Movies that are like Permanent Record

If you like "Permanent Record" you are probably looking for touching, emotional, realistic and serious movies of Drama, Music and Romance genre about / that have / with high school, suicide, coming of age, buddies, teenager, teenagers and drinking themes shot in USA.
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Permanent Record
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, intense, sentimental, gloomy, sad, sincere, dramatic, harsh, disturbing, melancholic, reflective, talky, earnest
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, suicide, coming of age, buddies, teenager, teenagers, drinking, death, friendship, school, social misfits, romance, runaway, gay, honest, sexualized violence, mentor, depression, parents and children, tragedy, music, lone hero, high school life, unlikely friendships, moral ambiguity, bullying, dialogue, childhood, adolescence, stereotypes, family, culture clash, nudity (topless - notable), redemption, teenage life, fight scenes, catastrophe, dark hero, hospital, vengeance, courage, coming-of-age, existentialism, storytelling, suicide attempt, brutality, happy ending, underdog, parenthood, loneliness, weapons, youth, friends, love and romance, misfit, society, family relations, teen suicide, memorial service, death of boy, washing a car, electric guitar, jumping off a cliff, chinese restaurant, recording session, school play, suicide note, school principal, reckless driving, pianist, teenage angst, recording studio, aquarium, loss, marijuana, locker room, songwriter, garage, abandoned factory, guitar, fish, classroom, vomiting, cliff, grief, teenage girl, teenage boy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, beach, coffin, music conductor, musician, band, funeral, underwear, fence, train, drug use, sex, drunkenness, singing, brother brother relationship, cigarette smoking, audition, crying, apology, drink, singer, song, rehearsal, friend, restaurant, father son relationship, teacher, beer, mother son relationship, party, kiss, lifestyle, betrayal, violent, vigilante, segregation, life & death, guilt, gangsters, finnish, ethnic conflict, destiny, dancing, character study
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, portland oregon, oregon, california
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower
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102 min.
 8.0
Splendor in the Grass
Drama, Romance
USA
124 min.
 7.8
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, melancholic and sentimental films with plots including high school, mentor, coming of age, unlikely friendships, dialogue, runaway and childhood themes mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Permanent Record: Crazy/Beautiful (2001), Stealing Home (1988), Blue Car (2002), Roll Bounce (2005), Some Kind of Wonderful (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Crazy/Beautiful
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, romantic, sexy, sentimental, gloomy, harsh, touching, melancholic, intense, dramatic, bad ending, interesting, sweet, talky
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, romance, teenager, cheerleading, teenagers, father daughter relationship, drugs/alcohol, young lovers, adolescence, stereotypes, relationships, culture clash, love story, hip hop, interracial relations, school, race issues, drinking, love, happy ending, social differences, pornography, forbidden love, unhappiness, coming of age, love of one's life, parent child relationship, teenage crush, jealousy, kiss, teenage love, bullying, depression, catastrophe, virginity, women, rebellion, mentor, dialogue, runaway, honest, teenage life, redemption, nudity (topless - notable), death, unlikely friendships, fall in love, goth, family, friendship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
Stealing Home
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, serious, realistic, inspirational, sweet, romantic, intense, sincere, light, sexy, melancholic, reflective, tricky, heartbreaking, fairy tale
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, love, coming of age, mentor, self discovery, childhood, love story, baseball, adolescence, aging, coming-of-age, destiny, unlikely friendships, memory, parents and children, happy ending, suicide, vengeance, death, storytelling, dreams, life, teenage life, romance, underdog, family, nudity (topless - notable), high school, catastrophe, transformation, relationships, fantasy world, beautiful scenery, poetry, fall in love, redemption, football, school, flashbacks, dialogue, love and romance, swashbuckler, chase, women, revenge, culture clash, adaptation, nudity (full frontal - brief), survival, youth
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   83%
    User:   91%
 
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Blue Car
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, melancholic, touching, harsh, depressing, dramatic, reflective, gloomy, bleak, sexy, talky, heartbreaking, bad ending, sincere, disturbing, sexual, intense, sad
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: high school, coming of age, relationships, nudity (topless - notable), teacher, loneliness, writer's life, coming-of-age, dysfunctional family, complex characters, adolescence, writers, teenager, character study, mentor, manipulation, depression, tragedy, pornography, realism, death, childhood, parents and children, suburbs, unlikely friendships, runaway, teenagers, school, family, sisters, dialogue, teenage life, sexual abuse, male nudity, friendship, honest, hospital, women, drinking, writing, brutality, stereotypes, poetry, bullying, parenthood, sexualized violence, obsession, sex, culture clash, guilt
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   64%
 
