Movies like Fast-Walking

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Fast-Walking (1982)
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Fast-Walking (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A dirty corrections officer gets involved in a murder plot involving one of the inmates.
Style: clever, rough, bleak, serious, biting, suspense, realistic, cynical, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: prison, murder, crimes, militant, confined, prison life, stoners, unlikely partners, escape, cons and scams, security guard, revolutionary, corrupt, female nudity, sex scene, male nudity, corruption, nudity (full frontal - brief), pubic hair, female full frontal nudity, black, crime
Time: 80s
Place: usa, oregon

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Most similar movies to Fast-Walking

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and suspenseful films with plots about prison, confined, prison life, crimes, life is a bitch, murder and society mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Fast-Walking: Women of San Quentin (1983), Mean Dog Blues (1978), The Glass House (1972), Attica (1980), Short Eyes (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Women of San Quentin (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young female prison guard finds out that her first assignment is to San Quentin, one of the toughest prisons in the country.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, rough
Plot: prison, gender, battle of the sexes, confined, power relations, chaos and mayhem, prison life, women's prison, prisoner, female warden
Time: 80s
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95%
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Mean Dog Blues (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Former TV documentary filmmaker Mel Stuart tries to inject an acceptable degree of verisimilitude in Mean Dog Blues. A victim of circumstance, country and western musician Paul Ramsey (Gregg Henry) finds himself on a Southern chain gang. Captain ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, rough, bleak ...
Plot: prison, false accusation, escape, injustice, tough heroes, power relations, life is a bitch, crimes, dishonesty, betrayal, confined, prison life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
The Glass House (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Adapted from a story by Truman Capote ("In Cold Blood"), the world of the prison convict is open to the viewer. As the story develops, one thing becomes clear. As in the outside world, there is a "system"; and just as on the ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: prison, introspection, fish out of water, prison life, human nature, moral dilemma, rebelliousness, confined, criminal heroes, rebellion, fighting the system, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, utah
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82%
Whitewash: The Clarence Brandley Story (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Clarence Brandley, a black man wrongly accused in 1980 of the murder of a 16-year-old white high school girl named Cheryl Ferguson. Brandley worked at Conroe High School, where Ferguson was visiting as a member of the ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, suspenseful, emotional, serious ...
Plot: prison, fighting the system, confined, uncover truth, courtroom drama, false accusation, society, law enforcement, legal, dishonesty, legal action, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Attica (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A behind the scenes look of the 1971 prisoners revolt at the Attica prison.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: prison, rebellion, fighting the system, hostage, prison riot, tough heroes, misfit, society, law enforcement, criminal heroes, politics, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s, year 1971
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Short Eyes (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young man who is charged with child molestation is placed in New York City’s infamous Tombs prison. When the other inmates in his cell block find out what he is charged with, life becomes extremely difficult for him.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, rough ...
Plot: prison, prison life, bullying, rape, misfit, rivalry, crimes, criminal heroes, gays and lesbians, society, confined, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
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78%
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Weeds (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A San Quentin inmate, sentenced to life without paroll, writes a play that catches the interest of a reporter.
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, rough
Plot: prison, prison life, redemption, strong sexual content, criminal heroes, follow your dream, nudity (full frontal - brief), optimism, writer's life, lifestyle, hopes, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Andersonville Trial (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A dramatization of the 1865 war-crimes trial of Henry Wirz, commandant of the notorious Confederate POW camp at Andersonville, Georgia.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: legal, military, courtroom, american civil war, prison, confined, life is a bitch, legal investigation, army investigation, crimes, society, against humanity ...
Time: 19th century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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K-11 (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Raymond Saxx Jr., a powerful record producer, wakes from a drug-induced blackout to find himself locked up and classified "K-11." Plunged into a nightmarish world ruled by a transsexual diva named Mousey, Raymond is truly a fish out of ...
Style: psychological, serious, rough, bleak, tense ...
Plot: prison life, prison, transsexual, confined, fish out of water, hopes, gender, violence, power relations, misfit, gays and lesbians, sex maniac ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Black August (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The last 14 months of George Jackson's life was an existence under subjective and objective conditions in California's industrial prison complex. George Jackson would spend 11 years in jail (7 of which were in solitary confinement) for a ...
Style: thought provoking, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: prison, racism, solitary, prison life, confined, rebellion, fighting the system, against the rules, injustice, militant, rebelliousness, price of justice ...
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Detention (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After some personal trauma, Wilson Walmsley is invited to work as a substitute teacher in a suburban public high school. He finds lack of authority and interest in the school direction and teacher body; uncontrolled and abusive students in an ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, biting, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, graphic violence, rebellion, confined, hardcase students, crimes, youth, society, nudity (full frontal - brief), social relations, undisciplined, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Jailbait (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Randy commits a crime that would normally get him probation and a hefty fine, but in the "three-strikes" world of justice, he finds himself locked up for 25 years. His cellmate Jake is a congenial yet remorseless lifer who casually informs ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: prison, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, prison life, power relations, confined, fighting the system, going straight, murder, false accusation, sexual abuse, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Big Bang Love, Juvenile A (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Big Bang Love tells the story of two young prisoners from different backgrounds whose bond transcends their pasts. This stunning, imaginative film has been adapted from Masaki Ato's homoerotic graphic novel. Two beautiful young men become ...
