Movies and TV shows like Human Trafficking

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Human Trafficking (2005)
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Human Trafficking (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: When a sixteen-year-old girl from the Ukraine, a single mother from Russia, an orphaned seventeen-year-old girl from Romania, and a twelve-year-old American tourist become the victims of international sex slave traffickers, a specialized team of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) struggles to expose the worldwide network that has enslaved them.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, tense, bleak, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, forced prostitution, slavery, prostitute, child abduction, violence against women, captivity, human trafficking, sex trade, sex trafficking, rape of a minor, conspiracy, pedophilia, pedophile, corruption, child rape, crimes, confined, crime, life is a bitch, mystery, society, rescue, dishonesty, immigrants ...
Time: contemporary
Place: the philippines, eastern europe, russia, ukraine, europe, asia

Most similar movies to Human Trafficking

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious and tense films and TV series with plots about crimes, crime, murder, police investigation, police, law enforcement and danger mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Human Trafficking: Sex Traffic (2004), Trade (2007), The Silence (2010), Kidnap and Ransom (2011), Eden (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sex Traffic (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 189 min.
TV show
Story: Boston based Kernwell Industries is an American defense contractor. One of those contracts is to deploy 3,000 peacekeepers to the International Peacekeeping Coalition's work in the Balkans. Because of the near epidemic problem of sex ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, thought provoking, realistic, serious ...
Plot: sex trafficking, prostitute, sexual abuse, human trafficking, pimp, woman in danger, crimes, life is a bitch, society, whistleblower, stripper, rich and poor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, england, eastern europe
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Trade (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, Mexico
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Texas cop (Kevin Kline), whose own daughter might have been forced into sexual slavery, joins forces with a Mexican youth (Cesar Ramos) to find the boy's sister, who was abducted and forced into prostitution. Meanwhile, a Ukrainian woman who ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, serious ...
Plot: human trafficking, child rape, sexual abuse, forced prostitution, kidnapping, sex slavery, child molestation, sex slave, missing child, anal rape, sex with a minor, slavery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico city, poland, texas, new jersey, united states ...
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 7.3
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The Silence (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Drama about a deaf girl who witnesses the audacious murder of a policewoman.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, mystery, danger, police investigation, police detective, dishonesty, organized crime, police corruption, corruption, crime, law enforcement, mute or deaf ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Kidnap and Ransom (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: Kidnap and Ransom is a British television three-part miniseries, originally shown on ITV in January 2011 with a second series following in February 2012. The series follows the work of a British hostage negotiator Dominic King, played by Trevor Eve, ...
Style: realistic, tense, captivating, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: rescue, ransom, captivity, crimes, race against time, confined, danger, negotiation, kidnapping, police, negotiator, abduction ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south africa
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100%
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Eden (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The true story of Chong Kim who, as a young teen, was abducted into the sex trade, and the complicated moral choices she had to make in order to survive as her situation grew more desperate.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: human trafficking, prostitution, kidnapping, slavery, sex trafficking, teenage life, life is a bitch, escape attempt, captivity, youth, crimes, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, year 1994
Place: new mexico, las vegas, usa, nevada
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50%
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Wallander (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Sweden, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: This drama follows Inspector Kurt Wallander – a middle-aged everyman – as he struggles against a rising tide of violence in the apparently sleepy backwaters in and around Ystad in Skane, southern Sweden. Based on the international best-selling ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, loneliness, crime, crimes, murder investigation, depression, drinking problem, forensics, life is a bitch, mystery, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: sweden, scandinavia
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Without a Trace (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Without a Trace was an American police procedural television drama series that originally ran on CBS from September 26, 2002 to May 19, 2009. The series follows the ventures of a Missing Persons Unit of the FBI in New York City.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, police detective, murder, kidnapping, fbi, police investigation, crime, crimes, partners against crime, race against time, graphic violence, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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28%
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Thirteen (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: This Five-part BBC psychological drama follows Ivy Moxam, a 26-year-old woman who was abducted when she was 13 and held captive for the next 13 years. The story begins as she escapes the cellar she was being held in and goes to the police station to ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: kidnapping, police investigation, family relations, woman, crimes, law enforcement, police, child, police detective, mystery, female director
Time: 21st century
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27%
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In the Face of Crime (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 479 min.
