Movies like Charm City Kings

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Charm City Kings (2020)
 6.8
 100
Charm City Kings (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Mouse desperately wants to join The Midnight Clique, the infamous Baltimore dirt bike riders who rule the summertime streets. When Midnight’s leader, Blax, takes 14-year-old Mouse under his wing, Mouse soon finds himself torn between the straight-and-narrow and a road filled with fast money and violence.
Style: serious, atmospheric, exciting, uplifting, sentimental
Plot: life, street life, city life, legal, chases and races, biker, gang, motorcycle racing, street gang, motorcycle gang, law and order, outlaw gang, biker gang, teenage life, breaking the law, african american protagonist, life is a bitch, motorcycle chase, danger, gang of outlaws, teenager, motorcycle, motorcyclist, street racing, african american ...
Place: baltimore

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Most similar movies to Charm City Kings

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and sentimental films with plots about life is a bitch, society, youth, teenage life, gang, urban and city life mostly in Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Charm City Kings: Blood and Rain (2009), The Beat (1987), Biker Boyz (2003), Manila (2009), Hear No Evil (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
 195
Blood and Rain (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia, Argentina
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Taxi driver Jose begins his night shift bent on revenge after his brother's murder at the hands pf a violent gang. But when an accident brings him unexpectedly closer to his party-girl fare Angela, the damaged pair must struggle against forces ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, rough, bleak ...
Plot: murder, gang, crimes, partners, danger, chases and races, life is a bitch, neo noir, city life, vengeance, revenge, male nudity ...
Place: colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.0
 172
The Beat (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A new kid moves into a tough neighborhood controlled by gangs, and tries to teach them poetry.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy
Plot: gang, poetry, teenage life, fighting the system, youth, idealism, life is a bitch, rebellion, society, dedicated educator, crimes, stoners ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 4.7
 13K
Biker Boyz (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A mythic motorcycle tale of father and son", this is the story of Manuel Galloway, also known as "the King of Cali", the president of a motorcycle club whose members are all African-American men, mostly white-collar workers who ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: motorcycle, motorcycle race, gang, rebelliousness, chases and races, rise to the top, contests and competitions, family relations, rebellion, parent child relationship, biker, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.2
 82
Manila (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A tribute to filmmakers and National Artists Lino Brocka and Ishmael Bernal. In the "Day" segment, Piolo Pacual portrays the role of William, a drug addict who tries to rebuild his sense of self and reconnect with the people around him. ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: downfall, on the run, losing-it hero, addiction, boss and employee, crimes, life is a bitch, gang, nothing goes right, human nature, drug abuse, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: the philippines, asia, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.9
 124
Hear No Evil (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A freak accident jolts 15 year-old Shelby Carson (Jahnee Wallace) from her peaceful world of silence and seclusion to the center of a world of chaos, confusion and imminent danger. As she struggles to cope with her new found circumstances, Shelby ...
Style: suspenseful, emotional, serious, sentimental
Plot: teenage life, life turned upside down, youth, mute or deaf, miraculous event, danger, family problems, family in crisis, misfit, school, disorder, imaginary
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.2
 852
Lost Angels (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Rich L.A. party brat Tim (Adam Horovitz) spins into a cycle of despair after his parents divorce, and trying to fill the void with drugs and trouble only buys him a ticket to an asylum. But with the help of a psychiatrist (Donald Sutherland) who has ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: gang, redemption, coming of age, juvenile delinquency, youth, life is a bitch, teenage life, nightlife, dysfunctional family, estrangement, family problems, mentally unstable ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 648
On the Outs (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Follows the choices made by three young women - one a drug dealer, one an addict, one a pregnant teen - in Jersey City.
Style: rough, touching, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: asthma, single mother, drug dealer, teenage pregnancy, life is a bitch, lifestyle, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, kids in trouble, social misfits, youth, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.3
 634
America (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In "America," Dr. Maureen Brennan, a psychiatrist at a youth treatment center, encounters her newest patient, a bi-racial boy named America. Through their sessions, Dr. Brennan helps America come to terms with his roller-coaster life, ...
