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A teenager finds his dreams of becoming a basketball star threatened after he free falls into the harrowing world of drug addiction.
IMDb : 73
Rotten tomatoes : 46
Metacritic : 46
Year: 1995
Runtime: 102 min
Director: Scott Kalvert
Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Lorraine Bracco, Marilyn Sokol, James Madio
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  1. Jamesy Boy
  2. A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints
  3. Wassup Rockers
  4. Wonderland
  5. Pixote
  6. Another Day in Paradise
  7. Burnt Money
  8. Pure
  9. Less Than Zero
  10. Blood In, Blood Out
  11. Boyz n the Hood
  12. Love the Hard Way
  13. Kill Your Darlings
  14. Birds of America
  15. Lovelace
  16. As Tears Go By
  17. Empire
  18. Kidulthood
  19. Mysterious Skin
  20. Empire Falls
  21. Our Lady of the Assassins
  22. Ex Drummer
  23. The United States of Leland
  24. Trade


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Jamesy Boy
IMDb : 63
Rotten tomatoes : 26
Metacritic : 29
Actors: Spencer Rocco Lofranco, Mary-Louise Parker, Ving Rhames, James Woods
A young gang member turns his life around in prison, thanks to the friendship he forms with a convicted murderer who becomes his mentor.
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A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints
IMDb : 70
Rotten tomatoes : 76
Metacritic : 67
Actors: Dianne Wiest, Robert Downey Jr., Shia LaBeouf, Melonie Diaz
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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Wassup Rockers
IMDb : 60
Rotten tomatoes : 36
Metacritic : 56
Actors: Jonathan Velasquez, Francisco Pedrasa, Milton Velasquez, Usvaldo Panameno
Instead of adhering to the norms of their South Central neighborhood, a group of skater boys opt to bus into Hollywood and Beverly Hills, where they attract local rich girls - and plenty of...
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Wonderland
IMDb : 66
Rotten tomatoes : 33
Metacritic : 43
Actors: Kate Bosworth, Carrie Fisher, Val Kilmer, Kim Marriner
In the police investigation of a brutal crime scene, one man was at the center of it all: legendary porn star John Holmes.
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Pixote
IMDb : 80
Rotten tomatoes : 100
Metacritic : 0
Actors: Fernando Ramos da Silva, Jorge Julião, Gilberto Moura, Edilson Lino
The life of a boy in the streets of Sao Paulo, involved with little crimes, prostitution, etc
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Another Day in Paradise
IMDb : 65
Rotten tomatoes : 57
Metacritic : 0
Actors: James Woods, Melanie Griffith, Vincent Kartheiser, Natasha Gregson Wagner
In the hope of a big score, two junkie couples team up to commit various drug robberies which go disastrously wrong leading to dissent, violence and murder.
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Burnt Money
IMDb : 72
Rotten tomatoes : 77
Metacritic : 68
Actors: Leonardo Sbaraglia, Eduardo Noriega, Pablo Echarri, Leticia Brédice
Nene & Angel and their accomplice Cuervo participate in a botched bank robbery in 1965 Buenos Aires, then hide out from the police in Uruguay while the gang breaks down.
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Pure
IMDb : 70
Rotten tomatoes : 0
Metacritic : 70
Actors: Harry Eden, Vinnie Hunter, Molly Parker, David Wenham
A young boy trying to deal with his mother's heroin addiction befriends a waitress who helps him cope with the tough situation.
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Less Than Zero
IMDb : 64
Rotten tomatoes : 54
Metacritic : 0
Actors: Andrew McCarthy, Jami Gertz, Robert Downey Jr., James Spader
A college freshman returns to L.A. for the holidays at his ex-girlfriend's request, but discovers that his former best friend has an out-of-control drug habit.
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Blood In, Blood Out
IMDb : 80
Rotten tomatoes : 55
Metacritic : 0
Actors: Damian Chapa, Jesse Borrego, Benjamin Bratt, Enrique Castillo
Based on the true life experiences of poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, the film focuses on step-brothers Paco and Cruz, and their bi-racial cousin Miklo. It opens in 1972, as the three are members...
