Movies and TV shows like Bad Girls 1999

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Bad Girls
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bad Girls is a British television drama series that was broadcast on ITV from 1 June 1999 to 20 December 2006 and starred Simone Lahbib, Mandana Jones, Debra Stephenson, Linda Henry, Jack Ellis and many more throughout the eight-year run. The series was broadcast in 17 countries and was produced by Shed Productions, the company which later produced Footballers' Wives and Waterloo Road. It is set in the fictional women's prison of Larkhall, and features a mixture of serious and light storylines focusing on the prisoners and staff of G Wing. From 2010, the UK broadcast rights were bought by CBS Drama, and is repeated regularly – as of September 2012, the channel is re-running the series again in a late-night time slot.
Style: rough, serious, disturbing, realistic, bleak, captivating
Plot: best friends, crime, urban ghetto, prison, innocence lost, sexual abuse, prison life, false accusation, social decay, urban ghetto life, criminal heroes, confined, society, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, dysfunctional family, fall in love, crimes, danger, dishonesty, poisoning, escape attempt, domestic violence, exploit, warden ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: england, europe
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Traffik
Drama, Crime
UK
315 min.
 8.6
Prisoner: Cell Block H
Crime, Drama
Australia
50 min.
 8.2
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and bleak films and TV series with plots about crime, life is a bitch, crimes, society, prison, prison life and violence mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Bad Girls: Women's Prison (1988), Made in Britain (1982), Prisoner: Cell Block H (1979), School for Unclaimed Girls (1969), Screwed (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Women's Prison
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman about to get married discovers all too late that her spouse has mafia connections, when violence breaks out during her wedding. Caught up in the crossfire Lynn gets arrested and thrown into a women's prison.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: crime, criminal heroes, prison, juvenile delinquency, one man army, fighting the system, vigilantism, rebelliousness, false accusation, frame up, prison life, wrongfully committed ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong
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Made in Britain
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Trevor sometimes-violent skinhead with no regard for authority, and would rather spend his time stealing cars than sitting in the detention centre to which he is sent. His social worker, Harry Parker, tries to do his best, but Trevor is only ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, captivating ...
Plot: racism, crime, juvenile delinquency, innocence lost, urban, teenage life, urban ghetto life, society, teenager, prison, skinhead, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe
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System:   88%
    User:   72%
 
Prisoner: Cell Block H
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Prisoner is an Australian soap opera that is set in the Wentworth Detention Centre, a fictional women's prison. In the United States and United Kingdom it was billed as Prisoner: Cell Block H, and in Canada as Caged Women. The series was ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: prison, strong sexual content, leadership, prison life, cult, uninhibited rivalry, crime, feminism, confined, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   81%
 
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School for Unclaimed Girls
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A gold digging man seduces a widow for her money, and also makes a pass at her teenage Daughter, the Daughter plans a terrible revenge
Style: rough, serious, realistic, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: prison life, crime, crimes, school, prison, criminal heroes, fall in love, fugitives, gays and lesbians, teenage life, chases and races, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england
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System:   81%
    User:   95%
 
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Screwed
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is a semi-biographical story based on the experiences of former prison guard Ronnie Thompson who spent seven years working in some of the UK's most dangerous prisons. Based on Thompson's book of the same name, the project stars ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, violence spree, haunted by the past, prison life, prison, estrangement, confined, crimes, deadly, life is a bitch, downfall, interracial relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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    User:   79%
 
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Scum
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This is the hard and shocking story of life in a British Borstal for young offenders. The brutal regime made no attempt to reform or improve the inmates and actively encouraged a power struggle between the 'tough' new inmate and the ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: prison, anti heroes, boarding school, crime, juvenile delinquency, rebelliousness, racism, riot, corruption, violence, revenge, boarding school life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england
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System:   76%
    User:   82%
 
Stranger Inside
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mother daughter reunion set in the harsh reality of a women's correctional facility
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: prison, gang, juvenile delinquency, crime, drug dealing, innocence lost, prison life, confined, crimes, family relations, gays and lesbians, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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    User:   61%
 
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Charlie
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in Post World War II Britain, chronicles the rise and fall of real life British crime lord Charlie Richardson.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, juvenile delinquency, crime, master criminal, betrayal, urban ghetto, heist, prison, political corruption, racism, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 60s
Place: africa, england, europe, south africa, london
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System:   63%
    User:   70%
 
