Movies like Hoodwink

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Hoodwink (1981)
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Hoodwink (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Hoodwink is based on the true story of an Australian con artist who briefly won the hearts of the media (if not the authorities). John Hargreaves stars as a criminal serving time in a New South Wales prison. He's not partial to the physical labor required of the convicts, so he hits upon a labor-saving plan. Hargreaves pretends to be totally blind, thus lightening his work load....and carries off the hoax for years.
Plot: prison, con artists, female nudity, brutality, betrayal, prison life, male nudity, con men, chase, adultery, weightlifting, police brutality, blindness, kicked in the crotch, prayer, handcuffs, australian, punched in the face, crying man, shower, forced to strip, man crying, male underwear, briefs, shaving ...
Place: australia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspense and interesting films with plots about male nudity, prison, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), brutality, violence and runaway mostly in Drama, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like Hoodwink: Winter of Our Dreams (1981), The Boys (1998), Ghosts... of the Civil Dead (1988), Children of the Revolution (1996), Locked Up (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Winter of Our Dreams (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a womanizing bookshop owner hears about the suicide of his former girlfriend, he tries to find out more and meats her friend, a prostitute. They hook up, but when she finds her friends diary, she discovers she's repeating her mistakes.
Plot: prostitution, prostitute, suicide, drug addict, drug addiction, bookstore, girlfriend, ex girlfriend, black pantyhose, male nudity, investigation, man undressing ...
Place: australia
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95%
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The Boys (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Brett Sprague is a violent and psychopathic man, who is released on parole after serving a sentence for assault. As he returns to his family house and we watch him and his brothers, Stevie and Glenn, for the next 24 hours, it becomes clear this day ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, prison sex, murder, prison, australian, family relations, dysfunctional family, redemption, crime, crimes, family problems, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, california, sydney australia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Ghosts... of the Civil Dead (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The inmates and guards of a modern, clean and efficient maximum security wing are slowly and increasingly brutalized until they erupt in violence. Dark and macabre, and based in truth, the story is told in a traditional dramatic style combined with ...
Style: disturbing, rough, bleak, realistic, serious ...
Plot: prison sex, prison, prison life, violence spree, rebelliousness, captivity, manipulation, rebellion, society, manipulations, against humanity, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: australia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Children of the Revolution (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A man (Richard Roxburgh) the Australian government blames for 1990s political woes blames his mother (Judy Davis), a communist Stalin seduced in 1951.
Style: humorous, clever, suspense, biting, realistic ...
Plot: satire, politics, revolution, pregnancy, torture, josef stalin, dark humor, farce, rebelliousness, parents and children, political unrest, campaign ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: australia, russia, latvia, cambodia, sydney australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Locked Up (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dennis is a new inmate. Mike is an older black inmate. Together the two face hostile prison officals and inmates in their attempts to become a loving couple.
Style: serious, disturbing, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Plot: gay relationship, prison, interracial relations, rape, prison life, sexual abuse, life is a bitch, love affair, opposites attract, confined, gender, drug dealing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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46%
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In Motion (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Modern Russian take on Felinni's "La Dolce Vita" focuses on a few days from one popular Moscow journalist's life and the essential attributes of his life: Sex, betrayal, love, friendship, murders, etc.
Plot: father son relationship, capitalism, towel, butt naked, self identity, nudity (full frontal - brief), reporter, male nudity, shower, boy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Removalists (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An adaptation of David Williamson's play; John Hargreaves and Peter Cummins star as a good and bad cop who assist a battered wife as she tries to escape her belligerent husband.
