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, friendship, drug dealing, urban ghetto, teenage life, youth, urban ghetto life, gang member, revenge, poverty, teenager, unlikely friendships, sexualized violence, coming-of-age, girl gang, 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 realistic, serious, rough and bleak films with plots about crimes, society, gang, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, crime and youth mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like My Crazy Life: Menace II Society (1993), Federal Hill (1994), Sucker Free City (2004), New Jersey Drive (1995), Squeeze (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, african american, crime, coming of age, police brutality, social decay, graduation, overdose, juvenile delinquency, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 411
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: youth, friendship, gangsters, college, best friends, drug dealing, urban ghetto, kids in trouble, friends, juvenile delinquency, working class, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa, new jersey, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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, serious, bleak, rough, realistic
Plot: life is a bitch, interracial relations, city life, collector, juvenile delinquency, gang, dysfunctional family, racism, urban ghetto, kids in trouble, crimes, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: rough, disturbing, serious, suspenseful, 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 ⇓
77%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 280
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: gas station, gang, urban ghetto life, crimes, gangsters, dealing with death, city life, coming of age, going straight, teenage life, against the odds, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 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: social decay, police corruption, kidnapping, ghetto, juvenile delinquency, campaign, criminal heroes, crimes, crime, life is a bitch, urban ghetto life, going straight ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: gang, drug dealing, urban ghetto life, murder, prison, coming of age, life is a bitch, crime, crimes, juvenile delinquency, society, youth ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, bleak, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: racism, drug dealing, crime, crimes, city life, contests and competitions, criminal heroes, urban ghetto life, family in crisis, interracial relations, urban ghetto, kids in trouble ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 114K
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, suspenseful ...
Plot: urban ghetto life, juvenile delinquency, gang, african american, poverty, coming of age, friendship, hip hop, football, machismo, police brutality, racial slur ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, year 1991, year 1984 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, south central los angeles, cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: juvenile delinquency, youth, crimes, teenage life, high school life, teenager, gang, drug dealing, gangsters, strong sexual content, drugs/alcohol, innocence lost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: realistic, bleak, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, friends, fighting crime, friendship, gang, addiction, juvenile delinquency, ghetto, drug abuse, police corruption, betrayal, urban ghetto ...
Time: contemporary
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, rough, emotional, realistic
Plot: drug dealing, stoners, friends, kids in trouble, thirtysomething life, misfit, urban, society, rehabilitation, going straight, innocence lost, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.9
 4K
Sugar Hill (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In the Harlem neighborhood of New York City, the Mafia steps in when a drug dealer quits his partner brother to lead a straight life with his girlfriend.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: drug dealing, going straight, crimes, gang, life is a bitch, siblings relations, addiction, urban ghetto, drug abuse, juvenile delinquency, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, harlem, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, urban, urban ghetto life, city life, criminal heroes, rich and poor, life is a bitch, crimes, crime, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 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: realistic, gloomy, serious, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: urban ghetto life, gang, society, vengeance, life is a bitch, crimes, crime, criminal's revenge, youth, urban ghetto, starting over, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ 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: serious, bleak, rough, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: gang, employer employee relationship, machismo, gang war, mexican american, gang member, crime, rich and poor, urban ghetto life, gangsters, life is a bitch, city life ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, cynical, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, drug dealing, ambition, life is a bitch, crimes, criminal's revenge, city life, crime, drug abuse, friends, urban ghetto, estrangement ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new orleans, california, los angeles, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.0
 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, tense, rough, serious ...
Plot: gang, illiteracy, working class, dysfunctional family, coming of age, life is a bitch, urban ghetto life, rich and poor, parents and children, crimes, juvenile delinquency, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 1960s
Place: scotland, europe, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 2.8
 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, dark humor, realistic
Plot: drug dealing, prostitute, juvenile delinquency, friends, youth, buddies, teenage life, social decay, suburbs, suburban life, crime, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.7
 321
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, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, drug dealing, rape victim, poverty, life is a bitch, crime, gangsters, crimes, urban ghetto life, high school, juvenile delinquency, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.7
 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, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: cycling, murder, gang, investigation, fish out of water, friendship, urban ghetto life, life is a bitch, city life, crimes, dangerous attraction, down on your luck ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, san francisco, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ 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, realistic, bleak, serious, captivating
Plot: street kid, coming of age, urban ghetto, friends, gang, survival, vengeance, kids in trouble, urban ghetto life, homeless, danger, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: morocco, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: serious, bleak, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: gang, murder, siblings relations, social misfits, witnessing a crime, urban ghetto life, crimes, legal action, low lives, urban ghetto, family relations, youth ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
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: gloomy, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: crime gone awry, crime, life is a bitch, crimes, addiction, haunted by the past, gang, dishonesty, criminal's revenge, gangsters, athlete's life, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.2
 15K
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, rough ...
Plot: gang, street gang, friendship, drug lord, robbery, slum, betrayal, crime, coming of age, urban ghetto life, life is a bitch, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: disturbing, rough, exciting, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: youth, urban, drug abuse, misfit, society, city life, life is a bitch, social misfits, crime, down on your luck, lifestyle, social differences ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: asia, korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, smuggling, theft, prison, dysfunctional family, urban ghetto, teenage life, street kid, social misfits ...
Time: 90s
Place: new mexico, new york, alaska, lower east side manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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, suspenseful, touching, rough ...
Plot: chess, african american, revenge, drug dealing, drug lord, crime, juvenile delinquency, childhood trauma, life is a bitch, crimes, youth, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.7
 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: tense, realistic, serious
Plot: gang, redemption, drug dealer, teenage life, going straight, juvenile delinquency, lifestyle, urban, introspection, society, couples, buddies ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 2.6
 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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, inner city, urban ghetto life, social misfits, gangsters, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, crime, racism, going straight, social decay, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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