Movies like Fifty-Fifty

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Fifty-Fifty (2004)
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Fifty-Fifty (2004)
Original name: Shiza
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Sport, Thriller
Country: Kazakhstan, Russia, France, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A teen involved in the world of underground boxing vows to take care of a dead fighter's family.
Style: psychological, sincere, rough, touching, serious, bleak, emotional, realistic
Plot: teenage life, kids in trouble, youth, gambling, tragic love, redemption, survival, love and romance, unfulfilled love, underdog, fight, older woman younger man relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, illegal fistfight, accidental death, prize money, kickboxing, mental illness, coming of age, sex, dog, prison, dancing, horse, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, turkey, kazakhstan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, bleak and gloomy films with plots about youth, teenage life, friendship, beating, fight, cigarette smoking and friend mostly in Drama, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like Fifty-Fifty: You Are Not Alone (1978), The Keys to the House (2004), The Thief (1997), Pizza, Beer, and Cigarettes (1998), Disco Pigs (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
You Are Not Alone (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Young teenager Bo (Anders Agensø) is too sensitive for the hothouse atmosphere of a boarding school run by a cold, unfeeling would-be man of the cloth (an uncharacteristically grim Ove Sprogøe). Lonely and scared, he finds a soul mate in the ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, friendship, coming of age, youth, teenage life, lgbt child, first love, family relations, love and romance, lgbt teen, lifestyle, friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, denmark
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100%
The Keys to the House (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Germany, France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Meeting his handicapped son for the first time, a young father attempts to forge a relationship with the teenager.
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Plot: parents and children, teenage life, estrangement, single parent, human nature, hospital, disability, self discovery, redemption, hopes, family relations, therapy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy, germany, europe, norway, milan italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
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The Thief (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1946, a soldier fathers a child then dies before its birth. Jump to 1952: on a train, the child and his mother meet a handsome soldier who makes a play for her. She accepts. Posing as a married family, the soldier finds them a rooming house where ...
Style: bleak, realistic, sincere, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: soldier, betrayal, family relations, crimes, parents and children, cons and scams, russian, death, single parent, dishonesty, love, prison ...
Time: 50s, post world war two, 20th century, 1940s, year 1952 ...
Place: russia, black sea, siberia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pizza, Beer, and Cigarettes (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A couple of friends work for a taxi driver to rob his passengers, but they feel like they're getting ripped off. They decide to plan their own robberies, but they are amateurs and things don't go too well. One of the youths, Cordoba, whose ...
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: heist, gang, pregnancy, kids in trouble, urban ghetto, betrayal, youth, going straight, crime gone awry, crimes, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina, uruguay
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.5
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Disco Pigs (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Pig and Runt born on the same day, in the same hospital, moments apart. Twins, all but by bloodline. Inseparable from birth, they are almost telepathic. They are one, needing no one else, inhabiting a delicate, insular and dangerous world where they ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: friendship, friends, love and romance, youth, couples, obsession, teenage life, couple relations, teenager, love, mental illness, jealousy ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, ireland, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.7
 19K
Kidulthood (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A day in the life of a group of troubled 15-year-olds growing up in west London.
Style: serious, tense, rough, dark, realistic ...
Plot: school, urban ghetto life, bullying, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, gang, social decay, friendship, teenage love, hardcase students, lifestyle, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.7
 8K
Somersault (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Australian teenager Heidi is left with little choice but to leave home after she's caught red-handed with her mother's boyfriend. With few options, Heidi ends up in Jindabyne, a tourist community. Upon meeting Joe at a bar, she pursues a ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: self discovery, coming of age, teenage life, love and romance, friendship, romance, fall in love, couple relations, mother daughter relationship, gas station, sexuality, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, new south wales, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Criminal Lovers (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a perverted impulse drives them to kill, Alice and her boyfriend, Luc, drag the body into the woods, only to find themselves hopelessly lost – much like the fairy-tale plight of Hansel and Gretel. Starving and with no hope of being found, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, rough ...
Plot: murder, couples, youth, confined, psychopath, mind game, hostage, teenage life, crimes, violence, teenage boy, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Speedway Junky (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A naive drifter runs away from his army father in hopes of making it on the car racing circuit. In Las Vegas, he meets a young scam artist, who develops a crush on him. He is then introduced to a whole gang led by a young hustler. The racer-to-be ...
