Movies that are like The Accused

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The Accused
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Style: realistic, disturbing, tense, bleak, serious, intense, dramatic, captivating, interesting, psychological, brutal, suspense, thought provoking, sexy, sexual, compassionate, harsh, clever, sincere, heartbreaking, emotional, rough
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, lawyer, courtroom drama, courtroom, justice, court, betrayal, violence, guilt, investigation, drinking, revenge, friendship, dedicated lawyer, crime, sexualized violence, brutality, manipulation, witnessing a crime, women, psychology, corruption, mentor, police investigation, pornography, morality, runaway, small town, legal action, gangs, vengeance, violent, stereotypes, idealism, period piece, secrets, moral ambiguity, prejudice, introspection, visceral, culture clash, injustice, dialogue, greed, assassination, fighting the system, psychiatry, race issues, twists & turns, obsession, tragedy, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, honest, sexuality, bar, crimes, legal, life is a bitch, legal investigation, alcohol, righting the wronged, law enforcement, rivalry, society, testimony, jury, district attorney, lawyers and clients, promiscuity, pinball machine, suit and tie, court case, cigarette, smoking, license plate, search warrant, police lineup, sex crime, guilty verdict, judiciary, medical examiner, spit, conscience, venereal disease, record store, social worker, female in shower, tv camera, coercion, confrontation, looking at self in mirror, gynecologist, gynecological exam, fraternity, woman smoking cigarette, courthouse, bail, debauchery
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts
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The Hunt
Drama
Denmark, Sweden
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 8.3
American History X
Crime, Drama
USA
119 min.
 8.5
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Most similar movies to The Accused

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, dramatic, serious and interesting films with plots including mentor, justice, corruption, storytelling, brutality, redemption and dialogue themes mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Accused: North Country (2005), The Verdict (1982), A Time to Kill (1996), Bastard Out of Carolina (1996), The Magdalene Sisters (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.3
 36K
North Country
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, dramatic, disturbing, sexual, sincere, rough, thought provoking, intense, interesting, factual, sexy, harsh
Plot: women, courtroom drama, workplace, small town, court, lawyer, rape, courtroom, father daughter relationship, mining, lawsuit, legal, feminism, sexual harassment, hospital, race issues, sexual abuse, sexualized violence, price of justice, courage, culture clash, justice, vengeance, mentor, corruption, runaway, pornography, idealism, betrayal, storytelling, fighting the system, redemption, brutality, revenge, manipulation, hopes, prejudice, miner, witness, lesbian, love, secret, guilt, survival, greed, catastrophe, politics, sexuality, secrets, family
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: minnesota, usa, mine
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 7.8
 30K
The Verdict
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Style: talky, clever, realistic, tense, serious, dramatic, suspense, gloomy, cerebral, interesting, intense, thought provoking, earnest, atmospheric, enigmatic, sincere, harsh, dark, suspenseful, witty, touching
Plot: courtroom drama, redemption, hospital, courtroom, court, fighting the system, lawyer, justice, betrayal, legal action, mentor, corruption, greed, coma, character study, doctors, dialogue driven, drinking, police corruption, dialogue, police investigation, morality, terminal illness, manipulation, moral ambiguity, righting the wronged, runaway, investigation, murder, storytelling, crime gone awry, secrets, chase, honest, underdog, dishonesty, twists & turns, cheating, hopes, culture clash, courage, adaptation, prejudice, legal, rivalry, society, power relations, life is a bitch, defense attorney, pinball machine
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   65%
 
Movie in collections
 7.4
 114K
A Time to Kill
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Style: suspense, captivating, serious, sincere, realistic, dramatic, intense, touching, thought provoking, interesting, tense, brutal, earnest, psychological
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, courtroom, rape, small town, crime, court, lawyer, vengeance, racism, vigilante, justice, revenge, brutality, dedicated lawyer, vigilantism, race issues, mentor, underdog, segregation, death penalty, legal action, prejudice, corruption, moral ambiguity, morality, sexual abuse, police investigation, stereotypes, chase, runaway, twists & turns, courage, adaptation, guilt, injustice, slavery, secrets, natural disaster, catastrophe, manipulation, conspiracy, culture clash, pornography, betrayal, greed, kidnapping, idealism, happy ending, torture
Time: 90s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   59%
 
