Movies like Black Circle Boys

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Black Circle Boys (1997)
 4.9
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Black Circle Boys (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young man moves to a new town after experiencing a tragedy and becomes involved with a gang of Satan-worshipping teens who believe they have supernatural powers. But by the time he realises he’s in too deep, it may be too late to escape.
Style: gothic, serious, captivating, suspense, tense, realistic
Plot: gang, occult, dysfunctional family, juvenile delinquency, leadership, social decay, teenage life, youth, friendship, violence spree, society, heavy metal culture, parents and children, heavy metal, murder, devil worship, family relations, loser, white trash, school, crimes, friends, suburbs, high school life, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to Black Circle Boys

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about youth, murder, teenage life, crimes, family relations, death and juvenile delinquency mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres. Some movies like Black Circle Boys: Little Athens (2005), Crime + Punishment in Suburbia (2000), On the Ice (2011), A Resurrection (2013), Bad Reputation (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.5
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Little Athens (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A day in Athens, Arizona, as teens and twenty-somethings navigate life without a compass. Jimmy has gambling debts and sees a chance to steal and sell a dead-man's stash of drugs. The corpse's cousin smells a rat. Jessica, who is ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: friendship, youth, eviction, kids in trouble, crime gone awry, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, teenage life, vengeance, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
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100%
Crime + Punishment in Suburbia (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is a contemporary fable loosely based on Fyodor Dostoyevsky's "Crime and Punishment". Roseanne is outwardly a perfect and popular teen. However, her image is hiding the abuse at her stepfather's hands, and she decides to ...
Style: disturbing, serious, psychological, clever, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: murder, high school, dysfunctional family, suburbs, americana, guilt, rape, trial, crime and punishment, obsession, youth, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 6.3
 937
On the Ice (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Barrow, Alaska, teenagers Qalli and Aivaaq find their bond tested when a seal-hunting trip goes wrong, resulting in the death of their friend.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, tense ...
Plot: friendship, family relations, grief, death, buddies, youth, parents and children, village, crimes, society, accidental death, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
A Resurrection (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A down to earth school psychologist tries to help a mentally ill student who actually believes his brother is coming back from the grave for revenge on the students who killed him.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, danger, supernatural, social relations, ghost, teenage boy, psychiatrist, investigation, fear, death of brother, high school, cemetery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 4.1
 713
Bad Reputation (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A high school girl wrongly branded as the school slut embraces her 'bad reputation' and takes revenge on the kids who have made her life a living hell.
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape and revenge, domineering mother, public humiliation, high school, alcoholic mother, party, gang rape, vengeance, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, teenage love, gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.6
 8K
Undertow (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Munns, father John and sons Chris and Tim, recede to the woods of rural Georgia. Their life together is forever changed with the arrival of Uncle Deel, though the tragedy that follows forces troubled Chris to become a man.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, harsh, depressing, intense ...
Plot: farm, juvenile delinquency, danger, lifestyle, parents and children, dysfunctional family, brother brother relationship, coming of age, murder, teenage boy, homelessness, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: georgia, usa, nebraska, iceland, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.8
 80K
Thirteen (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tracy is a normal 13-year-old trying to make it in school. After befriending the most popular girl at school, Evie, Tracy's world is turned upside down when Evie introduces her to a world of sex, drugs and cash. But it isn't long before ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, sincere, bleak ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, kids in trouble, coming of age, peer pressure, underage drinking, juvenile delinquency, addiction, family problems, friends, friendship, life is a bitch, theft ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, venice beach california, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Jimmy and Judy (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two misunderstood suburban kids challenge society and run from the police while documenting all of their deeds with a digital camera.
Style: rough, suspenseful, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murderous pair, on the run, vandalism, lovers on the run, camera, revenge, video camera, teenage life, society, danger, love, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 6.3
 2K
Firstborn (1984)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Because he's the oldest, Jake has been the man of the house, since his parents divorce. When Mom starts seeing Sam, who always seems to be trying some new way to get rich quick, and declares he's the man of the house now, Jake puts up with ...
Style: suspense, realistic, serious, biting, tense ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, woman in danger, family in danger, school, family relations, single parent, chase, little brother, teenager, society, domestic disturbance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Fierce People (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A massage therapist looking to overcome her addictions and reconnect with her son, whose father is an anthropologist in South America studying the Yanomani people, moves in with a wealthy ex-client.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: addiction, family relations, money, coming of age, single mother, parents and children, social differences, teenage life, life is a bitch, billionaire, summer, teenage boy ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 4.2
 827
Vampire Clan (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Five friends welcome real life vampirism into their lives. They cut their own wrists and let their friends drink from them. Rod, the leader, and a very psychotic young guy, ends up killing Heathers parents and stealing their car to go on a crazy ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, stylized, scary
Plot: murder, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, uncover truth, leadership, investigation, slasher, gory, suburbs, religions or cults, vampire, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, year 1996, 1990s, 2000s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.7
 2K
Mikey (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Mikey just needs a good stable home. He's bounced from foster home to foster home his whole life. He finally lands himself with a new loving family, but their perfect little child is not what he appears to be. His previous caretakers all died ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, juvenile delinquency, orphan, crimes, danger, unlikely criminals, crime, adoption, friendship, evil child, killer child, slasher ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.1
 3K
The New Kids (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A brother and sister arrive in a small town to help their relatives run an amusement park, and they find the town is terrorized by a local street gang.
