Movies like The Big Bird Cage

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The Big Bird Cage (1972)
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The Big Bird Cage (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Grier and Haig are thieving mercenaries who engineer a prison break from the outside.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychotronic, sexy, brutal, interesting, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prison, gang rape, escape, revolution, exploitation, rebellion, crimes, survival, heroes, confined, misfit, fighting the system, injustice, prison life, life is a bitch, concentration camp, captivity, anti hero, on the run, fugitives, danger, society, chases and races, dangerous attraction, false accusation ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, the philippines

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Most similar movies to The Big Bird Cage

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, crime, rivalry, prison, nudity (full frontal - brief), confined and murder mostly in Drama, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like The Big Bird Cage: The Big Doll House (1971), Women in Cages (1971), Black Mama White Mama (1973), Switchblade Sisters (1975), Foxy Brown (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Big Doll House (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Female prisoners in a Phillippine jail are being subjected to sadistic torture. Five of the women--along with the help of two men--plot an escape.
Style: sexual, sexy, suspenseful, rough, offbeat ...
Plot: women's prison, woman in danger, fugitives, criminal heroes, prison life, captivity, false accusation, survival, escape, prison warden, prison, exploitation ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Women in Cages (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Carol Jeffries is a naive American woman staying in the Philippines. She is given ten years in prison after being set up by her drug-dealer boyfriend, Rudy. She endures the harsh conditions, sadistic head matron and attempts on her life, then ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female whipping, women's prison, jungle, prison, sadism, women in prison, frame up, prostitute, drug abuse, exploitation, guillotine, betrayal ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Black Mama White Mama (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When two troublemaking female prisoners (one a revolutionary, the other a former harem-girl) can't seem to get along, they are chained together and extradited for safekeeping. The women, still chained together, stumble, stab, and cat-fight ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, psychotronic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, prostitute, women in prison, women's prison, racial tension, prison, sexual desire, deadly, opposites attract, false accusation, injustice, sexual abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Switchblade Sisters (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A tough gang of teenage girls are looking for love and fighting for turf on the mean streets of the city! Bad girls to the core, these impossibly outrageous high school hoodlums go where they want ... and create mayhem wherever they go!
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gang, high school, school, heist, prostitute, switchblade, gang war, prostitution, juvenile delinquent, exploitation, gangsters, prison ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Foxy Brown (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A voluptuous black woman takes a job as a high-class prostitute in order to get revenge on the mobsters who murdered her boyfriend.
Style: sexy, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, chase, undercover, prostitute, vigilantism, crimes, crime, nudity (full frontal - brief), prostitution, strong female presence, sexual content, working undercover ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Coffy (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After her younger sister gets involved in drugs and is severely injured by contaminated heroin, a nurse sets out on a mission of vengeance and vigilante justice, killing drug dealers, pimps, and mobsters who cross her path.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, police corruption, vigilante, pimp, cocaine, prostitute, social decay, vengeance, drug abuse, nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes, crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Half Past Dead 2 (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Long time inmate Twitch (Kurupt) gets himself transfered to a tougher prison than the re-opened Alcatraz. He claims it's to be closer to his lady but his real motives are a bit more grandiose. There he crosses paths with Burke (Bill Goldberg) a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, manhunt, criminal heroes, master criminal, crimes, prison life, leadership, fighting the system, soldier, heroes, misfit, society ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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13 Dead Men (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Set in a prison, a death row inmate has a secret and the warden will go to any lengths to get it. Things dont go as planned as you would expect. A good action film with alot of good fight scenes and an interesting twist at the end.What we have ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: death row, prison, criminal heroes, false accusation, confined, life is a bitch, partners, law enforcement, wrongfully committed, frame up, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Get the Gringo (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A career criminal (Gibson) nabbed by Mexican authorities is placed in a tough prison where he learns to survive with the help of a 9-year-old boy.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, intense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison life, gunfight, confined, thief, prison escape, gang, corruption, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, tough guy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, san diego california, tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Chained Heat (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Linda Blair plays Carol, a young woman who must serve 18 months in prison after drink driving and killing a man. The prison turns out to be brimming with decadence, corruption and sleaze, where the other female inmates are sadistic crack-selling ...
Style: rough, sexual, bleak, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: sexual abuse, sadism, prostitute, prison, racism, women's prison, captivity, lesbian sex, sexploitation, vengeance, violence spree, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Son of a Gun (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, UK, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Locked up for a minor crime, 19 year old JR quickly learns the harsh realities of prison life. Protection, if you can get it, is paramount. JR soon finds himself under the watchful eye of Australia's most notorious criminal, Brendan Lynch, but ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, heist, prison life, car chase, crimes, crime, teaching the ways of the world, criminal heroes, betrayal, escapades, on the run, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, melbourne australia, melbourne
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Women's Prison Massacre (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Emanuelle, a reporter, comes just a little too close to exposing a corrupt official, and is sent to prison on trumped-up charges. In the prison, the inmates are constantly humiliated and tortured by the prison staff. Overly affectionate prisoners ...
Style: sexual, bleak, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, women's prison, exploitation, violence, lesbian sex, rape, corrupt official, torture, criminal heroes, crime, gays and lesbians, hostages ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Jackson County Jail (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: This is a powerful drama about a young woman who stumbles into a nightmare land of hijacking and humiliation while driving cross-country from California to New York.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, escape, prison, injustice, on the road, police corruption, chase, psychotic, car theft, cross country trip, roadblock, hitchhiker ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Reform School Girls (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jenny is sent to a women's reform school. It is run by evil warden Sutter and her henchwoman Edna. Jenny will stop at nothing to escape but she also has to deal with Charlie the bully.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prison, female warden, juvenile delinquency, crime, crimes, teenage life, false accusation, prison life, youth, criminal heroes, friends, going straight ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Breakout (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A bush pilot is hired for $250,000 to go to Mexico to free an innocent prisoner.
