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In Her Skin (2009)
 6.4
 5K
In Her Skin (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Tale of a 15-year-old Australian girl who went missing.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, disturbing, psychological, inspirational, gothic, dark, weird
Plot: missing person, obsession, envy, death of daughter, murder, loss of daughter, family problems, family in crisis, missing child, crimes, parents and children, father daughter relationship, police, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, female psychopath, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, funeral, teenage boy, dead teenager, prison, mental disorder, serial killer, nanny ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1999
Place: australia

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Most similar movies to In Her Skin

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, obsession, family problems, family relations and investigation mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like In Her Skin: Strangerland (2015), Hide and Seek (2000), The Perfect Nanny (2001), Lured Innocence (2000), The Perfect Wife (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.2
 10K
Strangerland (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, Australia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Newly arrived to a remote desert town, Catherine and Matthew are tormented by a suspicion when their two teenage children mysteriously vanish.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: missing child, australian outback, family in crisis, desert, sandstorm, dehydration, outback, troubled marriage, social relations, family problems, mother daughter conflict, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Brad (Michael Shannon) has committed murder and barricaded himself inside his house. With the help of his friends and neighbours, the cops piece together the strange tale of how this nice young man arrived at such a dark place; Based on a true ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, obsession, crazy, paranoia, memory, family problems, delusion, family relations, law enforcement, crimes, mental illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, new orleans, peru, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Hide and Seek (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A desperate, childless couple kidnap a pregnant woman and lead her husband to believe that she is dead.
Style: tense, suspense, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: missing person, pregnancy, surrogate mother, woman in danger, kidnapping, psychopath, captivity, family problems, confined, mentally unstable, obsession, female psychopath ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Perfect Nanny (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Upon her release from a mental institution where she was recovering from a suicide attempt, Andrea McBride applies for the position of nanny for a handsome, wealthy surgeon, Dr. James Lewis, a widower with two children. Another applicant is hired, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: nanny, obsession, parents and children, under the surface, crimes, murder, family relations, femme fatale, lifetime, woman with a gun, woman seduces a man, strong female lead ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Lured Innocence (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A reporter sent to cover a murder trial discovers a web of deceit stemming from a torrid affair.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: crimes, small town life, infidelity, extramarital affair, obsession, investigation, family problems, who done it, couple relations, couples, journalism, femme fatale ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Perfect Wife (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Leah's brother dies in a car accident, she vows revenge on the doc who failed to save him.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: revenge, murder, psychopath, femme fatale, serial killer, couples, family problems, dishonesty, crimes, couple relations, infidelity, female psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, realistic, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, mentally unstable, psychopath, dysfunctional family, family in danger, family life, infidelity, family problems, murder, hidden identity, stalking, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Crossing Guard (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After his daughter died in a hit and run, Freddy Gale has waited six years for John Booth, the man responsible, to be released from prison. On the day of release, Gale visits Booth and announces that he will kill him in one week. Booth uses his time ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, emotional, intense, suspense ...
Plot: haunted by the past, murder, obsession, hit and run, revenge, tragedy, crimes, redemption, vengeance, loss of daughter, justice, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, nebraska, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Single White Female 2: The Psycho (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A warped woman takes deadly measures to help a new roommate get rid of her problems.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female psychopath, obsession, psychopath, murder, mentally unstable, woman in danger, seduction, female killer, serial killer, female assassin, murderer, girlfriend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
 667
24 Days (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Ilan Halimi is kidnapped for ransom because Jewish and supposedly rich, his family and the police start a race against time to save him from the tortures of the "gang of barbarians".
Style: disturbing, realistic, sincere, psychological, serious ...
Plot: investigation, missing child, family in crisis, life is a bitch, crimes, family problems, confined, abduction, ransom, jewish, kidnapping, police
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.1
 588
Playback (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A detective must uncover the truth behind the death of his daughter. But the truth hits close to home.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, sexy ...
Plot: sex addict, investigation, riddles and clues, family relations, estrangement, parents and children, murder, death in the family, police detective, murder investigation, father daughter relationship, porn industry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.7
 5K
Supremacy (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story centers on paroled white supremacist who has just killed a cop, and takes a black family hostage. Within hours of being released from 14 years of solitary confinement in maximum-security Pelican Bay State Prison, Garrett Tully is on the ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, psychological thriller
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: hostage, crimes, family in danger, mind game, society, confined, family relations, murder, racism, husband wife relationship, ex convict, kidnapped ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
 7K
The King (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A motiveless malignancy? Elvis leaves the Navy and heads for Texas where he contacts his father, whom he's never met, the pastor at a Christian community church. Pastor Dave tells Elvis to stay away and, without telling his family that Elvis is ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, suspenseful, erotic ...
Plot: incest, brother sister incest, incestuous sex, redemption, hypocrisy, confession, murder, haunted by the past, society, clergy, family problems, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: austin texas, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Manuscripts Don't Burn (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Iran
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Khosrow and Morteza set out on a mission to kill someone. The assassination ought to be arranged as a suicide. At the last minute however, they are obliged to change their initial plans…
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense, serious ...
Plot: assassination, murder, politics, kidnapping, political conspiracy, political corruption, moral dilemma, crimes, frame up, dishonesty, state affairs, mission gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.5
 3K
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dangerous attraction, love triangle, missing person, investigation, obsession, police investigation, uncover truth, psychopath, mysterious character, mind game, teenage life, couples ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
My Daughter's Keeper (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An American writer in England takes his children and a newly hired nanny on a trip to South Africa while his wife, a reporter, is on assignment. He has an affair with the nanny, but when he refuses to leave his wife for her, the nanny gets her ...
