Movies like Teenagers

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Teenagers (1983)
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Teenagers
Original name: Пацаны
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A former athlete runs a camp dedicated to reforming juvenile criminals, a tough job with no quick payoffs.
Plot: reformatory, juvenile delinquency, youth, child martial arts, nude bathing, speedo, gymnastics, nude swimming, reform school, bully, attempted rape, male nudity, swimming, female nudity, bare breasts, boy, teacher
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City of God
Crime, Drama
Brazil, France
130 min.
 8.6
American History X
Crime, Drama
USA
119 min.
 8.5
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and bleak films with plots about youth, juvenile delinquency, male nudity, society, female nudity, life is a bitch and violence mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Teenagers: Pixote (1981), The Sheriff Behind Bars (1966), Tough Enough (2006), This Is England (2006), From the Edge of the City (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Pixote
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Pixote, a 10-year-old runaway boy, is arrested on the streets of Sao Paulo during a police round-up homeless people. Pixote endures torture, degradation and corruption at a local youth detention center where two of the runaways are murdered by ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: kids
Plot: prostitution, crime, brutality, homeless, poverty, loneliness, children, corruption, tragedy, drugs/alcohol, juvenile delinquency, pornography ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america, sao paulo brazil
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The Sheriff Behind Bars
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A dramatic story from the setting of a youth de tention center. Youngster Jakub, out of delusory solidarity, gets convicted of theft and goes to prison in place ofthe "sheriff" of his gang. He naively hopes that the sheriff will appreciate ...
Plot: imprisonment, taking off clothes, barefoot male, teenage protagonist, gay, fight, tattoo, urination, closeted homosexual, bullying, bully, violence ...
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 7.1
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Tough Enough
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: From the youth directed novel of the same name by Greogor Tressnow comes a film by Detlev Buck that is a realistic portrait of life in the section of Berlin called Neukölln. It’s about power and weakness, delinquents and victims, and the ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: gang, heavy metal, urban ghetto, juvenile delinquency, rock, innocence lost, teenage life, urban ghetto life, coming of age, drug dealer, crimes, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   68%
 
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 7.7
 108K
This Is England
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A story about a troubled boy growing up in England, set in 1983. He comes across a few skinheads on his way home from school, after a fight. They become his new best friends even like family. Based on experiences of director Shane Meadows.
Style: realistic, bleak, tense, emotional, disturbing ...
Plot: racism, skinhead, coming of age, violence, innocence lost, childhood, adolescence, friendship, bullying, brainwashing, prejudice, drinking ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, northern england, woodstock
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System:   62%
    User:   63%
 
From the Edge of the City
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Minority-group Greeks from an outer suburb of Athens struggle with their life on society's fringe and exploitation of one another.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, gloomy, rough
Plot: gang, immigrants, juvenile delinquency, crime, prostitute, ocean or sea, human nature, urban ghetto, culture clash, suburbs, innocence lost, urban ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, greece, russia, athens greece, italy ...
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    User:   60%
 
 5.7
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491
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A study in forgiveness as oppression and goodness as provocation. Six youth criminals are chosen to participate in a social experiment where they are assigned to live together in a rundown apartment in the heart of Stockholm, Sweden. The six boys ...
Plot: theater, juvenile delinquent, reverend, juvenile delinquency, switchblade, locked room, biblical reference, sexual frustration, closeted gay, playing guitar, inspector, jumping out a window ...
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System:   62%
    User:   53%
 
 6.5
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Seven Freckles
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: East Germany
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Teens in a holiday-camp. First love, first sex, first self-made theatre performance of "Romeo and Julliet" - quite interesting to have a look at the east-German youth in the seventies.
Plot: teenager, teenage girl, sexuality, holiday, male nudity, vacation, teenage boy, bra, kiss, dancing, bare breasts, female full frontal nudity ...
Place: east germany
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System:   57%
    User:   64%
 
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Born Innocent
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A constant runaway is given over to the care of the state and finds herself in a remand centre for girls. She is soon caught between the uncaring bureaucracy, the sometimes brutal treatment from her peers and her own abusive family, and only one ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: sexual abuse, teenage life, society, youth, life is a bitch, innocence lost, riot, rape, brutality, prison, runaway, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 70s
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System:   55%
    User:   49%
 
 7.6
 9K
Scum
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This is the hard and shocking story of life in a British Borstal for young offenders. The brutal regime made no attempt to reform or improve the inmates and actively encouraged a power struggle between the 'tough' new inmate and the ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: prison, anti heroes, boarding school, crime, juvenile delinquency, rebelliousness, racism, riot, corruption, violence, revenge, boarding school life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england
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System:   55%
    User:   64%
 
