Movies like Rip Girls

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Rip Girls (2000)
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Rip Girls (2000)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A teen-age girl and her father come to an island on Hawaii, they find a closer relationship to each other and think about changing the island. During her adventures, Sydney finds friends, a new hobby with her fantastic photography, and the truth about her mother.
Style: inspirational, colourful, captivating
Plot: friendship, teenage girl, surfing, father daughter relationship, teen romance, female director, male female relationship, teenage boy, friend
Place: hawaii

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, romantic, light and entertaining films with plots about teenage girl, friendship, father daughter relationship, family relations, teenage boy, teenager and mother daughter relationship mostly in Drama, Romance and Family genres. Some movies like Rip Girls: Byker Grove (1989), Rip Tide (2017), Moonlight & Mistletoe (2008), Everything, Everything (2017), Tall Girl (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Byker Grove (1989)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Byker Grove was a British television series which aired between 1989 and 2006 and was created by Adele Rose. The show was broadcast at 5.10pm after Newsround on CBBC on BBC One. It was aimed at an older teenager and young adult audience, tackling ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: youth culture, 13 year old, british, 12 year old, blindness, 14 year old, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male female relationship, teen romance, redheaded girl, disc jockey, working class ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: england
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100%
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Rip Tide (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Australia, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 85 min.
Story: There comes a point in everyone’s life when you have to make a decision about the direction you’re going to take. For newly-18 American fashion model Cora, that time is now. She’s moved to an Australian coastal town to be with her favourite ...
Style: romantic, colourful, light, entertaining
Plot: surfing, love and romance, teenage girl, model, family problems, female protagonist, youth, friends, beach, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mother daughter relationship, male objectification ...
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48%
Moonlight & Mistletoe (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After three years, Nick's estranged daughter Holly returns home to find the spirit of Christmas in Santaville has dwindled, taking the family business with it. What starts out as an attempt to bail out her dad, ends up rekindling Holly's ...
Style: light, captivating, feel good, entertaining
Plot: santa claus, business, father daughter relationship, small town, christmas, gift, race against time, holiday season, save the day, romance, love, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Everything, Everything (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A teenager who's lived a sheltered life because she's allergic to everything, falls for the boy who moves in next door.
Style: romantic, captivating, sincere, sentimental
Plot: teen romance, teenage love, teenage boy, teenage girl, love, interracial love, illness, neighbor, bedroom, isolation, first kiss, disease ...
Place: hawaii, new york, los angeles
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45%
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Tall Girl (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jodi, the tallest girl in her high school, has always felt uncomfortable in her own skin. But after years of slouching, being made fun of, and avoiding attention at all costs, Jodi finally decides to find the confidence to stand tall.
Style: romantic, touching, sincere, feel good, semi serious
Audience: teen comedy, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: peer pressure, prom, teenage love, high school, dating, high school student, bullying, sister sister relationship, self esteem, friendship, teenage girl, teen romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans
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42%
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Let It Snow (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A resort executive is sent to a newly purchased lodge in Maine with instructions to turn it in to an ultra-modern resort, and finds a charming, successful lodge loaded with holiday spirit. Will she stick with her boss’s plans to tear everything ...
Style: romantic, captivating, light, touching, fable
Plot: father son relationship, male female relationship, ski resort, father daughter relationship, christmas, family business, love affair, family relations, love and romance, parent child relationship, romantic relationship, kiss ...
Place: maine, phoenix arizona
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41%
Close Friends (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Fifteen-year-old Sabrina has lived with her father since he split with her mother. As the film unfolds it gradually becomes clear that Sabrina is a victim of incest.
Plot: depression, friend, jealousy, kiss, model, friendship, teenage girl, tranquilizer, nurse, forced incest, father daughter incest, illness ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Two Turtle Doves (2019)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Dr. Sharon Hayes searches for a beloved family heirloom in a small Christmas town. When she unexpectedly discovers an adorable little girl and her disheartened father, she realizes that Christmas miracles really do happen.
Style: captivating, sincere, romantic, light
Plot: christmas, holiday, father daughter relationship, love, widower, tradition, male female friendship, romance, friendship, christmas movie, legacy, male female relationship ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 508
Porcupine Lake (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: During a hot and hazy summertime in northern Ontario, 13-year-old Bea wants a best friend more than anything else, but when she meets boisterous Kate, she gets more than she imagined. A story of bravery, small-town summer love, and the secret world ...
