Movies that are like Murder in the First 1995

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 7.3
 24K
Murder in the First
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 122 min.
Style: emotional, bleak, serious, dramatic, factual, realistic, intense, gloomy, brutal, interesting, harsh, melancholic, suspense, rough, tense, entertaining, inspirational, thought provoking, light, earnest, touching, psychological
Plot: prison, alcatraz, courtroom, lawyer, murder, fighting the system, torture, dedicated lawyer, corruption, male nudity, mentor, justice, brutality, prison life, insanity, police investigation, court, vengeance, prison escape, manipulation, courtroom drama, redemption, greed, friendship, runaway, bank robbery, death penalty, righting the wronged, storytelling, revenge, betrayal, idealism, childhood, conspiracy, courage, unlikely friendships, mistreatment, death row, murder trial, prisoner, crime, police corruption, confined, political, life philosophy, chase, destiny, catastrophe, adaptation, transformation, dialogue, crimes, politics, morality, bullying, hospital, deadly, dishonesty, hopes, legal, society, life is a bitch, social misfits, corporal punishment, rookie, escape attempt, unlikely criminals, workplace situations, injustice, workplace, warden, uneducated, theft, whistleblower, solitary, petty criminal, liberal, lawyers and clients, baseball, punishment, media circus, post office, robbery, reporter, newspaper, prison sex, san francisco bay, spoon, facial scar, courthouse, media frenzy, victory, female lawyer, fireworks, straight razor, shaved head, chinatown, shaving, limp, perfume, testimony, brother sister relationship, rehabilitation, man crying, rotten teeth, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, masturbation, american flag, impotence, man with glasses, prostitute, judge, brother brother relationship, flashback, treatment, convict, culture clash, survival, violent, twists & turns, psychology, death
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 1940s, year 1941, year 1938
Place: california, usa, san francisco, dungeon
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In the Name of the Father
Biography, Drama, History
Ireland, UK, USA
133 min.
 8.1
Papillon
Biography, Crime, Drama
France, USA
151 min.
 8.0
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, dramatic and interesting films with plots including justice, runaway, mentor, corruption, greed, murder and redemption themes mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Murder in the First: Last Dance (1996), The Hurricane (1999), Brubaker (1980), In Hell (2003), Sleepers (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Last Dance
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Style: emotional, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, melancholic, romantic, touching, intense, talky, sexy, light, heartbreaking, enigmatic, macabre, harsh, interesting, suspense
Plot: prison, murder, death, lawyer, legal action, death penalty, life & death, courtroom drama, death row, tattoo, golf club, vengeance, mentor, justice, false accusation, obsession, women, confined, catastrophe, culture clash, destiny, corruption, legal, police investigation, life philosophy, relationships, pornography, guilt, crime, society, nudity (full frontal - brief), revenge, adaptation, dialogue, power relations, indians, male nudity, manipulation, nudity (topless - notable), lone hero, redemption, loneliness, brutality, friends, storytelling, runaway, greed, chase, courtroom, betrayal
Time: 90s
Place: australia, texas, new jersey, taj mahal, india, california
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    User:   100%
 
 7.6
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The Hurricane
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Style: thought provoking, touching, dramatic, serious, inspirational, intense, uplifting, factual, realistic, interesting, disturbing, earnest, emotional, sincere, sentimental, compassionate, bleak, harsh, suspense
Plot: prison, courtroom, fighting the system, racism, mentor, sport, human spirit, justice, corruption, friendship, courage, boxing, storytelling, courtroom drama, redemption, police corruption, childhood, false accusation, murder, destiny, lawyer, greed, freedom, prejudice, political corruption, conspiracy, runaway, crime, manipulation, injustice, life, race, idealism, character study, boxer, life philosophy, vengeance, police investigation, dialogue, unlikely friendships, brutality, death penalty, catastrophe, boxing match, transformation, chase, adaptation, revenge, survival, segregation
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s, 1960s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: new jersey, toronto ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   87%
    User:   80%
 