 6.1
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Roll Bounce
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, entertaining, light, sentimental, touching, suspenseful, sweet, melancholic, emotional, intense, interesting, idiotic, compassionate, futuristic
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: hip hop, competition, coming of age, buddies, dancing, father son relationship, underdog, dance, mentor, kids and family, childhood, high school, culture clash, contests and competitions, romance, runaway, coming-of-age, bollywood, teenagers, friendship, family, destiny, family drama, parents and children, music, stereotypes, catastrophe, classic car, period piece, interracial romance, teenage love, children, dialogue, storytelling, small town, bullying, unlikely friendships, spelling bee, memory, teenage life, pornography, police investigation, fight scenes, survival, camp, violence, lone hero, good versus evil, kids in trouble, life philosophy
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   88%
 
Some Kind of Wonderful
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, romantic, sweet, sentimental, sexy, touching, intense, reflective, bad ending
Audience: teens, date night, kids, chick flick
Plot: high school, friendship, coming of age, school, romance, teenager, adolescence, teenagers, buddies, unlikely friendships, love triangle, mentor, bullying, tomboy, best friend, love, destiny, revenge, stereotypes, vengeance, coming-of-age, childhood, relationships, chase, nerds, geek, runaway, drinking, teenage life, betrayal, cheerleading, love story, dialogue, classic car, catastrophe, shopping, honest, women, gangs, fall in love, happy ending, storytelling, teacher, small town, college, fantasy world, culture clash, pornography, loneliness, love and romance
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   77%
 
 7.5
 33K
Keith
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Style: realistic, serious, romantic, touching, melancholic, bad ending, sentimental, emotional, sweet, talky, sad, heartbreaking, psychological, clever
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: high school, romance, cancer, teenager, love, teenage love, death, love story, terminal illness, teenagers, relationships, depression, adolescence, life & death, teenage life, rebellion, friendship, coming of age, pornography, time loop, virginity, destiny, happy ending, honest, cheerleading, fall in love, life, coming-of-age, loneliness, teacher, school, small town, plot twist, bullying, dialogue, sacrifice, love and romance, transformation, catastrophe, unlikely friendships, fight scenes, opposites attract, geek, runaway, stereotypes, justice, existentialism, manipulation, beautiful scenery, youth
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   64%
 
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, melancholic, emotional, depressing, romantic, heartbreaking, gloomy, sweet, reflective, intense, dramatic, interesting, earnest, adaptation directed by original author, sincere, sentimental, talky, clever, sad, dark
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, high school, friendship, depression, mental illness, teenager, adolescence, gay, first love, teacher, loneliness, drugs, suicide, bullying, drugs/alcohol, teenagers, coming-of-age, shyness, book, unlikely friendships, mentor, virginity, school, social misfits, literature, relationships, honest, childhood, adaptation, aunt nephew relationship, high school student, teenage boy, kiss, rock, runaway, sexual abuse, drinking, love, love story, life philosophy, stereotypes, dialogue, teenage life, suburbs, introvert, gay friend, destiny, secret, storytelling, pornography
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1991, contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   79%
 
Movie in collections
 6.2
 686
Girls Town
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, disturbing, heartbreaking, sincere, talky, dramatic, melancholic, reflective, interesting, sexy, stylized, harsh, intense, sad
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, school, best friends, college, women, adolescence, suicide, pornography, runaway, fantasy world, juvenile delinquency, unlikely friendships, coming of age, drinking, sexualized violence, rape, revenge, social misfits, urban, moral ambiguity, childhood, stereotypes, death, vengeance, mentor, adaptation, feminism, tragedy, workplace, violence, brutality, teenager, violent, gay, catastrophe, coming-of-age, self discovery, redemption, sex, dialogue, classic car, kick-butt women, stylish, life & death, storytelling, male nudity, teenagers, nudity (full frontal - brief), ethnic conflict
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   77%
 
