Movies like Woodpeckers

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Woodpeckers (2017)
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Woodpeckers (2017)
Original name: Carpinteros
Genre: Drama
Country: Dominican Republic
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Julián finds love and a reason for living in the last place imaginable: the Dominican Republic's Najayo Prison. His romance, with fellow prisoner Yanelly, must develop through sign language and without the knowledge of dozens of guards.
Plot: prison, racial slur, jealousy, female nudity, sex scene, gun, singing, marriage, kiss, bus, female prisoner, sign language, prison riot, shower, red panties, female masturbation, cell phone, knife, gunshot, male masturbation, tear gas, main character dies, yellow panties, bald woman, prison visitation

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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, female nudity, jealousy, sex scene, prison life, male nudity and marriage mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Woodpeckers: Wildfire (1988), Kuduz (1989), Locked Up (2006), Lessons at the End of Spring (1991), Second Life (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Wildfire (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Since they met the first time in boarding school as little kids, it was obvious that the orphans Kay and Dave would become a couple. But at sixteen, Dave foolishly attempted to rob a bank with a water pistol, and ended up in jail for eight years. ...
Plot: boarding school, marriage, robbery, adultery, jealousy, orphan, menage a trois, prison
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95%
 7.9
 563
Kuduz (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After the release from prison, small-time criminal is marrying his girlfriend and lives a straight and poor, but happy life with her and her daughter. However, his happiness is shattered by wife's infidelity. Driven mad by jealousy, he kills ...
Plot: hiding, adultery, mountain, outlaw, revenge motive, village, unwed mother, wedding night, muslim, bride and groom, marriage, prison ...
Place: yugoslavia
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67%
 6.3
 45
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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67%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 4.2
 737
Second Life (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Nicholas celebrates his 40th birthday in his country house, with some friends. He has everything he ever wished for, but, on that night, he will end up dead, on his swimming pool. From that moment on, a dead Nicholas wonders how his life would be if ...
Plot: red panties, drugs, party, wine cellar, flashback, marriage, female nudity, lesbianism, drowning, jealousy, threesome, black bra ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.9
 488
Born Equal (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Four characters living in one neighborhood in London - all living dramatically different lives, all of them on the edge - see their stories unfold.
Plot: jealousy, knife, love, father figure, hostel, abuse, beating, handcuffs, benefactor, homelessness, single mother, pregnant woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.8
 113
Requiem (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When a young boy comes in to see a doctor abourt a red mark on his face, the doctor's wife welcomes him into the consulting room instead. As they talk, she offers him something to eat and then notes that his manner of eating is just like that ...
Plot: post war, prison, doctor, public sex, sex scene, female nudity, skinny dipping
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.0
 496
Boy (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 18-year old Christian has just graduated from high school. At his summer job he is seduced by the 36-year old single mother Sanne. Soon he is drawn into a world of sensuality and his acquaintance with Sanne turns into an intense love affair which ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, jealousy, single mother, bare breasts, female full frontal nudity, shower, teenager, masturbation, male nudity, break up, kiss, sex scene ...
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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The Nun and the Torture (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Chief of Police Rui, a happily married man of principles, is in charge of investigating Joana, a teacher who's accused of political crimes. After some false starts, he manages to arrest her, but is startled to learn that she's also a nun. ...
Plot: prison, female nudity, nun, gun, male nudity, labia, cunnilingus, vulva
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Reform School Girl (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Donna is sent to a reform school to take the fall for bad boy Vince. Inside, she makes friends and learns about herself.
Style: sexual, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: prison, courtroom, shower, ambition, rivalry, scapegoat, society, juvenile delinquency, hip hop, youth, prison life, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.5
 543
Fast-Walking (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A dirty corrections officer gets involved in a murder plot involving one of the inmates.
Style: disturbing, realistic, biting, suspenseful, cynical ...
Plot: prison, murder, cons and scams, confined, prison life, militant, crime, unlikely partners, crimes, stoners, corrupt, black ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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52%
The Taste of Apple Seeds (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When Bertha dies, her granddaughter Iris inherits her house and finds herself back in the home where she and her cousin used to play dressing-up in the summer holidays. While she wanders from room to room, she gropes her way through memories and ...
Style: family saga
Plot: strong female character, seduction, jealousy, sex scene, skinny dipping, secret love, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Les Salopes, or the Naturally Wanton Pleasure of Skin (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dermatology professor Marie-Claire is embarking on a new project linking skin cells and sexuality, when unexpected events disrupt her professional, family and intimate life.
Plot: open marriage, cuckolded husband, female masturbation, female sexuality, interracial sex, jealousy, sexuality, female scientist, male nudity, coming of age, cheating wife, male full rear nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.0
 760
Weeds (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A San Quentin inmate, sentenced to life without paroll, writes a play that catches the interest of a reporter.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, gloomy
Plot: prison, prison life, redemption, follow your dream, criminal heroes, lifestyle, confined, writer's life, artists and showbiz, hopes, strong sexual content, optimism ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Within These Walls (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Female prisoners train dogs to aid people with disabilities in a program started by a nun (Laura Dern).
