Movies like The Scarlet Dove

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The Scarlet Dove (1961)
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The Scarlet Dove (1961)
Original name: Tulipunainen kyyhkynen
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Doctor Aitamaa is spending holiday with his family at their summer villa. He accidentally reads a letter that was meant to his wife. The letter is from another man. Aitamaa fallows his wife to the city and finds out that she has a lover. Later the wife is found killed and Aitamaa becomes the prime suspect.
Style: psychological thriller
Plot: murder investigation, lovers, male female relationship, summer, gun, dream, surgeon, jealousy, age difference, city, doctor, infidelity, older man younger woman relationship, marriage, adultery, midlife crisis, high society, murder, femme fatale, dating, letter, runaway, married couple, interrogation, police investigation ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: finland, helsinki finland

Most similar movies to The Scarlet Dove

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, psychological, serious and realistic films with plots about murder, husband wife relationship, infidelity, police detective, adultery, dishonesty and crimes mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Scarlet Dove: Spinning Man (2018), Murder Once Removed (1971), Prescription: Murder (1968), Dream Lover (1993), Gone Girl (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.6
 9K
Spinning Man (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, Sweden, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A 'happily married' professor, known for having many affairs with students, becomes the prime suspect when a young woman is found murdered.
Style: captivating, twist ending, bleak, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: suspect, murder suspect, missing person, husband wife relationship, police detective, university professor, classroom, evidence, lawyer, teenage girl, search, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, cheating wife, doctor, adultery, junkie, frame up, dog, police detective, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Prescription: Murder (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A psychiatrist uses a patient he is having an affair with to help him kill his wife, but his perfect alibi may come apart at the hands of a seemingly befuddled LAPD lieutenant.
Style: clever, suspenseful, talky, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, police investigation, alibi, swimming pool, investigation, psychiatrist, police detective, mistress, uncover truth, couples, law enforcement ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 6.2
 4K
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, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: adultery, femme fatale, mystery, betrayal, marriage, infidelity, murder, paranoia, architect, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Movie in collections
 8.1
 841K
Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: psychological, surprise ending, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mystery, police investigation, missing person, murder mystery, investigation, disappearance, twists & turns, missing wife, manipulation, femme fatale, adultery, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, year 2012
Place: missouri, usa, new york, st. louis missouri, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 7.0
 173K
Basic Instinct (1992)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A police detective is in charge of the investigation of a brutal murder, in which a beautiful and seductive woman could be involved.
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: femme fatale, murder, hot and sexy, sexual relations, sex, obsession, seduction, dangerous attraction, sex addict, sexualized violence, sexual tension, strong sexual content ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.1
 8K
Maigret (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Hungary
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A serial killer strikes in post-war France and it's up to Jules Maigret, a dedicated police commissioner, to hunt the murderer down.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, captivating, enigmatic
Plot: murder of a prostitute, police detective, police investigation, serial killer, undercover, murder suspect, suspect, police inspector, crime scene, false confession, prostitute, brunette ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1955
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Invisible Guest (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: "The Invisible Guest” turns on a young businessman who wakes up in a hotel room locked from the inside with the dead body of his lover next to him. He hires a prestigious lawyer, and over one night they work together to clarify what happened ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, psychological, tricky, psychotronic
Plot: uncover truth, interrogation, death, female lawyer, murder suspect, suspect, false accusation, moral dilemma, corpse, marriage, lawyer, judge ...
Place: barcelona spain, barcelona, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.6
 352
Candlestick (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A social gathering is rocked to its core when Jack accuses his best friend's wife of infidelity. But as the allegations start flying, it soon emerges that a far more sinister game may be at play...
Style: suspense, psychological, serious, suspenseful, sinister ...
Plot: infidelity, psychopath, lie, rivalry, resentment, romantic rivalry, perfect crime, troubled marriage, evil plot, woman in danger, ambition, secret ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.1
 876
Nobody's Life (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: It all began with a little white lie.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, family relations, love and romance, dishonesty, family life, couples, secret, love triangle, secret life, husband wife relationship, bank ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.2
 272K
Insomnia (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn't set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, dark, tense, psychological ...
