Movies like The Mother of Kings 1991

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The Mother of Kings (1991)
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The Mother of Kings (1991)
Original name: Chaindance
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: As a part of a special government reform program, inmate J.T. Blake has to take care of Johnny Reynolds who has cerebral palsy. In the meantime, another inmate wants to take care of J.T. Blake forever.
Plot: prison, cerebral palsy, wheelchair, prostitute, mental institution, police, female nudity, vandalism, shooting, poetry, police brutality, prison rape, social worker, caught having sex, interrupted sex, nipples visible through clothing, braless, corrupt sheriff, car on fire

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and tense films with plots about prison, murder, crime, police, violence, female nudity and crimes mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Mother of Kings: She Made Them Do It (2013), Running Hot (1984), Down Time (2001), Stronger Than Blood (2010), McVicar (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
She Made Them Do It (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "She Made Them Do It" follows the twisted life of Sarah Pender (Jenna Dewan-Tatum) a charismatic, intelligent young woman who would become one of the country’s most sought after fugitives.
Plot: prison, murder, escaped prisoner, prison escape
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95%
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Running Hot (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A teen convicted of murdering his father escapes from authorities and heads for Arizona with a prostitute.
Plot: teenager, escape, police, prostitute, love, female masturbation, female nudity, escaped convict, hot, prostitution, skinny dipping, masturbation ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 2.2
 351
Down Time (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Slim Williams, a small-time dealer, is poised to make his big score with his partner Paulie. But the easy deal becomes a nightmare when Slim is caught in deadly police sting and ends up in a maximum-security penitentiary. Sold out by his partner, ...
Style: tense, rough, serious, realistic, cult film
Plot: prison, jail, prison gang, gang, police, revenge, racism, power, murder, grudge, drug addict, parolee ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Stronger Than Blood (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Fresh out of juvenile prison, Tommy has sworn off the drugs. But when the going gets tough, the only support he finds is from his best friend Sule - who has "the master plan": one last drug deal to finance their own auto body shop.
Plot: prison, drug traffic, betrayal by friend, friendship between boys, friendship, drug dealer, singing in a car, drug trafficking
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 6.8
 2K
McVicar (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: John McVicar was a London Bad Boy. he graduated to armed bank robbery and was Britain's "Public Enemy No. 1". He was captured and put into a high security prison. Will even the highest security prison be able to hold him? This is the ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic
Plot: prison, criminal, prison life, crime, tough heroes, heist, criminal heroes, human spirit, crimes, confined, fugitives, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1960s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Cellblock Sisters: Banished Behind Bars (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sam Connor kidnaps his young daughters, April and May, sells them to strangers, and accidentally kills his wife when she attempts to intervene. Sixteen years later, April is an out of control outlaw who has come into a life of drugs and crime, while ...
Plot: sex, revenge, women in prison, prison, female nudity, motorcycle gang, robbery, sister sister relationship, vengeance, patricide, humiliation, mother daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.2
 15K
Brubaker (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: The new warden of a small prison farm in Arkansas tries to clean it up of corruption after initially posing as an inmate.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, factual, suspense ...
Plot: prison, abuse, prison warden, fighting the system, liberal, corruption, violence, brutality, abuse of power, justice, politics, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: arkansas, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.4
 73K
Felon (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A family man convicted of killing an intruder must cope with life afterward in the violent penal system.
Style: brutal, realistic, serious, emotional, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison life, fist fighting, fighting the system, murder, prison riot, life is a bitch, life turned upside down, tough heroes, rivalry, police brutality, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 3.1
 211
Payback (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An escaped convict tracks down the cop who put him away.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, revenge, crime, fugitives, crimes, reluctant partners, track down, criminal's revenge, deadly, confined, chases and races, special agents ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.4
 244
The Swap (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A political filmmaker finds himself in Long Island for a weekend where he finds himself entangled with a high-living, jet set crowd. At first it is exciting, but soon he finds himself disillusioned by their shallowness.
Plot: gravestone, lieutenant, attempted murder, convertible, racial slur, prison guard, grave, cemetery, cinematographer, swimming pool, hotel, peanut butter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Women in Cell Block 7 (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman goes behind bars in order to save her father's life.
Plot: lesbianism, women's prison, exploitation, corruption, sex, prison, lesbian, bare breasts, female nudity, female warden, water, nipples ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.4
 41K
Starred Up (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: 19-year-old Eric, arrogant and ultra-violent, is prematurely transferred to the same adult prison facility as his estranged father. As his explosive temper quickly finds him enemies in both prison authorities and fellow inmates — and his already ...
Style: rough, captivating, serious, tense, psychological ...
Plot: prison, prison life, confined, teenage life, parents and children, family reunited, family relations, warden, juvenile delinquent, troublemaker, father son relationship, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: britain, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 318
Fritz Lang (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Filmmaker Fritz Lang seeks inspiration for his first sound film by immersing himself in the case of serial killer Peter Kürten.
Plot: movie business, imagination, nazi, murder investigation, police detective, director, world war one, serial killer, cocaine, husband wife relationship, interview, flashback ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.9
 259
The Third Nail (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young man is sentenced to life in prison for killing two children, a crime he didn't commit. DNA evidence sets him free, but there is no hiding from the prison gang that wants him dead. When his own daughter is abducted and apparently ...
Plot: church, fight, gun, priest, police, father daughter relationship, prison, tattoo, assault
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.3
 573
Red Letters (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A college professor reluctantly hides an escaped female convict who tries to get him to help prove her innocent of a murder.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, tense ...
