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

Most similar movies to The Mother of Kings

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and suspenseful films with plots about prison, murder, crime, female nudity, crimes, violence and vengeance mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Mother of Kings: Down Time (2001), She Made Them Do It (2013), Running Hot (1984), McVicar (1980), Stronger Than Blood (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 352
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, ...
Plot: prison, drug overdose, jail, heroin, controversy, suicide by hanging, hanging, parolee, prison bus, murder, revenge, prostitute ...
Place: mexico
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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.
Plot: murder, prison, escaped prisoner, prison escape
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 5.9
 163
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, police, escape, prostitute, female nudity, female masturbation, love, sleazy, dead boy, manhunt, masturbation, skinny dipping ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 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, confined, tough heroes, human spirit, fugitives, criminal heroes, crimes, crime, life is a bitch, ambition ...
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, singing in a car, friendship between boys, drug dealer, drug trafficking
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.4
 40K
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: serious, rough, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: prison, prison life, therapist, confined, warden, family relations, family reunited, power relations, youth, troublemaker, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: britain, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.2
 476
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.
Plot: police, misery, missing girl, strangled to death, confession of crime, police interrogation, crime scene, rape of a minor, murder, prison, cigarette smoking, prison visit ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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's prison, prison, lesbianism, revenge, sex, shower, bare breasts, death, murder, police, violence, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 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 ⇓
50%
 3.2
 208
Payback (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An escaped convict tracks down the cop who put him away.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, revenge, track down, partners, deadly, vengeance, psychopath, master criminal, law enforcement, isolation, police investigation, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.5
 225
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: attempted murder, lieutenant, death of brother, pistol, wheelchair, flashback, ex convict, pill, grave, cinematographer, hit on the head, hotel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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: realistic, serious, brutal, emotional, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison life, fist fighting, murder, prison riot, fighting the system, life is a bitch, life turned upside down, tough heroes, rivalry, police brutality, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, sex, corruption, women's prison, exploitation, prison, bare breasts, death, female nudity, heroin, water, female warden ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.5
 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: realistic, bleak, captivating, offbeat, touching ...
Plot: prison, attempted murder, police brutality, massacre, prison life, doctor, cross dressing, aids, crimes, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: brazil, latin america, rio de janeiro, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 291
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, trapped, monocle, screenwriter, filmmaking, suicide, suspect, interrogation, filmmaker, inspiration, police detective, war wound ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.9
 256
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: prison, police, tattoo, father daughter relationship, fight, church, gun, priest
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.5
 218
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: suspenseful, realistic, rough, semi serious
Plot: prison, sexual abuse, undercover, confined, crimes, life is a bitch, crime, secret identity, rebelliousness, injustice, rebellion, vengeance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.3
 568
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, realistic, rough, serious, tense ...
Plot: college, prison, crime, mystery, dishonesty, law enforcement, obsession, amateur detective, destructive relationship, murder, escaped prisoner, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.9
 233
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, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vigilante, mafia, crimes, rebellion, rivalry, prison, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, gang, vigilantism ...
Time: 70s
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, touching
Plot: parole officer, prison, friendship, murder, heist, dishonesty, going straight, life is a bitch, crime, crime gone awry, ex convict, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, beverly hills, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, jail cell, teddy bear, prison guard, female nudity, prison
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.3
 61K
Shot Caller (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A newly-released prison gangster is forced by the leaders of his gang to orchestrate a major crime with a brutal rival gang on the streets of Southern California.
Style: twist ending, clever, harsh, suspense, tense
Plot: prison, violence, desperation, criminal, gang, prison gang, life is a bitch, murder, existentialism, criminal heroes, moral ambiguity, arrest ...
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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, drugs/alcohol, crimes, parents and children, interracial relations, investigation, brother sister relationship, jail, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: captive, heist, redemption, thief, theft, media, gun, robbery, hostage, false accusation, television, police commissioner ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, exploitation, sex, sexploitation, life is a bitch, captivity, injustice, rivalry, crimes, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s
Place: czech republic, europe, prague czechoslovakia, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.9
 4K
Wild Seven (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this darkly karmic vision of Arizona, a man who breathes nothing but ill will begins a noxious domino effect as quickly as an uncontrollable virus kills. As he exits Arizona State Penn after twenty-one long years, Wilson has only one thing on the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, crime, down on your luck, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, cons and scams, heist, bank, murder, goofy hero, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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: suspenseful, tense, cynical, realistic, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, prison, prostitute, murder, crime, losing-it hero, crimes, wrongfully committed, gays and lesbians, siblings relations, parents and children, criminal heroes ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.9
 89K
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: realistic, tense, bleak, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, mafia, muslim, gangsters, cruelty, convict, bribery, racial slur, respect, lawyer, guilt, protection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, marseille, paris france, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: redemption, sin, murder, prison, vandalism, party, police, revenge, criminal, robbery, gang, singer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.3
 239
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: private detective, man in a wheelchair, paraplegic, volunteer, left for dead, vacation, wheelchair, police, police detective, wheelchair bound, attempted murder
Time: 1960s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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