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If you like "Sleepers" you are probably looking for disturbing, gloomy, serious and dramatic movies of Crime, Drama and Thriller genre about / that have / with crime, sexual abuse, child abuse, courtroom drama, vengeance, court and friendship themes shot in USA.
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 7.6
 166K
Sleepers
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Style: disturbing, gloomy, serious, dramatic, rough, realistic, brutal, intense, harsh, emotional, interesting, bleak, suspense, bad ending, sadistic, suspenseful, psychological, talky, based on supposedly true story
Plot: crime, sexual abuse, child abuse, courtroom drama, vengeance, court, friendship, justice, innocence lost, revenge, childhood, lawyer, strong sexual content, buddies, mentor, prison, courtroom, murder, corruption, vigilantism, unlikely friendships, brutality, storytelling, rape, vigilante, pornography, adolescence, torture, urban ghetto, haunted by the past, redemption, violent, runaway, adaptation, gangsters, righting the wronged, juvenile delinquent, violence, greed, betrayal, coming of age, police investigation, morality, sexualized violence, book, repayment, court case, pastor, child, pub, coming-of-age, catastrophe, courage, classic car, fantasy world, destiny, moral ambiguity, bullying, literature, dialogue, guilt, school, gunfight, crimes, manipulation, dishonesty, hopes, legal, gang, partners, rivalry, friends, kicked in the crotch, reunion, criminal heroes, whistleblower, district attorney, irish, priest, sadism, trial, ethics, abuse, reporter, racial slur, architect, right and wrong, old friend, social services, assistant district attorney, reformatory, handball, salvation army, perjury, altar boy, republican party, law school, acquittal, nightstick, judiciary, wife abuse, new york times, english countryside, mass, sexual torture, homosexual rape, social worker, self justice, sketch, hot dog stand, carpenter, prison rape, english teacher, inner city, courthouse, sexual assault, coca cola, retribution, summer, blow job, reform school, hot dog, kicking, pedophilia, child rape, cancer, central park manhattan new york city, pedophile, shooting, golf, puerto rican, cafeteria, infirmary, winter, cruelty, gay bar, irish american, sadist, teen angst, baseball, cocaine, american football, catholic, catholic church, crucifix, pope, basketball, theft, murder trial, verdict, drawing, watching a movie, subway, nun, drug dealer, testimony, assassin, thief, loyalty, black american, alcoholic, italian american, arrest, frame up, fight, church, underwater scene, pregnancy, classroom, group of friends, movie theatre, breasts, hospital, beating, flash forward, neo noir, infidelity, photograph, adultery, innocence, jury, robbery, teenage boy, extramarital affair, hearse, coffin, liar, bus, swimming, american flag, trophy, gun, birthday, candle, man with glasses, gangster, escape, witness, female nudity, rat, gang rape, physical abuse, peeping tom, african american, funeral, politics, undressing, deception, cafe, girl, basement, mayor, train, criminal, loan shark, drug use, judge, confession, artist, police, bathroom, drunkenness, rain, singing, brother brother relationship, death, cigarette smoking, snow, crying, telephone call, drinking, drink, singer, song, boy, food, eating, cross, lie, friend, bar, chase, marriage, bathtub, flashback, library, restaurant, rooftop, humiliation, prank, father son relationship, teacher, wheelchair, record player, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship, hitman, journalist, accident, secret, twists & turns, secrets, life & death, investigation, happy ending
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city, new york yankees, manhattan new york city
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Mystic River
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA, Australia
138 min.
 8.0
The Night Of
Crime, Drama
USA
60 min.
 8.6
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Most similar movies to Sleepers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out intense, realistic, serious and suspense films with plots including vengeance, revenge, brutality, mentor, justice, runaway and crime themes mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Sleepers: A Time to Kill (1996), Trust (2010), An American Crime (2007), The Onion Field (1979), Mystic River (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.4
 112K
A Time to Kill
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Style: suspense, captivating, serious, dramatic, sincere, realistic, intense, interesting, tense, touching, brutal, thought provoking, earnest, psychological, harsh
Plot: courtroom drama, murder, courtroom, rape, lawyer, crime, court, small town, vengeance, racism, vigilante, justice, vigilantism, dedicated lawyer, race issues, revenge, mentor, segregation, death penalty, underdog, prejudice, brutality, corruption, moral ambiguity, morality, sexual abuse, police investigation, stereotypes, chase, legal action, runaway, twists & turns, courage, adaptation, guilt, slavery, secrets, natural disaster, catastrophe, manipulation, conspiracy, racial tension, trial, culture clash, pornography, betrayal, greed, kidnapping, idealism, happy ending
Time: 90s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 6.9
 37K
Trust
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Style: disturbing, realistic, emotional, serious, sexual, psychological, sincere, heartbreaking, dramatic, sexy, intense, melancholic, brutal, suspense, harsh, interesting, talky, enigmatic
Audience: teens
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, internet, obsession, school, pornography, parents and children, vengeance, teenager, adolescence, investigation, runaway, family drama, revenge, brutality, parenthood, manipulation, sex, suburbs, justice, guilt, teenagers, virginity, dysfunctional family, violence, betrayal, bullying, relationships, sexualized violence, child abuse, mentor, depression, violent, coming of age, family in crisis, family, coming-of-age, police investigation, women, counselor, job, internet chat, best friend, teenage girl, lie, torture, hospital, vigilantism, kidnapping, loneliness
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   89%
    User:   100%
 
