Movies like 14 Days to Life

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14 Days to Life (1997)
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14 Days to Life (1997)
Original name: 14 Tage lebenslänglich
Genre: Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Konrad von Seidlitz is a young yuppie lawyer currently celebrating his engagement with Cornelia, daughter of minister of justice Volkerts. As a public relations gag, he hasn't paid his parking fines for two years and now insists on being sentenced to jail for two weeks as punishment. Using his knowledge as a lawyer he makes the best out of his visit in jail still working, still in a splendid mood and not adapting to any rule. Probably a good way to get the desired public attention, but also a good way to make enemies inside the jail-house. One day before Konrad is to be released his booth is searched and two hundred grams of cocaine are found. That's a serious problem even for a brilliant lawyer like Konrad and even if you're innocent
Style: thought provoking, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: prison life, legal, prison, lawyer, prisoner, toilet, crimes, confined, crime, life is a bitch, dishonesty, marketing, cocaine, warden, small community, sex, party, female nudity, drugs, brutality, courtroom, justice, male nudity, best friend, prison guard ...
Time: 90s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, murder, dishonesty, deadly, life is a bitch, female nudity and prison mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like 14 Days to Life: One Way (2006), Murder in the First (1995), The Child (2012), Deadly Breed (1989), After the Truth (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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One Way (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: To cover up his infidelities and protect his upcoming marriage, a star advertiser helps free an accused rapist by giving a false alibi and suffers the brutal revenge of the victim.
Style: suspenseful, clever, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: rapist, testimony, rape and revenge, rape, false accusation, courtroom, vengeance, revenge, couple relations, infidelity, crime, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Murder in the First (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Inspired by a true story. A petty criminal sent to Alcatraz in the 1930s is caught attempting to make an escape. As punishment he is put in solitary confinement. The maximum stay is supposed to be 19 days, but Henri spends years alone, cold and in ...
Style: thought provoking, emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: prison, murder, lawyer, courtroom, warden, theft, solitary, prisoner, fighting the system, warner bros, crimes, graphic violence ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, 30s, year 1938 ...
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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The Child (2012)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Simon Sachs, a terminally ill ten year old boy, claims to have been a serial killer in his previous life and apparently he can prove it. He leads a lawyer, Robert Stern to the locations of the bodies, who were killed long before Simon was born. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, disturbing, realistic
Plot: legal investigation, serial killer, crimes, terminal illness, legal action, deadly, rivalry, legal, pedophile, sexual abuse, life is a bitch, pedophilia
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Deadly Breed (1989)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The flames of racism burn hot as a murderous band of skinheads wreak havoc on the Los Angeles landscape and only one man can put an end to their explosive evil. Stars Blake Bahner, William Smith, Addison Randall.
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parole officer, warden, gang, chases and races, crime, deadly, society, interracial relations, opposites attract, crimes, dishonesty, confined ...
Time: 80s
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After the Truth (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The famous Nazi-Doctor Dr. Josef Mengele - the "death angel of Auschwitz", who killed more than 300.000 people - comes back from his hide out in Argentina to Germany as a 87 year old man. He must stand up in front of a court for his ...
Style: disturbing, sincere, controversial, realistic, serious ...
Plot: courtroom, holocaust, rivalry, life turned upside down, power relations, courtroom drama, moral dilemma, haunted by the past, uncover truth, dedicated lawyer, against humanity, legal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany
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Ghosted (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: ‘GHOSTED’ tells a story of survival inside a British Prison. Jack a model prisoner, has kept his head down and done his time. After his wife confirms that she is leaving him, on the anniversary of their son’s death, the only thing that keeps ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak, twists and turns ...
Plot: prison life, prison, prison rape, survival, haunted by the past, criminal heroes, crimes, danger, confined, prison fight, strong violent content, jail cell ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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Blind Injustice (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A blind woman finds herself the target of an attacker again after the person originally convicted of her rape is found to be innocent of the crime.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Plot: prison life, prison, crimes, life is a bitch, confined, injustice, disability, false accusation, woman in danger, criminal's revenge, blindness, surprise attack ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Last Dance (1996)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Upon taking a new job, young lawyer Rick Hayes is assigned to the clemency case of Cindy Liggett, a woman convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to death. As Hayes investigates the background for her case, the two begin to form a deep ...
Style: emotional, tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prison, murder, lethal injection, lawyer, death row, courtroom drama, life is a bitch, legal action, dedicated lawyer, prison life, false accusation, power relations ...
Time: 90s
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Payback (1995)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Oscar Bonsetter tells a dying prisoner that he will take revenge on the sadistic guard who killed him. In exchange, Oscar is told of a stash of money. Oscar is eventually released from prison but when he goes to get revenge, he gets sidetracked by ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
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Country: Poland
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense, disturbing
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Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, tense, scary
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Time: contemporary
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The List (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, realistic
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Time: 90s
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Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, psychological
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Time: 90s
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Duration: 105 min.
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Duration: 104 min.
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The Grave (1996)
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Duration: 90 min.
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 102 min.
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Genre: Thriller
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Duration: 92 min.
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Mean Dog Blues (1978)
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