Movies like Trance 2006

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Trance (2006)
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Trance (2006)
Original name: Transe
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Russia, France, Portugal
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Sonia, a girl from St Petersburg, decides to seek a better life in western Europe. She first gets a job at a car dealer in Germany. But she is suddenly kidnapped and sold into sexual slavery. She will be dragged from country to country and resistance will only bring her misery and humiliation.
Style: tense, touching, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: sex slavery, human trafficking, forced prostitution, organized crime, russian, prostitute, abduction, brothel, violence against women, humiliation, rape, slavery, female nudity, kidnapping, prostitution, handicapped, father son relationship, female protagonist, mentally challenged, sex slave, russian abroad, naivete, sex trafficking, person in a car trunk, female director
Place: europe, italy, russia, st. petersburg russia, germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, tense and disturbing films with plots about prostitution, life is a bitch, forced prostitution, prostitute, female nudity, sex slavery and rape mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Trance: Trafficked (2017), Cargo (2011), The Chosen Ones (2015), Emmanuelle 6 (1988), Russian Dolls: Sex Trade (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Trafficked (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In this story inspired by real characters, three girls from America, Nigeria and India are trafficked through an elaborate global network and enslaved in a Texas brothel, and must together attempt a daring escape to reclaim their freedom.
Style: realistic, disturbing, rough, serious
Plot: sex slavery, forced prostitution, human trafficking, sex trafficking, slavery, brothel, escape, forced labor, abduction, captivity, woman in danger, freedom ...
Place: new delhi, nigeria, northern california, houston texas
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Cargo (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young Russian woman, smuggled into America by human traffickers, and a notorious Egyptian transporter hired to drive her from the Mexican border to New York City, form an unlikely bond that transforms them and threatens to derail the ...
Style: disturbing, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: human trafficking, sex slavery, confined, life is a bitch, society, crimes, on the road, kidnapping, brutality, rape, abduction, trick ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Chosen Ones (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Sofia, 14 years old, is in love with Ulises. Because of him, in spite of him, she is forced into a prostitution network in Mexico. To set her free, Ulises will have to find another girl to replace her. Adapted from Jorge Volpi’s novel, set in the ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, touching, captivating, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: teenage prostitution, prostitution, family relations, emotional blackmail, father son relationship, teenager, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother brother relationship, teenage girl, following someone, friendship, love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: tijuana mexico
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100%
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Emmanuelle 6 (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Journey with Emmanuelle and the world's most excuisite models deep into the Amazon jungle to the heart of paradise. Beauty can be dangerous and the women soon find themselves captive to a powerful drug lord. Now they must escape from a land of ...
Style: erotic, sexploitation film
Plot: amazon jungle, sex slavery, attempted rape, beach, kidnapping, modeling, drug lord, emmanuelle, sensuality, sexpot, amazon rainforest, water ...
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100%
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Russian Dolls: Sex Trade (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Young women from Lithuania and Russia are taken to Belgium by a gang involved in the sex trade to work as sex slaves.
Style: touching, suspense, suspenseful, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: sex slavery, sex trafficking, human trafficking, violence against women, forced prostitution, striptease, organized crime, prostitution, brothel, police corruption, life is a bitch, gangsters ...
Place: eastern europe
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Angels of the Sun (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In Northeastern of Brazil, the father of the twelve years old illiterate Maria sells his daughter to Tadeu to be employed as a housemaid and have a better life. However, the girl is resold to the farmer Lourenço that deflowers her, and he gives the ...
Style: rough, serious, psychological, suspense, disturbing
Plot: brothel, child prostitution, prostitution, sex slave, forced prostitution, teenage prostitute, child abuse, prostitute, slavery, slave trade, social issues, slave trader ...
Time: year 2002
Place: brazil
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36%
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Red Ridge (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Red Ridge chronicles the scandalous true events currently taking place in small towns along the Texas/Mexico border. Innocent young women are being kidnapped and forced into sexual slavery and prostitution. Like the independent films Monster and ...
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, tense, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, rape, human trafficking, slavery, attempted rape, torture, bondage, prostitution, sex slave, forced prostitution, woman in danger, slave trade ...
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34%
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Buy Me (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Buy me is the dramatic story about hunger for fame. Katya, a young girl from a good family, a student of philology is awarded a grant to study archives in Paris but instead of heading to Paris she travels to the Arab Emirates to start international ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, tense, realistic, touching
Plot: rape, life is a bitch, deception, seduction, prostitute, ambitious woman, friendship, human nature, dishonesty, forced prostitution, prostitution, female friendship ...