 7.3
 796
Forever Mary
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A teacher discovers his calling. Marco relocates to Palermo from Milan and takes a job teaching in a reform school while he waits for a high school position. He tries to understand and motivate his handful of students, reading them colloquial ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, touching, thought provoking ...
Plot: dedicated educator, hopes, society, school, crime, youth, prison, power relations, juvenile delinquency, reformatory, juvenile delinquent, prostitute ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, sicily, italy, palermo italy
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System:   54%
    User:   47%
 
Ali Zaoua: Prince of the Streets
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Morocco, Tunisia, France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ali, Kwita, Omar and Boubker are street kids. The daily dose of glue sniffing represents their only escape from reality. Since they left Dib and his gang, they have been living on the portside of Casablanca. They live in constant fear of Dib's ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, captivating
Plot: gang, street kid, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto, urban ghetto life, kids in trouble, crimes, society, youth, survival, coming of age, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: morocco, africa
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System:   46%
    User:   42%
 
The Child I Never Was
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A serial killer dispassionately discusses the nuts and bolts of his grisly avocation, as well as the youthful traumas which helped to mold him into a psychopath, in this disturbing independent drama from Germany, based on the true story of of ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: crime, juvenile delinquency, murderous pair, serial killer, murder, sexual abuse, psychopath, teenage life, crimes, deadly, society, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1962, year 1976, year 1966
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   37%
 
When Father Was Away on Business
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Tito's break-up with Stalin in 1948 marked the beginning of not only confusing, but also very dangerous years for many hard-core Yugoslav communists. A careless remark about the newspaper cartoon is enough for Mesha to join many arrested ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: parents and children, coming of age, politics, love and romance, society, communism, state affairs, youth, couples, family relations, womanizer, rehabilitation ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   40%
 
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The Babysitters
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Shirley is a good student who works as a babysitter in order to make money for college. One night Michael, a father Shirley works for, confesses he's unhappy with married life. Shirley has a crush on Michael, and seizes this ...
Style: serious, dark humor, sexual, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: prostitute, suburbs, unlikely criminals, adolescence vs adulthood, teenager, sex, social decay, suburban life, teenage life, daughter, high school, cabin ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   43%
 
 5.0
 633
Malibu High
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a high school senior is dumped by her boyfriend, her grades fall drastically...to avoid failing, she begins seducing her male teachers. Thus begins her downward spiral into drug addiction and prostitution, and ultimately assassinations for a ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, crime, on the road, innocence lost, sexual relations, down on your luck, prostitution, prostitute, teenage life, crimes, deadly, exploitation ...
Time: 70s
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System:   45%
    User:   37%
 
 6.4
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7 Virgins
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Tano is 16-years-old and is already sitting in jail. In 48 hours he’s a free man and off to the wedding of his brother. In the two days he recounts his neighborhood in a section of Sevilla.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: best friends, youth, buddies, juvenile delinquency, coming of age, human nature, friendship, innocence lost, wedding, parents and children, siblings relations, family life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   48%
 
 8.6
 617K
City of God
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Cidade de Deus is a shantytown that started during the 1960s and became one of Rio de Janeiro’s most dangerous places in the beginning of the 1980s. To tell the story of this place, the movie describes the life of various characters, all seen by ...
Style: bleak, realistic, stylized, disturbing, epic ...
Plot: coming of age, crime, innocence lost, poverty, violence, organized crime, gangster, gang, redemption, revenge, photographer, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   38%
 
 5.9
 8K
Boot Camp
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A group of troubled teens are sent to a rehabilitation program housed in a remote camp on the island of Fiji. What their parents believe is a state-of-the-art deluxe institution in a beautiful natural environment turns out to be a prison-like boot ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: island, boot camp, young heroes, against the rules, isolation, confined, rebellion, rivalry, youth, power relations, juvenile delinquency, rebelliousness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   42%
    User:   42%
 
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The Home of Dark Butterflies
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Haunted by his traumatic past and cautious about the prospects of an uncertain future, a fourteen year old boy named Juhani winds up in an isolated boys' home known as The Island. Juhani (Niilo Syvaoja) has been shuttled between foster homes ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: island, youth, innocence lost, haunted by the past, isolation, couple relations, teenager, friendship, tough heroes, family problems, family relations, foster home ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   39%
 