Plot: marital abuse, spouse abuse, police, brutality, police corruption, dog, married couple, beer drinking, kitchen, typewriter, police station, woman smoking cigarette ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Love Child (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It's an extraordinarily touching true-story about Terry Jean Moore, the determined, independent and young woman who is imprisoned for 7 years on account of a "five dollar" robbery. In the prison she will be pregnant by a jailer and ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, sincere
Plot: pregnancy, prison, strip search, betrayal, confined, crimes, gays and lesbians, profanity, prison life, fall in love, adoption, infidelity ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Making of a Male Model (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Kay Dillon, a successful modeling agent, meets the young and handsome ranch hand Tyler Burnett in Nevada. She can't help but notice his incredible good looks and invites him to move to New York and start working for her as a male model. ...
Plot: male model, fame, drug addiction, drug abuse, fashion photographer, gay, gay slur, man crying, cowboy, gay stereotype, sweat, press agent ...
Place: nevada, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Wonderful Crook (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: bank robbery, death of father, female nudity, red hair, post office, criminal, adultery, love triangle, redhead, countryside, pubic hair, money problems ...
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Strawberry Statement (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Simon (Bruce Davison), a student at a fictional university in San Francisco (based on San Francisco State College) is indifferent to the student protests around him, until walking in on a naked woman (Kristina Holland) in his dormitory ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: university, injustice, chaos, rebellion, hopes, journalism, youth, revolution, state affairs, life is a bitch, chaos and mayhem, human spirit ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Outlaws (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When an Australian motorcycle gang leader is released from prison, he finds his former deputy on the cusp of giving control of their lucrative drug trade to a rival gang. When the deal goes south, the ensuing violence threatens to spin out of ...
Style: unusual plot structure, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: family relations, brother brother relationship, australian, betrayal, violence, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, prison, fight, misanthropy, misogyny, punched in the face, shot to death ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.2
 37K
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, cult film, stylized ...
Plot: prison, convict, brutality, criminal, murder, judge, self destructing, dark humor, criminal heroes, notoriety, prison life, drug use ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1986, year 1978
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Caged Men (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Elliott was a loser who robbed the bank only to land in jail. In prison, he encounters homosexuality as every inmate wants to turn Elliott into a mate!
Style: gay cinema, lgbt cinema
Plot: undressing, laundry, knocking on a door, limp, listening to music, impalement, beating, playing violin, person on fire, taking off shoes, burned alive, taking off pants ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Heroes (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 208 min.
Story: Based on a true story, The Heroes follows one of the most extraordinary and heroic exploits of World War II. After months of rigorous training in the north of Australia, a team of 14 men, most barely out of their teens, set sail from Cairns on ...
Plot: male objectification, male nudity, shared shower, canoe, group shower, butt naked, male in shower, world war two, shower, heroism, australian, behind enemy lines ...
Time: year 1943, 1940s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.6
 19K
Carandiru (2003)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Brazil, Argentina, Italy
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Carandiru, a story based on real facts and on the book written by the doctor Drauzio Varella, starts when he decides to carry out an AIDS prevention program inside Latin America’s largest prison: the Casa de Detenção de São Paulo, Carandiru, ...
Style: bleak, captivating, rough, touching, compassionate ...
Plot: prison, police brutality, prison life, doctor, crimes, confined, life is a bitch, aids, human nature, protest, regret, fighting illness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: brazil, latin america, rio de janeiro, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
No Night Is Too Long (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Young Tim Cornish's life has begun with great promise. Blessed with extraordinary good looks, Tim enjoyed much attention and cared little of broken hearts. At University he was a favored student in a prestigious creative writing course, but a ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexual, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: gay, gay romance, obsession, betrayal, murder, gays and lesbians, gay sex, lgbt, love affair, gay relationship, passion, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 545
Emerald City (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A comedy of life's temptations - lust, greed and power. The city in question is Sydney and the colour green signifies greed and envy in David Williamsons amusing satire on its film and publishing industries. The story centers around the Rogers ...
Plot: filmmaking, screenwriter, male underwear, boxer shorts, man wearing towel, man wrapped in a towel, writers
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Proof (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The life of a blind photographer who is looked after by a housekeeper is disrupted by the arrival of an agreeable restaurant worker.
