Movies like Boxing Helena

If you like "Boxing Helena" you are looking for bleak, psychological and disturbing movies about / with captivity, obsessive love, obsession, crimes of passion, power relations, unfulfilled love and sexual dysfunction themes of Drama, Mystery and Romance genre shot in USA.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Boxing Helena (1993)
 4.8
 11K
Boxing Helena (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A top surgeon is besotted with a beautiful woman who once ditched him. Unable to come to terms with life without her, he tries to convince her that they need each other. She has other ideas, but an horrific accident leaves her at his mercy. The plot is bizarre and perhaps sick at times, ending abruptly and with a twist.
Style: bleak, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, sexual, erotic, offbeat, gloomy, surreal, sexy ...
Plot: captivity, obsessive love, obsession, crimes of passion, power relations, unfulfilled love, sexual dysfunction, mentally unstable, danger, dangerous attraction, confined, estate, doctor, car accident, woman in danger, amputation, strong sexual content, isolation, kidnapping, kidnapper kidnapped relationship, hit and run, dismemberment, taunting, unrequited love, dream ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia

Most similar movies to Boxing Helena

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and sexy films with plots about obsession, murder, couples, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, danger and sex mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres. Some movies like Boxing Helena: The Crush (1993), Eyes Wide Shut (1999), Misery (1990), Bitter Moon (1992), PopFan (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.9
 17K
The Crush (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A precocious and obsessive teenager develops a crush on a naive writer with harrowing consequences.
Style: sexy, suspenseful, psychological, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, obsessive love, dangerous attraction, mentally unstable, fatal attraction, erotic thriller, false accusation, journalism, female psychopath, crimes, teenage life, revenge ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 305K
Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 159 min.
Story: After Dr. Bill Hartford's wife, Alice, admits to having sexual fantasies about a man she met, Bill becomes obsessed with having a sexual encounter. He discovers an underground sexual group and attends one of their meetings -- and quickly ...
Style: sexual, psychological, sexy, surreal, atmospheric ...
Plot: orgy, strong sexual content, erotic thriller, sexuality, sex party, explicit sex, sex, disguise, prostitute, sexual relations, neo noir, sexual obsession ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, seattle washington, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 186K
Misery (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Novelist Paul Sheldon crashes his car on a snowy Colorado road. He is found by Annie Wilkes, the "number one fan" of Paul's heroine Misery Chastaine. Annie is also somewhat unstable, and Paul finds himself crippled, drugged and at her ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, psycho film, scary ...
Plot: obsession, loneliness, insanity, mentally unstable, captivity, isolation, female psychopath, psychopath, snow, manic, kidnapping, obsessed fan ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 36K
Bitter Moon (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: An embittered husband, paralyzed and in a wheelchair, buttonholes a complete stranger and begins to tell him the story of his marriage. The stranger would like to escape, but cannot. For one thing he grows fascinated by the story. For another he is ...
Style: erotic, sexy, psychological, sexual, breathtaking ...
Plot: femme fatale, sexual relations, obsession, s&m, dangerous attraction, sexual perversion, infidelity, destructive relationship, love affair, passionate interest, bdsm, sex addict ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 4.8
 438
PopFan (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An obsessive fan rescues a famous musician from a car crash, then takes her to his secluded lighthouse.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, psychological, tense, suspense ...
Plot: obsession, car accident, lighthouse, mentally unstable, musician, kidnapping, danger, pop star, salvation, female director, couple relations, male objectification ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 9K
Obsession (1976)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: New Orleans businessman Michael Courtland’s life is shattered when his wife and daughter are tragically killed in a botched kidnap rescue attempt. Many years later whilst visiting Italy he meets and falls in in love with Sandra Portinari, who ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: ransom, obsession, kidnapping, crimes, dangerous attraction, mistaken identity, chase, disorder, danger, rescue, haunted by the past, missing person ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1959, 50s, 1950s ...
Place: usa, italy, los angeles, europe, new orleans ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Killing Me Softly (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman grows suspicious of her controlling husband after she discovers secrets about the women in his past.
