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The Trotsky (2009)
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The Trotsky (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Leon Bronstein is not your average Montreal West high school student. For one thing, none of his peers can claim to be the reincarnation of early 20th century Soviet iconoclast and Red Army hero, Leon Trotsky. When his father sends Leon to public school as punishment for starting a hunger strike at Papa's clothing factory, Leon quickly lends new meaning to the term 'student union', determined as he is to live out his pre-ordained destiny to the fullest and change the world.
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, not serious, offbeat, cynical
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, love and romance, fall in love, teenage life, youth, fighting the system, destiny, hopes, rebelliousness, revolution, reincarnation, teacher student relationship, rebellion, satire, high school life, society, radical, wannabe, idealism, hysteria, social activist, social relations, school, student, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal, montreal quebec canada

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Most similar movies to The Trotsky

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and touching films with plots about youth, teenage life, high school life, high school, social relations, coming of age and friends mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Trotsky: Picture Day (2012), Archie's Final Project (2009), Expelled (2014), Mary Is Happy, Mary Is Happy (2013), Little Red Flowers (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Picture Day (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A rebellious teenager forced to repeat her last year of high school is caught between adolescence and adulthood - and between two very different male admirers.
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, melancholic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: rebellion, rebelliousness, self discovery, love triangle, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance, social relations, drugs/alcohol, high school, sexual awakening, school, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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Archie's Final Project (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A teen coming-of-age romantic dramedy about a media-obsessed geek and the most beautiful and twisted girl in school.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suicide, teenage love, media, hopes, obsession, high school, misfit, love and romance, filmmaking, introspection, teenage life, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Expelled (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Felix (Cameron Dallas) is a legendary prankster who gets expelled from his high school and, with his friend’s help, stops at nothing to hide it from his parents.
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, high school life, teenage life, coming of age, friends, youth, prankster, disorder, siblings relations, school expulsion, power relations, student ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Mary Is Happy, Mary Is Happy (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Mary is a senior in high school. With graduation a few months away, she is faced with sudden changes in life, love, and friendship. Meanwhile, strange events begin to happen to her that seem completely random and without reason. She struggles to ...
Style: experimental, semi serious, realistic, surreal, humorous ...
Plot: high school, teenage life, high school life, youth, best friends, social relations, friends, first love, schoolgirl, fall in love, self discovery, education ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: thailand, asia, france
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Little Red Flowers (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: China, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Liang is a four-year-old little rebel, possessed of a pair of luminous eyes and a precociously indomitable will. His father deposits him at a well-appointed residential kindergarten in post-1949 Beijing, since his parents are often away. Life at the ...
Style: humorous, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: boarding school, rebelliousness, boarding school life, lifestyle, idealism, teachers and students, road not taken, social relations, hopes, dedicated educator, orphan, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
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The Ketchup Effect (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenager's reputation is destroyed when she falls asleep drunk at a party and some boys take provocative photos of her.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, light, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, love and romance, social relations, friendship, teenage life, sexual relations, first sex, party, reconciliation, society, dishonesty, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
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64%
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Growing Op (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of a teenage boy coming of age in a suburban grow-operation, where every day is paradise or fresh hell. But it's always a trip. Sheltered all his life and home-schooled by loving parents who are also committed criminals, Quinn Dawson ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, light, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, lifestyle, teenage life, eccentric family, parents and children, drugs/alcohol, social relations, teenage love, brother sister relationship, husband wife relationship, stoners, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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64%
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Treading Water (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: At first glance, Mica seems a perfectly normal boy. But first glances can often be deceiving... For one, Mica's house is now a museum honouring Guillermo Garibai, the legendary Mexican crooner. Mica spends most of his time there, giving guided ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, realistic, touching ...
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, youth, first love, parents and children, family relations, misfit, high school, coming of age, traumatic childhood, boy, self acceptance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Lower Learning (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Barry Goldwater Elementary is on the brink of collapse: the lowest test scores in the state, teachers who are either drunk or having sex on school grounds, and a principal who extorts money from parents. It's up to Tom, the down-on-his-luck ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: school, against the odds, rebellion, ambition, dedicated educator, fighting the system, teachers and students, teenage life, high school life, idealism, satire, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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62%
Too Young to Marry (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Connecticut high school students Max Doyle and Jessica Carpenter fall in love and feel making love isn't enough, so they brave everyone's objections and get married.
Style: humorous, semi serious, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, romance, lovers reunited, hopes, fall in love, college, college life, interracial relations, coming of age, youth, unfulfilled love, wish come true ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut
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60%
The Anarchist Cookbook (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A movie about a young honors student-turned-anarchist, Puck, and his group of anarchist friends living peacefully in a Dallas commune until a nihilist, Johnny Black, appears with The Anarchist Cookbook and completely destroys their way of life.
Style: humorous, cynical, realistic, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: anarchist, anarchism, teenage life, fighting the system, society, youth, dark humor, fall in love, friendship, college dropout, drugs/alcohol, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
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59%
Men, Women & Children (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Follows the story of a group of high school teenagers and their parents as they attempt to navigate the many ways the internet has changed their relationships, their communication, their self-image, and their love lives.
