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The Perfect Husband: The Laci Peterson Story
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Dean Cain portrays Scott Peterson, the California man accused of murdering his 8 month pregnant wife, Laci. Based on a true story.
Style: emotional, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, disturbing, bleak
Plot: legal investigation, uncover truth, crime, courtroom drama, murder, who done it, police investigation, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, legal, life is a bitch, mysterious character, protagonist as suspect, couple relations, infidelity, missing person, rivalry, couples, pregnancy, false accusation, mind game, investigation, amateur detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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Fatal Vision
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Prime Suspect 2
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Most similar movies to The Perfect Husband: The Laci Peterson Story

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, law enforcement, crime, dishonesty and legal mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Perfect Husband: The Laci Peterson Story: Murder in Greenwich (2002), Fissure (2009), The Rosary Murders (1987), Fatal Vision (1984), Law & Order: LA (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Murder in Greenwich
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama, 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: talky, suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: crime, amateur detective, protagonist as suspect, high school, assassination, mystery, investigation, small town, legal investigation, murder, uncover truth, false accusation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
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Fissure
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Still reeling from a personal tragedy, Detective Paul Grunning is sent on a routine call to a local professor's home. When things turn deadly, he must navigate a fractured reality to solve the mystery before it's too late.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: amateur detective, college, protagonist as suspect, crime, laboratory, legal investigation, mind game, mystery, police investigation, murder, uncover truth, riddles and clues ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   74%
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The Rosary Murders
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A killer of Detroit clergy confesses to a priest (Donald Sutherland), who turns sleuth because he cannot tell the police.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: amateur detective, clergy, crime, protagonist as suspect, church, serial killer, mystery, investigation, mind game, moral dilemma, uncover truth, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: detroit, usa
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System:   74%
    User:   64%
 
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The Interrogation of Michael Crowe
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The lives of Escondido, California residents Cheryl and Stephen Crowe change one morning when they find their twelve year old daughter Stephanie Crowe stabbed to death in her bedroom. As procedure dictates, the police take each member of the ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: legal action, mind game, crime, uncover truth, murder, courtroom drama, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, false accusation, law enforcement, legal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   71%
    User:   78%
 
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Fatal Vision
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: A retiree spends nine years relentlessly seeking to prove that his son-in-law, a former Green Beret Army doctor, murdered his pregnant wife and two children
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, dedicated lawyer, crime, protagonist as suspect, investigation, mystery, legal investigation, uncover truth, courtroom drama, death row, false accusation, who done it ...
Time: 80s
Place: north carolina, usa
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System:   63%
    User:   64%
 
Law & Order: LA
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Law & Order: LA, originally titled Law & Order: Los Angeles, is an American police procedural and legal drama television series set in Los Angeles, where it was produced. Created and produced by Dick Wolf and developed by Blake Masters, it ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: crime, fighting crime, courtroom, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, partners, partners against crime, legal action, legal investigation, courtroom drama, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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System:   62%
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Three Blind Mice
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A lawyer defends a man he's known since serving together in Vietnam, who has been accused of murdering three Vietnamese immigrants. Now he'll have to fight against a tenacious District Attorney, and evidence connected to the man's ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: crime, legal action, legal investigation, courtroom drama, frame up, mystery, false accusation, murder, vietnam veteran, crimes, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
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System:   60%
    User:   62%
 
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Skeletons in the Closet
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A father suspects his son to be a murderer...or is he just paranoid and trying to cover up his own past which involves his wife being killed in a fire?
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, psychological
Plot: mysterious character, crime, protagonist as suspect, serial killer, small town, investigation, mystery, mind game, murder, uncover truth, who done it, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   61%
 
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Deadlocked
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Country: Portugal, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young man is accused of rape and murder and placed on trial. His father doesn't believe that he is guilty, so in act of desperation he grabs the bailiff's guns and takes the whole jury hostage and insists that the prosecuting attorney ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: courtroom, dedicated lawyer, crime, hostages, hotshot lawyer, protagonist as suspect, mystery, legal action, legal investigation, uncover truth, courtroom drama, false accusation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   64%
 
