Movies that are like Murder in the First

If you like "Murder in the First" you are probably looking for emotional, bleak, serious and dramatic movies of Drama and Thriller genre about / that have / with prison, alcatraz, courtroom, lawyer, murder, fighting the system and torture themes shot in USA or France.
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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, gloomy, intense, rough, brutal, thought provoking, interesting, harsh, touching, melancholic, suspense, tense, entertaining, inspirational, light, earnest, psychological
Plot: prison, alcatraz, courtroom, lawyer, murder, fighting the system, torture, male nudity, dedicated lawyer, corruption, mentor, justice, prison life, brutality, insanity, righting the wronged, police investigation, court, vengeance, prison escape, manipulation, courtroom drama, redemption, greed, friendship, confined, runaway, bank robbery, death penalty, storytelling, crimes, revenge, betrayal, idealism, childhood, conspiracy, courage, unlikely friendships, deadly, crime, police corruption, dishonesty, political, life philosophy, chase, hopes, destiny, catastrophe, adaptation, transformation, dialogue, legal, politics, morality, bullying, hospital, society, life is a bitch, mistreatment, death row, murder trial, prisoner, social misfits, unlikely criminals, workplace situations, injustice, workplace, warden, theft, uneducated, whistleblower, solitary, petty criminal, liberal, lawyers and clients, baseball, punishment, media circus, treatment, convict, corporal punishment, rookie, escape attempt, 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
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1940s, year 1941, year 1938
Place: california, usa, san francisco, dungeon
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Sleepers
Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA
147 min.
 7.6
A Few Good Men
Drama, Thriller
USA
138 min.
 7.7
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Most similar movies to Murder in the First

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, dramatic and intense films with plots including runaway, corruption, mentor, justice, greed, murder and catastrophe themes mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Murder in the First: Last Dance (1996), A Time to Kill (1996), Sleepers (1996), Brubaker (1980), The Hurricane (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 5.8
 4K
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
Plot: prison, murder, death, lawyer, legal action, death penalty, courtroom drama, death row, life & death, courtroom, false accusation, confined, vengeance, legal, mentor, justice, tattoo, golf club, society, power relations, obsession, women, politics, friends, catastrophe, dedicated lawyer, culture clash, destiny, corruption, police investigation, prison life, life philosophy, relationships, deadly, pornography, guilt, crime, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief), life is a bitch, revenge, lethal injection, adaptation, dialogue, indians, male nudity, manipulation, nudity (topless - notable), lone hero, redemption
Time: 90s
Place: australia, texas, new jersey, taj mahal, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 7.4
 114K
A Time to Kill
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Style: suspense, captivating, serious, sincere, realistic, dramatic, intense, touching, thought provoking, interesting, tense, brutal, earnest, psychological
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, courtroom, rape, small town, crime, court, lawyer, vengeance, racism, vigilante, justice, revenge, brutality, dedicated lawyer, vigilantism, race issues, mentor, underdog, segregation, death penalty, legal action, prejudice, corruption, moral ambiguity, morality, sexual abuse, police investigation, stereotypes, chase, runaway, twists & turns, courage, adaptation, guilt, injustice, slavery, secrets, natural disaster, catastrophe, manipulation, conspiracy, culture clash, pornography, betrayal, greed, kidnapping, idealism, happy ending, torture
Time: 90s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   92%
    User:   100%
 
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 7.6
 169K
Sleepers
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Style: disturbing, gloomy, serious, dramatic, rough, realistic, bleak, brutal, intense, harsh, suspenseful, emotional, interesting, suspense, bad ending, psychological, talky, sadistic, based on supposedly true story
Plot: crime, sexual abuse, child abuse, courtroom drama, vengeance, friendship, childhood, lawyer, court, rape, torture, justice, revenge, prison, courtroom, murder, corruption, storytelling, strong sexual content, violence, betrayal, innocence lost, buddies, book, mentor, vigilantism, unlikely friendships, brutality, haunted by the past, urban ghetto, vigilante, pornography, righting the wronged, adolescence, redemption, violent, runaway, adaptation, gangsters, crimes, greed, coming of age, police investigation, morality, dishonesty, sexualized violence, juvenile delinquent, coming-of-age, hopes, catastrophe
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:   84%
    User:   74%
 
