Movies like My Quick Way Out

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My Quick Way Out (2006)
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My Quick Way Out (2006)
Original name: Volando voy
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Biopic of Spain's Juan Carlos Delgado "El Pera", a young delinquent in the 1980's who is a car pilot and a sport journalist nowadays.
Style: stylized, serious, exciting, realistic, captivating
Plot: coming of age, criminal heroes, crime, juvenile delinquency, crimes, youth, going straight, car chase, kids in trouble, chases and races, hopes, child smoking, party, child driving car, older woman younger man relationship, female nudity, shower
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: madrid, spain

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and captivating films with plots about youth, coming of age, crimes, family relations, society, life is a bitch and juvenile delinquency mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like My Quick Way Out: May Allah Bless France (2014), Brother (2014), Prison Song (2001), Raise Ravens (1976), Pals (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
May Allah Bless France (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: French rapper, author, and spoken word artist Abd Al Malik makes his directorial debut with this adaptation of his 2004 autobiography, chronicling his upbringing in the crime- and drug-ridden streets of Strasbourg and his life-changing encounters ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, rough, touching
Plot: musician's life, hip hop, urban ghetto life, urban ghetto, coming of age, hopes, society, artists and showbiz, juvenile delinquency, follow your dream, rising to stardom, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
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95%
 6.8
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Brother (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Georgia, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Giorgi is 16 years old when he discovers another world through American films forbidden in all Soviet Union until then. Since the post-revolutionary chaos in his home town, Tbilisi, Giorgi has wanted to have succeeded by following the path of his ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, siblings relations, teenage life, coming of age, youth, family relations, prodigy, political unrest, crimes, society, disorder
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: georgia (former ussr)
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.7
 464
Prison Song (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Elijah has been bounced from group home to group home throughout his turbulent young life. What has sustained him is his art. After a promised scholarship is taken away, Elijah ends up in a fight that result in the death of another boy. Now, ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, rough, captivating ...
Plot: prison, juvenile delinquency, hip hop, musician's life, crime, redemption, prison life, society, youth, life is a bitch, child as adult, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 8.1
 8K
Raise Ravens (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Madrid, the orphan sisters Irene, Ana and Maite are raised by their austere aunt Paulina together with their mute and crippled grandmother after the death of their mother and their military father Anselmo. Ana is a melancholic girl, fascinated by ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching
Plot: orphan, human nature, parents and children, sibling relationship, siblings relations, coming of age, youth, family relations, mute or deaf, political unrest, politics, childhood trauma ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: madrid, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 6.4
 301
Pals (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The plot follows the misadventures of two young friends who are forced into street hustling and ever-expanding life of crime when one impregnates the sister of the other and they need to get the money to pay for her to have an abortion.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: friendship, juvenile delinquent, best friends, social issues, teenage life, society, youth, life is a bitch, friends, gays and lesbians, juvenile delinquency, social misfits ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.2
 2K
Neighborhood (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story in the vein of CITY OF GOD and KIDS - available for the first time in the U.S.!
