Movies like Blindspotting 2018

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Blindspotting (2018)
 7.4
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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 as they grapple with identity and their changed realities in the rapidly-gentrifying neighborhood they grew up in.
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, suspenseful, semi serious, suspense, slang, bilingual
Plot: police brutality, probation, parole, friendship between men, male friendship, fight, gun violence, witnessing a crime, family relations, danger, robot, football, dancing, ghetto, ghost, party, money, god, police, friendship, food, rap, truck, marijuana, train ...
Place: las vegas, bali, boston, san francisco, colorado, portland oregon, oakland california ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, disturbing, thought provoking and realistic films with plots about money, friendship, police officer, drinking, kiss, drinking alcohol and friend mostly in Drama, Crime and Comedy genres. Some movies like Blindspotting: Hot Summer Nights (2017), Boyz n the Hood (1991), White Boy Rick (2018), Zola (2020), Cherry (2021). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Hot Summer Nights (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A teen winds up in over his head while dealing drugs with a rebellious partner and chasing the young man's enigmatic sister during the summer of 1991 that he spends in Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
Style: exciting, captivating, humorous, light, retro
Plot: summer, drug dealer, teenage protagonist, friendship, criminal, money, drug dealing, kiss, coming of age, marijuana, party, gangster ...
Time: year 1991, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: massachusetts, boston, wyoming, new york, connecticut ...
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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: tense, thought provoking, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: urban ghetto life, african american, hip hop, juvenile delinquency, street gang, gang, rapper, ghetto, poverty, friendship, teenage life, racial slur ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1984 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, south central los angeles, cuba ...
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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, based on true events, suspense, rough
Plot: drug trafficking, informant, fbi, drug traffic, father son relationship, juvenile delinquent, war on drugs, arms dealing, culture clash, buddies, 15 year old, drive by shooting ...
Time: 80s, year 1986, year 1984, year 1985, year 1987 ...
Place: michigan, detroit, ohio, las vegas
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 6.5
 7K
Zola (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A waitress agrees to accompany an exotic dancer, her put-upon boyfriend, and her mysterious and domineering roommate on a road trip to Florida to seek their fortune at a high-end strip club.
Style: road movie, slang
Plot: stripper, waitress, pole dancer, boyfriend, sex worker, twitter, female director, friendship, cell phone, food, prostitute, violence ...
Time: year 2015
Place: florida, detroit
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Cherry (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Cherry drifts from college dropout to army medic in Iraq - anchored only by his true love, Emily. But after returning from the war with PTSD, his life spirals into drugs and crime as he struggles to find his place in the world.
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: heroin, post traumatic stress disorder, iraq war, bank robber, bank robbery, iraq war veteran, society, american soldier, drug use, self pity, black american, african american ...
Time: year 2007, 21st century, year 2002
Place: usa
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 6.0
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Flower (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rebellious, quick-witted Erica Vandross is a 17-year-old firecracker living with her single mom, Laurie, and her mom's new boyfriend, Bob, in L.A.'s San Fernando Valley. When Bob's mentally unbalanced son, Luke, arrives from rehab to ...
Style: touching, suspense, mumblecore, road movie, disturbing ...
Plot: sexual promiscuity, child molestation, 17 year old, murder, chase, teenage boy, friendship, teenage girl, prison, father son relationship, mother's boyfriend, high school ...
Time: year 2016
Place: paris france, mexico
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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: captivating, psychological, thought provoking, disturbing
Plot: ghetto, private school, racism, protest, preparatory school, witness, murder, police, friendship, african american, party, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 18K
Flawless (1999)
Genre: Comedy, 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, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: transvestism, gender bending, gay slur, friendship, loneliness, physical therapy, stroke, female impersonator, tango, disability, culture clash, gender ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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 ...
Style: neorealism, psychological, twists and turns, tense, contemplative ...
Plot: gypsy, male female relationship, friendship, teenager, brother sister relationship, betrayal, father son relationship, petty criminal, chase, family relations, coming of age, coffin ...
Place: italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.3
 105K
Friday (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Craig and Smokey are two guys in Los Angeles hanging out on their porch on a Friday afternoon, smoking and drinking, looking for something to do.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, realistic ...
Plot: marijuana, african american, weed, ghetto, hip hop, rap, friends, rapper, disorder, nothing goes right, bully, machismo ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, south central los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.4
 57K
Mid90s (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Stevie is a sweet 13-year-old about to explode. His mom is loving and attentive, but a little too forthcoming about her romantic life. His big brother is a taciturn and violent bully. So Stevie searches his working-class Los Angeles suburb for ...
Style: thought provoking, light, humorous, cynical
Plot: skateboarding, skateboard, skateboarder, dysfunctional family, underage sex, coming of age, friends, gay slur, foul language, hip hop, friendship, misogyny ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century, year 1996
Place: los angeles, california, florida, harvard university, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, twists and turns, tricky, suspenseful
Plot: femme fatale, blood, betrayal, disco, hiding place, car accident, crying baby, murder, on the run, cooking, organized crime, manipulation ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.3
 51K
Detroit (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A police raid in Detroit in 1967 results in one of the largest citizens' uprisings in the history of the United States.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, based on true events, factual, rough ...
