Movies like Bad to the Bone

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Bad to the Bone (1997)
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Bad to the Bone (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A bad girl uses her brother to kill her lover.
Plot: murder, femme fatale, brother sister relationship

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Most similar movies to Bad to the Bone

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about murder, femme fatale, crimes, deadly, investigation, crime and dishonesty mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Bad to the Bone: Friendships, Secrets and Lies (1979), A Crime of Passion (1999), Murder: By Reason of Insanity (1985), Deadly Vows (2017), Don't Tempt the Devil (1963). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Friendships, Secrets and Lies (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Six former sorority sisters are suspected of murder when a baby's skeleton is found in the ruins of the sorority house.
Plot: murder, female bonding, sorority, friendship between women, female friendship, all female cast, women
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95%
A Crime of Passion (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a physician is murdered, his eldest daughter is accused of the crime, but the man's seductive new wife may not be all that she appears.
Style: suspense
Plot: murder, stepmother, false accusations, doctor, mystery, tied to a chair, false accusation of murder, bound and gagged, husband wife relationship, physician, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, death ...
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76%
Murder: By Reason of Insanity (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A crime drama dircted by Anthony Page.
Plot: murder, domestic violence, immigrants, terror, fear, husband wife relationship, polish american, insanity, nurse, judge, ex husband ex wife relationship
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63%
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Deadly Vows (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Pastry chef Helena poisons men who don't meet her high standards. Her fiancé Charlie has nothing to worry about, at least until his sister Becca becomes suspicious of Helena's culinary killing past. It's up to Becca to save Charlie ...
Style: twists and turns
Plot: female serial killer, murder, brother sister relationship, engagement, jealousy, schizophrenia, wedding ceremony, mental health, plot twist, female killer, drugged food, mental institution ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Don't Tempt the Devil (1963)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A lovely young nurse finds herself framed for the murder of a hospital patient who died after she administered an injection.
Plot: adultery, lawyer, murder, will, cynicism, trial, interrogation, injection, femme fatale, nurse
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Partners in Crime (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Gene Reardon (Hauer) is a twice-divorced police detective who lives with his daughter. When a well-heeled local man is kidnapped, the FBI is called in, which introduces Longsworth (played by Paulina Porizkova). Longsworth happens to have been ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, femme fatale, special agents, private detective, investigation, uncover truth, who done it, law enforcement, deadly, crime, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Crime and Punishment (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 200 min.
Story: John Simm stars in this adaptation of Dostoyevsky's tragic masterpiece - a profound drama of redemption and a thrilling detective story of the soul.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: murder
Time: 19th century
Place: st. petersburg russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Stranger Within a Woman (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Tashiro (Keiju Kobayashi) coincidentally meets his best friend Sugimoto (Tatsuya Mihashi) in a bar very close to the apartment in which Sugimoto’s wayward wife is found dead. Although Tashiro is not a suspect in the police investigation, he is ...
Plot: confession, murder, strangulation, strangled to death
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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She Made Them Do It (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "She Made Them Do It" follows the twisted life of Sarah Pender (Jenna Dewan-Tatum) a charismatic, intelligent young woman who would become one of the country’s most sought after fugitives.
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, psychological, realistic
Plot: murder, prison, prison escape, runaway, femme fatale, manipulation, investigation, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, convict, escaped prisoner
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
3 Acts of Murder (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1928 Arthur Upfield, Australia’s premier crime writer, plotted the perfect murder for his novel The Sands of Windee. Meanwhile, one of his friends, stockman Snowy Rowles, put the scheme into deadly effect, even before the book was published. ...
Plot: murder, missing person, truck, camel, investigation, writers
Time: year 1929
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Crosscurrent (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two San Francisco detectives investigating a murder committed on one of the city's famous cable cars discover that the victim was the son of a shipping tycoon. The trail leads to a drug dealer, a shady physician and a nervous police captain
Plot: murder, police detective, cable car, hitman, drug dealer, black cop, business tycoon
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Versace Murder (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This docu-drama focuses on the true story of the murder of fashion designer Gianni Versace by alleged serial killer Andrew Cunanan.
Plot: gay interest, serial murder, murder, serial killer, fbi, male prostitute
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.1
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Trapped (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The suicide was easy, getting away with everything else could be murder.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: femme fatale, protagonist as suspect, manhunt, legal investigation, mind game, law enforcement, dishonesty, betrayal, danger, deadly, crumbling marriage, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Fragments (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A psychotic man opens fire in a diner, murdering numerous people before killing himself. The survivors struggle in different ways following this horrendous event: a doctor doubts his own instincts and elects to use an experimental medical procedure ...
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful, contemplative
Plot: group of strangers, mentally unstable, haunted by the past, destiny, murder, deadly, crimes, survival, family relations, hitman, post traumatic stress, diner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Murder in Mississippi (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1964, members of the Ku Klux Klan murdered three Civil Rights workers who had traveled to the South to encourage African-American voter registration. Examines the last three weeks in the lives of the slain activists.
