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Wentworth Prison (2013)
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Wentworth Prison (2013)
Original name: Wentworth
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Bea Smith is locked up while awaiting trial for the attempted murder of her husband and must learn how life works in prison. A modern adaptation and sequel of the iconic Prisoner series.
Style: rough, serious, tense, bleak, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prison, prison life, life is a bitch, crime, lesbian, protest, sadism, women in prison, survival, warden, power struggle, danger, punishment, confined, stabbing, crimes, government facility, drugs/alcohol, lesbian relationship, smuggling, blood, racial issues, destructive relationship, latinos, beating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and bleak films and TV series with plots about crime, crimes, prison, prison life, confined, life is a bitch and murder mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Wentworth Prison: Orange Is the New Black (2013), Bad Girls (1999), Stranger Inside (2001), Prisoner: Cell Block H (1979), Oz (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Orange Is the New Black (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: A crime she committed in her youthful past sends Piper Chapman to a women's prison, where she trades her comfortable New York life for one of unexpected camaraderie and conflict in an eccentric group of fellow inmates.
Style: clever, realistic, humorous, cynical, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prison life, prison, life turned upside down, lesbian, lesbian relationship, drugs/alcohol, gender, fish out of water, women in prison, abuse, confined, perversion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york state, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
97%
 8.0
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Bad Girls (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bad Girls is a British television drama series that was broadcast on ITV from 1 June 1999 to 20 December 2006 and starred Simone Lahbib, Mandana Jones, Debra Stephenson, Linda Henry, Jack Ellis and many more throughout the eight-year run. The series ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: prison, prison life, gays and lesbians, poisoning, escape attempt, domestic violence, best friends, crime, urban ghetto, innocence lost, sexual abuse, false accusation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Stranger Inside (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mother daughter reunion set in the harsh reality of a women's correctional facility
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: prison, gang, juvenile delinquency, crime, drug dealing, innocence lost, prison life, confined, crimes, family relations, gays and lesbians, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Prisoner: Cell Block H (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Prisoner is an Australian soap opera that is set in the Wentworth Detention Centre, a fictional women's prison. In the United States and United Kingdom it was billed as Prisoner: Cell Block H, and in Canada as Caged Women. The series was ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: prison, prison life, strong sexual content, leadership, cult, uninhibited rivalry, women in prison, feminism, crime, confined, crimes, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 8.7
 78K
Oz (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: The daily lives of prisoners in Emerald City, an experimental unit of the Oswald Maximum Security Prison where ingroups - Muslims, Latinos, Italians, Aryans - stick close to their mutual friends and terrorizes their mutual enemies.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison life, confined, prison, strong sexual content, rapist, rape, racism, misfit, gang, life is a bitch, fish out of water, violence spree ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.5
 71K
Felon (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A family man convicted of killing an intruder must cope with life afterward in the violent penal system.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison life, fist fighting, murder, crime, life turned upside down, prison riot, tear gas, court, tattoo, fight, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.4
 38K
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, parents and children, juvenile delinquent, gay father, group therapy, confined, teenage life, youth, violence, family relations, therapist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: britain, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.7
 57K
Cell 211 (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The story of two men on different sides of a prison riot -- the inmate leading the rebellion and the young guard trapped in the revolt, who poses as a prisoner in a desperate attempt to survive the ordeal.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison life, prison, hidden identity, prison riot, confined, penitentiary, prison guard, survival, rebellion, jail, rebelliousness, unlikely partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 8.6
 220K
Sons of Anarchy (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: An adrenalized drama with darkly comedic undertones that explores a notorious outlaw motorcycle club’s (MC) desire to protect its livelihood while ensuring that their simple, sheltered town of Charming, California remains exactly that, charming. ...
Style: tense, rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, crime, power struggle, arms dealing, motorcycle gang, ira, crimes, small town, biker, prison, family relations, motorcycle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.4
 413K
Prison Break (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Due to a political conspiracy, an innocent man is sent to death row and his only hope is his brother, who makes it his mission to deliberately get himself sent to the same prison in order to break the both of them out, from the inside out.
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, fugitives, prison life, confined, chases and races, manhunt, escape, fbi, scheme, fighting the system, brother, wrongful imprisonment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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, serious, realistic
Plot: prison, criminal, prison life, crime, rise and fall, human spirit, criminal heroes, confined, crimes, fugitives, heist, tough heroes ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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: emotional, serious, realistic, rough, bleak ...
Plot: prison, prison life, women in prison, teenage life, confined, survival, murder, juvenile delinquency, crime, youth, life is a bitch, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Girls in Prison (1994)
Genre: 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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: prison, lesbian, false accusation, frame up, murder, anger, lust, women's prison, prison riot, wrongful conviction, mccarthyism, hollywood ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Women's Prison (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman about to get married discovers all too late that her spouse has mafia connections, when violence breaks out during her wedding. Caught up in the crossfire Lynn gets arrested and thrown into a women's prison.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: prison, crime, criminal heroes, juvenile delinquency, one man army, fighting the system, vigilantism, rebelliousness, false accusation, frame up, prison life, wrongfully committed ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.9
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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: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, twists and turns ...
