Movies like The Letter 1982

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The Letter (1982)
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The Letter (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The wife of a Malaysian planter kills an employee of her husband one night, but her motive begins to appear not entirely truthful.
Plot: blackmail, murder, deception, infidelity, trial, marriage
Place: malaysia

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Most similar movies to The Letter

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, captivating, realistic and suspenseful films with plots about murder, infidelity, blackmail, female nudity, trial, marriage and adultery mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Letter: Satan Was A Lady (2001), Lady Audley's Secret (2000), Für den unbekannten Hund (2007), Macu, la mujer del policía (1987), Pan (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Satan Was A Lady (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Wishman's plot rotates around the maneuverings of a whore who longs for a touch of mink and a seat at the finer tables in life. Blackmail, betrayal, murder and malice are all part of her tender trade. Lord help anyone who lays in her way.
Style: rough, sexy, captivating, suspense
Plot: blackmail, murder, prostitution, betrayal, female killer, exploitation, dominatrix, stripper, erotica, nightclub, female director, strip club ...
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95%
Lady Audley's Secret (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Lucy Graham (Neve McIntosh) weds the much older Sir Michael Audley (Kenneth Cranham), his nephew Robert (Steven Mackintosh) is suspicious of the lovely young woman's motives. Soon, Robert's friend disappears, and Robert believes Lucy ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, serious
Plot: governess, infidelity, false identity, marriage, love, deception, bigamy, blackmail, class society, falling, family relations, piano ...
Time: victorian era
Place: london
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94%
Für den unbekannten Hund (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Plot: murder, prison, dressmaker, gas station, violence, new love, motorcycle, blackmail, vomiting, drifter, stage, female nudity ...
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85%
Macu, la mujer del policía (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The true story of a jealous policeman and his young wife living in a shanty-town in South America.
Plot: older man younger woman marriage, infidelity, murder, female director, police officer, investigation, jealous husband, teenage sexuality, wife leaves husband, teenage mother, coming of age, pedophile
Place: venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Pan (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Edvarda arrives at the little Norwegian village, to stay with some family, she find the Lt., Thomas Glahn, very interesting. Soon they fall in love. It's a very passionate relationship, but this leads to problems. Both of them are very ...
Plot: love, forest, murder, infidelity
Place: norway, arabia
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81%
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The Verdict (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: death sentence, mother love, death penalty, rape, blackmail, french giallo, dead girl, nudity (full frontal - brief), kidnapping, mother, trial, topless ...
Place: lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Apple Tree of Paradise (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Girls no more, four heroines emerge into womanhood with a more clear-eyed outlook on life.
Plot: female director, jealousy, trial, politician, accident, sex, marriage, poison, female nudity, affair, murder
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Where Love Has Gone (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A divorced couple's teen-age daughter stands trial for stabbing her mother's latest lover.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, gloomy, suspenseful
Plot: murder, alcohol abuse, custody, haunted by the past, courtroom, family relations, investigation, betrayal, manipulation, teenage daughter, marriage, trial ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: san francisco
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78%
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Los invitados (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A murder is committed in a small village of Andalusia.
Style: based on true events
Plot: murder, plantation, mafia, marijuana, drugs, drug
Place: andalusia
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77%
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Going Home (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After doing 13 years in prison for the murder of his wife, mechanic Harry Graham is out on parole and looking to rebuild his life in a small seaside community. He settles into a trailer park and finds both a job and a girlfriend. But things get ...
Plot: revenge, murder, trailer park, girlfriend, mechanic, son, wife, witness, uxoricide, father son relationship, parole, confrontation
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76%
What Happened to Bobby Earl? (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Rose Earl is proud as a peacock when Bobby, her eldest, whom she raised, like his kid brother Michael, to become moral men an model citizens, is the first member of the modest family ever to get accepted at college. It will take a while till she ...
Plot: caucasian, suit and tie, missing person, uzi, murder, burglary, fraternity, insurance fraud, trial, arson, courtroom, theft ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Double Exposure (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: White collar crime, a crooked PI and a top notch homicide forensics team come together in this low-budget erotic thriller about a wife killed while in a hotel room with her lover.
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: murder, extramarital affair, marriage, private detective, blackmail, infidelity, haunted by the past, anger, regret, evidence, obsessive love, accusation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
A Death of Innocence (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A mother travels to New York to see her daughter who is awaiting trial for murder. The mother is totally convinced of her daughter's innocence and does all she can to help her. As the trial progresses however, the mother begins to have doubts.
Plot: mother, daughter, mother daughter relationship, footprint, trial, murder
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69%
Criminal Desires (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A beautiful reporter gets caught up in the deadly and erotic world of an online 'murder club' in this red-hot thriller.
