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Enemies of the State (2010)
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Enemies of the State (2010)
Original name: Kajínek
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Crime thriller inspired by the story of Jiri Kajinek, which is considered the first bounty hunter in the Czech Republic. Thanks to his escape from the prison fortress Mirov it became a legend and the most wanted man in Europe. Five weeks while eluding the police, is still shrouded in mystery. Kajínek Film is a powerful story of the most famous prisoner int the Czech Republic in our story of double murder, the story of lawyer looking for new evidence, the story of the underworld and its penetration into the government and handling of the story. George is a victim of conspiracy or Kajínek cold-blooded killer? Trying to prove his innocence or to intimidate and influence witnesses?
Style: captivating, suspense
Plot: prison, criminal, jail, prison escape, lawyer, court, crime boss, prison life, prison fight, jailed, legal, escape, law and order, female nudity, sex scene, male nudity, frame up, female lawyer, attorney, man hits a woman, true crime, criminal as protagonist

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Most similar movies to Enemies of the State

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, suspense, serious and captivating films with plots about prison, prison life, crimes, criminal, murder, jail and confined mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Enemies of the State: The Prison (2017), The 4th Company (2016), Convict (2014), Escape from Alcatraz (1979), Ferry (2021). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Prison (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: South Korea
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An imprisoned ex-police inspector discovers that the entire penitentiary is controlled by an inmate running a crime syndicate and becomes part of the crime empire.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: prison, jailed, prison violence, jail, crime boss, prisoner, outlaw gang, gang, prison life, syndicate, prison gang, prison warden ...
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The 4th Company (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Mexico, Spain
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Zambrano is a young criminal with the only hope of joining the legendary prison American football team known as The Dogs of Santa Martha. His hopes end up involving him with organized crime since The Dogs, who are also known as The 4th Company, a ...
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, disturbing, suspense
Plot: prison, football, juvenile delinquency, criminal, prisoner, jail, teenager, life is a bitch, confined, prison sentence, football team, football player ...
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85%
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Convict (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set in the dark and old Parramatta prison built by the original convicts our lead character Ray a war veteran finds himself serving 18 months for manslaughter after defending his fiance. He soon realizes that the prison boss has it in for him and ...
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing, suspense
Plot: prison, prison violence, gang, male objectification, convict, humiliation, prisoner, prison life, jailed, confined, jail, jail cell ...
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65%
Escape from Alcatraz (1979)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Escape from Alcatraz tells the story of the only three men ever to escape from the infamous maximum security prison at Alcatraz. In 29 years, the seemingly impenetrable federal penitentiary, which housed Al Capone and "Birdman" Robert ...
Style: realistic, suspense, atmospheric, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison escape, prison, alcatraz, freedom, prison life, convict, island, punishment, warden, confined, partners, escape ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1962, year 1960, year 1961 ...
Place: san francisco, usa
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57%
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Ferry (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Before he built a drug empire, Ferry Bouman returns to his hometown on a revenge mission that finds his loyalty tested — and a love that alters his life.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: undercover, criminal, revenge, empire, drugs, police, vengeance, changing lives, homecoming, lifestyle change, crime boss, crimes ...
Place: amsterdam
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48%
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Lock Up (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Frank Leone is nearing the end of his prison term for a relatively minor crime. Just before he is paroled, however, Warden Drumgoole takes charge. Drumgoole was assigned to a hell-hole prison after his administration was publicly humiliated by ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Plot: prison, prison life, prison escape, prison warden, life is a bitch, rivalry, self sacrifice, vengeance, warden, murder, good versus evil, corruption ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
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47%
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Nitro Rush (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the follow up to the box-office hit Nitro (2007), we catch up with Max as he serves time for the role he played in the death of a police officer. When the film begins, Max learns that his 17-year-old son Theo has just been recruited by a criminal ...
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: street racing, escaped prisoner, organized crime, runaway, criminal underworld, criminal, escape, police officer killed, father son relationship, murder, prison escape, family relations ...
