Movies like Nowhere

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Nowhere (1997)
 6.5
 8K
Nowhere (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The third film in a trilogy by writer-director Gregg Araki. Described as "90210 on acid", the film tells the story of a day in the lives of a group of high school kids in Los Angeles and the strange lives they lead.
Style: surreal, futuristic, stylized, sexual, psychedelic, humorous, offbeat, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, apocalypse, friendship, social differences, drug addiction, gay teenager, teenage life, love triangle, society, social misfits, opposites attract, estrangement, drug dealing, chaos and mayhem, sex, love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, alien, murder, fantasy world, friends, love and romance, gender bending, couples, gender ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, cambodia, southern california

Most similar movies to Nowhere

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and melancholic films with plots about youth, drinking, friendship, storytelling, mentor, male nudity and dialogue mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Nowhere: The Doom Generation (1995), Men, Women & Children (2014), Totally F***ed Up (1993), The Chumscrubber (2005), Slums of Beverly Hills (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Doom Generation (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jordan White and Amy Blue, two troubled teens, pick up an adolescent drifter, Xavier Red. Together, the threesome embark on a sex and violence-filled journey through an America of psychos and quickiemarts.
Style: surreal, disturbing, dark humor, witty, cynical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, violence, surrealism, murder, love triangle, drifter, controversy, severed head, friendship, nihilism, shoplifting, threesome ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, serious, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, high school, youth, computers and web, teenage love, internet, parents and children, overprotective parent, teenager, infidelity, coming of age, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Totally F***ed Up (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Life really sucks for a group of gay and lesbian teenagers living in Los Angeles. Their parents kicked them out, they're broke and bored, their lovers cheat on them, and they're harassed by fag-bashers. If things are going to be this way, ...
Style: touching, realistic, clever, semi serious, talky
Plot: teenager, suicide, gay, gay teenager, couples, love and romance, youth, gender, teenage life, gays and lesbians, couple relations, lip synching ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, minneapolis minnesota, malibu california, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Chumscrubber (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Chumscrubber is a dark comedy about the lives of people who live in upper-class suburbia. It all begins when Dean Stiffle finds the body of his friend, Troy. He doesn't bother telling any of the adults because he knows they won't care. ...
Style: surreal, dark humor, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suicide, kidnapping, mistaken identity, friendship, drug dealing, drug abuse, coming of age, crimes, youth, disorder, social decay, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Slums of Beverly Hills (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In 1976, a lower-middle-class teenager struggles to cope living with her neurotic family of nomads on the outskirts of Beverly Hills.
Style: humorous, sincere, semi serious, disturbing, clever ...
Plot: coming of age, teenage life, eccentric family, family relations, self discovery, single parent, parents and children, social differences, sex aid, youth, nomad, sex ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.9
 536
Fat Girls (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Fat Girls is an original off-beat comedy feature. It focuses on Rodney Miller, not your typical Texas high school student...he is a theater lover and his ultimate dream is to be on Broadway. Awkward and shy, he doesn't have many people to talk ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, coming out, coming of age, high school, friendship, small town life, eccentric family, couples, friends, family relations, gender, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 20K
Thumbsucker (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Justin, a teenager boy, throws himself and everyone around him into chaos when he attempts to break free from his addiction to his thumb.
Style: realistic, sentimental, offbeat, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: high school, youth, coming of age, debate, psychologist, addiction, family life, teenage life, eccentric family, hopes, life is a bitch, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Rules of Attraction (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The incredibly spoiled and overprivileged students of Camden College are a backdrop for an unusual love triangle between a drug dealer, a virgin and a bisexual classmate.
Style: stylized, humorous, melancholic, entertaining, surreal ...
Plot: college, drug abuse, love triangle, virginity, rape, lifestyle, romance, youth, college life, sex, party, dating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new hampshire, europe, rome italy, paris france, switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 6.9
 31K
Igby Goes Down (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young man's peculiar upbringing renders him unable to competently cope with the struggle of growing up.
Style: witty, realistic, clever, intellectual, talky ...
