20 Movies Like Less Than Zero

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Requiem for a Dream

Requiem for a Dream
Requiem for a Dream
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 78%
Metacritic: 71/100
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Runtime: 102 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 37 wins & 69 nominations total
Writer: Hubert Selby Jr., Darren Aronofsky
Actors: Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Requiem for a Dream” is a psychological drama that follows the lives of four individuals as their dreams turn into destructive addictions, leading them down a path of despair, delusion, and desperation. The film delves into the dark and harrowing consequences of addiction, showcasing the devastating impact it has on the characters’ relationships, mental health, and overall well-being.

Trainspotting

Trainspotting
Trainspotting
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Metacritic: 83/100
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Runtime: 93 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 23 wins & 35 nominations total
Writer: Irvine Welsh, John Hodge
Actors: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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Trainspotting is a film that follows a group of heroin addicts living in Edinburgh, Scotland, as they navigate the highs and lows of addiction, friendship, and survival. It explores their struggles with addiction, the consequences of their choices, and the pursuit of a better life.

American Psycho

American Psycho
American Psycho
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 68%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 102 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Awards: 7 wins & 11 nominations
Writer: Bret Easton Ellis, Mary Harron, Guinevere Turner
Actors: Christian Bale, Justin Theroux, Josh Lucas
Language: English, Spanish, Cantonese
Country: United States, Canada
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“American Psycho” is a psychological thriller film that follows the life of a wealthy investment banker, Patrick Bateman, who leads a double life as a sadistic serial killer in 1980s New York City. The movie explores Bateman’s descent into madness and his obsession with materialism, violence, and the superficiality of the upper-class society.

A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange
A Clockwork Orange
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Metacritic: 77/100
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Runtime: 136 min
Genre: Crime, Sci-Fi
Awards: Nominated for 4 Oscars. 12 wins & 26 nominations total
Writer: Stanley Kubrick, Anthony Burgess
Actors: Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee, Michael Bates
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“A Clockwork Orange” is a dystopian film set in a future society where a violent young man named Alex and his gang engage in acts of extreme brutality. After being imprisoned, Alex undergoes an experimental conditioning treatment that suppresses his violent tendencies, raising questions about free will, morality, and the nature of evil.

The Basketball Diaries

The Basketball Diaries
The Basketball Diaries
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 47%
Metacritic: 46/100
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Runtime: 102 min
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Awards: 1 win & 2 nominations
Writer: Jim Carroll, Bryan Goluboff
Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Lorraine Bracco, Marilyn Sokol
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Basketball Diaries” is a coming-of-age drama based on the true story of Jim Carroll, a talented high school basketball player who spirals into drug addiction and crime. The film explores his descent into a harrowing world of addiction, highlighting the struggles and consequences he faces along the way.

Sid and Nancy

Sid and Nancy
Sid and Nancy
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Metacritic: 76/100
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Runtime: 112 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Award4 wins & 2 nominations total
Writer: Alex Cox, Abbe Wool
Actors: Gary Oldman, Chloe Webb, David Hayman
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
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The Sid and Nancy movie is a biographical drama about the tumultuous relationship between punk rock musician Sid Vicious and his girlfriend Nancy Spungen, exploring their destructive love, drug addiction, and tragic demise.

Drugstore Cowboy

Drugstore Cowboy
Drugstore Cowboy
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 97%
Metacritic: 82/100
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Runtime: 101 min
Genre: Crime, Drama
Awards: 12 wins & 11 nominations
Writer: James Fogle, Gus Van Sant, Daniel Yost
Actors: Matt Dillon, Kelly Lynch, James Le Gros
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Drugstore Cowboy” is a 1989 film that follows a group of drug addicts who rob pharmacies to support their addiction. The movie explores their struggles with addiction, relationships, and the consequences of their criminal activities.

Kids

Kids
Kids
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 46%
Metacritic: 63/100
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Runtime: 91 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: 1 win & 5 nominations
Writer: Harmony Korine, Larry Clark
Actors: Leo Fitzpatrick, Justin Pierce, Chloë Sevigny
Language: Spanish, English
Country: United States
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The Kids movie is a heartwarming tale about a group of adventurous children who embark on a magical journey to save their town from an evil villain, learning valuable lessons about friendship and bravery along the way.

The Lost Weekend

The Lost Weekend
The Lost Weekend
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 97%
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Runtime: 101 min
Genre: Drama, Film-Noir
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 16 wins & 3 nominations total
Writer: Charles R. Jackson, Charles Brackett, Billy Wilder
Actors: Ray Milland, Jane Wyman, Phillip Terry
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Lost Weekend” is a 1945 film directed by Billy Wilder, following the story of a struggling writer battling alcoholism over the course of a weekend. The movie explores the harrowing effects of addiction and the protagonist’s desperate attempts to overcome his dependency.

Leaving Las Vegas

Leaving Las Vegas
Leaving Las Vegas
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 82/100
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Runtime: 111 min
Genre: Drama, Romance
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 32 wins & 30 nominations total
Writer: John O'Brien, Mike Figgis
Actors: Nicolas Cage, Elisabeth Shue, Julian Sands
Language: English, Russian
Country: United States
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“Leaving Las Vegas” is a film about a self-destructive alcoholic who decides to drink himself to death in Las Vegas. Along the way, he forms an unlikely bond with a prostitute who accepts him as he is.

