Movies and TV shows like Wentworth

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Wentworth (2013)
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Wentworth (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, bleak, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: women's prison, prison life, women in prison, prison, lesbian, lesbian relationship, crimes, life is a bitch, power struggle, protest, sadism, survival, government facility, punishment, warden, convict, confined, security guard, female prisoner, lawyer, smuggling, racial issues, arrest, destructive relationship, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia

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Most similar movies to Wentworth

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films and TV series with plots about prison, prison life, crimes, confined, life is a bitch, violence and danger mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Wentworth: Orange Is the New Black (2013), The Yard (2018), Bad Girls (1999), 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.
TV show
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, lesbian relationship, prison life, lgbt, women in prison, life turned upside down, strong female character, prison, gender, lesbian romance, women's prison, first lesbian experience ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york state, new york
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The Yard (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: After a fateful domestic clash, a devoted mother finds herself in prison and fighting to survive in hopes of reuniting with her daughter.
Style: captivating, psychological, suspense, tense
Plot: women's prison, women in prison, prison life, drug addict, prison, murder, drug dealing, police, trust, marriage, prison gang, interrogation ...
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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86%
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Bad Girls (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
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, bleak, disturbing, realistic, serious ...
Plot: women's prison, prison sex, lesbian, escape attempt, poisoning, domestic violence, exploitation, prison life, gay slur, prison, gays and lesbians, urban ghetto ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Prisoner: Cell Block H (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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: realistic, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: prison, prison life, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, leadership, confined, crimes, misfit, survival, gender, rivalry, distopia ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 97K
Oz (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
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, realistic, suspenseful, rough, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison life, prison, confined, prison rape, rapist, rape, life is a bitch, convict, violence spree, homosexual rape, gang, racism ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 4K
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 ⇓
100%
 8.2
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Locked Up (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
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 ⇓
100%
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, rough, disturbing, emotional, serious ...
Plot: prison, gay african american, life is a bitch, parents and children, confined, gang, youth, society, juvenile delinquency, drug dealing, crimes, prison life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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 ⇓
26%
 8.3
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Prison Break (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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: tense, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, escape, prison life, fugitives, determination, confined, scheme, fbi, self sacrifice, conspiracy, manhunt, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.2
 642
Capadocia (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Capadocia is a Mexican HBO Latin America television series. It started on March 2, 2008 and its second season was planned for 2010.
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: confined, gang war, prison life, corrupt law enforcer, dishonesty, prison, warden, life turned upside down, bribery, uncover truth, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 649
Ghosted (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: ‘GHOSTED’ tells a story of survival inside a British Prison. Jack a model prisoner, has kept his head down and done his time. After his wife confirms that she is leaving him, on the anniversary of their son’s death, the only thing that keeps ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak, twists and turns ...
Plot: prison life, prison, prison rape, survival, haunted by the past, confined, crimes, criminal heroes, prison fight, strong violent content, flashback, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 17K
The Escapist (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Frank Perry is an institutionalized convict twelve years into a life sentence without parole. When his estranged daughter falls ill, he is determined to make peace with her before it's too late. He develops an ingenious escape plan, and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, harsh, twists and turns ...
Plot: prison, crimes, prison life, fugitives, prison escape, going straight, terminal illness, escape, tunnel, tragedy, brutality, existentialism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, twists and turns, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison life, hidden identity, prison guard, confined, hostage, convict, trapped, prison riot, rebellion, survival, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.2
 4K
El marginal (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An ex-cop entered a prison as convicted under a false identity in order to infiltrate within a group of prisoners that has just kidnapped the teenage daughter of an important national judge.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: prison, pastor, justice, investigation, dishonesty, violence, murder, prison life, vengeance, life is a bitch, friendship, chase ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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 ⇓
30%
