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

Most similar movies to My Quick Way Out

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and touching films with plots about youth, crimes, society, coming of age, family relations, life is a bitch and juvenile delinquency mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like My Quick Way Out: May Allah Bless France (2014), Prison Song (2001), Brother (2014), Pals (1982), The Orheim Company (2012). 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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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, rough, realistic, 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
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75%
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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: touching, serious, atmospheric, realistic, 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)
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73%
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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: serious, sincere, 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 ⇓
67%
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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: serious, emotional, stylized, realistic, touching
Plot: childhood, parenthood, 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
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61%
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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, frame up, heist, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: marseille, quebec
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61%
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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, best friends, juvenile delinquency, innocence lost, high school, friendship, suburbs, high school life, suburban life, teenage life, working class ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, madrid, spain
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56%
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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
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53%
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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: single parent, kids in trouble, coming of age, youth, family relations, juvenile delinquency, parents and children, crimes, saxophone, single mother, childhood
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latvia
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52%
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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, rough, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, gang, crime, gangsters, urban ghetto, social misfits, going straight, urban, vengeance, friendship, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
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51%
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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: bleak, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: friendship, overdose, heroin addiction, prostitute, drugs/alcohol, juvenile delinquency, addiction, adolescence, teenager, prostitution, social issues, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, spain
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50%
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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: 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, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: madrid, spain, europe
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50%
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, revenge, crime, criminal heroes, prison, master criminal, fbi, fighting crime, confined, crimes, law enforcement, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s
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49%
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: captivating, serious, 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 ⇓
47%
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, civil war, bikini, drug, multiple time frames ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ 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: rough, serious, realistic, gloomy, captivating
Plot: coming of age, gang, redemption, mental illness, juvenile delinquency, downfall, suburbs, dysfunctional family, urban ghetto, suburban life, teenage life, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
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46%
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, touching, realistic
Plot: coming of age, farm, siblings relations, village, village life, society, youth, family relations, parents and children, religions or cults, church, female nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: belgium
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44%
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, juvenile delinquency, urban, urban ghetto, siblings relations, murder, urban ghetto life, crimes, society, family relations, gang, going straight ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, year 1969
Place: england, europe, london, belgium
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44%
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: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: racism, culture clash, discrimination, immigrants, starting over, misfit, society, optimism, fish out of water, hopes, racial discrimination, tradition versus modernity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain, barcelona, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: domestic disturbance, urban, innocence lost, 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 ⇓
41%
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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
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41%
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: serious, emotional, captivating, realistic, sentimental
Plot: prison, forbidden love, political unrest, hopes, love and romance, idealism, prison life, wrongfully committed, confined, society, state affairs, shot in the neck ...
Time: 20th century, 30s
Place: spain, galicia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, serious, realistic
Plot: prison, kidnapping, fugitives, hostages, ocean or sea, crime, manhunt, chases and races, confined, crimes, obsessive quest, friendship ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
One More Chance (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An ex-convict, after spending six years in prison, tries to re-establish a relationship with the son he hasn't seen in all that time.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Plot: kidnapping, missing person, crimes, adventure, friendship, cons and scams, confined, father son relationship
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ 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: touching, serious, realistic, gloomy, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, coming of age, parents and children, kissing, parent child relationship, beach house, youth, family relations, teenage life, dishonesty, family problems, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: emotional, serious, gloomy, realistic
Plot: blackmail, rape, young lovers, love and romance, kidnapping, youth, parents and children, haunted by the past, teenage life, life is a bitch, family relations, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 80s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: serious, stylized, dark humor, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: introspection, countryside, crimes, crime, gangsters, immigrants, down on your luck, criminal heroes, hopes, misfit, society, life is a bitch
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.0
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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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, juvenile delinquency, crimes, youth, crime, young lovers, vengeance, kids in trouble, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: rough, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: boot camp, drug dealing, urban ghetto, going straight, rehabilitation, drug dealer, self discovery, basic training, criminal heroes, hopes, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%