Movies like The Beneficiary

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The Beneficiary (1997)
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The Beneficiary (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Lust, desire and money motivate a greedy woman to murder her philandering rich husband.
Plot: rough sex, crime investigation, corruption, murder, seduction, conspiracy, deception, adultery, anal sex

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, serious and realistic films with plots about murder, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), seduction, corruption, death and dishonesty mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Beneficiary: Friends 'Til the End (1997), Tender Loving Care (1973), Psychout for Murder (1969), Over the Edge (2012), Careful What You Wish For (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Friends 'Til the End (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Heather and Suzanne were childhood friends, both singers, who have always been competing against each other. The insecure Suzanne, who usually lost all the competitions, grows emotionally disturbed and hyper-competitive and carrying a grudge against ...
Plot: murder, deception, obsession, seduction, sorority, stage fright, college life, rock band
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Tender Loving Care (1973)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Teenage nurses give love therapy. Lots of action when they try to straighten out the corrupt hospital staff.
Plot: nurse, hospital, drug addiction, murder, corruption, sex, female nudity, orderly, exploitation, blackmail, shower, doctor
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Psychout for Murder (1969)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mario consigns his girlfriend Licia to a whorehouse for an evening in order to get the photographic goods to blackmail her father with. To get her out of the way, Licia is then consigned to a mental hospital by her father.
Plot: murder, mental institution, mental breakdown, whodunit, family relations, seduction, corruption, brothel, injustice, greed, sister sister relationship, father daughter relationship ...
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Over the Edge (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Just as David and Freja arrive at their newly bought country house close to the Cliffs of Møn the harmony is disturbed by an inexplicably suicide. When David realizes that their new craftsman Roar is linked to the person who fell of the cliff he ...
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: crime investigation, conspiracy, murder, mental illness, forced suicide, mental breakdown, suicide note, danger, couples, mental institution, cheating fiancee, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century
Place: denmark
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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 ⇓
32%
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Nowhere to Run (1989)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Rural Texas, 1960 -- An age of good times and innocence, when growing up was supposed to be easy. Six high school seniors know the terrible secret that will make the difference in the biggest election in the county's history. Now they must make ...
Plot: election, teenager, small town, high school, coming of age, corruption, sheriff, secret, murder, jail, smuggler
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: texas
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31%
Body of Evidence (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sizzingly sexy Madonna leads a star-filled cast in this erotic thriller as a woman accused of killing a wealthy, elderly man through her insatiable sexual prowess.
Style: erotic, rough, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, crime, infidelity, seduction, femme fatale, dedicated lawyer, crimes, manipulation, power relations, dangerous attraction, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: portland oregon
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31%
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Indiscreet (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A case involving adultery, money and murder threatens a private eye's sobriety.
Plot: murder, investigation, insurance, private detective, framed for murder, murder suspect, wife murders husband, white male black female relationship, pistol, husband wife relationship, interracial romance, widow ...
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29%
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Before He Wakes (1998)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Initially cleared of "accidentally" killing her husband, an idyllic wife and mother comes under suspicion when police learn that her first husband also perished under similar circumstances. As the investigation unfolds, it becomes clear ...
Plot: murder, black widow, extramarital affair, life insurance, true crime, greed, husband wife relationship, family relations, divorce, shot in the head, deception, basketball coach ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Cypress Edge (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Reeling from the news of his sister's suicide, Beau McCammon returns home to his family after a long absence. His father, who has just barely won another term as senator, doesn't take things well when Beau approaches him with the sinking ...
Plot: hit and run, heart attack, wheelchair bound, senator, charity, explosive, fbi, screaming, tape recording, boat chase, wheelchair, semiautomatic pistol ...
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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City Hall (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The accidental shooting of a boy in New York leads to an investigation by the Deputy Mayor, and unexpectedly far-reaching consequences.
Style: tense, realistic, thought provoking, suspense, talky ...
Plot: investigation, political corruption, conspiracy, police, mayor, crimes, uncover truth, society, corruption, murder, mafia, idealism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, harlem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
What We Did That Night (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ex-con Henry (Rick Schroder) returns to town after being released from prison and contacts his old college frat members about a murder that they committed years earlier. They have to return to move the body to a new location before it is ...
Plot: murder, revenge, friendship, secret, prank, grave digging, ex convict, dark secret, corpse, mockery, digging a grave
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Parallax View (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ambitious reporter, investigating a senator's assassination, realizes witnesses to the shooting are systematically dying and discovers a multi-million dollar corporation which serves as a front for the recruitment of political assassins.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: politics, political conspiracy, senator, investigation, corruption, murder, assassination, political corruption, undercover, reporter, political intrigue, media ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: seattle, los angeles, usa, seattle washington, united states ...
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26%
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Tick Tock (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stunning trophy wife Rachel Avery is stuck in a cold, loveless marriage with her millionaire husband, Holden. So when Holden goes away on a trip, Rachel hooks up with her close friend Carla, and the two hatch a plan to murder Holden and collect on ...
Style: rough, erotic, tense, sexy, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, private detective, betrayal, power relations, couples, deadly, infidelity, femme fatale, sex, blackmail, cons and scams, who done it ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Bricklayers (1976)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When a worker is found murdered on the construction side, the investigation swiftly turns from things criminal to the political circumstances surrounding the building itself. Widespread corruption and neglect by the builder himself are seen to have ...
