Movies like South West 9

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South West 9 (2001)
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South West 9 (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five very different characters are thrown together in one weird, mashed up day. It started out like any other, but 24 hours later everything had changed. South West 9 takes you through the windscreen of the new millenium. The death of idealism, capitalism, religion and hippies. Even the drugs don't work anymore. The 'summer of love' generation have come down and they're ready to riot. Seattle. Stockholm. Paris. Genoa. May Day riots.
Plot: drug addict, drug use, drug dealing, violence, lsd, rave, trance, drugs, junkie, female nudity, sex scene, marijuana, drug dealer, pills, drug addiction, drug trade, hallucination, drugged, music, gun, drug
Place: england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspense, thought provoking and rough films with plots about drugs, drug use, drug addiction, drug addict, drug dealer, drug dealing and drug abuse mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like South West 9: Em 4 Jay (2006), Wasted! (1996), White Hot (1989), Animals (2014), Requiem for a Dream (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Em 4 Jay (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a big city downtown we meet Emma and Jay, two young 20 something lovers buying drugs and then watch as they waste the rest of the day away...
Plot: drug addiction, drug addict, drug use, injection, robbery, junkie, drugs, sex, sex scene, drug dealer, drug dealing, drug overdose ...
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Wasted! (1996)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Twentysomething innocents Jacqui and Martijn move to Amsterdam and immerse themselves in the intense and drug-laden underground club scene. Life turns out to be far more complicated, difficult, and dangerous than they bargained for. Their ...
Plot: techno, drug dealer, drug dealing, junkie, pills, club, marijuana, male nudity, rave, drug use, drug trade, drugs ...
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White Hot (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young man, short of money, is persuaided into looking after the business of a local drug dealer for a week or two. Up until then, the guy had been an honest and clean of drugs, but when he spends his days surrounded by riches and drugs, he cannot ...
Plot: cocaine, nudity (full frontal - brief), gangsters, drug addiction, drugs, female nudity, drug addict, drug dealing, woman's neck broken, neck breaking
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Animals (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: ANIMALS tells the story of Jude and Bobbie: a young couple that exist somewhere between homelessness and the fantasy of their imaginations. Though they masterfully con and steal in an attempt to stay one step ahead of their addiction, they are ...
Plot: overdose, drug addict, drug addiction, drugs, drug use, male nudity, junkie, pubic hair
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Requiem for a Dream (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The hopes and dreams of four ambitious people are shattered when their drug addictions begin spiraling out of control. A look into addiction and how it overcomes the mind and body.
Style: psychological, bleak, disturbing, depressing, atmospheric ...
Plot: heroin, drug abuse, addiction, life is a bitch, insanity, drug addiction, hallucination, drug trip, depression, degradation, drug use, destructive relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, brooklyn new york city
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Castle in the Ground (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After the untimely death of his mother, a grieving teen befriends his charismatic but troubled neighbor, only to become ensnared in a world of addiction and violence as the opioid epidemic takes hold of his small town.
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: drugs, life is a bitch, criminal underworld, drug abuse, neighbor neighbor relationship, drug dealing, epidemic, teenage life, drug dealer, gang, drug use, small town life ...
Place: ontario canada
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Desperate Lives (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A brother and sister get caught up in the drug scene in their local high school, with tragic results.
Plot: high school, drug addiction, teacher student relationship, drug dealing, teenage boy, teenage girl, high school student, marijuana, propaganda, car accident, drugs, suicide ...
Time: 80s
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The Panic in Needle Park (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This movie is a stark portrayal of life among a group of heroin addicts who hang out in Needle Park in New York City. Played against this setting is a low-key love story between Bobby, a young addict and small-time hustler, and Helen, a homeless ...
Style: bleak, serious, rough, disturbing, depressing ...
Plot: drug abuse, drug addiction, drug addict, addiction, betrayal, drug use, couple relations, destructive relationship, couples, young lovers, life is a bitch, love ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york, california, new jersey
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Eight drug addicts are waiting for their connection in a New York apartment belonging to Leach. Jim Dunn, a budding filmmaker, has agreed to pay for the fix if the addicts will allow him to film the connection scene. After the men get their shots, ...
Plot: found footage, heroin, drug addiction, drug use, drugs, jazz, drug addict, drug dealer, loft, talking to the camera, female director
Place: new york
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Drifters (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Minna, a drug addict who makes a living dealing drugs, can't pay rent and after cheating some delinquents she runs with the money. She meets Katja and they move together to an illegal residence outside the city, where a group of people have ...
Style: psychological, thought provoking, unusual plot structure, suspense
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Time: 2010s
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Wasted (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A high-school track star (Nick Stahl) watches without judgment as his two best friends (Summer Phoenix, Aaron Paul) abuse heroin.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, rough, biting ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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46%
 6.3
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Cautionary anti-drug film based on a true story, made for NBC television. Drama about the effects on Jean Stapleton and Arthur Hill when their teenage son (John Putch, Stapleton's real-life son) gets spaced out on a marijuana joint laced with ...
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Country: USA
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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La Run (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Guillaume is a good young man. He has never taken hard drugs in his life, doesn't plan on trying, and has an honest job. Everything goes chaotic when he witnesses his father's attempted suicide over a heavy gambling debt. In order to pay ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, psychological
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Country: UK
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Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, emotional
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