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Godless Youth (2017)
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Godless Youth (2017)
Original name: Jugend ohne Gott
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: German students compete to enter one of the country's elite schools.
Style: tense, thought provoking, captivating, suspense
Plot: distopia, competition, male objectification, future dystopia, forest, diary, social problems, rivalry, rivals, school, crimes, contests and competitions, ambition, ambitious, high society, social differences, society, class differences, training, social issues, multiple contestants, rich kid, teacher, male nudity, pubic hair ...

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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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Duration: 88 min.
Story: Real Gangsters tells the story of the Lo Giacamo family, one of the most successful crime syndicates in New York City. Run by cousins Vincent Lo Giacamo and Jack Lo Giacamo, Real Gangsters shows how these two men maintain control of their dangerous ...
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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
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Duration: 146 min.
Story: Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a "Victor's ...
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LX 2048 (2020)
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Country: Lithuania, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the near future, the sun has become so toxic people can no longer leave their houses in daytime, and normal life is conducted mostly inside the virtual realm. Against this dystopian backdrop, a dying man seeks to ensure the future well-being of ...
Style: thought provoking, suspense, exciting, touching, psychological ...
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Court of Lonely Royals (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of disaffected twenty-somethings occupy a dystopic, hyper-urban Australia. They spend their time eating udon noodles, listening to Swedish pop music and committing mass executions for the police.
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