Movies like Crocodile 1996

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Crocodile (1996)
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Crocodile (1996)
Original name: 악어
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Crocodile is a 1996 South Korean film. It was the directorial debut of Ki-duk Kim and stars Cho Jae-hyun as "Crocodile".The film tells the story of a man living at the edge of the Han River in Seoul, who saves a woman trying to commit suicide. He then proceeds to rape and abuse her until an odd relationship develops between them.
Style: rough, bleak, serious, realistic, disturbing
Plot: suicide, friendship, friends, misfit, betrayal, performer's life, life is a bitch, mute or deaf, rape, violence, street kid, suicide attempt, diving, city, poverty, street life, underwater, attempted rape, homelessness, street vendor, homosexual rape
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: korea, seoul, south korea

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, bleak and disturbing films with plots about life is a bitch, friendship, youth, society, friends, misfit and teenage life mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Crocodile: Silenced (2011), Bad Guy (2001), Moebius (2013), The Isle (2000), Life Hits (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Silenced (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Based on actual events that took place at Gwangju Inhwa School for the hearing-impaired, where young deaf students were the victims of repeated sexual assaults by faculty members over a period of five years in the early 2000s.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: child abuse, sex crime, mute or deaf, rape, disability, teacher student sex, sexual abuse, punishment, life is a bitch, youth, society, social activist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, south korea
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Bad Guy (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A criminal who runs a brothel becomes obsessed with a beautiful college student. When she rejects him he sets her up by introducing her to a loan shark and when she can't pay, she is forced into working in the brothel. But when she gets the ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, psychological, rough, melancholic ...
Plot: eroticism, obsession, pimp, prostitution, fall in love, obsessive love, frame up, love, sexual abuse, jealousy, bad guy, explicit sex ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south korea, seoul, tokyo
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Moebius (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A wife, overwhelmed with hatred for her husband, inflicts an unspeakable wound on their son, as the family heads towards horrific destruction.
Style: disturbing, psychological, semi serious, serious, rough ...
Plot: mother son incest, sexual abuse, vengeance, dysfunctional family, infidelity, perversion, human nature, strong sexual content, family problems, dishonesty, redemption, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, seoul, south korea
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The Isle (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mute Hee-Jin is working as a clerk in a fishing resort in the Korean wilderness; selling baits, food and occasionally her body to the fishing tourists. One day she falls in love to Hyun-Shik, who is on the run for the police and rescues him with a ...
Style: disturbing, enigmatic, brutal, erotic, harsh ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexualized violence, prostitute, island, lifestyle, fish, violence, suicide attempt, insanity, murder, sex, mute, fishing ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: south korea
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Life Hits (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Christina is living in a suburb to Copenhagen. With her class mates Cecilie, Trine and Pernille she slacks her school work, living mostly for the weekends of gate crashing, getting drunk, experimenting with drugs and scoring guys. But her world is ...
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: lifestyle, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, teenage life, friendship, society, misfit, drug abuse, girl gang, coming of age, revenge, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, denmark
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Toss-Up (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Greece
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: emotional, realistic, serious, bleak
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Place: turkey
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Pieta (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A loan shark is forced to reconsider his violent lifestyle after the arrival of a mysterious woman claiming to be his long-lost mother.
Style: tense, disturbing, bleak, rough, serious ...
Plot: mother son reunion, life is a bitch, uncover truth, criminal heroes, family relations, mysterious character, redemption, emotionless, family reunited, vengeance, parents and children, merciless ...
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Place: seoul, korea, south korea
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Samaritan Girl (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Yeo-jin and Jae-yeong are two teenage girls who are trying to earn money for a trip to Europe. To reach this end, Jae-yeong is prostituting herself while Yeo-jin acts as her pimp, setting her up with the clients and staying on guard for the police. ...
Style: touching, serious, captivating, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, murder, redemption, parents and children, vengeance, couples, violence, family relations, friendship, deadly, crimes, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
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Rollercoaster (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In pursuit of fantasy, five teenagers hop the fence of a now defunct amusement park. While apparently a mindless diversion, for two of them the park is the setting for a more fatal bid at escape.
Style: bleak, rough, sincere, disturbing, serious ...
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Time: 90s
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The Net (2016)
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Country: South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
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Style: captivating, suspense, bleak, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Plot: human rights, politics, poverty, breakdown, husband wife relationship, capitalism, murder, prostitute, video surveillance, military, fisherman, torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Wild Dogs (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: disturbing, thought provoking, serious, realistic, bleak
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A high school outcast new to town becomes friends with a violent loner still haunted by the death of his parents.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: misfit, high school, kidnapping, friendship, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, youth, social misfits, crimes, society, kids in trouble, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
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Spacked Out (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Film following four teenage girls around Hong Kong. The story centers around a young girl who is dealing with a pregnancy.
