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Wesh Wesh, qu'est-ce qui se passe ? (2001)
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Wesh Wesh, qu'est-ce qui se passe ? (2001)
Original name: Wesh wesh, qu'est-ce qui se passe?
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Kamel, a young man from the french ghetto, near Paris, is coming back to France. He was arrested for dealing drugs, he spent five years in jail and was banned from France for two years. He tries, with his family's support, to find a job and live a normal life. But nothing's normal in the ghetto.
Plot: drug abuse, police, marijuana, troubled youth, street gang, drug dealer, drug traffic, junkie, police corruption, job seeking, police brutality, unemployment, youth gang, black market, drug use, ex convict, police officer, police arrest, police violence, corrupt police, housing project, police raid, golf club, drug trafficking, french arab ...
Time: 2000s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, bleak and disturbing films with plots about police, police officer, drug dealer, drugs, drug dealing, crimes and murder mostly in Drama, Crime and Comedy genres. Some movies like Wesh Wesh, qu'est-ce qui se passe ?: Chouf (2016), The Most Gentle Confessions (1971), La Haine (1995), Tough Enough (2006), Three (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Chouf (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chouf: It means “look” in Arabic, but it is also the name of the watchmen in the drug cartels of Marseille. Sofiane is 20. A brilliant student, he comes back to spend his holiday in the Marseille ghetto where he was born. His brother, a dealer, ...
Plot: summary execution, gang violence, gun, drug trade, sex scene, ghetto, drug traffic, gun violence, dwarf, gypsy, drug dealer, death of brother ...
Time: 2010s
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95%
The Most Gentle Confessions (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy, Algeria
Duration: 95 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: murder, hearing, burglary, stolen car, marriage of convenience, burglar, police arrest, city hall, street market, hold up, police officer, police interrogation ...
Time: 70s
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83%
 8.1
 156K
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, poverty, youth, drugs, racism, police brutality, protest, friendship, urban ghetto life, skinhead, rebellion, realism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.1
 3K
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, rough ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, youth gang, street gang, gang, crimes, coming of age, parents and children, urban ghetto life, high school life, urban ghetto, friendship, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 7.1
 859
Three (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The final installment in director Lucas Belvaux's trilogy follows Pascal, a cop who sees a return to credibility in the capture of escaped convict Bruno--who in turn is harbored by Pascal's morphine-addicted wife Agnes. Pascal's ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, contemplative, bleak ...
Plot: drug dealing, police corruption, introspection, moral dilemma, haunted by the past, downfall, crimes, deadly, fugitives, on the run, life is a bitch, destructive relationship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.2
 1K
Mama Weed (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Patience Portefeux is a French-Arabic police translator, specialized in phone tappings for the anti-narcotics unit. The job is tough and low-paid, but the commander is charming... One day, whilst listening to wanted drug dealers, she discovers one ...
Style: exciting, captivating, disturbing
Plot: drug dealing, drug dealer, police dog, street gang, drugs, police, lifestyle, marijuana, crimes, nothing goes right, life turned upside down, dark humor ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.3
 2K
L.627 (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Lulu is a tough streetwise narcotics cop who, like a Frank Serpico or a Dirty Harry Callahan, doesn't play by the rules or kowtow to his weak and/or corrupt superiors. Lulu thrives in this violent world, where sheer guts can overcome his ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, disturbing, rough, serious ...
Plot: drug abuse, aids, prostitute, bureaucracy, addiction, chaos and mayhem, social decay, police corruption, price of justice, down on your luck, legal action, rebellion ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.4
 9K
Divines (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Qatar
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a ghetto where religion and drug trafficking rub shoulders, Dounia has a lust for power and success. Supported by Maimouna, her best friend, she decides to follow in the footsteps of Rebecca, a respected dealer. But her encounter with Djigui, a ...
Style: captivating, tense, thought provoking, suspenseful, disturbing
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, ghetto, street gang, drug dealing, poverty, greed, drug snorting, slum, police, seduction, urban decay, dancer ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Tea in the Harem (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story of two youths - one Algerian, one French - who become juvenile delinquents in a Paris suburb.
