Movies like Moment of Truth: Why My Daughter?

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Moment of Truth: Why My Daughter? (1993)
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Moment of Truth: Why My Daughter? (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a young prostitute is murdered and left in a rubbish heap, her mother does everything to track down the killer.
Plot: prostitution, murder, prostitute, domestic violence, stripper, pimp, mother daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, strip club, forced prostitution, emotional abuse, abusive boyfriend, teenage prostitute, physical abuse, murder of daughter, loss of daughter, insubordination, mother daughter conflict, psychotic, abusive boss

Most similar movies to Moment of Truth: Why My Daughter?

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about prostitution, murder, prostitute, female nudity, pimp, nudity (full frontal - brief) and mother daughter relationship mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like Moment of Truth: Why My Daughter?: If Looks Could Kill (1996), No One Would Tell (2018), Satan Was A Lady (2001), Nightbeats (2009), Little Ladies of the Night (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
If Looks Could Kill (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The true story of John Hawkins as featured on America's Most Wanted.
Plot: murder, con artists, male homosexuality, true crime, insurance fraud, insurance, homosexual, scam, bisexual, homosexuality
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No One Would Tell (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Laura Collins (Shannen Doherty), single mom to daughter Sarah (Matreya Scarrwener), has had a history of rocky relationships, so when Sarah begins dating the popular and charismatic Rob Tennison (Callan Potter), Laura is thrilled with what she sees. ...
Style: bad ending, rough, psychological, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: abusive boyfriend, emotional abuse, physical abuse, domestic violence, mystery, court, high school, relationships, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mother daughter relationship, trial, best friend ...
Place: usa
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Satan Was A Lady (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Wishman's plot rotates around the maneuverings of a whore who longs for a touch of mink and a seat at the finer tables in life. Blackmail, betrayal, murder and malice are all part of her tender trade. Lord help anyone who lays in her way.
Style: rough, sexy, captivating, suspense
Plot: blackmail, murder, prostitution, betrayal, female killer, exploitation, erotica, stripper, nightclub, dominatrix, female director, female nudity ...
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85%
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Nightbeats (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A contemporary noir set entirely at night Nightbeats is an homage to the classic noirs of the 1940's, though told as a contemporary drama, not a gumshoe satire, Nightbeats follow the lives of five people over four nights. Over these nights ...
Style: neo noir
Plot: fellatio, drug addiction, nightclub singer, estranged parent, journalist, stripper, ensemble, nightlife, crime scene, prostitution, striptease, murder ...
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76%
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Little Ladies of the Night (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The sister of ex-pimp and current Los Angeles Police detective Lyle York was murdered working the streets a few years ago. Since his reform, he has teamed with Officer Russ Garfield to clear the streets of under-age girls working in prostitution. ...
Style: cult film
Plot: prostitution, mother daughter relationship, police, teenager, friendship, street life, teenage girl, money, unhappiness, innocence, social problem, innocent ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
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72%
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Whore 2 (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jack sets himself up in the Hotel St James to work on his book on prostitution in New York. Along the way he meets and grows fond of Mary Lou.
Style: semi documentary, social documentary
Plot: writers, prostitute, heroin addict, depression, infidelity, dominatrix, strip club, pimp, legs, degradation, sex shop, murder of a prostitute ...
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72%
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Nowhereland (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Born into the seedy, underground world of prostitution, 15-year-old Shara has known no other life. Her mother is an aging, career escort, who is now looking to Shara to make the kind of money she made in her youth.
Style: compassionate, realistic, serious, thought provoking, bleak
Plot: teenage prostitution, prostitution, mother daughter relationship, drug use, teenage girl, sex trafficking, violent man, abusive boyfriend, underage, life is a bitch, human trafficking, forced prostitution ...
Place: los angeles
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64%
Karina, Object of Passion (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A stripper is arrested for killing her gigolo who exploited her as a prostitute under the name of Karina. Her despair turns to ardent passion when she meets a lady lawyer who promises her that she will be able to get her out of jail very quickly. ...
