Movies like Playing House

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Playing House (2011)
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Playing House (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In this taut thriller, newlyweds Jen and Mitch find that three's company and four's a crowd when they ask their friend Danny to move in with them to share expenses. But a sweet situation turns sour when Danny invites a new person into the mix.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sexy
Plot: infidelity, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, obsession, manipulation, friends, crimes, couples, rivalry, uninvited guest, dishonesty, couple relations, power relations, seduction, sex scene, woman seduces a man, graphic violence, sexual content, friendship, female nudity, villainess, skinny dipping, women, cheating girlfriend, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Playing House

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films with plots about crimes, couples, dishonesty, danger, deadly, murder and dangerous attraction mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Playing House: Hitched (2001), Friend of the Family II (1996), Tempted (2001), Heart of Stone (2001), Layover (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 333
Hitched (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a homemaker discovers that her husband is a philanderer, she imprisons him in their soundproof basement and reports him missing to the police.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: missing person, captivity, infidelity, secret place, family problems, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, confined, rivalry, isolation, husband wife relationship, torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Friend of the Family II (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Alex decides to have an affair with a woman named Linda while he is on business in New Orleans. When he returns home to his wife and child, he is surprised to find that his wife has hired the off-kilter homewrecker as a nanny to their baby. Alex ...
Style: erotic, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: nanny, infidelity, family problems, sex scene, manipulation, femme fatale, dishonesty, betrayal, couples, psychopath, strong sexual content, erotica ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 1K
Tempted (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Australia, France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A wealthy man married to a beautiful younger woman puts her fidelity to the test.
Style: realistic, tense, sexy, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: infidelity, femme fatale, betrayal, dangerous attraction, female nudity, breast suckling, mind game, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, vengeance, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 4.7
 215
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, adultery, seduction, dangerous attraction, mysterious character, manipulation, love affair, obsession, who done it, mind game, power relations, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.7
 466
Layover (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An airport affair of a business man turns into a nightmare when it turns out that the woman is married to a dangerous jewelry dealer.
Style: suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, suspense, tense
Plot: dangerous attraction, infidelity, manipulation, dishonesty, femme fatale, love affair, frame up, husband wife relationship, airplane, erotica, murder, airport ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.3
 735
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: realistic, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: infidelity, dangerous attraction, stalking, single parent, couples, parents and children, sex scene, love triangle, obsession, cheating wife, extramarital affair, mormon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.7
 640
N-Secure (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: N-Secure is a no holds-barred thrilling drama mixed with murder, mayhem and manipulation among affluent professionals. This film sheds light on a man's downfall from the pinnacles of success into the depths of his damaged character. His ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense, erotic ...
Plot: betrayal, murder, crimes, breakup, infidelity, rivalry, couples, obsession, couple relations, jealousy, sex scene, making love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.6
 2K
Scorned (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Sadie and Kevin have decided to spend a romantic weekend together at his lake house. But when an unexpected- and unfortunate- text from her best friend Jennifer to Kevin reveals a lurid love affair between the two, Sadie spirals a into a hunger for ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, surreal, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: femme fatale, infidelity, vengeance, dishonesty, rivalry, psychopath, isolation, confined, couple relations, manipulation, river, coitus ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 5.7
 790
Payback (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Oscar Bonsetter tells a dying prisoner that he will take revenge on the sadistic guard who killed him. In exchange, Oscar is told of a stash of money. Oscar is eventually released from prison but when he goes to get revenge, he gets sidetracked by ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: femme fatale, vengeance, crimes, dishonesty, couple relations, prison, love triangle, heist, dangerous attraction, ex convict, armed robbery, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.1
 445
Net Games (2003)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The successful publicist Adam Vance of the SFC is in the middle of a campaign to get an important Japanese client and is needy of sex because his traumatized wife Jennifer Vance was raped one year ago and is totally frigid, refusing to have sex. His ...
Style: sexy, serious, suspenseful, realistic, neo noir ...
Plot: computers and web, extramarital affair, voyeurism, femme fatale, murder, technophobia, dishonesty, adultery, protagonist as suspect, dangerous attraction, obsession, cyberspace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.0
 556
Love Sick Love (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Dori and Norman, two stunning and sophisticated serial daters, are destined to endure a terrifying journey through perfect couple-hood: Valentine's, Easter, Halloween, Christmas and New Year. Except with psychopath Dori, it all needs to take ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: isolation, female psychopath, dangerous attraction, couples, psychopath, confined, weekend, country house, obsession, held captive, halloween, psychiatrist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Crimes of Passion (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Arturo Bolaño is a mediocre insurance salesman who loves women, booze and any short cut he can find to Easy Street. He thinks he's found it with the beautiful Rebeca Solis, the wife of the owner of the hotel where he stays on business. ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, tense, rough, realistic ...
Plot: female nudity, hotel, dangerous attraction, murder, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, couples, blackmail, sex scene, erotica, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Dangerous Touch (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An erotic thriller about a promiscuous radio sex therapist who is dragged into blackmail by a young hustler.
Style: sexy, erotic, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: sex therapy, lesbian sex, erotica, making love, sex scene, hustler, manipulation, voyeurism, dangerous attraction, love affair, sexual relations, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.8
 363
The Confidant (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The feature weaves an intricate tale about childhood best-friends that have an unusually strong bond and a more intriguing secret. Both young men are on the right path to promising futures, a first round NFL draft pick, and a talented art major on a ...
