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Sex Traffic (2004)
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Sex Traffic (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 189 min.
TV show
Story: Boston based Kernwell Industries is an American defense contractor. One of those contracts is to deploy 3,000 peacekeepers to the International Peacekeeping Coalition's work in the Balkans. Because of the near epidemic problem of sex trafficking of young Balkan women, Kernwell has decided to support the charity, Worldwide Federation Against Forced Migration. Kernwell's head of charities is Madeleine Harlsburg, the wife of the company's CEO, Tom Harlsburg. Although it does not have a pristine reputation as a good social corporate citizen, Kernwell hits a bigger public relations problem when it is learned that one of those 3,000 peacekeepers was caught trying to buy the services of a teen-aged prostitute in Sarajevo. Although not named to the media, that person is Sergeant Callum Tate, who swears he was trying to save that woman. In reality, Tate has evidence of a larger conspiracy of sex trafficking...
Style: bleak, thought provoking, realistic, disturbing, rough, serious, suspenseful
Plot: sex trafficking, prostitute, human trafficking, sexual abuse, pimp, woman in danger, crimes, life is a bitch, society, stripper, whistleblower, rich and poor, gangsters, kidnapping, forced prostitution, conspiracy, siblings relations, organized crime, rape, female nudity, corruption, anal rape, white slavery, gory, forced to strip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, former yugoslavia, eastern europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, bleak and disturbing films and TV series with plots about crimes, life is a bitch, society, prostitute, sexual abuse, rape and danger mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Sex Traffic: Human Trafficking (2005), Lilya 4-Ever (2002), Traffik (1989), Trade (2007), Blind Mountain (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Human Trafficking (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: When a sixteen-year-old girl from the Ukraine, a single mother from Russia, an orphaned seventeen-year-old girl from Romania, and a twelve-year-old American tourist become the victims of international sex slave traffickers, a specialized team of ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: human trafficking, kidnapping, forced prostitution, sex trafficking, violence against women, slavery, child abduction, prostitute, captivity, conspiracy, child prostitution, pedophilia ...
Time: contemporary
Place: the philippines, eastern europe, asia, ukraine, russia ...
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Lilya 4-Ever (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Lilya lives in poverty and dreams of a better life. Her mother moves to the United States and abandons her to her aunt, who neglects her. Lilya hangs out with her friends, Natasha and Volodya, who is suicidal. Desperate for money, she starts working ...
Style: bleak, serious, sincere, harsh, depressing ...
Plot: life is a bitch, prostitute, human trafficking, poverty, sexual abuse, prostitution, teenage prostitution, rape, downfall, russian, social decay, teenage life ...
Place: sweden, europe, estonia, russia, denmark ...
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Traffik (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 315 min.
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Story: Traffik is a 1989 British television serial about the illegal drugs trade. Its three stories are interwoven, with arcs told from the perspectives of Afghan and Pakistani growers and manufacturers, German dealers, and British users. It was nominated ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, tense, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: heroin, drug dealer, smuggling, drug abuse, crimes, politics, police corruption, fighting the system, organized crime, price of justice, rules and policies, down on your luck ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, england, germany, london, pakistan ...
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Trade (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, Mexico
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Texas cop (Kevin Kline), whose own daughter might have been forced into sexual slavery, joins forces with a Mexican youth (Cesar Ramos) to find the boy's sister, who was abducted and forced into prostitution. Meanwhile, a Ukrainian woman who ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, serious ...
Plot: human trafficking, sexual abuse, child rape, forced prostitution, kidnapping, sex slavery, sex slave, child molestation, missing child, sex with a minor, slavery, virgin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico city, new jersey, el paso texas, texas, new york ...
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Blind Mountain (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Blind Mountain follows a young woman, Bai Xuemei, in the early 1990s who recently graduated from college and attempts to find work to help pay for her brother's education. In the process, she is drugged, kidnapped and sold as a bride to a ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, serious, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, village, woman in danger, life is a bitch, confined, social relations, isolation, sexual abuse, injustice, slavery, dishonesty, escape ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, asia
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Eden (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The true story of Chong Kim who, as a young teen, was abducted into the sex trade, and the complicated moral choices she had to make in order to survive as her situation grew more desperate.
