Movies like Octane

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Octane (2007)
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Octane (2007)
Original name: Dolphins
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: High-octane romance set in the recognizable - and sometimes gritty - world of Brighton's homegrown youth, as Boy Racer gangs uneasily coexist with the Indie scene.
Style: realistic, suspense, captivating, disturbing, exciting, rough, semi serious
Plot: gang, teenage love, dangerous attraction, contests and competitions, crimes, rivalry, race, racing, coming of age, car race, adventure, danger, lifestyle, youth, friends, life is a bitch, alcohol abuse, ambition, love affair, chases and races, drug abuse, party, college, violence, punk ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, exciting, serious and captivating films with plots about rivalry, crimes, gang, danger, contests and competitions, life is a bitch and youth mostly in Action, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Octane: Cherrybomb (2009), Roadracers (1994), Biker Boyz (2003), Greencard Warriors (2013), Stryker (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Cherrybomb (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Cherry Bomb follows teenagers Luke, Malachy, and Michelle as they embark on a wild weekend of drink, drugs, shop-lifting and stealing cars. But what starts out as a game turns deadly serious when the three discover that they can't get off the ...
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: love triangle, dangerous attraction, coming of age, buddies, teenage life, drugs/alcohol, youth, danger, dishonesty, rivalry, wild ride, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe, northern ireland
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95%
 6.6
 3K
Roadracers (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Cynical look at a '50s rebellious Rocker who has to confront his future, thugs with knives, and the crooked town sheriff.
Style: realistic, suspense, psychological, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: rivalry, gang, danger, on the road, friends, chase, youth, music band, crimes, juvenile delinquency, car race, rock music ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 4.7
 13K
Biker Boyz (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A mythic motorcycle tale of father and son", this is the story of Manuel Galloway, also known as "the King of Cali", the president of a motorcycle club whose members are all African-American men, mostly white-collar workers who ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: motorcycle race, motorcycle, gang, rebelliousness, chases and races, rise to the top, contests and competitions, rebellion, family relations, parent child relationship, biker, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Greencard Warriors (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The tragic struggle of an undocumented Latino family in Los Angeles after they have sent their eldest son to war.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, exciting ...
Plot: gang, coming of age, society, teenage life, urban ghetto life, parents and children, family relations, life is a bitch, immigrants, crimes, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Stryker (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The film follows a 14-year-old arsonist in Winnipeg who becomes involved in a turf war between the Indian Posse and the Asian Bomb Squad (a now defunct Filipino gang). He is known only as Stryker, a slang term for a prospective gang member.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, tense, bleak
Plot: gang, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, youth, danger, rivalry, crimes, coming of age, society, urban ghetto life, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.4
 8K
Initial D (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After winning his first competition, Takumi focuses his attention on drift racing, a sport he has unknowingly perfected while delivering tofu in his father's Toyota AE86.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, adventure, leadership, chases and races, contests and competitions, rivalry, car race, underdog, alcoholic, chinese, crimes, mountain ...
Time: 21st century, future, 2000s
Place: japan, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.0
 189
Street Crimes (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After some cops urge young street kids to turn from drugs and crime to the neighborhood boxing rings, the local street lord begins to loose control of his illicit empire and begins a war on the good-intenioned police and the civilians.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating
Plot: gang, drug dealing, coming of age, rivalry, youth, law enforcement, good versus evil, crimes, contests and competitions, kids in trouble, martial arts, bare chested male fighting ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.6
 744
Poongsan (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Poongsan has the unenviable - and death-defying - job of delivering messages across the North and South Korean border to separated families. When South Korean government agents ask him to smuggle in In-ok, the lover of a high-ranking North Korean ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: espionage, fall in love, romance, rescue, danger, rivalry, on the run, undercover, life is a bitch, crimes, woman in danger, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Baseline (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Baseline is the centre of the East London grime club scene and the queue regularly stretches around the block. Danny works on the door - breaking up fights and managing drunk kids. However, when he rescues Terry, the club owner and local gang ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, tense ...
