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, fight, kung fu, karate, gang, violence, drugs, graffiti, breakdance, troubled teen, father son relationship, family business, young love, brother brother relationship, balisong
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and bleak films with plots about violence, gang, drugs, crimes, crime, murder and police mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like The King of Kungsan: 9 mm (1997), Abusing Protocol (2015), Boyz n the Hood (1991), New Jersey Drive (1995), Kites Over Helsinki (2001). 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: rough, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: immigrants, gang, criminal heroes, crime gone awry, safecracker, life turned upside down, disorder, romancing a criminal, drug dealing, going straight, crime, fall in love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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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: violence, gang, police, robbery, drugs, sex, hoodie, gangster, gangsters, drunkenness, affair, street gang ...
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 7.8
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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: realistic, tense, gloomy, thought provoking, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: urban ghetto life, hip hop, juvenile delinquency, african american, gang, street gang, poverty, coming of age, friendship, crimes, tragic event, party ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, year 1984, year 1991 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, south central los angeles, cuba ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: juvenile delinquency, gang, brutality, murder, police, crimes, police investigation, teenage life, vengeance, criminal heroes, deadly, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 70s
Place: new jersey, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: father son relationship, drugs, wealth, businessman, family relations, business ethics, yuppie, family business, wealthy family, business, rock, brother brother relationship
Time: 70s, 60s, 80s, 1960s
Place: eastern europe, helsinki finland
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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: racism, violence, obsessive compulsive disorder, synagogue, philosophy, neo nazi, knife, basement, religion, strong female character, jewish, gang ...
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48%
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.
Plot: drug, reconciliation, on the run, father son conflict, husband wife conflict, father son relationship, punched in the face, gambling addiction, drug dealing, thief, sexy woman, desperation ...
Place: melbourne australia
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45%
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Black King (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A film about peer pressure.
Plot: youth, life, death, violence, summer, party, gang, drugs, love
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45%
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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: forgiveness, gang, gun, boxing, revenge, god, betrayal, tragedy, hopes, maori, redemption, murder ...
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The Mason Brothers (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A group of outlaws attempt to reveal their brothers killer from a neighboring gang after being set up during a bank heist.
Plot: gun, brother brother relationship, city, money, children, parents, mother, fight, gang, death, father, violence
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: disturbing, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: prison, law enforcement, crime gone awry, gang, heist, friendship, criminal heroes, dishonesty, best friends, life is a bitch, unlikely criminals, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: the underworld, gang, boxing, boxing match, eulogy, shot to death, father son relationship, death of brother, shipyard, human trafficking, brother brother relationship, beaten to death ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Powers That Be (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, sex with a stranger, juvenile delinquency, crimes, gang, high school life, teenager, society, interracial relations, hip hop, teenage life, drug dealing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.1
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La Haine (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
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, youth, skinhead, police brutality, urban ghetto life, poverty, protest, friendship, rebellion, racism, realism, suburbs ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.2
 28K
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, emotional, captivating, rough ...
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 ⇓
38%
 5.7
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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: robbery, escape, caper, love, heist, prison escape, car chase, ferry, on the run, hotel, racetrack, illegal gambling ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.4
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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 ...
Plot: fight, neo noir, family relations, drinking, brother brother relationship
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.3
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7 Virgins (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Tano is 16-years-old and is already sitting in jail. In 48 hours he’s a free man and off to the wedding of his brother. In the two days he recounts his neighborhood in a section of Sevilla.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, gory, psychopath, parents and children, introspection, deadly, danger, criminal heroes, violence, brother brother relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 2.8
 352
Bloodbrothers (2005)
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: release from prison, ex convict, starting over, one last job, cocaine, art theft, brother brother relationship, library
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, hotel room, graffiti, shadow, release from prison, escalator, chauffeur, gun shot, police, rap, dream, hoodie ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Chinese Boxer (1970)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 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, kendo, kung fu, training, judo, aggression, karate, violence, revenge, fight, gambling ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 12K
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, gloomy, realistic, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: urban ghetto life, gang, society, life is a bitch, starting over, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto, vengeance, crimes, criminal's revenge, crime, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 5.8
 68
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: post modern
Plot: third world, african american, hip hop, asian, asian american, neo noir, latin
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 2.2
 351
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: tense, rough, serious, realistic, cult film
Plot: prison, prison gang, jail, police, gang, racism, revenge, power, drug addict, grudge, murder, prison rape ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, realistic, serious, epic ...
Plot: gang, violence spree, drug abuse, friendship, heroin, grudge, police shootout, crime, crimes, gang war, life is a bitch, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, colombia, panama ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.5
 163
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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, surprise ending
Plot: drug dealing, gambling, police, hip hop, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, cons and scams, false accusation, fall in love, love triangle, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.6
 14K
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: suspenseful, gloomy, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, gang, sport, graphic violence, ambition, contests and competitions, crimes, coming of age, buddies, youth, athlete's life, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.3
 17
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, blood, murder, chase, fight, police, violence, revenge, jealousy, crime, crimes
⇓ 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
Plot: hitman, death, murder, police, blackmail, organized crime, drugs, husband wife relationship, video tape, gang, drug dealer, criminal underworld ...
Place: montreal quebec canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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