Movies like Screwed 2011

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Screwed (2011)
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Screwed (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is a semi-biographical story based on the experiences of former prison guard Ronnie Thompson who spent seven years working in some of the UK's most dangerous prisons. Based on Thompson's book of the same name, the project stars James D'Arcy (Master & Commander), Noel Clarke (Kidulthood), Frank Harper (The Football Factory), Jamie Foreman (Layer Cake), Andrew Shim (This Is England) and Kate Magowan (Stardust). The story revolves around former soldier Sam Norwood who takes a job as a prison officer when he returns from Iraq and becomes exposed to the underworld of prison culture - including corrupt guards and drug trafficking.
Style: rough, disturbing, tense, serious, sincere, bleak, captivating, emotional, realistic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison life, prison, violence spree, life is a bitch, fish out of water, downfall, crimes, misfit, law enforcement, confined, haunted by the past, corrupt officer, estrangement, prison warden, murder, war veteran, prison riot, prison gang, graphic violence, interracial relations, drug abuse, drugs, iraq war, prisoner, cocaine ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, britain, united kingdom

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Most similar movies to Screwed

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and tense films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, life is a bitch, prison, confined and prison life mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Screwed: Dog Pound (2010), Terry (2011), R (2010), Offender (2012), Oz (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: prison, juvenile delinquency, juvenile prison, sodomy, crimes, male nudity, teenage protagonist, prison life, going straight, youth, teenage boy, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Terry (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In the summer of 2009, Charlie Ruez made a documentary. 6 months later the footage was seized for evidence by the Metropolitan Police Department. In 2010, the footage was released.
Style: serious, tense, rough, disturbing, realistic
Plot: gangsters, found footage, crimes, law enforcement, gang, drug dealing, drug abuse, murder, violence spree, swashbuckler, strong violent content, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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50%
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R (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The R of the title stands for the young protagonist, Rune, fearlessly played by Pilou Asbæk. Imprisoned for violent assault, he's a cocky, good-looking young man placed in the hardcore ward, where his survival depends on quickly learning the ...
Style: tense, realistic, captivating, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison life, friendship, confined, gang, crimes, warden, muslim, violence, murder, racial slur, jail cell ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Offender (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Justice needs to be served at Britain's most notorious young offenders institute.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: prison life, crimes, confined, vigilantism, vengeance, life is a bitch, robbery, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, chase, juvenile delinquency, violent, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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100%
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 8.7
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Oz (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: The daily lives of prisoners in Emerald City, an experimental unit of the Oswald Maximum Security Prison where ingroups - Muslims, Latinos, Italians, Aryans - stick close to their mutual friends and terrorizes their mutual enemies.
Style: thought provoking, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison life, gay, life is a bitch, confined, violence spree, rapist, gang, rape, convict, homosexual rape, strong sexual content ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 2000s, 21st century
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50%
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Three Walls (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Three men are on death row. Jaggu (Jackie Shroff), a lawyer and a poet, is serving a sentence for murdering his wife because she was cheating on him with another man. Nagya (Nagesh Kukunoor), a man angry with the whole world, is arrested for ...