Bastard Out of Carolina
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Style: emotional, disturbing, realistic, serious, heartbreaking, touching, intense, bleak, gloomy, thought provoking, sad, dramatic, harsh, melancholic, brutal, psychological, sexual, suspense, talky, reflective
Plot: sexual abuse, dysfunctional family, coming of age, child abuse, rape, violence, hospital, innocence lost, poverty, brutality, parents and children, childhood, violent, visceral, runaway, pornography, mentor, sexualized violence, tragedy, incest, relationships, psychology, courage, women, down on your luck, happy ending, adaptation, family, literature, revenge, guilt, death, police investigation, stereotypes, culture clash, life is a bitch, divorce, drinking, vengeance, children, torture, storytelling, adolescence, society, justice, parenthood, catastrophe, secrets, youth, unlikely friendships
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 90s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   53%
 
The Magdalene Sisters
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 114 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, disturbing, serious, captivating, intense, brutal, harsh, interesting, dramatic, factual, heartbreaking, sincere, compassionate, psychological, emotional, suspense, rough, touching, biting
Plot: irish, sexual abuse, rape, rebellion, christianity, religion, corruption, brutality, runaway, guilt, prison, sexual harassment, slavery, adoption, violence, freedom, clergy, torture, catholicism, punishment, convent, islam, women, injustice, mentor, wrongfully committed, brainwashing, secrets, tragedy, sisters, religions or cults, small town, idealism, violent, betrayal, culture clash, police investigation, childhood, storytelling, catholic, crime, society, pornography, friendship, adolescence, courage, manipulation, morality, vengeance, redemption
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1964
Place: ireland, latin america, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   74%
 
The Boys of St. Vincent
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Style: disturbing, bleak, realistic, serious, emotional, rough, heartbreaking, thought provoking, intense, enigmatic, sincere, melancholic, harsh, talky, tense, atmospheric, interesting, dramatic, cerebral, sexual, light
Plot: sexual abuse, child abuse, investigation, runaway, children, clergy, catholicism, justice, violence, orphan, hospital, corruption, pornography, police investigation, teachers and students, childhood, police corruption, crime gone awry, kids in trouble, crimes, tragedy, brothers, dialogue, pedophilia, adaptation, nudity (full frontal - brief), mentor, dishonesty, violent, legal, psychiatrist, secrets, guilt, catastrophe, society, power relations, character study, obsession, dedicated lawyer, culture clash, brutality, legal action, greed, innocence lost, manipulation, uncover truth, courtroom drama, male nudity, social decay, dysfunctional family
Time: 70s
Place: canada, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   52%
 
 6.8
 5K
Nuts
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Style: psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, intense, dramatic, tense, talky, disturbing, sexy, harsh, cerebral, earnest, melancholic, suspense
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, court, mental illness, courtroom, lawyer, psychiatrist, insanity, prostitution, parents and children, child abuse, mentor, justice, guilt, fighting the system, corruption, women, crimes, redemption, family, culture clash, runaway, life philosophy, hearing, secrets, deadly, brutality, dishonesty, police investigation, heroes, catastrophe, life, hopes, greed, childhood, prostitute, depression, vengeance, legal, storytelling, dialogue, pornography, revenge, hospital, small town, destiny, rebellion, moral ambiguity, society, paranoia
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   50%
 
Movie in collections
 6.5
 25K
A Civil Action
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Style: serious, disturbing, sincere, realistic, factual, dramatic, thought provoking, suspense, bad ending, interesting, earnest, entertaining, suspenseful, clever, melancholic
Plot: lawyer, small town, courtroom drama, obsession, courtroom, court, dedicated lawyer, investigation, greed, justice, legal investigation, lone hero, corruption, environmental, uncover truth, manipulation, police investigation, corporate crimes, twists & turns, happy ending, chase, mentor, catastrophe, price of justice, law firm, lawsuit, dialogue, book, leukemia, plaintiff, adaptation, death, bankruptcy, righting the wronged, runaway, money, drinking, pornography, against the odds, sacrifice, secrets, redemption, family, dishonesty, culture clash, cancer, legal, classic car, conspiracy, rivalry
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, massachusetts, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   54%
 
...and justice for all.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Style: clever, suspense, humorous, witty, dark humor, cynical, semi serious, dramatic, realistic, intense, interesting, satirical, tense, biting, talky, entertaining, earnest, compassionate, bad ending, disturbing, offbeat
Plot: courtroom, crime, lawyer, courtroom drama, corruption, court, rape, betrayal, guilt, investigation, dedicated lawyer, justice, greed, mentor, legal action, twists & turns, idealism, police investigation, dialogue, vengeance, moral dilemma, manipulation, morality, chase, secrets, moral ambiguity, murder, revenge, injustice, police corruption, runaway, prejudice, music, sexualized violence, fighting the system, storytelling, catastrophe, crime gone awry, nudity (full frontal - brief), redemption, adaptation, dishonesty, gangsters, culture clash, legal, conspiracy, life & death, honest, death, power relations
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   53%
 