Style: neo noir, serious, suspenseful, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: gambling, betrayal, rivalry, intrigue, best friends, murder, vengeance, crimes, dishonesty, ambition, obsession, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 940
Favor (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kip's perfect life is put in jeopardy when the waitress with whom he's having a casual fling is accidentally killed in their motel room. Desperate, he turns to childhood friend and loser, Marvin, to help get rid of the body. Marvin agrees ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, crimes, friends, dishonesty, life turned upside down, disposing of a dead body, death, disorder, buddies, graphic violence, deadly, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Enter the Dangerous Mind (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A psychological thriller set in the world of underground dubstep, Snap is the story of Jim Whitman, a brilliant but painfully introverted musician who develops a crush on a young social worker.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: obsession, mental illness, dangerous attraction, composer, haunted by the past, stalking, crimes, unfulfillment, mentally unstable, danger, tied feet, tape over mouth
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
From the Inside (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Alone in their isolated home where no cars pass and no one lives nearby, Vincent and Tally suffer together in a loveless marriage. But what they don't know is that they are not as alone as they think -- a criminal and his psychotic brother are ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, dishonesty, murderous pair, crimes, crime gone awry, rivalry, kidnapping, cons and scams, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), money, cheating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.7
 1K
The Truth (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a couple is taken hostage in their home by an intruder, a simple home invasion robbery turns into something much more complicated...
Style: suspenseful, sexy, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: hostage, heist, couples, crimes, betrayal, confined, dishonesty, vengeance, older man younger woman relationship, home invasion, kidnapping, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Interlocked: Thrilled to Death (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man's life gets wrecked by a woman with whom he had a casual "affair" over the Internet.
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: erotica, woman seduces a man, eroticism, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), dishonesty, mentally unstable, couples, psychopath, obsession, infidelity, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.1
 446
Fatal Instinct (1992)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A homicide detective (Michael Madsen) falls for a resort owner (Laura Johnson) suspected of slaying a playboy developer.
Style: neo noir, erotic, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: strong sexual content, serial killer, graphic violence, fall in love, dangerous attraction, power relations, mystery, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, sexual relations, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.7
 3K
Stash House (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Dave and Emma have found the perfect house, until they discover a stash of heroine and end up imprisoned in it by violent thugs.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: survival, stash, couples, confined, crimes, rivalry, trapped, gangsters, drugs, smuggling, showdown, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 3.7
 250
One in the Gun (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A sexy brain teaser of a thriller with nods to classic film noir of the past mixed with a post-modern flair of David Lynch-style surrealism and surprises. When Mickey Lewis, a homeless struggling artist crosses paths with Katrina, the beautiful rich ...
Style: neo noir, serious, twists and turns, psychological, surreal ...
Plot: femme fatale, greed, lust, couples, love triangle, power relations, dishonesty, infidelity, strong sexual content, murder, wealth, intrigue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.9
 819
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: serious, tense, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: crimes, lesbian sex, island, mind game, couples, obsession, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, mysterious character, stalking, isolation, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 1K
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, dangerous attraction, manipulation, infidelity, sexual relations, couples, murder, sensuality, attraction, desire, seduction, empire ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, extramarital affair, obsession, investigation, family problems, who done it, couple relations, couples, journalism, femme fatale ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.8
 207
Watchful Eye (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Malibu detective Shannon (Renee Rea) goes undercover in a group house to discover who murdered one of the women living there. Shannon gets caught up in the sex and parties, not knowing that her every action is being secretly broadcast on satellite ...
Style: erotic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: voyeurism, murder, femme fatale, police, bondage, investigation, dangerous attraction, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, erotica, beach ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.8
 700
The Contractor (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Elizabeth Chase is busy remodeling her new home with her lawyer husband, Paul and daughter, McKenzie. To make sure it's finished before a charity event they're hosting, the couple hire a contractor, Javier, to help. However Elizabeth ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: obsession, psychopath, family in danger, stalking, crimes, dishonesty, lifetime, vengeance, strong female presence, graphic violence, woman in danger, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.4
 1K
Games (1967)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A mysterious woman (Simone Signoret) in black moves in with married Manhattan thrill-seekers (James Caan, Katharine Ross) and helps one trick the other.
Style: suspense, serious, realistic, tense, mind bending ...
Plot: mind game, game, cons and scams, infidelity, murder, dishonesty, crimes, mystery, rivalry, couples, graphic violence, manipulation ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
You Belong to Me (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Jeffrey has met the man of this dreams, hunky Frenchman René, he impulsively moves into the same building. The move backfires as Remé becomes cold and distant. Landlady Gladys lavishes attention on her new tenant.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: gay, landlady, female psychopath, dangerous attraction, obsession, stalking, crimes, dishonesty, mentally unstable, couples, kidnapping, dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Right Temptation (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A detective falls for the man she's supposed to be investigating; dire complications follow.
Style: erotic, serious, suspenseful, sexy, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dangerous attraction, love triangle, femme fatale, investigation, betrayal, obsession, frame up, infidelity, power relations, couples, manipulation, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%