Movies and TV shows like Time

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Time (2021)
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Time (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: A prisoner consumed by guilt, an officer with an impossible choice. What does it take to survive? A tense story of punishment and principles, starring Sean Bean and Stephen Graham.
Style: captivating, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: prison, jailed, penance, guilty conscience, redemption, prison guard, prisoner, forgiveness, jail cell, guilt, jail, prison warden, moral dilemma, maximum security prison, guilty verdict, prison life, children, addiction, mixed race child, organized crime, tv show, imprisonment, drugs, fight, teacher ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out disturbing, captivating, tense and suspense films and TV series with plots about prison, prison life, prisoner, crimes, prison guard, confined and jail mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Time: The Camp: A Prison Story (2006), Animal Factory (2000), Starred Up (2013), Convict (2014), Prisoner: Cell Block H (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Camp: A Prison Story (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 2150 min.
TV show
Story: Straightline Productions: All or Nothing. Presented by Transworld Snowboarding (2009)
Style: suspense, tense
Plot: jail, false accusation, prison life, prison gang, prison, prisoner, confined, jailed, falsely accused, prison sentence, false accusation of rape, maximum security prison ...
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Animal Factory (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young man goes to prison and a tough, older convict takes him under his wing as a mentor.
Style: realistic, tense, bleak, atmospheric, intense ...
Plot: prison, drugs, friendship, crimes, gang, prison escape, adaptation, survival, redemption, depression, human nature, prison warden ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, new jersey, pennsylvania, paris france ...
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100%
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Starred Up (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: 19-year-old Eric, arrogant and ultra-violent, is prematurely transferred to the same adult prison facility as his estranged father. As his explosive temper quickly finds him enemies in both prison authorities and fellow inmates — and his already ...
Style: rough, tense, psychological, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: prison, violence, prison life, juvenile delinquent, father son relationship, male nudity, attempted murder, manipulation, character study, confined, teenage life, gay ...
Time: 70s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: britain, england
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Convict (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set in the dark and old Parramatta prison built by the original convicts our lead character Ray a war veteran finds himself serving 18 months for manslaughter after defending his fiance. He soon realizes that the prison boss has it in for him and ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: prison violence, prison, maximum security prison, gang, male objectification, convict, humiliation, prisoner, confined, prison life, jailed, jail ...
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Underworld Trilogy: The Prisoner (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 292 min.
TV show
Story: Computer whizz-kid VESA LEVOLA is a decent young man with a promising career who unexpectedly ends up in prison after becoming involved in a street fight. In prison Vesa ends up working for the kingpin of the criminal world, who runs a ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: prison, prisoner, drug bust, drug dealer, criminal gang, police officer, drug dealing, police station, police, husband wife relationship, drug traffic, police corruption ...
Place: finland, helsinki finland, russia
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Prisoner: Cell Block H (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Prisoner is an Australian soap opera that is set in the Wentworth Detention Centre, a fictional women's prison. In the United States and United Kingdom it was billed as Prisoner: Cell Block H, and in Canada as Caged Women. The series was ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: prison, prison life, rapist, disorder, government facility, warden, solitary, death sentence, life sentence, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, leadership ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: australia
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59%
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Traffik (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 315 min.
TV show
Story: Traffik is a 1989 British television serial about the illegal drugs trade. Its three stories are interwoven, with arcs told from the perspectives of Afghan and Pakistani growers and manufacturers, German dealers, and British users. It was nominated ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, tense, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: heroin, drug dealer, drug abuse, crimes, police corruption, fighting the system, organized crime, smuggling, politics, price of justice, rules and policies, down on your luck ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, england, germany, london, pakistan ...
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One Against All (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
TV show
Story: The story of Cadu, a public defender who sees his life change after being mistaken for a drug dealer.
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: prison, jail, white lie, jailed, mistaken identity, prison life, crime boss, con trick, drug dealer, gang, jail cell, bandit ...
Place: miami, bolivia
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Locked Up (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: Set up to take the blame for corporate fraud, young Macarena Ferreiro is locked up in a high-security women's prison surrounded by tough, ruthless criminals in this tense, provocative Spanish thriller.