Time: contemporary
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On the Farm (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Based on a true story, a powerful study of the dysfunction and disorder in the police and criminal justice systems that allowed a wily psychopath to murder nearly 50 marginalised women from Vancouver's Downtown Eastside.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, captivating, thought provoking, suspense ...
Plot: social problems, forced prostitution, mysterious disappearance, sex slavery, mystery, social relations, secret, prostitution, uncover truth, slave trade, sex worker, investigation ...
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32%
Minor Freedoms (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Denmark
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Set in the Greek highlands, the story presents a violent, domineering man who deals in the trafficking of emigrants and young, Balkan prostitutes. Addicted to drugs and mentally unstable, the man's teenage daughter Fanny succumbs to her ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: brother sister incest, slave girl, domineering father, prostitution, sexual awakening, overbearing parent, father daughter relationship, sex slavery, teenage prostitute, forced prostitution, life is a bitch, power relations ...
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32%
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Hotel Coppelia (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: Dominican Republic
Duration: 113 min.
Story: 1965, Dominican Republic. At a seaside brothel, the lives of a group of prostitutes take a dramatic turn when freedom fighters stage a revolutionary coup, making them realise they can have a better life and perhaps find love. But everything changes ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense
Plot: female nudity, prostitute, brothel, rape, prostitution, transsexual, father daughter incest, lesbian relationship, masturbation, forced prostitution, freedom fighter, american soldier ...
Time: 60s
Place: dominican republic
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Trade Of Innocents (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Thailand
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the back streets of a tourist town in present-day Southeast Asia, we find a filthy cinder block room; a bed with soiled sheets; a little girl waits for the next man. Alex (Dermot Mulroney), a human trafficking investigator, plays the role of her ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, sincere, thought provoking
Plot: sex with a minor, sex slavery, human trafficking, sex maniac, forced prostitution, innocence lost, life is a bitch, society, fighting the system, injustice, crimes, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, thailand
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30%
Shanghai Belle (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The destinies of five young women from all over the world intertwine in Paris as they embark on a roller-coaster ride of extremes in their search for love, sex and money. Based upon true stories, Shanghai Belle tells the destiny of five young women ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, psychological
Plot: lesbian love, prostitute, women, nightclub, bdsm, social problems, prostitution, seduction, life is a bitch, sexual relations, forced prostitution, sex ...
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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, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, serious ...
Plot: human trafficking, sexual abuse, child rape, forced prostitution, kidnapping, sex slavery, sex slave, child molestation, missing child, sex with a minor, slavery, virgin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico city, new jersey, el paso texas, texas, new york ...
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28%
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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 ...
Style: bleak, serious, sincere, harsh, depressing ...
Plot: life is a bitch, prostitute, human trafficking, poverty, sexual abuse, prostitution, teenage prostitution, rape, downfall, russian, social decay, teenage life ...
Place: sweden, europe, estonia, russia, denmark ...
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27%
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Transfixed (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Bo is a transexual prostitute in Brussels who left home after being abused by her father. She's infuatuated with a neighbor and suspected by the police in a series of transexual murders. In order to clear herself she must turn detective.
Style: tense, serious, psychological, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: transsexual, prostitute, amateur detective, investigation, protagonist as suspect, serial killer, crimes, police investigation, life is a bitch, sexual abuse, sexual murder, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, brussels
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27%
Emmanuelle and the White Slave Trade (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: While attempting to interview an elusive gangster, photojournalist Emanuelle notices a man pushing a girl in a wheelchair through the airport. Later, in another country she sees the same man and the girl up and walking. Intrigued, she does a bit of ...
Style: erotic, sexploitation film
Plot: sex slave, lesbian sex, forced prostitution, perversity, menage a trois, brooklyn bridge, white slavery, sex, gang rape, slavery, kidnapping, slave auction ...
Time: 70s
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27%
Little Feather (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Martina is 18, loves dancing and goes by a nick name Shakira. Also, today she is leaving an orphanage...
Style: tense, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: forced prostitution, 18 year old, female protagonist, adulthood, social problems, financial problem, grownups, money problems, life is a bitch, adolescence vs adulthood, society, teenage life ...
Place: prague
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Thirty Years of Adonis (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Yang Ke, a Beijing Opera actor, is fatefully driven into the underworld of masculine sex workers, and becomes a class of his own. He finds himself on a roller coaster between heavenly love with both men and women, and a living hell ensnared by ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, touching, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: bondage, sex worker, actor, sexuality, gay, bisexual, rape, erotica, captive, lgbt, sex slavery, sex slave ...
