Movies like Fallen Angel 1981

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Fallen Angel (1981)
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Fallen Angel (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Twelve year old Jennifer is unhappy with her widowed mom's relationship with a family friend. Feeling lonely, she readily accepts the friendship of an adult man named Howie and joins the softball team he coaches. Soon, Howie is convincing Jennifer to pose for photographs which become more and more revealing. Howie turns out to be a pedophile who works in child pornography and he plans to make Jennifer a "star". Will Jennifer's mother be able to help her daughter before it's too late?
Plot: pedophile, child abuse, mother daughter relationship, child in peril, pornographer

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, disturbing and gloomy films with plots about child abuse, pedophile, mother daughter relationship, sexual abuse, female director, teenage girl and pedophilia mostly in Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Fallen Angel: Bump in the Night (1991), Towelhead (2007), Perfect Obedience (2014), The Rabbit Man (1990), Bastard Out of Carolina (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Bump in the Night (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Martha "Red" Tierney used to be a hot-shot reporter, but that was before alcohol took over her life. One morning Martha's son Jonathan leaves for school, stopping first to meet his father for breakfast. But Jonathan never meets his ...
Plot: pedophile, kidnapping, alcohol abuse, child abuse, female director, child pornography, alcoholic, child in peril
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Towelhead (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A young Arab-American girl struggles with her sexual obsession, a bigoted Army reservist and her strict father during the Gulf War.
Style: melancholic, disturbing, compassionate, enigmatic, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: pedophilia, older man younger woman relationship, small town, racism, coming of age, sex with a minor, sexual abuse, neighbor, gulf war, child abuse, sexuality, generation gap ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1991, year 1990
Place: texas, usa, houston texas, california
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Perfect Obedience (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The fictional Father Ángel de la Cruz is based on Legion of Christ founder Marcial Maciel, whose long history of child abuse was not addressed until 2006 and only publicly acknowledged in 2009. But director Luis Urquiza chooses to structure his ...
Plot: pedophile, catholic church, child abuse, beating, priest, punishment, obedience, corporal punishment, bullying, forbidden love, lie, teenager ...
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Defending Our Kids: The Julie Posey Story (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After a paedophile approaches her daughter in an on-line chat room, a homemaker (Annie Potts) poses as a lonely teenager to help expose sexual predators.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Plot: undercover, pedophile, working undercover, life is a bitch, crimes, society, sexual abuse, computers and web, police detective, mother daughter relationship, housewife, injustice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Mary Jane Harper Cried Last Night (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A disturbed young mother with some serious psychological problems begins to take them out on her infant daughter.
Plot: abuse, doctor, nurse, nurse uniform, childhood trauma, mother daughter relationship, child abuse, nurse hat, caucasian
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The Rabbit Man (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Hans and Lollo just had their first child. Hans is a gym teacher and is constantly tormented by his pupils. Hans's dad Bengt, is a news reporter on TV9, the channel who shows "such as people want to see". Bengt's latest report ...
Plot: pedophile, rapist, female nudity, bare breasts, bully, journalism, pedophilia, rape, bicycle, sex, school, tabloid ...
Place: eastern europe
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Bastard Out of Carolina (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Difficult tale of poor, struggling South Carolinian mother & daughter, who each face painful choices with their resolve and pride. Bone, the eldest daughter, and Anney her tired mother, grow both closer and farther apart: Anney sees Glen as ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, serious, disturbing, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual abuse, pedophile, corporal punishment, child rape, family relations, dysfunctional family, family problems, parents and children, life is a bitch, family in crisis, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, innocence lost ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s, 90s, 40s ...
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa
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The Summer House (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A haunting portrait of a well-established German family living on the outskirts of Berlin in their ideal world, but are slowly shaken by external influences. It's a subtle portrait of human desire, inner desolation, self-deception and moral ...
Plot: pedophile, gay husband, pedophilia, loveless marriage, bisexual, unhappy marriage, gay, cuckolded husband, male nudity, male masturbation, cuckold, swinger ...
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Desperate Lives (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A brother and sister get caught up in the drug scene in their local high school, with tragic results.