Style: serious, rough, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, prison, gays and lesbians, prison life, friendship, investigation, murder investigation, surrealism, crimes, pyramid, avant-garde, homoeroticism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Fuehrer Ex (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ingo Hasselbach, whose parents were Communist Party members in East Germany during his childhood, has lived at both ends of the political seesaw. The question of how people reach a change of heart is a profound one; Hasselbach describes the external ...
Style: serious, disturbing, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: prison, fascism, friendship, politics, racism, moral dilemma, youth, prison life, obsession, escape, berlin wall, homosexual rape ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, german democratic republic, europe, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Scrubbers (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two girls escape from an open borstal for two very different reasons; Annetta to attempt to visit her baby daughter, who is being raised in a convent; and Carol, who hopes to be recaptured and sent to a closed borstal where she knows her girlfriend ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: prison, survival, women's prison, graphic violence, escape, kids in trouble, school, prison life, society, confined, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Tangier (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In August 1996, bus drivers Marcel Van Loock and Wim Moreels are apprehended by the Moroccan Customs for drug trafficking. Inside their bus, hidden behind a false compartment, they have discovered 700 pounds of hashish. Although the owner of the bus ...
Style: serious, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Plot: prison, smuggling, prison life, survival, false accusation, life is a bitch, dishonesty, injustice, graphic violence, corrupt law enforcer, false arrest, corrupt officer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: morocco, africa, antwerp
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Blind Injustice (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A blind woman finds herself the target of an attacker again after the person originally convicted of her rape is found to be innocent of the crime.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Plot: prison life, disability, prison, injustice, crimes, life is a bitch, confined, false accusation, woman in danger, criminal's revenge, blindness, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The 19th Wife (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fundamentalist sect member BeckyLyn is accused of killing her husband. Queenie, another wife in the polygamist sect, doesn't believe BeckyLyn is capable of such violence and desperate to prove her innocence reaches out to her excommunicated son ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: murder, false accusation, righting the wronged, church, religions or cults, estrangement, society, uncover truth, oracle, dishonesty, on the run, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Onion Field (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Greg Powell, a disturbed ex-con, recruits Jimmy Youngblood (Smith) a petty thief, as partner in crime. Powell panics when they two of are pulled over by two cops for tail lights. Powell decides to kidnap the cops and Smith goes along with his crazy ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: death sentence, courtroom drama, police officer killed, crimes, police investigation, murder, kidnapping, law enforcer killer, haunted by the past, confined, legal, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Vendetta (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A sexy stuntwoman gets herself thrown into prison to avenge the death of her sister.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: prison, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, women's prison, vengeance, prison gang, gays and lesbians, investigation, gang, confined, life is a bitch, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Wild Seven (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this darkly karmic vision of Arizona, a man who breathes nothing but ill will begins a noxious domino effect as quickly as an uncontrollable virus kills. As he exits Arizona State Penn after twenty-one long years, Wilson has only one thing on the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, cons and scams, criminal's revenge, frame up, vengeance, going straight, crimes, false accusation, brutality, life is a bitch, escape, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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 ⇓
43%
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Cool Money (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Charismatic thief Bobby Comfort escapes from prison, clears himself of all charges, and returns to a home life he finds unsatisfying. Though he is devoted to his wife and daughter, his old life comes calling, both figuratively and literally, in the ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: gang, heist, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, cons and scams, jail, hotel, prison, disorder, jewel thief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Hours of Light (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: September 1987. In a shootout with police, Juan Jose Garfia makes a triple murder. Sentenced to more than one hundred years, is a rebel prisoner, clever and elusive that it has nothing to lose and nobody to worry about. In 1991, manages to escape ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, captivating
Plot: rehabilitation, unlikely couple, confined, redemption, prison life, romance, hopes, crimes, prison, impossible love, love affair, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
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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, realistic, serious
Plot: prison, criminal, prison life, escape, heist, human spirit, tough heroes, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, confined, rise and fall, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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October (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In October 1970, one group from the Front de Liberation du Quebec kidnapped the British Consul in Montreal. Few days later, a second group did the same with one of the Minister of the Quebec Government. If the first was released, the second was ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: kidnapping, murder, terrorism, working class, rebellion, confined, state affairs, crimes, politics, good versus evil, society, revolution ...
Time: 70s, year 1970
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Have You Seen My Son (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A woman fears for her son's health when her ex-husband kidnaps him.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, rough, suspenseful
Plot: kidnapping, confined, obsessive quest, crimes, parents and children, couple relations, missing child, family relations, family problems, marriage, father son relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, oregon, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.1
 2K
Slam (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Slam tells the story of Ray Joshua, an original, gifted young MC trapped in a war-zone housing project known as Dodge City. Unable to find a job, Ray copes with the despair and poverty of his neighborhood by using his wits and verbal talent. Written ...
Style: talky, psychological, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: gang, crimes, bittersweet, going straight, performer's life, drug dealing, hopes, fighting the system, life is a bitch, confined, writer's life, false accusation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Reform School Girl (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Donna is sent to a reform school to take the fall for bad boy Vince. Inside, she makes friends and learns about herself.
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, sexual, rough ...
Plot: prison, courtroom, youth, gays and lesbians, juvenile delinquency, rivalry, crimes, society, life is a bitch, ambition, teenage life, prison life ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%