Movies like Shame 1992

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Shame (1992)
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Shame (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A tough female lawyer on holiday ends up in a small Pacific Northwest town where she befriends a local teenage girl and tries to persuade her to to press charges against the young thugs who raped her.
Plot: rape, gang, motorcycle, violence, chase, gang rape, bar, small town

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Most similar movies to Shame

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and tense films with plots about rape, small town, violence, female nudity, sex, motorcycle and gang rape mostly in Drama, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Shame: Gina (1975), The Loveless (1981), Silent Witness (1985), Family Nest (1977), 37 (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Shame (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Asta Cadell, a lawyer traveling through the Australian Outback on holiday, stops in a small Western Australian town after her motorcycle breaks down and shacks up with Tim Curtis, the local mechanic, while fixing it. She then becomes involved in ...
Plot: societal hypocrisy, rape, australian outback, gang, australian, stalker, motorcycle, sergeant
Place: australia
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95%
 6.3
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Gina (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A beautiful stripper hires renowned criminals to exact revenge on those who raped her in her motel room.
Plot: gang rape, rape, small town, revenge, rape revenge, female nudity, stripper, rape and revenge, snowmobile, neo noir
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
 2K
The Loveless (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A small midwestern town descends into chaos with the arrival of a motorcycle gang.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: gang, diner, skin, motorcycle, murder, kids in trouble, motorcycle chase, social relations, social misfits, misfit, crimes, vengeance ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.2
 158
Silent Witness (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The marriage of a young working-class woman is jeopardized when she witnesses her brother-in-law's participation in a gang rape of an intoxicated woman in a neighborhood bar.
Plot: rape, fear, family conflict, family relations, gang rape, husband wife relationship, rape victim, courtroom, female nudity, trial, witness, secret ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 7.3
 1K
Family Nest (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Családi tüzfészek (aka Family Nest) is an intimate portrayal of a family slowly disintegrating under various pressures in late 1970s communist Hungary. The plot of the film is deceptively simple, with the occasional momentous event--including one ...
Plot: rape, violence, large family, apartment, hungarian
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.9
 550
37 (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On a March night in 1964, 37 neighbors in Queens, New York, witness the brutal murder of Kitty Genovese. None of them takes action or calls the police. 37 tells the story of a few of these people and what led up to the night when they unexplainably ...
Plot: murder, rape, loss of innocence, racism, indifference, apathy, female director, witness
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Scream from Silence (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A director and an editor, both woman, cannot work on a movie presenting the rape of a nurse without reacting on the scenes they're working on, the situation of womanhood in general, and the way the 'Justice' handle those cases of rape.
Plot: rape, female director, interview, feminism, male female relationship, contemplating suicide, hate, violence, film within a film, court, rape victim, shame ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 67
Misty (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Misty arrives in a small town to look for her mother who abandoned her 22 years ago. She stays with a bisexual artist and her friends and models for her. Meanwhile, a Christian woman with a secret tries to save her perverted niece.
Style: erotic, folk tale
Plot: bar, small town, beach, lesbian incest, incest, xenophobia, kissing in public, secret, foundling, bisexual woman, bar owner, lesbianism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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A Smell of Honey, a Swallow of Brine (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Sharon is a young office worker who sexually teases, seduces and then cries 'rape' on various men just to see them emotionally suffer for her own man-hating, twisted amusement leading to one lovestruck boyfriend being sent to prison, the ...
Plot: teasing, rape, violence, victim, seduction, prison, swashbuckler, stockings, panties, bathing, switchblade, kiss ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.4
 32
White Powder (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: White Powder is an award-winning, riveting micro-budget, independent, British gangsta film. It is set in modern-day, multi-cultural London and features a very diverse cast. It follows the story of 2 young lovers, who try to outwit a bunch of London ...
Style: suspense
Plot: violence, drugs, gun, gangsta, british, cocaine, gangster, gang, gangsters
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 45
Zooey & Adam (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Adam and Zooey have been trying to have a baby for several months, only to end up pregnant after a rape. Unsure of the parentage of their child, they decide to have the baby anyway.
Plot: rape, female nudity, interrupted sex, pregnant from rape, sex, love, abortion, gang rape, pregnancy, unknown father, rapist, infertility ...
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30%
Angels Die Hard (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Gang of bikers try to save people in a mining disaster.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: gang, sheriff, biker, mine, motorcycle gang, small town, cave in, funeral, motorcycle, biker gang, fight, cave ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Scandal in a Small Town (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Leda Beth Vincent lives in the small town of Shiloh and works as a cocktail waitress there. She is not too well thought of as she is nothing of a blushing virgin. But she is far from a whore and brings up her daughter Julie, a high school student, ...
Plot: teacher, small town, single mother, courtroom, waitress, lawsuit, anti semitism, teacher student relationship, court, racism, school teacher, teenage girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Johnny Belinda (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: While attempting to set up a communal garden in the poverty stricken rural community of Hatcher, Bill Richmond becomes aware of a silent, mute, disheveled girl by the name of Belinda. He soon learns that she is considered mentally handicapped by the ...
Plot: slasher, pregnant from rape, rape, rapist, child born of rape, deaf, sign language, deafness, rape victim, pregnancy, sexploitation
Place: nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Watercolor Postcards (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A Hollywood actress and a former NFL star strive to save a troubled Texas town while bonding over their shared love of a very special 10-year-old girl who has found herself alone in the world for the very first time.