Plot: gang, crimes, gangsters, breakup, moral dilemma, rivalry, danger, love and romance, murder, master criminal, crime, hitman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The City Is Mine (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man coming home after serving time in the penitentiary finds his city in control by local thugs, stops at nothing to gain sole control of a city he feels is rightfully his.
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, gang, criminal's revenge, rivalry, drug dealing, crimes, gangsters, urban ghetto, ego clash, buddies, love, prison ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.7
 4K
Thrashin' (1986)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Corey and his band of skater buddies sometimes make mischief, but they're more interested in girls and having fun on their boards than in getting into any real trouble. Notorious enemy crew the Daggers, led by Tommy Hook, get their kicks ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, skateboarding, gang, skateboard, young lovers, contests and competitions, society, sport, ambition, adventure, youth, social differences ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.0
 1K
Sucker Punch (2008)
Genre: Action
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ray 'Harley' Davidson is a hustler. With flash clothes and a fast mouth, Harley lives life in the fast lane. With his passion for all things gambling, money runs like water through Harley's hands and as quickly as he makes a killing ...
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, rough, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: heroes, rivalry, contests and competitions, crimes, ambition, gambling, gangsters, lone wolves, nothing goes right, partners, profanity, chance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.4
 703
Scorpion (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Featuring a mix of Thai Boxing and Ultimate Fighting, SCORPION has been dubbed The French Fight Club. It stars Jerome Le Banner, who is also known as Hyper Battle Cyborg and The Bulldog of Paris, a true kickboxer, famous for his aggressive style - ...
Style: exciting, captivating, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, redemption, crimes, prison, kickboxing, underground fighting, imprisonment, contests and competitions, danger, performer's life, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Merantau Warrior (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In Minangkabau, West Sumatera, Yuda a skilled practitioner of Silat Harimau is in the final preparations to begin his "Merantau" a century's old rites-of-passage to be carried out by the community's young men that will see him ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, protector, violence, journey, human trafficking, heroes, on the run, life is a bitch, rivalry, rescue, danger, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.9
 3K
Monga (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Set in the 1980s, “Monga” centers on five boys (Mosquito, Monk, Dragon, White Monkey and A-Lan) who join the "Gang of Princes" who are tired of being pushed around. As the "Gang of Princes" rise in stature, they come into ...
Style: realistic, tense, exciting, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gang, friendship, juvenile delinquency, friends, urban ghetto life, society, crimes, teenage life, power relations, youth, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.1
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Star Runner (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Preparing for the hand-to-hand battle of his life and the title of Champion Star Runner, a headstrong fighter creates a deadly hybrid mix of Thai kickboxing and Chinese kung fu. Get ready for the ultimate Pan-Asian mixed martial arts competition, ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, athlete's life, rivalry, ambition, love affair, love and romance, adventure, hopes, romance, heroes, contests and competitions, tragic love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.5
 9K
The Program (1993)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Several players from different backgrounds try to cope with the pressures of playing football at a major university. Each deals with the pressure differently, some turn to drinking, others to drugs, and some to studying.
Style: captivating, realistic, semi serious, talky, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: american football, college life, sport, sport team, underdog, human spirit, love triangle, lifestyle, hopes, high school life, teenage life, love affair ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, united states, new jersey, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.7
 1K
The Goob (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: We’re in the middle of a heat-wave in Fenland England. Goob Taylor has spent each of his sixteen summers helping Mum run the transport cafe and harvest the surrounding beet fields. When Mum shacks up with swarthy stock-car supremo and ladies’ ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, captivating, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, family relations, teenage love, youth, parents and children, small town, teenage boy, 16 year old, friendship, summer, single parent, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Raging Phoenix (2009)
Genre: Action, Romance
Country: Thailand
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A violent gang is abducting and killing women around Thailand. Sanim and his friends, having had loved ones abducted, have joined together to break the gang of kidnappers. In a botched kidnap attempt, Deu is saved by Sanim's crew. After ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gang, rivalry, vengeance, righting the wronged, crimes, danger, confined, abduction, society, graphic violence, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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El Gringo (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man crossing into Mexico with a satchel of $2,000,000 – and a bloody past – suddenly finds himself under attack in the sleepy town of El Fronteras.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: small town, criminal, outlaw, violence, gang, track down, crimes, crime, deadly, danger, rivalry, lone wolves ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
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51%
Green Street 3: Never Back Down (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An old firm leader returns to Green Street for Revanche after receiving a call that his little brother was killed, but is he able to cope with a new type of hooliganism and can he find his killer?