Plot: college, prison, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, crime, mystery, obsession, destructive relationship, amateur detective, murder, escaped prisoner ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Straight Time (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After being released on parole, a burglar attempts to go straight, get a regular job, and just go by the rules. He soon finds himself back in jail at the hands of a power-hungry parole officer.
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, psychological, contemplative ...
Plot: parole officer, prison, friendship, murder, heist, crime gone awry, crimes, crime, life is a bitch, going straight, dishonesty, ex convict ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, beverly hills, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
 241
Breaking Point (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Mafia tries to take revenge against a man who testified against them in court.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vigilante, mafia, crimes, gangsters, chases and races, rivalry, witnessing a crime, blind ambition, law enforcement, dishonesty, vigilantism ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.5
 230
Sugar Boxx (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Sugar State Women’s Prison. An Everglades hellhole where innocent girls are forced to slave in the swamps by day then turn tricks for the warden by night. A prison camp where corruption, brutality, and sexual abuse are all part of the daily ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, rough
Plot: prison, injustice, vengeance, sexual abuse, profanity, strong sexual content, gory, defiant, dishonesty, prison life, undercover, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Women in Prison (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Nicole (Agnes Soral) is sent up the river for infanticide in this routine woman-in-prison feature. There she meets Marthe (Annie Girardot), a fellow murderess who receives special treatment from the warden Dessombes (Marie-Christine Barrault). The ...
Plot: women's prison, female prisoner, prison guard, teddy bear, jail cell, female nudity, prison
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
South Central (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man is put to prison for 10 years. Coming out of prison he wants to live a normal life and stop with crime but his son has yet followed the criminal path of his father.
Style: captivating, tense, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: gang, drug dealing, urban ghetto life, murder, prison, youth, crime, crimes, life is a bitch, society, coming of age, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Chained Heat II (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Czech Republic
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An American tourist lands in a Slavic prison run by a twisted woman and the U.S. ambassador.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: prison, sexual abuse, false accusation, sex, exploitation, sexploitation, prison life, captivity, injustice, rivalry, dishonesty, transvestism ...
Time: 90s
Place: czech republic, europe, prague czechoslovakia, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.6
 17K
Carandiru (2003)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Brazil, Argentina, Italy
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Carandiru, a story based on real facts and on the book written by the doctor Drauzio Varella, starts when he decides to carry out an AIDS prevention program inside Latin America’s largest prison: the Casa de Detenção de São Paulo, Carandiru, ...
Style: bleak, rough, touching, captivating, compassionate ...
Plot: prison, police brutality, prison life, doctor, confined, life is a bitch, aids, crimes, regret, human nature, fighting illness, protest ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: brazil, latin america, rio de janeiro, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.8
 6K
Haven (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, USA, Spain
Duration: 115 min.
Story: During a weekend, two shady businessmen flee to the Cayman Islands to avoid federal prosecution. But their escape ignites a chain reaction that leads a British native to commit a crime that changes the nation.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: island, prison, drug dealing, family relations, interracial relations, parents and children, drugs/alcohol, crimes, investigation, jail, brother sister relationship, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, miami, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.1
 1K
Steel Toes (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Steel Toes is a provocative exploration of the inescapable and insidious presence of racial and religious intolerance in our society.
Style: psychological, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: racism, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, confined, crimes, misfit, prison, legal, husband wife relationship, liberal, friendship, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal quebec, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Cuore cattivo (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After a robbery gone awry, a young man breaks into an apartment and takes a wheelchair bound girl hostage.
Plot: ethics, false accusation, hold up, heist, theft, thief, redemption, brutality, neighbor, police, ransom, violence ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.4
 245
Ironside (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Citizens of San Francisco are stunned by the news that Robert Ironside, the city's hard-nosed, tough-talking chief of detectives, has been shot and left for dead while vacationing at his friend the Police Commissioner's rural retreat. ...
Plot: attempted murder, police detective, vacation, wheelchair, police, man in a wheelchair, paraplegic, volunteer, left for dead, wheelchair bound, private detective
Time: 1960s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.7
 3K
Bloody Mama (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sexually abused as a young girl, Kate "Ma" Barker (Shelley Winters) grows into a violently powerful woman by the 1930s. She lovingly dominates her grown sons, and grooms them into a pack of tough crooks. The boys include the cruel Herman ...
Style: cynical, tense, suspenseful, rough, psychological ...
Plot: kidnapping, murder, prostitute, prison, losing-it hero, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, criminal heroes, crimes, crime, bank, gang ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
 864
Oh Mercy (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A police chief in northern France tries to solve a case where an old woman was brutally murdered.
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense, psychological
Plot: police, crime scene, murder, corpse, police officer, police detective, brutality, violence, danger, investigation, chase, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 6K
Levity (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Manuel Jordan is a man who is free after serving 23 years for killing a teenager during an attempted robbery. After nearly two decades of staring at his victim's face on a newspaper clipping in his cell, the paroled man attempts to find ...
Style: touching, emotional, psychological, melancholic, philosophical ...
Plot: redemption, sin, murder, prison, criminal, robbery, gang, friendship, haunted by the past, going straight, human nature, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Massacre for an Orgy (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Luxembourg
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A police officer attempts to shut down an illegal girls-for-drugs operation (American version).
Plot: white slavery, drugs, female nudity, lesbianism, sex, prostitute, lesbian, playing footsie, gang, murder, police
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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