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A Violent Prosecutor (2016)
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A Violent Prosecutor (2016)
Original name: 검사외전
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After a prosecution lawyer is framed and convicted for murder, he tries to catch the real murderer from jail with the help of a con artist.
Style: confusing, captivating, realistic, intense, talky
Plot: prosecutor, prison, investigation, false accusation, justice, corruption, political intrigue, judiciary, criminal heroes, unlikely friendships, prison life, human spirit, police corruption, frame up, political corruption, corrupt police, buddy, lawyer, con men

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, dishonesty, crime, prison, murder, life is a bitch and law enforcement mostly in Crime, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like A Violent Prosecutor: The Closed Circuit (2013), An Innocent Man (1989), Red Corner (1997), Asura: The City of Madness (2016), Bloody Tie (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Closed Circuit (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The film is set in the Tricity in 2003, ten years after the end of communism in Poland. The plot, apparently based on the real-life experiences of Kraków businessmen Lech Jerzorny and Paweł Rey, is about three young, talented businessmen who open ...
Style: tense, captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: false accusation, corporate crimes, political corruption, cons and scams, dishonesty, rise and fall, uncover truth, frame up, injustice, investigation, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
An Innocent Man (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Jimmie Rainwood was minding his own business when two corrupt police officers (getting an address wrong) burst into his house, expecting to find a major drug dealer. Rainwood is shot, and the officers frame him as a drug dealer. Rainwood is ...
Style: tense, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: prison, police corruption, false accusation, frame up, gang, drug dealing, vengeance, prison gang, crimes, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.3
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Red Corner (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: An American attorney on business in China, ends up wrongfully on trial for murder and his only key to innocence is a female defense lawyer from the country.
Style: suspenseful, thought provoking, serious, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, frame up, legal, false accusation, legal action, fighting the system, political corruption, death penalty, justice, dishonesty, state affairs, murder investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, asia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Asura: The City of Madness (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A shady cop finds himself in over his head when he gets caught between Internal Affairs and the city’s corrupt mayor, in this scintillating crime drama from Korean maestro Kim Sung-soo (The Warrior).
Plot: prosecutor, mayor, police corruption, corruption, city, street gang, police, politics, gangster, shot in the head, shooting, hit in the face ...
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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 6.3
 629
Bloody Tie (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In this uncompromising vision of the gritty Korean underworld, a crystal meth dealer with a tragic past is forced to team up with a renegade cop to take down a powerful crime lord. Reminiscent of the Hong Kong action films of the 80’s but full of ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, snitch, undercover, criminal's revenge, dealer, drug abuse, law enforcement, drug dealing, deadly, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, busan, south korea
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71%
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Locked Down (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Danny, a respected cop, is setup after an investigation goes wrong. While laying low in his new jail cell, Danny is forced to get involved in the inmates underground cage fighting circuit. With the help of Irving, a former mixed martial arts ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, stylized ...
Plot: frame up, prison, captivity, prison life, confined, law enforcement, contests and competitions, investigation, martial arts, cons and scams, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Lust for Freedom (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former female cop is framed by corrupt police, acting in collusion with the local judge, and has to fight her way out of the pen, alone, against tough inmates, and the people in charge.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: false accusation, prison, police corruption, prison life, frame up, sexual abuse, righting the wronged, injustice, gender, law enforcement, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.0
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Veteran (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 123 min.
Story: When an old collaborator gets severely injured, a veteran policeman tries to figure out the way to bring to justice the ultimately suspected aggressor, a spoiled young executive, heir to a mega corporation, who believes he is above the law.
Style: buddy comedy, tense, exciting, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: police chase, buddy cop, police corruption, crimes, investigation, friendship, rivalry, danger, street fight, truck driver, police officer, coworker ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: bleak, rough, disturbing, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: prison, women's prison, women in prison, false accusation, frame up, mccarthyism, prison riot, wrongful conviction, murder, lust, anger, confined ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Rabbit on the Moon (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Mexico, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Though around them a criminal world seethes, Julie and Antonio are a young and loving couple with a new baby and a solid, white-collar sense of stability. But when a loose social connection suddenly ties them to a major political assassination, the ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: assassination, political corruption, assassination attempt, uncover truth, life turned upside down, fighting the system, life is a bitch, politics, political conspiracy, frame up, deadly, love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico city, mexico, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Boy Next Door (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A novelist (Dina Meyer) moves to a little town to write her next novel. She loves to get inspiration and as time goes by she gathers information about her neighbor, a young and wealthy guy whom she observes and picture from her window most of the ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: murder, small town, espionage, frame up, who done it, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, novelist, stalking, police, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.6
 762
La Fuga (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the summer of 1928, several inmates from the National Penitentiary in Buenos Aires managed to escape. The film narrates the fate of each of these runaways in search of their destiny - tough men with their own ethical codes and ready to do ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: prison, fugitives, on the run, starting over, criminal heroes, confined, couples, destiny, prison life, couple relations, society, chases and races ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.8
 577
Proximity (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When William Conroy (Rob Lowe), a former college professor, is sentenced to life in prison for vehicular manslaughter it seems his life is over. But when a fellow inmate tells him that in the past two years fourteen inmates have died at the prison, ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: prison, crimes, law enforcement, crime, false accusation, confined, frame up, anti hero, criminal heroes, witnessing a crime, protagonist as suspect, anti heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.1
 661
Prison Heat (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Four American babes on vacation in the Middle East run into trouble when they are imprisoned by corrupt army officials and that's where the fun begins.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: women's prison, false accusation, prison, sexual relations, frame up, injustice, crime, crimes, confined, law enforcement, life is a bitch, prison life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
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Q & A (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A young district attorney seeking to prove a case against a corrupt police detective encounters a former lover and her new protector, a crime boss who refuse to help him.
