Movies like Punk Love

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Punk Love (2006)
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Punk Love (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set in the rainy environs of Oregon and Washington, Punk Love is the story of two forlorn lovers, searching for that elusive Hollywood Ending to the story of their dreams. Sarah is a lost 15-year-old, trapped in an unloving home, in a dreary small paper mill town. When she meets Spike, she envisions a new life for herself. Falling in love, Sarah and Spike go on a crime spree of small-time con jobs, both to support themselves and their drug habit. Spike has dreams of his own, and when he successfully auditions for a band, he can't help but feel that he and Sarah are starting on the road to escaping their ill-fated existence. But just as things are looking up, everything goes uncontrollably wrong, and Spike and Sarah have only their undying love for each other as a means of survival against all odds. Director/writer Nick Lyon's Punk Love is a modern-day fairy tale about two fallen angels searching for meaning in a world without pity...
Plot: teenager, illegal drugs, drug abuse, musician, snow, heroin, child abuse, murder, stepfather, statutory rape, sex, drugs
Place: portland oregon

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Most similar movies to Punk Love

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out christian film, dark, rough and realistic films with plots about teenager, drugs, murder, teenage girl, sex, female nudity and high school mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like Punk Love: Berkeley (2005), Tag (2015), Not My Kid (1985), Stranger in Town (1998), Double Parked (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Berkeley (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Berkeley is the story of Ben Sweet, an eighteen year old boy who comes to UC Berkeley in 1968 to study accounting and avoid the draft. There begins an odyssey through sex, drugs, rock and roll, and political activism which turns his world upside ...
Plot: illegal drugs, drugs, female nudity, teenager
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95%
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Tag (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Billy is the self-designated leader of a group of teenagers living in a shelter. Jacob and Rae, Billy's oldest childhood friends, live there as well as part of "the family". Billy has an AIDs-like virus, which he has passed on to his ...
Plot: teenager, homeless, abusive parent, flashback sequence, hiv, throat cut, murder, runaway, warehouse, blood, drug addict
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67%
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Not My Kid (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A teenaged drug addict is sent to Dr. Royce's controversial drug intervention program where the addicts in the program confront each other in supervised group meetings. Also, in evening meetings, the addicts are confronted by their families. ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, illegal drugs, family conflict, group therapy, surgeon, sister sister relationship, teenager, teenage girl, beating, lsd, drug rehabilitation, unwanted pregnancy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Stranger in Town (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A 13-year-old boy, whose single mother moved her family from the big city to a small town, begins to suspect that a stranger who befriends his family is not who he initially appears to be. Harry Hamlin, Graham Green, Rebecca Jenkins and Trevor ...
Plot: frame up, boy, small town, drugs, murder, teenager, carpenter, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Sarah T. - Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Finding herself unable to cope with the divorce of her parents and the stress of daily life, 15-year-old Sarah Travis starts drinking in secret. At first, alcohol provides comfort and release. Then it sends her life spiraling out of control.
Plot: teenager, teenage girl, teen drinking, stepfather, alcoholics anonymous, alcoholic, divorce, horse
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 138
Double Parked (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A resourceful and high-spirited woman deals with financial distress and her asthmatic thirteen-year-old son when his life is gravely complicated by a new friendship with the son of her former drunken and abusive husband.
Plot: teenager, parent child relationship, juvenile delinquent, middle school, teenage boy, drugs, child abuse, father son relationship, loner, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Juvenile Delinquents -- New World Order (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Broken teens trying to claim something their parents failed to provide - A Future and Purpose.
Style: dark
Plot: teenager, justice, vengeance, abuse, vigilante, gang, revenge, blood
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Rock: It's Your Decision (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 52 min.
Story: The parents of a young man force him to go without rock music for thirty days, and as a result, he discovers how rock music is a tool of Satan to control people.
Style: christian film
Plot: teenager, rock music, teen angst, christian, sermon, pastor, mother son relationship, religion
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51%
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The Todd Killings (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on the true story of '60s thrill-killer Charles Schmidt ("The Pied Piper of Tucson"), Skipper Todd (Robert F. Lyons) is a charismatic 23-year old who charms his way into the lives of high school kids in a small California town. ...
Plot: teenager, murder, serial killer, teenage girl, burial, sex, death, drugs, police, homosexual, high school, repressed homosexual ...
Place: california, arizona, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Death of Richie (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A sensitive but confused teenager feels pressure on him from all directions and turns to drugs, which causes problems for him in school and at home.
Plot: pressure, drug addiction, family conflict, family tragedy, teenager, courtroom, father son relationship, drug abuse, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
American Born (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A teenager who is obsessed with gangster movies believes himself to be a real gangster after his father is murdered.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: murder, mafia, teenager, rivalry, tough heroes, vengeance, obsession, gangsters, crime, unlikely criminals, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Hard Road (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A cautionary tale. At 17, Sherman Oaks high schooler Pam Banner has a baby out of wedlock. The baby is adopted, but Pam's too embarrassed to go back to school, so her dad gets her a job as the receptionist for a talent agent. A rock star takes ...
Style: psychedelic, tragic ending, psychotronic
Plot: father daughter relationship, adoption, female nudity, police, musician, airport, prostitute, exploitation, drugs, sex, band, mother daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Cutback (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: High School senior Luke Harris (Justin Schwan) dreams of just one thing... pro surfing. With his best friend Casey (Angel Cruz) at his side, they have two goals: surf and party! But Luke's Mom (Raquel Gardner) and especially Dad (Greg Carlson) ...
Style: christian film
Plot: faith, surfing, youth, teenager, christian
