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The list contains the best, new and most relevant blackmail movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspenseful, psychological, serious, interesting and clever films and TV shows about / that have / with blackmail, murder, storytelling, twists & turns, greed, corruption, dialogue, dishonesty, mentor and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Spain and other countries. TOP 10 movies tagged as blackmail: A Perfect Murder (1998), Jo (1971), Apt Pupil (1998), The Lives of Others (2006), Notes on a Scandal (2006), Burn After Reading (2008), Insomnia (2002), The Guard (2011), Sleep Tight (2011), Derailed (2005).
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The Lives of Others
Drama, Thriller
Germany
137 min.
 8.5
Apt Pupil
Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA, France
111 min.
 6.7
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Murder by the Lake: The Return
Crime, Drama
Germany, Austria
90 min.
 6.4
Counterpart
Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA
60 min.
 8.3

List of blackmail movies

A Perfect Murder
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Style: suspenseful, clever, sexy, suspense, exciting, twists and turns, serious, tense, twist ending, realistic, cynical, interesting, intense, psychological, bad ending, entertaining, captivating, surprise ending
Plot: crime, infidelity, murder, betrayal, greed, twists & turns, private detective, artist, cheating, revenge, police investigation, murder mystery, adultery, plot twist, secrets, blackmail, jealousy, extramarital affair, protagonist as suspect, investigation, chase, marriage, catastrophe, con artists, corruption, assassin, manipulation, conspiracy, stylish, serial killer, planned murder, love affair, mentor, dialogue, lawyer, mystery, love triangle, nudity (full frontal - brief), justice, vengeance, runaway, divorce, natural disaster, destiny, cons and scams, internet, crime gone awry, surveillance, first contact, pornography
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
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 7.2
 2K
Jo
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Style: remake of american film
Plot: hidden corpse, blackmail, firearm, police, hide and seek, crime investigation, chaos, corpse, cement, gangster, case, terrace, shower curtain, sofa, garden party, gazebo, glove, hard hat, thunderstorm, drunk driver, digging, earth, englishman, hat, shovel, costume, break in, hole, helmet, fire extinguisher, darkness, police officer, actress, garden, van, date, real estate agent, fire, fainting, drunkenness, umbrella, telephone, telephone call, friend, pistol
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 6.7
 31K
Apt Pupil
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 111 min.
Style: disturbing, psychological, tense, serious, intense, gloomy, realistic, suspense, suspenseful, dark, dramatic, interesting, harsh, twist ending, macabre, scary, bad ending, frightening, brutal
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, nazis, manipulation, holocaust, high school, torture, nazi, jews, psychology, mentor, violence, fascism, adaptation, obsession, storytelling, moral ambiguity, blackmail, camp, brutality, secrets, male nudity, sexualized violence, corruption, crimes, wartime, twists & turns, guilt, supernatural, justice, death, vengeance, redemption, new identity, secret identity, german, interview, identity, plot twist, fantasy world, betrayal, runaway, dishonesty, greed, transformation, insanity, book, dialogue, catastrophe, teacher, police investigation
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1984
Place: california, usa, germany
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The Lives of Others
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 137 min.
Style: tense, bleak, realistic, gloomy, dramatic, serious, reflective, compassionate, heartbreaking, interesting, cerebral, talky, intellectual, emotional, intense, breathtaking, harsh, suspense, melancholic, psychological, captivating, sincere, touching, suspenseful, sexual, atmospheric, enigmatic
Plot: voyeurism, surveillance, communism, corruption, cold war, suicide, german, politics, fighting the system, writer's life, complex characters, storytelling, loneliness, mentor, idealism, art, secrets, berlin wall, humanity, political, character study, redemption, tragedy, paranoia, greed, psychology, rebellion, twists & turns, morality, dishonesty, philosophy, world politics, sacrifice, betrayal, writing, life philosophy, police investigation, unlikely friendships, dialogue, existentialism, freedom, blackmail, interrogation, state affairs, freedom of speech, government, propaganda, society, iron curtain, unfulfillment
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, year 1984, 1990s
Place: germany, east germany, europe, german democratic republic, soviet union, berlin germany, gdr, east berlin east germany
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Notes on a Scandal
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Style: sexual, realistic, tense, intense, serious, psychological, dramatic, melancholic, sentimental, emotional, interesting, disturbing, bleak, suspenseful, enigmatic, clever, compassionate, suspense, witty, talky, dark humor, heartbreaking, harsh, sexy, cerebral, dark
Plot: obsession, loneliness, teacher, friendship, high school, adultery, art, infidelity, manipulation, stalking, betrayal, relationships, secrets, mentor, unlikely friendships, complex characters, british, character study, psychology, sexuality, school, twists & turns, dialogue, dangerous attraction, moral ambiguity, innocence lost, pornography, lesbian, tragedy, nudity (topless - notable), journal, blackmail, student, cat, adaptation, solitude, secret, drinking, depression, conservative, storytelling, forbidden love, destiny, stalker, extramarital affair, seduction, sex, male nudity, mental illness, vengeance
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
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Burn After Reading
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 96 min.
