Movies like Pretty Poison 1996

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Pretty Poison (1996)
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Pretty Poison (1996)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A clueless cheerleader falls for a mysterious young man who tells her he's a secret agent. But the truth is much simpler and darker.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: cheerleader, murder, older man young girl relationship
Place: new england

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Most similar movies to Pretty Poison

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and psychological films with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, husband wife relationship, revenge and danger mostly in Thriller, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Pretty Poison: Night of the Hunter (1991), The Name of the Game Is Kill (1968), Blinded (1997), House of Secrets (1993), A House in the Hills (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Night of the Hunter (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A false preacher ingratiates himself with a dead man's family to find where he hid the money from a robbery.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: child in peril, murder, family crisis, tickling, treasure, preacher
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Name of the Game Is Kill (1968)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A desert family offers a traveling stranger its hospitality, but the stranger doesn't realize exactly what they have in store for him.
Style: psychotronic, psychological thriller, surprise ending, psychological
Plot: murder, ghost town, desert, countryside
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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Blinded (1997)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Featuring plenty of two-fisted action with romantic and political overtones, this intelligent thriller from Spanish director Daniel Calparsoro is set in the Basque region of northernmost Spain and centers on the clash between two Basque terrorists ...
Plot: murder, basque, terrorism, runaway, sex, terrorist, son, terrorist group, forced sexual contact, male female relationship, town mayor, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Pretty Poison (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young man gets in over his head when he convinces a small-town girl he's a secret agent.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful, witty ...
Plot: murder, mental illness, dark humor, psychopath, small town, parole officer, warden, mind game, secret agents, crimes, murderous pair, mentally unstable ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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House of Secrets (1993)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Marion Ravinel is trapped in an abusive spousal relationship. She forms a plan with her husband's former lover to kill him. However, the outcome turns out to be more than she planned on as she begins to believe that her husband has come back ...
Plot: female director, mind game, voodoo, battered wife, cruelty, back from the dead, mistress, driven mad, marital abuse, deliberate cruelty, adultery, affair ...
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
A House in the Hills (1993)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An aspiring actress gets a housesitting job and finds herself in a cat-and-mouse game with a deadly ex-con.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, revenge, woman in danger, cons and scams, dishonesty, deadly, investigation, crimes, danger, law enforcement, stalking, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.5
 245
Broken Vows (1987)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Father Joseph Hennessey visits the home of one of his parishioners to offer last rights,he becomes embroiled in a plot which ultimately shakes his faith to its very foundation. Intrigued by the dying man's mention of "Nim," and ...
Plot: suicide attempt, murder, mass, catholic mass, priest in love, gay, murder investigation, career change, self doubt, art gallery, male female relationship
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 3.3
 54
Legal Deceit (1997)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sydney Banks learns the hard way that being driven and educated is not the path to success. With the help of Todd Hunter her career takes off. Sydney gets pulled into corporate blackmail and murder. With the help of boyfriend Derek, she begins her ...
Plot: murder, legal, law firm, lawyer, hostage, african american
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Too Good to Be True (1988)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A self-entitled woman is determined to keep her new man to herself at all costs.
Plot: murder, sister, sociopath, pregnant, sister sister relationship, pregnant wife, expectant father, death, jealousy, pregnant woman, female sociopath, falling down stairs ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Caroline at Midnight (1994)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A policeman's wife falls for a reporter who suspects her husband of corruption and murder.
Style: neo noir
Plot: corruption, seduction, husband, murder, secret, neo-noir, police officer, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, erotica, sex scene, breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.4
 98
French Silk (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Television movie about the murder of a televangelist, and the fashion company owner accused of the crime.
Plot: murder, love, investigation, fashion, interracial relations, erotica, magazine, suicide, womanizer, woman in underwear, woman in bra and panties
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Eye of the Storm (1991)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: At a highway gas station/motel/diner where they live, two young brothers witness their parents murder. The younger brother is blinded in the same incident. Ten years later both brothers are still there and the tragedy may have turned one of them ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, diner, infidelity, desert, alcohol abuse, family life, family in danger, haunted by the past, siblings relations, gas station, disability, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Daddy's Gone A-Hunting (1969)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A mentally disturbed man stalks a woman who had once aborted the child he had fathered.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: mind game, stalking, cat, murder, abortion, kidnapping, baby, parenthood, pregnancy, federal bureau of investigation, maniac, love ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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100 Days (1991)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Devi is gifted with Extra Sensory Perception (ESP). Her gift comes to light one day while playing tennis with her friend, Sudha, when she has a vision of her sister, Rama, being shot to death by a man in a black raincoat. She telephones Rama, finds ...
Style: mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, crimes, danger, supernatural ability, mystery, crime, deadly, supernatural, wedding, moon, family in danger, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
In the Arms of an Assassin (2019)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Dominican Republic
