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Little Criminals (1995)
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Little Criminals (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Des is an eleven year old kid who has had a really bad deal in life. Crime and mischief are the main staples of his life and he and his friends cruise around the city and do things like vandalize, steal, light fires, and mug people. He thinks that he is untouchable because he cannot be charged until he is twelve. Cory becomes Des' best friend and they carry on like nothing can stop them; however, Des ends up at an assessment centre for troubled youths and may begin a new life without crime.
Plot: child driving car, juvenile delinquent, child, criminal, suicide, children's home, car theft, boy, fire, shooting, car accident, terror, underage drinking, child suicide, underage smoking, child swearing, child uses gun, child with gun

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, disturbing and suspenseful films with plots about murder, juvenile delinquent, criminal, teenager, violence, police and crimes mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Little Criminals: Street Warriors (1977), 13 West Street (1962), Scorn (2000), The Outsiders (1983), That Was Then... This Is Now (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Street Warriors (1977)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Perros Callejeros is based on the juvenile delinquency of the 1970s and 80s in Spain. The story is set in Barrio de la Mina in Barcelona one of the most conflict neighbourhoods in Spain. The characters chosen were real juvenile delinquents all with ...
Plot: juvenile delinquent, robbery, pursuit, police detective, murder, violence, hospital, teenager, car theft, teen violence, street life, purse snatcher ...
Place: barcelona, barcelona spain
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13 West Street (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Walt Sherill (Alan Ladd) is attacked and beat down by a group of juvenile delinquents on his way home from work one night. The boys who attacked him are not previously known by the police and are therefore hard to track down. As Sherill starts ...
Style: slang
Plot: juvenile delinquent, gang leader, hoodlum, high school, spoiled brat, punk, gang member, police detective, telephone call, vigilante, teenager, held at gunpoint ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
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Scorn (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Darren Huenemann, a spoiled 18-year old plots to have two classmates murder his mother and grandmother so he can inherit their fortunes. His worship of Caligula leads him to treat all like those in the Roman Imperial Court, manipulating, threatening ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, serious, suspense, psychological
Plot: assassination plot, teenage boy, wealth, murder, matricide, grandmother grandson relationship, gay interest, high school, mother son relationship, manipulation, inheritance, homosexual ...
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The Outsiders (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When two poor greasers, Johnny, and Ponyboy are assaulted by a vicious gang, the socs, and Johnny kills one of the attackers, tension begins to mount between the two rival gangs, setting off a turbulent chain of events.
Style: sentimental, stylized, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, gang, juvenile delinquent, book, street gang, friendship, small town, murder, juvenile delinquency, machismo, crimes, chases and races ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s, 80s
Place: usa, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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That Was Then... This Is Now (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A delinquent teenager's only link to society is the attachment he feels towards an older brother-figure. When the older boy starts spending time with a new girlfriend, the teenager begins to feel even more alienated, and gets involved with ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, family relations, youth, coming of age, juvenile delinquent, juvenile delinquency, love and romance, partners, crimes, buddies, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
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The Children of Times Square (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An alienated teenage boy runs away from home and ventures to New York City where he falls in with a gang of juvenile delinquents working as drug dealers and pickpockets for a shady crime boss.(IMDB)
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: gang, runaway, times square manhattan new york city, drug dealer, juvenile delinquent, child in peril, urban ghetto, kids in trouble, tough heroes, juvenile delinquency, criminal heroes, on the run ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
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Bastardi 2 (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Plot: gypsy, school teacher, skinhead, obscene finger gesture, juvenile delinquency, vulgarity, ambulance, juvenile delinquent, pepper spray, racism, murder investigation, doctor ...
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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: suspenseful, bleak, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: gang, juvenile delinquency, robbery, bank robbery, danger, crime gone awry, criminal heroes, society, love and romance, crimes, youth, young heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain, madrid, europe
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54%
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The Girl Grabbers (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two hooligans run amok.
Plot: juvenile delinquent, stripper, prostitute, sex, drug trafficking, rape, pimp, burglary, female nudity, gunfight, drug traffic
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Over the Edge (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The music of Cheap Trick, The Cars, and The Ramones highlights this realistic tale of alienated suburban youth on the rampage. Dillon makes his screen debut in this updated, well-done "Rebel Without a Cause." Shelved for several years, the ...
Style: disturbing, rough, tense, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vandalism, suburbs, juvenile delinquent, teen angst, police, society, coming of age, crime, youth, lifestyle, juvenile delinquency, teenage life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, colorado
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47%
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Fun (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Bonnie and Hillary are two young lost souls who meet one day and discover that they get along. They talk about their lives and run around and and keep getting really excited. Their day escalates into an eruption of violence and rage that can only be ...
Style: realistic, serious, contemplative, tense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, friendship, violence, friends, kids in trouble, unlikely criminals, confined, graphic violence, strong female presence, destructive relationship, teenage life, prison life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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46%
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Scum (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: This is the hard and shocking story of life in a British borstal for young offenders. Luckily the regime has changed since this TV film was made. The brutal regime made no attempt to reform or improve the inmates and actively encouraged a power ...
