Opium den movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant opium den movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, cult film, stylized, visually appealing and melancholic films and TV shows about / with opium den, female nudity, murder, nude, death, opium, violence, dancing, betrayal and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as opium den: Once Upon a Time in America (1984), Rise of the Legend (2014), The Knick (2014), From Hell (2001), McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971), Tromeo and Juliet (1996), Blind Woman's Curse (1970), Emmanuelle (1974), Shanghai Surprise (1986), Edge of Sanity (1989).

List of opium den movies

Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 229 min.
Story: A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.
Style: melancholic, epic, ambiguous ending, atmospheric, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, friendship, mafia, prohibition, gunfight, rape, betrayal, childhood friend, criminal heroes, corruption, flashback ...
Time: 1930s, 60s, 1920s, year 1984, 20th century ...
Place: new york, usa, italy, miami, florida
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Rise of the Legend (2014)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 131 min.
Story: In 1868 during the late Qing Dynasty, rampant corruption on the Imperial Court inflicts much suffering in people's lives. For years, the Black Tiger’s fearsome boss Lei Gong has been trying to get rid of the leader of the Northern Sea. One of ...
Style: captivating, exciting, psychological, tense, perverse
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, gang, revenge, chinese mafia, harbor, friendship, undercover, fistfight, medieval, violence, wu shu ...
Time: 19th century
Place: china
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The Knick (2014)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: Set in downtown New York in 1900, 'The Knick' is centered on the Knickerbocker Hospital and the groundbreaking surgeons, nurses and staff who work there, pushing the bounds of medicine in a time of astonishingly high mortality rates and ...
Style: serious, psychological, bleak, atmospheric, rough ...
Plot: surgeon, life is a bitch, addiction, doctor, hospital, realism, medicine, workplace situations, doctors and patients, nun, society, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century, victorian era
Place: usa, new york
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From Hell (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Frederick Abberline is an opium-huffing inspector from Scotland Yard who falls for one of Jack the Ripper's prostitute targets in this Hughes brothers adaption of a graphic novel that posits the Ripper's true identity.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, suspense, jack the ripper, freemason, police investigation, conspiracy, prostitution, graphic violence, murder, violent, police detective, a vision ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, edwardian era, 1880s, 20th century
Place: england, london, scotland, europe, united kingdom ...
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McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A gambler and a prostitute become business partners in a remote Old West mining town, and their enterprise thrives until a large corporation arrives on the scene.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, breathtaking, cynical, gloomy ...
Plot: prostitution, prostitute, gambler, mining town, snow, gambling, winter, small town, brothel, drug addiction, wilderness, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 1890s, 90s, edwardian era ...
Place: washington state, washington d.c., usa, vancouver, seattle
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Tromeo and Juliet (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A modern, punk adaptation of Shakespeare's classic. Told irreverently, this film attempts to impact the viewer in the same way theatre-goers were effected in Shakespeare's time. Bawdy, Violent, Humorous, and Romantic.
Style: parody, campy, surreal, humorous, sexy ...
Plot: satire, punk, shakespeare, cult, shakespeare's romeo and juliet, lesbian, violence, tragic love, misfit, bdsm, teenager, nude ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Blind Woman's Curse (1970)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Akemi is a dragon tattooed leader of the Tachibana Yakuza clan. In a duel with a rival gang Akemi slashes the eyes of an opponent and a black cat appears, to lap the blood from the gushing wound. The cat along with the eye-victim go on to pursue ...
Style: disturbing, slasher, serious, psychological, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, samurai, yakuza, revenge, sword fight, sexploitation, kung fu, female yakuza, female fight, strong female lead, feminist, exploitation ...
Time: 20th century
Place: japan, asia
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Emmanuelle (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Emmanuelle, a svelte, naive young woman, is en route to Bangkok where she'll join her new husband. He works for the French Embassy and has a lovely home, several dedicated servants, and an expensive car at his disposal. Once Emmanuelle arrives, ...
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, controversial, sensual ...
Audience: adult
Plot: sexual arousal, erotica, sex scene, emmanuelle, sexploitation, sex, sexual promiscuity, sexuality, lesbian, strong sexual content, sexual relations, infidelity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: bangkok thailand, asia, thailand, france
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Shanghai Surprise (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Glendon Wasey is a fortune hunter looking for a fast track out of China. Gloria Tatlock is a missionary nurse seeking the curing powers of opium for her patients. Fate sets them on a hectic, exotic, and even romantic quest for stolen drugs. But they ...
Style: humorous, road movie, melancholic, romantic, semi serious ...
Plot: american abroad, unlikely friendships, happy ending, opium, drug dealing, partners, dishonesty, unlikely partners, cons and scams, betrayal, corruption, screwball ...