Plot: neo noir, police investigation, insomnia, investigator, murder, guilt, fbi, police corruption, small town, police detective, snow, blackmail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, usa, los angeles, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
A Passion to Kill (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A psychiatrist gets involved with his best friend's wife who may be a murderer.
Style: psychological thriller
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, psychologist, extramarital affair, murder, female nudity, best friend, psychiatrist, infidelity, mad woman, lust, guru ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Voice from the Grave (1996)
Genre: Mystery, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A segment from the 'Unsolved Mysteries' TV series inspired this story, in which a nurse (Megan Ward) claims that she's possessed by a murdered co-worker's spirit which identifies the killer.
Plot: nurse, possession, co worker co worker relationship, husband wife relationship, cousin cousin relationship, burning building, miscarriage, male nurse, hospital, murder, flashback, courtroom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
An Occasional Hell (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A former policeman-turned college professor of forensics, is asked by a widow to solve the murder of her unfaithful husband and the disappearance of his mistress who may have been linked to some drug dealers.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, haunted by the past, investigation, disappearance, widow, crimes, righting the wronged, couples, police detective, disability, college ...
Time: 90s
Place: south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.8
 2K
Impulse (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Acting on impulse, Claire Dennison (Willa Ford), enjoys a brief fling with a sexy stranger (a dead ringer for her husband), only to realize that the object of her desire is a crazed, manipulative, and tenacious psychopath.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, sexual ...
Plot: sexual fantasy, psychopath, infidelity, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, love affair, danger, stalking, obsession, woman in danger, sexual relations, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Someone Is Bleeding (1974)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: On a beach in Nice, François meets the mysterious Peggy and falls in love with her. Following her to a villa, he meets Marc, a lawyer who has a strange relationship with the girl. Marc tells François that Peggy is a drug addict: she kills men who ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, sexual, mind bending, erotic ...
Plot: murder, neo noir, mentally unstable, femme fatale, police detective, addiction, drug abuse, dangerous attraction, law enforcement, serial killer, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, nice france, south of france, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Priest of Evil (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Detective Sergeant Timo Harjunpää of the Helsinki Violent Crimes Unit is an honest and conscientious cop;one of the city's very best;who loses his daughter in tragic circumstances. Despite the support he receives;Timo is unable to recover ...
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, psychotronic, ambiguous ending
Plot: police, serial killer, police corruption, revenge, chase, marital problem, bad cop, husband wife relationship, violence, parent child relationship, urban setting, corrupt cop ...
Time: 2000s
Place: helsinki finland, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.3
 7
Lapse (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Denmark
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Renee wakes up one morning in the middle of the desert with blood on her hands. She cannot remember why she is there, how she got there or with whom she came. Her quest to uncover forgotten events leads her on a journey of discovery where reality ...
Style: surreal, avant garde, suspense, experimental, low-budget ...
Plot: delusion, infidelity, guilt, memory, vengeance, amnesia, puzzle, missing person, betrayal, confession, desert, false memory ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Movie in collections
Amy Fisher: My Story (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This sensational true story of a near fatal attraction left Mary Jo Buttafuoco paralyzed for life and made Amy Fisher America's most infamous teenager. Imprisoned 5-15 years for a crime she confessed to Fisher has nothing to lose by telling how ...
Plot: true crime, teenager, older man younger woman relationship, child abuse, adultery, sex, reporter, drugs, assault, crimes of passion, hunting, betrayal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 149
Play It All (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A film group is making a movie in a small village. The story is based on true events that has happened in the the same village a few decades ago. A dis-liked writer Pentti Töysä arrives in the middle of a press conference and claims that he is the ...
