Movies like Lady in Black

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Lady in Black (1987)
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Lady in Black (1987)
Original name: 奪命佳人
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Kin Seng (Leung Ka Fai) falls into big debts in the gambling house. He persuades his loving wife, May (Lin Ching Hsia), to embezzle a huge sum from working place to save him. They go to Thailand to seek help from Kin Seng's uncle but in vain. On their return Journey, May accidentally falls off the ferry and Kin Seng commits a deliberate murder. [...] What is going to happen next? -From the Fortune Star Legendary Collection DVD summary.
Plot: revenge, betrayal, violence, brutality, domestic violence, surgery, tragedy, office, boat, assassination attempt, boss, blood, explosion, disfigured face, jealous husband, loss of father, drowning, dysfunctional marriage, loss of wife, child in peril, tragic event, falling from height, falling to death, blood splatter, stabbed in the side ...
Place: vietnam

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Most similar movies to Lady in Black

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, serious, suspenseful and surprise ending films with plots about revenge, violence, murder, blood, betrayal, female nudity and death mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Lady in Black: Aftermath (2017), Tin God (2011), Her Vengeance (1988), 2 Masks for Alexa (1971), Victimized (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.6
 22K
Aftermath (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A fatal plane crash changes the lives of Roman and Jake forever. Roman loses his wife and daughter in the accident, while Jake, his mind as he happens to be the air traffic controller, who fails to avert the nightmare. Rage and revenge engulfs Roman ...
Style: suspenseful, sincere, tense, psychological, touching ...
Plot: investigation, tragedy, depression, lawyer, vigilante, death, accusation, retribution, revenge, forgiveness, guilt, tragic event ...
Time: 2000s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.1
 26
Tin God (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ethan is a young man searching for meaning in life and he thinks he has found what he is looking for in the new girl, Sasha. But Sasha has a dark side that will be his undoing.
Plot: lust, murder, forgiveness, death, blindfold, smoking in bed, anger, greed, betrayal, blood, revenge, sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 6.3
 207
Her Vengeance (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Wong plays an unassuming nightclub employee in Macao who alienates a gang of drunken men (led by Shing Fui-on). They tail her after her shift, and mount a gang assault. She attempts to enlist the aid of her former brother-in-law (Lam) - an ex-triad ...
Plot: revenge, rape, murder, burnt face, bar fight, stabbed in the chest, blood splatter, stabbed in the stomach, spit in the face, martial arts, impalement, broken arm ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
2 Masks for Alexa (1971)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Curd Jurgens as the betrayed husband is incredibly expressive and believable; Rosabla Neri, as the philandering Alexa, delivers her usual thoughtful performance and, in doing so, makes her potentially cardboard cut-out character multi-dimensional, ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: adultery, revenge, female nudity, sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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 4.8
 30
Victimized (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Matt Miller has spent his entire life living in the shadows of his brother. He believes if his brother were to disappear then so would all his problems. So one deadly night Matt decides to take matters into his own hands.
Plot: murder, revenge, violence, brother brother relationship, gay, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Just for the Hell of It (1968)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A teenage gang led by the vicious Dexter; his girlfriend Mitzi; and friends Denny and Lummonx; create havoic in a small Florida town by harrassing various people, vandalizing property, well... just for the hell of it. When a former gang member, ...
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: violence, vandalism, beach, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, car chase, hedonism, exploitation, gang, revenge, rape, female nudity, police ...
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 5.9
 332
The Festival (1989)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Egypt
Story: Directed by Samir Seif.
Plot: revenge, theft, murder, explosion, brother sister relationship, wealth, drowning, identity, poverty, sister, mother, ship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Dangerous Indiscretion (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A womanizing executive picks up a divoree and embarks in an affair, only to have his life destroyed by her jealous husband.
Plot: adultery, revenge, condom, loveless marriage, cuckolded husband, womanizer, cheating wife, cuckold
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Terror in the Shadows (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Five years ago, Christine went after the baby she gave up for adoption, claiming he'd been stolen, and wound up killing Alex Williams' wife and the baby the Williams' had adopted. Now, Alex has remarried to a woman with a young son ...