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An American Crime
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Style: disturbing, serious, gloomy, heartbreaking, psychological, rough, realistic, brutal, dramatic, intense, tense, sad, macabre, harsh, bleak, interesting, emotional, suspense, light, suspenseful, sincere, melancholic, stylized, intellectual
Plot: child abuse, torture, crime, mentally unstable, sexual abuse, brutality, dysfunctional family, justice, childhood, children, mentor, storytelling, jumping on a bed, domestic disturbance, runaway, brainwashing, manipulation, guilt, psychology, pornography, suburbs, death, tragedy, fantasy world, isolation, mental illness, adaptation, corruption, life & death, police investigation, insanity, psychiatry, mistreatment, true crime, carnival, church, teenage girl, single mother, basement, vengeance, violence, sexualized violence, revenge, rape, courtroom, confined, secrets, depression, imagination, male nudity
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   83%
    User:   75%
 
The Onion Field
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Style: dramatic, bleak, serious, suspense, intense, rough, realistic, interesting, suspenseful, harsh, talky, tense, enigmatic, disturbing, atmospheric, reflective, psychological, melancholic, depressing, emotional
Plot: murder, crime, police investigation, kidnapping, police, courtroom, guilt, police corruption, justice, corruption, lawyer, death penalty, runaway, court, tragedy, manipulation, mentor, investigation, gunfight, greed, courage, brutality, drinking, depression, redemption, assassination, confined, dialogue, chase, culture clash, capital punishment, police officer killed, honest, childhood, vengeance, death, morality, weapons, crime gone awry, moral ambiguity, violent, in the closet, classic car, destiny, storytelling, adaptation, revenge, small town, crimes, secrets
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   90%
 
 8.0
 368K
Mystic River
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 138 min.
Style: bleak, emotional, realistic, tense, psychological, dramatic, serious, suspense, dark, intense, twist ending, interesting, bad ending, surprise ending, talky, melancholic, clever, gloomy, reflective, depressing, enigmatic, cerebral, brutal, captivating, disturbing, atmospheric, rough, harsh
Plot: murder, vengeance, mystery, police investigation, child abuse, guilt, sexual abuse, investigation, vigilantism, dealing with death, neo noir, innocence lost, murder mystery, crime, tragedy, moral ambiguity, storytelling, revenge, violence, brutality, justice, twists & turns, redemption, death in the family, friendship, mentor, violent, corruption, character study, childhood, plot twist, betrayal, complex characters, secrets, gay, unlikely friendships, greed, police, dialogue, runaway, vigilante, visceral, urban, haunted by the past, morality, serial killer, repayment, loyalty, secret, law enforcement
Time: contemporary, 70s, 20th century, 21st century, 1960s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   89%
 