Style: serious, sexy, realistic, tense, psychological ...
Plot: woman seduces a man, infidelity, kidnapping, nanny, murder, obsession, psychopath, investigation, graphic violence, sexual content, love affair, journalism ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A suburban family chooses seemingly sweet Peyton Flanders as their newborn's nanny. Only much later does the infant's mother, Claire Bartel, realize Peyton's true intentions -- to destroy Claire and replace her in the family. The ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, twists and turns, psychological ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: obsession, nanny, vengeance, female psychopath, psychopath, family in danger, sexual abuse, asthma, suicide, domestic disturbance, home invasion, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, washington state, san francisco, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.2
 2K
Beautiful (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Searing and luscious, "Beautiful" tells the story of Daniel, a shy and introverted 14 year old boy residing in Sunshine Hills, a suburb living in the grip of fear following the rumoured abductions of three teenage girls. Daniel's two ...
Style: scary, realistic, tense, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, suburbs, investigation, uncover truth, dishonesty, teenage life, obsession, who done it, blind ambition, suburban life, crimes, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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A Killer Within (2004)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Addison Terrill, a former district attorney now in a lucrative private practice, has what seems to be the perfect life. But life as he knows it is turned upside down when he arrives home from work late one night to find his wife brutally murdered ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, rough, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, who done it, legal, dishonesty, legal action, crimes, law enforcement, false accusation, murder investigation, husband wife relationship, empire, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.0
 115
The Falls (2003)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In a smoke-filled dive in Buffalo, NY, David Marx tells us his tale of obsession, betrayal, and murder - leading him to an uncertain fate "underneath Niagara Falls." David tells us how his beautiful redheaded ex-girlfriend, Jennifer ...
Style: neo noir, realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: missing person, amateur detective, femme fatale, murder, uncover truth, investigation, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, life is a bitch, betrayal, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
 681
Heart (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A woman, plastered in blood, is arrested by a grave, and a tale of loss, lust and jealousy slowly unfolds.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: heart transplant, female nudity, hospital, obsession, murder, dealing with death, unfulfillment, crimes, mind game, dishonesty, losing-it hero, family problems ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
 498
Runaway (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Michael Adler has run away from his suburban home with his little brother Dylan. Hiding out in a quiet, rural town, Michael's convinced he can make a better life for both of them. While Dylan stays holed up in a cheap motel all day, Michael ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Plot: starting over, teenage life, haunted by the past, dysfunctional family, crimes, family problems, obsession, investigation, on the run, hiding, small town, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Babysitter's Seduction (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The mother of the family for which Michelle baby-sits dies unexpectedly. Michelle is asked to take over looking after the children and is gradually "seduced" by the father.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, seduction, woman in danger, older man younger woman relationship, dangerous attraction, mystery, love affair, couples, crimes, dishonesty, teenage girl, age difference ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Murder of Innocence (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this shocking account based on a true story, newlywed Laurie Wade finds her marriage, and eventually the rest of her life, shattered by her deep-rooted psychotic behavior. The young woman soon begins a terrifying descent into insanity and brings ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: psychopath, mental illness, murder, misfit, mentally unstable, crimes, school shooting, childhood memory, dead child, newlywed, anonymous telephone call, mental breakdown ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
White Bird in a Blizzard (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Kat Connors is 17 years old when her perfect homemaker mother, Eve, disappears. Having lived for so long in an emotionally repressed household, she barely registers her mother's absence and certainly doesn't blame her doormat of a father, ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, surreal, cynical, humorous ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: missing person, coming of age, female nudity, dysfunctional family, teenage life, teenage girl, mystery, disappearance, gay interest, loss of mother, 17 year old, under the surface ...
Time: year 1988, 20th century, 80s, 21st century, contemporary ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.7
 134
Love Her Madly (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three men are dangerously obsessed with the same woman.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, obsession, crimes, mystery, investigation, erotica, femme fatale, music band, artists and showbiz, who done it, college life, school ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.2
 629
Natural Enemy (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: William McNamara plays a young man who was given away by his mother at birth, seeking revenge on her for abandoning him.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, dishonesty, crimes, parents and children, uncover truth, betrayal, life is a bitch, family problems, family relations, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.3
 41K
Drishyam (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Georgekutty lives a happy life with his wife and daughters. Things take a turn when his daughter gets indecently filmed using a hidden camera, by the son of a police inspector.
Style: suspense, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: family in danger, police investigation, family relations, police, murder, crimes, law enforcement, family in crisis, parents and children, obsession, life turned upside down, blackmail ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Our Mother's Murder (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Fact-based true crime story about the murder of publishing heiress Anne Scripps Douglas who, in 1989, married a young hunk who eventually killed her.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: abusive stepfather, age difference, murder, working class, teenage life, love affair, siblings relations, crimes, investigation, betrayal, life is a bitch, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
We Are What We Are (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In this reimagining of the 2010 Mexican film of the same name, director Jim Mickle paints a gruesome portrait of an introverted family struggling to keep their macabre traditions alive, giving us something we can really sink our teeth into.
Style: macabre, scary, suspense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: cannibalism, rain, cannibal, death, small town, family relations, siblings relations, parents and children, family tradition, family problems, missing person, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: delaware, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%