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The Brotherhood of Justice (1986)
 5.5
 2K
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, teenager, heroes, criminal, love triangle, drug dealer, moral dilemma, assassination attempt, rage, teen angst, gang leader, love interest, lynch mob ...
Time: 80s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, crime, gang, rivalry, vengeance, murder and violence mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The Brotherhood of Justice: 3:15 (1986), The Principal (1987), Young Warriors (1983), As Night Comes (2014), Defiance (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.6
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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: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gang, gangsters, high school, violence, college, starting over, redemption, juvenile delinquency, drug dealing, youth, criminal's revenge, crimes ...
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, rough, serious, suspenseful, harsh ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: high school, gang, chase, teacher, vigilantism, violence, ghetto, alcohol abuse, single parent, drug dealing, murder, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
Place: oakland california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.7
 434
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: bleak, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, youth, vigilantism, vengeance, rivalry, juvenile delinquency, deadly, buddies, gory, fighting crime, law enforcement, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.9
 204
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: serious, captivating, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, rivalry, juvenile delinquency, vengeance, youth, gang, teenager, violence, halloween, teenage life, gory, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 6.3
 902
Defiance (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
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: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vigilante, gambling, crime, crimes, against the odds, rivalry, vigilantism, vengeance, fight, street, terror ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, rough, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: high school, gang, murder, teachers and students, crime, hardcase students, life is a bitch, crimes, urban ghetto life, society, hidden identity, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: cult film, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: gang, high school, juvenile delinquency, vigilante, school, punk, teacher, drug dealing, murder, vengeance, music teacher, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.0
 12K
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: high school, teachers and students, hidden identity, high school life, tough heroes, crime, gang, danger, society, undercover, youth, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: miami, usa, florida, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: rough, serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fascism, punk, high school, murder, school, teenage life, politics, state affairs, crimes, life is a bitch, crime, high school life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.7
 3K
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, cult film
Plot: prostitute, serial killer, psychopath, exploitation, teenager, high school, vigilante, murder, youth, hollywood, school, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, gang, rivalry, vigilantism, vengeance, danger, starting over, drug dealing, law enforcement, criminal's revenge, small town, retiring ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 2007
Place: dallas texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.6
 332
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, nudity (full frontal - brief), drug dealing, rape victim, poverty, urban ghetto, crime, life is a bitch, urban ghetto life, crimes, gangsters, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, gang, racism, criminal heroes, fall in love, moral dilemma, starting over, crime gone awry, vengeance, police corruption, vigilantism, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: realistic, serious, rough, cult film
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, high school, heroes, gang, swat team, soldier, rivalry, vigilantism, vengeance, youth, friends, urban ghetto ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, usa, florida
⇓ 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: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.8
 9K
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, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, pimp, crime, childhood trauma, violence, criminal, troubled teen, vigilante, boxing gym, vengeance, crimes, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 1.8
 176
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: realistic, rough, bleak, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, gang, rivalry, high school, partners against crime, urban ghetto life, working undercover, criminal heroes, crime, life is a bitch, crimes, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: hostage, high school, school, vengeance, juvenile delinquency, youth, haunted by the past, psychopath, life is a bitch, urban ghetto life, teachers and students, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 6.8
 68K
Death Sentence (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Nick Hume is a mild-mannered executive with a perfect life, until one gruesome night he witnesses something that changes him forever. Transformed by grief, Hume eventually comes to the disturbing conclusion that no length is too great when ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, harsh, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gang, vigilantism, violence, murder, tragic event, justice, crimes, character change, loss of son, haunted by the past, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: rough, serious, realistic, cult film, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vigilantism, murder, danger, gangsters, flamethrower, exploitation, vigilante, violence, revenge, partners, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.4
 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: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: betrayal, crime gone awry, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, family in danger, teenage life, orphan, gang, rivalry, crimes, criminal's revenge, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, murder, violence, heroes, profanity, drive by shooting, hand to hand combat, gang violence, gunfight, gang, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.7
 7K
Deuces Wild (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 1950s New York City. A bad and bloody gang war is about to erupt on the dysfunctional streets of Brooklyn. The Deuces at war with the vicious Vipers. Scott Kalvert directs this tale of lust, drugs, mayhem and madness during one hot summer on the ...
Style: realistic, intense, harsh, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gang, crime, crimes, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, friends, society, youth, drug dealing, drug addiction, drug overdose ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ 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, law enforcement, deadly, teenage life, dishonesty, power relations, legal action, crime, city life, crimes, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.4
 3K
Renegades (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Buster McHenry (Sutherland) is as an undercover agent for the police. His mission involves him in a robbery. Buster gets shot but Hank Storm (Phillips), an Indian, helps Buster. Since Hank wants a spear in the possession of the criminals that Buster ...
Style: serious, rough, suspense, intense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police corruption, heist, gangsters, undercover, law enforcement, vengeance, partners against crime, reluctant partners, crime, crimes, chases and races, working undercover ...
Time: 80s
Place: philadelphia, canada, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.7
 12K
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, soldier, betrayal, security guard, crimes, police, society, vigilantism, vengeance, dishonesty, gangsters, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, big ben london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
In Order of Disappearance (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway, Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Upstanding community leader Nils has just won an award for "Citizen of the Year" when he learns the news that his son has died of a heroin overdose. Suspecting foul play, Nils begins to investigate, and soon finds himself at the center of ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, cynical, realistic, enigmatic ...
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, loss of son, betrayal, gang, drug traffic, gangsters, crimes, crime, vigilante, family relations, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: norway, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.7
 2K
Sket (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When a young woman is cruelly and indiscriminately attacked by a notorious gang led by the violent Trey, her little 16 year old sister Kayla wants revenge and will stop at nothing to get it, even if it means joining a rival girl gang led by the ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak
Plot: gang, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, vengeance, social decay, urban ghetto life, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, youth, society, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.3
 389
Rockaway (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Trane is a decorated war hero just shipped home to the States from Afghanistan after the brutal murder of his wife and child back in Rockaway, Queens. Upon his return, Trane encounters his old friend Dave, who describes the new forces of crime and ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious
Plot: vigilantism, downfall, soldier, vengeance, police corruption, deadly, drug dealing, homecoming, police investigation, gang, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: afghanistan, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, kidnapping, partners against crime, society, moral dilemma, vengeance, law enforcement, fighting crime, rivalry, crime, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%