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Cass (2008)
 6.5
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Cass (2008)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The incredible true story of how an orphaned Jamaican baby, adopted by an elderly white couple and brought up in an all white area of London, became one of the most feared and respected men in Britain.
Style: psychological, rough, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: racism, adoption, interracial relations, self discovery, lifestyle, rise to the top, going straight, parents and children, crimes, youth, life is a bitch, rebellion, human spirit, hopes, direction and purpose, society, rebelliousness, machismo, rivalry, bullying, family relations, interracial adoption, hoodlum, soccer, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe

Most similar movies to Cass

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and captivating films with plots about society, crimes, life is a bitch, hopes, parents and children, family relations and youth mostly in Drama, Crime and Biography genres. Some movies like Cass: Green Street Hooligans (2005), Made in Britain (1982), The Football Factory (2004), Provoked: A True Story (2006), Bullet Boy (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Green Street Hooligans (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After being wrongfully expelled from Harvard University, American Matt Buckner flees to his sister's home in England. Once there, he is befriended by her charming and dangerous brother-in-law, Pete Dunham, and introduced to the underworld of ...
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soccer, gang, friendship, buddies, self discovery, rivalry, obsession, lifestyle, fist fighting, student, skinhead, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Made in Britain (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Trevor sometimes-violent skinhead with no regard for authority, and would rather spend his time stealing cars than sitting in the detention centre to which he is sent. His social worker, Harry Parker, tries to do his best, but Trevor is only ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, serious, rough, captivating ...
Plot: skinhead, racism, juvenile delinquency, social worker, prison, teenager, urban ghetto life, city life, life is a bitch, crimes, crime, rebellion ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Football Factory (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Football Factory is more than just a study of the English obsession with football violence, it's about men looking for armies to join, wars to fight and places to belong. A forgotten culture of Anglo Saxon males fed up with being told ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, dark humor, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soccer, violence, lifestyle, violence spree, rivalry, machismo, buddies, obsession, direction and purpose, bar fight, uninhibited rivalry, working class ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Provoked: A True Story (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, India
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Provoked is the true story of Kiranjit Ahluwalia, a Punjabi woman who moved to London after her marriage with Deepak Ahluwalia. Her husband seemed caring at first but then began to beat her up. He started drinking a lot and sleeping around with ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: murder, arranged marriage, prison, deadly, hopes, hotshot lawyer, life sentence, crimes, courtroom drama, fighting the system, family problems, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 6.4
 2K
Bullet Boy (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ricky is just out of a young offenders institute, heading home to Hackney and determined to go straight. Instead, he heads straight for trouble when he becomes involved in a street confrontation, siding with his best friend Wisdom against a local ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, rough, bleak ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, kids in trouble, life is a bitch, friendship, going straight, social decay, rivalry, dysfunctional family, society, family problems, teenage life, gang ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.6
 10K
Scum (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This is the hard and shocking story of life in a British Borstal for young offenders. The brutal regime made no attempt to reform or improve the inmates and actively encouraged a power struggle between the 'tough' new inmate and the ...
Style: rough, disturbing, tense, serious, cult film ...
Plot: prison, juvenile delinquency, youth, rebellion, kids in trouble, violence, racism, riot, corruption, revenge, criminal heroes, prison life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.9
 3K
Skin (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on the true story of a black girl who was born to two white Afrikaner parents in South Africa during the apartheid era.
Style: captivating, sincere, emotional, touching, contemplative ...
Plot: fall in love, self discovery, forbidden love, human spirit, eccentric family, couples, family problems, hopes, social misfits, love and romance, parents and children, society ...
Time: 50s, 70s, 20th century, 60s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Least Among You (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Black college graduate Richard Kelly reluctantly accepts a plea bargain requiring him to spend two semesters at an all-white seminary after he's wrongly accused of crimes committed during the 1965 Watts riots. Facing bigotry on all sides, ...
Style: captivating, uplifting, touching, emotional, serious ...
Plot: racism, human spirit, rebellion, self discovery, against the odds, clergy, social relations, society, life is a bitch, student life, hopes, leadership ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 60s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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My Name Ain't Johnny (2008)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In the 90's, In Rio de Janeiro, the middle-class João Guilherme Estrella is introduced to the world of drugs consuming maconha and cocaine first and later becoming a drug-dealer with many connections inclusive in Europe. However, he spends all ...
