Netflix movies and series: Gritty

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226 movies and series in the gritty category


Peepli Live
4.05
Two indigent farmers consider suicide so that their families can collect a government subsidy that's paid to the relatives of deceased farmers.
13 December 2017 | Movie | 2010 | 109 minutes
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Dhobi Ghat (Mumbai Diaries)
3.55
In this intimate drama, circumstances draw together four people from different castes -- which would normally preclude them from forming friendships.
13 December 2017 | Movie | 2010 | 102 minutes
The Worthy
3.34
In the near future, with civilization a thing of the past, a man puts his family in peril when he reluctantly lets outsiders into his compound.
7 December 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 99 minutes
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The Prison
3.25
A cop-turned-convict discovers a crime syndicate inside a prison lorded over by an inmate crime boss -- and joins in on their nightly heists.
24 November 2017 | Movie | 2017 | 125 minutes
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O21
4.15
An Afghan militant steals a microchip containing the names of corporations and investors who want to exploit Afghanistan's mineral reserves.
24 November 2017 | Movie | 2014 | 123 minutes
Ab Tak Chhappan
3.95
Based on a true story, an honest Mumbai police inspector must contend with a new commissioner, who is believed to have friends in the underworld.
16 November 2017 | Movie | 2004 | 129 minutes
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Hickok
2.50
While serving as the marshal of rowdy Abilene, Kansas, "Wild Bill" Hickok uses guns and gall to tidy up the lawless frontier town.
16 November 2017 | Movie | 2017 | 88 minutes
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Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992
3.75
This documentary chronicles simmering tension and broken trust between L.A.'s black community and police in the decade before the Rodney King riots.
9 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 143 minutes
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Running Wild
A by-the-book prosecutor teams up with a rule-smashing police detective to bring down a powerful gangster with deadly connections.
5 October 2017 | Movie | 2006 | 144 minutes
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Set Up
3.10
A diamond heist goes horribly wrong, and the group of friends who sought to make a fortune must instead fight for their very survival.
5 October 2017 | Movie | 2011 | 84 minutes
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The Bad Batch
2.79
Banished to a wasteland of undesirables, a young woman struggles to find her feet among a drug-soaked desert society and an enclave of cannibals.
28 September 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 119 minutes
Taxi Driver
3.45
After his father dies, a young mechanic moves to the city to drive the old man’s taxi, and encounters assassins and a motley crew of urban weirdos.
21 September 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 94 minutes
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Rumble
2.17
An ex-MMA champion reduced to fixing fights in Mexico must win one last match to save his girlfriend, who's been kidnapped by the mob.
21 September 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 91 minutes
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Half Nelson
3.45
An improbable friendship between drug-addicted educator Dan Dunne and streetwise kid Drey may lead them to deliverance -- or destruction.
21 September 2017 | Movie | 2006 | 102 minutes
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead
3.41
The perfect crime goes horribly wrong for brothers Andy and Hank when they botch a robbery of their parents' jewelry store.
21 September 2017 | Movie | 2007 | 116 minutes
Hard Tide
2.30
A drug dealer who's been emulating his father's successful criminal career is forced to go on the run with a young girl in this fact-based thriller.
14 September 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 79 minutes
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The Lost Brother
2.37
While settling the affairs of his murdered mother and brother, a man partners with a local thug in a life insurance scam, putting him on a dark path.
7 September 2017 | Movie | 2017 | 112 minutes
Gone Baby Gone
3.86
When a 4-year-old girl vanishes from a rough Boston neighborhood and cops offer little help, her family hires two private detectives to find answers.
7 September 2017 | Movie | 2007 | 113 minutes
Pekak
3.20
Desperate to escape her tyrannical father, a rebellious teen befriends a deaf drug pusher who's saving up his money for cochlear implants.
31 August 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 95 minutes
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Urban Hymn
3.10
An inspiring social worker tries to encourage a troubled teenager with a painful past to embrace her talent for singing.
17 August 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 114 minutes
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Max Manus: Man of War
3.70
During World War II, Max Manus -- who would become one of Norway's greatest war heroes -- joins the Resistance.
2 August 2017 | Movie | 2008 | 113 minutes
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Barrio de Cholos
In the slums of Tijuana, an ambitious young man struggles to break free from an oppressive life to head north of the border in pursuit of his dreams.
27 July 2017 | Movie | 2002 | 94 minutes
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City of Tiny Lights
2.79
In moody London, a burned-out sleuth sinks into a world of corruption and murderous romance when he tackles a mysterious case of a missing sex worker.
27 July 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 110 minutes
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Victor
4.10
In 1962 Brooklyn, a Puerto Rican teen who joins a gang is seduced by violence and heroin. But can his mother's love and faith in God save him?
27 July 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 109 minutes
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Sarkar
3.45
A powerful gangster disowns his son for murdering a movie star, prompting the latter to seek revenge.
3 July 2017 | Movie | 2005 | 117 minutes
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Reggie Yates Outside Man
Award-winning filmmaker Reggie Yates travels around the world tackling big issues such as gun violence, racism, gay rights and addiction.
3 July 2017 | Show | 2017
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El Capo - El Amo del Tunel
After a daring escape from prison, a powerful Mexican drug lord becomes the target of police and criminals alike in this drama inspired by "El Chapo."
3 July 2017 | Show | 2016
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Miami SWAT
3.90
In one of the toughest areas in America, Miami-Dade's Special Response Team uses deadly force to weed out dealers and gangsters on their home turf.
3 July 2017 | Show | 2009
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They Call Me Jeeg
3.60
An ex-con's world is transformed by his newfound superpowers. Criminals want him for his muscle, but a beautiful fan just wants him to do some good.
3 July 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 117 minutes
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Women Behind Bars
This reality series recounts true stories of women who have been convicted for murder, including an in-depth examination of each crime.
29 June 2017 | Show | 2010
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