Movies like In The Cut 2003

Following the gruesome murder of a young woman in her neighborhood, a self-determined woman living in New York City – as if to test the limits of her own safety – propels herself into an impossibly risky sexual liaison. Soon she grows increasingly wary about the motives of every man with whom she has contact – and about her own.

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1 The Black Dahlia 2006

Lee Blanchard and Bucky Bleichert are former boxers-turned-cops in 1940s Los Angeles and, when an aspiring young actress turns up dead, Blanchard and Bleichert must grapple with corruption, narcissism, stag films and family madness as they pursue the killer.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Brian De Palma

Writers:

Josh Friedman (screenplay), James Ellroy (novel)

Countries:

France, Germany, United States of America
5.6

2 Shadow Of The Vampire 2000

Director F.W. Murnau makes a Faustian pact with a vampire to get him to star in his 1922 film "Nosferatu."

Genres:

Drama, Horror

Director:

E. Elias Merhige

Writer:

Steven Katz

Countries:

Luxembourg, United Kingdom, United States of America
6.9

3 American Outlaws 2001

When a Midwest town learns that a corrupt railroad baron has captured the deeds to their homesteads without their knowledge, a group of young ranchers join forces to take back what is rightfully theirs. They will become the object of the biggest manhunt in the history of the Old West and, as their fame grows, so will the legend of their leader, a young outlaw by the name of Jessie James.

Genres:

Action, Western

Director:

Les Mayfield

Writers:

Roderick Taylor (story), Roderick Taylor (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6

4 North Country 2005

A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the United States -- Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won the landmark 1984 lawsuit.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Niki Caro

Writers:

Michael Seitzman (screenplay), Clara Bingham (book) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.3

5 They 2002

After witnessing a horrific and traumatic event, Julia Lund, a graduate student in psychology, gradually comes to the realization that everything which scared her as a child could be real. And what's worse, it might be coming back to get her..

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Robert Harmon

Writer:

Brendan Hood (as Brendan William Hood)

Country:

United States of America
4.8

6 The Gift 2000

When a local woman disappears and the police can't seem to find any leads, her father turns to a poor young woman with psychic powers. Slowly she starts having visions of the woman chained and in a pond. Her visions lead to the body and the arrest of an abusive husband, but did he really do it?

Genres:

Horror, Drama, Thriller, Mystery

Director:

Sam Raimi

Country:

United States of America
6.6

7 The Forgotten 2004

Telly Paretta is a grieving mother struggling to cope with the loss of her 8-year-old son. She is stunned when her psychiatrist reveals that she has created eight years of memories about a son she never had. But when she meets a man who has had a similar experience, Telly embarks on a search to prove her son's existence, and her sanity.

Genres:

Drama, Horror, Mystery, Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

Joseph Ruben

Writer:

Gerald Di Pego

Country:

United States of America
5.8

8 Monster's Ball 2001

Set in the southern USA, a racist white man, Hank, falls in love with a black woman named Leticia. Ironically, Hank is a prison guard working on Death Row who executed Leticia's husband. Hank and Leticia's inter-racial affair leads to confusion and new ideas for the two unlikely lovers.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Marc Forster

Country:

United States of America
7

9 Unfaithful 2002

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 confront the other man.

Genre:

Thriller

Director:

Adrian Lyne

Writers:

Claude Chabrol (film "La Femme infidèle"), Alvin Sargent (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.7

10 The Human Stain 2003

Coleman Silk is a worldly and admired professor who loses his job after unwittingly making a racial slur. To clear his name, Silk writes a book about the events with his friend and colleague Nathan Zuckerman, who in the process discovers a dark secret Silk has hidden his whole life. All the while, Silk engages in an affair with Faunia Farley, a younger woman whose tormented past threatens to unravel the layers of deception Silk has constructed.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Robert Benton

Writers:

Philip Roth (novel), Nicholas Meyer (screenplay)

Countries:

France, Germany, United States of America
6.2

11 Laurel Canyon 2002

Laurel Canyon focuses on Sam and Alex, a pair of upper-middle class lovebirds from the East Coast who relocate to Los Angeles. Enter Jane, Sam's estranged mother, a successful record producer, who's more than willing to put the couple up in her lavish digs. As Sam and Alex settle in at Jane's, they gradually lose their straight-and-narrow approach to life and begin to experiment.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Lisa Cholodenko

Writer:

Lisa Cholodenko

Country:

United States of America
6.4

12 Birth 2004

It took Anna 10 years to recover from the death of her husband, Sean, but now she's on the verge of marrying her boyfriend, Joseph, and finally moving on. However, on the night of her engagement party, a young boy named Sean turns up, saying he is her dead husband reincarnated. At first she ignores the child, but his knowledge of her former husband's life is uncanny, leading her to believe that he might be telling the truth.