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Angel Dusted (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Cautionary anti-drug film based on a true story, made for NBC television. Drama about the effects on Jean Stapleton and Arthur Hill when their teenage son (John Putch, Stapleton's real-life son) gets spaced out on a marijuana joint laced with ...
Plot: teenager, hallucination, high school, drug use, mental institution, school, flashback, blood, broken glass, costume party, marijuana, pill ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 141
Desideria (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An overweight teenage girl walks in on her mother having a three-way. She later confronts her mother and gets her birthday cake shoved in her face. She then tries to commit suicide, but survives and loses a lot of weight. Now attractive to boys and ...
Plot: sex, child rape, mother daughter relationship, teenager, sexual attraction, pantyhose, erotica, female stockinged legs, female nudity, bare breasts, lolita, defloration ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The All-American Girl (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Debbie's boyfriend Bobby has left for Guatemala for three months and Debbie is expecting a boring summer. But then she hasn't considered her neighbours and their 15-year old son Johnny.
Plot: sex, sexual fantasy, teenager, sexuality, neighbor, handjob, spanking, sexual awakening, large breasts, male full rear nudity, coming of age, cheating wife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Young Runaways (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three unhappy teenagers run away from home, only to discover living on their own isn't as idyllic as they imagined.
Plot: runaway, teenager, biker, burned to death, prostitution, girlfriend, motorcycle, thief, cheating girlfriend, cheating on boyfriend, pimp, exploitation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Recommendation for Mercy (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, a 14 year-old boy is accused of raping and murdering a little girl
Style: based on true events
Plot: court, rape, murder, teenager, rape accusation
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Face in the Mirror (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: The dramatic story of a group of young people’s response to a desperate teen’s cry for help.
Style: christian film
Plot: teenager, christian, suicide, suicide attempt, gun, hospital, pastor, troubled teen, depression, christianity, ambulance, prayer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Foxes (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A group of friends come of age in the asphalt desert of the San Fernando Valley, as set to a blazing soundtrack and endless drinking, drugs and sex.
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, rough, reflective ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teenager, hollywood, drug abuse, addiction, self discovery, youth, teenage life, parents and children, friends, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Raging Rose (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Poland
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Jozef travels from Poland to France to work and to find his son Roman, who he abandoned 15 years earlier. Jozef works for a Polish immigrant family that has successfully settled in France. Rose, the family’s teenaged daughter, volunteers to help ...
Plot: sister sister relationship, high school sports, sex scene, urination, high school, letter, flute, concert, teenager, teenage girl, drugs, train ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Party Talk (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Four creative and sexually confused high school seniors are forced to deal with their sense of isolation while attending a booze-soaked party in New York City.
Plot: teenager, party, coming of age, youth, american dream, dream, house party, high school friends, magic realism
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The UnMiracle (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A suburban town is torn apart in the aftermath of an accidental teen drug overdose in this ensemble film exploring the mysteries of modern faith.
Plot: underage drinking, drug dealer, forest, flashlight, fat man, high school, church, alcoholic, iraq veteran, fable, police officer, illegal drugs ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Paul's Case (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Captures the essence of Willa Cather's haunting story of Pittsburgh circa 1900. Lost in a world of fantasy, young working-class Paul dreams of escaping his dreary existence in turn-of-the-century Pittsburgh. As fate would have it Paul gets his ...
Plot: working class, theater, infatuation, winter, teenager, snow, coming of age, rose, thief
Place: pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Blue Jeans (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Tells the story of young Daniela ‘Blue Jeans’ Anselmi, a free-spirited drifter who makes her way in life by selling sexual favors and practicing petty-crime. After Daniela is arrested, the man who might be her long-lost father is called into her ...
Plot: murder, sex, prostitute, erotica, female full frontal nudity, bare breasts, pubic hair, undressing, female nudity, blonde bombshell, male objectification, undressing someone ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Son of Joseph (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young man who lives with his mother and has never known his father, heads off to look for him. He finds a cynical and Machiavellian man who works as a publisher in Paris. After he attempts to kill him, he finds filial love thanks to his uncle.
Plot: teenager, emotionless, handcuffs, teenage boy, taxi, photograph, beach, rat, hotel, publisher, letter, donkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Year of the Cannibals (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On the streets of a damp metropolis lie the corpses of hundreds and hundreds of boys and girls. No one can give them a resting place because of a law enacted by a repressive State. But the young Antigone, with the help of a foreigner, Tiresias, ...
Plot: teenager, brother, death, symbolism, fascism, body, oppression, cave, shot to death, society
Place: milan italy
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34%
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Mudhoney (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this Depression-era tale, Calef is traveling from Michigan to California and stops in Spooner, Missouri, where Lute hires him for odd jobs. Calef gets involved with Lute's niece, Hannah. But she is married to Sidney, a wife-beating drunk who ...
Plot: murder, sex, great depression, prohibition, skinny dipping, lynch mob, hanging, poverty, bathtub, mute, erotica, drowning ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Her Last Chance (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Drug adict teen gets out of rehab only to be accused of her boyfriend's death.
Plot: accident, death, drugs, drug addict, drug addiction, teenager, jealousy, party
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Amy Fisher: My Story (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This sensational true story of a near fatal attraction left Mary Jo Buttafuoco paralyzed for life and made Amy Fisher America's most infamous teenager. Imprisoned 5-15 years for a crime she confessed to Fisher has nothing to lose by telling how ...
Plot: teenager, true crime, older man younger woman relationship, sex with a minor, child uses gun, fatal attraction, extramarital affair, adultery, infidelity, teenage girl, age difference, femme fatale ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%