Movies like Canal Street

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Canal Street (2018)
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Canal Street (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Chicago lawyer embraces his undying faith when his teenage son is accused of murdering a classmate.
Style: exciting, thought provoking, rough, captivating, suspense
Plot: father son relationship, society, murder, rivalry, crimes, death, vengeance, violence, parents and children, hopes, friendship, heroes, life is a bitch, dishonesty, redemption, family relations, brutality, life philosophy, police, teenager, musician, pregnant teenager, interracial relations, single father, funeral ...

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Most similar movies to Canal Street

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, tense and captivating films with plots about crimes, murder, danger, society, rivalry, life is a bitch and vengeance mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Canal Street: Semper Fi (2019), The Last Boy (2019), 3% (2016), Back in the U.S.S.R. (1992), Red (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Semper Fi (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Cal is a dedicated cop who also serves as a sergeant in the Marine Corps Reserve. When his reckless half brother lands in jail for accidentally killing a man, Cal and his buddies hatch a plan to break him out of prison -- no matter what the cost.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, psychological, disturbing
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, friendship, brutality, violence, murder, dishonesty, crimes, life is a bitch, adaptation, rivalry, ambition, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary
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The Last Boy (2019)
Genre: Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The world at an end, a dying mother sends her young son on a quest to find the place that grants wishes.
Style: tense, captivating, exciting, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: family relations, friendship, rivalry, hopes, society, murder, parents and children, redemption, dishonesty, life is a bitch, death, heroes ...
Time: future
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3% (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: In a future where the elite inhabit an island paradise far from the crowded slums, you get one chance to join the 3% saved from squalor.
Style: suspense, captivating, exciting, suspenseful, tense
Plot: society, life is a bitch, rivalry, murder, vengeance, culture clash, crimes, violence, death, dishonesty, redemption, brutality ...
Time: future
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Back in the U.S.S.R. (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: During Gorbachev's perestroika, a Chicago student, visits Moscow while the Soviet Union is changing from Communist to Wild West capitalist society. Purely by bad luck, he becomes a pawn in a dangerous cat and mouse game for a precious icon.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, entertaining, cynical
Plot: vengeance, crimes, corruption, smuggling, dishonesty, escapades, culture clash, life is a bitch, rivalry, friendship, betrayal, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 7.0
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Red (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An older, reclusive man's best friend and inspiration for living is his 14-year-old dog named "Red". When three troublesome teens kill the dog for no good reason, the grieving man sets out for justice and redemption by whatever means ...
Style: touching, serious, twists and turns, emotional, suspense ...
Plot: dog, pets, vengeance, crimes, redemption, justice, murder, small town, social decay, youth, juvenile delinquency, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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53%
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Your Lover (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Lucio and Enedina are a happily married young Teenek couple that lives in the Huasteca Potosina's jungle with their three children. They love each other and share everything, nevertheless, everything crumbles when the construction of a highway, ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, bleak, rough
Plot: life is a bitch, boy, adultery, society, rivalry, parents and children, destiny, jungle, deforestation, friendship, family relations, culture clash ...
Place: latin america
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52%
The Corrupted (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set ahead of the 2012 London Olympics, the film follows Liam (Sam Claflin), an ex-con trying to win back the love and trust of his family. He has lost everything at the hands of a local crime syndicate run by Clifford Cullen (Spall), who has ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, tense, psychological, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corruption, friendship, murder, escapades, family, society, police, rivalry, small town, parents and children, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, year 2002, year 2012
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52%
Cry, the Beloved Country (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A South-African preacher goes to search for his wayward son who has committed a crime in the big city.
Style: thought provoking, touching, bleak, captivating, serious ...
