Movies like Deceit 2004

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Deceit (2004)
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Deceit (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ellen's life is turned upside down after her wealthy hubby vanishes at sea. Everyone close to her is a liar - especially Ellen's missing spouse. Was this a case of an affair gone bad? A corporate cover-up? Or something far more sinister? The truth can only be found when all of the deceit is finally revealed.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, mind bending
Plot: murder, infidelity, love affair, couple relations, crimes, life is a bitch, couples, who done it, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, alcohol abuse, debt, father figure, adultery, ocean, psychopath, love and romance, manipulation, protagonist as suspect, boy, yacht, disappearance, father son relationship, attempted rape, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about couples, murder, crimes, dishonesty, deadly, infidelity and couple relations mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Deceit: The Two Mr. Kissels (2008), In His Hands (2005), The Wrong Woman (2013), Suburban Madness (2004), Amnesty (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Two Mr. Kissels (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Drama based on a true story. Rich, high-flying brothers Robert and Andrew Kissel seemingly have everything: beautiful wives who love them, great jobs and huge houses. But beneath the surface lie resentments and secrets that will eventually be their ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: dishonesty, crimes, mystery, couples, family relations, couple relations, infidelity, murder, cons and scams, siblings relations, cocaine, tattoo ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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In His Hands (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Lille, Claire Gauthier is an ordinary married woman with a young daughter that works in an insurance company analyzing losses of insured properties. When the single veterinary Laurent Kessler claims damage in his basement caused by a flooding due ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, dangerous attraction, crimes, dishonesty, couples, murder, suspicion, infidelity, veterinarian, female nudity, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: flanders
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The Wrong Woman (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this fresh take on Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Wrong Man,” Ellen Plainview, a sweet, caring, working wife and mother, answers the door one afternoon to learn that she is under arrest for attempted murder.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: murder, legal action, law enforcement, couples, love affair, couple relations, crimes, court case, female protagonist, society, prostitute, internet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Suburban Madness (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the real story of Clara Harris, the Houston, Texas dentist who made headlines in July 2002 when she killed her adulterous husband by repeatedly running over him with her car.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing
Plot: private detective, murder, dishonesty, couples, family problems, infidelity, crimes, dentist, love triangle, under the surface, adultery, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Amnesty (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Albania, Greece, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Amnesty is a 2011 Albanian movie directed by Buyar Alimani. It’s a story about two people who meet up in jail when they come for monthly visits of their spouses. They fall in love after becoming witnesses to a wedding in jail but relationship has ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: prison, infidelity, forbidden love, love affair, dishonesty, life is a bitch, love and romance, pardon, couples, couple relations, fall in love, legislation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: albania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
A Killing in a Small Town (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The gory ax-murder of one mousy, suburban Texas housewife by another is nearly as shocking as the excuse offered by the bespectacled defendant's attorney: self-defense. Could it be so?
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: self defense, murder, police investigation, crimes of passion, couples, protagonist as suspect, uncover truth, law enforcement, betrayal, investigation, life is a bitch, legal ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Guilty Hearts (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Quiet and unassuming church organist Jenny Moran is depressed with her marriage to working-class Matt and leaves him. Jenny begins an affair with the manipulative and charming Dr. Stephen Carrow, who is also deacon of her church and a married man. ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, church, investigation, love affair, crimes, love and romance, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, infidelity, fall in love, couples, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Other Woman (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jill Plumley left her brilliant job as journalist when she married Derek, am important layer with a brilliant career. Now Jill is university teacher. But everything changes when she receive a message from her husbands' secretary and she start ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, couples, murder, love affair, investigation, dishonesty, mystery, rivalry, unfulfillment, family problems, intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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: serious, psychological, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: crimes, small town life, infidelity, obsession, investigation, family problems, who done it, couple relations, couples, murder, extramarital affair, journalism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 4.7
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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: sexy, erotic, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, dangerous attraction, mysterious character, love affair, obsession, who done it, manipulation, mind game, power relations, couples, murder, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Trois 2: 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: tense, sexy, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, murder, nightclub, manipulation, love affair, who done it, dangerous attraction, crimes, femme fatale, mysterious character, love and romance, cheating wife ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Malice Aforethought (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Dr. Edmund Bickleigh is married to a particularly overbearing woman who reminds him at every turn that he is living in her house. But the good doctor has outside interests to help him cope.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: mysterious character, investigation, mind game, mystery, serial killer, crumbling marriage, rivalry, intrigue, dishonesty, crimes, couple relations, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary, 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.1
 993
Motives (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Motive is an edgy thriller that centers around Emery Simms, a highly educated and successful business tycoon who happens to be married to the quintessential wife Constance. Things go dangerously awry when the thrill seeking Emery engages in an ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, sexy, tense ...
Plot: fatal attraction, manipulation, dangerous attraction, infidelity, sexual relations, couples, murder, protagonist as suspect, crimes, crime gone awry, dishonesty, interrogation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.0
 164
Naomi (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ilan Ben-Natan is a man on his sixties and a well-known professor of astrophysics at the University of Haifa. He is married with Naomi, a 28 years old, attractive book illustrator. Inclined to suspect, he finds out her wife's betrayal and then ...
