Movies like Three Walls

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Three Walls (2003)
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Three Walls (2003)
Original name: 3 Deewarein
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Three men are on death row. Jaggu (Jackie Shroff), a lawyer and a poet, is serving a sentence for murdering his wife because she was cheating on him with another man. Nagya (Nagesh Kukunoor), a man angry with the whole world, is arrested for murdering his wife too, but he claims that it was an accident where she falls off the sidewalk while they were talking. Ishaan (Naseeruddin Shah), a happy-go-lucky man, is also arrested for murder that he commits while in the act of robbery. The prison's custodian is Mohan (Gulshan Grover), who attempts several methods to reform the prison's inmates. A documentary filmmaker, Chandrika (Juhi Chawla) comes to the jail to set a film about these three men. In the process, she finds redemption to her troubled marriage.
Style: tense, touching, bleak, serious, twists and turns, rough, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending, contemplative
Plot: prison, confined, prison life, introspection, crimes, hopes, murder, family problems, death row, redemption, criminal heroes, prisoner, escaped prisoner, friendship, friends, isolation, multiple storylines, poetry, flashback, multiple perspectives, deadly, crime
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india

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Most similar movies to Three Walls

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, murder, confined, prison, deadly, prison life and life is a bitch mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Three Walls: R (2010), Lion's Den (2008), Ghosted (2011), The Executioner's Song (1982), Chess Game (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: realistic, tense, captivating, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison life, prison, friendship, confined, gang, crimes, warden, muslim, murder, violence, jail cell, racial slur ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
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95%
Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story (2004)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Redemption tells the story of Stan "Tookie" Williams, founder of the Crips L.A. street gang. Story follows his fall into gang-banging, his prison term, and his work writing children's novels encouraging peace and anti-violence ...
Style: uplifting, emotional, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: redemption, death row, prison, gang, gangsters, hopes, human spirit, crimes, journalism, life is a bitch, lethal injection, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, future, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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Lion's Den (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Argentina, South Korea, Brazil, Spain
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Julia, a 25 year-old university student, two weeks pregnant, with no criminal record, is sent to prison. Julia murdered the father of her child. This story addresses maternity, jail and Justice; confinement, guilt and solitude; but above all it ...
Style: touching, serious, uplifting, rough, realistic ...
Plot: prison, fighting the system, confined, prison life, human spirit, life is a bitch, rebellion, single parent, human nature, murder, parents and children, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 646
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, jail cell, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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The Executioner's Song (1982)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In this fact-based film, Gary Gilmore, an Indiana man who just finished serving a lengthy stay in prison, tries to start anew by moving to Utah. Before long, Gary begins an ill-advised romance with the troubled Nicole Baker, a teenage single mother. ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Plot: murder, death sentence, death row, prison, courtroom drama, price of justice, confined, journalism, legal, going straight, crimes, true crime ...
Time: year 1976
Place: utah, usa
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78%
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Chess Game (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Mina (Priscila Fantin) is arrested for defrauding the Social Security and beyond to defend the other inmates need to escape from the prison director of surveillance (Tuca Andrada). The crime involved a Senator (Antonio Calloni), trying in every way ...
Style: psychological, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: mind game, prison life, criminal heroes, confined, rivalry, crimes, prison, strong female presence, psychological torture, graphic violence, corruption
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
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75%
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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: rough, disturbing, tense, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison life, violence spree, fish out of water, prison, downfall, life is a bitch, corrupt officer, haunted by the past, misfit, law enforcement, confined, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, united kingdom, britain
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74%
Jesse Stone: No Remorse (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Police Chief Jesse Stone, who was suspended by the Paradise, Mass. Town Council, begins moonlighting for his friend, State Homicide Commander Healy, by investigating a series of murders in Boston, leaving Rose and Suitcase to handle a crime spree in ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: murder, law enforcement, investigation, police investigation, crimes, murder investigation, mystery, small town, police officer, hit and run, chief of police, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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The Train: Some Lines Should Never Be Crossed... (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Vishal Dixit leads an ordinary life with his wife and daughter but his once idyllic marriage is crumbling. When he meets a beautiful married woman en route to work on the train, it sparks a torrid adulterous affair. Vishal soon finds that an ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: infidelity, murder, love and romance, family problems, couples, couple relations, dishonesty, crimes, disorder, dangerous attraction, life turned upside down, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Hours of the Day (2003)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Abel lives with his mother in a small town on the outskirts of Barcelona. His life, grey and boring, is based on the small family business, his mother's house, his girlfriend's bed, and the town bars. However under an appearance of quiet ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, psychological, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, mental illness, murder, crimes, family life, social relations, family relations, small town, store, small town life, insanity, mental breakdown ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Grace & Mercy (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In poor health and dead broke, Grace has a plan to provide a future for her young daughter. With the help of her sister Mercy, she robs her former employer. But an alarm goes off during the robbery and they escape into a nearby church. They hold the ...
Style: touching, uplifting, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: hostage, church, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, self discovery, clergy, family relations, hopes, society, on the run, criminal heroes, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Day Break (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Since the Islamic Revolution in Iran, capital punishment is carried out according to Islamic law, which gives the family of the victim ownership of the offender's life. Day Break - based on a compilation of true stories and shot inside ...
Style: disturbing, serious, suspenseful, rough, thought provoking ...
Plot: prison, death row, prison life, confined, pardon, society, legal, life is a bitch, injustice, legal action, law enforcement, forgiveness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.5
 102
