Movies like Oliver Twist 1982

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Oliver Twist (1982)
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Oliver Twist (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The classic Dickens tale of an orphan boy who escapes the horrors of the orphanage only to be taken in by a band of thieves and pickpockets.
Plot: orphan, pickpocket, thief, murderer, criminal, children, cemetery, job, accident, childbirth, boy, murder, shadow, swashbuckler, little boy, jail, cockney, empathy, gunshot, locket, wound, coffin, necklace, exhaustion, birth ...
Time: victorian era, 80s, 1830s, victorian
Place: england, london

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Most similar movies to Oliver Twist

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and touching films with plots about murder, crimes, society, orphan, life is a bitch, family relations and criminal mostly in Drama, Crime and Family genres. Some movies like Oliver Twist: Yardie (2018), Slayground (1983), 12 Angry Men (1997), The Final Arrangement (1987), The Thief of Paris (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Oliver Twist (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, UK, Czech Republic, Italy
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Oliver Twist the modern filmed version of Charles Dickens bestseller, a Roman Polanski adaptation. The classic Dickens tale, where an orphan meets a pickpocket on the streets of London. From there, he joins a household of boys who are trained to ...
Style: emotional, serious, touching, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: child abuse, orphan, redemption, kidnapping, friendship, thief, orphanage, injustice, lifestyle, danger, runaway, poverty ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1830s, 1930s, 18th century
Place: london, europe, england
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Yardie (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jamaica, 1973. When a young boy witnesses his brother’s assassination, a powerful Don gives him a home. But 10 years later, when he’s sent to London, his past catches up to him.
Style: realistic, tense, suspense, captivating
Plot: organized crime, murder, father daughter relationship, shot to death, car chase, danger, couples, family relations, crimes, romance, drug traffic, smoking pot ...
Time: 70s, 80s, year 1983, 20th century, year 1973
Place: jamaica, england, east end london, london, united kingdom
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50%
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Slayground (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Stone (Peter Coyote) hits an armored truck without his usual driver. The ensuing getaway leads to the death of an innocent. The payback is swift and brutal. The wronged father hires a twisted, sociopathic assassin to avenge his loss. One by one the ...
Plot: robbery, revenge, murder, machine gun, manslaughter, car accident, cat, death of child, thief, hitman, dead child, assassination
Place: england
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46%
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12 Angry Men (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: During the trial of a man accused of his father's murder, a lone juror takes a stand against the guilty verdict handed down by the others as a result of their preconceptions and prejudices. The film is adapted by Reginald Rose from his own 1957 ...
Style: psychological, captivating, serious, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: jury, courtroom drama, legal action, argument, murder, court, uncover truth, trial, legal, injustice, hopes, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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The Final Arrangement (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Two men, Nieminen and Varjola, commit a mail van robbery. Varjola betrays his friend: shoots him and takes the loot. Nieminen is arrested, but he refuses to reveal his accomplice's name. On his first leave on prison Nieminen finds Varjola in a ...
Plot: rifle, jail, disguise, election campaign, jail cell, politician, past, political campaign, shot to death, hairdresser, ex convict, countryside ...
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40%
The Thief of Paris (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In Paris around 1900, Georges Randal is brought up by his wealthy uncle, who steals his inheritance. Georges hopes to marry his cousin Charlotte, but his uncle arranges for her to marry a rich neighbour. As an act of revenge, Georges steals the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, clever, stylized ...
Plot: orphan, custody, family in crisis, heist, social differences, haunted by the past, couple relations, vengeance, society, criminal's revenge, crime, rivalry ...
Time: 1890s
Place: paris france, england, europe, france, brussels belgium ...
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Hardcore (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A conservative Midwest businessman ventures into the sordid underworld of pornography in California to look for his runaway teenage daughter who is making porno films in the porno pits of Los Angeles.
Style: neo noir, psychological, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: pornography, private detective, missing person, bondage, perversion, film within a film, striptease, daughter, father, porn industry, missing child, peep show ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, michigan, california, usa, san francisco ...
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38%
Request for a Song (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The real story of Nikos Koemtzis, who one night knifed a company of men in a tavern just because they wanted to dance on the song he had "ordered" from the musicians.
