Movies like Callie & Son

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Callie & Son (1981)
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Callie & Son (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Callie was a teenage mother in trouble. Fresh out of the delivery room, her son was taken from her and sold on the black-market. Vowing to find him some day, this is her story.
Plot: prison, male female relationship, politician, jealousy, adoption, murder, death row, execution, incest overtones, husband wife relationship, revenge, waitress, hospital, wrongful conviction, murder for hire, mother son relationship
Place: texas

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, disturbing and bleak films with plots about murder, prison, husband wife relationship, revenge, father son relationship, female nudity and male female relationship mostly in Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like Callie & Son: Who Is Julia? (1986), Fighting for My Daughter (1995), The Conviction of Kitty Dodds (1993), Clemency (2019), To Be the Best (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Who Is Julia? (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A strikingly beautiful and wealthy woman is hit by a truck and is all smashed up and nearly killed. At nearly the same time, a very plain looking lower middle class woman simply faints and suffers brain death. The beautiful womans brain is fine, so, ...
Plot: brain transplant, model, hospital, death of wife, healing, death, hit by a truck, doctor, medicine, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, mechanic ...
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95%
Fighting for My Daughter (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Unable to get the police to help, a woman launches her own investigation to save her daughter from a dangerous prostitution ring.
Plot: prison, mother daughter relationship, drinking, kiss, prostitution, male female relationship, drugs, sex, physical abuse, fight, nightclub, handcuffs ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
The Conviction of Kitty Dodds (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An abused woman escapes from prison, is recaptured, and sent back then tries to get her sentence reduced. Based on a true story.
Plot: prison, women's prison, murder, child abuse, marital abuse
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76%
 5.9
 276
Clemency (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Years of carrying out death row executions have taken a toll on prison warden Bernadine Williams. As she prepares to execute another inmate, Bernadine must confront the psychological and emotional demons her job creates, ultimately connecting her to ...
Plot: prison warden, prison, death row, father son relationship, crying man, teacher, guilt, telephone call, telephone, retirement, african american, lawyer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.0
 175
To Be the Best (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada, France
Story: The Barbara Taylor Bradford trilogy that began with A Woman of Substance ends with this epic tale! Paula O' Neill feuds with her cousins as she fights to save her grandmother's business-and struggles to salvage her marriage.
Plot: security, female protagonist, jealousy, heiress, department store, cynicism, store, competition, husband wife relationship, suicide, robbery, businesswoman ...
Place: macau, hong kong, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Two Kinds Of Love (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two kinds of love are experienced by young Ricky Schroder in this made-for-TV drama. One kind is the tenuous affection he extends to his estranged father when Schroder's mother unexpectedly dies. The other kind consists of the teasing ...
Plot: coming of age, widower, death of mother, death of wife, workaholic, estranged father, loss of wife, cancer, terminal illness, husband wife relationship, boy, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Female Slaves Revenge (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After a slave uprising, 10 black mistresses of a white landowner decide to capture their master after he refuses to turn over his ill-gained wealth.
Plot: execution, bondage, revenge, exploitation, torture, high heels, slave
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.9
 384
Going Home (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After doing 13 years in prison for the murder of his wife, mechanic Harry Graham is out on parole and looking to rebuild his life in a small seaside community. He settles into a trailer park and finds both a job and a girlfriend. But things get ...
Plot: girlfriend, murder, revenge, trailer park, son, wife, mechanic, witness, father son relationship, confrontation, parole, uxoricide
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Mondo Keyhole (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Howard Thorne is a rapist in Los Angeles: he meets women at work and at parties or he sees them walking down the street, and he follows them, terrifies them, and assaults them. He also dreams about these assaults, and he's unclear how much of ...
Plot: serial rapist, revenge, rape, lesbian, husband wife relationship, rapist
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Chloe, A to Z (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: When 22-year-old Chloe is left with an unexpected pregnancy after a sexy date, she must face her secret past to move into an uncertain future. Torn between her choices, her friends influence her difficult decision: abortion or adoption.
Style: mumblecore
Plot: beach, cell phone, painting, restaurant, male female relationship, counselor, gift, waitress, pregnancy, subway, one night stand, abortion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Whitewash: The Clarence Brandley Story (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Clarence Brandley, a black man wrongly accused in 1980 of the murder of a 16-year-old white high school girl named Cheryl Ferguson. Brandley worked at Conroe High School, where Ferguson was visiting as a member of the ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, emotional, serious ...
Plot: prison, legal action, wrongfully committed, dedicated lawyer, confined, crime, society, courtroom drama, racism, power relations, uncover truth, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
A Family On Edge (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: "A Family On Edge" is about two brothers, Michael and Gabriel Bonds, who were thick as thieves growing up in Atlanta who protected each other by any means necessary.When a fatal mistake separates the siblings, their rock-solid relationship ...
Plot: stress, urban, brotherhood, family drama, revenge, prison, love
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Love Me Strangely (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Alain Revent, a seductive and refined man, derives a peculiar satisfaction from debasing his wives. The first, driven to the brink of despair, throws herself out of a window. Enlisting the help of an equally perverse casual acquaintance, Dino, the ...