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, mistress, drug dealing, artist, love triangle, heavy metal, mental illness, addiction, bohemian life, godparent, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, california, chicago illinois, connecticut, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Living End (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Luke is a gay hustler. Jon is a movie critic. Both are HIV positive. They go on a hedonistic, dangerous journey. Their motto: "Fuck the world".
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting, witty ...
Plot: gay, hiv, aids, friendship, couples, love and romance, gays and lesbians, chases and races, on the road, on the run, friends, gender ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.7
 159K
Rushmore (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a beautiful first-grade teacher arrives at a prep school, she soon attracts the attention of an ambitious teenager named Max, who quickly falls in love with her. Max turns to the father of two of his schoolmates for advice on how to woo the ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: love triangle, coming of age, depression, friendship, teacher, high school, jealousy, student, mentor, adolescence, teachers and students, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Mysterious Skin (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A teenage hustler and a young man obsessed with alien abductions cross paths, together discovering a horrible, liberating truth.
Style: psychological, disturbing, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: child abuse, sexual abuse, homosexual, pedophilia, male rape, child molestation, homosexuality, teenage life, life is a bitch, gay slur, youth, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1991, year 1981, 1990s ...
Place: usa, kansas, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Wassup Rockers (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Instead of adhering to the norms of their South Central neighborhood, a group of skater boys opt to bus into Hollywood and Beverly Hills, where they attract local rich girls - and plenty of trouble with the police, jealous boyfriends, and nervous ...
Style: sincere, gloomy, realistic, serious
Plot: teenage life, social differences, punk, society, buddies, friends, drugs/alcohol, rock, life is a bitch, social misfits, youth, injustice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.8
 5K
Jeffrey (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jeffery, a young gay man in New York, decides that sex is too much and decided to become celibate. He immediately meets the man of his dreams and must decide whether or not love is worth the danger of a boyfriend dying.
Style: witty, touching, humorous, sexual, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, aids, gays and lesbians, romance, friendship, clergy, self discovery, opposites attract, youth, friends, looking for love, celibacy ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.2
 5K
Camp (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Misfits in their lives back home, a group of young people live it up at musical-theater camp. While the sports counselor is completely ignored, the kids' spend all their time in rehearsal for a grueling schedule that involves a new show every ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: summer camp, coming of age, love and romance, teenage love, love triangle, artists and showbiz, rock, audition, teenage life, social misfits, rehearsal, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Edge of Seventeen (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A gay teenager finds out who he is and what he wants, who his friends are, and who loves him, in this autobiographical tale set in middle U.S. in the 1980s. Growing up, learning about life, love, sex, friends, and lovers.
Style: realistic, sexual, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, lgbt teen, coming of age, homosexuality, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, coming out, lgbt, self discovery, high school, friendship, first gay sexual experience ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, usa, midwest, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Friends & Lovers (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Friends for ten years, a group of twenty-somethings head for the ski slopes as guests of Ian's father. (Ian and dad are estranged because dad worked too many hours when Ian was a lad.) Dad has something to say, but Ian won't listen. ...
Style: witty, realistic, humorous, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, chess, pregnancy, love triangle, infidelity, friends, youth, opposites attract, best friends, midlife crisis, lifestyle, gender ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 43K
Saved! (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Teenage Mary Cummings, who has "been Born Again her whole life," is about to enter her senior year at American Eagle Christian High School near Baltimore with her Fundamentalist Christian friends Hilary Faye and Veronica, the three of whom ...
Style: touching, clever, realistic, dark humor, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: christianity, pregnancy, high school, virginity, friendship, jewish, hypocrisy, acceptance, unwanted pregnancy, homosexual, gay, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: baltimore, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Little Darlings (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two 15-year old girls from different sides of the tracks compete to see who will be first to lose their virginity while at camp.
