Movies like Past Tense

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Past Tense (2006)
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Past Tense (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Trying to prove to her daughter that her nightmares aren't real, widowed mother Kim Shay 'investigates,' unwittingly bringing danger into their lives. Kim follows a trail that not only leads to the killer of a past victim, but also of her own husband.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: morgue, reincarnation, hypnosis, alcohol abuse, dirty cop, nightmare, drunkenness, settler, mortician, child in peril, coroner, therapy, dead father, tape over mouth, mace

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surprise ending, suspenseful, psychological and serious films with plots about murder, female nudity, nightmare, danger, flashback, nudity (full frontal - brief) and police mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Past Tense: Wrong Number (2001), Dead Silent (1999), Door in the Woods (2019), Trapped! (2006), The Love Machine (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Wrong Number (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Greed results in murder in the tumultuous world of Internet stocks.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: nightmare, female nudity, murder, topless dancing, narration from the grave, flashback, adultery
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95%
 4.7
 276
Dead Silent (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Julia Kerrbridge is working hard to become a doctor. Suddenly, Julia finds herself the guardian of her young niece, Amanda, after her parents were found murdered.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, woman in danger, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, child in peril, dishonesty, danger, deadly, crimes, mute or deaf, youth, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Door in the Woods (2019)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Redd, Evelyn and their son, Kane, find a strange door, bound in padlocked chains, standing upright in the woods. After installing it in their home, strange occurrences lead Evelyn to discover their town's long history of missing children who ...
Style: suspense, macabre, disturbing, suspenseful, scary
Plot: supernatural, portal, missing child, demon, spiritualist, parents and children, desperation, parent child relationship, family relations, nightmare, uninvited guest, insanity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.7
 209
Trapped! (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A weekend vacation turns terrifying when computer scientist Samantha (Alexandra Paul) and her daughter are lured into the hands of a killer. Kidnapped and held hostage, Samantha is given a choice: she must use her expertise to help her captors carry ...
Plot: fbi, bound and gagged, tape over mouth, gunfight, abduction
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Love Machine (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Women seeking therapy from a relationship counselor are programmed, via the Love Machine, to brutally kill their mates when a hypnotic response triggers their homicidal rage.
Style: suspense, captivating
Plot: hypnosis, sex therapy, murder, marital problem, murderer, sexless marriage, relationships, marriage counselor, counselor, technology, lap dance, sexual fantasy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.1
 43
Deception (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: thriller by max fischer
Plot: dead father, suicide, father daughter relationship, heiress, gigolo, swindle, bankruptcy, childhood friend, lesbian kiss, frenchman, greed, rich father ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Every Mother's Worst Fear (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Faced with her parents' recent divorce, her mother working long hours and her high school boyfriend dumping her, 16-year-old Martha looks for solace in the world of Internet chat rooms. Innocent chatting turns deadly as Martha attracts the ...
Plot: chat room, kidnapping, internet, pedophile, internet chat, fbi agent, fbi investigation, child hostage, child trafficking, child abuse, mother daughter relationship, police car ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 2.3
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Border Blues (2004)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Moskow police detective Andrei Somov resigns and emigrates from Russia, but has to accept a menial job in a restaurant while his adolescent son and pregnant daughter-in-law are denied exit visa's. 'Andy' does however get to know some ...
Plot: father son relationship, beating, hospital gown, handcuffs, explosion, hugging, tape over mouth
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Dangerous Company (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Pauline begins to lose track of time, misplace things and find herself disoriented. She fears falling victim to a disease, but all is not as it seems. She must find the truth and prove it to the police and herself.
Plot: therapy, sex scene, infidelity, bed, adultery, disguise, false identity, forgery
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Ghost Image (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a young female video editor loses her boyfriend in a car crash, she finds solace in watching video of him taken the night before he died. When he starts to communicate with her through that video, she must decide if he has broken through the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, enigmatic, realistic ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural romance, obsession, afterlife, haunted by the past, supernatural, reincarnation, isolation, dangerous attraction, couples, deadly, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.9
 449
The Sandman (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The ambitious young Ina Littmann is an investigative journalist for the TV talk show "Eye in Eye". Her current subject is Henry Kupfer, who wrote a bestseller about a psychopathic killer after he was himself in prison for 8 years for ...
Plot: serial killer, tied to a bed, male nudity, tape over mouth, television reporter, showbiz, ex convict, media, female reporter, bound and gagged, prostitute, nightmare ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Expecting Mercy (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A couple on the run find themselves dealing with the hidden cameras that have been installed at the bed-and-breakfast where they choose to hide out.
Style: surprise ending, psycho sexual
Plot: voyeurism, hidden camera, dysfunctional marriage, elopement, rape, videotaped sex, peeping, peeping tom, lovers on the run, innkeeper, pornographic video, shower ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Mindfield (1989)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a police detective kills a criminal, this traumatic event triggers a locked memory, he didn't know he had, of him being a subject of a CIA experiment.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, serious, based on true events ...
