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Angels in Fast Motion (2005)
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Angels in Fast Motion (2005)
Original name: Nordkraft
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The unflinching tale of Maria, Allan and Steso, who are struggling for survival. Maria is a pusher frau, wandering restlessly among addicts, abusers and bikers in a relentless search for love. Allan has just returned from an ill-fated trip across the Pacific and must reclaim his life and stay clean, but ghosts from his past return to haunt him. Steso, the intellectual, god-forsaken and prophetic cynic, does his utmost to unite the two polar opposites that give meaning to his life: his girl and drugs. All three try desperately to make some sense of the madness, but how do you find meaning in the chaos that is life? And how do you find love if you can't recognize it?
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspense
Plot: drug abuse, starting over, crimes, romance, parents and children, life is a bitch, society, friendship, drug dealing, mental illness, organized crime, overdose, drugs, regret, crime, urban, city life, love, sex, dog, dancing, party, female nudity, pervert, speed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

Most similar movies to Angels in Fast Motion

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and tense films with plots about crimes, society, life is a bitch, crime, drug abuse, drugs and drug dealing mostly in Drama, Crime and Romance genres. Some movies like Angels in Fast Motion: Metastases (2009), American Visa (2005), Little Fish (2005), In My Pocket (2011), Rosario Tijeras (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Metastases (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Eliciting images of cancer, this drama explores the illnesses that plague modern Croatia. Four young junkies in Zagreb maturing in the wake of war reflect the petty hatreds, violence, prejudices and mood hanging over the country like a disease that ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: friends, drug abuse, addiction, crimes, alcohol abuse, troublemaker, drug dealing, life is a bitch, rehabilitation, bar, drug dealer, drug smuggling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: croatia, former yugoslavia, bosnia, sarajevo, bosnia herzegovina
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American Visa (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Bolivia, Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After being denied an American visa, a Bolivian professor becomes involved in a web of criminal activities, holds-up the American consulate and falls for a beautiful prostitute from the Bolivian lowlands.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: fall in love, couples, love and romance, society, immigrants, romance, politics, crimes, starting over, estrangement, visa, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bolivia, miami, florida
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Little Fish (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Set in the Little Saigon district outside of Sydney, a woman trying to escape her past becomes embroiled in a drug deal.
Style: realistic, tense, rough, serious, social realism ...
Plot: support group, drug dealing, heroin, junkie, life is a bitch, crimes, hopes, starting over, drug dealer, tragedy, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, drug addict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 4.9
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In My Pocket (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A harrowing journey down the dark spiral of drug addiction. As Stephen Jameson's carefully constructed life slowly falls apart, his belief system is shattered when he discovers that he's no longer the functioning addict that he once was.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, atmospheric, captivating
Plot: addiction, romance, drug abuse, life is a bitch, drug addict, pills, couples, society, introspection, drugs, drug use, drug overdose ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Rosario Tijeras (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Colombia, Mexico, Spain, Brazil
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Rosario Tijeras has been abused by men all her life, initially by her stepfather. Years later, she works as a paid assassin, seducing men and killing them when they least expect it. She meets Emilio, a wealthy womanizer, and his best friend, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: hitman, love triangle, haunted by the past, danger, life is a bitch, crimes, crime, friendship, social decay, vigilantism, vengeance, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1989
Place: colombia, mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Generation Now (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A multi-cultural celebration of young people triumphing in the face of adversity, societal pressures and difficult familial situations.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy
Plot: friendship, gang, lifestyle, teenage life, rich and poor, against the odds, drug abuse, crimes, society, hopes, life is a bitch, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006
Place: usa, san francisco, california
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74%
Jason's Lyric (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The story of a young man who must confront his own fears about love as well as his relationships with family and friends.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: family relations, ghetto, crime, crimes, romance, relationships, city life, drug abuse, fall in love, family in crisis, family problems, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, vietnam, houston texas, texas
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A Wonderful Night in Split (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Croatia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The film is set over the course of a New Year's Eve night in the Croatian port city of Split, where it follows three parallel plots. The first plot line features a small-time drug dealer Nike (Marinko Prga) and a young widow Marija (Nives ...
Style: serious, disturbing, bleak, realistic, rough
Plot: drug abuse, neo noir, crimes, murder, new year, dealer, drug dealing, juvenile delinquency, small town, new year's eve, crime, social decay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: croatia, europe, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Who the Hell's Bonnie and Clyde? (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Hungary
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The film tells the true story of a young couple 'The Hungarian Bonnie & Clyde'.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: on the run, bank robbery, romance, chases and races, crimes, runaway, crime, female director, car chase, weapons, tattoo, male nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Oysters at Nam Kee's (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Young Dutch dropout, Berry, falls in love with slightly older nightclub dancer and ex-nude model Thera and gives up his social live with his dodgy comrades and fine family to make a three-stop 'world tour' together. Suddenly Thera ODs ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, entertaining, erotic
Plot: love and romance, drug abuse, obsession, fall in love, dangerous attraction, unfulfilled love, couples, life is a bitch, romance, love, brother brother relationship, unlikely couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Equation of Love and Death (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a mysterious death occurs, the lives of five unexpected strangers are suddenly intertwined together. A drug trafficking crime is unveiled, and through the twist and turns of the investigation, their stories unravel, and a bizarre connection is ...
