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Streeters (2001)
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Streeters (2001)
Original name: De La Calle
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Authentic and committed, moving and stormy drama of street kids from Mexico City. Wonderful adaptation of successful play about street kids who have more trouble with corrupt cops, than with dirty and heavy work.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, bleak, realistic
Plot: gang, juvenile delinquency, social decay, kids in trouble, youth, crimes, life is a bitch, society, drug dealing, police corruption, urban ghetto life, social misfits, down on your luck, male rape, gay, incest, transvestism, coming of age, innocence lost, urban ghetto, female nudity, transvestite, gay interest, incest rape
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, bleak and rough films with plots about society, life is a bitch, youth, urban ghetto life, juvenile delinquency, crimes and urban ghetto mostly in Drama, Crime and Action genres. Some movies like Streeters: Bullet Boy (2004), Without Destination (2002), Five Star (2014), Barbarians (2014), Bomb the System (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: serious, realistic, rough, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: urban ghetto life, youth, gangsters, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, going straight, kids in trouble, social decay, friendship, gang, society, orphan ...
Time: contemporary
Place: africa, london, england, europe
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Without Destination (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sin Destino follows the life of a 15 year old Mexican boy, Francisco, as he struggles to survive on the streets. His primary source of income is money raised by prostituting himself to men for sex, and the film implies that this learned behaviour ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, atmospheric, rough, sexy ...
Plot: coming of age, kids in trouble, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, society, youth, life is a bitch, drug abuse, haunted by the past, sexual abuse, urban ghetto life, addiction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, mexico
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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, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: gang, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto life, haunted by the past, crimes, coming of age, adolescence vs adulthood, teaching the ways of the world, society, gangsters, graphic violence, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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93%
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Barbarians (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Serbia, Montenegro, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Duration: 87 min.
Story: "Barbarians" is a teenage drama about coming of age in a world where there is no opportunity. A portrait of a young generation growing up in a society of lost values.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, sincere, tense ...
Plot: teenage rebellion, juvenile delinquency, social decay, life is a bitch, crimes, youth, society, realism, friendship between boys, troubled youth, coming of age, boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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Bomb the System (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Anthony ‘Blest’ (Mark Webber) is one of the most talented and notorious graffiti artists in New York City. Despite the tragic loss of his older brother during a nightly 'bombing' foray with a graffiti crew, Anthony has the same ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful, rough
Plot: street art, gang, juvenile delinquency, social decay, hip hop, kids in trouble, life is a bitch, youth, crimes, society, teenage life, politics ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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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: serious, touching, rough, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: asthma, teenage pregnancy, drug dealer, single mother, kids in trouble, teenage life, lifestyle, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, addiction, gang, drug dealing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
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91%
The Rose Seller (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: 13-year-old Monica leads a street life, making her living by selling flowers to couples in local nightspots, she is joined by 10-year-old Andrea who runs out of her house after her mother beats her.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, bleak, rough
Plot: gang, children, feminist, juvenile delinquent, street kid, poverty, injustice, urban ghetto, kids in trouble, rich and poor, alcohol abuse, drug abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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Stryker (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The film follows a 14-year-old arsonist in Winnipeg who becomes involved in a turf war between the Indian Posse and the Asian Bomb Squad (a now defunct Filipino gang). He is known only as Stryker, a slang term for a prospective gang member.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, tense, bleak
Plot: gang, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, rivalry, life is a bitch, youth, crimes, coming of age, society, urban ghetto life, nudity (full frontal - brief), urban ghetto ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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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, tense, suspense, realistic
Plot: gang, tough heroes, juvenile delinquency, social decay, life is a bitch, crimes, drug dealing, going straight, kids in trouble, society, teenage life, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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Macondo (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A drama centered on an 11-year-old Chechnyan refugee living in Vienna whose life is thrown into disarray when a friend of his deceased father materializes.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, gloomy
Plot: coming of age, youth, interracial relations, immigrants, society, life is a bitch, misfit, boy, father, urban ghetto, little boy, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Boy Called Twist (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Africa
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The harrowing tale of a South African street-kid's search for love, based on Dickens' classic story. Growing up neglected in a rural orphanage, Twist escapes to the unpredictable freedom of Cape Town, where he falls in with Fagin's ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: youth, street kid, juvenile delinquency, young heroes, life is a bitch, crimes, dishonesty, orphan, society, gang, cons and scams, rich and poor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
If Nothing Else Works Out (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 2006, a journalist in financial problems, a woman who dresses as a man and a troubled taxi driver become friends, and gradually, an awkward, strong emotional bond emerges among them, especially when they decide to play a confidence game.
Style: serious, rough, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, crimes, life is a bitch, injustice, human nature, drug abuse, social decay, drug dealing, society, prostitute, unemployment, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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1 Out of 7 (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Runaway teen Lexi find herself alone and pregnant on the streets. Seemingly beyond hope, she must turn to Devon, a woman with her own demons, to help her find a way back from her past mistakes.
Style: sincere, rough, realistic, serious, bleak
Audience: kids
Plot: homeless, life is a bitch, teenage life, kids in trouble, love, family problems, society, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, youth, escape, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.1
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15: The Movie (2003)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Singapore
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Fast, frenetic, and furious best describe the story of five teenage boys all but abandoned by the system, estranged from any parents, and discarded by life in general. They build a world of there own in which gangs, drugs, fighting, body piercing, ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, bleak, homoerotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gangsters, friendship, youth, gang, juvenile delinquency, hardcase students, teenage life, drug dealer, urban ghetto, kids in trouble, drug dealing, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: singapore, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 7.2
 4K
Blue Spring (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Soon after being named the new leader of his high school's gang system, Kujo grows bored with the violence and hatred that surround him. He wants desperately to abandon his post… but his once-enviable position of power has a strange way of ...
