Movies like Pretty Baby

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Pretty Baby (1978)
 6.6
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Pretty Baby (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Hattie (Susan Sarandon), a New Orleans hooker, meets a photographer named Bellocq (Keith Carradine) at her brothel one night and, after he photographs her, he befriends her 12-year-old daughter, Violet (Brooke Shields). When Violet is brought on as a working girl by her mother's madam and Hattie skips town to get married, Violet quickly loses her innocence and focuses on reuniting with Bellocq. But a life with Bellocq is compromised for Violet after her mother returns to town.
Style: thought provoking, sentimental, melancholic, atmospheric, sexy, controversial, stylized, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Audience: teens
Plot: innocence lost, brothel, loss of virginity, child prostitution, underage sex, virginity, girl man relationship, photographer, prostitute, sexuality, family relations, love and romance, brothel madam, coming of age, nudity (full frontal - brief), first sex, world war one, mother daughter relationship, adolescence, virgin, photograph, prostitution, women, child abuse, greed ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 90s, year 1917
Place: new orleans, usa

Most similar movies to Pretty Baby

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexual and sexy films with plots about coming of age, youth, family relations, sex, teenage girl, male nudity and storytelling mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Pretty Baby: Lolita (1997), Little Lips (1978), Rambling Rose (1991), Fat Girl (2001), Thirteen (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.9
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Lolita (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Urbane professor Humbert Humbert marries a New England widow to be near her nymphet daughter.
Style: erotic, sexual, psychological, melancholic, cynical ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, lolita, pedophile, underage sex, forbidden love, sex with teenager, obsession, pedophilia, perversion, older man young girl relationship, sex with a minor ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 1920s, 1950s ...
Place: new england, cannes
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.6
 535
Little Lips (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A writer returns home to his estate after service in World War I. He has developed a very bad case of depression due to a war wound concerning his genitalia. He contemplates suicide, but recovers after becoming interested in his caretaker's 12 ...
Style: disturbing, serious, erotic, atmospheric, melancholic
Audience: teen drama
Plot: lolita, underage girl, puberty, sex with a minor, girl man relationship, older man young girl relationship, forbidden love, war veteran, depression, desire, seduction, sexual attraction ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Rambling Rose (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rose, is taken in by the Hillyer family to serve as a 1930s housemaid so that she can avoid falling into a life of prostitution. Rose's appearence and personality is such that all men fall for her, and Rose knows it. She can't help herself ...
Style: erotic, sexy, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, love and romance, self discovery, family relations, prostitute, love, introspection, parents and children, youth, romance, human nature, fall in love ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1920s
Place: georgia, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 10K
Fat Girl (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Elena is 15, beautiful and flirtatious. Her less confident sister, Anais, is 12, and constantly eats. On holiday, Elena meets a young Italian student who is determined to seduce her. Anais is forced to watch in silence, conspiring with the lovers, ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, tense, bleak, sexy ...
Plot: virginity, virgin, first time, rape victim, innocence lost, rapist, fat girl, rape of a minor, sexual abuse, underage sex, coming of age, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: southern france, south of france, paris france, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.8
 79K
Thirteen (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tracy is a normal 13-year-old trying to make it in school. After befriending the most popular girl at school, Evie, Tracy's world is turned upside down when Evie introduces her to a world of sex, drugs and cash. But it isn't long before ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, bleak, sincere ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, kids in trouble, coming of age, addiction, juvenile delinquency, peer pressure, underage drinking, theft, friendship, mother daughter relationship, family problems, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, venice beach california, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Loss of Sexual Innocence (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of the sexual development of a filmmaker through three stages of his life.
Style: sexual, non-linear, sexy, contemplative, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: loss of virginity, innocence lost, forbidden love, elderly lovers, twins, family relations, vengeance, youth, coming of age, downfall, love and romance, society ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, stone age
Place: africa, tunisia, kenya, europe, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 72K
Kids (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A controversial portrayal of teens in New York City which exposes a deeply disturbing world of sex and substance abuse. The film focuses on a sexually reckless, freckle-faced boy named Telly, whose goal is to have sex with as many different girls as ...
