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Jackal of Nahueltoro (1969)
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Jackal of Nahueltoro (1969)
Original name: El Chacal de Nahueltoro
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on an actual event that occurred in the southern region of Chillán in 1960, tells the story of an illiterate peasant who, while drunk, murdered the woman with whom he had relationships and her five daughters
Style: based on true events
Plot: mental disorder, social injustice, prison, children, money, loneliness, police officer, train, police, food, violence, friendship, death, murder, wine, priest, railway, house, tragedy, farmer, brutality, poverty, baby, peasant, girl ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: chile

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, interesting and bleak films with plots about murder, death, violence, friendship, crimes, brutality and storytelling mostly in Drama, Crime and Biography genres. Some movies like Jackal of Nahueltoro: Infamous (2006), In Cold Blood (1967), The Riverman (2004), Capote (2005), In the Blink of an Eye (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Infamous (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: While researching his book In Cold Blood, writer Truman Capote develops a close relationship with convicted murderers Dick Hickock and Perry Smith.
Style: emotional, tense, serious, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: murder, journalism, writers, obsession, gay, friendship, crimes, writer's life, manipulation, justice, character study, police investigation ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century
Place: kansas, new york, manhattan new york city, usa, california ...
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In Cold Blood (1967)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A 1967 film based on Truman Capote's book of the same name. After a botched robbery results in the brutal murder of a rural family, two drifters elude police, in the end coming to terms with their own mortality and the repercussions of their ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, neo noir, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: true crime, serial killer, murder, crimes, death row, death sentence, justice, murder of family, lawyer, violence, courtroom, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 50s, year 1965, 20th century, 60s, year 1959 ...
Place: kansas, usa, midwest, las vegas, missouri ...
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The Riverman (2004)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A series of interviews are conducted with convicted serial killer Ted Bundy in hopes of gaining insight into the Green River Killer who is terrorizing Seattle.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, profiler, investigation, psychopath, mind game, life is a bitch, track down, police detective, woman in danger, violence, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, florida, washington d.c.
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Capote (2005)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A biopic of the writer, Truman Capote and his assignment for The New Yorker to write the non-fiction book, 'In Cold Blood'.
Style: intellectual, captivating, dark, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: writers, journalism, prison, loneliness, crimes, literature, murder, murderer, investigation, eccentricity, manipulation, friendship ...
Time: 60s, 50s, year 1960, 20th century, year 1959
Place: kansas, usa, turkey, europe, new orleans ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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In the Blink of an Eye (1996)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hamel portrays director Dickoff who suspends her career in order to help a friend who's been in prison for quite some time in connection with a murder.
Plot: serial killer, jail, execution, false accusation, death of loved one, desperation, best friend, lawyer, death, love, friend, prison ...
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Conviction (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Switzerland, UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Betty Anne Waters' older brother Kenny is arrested for murder and sentenced to life in 1983, Betty Anne, a Massachusetts wife and mother of two, dedicates her life to overturning the murder conviction. Convinced that her brother is ...
Style: emotional, sincere, touching, inspirational, sad ...
Plot: lawyer, court, fighting the system, prison, legal, injustice, courtroom drama, false accusation, freedom, legal action, hopes, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, year 2001, year 1992 ...
Place: massachusetts, rhode island, boston, usa
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Chopper (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true and intense story of Mark 'Chopper' Read, a legendary criminal who wrote his autobiography while serving a jail sentence in prison.
Style: disturbing, cynical, rough, stylized, gloomy ...
Plot: prison, brutality, gangsters, dark humor, convict, crimes, character study, murder, eccentricity, self destructing, judge, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1978, year 1986
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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Tres tristes tigres (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A rambling portrait of Chilean society.
Plot: urban setting, drunkenness, joke, money, fight, cynicism, violence, alienation, drunk, stripper, striptease, brother sister relationship ...
Place: chile, santiago chile
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Prince of the City (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Story: New York City detective Daniel Ciello agrees to help the United States Department of Justice help eliminate corruption in the police department, as long as he will not have to turn in any close friends. In doing so, Ciello uncovers a conspiracy ...
