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Sucker Free City (2004)
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Sucker Free City (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The film follows three young men as they are drawn into lives of crime. Nick (Crowley) uses his entry-level corporate job to commit credit card fraud and deals drugs on the side. K-Luv (Mackie) is a member of the "V-Dubs", an African-American street gang. Lincoln (Leung) is a rising figure in the Chinese mafia. Gentrification forces Nick's family to move out of their home in the Mission District into Hunter's Point where they are harassed by the V-Dubs. K-Luv's side business of selling bootleg compact discs leads him to enlist Nick's help to bootleg CDs and to negotiate a truce with Lincoln. Lincoln conducts an affair with his boss' daughter Angela (Carpio), a Stanford student engaged to a medical student classmate.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, tense, bleak
Plot: gang, gangsters, crimes, racism, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, social decay, drug dealing, interracial relations, urban ghetto life, dysfunctional family, dishonesty, law enforcement, police investigation, city life, crime, collector, society, urban, yuppie, kids in trouble, urban ghetto, ghetto
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco

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Most similar movies to Sucker Free City

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and bleak films with plots about crimes, life is a bitch, crime, society, urban ghetto, urban ghetto life and gang mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Sucker Free City: Blue Hill Avenue (2001), Gang Tapes (2001), State Property (2002), Straight Out of Brooklyn (1991), My Crazy Life (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Blue Hill Avenue (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A child of a middle class home with solid moral values is lured into a world of crime and corruption.
Style: realistic, bleak, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, friends, police investigation, urban ghetto life, gang, betrayal, juvenile delinquency, fighting crime, police corruption, going straight, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, boston
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95%
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Gang Tapes (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a brutal carjacking yields a videocamera, a teenage boy decides to document his life and the lives of his fellow gangbangers.
Style: rough, serious, suspense, tense, realistic
Plot: tough heroes, juvenile delinquency, gang, social decay, life is a bitch, teenage life, going straight, crimes, criminal heroes, crime, kids in trouble, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
State Property (2002)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Frustrated with being broke, Beans decides that the only way to grasp the American Dream is to take it.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, family life, crimes, drug dealing, juvenile delinquency, rise and fall, urban ghetto life, city life, chaos and mayhem, friendship, social decay ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, memphis, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Straight Out of Brooklyn (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Special Jury Award winner at the Sundance Film Festival, this drama stars a then-19-year-old Matty Rich (who also wrote and directed it). Rich plays Larry, a troubled teen living in the rough Red Hook section of Brooklyn who decides he wants out ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough, realistic
Plot: racism, drug dealing, criminal heroes, family in crisis, crimes, urban ghetto life, interracial relations, contests and competitions, life is a bitch, coming of age, heist, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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My Crazy Life (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Mousie and Sad Girl are childhood best friends in a contemporary Los Angeles poor Hispanic neighborhood. But when Sad Girl becomes pregnant by Mousie's boyfriend, a drug dealer named Ernesto, the two become bitter enemies. While their dispute ...
Style: realistic, serious, talky, bleak, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gang, juvenile delinquency, friendship, urban ghetto, drug dealing, youth, teenage life, urban ghetto life, gang member, revenge, poverty, latin ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.2
 998
Hot Boyz (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Injustice begets a criminal. Kool is an artist without prospects, a black belt in karate, and in love with LaShawna, poised and college bound. One night she witnesses a stabbing and discovers the victim is a cop as he dies in her arms. She's ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, gangsters, racism, police investigation, murder, social decay, police corruption, false accusation, life is a bitch, crime, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Laws of Gravity (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jimmy and Jon are a couple of Brooklyn guys who somehow never found their way into workaday society; they never found their way into big-time crime, either.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: social misfits, arms dealing, urban ghetto life, city life, crimes, criminal heroes, deadly, low lives, urban ghetto, heist, murder, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.3
 425
Federal Hill (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In Providence's Italian neighborhood, Federal Hill, five young are immersed in drugs, crime and violence. Everything changes when one of the guys in the band know love.
