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Under Lock and Key (1995)
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Under Lock and Key (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An FBI agent goes undercover in a women's prison to find evidence hidden by a drug dealer's ex-girlfriend. After she is taken off the case, she finds that the drug dealer has kidnapped her daughter. She enlists the help of one of her prison guards, and together they take on the drug dealer's mob
Style: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, kidnapping, danger, undercover, prison guard, forced to strip, lesbian rape, crimes, fashion, drug abuse, special agents, confined, battles, missing person, drug dealing, partners, injustice, crime, secret agents, fugitives, working undercover, chases and races, dishonesty, master criminal, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, crime, rivalry, deadly, female nudity, law enforcement and chases and races mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Under Lock and Key: Girls in Prison (1994), Caged Fury (1990), Zero Tolerance (1994), Face of Terror (2004), American Yakuza (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Girls in Prison (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Framed for the murder of a record company president in 1952 Hollywood, young, aspiring singer Aggie O'Hanlon is sentenced to life in prison and tries to adjust to her life life behind bars in a hellish womens prison where she is befriended by ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: prison, women in prison, women's prison, frame up, false accusation, wrongful conviction, prison riot, anger, mccarthyism, murder, lust, life is a bitch ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: usa
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Caged Fury (1990)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Kat arrives in Los Angeles to audition for movies. However, after meeting a sleazy producer, she and her new friend find themselves in a women's prison run by sadistic guards and a lesbian warden.
Style: sexual, rough, suspenseful, erotic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sexual abuse, woman in danger, prison, women's prison, sexploitation, life is a bitch, rescue, dishonesty, confined, chases and races, danger, injustice ...
Time: 80s
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100%
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 504
Zero Tolerance (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After surviving a sneak attack on himself and fellow agents Jimmy and Gene as they were transporting drug kingpin Raymond Manta out of a Mexican jail, FBI agent Jeff Douglas becomes an uwitting pawn of the White Hand drug cartel. Mistakenly told ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, rough, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, drug abuse, rivalry, tough law enforcer, crime, criminal's revenge, hostages, crimes, special agents, master criminal, law enforcement, one man army ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, mexico, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.3
 428
Face of Terror (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A police officer searching for his missing sister in Spain uncovers a terrorist cell.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, drug dealing, confined, secret agents, police investigation, undercover, terrorism, partners against crime, race against time, life is a bitch, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, barcelona, usa, los angeles, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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American Yakuza (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Nick Davis leaves prison after one year in solitaire, he is hired to operate forklift in a warehouse in the harbor owned by the Japanese Yakuza patriarch Isshin Tendo. The place is assaulted by the Italian Mafia leaded by Dino Campanela and ...
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, exciting, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, martial arts, mafia, undercover agent, yakuza, organized crime, espionage, gang, tough law enforcer, chases and races, special agents, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Women's Prison Massacre (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Emanuelle, a reporter, comes just a little too close to exposing a corrupt official, and is sent to prison on trumped-up charges. In the prison, the inmates are constantly humiliated and tortured by the prison staff. Overly affectionate prisoners ...
Style: sexual, bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, women's prison, exploitation, violence, lesbian sex, rape, torture, corrupt official, wrongfully committed, captivity, injustice, tough heroes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Beyond the Law (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dan Saxon is an undercover cop who infiltrates a biker gang to nail the scum behind a drug-smuggling operation. In order to maintain the trust of the gang's leader, he must commit ever more dangerous and heinous crimes. Just how far ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, special agents, undercover, police corruption, working undercover, gang, drug dealing, dishonesty, police investigation, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.9
 968
Ring of Death (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On the inside, there are no rules. See what happens when Prison Officials Profit from Illegal fights.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, frame up, contests and competitions, criminal's revenge, police investigation, criminal heroes, track down, undercover, tough guy, ex cop, partners against crime, crime ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: rough, sexual, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: prison, sexual abuse, false accusation, exploitation, sexploitation, escape, captivity, vengeance, prison life, deadly, injustice, transvestism ...
Time: 90s
Place: czech republic, europe, prague, prague czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.1
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Naked Lies (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: FBI agent Cara Landry is sent on an undercover assignment to gather evidence on Damian Medina, a Mexican casino owner running a counterfeiting operation for the Cali drug cartel...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forgery, partners, deadly, danger, intrigue, crime, police investigation, criminal heroes, undercover, partners against crime, drug dealing, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico city, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
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The Shepherd (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Texas cop battles ex-navy seals who are trying to traffic drugs from Mexico into the USA.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, martial arts, mercenary, government agent, border patrol, swat team, drug dealing, partners, partners against crime, police investigation, tough law enforcer, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, mexico, new orleans, latin america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Policewomen (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A lady cop infiltrates an all-female criminal gang.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, girl gang, exploitation, police, interrogation, heist, graphic violence, escape, rivalry, crimes, prison life, prison ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Chained Heat (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Linda Blair plays Carol, a young woman who must serve 18 months in prison after drink driving and killing a man. The prison turns out to be brimming with decadence, corruption and sleaze, where the other female inmates are sadistic crack-selling ...
Style: rough, sexual, bleak, realistic, serious ...
