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Deadly Illusions (2021)
 3.6
 9K
Deadly Illusions (2021)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A bestselling female novelist, suffering from writer's block, hires an innocent young woman to watch over her twin children. As the novelist dangerously indulges in her new best seller, the line between the life she's writing and the one she's living becomes blurred.
Style: psychological thriller, ambiguous ending
Plot: erotic thriller, male nudity, female protagonist, infidelity, insanity, adultery, knife, seductress, female writer, assassination attempt, murder, blood, mad woman, villainess, childhood trauma, husband wife relationship, female psychopath, lesbian romance, woman in danger, lesbian seduction, lesbian kiss, lesbian interest, stabbed in the stomach, skinny dipping, knife attack ...

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Most similar movies to Deadly Illusions

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and suspense films with plots about murder, female nudity, infidelity, adultery, husband wife relationship, sex and obsession mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Deadly Illusions: Sinful (2006), A Passion to Kill (1994), Fatal Attraction (1987), The Trigger Effect (1996), Careful What You Wish For (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 3.5
 163
Sinful (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: An unhappily married young woman plots to steal the unborn baby of her single and pregnant next door neighbor by befriending her and waiting for the right time to act. Lilith is a young woman who longs for having a family and the perfect child. But ...
Style: psychological thriller, macabre, psychological, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: pregnant wife, female psychopath, husband wife relationship, murder, insanity, jealousy, obsession, danger, dangerous attraction, motherhood, wanting to have children, wanting a baby ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
A Passion to Kill (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A psychiatrist gets involved with his best friend's wife who may be a murderer.
Style: slasher, psychological thriller
Plot: knife, psychologist, extramarital affair, adultery, obsession, flash forward, psychiatrist, infidelity, mad woman, nudity (full frontal - brief), guru, abusive husband ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Fatal Attraction (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A married man's one night stand comes back to haunt him when that lover begins to stalk him and his family.
Style: sexy, erotic, suspenseful, suspense, twist ending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual obsession, adultery, infidelity, extramarital affair, crimes of passion, obsession, family in danger, sexualized violence, dishonesty, danger, dangerous attraction, terrorizing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Trigger Effect (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: How tenuous is man's hold on civilization when survival becomes an issue? When the lights go out and stay out for several days, suburbanites Matthew and Annie learn the hard way that man is "by nature" a predatory creature. ...
Style: tense, bleak, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: blackout, catastrophe, suburbs, danger, power outage, apocalypse, suburban life, future dystopia, babies and infants, on the run, raccoon, riot ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 70s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Careful What You Wish For (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A guy gets more than he bargained for after entering into an affair with the wife of an investment banker. Soon, a suspicious death and substantial life insurance policy embroil him in a scandal.
Style: suspense, tense, surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, adultery, infidelity, betrayal, erotic thriller, murder, dangerous attraction, manipulations, seduction, neighbor, greed, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.6
 9K
Undertow (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Munns, father John and sons Chris and Tim, recede to the woods of rural Georgia. Their life together is forever changed with the arrival of Uncle Deel, though the tragedy that follows forces troubled Chris to become a man.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, harsh, depressing, intense ...
Plot: farm, juvenile delinquency, danger, lifestyle, parents and children, dysfunctional family, brother brother relationship, coming of age, kids in trouble, murder, teenage boy, homelessness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: georgia, usa, nebraska, iceland, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.6
 144
Deep Down (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young musician with a talent for all things electrical spies on his sexy neighbor with a penchant for skinny dipping in the pool in broad daylight and her obviously violent husband. He is so violent that in the opening sequence he murders a man ...
Plot: skinny dipping, murder, adultery, voyeurism, unfaithful wife, older woman younger man relationship, sex scene, female nudity, woman on top, male nudity, breasts
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
In the Heat of Passion II: Unfaithful (1994)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a wheelchair-bound wife dies from an apparent accident, her husband and his adult stepdaughter turn out to be lovers, who conspired to murder her. However, tensions surface when complications arise regarding her inheritance, and soon the ...
Plot: female director, seductress, affair, sex scene, wheelchair, older man younger woman, older man younger woman relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), older man younger woman sex, murder, guilty conscience, orgasm ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Nocturnal Animals (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Susan Morrow receives a book manuscript from her ex-husband – a man she left 20 years earlier – asking for her opinion of his writing. As she reads, she is drawn into the fictional life of Tony Hastings, a mathematics professor whose family ...
Style: psychological thriller, neo noir, psychological, suspense, brutal ...
Plot: rape and murder, ex husband ex wife relationship, writers, revenge, symbolism, loss of family, rape, murder of family, novelist, husband wife relationship, vigilantism, haunted by the past ...
Time: 2010s
Place: los angeles, new york, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.3
 125
Deadly Desire (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A security guard is enticed to scam a businessman for his insurance money by the man's attractive wife. The trouble begins when he discovers that the husband has ties to the mob.
Plot: poison, steam room, gun, adultery, burglar alarm, fire, infidelity, explosion, cockfight, pay phone, man wrapped in a towel, investigation ...
Place: mexico, costa rica
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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 ⇓
51%
Psycho Yoga Instructor (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Justine Grace is desperate to sort out her life, her marriage to her husband Tom, and herself. When Domenic, a handsome yoga teacher, takes an interest in her, it seems like he might be the one to finally bring happiness to her life. However, he has ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: husband wife relationship, manipulation, mind game, marital strife, yoga instructor, insanity, infidelity, nightmare, mental illness, obsession, unrequited love, marriage crisis ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Single White Female 2: The Psycho (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A warped woman takes deadly measures to help a new roommate get rid of her problems.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, psychopath, murder, woman in danger, mentally unstable, deadly, female psychopath, roommate, sexual content, crimes, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Animal Instincts III (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An exhibitionist female author is drawn to a "blind" voyeur record producer. Her exhibitionist tendencies draw the interest of his musical clients and leads to visual fireworks. Her sexual romps take place in view of her blind lover but ...
