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Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor (2013)
 5.0
 11K
Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A marriage counselor's personal and professional life becomes complicated after she enters into a relationship with one of her clients.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, psychological, sentimental
Plot: infidelity, extramarital affair, cheating wife, couple relations, dysfunctional family, moral dilemma, family problems, couples, life turned upside down, obsession, love affair, human nature, dishonesty, disorder, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, adultery, husband wife relationship, family relations, graphic violence, love and romance, fall in love, crime and punishment, drugs/alcohol, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.

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Most similar movies to Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, tense and psychological films with plots about infidelity, dishonesty, couples, crumbling marriage, couple relations, family problems and love and romance mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres. Some movies like Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor: Addicted (2014), The Affair (2014), A Table for One (1999), Missionary (2013), Night Eyes (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, realistic, serious, touching, sexual
Plot: cheating wife, infidelity, lust, temptation, obsession, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, lie, fatal attraction, sexual relations, couples, unhappy marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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95%
 7.9
 41K
The Affair (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Affair explores the emotional effects of an extramarital relationship between Noah Solloway and Alison Lockhart after the two meet in the resort town of Montauk in Long Island. Noah is a New York City schoolteacher with one novel published (book ...
Style: psychological, emotional, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, crumbling marriage, husband wife relationship, life turned upside down, love affair, strong sexual content, parents and children, family problems, dishonesty, sexual relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Table for One (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A wife, her two-timing husband and a flirting neighbor are unpredictable competitors in a warped game that turns into a life-or-death affair.
Style: sexual, psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: mind game, infidelity, murder, deadly, family problems, couples, love triangle, obsession, love affair, vengeance, crumbling marriage, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 681
Missionary (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wife and mother starts an affair with a young missionary... with disastrous consequences.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: infidelity, dangerous attraction, danger, stalking, single parent, parents and children, couples, love triangle, sex scene, extramarital affair, obsession, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.3
 584
Night Eyes (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Beverly Hills home-security guard is seduced by a rock star's wife he monitors by video.
Style: erotic, realistic, sexy, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: infidelity, femme fatale, rock star, security guard, crime, crimes, crumbling marriage, sexual relations, voyeurism, adultery, investigation, strong sexual content ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
California Scheming (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A teen seductress pulls three other privileged Malibu kids into her devious scheme, and unforeseen consequences force the group to face their own fears and mortality.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: sexual content, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, best friends, disorder, danger, teenage life, boy girl relationship, manipulation, profanity, moral dilemma, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 953
Feelings (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two seemingly happily married French couples are forced to contend with a number of issues.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexy
Plot: love affair, infidelity, love triangle, fall in love, starting over, life turned upside down, crumbling marriage, couples, family problems, family life, romance, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 11K
The Other Man (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of a husband who suspects his wife of adultery, and sets out to track down the other man in her life.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: family problems, obsession, infidelity, human nature, love affair, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, betrayal, love triangle, adultery, secret lover, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, milan italy, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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 6.6
 47K
Last Night (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story follows a married couple, apart for a night while the husband takes a business trip with a colleague to whom he's attracted. While he's resisting temptation, his wife encounters her past love.
Style: melancholic, thought provoking, twists and turns, emotional, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, adultery, cheating wife, temptation, lovers reunited, old love, love and romance, ex couple relations, moral dilemma, couple relations, family problems, trust ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, philadelphia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 16K
360 (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Austria, France, Canada, Brazil, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Inspired by Arthur Schnitzler's classic La Ronde, screenwriter Peter Morgan and director Fernando Meirelles' 360 combines a modern and dynamic roundelay of stories into one, linking characters from different cities and countries in a ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, touching, suspense ...
Plot: infidelity, cheating wife, temptation, love and romance, society, couple relations, husband wife relationship, jealousy, nudity (full frontal - brief), dentist, pimp, dialogue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rio de janeiro, slovakia, denver colorado, paris france, phoenix arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 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, serious, neo noir, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: infidelity, drifter, murder, fish market, betrayal, family problems, family business, crimes, love and romance, couples, bus, jealousy ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 617
Say Nothing (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Housewife Grace Needham (Nastassja Kinski) has a one-night stand with Julian Grant (William Baldwin), who then becomes obsessed with sinking her marriage to husband Matt (Hart Bochner). The twist here is that Julian is a millionaire global ...
Style: suspenseful, sexy, serious, suspense, sexual ...
Plot: stalker, dangerous attraction, love affair, obsession, manipulations, femme fatale, manipulation, infidelity, family problems, dishonesty, murder, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Good Marriage (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After 25 years of a good marriage, what will Darcy do once she discovers her husband's sinister secret?
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: danger, dark secret, husband wife relationship, female protagonist, family problems, uncover truth, serial killer, couples, crimes, crumbling marriage, life turned upside down, mind game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 16K
Doctor Foster (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A woman suspects her husband of having an affair. After following several lines of inquiry far more unravels including a streak of violence below the surface.
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, serious, tense
Plot: extramarital affair, infidelity, life turned upside down, adultery, female protagonist, female doctor, husband wife relationship, couple relations, family relations, love and romance, dishonesty, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Not Easily Broken (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A car accident and shifting affections test the bond between a married couple.
