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, suspense and psychological films with plots about rape, violence, small town, female nudity, sex, murder and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Drama, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Shame: Gina (1975), The Loveless (1981), Silent Witness (1985), Family Nest (1979), 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 ...
Style: suspense
Plot: societal hypocrisy, australian outback, rape, road trip, one woman army, rape and revenge, bully comeuppance, father daughter relationship, death, grandmother granddaughter relationship, murder, girl ...
Place: australia
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95%
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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.
Style: neo noir
Plot: rape, gang rape, revenge, small town, rape revenge, snowmobile, female nudity, stripper, rape and revenge
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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: serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: gang, diner, skin, motorcycle, murder, social relations, kids in trouble, motorcycle chase, vengeance, parents and children, small town, small town life ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
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67%
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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, rapist, husband wife relationship, secret, brother in law, rape victim, courtroom, family relations, female nudity, trial ...
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65%
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Family Nest (1979)
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
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63%
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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: rape, murder, racism, indifference, loss of innocence, apathy, female director, witness
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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, rape victim, interview, rapist, contemplating suicide, hate, feminism, misogyny, girl, male female relationship, shame ...
Place: africa
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53%
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, prison, seduction, victim, swashbuckler, sex, bra and panties, lesbian, kiss, cigarette smoking ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
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40%
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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: gangster, violence, drugs, gun, gang, gangsta, british, cocaine, gangsters
Place: london
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39%
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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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38%
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: mine, gang, small town, motorcycle gang, biker, sheriff, biker gang, fight, cave, beer, motorcycle, funeral ...
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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: small town, single mother, teacher, courtroom, mother daughter relationship, reputation, court, classroom, lawsuit, history teacher, racism, school teacher ...
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36%
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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 ...
Style: slasher
Plot: sign language, deaf, rapist, child born of rape, deafness, rape victim, pregnant from rape, pregnancy, rape, sexploitation
Place: nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: teenage rebellion, small town, horse, country singer, sister sister relationship, hollywood star, troubled past
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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, police station, imprisonment, mistaken identity, police investigation, police interrogation, false accusation, courtroom
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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, gunshot, bakery, abuse, bullet, handgun, gun, pistol, spouse
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: androgyny, rape, ex convict, female director, sex, lesbianism, women's prison, absent mother, dance teacher, drug dealer, modern dance, lesbian ...
Place: montreal, montreal quebec canada
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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, assassin, mistress, injury, female director, sex scene, tied feet ...
Place: serbia, marseille
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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, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: high school, murder, youth, crimes, disorder, high school hunk, power relations, teachers and students, haunted by the past, workplace situations, deadly, hidden identity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, minnesota
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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: serious, realistic, contemplative, gloomy, psychological
Plot: train, soldier, homecoming, friendship, mentally unstable, military, buddies, battles, friends, psychopath, mental illness, college ...
Place: vietnam, usa, california, asia
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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: small town, alcohol abuse, family, parent child relationship, poker, nipples visible through clothing, braless, trailer park, mother daughter relationship, prostitution
Place: ontario canada, canada
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Paris, Texas (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, France, UK, USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A man wanders out of the desert not knowing who he is. His brother finds him, and helps to pull his memory back of the life he led before he walked out on his family and disappeared four years earlier.
Style: touching, surreal, serious, psychological, road movie ...
Plot: on the road, redemption, drifter, desert, reunion, reconciliation, family reunited, parents and children, estrangement, family relations, presumed dead, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, los angeles, usa, california, united states ...
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31%
Closer to the Sun (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A New York insurance company sends in a team of high levels investigators to assess a claim related to the accidental death of six workers on an oil platform off the coast of Nigeria. As the investigation unfolds it becomes clear that the dead men ...
Plot: pirate, violence, nightmare, gang, oil rig, bomb, iraq war, dictatorship, poverty, massacre, corruption, child abuse ...
Place: africa, nigeria, london, usa, texas ...
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30%
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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, robbery, explosion, motorcycle, biker, car accident, false accusation, on the run, native american
Time: 70s
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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, violence, soldier, hostility
Place: vietnam
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29%
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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 ⇓
29%
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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: lesbian incest, small town, beach, incest, female full frontal nudity, xenophobia, guilt, blow job, artist, cunnilingus, bar, seduction ...
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29%
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, male bare butt, urban setting, raped woman, bare breasts, rape victim ...
Place: mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Recommendation for Mercy (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, a 14 year-old boy is accused of raping and murdering a little girl
Style: based on true events
Plot: court, rape, teenager, murder, rape accusation
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Paris Trout (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Paris Trout is a vile Southern bigot. He owns a store and is a loanshark. He often sues people, and so his lawyer, Harry Seagraves, eventually meets Paris' wife Hannah. A former schoolteacher, she made the mistake of her life when she married ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, emotional, biting, serious ...
Plot: small town, racism, nudity (full frontal - brief), family relations, murder, graphic violence, injustice, crimes, courtroom drama, small town life, domestic disturbance, dishonesty ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%