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Alexandra's Project (2003)
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Alexandra's Project (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Steve is a man who has it all, a successful career, wonderful children, beautiful home and a loving wife. However, returning to his home after work on his birthday, he finds his house deserted and darkened with almost all the lightbulbs missing, all easy access outside cut off and a videotape waiting for him. Playing that tape, he watches a bizarre and grueling recording in which his wife explains her grievance with him, her reasons for disappearing with the children and her revenge for how he treated her in a way he would never forget.
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, bleak, captivating, enigmatic, tense, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: family relations, birthday, infidelity, vengeance, murder, mind game, family problems, family in crisis, dishonesty, mental illness, husband wife relationship, psychological torture, suburbs, confession, videotaping, revenge, husband, crimes, toys, couples, rivalry, suburban life, crumbling marriage, mentally unstable, sex aid ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, psychological, suspenseful and realistic films with plots about murder, crimes, husband wife relationship, couples, dishonesty, obsession and infidelity mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Alexandra's Project: Borgman (2013), Spider (2002), Irresistible (2006), The Unfaithful Wife (1969), Dream Lover (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Borgman (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Borgman is the central character of this dark, malevolent fable. Is he a dream or a demon, a twisted allegory or an all-too-real embodiment of our fears? Borgman is a sinister arrival in the sealed-off streets of modern suburbia. His presence ...
Style: psychological, surreal, disturbing, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: drifter, mysterious character, dishonesty, family relations, nightmare, manipulation, hidden identity, life turned upside down, supernatural, mystery, terrorizing, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland
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100%
 6.8
 39K
Spider (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mentally disturbed man takes residence in a halfway house. His mind gradually slips back into the realm created by his illness, where he replays a key part of his childhood.
Style: bleak, mind bending, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental illness, childhood trauma, misfit, haunted by the past, murder, mental patient, betrayal, mystery, family relations, infidelity, past, delusion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 50s
Place: europe, london, east end london, england, united kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 5.7
 6K
Irresistible (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A wife and mother is consumed by the thought that her husband's co-worker is trying to win him away from her and their family.
Style: scary, serious, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, infidelity, sex, paranoia, mentally unstable, crimes, fear, seduction, secret, stalking, love and romance, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: melbourne australia, kosovo, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After sixteen years of marriage and four children, Betty Broderick's high-powered attorney husband decides to leave her for a younger woman with whom he's been having an affair. Hurt by his betrayal and feeling helpless against his legal ...
Style: suspense, biting, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, betrayal, society, crumbling marriage, legal, dishonesty, battle of the sexes, life is a bitch, crimes, rivalry, unfulfillment, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Unfaithful Wife (1969)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Insurance executive Charles suspects his wife Hélène of playing the field, so he has a private detective locate his wife's lover, author Victor Pegala. Confronting Victor, Charles tries to adopt an air of indifference, but the conversation ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: infidelity, extramarital affair, investigation, family problems, dishonesty, mystery, couple relations, crumbling marriage, suburban life, love and romance, adultery, murder ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, france, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.2
 5K
Dream Lover (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Ray is young, charming, successful and the owner of a prosperous architect company. However, he has recently gone trough a very painful divorce. His friends try to cheer him up by showing him the positive sides of being single but for Ray marriage ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: adultery, femme fatale, mystery, betrayal, marriage, murder, infidelity, architect, paranoia, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 8.1
 964K
Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, surprise ending, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: missing person, mystery, police investigation, murder mystery, investigation, missing wife, femme fatale, manipulation, disappearance, infidelity, adultery, manipulative woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s, year 2012
Place: usa, missouri, manhattan new york city, new york, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Nobody's Life (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: It all began with a little white lie.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, family relations, couples, family life, dishonesty, love and romance, secret life, love triangle, husband wife relationship, suspicion of adultery, bank ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Death and the Maiden (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A political activist is convinced that her guest is a man who once tortured her for the government.
