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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, captivating, realistic
Plot: racism, adoption, soccer, crimes, youth, friends, family relations, misfit, couple relations, parents and children, crime, life is a bitch, interracial relations, self discovery, violence spree, rebellion, human spirit, hopes, direction and purpose, society, urban, couples, social misfits, lifestyle, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and bleak films with plots about crimes, crime, society, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, prison and rivalry mostly in Drama, Crime and Biography genres. Some movies like Cass: Green Street Hooligans (2005), Made in Britain (1982), The Football Factory (2004), Scum (1979), Provoked: A True Story (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Green Street Hooligans (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport, War
Country: USA, UK
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: friendship, buddies, gang, obsession, rivalry, lifestyle, student, fist fighting, self discovery, uninhibited rivalry, friends, soccer ...
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: captivating, realistic, bleak, serious, rough ...
Plot: racism, skinhead, juvenile delinquency, social worker, teenager, prison, urban ghetto life, crimes, city life, crime, teenage life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Football Factory (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: 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: disturbing, realistic, dark humor, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soccer, violence, lifestyle, buddies, violence spree, rivalry, machismo, uninhibited rivalry, bar fight, obsession, direction and purpose, working class ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.6
 9K
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, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: prison, juvenile delinquency, youth, rebellion, kids in trouble, violence, riot, racism, revenge, corruption, prison life, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: realistic, bleak, serious
Plot: prison, murder, arranged marriage, domestic violence, self defense, life is a bitch, crimes, hopes, price of justice, parents and children, hotshot lawyer, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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, gloomy, psychological, rough, serious ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, rivalry, parents and children, social misfits, gangsters, life is a bitch, crime, criminal heroes, city life, teenage life, down on your luck, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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: suspenseful, tense, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, twins, murder, crime, family relations, gang, ballet, couples, siblings relations, parents and children, gays and lesbians, couple relations ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 1950s, 1940s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: prison, mental institution, drug dealing, starting over, rise and fall, materialism, friends, drugs/alcohol, downfall, prison life, partners, going straight ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: brazil, venice, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 5.4
 635
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: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, criminal's revenge, gangsters, crimes, hopes, urban, drug dealing, criminal heroes, rivalry, gang, friends, going straight ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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: emotional, serious, touching, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: identity crisis, forbidden love, misfit, social differences, physical appearance, society, family problems, couples, eccentric family, family relations, fall in love, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 50s
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.1
 111K
Bronson (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Cayman Islands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young man who was sentenced to 7 years in prison for robbing a post office ends up spending 30 years in solitary confinement. During this time, his own personality is supplanted by his alter ego, Charles Bronson.
Style: surreal, realistic, rough, serious, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison life, social misfits, society, robbery, crime, loneliness, crimes, criminal heroes, confined, violence spree, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, year 1974
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.3
 6K
I.D. (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Four policemen go undercover and infiltrate a gang of football hooligans hoping to route out their leaders. For one of the four, the line between 'job' and 'yob' becomes more unclear as time passes . . .
Style: gloomy, realistic, rough, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, soccer, police, violence, bar fight, crime, working undercover, crimes, police investigation, obsession, human nature, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 529
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: emotional, serious, captivating, exciting, sincere ...
Plot: youth, politics, love affair, fall in love, blind ambition, hopes, state affairs, love and romance, couple relations, idealism, danger, society ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: captivating, sincere, serious, rough, bleak ...
Plot: radio, assassination, rebelliousness, fighting the system, gangsters, crimes, idealism, dishonesty, society, rebellion, communism, family relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: sicily, italy, europe, sicily italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.7
 111K
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, realistic, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: skinhead, racism, gang, vandalism, childhood, juvenile delinquency, youth, coming of age, crimes, violence, ex convict, marijuana ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, woodstock, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Green Street Hooligans 2 (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When the top players of the Green Street Elite are imprisoned following a deadly battle with their archenemies Millwall every day becomes a fight for survival. On the inside, rival firms and prison guards will stop at nothing to make their lives a ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, gang, sport, lifestyle, uninhibited rivalry, confined, buddies, violence, society, rivalry, mob violence, moral dilemma ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
For Queen & Country (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A retired British soldier struggles to adjust to everyday life, with increasing difficulty.