 6.3
 80K
Paper Towns
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Style: serious, sentimental, emotional, realistic, bad ending, melancholic, gloomy, romantic, touching, absurd, enigmatic, harsh, road movie, talky, twist ending
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: friendship, high school, teenager, mystery, road trip, teenagers, coming-of-age, coming of age, unlikely friendships, adolescence, love, adaptation, teenage love, runaway, male nudity, pornography, destiny, revenge, relationships, love and romance, romance, classmate, school, virginity, dialogue, adventure, childhood, stereotypes, loneliness, drinking, justice, love story, depression, youth, mentor, catastrophe, writers, happy ending, unfulfilled love, betrayal, gunfight, book, storytelling, obsession, high school life, death, geek, rebellion, nudity (full frontal - brief), dysfunctional family
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   73%
 
Splendor in the Grass
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, sexual, heartbreaking, serious, sentimental, earnest, gloomy, touching, melancholic, captivating, talky, intense, sexy, harsh, sad, romantic, reflective, stylized, tense, interesting, dramatic, enigmatic
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: coming of age, small town, romance, adolescence, love, young lovers, relationships, runaway, love story, depression, idealism, obsession, sexuality, period piece, beautiful scenery, childhood, drinking, women, teenager, loneliness, tragedy, culture clash, rebellion, mentor, coming-of-age, marriage, love and romance, pornography, suicide attempt, parenthood, prejudice, virginity, sexual repression, unrequited love, stock market crash, dialogue, friendship, adultery, family, literature, society, destiny, honest, unlikely friendships, happy ending, dysfunctional family, life, divorce, school, forbidden love
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 1950s
Place: kansas, usa, california, yale university, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   63%
 
 6.8
 13K
Lucas
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, sentimental, touching, sweet, humorous, romantic, sexy, interesting, melancholic, football movie, dramatic, inspirational
Audience: teens, kids, teen comedy
Plot: high school, friendship, coming of age, cheerleading, adolescence, romance, underdog, teenager, school, football, bullying, unlikely friendships, coming-of-age, teenagers, geek, mentor, childhood, runaway, teenage life, nerds, stereotypes, sport team, honest, virginity, destiny, storytelling, happy ending, fantasy world, catastrophe, hopes, redemption, pornography, classic car, small town, love and romance, dialogue, drinking, women, hospital, culture clash, teacher, gangs, family, rock and roll, transformation, chase, rivalry, love story, love, brutality
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   70%
 
It's Kind of a Funny Story
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Style: touching, funny, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, depressing, sentimental, realistic, dramatic, melancholic, sweet, emotional, bad ending, absurd, harsh, enigmatic, reflective, intense, witty, clever, cerebral
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, depression, coming of age, suicide, teenager, friendship, mentor, drugs/alcohol, adolescence, hospital, suicide attempt, loneliness, teenagers, coming-of-age, unlikely friendships, psychiatric ward, teenage life, storytelling, destiny, mental institution, life, psychiatry, creativity, parenthood, runaway, life philosophy, happy ending, high school, school, adaptation, drinking, redemption, honest, youth, parallel universe, childhood, relationships, solitude, dreams, sarcasm, existentialism, catastrophe, fantasy world, cancer, transformation, self discovery, social misfits, love, doctors, dialogue
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   70%
 
 6.5
 59K
Footloose
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Style: serious, feel good, captivating, realistic, sincere, light, intense, romantic, entertaining, earnest
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: music, small town, high school, dancing, dance, teenager, rock and roll, americana, rock, romance, culture clash, rebellion, fish out of water, coming of age, mentor, teenagers, bullying, school, adolescence, dancer's life, dancer, father daughter relationship, childhood, hip hop, dance teacher, happy ending, rebelliousness, catastrophe, family, coming-of-age, runaway, teenage rebellion, high school dance, church, unlikely friendships, destiny, chase, high school life, censorship, dialogue, overprotective father, cowboy boots, teenage life, stereotypes, vengeance, lone hero, friendship, fantasy world, artists and showbiz, storytelling
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   53%
 
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The Virgin Suicides
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Style: atmospheric, emotional, disturbing, melancholic, serious, stylized, enigmatic, bad ending, reflective, realistic, sad, interesting, depressing, gloomy, talky, dark, dark humor, psychological, surreal, sexy, harsh, captivating, thought provoking, sentimental, touching, semi serious, intense
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: high school, coming of age, dysfunctional family, innocence lost, suicide, adolescence, death in the family, sisters, obsession, depression, virginity, storytelling, youth, teenagers, teenager, stylish, coming-of-age, adaptation, childhood, runaway, pornography, suburbs, death, rebellion, psychology, parenthood, tragedy, secrets, vengeance, fantasy world, life & death, suburban life, brutality, school, dreams, guilt, loneliness, unlikely friendships, idealism, sexualized violence, life, friendship, family, teenage life, family problems, siblings relations, society, family relations, school dance, repression
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: michigan, yale university
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   55%
 