Plot: teenage boy, coming of age, juvenile delinquent, beach, working class, drug dealer, drug abuse, boredom, basement, new year's eve, tennis, group of friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.1
 165
Candy or Mint (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Chile, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Niki and his friends are members of the marginalised underclass living on the outskirts of Santiago. During Chile's transition from dictatorship to democracy (1988-1990), they forge a path from drug- and drink-fuelled nihilism and petty crime ...
Style: cult film
Plot: friendship, garage, youth, delinquent, police arrest, bicycle, urban decay, police brutality, yuppie, dead rat, breaking and entering, drug use ...
Place: santiago de chile, chile, santiago chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.2
 2K
Oh Mercy (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A police chief in northern France tries to solve a case where an old woman was brutally murdered.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, disturbing
Plot: police, murder, investigation, crime scene, corpse, police officer, police detective, danger, violence, brutality, society, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Young Lieutenant (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A rookie policeman from provincial Le Havre volunteers for the high pressure Parisian homicide bureau and is assigned to a middle-aged woman detective.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, captivating, light ...
Plot: murder, alcohol abuse, crimes, policewoman, murder investigation, female boss, recovering alcoholic, police academy, police, job, workplace situations, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.1
 139
Poliziotti (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When young cop Andrea is assigned to keep watch over dangerous Godfather Sante, who's in hospital after a fake suicide attempt, the stage is set for disaster.
Plot: carabinieri, police, drugs, explicit sex, police officer, police officer killed, police officer shot, suicide, italian police, male nudity, police officer shot in the chest, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Terrence McDonagh, a New Orleans Police sergeant, who starts out as a good cop, receiving a medal and a promotion to lieutenant for heroism during Hurricane Katrina. During his heroic act, McDonagh injures his back and later becomes addicted to ...
Style: stylized, surreal, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, police corruption, corruption, hallucination, blackmail, drug abuse, organized crime, police brutality, crime, crimes, murder investigation, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.7
 183
Story of Judas (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man ascends a barren summit. It is Judas, come to collect Jesus and carry him down the mountain on his back, joking and panting as he does so. After bathing in the river and taking part in a henna ceremony, Jesus leaves for Jerusalem. Judas is ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, captivating, biblical, realistic
Plot: clergy, betrayal, religions or cults, rivalry, intrigue, dishonesty, bible, society, desert, friendship, bible story, disciple ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Young Americans (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Experienced New York Police Detective John Harris is sent to London to help a local task force investigate a series of gangster killings organized by a new player in town, an American.With the help of a young teen wronged by gangsters, Harris ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, drug dealing, police officer, police, police investigation, politics, police corruption, nightclub, master criminal, crime, deadly, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, new york, england, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Drug King (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Busan, South Korea, 1970s. Lee Doo-sam is a small-time smuggler. After helping a drug gang to smuggle meth, he falls into the dark crime world. Quick-witted and full of ambition, he eventually takes over the drug underworld and starts to lead a ...
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, suspense
Plot: drug dealer, drug lord, political corruption, drug abuse, police corruption, yakuza, drug traffic, drugs, political intrigue, danger, drug crime, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: south korea, busan, osaka japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Fort Apache the Bronx (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: From the sight of a police officer this movie depicts the life in New York's infamous South Bronx. In the center is "Fort Apache", as the officers call their police station, which really seems like an outpost in enemy's country. ...
Style: bleak, realistic, captivating, disturbing, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police station, murder, police, hostage, rebellion, prostitute, police protagonist, police corruption, crime, crimes, police investigation, gang ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york, bronx new york city, usa, san francisco, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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City Under Siege (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A string of violent jewel robberies force Police Inspector Parrino to get rough with the city’s criminal scum. Things take a turn for the worse when he’s confronted with the murder of an prostitute.
Plot: police officer, suburbs, police, prostitution, drug, drugs
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 1K
Cisco Pike (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Cisco is an ex-rock star who has become a drug dealer. A corrupt cop blackmails Cisco to sell marijuana for him. Cisco has one weekend to sell it to his friends.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corruption, marijuana, pimp, heroin addict, police corruption, crimes, police investigation, law enforcement, drug dealing, partners, dishonesty, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 70s
Place: venice beach california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Drugstore Cowboy (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bob and his friends Dianne, Rick and Nadine have been drug addicts for years and live from one high to the next. Gus Van Sant attempts to show an intimate look into the lives of heroin addicts with his film Drugstore Cowboy.
