Movies like The Class

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The Class (2007)
 8.0
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The Class (2007)
Original name: Klass
Genre: Drama
Country: Estonia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An average guy of an Estonian high-school decides to defend his bullied classmate. This starts war between him and the informal leader of the class. As teenagers' honour is a touchy thing, everything ends in bloodshed.
Style: tense, serious, disturbing, emotional, realistic, sincere
Plot: vengeance, social misfits, society, teenage life, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, misfit, rivalry, youth, friendship, human nature, social decay, high school life, friends, social relations, sexual abuse, high school, humiliation, sadism, bully, suicide, protector, gay slur, abuse, tragic event ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, estonia

Most similar movies to The Class

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and psychological films with plots about youth, society, teenage life, high school, misfit, high school life and life is a bitch mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like The Class: Everybody Dies But Me (2008), Skirt Day (2008), Hello Herman (2012), Detachment (2011), Bang Bang You're Dead (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Everybody Dies But Me (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: One Monday morning Katya, Vika and Zhanna learn that there will be a school disco, their first disco, on the coming Saturday night. The girls feverishly start preparing for the event, which rapidly becomes the most important moment ever in their ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, touching, psychological ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, friendship, parents and children, high school life, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, youth, family problems, teachers and students, school, family relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 7.0
 2K
Skirt Day (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A troubled and emotionally fragile woman finds herself at the center of a firestorm, in this gut-wrenching psychological drama.
Style: realistic, tense, thought provoking, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: teachers and students, hostage, hardcase students, losing-it hero, hostages, immigrants, life is a bitch, spouse leaving, crimes, interracial relations, confined, breaking point ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france
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83%
 5.8
 1K
Hello Herman (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the not so distant future, in Any Town USA, sixteen year old Herman Howards makes a fateful decision. He enters his suburban school and kills thirty nine students, two teachers, and a police officer. Just before his arrest he emails his idol, ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, thought provoking, serious, bleak ...
Plot: high school life, teenage life, youth, high school, haunted by the past, losing-it hero, misfit, social relations, psychopath, deadly, media, journalism ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 32K
The Class (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Teacher and novelist François Bégaudeau plays a version of himself as he negotiates a year with his racially mixed students from a tough Parisian neighborhood.
Style: talky, realistic, psychological, thought provoking, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: teachers and students, teacher, french, high school life, high school, school, respect, student, education, high school teacher, dedicated educator, literature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, caribbean, morocco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.7
 69K
Detachment (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A chronicle of three weeks in the lives of several high school teachers, administrators and students through the eyes of substitute teacher, Henry Barthes. Henry roams from school to school, imparting modes of knowledge, but never staying long ...
Style: psychological, bleak, thought provoking, serious, touching ...
Plot: teachers and students, suicide, teacher, social decay, social problems, unhappy, human relationship, life is a bitch, dedicated educator, social relations, high school life, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Bang Bang You're Dead (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Trevor is a troubled high school student, thanks to the effects of bullying. This is the story of his fight to break free.
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, school, teacher, bully, bomb, social misfits, teenage life, cheerleader, vengeance, society, lifestyle, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: contemporary
Place: oregon, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.9
 1K
Scarecrow (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A twelve years old girl Lena who has come to live with her grandfather in a small Russian town is being bullied by her classmates. She took the rap of being a class traitor because she was in love with the boy who had betrayed his classmates when ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, sincere, touching, disturbing ...
Plot: life is a bitch, mockery, betrayal by friend, first love, teenagers, school, outcast, deception, brutality, grandfather granddaughter relationship, youth, false accusation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story based on the best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, which follows 15-year-old freshman Charlie, an endearing and naive outsider who is taken under the wings of two seniors. A moving tale of love, loss, fear and hope - and the ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, talky, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, teenage life, friendship, first love, high school life, social misfits, love and romance, shyness, adolescence, friends, coping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 1990s, 20th century ...
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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She Fought Alone (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: All, including school administration and a friend, turn their backs on a girl who accused a classmate of rape.
Style: disturbing, realistic, sincere, thought provoking, touching ...
