Movies like Offender

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Offender (2012)
 6.2
 3K
Offender (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Justice needs to be served at Britain's most notorious young offenders institute.
Style: serious, tense, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: prison, crimes, confined, prison life, vengeance, life is a bitch, vigilantism, chase, robbery, juvenile delinquency, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, crime, fight, pregnancy, motorcycle, drugs, male nudity, construction worker, teenage boy, death of son, strangulation, beating, man hits a woman, flashback, shower ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, crime, confined, prison, rivalry, deadly and prison life mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Offender: Starred Up (2013), Dog Pound (2010), McVicar (1980), Punished (2011), Coldwater (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
 41K
Starred Up (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: 19-year-old Eric, arrogant and ultra-violent, is prematurely transferred to the same adult prison facility as his estranged father. As his explosive temper quickly finds him enemies in both prison authorities and fellow inmates — and his already ...
Style: rough, captivating, serious, tense, psychological ...
Plot: prison, prison life, confined, teenage life, parents and children, family reunited, family relations, warden, juvenile delinquent, troublemaker, father son relationship, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: britain, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.0
 10K
Dog Pound (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Canada, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three juvenile delinquents arrive at a correctional center and are put under the care of an experienced guard.
Style: sincere, serious, rough, tense, realistic ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, prison, crimes, sodomy, crime, going straight, prison life, youth, hopes, deadly, confined, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: serious, rough, realistic
Plot: prison, criminal, prison life, crime, tough heroes, heist, criminal heroes, human spirit, crimes, confined, fugitives, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1960s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 674
Punished (2011)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Real estate tycoon Wong Ho-Chiu (Anthony Wong Chau-Sang) suffers great pain when his daughter Daisy (Janice Man) is kidnapped and killed. Wong Ho-Chiu turns to his trusted bodyguard Chor (Richie Ren) to seek out the perpetrators and exact revenge. ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: kidnapping, manhunt, vengeance, life turned upside down, vigilantism, crimes, deadly, confined, track down, downfall, life is a bitch, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 6.4
 4K
Coldwater (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A teenage boy is sent to a juvenile reform facility in the wilderness. As we learn about the tragic events that sent him there, his struggle becomes one for survival with the inmates, counselors, and the retired war colonel in charge.
Style: tense, rough, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: survival, prison life, juvenile delinquency, youth, danger, re-education, prison, confined, power relations, violence, teenage boy, humiliation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.0
 10K
In Bar (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of young high society friends, aged between 18 and 25, are gathered at a friend's bar that they regularly frequent for the night. But when they finish of their last beer and prepare to head home they find themselves held captive at ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: bar, gang, captivity, vigilantism, murder, rivalry, vengeance, sexual abuse, crimes, deadly, confined, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
My Baby Is Missing (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jenna Davis, a single working mother, wakes up at home to discover she's delivered a stillborn baby girl. Is the child a victim of a cunning prenatal nurse who no one remembers seeing or is she the victim of her mother's own fractured ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: uncover truth, life is a bitch, crimes, race against time, false accusation, pregnancy, baby, protagonist as suspect, drugged, baby girl
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.2
 2K
The Escapist (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Denis Hopkins, a pilot, lives with his pregnant wife Valerie and has a comfortable lifestyle. When a gang of criminals led by the sadistic Ricky Barnes breaks into his home, he offers whatever the criminals want to protect his wife and unborn child, ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, violence spree, vengeance, confined, deadly, criminal heroes, murder, haunted by the past, tough heroes, crimes, heroes, gang ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.6
 2K
Screwed (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is a semi-biographical story based on the experiences of former prison guard Ronnie Thompson who spent seven years working in some of the UK's most dangerous prisons. Based on Thompson's book of the same name, the project stars ...
Style: rough, disturbing, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison life, downfall, fish out of water, life is a bitch, prison, confined, crime, deadly, corrupt officer, crimes, violence spree, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.2
 13K
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: realistic, disturbing, tense, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: prison, vengeance, juvenile delinquency, youth, neo noir, rivalry, crime, prison life, society, crimes, confined, gang war ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Boston Strangler: The Untold Story (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Boston Strangler: The Untold Story is an intense true-crime thriller about Albert De Salvo, a wise cracking, small time criminal with an unrelenting sex drive, who ultimately falsely confesses to being the strangler that wreaked havoc in Boston ...
Style: scary, psychological, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, danger, prison, prison life, law enforcement, psychopath, crimes, confined, deadly, crime, manipulations, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.9
 2K
Shiner (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The past catches up with a ruthlessly ambitious boxing promoter.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: vengeance, gang, ambition, athlete's life, gangsters, crime, crimes, down on your luck, rivalry, dishonesty, boxing, promoter ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.3
 762
Garter Snake (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the heat of the night, a man from faraway plays the piano. In the local hillside prison, a bitter double-crossed convict stares at the city life over the roofs. A revenge is brewing in his mind; the blood-thirsty killer prepares his escape. Vares ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: private detective, prison, drug dealing, vengeance, crimes, couples, prisoner, private investigator, prison escape, murder, crime, womanizer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Easy Money III: Life Deluxe (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 127 min.