Time: year 1937, 80s, 1930s
Place: china, shanghai, argentina, asia
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Edge of Sanity (1989)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Hungary
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Henry Jekyll's experiments with cocaine have gotten out of control, he transforms into the hideous Jack Hyde. As Hyde he searches the London streets at night for his prey in whorehouses and opium dens. The police can't catch him, he ...
Style: slasher, serious, mind bending, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: jack the ripper, psychopath, jekyll and hyde, mad doctor, murder, mental illness, mad scientist, mental disorder, prostitute, cocaine, evil twin, twins ...
Time: 80s, victorian era
Place: london
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Tombstone (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Legendary marshal Wyatt Earp, now a weary gunfighter, joins his brothers Morgan and Virgil to pursue their collective fortune in the thriving mining town of Tombstone. But Earp is forced to don a badge again and get help from his notorious pal Doc ...
Style: realistic, serious, factual, intense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, manly
Plot: vengeance, gunfight, cowboy, old west, lone hero, gang, sheriff, friendship, suspense, betrayal, revenge, murder ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, california, tucson arizona, usa
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City of Shadows (1987)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the same vein as Cain and Abel, here we have two brothers, one a renegade cop and the other a murderer with a taste for little boys. The brothers come to blows, from which only one can walk away.
Style: surprise ending, neo noir
Plot: exploitation, punk rocker, prostitute, police, murder, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, single mother, sadism, death, diner, distopia ...
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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Marguerite (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: France, Czech Republic, Belgium
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Paris in the 1920s. Marguerite Dumont is a wealthy woman with a passion for music and the opera. For years, she has performed regularly for a circle of guests. But Marguerite sings tragically out of tune and no one has ever told her. Her husband and ...
Style: light, captivating, humorous, sincere
Plot: opera, eccentricity, delusion, secret, bad singing, money, fan, hypocrite, opera singer, infidelity, women, interwar period ...
Time: 1920s, year 1915, post world war one
Place: paris france, france
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Confessions of an Opium Eater (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Vincent Price stars in this early '60s adaptation of Thomas De Quincey's thriller about an opium addict trying to solve a mystery in San Francisco's Chinatown.
Style: psychotronic, weird, retro
Plot: hallucination, destiny, adventurer, nightmare, drugs, surrealism, newspaper editor, drug smuggling, slavery, rescue, tunnel, murder ...
Time: 19th century
Place: san francisco, california
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Kiss the Sky (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two professionals, Jeff and Marty, take a business trip to the Philippines. Their deep dissatisfaction with their lives leads them to forsake their friends and families for a return to the alcohol and drug-induced wanderings of their youth.
Style: sexy, talky, realistic, clever, touching ...
Plot: gambling, buddhism, love triangle, on the road, midlife crisis, threesome, couples, dull life, friends, love and romance, hopes, buddies ...
Time: 90s
Place: the philippines, asia
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Nam's Angels (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Some bikers are hired by the CIA during the Vietnam War to rescue a captured agent from the clutches of the Red Chinese army. After a round of drinking, fighting, and whoring around, the cycle gang, led by Big Bill Smith, fix up their Yamahas with ...
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: biker, motorcycle, vietnam war, spy, motorcycle gang, vietnam veteran, mercenary, exploitation, military, military police, behind enemy lines, cia agent ...
Time: 60s
Place: cambodia, vietnam, southeast asia
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Shanghai (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: China, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An American man returns to a corrupt, Japanese-occupied Shanghai four months before Pearl Harbor and discovers his friend has been killed. While he unravels the mysteries of the death, he falls in love and discovers a much larger secret that his own ...
Style: captivating, stylized, suspenseful, neo noir, serious ...
Plot: spy, world war two, murder, uncover truth, investigation, dishonesty, fall in love, political conspiracy, life is a bitch, love and romance, dark secret, mafia ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1941
Place: china, asia, shanghai
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The Wings of the Dove (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Kate is secretly betrothed to a struggling journalist, Merton Densher. But she knows her Aunt Maude will never approve of the match, since Kate's deceased mother has lost all her money in a marriage to a degenerate opium addict. When Kate meets ...
Style: atmospheric, sexy, serious, romantic, stylized ...
Plot: love, love triangle, relationships, nude, greed, death, betrayal, fall in love, power relations, rich and poor, couple relations, melancholy ...
Time: 1910s, edwardian era, 19th century, victorian era, 1920s ...
Place: england, london, europe, italy, venice
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Wild Bill (1995)
Genre: Action, Biography, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Biopic about famous gunslinger Wild Bill Hickock. The early career of legendary lawman is telescoped and culminates in his relocation in Deadwood and a reunion with Calamity Jane.
Style: atmospheric, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, vengeance, hitman, heroes, old west, criminal heroes, unfulfillment, legends and myths, civil war, revenge, hallucination, opium ...