Style: tense, realistic, serious, melancholic, sexy ...
Plot: gangsters, youth, friendship, college, drug dealing, best friends, juvenile delinquency, working class, going straight, social decay, unfulfilled love, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, rhode island, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Corrupt (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: After decades of terror, two deadly street gangs reach a delicate truce and young MJ (Silkk the Shocker) sees a way out of the hood once and for all. Only Corrupt (Ice-T) stands in MJ's way, resulting into a violent and brutal roller coaster ...
Style: bleak, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, inner city, urban setting, social misfits, criminal heroes, crime, urban, society, racism, urban ghetto, city life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 169
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, tense, serious, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: murder, racism, iraq war, crimes, homecoming, haunted by the past, urban ghetto, society, gang, family problems, war veteran, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 1.8
 176
Snitch'd (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When the South Side Gang and the Cut Throat Mafia start a drug war at a local high school in Santa Ana, CA, detective McClure goes undercover to investigate the brutal murder of a young Latina student. The gang members are the key suspects but ...
Style: realistic, rough, bleak, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, gang, rivalry, high school, partners against crime, urban ghetto life, working undercover, criminal heroes, crime, life is a bitch, crimes, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.9
 4K
Sugar Hill (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In the Harlem neighborhood of New York City, the Mafia steps in when a drug dealer quits his partner brother to lead a straight life with his girlfriend.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: drug dealing, going straight, crimes, gang, siblings relations, life is a bitch, urban ghetto, juvenile delinquency, drug abuse, addiction, brother brother relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Story of a Latino Godfather (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In the streets of East Los Angeles, Manny is a formidable drug dealer. Impressed by his extravagant lifestyle and prowess, his young son, Kilo, yearns to follow in his footsteps. Kilo resolves to learn how to prosper in the drug world, and his new ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime boss, gangsters, prison, prison life, criminal heroes, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, crimes, drug dealing, dishonesty, deadly, gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
 92
Consignment (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Consignment is the authentic and brutal story of an East Coast drug dealer forced to flee to California only to realize state lines don't erase past sins.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, gangsters, on the run, gang, police investigation, going straight, starting over, rivalry, drug abuse, hitman, murder, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Bobby G. Can't Swim (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bobby G. lives life on the edge in this real, raw New York street drama. Bobby is a small-time coke dealer, always on the hustle but rarely successful. He lives in Hell's Kitchen with his Puerto Rican girlfriend Lucy, who makes ends meet as a ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: prostitute, ocean or sea, urban ghetto, juvenile delinquency, drug dealing, society, urban, urban ghetto life, down on your luck, crimes, life is a bitch, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
New Jersey Drive (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: New Jersey Drive is a 1995 film about black youths in Newark, New Jersey, the unofficial "car theft capital of the world". Their favorite pastime is that of everybody in their neighborhood: stealing cars and joyriding. The trouble starts ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: juvenile delinquency, gang, brutality, murder, police, crimes, police investigation, teenage life, vengeance, youth, on the run, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 70s
Place: new jersey, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Hell's Kitchen (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a robbery goes awry, the bandits all end up in a puddle of blood and only one lives and goes to jail for five years. Upon his release, the girlfriend wants her new boyfriend to kill him. Only trouble is the boyfriend knows that the fault was ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: crime gone awry, haunted by the past, crimes, friendship, murder, infidelity, urban ghetto life, life is a bitch, gangsters, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 284
Squeeze (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ty, Hector, and Bao are close friends in a tough section of Boston, where they're called "the PG-13 crew." They're 14, decent kids with few skills who've bailed out of school. A small gang of older tough guys, led by Marcus ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Plot: gas station, gang, life is a bitch, dealing with death, criminal heroes, coming of age, optimism, urban ghetto, kids in trouble, friends, social decay, city life ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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State Property: Blood on the Streets (2005)
Genre: Musical, Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three gangsters vie for control of the streets of Philadelphia.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: ambition, gang, social decay, drug dealing, rivalry, vengeance, murder, urban ghetto life, criminal's revenge, crimes, criminal heroes, city life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: realistic, serious, psychological, tense, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, juvenile delinquency, crime gone awry, drug dealing, working class, society, moral dilemma, urban ghetto life, police detective, life is a bitch, unemployment, downfall ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Monument Ave. (1998)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bobby O'Grady a low level member of a Boston Irish gang run by Jackie O'Hara. Jackie demands absolute, total loyalty to him. When Jackie kills one of Bobby's buddies, Teddy, Bobby and others have to keep it an absolute secret, even ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, dark, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, betrayal, gangsters, crime, crimes, vengeance, gang, investigation, witnessing a crime, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, ireland, europe, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Winner Takes All (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two rapper childhood friends turn to the quick and easy life of crime to support their needy parents. But after a foiled robbery, one of them is jailed while the other flees, changes his name, joins the military, and grows up to become a narcotics ...
