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Sex, Lies and Death (2011)
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Sex, Lies and Death (2011)
Original name: Sexo, Mentiras y Muertos
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Colombia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Viviana (Andrea Lopez) and Alicia (Martha Isabel Bolaños) have never met, but they're about to get intimately acquainted. One day, while tipping drinks back in a bar, the two women strike up a conversation that quickly turns personal, Viviana is locked in an abusive marriage, and Alicia's female lover, Lorena (Carolina Sepulveda), has recently fallen for another woman. As the two women strangers find common ground in their lives, they enter into a secret pact to kill the people who have made their lives a living hell. Seductive, bloody and shocking events send them both plummeting down a destructive path from which there is no escape
Style: serious, tense, suspense, sexy, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: vengeance, life is a bitch, unlikely criminals, crimes, crime, battle of the sexes, abusive husband, misogynist, dysfunctional marriage, lust, lesbian, bar, gender, gays and lesbians, deadly, strong female presence, violence, female nudity, computer, gun, lesbian sex, chambermaid, guard dog, breasts, lingerie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, tense and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, life is a bitch, crime, vengeance, murder, female nudity and society mostly in Crime, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Sex, Lies and Death: Rosario Tijeras (2005), Hardcore (2004), Angels in Fast Motion (2005), Artworks (2003), Taxi (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Rosario Tijeras (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Colombia, Mexico, Spain, Brazil
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Rosario Tijeras has been abused by men all her life, initially by her stepfather. Years later, she works as a paid assassin, seducing men and killing them when they least expect it. She meets Emilio, a wealthy womanizer, and his best friend, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: love triangle, hitman, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, crimes, crime, danger, friendship, social decay, vigilantism, vengeance, rape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1989
Place: colombia, latin america, mexico
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Hardcore (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Leaving behind a hard life with their families, two young girls end up in a brothel, fall in love and support one another against the adversities and violence of the night.
Style: rough, stylized, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, drug abuse, lesbian sex, femme fatale, going straight, life is a bitch, youth, crimes, love and romance, addiction, social differences, sexual abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe
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Angels in Fast Motion (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The unflinching tale of Maria, Allan and Steso, who are struggling for survival. Maria is a pusher frau, wandering restlessly among addicts, abusers and bikers in a relentless search for love. Allan has just returned from an ill-fated trip across ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspense
Plot: starting over, drug abuse, parents and children, romance, society, life is a bitch, crimes, drug dealing, overdose, organized crime, friendship, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Artworks (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A police chief's daughter, a sales agent for a home-security firm, meets an art gallery owner. Love and envy lead them to hatch a plot to steal overlooked but valuable paintings from her wealthy clients.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Plot: love affair, cons and scams, partners, love and romance, couples, dishonesty, romance, crimes, unlikely criminals, theft, thief, artwork ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Taxi (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A young girl, after failing an exam, is forced by her father, a taxi-driver, to learn his profession. Soon she discovers that her father is not only a driver but also a member of a racist group eliminating immigrants, homosexual, transvestite, etc. ...
Style: rough, disturbing, serious, realistic
Plot: immigrants, taxi, racism, life is a bitch, politics, rebellion, rivalry, gender, vigilantism, fall in love, vengeance, society ...
Time: 90s
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The Ministers (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A NYPD detective attempts to avenge the death of her father, but unwittingly becomes involved with one of his killers.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, vengeance, danger, rivalry, profanity, law enforcement, deadly, unlikely couple, murder, graphic violence, romancing a criminal, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Clandestine (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Three boys escape from a youth prison in Spain, and head for the city of Madrid. Xabi and Joel, both Spanish, and an Arabic boy named Driss, quickly meet up with some eccentric people on the road. Joel, and the very cute and lovable Driss have no ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, psychological, rough ...
Plot: terrorism, love affair, crimes, life is a bitch, confined, bomb, betrayal, police, eta, gays and lesbians, youth, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madrid, spain
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99 Women (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Liechtenstein, Spain, Italy, West Germany, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Jesus Franco's campy women's prison film is worthwhile for genre devotees primarily due to an outstanding cast. Mercedes McCambridge is unintentionally hilarious as sadistic lesbian warden Thelma Diaz, spitting tacky dialogue with ...
Style: erotic, realistic, serious, sexual, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, murder, prison, women's prison, sexual relations, life is a bitch, gender, femme fatale, crime, confined, law enforcement, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 60s
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Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Shimizu Yuichi (Tsumabuki Satoshi) is a shy and lonely day laborer looking for love. He aimlessly spends time corresponding with girls via telephone dating services and going on random encounters with girls looking for spending cash. His world is ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Snow on tha Bluff (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
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The Butcher's Son (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
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Duration: 102 min.
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Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Boulevard (1994)
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Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
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Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter - Studio Sex (2012)
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Duration: 89 min.
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