Style: stylized, captivating, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: prison, ambition, addiction, drug dealing, life is a bitch, couple relations, buddies, partners, starting over, prison life, confined, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s, 70s
Place: brazil, latin america, venice, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Sins of the Father (2002)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In 1965 a bomb was planted in a Church in Alabama, killing four black girls. Thirty years later, Tom Cherry breaks his silence to discredit his father's alibi for the night in question.
Style: disturbing, realistic, emotional, rough, serious ...
Plot: racism, introspection, moral dilemma, haunted by the past, investigation, crimes, parents and children, injustice, rebellion, legal, society, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Siberian Education (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story of a gang of children growing up in a community of banished criminals, in a forgotten corner of the former Soviet Union. This community rejects the world outside. The only law it obeys… is its own. Against this backdrop two best friends, ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: friendship, uninhibited rivalry, criminal heroes, teenage life, rivalry, human nature, society, crime and punishment, social misfits, crimes, parents and children, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 80s, contemporary
Place: russia, siberia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
One Hundred Steps (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story of Peppino Impastato, a political activist who opposed the Mafia in Sicily. One hundred steps was the number of steps it took to get from the Impastato house to the house of the Mafia boss Tano Badalamenti.
Style: serious, rough, captivating, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: radio, assassination, fighting the system, gangsters, rebelliousness, society, rebellion, idealism, dishonesty, crimes, communism, family relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, sicily, europe, sicily italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.2
 727
Everyday (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: This film charts the relationship between a man imprisoned for drug smuggling and his wife and is being shot over the course of five years, a few weeks at a time.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: parents and children, confined, life is a bitch, family relations, hopes, couples, prison, drug smuggling, husband wife relationship, society, prison life, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.7
 113K
This Is England (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A story about a troubled boy growing up in England, set in 1983. He comes across a few skinheads on his way home from school, after a fight. They become his new best friends even like family. Based on experiences of director Shane Meadows.
Style: bleak, rough, emotional, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: racism, skinhead, gang, social problems, crimes, childhood, youth, vandalism, xenophobia, juvenile delinquency, adolescence, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, woodstock, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Mockingbird Don't Sing (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On November 4, 1970 on The CBS Evening News, Walter Cronkite reported on a true, horrific story that was about to rock the country. A 13-year-old girl was discovered in the small Los Angeles suburb of Arcadia who was still in diapers, barely able to ...
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, uplifting, sincere ...
Plot: disability, life is a bitch, human spirit, family problems, self discovery, doctors and patients, parents and children, social misfits, hopes, society, isolation, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary, year 1970, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.3
 1K
The Big I Am (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A cruel twist of fate catapults small time crook Mickey Skinner into the big league, as head of a brutal London gang poised on the brink of a lucrative human-trafficking deal.
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, criminal heroes, deadly, drugs/alcohol, nudity (full frontal - brief), ambition, unfulfillment, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.7
 854
Self Medicated (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on true events. On the edges of Las Vegas, 17-year-old Andrew's life is spiraling out of control. Unable to cope with the loss of his father, Andrew's descent into drugs and violence is gaining momentum, and the once promising young ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: drug abuse, mental institution, kids in trouble, self discovery, downfall, rehabilitation, addiction, hopes, parents and children, mental illness, family problems, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
 552
The Front Line (2009)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, Belgium, UK, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An Italian man looks back from his jail cell on his youthful exploits as a political extremist with understanding, candour and remorse.
Style: exciting, sincere, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: fighting the system, rebellion, idealism, love affair, couple relations, state affairs, love and romance, blind ambition, danger, youth, political unrest, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1982
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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16 Years of Alcohol (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 16 Years of Alcohol is a 2003 drama film written and directed by Richard Jobson, based on his 1987 novel. The film is Jobson's first directorial effort, following a career as a television presenter on BSkyB and VH-1, and as the vocalist for the ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, touching, suspense ...
Plot: skinhead, alcohol abuse, swearing, society, life is a bitch, crimes, family problems, gang, teenage life, couples, addiction, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, europe, edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 7K
The Krays (1990)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Krays is a film based on the lives and crimes of the British gangsters Ronald and Reginald Kray, twins who are often referred to as The Krays and were active in London in the 1960s.
