Movies like The Mother of Kings

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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

Most similar movies to The Mother of Kings

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and tense films with plots about prison, murder, crimes, crime, violence, police and revenge 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.
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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, prostitution, dead boy, skinny dipping, love, masturbation, female masturbation, hot, blonde ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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: rough, tense, serious, realistic, cult film
Plot: prison, prison gang, jail, police, gang, racism, revenge, power, drug addict, grudge, murder, prison rape ...
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: prison, murder, prison escape, runaway, manipulation, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, investigation, convict, uncover truth, escaped prisoner
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, juvenile prison, friendship between boys, friendship, drug dealer, childhood friend, singing in a car, drug trafficking
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 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, escape, human spirit, heist, tough heroes, confined, fugitives, crimes, crime, rise and fall ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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, violence, brutality, abuse of power, justice, politics, prison rape ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: arkansas, southern usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: robbery, sex, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, female nudity, violence, shower, revenge, death, biker, prison riot, prison gang ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 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: tense, psychological, suspense, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, prison, track down, murder, crimes, confined, law enforcement, rivalry, isolation, convict, showdown, escaped convict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 74K
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, life is a bitch, fighting the system, murder, prison riot, life turned upside down, rivalry, police brutality, prison gang, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 3.4
 256
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: hit on the head, peanut butter, revenge, homosexual, grave, femme fatale, attempted murder, convertible, pornography, pill, knocked out, blackmail ...
⇓ 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, redemption, pregnancy, call girl, kidnapping, freedom, verbal abuse, drugging, forgiveness, trafficking ...
⇓ 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, women's prison, exploitation, corruption, prison, water, lesbian, female nudity, nipples, female warden, nudity (full frontal - brief), bare breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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, stylized, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: island, prison, interracial relations, family relations, drug dealing, crimes, parents and children, drugs/alcohol, investigation, brother sister relationship, jail, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.3
 141K
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, poker, neo noir, mafia, judge, cards, addiction, friendship, neo-noir, dishonesty, ex convict, debt ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, texas, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.4
 43K
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, warden, family relations, juvenile delinquent, troublemaker, father son relationship, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: britain, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, fighting illness, protest, regret ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: brazil, latin america, rio de janeiro, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.9
 260
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: assault, church, gun, police, father daughter relationship, priest, prison, tattoo, fight
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.5
 48
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: prostitute, release from prison, murder, prison, drunkenness, revenge, alcohol, machine gun
Place: hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.3
 322
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, ritual murder, murder investigation, filmmaker, newspaper clipping, male nudity, interview, confession, suspect, drug use, bare breasts, corpse ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.9
 247
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, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vigilante, mafia, rebellion, blind ambition, legal, gangsters, law enforcement, gang, dishonesty, deadly, on the run ...
Time: 70s
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.3
 575
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, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, crime, 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, dishonesty, crime gone awry, life is a bitch, crimes, going straight, crime ...
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, tense ...
Plot: racism, confined, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, introspection, prison, legal, crimes, misfit, husband wife relationship, immigrants, liberal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal, montreal quebec, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: tense, bleak, rough, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, prison, gangsters, muslim, prison life, cruelty, convict, confined, racial slur, respect, guilt, power struggle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france, marseille, california
⇓ 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, tense, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: gang, drug dealing, urban ghetto life, murder, prison, crimes, juvenile delinquency, coming of age, youth, life is a bitch, crime, society ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, south central los angeles
⇓ 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: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ 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, prison life, captivity, vengeance, transvestism, injustice, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: czech republic, europe, prague, prague czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 1K
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: psychological, disturbing, captivating, tense
Plot: police, murder, crime scene, police officer, corpse, police detective, danger, violence, investigation, brutality, chase, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: robbery, getaway car, ransom, theft, shooting, thief, heist, ethics, brutality, tragic event, television, escape ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 568
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: prison, injustice, hip hop, juvenile delinquency, criminal heroes, musician's life, redemption, prison life, crime, youth, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%