Style: rough, serious, disturbing, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: underage sex, coming of age, puberty, virginity, strong sexual content, first sex, innocence lost, urban ghetto life, street kid, youth, rape, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: summer camp, coming of age, loss of virginity, friendship, self discovery, virgin, teenage girl, high school, teenage love, sexual relations, looking for sex, high school life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, georgia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Mouth to Mouth (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, Portugal
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An aimless adolescent (Ellen Page) joins several itinerant misfits who live on the fringe of society and welcome at-risk youths into their fold.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, disturbing, emotional
Plot: inhaler, street kid, innocence lost, lifestyle, on the road, virgin, defloration, loss of virginity, hitchhiker, first sexual experience, first sex, virginity ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, berlin germany, portugal, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 11K
Towelhead (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young Arab-American girl struggles with her sexual obsession, a bigoted Army reservist and her strict father during the Gulf War.
Style: melancholic, disturbing, compassionate, enigmatic, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, pedophilia, small town, racism, coming of age, sex with a minor, sexual abuse, neighbor, gulf war, child abuse, sexuality, generation gap ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1991, year 1990
Place: texas, usa, houston texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Blue Lagoon (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two small children and a ship's cook survive a shipwreck and find safety on an idyllic tropical island. Soon, however, the cook dies and the young boy and girl are left on their own. Days become years and Emmeline (Brooke Shields) and Richard ...
Style: sexual, romantic, captivating, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, kids
Plot: island, love and romance, first sex, fall in love, adventure, stranded, teenage sex, teenage sexuality, teenage love, masturbation, shipwreck, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, victorian, 1900s, victorian era ...
Place: san francisco, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.6
 3K
Swingtown (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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Story: This period and relationship drama takes viewers back to the 1970s for a look at suburban households testing the murky waters of sexual revolution following swingers throughout open marriages, "key parties" and other swingers extravaganzas.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, sexual, stylized ...
Plot: swinger, mate swapping, swingers, suburbs, neighbor, wife swapping, family relations, couples, suburban life, parents and children, fish out of water, innocence lost ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: illinois, chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Ballad of Jack and Rose (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Jack Slavin is an environmentalist with a heart condition who lives with his daughter, Rose, on an isolated island. While Jack fights against developers who wish to build in the area, he also craves more contact with other people. When he invites ...
Style: melancholic, touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: incest, single parent, parents and children, island, first sex, rebelliousness, teenage life, innocence lost, virginity, sexual exploration, commune, coming of age ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Bastard Out of Carolina (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Difficult tale of poor, struggling South Carolinian mother & daughter, who each face painful choices with their resolve and pride. Bone, the eldest daughter, and Anney her tired mother, grow both closer and farther apart: Anney sees Glen as ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, disturbing, emotional, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual abuse, pedophile, family relations, corporal punishment, dysfunctional family, family problems, parents and children, child rape, life is a bitch, family in crisis, innocence lost, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s, 90s, 40s ...
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A dedicated schoolteacher spends her nights cruising bars, looking for abusive men with whom she can engage in progressively violent sexual encounters.
Style: realistic, serious, sexual, satirical, melancholic ...
Plot: looking for love, self discovery, sexual relations, city life, looking for sex, nightlife, couples, family relations, drug abuse, loneliness, sexuality, teacher ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.4
 16K
Laurel Canyon (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Laurel Canyon focuses on Sam and Alex, a pair of upper-middle class lovebirds from the East Coast who relocate to Los Angeles. Enter Jane, Sam's estranged mother, a successful record producer, who's more than willing to put the couple up ...
Style: psychological, serious, sentimental, emotional, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, intern, culture clash, fish out of water, couple relations, human nature, love and romance, disorder, couples, rock, estrangement, music business ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.3
 1.1M
American Beauty (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation with his daughter's attractive friend.
Style: thought provoking, melancholic, sexual, cynical, captivating ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: midlife crisis, loneliness, coming of age, older man young girl relationship, existentialism, age difference, dysfunctional family, virgin, character study, older man younger woman relationship, family problems, first time ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 1K
The Rainbow (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Ken Russell's rather loose adaptation of the last part of D.H. Lawrence's "The Rainbow" sees impulsive young Ursula coming of age in pastoral England around the time of the Boer War. At school, she is introduced to lovemaking by ...
Style: stylized, sexual, sexy, serious, realistic
Plot: bisexual, coming of age, sexual awakening, fall in love, dangerous attraction, self discovery, couple relations, college, sexual relations, college life, teenage life, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, poland, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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12 and Holding (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three pre-adolescents with virginal and eager-of-signals naivety, hit headlong against monstrous and inhospitable loneliness, in the incandescent fire among the ashes of their own inocence.
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, serious, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, adoption, family relations, loss of son, vengeance, family problems, coming of age, accidental killing, teenager, family in crisis, death in the family, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
 3K
Blue Car (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Gifted 18-year-old Meg has been abandoned by her father and neglected by her hardworking mother. Left to care for her emotionally disturbed younger sister, her world begins to unravel. She finds an outlet in writing poetry and support from her ...