Place: quebec
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47%
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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
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44%
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Midnight Express (1978)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Billy Hayes is caught attempting to smuggle drugs out of Turkey. The Turkish courts decide to make an example of him, sentencing him to more than 30 years in prison. Hayes has two opportunities for release: the appeals made by his lawyer, his ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, suspense, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: prison, torture, lawyer, brutality, injustice, court, escape, escape attempt, convict, sadism, drug smuggling, anger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1970, year 1972, year 1975 ...
Place: turkey, greece, brooklyn new york city, istanbul turkey
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44%
Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 196 min.
Story: Filmed on location at Alcatraz Island, this two-part "whole story" actually concentrates on a handful of the denizens behind the cold grey walls of "The Rock". Michael Beck plays the real-life Clarence Carnes, an Oklahoma Choctaw ...
Plot: alcatraz, prison, prison life, convict, armed robbery, escape, robbery, murder, criminal, prisoner, spanking
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44%
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Zig Zag (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A dying man frames himself for murder so his widow can collect the reward.
Plot: prison, jail cell, escape, court, revenge, lawyer, father daughter relationship, judge, confession, lapd, false evidence, terminal illness ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
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41%
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Symmetry (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Dwudziestosześcioletni Łukasz, niesłusznie posądzony o napad na starszą kobietę, trafia do aresztu śledczego. Adwokat wynajęty przez matkę bezskutecznie próbuje go stamtąd wydostać. Pod wpływem dramatycznych wydarzeń w celi ...
Style: tense, suspense, serious, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: prison life, immorality, prison, prisoner, innocence, miscarriage of justice, criminal, murder, coincidence, swashbuckler, jail, falsely accused ...
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40%
Deewaar: Let's Bring Our Heroes Home (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Major Ranvir Kaul (Amitabh Bachchan) is a POW who was captured along with over 50 soldiers by Pakistani soldiers in 1971 during the war between India and Pakistan. 33 years later Ranvir's son Gaurav (Akshaye Khanna) decides to go on a rescue ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: escape attempt, prison, parents and children, rescue, confined, prison life, hopes, getting home, military, prison escape, prison warden, escape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pakistan, india
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37%
Escape at Dannemora (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 440 min.
TV show
Story: The stranger-than-fiction account of a prison break in upstate New York in the summer of 2015, which spawned a massive manhunt for two convicted murderers who were aided in their escape by a married female prison employee with whom they both became ...
Style: melancholic, captivating, twists and turns, atmospheric
Plot: prison escape, prison life, love triangle, prison guard, escape, prison, prisoner, deception, crimes, love affair, escape plan, jail cell ...
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Manila Kingpin (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Mobster Asiong Salonga (ER Ejercito) rules the mean streets of Manila with an iron fist—until he is betrayed by a trusted friend. Manila Kingpin is based on the story of the notorious Tondo, Manila, gang leader Nicasio “Asiong” Salonga, whose ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense
Plot: crime boss, murder, betrayal, police brutality, police raid, jail, raid, crimes, rivalry, society, love and romance, wedding ...
Place: manila philippines, the philippines
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37%
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Son of a Gun (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, UK, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Locked up for a minor crime, 19 year old JR quickly learns the harsh realities of prison life. Protection, if you can get it, is paramount. JR soon finds himself under the watchful eye of Australia's most notorious criminal, Brendan Lynch, but ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, heist, prison life, robbery, crimes, criminal heroes, teaching the ways of the world, betrayal, confined, on the run, master criminal, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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36%
The Hard Word (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three fraternal bank robbers languishing in jail, discover a profitable (if not dodgy) way to spend their time. Crime can most certainly pay, if you "know wot I mean?" However when sex and greed rear-up between the good crims and the bad ...
Style: tense, cynical, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, prison, chase, crimes, cons and scams, dishonesty, criminal heroes, frame up, siblings relations, rivalry, vengeance, family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia, melbourne australia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Aaghaaz (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: After putting together his life once again from a traumatic experience in his past; Govind Narang accompanied by his sister Rattna comes to reside in Azad Nagar, Bombay. He cannot stand injustice in any shape and form; this brings him into enmity ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense, serious
Plot: rebellion, heroes, betrayal, tough guy, unhappy marriage, criminal, love, swashbuckler, deception, rape and revenge, court, rape ...
