Movies like My Crazy Life

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My Crazy Life (1993)
 6.5
 2K
My Crazy Life (1993)
Original name: Mi Vida Loca
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Mousie and Sad Girl are childhood best friends in a contemporary Los Angeles poor Hispanic neighborhood. But when Sad Girl becomes pregnant by Mousie's boyfriend, a drug dealer named Ernesto, the two become bitter enemies. While their dispute escalates towards violence, the violence of the world around them soon also impacts their lives.
Style: realistic, serious, talky, bleak, sincere, gloomy, harsh, stylized, melancholic, reflective ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gang, juvenile delinquency, poverty, friendship, drug dealing, urban ghetto, teenage life, youth, urban ghetto life, gang member, revenge, girl gang, teenager, unlikely friendships, sexualized violence, coming-of-age, crimes, best friends, pregnancy, friends, crime, life is a bitch, society, urban, city life ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey, tokyo

Most similar movies to My Crazy Life

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and bleak films with plots about crimes, society, life is a bitch, gang, crime, juvenile delinquency and youth mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like My Crazy Life: Federal Hill (1994), New Jersey Drive (1995), Squeeze (1997), Gang Tapes (2001), South Central (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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: serious, tense, realistic, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: youth, friendship, gangsters, college, siblings relations, criminal heroes, gays and lesbians, crimes, urban ghetto life, crime, fall in love, city life ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
New Jersey Drive (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: New Jersey Drive is a 1995 film about black youths in Newark, New Jersey, the unofficial "car theft capital of the world". Their favorite pastime is that of everybody in their neighborhood: stealing cars and joyriding. The trouble starts ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: juvenile delinquency, gang, brutality, murder, police, crimes, police investigation, teenage life, vengeance, on the run, youth, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.1
 277
Squeeze (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ty, Hector, and Bao are close friends in a tough section of Boston, where they're called "the PG-13 crew." They're 14, decent kids with few skills who've bailed out of school. A small gang of older tough guys, led by Marcus ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: gas station, gang, crimes, urban ghetto life, social misfits, crime, society, innocence lost, against the odds, urban, youth, dealing with death ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.1
 986
Gang Tapes (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a brutal carjacking yields a videocamera, a teenage boy decides to document his life and the lives of his fellow gangbangers.
Style: rough, serious, realistic
Plot: tough heroes, coming of age, destiny, gang, juvenile delinquency, campaign, ghetto, law enforcement, teenage life, social decay, going straight, urban ghetto ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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South Central (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man is put to prison for 10 years. Coming out of prison he wants to live a normal life and stop with crime but his son has yet followed the criminal path of his father.
Style: captivating, tense, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: gang, drug dealing, prison, murder, juvenile delinquency, crime, life is a bitch, crimes, urban ghetto life, society, youth, coming of age ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.8
 110K
Boyz n the Hood (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Boyz n the Hood is the popular and successful film and social criticism from John Singleton about the conditions in South Central Los Angeles where teenagers are involved in gun fights and drug dealing on a daily basis.
Style: realistic, tense, rough, gloomy, emotional ...
Plot: urban ghetto life, juvenile delinquency, gang, african american, poverty, coming of age, friendship, hip hop, machismo, favoritism, party, football ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, year 1984, year 1991 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, south central los angeles, cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Straight Out of Brooklyn (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Special Jury Award winner at the Sundance Film Festival, this drama stars a then-19-year-old Matty Rich (who also wrote and directed it). Rich plays Larry, a troubled teen living in the rough Red Hook section of Brooklyn who decides he wants out ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, bleak, serious, rough
Plot: racism, drug dealing, family life, going straight, social decay, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto, kids in trouble, family relations, society, courtroom drama ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Blue Hill Avenue (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A child of a middle class home with solid moral values is lured into a world of crime and corruption.
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, friends, drug abuse, friendship, urban ghetto life, crime, city life, crimes, life is a bitch, working undercover, criminal heroes, urban ghetto ...
Time: contemporary
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Powers That Be (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A wealthy Los Angeles teen and her superficial friends wants to break out of suburbia and experience Southern California's "gangsta" lifestyle. But problems arise when the preppies get in over their heads and provoke the wrath of a ...
