Netflix movies and series: Gritty

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293 movies and series in the gritty category

​Goli Soda 2
A taxi driver, a gangster and an athlete struggle to better their lives despite obstacles like crooked politicians, evil dons and caste barriers.
September 19, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 128 minutes
Cardboard Gangsters
A low-level drug dealer decides to move up the ranks of the illegal narcotics trade in Darndale, Dublin, putting him and his gang on a violent path.
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September 15, 2018 | Movie | 2016 | 91 minutes
On My Skin
Arrested in Rome for a drug-related offense, Stefano Cucchi endures a harrowing week in custody that changes his family forever. Based on true events.
September 14, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 100 minutes
The Debt Collector
A broke martial arts instructor takes a side gig with a mobster, who pairs him with a veteran thug for a weekend of fisticuffs-fueled debt collection.
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September 8, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 96 minutes
First and Last
Take an intimate look at the emotionally charged first and last days of new and soon-to-be released inmates at Georgia's Gwinnett County Jail.
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September 8, 2018 | Show | 2018
Cathedral of the Sea
In 14th-century Barcelona, a serf's determined climb to wealth and freedom incurs the disdain of the noble class and the suspicion of the Inquisition.
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September 4, 2018 | Show | 2017
Autohead
A production crew that thinks it's making a documentary about a humble Mumbai rickshaw driver unmasks a horrifying truth about their film's subject.
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August 27, 2018 | Movie | 2016 | 97 minutes
Zion
Born without legs and stuck in foster care for years, teen Zion Clark finds his calling when he pursues competitive wrestling. A documentary short.
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August 22, 2018 | Documentaries | 2018 | 11 minutes
Smoking
Seeking a greater justice, a band of homeless assassins flays their human targets and delivers the tattooed skins as proof of a contract fulfilled.
August 22, 2018 | Show | 2018
Touch of Evil
A narcotics detective on his honeymoon locks horns with a shady sheriff as he investigates the explosion of a car crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.
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August 22, 2018 | Movie | 1958 | 95 minutes
King of Peking
Strapped for cash, a traveling projectionist begins to run a DVD pirating business, putting him at odds with his young, skeptical son.
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August 22, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 87 minutes
Hostiles
After a long career battling the Cheyenne, a U.S. Army captain is ordered to safely escort the tribe's most influential chief to his Montana homeland.
August 17, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 133 minutes
Beyond the Clouds
A youthful drug dealer in Mumbai must change his ways when the sister who raised him is assaulted by her boss and imprisoned for defending herself.
August 17, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 119 minutes
Cocaine Coast
In 1980s Galicia, Spain, a young fisherman becomes a prosperous cocaine smuggler by providing Latin American suppliers with a European entry point.
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August 17, 2018 | Show | 2018
El Cartel 2
Drug trafficker Pepe Cadena navigates the treacherous waters of warring cartels in Mexico and Colombia while avoiding capture by the DEA and police.
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August 17, 2018 | Show | 2010
Las muñecas de la mafia
Based on the book "Las Fantásticas," this exciting telenovela follows the tumultuous lives of five women who get mixed up with the Mafia.
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August 17, 2018 | Show | 2009
Paid in Full
This fictionalized account of three real-life notorious Harlem drug dealers is told in flashbacks as they plunge into the world of hustling.
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August 17, 2018 | Movie | 2002 | 98 minutes
Young Guns
Young gunslingers take the law into their own hands when the rancher who took them in and taught them to read is murdered by a rival's henchmen.
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August 17, 2018 | Movie | 1988 | 106 minutes
No Country for Old Men
While hunting, Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon a drug deal gone bad and takes off with $2 million in cash, but a psychopathic hit man is hot on his trail.
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August 17, 2018 | Movie | 2007 | 122 minutes
A Most Violent Year
Abel Morales tries to avoid corruption's easy path as he pursues the American Dream amid an increasingly violent business war in 1981 New York City.
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July 23, 2018 | Movie | 2014 | 124 minutes
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Al Hayba
In a village by the Lebanon-Syria border, the head of an arms-smuggling clan contends with family conflicts, power struggles and complicated love.
Inside the Freemasons
Explore the history and future of the Freemasons, a fraternal order steeped in both secrecy and tradition.
The Third Man
After arriving in post-World War II Vienna, unemployed pulp novelist Holly Martins learns that his friend Harry has died in an accident. Compelled to investigate the death, Holly slowly uncovers startling revelations about Harry's life.