Movies like The Virgin Suicides

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The Virgin Suicides (1999)
 7.2
 133K
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, thought provoking, touching, gloomy, serious, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: suicidal, suburban life, teenage life, high school, youth, coming of age, lust, overbearing parent, first love, generation gap, virginity, suicide attempt, family problems, suicide, innocence lost, siblings relations, suburbs, depression, first sex, marijuana, tennis, psychiatrist, sexual exploration, loss of daughter, school dance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: michigan, yale university

Most similar movies to The Virgin Suicides

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and emotional films with plots about youth, dialogue, coming of age, mentor, teenage life, runaway and storytelling mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Virgin Suicides: American Beauty (1999), Palo Alto (2013), Blue Car (2002), Ordinary People (1980), Submarine (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.4
 978K
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, sexual, cynical, captivating, biting ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: midlife crisis, family problems, dysfunctional family, teenage life, loneliness, age difference, virgin, coming of age, youth, parenthood, marital problem, cold relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 6.2
 25K
Palo Alto (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Palo Alto weaves together three stories of teenage lust, boredom, and self-destruction: shy, sensitive April, torn between an illicit flirtation with her soccer coach and an unrequited crush on sweet stoner Teddy; Emily, who offers sexual favors to ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, touching, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, teenage sexuality, youth, high school, high school life, adolescence, unfulfillment, teenage girl, coming of age, high school student, older man younger woman relationship, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.7
 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, gloomy, sincere ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: poetry, love and romance, family in crisis, family relations, teachers and students, parents and children, writer's life, innocence lost, power relations, youth, teenage life, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ordinary People (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Beth, Calvin, and their son Conrad are living in the aftermath of the death of the other son. Conrad is overcome by grief and misplaced guilt to the extent of a suicide attempt. He is in therapy. Beth had always preferred his brother and is having ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, suicide attempt, guilt, depression, psychiatrist, christmas, drowning, halloween, therapy, coming of age, repression, loss of son ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, texas, chicago illinois, illinois, mcdonald's restaurant ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 79K
Submarine (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 15-year-old deep-thinking Welsh schoolboy, Oliver Tate struggles to initiate and maintain a relationship with Jordana, his devilish, dark-haired classmate at their Swansea high school. As his parents' marriage begins to fall apart, similar ...
Style: witty, semi serious, talky, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: teenage love, coming of age, love and romance, bullying, adolescence, virginity, first love, parents and children, crumbling marriage, school, infidelity, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 20th century
Place: wales, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Crazy/Beautiful (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: At Pacific Palisades High, a poor Latino falls hard for a troubled girl from the affluent neighborhood.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, sentimental, intense ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: high school, culture clash, young lovers, forbidden love, unhappiness, romance, fall in love, teenage life, opposites attract, coming of age, parent child relationship, family disapproval ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.5
 51K
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, emotional, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, neighbor, thanksgiving, mate swapping, innocence lost, coming of age, swinger, guilt, infidelity, promiscuity, marijuana, storm ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1973
Place: connecticut, usa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Splendor in the Grass (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A fragile Kansas girl's unrequited and forbidden love for a handsome young man from the town's most powerful family drives her to heartbreak and madness.
Style: emotional, sexual, realistic, sentimental, tense ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: coming of age, small town, promiscuity, forbidden love, basketball, small town life, unrequited love, stock market crash, sexual repression, romance, childhood sweetheart, americana ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s, 1950s
Place: kansas, usa, connecticut, yale university, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 13K
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, american dream, marital problem, infidelity, first love, marriage, adultery, teenage love, family life, family problems, violence, love ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Spectacular Now (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A hard-partying high school senior's philosophy on life changes when he meets the not-so-typical "nice girl."
Style: sincere, touching, semi serious, sentimental, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, coming of age, teenage life, love and romance, youth, drinking problem, classmates, couples, teenager, high school, self discovery, prom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Good Humor Man (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A mischievous high school sophomore faces a conflict of conscience vs. character when his best friend becomes linked to the death of a youth from another clique in suburban Middle America circa '76.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, atmospheric, emotional
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, high school, friendship, rock, teenage love, misfit, innocence lost, society, high school life, lifestyle, social relations, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.5
 34K
Keith (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Natalie (Elisabeth Harnois) is high school royalty, but her queen bee status falls apart when she falls for the new guy at school. Although Keith (Jesse McCartney) ignores her at first, they soon become friends -- even though Natalie suspects that ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, bad ending, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, opposites attract, high school, adolescence, first love, youth, love and romance, love affair, fall in love, romance, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ 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, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, coming of age, suicide, high school life, lifestyle, friends, love and romance, romance, family relations, parents and children, social misfits, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: portland oregon, oregon, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.9
 12K
