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Outbound (2010)
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Outbound (2010)
Original name: Periferic
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Romania, Austria
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A drama about a woman who seems able to overcome everything for freedom, except for her past mistakes.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspense
Plot: fugitives, crime and punishment, starting over, on the run, prison, life is a bitch, family problems, confined, haunted by the past, estrangement, uncontrollable, disgraced, women's prison, freedom, down on your luck, strong female presence, rape, sex scene, cemetery, funeral, stealing money, car wash, chases and races
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: romania

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, tense and suspenseful films with plots about life is a bitch, family problems, crimes, family relations, confined, prison and on the run mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Outbound: Allegiance (2012), La Fuga (2001), Blind Injustice (2005), Runaway (2005), Fear Me Not (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Allegiance (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After being granted a questionable transfer that will keep him stateside as his National Guard unit deploys for Iraq, Lieutenant Danny Sefton becomes embroiled in a last minute AWOL attempt by one of his soldiers — forcing him to choose between ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: soldier, moral dilemma, military life, wartime life, friendship, on the run, military, military base, life is a bitch, family problems, superior officer, child illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.5
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La Fuga (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the summer of 1928, several inmates from the National Penitentiary in Buenos Aires managed to escape. The film narrates the fate of each of these runaways in search of their destiny - tough men with their own ethical codes and ready to do ...
Style: rough, captivating, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: fugitives, prison, on the run, starting over, criminal heroes, destiny, society, prison life, couple relations, confined, couples, escape ...
Time: 1920s
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Blind Injustice (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A blind woman finds herself the target of an attacker again after the person originally convicted of her rape is found to be innocent of the crime.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: prison life, disability, prison, life is a bitch, crimes, injustice, confined, false accusation, woman in danger, blindness, criminal's revenge, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.5
 497
Runaway (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Michael Adler has run away from his suburban home with his little brother Dylan. Hiding out in a quiet, rural town, Michael's convinced he can make a better life for both of them. While Dylan stays holed up in a cheap motel all day, Michael ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Plot: starting over, teenage life, haunted by the past, dysfunctional family, crimes, family problems, obsession, investigation, on the run, small town, hiding, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 6.3
 2K
Fear Me Not (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michael needs a change in his life, so when he hears about clinical trials for a new anti-depressant, he signs up to be a guinea pig - without telling his family. Because of dangerous side effects, the trial is subsequently abandoned but Michael ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: mental illness, family problems, dysfunctional family, midlife crisis, doctors and patients, estrangement, couples, life is a bitch, love and romance, losing-it hero, death in the family, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Under Still Waters (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young married couple encounters a stranger who threatens their marriage and their lives.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: family problems, mysterious character, couples, stranger, sex scene, duel, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, confined, isolation, alcohol abuse, marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.9
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Motives 2 (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Vivica A. Fox and Shemar Moore return for this thrilling sequel to Motives that picks up three years after the events of the original film. Innocent convict Emery Simms is serving time for a crime he didn't commit; while most convict's ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: dangerous attraction, false accusation, friendship, uncover truth, femme fatale, protagonist as suspect, manhunt, frame up, prison, murder, prison life, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.7
 292
Ombline (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ombline, a 20-year-old woman, is sent to prison for three years after committing a violent assault on a police officer. Just when she has lost all hope for the future, she discovers that she is pregnant. The law allows her to rear her newborn for ...
Style: serious, bleak, touching, realistic, gloomy
Plot: newborn baby, prison, women's prison, family problems, single parent, hopes, family relations, babies and infants, starting over, life is a bitch, confined, prison life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 6.2
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24 Days (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Ilan Halimi is kidnapped for ransom because Jewish and supposedly rich, his family and the police start a race against time to save him from the tortures of the "gang of barbarians".
Style: disturbing, realistic, sincere, psychological, serious ...
