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Outlaw Prophet: Warren Jeffs (2014)
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Outlaw Prophet: Warren Jeffs (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Cult leader Warren Jeffs rises to power in the polygamist Mormon sect once headed by his late father, but some of his wives fight back to bring him to justice. Based on a true story.
Style: rough, thought provoking, serious, factual, emotional
Plot: mormon, forced sex, prison, true crime, isolated community, religious fanatic, lifetime, sex scandal, rape, violence, rapist, sexual abuse, child abuse, scandal, religions or cults, religion, age difference, president, cult, arranged marriage, life sentence, domineering husband, religious fundamentalist, religious fundamentalism, sexualized violence ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, thought provoking and disturbing films with plots about life is a bitch, rape, prison, crimes, religion, serial killer and society mostly in Drama, Biography and Crime genres. Some movies like Outlaw Prophet: Warren Jeffs: The Consolation (2017), Cleveland Abduction (2015), Black August (2007), Amish Grace (2010), Joseph Smith: Plates of Gold (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Consolation (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Victim of vertigo and unexplained discomfort, Flavie, a television host, resolves to consult a psychiatrist. The latter suggests a test of the past that she would have concealed and proposes to browse together a photo-album of her childhood. The ...
Style: serious, factual, suspenseful, bleak, brutal ...
Plot: child abuse, rape, psychoanalyst, coming of age, mother daughter relationship, memories, brutality, traumatic childhood, physical abuse, psychologist, psychotherapy, childhood memory ...
Place: france
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Cleveland Abduction (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A single mother becomes Ariel Castro's first kidnapping victim, and finds herself trapped in his home with two other women for 11 years.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: kidnapping, captivity, violence, true crime, life is a bitch, isolation, sexual abuse, woman in danger, confined, rape, abduction, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: ohio, usa, cleveland ohio
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Black August (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The last 14 months of George Jackson's life was an existence under subjective and objective conditions in California's industrial prison complex. George Jackson would spend 11 years in jail (7 of which were in solitary confinement) for a ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, rough, political
Plot: prison, racism, solitary, prison life, confined, rebellion, fighting the system, against the rules, rebelliousness, price of justice, militant, injustice ...
Place: usa, california
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Prophet of Evil: The Ervil LeBaron Story (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The take-down of an infamous leader of a small polygamous Mormon fundamentalist group, who ordered assassinations of his opponents.
Plot: serial killer, true crime, crimes, husband wife relationship, police, cult leader, sect, murder, polygamy, sermon, religious fundamentalist, mormon ...
Time: 70s
Place: utah
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Amish Grace (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a gunman killed five Amish children and injured five others in a Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania schoolhouse shooting in October of 2006, the world media attention rapidly turned from the tragic events to the extraordinary forgiveness demonstrated ...
Style: serious, disturbing, psychological, realistic, rough ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: amish, murder, faith, forgiveness, family problems, family relations, hopes, religions or cults, introspection, death in the family, dealing with death, child murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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Joseph Smith: Plates of Gold (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In 1827, Joseph Smith, Jr. was only 21 years old when he received a prophetic calling to translate ancient scriptures that would soon be published as The Book of Mormon. Less than three years later, he founded The Church of Jesus Christ of ...
Plot: mormon, latter day saints, religion
Time: 19th century, 1820s
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Lies of the Heart: The Story of Laurie Kellogg (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young mother is accused of convincing four teenagers to murder her husband, who she claims abused her during their ten-year relationship.
Audience: teens
Plot: lifetime, age difference, true crime, court, prison, miscarriage, lsd, courtroom, man wearing towel, female in shower, gun, man wrapped in a towel ...
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I Am Elizabeth Smart (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The story of Elizabeth Smart's kidnapping and captivity, as told from her perspective.
Style: factual, thought provoking, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: kidnapped, kidnapping, teenager, autobiography, captivity, investigation, abduction, running for your life, salvation, captive, crime investigation, drugs ...
