Movies like The King of Kungsan

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The King of Kungsan (1987)
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The King of Kungsan (1987)
Original name: Stockholmsnatt
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The film is loosely based on a true story about Paolo Roberto, later a professional boxer and TV presenter. Because of his Italian roots, Paolo is dealing with an identity crisis. With an admiration of kung fu films and with his teenage aggressions, the kung fu films have a negative impact on him, which tempts him to practice violence on innocent citizens in Stockholm.
Style: cult film
Plot: hip hop, drugs, fight, kung fu, karate, gang, violence, graffiti, troubled teen, breakdance, father son relationship, family business, young love, brother brother relationship, urban violence, balisong
Place: eastern europe, stockholm sweden

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Most similar movies to The King of Kungsan

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and suspenseful films with plots about violence, gang, drugs, crimes, murder, police and gun mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like The King of Kungsan: 9 mm (1997), Black King (2014), Abusing Protocol (2015), Boyz n the Hood (1991), New Jersey Drive (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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9 mm (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The suburb that is a society in a society, a place where young guys do anything for respect. A place where criminality and violence is a part of life. The movie is about Malik, a guy without family and land of origin, and who has made crime and ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, rough
Plot: life turned upside down, disorder, safecracker, romancing a criminal, going straight, gang, crime gone awry, society, crimes, criminal heroes, immigrants, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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Black King (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A film about peer pressure.
Plot: party, death, love, young love, youth gang, gang, drugs, summer, life, violence, youth
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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 ...
Plot: gang, gangsters, drunkenness, police, street gang, drugs, robbery, affair, violence, sex, gang leader, gun ...
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Boyz n the Hood (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Boyz n the Hood is the popular and successful film and social criticism from John Singleton about the conditions in South Central Los Angeles where teenagers are involved in gun fights and drug dealing on a daily basis.
Style: tense, thought provoking, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: urban ghetto life, african american, street gang, hip hop, juvenile delinquency, ghetto, gang, poverty, rapper, friendship, teenage life, tragic event ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, year 1991, year 1984
Place: los angeles, california, usa, south central los angeles, cuba ...
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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: serious, suspenseful, rough, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, brutality, murder, police, crimes, juvenile delinquency, police investigation, teenage life, vengeance, criminal heroes, drug dealing, youth ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: new jersey, usa, california
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Kites Over Helsinki (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Epic tale about two generations of men in a wealthy Finnish family, spanning from the 1960s all the way through the early 1990s. The father has achieved his position as director of the family business through marrying the heiress. Their eldest son ...
Plot: family relations, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, family business, yuppie, business, business ethics, wealthy family, businessman, wealth, rock, drugs
Time: 60s, 70s, 80s
Place: helsinki finland, eastern europe
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West of Sunshine (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A father has less than a day to pay back a debt to a violent loan shark, while looking after his young son.
Style: suspense, psychological, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: gambling addiction, family relations, friendship, husband wife conflict, husband wife relationship, drug deal, thief, fight, father son conflict, friend, father son relationship, drugs ...
Place: melbourne australia
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Once in the Life (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Once in the life (of drug dealing and organized crime), can anyone get out? During a brief jail stay, two half-brothers, who have rarely seen each other while growing up, connect. One of them, called 20/20 Mike because he can sense people nearby, ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: prison, friendship, heist, crime gone awry, gang, law enforcement, addiction, siblings relations, life is a bitch, gangsters, criminal heroes, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
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47%
Deconstructing Griffith (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Four characters are united on an arduous inner journey of self-discovery, striving to implement the Jewish concept of tikkun olam in a perilous world of drug-trafficking, gang violence, addiction, mental anguish and personal struggle. A story about ...
Plot: obsessive compulsive disorder, philosophy, violence, jewish, religion, synagogue, drugs, basement, strong female character, gang, racism, neo nazi ...
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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, fight, redemption, murder, betrayal, boxing, tragedy, god, revenge, surfing, hopes ...
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Tsotsi (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, emotional, captivating, rough ...
Plot: bully, poverty, gang, redemption, baby, murder, robbery, slum, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, society, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, johannesburg south africa, africa, boston
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36%
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Havoc (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A wealthy Los Angeles teen and her superficial friends wants to break out of suburbia and experience Southern California's "gangsta" lifestyle. But problems arise when the preppies get in over their heads and provoke the wrath of a ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: youth, juvenile delinquency, gang, crimes, sex with a stranger, drug dealing, high school life, society, innocence lost, interracial relations, hip hop, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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36%
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Above the Rim (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Story of a promising high school basketball star and his relationships with two brothers, one a drug dealer and the other a former basketball star fallen on hard times and now employed as a security guard.
Style: touching, gloomy, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, gang, sport, power relations, friends, bittersweet, once promising, graphic violence, athlete's life, buddies, rivalry, contests and competitions ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey, new york
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35%
