Movies like Little Brothers

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Little Brothers
Original name: Petits Frères
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Talia runs away from home taking her beloved dog with her. When her dog is stolen Talia enlists the help of a gang of boys to help her find her pet.
Style: rough, serious, realistic
Plot: hip hop, juvenile delinquency, young heroes, urban ghetto, siblings relations, suburbs, down on your luck, teenage life, urban ghetto life, coming of age, crimes, gang, society, youth, family relations, life is a bitch, pets, self discovery, parents and children, unemployment, friends, street kid, derringer, police academy, bad smell ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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City of Men
Comedy, Crime, Drama
Brazil
30 min.
 8.3
First, Last and Deposit
Drama
USA
91 min.
 7.5
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Most similar movies to Little Brothers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and rough films with plots about youth, society, coming of age, family relations, teenage life, life is a bitch and friendship mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Little Brothers: 1, 2, 3, Freeze (1993), 15: The Movie (2003), Bullet Boy (2004), I'm Bout It (1997), Johnny (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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1, 2, 3, Freeze
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A provocative, seemingly absurd patchwork movie which sends a worthwhile message about hope against all odds, love, children and human understanding. Schoolgirl Victorine has an insane mother and an alcoholic father who can never find his way home ...
Style: dark humor, serious, sexual, stylized, surreal ...
Plot: coming of age, strong sexual content, teenage life, urban ghetto, society, dysfunctional family, youth, couples, family problems, family relations, human nature, interracial relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, marseille
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15: The Movie
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Singapore
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Fast, frenetic, and furious best describe the story of five teenage boys all but abandoned by the system, estranged from any parents, and discarded by life in general. They build a world of there own in which gangs, drugs, fighting, body piercing, ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, bleak
Plot: gang, friendship, misfit, hardcase students, high school, juvenile delinquency, masturbation, urban, social misfits, coming of age, urban ghetto, addiction ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china, singapore
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    User:   81%
 
 6.5
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Bullet Boy
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, realistic, rough, gloomy ...
Plot: gang, crime, gangsters, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto, social misfits, urban, going straight, vengeance, friendship, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   67%
    User:   59%
 
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I'm Bout It
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: I'm Bout It is a 1997 film by rapper Master P. The plot details his life in a New Orleans uptown ghetto. Master P wrote, directed and acted in the film.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, tense
Plot: hip hop, crime, buddies, gang, social misfits, drug dealing, urban ghetto, music, going straight, rise and fall, down on your luck, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 90s
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    User:   60%
 
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Johnny
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Johnny, the megalomaniac leader of a group of squeegee kids, finds a video camera and pushes his followers into "acting" out increasingly dangerous "scenes".
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, thought provoking ...
Plot: realism, gang, urban ghetto, juvenile delinquency, downfall, urban, sexual abuse, addiction, down on your luck, teenage life, urban ghetto life, kids in trouble ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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    User:   64%
 
First, Last and Deposit
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Thirteen-year-old Tessa (Jessica White) faces more than the usual tribulations of adolescence. When bad times hit, she and her mother find themselves living on the streets. The injustice of poverty is emphasized by the fact that Tessa's school ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, gloomy, rough ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, single parent, school, obsession, down on your luck, suburbs, urban ghetto, suburban life, unemployment, urban ghetto life, working class, kids in trouble ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
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    User:   64%
 
Girls Can't Swim
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Gwen is a teenager living in a small coastal town. Lise is her best friend, a city girl who comes every year with her family to spend the summer. This year things are different though; at first Lise might not come at all, and when she does it is ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: best friends, gays and lesbians, human nature, self discovery, innocence lost, friendship, parents and children, sexual relations, siblings relations, coming of age, teenage love, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france
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London Kills Me
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: For want of a nail a shoe was lost, for want of a shoe... a young man's life is almost lost, which is exactly what this film is all about: a man barely twenty who wants desperately to pull out of London's drug world by taking a job as a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, offbeat ...
Plot: buddies, gang, restaurant, juvenile delinquency, social misfits, crime, urban ghetto, drug dealing, sexual abuse, going straight, starting over, addiction ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   63%
 
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City of Men
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 30 min.
Story: City of Men is a Brazilian television programme created by Kátia Lund and Fernando Meirelles, the directors of the film City of God. The series was watched by 35 million viewers in Brazil and was released internationally on DVD shortly after the ...
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, atmospheric, rough ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, crime, social decay, urban ghetto life, coming of age, urban ghetto, crimes, society, youth, life is a bitch, friendship, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america, sao paulo brazil
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System:   52%
    User:   45%
 