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36%
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Deathrow (2000)
Genre: Crime, Action, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A neglected and unloved orphan raised by poor relatives in the slums of Manila is wrongfully convicted of murder that resulted from a heist he was compelled to join. Unable to prove his innocence and his minor age, he is thrown into the cruel, ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspense, suspenseful, serious
Plot: juvenile delinquent, jail, prisoner, murder, death sentence, lawyer, teenage boy, prison life, lethal injection, sodomy, male nudity, drugs ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
An Innocent Man (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Jimmie Rainwood was minding his own business when two corrupt police officers (getting an address wrong) burst into his house, expecting to find a major drug dealer. Rainwood is shot, and the officers frame him as a drug dealer. Rainwood is ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: prison, police corruption, false accusation, frame up, gang, drug dealing, vengeance, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, criminal heroes, crimes, prison life ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, new jersey, san francisco
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36%
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Jazba (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After her daughter is kidnapped, a lawyer is forced to defend a criminal in exchange for her daughter's freedom.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: female lawyer, child abduction, convict, lawyer, female protagonist, race against time, blackmail, kidnapper, kidnapping, attorney, private investigation, crime investigation ...
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35%
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Terra Nova (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A story, which takes place in 2013, describes the world overflowing with "dangerous" criminals due to the official termination of death penalty. The UN "blue helmets" under the directive from the central authority (i.e., One ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, sadistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison life, survival, prison, friendship, criminal heroes, leadership, life is a bitch, rivalry, confined, serial killer, future dystopia, island ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
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34%
 7.3
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Shot Caller (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A newly-released prison gangster is forced by the leaders of his gang to orchestrate a major crime with a brutal rival gang on the streets of Southern California.
Style: clever, harsh, twist ending, suspense, tense
Plot: prison, prison gang, skinhead, criminal, prisoner, gang, tattoo, violence, criminal heroes, prison riot, prison life, arrest ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Brotherhood (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: An honest lawyer reaches a moral crossroads after the cops force her to inform on her incarcerated brother, the leader of a rising criminal faction.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: prison gang, prison, organized crime, prison life, gunfight, kidnapping, violence, police corruption, escape, gang, family relations, criminal ...
Time: 90s, year 1994
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34%
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The Manhunt (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young man buys two horses at an Arizona race track but fails to get a receipt. Later, when riding across the land of a rancher named Robeson, he's accused of stealing the two horses. Unable to prove ownership, the young man is then sentenced ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, dishonesty, fugitives, crimes, adventure, chase, law enforcement, confined, track down, heroes, life is a bitch, on the run ...
Time: 80s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Closed Circuit (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The film is set in the Tricity in 2003, ten years after the end of communism in Poland. The plot, apparently based on the real-life experiences of Kraków businessmen Lech Jerzorny and Paweł Rey, is about three young, talented businessmen who open ...
Style: realistic, tense, captivating, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: false accusation, cons and scams, corporate crimes, political corruption, rise and fall, dishonesty, frame up, uncover truth, law enforcement, investigation, legal investigation, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.6
 885
Lincz (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The story unfolds about the murder of an old man living in a remote village and six locals who may have been connected with the murder. Things get messy when the dead man turns out to be an ex convict. The accused ones find it very hard to deal with ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, captivating, serious
Plot: court, police, lawyer, prison, doctor, dog, ambulance, suicide attempt, hospital, dead man, lynching, prison rape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.6
 463
Game Over (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Finland, Spain, UK, Sweden
Duration: 85 min.
Story: ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspense, rough, bleak
Plot: true crime, court, murder investigation, murder trial, murder, friendship, prison, double murder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, jail, police, friend ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
One of Us Is Lying (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: The story of what happens when five high schoolers walk into detention and only four make it out alive. Everyone is a suspect, and everyone has something to hide.
Style: disturbing, captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: detention, high school, teenager, confined, jailed, young adult, prisoner, prison violence, prison sentence, prison riot, prison gang, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
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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 ⇓
32%