Movies like Ripe

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Ripe (1996)
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Ripe (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When their abusive parents are killed in a car crash, twin sisters Rosie and Violet vow to run away to Kentucky in search of a better life. While on the road, the girls meet up with Pete, a drifter working as a grounds keeper on a derelict army base, who takes them in. While Violet falls for him, Rosie becomes increasingly angry and hostile, and the sisters' childhood bond is eventually destroyed forever.
Style: psychological, sexual, sincere, sexy, gloomy, serious, realistic, disturbing
Plot: twins, soldier, orphan, voyeurism, coming of age, sister sister relationship, child abuse, drifter, lolita, runaway, car accident, military base, sexual abuse, sex with a minor, teenage life, youth, military, family relations, life is a bitch, love and romance, self discovery, family life, on the run, elderly lovers, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: kentucky, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexy and gloomy films with plots about love and romance, youth, family relations, coming of age, kiss, nudity (full frontal - brief) and couples mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Ripe: Whirlygirl (2006), Personal Velocity (2002), Carried Away (1996), Crutch (2004), Normal Adolescent Behavior (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Whirlygirl (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a run in with a hot exotic dancer one wintry night straight-laced prep school student James will find himself on the ride of his life. Risking his future he follows this mysterious woman to New York City - ditching school dodging cops and ...
Style: realistic, captivating, disturbing, light, serious ...
Plot: teenage love, party, social differences, love and romance, older woman younger man relationship, college, teenage life, lifestyle, hopes, society, infatuation, high school ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
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100%
Personal Velocity (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three women's escapes from their afflicted lives. Each struggles to flee from the men who confine their personal freedom.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: family relations, hitchhiker, domestic violence, starting over, couple relations, love affair, human nature, parents and children, destructive relationship, self discovery, couples, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, new york state, haiti ...
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42%
 6.2
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Carried Away (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Based on Jim Harrison's book, "Farmer". 47-year-old Joseph Svenden lives on the family farm with his dying mother and teaches at a two room schoolhouse with Rosealee, his lover and his best friend's widow. Joseph, who lacks a ...
Style: sexy, sexual, sincere, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: relationships, teacher, human nature, older man younger woman relationship, romance, seduction, sexual attraction, passion, infidelity, farm, widow, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.2
 648
Crutch (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An autobiographical film taken from the experiences of writer-director Rob Moretti, CRUTCH is a coming-of-age tale about a young man's struggle with family problems and substance abuse. Behind a facade of suburban middle class perfection, ...
Style: psychological, emotional, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: coming out, dysfunctional family, family relations, coming of age, drug abuse, rehabilitation, suburbs, social decay, teenage life, dangerous attraction, kids in trouble, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Normal Adolescent Behavior (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: High school student Wendy has an odd relationship with her five friends: They're openly sexual with each other, swapping partners every week. But this is all thrown into turmoil when she meets Sean, a new student in school who has a crush on ...
Style: sincere, bleak, serious, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: teenage love, high school, teenager, high school life, coming of age, humiliation, friendship, sex, love and romance, best friends, fall in love, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, rhode island
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36%
Gas, Food Lodging (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the boring desert of New Mexico, a single mother raises her two teenage daughters, Shade and Trudi, whose deepest desire is to leave the dead calm town. Shade is the type to escape in her extravagant fantasies while Trudi is so rebelious it could ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, small town, waitress, desert, single mother, bittersweet, love and romance, youth, life is a bitch, romance, betrayal, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: new mexico, usa, argentina, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Prince of Tides (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A troubled man talks to his suicidal sister's psychiatrist about their family history and falls in love with her in the process.
Style: emotional, psychological, touching, contemplative, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dysfunctional family, psychiatrist, suicide attempt, self discovery, haunted by the past, domestic violence, family relations, therapy, football, poet, island, coach ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, southern usa, south carolina
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36%
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Only the Brave (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Alex is in love with her best friend, Vicki, her mother has dissapeared and she sets fire to things in her spare time. Vicki comes from an abusive home and wants Alex to run away with her. Alex is a bit of a nerd and a teachers pet, so takes ...