Style: disturbing, gloomy, rough, serious, bleak ...
Plot: soldier, racism, urban, injustice, unemployment, battles, urban ghetto, human spirit, city life, life is a bitch, hopes, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, ireland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.8
 12K
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, gangsters, criminal heroes, organized crime, godfather, violence, crime, parents and children, family relations, danger, ambition, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 2002, year 1984
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: realistic, gloomy, bleak, rough, serious
Plot: friendship, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, social misfits, teenage life, parents and children, crime and punishment, uninhibited rivalry, deportation, rivalry, aging ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 80s
Place: russia, siberia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.8
 2K
McVicar (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: John McVicar was a London Bad Boy. he graduated to armed bank robbery and was Britain's "Public Enemy No. 1". He was captured and put into a high security prison. Will even the highest security prison be able to hold him? This is the ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic
Plot: prison, criminal, prison life, ambition, heist, rise and fall, human spirit, confined, criminal heroes, fugitives, crime, crimes ...
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Rise of the Footsoldier (2007)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Rise of the Footsoldier follows the inexorable rise of Carlton Leach from one of the most feared generals of the football terraces to becoming a member of a notorious gang of criminals who rampaged their way through London and Essex in the late ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, realistic, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soccer, axe, gang war, drug abuse, rivalry, addiction, gang, success, betrayal, ambition, loser, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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: rough, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, ambition, rise and fall, gang, dishonesty, deadly, gangsters, unfulfillment, crimes, criminal heroes, crime, drugs/alcohol
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: thought provoking, captivating, disturbing, bleak, serious ...
Plot: racism, church, legal, hopes, crime, dedicated lawyer, interracial relations, parents and children, crimes, life is a bitch, investigation, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Women's Prison (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman about to get married discovers all too late that her spouse has mafia connections, when violence breaks out during her wedding. Caught up in the crossfire Lynn gets arrested and thrown into a women's prison.
Style: serious, bleak, rough, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: prison, crimes, kids in trouble, frame up, one man army, prison life, fighting the system, dishonesty, law enforcement, wrongfully committed, confined, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
This Is England '86 (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
Story: This Is England '86 is a 2010 British drama miniseries written by Shane Meadows and Jack Thorne, a spin-off from the 2006 film This Is England. Shaun has just finished his final exams and he realizes he is no longer a kid. It's mid ...
Style: gloomy, disturbing, sexual, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: subculture, rape, life is a bitch, skinhead, youth, friends, rebelliousness, friendship, social misfits, teenage life, sexual relations, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.6
 2K
Screwed (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is a semi-biographical story based on the experiences of former prison guard Ronnie Thompson who spent seven years working in some of the UK's most dangerous prisons. Based on Thompson's book of the same name, the project stars ...
Style: bleak, rough, emotional, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison life, crimes, life is a bitch, interracial relations, crime, confined, violence spree, misfit, prison, deadly, corrupt officer, downfall ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 11K
Adulthood (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After serving six years for killing his schoolmate, a young man learns that someone is out for revenge.
Style: gloomy, realistic, serious, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: urban ghetto life, gang, society, crime, crimes, criminal's revenge, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto, vengeance, starting over, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.2
 6K
Gotti (1996)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: John Gotti, the head of a small New York mafia crew breaks a few of the old family rules. He rises to become the head of the Gambino family and the most well-known mafia boss in America. Life is good, but suspicion creeps in, and greed, ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious
Plot: crime boss, blind ambition, gangsters, crimes, unfulfillment, city life, testimony, journalism, dishonesty, deadly, law enforcement, betrayal ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.1
 591
My Kingdom (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A powerful dynasty, headed by a charismatic, manipulative father, falls when he decides to hand over his criminal empire to his three corrupt and power-hungry daughters. Kath runs a brothel down by the docks, Tracy owns a soccer team and Jo, a ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: dishonesty, family relations, drug dealing, rivalry, vengeance, urban, aging, murder, prostitute, betrayal, deadly, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: sincere, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: tap dancing, racism, bible quote, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, couple relations, obsessive quest, dancer's life, human spirit, performer's life, society, misfit ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%