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The Quiet (2005)

The Quiet (2005)

6.3/10 Crime, Drama, Thriller

Following the unexpected death of her father, a deaf teenager moves in with her godparents, where she discovers the cruel behaviour of their daughter may be indicative of a dark secret within the family.

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The Football Factory (2004)

The Football Factory (2004)

6.8/10 Crime, Drama

An insight on the gritty life of a bored male, Chelsea football hooligan who lives for violence, sex, drugs & alcohol.

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Adulthood (2008)

Adulthood (2008)

6.6/10 Crime, Drama

Six years after KiDULTHOOD, Sam Peel is released from jail for killing Trife, he realizes that life is no easier on the outside than it was on the inside and he's forced to confront the ... See full summary »

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Rampart (2011)

Rampart (2011)

5.8/10 Crime, Drama

Set in 1999 Los Angeles, veteran police officer Dave Brown, the last of the renegade cops, works to take care of his family, and struggles for his own survival.

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One True Thing (1998)

One True Thing (1998)

7.0/10 Drama

A career woman reassesses her parents' lives after she is forced to care for her cancer-stricken mother.

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La Haine (1995)

La Haine (1995)

8.1/10 Drama, Crime

24 hours in the lives of three young men in the French suburbs the day after a violent riot.

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Lymelife (2008)

Lymelife (2008)

6.9/10 Comedy, Drama, Romance

A family unit begins to bow under the pressure of a failing marriage.

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Boyz n the Hood (1991)

Boyz n the Hood (1991)

7.7/10 Drama, Crime

Follows the lives of three young males living in the Crenshaw ghetto of Los Angeles, dissecting questions of race, relationships, violence and future prospects.

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Fresh (1994)

Fresh (1994)

7.6/10 Thriller, Drama, Crime

Death and violence anger a twelve-year-old drug courier, who sets his employers against each other.

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Sweet Sixteen (2002)

Sweet Sixteen (2002)

7.4/10 Drama, Crime

Determined to have a normal family life once his mother gets out of prison, a Scottish teenager from a tough background sets out to raise the money for a home.

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Trash (2014)

Trash (2014)

7.2/10 Thriller, Drama, Crime, Adventure, Mystery

Set in Brazil, three kids who make a discovery in a garbage dump soon find themselves running from the cops and trying to right a terrible wrong.

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Juice (1992)

Juice (1992)

7.1/10 Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Four inner-city teenagers get caught up in the pursuit of power and happiness, which they refer to as "the juice".

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The Whistleblower (2010)

The Whistleblower (2010)

7.1/10 Action, Thriller, Drama, Crime, Biography

A drama based on the experiences of Kathryn Bolkovac, a Nebraska cop who served as a peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia and outed the U.N. for covering up a sex trafficking scandal.

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A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints (2006)

A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints (2006)

7.0/10 Crime, Drama

The movie is a coming-of-age drama about a boy growing up in Astoria, New York during the 1980s. As his friends end up dead, on drugs, or in prison. He comes to believe he has been saved from their fates by various so-called saints.

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Twelve (2010)

Twelve (2010)

5.7/10 Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

A young drug dealer watches as his high-rolling life is dismantled in the wake of his cousin's murder, which sees his best friend arrested for the crime.

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A Clockwork Orange (1971)

A Clockwork Orange (1971)

8.3/10 Drama, Crime, Science Fiction

In the future, a sadistic gang leader is imprisoned and volunteers for a conduct-aversion experiment, but it doesn't go as planned.

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Freedom Writers (2007)

Freedom Writers (2007)

7.5/10 Drama, Crime, Biography

A young teacher inspires her class of at-risk students to learn tolerance, apply themselves and pursue education beyond high school.

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Elle (2016)

Elle (2016)

7.1/10 Crime, Drama, Thriller

A successful businesswoman gets caught up in a game of cat and mouse as she tracks down the unknown man who raped her.

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Blue Ruin (2013)

Blue Ruin (2013)

7.1/10 Crime, Drama, Thriller

A mysterious outsider's quiet life is turned upside down when he returns to his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance. Proving himself an amateur assassin, he winds up in a brutal fight to protect his estranged family.

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Reservation Road (2007)

Reservation Road (2007)

6.7/10 Crime, Drama, Thriller

The lives of two families change forever after a fatal tragedy takes place on Reservation Road.

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Days of Wine and Roses (1962)

Days of Wine and Roses (1962)

7.9/10 Drama

An alcoholic marries a young woman, whom he systematically addicts to booze so they can share his "passion" together.

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