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, captivating, touching ...
Plot: torture, attempted murder, justice, haunted by the past, doctor, humiliation, mind game, revenge, human nature, dictatorship, couples, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: latin america, chile, south america, barcelona, argentina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Love Thy Neighbor (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Plagued by flashbacks of a violent home invasion, Laura Benson is on the brink of a nervous breakdown. Looking for a fresh start, she and her husband sell their house and relocate to a seemingly idyllic gated community. But, little do the Bensons ...
Style: psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: stalking, mind game, psychopath, haunted by the past, family in danger, obsession, crimes, rivalry, mentally unstable, dishonesty, amateur detective, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.9
 6K
Demonlover (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Mexico
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Two corporations compete for illicit 3D manga pornography, sending spies to infiltrate each other's operations.
Style: erotic, psychological, suspenseful, mind bending, intense ...
Plot: espionage, murder, rivalry, mind game, uninhibited rivalry, workplace situations, rise and fall, dishonesty, corporation, office, couple relations, computers and web ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo, paris france, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.3
 7K
Jindabyne (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Stewart Kane, an Irishman living in the Australian town of Jindabyne, is on a fishing trip in isolated hill country with three other men when they discover the body of a murdered girl in the river. Rather than return to the town immediately, they ...
Style: serious, realistic, twists and turns, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: fishing, murder, police detective, serial killer, countryside, small town, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, couple relations, couples, weekend ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, new south wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.4
 658
Backfire (1987)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mara McAndrew's marriage is falling apart. Her husband, Donnie, a Vietnam veteran, suffers troubling flashbacks about the war, leaving him unresponsive to her needs. Mara wants out, but she also wants Donnie's money. When Mara meets a ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
Plot: cheating wife, murder, inheritance, vietnam veteran, family problems, infidelity, couple relations, manipulation, dangerous attraction, betrayal, unsupportive spouse, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.6
 15K
The Dead Girl (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The clues to a young woman's death come together as the lives of seemingly unrelated people begin to intersect.
Style: psychological, disturbing, bleak, suspenseful, depressing ...
Plot: investigation, murder, missing person, uncover truth, newspaper, family relations, life is a bitch, prostitute, forensics, mystery, vandalism, loss of daughter ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After her son Kevin commits a horrific act, troubled mother Eva reflects on her complicated relationship with her disturbed son as he grew from a toddler into a teenager.
Style: psychological, disturbing, bleak, depressing, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: psychopath, evil child, mother son relationship, antisocial behavior, school shooting, sociopath, depression, family problems, parents and children, family relations, massacre, mass murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, connecticut, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: sexy, serious, realistic, tense, sexual ...
Plot: mind game, murder, infidelity, wedding, family problems, couples, rivalry, love and romance, dishonesty, crimes, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.7
 5K
Lemming (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 129 min.
Story: After the death of his boss's wife, a young engineer faces the sudden psychological metamorphosis of his own wife, seemingly possessed by the soul of the deceased...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: extramarital affair, suburbs, murder, infidelity, cuckold, suicide, love affair, couples, dishonesty, crimes, couple relations, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.6
 884
Obsessed (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman claims she had an affair with a married neurosurgeon and stands trial for allegedly harassing him.
Style: tense, bleak, serious, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: dangerous attraction, obsession, psychiatrist, mind game, mental illness, dishonesty, infidelity, prison, doctor, manipulation, doctors and patients, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 6.8
 123K
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: tense, suspenseful, psychological, scary, intense ...
Plot: obsession, psychopath as protagonist, loner, loneliness, adultery, voyeurism, insanity, cheating, stalker, theft, undercover, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.9
 191K
Enemy (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, Spain, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mild-mannered college professor discovers a look-alike actor and delves into the other man's private affairs.
Style: surreal, twist ending, psychological, bleak, tense ...
