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SLC Punk! (1998)
 7.4
 30K
SLC Punk! (1998)
Original name: SLC Punk
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two former geeks become 1980s punks, then party and go to concerts while deciding what to do with their lives.
Style: realistic, sentimental, humorous, harsh, intense, touching, suspense, witty, non-linear, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: punk, rebelliousness, self destructing, subculture, heavy metal culture, antisocial behavior, friendship, rebellion, heavy metal, drug overdose, individualism, college graduate, parents and children, rock, buddies, coming of age, party, satire, hospital, friendship between men, punk rock, breaking the fourth wall, mother son relationship, punk music, hippie ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: north dakota, utah, england, los angeles, canada, florida, woodstock ...

Most similar movies to SLC Punk!

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and melancholic films with plots about friendship, storytelling, dialogue, mentor, drinking alcohol, friends and catastrophe mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like SLC Punk!: Human Traffic (1999), Trainspotting (1996), SubUrbia (1996), Pump Up the Volume (1990), 10,000 Saints (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
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Human Traffic (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: All that exists now is clubs, drugs, pubs and parties. I've got 48 hours off from the world, man I'm gonna blow steam out of my head like a screaming kettle. I'm gonna talk cods hit to strangers all night. I'm gonna lose the plot ...
Style: semi serious, entertaining, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: clubbing, nightlife, escape from reality, lifestyle, society, music, buddies, friendship, party, drug abuse, paranoia, rave ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: wales, amsterdam, london, england
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 8.1
 680K
Trainspotting (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.
Style: disturbing, psychedelic, captivating, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: existentialism, heroin, drug abuse, life is a bitch, drug addiction, surrealism, addiction, social misfits, counterculture, dark humor, friendship, hallucination ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: scotland, edinburgh scotland, europe, london, england
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 6.7
 10K
SubUrbia (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A group of suburban teenagers try to support each other through the difficult task of becoming adults.
Style: talky, realistic, cynical, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: friendship, punk, alcohol abuse, interracial relations, racism, friends, hanging, twentysomething life, human nature, showbiz, introspection, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, texas, new jersey, new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pump Up the Volume (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mark Hunter is an intelligent but shy teenager who has just moved to suburban Arizona from New York. Unbeknownst to his parents and peers, at 10pm each school night Mark takes to the shortwave radio in his basement and transforms into pirate DJ ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, witty, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: radio, rebellion, boss, radio dj, suburbs, high school, suicide, confession, repression, anti conformity, misfit, teenager ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, phoenix arizona, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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10,000 Saints (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A sweeping multigenerational story set against the backdrop of the raw, roaring New York City of the late 1980s; adoption, teen pregnancy, drugs, hardcore punk rock, the unbridled optimism and reckless stupidity of the young—and old—are all ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, pregnancy, parents and children, family problems, city life, estrangement, rehabilitation, youth, drug abuse, single parent, life is a bitch, coming of age ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, vermont, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 9K
The Wood (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the panicky, uncertain hours before his wedding, a groom with prenuptial jitters and his two best friends reminisce about growing up together in the middle-class African-American neighborhood of Inglewood, California. Flashing back to the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, wedding, coming of age, high school, erection, homecoming, friendship between men, family relations, best friends, adolescence vs adulthood, siblings relations, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, new jersey, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 216K
Garden State (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Andrew returns to his hometown for the funeral of his mother, a journey that reconnects him with past friends. The trip coincides with his decision to stop taking his powerful antidepressants. A chance meeting with Sam - a girl also suffering from ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: depression, psychiatrist, marijuana, friendship, self discovery, family relations, romance, friends, lifestyle, paraplegic, party, funeral ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 29K
Mystic Pizza (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three teenage girls come of age while working at a pizza parlor in Mystic Connecticut.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens, teen drama
Plot: small town, coming of age, commitment, romance, small town life, teenage life, siblings relations, love and romance, hopes, graduation, best friends, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, connecticut, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Corrine Burns retreats far into plans for her band, The Fabulous Stains, after her mother's death.