Style: sentimental, realistic, emotional, serious, uplifting
Plot: hopes, family problems, love and romance, couples, relationship vs career, ambition, couple relations, crumbling marriage, infidelity, african american protagonist, sexual content, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 2K
Forever Mine (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A hotel cabana boy falls for the wife of a powerful politico. But when she confesses to the affair, her husband determines to end it forever.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: betrayal, love affair, haunted by the past, couple relations, love triangle, crime, unfulfillment, deadly, crimes, hidden identity, dishonesty, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, new york, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 7K
Zipper (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Sam Ellis is a man on the rise — a hot-shot federal prosecutor on the cusp of a bright political future. But what was meant to be a one-time experience with an escort turns into a growing addiction — a new demon threatening to destroy his life, ...
Style: sexy, psychological, captivating, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: escort, obsession, addiction, rise to the top, ambition, dishonesty, state affairs, prostitute, family problems, politics, infidelity, scandal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.6
 413
Deceit (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A man returns to his hometown after his father's death and soon enters into an affair with the wife of his old best friend.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: infidelity, obsession, friendship, love affair, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, manipulations, stalking, love and romance, dishonesty, couples, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Before it was a movie, it was a theatrical phenomenon! When Helen learns that her husband is leaving her for her best friend, the women in her family are ready with advice. Her devout mother preaches strength and forgiveness, while her parolee ...
Style: semi serious, emotional, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Plot: starting over, life turned upside down, breakup, human spirit, human nature, couple relations, family problems, couples, dishonesty, hopes, crumbling marriage, estate ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Lured Innocence (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A reporter sent to cover a murder trial discovers a web of deceit stemming from a torrid affair.
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, realistic, tense ...
Plot: small town life, infidelity, crimes, couples, investigation, obsession, crime, deadly, who done it, couple relations, family problems, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.9
 635
Pandora's Box (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Stuck in a dull marriage, successful shrink Mia DuBois follows a patient's advice and exposes her wild side at a private underground club, where she meets a handsome stranger and begins an affair that may cost her more than just her husband.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: infidelity, murder, nightclub, who done it, dangerous attraction, love affair, manipulation, mysterious character, manipulations, love and romance, femme fatale, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.1
 1K
Betrayal (1983)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Pinter's semi-autobiographical play examining the surprise attraction, shy first steps, gradual flowering, and treasonous deception of a woman's extramarital affair with her husband's best friend; the entire story is told from the ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: unfulfillment, love triangle, infidelity, dishonesty, betrayal, adultery, danger, autobiography, rivalry, friends, crimes, family problems ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.1
 4K
Betrayal (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Centers on Sara, a beautiful but unhappily married female photographer who begins a torrid affair with Jack, a lawyer for a powerful family.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: cheating wife, infidelity, love affair, extramarital affair, photographer, betrayal, murder, family problems, couples, unfulfillment, dishonesty, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Sex, Lies & Obsession (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A high-school drama teacher struggles to keep her family together after she discovers her husband's sexual addiction.
Style: sincere, rough, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, prostitute, obsession, family relations, dishonesty, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, addiction, love affair, couples, family problems, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.7
 254
Other Voices (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Phil and Anna are a young, married couple, who begin to suspect one other of an affair. When a shady private investigator gets involved in their relationship, things begin to spin out of control, in this turn-of-the-millennium thriller.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, psychological
Plot: infidelity, private detective, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, couples, family problems, crimes, love and romance, stalking, unsupportive spouse, breakup, city life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.3
 4K
Satisfaction (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A provocative drama that explores modern marriage at its midpoint. Through the lens of one couple, Neil Truman and his wife, Grace, this series answers the question, “What do you do when having it all is not enough?” by delving into their ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, marriage, crumbling marriage, family problems, couple relations, dishonesty, infidelity, adultery, dysfunctional marriage, under the surface, male escort, casual sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.7
 3K
Black Ice (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Saara is a middle-aged doctor who one day finds out that her architect-husband Leo is having an affair with a younger woman, Tuuli. Instead of revealing her true identity, Saara pretends to be someone else and makes friends with Tuuli. At the same ...
Style: psychological, serious, psychological thriller, captivating, tense ...
Plot: older woman teenage boy sex, love affair, self defense, cunnilingus, love triangle, infidelity, dishonesty, mistrust, family problems, pretense, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Keyed: A Deadly Game of Sex/Lies/Betrayal (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three lives are intricately linked during a New Years Eve “Key Party” for Swingers: A young newlywed is forced into an open relationship by her star-athlete husband and best friend an ill-fated club owner reunites with old friends to realize the ...
Style: realistic, sexy, serious, psychological, sexual
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, sexual relations, betrayal, parents and children, couple relations, infidelity, dishonesty, sexual content, father, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Unfaithful Wife (1969)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Insurance executive Charles suspects his wife Hélène of playing the field, so he has a private detective locate his wife's lover, author Victor Pegala. Confronting Victor, Charles tries to adopt an air of indifference, but the conversation ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: unfaithful wife, infidelity, extramarital affair, investigation, cheating wife, family problems, dishonesty, mystery, couple relations, crumbling marriage, love and romance, suburban life ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, versailles, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.5
 20
Resilience (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An average man finds himself in a position to prevent the murder of a family member -- the unnerving descent of a man caught between resilience and ruthlessness.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: moral dilemma, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, rivalry, intrigue, crimes, dishonesty, human nature, feud, murder, sexual content, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%