 7.7
 35K
Boy A
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, serious, gloomy, dark, bleak, emotional, dramatic, depressing, melancholic, tense, compassionate, interesting, intense, heartbreaking, reflective, disturbing, harsh, sad, brutal, suspense, captivating, social realism
Plot: murder, childhood, friendship, coming of age, mentor, haunted by the past, redemption, bullying, identity, prison, guilt, sexual abuse, depression, drinking, suicide, violence, death, going straight, drugs/alcohol, rape, crime, starting over, violent, character study, loneliness, urban, storytelling, british, life, vengeance, unlikely friendships, adolescence, tragedy, manipulation, brutality, runaway, coming-of-age, justice, betrayal, police investigation, pornography, workplace, honest, flashbacks, secrets, corruption, relationships, revenge, rehabilitation, child abuse
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, manchester, mcdonald's restaurant
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   55%
 
 6.3
 3K
Extremities
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, rough, intense, talky, sexual, realistic, thought provoking, dramatic, disturbing, interesting, sexy, clever, harsh, melancholic, bloody, entertaining, earnest
Plot: revenge, vengeance, rape, violence, vigilantism, sexual abuse, moral dilemma, brutality, confined, justice, manipulation, corruption, vigilante, rivalry, torture, mentor, police investigation, switching roles, dialogue, sexualized violence, court, crimes, survival, greed, catastrophe, adaptation, morality, submission, moral ambiguity, lawyer, redemption, betrayal, storytelling, psychology, runaway, chase, destiny, courtroom, obsession, family, classic car, guilt, police corruption, culture clash, happy ending, alter ego, twists & turns, bullying, fantasy world, violent
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   48%
 
A Cry in the Dark
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Style: disturbing, realistic, bleak, serious, dramatic, thought provoking, sincere, tense, intense, biting, light, earnest, emotional, macabre, melancholic, suspense, interesting
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, murder, investigation, tragedy, prejudice, justice, dedicated lawyer, australian, camp, guilt, legal action, false accusation, injustice, uncover truth, trial, greed, runaway, manipulation, islam, catastrophe, culture clash, wilderness, secrets, brutality, crimes, family, legal, police investigation, adaptation, hospital, society, corruption, court, life is a bitch, doctors, mentor, babies and infants, death, lone hero, crime gone awry, survival, dealing with death, court case, wild animal, nightmare, grief, jail, innocence, camping
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   53%
 
 8.3
 222K
The Hunt
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 115 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, tense, serious, dramatic, psychological, intense, suspense, melancholic, captivating, emotional, heartbreaking, interesting, reflective, enigmatic, disturbing, harsh, talky, thought provoking, cerebral, dark, depressing, breathtaking, sad, atmospheric
Plot: small town, teacher, child abuse, hunting, children, divorce, guilt, paranoia, false accusation, violence, sexual abuse, police investigation, small town life, tragedy, psychology, pornography, unlikely friendships, storytelling, childhood, loneliness, friendship, deer, single father, life turned upside down, visceral, mentor, corruption, character study, runaway, obsession, brutality, drinking, secrets, investigation, manipulation, vengeance, twists & turns, christmas, honest, violent, lie, morality, justice, revenge, social relations, crime, sacrifice, human nature, parents and children, injustice
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   44%
 
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True Believer
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Style: suspenseful, clever, twists and turns, serious, realistic, talky, dramatic, suspense, captivating, biting, interesting, tense, twist ending, intense, harsh, melancholic, earnest
Plot: crime, courtroom drama, lawyer, courtroom, corruption, prison, neo noir, legal action, murder, murder mystery, mentor, police investigation, court, twists & turns, justice, investigation, redemption, greed, righting the wronged, pornography, runaway, chase, brutality, fighting the system, conspiracy, serial killer, guilt, crimes, manipulation, vengeance, dishonesty, revenge, dialogue, storytelling, nudity (topless - notable), betrayal, police corruption, false accusation, hopes, noir, racism, surveillance, sexualized violence, legal, catastrophe, violent, drugs, hotshot lawyer, gangs, gangsters
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, california, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   37%
 
