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Rain Without Thunder (1992)
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Rain Without Thunder (1992)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This evocative faux documentary imagines a dystopian near future in which the government monitors every woman's sexual activity. At its center is Allison Golding (Ali Thomas), serving a life sentence for having an abortion. As politicians, journalists and other key figures discuss Allison's case, they reveal how American society reached this totalitarian state.
Style: thought provoking, bleak, serious, futuristic, realistic, disturbing
Plot: injustice, future dystopia, feminism, pregnancy, legal action, fascism, life is a bitch, fighting the system, legal, society, social decay, state affairs, against the rules, women's prison, investigation, religion, abortion, interracial relations, mother daughter relationship, reporter, women's rights, woman, convict, class struggle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: future, near future, 2040s
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, thought provoking, realistic and bleak films with plots about society, life is a bitch, fighting the system, injustice, rebellion, future dystopia and distopia mostly in Drama, Sci-Fi and Comedy genres. Some movies like Rain Without Thunder: Brave New World (1998), The Coming Days (2010), Baby for Sale (2004), Born in Flames (1983), Woundings (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Brave New World (1998)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a futuristic totalitarian society, people have no control of their lives or their destiny.
Style: serious, thought provoking, atmospheric, futuristic, bleak ...
Plot: genetic engineering, distopia, helicopter, life is a bitch, society, love and romance, social differences, human nature, utopia, government agency, rescue, state affairs ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Coming Days (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Welcome to 2020: The European Union has collapsed following the fourth Gulf War and massive barricades keep illegal immigrants out of cities that are barely functioning. In the middle of this highly volatile environment is the family of Walter ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: terrorism, future dystopia, political unrest, introspection, social decay, dysfunctional family, chaos and mayhem, family problems, society, life is a bitch, human nature, family relations ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.8
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Baby for Sale (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A couple discover that the baby girl they're trying to adopt is being auctioned off to the highest bidder. The couple become part of a sting operation to bust the baby-selling ring.
Style: disturbing, sincere, serious, thought provoking, emotional ...
Plot: adoption, black market, fighting the system, kids in trouble, social decay, legal, dishonesty, crimes, babies and infants, life is a bitch, society, injustice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Born in Flames (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: In a future where a socialist government gains power, a group of women decides to organize and rebel.
Style: suspense, biting, thought provoking, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: feminism, revolution, militant, working class, injustice, dark humor, chaos, political unrest, social decay, chaos and mayhem, idealism, rebelliousness ...
Time: future
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 3.7
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Woundings (1998)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A government program is trying to entice women to go to a remote island and become companions to war-scarred soldiers.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: island, battles, wartime life, anti war, future dystopia, military, romance, life is a bitch, soldier, war, lesbianism, male nudity ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Guilty by Suspicion (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This compelling story vividly recreates Hollywood's infamous 'Blacklist Era'. The witch-hunt has begun and director David Merrill can revive his stalled career by testifying against friends who are suspected communists. Merrill's ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, bleak, sincere ...
Plot: politics, cold war, graphic violence, gangsters, artists and showbiz, legal, society, state affairs, fighting the system, unfulfillment, dishonesty, legal action ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1951
Place: europe, usa, california, france, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.1
 6K
Advantageous (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a near-future city where soaring opulence overshadows economic hardship, Gwen and her daughter, Jules, do all they can to hold on to their joy, despite the instability surfacing in their world.
Style: thought provoking, serious, bleak, futuristic, captivating ...
Plot: unemployment, corporation, life is a bitch, family relations, single parent, society, mother daughter relationship, distopia, technology, parenthood, imagination, existentialism ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Blood Done Sign My Name (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A drama based on the true story in which a black Vietnam-era veteran is allegedly murdered by a local white businessman who is later exonerated. The plot focuses on the role of a local high school teacher and the civil unrest that followed the ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, serious, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: murder, racism, social differences, discrimination, social decay, introspection, injustice, society, life is a bitch, crimes, small town life, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Heart of the Beholder (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Based on the true story of a family who opened the first videocassette rental stores in St. Louis in 1980. The family was ruined by a corrupt prosecutor who had been blackmailed by a religious group because the family refused to remove Martin ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, disturbing
Plot: rivalry, fighting the system, rebellion, corporate crime, society, legal, life is a bitch, dishonesty, corporate crimes, courtroom drama, religions or cults, injustice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.2
 43K
Fahrenheit 451 (1966)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the future, the government maintains control of public opinion by outlawing literature and maintaining a group of enforcers, known as "firemen", to perform the necessary book burnings. Fireman Montag begins to question the morality of ...
