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, poker, mental institution, police, female nudity, loss of virginity, vandalism, shooting, poetry, police brutality, prison rape, social worker, caught having sex, corrupt sheriff, interrupted sex, nipples visible through clothing, braless, car on fire

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and psychological films with plots about prison, murder, crime, crimes, violence, female nudity and life is a bitch mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Mother of Kings: Running Hot (1984), Down Time (2001), She Made Them Do It (2013), Stronger Than Blood (2010), McVicar (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.9
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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: escape, teenager, police, prostitute, escaped convict, prostitution, female nudity, braless, female masturbation, skinny dipping, manhunt, sleazy ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 2.2
 349
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, serious, rough, realistic, cult film
Plot: prison, jail, prison gang, power, gang, police, revenge, racism, murder, drug addict, grudge, flashback ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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.
Style: captivating, psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, prison, prison escape, runaway, manipulation, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, uncover truth, investigation, convict, escaped prisoner
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67%
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, betrayal by friend, drug traffic, friendship between boys, friendship, singing in a car, childhood friend, drug dealer, juvenile prison, drug trafficking
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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: realistic, serious, rough
Plot: prison, criminal, prison life, rise and fall, human spirit, heist, life is a bitch, crimes, confined, escape, tough heroes, fugitives ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 3.1
 215
Payback (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An escaped convict tracks down the cop who put him away.
Style: tense, psychological, suspense, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, prison, murder, track down, crimes, law enforcement, confined, rivalry, isolation, convict, showdown, escaped convict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ 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: women in prison, lesbianism, death, female nudity, murder, prison, father daughter relationship, robbery, mother daughter relationship, sex, revenge, women's prison ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.2
 16K
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, brutality, violence, abuse of power, justice, politics, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: arkansas, southern usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 3.4
 272
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: homosexual, grave, femme fatale, flashback, swimming pool, hotel, revenge, peanut butter, hit on the head, attempted murder, convertible, pornography ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Daughter of the King (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 135 min.
Story: DAUGHTER OF THE KING follows Ashley Miller as she rebuilds herself after a drug filled episode trying to live a normal life. An outstanding debt gets her sucked back into the underworld that is ruled by Haydar, a ruthless man that forces her into ...
Style: christian film
Plot: human trafficking, sex trafficking, prison, verbal abuse, forgiveness, christian, drugs, drug addict, pregnancy, redemption, kidnapping, prostitute ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: lesbianism, corruption, women's prison, exploitation, prison, water, bare breasts, lesbian, nipples, female warden, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 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, suspenseful, stylized, realistic
Plot: island, prison, interracial relations, drug dealing, family relations, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, crimes, investigation, brother sister relationship, jail, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Cry of a Prostitute (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The gangster Tony Aniante in the middle of a feud between two mafia families. He manipulates both families into believing he is on their side and are just waiting for the right moment to take the initiative...
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: revenge, mob boss, conspiracy, mafia, murder, adultery, mini skirt, head bashed in, bloodbath, blood splatter, shot in the leg, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.6
 18K
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, captivating, touching, rough, compassionate ...
Plot: prison, police brutality, prison life, doctor, crimes, confined, life is a bitch, aids, human nature, regret, protest, fighting illness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: brazil, latin america, rio de janeiro, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.9
 261
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: priest, gun, prison, father daughter relationship, fight, tattoo, church, police, assault
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.5
 49
Paul (1974)
Genre: Crime, 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, prostitute, murder, prison, drunkenness, revenge, alcohol, machine gun
Place: hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.3
 142K
Rounders (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A young man is a reformed gambler who must return to playing big stakes poker to help a friend pay off loan sharks.
Style: serious, clever, psychological, rough, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, neo noir, poker, friendship, cards, mafia, judge, addiction, neo-noir, cons and scams, debt, ex convict ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, atlantic city, texas, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.8
 251
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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, mafia, vigilante, rebellion, blind ambition, legal, gangsters, law enforcement, gang, dishonesty, deadly, on the run ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: college, prison, crime, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, dishonesty, obsession, destructive relationship, amateur detective, murder, escaped prisoner ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, mojave desert
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: warden, parole officer, prison, friendship, murder, heist, crime, life is a bitch, crimes, crime gone awry, going straight, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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: disturbing, psychological, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: racism, confined, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, introspection, prison, misfit, crimes, legal, husband wife relationship, liberal, immigrants ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal quebec, quebec, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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, robbery, criminal, gang, friendship, haunted by the past, going straight, human nature, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, rough, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: urban ghetto life, drug dealing, gang, murder, prison, life is a bitch, coming of age, crimes, society, juvenile delinquency, youth, crime ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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A Prophet (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Sentenced to six years in prison, Malik El Djebena (Tahar Rahim) is alone in the world and can neither read nor write. On his arrival at the prison, he seems younger and more brittle than the others detained there. At once he falls under the sway of ...
Style: rough, tense, bleak, atmospheric, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, prison, gangsters, prison life, cruelty, convict, confined, racial slur, respect, guilt, muslim, power struggle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, marseille, paris france, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: rough, sexual, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: prison, sexual abuse, false accusation, exploitation, sexploitation, escape, injustice, transvestism, prison life, captivity, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: czech republic, europe, prague, prague czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
 11K
Dog Pound (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Canada, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three juvenile delinquents arrive at a correctional center and are put under the care of an experienced guard.
Style: sincere, serious, tense, rough, realistic ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, prison, sodomy, crimes, juvenile prison, prison life, youth, crime, going straight, redemption, isolation, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 114
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: hold up, fictional reality show, robbery, getaway car, ransom, theft, shooting, thief, heist, ethics, brutality, tragic event ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 577
Prison Song (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Elijah has been bounced from group home to group home throughout his turbulent young life. What has sustained him is his art. After a promised scholarship is taken away, Elijah ends up in a fight that result in the death of another boy. Now, ...
Style: sincere, rough, serious, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: injustice, prison, hip hop, musician's life, criminal heroes, juvenile delinquency, redemption, prison life, youth, crime, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: gangsters, prostitute, prison, kidnapping, murder, addiction, wrongfully committed, bank, deadly, losing-it hero, crime, lovers on the run ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, year 1929
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.6
 239
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, suspense, captivating, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: prison, crimes, vengeance, injustice, rivalry, secret identity, confined, sexual abuse, exploitation, nudity (full frontal - brief), investigation, journalist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%