Style: dark humor, clever, cynical, not serious, absurd, cerebral, humorous, realistic, bleak, exciting, talky, dark, satirical, interesting, intellectual, enigmatic, ironic, funny, witty, harsh, melancholic, biting, tragicomedy, idiotic, psychological, surreal
Plot: farce, espionage, paranoia, divorce, stupidity, twists & turns, greed, infidelity, violence, loneliness, sarcasm, verbal byplay, crime gone awry, obsession, escapades, crime, dialogue, secrets, depression, adultery, plot twist, surveillance, blackmail, urban, storytelling, cheating, hitman, insanity, paranoid, violent, disorder, betrayal, dysfunctional family, pornography, multiple storylines, corpse, gym, brutality, life philosophy, drinking, character study, death, relationships, autobiography, plastic surgery, memory, misfit partners, existentialism, complex characters, midlife crisis
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia, seattle washington
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 7.2
 240K
Insomnia
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Style: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, serious, suspense, dark, intense, interesting, clever, twist ending, realistic, dramatic, bad ending, melancholic, light, bleak, talky, enigmatic, gloomy, cerebral
Plot: murder, crime, police investigation, mystery, small town, neo-noir, police corruption, guilt, investigation, neo noir, police, murder mystery, moral ambiguity, corruption, psychology, serial killer, twists & turns, secrets, chase, storytelling, justice, mentor, runaway, greed, memory loss, plot twist, dialogue, redemption, manipulation, stylish, death, blackmail, fbi, morality, betrayal, obsession, teenager, love, violence, pornography, brutality, complex characters, revenge, suspect, confession, conspiracy, crimes, character study, adaptation, deadly
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, los angeles, usa
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 7.3
 71K
The Guard
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 96 min.
Style: talky, dark humor, humorous, semi serious, cynical, realistic, witty, gloomy, clever, funny, bleak, absurd, offbeat, dramatic, cerebral, melancholic, enigmatic, stylized, touching, philosophical
Plot: small town, police investigation, crime, irish, reluctant partners, verbal byplay, police corruption, drugs, drugs/alcohol, foul language, sarcasm, drinking, drug dealing, corruption, police, mentor, dialogue, dialogue driven, runaway, irreverent, culture clash, multiple storylines, murder, blackmail, storytelling, moral ambiguity, gunfight, twists & turns, investigation, honest, gangsters, depression, prostitute, crimes, crime gone awry, hitman, character study, british, greed, writers, redemption, law enforcement, brutality, catastrophe, stereotypes, partners, eccentricity, chase, deadpan, prejudice
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe, boston
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 7.2
 30K
Sleep Tight
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, scary, psychological
Plot: domestic disturbance, stalking, obsession, blackmail, chloroform, concierge, caretaker, apartment building, peep hole, unfulfillment, unlikely criminals, downfall, voyeurism, woman in danger, dull life, crimes, danger, neighbor, layoff, suicidal, loner, woman, evil child, disturbed individual, murder disguised as suicide, death of boyfriend, hiding under a bed, keys, maniac, hiding, building, syringe, neighbor neighbor relationship, cruelty, brushing teeth, home invasion, apartment, insect, sleeping, pregnancy, letter, cell phone, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, cockroach, girl, murder, shower, bathroom, fired from the job, dog
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain, barcelona, barcelona spain
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 6.6
 66K
Derailed
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Style: suspenseful, tense, twist ending, serious, suspense, sexy, surprise ending, twists and turns, bleak, realistic, intense, psychological, rough, interesting, sexual, clever, bad ending, tricky, entertaining, erotic, melancholic, exciting, brutal, enigmatic
Plot: infidelity, revenge, crime, dangerous attraction, twists & turns, violence, rape, plot twist, adultery, cheating, con artists, secrets, urban, kidnapping, hotel, betrayal, corruption, catastrophe, blackmail, crimes, manipulation, pornography, advertising executive, wallet, abortion, greed, embezzlement, beating, extramarital affair, hotel room, deception, prison, flashback, police investigation, nudity (topless - notable), wife husband relationship, relationship problems, anonymous letter, letter, danger, brutality, murder, chase, sexualized violence, serial killer, internet, nudity (full frontal - brief), dishonesty, money, neo-noir
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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The Boy Next Door
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, sexy, realistic, tense, psychological
Plot: obsession, older woman younger man relationship, stalking, infidelity, fatal attraction, blind date, sociopath, stalker, violence, unrequited love, hidden camera, insanity, blackmail, high school, neighbor, dangerous attraction, erotic thriller, parent child relationship, villain, sex, argument, psychopath, woman in danger, sex scene, adultery, male nudity, mother son relationship, danger, man undressing, cookie, craziness, being followed, stabbed in the eye, loss of friend, extramarital affair, female nudity, erotica, following someone, tied up, high school teacher, barn, high school student, garage, death of friend, threatened with a knife, crying woman, cat, fire, car accident, boxing
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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 6.5
 97K
Wild Things