Story: JW now lives in exile and is more than ever determined to find out what happened to his missing sister Camilla. Every trace leads him to the world of organized crime in Stockholm. Jorge is about to do his last score - the largest robbery in Swedish ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, robbery, revenge, murder, criminal, working undercover, danger, missing person, criminal heroes, crime, gangsters, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.9
 2K
Three Walls (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Three men are on death row. Jaggu (Jackie Shroff), a lawyer and a poet, is serving a sentence for murdering his wife because she was cheating on him with another man. Nagya (Nagesh Kukunoor), a man angry with the whole world, is arrested for ...
Style: touching, serious, tense, bleak, contemplative ...
Plot: prison life, confined, prison, crimes, family problems, criminal heroes, murder, redemption, death row, hopes, escaped prisoner, prisoner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.7
 820
One on One (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 122 min.
Story: On May 9th, a female high school student was brutally murdered. There are 7 suspects and 7 shadows that terrorize them. Who are they and which one of them is you?
Style: suspenseful, tense, bleak, realistic, rough ...
Plot: rivalry, vengeance, kidnapping, danger, vigilantism, strong violent content, gory, crimes, crime, deadly, murder
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.4
 1K
Played (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An examination of the malevolent London underworld with it's despicable criminal underground. Ray (Mick Rossi) just finished an eight year prison sentence after getting set up. Now he is back on the streets to settle the score.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: prison, murder, criminal underworld, criminal, crime gone awry, heist, deadly, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, gangsters, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.2
 65
Chess Game (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Mina (Priscila Fantin) is arrested for defrauding the Social Security and beyond to defend the other inmates need to escape from the prison director of surveillance (Tuca Andrada). The crime involved a Senator (Antonio Calloni), trying in every way ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: mind game, prison, strong female presence, confined, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, rivalry, prison life, psychological thriller, psychological torture, corruption
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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 5.0
 1K
Top Dog (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hooligan boss Billy Evans has it all - a successful business, a beautiful family and respect on the terraces. But when he clashes with gangster Mickey over a backstreet proetection racket, Billy soon finds himself out of his depth as they look to ...
Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, downfall, crimes, crime, ambition, blind ambition, gang, criminal heroes, unfulfillment, urban, drugs/alcohol, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.8
 997
Senseless (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Elliott Gast (Jason Behr) is quickly climbing the corporate ladder of international commerce, negotiating deals to generate large fortunes for giant corporations. His success makes him the target for political extremists who kidnap him and broadcast ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, scary ...
Plot: missing person, reality, captivity, deadly, confined, isolation, danger, terrorism, prison life, internet, rivalry, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.2
 654
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: rough, disturbing, tense, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: friendship, injustice, prison, juvenile delinquency, prison life, social decay, hopes, human spirit, sexual abuse, rivalry, racism, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.2
 1K
2:22 (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The plan was easy; the job was not. On a snowy night a tight crew of four criminals plan to pull off a routine heist. When things go horribly wrong, friendship, loyalty and trust are pushed to the limit.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, confined, disorder, crime gone awry, dishonesty, crimes, criminal heroes, suspect, crime boss, hotel, profanity, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.8
 597
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak, tense ...
Plot: prison life, prison, haunted by the past, survival, criminal heroes, confined, danger, crimes, prison fight, prison rape, strong violent content, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
11%
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The Butcher's Son (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Dominican Republic
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A cop works against his country's corrupt government in order to find justice on a case.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: uncover truth, tough heroes, rivalry, vengeance, haunted by the past, crimes, heroes, betrayal, vigilantism, danger, political corruption, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Shield and the Sword (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: During a patrol, Julie and Simon, two police constables, injure a wealthy man who pointlessly killed their partner. This wealthy man in question turns out to be the son of a politician. This is why the two police constables are accused of brutality ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: investigation, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, crime, deadly, working undercover, criminal, politician, drugs, police, duty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.6
 380
One Eyed King (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Residents of Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen attempt to balance family and friendship against the harsh street life that unfolds around them
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: gangsters, gang, crimes, crime, irish american, gangster
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After being cruelly set up by a crooked detective named Sugimi (Isao Natsuyagi), whom she loved, Nami Matsushima (aka Matsu the Scorpion) (Meiko Kaji) is sentenced to do hard time in a women's prison, which is run by sadistic and horny male ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, stylized ...
Plot: prison, vengeance, women's prison, corrupt law enforcer, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, crime, prison life, danger, woman in danger, deadly, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 3.9
 2K
Bullet Train (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, India
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story revolves around a set of Indians, fighting to get what is their own, while another set of Indians working for the Scotland Yard Police chase them hard to stop them from spreading terror. The film in entirety has been been shot in London, ...
Style: serious, tense, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: race against time, train, terrorism, vengeance, danger, life is a bitch, swat, immigrants, uninhibited rivalry, deportation, bomb, forceful separation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Journal of a Contract Killer (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stephanie Komack was a high-class hooker and assassin for the Italian Mob. Now working in London as a waitress, and a single mother to her seven year old daughter, the Mob track Stephanie down and persuade her to do one last job. The hit goes wrong ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Plot: prostitute, hitman, kidnapping, italian mafia, vengeance, single parent, rivalry, deadly, crimes, violence, revenge, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.5
 25K
Son of a Gun (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia, UK, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Locked up for a minor crime, 19 year old JR quickly learns the harsh realities of prison life. Protection, if you can get it, is paramount. JR soon finds himself under the watchful eye of Australia's most notorious criminal, Brendan Lynch, but ...
Style: tense, exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, prison life, prison, car chase, crime, teaching the ways of the world, criminal heroes, betrayal, on the run, master criminal, crimes, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, melbourne
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%