Movies like Tainted

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Tainted (1985)
 5.5
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Tainted (1985)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Psychological horror / suspense story centers around Cathy (Shari Shattuck), a young school teacher married to the owner of a crematorium. After she's attacked and nearly raped by her ex-husband, Cathy kills him and attempts to cover up the murder.
Plot: rape, teacher, blackmail, murder, false accusation, death of husband, cover up, attempted rape, heart attack

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Most similar movies to Tainted

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about murder, rape, crimes, blackmail, police, kidnapping and violence mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Tainted: The Naked Cage (1986), Red Ridge (2006), Vengeance (1980), Hard Evidence (1995), The Liars' Club (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Naked Cage (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young woman is falsely convicted of a bank robbery and sent to a maximum-security prison run by a corrupt warden, where she is forced to suffer various indignities.
Style: sexploitation film, psychotronic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: women's prison, sexploitation, attempted rape, violence, female protagonist, lesbian sex, murder, prison, survival, humiliation, false accusation, bank robbery ...
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95%
 4.3
 123
Red Ridge (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Red Ridge chronicles the scandalous true events currently taking place in small towns along the Texas/Mexico border. Innocent young women are being kidnapped and forced into sexual slavery and prostitution. Like the independent films Monster and ...
Plot: hanging, hanged woman, noose, human trafficking, prostitution, barbed wire, bondage, tape over mouth, barefoot woman, murder, rape, kidnapping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.1
 82
Vengeance (1980)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Four hoodlums break into a jeweller's house and brutally murder him, his wife and daughter. On the run they kidnap Jenny, a Senator's grand daughter and her boyfriend, but discover that the two will not be taken easily. In the melee that ...
Plot: murder, sexual assault, attempted rape, kidnapping, death, murder of a nude woman, bound and gagged, tied to a chair, mass murder, lifting up dress, throat slitting, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.7
 145
Hard Evidence (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Trent Turner has it all - a beautiful wife, a fabulous house, and a business he owns with his best friend. He also has a mistress, a mistress who gets him involved with more than he's bargained for...
Plot: delivery man, dea, blackmail, infidelity, business, murder, drugs, drug smuggling
Place: vancouver, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Liars' Club (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The loyalty of a tight group of friends is put to the test when there's a date rape within the circle.
Plot: friendship, cover up, accidental killing, american football, rape victim, murder, teenage boy, high school, loyalty, teenager, bullying, rape
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Hostile Intentions (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A weekend of fun becomes a fight for survival when three American women land in a Mexican jail. After being sexually molested by the guards, they attempt to escape with the help of a fellow prisoner.
Plot: rape, police corruption, female director, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Place: tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.3
 150
Natural Causes (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An American links her mothers death in Bankok to a plot involving Vietnamese refugees.
Plot: espionage, murder, cia, death of mother
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
River Runs Red (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When the son of a successful judge is killed by two police officers and the system sets them free, a hardened veteran detective finds some incriminating files on the officers and the judge teams up with another mourning father to take the law into ...
Style: tense, suspense, disturbing
Plot: murder, police, vengeance, vigilantism, conspiracy, justice, danger, crimes, gunfight, corruption, violence, cover up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Terror in the Night (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A fugitive killer posing as a policeman arrests two campers in the Arizona mountains.
Style: based on true events
Plot: rape, tourist, killer, true crime, kidnapping, murder, gun, cigarette smoking, foot chase, camping
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Deadly Daphne's Revenge (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young hitchhiker is picked up by four drunken hunters, one of whom rapes her. A tough prosecutor has all four of the men indicted for the crime, which results in a suicide and a murder-for-hire plot.
Plot: female nudity, beating, rape and revenge, revenge, rape, murder, hiding place, rape victim
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.5
 189
Call of Death (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Seven friends try to keep a secret.
Plot: hunting, murder, countryside, blackmail, hunting rifle, forest, cover up, traffic accident, car accident
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Sketch Artist II: Hands That See (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Police sketch artist, Jack, helps blind rape victim Emmy describe her attacker.. a serial rapist and murderer who is now out to get her.
Plot: sketch artist, murder, rape, blindness
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Wrong Woman (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A temporary secretary is wrongly accused of killing her boss.
Plot: falsely accused, murder, false accusation, blackmail, private detective
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.2
 316K
Shooter (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A marksman living in exile is coaxed back into action after learning of a plot to kill the president. Ultimately double-crossed and framed for the attempt, he goes on the run to track the real killer and find out who exactly set him up, and why.
Style: intense, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, one man army, corruption, fbi, frame up, sniper rifle, conspiracy, false accusation, cover up, patriotism, u.s. president, swat team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia, kentucky, tennessee, langley virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.1
 228
Mean Dog Blues (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Former TV documentary filmmaker Mel Stuart tries to inject an acceptable degree of verisimilitude in Mean Dog Blues. A victim of circumstance, country and western musician Paul Ramsey (Gregg Henry) finds himself on a Southern chain gang. Captain ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: prison, false accusation, escape, crimes, betrayal, confined, graphic violence, injustice, tough heroes, power relations, prison life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.3
