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The Society Murders (2006)
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The Society Murders (2006)
Genre: Crime
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Society Murders was the name given to the April 4, 2002 murders of husband and wife millionaire socialites Margaret Mary Wales-King, 69, and husband, Paul Aloysius King, 75 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, by their son, Matthew Wales. The crime and subsequent trial received widespread media coverage throughout Australia and later became the subject of both a book and a television film.
Plot: prison, trial, boy, father son relationship, jail

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and suspenseful films with plots about prison, murder, jail, father son relationship, trial, nudity (full frontal - brief) and police mostly in Crime, Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like The Society Murders: The Pardon (2013), Petos (1988), 8 of Diamonds (2006), My Husband My Killer (2001), The Olsen Gang Sees Red (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Pardon (2013)
Genre: Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Toni Jo tries to break her husband, Cowboy, out of prison and becomes an instant sensation due to her beauty.
Plot: cowboy, murder, beauty, prison, electric chair, trial, boxing match, bank robber, crime, crimes
Place: louisiana
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Petos (1988)
Genre: Crime
Country: Finland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The very first American-style Post Office robbery in Finland. In the midst of the 60's a gangster quartet led by Hilarius Ruokonen splits up and go into hiding after the heist.
Plot: police, wedding, suicide, robbery, prison, deception, woman on top, bare breasts, bank, gangster, gangsters, runaway ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
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8 of Diamonds (2006)
Genre: Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A diamond heist goes wrong when one of the thieves gets shot during the escape after swallowing a priceless diamond. Deception, blackmail, and murder schemes overshadow the lives of the eight people left chasing the diamond.
Plot: gun, murder, prison, criminal, thief, diamond
Place: chicago illinois
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My Husband My Killer (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on the true story of an Australian woman that was murdered in bed next to her husband.
Plot: fight, group shower, abuse, beating, urination, trial, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, shower
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The Olsen Gang Sees Red (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Egon and the gang are hired to stage a robbery of an antique Chinese vase for an economically challenged baron. Naturally they fooled, which infuriates Egon. The gang tries to get back at the baron by switching the vase with a cheap Hong Kong copy. ...
Plot: robbery, vase, prison, gang of thieves, father son relationship, pregnancy, pregnancy and birth
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The Boy Cried Murder (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, West Germany, Yugoslavia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young lad (Fraser MacIntosh) with a penchant for spinning elaborate yarns gets himself in deep trouble when he tries to tell people that he really did witness a terrible murder. Unfortunately no one believes him--except the killer. This ...
Plot: boy, beach, sea
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The Yakuza Wives (1986)
Genre: Crime
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: While her husband is in prison doing time, Tamaki, the wife of a yakuza capo, runs her spouse’s gang with an iron hand. Meanwhile, Makoto, her younger sister, marries a member of a rival band after being raped by him. The two sisters, united by ...
Plot: yakuza, shot to death, love, violence, murder, marriage, tattoo, release from prison, prison, fight, bare breasts, female nudity ...
Place: japan
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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: rough, captivating, serious, tense, psychological ...
Plot: prison, prison life, confined, teenage life, parents and children, family reunited, warden, family relations, juvenile delinquent, troublemaker, father son relationship, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: britain, england
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La banda Vallanzasca (1977)
Genre: Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Convict Roberto murders a guard and escapes from jail with his cellmate. Once free he joins a group of gangsters and becomes a professional hitman. The gang abduct a young woman and when one them attacks her, Roberto shoots him and takes her to an ...
Plot: murder, kidnapping, police officer killed, ransom, police officer, prison guard, gang, jail, hostage, police officer shot, prison escape, bandit ...
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Operation St. Peter's (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Small time crook Napoleone falls into an unlikely gang made up of a gangster, called The Baron, and his two cohorts, Agonia and The Captain, where Napoleone takes them to Rome where they shack up with a shady used car dealer caled Il Cajella to help ...
Plot: heist, prison, robbery, chase, gangster, betrayal, smuggling, gangsters, prison escape, car salesman, gigolo, cardinal the priest ...
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Police commissioner Thomas Stark, released from jail after three years after the trial for the murder of his former partner was quashed, is picked up and housed not by his wife, who disowned him and hesitates whether to reestablish contact with ...
Plot: in laws, father son relationship, kidnapping, sabotage, smuggling, dinner, boy, teenager, gagged, vomiting, bully, urination
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The Survivor (2008)
Genre: Crime
Country: Romania
Duration: 106 min.
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Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric
Plot: survival, vengeance, gambling, haunted by the past, social decay, murder, contests and competitions, crimes, intrigue, danger, society, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: romania, europe
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Call Me Mr. Brown (1990)
Genre: Crime
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Based on the 1971 true story known as "The Great Plane Robbery", this tele-movie tells the story of Peter Macari alias Mr. Brown. Under a grand extortion scam, he steals $500,000 in cash from Australian airlines company Qantas. This begins ...
Plot: airplane, ransom demand, hoax, bomb threat, bomb squad, suitcase of money, money laundering, ransom
Place: australia
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Los Traficantes (2012)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: While serving a 33-year sentence, a spiritual awakening led drug lord Esteban Mendoza Cruz to form a church in Mexico's most corrupt prison. With a congregation of more than 600, Cruz sows hope both among inmates and in the community at large.
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Stronger Than Blood (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Fresh out of juvenile prison, Tommy has sworn off the drugs. But when the going gets tough, the only support he finds is from his best friend Sule - who has "the master plan": one last drug deal to finance their own auto body shop.
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: It tells his story in the turbulent days near the end of the Vietnam War, as a young Chicano man questioning his and his people’s place in society as thousands of his Latino brethren return from the war in coffins.
Plot: vietnam war veteran, prison, undercover cop, trial, judge, death of brother, funeral, drug use, theft, brother, heroin, vietnam vet
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Stakeout! (1962)
Genre: Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After serving three years in prison for a bank robbery, Joe Dasco is released and reunited with his son. Together they both go looking for work in the Texas oil fields. Not being able to hold a steady honest job, Joe Dasco along with a few men that ...
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Time: 60s
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Duration: 97 min.
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Duration: 110 min.
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In the Blink of an Eye (1996)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
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Story: Hamel portrays director Dickoff who suspends her career in order to help a friend who's been in prison for quite some time in connection with a murder.
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Story: ...
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Flag in the Mist (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama
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Duration: 111 min.
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Genre: Crime, Mystery
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Chopper (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
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Duration: 94 min.
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Place: australia
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Women's Prison (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 87 min.
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