Movies like A Sister's Secret

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A Sister's Secret (2009)
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A Sister's Secret (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Katherine (Alexandra Paul) finds out her father's company is about to close the paper mill they own in her hometown in rural Pennsylvania, she comes up with a plan to save it. Needing the approval of the city council, she goes back and runs into someone from her past: Jane (Cynthia Preston). Years ago, in high school, Katherine dated Jane's twin brother Sean, who subsequently committed suicid
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, exciting, suspense, disturbing
Plot: murder, homecoming, vengeance, family relations, betrayal, parents and children, family business, dishonesty, deadly, workplace, mother daughter relationship, crimes, workplace intrigue, haunted by the past, small town, boss and employee, strong female presence, rivalry, power relations, twins, suicide, ex girlfriend, revenge, shot to death, held at gunpoint ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania

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Most similar movies to A Sister's Secret

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, dishonesty, rivalry, mystery and parents and children mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like A Sister's Secret: Demons from Her Past (2007), Awakened (2013), Love Thy Neighbor (2006), Fate (2008), Fatal Trust (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Demons from Her Past (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A woman returns to her hometown searching for answers after she's released from prison, having served a 25-year sentence for a crime she didn't commit.
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense, serious ...
Plot: murder, vengeance, crimes, mystery, righting the wronged, rivalry, homecoming, injustice, frame up, abduction, cover up, wrongful conviction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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95%
 3.5
 383
Awakened (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Samantha believes that her father murdered her mother. In her exhausting search for the truth about her young mother's untimely death 14 years earlier, Samantha receives help from beyond the grave.
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: supernatural, uncover truth, investigation, murder, haunted by the past, crimes, mystery, parents and children, small town, small town life, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Love Thy Neighbor (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Plagued by flashbacks of a violent home invasion, Laura Benson is on the brink of a nervous breakdown. Looking for a fresh start, she and her husband sell their house and relocate to a seemingly idyllic gated community. But, little do the Bensons ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: stalking, haunted by the past, obsession, family in danger, psychopath, mind game, rivalry, deadly, vengeance, murder, heist, social decay ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.1
 233
Fate (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Four friends bound by destiny and unbeatable in the dark world. When a casino attack goes wrong as a result of betrayal, fate turns them into enemies. Now, forced to aim the gun at each other's hearts, their unavoidable battle begins.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: betrayal, heist, vengeance, rivalry, casino, dishonesty, gangsters, crimes, haunted by the past, destiny, gang, caper ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 413
Fatal Trust (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the father of her kid son Sam was killed by an escaped psychiatric patient, Kate decides it's time for a new chapter in her life. She moves to the town where her former lover Tom lives and now works in the sheriff's department, and ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: family relations, psychopath, mystery, deadly, danger, crimes, small town, male female relationship, murder, escaped mental patient, tied feet, ex lover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.0
 129
Insidious (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Times are tough for talented, twenty-one year old filmmaker, Donny Rocconi. He grew up in New York City, a place where either you learn fast, or lose everything. Estranged from his mother, and never knowing his dead father, Donny sets out to collect ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, realistic
Plot: vengeance, betrayal, gangsters, dishonesty, crimes, cafe, city life, murder, criminal heroes, crime, filmmaking, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Stranger at the Door (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Katherine "Kathy" is happily married to businessman Greg Norris and lives in his beautiful home with his about 18-year old daughter Tara. When suddenly a charming young man, who Tara first saw lurking around in the garden, turns up on ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: garden, family in danger, amateur detective, mystery, crimes, adoption, cons and scams, parents and children, dishonesty, family relations, deadly, adopted son ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.7
 405
Deadline (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Deadline is the story of the murder of an African American youth in rural Alabama that has gone uninvestigated, unsolved, and unpunished for almost twenty years. That changes when Nashville Times reporter Matt Harper (Steve Talley) meets an ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: uncover truth, investigation, interracial relations, price of justice, crimes, idealism, hopes, life is a bitch, parents and children, family relations, dishonesty, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, alabama, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Movie in collections
 4.5
 378
Outrage (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lainie Wheeler has two daughters, but her husband leaves them for a Thai monastery. She completely neglects her job in TV production but finds a new vocation in nursing terminal patients, even after the death of her friend in that home. She also ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, bleak ...
Plot: woman in danger, starting over, deadly, family problems, redemption, murder, hopes, rivalry, crimes, graphic violence, rehabilitation, custody ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Killing Daddy (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Cassie Ross is scarred by the suicide of her mother, which occurred when Cassie was a child. She is convinced that her father was to blame for her mother's death. Cassie's older sister, Laura, has always sided with their father, so for ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Plot: family problems, psychopath, vengeance, homecoming, dysfunctional family, danger, mystery, crimes, family relations, revenge, crime, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.3
 636
Confined (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A couple moves into a quiet neighborhood. With too much time on her hands, the woman begins to suspect that someone is confined in the basement next door.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: captivity, couples, woman in danger, crimes, dishonesty, family relations, psychopath, captive, suburbs, basement, moving, neighbor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Circle of Friends (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Maggie returns to her hometown to dedicate a scholarship in her late husband's name. While there, she reconnects with old friends and comes to believe that her husband's death is tied to the mysterious deaths of several old classmates..
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, old friends, homecoming, mystery, crimes, deadly, school, career woman, seduction, small town, investigation, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Hunt for the Labyrinth Killer (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Young, ace assistant DA, Shelby Cook, works with driven cop, Mike Holland, to catch Daedalus, a serial killer infamous for luring his victims to their deaths through labyrinth traps. Three innocent men have already taken the fall for Daedalus and ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: legal investigation, police investigation, law enforcement, serial killer, dedicated lawyer, mystery, parents and children, crimes, rivalry, legal, crime, who done it ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Accused at 17 (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenager is accused of murdering a classmate and claims that she was framed by her best friend. Her mother must try to find the truth.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, prank, vengeance, mystery, police investigation, disorder, law enforcement, crimes, youth, deadly, murder, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 2.8