Style: neo noir, tense, realistic, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: police, gangsters, corruption, drug addiction, lawyer, whistleblower, redemption, fighting the system, betrayal, crimes, police investigation, spy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, virginia, washington d.c.
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63%
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The Traitor (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Brazil
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Palermo, Sicily, 1980. Mafia member Tommaso Buscetta decides to move to Brazil with his family fleeing the constant war between the different clans of the criminal organization. But when, after living several misfortunes, he is forced to return to ...
Style: realistic, captivating, intense, suspense, factual
Plot: mafia, cosa nostra, gangsters, organized crime, informant, judge, assassination, assassination attempt, death threat, murder, court, italian history ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 2000s, year 1980 ...
Place: sicily, italy, rome italy, palermo italy, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Blow (2001)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A boy named George Jung grows up in a struggling family in the 1950's. His mother nags at her husband as he is trying to make a living for the family. It is finally revealed that George's father cannot make a living and the family goes ...
Style: thought provoking, depressing, emotional, touching, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drugs, drug addiction, gangsters, drug lord, rise and fall, friendship, drug abuse, drug cartel, drug dealing, cocaine, drug use, addiction ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 50s, 60s, 90s ...
Place: colombia, latin america, california, boston, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Freedom Writers (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A young teacher inspires her class of at-risk students to learn tolerance, apply themselves, and pursue education beyond high school.
Style: inspirational, sentimental, rough, touching, educational ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: high school, teacher, dedicated educator, teachers and students, lifestyle change, teenage life, holocaust, racism, idealism, school, survival, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1999, year 1961, year 1993 ...
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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58%
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The Irishman (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 209 min.
Story: A mob hit man recalls his possible involvement with the slaying of Jimmy Hoffa.
Style: exciting, tense, inspirational, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: mafia, organized crime, labor union, italian mafia, gangsters, murder, killer as protagonist, high society, prison, arrest, hitman, old man ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 50s, 60s, year 1973 ...
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, chicago illinois, ireland, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dance with a Stranger (1985)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Ruth Ellis, the last woman hanged in Britain, Mike Newell's Dance With a Stranger (1985) concentrates on Ellis's (Richardson) short-lived relationship with motor-racing driver David Blakely (Rupert Everett).
Style: disturbing, sexy, sinister, visually appealing, neo noir ...
Plot: murder, obsession, death sentence, women, crimes, true crime, female criminal, single mother, nightclub, tragedy, prostitution, serial killer ...
Time: 50s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: england, london, tokyo, california, europe
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The Outsiders (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When two poor greasers, Johnny, and Ponyboy are assaulted by a vicious gang, the socs, and Johnny kills one of the attackers, tension begins to mount between the two rival gangs, setting off a turbulent chain of events.
Style: sentimental, stylized, sexy, intense, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, juvenile delinquent, teenager, gang, street gang, runaway, friendship, rivalry, brother brother relationship, small town, dysfunctional family, class differences ...
Time: 60s, future, 80s, 20th century, 50s
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Birdman of Alcatraz (1962)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: After killing a prison guard, convict Robert Stroud faces life imprisonment in solitary confinement. Driven nearly mad by loneliness and despair, Stroud's life gains new meaning when he happens upon a helpless baby sparrow in the exercise yard ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, atmospheric, political ...
Plot: prison, bird, redemption, life sentence, warden, alcatraz, prison escape, rebel, self discovery, human spirit, isolation, rehabilitation ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1910s, 1920s, 1940s ...
Place: san francisco, kansas, usa
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52%
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Longford (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A portrait of Lord Longford, a tireless British campaigner whose controversial beliefs often resulted in furious political debate and personal conflict.
Style: realistic, serious, talky, tense, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, serial killer, lawyer, politician, court, prison, family relations, cruelty, judge, friendship, civil rights, notoriety ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 80s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
10 Rillington Place (1971)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of British serial killer John Christie, who committed most or all of his crimes in the titular terraced house, and the miscarriage of justice involving Timothy Evans.
Style: suspense, disturbing, bleak, suspenseful, brutal ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, death sentence, killer, court, death, british, true crime, catastrophe, corruption, chase ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 50s, year 1949, 20th century ...
Place: london, england, california, europe, usa ...
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Duration: 94 min.