Style: touching, realistic, suspense, serious, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, high school, youth, teenage love, internet, computers and web, parents and children, teenager, infidelity, coming of age, society, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, united states
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58%
Struck by Lightning (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After being struck and killed by lightning, a young man recounts the way he blackmailed his fellow classmates into contributing to his literary magazine.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, lightning, blackmail, dead boy, teenage life, misfit, social misfits, ambition, best friends, social relations, youth, journalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Faith, Fraud, & Minimum Wage (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A rebellious teenage girl wrestles with the true nature of miracles when her father begins to believe in a religious hoax which she has secretly created.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Plot: hoax, self discovery, teenage life, life turned upside down, society, hopes, youth, dishonesty, miraculous event, parents and children, cons and scams, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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58%
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Monkey Warfare (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Two ex-revolutionaries living underground have their lives turned upside down by a sexy young radical who goes from smashing SUVs to fighting gentrification with firebombs.
Style: humorous, witty, sincere, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: vandalism, mysterious character, rebellion, unlikely partners, against the rules, love triangle, lifestyle, love and romance, rebelliousness, couple relations, dull life, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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57%
Kids in America (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Inspired by real events, this ribald comedy pits an unlikely gang of students against their principal after she bars safe-sex activities on campus. Protesting Principal Weller's muzzling of free speech, the teens stage a bold and hilarious ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, safe sex, lifestyle, teenage life, sexual relations, friendship, rebellion, high school life, school, power relations, fighting the system, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
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56%
General Education (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Levi Collins is set to go to the local University on a tennis scholarship, but he forgot to tell his parents one thing - he didn't graduate. As a result, he must take summer school before his mom and dad discover he's failed senior ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, entertaining, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, summer school, teenage love, high school life, youth, tennis, social relations, parents and children, college, ambition, fall in love, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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56%
I Don't Have Many Friends (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Second year high school student Kodaka Hasegawa has transferred to his new school about a month ago, but he still hasn't made any friends. Kodaka Hasegawa was born from a Japanese father and a British mother. Because of his appearance, people ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, friends, teenage love, society, youth, high school life, social misfits, physical appearance, self discovery, social relations, teenage life, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
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54%
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Prom Queen: The Marc Hall Story (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Marc Hall, a young man living in Quebec, registers his prom date as per his Catholic school's rules. He is denied his request, because his prom date is a boy. Marc Hall is an openly gay teenager in a very conservative Catholic school. This film ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: prom, gay teenager, coming out, against the odds, teenage life, teenage love, rebellion, fighting the system, youth, lifestyle, society, catholic school ...
Time: contemporary
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54%
American Sophomore (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A group of high school kids enjoy many adventures throughout their formative tenth grade year.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, light
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: teenage life, friends, disorder, escapades, youth, social relations, high school, high school life, nudity (full frontal - brief), teenager
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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53%
Whole New Thing (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Socially isolated by his parents (Rebecca Jenkins, Robert Joy), an androgynous teen (Aaron Webber) enrolls in high school and develops a crush on his male teacher (Daniel MacIvor).
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, teachers and students, school, coming out, coming of age, gender, love and romance, high school, sexual relations, college, youth, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, nova scotia
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53%
Prom Wars: Love Is a Battlefield (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The graduating class at Miss Aversham and Miss Cronstall's School for Girls find that they have - in defiance of the natural laws of probability - all blossomed simultaneously. Capitalizing on their unique status, and intent on teaching high ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, teenage life, ambition, friends, rivalry, buddies, lifestyle, youth, best friends, high school, silly humor, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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53%
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Whiteboyz (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a virtually all-white Iowa town, Flip daydreams of being a hip-hop star, hanging with Snoop Doggy Dogg and Dr. Dre. He practices in front of a mirror and with his two pals, James and Trevor. He talks Black slang, he dresses Black. He's also ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, slang, cynical ...
Plot: hip hop, small town, friendship, follow your dream, teenage life, americana, culture clash, fish out of water, youth, crimes, teenage love, farce ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa, chicago illinois
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53%
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White as Milk, Red as Blood (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Leo falls in love with Beatrice, a slightly older high-school student who has leukemia.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, psychological, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, friendship, love and romance, self discovery, high school, youth, leukemia, teachers and students, mentally unstable, power relations, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Cheeky Girls (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three teen-aged girlfriends navigate multiple love triangles.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: school, friends, youth, coming of age, high school, teenage life, love and romance, high school life, family relations, lifestyle, teenage crush, school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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52%
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Queen Sized (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An overweight girl, Maggie Baker, is elected Homecoming queen by the mean girls in the high school.
Style: feel good, uplifting, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: high school, rivalry, society, best friends, against the odds, follow your dream, lifestyle, hopes, ambition, prom, family relations, underdog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Everybody's Doing It (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Angela and Travis consider having sex for the first time just as their high school starts up an abstinence education program. Making matters worse, a "good girl" collects abstinence pledges from students and blows the whistle on Angela and ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, couples, love and romance, battle of the sexes, buddies, lifestyle, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, sexual relations, school, politics ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Childstar (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Childstar is about an egotistical 12-year-old named Taylor Brandon Burns who has skyrocketed to fame at that young age. His relationship with his driver, Rick, takes a turn when Taylor confides in him about the problems of celebrity and the fears of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, biting ...
Plot: actor's life, fame, showbiz, coming of age, lifestyle, filmmaking, youth, artists and showbiz, satire, family relations, celebrity culture, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Foreign Exchange (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Four high school friends plan to ride out their senior year taking easy classes, including a program for housing foreign exchange students and eventually all attending Ohio State. Hurdles befall each of the four: grades, higher aspirations, love. Is ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sexy, teen sex comedy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenage life, buddies, hardcase students, sexual content, social relations, couples, youth, love and romance, lifestyle, wooing, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Breakfast Club (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Five high school students, all different stereotypes, meet in detention, where they pour their hearts out to each other, and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sincere, talky ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night, kids, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, high school, teenager, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, friendship, introspection, teachers and students, teenage love, teenage angst, youth, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
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