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, adultery, love triangle, liar, fear, sexual relations, hollywood, psychotherapy, control, sex, affair, threesome, movie business, possessiveness, twentysomething life, mind game, obsession, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, love and romance, youth, seduction, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, 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 sexy films with plots about couples, female nudity, dishonesty, obsession, sex, murder and infidelity mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Canyons: Addicted (2014), The Business of Strangers (2001), One Hour Photo (2002), Poison Ivy II (1996), Pleasure or Pain (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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, touching, serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: infidelity, temptation, obsession, cheating wife, lust, attraction, 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, biting, realistic ...
Plot: revenge, rape, trust, sex, airport, vengeance, cons and scams, assistant, power, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry ...
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, suspense, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: cheating, obsession, voyeurism, stalker, birthday party, knife, infidelity, loner, supermarket, imagination, unfaithful husband, sexual abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, diary, lust, murder, sex, sexual relations, art, manipulations, student, school, switching roles ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, designer, seduction, sex, sexual relations, love and romance, open marriage, couples, wooing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 ⇓
37%
 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: sexy, suspenseful, serious, erotic, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, psychiatrist, infidelity, femme fatale, betrayal, gangsters, lust, mystery, dangerous attraction, manipulations, sister, treatment ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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: sexual, serious, erotic, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, manipulations, dangerous attraction, murder, who done it, crimes, danger, deadly, dishonesty, couples, mysterious character, intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: erotic, sexy, suspenseful, psychological, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, psychopath, passionate interest, apartment building, investigation, dangerous attraction, erotic thriller, mind game, hidden camera, neighbor, female protagonist, video surveillance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, serious, erotic, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: laboratory, seduction, fatal attraction, infidelity, obsession, psychopath, vengeance, love affair, sexual relations, danger, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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: serious, tense, realistic, intellectual
Plot: jealousy, love triangle, countryside, young couple, couples, couple relations, infidelity, dishonesty, love and romance, uninvited guest, male nudity, tractor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, sexy, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: hip hop, prostitute, dangerous attraction, romance, forbidden love, infidelity, love triangle, crimes, danger, couples, gangsters, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, psychological
Plot: domestic disturbance, mind game, couple relations, danger, rivalry, couples, blood, drinking, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, storytelling, kiss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: zimbabwe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, suspense, erotic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: infidelity, obsession, sexual obsession, extramarital affair, family in danger, lawyer, vengeance, knife murder, stalking, yuppie, strong sexual content, mentally unstable ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, twists and turns, serious, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, femme fatale, seduction, infidelity, courtroom drama, crime, sex, strong sexual content, dedicated lawyer, neo-noir, eroticism, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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: 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 ⇓
28%
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, obsession, murder, manipulation, betrayal, family, nudity (topless - notable), vengeance, romance, manipulations, mind game, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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, mystery, amateur detective, hospital, mysterious character, disappearance, underwear, manipulations, mind game, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 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: sexual, semi serious, serious, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: bondage, bdsm, dangerous attraction, sex, seduction, love affair, sexual relations, love and romance, mysterious character, manipulations, self discovery, dull life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 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: erotic, sexy, suspenseful, serious, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: femme fatale, destructive relationship, high school, sexual relations, infidelity, dysfunctional family, manipulations, dangerous attraction, teenage life, deadly, parents and children, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ 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, movie star, career woman, impotence, artists and showbiz, couples, fall in love, actor's life ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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, surprise ending, twist ending
Plot: femme fatale, seduction, widow, gory, criminal's revenge, death, protagonist as suspect, manipulations, vengeance, obsession, dangerous attraction, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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, roommate, murder, medication, college life, danger, woman in danger, social relations, student life, psychology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, campus, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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: college, restaurant, vengeance, social misfits, innocence lost, sexual fantasy, obsession, college life, haunted by the past, student life, teenage life, kids in trouble ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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: realistic, sexual, serious, psychological, erotic ...
Plot: infidelity, fish market, drifter, bus, murder, betrayal, neo-noir, store, love and romance, couples, social misfits, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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, psychological, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, dangerous attraction, psychopath, danger, rivalry, teenager, couples, crimes, dishonesty, terrorizing, virginity, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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: love triangle, murder, obsession, betrayal, strong sexual content, crime, crimes, dishonesty, intrigue, infidelity, woman in danger, disability ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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: serious, suspenseful, sexual, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: kidnapping, unsimulated sex, crime, blackmail, crimes, prostitute, couples, investigation, couple relations, bondage, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hungary, budapest, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.0
 15K
The Informers (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A collection of intersecting short stories set in early 1980s Los Angeles, depicts a week in the lives of an assortment of socially alienated, mainly well-off characters who numb their sense of emptiness with casual sex, violence, and drugs.
Style: sexy, serious, gloomy, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: hollywood, drug abuse, kidnapping, sex, cocaine, americana, city life, dysfunctional, child murder, hedonism, slice of life, urban ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: los angeles, usa, hawaii, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Perfect Guy (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After a painful breakup, Leah seems to meet the perfect guy. But she soon discovers his violent side that disrupts her life.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: obsession, mind game, danger, breakup, couple relations, woman in danger, vengeance, rivalry, psychopath, fatal attraction, stalking, fear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%