Style: psychological, suspense, disturbing, rough, captivating ...
Plot: female prisoner, lesbian, prison guard, prison, prisoner, female homosexuality, brutality, jail, corruption, life is a bitch, dishonesty, false accusation ...
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58%
Prison Playbook (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 90 min.
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Story: With his major league baseball debut right around the corner, a star pitcher lands in prison and must learn to navigate his new world.
Style: touching, thought provoking, captivating, disturbing, contemplative
Plot: prison, baseball, baseball player, prisoner, corruption, prison life, jailed, jail, fame, warden, unlikely friendships, maximum security prison ...
Place: korea
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Mayor of Kingstown (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Set in a small Michigan town where the only industry remaining are federal, state, and private prisons, the story follows the McClusky family, the power brokers between the police, criminals, inmates, prison guards and politicians, in a city ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, tense
Plot: organized crime, corruption, prison, racism, business, inequality, corrupt mayor, political corruption, town mayor, mayor, corrupt politician, nypd ...
Place: michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
One of Us Is Lying (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The story of what happens when five high schoolers walk into detention and only four make it out alive. Everyone is a suspect, and everyone has something to hide.
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating, suspense
Audience: teen drama
Plot: high school, detention, jailed, confined, young adult, jail, partners in crime, prison sentence, prison violence, criminal, gang, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
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For Life (2020)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A prisoner becomes a lawyer, litigating cases for other inmates while fighting to overturn his own life sentence for a crime he didn’t commit.
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, twists and turns, inspirational
Plot: confined, prisoner, lawyer, mind game, prison, wrongful conviction, vengeance, scheme, fighting the system, injustice, jail, confinement indoors ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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A Prophet (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Sentenced to six years in prison, Malik El Djebena (Tahar Rahim) is alone in the world and can neither read nor write. On his arrival at the prison, he seems younger and more brittle than the others detained there. At once he falls under the sway of ...
Style: tense, bleak, rough, atmospheric, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, mafia, gangsters, prison life, muslim, prison gang, confined, cruelty, convict, prison escape, gang, racial slur ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, marseille, california
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Stone Jungle Laws (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Four guys from the outskirts of Moscow decide to make easy money - to overtake a car with stolen cargo inside. Not really thinking about the consequences, they make one mistake after another, and very soon they have serious problems with the law. ...
Style: realistic, talky, disturbing, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: youth, peril, crimes, friends, escapades, prison, money, best friends, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, adventure, friendship, bandit ...
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R (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The R of the title stands for the young protagonist, Rune, fearlessly played by Pilou Asbæk. Imprisoned for violent assault, he's a cocky, good-looking young man placed in the hardcore ward, where his survival depends on quickly learning the ...
Style: tense, realistic, captivating, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison life, friendship, confined, gang, crimes, warden, muslim, violence, murder, racial slur, organized crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
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Oz (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: The daily lives of prisoners in Emerald City, an experimental unit of the Oswald Maximum Security Prison where ingroups - Muslims, Latinos, Italians, Aryans - stick close to their mutual friends and terrorizes their mutual enemies.
Style: bleak, realistic, suspenseful, rough, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison life, prison, confined, rapist, gay, life is a bitch, prison rape, rape, strong sexual content, gang, violence spree, convict ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The 4th Company (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Mexico, Spain
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Zambrano is a young criminal with the only hope of joining the legendary prison American football team known as The Dogs of Santa Martha. His hopes end up involving him with organized crime since The Dogs, who are also known as The 4th Company, a ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: prison, football, juvenile delinquency, criminal, prisoner, jail, teenager, football player, football team, teenage life, prison sentence, life is a bitch ...
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41%
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Escape at Dannemora (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 440 min.
TV show
Story: The stranger-than-fiction account of a prison break in upstate New York in the summer of 2015, which spawned a massive manhunt for two convicted murderers who were aided in their escape by a married female prison employee with whom they both became ...
Style: melancholic, captivating, twists and turns, atmospheric, anthology
Plot: prison escape, prison life, love triangle, prison guard, escape, prison, prisoner, deception, crimes, love affair, jail cell, true crime ...