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, gloomy, contemplative ...
Plot: drug abuse, heroin, dark humor, friendship, drug addiction, addiction, loss of friend, overdose, thief, couples, robbery, group therapy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.6
 712K
City of God (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil, France, Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Cidade de Deus is a shantytown that started during the 1960s and became one of Rio de Janeiro’s most dangerous places in the beginning of the 1980s. To tell the story of this place, the movie describes the life of various characters, all seen by ...
Style: rough, bleak, disturbing, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: gang, drug dealing, coming of age, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto life, street gang, gang war, crimes, society, social decay, life is a bitch, journalism ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 80s, 1960s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Choice of Arms (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Two men break out of prison; a rival gang ambushes them. One is mortally wounded and tells the other, Mickey, to take him to the estate of a retired robber, Noel, who lives in comfort with his lovely and beloved wife, Nicole. The man dies, and ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, gangsters, on the run, chase, prison escape, chases and races, criminal heroes, crimes, law enforcement, going straight, drug dealing, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, france, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 5.3
 975
Night Shift (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Belgium, China
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Based on a novel by Hugo Boris, Night Shift focuses on three Parisian police officers charged with driving a stranger back to the border. However, Virginie (Efira) realizes their prisoner will most likely be killed upon return to his country and so ...
Plot: cheating wife, police, immigrants, police officer, airport, fear, police station, immigration officer, illegal immigration, illegal immigrant, unfaithful wife, airplane ...
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.6
 57
The Outsider (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Not so uncommon themes of the 1960's are used as dark backdrop for a hard-nosed, private eye/ex-con with a bone to pick with the Los Angeles police Dept. Darren McGavin plays David Ross the hired investigator to play a game of follow the money. ...
Style: neo noir
Plot: nostalgia, private detective, stockings, sergeant, lsd, dead woman on bed, strangulation, drug use, underwear, ex convict, evidence, organ ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Life Is Hot in Cracktown (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Various stories of how crack cocaine has infiltrated the inner-city streets. Based on Buddy Giovinazzo's novel "Life is Hot in Cracktown".
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: youth gang, nightshift, drug dealing, drug abuse, addiction, crimes, juvenile delinquency, criminal heroes, youth, gang, down on your luck, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.2
 140
The Boxer (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Boxer Teddy Wilcox (Robert Blake) leaves his manager and relocates. He finds Nick, a manager/trainer. Before Wilcox's first fight, Nick receives a threat-- Wilcox loses, or Nick will die.
Plot: murder, boxer, accusation, hippie, volkswagen beetle, death threat, cigar smoking, boxing, investigator, violence, police, diner ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Pizza Connection (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Mario (Placido), an Italian American who manages a pizzeria in NYC, is charged with an assassination of a judge in Palermo. He leaves the States, comes back to Sicily and recruit Michele, his younger brother, for some help. Michele is a good guy not ...
Plot: pizzeria, brother brother relationship, assassination, mafia don, prostitute, police officer bombed, police escort, police officer, hitman, carabinieri, sicilian, boss ...
Place: palermo italy, new york, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Underworld Trilogy: The Prisoner (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 292 min.
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Story: Computer whizz-kid VESA LEVOLA is a decent young man with a promising career who unexpectedly ends up in prison after becoming involved in a street fight. In prison Vesa ends up working for the kingpin of the criminal world, who runs a ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, suspense
Plot: prisoner, prison, police, drug dealing, criminal gang, police station, police officer, drug bust, drug dealer, husband wife relationship, police corruption, drug traffic ...
Place: finland, russia, helsinki finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Dictator's Guns (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Jacques Cournot, a freelance skipper, is hired by Mr Hendrix in Santo Domingo, first of all to advise him regarding the acquisition of a sailing boat. After a thorough inspection of a prospective vessel, the "Dragoon", Cournot reports his ...
Plot: ex husband, underwater scene, police officer, wound, murder, police, captain, sailor, sailboat, seaplane, underwater, diving ...
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%