Plot: revenge, adoption, kidnapping, insanity
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.3
 357
Stonebrook (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seth Green and Brad Rowe star in this drama as a pair of college students who come up with a plan to cheat an underworld syndicate at their own game. However, their ambition outstrips their street smarts, and they soon find themselves on the wrong ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: betrayal, revenge, father daughter relationship, scholarship, embezzler, college student, shot in the forehead, sting operation
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 4.3
 189
Art of Revenge (2003)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After Matt Kane leaves his wife Lara after seven years of marriage for the single, fast life that he wanted all his life after getting a promotion at work, she plots revenge against him by hiring an female ex-con and grifter, named Tuesday, to ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: scheme, lesbian kiss, lesbian subtext, revenge, seduction, betrayal, con artists, blackmail
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Killer's Nocturne (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Lo Tien Pei has retired as the king of gambling. But Yen Li Shan, who was humiliated by Lo years ago, is coming to town with fiery vengeance in his heart. Yen manages to buy the Endless Night, the top casino night club in Shanghai. Lo's son, ...
Plot: mahjong, brother, gambling, revenge, fight, mob, offscreen killing, blood spatter, bitten in the throat, person on fire, stabbed in the eye, kangaroo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.4
 262
Laguna (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Canada, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Raised by an uncle in New York after his parents died in an attack orchestrated by the mafia, Thomas, now an adult, is sent to live in Italy. There, while his tortured past and the death of his parents come back to haunt him, he feels increasingly ...
Style: suspense, captivating
Plot: older woman younger man sex, revenge, aunt nephew relationship, secret, murder, loss of parents, dead parents, loss of parent, death of parent, female nudity, older woman teenage boy sex, porter ...
Place: venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
To Make a Killing (1988)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Damon Kennedy (Tamblyn Lord, The River Kings) is an impressionable young man ready to begin university life.On the other side of the tracks live Terry (Craig Pearce, co-author of Strictly Ballroom), Felix (John Godden) and Benny (Kelly Dingwall) - ...
Plot: businessman, stabbed in the foot, revenge, bitten hand, violence, teenage boy, wealth, home invasion, punched in the face, death, juvenile delinquent, punched in the stomach ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.1
 8K
Standoff (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A troubled veteran gets a chance at redemption by protecting a girl from an assassin after she witnesses a murder. Holding a shotgun with a single shell, he engages in physical and psychological warfare in a desperate fight for the girl's life.
Style: suspense, psychological thriller, tense, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: murder, rescue, danger, moral dilemma, witness, gunfight, machismo, tragic past, killer, redemption, deception, brutality ...
Time: year 2015, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.0
 10K
Red (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An older, reclusive man's best friend and inspiration for living is his 14-year-old dog named "Red". When three troublesome teens kill the dog for no good reason, the grieving man sets out for justice and redemption by whatever means ...
Style: touching, serious, twists and turns, emotional, suspense ...
Plot: dog, pets, vengeance, killing a dog, crimes, redemption, justice, murder, small town, society, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Lithium Conspiracy (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the 21th century getting hold of natural resources of emerging countries, is no matter of war--it is a matter of complex financial actions. And the power of governments behind the events has been replaced by the power of holding companies. ...
Plot: betrayal, banker, love, bank, job, husband wife relationship, female nudity, sex scene, topless, suicide, falling to death
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.3
 4K
Dragon Inn (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: During the Ming Dynasty, Tsao Sui Yan, the power-hungry and ruthless eunuch leader of East Chamber, craves his own kingdom. He intends on destroying the rebelling clans by using a traitorous secretary's children as bait. Ultimately, the two ...
Style: exciting, stylized, realistic, serious, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, adventure, rivalry, rescue, escapades, danger, crimes, master warrior, good versus evil, dragon, heroic mission, battles ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.3
 2K
Donnybrook (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An ex-marine who struggles to provide for his family and a violent drug dealer with an undefeated fighting record are determined to compete in the Donnybrook, a legendary, bare-knuckle brawl with a cash prize of $100,000.
