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

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Most similar movies to The Mother of Kings

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and psychological films with plots about prison, murder, crimes, police, violence, female nudity 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), Women in Cell Block 7 (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.7
 205
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.
Style: hot
Plot: police, escape, prostitute, blonde, sleazy, manhunt, love, escaped prisoner, dead boy, skinny dipping, female nudity, female masturbation ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 3.1
 449
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, realistic, tense, serious, cult film
Plot: prison, jail, prison gang, power, racism, gang, police, revenge, murder, drug addict, grudge, heroin ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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, motorcycle gang, daughter murders father, mistaken identity, sex scene, death, female nudity, violence, sister sister relationship, robbery, sex, vengeance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, suspenseful, realistic, psychological, serious
Plot: murder, prison, prison escape, runaway, femme fatale, manipulation, investigation, convict, dangerous attraction, uncover truth, escaped prisoner
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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, juvenile prison, betrayal by friend, drug dealer, childhood friend, friendship, friendship between boys, drug traffic, singing in a car
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Women in Cell Block 7 (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A woman goes behind bars in order to save her father's life.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: lesbianism, women's prison, corruption, exploitation, prison, death, jail, murder of a nude woman, sex scene, female objectification, police, heroin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 3.3
 238
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, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, prison, murder, track down, crimes, isolation, confined, law enforcement, rivalry, convict, showdown, escaped prisoner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.7
 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: rough, realistic, serious
Plot: prison, criminal, prison life, heist, human spirit, tough heroes, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, confined, rise and fall, crimes, fugitives ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 8.6
 4K
Mahanadhi (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Mahanathi story is about an average man who loses his children, life and properties to overcome a hardship.
Plot: child trafficking, prison, corruption, jail, family relations, self mutilation, con artists, con men, anguish, father daughter relationship, vigilantism, prostitution ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 3.3
 306
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: flashback, death of brother, party, revenge, prisoner, pills, homosexual, racial slur, lieutenant, cinematographer, grave, gas station ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, prostitute, trafficking, rape, forgiveness, christian, captive, pregnancy, call girl, redemption, kidnapping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.1
 18K
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, undercover, justice, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 60s
Place: arkansas, southern usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.5
 20K
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, protest, regret, fighting illness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: brazil, latin america, rio de janeiro, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.7
 7K
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, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: island, prison, interracial relations, drug dealing, family relations, crimes, parents and children, investigation, jail, brother sister relationship, master criminal, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.3
 150K
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: neo noir, serious, clever, psychological, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, poker, friendship, card playing, mafia, judge, addiction, cons and scams, destructive relationship, debt, ex convict, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, atlantic city, texas, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, conspiracy, mafia, mob boss, murder, police, car accident, exploitation, nudity (full frontal - brief), caught having sex, rape, violence against women ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, psychological, thought provoking, touching ...
Plot: warden, prison, friendship, murder, heist, crimes, going straight, life is a bitch, dishonesty, crime gone awry, ex convict, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.6
 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: tense, cynical, rough, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, prison, kidnapping, bank, prostitute, gangsters, rape, incest, suicide, sexual abuse, bank robbery, heist ...
Time: 1930s, year 1929
Place: arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 7.5
 53
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: murder, prison, released from prison, drunkenness, revenge, prostitute, machine gun, alcohol
Place: hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Order to Assassinate (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain, Italy, Dominican Republic
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story concerns a mob family, headed by gambling czar Jose Ferrer. When one of family's hit men (Helmut Berger) fails to come up to expectations, Ferrer orders the man's execution.
Plot: murderer, police, island, police shootout, helicopter, murder, organized crime, assassination, training, police officer, truck, police officer killed ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Made in Britain (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Trevor sometimes-violent skinhead with no regard for authority, and would rather spend his time stealing cars than sitting in the detention centre to which he is sent. His social worker, Harry Parker, tries to do his best, but Trevor is only ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: racism, skinhead, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto life, social worker, police, prison, kids in trouble, society, youth, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.5
 308
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: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vigilante, mafia, prison, vigilantism, vengeance, rivalry, rebellion, criminal heroes, crimes, legal, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 70s
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.2
 622
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, tense, serious ...
Plot: college, prison, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, mystery, amateur detective, obsession, destructive relationship, murder, escaped prisoner, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, mojave desert
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 7.8
 98K
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 ⇓
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, criminal, robbery, gang, friendship, haunted by the past, going straight, human nature, rehabilitation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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: realistic, disturbing, psychological, tense, serious ...
Plot: racism, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, confined, prison, introspection, crimes, legal, misfit, husband wife relationship, liberal, immigrants ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, serious, realistic, tense, rough
Plot: urban ghetto life, gang, drug dealing, murder, prison, life is a bitch, society, youth, juvenile delinquency, crimes, coming of age, drug abuse ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 645
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: captivating, serious, sincere, rough, realistic ...
Plot: prison, injustice, hip hop, prison life, redemption, juvenile delinquency, musician's life, criminal heroes, murder, life sentence, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: sexy, realistic, serious, rough, sexual ...
Plot: prison, sexual abuse, false accusation, exploitation, female warden, sexploitation, transvestism, injustice, escape, life is a bitch, going straight, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s
Place: czech republic, europe, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 136
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: mother daughter relationship, police, neighbor, suburbs, police officer, redemption, theft, captive, escape, ethics, brutality, fictional reality show ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%