Movies like Black Butterfly

If you like "Black Butterfly" you are looking for exciting, suspense and melancholic movies about / with drifter, writers, isolation, murder, dating show, dangerous friend and fear themes of Thriller genre shot in Spain or USA.
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Black Butterfly (2017)
 6.2
 13K
Black Butterfly (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain, USA, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Paul is a down-on-his-luck screenwriter who picks up a drifter and offers him a place to stay. However, when the deranged stranger takes Paul hostage and forces him to write, their unhinged relationship brings buried secrets to light.
Style: exciting, suspense, melancholic, suspenseful, twists and turns, remake of french film
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: drifter, writers, isolation, murder, dating show, dangerous friend, fear, recluse, confined, abduction, renovation, fight, mountain, success, alone, obsession, hunter, hostage, secret, alcoholic, loner, realtor, alcohol, knife, literature ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s

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Most similar movies to Black Butterfly

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about murder, danger, crimes, deadly, isolation, confined and graphic violence mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like Black Butterfly: The Poison Rose (2019), Damascus Cover (2017), Isolation (2011), Beyond the Reach (2014), Suspended Animation (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Poison Rose (2019)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A down-on-his-luck PI is hired by his old flame to investigate a murder. But while the case at first appears routine, it slowly reveals itself to be a complex interwoven web of crimes, suspects and dead bodies.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, bleak, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, gambler, investigation, alcoholic, missing woman, society, friendship, hopes, dishonesty, father daughter relationship, parents and children, life is a bitch ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Damascus Cover (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A spy navigates the precarious terrain of love and survival during an undercover mission in Syria.
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spy, mission, adaptation, adventure, danger, deadly, life is a bitch, martial arts, lone hero, female nudity, justice, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, year 1989
Place: syria, middle east, west germany, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.6
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Isolation (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this eerie hospital chiller, a medical student wakes up in an isolation room, gravely ill with no idea how she got there or how to get out. Trying to make sense of her plight and save herself, she finds the hospital staff distinctly unhelpful.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, enigmatic, realistic
Plot: confined, isolation, danger, hospital, medical student, abduction, murder, woman in danger, medical malpractice, eyeglasses, garden, orderly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Beyond the Reach (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A high-rolling corporate shark and his impoverished young guide play the most dangerous game during a hunting trip in the Mojave Desert.
Style: tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, hunting, survival, wilderness, chases and races, crimes, isolation, confined, danger, escapades, witnessing a crime, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, mojave desert, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Suspended Animation (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Hollywood animator Tom (Alex McArthur) gets lost in the Michigan woods after a snowmobile ride goes wrong. He finds refuge at an isolated cabin inhabited by two sisters (Laura Esterman and Sage Allen). Initially grateful to them, Tom soon realizes ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, danger, obsession, survival, crimes, mind game, rescue, slasher, deadly, isolation, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.3
 2K
The Victim (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Annie's (Jennifer Blanc) life is in jeopardy after she's witnessed the horrific rape and murder of her closest friend. Fleeing from two attackers (Ryan Honey, Denny Kirkwood) she stumbles across kyle (Michael Biehn), a recluse living in ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, rough, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: woman in danger, murder, survival, on the run, witnessing a crime, crimes, escapades, deadly, chaos, in the woods, gory, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.3
 142
Bad Blood (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Carrie, an attractive veterinarian accepts an invitation from her fiancee, a best-selling author, for a long weekend away. When she senses something is terribly wrong she decides to leave only to find herself trying to escape the house into a ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, contemplative
Plot: private detective, chase, marriage, escape, psychopath, writers, couples, murderer, murder, twin brother, flashback sequence, fiancee ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.1
 51
Intrusion (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Holly Jensen leads an overly dramatic life. It's one that is spent trying to avoid her problems and forget the past. Best friend Kali has the perfect solution to making Holly feel better. It's a game called "Wrong Number". ...
