Movies like When the Bough Breaks

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When the Bough Breaks (2016)
 5.2
 7K
When the Bough Breaks (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A surrogate mother harbors a deadly secret desire for a family of her own with the husband who is expecting to raise her child.
Style: realistic, captivating, surprise ending, twist ending, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: surrogate mother, secret, pregnancy, deception, husband wife relationship, seduction, betrayal, flirting, infertility, sensuality, abusive boyfriend, baby, love and romance, couples, adultery, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, marital problem, desire, suspicion, sex scene, jealousy, threat, fertility clinic, cat ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to When the Bough Breaks

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and suspense films with plots about dishonesty, couples, murder, crimes, danger, obsession and dangerous attraction mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like When the Bough Breaks: A Deadly Adoption (2015), Careful What You Wish For (2015), Homecoming (2009), Dark Hearts (2014), Stone (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Deadly Adoption (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Things go awry when an author and his wife welcome a pregnant woman into their home, with plans to adopt her baby.
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: adoption, baby, pregnant woman, husband wife relationship, married couple, family in danger, obsession, pregnancy, adultery, surrogate mother, mother daughter relationship, child in peril ...
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Careful What You Wish For (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A guy gets more than he bargained for after entering into an affair with the wife of an investment banker. Soon, a suspicious death and substantial life insurance policy embroil him in a scandal.
Style: suspense, tense, twists and turns, surprise ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, adultery, erotic thriller, infidelity, seduction, betrayal, murder, dangerous attraction, manipulations, seductive woman, neighbor, greed ...
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 5.3
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Homecoming (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A jealous woman (Mischa Barton) plots revenge after her former beau (Matt Long) returns to their hometown with a pretty new girlfriend (Jessica Stroup).
Style: rough, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, female psychopath, dangerous attraction, love, small town, obsessive love, jealousy, secret, torture, desire, suspicion, college ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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75%
 4.5
 394
Dark Hearts (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When struggling artist Colson finds his muse in sultry singer Fran, their daring romance spirals out of control into a dangerous game of deception and betrayal.
Style: serious, realistic, surreal, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: love affair, couples, danger, gory, betrayal, dishonesty, love and romance, siblings relations, dangerous attraction, deception, relationships, relationship problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 5.4
 41K
Stone (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Parole officer Jack Mabry has only a few weeks left before retirement and wishes to finish out the cases he's been assigned. One such case is that of Gerald 'Stone' Creeson, a convicted arsonist who is up for parole. Jack is initially ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: manipulation, prison, arson, deception, seduction, manipulations, couples, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, crimes, danger, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, detroit, usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Surrogacy Trap (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After losing hope of conceiving a child on their own, Christy and Mitch turn to surrogacy in hopes of creating the perfect family. However, their confidence is quickly shaken when they discover that the young woman might not be as perfect as they ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: pregnancy, surrogate mother, obsession, family relations, psychopath, under the surface, danger, mentally unstable, woman in danger, couples, dishonesty, stalking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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33%
 4.4
 156
Proof of Lies (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A scientist researches the genetic cause of addictive behavior.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, surprise ending
Plot: betrayal, dishonesty, couple relations, woman in danger, danger, conspiracy, infidelity, college dropout, couples, university, inventions and discoveries, mountain bike ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.8
 375
Hush (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A married man must deal with an obsessive former girlfriend after he moves back to his hometown.
Style: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, suspense, realistic
Plot: love triangle, murder, jealousy, blind ambition, psychopath, obsession, crimes, deadly, pregnancy, couple relations, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 6.6
 72K
Derailed (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When two married business executives having an affair are blackmailed by a violent criminal, they are forced to turn the tables on him to save their families.
Style: suspenseful, surprise ending, serious, rough, tense ...
Plot: blackmail, dangerous attraction, deception, infidelity, crimes, danger, extramarital affair, family in danger, disorder, rape, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.5
 452
Deceit (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A man returns to his hometown after his father's death and soon enters into an affair with the wife of his old best friend.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: infidelity, obsession, friendship, love affair, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, couples, manipulations, dishonesty, love and romance, stalking, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.1
 699
Water's Edge (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Robert wanted an escape from the big city. He thought a small town by the water's edge would give him a new start. He couldn't have been more wrong. This little town has dirty secrets, and Robert just found the worst of them...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: femme fatale, small town, uncover truth, investigation, life is a bitch, dishonesty, deadly, murder, political corruption, betrayal, husband wife relationship, town mayor ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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
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29%
 5.2
 727
Missionary (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wife and mother starts an affair with a young missionary... with disastrous consequences.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: infidelity, dangerous attraction, danger, stalking, couples, single parent, parents and children, sex scene, love triangle, extramarital affair, obsession, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.2
 244
Betrayed (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Julie, six months pregnant, and her boyfriend Trent arrive at a tiny Cape Cod cabin for some time to relax. The town is quiet and deserted during the off season… except for Sully, the creepy guy who’s keeping an eye on the couple from a ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, couples, crimes, dishonesty, couple relations, pregnancy, blackmail, kidnapping, abduction, ransom, danger, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Invisible Witness (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A businessman must explain to his lawyers how he came to be found in a locked hotel room with his dead partner, whose body was covered in money.