 6.7
 17K
Center Stage
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Style: serious, sentimental, emotional, realistic, feel good, captivating, romantic, sexy, sweet, light, idiotic, clever, touching, entertaining, dramatic
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night
Plot: ballet, dance, music, dancing, dancer's life, school, competition, coming of age, rock, underdog, teenage life, hip hop, romance, dancer, teenager, teenagers, mentor, women, happy ending, ball, career, dance teacher, ambition, guilty pleasure, high school, stereotypes, catastrophe, love story, dialogue, hopes, teacher, coming-of-age, fantasy world, love and romance, culture clash, childhood, transformation, rivalry, unlikely friendships, sacrifice, destiny, figure skating, friendship, cheerleading, runaway, youth, bollywood, adolescence, artists and showbiz, lone hero
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, san francisco, manhattan new york city, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   48%
 
St. Elmo's Fire
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Style: sentimental, serious, sincere, realistic, talky, road movie, intense, romantic
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, buddies, unlikely friendships, college, relationships, mentor, coming of age, drinking, high school, life philosophy, romance, innocence lost, urban, life, coming-of-age, gay, adolescence, destiny, stereotypes, love, introspection, childhood, secret admirer, guilty pleasure, dialogue, school, couple relations, catastrophe, loneliness, happy ending, cheating, shopping, existentialism, honest, love triangle, family, looking for love, transformation, nerds, obsession, women, fantasy world, teenager, love story, geek, vengeance, lone hero, underdog, nudity (topless - notable), redemption
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   57%
 
 6.3
 1K
Zebrahead
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Style: sincere, serious, intense, bleak, realistic, sexy, suspense, gloomy, interesting, suspenseful, light, melancholic, harsh, sexual, sweet, romantic
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: high school, friendship, hip hop, unlikely friendships, americana, pornography, violence, drinking, interracial romance, race issues, school, chase, dialogue, brutality, runaway, male nudity, adolescence, nudity (full frontal - brief), young lovers, crime, gangs, crime gone awry, relationships, nudity (topless - notable), family, violent, childhood, coming-of-age, coming of age, sexualized violence, urban ghetto, interracial relations, romance, dance, gangsters, women, prejudice, teenage love, redemption, stereotypes, mentor, sexual abuse, teenager, blood, segregation, fantasy world, honest, torture, revenge, catastrophe
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: detroit, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   47%
 
 4.8
 6K
Endless Love
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Style: sexual, serious, gloomy, sexy, realistic, romantic, intense, emotional, erotic, sentimental, touching, awful, melancholic, surreal, idiotic
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: obsession, romance, young lovers, love story, love, pornography, family, couple relations, psychiatry, coming of age, mentor, destructive relationship, relationships, sex, happy ending, nudity (topless - notable), forbidden love, first contact, catastrophe, adaptation, teenagers, high school, brutality, guilty pleasure, love affair, fantasy world, destiny, shopping, parents and children, vengeance, dialogue, camp, runaway, natural disaster, marriage, lone hero, betrayal, teenage love, culture clash, justice, gangsters, tragic love, chase, storytelling, beautiful scenery, guilt, unfulfilled love, childhood, death, vampire human love
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   45%
 
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A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, intense, melancholic, sexual, sexy, bad ending, suspense, romantic, erotic, adaptation directed by original author, interesting, entertaining, talky
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: high school, coming of age, school, best friends, friendship, coming-of-age, buddies, college, adolescence, mentor, pornography, life, romance, young lovers, redemption, runaway, male nudity, nudity (topless - notable), unlikely friendships, suburbs, self discovery, death, women, dialogue, fantasy world, culture clash, teenager, stereotypes, bullying, revenge, brutality, shopping, poetry, catastrophe, teenagers, family, sex, transformation, vengeance, looking for sex, sexualized violence, storytelling, god, adaptation, first contact, parents and children, destiny, justice, violence, obsession
Time: 60s, 80s, year 1962, 1960s
Place: hawaii, usa, new jersey, chicago illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   51%
 
