Movies like The Canyons

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The Canyons (2013)
 3.9
 10K
The Canyons (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The discovery of an illicit love affair leads two young Angelenos on a violent, sexually charged tour through the dark side of human nature.
Style: sexual, serious, realistic
Plot: jealousy, swinger couple, neo noir, fear, adultery, liar, sexual relations, love triangle, youth, obsession, love and romance, couples, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, mind game, twentysomething life, hollywood, psychotherapy, control, movie business, sex, affair, threesome, possessiveness, seduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new mexico, malibu california

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Most similar movies to The Canyons

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexual and suspenseful films with plots about couples, dishonesty, female nudity, sex, obsession, murder and infidelity mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Canyons: Careful What You Wish For (2015), Addicted (2014), The Business of Strangers (2001), One Hour Photo (2002), Poison Ivy II (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Careful What You Wish For (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A guy gets more than he bargained for after entering into an affair with the wife of an investment banker. Soon, a suspicious death and substantial life insurance policy embroil him in a scandal.
Style: suspense, twists and turns, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, murder, betrayal, infidelity, extramarital affair, adultery, seduction, femme fatale, neighbor, manipulations, conspiracy, dangerous attraction ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 8K
Addicted (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A gallerist risks her family and flourishing career when she enters into an affair with a talented painter and slowly loses control of her life.
Style: sexy, sexual, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: cheating wife, infidelity, temptation, obsession, lust, lie, sin, attraction, family problems, couples, unfulfillment, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Business of Strangers (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Julie Styron thinks she is going to be fired, but instead discovers that she is being promoted. Trapped in an airport hotel, she wants to celebrate but finds only the company of her young assistant, Paula Murphy. As the night progresses, the two ...
Style: psychological, biting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: revenge, rape, trust, airport, sex, crimes, workplace situations, rise to the top, vengeance, cliche, dishonesty, mind game ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 107K
One Hour Photo (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sy "the photo guy" Parrish has lovingly developed photos for the Yorkin family since their son was a baby. But as the Yorkins' lives become fuller, Sy's only seems lonelier, until he eventually believes he's part of their ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: cheating, obsession, stalker, voyeurism, loner, infidelity, knife, birthday party, theft, couples, dedication, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Poison Ivy II (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young and naive college art student becomes obsessed with assuming the identity and personality of a departed coed who used to live in her room, and in so doing causes complications that result in two men, a student and her art professor, lusting ...
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, serious, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, femme fatale, murder, lust, diary, sexual relations, sex, art, dishonesty, couples, vampire, voyeurism ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
When Will I Be Loved (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Feeling undervalued by her boyfriend, a young woman begins to explore her sexuality with other people.
Style: sexy, melancholic, talky, stylized, erotic ...
Plot: femme fatale, dishonesty, mind game, cons and scams, power relations, couples, love and romance, male female relationship, sex, seduction, manipulation, character study ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.8
 12K
Final Analysis (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Barr is a psychiatrist who falls in love with the sister of one of his clients. She's beautiful and married to a gangster. She hates her husband but is unable to escape from him.
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, sexy, erotic ...
Plot: murder, extramarital affair, psychiatrist, infidelity, betrayal, family problems, love triangle, femme fatale, gangsters, mystery, dangerous attraction, lust ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.3
 143
Heart of Stone (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A beautiful woman doesn't know if the killer is her lover ... or her husband ... or someone else!
Style: erotic, suspenseful, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: serial killer, dishonesty, love affair, deadly, mysterious character, crimes, manipulations, who done it, couples, danger, intrigue, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 5.0
 26K
Sliver (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A woman moves into an apartment in Manhattan and learns that the previous tenant's life ended mysteriously after they fell from the balcony.
Style: sexy, erotic, psychological, suspenseful, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, psychopath, neighbor, passionate interest, apartment building, dangerous attraction, erotic thriller, mind game, investigation, stalking, female protagonist, video surveillance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Pleasure or Pain (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young designer falls under a man's erotic spell and is drawn into a world of sexual abandon from which she may never return.
Style: erotic, realistic, serious, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: swinger couple, open marriage, couples, obsession, sex addict, dull life, love and romance, sexual relations, unfulfillment, love affair, wooing, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.3
 354
Body Chemistry (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A research project on sexual response leads two doctors into an affair where their deepest passions and darkest fantasies are revealed.
Style: sexual, sexy, psychological, erotic, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, obsession, laboratory, infidelity, fatal attraction, seduction, deadly, dishonesty, love affair, couples, stalking, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Fatal Attraction (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A married man's one night stand comes back to haunt him when that lover begins to stalk him and his family.
Style: sexy, suspenseful, suspense, twist ending, tense ...
Plot: infidelity, obsession, sexual obsession, extramarital affair, family in danger, danger, dishonesty, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, terrorizing, family problems, adultery ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.5
 238
Green (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A New Yorker moves to the country with her boyfriend, where her new friendship causes a problem as her partner also takes an interest in the woman.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, intellectual
Plot: jealousy, couple relations, love and romance, couples, dishonesty, love triangle, infidelity, countryside, uninvited guest, young couple, tractor, suspicion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Her Name Is Carla (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two strangers refuse to leave the seaside home of a couple, which leads to sexual tension and crime.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, psychological, realistic
Plot: rivalry, mind game, danger, couples, couple relations, domestic disturbance, husband wife relationship, flashback, kiss, telephone call, blood, crying ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: zimbabwe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Poison Ivy: The New Seduction (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A sinister seductress vows to destroy a suburban family.