Style: rough, captivating, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: gang, amusement park, orphan, small town, kidnapping, school dance, bully, pursuit, redneck, bullying, decapitation, attempted rape ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Everybody Dies But Me (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: One Monday morning Katya, Vika and Zhanna learn that there will be a school disco, their first disco, on the coming Saturday night. The girls feverishly start preparing for the event, which rapidly becomes the most important moment ever in their ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, youth, friendship, life is a bitch, family relations, high school life, dysfunctional family, parents and children, friends, society, social decay, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 3.4
 867
Devil's Prey (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of young adults attend an all-night rave, only to discover that it's a trap for a satanic cult that requires flesh for bloody sacrifices.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: religious cult, murder, devil worship, danger, religions or cults, supernatural, on the run, deadly, youth, crimes, small town life, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.1
 5K
Hellion (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When motocross and heavy metal obsessed, 13-year-old Jacob's delinquent behavior forces CPS to place his little brother Wes with his aunt, Jacob and his emotionally absent father must finally take responsibility for their actions and each other ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: motocross, social worker, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, dysfunctional family, family relations, parents and children, custody, estrangement, family problems, youth, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Massacre at Central High (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Maimed by bullies at a California high school, a new student (Derrel Maury) engineers acts of revenge.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, high school, school, psychopath, pursuit, prank, rivalry, gang, slasher, revenge, dead teenager, politics ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.1
 555
Ethan Mao (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Kicked out of his house because he's gay, Ethan Mao returns home to steal and ends up holding his family hostage on a fateful Thanksgiving Day.
Style: psychological, rough, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, thanksgiving, juvenile delinquency, haunted by the past, survival, parents and children, family in danger, teenage life, dysfunctional family, family problems, rehabilitation, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: boston, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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The Haunting of Molly Hartley (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When teenage Molly Hartley moves to a new town, she's haunted by terrifying visions that may have to do with dark secrets from her past. Something evil lurks just beneath the lush surfaces of her private-school world, and it holds the rights to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, supernatural, high school life, curses spells and rituals, teenage life, haunted by the past, parents and children, dealing with death, danger, back from the dead, graduation, mental illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.8
 2K
Bad Ronald (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A shy teenager accidentally kills a mocking peer, and his mother helps him hide in a spare room in their house. Problems arise when the mother goes for an operation and dies, and the house is sold to a new family, with the teen still living inside.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: murder, voyeur, psychopath, hidden room, secret, mental illness, teenager, voyeurism, death of mother, mysterious character, social misfits, crimes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Killing Mr. Griffin (1997)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The high school students didn't mean to kill Mr. Griffin. They wanted to make him suffer. But when their mean English teacher turns up dead, they have to find out who killed them before the police arrests them all.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, tense
Plot: high school, kidnapping, power relations, deadly, youth, protagonist as suspect, teenage life, teachers and students, vengeance, uncover truth, murder, high school life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.0
 675
Ghoul (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In the tradition of Stephen King’s Stand by Me, Chiller’s original film Ghoul – based on the celebrated novel by author Brian Keene — tells the story of three damaged children who set out to find who, or what, is behind a rash of local ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: investigation, riddles and clues, kids in trouble, friendship, danger, youth, missing person, teenage life, buddies, family problems, small town, imaginary ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.0
 10K
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: pets, vengeance, killing a dog, crimes, redemption, justice, murder, dog, small town, society, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Yelling to the Sky (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: As her family falls apart, seventeen year old Sweetness O'Hara is left to fend for herself in a neighborhood where her survival is uncertain.
Style: emotional, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: dysfunctional family, depression, counselor, alcoholic, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, going straight, family problems, hopes, coming of age, youth, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.1
 924
Blackrock (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In New South Wales, Jared surfs with his mates and has a first girl. He hosts a beach party for his older pal, Ricko, and witnesses four of his mates gang-rape a 15 year old. He does nothing, and the next day, she's found murdered. At school, ...
Style: tense, gloomy, rough, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, rape and murder, violence spree, drug dealing, crimes, gang, investigation, juvenile delinquency, society, deadly, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Sometimes They Come Back (1991)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Based on a short story by Stephen King, a man and his family return to his home town, but he is then harassed by teenagers that died when he was a kid.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Plot: high school, ghost, stephen king, family in danger, haunted by the past, murder, supernatural, bully, tunnel, train, school, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.8
 1K
The Cottage (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A romance novelist (David Arquette) moves into a "cottage" behind the home of a composer and his family. He seems sweet, but what do they really know about him?
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: tenant, family in danger, psychopath, crimes, suburbs, parents and children, couples, deadly, kidnapping, danger, family relations, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Hamiltons (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Hamilton's seem to be an ordinary American family, living in a small town in Northern California and dealing with the problems of everyday life. They've also been recently adjusting to the untimely death of their parents, but since ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, family secret, survival, slasher, twins, crimes, siblings relations, family life, kidnapping, gory, orphan ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.0
 16K
River's Edge (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A group of high school friends discover that they are in the presence of a killer. One of them, Samson, has murdered his girlfriend Jamie. He brags to his friends about killing her, and when they discover he is telling the truth, their reactions ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, gloomy, psychological, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: murder, friends, high school, small town, nudity (full frontal - brief), strangulation, family relations, juvenile delinquency, police, woman strangled to death, crime, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: oregon, usa, california, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.6
 4K
Home Movie (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Reverend David Poe and his psychiatrist wife trade hectic New York life for an idyllic rural farmhouse; the perfect place for 10 year old twins Jack & Emily to run, play and imagine. Documenting this lifestyle change, David decides to film ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious, realistic ...
Plot: killer child, found footage, twins, deadly, danger, crimes, family problems, siblings relations, family life, murder, cruelty, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%