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Style: sexual, erotic, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending, sexy, twist ending, suspense, twists and turns, semi serious, clever, realistic, bad ending, interesting, entertaining, psychological, tricky, absurd, exciting, stylized, gothic, intense, cerebral, enigmatic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: crime, conspiracy, sex, sexual abuse, femme fatale, plot twist, nudity (full frontal - brief), twists & turns, rape, male nudity, strong sexual content, pornography, nudity (topless - notable), police investigation, mystery, murder mystery, lawyer, secrets, neo-noir, manipulation, chase, greed, betrayal, investigation, manipulations, stylish, murder, sexualized violence, mind game, paranoia, serial killer, sexuality, corruption, seduction, blackmail, revenge, runaway, dangerous attraction, court case, menage a trois, sailing, cheerleader, sailboat, catastrophe, dialogue, eroticism, accusation, sexual relations, violence, storytelling
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, usa
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 7.6
 46K
The Player
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Style: clever, cynical, witty, talky, biting, satirical, semi serious, cerebral, interesting, ironic, psychological, realistic, suspense, enigmatic, intellectual, dark humor, dark, absurd, suspenseful, humorous, tense, bad ending, entertaining
Plot: hollywood, police investigation, murder, writers, twists & turns, greed, paranoid, obsession, crime, neo-noir, business, dialogue, murder mystery, corruption, happy ending, protagonist as suspect, fighting the system, character study, storytelling, manipulation, pornography, mentor, movie business, blackmail, paranoia, sarcasm, creativity, art, parallel universe, secrets, anti-hero, enemy, life philosophy, investigation, rise to the top, crime gone awry, adaptation, distopia, mistaken identity, runaway, mystery, vengeance, filmmaking, film industry, showbiz, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, crimes, dishonesty, male nudity
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, pasadena california
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 7.3
 32K
Hard Eight
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Style: clever, serious, gloomy, enigmatic, talky, stylized, interesting, realistic, intense, dark humor, melancholic, rough, psychological, suspense, harsh, atmospheric, bleak, dark, suspenseful, tense, sentimental, cerebral
Plot: gambling, casino, betrayal, crime, neo noir, neo-noir, character study, redemption, dialogue, loneliness, greed, gunfight, crime gone awry, violent, stylish, mentor, violence, noir, murder, storytelling, relationships, gangsters, hitman, corruption, unlikely friendships, drinking, pornography, twists & turns, small town, blackmail, gangster, hotel, crimes, brutality, plot twist, friendship, organized crime, life philosophy, runaway, vengeance, honest, male friendship, cheating, prostitute, anti-hero, dishonesty, cons and scams, missing person, confined, love and romance
Time: 90s
Place: nevada, usa, california, las vegas, atlantic city new jersey
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All the King's Men
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Style: emotional, serious, captivating, realistic, biting, dramatic, interesting, intense, reflective, melancholic, light, clever, factual, harsh, political drama, talky
Plot: politics, political corruption, corruption, manipulation, political, betrayal, mentor, ambition, mistress, storytelling, blackmail, dialogue, greed, destiny, scandal, journalist, governor, dishonesty, catastrophe, adaptation, aristocrat, power, bodyguard, tragedy, justice, innocence lost, redemption, world politics, society, period piece, conspiracy, life philosophy, state affairs, culture clash, transformation, gangsters, blind ambition, rise and fall, idealism, assassination, rags to riches, twists & turns, runaway, manipulations, chase, nudity (full frontal - brief), moral ambiguity, first contact, end of the world, fantasy world
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 1950s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans, new jersey
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 6.8
 27K
Big Nothing
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Style: dark humor, twists and turns, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, sexy, harsh, funny, clever, absurd, bad ending, macabre, twist ending, ironic, stylized, melancholic, bloody, bleak, talky, surprise ending, tricky, interesting, entertaining, suspense
Plot: crime, twists & turns, cons and scams, unemployment, betrayal, pornography, crime gone awry, plot twist, crimes, stylish, dialogue, serial killer, heist, neo-noir, priest, blackmail, con artists, call center, cheating, corruption, drinking, police investigation, greed, writers, death, destiny, gangsters, murder, vengeance, depression, culture clash, storytelling, life philosophy, catastrophe, nudity (topless - notable), gory, justice, mentor, mistaken identity, dysfunctional family, creativity, con men, brutality, honest, noir, secrets, hitman, british, multiple storylines, farce
Time: contemporary
Place: oregon, usa, wyoming
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The Killing of a Sacred Deer
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Style: tragic ending
Plot: dysfunctional family, surgeon, paralysis, hospital, recovering alcoholic, cruelty, blackmail, hostage, brutality, cafe, revenge, wife husband relationship, insanity, heart surgery, father son relationship, teenage boy, brother sister relationship, teenage girl, male nudity, female nudity, bare breasts, mother daughter relationship, blood, doctor, husband wife relationship, tied up, tied feet, caucasian, pleading, operation, bloody hand, bleeding from eyes, beard, bloody mouth, male masturbation, shooting, bearded man, wristwatch, desperation, male objectification, motorcycle, surgical operation, supernatural, dead father, mirror, widow, shotgun, torture, beating, teenager
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 6.0
 555
The Hanged Man
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Ireland
Duration: 114 min.
