Movies like Taxi 1996

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Taxi (1996)
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Taxi (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A young girl, after failing an exam, is forced by her father, a taxi-driver, to learn his profession. Soon she discovers that her father is not only a driver but also a member of a racist group eliminating immigrants, homosexual, transvestite, etc. people. She also falls in love with a boy, also a taxi-driver and a "socio" of the group.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, disturbing
Plot: racism, taxi, immigrants, crimes, vengeance, politics, crime, life is a bitch, rebellion, fall in love, vigilantism, society, gender, gays and lesbians, deadly, rivalry, skinhead, transvestism, fascism, christmas, lesbian, gay, prostitute, fascist, violence ...
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to Taxi

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and disturbing films with plots about crimes, life is a bitch, society, crime, vengeance, murder and deadly mostly in Drama, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like Taxi: Boulevard (1994), Nattbuss 807 (1997), Rosario Tijeras (2005), Sex, Lies and Death (2011), American Visa (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Boulevard (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A street prostitute takes in an abused young woman on the run from her misogynist boyfriend, leading to both facing off against the prostitute's dreaded pimp and a relentless police detective out to arrest all of them.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: adoption, juvenile delinquency, society, couples, low lives, vengeance, sexual abuse, deadly, prostitute, rivalry, downfall, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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95%
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Nattbuss 807 (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Kalle, en kille i 18-års åldern har hamnat lite snett i livet. Han umgås mest med främlingsfientliga personer. Carlos är en kille i 16-års åldern, han har bott i Sverige större delen av sitt liv med sin mor och hennes äldre bror. Hans pappa ...
Style: bleak, emotional, disturbing, rough, serious ...
Plot: racism, murder, immigrants, investigation, crime, urban, city life, crimes, law enforcement, society, deadly, city ...
Time: 90s
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Rosario Tijeras (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Colombia, Mexico, Spain, Brazil
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Rosario Tijeras has been abused by men all her life, initially by her stepfather. Years later, she works as a paid assassin, seducing men and killing them when they least expect it. She meets Emilio, a wealthy womanizer, and his best friend, ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: hitman, love triangle, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, crimes, crime, danger, friendship, social decay, vigilantism, vengeance, rape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1989
Place: colombia, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Sex, Lies and Death (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Colombia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Viviana (Andrea Lopez) and Alicia (Martha Isabel Bolaños) have never met, but they're about to get intimately acquainted. One day, while tipping drinks back in a bar, the two women strike up a conversation that quickly turns personal, Viviana ...
Style: serious, tense, suspense, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: vengeance, life is a bitch, unlikely criminals, crime, crimes, battle of the sexes, misogynist, dysfunctional marriage, abusive husband, lust, lesbian, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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American Visa (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Bolivia, Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After being denied an American visa, a Bolivian professor becomes involved in a web of criminal activities, holds-up the American consulate and falls for a beautiful prostitute from the Bolivian lowlands.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: fall in love, couples, estrangement, starting over, immigrants, romance, love and romance, society, politics, crimes, visa, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bolivia, miami, florida
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63%
Our Lady of the Assassins (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain, France, Colombia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: World-weary arthur Fernando has returned to his native Colombia to live out his days in peace. But Fernando's once-quiet hometown has become a hotbed of violence, drugs and corruption. On the brink of despair, Fernando meets Alexis, a ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, rough, meditative, serious ...
Plot: gay, gang, murder, drug dealing, vengeance, teenage life, love affair, fall in love, life is a bitch, youth, friendship, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: colombia, los angeles, usa, latin america, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Last Resort (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 73 min.
Story: When a young Russian woman and her son leave Moscow to meet her fiancé, who fails to show up, she declares political asylum.
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, serious
Plot: immigrants, racism, romance, love affair, society, human nature, realism, russian, racial discrimination, male female relationship, fiancee, mother son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, russia, europe, britain
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54%
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Clandestine (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Three boys escape from a youth prison in Spain, and head for the city of Madrid. Xabi and Joel, both Spanish, and an Arabic boy named Driss, quickly meet up with some eccentric people on the road. Joel, and the very cute and lovable Driss have no ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, bomb, love affair, crimes, life is a bitch, confined, betrayal, police, youth, curses spells and rituals, gays and lesbians, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Higher Learning (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Malik (Omar Epps) is an African-American student attending on a track scholarship; academics are not his strong suit, and he goes in thinking that his athletic abilities will earn him a free ride through college. Fudge (Ice Cube), a ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, serious, emotional, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: racism, resentment, college, rejection, politics, injustice, society, college life, self discovery, student life, university, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Rape of Richard Beck (1985)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The tables turn for cynical police officer Richard Beck (Richard Crenna) when he's viciously attacked by two homicidal crooks. Having never been empathetic toward the victims he's dealt with on a daily basis, Beck must now confront the ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: rape, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, vengeance, rivalry, life is a bitch, murder, danger, legal ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Outrage (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Marco Vallez (Antonio Banderas) is possessed by the beauty of a circus sharp shooter, and from the second they meet he is willing to give up everything to be with her. But one horrifying night sends them both down a road of revenge leaving behind a ...
Style: serious, bleak, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: journalism, murder, gang rape, vengeance, violence spree, vigilantism, psychopath, mentally unstable, lovers on the run, rape, on the run, rage ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Execution of Justice (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of an assassin who killed a mayor in the 1970's in what was known as the "Twinkie Defense".
