Movies like Spellbinder

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Spellbinder (1988)
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Spellbinder (1988)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When Jeff and his friend rescue a young beautiful woman (Kelly Preston) from an apparently abusive boyfriend, the trouble starts. Jeff unknowing becomes involved with Miranda (Kelly) and the web of intrigue that follows her. Miranda is on the run from the witches coven (to which she belongs). Miranda tells Jeff of her situation, but not the entire truth. Jeff willingly helps Miranda out of her troubles, but creates his own.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, surprise ending, psychotronic
Plot: dangerous attraction, rescue, crimes, supernatural ability, fall in love, infidelity, danger, deadly, cunnilingus, missing person, betrayal, group of friends, supernatural, on the run, fugitives, couples, chases and races, rivalry, woman in danger, christmas, dog, witch, basketball, fight, cat ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california

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Most similar movies to Spellbinder

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about deadly, danger, crimes, murder, couples, dangerous attraction and dishonesty mostly in Thriller, Drama and Horror genres. Some movies like Spellbinder: Deadly Blessing (1981), Masquerade (1988), The Right Temptation (2000), Dead of Winter (1987), Parasomnia (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Deadly Blessing (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After her husband dies of mysterious circumstances, a widow becomes increasingly paranoid of the neighboring religious community that may have diabolical plans for her.
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: voyeur, murder, supernatural, psychopath, woman in danger, occult, serial killer, supernatural ability, mind game, danger, crimes, tractor ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: pennsylvania
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95%
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Masquerade (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A recently orphaned millionairess, Olivia, really hates her scheming step-father. Olivia finds love with a young yacht racing captain, Tim, who isn't completely truthful with her. When the two run into a problem the local cop, who happens to be ...
Style: neo noir, sexy, suspenseful, erotic, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: woman in danger, mystery, couples, dangerous attraction, love triangle, deadly, dishonesty, crimes, murder, husband wife relationship, police investigation, police corruption ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york state, california
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88%
The Right Temptation (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A detective falls for the man she's supposed to be investigating; dire complications follow.
Style: suspenseful, serious, erotic, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dangerous attraction, love triangle, femme fatale, private detective, manipulation, couples, power relations, manipulations, investigation, betrayal, infidelity, obsession ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Dead of Winter (1987)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A fledgling actress is lured to a remote mansion for a screen-test, soon discovering she is actually a prisoner in the middle of a blackmail plot.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: woman in danger, danger, isolation, deadly, crimes, psychopath, missing person, insanity, imprisonment, attic, twins, victim ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Parasomnia (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Laura Baxter is a young woman, literally a "sleeping beauty," who suffers from a medical condition called "parasomnia." A childhood accident victim, she is actually sleeping her life away, awakening briefly on rare occasions. Art ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense ...
Plot: mentally unstable, insomnia, woman in danger, hypnosis, serial killer, supernatural, supernatural ability, sleeping, fall in love, deadly, danger, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Siesta (1987)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Claire (an American) wakes up in a terrible state at the end of a runway in Spain. As she tries to account for her state (blood-soaked and bruised), she has flashbacks from the past few days. She thinks she's killed someone, but isn't ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: murder, stalking, mystery, uncover truth, memory loss, who done it, mysterious character, danger, crimes, deadly, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Flying Dutchman (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sexuality and serial murder in an American village.
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Plot: femme fatale, serial killer, dangerous attraction, obsession, mentally unstable, crimes, deadly, couples, psychopath, who done it, murder, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Alias (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Eva accidentally witnesses (and tapes) the suicide of a girl. The tape is stolen but retrieved by Dieter, with whom she starts an affair.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Plot: wrong place wrong time, witnessing a crime, woman in danger, deadly, danger, dishonesty, crimes, dangerous attraction, couples, investigation, adultery, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ghent, europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Immortally Yours (2009)
Genre: Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A coven of Sexy, modern Day vampires ravage the American Midwest with the thirst for blood, while a romantic twist puts the vampires at odds among themselves and with the murderous Illuminati that seek to gain their immortality.
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense, serious ...
Plot: vampire, murder, dangerous attraction, couples, good versus evil, danger, supernatural, small town, deadly, rivalry, romance, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.9
 2K
The Hearse (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A schoolteacher moves into her deceased aunt’s house in a small Californian town, and is harassed by unfriendly locals and a mysterious hearse.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, tense ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, small town, woman in danger, stalking, occult, possession, mentally unstable, mystery, deadly, danger ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Craig (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: CRAIG is a lonely, somewhat awkward, young man trying to recover from losing his parents in a big fire. Besides a friend from childhood, in one go he looses everyone he cares about. The friend, Cliff, isn't of much use either. He has his own ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, cult, psychopath, vengeance, mental illness, crimes, deadly, danger, gory, split personality, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Night Junkies (2007)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the seedy London underworld of junkies and prostitutes, a vampire stalks women. When a stripper, Ruby, is bitten, she is determined not to give in to her blood addiction, no matter what.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense, slasher ...
Plot: vampire, mysterious character, supernatural, dangerous attraction, love affair, couples, psychopath, danger, serial killer, fall in love, addiction, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.8
 710
Killing Ariel (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One night, a female demon attacks Rick, a contentedly married man. Under the spell of the demon, he takes a beautiful young woman, Ariel, off to an isolated house for a weekend fling. There, bizarre and frightening things happen, and accidentally ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: femme fatale, supernatural, dangerous attraction, murder, danger, couples, deadly, crimes, isolation, dishonesty, curses spells and rituals, demon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Hollywood film executive gets blackmailed by a derelict who uses some damaging information to move into his house and take over his perfect life for himself.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: frame up, murder, false accusation, manipulation, dishonesty, mind game, manipulations, psychopath, protagonist as suspect, disorder, cons and scams, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: amateur detective, femme fatale, missing person, murder, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, investigation, deadly, life is a bitch, danger, rivalry, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Against All Odds (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: She was a beautiful fugitive. Fleeing from corruption. From power. He was a professional athlete past his prime. Hired to find her, he grew to love her. Love turned to obsession. Obsession turned to murder. And now the price of freedom might be ...
