Movies like Back Stab

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Back Stab (1990)
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Back Stab (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man is seduced by a stranger and awakens to a corpse.
Plot: architect, runaway, assassination plot, framed for murder, racial slur, courtroom, adultery, frame up, murder, bistro
Place: montreal, montreal quebec canada

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Most similar movies to Back Stab

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and tense films with plots about murder, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, crime, frame up and mystery mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Back Stab: Scream of the Butterfly (1965), Murder Once Removed (1971), Blood Relatives (1978), Silhouette (1990), Consenting Adults (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Scream of the Butterfly (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A beautiful woman marries a rich man for his money, then embarks on an affair and plans to use her boyfriend to help murder her husband.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: murder, adultery, bisexuality, assassination plot, nudity (full frontal - brief), flashback, bubble bath, female nudity, bisexual, sex
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95%
Murder Once Removed (1971)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Television thriller in which a scheming doctor murders once for love and then has to kill again to cover it up.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: infidelity, assassination plot, police detective, junkie, doctor, dog, adultery, murder, frame up, cheating wife
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Blood Relatives (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Montreal police inspector (Donald Sutherland) cracks a murder case with clues from the victim's diary.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious, twist ending ...
Plot: murder, family relations, investigator, incest, diary, relatives, pedophile, deadly, protagonist as suspect, police investigation, crimes, mystery ...
Time: 70s
Place: canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.2
 194
Silhouette (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An architect witnesses a brutal murder in a small Texas town.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: murder, architect, barrel, waitress, kidnapping, mother daughter relationship, bar, hotel, witness, sheriff, silhouette, filling station ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Consenting Adults (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Richard and Priscilla Parker are an ordinary suburban couple whose lives are invaded and rocked by their hedonistic, secretive new neighbors, Eddy and Kay Otis.
Style: suspenseful, sexy, psychological, tense, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: wife swapping, mate swapping, murder, betrayal, swingers, frame up, protagonist as suspect, investigation, manipulation, crime, crimes, manipulations ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Letters from a Killer (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man is falsely convicted of the murder of his wife. During his time in jail, he finds comfort from four women with whom he corresponds. After his second court appearance, he is finally freed from prison only to be framed for yet 2 more murders ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, false accusation, death row, stalking, serial killer, prison, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, deadly, protagonist as suspect, womanizer ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 270
Night Rhythms (1992)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Nick, a late night DJ, has sex with a listener that he's invited to the station. The session goes out over the air until something goes wrong. Nick wakes up to find a dead body and himself framed. Nick spends the rest of the movie having sex ...
Style: cult film, psychotronic
Plot: runaway, erotic thriller, radio, murder, dj, disc jockey, lesbian sex, erotica, female full frontal nudity, bar, female nudity, nude woman murdered ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.9
 75K
88 Minutes (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A college professor who moonlights as a forensic psychiatrist for the FBI, receives a death threat claiming he has only 88 minutes to live.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, rough, tense, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, manipulation, fbi, death threat, death, frame up, forensics, paranoia, crime, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 90s, year 1997
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c., seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Double Jeopardy (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman framed for her husband's murder suspects he is still alive; as she has already been tried for the crime, she can't be re-prosecuted if she finds and kills him.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: false accusation, faked death, sailboat, vengeance, prison, betrayal, crime, crimes, manipulation, manhunt, presumed dead, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, san francisco, southern usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Telltale Talk Show Host (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dr Sheila Carlin is good friends with Della who calls Perry in when she is being pestered by someone. On the theory that it could be somebody that she works with at a radio stations she arranges Perry to be interviewed by Winslow Keene who is also ...
Plot: courtroom, murder, tape over mouth, perry mason
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Indecent Behavior II (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Reporter Shoshona Reed is about to expose a number of people who have a lot to lose. Unfortunately, her cunning ways of getting stories by blackmailing people gets her killed...
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: sexploitation, femme fatale, pubic hair, male female relationship, breasts, sex in public, male nudity, erotica, sex, female nudity, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
We the People (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alan and his pregnant wife, Amy, plan to spend a quiet weekend at their isolated vacation home in the woods. They are joined by two other couples, Bill and Sheri and then Charles and Liz. Suddenly they're confronted by two gun-toting killers, ...
Plot: killer, pregnant woman, extramarital affair, gunshot wound, mistress, home invasion, hostage, lawyer, lynching, revenge, rape, family in danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Knight Moves (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A psychologist falls for a world-class chess player suspected of odd murders linked to his game.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, disturbing, scary ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: chess, serial killer, murder, investigation, crimes, police investigation, haunted by the past, psychopath, manipulation, protagonist as suspect, mystery, who done it ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Saudi Arabia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Remake of a 1956 Fritz Lang film in which a novelist's investigation of a dirty district attorney leads to a setup within the courtroom.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: courtroom drama, murder, crimes, fighting the system, who done it, legal, uncover truth, courtroom, frame up, law enforcement, injustice, dedicated lawyer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