Plot: sexual abuse, sadism, prison, racism, prostitute, women's prison, captivity, lesbian sex, sexploitation, kids in trouble, injustice, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Boiling Point (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Red is an aging scam-artist who's just been released from prison together with Ronnie, a young and not-so-bright hoodlum who is easily manipulated. Their new business is to organize fake-money sales and then kill the buyer to take his money; ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, murder, investigation, prison, crimes, crime, redemption, working undercover, master criminal, vengeance, special agents, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Black Mama White Mama (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When two troublemaking female prisoners (one a revolutionary, the other a former harem-girl) can't seem to get along, they are chained together and extradited for safekeeping. The women, still chained together, stumble, stab, and cat-fight ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, psychotronic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: women in prison, jungle, prostitute, women's prison, racial tension, prison, sexual desire, opposites attract, deadly, false accusation, injustice, sexual abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.2
 299
The Devil's 8 (1969)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Devil's 8 is a 1969 film from American International Pictures. It is about a Federal agent (Christopher George) who recruits six convicts to bust a moonshine ring.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Plot: undercover, moonshine, crimes, rivalry, prison, working undercover, prison life, battles, law enforcement, deadly, gang, criminal heroes ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 2.3
 441
Death Toll (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: New Orleans has the No. 1 per capita murder rating in the nation. A decade earlier the city was dubbed the "Murder Capital of the Country." Drugs and violence controlled the streets, taking a toll on the city's law enforcement, ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, street gang, undercover, police corruption, track down, law enforcement, dishonesty, partners against crime, partners, danger, master criminal, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Road House 2: Last Call (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Shane Tanner, the son of a legendary cooler named Dalton, learns that his uncle Nate got beat up by a group of men because he doesn't want to sell his bar, The Black Pelican, to a bunch of drug dealers. To help out his uncle, Shane teams up ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar, gunfight, tough guy, gang, vengeance, vigilantism, against the odds, drug abuse, buddies, drug dealing, crimes, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: louisiana
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38%
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Breach of Trust (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: For opposite reasons, an undercover federal agent and a small time hood join forces to take on a union of drug lords and dirty cops.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: computer, cartel, partners, on the run, betrayal, criminal's revenge, investigation, master criminal, chases and races, secret agents, crime, hitman ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Scenes of the Crime (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young man about to get married earns extra cash by driving a local mobster, but things go awry when the mobster is shot dead by a rival crime boss.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, crimes, crime gone awry, rivalry, deadly, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gangsters, gang, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles
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38%
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The Sweeper (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young renegade undercover cop with a propensity for violence and a past history involving the murder of his cop father and the remainder of his family is recruited by a vigilante group with a leader who wants only to kill all criminals and those ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, police officer, police shootout, vigilante, working undercover, crimes, police detective, gang, chase, criminal heroes, society, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.1
 2K
No Way Back (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When F.B.I. Agent Zack Grant's partner is killed during a blown-up operation, he attempts to find the person responsible. Mafiaso Frank Serlano believes Zack is responsible for his only sons death in the same operation and kidnaps Zacks son to ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, undercover, kidnapping, female agent, hate crime, hostage, law enforcement, confined, vengeance, murder, working undercover, stewardess ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 831
Vice (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Michael Madsen stars as Max Walker, a down-and-out cop who becomes the target of a bloodthirsty drug cartel after he leads a narcotics bust to intercept a large shipment of heroin. When someone starts picking off his team members -- and the drugs ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, police investigation, partners, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, dishonesty, partners against crime, deadly, crime gone awry, law enforcement, undercover, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary
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38%
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 1K
Epicenter (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Epicenter concerns brassy, beautiful Amanda Foster, a down-on-her-luck Los Angeles detective who's been assigned to protect a mobster-turned-State's-Witness, Nick Constantine, from the mob. On the night of the assignment, the city is ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female agent, special agents, partners, chaos and mayhem, forces of nature, danger, survival, escapades, crimes, earthquake, mother daughter relationship, hitman ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, san francisco, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Rapid Fire (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: College student Jake Lo is pursued by smugglers, mobsters and crooked federal agents after he witnesses a murder by a Mafia kingpin.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, police corruption, gangsters, police investigation, fighting crime, danger, tough law enforcer, machismo, murder, undercover, gang war, male female relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, los angeles, usa, china, bangkok thailand ...
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38%
Emmanuelle in Hell (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Emanuelle goes undercover into a prison to expose the corrupted officials who are brutalizing the inmates. Emanuelle is shocked by the horrors and humiliation the prisoners are subjected to, but when her true identity is discovered, she finds ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, disturbing, bleak, psychotronic ...
Plot: women's prison, prison, woman in danger, hidden identity, working undercover, sexual abuse, danger, price of justice, prison life, uncover truth, investigation, undercover ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Hell Behind the Bars (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A woman murders her boyfriends and steals some diamonds he has smuggled. She gets found out though, and locked in a prison with an evil sadistic lesbian warden. She immediately sets about planning her escape with some of her fellow inmates, but the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, prison, women's prison, confined, gays and lesbians, deadly, assassination, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, chases and races, working undercover ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.1
 387
Women in Fury (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Brazil
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The young, pretty and shy Angela Duvall is jailed for murder in some Latin American country. In the prison she gets brutally "initiated" by the other inmates. The nice, honest and handsome prison doctor believe she's innocent and ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, sexual, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lesbian rape, jungle, prison, violence, captivity, confined, fugitives, rivalry, gays and lesbians, life is a bitch, chases and races, escape ...
Time: 80s
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.4
 2K
Indian (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 178 min.
Story: DCP Raksekhar Azad (Raj) is an invincible cop with a great aim. He arrests a terrorist by the name of Khan. But Khan lands in a prison cell that looks cushier than the Buckingham Palace. However, this gets Raj promoted, and he is congratulated by ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, vigilantism, frame up, danger, confined, dishonesty, deadly, partners against crime, bollywood, political corruption, idealism, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Living & Dying (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four desperate bank robbers are forced to abandon their lucrative heist plans and become the reluctant heroes when two of their hostages turn out to be psychotic killers who won't stop until everyone in the bank has been ruthlessly slaughtered. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, deadly, hitman, tough heroes, disorder, kidnapping, danger, master criminal, unlikely criminals, crimes, on the run ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%