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Backwaters (2006)
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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: exciting, captivating, disturbing, scary, tense, sentimental, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: marital problem, husband wife relationship, infidelity, adultery, murder, car accident, false accusation, murder of wife, emotional abuse, sex, erotica, writers, female nudity, unfaithful husband, fisherman, massage, sexy woman, half brother, waterfall, arrest, police arrest, englishman, englishwoman, wheelchair, affair ...
Place: india

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, tense, suspense and realistic films with plots about murder, husband wife relationship, infidelity, dishonesty, adultery, couples and obsession mostly in Thriller, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like Backwaters: The Scent of Blood (2004), The Perfect Neighbor (2005), Locked In (2010), Kept (2001), Telling Lies (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Scent of Blood (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A couple of bourgeois intellectuals, Carlo and Silvia are married for twenty years. But they wearily live their relationship separately; while she lives in their original flat in Rome, he lives with a young lover, Lù from time to time in his house ...
Style: suspense, captivating, exciting, tense
Plot: unfaithful wife, cuckold, husband wife relationship, tragic event, neo nazi, divorce, sex, cuckolded husband, psycho sexual, morgue, sex in a bathtub, wet dream ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Perfect Neighbor (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In Kansas City, the deranged middle-age Donna Germaine stabs and kills her lover, when he calls off their relationship to stay with his wife. Donna uses an excuse to move to the house of her aunt, and she becomes obsessed in their neighbor, the ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, suspenseful, complex
Plot: obsession, femme fatale, husband wife relationship, murder, betrayal, marriage, neighbor, attraction, starting over, marital problem
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.9
 703
Locked In (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Josh leaves his advertising career at its peak, everyone wants either to be him or to have him. A car accident will leave his daughter in a strange coma and when everyone has given up she starts communicating with him, or is he going mad?
Style: suspenseful, realistic, touching, suspense
Plot: losing-it hero, heroes, deadly, adultery, infidelity, husband wife relationship, marital separation, father daughter relationship, little girl, car accident, old love, advertising ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.4
 282
Kept (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Dead bodies are piling up, and the leads the two LA homicide cops have point to Barbara, business manager for a successful architectural firm she runs with her husband Lance. The dead men were interns at the firm, and each of them was Barbara's ...
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, psychological, tense ...
Plot: investigation, erotica, murder, serial killer, police, architect, murder suspect, undressing, lust, corpse, sex scene, sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 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 ⇓
62%
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, unfulfillment, love triangle, obsession, love affair, vengeance, couple relations, wedding, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, murder, dangerous attraction, manipulations, seduction, neighbor, greed, erotic thriller, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.3
 1K
Coffin Rock (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, UK, New Zealand
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman unable to conceive a child with her husband, despite years of trying, makes the drunken mistake of sleeping with a young stranger. The stranger then goes to terrifying lengths to prove his paternity.
Style: tense, serious, psychological, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, date night
Plot: stalking, pregnancy, obsession, infidelity, danger, couples, small town, husband wife relationship, suspicion, deadly, couple relations, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 6.0
 772
Complicity (2000)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Local journalist, Cameron Colley writes articles that are idealistic, from the viewpoint of the underdog. A twisted serial killer seems to have some motives. His brutal murders are also committed on behalf of the underdog. The stories begin to merge ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: journalism, serial killer, murder, uncover truth, false accusation, police detective, protagonist as suspect, investigation, frame up, deadly, gory, betrayal ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Deadly Adoption (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Things go awry when an author and his wife welcome a pregnant woman into their home, with plans to adopt her baby.
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: adoption, baby, married couple, husband wife relationship, pregnancy, adultery, obsession, pregnant woman, family in danger, mother daughter relationship, murder, surrogate mother ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.6
 50K
Arbitrage (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A troubled hedge fund magnate, desperate to complete the sale of his trading empire, makes an error that forces him to turn to an unlikely person for help.
Style: suspenseful, tense, twists and turns, serious, realistic ...
Plot: corporate crimes, infidelity, police investigation, manager, moral dilemma, dishonesty, downfall, corporate world, cover-up, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.4
 541
Retina (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young woman participates in a medical study. After a series of nightmares and unusual side effects, the line between dreams and reality is blurred. She finds herself on the run from those involved, desperate to uncover the truth.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, contemplative, tense ...
Plot: infidelity, terrorism, adultery, extramarital affair, mind control, husband wife relationship, revenge, lie, stalking, chase, torture, cheating ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.4
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Jurm (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Avinash Malhotra (Bobby Deol) is married to Sanjana (Lara Dutta). One night Sanjana is murdered, and Avinash is arrested for the murder of his wife.