 7.1
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Small Faces
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Three teenage brothers, gang-member Bobby, troubled mama's boy Alan and self-assured prankster Lex, reside in a downtrodden section of Glasgow, Scotland, circa 1968. But while Bobby and Alan are beginning to experience the power of raging ...
Style: bleak, realistic, rough, serious, brutal ...
Plot: working class, gang, dysfunctional family, coming of age, violence, artist, gangs, juvenile delinquency, brutality, ghetto, violent, social misfits ...
Time: 90s, 1960s
Place: scotland, europe, new jersey, california
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System:   51%
    User:   57%
 
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Strays
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Rick (Diesel) is frustrated by the repetitious grind of one-night stands and aimless hustling. Whilst looking for more to his life he meets Heather (Lanza), a neighbour. Rick takes the opportunity to escape his boring life style with her, but soon ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic
Plot: buddies, urban, juvenile delinquency, social misfits, introspection, urban ghetto, friendship, parents and children, teenage life, urban ghetto life, coming of age, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   45%
    User:   50%
 
The Best Thief in the World
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Izzy, the youngest son of a troubled New York family, takes a shine to breaking into people's apartments as a way to get attention.
Style: semi serious, sincere, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: hip hop, young heroes, dealing with death, parents and children, family in crisis, life is a bitch, youth, family problems, coming of age, family life, juvenile delinquency, unlikely criminals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   51%
 
The Rose Seller
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: 13-year-old Monica leads a street life, making her living by selling flowers to couples in local nightspots, she is joined by 10-year-old Andrea who runs out of her house after her mother beats her.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, disturbing
Plot: gang, urban ghetto, juvenile delinquency, urban, prostitute, crime, drug dealing, rich and poor, addiction, alcohol abuse, down on your luck, drug abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   42%
 
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Meantime
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A working-class family in London's East End is struggling to stay afloat during the recession under Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's premiership. Only the mother Mavis is working; father Frank and the couple's two sons Colin, a ...
Style: semi serious, gloomy, dark humor, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: working class, coming of age, single parent, social misfits, friendship, skinhead, parents and children, rich and poor, siblings relations, down on your luck, dysfunctional family, family in crisis ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, london, east end london
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    User:   40%
 
The Art of Crying
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Life is not easy for 11-year-old Allan living in South Jutland during the early 1970s. His mentally unstable father frequently threatens suicide and his mother has long since given up. It's up to Allan to keep the family together. When a rival ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: coming of age, family life, young heroes, countryside, small town, parents and children, family in crisis, kids in trouble, life is a bitch, youth, dysfunctional family, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: denmark, europe, germany, scandinavia
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System:   40%
    User:   34%
 
Farewell, Home Sweet Home
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Switzerland, Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Nicholas is the eldest son of a wealthy suburban family, whose businesswoman mother makes deals from a helicopter and has an affair with her business partner. His cheerful, alcoholic father, on the other hand, is reduced to a prisoner in his room ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: prostitute, cafe, single parent, human nature, friendship, couple relations, restaurant, suburbs, parents and children, social differences, family business, midlife crisis ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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System:   40%
    User:   34%
 
Monsieur Ibrahim
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Monsieur Ibrahim is a story about a young Jewish boy in Paris who meets an old Muslim Turkish grocery store owner. The film touches the themes of friendship and love as the old man is a father figure to the boy as he teaches him of the Koran. The ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, feel good ...
Plot: friendship, adoption, coming of age, self discovery, father son relationship, jewish, religion, depression, death, prostitution, islam, young heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, new jersey, persia, switzerland, greece ...
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System:   40%
    User:   34%
 
From the Edge of the City
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Minority-group Greeks from an outer suburb of Athens struggle with their life on society's fringe and exploitation of one another.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, gloomy, rough
Plot: gang, immigrants, juvenile delinquency, crime, prostitute, ocean or sea, human nature, urban ghetto, culture clash, suburbs, innocence lost, urban ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, greece, russia, athens greece, italy ...
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System:   39%
    User:   43%
 
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The Good Life
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: This humorous movie charts the life of a 14-year-old (Tristan) as he deals with some major issues in his life. At the beginning of the movie, he has already decided to dedicate his life to writing and losing his virginity (while his parents are away ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, sexual
Plot: dealing with death, prank, friendship, self discovery, looking for sex, parents and children, coming of age, teenage love, midlife crisis, teenage life, prostitute, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france
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System:   36%
    User:   33%
 
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Eighteen
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Pip, a street kid just turning 18, receives his grandfather's World War II-era memoirs and discovers parallels to his own life.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: immigrants, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto, single parent, social misfits, human nature, self discovery, parents and children, urban ghetto life, street kid, coming of age, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, germany
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System:   36%
    User:   32%
 
