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, pregnancy, motorcycle, construction worker, teenage boy, death of son, beating, man hits a woman, flashback, shower, drugs, male nudity, strangulation, fight ...
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, prison, confined, murder, rivalry and life is a bitch mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Offender: Starred Up (2013), Dog Pound (2010), Law Abiding Citizen (2009), Last Stop 174 (2008), One on One (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
 39K
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: serious, rough, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: prison, prison life, therapist, power relations, parents and children, confined, family reunited, teenage life, youth, troublemaker, family relations, warden ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: britain, england
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100%
 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: serious, sincere, tense, realistic, rough
Plot: juvenile delinquency, prison, sodomy, crimes, reformatory, redemption, gang war, social relations, deadly, going straight, realism, petty criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Law Abiding Citizen (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A frustrated man decides to take justice into his own hands after a plea bargain sets one of his family's killers free. He targets not only the killer but also the district attorney and others involved in the deal.
Style: serious, exciting, psychological, tense, suspense ...
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, fighting the system, murder, master criminal, crime, justice, death, prison, mind game, perfect crime, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Last Stop 174 (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sandro was a boy who loved to sing rap, to kiss, to stare the statue of Christ the Redeemer and dreamed to go visit Copacabana. Growing up on streets, the story culminates at the infamous episode of June 12th 2000, when Sandro hijacked bus 174.
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: hijacking, incompetent police, kids in trouble, life is a bitch, crimes, youth, danger, drug abuse, separated, society, street kid, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.7
 761
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: tense, realistic, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: vigilantism, vengeance, kidnapping, crimes, crime, murder, gory, deadly, danger, rivalry
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.3
 56
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: tense, bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: mind game, rivalry, prison life, prison, crimes, confined, criminal heroes, crime, psychological thriller, psychological torture, corruption
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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: suspenseful, serious, tense, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: bar, gang, vigilantism, injustice, crimes, hostages, confined, violence spree, crime, life is a bitch, sexual abuse, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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, rise and fall, tough heroes, ambition, criminal heroes, confined, crime, fugitives, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.7
 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: disturbing, rough, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison life, crime, haunted by the past, corrupt officer, law enforcement, deadly, downfall, violence spree, crimes, misfit, fish out of water, drug abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: prison, murder, criminal underworld, criminal, crime gone awry, dishonesty, deadly, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, gangsters, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.3
 3K
Jailbait (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, 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, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: women in prison, prison, prison life, crime, confined, survival, teenage life, murder, life is a bitch, parents and children, juvenile delinquency, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.5
 1K
The Big I Am (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A cruel twist of fate catapults small time crook Mickey Skinner into the big league, as head of a brutal London gang poised on the brink of a lucrative human-trafficking deal.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, rise and fall, gang, dishonesty, deadly, crimes, drugs/alcohol, crime, criminal heroes, unfulfillment, gangsters, ambition
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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: suspenseful, bleak, serious, rough, tense ...
Plot: youth, danger, prison, survival, power relations, re-education, prison life, juvenile delinquency, confined, delinquent, teenage protagonist, suicide attempt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.0
 2K
Shiner (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The past catches up with a ruthlessly ambitious boxing promoter.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: ambition, down on your luck, gangsters, crime, crimes, athlete's life, gang, dishonesty, vengeance, rivalry, limousine, boxing ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Thorne: Scaredycat (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: D.I. Tom Thorne's latest case puts him on the hunt for not one, but two serial killers, who seem to be working together, yet killing separately.
Style: realistic, rough, gloomy, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: murderous pair, crime, crimes, fighting crime, deadly, law enforcement, murder, strangulation, police detective, serial killer, police investigation
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 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, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: prison, vengeance, grudge, rivalry, neo noir, juvenile delinquency, youth, crime, society, prison life, urban ghetto, street kid ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.8
 972
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: serious, suspenseful, bleak, scary, realistic ...
Plot: isolation, danger, rivalry, reality, missing person, prison, politics, kidnapping, terrorism, deadly, prison life, captivity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, revenge, criminal, murder, robbery, vengeance, crime, gangsters, criminal heroes, crimes, missing person, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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 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: realistic, rough, tense, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, murder, vengeance, deadly, heroes, tough heroes, gang, pregnancy, haunted by the past, prison, fugitives, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.0
 825
The Man Inside (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A thriller centered on a young boxer trying to distance himself from his father's gangster past and the relationship with his trainer.
Style: rough, gloomy, touching, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape from reality, athlete's life, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, family in danger, danger, family problems, parents and children, athlete and trainer, crimes, family relations, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.5
 24K
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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, prison life, prison, car chase, crime, teaching the ways of the world, criminal heroes, betrayal, on the run, escapades, confined, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, mine, melbourne
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 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: tense, twists and turns, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: death row, prison life, introspection, murder, prison, family problems, deadly, friends, friendship, redemption, hopes, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: haunted by the past, crimes, life is a bitch, uncover truth, crime, danger, rivalry, dishonesty, heroes, tough heroes, vigilantism, hitman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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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, tense, serious, suspenseful
Plot: false accusation, pregnancy, uncover truth, crimes, protagonist as suspect, life is a bitch, race against time, drugged, baby girl, baby
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
All Things To All Men (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A thief is caught up in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse between a maverick cop and London crime boss.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: life is a bitch, crime, criminal heroes, cons and scams, crimes, rivals, dishonesty, law enforcement, wrong place wrong time, corruption, criminal, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, prison, rivalry, prison life, psychopath, crimes, confined, crime, manipulations, law enforcement, deadly, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.3
 735
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: exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: drug dealing, private detective, prison, crime, crimes, couples, vengeance, womanizer, gym, attorney, prison escape, beer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.6
 224
Bypass (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Tim has no job, but Tim ‘works’, selling stolen goods...In the face of mounting internal and external pressure, how far will he go to keep his head above water and protect those he loves?
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, touching ...
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, crimes, down on your luck, youth, society, urban, juvenile delinquency, working class
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 4.2
 681
Freight (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Russian gang operating in Leeds with no respect for the laws of England, traffic Eastern Europeans in containers then enslave them, the women to sex, the men to illegal fights. They cross local businessman Gabe Taylor and a war escalates, but when ...
Style: suspenseful, emotional, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, gang, prostitute, track down, vengeance, crime, confined, woman in danger, parents and children, forced into action, life is a bitch, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.4
 615
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: suspenseful, serious, bleak, emotional, thought provoking ...
Plot: friendship, prison, rebellion, injustice, feminism, racism, sexual abuse, good versus evil, legal, hopes, society, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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