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

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films and TV series with plots about crimes, crime, life is a bitch, society, prostitute, murder and sexual abuse mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Sex Traffic: Human Trafficking (2005), Lilya 4-Ever (2002), Trade (2007), The Body Farm (2011), Bad Girls (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, slavery, prostitute, captivity, corruption, dishonesty, rescue, russian, sexual activity, society, mystery, immigrants ...
Time: contemporary
Place: eastern europe, ukraine, russia, asia, the philippines ...
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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 ...
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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, disturbing, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Body Farm (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
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Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: forensics, workplace situations, crimes, crime, law enforcement, workplace, right hand man, police investigation, police detective, murder investigation
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bad Girls (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bad Girls is a British television drama series that was broadcast on ITV from 1 June 1999 to 20 December 2006 and starred Simone Lahbib, Mandana Jones, Debra Stephenson, Linda Henry, Jack Ellis and many more throughout the eight-year run. The series ...
Style: rough, disturbing, realistic, captivating, serious ...
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Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Traffik (1989)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 315 min.
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Style: serious, bleak, thought provoking, tense, rough ...
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23%
Willie Dynamite (1974)
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 ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, rough, serious, bleak ...
Plot: prostitute, pimp, crimes, life is a bitch, cons and scams, city life, urban ghetto, downfall, going straight, social decay, injustice, lifestyle ...
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I Know My First Name Is Steven (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
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: tense, realistic, psychological, disturbing, emotional ...
Plot: kidnapping, missing child, sexual abuse, danger, crime, confined, parents and children, perversion, haunted by the past, captivity, starting over, crimes ...
Time: 80s, year 1974, year 1980, year 1972
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Fallen Angel (2007)
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Country: UK
Duration: 205 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological, rough ...
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Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: UK, France
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: tense, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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.
Style: rough, disturbing, realistic, serious, suspenseful
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⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Netherlands, Austria, Belgium, Germany, France
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: realistic, bleak, emotional, serious, disturbing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, serious, bleak ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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 471
Kavanagh QC (1995)
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Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, tense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 4.6
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Duration: 83 min.
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Style: realistic, rough, disturbing, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, life is a bitch, gangsters, crimes, deadly, small town life, suburbs, small town, siblings relations, vengeance, society ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: car chase, heist, urban, gang, crime, chases and races, crimes, life turned upside down, family relations, organized crime, driver, gangster
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Above Suspicion (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
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Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, porno movie
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⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 8.8
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Duration: 60 min.
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19%
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Duration: 60 min.
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Style: serious, twists and turns, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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On the Doll (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: psychological, disturbing, rough, gloomy, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%