 60
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, court
Place: malaysia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Christian Brothers (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Story: When the daughter of a minister gets kidnapped, Christy is called upon to rescue her. Although he manages to save her, he himself gets embroiled in the kidnapper's murder.
Style: suspense, unusual plot structure, tense, contemplative, captivating
Plot: murder, false accusation, snitch, police, chase, father son relationship, police investigation, society, accusation, family relations, danger, falsely accused ...
Time: 21st century
Place: mumbai india, bombay india, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.2
 213
Tripwire (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A band of ruthless international terrorists led by Josef Szabo (David Warner) hijack a speeding railroad train loaded with a full arsenal of powerful military weaponry capable of threatening world peace. The only hero who can stop the ...
Plot: dead boy, death of son, terrorist, kidnapping, government agent, murder, terrorism
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34%
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Diplomatic Immunity (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A military career man, distraught over the murder of his daughter and the subsequent release of her killer who is protected by 'diplomatic immunity,' resigns from the service to pursue the psychopath. No one will help him - and no one can ...
Style: rough, realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, crimes, crime, deadly, rivalry, jungle, law enforcement, good versus evil, vengeance, psychopath, heroes, vietnam vet ...
Time: 90s
Place: paraguay, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.7
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Mistrial (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a cop-killer goes free, a detective's search for personal justice veers dangerously out of control. Declaring a mistrial, he takes the accused, the judge and the jury hostage...and begins a trial of his own.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, hostage, injustice, false accusation, hotshot lawyer, law enforcement, legal investigation, crimes, murder, rivalry, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
I Know What You Did (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A female lawyer who specialises in defending suspected rapists is left traumatised after she herself is assaulted in her own home.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: female lawyer, rape victim, murder, blackmail, police detective, rape, manipulations, hotshot lawyer, dishonesty, life is a bitch, legal, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 272
Wolf Lake (1980)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Canadian film where in ex-marine Steiger, unhinged by the death of his son in Vietnam, terrorizes a young couple
Plot: murder, deserter, war veteran, lake, revenge, revenge plot, rape, nudity (full frontal - brief), hunting, hit over the head with a bottle, seaplane, breaking a bottle over someone's head ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 904
Stag (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Victor Mallick returned to his home and found out that all of his friends have arranged a surprise bachelor/stag party for him. Two strippers were hired to cheer up the party. However, when some of the men accidentally killed one of the strippers, ...
Style: sexy, psychological, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, stripper, bachelor party, crime, crimes, death, wrongfully committed, friendship, suburbs, friends, disorder, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, family relations, murder, bounty hunter, mafia, threat
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.9
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Dead End City (1988)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The government's new urban renewal policy results in street gangs fighting for control of the inner cities. While most of the residents flee, one factory owner determines to fight the gangs for his property.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: street gang, vigilante, police, corruption, siege, murder, explosion, anarchy, gang, street shootout, factory, shotgun ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Florida Connection (1975)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Dan Gordon arrives in town on the edge of the Florida Everglades, planning to take part in a drug smuggling operation. He's aided by his friend, Mule Tucker, but runs into opposition from corrupt local cops.
Plot: man wrapped in a towel, murder, chase, man wearing towel, police, swamp, marijuana, cannabis, drug smuggling
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Atrapados en la coca (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Story: A man with economic problems get's involved with the mafia, but when he is asked to commit murder he refuses, which gets him in trouble with a drug lord, this brings nothing but problems to his son, who must now take control of the situation.
Style: mexploitation
Plot: attempted rape, illegal drugs, mafia, chainsaw, exploitation, gore, rape, gay, violence, blood, crime, crimes
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Red Light in the White House (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A reporter digs into the background of a young woman who is running for the U.S. Senate, and finds out a lot more than he bargained for.
Plot: cover up, intrigue, blackmail, political candidate, private detective, limousine, investigation, scandal, rape, conspiracy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Son of Baby Ama (1990)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A boy grows up not knowing his real identity. One day a mysterious lady, claiming to be his real mother, divulges the truth about his roots. He is caught between leaving his past and living his new life.
Plot: motorcycle, rape, cemetery, gang, prison, gang rape, murder, attempted rape, abortion, security guard, adopted son, class distinction ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 1K
Paulina (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Brazil, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Paulina is a young lawyer with a promising career in Buenos Aires, who chooses to go back to her home town. Her father, Fernando, is a well known judge. Against his will, Paulina decides to teach in a suburban high school as part of an inclusion ...
Style: non-linear
Plot: rape, teacher, gang rape, rape victim, kissing, gynecological exam, sex scene, night, police brutality, classroom, psychotherapy, pregnant woman ...
Place: paraguay
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%