"This is my reality" movies.

by Crankitup_86 | created - 20 Apr 2016 | updated - 1 month ago | Public

movies to watch that are similar to story's that some people find them selves in real life :/ Crankitup_86

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1. Rosetta (1999)

R | 95 min | Drama

76 Metascore

Young and impulsive Rosetta lives with her alcoholic mother and, moved by despair, she will do anything to maintain a job.

Directors: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne | Stars: Émilie Dequenne, Fabrizio Rongione, Anne Yernaux, Olivier Gourmet

Votes: 11,003 | Gross: $0.26M

2. L'enfant (2005)

R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

87 Metascore

Bruno and Sonia, a young couple living off her benefit and the thefts committed by his gang, have a new source of money: their newborn son.

Directors: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne | Stars: Jérémie Renier, Déborah François, Jérémie Segard, Fabrizio Rongione

Votes: 16,077 | Gross: $0.65M

3. George Washington (2000)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama

82 Metascore

A group of children, in a depressed small town, band together to cover up a tragic mistake one summer.

Director: David Gordon Green | Stars: Candace Evanofski, Donald Holden, Damian Jewan Lee, Curtis Cotton III

Votes: 7,034 | Gross: $0.24M

4. Ratcatcher (1999)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama

76 Metascore

An unabashed kid navigates the filthy world of 1973 Glasgow, preoccupying himself with the equally poor youth around him.

Director: Lynne Ramsay | Stars: Tommy Flanagan, Mandy Matthews, William Eadie, Michelle Stewart

Votes: 7,440 | Gross: $0.22M

5. D'Ardennen (2015)

Unrated | 96 min | Drama

47 Metascore

A brutal home-jacking by two brothers goes hopelessly wrong, and one of them goes to prison. Four years later, his brother tries to help him get his life back on track.

Director: Robin Pront | Stars: Kevin Janssens, Jeroen Perceval, Veerle Baetens, Jan Bijvoet

Votes: 3,959 | Gross: $0.01M

6. Little Vera (1988)

Unrated | 110 min | Drama, Romance

A story about a young woman, Vera, who is somebody, living the life of a troubled teenager in the time right before the end of the Soviet Union. She lives in a very small Russian apartment ... See full summary »

Director: Vasili Pichul | Stars: Natalya Negoda, Andrey Sokolov, Yuriy Nazarov, Lyudmila Zaytseva

Votes: 1,480 | Gross: $1.26M

7. Fish Tank (2009)

Not Rated | 123 min | Drama

81 Metascore

Everything changes for 15-year-old Mia when her mum brings home a new boyfriend.

Director: Andrea Arnold | Stars: Katie Jarvis, Michael Fassbender, Kierston Wareing, Rebecca Griffiths

Votes: 53,584 | Gross: $0.37M

8. It's a Free World... (2007)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama

After being fired from her job, Angie teams up with her flatmate to find employment for immigrants.

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Kierston Wareing, Juliet Ellis, Leslaw Zurek, Joe Siffleet

Votes: 5,196

9. Adolescence (2018)

99 min | Drama, Romance | Completed

When a creative, sensitive teen from a dysfunctional family meets a beautiful, enigmatic runaway; his life is turned upside down when he travels the dark path with her toward parties and drug addiction.

Director: Ashley Avis | Stars: Mickey River, India Eisley, Romeo Miller, Tommy Flanagan

10. Candy (2006)

R | 108 min | Drama, Romance

57 Metascore

A poet falls in love with an art student who gravitates to his bohemian lifestyle -- and his love of heroin. Hooked as much on one another as they are on the drug, their relationship alternates between states of oblivion, self-destruction, and despair.

Director: Neil Armfield | Stars: Heath Ledger, Abbie Cornish, Geoffrey Rush, Tom Budge

Votes: 39,851 | Gross: $0.04M

11. All or Nothing (2002)

R | 128 min | Drama

72 Metascore

In a poor working class London home Penny's love for her partner, taxi-driver Phil, has run dry, but when an unexpected tragedy occurs, they and their local community are brought together, and they rediscover their love.

Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Timothy Spall, Lesley Manville, Ruth Sheen, Alison Garland

Votes: 8,962 | Gross: $0.12M

12. Red Road (2006)

Not Rated | 113 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

73 Metascore

Jackie works as a CCTV operator. Each day she watches over a small part of the world, protecting the people living their lives under her gaze. One day a man appears on her monitor, a man she thought she would never see again, a man she never wanted to see again. Now she has no choice, she is compelled to confront him.

Director: Andrea Arnold | Stars: Kate Dickie, Tony Curran, Martin Compston, Natalie Press

Votes: 11,102 | Gross: $0.15M

13. Sweet Sixteen (I) (2002)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama

86 Metascore

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.