Plot: song, death, friendship, runaway, entrapment, serial killer, father, criminal, poetry, mass murderer, singer, diva ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: greece, hellas, athens, athens greece
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37%
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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: disturbing, rough, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: crimes, law enforcement, gangsters, deadly, gang, drug dealing, drug abuse, murder, violence spree, swashbuckler, sexual content, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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34%
Great Expectations (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 168 min.
Story: A young boy called Pip stumbles upon a hunted criminal who threatens him and demands food. A few years later, Pip finds that he has a benefactor. Imagining that Miss Havisham, a rich lady whose adopted daughter Estella he loves, is the benefactor, ...
Style: serious, emotional, captivating, sincere, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couple relations, social differences, society, rise to the top, romance, power relations, generosity, hopes, rags to riches, orphan, haunted by the past, fall in love ...
Time: victorian era, victorian, 19th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Friendships, Secrets and Lies (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Six former sorority sisters are suspected of murder when a baby's skeleton is found in the ruins of the sorority house.
Plot: murder, female bonding, sorority, friendship between women, female friendship, all female cast, women
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32%
The Other Side of Bonnie and Clyde (1968)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Quasi-documentay on Bonnie and Clyde... Larry Buchanan style!
Style: psychotronic
Plot: killer, murder, moll, widow, poem, thief, small town, field, folk hero, poetry, jail, shot in the face ...
Time: 1930s
Place: dallas texas, iowa, missouri, texas, oklahoma
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31%
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: suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: gang, drug dealer, times square manhattan new york city, runaway, juvenile delinquent, city life, rich and poor, urban ghetto life, social decay, teenage life, urban, child in peril ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
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31%
Least Among Saints (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A haunted soldier just back from war and a boy who has never known peace in his home life embark on a life-changing journey as they become unlikely friends — and one another’s last shot at redemption.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, captivating, tense ...
Plot: friendship, haunted by the past, escapades, family problems, redemption, boy, orphan, journey, crimes, danger, hopes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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30%
Judgment Day: The John List Story (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The pious John List regularly goes to church and is respected by his neighbours. But one day the police finds his wife Helen and their three children slayed in their house - obviously by John, who left two letters for the police and his priest and ...
Plot: murder, church, police, murder investigation, filicide, dysfunctional marriage, mass murder, child murder, murder of family, religion, husband wife relationship, dead children ...
Time: 70s, 80s
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30%
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Ginostra (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy, USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: An FBI Agent from America and his bride and young child travel to the Sicilian island of Ginostra to solve the murder of a key witness.
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, island, investigation, life is a bitch, orphan, mystery, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, danger, sexual content, family in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, sicily, europe
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Crime and Punishment (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 200 min.
Story: John Simm stars in this adaptation of Dostoyevsky's tragic masterpiece - a profound drama of redemption and a thrilling detective story of the soul.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: murder
Time: 19th century
Place: st. petersburg russia, russia
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30%
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Autumn (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Jean-Pierre is a hit man in Paris. He wants to stop; an incentive is reconnecting to Michelle, a childhood friend. He's ready to commit himself to her, but she has her own secrets: she sells bomb components to thugs. He hears rumors of a ...
Style: unusual plot structure, suspense, captivating, exciting, contemplative
Plot: hitman, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, retribution, female thief, mercenary, swashbuckler, murder, danger, couples, couple relations, criminal, save the day ...
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29%
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Road Dogz (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: "Boyz N the Hood" meets "Blood In, Blood Out" in this gritty tale of life on the streets of East L.A. Danny (Jacob Vargas), Alfonso (Greg Serano) and Raymo (Clifton Collins Jr.) are lifelong friends who have spent their days ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, rough, tragic ending
Plot: latinx lead, ex convict, tragedy, criminal, murder, ghetto, drug dealer, robbery, money, friend, coming of age, bad guy ...
Place: california, los angeles
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29%
David Copperfield (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: An orphan with a rough childhood becomes a barrister.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: orphan, friendship, social differences, teaching the ways of the world, life is a bitch, young heroes, child as adult, survival, rich and poor, adulthood, society, boarding school ...
