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Speak Up! It's So Dark... (1993)
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Speak Up! It's So Dark... (1993)
Original name: Tala! Det är så mörkt
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Psychological drama about the meeting between a neo-nazi and a Jewish doctor.
Style: psychological, bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: racism, skinhead, gang, anti semitism, youth, punk, life is a bitch, rebellion, hopes, discrimination, juvenile delinquency, social differences, society, curses spells and rituals, redemption, golden years, nazism, female director, teenager, jewish, doctor, neo nazi, hate, racist, rage ...
Time: 90s
Place: sweden, europe

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Most similar movies to Speak Up! It's So Dark...

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, disturbing and bleak films with plots about society, youth, life is a bitch, racism, juvenile delinquency, gang and crimes mostly in Drama, Crime and History genres. Some movies like Speak Up! It's So Dark...: Cry (1995), The Believer (2001), Made in Britain (1982), Initiation (2009), American History X (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Cry (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 116 min.
Story: On November 30th (the date when King Karl XII died) there will usually be demonstrations by hyper-national and neo-Nazi groups, and also democratic counter demonstrations. The plot of "West Side Story" is transferred to the Stockholmian ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, emotional
Plot: gang, immigrants, racism, racist, society, love and romance, crimes, love affair, love, police, stuttering, murder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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95%
 7.2
 36K
The Believer (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A hardcore American racist skinhead who, because of his intelligence, leads a gang dedicated to fighting the enemy: the supposed American-Jewish conspiracy for domination. However, he's hiding a secret: he's Jewish-born, a brilliant ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, bleak, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: skinhead, racism, anti semitism, identity crisis, bomb, nazism, anger, synagogue, gang, judaism, violence spree, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, usa, israel, germany, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Made in Britain (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Trevor sometimes-violent skinhead with no regard for authority, and would rather spend his time stealing cars than sitting in the detention centre to which he is sent. His social worker, Harry Parker, tries to do his best, but Trevor is only ...
Style: rough, bleak, disturbing, realistic, serious ...
Plot: skinhead, racism, juvenile delinquency, social worker, prison, teenager, urban ghetto life, teenage life, innocence lost, urban, city life, kids in trouble ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.1
 147
Initiation (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 16-year old Axel and his clique are rioting in a residential home. There he meets the 80-year old Gustav who gains interest in the young boy, as he reminds him of his lost love.
Style: captivating, serious, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: racism, haunted by the past, introspection, friendship, youth, elderly, hopes, juvenile delinquency, society, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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American History X (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Derek Vineyard is paroled after serving 3 years in prison for killing two thugs who tried to break into/steal his truck. Through his brother, Danny Vineyard's narration, we learn that before going to prison, Derek was a skinhead and the leader ...
Style: rough, serious, tense, realistic, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: skinhead, racism, prison, juvenile delinquency, prison rape, nazism, hate, gang, youth, crimes, prejudice, blacks and whites ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, los angeles, california, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.1
 682
Oi! Warning (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: rough, psychological, disturbing, realistic, serious
Plot: skinhead, subculture, friends, racism, friendship, gender, gang, society, gays and lesbians, youth, misfit, violence spree ...
Time: 90s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.8
 5K
Combat Girls (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Marisa, a 20-year-old German girl, hates foreigners, Jews, cops, and everyone she finds guilty for the decline of her country. She provokes, drinks, fights and her next tattoo will be a portrait of Adolf Hitler. The only place she feels home is the ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, tense, rough, realistic ...
Plot: racism, hate, ideology, refugee, neo nazi, gang, friendship, counterculture, youth, crimes, society, combat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.6
 307
My Dog Killer (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Môj pes Killer is a one-day drama portraying eighteen-year-old Marek living near the Slovak-Moravian border with his dad and his racist friends. However, Marek's best true friend is his dog. His life is shaken up when he discovers the secret ...
Style: sincere, tense, serious, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: racism, skinhead, life is a bitch, social decay, estrangement, family problems, parents and children, dysfunctional family, society, pets, dangerous animal, racist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: slovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 4.9
 1K
Nattbuss 807 (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Kalle, en kille i 18-års åldern har hamnat lite snett i livet. Han umgås mest med främlingsfientliga personer. Carlos är en kille i 16-års åldern, han har bott i Sverige större delen av sitt liv med sin mor och hennes äldre bror. Hans pappa ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, rough, emotional, serious ...
Plot: murder, racism, immigrants, law enforcement, investigation, city life, urban, crimes, deadly, crime, society, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.1
 311
Snow in August (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a world filled with hatred, their only hope was magic. Believe and anything can happen.
Style: touching, atmospheric, sentimental, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: culture clash, friendship, racism, rabbi, injustice, life is a bitch, human spirit, society, anti semitism, youth, vengeance, haunted by the past ...
Place: czech republic, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: juvenile delinquency, gang, going straight, redemption, youth, society, law enforcement, crimes, urban ghetto, deadly, murder, brother brother relationship ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Blood Done Sign My Name (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A drama based on the true story in which a black Vietnam-era veteran is allegedly murdered by a local white businessman who is later exonerated. The plot focuses on the role of a local high school teacher and the civil unrest that followed the ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: murder, racism, social differences, introspection, discrimination, social decay, crimes, life is a bitch, society, injustice, small town, arson ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 1K
Sebbe (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Duct tape, electrical cables, trigger, explosives. Sebbe never planned to build a bomb. It just happened. Sebbe is 15 years old and lives with his mother in an apartment that is too narrow. He does his best. He never strikes back. Sebbe loves his ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, captivating, mind bending ...
