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Sisters and Other Strangers (1997)
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Sisters and Other Strangers (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A woman (Joanna Kerns), at odds with her eccentric sister (Debrah Farentino) over a real-estate deal, becomes the prime suspect when the latter is found dead.
Plot: real estate, sibling relationship, promiscuity, con artists, pedophile, businesswoman, sister sister relationship, sexual abuse, child abuse, murder, jail, sister, suspect, promiscuous woman, post traumatic stress disorder, flashback, crimes, crime, brother sister relationship

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about murder, crimes, police, police officer, rape, crime and sexual abuse mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Sisters and Other Strangers: Back Roads (2018), Too Good to Be True (1988), A Promise to Carolyn (1996), The Girl Next Door (2007), Bump in the Night (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Back Roads (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young man cares for his younger sisters after their mother is imprisoned for murdering their abusive father. When he strikes up an affair with a married woman, long-dormant family secrets bubble to the surface.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, suspenseful
Plot: older woman younger man sex, family secrets, murder, family secret, sibling relationship, backwoods, abusive father, danger, crimes, older woman younger man relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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95%
Back to the Streets of San Francisco (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Mike Stone's back and his old partner, Steve Keller, is missing. So Mike heads up an investigation. At the same time, he is investigating another brutal murder. And he is trying to decide which of two inspectors shall he recommend for the ...
Plot: murder, mystery, disappearance, judge, police captain, warden, rookie, police officer, police, priest, sergeant, promotion ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: san francisco
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74%
Too Good to Be True (1988)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A self-entitled woman is determined to keep her new man to herself at all costs.
Plot: murder, sister, sociopath, jealousy, pregnancy, death, pregnant wife, sister sister relationship, miscarriage, pregnant woman, female sociopath, female psychopath ...
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72%
A Promise to Carolyn (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When two sisters can no longer go on living with the painful memory of their baby sister being murdered 37 years ago by their stepmother, together they try to uncover the truth.
Plot: true crime, family relations, child abuse, murder, flashback, memory, sister sister relationship, hypnosis, forensic evidence, post traumatic stress, repressed memory, exhumation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Girl Next Door (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a quiet suburban town in the summer of 1958, two recently orphaned sisters are placed in the care of their mentally unstable Aunt Ruth. But Ruth's depraved sense of discipline will soon lead to unspeakable acts of abuse and torture that ...
Style: scary, rough, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, torture, child abuse, child molestation, sadist, cruelty, nudity (full frontal - brief), torment, helplessness, sister, suffering ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, contemporary, year 1958
Place: new york, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Bump in the Night (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Martha "Red" Tierney used to be a hot-shot reporter, but that was before alcohol took over her life. One morning Martha's son Jonathan leaves for school, stopping first to meet his father for breakfast. But Jonathan never meets his ...
Plot: pedophile, kidnapping, alcohol abuse, child abuse, female director, child pornography, child in peril, alcoholic
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.1
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Bonnie's Kids (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Sisters Myra and Ellie have finally had enough of their miserable, dead-end lives. When their stepfather Charley (the titular "Bonnie" being long dead) tried to rape Myra, Ellie ventilates him with a shotgun, and the pair run off to their ...
Style: neo noir
Plot: money, murder, sister, sibling relationship, transformation, heist, shotgun, rape, sister sister relationship, shot to death, girl in panties, revolver ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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On the Doll (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On The Doll is a story of the victims of child abuse, and the pain it visits upon their later lives. With interweaving stories following victims and victimizers, the film depicts the variety of experiences of abuse.
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: child abuse, lifestyle, life is a bitch, sexual relations, sexual abuse, victim, youth, childhood trauma, high school, prostitute, drug use, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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48%
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 6.9
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Trust (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A suburban family is torn apart when fourteen-year-old Annie meets her first boyfriend online. After months of communicating via online chat and phone, Annie discovers her friend is not who he originally claimed to be. Shocked into disbelief, her ...
Style: emotional, disturbing, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: innocence lost, sexual abuse, investigation, teenage life, youth, parents and children, child rape, bullying, rape victim, pedophile, family in crisis, manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, cleveland ohio, milwaukee wisconsin, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.0
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The Offence (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A burned-out British police detective finally snaps while interrogating a suspected child molester.
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: manhunt, police investigation, fighting the system, police detective, murder, police brutality, interrogation, mental breakdown, child molester, dishonesty, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, united kingdom, britain
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42%
 7.6
 208K
Sleepers (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Two gangsters seek revenge on the state jail worker who during their stay at a youth prison sexually abused them. A sensational court hearing takes place to charge him for the crimes.
Style: disturbing, sadistic, suspenseful, serious, harsh ...
Plot: child abuse, pedophilia, prison rape, homosexual rape, childhood, courtroom drama, vengeance, pedophile, torture, haunted by the past, rape, murder trial ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, new york yankees, madison square garden manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.3
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Trade (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA, Mexico
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Texas cop (Kevin Kline), whose own daughter might have been forced into sexual slavery, joins forces with a Mexican youth (Cesar Ramos) to find the boy's sister, who was abducted and forced into prostitution. Meanwhile, a Ukrainian woman who ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, serious ...