Style: witty, serious, sincere, melancholic, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, friendship, disability, blind character, blind man, photographer, romance, power relations, couples, couple relations, master and servant, betrayal ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, cannes, melbourne australia, new york, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Boxcar Bertha (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Based on "Sister of the Road," the fictionalized autobiography of radical and transient Bertha Thompson as written by physician Dr. Ben L. Reitman, 'Boxcar' Bertha Thompson, a woman labor organizer in Arkansas during the ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: crime, crimes, depression, romance, lovers on the run, chases and races, on the road, violence, storytelling, strong sexual content, justice, mafia ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 1920s, 70s ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois, illinois, arkansas, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Who the Hell's Bonnie and Clyde? (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Hungary
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The film tells the true story of a young couple 'The Hungarian Bonnie & Clyde'.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: on the run, bank robbery, romance, crimes, chases and races, runaway, crime, female director, weapons, male nudity, female nudity, tattoo ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Brubaker (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: The new warden of a small prison farm in Arkansas tries to clean it up of corruption after initially posing as an inmate.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, factual, suspense ...
Plot: prison, prison warden, abuse, fighting the system, liberal, corruption, brutality, violence, abuse of power, justice, politics, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: arkansas, southern usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Veneno Cura (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Portugal, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In oPorto there is a club, Imperatriz, where everything is permitted. A moment in which all intersect in the dark night.
Plot: female director, chicken, pregnancy, art, photographer, love, suicide attempt, incest, sex, male nudity, sex club, oral sex ...
Place: portugal
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29%
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Somersault (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Australian teenager Heidi is left with little choice but to leave home after she's caught red-handed with her mother's boyfriend. With few options, Heidi ends up in Jindabyne, a tourist community. Upon meeting Joe at a bar, she pursues a ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: self discovery, coming of age, teenage life, love and romance, friendship, romance, fall in love, teenager, couple relations, mother daughter relationship, gas station, sexuality ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, new south wales, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Postcard Bandit (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of notorious Australian bank robber Brendan Abbott, who according to the myth, sent postcards to authorities hot on his trail while on the run across the country.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, psychological, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robber, crimes, on the run, chase, heist, adventure, rivalry, dishonesty, law enforcement, massage, postcard, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.4
 44K
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, juvenile delinquent, teenage life, confined, family reunited, family relations, warden, parents and children, troublemaker, father son relationship, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: britain, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Dirt Music (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Georgie is slowly suffocating in a loveless marriage to fishing tycoon Jim Buckridge. Handsome poacher Lu is an irresistible symbol of the excitement she craves. A passionate affair follows that reveals the dark secrets in Lu’s past and forces him ...
Style: touching, sweet, uplifting, sentimental, romantic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: fall in love, love affair, love and romance, love, friendship, couples, destiny, escapades, hopes, danger, couple relations, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
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27%
The Cakemaker (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A German pastry maker travels to Jerusalem in search for the wife and son of his dead lover.
Style: bilingual
Plot: gay, bakery, lgbt, gay sex, car accident, love, telephone call, baker, anal sex, speedo, man slaps a man, shower ...
Place: jerusalem, berlin germany, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
My Brilliant Career (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young woman who is determined to maintain her independence finds herself at odds with her family who wants her to tame her wild side and get married.
Style: uplifting, touching, feel good, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: wilderness, human spirit, society, babies and infants, fighting the system, artists and showbiz, youth, romance, writer's life, coming of age, love and romance, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1900s, 19th century, turn of the century ...
Place: australia, jerusalem, new south wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Fruitvale Station (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The true story of Oscar, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008.
Style: thought provoking, sincere, intense, emotional, visually appealing ...
Plot: african american, police brutality, racism, new year's eve, introspection, haunted by the past, tragic hero, encounter, couple relations, goodhearted, dog, marijuana ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2000s, year 2007 ...
Place: california, usa, san francisco, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%