Snow Angels (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Waitress Annie has separated from her suicidal alcoholic husband, Glenn. Glenn has become an evangelical Christian, but his erratic attempts at getting back into Annie's life have alarmed her. High school student Arthur works at Annie's ...
Style: serious, sentimental, depressing, heartbreaking, melancholic ...
Plot: teenage love, small town, small town life, dysfunctional family, depression, parents and children, first love, family problems, football, single parent, teenage life, high school life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Charlie Bartlett (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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: humorous, sentimental, cynical, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: psychiatrist, depression, private school, coming out, girlfriend, teenage life, bully, popularity, high school, adolescence, acceptance, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.5
 611
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a patient named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, serious, clever ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: terminal illness, teenage love, love and romance, first love, fall in love, coping, youth, dealing with death, fighting illness, human relationship, teenage life, dying ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Walk to Remember (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When the popular, restless Landon Carter is forced to participate in the school drama production he falls in love with Jamie Sullivan, the daughter of the town's minister. Jamie has a "to-do" list for her life and also a very big ...
Style: sentimental, touching, romantic, sincere, dramatic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, opposites attract, love and romance, true love, first love, teenage life, high school life, coming of age, terminal illness, romance, fall in love, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
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 ⇓
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, 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 ⇓
28%
 7.3
 5K
Flirting (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The year is 1965 and Danny Embling, is an awkward, underdeveloped teen suffering from occasional bouts of stuttering, attends an all-male boarding school in New South Wales, Australia. it has been some time since Danny has had any romantic ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, sincere, serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: boarding school, coming of age, friendship, love, self discovery, school, romance, teenage life, opposites attract, interracial relations, forbidden love, teenage love ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1965
Place: australia, africa, paris france, kenya, uganda
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.7
 9K
How to Deal (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mandy Moore stars as Halley, a young hip high school student who's convinced true love doesn't exist based on the crazy relationships around her. Her mother is divorcing her father who is dating a younger woman Halley can't stand. Her ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school, teenage love, romance, youth, love and romance, society, friendship, fall in love, teenage life, looking for love, family problems, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.8
 6K
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: sexual, gloomy, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: forbidden love, obsession, coming of age, mental illness, young lovers, romance, unfulfillment, family relations, unfulfilled love, destructive relationship, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
The Run of the Country (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An Irish lad (Matt Keeslar) who fled from his oppressive, widowed father (Albert Finney) falls for a girl (Victoria Smurfit) from an affluent family.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, ira, politics, strained relationship, romance, fall in love, village, family relations, family in crisis, parents and children, village life, death in the family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ireland, europe, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Blue Citrus Hearts (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A first love could quite possibly be the last for Sam, a Memphis teenager coming to terms with the romantic feelings he harbors for his best friend, Julian. Will the love he feels for this boy guide him through his struggles with his abusive father, ...
Style: atmospheric, sincere, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming of age, coming out, high school, innocence lost, gender, high school life, society, lifestyle, teenage love, teenage life, couples, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tennessee, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Revolutionary Road (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children. Based on a novel by Richard Yates.
Style: bad ending, serious, depressing, heartbreaking, realistic ...
Plot: under the surface, couple relations, family problems, jealousy, abortion, destiny, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, adultery, housewife, dysfunctional family, self fulfillment ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1955, 1940s
Place: connecticut, usa, paris france, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 854
Desert Bloom (1986)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story involves Rose Chismore's youth. She flashes back and remembers her coming-of-age. Her recollections are sometimes less than sweet, particularly those of her troubled and alcoholic step-father. Her memories of Robin, her first-love, ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming of age, desert, dysfunctional family, working class, single parent, crumbling marriage, introspection, family in crisis, family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, family gatherings ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Here on Earth (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A rich college kid is taught a lesson after a joy ride ends up destroying a country restaurant.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: small town, terminal illness, teenage love, love triangle, private school, car race, romance, fall in love, couples, teenage life, coming of age, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
It's Kind of a Funny Story (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A clinically depressed teenager gets a new start after he checks himself into an adult psychiatric ward.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, sweet, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, depression, teenage love, love and romance, teenage life, friendship, psychiatric ward, friends, shyness, adolescence, coming of age, supportive friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Married couple Jack and Terry Linden are experiencing a difficult period in their relationship. When Jack decides to step outside the marriage, he becomes involved with Edith, who happens to be the wife of his best friend and colleague, Hank Evans. ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, touching, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, marriage, friendship, college, betrayal, unfaithful wife, suburban life, writer's life, love and romance, crumbling marriage, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england, portland oregon, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%