Plot: murder, investigation, police brutality, janitor, death, corruption, poverty
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Le monte-charge (1962)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a Christmas night, an ex-convict ,Robert Herbin, meets a beautiful Italian married woman Marthe Drévet ,who has got a lot of things to hide . She lives in an old house ,the first floor of which is a big workshop where a service elevator leads to ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, deception, police, parisian suburb, christmas tree, murder disguised as suicide, christmas, corpse, elevator, christmas eve, little girl ...
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The Feminine Touch (1995)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jenny Baron (Paige Turco) is a beautiful investigative reporter swept into a deadly conspiracy that reaches to the highest levels of the government. When she is assigned to get the story of charismatic Presidential candidate Senator Ashton (George ...
Plot: conspiracy, secret agents, female reporter, secret agent, presidential candidate, tied up, computer disc, political intrigue, murder, attempted drowning, bathtub
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Blind Man's Bluff (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A blind professor is accused by the police of killing his neighbor and must clear his name by finding the murderer.
Plot: neighbor, murder, blindness, suspect, accident, runaway
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Wolf Lake (1980)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Canadian film where in ex-marine Steiger, unhinged by the death of his son in Vietnam, terrorizes a young couple
Plot: deserter, murder, lake, war veteran, rape, revenge plot, revenge, hunting, nudity (full frontal - brief), hit over the head with a bottle, seaplane, breaking a bottle over someone's head ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Sinful (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: An unhappily married young woman plots to steal the unborn baby of her single and pregnant next door neighbor by befriending her and waiting for the right time to act. Lilith is a young woman who longs for having a family and the perfect child. But ...
Style: psychological thriller, macabre, psychological, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: pregnant wife, female psychopath, husband wife relationship, murder, insanity, jealousy, obsession, danger, dangerous attraction, motherhood, wanting to have children, wanting a baby ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Nuts (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A high-class call girl kills a customer in self-defense. To avoid scandal, her parents try to have her declared mentally incompetent. Not helping matters is that she is very distrustful of everybody, including her court-appointed attorney, and is ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, self defense, courtroom drama, court, prostitute, hearing, mental illness, crimes, call girl, dishonesty, parents and children, wrongfully committed ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Deceptions (1990)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a wealthy socialite kills her husband, she claims self-defense. The cop assigned to the case is suspicious but becomes obsessed with the sensual young woman.
Plot: police, murder, duplicity, bikini, investigation, femme fatale, socialite, sex, erotica, seduction, love
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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
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22%
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Madtown (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A stand-up comedian confesses to a murder on-stage at an open mic night to a shocked audience - his crime the result of a deadly triangle formed between his older sister, just released from prison after a 20-year stay for the murder of their ...
Style: bleak, suspense, rough, captivating, exciting
Plot: murder, interview, brother sister relationship, surprise party, shot to death, murder trial, shot in the head, birthday, vinyl record, suicide by gunshot, shot in the chest, stand up comedian ...
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22%
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Lying in Wait (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Young bachelor Babee is looking after his dead mother's estate when married couple Keith and Vera move in. Babee becomes attracted to them by the beautiful Vera and the risk taking Keith. However at a party Vera crashes her car, putting Keith ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, vengeance, deadly, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, estate, sexual content, rivalry, hollywood, cons and scams, female nudity, falling from height ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Five Desperate Women (1971)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Five young women vacation together at a resort on an isolated island. They are the resort's only customers and, aside from the boat captain who brought them here and the resort's handyman, Wylie, the island's only inhabitants. When ...
Plot: murder, sabotage, island, stranded, barefoot, dead woman on floor, terror, stranded on an island, female protagonist, strangulation, dog, dead woman on bed ...
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22%
Too Good to Be True (1988)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A self-entitled woman is determined to keep her new man to herself at all costs.
Plot: murder, sister, sociopath, pregnant, sister sister relationship, pregnant wife, expectant father, death, jealousy, pregnant woman, female sociopath, falling down stairs ...
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The Babysitter's Seduction (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The mother of the family for which Michelle baby-sits dies unexpectedly. Michelle is asked to take over looking after the children and is gradually "seduced" by the father.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, woman in danger, seduction, mystery, danger, dangerous attraction, crime, crimes, love affair, couples, dishonesty, high school ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Deadly Embrace (1989)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A beautiful but horny and neglected Beverly Hills wife hires a hot young stud as a gardener. It eventually gets through to her husband that some hanky-panky may possibly be going on, and he begins to spy on her.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: gardener, housewife, adultery, jealousy, marital problem, seduction, sex scene, unhappy ending, male underwear, infidelity, undressing, neglected wife ...
Place: beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Jade (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Someone does a nasty hatchet job on a San Fransisco big noise and the Assistant D.A. takes charge of the investigation. Through a web of blackmail and prostitution involving the Governor, an old lover of the law man emerges as a prime suspect and he ...
Style: erotic, suspenseful, rough, suspense, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, murder mystery, investigation, femme fatale, crimes of passion, strong sexual content, sex, manipulation, mysterious character, dangerous attraction, manipulations, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
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21%