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Traffik
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 315 min.
Story: Traffik is a 1989 British television serial about the illegal drugs trade. Its three stories are interwoven, with arcs told from the perspectives of Afghan and Pakistani growers and manufacturers, German dealers, and British users. It was nominated ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, thought provoking ...
Plot: immigrants, drug dealing, crime, addiction, alcohol abuse, culture clash, drug abuse, down on your luck, price of justice, police corruption, social decay, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, germany, pakistan, middle east ...
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System:   63%
    User:   69%
 
 5.2
 392
Illtown
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Dante and his girlfrend Micky run a very profitable drug operation in a seaside town, aided and abetted by a host of teens who sell the smack at discos around town, as well as by Lucas, a corrupt cop who's on the take. Their downfall comes when ...
Style: bleak, serious, surreal, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: crime, criminal's revenge, juvenile delinquency, social misfits, downfall, urban ghetto, prison, drug dealing, urban, going straight, addiction, drug abuse ...
Time: 20s, 20th century
Place: florida, miami, new jersey
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System:   63%
    User:   52%
 
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Purge
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Finland, Estonia
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Allide experienced The Great Terror under Stalin’s regime, and decades after her hometown people were deported to Siberia, she lives alone in an isolated house. One night, she finds a young woman in her yard – Zara has just escaped from the ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: redemption, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, love triangle, sexual abuse, destiny, political unrest, woman in danger, danger, hopes, love and romance, society ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 90s, 1990s, 1940s ...
Place: estonia, europe, soviet union
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System:   60%
    User:   60%
 
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Carandiru
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Brazil, Argentina, Italy
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Carandiru, a story based on real facts and on the book written by the doctor Drauzio Varella, starts when he decides to carry out an AIDS prevention program inside Latin America’s largest prison: the Casa de Detenção de São Paulo, Carandiru, ...
Style: realistic, bleak, rough, serious, compassionate ...
Plot: prison, aids, male nudity, murder, realism, drugs/alcohol, doctors and patients, prison life, attempted murder, police brutality, brutality, drug abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: brazil, latin america, rio de janeiro, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   59%
 
 7.1
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R
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The R of the title stands for the young protagonist, Rune, fearlessly played by Pilou Asbæk. Imprisoned for violent assault, he's a cocky, good-looking young man placed in the hardcore ward, where his survival depends on quickly learning the ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, crime, gang, violence spree, prison life, criminal heroes, confined, friendship, crimes, misfit, fish out of water, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe
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    User:   65%
 
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Inside
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An emotional and thrilling tale of life and death behind the walls of a maximum security prison. From the acclaimed director of 'Bonnie and Clyde', and featuring a powerful international cast.
Style: serious, talky, bleak, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: tragic hero, political unrest, prison, racism, crime, life turned upside down, injustice, fighting the system, apartheid, retribution, political prisoner, prisoner ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa, south africa
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System:   55%
    User:   53%
 
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Sex Traffic
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 189 min.
Story: Boston based Kernwell Industries is an American defense contractor. One of those contracts is to deploy 3,000 peacekeepers to the International Peacekeeping Coalition's work in the Balkans. Because of the near epidemic problem of sex ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Plot: gory, prostitute, crime, rich and poor, sexual abuse, woman in danger, crimes, society, sex trafficking, human trafficking, life is a bitch, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, former yugoslavia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   43%
 
 6.9
 3K
Clubbed
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An underworld drama set in the early 1980s, about a lonely factory worker whose life is transformed when he becomes a nightclub doorman.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, psychological
Plot: crime gone awry, crime, going straight, factory, nightclub, vengeance, social decay, urban ghetto, working class, urban ghetto life, clubbing, suicide ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   44%
 
Timeless Bottomless Bad Movie
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A compilation of episodes from the lives of several of the amateur actors' (who are 'bad teens' and the homeless of Seoul) own experiences, this film sheds light on the dark side of Korean society. Feeling alienated and persecuted, ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: urban, youth, juvenile delinquency, drugs/alcohol, social misfits, crime, postmodernism, strong sexual content, social differences, realism, down on your luck, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia, korea, seoul
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System:   49%
    User:   55%
 
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Adulthood
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After serving six years for killing his schoolmate, a young man learns that someone is out for revenge.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: criminal's revenge, crime, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto, urban ghetto life, gang, crimes, going straight, starting over, vengeance, teenage life, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   46%
 
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Willie Dynamite
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Willie Dynamite is a pimp who operates in New York City. Willie was a big success as a pimp, but now, just as fast as he rose to the top, he has hit bottom. A former prostitute who has become a social worker tries to get Willie to clean up his life ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: prostitute, crime, downfall, urban, drug dealing, urban ghetto, going straight, social decay, urban ghetto life, pimp, crimes, society ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   39%
 