Style: suspense, rough, psychological, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, intrigue, victim, prank, revenge, impostor, fear, intruder, emotional blackmail, earl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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6 Souls (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A female forensic psychiatrist discovers that all of one of her patient's multiple personalities are murder victims. She will have to find out what's happening before her time is finished.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: split personality, supernatural, murder, psychiatrist, witch doctor, doctors and patients, female psychiatrist, mental illness, supernatural horror, voodoo, mentally unstable, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 1910s, 80s
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 2K
The Barber (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Eugene is a small town barber, beloved by the local community, but hiding a deadly secret. John is hunting for a serial killer not to expose him but to learn the business! They form a twisted bond and turn the town upside down as Eugene teaches John ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: obsession, murder, mind game, serial killer, deadly, crimes, small town, investigation, hairdresser, undercover, shovel, buried alive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.1
 11K
Brake (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Secret Service Agent is held captive in the trunk of a car and endures high-speed mental and physical torture as terrorists attempt to extract needed information for their sinister plot.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, twists and turns ...
Plot: agent as target, captivity, terrorism, isolation, confined, race against time, secret agents, secret place, danger, running out of air, husband wife relationship, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.2
 747
For Elise (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A young college is responsible for the care of an innocent little girl, but soon all he knows give a twist that will endanger his own life. All begin when crossing under the floor of the third floor to the left, a road without knowing directly the ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, serious, captivating ...
Plot: kidnapping, survival, psychopath, isolation, race against time, deadly, crimes, danger, track down, indoor, graphic violence, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Sicarivs: The Night and the Silence (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A hit man receives the assignment to kill a woman. But what seems as another job complicates when he is about to execute her, but does not. He will have to go after those who gave him the contract, for, in his profession, those who do not comply ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder of a nude woman, hitman, race against time, danger, on the run, deadly, woman in danger, murder, chases and races, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), stripper ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Bay of Silence (2020)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Will believes his wife Rosalind is innocent of their son's suspected murder, only to discover the devastating truth behind her past links her to another unsolved crime.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: wife, crimes, murder, family, brutality, police investigation, save the day, female protagonist, mystery, paranoia, pubic hair
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 6K
Welcome Home (2018)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A couple try to repair their damaged union in an Italian vacation paradise. Then they discover the owner's intentions.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, enigmatic
Plot: murder, surveillance, vacation, couple relations, neighbor, countryside, jealousy, trap, danger, cheating on boyfriend, infidelity, drunk ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.3
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Deadly Cargo (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Journalist Sara joins timid Victor and pregnant wife Thais, instructors Ivan and Edgar, and local kid Drui in Senegal for some underwater exploration. When their craft blows up following a misfired bullet, they float around in the water for a while ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, tense, scary ...
Plot: ocean or sea, murder, survival, deadly, dangerous animal, danger, rescue, isolation, ship, ocean, man overboard, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Footsteps (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Daisy Lowendahl (Bergen) is a best-selling suspense novelist who finds herself at her isolated beach house with a local young fan (Hall) who knows almost everything about her, and two men - one of whom may be trying to kill her, the other of whom ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, macabre, exciting ...
Plot: murder, isolation, vengeance, deadly, danger, stalking, crimes, couple relations, woman, beach house, police detective, poison ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 1K
Red Line (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Terrified commuters are on the ride of their lives when terrorists send a subway train speeding out of control during rush hour. With the saboteur among them, a group of citizens are now trapped underground and in a race against time if they hope to ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, train, tunnel, race against time, confined, danger, escapades, deadly, bomb, terrorist, survival, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Tower Block (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A year after witnessing a murder, residents of Tower Block 31 find themselves being picked off by a sniper, pitting those lucky enough to be alive into a battle for survival.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crimes, danger, survival, deathtrap, captivity, escape attempt, confinement indoors, isolation, skyscraper, society, witnessing a crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Dangerous Calling (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A suspense thriller set in the world of small town church politics, Dangerous Calling follows the story of Pastor Evan Burke and his wife Nora as they assume leadership of First Baptist Willit Springs after the mysterious death of the previous ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, christian film, tense ...