Turn of Faith (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mob drama starring Ray 'Boom Boom' Mancini, Mia Sara and Costas Mandylor.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: friendship, buddies, betrayal, crimes, family business, clergy, dishonesty, organized crime, partners, friends, strip club, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Dog Pound (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Canada, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three juvenile delinquents arrive at a correctional center and are put under the care of an experienced guard.
Style: sincere, serious, tense, realistic, rough ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, juvenile prison, sodomy, prison, crimes, prison rape, going straight, youth, prison life, hopes, life is a bitch, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Offender (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Justice needs to be served at Britain's most notorious young offenders institute.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: crimes, confined, prison life, prison, life is a bitch, vengeance, vigilantism, chase, robbery, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, juvenile delinquency, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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: realistic, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: prison life, sexual abuse, criminal heroes, confined, crimes, crime gone awry, society, rebellion, buddies, life is a bitch, prison, physical abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Payback (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An escaped convict tracks down the cop who put him away.
Style: tense, psychological, suspense, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, prison, track down, crimes, murder, confined, law enforcement, rivalry, isolation, convict, showdown, escaped prisoner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
What Doesn't Kill You (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two childhood friends from South Boston turn to crime as a way to get by, ultimately causing a strain in their personal lives and their friendship.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, rough ...
Plot: friendship, tough law enforcer, heist, infidelity, downfall, buddies, family problems, crimes, haunted by the past, friends, criminal heroes, legal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 5.2
 740
Civil Brand (2002)
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: tense, disturbing, rough, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, prison, injustice, human spirit, prison life, social decay, juvenile delinquency, hopes, sexual abuse, racism, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Least Among Saints (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A haunted soldier just back from war and a boy who has never known peace in his home life embark on a life-changing journey as they become unlikely friends — and one another’s last shot at redemption.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, captivating, tense ...
Plot: friendship, haunted by the past, family problems, redemption, escapades, orphan, boy, journey, crimes, friends, addiction, country ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Breathless (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Sang-hoon is a lowlife gangster, a debt collector exercising thuggish ways to collect his money. The recipient of nothing but anger since his childhood, he expresses himself through violence. When he finally encounters someone who can stand up to ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, rough, emotional
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, going straight, self discovery, friendship, crimes, hopes, starting over, redemption, hitman, loan shark, rebellious youth, child in peril ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.4
 635
Prison Song (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Elijah has been bounced from group home to group home throughout his turbulent young life. What has sustained him is his art. After a promised scholarship is taken away, Elijah ends up in a fight that result in the death of another boy. Now, ...
Style: serious, captivating, sincere, rough, realistic ...
Plot: prison, injustice, hip hop, juvenile delinquency, musician's life, criminal heroes, prison life, redemption, youth, life is a bitch, crimes, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.2
 1K
2:22 (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The plan was easy; the job was not. On a snowy night a tight crew of four criminals plan to pull off a routine heist. When things go horribly wrong, friendship, loyalty and trust are pushed to the limit.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, confined, disorder, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, crime boss, suspect, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), new year ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 6.7
 17K
The Escapist (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Frank Perry is an institutionalized convict twelve years into a life sentence without parole. When his estranged daughter falls ill, he is determined to make peace with her before it's too late. He develops an ingenious escape plan, and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, harsh, twists and turns ...
Plot: prison, crimes, prison life, fugitives, prison escape, going straight, terminal illness, escape, tunnel, tragedy, brutality, existentialism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Jesse Stone: Innocents Lost (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jesse investigates the suspicious death of a young friend while the police force deals with the arrogant new police chief who is the son-in-law of a town councilman.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: investigation, false accusation, mystery, murder, crimes, law enforcement, quitting job, small town, police officer, tattoo, flashback, gymnasium ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new england, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.7
 667
Morgan's Ferry (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three escaped convicts hide out in the home a reclusive woman as they wait to catch a ferry.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: on the run, fall in love, dangerous attraction, criminal heroes, confined, woman in danger, isolation, crimes, fugitives, couples, manhunt, escaped prisoner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.0
 113
Bloodlines (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: After Elaine Hopkin is found dead, apparent an OD suicide, her firstborn Mark wouldn't even inform his dad James Hopkin, who was locked up for murder. Kid sister Justine, a cocky uniformed cop, goes visit him, only to learn he was just ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: investigation, murder, mystery, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, intrigue, law enforcement, righting the wronged, parents and children, police, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.0
 2K
Top Dog (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hooligan boss Billy Evans has it all - a successful business, a beautiful family and respect on the terraces. But when he clashes with gangster Mickey over a backstreet proetection racket, Billy soon finds himself out of his depth as they look to ...
Style: rough, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, ambition, downfall, crimes, gang, unfulfillment, criminal heroes, blind ambition, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, sexual content, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.3
 197
Cost of a Soul (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Wounded in the war, Tommy Donahue and DD Davis return home from Iraq to the slum neighborhood they grew up in. Tommy returns to his wife, Faith, whom he abandoned while she was pregnant to escape a life of crime. Tommy meets his disabled six ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: murder, racism, iraq war, crimes, urban ghetto, haunted by the past, homecoming, society, gang, family problems, war veteran, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.8
 1K
Senseless (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Elliott Gast (Jason Behr) is quickly climbing the corporate ladder of international commerce, negotiating deals to generate large fortunes for giant corporations. His success makes him the target for political extremists who kidnap him and broadcast ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, scary ...
Plot: reality, missing person, confined, captivity, isolation, terrorism, prison life, hostage, internet, politics, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%