 2K
Blackwoods (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Matt is haunted by the death of a girl from a car accident he caused years ago. Matt was drunk and as he reached for the car radio, he struck the girl as she crossed the road. The guilt that he feels has altered his sense of reality, making ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: losing-it hero, vengeance, crimes, deadly, betrayal, in the woods, hotel, hostages, hostage, haunted by the past, hit by a car, sheriff ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.0
 302
Posers (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Four Hardcore party posers are suddenly facing an unknown killer when one of them disappears.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: murder, investigation, mystery, friendship, femme fatale, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, betrayal, female killer, suspicion, power relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.9
 116
Four Jacks (2001)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Four guys plot revenge on the businessman who ripped them off.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: vengeance, criminal's revenge, rivalry, crimes, blind ambition, dishonesty, buddies, mystery, betrayal, deadly, murder, restaurant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Megachurch Murder (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After popular and charismatic megachurch leader Hamilton Spears commits suicide, his teenage daughter Hannah's life goes off the rails. The only thing keeping her together is her new boyfriend, Oliver. When she finds evidence pointing to a ...
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, investigation, clergy, amateur detective, uncover truth, crimes, dishonesty, youth, deadly, society, danger, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 3.0
 133
Good Chemistry (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After picking up an alluring woman,Toby, a gifted chemist slumming as a high school teacher, is kidnapped by her violent boyfriend and ordered to use his skills to create methamphetamine for a group of drug traffickers. When Toby refuses, his ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, deadly, drug abuse, crimes, danger, on the run, dishonesty, drug dealing, cons and scams, frame up, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Crimes of Passion (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While in competition for a job promotion, the female competitor sues her male counterpart for sexual harassment. Blackmail and murder follow closely behind.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic, surprise ending ...
Plot: sexual harassment, femme fatale, power relations, crime, dishonesty, workplace, crimes, deadly, cons and scams, blackmail, scam, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.4
 508
Godspeed (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Joseph McKelheer and Cory Knauf (The Hamiltons, The Violent Kind) star in this intense thriller set in the lingering light of the Alaskan midnight sun. Charlie Shepard, a modern day faith healer with a small flock of believers, is stunned when his ...
Style: tense, realistic, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, death in the family, society, religions or cults, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, small town, crimes, grief, investigation, disorder, wilderness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.6
 1K
Death Clique (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, a friendship rivalry between three high school girls escalates into a shocking act of violence, and soon one of them is dead. Now the dead girl's mom is determined to find her missing child... and get justice for her ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, manipulation, rivalry, high school, friendship, jealousy, social relations, uninhibited rivalry, manipulations, dishonesty, youth, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Quo Vadis, Baby? (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A private detective investigates her sister's suicide 16 years earlier.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, neo noir
Plot: private detective, uncover truth, haunted by the past, investigation, crimes, dishonesty, murder, sister, suicide, life is a bitch, law enforcement, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
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 509
Guilty at 17 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenager becomes overwhelmed with guilt after her lies to support a friend's claim of sexual assault lead to the accused teacher's suicide.
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, suspense, serious ...
Plot: false accusation, uncover truth, frame up, teachers and students, high school life, dishonesty, youth, friends, crimes, suicide, sexual abuse, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Adopting Terror (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tim and Cheryl Broadbent are excited to finally adopt Mona, a beautiful baby girl. But when the baby's biological father starts stalking them, their world turns upside down: through intimidation, manipulation, and violence, he is determined to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, rough
Plot: psychopath, family in danger, murder, stalking, crimes, family problems, danger, deadly, adoption, parents and children, husband wife relationship, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.8
 12K
Johnny Gaddaar (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Vikram decides to elope with his girlfriend Mini for a better life. For this purpose he decides to steal the money collected by his business partners for a drug deal. Everything goes horribly wrong when the partner carrying the money, Shiva, is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, deadly, drug dealing, thief, dishonesty, theft, gangsters, murder, vengeance, graphic violence, rivalry, corrupt law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.4
 912
Born Bad (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young woman (Bonnie Dennison) falls for a mysterious man (Michael Welch) who reveals his dark side.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Plot: dangerous attraction, family relations, dishonesty, deadly, danger, hidden identity, confined, crimes, couples, disorder, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Sins of the Preacher (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After the apparent suicide of her daughter, a woman tries to prove that her son-in-law killed her.
Style: disturbing, tense, suspense, captivating, enigmatic ...
Plot: crimes, legal investigation, murder, protagonist as suspect, couple relations, false accusation, mystery, legal action, dedicated lawyer, legal, clergy, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.5
 3K
Kill for Me (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rent’s a bitch. And that is why, six months after her best friend went missing, Amanda finally gives in to getting another roommate, Hailey. The two college students turn out to have something in common, however: abusive men. For Hailey, it’s ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: roommate, deadly, murder, uncover truth, manipulations, dishonesty, haunted by the past, woman in danger, danger, crimes, graphic violence, abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.8
 874
Toxic (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The lives of a nightclub owner, a crime boss, a stripper, a bartender, two hitmen, a prostitute and a psychic take a turn for the worse when they are trapped in an escaped mental patient's sinister path of madness and destruction.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, mental illness, mentally unstable, track down, violence spree, vengeance, sexual content, crimes, deadly, criminal's revenge, prostitute, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%