 7.1
 14K
Brubaker
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, captivating, thought provoking, factual, harsh, dramatic, disturbing, interesting, intense, suspense, talky, inspirational, tense
Plot: prison, fighting the system, politics, corruption, murder, violence, torture, brutality, prison life, greed, mentor, prison escape, against the odds, justice, idealism, political, runaway, society, bullying, human spirit, police corruption, police investigation, jesus, chase, innocence lost, childhood, unlikely friendships, business, revenge, transformation, underdog, abuse, prison warden, adaptation, small town, workplace intrigue, political corruption, nudity (full frontal - brief), culture clash, lawyer, court, catastrophe, friendship, crime, redemption, dialogue, courtroom, depression, foul language, vengeance
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   94%
 
 7.6
 83K
The Hurricane
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Style: touching, thought provoking, serious, dramatic, inspirational, uplifting, realistic, intense, disturbing, factual, interesting, sincere, earnest, emotional, bleak, sentimental, compassionate
Plot: prison, courtroom, fighting the system, racism, friendship, boxing, freedom, prejudice, police corruption, murder, sport, human spirit, mentor, courtroom drama, justice, corruption, false accusation, courage, storytelling, redemption, childhood, injustice, destiny, lawyer, greed, political corruption, conspiracy, runaway, crime, manipulation, life, race, idealism, character study, life philosophy, vengeance, police investigation, dialogue, unlikely friendships, confined, brutality, death penalty, catastrophe, transformation, chase, legal, adaptation, boxer, revenge, dishonesty
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s, 1960s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: new jersey, toronto ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   81%
 
 6.2
 18K
City Hall
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Style: talky, tense, thought provoking, serious, realistic, suspense, intense, earnest, interesting, dramatic, melancholic, bad ending, stylized, harsh
Plot: investigation, corruption, political corruption, idealism, police, politics, conspiracy, mafia, political, murder, uncover truth, urban, mentor, organized crime, lawyer, world politics, president, moral ambiguity, dialogue, greed, dishonesty, gunfight, mob, society, crime, justice, police investigation, police corruption, drug dealer, mayor, crimes, business, hopes, catastrophe, violence, betrayal, life philosophy, state affairs, vengeance, murder mystery, chase, unlikely friendships, life is a bitch, nudity (full frontal - brief), destiny, guilt, war on drugs, presidential election, undercover, undercover agent
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new orleans, new jersey, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   85%
 
Return to Paradise
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Style: realistic, suspense, bleak, serious, sincere, intense, dramatic, rough, interesting, psychological, suspenseful, captivating, emotional, harsh, thought provoking, cerebral, twist ending, bad ending, talky, remake of french film
Plot: friendship, drugs, lawyer, prison, moral dilemma, drug addiction, weed, unlikely friendships, mentor, morality, corruption, drugs/alcohol, life is a bitch, plot twist, drinking, sacrifice, culture clash, twists & turns, justice, friends, storytelling, greed, addiction, brutality, survival, confined, crime, death, dialogue, life philosophy, redemption, honest, catastrophe, journalism, happy ending, relationships, buddies, mental illness, depression, tragedy, dedicated lawyer, life & death, transformation, loneliness, vengeance, runaway, destiny, complex characters, down on your luck, revenge
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: malaysia, asia, usa, new york, new jersey, macau, southeast asia, thailand, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   76%
 
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 7.7
 204K
A Few Good Men
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Style: tense, clever, realistic, talky, captivating, serious, dramatic, earnest, intense, suspense, twists and turns, interesting, sincere, entertaining, tricky, suspenseful, witty, surprise ending
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, murder, lawyer, military, corruption, underdog, court, justice, death, dedicated lawyer, sexism, suicide, conspiracy, hotshot lawyer, navy, mentor, secrets, dialogue, investigation, crime, morality, police investigation, moral ambiguity, reluctant partners, greed, twists & turns, chase, army investigation, courage, runaway, manipulation, surveillance, political corruption, murder mystery, storytelling, court martial, catastrophe, guilt, false accusation, destiny, sacrifice, revenge, vengeance, betrayal, redemption, adaptation, politics, military base, u.s. navy
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: cuba, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   81%
 