Style: psychological, sincere, realistic, serious, uplifting
Plot: youth, teenage life, custody, human spirit, family in crisis, sexual abuse, mental illness, doctors and patients, life is a bitch, healing power, family problems, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 5.7
 693
Not Today (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Caden Welles is living life as large as any 20-year-old could dream … until his eyes are opened to a world few Americans know still exists: a thriving human-trafficking trade. Spurred by a true purpose, an unlikely new friendship, and the prayers ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, sentimental, uplifting, thought provoking ...
Plot: hopes, human spirit, kids in trouble, life is a bitch, escapades, prostitute, society, obsessive quest, danger, youth, family problems, injustice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
I'm Gonna Explode (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Tale of a young couple who throw caution to the wind and set out in search of their true fate. Román is the son of a contemptible, right-leaning congressman. Recently enrolled in a new high school, the rebellious teen clumsily attempts to hang ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, rebelliousness, teenage love, friendship, romance, rebellion, youth, society, on the road, social differences, love and romance, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
States of Grace (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A drive-by shooting in Venice, California, changes the lives of five people forever. States of Grace tells the story of a homeless street preacher, Louis, a gang banger, Carl, an aspiring actress, Holly, and two young missionaries, Lozano and ...
Style: disturbing, touching, uplifting, christian film, realistic ...
Plot: redemption, mormon, human spirit, culture clash, going straight, life is a bitch, youth, juvenile delinquency, hopes, society, gang, church ...
Time: contemporary
Place: utah, italy, california, usa, venice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Coming of age story about two inner city youths, who are left to fend for themselves over the summer after their mothers are taken away by the authorities.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: life is a bitch, teenage life, lifestyle, homeless, friendship, urban ghetto life, youth, redemption, hopes, forceful separation, coming of age, working class ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.9
 1K
Zig Zag (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An autistic 15-year-old boy steals money from his boss to provide rent for his abusive father, who uses the money to repay a loan shark.
Style: sincere, rough, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: rebelliousness, teenage life, life is a bitch, society, crime, crimes, terminal illness, parents and children, family in crisis, urban ghetto life, mental illness, loan ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Second Chance (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ethan Jenkins (Michael W. Smith) and Jake Sanders (introducing Jeff Obafemi Carr) are both passionate pastors who worship the same God from the same book--but that's where the similarity ends. When they are suddenly thrown together in a tough ...
Style: serious, realistic, christian film, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: suburban life, fish out of water, clergy, crimes, rich and poor, city life, gang, buddies, suburbs, friends, power relations, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
 27K
Palo Alto (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Palo Alto weaves together three stories of teenage lust, boredom, and self-destruction: shy, sensitive April, torn between an illicit flirtation with her soccer coach and an unrequited crush on sweet stoner Teddy; Emily, who offers sexual favors to ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, touching, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, teenage life, teenage sexuality, high school life, high school student, unfulfillment, adolescence, youth, teenage girl, high school, loneliness, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Sky Is Gray (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Drama - From Ernest J. Gaines, author of "The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman," comes a deceptively simple, yet emotionally complex tale of a young boy's discovery of what it's like to be black in Louisiana during the ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, thought provoking, uplifting ...
Plot: racism, life is a bitch, society, injustice, family relations, bittersweet, parents and children, interracial relations, dentist, toothache, segregation, poverty ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 2K
The Loveless (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A small midwestern town descends into chaos with the arrival of a motorcycle gang.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: gang, diner, motorcycle, murder, skin, vengeance, parents and children, small town, small town life, kids in trouble, motorcycle chase, social relations ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Just Another Girl on the I.R.T. (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Chantel Mitchell (Ariyan Johnson), a hip, articulate, black high-school girl in Brooklyn, is determined not to become "just another girl on the IRT" (the IRT is one of NYC's subway lines). She dreams of medical school, a family, and ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, surprise ending
Plot: hip hop, pregnancy, brooklyn new york city, human nature, down on your luck, teenage life, against the odds, society, hopes, youth, coming of age, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
American Violet (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young single mother of four living in a small Texas town. Arrested during a drug raid and accused of a crime she didn't commit, Dee goes against the wishes of her mother, Alma, and rejects the plea-bargain that would free her from jail, but ...