Style: atmospheric, futuristic, tense, thought provoking, stylized ...
Plot: future dystopia, totalitarianism, distopia, social decay, fighting the system, resistance, oppression, rebelliousness, introspection, satire, firefighter, self sacrifice ...
Time: future, near future, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Atlas Shrugged: Part III (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Approaching collapse, the nation's economy is quickly eroding. As crime and fear take over the countryside, the government continues to exert its brutal force against the nation's most productive who are mysteriously vanishing - leaving ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: society, politics, rebelliousness, future dystopia, human spirit, idealism, human nature, fighting the system, rebellion, hopes, life is a bitch, ambition ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.0
 6K
Testament (1983)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nuclear war in the United States is portrayed in a realistic and believable manner. The story is told through the eyes of a woman who is struggling to take care of her family. The entire movie takes place in a small suburban town outside San ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, bleak, emotional, serious ...
Plot: nuclear war, small town, survival, disaster, nuclear holocaust, radiation, life is a bitch, future dystopia, parents and children, demolished city, chaos, tragedy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, near future, future
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.6
 813
Puzzlehead (2005)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In a post apocalyptic world where technology is outlawed, Walter, a reclusive scientist, secretly creates a self-aware android, "Puzzlehead". Jealously erupts when Puzzlehead wins the affection of Julia, the beautiful shopgirl that Walter ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, futuristic, suspense, bleak
Plot: a.i., man versus machine, obsession, future dystopia, love triangle, chaos, society, androids and robots, technology gone awry, betrayal, self discovery, scientist ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.8
 302K
Gattaca (1997)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Science fiction drama about a future society in the era of indefinite eugenics where humans are set on a life course depending on their DNA. The young Vincent Freeman is born with a condition that would prevent him from space travel, yet he is ...
Style: futuristic, thought provoking, intellectual, neo noir, twists and turns ...
Plot: distopia, fighting the system, future dystopia, genetics, discrimination, paraplegic, philosophy, eugenics, society, space travel, destiny, deception ...
Time: future, near future
Place: riviera, detroit, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
How to Get Rid of the Others (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Denmark
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A satirical drama revealing the consequences of the Danish government's "New Copenhagen Criteria", a new policy aiming at securing the nation's survival. Citizens who fail to meet the criteria - those who have received more from ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, thought provoking
Plot: fighting the system, political corruption, confined, law enforcement, against the rules, social decay, life is a bitch, dishonesty, dark humor, injustice, human nature, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Red Cockroaches (2003)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Cuba
Duration: 82 min.
Story: First of a Trilogy: In a New York ravaged with acid rains, a man in his twenties meets a mysterious, yet familiar young woman who disrupts the banality of his day-to-day existence. Together, they will embark on a surreal journey with a devastating ...
Style: serious, surreal, atmospheric, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Plot: brother sister sex, sex with brother, genetic engineering, cockroach, mysterious character, self discovery, incest, life is a bitch, society, future dystopia, haunted by the past, chaos ...
Time: future
Place: usa, new york, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
20 Years After (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the middle of nowhere, 20 years after an apocalyptic terrorist event that obliterated the face of the world!
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, futuristic
Plot: post apocalypse, survival, life is a bitch, escapades, society, future dystopia, pregnancy, chaos, apocalypse, babies and infants, distopia, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Hidden Half (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An official is sent from his home in Tehran to hear the final appeal of a woman sentenced to death, a political prisoner. The official's wife of nearly 20 years, Fereshteh Samimi, writes him a letter to read when he reaches the hotel - the ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: militant, rebellion, injustice, woman in danger, fighting the system, couples, feminism, political unrest, couple relations, rebelliousness, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Just Ask My Children (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on the true story of a modern-day witch hunt, in which a couple is falsely accused and imprisoned for molesting their own children.
