, high school, cheerleader, woman in danger, who done it, vengeance, gang, danger, crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 3.4
 697
Bad Karma (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Mental Patient terrorizes her Psychiatrist who she believes is the reincarnation of Jack the Ripper.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, slasher, sexy ...
Plot: reincarnation, murder, mental institution, femme fatale, serial killer, supernatural, danger, crimes, deadly, mental illness, psychopath, power relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.7
 1K
Three Way (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lew is a small time loser with a troubled past and a very big secret. Overhearing a couple plan a kidnapping, Lew is tempted to come up with a scheme of his own. He decides to get to the victim first and then blackmail the real criminals. His plan ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, kidnapping, crime gone awry, adultery, panties pulled down, blackmail, betrayal, who done it, love, manipulation, manipulations, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Scar (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Joan Burrows returns to her hometown for her niece's graduation, only to be confronted by the serial killer she thought she offed years ago -- after he kidnapped and tormented her and her best friend.
Style: slasher, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, violence spree, homecoming, haunted by the past, serial killer, psychopath, gory, woman in danger, who done it, deadly, crimes, serial murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.5
 1K
Tempted (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Australia, France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A wealthy man married to a beautiful younger woman puts her fidelity to the test.
Style: realistic, sexy, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, dangerous attraction, betrayal, femme fatale, obsession, manipulations, dishonesty, mind game, crimes, rivalry, manipulation, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Nightstalker (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Richard Ramirez, dubbed "The Night Stalker" by the media, a serial killer who killed somewhere in the neighborhood of 16 souls during his reign of terror in Los Angeles back in the Eighties
Style: rough, serious, scary, realistic, slasher
Plot: serial killer, murder, danger, crimes, deadly, devil worship, blasphemy, gang violence, violence, satanist, rivalry, stalking ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Hitcher in the Dark (1989)
Genre: Horror, 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: slasher, scary, realistic, erotic, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, murder, obsession, serial killer, hitchhiking, curses spells and rituals, youth, confined, deadly, rivalry, crime, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 3.1
 556
Kemper (2008)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A film based on the true story of Ed Kemper, a serial killer who murdered ten in Santa Cruz, CA during the late sixties and early seventies.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, slasher, serious ...
Plot: violence spree, serial killer, murder, investigation, woman in danger, police detective, deadly, danger, law enforcement, crimes, stalking, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.1
 2K
Sweet 16 (1983)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, investigation, serial killer, female serial killer, teenage life, deadly, gory, small town, teenage girl, youth, crimes, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.8
 364
Dead On (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In an erotic update of "Strangers on a Train", airline pilot Ted Beaumont and his lover, Erin Davenport, scheme to rid themselves of their respective spouses. Ted's wife disappears mysteriously and thinking that all is proceeding ...
Style: rough, sexual, suspenseful, sexy, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, murder, crimes, manipulations, betrayal, crime, power relations, couples, love triangle, train, love affair, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%