Movies and TV shows like Bad Girls 1999

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Bad Girls (1999)
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: gays and lesbians, prison, prison life, lesbian, poisoning, escape attempt, domestic violence, best friends, crime, urban ghetto, innocence lost, sexual abuse, false accusation, social decay, urban ghetto life, criminal heroes, confined, society, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, fall in love, crimes, danger, dishonesty, exploit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: england, europe

Most similar movies to Bad Girls

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and bleak films and TV series with plots about crime, crimes, life is a bitch, prison, prison life, society and confined mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Bad Girls: Wentworth Prison (2013), Prisoner: Cell Block H (1979), School for Unclaimed Girls (1969), Traffik (1989), Oz (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Wentworth Prison (2013)
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: rough, serious, tense, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prison, prison life, life is a bitch, crime, survival, protest, women in prison, lesbian, warden, sadism, power struggle, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Prisoner: Cell Block H (1979)
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, prison life, strong sexual content, leadership, uninhibited rivalry, cult, women in prison, crime, feminism, confined, crimes, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
School for Unclaimed Girls (1969)
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, exploitation, criminal heroes, prison, fall in love, fugitives, gays and lesbians, teenage life, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Traffik (1989)
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: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, thought provoking ...
Plot: drug dealing, politics, heroin, immigrants, crime, drug trade, drug dealer, addiction, alcohol abuse, culture clash, drug abuse, down on your luck ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, germany, pakistan, europe, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 8.7
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Oz (1997)
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 life, confined, prison, strong sexual content, rapist, rape, life is a bitch, violence spree, latinos, racism, uninhibited rivalry, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Screwed (2011)
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: prison life, violence spree, crime, haunted by the past, prison, estrangement, confined, crimes, deadly, life is a bitch, downfall, interracial relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.6
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Scum (1979)
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: rough, serious, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: prison, juvenile delinquency, kids in trouble, society, youth, social relations, riot, racism, corruption, violence, revenge, suicide ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.4
 38K
Starred Up (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: 19-year-old Eric, arrogant and ultra-violent, is prematurely transferred to the same adult prison facility as his estranged father. As his explosive temper quickly finds him enemies in both prison authorities and fellow inmates — and his already ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, tense, psychological ...
Plot: prison, prison life, therapist, parents and children, juvenile delinquent, group therapy, gay father, confined, teenage life, youth, violence, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Sex Traffic (2004)
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: bleak, serious, realistic, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Plot: prostitute, sexual abuse, rich and poor, gangsters, kidnapping, sex trafficking, human trafficking, whistleblower, pimp, stripper, crime, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, former yugoslavia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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McVicar (1980)
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, prison life, criminal, crime, rise and fall, human spirit, criminal heroes, confined, crimes, fugitives, heist, tough heroes ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Made in Britain (1982)
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: juvenile delinquency, racism, urban ghetto life, skinhead, prison, teenager, social worker, crime, innocence lost, police, violence, theft ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Bill (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: The Bill is a police procedural television series that was broadcast on the ITV network from 16 October 1984 until 31 August 2010. The programme originated from a one-off drama, entitled Woodentop, which was broadcast in August 1983. In its final ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: police, police station, police investigation, crime, fighting crime, workplace situations, crimes, heroes, law enforcement, partners, workplace, society ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 80s, 90s ...
Place: england, europe, london, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Women's Prison (1988)
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: prison, criminal heroes, crime, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Criminal Justice (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
Story: The worst thing Ben has ever done is, tonight, he takes his Dad's black cab out without his permission. But that's not why Ben ends the evening in a police cell. What looked to be a spontaneous evening of fun with a sexy stranger, Melanie, ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Plot: courtroom, crime, prison life, confined, accused of murder, prison, mystery, legal, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation, parents and children, courtroom drama ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Take (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Freddie Jackson is just out of prison. He's done his time, made the right connections and now he's ready to use them. His wife Jackie dreams of having her husband home but she's forgotten the rows and the girls Freddie can't ...
