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Green Street Hooligans (2005)
 7.5
 133K
Green Street Hooligans (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
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 British football hooliganism. Matt learns to stand his ground through a friendship that develops against the backdrop of this secret and often violent world. 'Green Street Hooligans' is a story of loyalty, trust and the sometimes brutal consequences of living close to the edge.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, suspenseful, rough, disturbing, factual, intense, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, buddies, friendship, rivalry, lifestyle, self discovery, fist fighting, obsession, soccer, uninhibited rivalry, social decay, friends, student, social relations, rage, loyalty, society, bar fight, violence spree, skinhead, respect, antisocial behavior, sport, racial slur, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, harvard university

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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 violence, friendship, rivalry, friends, society, brutality and crime mostly in Drama, Crime and Sport genres. Some movies like Green Street Hooligans: The Football Factory (2004), Above the Rim (1994), Kicking Off (2013), The Basketball Diaries (1995), Felon (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: stylized, dark humor, rough, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soccer, violence, taxi driver, lifestyle, direction and purpose, friends, drugs/alcohol, uninhibited rivalry, urban, society, introspection, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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, confined, uninhibited rivalry, buddies, violence, rivalry, society, mob violence, moral dilemma ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.6
 12K
Above the Rim (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Story of a promising high school basketball star and his relationships with two brothers, one a drug dealer and the other a former basketball star fallen on hard times and now employed as a security guard.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, touching ...
Plot: sport, gang, hip hop, athlete's life, crimes, contests and competitions, ambition, rivalry, youth, buddies, coming of age, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, rivalry, ambition, vengeance, martial arts, urban, society, friends, uninhibited rivalry, violence spree, contests and competitions, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 6.7
 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, captivating, thought provoking, suspenseful
Plot: soccer fan, psychopath, friends, hoodlum, conflict, doubts and hesitations, love and romance, street fight, court, leadership, death of friend, police ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
The Basketball Diaries (1995)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Film adaptation of street tough Jim Carroll's epistle about his kaleidoscopic free fall into the harrowing world of drug addiction.
Style: emotional, rough, realistic, disturbing, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: addiction, heroin, drug abuse, downfall, teenage life, life is a bitch, basketball, drugs/alcohol, friends, diary, innocence lost, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.5
 72K
Felon (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A family man convicted of killing an intruder must cope with life afterward in the violent penal system.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison life, fist fighting, murder, police brutality, crime, tear gas, prison riot, tattoo, fight, court, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, bleak, disturbing, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: loser, sport, hospital, gun, obsessed fan, beating, obsession, football, dysfunctional family, gas station, disorder, petty job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 95K
Alpha Dog (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Johnny Truelove likes to see himself as tough. He's the son of an underworld figure and a drug dealer. Johnny also likes to get tough when things don't go his way. When Jake Mazursky fails to pay up for Johnny, things get worse for the ...
Style: rough, serious, disturbing, bleak, harsh ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: kidnapping, gang, friendship, youth, society, crimes, criminal heroes, party, debt, marijuana, crime, death ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 2005, year 2003
Place: california, usa, albuquerque new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 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: bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: violence spree, life is a bitch, down on your luck, twentysomething life, drugs/alcohol, destructive relationship, dull life, youth, suburbs, teenage life, buddies, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 5K
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: serious, rough, psychological, captivating, realistic
Plot: adoption, racism, interracial relations, rise to the top, parents and children, couple relations, soccer, youth, criminal heroes, friends, social relations, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.0
 13K
The Class (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Estonia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An average guy of an Estonian high-school decides to defend his bullied classmate. This starts war between him and the informal leader of the class. As teenagers' honour is a touchy thing, everything ends in bloodshed.
Style: serious, sincere, tense, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: vengeance, social misfits, society, teenage life, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, rivalry, misfit, human nature, friendship, social decay, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, estonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.9
 42K
Gridiron Gang (2006)
Genre: 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, rough, sincere, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: juvenile delinquency, underdog, athlete's life, redemption, human spirit, teenage life, youth, athlete and trainer, sport, football, violence, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
American History X (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Derek Vineyard is paroled after serving 3 years in prison for killing two thugs who tried to break into/steal his truck. Through his brother, Danny Vineyard's narration, we learn that before going to prison, Derek was a skinhead and the leader ...
Style: rough, serious, tense, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, prison, nazism, juvenile delinquency, skinhead, rape, violence spree, siblings relations, confined, youth, crime, prejudice ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.2
 27K
Undisputed (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Germany, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Monroe Hutchens is the heavyweight champion of Sweetwater, a maximum security prison. He was convicted to a life sentence due to a passionate crime. Iceman Chambers is the heavyweight champion, who lost his title due to a rape conviction to ten ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sport, prison, prison life, gambling, murder, gangsters, hip hop, crimes, crime, sexual abuse, warden, life sentence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Undisputed 2: Last Man Standing (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Sequel to the 2002 film. This time, Heavyweight Champ George "Iceman" Chambers (White) is sent to a Russian jail on trumped-up drug charges. In order to win his freedom he must fight against the jailhouse fighting champ Uri Boyka (Adkins) ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: boxing, martial arts, convict, jail, prison life, contests and competitions, prison, russian, fist fighting, confined, rivalry, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, usa, new jersey, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.3
 212K
Lawless (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Set in the Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, a bootlegging gang is threatened by authorities who want a cut of their profits.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, rough, bleak, serious ...
Plot: smuggling, crimes, gangsters, prohibition, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, rebellion, sheriff, crime, gang, siblings relations, violence ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1940, 1940s
Place: virginia, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.7
 109K
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: racism, gang, vandalism, skinhead, childhood, juvenile delinquency, youth, coming of age, violence, racial slur, ex convict, bully ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, northern england, woodstock
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Blood In, Blood Out (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Based on the true life experiences of poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, the film focuses on half-brothers Paco and Cruz, and their bi-racial cousin Miklo. It opens in 1972, as the three are members of an East L.A. gang known as the "Vatos Locos", ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: gang, drug abuse, friendship, heroin, gang war, grudge, prejudice, racism, artist, lowrider, mexican american, police shootout ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, guatemala, colombia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.1
 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, ambition, downfall, criminal heroes, drugs/alcohol, blind ambition, crime, unfulfillment, crimes, rivalry, urban
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.4
 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: rough, gloomy, psychological, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soccer, undercover, police, violence, working undercover, crime, bar fight, human nature, law enforcement, obsession, crimes, gang ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.5
 33K
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, sport, underdog, hopes, contests and competitions, redemption, warden, ambition, rivalry, soccer match ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
When Saturday Comes (1996)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jimmy Muir comes from a typical gritty, northern town where there are only two options: working down the pit or in a factory. But Jimmy has other ideas - he dreams of becoming a professional footballer. Confronted by a bitter and unsupportive ...
Style: gloomy, realistic, sincere, serious, bleak
Plot: sport, friendship, friends, down on your luck, hopes, contests and competitions, follow your dream, self discovery, family relations, life is a bitch, athlete's life, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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 6.4
 399
Federal Hill (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In Providence's Italian neighborhood, Federal Hill, five young are immersed in drugs, crime and violence. Everything changes when one of the guys in the band know love.
Style: realistic, tense, serious, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: friendship, youth, gangsters, college, urban ghetto, kids in trouble, friends, urban ghetto life, unfulfilled love, gays and lesbians, crimes, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa, new jersey, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.9
 8K
Mobsters (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story of a group of friends in turn of the century New York, from their early days as street hoods to their rise in the world of organized crime...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, betrayal, murder, gangsters, crime, vengeance, criminal heroes, dishonesty, tough heroes, blind ambition, organized crime, attempted murder ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, las vegas, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: life is a bitch, contests and competitions, athlete's life, down on your luck, lifestyle, unemployment, working class, rivalry, gambling, illegal fistfight, mixed martial arts, organized crime ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: scotland, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Home of the Giants (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A story about basketball and befriending. Gar is a High School journalist who, while covering the team to the state championship, is best friends with the teams' main "Star" Matt Dunbar. Matt's older brother persuades him to ...
Style: captivating, serious, suspenseful, realistic, basketball movie
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, teenager, basketball, sport team, teenage love, teenage life, fall in love, buddies, youth, crime gone awry, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.3
 3K
Fast Girls (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A street smart runner develops an intense rivalry with an equally ambitious wealthy young athlete.
Style: uplifting, exciting, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: sport, society, contests and competitions, athlete's life, ambition, lifestyle, social differences, ego clash, sport team, follow your dream, friends, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 6.8
 17K
Kidulthood (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A day in the life of a group of troubled 15-year-olds growing up in west London.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: school, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto life, social decay, teenage life, friendship, theft, coming of age, teenage love, pregnancy, gang, gun ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 2.6
 6K
The Hillz (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A promising college athlete takes a turn for the worse when he hooks up with old highschool friends during his summer break.
Style: serious, dark humor, realistic, surreal
Plot: prostitute, drug dealing, friends, life is a bitch, crimes, juvenile delinquency, lifestyle, society, gang, suburban life, crime, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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