Movies like Broken 2018

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Broken (2018)
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Broken (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Logan, an ex-gang leader, has left the gang life to raise his daughter Tori. But when Tori is murdered by an opposing gang in town, Logan must choose forgiveness or revenge.
Plot: gang, forgiveness, boxing, god, surfing, gun, betrayal, tragedy, murder, redemption, revenge, fight, maori

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and bleak films with plots about gang, murder, crime, violence, crimes, gun and revenge mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Broken: Gangs of New York (2002), Levity (2003), Bad City Blues (1999), Jai Gangaajal (2016), And Then You Die (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Gangs of New York (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 167 min.
Story: It's 1863. America was born in the streets. Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points of America to seek vengeance against the psychotic gangland kingpin, Bill the Butcher, who murdered his father years earlier. With an eager pickpocket by ...
Style: tense, suspense, atmospheric, stylized, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gang war, organized crime, vengeance, revenge, betrayal, army, social decay, gangsters, corruption, mob boss, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1840s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Levity (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Manuel Jordan is a man who is free after serving 23 years for killing a teenager during an attempted robbery. After nearly two decades of staring at his victim's face on a newspaper clipping in his cell, the paroled man attempts to find ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: redemption, sin, murder, prison, vandalism, singer, revenge, criminal, police, robbery, gang, party ...
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Bad City Blues (1999)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In the aftermath of a violent robbery, a New Orleans doctor, Eugene Grimes, wakes to find a wounded woman and $2 million in cash on his doorstep. In pursuit of the thieves, police captain Clarence Jefferson discovers that Grimes is the key not only ...
Plot: corruption, violence, betrayal, forgiveness, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, robbery, torture, criminal, multiple time frames, good samaritan, banker, villain ...
Place: central america
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Jai Gangaajal (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 149 min.
Story: The film features SP Abha Mathur who is appointed the first female SP of Bankipur district, Bihar. She then goes against the Local MLA of Bankipur and henchmen of Lakhisarai district.
Plot: gang, sexism, police, female protagonist, murder, female police officer, shot to death, corrupt cop, organized crime, police officer, tough girl, hand to hand combat
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What Becomes of the Broken Hearted? (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 108 min.
Story: 5 Years have passed and Jake has turned his back on his family. He's still up to his usual tricks in McClutchy's Bar, unaware, as he downs his latest opponent, that his eldest son, Nig, Has died in a gang fight. The uncomfortable family ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, bleak, rough
Plot: gang, kids in trouble, vengeance, family problems, redemption, bar, rivalry, starting over, urban ghetto life, hopes, uninhibited rivalry, opponent ...
Time: 90s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
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And Then You Die (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A drug deal must deal with the mafia, Hells Angels, and police who want to arrest him. -- WorldCat
Plot: death, murder, pursuit, criminal underworld, loyalty, gang, police, violence, criminal, drugs, gun, neo noir ...
Place: montreal quebec canada
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80%
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Riders (2000)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 130 min.
Story: After an unpleasant run-in with a group of bikers, a young convenience store robber (Marc) gets approached by the same bikers to help out with a picnic. After the picnic, seeing he has guts, the bikers propose him for membership. As the story ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, bleak
Plot: friendship, gang, vengeance, society, best friends, betrayal, crimes, crime, gory, dishonesty, friends, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Flag in the Mist (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When her only relative, her elder brother is accused of robbing and murdering an old woman loan-shark, pretty, young Kiriko (Chieko Baisho) travels from her home in Kyushu to Tokyo to get Japan's top lawyer to defend her brother. Unfortunately ...
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Thug (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The South African multi-award winning film about a young South African boy from the ghetto named Tsotsi, meaning Gangster. Tsotsi, who left home as a child to get away from helpless parents, finds a baby in the back seat of a car that he has just ...
Style: bleak, sincere, rough, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: poverty, gang, redemption, bully, murder, baby, robbery, slum, life is a bitch, society, haunted by the past, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Blood In, Blood Out (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Based on the true life experiences of poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, the film focuses on half-brothers Paco and Cruz, and their bi-racial cousin Miklo. It opens in 1972, as the three are members of an East L.A. gang known as the "Vatos Locos", ...
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, realistic, epic ...
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77%
 7.2
 15K
City of Men (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Best buddies Acerola and Laranjinha, about to turn 18, discover things about their missing fathers' pasts which will shatter their solid friendship, in the middle of a war between rival drug gangs from Rio's favelas.
Style: realistic, bleak, tense, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: gang, friendship, street gang, drug lord, robbery, slum, betrayal, crime, coming of age, crimes, urban ghetto life, social problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Not for, or Against (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: "Ni Pour, Ni Contre" tracks the fall of a young TV camerawoman, Caty, after she becomes involved with a group of petty criminals and their enigmatic leader, Jean. The gang lives hand-to-mouth until the day Jean plans a daring bank robbery. ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gang, jewelry, robbery, money, dishonesty, crime, prostitute, crimes, criminal heroes, neo-noir, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, cannes
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Russia 88 (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A gang of skinheads 'Russia 88' are filming propaganda videos in order to place it on the internet. At the same time the camera records the life of the gang, they become accustomed to this and stop paying attention to it. The leader of the ...
