Movies like The Football Factory

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The Football Factory (2004)
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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, dark humor, rough, serious, stylized, contemplative, brutal, cult film, ironic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soccer, violence, lifestyle, violence spree, buddies, machismo, rivalry, obsession, direction and purpose, bar fight, uninhibited rivalry, working class, taxi driver, brawl, pub, cocaine, hoodlum, dysfunctional family, organized crime, 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, rough, serious and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, violence, crime, rivalry, profanity, gang 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, buddies, friends, self discovery, rivalry, obsession, bar fight, lifestyle, fist fighting, student ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
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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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soccer, undercover, hoodlum, violence, police, human nature, profanity, strong violent content, crimes, law enforcement, working undercover, obsession ...
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: suspense, thought provoking, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: psychopath, street fight, soccer fan, bully, friends, hoodlum, leadership, love and romance, death of friend, police, doubts and hesitations, court ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 36K
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: realistic, semi serious, exciting, inspirational, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soccer, prison, prison life, underdog, contests and competitions, hopes, redemption, warden, ambition, rivalry, sport, soccer match ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, realistic, tense ...
Plot: teenage life, destructive relationship, coming of age, crimes, gang, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, buddies, troublemaker, violence spree, unemployment, down on your luck ...
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: serious, realistic, rough
Plot: bullying, gang, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, society, rivalry, working class, police, hooliganism, football, vandalism, violence ...
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, realistic, serious, gloomy, bleak
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: urban ghetto life, gang, society, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, crimes, life is a bitch, criminal's revenge, youth, starting over, urban ghetto, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ 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, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, lifestyle, sport, gang, uninhibited rivalry, buddies, confined, violence, rivalry, society, mob violence, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 13K
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rise and fall, drug dealer, murder, drug abuse, drug dealing, femme fatale, ambition, gang, on the run, danger, crimes, power relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: colombia, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, betrayal, soldier, security guard, crimes, police, society, vigilantism, vengeance, dishonesty, gangsters, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: big ben london, london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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, realistic, serious, rough, captivating
Plot: adoption, racism, interracial relations, self discovery, rise to the top, lifestyle, going straight, parents and children, society, rebellion, youth, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ 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: 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 ⇓
27%
Crossing the Line (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An unemployed Scottish miner (Liam Neeson) is forced into bare-knuckle boxing to make ends meet.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: contests and competitions, life is a bitch, lifestyle, rivalry, athlete's life, down on your luck, working class, unemployment, gambling, gangsters, organized crime, illegal fistfight ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: scotland, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.9
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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: serious, tense, rough, disturbing, realistic
Plot: murder, drug abuse, deadly, crimes, gangsters, law enforcement, drug dealing, gang, violence spree, crime, drugs/alcohol, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: paparazzi, violence, fall in love, gangsters, vengeance, going straight, criminal heroes, dishonor among criminals, starting over, criminal's revenge, ex convict, crime boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 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, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence spree, prison life, prison, fish out of water, life is a bitch, downfall, haunted by the past, corrupt officer, law enforcement, deadly, crime, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.0
 1K
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, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, rivalry, crime, ambition, downfall, gang, criminal heroes, unfulfillment, blind ambition, profanity, sexual content, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, police brutality, partners against crime, partners, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, crimes, police corruption, murder, machismo, arrest, jail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 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: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, dishonesty, criminal heroes, drugs/alcohol, deadly, rivalry, crimes, ambition, unfulfillment, rise and fall, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.6
 198
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, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, beverly hills, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 3.9
 197
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, uninhibited rivalry, criminal heroes, crimes, betrayal, murder, swashbuckler, gunfight, violence, crime, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ 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: dark humor, stylized, talky, humorous, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: safecracker, crimes, redemption, temperamental, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, hopes, prison, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex scene, ex convict, father daughter estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, france, europe, french riviera, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 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, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 6.7
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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, dark humor ...
Plot: loser, obsessed fan, obsession, sport, football, beating, life is a bitch, nothing goes right, dysfunctional character, hospital, gun, 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: rivalry, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, immigrants, kids in trouble, contests and competitions, sport team, crimes, society, youth, buddies, sport ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, ukraine, russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.9
 57K
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, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, united states, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Chavez Cage of Glory (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Barely being able to make ends meet and doing everything he can possibly do to cover his ill son's growing medical bills, Hector Chavez turns to his fighting roots in the underbelly of LA. His amateur Mixed Martial Arts videos go viral grabbing ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: martial arts, ambition, rivalry, doctors and patients, hospital, fight, violence, power relations, mixed martial arts, live audience
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ 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, rivalry, confined, crimes, abduction, jealous husband, couples, friendship, family relations, danger, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ 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, crime gone awry, gangsters, gang, deadly, dishonesty, criminal heroes, heist, brother brother relationship, one last job, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 8.9
 1.8M
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.
Style: dark humor, exciting, interesting, witty, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, gunfight, hitman, drugs, twists & turns, cocaine, crime, drugs/alcohol, stylish, boxing, criminal heroes, heroin ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%