Plot: investigation, missing child, family in crisis, life is a bitch, crimes, family problems, confined, abduction, ransom, kidnapping, police
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.1
 856
Offline (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A man attempts to reclaim the life that prison took from him but his dark past threatens to ruin everything.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, gloomy
Plot: haunted by the past, redemption, starting over, dysfunctional family, hopes, estrangement, family problems, parents and children, family relations, human nature, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.8
 649
Ghosted (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: ‘GHOSTED’ tells a story of survival inside a British Prison. Jack a model prisoner, has kept his head down and done his time. After his wife confirms that she is leaving him, on the anniversary of their son’s death, the only thing that keeps ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak, twists and turns ...
Plot: prison life, prison, prison rape, survival, haunted by the past, confined, crimes, criminal heroes, prison fight, strong violent content, flashback, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.7
 1K
Applause (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When the critically acclaimed, tough and coming of age actress Thea Barfoed ends her rehab, she confronts a hard choice. During her heavy drinking period she divorced and lost custody of her two boys. Now she wants them to be a part of her life ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, rehabilitation, estrangement, starting over, family problems, family relations, parents and children, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, actor's life, hopes, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.8
 2K
Whitewash (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The brutality of winter and the power of the mind are aptly portrayed in this dark comedy set in Northern Quebec. Bruce (Thomas Haden Church) is merely trying to survive a harsh winter when he meets Jean. Conflict leads to an accidental death, and ...
Style: tense, serious, psychological, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: losing-it hero, mysterious character, down on your luck, life is a bitch, on the run, forest, wild ride, wilderness, murder, solitude, winter, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.0
 741
Ghost River (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sylvie is a hooker whose illegitimate daughter commits a crime. She and her daughter flee to find Sylvie's first love in the countryside. The daughter is trying to get to know her unwilling mother. Along the way, the two meet a male fugitive ...
Style: serious, tense, psychological, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: prostitution, prostitute, starting over, on the run, crimes, death in the family, family relations, life is a bitch, crime gone awry, parents and children, teenage life, estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 727
Cut (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan, France, USA, South Korea, Turkey
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Shuji is an uncompromising young filmmaker at odds with Japanese society. One day he learns that his loan shark brother, who had helped to finance his films, has been executed by his own yakuza gang for failing to repay his debts. Described as a ...
Style: psychological, rough, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, filmmaking, life is a bitch, estrangement, obsession, violence spree, strong violent content
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
On the Inside (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A decent but troubled young man is sent to a psychiatric institution for the criminally insane and soon finds himself in a fight for his life battling ghosts inside his head and very real enemies all around him.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, mental institution, mental illness, psychopath, haunted by the past, woman in danger, redemption, criminal psychologist, crime and punishment, mentally unstable, confined, female prisoner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.8
 14K
Destiny (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Greece
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bekir is in love with Ugur, who loves Zagor, who loves to commit crimes.
Style: tense, serious, suspense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: romancing a criminal, fall in love, life is a bitch, on the run, estrangement, destiny, murder, love and romance, hopes, dishonesty, crime gone awry, fighting illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, europe, turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 2.9
 157
Good Chemistry (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After picking up an alluring woman,Toby, a gifted chemist slumming as a high school teacher, is kidnapped by her violent boyfriend and ordered to use his skills to create methamphetamine for a group of drug traffickers. When Toby refuses, his ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, dishonesty, drug dealing, on the run, crimes, drug abuse, chemistry, farm, forced into action, graphic violence, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 7.0
 141
Brides (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Georgia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Nutsa, a young mother, lives with her two children in a suburbs of Tblissi in Georgia. Her partner Goga is in prison. They get married, so she gains the right to talk to him once a month in the visiting room on the other side of the glass. The ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, disturbing
Plot: prison, confined, couple relations, prison life, family relations, family problems, life is a bitch, couples, crumbling marriage, parents and children, visitation rights, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia (former ussr)
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Katalin Varga (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Romania, UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In the beautiful, otherworldly Carpathian Mountains a woman is traveling with a small boy in a horse and cart, looking to punish those who once abused her. For years, Katalin has been keeping a terrible secret. Hitchhiking with two men, she was ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: rape, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, hidden truth, murder, obsession, rape and revenge, revenge, rape victim, gang rape, rape revenge, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: romania, europe, transylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Everything Will Be Fine (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Sweden, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A writer-director known for becoming obsessed with his own stories, Jacob Falk stumbles upon photographs of prisoners of war being tortured by Danish soldiers.Suspecting a political conspiracy, Falk falls into a frenetic chase to reveal the mystery ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: chase, dishonesty, uncover truth, obsession, disorder, state affairs, life turned upside down, on the run, political conspiracy, life is a bitch, hit and run, reconnaissance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, denmark, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Man Inside (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A thriller centered on a young boxer trying to distance himself from his father's gangster past and the relationship with his trainer.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boxer, crimes, haunted by the past, athlete and trainer, parents and children, gangsters, family problems, escape from reality, starting over, rivalry, sport, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Big Picture (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Paul Exben is a success story – partner in one of Paris's most exclusive law firms, big salary, big house, glamorous wife and two sons straight out of a Gap catalog. But when he finds out that Sarah, his wife, is cheating on him with Greg ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, sincere, realistic, tense ...