Place: hong kong
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The Mutants (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The Mutants (Portuguese: Os mutantes) is a 1998 Portuguese film by director Teresa Villaverde, starring Ana Moreira and Alexandre Pinto. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival.
Plot: police, boy, theft, homeless teenager, surrogate brother, teenage girl, girl, abused child, mother, juvenile delinquent, surrogate family, teenager ...
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Much Loved (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Morocco
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A social drama about four marginalized prostitutes in Marrakech and their complex relations with their families and society at large.
Style: touching, captivating, thought provoking, suspense
Plot: sex, humiliation, violence against women, child prostitution, prostitution, prostitute, mother daughter relationship, estranged mother, debauchery, teenage daughter, muslim, poverty ...
Time: 2010s
Place: morocco, north africa
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26%
House of Tolerance (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A young woman begins a new life at the Apollonide bordello, a high-class brothel in Paris.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, rough, sexy ...
Plot: brothel, prostitute, sexploitation, female nudity, coitus, sexual abuse, disfigurement, fondling, sex trafficking, debauchery, violence against women, confined ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1900
Place: paris france, europe, france
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25%
Spirits' Homecoming (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two Korean girls, Jung-Min (14) and Young-hee (15) are kidnapped by the Japanese Imperial Army and taken to a 'Comfort Station' in China. There, they join other kidnapped girls in serving Japanese soldiers as sexual slaves known as ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspense
Plot: kidnapping, slavery, occupation, rape, world war two, sexualized violence, sexploitation, kidnapped, abduction, military, kidnapped woman, wartime ...
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Girl in the Box (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A hitchhiking woman is abducted by a young couple and held captive for seven years, during which time she's tortured and forced to live as a slave to her captors.
Style: disturbing, suspense, tense, suspenseful, psychological thriller
Plot: sex slavery, slave girl, sadistic cruelty, slavery, violence, sexual torture, abduction, rape, sex slave, confined, sexualized violence, captivity ...
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24%
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Lolita's Club (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The plot follows the story of twin brothers, one is a coldhearted violent police officer, the other is a helpless romantic with a mental disability. The two brothers are tragically involved with a prostitute who works in the bordello that gives the ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, twins, sexual relations, sex trafficking, murder, police corruption, brothel, teenage prostitute, on the run, life is a bitch, mentally challenged, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
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24%
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Lady Zee (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A tragic comedy about an orphan girl who knows nothing better than the animal way but at the end comes to realize her only chance - to be human.
Style: suspense, tense, disturbing, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: orphan, brothel, prostitute, border crossing, prostitution, mistrust, social problems, male female relationship, social relations, disbelieving adult, star crossed lovers, life is a bitch ...
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24%
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Box 21 (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 270 min.
TV show
Story: Romanian Lidia is lured to Sweden, where she is locked up and prostituted. In her search for revenge, her fate is intertwined with the police officer Ewert Gren, who chases a dangerous criminal.
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, tragic
Plot: forced prostitution, sex slavery, vengeance, female bondage, sexual abuse, human trafficking, woman in danger, confined, prostitution, one man army, forced into action, peril ...
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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24%
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Australia Day (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On Australia's most controversial national holiday, the lives of three Australians from diverse cultural backgrounds will collide, illuminating contemporary issues of racial tension and national identity that simmer beneath the surface of ...
Style: multicultural, suspense, touching, sincere, controversial ...
Plot: sociology, human trafficking, sex slavery, nationalism, criminal underworld, immigration, racial tension, manhunt, tolerance, society, culture, australian ...
Time: 2010s
Place: australia, austria, china
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23%
The Fortress of Sleeping Butterflies (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Lithuania
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Monika, a middle-aged wealthy woman, goes through a marriage crisis with her younger husband Linas. A car accident leads Monika to meeting three young girls, Kristina, Egle and Gitana, who happen to be ex-prostitutes extradited from Germany. The ...
Style: captivating, suspense, psychological, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: car accident, middle aged woman, friendship, relationship problems, women, family crisis, society, prostitute, midlife crisis, female protagonist, marriage crisis, unlikely friendships ...
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23%
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Paprika (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young country girl comes to town and works in a brothel in order to help her fiance get the money to start his own business. "Paprika" is the name given to her by the madam.
Style: erotic, cult film
Plot: brothel, prostitute, prostitution, erotica, female nudity, pimp, self sacrifice, sexually liberated, lust, femme fatale, marriage, self discovery ...
Time: 50s
Place: italy, rome italy
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