 6.8
 5K
Nuts
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Style: psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, intense, dramatic, tense, talky, disturbing, sexy, harsh, cerebral, earnest, melancholic, suspense
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, court, mental illness, courtroom, lawyer, psychiatrist, insanity, prostitution, parents and children, child abuse, mentor, justice, guilt, fighting the system, corruption, women, crimes, redemption, family, culture clash, runaway, life philosophy, hearing, secrets, deadly, brutality, dishonesty, police investigation, heroes, catastrophe, life, hopes, greed, childhood, prostitute, depression, vengeance, legal, storytelling, dialogue, pornography, revenge, hospital, small town, destiny, rebellion, moral ambiguity, society, paranoia
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   76%
 
 6.3
 3K
Extremities
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, rough, intense, talky, sexual, realistic, thought provoking, dramatic, disturbing, interesting, sexy, clever, harsh, melancholic, bloody, entertaining, earnest
Plot: revenge, vengeance, rape, violence, vigilantism, sexual abuse, moral dilemma, brutality, confined, justice, manipulation, corruption, vigilante, rivalry, torture, mentor, police investigation, switching roles, dialogue, sexualized violence, court, crimes, survival, greed, catastrophe, adaptation, morality, submission, moral ambiguity, lawyer, redemption, betrayal, storytelling, psychology, runaway, chase, destiny, courtroom, obsession, family, classic car, guilt, police corruption, culture clash, happy ending, alter ego, twists & turns, bullying, fantasy world, violent
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   85%
 
A Dry White Season
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Style: captivating, serious, thought provoking, realistic, dramatic, disturbing, sincere, bleak, clever, talky, emotional, rough, earnest, interesting, tense, sentimental, light, harsh, biting, brutal, reflective
Plot: racism, justice, courtroom, lawyer, politics, death, discrimination, murder, segregation, school, children, freedom, torture, corruption, teacher, friendship, race issues, courage, injustice, brutality, family, runaway, greed, fighting the system, period piece, prejudice, guilt, political, crimes, mentor, childhood, jews, secrets, world politics, holocaust, society, destiny, culture clash, happy ending, life is a bitch, women, indians, police investigation, catastrophe, slavery, censorship, legal action, nudity (full frontal - brief), blindness, islam
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: south africa, africa, canada, england, new jersey, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   64%
 
...and justice for all.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Style: clever, suspense, humorous, witty, dark humor, cynical, semi serious, dramatic, realistic, intense, interesting, satirical, tense, biting, talky, entertaining, earnest, compassionate, bad ending, disturbing, offbeat
Plot: courtroom, crime, lawyer, courtroom drama, corruption, court, rape, betrayal, guilt, investigation, dedicated lawyer, justice, greed, mentor, legal action, twists & turns, idealism, police investigation, dialogue, vengeance, moral dilemma, manipulation, morality, chase, secrets, moral ambiguity, murder, revenge, injustice, police corruption, runaway, prejudice, music, sexualized violence, fighting the system, storytelling, catastrophe, crime gone awry, nudity (full frontal - brief), redemption, adaptation, dishonesty, gangsters, culture clash, legal, conspiracy, life & death, honest, death, power relations
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   81%
 
 6.3
 14K
Red Corner
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, talky, serious, captivating, realistic, disturbing, sincere, rough, thought provoking, intense, romantic, tense, light, dramatic, interesting, entertaining, sexy
Plot: murder, politics, death penalty, justice, political corruption, corruption, courtroom, legal action, lawyer, murder mystery, political, false accusation, torture, mentor, frame up, greed, conspiracy, chase, court, police investigation, investigation, revenge, catastrophe, destiny, fighting the system, betrayal, revolution, crimes, rebellion, secrets, guilt, stereotypes, dishonesty, propaganda, courtroom drama, law enforcement, twists & turns, internet, legal, love story, vengeance, beautiful scenery, culture clash, islam, society, state affairs, runaway, blindness, brutality, life is a bitch
Time: 90s
Place: china, asia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   69%
 
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 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
Plot: courtroom drama, father daughter relationship, courtroom, lawyer, dedicated lawyer, court, conspiracy, family drama, mentor, legal investigation, chase, family, police investigation, uncover truth, death, twists & turns, vengeance, idealism, secrets, revenge, destiny, dialogue, parents and children, sacrifice, corruption, single father, supernatural, vigilante, corporate crimes, catastrophe, culture clash, infidelity, righting the wronged, happy ending, life philosophy, assassination, fighting the system, guilt, investigation, betrayal, kidnapping, crime, against the odds, first contact, secret service, dishonesty, redemption, divorce, justice, storytelling
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   71%
 