Plot: murder, police, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, male nudity, simulated blow job, male full rear nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Women's Room (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A wife is sick and tired of her husband's infidelities, so she leaves home and goes back to grad-school. There she meets many self-confident women who help her find her own voice.
Plot: divorced divorcee, female friendship, feminism, women's liberation, lesbian, marriage, love, women's rights, self fulfillment
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Malibu (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: A young couple from Milwaukee moves into the fabled, high-society Malibu beach community and becomes involved with the lives of the various people living in the community.
Plot: infidelity, scandal, corrupt lawyer, beach, coast, tennis, reporter, sex
Place: los angeles, malibu california
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59%
Forbidden Woman (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An up-and-coming attorney reaches a pivotal point in his life and career when he falls in love with the wife of his boss.
Style: serious, psychological, captivating, touching
Plot: forbidden love, infidelity, emotional manipulation, adultery, blackmail, boss and employee, fall in love, femme fatale, divorce, fight, religious faith, law firm ...
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Only God Can Judge Me (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Film from Tody Walker
Plot: courtroom, jury, redemption, trial, prison, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Friendships, Secrets and Lies (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Six former sorority sisters are suspected of murder when a baby's skeleton is found in the ruins of the sorority house.
Plot: murder, female bonding, friendship between women, sorority, female friendship, all female cast, women
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Mudhoney (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this Depression-era tale, Calef is traveling from Michigan to California and stops in Spooner, Missouri, where Lute hires him for odd jobs. Calef gets involved with Lute's niece, Hannah. But she is married to Sidney, a wife-beating drunk who ...
Style: cult film
Plot: murder, prohibition era, great depression, bathtub, drowning, poverty, erotica, mute, breasts, white trash, wife beater, skinny dipping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
If Looks Could Kill (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The true story of John Hawkins as featured on America's Most Wanted.
Plot: murder, con artists, male homosexuality, insurance fraud, true crime, scam, bisexual, homosexual, insurance, homosexuality
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Exception to the Rule (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An aggressive woman tries to blackmail a married gem trader who had an affair with her.
Plot: blackmail, infidelity, seduction, stalker, revenge, business, one night stand, diamond, marriage
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Madame X (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman married to a wealthy socialite, is compromised by the accidental death of a man who had been romantically pursuing her, and is forced by her mother-in-law to assume a new identity to save the reputation of her husband and infant son. She ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: murder, courtroom, infidelity, addiction, parents and children, courtroom drama, alcohol abuse, forbidden love, cons and scams, social differences, manipulation, couples ...
Time: 60s
Place: mexico, europe, latin america, connecticut, swiss alps ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Deceit (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ellen's life is turned upside down after her wealthy hubby vanishes at sea. Everyone close to her is a liar - especially Ellen's missing spouse. Was this a case of an affair gone bad? A corporate cover-up? Or something far more sinister? ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, mind bending
Plot: infidelity, murder, couple relations, love affair, crimes, who done it, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, couples, life is a bitch, deadly, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Padikkadavan (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Overview Coming Soon...
Plot: court, marriage, judge, murder, taxi, lawyer, taxi driver, framed for murder, trial, mistreatment, half brother half brother relationship, long lost brother
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Suburban Madness (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the real story of Clara Harris, the Houston, Texas dentist who made headlines in July 2002 when she killed her adulterous husband by repeatedly running over him with her car.
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, private detective, dishonesty, couples, family problems, infidelity, deadly, crimes, dentist, love triangle, adultery, under the surface ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Whore 2 (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jack sets himself up in the Hotel St James to work on his book on prostitution in New York. Along the way he meets and grows fond of Mary Lou.
Style: semi documentary, social documentary
Plot: prostitute, heroin addict, writers, dominatrix, depression, strip club, infidelity, pimp, legs, sex shop, degradation, thong panties ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Woman of the Lake (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A married woman lets her lover take naked pictures of her. The photos end up in possession of a man who starts blackmailing the couple.
Plot: blackmail, adultery, photographer, stalker, sea, extramarital affair, stalking, maniac, sex scene, japanese new wave, body double, passionate kiss ...
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Out of Annie's Past (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Annie's got a secret past she's eager to hide from her husband and her family. An iconclastic bounty hunter blackmails her to keep that past a secret. As the stakes increase, though, so do the ruthless and brutal actions of all those ...
Plot: blackmail, secret, murder, family relations, bounty hunter, threat, mafia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Run a Crooked Mile (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man witnesses a murder in a secluded mansion. When he reports it, there's no evidence of the murder, or that anyone was there. Two years later he wakes up in a hospital room after a polo accident to find he's had amnesia, is now married, ...
Plot: murder, amnesia, cover up, murder witness, murder investigation, key, passage of time
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%