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Taking Back My Life: The Nancy Ziegenmeyer Story (1992)
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Taking Back My Life: The Nancy Ziegenmeyer Story (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: True story about a rape victim who took a stand that rape is never the victim's fault and inspired many other victims who felt shame about what had happened to them to speak out.
Plot: rape victim, rape, life, courtroom, compassion, victim, control, reflection, newspaper, confrontation, publicity
Place: iowa

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Most similar movies to Taking Back My Life: The Nancy Ziegenmeyer Story

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, bleak and sexual films with plots about rape, rape victim, courtroom, rapist, court, female nudity and murder mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Taking Back My Life: The Nancy Ziegenmeyer Story: A Case of Rape (1974), Without Her Consent (1990), Cry Rape (1973), A Mother's Justice (1991), Silent Witness (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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A Case of Rape (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When she was raped, Ellen thought it was the worst thing to ever happen to her. What was worse, was the treatment by the hospital staff, police and the court system, when she reported it, and the man was caught.
Plot: rape, rape victim, understanding, feminist, anger, social injustice, courtroom, defense attorney, sexual assault, victim, humiliation, skepticism ...
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Without Her Consent (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Fact-based story about the emotional trauma and following legal problems of a young woman who was raped by an acquaintance.
Plot: confrontation, trial, social injustice, victim, neighbor, vigilante, rape, court, rapist, courtroom, rape victim
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76%
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Cry Rape (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A man who is arrested for rape swears it wasn't him but somebody who looks just like him, but the victim insists it was him.
Plot: rape, mistaken identity, sexual assault, rape victim, humiliation, confrontation, rapist, victim, courtroom, court, police interrogation, medical examination ...
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74%
A Mother's Justice (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young girl named Debbie is attacked by a bus stop one evening and is blindfolded and raped. Her mother, Lila, who is consumed with guilt is determined to catch the rapist...
Plot: bait, rape and revenge, rapist, victim, revenge, guilt, rape victim, rape, mother daughter relationship, obsession
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71%
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Silent Witness (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The marriage of a young working-class woman is jeopardized when she witnesses her brother-in-law's participation in a gang rape of an intoxicated woman in a neighborhood bar.
Plot: family conflict, rape, fear, rapist, testimony, court, family relations, rape victim, husband wife relationship, trial, secret, witness ...
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69%
The Many Trials of One Jane Doe (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Based on a true story about an extraordinary woman, who after a traumatizing rape, refuses to remain a victim. Wendy Crewson stars as Jane Doe (as she must legally be called), a woman who discovers she was the fifth victim of a serial rapist ...
Plot: rape, serial rapist, rapist, rape victim
Place: toronto ontario canada
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66%
My Son Is Innocent (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After a brutal nighttime attack on a woman alone in her suburban home, police investigators zero in on teenager Eric Sutter. When the victim identifies Sutter as her attacker, the legal system closes in on the boy as friends, neighbors and the media ...
Plot: rape, falsely accused, imprisonment, police station, police interrogation, false accusation, courtroom, police investigation, mistaken identity
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
A Scream from Silence (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A director and an editor, both woman, cannot work on a movie presenting the rape of a nurse without reacting on the scenes they're working on, the situation of womanhood in general, and the way the 'Justice' handle those cases of rape.
Plot: rape, female director, interview, rapist, male female relationship, contemplating suicide, hate, rape victim, feminism, misogyny, shame, courtroom ...
Place: africa
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Elements of Doubt (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Plot: rape victim, wheelchair, loyalty, kindergarten, hearing, accusation, sex party, devotion, female nudity, rape, courtroom, father daughter relationship ...
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53%
Saatchya Aat Gharat (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A group of young boys and girls grapple with moral issues in a changing world.
Plot: rapist, police station, rape victim, social worker, group of friends, courtroom, post traumatic stress, language barrier, college student, injury, breakup, break up ...
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51%
The Violation of Sarah McDavid (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sarah McDavid, an idealistic young teacher, takes a job in a rough high school where she is eventually attacked and raped in her classroom after school hours and decides to buck the school system in an attempt to make schools safer for students and ...
Plot: teacher, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, student, bicycle, rape, female teacher, school principal, inner city, rape victim, new job, classroom, female protagonist ...
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47%
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Johnny Belinda (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: While attempting to set up a communal garden in the poverty stricken rural community of Hatcher, Bill Richmond becomes aware of a silent, mute, disheveled girl by the name of Belinda. He soon learns that she is considered mentally handicapped by the ...
Style: slasher
Plot: pregnancy, rape, sexploitation, pregnant from rape, child born of rape, rape victim, rapist, sign language, deaf, deafness
Place: nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Family Rescue (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The court has given custody of Emma Hayes' child to the baby's father, a man who raped Emma when she was only fifteen years old. It's up to the baby's grandfather, Clayton Hayes to prevent the child from being handed over until ...
Plot: woman in labor, kidnap, stalker, pregnant, custody battle, pregnant woman, rape victim, child born of rape, vigilantism, child abandonment, pregnant from rape, rape and revenge ...
Place: virginia
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44%
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White Lie (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A black New York man returns to his southern hometown to investigate his father's lynching at the hands of a white mob.
Style: suspense, reflective
Plot: death, rape, investigation, doctor, rape victim, racial issues, lynching, cross cultural relations, racism, love, revenge, murder ...
