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Now or Never (2014)
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Now or Never (2014)
Original name: Maintenant ou jamais
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: As a mother, in principle, you do not rob banks. But these days, it can be a solution for the future of your home, and not to give up on your dreams. Playing the thieves can quickly become dangerous and bad encounters can turn into a love story ...
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, tense, gloomy, serious, suspenseful
Plot: crimes, heist, family relations, parents and children, unemployment, society, down on your luck, family in crisis, plan, danger, bankruptcy, life is a bitch, family problems
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and tense films with plots about family relations, parents and children, crimes, life is a bitch, society, crime and danger mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Now or Never: Outlaw Country (2012), Tommy (2014), Between the Canals (2011), After the Fall (2014), Amber's Story (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Outlaw Country (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A crime thriller/family drama set against the backdrop of southern organized crime and Nashville royalty where music, love, hope and tragedy collide. Created as a pilot for a TV Series which was not taken up, this has now been aired as a TV Movie.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, crimes, family relations, parents and children, danger, society, love and romance, crime, graphic violence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tennessee
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Tommy (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Sri Lanka
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After a year abroad Estelle returns home to collect her husband's share of the loot from a major robbery.
Style: serious, tense, captivating, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, heist, family relations, siblings relations, parents and children, danger, couples, rivalry, graphic violence, criminal heroes, strong female presence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden
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75%
Between the Canals (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Three small time criminals from Dublin's North Inner City each aspire to be somebody in a fast changing society.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, tense, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, juvenile delinquency, moral dilemma, urban ghetto life, working class, society, crime gone awry, drug dealing, downfall, life is a bitch, unemployment, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, dublin ireland
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65%
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After the Fall (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bill Scanlin loses his job and embarks on a life of crime. As Bill stays ahead of the law, he discovers that sometimes the only thing worse than getting caught is getting away with it.
Style: tense, psychological, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, protecting from truth, downfall, human nature, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, danger, murder, family relations, rivalry, society, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Amber's Story (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This is the tragic and true story of the abduction of Amber Hagerman. Her family and the community's efforts to find her and bring her kidnapper to justice prove to be a groundbreaking movement toward implementing a government-run tracking ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful, tense
Plot: missing child, kidnapping, injustice, family problems, parents and children, obsession, life is a bitch, danger, society, crimes, family relations, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1996, year 1999, year 2002 ...
Place: usa, texas
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60%
 5.4
 543
Armed Hands (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lucas and his team are after a gang of Serbian criminals using NATO-issued weapons. As the investigation leads him to Paris, Lucas attempts to reconnect with his estranged daughter, a young narc officer.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: police investigation, crimes, partners, snitch, law enforcement, partners against crime, informant, drug bust, police, chase, investigation, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe, marseille, paris france
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59%
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Common (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Multi-award-winning writer Jimmy McGovern's brand new film based on the UK's controversial joint enterprise law. Jimmy McGovern's gritty drama stars Nico Mirallegro as guileless 17 year old Johnjo O'Shea, who goes from innocent ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: legal, murder, courtroom drama, crimes, courtroom, false accusation, injustice, family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, society, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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56%
Snow on tha Bluff (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When Curtis Snow steals a video camera from some college kids during a dope deal, he gives the camera to his best friend, Pancho, and they start documenting their lives. At first its business as usual for Curtis. He robs dope boys, he runs from the ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: drug dealing, dealer, filmmaking, crimes, introspection, life is a bitch, single parent, stoners, down on your luck, crime, danger, rivalry
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 5.5
 81
Gangsterland (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ronald, an eight year-old biracial boy, sees his life turning upside down after witnessing the brutal murder of his mother by his father. Often moved from one foster home to the next, Ronald is recruited by a street gang where he dwells in a life of ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: gangsters, going straight, gang, crimes, society, life is a bitch, parents and children, family relations, death of mother, revenge, hopes, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal quebec canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.3
 254
Marseille (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Alex, the son of a gang boss from Marseilles, joins the French Foreign Legion to avoid a hit put out on him by the Corsican Mafia. Four years later, Alex deserts and returns to Marseilles to get back together with Katia, his former girlfriend. But ...
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: gang, crimes, parents and children, family relations, danger, murder, mafia, father son relationship, reprisal, lawyer, rivalry, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.9
 143
Big Muddy (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Western
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Martha Barlow, a modern day outlaw, must reconcile her dark past after her teenage son commits a horrible crime.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: haunted by the past, crimes, murder, parents and children, danger, on the run, family relations, small town, survival, teenage son, female nudity, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.1
 155
Bad Girl (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Louise simultaneously discovers that she is pregnant and that her mother is seriously ill. Happiness and guilt, euphoria and sadness, filial love and love, period. She'll need a good nine months to cope with all this.
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: parents and children, terminal illness, artists and showbiz, family relations, couples, family problems, couple relations, pregnancy, unfulfillment, strong female presence, cigarette smoking, funeral ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.3
 327
About Sunny (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: As things unravel for a struggling single mother in Las Vegas, she must decide what she's willing to give up to get by.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: life is a bitch, moral dilemma, working class, parents and children, society, family problems, down on your luck, single mother, poverty, single parent, drugs/alcohol, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.2
 701
Code 37 (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A famous writer is violated in a sex-movie-theatre. He had a date with Roos, a young student who works also as a prostitute. Quickly it becomes clear that more students are active in the prostitution. Enough reason for Hannah and her team to go ...
