Movies like Lust for Freedom

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Lust for Freedom (1987)
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Lust for Freedom (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former female cop is framed by corrupt police, acting in collusion with the local judge, and has to fight her way out of the pen, alone, against tough inmates, and the people in charge.
Style: rough, bleak, serious, realistic, disturbing, cult film
Plot: prison, false accusation, police corruption, sexual abuse, life is a bitch, prison life, frame up, injustice, fighting the system, law enforcement, confined, strong female presence, gender, dishonesty, righting the wronged, lesbian, native american, rape, prison escape, abduction, women's prison, escape, violence, female nudity, kidnapping ...
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to Lust for Freedom

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and suspenseful films with plots about prison, confined, life is a bitch, crimes, prison life, dishonesty and female nudity mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Lust for Freedom: Prison Heat (1993), Girls in Prison (1994), Women's Prison Massacre (1983), Chained Heat II (1993), Chained Heat (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Prison Heat (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Four American babes on vacation in the Middle East run into trouble when they are imprisoned by corrupt army officials and that's where the fun begins.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: women's prison, false accusation, prison, injustice, crimes, sexual relations, frame up, life is a bitch, confined, law enforcement, wrongfully committed, prison life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: turkey
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100%
Girls in Prison (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Framed for the murder of a record company president in 1952 Hollywood, young, aspiring singer Aggie O'Hanlon is sentenced to life in prison and tries to adjust to her life life behind bars in a hellish womens prison where she is befriended by ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: prison, women in prison, women's prison, false accusation, frame up, wrongful conviction, mccarthyism, lust, murder, anger, prison riot, lesbian ...
Time: 50s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Women's Prison Massacre (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Emanuelle, a reporter, comes just a little too close to exposing a corrupt official, and is sent to prison on trumped-up charges. In the prison, the inmates are constantly humiliated and tortured by the prison staff. Overly affectionate prisoners ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, sexual, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, women's prison, corrupt official, sexploitation, torture, sex, exploitation, rape, lesbian sex, female warden, crimes, tough heroes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Chained Heat II (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Czech Republic
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An American tourist lands in a Slavic prison run by a twisted woman and the U.S. ambassador.
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, rough, sexual ...
Plot: prison, sexual abuse, false accusation, exploitation, female warden, sexploitation, transvestism, injustice, escape, life is a bitch, going straight, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s
Place: czech republic, europe, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 5.0
 2K
Chained Heat (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Linda Blair plays Carol, a young woman who must serve 18 months in prison after drink driving and killing a man. The prison turns out to be brimming with decadence, corruption and sleaze, where the other female inmates are sadistic crack-selling ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, rough, bleak ...
Plot: sadism, sexual abuse, prison, racism, prostitute, rape and revenge, women's prison, captivity, sexploitation, lesbian sex, injustice, kids in trouble ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: women in prison, jungle, prostitute, racial tension, prison, sexual desire, injustice, opposites attract, false accusation, sexual abuse, women's prison, defiant ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, prison life, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, realistic, serious, tense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, prison rape, escape, prison, chase, injustice, on the road, police corruption, hitchhiker, psychotic, car theft, rape ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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, rough, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, prison, injustice, human spirit, prison life, social decay, juvenile delinquency, hopes, sexual abuse, racism, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prison, women's prison, female warden, teenage life, false accusation, crimes, juvenile delinquency, prison life, lesbian, friends, sexual relations, sexual abuse ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Nightmare in Badham County (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two UCLA coeds have engine trouble in small Southern town. When they spurn the local sheriff's advances he arranges for them to be taken to the women's prison on trivial charges (the judge is a cousin), where they must endure atrocities at ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: prison, racism, sexual abuse, small town, women's prison, strong female presence, small town life, on the road, frame up, prison life, psychopath, farm ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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99 Women (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain, Italy, West Germany, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Jesus Franco's campy women's prison film is worthwhile for genre devotees primarily due to an outstanding cast. Mercedes McCambridge is unintentionally hilarious as sadistic lesbian warden Thelma Diaz, spitting tacky dialogue with ...
Style: sexy, erotic, realistic, serious, sexual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, murder, prison, women's prison, sexual relations, manipulation, crimes, confined, gays and lesbians, rivalry, fighting the system, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s
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31%
Emmanuelle in Hell (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Emanuelle goes undercover into a prison to expose the corrupted officials who are brutalizing the inmates. Emanuelle is shocked by the horrors and humiliation the prisoners are subjected to, but when her true identity is discovered, she finds ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, disturbing, bleak, psychotronic ...
Plot: women's prison, prison, woman in danger, hidden identity, working undercover, sexual abuse, investigation, undercover, price of justice, prison life, uncover truth, legal ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Lockdown (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Avery (Jones) returns to college as a competitive swimmer after getting his life back on track. But his life takes another unexpected turn when he and his two friends (Bonds, Casseus) are wrongly accused of murder and end up in prison.
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: prison, false accusation, prison riot, prison life, criminal heroes, redemption, life is a bitch, confined, murder, vengeance, family life, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Guilt by Association (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Life is good for Susan, her two children and new boyfriend Russell. But life abruptly changes when she discovers her perfect boyfriend is a drug dealer. Realising the danger this could bring to her family she tells him to leave. Suddenly her house ...
