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Turk 182! (1985)
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Turk 182! (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After New York City firefighter Terry Lynch is unable to receive any compensation for an injury incurred during the off-duty rescue of a young girl, he grows suicidal. Furious, his brother Jimmy attempts to have Mayor Tyler intervene, but the corrupt politician instead denounces Terry as a drunk. Determined to get justice, Terry begins a graffiti campaign of embarrassing slogans mocking the mayor, which soon captivates the city.
Style: exciting, sincere, serious, realistic, political, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: graffiti, mayor, politics, fire, conspiracy, rescue, politician, injustice, vigilante, social worker, brother brother relationship, child in peril, frustration, subway, hip hop, street art, police, news, scandal, heroes, crimes, life is a bitch, fighting the system, vengeance, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, usa, manhattan, new york city

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and semi serious films with plots about society, fighting the system, life is a bitch, politics, injustice, rivalry and state affairs mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Turk 182!: Daniel (1983), Harry's War (1981), Heavens Fall (2006), Money Kings (1998), Everything's Jake (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Daniel (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The fictionalized story of Daniel, the son of Paul and Rochelle Isaacson, who were executed as Soviet spies in the 1950s. As a graduate student in New York in the 1960s, Daniel is involved in the antiwar protest movement and contrasts his ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, sincere, contemplative
Plot: espionage, injustice, uncover truth, racism, betrayal, politics, undercover, state affairs, vietnam war, false accusation, dishonesty, legal ...
Time: 50s, 60s
Place: usa, new york, asia, vietnam
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Harry's War (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After his aunt dies of a heart attack while fighting the IRS, Harry Johnson decides to take up the cause.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: rebellion, ambition, state affairs, fighting the system, society, politics, legal, rivalry, life is a bitch, courtroom, social relations, injustice ...
Time: 80s
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Heavens Fall (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Successful New York attorney Sam Leibowitz travels to the South in 1933 to defend nine young black men accused of raping two women on an Alabama freight train.
Style: serious, sincere, disturbing, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: false accusation, courtroom, interracial relations, racism, discrimination, injustice, dishonesty, legal, politics, jury, hopes, courtroom drama ...
Time: 1930s
Place: usa, new york, alabama
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Money Kings (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vinnie's a bookie, happily married, running his operation for 30 years out of his bar in Brooklyn. Times change, the boys up the chain want a bigger profit, so Vinnie's expendable He's assigned a hotheaded kid, Tony, the nephew of a ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, bookies, gangsters, bet, loser, dishonesty, life is a bitch, down on your luck, disorder, unlikely criminals, crimes, unlikely partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Everything's Jake (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, psychological
Plot: friendship, survival, life is a bitch, lifestyle, teaching the ways of the world, injustice, social misfits, society, homelessness, homeless, street life, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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The War Within (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Pakistani involved in a planned attack in New York City experiences a crisis of conscience.
Style: disturbing, psychological, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: injustice, life is a bitch, rivalry, society, crimes, couple relations, vengeance, introspection, false accusation, politics, terrorism, terrorist plot ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, paris france, france, usa, europe ...
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Crazy Like a Fox (2004)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This is the story of Nat Banks, an 8th generation Virginian gentleman farmer living in the past, who loses his family farm, Greenwood, to a pair of land speculators from Washington, D.C. When the predatory couple manipulates a "legal" real ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: save the day, adventure, rivalry, fighting the system, righting the wronged, culture clash, society, heroes, buddies, good versus evil, screwball, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., virginia
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Gimme the Loot (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Malcolm and Sofia, two determined teens from the Bronx, are the ultimate graffiti-writers. When a rival gang buffs their latest masterpiece, they must hatch a plan to get revenge by tagging an iconic NYC landmark, but they need to raise $500 to pull ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, rough
Plot: graffiti, drug dealing, teenager, gang, city life, juvenile delinquency, crimes, cons and scams, teenage life, vandalism, coming of age, drugs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city
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Vendetta (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Based on a true tale of power, corruption and murder, Christopher Walken stars in the story of the largest lynching in American history...