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: summer camp, coming of age, friendship, self discovery, virgin, teenage girl, high school, teenage love, best friends, youth, high school life, social differences ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, georgia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.5
 12K
Get Real (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A tenderly romantic coming-of-age story as two boys in a British school fall in love.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming out, coming of age, teenage life, friendship, gender, romance, youth, gay teenager, fall in love, lifestyle, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.3
 2K
Diggers (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Diggers is a coming-of-age story directed by Katherine Dieckmann. It portrays four working-class friends who grow up in The Hamptons, on the South Shore of Long Island, New York, as clam diggers in 1976. Their fathers were clam diggers as well as ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, touching ...
Plot: friendship, parents and children, coming of age, americana, social differences, youth, social relations, love and romance, save the day, father son relationship, island, working class ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.2
 13K
Summer Storm (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Tobi and Achim, the pride of the local crew club, have been the best of friends for years and are convinced that nothing will ever stand in the way of their friendship. They look forward to the upcoming summer camp and the crew competition. Then the ...
Style: touching, humorous, light, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, gay, summer camp, friendship, gays and lesbians, youth, love triangle, gay teenager, teenagers, romance, teenage love, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, bavaria, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Adventures of Sebastian Cole (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In June, 1983, in Dutchess County, New York, Sebastian Cole joins his mother, step-father, and sister for dinner. Hank, Sebastian's step-father, drops a bomb: he announces he's changing sexes. Sebastian's sister splits immediately for ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, clever, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, high school, prom, school dance, friendship, pimp, transsexual, small town, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, sexual relations, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1983
Place: england, new york, europe, usa, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Pretty Persuasion (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A 15-year-old girl incites chaos among her friends and a media frenzy when she accuses her drama teacher of sexual harassment.
Style: dark humor, realistic, biting, cynical, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, false accusation, sexual harassment, rejection, lifestyle, teachers and students, dishonesty, manipulation, high school life, adolescence, teenager, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.9
 28K
Ken Park (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Netherlands, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ken Park focuses on several teenagers and their tormented home lives. Shawn seems to be the most conventional. Tate is brimming with psychotic rage; Claude is habitually harassed by his brutish father and coddled, rather uncomfortably, by his ...
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: strong sexual content, underage sex, incest, erection, teenage sex, sexual relations, youth, teenage life, family relations, dysfunctional family, masturbation, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Boys on the Side (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After breaking up with her girlfriend, a nightclub singer, Jane, answers a personal ad from Robin, a real estate agent with AIDS, seeking a cross-country travel partner. On their journey from New York City to Los Angeles, the two stop by Pittsburgh ...
Style: road movie, touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, aids, friends, pregnancy, terminal illness, on the road, self discovery, gays and lesbians, partners, couples, feminism, gender ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, san diego california, tucson arizona, cross country, pakistan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.4
 10K
Dirty Girl (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's 1987 and Danielle, the high school 'Dirty Girl', is running away. With her is chubby, gay Clarke, a bag of flour called Joan and a Walkman full of glorious '80s tunes.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, road movie, melancholic ...
Plot: friends, friendship, high school, coming of age, on the road, teenager, family problems, teenage life, female protagonist, teacher, virgin, reputation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: usa, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Last of the High Kings (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark, Ireland, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: It is 1977, Dublin rocks to the music of Thin Lizzy and the world is stunned by the death of Elvis Presley. Frankie, caught between acne and adulthood, has just completed his final exams in school. Convinced he will fail, he survives the summer ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: politics, friendship, infidelity, coming of age, single parent, self discovery, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, romance, fall in love, introspection, misfit ...
Time: 90s, year 1977
Place: ireland, europe, massachusetts, milwaukee wisconsin, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Outside Providence (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In this coming-of-age comedy, Tim Dunphy is leading a go-nowhere existence, spending his days smoking pot and hanging out with his best friend, Drugs Delaney. But Tim's lazy days of getting high are jettisoned after a brush with the law ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, high school life, love, student, party, prank, romance, parents and children, family relations, teenager, teenage life, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: rhode island, usa, campus, connecticut, new england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.8
 8K
SubUrbia (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A group of suburban teenagers try to support each other through the difficult task of becoming adults.
Style: talky, realistic, cynical, witty, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, racism, self discovery, society, human nature, introspection, lifestyle, showbiz, alcohol abuse, hanging, coming of age, suburban life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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