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: sexual relations, obsession, sex, love affair, dangerous attraction, obsessive love, fatal attraction, bdsm, love, fall in love, mystery, love at first sight ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 26K
Greta (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young woman returns an elderly widow’s lost purse, leading to an unlikely relationship between the two — until the young woman discovers her elder might not be all that she seems.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, tense ...
Plot: obsessive love, obsession, trapped, stalker, older woman younger woman relationship, female villain, held captive, kidnapping, trap, nightmare, murder, roommate ...
Place: paris france, france, united states, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.6
 10K
The Collector (1965)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Freddie is an inept bank clerk with no future. His only hobby is collecting butterflies, which gives him a feeling of power and control that is otherwise totally missing from his life. He comes into a large sum of money, and buys himself a country ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, psychopath, obsession, collector, mentally unstable, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, danger, confined, captivity, missing person, butterfly ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.2
 23K
Color of Night (1994)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When New York psychiatrist Bill Capa visits Los Angeles to take over his murdered colleague's therapy group, he finds himself embroiled in the thick of a mystery when he bumps into Rose and begins a torrid affair.
Style: sexy, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mystery, mental illness, murder, femme fatale, mysterious character, group therapy, investigation, secret identity, disguise, uncover truth, danger, paranoia ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.2
 117
Blind Turn (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Samantha Holt had the perfect life with a handsome fiancée and a future that couldn’t look brighter. But an unexpected turn on a dark lonely road puts her on a collision course with Bruce Miller, a devoted family man who descends into madness ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, psychopath, captivity, life is a bitch, danger, crimes, confined, family tragedy, drunk driving, vengeance, woman in danger, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.3
 12K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.1
 610
Truth (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A suspenseful, psychological thriller, "Truth" exposes the hidden demons buried deep inside each and every one of us. After a chance encounter over the Internet, Caleb (Sean Paul Lockhart, "Milk", "Judas Kiss", ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, rough, sexy ...
Plot: gay relationship, captivity, dangerous attraction, uncover truth, couples, manipulation, manipulations, dishonesty, mentally unstable, haunted by the past, love affair, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Two Moon Junction (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young Southern débutante temporarily abandons her posh lifestyle and upcoming, semi-arranged marriage to have a lustful and erotic fling with a rugged drifter who works at a local carnival.
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: sexual relations, fall in love, infidelity, young lovers, dangerous attraction, social differences, wedding, family relations, couple relations, love, sexual obsession, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: southern usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Right Temptation (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A detective falls for the man she's supposed to be investigating; dire complications follow.
Style: suspenseful, serious, erotic, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: love triangle, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, private detective, infidelity, power relations, couples, manipulations, betrayal, investigation, obsession, frame up ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
I Like to Play Games Too (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An advertising agent (Maria Ford) comes up against a client (Bobby Johnston) she is unable to manipulate through her seduction games.
Style: erotic, serious, realistic, sexy, tense ...
Plot: femme fatale, voyeurism, power relations, manipulations, deadly, couples, manipulation, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, crimes, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Keep Your Distance (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the perfectly normal town of Louisville, KY, there is a perfectly normal man living the perfect life. David Dailey is a man who has it all: A great career, a community that adores him, and an enduring marriage. But beneath the surface, ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic
Plot: infidelity, stalking, dangerous attraction, obsession, betrayal, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, mentally unstable, couples, family problems, friendship, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Whispers in the Dark (1992)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Psychiatrist Ann Hecker is ending one relationship and possibly starting an important new one, while finding that some of the sexual exploits her patients relate are weighing on her. Turning to a married friend from her research days for guidance, ...
Style: gloomy, sexual, suspenseful, tense, sexy ...
Plot: protagonist as suspect, serial killer, woman in danger, s&m, investigation, female protagonist, psychiatrist, erotic thriller, dangerous attraction, love affair, betrayal, power relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
 4.6
 11K
Wild Orchid (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman lawyer becomes mesmerized by a self-made millionaire during an encounter in Rio setting off a series of erotic encounters.