 7.1
 9K
Red
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Style: touching, serious, gloomy, realistic, tense, emotional, dramatic, light, intense, clever, breathtaking, enigmatic, interesting, suspense, meditative, melancholic
Plot: vengeance, redemption, small town, murder, dog, revenge, storytelling, lawyer, lone wolves, justice, guilt, death, mentor, secrets, vigilante, corruption, betrayal, twists & turns, police investigation, crimes, hunting, happy ending, family, manipulation, brutality, violent, greed, rivalry, life & death, chase, society, conspiracy, beautiful scenery, tragedy, juvenile delinquency, morality, catastrophe, destiny, violence, pets, runaway, aging, dealing with death, animals, vigilantism, adaptation, social decay, childhood, life philosophy, culture clash
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   57%
 
 6.5
 62K
Changing Lanes
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Style: realistic, suspense, bleak, serious, sincere, gloomy, dramatic, bad ending, thought provoking, interesting, psychological, intense, tense, road movie, clever, harsh
Plot: lawyer, vengeance, corruption, revenge, courtroom, hotshot lawyer, moral ambiguity, losing-it hero, urban, greed, redemption, twists & turns, morality, mentor, happy ending, uninhibited rivalry, justice, guilt, court, dialogue, human nature, manipulation, destiny, vigilante, psychology, obsession, catastrophe, character study, storytelling, rich and poor, police corruption, life philosophy, violence, social differences, police investigation, betrayal, down on your luck, brutality, secrets, legal, stranded, business, writers, honest, chase, stereotypes, misfit, custody battle, family, culture clash
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   60%
 
Trial by Jury
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, psychological, suspense, romantic, entertaining, melancholic, intense, erotic, dramatic, clever
Audience: boys' night
Plot: courtroom, crime, gangsters, murder, courtroom drama, vengeance, kidnapping, good versus evil, revenge, dedicated lawyer, gangster, psychology, hotshot lawyer, mentor, protagonist as suspect, police investigation, legal action, life philosophy, mob boss, organized crime, legal investigation, obsession, catastrophe, justice, mafia, dangerous attraction, finnish, betrayal, court, violence, twists & turns, false accusation, destiny, conspiracy, culture clash, police corruption, runaway, who done it, adaptation, woman in danger, brutality, chases and races, mob, life is a bitch, fantasy world, crimes, danger, nudity (full frontal - brief), deadly, family
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   53%
 
The Star Chamber
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, exciting, serious, bleak, realistic, rough, clever, interesting, intense, melancholic, tense, twist ending, idiotic
Plot: crime, vigilantism, murder, serial killer, vengeance, political corruption, conspiracy, courtroom, hitman, dedicated lawyer, police investigation, vigilante, justice, lawyer, mentor, guilt, legal action, investigation, corruption, chase, court, manipulation, secrets, pornography, assassination, uncover truth, kidnapping, twists & turns, murder mystery, catastrophe, police, greed, assassin, police corruption, death penalty, judge, first contact, courtroom drama, family, nudity (full frontal - brief), torture, life & death, false accusation, death, runaway, dialogue, lone hero, indians, identity, fighting the system
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   50%
 
Movie in collections
 8.0
 126K
JFK
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 189 min.
Style: serious, factual, disturbing, dramatic, realistic, intense, suspense, interesting, captivating, absurd, talky, enigmatic, thought provoking, suspenseful, clever, tense, ambiguous ending, political drama
Plot: president, conspiracy, investigation, assassination, obsession, politics, assassin, courtroom, corruption, murder, paranoia, dedicated lawyer, conspiracy theory, legal investigation, world politics, cia, political, justice, manipulation, greed, assassins, storytelling, propaganda, political conspiracy, paranoid, uncover truth, courage, political corruption, secrets, twists & turns, court, journalism, pornography, dialogue, police investigation, gay slur, lawyer, runaway, betrayal, chase, organized crime, mystery, murder mystery, price of justice, mentor, violence, catastrophe, adaptation, idealism, tragedy
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1963, 1960s
Place: new orleans, cuba, vietnam, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   49%
 