Style: rough, serious, bleak, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, rivalry, friendship, urban ghetto, friends, urban ghetto life, gangsters, criminal heroes, performer's life, drug dealing, rise and fall, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: kentucky, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Revenge of the Green Dragons (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A true immigrant story set against the vibrant backdrop of Flushing, N.Y. in the 1980s and 1990s.
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, twist ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chinese mafia, gangsters, gang, tragic love, police investigation, life is a bitch, law enforcement, siblings relations, crime, crimes, immigrants, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 2K
City of Hope (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: This gritty inner-city film by John Sayles follows various people living in a troubled New Jersey setting, most notably Nick Rinaldi (Vincent Spano), a disillusioned contractor who has been helped along his whole life by his wealthy father (Tony Lo ...
Style: realistic, clever, serious, rough, bleak ...
Plot: racism, political corruption, drug abuse, politics, lifestyle, society, urban, state affairs, life is a bitch, parents and children, city life, human nature ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.7
 2K
Sket (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When a young woman is cruelly and indiscriminately attacked by a notorious gang led by the violent Trey, her little 16 year old sister Kayla wants revenge and will stop at nothing to get it, even if it means joining a rival girl gang led by the ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak
Plot: gang, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, vengeance, social decay, urban ghetto life, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, youth, society, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 419
Illtown (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Dante and his girlfrend Micky run a very profitable drug operation in a seaside town, aided and abetted by a host of teens who sell the smack at discos around town, as well as by Lucas, a corrupt cop who's on the take. Their downfall comes when ...
Style: serious, bleak, rough, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: low lives, religions or cults, tough heroes, frame up, rivalry, criminal's revenge, urban ghetto life, criminal heroes, crime, social misfits, city life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: new jersey, florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.4
 353
Gang in Blue (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A black police officer discovers a cell of white supremacist vigilantes within his department.
Style: disturbing, tense, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, racism, investigation, police, corruption, juvenile delinquency, gang, urban ghetto, inventions and discoveries, unstoppable, rivalry, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.4
 2K
Bullet Boy (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ricky is just out of a young offenders institute, heading home to Hackney and determined to go straight. Instead, he heads straight for trouble when he becomes involved in a street confrontation, siding with his best friend Wisdom against a local ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, rough, bleak ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, kids in trouble, life is a bitch, friendship, going straight, social decay, rivalry, dysfunctional family, society, family problems, teenage life, gang ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Bridge to Nowhere (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A group of 20-something blue-collar workers in Pittsburgh cook up a scheme to make extra money that involves prostitution. Their business takes off, then gets way out of hand.
Style: serious, rough, suspense, bleak, realistic
Plot: prostitute, crimes, crime, underground, friendship, working class, rise and fall, society, illegal prostitution, danger, escapades, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.4
 530
Five Star (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After John’s absent father is struck by a stray bullet, Primo takes it upon himself to verse the young boy in the code of the streets—one founded on respect and upheld by fear. A member of the Bloods since the age of twelve—both in the film ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, rough ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, gang, crimes, urban ghetto life, haunted by the past, coming of age, society, teaching the ways of the world, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, graphic violence, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%