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Martin Compston, Michelle Coulter, Annmarie Fulton, William Ruane

Votes: 11,891 | Gross: $0.03M

14. A Call Girl (2009)

90 min | Drama

Alexandra is a student from Krsko, a small town in Slovenia, while she studies the English language in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. She has a plan to conquer the world. Working as a ... See full summary »

Director: Damjan Kozole | Stars: Nina Ivanisin, Peter Musevski, Primoz Pirnat, Marusa Kink

Votes: 2,841

15. Wendy and Lucy (2008)

R | 80 min | Drama

80 Metascore

Over the summer, a series of unfortunate happening triggers a financial crisis for a young woman and she soon finds her life falling apart.

Director: Kelly Reichardt | Stars: Michelle Williams, Lucy, David Koppell, Max Clement

Votes: 14,293 | Gross: $0.86M

16. Naked (1993)

Not Rated | 132 min | Comedy, Drama

84 Metascore

Parallel tales of two sexually obsessed men, one hurting and annoying women physically and mentally, one wandering around the city talking to strangers and experiencing dimensions of life.

Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: David Thewlis, Lesley Sharp, Katrin Cartlidge, Greg Cruttwell

Votes: 28,659 | Gross: $1.77M

17. Sid and Nancy (1986)

R | 112 min | Biography, Drama, Music

76 Metascore

The relationship between Sid Vicious, bassist for British punk group The Sex Pistols, and his girlfriend Nancy Spungen is portrayed.

Director: Alex Cox | Stars: Gary Oldman, Chloe Webb, David Hayman, Debby Bishop

Votes: 26,433 | Gross: $2.83M

18. The Unloved (2009 TV Movie)

106 min | Drama

A film that gives a child's eye view of the U.K.'s government-run care system for orphans and children in danger.

Director: Samantha Morton | Stars: Molly Windsor, Robert Carlyle, Susan Lynch, Craig Parkinson

Votes: 936

19. Christiane F. (1981)

R | 138 min | Biography, Drama

This movie portrays the drug scene in Berlin in the 1970s, following tape recordings of Christiane F. 14-year-old Christiane lives with her mother and little sister in a typical multi-story... See full summary »

Director: Uli Edel | Stars: Natja Brunckhorst, Eberhard Auriga, Peggy Bussieck, Lothar Chamski

Votes: 18,719

20. Der freie Wille (2006)

Unrated | 163 min | Crime, Drama

A man is released from a mental institution after serving 9 years for multiple rape.

Director: Matthias Glasner | Stars: Jürgen Vogel, Sabine Timoteo, André Hennicke, Manfred Zapatka

Votes: 2,898

21. Lilya 4-Ever (2002)

R | 109 min | Crime, Drama

82 Metascore

Sixteen-year-old Lilja and her only friend, the young boy Volodja, live in Estonia, fantasizing about a better life. One day, Lilja falls in love with Andrej, who is going to Sweden, and invites Lilja to come along and start a new life.

Director: Lukas Moodysson | Stars: Oksana Akinshina, Artyom Bogucharskiy, Pavel Ponomaryov, Lyubov Agapova

Votes: 38,979 | Gross: $0.18M

22. Keane (2004)

R | 100 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

79 Metascore

A man in his early 30s (Keane) struggles with the supposed loss of his daughter from the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York, while fighting serious battles with schizophrenia. We can ... See full summary »

Director: Lodge Kerrigan | Stars: Damian Lewis, Abigail Breslin, Amy Ryan, Liza Colón-Zayas

Votes: 5,028 | Gross: $0.03M

23. City of God (2002)

R | 130 min | Crime, Drama

79 Metascore

In the slums of Rio, two kids' paths diverge as one struggles to become a photographer and the other a kingpin.

Directors: Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund | Stars: Alexandre Rodrigues, Leandro Firmino, Matheus Nachtergaele, Phellipe Haagensen

Votes: 620,017 | Gross: $7.56M

24. Pure (I) (2002)

R | 96 min | Drama

70 Metascore

A young boy trying to deal with his mother's heroin addiction befriends a waitress who helps him cope with the tough situation.

Director: Gillies MacKinnon | Stars: Harry Eden, Vinnie Hunter, Molly Parker, David Wenham

Votes: 2,416 | Gross: $0.10M

25. Chop Shop (2007)

Unrated | 84 min | Drama

83 Metascore

Alejandro, a resourceful street orphan on the verge of adolescence, lives and works in an auto-body repair shop in a sprawling junkyard on the outskirts of Queens, New York. In this chaotic world of adults, Alejandro struggles to make a better life for himself and his sixteen-year-old sister.

