Movies like Reflections on a Crime

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Reflections on a Crime (1994)
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Reflections on a Crime (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Seven years ago, Regina (Mimi Rogers) was tried for the death. On the night before she becomes the first woman in over 40 years to be executed in a federal penitentiary, she befriends the lone, curious prison guard Colin Reeves (Billy Zane), who has been assigned to watch over her. By telling Regina's story through flashbacks interwoven with her present situation, the film helps us understand this woman in a unique, disturbing and sympathetic way
Plot: love, prison, assassin, death, gun, divorce, prison guard, shooting, murder, electric chair, death row, accidental death, death of husband, confession, wife murders husband, murder of husband, husband wife relationship, guilt, drowning, electrocution, poison, jail cell, execution, flashback, injury

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Most similar movies to Reflections on a Crime

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and suspense films with plots about murder, death, violence, deadly, revenge, flashback and crimes mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Reflections on a Crime: In the Blink of an Eye (1996), Zig Zag (1970), Pendulum (1969), Acts of Violence (2010), The Life of David Gale (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
In the Blink of an Eye (1996)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hamel portrays director Dickoff who suspends her career in order to help a friend who's been in prison for quite some time in connection with a murder.
Plot: female director, prison, police car, friend, love, women's prison, lawyer, court, criminal, death, false accusation, execution ...
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95%
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Zig Zag (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A dying man frames himself for murder so his widow can collect the reward.
Plot: prison, jail cell, escape, ransom, jury, murder witness, insurance investigator, murder, confession, courtroom, surgeon, lapd ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
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84%
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Pendulum (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On the evening of his decoration for bringing a murderer to justice, Washington DC Police Captain Frank Matthews' wife, and her lover are murdered in bed. Jailed as the prime suspect, with the aforementioned murderer released on a technicality ...
Plot: death, murder, police captain, on the run, falsely accused, murderer, police officer, murder of wife, false accusation
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Acts of Violence (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: A man named Flyn (Il Lim) is on a mission on killing the men who raped his wife Olivia (Leelee Sobieski). He finds himself living a double life as a killer and a husband. He finds an unexpected friend, a priest (Ron Perlman), as he deals with the ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, rape, cruelty, brutality, rape revenge, double life, rape victim, rape and revenge, wrath, beating, vengeance, revenge ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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The Case of the Hillside Stranglers (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The true chilling story of the "two of a kind", killing cousins Angelo Buono and Kenneth Bianchi, better known as the Hillside Stranglers, is told in this TV drama.
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, serial killer, police detective, psychopath, obsession, crime, law enforcement, legal, deadly, crimes, rape, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Life of David Gale (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Spain
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A man against capital punishment is accused of murdering a fellow activist and is sent to death row.
Style: thought provoking, surprise ending, serious, suspense, rough ...
Plot: fighting the system, death sentence, false accusation, professor, death, reporter, death row, who done it, death penalty, investigation, suicide, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, houston texas, italy, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Female Prisoner No. 701: Sasori (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Nami Matsushima, prisoner #701 is sent to a Woman's Prison for attempted murder. Nami is brought into Number 2 community cell, where suicides and unnatural deaths occurred one after another. In the punishment cell, Nami begins to look back in ...
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: female prisoner, prison, women's prison, strip search, prisoner, prison warden, prison violence, prison guard, violence against women, women in prison, jail cell, rape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Massacre Mafia Style (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Terror reigns when Mimi, the son of a deported Don, along with his associate Jolly Rizzo wage a bloody war for control of the West Coast underworld, battling hordes of hard-boiled mobsters and deadly black pimps on their rise to the top!
Style: cult film
Plot: no panties, tragic event, danger, van, gun, apartment building, gang war, sex, shooting, spy, shotgun, restaurant ...
Place: sicily, usa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Shot Caller (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A newly-released prison gangster is forced by the leaders of his gang to orchestrate a major crime with a brutal rival gang on the streets of Southern California.
Style: clever, harsh, twist ending, suspense, tense
Plot: prison, prison gang, skinhead, gang, criminal, prisoner, undercover cop, murder, violence, desperation, existentialism, prison riot ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Desperate Hours (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A criminal holds a wealthy family hostage.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, scary ...
Plot: hostage, mind game, family relations, crimes, manhunt, couple relations, law enforcement, fbi, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, suburbs, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: utah, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Prison (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After Charles Forsyth was sent to the electric chair for a crime he didn't commit, he forever haunts the prison where he was executed. Flash forward several years when the prison is reopened, under the control of its new warden Eaton Sharpe, a ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, gloomy, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: prison, electric chair, ghost, supernatural, prison life, revenge, prisoner, pursuit, vengeance, obsessive quest, deadly, investigation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Chamber (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Having survived the hatred and bigotry that was his Klansman grandfather's only legacy, young attorney Adam Hall seeks at the last minute to appeal the old man's death sentence for the murder of two small Jewish boys 30 years before. Only ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: death sentence, murder, racism, courtroom drama, prison, politics, legal, anti semitism, haunted by the past, crimes, legal action, power relations ...
Time: 90s, 1960s, 1990s, 20th century, 60s ...
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Chair (2016)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An innocent man on death row witnesses savage killings at the hands of the prison's sadistic Warden. To survive, he must match the brutality in the prison and confront his own horrifying past.
Plot: death sentence, murder, prison, police, halloween, electric chair, prison guard, torture, execution, family problems, death row, death penalty