Plot: murder, prostitute, police, husband wife relationship, wife husband relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Execution (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The members of a San Diego Wednesday night womens' mah jongg club are five survivors of a Nazi concentration camp. They recognize the owner of a local restaurant, Walter Grossman, as a doctor from the camp who performed experiments on them as ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: doctor, nazi, war crime, post world war two, war criminal, concentration camp, holocaust, world war two, secret, torture, murder, revenge ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Little Boy Blue (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Living in rural Texas is a dysfunctional family: an abusive dad, a Vietnam vet with a war wound that's left him impotent; a compliant wife and a son of about 20, two small sons who look a lot like their brother. The dad harbors a secret, and he ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: sexual abuse, incest, dysfunctional family, parents and children, murder, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, family problems, siblings relations, investigation, missing person, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa, vietnam, asia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.5
 44
Paul (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 75 min.
Story: After 7 years spent in jail Paul (Paul Lyss) is free again. With his old crew he celebrates his return.Nothing really changes and soon he finds himself spaced out drunk at some posh party and eventually ends up wielding a big gun.Hand held Camera ...
Plot: release from prison, alcohol, murder, revenge, drunkenness, prison, machine gun
Place: hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Murder in Texas (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
Story: Based on a true story, this film tells of a plastic surgeon who was suspected of causing the death of his first wife, the daughter of a wealthy member of Houston society. The doctor then marries his mistress, whom he had been keeping during his ...
Plot: plastic surgeon, syringe, obsession, cigarette smoking, pastry, prison, murder, car accident, speedo, man wearing towel, heiress, plastic surgery ...
Place: houston texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
It’s Only Make Believe (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After serving 10 years in prison for murder, Jenny returns to society. She wants to live a quiet life and resume her responsibilities as a mother, but soon shadows from the past start to appear.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: prison, adoption, murder, starting over, drug dealing, family relations, crimes, hopes, criminal heroes, haunted by the past, pregnancy
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Face to Die For (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A scarred, unattractive young woman is conned into helping with a robbery of her employer. As a result, she is sent to prison, gets plastic surgery, and returns to seek revenge on those who wronged her.
Plot: prison, revenge, plastic surgery, slasher
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Suburban Madness (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the real story of Clara Harris, the Houston, Texas dentist who made headlines in July 2002 when she killed her adulterous husband by repeatedly running over him with her car.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, infidelity, crimes, suburbs, private detective, dishonesty, family problems, deadly, couples, dentist
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Cold Days (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Andras Kovacs' film, considered one of the most important Hungarian films of the 1960's, centers around four men who await trial for their involvement in the massacre of several thousand Jewish and Serbian people of Novi Sad in 1942. Each ...
Style: epic
Plot: morality, hate, raid, liquor, ethnic conflict, wife, husband, murder, death, winter, anti semitism, letter ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: yugoslavia, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Scent of Gardenias (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Driver who was left by his wife, who wanted to try a career in the movies, has to deal with their son's revolt when the latter finds his mother, whom he thought dead, singing in a nightclub.
Plot: taxi driver, taxi, marital separation, tv star, fame, actress, death, murder, revenge, filmmaking, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.1
 118
Lotgenoten (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 65 min.
Story: When womanizer Remco Albrecht celebrates his 65st birthday he has to deal with people from his past whom he would rather ignore.
Plot: abortion, prostitution, chinese mafia, murder, lesbian, revenge, female nudity, husband wife relationship, dog, kidnapping
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.8
 147
I Want to Live (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The movie tells the story of a woman who struggles and fights to escape the gas chamber being condemned with capital punishment because of her participation in a hold up in which a person was killed.
Style: serious, rough, bleak, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: prison, legal, drug abuse, crimes, life is a bitch, crime, confined, fugitives, heist, false accusation, injustice, murder ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
75 Degrees in July (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sibling rivalry and other conflicts are revealed as one daughter, now a successful modern artist living in New York, returns to visit her Texas family.
Plot: manipulation, weather, art gallery, sculptor, patriarch, homecoming, summer, sibling rivalry, heat, dysfunctional family, rancher, husband wife relationship ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.3
 172
Stuck! (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Beautiful young Daisy feels stuck working as a shopgirl by day and caring for her ailing mother by night. A suicide gone wrong leaves Daisy wrongly imprisoned, while the neighbor whose testimony put her away struggles with guilt. A tongue-in-cheek ...
Plot: jail, prison, women in prison, female nudity, diary, revolver, suicide, death row, hanging, prison guard, warden, music box ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.5
 543
Fast-Walking (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A dirty corrections officer gets involved in a murder plot involving one of the inmates.
Style: disturbing, cynical, suspenseful, biting, realistic ...
Plot: prison, murder, crime, confined, cons and scams, crimes, unlikely partners, prison life, militant, stoners, black, corrupt ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.1
 129
Caged Hearts (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Kate and Sharon kill a man in self defense and are framed by the justice system. They are put in prison and forced into prostitution. With the help of their defense attorney, they devise a plan to bust out of prison and hopefully expose the group of ...
Plot: women's prison, women in prison, female nudity, secret organization, forced prostitution, execution, hotel, prison, wrongful conviction, nipples, shield, forced confession ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Apple Tree of Paradise (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Girls no more, four heroines emerge into womanhood with a more clear-eyed outlook on life.
Plot: marriage, sex, politician, female nudity, murder, trial, affair, poison, accident, jealousy
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Where Are My Children? (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based upon a true story, Marg Helgenberger stars as a single mother mysteriously arrested by the FBI and separated from her children, thus beginning a 25-year struggle to be reunited with them.
Plot: prison, adoption, car accident, corruption
Time: 1960s
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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