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Fight for Your Life (1977)
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Fight for Your Life (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A minister dispenses justice on three convicts who take his family hostage.
Style: disturbing, tense, rough, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, cult film, controversial, weird
Plot: exploitation, rape and revenge, revenge, violence, vengeance, home invasion, martial arts, prison escape, confrontation, sex crime, hostage, rapist, racism, sexual abuse, family relations, self defense, bishop, family in danger, black white relations, survival, crimes, life is a bitch, fugitives, rivalry, society ...
Time: 70s

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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 violence, murder, crimes, blood, death, rape and gun mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Fight for Your Life: Chaos (2005), Straw Dogs (1971), The Black Gestapo (1975), The Girl Next Door (2007), Villa Captive (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Chaos (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Emily and her friend Angelica go to a rave in the woods, and when they arrive, they meet a stranger called Swan that promises some Exstasy for the girls. They follow him to a cabin into the forest where they meet the sadistic gang leaded by the ...
Style: disturbing, slasher, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, sexual sadism, psychopath, violence, forest, sadism, rape and revenge, rapist, torture, murder, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.4
 61K
Straw Dogs (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: David Sumner, a mild-mannered academic from the United States, marries Amy, an Englishwoman. In order to escape a hectic stateside lifestyle, David and his wife relocate to the small town in rural Cornwall where Amy was raised. There, David is ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, home invasion, small town, rape and revenge, revenge, murder, female nudity, violent, sexual desire, brutality, sexual assault ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, cornwall, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Black Gestapo (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: General Ahmed has started an inner-city People's Army to try and relieve the misery of the citizens of Watts. When the locals are put under increasing pressure by Mafia thugs, Ahmed's second-in-command Colonel Kojah asks for permission to ...
Style: disturbing, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: world war two, violence, marxist, martial arts, erotica, castration, rape, gang war, fight, car, anger, vengeance ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Girl Next Door (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a quiet suburban town in the summer of 1958, two recently orphaned sisters are placed in the care of their mentally unstable Aunt Ruth. But Ruth's depraved sense of discipline will soon lead to unspeakable acts of abuse and torture that ...
Style: disturbing, scary, psychological, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: torture, child abuse, rape, sexual abuse, cruelty, victim, helplessness, suffering, sister, sadist, child molestation, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 50s, year 1958, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa, new york, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 3.8
 330
Villa Captive (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A young actress seeking a life away from adult movies moves to Florida insearch of a new identity. Her newfound peace is shattered when local thugsrecognize her.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, realistic, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: murder, rape, sexual abuse, life is a bitch, woman in danger, crimes, violence spree, visceral, sexual assault, death, violence, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Dawn Rapists (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Crime drama centering on a gang of rapists, the aftermath of their crimes on the victims and the gang members being brought to justice.
Style: suspense
Plot: anal rape, forced sex, teenage rape, rape, juvenile delinquent, pregnant woman, kidnapping, gang, rough sex, sexual humiliation, violence against women, sexploitation ...
Time: 70s, year 1978, post world war two
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 762
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, bleak, rough, thought provoking ...
Plot: prison, friendship, injustice, human spirit, social decay, prison life, juvenile delinquency, hopes, sexual abuse, racism, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Rolling Thunder (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Vietnam veteran, Charles Rane, returns home after years in a POW camp and is treated as a hero. When thugs invade his home to steal the silver coins he received for his service, they mangle his hand and leave him and his family for dead. Rane ...
Style: stylized, bleak, macabre, harsh, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, vigilantism, murder, violence, crimes, gunfight, vietnam war, revenge, character study, complex characters, vietnam veteran, exploitation ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: texas, vietnam, asia, san antonio texas, el paso texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: women in prison, prison, prostitute, female prisoner, racial tension, jungle, sexual desire, injustice, opposites attract, false accusation, defiant, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Johnny Firecloud (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An American Indian war veteran avenges the hanging of his grandfather by local thugs.