 7.1
 141K
Hard Candy
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Style: disturbing, tense, psychological, suspenseful, intense, serious, suspense, interesting, realistic, clever, stylized, talky, harsh, brutal, twist ending, rough, bad ending, bleak, enigmatic, sexy, intellectual
Plot: vengeance, manipulation, torture, vigilante, sexual abuse, justice, drinking, pornography, internet, insanity, revenge, brutality, violence, strong sexual content, pedophilia, psychology, sexualized violence, vigilantism, murder, twists & turns, age difference, photographer, obsession, deception, storytelling, adolescence, sexual torture, verbal abuse, photo studio, sociopath, pedophile, coffee shop, cruelty, sadist, castration, screaming, threat, suicide, bedroom, teenage girl, ice, sadism, neighbor, crying, rooftop, runaway, dialogue, violent, visceral, drugs
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   83%
 
 7.7
 149K
Primal Fear
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Style: clever, talky, surprise ending, psychological, tense, twist ending, twists and turns, suspense, serious, intense, rough, realistic, interesting, tricky, dramatic, suspenseful, cerebral, stylized, scary, bad ending, atmospheric, entertaining, sexy, enigmatic
Plot: crime, murder, courtroom drama, corruption, court, lawyer, courtroom, mental illness, manipulation, police investigation, hotshot lawyer, murder mystery, political corruption, twists & turns, plot twist, justice, psychopath, investigation, secrets, mentor, protagonist as suspect, greed, psychiatrist, conspiracy, mystery, psychology, guilt, pornographic video, serial killer, chase, split personality, death penalty, bishop, sexual abuse, insanity, revenge, legal investigation, vengeance, complex characters, runaway, politics, brutality, storytelling, court case, dialogue, catastrophe, moral ambiguity, adaptation, morality, pornography
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   66%
 
Movie in collections
 7.2
 12K
Bad Boys
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Style: realistic, disturbing, suspenseful, twists and turns, bleak, serious, intense, rough, dramatic, harsh, brutal, tense, suspense, interesting, entertaining, stylized, talky, surprise ending, exciting
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: prison, crime, vengeance, revenge, violence, neo noir, juvenile delinquency, violent, mentor, brutality, redemption, corruption, gangster, uninhibited rivalry, gangs, visceral, drugs, gangsters, crime gone awry, bullying, chase, murder, betrayal, foul language, heist, rape, dialogue, teenager, high school, survival, stereotypes, fight scenes, prison escape, justice, runaway, urban ghetto, prison life, hip hop, moral ambiguity, underdog, catastrophe, nudity (full frontal - brief), geek, criminal heroes, school, gunfight, teacher, adaptation, storytelling, sexualized violence
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, chicago illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   61%
 
 6.1
 11K
Eye for an Eye
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Style: disturbing, tense, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, intense, suspense, psychological, bleak, bad ending, brutal, emotional, sexy, dramatic, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, murder, rape, vigilantism, crime, vigilante, revenge, martial arts, legal action, justice, obsession, brutality, police investigation, guilt, serial killer, death penalty, gun, psychopath, kidnapping, pornography, lawyer, corruption, women, moral ambiguity, chase, alter ego, catastrophe, crimes, destiny, nudity (full frontal - brief), mentor, father daughter relationship, manipulation, single father, deadly, classic car, death, happy ending, murder mystery, storytelling, sexual abuse, courtroom, culture clash, family, visceral, runaway, rivalry, divorce, court, investigation
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   69%
 
Murder in the First
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 122 min.
Style: emotional, bleak, serious, dramatic, factual, realistic, intense, gloomy, brutal, interesting, harsh, melancholic, suspense, rough, tense, entertaining, inspirational, thought provoking, light, earnest, touching, psychological
Plot: prison, alcatraz, courtroom, lawyer, murder, fighting the system, torture, dedicated lawyer, corruption, male nudity, mentor, justice, brutality, prison life, insanity, police investigation, court, vengeance, prison escape, manipulation, courtroom drama, redemption, greed, friendship, runaway, bank robbery, death penalty, righting the wronged, storytelling, revenge, betrayal, idealism, childhood, conspiracy, courage, unlikely friendships, crime, mistreatment, death row, murder trial, prisoner, police corruption, confined, political, life philosophy, chase, destiny, catastrophe, adaptation, transformation
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 1940s, year 1941, year 1938
Place: california, usa, san francisco, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   52%
 