Style: twists and turns, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: investigation, starting over, vengeance, uncontrollable, crimes, criminal heroes, drug dealing, search, fake identity, police inspector, love, gas station ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china
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48%
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End of Love (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stuck in a Christian 'rehabilitation' camp, Ming recalls his double life, a whirlwind of sex and drugs as a rent boy, and a sedate, romantic life with the older and more conservative Yen. Secrets and lies haunt their relationship, as ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, sexual, gloomy
Plot: betrayal, drug abuse, coming out, introspection, couples, gays and lesbians, love and romance, romance, society, unfulfilled love, gender bending, lovers reunited ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Virgil Bliss (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Fresh out of a long stretch in prison, Virgil Bliss (Clint Jordan) vows to go straight in this gritty, character-driven drama. But finding a job, a wife and a sense of purpose doesn't come easy when you're living in a halfway house ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: prostitute, prison, going straight, redemption, starting over, haunted by the past, downfall, looking for love, drug abuse, heist, unlikely criminals, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Drugstore Cowboy (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bob and his friends Dianne, Rick and Nadine have been drug addicts for years and live from one high to the next. Gus Van Sant attempts to show an intimate look into the lives of heroin addicts with his film Drugstore Cowboy.
Style: dark humor, serious, realistic, thought provoking, gloomy ...
Plot: drug abuse, heroin, friendship, drug addiction, addiction, loss of friend, overdose, thief, couples, robbery, group therapy, pharmacy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, portland oregon
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45%
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8-Ball (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: 8-Ball tells the story of single mother Pike who, having just been released from prison, is trying to start her life anew. When her former boyfriend Lalli comes back from abroad, it opens a window into a past that Pike wants to put behind her.
Style: suspenseful, sincere, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: hopes, going straight, one more chance, starting over, haunted by the past, parents and children, single parent, crimes, family relations, drugs/alcohol, past, motherhood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
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44%
Blue Hill Avenue (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A child of a middle class home with solid moral values is lured into a world of crime and corruption.
Style: realistic, rough, bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, friends, juvenile delinquency, gang, police investigation, urban ghetto life, betrayal, fighting crime, city life, going straight, criminal heroes, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, boston
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43%
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Oasis (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Oasis is a love story of two young people abandoned by families. A young man released from prison visits the widow of the man he killed drunk-driving. There he meets her daughter, wheelchair bound with cerebral palsy. Will these two lost people find ...
Style: psychological, emotional, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Plot: romance, love affair, unlikely couple, starting over, opposites attract, haunted by the past, friendship, disability, love and romance, society, life is a bitch, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Brotherhood (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Former Danish servicemen Lars and Jimmy are thrown together while training in a neo-Nazi group. Moving from hostility through grudging admiration to friendship and finally passion, events take a darker turn when their illicit relationship is ...
Style: serious, emotional, captivating, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, racism, friendship, love affair, couples, love and romance, society, unlikely couple, self discovery, tragic love, radical ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When Curtis Snow steals a video camera from some college kids during a dope deal, he gives the camera to his best friend, Pancho, and they start documenting their lives. At first its business as usual for Curtis. He robs dope boys, he runs from the ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, rough, captivating ...
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: serious, thought provoking, disturbing, bleak, realistic ...
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Artworks (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A police chief's daughter, a sales agent for a home-security firm, meets an art gallery owner. Love and envy lead them to hatch a plot to steal overlooked but valuable paintings from her wealthy clients.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, melancholic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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40%
Between the Canals (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Three small time criminals from Dublin's North Inner City each aspire to be somebody in a fast changing society.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, tense, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, juvenile delinquency, moral dilemma, urban ghetto life, working class, society, drug dealing, crime gone awry, unemployment, police detective, life is a bitch, downfall ...
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39%
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A group of 20-something blue-collar workers in Pittsburgh cook up a scheme to make extra money that involves prostitution. Their business takes off, then gets way out of hand.
Style: serious, rough, suspense, bleak, realistic
Plot: prostitute, crimes, crime, underground, working class, friendship, rise and fall, society, illegal prostitution, danger, escapades, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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39%
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Plot: friendship, coming of age, small town, teenage life, youth, social relations, drugs, harvest, police, romance, crimes, couples ...
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Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This is the story of Isa, who grows up in a Hamburg suburb. It might be one of the world's richest cities but every beast has its belly and here, in the very underbelly, Chiko lives in a world where violence, staking and keeping a claim, and ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, drug dealer, immigrants, cocaine, friendship, crimes, rivalry, ambition, murder, smuggling, marijuana, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, hamburg germany
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37%
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Tropical Snow (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Colombia, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: New York is the dream city of Tavo and Marina, where the lovers hope to start a better life; at home in Bogota they have to work as pocket pickers at the airport to support their families. Dealer Oskar can persuade them to smuggle drugs in their ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
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Duration: 96 min.
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Zooey (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Angel and Zooey are not your typical newlyweds. Zooey is a professional prostitute and Angel is a drug dealer. Yet they are not without hopes and dreams, of escaping their life in the streets and starting a new in a fresh painted cottage with picked ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, bleak, gloomy
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