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Stoic
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A heated game of poker causes three men incarcerated for nonviolent offenses to brutalize their cellmate before taking drastic measures in order to cover up their crime.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, prison, gory, prison life, confined, crimes, life is a bitch, sexual abuse, buddies, crime gone awry, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   47%
 
 6.3
 394
Federal Hill
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In Providence's Italian neighborhood, Federal Hill, five young are immersed in drugs, crime and violence. Everything changes when one of the guys in the band know love.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: gangsters, college, crime, buddies, gay, drugs, gang, urban ghetto, relationships, crime gone awry, juvenile delinquency, finnish ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
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System:   48%
    User:   40%
 
 8.7
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Oz
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: The daily lives of prisoners in Emerald City, an experimental unit of the Oswald Maximum Security Prison where ingroups - Muslims, Latinos, Italians, Aryans - stick close to their mutual friends and terrorizes their mutual enemies.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison life, uninhibited rivalry, drugs/alcohol, strong sexual content, crime, confined, crimes, danger, misfit, deadly, racism ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s ...
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System:   46%
    User:   39%
 
Straight Out of Brooklyn
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Special Jury Award winner at the Sundance Film Festival, this drama stars a then-19-year-old Matty Rich (who also wrote and directed it). Rich plays Larry, a troubled teen living in the rough Red Hook section of Brooklyn who decides he wants out ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: juvenile delinquency, crime, drug dealing, urban, going straight, interracial relations, urban ghetto, social decay, urban ghetto life, kids in trouble, coming of age, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   45%
    User:   41%
 
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McVicar
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: John McVicar was a London Bad Boy. he graduated to armed bank robbery and was Britain's "Public Enemy No. 1". He was captured and put into a high security prison. Will even the highest security prison be able to hold him? This is the ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic
Plot: prison, crime, rise and fall, human spirit, prison life, criminal heroes, confined, criminal, crimes, fugitives, heist, tough heroes ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   51%
 
Wentworth Prison
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Bea Smith is locked up while awaiting trial for the attempted murder of her husband and must learn how life works in prison. A modern adaptation and sequel of the iconic Prisoner series.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, tense, rough ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prison, crime, prison life, women in prison, survival, danger, life is a bitch, punishment, drugs/alcohol, lesbian relationship, stabbing, blood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   100%
 
 5.4
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Civil Brand
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Forced to work under slave-like conditions in a "prison for profit" program, the inmates of a mostly-African-American female prison, Whitehead Correctional, try to take over the institution. At the core of the story is Frances, who finds ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, thought provoking ...
Plot: prison, juvenile delinquency, crime, human spirit, sexual abuse, prison life, injustice, racism, social decay, righting the wronged, rebellion, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   42%
 
A Children's Story
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The story focuses on the life of an 11-year old boy surrounded by criminality and poverty in the suburbs of Naples.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, bleak, disturbing
Plot: juvenile delinquency, danger, life is a bitch, crime, urban ghetto, youth, society, buddies, gang, teaching the ways of the world, social decay, urban ghetto life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy, naples italy
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System:   40%
    User:   37%
 
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La Haine
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Aimlessly whiling away their days in the concrete environs of their dead-end suburbia, Vinz, Hubert, and Said -- a Jew, African, and an Arab -- give human faces to France's immigrant populations, their bristling resentment at their social ...
Style: bleak, realistic, disturbing, serious, harsh ...
Plot: violence, fighting the system, racism, skinhead, french, friendship, poverty, rebellion, brutality, drugs, realism, police brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   32%
 

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Sweet Sixteen
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Determined to have a normal family life once his mother gets out of prison, a Scottish teenager from a tough background sets out to raise the money for a home.
Style: realistic, bleak, emotional, disturbing, sentimental ...
Plot: crime, heroin, dysfunctional family, coming of age, prison, friendship, british, teenager, realism, drugs/alcohol, juvenile delinquency, drugs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland
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System:   39%
    User:   47%
 
Chained Heat II
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Czech Republic
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An American tourist lands in a Slavic prison run by a twisted woman and the U.S. ambassador.
Style: serious, rough, sexual, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: prison, crime, fugitives, going straight, false accusation, captivity, prison life, exploitation, sexploitation, sex, life is a bitch, confined ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, prague, czech republic, prague czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   41%
 
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