Plot: high school, juvenile delinquency, rape, innocence lost, sexual abuse, american football, teenage love, youth, fighting the system, against the odds, rebellion, legal ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 1K
Blackbird (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This is a film about a troubled teen, Sean Randall, who is falsely accused of planning a Columbine shooting scenario. It all begins when an unlikely bond forms between Sean (Connor Jessup) and a preppy teenage girl named Deanna Roy (Alexia Fast). ...
Style: tense, thought provoking, captivating, serious, psychological ...
Plot: false accusation, life turned upside down, social misfits, society, misfit, teenage life, small town life, social relations, life is a bitch, picked on, media circus, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 1K
Life Hits (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Christina is living in a suburb to Copenhagen. With her class mates Cecilie, Trine and Pernille she slacks her school work, living mostly for the weekends of gate crashing, getting drunk, experimenting with drugs and scoring guys. But her world is ...
Style: rough, disturbing, bleak, serious, sincere ...
Plot: coming of age, social misfits, society, high school life, urban, lifestyle, misfit, juvenile delinquency, best friends, kids in trouble, drugs/alcohol, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Heart of America (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Starring Jurgen Prochnow ('The Replacement Killers' 'Air Force One' and Patrick Muldoon 'Stigmata' 'Starship Troopers'), 'Heart of America' is a powerhouse of a contemporary drama and essential ...
Style: rough, disturbing, tense, bleak, serious ...
Plot: high school, violence spree, urban ghetto life, hardcase students, psychopath, vengeance, rivalry, youth, drug dealing, juvenile delinquency, social misfits, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.3
 4K
Zero Day (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two troubled adolescents chronicle the events that ultimately lead up to a terrifying assault on their school.
Style: disturbing, psychological, thought provoking, captivating, bleak ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: vengeance, high school, friendship, violence, murder, explosive, school shooting, found footage, gun, suburban life, best friends, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.2
 8K
Foxfire (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The story of five teenage girls who form an unlikely bond after beating up a teacher who has sexually harassed them. They build a solid friendship but their wild ways begin to get out of control.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: friendship, high school, feminism, coming out, teacher, rebellion, youth, tattoo, hostage, teenage girl, prison, lesbian ...
Time: 90s
Place: portland oregon, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.3
 3K
Blue Spring (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Soon after being named the new leader of his high school's gang system, Kujo grows bored with the violence and hatred that surround him. He wants desperately to abandon his post… but his once-enviable position of power has a strange way of ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, bleak, serious
Plot: high school, hanging, crimes, life is a bitch, student life, juvenile delinquency, gang, friends, teenage life, leadership, society, high school life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.1
 1K
White Rabbit (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bullied student sees visions of a rabbit he was forced to kill as a child, and those visions propel him into a state where his imagination causes him to carry out violent acts.
Style: realistic, rough, disturbing, serious, comic ...
Plot: mental illness, high school, rabbit, rebelliousness, vengeance, life is a bitch, kids in trouble, urban ghetto life, teenage life, mentally challenged, urban ghetto, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.8
 33K
Evil (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Stockholm, the fifties. Though academically bright, violent pupil Erik Ponti is expelled from his state school with the headmaster’s words “there’s only one word for people like you – evil… what you need is a good thrashing, and more”. ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, emotional, serious, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rebellion, friendship, domestic violence, boarding school life, rebelliousness, coming of age, humiliation, bully, child abuse, violence, boarding school, private school ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
To Save a Life (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jake Taylor has everything. He has a beautiful girl, he's the champion in basketball and beer pong, and everyone loves him. Then, an old childhood friend, whom Jake used to be friends with, commits suicide. Jake begins to think. He wonders what ...
Style: serious, sincere, gloomy, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, coming of age, christian, social misfits, dealing with death, teenage life, self discovery, youth, social relations, friends, religious ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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The Kirishima Thing (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A story about the disappearance of Kirishima, a star athlete of the volleyball club, and how his disappearance affects every person in school.
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, atmospheric, humorous ...