We'll Meet Again (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 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: rough, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, righting the wronged, uncover truth, false accusation, woman in danger, law enforcement, danger, crimes, life is a bitch, partners, amateur detective, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Demons from Her Past (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A woman returns to her hometown searching for answers after she's released from prison, having served a 25-year sentence for a crime she didn't commit.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, serious ...
Plot: murder, vengeance, crimes, righting the wronged, mystery, homecoming, injustice, frame up, rivalry, abduction, cover up, wrongful conviction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Storyville (1992)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: While investigating his own blackmailing, a young politician uncovers his family's deep secrets.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, captivating, political thriller ...
Plot: murder, frame up, politician, blackmail, family secret, campaign, manipulation, false accusation, manipulations, intrigue, dishonesty, political conspiracy ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Posers (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Four Hardcore party posers are suddenly facing an unknown killer when one of them disappears.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: murder, investigation, mystery, friendship, femme fatale, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, betrayal, female killer, suspicion, power relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Limit (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An elderly woman turns the tables on her kidnapper.
Style: rough, serious, psychological, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police investigation, mystery, dishonesty, undercover, deadly, love affair, frame up, gun, police corruption, murder, hostage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Awakening the Zodiac (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story follows a down-on-their-luck couple who discovers a serial killer's film reels. They decide to take the law into their own hands, risking everything for the chance at a $100,000 reward. It isn't long until they find themselves in ...
Style: captivating, psychological, suspenseful, exciting, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, death, police, danger, police investigation, life is a bitch, obsession, reward
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Letter of Fire (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sri Lanka, France
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A schoolboy and his friend are caught at school looking at pornography on the computer. Punished, they wrongly believe that the police are going to arrest them so they hide in an abandoned building and as the boys feel cornered, and fearing for ...
Style: suspense, disturbing
Plot: mother son incest, murder, father son relationship, family secret, mother son relationship, social problems, accused of murder, family relations, murder mystery, family problems, framed for murder, runaway ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A lawyer conducts business from the back of his Lincoln town car while representing a high-profile client in Beverly Hills.
Style: clever, serious, captivating, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, courtroom drama, legal investigation, court, murder, hotshot lawyer, mind game, legal, trial, crimes, arrest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, beverly hills, los angeles, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Dream Lover (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Ray is young, charming, successful and the owner of a prosperous architect company. However, he has recently gone trough a very painful divorce. His friends try to cheer him up by showing him the positive sides of being single but for Ray marriage ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: adultery, femme fatale, mystery, betrayal, marriage, murder, infidelity, paranoia, architect, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, love affair ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Marked Man (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A jailed auto mechanic must run for his life after he witnesses the murder of a fellow inmate by two prison guards.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: frame up, murder, chase, chases and races, confined, law enforcement, on the run, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
In the Electric Mist (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Lt. Dave Robicheaux, a detective in New Iberia, Louisiana, is trying to link the murder of a local hooker to New Orleans mobster Julie (Baby Feet) Balboni, who is co-producer of a Civil War film. At the same time, after Elrod Sykes, the star of the ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, lyrical ...
Plot: murder, swamp, police detective, police investigation, uncover truth, mystery, life is a bitch, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty, serial killer, baseball ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, california, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Perry Mason: The Case of the Lost Love (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Perry must defend the husband of an old flame from a murder charge.
Style: clever, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: courtroom, murder, perry mason, crime, legal action, legal, courtroom drama, frame up, moral dilemma, manipulation, hotshot lawyer, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Terror Stalks the Class Reunion (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A beautiful young detective goes to the rescue of a teacher kidnapped by a former student.
Plot: obsession, murder, class reunion, teacher, high school reunion, tape over mouth, hostage, investigation, danger, kidnapping
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Jennifer 8 (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A big city cop from LA moves to a small town police force and immediately finds himself investigating a murder. Using theories rejected by his colleagues, the cop, John Berlin, meets a young blind woman named Helena, who he is attracted to. ...
Style: surprise ending, tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, fall in love, obsession, murder, school, falling in love, mystery, police investigation, blindness, crimes, crime, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, germany, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
A Kind of Murder (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1960s New York, Walter Stackhouse is a successful architect married to the beautiful Clara who leads a seemingly perfect life. But his fascination with an unsolved murder leads him into a spiral of chaos as he is forced to play cat-and-mouse with ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating, tense, neo noir
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: death of wife, murder, investigation, architect, police brutality, danger, police investigation, deadly, crimes, disorder, revenge, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Blind Man's Bluff (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A blind professor is accused by the police of killing his neighbor and must clear his name by finding the murderer.
Plot: neighbor, murder, blindness, suspect, accident, runaway
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%