Crimes of passion movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant crimes of passion movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, sexy, suspense and stylized films and TV shows about / with crimes of passion, murder, couples, crimes, infidelity, obsession, sex, dishonesty, police investigation and adultery plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
crimes of passion
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crimes of passion movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as crimes of passion: Boxing Helena (1993), Star 80 (1983), Mrs. Harris (2005), Fatal Attraction (1987), Unfaithful (2002), Body (2003), In Secret (2013), Jade (1995), The Cat's Meow (2001), Chicago (2002).

List of crimes of passion movies

 4.8
 12K
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 ...
Style: bleak, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, sexual ...
Plot: captivity, obsessive love, obsession, crimes of passion, power relations, unfulfilled love, sexual dysfunction, mentally unstable, danger, dangerous attraction, estate, confined ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
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 6.8
 6K
Star 80 (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Paul Snider is a narcissistic, small time hustler who fancies himself a ladies man. His life changes when he meets Dorothy Stratten working behind the counter of a Dairy Queen.
Style: disturbing, serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: crimes of passion, playboy, obsession, rise and fall, fame, murder, deadly, couple relations, showbiz, fall in love, couples, family problems ...
Time: 80s, year 1978, 70s
Place: vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada, california, los angeles
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 6.0
 1K
Mrs. Harris (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Based on the sensational 1980s media event, famed cardiologist Herman Tarnower meets a particularly brutal end at the hands of his jilted lover, Jean Harris.
Style: clever, serious, realistic, biting, suspense ...
Plot: crimes of passion, murder, obsession, destructive relationship, vengeance, addiction, couples, love and romance, life is a bitch, romance, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 60s, year 1980, 1960s ...
Place: florida, new york, philadelphia, virginia
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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, adultery, infidelity, extramarital affair, crimes of passion, obsession, family in danger, sexualized violence, dishonesty, danger, dangerous attraction, terrorizing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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 6.7
 82K
Unfaithful (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Connie is a wife and mother whose 11-year marriage to Edward has lost its sexual spark. When Connie literally runs into handsome book collector Paul, he sweeps her into an all-consuming affair. But Edward soon becomes suspicious and decides to ...
Style: sexy, sexual, erotic, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, adultery, unfaithful wife, husband wife relationship, dangerous attraction, cheating wife, older woman younger man relationship, hot and sexy, sexual obsession, cuckolded husband, cuckold, erotic thriller ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, turkey, grand central station manhattan new york city
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 5.2
 2K
Body (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Kabir Lal is an alcoholic lawyer whose life is looking as if going down the drain. One morning he sees a stunningly attractive woman on a beach and is instantly enamored by her. By chance he sees her again in a restaurant and offers to buy her a ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, sexy, neo noir ...
Plot: dangerous attraction, femme fatale, crimes of passion, bollywood, alcohol abuse, power relations, love affair, couple relations, investigation, dishonesty, manipulations, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
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 6.1
 8K
In Secret (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Serbia, Hungary, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1860s Paris, a young woman, Therese, is trapped in a loveless marriage to the sickly Camille by her domineering aunt, Madame Raquin. She spends her days behind the counter of a small shop and her evenings watching Madame play dominos with an ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, serious, gloomy
Plot: forbidden love, female masturbation, marital infidelity, crimes of passion, murder, infidelity, couple relations, tragic love, dishonesty, couples, love affair, adultery ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, paris france, europe
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 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, strong sexual content, crimes of passion, sex, manipulation, mysterious character, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa
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The Cat's Meow (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Semi-true story of the Hollywood murder that occurred at a star-studded gathering aboard William Randolph Hearst's yacht in 1924.
Style: stylized, cynical, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: hollywood, murder, infidelity, crimes of passion, mistress, gossip, party, actor's life, artists and showbiz, couples, love and romance, crimes ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, san diego california
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 7.2
 219K
Chicago (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Musical
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago.
Style: sexy, witty, stylized, cynical, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: femme fatale, prison, jazz, singer, desire for fame, showbiz, rivalry, satire, execution, trial, rising to stardom, jail ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
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 7.0
 183K
Basic Instinct (1992)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A police detective is in charge of the investigation of a brutal murder, in which a beautiful and seductive woman could be involved.