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, martial arts, society, gang, ambition, drugs/alcohol, friends, violence spree, hooliganism, underground fighting, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Auto Recovery (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A heart warming story about three young men who specialize in recovering high end, expensive and well protected autos that are hard to retrieve due to lack of payments.
Style: captivating, suspense, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: crimes, buddies, heist, partners, car chase, dishonesty, car, rivalry, auto repair, danger, friendship, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
 2K
Semper Fi (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Cal is a dedicated cop who also serves as a sergeant in the Marine Corps Reserve. When his reckless half brother lands in jail for accidentally killing a man, Cal and his buddies hatch a plan to break him out of prison -- no matter what the cost.
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, danger, life is a bitch, murder, crimes, dishonesty, adaptation, brutality, violence, friendship, ambition, society ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Purifiers (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The story of martial arts clubs who have created their own city infrastructure after tiring of government initiatives. Responding to the greed and corruption creeping into the other clubs, headed by capitalist-wannabe Moses, The Purifiers battle to ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, martial arts, fighting crime, vengeance, leadership, crimes, rivalry, vigilantism, society, tough heroes, gangsters, danger ...
Time: future
Place: england, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
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Cristo Rey (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: Haiti, France, Dominican Republic
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set in the Dominican Republic, Leticia Tonos Paniagua’s uniquely Caribbean retelling of Romeo and Juliet chronicles the love between a kind-hearted teenager, ostracized for his mixed Haitian-Dominican descent, and the beautiful sister of a local ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: gang, family relations, fall in love, crimes, romance, society, love and romance, life is a bitch, siblings relations, love triangle, love, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: caribbean, haiti, dominican republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Muay Thai Fighter (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After learning the art of muay thai fighting from skilled masters, small town friends Piak (Akara Amarttayakul) and Phao (Thawatchai Phanpakdee) move their passion to Bangkok, where they become active in underground activities that put what ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial artist, gang, martial arts, friendship, crimes, one man army, master warrior, gangsters, muay thai, athlete's life, graphic violence, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 9K
Josh (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Shah Rukh Khan and Sharad Kapoor are the leaders of the two rival gangs. Aishwarya Rai is Shah Rukh Khan's twin sister. Shah Rukh is in love with Priya Gill. Chandrachur Singh is Sharad Kapoor's younger brother who studies in a catering ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, captivating, melancholic, exciting
Plot: gang, rivalry, street gang, siblings relations, love affair, twins, family relations, crimes, love and romance, fall in love, bollywood, gang war ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, asia, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.8
 476
Gale Force (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A new reality-style game show, "Treasure Hunt" has invited a cast of contestants, including a Los Angeles cop who's joined to try and make up for an earlier PR blunder, to a tropical island to hunt for a buried treasure worth ten ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, realistic
Plot: treasure hunt, island, escapades, rivalry, survival, contests and competitions, danger, adventure, dishonesty, criminal heroes, chaos and mayhem, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 7K
Damage (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ex-con battles it out in the cage to pay for the operation that would save the daughter of his victim. Along the way he finds fatherly love, and friendship, in the most unlikely of places.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: martial arts, fall in love, danger, contests and competitions, rivalry, ambition, underground tournament, cage fighting, heroes, violence, gambling, fistfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 2.8
 154
Game Over (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: treet fighter Victor Knox (Andre McCoy), just freed from prison, needs money to be re-united with his wife and child. When invited to join an underground fight tournament promising easy cash, he quickly signs up. Under constant surveillance by ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, adventure, tough heroes, moral dilemma, uninhibited rivalry, martial arts, crimes, starting over, chases and races, contests and competitions, ex convict, barefoot ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%