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'R Xmas (2001)
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'R Xmas (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A New York drug dealer is kidnapped, and his wife must try to come up with the money and drugs to free him from his abductors before Christmas.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, talky
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, christmas, drug dealer, ransom, school, gangsters, crimes, drug abuse, friendship, drug dealing, crime, life is a bitch, interracial relations, society, urban, criminal heroes, city life, going straight, tough law enforcer, dog, dancing, horse, santa claus, violence, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, year 1993
Place: new york, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and suspenseful films with plots about crime, crimes, drug dealing, life is a bitch, society, gangsters and criminal heroes mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like 'R Xmas: Blue Hill Avenue (2001), Corrupt (1999), The Young Americans (1993), Laws of Gravity (1992), Light Sleeper (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: rough, serious, bleak, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, friends, gang, police investigation, drug abuse, friendship, social decay, going straight, law enforcement, fighting crime, dishonesty, urban ghetto ...
Time: contemporary
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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, serious, bleak, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, inner city, city life, urban ghetto life, social misfits, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, gangsters, going straight, social decay, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
The Young Americans (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Experienced New York Police Detective John Harris is sent to London to help a local task force investigate a series of gangster killings organized by a new player in town, an American.With the help of a young teen wronged by gangsters, Harris ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, police, gang, society, deadly, politics, tough law enforcer, crime, criminal heroes, gangsters, crimes, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, europe, england, usa, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Laws of Gravity (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jimmy and Jon are a couple of Brooklyn guys who somehow never found their way into workaday society; they never found their way into big-time crime, either.
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: chaos and mayhem, criminal heroes, city life, life is a bitch, down on your luck, social misfits, crime, arms dealing, crimes, drug dealing, murder, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Light Sleeper (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A drug dealer with upscale clientele is having moral problems going about his daily deliveries. A reformed addict, he has never gotten over the wife that left him, and the couple that use him for deliveries worry about his mental well-being and his ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: redemption, drug dealing, obsession, going straight, addiction, drug abuse, crime, hopes, life is a bitch, drug dealer, insomnia, drugs ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, bleak, realistic
Plot: racism, drug dealing, crimes, family in crisis, life is a bitch, interracial relations, urban ghetto life, youth, crime gone awry, contests and competitions, criminal heroes, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Willie Dynamite (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Willie Dynamite is a pimp who operates in New York City. Willie was a big success as a pimp, but now, just as fast as he rose to the top, he has hit bottom. A former prostitute who has become a social worker tries to get Willie to clean up his life ...
Style: disturbing, rough, bleak, serious, captivating ...
Plot: prostitute, pimp, urban ghetto life, city life, crime, life is a bitch, urban ghetto, going straight, social decay, downfall, injustice, society ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Once in the Life (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Once in the life (of drug dealing and organized crime), can anyone get out? During a brief jail stay, two half-brothers, who have rarely seen each other while growing up, connect. One of them, called 20/20 Mike because he can sense people nearby, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, gloomy, rough ...
Plot: prison, ghetto, life is a bitch, gangsters, best friends, drug abuse, drug dealing, crime gone awry, friendship, addiction, gang, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 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: serious, rough, realistic
Plot: police corruption, kidnapping, drug dealing, youth, society, urban, crimes, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, urban ghetto life, crime, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 ⇓
70%
 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: gas station, gang, innocence lost, realism, drug dealing, youth, optimism, juvenile delinquency, city life, criminal heroes, urban ghetto life, going straight ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, realistic, bleak, suspenseful, serious
Plot: gang, drug dealer, runaway, youth, danger, life is a bitch, rich and poor, crimes, criminal heroes, city life, crime, drug dealing ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.8
 2K
The Mack (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Goldie returns from five years at the state pen and winds up king of the pimping game. Trouble comes in the form of two corrupt white cops and a crime lord who wants him to return to the small time.
Style: realistic, stylized, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pimp, city life, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, cons and scams, crimes, crime, criminal's revenge, interracial relations, gangsters, law enforcement, society ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.9
 19K
Clockers (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Strike is a young city drug pusher under the tutelage of drug lord Rodney Little. When a night manager at a fast-food restaurant is found with four bullets in his body, Strike's older brother turns himself in as the killer. Det. Rocco Klein ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, thought provoking ...
