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, gloomy, serious, realistic, disturbing
Plot: soldier, orphan, voyeurism, coming of age, sexual abuse, teenage life, youth, twins, military, family relations, life is a bitch, love and romance, self discovery, family life, on the run, elderly lovers, couples, dangerous attraction, military life, siblings relations, innocence lost, when the parents are away, dancing, airplane, rape ...
Time: 90s
Place: kentucky, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and gloomy films with plots about kiss, youth, sex, love and romance, mother daughter relationship, family relations and coming of age mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like Ripe: Crutch (2004), Only the Brave (1994), Personal Velocity (2002), Carried Away (1996), Gas, Food Lodging (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: realistic, gloomy, psychological, emotional, serious ...
Plot: drug abuse, coming out, dysfunctional family, coming of age, life is a bitch, kids in trouble, teenage life, family problems, suburbs, social decay, sexual abuse, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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95%
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: disturbing, gloomy, psychological, bleak, serious ...
Plot: friendship, sexual abuse, coming of age, misfit, society, gays and lesbians, teachers and students, love and romance, life is a bitch, social misfits, gender, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, melbourne, sydney australia
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83%
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: realistic, touching, gloomy, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: pregnancy, hitchhiker, love and romance, destructive relationship, couple relations, family relations, self discovery, youth, domestic violence, love affair, couples, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, india, norway, haiti ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.4
 1K
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: sexual, sincere, sexy, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: teacher, self discovery, couples, infidelity, human nature, farm, couple relations, family relations, love and romance, romance, seduction, sexual attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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, serious, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: small town, waitress, coming of age, desert, single mother, couples, teenage life, small town life, human nature, society, map, single parent ...
Time: 90s
Place: new mexico, usa, argentina, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, psychological, sentimental, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, self discovery, spring break, shoplifting, journal, love and romance, urban, starting over, human nature, introspection, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, tennessee, usa, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.0
 2K
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: sexual, bleak, realistic, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, parents and children, siblings relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, family relations, romance, youth, couples, teenage life, family problems ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new zealand, australia, tokyo
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67%
 7.4
 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, serious, realistic
Plot: infidelity, coming of age, looking for sex, youth, introspection, society, human nature, teenage life, couples, family problems, downfall, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 7.0
 2K
Dandelion (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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: touching, gloomy, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, small town, coming of age, friendship, teenage love, factory, fall in love, family problems, innocence lost, young lovers, romance, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: idaho, usa, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, talky, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: working class, small town, obsession, coming of age, gas station, dysfunctional marriage, romance, youth, teenage life, small town life, fall in love, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, gloomy, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: dysfunctional family, psychiatrist, domestic violence, island, self discovery, football, therapy, haunted by the past, poet, extramarital affair, twin sister, american football ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.5
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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: realistic, sincere, serious, touching, sexual ...
Plot: lesbian, kiss, virgin, coming of age, voyeurism, sexual relations, couple relations, looking for sex, teenage life, strong sexual content, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: france, europe, french riviera, riviera, saint tropez
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: sexual, sincere, serious, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: high school, teenage love, coming of age, basketball, sex, lust, teenager, friendship, humiliation, high school life, love and romance, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Virgin Suicides (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: suicidal, suburban life, teenage life, high school, youth, coming of age, lust, overbearing parent, generation gap, first love, virginity, suicide attempt ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: michigan, yale university
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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: lolita, pedophile, forbidden love, underage sex, pedophilia, obsession, sex with teenager, incest, older man young girl relationship, virginity, destructive relationship, lust ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1920s, 1950s, 1940s
Place: cannes, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: realistic, rough, sexual, serious
Plot: prostitute, addiction, brothel, love and romance, life is a bitch, destructive relationship, on the road, lifestyle, drug abuse, youth, down on your luck, love affair ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1958
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.2
 185
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: love triangle, soldier, society, friendship, love and romance, romance, friends, couples, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, marriage proposal, cross, rehearsal ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.3
 877
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
Plot: mental illness, opera, friendship, incest, cousin cousin relationship, agoraphobia, drifter, secret, aunt nephew relationship, small town, coming of age, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s
Place: mississippi, usa, montana, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: psychological, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: on the road, doll, pharmacy, police, pharmacist, couple relations, social misfits, crimes, love and romance, society, misfit, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, new york state, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.8
 1K
Whirlygirl (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 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: serious, realistic
Plot: high school, party, teenage love, school, dancer's life, follow your dream, hardcase students, friends, hopes, love and romance, teachers and students, student life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: gloomy, sexual, touching, psychological, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: beach, friendship, older man younger man relationship, gay relationship, couples, romance, gender, sexual abuse, adoption, homecoming, coming out, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: oregon, seattle, usa, denmark, seattle washington ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.2
 250
The Doe Boy (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Cherokee boy is a haemophiliac in a culture obsessed with blood identity.
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, realistic, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, teenage life, americana, juvenile delinquency, transsexual, lifestyle, human nature, society, innocence lost, youth, homecoming, parents and children ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 997
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, thought provoking
Plot: lolita, coming of age, sex, virgin, beach, youth, aging, teenage love, twentysomething life, romance, lifestyle, fall in love ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, southern france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.8
 7K
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: psychological, emotional, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, self discovery, gas station, friendship, couples, teenage life, love and romance, youth, teenager, misfit, romance, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Crime + Punishment in Suburbia (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is a contemporary fable loosely based on Fyodor Dostoyevsky's "Crime and Punishment". Roseanne is outwardly a perfect and popular teen. However, her image is hiding the abuse at her stepfather's hands, and she decides to ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, cynical, clever, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, high school, dysfunctional family, guilt, americana, rape, trial, incest, obsession, couples, family problems, crime and punishment ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
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Crooked Hearts (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The father of a family has a an affair. This affects every member of the family.
Style: sentimental, touching, clever, serious, talky ...
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, secret, life is a bitch, family in crisis, unfulfillment, eccentric family, couples, human spirit, family life, family problems, college ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.0
 4K
Heavy (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Victor is a cook who works in a greasy bar/restaurant owned by his mother, Dolly. It's just the two of them, a waitress named Delores, and a heavy drinking regular, Leo. But things change when Callie, a beautiful college drop-out, shows up as a ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, serious, psychological ...
Plot: waitress, seduction, obesity, pizza, small town, workplace, jealousy, workplace situations, unfulfillment, love and romance, unfulfilled love, physical appearance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york state, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, emotional, atmospheric, serious, sincere ...
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, gay, suicide, youth, homecoming, hanging, lgbt, gays and lesbians, gender, haunted by the past, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, nova scotia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Four Sheets to the Wind (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After his father's untimely suicide, Cufe leaves his home in a Native American reservation in search of a more fulfilling life.
Style: realistic, gloomy, touching, sincere, serious
Plot: dysfunctional family, estrangement, parents and children, siblings relations, dealing with death, family relations, unfulfillment, coming of age, last wish, death in the family, family problems, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
First Love, Last Rites (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Joey and Sissel are two misfits spending most of their time together talking or having sex. Gradually and slowly their relationships are becoming boring for them.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: estrangement, sex, misfit, dysfunctional family, youth, twentysomething life, love and romance, romance, sexual relations, siblings relations, suburban life, family in crisis ...
Time: 90s
Place: louisiana, canada, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%