Movies like The Brotherhood of Justice

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The Brotherhood of Justice (1986)
 5.4
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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, vigilantism, vigilante, youth, crimes, teenage life, vengeance, rivalry, drug dealing, teenager, revenge, heroes, investigation, violence, student, love triangle, criminal, drug dealer, workout, high school student, group of friends, teenage boy, assassination attempt ...
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to The Brotherhood of Justice

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, gang, vengeance, violence, rivalry, murder and vigilantism mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like The Brotherhood of Justice: Class of 1984 (1982), 3:15 (1986), The Principal (1987), Young Warriors (1983), As Night Comes (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, bleak, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: high school, gang, school, juvenile delinquency, vigilante, teacher, drug dealing, murder, vengeance, teenage life, punk, music teacher ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century
Place: usa, plymouth
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100%
 5.6
 705
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, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gang, high school, gangsters, college life, college, vengeance, teenage life, school, redemption, juvenile delinquency, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 6.3
 10K
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, serious, suspenseful, rough, sexy ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: high school, high school life, gang, chase, youth gang, teacher, vigilantism, drug dealing, single parent, ghetto, alcohol abuse, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: oakland california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 4.6
 548
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: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, youth, gang, vengeance, death wish, low lives, siblings relations, violence spree, law enforcement, buddies, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 4.0
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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, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Plot: rivalry, juvenile delinquency, crimes, gang, vengeance, youth, teenager, violence, halloween, society, teenage life, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ 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: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: high school, gang, murder, graphic violence, teachers and students, vigilantism, urban ghetto life, high school life, vengeance, crimes, investigation, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, vietnam
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55%
 6.1
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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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vigilante, against the odds, vengeance, vigilantism, gambling, rivalry, crimes, violence, terror, fight, murder ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
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53%
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: serious, realistic, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fascism, high school, punk, murder, society, crimes, life is a bitch, politics, youth, state affairs, teenage life, high school life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, gang, racism, vengeance, police corruption, dishonesty, moral dilemma, fall in love, introspection, crimes, crime gone awry, starting over ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.5
 399
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, realistic, rough, suspenseful, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, nudity (full frontal - brief), drug dealing, rape victim, poverty, urban ghetto, strong violent content, graphic violence, high school, against the odds, drug abuse, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.0
 3K
The New Kids (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 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, realistic ...
Plot: amusement park, gang, bully, orphan, small town, kidnapping, chase, decapitation, redneck, bullying, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.0
 14K
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, undercover, gang, youth, society, crimes, tough heroes, hitman, hardcase students ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: miami, florida, 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: serious, realistic, tense, rough, suspenseful
Plot: hostage, high school, vengeance, school, school shooting, confined, dedicated educator, youth, rivalry, crimes, rebellion, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: realistic, serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: gang, gangsters, survival, rivalry, rehabilitation, vigilantism, drug addiction, wilderness, youth, drug dealing, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa, everglades, new jersey
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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, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, partners against crime, police investigation, fighting crime, gang, vigilantism, small town, vengeance, retiring, law enforcement, starting over, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, year 2007, 2000s
Place: texas, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Walking Tall: The Payback (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A man goes back to his hometown that is now overrun with crime and single-handedly takes justice into his own hands.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, fighting crime, vengeance, vigilantism, crimes, gang, special agents, heroes, law enforcement, small town, one against many, vigilante ...
Time: contemporary, year 2007, 2000s
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39%
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, serious, rough, surprise ending, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, murder, vigilantism, revenge, exploitation, vigilante, heroes, good versus evil, crimes, rivalry, buddies ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Only the Strong (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: France, USA
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: high school, martial arts, heroes, gang, swat team, urban ghetto, friends, school, vigilantism, teenage life, vengeance, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 5.7
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Angel (1983)
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: realistic, serious, road movie, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: serial killer, prostitute, hollywood, psychopath, high school, exploitation, murder, vigilante, cheerleader, teenage life, vengeance, school ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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: serious, rough, psychological, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal, murder, pimp, childhood trauma, vigilante, vengeance, crimes, haunted by the past, vigilantism, boxing, lone wolves, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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34%
 6.0
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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: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: gang, high school, dancing, heist, crimes, youth, love and romance, vengeance, against the odds, down on your luck, teenage life, high school life ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic, bleak
Plot: gang, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, vengeance, social decay, rivalry, urban ghetto life, criminal heroes, society, youth, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Road House 2: Last Call (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Shane Tanner, the son of a legendary cooler named Dalton, learns that his uncle Nate got beat up by a group of men because he doesn't want to sell his bar, The Black Pelican, to a bunch of drug dealers. To help out his uncle, Shane teams up ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, tough guy, gang, vengeance, buddies, drug dealing, vigilantism, against the odds, drug abuse, crimes, criminal's revenge, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Savage Streets (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A teenage vigilante seeks revenge on a group of violent thugs who raped her handicapped sister and murdered her best friend.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rape and revenge, rivalry, gang, vigilantism, punk, sexual abuse, social decay, murder, punk band, rape, fire, strong female presence ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, tense
Plot: vigilantism, downfall, police corruption, vengeance, soldier, crimes, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, drug dealing, gang, police investigation, homecoming ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: afghanistan, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gang, high school, school, prostitute, heist, prostitution, juvenile delinquent, exploitation, gang war, gangsters, prison, kids in trouble ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new jersey, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Death Wish 4: The Crackdown (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After the death of his girlfriend's daughter from a drug overdose, Paul Kersey (Charles Bronson) takes on the local drug cartel.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, revenge, hospital, police, one against many, one man army, gang, lone wolves, crimes, fighting crime, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Marked for Death (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Just retired from the Drug Enforcement Agency, John Hatcher returns to his hometown and quickly discovers that drugs have infiltrated his old neighborhood. Determined to drive the dealers out, Hatcher crosses paths with a ferocious Jamaican drug ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, martial arts, gangsters, drug dealing, murder, vengeance, crimes, aikido, family, against the odds, rivalry, vigilante ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, colombia, west indies, jamaica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, kidnapping, rape, low lives, rivalry, prostitute, crimes, gang, fighting crime, unlikely partners, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.4
 6K
Dragon Eyes (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In St. Jude, drug dealers and corrupt cops have destroyed an urban neighborhood. But newcomer, Hong, has the fighting skills and moral vision to save this town from itself.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, vigilantism, gang, master warrior, police corruption, small town, fight, one man army, righting the wronged, crimes, tough heroes, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%