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 7.1
 13K
Brubaker
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, captivating, factual, harsh, dramatic, interesting, thought provoking, intense, disturbing, suspense, talky, inspirational, tense, entertaining, exciting
Plot: prison, fighting the system, corruption, prison life, greed, mentor, prison escape, politics, justice, murder, idealism, political, violence, runaway, against the odds, bullying, abuse, prison warden, police corruption, police investigation, torture, jesus, brutality, chase, childhood, unlikely friendships, business, revenge, transformation, society, underdog, adaptation, small town, political corruption, nudity (full frontal - brief), culture clash, lawyer, court, catastrophe, friendship, human spirit, crime, redemption, dialogue, courtroom, depression, foul language, vengeance, race issues, storytelling
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   84%
    User:   100%
 
 6.3
 17K
In Hell
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, brutal, exciting, bloody, harsh, melancholic, stylized, clever, emotional, dramatic, intense, talky, inspirational, psychological
Plot: prison, martial arts, vengeance, mentor, fight scenes, survival, brutality, redemption, undercover cop, runaway, corruption, murder, pornography, prison escape, violence, prison life, gangsters, prison sentence, prison riot, justice, crimes, gangs, life philosophy, violent, deadly, death, culture clash, gunfight, revenge, heroes, gangster, catastrophe, lone hero, first contact, dialogue, nudity (full frontal - brief), fighting the system, kung fu, assassins, isolation, rivalry, rebellion, adaptation, finnish, blood, police investigation, police corruption, chase, storytelling, childhood
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america, russia, hong kong, california, ireland, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   74%
 
 7.6
 166K
Sleepers
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Style: disturbing, gloomy, serious, dramatic, rough, realistic, brutal, intense, harsh, emotional, interesting, bleak, suspense, bad ending, sadistic, suspenseful, psychological, talky, based on supposedly true story
Plot: crime, sexual abuse, child abuse, courtroom drama, vengeance, court, friendship, justice, innocence lost, revenge, childhood, lawyer, strong sexual content, buddies, mentor, prison, courtroom, murder, corruption, vigilantism, unlikely friendships, brutality, storytelling, rape, vigilante, pornography, adolescence, torture, urban ghetto, haunted by the past, redemption, violent, runaway, adaptation, gangsters, righting the wronged, juvenile delinquent, violence, greed, betrayal, coming of age, police investigation, morality, sexualized violence, book, repayment, court case, pastor, child, pub
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city, new york yankees, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   59%
 
In the Name of the Father
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, dramatic, serious, compassionate, intense, factual, reflective, captivating, thought provoking, interesting, harsh, heartbreaking, talky, touching, sincere, earnest, brutal, suspense, uplifting, sentimental
Plot: prison, irish, courtroom, terrorism, torture, police corruption, dedicated lawyer, father son relationship, corruption, justice, drugs/alcohol, lawyer, politics, police, tragic hero, brutality, storytelling, political, crime, tragedy, redemption, police investigation, father-son relationship, rebellion, idealism, mentor, british, death penalty, family drama, violent, guilt, violence, bomb, trial, runaway, vengeance, culture clash, uncover truth, greed, honest, prejudice, secrets, faith, complex characters, murder, moral ambiguity, childhood, catastrophe, manipulation, courtroom drama
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, ireland, europe, london, northern ireland, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   54%
 
Midnight Express
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Turkey, France
Duration: 121 min.
Style: realistic, bleak, disturbing, serious, rough, dramatic, harsh, brutal, tense, intense, interesting, suspenseful, reflective, psychological, captivating, suspense, depressing, compassionate, talky, emotional, factual
Plot: prison, brutality, torture, prison escape, drugs, prison life, corruption, redemption, justice, genocide, violent, greed, drug abuse, violence, storytelling, honest, crime, mentor, prejudice, islam, idealism, friendship, injustice, politics, philosophy, runaway, political, propaganda, visceral, insanity, revenge, loneliness, adaptation, vengeance, courage, drinking, manipulation, lawyer, freedom, psychology, culture clash, masturbation, escape, catastrophe, weed, unlikely friendships, confined, life is a bitch, down on your luck, fighting the system
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   63%
 
