Movies like Involuntary

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Involuntary (2008)
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Involuntary (2008)
Original name: De ofrivilliga
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It's almost summer in Sweden and minor indiscretions and misbehavior abound. Leffe likes to show off for his friends and play salacious pranks, especially when he's drinking. Meanwhile, a righteous grade-school teacher doesn't know where to draw the line: she insists her fellow educators need a bit of instruction. Then there are two young teenage girls who like to pose for sexy photos and to party, but one night in a park, one of them is found passed out drunk by a complete stranger.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, sexual, offbeat, sexy
Plot: multiple storylines, prank, teenage life, mischievous children, workplace, unsupportive coworkers, teenager, male female relationship, photograph, bus driver, youth, social relations, bus, group of friends, toilet, school teacher, classroom, male nudity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, humorous and semi serious films with plots about youth, teenage life, family relations, coming of age, society, love and romance and teenager mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Involuntary: A Thousand Times Stronger (2010), Play (2011), Eat Sleep Die (2012), Falkenberg Farewell (2006), Sex and the USA (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 85 min.
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Place: sweden
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Play (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, France
Duration: 118 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
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Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Falkenberg Farewell (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It's the last summer in Falkenberg for five childhood friends. David yearns to be a child again and Holger never wants to move away. Jesper constantly returns home without anybody really noticing that he’s been gone. Jörgen finances his ...
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, psychological, sexy ...
Audience: kids
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Sex and the USA (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Thirteen year old Audrey Shaw is new to Bellweather, California and certain shell never fit in when she meets Krista Rich, the pretty, popular girl she aspires to be "or be with" shes just not sure. In a conservative California town, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy, sexual
Audience: teens
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 92 min.
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Style: touching, realistic, captivating, psychological, humorous ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
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Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: youth, parents and children, couples, reunion, homecoming, estrangement, easter, gays and lesbians, gender, love and romance, beach, infidelity ...
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Drunkboat (2010)
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Duration: 98 min.
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 479
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Duration: 79 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.9
 255
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.5
 486
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Style: touching, serious, sentimental, realistic, thought provoking
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Genre: Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, serious
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Pure (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 107 min.
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