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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: tense, rough, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: gangsters, crimes, gang, racism, drug dealing, crime, life is a bitch, interracial relations, collector, urban ghetto life, dysfunctional family, juvenile delinquency, society, urban, dishonesty, law enforcement, police investigation, city life, yuppie, social decay, kids in trouble, urban ghetto, ghetto
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa

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Most similar movies to Sucker Free City

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and bleak films with plots about crime, crimes, life is a bitch, urban, society, city life and urban ghetto mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Sucker Free City: Blue Hill Avenue (2001), Gang Tapes (2001), Straight Out of Brooklyn (1991), My Crazy Life (1993), State Property (2002). 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: bleak, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, friends, dishonesty, law enforcement, gang, addiction, betrayal, police corruption, friendship, ghetto, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto ...
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: serious, rough, realistic
Plot: society, urban, campaign, ghetto, juvenile delinquency, crime, teenage life, urban ghetto life, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, crimes, destiny ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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, rough, bleak, realistic
Plot: drug dealing, racism, interracial relations, urban ghetto life, contests and competitions, criminal heroes, juvenile delinquency, youth, crime gone awry, urban, society, courtroom drama ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gang, juvenile delinquency, friendship, urban ghetto, drug dealing, youth, urban ghetto life, teenage life, gang member, revenge, poverty, teenager ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: realistic, suspenseful, tense, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friends, down on your luck, crime, crimes, life is a bitch, urban ghetto, drug dealing, society, rise and fall, urban, juvenile delinquency, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: bleak, rough, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: arms dealing, crimes, life is a bitch, social misfits, criminal heroes, gangsters, urban ghetto life, down on your luck, crime, deadly, murder, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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: serious, tense, realistic, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: friendship, youth, gangsters, college, siblings relations, fall in love, unfulfilled love, urban ghetto life, life is a bitch, city life, crime, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa, new jersey, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: suspenseful, bleak, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, inner city, gangsters, social misfits, urban ghetto life, crimes, city life, criminal heroes, racism, social decay, going straight, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 963
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: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, racism, murder, police corruption, false accusation, life is a bitch, crime, social decay, police investigation, gangsters, criminal heroes, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.8
 151
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: tense, realistic, bleak, rough, serious
Plot: murder, racism, iraq war, life is a bitch, crimes, family in crisis, homecoming, gulf war, society, urban ghetto, family problems, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 1.9
 174
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: suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: high school, undercover, crimes, criminal heroes, partners against crime, crime, working undercover, urban ghetto life, society, urban, drug dealing, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, psychological ...
Plot: prostitute, down on your luck, crimes, gangsters, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, urban ghetto life, city life, crime, dysfunctional family, gang, ocean or sea ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.2
 280
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: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: gas station, gang, life is a bitch, urban ghetto life, crime, hopes, social misfits, juvenile delinquency, optimism, realism, innocence lost, city life ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Children of Times Square (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An alienated teenage boy runs away from home and ventures to New York City where he falls in with a gang of juvenile delinquents working as drug dealers and pickpockets for a shady crime boss.(IMDB)
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak
Plot: gang, drug dealer, runaway, drug dealing, danger, crime, rich and poor, life is a bitch, crimes, urban ghetto life, city life, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: master criminal, social decay, gory, urban, murder, partners, dishonesty, gang, urban ghetto, friends, tough heroes, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.6
 405
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: realistic, bleak, rough, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: criminal's revenge, tough heroes, low lives, religions or cults, urban ghetto, rivalry, crime, urban ghetto life, social misfits, crimes, gays and lesbians, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20s, 20th century
Place: miami, new jersey, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Mack (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Goldie returns from five years at the state pen and winds up king of the pimping game. Trouble comes in the form of two corrupt white cops and a crime lord who wants him to return to the small time.
Style: realistic, stylized, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pimp, crime, interracial relations, criminal's revenge, life is a bitch, city life, prostitute, dishonesty, partners, gangsters, crimes, society ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: bleak, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, law enforcement, social decay, urban, society, rise and fall, friendship, rivalry, crimes, partners, dishonesty, heist ...
Time: 90s
Place: kentucky, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: serious, rough, disturbing, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: juvenile delinquency, gang, brutality, murder, police, crimes, police investigation, teenage life, vengeance, on the run, drug dealing, youth ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.9
 53
The Rally (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "The Rally" is a gritty drama which follows several families living in a town riddled with crime and corruption. As the local church works to bring positive change to the town, they are confronted at every turn by those that desire to keep ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, christian film
Plot: society, dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, city life, gangsters, crime, drugs/alcohol, urban, teenager, crime boss, drug addict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Boulevard Nights (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A focus on life in a gang, Boulevard Nights portrays the dangers of street violence. Richard Yniguez plays a young Chicano who tries to get out of the gang, but he keeps finding himself drawn back into it.
Style: disturbing, bleak, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: gang, mexican american, gang war, machismo, employer employee relationship, gang member, life is a bitch, urban, society, youth, going straight, kids in trouble ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Thicker Than Water (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, two rival gang leaders are also trying to be music producers. When DJ's equipment shorts out and Lonzo is cut out of the action by a record producer, the two join forces, which also requires a tentative peace between gangs. With ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, cynical, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, drug dealing, society, juvenile delinquency, estrangement, urban ghetto, friends, crimes, urban, rise and fall, partners, going straight ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new orleans, california, los angeles, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Willie Dynamite (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Willie Dynamite is a pimp who operates in New York City. Willie was a big success as a pimp, but now, just as fast as he rose to the top, he has hit bottom. A former prostitute who has become a social worker tries to get Willie to clean up his life ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, serious, rough, bleak ...
Plot: prostitute, pimp, cons and scams, urban ghetto life, crime, life is a bitch, crimes, downfall, going straight, social decay, urban, injustice ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 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: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic
Plot: drug dealing, crimes, gang, going straight, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, drug abuse, addiction, urban ghetto, siblings relations, brother brother relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Blood Brothers (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Blood Brothers- While coming of age in the inner city, Darryl Crawford, a young African-American man, witnesses a gang-related murder and is horrified to discover that his beloved older brother Sly is one of the perps. Darryl grapples with his ...
Style: serious, rough, bleak, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, gang, crime, life is a bitch, crimes, siblings relations, urban ghetto life, legal, family life, youth, juvenile delinquency, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, suspense ...
Plot: crime gone awry, haunted by the past, friendship, crimes, murder, urban ghetto life, life is a bitch, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, gangsters, infidelity, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.4
 344
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, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, racism, police, corruption, investigation, inventions and discoveries, unstoppable, urban ghetto, interracial relations, city life, crime, blind ambition ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.5
 169
Lana's Rain (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This powerful, hard-edged crime drama explores the dark side of the American immigrant experience and dares to ask, "How far would you go to survive?" Lana’s only chance to escape the war-torn Balkans is her long-lost brother, Darko, a ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, rough, serious, bleak
Plot: crime, gangsters, urban ghetto, drugs/alcohol, prostitute, showbiz, urban, society, starting over, survival, criminal heroes, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois, bosnia herzegovina
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Dusty and Sweets McGee (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A "straight" couple dabbles in drugs and become heroin addicts.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, emotional
Plot: drug dealing, rehabilitation, gang, friends, kids in trouble, thirtysomething life, stoners, juvenile delinquency, going straight, innocence lost, addiction, city life ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.0
 91
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, partners, friends, gangsters, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, working undercover, crime, life is a bitch, deadly, law enforcement, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%