 7.3
 117K
Monster
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, disturbing, psychological, emotional, serious, depressing, dramatic, dark, intense, gloomy, interesting, factual, heartbreaking, brutal, melancholic, rough, sad, captivating, harsh, earnest, tense, suspenseful, talky
Plot: serial killer, prostitute, crime, prostitution, rape, sexual abuse, murder, death penalty, mental illness, betrayal, lesbian, tragedy, brutality, gay, sexualized violence, depression, loneliness, police investigation, homeless, life & death, life, death, violence, character study, gory, drinking, relationships, insanity, mentor, psychology, redemption, violent, justice, childhood, drug abuse, manipulation, social misfits, destructive relationship, corruption, obsession, motel, transformation, friendship, greed, runaway, guilt, destiny, storytelling, vengeance, honest
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: florida, michigan, usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   58%
 
Casualties of War
Genre: Crime, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Style: disturbing, realistic, tense, serious, gloomy, intense, emotional, brutal, dramatic, captivating, harsh, suspense, psychological, bloody, heartbreaking, interesting, bleak, factual, rough, suspenseful
Plot: vietnam war, war, rape, soldier, military, jungle, brutality, wartime, murder, justice, morality, visceral, violence, fighting the system, corruption, anti war, politics, runaway, vengeance, kidnapping, guilt, death, battle zone, sexualized violence, psychology, revenge, courage, military life, censorship, vietcong, culture clash, sacrifice, violent, storytelling, redemption, crime, political, court, bullying, tragedy, weapons, survival, crimes, mentor, unlikely friendships, moral ambiguity, pornography, idealism, dialogue, insanity
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1974, year 1966, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   51%
 
...and justice for all.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Style: clever, suspense, humorous, witty, cynical, semi serious, dramatic, intense, realistic, interesting, satirical, dark humor, tense, talky, entertaining, earnest, biting, compassionate, bad ending, disturbing, offbeat
Plot: courtroom, crime, lawyer, courtroom drama, corruption, court, justice, rape, dedicated lawyer, greed, mentor, guilt, twists & turns, legal action, investigation, police investigation, dialogue, vengeance, manipulation, morality, chase, idealism, secrets, moral ambiguity, murder, revenge, police corruption, extramarital affair, runaway, prejudice, moral dilemma, music, sexualized violence, betrayal, storytelling, catastrophe, crime gone awry, nudity (full frontal - brief), redemption, adaptation, gangsters, culture clash, conspiracy, life & death, honest, death, injustice, underdog, brutality, censorship
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   53%
 
Movie in collections
 6.7
 5K
Nuts
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Style: serious, rough, psychological, intense, dramatic, suspenseful, realistic, talky, tense, disturbing, sexy, harsh, cerebral, earnest, melancholic, suspense, interesting, emotional, inspirational, sentimental, intellectual
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, court, courtroom, lawyer, parents and children, psychiatrist, mental illness, mentor, justice, insanity, prostitution, guilt, corruption, women, hearing, redemption, family, culture clash, fighting the system, runaway, life philosophy, secrets, brutality, child abuse, police investigation, catastrophe, life, greed, childhood, depression, vengeance, storytelling, dialogue, pornography, crimes, revenge, hospital, small town, destiny, moral ambiguity, paranoia, dysfunctional family, deadly, crime, stereotypes, business, adaptation, happy ending, race issues
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   62%
 
The Lincoln Lawyer
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Style: suspenseful, tense, clever, twists and turns, serious, suspense, interesting, twist ending, intense, realistic, entertaining, dramatic, surprise ending, psychological, captivating, talky, enigmatic, cerebral, romantic, bad ending, exciting
Plot: murder, lawyer, courtroom drama, hotshot lawyer, hip hop, courtroom, crime, investigation, twists & turns, plot twist, justice, police investigation, serial killer, corruption, manipulation, legal investigation, betrayal, greed, mentor, court, guilt, secrets, vengeance, runaway, mystery, jury, murder mystery, adaptation, death penalty, conspiracy, judge, revenge, chase, dialogue, arrest, private investigator, gangsters, storytelling, catastrophe, morality, brutality, redemption, happy ending, pornography, crimes, psychology, heist, legal, torture, classic car
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: beverly hills, california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   48%
 