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La Haine (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Aimlessly whiling away their days in the concrete environs of their dead-end suburbia, Vinz, Hubert, and Said -- a Jew, African, and an Arab -- give human faces to France's immigrant populations, their bristling resentment at their social ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, rough, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: rebel, poverty, youth, drugs, racism, police brutality, urban ghetto life, protest, friendship, skinhead, rebellion, realism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: gang, boxing, criminal underworld, the underworld, flashback, sword, death of brother, human trafficking, shipyard, cancer, fight club, funeral ...
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The Heist (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Four young criminals are planning a heist against a racecourse and in order to obtain a seed capital they rob a gambling den. They celebrate the successful heist by throwing a party but it turns out to be a lot of disagreement within the group.
Plot: escape, robbery, caper, illegal gambling, swindle, alcoholic, cat, prison escape, ambulance, ferry, hotel, heist ...
Place: eastern europe
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Susie Q (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In Forest Hills, Queens two loser brothers spend their days hatching poorly-thought-out schemes to rob a neighborhood bad girl in order to pay off a debt to a local bully. They simultaneously date her and quickly begin to fight for her attention all ...
Style: neo noir
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 30-year-old Jon is released after seven years in prison and decides to put all his criminal activities behind him and start a new life.
Plot: released from prison, ex convict, starting over, one last job, art theft, cocaine, brother brother relationship, library
Place: eastern europe
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Tougher Than Leather (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Legendary hip-hop group Run-D.M.C. stars in this cross between a blaxploitation film and a spaghetti western. They must find and punish the evil drug lord-record company executive who murdered their friend. Along the way, they encounter racist ...
Plot: hip hop, released from prison, secretary, warden, graffiti, musical performance, violence, dream, car, shadow, white rapper, murder ...
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31%
 5.4
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Born Killers (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: iggy Banks tells the story of two charming and brilliant brothers who finance their lifestyle by robbing and murdering pretty much anyone foolish enough to get in the car with them. They learn the business from their sociopath father (Tom Sizemore) ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, psychopath, criminal heroes, introspection, parents and children, violence, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, strangulation, truck driver ...
Time: contemporary
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31%
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Down Time (2001)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Slim Williams, a small-time dealer, is poised to make his big score with his partner Paulie. But the easy deal becomes a nightmare when Slim is caught in deadly police sting and ends up in a maximum-security penitentiary. Sold out by his partner, ...
Style: rough, realistic, tense, serious, cult film
Plot: prison, jail, prison gang, power, racism, gang, police, revenge, murder, drug addict, grudge, heroin ...
Place: mexico
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30%
 5.8
 82
Determinism (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A lonely South Asian American college student, who desperately attempts to escape his fate, unwittingly descends into a world of crime and violence.
Style: neo noir, post modern
Plot: latin, asian, hip hop, third world, african american, asian american
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30%
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The Mobfathers (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The godfather of the triad Jing Hing and his senior bosses need to select a new boss to run the daily operations of the five gangs under their control. Chuck, a lifelong member of the triad, dreams of being the elected one, but his wife wants him to ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: gang leader, godfather, terminal illness, father son relationship, gang war, gang, crimes, mafioso, street gang, gang member, criminal gang, mafia ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Adulthood (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After serving six years for killing his schoolmate, a young man learns that someone is out for revenge.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, gloomy, bleak
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: urban ghetto life, gang, society, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, youth, criminal's revenge, crimes, life is a bitch, starting over, urban ghetto, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Traffic Department (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Seven policemen, seven deadly sins, a murder case, secrets and the filth of everyday police work: Traffic Department transports the viewer into the darkest Warsaw streets.
Style: psychological, tense, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: adultery, marriage, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, infidelity, violence, interrogation, police, polish, politics, bribery, mafia ...
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Chinese Boxer (1970)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lei Ming, a noble young martial arts student who doesn't know the meaning of giving up. He faces a treacherous, blood-thirsty Japanese karate expert, which leads to many memorable battles as well as several unforgettable training sequences.
Plot: martial arts, mixed martial arts, rape, dice, female nudity, master, gambling, japanese occupation, revenge, fight, violence, karate ...
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29%
 4.3
 195
Out-of-Sync (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A DJ and ex-con is forced to work with the police in an undercover drug sting targeting his boss.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Plot: drug dealing, gambling, police, hip hop, dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement, cons and scams, false accusation, fall in love, love triangle, on the run ...
Time: 90s
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28%
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Bullet (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A tough, Jewish ex-con just released from prison crosses a powerful drug dealer and former prison rival in his return to a life of crime.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, stylized, tragic ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, urban ghetto, violence, dysfunctional family, hip hop, life philosophy, character study, life, crimes, performer's life, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: rough, disturbing, realistic, serious, epic ...
Plot: gang, prison gang, violence spree, drug abuse, grudge, heroin, friendship, police shootout, crimes, gang war, life is a bitch, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, panama, colombia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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
Style: neo noir
Plot: death, murder, hitman, police officer, police, husband wife relationship, organized crime, drug dealer, criminal underworld, loyalty, raid, violence ...
Place: montreal
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27%