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: femme fatale, hot and sexy, sexual relations, murder, sex, dangerous attraction, strong sexual content, sex addict, seduction, sexualized violence, obsession, manipulation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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 5.5
 2K
All the Rage (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A rich cross-section of urban USA find their lives changed when their fates collide at gunpoint.
Style: clever, intense, melancholic, satirical, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, crimes of passion, family problems, society, crumbling marriage, multiple storylines, geek, family drama, prejudice, weapons, mental illness, loneliness ...
Time: 90s
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 6.2
 3K
Out Live (2000)
Genre: Drama, Action, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A sweeping, epic tale of a martial arts warrior who attempts to defy a kingdom to be with his love.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, exciting, emotional, epic ...
Plot: martial arts, forbidden love, crimes of passion, love triangle, uninhibited rivalry, romance, redemption, lovers reunited, state affairs, love and romance, family relations, political unrest ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: asia, china
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 5.4
 4K
Murder (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Simran and Sudhir Saigal have been married for several years, and are settled in Bangkok, Thailand. They live a fairly harmonious but busy lives, and have a child, a son. When Sudhir returns unexpectedly, he finds his wife is having an affair with ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending, sexual ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, private detective, crimes of passion, couples, investigation, dishonesty, love and romance, adultery, lovers reunited, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand
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 6.5
 652
Carmen (2005)
Genre: Musical, Drama, Romance
Country: South Africa
Duration: 122 min.
Story: U-CARMEN is a feature film based on Georges Bizet's 19th-century opera that was filmed on location in a modern South African township setting. The energy, compassion, and heat of township life in all its elements create a constantly visually ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspense
Plot: murder, opera, tragic love, crimes of passion, vengeance, love affair, love triangle, dangerous attraction, couples, love and romance, dishonesty, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa, africa
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 7.0
 2K
Jerichow (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Turkish diaspora in Germany proves the catalyst for this noir-flavored drama concerning the unlikely friendship between a veteran of the Afghan-Soviet war and a middle-aged Turk in need of a helping hand.
Style: touching, tense, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, forbidden love, dangerous attraction, crimes of passion, woman in danger, couple relations, boss and employee, dishonesty, love and romance, estrangement, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
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 7.4
 31K
Body Heat (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the midst of a searing Florida heat wave, a woman convinces her lover, a small-town lawyer, to murder her rich husband.
Style: sexy, sexual, neo noir, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, adultery, neo-noir, lust, betrayal, crimes, crime, crimes of passion, dangerous attraction, small town, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, miami
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 5.7
 342
The Intended (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Denmark
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A period drama/thriller about a surveyor and his fiancée who arrive in a remote Malaysian trading post and encounter a closed-fisted ivory trader and her ill-meaning family.
Style: tense, atmospheric, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: jungle, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, crimes of passion, danger, village, dysfunctional family, culture clash, greed, mother son relationship, older woman younger man relationship, misfit ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s, post world war one
Place: malaysia, asia
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 5.8
 11K
Savage Grace (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This examination of a famous scandal from the 1970s explores the relationship between Barbara Baekeland and her only son, Antony. Barbara, a lonely social climber unhappily married to the wealthy but remote plastics heir Brooks Baekeland, dotes on ...
Style: disturbing, serious, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: incest, mother son incest, adultery, murder, mother son relationship, family relations, sexual relations, gays and lesbians, scandal, socialite, love, gay ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 50s, 1940s, 40s ...
Place: europe, london, new york, england, usa ...
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The Woman Next Door (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Madame Jouve, the narrator, tells the tragedy of Bernard and Mathilde. Bernard was living happily with his wife Arlette and his son Thomas. One day, a couple, Philippe and Mathilde Bauchard, moves into the next house. This is the accidental reunion ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, captivating, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: neighbor, obsession, tragic love, love triangle, lovers reunited, romance, destructive relationship, infidelity, crimes of passion, couples, dishonesty, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 19th century, 1920s
Place: france, tokyo, middle east, rio de janeiro, paris france
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The Dark House (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story takes place in two parallel time planes. The first plot follows the events of one autumn night in 1978. Edward Srodon, a zootechnician, makes an accidental stopover in a farmhouse of Dziabas family in the remote area of Bieszczady ...
