Probation movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant probation movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspense, humorous, suspenseful and touching films and TV shows about / with probation, friendship, father son relationship, family relations, chase, death, police, nudity (full frontal - brief), brutality and photograph plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as probation: The Last Shift (2020), Double Jeopardy (1999), Animal House (1978), Blindspotting (2018), Betsy & Leonard (2012), Misfits (2009), You're Ugly Too (2015), The Internship (2013), The Great & The Small (2016), Shot Caller (2017).

List of probation movies

The Last Shift (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stanley, an aging fast food worker, prepares to work his final graveyard shift after 38 years. When he's asked to train his replacement, Jevon, Stanley's weekend takes an unexpected turn.
Style: feel good, humorous, melancholic, light, sentimental ...
Plot: racism, generation gap, probation, retirement, father son relationship, friendship, friends, mentor, dishonesty, fast food, food
Place: usa
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Double Jeopardy (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman framed for her husband's murder suspects he is still alive; as she has already been tried for the crime, she can't be re-prosecuted if she finds and kills him.
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: false accusation, faked death, sailboat, vengeance, prison, betrayal, crime, crimes, manipulation, manhunt, presumed dead, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new orleans, san francisco, georgia, southern usa
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 7.5
 117K
Animal House (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: At a 1962 College, Dean Vernon Wormer is determined to expel the entire Delta Tau Chi Fraternity, but those troublemakers have other plans for him.
Style: humorous, absurd, witty, funny, not serious ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: college, rivalry, youth, looking for sex, chaos and mayhem, rebelliousness, college freshman, party, sex, probation, college campus, rebellion ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1962, 80s ...
Place: pennsylvania
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 7.4
 30K
Blindspotting (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Collin must make it through his final three days of probation for a chance at a new beginning. He and his troublemaking childhood best friend, Miles, work as movers, and when Collin witnesses a police shooting, the two men’s friendship is tested ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, semi serious, thought provoking, suspense ...
Plot: probation, police brutality, parole, friendship between men, male friendship, fight, gun violence, witnessing a crime, family relations, danger, heavy breathing, nightmare ...
Place: oakland california, portland oregon, las vegas, milwaukee wisconsin, colorado ...
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Betsy & Leonard (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When DJ Alex is placed under house arrest, he is forced to live together with his ex-girlfriend Karen.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: reluctant partners, confined, drug dealing, couples, disorder, couple relations, isolation, radio dj, gain trust, house arrest, love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe
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 8.2
 97K
Misfits (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When five young outsiders on Community Service get caught in a strange storm, they discover that they have developed superpowers.
Style: witty, cynical, exciting, surreal, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, superhuman powers, youth, friends, teenage life, swearing, anti heroes, imaginary, friendship, superhero, supernatural power, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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You're Ugly Too (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After her mother’s death, Stacey moves with her uncle Will to a remote region in the Irish midlands. As the two cautiously get to know each other, they have to deal with the dark shadows of the past.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, offbeat ...
Plot: haunted by the past, starting over, youth, going straight, odd couple, crimes, hopes, partners, coming of age, dysfunctional relationship, uncle niece relationship, death of mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
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 6.3
 197K
The Internship (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Two recently laid-off men in their 40s try to make it as interns at a successful Internet company where their managers are in their 20s.
Style: funny, light, humorous, feel good, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: google, new job, career, rivalry, boss and employee, starting over, computers and web, workplace, layoff, middle aged, fish out of water, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, san francisco
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The Great & The Small (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Twenty-six year old Scott is living on the streets and trying to find his way back into society while on probation for petty crimes. He attempts to navigate his relationship with his two bit criminal of a boss and an enigmatic detective, while at ...
Plot: probation, ex girlfriend, single mother, unemployed, cycling, death of child, warden, drawing, heist, homeless, baby, parole officer ...
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 7.3
 80K
Shot Caller (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A newly-released prison gangster is forced by the leaders of his gang to orchestrate a major crime with a brutal rival gang on the streets of Southern California.
