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Murderous Maids (2000)
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Murderous Maids (2000)
Original name: Les Blessures assassines
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Based on the true story of two chambermaids (the Papin sisters) of 1930s France who murdered their employer and her daughter. Christine Papin (Sylvie Testud), and Léa Papin (Julie-Marie Parmentier) are sisters with an already troubled past. Madame Lancelin takes them into her home and employs the girls as maids. Christine sees in Madame Lancelin an ideal mother figure — in spite of her severity. But their wretched background — an indifferent mother and drunken abusive father — casts a shadow over the girls and over time their ill-fated situation darkens. The sisters withdraw into themselves and finish by committing the worst — killing Madame Lancelin and her daughter after six years of service, on the 2 February 1933 in Le Mans.
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, suspense, exciting, captivating
Plot: lesbian incest, murder, sexual relations, master and servant, couple relations, crimes, family relations, couples, infidelity, violence, true crime, double murder, lesbianism, mental illness, anger, domestic servant, sister sister relationship, employer, lesbian, youth, parents and children, gays and lesbians, society, humble, siblings relations ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: france, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and tense films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), family relations and female nudity mostly in Drama, Crime and Biography genres. Some movies like Murderous Maids: Sister My Sister (1994), American Translation (2011), Dance with a Stranger (1985), Provoked: A True Story (2006), Murder One (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Sister My Sister (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The film is based on a true incident in Le Mans, France in 1933 called the Papin murder case, where two sisters brutally murdered their employer and her daughter. The murder shocked the country, and there was much speculation about the sisters, ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: lesbian incest, incest, lesbianism, isolation, obsession, murder, widow, love and romance, society, social differences, power relations, master and servant ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
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American Translation (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A sexually ambiguous Frenchman tours his native countryside with his naive American lover in pursuit of the ultimate thrill. From the moment they meet, brooding Chris (Pierre Perrier) and the beautiful Aurore (Lizzie Brocherè) fall instantly and ...
Style: erotic, realistic, serious, disturbing, sexy ...
Plot: young lovers, serial killer, love affair, crimes, murder, destructive relationship, romance, love and romance, couple relations, couples, gay, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Dance with a Stranger (1985)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Ruth Ellis, the last woman hanged in Britain, Mike Newell's Dance With a Stranger (1985) concentrates on Ellis's (Richardson) short-lived relationship with motor-racing driver David Blakely (Rupert Everett).
Style: disturbing, psychological, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, obsession, death sentence, nudity (full frontal - brief), female criminal, true crime, single mother, nightclub, crimes, graphic violence, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: england, europe, london, tokyo, california
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100%
Provoked: A True Story (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, India
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Provoked is the true story of Kiranjit Ahluwalia, a Punjabi woman who moved to London after her marriage with Deepak Ahluwalia. Her husband seemed caring at first but then began to beat her up. He started drinking a lot and sleeping around with ...
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: wife murders husband, murder, arranged marriage, prison, hopes, hotshot lawyer, crimes, life is a bitch, fighting the system, family problems, courtroom drama, domestic violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe, punjab
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Murder One (1988)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: This crime drama is based on the true story of Billy Isaacs. Freshly escaped from prison, Isaac is picked up by his brothers, and the entire dysfunctional brood embarks on a crime spree that takes them through a dozen states, claiming the lives of ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), mass murder, true crime, murder of family, rape, prison, siblings relations, strong sexual content, violence spree, human nature, death row ...
Time: 70s
Place: maryland, georgia
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100%
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The Krays (1990)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Krays is a film based on the lives and crimes of the British gangsters Ronald and Reginald Kray, twins who are often referred to as The Krays and were active in London in the 1960s.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: gangsters, twins, murder, family relations, world war two, gang, crimes, ballet, couples, lookalikes, men hatred, siblings relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1940s, 50s, 70s
Place: london, england, europe
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100%
Fatal Honeymoon (2012)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on a true story, Fatal Honeymoon tells the shocking story and controversy surrounding a newlywed who tragically dies on her dream honeymoon and the subsequent investigation as to whether or not her husband was guilty of killing her.
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, uncover truth, couple relations, woman in danger, crimes, couples, law enforcement, infidelity, life is a bitch, who done it, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, alabama, usa
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100%
Serial Killer 1 (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The hunt, capture and trial of Guy Georges, one of France's most notorious serial killer.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, non-linear
Plot: police investigation, murder, crimes, law enforcement, serial killer, riddles and clues, obsession, uncover truth, murder suspect, murder trial, killer, police ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1991, year 1995, year 2001
Place: france, paris france
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100%
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Henry & June (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 136 min.
