Movies like This Is Love

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This Is Love (2009)
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This Is Love (2009)
Original name: This is Love
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Set in Vietnam and Germany, This Is Love centers on Chris and the nine-year-old Jenjira on the run from the mafia. Together with his friend Holger, Chris bought the young Vietnamese girl's freedom from human traffickers – without actually being able to pay. Meanwhile, the female detective Maggie learns after 16 years why her husband up and left her without a word. These two worlds come together when Chris is accused of murder and Maggie is charged with interrogating him.....
Plot: sex slavery, sex trafficking, forced prostitution, sex slave
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand

Most similar movies to This Is Love

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and sexual films with plots about forced prostitution, sex slavery, sex trafficking, human trafficking, prostitution, female nudity and kidnapping mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like This Is Love: Trance (2006), Where The Miracle Happens (2008), Trade Of Innocents (2012), Sold (2016), She Has a Name (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Trance (2006)
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 ...
Plot: sex slavery, prostitution, kidnapping, organized crime, slavery, handicapped, brothel, forced prostitution, sex slave, prostitute, russian, father son relationship ...
Place: st. petersburg russia, italy, russia, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Where The Miracle Happens (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Pimdao, a successful real estate developer and businesswoman, is injured in an accident that kills her beloved daughter at a time when the two are estranged. After the accident, Pimdao decides to take her daughter's place as a volunteer at an ...
Plot: volunteer
Place: thailand
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68%
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: suspenseful, thought provoking, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: sex slavery, innocence lost, sexual abuse, human trafficking, sex trade, sex with a minor, sex slave, forced prostitution, virgin, sex trafficking, virginity, child abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 ...
Plot: sex slave, lesbian sex, forced to strip, forced prostitution, perversity, menage a trois, slave auction, slavery, rape, white slavery, prostitution, promiscuity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Sold (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, India
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lakshmi is a thirteen-year-old girl who lives with her family in a small hut on a mountain in Nepal. When the Himalayan monsoons wash away all that remains of the family's crops, Lakshmi's father says she must leave home and take a job to ...
Plot: child prostitution, sex trafficking
Place: india, nepal
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
She Has a Name (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Thailand
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jason, an American lawyer, poses as a john to build a legal case against a pimp trafficking girls to Bangkok. Can he win the trust of a young prostitute known only as Number 18 and convince her to risk her life to testify against her pimp?
Plot: slavery, sex trafficking, human trafficking
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
How to Win at Checkers (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand, USA, Indonesia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The poor outlying districts of Bangkok are a world where you grow up very quickly. After both their parents die, 11-year-old Oat, his little sister and his older brother Ek move in with their aunt. Ek works in a bar for male prostitutes and ...
Plot: gay, betrayal, coming of age, sibling relationship, homosexuality, brother brother relationship, siblings, rite of passage, brother sister relationship, siblings relations
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
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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: serious, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, sex slavery, on the road, confined, crimes, life is a bitch, society, model, foreign language, trick, sex slave, human trafficking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Facing the Truth (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In his new film, an intriguing and delicately crafted drama, Malmros portrays the poignant story of a man, who grew up in very modest circumstances in the early years of the 20th century, but whose diligence, intelligence and willingness to endure ...
Plot: journal, brain surgery, laundry, moral dilemma, aunt, journalism, tape recorder, death of child, doll, hospital, neurosurgeon, child smoking cigarette ...
Time: 1910s, 1940s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
 560
Nanayo (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, Thailand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman leaves her job and lover in Japan to start a new life in Thailand.
Plot: nature, buddhist monk, thai, tank top
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.0
 51
Poor Folk (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Myanmar, Taiwan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Arranged by a smuggling syndicate, A-Hong and his young teen sister along with a group of Burmese youngsters sneak across the Myanmar/Thailand border and arrive in a remote town called Dagudi in Northern Thailand. A-Hong's sister is taken away ...
Plot: border, human trafficking, amphetamine, brushing teeth, tour guide, motorcycle
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Moon, Star & Sun (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A story combined by the lives of three night clubs girls in. Porsche is a once-famous aging night club girl; May is forced to work in a night club in order to pay her step-father's debt; and GiGi needs a huge amount of money in order to help ...
Plot: triad, sexual favor, abusive stepfather, drugged drink, interracial sex, forced prostitution, loss of virginity, overweight man
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.3
 37
Vanessa (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: While waiting for the train to pass (Bennet), an out-of-town businessman notices a destitute girl (Vanessa), freezing in the cold. Suspecting that she will throw herself under the train, he takes the girl with him to a nearby restaurant for a warm ...
Plot: teenage girl in underwear, forced prostitution, waitress, teenage girl in swimwear, pimp, tank top, street kid, abusive stepfather
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.9
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Hope Lost (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Romanian girl dreams of living the glamorous life she sees in Italian soap operas.
Plot: forced prostitution, rape, female masturbation, lesbian sex, teenage prostitute, leaving home, anal rape, torture device, blackmail, nipples visible through clothing, premature ejaculation, torturer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 46