Style: serious, tense, touching, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: prison life, introspection, prison, confined, family problems, twists and turns, redemption, death row, murder, hopes, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
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35%
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Buried (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Buried is a British television drama series, produced by World Productions for Channel 4 and originally screened in 2003. The programme starred Lennie James as Lee Kingley, who is serving a long prison sentence in order to protect a member of his ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison life, prison, life is a bitch, survival, criminal heroes, confined, warden, false accusation, criminal psychologist, crimes, dishonesty, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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34%
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Cost of a Soul (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Wounded in the war, Tommy Donahue and DD Davis return home from Iraq to the slum neighborhood they grew up in. Tommy returns to his wife, Faith, whom he abandoned while she was pregnant to escape a life of crime. Tommy meets his disabled six ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: racism, murder, iraq war, crimes, urban ghetto, haunted by the past, homecoming, society, gang, family problems, war veteran, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia, pennsylvania
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33%
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Code 37 (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A famous writer is violated in a sex-movie-theatre. He had a date with Roos, a young student who works also as a prostitute. Quickly it becomes clear that more students are active in the prostitution. Enough reason for Hannah and her team to go ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, crimes, gain trust, haunted by the past, parents and children, law enforcement, college, prostitution, rivalry, strong female presence, assault ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, ghent, europe
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31%
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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, cult film
Plot: prison, gangsters, crimes, prison life, criminal, prison escape, imprisonment, gang, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, confined, rise and fall ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london, europe
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31%
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El padrino (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In the streets of East Los Angeles, Manny is a formidable drug dealer. Impressed by his extravagant lifestyle and prowess, his young son, Kilo, yearns to follow in his footsteps. Kilo resolves to learn how to prosper in the drug world, and his new ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime boss, gangsters, prison gang, prison, criminal heroes, juvenile delinquency, prison life, life is a bitch, crimes, gang, drug dealing, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, mexico
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29%
 7.0
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Lion's Den (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Argentina, South Korea, Brazil, Spain
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Julia, a 25 year-old university student, two weeks pregnant, with no criminal record, is sent to prison. Julia murdered the father of her child. This story addresses maternity, jail and Justice; confinement, guilt and solitude; but above all it ...
Style: touching, serious, uplifting, rough, realistic ...
Plot: prison, fighting the system, confined, human spirit, prison life, life is a bitch, rebellion, single parent, human nature, parents and children, murder, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
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28%
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Ghosted (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: ‘GHOSTED’ tells a story of survival inside a British Prison. Jack a model prisoner, has kept his head down and done his time. After his wife confirms that she is leaving him, on the anniversary of their son’s death, the only thing that keeps ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: prison, crimes, prison life, survival, haunted by the past, confined, criminal heroes, twists and turns, prison fight, prison rape, supernatural, strong violent content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Based on the events surrounding the murder of British student Meredith Kercher.Hayden Panettiere (Heroes) and Marcia Gay Harden (Academy Award winner for Pollock) star in the Lifetime Original Movie Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy based on the ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: legal investigation, unlikely criminals, crimes, courtroom drama, college, murder, legal action, law enforcement, murderous pair, police investigation, partners, prison ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
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27%
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Adulthood (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After serving six years for killing his schoolmate, a young man learns that someone is out for revenge.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, gloomy, bleak
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: urban ghetto life, gang, crimes, vengeance, society, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, youth, criminal's revenge, life is a bitch, urban ghetto, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Top Dog (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hooligan boss Billy Evans has it all - a successful business, a beautiful family and respect on the terraces. But when he clashes with gangster Mickey over a backstreet proetection racket, Billy soon finds himself out of his depth as they look to ...
Style: tense, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, rivalry, downfall, crimes, gang, blind ambition, criminal heroes, unfulfillment, gangsters, criminal, graphic violence, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Jesse Stone: No Remorse (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Police Chief Jesse Stone, who was suspended by the Paradise, Mass. Town Council, begins moonlighting for his friend, State Homicide Commander Healy, by investigating a series of murders in Boston, leaving Rose and Suitcase to handle a crime spree in ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, law enforcement, investigation, police investigation, crimes, small town, murder investigation, serial killer, police officer, mystery, hit and run, chief of police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston, new england
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27%
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Three (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The final installment in director Lucas Belvaux's trilogy follows Pascal, a cop who sees a return to credibility in the capture of escaped convict Bruno--who in turn is harbored by Pascal's morphine-addicted wife Agnes. Pascal's ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, bleak, art house ...
Plot: drug dealing, police corruption, downfall, haunted by the past, introspection, moral dilemma, fugitives, life is a bitch, crimes, on the run, addiction, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
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27%
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Thorne: Scaredycat (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: D.I. Tom Thorne's latest case puts him on the hunt for not one, but two serial killers, who seem to be working together, yet killing separately.
