Movies like The Scum

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The Scum (1963)
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The Scum (1963)
Original name: Το Κάθαρμα
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A string of miscalculated choices and the longing of a fresh start will drag Magda of the slums deeper and deeper into a tireless personal nightmare.
Plot: prostitute, ship, gang, sailor, blonde, striptease, seduction, dream, theft, destiny, greek, deception, officer, dancer, slum, club, artist, nightclub, cabaret, pimp, blackmail, blond, naval officer, promise, scam ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: greece, athens greece, hellas, athens

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Most similar movies to The Scum

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and rough films with plots about prostitute, murder, crimes, nightclub, death, nudity (full frontal - brief) and sex mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Scum: Lola (1964), From the Edge of the City (1998), The Red Lanterns (1963), Request for a Song (1980), The Hot Month of August (1966). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Lola (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Aris, Nikos Kourkoulos, is released from prison after three years, and he turns up at Troumpa, a slum area in Piraeus. His purpose is not to settle his own accounts but to find out if Lola (Tzeni Karezi), a young woman who works at Stelios’ ...
Plot: switchblade, hellenic, greek, nightclub, murderer, anti-hero, devotion, betrayal, assassin, gang, desire, knife ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: greece, athens, athens greece, hellas
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
From the Edge of the City (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Minority-group Greeks from an outer suburb of Athens struggle with their life on society's fringe and exploitation of one another.
Style: rough, bleak, gloomy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: culture clash, suburbs, prostitute, immigrants, gang, crime, ocean, kids in trouble, friends, urban ghetto, ocean or sea, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
Place: greece, russia, europe, italy, athens greece ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Red Lanterns (1963)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The story of 6 or 7 prostitutes, at Pireas harbor.
Style: neo noir
Plot: port, dancing, pimp, brothel, party, cigarette smoking, female nudity, prostitute, rain, sea captain, christmas
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: athens, greece, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Request for a Song (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The real story of Nikos Koemtzis, who one night knifed a company of men in a tavern just because they wanted to dance on the song he had "ordered" from the musicians.
Plot: poetry, diva, death, friendship, runaway, entrapment, serial killer, criminal, imprisonment, mass murderer, singer, dancing ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: greece, hellas, athens, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Hot Month of August (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Greece
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A young man, Jason, is on his way home and meets two beautiful women, Hope and Alexis. He falls for Hope, but has sex with Alexis. He doesn't know that Alexis' husband has hired a private detective to trail her, and the man reports back to ...
Style: noir, suspense, classic noir
Plot: wheelchair, greek island, love affair, rich woman, ship, sun, imprisonment, handgun, playboy, summer, lover, married woman ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: athens greece, athens, hellas, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.9
 129
Emergency Exit (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Greece
Duration: 128 min.
Story: When Daisy saves the life of police officer Markos she is immediately promoted to the drug department of the police. Markos falls in love with her and they start going out until he asks her to marry him. That's exactly when she meets a junkie ...
Plot: drugs, gunfight, tough girl, blood splatter, explosion, street shootout, maverick cop, foot chase, action violence, car chase, sex, police shootout ...
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53%
 7.4
 2K
Sweet Bunch (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Greece
Duration: 154 min.
Story: The diary of the life and death of a group of "amoral" young people, who have reached the point of no return and seek something to believe in and to die for. Their behavior brings them to the attention of the State. A discreet surveillance ...
Style: cult film
Plot: plan, greek, pinball, athenian, switchblade, criminal, pinball machine, farewell, undercover, robbery, suicide, cash ...
Time: 80s
Place: athens greece, greece, hellas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Swallowtail Butterfly (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Swallowtail Butterfly takes place in an alternate Japan, in a ghetto where immigrants from all over the world have come to live and make their fortune. The city is called Yentown, and it is much like Tokyo. Sixteen-year-old Ageha (Ito), a young girl ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, forgery, gangsters, gang, criminal heroes, society, destiny, orphan, crime, crimes, immigrants, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s
Place: tokyo, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Violent Four (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A detective is assigned to head a manhunt for four violent bank robbers.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, non-linear, rough ...
