Movies like Little Brothers

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Little Brothers (1999)
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Little Brothers (1999)
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: gang, teenage life, crimes, youth, friends, family relations, hip hop, parents and children, life is a bitch, pets, self discovery, urban ghetto life, juvenile delinquency, unemployment, society, coming of age, siblings relations, young heroes, down on your luck, suburbs, urban ghetto, love, dog, soccer, rape ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france

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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 semi serious films with plots about youth, friendship, coming of age, teenage life, friends, society and family relations mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Little Brothers: 1, 2, 3, Freeze (1993), 15: The Movie (2003), Monsieur Ibrahim (2003), Girls Can't Swim (2000), Small Faces (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
1, 2, 3, Freeze (1993)
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: disturbing, sexual, dark humor, serious, stylized ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, interracial relations, family in crisis, love and romance, parents and children, life is a bitch, social differences, society, human nature, urban ghetto, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, marseille
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95%
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15: The Movie (2003)
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: bleak, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: friendship, misfit, gang, juvenile delinquency, masturbation, urban ghetto, society, urban, high school life, addiction, high school, city life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china, singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Monsieur Ibrahim (2003)
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: sentimental, touching, realistic, feel good, serious ...
Plot: friendship, adoption, muslim, generation gap, first sex, koran, piggy bank, prostitute, coming of age, self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, paris france, albania, greece, switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Girls Can't Swim (2000)
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: sexual, touching, sentimental, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, self discovery, youth, teenage love, betrayal, dysfunctional family, human nature, innocence lost, lifestyle, death in the family, best friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 1K
Small Faces (1996)
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, tense ...
Plot: gang, illiteracy, working class, dysfunctional family, coming of age, rich and poor, siblings relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, family relations, introspection, human nature ...
Time: 90s, 1960s
Place: scotland, europe, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Adventures of Felix (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A charming comedy about going on a rather long walk. Félix is a laid-back guy living in the bleak northern coastal town of Dieppe. He lives happily with his lover Daniel and is a soap opera enthusiast and HIV-positive. After losing his job, Félix ...
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: on the run, racism, friendship, unemployment, countryside, gays and lesbians, estrangement, society, gender, youth, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: france, europe, normandy, marseille, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Good Life (1996)
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: touching, sentimental, sexual, realistic, serious
Plot: prostitute, coming of age, friendship, midlife crisis, self discovery, youth, family relations, love and romance, parents and children, looking for sex, hopes, dealing with death ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.5
 2K
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, psychological, gloomy, rough ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, social misfits, hopes, social decay, going straight, family problems, gangsters, teenage life, urban, society, urban ghetto, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Hurricane Streets (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Marcus is a kid on Manhattan's mean streets. He's turning 15, his father is dead, his mother is in prison for smuggling undocumented aliens. His grandmother is raising him. He has four close buddies who have a basement clubhouse; they ...
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: gang, coming of age, friendship, juvenile delinquency, prison, smuggling, theft, dysfunctional family, crimes, parents and children, life is a bitch, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new mexico, new york, alaska, lower east side manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Wonderful Times (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Michel Berthier, cadre supérieur d'une entreprise de matelasserie, vient d'être licencié. Comme il n'ose pas avouer la vérité à Juliette, sa compagne, il s'endette pour maintenir le niveau de la famille qu'il couvre de ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: unemployment, friendship, disorder, society, misfit, friends, dishonesty, partners, life is a bitch, down on your luck, crimes, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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I'm Bout It (1997)
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: rough, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: hopes, criminal heroes, crime, urban ghetto life, down on your luck, rise and fall, society, lifestyle, buddies, going straight, ambition, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
First, Last and Deposit (2000)
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: touching, gloomy, rough, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: survival, school, eviction, working class, juvenile delinquency, suburbs, family problems, teenage life, obsession, unemployment, urban ghetto, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 1K
Strays (1997)
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: realistic, serious, tense
Plot: redemption, gang, drug dealer, society, introspection, misfit, urban, buddies, couples, fall in love, lifestyle, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.1
 112
Johnny (1999)
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: rough, disturbing, realistic, bleak, serious ...
Plot: dogma, teenage life, downfall, obsession, best friends, realism, leadership, filmmaking, megalomaniac, danger, youth, urban ghetto ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
London Kills Me (1991)
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: offbeat, semi serious, witty, humorous, clever ...
