Movies like The Brute

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The Brute (1977)
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The Brute (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Glamour model Diane Shepherd is routinely being beaten by her husband Tim, who accuses her of infidelity. When she can't take it anymore, she finds shelter with photographer Mark and his girlfriend Carrie. They introduce Diana to Millie, who is in a similar situation. Meanwhile, Tim informs Diane that if she doesn't come back to him, he will see to it that he gains custody of their son, Timmy.
Plot: domestic violence, violence, psychopath, sadist, marriage, captive, fashion model, terror, exploitation, husband wife relationship, physical abuse, sadism, escape, women's liberation, wife beater
Place: england

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Most similar movies to The Brute

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and bleak films with plots about violence, murder, husband wife relationship, brutality, female nudity, death and crimes mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Brute: Murder: By Reason of Insanity (1985), The Jail: The Women's Hell (2006), Scum (1979), Dirty Weekend (1993), Slayground (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Murder: By Reason of Insanity (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A crime drama dircted by Anthony Page.
Plot: murder, domestic violence, immigrants, nurse, insanity, fear, ex husband ex wife relationship, judge, terror, husband wife relationship, polish american
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Jail: The Women's Hell (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three women are sent by steamboat to an undisclosed jungle prison called "The Home of Lost Souls". Here they experience the usual beatings, whippings, cat fights and humiliations. The butch warden has a deal on the side with a local pimp ...
Style: rough, brutal, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: women in prison, sexploitation, women's prison, torture, violence, sadism, voyeurism, escape, voyeur, panties, shower, interspecies sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.6
 10K
Scum (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This is the hard and shocking story of life in a British Borstal for young offenders. The brutal regime made no attempt to reform or improve the inmates and actively encouraged a power struggle between the 'tough' new inmate and the ...
Style: disturbing, rough, tense, serious, cult film ...
Plot: prison, juvenile delinquency, youth, rebellion, kids in trouble, violence, riot, racism, revenge, corruption, criminal heroes, prison life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.1
 575
Dirty Weekend (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Shortly after she moves into her own flat in Brighton, Bella finds she is being spied on and generally harassed by a man living across from her. Finally driven to solving the problem with a hammer, she realises she is then ready for a crusade ...
Plot: erotica, gun, female protagonist, sexism, bag over head, fat man, moral dilemma, sadist, sexist, psychopath, misogyny, best friend ...
Place: england, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.0
 347
Slayground (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Stone (Peter Coyote) hits an armored truck without his usual driver. The ensuing getaway leads to the death of an innocent. The payback is swift and brutal. The wronged father hires a twisted, sociopathic assassin to avenge his loss. One by one the ...
Plot: robbery, revenge, car accident, manslaughter, machine gun, murder, cat, death of child, thief, hitman, assassination, dead child
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.7
 6K
A Vigilante (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A once abused woman, Sadie, devotes herself to ridding victims of their domestic abusers while hunting down the husband she must kill to truly be free.
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, rough, suspense
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, boys' night
Plot: domestic violence, vigilante, violence, vengeance, deliberate cruelty, female protagonist, pain, beating, escape, family relations, hotel room, broken arm ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york state, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Brash Young Turks (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: From award winning director Naeem Mahmood, comes Brash Young Turks, a bold debut feature telling a fast paced struggle of love, crime and power, against all odds.
Plot: aspiration, teenager, gang violence, coming of age, hustler, strong female character, youth, ambition
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
New Female Prisoner Scorpion: Special Cellblock X (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A nurse is framed for her involvement in the hospital murder of a politician who was threatening to expose corrupt practices. She escapes from jail but is captured and sent back, resulting in the rest of the inmates being punished, added to which of ...
Plot: violence, exploitation, escape, cell, warden, prison, surprise, sleaze, yakuza, female criminal, women's prison
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Embryo Hunts in Secret (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A man keeps his girlfriend tied up in his small apartment and tortures her. She is undressed, subjected to various types of bondage, whipped, and tortured with a razor blade. He also brushes her hair, applies make-up on her, and breaks down and ...