Style: psychological, captivating, contemplative, sincere, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: coming of age, summer, teenage girl, friendship, childhood, girl, friends, romance, love, society, love and romance, youth ...
Place: canada, ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Aching Hearts (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Set in the early 1960s, the story evolves around highschool sweethearts Jonas and Agnete, their friendships and families, trials and tribulations. Jonas fails to give Agnete the kind of attention she craves, and when she decides to start a new ...
Style: entertaining, romantic, captivating
Plot: high school, first love, teenager, grownups, father daughter relationship, loss of virginity, teenage boy, graduation, virginity, teenage girl, friendship, coming of age ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Christmas Tree (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A story about a forming friendship between an elderly nun, Sister Anthony, and New York's Rockefeller Center's head gardener Richard Reilly, who wants to fell a tree she's been growing for decades and move it to New York for Christmas ...
Plot: nun, friendship, holiday, inspiration, female director, unlikely friendships, gardener, tree, christmas movie, christmas, christmas tree, friend
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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My Best Summer (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Geng Geng had been an ordinary girl before her entry to the best high school in the province by chance. She doesn't like her life there until she meets Yu Huai, her seatmate - their names make up the word "Geng geng yu huai", meaning ...
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, serious
Plot: first love, teenage love, friendship, friendship between teens, love, fall in love, male female friendship, young love, youth, school, classmate, teen romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
So This Is Christmas (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Eighteen-year old Ashley's life is headed in the wrong direction. She's been hanging out with a bad crowd and seeking an escape from the drama at home. Everything begins to change when a handyman working on the family's house ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, sexy ...
Plot: christmas, holiday, teenage girl, romance, parents and children, rich and poor, family in crisis, holiday season, couples, friendship, society, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Christmas Club (2019)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two busy strangers meet when they help an elderly woman find her lost Christmas savings. Thanks to fate and Christmas magic, they also find something they were both missing: true love.
Style: disturbing, sweet, captivating, entertaining
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, love affair, adaptation, fall in love, lifestyle, ambition, couples, friendship, love and romance, romance, promise, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary
Place: minneapolis minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A Tale of Love (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 109 min.
Story: This drama about a young girl's struggle to overcome the dehumanization of poverty depicts the steady, corrosive effects of her life on her psyche. Bruna (Valeria Golino) has had to work since the age of 13 to help support her father and ...
Plot: poverty, garbage collector, slum, suicide, apartment, love triangle, cleaning lady, auto mechanic, violence, friendship, bus, teenage girl ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
What a Girl Wants (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An American girl, Daphne, heads to Europe in search of the father she's never met. But instead of finding a British version of her bohemian mother, she learns the love of her mom's life is an uptight politician. The only problem now is ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, light, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night, teen comedy, chick flick
Plot: cinderella story, teenage girl, love and romance, shopping, father daughter relationship, social differences, fish out of water, daughter, american abroad, culture clash, family relations, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, london, new york, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Awakening of Spring (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on the 1891 play "Spring Awakening," this filmed stage drama examines the tensions and confusion of young people as their growing sexual awareness conflicts with the repressive social environment around them.
Plot: grownups, becoming an adult, friendship, youth, gay, theatre play, gay kiss, teenage boy, teenage girl, coming out, child abuse, masturbation ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Dandy (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in Paris during the 1960s, a group of stylish teenagers hang out at a club called the Drugstore. Shy Philippe wants to meet a girl but he doesn't know how to go about it. Experienced Nathalie invites him and his friend Marc to the birthday ...
Plot: virginity, friendship, female nudity, shyness, sex, friend, teenage boy, businessman, insecurity, striptease, summer vacation, birthday party ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Beauty and the Beast (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Mette and her father are left alone over the Christmas holidays to paint the new nursery the father ends up alone most of the time. The 16-year-old Mette is always off with her friends at the disco or skating, and the father does not mind until ...
Plot: teenage girl, grownups, coming of age, father daughter relationship, jealousy, friends, christmas, friendship, undressing, drunkenness, drinking, whiskey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Christmas Connection (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Adventurous flight attendant Sydney’s plans for a tropical Christmas get delayed when she helps an unaccompanied minor get home to Chicago to her dad Jonathan, a handsome widower and investigative reporter. Faced with a shortage of out-going ...