Time: 19th century, 80s, 1870s, 1860s
Place: south dakota, texas, california
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Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Millie Dillmount, a fearless young lady fresh from Salina, Kansas, determined to experience Life, sets out to see the world in the rip-roaring Twenties. With high spirits and wearing one of those new high hemlines, she arrives in New York to test ...
Style: romantic, humorous, feel good, satirical, stylized ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: dancing, hotel, chase, love, farce, stenographer, jazz, jewish, theater, transformation, stereotypes, slavery ...
Time: 1920s, 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california
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The Terror of the Tongs (1961)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 76 min.
Story: When the Red Dragon Tong murders his daughter, Geoffrey Jackson is determined to crush this underground organisation. The Tong, a ruthless clan whose profits from protection rackets, white slave traffic, smuggling and drug-running amount to millions ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: torture, murder, secret society, espionage, suspense, organized crime, drug abuse, extortion, assassination, slavery, secret identity, casino ...
Time: 1910s, turn of the century
Place: hong kong
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Lady of the Camelias (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young girl from the provinces, comes to Paris with one goal: to become a part of the rich bourgeoisie. To achieve this she will use her unique beauty and charm.
Style: erotic
Plot: prostitution, sex, prostitute, tuberculosis, sugar daddy, eroticism, female nudity, infidelity, voyeurism, older man younger woman relationship, countess, illness ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: france, paris france
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Rancid Aluminum (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Pete Thompson thinks he has it all. However, following the death of his father his close friend and accountant reveals the company he has been left is bust and the only way out is to do business with the Russian mafia. His life and heart are on the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, tense, sad, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, betrayal, family business, going straight, nothing goes right, hitman, drug abuse, love affair, cons and scams, down on your luck, life is a bitch, buddies ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, germany, russia, london
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The Quiet American (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Germany, USA, Vietnam, Australia, France, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A stylish political thriller where love and war collide in Southeast Asia. Set in early 1950s Vietnam, a young American becomes entangled in a dangerous love triangle when he falls for the beautiful mistress of a British journalist. As war is waged ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, atmospheric, intense, talky ...
Plot: politics, older man younger woman relationship, vietnam war, journalism, war, cia, moral ambiguity, spy, love triangle, intrigue, tragedy, complex characters ...
Time: 50s, year 1952, 20th century
Place: vietnam, london, indochina, iraq, england ...
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Indochine (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 160 min.
Story: The story starts in the 1930s at one of the largest rubber-tree plantations in Indochine (Vietnam). This plantation is owned by the French colonist Eliane, a proud woman who lives with her father and her native adoptive daughter Camille. She ...
Style: realistic, stylized, epic, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: fall in love, women, love story, politics, adoption, colonialism, sexual content, war, interracial relations, beautiful scenery, naval officer, vietnam war ...
Time: 1930s, 50s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1954 ...
Place: vietnam, indochina, southeast asia, france, asia ...
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Hammett (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: "This is an entirely imaginary story about the writer Dashiell Hammett, who... in the words of one of his most gifted contemporaries... helped get murder out of the vicar's rose garden and back to the people who are really good at it. The ...
Style: neo noir, noir, metafiction, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: writers, femme fatale, blackmail, murder, prostitute, private detective, private investigator, investigation, porn actress, missing person, historical figure, couples ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When megalomaniacal White Goodman, the owner of a trendy, high-end fitness center, makes a move to take over the struggling local gym run by happy-go-lucky Pete La Fleur, there's only one way for La Fleur to fight back: dodgeball. Aided by a ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: underdog, sport, against the odds, coach, competition, dumb, cheerleader, pirate, tournament, redemption, rivalry, contests and competitions ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, los angeles, california
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Desperate Remedies (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a town called Hope on the edge of Britain's empire, desperations clash: the beautiful Dorothea Brook is desperate to free her pregnant sister Rose from the clutches of Fraser, a fortune hunter. A local politician, William Poyner, is ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, surreal, sexual ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, sex, love triangle, self discovery, love and romance, gays and lesbians, society, dishonesty, gender, drug dealing, family relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new zealand
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Delta of Venus (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A struggling American writer and a fellow American expatriate begin a sordid affair among the chaos and discord of 1940 Paris, France on the brink of World War II.
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, harsh, visually appealing ...
Audience: adult
Plot: bdsm, writers, erotica, lesbian sex, sex, art, obsession, male nudity, infidelity, world war two, poetry, anti semitism ...
Time: 1940s
Place: paris france, england, france, europe, new york ...
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The Crucifer of Blood (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A beautiful young woman asks Holmes to help her father, a former army captain and hopeless opium addict break free of the curse surrounding a stolen treasure.
Plot: curse, sherlock holmes, death of father, diamonds, avarice, train station, treasure, opium, greed, morphine, jewelry, leper ...
Time: 1880s, victorian era
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