Style: banned film
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A Model Daughter: The Killing of Caroline Byrne (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Australian television film based on alleged events surrounding the death of Caroline Byrne in June 1995. Byrne was found in the early morning of 8 June at the base of a cliff at The Gap, a notorious suicide spot in Sydney.
Plot: millionaire, suicide, police, cliff, boyfriend, murder, model, gay, falling, bed, cheating, trial ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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A Tame Song for a Brave People (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Gilberto, a young man from the countryside, arrives in the city with the aim of carving out a future for himself. Initially he is dazzled by the sparkling image of the city, the spoiler of civilization, which will batter him until his personality ...
Style: dark humor
Plot: criminal, juvenile delinquent, imprisonment, delinquent, murder, threesome, prostitution, funeral home, crimes, crime
Time: 70s
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White Boy Rick (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of teenager, Richard Wershe Jr., who became an undercover informant for the police during the 1980s and was ultimately arrested for drug-trafficking and sentenced to life in prison.
Style: disturbing, based on true events, suspense, rough
Plot: informant, drug traffic, fbi, drug trafficking, father son relationship, juvenile delinquent, war on drugs, arms dealing, culture clash, buddies, 15 year old, apology ...
Time: 80s, year 1987, year 1984, year 1986, year 1985 ...
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Bronco Bullfrog (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
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Bad Seeds (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 57 min.
Story: Three siblings immerse themselves in a world of love, LSD and hustling. But they find out that everything isn't as good as they thought once they get caught up in murder, blackmail and the deadly side effects of experimental drugs.
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Oliver Twist (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama
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Duration: 103 min.
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Norway, Denmark
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Style: sentimental, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: hidden identity, parents and children, haunted by the past, starting over, family relations, hopes, juvenile delinquent, restaurant, unfulfillment, immigrants, adolescent boy, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Boy Cried Murder (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, West Germany, Yugoslavia
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Story: A young lad (Fraser MacIntosh) with a penchant for spinning elaborate yarns gets himself in deep trouble when he tries to tell people that he really did witness a terrible murder. Unfortunately no one believes him--except the killer. This ...
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37%
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The Five of Us (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In Montreal, the teenagers Manon, Anne, Isa, Claudie and Sophie are friends since their childhood. While spending a couple of days in the cottage of Sophie's parents nearby a lake, the girls decide to give a party, and Manon and Sophie hitch ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal, montreal quebec
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36%
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Forever Mary (1989)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A teacher discovers his calling. Marco relocates to Palermo from Milan and takes a job teaching in a reform school while he waits for a high school position. He tries to understand and motivate his handful of students, reading them colloquial ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: prison, youth, juvenile delinquent, reformatory, school, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, reform, teachers and students, prison life, transvestism, optimism ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, sicily, europe, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Gina (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After spending three years in jail, Juan goes free with the aim of recovering Eva's love. Zoe and Ismael, two ex-partners who he betrayed, will return to cross in his way.
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Driven Underground (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: captivating, contemplative, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: daughter, single mother, mother daughter relationship, woman with a gun, woman in danger, gangsters, policewoman, teenage daughter, criminal, female protagonist, police detective, bandit ...
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The Mother of Kings (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: As a part of a special government reform program, inmate J.T. Blake has to take care of Johnny Reynolds who has cerebral palsy. In the meantime, another inmate wants to take care of J.T. Blake forever.
Plot: wheelchair, cerebral palsy, prison, interrupted sex, nipples visible through clothing, shooting, braless, poetry, mental institution, caught having sex, female nudity, police ...
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Pixote (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Pixote, a 10-year-old runaway boy, is arrested on the streets of Sao Paulo during a police round-up homeless people. Pixote endures torture, degradation and corruption at a local youth detention center where two of the runaways are murdered by ...
Style: rough, bleak, disturbing, realistic, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: sex with a minor, prostitution, child rape, juvenile delinquency, street kid, down on your luck, urban ghetto life, social misfits, life is a bitch, youth, loneliness, tragedy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: brazil, latin america, rio de janeiro, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Care (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man struggles to piece together his life after suffering years of abuse in a children's home - a personal battle made doubly difficult by crusading reporters determined to expose the scandal.
Style: suspenseful, touching, sincere, suspense
Plot: child abuse, pedophile, police investigation, sexual abuse, interview, female reporter, teenage boy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, child molestation, accusation, childhood flashback, children's home ...
Place: manchester, manchester england, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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L.I.E. (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In this biting and disturbing coming-of-age tale from writer-director Michael Cuesta, life is bittersweet along the L.I.E., also known as the Long Island Expressway, as suburban teen Howie Blitzer learns all too clearly. In the space of a week, he ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, touching, brutal, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: long island, california, new jersey
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Captain Khorshid (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Captain Khorshid is a sailor who although only having one hand, manages to sail his little boat. In his village, due to its hot climate and hard living conditions, dangerous criminals are sent into exile. They want to escape from the area, so they ...
Plot: smuggling, merchant, porter, wife, money, boat, trip, bearded man, robbery, exile, shooting, safe ...
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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
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Place: montreal quebec canada, montreal
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