Style: semi serious, realistic, cynical, clever, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drug abuse, punk, punk rock, musician's life, rebellion, youth, social misfits, desire for fame, lifestyle, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, music ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 329K
50/50 (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis, and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease.
Style: touching, tragicomedy, sentimental, emotional, humorous ...
Plot: terminal illness, cancer, friendship, patient, doctor, therapist, fighting illness, best friend, buddies, coping, hopes, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c., canada, hawaii ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 32K
Sid and Nancy (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Following their breakout success in England, flagship punk rock band the Sex Pistols venture out on their first U.S. tour. Temperamental bassist Sid Vicious takes his troubled girlfriend, Nancy Spungen, along for the ride. Along the way, the ...
Style: serious, captivating, gloomy, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: punk, drug abuse, heroin, addiction, drug addiction, destructive relationship, punk music, love affair, nudity (full frontal - brief), heroin addict, rock and roll, s&m ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, london, england, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 38K
Hair (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance, War
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: "Hair" is a 1979 musical war comedy-drama film adaptation of the 1968 Broadway musical "Hair: An American Tribal Love-Rock Musical" about a Vietnam War draftee, Claude, who meets and befriends a tribe of long-haired hippies on ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, realistic, thought provoking, sentimental ...
Plot: hippie, vietnam war, counterculture, friendship, fall in love, anti war, commune, army, skinny dipping, nudity (full frontal - brief), bittersweet, social differences ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: oklahoma, new york, nevada, manhattan new york city, washington d.c. ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.8
 161K
Adventureland (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the summer of 1987, a college graduate takes a 'nowhere' job at his local amusement park, only to find it's the perfect course to get him prepared for the real world.
Style: humorous, sentimental, melancholic, funny, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: summer job, teenager, amusement park, friendship, fall in love, marijuana, leaving home, job seeking, first sexual experience, workplace, friends, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: usa, pittsburgh, new york, boston, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Groomsmen (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A groom (Ed Burns) and his four attendants wrestle with issues related to friendship and maturity a week before the big day.
Style: realistic, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, friendship between men, brother brother relationship, buddies, hopes, friendship, couple relations, wedding, romance, love and romance, thirtysomething life, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Outside Providence (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In this coming-of-age comedy, Tim Dunphy is leading a go-nowhere existence, spending his days smoking pot and hanging out with his best friend, Drugs Delaney. But Tim's lazy days of getting high are jettisoned after a brush with the law ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, family relations, high school life, love, prank, romance, parents and children, teenage life, father son relationship, student, gay slur, party ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: rhode island, usa, connecticut, florida, arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Charlie Bartlett (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Awkward teenager Charlie Bartlett (Anton Yelchin) has trouble fitting in at a new high school. Charlie needs some friends fast, and decides that the best way to find them is to appoint himself the resident psychiatrist. He becomes one of the most ...
Style: cynical, sentimental, humorous, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: bully, psychiatrist, adolescence, girlfriend, depression, high school, teenage life, popularity, drugs, private school, youth, acceptance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.9
 31K
The Wackness (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Set in New York City in the sweltering summer, The Wackness tells the story of a troubled teenage drug dealer, who trades pot for therapy sessions with a drug-addled psychiatrist. Things get more complicated when he falls for one of his classmates, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: marijuana, coming of age, teenager, friendship, first love, fall in love, doctors and patients, hip hop, lifestyle, social misfits, buddies, misfit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Permanent Record (1988)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: David Sinclair seems to have everything going for him: he's smart, musically talented, and very successful. To top off his senior year in high school, his band is trying to get a recording session. Therefore, David's suicide leaves ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, coming of age, suicide, grief, buddies, misfit, love and romance, romance, lifestyle, youth, society, social misfits ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: oregon, portland oregon, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Chumscrubber (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Chumscrubber is a dark comedy about the lives of people who live in upper-class suburbia. It all begins when Dean Stiffle finds the body of his friend, Troy. He doesn't bother telling any of the adults because he knows they won't care. ...