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Return to Paradise
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, intense, dramatic, sincere, interesting, suspense, psychological, rough, emotional, harsh, suspenseful, cerebral, twist ending, bad ending, talky, captivating, thought provoking, remake of french film, romantic, brutal, heartbreaking, surprise ending
Plot: friendship, drugs, moral dilemma, lawyer, weed, prison, unlikely friendships, mentor, morality, corruption, plot twist, drinking, sacrifice, culture clash, twists & turns, justice, storytelling, greed, addiction, drugs/alcohol, life is a bitch, brutality, survival, crime, death, dialogue, life philosophy, redemption, honest, drug addiction, catastrophe, childhood friends, death penalty, marijuana, happy ending, friends, relationships, mental illness, depression, tragedy, life & death, confined, transformation, loneliness, vengeance, runaway, destiny, complex characters, revenge, courage
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: malaysia, asia, usa, new york, new jersey, macau, southeast asia, thailand, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   49%
 
 7.5
 70K
Felon
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, intense, brutal, dramatic, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, harsh, emotional, interesting, tense, talky, clever, entertaining, bad ending, light, twist ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, murder, crime, prison life, survival, prison escape, mentor, corruption, violence, brutality, redemption, life turned upside down, justice, violent, vengeance, chase, politics, fighting the system, revenge, solitude, foul language, dialogue, weapons, life philosophy, criminal heroes, gangsters, honest, organized crime, conspiracy, prison riot, neo nazi, tear gas, fight, court, betrayal, greed, family, gunfight, catastrophe, drinking, transformation, aryan, break in, confined, fight scenes, courage, culture clash, life & death, torture, storytelling
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   61%
 
 8.0
 105K
Papillon
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 151 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, dramatic, harsh, interesting, inspirational, captivating, compassionate, suspense, breathtaking, intense, brutal, talky, tense, factual, cerebral, psychological, atmospheric, clever, emotional, rough, suspenseful, entertaining
Plot: prison, adventure, prison escape, brutality, freedom, rebellion, buddies, survival, friendship, mentor, island, jungle, courage, unlikely friendships, justice, runaway, storytelling, destiny, indians, corruption, childhood, violent, adaptation, character study, solitude, murder, book, idealism, brainwashing, psychology, loneliness, philosophy, redemption, greed, fighting the system, dialogue, revenge, gunfight, life, transformation, human spirit, distopia, false accusation, visceral, insanity, life philosophy, prison life, confined, dishonesty, hopes
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: latin america, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   54%
 
 6.3
 14K
Red Corner
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Style: suspenseful, talky, serious, captivating, realistic, suspense, disturbing, intense, romantic, sincere, rough, tense, thought provoking, light, dramatic, interesting, entertaining, sexy, bad ending, exciting, psychological
Plot: murder, politics, death penalty, legal action, lawyer, corruption, murder mystery, political, mentor, greed, false accusation, conspiracy, chase, courtroom, court, frame up, police investigation, investigation, revenge, catastrophe, destiny, justice, political corruption, betrayal, revolution, rebellion, secrets, guilt, stereotypes, propaganda, fighting the system, courtroom drama, twists & turns, internet, love story, vengeance, beautiful scenery, culture clash, islam, runaway, blindness, brutality, torture, first contact, prejudice, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief), idealism, fight scenes, pornography
Time: 90s
Place: china, asia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   67%
 