Style: serious, captivating, rough, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, crimes, betrayal, criminal heroes, respect, gangsters, the underworld, mafia, power struggle, mob boss, loss of family member, desperation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: england, london, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Life of Crime (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A female cop becomes obsessed with tracking down the killer of a 15-year-old girl, and hunts him over the course of her 28 year career in the force.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, crime, urban, police, crimes, law enforcement, track down, obsession, chases and races, deadly, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 80s, 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Stranger Inside (2001)
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: serious, thought provoking, 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
This Is England '90 (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Following on from This Is England ’86 and ‘88, this much-anticipated final chapter finds the gang embracing the rave scene of a new decade. But the utter hilarity and unadulterated joy of the second ‘summer of love’ soon gives way to a war ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: drugs/alcohol, life is a bitch, realism, urban, friends, racism, rape, heroin, cannabis, ecstasy, hippie, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, manchester, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Chained Heat II (1993)
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, realistic, sexual, sexy ...
Plot: prison, sexual abuse, exploitation, sexploitation, sex, false accusation, crime, fugitives, abuse, violence, humiliation, warden ...
Time: 90s
Place: czech republic, europe, prague, prague czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Between the Lines (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Between the Lines was a television police drama series created by J. C. Wilsher and produced by World Productions for the BBC. It was first shown on BBC1 between 1992 and 1994, running for three series. The show centred on the eventful life of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: police corruption, police, crime, police station, dirty cop, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, workplace situations, dishonesty, workplace, corrupt law enforcer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Carandiru (2003)
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, offbeat ...
Plot: prison, attempted murder, police brutality, doctor, prison life, cross dressing, massacre, realism, drugs/alcohol, doctors and patients, brazilian, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: brazil, latin america, rio de janeiro, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
This Is England '88 (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Set during Christmas 1988, Lol is haunted by the devastating events that took place two and a half years before. She and Woody both find themselves struggling to cope with their lives without each other after he leaves the gang. Lol is carrying the ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: christmas, drugs/alcohol, life is a bitch, realism, young adult, urban, friends, gang, friendship, love and romance, misfit, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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The Corner (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 376 min.
Story: The Corner presents the world of Fayette Street using real names and real events. The miniseries tells the true story of men, women and children living amid the open-air drug markets of West Baltimore. It chronicles a year in the lives of ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, emotional, rough
Plot: drug dealing, addiction, drug abuse, rehabilitation, heroin, juvenile delinquency, african american, urban, urban ghetto, crime, going straight, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Movie in collections
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R (2010)
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: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison life, prison, friendship, gang, crime, violence spree, criminal heroes, confined, crimes, misfit, fish out of water, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Brubaker (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: The new warden of a small prison farm in Arkansas tries to clean it up of corruption after initially posing as an inmate.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: prison, abuse, prison warden, fighting the system, prison life, politics, against the odds, society, human spirit, innocence lost, workplace intrigue, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Silent Witness (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Silent Witness is a British crime thriller series focusing on a team of forensic pathology experts and their investigations into various crimes.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, rough
Plot: forensics, partners against crime, crime, investigation, crime investigation, mystery, murder, crimes, deadly, partners, riddles and clues, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.7
 588
The Body Farm (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Story: Dr Eve Lockhart is one of Britain's leading forensic pathologists and runs a state-of-the-art forensic research facility called The Body Farm with her business partner Mike Phillips. Theirs is the only facility in the country using real human ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: crimes, crime, law enforcement, murder investigation, police investigation, workplace situations, workplace, right hand man, forensics, police detective
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
This Is England '86 (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
Story: This Is England '86 is a 2010 British drama miniseries written by Shane Meadows and Jack Thorne, a spin-off from the 2006 film This Is England. Shaun has just finished his final exams and he realizes he is no longer a kid. It's mid ...
Style: sentimental, sexual, touching, disturbing, emotional ...
Plot: life is a bitch, sexual relations, teenage life, youth, friends, social misfits, rebelliousness, friendship, drugs/alcohol, realism, strong sexual content, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Masterpiece Theatre: Bleak House (1985)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 391 min.
Story: Adaptation of the Dickens novel.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, stylized, captivating
Plot: orphan, lawsuit, murder, hotshot lawyer, courtroom drama, poverty, injustice, estate, dishonesty, legal, life is a bitch, journalism ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Stoic (2009)
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: serious, rough, realistic, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: sexual abuse, prison, gory, crime, criminal heroes, prison life, confined, crimes, life is a bitch, buddies, crime gone awry, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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