Story: While traveling in Paris, author Henry Miller and his wife, June, meet Anais Nin, and sexual sparks fly as Nin starts an affair with the openly bisexual June. When June is forced to return to the U.S., she gives Nin her blessing to sleep with her ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, melancholic, sexual ...
Plot: love triangle, strong sexual content, romance, love affair, couple relations, writer's life, cheating wife, couples, love and romance, womanizer, lifestyle, sexual relations ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1931, year 1932
Place: paris france, europe
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100%
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Gigola (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: George, a charismatic and adventurous young woman, born from an old, catholic family, falls in love, in her teens, with a female teacher named Sybil. Devastated by her lover's eventual suicide, some years later, George embarks on an exciting ...
Style: sexy, stylized, erotic, suspenseful, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, murder, lifestyle, lesbian, destructive relationship, gangsters, nightlife, couples, crimes, sexual relations, lesbian sex, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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100%
The Two Mr. Kissels (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Drama based on a true story. Rich, high-flying brothers Robert and Andrew Kissel seemingly have everything: beautiful wives who love them, great jobs and huge houses. But beneath the surface lie resentments and secrets that will eventually be their ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: dishonesty, crimes, mystery, couples, family relations, couple relations, infidelity, murder, cons and scams, siblings relations, cocaine, tattoo ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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100%
The Pastor's Wife (2011)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Matthew Winkler, a beloved minister who, in 2006, was found shot and killed in his Selmer, Tennessee home, his wife and young daughters missing. Authorities soon zeroed in on Matthew's wife, Mary, as the prime suspect ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, investigation, marital rape, social relations, crimes, small town, domestic violence, preacher, court, under the surface, small town life, pastor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tennessee, usa
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100%
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Star 80 (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Paul Snider is a narcissistic, small time hustler who fancies himself a ladies man. His life changes when he meets Dorothy Stratten working behind the counter of a Dairy Queen.
Style: disturbing, serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: playboy, crimes of passion, jealous husband, obsession, rise and fall, fame, murder, couple relations, crumbling marriage, couples, family problems, fall in love ...
Time: 80s, year 1978, 70s
Place: vancouver, california, los angeles
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Young Adam (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young drifter working on a river barge disrupts his employers' lives while hiding the fact that he knows more about a dead woman found in the river than he admits.
Style: serious, neo noir, realistic, enigmatic, disturbing ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, destructive relationship, murder, couple relations, mysterious character, drifter, crimes, court case, dishonesty, investigation, sexual relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1954, 50s
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland, europe, edinburgh scotland
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Lizzie Borden Took an Ax (2014)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lizzie Borden Took An Ax chronicles the scandal and enduring mystery surrounding Lizzie Borden, who was tried in 1892 for axing her parents to death. As the case rages on, the courtroom proceedings fuel an enormous amount of sensationalized stories ...
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, slasher, tense ...
Plot: courtroom drama, murder, family relations, legal, crimes, courtroom, axe murder, father daughter relationship, acquittal, strong female presence, morphine, party ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: usa, massachusetts
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100%
Vengeance is Mine (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A thief, a murderer, and a charming lady-killer, Iwao Enokizu (Ken Ogata) is on the run from the police. Director Shohei Imamura turns this fact-based story—about the seventy-eight-day killing spree of a remorseless man from a devoutly Catholic ...
Style: tense, realistic, disturbing, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, parents and children, on the run, crimes, violence spree, prostitute, father son relationship, sex scene, violence, sex, vengeance, woman undressing ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Bad Boys (2003)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The story bases on four Finnish brothers, nicknamed 'the Eura Daltons' who received nation-wide notoriety for tearing gas pumps apart when they needed cash. The cast is an impressive one: the brothers are portrayed by Peter Franzen, Lauri ...
Style: disturbing, rough, atmospheric, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, juvenile delinquency, youth, criminal heroes, misfit, social misfits, family problems, family relations, parents and children, dysfunctional family, society, young love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, finland
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Bandit Queen (1994)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Born a lower-caste girl in rural India's patriarchal society, "married" at 11, repeatedly raped and brutalized, Phooland Devi finds freedom only as an avenging warrior, the eponymous Bandit Queen. Devi becomes a kind a bloody Robin ...
Style: disturbing, rough, bleak, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: gang, poverty, kidnapping, vengeance, sexism, militant, bandit, crimes, village life, rape, assassination, sexual abuse ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 60s, year 1981, year 1968 ...