Style: romantic
Plot: murder, political corruption, affair, small village, secret past, revenge, police, chase, skinny dipping, past, press conference, police detective ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Perfect Neighbor (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In Kansas City, the deranged middle-age Donna Germaine stabs and kills her lover, when he calls off their relationship to stay with his wife. Donna uses an excuse to move to the house of her aunt, and she becomes obsessed in their neighbor, the ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, tense, complex
Plot: obsession, femme fatale, husband wife relationship, marriage, betrayal, murder, neighbor, attraction, starting over, marital problem
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
I Dream of Murder (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Johanna is a therapist on the verge of a midlife crisis. When one of her patients is found brutally murdered, she takes it upon herself to solve the mystery. But why is this stressed-out shrink willing to risk her marriage, her career and her entire ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, midlife crisis, mystery, investigation, crimes, doctors and patients, therapist, car accident, police, female protagonist, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.6
 541
Escape Clause (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man finds out that his wife has paid $10,000 to have him killed. Then both the would-be killer and the wife turn up dead ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, mind bending, realistic, serious
Plot: investigation, murder, insurance, couples, hitman, police detective, crime, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 3K
Black Ice (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Saara is a middle-aged doctor who one day finds out that her architect-husband Leo is having an affair with a younger woman, Tuuli. Instead of revealing her true identity, Saara pretends to be someone else and makes friends with Tuuli. At the same ...
Style: psychological, serious, psychological thriller, captivating, tense ...
Plot: love affair, self defense, love triangle, infidelity, cunnilingus, dishonesty, family problems, mistrust, pretense, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, jealousy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Scarlet Letter (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Policeman Ki-Hoon's life is duplicitous, oscillating between the amenable, newly pregnant wife and a very appealing mistress- the singer Ga-yee. His world gets shaken up when he gets news during a murder investigation that Ga-yee is pregnant ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic
Plot: murder, introspection, police detective, investigation, love affair, mystery, family problems, law enforcement, forbidden love, deadly, yuppie, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.7
 5K
Lemming (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 129 min.
Story: After the death of his boss's wife, a young engineer faces the sudden psychological metamorphosis of his own wife, seemingly possessed by the soul of the deceased...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: extramarital affair, suburbs, murder, infidelity, suicide, love affair, cuckold, couple relations, dishonesty, couples, crimes, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south of france, southern france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.4
 297K
Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 159 min.
Story: After Dr. Bill Hartford's wife, Alice, admits to having sexual fantasies about a man she met, Bill becomes obsessed with having a sexual encounter. He discovers an underground sexual group and attends one of their meetings -- and quickly ...
Style: sexual, psychological, sexy, surreal, atmospheric ...
Plot: orgy, sexuality, strong sexual content, explicit sex, disguise, erotic thriller, prostitute, sexual relations, sexual attraction, sexual obsession, sex party, marriage ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, seattle, manhattan new york city, seattle washington ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.7
 6K
Deceiver (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The gruesome death of a prostitute brings suspicion on one of her clients, James Wayland, a brilliant, self-destructive and epileptic heir to a textile fortune. So detectives Braxton and Kennesaw take Wayland in for questioning, thinking they can ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, mind game, police investigation, secret, violence, crimes, prostitute, law enforcement, investigation, deadly, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.5
 210
The Surrogate (1984)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Frank and Lee have marital problems: he's been impotent for 18 months, she alternates between sympathy and criticism. His temper gets the best of him, so he's seeing a psychotherapist who finds the anger and the impotence related. She ...
Style: psychotronic, twist ending
Plot: erotic thriller, dysfunctional marriage, anger, sexless marriage, husband wife relationship, guilty conscience, impotent husband, injury, car salesman, jacuzzi, gay best friend, psycho killer ...
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Every Secret Thing (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: One clear summer day in a Baltimore suburb, a baby goes missing from her front porch. Two young girls serve seven years for the crime and are released into a town that hasn't fully forgiven or forgotten. Soon, another child is missing, and two ...
Style: enigmatic, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: missing child, teenage girl, police detective, manipulation, suspect, child murder, interrogation, kidnapping, uncover truth, ex convict, life is a bitch, police investigation ...
Place: baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%