Style: talky, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, district attorney, murder, police brutality, investigation, crimes, crime, fighting the system, tough law enforcer, crime boss, workplace situations, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, puerto rico, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, suspenseful, rough, realistic, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prison, false accusation, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, crimes, crime, prison life, confined, friends, criminal heroes, youth, going straight ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.5
 334
Eiga: Kurosagi (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Tomohisa Yamashita is a swindler who deceives other swindlers who have evil intentions: The swindlers who deceive others with words (Shirosagi/White Swindler) and the swindlers who play with people's mind and body (Akasagi/Red Swindler).
Style: captivating, serious, psychological, suspense, realistic
Plot: embezzler, disguise, revenge, police, justice, lone hero, parents and children, unlikely friendships, investigation, flashback, teenager, sword ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.3
 279
Marked Man (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A jailed auto mechanic must run for his life after he witnesses the murder of a fellow inmate by two prison guards.
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: frame up, murder, chase, hunted, prison, prison life, death row, wrongfully committed, escape, strong violent content, false accusation, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 7.2
 16K
Brubaker (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: The new warden of a small prison farm in Arkansas tries to clean it up of corruption after initially posing as an inmate.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, factual, suspense ...
Plot: prison, abuse, prison warden, fighting the system, liberal, corruption, violence, brutality, abuse of power, justice, politics, prison rape ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: arkansas, southern usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.2
 171K
The Bank Job (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Terry is a small-time car dealer trying to leave his shady past behind and start a family. Martine is a beautiful model from Terry's old neighbourhood who knows that Terry is no angel. When Martine proposes a foolproof plan to rob a bank, Terry ...
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, political corruption, murder, blackmail, mafia, extortion, crime, crimes, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, proposal ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: london, england, europe, bahamas, caribbean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.4
 411
Framed (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Director Phil Karlson harks back to the no-nonsense, no-thrills directness of his 1950s "B" pictures in Framed. Joe Don Baker plays Ron, a high-rolling gambler that always seems to loose his big scores. Framed by the film's villains ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, political corruption, police corruption, nightclub, neo noir, prison, vengeance, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, crimes, life is a bitch, good versus evil ...
Time: 50s
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Guilt by Association (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Life is good for Susan, her two children and new boyfriend Russell. But life abruptly changes when she discovers her perfect boyfriend is a drug dealer. Realising the danger this could bring to her family she tells him to leave. Suddenly her house ...
Style: disturbing, sincere, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: false accusation, legal, drug dealing, injustice, prison, fighting the system, righting the wronged, dishonesty, hopes, society, wrong place wrong time, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Interrogation (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In Stalinist Poland, cabaret singer Tonia decides to spend the evening drinking with a group of friends. The next morning, she awakes to find that, for reasons unknown to her, she has been jailed as a political prisoner. As prison officials ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, realistic, thought provoking, serious
Plot: false accusation, prison, prison life, society, confined, life is a bitch, dishonesty, injustice, totalitarianism, rebellion, state affairs, polish ...
Time: 80s
Place: poland, europe, central europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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...and justice for all. (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: An ethical Baltimore defense lawyer disgusted with rampant legal corruption is asked to defend a judge he despises in a rape trial. But if he doesn't do it, the judge will have him disbarred.
Style: suspense, realistic, disturbing, captivating, clever ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, fighting the system, lawyer, hotshot lawyer, legal, moral dilemma, price of justice, lawyers and clients, injustice, false accusation, legal action ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, baltimore, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.6
 20K
New World (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 135 min.
Story: An undercover cop has his loyalties tested when the boss of the corporate gang he's spent years infiltrating dies.
Style: captivating, tense, suspenseful, brutal, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, criminal gang, undercover cop, working undercover, moral dilemma, crimes, mafia, mind game, police chief, rivalry, group of criminals, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, asia, korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Federal Police - No One is Above the Law (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 107 min.
Story: 2013. During Operation Bidone, the Federal Police seized a truck loaded with palm heart, which contained 697 kg of cocaine. The investigation falls on the team assembled by Ivan Romano, based in Curitiba and composed by Beatriz, Júlio and Ítalo. ...
Plot: political corruption, police, corruption, politics, government corruption, arrest, judge, justice, organized crime, money laundering, snitch, legal ...
Place: switzerland, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Night Visitor (1971)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An insane Swedish farmer escapes from an asylum to get revenge on his sister, her husband and others.
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, prison, mental illness, revenge, farmer, intrigue, dishonesty, crime, rivalry, chases and races, confined, isolation ...
Time: 70s
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
 20K
The Yards (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In the rail yards of Queens, contractors repair and rebuild the city's subway cars. These contracts are lucrative, so graft and corruption are rife. When Leo Handler gets out of prison, he finds his aunt married to Frank Olchin, one of the big ...
Style: tense, bleak, realistic, rough, emotional ...
Plot: betrayal, corruption, murder, whistleblower, false accusation, crime, political corruption, crimes, injustice, moral dilemma, life is a bitch, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Killer Among Us (2012)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the shocking murder of her mother, a girl helps a police detective by searching her home for clues that they hope will lead to the perpetrator.
Style: realistic, captivating, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: murder, small town, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, teenage life, dishonesty, murder suspect, death of mother, crime, father, grief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
District 13: Ultimatum (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Damien and Leito return to District 13 on a mission to bring peace to the troubled sector that is controlled by five different gang bosses, before the city's secret services take drastic measures to solve the problem.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, harsh, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, martial arts, gang war, corruption, drug dealing, prison, violence, parkour, fighting the system, save the day, rebellion, on the run ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: france, europe, paris france, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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