Plot: infidelity, downfall, law firm, redemption, starting over, hotshot lawyer, couples, haunted by the past, accidental killing, disposing of a dead body, crimes of passion, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, paris france, montenegro
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Stockholm, Pennsylvania (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young woman is returned home to her biological parents after living with her abductor for 17 years.
Style: realistic, psychological, tense, serious, gloomy
Plot: stockholm syndrome, kidnapping, parents and children, family problems, homecoming, hopes, redemption, teenage girl, isolation, fish out of water, starting over, salvation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.0
 2K
The Dinner (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Adapting a Dutch bestseller inspired by a shocking real-life crime, Menno Meyjes (screenwriter of The Color Purple and Lionheart) directs this excoriating assessment of Europe’s contemporary social ills.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, disturbing, bleak
Plot: family relations, couple relations, under the surface, family problems, couples, haunted by the past, human nature, parents and children, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, restaurant, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Final Recourse (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A wealthy high powered woman suffers a horrible tragedy after which she descends into substance abuse,turning her back on her family. She later discovers that someone close to her may be behind her subsequent abduction and kidnapping.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: addiction, life turned upside down, car accident, faked death, home invasion, kidnapping, husband wife relationship, abduction, alcohol abuse, crimes, crime gone awry, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Prison Break: The Final Break (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The movie covers the events which occurred in between the downfall of The Company and the finale of the series. It details the arrest and incarceration of Sara Tancredi, the final escape plan which Michael devises for Sara. It also reveals the ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: prison, woman in danger, self sacrifice, prison life, fugitives, escape, against the odds, resourceful, confined, daring rescue, race against time, freedom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: florida, israel, new jersey, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
And Baby Will Fall (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Expectant parents become prime suspects in the disappearance of a pregnant woman who was last seen at their garage sale. Model citizen David Rose runs a garden center and is a devoted house-father. Like his wife Ivy, who suffered two stillbirths, ...
Style: serious, captivating, psychological, suspense, tense ...
Plot: prison, infidelity, crimes, police detective, family problems, family relations, love affair, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, pregnancy, mysterious disappearance, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
White Knuckles (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A sweet housewife has been married to the same crotchety man for 40 years and she just can't bear another day. She starts to poison his food just to see if he might change. When he falls ill, both are awakened to the raw reality of life and ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, suspense, mumblecore
Plot: couples, couple relations, life is a bitch, husband wife relationship, marital crisis, family relations, family in crisis, thirtysomething life, housewife, cooking and food, forest, improv ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.7
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The Fold (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Struggling with her grief, Anglican priest Rebecca Ashton tries to replace her deceased daughter with another girl.
Style: tense, realistic, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: obsession, friendship, society, under the surface, immigrants, clergy, life is a bitch, female protagonist, dangerous attraction, family problems, friends, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%