Style: serious, emotional, uplifting, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: prison, female prisoner, dog, drug abuse, criminal heroes, hopes, life is a bitch, addiction, rehabilitation, disability, society, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 3.3
 172
Stuck! (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Beautiful young Daisy feels stuck working as a shopgirl by day and caring for her ailing mother by night. A suicide gone wrong leaves Daisy wrongly imprisoned, while the neighbor whose testimony put her away struggles with guilt. A tongue-in-cheek ...
Plot: jail, prison, overbearing mother, suicide by gunshot, hanging, revolver, suicide, music box, women in prison, death row, dream, warden ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.4
 264
Black August (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The last 14 months of George Jackson's life was an existence under subjective and objective conditions in California's industrial prison complex. George Jackson would spend 11 years in jail (7 of which were in solitary confinement) for a ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, thought provoking
Plot: prison, racism, society, rebellion, fighting the system, militant, prison life, rebelliousness, injustice, solitary, confined, price of justice ...
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.9
 226
The Passing (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When two young lovers crash their car into a ravine in the remote mountains of Wales, they are plunged into a lost world. Dragged from the river by a mysterious figure, they are taken to a ramshackle farm, a place untouched by time. As events unfold ...
Plot: farm, female nudity, sex scene, cabin, seduction, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, infidelity, accident, jealousy
Place: wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Apple Tree of Paradise (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Girls no more, four heroines emerge into womanhood with a more clear-eyed outlook on life.
Plot: trial, poison, accident, affair, jealousy, sex, female nudity, politician, murder, marriage
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.0
 42
Swingers (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Nicolas (Sébastien Boivin) lives a rather harmonious relationship with Valérie (Natasha M. Leroux), punctuated visits to a swinger club of the city. During a supper with two couples of friends, the audacious Valerie reveals her desire to introduce ...
Plot: friendship, extramarital affair, jealousy, infidelity, sex scene, female nudity, voyeur, swingers, open marriage, cheating wife, swinger, swinger couple
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.0
 990
Short Eyes (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young man who is charged with child molestation is placed in New York City’s infamous Tombs prison. When the other inmates in his cell block find out what he is charged with, life becomes extremely difficult for him.
Style: serious, rough, bleak, captivating, tense ...
Plot: prison, prison life, violence, rape, rivalry, society, misfit, criminal heroes, crimes, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, confined ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 62
Rolling Man (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: While he is serving time in prison, a man's wife dies and his children disappear. When he gets out of prison, he starts to search for his kids
Plot: pub, lost child, jealousy, accident, prison, father son relationship, singer, motor home, car race, unfaithful wife, garage
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.9
 86
Vacuum (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Amidst the preparations for her 35th wedding anniversary, Meredith is surprised by the discovery that she is HIV-positive. Only her husband André could have been the carrier of the virus.
Plot: husband wife conflict, german abroad, sickness, marriage, husband wife relationship, aids, female nudity, male nudity, hiv, sex scene, prostitute, shower
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.2
 84
The Prince (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, Argentina, Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Prince, moved by jealousy and doubts about its sexuality, kills the Gipsy, his bestest friend. In jail he'll meet the Horse, a respected gangster in prison through which will discover, by force, the immense human need of love and being ...
Plot: male masturbation, masturbation, male nudity, jail, killer, group shower, anal rape, male objectification, best friend, friendship, rape, criminal ...
Time: year 1970
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40%
 7.2
 11
Bonobo (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A happily married young couple must carefully evaluate their relationship and trust in one another, plus own moral standing when a potentially seedy yet highly financial offer is presented to them in a time of recession.
Plot: cheating wife, greed, prostitution, recession, adulteress, infidelity, jealousy, money, female nudity, love, sex, marriage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Fragments of Love (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Puerto Rico, Colombia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Rodrigo, a piano-tuner and former composer fallen on hard times, begins a love affair with the soon-to-be-married Susana. When a bomb in the city of Medellín nearly kills them, Rodrigo and Susana surrender to their attraction and fall into each ...
Plot: cheating fiancee, male full rear nudity, female full frontal nudity, obsession, female nudity, large breasts, cheating girlfriend, seductress, sex scene, infidelity, swimming pool, jealousy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 209
Happy Day (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A concentration camp on a barren island is hell for the exiled prisoners. The everyday life of the people who live there consists of interrogations, psychological and physical violence, arbitrary punishments and other torments. One of the prisoners ...
Style: absurd
Plot: torture, politics, prison, island, morality, assassination, surrealism, fascism, exile, brainwashing, military, kiss ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%