Style: disturbing, serious, thought provoking, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: custody, fighting the system, courtroom drama, false accusation, family problems, injustice, legal action, legal, life is a bitch, dishonesty, parents and children, plaintiff ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: George Orwell's novel of a totalitarian future society in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, psychological, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: distopia, future dystopia, brainwashing, totalitarianism, fascism, society, against humanity, politics, surveillance, fall in love, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 80s, 20th century, year 1984, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe, united kingdom, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Date with Darkness: The Trial and Capture of Andrew Luster (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Andrew Luster, the heir to the Max factor fortune, is convicted of rape on 86 counts. This Lifetime original movie recounts the rapes committed by the infamous Andrew Luster and the women who brought him to justice.
Style: serious, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: courtroom drama, investigation, injustice, life is a bitch, legal, crimes, society, dishonesty, nightclub, sexual abuse, rape, bounty hunter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Black August (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The last 14 months of George Jackson's life was an existence under subjective and objective conditions in California's industrial prison complex. George Jackson would spend 11 years in jail (7 of which were in solitary confinement) for a ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: prison, racism, solitary, prison life, confined, rebellion, fighting the system, against the rules, rebelliousness, price of justice, injustice, militant ...
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Able Edwards (2004)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The story of the clone of a famous entertainment mogul created to revive the glory days of his deceased predecessor's corporation. In the process of restoring reality entertainment to a synthetic, virtual world, the clone relizes he has yet to ...
Style: experimental, serious, thought provoking, bleak, clever ...
Plot: space station, outer space, workplace, cyberspace, society, ambition, unfulfillment, rivalry, life is a bitch, boss and employee, workplace intrigue, power relations ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Spinning Into Butter (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A hate crime on the campus of a New England college puts the school's dean (Parker) in a position where she has to examine her own feelings about race and prejudice, while maintaining her administration's politically correct policies.
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, disturbing, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: college, racism, society, journalism, fighting the system, investigation, rebellion, discrimination, african american, college life, interracial relations, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vermont, new england, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.1
 646
Afterburn (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on a true story, one woman takes on the U.S. military and General Dynamics; maker of the F-16, thought to be the very best tactical fighter in the world. Air Force Captain Theodore T. Harduvel was one of the best F-16 pilots the U.S. had to ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, thought provoking, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: aviation, heroes, dishonesty, politics, law enforcement, hopes, state affairs, military, legal, rivalry, uncover truth, fighting the system ...
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45%
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Orange Honey (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Portugal
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Andalusia in the fifties. Enrique and Carmen just meet and fall deeply in love. Carmen gets him to stay in military service in a court of the city. Enrique, in view of the injustices he witnesses every day, realizes that to change the course of ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: soldier, rebellion, fighting the system, against the rules, life turned upside down, moral dilemma, rebelliousness, life is a bitch, state affairs, society, military, legal ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: spain, andalusia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Third Person Singular Number (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bangladesh
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A woman breaks with traditional Muslim culture by living with her boyfriend before getting married, but when the relationship ends, she must face the harsh consequences of being an outcast in her community.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: against the rules, self discovery, love triangle, couples, couple relations, life is a bitch, social decay, lovers apart, religions or cults, injustice, love and romance, rebellion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Rising Place (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The close friendship of two young women, each of a different race, and their struggle to find purpose in their lives during this time of social injustice and world war.
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: fall in love, life is a bitch, human nature, parents and children, friendship, social differences, interracial relations, society, working class, feminism, family life, soldier ...
Time: 1940s
Place: virginia, usa, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.8
 691
Judgment (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Helen Hannah, the Christian leader of "Apocalypse" "Revelation" and "Tribulation" is being put on trial in the One Nation Earth Court of Justice. Mitch Kendrick is a lawyer assigned to defend her, and Victoria Thorne, ...
Style: christian film, thought provoking, suspenseful, clever, tense ...
Plot: courtroom, antichrist, tragic hero, bible, courtroom drama, apocalypse, save the world, injustice, woman in danger, society, legal, leadership ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Harlan County War (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A Kentucky woman whose mine-worker husband is nearly killed in a cave-in, and whose father is slowly dying of black lung disease, joins the picket lines for a long, violent strike.
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, realistic, rough, captivating ...
Plot: rebellion, fighting the system, price of justice, against the odds, society, life is a bitch, ambition, legal, working class, racism, human nature, human spirit ...
Time: 70s
Place: kentucky, usa, new york, appalachia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%