A Perfect World
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Style: emotional, road movie, serious, sincere, realistic, dramatic, harsh, touching, bad ending, psychological, interesting, intense, talky, stylized, melancholic, suspense, bleak, tragic ending, dark
Plot: crime, kidnapping, hostage, fugitives, on the road, prison escape, friendship, moral ambiguity, manhunt, parenthood, mentor, childhood, runaway, violence, redemption, corruption, unlikely friendships, on the run, life philosophy, chase, brutality, prison, child abuse, storytelling, violent, escaped convict, dialogue, crimes, character study, adolescence, father son relationship, justice, culture clash, vengeance, police corruption, gunfight, criminal heroes, catastrophe, crime gone awry, classic car, psychology, dysfunctional family, police investigation, morality, greed, manipulation, loneliness, secrets, revenge, coming of age
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, california, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   45%
 
 7.1
 13K
Brubaker
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, captivating, factual, harsh, dramatic, interesting, thought provoking, intense, disturbing, suspense, talky, inspirational, tense, entertaining, exciting
Plot: prison, fighting the system, corruption, prison life, greed, mentor, prison escape, politics, justice, murder, idealism, political, violence, runaway, against the odds, bullying, abuse, prison warden, police corruption, police investigation, torture, jesus, brutality, chase, childhood, unlikely friendships, business, revenge, transformation, society, underdog, adaptation, small town, political corruption, nudity (full frontal - brief), culture clash, lawyer, court, catastrophe, friendship, human spirit, crime, redemption, dialogue, courtroom, depression, foul language, vengeance, race issues, storytelling
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   52%
 
Trial by Jury
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, psychological, suspense, romantic, entertaining, melancholic, intense, erotic, dramatic, clever, sexy, cerebral, enigmatic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: courtroom, crime, gangsters, good versus evil, murder, dedicated lawyer, courtroom drama, vengeance, psychology, mentor, mob boss, organized crime, police investigation, life philosophy, kidnapping, hotshot lawyer, obsession, catastrophe, justice, mafia, protagonist as suspect, revenge, finnish, betrayal, court, violence, twists & turns, destiny, conspiracy, legal action, culture clash, runaway, adaptation, legal investigation, brutality, mob, fantasy world, gangster, nudity (full frontal - brief), family, dialogue, dangerous attraction, storytelling, first contact, pornography, happy ending, internet, lone hero, corruption, greed
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   46%
 
Movie in collections
 6.3
 3K
Extremities
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Style: suspense, serious, rough, suspenseful, psychological, intense, tense, talky, sexual, realistic, dramatic, disturbing, thought provoking, interesting, sexy, clever, harsh, melancholic, bloody, entertaining, earnest
Plot: vengeance, revenge, rape, sexual abuse, torture, vigilantism, brutality, justice, manipulation, moral dilemma, corruption, vigilante, mentor, police investigation, violence, submission, confined, dialogue, sexualized violence, court, survival, greed, rivalry, catastrophe, adaptation, morality, switching roles, moral ambiguity, lawyer, redemption, betrayal, storytelling, psychology, runaway, chase, destiny, courtroom, obsession, family, classic car, guilt, police corruption, culture clash, crimes, happy ending, alter ego, twists & turns, bullying, fantasy world, violent
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   54%
 
The Girl Next Door
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Style: scary, disturbing, bleak, serious, rough, realistic, intense, suspenseful, macabre, psychological, brutal, frightening, emotional, harsh, suspense, erotic, interesting, bad ending, sexy
Audience: teens
Plot: torture, sexual abuse, rape, child abuse, domestic disturbance, innocence lost, suburbs, crime, abuse, brutality, children, sexualized violence, mental illness, victim, cruelty, pornography, adolescence, death, psychiatry, woman in danger, helplessness, sister, pain, hate, sadist, terror, suffering, evil, teenager, controversy, humiliation, manipulation, nudity (full frontal - brief), adaptation, violence, childhood, aunt, visceral, kidnapping, runaway, fantasy world, bullying, murder, catastrophe, life is a bitch, guilt, psychology, betrayal, mentor, insanity
Time: contemporary, 1950s
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   39%
 