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, enigmatic, suspense, serious ...
Plot: deception, uncover truth, murder, murder suspect, dark secret, parents, mystery, couples, crimes, lovers, dishonesty, accident ...
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28%
 4.8
 209
Heart of Stone (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A beautiful woman doesn't know if the killer is her lover ... or her husband ... or someone else!
Style: suspenseful, erotic, sexy, suspense, sexual ...
Plot: erotic thriller, serial killer, mysterious character, dangerous attraction, obsession, who done it, love affair, manipulation, mind game, manipulations, power relations, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.9
 14K
Final Analysis (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Barr is a psychiatrist who falls in love with the sister of one of his clients. She's beautiful and married to a gangster. She hates her husband but is unable to escape from him.
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, sexy, neo noir ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: extramarital affair, murder, psychiatrist, infidelity, gangsters, betrayal, love triangle, family problems, lust, femme fatale, manipulation, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
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27%
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Coffin Rock (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, UK, New Zealand
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman unable to conceive a child with her husband, despite years of trying, makes the drunken mistake of sleeping with a young stranger. The stranger then goes to terrifying lengths to prove his paternity.
Style: tense, serious, psychological, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, date night
Plot: stalking, pregnancy, obsession, infidelity, danger, couples, small town, husband wife relationship, suspicion, deadly, dishonesty, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 5.3
 971
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 ⇓
27%
Trois 3: The Escort (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a hip-hop promoter is bailed out of a hefty debt by a club owner, he becomes one of her call boys and nearly loses his life in the process.
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: hip hop, erotic thriller, dangerous attraction, love triangle, forbidden love, romance, danger, dishonesty, lifestyle, betrayal, infidelity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
When Will I Be Loved (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Feeling undervalued by her boyfriend, a young woman begins to explore her sexuality with other people.
Style: sexy, melancholic, talky, stylized, sexual ...
Plot: femme fatale, nudity (full frontal - brief), dishonesty, mind game, power relations, couples, cons and scams, love and romance, male female relationship, seduction, manipulation, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, israel
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27%
 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 ⇓
27%
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Poison Ivy (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A seductive teen befriends an introverted high school student and schemes her way into the lives of her wealthy family.
Style: sexy, erotic, serious, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: femme fatale, dangerous attraction, older man younger woman relationship, sexual relations, manipulation, obsessive love, infidelity, teenage life, destructive relationship, adultery, high school, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Body of Evidence (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sizzingly sexy Madonna leads a star-filled cast in this erotic thriller as a woman accused of killing a wealthy, elderly man through her insatiable sexual prowess.
Style: erotic, rough, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, crime, infidelity, seduction, femme fatale, dedicated lawyer, crimes, manipulation, dishonesty, manipulations, legal investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 340
Fatal Secrets (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: "BALANCING THE BOOKS" is a character-driven suspense drama about an attractive woman who enlists the help of her two best friends to confront a traumatic experience she can no longer deny. Julia, divorced and successfully self-employed, ...
Style: psychological, suspense, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: danger, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, couple relations, secret, uncover truth, maniac, murder, graphic violence, profanity, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.2
 3K
Civic Duty (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An American accountant bombarded with cable news and the media's obsession with terrorist plots in the post 9-11 world, receives a jolt when an unattached Islamic graduate student moves in next door.
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, realistic, clever
Plot: terrorism, accountant, dishonesty, danger, liberal, love and romance, politics, crimes, special agents, obsession, mental institution, racial slur ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.2
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Inconceivable (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A mother looks to escape her abusive past by moving to a new town where she befriends another mother, who grows suspicious of her.
Style: disturbing, sexy, captivating, artsy, suspense ...
Plot: female nudity, family relations, surrogate mother, pregnancy, murder, obsession, mother daughter relationship, child, manipulative person, manipulative woman, troubled past, manipulation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Windcroft (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: On a remote farm in the sweeping hills of Pennsylvania, three lives are torn apart by love, abandonment, deception and murder.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: murder, countryside, estate, tragic love, destiny, crimes, family farm, mystery, inheritance, danger, farm, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
His Double Life (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young woman returns Home from college and become suspicious of her new stepdad, her late father's business partner, after she discovers him meeting with a mysterious woman who turns up dead the following day.
Style: enigmatic, suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: betrayal, violence, stepfather, new life, adultery, uncover truth, relationship problems, husband wife relationship, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, murder investigation, murder, investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.9
 700
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: psychological, suspenseful, tense, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, nightclub, who done it, dangerous attraction, love affair, mysterious character, manipulations, love and romance, femme fatale, crimes, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%