Plot: restaurant, prostitute, sexual abuse, going straight, partners, gang, addiction, hopes, down on your luck, life is a bitch, crime, social misfits ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Dream Catcher (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An abandoned teen jumps a freight train in Philadelphia intent on reaching his uncle in Indiana, whom he believes will help him with financial difficulties including a pregnant girlfriend. In Ohio, he meets another homeless teen, who escorts him to ...
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: on the road, friendship, society, americana, parents and children, hopes, drugs/alcohol, social misfits, life is a bitch, down on your luck, family relations, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: oklahoma, usa, st. louis missouri, salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Farewell, Home Sweet Home (1999)
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: friendship, cafe, working class, family relations, suburban life, couple relations, friends, family business, pregnancy, restaurant, love and romance, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Best Thief in the World (2004)
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: realistic, touching, semi serious, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: life is a bitch, family in crisis, adolescence vs adulthood, dealing with death, family relations, down on your luck, parents and children, unlikely criminals, coming of age, heist, hip hop, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Games of Love and Chance (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The life of a band of teenager in a suburb near Paris. But instead of showing what would be the "urban legend" of this kind of poor suburb (violence, rapes...), Abdelatif Kechiche shows us what's the daily life of those guys: not much ...
Style: slang, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: youth, school, teacher, suburban life, looking for love, suburbs, couples, high school life, lifestyle, high school, theater, rehearsal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Two of Us (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story of the caring friendship formed between a crusty, old anti-Semite and an eight-year-old Jewish boy who goes to live with him during World War II.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: countryside, anti semitism, religions or cults, village, society, human nature, friendship, youth, self discovery, elderly, friends, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: france, europe, vichy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
 6K
Somers Town (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Two teenagers, both newcomers to London, forge an unlikely friendship over the course of a hot summer. Tomo (Thomas Turgoose) is a runaway from Nottingham; Marek (Piotr Jagiello) lives in the district of Somers Town, between King's Cross and ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, witty
Plot: polish, friendship, coming of age, runaway, teenage life, social differences, society, lifestyle, misfit, urban, best friends, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Peppermint Soda (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the fall of 1963, Anne is becoming a teenager. She lives in Paris with her mother and her older sister, Frédérique. They're just back from summer at the beach with their father. School starts. A turbulent year awaits them both.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: school, friendship, coming of age, high school, teenage life, couples, youth, love and romance, family relations, siblings relations, friends, human nature ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.8
 779
Reach the Rock (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A small town troublemaker (Alessandro Nivola), directionless and alienated, ends up spending a night in a jail cell, where he and the police chief (William Sadler) engage in a battle of wills and wit.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting
Plot: small town, friendship, coming of age, society, juvenile delinquency, grudge, suburban life, nothing goes right, friends, prison, youth, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 981
Puberty Blues (1981)
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: realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: coming of age, drug abuse, friendship, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, kids in trouble, friends, life is a bitch, school, college, gang, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Murmur of the Heart (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the end of the first Indochina War, an open-minded teenage boy finds himself between the urge to discover love and the ever-present, dominating affection of his mother.
Style: sexy, touching, realistic, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: incest, mother son incest, coming of age, siblings relations, jazz, teenage life, parents and children, family relations, self discovery, mother son relationship, boy scout, adultery ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, year 1954
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.7
 5K
Small Change (1976)
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: realistic, sincere, serious, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: mischievous children, childhood, school, teacher, child abuse, children, siblings relations, kids in trouble, friends, love and romance, teachers and students, small town ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.2
 3K
Meantime (1983)
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: gloomy, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: working class, friendship, unemployment, skinhead, dysfunctional family, racism, single parent, youth, teenage life, family problems, mentally challenged, coming of age ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, london, europe, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Rose Seller (1998)
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: disturbing, rough, realistic, bleak, serious
Plot: gang, street kid, alcohol abuse, society, urban, lifestyle, juvenile delinquency, injustice, orphan, addiction, on the run, survival ...
Time: 90s
Place: colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.2
 2K
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: realistic, serious
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, society, lifestyle, innocence lost, friends, family relations, contests and competitions, life is a bitch, against the odds, high school life, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A group of Catholic school friends, after being caught drawing an obscene comic book, plan a heist that will outdo their previous prank and make them local legends.
Style: realistic, touching, talky, harsh, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prank, friendship, youth, juvenile delinquency, friends, high school life, lifestyle, kids in trouble, teenage life, coming of age, teenager, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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