Bastard Out of Carolina
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Style: emotional, disturbing, realistic, serious, heartbreaking, touching, intense, bleak, sad, dramatic, harsh, melancholic, brutal, gloomy, psychological, sexual, thought provoking, suspense, talky, reflective, interesting, sexy
Plot: sexual abuse, child abuse, dysfunctional family, innocence lost, brutality, rape, childhood, violent, violence, visceral, runaway, pornography, parents and children, mentor, sexualized violence, tragedy, incest, relationships, psychology, courage, hospital, women, coming of age, happy ending, adaptation, family, literature, revenge, guilt, death, police investigation, stereotypes, culture clash, divorce, drinking, down on your luck, vengeance, children, torture, storytelling, adolescence, justice, parenthood, poverty, catastrophe, secrets, unlikely friendships, male nudity, fantasy world, dialogue
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 90s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   47%
 
The Star Chamber
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, serious, exciting, bleak, realistic, rough, clever, interesting, intense, melancholic, tense, twist ending, idiotic, absurd
Plot: crime, vigilantism, murder, serial killer, police investigation, conspiracy, vigilante, justice, dedicated lawyer, lawyer, vengeance, courtroom, mentor, guilt, investigation, corruption, chase, court, manipulation, secrets, pornography, assassination, legal action, hitman, kidnapping, twists & turns, murder mystery, political corruption, catastrophe, police, uncover truth, greed, judge, assassin, police corruption, death penalty, mission of murder, secret society, first contact, family, nudity (full frontal - brief), torture, life & death, death, runaway, dialogue, lone hero, indians, identity, blindness
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   41%
 
 7.3
 142K
Cape Fear
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, disturbing, suspense, intense, serious, rough, scary, stylized, realistic, interesting, brutal, bloody, clever, harsh, dramatic, bad ending, entertaining, atmospheric, talky, remake of cult film, gothic, surprise ending, frightening, sexy
Plot: revenge, lawyer, crime, prison, rape, violence, criminal's revenge, serial killer, violent, vengeance, corruption, psychology, brutality, domestic disturbance, family in danger, moral ambiguity, justice, greed, dangerous attraction, manipulation, police investigation, rapist, betrayal, sexualized violence, family, adaptation, dysfunctional family, visceral, gory, fear, pornography, murder, guilt, stylish, small town, police, cigar smoking, dog, runaway, dialogue, obsession, twists & turns, daughter, child abuse, torture, chase, culture clash, blood, storytelling, mentor
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   44%
 
Movie in collections
 7.0
 28K
Death Wish
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Style: disturbing, serious, rough, brutal, realistic, harsh, suspense, suspenseful, intense, bloody, tense, stylized, melancholic, interesting, dramatic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, vengeance, vigilante, vigilantism, police, murder, violence, violent, revenge, gunfight, police investigation, lone wolves, justice, brutality, rape, sexualized violence, police corruption, moral ambiguity, corruption, fighting crime, urban, race issues, pornography, chase, guns, hitman, visceral, gangs, lone hero, architect, mentor, weapons, fight, taxi, runaway, mob, dark hero, torture, hunting, culture clash, dialogue, family, hospital, betrayal, anti-hero, classic car, redemption, crimes, guilt, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, honolulu hawaii, tucson arizona, hawaii, arizona, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   41%
 
True Believer
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Style: suspenseful, clever, twists and turns, serious, talky, dramatic, suspense, realistic, captivating, interesting, tense, biting, twist ending, intense, harsh, melancholic, earnest, tricky, psychological
Plot: crime, courtroom drama, lawyer, courtroom, corruption, murder, neo noir, murder mystery, legal action, mentor, police investigation, court, twists & turns, justice, investigation, redemption, greed, pornography, runaway, prison, chase, brutality, conspiracy, serial killer, righting the wronged, guilt, manipulation, vengeance, revenge, dialogue, storytelling, nudity (topless - notable), fighting the system, betrayal, police corruption, noir, surveillance, sexualized violence, catastrophe, violent, drugs, crimes, gangs, gangsters, classic car, assassination, character study, morality, culture clash, crime gone awry
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, california, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   39%
 
