Movies like Pretty When You Cry

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Pretty When You Cry (2001)
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Pretty When You Cry (2001)
Original name: Seduced: Pretty When You Cry
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wife is caught in a web of sex and violence.
Style: erotic, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sexy, gloomy, sexual
Plot: murder, investigation, femme fatale, woman in danger, serial killer, obsession, betrayal, crimes, mystery, couples, legal, law enforcement, mind game, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, who done it, erotica, sex scene, empire, making love, prostitute, sexual relations, manipulation, legal investigation, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary

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Most similar movies to Pretty When You Cry

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and sexy films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, couples and danger mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Pretty When You Cry: Tick Tock (2000), Murder in Greenwich (2002), Bound by Lies (2005), Deviant Obsession (2002), The Last Seduction II (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 822
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: erotic, rough, sexy, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, private detective, betrayal, power relations, sex, couples, infidelity, lesbian, lesbian sex, private investigator, home invasion, blackmail ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Murder in Greenwich (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The story of Martha Moxley, 15 year old girl murdered in Greenwich in the 1970's, her murder going unsolved for 25 years.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, talky
Plot: amateur detective, murder, fighting the system, uncover truth, murder suspect, who done it, false accusation, police investigation, protagonist as suspect, police detective, teenage life, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.8
 576
Bound by Lies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Detecive Max Garrett is assigned to protect the sultry photographer Laura Cross from a ruthless killer, he has no idea what he's in for. The more involved Garrett gets in the case, the more attracted he is to Cross, but as they get closer, ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: serial killer, photographer, murder, police investigation, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, reluctant partners, manipulation, crimes, betrayal, dishonesty, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Deviant Obsession (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Joan Alton is a lawyer who goes undercover at a strip club to gather clues that might exonerate her lover who has been accused of murder. While the defendant's secrets unveil, she will stop at nothing to catch the real killer.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: strip club, amateur detective, false accusation, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, stripper, undercover, lawyer, life is a bitch, crimes, law enforcement, frame up ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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The Last Seduction II (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Femme fatal/con artist Bridget Gregory travels to Barcelona and targets another businessman to scam him of his money while a relentless private investigator tries to track her down.
Style: erotic, sexy, neo noir, tense, serious ...
Plot: erotica, sex scene, villain, making love, private detective, femme fatale, power relations, couples, disorder, phone sex, crime gone awry, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: spain, new york, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 4.3
 737
Out of Season (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Romania, UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a young drifter is forced to stay the winter in a small seaside town, he inadvertently becomes the catalyst for deceit, double crossings and murder amongst the locals.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, manipulation, hitman, hidden identity, femme fatale, crime gone awry, dangerous attraction, couples, mystery, law enforcement, police investigation, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 4.8
 380
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: erotic, rough, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: erotica, infidelity, murder, betrayal, femme fatale, dishonesty, love and romance, crimes, power relations, couples, love triangle, love affair ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.1
 104
Trapped (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The suicide was easy, getting away with everything else could be murder.
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: legal investigation, protagonist as suspect, manhunt, mind game, femme fatale, couples, dedicated lawyer, rivalry, crimes, betrayal, law enforcement, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 4.1
 846
Dead Sexy (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A female detective gets involved with a murder suspect in a series of serial killings.
Style: erotic, sexy, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, erotica, prostitute, woman in danger, lap dance, female nudity, oral sex, femme fatale, murder, police investigation, dangerous attraction, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.8
 209
Watchful Eye (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Malibu detective Shannon (Renee Rea) goes undercover in a group house to discover who murdered one of the women living there. Shannon gets caught up in the sex and parties, not knowing that her every action is being secretly broadcast on satellite ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, erotic, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, voyeurism, femme fatale, police, bondage, investigation, dangerous attraction, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, erotica, beach ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
American Crime (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young smalltown reporter, Jessie St. Claire, begins investigating a killer stalking his victims making video tapes. This might just be the career opportunity, which she has hoped for. When she herself becomes a target and suddenly disappears, the ...
Style: scary, serious, tense, realistic, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, mind game, stalking, uncover truth, investigation, psychopath, who done it, journalism, amateur detective, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 3.6
 217
Quiet Kill (2004)
Genre: Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An attractive married woman and a member of the 'Country Club Tennis Set', is being neglected by her workaholic doctor husband, Jerry (Corbin Bernsen). Lonely and insecure, Amy foolishly falls for the seductive charms of a much younger ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, stalker, prostitute, woman in danger, love affair, dangerous attraction, who done it, law enforcement, mind game, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Traces of Red (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jack, a Palm Beach detective, becomes involved in a case of multiple murders. All the women can be linked to Jack in some way. Jack and his partner have no leads, but numerous suspects. The murders continue, along with anonymous letters from the ...
Style: sexy, neo noir, twist ending, rough, cynical ...
Plot: serial killer, murder of a nude woman, woman seduces a man, private investigator, murder, femme fatale, infidelity, lust, adultery, child molestation, anonymous letter, police ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Under Suspicion (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the late 1950s, British police officer Tony Aaron resigns from the force after sleeping with Hazel, wife of the man whose house he was supposed to guard. In his new job as a fake private investigator, he helps couples get divorces by ...
Style: neo noir, serious, psychological, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: private detective, adultery, crimes, divorce, murder, investigation, police investigation, law enforcement, uncover truth, betrayal, who done it, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, year 1959, 50s
