Movies like Locked Up 2017

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Locked Up (2017)
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Locked Up (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When an American teenager gets bullied at her school in Southeast Asia, she fights back--and gets sent to a reform school. But the "school" is more like a prison, and the young teenager must fend off predatory guards and menacing gangs to survive
Style: scary, psychological, tense, captivating, suspense, disturbing
Audience: girls' night
Plot: women in prison, lesbian cunnilingus, gang rape, violence, prison, manipulation, desperation, tyranny, death threat, torture, corruption, life is a bitch, brutality, society, adaptation, rivalry, hopes, women's prison, rape, prison escape, female nudity, graffiti, bully, bullying, sexual abuse ...
Place: thailand

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out rough, suspenseful, serious and realistic films with plots about violence, crimes, murder, corruption, female nudity, prison and life is a bitch mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Locked Up: Jailbait (2014), Girls in Prison (1994), Civil Brand (2002), The Corrupted (2019), Reform School Girls (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Jailbait (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, 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, serious, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: women in prison, women's prison, prison sex, juvenile detention, prison, prison life, survival, confined, teenage life, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Girls in Prison (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Framed for the murder of a record company president in 1952 Hollywood, young, aspiring singer Aggie O'Hanlon is sentenced to life in prison and tries to adjust to her life life behind bars in a hellish womens prison where she is befriended by ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: prison, women in prison, women's prison, false accusation, frame up, wrongful conviction, mccarthyism, lust, murder, anger, prison riot, lesbian ...
Time: 50s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 753
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: tense, disturbing, rough, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, prison, injustice, human spirit, prison life, social decay, juvenile delinquency, hopes, sexual abuse, racism, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Corrupted (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set ahead of the 2012 London Olympics, the film follows Liam (Sam Claflin), an ex-con trying to win back the love and trust of his family. He has lost everything at the hands of a local crime syndicate run by Clifford Cullen (Spall), who has ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, tense, psychological, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corruption, friendship, murder, escapades, family, society, police, rivalry, small town, parents and children, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, year 2002, year 2012
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Reform School Girls (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jenny is sent to a women's reform school. It is run by evil warden Sutter and her henchwoman Edna. Jenny will stop at nothing to escape but she also has to deal with Charlie the bully.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prison, women's prison, female warden, teenage life, false accusation, crimes, juvenile delinquency, prison life, lesbian, friends, sexual relations, sexual abuse ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.2
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Locked Up (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 53 min.
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Story: Set up to take the blame for corporate fraud, young Macarena Ferreiro is locked up in a high-security women's prison surrounded by tough, ruthless criminals in this tense, provocative Spanish thriller.
Style: psychological, suspense, disturbing, rough, captivating ...
Plot: female prisoner, prison, prison guard, prisoner, jail, brutality, corruption, female homosexuality, life is a bitch, dishonesty, false accusation, lesbian ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Concrete Jungle (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An unfortunate and naive girl is set-up by her boyfriend and convicted of drug smuggling. She is sent to a women's correctional facility where she must constantly struggle to survive.