Plot: high school, teenage girl, car accident, drugs, propaganda, teacher student relationship, high school student, drug addiction, marijuana, death, counselor, drug dealer ...
Time: 80s
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Shattered Spirits (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Martin Sheen plays an alcoholic father who loses his family.
Style: gloomy, bleak, emotional, sexual, sexy ...
Plot: family relations, alcohol abuse, family problems, couples, downfall, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, love and romance, family life, drinking problem, middle class, counseling ...
Time: 80s
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The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, France, Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The dysfunctional twenty-three years old Sarah takes her six year old natural son Jeremiah from the home of his beloved foster parents with the support of the social service to live with her. Along the years, the boy shares her insane and lowlife ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: pedophile, prostitute, rape, innocence lost, child rape, police, psychologist, stripper, life is a bitch, parents and children, sexual abuse, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary
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Little Tickles (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Odette is eight, she likes to dance and draw. Why would she be wary of a friend of her parents who offers to play "Tickling"? Once an adult, Odette frees her word, and plunges body and soul into her career as a dancer, in the whirlwind of ...
Style: captivating, suspense, disturbing, psychological, non-linear
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: child rape, pedophile, abused child, little girl, child sexual abuse, father daughter relationship, trial, police, traumatic childhood, rape victim, dancing, psychoanalysis ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Not in My Family (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Plot: childhood sexual abuse, sexual abuse, repressed memory, depression, female protagonist, childhood memory, child abuse, memory, mother daughter relationship
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Trapped In Silence (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A compelling drama about a silent, violent teenager. Kevin suffers from elective mutism and no one has ever heard him utter a word.
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59%
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Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A highly successful upper middle class woman with a loving family has her seemingly “perfect” world turned upside down when the hidden secrets from her past suddenly resurface, forcing her and her beloved mother into a painful examination of ...
Style: christian film
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58%
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Agostino (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Agostino is a 1962 Italian drama film directed by Mauro Bolognini. It was filmed in Rome and Venice. The film is based on a successful short novel of the same name by Alberto Moravia, who had collaborated with Bolognini on his previous film, From a ...
Plot: pedophile, beach, oedipus complex, boat, swing, sexual initiation, teenage boy, museum, psycho sexual, brothel, child protagonist, boat ride ...
Place: italy, venice
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58%
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Country: USA
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Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
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Plot: child prostitution, beating, child abduction, hiding place, sexual abuse, pedophile, kidnapping, confined, haunted by the past, pimp, kidnapper, violence ...
Time: contemporary
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55%
My Husband's Secret Life (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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Plot: police officer, widow, loss of husband, stockings, mother daughter relationship, corruption
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The Hunt (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 115 min.
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Place: denmark
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55%
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All We Had (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A mother struggles to make a better life for her daughter.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, broker, poverty, female director, pot smoking, marijuana, cigarette, recession, weed, creep, curly hair, dishwasher ...
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The Gift of Love: A Christmas Story (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After experiencing several stressful situations within a short time --including the failure of the family business and the loss of her mother-- Janet Broderick becomes ill. Falling into a deep sleep, she dreams of returning to her hometown, taking ...
Plot: holiday, parent child relationship, family, grandmother, mother daughter relationship, christmas, falling through ice, sleigh, loss of mother, child in peril, tradition, christmas tree ...
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The Holy Girl (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Italy, Netherlands, Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Amalia is an adolescent girl who is caught in the throes of her emerging sexuality and her deeply held passion for her Catholic faith. These two drives mingle when the visiting Dr. Jano takes advantage of a crowd to get inappropriately close to the ...
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: pedophile, virginity, doctor, couple relations, teenage life, perversion, love and romance, youth, society, parents and children, teenage girl, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary
Place: argentina, usa, los angeles
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A Death of Innocence (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A mother travels to New York to see her daughter who is awaiting trial for murder. The mother is totally convinced of her daughter's innocence and does all she can to help her. As the trial progresses however, the mother begins to have doubts.
Plot: mother, daughter, mother daughter relationship, footprint, trial, murder
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54%