She's Having a Baby
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Style: clever, semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental, touching, humorous, witty, romantic, cynical, light, melancholic, surreal, sweet, intense, reflective, dramatic, harsh, emotional, entertaining, stylized, suspense
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: parenthood, pregnancy, marriage, single parent, romance, relationships, self discovery, suburbs, family, destiny, couple relations, life, love story, newlywed, high school, childhood, friendship, catastrophe, mentor, looking for love, dialogue, writers, vengeance, creativity, parents and children, storytelling, gunfight, first contact, hospital, betrayal, transformation, shopping, fantasy world, happy ending, stereotypes, runaway, life philosophy, singleness, paranoia, unlikely friendships, nudity (full frontal - brief), chase, culture clash, divorce, adolescence vs adulthood, natural disaster, redemption, lone hero, drinking, adultery
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   42%
 
 6.7
 6K
Angus
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, sentimental, reflective, inspirational, harsh, light, compassionate, melancholic, dramatic, clever, entertaining
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: high school, friendship, school, coming of age, bullying, teenager, teenagers, adolescence, coming-of-age, mentor, childhood, cheerleading, parents and children, dreams, underdog, nerds, geek, fantasy world, romance, teenage love, unlikely friendships, blow up doll, public humiliation, dialogue, overweight man, overweight child, transformation, unfulfilled love, loneliness, vengeance, catastrophe, destiny, stereotypes, teacher, life philosophy, high school life, runaway, small town, storytelling, pornography, courage, teenage life, adaptation, children, drinking, betrayal, redemption, honest, death, family
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   42%
 
Dead Poets Society
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, emotional, inspirational, serious, dramatic, compassionate, talky, sad, reflective, heartbreaking, interesting, intense, philosophical, earnest, captivating, melancholic, uplifting, sincere, intellectual, motivational, classic literature, harsh
Audience: teens
Plot: boarding school, literature, coming of age, poetry, friendship, philosophy, suicide, teacher, mentor, professor, dedicated educator, school, idealism, childhood, adolescence, destiny, rebellion, storytelling, teachers and students, dreams, coming-of-age, life, unlikely friendships, courage, life philosophy, high school, runaway, tragedy, boarding school life, depression, loneliness, teenager, honest, life & death, bullying, dialogue, sacrifice, preparatory school, transformation, redemption, existentialism, death, justice, creativity, fantasy world, shakespeare, school play, poet, english teacher, education
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1959, 1950s
Place: vermont, new england, usa, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   49%
 
 7.0
 693
Our Song
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Style: serious, touching, bleak, talky, realistic, harsh, sincere, stylized, thought provoking, disturbing, ironic, reflective, sad, melancholic, enigmatic, compassionate, breathtaking, erotic, interesting, dramatic, depressing, art house
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, coming of age, adolescence, music band, coming-of-age, relationships, pregnancy, teenagers, runaway, unlikely friendships, neo realism, dreams, crime gone awry, childhood, bullying, teenager, honest, gangs, down on your luck, male nudity, workplace, obsession, poverty, drugs, loneliness, mentor, drinking, urban ghetto, high school life, school, destiny, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual abuse, teacher, writers, catastrophe, gunfight, urban ghetto life, gangsters, culture clash, society, manipulation, life philosophy, idealism, maze, nerds, writer's life, secrets, small town
Time: 90s, future, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   40%
 
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 5.7
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The Lifeguard
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, melancholic, depressing, sexual, road movie, bad ending, harsh, dramatic
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: teenager, suicide, childhood, romance, coming of age, midlife crisis, love affair, depression, small town, adolescence, loneliness, coming-of-age, homecoming, teenagers, relationships, high school, love and romance, suburbs, life & death, life, mentor, marijuana, lifeguard, sex, pornography, nudity (full frontal - brief), dysfunctional family, school, reporter, teenage love, drinking, classic car, existentialism, runaway, thirtysomething life, gangsters, nudity (topless - notable), sexual abuse, fantasy world, writers, catastrophe, bullying, weed, youth, life philosophy, culture clash, brutality, vengeance, couples, mars
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa, new york, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   50%
 
