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List of the best movies like The Housemaid (2010): The Voyeurs, The Handmaiden, Stone, 365 Days, Rebecca, Indecent Proposal, Bedevilled, The Divine Move, The Divide, Every Breath You Take.

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Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersNewlyweds, Beautiful actors, Beautiful men
PlotTreason, Seduction, Cheating, Moving, Tracking
StyleUnexpected ending, Explicit scenes

A young couple, find themselves becoming interested in the sex life of their neighbors across the street. What starts as an innocent curiosity turns into an unhealthy obsession.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective, history
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:01
CharactersLesbians, Scammers, Friends, Maids, Orphans
PlotLove, Revenge, Passion, Betrayal, Jealousy
PlaceJapan, Mansions, Korea
StylePsychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Disturbing

1930s Korea, in the period of Japanese occupation, a new girl (Sookee) is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress (Hideko) who lives a secluded life on a large countryside estate with her domineering Uncle (Kouzuki). But the maid has a secret. She is a pickpocket recruited by a swindler posing as a Japanese Count to help him seduce the Lady to elope with him, rob her of her fortune, and lock her up in a madhouse. The plan seems to proceed according to plan until Sookee and Hideko discover some unexpected emotions.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
PlotSeduction, Cheating
PlacePrison
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Tense, Explicit scenes, Gloomy

Parole officer Jack Mabry has only a few weeks left before retirement and wishes to finish out the cases he's been assigned. One such case is that of Gerald 'Stone' Creeson, a convicted arsonist who is up for parole. Jack is initially reluctant to indulge Stone in the coarse banter he wishes to pursue and feels little sympathy for the prisoner's pleads for an early release. Seeing little hope in convincing Jack himself, Stone arranges for his wife to seduce the officer, but motives and intentions steadily blur amidst the passions and buried secrets of the corrupted players in this deadly game of deception.

Markimdb: 3.3
Genremelodrama
CountryPoland
CharactersMafia, Rich guys and poor girls, Rich, Beautiful actors, Beautiful girls
PlotLove, Passion, Abduction, Relationship, Travel
PlaceItaly
StyleRomantic, Explicit scenes, Beautiful, Fascinating

Massimo Torricelli, a young and handsome boss of a Sicilian Mafia family, has no other option but to takeover after his father has been assassinated. Laura is a sales director in a luxurious hotel in Warsaw. She has a successful career, but her private life lacks passion. She is taking one last shot to save her relationship. Together with her bone-headed boyfriend Martin and some other friends, she takes a trip to Sicily. She does not expect that Massimo, the most dangerous man on the island, will get in her way, kidnap her, hold her captive and give her 365 days - to fall in love with him.

Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersRich guys and poor girls, Orphans
PlotLove, True love, Investigation, Obsession, Love at first sight
PlaceEngland, Estate
StylePsychological problems, By books, Tense, Disturbing

After a whirlwind romance with a wealthy widower, a naïve bride moves to his family estate but can't escape the haunting shadow of his late wife.

Markimdb: 6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersRich guys and poor girls, Rich, Millionaires, Architects, Lovers
PlotLove, Money, Gambling, Treason, Seduction
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Makes me think, Serious

Robert Redford stars as billionaire John Gage, who offers a down-on-his-luck yuppie husband (Woody Harrelson) $1 million for the opportunity to spend the night with the man's wife (Demi Moore).

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:54
PlotRevenge, Slavery, Vacation, Rivalry
PlaceIslands, Asia, Korea
StyleAction, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

A woman subject to mental, physical, and sexual abuse on a remote island seeks a way out.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:58
CharactersGangsters
PlotGambling, Revenge, Fight, Rivalry
PlacePrison, Asia, Korea
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Professional baduk (go) player Tae-seok loses a high-stakes game to infamous underground gambler Sal-soo, and ends up framed for the murder of his own brother and locked up in prison. He vows revenge and trains ferociously. After serving his seven-year sentence, he gets in touch with his brother's former associate "Tricks," hermit and blind master player "The Lord," and skillful junkyard owner Mok-su; together, they begin formulating a plan to get back at Sal-soo and his men. Tae-seok slowly penetrates Sal-soo's inner circle and his gambling joint, and eliminates Sal-soo's men one by one. But Sal-soo discovers Tae-seok's true identity and engages him in one final game that will seal the fates of the two men involved.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, fantastic, thriller, thriller, drama, drama
CountryUSA, Germany, Canada, France
Duration02:02
CharactersHeroes, Soldier
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse
PlaceBunker, New York
TimePost apocalypse
StyleAction, Tense, Depressive, Serious

