Movies like Stranger Within

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Stranger Within (2013)
 3.7
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Stranger Within (2013)
Original name: The Stranger Within
Genre: Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a traumatic ordeal, acclaimed actress Emily Moore and her psychiatrist husband, Robert, escape on a relaxing vacation to a gorgeous remote Mediterranean island. But on the first night at the house, a young girl arrives, blood on her hands and hysterical from the death of her boyfriend in a hiking accident. Robert offers to take in and help the young girl, but her suggestive behavior makes Emily wonder if she might be a threat to their marriage... or her life.
Style: scary, realistic, twists and turns, serious, exciting, captivating
Plot: island, mind game, couple relations, uninvited guest, couples, confined, destructive relationship, danger, dishonesty, woman in danger, sexual content, suicide, psychiatrist, infidelity, foot chase, hallucination, erotic thriller, adultery, graphic violence, manipulations, manipulation, rivalry, unfulfillment, profanity, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and tense films with plots about crimes, danger, couples, murder, dishonesty, deadly and rivalry mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Stranger Within: Playing House (2011), Scorned (2013), The Truth (2010), Love Sick Love (2012), Shelter Island (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.1
 511
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 ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: infidelity, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, obsession, manipulation, manipulations, friends, uninvited guest, danger, power relations, couples, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.7
 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: infidelity, vengeance, dishonesty, rivalry, psychopath, isolation, couple relations, manipulation, confined, manipulations, lake or river, river ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 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, tense, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: hostage, heist, couples, confined, betrayal, crimes, danger, dishonesty, vengeance, home invasion, mind game, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.0
 515
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: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: isolation, dangerous attraction, danger, confined, psychopath, couples, female psychopath, country house, weekend, holiday, obsession, held captive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 4.0
 763
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, stalking, mysterious character, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.6
 341
Poker Run (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Robert (Bertie Higgins) and Allan (J.D. Rudometkin) decide to add some excitement to their lives by taking up Harley riding. But things go south when two psychopathic bikers (Robert Thorne and Jay Wisell) kidnap their wives (Debra Hopkins and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: psychopath, desert, gang, couple relations, buddies, deadly, danger, confined, mind game, crimes, motorcycle chase, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Her Name Is Carla (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two strangers refuse to leave the seaside home of a couple, which leads to sexual tension and crime.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: mind game, danger, couples, couple relations, adultery, husband wife relationship, stranger, nudity (full frontal - brief), rape, domestic disturbance, rivalry, indoor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: zimbabwe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.3
 402
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, suspense ...
Plot: computers and web, femme fatale, extramarital affair, murder, dishonesty, technophobia, protagonist as suspect, deadly, danger, sexual content, voyeurism, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 3.8
 209
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: serious, twists and turns, psychological, surreal, captivating ...
Plot: femme fatale, neo noir, love triangle, couples, strong sexual content, power relations, danger, dishonesty, infidelity, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), lust ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.4
 74
Zoom Hunting (2010)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Yang Ruyi (32), a fashion magazine photographer, lives with her elder sister Yang Ruxing (33), a rational, introverted detective fiction author. Ruyi has inadvertently photographed a couple making madly passionately love. Few days later in a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, twists and turns
Plot: murder, amateur detective, family relations, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, couples, voyeurism, infidelity, adultery, siblings relations, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.8
 162
Telling Lies (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The morning after the night before, a rapid spiral of disastrous telephone calls chart the certain ruin of young Phil's day as he attempts to fib his way out of one scrape after another. Told entirely in animated captions.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, mystery, rivalry, couples, infidelity, who done it, law enforcement, crimes, hidden identity, investigation, life turned upside down, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.4
 1K
The Employer (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five highly qualified applicants interview for a coveted job with the Carcharias Corporation, a powerful conglomerate whose business practices are shrouded in mystery. On the night before the last round of interviews, they are all kidnapped and ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, confined, danger, rivalry, contests and competitions, survival, kidnapping, death, corporate crimes
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.0
 559
Missing (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Hyeon-jeong's sister is missing and she fears for the worst. Via her sister's cellphone, Hyeon-jeong learns that her sister stayed in a countryside vaillage. She goes to the village to find her sister and stops at the local police station ...
Style: rough, disturbing, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: kidnapping, serial killer, rape, confined, investigation, missing person, psychopath, sexual abuse, woman in danger, danger, crimes, search ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: suspenseful, sexy, tense, realistic, rough ...