Style: captivating, realistic, sincere, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: false accusation, injustice, drug dealing, legal, prison, righting the wronged, fighting the system, wrong place wrong time, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect, crimes, life is a bitch ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: political corruption, police corruption, frame up, prison, vengeance, nightclub, graphic violence, escape, gambling, vigilantism, death row, false accusation ...
Time: 50s
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Marked Man (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A jailed auto mechanic must run for his life after he witnesses the murder of a fellow inmate by two prison guards.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: frame up, murder, chase, injustice, righting the wronged, false accusation, death row, prison, wrongfully committed, prison life, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Perfect Witness (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A witness to a mob killing has second thoughts about testifying when he realizes his family might become a target.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, disturbing, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, courtroom, witness, prison, murder, restaurant, power relations, injustice, legal, dedicated lawyer, witnessing a crime, on the run ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Interrogation (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In Stalinist Poland, cabaret singer Tonia decides to spend the evening drinking with a group of friends. The next morning, she awakes to find that, for reasons unknown to her, she has been jailed as a political prisoner. As prison officials ...
Style: thought provoking, bleak, disturbing, realistic, serious ...
Plot: false accusation, prison, injustice, totalitarianism, prison life, dishonesty, confined, life is a bitch, society, political corruption, state affairs, rebellion ...
Time: 80s, post world war two
Place: poland, europe, central europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Under Lock and Key (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An FBI agent goes undercover in a women's prison to find evidence hidden by a drug dealer's ex-girlfriend. After she is taken off the case, she finds that the drug dealer has kidnapped her daughter. She enlists the help of one of her ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lesbian rape, prison, undercover, kidnapping, prison guard, escape, strong female presence, fashion, injustice, battles, gays and lesbians, confined ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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, prison life, life is a bitch, crimes, dishonesty, betrayal, confined, injustice, tough heroes, power relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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26%
Hellhole Women (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, West Germany
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Soon after newlyweds Olga and Michel set foot on the grounds of a notorious women's prison, they're arrested by topless guards and ushered behind bars where the warden quickly dismisses Michel but demands that Olga do a little time.
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, serious, realistic ...
Plot: zoophilia, bestiality, female warden, prison, transsexual, animal sex, prostitute, voyeurism, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, rape, women's prison ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Jailbait (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A gritty coming of age thriller about a young girl sent to juvenile prison for the murder of her abusive step father. The film follows Anna Nix's journey into the dark world of an all girls jail where she discovers complex relationships, drugs, ...
Style: rough, emotional, serious, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: women in prison, women's prison, prison sex, juvenile detention, prison, prison life, survival, confined, teenage life, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Women in Fury (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Brazil
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The young, pretty and shy Angela Duvall is jailed for murder in some Latin American country. In the prison she gets brutally "initiated" by the other inmates. The nice, honest and handsome prison doctor believe she's innocent and ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lesbian rape, jungle, prison, confined, fugitives, gays and lesbians, rivalry, life is a bitch, captivity, prison life, wrongfully committed, sexual abuse ...
Time: 80s
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
A Letter from Death Row (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A psychological thriller that takes you through the mind of convicted killer, Michael Raine, and his experiences on death row. Was he guilty of killing his girlfriend or was he a victim of a conspiracy to frame him for a crime he didn't commit? ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, psychological ...
Plot: death row, murder, injustice, escape, false accusation, prison, who done it, wrongfully committed, destiny, frame up, riddles and clues, prison life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.1
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House of Women (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An innocent, pregnant prison inmate (Shirley Knight) becomes the bad warden's (Andrew Duggan) personal favorite.
Style: tense, captivating, realistic, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: prison, women's prison, strong female presence, righting the wronged, family relations, injustice, death row, prison life, rebelliousness, wrongfully committed, false accusation, rehabilitation ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.2
 15K
Bad Boys (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Mick O'Brien is a young Chicago street thug torn between a life of petty crime and the love of his girlfriend. But when the heist of a local drug dealer goes tragically wrong Mick is sentenced to a brutal juvenile prison where violence is a ...
Style: neo noir, realistic, disturbing, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: prison, vengeance, juvenile delinquency, youth, rivalry, crimes, society, confined, gang war, violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), prison life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.3
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Red Corner (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: An American attorney on business in China, ends up wrongfully on trial for murder and his only key to innocence is a female defense lawyer from the country.
Style: suspenseful, thought provoking, serious, disturbing, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, frame up, death sentence, false accusation, fighting the system, legal action, political corruption, justice, dishonesty, state affairs, legal, male protagonist ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, asia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Women's Prison (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman about to get married discovers all too late that her spouse has mafia connections, when violence breaks out during her wedding. Caught up in the crossfire Lynn gets arrested and thrown into a women's prison.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, bleak, rough ...
Plot: prison, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, confined, rivalry, heroes, dangerous animal, rebellion, fighting the system, criminal heroes, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Reversible Errors (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 173 min.
Story: A corporate lawyer's interest in a decade-old murder case is piqued by a new confession that could clear the convicted killer, who sits on death row.
Style: tense, psychological, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: legal, investigation, false accusation, frame up, lovers reunited, uncover truth, police investigation, testimony, rebellion, confined, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%