Style: captivating, bleak, rough, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: courtroom drama, mafia, lynching, italian mafia, gangsters, immigrants, courtroom, injustice, righting the wronged, state affairs, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Jack Bull (1999)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Jack Bull tells the story of Myrl Redding, a Wyoming horse trader who clashes with Henry Ballard, a fellow rancher, after Ballard abuses two of Myrl's horses and their Crow Indian caretaker, Billy. When Judge Wilkins throws out Myrl's ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, vengeance, crimes, injustice, price of justice, false accusation, fighting crime, manhunt, lone wolves, dishonesty, rivalry, politics ...
Time: 90s
Place: wyoming, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Navigators (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In South Yorkshire, a small group of railway maintenance men discover that because of privatization, their lives will never be the same. When the trusty British Rail sign is replaced by one reading East Midland Infrastructure, it is clear that there ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, thought provoking, gloomy ...
Plot: railway, unemployment, friendship, society, fighting the system, workplace, life is a bitch, working class, human spirit, workplace intrigue, injustice, corporate crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Samaritan: The Mitch Snyder Story (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: uplifting, thought provoking, realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: homeless, campaign, righting the wronged, injustice, power relations, heroic mission, human spirit, state affairs, society, life is a bitch, politics, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The F Word (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A frustrated radio DJ takes to the streets of Manhattan during the Republican National Convention after the FCC has slapped his station with $1 million in indecency fines, and popular radio personality Joe Pace (Josh Hamilton) isn't going down ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, disturbing, political
Plot: politics, radio dj, fighting the system, rebellion, republican, injustice, idealism, hopes, chaos, americana, state affairs, protest ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Candidate (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bill McKay is a candidate for the U.S. Senate from California. He has no hope of winning, so he is willing to tweak the establishment.
Style: political, thought provoking, witty, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: politics, election, father son relationship, idealism, political campaign, political rally, satire, u.s. senator, campaign, manipulation, political corruption, honest ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, latin america, usa, san diego california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Rick (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: "Rigoletto" retold at Christmas time in Manhattan's corporate world. Rick, an executive at Image, is a jerk to a woman applying for a job. That evening, he's out for drinks with his much younger boss, Duke, and the same women is ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, serious, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: curse, hitman, office, wall street, mind game, life is a bitch, parents and children, boss and employee, workplace intrigue, forbidden love, teenage life, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
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Free the Nipple (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: An army of passionate women launch a revolution to "Free the Nipple" and decriminalize the female body. Based on a true story, this mass movement of topless women, armed with First Amendment lawyers, graffiti installations and national ...
Style: humorous, thought provoking, realistic, semi serious, light
Audience: girls' night
Plot: revolution, society, battle of the sexes, fighting the system, rebellion, rebelliousness, against the rules, female protagonist, journalist, nudity (full frontal - brief), feminism, gender ...
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The Stick Up Kids (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: harlem, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Born in Flames (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: In a future where a socialist government gains power, a group of women decides to organize and rebel.
Style: feminist film, political, indie film, suspense, biting ...
Audience: chick flick
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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My Dinner with Andre (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Wallace Shawn and Andre Gregory, apparently playing themselves, share their lives over the course of an evening meal at a restaurant.
Style: thought provoking, philosophical, intellectual, surreal, sexy ...
Plot: restaurant, food, philosophy, existentialism, stream of consciousness, mysticism, jewish, technology, humanity, death, bittersweet, melancholy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, contemporary
Place: poland, new york, manhattan new york city, usa, sahara
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Motel (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Thirteen-year-old Ernest Chin lives and works at a sleazy hourly-rate motel on a strip of desolate suburban bi-way. Misunderstood by his family and blindly careening into puberty, Ernest befriends Sam Kim, a self-destructive yet charismatic Korean ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: youth, coming of age, human nature, hotel, dysfunctional family, misfit, life is a bitch, power relations, family problems, male female relationship, friendship between men, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Article 99 (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dr. Richard Sturgess leads a team of compassionate doctors at a veteran's hospital. Along with Drs. Morgan, Handleman and Van Dorn, he fights to deliver adequate care to needy veterans in the face of funding cuts and a corrupt administration. ...
