Movies like The Football Factory

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The Football Factory (2004)
 6.8
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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 they're not good enough and using their fists as a drug they describe as being more potent than sex and drugs put together.
Style: realistic, disturbing, rough, serious, stylized, contemplative, brutal, cult film, ironic, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soccer, lifestyle, violence spree, buddies, machismo, rivalry, dark humor, obsession, direction and purpose, bar fight, uninhibited rivalry, violence, working class, brawl, cocaine, hoodlum, dysfunctional family, organized crime, taxi driver, friends, society, urban, strong violent content, introspection, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, australia

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Most similar movies to The Football Factory

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, crime, violence, rivalry, gang, profanity and gangsters mostly in Drama, Crime and Sport genres. Some movies like The Football Factory: Green Street Hooligans (2005), I.D. (1995), Kicking Off (2013), Mean Machine (2001), Awaydays (2009). 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, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, soccer, friendship, bar fight, buddies, rivalry, obsession, self discovery, friends, lifestyle, fist fighting, student ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 7K
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: rough, gloomy, bleak, psychological, contemplative ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, soccer, police, hoodlum, law enforcement, police investigation, gang, crimes, crime, bar fight, profanity, strong violent content ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 2K
Kicking Off (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This movie is about soccer hooligans, the most aggressive and violent soccer aficionados. They are an exclusive group, the elite of all soccer fans. Whoever they may be in their everyday lives—college students, bankers, musicians, or car ...
Style: thought provoking, suspense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: psychopath, street fight, soccer fan, bully, hoodlum, friends, love and romance, death of friend, doubts and hesitations, court, police, leadership ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 38K
Mean Machine (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Disgraced ex-England captain (Danny 'Mean Machine' Meehan) is thrown in jail for assaulting two police officers. He keeps his head down and has the opportunity to forget everything and change the lives of the prisoners. These prisoners ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soccer, prison, underdog, prison life, prison gang, against the odds, misfit, contests and competitions, hopes, fixed match, ex athlete, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: gang, juvenile delinquency, coming of age, crimes, destructive relationship, teenage life, violence spree, unemployment, down on your luck, troublemaker, life is a bitch, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 6K
The Firm (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the 1980s, Dom is a teenager who finds himself drawn into the charismatic world of football 'casuals,influenced by the firm's top boy, Bex. Accepted by the gang for his fast mouth and sense of humor, Dom soon becomes one the boys. ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious
Plot: gang, bullying, society, rivalry, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, working class, police, hooliganism, murder, vandalism, football ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 12K
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: rough, serious, realistic, gloomy, bleak
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: urban ghetto life, gang, society, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, criminal's revenge, crimes, youth, starting over, urban ghetto, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, lifestyle, sport, gang, uninhibited rivalry, buddies, confined, rivalry, society, mob violence, woman in danger, moral dilemma ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 14K
The Business (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During the '80s, a young man named Frankie dreams of escaping London's South East region, and his mother's thug of a boyfriend gives him just the opportunity. After beating up the abusive beau, Frankie runs off to Spain, where he ...
Style: serious, captivating, rough, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealer, rise and fall, drug abuse, murder, femme fatale, on the run, drug dealing, ambition, drug cartel, friendship, power relations, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: colombia, spain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
 6K
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, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: racism, adoption, interracial relations, self discovery, rise to the top, going straight, lifestyle, parents and children, direction and purpose, machismo, rebellion, society ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ 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, rough, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, soldier, betrayal, security guard, crimes, police, society, vigilantism, vengeance, rivalry, gangsters, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, united kingdom, britain, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, uninhibited rivalry, vengeance, society, gang, ambition, drugs/alcohol, friends, violence spree, hooliganism, underground fighting, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Crossing the Line (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An unemployed Scottish miner (Liam Neeson) is forced into bare-knuckle boxing to make ends meet.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, bleak, sincere ...
Plot: contests and competitions, life is a bitch, lifestyle, rivalry, athlete's life, unemployment, down on your luck, working class, gambling, gangsters, organized crime, illegal fistfight ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: scotland, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.9
 328
Terry (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In the summer of 2009, Charlie Ruez made a documentary. 6 months later the footage was seized for evidence by the Metropolitan Police Department. In 2010, the footage was released.
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: crimes, law enforcement, gangsters, deadly, gang, drug dealing, drug abuse, murder, violence spree, swashbuckler, sexual content, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
London Boulevard (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A parolee battles a gangster for the affections of a reclusive movie star.
Style: suspenseful, rough, melancholic, brutal, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, paparazzi, fall in love, vengeance, going straight, crime boss, dishonor among criminals, criminal heroes, starting over, violence, criminal's revenge, ex convict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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: rough, disturbing, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison life, violence spree, prison, fish out of water, downfall, life is a bitch, corrupt officer, haunted by the past, confined, law enforcement, misfit, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, united kingdom, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.0
