Movies like A Ciambra

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A Ciambra (2017)
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A Ciambra (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, Brazil, Germany, France, Sweden, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Pio Amato, a 14 year-old member of a small Romani community in Calabria, is in a hurry to grow up. Pio follows his older brother Cosimo everywhere and from him he learns how to hustle and how to navigate the streets of his hometown. One night Pio sets out to prove to his brother that he is as good or better than him but, when things go wrong, a series of events will forever change the way he sees the world.
Style: neorealism, psychological, tense, suspense, sad, art house, contemplative
Plot: gypsy, friendship, male female relationship, teenager, betrayal, family relations, chase, brother sister relationship, father son relationship, petty criminal, coming of age, twists and turns, mafia, theft, poverty, teenage boy, brother brother relationship, streetwise, dancing, horse, gambling, school, ghetto, prostitute, money ...
Place: italy, southern italy, rome italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, disturbing and suspense films with plots about money, blood, police officer, cigarette smoking, father son relationship, telephone call and drinking alcohol mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like A Ciambra: Mediterranea (2015), Gomorrah (2008), White Boy Rick (2018), I'm Your Woman (2020), Anesthesia (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mediterranea (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, USA, Germany, Qatar
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ayiva recently left his home in Burkina Faso in search of a way to provide for his sister and his daughter. He takes advantage of his position in an illegal smuggling operation to get himself and his best friend Abas off of the continent. Ayiva ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, melancholic, rough ...
Plot: smuggling, illegal immigration, interracial relations, family relations, job seeking, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, drunkenness, friendship, promise, threat to kill, getting home ...
Place: italy, africa, libya, algeria, mediterranean sea
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Gomorrah (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 137 min.
Story: An inside look at Italy's modern-day crime families, the Camorra in Naples and Caserta. Based on a book by Roberto Saviano. Power, money and blood: these are the "values" that the residents of the Province of Naples and Caserta have ...
Style: disturbing, tense, harsh, realistic, serious ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, gang war, organized crime, crimes, mafia, gang, camorra, character study, power, debt, social decay, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: italy, rio de janeiro, europe, naples italy, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Pianese Nunzio, Fourteen in May (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A young priest crusades against organized crime in his Naples neighbourhood but falls in love with a 13-year old boy. It's the chance the gangsters were waiting for to get rid of the thorn in their side. Will they be able to force the boy to ...
Style: sexual, sexy, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: gay, coming of age, youth, religion, sex crime, lgbt, age difference, family relations, friendship, unemployment, erection, pedophilia ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, milan italy, vatican ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, suspense, rough, sad, retro
Plot: fbi, informant, drug traffic, father son relationship, juvenile delinquent, gangsters, buddies, culture clash, teenager, drugs, teenage pregnancy, gang ...
Time: 80s, year 1986, year 1984, year 1985, year 1987 ...
Place: las vegas, michigan, ohio, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
I'm Your Woman (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In this 1970s set crime drama, a woman is forced to go on the run after her husband betrays his partners, sending her and her baby on a dangerous journey.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tricky
Plot: femme fatale, organized crime, betrayal, manipulation, crimes, wanted, dishonesty, adventure, undercover, deception, intrigue, family relations ...
Time: 70s
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30%
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Anesthesia (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Multiple lives intersect in the aftermath of the violent mugging of a Columbia University philosophy professor.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, psychological
Plot: violence, suspicion, chase, promise, paranoia, professor, friendship, husband wife relationship, doctor, psychiatrist, courtroom, lecture ...
Time: 21st century, year 2008
Place: usa, new jersey, new york, manhattan new york city
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Pizza, Beer, and Cigarettes (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A couple of friends work for a taxi driver to rob his passengers, but they feel like they're getting ripped off. They decide to plan their own robberies, but they are amateurs and things don't go too well. One of the youths, Cordoba, whose ...
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: heist, teenager, gang, pregnancy, urban ghetto, kids in trouble, betrayal, youth, going straight, crime gone awry, crimes, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 90s
Place: argentina, latin america, uruguay, buenos aires argentina
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27%
The Hate U Give (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Raised in a poverty-stricken slum, a 16-year-old girl named Starr now attends a suburban prep school. After she witnesses a police officer shoot her unarmed best friend, she's torn between her two very different worlds as she tries to speak her ...
