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Sex Traffic (2004)
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Sex Traffic (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 189 min.
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, serious, thought provoking, realistic, disturbing, rough, suspenseful
Plot: prostitute, sexual abuse, human trafficking, sex trafficking, rich and poor, gangsters, kidnapping, whistleblower, pimp, stripper, crime, gory, organized crime, woman in danger, crimes, society, life is a bitch, siblings relations, rape, female nudity, corruption, forced prostitution, forced to strip, white slavery, anal rape
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, former yugoslavia, eastern europe

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Human Trafficking (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 176 min.
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 ...
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Audience: boys' night
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Lilya 4-Ever (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 109 min.
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Trade (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, Mexico
Duration: 120 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Body Farm (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
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Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bad Girls (1999)
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Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Duration: 60 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Willie Dynamite is a pimp who operates in New York City. Willie was a big success as a pimp, but now, just as fast as he rose to the top, he has hit bottom. A former prostitute who has become a social worker tries to get Willie to clean up his life ...
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Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
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Fallen Angel (2007)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Crime
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Duration: 315 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Kavanagh QC (1995)
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Style: serious, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.6
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Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: bleak, serious, disturbing, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: prostitute, rape, high school, sexual abuse, victim, sexual relations, crime, addiction, drug abuse, nightlife, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.6
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Murderland (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
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Style: serious, tense, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.1
 485
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Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
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19%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Trial & Retribution (1997)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
19%