Style: suspense
Plot: jail, heroes, rape, rapist comeuppance, ranch, racial injustice, degradation, desert, torture, affair, sadist, prison ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 2K
Lipstick (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An aspiring avant-garde composer rapes a fashion model. When she takes him to court, she's slut-shamed by the defense and the man is exonerated. But justice will be served.
Style: sexy, disturbing, slasher, realistic, serious ...
Plot: rape, rape and revenge, rape victim, sexual abuse, teenage rape, vigilantism, rape of a minor, female nudity, fashion model, revenge, strong female lead, gay ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Blood in the Streets (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An Italian prison official's wife is kidnapped, and the kidnappers demand that a notorious prisoner be released in order for the man to get his wife back. He gets the man released - but then kidnaps him himself, in order to ensure that the ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, retro ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, prison, police officer, female nudity, revenge, assassination, blackmail, heroes, chase, murder, kidnapping, friendship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy, europe, milan italy, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Jackson County Jail (1976)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This is a powerful drama about a young woman who stumbles into a nightmare land of hijacking and humiliation while driving cross-country from California to New York.
Style: road movie, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison rape, women in prison, murder, injustice, rape and murder, escape, prison, roadblock, car, exploitation, cross country trip, rape ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.6
 12K
Scum (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This is the hard and shocking story of life in a British Borstal for young offenders. The brutal regime made no attempt to reform or improve the inmates and actively encouraged a power struggle between the 'tough' new inmate and the ...
Style: disturbing, rough, tense, serious, captivating ...
Plot: prison, racism, youth, rebellion, riot, corruption, revenge, kids in trouble, humiliation, sadism, criminal heroes, prison life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 17K
Eye for an Eye (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: It's fire and brimstone time as grieving mother Karen McCann takes justice into her own hands when a kangaroo court in Los Angeles fails to convict Robert Doob, the monster who raped and murdered her 17-year-old daughter.
Style: psychological, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: rape, murder, vigilante, revenge, obsession, vigilantism, rape and murder, psychopath, women, haunted by the past, loss of daughter, support group ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Menace II Society (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Menace II Society is a coming of age tale detailing the summer after its protagonist Caine (Tyrin Turner) graduates from high school. This is Caine's story, which details real life in today's tough inner city.
Style: tense, realistic, bleak, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: crimes, urban ghetto life, gangsters, hip hop, african american, murder, friendship, police brutality, ghetto, gang, street gang, organized crime ...
Time: 90s, year 1993, 20th century, 70s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Savage Streets (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A teenage vigilante seeks revenge on a group of violent thugs who raped her handicapped sister and murdered her best friend.
Style: sexy, slasher, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rape and revenge, rape, revenge, violence against women, violence, murder, female vigilante, gang, vigilantism, mute, juvenile delinquent, tragic event ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
 11K
Ms .45 (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A shy and mute seamstress goes insane after being attacked and raped twice in one day. She wanders the New York streets at night in a sexy black dress with her attacker's gun strapped to her garter belt, blowing away any man who tries to pick ...
Style: disturbing, neo noir, tense, rough, bleak ...
Plot: rape, revenge, vigilante, murder, sexual abuse, rape and revenge, serial killer, femme fatale, killing spree, vengeance, nudity (full frontal - brief), violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 7.5
 224K
Sleepers (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Two gangsters seek revenge on the state jail worker who during their stay at a youth prison sexually abused them. A sensational court hearing takes place to charge him for the crimes.
Style: disturbing, sadistic, suspenseful, harsh, suspense ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: child abuse, childhood, vengeance, courtroom drama, lawyer, rape, sexual abuse, haunted by the past, pedophilia, friendship, pedophile, juvenile prison ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city, new york yankees
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Chicago Massacre: Richard Speck (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A horror film based on a real-life mass murder that took place in 1966. Richard Franklin Speck was a mass murderer who systematically tortured, raped and murdered eight student nurses from South Chicago Community Hospital in 1966.