 6.4
 22K
Just Cause
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological, twists and turns, serious, rough, realistic, mind bending, bad ending, twist ending, intense, interesting, dramatic, sexy, entertaining, atmospheric, surprise ending
Plot: murder, serial killer, mystery, crime, revenge, prison, police, rape, investigation, manipulation, neo noir, legal action, small town, death penalty, lawyer, police investigation, twists & turns, vengeance, justice, corruption, car chase, police corruption, legal investigation, court, chase, mentor, death, runaway, guilt, greed, pornography, crimes, conspiracy, plot twist, murder mystery, deadly, secrets, law enforcement, torture, stereotypes, catastrophe, legal, death row, brutality, kidnapping, psychopath, courtroom, interracial relations, life philosophy, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, usa, new jersey, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   47%
 
True Believer
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Style: suspenseful, clever, twists and turns, serious, realistic, talky, dramatic, suspense, captivating, biting, interesting, tense, twist ending, intense, harsh, melancholic, earnest
Plot: crime, courtroom drama, lawyer, courtroom, corruption, prison, neo noir, legal action, murder, murder mystery, mentor, police investigation, court, twists & turns, justice, investigation, redemption, greed, righting the wronged, pornography, runaway, chase, brutality, fighting the system, conspiracy, serial killer, guilt, crimes, manipulation, vengeance, dishonesty, revenge, dialogue, storytelling, nudity (topless - notable), betrayal, police corruption, false accusation, hopes, noir, racism, surveillance, sexualized violence, legal, catastrophe, violent, drugs, hotshot lawyer, gangs, gangsters
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, california, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   49%
 
In the Name of the Father
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, dramatic, captivating, compassionate, intense, thought provoking, factual, reflective, sincere, interesting, harsh, heartbreaking, talky, uplifting, touching, earnest, brutal, sentimental, suspense
Plot: prison, irish, courtroom, terrorism, torture, lawyer, police corruption, father son relationship, justice, politics, police, tragedy, violence, dedicated lawyer, prejudice, rebellion, drugs/alcohol, bomb, trial, corruption, tragic hero, brutality, storytelling, political, crime, redemption, police investigation, father-son relationship, uncover truth, idealism, mentor, british, death penalty, family drama, false accusation, violent, guilt, courtroom drama, parents and children, runaway, vengeance, culture clash, greed, honest, secrets, complex characters, murder, injustice, moral ambiguity, childhood
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, ireland, europe, london, northern ireland, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   50%
 
Midnight Express
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Turkey, France
Duration: 121 min.
Style: realistic, bleak, disturbing, serious, rough, dramatic, suspenseful, harsh, brutal, tense, intense, interesting, captivating, reflective, psychological, suspense, depressing, compassionate, talky
Plot: prison, brutality, torture, prison escape, drugs, justice, violence, friendship, philosophy, revenge, loneliness, vengeance, freedom, lawyer, prison life, corruption, redemption, genocide, injustice, violent, greed, drug abuse, storytelling, honest, crime, mentor, prejudice, islam, idealism, politics, runaway, confined, political, propaganda, visceral, insanity, adaptation, courage, drinking, manipulation, psychology, culture clash, catastrophe, weed, unlikely friendships, life is a bitch, masturbation, escape, down on your luck, fighting the system
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   41%
 
Movie in collections
 7.5
 71K
Felon
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, intense, suspenseful, brutal, dramatic, captivating, suspense, harsh, emotional, interesting, tense, talky, clever, entertaining
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, murder, crime, survival, corruption, death, justice, prison life, prison escape, mentor, violence, life turned upside down, brutality, redemption, violent, vengeance, chase, politics, fighting the system, criminal heroes, revenge, confined, solitude, foul language, dialogue, weapons, life philosophy, gangsters, honest, organized crime, crimes, conspiracy, betrayal, greed, family, gunfight, catastrophe, rivalry, drinking, transformation, fight scenes, prison riot, tear gas, tattoo, fight, court, courage, culture clash, life is a bitch, life & death
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   37%
 