Style: psychological, sexual, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: youth, crimes, juvenile delinquency, teenager, promiscuity, cocaine, gang, drug dealing, teenage life, high school life, society, riddles and clues ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Menace II Society (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Menace II Society is a coming of age tale detailing the summer after its protagonist Caine (Tyrin Turner) graduates from high school. This is Caine's story, which details real life in today's tough inner city.
Style: tense, bleak, realistic, stylized, rough ...
Plot: urban ghetto life, hip hop, friendship, crime, african american, coming of age, police brutality, graduation, social decay, juvenile delinquency, drug dealing, organized crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Dusty and Sweets McGee (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A "straight" couple dabbles in drugs and become heroin addicts.
Style: serious, emotional, rough, realistic
Plot: drug dealing, adolescence vs adulthood, city life, life is a bitch, destructive relationship, crime, hopes, crimes, innocence lost, gang, rehabilitation, addiction ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Children of Times Square (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An alienated teenage boy runs away from home and ventures to New York City where he falls in with a gang of juvenile delinquents working as drug dealers and pickpockets for a shady crime boss.(IMDB)
Style: rough, serious, bleak, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: gang, runaway, drug dealer, criminal heroes, on the run, kids in trouble, urban ghetto, tough heroes, youth, danger, drug dealing, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 11K
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: serious, gloomy, rough, realistic, bleak
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: urban ghetto life, gang, society, life is a bitch, crime, crimes, criminal's revenge, teenage life, youth, vengeance, starting over, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.1
 1K
Small Faces (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Three teenage brothers, gang-member Bobby, troubled mama's boy Alan and self-assured prankster Lex, reside in a downtrodden section of Glasgow, Scotland, circa 1968. But while Bobby and Alan are beginning to experience the power of raging ...
Style: bleak, realistic, rough, serious, tense ...
Plot: gang, illiteracy, working class, dysfunctional family, coming of age, human nature, misfit, introspection, society, juvenile delinquency, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 1960s
Place: scotland, europe, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Boulevard Nights (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A focus on life in a gang, Boulevard Nights portrays the dangers of street violence. Richard Yniguez plays a young Chicano who tries to get out of the gang, but he keeps finding himself drawn back into it.
Style: bleak, serious, disturbing, rough, realistic ...
Plot: gang, employer employee relationship, gang war, machismo, mexican american, gang member, life is a bitch, crime, city life, crimes, siblings relations, urban ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Thicker Than Water (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, two rival gang leaders are also trying to be music producers. When DJ's equipment shorts out and Lonzo is cut out of the action by a record producer, the two join forces, which also requires a tentative peace between gangs. With ...
Style: rough, realistic, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, drug dealing, drug abuse, urban ghetto life, life is a bitch, city life, crime, crimes, urban, society, rise and fall, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, new orleans, california, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Sucker Free City (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The film follows three young men as they are drawn into lives of crime. Nick (Crowley) uses his entry-level corporate job to commit credit card fraud and deals drugs on the side. K-Luv (Mackie) is a member of the "V-Dubs", an ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, bleak, rough
Plot: gangsters, urban ghetto life, crime, life is a bitch, crimes, drug dealing, society, urban, kids in trouble, urban ghetto, interracial relations, city life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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, surreal, realistic, dark humor
Plot: drug dealing, prostitute, suburban life, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, friendship, gang, youth, friends, crimes, crime, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 5.6
 310
Crack House (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rick and Melissa are a pair of young lovers hoping to get out of the slums for good and escape the poverty and crime their families and friends have gotten involved in. All this comes to an end when Rick feels he must rejoin his old gang to avenge ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, drug dealing, rape victim, poverty, crime, gangsters, crimes, life is a bitch, urban ghetto life, urban ghetto, juvenile delinquency, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.6
 4K
Quicksilver (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jack Casey ('Kevin Bacon' )used to be a hot-shot stock market whiz kid. After a disastrous professional decision, his life in the fast lane is over. He loses his nerve and joins a speed delivery firm which relies on bicycles to avoid ...