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: teenage life, juvenile delinquency, kids in trouble, life is a bitch, society, lifestyle, youth, sexual relations, teenage pregnancy, sexual promiscuity, friendship, drugs ...
Time: 90s
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Hi, Tereska (2001)
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Duration: 86 min.
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Style: disturbing, touching, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, life is a bitch, teenage life, misfit, working class, down on your luck, dull life, youth, society, unemployment, sexual initiation, bad girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Locked in Silence (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: psychological, gloomy, disturbing, realistic, serious
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Night Flight (2014)
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Duration: 141 min.
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Genre: Drama
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Style: serious, rough, touching, realistic, gloomy
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Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, sexy, sexual ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A love story involving a convicted prisoner who "slowly falls for a woman who decorates his prison cell".
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Plot: jail cell, prison, love affair, estrangement, unfulfillment, confined, suicide attempt, singing in a car, prison guard, snowball fight, surveillance camera, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, asia, korea, seoul
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A Reason to Believe (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sorority gal Charlotte's innocence is lost after she is raped during a frat party. Confused, terrified and shunned by her peers, she finds solace and the courage to confront her attacker after she is befriended by the leader of a campus ...
Style: emotional, sexual, sincere, disturbing, touching ...
Plot: college, friendship, rape, frat party, siblings relations, sexual relations, self discovery, sexual abuse, looking for sex, feminism, college life, student life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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Acts of Worship (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: disturbing, rough, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, addiction, going straight, downfall, juvenile delinquency, drug abuse, destructive relationship, rehabilitation, life is a bitch, youth, overdose, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God... Be Back by Five (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, emotional, gloomy, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: mental illness, friendship, social misfits, friends, theme park, bittersweet, alcohol abuse, self discovery, missing person, down on your luck, haunted by the past, misfit ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city
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White Night (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Flight attendant Won-Gyu (Won Tae-Hee) left Korea 2 years ago with painful memories and now comes back. Won-Gyu meets Tae-Joon (Lee Yi-Kyung), who is a quick service delivery man and has a special night with him.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, disturbing, contemplative ...
Plot: revenge, haunted by the past, introspection, life is a bitch, obsessive quest, male homosexuality, lgbt, society, gender, gay bashing, fight, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seoul, korea, asia
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Blue Spring (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Soon after being named the new leader of his high school's gang system, Kujo grows bored with the violence and hatred that surround him. He wants desperately to abandon his post… but his once-enviable position of power has a strange way of ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: high school, gang, crimes, juvenile delinquency, rivalry, youth, teenage life, friendship, high school life, life is a bitch, society, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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22%
Address Unknown (2001)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Romances end in blood and the frail hopes of individuals are torn apart in a vile karmic continuity of colonialism, civil war and occupation. After surviving Japanese colonization, Korea became the first war zone of the Cold War. The legacy of war ...
Style: sincere, psychological, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: life is a bitch, haunted by the past, wartime life, teenage life, social misfits, society, youth, couple relations, family relations, rebellion, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, south korea
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22%
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Fuehrer Ex (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ingo Hasselbach, whose parents were Communist Party members in East Germany during his childhood, has lived at both ends of the political seesaw. The question of how people reach a change of heart is a profound one; Hasselbach describes the external ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, bleak, rough ...
Plot: prison, fascism, friendship, violence, politics, moral dilemma, racism, youth, obsession, survival, prison life, escape ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, german democratic republic, europe, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Friend (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The film follows the lives of four childhood friends: Joon-seok, the leader, whose father is a powerful mob boss; Dong-su, whose father is an undertaker; class clown Jung-ho; and Sang-taek, an exemplary student. The story is the director's ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, rough, bleak ...
Plot: friendship, betrayal, rise to the top, ambition, gang war, buddies, life is a bitch, youth, adulthood, rivalry, right hand man, friends ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: korea, asia, busan, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Street Days (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Georgia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A middle-aged, unemployed heroin-addict, Checkie, loiters on the Tbilisi street outside his son’s school, where he himself was once a promising student. His wife, meanwhile, struggles to pay the tuition and understand her husband’s lack of ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, psychological, rough ...
Plot: addiction, moral dilemma, friendship, betrayal, down on your luck, dishonesty, realism, drug abuse, drugs, street life, blackmail, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia (former ussr), tbilisi
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21%
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The New Man (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Sweden 1951. A new society is developing, a society where there is no room for the socially and mentally weak...
Style: thought provoking, emotional, bleak, disturbing, touching ...
Plot: society, pregnancy, mental illness, teenage life, youth, life is a bitch, confined, misfit, power relations, injustice, win over, mental institution ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: sweden
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Han Gong-ju (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After transferring to a new school, a teenage girl finds her troubled past exposed when she innocently signs up for a singing club.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: teenage rape, high school, haunted by the past, coming of age, life is a bitch, estrangement, school, investigation, uncover truth, society, youth, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
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21%