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44%
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Love Lives On (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A 15-year-old girl must choose between continuing her pregnancy and undergoing treatment for her fast-growing cancer.
Plot: first love, fall in love, race track, unwed mother, teenage girl, cancer, drug abuse, drug addict, drug use, mother child relationship, baby, drug addiction ...
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40%
Freefall: Flight 174 (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: True story of a brand-new Canadian airliner running out of fuel in-flight and forced to glide to the nearest airfield.
Style: rough, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: catastrophe, chases and races, hostages, crimes, confined, danger, heroes, race against time, escapades, fighting crime, hostage, hijacking ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, new york, montreal, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Free, White and 21 (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A motel owner in Texas is accused of raping a civil-rights worker from Sweden.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: courtroom, civil rights, rape, racist, jury, interracial relations, clock, african american, hotel, trial, businessman, cross cultural relations ...
Place: texas
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38%
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Speak (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Freshman high-school student Melinda has refused to speak ever since she called the cops on a popular summer party. With her old friends snubbing her for being a rat, and her parents too busy to notice her troubles, she folds into herself, trying to ...
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: innocence lost, rape victim, teenage life, unsupportive friend, life is a bitch, school, high school, youth, high school life, family problems, rape, sexual abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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A Smell of Honey, a Swallow of Brine (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Sharon is a young office worker who sexually teases, seduces and then cries 'rape' on various men just to see them emotionally suffer for her own man-hating, twisted amusement leading to one lovestruck boyfriend being sent to prison, the ...
Plot: rape, teasing, swashbuckler, seduction, victim, prison, switchblade, violence, panties, mirror, kiss, telephone call ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Welcome to New York (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Fiction inspired from the story of the rise and the fall of french politician and former head of the International Monetary Fund, Dominique Strauss-Kahn.
Style: cynical, serious, realistic, captivating, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, prostitute, downfall, human nature, obsession, addiction, life is a bitch, dishonesty, arrested, strong sexual content, housekeeper, womanizer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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35%
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37 (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On a March night in 1964, 37 neighbors in Queens, New York, witness the brutal murder of Kitty Genovese. None of them takes action or calls the police. 37 tells the story of a few of these people and what led up to the night when they unexplainably ...
Plot: murder, rape, loss of innocence, racism, indifference, female director, apathy, witness
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35%
Female Teacher : Twice Raped (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Science Teacher at high school science, Kojima Miho is a popular among male students this worked bad for her..
Style: pink cinema, sexploitation film
Plot: rapist, sexploitation, erotica, simulated sex, female nudity, bare breasts, rape, rape victim, japanese woman, female teacher, teacher
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Last Exit to Brooklyn (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, West Germany, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A gritty Brooklyn story about union corruption, violence, taboos and social norms. The stories told are of the sailors, the prostitute, the union bosses, the hooligans and the gay community set in the early 50s.
Style: rough, bleak, social, tense, social realism ...
Plot: prostitute, fight, union, working class, society, crime, crimes, pregnancy, labor union, transvestism, transsexual, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Animal (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Loosely based on a rape case that happened to two sisters in Cebu, Visayas, Philippines in late 1990s.
Plot: rape victim, rape, suicide, murder, gang, friend, erotica, cemetery, sex, kidnapping
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32%
Recommendation for Mercy (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, a 14 year-old boy is accused of raping and murdering a little girl
Style: based on true events
Plot: court, rape, murder, rape accusation, teenager
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Night of Evil (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young woman's rise to fame after she wins a beauty contest is cut short when she marries an ex-convict.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: reporter, beauty pageant, stripper, rape victim, bandleader, ransom, pawnshop, police car, party, strip club, boss, alcoholic drink ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Lost times (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 1997. Young car mechanic Iván lives in a godforsaken village in eastern Hungary. He looks after his mentally disabled sister Eszter and earns extra money smuggling diesel oil from Ukraine. The siblings' coexistence is disrupted by a tragic ...
Plot: brother sister relationship, rape and revenge, smuggling, small town life, lifestyle change, rape, mental illness, rape victim, changing lives, mental patient, teenage rape, disturbed individual
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31%
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Silencing Mary (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Mary Stuartson is proud to be the first in her family to attend a university, but when her roommate, Holly, is raped by the school's star football player, Mary, who is a reporter for the college newspaper, begins her own investigation.
Plot: drinking alcohol, journalism, american football, locker room, undressing, newspaper, drinking, rape, dressing room, college, party, dancing ...
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31%
I Am Frigid...Why? (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sultry Sandra Julien stars as a teenage virgin who is traumatized after being raped by her 2 "friends", a young man and his sister, leaving her with no interest in sex. Discouraged, she embarks on a journey of sexual awakening in hopes of ...
Plot: prostitution, rape, brother sister incest, sexual awakening, abused woman, theatre director, female nudity, sex, lesbian sex, lesbianism, rape victim, orgy ...
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31%
Menendez: A Killing in Beverly Hills (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: About the 1989 murders of Carolco Entertainment chairman, Jose Menendez, and his wife, Kitty, who were killed by their sons, Lyle and Erik, in Beverly Hills, allegedly for a multimillion-dollar inheritance.
Style: bleak, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, courtroom, crimes, dysfunctional family, parents and children, siblings relations, courtroom drama, legal, deadly, life is a bitch, family relations, family problems ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, beverly hills, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%