Jericho Mansions
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A murder in an old apartment building leads the superintendent to suspect everyone, and eventually himself, of the murder.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological
Plot: amateur detective, mysterious character, crime, protagonist as suspect, investigation, mystery, legal investigation, manipulations, mind game, uncover truth, memory loss, murder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   51%
 
 5.7
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Obsessed
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman claims she had an affair with a married neurosurgeon and stands trial for allegedly harassing him.
Style: sexual, serious, suspenseful, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: dedicated lawyer, prison, hotshot lawyer, protagonist as suspect, legal action, legal investigation, manipulations, doctor, dangerous attraction, love affair, courtroom drama, price of justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   46%
 
All Around the Town
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman, seemingly good but still psychologically disturbed from being kidnapped as a little girl, becomes the obvious suspect in a murder.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, mind bending ...
Plot: college, crime, hotshot lawyer, mystery, split personality, legal investigation, mental illness, murder, missing child, who done it, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   55%
 
Helter Skelter
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 194 min.
Story: The investigation of two horrific mass murders leads to the capture and trial of the psychotic pseudo-hippie Charles Manson and his "family".
Style: serious, rough, talky, realistic, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, dedicated lawyer, crime, hollywood, legal investigation, uncover truth, courtroom drama, psychopath, religions or cults, police investigation, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, usa
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System:   52%
    User:   50%
 
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A Killing in a Small Town
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The gory ax-murder of one mousy, suburban Texas housewife by another is nearly as shocking as the excuse offered by the bespectacled defendant's attorney: self-defense. Could it be so?
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, protagonist as suspect, betrayal, crime, investigation, school, small town, legal investigation, manipulations, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, infidelity ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   51%
 
A Killer Upstairs
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman investigates when her teenage son is arrested for his married lover's murder.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, mind bending ...
Plot: protagonist as suspect, mystery, infidelity, crime, who done it, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, amateur detective, murder, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   51%
    User:   59%
 
Woman of Desire
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 94 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, sexual, tense ...
Plot: murder, island, mystery, dedicated lawyer, femme fatale, resort, protagonist as suspect, legal action, legal investigation, manipulations, yacht, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   54%
 
The Hunt for the Unicorn Killer
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: An account of early 1970s social activist Ira Einhorn, who allegedly murdered his girlfriend and then fled the country.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: murder, crime, fighting the system, police investigation, amateur detective, fugitives, protagonist as suspect, death row, uncover truth, courtroom drama, false accusation, psychopath ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   39%
 
And Never Let Her Go
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The true story of a woman's suspicious disappearance after ending an affair with a powerful, married attorney.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, mind bending
Plot: crime, dedicated lawyer, protagonist as suspect, mystery, army investigation, legal investigation, obsession, dangerous attraction, courtroom drama, who done it, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   56%
 
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Tangled
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
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, suspenseful, realistic, tense, psychological ...
Plot: investigation, love triangle, mystery, amateur detective, hospital, mysterious character, manipulations, mind game, uncover truth, obsession, dangerous attraction, missing person ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   53%
 
They Only Kill Their Masters
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An enigmatic young woman has been murdered in a small California coast town. The investigation by the local sheriff uncovers a complex web of relationships centering on the victim; the scattered trail of evidence ranges from a mysterious photograph ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, mystery, protagonist as suspect, small town, reluctant partners, crime, witnessing a crime, investigation, fighting crime, murder, legal investigation, uncover truth ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   45%
 
The Deliberate Stranger
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Based on a true story, this film depicts the life of Theodore Robert Bundy, the serial killer. In 1974, after having murdered several young women, he leaves Seattle for Utah, where he is a law student and where other girls disappear. It takes the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, crime, protagonist as suspect, manhunt, mind game, true crime, track down, uncover truth, murder, obsession, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: colorado, seattle, usa, utah
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System:   44%
    User:   43%
 
