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'R Xmas (2001)
 5.8
 1K
'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, ransom, drug dealer, 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 realistic, serious, rough and suspenseful films with plots about crimes, crime, drug dealing, life is a bitch, gangsters, society and criminal heroes mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like 'R Xmas: Blue Hill Avenue (2001), The Young Americans (1993), Laws of Gravity (1992), Corrupt (1999), Straight Out of Brooklyn (1991). 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: bleak, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, friends, going straight, ghetto, juvenile delinquency, working undercover, urban ghetto life, life is a bitch, crimes, criminal heroes, city life, crime ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, police investigation, crime, tough law enforcer, politics, gang, society, law enforcement, gangsters, deadly, master criminal ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, usa, england, new york, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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, serious, bleak, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: criminal heroes, city life, down on your luck, life is a bitch, arms dealing, crimes, urban ghetto life, chaos and mayhem, crime, drug dealing, murder, social misfits ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 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, suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, inner city, social misfits, criminal heroes, urban ghetto life, crime, life is a bitch, city life, crimes, racism, social decay, going straight ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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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: suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: drug dealing, racism, life is a bitch, city life, criminal heroes, urban ghetto life, family relations, crime, youth, crime gone awry, social decay, family life ...
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, serious, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: prostitute, pimp, crimes, life is a bitch, cons and scams, city life, crime, urban ghetto life, downfall, social decay, going straight, 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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: prison, friends, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, drug abuse, crime gone awry, drug dealing, friendship, law enforcement, heist, best friends, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 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, realistic, rough
Plot: teenage life, destiny, urban, society, law enforcement, gang, juvenile delinquency, campaign, ghetto, social decay, going straight, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 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, social misfits, friendship, drug dealing, youth, juvenile delinquency, optimism, innocence lost, urban, against the odds, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, betrayal, murder, gangsters, crime, vengeance, criminal heroes, dishonesty, tough heroes, blind ambition, organized crime, attempted murder ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, las vegas, ireland
⇓ 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, serious, stylized, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pimp, gangsters, police corruption, vengeance, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, interracial relations, crimes, crime, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, starting over ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, california, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: realistic, disturbing, rough, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: brutality, gang, murder, police, troubled teen, juvenile delinquency, crime, vengeance, police investigation, police corruption, deadly, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa, 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, tense, thought provoking, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, police brutality, drug dealing, aids, ghetto, drug lord, train, crime, investigation, coming of age, going straight, fighting the system ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 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: rough, serious, 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 heroes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 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, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: baseball, drug addiction, redemption, masturbation, gambling, corruption, drinking, rape, violence, heroin, cocaine, bondage ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ 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, captivating, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police station, murder, police, rebellion, prostitute, evil man, police protagonist, police corruption, crime, police investigation, addiction, social decay ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, san francisco, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, bleak, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: crimes, interracial relations, city life, urban ghetto life, life is a bitch, crime, drug dealing, juvenile delinquency, collector, urban ghetto, kids in trouble, gang ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: serious, realistic, gloomy, rough
Plot: crime gone awry, criminal's revenge, dishonesty, going straight, haunted by the past, gang, addiction, kids in trouble, gangsters, murder, prison, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 5.6
 5K
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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, gang, internal affairs, guilt, law enforcement, urban, society, murder, investigation, police corruption, police investigation, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america, cuba, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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, society, lifestyle, urban, rise and fall, drug dealing, life is a bitch, friends, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, jamaica, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, life is a bitch, thirtysomething life, kids in trouble, adolescence vs adulthood, friends, destructive relationship, misfit, urban, crimes, city life, hopes ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ 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, friendship, shooting, life is a bitch, corruption ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 70s, 60s, year 1978 ...
Place: florida, usa, new york, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, bleak, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: gang, criminal heroes, urban, society, urban ghetto, tough heroes, youth, drug dealing, danger, urban ghetto life, rich and poor, orphan ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 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, tense, serious, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: friendship, youth, gangsters, college, urban ghetto, kids in trouble, friends, urban ghetto life, unfulfilled love, gays and lesbians, crimes, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa, new jersey, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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, criminal's revenge, gangsters, buddies, going straight, rivalry, urban, starting over, law enforcement, partners, deadly, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ 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, rough, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: urban, society, rise and fall, drug dealing, crime, gang, family life, social decay, buddies, gangsters, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto ...
Time: contemporary
Place: philadelphia, memphis, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, parents and children, criminal heroes, urban ghetto life, crimes, crime, society, prison life, law enforcement, dishonesty, life is a bitch, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, thought provoking, sincere ...
Plot: drug abuse, heroin, robbery, overdose, friendship, motel, addiction, thief, loss of friend, superstition, hat, drug dealer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, drug dealing, gangsters, crime, destiny, clergy, injustice, criminal heroes, golden years, city life, crimes, opposites attract ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 8.3
 654K
Scarface (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: After getting a green card in exchange for assassinating a Cuban government official, Tony Montana stakes a claim on the drug trade in Miami. Viciously murdering anyone who stands in his way, Tony eventually becomes the biggest drug lord in the ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, gunfight, drug dealing, drug abuse, cocaine, organized crime, gangsters, criminal heroes, rise and fall, mafia, mob boss, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: miami, cuba, usa, bolivia, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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