Style: slasher, tense, disturbing, rough, bloody ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, sexual abuse, murder, psychopath, confined, violence spree, hostage, journalism, maniac, misogynist, brutality ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 90s, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, texas, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Detention: The Siege at Johnson High (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A former high school student, Jason Copeland, returns to his school to take his revenge on the teachers for failing him out of school.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, crimes, school shooting, hostage, high school, school, vengeance, power relations, psychopath, confined, dedicated educator, youth ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 654
Framed (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Director Phil Karlson harks back to the no-nonsense, no-thrills directness of his 1950s "B" pictures in Framed. Joe Don Baker plays Ron, a high-rolling gambler that always seems to loose his big scores. Framed by the film's villains ...
Style: neo noir, serious, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, crimes, false accusation, police corruption, political corruption, frame up, vengeance, nightclub, violence, wrongful imprisonment, police, murder ...
Time: 50s
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Thriller: A Cruel Picture (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young woman, muted after a sexual assault as a child, is trained to seek violent revenge on those who have wronged her after being kidnapped and forced to work as a prostitute.
Style: disturbing, suspense, serious, slasher, bloody ...
Plot: revenge, rape and revenge, exploitation, rape, sexual abuse, vengeance, sex scene, female nudity, forced prostitution, anal rape, intercourse, explicit sex ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.0
 573
Fighting Back (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It's a hard crime story about a Philadelphia shop owner who has enough of the criminals' violences and ravages. He organizes a patrol of civil people. It all starts to go wrong because his team's actions are taken as racial ...
Style: exciting, tense, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, vietnam war, teenager, exploitation, interracial relations, vengeance, vigilantism, racism, murder, violence, brutality, death wish ...
Time: 80s
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Jimmy and Judy (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two misunderstood suburban kids challenge society and run from the police while documenting all of their deeds with a digital camera.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, disturbing, sexy ...
Plot: on the run, vandalism, revenge, teenage life, murderous pair, society, love, violence, manipulation, found footage, police, erotica ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.2
 3K
Almost Human (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A psychotic small-time criminal realizes that the everyday robberies, rapes and murders he commits aren't profitable enough, so he figures to hit the big time by kidnapping the daughter of a rich man.
Style: serious, tense, rough, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, serial rapist, murder, rape, psychopath, hostage, police, confined, child in peril, violence, police officer, female nudity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.5
 2K
Contraband (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Cigarette smugglers in Naples run into problems with cocaine operations being set up by a rival smuggler. Full of violence, including a women's face being burned off with a blow torch and a graphic rape scene.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, chase, rivalry, law enforcement, track down, crimes, gang, drug dealing, tough heroes, criminal heroes, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, napoli italy, naples italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.0
 219
Wrong Way (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Two girls are driving home when their car breaks down in the country. They are kidnapped by a gang of drug-crazed hippies, and repeatedly raped. They escape, but soon run into a death cult who plan to gang-rape the girls, then kill them. Meanwhile, ...
Style: cult film
Plot: gang rape, rape, rape victim, police, car breakdown, violence, rapist, woman with a gun, cult, kidnapping, humiliation, sexual assault ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Reform School Girls (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jenny is sent to a women's reform school. It is run by evil warden Sutter and her henchwoman Edna. Jenny will stop at nothing to escape but she also has to deal with Charlie the bully.
Style: disturbing, surreal, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: prison, lesbian, erotica, women's prison, women in prison, sex, brutality, adaptation, justice, adolescence, exploitation, false accusation ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.8
 3K
Hitch Hike (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A bickering couple driving cross-country pick up a murderous hitchhiker whom threatens to kill them unless they take him to a santuary, and in return agrees to split some bank loot he has on him.
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, road movie, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, rape, rape and revenge, hitchhiker, hostage, violence, rape turns to consensual sex, crimes, on the run, on the road, exploitation, escaped prisoner ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, southern california, yuma arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%