Style: sad, captivating, thought provoking, psychological, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: racism, ghetto, african american, private school, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, loss of friend, teenager, coming of age, witness, friendship, teenage girl ...
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24%
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River's Edge (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A group of high school friends discover that they are in the presence of a killer. One of them, Samson, has murdered his girlfriend Jamie. He brags to his friends about killing her, and when they discover he is telling the truth, their reactions ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, gloomy, psychological, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: high school, murder, coming of age, teenager, serial killer, small town, violence, drug abuse, death, crimes, police, strangulation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 3K
Joe the King (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A destitute 14 year old struggles to keep his life together despite harsh abuse at his mother's hands, harsher abuse at his father's, and a growing separation from his slightly older brother. Petty thefts for food grow into more major ...
Style: emotional, harsh, tense, rough, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: child abuse, coming of age, corporal punishment, dysfunctional family, children, working class, youth, abusive father, redemption, alcohol abuse, poverty, debt ...
Time: 70s, 90s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.2
 32K
Mean Creek (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Teenagers living in small-town Oregon take a boat trip for a birthday celebration. When they get an idea to play a mean trick on the town bully, it suddenly goes too far. Soon they're forced to deal with the unexpected consequences of their ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, intense ...
Audience: teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: prank, kids in trouble, small town, friendship, coming of age, bullying, teenager, vengeance, bully, revenge, guilt, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Face of an Angel (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Both a journalist and a documentary filmmaker chase the story of a murder and its prime suspect.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: journalism, murder investigation, murder, suspect, crimes, filmmaking, innocence, justice, delusion, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, forensics, reporter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, london, baltimore, florence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.2
 54
75 (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A car crash victim, humiliated housewife and two repressed teens are connected by their relationships with hard-working therapist Viola, who helps them battle their addictions while two disillusioned detectives struggle with the mounting war against ...
Style: suspense, psychological, tense, depressing, sad ...
Audience: kids
Plot: strong female character, double life, organized crime, drug use, secret life, social realism, secret, friendship between men, paranoia, doctor patient relationship, social problems, psychiatrist ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, year 2016
Place: america, midwest, usa, ohio, cincinnati ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 8.6
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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: disturbing, rough, bleak, dark, stylized ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: gang, society, crimes, coming of age, gang war, organized crime, journalism, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, police corruption, photographer, gangsters ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, 60s
Place: rio de janeiro, latin america, brazil, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.8
 142K
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: thought provoking, disturbing, tense, bleak, brutal ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: hip hop, ghetto, african american, poverty, urban ghetto life, gang, juvenile delinquency, street gang, coming of age, gangsters, crimes, rapper ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, year 1991, year 1984
Place: los angeles, california, cuba, usa, south central los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.1
 87K
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, sexy, intense, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, juvenile delinquent, teenager, gang, street gang, runaway, friendship, rivalry, brother brother relationship, small town, dysfunctional family, class differences ...
Time: 60s, future, 80s, 20th century, 50s
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.1
 12K
The Traitor (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Brazil
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Palermo, Sicily, 1980. Mafia member Tommaso Buscetta decides to move to Brazil with his family fleeing the constant war between the different clans of the criminal organization. But when, after living several misfortunes, he is forced to return to ...
Style: realistic, captivating, intense, suspense, factual
Plot: mafia, cosa nostra, gangsters, organized crime, informant, judge, assassination, assassination attempt, death threat, murder, court, italian history ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 2000s, year 1980 ...
Place: sicily, italy, rome italy, palermo italy, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Little Accidents (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a small American coal town living in the shadow of a recent mining accident, the disappearance of a teenage boy draws three people together—a surviving miner, the lonely wife of a mine executive, and a local boy—in a web of secrets.
Style: suspense, sad, disturbing, enigmatic, psychological ...
Plot: teenage boy, small town, extramarital affair, adultery, coming of age, solace, investigation, marital problem, tragic event, disappearance, husband wife relationship, secret ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Blindspotting (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Collin must make it through his final three days of probation for a chance at a new beginning. He and his troublemaking childhood best friend, Miles, work as movers, and when Collin witnesses a police shooting, the two men’s friendship is tested ...