 7.2
 7K
American Me
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Style: realistic, disturbing, brutal, bleak, serious, harsh, rough, intense, melancholic, stylized, tense, dramatic, talky, bloody, reflective, suspenseful, emotional, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, prison, crime, gang, gangs, violent, brutality, buddies, mentor, drugs, blood, life, gangsters, mafia, relationships, friendship, fight scenes, vengeance, life philosophy, redemption, revenge, character study, unlikely friendships, drinking, gangster, hospital, visceral, tragedy, pornography, destiny, rape, introspection, honest, betrayal, dialogue, loneliness, lowrider, racism, male nudity, corruption, stereotypes, childhood, mexican american, jail, depression, self discovery, life & death, philosophy, storytelling, runaway
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 70s, year 1959, year 1943, 1940s, 1950s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   51%
 
 7.9
 176K
Carlito's Way
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Style: stylized, serious, rough, captivating, realistic, intense, interesting, melancholic, suspense, dramatic, bleak, talky, tense, clever, gloomy, atmospheric, harsh, bad ending, suspenseful, surprise ending, tricky, cerebral
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crime, disco, violence, mafia, organized crime, prison, gangster, neo noir, mob, drugs/alcohol, redemption, stylish, prison escape, gunfight, chase, violent, crime gone awry, corruption, betrayal, mentor, dialogue, tragic hero, foul language, hitman, lawyer, nightclub, greed, drugs, life & death, storytelling, drug dealing, casino, gangs, guns, anti-hero, dialogue driven, brutality, twists & turns, going straight, runaway, puerto rican, character study, vengeance, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, starting over, dark hero, heist, complex characters
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   48%
 
Johnny Handsome
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, harsh, compassionate, dramatic, intense, tense, bloody, bleak, disturbing, interesting, melancholic, stylized, bad ending, brutal, suspense, talky, emotional, dark
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, crime, betrayal, vengeance, gangsters, criminal heroes, mentor, revenge, destiny, violent, hospital, heist, brutality, plastic surgery, criminal's revenge, redemption, doctors, dialogue, murder, violence, new identity, robbery, crime gone awry, hitman, noir, operation, mask, transformation, runaway, gunfight, life, moral ambiguity, greed, corruption, anti-hero, character study, lone hero, switching roles, justice, first contact, life philosophy, storytelling, catastrophe, fantasy world, stylish, family, sexualized violence, mob, culture clash, drinking
Time: 80s
Place: new orleans, usa, texas, new jersey, seaport, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   45%
 

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Menace II Society
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Style: realistic, bleak, stylized, serious, rough, harsh, brutal, melancholic, bloody, tense, intense, interesting, road movie, disturbing, emotional, talky, reflective, suspenseful, tragic ending, surprise ending
Plot: crime, hip hop, coming of age, violence, drugs, juvenile delinquency, violent, brutality, gangsters, gangs, gangster, visceral, drugs/alcohol, drug addiction, mentor, brothers, drinking, foul language, friendship, social decay, gunfight, strong sexual content, life, crime gone awry, revenge, weed, life & death, urban ghetto, stereotypes, redemption, guns, vengeance, honest, gratuitous violence, life philosophy, dialogue, teenage life, dark hero, poverty, urban ghetto life, organized crime, hitman, ghetto, drug dealer, beer, addiction, anti-hero, depression, murder, childhood
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   39%
 
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 147 min.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns, serious, dark, realistic, talky, psychological, intense, interesting, gloomy, atmospheric, twist ending, exciting, captivating, gothic, dramatic, enigmatic, bad ending, brutal, cerebral
Plot: investigation, crime, hospital, mystery, murder, conspiracy, swedish, protagonist as suspect, goth, corruption, police investigation, justice, secrets, courtroom, pornography, hacking, storytelling, murder mystery, surveillance, lawyer, revenge, violence, rape, court, brutality, vengeance, twists & turns, adaptation, mentor, journalism, hacker, chase, serial killer, uncover truth, runaway, courtroom drama, dialogue, pedophile, threat, bullet, book, nudity (topless - notable), assassination, newspaper man, computer hacker, conspiracy theory, fantasy world, distopia, catastrophe, spy
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, sweden, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   41%
 
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