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The Riot Club (2014)
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The Riot Club (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two first-year students at Oxford University join the infamous Riot Club, where reputations can be made or destroyed over the course of a single evening.
Style: captivating, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, satirical, tense, serious, sincere, clever, dark ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: student life, spoiled brat, university, friends, social relations, society, debauchery, social differences, rich, eccentricity, stereotypes, initiation, youth, college life, power relations, capitalism, secret society, friendship, graphic violence, college, rivalry, young adult, satire, british, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century, 80s, year 1976, 1850s, 1700s
Place: england, oxford university, europe, london, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, tense and suspenseful films with plots about youth, murder, society, death, cigarette smoking, friendship and drinking alcohol mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like The Riot Club: Kill Your Darlings (2013), The Scouting Book for Boys (2009), On the Ice (2011), Spring Breakers (2012), Flocking (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Kill Your Darlings (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A murder in 1944 draws together the great poets of the beat generation: Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs.
Style: captivating, bleak, serious, intellectual, psychological ...
Plot: poet, sexual tension, youth, friendship, friends, mental illness, gay, bohemian life, obsession, student life, lifestyle, murder ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 21st century, year 1944, year 2005 ...
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, harlem, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
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83%
The Scouting Book for Boys (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Thomas Turgoose (This Is England) stars as David, a young boy who lives a carefree life on a coastal caravan park with his best friend Emily (Holliday Grainger). When David learns that Emily is being forced to move away, he helps her hide out in a ...
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: leaving home, friendship, youth, life is a bitch, society, secret place, family problems, rebelliousness, dysfunctional family, teenage life, parents and children, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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On the Ice (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Barrow, Alaska, teenagers Qalli and Aivaaq find their bond tested when a seal-hunting trip goes wrong, resulting in the death of their friend.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, tense ...
Plot: friendship, family relations, death, grief, parents and children, buddies, youth, village, society, crimes, accidental death, hip hop culture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.3
 141K
Spring Breakers (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After four college girls rob a restaurant to fund their spring break in Florida, they get entangled with a weird dude with his own criminal agenda.
Style: stylized, sexual, sexy, disturbing, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: party, juvenile delinquency, best friends, youth, teenage life, lifestyle, society, satire, female friendship, strong sexual content, cocaine, summer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: florida, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Flocking (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After a teenage girl reports a rape, her village ostracizes her and her family.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, gloomy
Plot: family relations, youth, teenage life, life turned upside down, society, parents and children, social relations, village, young love, child's point of view, generation gap, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Dirty Pretty Things (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An urban hotel in London is a gathering and flash point for legal and illegal immigrants attempting to cobble together their lives in a new country. The immigrants include Senay, a Turkish woman, and a Nigerian doctor named Okwe who is working as a ...
Style: bleak, thought provoking, suspenseful, tense, harsh ...
Plot: hotel, immigrants, friendship, blackmail, maid, black market, theft, illegal immigration, surgery, prostitute, social decay, lebanese ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, nigeria, turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.7
 193
The Fold (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Struggling with her grief, Anglican priest Rebecca Ashton tries to replace her deceased daughter with another girl.
Style: tense, realistic, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: obsession, friendship, society, under the surface, immigrants, clergy, life is a bitch, female protagonist, dangerous attraction, family problems, friends, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Wasted on the Young (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a high school party goes dangerously off the rails, one teenager finds that revenge is just a computer click away.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, youth, teenage life, family relations, social relations, teenage love, rivalry, murder, high school life, social misfits, computers and web, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Corrupted (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set ahead of the 2012 London Olympics, the film follows Liam (Sam Claflin), an ex-con trying to win back the love and trust of his family. He has lost everything at the hands of a local crime syndicate run by Clifford Cullen (Spall), who has ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, tense, psychological, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corruption, friendship, murder, escapades, family, society, police, rivalry, small town, parents and children, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, year 2002, year 2012
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.6
 12K
Dread (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Three college students set out to document what other people dread most.
Style: disturbing, psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: fear, manipulation, nightmare, human nature, social relations, mind game, obsession, youth, dishonesty, college, rivalry, held captive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Trespasser (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Estevão , Ivan e Gilberto são companheiros desde os tempos de faculdade e sócios de uma construtora de sucesso há mais de 15 anos. O relacionamento entre eles sempre foi muito bom, até que um desentendimento na condução dos negócios faz com ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: hitman, murder, crime gone awry, betrayal, partners, dishonesty, society, cons and scams, social differences, blackmail, workplace, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.6
 20K
Cracks (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland, Spain, France, Switzerland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jealousy flares after the headmistress of an elite boarding school for girls becomes obsessed with a new student.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: older woman younger woman relationship, boarding school life, asthma, boarding school, girls' boarding school, lesbian relationship, mental illness, school, teacher student relationship, teachers and students, underage drinking, coming of age ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1934
Place: england, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
New Best Friend (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alicia is a poor girl starting college. Hadley, Julianne and Sydney are three well-off girls in a row house. Classes begin and Alicia is paired with Hadley to work on a sociology class project. At first rejected, Alicia is finally accepted into ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, sexy, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: investigation, college, teenage life, betrayal, murder, wealth, manipulation, mystery, mind game, youth, overdose, sheriff ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.2
 12K
Edmond (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Seemingly mild-mannered businessman Edmond Burke visits a fortuneteller and hears a remark that spurs him to leave his wife abruptly and seek what is missing from his life. Encounters with strangers and unsavory people weaken the barriers ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, psychological, cynical, rough ...