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Her Fatal Flaw
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: If you think your dating life is hard, check out what happens to poor Laney! Talk about a love hangover: The nice guy this prominent attorney spent last night with winds up being the main suspect in the brutal murder of a Chicago city councilman. If ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: legal investigation, mystery, uncover truth, woman in danger, courtroom, dishonesty, legal, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, manipulations, courtroom drama, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   45%
 
 7.3
 653
City Homicide
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
Story: City Homicide was an Australian television drama series that aired on the Seven Network between 27 August 2007 and 30 March 2011. The series was set on the Homicide floor of a metropolitan police headquarters in Melbourne. The main characters were ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, crime, school, protagonist as suspect, serial killer, mystery, witnessing a crime, murder, uncover truth, police corruption, who done it, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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System:   40%
    User:   37%
 
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We'll Meet Again
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Socialite Molly Lasch is released from prison after serving a six-year sentence for the murder of her husband, Dr. Gary Lasch. Now, with the help of Fran, an investigative reporter, Molly sets out to prove her innocence. Together they uncover a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, amateur detective, crime, false accusation, mystery, woman in danger, righting the wronged, life is a bitch, crimes, danger, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   39%
    User:   45%
 
Guilty Conscience
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Amid acrimonious divorce proceedings, Louise (Blythe Danner) unwittingly puts her life in danger when she contests the prenuptial agreement she signed before marrying attorney Arthur Jamison (Anthony Hopkins). He plans to kill her to resolve the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, psychological ...
Plot: protagonist as suspect, betrayal, crime, crumbling marriage, mystery, legal action, legal investigation, mind game, manipulations, infidelity, couple relations, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s
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System:   39%
    User:   46%
 
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Fault
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 151 min.
Story: The film starts with the murder of Priti (Divya Dutta), wife of Shekhar (Aftab Shivdasani), a well-known journalist. Inspector Lokhande (Ashutosh Rana) investigates the case and accuses Shekhar of the murder, saying he has enough evidences to arrest ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending, remake of american film
Plot: courtroom drama, romance, crimes, deadly, bollywood, legal, couples, mystery, legal action, murder, couple relations, false accusation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
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System:   39%
    User:   46%
 
The River Murders
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The sins of the past are not forgotten in this chilling suspense thriller. When the first body was discovered, it seemed a coincidence. But now homicide detective Jack Verdon has cause to worry: the victims of a series of brutal sex murders are all ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: crime, protagonist as suspect, serial killer, murder, who done it, police investigation, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, uncover truth, sexual abuse, false accusation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   43%
 
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Law & Order
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Law & Order is an American police procedural and legal drama television series, created by Dick Wolf and part of the Law & Order franchise. It originally aired on NBC and, in syndication, on various cable networks. Law & Order premiered ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sincere ...
Plot: tough law enforcer, crime, lawyer, fighting crime, courtroom, legal action, murder, police investigation, law enforcement, police, law and order, crime investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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System:   39%
    User:   31%
 

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Happy Town
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The residents of Haplin, Minnesota - also known as "Happy Town" - have enjoyed an uneasy peace while haunted by a number of unsolved kidnappings. Now facing a disturbing new crime that brings unresolved fears to the surface, Haplin's ...
Style: offbeat, twists and turns, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: small town, crime, investigation, small town life, who done it, mystery, crimes, social relations, uncover truth, kidnapping, murder, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: minnesota, usa
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System:   39%
    User:   33%
 
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The Advocate
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: A grieving defense attorney gets caught in a twisted game of who-done-it when he takes on the case of a beautiful socialite who is accused of murder.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: murder, dedicated lawyer, crime, mystery, hotshot lawyer, protagonist as suspect, legal action, legal investigation, courtroom drama, lawyer, courtroom, false accusation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   39%
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