Plot: mystery, undercover, government agency, drug abuse, experiment gone awry, human rights, hitman, racial slur, fbi agent, therapy, mind control, sex shop ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, montreal, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.0
 482
Refuge (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A post-apocalyptic thriller set in the ruins of a collapsed America, Refuge follows a family’s struggle to survive and rebuild a life in the absence of civilization. In the wake of a catastrophic plague, the family lives a lonely existence, ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, psychological
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, epidemic, home invasion, end of the world, murder, child in peril, family home, medication, husband wife relationship, gang, gas mask ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Skulls II (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After joining the Skulls, Ryan Sommers (Robin Dunne) is warned not to betray any secrets about the organization or its high-powered members. However, when Ryan witnesses a murder within the Skulls' private chambers, he finds that the closer he ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, college, secret, lacrosse, betrayal, initiation, life is a bitch, investigation, college life, police corruption, uncover truth, leadership ...
Time: contemporary
Place: connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.5
 134
Midnight Fear (1991)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A sheriff tracks down a killer who skinned a woman alive.
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns
Plot: serial killer, female nudity, taking a shower, brother brother relationship, murder, hostage situation, plot twist, swimming pool, investigation, bikini
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 ⇓
40%
The 9th Life of Louis Drax (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A psychologist who begins working with a young boy who has suffered a near-fatal fall finds himself drawn into a mystery that tests the boundaries of fantasy and reality.
Style: psychological, enigmatic, surprise ending, suspenseful
Plot: father son relationship, picnic, falling off a cliff, injured child, family relations, coma, doctor, father-son relationship, parents and children, mother son relationship, pity, investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 4.6
 361
Suicide Note (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ambitious psych major Molly White is on top of the world as she preps for her grad program entry exams. After celebrating with boyfriend Brady, Molly finds her roommate Emma crying after an incident she had with her boyfriend Adam. The next morning, ...
Plot: suicide, jealousy, drinking, dream, beating, locker room, bully, bed, dressing room, teenager, drinking alcohol, party ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.7
 154
Mortal Fear (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Based on the provocative best-selling novel, a brilliant scientist finds the hidden link that can save countless lives, but when a crazed killer uses the same information to play God, millions are at risk. Dr. Jennifer Kessler is the one person who ...
Plot: medical mask, eyeglasses, car accident, corpse, latex gloves, doctor, dental mask, surgical mask, morgue, caucasian, bathtub, scientist
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.0
 117
Double Threat (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A former movie star, Monica Scott, returns to the big screen along with younger boyfriend, Eric Cline, after a long absence. Monica is very jealous of the attention Eric gives to her body double - Lisa. The plot becomes difficult to follow as it ...
Style: surprise ending, cult film
Plot: body double, hollywood, female nudity, actress, masturbation, jealousy, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.7
 53
Expose (1997)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: An enterprising Senator's daughter realizes she can make money by venturing into the seedy side of politics. With the help of two sexy friends, she sets up a thriving blackmail business videotaping her father's political colleages in ...
Plot: senator, sex tape, shower, lobbyist, female nudity, voyeurism, blackmail, tape over mouth, bound and gagged, ball gag, sex scene, extortion
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Run If You Can (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young woman accidentally sees snuff films through a satellite dish aberration and alerts the police, who are already looking for a serial killer.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: nude woman murdered, pillow, murder, police officer killed, suffocation, dead woman, police officer stabbed, murder of a nude woman, stalking, stabbed in the back, maniac, serial killer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Beyond (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A detective teams with a tabloid psychic to track down a missing child.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, captivating
Plot: seance, police investigation, police detective, crimes, partners, missing child, race against time, danger, illusion, supernatural, supernatural ability, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.6
 77
Hard Time (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A revenge movie about a thief, Michael (John Bradley) who escapes from prison to take a vengeance on the partner, Kelly (Christopher Mayer) who double-crossed and sent him to prison.
Style: erotic
Plot: sex, threesome, nightmare, labia, alarm, female nudity, lesbian sex, robbery, prison, lesbianism, woman slaps man, shower ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.9
 768
Shelter Island (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Ally Sheedy is a retired golfer turned motivational speaker. Patsy Kensit plays her lover and also works with her. There is another girl as well. There are some difficulties at work, a New York firm. So Ally decides she's going to go away for ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: island, mind game, danger, crimes, couples, woman in danger, obsession, dangerous attraction, isolation, mysterious character, stalking, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Error in Judgment (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A shrink makes an error in judgment when she introduces her unstable female patient, an artist, to her lusty husband, an art dealer.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: depression, break in, best friend, stakeout, psychotherapy, adultery, sex scene, breakup, nightmare, knife, drawing, dysfunctional marriage ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Dying to Remember (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A woman goes to a psychiatrist because she is plagued by recurring nightmares. The psychiatrist tells her that she was involved in a murder in San Francisco in a past life, and the nightmares are related to that crime. She enlists the help of two ...
Plot: investigation, reincarnation, nightmare, psychiatrist, repressed memory, fashion designer, danger, mind control, hypnosis, murder, past life
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.2
 863
Sleepwalker (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young woman seeks help from a sleep clinic for her insomnia, but soon deals with her entire life being turned upside down.
Style: complex, suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: sleepwalking, hallucination, doctor, nightmare, disorder, danger, youth, nightmare comes true, see through, woman in a bubble bath, cycling, male objectification ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Face of Fear (1990)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Graham Harris was once one of the world's foremost mountain climbers, until a fall five years earlier left him with a lame leg, a fear of heights...and a frightening psychic ability in which he can see murders as they are happening.
Style: psychological thriller
Plot: murder, a vision, nightmare, psychic, office building, mountaineer, death, vertigo, rope, police detective, fear of heights, gun ...
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%