Plot: small town, teenage rebellion, horse, troubled past, country singer, sister sister relationship
Time: hollywood star
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
My Son Is Innocent (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After a brutal nighttime attack on a woman alone in her suburban home, police investigators zero in on teenager Eric Sutter. When the victim identifies Sutter as her attacker, the legal system closes in on the boy as friends, neighbors and the media ...
Plot: rape, falsely accused, false accusation, police investigation, mistaken identity, courtroom, police interrogation, police station, imprisonment
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
When No One Would Listen (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jessica has been married to her controlling husband Gary for years. She began dating him at the age of fifteen and has two kids, Maggie and Pete. After some career trouble Gary moves the family out to a New York suburb. Anyway, at first Gary seems ...
Plot: domestic violence, violence, abuse, gun, bullet, bakery, gunshot, handgun, pistol, spouse
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
CQ2 (Seek You Too) (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: CQ2 (seek you too) is the story of an teenager, with an uncertain future, who canalises her lust for life in the study of contemporary dance.
Plot: ex convict, androgyny, rape, female director, troubled teen, gang rape, dance teacher, modern dance, sex, women's prison, lesbianism, mental institution ...
Place: montreal quebec canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Trucker (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Loner Diane Ford (Michelle Monaghan) is a truck driver with an 11-year-old son, Peter (Jimmy Bennett), whom she never sees, and that's fine with her. But, when Peter's father, Len (Benjamin Bratt), falls ill, he asks Diane to take care of ...
Style: contemplative, emotional, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: americana, traffic, cancer, highway, divorced divorcee, bar, motel, truck driver, violence, lifestyle, single parent, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Human Zoo (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In Marseille, the young Serbian-Albanian Adria Shala is an illegal immigrant traumatized by her past. Every now and then Adria recalls her life in Kosovo, when she was saved from rape by a deserter called Srdjan Vasiljevic in 1999. They move to ...
Plot: rape, violence, escape, betrayal, immigrants, weapons, mistress, assassin, injury, female director, tied feet, pubic hair ...
Place: serbia, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Sinner's Blood (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Bikers terrorize a small town.
Plot: lsd, peeping tom, biker, beer drinking, motorcycle, closeted gay, stabbed in the stomach, fistfight, bare breasts, brother sister incest, motorcycle accident, loss of parents ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.5
 802
The Substitute (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A high school substitute English teacher resorts to murder to protect her murderous dark past while seducing a student whom begins to suspect her true identity.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: murder, high school, dishonesty, deadly, high school hunk, power relations, disorder, workplace situations, teachers and students, haunted by the past, youth, hidden identity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.4
 442
Tracks (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A soldier returns from Vietnam on special assignment, accompanying the body of his friend by train to California for burial. During the trip, he falls in love with a gentle college student. But their relationship is shattered by his flashbacks to ...
Style: gloomy, psychological, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: soldier, train, homecoming, friendship, mentally unstable, military, war, friends, psychopath, battles, mental illness, vietnam war ...
Place: vietnam, california, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Termini Station (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Termini Station is a Canadian made drama, released in 1989 and directed by Allan King. The film stars Colleen Dewhurst and Megan Follows as Molly and Micheline Dushane, a mother and daughter living in a small Northern Ontario town. Molly is an ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, small town, parent child relationship, family, poker, trailer park, nipples visible through clothing, braless, prostitution, mother daughter relationship
Place: ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.0
 85
The Loners (1972)
Genre: Drama, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: On his motorcycle Stein, a half-blood Indian, tries to stay out of the hands of the police, who are chasing him for accidentally killing a cop. Together with his friend Alan and a beautiful but desperate girl Stein will get involved in a robbery and ...
Plot: police, explosion, motorcycle, robbery, biker, car accident, false accusation, native american, on the run
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.6
 178
The Bad Bunch (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A white ex-GI goes to a black ghetto to deliver a letter from his buddy, a black soldier who died in Vietnam. When he arrives there he encounters hostility and trouble from all sides.
Plot: ghetto, soldier, violence, hostility
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 29
Homer (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Homer is 18... and he wants to keep the feeling of the first time going for the rest of his life
Plot: motorcycle, funeral, farmer, parent child relationship, marijuana, sheriff, loss of friend, high school prom, generation gap, protest, cult, small town ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: wisconsin, woodstock
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Waterhole (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: At the end of their college years, Miller finds that he and his college buddies are growing apart as they choose different paths into the future. They are regulars at Murphy's, a popular watering hole of choice where Miller and Jim meet with ...
Plot: fiancee, record store, bar fight, bar owner, break up, friendship, one night stand, marriage proposal, ex girlfriend, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, college graduate, breakup ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Naked City (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A gritty tale of survival set against a city ripe with violence and corruption. The Naked City tells the tale of Alfonso and Aurelia, who with their infant daughter flee the scene of a traffic accident they inadvertently caused, leaving several ...
Plot: gang rape, sexual humiliation, gang violence, accident, male rape, violence, runaway, urban setting, raped woman, male bare butt, rape and revenge, anal rape ...
Place: mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.0
 85
Madame O (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After being brutally gang-raped, a young girl grows into a woman with a double life: She's a well-to-do doctor by day and, by night, a revenge-driven streetwalker who uses sex as a weapon. That all changes when she finally falls in love and ...
Plot: gang rape, medical mask, doctor, rape, surgical mask, syphilis, physician, female doctor, latex gloves, revenge, dental mask
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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