Plot: teenage boy, teenage life, introspection, losing-it hero, society, juvenile delinquency, youth, life is a bitch, parents and children, single parent, family relations, escape from reality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.3
 3K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 852
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, captivating ...
Plot: gang, redemption, coming of age, juvenile delinquency, youth, life is a bitch, teenage life, nightlife, dysfunctional family, estrangement, family problems, mentally unstable ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
 971
Skin (2008)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the late Seventies, a Dutch teenager named Frankie, who is the son of a holocaust survivor, lives in a working class area in Holland. Frankie’s mother is taken to hospital in a terminal condition, causing a bigger rift between him and his ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: racism, juvenile delinquency, gang, crimes, vandalism, family problems, estrangement, downfall, society, youth, life is a bitch, teenage life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 1K
Tic Tac (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 96 min.
Story: During one single day a number of life destinies cross one another. It becomes a night for the involved they will never forget, a night when the coincidences are going to change their lives forever.
Style: non-linear, offbeat, disturbing, bleak, contemplative ...
Plot: multiple storylines, arson, youth, social misfits, misfit, crime, society, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, couples, couple relations, self discovery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Eastern Plays (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bulgaria, Sweden
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two estranged brothers are brought together when they have opposite roles in a racist beating: while Georgi who's recently joined a neo-nazi group participates in the violence, Hristo witnesses and rescues a Turkish family. Georgi, now being ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: racism, gang, brother brother relationship, addiction, introspection, rebelliousness, redemption, love and romance, life is a bitch, forbidden love, family relations, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bulgaria, europe, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 6.8
 777
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.9
 392
Timepiece (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in the 1940's, James Earl Jones as an an old clockmaker faces racism and is tried for murder when the racist is killed. However, Kevin Kilner comes forward and claims to have commmitted the crime in self defense. All the while, ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: racism, self defense, family relations, murder, faith, society, life is a bitch, dishonesty, family life, false accusation, interracial relations, christmas ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Stella Does Tricks (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young Glaswegian prostitute in London tries to start a new life.
Style: gloomy, bleak, disturbing, captivating, tense ...
Plot: prostitute, gang, hopes, juvenile delinquency, daydreamer, down on your luck, youth, misfit, life is a bitch, crimes, social misfits, going straight ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, england, scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.2
 798
Boycott (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: This made-for-TV movie dramatizes the historic boycott of public buses in the 1950s, led by civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, talky
Plot: civil rights movement, interracial relations, racism, fighting the system, rebellion, human spirit, social differences, discrimination, life is a bitch, society, politics, journalism ...
Time: 50s
Place: usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
 472
White Lies (1998)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: How can a smart middle class girl suddenly turn into a devoted right wing debater? That's what happens with Catherine when she meets the charismatic leaders of the neo-nazi organization NIM. Catherine, a first-year university student who feels ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: racism, holocaust, hate crime, hate, journalism, society, life is a bitch, coming of age, state affairs, politics, misfit, religions or cults ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 6.7
 285
Fratricide (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Luxembourg, Germany, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two young Kurdish refugees, recently arrived in Germany struggle to make their way through the harshness of the occidental city. Their encounter with a gang of Turks will rapidly led them into an inevitable tragical spiral filled with death and ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: racism, politics, immigrants, juvenile delinquency, orphan, life is a bitch, friendship, social decay, society, injustice, vengeance, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe, kurdistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.4
 414
The Exonerated (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Six people tell their stories on a single subject - how they got wrongfully convicted to death penalty, but later got exonerated.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful, based on true events
Plot: false accusation, racism, injustice, fighting the system, human spirit, courtroom drama, deadly, confined, legal, life is a bitch, society, hopes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Return to Innocence (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Director Rocky Costanzo's searing legal drama centers on a highly credentialed child psychologist named Glen Erskine (Richard Meese) whose life is shattered when he's accused of sexually assaulting a young boy he's been treating. ...
Style: realistic, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: man boy relationship, courtroom, false accusation, teenage life, redemption, sexual abuse, custody, dysfunctional family, parents and children, life is a bitch, family problems, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
 550
Firelight (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Incarcerated women join a band of volunteers who battle forest fires and assist during natural disasters.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: youth, redemption, reach out, juvenile delinquency, power relations, human spirit, society, hopes, friendship, fire brigade, rivalry, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Almayer's Folly (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A tale of an occidental merchant, Kaspar Almayer, whose dreams of riches for his beloved daughter, Nina, collapse under the weight of his own greed and prejudice.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: parents and children, obsession, tragic hero, life is a bitch, society, unfulfillment, family relations, racism, hopes, ambition, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.1
 4K
The Wall (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Produced, written and directed by Yılmaz Güney within his own personal experiences of capital offense, he dedicates Duvar to male teenagers aged 13 to 19 living behind the bars under diabolical treatments. These teenagers get barbaric corporal ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, rough, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: politics, prison life, juvenile delinquency, prison, confined, youth, life is a bitch, society, rebellion, revolution, kids in trouble, injustice ...
Time: 80s
Place: turkey, france, europe, kurdistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
 8K
Neds (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, Italy
Duration: 124 min.
Story: NEDs (Non Educated Delinquents) is the story of a young man’s journey from prize-winning schoolboy to knife-carrying teenager. Struggling against the low expectations of those around him, John McGill changes from victim to avenger, scholar to NED, ...
Style: rough, disturbing, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: juvenile delinquency, street kid, gang, crimes, gang war, social decay, teenage life, society, realism, social problems, rebellion, kissing ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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