Movies like Chiko

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Chiko (2008)
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Chiko (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This is the story of Isa, who grows up in a Hamburg suburb. It might be one of the world's richest cities but every beast has its belly and here, in the very underbelly, Chiko lives in a world where violence, staking and keeping a claim, and drug taking are the norm. Where down is not an option, Chiko is determined to rise to the top, whatever and whomever it costs.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, rough, realistic, gloomy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealer, gang, cocaine, immigrants, friendship, crimes, rivalry, ambition, murder, smuggling, betrayal, deception, marijuana, family, drug lord, career, record producer, respect, drug crime, rebellious youth, friends, rise to the top, society, drug dealing, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hamburg germany, germany, europe

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Most similar movies to Chiko

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and tense films with plots about crimes, gang, rivalry, murder, society, drug dealing and friends mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Chiko: Shifty (2008), R (2010), Top Dog (2014), Riders (2000), Tough Enough (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Shifty (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Shifty, a young crack cocaine dealer in London, sees his life quickly spiral out of control when his best friend returns home. Stalked by a customer desperate to score at all costs, and with his family about to turn their back on him for good, ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspense, multicultural ...
Plot: drug dealer, police, betrayal, crimes, haunted by the past, dealer, rivalry, save the day, gangsters, murder, realism, gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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R (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The R of the title stands for the young protagonist, Rune, fearlessly played by Pilou Asbæk. Imprisoned for violent assault, he's a cocky, good-looking young man placed in the hardcore ward, where his survival depends on quickly learning the ...
Style: tense, realistic, captivating, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison life, friendship, confined, gang, crimes, warden, muslim, violence, murder, racial slur, organized crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
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87%
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Top Dog (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hooligan boss Billy Evans has it all - a successful business, a beautiful family and respect on the terraces. But when he clashes with gangster Mickey over a backstreet proetection racket, Billy soon finds himself out of his depth as they look to ...
Style: rough, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, ambition, downfall, crimes, gang, unfulfillment, criminal heroes, blind ambition, graphic violence, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), bully ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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 510
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, serious, rough, suspense, neo noir ...
Plot: biker, gang, friendship, motorcycle gang, robbery, murder, juvenile delinquency, rivalry, betrayal, crimes, dishonesty, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, montreal
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84%
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Tough Enough (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: From the youth directed novel of the same name by Greogor Tressnow comes a film by Detlev Buck that is a realistic portrait of life in the section of Berlin called Neukölln. It’s about power and weakness, delinquents and victims, and the ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, rough ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: juvenile delinquency, youth gang, street gang, coming of age, gang, friendship, crimes, urban ghetto, urban ghetto life, parents and children, high school life, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, berlin germany
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79%
 6.1
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Cedar Boys (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A journey into the lives of Middle-Eastern Australians in Sydney's outer-west.
Style: realistic, suspense, captivating, psychological, tense ...
Plot: crimes, friendship, heist, buddies, immigrants, social differences, partners, fall in love, drugs, murder, prison, racism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Ministers (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A NYPD detective attempts to avenge the death of her father, but unwittingly becomes involved with one of his killers.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: crimes, vengeance, rivalry, law enforcement, unlikely couple, murder, religious fanaticism, gangsters, brainwashing, murderous pair, romancing a criminal, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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My Kingdom (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A powerful dynasty, headed by a charismatic, manipulative father, falls when he decides to hand over his criminal empire to his three corrupt and power-hungry daughters. Kath runs a brothel down by the docks, Tracy owns a soccer team and Jo, a ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Plot: rivalry, betrayal, drug dealing, dishonesty, murder, parents and children, vengeance, family relations, prostitute, gangsters, tragic love, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Blue Hill Avenue (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A child of a middle class home with solid moral values is lured into a world of crime and corruption.
Style: rough, realistic, bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friends, drug dealing, betrayal, police investigation, gang, urban ghetto life, juvenile delinquency, fighting crime, police corruption, working undercover, city life, going straight ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Outlaw Country (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A crime thriller/family drama set against the backdrop of southern organized crime and Nashville royalty where music, love, hope and tragedy collide. Created as a pilot for a TV Series which was not taken up, this has now been aired as a TV Movie.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family relations, gang, crimes, parents and children, society, love and romance, graphic violence, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Don't Be Bad (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A story set in the 90s and in the outskirts of Rome to Ostia. A world where money, luxury cars, night clubs, cocaine and synthetic drugs are easy to run. A world in which Vittorio and Cesare, in their early twenties, act in search of their success.
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, realistic
Plot: robbery, friendship, drugs, crimes, murder, rivalry, society, cocaine, heroin, transsexual, ecstasy, italian mafia ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 4.0
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As Night Comes (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Troubled 17-year-old Sean Holloway falls in with a group of teenage outcasts called 'The Misfits,' whose charismatic leader, Ricky, takes him under his wing. But as Sean becomes more and more entangled in the gang's anarchist ways, ...
Style: serious, captivating, psychological, tense, slasher ...
Plot: halloween, rivalry, juvenile delinquency, crimes, gang, vengeance, youth, teenager, violence, society, teenage life, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Monga (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Set in the 1980s, “Monga” centers on five boys (Mosquito, Monk, Dragon, White Monkey and A-Lan) who join the "Gang of Princes" who are tired of being pushed around. As the "Gang of Princes" rise in stature, they come into ...
Style: realistic, tense, exciting, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gang, friendship, juvenile delinquency, crimes, urban ghetto life, society, friends, power relations, teenage life, youth, rivalry, organized crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Wolf (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A young boxer is making a name for himself inside the ring. Outside the ring, he is sucked into a world of crime. He becomes increasingly entangled in his own ambition.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, rough, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kickboxing, rise to the top, crimes, moral dilemma, social decay, ambition, society, immigrants, organized crime, gang, cross country, boxing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Code 37 (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A famous writer is violated in a sex-movie-theatre. He had a date with Roos, a young student who works also as a prostitute. Quickly it becomes clear that more students are active in the prostitution. Enough reason for Hannah and her team to go ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, crimes, gain trust, haunted by the past, parents and children, law enforcement, college, prostitution, rivalry, strong female presence, assault ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, ghent, europe