Say Anything...
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Style: realistic, witty, romantic, sweet, semi serious, touching, feel good, interesting, humorous, melancholic, clever, talky, light, sentimental, heartbreaking
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: romance, high school, coming of age, teenager, relationships, love story, unlikely couple, love, teenagers, opposites attract, friendship, dialogue, daughter, honest, adolescence, mentor, coming-of-age, unlikely friendships, stereotypes, runaway, teenage life, beautiful scenery, drinking, gunfight, kickboxer, vengeance, loneliness, obsession, cheerleading, storytelling, destiny, life philosophy, happy ending, school, complex characters, childhood, chase, pornography, culture clash, catastrophe, classic car, rebellion, fall in love, young lovers, love and romance, youth, forbidden love, parents and children, wooing, adolescence vs adulthood
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, england, usa, california, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   49%
 
 7.7
 65K
Detachment
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Style: bleak, emotional, realistic, psychological, stylized, serious, depressing, dark, sad, melancholic, touching, dramatic, harsh, interesting, heartbreaking, inspirational, reflective, intense, gloomy, talky, thought provoking, earnest, bad ending, artsy
Plot: high school, teacher, dedicated educator, loneliness, storytelling, life & death, mentor, depression, father daughter relationship, existentialism, school, teachers and students, suicide, tragedy, bullying, corruption, childhood, parenthood, life philosophy, redemption, workplace, friendship, runaway, destiny, life, honest, courage, unlikely friendships, philosophy, social relations, drinking, brutality, relationships, sacrifice, alone in the world, prejudice, animal abuse, unhappiness, classroom, stereotypes, homeless, prostitution, crime gone awry, hospital, psychology, justice, environment, violence, solitude, falsely accused
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   49%
 
 5.9
 3K
For Keeps?
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Style: semi serious, feel good, romantic, sentimental, humorous, realistic, sweet, touching, light, melancholic, surprise ending
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: high school, romance, adoption, pregnancy, babies and infants, college, small town, destiny, love story, teenagers, single parent, parenthood, family, mentor, love, young lovers, happy ending, finnish, teenager, women, parents and children, school, marriage, catastrophe, teenage love, underdog, life, lame, divorce, adolescence vs adulthood, storytelling, abortion, cancer, vengeance, shopping, transformation, dysfunctional family, death, chase, fantasy world, high school life, dialogue, culture clash, natural disaster, coming of age, lone hero, justice, first contact, drinking, brutality
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   41%
 
 6.5
 7K
Vision Quest
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, inspirational, melancholic, interesting, intense
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, coming of age, underdog, sport, love, athlete's life, dreams, mentor, coming-of-age, chase, teenager, romance, teenagers, runaway, drinking, virginity, adolescence, childhood, nudity (topless - notable), life & death, male nudity, contests and competitions, life, athlete, coach, pizza, unlikely friendships, transformation, brutality, lone hero, high school life, nerds, loneliness, teacher, survival, bullying, dialogue, friendship, stereotypes, love story, pornography, destiny, cheerleading, catastrophe, storytelling, school, gay, classic car, life philosophy, fall in love
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, california, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   39%
 

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Liberty Heights
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Style: sentimental, realistic, emotional, serious, sincere, atmospheric, melancholic, reflective, touching, compassionate, dramatic, talky, intense, witty, interesting
Plot: coming of age, segregation, race issues, jews, opposites attract, culture clash, jewish, period piece, coming-of-age, prejudice, adolescence, human nature, relationships, family, dysfunctional family, childhood, pornography, stereotypes, brothers, secrets, judaism, storytelling, unlikely friendships, friendship, runaway, rebelliousness, parenthood, interracial romance, high school, dialogue, idealism, mentor, nudity (full frontal - brief), self discovery, islam, family drama, assassination, catastrophe, tragedy, honest, women, interracial relations, adaptation, family bonds, depression, holocaust, love, teenager, destiny, parents and children
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 60s, year 1955, year 1954
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   45%
 
The Edge of Seventeen
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, China
Duration: 104 min.
Style: realistic, dramatic, melancholic, reflective, touching, depressing, suspense, emotional, interesting, clever, intense, sweet, bad ending, harsh, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenager, coming of age, adolescence, loneliness, friendship, coming-of-age, teenagers, depression, mentor, unlikely friendships, school, teacher, childhood, honest, runaway, virginity, bullying, best friend, relationships, storytelling, dialogue, life, idealism, character study, suicide, rebellion, dating, cheerleading, stereotypes, drinking, classic car, pornography, manipulation, destiny, culture clash, sibling relationship, teen angst, teenage girl, parenthood, existentialism, women, fantasy world, life & death, revenge, solitude, betrayal, interrupted sex, pantyhose, black pantyhose
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   35%
 
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