Style: surreal, bleak, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: suburbs, suicide, kidnapping, friendship, mistaken identity, dark humor, drug abuse, coming of age, disorder, social decay, crimes, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Take Me Home Tonight (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Recent MIT grad Matt Franklin should be well on his way to a successful career at a Fortune 500 company, but instead he rebels against maturity by taking a job at a video store. Matt rethinks his position when his unrequited high-school crush, Tori, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friends, best friend, proposal, buddies, lifestyle, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood, grownups, lie, deception, college graduate, slacker ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Middle of Nowhere (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The film follows Grace, a young woman whose irresponsible mother blows her college fund on her younger sister's beauty pageant campaign.
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, friendship, ambition, teenage life, fall in love, family problems, rebellion, drug dealing, opposites attract, youth, rebelliousness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A recent high school graduate is faced with two options, either go to a business school where his father wants him to go to, or get a full time job. However he decides to defy his father and go to Hawaii. Trouble is he has no money. Along the way he ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: coming of age, school, friendship, family relations, looking for sex, fall in love, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, teenage love, lifestyle, youth ...
Time: 60s, year 1962, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, hawaii, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.9
 16K
200 Cigarettes (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A collection of twentysomethings try to cope with relationships, loneliness, desire and their individual neuroses.
Style: feel good, talky, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, best friends, new year's eve, couples, nightlife, romance, love and romance, sexual dysfunction, twentysomething life, singleness, looking for love, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982, year 1981
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Hard Core Logo (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bruce Macdonald follows punk bank Hard Core Logo on a harrowing last-gasp reunion tour throughout Western Canada. As magnetic lead-singer Joe Dick holds the whole magilla together through sheer force of will, all the tensions and pitfalls of life on ...
Style: talky, humorous, captivating, intense, clever ...
Plot: on the road, music, rock music, music band, artists and showbiz, musician's life, friends, ambition, satire, existentialism, punk, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, los angeles, british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
24 Hour Party People (2002)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In 1976, Tony Wilson sets up Factory Records and brings Manchester's music to the world.
Style: witty, humorous, sincere, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: nightclub, clubbing, party, musician, lifestyle, ambition, businessman, music band, success, artists and showbiz, rise and fall, buddies ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: england, europe, manchester, northern england, united kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Children of the Revolution (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A man (Richard Roxburgh) the Australian government blames for 1990s political woes blames his mother (Judy Davis), a communist Stalin seduced in 1951.
Style: humorous, clever, suspense, biting, realistic ...
Plot: revolution, satire, politics, pregnancy, josef stalin, torture, dark humor, farce, campaign, family relations, political unrest, rebelliousness ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 20th century
Place: australia, russia, latvia, sydney australia, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
No Small Affair (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The 16 years old amateur photographer Charles accidentally takes a photo of Laura - and falls in love with her, when he develops the picture. He finds out that she works as singer in a bar, but is about to be thrown out. Although rejected at first ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: photographer, coming of age, teenage love, young lovers, teenage life, fall in love, teenager, nightclub, singer, topless woman, happy ending, obsession ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.8
 14K
Lymelife (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A coming of age dramedy where infidelity, real estate, and Lyme disease have two families falling apart on Long Island in the early eighties. Scott, 15, is at the point in his life when he finds out that the most important people around him, his ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, talky, emotional ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, marital problem, american dream, infidelity, first love, marriage, teenage love, family problems, family life, love, fighting illness, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Upside of Anger (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: After her husband runs off with his secretary, Terry Wolfmeyer is left to fend for herself -- and her four daughters. As she hits rock bottom, Terry finds a friend and drinking buddy in next-door neighbor Denny, a former baseball player. As the two ...
Style: suspense, realistic, semi serious, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, dysfunctional family, neighbor, family relations, couples, suburban life, couple relations, love and romance, starting over, parents and children, fall in love, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa, detroit, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
 23K
Starter for 10 (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1985, against the backdrop of Thatcherism, Brian Jackson enrolls in the University of Bristol, a scholarship boy from seaside Essex with a love of knowledge for its own sake and a childhood spent watching "University Challenge," a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, witty ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: politics, marijuana, coming of age, social differences, university, buddies, youth, love and romance, couple relations, working class, party, roommate ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: england, europe, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%