Someone Else's America
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, UK, France, Germany, Greece
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This tale takes place in a bar. The Spanish Alonso and his blind mother run this place. Bay, who is Alonso's friend live here too. This story tells something about Alonso and Bay and the "American Dream".
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: buddies, immigrants, human nature, bar, friendship, redemption, parents and children, urban, american dream, immigration, rich and poor, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, usa, new york, serbia ...
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System:   36%
    User:   36%
 
 6.7
 28K
Gummo
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Solomon and Tummler are two teenagers killing time in Xenia, Ohio, a small town that has never recovered from the tornado that ravaged the community in the 1970s.
Style: disturbing, bleak, serious, art house, surreal ...
Plot: small town, sexual abuse, surrealism, drugs/alcohol, small town life, distopia, strong sexual content, social decay, realism, incest, natural disaster, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ohio, usa
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System:   36%
    User:   40%
 
 5.8
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Puberty Blues
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The mating rituals of two teenage surf chicks from the southern suburbs of Sydney.Meet Sue, a teenage Australian girl in the late 70s, whose life mainly consists of doing what everyone else does - watch the surfing boys and have sex with the same ...
Style: semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: coming of age, school, buddies, juvenile delinquency, college, suburbs, social misfits, young lovers, friendship, innocence lost, self discovery, teenage love ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
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System:   35%
    User:   33%
 
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A Week Alone
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Maria is a girl in her early teens whose family lives in an upscale gated suburb. Maria's parents are going out of town for a week, and rather than leave her with relatives or hire a babysitter, Maria is put in charge of looking after her ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic
Plot: juvenile delinquency, innocence lost, countryside, when the parents are away, suburbs, society, youth, mischievous children, social misfits, siblings relations, social differences, social decay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina
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System:   34%
    User:   32%
 
 6.2
 692
Girls Town
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four women, Patti, Emma, Angela, and Nicki are completing their last year of high school. Unfortunately for the group, one of their own, Nicki, unexpectedly commits suicide. The three remaining women, upon finding out that Nicki had been raped ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, disturbing, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, school, coming of age, vengeance, suicide, rape, best friends, college, women, juvenile delinquency, adolescence ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   29%
 
 7.8
 5K
Small Change
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Various experiences of childhood are seen in several sequences that take place in the small town of Thiers, France. Vignettes include a boy's awakening interest in girls, couples double-dating at the movies, brothers giving their friend a ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Plot: mischievous children, friendship, small town, parents and children, siblings relations, teenage life, coming of age, youth, child abuse, school, teacher, children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france
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System:   33%
    User:   37%
 
 6.6
 600
The Debut
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Filipino-American high school student Ben (Dante Mercado) works in a comic book shop to earn money to pay his way into Cal Arts. His father, a postman, is determined that his son--who has won a pre-med scholarship to UCLA--will become a doctor. The ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, touching
Plot: high school, social misfits, friendship, suburbs, looking for love, school, parents and children, siblings relations, social differences, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, coming of age ...
Time: 90s
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System:   33%
    User:   32%
 
Just Another Girl on the I.R.T.
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Chantel Mitchell (Ariyan Johnson), a hip, articulate, black high-school girl in Brooklyn, is determined not to become "just another girl on the IRT" (the IRT is one of NYC's subway lines). She dreams of medical school, a family, and ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, surprise ending
Plot: hip hop, juvenile delinquency, social differences, urban ghetto, down on your luck, pregnancy, teenage life, urban ghetto life, hopes, society, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, medical school
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System:   33%
    User:   28%
 

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The Last of the High Kings
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark, Ireland, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: It is 1977, Dublin rocks to the music of Thin Lizzy and the world is stunned by the death of Elvis Presley. Frankie, caught between acne and adulthood, has just completed his final exams in school. Convinced he will fail, he survives the summer ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: coming of age, politics, irish, college, drinking, coming-of-age, fall in love, fight scenes, splatter, best friends, romance, school ...
Time: 90s, year 1977
Place: ireland, europe, new jersey, milwaukee wisconsin, massachusetts ...
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System:   32%
    User:   31%
 
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Devil's Island
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland, Germany, Norway, Denmark
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story of families living in barracks, left by the US Army in Reykjavik at the conclusion of World War II.
Style: dark humor, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: crumbling marriage, human nature, couple relations, island, friendship, suburbs, romance, parents and children, siblings relations, family gatherings, midlife crisis, suburban life ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: europe, iceland
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System:   32%
    User:   29%
 
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