Plot: civil rights, murder, racial prejudice, racial, deep south, racism, racial violence, racial discrimination, civil rights movement, domestic terrorism, interracial relations, interracial friendship ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: southern usa, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Judge and Jake Wyler (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A retired lady judge runs a private detective agency, helped by an ex-con and various parolees.
Plot: murder, detective agency, ex convict, private detective, probation
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.0
 3K
Deadfall (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After he accidentally kills his father, Mike, during a sting, Joe tries to carry out Mike's dying wish by recovering valuables that Mike's twin brother Lou stole from him years earlier. But Uncle Lou is also a confidence artist, and Joe is ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, neo noir, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: twins, murder, gangsters, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, cons and scams, crime gone awry, crime, crimes, greed, uncle nephew relationship, last wish ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Preppie Murder (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is the story of a young woman who was found dead. Now the police investigate, and evidence points to a man she was seen leaving a party with. Now when questioned, he claims that her death was accidental, as a result of rough sex. Now her family ...
Plot: crimes of passion, trial, death, park, police, murder, sex
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The Todd Killings (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on the true story of '60s thrill-killer Charles Schmidt ("The Pied Piper of Tucson"), Skipper Todd (Robert F. Lyons) is a charismatic 23-year old who charms his way into the lives of high school kids in a small California town. ...
Style: splatter
Plot: serial killer, teenager, murder, teenage girl, repressed homosexual, sex, police, high school, small town, homosexual, drugs, death ...
Place: california, arizona, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Victim of Desire (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An SEC agent investigating $70M in missing funds and a murdered businessman gets involved with the man's wife.
Style: erotic, twists and turns
Plot: murder, prime suspect, car accident, desire, female nudity, shower, sex, erotica, plot twist, blonde woman, sex scene, nipples ...
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40%
The Woman to be Hanged (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Directed by Basar Sabuncu.
Plot: voyeurism, murder, dysfunctional marriage, young woman, old man, planned murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Rhino (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: An NFL veteran who's become a college-town drug kingpin takes in a protégé, but eventually the relationship turns volatile and deadly.
Plot: restaurant owner, vegetarian, party, meth lab, weed, violence, crime boss, femme fatale
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Assignment to Kill (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A private eye is hired by an insurance company to investigate a shipping magnate suspected of deliberately sinking his own ships for the insurance money. He finds himself involved in a web of deception, double-crossing and murder.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: murder, private investigator, cons and scams, betrayal, private detective, dishonesty, investigation, deadly, law enforcement, crime, undercover, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: switzerland, europe, zurich switzerland, swiss alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Bound by Lies (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Detecive Max Garrett is assigned to protect the sultry photographer Laura Cross from a ruthless killer, he has no idea what he's in for. The more involved Garrett gets in the case, the more attracted he is to Cross, but as they get closer, ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: murder, photographer, dangerous attraction, reluctant partners, uncover truth, police investigation, deadly, dishonesty, serial killer, betrayal, manipulation, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Beautiful & Twisted (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Following the murder of hotel heir Ben Novack Jr., police focus their investigation on his wife, Narcy.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, crimes, couples, danger, deadly, psychopath, husband wife relationship, crime, investigation, rivalry, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, miami
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37%
Judgment Day: The John List Story (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The pious John List regularly goes to church and is respected by his neighbours. But one day the police finds his wife Helen and their three children slayed in their house - obviously by John, who left two letters for the police and his priest and ...
Plot: church, police, murder, debt, domineering mother, murder of family, new identity, fired from the job, murder investigation, dead children, child murder investigation, religion ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Regular Woman (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hatun "Aynur" Sürücü, a vibrant young Turkish woman and mother is murdered at 23 by her youngest brother in an honor killing. Forced into an abusive arranged marriage with a cousin in Istanbul at 16 by her devout Muslim family, Anyur ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, suspense, rough
Plot: brother sister relationship, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, hijab, life is a bitch, muslim, female protagonist, teenage pregnancy, single mother, father daughter relationship, murder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: year 2005
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Kansas City Massacre (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Gangsters free one of their colleagues being escorted to prison and kill several FBI agents and local police officers in the attempt. FBI agent Melvin Purvis puts together a special squad to track down and capture the men responsible.
Plot: bandit, gunfight, gangsters, murder, criminal gang, fbi, gangster
Place: kansas city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Girl with a Bracelet (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lise (16 years old) is accused of murdering her best friend. As the trial starts, her parents stand right by her side. But once her secret life is revealed in court, the truth becomes indistinguishable.
Plot: murder, teenage girl, murder trial, parent child relationship, trial, teenager, lawyer, judge, courtroom, female protagonist, beach, toolbox ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Third Degree Burn (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A down-and-out private eye (Treat Williams) gets too close to the wife (Virginia Madsen) of a rich man (Richard Masur) soon found dead.
Plot: private investigator, false accusation, frame up, adultery, murder, escape, private detective, femme fatale, ex cop, car trouble
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%