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, sign language, female nudity, sex scene, gun, singing, death of protagonist, marriage, knife, kiss, female masturbation, bus, cell phone, male masturbation, prison riot, gunshot, bald woman, shower, red panties, main character dies, tear gas, yellow panties, prison visitation ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and disturbing films with plots about prison, female nudity, jealousy, prison life, nudity (full frontal - brief), shower and confined mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Woodpeckers: Wildfire (1988), Kuduz (1989), Boy (2011), Rolling Man (1972), Weeds (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 130
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: foster parent, marriage, boarding school, adultery, orphan, robbery, jealousy, prison, menage a trois
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95%
 7.9
 593
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: criminal, hiding, revenge motive, adultery, outlaw, mountain, muslim, unwed mother, nudity (full frontal - brief), police officer, veil, wedding night ...
Place: yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
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89%
 6.0
 522
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, break up, sex scene, teenager, caretaker, kiss, blow job, male masturbation, jealousy, dinner, single mother, coming of age ...
Place: denmark
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82%
 6.2
 66
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: prison, garage, car race, lost child, father son relationship, accident, jealousy, motor home, pub, jail cell, prisoner, tourist ...
Time: 70s
Place: southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 6.0
 778
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, serious, rough, gloomy
Plot: prison, prison life, redemption, follow your dream, criminal heroes, profanity, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, hopes, writer's life, confined, journalism ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, nudity (full frontal - brief), shower, detention, teenager
Place: soviet union
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66%
 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, undressing, jail, bed, female nudity, sex, male nudity, butt naked, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.0
 128
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, sex scene, female nudity, skinny dipping, public sex
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: knife, love, jealousy, ex convict, father figure, handcuffs, hugging, abuse, beating, homelessness, single mother, class distinction ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.2
 750
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: black bra, drugs, jealousy, lesbianism, pursuit, car accident, betrayal, marriage, party, drowning, red panties, fashion model ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: bleak, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: prison, prison life, chaos and mayhem, power relations, battle of the sexes, gender, confined, prisoner, women's prison, female warden
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, marital abuse, women's prison, child abuse, murder, alcohol abuse, prison escape
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Attica (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A behind the scenes look of the 1971 prisoners revolt at the Attica prison.
Style: suspenseful, rough, disturbing, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: prison, rebellion, fighting the system, hostage, prison riot, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, politics, hostages, anti heroes, misfit, state affairs ...
Time: 70s, year 1971
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Fidelity (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Lena is a talented midwife and gynaecologist, her husband Serezha is an actor at a provincial drama theatre. They are close and gentle with each other, but there is no sex. Lena suspects that Serezha has an affair, but she worries quietly and does ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, melancholic, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: unsimulated sex, cheating wife, male nudity, sexual relations, looking for sex, unfaithful wife, jealousy, explicit sex, female nudity, lust, family relations, extramarital affair ...
Time: 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.5
 591
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: clever, rough, suspenseful, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: prison, murder, confined, crime, unlikely partners, crimes, stoners, militant, escape, cons and scams, prison life, security guard ...
Time: 80s
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: sexy, sexual, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: prison, courtroom, shower, crimes, gays and lesbians, juvenile delinquency, rivalry, ambition, teenage life, fall in love, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.4
 269
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: thought provoking, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: prison, racism, solitary, confined, rebellion, fighting the system, against the rules, prison life, rebelliousness, price of justice, life is a bitch, society ...
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: nudity (full frontal - brief), oral sex, labia, nun, gun, prison, male nudity, cunnilingus, female nudity, vulva
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Tokyo Train Girls 3: The Sensuous Nurse (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Super conservative beautiful maiden Asuka Io in her first original video appearance! A new nurse is stripped of her white uniform and is made to experience sexual indignities. Chinatsu Izawa, the gorgeous actress with the beautiful legs, plays the ...
Plot: rape, sadism, voyeurism, bdsm, stalking, erotica, chloroform, female nudity, nepotism, doctor nurse relationship, sex tape, pantyhose ...
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Killing Yard (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Lawyers must defend a prisoner accused of murdering two of his inmates during the Attica prison riots in 1971.
Plot: female director, prison, courtroom, murder, massacre, helicopter, false accusation, political corruption, prison riot
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: female director, strong female lead, female nudity, strong female character, sex scene, jealousy, skinny dipping, secret love, seduction
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 361
For Your Love (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An extremely mannered and increasingly preposterous tale of a fortysomething woman who has to deal with an abusive, double-dealing husband and a handsome, soap-actor lover who seems to be too good to be true.
Plot: dispute, bus, flashback, murder, gun, seaside, deaf mute, staircase, little girl, kiss, pigeon, stolen jewelry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.4
 37
Hermafrodita (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Dominican Republic
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based in the 1960's, in a small village of the Dominican Republic, Maria, a hermaphrodite, is born. She is brought up by her grandmother in a racial environment. She experiences her first love with La Melaza an assassin who seeks refuge in her ...
Plot: sex standing up, jealousy, countryside, kiss, secret, seamstress, village, church, hermaphrodite, cockfight, caribbean sea
Place: caribbean, dominican republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, tough heroes, false accusation, school, heist, prison life, gays and lesbians, fugitives, dishonesty, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: sentimental, uplifting, feel good, touching, emotional ...
Plot: prison, female prisoner, dog, rehabilitation, starting over, drug abuse, human nature, hopes, society, life is a bitch, addiction, prison life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: rough, suspenseful, bleak, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: prison, prison life, violence, rape, bullying, sexual abuse, vengeance, rivalry, society, confined, gays and lesbians, misfit ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.3
 102
Der Pirat (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: marijuana, prison, hiv, death, drug trafficking, police, jail cell, gunshot, drug traffic, heroin, drugs, drug
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.9
 12
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: infidelity, greed, sex, adulteress, paranoia, jealousy, prostitution, marriage, cheating wife, female nudity, money, love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Indelicate Balance (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A prolonged stay at his attractive and overbearing mother's home prompts Harald and his Karin to question their relationship, ultimately driving Karin into the arms of another woman.
Plot: guitar playing, crying, fingering, lesbian cunnilingus, bare breasts, dysfunctional family, sex, implied cunnilingus, brother sister incest, incest, incestuous kiss, lesbian sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 1K
Lucky (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story of a young mother with a failed marriage behind her, who fights daily for her dream to open a hair salon, challenging her fate in an effort to free herself and gain independence and right to happiness.
Plot: single mother, hospital, rooftop, umbrella, murder, gun, doctor, female protagonist, train, birthday, singing, son murders mother ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%