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The Brotherhood of Justice (1986)
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The Brotherhood of Justice (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of high school students, led by a rich boy Derek, is sick of school violence and decides to become underground vigilantes named "Brotherhood of Justice". It starts with the idea "watching people", but things quickly get out of control. "Brotherhood of Justice" turns out another gang of violence. Derek wants to stop it but it is too late, so he takes responsibility for it and gives himself to the law.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: gang, high school, school, student, violence, vigilante, teenage life, crimes, vengeance, youth, drug dealing, vigilantism, rivalry, criminal, love triangle, drug dealer, moral dilemma, teen angst, gang leader, rivals, lynch mob, attempted murder, saving a life, revenge, teenager ...
Time: 80s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, gang, rivalry, murder, vengeance, violence and crime mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like The Brotherhood of Justice: 3:15 (1986), The Principal (1987), Young Warriors (1983), Defiance (1980), The Substitute 2: School's Out (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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3:15 (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Violent crime is routine. Organized drug trade runs rampant in the face of powerless authority. And a vicious street gang holds dominion with a savage reign of terror. Welcome to Lincoln High! Here the cobras rule the school and everyone in it. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gang, high school, violence, crime, teenage life, gory, youth, drug dealing, crimes, gangsters, criminal's revenge, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Principal (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Burglary. Drugs. Assault. Rape. The students at Brandel High are more than new Principal Rick Latimer bargained for. Gangs fight to control the school using knives - even guns - when they have to. When Latimer and the head of security try to clean ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, harsh ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: high school, chase, teacher, vigilantism, violence, ghetto, drug dealing, single parent, gang, murder, youth, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
Place: oakland california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 4.7
 412
Young Warriors (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After a young woman is gang raped and murdered in a California college town, her brother takes up arms by night with a gang of like-minded vigilantes from his fraternity, brutally punishing any miscreants they catch in a criminal act.
Style: serious, rough, bleak, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, youth, gang, rivalry, juvenile delinquency, society, violence spree, crimes, life is a bitch, siblings relations, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.3
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Defiance (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Tommy takes up temporary housing in a New York neighborhood plagued by a violent gang called the Souls. Tommy is waiting for his next assignment as a seaman and though he tries to avoid the gang and his neighbors, it does not work. Soon he is ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vigilante, vigilantism, rivalry, vengeance, crime, crimes, gambling, against the odds, sailor, violence, murder ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Substitute 2: School's Out (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When teacher Randall Thomasson is killed during a carjacking, an unexpected visitor shows up at his funeral - his estranged brother, Karl Thomasson (Treat Williams). An ex-Green Beret turned mercenary. Karl signs on as a new substitute teacher in ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: high school, gang, murder, high school life, society, deadly, teachers and students, crime, hardcase students, urban ghetto life, life is a bitch, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, vietnam
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53%
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Angel (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 15 year-old Molly is top of her high school class. But nobody suspects that the model pupil earns her money at night: as a prostitute on Sunset Blvd. The well-organized separation of her two lives is shattered when two of her friends are slain by a ...
Style: serious, realistic, road movie, psychotronic
Plot: serial killer, prostitute, murder, exploitation, high school, vigilante, teenager, crimes, crime, school, rivalry, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.9
 195
As Night Comes (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Troubled 17-year-old Sean Holloway falls in with a group of teenage outcasts called 'The Misfits,' whose charismatic leader, Ricky, takes him under his wing. But as Sean becomes more and more entangled in the gang's anarchist ways, ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious
Plot: vengeance, rivalry, gang, gory, society, youth, juvenile delinquency, crime, teenage life, social misfits, crimes, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Class of 1984 (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Andy is a new teacher at a inner city high school that is like nothing he has ever seen before. There is metal detectors at the front door and everything is basically run by a tough kid named Peter Stegman. Soon, Andy and Stegman become enemies and ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: gang, high school, juvenile delinquency, vengeance, vigilante, school, punk, teacher, drug dealing, murder, music teacher, kids in trouble ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Crack House (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rick and Melissa are a pair of young lovers hoping to get out of the slums for good and escape the poverty and crime their families and friends have gotten involved in. All this comes to an end when Rick feels he must rejoin his old gang to avenge ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, drug dealing, poverty, rape victim, crime, urban ghetto life, teenage life, law enforcement, against the odds, high school, urban ghetto, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Dangerously Close (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rebel without a cause or a clue at an elite but uptight college discovers some of his classmates have formed an even more elite clique more or less hell-bent on ridding the school, and quite possibly American society, of what they deem to be its ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, bleak, serious, rough ...
Plot: fascism, murder, punk, high school, high school life, society, vigilantism, deadly, crimes, crime, state affairs, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Substitute (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After he did some jobs for CIA, ex-marine John Shale is visiting his high school love Jane. She's now a teacher in Columbus High School in Miami. Soon after his arriving Jane has her knee cap broken while jogging. After that, John decides to go ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: high school, high school life, hidden identity, hardcase students, teachers and students, gang, deadly, life is a bitch, crime, working undercover, undercover, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: florida, miami, usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Detention: The Siege at Johnson High (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A former high school student, Jason Copeland, returns to his school to take his revenge on the teachers for failing him out of school.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense
Plot: high school, vengeance, school, haunted by the past, rivalry, power relations, society, rebellion, high school life, juvenile delinquency, psychopath, police station ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.0
 2K
The New Kids (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A brother and sister arrive in a small town to help their relatives run an amusement park, and they find the town is terrorized by a local street gang.
Style: tense, captivating, rough, serious, psychological ...
