Movies like The Canyons

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The Canyons (2013)
 3.8
 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, love triangle, sexual relations, swinger couple, neo noir, adultery, liar, fear, seduction, movie business, possessiveness, control, hollywood, psychotherapy, threesome, affair, sex, twentysomething life, mind game, obsession, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, love and romance, youth, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, malibu california, new mexico

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Most similar movies to The Canyons

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, sexual and sexy films with plots about couples, dishonesty, female nudity, obsession, sex, infidelity and murder mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Canyons: Addicted (2014), The Business of Strangers (2001), Poison Ivy II (1996), One Hour Photo (2002), Pleasure or Pain (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.2
 7K
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: serious, touching, realistic, sexual, sexy
Plot: infidelity, attraction, temptation, obsession, lust, cheating wife, lie, sin, sexual relations, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: revenge, rape, airport, sex, trust, vengeance, cons and scams, power, assistant, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, serious, realistic, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, femme fatale, sexual relations, lust, diary, murder, sex, art, manipulations, student, switching roles, school ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.8
 106K
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, suspense, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: obsession, cheating, voyeurism, stalker, birthday party, knife, infidelity, loner, theft, hotel room, imagination, unfaithful husband ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: sexual, erotic, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: swinger couple, obsession, strong sexual content, love affair, sex, seduction, designer, sexual relations, love and romance, couples, wooing, dull life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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: sexual, suspenseful, sexy, erotic, serious ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, psychiatrist, infidelity, sex, betrayal, neo-noir, crime, mystery, gangsters, manipulations, lust ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.4
 349
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: erotic, sexual, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: laboratory, fatal attraction, seduction, obsession, infidelity, psychopath, vengeance, love affair, sexual relations, danger, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.5
 227
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, love triangle, countryside, young couple, couples, couple relations, infidelity, dishonesty, love and romance, uninvited guest, suspicion, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: sexual, sexy, erotic, serious, realistic ...
Plot: manipulation, femme fatale, money, strong sexual content, sexual relations, dishonesty, couples, power relations, mind game, couple relations, dangerous attraction, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, psychological ...
Plot: love triangle, investigation, obsession, amateur detective, hospital, mystery, mysterious character, disappearance, underwear, manipulations, mind game, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.9
 32K
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, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: obsession, mentally unstable, college, murder, boyfriend, roommate, medication, jealousy, danger, college life, woman in danger, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.2
 651
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: sexual, serious, gloomy, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, psychopath, columnist, mentally unstable, betrayal, young lovers, infidelity, romance, urban, dangerous attraction, friendship, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.3
 141
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: sexual, erotic, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, manipulations, dangerous attraction, murder, who done it, crimes, danger, deadly, dishonesty, couples, mysterious character, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.5
 2K
Bound (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The daughter of a wealthy real estate mogul falls in love with a younger man, and she is introduced to the world of BDSM. With her newly awakened sexual prowess, she is finally able to take control of her life.
Style: semi serious, sexual, erotic, sexy, serious ...
Plot: bdsm, bondage, love affair, dangerous attraction, sex, seduction, sexual relations, love and romance, mysterious character, manipulations, self discovery, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.0
 25K
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: erotic, sexual, sexy, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, apartment building, investigation, passionate interest, dangerous attraction, psychopath, couples, hidden camera, erotic thriller, neighbor, female protagonist, drug use ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.1
 124
In Dark Places (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A vengeful woman lures her half brother into a game that may leave her the sole heir to their abusive father's fortune.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: love triangle, inheritance, sex, voyeurism, jealousy, femme fatale, seduction, artist, revenge, fortune, crime, murder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 2.9
 527
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, serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, murder, obsession, betrayal, crime, strong sexual content, crimes, dishonesty, intrigue, infidelity, woman in danger, disability ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, sexual, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, crime, infidelity, seduction, femme fatale, sex, strong sexual content, dedicated lawyer, neo-noir, eroticism, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 5.4
 15K
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, erotic, suspenseful, serious, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: femme fatale, destructive relationship, sexual relations, infidelity, high school, manipulations, dangerous attraction, teenage life, deadly, dysfunctional family, parents and children, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: serious, sexual, realistic, sexy, stylized ...
Plot: hip hop, prostitute, dangerous attraction, romance, forbidden love, infidelity, love triangle, crimes, danger, couples, gangsters, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Point of Seduction III: Body Chemistry (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Movie producer Alan Clay wants to make a movie about Dr. Claire Archer and her amazing life story (she's been 'forced' to kill two men in self defence). Claire falls for Alan, and Alan cannot resist temptation, so now he's hiding ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, erotic, suspenseful ...
Plot: betrayal, strong sexual content, hollywood, love triangle, sexual relations, deadly, dishonesty, couples, best friends, serial killer, dangerous attraction, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Comfort of Strangers (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An Italian diplomat's son follows and seduces English lovers in Venice.
Style: erotic, sexual, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, seduction, culture clash, investigation, murder, couple relations, lover, infidelity, love triangle, deadly, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, erotic, suspense, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: infidelity, obsession, knife murder, extramarital affair, sexual obsession, family in danger, lawyer, vengeance, stalking, yuppie, strong sexual content, mentally unstable ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: sexual, erotic, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: femme fatale, nudity (topless - notable), obsession, murder, manipulation, betrayal, family, vengeance, romance, manipulations, mind game, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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: serious, sexual, realistic, surprise ending, twist ending
Plot: femme fatale, widow, seduction, gory, criminal's revenge, death, protagonist as suspect, manipulations, vengeance, obsession, dangerous attraction, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.8
 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: realistic, serious, sexual, psychological, erotic ...
Plot: infidelity, fish market, drifter, bus, murder, betrayal, love triangle, neo-noir, store, love and romance, couples, social misfits ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Thief of Hearts (1984)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman trapped in a boring marriage begins an affair with a handsome man who seems able to read her mind. She doesn't know that he has broken into her house and read her diaries, where she has recorded her deepest thoughts and fantasies.
Style: sexual, sexy, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love and romance, adultery, burglar, diary, motorcycle, seduction, criminal, beach, sexual fantasy, obsession, romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Delta of Venus (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A struggling American writer and a fellow American expatriate begin a sordid affair among the chaos and discord of 1940 Paris, France on the brink of World War II.
Style: sexual, erotic, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, violence, secret, soldier, extramarital affair, jealousy, sex, romance, femme fatale, writer's life, destructive relationship, love affair ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: france, europe, england, mexico, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Pleasure Drivers (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: "The Pleasure Drivers" lays out three separate interconnected stories involving an adulterous therapist, a young sociopath call girl, a vicious lesbian hit woman, a white trash kidnapper, and a brain-damaged ex-cult guru. It's ...
Style: dark humor, serious, sexual, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, obsession, sexual relations, kidnapping, psychopath, religions or cults, hitman, couples, social relations, gays and lesbians, hostages, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Day of the Locust (1975)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: An art director in the 1930s falls in love and attempts to make a young woman an actress despite Hollywood who wants nothing to do with her because of her problems with an estranged man and her alcoholic father.
Style: surreal, cynical, stylized, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: hollywood, vandalism, accountant, parents and children, showbiz, impotence, movie star, career woman, artists and showbiz, couples, fall in love, actor's life ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%