Time: victorian era, victorian, 19th century
Place: england
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29%
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McVicar (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: John McVicar was a London Bad Boy. he graduated to armed bank robbery and was Britain's "Public Enemy No. 1". He was captured and put into a high security prison. Will even the highest security prison be able to hold him? This is the ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough
Plot: prison, criminal, prison life, tough heroes, human spirit, heist, criminal heroes, crimes, crime, escape, fugitives, ambition ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, england, london
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LUV (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Over the course of one day, a shy 13-year-old forms a bond with his troubled uncle.
Style: touching, captivating, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: family relations, odd couple, dysfunctional family, friendship, orphan, life is a bitch, danger, manhood, boy, urban ghetto, urban ghetto life, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maryland, baltimore, usa
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28%
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Deadfall (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Cat burglar Henry Clarke and his accomplices the Moreaus attempt to steal diamonds from the chateau of millionaire Salinas.
Style: realistic, serious, british noir, neo noir
Plot: heist, love triangle, concert hall, jewel thief, mansion, break in, burglar, redemption, alcohol abuse, memory loss, partners, crimes ...
Time: 60s
Place: madrid
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28%
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Great Expectations (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Charles Dickens' classic tale of Pip, a poor orphan who befriends an escaped convict and who grows up in the company of a bitter old woman, Miss Havisham, and her haughty young ward, Estella. Pip learns the rewards of both vindictiveness and ...
Style: contemplative, realistic, serious, emotional, touching
Plot: rich and poor, rise to the top, love and romance, hopes, criminal heroes, lifestyle, coming of age, generosity, once in a lifetime opportunity, family relations, humble, youth ...
Time: victorian, victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, london
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27%
Salaam Bombay! (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, India, France, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Before Slumdog Millionaire came Salaam Bombay!, Mira Nair’s Oscar-nominated drama tells the moving story of life on the streets of Bombay as seen through the eyes of Chaipu, a twelve-year-old boy living rough in the city.
Style: realistic, rough, sincere, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: kids in trouble, ethnic, underage sex, street kid, pimp, drug dealing, addiction, homeless, prostitution, graphic violence, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india, asia, mumbai india, bombay india
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26%
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Oliver! (1968)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist, a classic tale of an orphan who runs away from the workhouse and joins up with a group of boys headed by the Artful Dodger and trained to be pickpockets by master thief Fagin.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, uplifting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, kids
Plot: orphan, street kid, child abuse, orphanage, theft, the underworld, thief, group of criminals, child in peril, dog, kids in trouble, pickpocket ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1830s
Place: london, england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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13 West Street (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Walt Sherill (Alan Ladd) is attacked and beat down by a group of juvenile delinquents on his way home from work one night. The boys who attacked him are not previously known by the police and are therefore hard to track down. As Sherill starts ...
Style: slang, neo noir
Plot: juvenile delinquent, punk, ambush, investigator, psychotic, cigarette smoking, murder, brutality, sadism, obsession, telephone call, damsel in distress ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Scout Finch, 6, and her older brother Jem live in sleepy Maycomb, Alabama, spending much of their time with their friend Dill and spying on their reclusive and mysterious neighbor, Boo Radley. When Atticus, their widowed father and a respected ...
Style: earnest, touching, thought provoking, disturbing, enigmatic ...
Plot: racism, courtroom drama, poverty, court, lawyer, courtroom, small town, rape, prejudice, legal, trial, interracial relations ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1932
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
David Copperfield (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A made for TV movie of the Charles Dickens' classic novel, turns Dickens' picaresque tale into an extended flashback, with David Copperfield Robin Phillips as a young man, brooding on a deserted beach, recalling his youth. The characters ...
Style: captivating, gloomy, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: orphan, coming of age, family relations, child in peril, rich and poor, down on your luck, boarding school life, destiny, alcohol abuse, young heroes, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Whistle Down the Wind (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When an injured wife murderer takes refuge on a remote Lancashire farm, the owner’s three children mistakenly believe him to be the Second Coming of Christ.
Style: serious, touching, allegory
Plot: on the run, family relations, mistaken identity, faith, innocence, countryside, runaway, coming of age, young heroes, chases and races, manhunt, youth ...
Time: 60s
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26%