Plot: car chase, rivalry, heist, law enforcement, dishonesty, manhunt, tough heroes, deadly, criminal heroes, gang, gangsters, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: milan italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.0
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On Board (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The sailors who were duped by woman sellers, want to steal their capitals to retaliate from them. There are four men and one woman in a ruined boat. Four lazy and dissatisfaction sailors. The woman represent lust, delectation and appalling potential ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: ship, marijuana, theft, isolation, kidnapping, metaphor, destructive relationship, thief, crimes, mysterious character, vengeance, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.8
 195
Running Hot (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A teen convicted of murdering his father escapes from authorities and heads for Arizona with a prostitute.
Plot: police, escape, prostitute, skinny dipping, prostitution, female nudity, masturbation, dead boy, female masturbation, teenager, blonde, hot ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.2
 753
Antigone (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In Thebes in ancient Greece, King Oedipus kills his father and marries his mother Jocasta, having two sons - Eteocles and Polyneices - and two daughters - Ismene and Antigone. King Oedipus dies a beggar in the exile after gouging out his own eye, ...
Style: emotional, gloomy, serious, realistic
Plot: greek mythology, violence spree, destiny, family relations, righting the wronged, oracle, cave, betrayal, siblings relations, heroic mission, royal family, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 60s, ancient history, 20s, 1920s
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Intimate Relations (1979)
Genre: Crime
Country: Greece
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A wealthy heiress that resides in Athens, is the victim of a robbery. Not only does her jewellery disappear but her maid is murdered while attempting to protect her. A police officer named Zaras is on the case. The primary suspects are ... an army ...
Plot: exploitation, necklace, jewel thief, heiress, stolen jewelry, hellenic, desire, theft, greek, male nudity, female nudity, shower ...
Place: athens greece, greece, hellas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.6
 336
The Downhill (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Greek teenage drama
Style: neo noir
Plot: revenge, teenage sexuality, teenage sex, revolver, lingerie, kissing, young love, friend, desire, nude, garter, womanizer ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: athens, hellas, athens greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Gods of the Plague (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man is released from prison and finds the society on the outside less than appealing. With several women as well as the police on his tail, he sets out to find an old friend.
Style: offbeat, stylized, realistic, serious
Plot: betrayal, prostitute, release from prison, soldier, crimes, social misfits, deadly, misfit, low lives, disorder, heist, plague ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.9
 716
Thanks Maa (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: While on the run from the reformatory, a 12 year old boy named Municipality finds and saves a two day old abandoned baby from becoming the prey to a ferocious street dog. Failing to find any takers among the people whom he deemed responsible and ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, serious, suspenseful, ambiguous ending
Plot: orphan, friendship, against the odds, satire, search for mother, slum, second chance, escape, orphanage, tragic event, poverty, following a dream ...
Place: mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Life Imprisonment (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The childhood traumas of a solitary young man have a determinative effect on the formation of his personality and sexual behavior and have turned him into a rapist with the angelic face. One day, the young man, Giorgos, confides his secret to a ...
Plot: flashback, childhood, sexual perversion, masturbation, prostitute, death, nudity (full frontal - brief), caught masturbating, grenade, sex, rape, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Midnight Dancers (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Brothers Joel (Alex Del Rosario), Dennis (Grandong Cervantes) and Sonny (Lawrence David) work together as dancers at a low-rent gay bar in downtown Manila, in the Philippines. Despite his mother's pleas, Sonny decides to quit college to work ...
Style: sexy, sexual, sincere, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, gang, family relations, nightclub, disco, university, transsexual, redemption, college, survival, sexual abuse, gender bending ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: the philippines, manila philippines, japan, tokyo, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 5.8
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The Jackals (1981)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In a television program dedicated to the problem of drugs, George tells the story of his life which was immersed in the mire of drugs and crime. The troubled relationship with his family, robberies, drugs will revive and the narrative will give an ...