Killer: A Journal of Murder
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Style: serious, rough, disturbing, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, melancholic, bloody, psychological, talky, interesting
Plot: serial killer, murder, prison, crime, death row, corruption, life philosophy, fight scenes, death penalty, brutality, pornography, vengeance, redemption, sexualized violence, prison life, alcatraz, violence, greed, mentor, criminal heroes, storytelling, catastrophe, dark hero, destiny, confined, mad scientist, character study, violent, life & death, rape, lone hero, death, crimes, alter ego, police investigation, journalism, dialogue, psychology, guilt, free speech, revenge, adaptation, fantasy world, race issues, deadly, stereotypes, gangsters, classic car, justice, chase
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: new jersey, california, israel, minnesota, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   56%
 
 7.2
 38K
Conviction
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Style: emotional, touching, uplifting, serious, dramatic, sincere, realistic, inspirational, heartbreaking, melancholic, earnest, sentimental, sad, compassionate, bad ending, interesting, intense, entertaining, reflective
Plot: courtroom, murder, fighting the system, prison, lawyer, dedicated lawyer, justice, corruption, legal action, mentor, guilt, court, sacrifice, death penalty, courtroom drama, police investigation, life, childhood, family bonds, crime, human spirit, redemption, false accusation, small town, law school, testimony, investigation, christmas, money, transformation, runaway, family drama, sibling relationship, death, police corruption, siblings relations, catastrophe, divorce, freedom, price of justice, happy ending, single father, adaptation, brutality, greed, doctors, classic car, manipulation, storytelling, destiny
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, year 1980, year 1983, year 1993
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   52%
 
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The Onion Field
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Style: dramatic, bleak, serious, suspense, intense, rough, realistic, interesting, suspenseful, harsh, talky, tense, enigmatic, disturbing, atmospheric, reflective, psychological, melancholic, depressing, emotional
Plot: murder, crime, police investigation, kidnapping, police, courtroom, guilt, police corruption, justice, corruption, lawyer, death penalty, runaway, court, tragedy, manipulation, mentor, investigation, gunfight, greed, courage, brutality, drinking, depression, redemption, assassination, confined, dialogue, chase, culture clash, capital punishment, police officer killed, honest, childhood, vengeance, death, morality, weapons, crime gone awry, moral ambiguity, violent, in the closet, classic car, destiny, storytelling, adaptation, revenge, small town, crimes, secrets
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   51%
 
 7.4
 112K
A Time to Kill
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Style: suspense, captivating, serious, dramatic, sincere, realistic, intense, interesting, tense, touching, brutal, thought provoking, earnest, psychological, harsh
Plot: courtroom drama, murder, courtroom, rape, lawyer, crime, court, small town, vengeance, racism, vigilante, justice, vigilantism, dedicated lawyer, race issues, revenge, mentor, segregation, death penalty, underdog, prejudice, brutality, corruption, moral ambiguity, morality, sexual abuse, police investigation, stereotypes, chase, legal action, runaway, twists & turns, courage, adaptation, guilt, slavery, secrets, natural disaster, catastrophe, manipulation, conspiracy, racial tension, trial, culture clash, pornography, betrayal, greed, kidnapping, idealism, happy ending
Time: 90s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   63%
 
 7.7
 200K
A Few Good Men
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Style: tense, clever, realistic, talky, dramatic, earnest, captivating, serious, intense, suspense, interesting, twists and turns, entertaining, tricky, suspenseful, witty, sincere, surprise ending, romantic, twist ending
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, murder, military, lawyer, underdog, court, dedicated lawyer, conspiracy, corruption, justice, mentor, secrets, dialogue, investigation, crime, morality, police investigation, hotshot lawyer, moral ambiguity, greed, twists & turns, chase, court martial, courage, runaway, manipulation, death, reluctant partners, surveillance, political corruption, murder mystery, storytelling, catastrophe, guilt, sexism, army investigation, suicide, navy, destiny, sacrifice, revenge, vengeance, betrayal, redemption, military base, u.s. navy, flashback, adaptation, suspicion of murder
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: cuba, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   55%
 
 8.0
 124K
JFK
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 189 min.
Style: factual, serious, dramatic, intense, suspense, interesting, disturbing, realistic, absurd, talky, enigmatic, suspenseful, clever, captivating, tense, thought provoking, ambiguous ending, political drama, earnest
Plot: president, conspiracy, investigation, assassination, obsession, politics, conspiracy theory, dedicated lawyer, assassin, courtroom, corruption, world politics, political, murder, legal investigation, paranoia, justice, manipulation, greed, assassins, storytelling, propaganda, paranoid, courage, secrets, twists & turns, court, journalism, pornography, dialogue, police investigation, lawyer, runaway, betrayal, chase, organized crime, uncover truth, mystery, murder mystery, cia, political conspiracy, kennedy assassination, government, death, mentor, violence, catastrophe, adaptation, idealism, political corruption
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1963, 1960s
Place: new orleans, cuba, vietnam, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   61%
 
Escape from Alcatraz
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric, suspense, tense, dramatic, serious, rough, interesting, intense, harsh, earnest, clever, talky, cerebral, enigmatic, entertaining, factual, dark, bleak, exciting, brutal, sentimental
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, alcatraz, island, prison escape, mentor, buddies, survival, corruption, violence, storytelling, dialogue, chase, redemption, gunfight, runaway, brutality, freedom, nude fight, mouse, prison warden, pubic hair, organized crime, prison life, justice, greed, life philosophy, loneliness, violent, existentialism, childhood, unlikely friendships, friendship, segregation, vengeance, fight scenes, bullying, drinking, against the odds, philosophy, fighting the system, revenge, dark hero, moral ambiguity, crime, anti-hero, life & death, classic car, confined, partners, rebellion
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s, year 1960, year 1961, year 1962
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   53%
 
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 6.4
 21K
Just Cause
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, twists and turns, serious, psychological, rough, realistic, mind bending, bad ending, twist ending, intense, interesting, dramatic, sexy, entertaining, atmospheric, surprise ending, exciting
Plot: murder, mystery, revenge, serial killer, crime, prison, police, neo noir, death penalty, lawyer, police investigation, legal action, twists & turns, vengeance, investigation, justice, corruption, police corruption, court, rape, chase, mentor, manipulation, death, legal investigation, runaway, guilt, greed, pornography, conspiracy, plot twist, murder mystery, small town, secrets, black people, innocence, professor, torture, stereotypes, catastrophe, brutality, kidnapping, courtroom, crimes, life philosophy, nudity (full frontal - brief), assassination, deadly, adaptation, car chase
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, usa, harvard university, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   57%
 
 6.7
 5K
Nuts
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Style: serious, rough, psychological, intense, dramatic, suspenseful, realistic, talky, tense, disturbing, sexy, harsh, cerebral, earnest, melancholic, suspense, interesting, emotional, inspirational, sentimental, intellectual
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, court, courtroom, lawyer, parents and children, psychiatrist, mental illness, mentor, justice, insanity, prostitution, guilt, corruption, women, hearing, redemption, family, culture clash, fighting the system, runaway, life philosophy, secrets, brutality, child abuse, police investigation, catastrophe, life, greed, childhood, depression, vengeance, storytelling, dialogue, pornography, crimes, revenge, hospital, small town, destiny, moral ambiguity, paranoia, dysfunctional family, deadly, crime, stereotypes, business, adaptation, happy ending, race issues
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   41%
 
...and justice for all.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Style: clever, suspense, humorous, witty, cynical, semi serious, dramatic, intense, realistic, interesting, satirical, dark humor, tense, talky, entertaining, earnest, biting, compassionate, bad ending, disturbing, offbeat
Plot: courtroom, crime, lawyer, courtroom drama, corruption, court, justice, rape, dedicated lawyer, greed, mentor, guilt, twists & turns, legal action, investigation, police investigation, dialogue, vengeance, manipulation, morality, chase, idealism, secrets, moral ambiguity, murder, revenge, police corruption, extramarital affair, runaway, prejudice, moral dilemma, music, sexualized violence, betrayal, storytelling, catastrophe, crime gone awry, nudity (full frontal - brief), redemption, adaptation, gangsters, culture clash, conspiracy, life & death, honest, death, injustice, underdog, brutality, censorship
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   53%
 
