Movies like Nowhere

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Nowhere (1997)
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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, psychedelic, stylized, sexual, humorous, offbeat, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, apocalypse, friendship, social differences, gay teenager, teenage life, love triangle, society, social misfits, opposites attract, estrangement, drug dealing, chaos and mayhem, sex, love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, drug addiction, alien, murder, fantasy world, friends, love and romance, gender bending, couples, gender ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, cambodia, southern california

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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, male nudity, dialogue, coming of age and storytelling 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), Fat Girls (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Doom Generation (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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, rough, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, violence, surrealism, murder, sex, love triangle, punk, threesome, controversy, drifter, voyeur, friendship ...
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, humorous, semi serious, 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, talky, semi serious, clever
Plot: gay, teenager, suicide, gender, youth, couples, teenage life, love and romance, gays and lesbians, couple relations, boyfriend, evangelist ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, minneapolis minnesota, wisconsin, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, disorder, social decay, youth, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, witty, clever, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, high school, friendship, small town, coming of age, eccentric family, couples, small town life, teenage love, love and romance, suburban life, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, nomad, teenage life, eccentric family, self discovery, single parent, family relations, social differences, parents and children, sex aid, youth, sex ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: drug abuse, love triangle, college, virginity, college life, youth, lifestyle, romance, sex, party, dating, gay slur ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, rome italy, europe, amsterdam, switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, witty, humorous, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: high school, youth, coming of age, debate, psychologist, addiction, human nature, high school life, lifestyle, parents and children, life is a bitch, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oregon, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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, love triangle, mistress, drug dealing, artist, heavy metal, mental illness, addiction, unfulfillment, rock, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, california, chicago illinois, manhattan new york city, connecticut ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: witty, semi serious, humorous, biting, realistic ...
Plot: aids, gay, chases and races, friendship, couples, love affair, on the run, gays and lesbians, fugitives, love and romance, gender, friends ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: serious, sincere, gloomy, realistic
Plot: teenage life, friends, social misfits, life is a bitch, buddies, society, social differences, punk, youth, injustice, rock, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.7
 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, twentysomething life, unlikely couple, fall in love, couple relations, singleness, opposites attract, clergy ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: talky, humorous, clever, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, pregnancy, chess, gays and lesbians, singleness, midlife crisis, best friends, opposites attract, couples, looking for love, love triangle, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.8
 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, acceptance, homosexual, unwanted pregnancy, hypocrisy, gay, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: baltimore, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: summer camp, coming of age, friendship, self discovery, virgin, teenage girl, high school, friends, teenage love, couples, teenage life, street kid ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, georgia, 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, sincere, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, gay, high school, friendship, lgbt teen, coming out, summer, amusement park, gays and lesbians, lgbt, homosexuality, small town ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, usa, midwest, new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 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, witty, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: friendship, parents and children, coming of age, social relations, youth, americana, social differences, love and romance, save the day, father son relationship, island, coping ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, high school, school dance, friendship, prom, pimp, transsexual, small town, gender, human nature, youth, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: england, new york, europe, usa, chicago illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Boys on the Side (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: road movie, touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, aids, friends, pregnancy, terminal illness, on the road, self discovery, unfulfillment, feminism, gender, couples, partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, cross country, pakistan, san diego california, tucson arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, dishonesty, teachers and students, manipulation, high school life, adolescence, teenager, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.3
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Spring Breakers (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After four college girls rob a restaurant to fund their spring break in Florida, they get entangled with a weird dude with his own criminal agenda.
Style: sexy, disturbing, humorous, talky, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: juvenile delinquency, party, youth, female friendship, best friends, teenage life, society, lifestyle, student life, sex, strong sexual content, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.5
 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, road movie, melancholic ...
Plot: friends, friendship, high school, coming of age, on the road, teenager, family problems, teenage life, female protagonist, reputation, virgin, teacher ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: usa, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.4
 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, summer camp, friendship, gays and lesbians, youth, gay, love triangle, romance, teenage love, gay teenager, fall in love, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, bavaria, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, politics, friendship, infidelity, single parent, self discovery, teenage love, misfit, introspection, romance, fall in love, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 90s, year 1977
Place: ireland, europe, massachusetts, paris france, milwaukee wisconsin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.8
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Palindromes (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Aviva is thirteen, awkward and sensitive. Her mother Joyce is warm and loving, as is her father, Steve, a regular guy who does have a fierce temper from time to time. The film revolves around her family, friends and neighbors.
Style: sexual, bleak, psychological, surreal, semi serious ...
Plot: abortion, pregnancy, child abuse, dysfunctional family, murder, sniper, coming of age, innocence lost, runaway teen, teenage pregnancy, sexual abuse, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, kansas, usa, india, wyoming
⇓ 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, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, racism, self discovery, friends, lifestyle, alcohol abuse, showbiz, society, human nature, introspection, buddies, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.9
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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, disturbing, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: incest, strong sexual content, erection, masturbation, dysfunctional family, sexual relations, teenage life, coming of age, family relations, youth, innocence lost, tennis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Spectacular Now (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A hard-partying high school senior's philosophy on life changes when he meets the not-so-typical "nice girl."
Style: sincere, touching, semi serious, sentimental, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, coming of age, teenage life, youth, love and romance, classmates, drinking problem, couples, teenager, teenage sex, high school, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Puberty Blues (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The mating rituals of two teenage surf chicks from the southern suburbs of Sydney.Meet Sue, a teenage Australian girl in the late 70s, whose life mainly consists of doing what everyone else does - watch the surfing boys and have sex with the same ...
Style: realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: drug abuse, friendship, coming of age, high school life, gender, rebelliousness, innocence lost, society, misfit, kids in trouble, friends, young lovers ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.6
 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, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming out, coming of age, teenage life, friendship, gender, romance, youth, fall in love, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, high school life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, britain, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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