Style: light, sweet, visually appealing, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: christmas, male female relationship, family relations, friendship, family history, stewardess, chance meeting, escapades, romance, single father, father daughter relationship, love ...
Place: seattle, seattle washington, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
In Your Dreams! (2016)
Genre: Family, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Slovakia
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Only a few girls practice the art of parkour – running and somersaulting over rooftops, free-climbing up rusted scaffolding and leaping from one wall to the next. Laura takes it all in her stride. Though as she wildly races through the streets of ...
Style: sincere, romantic, captivating, serious
Plot: parkour, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teen romance, unrequited love, teenage crush, teenage girl, family relations, dream, imagination, teenage boy, mother daughter relationship, 16 year old ...
Place: prague, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Sweet Darling (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A comming of age story that deals with guilt and forgiveness. In the small village Baekmarksbro, ten-year-old Rasmus has a tragedy on his conscience. Accidentally he shot his sister as 5-year old. It happen while their mother had sex with the local ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: family relations, friendship, murder, father son relationship, coming of age, tragic past, teenage murderer, romantic relationship, tragic event, accidental killing, city, cigarette smoking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
To All the Boys: Always and Forever (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Senior year of high school takes center stage as Lara Jean returns from a family trip to Korea and considers her college plans — with and without Peter.
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, disturbing
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: teen romance, high school, love, college, romance, long distance relationship, sister sister relationship, girl, friendship, first love, relationships, teenager ...
Place: oregon, new york, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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More Time (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Zimbabwe
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Thandi finds out the complexities of love, when David, the schoolboy Mister Charming, coolly sweeps her off her feet.
Audience: teens
Plot: dance, teen romance, drink, dying, drinking, teen angst, father daughter relationship, teenage pregnancy, teenager, teenage boy, infection, politics ...
Place: zimbabwe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Tiger Cruise (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On its last leg homeward, from Pearl Harbour (Hawaii) to San Diego, the USS Constellation hosts a jolly 'tiger cruise' for USNavy, Marines and USNAF relatives, mainly minors ('Navy brats'). Attitudes and emotions vary from simple ...
Plot: cruise ship, father daughter relationship, father figure, u.s. military, teenager, aircraft carrier, terrorism, cook, career, responsibility, cooking, older sister ...
Time: september 11 2001
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Touch the Sun: Princess Kate (1988)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Kate McLelland's life is a normal one of a girl her age in the eastern suburbs, until her discovery that she is adopted. This is the story of her search for her natural mother and the resulting relationship.
Plot: teenage girl, search for mother, parent child relationship, adoption, family secret, mother daughter relationship, curly hair, birth mother, adopted daughter, adoptive father adopted daughter relationship, family relations, adoptive mother adopted daughter relationship ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Only Clouds Move the Stars (1998)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Norway
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Eleven year old Maria has lost her little brother to cancer. Having disappeared into herself, her mother is no longer there for Maria and her father struggles to keep the family together. Maria meets Jacob, who is the same age as she, but with a ...
Plot: female director, mother daughter relationship, death of brother, boy girl relationship, sadness, grandfather granddaughter relationship, death of son, family relations, cancer, father daughter relationship, friend, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Age of Summer (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A determined teenage boy struggles to find acceptance within the Jr. Lifeguards of Hermosa Beach while juggling relationships and challenges in the summer of 1986.
Style: entertaining, captivating, light, feel good
Plot: lifeguard, teenage boy, surfing, friendship between boys, best friend, sea, summer, teenage girl, first love, beach, co worker co worker relationship, socially awkward ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
An American Girl: Chrissa Stands Strong (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A fourth grader and her friends deal with bullying from a more popular girl in their class.
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, family relations, youth, family life, family, school, brother sister relationship, female protagonist, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, teacher student relationship, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Occasional Coarse Language (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A group of women get together in front of the TV and talk about their sexual misadventures and problems...
Style: sexy, sexual, intellectual
Plot: surgery, bedroom, sexual innuendo, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, female female relationship, sarcasm, bed, australian, weight, suburbs, teenage girl, friend ...
Place: sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%