Plot: human trafficking, sexual abuse, child rape, forced prostitution, child molestation, kidnapping, sex slavery, sex with a minor, sex slave, missing child, slavery, child pornography ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, poland, mexico city, new jersey, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
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Heads or Tails (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Since his wife died, Inspector Louis Baroni (Philippe Noiret) has become a virtual recluse, preferring the solitude of his quiet house to the company of others. His period of mournful contemplation is broken when he is called out to look into the ...
Plot: police officer, false accusation, french, police inspector, suspicion, death, suspect, murder, police, sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
 160
Deadbeat (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When four degenerate thugs rape and murder a young waitress in part of their rape and murder spree, they are arrested, but get away with though a legal technicality. The brother of one of the rape/murder victims decides to become vigilante and kill ...
Plot: vigilante, revenge, murder, brother, rape, arrested, swashbuckler, waitress, sister, court, gang, trial ...
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Judgment Day: The Ellie Nesler Story (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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37%
Do You Know the Muffin Man? (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Roger Dollison, a police officer, and his wife Kendra are living the American dream. They have two children, Teddy and Sandy, a lovely home, and a dog named Rex. What they know and how they live as a family is irreparably changed one day when it is ...
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, psychological, gloomy ...
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An Act of War (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Battling insomnia and undiagnosed PTSD, a war veteran works nights as a projectionist at a decrepit theater. While struggling to adapt to civilian life, he soon finds himself tangled in an inescapable web of seduction, addiction, and violence.
Style: captivating, tense, neo noir
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 5.5
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Lipstick (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An aspiring avant-garde composer rapes a fashion model. When she takes him to court, she's slut-shamed by the defense and the man is exonerated. But justice will be served.
Style: suspenseful, sexual, stylized, serious, realistic ...
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Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Mother Knows Best (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A woman urges her daughter to get married. And when her daughter does, she doesn't think that she made a good choice. So she goes out and hires a killer to kill her son-in-law.
Plot: hitman, murder, mother daughter relationship, marriage
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Her Sister's Keeper (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: sister, sibling relationship, sister sister relationship, ex cop, forced to strip, loan shark, strip club, stripper, flash drive, retirement home, loss of son
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Detective (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Police detective Joe Leland investigates the murder of a homosexual man. While investigating, he discovers links to official corruption in New York City in this drama that delves into a world of sex and drugs.
Style: psychological, bleak, suspenseful, rough, gloomy ...
Plot: police detective, electric chair, sex addict, police corruption, murder, crimes, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, legal, police investigation, law enforcement, politics ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Abduction (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The daughter of wealthy businessman is taken hostage by a gang of radical black revolutionaries. While she fears for her life at first, she gradually starts to become sympathetic to her kidnappers' cause, and begins to consider herself to be ...
Plot: rape victim, bound and gagged, evil wins, murder, abduction, kidnapping, female nudity, panties pulled down, panties, lesbian, tied to a bed, rape ...
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32%
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The Case of the Hillside Stranglers (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The true chilling story of the "two of a kind", killing cousins Angelo Buono and Kenneth Bianchi, better known as the Hillside Stranglers, is told in this TV drama.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, police detective, obsession, crime, law enforcement, legal, deadly, crimes, psycho, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Preppie Murder (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is the story of a young woman who was found dead. Now the police investigate, and evidence points to a man she was seen leaving a party with. Now when questioned, he claims that her death was accidental, as a result of rough sex. Now her family ...
Plot: park, court, crimes of passion, trial, sex, murder, police, death
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30%
American Perfect (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Criminal psychiatrist, Jake Nyman is taking a much needed vacation from responsibility. An experimental road trip during which ever decision will be made on a flip of a coin. Meanwhile, Sandra Thomas, disenchanted professional, is en route to pick ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: chase, serial killer, psychopath, on the road, murder, woman in danger, desert, on the run, crime, danger, chases and races, off the road ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Nightmare in Columbia County (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The recounting of a terrible crime that wracked a family and galvanized police in South Carolina in the 1980's. Southern beauty pageant winner Dawn Smith is targeted by a sadistic stalker whose obsession with her leads him to kidnap her younger ...
Style: cult film, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: kidnapping, beauty pageant, murder, contests and competitions, stalking, crimes, confined, danger, rivalry, serial killer, deadly, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Scam (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A female con-artist who sweet-talks wealthy men targeted by her violent boyfriend, then drugs them and makes off with their money, is being herself being watched by another man. He wants to use her talents in a much-bigger scam: ripping off a crime ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: con artists, severed head, throat slitting
Place: jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Las Poquianchis (1976)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the middle 70's in the mexican state of Guanajuato, authorities discover a clandestine burial ground, the corpses were from murdered prostitutes. the suspects are three sisters known as "Las Poquianchis" The sisters were very ...
Style: suspense
Plot: murder, killing spree, organized crime, prostitute, sister sister relationship, violence, torture, prostitution, investigation, brothel, rape, poverty ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Friendships, Secrets and Lies (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Six former sorority sisters are suspected of murder when a baby's skeleton is found in the ruins of the sorority house.
Plot: murder, female bonding, sorority, friendship between women, female friendship, all female cast, women
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%