Style: neo noir
Plot: night, dance, gang rape, motorcycle cop, male nudity, cult, snitch, loss of friend, dancing, troubled youth, hellenic, pariah ...
Time: 80s
Place: greece, hellas, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.0
 1K
Fast, Fast (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Angela begins to hang around with Pablo and his gang of young robbers.
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, serious
Plot: gang, juvenile delinquency, bank robbery, robbery, graphic violence, kids in trouble, disorder, drugs/alcohol, criminal heroes, youth, society, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: madrid, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Brookside: The Lost Weekend (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A special, video only story set on the Brookside close. On Friday 14th November 1997, a five night a week storyline ended in a cliffhanger and this video completes the story - a tale of kidnapping extortion and violence. The action-packed episode ...
Plot: container, kidnapping, nightclub, rape, blackmail
Place: liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Rainy Dog (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Japanese assassin stranded in Taiwan must take work from a local crime boss to make ends meet when suddenly a woman from his past delivers a son to him.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, neo noir
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, hitman, gang, family relations, introspection, parents and children, vengeance, crimes, crime, deadly, mute or deaf, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: taiwan, asia, taipei
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Conflict of Emotions (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 102 min.
Story: greek movie
Style: erotic
Plot: island, fight in water, drug addiction, blackmail, erotica, sex, beach, accidental death, morphine, needle, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Tree We Hurt (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Shot over a capricious summer, this film reveals a world of innocence shattered for some children in their school by corporal punishment. It moves at its own pace to reveal a world of children and adults with animals, birds, nature and sea. The film ...
Plot: meeting, devotion, friendship, autobiography, greek, family relations, greek island, loyalty, hellenic, summer, wasp, tree ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: hellas, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.3
 134
Popsy Pop (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy, Venezuela
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Claudia Cardinale is Popsy, who double-crosses her older partner Silva (Stanley Baker). Silva has arranged to divert diamonds from a large corporate-run diamond mine in the South American jungle, and Popsy does her “pop” wrong as they are both ...
Plot: lynching, diamond theft, cabaret singer, safe, deception, helicopter, diamond, charlatan, angry mob, diversion
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Assault on the Pay Train (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Film about the true events in Rio de Janeiro, in 1960, when a gang having the infamous outlaw Tião Medonho as a leader performed a sensational railroad hold-up on a train carrying a small fortune.
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: train, heist, slum, gang, crimes, criminal heroes, danger, crime gone awry, chases and races, crime, disorder, gunfight ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.9
 155
Junk Food (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Junk Food consists of four intertwining stories. The first and fourth sections show the morning routine of an blind, old Japanese woman, waking up, buying bread and milk, praying at the family alter; however, it is the second segment where the true ...
Plot: strangulation, subway, street gang, prostitute, old woman, crawling, syringe, train, drinking, employer employee relationship, blood, drug addict ...
Place: china, japan, kyoto japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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, urban decay, police, seduction, dancer ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Five Miles to Midnight (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Immediately after Lisa (Loren) declares that she is leaving her immature, abusive, but easy-going husband Robert (Perkins), he is reported dead in a plane crash. Secretly still alive, he convinces her to collect his life insurance, although she ...
Style: psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: nightclub, insurance, italian woman, infidelity, airplane, family problems, couples, deadly, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, survival, woman in danger ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, belgium, italy, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Lawbreakers (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The story of a scheme to double-cross the syndicate and steal its money, and of a police commissioner '​s efforts to investigate homicides that take place as the scheme unfolds while also fighting corruption in the city government and ...
Style: noir
Plot: exotic dancer, train station, promotion, secretary, airport, locker, organized crime, crooked lawyer, tape recording, unfaithful husband, mayor, nightclub ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%