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39%
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Screwed (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is a semi-biographical story based on the experiences of former prison guard Ronnie Thompson who spent seven years working in some of the UK's most dangerous prisons. Based on Thompson's book of the same name, the project stars ...
Style: rough, disturbing, serious, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison life, prison, violence spree, downfall, life is a bitch, fish out of water, misfit, law enforcement, confined, crimes, corrupt officer, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, united kingdom, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Beast Must Die (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Following the death of her son in a hit and run, all Frances Cairnes wants is to hunt down and kill the man she believes is responsible. When she finally tracks him down, she tricks her way into his house and plots his murder from within.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, suspense, disturbing, thought provoking
Plot: police department, murder, brother sister relationship, dead boy, uncle niece relationship, detective inspector, widow, family relations, hit and run, fashion model, panic attack, partner ...
Place: london, australia
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Scum (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This is the hard and shocking story of life in a British Borstal for young offenders. The brutal regime made no attempt to reform or improve the inmates and actively encouraged a power struggle between the 'tough' new inmate and the ...
Style: disturbing, rough, tense, serious, captivating ...
Plot: prison, racism, youth, rebellion, riot, revenge, corruption, juvenile delinquency, kids in trouble, violence, humiliation, sadism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, suspense, factual, harsh, serious ...
Plot: prison, abuse of power, corruption, fighting the system, undercover, brutality, violence, abuse, justice, prison warden, liberal, politics ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 60s
Place: louisiana, california, new jersey, arkansas, southern usa
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37%
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Jailers (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: Adriano is a correctional officer in charge of locking and controlling all access to the jail cells. A respectable man who is averse to violence, his words are his greatest weapon. They are used to ensure a minimum of tranquility in the workplace, ...
Style: realistic, poignant, thought provoking, clever, suspense
Plot: prison, prison warden, prisoner, human relationship, human nature, prison life, security guard, dishonesty, life is a bitch, good versus evil, prison guard, convict ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Brawl in Cell Block 99 (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: After working as a drug courier and getting into a brutal shootout with police, a former boxer finds himself at the mercy of his enemies as they force him to instigate violent acts that turn the prison he resides in into a battleground.
Style: suspense, tense, rough, brutal, psychological ...
Plot: prison, maximum security prison, revenge, violence, drugs, prisoner, prison guard, murder, prison warden, kidnapping, boxer, interrogation ...
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Accused (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Accused is a British television anthology series created by Jimmy McGovern. The drama series first aired on 15 November 2010 on BBC One and has run for two series. Each episode follows a different character as they await their verdict in court, and ...
Style: emotional, suspenseful, serious, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, court, legal, guilt, punishment, crimes, crime and punishment, dishonesty, testimony, jury, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
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35%
Los Traficantes (2012)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: While serving a 33-year sentence, a spiritual awakening led drug lord Esteban Mendoza Cruz to form a church in Mexico's most corrupt prison. With a congregation of more than 600, Cruz sows hope both among inmates and in the community at large.
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: redemption, drugs, prison, drug smuggling, jail, cartel, changing lives, drug rehab, fighting crime, lifestyle change, new life, junkie ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Drama set in a women's prison in Germany.
Plot: lesbian, prison, woman, women's prison, fictitious country, jail, jail cell, brutality, female prisoner, prison guard, women in prison, soap ...
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Prison Song (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Elijah has been bounced from group home to group home throughout his turbulent young life. What has sustained him is his art. After a promised scholarship is taken away, Elijah ends up in a fight that result in the death of another boy. Now, ...
Style: captivating, serious, sincere, rough, realistic ...
Plot: prison, injustice, hip hop, prison life, redemption, juvenile delinquency, musician's life, criminal heroes, life sentence, murder, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.5
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Buried (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Buried is a British television drama series, produced by World Productions for Channel 4 and originally screened in 2003. The programme starred Lennie James as Lee Kingley, who is serving a long prison sentence in order to protect a member of his ...
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison life, prison, confined, survival, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, dishonesty, warden, criminal psychologist, crimes, false accusation, psychologist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%