Bangkok Hilton (1989)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Kat Stanton (Kidman), an Australian woman searching for her father who, whilst travelling back from London to Australia via Thailand, makes friends with Arkie Ragan (Ehlers), a photographer. Kat is tricked into carrying some luggage ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, disturbing
Plot: prison, escape, heroin, smuggling, injustice, interracial relations, false accusation, fighting the system, betrayal, life is a bitch, prison life, destiny ...
Time: 80s
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand, asia, london, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.2
 345
Killing Time (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Killing Time is an Australian television drama series on TV1 subscription television channel which first screened in 2011. It is based on the true story of disgraced lawyer Andrew Fraser. In New Zealand it screens on Prime Television. The ten part ...
Style: realistic, captivating, tense, psychological, serious
Plot: rise and fall, crimes, lawyers and clients, confined, prison, disgraced, legal, ambition, introspection, drug abuse, society, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Sons of Anarchy (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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, exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: motorcycle gang, biker, gang, motorcycle, power struggle, crimes, family relations, group of criminals, arms dealing, friends, prison, young man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, northern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.0
 108
Chess Game (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Mina (Priscila Fantin) is arrested for defrauding the Social Security and beyond to defend the other inmates need to escape from the prison director of surveillance (Tuca Andrada). The crime involved a Senator (Antonio Calloni), trying in every way ...
Style: psychological, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: mind game, prison life, criminal heroes, confined, rivalry, crimes, prison, strong female presence, psychological torture, graphic violence, corruption
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.1
 2K
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: serious, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Plot: prison, smuggling, survival, prison life, life is a bitch, dishonesty, false accusation, injustice, bus driver, corrupt law enforcer, false arrest, corrupt officer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: morocco, africa, antwerp
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 ⇓
29%
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 ⇓
29%
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Metástasis (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Colombia, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A Colombian remake of the U.S. TV show Breaking Bad. After he is diagnosed with cancer, Walter Blanco teams up with José Miguel Rosas in order to sell crystal meth.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: terminal illness, master criminal, hidden identity, couple relations, drug dealing, dishonesty, crimes, partners, unlikely partners, unlikely criminals, family relations, stash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Emmanuelle in Hell (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Emanuelle goes undercover into a prison to expose the corrupted officials who are brutalizing the inmates. Emanuelle is shocked by the horrors and humiliation the prisoners are subjected to, but when her true identity is discovered, she finds ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, disturbing, bleak, psychotronic ...
Plot: women's prison, prison, woman in danger, hidden identity, working undercover, sexual abuse, investigation, undercover, price of justice, prison life, uncover truth, legal ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.7
 567
Unite 9 (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Marie Lamontagne, a widowed mother of two in her forties, confesses to a murder she didn't commit to protect her daughter. Thrust into brutally unfamiliar and hostile surroundings, she first learns survival, then confronts the biggest challenge ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, psychological, gloomy
Plot: women's prison, attempted murder, family problems, confined, prison life, prison, rehabilitation, psychologist, crimes, warden, family in crisis, lesbian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.3
 4K
Coldwater (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A teenage boy is sent to a juvenile reform facility in the wilderness. As we learn about the tragic events that sent him there, his struggle becomes one for survival with the inmates, counselors, and the retired war colonel in charge.
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, re-education, survival, prison life, confined, youth, prison, power relations, juvenile detention, violence, teenage boy, escape attempt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Above Suspicion (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Above Suspicion is a British TV series based on Lynda La Plante's novels Above Suspicion, The Red Dahlia, Deadly Intent and Silent Scream. It stars Kelly Reilly and Ciarán Hinds, and features the career of La Plante's latest heroine DC ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, porno movie
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, murder, police detective, law enforcement, crimes, police procedural, dirty cop, detective inspector, strong female presence, rookie, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.6
 359
Nowhere Man (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Taiwan
TV show
Story: Two nefarious schemes taking place 10 years apart entangle a dauntless triad member, who must break out of prison to rescue a loved one.
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting
Plot: prison, escape, escapades, determination, rescue, death sentence, courage, family, family relations, life is a bitch, race against time, punishment ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 439
The Dead Lake (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
TV show
Story: Experienced Moscow police officer Maksim Pokrovskiy is sent to Northern Russia to investigate the murder of the local Oligarch's daughter.
Style: tense, melancholic, suspense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: murder, crimes, society, police, death, rivalry, dishonesty, violence, vengeance, adaptation, life is a bitch, female nudity ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%