Style: humorous, talky, satirical, splatter, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hospital, medical, disability, politics, psychiatrist, first contact, natural disaster, mentor, fantasy world, mad scientist, gangsters, psychiatry ...
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Place: new jersey, kansas, usa, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Noise (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man who is being driven crazy by the noise in New York City decides to take vigilante action against it.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever, psycho film ...
Plot: vandalism, vigilante, arrest, anger, vigilantism, society, satire, love and romance, rivalry, losing-it hero, fighting the system, heroic mission ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Last Day of Summer (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This unpredictable story follows an agitated fast-food employee, Joe, who's reached his breaking point from being harassed and tormented by his boss...
Style: humorous, sincere, realistic, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, vengeful fired employee, obnoxious boss, crimes, social misfits, confined, mentally unstable, vengeance, rivalry, friendship, restaurant, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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First Monday in October (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: For the first time in history a woman is appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court, where she becomes a friendly rival to a liberal associate.
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: supreme court, judiciary, battle of the sexes, justice, legal, politics, romance, unlikely couple, fighting the system, rivalry, workplace romance, courtroom drama ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Gung Ho (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When a western Pennsylvania auto plant is acquired by a Japanese company, brokering auto worker Hunt Stevenson faces the tricky challenge of mediating the assimilation of two clashing corporate cultures. At one end is the Japanese plant manager and ...
Style: humorous, light, funny, captivating, bad ending ...
Plot: culture clash, business, friendship, unemployment, factory, workplace, worker, labor union, car, society, buddies, deception ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, usa, pennsylvania, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Running Mates (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A governor running for President gets revealed to be a serial philanderer.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, political, suspense ...
Plot: politics, campaign, rise to the top, ambition, fighting the system, lifestyle, love affair, political intrigue, democrat, workplace, society, head of state ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, michigan, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Baby for Sale (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A couple discover that the baby girl they're trying to adopt is being auctioned off to the highest bidder. The couple become part of a sting operation to bust the baby-selling ring.
Style: disturbing, sincere, serious, thought provoking, emotional ...
Plot: babies and infants, adoption, black market, fighting the system, kids in trouble, social decay, legal, dishonesty, crimes, life is a bitch, society, injustice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Do the Right Thing (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.
Style: talky, realistic, intense, humorous, political ...
Plot: police brutality, racism, pizzeria, culture clash, hip hop, heat wave, prejudice, pizza, african american, urban ghetto life, society, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Story of Qiu Ju (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Story of Qiu Ju is a 1992 Chinese comedy-drama film. The film was directed by Zhang Yimou and, as in many of his films, stars Gong Li in the title role. The screenplay is an adaption of Chen Yuanbin's novella The Wan Family's Lawsuit. ...
Style: realistic, road movie, absurd, harsh, biting ...
Plot: pregnancy, peasant, revolution, politics, satire, childhood, marriage, beautiful scenery, brutality, catastrophe, culture clash, loneliness ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: china, asia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Second Civil War (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a planeload of Pakistani orphans are shipped to his state for permanent relocation, the governor of Idaho (Beau Bridges, who won an Emmy) defies the president (Phil Hartman) and closes the state's border. News Net Television, a cable news ...
Style: suspense, realistic, semi serious, biting, cynical ...
Plot: satire, illegal immigration, journalism, politics, white house, gang violence, civil war, translator, terrorism, fighting the system, society, dishonesty ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: idaho, pakistan, middle east, usa, texas ...
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