 8.0
 79K
Sling Blade
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, touching, serious, dramatic, compassionate, emotional, captivating, interesting, intense, earnest, psychological, talky, reflective, suspense, rough, cerebral, tense, heartbreaking, harsh, sad, melancholic, clever, sincere, enigmatic
Plot: small town, friendship, murder, redemption, childhood, tragedy, mentally challenged, storytelling, character study, mental illness, mentor, violent, unlikely friendships, disability, human nature, dialogue, drinking, runaway, violence, gunfight, depression, honest, loneliness, insanity, justice, hospital, morality, corruption, parents and children, brutality, psychology, greed, life philosophy, twists & turns, haunted by the past, moral ambiguity, adaptation, crime gone awry, philosophy, vengeance, prejudice, death threat, father figure, crimes, misfit, family relations, friends, domestic disturbance, starting over, siblings relations
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   46%
 
 7.1
 25K
99 Homes
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, dramatic, interesting, bleak, intense, heartbreaking, thought provoking, sincere, emotional, harsh, dark, factual, bad ending, depressing, entertaining, compassionate, tense, psychological
Plot: single father, corruption, money, lawyer, police, guilt, morality, moral dilemma, greed, capitalism, mentor, brutality, business, police corruption, police investigation, dishonesty, tragedy, secrets, catastrophe, first contact, redemption, family, motel, moral ambiguity, investigation, storytelling, society, political, family drama, splatter, betrayal, twists & turns, life philosophy, sacrifice, power relations, world politics, dialogue, idealism, crime, single parent, life is a bitch, doctors, honest, justice, eviction, construction worker, financial crisis, foreclosure, mortgage, real estate agent
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010
Place: florida, usa, boston, new orleans, california, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   40%
 
 6.4
 2K
Panther
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Style: disturbing, tense, serious, factual, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, dramatic, brutal, interesting, harsh, enigmatic, intense, entertaining, suspense, talky
Plot: politics, revolution, violence, drugs, rebelliousness, interracial relations, brutality, conspiracy theory, segregation, political unrest, racism, vengeance, gangs, corruption, violent, idealism, injustice, fight scenes, mentor, fighting the system, greed, black panthers, immortality, freedom, catastrophe, prejudice, sexualized violence, law enforcement, women, death, propaganda, islam, runaway, betrayal, nudity (full frontal - brief), life & death, pornography, conspiracy, world politics, justice, rebellion, classic car, dialogue, society, lone hero, adaptation, stereotypes, redemption, revenge, state affairs
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   34%
 
The Onion Field
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Style: bleak, serious, dramatic, rough, realistic, suspense, intense, suspenseful, disturbing, interesting, harsh, talky, tense, enigmatic, atmospheric, reflective, psychological
Plot: murder, crime, police investigation, kidnapping, police, courtroom, guilt, chase, police corruption, justice, corruption, lawyer, death penalty, runaway, court, tragedy, manipulation, mentor, investigation, confined, gunfight, greed, courage, brutality, drinking, depression, crimes, redemption, assassination, dialogue, deadly, culture clash, honest, childhood, vengeance, death, morality, weapons, law enforcement, crime gone awry, moral ambiguity, violent, classic car, destiny, storytelling, adaptation, revenge, small town, capital punishment, police officer killed
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   35%
 
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Dead Man Walking
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, serious, compassionate, dramatic, thought provoking, realistic, heartbreaking, sincere, interesting, intense, sad, bleak, psychological, talky, reflective, earnest, suspense, disturbing, clever, atmospheric, melancholic, brutal
Plot: prison, redemption, death penalty, rape, death, death row, murder, justice, lawyer, guilt, brutality, clergy, lethal injection, crime, life & death, moral ambiguity, human spirit, police investigation, manipulation, tragedy, greed, corruption, character study, sisters, storytelling, capitalism, violent, investigation, courtroom, pornography, secrets, serial killer, runaway, morality, revenge, culture clash, adaptation, prejudice, confined, honest, violence, torture, forgiveness, court, catastrophe, twists & turns, crime gone awry, deadly, nun, mentor
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   34%
 