Story: The South African multi-award winning film about a young South African boy from the ghetto named Tsotsi, meaning Gangster. Tsotsi, who left home as a child to get away from helpless parents, finds a baby in the back seat of a car that he has just ...
Style: sincere, bleak, emotional, harsh, captivating ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: baby, redemption, gang, poverty, gangsters, slum, friendship, urban ghetto life, murder, street life, robbery, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa, africa, boston, johannesburg south africa
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Wisconsin Death Trip (1999)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Wisconsin Death Trip is an intimate, shocking and sometimes hilarious account of the disasters that befell one small town in Wisconsin during the final decade of the 19th century. The film is inspired by Michael Lesy's book of the same name ...
Style: disturbing, social, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: mental disorder, hostage, unemployment, arson, murder, american football, crimes, media, society, life is a bitch, immigrants, investigation ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, 1890s, 1880s
Place: wisconsin, usa
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The Krays (1990)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Krays is a film based on the lives and crimes of the British gangsters Ronald and Reginald Kray, twins who are often referred to as The Krays and were active in London in the 1960s.
Style: dark, bloody, bleak, brutal, disturbing ...
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Time: 1940s, 60s, 20th century, 50s, 70s
Place: london, england, europe
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A Murderous Affair: The Carolyn Warmus Story (1992)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A married man meets a beautiful woman and they begin an affair.
Plot: serial killer, flashback, murder, judge, adultery, courtroom, lawyer, court, talking to the camera, looking at the camera
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El Angel (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: About a real-life criminal who shocked Argentine society: Carlos Robledo Puch, a merciless teen killer dubbed “The Angel of Death” because of his beatific good looks, who now ranks as the longest-serving prison inmate in Argentine history.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, exciting, homoerotic ...
Plot: homoeroticism, gay, lgbt, murder, psychopath, police, violence, money, teenage boy, gay interest, serial killer, arrest ...
Time: 70s, year 1971
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Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
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Duration: 133 min.
Story: Besides the journey of Tomppa and Krisu, the main characters of the film, Rööperi tells the story of Gypsy Kari, Arska, Bisquit, Uki and a bunch of other bad boys and criminals; it tells of their memorable and unscrupulous journey from crime and ...
Style: bleak, brutal, psychological, enigmatic, rough ...
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Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
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Style: serious, emotional, touching, gothic, realistic ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Boys Don't Cry (1999)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 118 min.
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Style: bleak, touching, disturbing, emotional, sad ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: nebraska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Capone (2020)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The 47-year old Al Capone, after 10 years in prison, starts suffering from dementia and comes to be haunted by his violent past.
Style: factual, psychological, depressing, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, excrement, dementia, violence, syphilis, husband wife relationship, male protagonist, balloon, debt, tax evasion, federal agent, murder ...
Time: 1940s, year 1933, year 1931
Place: florida, usa, brooklyn new york city, minneapolis minnesota, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Monster (2003)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Aileen Wuornos is an emotionally scarred highway hooker who shoots a sadistic trick who rapes her and ultimately becomes America's first female serial killer.
Style: bleak, harsh, disturbing, psychological, depressing ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: serial killer, lesbian, prostitute, lesbian love, rape, mental illness, gay, murder, female serial killer, vengeance, crimes, female killer ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: florida, michigan, usa, ohio, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Sleepwalker Killing (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mark Schall kills his mother-in-law and wounds his father-in-law in the middle of the night, then turns himself in. He claims, however, that he cannot remember the crime itself. His defense team finds evidence that suggests the crimes were committed ...
Plot: serial killer, birthday, court, murder of mother, theft, embezzlement, murder of wife, fight, sister sister relationship, father in law son in law relationship, jury, tv reporter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Angela's Ashes (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Based on the best selling autobiography by Irish expat Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes follows the experiences of young Frankie and his family as they try against all odds to escape the poverty endemic in the slums of pre-war Limerick. The film ...
Style: emotional, touching, compassionate, serious, sincere ...
Plot: poverty, life is a bitch, ira, injustice, irish, family relations, youth, parents and children, human nature, society, childhood, rich and poor ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1935
Place: ireland, new york, brooklyn new york city, boston, england ...
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