Style: emotional, serious, gloomy, realistic
Plot: young lovers, love and romance, blackmail, suicide, rape, kidnapping, youth, parents and children, haunted by the past, teenage life, life is a bitch, family relations, kidnap, male full rear nudity, teenage rape, teenage sex, breasts, teenager, male nudity, female nudity, party
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 80s
Place: spain
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 4.7
 111
Cleaverville
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Plot: mother daughter estrangement, spiked drink, private school, drugged drink, blackmail, secret past, diamond, retirement home, jewel thief, on the lam, diamond theft, shot in the head, diamonds, mother daughter relationship
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24: Live Another Day
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, bleak, clever, rough, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, fugitives, on the run, hacker, cia, president, race against time, international relations, terrorist attack, real time, cia agent, blackmail, terrorist, forgery, treason, usa president, counter terrorism, save the day, save the world, chases and races, danger, deadly, heroes, government agency, one man army, tough heroes, state affairs, loyalty, forced into action, programmer, government facility, deadly weapon, exile, off the grid, computer genius, hi-tech, politician, life risking, widow widower, elimination, resourceful, gunfight, interrogation, characters in danger, attack, escape, courage, caucasian, alzheimer's disease, asian
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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A Glaring Emission
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Plot: global warming, blackmail
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Unconditional Love
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Plot: psychological abuse, blackmail, kidnapping, adoption, ransom, revenge
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La avispita Ruinasa
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 79 min.
Plot: casino, political satire, blackmail, corporation, manager, prostitution, business, corruption, parody, ex prostitute, asian stereotype, accountant, horse race, businessman, corrupt businessman, gangster, prostitute
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Magnum Cop
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Italy, Austria
Duration: 93 min.
Plot: cyanide, blackmail, child prostitution, sex with teenager, hare krishna, girl man relationship, blackmailer, child prostitute, underage girl, white bra and panties, evil woman, child pornography, teenage prostitute, maverick cop, parkour, sex with a minor, predator, older man young girl relationship, teenage prostitution, striptease, see through panties, teenage sex, underage sex, private detective, murder of a nude woman, hidden camera, exotic dancer, suicide by poison, private investigator, stripper, disarming someone, secret room, fistfight, hit by a car, gunfight, nightclub, revolver, teenager, teenage girl, kidnapping, female nudity, erotica, panties, pubic hair, bare breasts, street shootout, violence, sex, murder, love
Place: vienna, austria, italy
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In the Folds of the Flesh
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Horror
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Plot: incest, blackmail, mystery, villa, host, whodunit, governess, psychological trauma, german shepherd, cyanide, black pantyhose, brainwashing, child rape, vulture, brother sister incest, insanity, house, police detective, nazi, decapitation, poison, organized crime, female nudity, faked death, wig, violence, pantyhose, female stockinged legs, murder, death, dog, delusion
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 6.4
 303
Black Jack
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Plot: blackmail, french, medical, sailor, boat, kidnapping, friendship
Time: 18th century
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Dr. Wong's Virtual Hell
Genre: Crime, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Plot: blackmail, kidnapping, female nudity, lesbian, sadism, ransom demand, striptease, virtual reality, masturbation, female full frontal nudity, lesbian sex, lesbianism, erotica
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My Bed Is Not for Sleeping
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Plot: assassination, espionage, blackmail, travel, hotel, photographer, spy, extramarital affair
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Satan Was A Lady
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Plot: blackmail, murder, prostitution, betrayal, female nudity, nightclub singer, strip club, stripper, whip, nightclub, dominatrix, female killer, exploitation, erotica
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Fun and Games
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Plot: schoolgirl, blackmail, prison, warden, daughter, father, sex, governor, broken neck, slut, mini skirt, 17 year old, interracial sex, female nudity, teasing
Place: usa
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