Plot: skinhead, psychopath, dog, train, police, murder, cafe, shotgun, shot to death, gun, revolver, knife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Abusing Protocol (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
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Story: After the death of his brother (Tommy), RJ moves in with Gang Leader (Cane) and quickly finds himself wrapped up in a world of abuse and drugs. Local businessman (Dave) is watching the things he loves disappear in front of his very eyes. What ...
Plot: violence, gang, affair, robbery, gang leader, gun, hoodie, police, street gang, gangster, sex, drunkenness ...
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Defiance (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Tommy takes up temporary housing in a New York neighborhood plagued by a violent gang called the Souls. Tommy is waiting for his next assignment as a seaman and though he tries to avoid the gang and his neighbors, it does not work. Soon he is ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, realistic
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Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story (2004)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Redemption tells the story of Stan "Tookie" Williams, founder of the Crips L.A. street gang. Story follows his fall into gang-banging, his prison term, and his work writing children's novels encouraging peace and anti-violence ...
Style: emotional, uplifting, realistic, serious, bleak ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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At Close Range (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
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Duration: 111 min.
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Place: pennsylvania, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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My Crazy Life (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Mousie and Sad Girl are childhood best friends in a contemporary Los Angeles poor Hispanic neighborhood. But when Sad Girl becomes pregnant by Mousie's boyfriend, a drug dealer named Ernesto, the two become bitter enemies. While their dispute ...
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Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Battles Without Honor and Humanity (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama
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Time: 40s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Fast, Fast (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Angela begins to hang around with Pablo and his gang of young robbers.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: gang, juvenile delinquency, bank robbery, robbery, danger, crime gone awry, youth, criminal heroes, fall in love, crimes, love and romance, young heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain, madrid, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
South Central (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man is put to prison for 10 years. Coming out of prison he wants to live a normal life and stop with crime but his son has yet followed the criminal path of his father.
Style: captivating, tense, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: gang, drug dealing, urban ghetto life, murder, prison, society, life is a bitch, crime, crimes, juvenile delinquency, youth, coming of age ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Hell's Kitchen (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a robbery goes awry, the bandits all end up in a puddle of blood and only one lives and goes to jail for five years. Upon his release, the girlfriend wants her new boyfriend to kill him. Only trouble is the boyfriend knows that the fault was ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: crime gone awry, haunted by the past, friendship, crimes, murder, urban ghetto life, gangsters, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, criminal's revenge, prison, heist ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Pugilist (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After his eldest son is murdered in a gangland hit, an absentee father desperately tries to protect what's left of the shattered family he abandoned.
Plot: boxing, gang, shot to death, nightclub, sword, shipyard, taking a bath, knockout, funeral, brother brother relationship, shot in the chest, vengeance ...
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Cellblock Sisters: Banished Behind Bars (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sam Connor kidnaps his young daughters, April and May, sells them to strangers, and accidentally kills his wife when she attempts to intervene. Sixteen years later, April is an out of control outlaw who has come into a life of drugs and crime, while ...
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The Wild Goose Lake (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: China, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A gangster on the run, sacrifices everything for his family and a woman he meets while on the lam.
Plot: severed head, gang, train station, motorcycle, police, rape, prostitute, revenge, gangster, cigarette smoking, flamingo, gang leader ...
Time: year 2012
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 12
Naakaa (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Nepal
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Goldie, a small time smuggler of Barhabise who is in need of a profiting consignment to recover from his current bankruptcy. He gets an emergency call from a local smuggler and businessman of the area to rescue a Tibetan girl and her transporter ...
Plot: border, murder, violence, police, revenge, jealousy, fight, chase, blood, crime
⇓ similarity ⇓
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An Obsession (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An Obsession is Aoyama's remake for the 1990s of Akira Kurosawa's Stray Dog ("Nora inu," 1949). The basic plot situation is the same: a cop, after losing his gun to a killer, sets out on a search for the criminal who in the end ...
Style: suspense
Plot: gun, gunshot wound, shooting, murder, neo noir, heroin addict, fistfight, psychopathic killer
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Ash Wednesday (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ash Wednesday is set in the Manhattan of the early 1980's and is about a pair of Irish-American brothers who become embroiled in a conflict with the Irish Mob.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, talky ...
Plot: hitman, betrayal, love triangle, murder, drink, bar, church, vendetta, gun, priest, gangsters, crime ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, year 1983
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Massacre for an Orgy (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Luxembourg
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A police officer attempts to shut down an illegal girls-for-drugs operation (American version).
Plot: white slavery, prostitute, drugs, police, sex, murder, lesbian, female nudity, lesbianism, playing footsie, gang
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
New Jersey Drive (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: New Jersey Drive is a 1995 film about black youths in Newark, New Jersey, the unofficial "car theft capital of the world". Their favorite pastime is that of everybody in their neighborhood: stealing cars and joyriding. The trouble starts ...
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: juvenile delinquency, gang, brutality, murder, police, crimes, police investigation, teenage life, vengeance, on the run, deadly, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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