Style: clever, twist ending, harsh, suspense, tense
Plot: prison, prison gang, skinhead, gang, criminal, prisoner, undercover cop, murder, violence, desperation, tattoo, existentialism ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, usa
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 7.4
 5K
The Guardian (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Nick Fallin is a hotshot lawyer working at his father's ultrasuccessful Pittsburgh law firm. Unfortunately, the high life has gotten the best of Nick. Arrested for drug use, he's sentenced to do 1,500 hours of community service, somehow to ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic
Plot: lawyer, legal, law firm, child in peril, custody, rivalry, society, friendship, hotshot lawyer, father son relationship, dysfunctional family, social worker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, usa, philadelphia
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 5.8
 7K
The Comedian (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A look at the life of an aging insult comic.
Style: captivating, melancholic, light, comic
Plot: aging, comedian, insult, comedy club, comeback, jewish, brother brother relationship, jail, mother son incest, swamp, older man younger woman relationship, handcuffs ...
Time: year 1985
Place: long island, alabama, wisconsin, africa, london ...
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 5.7
 8K
Goat (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Reeling from a terrifying assault, a nineteen year old enrolls into college with his brother and pledges the same fraternity. What happens there, in the name of 'brotherhood,' tests him and his loyalty in brutal ways.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, melancholic, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: college, dormitory, 19 year old, sibling relationship, college student, death of friend, false accusation, drug use, father son relationship, party, nervousness, college campus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Born to Be Blue (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jazz legend Chet Baker finds love and redemption when he stars in a movie about his own troubled life to mount a comeback.
Style: exciting, touching, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: jazz, jazz musician, historical figure, promise, trust, drinking alcohol, friendship, jealousy, father daughter relationship, drinking, flashback, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1988, year 1954 ...
Place: usa, los angeles, new york, oklahoma, manhattan new york city ...
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 3.3
 208
Marla Mae (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a girl goes to get an IUD implanted by a distant relative, he commits a deranged act which has deadly implications for those close to her.
Style: psychotronic, bleak, scary, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: police, brutality, darkness, deranged, guilt, violence, parents, bank robbery, physician, blood, medicine, doctor ...
Place: usa
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The Secret Life: Jeffrey Dahmer (1993)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on the life of notorious serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer, who murdered more than a dozen people, and ate many of them, before he was caught in 1991.
Plot: serial killer, murder, cannibal, necrophilia, suffocation, blood splatter, dismemberment, dead animal, handcuffs, alcoholic, gore, vomiting ...
Place: wisconsin, milwaukee wisconsin
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Sexual Predator (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A female parole officer unwittingly gets involved with a handsome photographer who might be a serial killer.
Style: rough, suspenseful, erotic, suspense, tense ...
Plot: seduction, femme fatale, policewoman, murder, photographer, dangerous attraction, manipulation, manipulations, protagonist as suspect, vengeance, sexual relations, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 7.6
 5K
Gigantics (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The Hamburg friends Walter, Ricco and Floyd take each day as it comes between the estates of tower blocks and fast food restaurants. All three are in their early twenties and are dreaming of another life when Floyd suddenly takes a job on a ...
Style: emotional, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, soccer, friends, best friends, romance, buddies, city life, urban, working class, intensive care, farewell, disco ...
Time: 90s
Place: hamburg germany, germany, europe, singapore
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Berlin Is in Germany (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When Martin, a former GDR citizen, is released from jail, he lately becomes confronted with the consequences of the German re-unification.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, emotional, serious
Plot: taxi driver, fish out of water, estrangement, society, social differences, prisoner, friendship, unsociability, berlin wall, jail, bittersweet, german reunification ...
Time: 90s, 21st century
Place: europe, germany, german democratic republic, berlin germany
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The Law of the Weakest (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In Liège, a group of men gathers every day in a café situated near the steel factory which once reigned supreme. They play cards in a warm atmosphere but that hardly masks their quiet desperation. All unemployed, either because they can't ...