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, best friends, juvenile delinquency, high school, innocence lost, suburbs, friendship, high school life, suburban life, teenage life, working class ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.5
 334
Us Two (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Françoise has gone into business seducing men whose wives want to divorce them, and who need incriminating evidence against them. In addition, she has a little blackmail operation going on on the side with politicians who can't afford a ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: prostitute, on the run, crimes, crime, dishonesty, romance, criminal heroes, gangsters, cons and scams, destiny, frame up, heist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: marseille, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Orheim Company (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A strong, human tale about a boy growing up with an alcoholic father, but also an energetic story about teenage lust, pain and passion – about liberation and redemption.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, stylized, touching
Plot: parenthood, childhood, orphanage, orphan, coming of age, parent child relationship, haunted by the past, teenage life, youth, family relations, parents and children, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Bullet Boy (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ricky is just out of a young offenders institute, heading home to Hackney and determined to go straight. Instead, he heads straight for trouble when he becomes involved in a street confrontation, siding with his best friend Wisdom against a local ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, gloomy ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, gang, crime, gangsters, urban ghetto, social misfits, urban, going straight, vengeance, friendship, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 500
Grand Pardon (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Le clan Bettoun : Raymond (le patriarche), Maurice (le fils), Jacky (le neveu), Roland (le neveu), Albert (le cousin de Raymond), Pépé (l'ami de Raymond), Samy (le garde du corps) sont un clan familial de caïds pieds-Noirs juifs du crime ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: gangsters, crime, family business, crimes, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, interracial relations, criminal heroes, family life, law enforcement, family relations, police detective ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Toy Soldiers (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: On one evening in a decade of sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll, the innocence of youth and family unravels. Five parallel coming-of-age stories dramatize the stages of grief. A youthful mother in a custody battle over her children, finds ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, psychological, captivating
Plot: coming of age, drugs/alcohol, innocence lost, misfit, youth, gays and lesbians, social misfits, addiction, coming out, custody, haunted by the past, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.3
 578
The Hot Potato (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The 'Hot Potato' is an exciting new British period ‘caper movie’, in the spirit of ‘The Italian Job’ and ‘Two Way Stretch’ and is based on real events which took place at the end of the 1960s in London’s East End.
Style: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: cons and scams, heist, crimes, criminal heroes, gangsters, chase, car chase, hitman, chases and races, danger, dishonesty, nuclear threat ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.8
 570
Overdose (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Bilbao. The commander of the Guardia Civil, Evaristo Torrecuadrada discovers that his son Paco of 17 years old is a heroin addict. His hope was to see him in the Military Academy. Paco, by differences with his father, runs away from home with a ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough
Plot: friendship, heroin addiction, overdose, prostitute, juvenile delinquency, drugs/alcohol, addiction, adolescence, prostitution, social issues, teenager, drug abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 790
Lost Angels (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Rich L.A. party brat Tim (Adam Horovitz) spins into a cycle of despair after his parents divorce, and trying to fill the void with drugs and trouble only buys him a ticket to an asylum. But with the help of a psychiatrist (Donald Sutherland) who has ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, gloomy, captivating
Plot: coming of age, gang, redemption, mental illness, juvenile delinquency, suburbs, downfall, dysfunctional family, suburban life, urban ghetto, teenage life, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Mother, I Love You (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Latvia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Raimonds, a 12 year old boy, falls into a world of petty crime while trying to stay out of trouble with his mother.
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: single parent, kids in trouble, coming of age, youth, family relations, juvenile delinquency, parents and children, crimes, childhood, single mother, saxophone
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latvia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Revenge of Al Capone (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After Al Capone is imprisoned, he still continues to run his empire, and plots to assassinate the mayor of Chicago.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, organized crime, criminal heroes, crime, master criminal, prison, fbi, fighting crime, confined, crimes, law enforcement, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Letters from Alou (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A group of Africans clandestinely reaches the coast of southern Spain. Among them is Alou, a 28 years old Senegalese. As all his belongings are stolen while in Almería, he has no choice but to engage in street vending. His only pleasure are the ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: racism, culture clash, discrimination, immigrants, starting over, misfit, society, optimism, fish out of water, hopes, interracial marriage, african ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain, barcelona, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Confetti Harvest (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dorsvloer vol Confetti tells the story of young Katelijne, who grows up in a religious family in the countryside in Zeeland. Based on the novel by Franca Treur.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching
Plot: farm, coming of age, siblings relations, village, village life, society, youth, family relations, parents and children, religions or cults, female nudity, teenage girl ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Way I Spent the End of the World (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Bucharest 1989 - the last year of Ceausecu's dictatorship. Eva lives with her parents and her 7 year old brother, Lalalilu. One day at school, Eva and her boyfriend accidentally break a bust of Ceausescu. They are forced to confess their crime ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, young heroes, human spirit, rebelliousness, siblings relations, coming of age, hopes, youth, family relations, buddies, idealism, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.2
 497
Salvation Army (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Morocco, Switzerland
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Abdellah is a young gay man navigating the sexual, racial and political climate of Morocco. Growing up in a large family in a working-class neighborhood, Abdellah is caught between a distant father, an authoritarian mother, an older brother whom he ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, bleak, emotional
Plot: coming of age, gays and lesbians, self discovery, teenage life, gender, youth, parents and children, family relations, college graduate, teenage boy, father son relationship, gay student ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: morocco, switzerland, geneva switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Carpenter's Pencil (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A story of love and obsession during the Spanish Civil War
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, sentimental
Plot: prison, forbidden love, political unrest, hopes, love and romance, idealism, prison life, wrongfully committed, confined, society, state affairs, female nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 30s
Place: spain, galicia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.2
 28K
Rumble Fish (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Rusty James, an absent-minded street thug struggles to live up to his legendary older brother's reputation, and longs for the days when gang warfare was going on.
