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Russia 88 (2009)
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Russia 88 (2009)
Original name: Россия 88
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A gang of skinheads 'Russia 88' are filming propaganda videos in order to place it on the internet. At the same time the camera records the life of the gang, they become accustomed to this and stop paying attention to it. The leader of the gang 'Blade' discovers that his sister is dating a guy from the Caucausus. This family drama develops into a tragedy.
Style: heartbreaking, serious, intense, psychological, rough
Plot: skinhead, gang, racism, fight, murder, racial slur, neo nazi, brutality, society, rebelliousness, interracial friendship, hate crime, fascism, dog, police, graphic violence, nazism, humiliation, racial prejudice, prejudice, stereotypes, railway, tattoo, river, knife ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and disturbing films with plots about society, racism, violence, gang, crimes, brutality and murder mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Russia 88: Skinning (2010), Romper Stomper (1992), American History X (1998), Heart of a Lion (2013), This Is England (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Serbia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Novica is a mathematics champion in a Belgrade high school. In an attempt to overcome the ‘geek’ status at school, Novica becomes attracted to the world of skinheads by his school friend Relja. Novica is exposed to violence, hooliganism and ...
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, suspense
Plot: skinhead, racism, transformation, manipulation, murder, corruption, revolution, danger, crimes, society, rivalry, anarchism ...
Place: serbia
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Romper Stomper (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Nazi skinheads in Melbourne take out their anger on local Vietnamese, who are seen as threatening racial purity. Finally the Vietnamese have had enough and confront the skinheads in an all-out confrontation, sending the skinheads running. A woman ...
Style: disturbing, controversial, realistic, psychological, cult film ...
Plot: skinhead, racism, gang, love triangle, immigrants, strangulation, arson, vandalism, profanity, life is a bitch, chaos, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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American History X (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Derek Vineyard is paroled after serving 3 years in prison for killing two thugs who tried to break into/steal his truck. Through his brother, Danny Vineyard's narration, we learn that before going to prison, Derek was a skinhead and the leader ...
Style: rough, serious, cerebral, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, skinhead, prison, juvenile delinquency, nazism, gang, racial slur, prison rape, male rape, hate, crimes, racial prejudice ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, united states, venice beach california
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Heart of a Lion (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Neo-Nazi falls in love with a woman who has a black son and finds himself fighting with conflicting feelings.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: racism, moral dilemma, fascism, fall in love, graphic violence, family relations, gang, crimes, love and romance, single parent, psychopath, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: finland
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This Is England (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A story about a troubled boy growing up in England, set in 1983. He comes across a few skinheads on his way home from school, after a fight. They become his new best friends even like family. Based on experiences of director Shane Meadows.
Style: rough, bleak, emotional, cult film, stylized ...
Plot: skinhead, racism, childhood, social problems, gang, vandalism, crimes, juvenile delinquency, xenophobia, adolescence, life is a bitch, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: england, europe, britain, northern england, woodstock
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Trevor sometimes-violent skinhead with no regard for authority, and would rather spend his time stealing cars than sitting in the detention centre to which he is sent. His social worker, Harry Parker, tries to do his best, but Trevor is only ...
Style: rough, disturbing, bleak, realistic, serious ...
Plot: skinhead, racism, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto life, social worker, teenager, police, prison, innocence lost, kids in trouble, society, rebellion ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, britain
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Nigeria, USA, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the writer/director's childhood, FARMING tells the story of a young Nigerian boy, 'farmed out' by his parents to a white British family in the hope of a better future. Instead, he becomes the feared leader of a white skinhead ...
Style: suspense, psychological, complex, serious, rough
Plot: skinhead, family relations, racial prejudice, prejudice, racism, rebelliousness, stereotypes, interracial adoption, blacks and whites, brutality, hate crime, bigotry ...
Place: britain, nigeria
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Luna Park (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Russia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Andrei is the head of a gang of antisemitic skinheads clinging to the old communist ideals in post-Communist Moscow. When he learns that his long lost father actually is a Jewish bohemian living in Moscow, rather than an Afghanistan war hero, he ...
Style: thought provoking, contemplative, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: kgb, family relations, gang, anti semitism, racism, skinhead, graphic violence, interracial relations, human nature, social decay, parents and children, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: russia, ussr, moscow russia
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Gangs of New York (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 167 min.
Story: It's 1863. America was born in the streets. Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points of America to seek vengeance against the psychotic gangland kingpin, Bill the Butcher, who murdered his father years earlier. With an eager pickpocket by ...
Style: rough, stylized, tense, atmospheric, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, vengeance, revenge, organized crime, gang war, gangsters, betrayal, criminal heroes, courage, racial slur, army, social decay ...
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Duration: 85 min.
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Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, rough ...
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Combat Girls (2011)
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Duration: 103 min.
Story: Marisa, a 20-year-old German girl, hates foreigners, Jews, cops, and everyone she finds guilty for the decline of her country. She provokes, drinks, fights and her next tattoo will be a portrait of Adolf Hitler. The only place she feels home is the ...
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A Time to Kill (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: A young lawyer defends a black man accused of murdering two men who raped his 10-year-old daughter, sparking a rebirth of the KKK.
Style: thought provoking, sincere, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: courtroom drama, racism, legal action, murder, justice, injustice, small town, rape, court, legal, trial, punishment ...
Time: 90s
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, united states, southern usa
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Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
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Duration: 128 min.
Story: Two FBI agents investigating the murder of civil rights workers during the 60s seek to breach the conspiracy of silence in a small Southern town where segregation divides black and white. The younger agent trained in FBI school runs up against the ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric, disturbing ...
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The Believer (2001)
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Duration: 98 min.
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Style: disturbing, emotional, realistic, thought provoking, bleak ...
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Style: rough, disturbing, realistic, serious, epic ...
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Oi! Warning (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: psychological, disturbing, rough, realistic, serious
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