Plot: symbolism, paranoia, obsession, mystery, mental illness, delusion, professor, actor, disorder, life turned upside down, mysterious character, lookalikes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.5
 7K
Deceiver (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The gruesome death of a prostitute brings suspicion on one of her clients, James Wayland, a brilliant, self-destructive and epileptic heir to a textile fortune. So detectives Braxton and Kennesaw take Wayland in for questioning, thinking they can ...
Style: twists and turns, surprise ending, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, mind game, police investigation, crimes, justice, prostitute, law enforcement, investigation, rivalry, dishonesty, secret, guilt ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Weight of Water (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A newspaper photographer, Jean, researches the lurid and sensational axe murder of two women in 1873 as an editorial tie-in with a brutal modern double murder. She discovers a cache of papers that appear to give an account of the murders by an ...
Style: sexy, psychological, suspenseful, tense, tricky ...
Plot: investigation, murder, infidelity, mystery, amateur detective, dangerous attraction, family problems, couples, sexual relations, isolation, incest, island ...
Time: 90s, 19th century, 2000s, 1870s, victorian era
Place: new hampshire, norway, europe, usa, new england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Caché (Hidden) (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Austria, Germany, Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A married couple is terrorized by a series of videotapes planted on their front porch.
Style: psychological, disturbing, atmospheric, clever, tense ...
Plot: videotaping, suicide, haunted by the past, surveillance, family in crisis, nightmare, lie, mystery, conscience, dysfunctional family, family secret, childhood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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The Perfect Wife (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Leah's brother dies in a car accident, she vows revenge on the doc who failed to save him.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, revenge, psychopath, femme fatale, serial killer, couples, family problems, dishonesty, crimes, couple relations, infidelity, female psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.6
 2K
Caught (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A middle-aged couple has a drifter enter their lives. The fish-store owners find that the mysterious young man awakens the couple in ways they didn't expect. Things get tense when the drifter begins an affair with the woman of the house.
Style: psychological, serious, sexy, neo noir, twists and turns ...
Plot: family problems, infidelity, murder, betrayal, family business, crimes, drifter, couples, love and romance, cheating wife, bus, jealousy ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.9
 1K
The Sitter (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A prosperous couple find the perfect live-in nanny but soon discover she intends to do her job to deadly perfection.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense, slasher
Plot: nanny, mystery, mind game, family relations, family problems, serial killer, crimes, crumbling marriage, rivalry, female psychopath, murder, neighbor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 8.4
 569K
Oldboy (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: With no clue how he came to be imprisoned, drugged and tortured for 15 years, a desperate businessman seeks revenge on his captors.
Style: bleak, twist ending, psychological, brutal, gloomy ...
Plot: revenge, incest, father daughter incest, vengeance, brother sister incest, mind game, loneliness, confined, older man younger woman relationship, sin, solitary, losing-it hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2003, 20th century ...
Place: korea, south korea, asia, seoul, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.6
 3K
Red Lights (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A cross-country trip turns out to be a nightmare for a troubled couple.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: family problems, crimes, couples, crumbling marriage, murder, traffic jam, hitchhiker, guilt, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, divorce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.9
 9K
Bad Timing (1980)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Alex Linden is a psychiatrist living in Vienna who meets Milena Flaherty though a mutual friend. Though Alex is quite a bit older than Milena, he's attracted to her young, carefree spirit. Despite the fact that Milena is already married, their ...
Style: sexual, erotic, sexy, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: obsession, overdose, nato, psychiatrist, love, extramarital affair, inspector, waiting, nudity (full frontal - brief), couples, destructive relationship, haunted by the past ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: vienna, austria, europe, california, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.8
 14K
The Clearing (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When affluent executive, Wayne Hayes is kidnapped by a disgruntled employee and held for ransom in a forest, Wayne’s wife is forced to reckon with the FBI agents as they negotiate with the kidnapper.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, intense, twists and turns ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, hostage, negotiation, marital problem, marriage, psychopath, fbi, family life, haunted by the past, infidelity, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%