Style: stylized, gloomy, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: gang, neo noir, juvenile delinquency, coming of age, street gang, youth, going straight, human nature, urban, siblings relations, crimes, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: oklahoma, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 255
Phoenix 11·23 (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the fall of 2004, Eric Bertrand, a 14 years , created a website inspired by "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" to defend the Catalan language. One night, thirty civil guards of anti-terrorist squad Madrid, burst into his home ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: false accusation, teenage life, computers and web, injustice, fighting the system, against the odds, society, youth, life turned upside down, dishonesty, rebellion, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The World Made Straight (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In a rural Appalachian community haunted by the legacy of a Civil War massacre, a rebellious young man struggles to escape the violence that would bind him to the past.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: social relations, starting over, haunted by the past, coming of age, crimes, hopes, youth, life is a bitch, massacre, bikini, drug, civil war ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Like a Puppet Out of Strings (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two Brothers; Tom and Felipe, have moved up the ranks of the street gangs because they have no greater devotion than the protection of each other. Luis, former gang member, is now a cop, his life having been turned around by Angelica, a female cop. ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: crime, urban, juvenile delinquency, siblings relations, urban ghetto, murder, urban ghetto life, crimes, society, family relations, gang, going straight ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.8
 3K
Adrift (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A 1980s-set drama about a teenage girl undergoing her sexual awakening when she learns about her father's infidelities.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, gloomy, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, coming of age, parents and children, beach house, parent child relationship, kissing, youth, family relations, teenage life, dishonesty, family problems, teenage love ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Nothing in Return (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: One summer, Dario flees the hellish environment of his home. Luismi, unconditional friend, a poor devil with pretensions of winning, and Antonia, an old woman who collects abandoned his motorcar furniture, become his new family. Three generations ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Audience: teen drama
Plot: friendship, coming of age, urban, adolescence, family drama, youth, friends, buddies, teenage life, voyeurism, shoplifting, trial ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Stories from the Kronen (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Carlos is a young student, just 21. Nice or annoying as he likes, enjoys provoking and transgreding. In the night he goes out to meet his friends in the Kronen, a bar. Every situation can be taken a little farther. There are no limits, no accepted ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, touching, sexual ...
Plot: bar, youth, friends, buddies, against the rules, friendship, love and romance, couples, taking off pants, taking off underwear, homoerotic fight, naked in public ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
White Irish Drinkers (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A coming of age story set in 1975 working-class Brooklyn, in which two teenage brothers living with their abusive father and their well-meaning but ineffective mother are caught up in a life of petty crime. Older brother Danny concocts a daring ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: domestic disturbance, innocence lost, urban, crime, parents and children, siblings relations, family in crisis, working class, coming of age, city life, crimes, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.0
 2K
The Wee Man (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The true life story of the rise to power of Glasgow gangster Paul Ferris.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, urban ghetto, gangsters, rise to the top, vengeance, crimes, rivalry, criminal's revenge, rise and fall, uninhibited rivalry, frame up ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 90s
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%