Movies like Blackrock

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Blackrock (1997)
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Blackrock (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In New South Wales, Jared surfs with his mates and has a first girl. He hosts a beach party for his older pal, Ricko, and witnesses four of his mates gang-rape a 15 year old. He does nothing, and the next day, she's found murdered. At school, the boys and the girls react: the girls with anger at the perpetrators, the boys with jeering at the dead girl's morality. The students' parents have their own responses. Jared retreats into angry silence, disgusted that he did nothing to help the dead girl. Meanwhile, his mother wants to talk to him about her impending cancer surgery, the police want to know what he saw, and his friend Ricko wants an alibi. Jared's cracking under the pressure.
Style: tense, rough, bleak, gloomy, serious, realistic, disturbing
Plot: murder, rape and murder, teenage life, crimes, vengeance, youth, gang, investigation, drug dealing, sexual abuse, life is a bitch, violence spree, dysfunctional family, juvenile delinquency, society, terminal illness, deadly, innocence lost, kids in trouble, teenager, party, police, surfing, cancer, blonde ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia

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Most similar movies to Blackrock

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about crimes, life is a bitch, murder, deadly, youth, society and vengeance mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Blackrock: The New Girlfriend (1999), Heart of America (2002), Blame (2010), Monument Ave. (1998), Tucked Away (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The New Girlfriend (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A romantic story of young love is not what it seems. Rachel meets Matt on his way home from school. Matt falls for her, but Rachel has other ideas. Rachel and her boyfriend Nick use Matt to exact a revenge on his parents. What follows is an ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: suburbs, obsession, vengeance, revenge, drowning, theft, sexual relations, murder, dysfunctional family, teenage life, death in the family, suburban life ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
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95%
Heart of America (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Starring Jurgen Prochnow ('The Replacement Killers' 'Air Force One' and Patrick Muldoon 'Stigmata' 'Starship Troopers'), 'Heart of America' is a powerhouse of a contemporary drama and essential ...
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: school shooting, high school, vengeance, teenage life, psychopath, juvenile delinquency, kids in trouble, crimes, life is a bitch, youth, crime, society ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Blame (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of young vigilantes seeking revenge for a sexual betrayal fall far from grace. When the truth is out they find themselves on the dark side of justice.
Style: disturbing, bleak, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: vengeance, assassination attempt, crimes, injustice, village, haunted by the past, rivalry, danger, crime gone awry, life is a bitch, assassination plot, teacher student relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Monument Ave. (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bobby O'Grady a low level member of a Boston Irish gang run by Jackie O'Hara. Jackie demands absolute, total loyalty to him. When Jackie kills one of Bobby's buddies, Teddy, Bobby and others have to keep it an absolute secret, even ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, dark, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, gangsters, crimes, crime, vengeance, gang, investigation, life is a bitch, witnessing a crime, drug dealing, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, ireland, europe, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Tucked Away (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On the surface, Ray Ryan has it all. He's a successful advertising executive with a new promotion. He has a nice home and a beautiful fiancée. Underneath it all is a dark secret he's finding harder to hide. Ray's nightmares are ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: investigation, crimes, deadly, life is a bitch, murder, secret, abusive father, aging
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Crime + Punishment in Suburbia (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is a contemporary fable loosely based on Fyodor Dostoyevsky's "Crime and Punishment". Roseanne is outwardly a perfect and popular teen. However, her image is hiding the abuse at her stepfather's hands, and she decides to ...
Style: disturbing, serious, psychological, clever, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: murder, high school, dysfunctional family, suburbs, americana, guilt, rape, court, trial, crime and punishment, obsession, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Sket (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When a young woman is cruelly and indiscriminately attacked by a notorious gang led by the violent Trey, her little 16 year old sister Kayla wants revenge and will stop at nothing to get it, even if it means joining a rival girl gang led by the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: gang, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, vengeance, social decay, urban ghetto life, crimes, society, life is a bitch, rivalry, criminal heroes, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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06/05 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A fictional version of the events that led to the assassination of the Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn on May 6, 2002. The movie is based upon the book "The sixth of May" by Tomas Ross.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, tense, serious ...
Plot: murder, investigation, political conspiracy, uncover truth, state affairs, deadly, life is a bitch, dishonesty, assassination, fighting the system, politics, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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In Bar (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Turkey
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of young high society friends, aged between 18 and 25, are gathered at a friend's bar that they regularly frequent for the night. But when they finish of their last beer and prepare to head home they find themselves held captive at ...
Style: disturbing, serious, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Plot: gang, captivity, vigilantism, injustice, vengeance, crimes, life is a bitch, murder, rivalry, confined, sexual abuse, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Go, Go, Second Time Virgin (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 65 min.
Story: After being raped in an unknown rooftop, nineteen year-old girl Poppo meets a mysterious boy, and both share their sexual traumas and fears, with fatal consequences.
Style: erotic, sexual, gloomy, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: sexual abuse, prostitute, juvenile delinquency, mentally unstable, crimes, violence spree, vengeance, love and romance, youth, gang, life is a bitch, gangsters ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, future, 1960s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 10K
The War Zone (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An alienated teenager, saddened that he has moved away from London, must find a way to deal with a dark family secret.
Style: bleak, disturbing, rough, serious, emotional ...
Plot: incest, father daughter incest, sexual abuse, incest rape, innocence lost, mature, family relations, family problems, parents and children, teenage life, life is a bitch, small town ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Twelve (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young drug dealer watches as his high-rolling life is dismantled in the wake of his cousin's murder, which sees his best friend arrested for the crime.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, disturbing, bleak
Plot: murder, drug dealer, juvenile delinquency, youth, drugs/alcohol, teenage life, drug abuse, drug dealing, life is a bitch, deadly, violence spree, strained relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: harlem, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Wasted on the Young (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a high school party goes dangerously off the rails, one teenager finds that revenge is just a computer click away.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, youth, teenage life, rivalry, teenage love, social relations, family relations, murder, danger, teasing, picked on, fight back ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Bypass (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Tim has no job, but Tim ‘works’, selling stolen goods...In the face of mounting internal and external pressure, how far will he go to keep his head above water and protect those he loves?