 2K
Top Dog (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hooligan boss Billy Evans has it all - a successful business, a beautiful family and respect on the terraces. But when he clashes with gangster Mickey over a backstreet proetection racket, Billy soon finds himself out of his depth as they look to ...
Style: rough, tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, rivalry, downfall, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, unfulfillment, gang, blind ambition, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.2
 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, rough, serious, tense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, dishonesty, criminal heroes, drugs/alcohol, crimes, rivalry, deadly, unfulfillment, rise and fall, ambition, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 19K
The Sweeney (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Based on the '70s UK TV show, The Sweeney is an action-packed British police thriller from the director of Football Factory. Jack Regan (Ray Winstone), a hardened cop who doesn’t play by the rules, is confronted with a criminal from his past. ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police brutality, partners against crime, partners, crimes, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, police corruption, machismo, jail, husband wife relationship, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.5
 213
Southside (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two friends are torn apart by passion and ambition in the violent world of amateur boxing.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, captivating, talky
Plot: friendship, hypocrisy, gay athlete, athlete's life, ambition, lifestyle, working class, teenage life, coming out, contests and competitions, betrayal, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, beverly hills, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.2
 26K
Dom Hemingway (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After spending 12 years in prison for keeping his mouth shut, notorious safe-cracker Dom Hemingway is back on the streets of London looking to collect what he's owed.
Style: stylized, talky, humorous, witty, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: safecracker, dark humor, crimes, redemption, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, temperamental, hopes, prison, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex scene, ex convict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, france, europe, french riviera, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.7
 9K
Big Fan (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paul Aufiero, a 35-year-old parking-garage attendant from Staten Island, is the self-described "world's biggest New York Giants fan". One night, Paul and his best friend Sal spot Giants star linebacker Quantrell Bishop at a gas ...
Style: talky, tragicomedy, disturbing, bleak, witty ...
Plot: beating, loser, obsessed fan, obsession, sport, football, nothing goes right, life is a bitch, dysfunctional character, hospital, dark humor, diner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Children of USSR (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Israel
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of young immigrants from Soviet Union live in a provincial Israeli town. In their new homeland the only person who follows them closely is the local policeman, family ties are wearing out day by day, and they do everything to mess their ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, captivating
Plot: juvenile delinquency, teenage life, rivalry, kids in trouble, crimes, sport team, contests and competitions, immigrants, buddies, youth, society, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, ussr, russia, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 8K
Bullet (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A tough, Jewish ex-con just released from prison crosses a powerful drug dealer and former prison rival in his return to a life of crime.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, stylized, tragic ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, urban ghetto, violence, hip hop, life philosophy, character study, life, crime, crimes, criminal's revenge, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 3.8
 220
Madso's War (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A power vacuum develops when the top mob boss flees a federal indictment.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, rivalry, crimes, criminal heroes, uninhibited rivalry, swashbuckler, murder, betrayal, gunfight, violence, mafia, bandit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
44 Inch Chest (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Provocative, outrageously profane and surprisingly tender amidst an explosion of unbridled testosterone, 44 INCH CHEST explores the masculine ego at breaking point, testing whether fear is stronger than love. Colin (Ray Winstone) is in agony, ...
Style: tense, surreal, serious, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: infidelity, vengeance, crimes, confined, rivalry, abduction, jealous husband, couples, friendship, family relations, danger, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.9
 60K
Gridiron Gang (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Teenagers at a juvenile detention center, under the leadership of their counselor, gain self-esteem by playing football together.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, rough, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids, girls' night
Plot: juvenile delinquency, athlete and trainer, american football, underdog, athlete's life, redemption, ambition, youth, teenage life, human spirit, football, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, united states, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, realistic, rough, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, criminal heroes, teenage life, human nature, social misfits, society, crime and punishment, crimes, social relations, isolation ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: russia, siberia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.1
 12K
Paid in Full (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ace is an impressionable young man working for a dry cleaning business. His friend, drug dealer Mitch goes to prison. In an unrelated incident, he finds some cocaine in a pants pocket. Soon, Ace finds himself dealing cocaine for Lulu. Via lucky ...
Style: rough, tense, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: urban ghetto, rise and fall, gang, organized crime, street life, cocaine, profanity, drug dealing, criminal heroes, social decay, graphic violence, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986
Place: harlem, new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.9
 3K
The Crew (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Hoping to raise enough capital to finance a legitimate business and leave behind his life of crime, Liverpool underworld boss Ged Brennan sends his brother Ratter and a crew to pull a daring final heist. But when Ratter kills a drug kingpin during ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, survival, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, dishonesty, deadly, gangsters, gang, heist, brother brother relationship, one last job, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%