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, disturbing, semi serious, suspense ...
Audience: preschoolers
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Place: oakland california, san francisco, portland oregon, bali, milwaukee wisconsin ...
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21%
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Flag Day (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A father lives a double life as a counterfeiter, bank robber and con man in order to provide for his daughter.
Style: captivating, disturbing
Plot: counterfeiter, con artists, father daughter relationship, family relations, counterfeit money, father and daughter, money problems, mystery, social problems, embezzler, family secret, family ...
Time: year 1975, year 1985, year 1992, year 1981
Place: minnesota, taj mahal
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21%
 7.2
 29K
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: sincere, bleak, emotional, harsh, captivating ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: baby, redemption, gang, poverty, gangsters, slum, friendship, urban ghetto life, murder, street life, robbery, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa, africa, boston, johannesburg south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Keys to the House (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Germany, France, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Meeting his handicapped son for the first time, a young father attempts to forge a relationship with the teenager.
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: parents and children, single parent, estrangement, teenage life, human nature, disability, hospital, self discovery, coming of age, hopes, redemption, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy, europe, germany, norway, milan italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.2
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Cyclo (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Vietnam, France, Hong Kong
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Follows a young cyclo (bicycle cab) driver on his poverty-driven descent into criminality in modern-day Ho Chi Minh City. The boy's struggles to scratch out a living for his two sisters and grandfather in the mean streets of the city lead to ...
Style: disturbing, stylized, bleak, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: poverty, gangsters, vietnam war, gang, coming of age, youth, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief), boy, corruption, drugs, poetry ...
Time: 90s
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21%
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 8.0
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Dogville (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark, Netherlands, Sweden, Germany, UK, France, Finland, Norway, Italy
Duration: 178 min.
Story: A barren soundstage is stylishly utilized to create a minimalist small-town setting in which a mysterious woman named Grace hides from the criminals who pursue her. The town is two-faced and offers to harbor Grace as long as she can make it worth ...
Style: psychological, art house, twist ending, bleak, thought provoking ...
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Time: 1930s, future, 20th century
Place: los angeles
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20%
 7.2
 27K
Dogman (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Marcello, a small and gentle dog groomer, finds himself involved in a dangerous relationship of subjugation with Simone, a former violent boxer who terrorizes the entire neighborhood.
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, tense, neo noir ...
Plot: dog, revenge, cocaine, father daughter relationship, robbery, humiliation, drugs, violence, prison, drug dealing, abuse, fear ...
Time: 2010s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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My Mother (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Margherita, a director in the middle of an existential crisis, has to deal with the inevitable and still unacceptable loss of her mother.
Style: sentimental, touching, suspense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: actor, filmmaking, mother daughter relationship, family, brother sister relationship, death, factory, singer, doctor, pneumonia, birthday, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.4
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Flawless (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An ultraconservative police officer suffers a debilitating stroke and is assigned to a rehabilitative program that includes singing lessons - with the drag queen next door.
Style: talky, thought provoking, feel good, visually appealing, poignant ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, transvestism, stroke, female impersonator, lgbt, lgbtq, gay lead character, loneliness, friendship, gay slur, transvestite, culture clash ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.1
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In the Fade (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Katja's life collapses after a senseless act impacts her life. After a time of mourning and injustice, she seeks revenge.
Style: suspense, art house, captivating, suspenseful, tense
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Time: 21st century, 2010s, year 2016, year 2013
Place: hamburg germany, germany, greece, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Chicuarotes (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Cagalera and Moloteco are two teenagers from San Gregorio Atlapulco who are desperate to get out and move up and away from oppressive circumstances. When they hear of an opportunity to buy a spot in the electrician’s union, which could transform ...
Style: tragicomedy
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Time: 21st century
Place: mexico city, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.4
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Money (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A forged 500-franc note is cynically passed from person to person and shop to shop, until it falls into the hands of a genuine innocent who doesn't see it for what it is - which will have devastating consequences on his life, causing him to ...
Style: cynical, neo noir, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: forgery, betrayal, existentialism, post war, money, murder, misanthropy, nihilism, loss of daughter, delivery, injustice, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%