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, hospital, politician, jealousy, adoption, murder, death row, waitress, contract killing, husband wife relationship, execution, incest overtones, revenge, telephone conversation, 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, bleak and disturbing films with plots about prison, murder, husband wife relationship, revenge, jealousy, family relations and father son relationship mostly in Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like Callie & Son: Fighting for My Daughter (1995), The Conviction of Kitty Dodds (1993), Two Kinds Of Love (1983), Female Slaves Revenge (1997), To Be the Best (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: physical abuse, kiss, handcuffs, prostitution, punishment, nightclub, beating, fight, jail, male female relationship, drinking alcohol, drugs ...
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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, murder, child abuse, women's prison, marital abuse, prison escape, alcohol abuse
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: terminal illness, loss of wife, father son relationship, coming of age, death of wife, widower, workaholic, death of mother, estranged father, family relations, cancer, husband wife relationship ...
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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.
Style: cult film
Plot: high heels, torture, revenge, exploitation, bondage, execution, slave
⇓ similarity ⇓
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To Be the Best (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada, France
Duration: 192 min.
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: heiress, security, female protagonist, jealousy, assault, business, rival, competition, businesswoman, husband wife relationship, businessman, control ...
Place: macau, hong kong, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.0
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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: revenge, murder, trailer park, girlfriend, mechanic, son, wife, witness, uxoricide, father son relationship, parole, confrontation
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: bisexuality, one night stand, gift, cell phone, counselor, restaurant, abortion, lesbian kiss, pregnancy, painting, adoption, waitress ...
Place: coney island brooklyn new york city, new york
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53%
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Clemency (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 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 ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, compassionate, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: death row, prison, prison warden, retirement, wedding anniversary, innocence, father son relationship, demonstration, teacher, protest, drunkenness, lawyer ...
Place: usa
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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: family relations, revenge, prison, family drama, stress, brotherhood, urban, love
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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: serious, disturbing, psychological, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual abuse, incest, dysfunctional family, parents and children, murder, stepmother stepson relationship, forced sex, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, family problems, siblings relations, missing person ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, asia, vietnam, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: terror, lawyer, post world war two, war crime, secret, nazi, rape, doctor, revenge, survivor, rape and revenge, execution ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.1
 67
Rolling Man (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: While he is serving time in prison, a man's wife dies and his children disappear. When he gets out of prison, he starts to search for his kids
Plot: prison, garage, car race, lost child, father son relationship, accident, jealousy, motor home, pub, prisoner, jail cell, hitchhiker ...
Time: 70s
Place: southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Obsessed with a Married Woman (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jane Seymour makes a six-course meal of her starring role as a magazine editor in Obsessed With a Married Woman--indeed, her performance is the only tangible reason for sitting through this artistically bankrupt TV movie. The story contrives to have ...
Plot: adultery, mistress, infidelity, affair, obsession, magazine editor, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, writers, magazine
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: plastic surgery, prison, revenge, slasher
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.0
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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 ...
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: serial rapist, revenge, rape, rapist, lesbian, husband wife relationship, rape and revenge, castration, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, man in underwear, man in swimsuit, media circus, autopsy, sociopath, playing piano, poisoning, heiress, man wearing towel, gazebo, oil well ...
Place: texas, houston texas
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41%
Only God Can Judge Me (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Film from Tody Walker
Plot: courtroom, jury, redemption, trial, prison, murder
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41%
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, death, revenge, marital separation, actress, father son relationship, tv star, husband wife relationship, taxi driver, murder, filmmaking, fame ...
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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: family relations, chinese mafia, dog, lesbian, female nudity, murder, husband wife relationship, kidnapping, revenge, abortion, prostitution
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, emotional, realistic, serious ...
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I Want to Live (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: disturbing, rough, bleak, realistic, serious ...
Plot: prison, deadly, crime, life is a bitch, fighting the system, legal, confined, crimes, society, dishonesty, fugitives, drug abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Lead Us Not Into Temptation (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A teenager girl intrudes a quite couple's life.
Style: twist ending, psychological, suspense, suspenseful, contemplative
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40%
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Fast-Walking (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: clever, rough, suspenseful, disturbing, bleak ...
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Time: 80s
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Fools (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A horror-movie actor falls in love with the unhappily married young wife of an attorney.
Plot: starting over, jealousy, extramarital affair, murder, actor, love triangle
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, suspense, touching
Plot: prison, family relations, starting over, haunted by the past, adoption, criminal heroes, hopes, murder, crimes, drug dealing, strong female character, release from prison ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
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37%
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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, cult film, cult movie cast
Plot: occupation, husband wife conflict, rape, cold the temperature, accusation, doubt, genocide, serbian, violence against women, husband wife relationship, war criminal, court ...
Time: year 1942, 1940s
Place: former yugoslavia, central europe, yugoslavia
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37%
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Wildfire (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Since they met the first time in boarding school as little kids, it was obvious that the orphans Kay and Dave would become a couple. But at sixteen, Dave foolishly attempted to rob a bank with a water pistol, and ended up in jail for eight years. ...
Plot: foster parent, marriage, adultery, robbery, boarding school, jealousy, orphan, menage a trois, prison
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37%
The United States of Leland (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A withdrawn young man, Leland Fitzgerald is imprisoned for the murder of a mentally disabled boy, who also happened to be the brother of his girlfriend, Becky. As the community struggles to deal with the killing, Pearl Madison, a teacher at the ...
Style: meditative, psychological, bleak, realistic, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Immediate Family (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Linda and Michael, married for ten years, desperately want a baby and turn to an adoption agency which introduces them to Lucy, a teenage girl expecting her first baby. The three agree that Linda and Michael will adopt Lucy's baby and that Lucy ...
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, serious, sincere ...
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Time: 80s, future
Place: washington state, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Her Final Fury: Betty Broderick, the Last Chapter (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The sequel to "A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story" in which Betty Broderick is on trial for the murder of her ex-husband and his new wife.
Plot: true crime, revenge, lawyer, courtroom, murder, divorce
Place: san diego california
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35%