TV show
Story: Im Angesicht des Verbrechens is a German television series about the Russian mafia in Berlin. It received high critical acclaim, but the viewer figures were disappointing. It was broadcast by ARTE and Das Erste.
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: police, society, deadly, crimes, law enforcement, crime, dishonesty, prostitute, mafia, organized crime, money, prostitution ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany
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26%
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Wallander (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Finland
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Wallander is a Swedish television series adapted from Henning Mankell's Kurt Wallander novels and starring Krister Henriksson in the title role. The 1st series of 13 films was produced in 2005 and 2006, with one taken directly from a novel and ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, police detective, life is a bitch, crime, law enforcement, mystery, crimes, forensics, small town, police procedural, police station ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.4
 24K
The Killing (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: The Killing is a Danish police procedural set in the Copenhagen main police department and revolves around Detective Inspector Sarah Lund and her team, with each season series following a different murder case day-by-day and a one-hour episode ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: mystery, rape, policewoman, police detective, politician, murder, election, uncover truth, deadly, crimes, investigator, suspicion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen denmark, afghanistan, copenhagen ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.6
 249K
Gone Baby Gone (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When 4 year old Amanda McCready disappears from her home and the police make little headway in solving the case, the girl's aunt, Beatrice McCready hires two private detectives, Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro. The detectives freely admit that ...
Style: twist ending, disturbing, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: investigation, kidnapping, disappearance, pedophile, private detective, tragic event, life is a bitch, crimes, missing child, neo noir, conspiracy, peril ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
I Know My First Name Is Steven (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: 7-year old Steven Stayner is kidnapped a few days before Christmas by Kenneth Parnell. Under the belief that Parnell has been given legal custody of him, and that his family has moved away, he stays with Parnell for seven years, enduring repetitive ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, emotional, based on true events ...
Plot: missing child, pedophile, kidnapping, sexual abuse, haunted by the past, starting over, danger, life is a bitch, captivity, parents and children, perversion, crime ...
Time: 80s, year 1972, year 1974, year 1980, 70s
Place: northern california
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25%
 5.5
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Nine Dead (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Communication is the key to the survival for nine strangers who have been kidnapped by a masked gunman and told that one of them will die every ten minutes until they discover how they are all connected. Who of the nine lives and who dies?
Style: serious, surprise ending, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: confined, captivity, kidnapping, danger, survival, riddles and clues, deadly, crimes, gory, crime, abduction, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Taken in Broad Daylight (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Every 24 hrs. after a child's been kidnapped by a stranger, chances of finding them alive diminishes to almost 100% ... The true and inspiring survival story of kidnapped teen, Anne Sluti, and how she manages to stay alive by manipulating her ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: kidnapping, survival, rescue, missing person, confined, danger, teenage rape, rape, standoff, showdown, kidnapper kidnapped relationship, child abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: montana, wyoming, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Thou Shalt Not Kill (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Stubborn and determined detective Valeria Ferro endeavors to solve the challenging puzzle behind crimes motivated by jealousy, vendettas and repressed anger to seek the truth and justice. All as she struggles with her own demons and the phantoms of ...
Style: rough, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, thought provoking
Plot: corruption, undercover, justice, dishonesty, violence, disorder, organized crime, danger, investigation, hopes, murder, society ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 8.5
 3K
The Octopus (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy, Austria, France, UK, Germany, Spain
Duration: 402 min.
TV show
Story: Corrado Cattani is a police inspector whose life is devoted to fighting the Italian mafia (known here as "La Piovra" or "The Octopus").
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Plot: cosa nostra, crime, mafia, police investigation, murder, fighting crime, law enforcement, crimes, society, family relations, family life, smuggling ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: sicily, italy, europe, sicily italy, southern italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
 272
Fallen Angel (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 205 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the Roth Trilogy of novels by Andrew Taylor, Fallen Angel tells the story of Rosie Byfield, a clergyman's daughter, who grows up to be a psychopathic killer. It has an unusual narrative that moves backwards in time as it uncovers the ...
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, crimes, serial killer, psychopath, weakness, mystery, life is a bitch, betrayal, murder, flashback, danger, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Collision (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 201 min.