Style: disturbing
Plot: abusive husband, japanese new wave, song, brutality, sadism, flashback, bathtub, prisoner, female nudity, enslavement, atrocity, bible quote ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Abusing Protocol (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Story: After the death of his brother (Tommy), RJ moves in with Gang Leader (Cane) and quickly finds himself wrapped up in a world of abuse and drugs. Local businessman (Dave) is watching the things he loves disappear in front of his very eyes. What ...
Plot: violence, gang, police, robbery, drugs, sex, hoodie, gangster, gangsters, drunkenness, affair, street gang ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
When No One Would Listen (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jessica has been married to her controlling husband Gary for years. She began dating him at the age of fifteen and has two kids, Maggie and Pete. After some career trouble Gary moves the family out to a New York suburb. Anyway, at first Gary seems ...
Plot: domestic violence, violence, abuse, gun, bullet, bakery, gunshot, handgun, pistol, spouse
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.8
 2K
McVicar (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: John McVicar was a London Bad Boy. he graduated to armed bank robbery and was Britain's "Public Enemy No. 1". He was captured and put into a high security prison. Will even the highest security prison be able to hold him? This is the ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious
Plot: prison, criminal, prison life, tough heroes, human spirit, heist, escape, confined, fugitives, crimes, crime, rise and fall ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Once Were Warriors (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A drama about a Maori family lving in Auckland, New Zealand. Lee Tamahori tells the story of Beth Heke’s strong will to keep her family together during times of unemployment and abuse from her violent and alcoholic husband.
Style: rough, emotional, realistic, sincere, tense ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, domestic violence, funeral, suicide, rape, unemployment, dysfunctional family, violence, family relations, indigenous, ghetto, tattoo ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.9
 9K
Performance (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Young gangster Chas Devlin seeks refuge from the mob in a basement belonging to a reclusive, fading rock star Turner.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, on the run, rock star, crime, crimes, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, criminal heroes, music, rock, violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: london, europe, england, berlin germany, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.7
 40
Judy (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A depraved sex killer preys on women of ill repute in the red light district area of Boston, Massachusetts. Hard-nosed maverick private detective Gunner Sloan gets hired by the wealthy Fairchild to find the psycho after the creep attacks ...
Plot: pantyhose, industrialist, female nudity, black pantyhose, sadism, police, rape, female stockinged legs, sensuality, murder, exploitation
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Child I Never Was (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A serial killer dispassionately discusses the nuts and bolts of his grisly avocation, as well as the youthful traumas which helped to mold him into a psychopath, in this disturbing independent drama from Germany, based on the true story of of ...
Style: psychological, serious, bleak, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: pedophile, murder, psychopath, sexual abuse, child abuse, teenage life, life is a bitch, youth, investigation, juvenile delinquency, society, sadism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1966, year 1962, year 1976
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Bloody Child (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This film was inspired by a real event—a young US Marine, recently back from the Gulf War, was found digging a grave for his murdered wife in the middle of the California Mojave.
Plot: female director, bar, digging a grave, surrealism, marine, stallion, u.s. marine, husband wife relationship, arrest, injury, marriage, death ...
Place: mojave desert, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.2
 222
A Time To Die (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A World War II vet sets out in 1948 to avenge the death of his wife at the hands of Nazis. His targets are four Germans, a Sicilian, and a Hungarian who committed the atrocities. He is aided by a CIA operative, who has another agenda. One of the ...
Plot: war crime, husband wife relationship, world war two, flashback, nazi, torture, female nudity, revenge, murder, terror, post world war two, war criminal ...
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Great Ecstasy of Robert Carmichael (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a small English coastal town, three teenage boys are drawn into a world of temptation and violence. Bored, troubled and excluded, the boys are unable to accept or even recognise moral boundaries. Their actions move inexorably towards a truly ...
