Movies like Judgment Day: The Ellie Nesler Story

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Judgment Day: The Ellie Nesler Story (1999)
 6.5
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Judgment Day: The Ellie Nesler Story (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fact-based story about a Bible-quoting woman who in 1990 murdered a camp counselor, whom she learned molested her 7 year old son.
Plot: lawyer, pedophile, church, courtroom, sexual abuse, child abuse, female protagonist, rape and revenge, murder, vigilantism, camp counselor, syringe, woman kills a man, female vigilante, child molester, revenge killing, revenge motive, revenge, playground, self justice, woman shoots a man, sodomy, mother son relationship

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Most similar movies to Judgment Day: The Ellie Nesler Story

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, realistic and suspense films with plots about revenge, murder, rape, courtroom, female protagonist, rape and revenge and crimes mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Judgment Day: The Ellie Nesler Story: In Quiet Night (1998), Deadly Daphne's Revenge (1987), Extremities (1986), Bump in the Night (1991), 22 Female Kottayam (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 290
In Quiet Night (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A thriller about a man, Dr Wolcott, who is wrongfully acquitted of charges that he molested his daughter, Dinah. The deputy district attorney, Joey, takes Dinah with her seeking refuge from Dr. Wolcott's molestation.
Plot: child molestation, sexual abuse, child pornography, female director, child molester, mountain lion, doctor, on the run, cabin, gun, murder, abusive father ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Deadly Daphne's Revenge (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young hitchhiker is picked up by four drunken hunters, one of whom rapes her. A tough prosecutor has all four of the men indicted for the crime, which results in a suicide and a murder-for-hire plot.
Plot: beating, revenge, rape, rape and revenge, murder, female nudity, hiding place, rape victim
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.3
 4K
Extremities (1986)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman escapes from the man who is about to rape her, but leaves her purse behind. Afraid that her attacker might come after her, she goes to the police, but with no proof of the incident, they can do nothing. In fact, the man does use the ...
Style: rough, psychological, tense, sexy, suspenseful ...
Plot: rapist, unsupportive friend, revenge, moral dilemma, vigilantism, sexualized violence, home invasion, rape and revenge, attempted rape, switching roles, torture, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Bump in the Night (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Martha "Red" Tierney used to be a hot-shot reporter, but that was before alcohol took over her life. One morning Martha's son Jonathan leaves for school, stopping first to meet his father for breakfast. But Jonathan never meets his ...
Plot: pedophile, kidnapping, alcohol abuse, child abuse, female director, child pornography, child in peril, alcoholic
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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22 Female Kottayam (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: 22 Female Kottayam, also known as 22FK, is a 2012 Indian rape and revenge film directed by Aashiq Abu and starring Rima Kallingal and Fahad Fazil in the lead roles. The film deals with the travails of a nurse who was victimised for no fault of hers ...
Plot: rape, revenge, female protagonist, betrayal, jail, nurse, prison, rape and revenge, castration, rape victim, sexual assault, malayalam
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.5
 2K
Lipstick (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An aspiring avant-garde composer rapes a fashion model. When she takes him to court, she's slut-shamed by the defense and the man is exonerated. But justice will be served.
Style: suspenseful, sexual, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, rape of a minor, vigilantism, rape victim, teenage rape, rape and revenge, fashion model, rape revenge, righting the wronged, fashion, siblings relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.1
 158K
Hard Candy (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A mature 14-year old girl meets a charming 32-year old photographer on the Internet. Suspecting that he is a pedophile, she goes to his home in an attempt to expose him.
Style: disturbing, twist ending, psychological, tense, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pedophile, dangerous attraction, age difference, pedophilia, torture, vengeance, manipulation, deception, seduction, sexual abuse, child abuse, sociopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Vehicle for Revenge (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A woman who was raped by a NetCar driver takes a job with the company to exact her revenge on her attacker after she becomes frustrated with the slow pace of the criminal Justice system.