Director: Ramin Bahrani | Stars: Alejandro Polanco, Isamar Gonzales, Rob Sowulski, Carlos Zapata

Votes: 3,817 | Gross: $0.12M

26. Show Me Love (1998)

Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

73 Metascore

Two teenage girls in small-town Sweden. Elin is beautiful, popular, and bored with life. Agnes is friendless, sad, and secretly in love with Elin.

Director: Lukas Moodysson | Stars: Alexandra Dahlström, Rebecka Liljeberg, Erica Carlson, Mathias Rust

Votes: 46,236 | Gross: $0.17M

27. This Is England (2006)

Not Rated | 101 min | Crime, Drama

86 Metascore

A young boy becomes friends with a gang of skinheads. Friends soon become like family, and relationships will be pushed to the very limit.

Director: Shane Meadows | Stars: Thomas Turgoose, Stephen Graham, Jo Hartley, Andrew Shim

Votes: 107,811 | Gross: $0.33M

28. Ken Park (2002)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama

Ken Park is about several Californian skateboarders' lives and relationships with and without their parents.

Directors: Larry Clark, Edward Lachman | Stars: Adam Chubbuck, James Bullard, Seth Gray, Eddie Daniels

Votes: 27,035

29. Gummo (1997)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Drama

19 Metascore

Lonely residents of a tornado-stricken Ohio town wander the deserted landscape trying to fulfill their boring, nihilistic lives.

Director: Harmony Korine | Stars: Nick Sutton, Jacob Sewell, Lara Tosh, Jacob Reynolds

Votes: 27,992 | Gross: $0.02M

30. Thirteen (2003)

R | 100 min | Drama

70 Metascore

A thirteen-year-old girl's relationship with her mother is put to the test as she discovers drugs, sex, and petty crime in the company of her cool but troubled best friend.

Director: Catherine Hardwicke | Stars: Evan Rachel Wood, Holly Hunter, Nikki Reed, Vanessa Hudgens

Votes: 74,426 | Gross: $4.60M

31. Ballast (2008)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama

84 Metascore

A drama set in the Mississippi delta, where one man's suicide affects three people's lives.

Director: Lance Hammer | Stars: Micheal J. Smith Sr., JimMyron Ross, Tarra Riggs, Johnny McPhail

Votes: 2,081 | Gross: $0.08M

32. Tyrannosaur (2011)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama

65 Metascore

Joseph, a man plagued by violence and a rage that is driving him to self-destruction, earns a chance of redemption that appears in the form of Hannah, a Christian charity shop worker.

Director: Paddy Considine | Stars: Peter Mullan, Archie Lal, Jag Sanghera, Mike Fearnley

Votes: 27,453 | Gross: $0.02M

33. A Room for Romeo Brass (1999)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

65 Metascore

Two twelve-year-old boys, Romeo and Gavin, undergo an extraordinary test of character and friendship when Morell, a naive but eccentric and dangerous stranger, comes between them. Morell ... See full summary »

Director: Shane Meadows | Stars: Martin Arrowsmith, Dave Blant, Darren Campbell, Paddy Considine

Votes: 4,960 | Gross: $0.02M

34. 12 and Holding (2005)

R | 94 min | Drama

65 Metascore

After his twin brother is accidentally killed by vengeful bullies, a 12-year old boy and his friends face the harsh realities of death, teenage hormones, and family dysfunction.

Director: Michael Cuesta | Stars: Conor Donovan, Jesse Camacho, Zoe Weizenbaum, Annabella Sciorra

Votes: 6,427 | Gross: $0.10M

35. The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things (2004)

R | 97 min | Drama

27 Metascore

Seven-year-old Jeremiah is pulled from his foster home and thrown into a troubled life on the road with his teenage mother, Sarah.

Director: Asia Argento | Stars: Asia Argento, Dylan Sprouse, Cole Sprouse, Jimmy Bennett

Votes: 5,907 | Gross: $0.03M

36. The War Zone (1999)

R | 98 min | Drama

68 Metascore

An alienated teenager, saddened that he has moved away from London, must find a way to deal with a dark family secret.

Director: Tim Roth | Stars: Ray Winstone, Kate Ashfield, Annabelle Apsion, Lara Belmont

Votes: 8,761 | Gross: $0.25M

37. Scum (1979)

R | 98 min | Crime, Drama

An uncompromising story of life in a British juvenile offender institution in the 70's.