A Dry White Season
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Style: captivating, serious, dramatic, thought provoking, realistic, disturbing, sincere, talky, earnest, interesting, bleak, sentimental, light, harsh, clever, brutal, emotional, reflective, rough, tense, biting
Plot: racism, segregation, discrimination, justice, corruption, lawyer, politics, race issues, courage, courtroom, death, brutality, family, runaway, greed, period piece, prejudice, injustice, guilt, political, mentor, childhood, jews, secrets, murder, fighting the system, world politics, holocaust, destiny, culture clash, school, happy ending, women, indians, children, police investigation, catastrophe, freedom, torture, slavery, censorship, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief), blindness, islam, redemption, vengeance, teacher, honest, stereotypes
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: south africa, africa, canada, england, new jersey, australia, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   53%
 
True Believer
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Style: suspenseful, clever, twists and turns, serious, talky, dramatic, suspense, realistic, captivating, interesting, tense, biting, twist ending, intense, harsh, melancholic, earnest, tricky, psychological
Plot: crime, courtroom drama, lawyer, courtroom, corruption, murder, neo noir, murder mystery, legal action, mentor, police investigation, court, twists & turns, justice, investigation, redemption, greed, pornography, runaway, prison, chase, brutality, conspiracy, serial killer, righting the wronged, guilt, manipulation, vengeance, revenge, dialogue, storytelling, nudity (topless - notable), fighting the system, betrayal, police corruption, noir, surveillance, sexualized violence, catastrophe, violent, drugs, crimes, gangs, gangsters, classic car, assassination, character study, morality, culture clash, crime gone awry
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, california, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   53%
 
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The Last Castle
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Style: serious, rough, dramatic, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, entertaining, tense, bad ending, interesting, suspense, intense, earnest, harsh, inspirational
Plot: prison, military, prison escape, fighting the system, rebelliousness, corruption, mentor, weapons, military life, courage, catastrophe, sacrifice, justice, prison life, wartime, brutality, war, torture, dialogue, destiny, politics, vengeance, conspiracy, morality, chase, stereotypes, court, betrayal, confined, survival, runaway, revenge, storytelling, murder, internet, transformation, life philosophy, lawyer, culture clash, redemption, first contact, crime, manipulation, rebellion, prejudice, classic car, twists & turns, arms dealer, soldier, greed
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   39%
 
Dead Man Walking
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Style: emotional, touching, compassionate, captivating, serious, dramatic, thought provoking, heartbreaking, realistic, interesting, intense, sincere, sad, talky, reflective, earnest, suspense, disturbing, clever, atmospheric, melancholic, brutal, bleak, psychological, harsh, intellectual
Plot: prison, death penalty, redemption, rape, death row, death, clergy, murder, crime, justice, life & death, lawyer, moral ambiguity, guilt, brutality, police investigation, manipulation, tragedy, human spirit, greed, corruption, lethal injection, character study, sisters, storytelling, capitalism, violent, investigation, courtroom, pornography, secrets, serial killer, forgiveness, court, runaway, morality, revenge, culture clash, adaptation, prejudice, honest, unsociability, cowardliness, court case, death sentence, electric chair, charity, therapist, violence, torture
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   51%
 
 6.3
 3K
Extremities
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Style: suspense, serious, rough, suspenseful, psychological, intense, tense, talky, sexual, realistic, dramatic, disturbing, thought provoking, interesting, sexy, clever, harsh, melancholic, bloody, entertaining, earnest
Plot: vengeance, revenge, rape, sexual abuse, torture, vigilantism, brutality, justice, manipulation, moral dilemma, corruption, vigilante, mentor, police investigation, violence, submission, confined, dialogue, sexualized violence, court, survival, greed, rivalry, catastrophe, adaptation, morality, switching roles, moral ambiguity, lawyer, redemption, betrayal, storytelling, psychology, runaway, chase, destiny, courtroom, obsession, family, classic car, guilt, police corruption, culture clash, crimes, happy ending, alter ego, twists & turns, bullying, fantasy world, violent
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   50%
 