Style: rough, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, twins, murder, family relations, world war two, gang, crimes, crime, lookalikes, couples, siblings relations, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s ...
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
White Lightnin' (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Deep in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains in West Virginia, where every man owns a gun and a moonshine still, abides living legend Jesco White, "the dancing outlaw". As a boy Jesco was in and out of reform school and the insane ...
Style: serious, captivating, sincere, realistic
Plot: racism, obsessive quest, eccentric family, couple relations, life is a bitch, family relations, americana, misfit, human spirit, small town, redemption, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa, west virginia, appalachia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Tiger Woods Story (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With his father coaching him and his mother providing a strong spiritual influence, Tiger Woods rose to fame and fortune. But his success came at a price, as he endured personal struggles with racism, self-doubt and cultural identity.
Style: touching, sincere, uplifting, serious, realistic
Plot: racism, interracial relations, family relations, society, contests and competitions, athlete's life, hotshot hero, rise to the top, relationship vs career, sport, lifestyle, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Before I Self Destruct (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A coming of age story about an inner-city youth raised by a hardworking single mother. When his dream of becoming a basketball player fails to materialize, he finds himself employed in a supermarket. After his mother is tragically gunned down, ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic
Plot: crime, crimes, desire for fame, hopes, rivalry, working class, single parent, youth, life is a bitch, siblings relations, criminal heroes, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 646
B.U.S.T.E.D (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Everybody Loves Sunshine (released in the United States as B.U.S.T.E.D.), is a 1999 British independent film written and directed by Andrew Goth, and starring Rachel Shelley, David Bowie and Goldie. In the Pepperhill Estate of Manchester, an ...
Style: rough, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, strong violent content, criminal heroes, crimes, hopes, criminal's revenge, crime, drug dealing, going straight, rivalry, friends, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Color of Freedom (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany, France, Belgium, South Africa, Italy, UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The true story of a white South African racist whose life was profoundly altered by the black prisoner he guarded for twenty years. The prisoner's name was Nelson Mandela.
Style: uplifting, realistic, touching, serious, clever ...
Plot: prison life, racism, interracial relations, apartheid, human spirit, leadership, self discovery, friendship, rebellion, fighting the system, political unrest, politics ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.6
 1K
Strays (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Rick (Diesel) is frustrated by the repetitious grind of one-night stands and aimless hustling. Whilst looking for more to his life he meets Heather (Lanza), a neighbour. Rick takes the opportunity to escape his boring life style with her, but soon ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious
Plot: redemption, gang, drug dealer, couples, going straight, coming of age, social misfits, city life, parents and children, urban ghetto life, hopes, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.8
 13K
Gotti (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: John Gotti rises to the top of the New York underworld to become the boss of the Gambino crime family. His life takes a tumultuous turn as he faces tragedy, multiple trials and a prison sentence.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, gangsters, organized crime, violence, godfather, family relations, parents and children, crime, crimes, danger, ambition, father son relationship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 2002, year 1984 ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.2
 4K
Bad Boys (2003)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The story bases on four Finnish brothers, nicknamed 'the Eura Daltons' who received nation-wide notoriety for tearing gas pumps apart when they needed cash. The cast is an impressive one: the brothers are portrayed by Peter Franzen, Lauri ...
Style: disturbing, atmospheric, rough, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, juvenile delinquency, youth, misfit, family problems, dysfunctional family, family relations, social misfits, parents and children, criminal heroes, society, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.1
 451
Amber's Story (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This is the tragic and true story of the abduction of Amber Hagerman. Her family and the community's efforts to find her and bring her kidnapper to justice prove to be a groundbreaking movement toward implementing a government-run tracking ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: missing child, kidnapping, society, obsession, parents and children, crimes, life is a bitch, danger, family relations, injustice, family problems, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.8
 3K
Awaydays (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: On the Wirral in the grim early years of Margaret Thatcher's premiership, the opportunities for thrill seeking young men looking to escape 9 to 5 drudgery are what they've always been: sex, drugs, rock n' roll, fashion, football and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, gang, destructive relationship, crimes, violence spree, down on your luck, buddies, life is a bitch, troublemaker, unemployment ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%