Style: sentimental, rough, serious, realistic, sincere
Audience: girls' night
Plot: false accusation, testimony, injustice, racism, courtroom drama, urban ghetto, fighting the system, dedicated lawyer, life is a bitch, legal, racial issues, single mother ...
Time: 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.4
 10K
The Wanderers (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The streets of the Bronx are owned by 60’s youth gangs where the joy and pain of adolescence is lived. Philip Kaufman tells his take on the novel by Richard Price about the history of the Italian-American gang ‘The Wanderers.’
Style: realistic, serious, rough, sentimental, cult film ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: street gang, coming of age, gang, high school, gang war, cheerleader, pregnancy, gangsters, bittersweet, sexual content, profanity, lifestyle ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1963, 80s
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: rough, bleak, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, gang, crimes, ambition, criminal's revenge, gangsters, friends, estrangement, partners, rise and fall, life is a bitch, going straight ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, new orleans, california, usa, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, ...
Style: touching, clever, captivating, uplifting, inspirational ...
Plot: prison, human spirit, false accusation, prison escape, freedom, prison life, life is a bitch, life sentence, plot twist, criminal heroes, hopes, confined ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 60s, 50s, 40s ...
Place: usa, mexico, pacific ocean, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.9
 263
Our America (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The true story of two African-American teen radio reporters and their documentary investigation of a notorious child murder.
Style: rough, emotional, realistic, serious, controversial ...
Plot: journalism, murder, juvenile delinquency, uncover truth, teenage life, social decay, hopes, idealism, racism, human spirit, society, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Stand Against Fear (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A popular high school cheerleader finds herself under attack from school officials and friends when she accuses two star football players of sexually molesting her and another cheerleader.
Style: sentimental, gloomy, realistic, serious, uplifting
Plot: high school, sexual harassment, youth, price of justice, courtroom drama, legal, rebellion, unsupportive friend, courtroom, injustice, social relations, athlete's life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.4
 115
Johnny (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Johnny, the megalomaniac leader of a group of squeegee kids, finds a video camera and pushes his followers into "acting" out increasingly dangerous "scenes".
Style: bleak, rough, disturbing, realistic, serious ...
Plot: rebelliousness, urban ghetto life, down on your luck, teenage life, city life, urban, addiction, obsession, human nature, megalomaniac, dogma, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 311
Snow in August (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a world filled with hatred, their only hope was magic. Believe and anything can happen.
Style: touching, atmospheric, sentimental, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: culture clash, friendship, racism, rabbi, injustice, life is a bitch, human spirit, society, anti semitism, youth, vengeance, haunted by the past ...
Place: czech republic, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Pregnancy Project (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Pregnancy project tells the real story of Gaby Rodriguez, a seventeen-year-old who attended a Washington state high-school and made her senior school project the treatment of pregnant teenagers by pretending to be pregnant.
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, realistic, thought provoking
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, youth, high school, parents and children, family relations, pregnancy, dishonesty, teachers and students, power relations, social relations, high school life, teenager
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Reading Room (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Making good on a promise he made to his dying wife, a widower (Jones) opens a reading room, a place where people can learn to read. Despite his goodwill, problems in the neighborhood threaten his establishment.
Style: touching, sincere, uplifting, feel good, emotional ...
Plot: last wish, against the odds, human spirit, teachers and students, hopes, learning to read, underdog, dealing with death, society, city life, urban, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.5
 5K
How She Move (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After the death of Raya Green's(Rutina Wesley) sister, she gets out from her classes at school, and sees a stomp crew practicing. She meets Bishop(Dwain Murphy) which is the dance crew leader. She then meets Michelle and does a stomp battle ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: dance, dancing, hip hop, youth, contests and competitions, follow your dream, friendship, teenage life, hopes, dancer's life, lifestyle, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Christmas Miracle in Caufield, U.S.A. (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Television drama in which miners spend their Christmas Eve in a collapsed mine.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: danger, christmas, workplace situations, race against time, life is a bitch, heroes, escapades, adventure, daring rescue, chases and races, labor union, catastrophe ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%