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, crimes, police detective, fighting crime, murderous pair, law enforcement, murder mystery, strangulation, psychopath, deadly
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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25%
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Cement (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: What's the bond between partners, between brothers, and between spouses? In L.A., Bill Holt handcuffs Sean Rickhart inside a rebar frame for a freeway pillar at a construction site; Bill's going to bury Sean in quick-drying cement. Guided ...
Style: neo noir, serious, rough, realistic, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, police corruption, criminal's revenge, gangsters, drug dealing, criminal heroes, police investigation, life is a bitch, rivalry, dishonesty, law enforcement, drug abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
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25%
Stranger Inside (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mother daughter reunion set in the harsh reality of a women's correctional facility
Style: thought provoking, rough, disturbing, emotional, serious ...
Plot: prison, lesbian, women in prison, life is a bitch, parents and children, confined, gang, youth, society, juvenile delinquency, drug dealing, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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25%
Jesse Stone: Sea Change (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Police Chief Jesse Stone's relationship with his ex-wife worsens, he fears he will relapse into alcoholism. To get his mind off his problems, Jesse begins working on the unsolved murder of a bank teller shot during a robbery. Meanwhile, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense
Plot: crimes, investigation, police investigation, uncover truth, murder, law enforcement, life is a bitch, heist, coma, police officer, mystery, small town ...
Time: year 1994, year 1992, contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts
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24%
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The Escapist (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Denis Hopkins, a pilot, lives with his pregnant wife Valerie and has a comfortable lifestyle. When a gang of criminals led by the sadistic Ricky Barnes breaks into his home, he offers whatever the criminals want to protect his wife and unborn child, ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, vengeance, prison, violence spree, confined, gang, haunted by the past, murder, tough heroes, crimes, heroes, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Cracker (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After living in Australia for the past decade, Fitz and Judith return to Manchester in 2004 for their daughter Katie's wedding. Drinking too much at the reception, Fitz stumbles through a rambling toast, which only embarrasses the bride. ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, murder, police investigation, who done it, unlikely criminals, tough law enforcer, mentally unstable, doctors and patients, haunted by the past, police procedural, mysticism, nypd ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, manchester, northern ireland, europe
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23%
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Payback (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An escaped convict tracks down the cop who put him away.
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, prison, track down, crimes, murder, confined, law enforcement, rivalry, isolation, convict, showdown, escaped prisoner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.0
 19
The Badge (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The only difference between a cop and a criminal is The Badge. Detective Vince McKinley and his partner Martin Goulet have to solve the biggest case of their careers: a series of evidence have been stolen from their own precinct. Through out the ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, police investigation, tough law enforcer, police corruption, dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement, graphic violence, corruption, police, badge
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.1
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Civil Brand (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Forced to work under slave-like conditions in a "prison for profit" program, the inmates of a mostly-African-American female prison, Whitehead Correctional, try to take over the institution. At the core of the story is Frances, who finds ...
Style: tense, disturbing, bleak, rough, thought provoking ...
Plot: prison, friendship, injustice, human spirit, social decay, prison life, juvenile delinquency, hopes, sexual abuse, racism, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.6
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Five Daughters (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Factually-based drama telling the stories of five young women who were tragically murdered in Ipswich in 2006.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, murder, police detective, police investigation, woman in danger, drug abuse, addiction, prostitute, life is a bitch, small town, empire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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The Ceremony (1963)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man (Robert Walker) has an affair with his condemned brother's (Laurence Harvey) girlfriend (Sarah Miles) while plotting his escape in Tangier.
Style: noir, serious, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: prison, mistaken identity, death row, escape, amateur detective, legal, heroes, crimes, assassination, investigation, rivalry, confined ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Scum (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This is the hard and shocking story of life in a British Borstal for young offenders. The brutal regime made no attempt to reform or improve the inmates and actively encouraged a power struggle between the 'tough' new inmate and the ...
Style: disturbing, rough, tense, serious, captivating ...
Plot: prison, racism, youth, rebellion, riot, corruption, revenge, kids in trouble, humiliation, sadism, criminal heroes, prison life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%