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Victor (William Levy) is one of the world’s most handsome men, but he has a deep secret – he is a cold blooded assassin. Smooth talking and seductive, Victor was raised to do one thing only, which is to kill for money. When he is sent to the ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, captivating, touching
Plot: gangsters, killer as protagonist, hitman, violence, male female relationship, murder, revenge, drug lord, love and romance, saving a life, gangster, mexican ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Baby Monitor: Sound of Fear (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A neglectful mother overhears her husband on the telephone at their workplace talking with their babysitter. She discovers they are having an affair and are going to have a baby. She concocts an evil plan to win back her husband and remove the girl ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: nanny, murder, infidelity, crimes, danger, crumbling marriage, psychopath, couples, family relations, family problems, family in danger, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 87
Disposable (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: What if a man with a mental condition, living in a fantasy world and detached from all emotional responsibility, is in real life the prime suspect for a series of murders targeting young women? Bill Thompson awakens to reality when forced to ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, stabbing, power, car accident, wealth, murder of a woman, political conspiracy, knife, election
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Road to Nowhere (2010)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A passionate filmmaker creating a film based upon a true crime casts an unknown mysterious young woman bearing a disturbing resemblance to the femme fatale in the story. Unsuspectingly, he finds himself drawn into a complex web of haunting intrigue: ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Plot: passion, murder, filmmaker, investigation, crimes, romance, love and romance, artists and showbiz, femme fatale, filmmaking, political corruption, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Prisoner of Love (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Supermodel Naomi Campbell sizzles in this suspense-charged erotic thriller that delves into the dark world of obsession, seduction and crime. When a small time hood makes a hit, beautiful Tracy becomes his unwitting witness... and the object of his ...
Plot: bandit, hitman, murder, woman in danger, bartender
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.0
 59
Coldwood (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Single mother Ashley travels to Alaska to work with her Uncle Clive, a con man swindling money from people who believe their homes are haunted. As Ashley tackles her own demons the team must face real supernatural forces beyond anything they've ...
Plot: pursuit, suicide, murder, death, ghost, chase
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.4
 222
The Wrong Girl (1999)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A boy brings home his new girlfriend. However, Mom is sure that something isn't right about her, which starts a fight with her son. And then everything takes a deadly turn for the worst.
Plot: kiss, false identity, murder, drowning, fight, funeral, towel, dead boy, sailboat, brother brother relationship, hugging, black eye ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.1
 415
Lusty Lovers (1971)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ruth and Michel separate after Ruth finds another man, Paul. Ruth and Paul go to her sunny, idyllic beach side villa to spend summer. They are having a great time together, and then things start happening. The brakes of the car fail, and Ruth ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: murder, rivalry, intrigue, dishonesty, crimes, danger, mystery, betrayal, deadly, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, sexual relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: french riviera, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.0
 134
Jigsaw (1968)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After inadvertently ingesting some sugar laced with LSD, a man wakes up with amnesia and in the middle of a murder plot.
Plot: amnesia, investigation, lsd, murder, death, government, blackmail, apartment
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Cover Girl Murders (1993)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The scene is a remote tropical island, where several top swimsuit models converge for a magazine photo shoot, orchestrated by publisher Lee Majors. The girls are lovely, the scenery gorgeous, the weather couldn't be pleasanter. Only one hitch: ...
Plot: swimwear, model, swimsuit, murder, revenge, tropical island, cheating, photograph, bikini, modeling
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.5
 267
Jamaica Inn (1983)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 187 min.
Story: The respected squire of a quiet Cornish village is in reality the leader of a gang of murderous pirates who attack passing ships, kill their crews and steal their cargoes.
Plot: pirate, hotel, murder, evil man
Time: 19th century
Place: cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.1
 248
Exposure (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, New Zealand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A photographer's life becomes dangerous when one of his models is murdered.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: serial killer, murder, model, photographer, danger, deadly, dishonesty, crime, crimes, journalism, false accusation, murder investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.6
 223
Killer Image (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Max Oliver learns his photographer brother has been killed, he suspects it was no random murder. And when he finds his brothers' last photos of a powerful senator and a prostitute, Max gets a clear picture of a deadly political cover-up. ...
Plot: photographer, roller coaster, senator, murder, brother brother relationship, erotica, political cover up, death of protagonist, main character dies, villain played by lead actor
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.6
 244
Broken Trust (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Judge Nash is highly regarded for his position and decisions in the courtroom. He's approached by a special agent from a government task force investigating corrupt judges and lawyers, and asked to participate in a sting operation. Initially ...
Plot: sting operation, bribe, court, trial, murder, judge, courtroom
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Purgatory Flats (2003)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Driving drunk, Thomas Reed causes a car crash, fatal for his wife, and gets jailed for 5 years. Yet he feels like punishing himself afterward by moving to Californian small town Purgatory Flats, where he works as a humble barman. Suddenly he ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: infidelity, investigation, betrayal, life is a bitch, murder, dishonesty, drug dealing, crimes, couples, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.7
 192
Bright Hair (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A solitary schoolgirl, prone to sudden blackouts after she's stumbled into a murder scene, gets involved with her English teacher. Then, when his wife is also murdered, questions about what's real and what's made up start haunting her.
Plot: murder, schoolgirl, infatuation, love affair, insanity, male nudity, extramarital affair
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%