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70%
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Hyena (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Good policing doesn't necessarily mean doing everything by the book. But as the business of crime in London turns to favour the Albanians and Turks, how does a "good" policeman survive?
Style: realistic, serious, tense, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, gang, drug dealer, murder, gangsters, drug dealing, crimes, bad cop, dishonesty, law enforcement, police investigation, human trafficking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
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70%
Loyalty & Respect (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In Cashville, two friend friends are torn apart buy fast money and launch an all out street war where no one can be trusted. Loyalty and Respect is lost over Cash in the city of Cashville.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspense
Plot: hip hop, rise and fall, rise to the top, ambition, rivalry, gang, urban ghetto life, uninhibited rivalry, gangsters, drug dealing, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tennessee, nashville tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Siberian Education (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story of a gang of children growing up in a community of banished criminals, in a forgotten corner of the former Soviet Union. This community rejects the world outside. The only law it obeys… is its own. Against this backdrop two best friends, ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, rivalry, teenage life, criminal heroes, uninhibited rivalry, crime and punishment, society, human nature, crimes, social misfits, misfit, isolation ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
Place: russia, siberia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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State Property: Blood on the Streets (2005)
Genre: Musical, Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three gangsters vie for control of the streets of Philadelphia.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: gangsters, gang, ambition, murder, vengeance, social decay, tough heroes, partners, drug dealing, rivalry, criminal, city life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Only God Can Judge Me (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ricky spent years behind bars after taking the rap for his brother Rafael and his buddy Latif after a failed robbery. Now, Latif wants to express gratitude by letting Ricky in on a coup that will bring lots of money. After some hesitation, Ricky ...
Style: tense, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: jail, theft, heist gone wrong, murder, brother brother relationship, drugs, strong female character, revenge, policewoman, friends, escapades, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: frankfurt germany
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68%
Snow on tha Bluff (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When Curtis Snow steals a video camera from some college kids during a dope deal, he gives the camera to his best friend, Pancho, and they start documenting their lives. At first its business as usual for Curtis. He robs dope boys, he runs from the ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, captivating, tense ...
Plot: dealer, filmmaking, drug dealing, crimes, introspection, life is a bitch, single parent, found footage, down on your luck, stoners, rivalry, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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The Business (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During the '80s, a young man named Frankie dreams of escaping London's South East region, and his mother's thug of a boyfriend gives him just the opportunity. After beating up the abusive beau, Frankie runs off to Spain, where he ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, drug dealer, rise and fall, femme fatale, crimes, gangsters, organized crime, drug cartel, drug abuse, murder, drug dealing, on the run ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain, colombia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Cost of a Soul (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Wounded in the war, Tommy Donahue and DD Davis return home from Iraq to the slum neighborhood they grew up in. Tommy returns to his wife, Faith, whom he abandoned while she was pregnant to escape a life of crime. Tommy meets his disabled six ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: racism, murder, iraq war, crimes, urban ghetto, haunted by the past, homecoming, society, gang, family problems, war veteran, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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State Property (2002)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Frustrated with being broke, Beans decides that the only way to grasp the American Dream is to take it.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, crimes, family life, drug dealing, friendship, ambition, buddies, rise and fall, juvenile delinquency, city life, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
King of Paper Chasin' (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In the city of 9 Million people everyone is engulfed in the everyday rat race chasing that almighty dollar. This movie tells the story of one of its own 'Carter Blanche'. Carter has staked his claim to the American dream. But history ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: hip hop, crimes, rivalry, drug dealing, urban ghetto, starting over, artists and showbiz, betrayal, musician's life, ambition, african american, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Preppie Connection (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A student at a private school uses his connections to establish a drug trafficking network.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, psychological
Plot: student, prison, jealousy, drug dealing, marijuana, cocaine, teenager, high school, drug dealer, murder, love, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: colombia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Illegal Tender (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After the gangsters who killed his father come to settle a score, a teenage boy and his mother turn the tables on the killers - one Latino family's quest for honor and revenge as the hunted become the hunters.
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the run, pregnancy, haunted by the past, gang, crimes, vigilantism, rivalry, drug dealing, revenge, murder, death of father, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: puerto rico, usa, latin america, new york, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.1
 955
After the Fall (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bill Scanlin loses his job and embarks on a life of crime. As Bill stays ahead of the law, he discovers that sometimes the only thing worse than getting caught is getting away with it.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, downfall, human nature, protecting from truth, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, family relations, society, murder, rivalry, uncontrollable, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 7.2
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Friend (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The film follows the lives of four childhood friends: Joon-seok, the leader, whose father is a powerful mob boss; Dong-su, whose father is an undertaker; class clown Jung-ho; and Sang-taek, an exemplary student. The story is the director's ...
Style: serious, captivating, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: friendship, gangsters, betrayal, rise to the top, ambition, gang war, buddies, youth, life is a bitch, adulthood, rivalry, right hand man ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 70s
Place: busan, asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Abusing Protocol (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
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 ...
Style: tense, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, suspense
Plot: gang, gangsters, drunkenness, police, street gang, drugs, robbery, violence, sex, gang leader, murder, friends ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%