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, violence, motorcycle, chase, gang rape, small town, bar

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Most similar movies to Shame

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspense, realistic and suspenseful films with plots about rape, violence, murder, small town, gang, court and gang rape mostly in Drama, Action and Crime genres. Some movies like Shame: Gina (1975), Silent Witness (1985), A Scream from Silence (1979), 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: australian outback, rape, societal hypocrisy, unpunished rape, loss of virginity, strong female character, loss of innocence, friend, lawyer, parents, father daughter relationship, police ...
Place: australia
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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: revenge, rape, gang rape, small town, rape revenge, female nudity, stripper, rape and revenge, snowmobile
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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: family conflict, rape, fear, husband wife relationship, secret, court, brother in law, rape victim, female nudity, rapist, testimony, courtroom ...
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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, male female relationship, hate, girl, misogyny, courtroom, court, shame, rape victim, feminism, rapist, violence ...
Place: africa
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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, large family, violence, apartment, hungarian
Place: hungary
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59%
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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: murder, rape, apathy, loss of innocence, indifference, racism, witness, female director
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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: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: gang, diner, motorcycle, skin, murder, motorcycle chase, social relations, kids in trouble, small town, vengeance, small town life, parents and children ...
Time: 50s
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Born Wild (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After being released from prison for the murder of a fellow biker; CJ returns to his hometown to confront his former gang. However; he arrives to find that the past is not forgotten easily; and now they are out for blood.
Style: unusual plot structure, suspense, psychological, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: estranged father, ex convict, father son relationship, death, drug traffic, motorcycle, escape, outlaw gang, crime family, brutality, gangsters, mafia ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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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: violence, drugs, cocaine, gang, british, gangsters, gun
Place: london
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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: biker, motorcycle gang, sheriff, gang, mine, small town, motorcycle, funeral, fight, biker gang, cave, beer
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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: teacher, single mother, small town, courtroom, mother daughter relationship, school teacher, scandal, racism, teacher student relationship, reputation, lawsuit, court ...
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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: rapist, deafness, deaf, sign language, rape victim, pregnant from rape, child born of rape, pregnancy, rape, sexploitation
Place: nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, imprisonment, police station, courtroom, police investigation, false accusation, police interrogation, mistaken identity
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Vasiliki (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Cyprus
Duration: 135 min.
Story: It is based on a true story, where a young soldier and the wife of a revolutionary guy falls in love while in the background we witness political turmoils of Greece at that time.
Plot: gendarme, debt, murder, violence, rape, civil war, communist, death, decapitation, countryside, chase, explosion
Time: 1940s
Place: greece
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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: realistic, serious, gloomy, psychological, contemplative
Plot: soldier, train, friendship, homecoming, mentally unstable, buddies, military, war, psychopath, battles, friends, college ...
Place: vietnam, asia, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, high school, power relations, high school hunk, disorder, dishonesty, youth, hidden identity, crimes, workplace situations, teachers and students, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: minnesota, usa
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35%
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, parent child relationship, family, mother daughter relationship, prostitution, poker, trailer park, nipples visible through clothing, braless
Place: ontario canada, canada
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Charm City Kings (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Mouse desperately wants to join The Midnight Clique, the infamous Baltimore dirt bike riders who rule the summertime streets. When Midnight’s leader, Blax, takes 14-year-old Mouse under his wing, Mouse soon finds himself torn between the ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, uplifting, exciting, sentimental
Plot: motorcycle race, motorcycle, teenage life, legal, motorcycle racing, street life, life, city life, street racing, motorcycle gang, outlaw gang, law and order ...
Place: baltimore
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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: iraq war, bomb, murder, oil rig, army, poverty, violence, rape, gang, aids, child abuse, genocide ...
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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, motorcycle, biker, car accident, false accusation, on the run, native american, explosion
Time: 70s
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North Country (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the United States -- Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won the landmark 1984 lawsuit.
Style: rough, disturbing, emotional, sincere, thought provoking ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual harassment, courtroom drama, feminism, lawsuit, rape, small town, against the odds, sexism, court, fighting the system, financial problem, labor union ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: minnesota, usa
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32%
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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: friendship, coming of age, marijuana, sheriff, sex, loss of friend, generation gap, farmer, funeral, motorcycle, cult, small town ...
Time: 60s
Place: woodstock, wisconsin
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31%
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Misty (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 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, beach, small town, incest, artist, secret, guilt, mother daughter relationship, modeling, lesbian interest, evangelical christianity, missing mother ...
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Brava (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Janine works in a bank giving credits to clients to buy houses and receives the offer of a promotion to work in a future branch in China for which she takes Mandarin classes. One night he travels from work to his home on the subway. There is ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, tense, thought provoking, suspense
Plot: violent sex, traumatic experience, abused woman, rape, rape victim, female protagonist, sexual abuse, violent, life is a bitch, sexualized violence, social problems, psychological trauma ...
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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: disturbing, emotional, psychological, suspense, biting ...
Plot: family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), small town, racism, marital rape, murder, graphic violence, injustice, courtroom drama, small town life, society, legal ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: georgia, usa
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29%
Fortune and Men's Eyes (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Smitty, a young man sentenced to six months in prison for marijuana possession eventually becomes the sexual subordinate of another inmate, Rocky.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching
Plot: prison sex, homosexual rape, prison, survival, rape, kids in trouble, transvestism, gender, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, misfit, gang ...
Time: 70s
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29%
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Gran Torino (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Walt Kowalski is a widower who holds onto his prejudices despite the changes in his Michigan neighborhood and the world around him. Kowalski is a grumpy, tough-minded, unhappy old man who can't get along with either his kids or his neighbors. ...
Style: serious, emotional, thought provoking, suspenseful, touching ...
Plot: gang, veteran, friendship, interracial relations, gunfight, elderly, rape, immigrants, neighbor, prejudice, pride and honor, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa
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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
Plot: rape, court, murder, rape accusation, teenager
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Madame O (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 76 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: revenge, doctor, rape and revenge, syphilis, female doctor, rape, gang rape, physician, dental mask, medical mask, latex gloves, surgical mask
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Icebox (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Forced to flee his home in Honduras, Óscar seeks asylum in the United States, only to find himself trapped in the immigration system.
Style: suspense, ambiguous ending, rough, suspenseful, touching
Plot: survival, fear, escape, gang, arrest, violence, court, tattoo, breakup, boy, illegal immigrant, undocumented immigrant
Place: usa
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27%