Plot: high school, volleyball, social relations, social misfits, student life, youth, teenage life, high school life, social differences, society, misfit, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.3
 23K
Speak (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Freshman high-school student Melinda has refused to speak ever since she called the cops on a popular summer party. With her old friends snubbing her for being a rat, and her parents too busy to notice her troubles, she folds into herself, trying to ...
Style: sincere, psychological, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: innocence lost, youth, teenage life, unsupportive friend, high school, life is a bitch, misfit, high school life, school, rape, sexual abuse, mute ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.5
 1K
Sebbe (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Duct tape, electrical cables, trigger, explosives. Sebbe never planned to build a bomb. It just happened. Sebbe is 15 years old and lives with his mother in an apartment that is too narrow. He does his best. He never strikes back. Sebbe loves his ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating, mind bending ...
Plot: coming of age, teenage boy, misfit, society, introspection, high school life, suburbs, teenage life, social relations, juvenile delinquency, parents and children, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.0
 946
A Better Place (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A high school outcast new to town becomes friends with a violent loner still haunted by the death of his parents.
Style: rough, realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious
Plot: misfit, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, youth, friendship, kidnapping, high school, society, friends, kids in trouble, crimes, social misfits ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Fat Boy Chronicles (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The Fat Boy Chronicles is a motion picture about Jimmy Winterpock, an obese high-school student who deals with bullying and trying to lose weight. The film is inspired by a true story and was released in 2010 as a major motion picture.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, hopes, follow your dream, love and romance, win over, social misfits, youth, coming of age, human spirit, social relations, teenage love, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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The Incredible Mrs. Ritchie (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A troubled teen is given the chance to redeem his criminal debt to society
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, emotional, serious
Plot: teenage life, parents and children, society, human nature, misfit, coming of age, school, friendship, juvenile delinquency, self discovery, youth, homecoming ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.9
 3K
Odd Girl Out (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A mother and her daughter confront the intimidation of teen peer pressure and the emotionally brutalizing social rituals of high school.
Style: realistic, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: school, high school, teachers and students, friends, social misfits, family relations, love and romance, rivalry, friendship, buddies, teenage life, teenage love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.1
 834
My Brother Tom (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A teenage girl, Jessica, befriends a teenage boy called Tom, who is bullied by a local gang. She is abused by Jack, who is both her neighbour and school teacher, and Tom is sexually abused by his father. Together they bond in the woods, creating a ...
Style: serious, emotional, sincere, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: rebellion, sexual abuse, friendship, misfit, youth, coming of age, fall in love, countryside, rebelliousness, innocence lost, life is a bitch, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.5
 2K
Bullet Boy (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ricky is just out of a young offenders institute, heading home to Hackney and determined to go straight. Instead, he heads straight for trouble when he becomes involved in a street confrontation, siding with his best friend Wisdom against a local ...
Style: bleak, serious, psychological, gloomy, rough ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, social misfits, hopes, social decay, going straight, family problems, gangsters, teenage life, urban, society, urban ghetto, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Say That You Love Me (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Fatou is a teenager yearning for attention and love in Sweden's suburbs. When she is gang raped by some class mates her whole world starts falling apart.
Style: serious, emotional, sincere, realistic, gloomy
Plot: friendship, rape, gang rape, misfit, society, teenage life, youth, high school, life is a bitch, family relations, friends, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.9
 7K
2:37 (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A contemporary, ensemble drama telling the complex tale of six high school students whose lives are interwoven with situations that so many of today's youth are faced with. The story takes place during a normal school day. At precisely 2:37 a ...
Style: bleak, psychological, realistic, sincere, serious
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, incest, eating disorder, homosexual, teenager, suicide, rape, gay, school, student, high school life, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, south australia, adelaide south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.2
 6K
After Lucia (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Alejandra and her dad Roberto have just moved to town. She is new at school, he has a new job. Starting over is sometimes complicated when you have left so much behind.
Style: serious, bleak, gloomy, realistic
Plot: society, high school life, high school, bullying, social relations, estrangement, youth, picked on, life is a bitch, family relations, parents and children, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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