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, controversial, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, fighting the system, crimes, rebellion, gays and lesbians, society, legal investigation, assassination, army investigation, against the rules, dishonesty, state affairs ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Sins of the Father (2002)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In 1965 a bomb was planted in a Church in Alabama, killing four black girls. Thirty years later, Tom Cherry breaks his silence to discredit his father's alibi for the night in question.
Style: emotional, rough, disturbing, realistic, serious ...
Plot: racism, investigation, moral dilemma, introspection, haunted by the past, injustice, parents and children, crimes, society, legal, rebellion, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, alabama, birmingham alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Weapons (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Weapons presents a series of brutal, seemingly random youth-related killings over the course of a weekend in a typical small town in America, and tragically reveals how they are all interrelated.
Style: serious, rough, disturbing, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, deadly, vengeance, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, youth, working class, society, homecoming, small town, murder, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Jason's Lyric (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The story of a young man who must confront his own fears about love as well as his relationships with family and friends.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, rough, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: family relations, ghetto, crimes, crime, romance, relationships, parents and children, haunted by the past, love affair, siblings relations, family problems, urban ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam, asia, houston texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Skinheads vs. Hooligans (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An interracial couple is attacked and the woman is gang-raped in a random attack. This prompts the woman to commit suicide and the man decides to seek revenge from the inside by joining the gang. However, once inside he learns of the reasons ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: interracial relations, revenge, skinhead, crimes, deadly, gang, kids in trouble, vengeance, society, rivalry, juvenile delinquency, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Made in Britain (1982)
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, police, prison, kids in trouble, society, rebellion, crimes, misfit ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Steel Toes (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Steel Toes is a provocative exploration of the inescapable and insidious presence of racial and religious intolerance in our society.
Style: disturbing, psychological, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: racism, confined, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, introspection, prison, misfit, crimes, legal, husband wife relationship, liberal, immigrants ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal quebec, montreal, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, crimes, fighting the system, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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End of Love (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stuck in a Christian 'rehabilitation' camp, Ming recalls his double life, a whirlwind of sex and drugs as a rent boy, and a sedate, romantic life with the older and more conservative Yen. Secrets and lies haunt their relationship, as ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, gloomy, sexual
Plot: betrayal, drug abuse, coming out, introspection, couples, love and romance, gays and lesbians, romance, society, prostitute, lovers reunited, gender bending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Butcher's Son (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Dominican Republic
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A cop works against his country's corrupt government in order to find justice on a case.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: uncover truth, rivalry, crimes, political corruption, danger, hitman, vengeance, haunted by the past, heroes, betrayal, dishonesty, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: juvenile delinquency, gang, brutality, murder, police, crimes, police investigation, teenage life, vengeance, drug dealing, deadly, youth ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 70s
Place: new jersey, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Hardcore (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Leaving behind a hard life with their families, two young girls end up in a brothel, fall in love and support one another against the adversities and violence of the night.
Style: rough, stylized, serious, captivating, sexual ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, drug abuse, femme fatale, going straight, life is a bitch, lesbian sex, dangerous attraction, social differences, addiction, destructive relationship, sexual abuse, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 118K
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, neo nazi, adolescence, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: england, europe, britain, northern england, woodstock
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.0
 2K
Hidden Away (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: At the age of 14 the world around you changes at a dizzying speed. But what if actually it's you that changing? What if these changes take you away from what up until now, has been your world? Ibrahim and Rafa are going to suffer these changes ...
Style: atmospheric, sincere, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: gay teenager, gay love, gay, unlikely couple, gay romance, teenage love, teenage life, self discovery, closeted gay, love and romance, society, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Liberation of L.B. Jones (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A gloomy vision of the possibility of decent relations between whites and blacks anywhere, including the South. Undertaker L.B. Jones, the richest black man in his county of Tennessee, is divorcing his wife for infidelity with a white policeman. ...
Style: gloomy, suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious ...
Plot: racism, interracial romance, law firm, small town, interracial relations, pregnancy, pursuit, tragic hero, racial tension, legal, law enforcement, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s
Place: tennessee, southern usa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.0
 158
Straight (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Straight is the story of a messy love triangle between two men and a woman. Nazim (Eralp Uzun) is a hot young Turkish guy involved in petty crime. He goes out each night with his buddies, cruising for girls and dealing drugs in a seedy city square ...
Style: captivating, realistic, sexy, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: love triangle, ghetto, gay, couples, society, gender, social worker, jealousy, cheating, bisexual, romance, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Lost Son (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Xavier Lombard is a world-weary private eye in London, in exile from his native Paris; his best friend is Nathalie, a high-class call girl. He gets a call from an old friend from the Paris police department, now a businessman whose brother-in-law is ...
Style: gloomy, suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious ...
Plot: murder, sexual abuse, private detective, pedophile, haunted by the past, love affair, profanity, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), deadly, rivalry, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, mexico, latin america, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.7
 203
Silver Man (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A street performer fights a pathological man for his girlfriend's love.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: criminal's revenge, hotshot hero, dangerous attraction, fall in love, gangsters, crimes, deadly, rivalry, love and romance, romance, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Head On (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Nineteen-year-old Ari confronts both his sexuality and his Greek family. Ari despises his once-beloved parents, former radical activists, for having entombed themselves in insular tradition. Ari is obsessed with gay sex, although he does make an ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, queer cinema ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, drug abuse, racism, friendship, coming out, unemployment, family relations, bisexuality, gay interest, family life, human nature, repression ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: melbourne australia, australia, melbourne, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%