Style: sexy, neo noir, suspenseful, scenic, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: love triangle, gangsters, rescue, dangerous attraction, power relations, couples, dishonesty, danger, against the odds, romance, fall in love, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, mexico, usa, latin america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Deadly Betrayal (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: International reporter Jeff Randal spends half of his time abroad. His wife Donna feels neglected. When their preteen daughter Melinda's hunky teacher Adam Hamilton notices, Donna becomes his hot lover, to her Boston bookstore employer and ...
Style: tense, sexy, suspenseful, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, love affair, love and romance, crimes, danger, betrayal, couples, murder, stalking, dangerous attraction, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.7
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The Fan (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A record store clerk is an obsessed fan of an actress of stage and screen (Lauren Bacall). However when his letters are rejected, the fan strikes out at the actresses friends, then at her.
Style: suspenseful, slasher, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, murder, crime, obsessed fan, stalking, actor's life, woman in danger, mentally unstable, crimes, danger, price of fame, maniac ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, adoption, parents and children, danger, deadly, crimes, dishonesty, crime, family relations, family problems ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Half Light (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rachel Carson, a best-selling crime novelist, is devastated and filled with guilt over the accidental death of her son. Hoping that a change of scenery will help alleviate her suffering, she leaves her home in the city and moves into a vacant ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, enigmatic, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: ghost, lighthouse, murder, supernatural, mentally unstable, uncover truth, death of child, loss of child, death in the family, woman in danger, afterlife, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, london, san francisco
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50%
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Body Chemistry (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A research project on sexual response leads two doctors into an affair where their deepest passions and darkest fantasies are revealed.
Style: sexy, erotic, psychological, suspenseful, sexual ...
Plot: fatal attraction, infidelity, obsession, seduction, laboratory, love triangle, dangerous attraction, love affair, danger, stalking, mental illness, sexual relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 2.3
 785
Haunted Boat (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When the young Kevin gets the boat of his dead uncle as a gift, he invites five friends of him to a trip to Catalina Island for the weekend. While in the journey, they drink booze, have sex and play games, with each one of them telling his or her ...
Style: psychological, captivating, suspense, slasher, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, survival, danger, deadly, ship, supernatural, mystery, youth, ocean, underwater, underwater scene, pursuit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: malibu california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Dark Honeymoon (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Dark Honeymoon follows a man who marries a seductive woman after a brief and passionate relationship. During their honeymoon, on the Pacific coast, terrible truths unfold as those around them die mysterious deaths.
Style: slasher, realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, love and romance, crimes, couples, dangerous attraction, couple relations, deadly, danger, investigation, honeymoon, manipulation, child abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Purgatory Flats (2003)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Driving drunk, Thomas Reed causes a car crash, fatal for his wife, and gets jailed for 5 years. Yet he feels like punishing himself afterward by moving to Californian small town Purgatory Flats, where he works as a humble barman. Suddenly he ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: infidelity, investigation, betrayal, life is a bitch, murder, dishonesty, drug dealing, crimes, couples, dangerous attraction, uncover truth, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Roman (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Roman (Lucky McKee) is a lonely young man who yearns to find love, happiness and companionship. Tormented by his ungrateful co-workers and trapped in a life of tedium as a welder in a local factory, Roman's one pleasure is his obsession with ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: isolation, murder, factory, serial killer, mind game, psychopath, dangerous attraction, obsession, destructive relationship, mentally unstable, investigation, stalking ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Devil's Prey (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of young adults attend an all-night rave, only to discover that it's a trap for a satanic cult that requires flesh for bloody sacrifices.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: religious cult, murder, danger, religions or cults, teenage life, small town life, supernatural, deadly, on the run, youth, crimes, teenager ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Sleeping with the Enemy (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young woman fakes her own death in an attempt to escape her nightmarish marriage, but discovers it is impossible to elude her controlling husband.
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: stalking, woman in danger, domestic violence, obsession, violent husband, starting over, psychopath, obsessive love, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, on the run, faked death ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, iowa, boston, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
China White Serpentine (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Dave's brother Trent was enticed by dark forces and entrapped in a lair of sin. Trent was under the control of Tracey, the drug-dealing seductress who had spun this web of wrongdoing. It was a world of erotic indulgence, frequent drug use, and ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary ...
Plot: mind game, femme fatale, investigation, haunted by the past, obsession, dangerous attraction, life is a bitch, supernatural, couples, drug abuse, survival, addiction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Motives (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Motive is an edgy thriller that centers around Emery Simms, a highly educated and successful business tycoon who happens to be married to the quintessential wife Constance. Things go dangerously awry when the thrill seeking Emery engages in an ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, sexual ...
Plot: fatal attraction, manipulation, dangerous attraction, manipulations, infidelity, sexual relations, danger, couples, murder, crimes, crime gone awry, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Exit in Red (1996)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ed Altman is a psychiatrist who relocates to Palm Springs, Calif., in order to avoid a lawsuit. However, he happens to wander directly into more trouble when he begins an affair with the rich and beautiful Ally Mercer (Annabel Schofield), who has ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: murder, psychiatrist, power relations, love affair, betrayal, extramarital affair, sexuality, dangerous attraction, infidelity, frame up, manipulation, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
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40%