Movies like When He's Not a Stranger

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When He's Not a Stranger (1989)
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When He's Not a Stranger (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: At a California university, Lyn goes to meet her best friend Melanie in the dorm room of Melanie's boyfriend Ron, a football star. When Lyn arrives, Melanie is not there. Ron forces himself on Lyn. When she resists, Ron throws her on the bed and rapes her. Lyn initially tries to forget about it, but when she does decide to pursue a university hearing, the pressure of Melanie, Ron, and the school is brought to bear...
Plot: rape, football player, university, social problem, counselor, college student, social injustice, sexual assault, hostility, complaint

Most similar movies to When He's Not a Stranger

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, cult film, psychotronic and serious films with plots about rape, female nudity, courtroom, sexual assault, rape victim, college student and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like When He's Not a Stranger: A Case of Rape (1974), Crime Of Innocence (1985), Listening to Rain (2012), My Son Is Innocent (1996), Cry Rape (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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A Case of Rape (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When she was raped, Ellen thought it was the worst thing to ever happen to her. What was worse, was the treatment by the hospital staff, police and the court system, when she reported it, and the man was caught.
Plot: rape, rape victim, understanding, feminist, anger, social injustice, courtroom, defense attorney, sexual assault, victim, humiliation, skepticism ...
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Crime Of Innocence (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two teenage girls are locked up for a minor offence by a harsh judge who thinks a night in jail will do them good. It's a traumatizing experience that includes an assault. Afterwards, one of the girls and her family seek justice against an ...
Plot: prison rape, sexual assault, teenage girl, injustice, judge, women's prison, degradation, rape, corruption, prison
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55%
Listening to Rain (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Listening to Rain is a coming of age story centered around two girls who are sexually assaulted during their senior year of high school. This unique films follows Haley and Emily as they attempt find themselves and recover from unimaginable trauma. ...
Plot: suicide, cutting, teenager, girl, cut, strong female lead, women, rape, lesbian, christianity, sexual assault, coming of age ...
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50%
My Son Is Innocent (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After a brutal nighttime attack on a woman alone in her suburban home, police investigators zero in on teenager Eric Sutter. When the victim identifies Sutter as her attacker, the legal system closes in on the boy as friends, neighbors and the media ...
Plot: rape, falsely accused, police station, imprisonment, mistaken identity, police investigation, police interrogation, false accusation, courtroom
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Cry Rape (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A man who is arrested for rape swears it wasn't him but somebody who looks just like him, but the victim insists it was him.
Plot: rape, mistaken identity, sexual assault, rape victim, confrontation, rapist, victim, humiliation, courtroom, court, police interrogation, medical examination ...
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42%
Two Girls for a Madman (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Two young girls in New York City studying to be ballet dancers are chosen by a crazed sex fiend to be his next victims. He rapes one of them at gunpoint and then proceeds to stalk and terrorize both of them.
Plot: ballet, rape, stalker, female nudity, shower, gay slur, carjacking, nudity (full frontal - brief), air disaster, car theft, exploitation
Place: new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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38%
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Dumont's Case (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Michel Dumont is charged, judged and sentenced for a rape he denies ever having committed. While he serves his time in prison, Solange, who he fell in love with during his trial, embarks on the colossal task of proving his innocence and having the ...
Plot: injustice, rape, arrest, male nudity, female nudity, sexual assault, delivery man, trial, divorced divorcee, pubic hair, suspect, court ...
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38%
Mojave Phone Booth (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In the middle of the Mojave desert rests an abandoned phone booth, riddled with bullet holes, graffiti, its windows broken, but otherwise functioning. Its identity was born on the Internet and for years, travelers would make the trek down a lonely ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, contemplative, sincere
Plot: self discovery, hopes, lifestyle, estrangement, dull life, introspection, couple relations, vandalism, society, interlinked stories, desert, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas
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A Death in the Family (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young wife's religious faith is shaken when her husband dies in a car accident.
Plot: car accident, death of husband, child's point of view, widow, brother sister relationship, death of father, death, interracial relations, mother son relationship
Time: 1910s
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38%
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No Big Deal (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A school takes on a troublesome boy from juvenile hall, in order to try to help him settle back in to normal life. But everything seems to be mounted against him, including a drunken mother.
Plot: junior high school, car thief, juvenile delinquent, loyalty, alcoholic mother, school dance, volkswagen beetle, friendship, school teacher
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Silent Witness (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The marriage of a young working-class woman is jeopardized when she witnesses her brother-in-law's participation in a gang rape of an intoxicated woman in a neighborhood bar.
Plot: family conflict, rape, fear, secret, husband wife relationship, rapist, family relations, brother in law, rape victim, court, female nudity, trial ...
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38%
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The Bad Bunch (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A white ex-GI goes to a black ghetto to deliver a letter from his buddy, a black soldier who died in Vietnam. When he arrives there he encounters hostility and trouble from all sides.
Plot: ghetto, soldier, hostility, violence
Place: vietnam
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38%
The Magic Garden of Stanley Sweetheart (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Based on a semi-autobiographical novel by Robert T. Westbrook, the movie is about 23 year old Columbia University dropout (Stanley Sweetheart) who seeks his identity during the sexual revolution.
Style: cult film, underground film
Plot: young man, columbia university, erotica, red pubic hair, party, body painting, masturbation, group sex, sex, film within a film, nudity (full frontal - brief), counterculture ...
Place: new york
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37%
Co-ed Call Girl (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Thanks to a roommate's practical joke, bookish college student Joanna Halbert finds herself signed up with a Malibu-based escort service which promises her big money and an easy ride. Instead, she becomes entangled in a web of corruption, ...