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Killer: A Journal of Murder (1995)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Carl Panzram is sent to Leavenworth Prison for burglary. While there, he is brutally beaten by a guard. Neophyte guard Henry Lesser feels sympathy for Panzram, befriends him, and gets him to write his life story. Lesser learns that Panzram's ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, death row, murder, prison, empathy, redemption, crimes, crime, human nature, prison life, introspection, deadly ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: minnesota, new jersey, california, israel, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Someone to Watch Over Me (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In Queens, Mike Keegan is celebrating with his wife Ellie, his son Tommy and friends his recent promotion to detective in a precinct in Manhattan. Meanwhile, in a fancy club, the socialite Claire Gregory witnesses the murder of the owner of the ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, marriage, police detective, socialite, romance, gangsters, deadly, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, crime, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Concrete Jungle (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An unfortunate and naive girl is set-up by her boyfriend and convicted of drug smuggling. She is sent to a women's correctional facility where she must constantly struggle to survive.
Style: psychotronic, sexploitation film, cult film
Plot: women in prison, women's prison, warden, corruption, survival, innocence, dead woman on floor, razor blade, assassin, innocent, murder, woman kills woman ...
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48%
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Judas Kiss (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The shooting of a U.S. senator's wife raises the stakes for kidnappers seeking a hefty ransom for a computer magnate.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, neo noir, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, blackmail, cons and scams, crime, state affairs, police investigation, crimes, crime gone awry, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect, manipulations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans, usa, los angeles, venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Blood in the Streets (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An Italian prison official's wife is kidnapped, and the kidnappers demand that a notorious prisoner be released in order for the man to get his wife back. He gets the man released - but then kidnaps him himself, in order to ensure that the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, heroes, chase, danger, murder, kidnapping, assassination, blackmail, confined, deadly, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, milan italy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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To Topple an Empire (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: To Topple An Empire is the story of Aidan Clarke (Sean Patrick Flaherty) as he is brought in front of crime boss, Vincent Donnelly (Art Lynch). Through a series of flashbacks, Aidan tells Vincent how he alone has taken out key members of his ...
Plot: mafia, assassin, poison, lie, crime family, flashback, revenge, deception
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
House of Manson (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An unflinching chronicle of Charles Manson, the ex-con who was able to amass a dedicated following of young people in the late 1960s. The era of peace and love was ultimately brought to its knees following his orchestration of the notorious Sharon ...
Style: suspense, rough, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: cult, cult leader, serial murder, murder, manipulation, confession, criminal, coercion, hippie, death, party, free love ...
Time: 1960s, year 1968, 60s, year 1969
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Dead Man Walking (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A justice drama based on a true story about a man on death row who in his last days forms a strong relationship with a nun who teaches him forgiveness and gives him spirituality as she accompanies him to his execution.
Style: thought provoking, touching, emotional, serious, psychological ...
Plot: prison, death row, rape, death sentence, court, lethal injection, nun, death penalty, redemption, warden, forgiveness, confession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: louisiana, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 4K
Last Dance (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Upon taking a new job, young lawyer Rick Hayes is assigned to the clemency case of Cindy Liggett, a woman convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to death. As Hayes investigates the background for her case, the two begin to form a deep ...
Style: emotional, tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prison, murder, lethal injection, lawyer, death row, courtroom drama, life is a bitch, legal action, dedicated lawyer, prison life, false accusation, power relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, taj mahal, australia, texas, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Let Him Go (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Following the loss of their son, a retired sheriff and his wife leave their Montana ranch to rescue their young grandson from the clutches of a dangerous family living off the grid in the Dakotas.
Style: suspense, emotional, tense, rough, brutal ...
Plot: death of son, grief, grandson, family relations, husband wife relationship, brutality, sheriff, death, retired, abusive husband, horse, clan ...
Time: year 1952
Place: north dakota, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Street Smart (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A New York journalist lies when his fake story about a pimp describes a real pimp up for murder.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: prostitute, journalism, pimp, city life, uncover truth, danger, protagonist as suspect, society, crimes, media, celebrity culture, frame up ...
Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Duration: 138 min.
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35%
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Bluebeard (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Baron von Sepper is an Austrian aristocrat noted for his blue-toned beard, and his appetite for beautiful wives. His latest spouse, an American beauty named Anne, discovers a vault in his castle that's filled with the frozen bodies of several ...
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Home Room (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
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Style: emotional, touching, serious, psychological, contemplative ...
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Time: contemporary
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32%
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The Haven (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Police detective Jacques Laniel's life becomes a nightmare the day drive-by shootists gun down his partner Thomas Colin. His colleagues make matters worse by blaming him for the death, and after his wife leaves him, Laniel decides to quit the ...
Style: neo noir
Plot: partner, widow, gay, strip club, rehabilitation center, police officer, homosexual, corpse, patricide, drive by shooting, investigation, secret ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Beautiful & Twisted (2015)
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Duration: 86 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.3
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Mr. Brooks (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
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Style: psychological, tense, macabre, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, split personality, crimes, secret, police detective, businessman, murder, double life, crime, criminal heroes ...
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Place: usa, oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%