Style: bleak, realistic, disturbing, serious, manga
Audience: teen drama
Plot: juvenile delinquency, crimes, rivalry, gang, society, life is a bitch, teenage life, high school life, friendship, high school, youth, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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81%
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Anne B. Real (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: ANNE B. REAL is the coming of age story of a young female rapper, who finds her inspiration by reading the Diary of Anne Frank.
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, touching, contemplative
Plot: hip hop, lifestyle, introspection, teenage life, urban ghetto, youth, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, family life, urban ghetto life, siblings relations, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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79%
 6.3
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Clash (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 60 min.
Story: "Engwkentro" follows two teenage brothers attempting to escape an unnamed city controlled by an iron-fisted mayor. They must first break away from the cycle of crime, while trying to run from rival gang leaders and the state's ...
Style: serious, tense, rough, disturbing, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, mayor, politics, juvenile delinquency, social decay, vigilantism, moral dilemma, rivalry, youth, life is a bitch, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Almost Brothers (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, Chile, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The strange friendship between two men of opposite social classes. Miguel is a senator. His childhood friend Jorge is a major drug-dealer. In the 1970s, they meet in prison: Miguel was there for political reasons, and Jorge, as a common criminal.
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, captivating, entertaining
Plot: friendship, prison, social differences, jail, friends, society, gang, politics, youth, drug dealing, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 50s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil
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77%
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Like a Puppet Out of Strings (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two Brothers; Tom and Felipe, have moved up the ranks of the street gangs because they have no greater devotion than the protection of each other. Luis, former gang member, is now a cop, his life having been turned around by Angelica, a female cop. ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: gang, juvenile delinquency, going straight, crimes, law enforcement, society, youth, redemption, urban ghetto, murder, brother brother relationship, life is a bitch ...
Time: future
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76%
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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: serious, touching, rough, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: rebelliousness, teenage life, life is a bitch, crimes, terminal illness, society, family in crisis, parents and children, urban ghetto life, mental illness, underdog, loan ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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76%
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 ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, tense, bleak
Plot: gangsters, urban ghetto life, gang, racism, crimes, social decay, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, police investigation, dysfunctional family, city life, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
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75%
Hour of the Star (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Macabea has just moved to the big city after her aunt, who raised her, died. She gets a job as a typist and moves into a boarding house with three other women. In her spare time she listens to time Radio Station; on Sundays she likes to ride the ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere
Plot: urban ghetto life, countryside, rich and poor, city life, social decay, working class, down on your luck, urban ghetto, oracle, longing, life is a bitch, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: sao paulo brazil, brazil
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75%
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The Delay (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Uruguay, Mexico, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Agustín forgets things; he is aging and he knows it. María is never alone: she watches over everyone, sleeps very little, and works too much. She’s increasingly overwhelmed. One day, on impulse, María decides to abandon Agustín. The tightening ...
Style: touching, thought provoking, atmospheric, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, life is a bitch, society, working class, family life, mental illness, single parent, urban ghetto life, old man, poverty, nursing, urban ghetto ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, uruguay
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75%
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The Incredible Mrs. Ritchie (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A troubled teen is given the chance to redeem his criminal debt to society
Style: touching, serious, emotional, sentimental, realistic
Audience: teen drama
Plot: youth, family relations, self discovery, friendship, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, adolescence vs adulthood, human nature, parents and children, life is a bitch, elderly, society ...
Time: contemporary
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74%
The Other Family (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Jean Paul and Chema have been together ten years. They have successful careers, a comfortable home and many friends. But that's all turned turned upside down when close friend Ivana rescues Hendrix from his broken home and asks them to care for ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, queer cinema
Plot: gay, gay adoption, youth, drug addiction, adoption, family relations, overdose, child trafficking, society, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, drug abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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74%
White Irish Drinkers (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A coming of age story set in 1975 working-class Brooklyn, in which two teenage brothers living with their abusive father and their well-meaning but ineffective mother are caught up in a life of petty crime. Older brother Danny concocts a daring ...
Style: emotional, sincere, realistic, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, crimes, life is a bitch, family problems, parents and children, family life, siblings relations, hopes, society, working class, domestic disturbance, sex ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, ireland, new york
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73%
The Knife That Killed Me (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A journey through the memories of teenager Paul Varderman as he reflects on the events leading to the fatal moment his life is cut short. Paul moves to a new school and becomes involved with 'The Freaks', a group on the periphery of school ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, teenage life, gang, high school life, crimes, downfall, youth, high school, kids in trouble, social relations, unfulfillment, barefoot male
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.7
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Holly (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, France, Israel, Cambodia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Shot on location in Cambodia, including many scenes in actual brothels in the notorious red light district of Phnom Penh, HOLLY is a captivating, touching and emotional experience. Patrick, an American card shark and dealer of stolen artifacts, has ...
Style: disturbing, emotional, bleak, touching, psychological ...
Plot: innocence lost, child prostitution, lifestyle, going straight, young heroes, prostitute, life is a bitch, society, hopes, social decay, sexual abuse, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cambodia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: gang, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, vengeance, social decay, gang leader, rivalry, crimes, life is a bitch, urban ghetto life, youth, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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: realistic, serious, emotional, rough, sincere ...
Plot: journalism, murder, juvenile delinquency, social decay, uncover truth, teenage life, life is a bitch, hopes, society, lifestyle, youth, racism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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72%