Style: tense, suspense, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: heist, crimes, crime gone awry, life is a bitch, friendship, couple relations, down on your luck, factory, working class, ex convict, desperation, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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 5.7
 282
Love Child (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It's an extraordinarily touching true-story about Terry Jean Moore, the determined, independent and young woman who is imprisoned for 7 years on account of a "five dollar" robbery. In the prison she will be pregnant by a jailer and ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: pregnancy, prison, strip search, gays and lesbians, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, fall in love, heist, love affair, adoption, redemption, infidelity ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida
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 7.5
 109K
Little Children (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The lives of two lovelorn spouses from separate marriages, a registered sex offender, and a disgraced ex-police officer intersect as they struggle to resist their vulnerabilities and temptations.
Style: sexual, sincere, thought provoking, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: adultery, strong sexual content, infidelity, sexual pleasure, extramarital affair, housewife, suburbs, love affair, unfaithful wife, parenthood, castration, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston, california
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Let Him Have It (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: UK, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 1950s England, slow-witted Derek Bentley falls in with a group of petty criminals led by Chris Craig, a teenager with a fondness for American gangster films. Chris and Derek's friendship leads to their involvement in the true case which ...
Style: thought provoking, tense, emotional, gloomy, bleak ...
Plot: courtroom drama, vandalism, jury, injustice, hanging, juvenile delinquency, murder, friendship, death sentence, capital punishment, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 40s, 20th century, post world war two ...
Place: london, england, europe
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 6.1
 3K
I Want You (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young boy and his sister are drawn into one man's obsessive pursuit of his former lover.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, neo noir ...
Plot: mute, love triangle, stalking, danger, love affair, unfulfilled love, haunted by the past, voyeurism, family problems, eavesdropping, dark past, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, europe, yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
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 6.9
 2K
Up and Down (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Milan and Goran are two criminals who smuggle illegal immigrants. One night after they complete a smuggle, they discover that one of the immigrants has left a baby behind. Milan and Goran decide to sell the baby to Lubos and Eman, who are ...
Style: psychological, touching, clever, humorous, contemplative ...
Plot: racism, immigrants, family relations, reunion, adoption, parents and children, terminal illness, love and romance, dealing with death, society, youth, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, romania, balkan, australia, germany ...
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Here on Earth (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A rich college kid is taught a lesson after a joy ride ends up destroying a country restaurant.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, rich and poor, love triangle, terminal illness, romance, social differences, teenage life, youth, couples, fall in love, coming of age, small town ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new jersey
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 6.2
 4K
Gracie (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This is the story of a teenager named Gracie Bowen, who lives in South Orange, New Jersey, is crazy about soccer, as are her three brothers and former soccer star father. Although Gracie wants to join her brothers and father in the nightly ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, touching, sincere ...
Plot: soccer, human spirit, family problems, rivalry, follow your dream, death in the family, female athlete, feminism, sport, family in crisis, athlete's life, ambition ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: new jersey, usa
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 7.4
 31K
The Getaway (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A recently released ex-con and his loyal wife go on the run after a heist goes awry.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, cynical, neo noir, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, heist, on the run, robbery, chase, bank robbery, betrayal, infidelity, crimes, criminal heroes, disorder, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: texas, mexico, usa, latin america, san antonio texas ...
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 6.0
 73K
Free Willy (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When maladjusted orphan Jesse vandalizes a theme park, he is placed with foster parents and must work at the park to make amends. There he meets Willy, a young Orca whale who has been separated from his family. Sensing kinship, they form a bond and, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, uplifting, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: human animal relationship, animals, killer whale, freedom, adventure, social worker, animal life, friendship, amusement park, captivity, ocean, ocean or sea ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: portland oregon, oregon
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Family Business (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Jessie is an aging career criminal who has been in more jails, fights, schemes, and lineups than just about anyone else. His son Vito, while currently on the straight and narrow, has had a fairly shady past and is indeed no stranger to illegal ...
Style: serious, realistic, talky, complex, emotional ...
Plot: heist, family relations, family business, prison, criminal, life sentence, grandfather grandson relationship, crime, crimes, bittersweet, cons and scams, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
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