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crimes, murder, haunted by the past, parents and children, gain trust, law enforcement, college, prostitution, danger, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe, ghent
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.7
 84
In Your Wake (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An estranged father returns with plans to open a bar with the son who still harbors resentment towards him.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, psychological, bleak
Plot: parents and children, vengeance, human nature, crimes, criminal heroes, heist, father son relationship, heist gone wrong, family relations, bar, money problems, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Bypass (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Tim has no job, but Tim ‘works’, selling stolen goods...In the face of mounting internal and external pressure, how far will he go to keep his head above water and protect those he loves?
Style: suspenseful, serious, touching, realistic, tense ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, youth, crimes, family relations, society, parents and children, terminal illness, down on your luck, working class, urban, criminal
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the 7th Day (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Ames' seem to have built the perfect life until their six year old daughter is kidnapped; over the course of seven days they begin to uncover secrets about their past that could rip their marriage and lives apart.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, uncover truth, parents and children, family relations, under the surface, danger, disorder, life turned upside down, crimes, secret, confined, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
 458
Happy End (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: They are people who have important significance for each other, but are not honest with each other. They live in a shadow world of lies and half truths and just waiting for the truth to come forward so they can continue their lives in a new ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, suspense, contemplative ...
Plot: family relations, dishonesty, parents and children, problem solving, social problems, connection, band, danger, group of strangers, male nudity, cunnilingus, coitus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Law of the Weakest (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In Liège, a group of men gathers every day in a café situated near the steel factory which once reigned supreme. They play cards in a warm atmosphere but that hardly masks their quiet desperation. All unemployed, either because they can't ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: heist, crimes, crime gone awry, life is a bitch, friendship, couple relations, down on your luck, factory, ex convict, working class, plan, desperation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Narrows (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A 19 year old Brooklyn boy who is torn between two worlds when his photography portfolio wins him a partial scholarship to NYU. He must figure out how to balance his Italian neighborhood roots with the expansive, sophisticated world on the other ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: college student, crimes, moral dilemma, family relations, society, city life, human nature, self discovery, parents and children, coming of age, family in crisis, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
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39%
Through the Air (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Vincent, a former air rifle champion lives a quiet life with his wife and his daughter. Despite his happy family life he ends up with economic problems. One day at the shooting range he meets the mysterious Renaud who promises him a solution to his ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: parents and children, moral dilemma, deadly, contract killing, conspiracy, couples, danger, family problems, family in crisis, hitman, shot in the hand, pig ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Town Is Quiet (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A dark tale of working-class life in Marseilles, a city in crisis. Interesting characters include a hard-bitten but compassionate fish market worker with a drug addicted daughter and a moody bartender with a shocking secret life.
Style: serious, contemplative, bleak, disturbing, touching ...
Plot: crimes, family relations, drug abuse, couple relations, unemployment, parents and children, working class, assassination, life is a bitch, society, love and romance, immigrants ...
Time: 90s
Place: marseille, europe, france, provence
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38%
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Balancing Act (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Having cheated on his wife, Giulio, a municipal employee, moves out, but has to find a solution on how to still support his family, and himself.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, psychological, tense ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, breakup, family problems, life is a bitch, couples, unfulfillment, downfall, down on your luck, job seeking, adultery, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Man Inside (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A thriller centered on a young boxer trying to distance himself from his father's gangster past and the relationship with his trainer.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boxer, crimes, athlete and trainer, gangsters, danger, haunted by the past, parents and children, family problems, escape from reality, starting over, sport, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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38%
 6.9
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Wetlands (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: On a dairy farm in the Eastern Townships, in the middle of a drought and while the land is parching, a drama will disrupt the life of the Santerre family. Confronted to each other they will have to learn to forgive.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: death in the family, family problems, estrangement, family relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, family business, down on your luck, voyeurism, forgiveness, family in crisis, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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37%
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Turk's Head (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A 14 year old boy, an ER doctor, a cop looking for revenge, a mother fighting for her children and a man distraught by the death of his wife see their destinies come together. As the doctor spends several days in a coma, events keep on happening and ...
Style: tense, thought provoking, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: vengeance, police investigation, crimes, police detective, life turned upside down, juvenile delinquency, immigrants, society, law enforcement, doctor, disorder, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.2
 171
Cost of a Soul (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Wounded in the war, Tommy Donahue and DD Davis return home from Iraq to the slum neighborhood they grew up in. Tommy returns to his wife, Faith, whom he abandoned while she was pregnant to escape a life of crime. Tommy meets his disabled six ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: murder, racism, iraq war, urban ghetto, homecoming, haunted by the past, crimes, society, gang, family problems, war veteran, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.8
 258
Choco (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young woman raising alone her children while her husband gets drunk but when she breaks free nothing will be the same
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, touching, gloomy
Plot: family relations, optimism, parents and children, unemployment, society, hopes, family problems, village, husband wife relationship, loss of job, down on your luck, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.2
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Red Bear (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bear has never gotten over the separation from his wife and daughter after having been convicted for armed robbery and homicide and sent to prison. Now he is out, to finally get his cut of the money and reunite with his family, or at least avenge ...
Style: serious, captivating, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: heist, going straight, society, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crimes, estrangement, redemption, haunted by the past, parents and children, crime, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
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34%
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Gorbaciof (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Marino Pacileo has a soft spot for gambling. When he discovers that Lila's father, the young Chinese girl that he is in love with cannot pay a debt, the gambler steals money from the jail he is in to help the love of his life.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, tense, contemplative ...
Plot: obsession, gambling, fall in love, downfall, society, love and romance, gambler, crimes, couples, rivalry, dishonesty, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, naples italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%