Style: rough, tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: cycling, murder, friends, urban ghetto, crime, urban ghetto life, juvenile delinquency, working class, society, urban, drug dealing, workplace ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, san francisco, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.2
 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: realistic, bleak, tense, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: gang, friendship, drug lord, robbery, street gang, betrayal, crime, coming of age, urban ghetto life, life is a bitch, crimes, social problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Ali Zaoua: Prince of the Streets (2000)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Morocco, Tunisia, France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ali, Kwita, Omar and Boubker are street kids. The daily dose of glue sniffing represents their only escape from reality. Since they left Dib and his gang, they have been living on the portside of Casablanca. They live in constant fear of Dib's ...
Style: rough, captivating, realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: street kid, coming of age, danger, youth, kids in trouble, friends, urban ghetto, juvenile delinquency, vengeance, homeless, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: morocco, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Blood Brothers (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Blood Brothers- While coming of age in the inner city, Darryl Crawford, a young African-American man, witnesses a gang-related murder and is horrified to discover that his beloved older brother Sly is one of the perps. Darryl grapples with his ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough
Plot: murder, gang, low lives, life is a bitch, social misfits, crimes, urban ghetto life, hopes, crime, legal action, siblings relations, city life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 7.6
 11K
Fresh (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Michael is a 12-year-old drug pusher who lives in a crowded house with his cousins and aunt. His father has become a street bum,but still meets with Fresh on occasion to play chess. Fresh is rather quiet in a crazy world. Fresh's sister is a ...
Style: bleak, realistic, tense, suspenseful, touching ...
Plot: african american, chess, revenge, drug dealing, drug lord, crime, juvenile delinquency, childhood trauma, family relations, crimes, life is a bitch, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Hell's Kitchen (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a robbery goes awry, the bandits all end up in a puddle of blood and only one lives and goes to jail for five years. Upon his release, the girlfriend wants her new boyfriend to kill him. Only trouble is the boyfriend knows that the fault was ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, gloomy
Plot: crime gone awry, addiction, gang, urban ghetto, kids in trouble, rivalry, friendship, murder, prison, alcohol abuse, vengeance, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Hurricane Streets (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Marcus is a kid on Manhattan's mean streets. He's turning 15, his father is dead, his mother is in prison for smuggling undocumented aliens. His grandmother is raising him. He has four close buddies who have a basement clubhouse; they ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: gang, coming of age, friendship, juvenile delinquency, prison, smuggling, theft, dysfunctional family, siblings relations, parents and children, social misfits, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new mexico, new york, alaska, lower east side manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Timeless Bottomless Bad Movie (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A compilation of episodes from the lives of several of the amateur actors' (who are 'bad teens' and the homeless of Seoul) own experiences, this film sheds light on the dark side of Korean society. Feeling alienated and persecuted, ...
Style: sincere, bleak, serious, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: youth, urban, drug abuse, kids in trouble, deadly, realism, social decay, nightlife, postmodernism, teenage life, misfit, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia, seoul, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 1K
Strays (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Rick (Diesel) is frustrated by the repetitious grind of one-night stands and aimless hustling. Whilst looking for more to his life he meets Heather (Lanza), a neighbour. Rick takes the opportunity to escape his boring life style with her, but soon ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense
Plot: gang, redemption, drug dealer, lifestyle, society, misfit, introspection, urban, friendship, drug dealing, teenage life, going straight ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.1
 1K
Corrupt (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: After decades of terror, two deadly street gangs reach a delicate truce and young MJ (Silkk the Shocker) sees a way out of the hood once and for all. Only Corrupt (Ice-T) stands in MJ's way, resulting into a violent and brutal roller coaster ...
Style: rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, inner city, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, gangsters, urban ghetto life, social misfits, going straight, social decay, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Our Lady of the Assassins (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, France, Colombia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: World-weary arthur Fernando has returned to his native Colombia to live out his days in peace. But Fernando's once-quiet hometown has become a hotbed of violence, drugs and corruption. On the brink of despair, Fernando meets Alexis, a ...
Style: disturbing, serious, thought provoking, realistic, rough ...
Plot: murder, gang, drug dealing, vengeance, society, friendship, assassination, love and romance, crime, fall in love, gays and lesbians, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: colombia, los angeles, usa, latin america, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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