Style: gloomy, disturbing, bleak, psychological, serious ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, sexual abuse, gays and lesbians, mentally unstable, society, youth, love and romance, teachers and students, drug abuse, self discovery, social misfits ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, melbourne, melbourne australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Eban and Charley (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 29-year-old Eban has retreated home to his parent's house in Seaside Oregon after the dissolution of his teaching job in Seattle. There he courts 15-year-old Charlie and eventually the two start a sexual relationship. As the age of consent in ...
Style: touching, sincere, psychological, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: older man younger man relationship, gay, beach, friendship, family relations, forbidden love, teenage life, romance, coming out, homecoming, parents and children, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 90s
Place: oregon, seattle, usa, washington d.c., amsterdam ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 54K
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, lolita, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, pedophile, underage sex, obsession, older man young girl relationship, forbidden love, pedophilia, lust, perversion, sex with a minor ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 1920s, 1950s ...
Place: new england, cannes
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
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36 fillette (1988)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lili, a pouty and voluptuous 14-year-old, is caravan camping with her family in Biarritz. She's self-aware and holds her own in a café conversation with a concert pianist she meets, but she has a wild streak and she's testing her powers ...
Style: sexual, realistic, serious, sexy, contemplative ...
Plot: lolita, coming of age, family relations, beach, virgin, couples, suburbs, fall in love, teenage life, down on your luck, innocence lost, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, southern france, south of france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Ruby in Paradise (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Reeling from her mother's recent death, Ruby Lee Gissing relocates to Florida to start anew. After finding a job at a souvenir store, Ruby becomes friends with the shop's owner, Mildred Chambers, and slowly acclimates to her new ...
Style: touching, realistic, tense, thought provoking, contemplative ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, self discovery, shoplifting, spring break, journal, bittersweet, down on your luck, introspection, couple relations, society, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, tennessee, usa, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 940
Red Dirt (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Red Dirt offers the story of a young man's search to belong in this sublime expression of love and reconciliation. At only twenty, Griffith is struggling with the responsibilities of caring for his unwell aunt, grieving the loss of their ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: aunt nephew relationship, mental illness, friendship, secret, cousin cousin relationship, family relations, drifter, social relations, love and romance, mentally unstable, leaving home, misfit ...
Time: 90s
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, montana, louisiana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.8
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Rain (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Janey is on vacation with her brother, Jim, mother, Kate, and father Ed, at their beach house on the Mahurangi Peninsual in New Zealand. Ed and Kate, who are on the verge of divorce, sit around in the back yard all day drinking whiskey and Janey and ...
Style: bleak, sincere, contemplative, sexual, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, family problems, parents and children, siblings relations, crumbling marriage, infidelity, love and romance, coming of age, vacation, boy, photographer, family relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new zealand, australia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.7
 8K
Somersault (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Australian teenager Heidi is left with little choice but to leave home after she's caught red-handed with her mother's boyfriend. With few options, Heidi ends up in Jindabyne, a tourist community. Upon meeting Joe at a bar, she pursues a ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: self discovery, coming of age, teenage life, love and romance, friendship, romance, fall in love, teenager, couple relations, mother daughter relationship, gas station, sexuality ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, new south wales, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.3
 5K
To Our Loves (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A portrait of youth in bloom; a tale of one family's dissolution; a reflection upon the danger and the mystery in living. Sandrine Bonnaire plays Suzanne, a free spirit and the vessel for an almost Brontëan choler. She's 16, and men ...
Style: gloomy, psychological, sexual, sexy, serious ...
Plot: family relations, coming of age, infidelity, looking for sex, society, downfall, love and romance, youth, juvenile delinquency, family problems, couples, introspection ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Wild Orchid II: Two Shades of Blue (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Blue is a teenage girl who lives with her Jazz playing father Ham. Ham gets very sick and dies, and now Blue must support herself somehow. Elle, the headmistress at a brothel, talks her into living and working at her establishment. She decides to ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexual, rough, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, addiction, brothel, destructive relationship, down on your luck, lifestyle, youth, life is a bitch, love and romance, coming of age, fall in love, voyeurism ...
Time: 50s, year 1958, 1950s
Place: sacramento california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Inventing the Abbotts (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the 1950s, brothers Jacey and Doug Holt, who come from the poorer side of their sleepy Midwestern town, vie for the affections of the wealthy, lovely Abbott sisters. Lady-killer Jacey alternates between Eleanor and Alice, wanting simply to break ...