Style: erotic, sexual, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nudity (topless - notable), murder, femme fatale, obsession, betrayal, vengeance, manipulation, family, sexual relations, crimes, who done it, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.2
 662
Attraction (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A writer/radio advice show host fails to heed his own advice as he stalks his ex-girlfriend and then becomes involved with an actress friend of hers.
Style: psychological, sexual, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, columnist, obsession, betrayal, infidelity, city life, stalking, voyeurism, media, friendship, love triangle, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.7
 2K
Tangled (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young man is found bruised, beaten and stumbling down a secluded road. As the police try to piece together what happened, the convoluted relationship between a young woman and her two suitors gradually emerges.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, psychological ...
Plot: love triangle, investigation, obsession, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, life is a bitch, manipulations, love and romance, mysterious character, crimes, mystery, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
A Complex Occupation (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a hip-hop promoter is bailed out of a hefty debt by a club owner, he becomes one of her call boys and nearly loses his life in the process.
Style: stylized, serious, sexy, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: hip hop, forbidden love, lifestyle, danger, love triangle, dangerous attraction, romance, crimes, love and romance, dishonesty, gangsters, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Body of Evidence (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sizzingly sexy Madonna leads a star-filled cast in this erotic thriller as a woman accused of killing a wealthy, elderly man through her insatiable sexual prowess.
Style: erotic, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, crime, seduction, infidelity, femme fatale, dedicated lawyer, dishonesty, power relations, protagonist as suspect, dangerous attraction, manipulations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.4
 16K
Poison Ivy (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A seductive teen befriends an introverted high school student and schemes her way into the lives of her wealthy family.
Style: sexy, suspenseful, serious, erotic, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: femme fatale, destructive relationship, infidelity, sexual relations, high school, dysfunctional family, dangerous attraction, parents and children, teenage life, manipulations, betrayal, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.6
 4K
8MM 2 (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An American diplomat and his fiancée venture into the sordid underworld of sex and pornography in Budapest, Hungary to find out who is blackmailing them with a porno video taken of them with a prostitute.
Style: suspenseful, serious, sexual, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, prostitute, bondage, blackmail, danger, dishonesty, law enforcement, couples, crimes, crime, couple relations, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hungary, budapest, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.2
 37K
Fear (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A 16 year old girl takes up with a charming young man who quickly shows his colors when he beats a friend simply for walking with her and then goes totally ballistic after she tries to break up with him.
Style: suspenseful, rough, sexual, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, dangerous attraction, psychopath, danger, rivalry, teenager, crimes, dishonesty, couples, terrorizing, virginity, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 2.9
 544
Inner Sanctum (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman attempts suicide when she suspects her husband doesn't love her and is having an affair. Now she's wheelchair-bound, and her husband, who indeed doesn't love her and is having an affair, hires a private nurse to look after his ...
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, serious
Plot: betrayal, murder, love triangle, obsession, woman in danger, intrigue, danger, strong sexual content, dishonesty, crime, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 4.8
 3K
Descent (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A college co-ed is brutally raped and struggles alone to rebuild her life, but when the chance for revenge comes she as a Victim sinks lower than her Predator.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: vengeance, college, restaurant, vigilantism, kids in trouble, college life, couples, teenage life, youth, rapist, hopes, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.3
 1K
Scorned (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A vengeful widow is out to seduce the relatives of the man she blames for her husband's death.
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, twist ending, surprise ending
Plot: femme fatale, widow, seduction, obsession, dangerous attraction, crimes, protagonist as suspect, manipulations, sexual relations, gays and lesbians, computers and web, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.9
 33K
The Roommate (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Sara, a young design student from Iowa, arrives for college in Los Angeles, she is eager to fit in and get to know the big city. Her wealthy roommate, Rebecca, is more than eager to take Sara under her wing and show her the ropes. The two ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: obsession, mentally unstable, college, college life, roommate, danger, murder, medication, social relations, student life, woman in danger, female psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.0
 18K
Swimfan (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ben Cronin has it all: the admiration of his many friends, a terrific girlfriend, and he's on the fast-track to an athletic scholarship. Ben's rock-solid, promising future and romance are turned upside-down with the arrival of Madison ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, sexy, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, stalking, high school, hospital, swimming, dangerous attraction, frame up, teenage life, female psychopath, mental illness, murder, coma ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.7
 1K
Caught (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A middle-aged couple has a drifter enter their lives. The fish-store owners find that the mysterious young man awakens the couple in ways they didn't expect. Things get tense when the drifter begins an affair with the woman of the house.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, sexual, erotic ...
Plot: infidelity, bus, murder, drifter, fish market, betrayal, love and romance, couple relations, social misfits, store, family relations, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.7
 73K
Unfaithful (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Connie is a wife and mother whose 11-year marriage to Edward has lost its sexual spark. When Connie literally runs into handsome book collector Paul, he sweeps her into an all-consuming affair. But Edward soon becomes suspicious and decides to ...
Style: sexy, sexual, suspenseful, psychological, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, adultery, dangerous attraction, passionate interest, unfaithful wife, older woman younger man relationship, sexual attraction, marital infidelity, erotic thriller, lover, crimes of passion, hot and sexy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 3.2
 342
Scorned 2 (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Amanda Foley has confusing nightmares and flashbacks that lead her to seek professional help. Nothing can shed light on her repressed memories, until she happens to catch her husband a college professor, having sex with one of his students. Then the ...
Style: sexual, rough, suspenseful, serious, erotic ...
Plot: vengeance, love triangle, infidelity, couples, dishonesty, love affair, family problems, college, rivalry, dangerous attraction, crimes, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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