Style: suspenseful, light, exciting, entertaining, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: false accusation, prison, escape, fugitives, chase, manhunt, danger, rescue, adventure, prison life, captivity, warden ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, ireland, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Under Lock and Key (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An FBI agent goes undercover in a women's prison to find evidence hidden by a drug dealer's ex-girlfriend. After she is taken off the case, she finds that the drug dealer has kidnapped her daughter. She enlists the help of one of her ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, undercover, danger, kidnapping, prison guard, forced to strip, escape, strong female presence, crime, secret agents, criminal heroes, fugitives ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Lock Up (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Frank Leone is nearing the end of his prison term for a relatively minor crime. Just before he is paroled, however, Warden Drumgoole takes charge. Drumgoole was assigned to a hell-hole prison after his administration was publicly humiliated by ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Plot: prison, prison life, prison warden, life is a bitch, rivalry, prison escape, vengeance, warden, murder, good versus evil, corruption, redemption ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Original Gangstas (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A violent street gang, the Rebels, rule the streets of Gary, Indiana. The Rebels shoot Marvin Bookman, a store-keeper, for giving the police information about a drive-by shooting they committed. Marvin's son, former NFL star John who created ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vigilantism, vigilante, murder, violence, profanity, heroes, fistfight, hand to hand combat, drive by shooting, gunfight, gang violence ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 70s
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Point Blank (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Convicted corporate criminal Howard engineers a prison break as he and a number of fellow inmates are being transferred to a new facility. The escapees storm a shopping mall and take a group of shoppers hostage (after killing many more of them) ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, rescue, one man army, race against time, danger, hostages, criminal heroes, fugitives, tough law enforcer, confined, daring rescue, crime ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Caged Heat (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A girl is caught in a drug bust and sent to the hoosegow.
Style: suspenseful, rough, offbeat, humorous, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, women's prison, sexual abuse, rape, gas station, life is a bitch, fugitives, crimes, confined, crime, criminal heroes, hostages ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Exterminator (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man's best friend is killed on the streets of New York. The man (Robert Ginty) then transforms into a violent killer, turning New York into a great war zone and Christopher George is the only one to stop him.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, violence, chase, murder, police investigation, revenge, vengeance, gory, crimes, deadly, fighting the system ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: vietnam, new york, asia, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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99 Women (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Liechtenstein, Spain, Italy, West Germany, UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Jesus Franco's campy women's prison film is worthwhile for genre devotees primarily due to an outstanding cast. Mercedes McCambridge is unintentionally hilarious as sadistic lesbian warden Thelma Diaz, spitting tacky dialogue with ...
Style: erotic, serious, realistic, sexy, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, murder, prison, women's prison, sexual relations, confined, fighting the system, manipulations, law enforcement, gays and lesbians, rivalry, crime ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Emmanuelle in Hell (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Emanuelle goes undercover into a prison to expose the corrupted officials who are brutalizing the inmates. Emanuelle is shocked by the horrors and humiliation the prisoners are subjected to, but when her true identity is discovered, she finds ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, disturbing, bleak, psychotronic ...
Plot: women's prison, prison, woman in danger, hidden identity, working undercover, sexual abuse, undercover, price of justice, prison life, uncover truth, danger, investigation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Above the Law (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Seagal is Nico Toscani, an Italian immigrant, American patriot, ex-CIA agent, aikido specialist, and unorthodox Chicago policeman. He is as committed to his job as he is to his personalized brand of justice: expert and thorough bone-crushing.
Style: realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, corruption, undercover, drug dealing, crimes, vengeance, dishonesty, law enforcement, chases and races, deadly, rivalry, working undercover ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: chicago illinois, vietnam, usa, asia, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Bucktown (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Duke Johnson visits a small Southern town, intent on burying his brother. After the funeral, he learns that he must stay for 60 days, for the estate to be processed. A few locals convince Duke to reopen his late brother's nightclub, and soon ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar, prostitute, betrayal, racism, small town, police corruption, interracial relations, brother, redneck, lone wolves, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
An Innocent Man (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Jimmie Rainwood was minding his own business when two corrupt police officers (getting an address wrong) burst into his house, expecting to find a major drug dealer. Rainwood is shot, and the officers frame him as a drug dealer. Rainwood is ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: prison, police corruption, false accusation, frame up, gang, drug dealing, vengeance, prison gang, crimes, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.7
 891
Penitentiary (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A hitchhiker named Martel Gordone gets in a fight with two bikers over a prostitute, and one of the bikers is killed. Gordone is arrested and sent to prison, where he joins the prison's boxing team in an effort to secure an early parole and to ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, false accusation, boxing, fugitives, gang, chases and races, life is a bitch, society, criminal heroes, prostitute, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 3.5
 561
Savage Island (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Women who have been captured and sold as slave labor to a South American emerald mine hatch a plan for revolution and revenge.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, psychotronic
Plot: women's prison, captivity, prison, jungle, trap, office, prison life, vengeance, interracial relations, graphic violence, rebelliousness, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Ring of Death (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On the inside, there are no rules. See what happens when Prison Officials Profit from Illegal fights.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, frame up, contests and competitions, criminal's revenge, police investigation, criminal heroes, track down, undercover, ex cop, tough guy, working undercover, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Terminal Island (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the wake of a Supreme Court decision to outlaw the death penalty, California passes an initiative that designates San Bruno island as a dumping spot for first-degree murder convicts, free to do what they like except leave. The main camp of ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, island, convict, escape, custody, survival, prison life, death row, wilderness, transplant, crimes, confined ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%