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Fall from Grace (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fall from Grace is a drama, concerning the lives of Jim Bakker and his then-wife, Tammy Faye Bakker Messner during the 1980s, and starred Kevin Spacey and Bernadette Peters. This made-for-television movie aired on NBC on April 29, 1990. Jim Bakker ...
Plot: televangelist, fundamentalism, scandal, preacher, religion, prescription drug abuse, female director
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The Executioner's Song (1982)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In this fact-based film, Gary Gilmore, an Indiana man who just finished serving a lengthy stay in prison, tries to start anew by moving to Utah. Before long, Gary begins an ill-advised romance with the troubled Nicole Baker, a teenage single mother. ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, bleak, rough ...
Plot: death row, murder, crimes, death sentence, prison, price of justice, courtroom drama, confined, journalism, legal, going straight, true crime ...
Time: year 1976
Place: utah, usa
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58%
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Spotlight (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In 2001, editor Marty Baron of The Boston Globe assigns a team of journalists to investigate allegations against John Geoghan, an unfrocked priest accused of molesting more than 80 boys. Led by editor Walter "Robby" Robinson, reporters ...
Style: factual, thought provoking, suspense, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: journalism, lawyer, investigation, investigative journalism, sexual abuse, conspiracy, newspaper, catholicism, child abuse, cover up, journalist, expose ...
Time: year 2001, 70s, 2000s, 20th century, year 2002 ...
Place: boston, massachusetts, new england, florida
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Fighting the Odds: The Marilyn Gambrell Story (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on a true story, former parole officer Marilyn Gambrell and a colleague set up a pioneer trial-based program in one of America's toughest high schools to help the children of incarcerated parents regain control of their own lives and not ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, feminist film
Plot: support group, dedicated educator, idealism, against the odds, human spirit, society, hopes, teenage life, teachers and students, child abuse, children, neglect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, houston texas
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The Boys of St. Vincent (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The true story of boys being sexually abused at their orphanage ran by a religious community in Newfoundland.
Style: realistic, disturbing, thought provoking, rough, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pedophilia, child abuse, child molestation, catholic priest, man boy relationship, orphanage, homosexual rape, pedophile priest, child molester, underage sex, catholic orphanage, sexual abuse ...
Time: 70s
Place: canada, london, newfoundland
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Believe Me: The Abduction of Lisa McVey (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The disturbing true-story of Lisa McVey, who was abducted in 1984 but later released by her abuser, only to have people question her story.
Style: rough, suspense, suspenseful, touching, captivating ...
Plot: kidnapping, serial killer, true crime, kidnapped, psychopath, child abduction, kidnapped girl, rape, abduction, autobiography, homicide detective, homicidal maniac ...
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Restless Virgins (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A sex scandal that shook Massachusetts prep school, Milton Academy in 2004-05 school year.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, sincere, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, preparatory school, scandal, high school life, social relations, teenage life, youth, lifetime, friendship, escapades, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england
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Roberto Succo (2001)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 124 min.
Story: 'Kurt' claims to be a sales rep. He also claims to be English in spite of his heavy Italian accent. Kurt is an habitual liar and a dangerous driver, at the very least. In the south of France he meets Léa, age 16. Between his increasingly ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, melancholic, captivating
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Rosewater (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 2009, Iranian Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari was covering Iran's volatile elections for Newsweek. One of the few reporters living in the country with access to US media, he made an appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, in a taped ...
Style: brutal, suspense, suspenseful, dark, macabre ...
Plot: prison, journalism, reporter, torture, investigation, violent, brutality, adaptation, captivity, twists and turns, life is a bitch, false accusation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
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Born Again (1978)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Having been imprisoned for his part in the Watergate scandal, Charles Colson undergoes a religious conversion.
Plot: christian, christianity, autobiography, republican party, president, judge, husband wife relationship, faith, lawyer, prison, religious conversion, prisoner ...
Time: year 1974, year 1969, 70s
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Father Stu (2022)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The true-life story of boxer-turned-priest. When an injury ends his amateur boxing career, Stuart Long moves to Los Angeles to find money and fame. While scraping by as a supermarket clerk, he meets Carmen, a Sunday school teacher who seems immune ...