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Boyz n the Hood
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 96
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Hudhail Al-Amir, Lloyd Avery II, Angela Bassett, Miya McGhee
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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Love the Hard Way
IMDb : 64
Rotten tomatoes : 28
Metacritic : 42
Actors: Adrien Brody, Charlotte Ayanna, Jon Seda, August Diehl
The story of a petty thief who meets an innocent young woman and brings her into his world of crime while she teaches him the lessons of enjoying life and being loved.
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Kill Your Darlings
IMDb : 65
Rotten tomatoes : 75
Metacritic : 65
Actors: Daniel Radcliffe, Dane DeHaan, Michael C. Hall, Jack Huston
A murder in 1944 draws together the great poets of the beat generation: Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs.
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Birds of America
IMDb : 62
Rotten tomatoes : 0
Metacritic : 0
Actors: Matthew Perry, Ben Foster, Ginnifer Goodwin, Lauren Graham
A regular guy struggles with a repressive home and professional life, as well as making amends for the trouble his free-spirited brother and sister cause about town.
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Lovelace
IMDb : 62
Rotten tomatoes : 52
Metacritic : 51
Actors: Amanda Seyfried, Peter Sarsgaard, Sharon Stone, Robert Patrick
The story of Linda Lovelace, who is used and abused by the porn industry at the behest of her coercive husband, before taking control of her life.
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As Tears Go By
IMDb : 71
Rotten tomatoes : 82
Metacritic : 0
Actors: Andy Lau, Maggie Cheung, Jacky Cheung, Alex Man
Mid-level gangster Wah falls in love with his beautiful cousin, but must also continue to protect his volatile partner-in-crime and friend, Fly.
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Empire
IMDb : 60
Rotten tomatoes : 21
Metacritic : 38
Actors: John Leguizamo, Peter Sarsgaard, Denise Richards, Vincent Laresca
A successful South Bronx drug dealer turns his back on his roots and gives money to a Wall Street broker to invest for him.
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Kidulthood
IMDb : 68
Rotten tomatoes : 0
Metacritic : 0
Actors: Aml Ameen, Red Madrell, Noel Clarke, Adam Deacon
A day in the life of a group of troubled 15-year-olds growing up in west London.
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Mysterious Skin
IMDb : 77
Rotten tomatoes : 85
Metacritic : 73
Actors: Chase Ellison, George Webster, Rachael Nastassja Kraft, Lisa Long
A teenage hustler and a young man obsessed with alien abductions cross paths, together discovering a horrible, liberating truth.
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Empire Falls
IMDb : 74
Rotten tomatoes : 0
Metacritic : 0
Actors: Robin Wright, Aidan Quinn, Joanne Woodward, Dennis Farina
A decaying New England town is the backdrop for its unique citizens, led by unassuming restaurant manager Miles Roby.
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Our Lady of the Assassins
IMDb : 68
Rotten tomatoes : 0
Metacritic : 73
Actors: Germán Jaramillo, Anderson Ballesteros, Juan David Restrepo, Manuel Busquets
The tempestuous love story between Fernando, an older man who has recently returned to his crime-ridden drug capitol hometown of Medellin, Colombia and the gun-happy 16-year-old assassin ...
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Ex Drummer
IMDb : 70
Rotten tomatoes : 44
Metacritic : 36
Actors: Dries Vanhegen, Norman Baert, Gunter Lamoot, Sam Louwyck
Three handicapped losers who form a band ask famous writer Dries to be their drummer. He joins the band and starts manipulating them.
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The United States of Leland
IMDb : 71
Rotten tomatoes : 34
Metacritic : 37
Actors: Don Cheadle, Ryan Gosling, Chris Klein, Jena Malone
A young man's experience in a juvenile detention center that touches on the tumultuous changes that befall his family and the community in which he lives.
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Trade
IMDb : 74
Rotten tomatoes : 31
Metacritic : 42
Actors: Kevin Kline, Cesar Ramos, Alicja Bachleda, Paulina Gaitan
Adriana is a 13-year-old girl from Mexico City whose kidnapping by sex traffickers sets in motion a desperate mission by her 17-year-old brother, Jorge, to save her. Trapped and terrified ...
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