Place: england, europe, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Wild Things: Foursome (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A murdered hotel millionaire's son finds himself tangled up in a game of seduction and murder after a raunchy night with three beautiful women.
Style: sexy, erotic, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, law enforcement, crimes, dishonesty, police investigation, death, bisexuality, mystery, womanizer, sexual relations, parents and children, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Criminal Passion (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A homicide detective begins a torrid affair with a senator's son who is a suspect in a series of grisly murders.
Style: sexy, erotic, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, erotica, murder, sex scene, making love, tough law enforcer, love and romance, mystery, dishonesty, serial killer, crimes, betrayal ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Midnight Hour (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alex Sheppard, a college student who hosts a late-night talk show on the campus radio station, finds herself in dire straits when she enrolls in the school her recently murdered sister attended in order to track down the killer. Little does Alex ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, sexy, enigmatic ...
Plot: serial killer, amateur detective, woman in danger, crimes, police investigation, law enforcement, couples, psychopath, who done it, dangerous attraction, stalking, college life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.6
 2K
Bloodline (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When her father is murdered, a cosmetics heiress becomes the next target of an unknown killer amid the international jet set.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, who done it, uncover truth, police investigation, investigation, manipulation, love affair, obsession, couples, rise to the top, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 3.9
 601
Bare Witness (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Professional killer Gav Reed commits a grave mistake allowing himself to be videotaped (as she always does, for a documentary she hopes to sell to Hollywood about the real nocturnal 'eldest business' there) by Julie Spencer, one of Max ...
Style: sexy, erotic, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: sexual relations, who done it, femme fatale, murder, prostitute, dangerous attraction, investigation, uncover truth, law enforcement, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.8
 537
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: sexy, rough, surprise ending, erotic, serious ...
Plot: femme fatale, woman with a gun, murder, stripper, striptease, seduction, blonde, voyeur, female nudity, sex scene, lust, woman on top ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Illegal in Blue (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A cop taking personal leave after he witnesses money stolen from the police property room becomes involved with a beautiful singer who may have killed her husband.
Style: sexy, serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dangerous attraction, fall in love, who done it, police corruption, femme fatale, uncover truth, police investigation, workplace situations, murder, couples, police detective, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Trois 2: Pandora's Box (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Stuck in a dull marriage, successful shrink Mia DuBois follows a patient's advice and exposes her wild side at a private underground club, where she meets a handsome stranger and begins an affair that may cost her more than just her husband.
Style: erotic, tense, sexy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: extramarital affair, infidelity, murder, nightclub, manipulation, love affair, dangerous attraction, who done it, crimes, femme fatale, mysterious character, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Whispers in the Dark (1992)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Psychiatrist Ann Hecker is ending one relationship and possibly starting an important new one, while finding that some of the sexual exploits her patients relate are weighing on her. Turning to a married friend from her research days for guidance, ...
Style: erotic, suspenseful, sexy, gloomy, neo noir ...
Plot: protagonist as suspect, sex therapy, psychiatrist, betrayal, dishonesty, crimes, dangerous attraction, love affair, power relations, erotica, female protagonist, serial killer ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Woman of Desire (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A yacht captain, Jack Lynch, is accused of murdering his boss and raping the victim's wife, Christina Ford. Nothing is how it first appears. Jack seeks the help of veteran attorney Walter J. Hill to help prove his innocence.
Style: erotic, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: yacht, murder, dangerous attraction, courtroom drama, twins, erotica, legal investigation, dishonesty, investigation, false accusation, who done it, frame up ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.4
 184
Ladies Night (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Crime
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Insurance investigators track a serial killer who seduces women with access to big bucks, convinces them to embezzle, then kills them.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, cynical, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, mind game, crimes, psychopath, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, police investigation, male nudity, female nudity, voyeurism, false identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Gone but Not Forgotten (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: An Oregon woman vanishes. In her wake remains a single black rose & a note reading gone but not forgotten. Now a man stands accused: a private eye has gone missing: a detective knows more than she lets on: & a tough female attorney has ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious
Plot: serial killer, amateur detective, private detective, investigation, mind game, psychopath, murder, rivalry, who done it, police investigation, police detective, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, oregon, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Wild Things: Diamonds in the Rough (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Once again set in the oceanfront Florida city of Blue Bay, "Wild Things 3" tells the tale of snobby rich girl Marie Clifton. Although she lives the life of luxury, Marie's distraught over her stepfather not giving her a pair of ...
Style: sexy, serious, suspenseful, twist ending, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: threesome, manipulation, investigation, cons and scams, frame up, murder, dangerous attraction, teenage life, warden, dishonesty, betrayal, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.7
 642
N-Secure (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: N-Secure is a no holds-barred thrilling drama mixed with murder, mayhem and manipulation among affluent professionals. This film sheds light on a man's downfall from the pinnacles of success into the depths of his damaged character. His ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, erotic ...
Plot: betrayal, murder, crimes, breakup, infidelity, rivalry, couples, couple relations, obsession, jealousy, sex scene, making love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 3.0
 235
Red Swastik (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Bollywood version of Basic Instinct - has to be seen to be believed!!!
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: female killer, femme fatale, police investigation, serial killer, crimes, police detective, psychopath, murder, mystery, dishonesty, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new delhi, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.0
 159
State of Mind (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Reeling from the discovery of her husband's adultery, Grace moves back to her family home with her son. Amidst all this emotional turmoil, forensic psychologist Grace is asked by police to determine the guilt or innocence a man who killed his ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, murder, investigation, false accusation, dishonesty, mystery, crimes, mind game, law enforcement, legal, criminal psychologist, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%