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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: exciting, serious, captivating, realistic, stylized
Plot: coming of age, crimes, youth, crime, hopes, car chase, juvenile delinquency, chases and races, criminal heroes, going straight, kids in trouble, party, female nudity, male female relationship, older woman younger man relationship, shower, child driving car, child smoking
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: madrid, spain

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and touching films with plots about youth, crimes, coming of age, family relations, life is a bitch, society and juvenile delinquency mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like My Quick Way Out: May Allah Bless France (2014), Brother (2014), Mother, I Love You (2013), The Orheim Company (2012), 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: touching, rough, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: follow your dream, crimes, urban ghetto life, youth, religions or cults, urban ghetto, hip hop, artists and showbiz, hopes, life is a bitch, ambition, society ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france
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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: gloomy, touching, stylized, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: youth, juvenile delinquency, prodigy, society, crimes, siblings relations, disorder, teenage life, political unrest, coming of age, family relations
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: georgia (former ussr)
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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: serious, touching, realistic
Plot: coming of age, juvenile delinquency, kids in trouble, family relations, parents and children, crimes, youth, single parent, saxophone, single mother, childhood
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latvia
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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: touching, realistic, serious, emotional, stylized
Plot: parenthood, childhood, orphanage, coping, teenage life, youth, coming of age, parents and children, hopes, family relations, haunted by the past, orphan ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: touching, realistic, sincere, serious
Plot: friendship, juvenile delinquent, social decay, teenage life, friends, family relations, social misfits, crimes, juvenile delinquency, youth, best friends, gender ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain, madrid
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59%
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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: realistic, serious, bleak, rough, psychological ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, kids in trouble, urban ghetto, family relations, friends, parents and children, siblings relations, city life, hopes, criminal heroes, crime, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england, london
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57%
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: youth, coming of age, starting over, social relations, life is a bitch, hopes, crimes, haunted by the past, bikini, civil war, multiple time frames, drug ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: north carolina, usa
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53%
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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, suburban life, life is a bitch, contests and competitions, juvenile delinquency, working class, friends, family relations, youth, drug dealing, best friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: madrid, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Five Star (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After John’s absent father is struck by a stray bullet, Primo takes it upon himself to verse the young boy in the code of the streets—one founded on respect and upheld by fear. A member of the Bloods since the age of twelve—both in the film ...
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, sincere, rough ...
Plot: parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, criminal heroes, single parent, drug dealing, youth, family relations, coming of age, teaching the ways of the world, crime, haunted by the past, gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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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: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: coming of age, farm, parents and children, siblings relations, youth, society, village life, village, religions or cults, family relations, church, teenage girl ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: realistic, serious, bleak, rough
Plot: friendship, prostitute, heroin addiction, overdose, buddies, urban, drugs/alcohol, crimes, juvenile delinquency, drug abuse, youth, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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, realistic, thought provoking, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: gang, coming of age, redemption, juvenile delinquency, youth, life is a bitch, society, dysfunctional family, nightlife, teenage life, family problems, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Plot: siblings relations, hopes, family relations, urban ghetto, youth, juvenile delinquency, murder, gang, redemption, urban, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: future
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44%
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: emotional, bleak, serious, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: domestic disturbance, down on your luck, youth, innocence lost, family life, family problems, coming of age, siblings relations, family in crisis, city life, crime, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
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44%
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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Hot Potato (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: realistic, rough, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful ...
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Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1969
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Us Two (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: quebec, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: realistic, captivating, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Grand Pardon (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, rough
Plot: gangsters, criminal heroes, interracial relations, police detective, law enforcement, family life, family business, rivalry, family relations, uninhibited rivalry, crime, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: orphan, poison, human nature, coming of age, political unrest, family relations, youth, mute or deaf, siblings relations, parents and children, politics, sibling relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: madrid, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Hero Ain't Nothin' But a Sandwich (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Faced with the harsh reality of growing up in the ghetto, 13-year old Benjie (Larry B. Scott) turns to heroin to escape. After Benjie hits rock bottom, his mother (Cicely Tyson) and her boyfriend (Paul Winfield) must sacrifice to help him overcome ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: ghetto, city life, parents and children, social misfits, urban ghetto life, crimes, adolescence vs adulthood, hopes, gangsters, teenage life, going straight, social decay ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Brain Drain (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fideo and Panta are two teenage rascals and thieves who dream of traveling to "the promised land", the United States. Rambling between good and evil, roc and tango, this is an action story turned romance when the two youngsters fall in ...
Style: rough, tense, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: youth, rivalry, gang, law enforcement, dishonesty, juvenile delinquency, crime, crimes, vengeance, kids in trouble, young lovers, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Martin's Day (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Threatened with recapture after a prison escape, Martin Stechert grabs a 12-year-old as hostage. He proves to be named Martin, too a quiet "good little boy" always obeying the rules, whom life has given only dismal loneliness and ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious
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Time: 80s
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40%
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The Good Boy (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story follows Angel (González), twenty years old and barely employed, a man of few friends and a not too promising boxing career. Angel and his mother scrape out a living in Madrid. Enter Vidal, a professional bank robber and a real charmer, ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, rough
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.2
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Streeters (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Authentic and committed, moving and stormy drama of street kids from Mexico City. Wonderful adaptation of successful play about street kids who have more trouble with corrupt cops, than with dirty and heavy work.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, bleak, serious
Plot: urban ghetto life, society, gang, urban ghetto, kids in trouble, coming of age, youth, drug dealing, police corruption, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
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39%
First Time Felon (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Inspired by the true story of Greg Yance. In the film, Yance (Epps) is a hood who goes to jail for possession of drugs. He is given a choice: 5 years in jail or a couple of months in boot camp. He chooses boot camp and finds out it is tougher than ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: boot camp, drug dealing, urban ghetto life, crimes, life is a bitch, society, juvenile delinquency, youth, self discovery, criminal heroes, hopes, gang ...
Time: 90s
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38%
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, realistic, touching
Audience: teen drama
Plot: friendship, coming of age, youth, friends, urban, buddies, teenage life, adolescence, family drama, teenage boy, robbery, police chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: realistic, sexual, gloomy, sexy, touching ...
Plot: infidelity, coming of age, youth, parents and children, family relations, dishonesty, family problems, teenage life, parent child relationship, beach house, kissing, love ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: latin america, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Hanged Man (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Ireland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Two lovers break the law and struggle to stay together when carnal obsession causes tempers to flare.
Style: gloomy, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: blackmail, rape, teenage life, family relations, youth, young lovers, haunted by the past, parents and children, love and romance, life is a bitch, kidnapping, breasts ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 80s
Place: spain
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35%
The Resurrection of a Bastard (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A criminal from Amsterdam barely surviving a liquidation. An old Frisian farmer bent on revenge. An illegal immigrant with uncertain prospects. Eventually, they meet under an ancient oak tree. Beyond the last town.
Style: rough, offbeat, realistic, dark humor, serious ...
Plot: crime, hopes, gangsters, crimes, down on your luck, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, immigrants, countryside, society, introspection, misfit
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