Genres:

Drama, Mystery, Romance

Director:

Jonathan Glazer

Countries:

France, Germany, United States of America, United Kingdom
6.1

13 Twisted 2004

Recently promoted and transferred to the homicide division, Inspector Jessica Shepard feels pressure to prove herself -- and what better way than by solving San Francisco's latest murder? However, as Shepard and her partner, Mike Delmarco, soon discover, the victim shared a romantic connection to her. As more of Shepard's ex-lovers turn up dead, her mind starts to become unstable, and she begins to wonder if she could be the very killer she's trying to track down.

Genres:

Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Philip Kaufman

Writer:

Sarah Thorp

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
5.3

14 The Dead Girl 2006

The clues to a young woman's death come together as the lives of seemingly unrelated people begin to intersect.

Genres:

Mystery, Drama, Crime, Thriller

Director:

Karen Moncrieff

Writer:

Karen Moncrieff

Country:

United States of America
6.6

15 Femme Fatale 2002

A woman tries to straighten out her life, even as her past as a con-woman comes back to haunt her.

Genres:

Thriller, Crime, Romance

Director:

Brian De Palma

Writer:

Brian De Palma

Countries:

Switzerland, France
6.2

16 Bobby 2006

In 1968 the lives of a retired doorman, hotel manager, lounge singer, busboy, beautician and others intersect in the wake of Robert F. Kennedy's assassination at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Emilio Estevez

Writer:

Emilio Estevez

Country:

United States of America
7

17 Waking The Dead 2000

A congressional candidate questions his sanity after seeing the love of his life, presumed dead, suddenly emerge.

Genres:

Mystery, Drama, Romance

Director:

Keith Gordon

Writers:

Scott Spencer (novel), Robert Dillon (screenplay)

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
6.5

18 The End Of The Affair 1999

On a rainy London night in 1946, novelist Maurice Bendrix has a chance meeting with Henry Miles, husband of his ex-mistress Sarah, who abruptly ended their affair two years before. Bendrix's obsession with Sarah is rekindled; he succumbs to his own jealousy and arranges to have her followed.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Neil Jordan

Writers:

Graham Greene (novel), Neil Jordan (screenplay)

Countries:

United States of America, United Kingdom
7.1

19 Eye Of The Beholder 1999

A reclusive surveillance expert is hired to spy on a mysterious blackmailer, who just may be a serial killer.

Genres:

Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Stephan Elliott

Writers:

Marc Behm (novel), Stephan Elliott (screenplay)

Countries:

Australia, Canada, United Kingdom
5.1

20 A Walk On The Moon 1999

The world of a young housewife is turned upside down when she has an affair with a free-spirited blouse salesman.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Tony Goldwyn

Writer:

Pamela Gray

Country:

United States of America
6.6

21 Trapped 2002

When their daughter is kidnapped by experienced nappers (Bacon and Love), the Jennings (Theron and Townsend) turn the tables on this seemingly foolproof plan.

Genres:

Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Luis Mandoki

Writers:

Greg Iles (novel), Greg Iles (screenplay)

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
6.2

22 Frances 1982

The true story of Frances Farmer's meteoric rise to fame in Hollywood and the tragic turn her life took when she was blacklisted.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Graeme Clifford

Country:

United States of America
7.4

23 W.E. 2011

In 1998, an auction of the estate of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor causes great excitement. For one woman, Wally Winthrop, it has much more meaning. Wally becomes obsessed by their historic love story. As she learns more about the sacrifices involved, Wally gains her own courage to find happiness.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Madonna

Country:

United Kingdom
6.3

24 The Collector 1965

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 house. Still unable to make himself at ease socially, he starts to plan on acquiring a girl friend - in the same manner as he collects butterflies. He prepares the cellar of the house to be a collecting jar, and stalks his victim over several days.

Genres:

Mystery, Drama, Thriller

Director:

William Wyler

Writers:

John Fowles (novel), John Kohn (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
7.6