Plot: female detective, law student, gang, latin, brother brother relationship, gang member, rape, sexual assault, motel, blonde, self justice, rapist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
What We Did That Night (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ex-con Henry (Rick Schroder) returns to town after being released from prison and contacts his old college frat members about a murder that they committed years earlier. They have to return to move the body to a new location before it is ...
Plot: murder, revenge, friendship, digging a grave, mockery, corpse, dark secret, ex convict, grave digging, secret, prank
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.0
 97
Vengeance (1980)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Four hoodlums break into a jeweller's house and brutally murder him, his wife and daughter. On the run they kidnap Jenny, a Senator's grand daughter and her boyfriend, but discover that the two will not be taken easily. In the melee that ...
Plot: murder, sexual assault, attempted rape, kidnapping, death, murder of a nude woman, bound and gagged, tied to a chair, mass murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), throat slitting, lifting up dress ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Gun for Jennifer (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A woman comes to New York City from Ohio to escape an abusive husband and gets entangled with murderous female vigilantes who prey on abusive men.
Plot: revenge, rape, vigilante, rape and revenge, strong female lead, feminism, girl gang, female stockinged legs, female vigilante, girls with guns, female protagonist, exploitation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Don't Touch My Daughter (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young girl is kidnapped and molested by a classmate's father. The man she identifies is arrested and jailed, but is later released on bail. He calls the girl's mother and threatens to kidnap her daughter again, and this time kill her and ...
Plot: stalking, paranoia, teacher, assault, sexual abuse, abuse, miscarriage of justice, molestation, child molestation, family relations, divorce, kidnapping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
I Know What You Did (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A female lawyer who specialises in defending suspected rapists is left traumatised after she herself is assaulted in her own home.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, blackmail, police detective, rape, female lawyer, rape victim, dishonesty, life is a bitch, legal, witnessing a crime, protagonist as suspect, investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.7
 741
Dawn Patrol (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After the brutal murder of his beloved brother, a small-town surfer seeks revenge against the gang of merciless thugs he holds responsible. However, when another tragedy brings him face to face with the consequences of his actions, he must seek ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: revenge, murder, marine, desert, haunted by the past, danger, soldier, crimes, towel, bare breasts, sexy woman, storytelling ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Return to Sender (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A nurse living in small town goes on a blind date with a man who is not the person he says he is.
Style: surprise ending, captivating, thought provoking, psychological, suspense
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: rapist, rape victim, rape, rape and revenge, nurse, father daughter relationship, flirting, prison, revenge, crimes, crime, sexual abuse ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.8
 41
Victimized (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Matt Miller has spent his entire life living in the shadows of his brother. He believes if his brother were to disappear then so would all his problems. So one deadly night Matt decides to take matters into his own hands.
Plot: murder, revenge, brother brother relationship, gay, violence, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Ladies Club (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A raped policewoman forms a vigilante group of various rape victims. They abduct and castrate men whom have committed repeated violations of women, and got away with it through legal technicalities.
Style: rough, suspense, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: castration, misandry, revenge, rape, vigilante, female doctor, murder, courtroom, surgery, female protagonist, rape revenge, exploitation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.6
 6K
Nuts (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A high-class call girl kills a customer in self-defense. To avoid scandal, her parents try to have her declared mentally incompetent. Not helping matters is that she is very distrustful of everybody, including her court-appointed attorney, and is ...
Style: psychological, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, self defense, courtroom drama, court, prostitute, hearing, mental illness, crimes, call girl, heroes, fighting the system, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 7.6
 208K
Sleepers (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Two gangsters seek revenge on the state jail worker who during their stay at a youth prison sexually abused them. A sensational court hearing takes place to charge him for the crimes.
Style: disturbing, sadistic, suspenseful, serious, harsh ...