Style: suspense, brutal, suspenseful, tense
Plot: teenage rape, gang rape, violence, gang, brutality, social class, cruelty, teenager, rape, coastal town, countryside, traumatic experience ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
School for Unclaimed Girls (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A gold digging man seduces a widow for her money, and also makes a pass at her teenage Daughter, the Daughter plans a terrible revenge
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: youth, crimes, crime, gays and lesbians, prison, fall in love, teenage life, prison life, school, chases and races, fugitives, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.3
 6K
I.D. (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Four policemen go undercover and infiltrate a gang of football hooligans hoping to route out their leaders. For one of the four, the line between 'job' and 'yob' becomes more unclear as time passes . . .
Style: psychological, bleak, rough, gloomy, contemplative ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, soccer, violence, police, hoodlum, bar fight, working undercover, obsession, human nature, crimes, strong violent content, profanity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
44 Inch Chest (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Provocative, outrageously profane and surprisingly tender amidst an explosion of unbridled testosterone, 44 INCH CHEST explores the masculine ego at breaking point, testing whether fear is stronger than love. Colin (Ray Winstone) is in agony, ...
Style: tense, surreal, bleak, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, vengeance, rivalry, confined, crimes, abduction, jealous husband, couples, friendship, family relations, danger, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.5
 22K
If.... (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The film is a caustic portrait of a traditional English boys’ boarding school, where social hierarchy reigns supreme and power remains in the hands of distanced and ineffectual teachers and callously vicious prefects in the Upper Sixth. But three ...
Style: cult film, biting, suspense, surreal, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school shooting, rebellion, satire, private school, coming of age, youth, social satire, boarding school life, school, boarding school, teenage life, rebelliousness ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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White Slaves of Chinatown (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: The beautiful, brutal Olga procures prostitutes and pushes heroin for the syndicate, confining and torturing her pretty victims in a private dungeon located in New York City's sinister Chinatown.
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: prostitute, chinatown, captive, dungeon, torture, bondage, torture chamber, sadist, lesbianism, drug addict, sadism, female nudity ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.4
 37K
In the Bedroom (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Summertime on the coast of Maine, "In the Bedroom" centers on the inner dynamics of a family in transition. Matt Fowler is a doctor practicing in his native Maine and is married to New York born Ruth Fowler, a music teacher. He is involved ...
Style: bleak, realistic, sincere, serious, suspense ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, crumbling marriage, family in crisis, jealousy, dysfunctional family, vengeance, family relations, parents and children, small town, age difference, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 42
The Line (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An American soldier sent to Vietnam goes AWOL and returns to his hometown. His parents turn him over to military authorities. He is court-martialled and sent to the toughest military prison in the US - the Army Stockade of the Presidio base near San ...
Plot: vietnam war, physical abuse, terror, army, military prison, american, violence, pacifism, strike, court martial, anti war, deserter ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
London Boulevard (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A parolee battles a gangster for the affections of a reclusive movie star.
Style: suspenseful, rough, melancholic, brutal, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: paparazzi, violence, fall in love, gangsters, vengeance, going straight, criminal heroes, dishonor among criminals, starting over, criminal's revenge, ex convict, crime boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Sense of Freedom (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A Sense of Freedom is a 1979 British crime film directed by John Mackenzie for Scottish television. The film starred David Hayman and featured Hector Nicol & Fulton Mackay, is a based on the book of the true story of Jimmy Boyle, who was ...
Plot: convict, cruelty, death of mother, prison life, rage, prison guard, prison, dehumanization, funeral, prison sentence, excrement, strait jacket ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 70s
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Give Us Tomorrow (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Masked intruders take the family of a bank manager hostage in order to rob his bank.
Plot: bank, hostage, exploitation, robbery, family, home invasion, female nudity, sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Rebel Rousers (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: In a small, US costal town with many Spanish speakers, a motorcycle gang arrives on holiday. Also in town to try to reconnect with his pregnant girlfriend, Karen, is businessman Paul Collier. Paul and a leader of the cyclists, J.J., knew each other ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: biker, motorcycle gang, sexual assault, drag racing, sadist, nudity (full frontal - brief), race, motorcycle racing, high school, pregnancy, architect, unplanned pregnancy ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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