Movies like Sirens 1999

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Sirens (1999)
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Sirens (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Who can you turn to when protectors become predators? Dana Delany, Keith Carradine, and Brian Dennehy star in this moving, suspenseful drama about one woman's courageous battle to bring a rogue cop to justice. Sally Rawlings (Delany), a corporate executive with a bright future, watches her life spin out of control after a policeman, Officer Wexler (Carradine), cold-bloodedly kills her ex-husband before her very eyes. Wexler is acquitted of any wrongdoing, and Sally finds herself standing alone against a shocking police department cover-up. Thwarted at every turn by a system steeped in deceit and corruption, Sally takes the law into her own hands. Hacking into computer files, staking out Wexler and questioning witnesses, Sally will risk everything – including her own life – to expose the truth.
Plot: car, racism, justice, sexy woman, police brutality, interracial marriage, skirt, female removes her clothes, cover up, police officer, sex in car, planting evidence

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, disturbing and emotional films with plots about racism, society, family relations, murder, life is a bitch, african american and crimes mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Sirens: Badge of the Assassin (1985), Pretty Baby (1978), Multiple Sarcasms (2010), The Revenge of Al Capone (1989), Ragtime (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Badge of the Assassin (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Three black revolutionaries gun down two New York City police officers. The subsequent investigation puts a white assistant DA and a black police detective on the trail of the killers that leads from New York to San Francisco and down to New Orleans.
Plot: black cop, assistant district attorney, nypd, racism, police investigation, buddy cop, cop killer, police officer, murder investigation, police, murder
Place: new york, san francisco, new orleans
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95%
 6.6
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Pretty Baby (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Hattie (Susan Sarandon), a New Orleans hooker, meets a photographer named Bellocq (Keith Carradine) at her brothel one night and, after he photographs her, he befriends her 12-year-old daughter, Violet (Brooke Shields). When Violet is brought on as ...
Style: thought provoking, sentimental, melancholic, atmospheric, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: innocence lost, brothel, child prostitution, loss of virginity, underage sex, virginity, girl man relationship, prostitute, photographer, sexuality, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 90s, year 1917
Place: new orleans, usa
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Multiple Sarcasms (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Gabriel is a man who on the surface has it all-successful professional life as an architect, a beautiful wife, Annie, and a devoted young daughter, Elizabeth. But slowly it dawns on him that he is not really happy. Gabriel decides that he wants to ...
Style: realistic, psychological, contemplative, atmospheric, offbeat ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The Revenge of Al Capone (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After Al Capone is imprisoned, he still continues to run his empire, and plots to assassinate the mayor of Chicago.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, revenge, organized crime, master criminal, crimes, crime, criminal heroes, prison life, prison, chases and races, leadership, confined ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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 7.3
 9K
Ragtime (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and other nostalgic events in early 1900s New York City.
Style: clever, controversial, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: racism, american dream, vandalism, siege, pianist, piano, racial injustice, jazz, firefighter, nudity (full frontal - brief), fighting the system, graphic violence ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s, 20th century, 90s, 1930s ...
Place: harlem, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, atlantic city new jersey ...
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64%
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Judgment (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fact-based story of a Louisiana priest accused of molesting young parishioners, and of the family of one of his victims, caught between their loyalty to their son and to their Church.
Plot: altar boy, child molester, pedophile priest, catholic church, lawsuit, childhood sexual abuse, singing, little boy, prayer, shower, child abuse, crying ...
Time: 80s, year 1982
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Is There Life Out There? (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Lily Marshall (McEntire) has a loving, supportive husband, two great kids and an unfulfilled dream: to return to college and get the degree she always wanted. "Is there life beyond her family and home?", Lily wonders. The hole in ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, emotional, feel good ...
Plot: self discovery, school, terminal illness, college, starting over, hopes, youth, love and romance, family life, human nature, college life, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 117
Cahoots (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two men who were "best friends" while growing up together and into their 20's, reconnect after years apart. On the surface, their lives have gone in opposite directions, one married, successful, respectful and settled; the other ...
Plot: friend, prostitute, pickup truck, homoeroticism, husband wife relationship, gun, childhood friend, male bonding, blood, architect, friendship, drinking alcohol ...
Place: los angeles, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Traffic Officer (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A comic drama about a permanently going duel between Traffic Officer and powerful businessman.
Plot: road accident, uniform, car damage, road, traffic policeman, policeman uniform, police officer, car
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 407
Timepiece (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in the 1940's, James Earl Jones as an an old clockmaker faces racism and is tried for murder when the racist is killed. However, Kevin Kilner comes forward and claims to have commmitted the crime in self defense. All the while, ...
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking
Plot: racism, family relations, self defense, murder, faith, life is a bitch, dishonesty, society, family life, false accusation, interracial relations, businessman ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Stranger in the Kingdom (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Vermont town in the 1950's hires a new minister based on his war record and capable presentation, but then are shocked when he shows up and is a black man. Things go completely wrong for ...
Style: sincere, atmospheric, serious, realistic, thought provoking ...
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Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: vermont, usa, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.9
 223
Resurrection (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
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Style: serious, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing
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Time: 18th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.8
 316
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Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: disturbing, sincere, emotional, thought provoking, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.5
 109
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.0
 6K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.4
 521
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: serious, uplifting, emotional, touching, realistic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
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