TV show
Story: Collision is a five-part television drama miniseries, which debuted on ITV & UTV in November 2009. In the same month, it was also on PBS as a series in two parts. It tells the story of a group of strangers whose lives intertwine following a ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, serious
Plot: road accident, police investigation, police detective, smuggling, traffic accident, car accident, police, life is a bitch, crimes, uncover truth, stranger, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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24%
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Happy Valley (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: Happy Valley is a dark, funny, multi-layered thriller revolving around the personal and professional life of Catherine, a dedicated, experienced, hard-working copper. She is also a bereaved mother who looks after her orphaned grandchild.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: policewoman, kidnapping, crimes, police investigation, investigator, drug lord, ransom, law enforcement, revenge, crime, rape, drug dealer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire
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24%
Moreno and the Silence (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a girl is murdered soon after leaving a closed religious community, Moreno faces a difficult investigation as the community closes ranks and refuses to cooperate. When another girl is abducted and her bloody fingernails mailed to the police, ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: murder, mystery, police investigation, partners, deadly, crimes, society, law enforcement, private detective, religions or cults, kidnapping, cult ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Valhalla Murders (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Iceland
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: An Oslo detective with a painful past returns to his native Iceland to help a dedicated cop hunt a serial killer with a link to a mysterious photo.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, disturbing, captivating, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, child abuse, police investigation, murder, investigation, police, police corruption, partners against crime, law enforcement, danger, murder investigation, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.9
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CSI: NY (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: CSI: NY is an American police procedural television series that ran on CBS from September 22, 2004 to February 22, 2013 for a total of nine seasons and 197 original episodes. The show follows the investigations of a team of NYPD forensic scientists ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, psychological, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, partners against crime, crime investigation, danger, workplace, riddles and clues, investigation, murder, crimes, mystery, interrogation, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, greece
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24%
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Ugly (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A team of the best cops in Mumbai is dispatched to find a girl who has gone missing from her father's car. As the hunt for the kidnapper begins, fingers suspiciously point to closer home.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: missing child, kidnapping, family relations, crimes, life is a bitch, danger, track down, parents and children, couple relations, ex husband ex wife relationship, police, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.0
 1K
Backyard (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: An astonishing fictional account of the unending series of murders of young women in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, which began in 1996. Most of the victims are low-paid laborers who have been drawn to the town by the possibility of work at American-owned ...
Style: rough, serious, disturbing, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, crimes, police investigation, fighting crime, incompetent police, dishonesty, woman in danger, police corruption, deadly, law enforcement, injustice ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Thorne: Sleepyhead (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, Canada, USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Thorne Sleepyhead: follows DI Tom Thornes investigation into a mysterious serial killer. His first three victims ended up dead. His fourth was not so fortunate. Alison Willetts is unlucky to be alive. She has survived a stroke, deliberately induced ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, police investigation, crimes, murder, hunt down, danger, society, law enforcement, crime, deadly, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
See No Evil: The Moors Murders (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: The film is the first known dramatisation of one of the most notorious killing sprees in British history and was made to mark the fortieth anniversary of Hindley and Brady's trial. It was made with the full backing of the victims' ...
Style: serious, disturbing, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, psychopath, murder, mind game, life is a bitch, rivalry, mystery, violence spree, husband wife relationship, death of child, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1966, year 1964, year 1965 ...
Place: england, europe, manchester, manchester england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Pagan Peak (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: When a gruesomely staged body is found, propped up on a mountain pass in the Alps close to the German-Austrian border, two detectives are sent to investigate. For German detective Ellie, this is the first real challenge of her career; her Austrian ...
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, rough, bleak
Plot: police investigation, danger, murder, crimes, violence, society, death, abduction, murderer, snow, brutality, ritual murder ...
Place: alps, austria, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Messiah 2: Vengeance Is Mine (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: When a man is buried alive, Red Metcalf must delve into a serial killer's psyche.
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, mystery, police detective, criminal's revenge, danger, false accusation, riddles and clues, police investigation, deadly, race against time, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Prime Suspect 7: The Final Act (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 182 min.
TV show
Story: Helen Mirren returns for the final time as Jane Tennison in the long-awaited Prime Suspect 7. Retirement looms for Detective Superintendent Tennison, but as her career draws to a close, the body of a missing schoolgirl is found, and the hunt for her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, detective series
Plot: policewoman, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, mystery, haunted by the past, murder, suspicion, career, alcohol abuse, crime, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%