Mai Ratima (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Actor Yoo Ji-Tae’s directorial debut feature film is one part melodrama, one part comingof-age story about Soo-young, a miserable thirtysomething man and Mai-Ratima, a 22-year-old Thai girl who accepts a mail order marriage in order to realize her ...
Plot: theft, homelessness, poverty, immigration, sexual harassment, illegal immigration, prostitution, mother in law, refugee, alzheimer's disease
Place: thailand, seoul, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Vanishing Point (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A drama depicting life in different paths. As two men delve deep down in search for what could heal their pains, through the path of imagination, they see themselves in each other.
Plot: eating, monk, traffic accident, car driving, crime scene, newspaper, car accident, butterfly, smoking
Time: year 1983
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.5
 193
Soi Cowboy (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: This film concerns a Scandinavian gentleman who works in film, perhaps as a sort of financier/director/producer. He lives in Thailand with his Thai girlfriend, and most of the film is an exploration of that relationship. We also see her brother, and ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, sexual, surreal, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, prostitute, starting over, lifestyle, urban, couples, deadly, society, culture clash, juvenile delinquency, countryside, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.1
 641
Emmanuelle 6 (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 49 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: sexploitation film
Plot: sex slavery, drug lord, modeling, sensuality, beach, kidnapping, attempted rape, emmanuelle, female masturbation, female nudity, voyeur, voyeurism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Billionaire (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 131 min.
Story: The Billionaire tells the story of Aitthipat Kulapongvanich and how he, at the age of nineteen, dropped out from university to launch a packaged fried seaweed business that is now Taokaenoi Food & Marketing and became one of Thailand's ...
Style: based on true events, inspirational, realistic, captivating, motivational
Audience: teens, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: teenage protagonist, rise to the top, dream, entrepreneur, get rich quick scheme, intern, school, business
Time: 21st century
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.6
 461
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: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, sexual ...
Plot: sex trafficking, prostitute, twins, murder, sex, drug dealer, brothel, police corruption, mafia, prostitution, crime, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.7
 155
The Judgement (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 110 min.
Story: "Ai-Fak" is the story about Fak, a young Thai man who leaves the monkhood to care for his ailing father. When he returns home, he finds his father has married a much younger woman. She is very beautiful, but she is also mentally ...
Plot: insanity, thai, mentally challenged, stepmother
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Bizarre Ones (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: While on a leisurely ride in the country, a kinky dominatrix picks up a young male hitchhiker. At the first opportunity she handcuffs and blindfolds him, then takes him to a farmhouse where she ties up the young man and brings out three of her ...
Plot: sexploitation, lesbianism, lesbian sex, woman on top, female nudity, erotica, sex slavery, hitchhiker, woman initiating sex, tied up, degradation, dominatrix ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.1
 2K
Matrioshki (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Young women from Lithuania and Russia are taken to Belgium by a gang involved in the sex trade to work as sex slaves.
Plot: sex slavery, sex trafficking, human trafficking, organized crime, prostitution, striptease, sex club, brothel
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 5.8
 378
Lace II (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 188 min.
Story: While in the first part, Lili searched for her mother, she now questions her mom on the identity of her father.
Plot: ransom, identity, father, astronaut, seduction, kidnapping, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, rebel, jungle
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 187
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...
Plot: prostitution, forced prostitution, sexploitation, female protagonist, shower, exploitation, rape, prostitute, sex scene, 18 year old, female in shower, large breasts ...
Place: prague, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.1
 543
Mekong Hotel (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand, UK
Duration: 61 min.
Story: Shifting between fact and fiction in a hotel situated along the Mekong River, a filmmaker rehearses a movie expressing the bonds between a vampire-like mother and daughter...
Style: serious, mind bending, offbeat, surreal
Plot: hotel, supernatural, family relations, world, reincarnation, folk, parents and children, river
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Syndromes and a Century (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand, France, Austria
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Story about director Apichatpong Weerasethakul's parents who were both doctors, and director's memories about growing up in the hospital environment.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, emotional, serious ...
Plot: hospital, monk, power relations, human nature, urban, fall in love, doctors and patients, couple relations, love and romance, romance, poisoning, dentist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 60s
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.1
 129
Caged Hearts (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Kate and Sharon kill a man in self defense and are framed by the justice system. They are put in prison and forced into prostitution. With the help of their defense attorney, they devise a plan to bust out of prison and hopefully expose the group of ...
Plot: women's prison, women in prison, female nudity, forced prostitution, secret organization, execution, hotel, prison, shield, wrongful conviction, frame up, nipples ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Off Jackson Avenue (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Off Jackson Avenue is an interwoven crime story set in New York City involving a Mexican woman who has been tricked into sex-slavery by an Albanian pimp and must find a way to break out; A Japanese hit man who is in town to do a job for the Chinese ...
Plot: forced prostitution, mexican immigrant, chinese mafia, degradation, cadillac, brooklyn new york city, car thief, sex trafficking, human trafficking, sex slavery, sex trade, albanian
Place: manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.8
 1K
Ploy (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A husband and wife are locked inside a single hotel room with a stranger named Ploy. Subtle suspicions build up to jealousy as the young woman triggers devastating consequences for the couple.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, mind bending, psychological ...
Plot: hotel, hotel room, jealousy, pillow, chambermaid, song, cigarette smoking, sex, bathroom, depression, dream, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%