Waterdeep: 8 productions similar to the Amazon Prime movie

Recently launched in Brazil by Amazon Prime Video, Deep waters (Deep Waterin the original), is a suspenseful production with many erotic nuances.

Based on the novel of the same name by writer Patricia Highsmith, the film tells the story of the couple Vic Van Allen (played by Ben Affleck) and Melinda (Ana de Armas), whose behavior leads them to countless conflicts, deceit, infidelity and even murder.

If you’ve already watched Deep waters directed by Adrian Lyne and is looking to take advantage of his free time to get involved with more narratives of this type, check out, below, a list of 8 more films full of suspense, sensuality and many doubts for the spectators!

8. Infidelity (2002)

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To start this list, it is necessary to talk about another project that involves filmmaker Adrian Lyne. In her narrative line, there are always conflicting couples and issues that approach infidelity in a dangerous way. In the 2022 feature, based on The Unfaithful Womanby Claude Chabrol, the audience follows the marriage in crisis of Edward (Richard Gere) and Connie (Diane Lane).

However, after finding out that Connie was cheating on him, Edward murders his wife’s lover. From that point on, the couple develops an even deeper relationship as accomplices in a crime.

7. Lady Macbeth (2016)

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In a historical drama, Florence Pugh is the protagonist, the young Katherine, who seems unhappy to be trapped in a marriage convenient to certain family relationships. Although Boris (Christopher Fairbank) is not a violent man, Katherine only feels fulfilled, finally, when she becomes involved in an extramarital affair with one of the workers in the region where she lives.

Although she manages to keep this relationship a secret, the matter becomes very dangerous when certain murders happen on her husband’s property.

6. Wild instinct (1992)

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In the early 1990s, filmmaker Paul Verhoeven, famous for his narratives full of dynamism and suspense, launched this production with a lot of eroticism and deep mysteries. In the plot, writer Catherine (Sharon Stone) becomes the main suspect in a murder case and police officer Nick (Michael Douglas) is largely responsible for the crime investigation.

Although he is very focused on his work, little by little, he becomes involved with Catherine, as he feels an inexplicable attraction when he is around her. However, his life may be at risk, given the probable history of the assassin.

5. Fatal Attraction (1987)

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In another work by Adrian Lyne, once again, the troubled relationship of two people is the main theme for the development of numerous conflicts. After meeting Alex (Glenn Close), life for Dan (also played by Michael Douglas), a married lawyer, becomes hell. The two develop a mutual obsession, which can culminate in truly chilling moments.

4. Bound by Desire (1996)

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Matrix and its sequels aren’t the only film productions that have involved the Wachowski sisters. In 1996, they directed a feature film with lots of tension sequences.

In the narrative, Violet (Jennifer Tilly) falls madly in love with Corky (Gina Gershon), an ex-convict. However, she is married to Ceasar (Joe Pantoliano), head of a very powerful gang. And tired of being mistreated by him, the woman gets involved with her new love interest to take control of the business and kill him.

3. The Girl on the Train (2016)

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Based on the novel of the same name by writer Paula Hawkins, this film shows how Rachel (Emily Blunt) became involved in a dangerous and trap-filled criminal case just by observing, on a daily basis, the relationship of an almost perfect couple.

Although she had the best of intentions when reporting what she had seen to the police, no one believes her, as Rachel has a severe history of depression and alcoholism, which leads many to think she is delusional.

2. Gone Girl (2014)

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David Fincher is quite famous for directing films with many mysteries. In bringing Gillian Flynn’s story to the big screen, Ben Affleck, who also stars in Deep waterslived one of the main characters of the narrative.

In the plot, after Amy (Rosamund Pike) disappears, her husband Nick becomes the main suspect. Intrigued by what actually happened, he begins to carry out an investigation of his own, enlisting the help of his sister, Margo (Carrie Coon).

1. Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

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And to close the list, it is necessary to talk about a classic directed by Stanley Kubrick. With Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman in the main roles, this film shows how the couple formed by Alice and Bill got involved with a secret sex group, which promotes bizarre and mysterious encounters. Obsession, intrigue, fear, anguish, desire, polemics and many other feelings are present in all the scenes.

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