Plot: death row, crime, prison, prison life, criminal heroes, confined, crimes, introspection, redemption, friendship, isolation, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.9
 86K
A Prophet (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Sentenced to six years in prison, Malik El Djebena (Tahar Rahim) is alone in the world and can neither read nor write. On his arrival at the prison, he seems younger and more brittle than the others detained there. At once he falls under the sway of ...
Style: realistic, tense, gloomy, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, prison, gangsters, muslim, cruelty, prison life, crime, money, protection, arab, confined, bribery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, marseille, paris france, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 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: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: vengeance, crime, prison life, prison, confined, crimes, life is a bitch, vigilantism, construction worker, juvenile delinquency, shower, flashback ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.2
 1K
Tangier (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In August 1996, bus drivers Marcel Van Loock and Wim Moreels are apprehended by the Moroccan Customs for drug trafficking. Inside their bus, hidden behind a false compartment, they have discovered 700 pounds of hashish. Although the owner of the bus ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, tense ...
Plot: prison, false accusation, prison life, wrongfully committed, injustice, confined, dishonesty, life is a bitch, survival, police corruption, crimes, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: africa, morocco, antwerp
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Criminal Justice (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
Story: The worst thing Ben has ever done is, tonight, he takes his Dad's black cab out without his permission. But that's not why Ben ends the evening in a police cell. What looked to be a spontaneous evening of fun with a sexy stranger, Melanie, ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Plot: courtroom, crime, prison life, confined, accused of murder, prison, mystery, legal, dedicated lawyer, legal investigation, parents and children, courtroom drama ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 8.6
 93K
The Night Of (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After a night of partying with a female stranger, a man wakes up to find her stabbed to death and is charged with her murder.
Style: serious, tense, suspense, dark, bleak ...
Plot: murder, crime, investigation, justice, secrets, vengeance, violent, plot twist, lawyer, corruption, drugs, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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 5K
Love/Hate (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Modern-day underworld characters Nidge and John Boy wrestle for control of Dublin's illicit drug trade in this forceful crime drama.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: organized crime, crime, drugs/alcohol, criminal heroes, gang, male friendship, outlaw, crimes, addiction, life is a bitch, rivalry, gang war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 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: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison life, crime, violence spree, haunted by the past, prison, estrangement, confined, crimes, deadly, life is a bitch, downfall, interracial relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.1
 4K
R (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The R of the title stands for the young protagonist, Rune, fearlessly played by Pilou Asbæk. Imprisoned for violent assault, he's a cocky, good-looking young man placed in the hardcore ward, where his survival depends on quickly learning the ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison life, friendship, crime, gang, violence spree, criminal heroes, confined, crimes, misfit, fish out of water, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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School for Unclaimed Girls (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A gold digging man seduces a widow for her money, and also makes a pass at her teenage Daughter, the Daughter plans a terrible revenge
Style: serious, rough, realistic, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: prison life, crime, crimes, school, exploitation, criminal heroes, prison, fall in love, fugitives, gays and lesbians, teenage life, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.9
 3K
Spotless (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in London, SPOTLESS is the story of a troubled crime scene cleaner, Jean, whose tidy life is turned upside down when his outlaw brother Martin crash lands into his world, entangling them in the deadly dynamics of organized crime.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drugs/alcohol, crime, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, sibling relationship, crimes, family relations, gangsters, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, criminal heroes, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 4.9
 2K
Stoic (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A heated game of poker causes three men incarcerated for nonviolent offenses to brutalize their cellmate before taking drastic measures in order to cover up their crime.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: sexual abuse, prison, crime, criminal heroes, gory, prison life, confined, crimes, life is a bitch, buddies, crime gone awry, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.6
 16K
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: realistic, bleak, rough, serious, offbeat ...
Plot: prison, attempted murder, police brutality, doctor, prison life, massacre, realism, drugs/alcohol, brazilian, confined, aids, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: brazil, latin america, rio de janeiro, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Women in Cages (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Carol Jeffries is a naive American woman staying in the Philippines. She is given ten years in prison after being set up by her drug-dealer boyfriend, Rudy. She endures the harsh conditions, sadistic head matron and attempts on her life, then ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, prison, guillotine, rape, lesbian, women in prison, sadism, lesbian sex, murder, betrayal, sex, prostitute ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.3
 298
The Sculptress (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Olive Martin (Quirke), a heavily overweight young woman is convicted of killing and butchering her mother and sister and sentenced to life imprisonment. However, when she is assigned to write a book about her life, author Rosalind Leigh (Goodall) ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, tense
Plot: prison, innocence, murder, investigation, uncover truth, accused of murder, false accusation, crime, mystery, injustice, righting the wronged, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 7.5
 785
Code 37 (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Female detective Hannah Maes leads a police squad, specialized in sexual offenses. A smaller, but important part of the story is about the private quest of Hannah. She investigates a past robbery at her home and the subsequent brutal rape of her ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, police investigation, crimes, urban, law enforcement, murder, deadly, police chief, robbery, investigation, latex gloves, woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe, ghent
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%