Style: psychotronic, sexploitation film, cult film
Plot: women in prison, women's prison, warden, survival, corruption, murder, innocence, innocent, assassin, revenge, female nudity, lesbianism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Black Mama White Mama (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When two troublemaking female prisoners (one a revolutionary, the other a former harem-girl) can't seem to get along, they are chained together and extradited for safekeeping. The women, still chained together, stumble, stab, and cat-fight ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, psychotronic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: women in prison, jungle, prostitute, racial tension, prison, sexual desire, injustice, opposites attract, false accusation, sexual abuse, women's prison, defiant ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Back in the U.S.S.R. (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: During Gorbachev's perestroika, a Chicago student, visits Moscow while the Soviet Union is changing from Communist to Wild West capitalist society. Purely by bad luck, he becomes a pawn in a dangerous cat and mouse game for a precious icon.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, entertaining, cynical
Plot: vengeance, crimes, corruption, smuggling, dishonesty, escapades, culture clash, life is a bitch, rivalry, friendship, betrayal, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: ussr, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.1
 861
Prison Heat (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Four American babes on vacation in the Middle East run into trouble when they are imprisoned by corrupt army officials and that's where the fun begins.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: women's prison, false accusation, prison, injustice, crimes, sexual relations, frame up, life is a bitch, confined, law enforcement, wrongfully committed, prison life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Lust for Freedom (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former female cop is framed by corrupt police, acting in collusion with the local judge, and has to fight her way out of the pen, alone, against tough inmates, and the people in charge.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: false accusation, prison, police corruption, strong female presence, righting the wronged, injustice, life is a bitch, confined, gender, dishonesty, law enforcement, fighting the system ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.1
 18K
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, abuse, prison warden, fighting the system, liberal, corruption, brutality, violence, abuse of power, undercover, justice, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 60s
Place: arkansas, southern usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.8
 8K
Small Crimes (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A disgraced former cop, fresh off a six-year prison sentence for attempted murder - returns home looking for redemption but winds up trapped in the mess he left behind.
Style: realistic, suspense, tense, serious
Plot: prison, disorder, crimes, murder, violence, life is a bitch, bondage, fighting crime, ex-cop, redemption, disgraced, released from prison ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.5
 9K
.45 (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Kate and her brutish boyfriend Big Al sell handguns on the streets of New York. She's smart, stylish, and self-confident, but all that leaves her when Al, in a jealous and self-indulgent rage, beats her. Three friends encourage her recovery: ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: addiction, femme fatale, life is a bitch, couples, crimes, vengeance, obsession, rivalry, curses spells and rituals, arms dealer, emotional manipulation, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.4
 25K
Creep 2 (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: After finding an ad online for “video work,” Sara, a video artist whose primary focus is creating intimacy with lonely men, thinks she may have found the subject of her dreams. She drives to a remote house in the forest and meets a man claiming ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, tense, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: found footage, serial killer, murder, obsession, female nudity, escapades, violence, survival, brutality, runaway, fight, insanity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Nightmare in Badham County (1976)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two UCLA coeds have engine trouble in small Southern town. When they spurn the local sheriff's advances he arranges for them to be taken to the women's prison on trivial charges (the judge is a cousin), where they must endure atrocities at ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: prison, racism, sexual abuse, small town, women's prison, strong female presence, small town life, on the road, frame up, prison life, psychopath, farm ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.2
 15K
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: neo noir, realistic, disturbing, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: prison, vengeance, juvenile delinquency, youth, rivalry, crimes, society, confined, gang war, violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), prison life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.0
 2K
Chained Heat (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Linda Blair plays Carol, a young woman who must serve 18 months in prison after drink driving and killing a man. The prison turns out to be brimming with decadence, corruption and sleaze, where the other female inmates are sadistic crack-selling ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, rough, bleak ...
Plot: sadism, sexual abuse, prison, racism, prostitute, rape and revenge, women's prison, captivity, sexploitation, lesbian sex, injustice, kids in trouble ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Female Prisoner No. 701: Sasori (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Nami Matsushima, prisoner #701 is sent to a Woman's Prison for attempted murder. Nami is brought into Number 2 community cell, where suicides and unnatural deaths occurred one after another. In the punishment cell, Nami begins to look back in ...
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: female prisoner, women's prison, prison, prison warden, prison violence, prisoner, prison guard, violence against women, women in prison, jail cell, rape, death ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.6
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Anime Perse (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
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, suspenseful, suspense, brutal, sadistic ...
Plot: women in prison, sexploitation, women's prison, torture, violence, sadism, voyeurism, escape, sadist, female prisoner, prison escape, torture device ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.4
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Karla (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on real events, Canada's most notorious serial killers, Paul Bernardo and wife Karla Homolka kidnap, sexually abuse, and murder three young girls.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, realistic, tense ...
