Netflix movies and series: Gritty

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230 movies and series in the gritty category


La Troca del Moño Negro
After a drug lord barely survives an attempted assassination by a rival, it's up to his son to prove himself and show the rival's gang who's boss.
20 April 2017 | Movie | 2009 | 98 minutes
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Cold Harbour
When a war breaks out between competing gangs of smugglers in Cape Town, South Africa, an honest cop is pressured to work for a powerful crime lord.
20 April 2017 | Movie | 2013 | 72 minutes
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The Seven Five
3.50
This riveting film examines the case of Mike Dowd, a corrupt Brooklyn cop who became dirtier than the drug dealers he was supposed to be policing.
20 April 2017 | Documentaries | 2014 | 103 minutes
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Bala Loca
A veteran journalist starting a news site about corruption in Chile stumbles on a big story when a fellow investigative reporter dies suspiciously.
13 April 2017 | Show | 2016
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Escape from New York
3.55
In the near future, criminal and war hero Snake must rescue the President from New York City -- which has been turned into a maximum-security prison.
4 April 2017 | Movie | 1981 | 99 minutes
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Deuces
Assigned to go undercover to take down an impenetrable crime ring, a detective finds himself falling under the sway of its enigmatic leader.
4 April 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 87 minutes
Lockup: First Timers
This series highlights the culture shock of prison life from the perspective of the recently arrived, including teens, drug addicts and a former cop.
23 March 2017 | Show | 2015
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The Hollow Point
New straight-arrow sheriff Wallace finds he must join forces with brutal ex-lawman Leland to protect a troubled border town from a cartel hit man.
17 March 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 97 minutes
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Asian Connection
In Cambodia, two American robbers land in hot water when they inadvertently steal money from a mob boss, who demands more robberies as restitution.
17 March 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 91 minutes
Inside the Mob's Bloody Valentine
Johnny Fratto, son of Al Capone associate Louis Fratto, deconstructs the most famous mob murder in Chicago's history with help from local experts.
17 March 2017 | Documentaries | 2011 | 45 minutes
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Barrio 13 parte 3
After moving to the big city, a young drug addict retreats further into his destructive lifestyle and many vices, embracing a new world of crime.
17 March 2017 | Movie | 2007 | 84 minutes
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A Heavy Heart
Long past his heyday, a still-virile boxer tries to reconnect with his daughter as he confronts the onset of a terminal, degenerative neural disorder.
14 March 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 109 minutes
Blow
3.92
Cocaine smuggler George rises from poverty to become one of the biggest drug dealers in America before his eventual downfall.
14 March 2017 | Movie | 2001 | 123 minutes | Watch trailer
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Tiger
Aging boxer Ramón regains his vitality when he meets fierce young boxer Deborah, their unbridled passion causing him to forsake everyone around him.
2 March 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 97 minutes
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Tong: Memories
A tough young man with a short temper and no patience for bullies gains a legendary reputation as the best street fighter in Busan.
2 March 2017 | Show | 2016
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Memento
3.88
Suffering short-term memory loss after a head injury, Leonard Shelby embarks on a grim quest to find the lowlife who murdered his wife.
2 March 2017 | Movie | 2000 | 113 minutes
Lockup: Maximum Security
Go inside some of America's toughest maximum security prisons, where razor wire fences, inmate tension and danger for staff is a way of life.
23 February 2017 | Show | 2007
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Boy Missing
When her son is kidnapped and later found traumatized, a lawyer takes justice into her own hands, causing events that spiral out of control.
23 February 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 105 minutes
Aram, Aram
Newly orphaned Aram leaves Beirut to live with his grandfather in Los Angeles, and overwhelmed by culture shock, he falls prey to an Armenian gang.
23 February 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 79 minutes
Gomorrah
Mafia activity in Naples is at the center of this series, which focuses on internal struggles that follow after the head of a family is imprisoned.
16 February 2017 | Show | 2014
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Imperial Dreams
A young father returns home from jail eager to care for his son and become a writer, but crime, poverty and a flawed system threaten his plans.
9 February 2017 | Movie | 2014 | 86 minutes
May We Chat
A messaging app unites a mute prostitute, an unruly rich girl and a stormy young woman, three Hong Kong teens living in pain and excess.
2 February 2017 | Movie | 2014 | 98 minutes
Haraamkhor
A young schoolgirl embarks on a dangerous affair with her manipulative teacher, while a goofy younger classmate pursues his puppy-love crush on her.
2 February 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 92 minutes
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Magic Mike
3.15
Veteran male stripper Magic Mike introduces a new dancer known as the Kid to the pleasures -- and perils -- of their profession.
2 February 2017 | Movie | 2012 | 110 minutes
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Alleycats
After a bike courier stumbles upon an apparent murder, his resourceful sister, part of a crew of illegal street racers, begins to unravel the mystery.
26 January 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 100 minutes
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Mercury Plains
Running from his troubles in Texas, an aimless drifter takes up arms with a paramilitary group that says it's targeting Mexico's drug cartels.
20 January 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 102 minutes
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Cardboard Boxer
Gentle and broken, a homeless man fights others on video for money but soon finds comfort in an unlikely friend and the lost diary of a young girl.
20 January 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 88 minutes
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Berlin Calling
3.80
DJ Ickarus is at the top of his game, dazzling fans and touring the world -- until he gets locked in the loony bin after taking a few too many drugs.
20 January 2017 | Movie | 2008 | 105 minutes
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We Are Young. We Are Strong.
In 1992, three radically different residents of Rostock, Germany, become entangled in a violent xenophobic riot that rocks the beleaguered city.
20 January 2017 | Movie | 2014 | 123 minutes
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Last Knights
3.00
A nobleman who values his people's well-being over his emperor's edicts is killed. His knights vow revenge.
20 January 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 114 minutes
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La Troca del Moño Negro
After a drug lord barely survives an attempted assassination by a rival, it's up to his son to prove himself and show the rival's gang who's boss.
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