Plot: church, small town, uncover truth, who done it, crimes, dishonesty, society, deadly, clergy, murder, religious fanatic, suspicion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Home Sweet Home (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: After going broke, Gwen Stevens is forced to return to her abandoned childhood home hoping to pick up the pieces of her life. Among the relics and memories of her past, she discovers someone is living in the house and they don't want to leave. ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: psychopath, danger, isolation, confined, crimes, domestic disturbance, chase, murder, violence, intruder, struggle for survival, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Below Zero (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When Jack (Edward Furlong) is in danger of missing a deadline, his manager orders him to take whatever measures are needed to complete his screenplay. Jack locks himself in a slaughterhouse freezer but discovers that his inner demons are keeping him ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: writer's life, losing-it hero, isolation, serial killer, confined, danger, race against time, deadly, one last chance, figment, gory, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.0
 515
Love Sick Love (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Dori and Norman, two stunning and sophisticated serial daters, are destined to endure a terrifying journey through perfect couple-hood: Valentine's, Easter, Halloween, Christmas and New Year. Except with psychopath Dori, it all needs to take ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: isolation, dangerous attraction, danger, confined, psychopath, couples, female psychopath, country house, weekend, holiday, obsession, held captive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Wander (2020)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After getting hired to probe a suspicious death in the small town of Wander, a mentally unstable private investigator becomes convinced the case is linked to the same 'conspiracy cover up' that caused the death of his daughter.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric, cynical, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: paranoia, car accident, violence, fbi agent, grief, conspiracy, private detective, small town, murder, post traumatic stress disorder, death, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.0
 763
Shelter Island (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Ally Sheedy is a retired golfer turned motivational speaker. Patsy Kensit plays her lover and also works with her. There is another girl as well. There are some difficulties at work, a New York firm. So Ally decides she's going to go away for ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: island, mind game, danger, crimes, couples, woman in danger, obsession, dangerous attraction, isolation, stalking, mysterious character, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.2
 1K
Taped (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Johan and Saar make a final attempt to save their marriage by going on vacation to Buenos Aires. In keeping a promise to their daughter they will make a video of their activities there. When they accidentally witness (and videotape) a brutal murder ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, on the run, danger, chases and races, dishonesty, mystery, husband wife relationship, accidental death, death, police, inadvertently, corrupt law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.8
 1K
Event 15 (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Three soldiers get trapped in an elevator when terrorists set off a dirty bomb. But when White escapes, her world turns upside down as she realizes nothing is what it seems.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: military, soldier, elevator, danger, survival, isolation, confined, losing-it hero, post traumatic stress disorder, trapped in an elevator, veteran, terrorist attack ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.9
 525
Deviation (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Told over one horrifying night, Deviation will take you on a white-knuckle journey into the mind of Frank Norton, a dangerous schizophrenic murderer as he escapes from Broadmoor Hospital and embarks on a murderous rampage across London. But when ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, isolation, deadly, split personality, kidnapping, confined, crimes, killing spree, danger, violence spree, hostage, hostages ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.7
 815
The Holding (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A heart-pounding suspense thriller, set on an isolated farm in England's beautiful, rugged Peak District.
Style: serious, suspense, rough, psychological, tense ...
Plot: danger, farm, haunted by the past, murder, parents and children, psychopath, violence, life is a bitch, love and romance, countryside, confined, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Rich Man's Wife (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A rich man's wife finds she has a bad prenuptial agreement with an even worse husband. Over drinks with a stranger, she fantasizes about doing her husband in to void the prenupt. The stranger decides to turn her imagination into reality much to ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, non-linear ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: murder, bar, police investigation, vengeance, crime gone awry, crimes, couples, manipulation, dangerous attraction, false accusation, crumbling marriage, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, london, australia, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%