Plot: interracial relations, racism, murder, apartheid, priest, politics, self discovery, family relations, estrangement, hopes, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1946, post world war two, 19th century
Place: south africa, africa, johannesburg south africa
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51%
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Shotgun Stories (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Shotgun Stories tracks a feud that erupts between two sets of half brothers following the death of their father. Set against the cotton fields and back roads of Southeast Arkansas, these brothers discover the lengths to which each will go to protect ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, vengeance, sibling relationship, family feud, siblings relations, estrangement, life is a bitch, parents and children, human nature, dealing with death, hopes, americana ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: arkansas, usa, california
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51%
Close Enemies (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Driss and Manuel both grew up on the same council estate. An estate where the sense of belonging to your patch is much stronger than the sense of belonging to a country, a nation or a culture... Manuel has assimilated this belonging, and he has even ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: police, drugs, death, father daughter relationship, crimes, brother brother relationship, family relations, friendship, murder, childhood friend, cafe, funeral ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
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The Zone (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Residents of an enclosed neighborhood in the middle of Mexico DF are shocked by a violent crime, and for one resident in particular, young Alejandro, the drama is ratcheted up when he encounters the lone kid who escaped the event and is hiding out ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, thought provoking ...
Plot: murder, vengeance, heist, vigilantism, crimes, confined, isolation, escape, slum, militia, violence, teenage boy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
King Of Duval County (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
TV show
Story: The Black Family a once powerful respected family has lost power in the city of Jacksonville.11 years has past and now the city is controlled by 4 family's.Young Antonio must return to the city and reclaim the Black family's respect and ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, enigmatic, disturbing
Plot: crimes, rivalry, vengeance, revenge, murder, organized crime, dishonesty, violence, betrayal, death, friendship, family relations ...
Place: usa
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50%
Burning Sands (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Deep into Hell Week, a favored pledgee is torn between honoring his code of silence or standing up against the intensifying violence of underground hazing.
Style: disturbing, tense, psychological, captivating, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: university, friendship, murder, crimes, disorder, youth, society, brotherhood, betrayal, death, obsession, dishonesty ...
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49%
Inherit the Viper (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Since the death of their father, the Riley siblings have kept their heads above water by illegally dealing in painkillers. Josie is managing the business with an iron fist, when her brother, War veteran Kip, is concerned that the risky business is ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, tense, suspenseful
Plot: drug dealing, family, small town, murder, parents and children, escapades, drug deal, rivalry, police, family relations, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Place: ohio, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Villain (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After 10 years, Eddie Franks is out of prison and trying to stay on the straight and narrow, but his drug-mule brother, Sean has other ideas. Rival gangster brothers demand Sean repay his debt to them, causing Eddie to get tangled in the crossfire, ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, disturbing, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, life is a bitch, family, rivalry, family relations, society, escapades, debt, violence, murder, police, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
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49%
 6.2
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Lockdown (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Avery (Jones) returns to college as a competitive swimmer after getting his life back on track. But his life takes another unexpected turn when he and his two friends (Bonds, Casseus) are wrongly accused of murder and end up in prison.
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: false accusation, prison riot, prison, prison rape, prison life, criminal heroes, redemption, life is a bitch, confined, murder, vengeance, family life ...
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#SquadGoals (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ambitious high school senior Samantha Hodges is a serious journalist, both for the school paper and for the yearbook, but she's just as serious about her friends, Nate, Gillian, and Rudy, all of whom are vying with her for a full-ride local ...
Style: psychological, captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: friendship, amateur detective, murder, mother daughter relationship, teenager, photographer, high school, allergy, high school principal, love triangle, crimes, high school student ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Court of Lonely Royals (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of disaffected twenty-somethings occupy a dystopic, hyper-urban Australia. They spend their time eating udon noodles, listening to Swedish pop music and committing mass executions for the police.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating
Plot: life is a bitch, crimes, society, prostitute, rivalry, vengeance, estrangement, destiny, hitman, distopia, future dystopia, lovers on the run ...