Plot: domestic violence, rape, serial killer, incest rape, courtroom drama, serial rapist, destructive relationship, lesbian rape, society, life is a bitch, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: canada, ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.6
 34K
The Informer (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In New York, former convict Pete Koslow, related to the Polish mafia, must deal with both Klimek the General, his ruthless boss, and the twisted ambitions of two federal agents, as he tries to survive and protect the lives of his loved ones…
Style: suspense, suspenseful, rough, thought provoking, psychological ...
Plot: prison, organized crime, violence, undercover, murder, police, brutality, ex convict, prison gang, dishonesty, home invasion, justice ...
Time: 2010s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 88K
Unthinkable (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A convert to Islam sends the U.S. government a tape showing him in three nondescript storage rooms, each of which may contain a nuclear bomb set to detonate in less than a week. Helen Brody, an FBI agent in L.A., is tasked with finding the bombs ...
Style: psychological, suspense, rough, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: terrorism, counter terrorism, interrogation, investigation, nuclear threat, violence, fbi, moral dilemma, race against time, sadism, right and wrong, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 6.0
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13 (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A naive young man assumes a dead man's identity and finds himself embroiled in an underground world of power, violence, and chance where men gamble behind closed doors on the lives of other men.
Style: bleak, psychological, serious, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: russian roulette, greed, gambling, murder, crimes, fish out of water, life is a bitch, society, social decay, police detective, drug overdose, game of death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, ohio, new york, midwest, delaware ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: FBI trainee, Clarice Starling ventures into a maximum-security asylum to pick the diseased brain of Hannibal Lecter, a psychiatrist turned homicidal cannibal. Starling needs clues to help her capture a serial killer. But her Faustian relationship ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, scary, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, murder, mind game, cannibalism, investigation, maniac, psychology, profiler, brutality, fbi, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: maryland, virginia, usa, ohio, west virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Barbed Wire Dolls (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After killing her father who had attempted to rape her, Maria da Guerra is sentenced to prison for life. The wardress is a sadistic lesbian without mercy or humanity. Upon her arrival Maria is taken to a special section for mentally disturbed ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, sadistic, rough, psychotronic ...
Plot: women's prison, dominatrix, humiliation, torture, sadism, female protagonist, rape, terror, prison warden, bondage, violence, death of father ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.7
 21K
Dark Crimes (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Poland, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Polish detective becomes suspicious of a controversial author when the incidents described in his unpublished novel resemble the inner workings of an unsolved murder.
Style: captivating, melancholic, bleak, enigmatic, tense ...
Plot: murder investigation, businessman, writers, clue, police detective, threat, unhappy ending, male protagonist, murder suspect, murder, interrogation, criminal ...
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Girl Next Door (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a quiet suburban town in the summer of 1958, two recently orphaned sisters are placed in the care of their mentally unstable Aunt Ruth. But Ruth's depraved sense of discipline will soon lead to unspeakable acts of abuse and torture that ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, bleak, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: sexual abuse, child abuse, rape, torture, sadist, cruelty, child molestation, nudity (full frontal - brief), helplessness, torment, controversy, sister ...
Time: 50s, contemporary, year 1958
Place: new york, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.5
 96K
Funny Games (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France, UK, Austria, Germany, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When Ann, husband George and son Georgie arrive at their holiday home they are visited by a pair of polite and seemingly pleasant young men. Armed with deceptively sweet smiles and some golf clubs, they proceed to terrorize and torture the ...
Style: brutal, psychological, rough, scary, bad ending ...
Plot: psychopath, torture, serial killer, hostage, home invasion, brutality, torment, murder, bad guy wins, family in danger, maniac, psychological torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Fight for Your Life (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A minister dispenses justice on three convicts who take his family hostage.
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: bishop, rapist, self defense, family relations, hostage, sexual abuse, family in danger, racism, confrontation, revenge, prison escape, urban ghetto ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%