Style: emotional, sincere, romantic, sweet, talky ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: working class, small town, family relations, romance, dysfunctional marriage, family feud, social differences, rich and poor, americana, society, obsession, coming of age ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1950s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: illinois, usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 6.0
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Guinevere (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young girl from an affluent family rebels and becomes involved with a much older photographer.
Style: touching, sentimental, disturbing, emotional, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, photographer, love and romance, social differences, parents and children, society, art, dysfunctional family, wedding, family relations, protege, bohemian ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, los angeles, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Virgin Suicides (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents.
Style: emotional, disturbing, atmospheric, thought provoking, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: suicidal, suicide attempt, teenage life, coming of age, suburban life, virginity, high school, suburbs, innocence lost, overbearing parent, generation gap, first love ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: michigan, yale university
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26%
 6.8
 2K
Dandelion (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In a small town of rolling fields and endless skies, isolated 16 year old Mason lives in a world where families exist in fragmented silence and love seems to have gone missing. Then Mason meets Danny, a sensitive and troubled girl, and their tender ...
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: small town, dysfunctional family, young lovers, romance, parents and children, compassion, depression, desperation, jail, self discovery, friendship, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary
Place: idaho, usa, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Moondance (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Ireland, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The close relationship between two fun-loving brothers comes under threat when a beautiful, sensitive girl arrives on the scene. As the younger brother comes of age, the inevitable jealousy, confusion, rivalry and lust place their brotherly love in ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sexual, emotional, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, family relations, betrayal, coming of age, countryside, teenage life, teenage love, family business, parents and children, fall in love, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, africa, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Niagara, Niagara (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "Niagra, Niagra" begins quietly in a drugstore in Poughkeepsie, where Marcie, the film's disarming heroine, likes to shoplift. She literally crashes into Seth, a quiet outsider, also on a shoplifting spree. Marcie invites Seth to ...
Style: touching, realistic, road movie, melancholic, emotional ...
Plot: pharmacy, on the road, pharmacist, love and romance, couples, couple relations, mental illness, social misfits, lovers on the run, disability, male female relationship, police ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, new york state, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Last Picture Show (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The coming of age of a youth named Sonny in a small Texas town in the 1950s.
Style: realistic, captivating, sentimental, thought provoking, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: graduation, coming of age, friendship, small town, jealousy, american dream, self discovery, high school prom, older woman younger man relationship, christmas, youth, high school graduation ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1952, year 1951 ...
Place: texas, usa, oklahoma, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.0
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After the Rain (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Steph, an Afrikaner, struggles with his past and heritage in the new South Africa. When his girlfriend befriends a black South African man called Vusisizwe trouble brews.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: soldier, love triangle, friendship, friends, couples, romance, society, love and romance, war paint, dressing room, awol, fingerprint ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s, 70s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.4
 2K
Bilitis (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A coming of age story centering on the exploits of a young girl during summer vacation.
Style: erotic, realistic, serious, sexy, touching ...
Plot: lesbian sex, lesbian, nudity (full frontal - brief), virgin, kiss, voyeurism, coming of age, sexual relations, couple relations, self discovery, innocence lost, teenage life ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: france, europe, french riviera, riviera, provence ...
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25%
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Loverboy (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A neglected daughter becomes a possessive mother in an emotional journey into the heart and mind of a woman who loved too much.
Style: psychological, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, dysfunctional family, mental illness, pregnancy, parents and children, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, single parent, teenage life, babies and infants, child abuse ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.5
 11K
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, sexual ...
Plot: virgin, virginity, first time, coming of age, rape victim, innocence lost, rapist, underage sex, fat girl, rape of a minor, manipulation, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: southern france, south of france, paris france, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Hanging Garden (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: William, a once obese and troubled teen, goes back to his family's home after being gone, without word, for ten years and finds it (and his family) haunted with his past. He had moved to the city and become a fit, well-adjusted gay man, but ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, suicide, hanging, homecoming, youth, lgbt, gays and lesbians, teenage life, parents and children, family gatherings, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, nova scotia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Cousins in Love (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Teenage Julien (Thierry Tevini) loves his teenage cousin Julia (Anja Shute) among flowers in summer of '39 France.
Style: sexy, sexual, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: voyeurism, sexual relations, youth, forbidden love, family relations, teenage life, love triangle, countryside, erotica, romance, lolita, unrequited love ...
Time: 1930s, year 1939
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%