 6.4
 6K
Class Action
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Style: talky, clever, serious, realistic, thought provoking, touching, dramatic, exciting, melancholic, suspense, entertaining, emotional
Audience: chick flick
Plot: courtroom drama, father daughter relationship, courtroom, lawyer, court, conspiracy, dedicated lawyer, family drama, mentor, chase, family, legal investigation, police investigation, death, twists & turns, vengeance, secrets, revenge, destiny, dialogue, uncover truth, sacrifice, corruption, single father, supernatural, vigilante, catastrophe, idealism, culture clash, infidelity, happy ending, life philosophy, assassination, parents and children, guilt, investigation, betrayal, kidnapping, crime, first contact, secret service, corporate crimes, redemption, divorce, justice, storytelling, childhood, conspiracy theory, internet, underdog
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   37%
 
 6.6
 11K
Animal Factory
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, tense, serious, harsh, brutal, dramatic, enigmatic, compassionate, talky, stylized, depressing, melancholic, bloody, disturbing, interesting, dark humor, cerebral, atmospheric, intense, rough, gloomy, entertaining
Plot: prison, friendship, drugs, violence, crime, brutality, innocence lost, violent, mentor, gangs, crime gone awry, corruption, unlikely friendships, greed, prison escape, gunfight, redemption, murder, gangsters, life philosophy, prison life, drinking, homeless, character study, classic car, guitar, survival, strike, adaptation, segregation, gratuitous violence, prison warden, confined, dialogue, stylish, fighting the system, nudity (full frontal - brief), pornography, runaway, depression, catastrophe, writers, gangster, storytelling, human nature, vengeance, bullying, betrayal, paranoid, plot twist
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, california, new jersey, puerto rico, paris france
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System:   43%
    User:   49%
 

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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Style: clever, suspenseful, talky, serious, tense, rough, realistic, suspense, intense, bad ending, dramatic, captivating, interesting, emotional, twist ending, harsh, psychological, exciting
Plot: investigation, crime, death penalty, death row, police investigation, death, journalism, life & death, chase, redemption, corruption, murder, justice, guilt, lawyer, race against time, revenge, vengeance, catastrophe, recovering alcoholic, storytelling, murder mystery, destiny, prison, secret service, mentor, dialogue, journalist, ambition, uncover truth, greed, first contact, secrets, twists & turns, nudity (full frontal - brief), vigilante, adaptation, cheating, police corruption, false accusation, runaway, pornography, betrayal, classic car, natural disaster, manipulation, courtroom, stereotypes, conspiracy, culture clash
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, oakland california, san francisco
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System:   40%
    User:   36%
 
 7.2
 12K
Bad Boys
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Style: realistic, disturbing, suspenseful, twists and turns, bleak, serious, intense, rough, dramatic, harsh, brutal, tense, suspense, interesting, entertaining, stylized, talky, surprise ending, exciting
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: prison, crime, vengeance, revenge, violence, neo noir, juvenile delinquency, violent, mentor, brutality, redemption, corruption, gangster, uninhibited rivalry, gangs, visceral, drugs, gangsters, crime gone awry, bullying, chase, murder, betrayal, foul language, heist, rape, dialogue, teenager, high school, survival, stereotypes, fight scenes, prison escape, justice, runaway, urban ghetto, prison life, hip hop, moral ambiguity, underdog, catastrophe, nudity (full frontal - brief), geek, criminal heroes, school, gunfight, teacher, adaptation, storytelling, sexualized violence
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, chicago illinois, new jersey
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System:   40%
    User:   42%
 
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