Style: captivating, intense, serious, exciting
Plot: revenge, drug dealer, tournament, survival, mortal combat, race against time, prize, most dangerous game, danger, uninhibited rivalry, surveillance, ambition ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.9
 9K
Man Down (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A haunted Afghanistan war veteran attempts to come to terms with his past while searching for his family in a post-apocalyptic America.
Style: suspense, rough, suspenseful, bleak, surprise ending
Plot: delusion, post war, military, danger, mental illness, friendship, mission, paranoia, tragic event, husband wife relationship, violence, dream ...
Time: 21st century
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The 'Human' Factor (1975)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After his family is brutally murdered for an unknown reason, a computer engineer sets out to find those responsible.
Plot: murder, revenge, family, retribution, shooting a woman, murder of family, showdown, car accident, manhunt, hostage, dead girl, woman shot ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Sword of Swords (1968)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A noble swordsman fights to recover the magical blade that has protected his country for centuries after being blinded and betrayed by a ruthless villain. A cunning killer has blinded the brave warrior chosen to defend his country with an enchanted ...
Plot: tragedy, martial arts, kung fu, sword, blood, revenge, violence, sword fight, betrayal, fencing
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Bad Influence (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Michael, a wimpy young executive, is about to get pulverized by a jealous boyfriend in a bar when a handsome, mysterious stranger steps in--and then disappears. Later that night, while jogging, Michael runs into the stranger on a pier. He introduces ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, clever, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, betrayal, friendship, neo noir, false accusation, frame up, psychopath, boss, neo-noir, danger, crimes, intrigue ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 3.3
 144
Stricken (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In their final semester of school, a group of six college friends get together to pull the ultimate prank on a fellow classmate. The joke goes awry, resulting in a series of tragic events. Can they explain their way out of this one?
Plot: panties, revenge, black panties, prank, tragedy, death, girl in panties, college student, blue panties
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.8
 8K
Acrimony (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A faithful wife takes action when it becomes clear to her that her devious husband has betrayed her.
Style: tragic ending, emotional, rough, psychological
Plot: nervous breakdown, divorce, betrayal, husband wife relationship, revenge, courtroom, attempted murder, depression, convicted felon, adultery, unfaithful husband, deception ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.0
 179
Gunmen (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Gunmen is a very dark tale of Shanghai "after the Chinese civil war", and I put that in quotes because it is never clear whether this is directly after the intra-party strife between two Nationalist factions during the twenties and ...
Plot: impalement, shot to death, stabbed in the leg, corruption, shot in the back, drug trafficking, civil war, axe, shotgun, shot in the shoulder, child, child with gun ...
Place: shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.7
 457
Taxi Hunter (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Kin (Anthony Wong) is a hard-working insurance salesman with a very pregnant wife. When his wife starts haemorrhaging, he calls a taxi, but it leaves when someone else offers more money. After his wife dies, Kin vows to get revenge on all taxi ...
Plot: stabbed to death, revenge, pistol, loss of wife, stabbing, prostitute, shot in the chest, pregnancy, hit by a car, alienation, shot to death, arms deal ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.5
 7K
Lucifer (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: In God's own country, the supreme leader of the ruling party dies, leaving a huge vacuum, not only in the electoral and leadership sphere of the party but also that of the state. In the inevitable succession squabble and the power struggle that ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, exciting, surprise ending
Plot: politics, murder, betrayal, husband wife relationship, fight, police officer, revenge, violence, family relations, explosion, father son relationship, shot in the chest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.4
 1K
The Watchman (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The protagonist Vlad is a man of about forty; he lives and works as watchman in an old sanatorium that is due to be demolished. He obviously needs this work to live the life of a hermit. One night a married couple appears at the sanatorium: Vera and ...
Style: psychological, suspense, talky, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: isolation, solitude, domestic violence, frustration, loneliness, depression, survival, family problems, moral dilemma, violence, dishonesty, nervous breakdown ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Men from the Gutter (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 83 min.
Story: From its evocative title to its gritty filming to its gutsy plot, this sizzling crime thriller struck a chord with international audiences. The robberies, ambushes, double-crosses, and murders multiply as a hitman, a robber gang, and two obsessed ...
Plot: hitman, kung fu, death, anti hero, main character dies, violence, blood, anti heroes, gunfight, cop killer, neo noir, kickboxing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%