Movies like Dark Desire 2012

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Dark Desire (2012)
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Dark Desire (2012)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young man desperate to be connected to the people close to him resorts to devious measures to achieve that desire
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, disturbing, realistic
Plot: family in danger, investigation, murder, crimes, couples, love affair, dishonesty, uncover truth, sociopath, obsession, relationship problems, lifetime, criminal, desire, chase, family problems, older woman younger man sex, age difference, infidelity, strong female presence, dangerous attraction, dealing with death, cheating wife, grieving mother, college roommate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and tense films with plots about crimes, danger, murder, investigation, deadly, dishonesty and mystery mostly in Thriller, Crime and Mystery genres. Some movies like Dark Desire: The Contractor (2013), Megachurch Murder (2015), The Killing Game (2011), Living with the Enemy (2005), A Private Affair (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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
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Megachurch Murder (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After popular and charismatic megachurch leader Hamilton Spears commits suicide, his teenage daughter Hannah's life goes off the rails. The only thing keeping her together is her new boyfriend, Oliver. When she finds evidence pointing to a ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, clergy, uncover truth, amateur detective, dishonesty, youth, crimes, society, lifetime, teenager, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Killing Game (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eve Duncan is contacted, 10 years after the disappearance and murder of her 7-year-old daughter Bonnie, by a man claiming to be her killer. Taunted by his clues about Bonnie's case and his threats to kill again, she throws herself into her ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, crimes, track down, mystery, haunted by the past, lifetime, murder, death, strong female presence, riddles and clues, foster home ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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57%
Living with the Enemy (2005)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Smart, sexy Allison can't help but fall in love with Philip, a dashing software billionaire, and they quickly marry. But soon this new bride begins to think her hubby was involved in the mysterious death of his first wife. This suspicious ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, twists and turns
Plot: mystery, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, investigation, woman in danger, couples, couple relations, crimes, intrigue, dishonesty, lifetime, computer system ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Fjällbacka Murders: In the Eye of the Beholder (2012)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Erica's sister Anna is visiting at the same time as the TV program "Antiques cubed" is in town to record at the castle in Fjällbacka. When Anna runs into the TV host for the show, Claes Wager, sparks quickly evolve into a flirt ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, murder, amateur detective, love affair, crimes, family relations, couples, strong female presence, siblings relations, love and romance, deadly, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
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A Private Affair (2002)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Divorced private detective Francois Maneri is assigned by his agency to investigate the disappearance of Rachel, a young student who has been missing for six months. After interviewing Rachel's family, friends and classmates, Francois is ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, neo noir, suspense ...
Plot: missing person, dishonesty, mystery, crimes, obsession, murder, investigation, private detective, private investigator, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In order to see magic idol Krell Darius perform his world-famous magic act, a beautiful aspiring young-magician, Tatiana, travels from New York to Las Vegas with her closest friends, BFFs, Elena and Vera. As the layers of illusion unfold, so too do ...
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Ties That Bind (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hope finds herself leaving the comfort of her suburban life for New York City in order to settle the affairs of her best friend Rachel who has just been murdered. Little does she know that she is being sucked into a vortex of intrigue, where nothing ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: murder, investigation, mystery, intrigue, rivalry, crimes, amateur detective, criminal, woman with a gun, lifetime, strong female presence, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Hazing Secret (2014)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Megan loses her long term memory in an accident she had five years ago as a sorority girl. Every night, she has the same dream of a party and the death of a sister. When she's invited to a Greek reunion, she realizes it wasn't just a dream.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: investigation, obsession, memory loss, intrigue, uncover truth, dishonesty, ritual, therapy, lifetime, crimes, mockery, college ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Restitution (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A true crime writer investigating a small town murder spree uncovers the devastating truth that changes the town forever.
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.2
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Clean Break (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dramatic thriller about a couple who own an advertising agency. The husband apparently commits suicide, but the police and the insurance company decide to investigate his death.
Style: tense, twists and turns, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Beautiful & Twisted (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, suspense ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Terrible Angels (2012)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Detective Ben Nolan is sent to investigate the story of a convicted prostitute and known drug dealer Linda Grossel. Linda explains that she was kidnapped and held captive for weeks. As the investigation unfolds, Linda's sanity is put to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.4
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Awakened (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Samantha believes that her father murdered her mother. In her exhausting search for the truth about her young mother's untimely death 14 years earlier, Samantha receives help from beyond the grave.
Style: tense, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
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49%
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Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
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 4.5
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Pendulum (2001)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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48%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
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48%
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47%
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47%
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47%
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 4.7
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45%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.6
 2K
Bloodline (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
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Duration: 116 min.
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44%
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