A Dry White Season
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Style: captivating, serious, thought provoking, realistic, dramatic, disturbing, sincere, bleak, clever, talky, emotional, rough, earnest, interesting, tense, sentimental, light, harsh, biting, brutal, reflective
Plot: racism, justice, courtroom, lawyer, politics, death, discrimination, murder, segregation, school, children, freedom, torture, corruption, teacher, friendship, race issues, courage, injustice, brutality, family, runaway, greed, fighting the system, period piece, prejudice, guilt, political, crimes, mentor, childhood, jews, secrets, world politics, holocaust, society, destiny, culture clash, happy ending, life is a bitch, women, indians, police investigation, catastrophe, slavery, censorship, legal action, nudity (full frontal - brief), blindness, islam
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: south africa, africa, canada, england, new jersey, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   35%
 
 7.2
 2K
Slam
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Style: talky, psychological, sincere, serious, bleak, realistic, intellectual, gloomy, emotional, harsh, interesting, tense, touching, clever, sad, dramatic, brutal, heartbreaking, enigmatic, reflective, artsy, melancholic
Plot: prison, crime, poetry, injustice, marijuana, drugs, violence, weed, hip hop, gangs, hopes, mentor, life is a bitch, brutality, redemption, life philosophy, corruption, honest, storytelling, pornography, performer's life, unlikely friendships, stereotypes, justice, drug dealing, drug addiction, dialogue, life, going straight, teacher, character study, ethnic conflict, mental illness, philosophy, revenge, loneliness, sexualized violence, creativity, human spirit, relationships, bullying, runaway, dark hero, drug abuse, prison life, idealism, drinking, tragedy, friendship, moral ambiguity
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   46%
 
 8.1
 641K
Gran Torino
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, sincere, serious, dramatic, reflective, intense, touching, interesting, harsh, earnest, suspense, humorous, talky, clever, tense, compassionate, twist ending, rough, suspenseful, thought provoking, captivating, tragic ending, ethnic humor, surprise ending
Plot: friendship, redemption, prejudice, gunfight, loneliness, gang, mentor, culture clash, racism, classic car, coming of age, revenge, priest, tragedy, gangs, violence, life & death, interracial relations, unlikely friendships, sacrifice, gangsters, foul language, race issues, storytelling, vigilantism, crime, widower, teenager, elderly, politics, urban, violent, vengeance, justice, vigilante, morality, war, drinking, honest, idealism, corruption, dialogue, brutality, character study, life philosophy, courage, stereotypes, society, visceral, old man
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   34%
 
 7.3
 17K
Tape
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Style: talky, realistic, tense, clever, suspenseful, serious, sincere, psychological, dark humor, interesting, intense, enigmatic, biting, intellectual, witty, stylized, bleak, cerebral, harsh, melancholic
Plot: hotel, obsession, high school, friendship, drinking, drugs, friends, rape, haunted by the past, guilt, relationships, dialogue, unlikely friendships, loneliness, partners, twists & turns, pornography, voyeurism, life philosophy, reunion, crime gone awry, secrets, motel, secret, honest, character study, rivalry, betrayal, mentor, redemption, dialogue driven, philosophy, existentialism, depression, buddies, manipulation, writers, violent, rudeness, marijuana, blackmail, virgin, fight, jealousy, shyness, criminal, violence, sex, love, apology
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   36%
 
Movie in collections
 7.6
 169K
Sleepers
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Style: disturbing, gloomy, serious, dramatic, rough, realistic, bleak, brutal, intense, harsh, suspenseful, emotional, interesting, suspense, bad ending, psychological, talky, sadistic, based on supposedly true story
Plot: crime, sexual abuse, child abuse, courtroom drama, vengeance, friendship, childhood, lawyer, court, rape, torture, justice, revenge, prison, courtroom, murder, corruption, storytelling, strong sexual content, violence, betrayal, innocence lost, buddies, book, mentor, vigilantism, unlikely friendships, brutality, haunted by the past, urban ghetto, vigilante, pornography, righting the wronged, adolescence, redemption, violent, runaway, adaptation, gangsters, crimes, greed, coming of age, police investigation, morality, dishonesty, sexualized violence, juvenile delinquent, coming-of-age, hopes, catastrophe
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city, new york yankees, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   46%
 
 7.4
 9K
Manic
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Style: realistic, disturbing, psychological, talky, serious, compassionate, rough, tense, depressing, intense, gloomy, harsh, dramatic, melancholic, interesting, emotional, bleak, brutal, heartbreaking, cerebral, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, depression, coming of age, addiction, mental institution, teenager, adolescence, violent, mentor, sexual abuse, bullying, juvenile delinquency, teenagers, social misfits, violence, pornography, psychology, drug addiction, innocence lost, honest, hospital, brutality, guilt, self discovery, dysfunctional family, gangsters, life philosophy, vengeance, redemption, unlikely friendships, dialogue, rape, doctors and patients, justice, dreams, crime gone awry, storytelling, goth, corruption, male nudity, drinking, drugs, loneliness, greed, visceral, suicide, therapy, teenage life, psychiatry, life is a bitch
Time: contemporary
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   37%
 
