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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, couple relations, deadly, master and servant, crimes, family relations, infidelity, couples, violence, true crime, double murder, incest, sister sister relationship, mental illness, lesbianism, domestic servant, anger, employer, lesbian love, youth, parents and children, society, humble ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: france, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, disturbing and suspenseful films with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, nudity (full frontal - brief), crime, couples and female nudity mostly in Drama, Crime and Biography genres. Some movies like Murderous Maids: Sister My Sister (1994), American Translation (2011), Sade (2000), Raising Jeffrey Dahmer (2006), Fresh Bait (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Sister My Sister (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 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, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, serious ...
Plot: lesbian incest, incest, lesbianism, isolation, obsession, murder, widow, violence, society, love and romance, social differences, power relations ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 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: serial killer, love affair, murder, deadly, crimes, young lovers, strong sexual content, destructive relationship, couple relations, couples, romance, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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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, sexual ...
Plot: convent, revolution, prison, s&m, sexual relations, debauchery, murder, couple relations, couples, rebellion, rebelliousness, passion ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s
Place: france, paris france
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Raising Jeffrey Dahmer (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 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: thought provoking, serious, realistic, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, family relations, psychopath, human nature, deadly, family problems, crimes, haunted by the past, parents and children, father son relationship, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, 70s, 20th century, 60s ...
Place: usa
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Fresh Bait (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: With the ambition to start a boutique overseas but without the means to do so, Nathalie finds herself in a desperate situation, where she would do anything to acquire what she needs. Along with her boyfriend, Eric, and his friend Bruno, she concocts ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, gloomy, bleak, sincere ...
Plot: bait, murder, friendship, youth, dishonesty, crime, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, couples, criminal heroes, deadly, sexual relations ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: paris france, europe
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31%
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, touching, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, obsession, death sentence, profanity, nudity (full frontal - brief), single mother, true crime, female criminal, nightclub, capital punishment, crimes, love affair ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: england, europe, london, tokyo, california
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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: murder, arranged marriage, prison, life sentence, deadly, hopes, hotshot lawyer, family problems, fighting the system, crimes, life is a bitch, courtroom drama ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
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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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: gangsters, twins, murder, family relations, world war two, gang, crime, crimes, lookalikes, ballet, siblings relations, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s ...
Place: london, england, europe
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Bluebeard (1963)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
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, serious, realistic, factual
Plot: world war one, murder, serial killer, legal action, world war two, dangerous attraction, sexual abuse, new wave, human nature, emotionless, estrangement, cons and scams ...
Time: 1910s
Place: france, paris france
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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, disturbing, rough, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), true crime, crime, chases and races, crimes, heist, violence spree, prison, siblings relations, countryside, human nature ...
Time: 70s
Place: maryland
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Star 80 (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, West Germany
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: crimes of passion, playboy, obsession, rise and fall, fame, murder, deadly, couple relations, couples, family problems, showbiz, fall in love ...
Time: 80s, year 1978, 70s
Place: vancouver, vancouver british columbia canada, california, los angeles
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28%
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SK1 (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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, non-linear
Plot: police investigation, murder, crime, law enforcement, crimes, serial killer, riddles and clues, obsession, uncover truth, deadly, danger, murder suspect ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 2001, year 1995, year 1991 ...
Place: france, paris france
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28%
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: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, sexual ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, uncover truth, couple relations, couples, woman in danger, crimes, law enforcement, danger, life is a bitch, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, usa, alabama
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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 ...
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Plot: murder, legal, criminal heroes, crime, society, rise and fall, confined, crimes, death row, deadly, writing, prison ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: europe, france
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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: crimes, mystery, dishonesty, couples, family relations, infidelity, couple relations, murder, deadly, crime, siblings relations, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Chapter 27 (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The movie takes place in the three days leading up to Lennon's murder and is intended to be an exploration of Chapman's psyche, without putting substantial emphasis on the murder. The title "Chapter 27" suggests a continuation of ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, murder, mental illness, mentally unstable, losing-it hero, social misfits, deadly, lifestyle, crimes, killer, celebrity, alone ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
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The Funeral (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story concerns the funeral of one of three brothers in a family of gangsters that lived in New York in 1930s. Details of the past of the brothers and their families are shown through a series of flashbacks.
Style: realistic, serious, cynical, tense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, labor union, mafia, violence, family relations, insanity, corpse, bedroom, great depression, strike, crime, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, london
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28%
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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, realistic, enigmatic, disturbing, dark ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, destructive relationship, murder, couple relations, mysterious character, drifter, crimes, neo noir, court case, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 50s, year 1954 ...
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland, europe, edinburgh scotland
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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, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, love and romance, couples, teenage life, sexual relations, vengeance, infidelity, sexual abuse, prostitute, society, crime, crimes ...
Time: 90s, year 1919, year 1936
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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: strong sexual content, unfaithful wife, love triangle, romance, love affair, couple relations, writer's life, couples, sexual relations, womanizer, love and romance, lifestyle ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1932
Place: paris france, europe
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The Lost (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A charismatic psycho suspected of killing two innocent campers in a cold-blooded double homicide grows increasingly unstable as his suburban empire starts to crack at the foundations.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: investigation, murder, psychopath, violence, police investigation, serial killer, drug use, deadly, youth, rivalry, slasher, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
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Diary of a Chambermaid (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Celestine has a new job as a chambermaid for the quirky M. Monteil, his wife and her father. When the father dies, Celestine decides to quit her job and leave, but when a young girl is raped and murdered, Celestine believes that the Monteils' ...
Style: bleak, enigmatic, harsh, cynical, biting ...
Plot: master and servant, chambermaid, murder, eccentric family, class differences, rape, marriage, racism, social differences, crimes, life is a bitch, sadism ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: france, paris france, europe, normandy
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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: erotic, sexy, controversial, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: prostitute, murder, lesbian, lifestyle, destructive relationship, crimes, sexual relations, nightlife, gangsters, couples, deadly, lesbian sex ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, europe, france
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27%
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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, psychological thriller, stylized, serious, tense ...
Plot: courtroom drama, murder, family relations, crimes, deadly, crime, legal, courtroom, slasher, father daughter relationship, strong female presence, axe murder ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: usa, massachusetts
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Vengeance is Mine (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 140 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: disturbing, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, sex, on the run, crimes, crime, parents and children, violence spree, deadly, prostitute, father son relationship, violence, sex scene ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: japan, asia
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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, sincere, atmospheric, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, juvenile delinquency, misfit, social misfits, youth, criminal heroes, family problems, family relations, parents and children, dysfunctional family, society, young love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, finland
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Act of Vengeance (1986)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1969, an administrator runs against the corrupt president of the United Coal Miners Union, and becomes the target of a murder plot.
Style: disturbing, rough, sincere, bleak, thought provoking ...
Plot: labor union, campaign, murder, election, union, state affairs, workplace, society, against humanity, fighting the system, politics, media ...
Time: 80s
Place: west virginia, usa
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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, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, investigation, marital rape, social relations, deadly, crimes, small town, domestic violence, trial, preacher, under the surface, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tennessee, usa
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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, rough, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: child abuse, torture, dysfunctional family, crimes, domestic violence, confined, mentally unstable, murder, family problems, captivity, threat, true crime ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: indiana, usa
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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, realistic, serious ...
Plot: gang, kidnapping, vengeance, poverty, sexism, militant, bandit, guerilla warfare, village life, crimes, rape, assassination ...
Time: 80s, 1960s, 60s, 70s, year 1983 ...
Place: india, asia
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