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, hip hop, juvenile delinquency, young heroes, siblings relations, urban ghetto, down on your luck, suburbs, teenage life, urban ghetto life, coming of age, crimes, society, youth, family relations, life is a bitch, pets, self discovery, parents and children, unemployment, friends, love, dog, soccer, rape ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, 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, coming of age, friendship, society, teenage life, family relations and friends 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), I'm Bout It (1997). 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: serious, dark humor, sexual, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, strong sexual content, coming of age, teenage life, urban ghetto, society, youth, couples, family problems, family relations, human nature, interracial relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.2
 731
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: serious, rough, realistic, bleak
Plot: friendship, gang, misfit, juvenile delinquency, masturbation, hardcase students, extreme violence, drug dealer, tattoo artist, high school, urban, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, china, singapore
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: realistic, sentimental, touching, feel good, serious ...
Plot: friendship, adoption, muslim, prostitute, koran, piggy bank, coming of age, first sex, generation gap, young heroes, grocer, parent child relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, persia, albania, paris france, switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self discovery, friendship, coming of age, best friends, gays and lesbians, human nature, innocence lost, parents and children, sexual relations, siblings relations, teenage love, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 5.0
 301
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: 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
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.1
 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, serious, rough, tense ...
Plot: gang, illiteracy, working class, juvenile delinquency, extreme violence, dysfunctional family, ghetto, social misfits, coming of age, school, human nature, urban ghetto ...
Time: 90s, 1960s
Place: scotland, europe, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.9
 646
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: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, sexual
Plot: friendship, coming of age, prostitute, dealing with death, prank, self discovery, looking for sex, parents and children, teenage love, midlife crisis, teenage life, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.2
 110
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: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, thought provoking ...
Plot: realism, gang, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto, urban, downfall, sexual abuse, addiction, down on your luck, teenage life, urban ghetto life, kids in trouble ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: bleak, serious, realistic, gloomy, rough ...
Plot: school, survival, eviction, juvenile delinquency, single parent, obsession, down on your luck, suburbs, urban ghetto, suburban life, unemployment, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Plot: friendship, countryside, on the run, racism, gays and lesbians, unemployment, parents and children, friends, love and romance, society, youth, gay ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: france, europe, marseille, normandy, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, gloomy ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, gang, gangsters, crime, urban ghetto, social misfits, urban, going straight, vengeance, friendship, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: friendship, unemployment, misfit partners, social misfits, unlikely criminals, couple relations, down on your luck, crimes, dishonesty, misfit, partners, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: cafe, friendship, prostitute, single parent, wealth, prison, human nature, restaurant, couple relations, suburbs, parents and children, social differences ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, offbeat ...
Plot: restaurant, sexual abuse, prostitute, buddies, gang, juvenile delinquency, crime, social misfits, urban ghetto, drug dealing, going straight, starting over ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, sentimental, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: countryside, anti semitism, wartime life, village, life is a bitch, golden years, human nature, self discovery, friendship, religions or cults, elderly, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: france, europe, vichy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: youth, teacher, school, coming of age, family, theatre group, theatre play, theatre milieu, skyscraper, group of friends, falling in love, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: 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 ⇓
37%
 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: serious, realistic
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, best friends, juvenile delinquency, high school, innocence lost, suburbs, friendship, high school life, suburban life, teenage life, working class ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere, touching ...
Plot: friendship, school, coming of age, high school, teenage love, sibling relationship, parent child relationship, teenage life, love and romance, youth, family relations, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1963
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, juvenile delinquency, coming of age, prison, smuggling, theft, friendship, dysfunctional family, urban ghetto, siblings relations, down on your luck, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new mexico, new york, lower east side manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, alaska ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.8
 774
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: friendship, small town, coming of age, vengeance, prison, suburbs, haunted by the past, teenage life, kids in trouble, nothing goes right, society, youth ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.8
 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: uplifting, serious, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Plot: childhood, mischievous children, children, teacher, school, child abuse, small town, friendship, parents and children, teenage crush, puberty, community ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 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: tense, serious, realistic
Plot: gang, redemption, buddies, juvenile delinquency, urban, social misfits, introspection, urban ghetto, friendship, parents and children, teenage life, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, disturbing
Plot: gang, street kid, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto, prostitute, crime, urban, drug dealing, rich and poor, addiction, alcohol abuse, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
Place: colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: touching, humorous, semi serious, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: incest, mother son incest, coming of age, self discovery, jazz, parents and children, siblings relations, family relations, boy scout, teenage life, sexuality, adultery ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1954
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: serious, sincere, realistic, emotional, touching ...
Plot: on the road, friendship, social misfits, drugs/alcohol, self discovery, prison, father, down on your luck, teenage life, coming of age, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, oklahoma, salt lake city utah, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
May Allah Bless France (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: French rapper, author, and spoken word artist Abd Al Malik makes his directorial debut with this adaptation of his 2004 autobiography, chronicling his upbringing in the crime- and drug-ridden streets of Strasbourg and his life-changing encounters ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, rough, touching
Plot: musician's life, hip hop, urban ghetto, urban ghetto life, coming of age, hopes, society, artists and showbiz, juvenile delinquency, follow your dream, rising to stardom, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, touching
Plot: runaway, friendship, coming of age, polish, best friends, single parent, social misfits, urban, parents and children, siblings relations, social differences, unfulfilled love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Art of Crying (2006)
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, small town, dysfunctional family, family life, countryside, young heroes, parents and children, family in crisis, kids in trouble, life is a bitch, youth, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: denmark, europe, germany, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 959
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: semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, drug abuse, school, buddies, teenage sexuality, college, juvenile delinquency, social misfits, suburbs, young lovers, innocence lost ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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