Style: talky, realistic, serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: male prostitute, friendship, scam, male prostitution, teenage life, crimes, high school life, self discovery, love and romance, gang, social misfits, best friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Wounded Man (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Henri is a lonely, isolated young man who lets no one get close to him. He meets a street hustler and comes out of his shell, going 180 degrees into gay obsession. Though he has yet to physically approach the object of his affection, Henri builds up ...
Style: sexy, realistic, erotic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), family relations, obsession, lgbt, graphic violence, teenage life, unfulfilled love, dangerous attraction, self discovery, gender, prostitute, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, africa, frankfurt germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.4
 984
Little Athens (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A day in Athens, Arizona, as teens and twenty-somethings navigate life without a compass. Jimmy has gambling debts and sees a chance to steal and sell a dead-man's stash of drugs. The corpse's cousin smells a rat. Jessica, who is ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: friendship, youth, eviction, kids in trouble, life is a bitch, crime gone awry, juvenile delinquency, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, vengeance, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.1
 593
Ethan Mao (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Kicked out of his house because he's gay, Ethan Mao returns home to steal and ends up holding his family hostage on a fateful Thanksgiving Day.
Style: serious, rough, psychological, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: friendship, thanksgiving, juvenile delinquency, haunted by the past, family problems, crimes, drug dealing, rehabilitation, survival, society, youth, family in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Days of Being Wild (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The movie is set in Hong Kong and the Philippines in 1960. Yuddy, or 'York' in English, is a playboy in Hong Kong and is well-known for stealing girls' hearts and breaking them. His first victim is Li Zhen who suffered emotional and ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: love triangle, youth, radio, rain, sailor, fight, romance, family relations, couples, parents and children, looking for love, fall in love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, the philippines, asia, macau, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.4
 263
Speed of Life (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Drew (Scott Caan) must care for his father, a former professor who can now barely communicate due to Alzheimer. Depressed and struggling to make ends meet, an old buddy tries to get him to become a pusher. He gets further drawn in by a new and ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, touching, sincere ...
Plot: mental illness, downfall, parents and children, life turned upside down, family relations, single parent, life is a bitch, destructive relationship, adolescence vs adulthood, parent child relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city, los angeles, brooklyn new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.2
 859
Full Speed (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A brief extract of four kids' lives somewhere in France. Quentin, who won a writers contest and now pays more attention to his career as an author than to his friends, beautiful Julie, his girl-friend, much more mature than she looks, falling ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: coming out, gay teenager, friendship, love triangle, racism, betrayal, youth, couples, friends, teenage love, sexual relations, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, lyon, paris france, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.7
 3K
Joe the King (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A destitute 14 year old struggles to keep his life together despite harsh abuse at his mother's hands, harsher abuse at his father's, and a growing separation from his slightly older brother. Petty thefts for food grow into more major ...
Style: tense, rough, emotional, harsh, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: child abuse, corporal punishment, dysfunctional family, alcohol abuse, working class, abusive father, debt, theft, money, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, redemption ...
Time: 70s, 90s
Place: usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Three Dancing Slaves (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Annecy is no tourist destination for three working-class Algerian brothers and their father, in the months after their mother has died. Marc is deeply troubled: he tries to stiff drug dealers and then plots revenge. Christophe is released from jail, ...
Style: serious, touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, gay, dysfunctional family, working class, drug dealing, going straight, youth, redemption, vengeance, teenage life, family problems, transsexual ...
Time: contemporary
Place: alps, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.6
 1K
The Nark (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Paris police detective (Richard Berry) plays rough with a prostitute (Nathalie Baye) and her pimp/lover (Philippe Léotard), whom he wants as an informant.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, gangsters, uninhibited rivalry, police corruption, working undercover, tough heroes, fighting crime, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, drug dealing, society, undercover ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, new york, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.8
 279
The Doe Boy (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Cherokee boy is a haemophiliac in a culture obsessed with blood identity.