Style: suspense, enigmatic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: false accusation, arrest, paranoia, trial, suspicion, faked death, lawyer, uncover truth, adultery, murder of wife, husband wife relationship, runaway ...
Place: malaysia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 2K
Final Cut (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of friends gather for a wake, and are shown a video shot by Jude (Jude Law) and starring them before he dies. Things go rapidly downhill.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, cynical, clever ...
Plot: murder, friends, crimes, dishonesty, infidelity, violence, investigation, greed, love and romance, danger, mother daughter relationship, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.9
 626
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, sexy, tense, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, murder, nightclub, who done it, dangerous attraction, love affair, love and romance, mysterious character, femme fatale, manipulations, crimes, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 ⇓
36%
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: unfaithful wife, infidelity, extramarital affair, investigation, cheating wife, dishonesty, family problems, mystery, couple relations, crumbling marriage, love and romance, suburban life ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, versailles, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.9
 353
I Am Handyman (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Daniel is a young and ambitious real estate agent with a view to becoming a partner in the company. Along with the boss' wife Marie, he dares to spend a secret and passionate weekend in a luxurious archipelago house which he is supposed to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, danger, sexual relations, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex scene, weekend, realtor, dishonesty, sexual content, blonde, tied to a chair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe, europe, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Tunnel (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a truck crashes inside a tunnel, people on their way home for Christmas are brutally trapped in a deadly fire. With a blizzard raging outside, and the first responders struggling to get to the accident, it's every man for himself.
Style: disturbing, suspense, tense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: rescue, deadly, survival, danger, tunnel, firefighter, mountain, smoking, catastrophe, life & death, youth, car accident ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.2
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Final Recourse (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A wealthy high powered woman suffers a horrible tragedy after which she descends into substance abuse,turning her back on her family. She later discovers that someone close to her may be behind her subsequent abduction and kidnapping.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: addiction, life turned upside down, car accident, faked death, home invasion, kidnapping, husband wife relationship, abduction, crimes, confined, crime, crime gone awry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.3
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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: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, captivating, twist ending ...
Plot: obsessive love, stalker, obsession, psychopath, husband wife relationship, murder, infatuation, delusion, honeymoon, one night stand, power cut, bridesmaid ...
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.8
 115K
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, dedication ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.9
 152
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: serial killer, mysterious character, dangerous attraction, obsession, who done it, love affair, manipulation, mind game, manipulations, murder, couples, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, revenge, serial killer, femme fatale, psychopath, family problems, couples, infidelity, couple relations, crime, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, infidelity, adultery, extramarital affair, obsession, crimes of passion, family in danger, sexualized violence, dishonesty, danger, dangerous attraction, terrorizing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
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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, twists and turns, tense, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, drifter, murder, fish market, betrayal, family business, family problems, crimes, couples, love and romance, bus, jealousy ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
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Paper Mask (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A lowly hospital orderly impersonates a recently deceased doctor and goes to work in the busy ER of a small hospital where he meets and befriends a nurse who slowly figures out his secret and helps him maintain his charade.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, realistic, serious ...
Plot: hospital, mysterious character, dishonesty, race against time, deadly, investigation, hidden identity, danger, mind game, protagonist as suspect, crimes, power relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 23K
Calibre (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two lifelong friends head up to an isolated Scottish Highlands village for a weekend hunting trip that descends into a never-ending nightmare as they attempt to cover up a horrific hunting accident.
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: hunting, paranoia, accident, village, drinking, drug use, drinking alcohol, murder, danger, buddies, pub, hotel ...
Time: 21st century
Place: scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Desire and Deception (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After succumbing to a night of passion with gorgeous Kate Collins, married Eric Roarke discovers the mysterious temptress won't give him up easily. Eric's life spirals out of control as Kate's increasingly possessive behavior ...
Style: sexploitation film, suspense, suspenseful, tense
Plot: stalking, femme fatale, murder, sexploitation, life turned upside down, obsession, adultery, husband wife relationship, danger, erotica, nipples, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.4
 541
Devious Nanny (2018)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman tries to protect her family after her husband has an affair with their nanny. As her husband's co-workers are killed, she discovers everything is not what it appears to be.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: nanny, infidelity, murder, family, danger, adulterous husband, family problems, haunted by the past, parenthood, unfaithful husband, obsession, adultery ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%