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: 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 rough films with plots about murder, crimes, criminal, society, orphan, family relations and death mostly in Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Oliver Twist: Yardie (2018), Slayground (1983), 12 Angry Men (1997), The Final Arrangement (1987), Hardcore (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Oliver Twist (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, UK, Czech Republic
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, orphanage, orphan, redemption, kidnapping, friendship, thief, boarding school life, lifestyle, injustice, danger, boarding school ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1830s, 1930s, 18th century
Place: london, europe, england
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95%
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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: tense, realistic, captivating, suspense
Plot: organized crime, car chase, murder, father daughter relationship, shot to death, couples, family relations, crimes, danger, romance, human, gangsters ...
Time: year 1973, 20th century, year 1983, 70s, 80s
Place: jamaica, england, london
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62%
 5.0
 349
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, car accident, manslaughter, revenge, machine gun, murder, hitman, dead child, assassination, thief, death of child, cat
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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, uncover truth, trial, legal, injustice, hopes, society, judiciary ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: disguise, armed robbery, police car, payback, autumn, election, countryside, robbery, village, rifle, politician, ex convict ...
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45%
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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: psychological, realistic, serious, suspenseful, sex comedy ...
Plot: pornography, private detective, film within a film, missing person, neo noir, bondage, perversion, peep show, porn industry, missing child, striptease, daughter ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, michigan, california, usa, san francisco ...
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43%
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: attorney, order, runaway, entrapment, serial killer, bouzouki, song, taxi driver, cigarette smoking, newspaper, father, machismo ...
Time: 80s
Place: greece, hellas, athens, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: humorous, clever, stylized, witty, realistic ...
Plot: orphan, custody, family in crisis, heist, social differences, haunted by the past, couple relations, vengeance, criminal heroes, dishonesty, rivalry, rise to the top ...
Time: 1890s
Place: paris france, england, europe, france, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, friendship between women, sorority, female friendship, all female cast, women
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35%
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: emotional, serious, sincere, captivating, 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: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, runaway, times square manhattan new york city, drug dealer, juvenile delinquent, child in peril, urban ghetto, kids in trouble, tough heroes, juvenile delinquency, criminal heroes, on the run ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Other Side of Bonnie and Clyde (1968)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 61 min.
Story: Quasi-documentay on Bonnie and Clyde... Larry Buchanan style!
Style: psychotronic
Plot: murder, killer, jail, field, mexican revolution, escape, newspaper, thief, gas station, poetry, criminal gang, shot to death ...
Time: 1930s
Place: missouri, iowa, dallas texas, oklahoma, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, family problems, escapades, redemption, boy, orphan, journey, crimes, danger, obsessive quest, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: serious, tense, rough, disturbing, realistic
Plot: murder, drug abuse, deadly, crimes, gangsters, law enforcement, drug dealing, gang, violence spree, crime, drugs/alcohol, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Ginostra (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy, USA
Duration: 135 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, orphan, life is a bitch, mystery, investigation, law enforcement, witnessing a crime, deadly, crimes, family in danger, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, sicily, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, murder, criminal, tragedy, bad guy, robbery, money, ghetto, friend, drug dealer, coming of age ...
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
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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, contemplative, captivating, exciting
Plot: hitman, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, female thief, retribution, mercenary, swashbuckler, murder, save the day, criminal, couples, couple relations, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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
Plot: juvenile delinquent, gang leader, hoodlum, high school, spoiled brat, punk, gang member, police detective, telephone call, vigilante, teenager, held at gunpoint ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
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32%
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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, serious, captivating, rough, realistic
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, friendship, odd couple, orphan, danger, life is a bitch, manhood, boy, youth, urban ghetto life, street kid ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maryland, baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: realistic, serious, rough
Plot: prison, criminal, prison life, crimes, human spirit, heist, rise and fall, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, escape, tough heroes, confined ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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
Plot: heist, love triangle, mansion, break in, burglar, jewel thief, concert hall, orphan, unlikely partners, criminal heroes, love and romance, rehabilitation ...
Time: 60s
Place: madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
David Copperfield (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: An orphan with a rough childhood becomes a barrister.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, 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, 19th century, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Hate U Give (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Raised in a poverty-stricken slum, a 16-year-old girl named Starr now attends a suburban prep school. After she witnesses a police officer shoot her unarmed best friend, she's torn between her two very different worlds as she tries to speak her ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, psychological, disturbing
Plot: ghetto, private school, racism, murder, witness, friendship, police, african american, party, protest, father son relationship, society ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: underage sex, kids in trouble, ethnic, pimp, street kid, addiction, drug dealing, homeless, prostitution, youth, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india, asia, bombay india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, poverty, courtroom drama, lawyer, small town, courtroom, rape, prejudice, legal, trial, interracial relations, idealism ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1932
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: suspenseful, rough, melancholic, brutal, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: paparazzi, violence, fall in love, gangsters, vengeance, going straight, criminal heroes, dishonor among criminals, starting over, criminal's revenge, ex convict, crime boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.1
 262
Born Bad (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of teenagers rob a bank, causing a deadly standoff.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: murder, bullet, wound, gunshot, teenager, blood, gun, suit and tie, caucasian, hostage, violence, robbery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Little Kidnappers (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Loosely based on a '50's movie of the same name, it tells the story of two young orphan boys who travel by themselves from the Old country to join their father's family in Canada. There they encounter their stern disciplinarian ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sentimental
Plot: orphan, family relations, missing child, kidnapping, baby, beach, countryside, family problems, innocence lost, adoption, crime, society ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: canada, nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, child murder investigation, husband wife relationship, murder of family, debt, dysfunctional marriage, new identity, domineering mother, child murder, runaway, matricide, filicide ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%