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Wentworth Prison (2013)
 8.7
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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, realistic, bleak, suspenseful
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prison, prison life, lesbian, sadism, life is a bitch, crime, protest, women in prison, survival, power struggle, warden, danger, punishment, stabbing, crimes, confined, government facility, lesbian relationship, drugs/alcohol, convict, smuggling, racial issues, blood, destructive relationship, latinos ...
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, prison, prison life, crimes, 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, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, prison life, prison, life turned upside down, women in prison, lesbian relationship, drugs/alcohol, fish out of water, gender, abuse, confined, russian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york state, new york
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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: rough, disturbing, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Plot: domestic violence, prison life, escape attempt, prison, poisoning, lesbian, gays and lesbians, social decay, dishonesty, dysfunctional family, urban ghetto, false accusation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 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, realistic, bleak, serious, emotional ...
Plot: prison, society, prison life, gang, innocence lost, gays and lesbians, juvenile delinquency, youth, drug dealing, family relations, confined, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ 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: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: prison, prison life, violence spree, uninhibited rivalry, life is a bitch, confined, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, fish out of water, strong sexual content, life sentence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 8.7
 80K
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, suspenseful, thought provoking, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison life, confined, rapist, prison, rape, electric chair, life is a bitch, violence spree, gang, racism, solitary, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Buried (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Buried is a British television drama series, produced by World Productions for Channel 4 and originally screened in 2003. The programme starred Lennie James as Lee Kingley, who is serving a long prison sentence in order to protect a member of his ...
Style: captivating, tense, thought provoking, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison life, prison, life is a bitch, crime, criminal heroes, criminal psychologist, grudge, warden, interracial relations, drugs/alcohol, violence spree, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.2
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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, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful
Plot: prison life, prison, confined, crimes, vengeance, life is a bitch, vigilantism, chase, juvenile delinquency, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, robbery, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.5
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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, serious, brutal, emotional, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison life, fist fighting, murder, fighting the system, life is a bitch, life turned upside down, rivalry, tough heroes, police brutality, prison riot, court ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 59K
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, confined, prison riot, prison guard, penitentiary, rebellion, survival, chaos and mayhem, pretense, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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, family relations, power relations, confined, family reunited, parents and children, teenage life, troublemaker, youth, warden ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: britain, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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: realistic, serious, rough
Plot: prison, criminal, prison life, rise and fall, criminal heroes, fugitives, confined, life is a bitch, crime, crimes, heist, tough heroes ...
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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: prison, women in prison, prison life, crime, confined, survival, teenage life, murder, life is a bitch, parents and children, juvenile delinquency, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.4
 425K
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, prison life, fugitives, confined, escape, chases and races, scheme, fbi, manhunt, self sacrifice, fighting the system, determination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, bleak, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
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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: suspenseful, bleak, serious, rough, captivating ...
Plot: prison, rebelliousness, society, prison life, one man army, vigilantism, heroes, fighting the system, dishonesty, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.2
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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: disturbing, rough, tense, serious, bleak ...
Plot: prison, crimes, wrongfully committed, corrupt law enforcer, life is a bitch, danger, smuggling, injustice, false arrest, confined, warden, prison life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: morocco, africa, antwerp
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.4
 568
Red Letters (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A college professor reluctantly hides an escaped female convict who tries to get him to help prove her innocent of a murder.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, tense, serious ...
Plot: college, prison, dishonesty, law enforcement, mystery, crime, woman in danger, obsession, destructive relationship, amateur detective, murder, escaped prisoner ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 8.6
 1K
Traffik (1989)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 315 min.
Story: Traffik is a 1989 British television serial about the illegal drugs trade. Its three stories are interwoven, with arcs told from the perspectives of Afghan and Pakistani growers and manufacturers, German dealers, and British users. It was nominated ...
Style: serious, bleak, thought provoking, tense, rough ...
Plot: smuggling, politics, heroin, price of justice, crime, drug abuse, rules and policies, drug dealer, fighting the system, police corruption, life is a bitch, down on your luck ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, england, germany, pakistan, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Movie in collections
 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, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: criminal heroes, hopes, crimes, crime, confined, prison, murder, redemption, friends, family problems, deadly, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 8.5
 100K
The Night Of (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 525 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: tense, serious, suspense, dark, bleak ...
Plot: murder, crime, investigation, justice, secrets, vengeance, violent, murder trial, murder investigation, jail, plot twist, lawyer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.9
 88K
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, bleak, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, mafia, muslim, gangsters, cruelty, bribery, convict, respect, lawyer, guilt, racial slur, money ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, marseille, paris france, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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, suspenseful, bleak, rough, realistic
Plot: criminal heroes, fall in love, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, crimes, fugitives, teenage life, school, youth, prison life, prison, chases and races ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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, bleak, realistic, gloomy, rough ...
Plot: courtroom, family relations, power relations, murder, prison, judge, deadly, courtroom drama, prison life, jury, legal, casual sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: realistic, emotional, bleak, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, friendship, prison life, confined, criminal heroes, violence spree, crime, crimes, deadly, social climbing, warden, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ 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, touching, offbeat ...
Plot: prison, police brutality, attempted murder, prison life, massacre, doctor, cross dressing, aids, regret, warden, human nature, gender ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: brazil, latin america, rio de janeiro, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 8.4
 6K
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, suspenseful, stylized, realistic, rough ...
Plot: organized crime, gang war, young man, ex convict, irish, shooting, addiction, gang, rivalry, girlfriend, rivals, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.2
 192
House of Women (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An innocent, pregnant prison inmate (Shirley Knight) becomes the bad warden's (Andrew Duggan) personal favorite.
Style: bleak, serious, emotional, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: prison, women's prison, confined, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, manhunt, rehabilitation, gory, unlikely partners, wrongfully committed, injustice, righting the wronged ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Interceptor (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A gripping eight-part series about a state-of-the-art law enforcement team whose unswerving mission is to hunt down some of Britain’s most dangerous criminals. The Interceptor delves into the adventures of a dedicated surveillance team known as ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, tense
Plot: undercover, partners against crime, crimes, crime, master criminal, partners, wiretap, fighting crime, police investigation, surveillance, criminal, law enforcement
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 4.8
 1K
99 Women (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Liechtenstein, Spain, Italy, West Germany, UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Jesus Franco's campy women's prison film is worthwhile for genre devotees primarily due to an outstanding cast. Mercedes McCambridge is unintentionally hilarious as sadistic lesbian warden Thelma Diaz, spitting tacky dialogue with ...
Style: erotic, rough, sexual, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, murder, sexual relations, rivalry, law enforcement, gory, fighting the system, prison life, gender, vengeance, false accusation, sexual abuse ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 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: bleak, emotional, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison life, crimes, crime, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, drug abuse, estrangement, violence spree, interracial relations, misfit, fish out of water, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%