Survivors of a nuclear attack are grouped together for days in the basement of their apartment building, where fear and dwindling supplies wear away at their dynamic.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily, Psychotherapists, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Strangers
PlotTreason, Obsession, Cheating, Depression, Seduction

A psychiatrist, whose client commits suicide, finds his family life disrupted after introducing her surviving brother to his wife and daughter.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryAustralia
Duration01:43
CharactersFamily, Pupils, Parents, Housewives
PlotRevenge, Obsession, Pursuit, Mental disorders, Seduction
PlaceSchool, Hospitals, Mansions
StyleAction, Serious, Disturbing

A wife and mother is consumed by the thought that her husband's co-worker is trying to win him away from her and their family.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:15
CharactersMafia, Gangsters
PlotRivalry
PlaceAsia, Korea
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Heavy, Serious

An undercover cop has his loyalties tested when the boss of the corporate gang he's spent years infiltrating dies.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:56
CharactersSpy, Special agents, Friends
PlotFriendship, Betrayal
PlaceAsia, Korea
StyleExciting, Action, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

Six years ago a mysterious shooting takes place in Seoul. The after effects of the shooting results in Han-kyu Lee (Song Kang-Ho) losing his job at the NIS (National Intelligence Service). Six years later, Ji-won Song (Kang Dong-Won), an ex North Korean spy. now operates somewhere in the Seoul metropolitan area. As these two men hide their identities and work their particular angles, trouble brews again ....

Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:29
PlotRevenge, Life, Family life
PlaceAsia, Korea
StylePsychological problems, Action, Soulful, Heavy, Fancy

A wife, overwhelmed with hatred for her husband, inflicts an unspeakable wound on their son, as the family heads towards horrific destruction.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:23
PlotEarthquake
PlaceAsia, Korea, Small cities
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

Jae-Hyeok lives with his mother, his sister-in-law and nephew Min-Jae in a small Korean town. He is dating Yeon-Joo, while working at the local nuclear power plant. Meanwhile, Pyung-Sub works at the same nuclear power plant. He is worried about conditions there, but nobody in the government listens to him. An earthquake strikes the small town where Jae-Hyeok lives and causes explosions at the nuclear power plant. The situation quickly spirals out of control, leading the entire nation to panic. To prevent another nuclear disaster, Jae-Hyeok and his co-workers return to the nuclear power plant.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:06
CharactersPartners
PlotOn real events, Investigation
PlaceKorea, Small cities
StyleAction, Serious, Disturbing

The film is based on a true yet unsolved murder case from the early 1990s that is known among Koreans as the "disappearance of the frog children." In 1991, five elementary school students told their parents that they were going to hang out on a nearby mountain to catch frogs, and then they go missing.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:26
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Fathers, Detectives
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Death, Justice, Freedom
PlacePrison, Korea
StylePsychological problems, Heavy, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

A girl who lost her father to a serial killer, a detective and a killer are intertwined in a chaotic relationship and are met with an unprecedented series of events.

Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, detective
CountryIndia
CharactersHackers
PlotOn real events, Revenge, Conspiracies, Uprising, Rivalry
PlaceIndia, Asia
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Serious, For men

The film's plot is set in the backdrop of 26/11 serial blasts in Mumbai, and revolves around Ashok Kumar (Ajith), who is on a mission to expose a scam regarding faulty bullet proof jackets that are provided to security forces, which resulted in many bloody deaths including his best friend and colleague, Assistant Commissioner Sanjay (Rana).

Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, thriller, crime, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration02:00
CharactersSerial killers
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Pads, Rivalry
PlaceAsia, Korea
StyleExciting, Action, Twisted plot, Heavy, Black humor

On the day the 15-year statute of limitations expired on a high profile serial murder case that claimed the lives of 10 women, a family member of the victim throws himself off the building in front of Choi Hyeong-goo, the detective in charge of the case. Two years later, a man called Lee Doo-seok publishes a book titled "I am the Murderer" claiming responsibility for the murders that took place 17 years ago. His book becomes a bestseller because of the author’s charming looks and his vivid depiction of the crime. The detective and the self-proclaimed murderer meet face to face on a television debate show. Believing that Lee is nothing but a con artist, Detective Choi renews his search for the ultimate truth. Then another man appears suddenly, claiming he is the real killer.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:40
CharactersDogs, Spy, Scouts, Special agents, Military
PlotOn real events, Mystery
PlaceAircraft, China, Asia, Korea
TimeCold War
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

South Korea, 1993. An agent of the National Intelligence Service is sent to Beijing with the assignment of infiltrating a group of North Korean officials with the ultimate goal of obtaining information about the North Korean nuclear program.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Spain, South Korea
Duration02:32
CharactersFBI, Investigators
PlotLove, Abduction, Revenge, Investigation, Obsession
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Smart, Serious, Disturbing

A tight-knit team of FBI investigators, along with their District Attorney supervisor, is suddenly torn apart when they discover that one of their own teenage daughters has been brutally murdered.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:50
PlaceKorea
StylePsychological problems, Action, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

A bad guy, a cruel guy, a lame guy, a cowardly guy and the meanest woman gets involved in a beautiful university student's murder case.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
PlotRevenge, Rivalry
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Heavy, Smart

Keen young Raymold Avila joins the Internal Affairs Department of the Los Angeles police. He and partner Amy Wallace are soon looking closely at the activities of cop Dennis Peck whose financial holdings start to suggest something shady. Indeed Peck is involved in any number of dubious or downright criminal activities. He is also devious, a womaniser, and a clever manipulator, and he starts to turn his attention on Avila.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:51
CharactersDogs
PlotSkirmishes, Revenge, Money, Weapon, Blackmail
PlaceAsia, Korea
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Tense

On the way to his mother’s funeral, a detective accidentally hits a person with his car. He takes the body with him and puts it into his mother’s coffin. The moment he feels relieved, he receives a call. This caller insists that he saw the detective’s hit-and-run, but instead of asking for money, he wants to know about the body’s whereabouts, leading to a do-or-die showdown of the witness and detective.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, drama, adventure, detective
CountryFrance, Germany, Armenia, Monaco
Duration01:42
PlotRevenge, Seduction, Blackmail, Rivalry
PlaceGermany, Office
StyleExciting, Action, Twisted plot, Tense, Serious

The rivalry between the manipulative boss of an advertising agency and her talented protégée escalates from stealing credit to public humiliation to murder.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, biography
CountryIndia
Duration02:05
PlotOn real events, Revenge, Political, Rivalry
PlaceIndia, Asia
StyleAction, Heavy, Serious, Disturbing

Inspired from real life, this fiery crime thriller depicts the phenomenal rise to power of Paritala Ravi from Andhra Pradesh, a powerful killer. When a man's father and elder brother are murdered in cold blood due to the fatal mixture of caste, crime, jealousy and dirty politics, a fearless young man who has been kept away from his family's violent lifestyle, is left with no choice but to get into the fray. He hides in the forest and begins clinically exacting revenge upon those responsible for the death of his family members. Will he be successful in his mission? How will his future unfold?

Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryThailand
Duration01:45
CharactersGangsters, Hired assassins
PlotRevenge, Friendship, Weapon
PlaceAsia
StyleAction, Heavy, Gloomy, Serious, For men

The movie is about a deaf-mute hitman and his partner. Trouble begins when he starts a relationship with a young woman.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryIndia
Duration01:03
CharactersDogs, Geniuses, Sherlock Holmes, Lovers
PlotInvestigation, Drug addict, Swimming, Seduction, Conspiracies
PlaceIndia, Asia
TimeWorld War II
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

In war torn Calcutta during the 1940's, Byomkesh Bakshy, fresh out of college, pits himself against an evil genius who is out to destroy the world.

Markimdb: 4.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Sisters, Lovers, Housewives
PlotLove, Revenge
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

A desperate housewife discovers her husband is having an affair and kidnaps his unsuspecting mistress, but what starts as a prank quickly spirals out of control.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:13
CharactersMaids, Hermits
PlotRevenge, Mental disorders, Rivalry
PlaceMansions, Estate
StylePsychological problems, Atmospheric, Serious, Disturbing

An aging, reclusive Southern belle plagued by a horrifying family secret descends into madness after the arrival of a lost relative.





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