Candy

Candy
Candy
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 47%
Metacritic: 57/100
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Runtime: 108 min
Genre: Drama, Romance
Awards: 6 wins & 17 nominations
Writer: Luke Davies, Neil Armfield
Actors: Heath Ledger, Abbie Cornish, Geoffrey Rush
Language: English
Country: Australia
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“Candy” is a dark and provocative drama that follows the tumultuous relationship between a young poet and an aspiring artist as they navigate through addiction, love, and self-destruction in 1970s Australia. The film explores the destructive power of substance abuse and the desperate pursuit of pleasure and escape.

Christiane F.

Christiane F.
Christiane F.
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 78%
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Runtime: 138 min
Genre: Biography, Drama
Awards: 2 wins & 2 nominations
Writer: Herman Weigel, Kai Hermann, Horst Rieck
Actors: Natja Brunckhorst, Eberhard Auriga, Peggy Bussieck
Language: German
Country: West Germany
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The Christiane F. movie is a biographical drama based on the true story of Christiane Felscherinow, a young girl who becomes addicted to heroin in 1970s Berlin. It explores her descent into addiction, prostitution, and the harsh realities of drug abuse.

The Panic in Needle Park

The Panic in Needle Park
The Panic in Needle Park
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Metacritic: 74/100
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Runtime: 110 min
Genre: Drama
Awards: 1 win & 1 nomination
Writer: James Mills, Joan Didion, John Gregory Dunne
Actors: Al Pacino, Kitty Winn, Alan Vint
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Panic in Needle Park” is a 1971 drama film that depicts the lives of two heroin addicts, Bobby and Helen, as they navigate the gritty and destructive world of drug addiction in New York City’s Needle Park. Their relationship becomes increasingly strained as they struggle to feed their addiction and face the consequences of their choices.

Permanent Midnight

Permanent Midnight
Permanent Midnight
Internet Movie Database: 6.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 59%
Metacritic: 57/100
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Runtime: 88 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: Jerry Stahl, David Veloz
Actors: Ben Stiller, Maria Bello, Jay Paulson
Language: English, Spanish, German
Country: United States
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“Permanent Midnight” is a biographical drama film based on the memoir of the same name by Jerry Stahl. It follows the story of a successful television writer’s descent into drug addiction and his struggles to maintain his career and personal life.

Spun

Spun
Spun
Internet Movie Database: 6.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 37%
Metacritic: 41/100
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Runtime: 101 min
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Awards: 2 nominations
Writer: Will De Los Santos, Creighton Vero
Actors: Jason Schwartzman, John Leguizamo, Patrick Fugit
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Spun” is a dark comedy film that follows a group of methamphetamine addicts as they navigate through a chaotic and drug-fueled weekend. The movie explores the consequences and absurdity of their drug-induced lifestyle.

The Salton Sea

The Salton Sea
The Salton Sea
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 63%
Metacritic: 41/100
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Runtime: 103 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: 1 win
Writer: Tony Gayton
Actors: Val Kilmer, Vincent D'Onofrio, Adam Goldberg
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Salton Sea” is a neo-noir crime thriller film about a man named Danny who becomes entangled in a web of drugs, murder, and deception as he investigates the death of his wife. As he delves deeper into the underworld, he discovers a shocking conspiracy that puts his life at risk.

Party Monster

Party Monster
Party Monster
Internet Movie Database: 6.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 29%
Metacritic: 36/100
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Runtime: 98 min
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Awards: 4 nominations
Writer: Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato, James St. James
Actors: Macaulay Culkin, Wilson Cruz, Seth Green
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Party Monster” is a biographical crime drama film that follows the rise and fall of Michael Alig, a notorious club promoter in the 1980s and 1990s New York City club scene, who becomes involved in drugs, murder, and the decadent lifestyle that ultimately leads to his downfall. The movie explores themes of excess, fame, and the dark underbelly of the party culture.

The Informers

The Informers
The Informers
Internet Movie Database: 4.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 12%
Metacritic: 20/100
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Runtime: 98 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Awards: N/A
Writer: Bret Easton Ellis, Nicholas Jarecki
Actors: Billy Bob Thornton, Kim Basinger, Mickey Rourke
Language: English
Country: United States, Germany
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“The Informers” is a drama film that follows the lives of a group of wealthy and morally bankrupt individuals in 1980s Los Angeles, as their lives intertwine and unravel amidst decadence, addiction, and despair. The movie explores themes of hedonism, emptiness, and the consequences of their self-destructive behaviors.

The Rules of Attraction

The Rules of Attraction
The Rules of Attraction
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 44%
Metacritic: 50/100
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Runtime: 110 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Awards: 2 wins & 3 nominations
Writer: Bret Easton Ellis, Roger Avary
Actors: James Van Der Beek, Ian Somerhalder, Shannyn Sossamon
Language: English, German
Country: United States, Germany
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“The Rules of Attraction” is a dark comedy-drama film that follows the lives of a group of wealthy and privileged college students, exploring their interconnected relationships, sexual encounters, and self-destructive behaviors. The movie delves into themes of love, obsession, and the consequences of reckless behavior in a nihilistic and hedonistic world.

Wonderland

Wonderland
Wonderland
Internet Movie Database: 6.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 34%
Metacritic: 43/100
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Runtime: 104 min
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Awards: 3 nominations
Writer: James Cox, Captain Mauzner, Todd Samovitz
Actors: Val Kilmer, Lisa Kudrow, Kate Bosworth
Language: English
Country: United States, Canada
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The Wonderland movie follows the story of a young girl named Alice who falls down a rabbit hole into a whimsical and magical world filled with peculiar creatures and surreal adventures. She must navigate this fantastical realm to find her way back home while encountering both enchanting and treacherous characters along the way.

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