Movies like Dead Man Out

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Dead Man Out (1989)
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Dead Man Out (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A psychiatrist is sent to evaluate if a convicted multiple murderer who's awaiting execution on Death Row for eighth year now and whose behavior during that time got more and more erratic is still mentally fit to be executed.
Plot: prison, serial killer, murderer, psychiatrist, mental illness, prison guard, convict, death row, death penalty, multiple murder

Most similar movies to Dead Man Out

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, bleak and rough films with plots about prison, murder, crimes, convict, crime, deadly and prisoner mostly in Drama, Crime and Biography genres. Some movies like Dead Man Out: Jack (2015), Convicts 4 (1962), The Quare Fellow (1962), Felon (2008), Prison Song (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Jack (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Delving deep into the soul of one of Austria’s most infamous real-life convicts, Jack is a fascinating, unprejudiced look at the path to redemption and the obstacles that bar the way.
Plot: murderer, serial killer, female nudity, serial murder, murder, killer, bathtub, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Place: austria
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95%
Dead Man Walking (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A justice drama based on a true story about a man on death row who in his last days forms a strong relationship with a nun who teaches him forgiveness and gives him spirituality as she accompanies him to his execution.
Style: thought provoking, touching, emotional, serious, psychological ...
Plot: prison, death row, rape, lethal injection, death sentence, nun, death penalty, redemption, warden, forgiveness, confession, court ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: louisiana, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.5
 367
Convicts 4 (1962)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This movie is about the progression of John Resko's (Ben Gazzara) character as he is commuted from the death sentence for killing a man to life in prison. Not only is he transferred to a new facility, but his guard (Stuart Whitman), who ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, psychotronic
Plot: death row, murder, prison life, prison, pardon, going straight, crimes, deadly, store, redemption, confined, hopes ...
Time: 60s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Overkill: The Aileen Wuornos Story (1992)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This film is based on the true story of Aileen Wuornos a prostitute-turned-serial killer who preyed mostly on truck drivers.
Plot: prostitute, murderer, prostitution, serial killer, female killer, killer
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Quare Fellow (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Thomas Crimmins is a new warder, or guard, in an Irish prison. He is young, naive, and idealistic, determined to serve his country by his part in meting out justice to criminals. His superior, Regan, however, realizes that even prisoners are human ...
Plot: death sentence, capital punishment, infidelity, prison, ethics, prison life, death penalty, convict, hypocrisy, jealousy, passion, pub
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story (2004)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Redemption tells the story of Stan "Tookie" Williams, founder of the Crips L.A. street gang. Story follows his fall into gang-banging, his prison term, and his work writing children's novels encouraging peace and anti-violence ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, uplifting, bleak ...
Plot: redemption, death row, prison, gang, gangsters, human spirit, hopes, crimes, lethal injection, murder, deadly, journalism ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, future, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.4
 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 ⇓
51%
 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 ⇓
50%
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Happy Face Murders (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An eccentric older woman (Ann-Margret) implicates her brutal & controlling lover in the murder of a young retarded girl. Absorbed with "Murder She Wrote" and "Matlock", she creates details of the murder from clues she ...
Plot: serial killer, wet t shirt, black panties, rape, female nudity, dead woman in morgue, sociopath, serial murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 15K
Grand Canyon (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Grand Canyon revolved around six residents from different backgrounds whose lives intertwine in modern-day Los Angeles. At the center of the film is the unlikely friendship of two men from different races and classes brought together when one finds ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, clever, touching, serious ...
Plot: friendship, hopes, adoption, racism, family relations, society, coming of age, heist, film within a film, grand canyon, arrest, kindness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, arizona, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
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House of Women (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An innocent, pregnant prison inmate (Shirley Knight) becomes the bad warden's (Andrew Duggan) personal favorite.
Style: disturbing, bleak, rough, emotional, tense ...
Plot: prison, women's prison, strong female presence, legal action, confined, life is a bitch, legal, rehabilitation, unlikely partners, criminal heroes, gory, family relations ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Too Young to Die? (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An abused 15 year old is charged with a murder that carries the death penalty in this fact-based story.
Style: emotional, bleak, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: death row, legal, courtroom, murder, death penalty, teenage prostitute, courtroom drama, knife murder, manipulations, manipulation, kids in trouble, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 196 min.
Story: Filmed on location at Alcatraz Island, this two-part "whole story" actually concentrates on a handful of the denizens behind the cold grey walls of "The Rock". Michael Beck plays the real-life Clarence Carnes, an Oklahoma Choctaw ...