Director: Alan Clarke | Stars: Ray Winstone, Mick Ford, Julian Firth, John Blundell

Votes: 8,573

38. Tina Goes Shopping (1999 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama

The first film in the Tina trilogy, using the actual inhabitants of a tough Leeds council estate in the leading roles. Tina is a single mum who steals to order for her own `shopping' ... See full summary »

Director: Penny Woolcock | Stars: Dylan Fielding, Gwyn Hollis, Kelli Hollis, Colin Nutton

Votes: 98

39. Tina Takes a Break (2001 TV Movie)

65 min | Drama

The second in Penny Woolcock's Tina trilogy, Tina Takes A Break was made in 2001 and is the best of the TV outings. Set on a tough housing estate in Beeston, Leeds and employing the real ... See full summary »

Director: Penny Woolcock | Stars: Kath Barber, Lee Brimble, Rachel Brooksby, Mark Catley

Votes: 39

40. On the Outs (2004)

R | 86 min | Drama

66 Metascore

Follows the choices made by three young women - one a drug dealer, one an addict, one a pregnant teen - in Jersey City.

Directors: Lori Silverbush, Michael Skolnik | Stars: Anny Mariano, Judy Marte, Paola Mendoza, Dominic Colón

Votes: 635 | Gross: $0.05M

41. Love + Hate (2005)

86 min | Drama

Adam has grown up in a racial prejudiced community. Naseema belongs to a generation of Asian youth who have taken up violence. They want to break free of the small town inhibitions and ... See full summary »

Director: Dominic Savage | Stars: Tracy Brabin, Mohammed Rafique, Miriam Ali, Dean Andrews

Votes: 564

42. Tjuvheder (2015)

92 min | Crime, Drama

The story of two women's newfound friendship and their struggles in Stockholm underworld.

Director: Peter Grönlund | Stars: Malin Levanon, Lo Kauppi, Tomasz Neuman, Jan Mattson

Votes: 1,197

43. Little Criminals (1995 TV Movie)

120 min | Crime, Drama

Des is an eleven year old kid who has had a really bad deal in life. Crime and mischief are the main staples of his life and he and his friends cruise around the city and do things like ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Surjik | Stars: Brendan Fletcher, Myles Ferguson, Adam Harrison, Jordan Clarke

Votes: 678

44. EastEnders: Dot's Story (2003 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama

Dot travels to Wales to visit the now very ill woman whom she stayed with during World War II.

Director: Joanna Hogg | Stars: June Brown, Jade Capstick, Gwenllian Davies, Dafydd Emyr

Votes: 33

45. Beach Rats (2017)

R | 98 min | Drama

78 Metascore

A Brooklyn teenager spends his days experimenting with drugs and looking online for older men to meet with.

Director: Eliza Hittman | Stars: Harris Dickinson, Madeline Weinstein, Kate Hodge, Neal Huff

Votes: 7,779 | Gross: $0.47M

46. Crown Heights (2017)

R | 94 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

64 Metascore

When Colin Warner is wrongfully convicted of murder, his best friend Carl King devotes his life to proving Colin's innocence.

Director: Matt Ruskin | Stars: Lakeith Stanfield, Nnamdi Asomugha, Natalie Paul, Luke Forbes

Votes: 1,294 | Gross: $0.24M

47. The Land (2016)

R | 104 min | Drama

50 Metascore

Four teenage boys devote their summer to escaping the streets of Cleveland, Ohio, by pursuing a dream life of professional skateboarding. But when they get caught in the web of the local ... See full summary »

Director: Steven Caple Jr. | Stars: Jorge Lendeborg Jr., Moises Arias, Rafi Gavron, Ezri Walker

Votes: 1,411 | Gross: $0.02M

48. There Are No Children Here (1993 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

From Publishers Weekly The devastating story of brothers Lafayette and Pharoah Rivers, children of the Chicago ghetto, is powerfully told here by Kotlowitz, a Wall Street Journal reporter ... See full summary »

Director: Anita W. Addison | Stars: Oprah Winfrey, Keith David, Mark Lane, Norman D. Golden II

Votes: 168

49. Mudbound (2017)

R | 134 min | Drama, War

85 Metascore

Two men return home from World War II to work on a farm in rural Mississippi, where they struggle to deal with racism and adjusting to life after war.

Director: Dee Rees | Stars: Jonathan Banks, Carey Mulligan, Garrett Hedlund, Jason Clarke

Votes: 29,487

50. Mobile Homes (2017)

105 min | Drama

A young mother drifts from one motel to the next with her intoxicated boyfriend, and her 8-year-old son. The makeshift family scrapes by, living one hustle at a time, until the discovery of... See full summary »

Director: Vladimir de Fontenay | Stars: Imogen Poots, Callum Turner, Callum Keith Rennie, Roger Barnes

Votes: 438

51. Hot Summer Nights (2017)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama