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Green Street Hooligans (2005)
 7.5
 131K
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, rough, suspenseful, disturbing, factual, intense, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, buddies, friendship, rivalry, lifestyle, self discovery, obsession, fist fighting, social decay, uninhibited rivalry, friends, student, soccer, social relations, society, loyalty, rage, violence spree, bar fight, sport, respect, antisocial behavior, hooliganism, violence, racial slur ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, harvard university, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and interesting films with plots about violence, crime, vengeance, crimes, brutality, mentor and dialogue mostly in Drama, Crime and Sport genres. Some movies like Green Street Hooligans: The Football Factory (2004), American History X (1998), Above the Rim (1994), Felon (2008), Big Fan (2009). 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: dark humor, serious, disturbing, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soccer, violence, taxi driver, lifestyle, drugs/alcohol, buddies, obsession, sport, alcohol abuse, cocaine, urban, society ...
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, buddies, violence, uninhibited rivalry, confined, lifestyle, rivalry, society, mob violence, moral dilemma ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
American History X (1998)
Genre: Crime, 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, realistic, tense, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, prison, nazism, juvenile delinquency, rape, violence spree, siblings relations, crime, confined, redemption, skinhead, xenophobia ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 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: serious, gloomy, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: sport, hip hop, gang, drugs/alcohol, athlete's life, ambition, crimes, rivalry, youth, power relations, friends, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Movie in collections
 7.5
 71K
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, rough, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison life, fist fighting, murder, crime, life turned upside down, prison riot, tear gas, court, tattoo, fight, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 8K
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, tragicomedy, dark humor, semi serious ...
Plot: loser, sport, hospital, obsessed fan, beating, gun, obsession, dysfunctional family, football, life is a bitch, misfit, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, drug abuse, heroin, downfall, friends, innocence lost, basketball, life is a bitch, teenage life, drugs/alcohol, rebellion, adolescence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Green Street 3: Never Back Down (2013)
Genre: Action, 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, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: uninhibited rivalry, drugs/alcohol, martial arts, vengeance, urban, rivalry, gang, contests and competitions, violence spree, ambition, society, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Movie in collections
 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: gloomy, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Plot: rock, gang, drugs/alcohol, suburbs, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, youth, violence spree, destructive relationship, friendship, working class, dull life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 93K
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, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: kidnapping, gang, crime, friendship, debt, party, swimming pool, crimes, marijuana, friends, buddies, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 2003, year 2005
Place: california, usa, albuquerque new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.9
 38K
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, redemption, violence, human spirit, underdog, athlete's life, athlete and trainer, sport, teenage life, competition, youth, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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: disturbing, serious, sincere, tense, realistic ...
Plot: vengeance, social misfits, juvenile delinquency, society, teenage life, life is a bitch, rivalry, social decay, misfit, friendship, high school life, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: estonia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 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, realistic, captivating, psychological
Plot: adoption, racism, crime, buddies, going straight, interracial relations, urban, criminal heroes, crimes, misfit, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.2
 26K
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: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sport, prison, prison life, hip hop, gambling, murder, contests and competitions, confined, rivalry, tough heroes, gangsters, ambition ...
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, boxing, contests and competitions, jail, prison life, prison, convict, sport, confined, rivalry, tough heroes, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, usa, new jersey, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.3
 208K
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: realistic, epic, atmospheric, serious, stylized ...
Plot: smuggling, siblings relations, crimes, prohibition, gang, gangsters, uninhibited rivalry, fist fighting, bootlegging, crime, mafia, rivalry ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1940, 1940s
Place: virginia, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, bleak, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: gang, mexican american, artist, racism, police shootout, drug abuse, friendship, crime, gang war, grudge, heroin, prejudice ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, colombia, guatemala ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.4
 4K
Friend (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The film follows the lives of four childhood friends: Joon-seok, the leader, whose father is a powerful mob boss; Dong-su, whose father is an undertaker; class clown Jung-ho; and Sang-taek, an exemplary student. The story is the director's ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: friendship, betrayal, crime, buddies, crimes, life is a bitch, friends, gang, gangsters, rise to the top, twentysomething life, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 90s
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 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: rough, serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drugs/alcohol, crime, gang, criminal heroes, urban, ambition, crimes, rivalry, blind ambition, downfall, unfulfillment
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.3
 394
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: serious, tense, realistic, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: friendship, youth, gangsters, buddies, crime, college, gang, urban ghetto, juvenile delinquency, drug dealing, urban, going straight ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa, new jersey, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.4
 5K
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: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, soccer, violence, police, gang, working undercover, crime, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, human nature, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.7
 108K
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, gloomy, tense ...
Plot: racism, gang, vandalism, juvenile delinquency, childhood, skinhead, youth, violence, coming of age, xenophobia, unemployment, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, woodstock, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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: bleak, serious, realistic, gloomy, sincere
Plot: sport, friendship, athlete's life, underdog, soccer, contests and competitions, urban ghetto, follow your dream, self discovery, alcohol abuse, working class, ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Movie in collections
 8.3
 606K
Taxi Driver (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process.
Style: bleak, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: lone wolves, obsession, social decay, crimes, character study, violence spree, alienation, deadly, taxi, loner, depression, nightlife ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, vietnam, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.5
 32K
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: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, soccer, sport, soccer coach, underdog, redemption, contests and competitions, prison life, ambition, hopes, rivalry, against the odds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, basketball movie
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenager, basketball, friendship, athlete's life, buddies, sport, crime, coming of age, crime gone awry, youth, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Gangs of New York (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 167 min.
Story: It's 1863. America was born in the streets. Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points of America to seek vengeance against the psychotic gangland kingpin, Bill the Butcher, who murdered his father years earlier. With an eager pickpocket by ...
Style: suspense, tense, brutal, harsh, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, betrayal, organized crime, vengeance, gangsters, gang war, criminal heroes, revenge, social decay, irish, corruption, mob boss ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1860s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.3
 14K
City of Men (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Best buddies Acerola and Laranjinha, about to turn 18, discover things about their missing fathers' pasts which will shatter their solid friendship, in the middle of a war between rival drug gangs from Rio's favelas.
Style: bleak, realistic, tense, serious, rough ...
Plot: gang, friendship, crime, robbery, best friends, coming of age, betrayal, parent child relationship, slum, brazilian, father figure, street gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
State Property (2002)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Frustrated with being broke, Beans decides that the only way to grasp the American Dream is to take it.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, buddies, gang, gangsters, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto, social misfits, urban, drug dealing, rise and fall, friendship, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary
Place: memphis, philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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: rough, suspenseful, melancholic, brutal, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence, fall in love, going straight, vengeance, criminal's revenge, gangsters, paparazzi, criminal heroes, starting over, revenge, dishonor among criminals, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%