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, thought provoking
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55%
The Wronged Man (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Janet Gregory, a single mother with a haunting past, is a paralegal struggling to overcome doubts about Calvin Willis, an African-American husband and father wrongfully accused of raping a neighborhood girl. Eventually convinced of his innocence, ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: false accusation, hopes, crimes, society, injustice, courtroom drama, legal, dishonesty, african american, morality, redemption, dignity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Faustina (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The Life of saint Maria Faustyna Kowalska, a Polish Nun.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, uplifting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: catholic, christian, saint, convent, religions or cults, family relations, church, society, clergy, supernatural ability, hopes, painting ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s
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Brian Banks (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An All-American football player's dreams to play in the NFL are halted when he is falsely accused of rape and sent to prison.
Style: realistic, factual, disturbing, thought provoking, emotional ...
Plot: american football, wrongful conviction, prison, lawyer, fighting the system, friendship, courtroom, human spirit, miscarriage of justice, freedom, legal, justice ...
Time: 2000s
Place: los angeles
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I Want to Live (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The movie tells the story of a woman who struggles and fights to escape the gas chamber being condemned with capital punishment because of her participation in a hold up in which a person was killed.
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: courtroom drama, prison, death sentence, heist, death row, drug abuse, false accusation, murder, prison life, addiction, dishonesty, fighting the system ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: mexico
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Easy Prey (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on a true story, a serial killer abducts his latest victim from a mall and assaults her. Confused by her atypical reaction, he doesn't kill her, but instead takes her along as he continues on his killing spree. Meanwhile, the authorities ...
Style: factual
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, age difference, killer, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, police, photographer, rape, psychopath, gas station, captive, manhunt ...
Place: miami
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54%
Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 192 min.
Story: The story of the Peoples Temple cult led by Jim Jones and the events leading up to one of the largest mass suicides in history.
Style: disturbing, realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: cult, commune, poison, manipulation, mass suicide, no survivors, religions or cults, psychopath, rebellion, fighting the system, leadership, against humanity ...
Time: year 1980, 70s, year 1978, 1940s, year 1965
Place: africa, san francisco, california
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She Fought Alone (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: All, including school administration and a friend, turn their backs on a girl who accused a classmate of rape.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: rape, innocence lost, high school, sexual abuse, juvenile delinquency, teenage love, rebellion, fighting the system, youth, against the odds, social misfits, ambition ...
Time: 90s
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Mommie Dearest (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In this biographical film, glamorous yet lonely star Joan Crawford takes in two orphans, and at first their unconventional family seems happy. But after Joan's attempts at romantic fulfillment go sour and she is fired from her contract with MGM ...
Style: disturbing, factual, intense, talky, psychological ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: child abuse, adoption, mother daughter relationship, abusive mother, dysfunctional family, narcissism, bad mother, mansion, strangulation, hollywood, family relations, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1940s, 60s, 50s ...
Place: usa, new york, los angeles
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The Butler (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A look at the life of Cecil Gaines who served eight presidents as the White House's head butler from 1952 to 1986, and had a unique front-row seat as political and racial history was made.
Style: touching, emotional, bad ending, political, inspirational ...
Audience: date night
Plot: civil rights, racism, butler, u.s. president, black history, prejudice, president, injustice, white house, father son relationship, justice, civil rights movement ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 60s, 50s, year 1957 ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, cuba, south africa, tennessee ...
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3096 Days (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A young Austrian girl is kidnapped and held in captivity for eight years. Based on the real-life case of Natascha Kampusch.
Style: realistic, disturbing, captivating, rough, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, child abuse, rape, psychological torture, pedophile, life is a bitch, missing child, survivor, captivity, confinement indoors, rape victim, violence against women ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria
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The Elizabeth Smart Story (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the kidnapping of teenager Elizabeth Smart,in June 2002, by two people, in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
Style: suspense, thought provoking, rough, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: kidnapping, child abuse, true crime, religious cult, false identity, missing child, teenage girl, survival, escape, child rape, captivity, kidnapped ...
Place: utah, salt lake city utah
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