American History X
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Style: realistic, tense, disturbing, stylized, bleak, rough, serious, brutal, intense, dramatic, captivating, interesting, harsh, emotional, suspense, psychological, cerebral, heartbreaking, talky, clever, reflective, sincere, thought provoking, surprise ending
Plot: prison, crime, racism, redemption, rape, skinhead, prejudice, fascism, violence, brutality, murder, revenge, politics, friendship, violence spree, strong sexual content, race issues, violent, brainwashing, mentor, gangs, storytelling, nazism, rebelliousness, justice, nazi, tragedy, vengeance, brothers, visceral, sexualized violence, corruption, flashbacks, idealism, race, segregation, nazis, psychology, philosophy, jail, manipulation, stereotypes, betrayal, siblings relations, dialogue, urban, destiny, political, confined, crimes
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   100%
 
Prince of the City
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
Style: realistic, tense, bleak, serious, rough, talky, captivating, intense, harsh, intellectual, dramatic, cerebral, suspenseful, interesting, sincere, heartbreaking, suspense, melancholic, earnest
Plot: police corruption, crime, corruption, police, redemption, betrayal, fighting the system, police investigation, drugs, drug addiction, justice, investigation, violence, mafia, guilt, lawyer, mob, drug dealing, tragedy, idealism, mentor, surveillance, storytelling, dialogue, working undercover, greed, addiction, complex characters, runaway, secrets, culture clash, violent, morality, gangsters, dark hero, crime gone awry, gunfight, brutality, adaptation, destiny, crimes, catastrophe, moral ambiguity, dishonesty, unlikely friendships, mental illness, law enforcement, obsession, friendship, honest
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, virginia, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   38%
 
Casualties of War
Genre: Crime, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Style: disturbing, realistic, tense, emotional, serious, gloomy, intense, captivating, brutal, dramatic, harsh, bleak, suspense, psychological, rough, bloody, heartbreaking, interesting, suspenseful, factual
Plot: vietnam war, war, rape, military, soldier, jungle, murder, violence, kidnapping, death, revenge, brutality, wartime, anti war, justice, morality, visceral, fighting the system, battle zone, corruption, politics, runaway, military life, vengeance, guilt, crimes, sexualized violence, psychology, courage, censorship, deadly, culture clash, sacrifice, violent, storytelling, redemption, crime, political, bullying, tragedy, weapons, survival, mentor, unlikely friendships, vietcong, moral ambiguity, pornography, society, idealism, dialogue
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1974, year 1966, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   41%
 

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Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, rough, sexual, realistic, suspense, psychological, intense, interesting, entertaining, captivating, sexy, clever, disturbing, erotic, earnest, cynical, dramatic, dark, scary, harsh, brutal, atmospheric, cerebral, bad ending
Plot: police corruption, crime, police investigation, vengeance, investigation, police, neo noir, murder, strong sexual content, corruption, manipulation, urban, psychology, mentor, violence, violent, dishonesty, stereotypes, serial killer, greed, brutality, internal affairs, obsession, twists & turns, secrets, law enforcement, chase, runaway, rivalry, justice, manipulations, stylish, nudity (full frontal - brief), conspiracy, paranoid, catastrophe, psychopath, mind game, dialogue, paranoia, storytelling, gangsters, revenge, crime gone awry, workplace intrigue, death, surveillance, pornography, race issues, betrayal
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
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 6.5
 62K
Changing Lanes
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Style: realistic, suspense, bleak, serious, sincere, gloomy, dramatic, bad ending, thought provoking, interesting, psychological, intense, tense, road movie, clever, harsh
Plot: lawyer, vengeance, corruption, revenge, courtroom, hotshot lawyer, moral ambiguity, losing-it hero, urban, greed, redemption, twists & turns, morality, mentor, happy ending, uninhibited rivalry, justice, guilt, court, dialogue, human nature, manipulation, destiny, vigilante, psychology, obsession, catastrophe, character study, storytelling, rich and poor, police corruption, life philosophy, violence, social differences, police investigation, betrayal, down on your luck, brutality, secrets, legal, stranded, business, writers, honest, chase, stereotypes, misfit, custody battle, family, culture clash
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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