Style: realistic, psychological, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, obsession, love triangle, couples, crumbling marriage, crimes, redemption, investigation, disposing of a dead body, jealousy, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Where Love Has Gone (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A divorced couple's teen-age daughter stands trial for stabbing her mother's latest lover.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, gloomy, sincere
Plot: murder, teenage daughter, family relations, courtroom, betrayal, investigation, custody, alcohol abuse, haunted by the past, manipulation, court, marriage ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
And Never Let Her Go (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The true story of a woman's suspicious disappearance after ending an affair with a powerful, married attorney.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, mind bending, realistic
Plot: obsession, missing person, murder, love affair, dangerous attraction, mystery, couples, crimes, protagonist as suspect, rivalry, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Dancing in the Dark (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Via the New York Times: "To all outward appearances, Edna Cormick (Martha Henry) is the perfect housewife.... She's married to a man who'll stand up in public and say, "This is my wife," so that there'll be no confusion ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: mental illness, hospital, murder, infidelity, family relations, couples, family problems, graphic violence, crimes, love and romance, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Jerichow (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Turkish diaspora in Germany proves the catalyst for this noir-flavored drama concerning the unlikely friendship between a veteran of the Afghan-Soviet war and a middle-aged Turk in need of a helping hand.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: love triangle, boss and employee, infidelity, crimes of passion, dangerous attraction, forbidden love, estrangement, couples, crimes, life is a bitch, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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The Perfect Wife (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Leah's brother dies in a car accident, she vows revenge on the doc who failed to save him.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, revenge, psychopath, femme fatale, serial killer, couples, family problems, couple relations, infidelity, dishonesty, crimes, female psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Edge of Madness (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: 1851, Manitoba's Red River Valley. As winter sets in, a young woman on the edge of madness arrives exhausted at the fort, a wilderness station, claiming she murdered her husband. She's placed in a cell; for the next several months, she ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, bleak
Plot: sexual abuse, mysterious character, starting over, investigation, vengeance, crumbling marriage, mystery, love and romance, life is a bitch, crimes, dishonesty, family problems ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Through the Valley (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An innocent man framed for murder, and the system that just wants another minority conviction.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: racism, murder, fighting the system, protagonist as suspect, going straight, frame up, redemption, injustice, hopes, legal, crimes, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Desolation Sound (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Noir thriller from Vancouver plays out a destructive friendship between a depressed housewife and her childhood friend to an ugly conclusion.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Plot: obsession, haunted by the past, femme fatale, investigation, uncover truth, couple relations, friendship, murder, police detective, family problems, couples, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Drew Peterson: Untouchable (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The story of Drew Peterson, who is charged with the death of his third wife after the mysterious disappearance of his fourth wife.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, rough
Plot: murder, missing person, police officer, crimes, couple relations, murder suspect, disappearance, funeral, husband wife relationship, couples, radio announcer, father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Deadly Betrayal (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: International reporter Jeff Randal spends half of his time abroad. His wife Donna feels neglected. When their preteen daughter Melinda's hunky teacher Adam Hamilton notices, Donna becomes his hot lover, to her Boston bookstore employer and ...
Style: tense, sexy, suspenseful, erotic, serious ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, love affair, couples, murder, crimes, love and romance, betrayal, stalking, dangerous attraction, sex, cheating wife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Murder Ordained (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 185 min.
Story: This is the story of a minister who's feeling unhappy in his marriage who then has an affair with a church employee, who is also married, and who also has affairs, and whose husband is unwilling to divorce her. One day the minister's wife ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: church, murder, small town, couples, family problems, manipulation, clergy, crumbling marriage, law enforcement, legal, betrayal, media ...
Time: 80s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
My Wife's Romance (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Paul dies, he leaves his wife Eve with a mountain of debt. As the police begin their investigation into Paul’s death, Eve is supported by a lawyer named Chollet, a friend of her husband who generously helps her to clear the debts she has ...
Style: twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful, neo noir, disturbing ...
Plot: missing person, dishonesty, manipulation, friendship, infidelity, femme fatale, crimes, law enforcement, couples, friends, police, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Othello (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: With freshly rechristened characters and brand-new dialogue, this British TV production of Othello is a "rethinking" of Shakespeare's play, albeit still retaining the original's power and potency. The story is set in the London ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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State of Mind (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Reeling from the discovery of her husband's adultery, Grace moves back to her family home with her son. Amidst all this emotional turmoil, forensic psychologist Grace is asked by police to determine the guilt or innocence a man who killed his ...
Style: psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, investigation, false accusation, memory loss, family problems, criminal psychologist, couples, dishonesty, mystery, crimes, mind game ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Laws of Deception (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A law student is seduced by a beautiful woman he doesn't know, and after a one night stand with her, his roommate warns him to be careful because he suspects she may have other motives. Years later, she returns and hires him as her lawyer to ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful, surprise ending
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63%
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Summer Heat (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The young wife of a tobacco farmer falls in love with their handsome hired hand.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: farm, dull life, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), dishonesty, murderous pair, love and romance, romance, crimes, looking for love, infidelity, destructive relationship ...
Time: 1930s
Place: north carolina, usa
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63%