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: teacher student relationship, family relations, love and romance, poetry, parents and children, family problems, writer's life, family in crisis, teachers and students, teenage life, innocence lost, writers ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.4
 53K
The Ice Storm (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the weekend after thanksgiving 1973 the Hoods are skidding out of control. Benjamin Hood reels from drink to drink, trying not to think about his trouble at the office. His wife, Elena, is reading self help books and losing patience with her ...
Style: bleak, sexual, sexy, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, mate swapping, swinger, neighbor, snow, thanksgiving, infidelity, sexual exploration, storm, adultery, innocence lost, suburbs ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: connecticut, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.1
 13K
Samaritan Girl (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Yeo-jin and Jae-yeong are two teenage girls who are trying to earn money for a trip to Europe. To reach this end, Jae-yeong is prostituting herself while Yeo-jin acts as her pimp, setting her up with the clients and staying on guard for the police. ...
Style: touching, captivating, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, murder, redemption, parents and children, vengeance, couples, violence, deadly, love and romance, crimes, friendship, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea, europe, germany, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Sexual Dependency (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bolivia, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A poor girl, a rich stud, a university student and a model -- nothing in common, except the desire to experience true intimacy. Their stories unfold and overlap as each becomes victim to their own sexual dependencies, self-perceptions and illusions. ...
Style: psychological, sincere, serious, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: sexual abuse, sexual relations, lifestyle, dysfunctional family, human nature, teenage life, life is a bitch, love and romance, youth, gender, prostitute, sex education ...
Time: contemporary
Place: bolivia, south america, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
She's Too Young (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A mother/daughter relationship is thrown off balance when the mother (Marcia Gay Harden) discovers that her "good girl" daughter (Alexis Dziena) is part of a group who are engaging in sexual activities with multiple partners. Such activity ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, captivating, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, sexually transmitted disease, teenage girl, parents and children, high school life, teenage life, suburban life, kids in trouble, society, lifestyle, teenage sexuality, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Stealing Beauty (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Italy, France, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Lucy Harmon, an American teenager is arriving in the lush Tuscan countryside to be sculpted by a family friend who lives in a beautiful villa. Lucy visited there four years earlier and exchanged a kiss with an Italian boy with whom she hopes to ...
Style: touching, stylized, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: virginity, virgin, loss of virginity, bohemian life, poet, first sex, coming of age, first sexual experience, innocence lost, family relations, terminal illness, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, europe, tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 718
Working Girls (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A day in the life of several prostitutes in an upscale Manhattan whore house. The film is a stark portrayal of the women prostitutes, the male customers and the motivations of both. Watch as the madam manipulates her "girls". Watch as she ...
Style: sexual, sincere, sexy, contemplative, talky ...
Plot: prostitute, nudity (full frontal - brief), society, strong female presence, profanity, gender, social misfits, workplace, indoor, couples, strong sexual content, working class ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.6
 520
Virgin (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When a teenager finds herself pregnant, with no memory of having had sex, she determines that she is carrying the child of God.
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: pregnancy, coming of age, family relations, clergy, society, youth, sexual abuse, parents and children, small town, teenage life, teenage girl, pastor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.9
 7K
Endless Love (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Two young kids fall in love with each other. But the passion is too consuming for the parents of Jade. The parents try to stop them from seeing each other. But when this doesn't work, David burns down the house and is sent away. This ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, intense, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: obsession, forbidden love, young lovers, mental illness, romance, destructive relationship, tragic love, teenage life, couples, parents and children, coming of age, first love ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Girlfriend Experience (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Chelsea is an in-demand call girl whose $2,000 an hour price tag allows her to live in New York's lap of luxury. Besides her beauty and sexual skill, Chelsea offers her clients companionship and conversation, or, as she dubs it, "the ...
Style: erotic, sexy, melancholic, meditative, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, escort, sexual relations, workplace, workplace situations, couple relations, social relations, call girl, economic crisis, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, presidential election, sex scene ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, las vegas, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.1
 4K
Foxes (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A group of friends come of age in the asphalt desert of the San Fernando Valley, as set to a blazing soundtrack and endless drinking, drugs and sex.
Style: rough, gloomy, realistic, serious, reflective ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teenager, alcohol abuse, hollywood, drug abuse, addiction, youth, parents and children, teenage life, self discovery, graphic violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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