Time: future
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 3.9
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Fatal Secrets (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: "BALANCING THE BOOKS" is a character-driven suspense drama about an attractive woman who enlists the help of her two best friends to confront a traumatic experience she can no longer deny. Julia, divorced and successfully self-employed, ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: rivalry, dishonesty, crimes, couple relations, secret, maniac, uncover truth, murder, best friends, life is a bitch, domestic disturbance, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.9
 3K
Toro (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Toro (Spanish for "Bull") is a young con man and the right hand of Romano, a powerful mob boss in Torremolinos, Málaga (Andalusia, south to Spain). After Toro decides to leave Romano to get a life free of crime, his last sting fails, ...
Style: neo noir, exciting, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: mafia, chase, card playing, murder, fight, mob boss, niece, police, gangsters, brutality, crime boss, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century
Place: spain, andalusia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.0
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The Mire (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The town is shocked with a brutal double murder. The "Courier" hands the case to an experienced journalist - Witold Wanycz. At the same time, he learns about the mysterious suicide of two teenagers. Together with Piotr, a young journalist, ...
Style: suspense, thought provoking, suspenseful, psychological, dark ...
Plot: murder, life is a bitch, dishonesty, brutality, society, violence, police, organized crime, small town, crimes, hopes, swamp ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.4
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The Good Son (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young boy stays with his aunt and uncle, and befriends his cousin who's the same age. But his cousin begins showing increasing signs of psychotic behavior.
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: murder, problem child, children, parents and children, sociopath, disbelieving adult, manipulation, crimes, deception, sadism, child protagonist, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa, japan, asia, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.6
 6K
Nuts (1987)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A high-class call girl kills a customer in self-defense. To avoid scandal, her parents try to have her declared mentally incompetent. Not helping matters is that she is very distrustful of everybody, including her court-appointed attorney, and is ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: murder, self defense, courtroom drama, court, prostitute, hearing, mental illness, crimes, call girl, life is a bitch, hopes, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 4.8
 441
Deadline (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Deadline is the story of the murder of an African American youth in rural Alabama that has gone uninvestigated, unsolved, and unpunished for almost twenty years. That changes when Nashville Times reporter Matt Harper (Steve Talley) meets an ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, hopes, interracial relations, family relations, crimes, life is a bitch, injustice, redemption, idealism, price of justice, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tennessee, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.9
 463
Days of Terror (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the midst of a personal crisis, junior senator Maggie Davidson (Holly) ascertains that she's the subject of a terrorist plot.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political conspiracy, save the day, undercover, politics, crimes, terrorism, rivalry, dishonesty, state affairs, murder, human nature, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.8
 8K
Lila & Eve (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lila, a grief-stricken mother reeling from her son’s murder, attends a support group where she meets Eve, who urges her to take matters into her own hands to track down her son’s killers.
Style: serious, tense, exciting, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: murder, vengeance, crimes, track down, hidden identity, dishonesty, graphic violence, female protagonist, organized crime, female bonding, conspiracy, witness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Potter's Ground (2021)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A former Confederate marauder tries to make a clean start on a Texas dirt farm with his wife and young daughter. He quickly learns that sometimes the past just won't stay buried.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure, civil war, disguise, rivalry, murder, friendship, chase, death, violence, revenge, vengeance, treasure hunt ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.3
 291
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, tense, psychological, suspense, serious ...
Plot: gang, crimes, parents and children, family relations, murder, mafia, reprisal, father son relationship, lawyer, rivalry, graphic violence, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.8
 323
The Insurgents (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Set in a post-9/11 America, four Americans come together to build a truck bomb and plan to detonate it on a target in the U.S. Highlighting the days leading up to the event.
Style: serious, exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, conspiracy, politics, bomb, rebellion, vengeance, life is a bitch, state affairs, rivalry, terrorism, society, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.7
 120
Voyoucratie (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Voyoucratie is FGKO’s new film project. It’s a dramatic fiction about a young gangster’s chaotic path into life crushed by a criminal universe that he can’t escape from. It’s also about a frozen portrait of a youth trapped by a system that ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, tense, captivating ...
Plot: father son relationship, murder, money, heist, police, drug dealer, swashbuckler, gangsters, heroes, crimes, chase, going straight ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%