Style: captivating, serious, tense, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, crimes, who done it, crimes of passion, race against time, law enforcement, countryside, martial law, crime scene, multiple storylines, crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: poland, europe
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Divorce Italian Style (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A married Sicilian baron falls in love with his cousin and vows to wed her, but with divorce illegal he must concoct a crime of passion to do away with his wife.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: divorce, manipulation, infidelity, couple relations, forbidden love, romance, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, crimes of passion, family problems, dark humor, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 18th century
Place: italy, sicily, europe, sicily italy
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Silk Stalkings (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Silk Stalkings is a crime drama television series. The series premiered on CBS on November 7, 1991 as part of the network's late-night Crimetime After Primetime programming package. It originally aired on CBS for two seasons until June 1993 ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, neo noir
Plot: crimes of passion, murder, beach, police investigation, crime, fighting crime, partners against crime, reluctant partners, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, deadly, partners ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, usa
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 6.3
 647
The City Below (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man and a woman at an art exhibition share a fleeting moment of attraction, which neither can act upon. Days later, a chance second meeting leads to an innocent coffee and the two strangers – both married - toy with their unexplainable ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, emotional, contemplative
Plot: unfaithful wife, infidelity, forbidden love, couple relations, love affair, workplace, crumbling marriage, workplace intrigue, crimes of passion, romance, dishonesty, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, asia, europe, indonesia
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A Woman, a Gun and a Noodle Shop (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Wang is a gloomy, cunning and avaricious noodle shop owner in a desert town in China. His neglected, sharp-tongued wife is involved in a secret affair with Li, one of Wang’s employees. A timid man, Li reluctantly keeps the gun his lover has bought ...
Style: semi serious, tense, exciting, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night, boys' night
Plot: murder, dishonesty, crime gone awry, couple relations, disorder, boss and employee, infidelity, cons and scams, vengeance, love triangle, crimes of passion, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: china, asia
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 7.4
 6K
The Eel (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: White-collar worker Yamashita finds out that his wife has a lover visiting her when he's away, suddenly returns home and kills her. After eight years in prison, he returns to live in a small village, opens a barber shop (he was trained as a ...
Style: captivating, psychological, touching, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Plot: redemption, starting over, human nature, social relations, hopes, haunted by the past, crimes of passion, murder, ufo, village, infidelity, erotica ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, new jersey
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 7.0
 11K
Matador (1986)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A conflicted youth confesses to crimes he didn't commit while a man and woman aroused by death become obsessed with each other.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Plot: drowning, obsession, murder, necrophilia, serial killer, crimes, dangerous attraction, perversion, crimes of passion, mentally unstable, femme fatale, sexual relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe
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Broken Embraces (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Harry Caine, a blind writer, reaches this moment in time when he has to heal his wounds from 14 years back. He was then still known by his real name, Mateo Blanco, and directing his last movie.
Style: neo noir, stylized, emotional, sentimental, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, betrayal, love triangle, jealousy, destructive relationship, filmmaking, actress, blind character, love, couple relations, romance, love affair ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: madrid, spain, europe, ibiza
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 8.4
 13K
Foyle's War (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: As WW2 rages around the world, DCS Foyle fights his own war on the home-front as he investigates crimes on the south coast of England. Foyle's War opens in southern England in the year 1940. Later series sees the retired detective working as an ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: police detective, world war two, war crime, espionage, police investigation, undercover, spy, murder investigation, cold war, investigator, law enforcement, whodunit ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: england, europe, new mexico, london
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Red : The Dark Side (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Neil Oberoi(Aftab Shifdasani), is a billionaire with a serious heart condition and is in need of a new heart. He finds a donor who has left behind the beautiful Anahita.(Celina Jaitley). They fall in love but the death of her husband has left the ...
Style: suspense, serious, captivating, suspenseful, neo noir
Plot: police investigation, femme fatale, crimes of passion, deception, sexual tension, murder, betrayal, lust, heart transplant, passion, blood, suicide attempt ...
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