Plot: college student, escort service, escort, shame, money problems, pimp, prostitution, call girl, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, prostitute, limousine ...
Place: malibu california, california
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37%
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Mondo Keyhole (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Howard Thorne is a rapist in Los Angeles: he meets women at work and at parties or he sees them walking down the street, and he follows them, terrifies them, and assaults them. He also dreams about these assaults, and he's unclear how much of ...
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: serial rapist, revenge, rape, rapist, lesbian, husband wife relationship, rape and revenge, castration, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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37 (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On a March night in 1964, 37 neighbors in Queens, New York, witness the brutal murder of Kitty Genovese. None of them takes action or calls the police. 37 tells the story of a few of these people and what led up to the night when they unexplainably ...
Plot: rape, murder, racism, loss of innocence, indifference, apathy, female director, witness
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33%
A House Divided (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the aftermath of the terrible Civil War which has devastated the South, Amanda America Dixon returns home to find she has become the sole heir to a vast cotton plantation. But the dreadful secret which has blighted her life threatens to deprive ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, touching, sincere
Plot: family relations, slavery, family secret, white male black female relationship, interracial relations, inheritance, secret, court, mixed race child, social injustice, racial prejudice, sibling rivalry ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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White Lie (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A black New York man returns to his southern hometown to investigate his father's lynching at the hands of a white mob.
Style: suspense, reflective
Plot: social injustice, injustice, doctor, murder, african american, haunted by the past, racist, lynching, racial prejudice, execution, black man, interracial romance ...
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32%
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Saatchya Aat Gharat (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A group of young boys and girls grapple with moral issues in a changing world.
Plot: drunkenness, rape victim, social worker, post traumatic stress, group of friends, college student, rape, courtroom, language barrier, breakup, injury, rapist ...
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31%
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And So It Is (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bolivia
Duration: 75 min.
Story: While her husband is on his way to the market, a peasant woman is raped and murdered. Her widower carefully plans his revenge.
Plot: rape, revenge, businessman, native american, rape and revenge, countryside, community
Place: bolivia
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31%
A Sweet Sickness (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: A young woman gets sexually used and abused by every man she meets while on her way to rising to the top of Hollywood's entertainment industry.
Plot: pantyhose, rape, stripper, orgy, prostitution, moral corruption, pimp, sex, lesbianism, nudity (full frontal - brief), female stockinged legs, apartment ...
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30%
Daughters of Lesbos (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Exploitative look at a secret club for women where they can go to be with other women.
Style: psychotronic, sexploitation film, cult film, erotic
Plot: hippie, rape, revenge, rape revenge, lesbian sex, female nudity, sexploitation, exploitation, sex, lesbian, lesbianism, erotica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Holed-Up (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: A story of a famous actor named Grahme who witnessed a director assault an actress two years ago. Now Grahme is working with Richard (the very same director), on a new film and this time with Malorie, a new leading lady. Grahme's manager Steve ...
Style: dark
Plot: darkness, celebrity, rape
Place: oregon, portland oregon
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30%
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The Man Who Left His Will on Film (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A metaphysical mystery involving a university student's camera getting stolen, and the thief then committing suicide. Looking back upon the event, the situation comes to be questioned if it happened at all.
Plot: rape, telephone, student, university, japanese new wave, breaking the fourth wall, jumping off a building, communist, sex scene, surrealism, suicide, female nudity ...
Place: tokyo
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29%
Spike Drink Gang (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Mrs Tsui (Yvonne Yung) buys a soft drink at a convenience store but feels drowsy afterwards to the point of fainting. Two men take care of her but are in fact after her bank account information. She wakes up in a different area and reports the ...
Plot: rape, prisoner, spiked drink, butcher shop, female nudity, police detective, police officer, ransom, extortion, bare breasts
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29%
The Girl, the Body, and the Pill (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A suburban high school teacher is fired from her job for teaching sex education. But she continues to give private sessions at her home to her former students leading to rumors and complications around town.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: exploitation, high school, sex education, abortion, rape, happy ending, pill, classroom, party, sex, teacher, infidelity ...
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29%
P.K. and the Kid (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: P.K. runs away from home because her step-father keeps on harassing her sexually and her mother is ignoring the problem. She hides in the loading space of Kid Kane's pickup, who's on the way to the world championships in arm-wrestling. ...
Plot: arm wrestling, child abuse, rape, runaway, stepfather, attempted rape, teenage girl
Place: san francisco
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28%
Sing a Song of Sex (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Four sexually hungry high school students preparing for their university entrance exams meet up with an inebriated teacher singing bawdy drinking songs. This encounter sets them on a less than academic path.
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, touching, sexual ...
Plot: university, youth, vietnam war, society, politics, love and romance, high school life, college, high school, innocence lost, sexuality, petition ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1967
Place: japan, tokyo
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28%
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Family Nest (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Családi tüzfészek (aka Family Nest) is an intimate portrayal of a family slowly disintegrating under various pressures in late 1970s communist Hungary. The plot of the film is deceptively simple, with the occasional momentous event--including one ...
Plot: rape, large family, hungarian, apartment, violence
Place: hungary
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28%
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She Lives! (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A young couple searches for the cure for the girl's terminal illness.
Plot: terminal illness, melancholy, dying young, death, disease, love, star crossed lovers, college student
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%