Plot: murder, police brutality, drug dealing, ghetto, aids, drug lord, train, crime, investigation, deadly, fighting the system, going straight ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.9
 8K
Mobsters (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story of a group of friends in turn of the century New York, from their early days as street hoods to their rise in the world of organized crime...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, betrayal, murder, gangsters, crime, vengeance, criminal heroes, tough heroes, dishonesty, blind ambition, organized crime, attempted murder ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 1910s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, las vegas, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.1
 34K
Bad Lieutenant (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: While investigating a young nun's rape, a corrupt New York City police detective, with a serious drug and gambling addiction, tries to change his ways and find forgiveness.
Style: bleak, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: baseball, drug addiction, redemption, masturbation, gambling, corruption, drinking, rape, violence, heroin, bondage, cocaine ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.6
 7K
Bullet (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A tough, Jewish ex-con just released from prison crosses a powerful drug dealer and former prison rival in his return to a life of crime.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, tragic ending, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, urban ghetto, violence, life philosophy, character study, life, hip hop, crime, siblings relations, criminal's revenge, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Fort Apache the Bronx (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: From the sight of a police officer this movie depicts the life in New York's infamous South Bronx. In the center is "Fort Apache", as the officers call their police station, which really seems like an outpost in enemy's country. ...
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police station, murder, police, rebellion, prostitute, evil man, police protagonist, police corruption, crime, police investigation, addiction, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, san francisco, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, rough, serious, bleak
Plot: life is a bitch, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty, social decay, yuppie, collector, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto, kids in trouble, city life, urban ghetto life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: rough, gloomy, serious, realistic
Plot: crime gone awry, criminal heroes, gangsters, urban ghetto life, alcohol abuse, heist, redemption, addiction, crimes, crime, athlete's life, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.6
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Dirty (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two gangbangers-turned-cops try and cover up a scandal within the LAPD.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, gang, guilt, internal affairs, police corruption, society, urban, life is a bitch, gangsters, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: cuba, latin america, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 8.7
 890K
Goodfellas (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: The true story of Henry Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian Brooklyn kid who is adopted by neighbourhood gangsters at an early age and climbs the ranks of a Mafia family under the guidance of Jimmy Conway.
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, organized crime, crimes, friends, rise and fall, fbi, criminal heroes, shooting, friendship, life is a bitch, corruption ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 70s, 60s, year 1955 ...
Place: florida, usa, new york, bronx new york city
⇓ 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: rough, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: drug dealing, juvenile delinquency, society, misfit, urban, city life, adolescence vs adulthood, crimes, destructive relationship, addiction, gang, rehabilitation ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.1
 8K
Belly (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Jamaica, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Tommy Brown and Sincere are best friends as well as infamous and ruthless criminals and shot-callers in the hood. Respected by many but feared by all. As the police are closing in on them and new players are looking for a come up, will their reign ...
Style: stylized, gloomy, realistic, bleak, serious ...
Plot: urban ghetto life, gangsters, crime, heist, drug dealing, rise and fall, urban, lifestyle, society, city life, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, jamaica, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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: realistic, serious, tense, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: youth, friendship, gangsters, college, urban ghetto, kids in trouble, friends, juvenile delinquency, working class, society, urban, best friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.0
 90
Consignment (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Consignment is the authentic and brutal story of an East Coast drug dealer forced to flee to California only to realize state lines don't erase past sins.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, life is a bitch, crimes, partners against crime, working undercover, criminal heroes, city life, crime, criminal's revenge, gangsters, rivalry, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: tense, realistic, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friends, down on your luck, criminal heroes, gangsters, urban ghetto life, urban ghetto, drug dealing, rise and fall, urban, society, gang, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: memphis, usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Story of a Latino Godfather (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In the streets of East Los Angeles, Manny is a formidable drug dealer. Impressed by his extravagant lifestyle and prowess, his young son, Kilo, yearns to follow in his footsteps. Kilo resolves to learn how to prosper in the drug world, and his new ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, juvenile delinquency, police corruption, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, crime, gangsters, parents and children, crimes, working undercover, urban ghetto, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Drugstore Cowboy (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bob and his friends Dianne, Rick and Nadine have been drug addicts for years and live from one high to the next. Gus Van Sant attempts to show an intimate look into the lives of heroin addicts with his film Drugstore Cowboy.
Style: dark humor, serious, realistic, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: drug abuse, heroin, robbery, overdose, friendship, motel, addiction, loss of friend, thief, hat, superstition, drug dealer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.5
 6K
Super Fly (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Super Fly is a cocaine dealer who begins to realize that his life will soon end with either prison or his death. He decides to build an escape from the life by making his biggest deal yet.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, drug dealing, gangsters, crime, urban, society, starting over, crimes, golden years, criminal heroes, city life, law enforcement ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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