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Netflix movies and series: Gritty

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147 movies and series in the gritty category


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
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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The Dead Lands
3.32
A Maori chieftain's son seeks revenge after his tribe is massacred and aims to cross a daunting stretch of land to make an ally of a fearsome warrior.
2 February 2017 | Movie | 2014 | 107 minutes
Stalked: Someone's Watching
This series follows the harrowing stories of stalking victims and examines the twisted psychology of the people who relentlessly pursue them.
20 January 2017 | Show | 2011
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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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Frontier
In 18th-century North America, ruthless trappers and entrepreneurs fight to wrest control of the fur trade from the mighty Hudson's Bay Company.
20 January 2017 | Show | 2016
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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Platoon
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A naive American soldier's view of the Vietnam War starts to change after he witnesses murder and rape at the hands of his compatriots.
12 January 2017 | Movie | 1986 | 119 minutes
Udta Punjab
Drug abuse and the darker side of Punjab rear their heads in the intense, interwoven tales of a cop, a doctor, a migrant worker and a rock star.
6 January 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 145 minutes
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Vinnie Jones' Toughest Cops USA
Actor and former pro footballer Vinnie Jones takes a hard-hitting look at intrepid police forces fighting crime in the world's most violent places.
6 January 2017 | Show | 2008
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A Fistful of Dollars
4.00
Clint Eastwood stars as a world-weary gunman who agrees to work for warring gangs, ultimately pitting the two factions against each other.
6 January 2017 | Movie | 1964 | 100 minutes
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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.
6 January 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 97 minutes
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Frontline Fighting: Battling ISIS
Cameras follow three Brits -- a former IT worker, an ex-currency trader and a soldier turned activist -- who've signed up to fight ISIS in Syria.
6 January 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 47 minutes
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Lockup: Women Behind Bars
This collection focuses on women's prisons in America and the unique challenges female inmates face while serving time for crimes big and small.
30 December 2016 | Show | 2013
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The Recruit
3.50
A CIA trainee must prove his worth at the Farm, the agency's secret training grounds, where he learns to watch his back and trust no one.
30 December 2016 | Movie | 2003 | 114 minutes | Watch trailer
Captain Phillips
4.04
Four Somali pirates hijack a cargo ship and hold the captain hostage, setting the stage for an explosive confrontation with the U.S. Navy.
23 December 2016 | Movie | 2013 | 134 minutes
7:19
After a devastating earthquake hits Mexico City, trapped survivors from all walks of life wait to be rescued while trying desperately to stay alive.
23 December 2016 | Movie | 2016 | 92 minutes
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Fauda
A top Israeli agent comes out of retirement to hunt for a Palestinian militant he thought he'd killed, setting a chaotic chain of events into motion.
15 December 2016 | Show | 2015
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Call Me Francis
On his path to becoming Pope Francis, Father Jorge Bergoglio pursues his religious vocation in a country ravaged by a brutal military dictatorship.
15 December 2016 | Show | 2016
Cannabis
When a huge marijuana shipment falls prey to thieves, the aftermath touches players from all ranks of the drug trade between Morocco and Europe.
9 December 2016 | Show | 2016
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Sairat
When two college students -- a rich man’s daughter and a fisherman’s son – defy social edicts by falling in love, violence erupts in their village.
9 December 2016 | Movie | 2016 | 173 minutes
Interrogation
In this fact-based drama, politically motivated cops in Andhra Pradesh set out to frame four Tamil laborers for a crime, torturing them to no avail.
9 December 2016 | Movie | 2015 | 115 minutes
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Hip-Hop Evolution
Interviews with influential MCs, DJs and moguls trace the genre's dynamic evolution from the 1970s through the 1990s in this documentary series.
9 December 2016 | Show | 2016
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Too Late
Looking for a woman from his past, a hard-drinking private eye slips into an odyssey across a seedy Southern California he knows all too well.
1 December 2016 | Movie | 2015 | 107 minutes
The Irish Mob
This documentary crime series charts the rise of the Irish Mob in America, from urban immigrant poverty to political power and wealth.
1 December 2016 | Show | 2008
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White Girl
A college girl romping through New York City in search of cocaine and other highs finds something real to grasp, only to see it potentially slip away.
1 December 2016 | Movie | 2016 | 90 minutes
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Gandu
After Nihilistic rapper Gandu steals from his mother's lover, he embarks on a drug-fueled rampage with a rickshaw puller in this abstract film.
21 November 2016 | Movie | 2011 | 85 minutes
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Mumbai Cha Raja
This coming-of-age tale follows Rahul, a young boy growing up in a Mumbai slum whose alcoholic father abuses him and his mother.
21 November 2016 | Movie | 2012 | 76 minutes
Mean Streets
3.80
In director Martin Scorsese's look at New York City's Little Italy, a small-time hood aspires to work his way up the ranks of a local mob.
21 November 2016 | Movie | 1973 | 111 minutes
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Killer Elite
3.40
In this globe-trotting thriller, a former special ops agent is forced out of retirement when his mentor is kidnapped by a ruthless criminal.
21 November 2016 | Movie | 2011 | 111 minutes
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