Movies like Undercover Hooligan

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Undercover Hooligan (2016)
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Undercover Hooligan (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Known for his brutally violent policing tactics, suspended police officer Michael Clarke is sent undercover to infiltrate the notorious London criminal enterprise of Terance Turner, with the task of bringing the gang boss to justice.
Plot: undercover cop, prison, migrant, undercover

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and bleak films with plots about prison, women's prison, prison life, female nudity, confined, jail and crimes mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Undercover Hooligan: Women in Chains (1972), Transit (2008), The Conviction of Kitty Dodds (1993), Locked Up (2006), Lessons at the End of Spring (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Women in Chains (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: 1972 ABC Movie of the Week. Lady parole officer goes undercover to investigate prison brutality, but is trapped when the only person on the outside who knows why she's there is killed.
Plot: parole officer, undercover, women's prison, prison
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Transit (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 3 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: undercover cop, subway, dream, brooklyn new york city
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The Conviction of Kitty Dodds (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An abused woman escapes from prison, is recaptured, and sent back then tries to get her sentence reduced. Based on a true story.
Plot: prison, child abuse, murder, women's prison, marital abuse
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Locked Up (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a German town, teacher Irene leads an inconspicuous, boring, lonely life. One day, a man rings at her door and slips in. It's an armed convict from the prison next door, escaped with a leg wound. He now makes her a prisoner in her own home. ...
Plot: prison, longing, bed, male nudity, jail, undressing, sex, female nudity
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Lessons at the End of Spring (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A young boy loses his innocence in a pre-perestroika Russian prison during the chaotic last months of the Khrushchev regime.
Plot: prison, loss of innocence, detention, teenager, shower
Place: soviet union
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Left to Die (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With help from U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown, Tammi Chase (Rachael Leigh Cook) fights to free her mother (Barbara Hershey) from an Ecuadorean prison.
Plot: prison, trafficking, vacation, mother daughter relationship, tv, drug
Place: ecuador
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So Evil, So Young (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A teenage girl is wrongfully accused of theft and is sent away to a harsh reform school.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: prison, women's prison, fugitives, gays and lesbians, criminal heroes, crimes, confined, juvenile delinquency, heist, life is a bitch, dishonesty, prison life ...
Time: 60s
Place: ireland
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Women of San Quentin (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young female prison guard finds out that her first assignment is to San Quentin, one of the toughest prisons in the country.
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, rough
Plot: prison, chaos and mayhem, confined, power relations, gender, battle of the sexes, prison life, women's prison, prisoner, female warden
Time: 80s
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Fun and Games (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The daughter of a British prison governor returns from an American finishing school, and chases after the inmates of her Dad's prison.
Plot: prison, schoolgirl, blackmail, warden, father, sex, exploitation, governor, daughter, broken neck, teasing, slut ...
Place: usa
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Prison Stories: Women on the Inside (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Three novels - three dramatic stories in the walls of the women's prison. The first story - a brand new, first went to prison inmates. The second - about a mother whose son has ceased to go to prison for visits. The third - about the ...
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Mandela (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Nelson Mandela becomes South Africa's first Black President, and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his leadership in negotiating a bloodless revolution in that country.
Plot: racism, racial discrimination, forced labor, prison, massacre, racial tension, racial prejudice, apartheid
Place: africa
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The Anarchists (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Set in 1899 Paris, a young police sergeant is chosen to infiltrate a group of anarchists, an opportunity he sees to rise through the ranks. However, he soon finds himself becoming attached to the group.
Plot: betrayal by friend, police raid, betrayal, anarchist, undercover cop, police violence, armed robbery, burglary, dynamite, death of friend, bank robbery, factory worker ...
Time: 1890s
Place: paris france
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Genre: Drama
Country: France, Tunisia
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Story: Youssef Soltane, a 45-year-old Tunisian intellectual, is the product of a generation that lived the era of euphoria and great ideologies in the sixties, and their subsequent failure. He was incarcerated and tortured for his political opinions. ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A scarred, unattractive young woman is conned into helping with a robbery of her employer. As a result, she is sent to prison, gets plastic surgery, and returns to seek revenge on those who wronged her.
Plot: plastic surgery, slasher, revenge, prison
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The Heist (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In Mexico City's infamous Lecumberri prison, three drug-addicted convicts celebrate getting drugs from one of their the mothers. They are found out and locked up in the "apando," the dreaded punishment cell. Protests over the ...
Plot: prison, protest, suicide attempt, masturbation, prison visit, tattoo, desperation, riot, bare breasts, brutality, lesbian, drugs ...
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Prison Break (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: One late night in June 1942, Sakuma Seitaro dangles from the frame of a skylight in an isolation cell in Akita Prison. He forces open the glass window and breaks out of jail. This crime even reaches the ears of Urata Susumu, the chief warden of ...
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Scrubbers (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two girls escape from an open borstal for two very different reasons; Annetta to attempt to visit her baby daughter, who is being raised in a convent; and Carol, who hopes to be recaptured and sent to a closed borstal where she knows her girlfriend ...
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Duration: 82 min.
Story: A prison inmate escapes from his wrecked penitentiary during Chile's February 2010 earthquake.
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Country: UK
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Duration: 86 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, rough, thought provoking
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Country: Norway
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