Style: serious, psychological, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, society, lifestyle, youth, dysfunctional family, homecoming, parents and children, americana, human nature, coming of age ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.3
 587
Steel City (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a tragic accident caused by the truck of the middle-aged Carl Lee where a woman dies with a crushed stern, he is arrested and sent to the county jail. His son PJ, who works washing dishes and cleaning tables in a restaurant, feels lost, ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, psychological, touching ...
Plot: police, family life, dysfunctional family, parents and children, redemption, couple relations, introspection, couples, family problems, family relations, youth, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Hurricane Streets (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Marcus is a kid on Manhattan's mean streets. He's turning 15, his father is dead, his mother is in prison for smuggling undocumented aliens. His grandmother is raising him. He has four close buddies who have a basement clubhouse; they ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, bleak, disturbing ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: gang, coming of age, friendship, juvenile delinquency, smuggling, theft, prison, crimes, dysfunctional family, siblings relations, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: new york, new mexico, manhattan new york city, alaska, lower east side manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
All the Right Moves (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sensitive study of a headstrong high school football star who dreams of getting out of his small Western Pennsylvania steel town with a football scholarship. His equally ambitious coach aims at a college position, resulting in a clash which could ...
Style: feel good, sincere, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: high school, american football, college, ambition, small town, friendship, youth, cheerleader, coach, sport, self discovery, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.2
 16K
A Better Life (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A gardener in East L.A. struggles to keep his son away from gangs and immigration agents while traveling across town to perform landscaping work for the city's wealthy landowners.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: immigrants, thief, family relations, truck, single parent, theft, american dream, life is a bitch, working class, teenage life, society, unsuccessful ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: los angeles, california, usa, southern california, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Jailbait (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A gritty coming of age thriller about a young girl sent to juvenile prison for the murder of her abusive step father. The film follows Anna Nix's journey into the dark world of an all girls jail where she discovers complex relationships, drugs, ...
Style: rough, emotional, serious, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: women in prison, women's prison, prison sex, juvenile detention, prison, prison life, survival, confined, teenage life, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
From the Edge of the City (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Minority-group Greeks from an outer suburb of Athens struggle with their life on society's fringe and exploitation of one another.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, gloomy, rough ...
Plot: immigrants, prostitute, suburbs, culture clash, ocean, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, coming of age, gang, youth, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, greece, europe, chernobyl, athens greece ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.2
 2K
Captives (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A beautiful young dentist working in a tough British prison starts to become attracted to a violent inmate after the break-up of her marriage, and embarks upon an illicit affair with him, with terrible consequences for all.
Style: sexy, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, prison, infidelity, dentist, romance, bittersweet, fall in love, destructive relationship, tragic love, prison life, couple relations, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, spain, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.9
 4K
Eastern Boys (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: They come from all over Eastern Europe: Russia, Romania, Chechnya. They are Eastern boys. The oldest appear no more than 25; as for the youngest, there is no way of telling their age. They hang around the Gare du Nord train station in Paris. They ...
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, atmospheric
Plot: gay, prostitute, life is a bitch, strong sexual content, sexual relations, disorder, hustler, immigrants, father son relationship, friendship, middle aged man, illegal immigrant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, chechnya
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Little Polish (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 92 min.
Story: At age 13, a street kid known as "El Polaquito" makes his living mostly by singing tangos (originally sung by his namesake, the singer "El Polaco") on Buenos Aires commuter trains. He falls in love with a 16 year old prostitute, ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, bleak
Plot: prostitute, train, orphan, juvenile delinquency, love affair, teenage life, street kid, realism, rescue, romance, life is a bitch, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Australian Rules (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Friends Gary Black (Nathan Phillips) and Dumby Red (Luke Carroll) are on the same soccer team in their coastal Australian town. But to local racists, they're a world apart: Gary is white and Dumby is an Aborigine. This becomes an issue when one ...
Style: uplifting, sincere, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: friendship, family relations, racism, interracial relations, small town, teenage life, athlete's life, youth, rivalry, romance, society, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.4
 6K
Kids Return (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Shinji and Masaru spend most of their school days harassing fellow classmates and playing pranks. They drop out and Shinji becomes a small-time boxer, while Masaru joins up with a local Yakuza gang. However, the world is a tough place...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, boxing, friendship, prank, athlete's life, teenage life, bullying, ambition, teenager, organized crime, gang, school ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%