Plot: hotel, murder, danger, dangerous attraction, fall in love, couples, deadly, couple relations, love and romance, blackmail, sex scene, erotic thriller ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.6
 344
True True Lie (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After 12 years in an asylum, as she is reunited with friends and family, Dana begins to realize the events that led to her stay there may not have been imaginary.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic ...
Plot: murder, mind game, woman in danger, haunted by the past, mental illness, teenage life, youth, supernatural, deadly, best friends, mentally unstable, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Y/N: You Lie, You Die (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On the surface, Kate and Jack, late 20's, are happy. But like everyone, they carry secrets that neither of them is prepared to reveal. After their wedding, they wake from a deep, dark sleep, each alone in a sealed room with no doors or windows, ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious ...
Plot: captivity, psychological torture, couples, confined, danger, isolation, marriage, cell, trust, mind game, hidden truth, secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.5
 1K
Games (1967)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 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: twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: mind game, manipulation, murder, infidelity, cons and scams, couples, graphic violence, crimes, deadly, manipulations, mystery, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.1
 175
Sleeper's Wake (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In a secluded cove on the South African coast, a middle-aged writer grieving the deaths of his wife and daughter is drawn into an affair with an alluring teenage girl who is grappling with demons of her own, in this gripping psychological thriller ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: dangerous attraction, danger, couples, destructive relationship, isolation, older man younger woman relationship, loss of wife, sex scene, nudity (full frontal - brief), dealing with death, sexual content, settlement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 314
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, realistic, tense
Plot: missing person, infidelity, captivity, dishonesty, family problems, secret place, rivalry, crumbling marriage, vengeance, confined, isolation, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Imaginary Friend (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: During her traumatic childhood with an abusive father, Emma relied on an imaginary friend for strength. She is now an artist struggling with mental illness living with her apparently loving husband, Brad. But when Emma's imaginary friend starts ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: mental illness, psychiatrist, medication, losing-it hero, haunted by the past, mind game, crimes, couple relations, couples, family relations, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.8
 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, danger, crimes, trapped, gangsters, rivalry, escapades, smuggling, new house ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Accidental Witness (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Victor Sandeman is a senior partner with Brunel Global Securities. He is experiencing major financial problems, ones that can be solved if the planned $100 million merger of the company takes place. However, the company's owner, Raymond Brunel, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, exciting
Plot: murder, crime gone awry, disorder, crimes, danger, dishonesty, workplace intrigue, workplace, deadly, cop witness relations, witnessing a crime, wrong place wrong time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Art of Murder (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An abused wife (Joanna Pacula) turns to another man and becomes the victim of a blackmailer.
Style: twists and turns, sexual, suspenseful, sexy, tense ...
Plot: murder, love and romance, dishonesty, couples, graphic violence, protagonist as suspect, danger, love triangle, dangerous attraction, couple relations, infidelity, love affair ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 3.5
 593
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, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: betrayal, murder, infidelity, breakup, crimes, danger, couples, rivalry, couple relations, obsession, jealousy, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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, confined, danger, honeymoon, insanity, wilderness, vengeance, newlyweds, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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: tense, realistic, sexy, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: infidelity, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, betrayal, obsession, mind game, manipulations, rivalry, crimes, dishonesty, manipulation, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.6
 218
Isolation (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this eerie hospital chiller, a medical student wakes up in an isolation room, gravely ill with no idea how she got there or how to get out. Trying to make sense of her plight and save herself, she finds the hospital staff distinctly unhelpful.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, enigmatic, realistic
Plot: confined, isolation, danger, hospital, medical student, abduction, murder, woman in danger, medical malpractice, eyeglasses, garden, orderly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.4
 315
Twist of Fate (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A beautiful attorney's hunt for a serial killer is frustrated by his accomplice's twisted scheme to keep the killer free at all costs
Style: psychological, rough, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, law enforcement, legal investigation, mind game, danger, criminal heroes, twins, psychopath, power relations, bait, dishonesty, slasher ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.4
 760
Below Zero (2011)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When Jack (Edward Furlong) is in danger of missing a deadline, his manager orders him to take whatever measures are needed to complete his screenplay. Jack locks himself in a slaughterhouse freezer but discovers that his inner demons are keeping him ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: writer's life, losing-it hero, isolation, serial killer, confined, danger, race against time, deadly, one last chance, figment, gory, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.7
 420
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: manipulation, manipulations, infidelity, dangerous attraction, danger, dishonesty, femme fatale, love affair, frame up, murder, airport, airplane ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%