Style: realistic, psychological, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Plot: human trafficking, prostitution, kidnapping, sex trafficking, slavery, teenage life, smuggling, captivity, crimes, life is a bitch, moral dilemma, innocence lost ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, year 1994
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King of Thieves (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Netherlands, Austria, Belgium, Germany, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two amateur circus kids from a poor Ukrainian village, ten-year-old Barbu and his older sister Mimma, are sold to a circus artist called Caruso who promises them a career in the West.
Style: disturbing, emotional, realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: child prostitution, circus, kids in trouble, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, kidnapping, youth, crimes, dishonesty, hopes, siblings relations, sexual abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ukraine, berlin germany, europe, germany, eastern europe
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Peaky Blinders (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world.
Style: captivating, tense, atmospheric, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, gang, crimes, crime boss, gang war, mob boss, mafia, determination, power struggle, rise to the top, cruelty ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: england, ireland, london
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Five Daughters (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Gomorrah (2014)
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Duration: 55 min.
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Place: italy, europe, naples italy, napoli italy
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Russian Dolls: Sex Trade (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Young women from Lithuania and Russia are taken to Belgium by a gang involved in the sex trade to work as sex slaves.
Style: touching, suspense, suspenseful, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: sex slavery, sex trafficking, human trafficking, violence against women, forced prostitution, striptease, organized crime, prostitution, brothel, police corruption, life is a bitch, gangsters ...
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The Jammed (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young Australian woman reluctantly agrees to help a Chinese mother search for her missing daughter and becomes involved in human trafficking and the sex slave trade.
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Plot: sex trafficking, crimes, missing person, deportation, manipulation, prostitute, sexual abuse, gangsters, social decay, immigrants, kidnapping, down on your luck ...
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Duration: 479 min.
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Story: Im Angesicht des Verbrechens is a German television series about the Russian mafia in Berlin. It received high critical acclaim, but the viewer figures were disappointing. It was broadcast by ARTE and Das Erste.
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Duration: 240 min.
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Duration: 91 min.
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Style: realistic, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
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Violet Perfume: No One Is Listening (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, rough, bleak
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 50 min.
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Story: Three women become entangled in the world of human trafficking and prostitution when Esther's husband suddenly disappears. From completely different worlds, the lives of these women become intertwined. They discover that they need each other to ...
Style: thought provoking, suspense, disturbing, psychological, captivating
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Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, UK, Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lilet Never Happened is the rollercoaster story of how a young girl, struggling to survive in the streets of Manila, spirals down into child prostitution. She is a fighter. She is a dreamer. She is a rebel and she thinks she can handle the world ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: life is a bitch, kids in trouble, social decay, youth, society, prostitute, sexual abuse, pedophilia, social worker, police, child prostitution, child prostitute ...
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: 7-year old Steven Stayner is kidnapped a few days before Christmas by Kenneth Parnell. Under the belief that Parnell has been given legal custody of him, and that his family has moved away, he stays with Parnell for seven years, enduring repetitive ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, emotional, serious ...
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Genre: Crime, Drama
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Duration: 60 min.
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Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense, serious
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The Body Farm (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
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TV show
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Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, captivating, bleak, rough ...
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The Whistleblower (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 112 min.
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Style: rough, suspenseful, intellectual, factual, thought provoking ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
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Purge (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Finland, Estonia
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Allide experienced The Great Terror under Stalin’s regime, and decades after her hometown people were deported to Siberia, she lives alone in an isolated house. One night, she finds a young woman in her yard – Zara has just escaped from the ...
Style: realistic, psychological, tense, captivating, disturbing ...
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How It All Went Down (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
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Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
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Three Girls (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
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Story: The story of three of the children who were victims in the 2012 grooming and sex trafficking case in Rochdale, for which nine men were convicted and sentenced. The drama explores how these girls were groomed, how they were ignored by the authorities ...
Style: psychological, captivating, suspense, disturbing, tense
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Bibliothèque Pascal (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Hungary, UK, Romania
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A mother's struggle to support her child leads her into a surreal netherworld of sex and danger in this drama from Hungarian filmmaker Szabolcs Hajdu. Mona Paparu is a single mother who has been left to raise her daughter Viorica on her own, ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: sexual abuse, life is a bitch, woman in danger, single parent, lifestyle, family relations, prostitute, sexual perversion, s&m, brothel, nightlife, nightclub ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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