Plot: murder, women's prison, lawyer, prostitution, cuckold, lesbian kiss, lesbian interest, cuckolded husband, female full frontal nudity, gambling, female in shower, woman in a bikini ...
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Bleeding Heart (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Reserved yoga instructor May's peaceful, clean-living life is thrown out of balance by the arrival of her long-lost sister Shiva, a street-smart yet naive young woman trapped in an abusive relationship. May feels compelled to rescue the hapless ...
Style: tense, serious, suspense, realistic
Plot: pimp, yoga instructor, abusive boyfriend, sex worker, sister sister relationship, prostitute, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, class differences, interracial romance, brother sister relationship, family relations, relationships ...
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Manila by Night (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The hidden nightlife of ordinary people living in Manila unveils. Lovers and families conflict with each other as they live on the streets, which are rampant with drugs and prostitution.
Plot: prostitution, illegal drugs, nightlife, exercise, fashion designer, waitress, taxi driver, garbage truck, pimp, lesbian, marijuana, prostitute ...
Place: manila philippines
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55%
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Chloé (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After a violent dispute with her mother, sixteen-years old Chloé ends up in the streets with nowhere to go. Then she finds Jean-Michel, a charming young man who will lead her to prostitution.
Plot: prostitution, love, teenage girl, mother daughter estrangement, teenage prostitute, prostitute, woman in underwear, runaway, pimp, train, female removes her clothes, strip poker ...
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A Sweet Sickness (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: A young woman gets sexually used and abused by every man she meets while on her way to rising to the top of Hollywood's entertainment industry.
Plot: rape, orgy, stripper, pantyhose, prostitution, sex, topless, lesbianism, moral corruption, nudity (full frontal - brief), apartment, pimp ...
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54%
Memoirs of a French Whore (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A girl, Marie is led into prostitution by her pimp boyfriend, Gerard. She must not only give money to him but to the gangsters that explore him as well. Marie, together with a friend, Maloup, will try to become independent. They start to work the ...
Plot: prostitution, pimp, breasts, female stockinged legs, nudity (full frontal - brief), violence, beating, exploitation, voyeur, female nudity, prostitute, male nudity ...
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53%
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Molly & Gina (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Molly is the former secretary of a murdered private detective. Gina, a budding actress, witnessed the shooting which also killed her boyfriend. Together, they set out to bring the culprits to justice.
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), strip club, stripper, female nudity, murder, private detective, female detective
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Co-ed Call Girl (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Thanks to a roommate's practical joke, bookish college student Joanna Halbert finds herself signed up with a Malibu-based escort service which promises her big money and an easy ride. Instead, she becomes entangled in a web of corruption, ...
Plot: escort, college student, escort service, shame, money problems, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, prostitute, limousine, pimp, prostitution, call girl ...
Place: malibu california, california
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46%
A Szerencse lányai (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, Hungary
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A story of a mother who had to change her profession from a teacher to a high class prostitute to make a living.
Plot: female director, customer, russian immigrant, prostitution, emigrant, pimp, prostitute mother, mother daughter relationship, prostitute, female teacher
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Alexa (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alexa is very attentive to her customer's requests, but soon realizes that prostitution has limited long term career potential...
Plot: prostitute, legs, prostitution, call girl, stockings, sex with prostitute, female protagonist
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Night at the Golden Eagle (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two elderly criminals spend their final night in Los Angeles, California at the Golden Eagle Hotel prior to their departure to Las Vegas, Nevada, to lead a life without crime. Unfortunately, on the hottest night of the summer, these two ex-criminals ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, hotel, murder, criminal heroes, going straight, heist, cons and scams, crime, crimes, partners, best friends, disposing of a dead body ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
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On the Block (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: A stripper and a vice squad lieutenant become romantically involved in this contemporary drama set in the adult entertainment zone in 1980s Baltimore, Maryland. -- KillerMovies
Plot: black panties, burlesque, g string, stripper, attempted rape, female nudity, prostitution, cautionary tale, drug overdose, pasties, strip club
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Toys Are Not for Children (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Miserable with her marriage to a toy-store clerk and obsessed with memories of her long-absent father, child-like Jamie learns that toys are not for children when she turns her life around--by becoming a hooker! Playing "daddy's little ...