Plot: bipolar disorder, midlife crisis, racism, murder, prejudice, fortune teller, starting over, destiny, unlikely criminals, society, self control, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
 71K
Changing Lanes (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A rush-hour fender-bender on New York City's crowded FDR Drive, under most circumstances, wouldn't set off a chain reaction that could decimate two people's lives. But on this day, at this time, a minor collision will turn two ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, bleak, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: lawyer, bankruptcy, custody battle, vengeance, hotshot lawyer, accident, social differences, obsession, down on your luck, human nature, rich and poor, workplace problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.3
 4K
Brotherhood (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Adam Buckley finds himself in the middle of a convenience store robbery during his last night as a pledge for a college fraternity. When the initiation ritual goes horribly wrong, and every move proves disastrous, Adam is forced to confront a new ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: robbery, stolen money, hostage, prank, crime gone awry, crimes, college life, college, buddies, youth, friends, trust ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Tom Brown's Schooldays (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The determined new headmaster of an English prep school attempts to reform the frequently unruly students, who are tormented by a ruthless bully.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: boarding school, friends, self discovery, dedicated educator, hardcase students, misfit, lifestyle, power relations, teachers and students, teenage life, corporal punishment, coming of age ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
 9K
Undertow (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Munns, father John and sons Chris and Tim, recede to the woods of rural Georgia. Their life together is forever changed with the arrival of Uncle Deel, though the tragedy that follows forces troubled Chris to become a man.
Style: harsh, suspenseful, suspense, depressing, intense ...
Plot: farm, juvenile delinquency, lifestyle, parents and children, dysfunctional family, brother brother relationship, coming of age, kids in trouble, murder, teenage boy, homelessness, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: georgia, usa, iceland, nebraska, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 6.5
 522
Poison Friends (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A group of college students are duped by a charming pathological liar.
Style: talky, realistic, serious, cynical, thought provoking ...
Plot: friendship, youth, friends, power relations, college life, betrayal, student life, college, teachers and students, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, student, mishap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Catch Me Daddy (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Laila, a girl on the run from her family is hiding out in West Yorkshire with her drifter boyfriend Aaron. When her brother arrives in town with a gang of thugs in tow, she is forced to flee for her life and faces her darkest night.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, serious ...
Plot: woman in danger, family relations, on the run, track down, gang, bounty hunter, family problems, graphic violence, runaway, death of brother, chase, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 236
Norfolk (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Set in Norfolk, amidst an idyllic, brooding landscape, an innocent teenage boy and his battle-weary father live a simple life. Days are spent hunting, fishing and daydreaming. Out-of-nowhere, disrupting this tranquility, a mysterious intense figure ...
Style: tense, captivating, serious, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: teenage life, hitman, family in crisis, family relations, parents and children, family problems, life is a bitch, isolation, single parent, youth, father son relationship, mercenary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Fierce People (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A massage therapist looking to overcome her addictions and reconnect with her son, whose father is an anthropologist in South America studying the Yanomani people, moves in with a wealthy ex-client.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: addiction, family relations, coming of age, single mother, parents and children, social differences, teenage life, money, life is a bitch, billionaire, summer, teenage boy ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.9
 6K
Last Orders (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jack Dodd was a London butcher who enjoyed a pint with his mates for over 50 years. When he died, he died as he lived, with a smile on his face watching a horse race on which he had bet, with borrowed money. But before he died he had a final ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, talky, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, last wish, death, memory, family relations, partners, parents and children, self discovery, friends, friendship between men, old love, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1989
Place: england, europe, london, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Five Corners (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A psychotic young man returns to his old neighborhood after release from prison. He seeks out the woman he previously tried to rape and the man who protected her, with twisted ideas of love for her and hate for him.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, stalking, friendship, prison, crimes, rape, police detective, rapist, violence, elevator, ex convict, theft ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, bronx new york city, usa, mississippi, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.3
 11K
Enduring Love (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two strangers become dangerously close after witnessing a deadly accident. On a beautiful cloudless day a young couple celebrate their reunion with a picnic. Joe has planned a postcard-perfect afternoon in the English countryside with his partner, ...
Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, haunted by the past, countryside, attempted murder, post traumatic stress, couple relations, obsessive love, dangerous attraction, guilt, mental illness, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Higher Learning (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 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, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: racism, resentment, college, rejection, politics, injustice, society, university, self discovery, college life, student life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.6
 108K
The Wave (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A school teacher discusses types of government with his class. His students find it too boring to repeatedly go over national socialism and believe that dictatorship cannot be established in modern Germany. He starts an experiment to show how easily ...
Style: philosophical, psychological, disturbing, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: fascism, teachers and students, experiment, nazism, bullying, high school, dictatorship, teacher, suicide, against humanity, dictator, anarchist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.6
 7K
The King (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A motiveless malignancy? Elvis leaves the Navy and heads for Texas where he contacts his father, whom he's never met, the pastor at a Christian community church. Pastor Dave tells Elvis to stay away and, without telling his family that Elvis is ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: brother sister incest, incestuous sex, redemption, hypocrisy, confession, incest, murder, haunted by the past, family problems, society, clergy, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.3
 10K
The War Zone (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An alienated teenager, saddened that he has moved away from London, must find a way to deal with a dark family secret.
Style: disturbing, bleak, rough, serious, emotional ...
Plot: incest, sexual abuse, father daughter incest, incest rape, innocence lost, mature, family relations, parents and children, teenage life, family problems, rape of a minor, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.7
 321
Bypass (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Tim has no job, but Tim ‘works’, selling stolen goods...In the face of mounting internal and external pressure, how far will he go to keep his head above water and protect those he loves?
Style: suspenseful, touching, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, parents and children, crimes, youth, family relations, society, down on your luck, working class, terminal illness, criminal, urban
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%