Plot: murder, racism, police brutality, tragic event, rescue, friendship, death, rebellion, justice, injustice, chaos, racial tension ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1943, year 1969, year 1967
Place: detroit, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.2
 89K
Wild at Heart (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Young lovers Sailor and Lula run from the variety of weirdos that Lula's mom has hired to kill Sailor.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, humorous, captivating, road movie ...
Plot: hallucination, hitman, on the road, ex convict, rebel, one last job, betrayal, on the run, mother daughter relationship, witch, violence, sexual perversion ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: texas, new orleans, california, usa, north carolina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Fruitvale Station (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The true story of Oscar, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008.
Style: thought provoking, sincere, intense, emotional, visually appealing ...
Plot: african american, police brutality, racism, new year's eve, introspection, haunted by the past, tragic hero, encounter, couple relations, goodhearted, marijuana, dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2007, year 2008, year 2009 ...
Place: california, usa, san francisco, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Ingrid Goes West (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ingrid becomes obsessed with a social network star named Taylor Sloane who seemingly has a perfect life. But when Ingrid decides to drop everything and move west to be Taylor's friend, her behaviour turns unsettling and dangerous.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, thought provoking
Plot: social media, obsessed fan, obsession, chase, love interest, pursuit, secret, loneliness, friendship, charlatan, party, lie ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, venice california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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: promise, friendship, pursuit, paranoia, suspicion, chase, violence, professor, doctor, psychiatrist, lecture, money ...
Time: 21st century, year 2008
Place: usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, friendship, heroin, grudge, police shootout, crimes, crime, gang war, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, colombia, panama ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Do the Right Thing (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.
Style: talky, realistic, humorous, intense, controversial ...
Plot: culture clash, police brutality, racism, pizzeria, heat wave, african american, heat, hip hop, prejudice, racial slur, interracial relations, society ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: A young idealistic English filmmaker, Sue, arrives in India to make a film on Indian revolutionaries Bhagat Singh, Chandrashekhar Azad and their contemporaries and their fight for freedom from the British Raj. Owing to a lack of funds, she recruits ...
Style: serious, feel good, sincere, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: rebelliousness, politics, patriotism, bollywood, sikh, society, state affairs, filmmaker, courage, police brutality, pilot, corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, new delhi, asia, london, delhi
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Queen & Slim (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: An exploration of America’s social and political climate through the lens of a genre-defying love story. The film centers on a black man and black woman who go on a first date that goes awry after the two are pulled over by a police officer at a ...
Style: road movie, exciting, disturbing, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: police officer killed, on the run, first date, racist cop, police officer, dysfunctional family, attorney, riot, shot to death, swat team, society, chase ...
Place: florida, cleveland ohio, cuba, miami, georgia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Saint Frances (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: At the start of the summer, Bridget has an abortion just as she lands a much-needed job in affluent Evanston, Illinois — nannying a six-year old.
Style: disturbing, touching, light, humorous, sincere
Plot: nanny, abortion, survival, friendship, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother sister relationship, teacher, feminism, ex classmate ex classmate relationship, female protagonist, pregnancy ...
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Following the arrest of her mother, Ramona, young Vanessa Lutz decides to go in search of her estranged grandmother. On the way, she is given a ride by school counselor Bob Wolverton. During the journey, Lutz begins to realize that Bob is the ...
Style: disturbing, cynical, suspenseful, bloody, rough ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Style: psychological, humorous, ironic, touching
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Time: contemporary
Place: new york, new york yankees, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two con artists have spent 26 years training their only daughter to swindle, scam and steal at every turn. During a desperate and hastily conceived heist, they charm a stranger into joining them, only to have their entire world turned upside down.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: con artists, dysfunctional family, lgbt, heist, mother daughter relationship, stranger, scam, crimes, female director, pregnancy, father daughter relationship, apology ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Doom Generation (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jordan White and Amy Blue, two troubled teens, pick up an adolescent drifter, Xavier Red. Together, the threesome embark on a sex and violence-filled journey through an America of psychos and quickiemarts.
Style: surreal, disturbing, gothic, cynical, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, one female two males threesome, surrealism, murder, love triangle, shoplifting, severed head, nihilism, methamphetamine, drifter, controversy, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Wassup Rockers (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Instead of adhering to the norms of their South Central neighborhood, a group of skater boys opt to bus into Hollywood and Beverly Hills, where they attract local rich girls - and plenty of trouble with the police, jealous boyfriends, and nervous ...
Style: sincere, realistic, entertaining, captivating, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, society, friends, drugs/alcohol, social differences, rock, punk, buddies, life is a bitch, cultural difference, class differences, injustice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, south central los angeles, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.0
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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, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: murder, friends, high school, small town, nudity (full frontal - brief), strangulation, family relations, juvenile delinquency, police, woman strangled to death, crime, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: oregon, usa, california, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Crazy in Alabama (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An abused wife heads to California to become a movie star while her nephew back in Alabama has to deal with a racially-motivated murder involving a corrupt sheriff.
Style: humorous, stylized, intense, captivating, weird ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hopes, life is a bitch, society, murder, small town, journey, family relations, injustice, self defense, innocence lost, racism, hollywood ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1965
Place: alabama, usa, california, las vegas, new orleans ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.5
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The Dinner (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two brothers and their wives meet up at a haute-cuisine restaurant to discuss what to do about a horrific crime that their sons committed together. As the quartet debate their options, the conversation reopens old wounds between the siblings.
Style: ambiguous ending, enigmatic, rough, cynical, suspenseful
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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