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: sexploitation, exhibitionism, voyeur, threesome, cunnilingus, blindfold, stabbing, male nudity, swimming pool, recording studio, bar, psychopath ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.8
 154
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: suspenseful, sexy, erotic, suspense, sexual ...
Plot: erotic thriller, serial killer, mysterious character, dangerous attraction, obsession, who done it, love affair, manipulation, mind game, manipulations, power relations, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.4
 4K
Devil's Pond (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: What starts out as a romantic honeymoon on a deserted island turns into a horrible nightmare as Julianne discovers that her new husband is psychotic...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, serious, psychological, scary
Plot: woman in danger, island, psychopath, couple relations, danger, honeymoon, insanity, newlyweds, wilderness, lake or river, isolation, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.5
 203
Fatal Passion (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: female serial killer, female nudity, murder, villainess, art gallery, art exhibition, painter, machete, throat slitting, painting, paintbrush, sculpture ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.3
 2K
Broken Vows (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "Broken Vows" tells the story of Patrick Flynn (Bentley), whose charm and charisma masks a profound psychosis. Patrick seduces Tara Bloom (Alexander), instantly becoming infatuated with the beauty. But when Tara rejects Patrick, he is sent ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, exciting, twist ending ...
Plot: obsessive love, stalker, psychopath, one night stand, obsession, husband wife relationship, murder, infatuation, delusion, honeymoon, newlywed, groom ...
Place: new orleans, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.0
 30K
Sliver (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A woman moves into an apartment in Manhattan and learns that the previous tenant's life ended mysteriously after they fell from the balcony.
Style: sexy, erotic, psychological, suspenseful, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: erotic thriller, neighbor, voyeurism, dangerous attraction, hidden camera, murder, strong sexual content, psychopath, apartment building, trapped, mind game, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Up Against Amanda (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After childhood abuse by her step-father and eight years in a juvenile psychiatric lockup, Amanda Lear is released. Her shrink is also her lover, who surreptitiously pays her rent on a nice house for a year. She moves in, takes one look at her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: female stalker, stalking, neighbor, hidden camera, obsession, mind game, dangerous attraction, mentally unstable, youth, danger, rivalry, female psychopath ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.0
 208
Fatal Bond (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young woman takes off with a charming stranger in Australia, then begins to think he's a killer.
Plot: murder, hairdresser, drifter, serial killer, loner, fatal attraction, stranger, violence, police, murder of a woman, crush, car chase ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.2
 608
Inner Sanctum (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman attempts suicide when she suspects her husband doesn't love her and is having an affair. Now she's wheelchair-bound, and her husband, who indeed doesn't love her and is having an affair, hires a private nurse to look after his ...
Style: sexy, sexual, captivating, absurd, enigmatic ...
Plot: obsession, love triangle, betrayal, strong sexual content, intrigue, danger, infidelity, woman in danger, murder, disability, investigation, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.9
 86K
Knock Knock (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Chile, Israel
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a devoted husband and father is left home alone for the weekend, two stranded young women unexpectedly knock on his door for help. What starts out as a kind gesture results in a dangerous seduction and a deadly game of cat and mouse.
Style: suspense, brutal, sexy, psychological, bad ending ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: threesome, seductress, seduction, torture, female psychopath, home invasion, rape, violence, married man, female villain, one night stand, infidelity ...
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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New York After Midnight (1978)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Monique is a 35 year old French woman, living in New York. The daughter of a French diplomat who has remarried, Monique has no financial worries, and holds a good job with a publishing firm. She finds relationships difficult, and frequently suffers ...
Plot: childhood trauma, adultery, murder, disco, nightlife, insanity, psychiatrist, gay slur, gay interest, extramarital affair, gay bar
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 2K
Scorned (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A vengeful widow is out to seduce the relatives of the man she blames for her husband's death.
Style: realistic, serious, surprise ending, suspense, tense ...
Plot: seduction, femme fatale, sexual relations, psychopath, manipulation, widow, family problems, dangerous attraction, danger, crimes, vengeance, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 ⇓
39%
 6.8
 116K
One Hour Photo (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sy "the photo guy" Parrish has lovingly developed photos for the Yorkin family since their son was a baby. But as the Yorkins' lives become fuller, Sy's only seems lonelier, until he eventually believes he's part of their ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, scary, contemplative ...
Plot: obsession, loner, cheating, psychopath as protagonist, voyeurism, loneliness, insanity, stalker, theft, undercover, impersonating, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.1
 10K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
 2K
Dark Harbor (1998)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A bickering couple drive fast through a downpour to catch the last ferry to their island retreat. In a flash, they recognize a crumpled body laying at the side of the road after much argument they stop, only to find a young boy battered and bruised. ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, surprise ending, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, island, mind game, mysterious character, dangerous attraction, family in danger, couples, deadly, danger, crimes, couple relations, love triangle ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.1
 101
Backwaters (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A paralyzed woman goes missing after she and her husband travel to India for specialized medical attention.
Style: captivating, exciting, disturbing, sentimental, tense ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, marital problem, emotional abuse, murder of wife, adultery, car accident, murder, false accusation, infidelity, houseboat, englishwoman, sexy woman ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%