Plot: gang, orphan, small town, school dance, bully, amusement park, bullying, teenager, attempted rape, decapitation, youth, family problems ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Back in the Day (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young man slides back into a life of crime after reuniting with a shady acquaintance from his past.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: gang, murder, dishonesty, law enforcement, going straight, deadly, rivalry, racism, vigilantism, crime gone awry, police corruption, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Only the Strong (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Former Green Beret Louis Stevens returns to his hometown of Miami after completing military service in Brazil, only to learn that his old high school has become a haven for gangs and drug dealers. After Stevens uses his capoeira skills to kick ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, high school, gang, teenage life, crimes, soldier, school, rivalry, vigilantism, youth, ambition, adventure ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Band of the Hand (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An Indian Vietnam veteran trains five street punks in the Everglades to fight vice in Miami.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: gang, vigilantism, rehabilitation, bikini, drug addict, wilderness, gangsters, survival, life is a bitch, teenage life, down on your luck, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Massacre at Central High (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Maimed by bullies at a California high school, a new student (Derrel Maury) engineers acts of revenge.
Style: realistic, disturbing, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: murder, high school, gang, prank, revenge, dead teenager, slasher, investigation, gangsters, teenage life, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
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35%
 6.2
 4K
Tuff Turf (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The new guy (James Spader) in a Los Angeles high school does some singing and fights a hotshot (Paul Mones) over a disco dancer (Kim Richards).
Style: realistic, rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: gang, dance, teenager, high school, high school life, heist, teenage life, crimes, down on your luck, love and romance, youth, against the odds ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Night of the Wilding (1990)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Joseph Gainer is a high priced attorney, notorious for getting guilty criminals off the hook. But Gainer is forced to take another look at the price you pay for defending the guilty when he takes on a case of three young men accused of a heinous ...
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: gang, dedicated lawyer, courtroom drama, urban, courtroom, legal, murder, deadly, dishonesty, law enforcement, power relations, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Exterminator 2 (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The flamethrower-wielding vigilante John Eastland returns to rid New York of a drug lord and his gang.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, psychotronic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, danger, vigilantism, murder, revenge, exploitation, violence, flamethrower, vigilante, death wish, partners, urban ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Kinjite: Forbidden Subjects (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Tokyo businessman (Hiroshi Hada), transferred to L.A, molests a teenage girl on a train. It turns out that the girl is the daughter of a vice cop. But in one of those plot twists that can only occur in the movies, the cop is assigned to find the ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, bleak, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, kidnapping, unlikely partners, vigilantism, gang, low lives, sexual abuse, vengeance, rivalry, fighting crime, law enforcement, prostitute ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.8
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Boy Wonder (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young Brooklyn boy witnesses the brutal murder of his mother and grows up obsessed with finding her killer. Thus begins his life as a quiet, straight-A student by day and a self-appointed hero at night. But what is a real hero? And who decides ...
Style: psychological, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pimp, crime, childhood trauma, violence, criminal, troubled teen, vigilante, boxing gym, vengeance, murder, vigilantism, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Original Gangstas (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A violent street gang, the Rebels, rule the streets of Gary, Indiana. The Rebels shoot Marvin Bookman, a store-keeper, for giving the police information about a drive-by shooting they committed. Marvin's son, former NFL star John who created ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, murder, violence, hand to hand combat, drive by shooting, gang violence, vigilantism, vengeance, society, reunion, tough heroes, urban ghetto ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Bang Bang You're Dead (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Trevor is a troubled high school student, thanks to the effects of bullying. This is the story of his fight to break free.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, school, bullying, teacher, violence, bully, school shooting, video camera, bomb, death threat, teenage life, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary
Place: oregon, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Walking Tall: Lone Justice (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In Dallas, witnesses against a drug-lord are murdered in a safe-house.The testimony of FBI agents becomes the only chance to keep him in prison. They are lodged in another safe-house, but the place is invaded and the agents are executed. However, ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, small town, gang, rivalry, heroic mission, crimes, partners against crime, heroes, criminal's revenge, gangsters, special agents, retiring ...
Time: contemporary
Place: dallas texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Switchblade Sisters (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A tough gang of teenage girls are looking for love and fighting for turf on the mean streets of the city! Bad girls to the core, these impossibly outrageous high school hoodlums go where they want ... and create mayhem wherever they go!
Style: realistic, rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: high school, gang, school, prostitute, exploitation, prostitution, juvenile delinquent, switchblade, gang war, vengeance, gangsters, prison ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Outlaw (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A group of people who feel betrayed by their government and let down by their police force form a modern-day outlaw posse in order to right what they see as the wrongs of society.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, betrayal, soldier, security guard, crimes, police, society, vigilantism, vengeance, dishonesty, rivalry, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
Place: big ben london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 1.9
 174
Snitch'd (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When the South Side Gang and the Cut Throat Mafia start a drug war at a local high school in Santa Ana, CA, detective McClure goes undercover to investigate the brutal murder of a young Latina student. The gang members are the key suspects but ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, bleak, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, high school, police corruption, crimes, crime, working undercover, city life, partners against crime, urban, society, gang, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.3
 2K
Wicked Blood (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hannah and Amber Baker are trapped in a dark Southern underworld of violence, drugs and bikers. Both live in fear of their "Uncle Frank" Stinson, the ruthless leader of a crime organization.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: betrayal, gang, orphan, drugs/alcohol, family relations, crimes, unlikely criminals, rivalry, crime gone awry, family in danger, drug dealing, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.7
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Red Surf (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Remar and Attila are a couple of surfers who also deal drugs to make a living. They are trying to set up a final deal with local drug lord, Calavera, when their friend True Blue is busted by the cops. Blue talks too much in the police station and ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, pregnancy, jet ski, tough law enforcer, crimes, working undercover, partners against crime, criminal's revenge, police investigation, rivalry, friends, gang ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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