 7.2
 39K
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
Plot: courtroom, murder, fighting the system, lawyer, prison, sacrifice, courtroom drama, freedom, guilt, court, dedicated lawyer, death, divorce, justice, legal action, corruption, mentor, false accusation, human spirit, death penalty, police investigation, life, siblings relations, price of justice, childhood, family bonds, crime, redemption, small town, transformation, runaway, family drama, police corruption, law school, testimony, investigation, christmas, money, catastrophe, happy ending, single father, hopes, adaptation, brutality, greed, doctors, classic car, legal, working class, manipulation
Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, year 1980, year 1983, year 1993
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   50%
 
The Last Castle
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, dramatic, exciting, tense, entertaining, bad ending, interesting, suspense, intense, earnest
Plot: prison, military, fighting the system, sacrifice, corruption, mentor, rebelliousness, prison escape, murder, military life, manipulation, weapons, prison life, courage, catastrophe, justice, confined, wartime, brutality, war, torture, dialogue, destiny, soldier, politics, vengeance, rebellion, conspiracy, morality, chase, stereotypes, court, society, betrayal, survival, runaway, revenge, storytelling, internet, transformation, life philosophy, lawyer, culture clash, redemption, first contact, crime, prejudice, classic car, twists & turns, arms dealer
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   39%
 
 6.3
 17K
In Hell
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, exciting, brutal, bloody, harsh, melancholic, stylized, clever, emotional, dramatic, intense, talky, inspirational, psychological
Plot: prison, martial arts, vengeance, redemption, murder, brutality, corruption, violence, survival, mentor, fight scenes, gunfight, revenge, undercover cop, blood, torture, prison life, runaway, crimes, pornography, prison escape, deadly, gangsters, heroes, justice, gangs, isolation, life philosophy, rivalry, violent, death, culture clash, prison sentence, prison riot, gangster, catastrophe, lone hero, first contact, dialogue, nudity (full frontal - brief), fighting the system, kung fu, assassins, rebellion, adaptation, finnish, police investigation, police corruption, chase, storytelling
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, latin america, hong kong, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   36%
 
 6.0
 11K
The Chamber
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Style: talky, serious, gloomy, suspenseful, realistic, rough, thought provoking, suspense, melancholic, dramatic, bad ending, emotional
Plot: prison, vengeance, murder, racism, courtroom, death, dedicated lawyer, book, revenge, lawyer, legal action, adaptation, death row, death penalty, parents and children, prison life, confined, chase, crimes, mentor, life philosophy, catastrophe, deadly, literature, hopes, vampire human love, writers, legal, terrorism, anti semitism, society, nudity (full frontal - brief), haunted by the past, justice, family relations, corruption, politics, power relations, secrets, guilt, life is a bitch, dialogue, twists & turns, brutality, introspection, celebrity culture, pornography, courtroom drama, distopia, death sentence
Time: 90s, year 1967, year 1996
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   40%
 

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Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Style: bleak, serious, dramatic, rough, realistic, suspense, intense, suspenseful, disturbing, interesting, harsh, talky, tense, enigmatic, atmospheric, reflective, psychological
Plot: murder, crime, police investigation, kidnapping, police, courtroom, guilt, chase, police corruption, justice, corruption, lawyer, death penalty, runaway, court, tragedy, manipulation, mentor, investigation, confined, gunfight, greed, courage, brutality, drinking, depression, crimes, redemption, assassination, dialogue, deadly, culture clash, honest, childhood, vengeance, death, morality, weapons, law enforcement, crime gone awry, moral ambiguity, violent, classic car, destiny, storytelling, adaptation, revenge, small town, capital punishment, police officer killed
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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 8.0
 106K
Papillon
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 151 min.
Style: bleak, captivating, inspirational, tense, suspense, psychological, realistic, serious, dramatic, harsh, interesting, compassionate, breathtaking, intense, brutal, emotional, talky, factual, rough, cerebral, atmospheric, clever, suspenseful
Plot: human spirit, prison escape, free spirit, runaway, survival, friendship, unlikely friendships, destiny, false accusation, character study, prison life, fighting the system, life philosophy, escape attempt, hopes, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, life sentence, low lives, imprisonment, prison, adventure, freedom, rebellion, brutality, island, jungle, indians, buddies, mentor, courage, justice, storytelling, corruption, childhood, violent, adaptation, solitude, murder, book, idealism, brainwashing, psychology, loneliness, philosophy, redemption, greed, dialogue, revenge, gunfight
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: latin america, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   36%
 
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