Place: india, asia
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Amber's Story (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: This is the tragic and true story of the abduction of Amber Hagerman. Her family and the community's efforts to find her and bring her kidnapper to justice prove to be a groundbreaking movement toward implementing a government-run tracking ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, tense
Plot: kidnapping, missing child, family relations, family problems, injustice, society, crimes, life is a bitch, obsession, parents and children, confined, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002, year 1997, year 1999 ...
Place: usa, texas
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In the Name of My Daughter (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In 1976 in Nice, Agnes, the daughter of the owner of the Palais de la Méditerranée, falls in love with an older lawyer.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, realistic, touching ...
Plot: casino, crimes, intrigue, rivalry, love affair, fall in love, betrayal, love and romance, family relations, obsession, parents and children, mother daughter conflict ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 2000s
Place: france, french riviera, nice france, geneva switzerland, south of france
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Raising Jeffrey Dahmer (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the mass murderer Jeffrey Dahmer, the events within the family behind, and leading up to, his capture
Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, family relations, psychopath, human nature, crimes, family problems, parents and children, haunted by the past, father son relationship, violence spree, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, 60s, contemporary, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: usa
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Sade (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man prepares himself to be transferred to a detention center and rest home where he will relive one more time the highlights of his youth.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, melancholic, sexy ...
Plot: s&m, convent, revolution, debauchery, prison, sexual relations, couples, couple relations, murder, rebellion, rebelliousness, seduction ...
Time: 1790s, 18th century
Place: france, paris france
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50%
The Elegant Criminal (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: On 9 January 1836, Pierre Lacenaire goes to the guillotine, a murderer and a thief. He gives Allard, a police inspector, his life story, written while awaiting execution. He also asks Allard to care for Hermine, a lass to whom he has been guardian ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: murder, death row, criminal heroes, confined, legal, rise and fall, society, crimes, gay subtext, breaking the fourth wall, death sentence, gay interest ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: europe, france
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Sada (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Nobuhiko Obayashi, director of the cult horror/comedy "House," gives his unique spin on the true story of Sada Abe, who strangled her lover and cut off his genitals as a keepsake.
Style: sexy, sexual, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, couples, prostitute, love and romance, society, crimes, life is a bitch, vengeance, infidelity, sexual abuse, sexual relations, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, year 1919, year 1936
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25%
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Bluebeard (1963)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: France, WWI. Landru, the father of four Children, contacts Parisian women through newspapers, seduces and eventually kills them in order to feed his little family.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, factual
Plot: murder, serial killer, legal action, world war two, world war one, emotionless, couples, psychopath, estrangement, couple relations, human nature, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 1910s
Place: france, paris france
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25%
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Monster (2003)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Aileen Wuornos is an emotionally scarred highway hooker who shoots a sadistic trick who rapes her and ultimately becomes America's first female serial killer.
Style: bleak, harsh, psychological, disturbing, emotional ...
Plot: serial killer, prostitute, lesbian, sexual abuse, rape, lesbian love, destructive relationship, misanthrope, female killer, tragic love, death sentence, murder ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: florida, usa, michigan, miami, ohio
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25%
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Rivals (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenage girl becomes entangled in a volatile relationship with a pair of high-school lovers.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: stalking, teenage life, youth, love and romance, crimes, couples, friendship, seduction, murder, rape, revenge, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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25%
One Hundred Steps (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story of Peppino Impastato, a political activist who opposed the Mafia in Sicily. One hundred steps was the number of steps it took to get from the Impastato house to the house of the Mafia boss Tano Badalamenti.
Style: captivating, serious, sincere, rough, realistic ...
Plot: radio, assassination, rebelliousness, gangsters, fighting the system, idealism, crimes, rebellion, society, dishonesty, political activist, painting ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, sicily, europe
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Bas-fonds (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 68 min.
Story: On the outskirts of civilisation, three young women, Magalie, Marie-Steph and Barbara live a desperate life together. Drowning in alcohol, they both lust for and hate one another, coupling like animals. Yet gradually they become enmeshed in a ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, tense, surreal ...
Plot: murder, destructive relationship, manipulation, femme fatale, couples, dishonesty, crimes, life is a bitch, family relations, lifestyle, human nature, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
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An American Crime (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The true story of suburban housewife Gertrude Baniszewski, who kept a teenage girl locked in the basement of her Indiana home during the 1960s.
Style: serious, bleak, harsh, rough, realistic ...
Plot: child abuse, torture, domestic violence, dysfunctional family, captivity, confined, crimes, mentally unstable, murder, family problems, court, threat ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa, indiana
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