Style: psycho sexual
Plot: exploitation, pimp, prostitution, adultery, rape, incest, marital rape, toy store, dysfunctional marriage, female removes her clothes, call girl, father daughter relationship ...
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41%
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The Whores (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The prostitutes of Palermo are pictured in this episodic Italian drama. The film lacks a real unifying thread as it presents scenes from the lives of 7 hookers. Five are women. One is a man, and one is a transvestite. In one episode, an aging ...
Plot: prostitution, male prostitution, lgbt, prostitute, gay interest, mother son relationship
Place: palermo italy, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Street Girls (1975)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: When a middle-aged father searches for his dropout daughter, Angel, his quest takes him into the underworld of prostitutes, pimps, drug addicts and thieves. Angel has become a dancer in a topless bar, and her dealer boyfriend is turning her on to ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, prostitute, stripper, search, motel, audition, missing child, street life, heroin, heroin addict, late night, father daughter relationship ...
Place: oregon
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38%
Criminal Desires (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A beautiful reporter gets caught up in the deadly and erotic world of an online 'murder club' in this red-hot thriller.
Plot: police, murder, female full frontal nudity, male nudity, female nudity, simulated blow job, male full rear nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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37%
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Bad Girls Go to Hell (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: After housewife Ellen is raped by the janitor she kills him and hits the road. She travels to the Big City where she is repeatedly used and abused. And when she finally finds a safe place to live her landlady's son turns out to be a detective, ...
Style: suspenseful, sexual, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, sexploitation, rape, murder, exploitation, janitor, fugitives, on the run, crimes, danger, life is a bitch, hidden identity ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Riot on 42nd St. (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tough ex-con Glenn Barnes gets paroled from prison after serving a sentence for manslaughter. Glenn plans to reopen his old nightclub the Garage on 42nd Street. Vicious rival nightclub owner Farrell threatens to take drastic measures if Glenn goes ...
Plot: times square manhattan new york city, exploitation, throat slitting, revenge, disembodied head, head cut off, blood spatter, violence, death, decapitation, shot in the head, severed head ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
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37%
Love Me Strangely (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Alain Revent, a seductive and refined man, derives a peculiar satisfaction from debasing his wives. The first, driven to the brink of despair, throws herself out of a window. Enlisting the help of an equally perverse casual acquaintance, Dino, the ...
Plot: murder, sexual relations, driven mad, french giallo, husband wife relationship, prostitute, police, wife husband relationship
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36%
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Lolita's Club (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The plot follows the story of twin brothers, one is a coldhearted violent police officer, the other is a helpless romantic with a mental disability. The two brothers are tragically involved with a prostitute who works in the bordello that gives the ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, twins, sexual relations, sex trafficking, police corruption, murder, brothel, teenage prostitute, on the run, crimes, family relations, mentally challenged ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
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35%
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Cheech (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Six people, some more depressed than others, living through the worst day of their lives.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: prostitute, pimp, deadly, crimes, murder, who done it, dark humor, suicidal, brothel, suicide, nudity (full frontal - brief), pharmacy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: canada
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35%
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The Letter (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The wife of a Malaysian planter kills an employee of her husband one night, but her motive begins to appear not entirely truthful.
Plot: blackmail, murder, deception, infidelity, marriage, trial, court
Place: malaysia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Chez Nous (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A stripper from Club Chez Nous is murdered. The killer contacts a newspaper to whitewash himself. Two journalists start to investigate the case and stumble on other crimes along the way.
Plot: prostitution, sex club, eel, journalist, female nudity, murder, tabloid, lawyer, storyteller
Place: eastern europe
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34%