The Devil's Playground
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A powerful drama relating the intimate aspect of teenage boys and their priest/educators behind the walls of a religious institution where rigid discipline backfires natural feelings are deemed unnatural acts and human lives are controlled in the ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic
Plot: coming of age, college, school, clergy, boarding school, gays and lesbians, teachers and students, boarding school life, college life, teenage life, working class, religions or cults ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia
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System:   40%
    User:   33%
 
 7.1
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The Tribe
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Ukraine, Netherlands
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Deaf mute Sergey enters a specialized boarding school for deaf-and-dumb. In this new place, he needs to find his way through the hierarchy of the school’s network dealing with crimes and prostitution, the Tribe. By taking part of several ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, realistic, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: boarding school, adolescence, prostitution, crime, school, abortion, male nudity, bullying, violence, juvenile delinquency, gang, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ukraine, kiev ukraine
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System:   40%
    User:   40%
 
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Hardcore
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Greece
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Leaving behind a hard life with their families, two young girls end up in a brothel, fall in love and support one another against the adversities and violence of the night.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, sexual, stylized ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, crime, vengeance, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, sexual abuse, social differences, crimes, life is a bitch, drug abuse, femme fatale, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, greece
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System:   38%
    User:   38%
 
 7.1
 14K
River's Edge
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A group of high school friends discover that they are in the presence of a killer. One of them, Samson, has murdered his girlfriend Jamie. He brags to his friends about killing her, and when they discover he is telling the truth, their reactions ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: murder, high school, small town, crime, teenager, drugs, drinking, friendship, brutality, teacher, violence, marijuana ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, oregon, usa, portland oregon
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System:   38%
    User:   40%
 
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American History X
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Derek Vineyard is paroled after serving 3 years in prison for killing two thugs who tried to break into/steal his truck. Through his brother, Danny Vineyard's narration, we learn that before going to prison, Derek was a skinhead and the leader ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, emotional, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, redemption, prison, xenophobia, brutality, revenge, crime, skinhead, prejudice, racial slur, blacks and whites, violence spree ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, venice beach california
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System:   38%
    User:   33%
 
Reform School Girls
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jenny is sent to a women's reform school. It is run by evil warden Sutter and her henchwoman Edna. Jenny will stop at nothing to escape but she also has to deal with Charlie the bully.
Style: sexual, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prison, vengeance, brutality, violence, juvenile delinquency, lesbian, sex, crime, going straight, pornography, death, punk ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   40%
 
 6.2
 8K
Foxfire
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, serious, realistic, sincere, sexy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: high school, friendship, coming of age, teacher, school, lesbian, vengeance, kidnapping, teenager, college, drugs, male nudity ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, portland oregon
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System:   37%
    User:   39%
 
 6.7
 2K
Joe the King
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A destitute 14 year old struggles to keep his life together despite harsh abuse at his mother's hands, harsher abuse at his father's, and a growing separation from his slightly older brother. Petty thefts for food grow into more major ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, serious, bleak, rough ...
Audience: kids
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, redemption, working class, teacher, drinking, child abuse, friendship, children, childhood, male nudity, poverty ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   36%
    User:   35%
 
 7.3
 26K
Thug
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The South African multi-award winning film about a young South African boy from the ghetto named Tsotsi, meaning Gangster. Tsotsi, who left home as a child to get away from helpless parents, finds a baby in the back seat of a car that he has just ...
Style: bleak, realistic, emotional, serious, rough ...
Plot: redemption, crime, violence, poverty, gang, gangster, friendship, hip hop, drinking, violent, childhood, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa, africa, boston
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System:   36%
    User:   40%
 

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The Powers That Be
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A wealthy Los Angeles teen and her superficial friends wants to break out of suburbia and experience Southern California's "gangsta" lifestyle. But problems arise when the preppies get in over their heads and provoke the wrath of a ...
Style: sexual, tense, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: hip hop, teenager, gangsters, culture clash, drugs, coming of age, high school, gang, realism, drugs/alcohol, nudity (topless - notable), violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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System:   34%
    User:   34%
 
Song for a Raggy Boy
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Ireland, UK, Denmark, Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: William Franklin is a teacher who was born in Ireland and moved to the United States only to repatriate in 1939 after his leftist political views cause him to lose his job. Franklin becomes the first non-cleric instructor at St. Jude's, a ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, disturbing, thought provoking
Plot: clergy, gory, dedicated educator, school, human spirit, teachers and students, boarding school life, fighting the system, discipline, beating, poetry, reformatory ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: europe, ireland, spain
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System:   34%
    User:   34%
 
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