Style: serious, suspenseful, touching, realistic, tense ...
Plot: life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, parents and children, family relations, youth, crimes, society, urban, working class, down on your luck, terminal illness, criminal
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Light It Up (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: On a winter day in a southside Queens high school, events collide and six students are suddenly in an armed standoff with the NYPD. At the school, classrooms freeze, teachers come and go, resources are scant.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: high school, school, hostage, attic, kids in trouble, urban, down on your luck, city life, pregnancy, crimes, law enforcement, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Jammed (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young Australian woman reluctantly agrees to help a Chinese mother search for her missing daughter and becomes involved in human trafficking and the sex slave trade.
Style: serious, tense, psychological, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: sex trafficking, missing person, crimes, deportation, manipulation, prostitute, immigrants, social decay, sexual abuse, gangsters, danger, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Outrage (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Marco Vallez (Antonio Banderas) is possessed by the beauty of a circus sharp shooter, and from the second they meet he is willing to give up everything to be with her. But one horrifying night sends them both down a road of revenge leaving behind a ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: murder, journalism, vengeance, violence spree, vigilantism, psychopath, mentally unstable, lovers on the run, rape, gang rape, on the run, brutality ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 700
The Knife (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 104 min.
Story: American photojournalist Peter Mandrake becomes embroiled in Brazil's dangerous underworld of pimps, drug gangs and arms smugglers when he sets out to find the killer of a local call girl.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, murder, knife fight, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, criminal's revenge, investigation, society, danger, vigilantism, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: brazil, latin america, rio de janeiro, bolivia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Confession (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a small Catholic boarding school an unspeakable act has been committed. When High School student, Luther Scott, confesses to Father Michael Kelly, Kelly is bound silent to the particulars of a grisly murder. Now, framed guilty by the desperate ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: murder, catholic, mystery, investigation, courtroom drama, false accusation, moral dilemma, dishonesty, legal, deadly, crimes, clergy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Frisk (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A first person narrative of a gay serial killer explores violence, sexuality, and imagination.
Style: psychological, sexual, bleak, gloomy, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, bondage, obsession, dangerous attraction, teenage life, innocence lost, voyeurism, murder, sexual relations, gays and lesbians, crimes, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Freeze Me (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Chihiro is raped by three men and it is captured on video camera. She leaves her hometown and prepares to marry a colleague five years later, when one of the rapists arrives and says the others are on their way. He behaves like her long-lost lover ...
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: rapist, sexual abuse, rape and revenge, haunted by the past, woman in danger, fear, rape, gang rape, rape victim, murder, rape revenge, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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In Her Skin (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Tale of a 15-year-old Australian girl who went missing.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, psychological
Plot: murder, loss of daughter, envy, family problems, family in crisis, missing child, parents and children, crimes, deadly, obsession, missing person, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1999
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Crossing Guard (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After his daughter died in a hit and run, Freddy Gale has waited six years for John Booth, the man responsible, to be released from prison. On the day of release, Gale visits Booth and announces that he will kill him in one week. Booth uses his time ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, bleak, intense ...
Plot: hit and run, murder, obsession, haunted by the past, revenge, vengeance, redemption, tragedy, crimes, hopes, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, nebraska, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Our Mother's Murder (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Fact-based true crime story about the murder of publishing heiress Anne Scripps Douglas who, in 1989, married a young hunk who eventually killed her.
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: siblings relations, working class, love affair, couples, family relations, family problems, life is a bitch, betrayal, investigation, deadly, crimes, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
 11K
Red (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An older, reclusive man's best friend and inspiration for living is his 14-year-old dog named "Red". When three troublesome teens kill the dog for no good reason, the grieving man sets out for justice and redemption by whatever means ...
Style: touching, serious, twists and turns, emotional, suspense ...
Plot: dog, pets, vengeance, killing a dog, crimes, redemption, justice, murder, small town, society, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.0
 526
Streeters (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Authentic and committed, moving and stormy drama of street kids from Mexico City. Wonderful adaptation of successful play about street kids who have more trouble with corrupt cops, than with dirty and heavy work.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: social decay, juvenile delinquency, gang, kids in trouble, life is a bitch, society, youth, crimes, drug dealing, police corruption, urban ghetto life, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Perfect Sisters (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Tired of their mother's alcoholism and a string of her abusive boyfriends, two sisters plot to kill her.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: murder, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, crime, crimes, deadly, youth, family relations, rumor, teenager, investigation, murderous pair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Black Circle Boys (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young man moves to a new town after experiencing a tragedy and becomes involved with a gang of Satan-worshipping teens who believe they have supernatural powers. But by the time he realises he’s in too deep, it may be too late to escape.
Style: gothic, serious, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Plot: gang, occult, dysfunctional family, heavy metal culture, juvenile delinquency, leadership, social decay, youth, society, friendship, violence spree, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, brutality, murder, police, crimes, juvenile delinquency, police investigation, teenage life, vengeance, drug dealing, deadly, youth ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 70s
Place: new jersey, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.4
 3K
Cherry Crush (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A High school Photographer breaks his own rules and falls in love with his teenage model
Style: psychological, suspenseful, sexy, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, investigation, dangerous attraction, high school life, crimes, love and romance, teenage life, golf, father son relationship, photographer, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%