Plot: alcatraz, prison, escape, robbery, murder, criminal, convict, spanking, armed robbery, prisoner, prison life
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Young Poisoner's Handbook (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A sinister tale of genius gone wrong, The Young Poisoner's Handbook chronicles a young man's descent into madness against the absurd backdrop of suburban English life. Hugh O'Conor plays Graham Young, a schoolboy from the London ...
Style: humorous, witty, biting, cynical, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychiatrist, mental institution, poison, family relations, friends, family problems, friendship, parents and children, teenage life, death in the family ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.1
 90
Trapped (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The suicide was easy, getting away with everything else could be murder.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: protagonist as suspect, manhunt, femme fatale, mind game, legal investigation, dishonesty, betrayal, crumbling marriage, crimes, rivalry, deadly, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.2
 117
Hard Choices (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenaged boy goes for a ride with his brother and the brother's friends, who proceed to rob a store and murder the clerk. They are caught and, despite the young boy's protestations, he is convicted of murder and sent to prison. A female ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: escape, on the run, prison, murder, kids in trouble, countryside, heist, store, siblings relations, fall in love, death row, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.3
 165
Roots of Evil (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A serial killer is after hookers and strippers. A male detective and his female partner are assigned to stop him.
Style: rough, suspenseful, sexual, sexy, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), hollywood, strong sexual content, police detective, crimes, graphic violence, partners against crime, prostitute, law enforcement, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 ⇓
42%
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 6.5
 2K
Clemency (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Years of carrying out death row executions have taken a toll on prison warden Bernadine Williams. As she prepares to execute another inmate, Bernadine must confront the psychological and emotional demons her job creates, ultimately connecting her to ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, disturbing, compassionate ...
Plot: prison, prison warden, death row, retirement, guilt, protest, lawyer, black american, teacher, father son relationship, drunkenness, african american ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, prison guard, jail cell, teddy bear, prison, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), solitary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 8.1
 159K
Cool Hand Luke (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: When petty criminal Luke Jackson is sentenced to two years in a Florida prison farm, he doesn't play by the rules of either the sadistic warden or the yard's resident heavy, Dragline, who ends up admiring the new guy's unbreakable ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, atmospheric, thought provoking ...
Plot: prison, freedom, escape, rebelliousness, dignity, punishment, escape attempt, death, loss of parent, convict, respect, death of parent ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1950s, 50s
Place: florida, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 ⇓
39%
The Todd Killings (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on the true story of '60s thrill-killer Charles Schmidt ("The Pied Piper of Tucson"), Skipper Todd (Robert F. Lyons) is a charismatic 23-year old who charms his way into the lives of high school kids in a small California town. ...
Plot: serial killer, teenager, murder, teenage girl, police, repressed homosexual, sex, splatter, true crime, drugs, burial, high school ...
Place: california, tucson arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 24
One Away (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two brothers plot to get their third brother out of jail.
Plot: gypsy, convict, forest, escape, wilderness, manhunt, on the run, prison, police
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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 ⇓
38%
The Versace Murder (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This docu-drama focuses on the true story of the murder of fashion designer Gianni Versace by alleged serial killer Andrew Cunanan.
Plot: gay interest, murder, male prostitute, serial killer, fbi, serial murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.9
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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 ⇓
35%
Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A chronicle of the crimes of Ted Bundy, from the perspective of his longtime girlfriend, Elizabeth Kloepfer, who refused to believe the truth about him for years.
Style: psychological, bleak, suspense, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, maniac, serial murder, prison, murder, violence, death penalty, police investigation, necrophilia, escape, couples, deadly ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Reflections on a Crime (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Seven years ago, Regina (Mimi Rogers) was tried for the death. On the night before she becomes the first woman in over 40 years to be executed in a federal penitentiary, she befriends the lone, curious prison guard Colin Reeves (Billy Zane), who has ...
Plot: divorce, murder, prison, flashback, love, assassin, injury, jail cell, poison, execution, accidental death, confession ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.6
 38K
Just Mercy (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The powerful true story of Harvard-educated lawyer Bryan Stevenson, who goes to Alabama to defend the disenfranchised and wrongly condemned — including Walter McMillian, a man sentenced to death despite evidence proving his innocence. Bryan fights ...
Style: tense, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, touching ...
Plot: false accusation of murder, courtroom, innocence, lawyer, murder, defense attorney, perjury, lie, investigation, injustice, judge, justice ...
Time: year 1987, 80s, year 1993, year 1992, 20th century
Place: alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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