Plot: child abuse, pedophilia, prison rape, homosexual rape, childhood, courtroom drama, vengeance, pedophile, torture, haunted by the past, rape, murder trial ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, new york yankees, madison square garden manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.6
 309
Night Sins (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: A female FBI investigator takes over jurisdiction in Dear Lake, a small northern town just as a young boy is abducted. Her investigation leads to a bigger series of abductions and murders dating back over 20 years. Her investigation also brings her ...
Style: enigmatic, tense, melancholic, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: female protagonist, child murder investigation, search, policewoman, police, murder, religious fanatic, mind game, serial child killer, missing child, church, suicide ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.0
 634
Dirty Weekend (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Shortly after she moves into her own flat in Brighton, Bella finds she is being spied on and generally harassed by a man living across from her. Finally driven to solving the problem with a hammer, she realises she is then ready for a crusade ...
Plot: misogyny, best friend, death threat, death by suffocation, rape and revenge, revenge killing, girls with guns, fat man, bag over head, sexism, killing spree, sexual harassment ...
Place: england, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.2
 312
Wolf Lake (1980)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Canadian film where in ex-marine Steiger, unhinged by the death of his son in Vietnam, terrorizes a young couple
Plot: murder, deserter, war veteran, lake, revenge, revenge plot, rape, nudity (full frontal - brief), hunting, hit over the head with a bottle, seaplane, gang rape ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.7
 248K
A Few Good Men (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: When cocky military lawyer Lt. Daniel Kaffee and his co-counsel, Lt. Cmdr. JoAnne Galloway, are assigned to a murder case, they uncover a hazing ritual that could implicate high-ranking officials such as shady Col. Nathan Jessep.
Style: tense, earnest, twists and turns, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: courtroom drama, courtroom, army investigation, navy, u.s. navy, lawyer, marines, hotshot lawyer, trial, suicide, court, military ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: cuba, washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Her Final Fury: Betty Broderick, the Last Chapter (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The sequel to "A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story" in which Betty Broderick is on trial for the murder of her ex-husband and his new wife.
Plot: true crime, murder, revenge, lawyer, courtroom, divorce
Place: san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Indictment: The McMartin Trial (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: The McMartin family's lives are turned upside down when they are accused of serious child molestation. The family run a school for infants. An unqualified child cruelty "expert" videotapes the children describing outrageous stories of ...
Style: talky, serious, realistic, disturbing, clever ...
Plot: false accusation, sexual abuse, school, legal, courtroom, courtroom drama, media circus, fighting the system, life is a bitch, society, legal action, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: tahiti, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The 'Human' Factor (1975)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After his family is brutally murdered for an unknown reason, a computer engineer sets out to find those responsible.
Plot: murder, revenge, family, retribution, car accident, manhunt, murder of family, shooting a woman, showdown, woman shot, dead woman, terrorist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.3
 509
Sugar Cookies (1973)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A film producer murders his star actress during an erotic "game" and makes it look like suicide. The dead girl's lesbian lover discovers what happened, and plots her revenge.
Style: sexual, suspenseful, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: murder, revenge, mind game, crime, deadly, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, love and romance, crimes, gays and lesbians, couples, filmmaking ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Confession (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After his young son dies from the negligience of medical professionals at a hospital, Harry Fertig (Kinglsey) takes matters into his own hands and kills the negligent doctors responsible. Slick lawyer Roy Bleakie (Baldwin), looking only to win a ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, captivating, suspense
Plot: prayer, faith, courtroom, hotshot lawyer, death in the family, redemption, murder, moral dilemma, courtroom drama, legal investigation, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
An Appointment with Mr. Vield (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Samantha Anthony is a teenage girl who has been forced to deal with situations, which have made her wise far beyond her years. She's had to watch her mother spiral out-of-control while addicted to the drug meth. Lost a baby brother to CPS as a ...
Plot: drug use, revenge, coming of age, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Breaking the Silence (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Defending a teen charged with patricide drudges up dark memories for a lawyer.
Plot: patricide, childhood memory, sexual abuse, lawyer, childhood trauma, murder, courtroom, incest, son murders father, flashback, injury, male female relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%