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, atmospheric, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: erotica, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, love affair, manipulations, love and romance, destructive relationship, love triangle, forbidden love, seduction, sex scene, manipulation ...
Time: 80s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.7
 2K
Impulse (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Acting on impulse, Claire Dennison (Willa Ford), enjoys a brief fling with a sexy stranger (a dead ringer for her husband), only to realize that the object of her desire is a crazed, manipulative, and tenacious psychopath.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, tense, sexual ...
Plot: sexual fantasy, infidelity, psychopath, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, love affair, danger, stalking, obsession, woman in danger, sexual relations, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Reflections in a Golden Eye (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Bizarre tale of sex, betrayal, and perversion at a military post.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, suspense ...
Plot: military, obsession, infidelity, marriage, soldier, couples, solace, perversion, sexual dysfunction, mentally unstable, unfulfillment, gender ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Never Talk to Strangers (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Sarah Taylor, a police psychologist, meets a mysterious and seductive young man, Tony Ramirez, and falls in love with him. As a cause of this relationship, she changes her personality when she begins to receive anonymous telephone calls.
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, erotic, tense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, criminal psychologist, obsession, split personality, stalking, woman in danger, erotic thriller, love, dangerous attraction, deadly, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: puerto rico, usa, united states, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.4
 3K
Zandalee (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Bored with her marriage to burnt out poet turned corporate executive Thierry, Zandalee falls prey to an old friend of her husband, the manipulative and egotistical Johhny and becomes enmeshed in a sensual, passionate and destructive affair.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, adultery, extramarital affair, family problems, dysfunctional marriage, passion, manipulation, tragic love, manipulations, dangerous attraction, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 109K
Wild Things (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When teen-socialite Kelly Van Ryan and troubled bad girl Suzie Toller accuse guidance counselor Sam Lombardo of rape, he's suspended by the school, rejected by the town, and fighting to get his life back. One cop suspects conspiracy, but ...
Style: erotic, tense, surprise ending, psychological, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: seduction, femme fatale, blackmail, dangerous attraction, nudity (full frontal - brief), rape, strong sexual content, teachers and students, desire, mind game, fatal attraction, crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: florida, usa, everglades, miami, miami beach
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Flying Dutchman (2001)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sexuality and serial murder in an American village.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, obsession, danger, mentally unstable, crimes, psychopath, couples, who done it, murder, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
In the Realm of the Senses (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Based on a true story set in pre-war Japan, a man and one of his servants begin a torrid affair. Their desire becomes a sexual obsession so strong that to intensify their ardor, they forsake all, even life itself.
Style: sexual, pre war, sexy, erotic, controversial ...
Plot: explicit sex, sexual relations, obsession, geisha, tragic love, passion, lust, dangerous attraction, strong sexual content, bdsm, jealousy, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1936, pre world war two
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.1
 29K
Sliver (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A woman moves into an apartment in Manhattan and learns that the previous tenant's life ended mysteriously after they fell from the balcony.
Style: sexy, erotic, psychological, suspenseful, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: erotic thriller, neighbor, dangerous attraction, voyeurism, murder, hidden camera, strong sexual content, psychopath, apartment building, trapped, mind game, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.5
 290
Last Sunset (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When 18-year-old Sam begins a no-strings-attached summer fling with uninhibited older woman Mary, it seems like the perfect relationship. But after Mary begins using him to make her uptight police officer husband John jealous, he becomes an ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, sexy, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: older woman younger man sex, infidelity, love affair, dangerous attraction, obsession, destructive relationship, femme fatale, manipulation, sexual relations, dishonesty, manipulations, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Poison Ivy: The New Seduction (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A sinister seductress vows to destroy a suburban family.
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: nudity (topless - notable), manipulation, murder, femme fatale, obsession, cheating boyfriend, betrayal, family, crimes, dishonesty, teenage life, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
When Will I Be Loved (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Feeling undervalued by her boyfriend, a young woman begins to explore her sexuality with other people.
Style: sexy, melancholic, talky, stylized, erotic ...
Plot: femme fatale, mind game, dishonesty, couples, power relations, cons and scams, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), male female relationship, seduction, manipulation, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%