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, serious and realistic films with plots about teenager, drugs, teenage girl, sex, murder, high school and mother daughter relationship mostly in Drama, Crime and Comedy genres. Some movies like Punk Love: Berkeley (2005), Tag (2015), Not My Kid (1985), The All-American Girl (1973), Rock: It's Your Decision (1982). 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%
 4.6
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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, flashback sequence, abusive parent, drug addict, hiv, throat cut, warehouse, runaway, blood, murder
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68%
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, teen drinking, alcoholics anonymous, alcoholic, stepfather, divorce, horse, teenage girl
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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, family conflict, illegal drugs, surgeon, suicidal, support group, drug addiction, drug addict, group therapy, drug abuse, frustration, unwanted pregnancy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, sexuality, teenager, neighbor, masturbation, bare breasts, female nudity, erotica, sexual awakening, spanking, teenage sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, abuse, gang, vigilante, justice, blood, revenge, vengeance
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, sermon, pastor, christian, religion, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: family tragedy, family conflict, pressure, drug addiction, teenager, drug abuse, courtroom, father son relationship, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, sexual attraction, teenager, mother daughter relationship, pantyhose, female stockinged legs, erotica, rape, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, bare breasts, underage sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 136
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, drugs, teenage boy, loner, father son relationship, child abuse, middle school, juvenile delinquent, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, murder, drugs, small town, boy, teenager, carpenter, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: murder, teenager, mafia, crime, gangsters, vengeance, tommy gun, crimes, rivalry, unlikely criminals, obsession, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: drug use, teenager, hallucination, high school, mental institution, marijuana, clinic, accident, pill, costume party, broken glass, punch ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, father daughter relationship, car accident, drugs, exploitation, gas station, blonde, beaten to death, motorcycle, cheating girlfriend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: youth, surfing, teenager, faith, christian
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, homosexual, high school, burial, repressed homosexual, true crime, splatter, small town, drugs ...
Place: california, arizona, tucson arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, psychotronic, tragic ending
Plot: drugs, heroin, drug addiction, teenage pregnancy, hollywood, venereal disease, drug abuse, marijuana, rock band, jail, jail cell, ambulance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: christian, teenager, suicide, gun, prayer, flashback, pastor, suicide attempt, outcast, troubled teen, depression, christianity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, donkey, emotionless, beach, teenage boy, photograph, rat, hotel, handcuffs, talking to the camera, laptop, taxi ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, teenager, murder, rape accusation
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: fascism, symbolism, death, teenager, brother, cave, body
Place: milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: hockey stick, waking up from a coma, talking to oneself in a mirror, church, fat man, hospital, police station, flashlight, high school, alcoholic, forest, illegal drugs ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: party, death, teenager, jealousy, drugs, drug addict, drug addiction, accident
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: gloomy, serious, realistic, rough, reflective ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teenager, hollywood, self discovery, desert, alcohol, sex, prostitution, drug abuse, parents and children, addiction ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Miracle of Kathy Miller (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: With the support of her parents (Sharon Gless & Frank Converse), an Arizona adolescent (Helen Hunt) overcomes severe injuries to run in a 10K race.
Plot: teenager, running, hit by a car, accident, coma, high school, track and field, female athlete, runner, race, recovery, athlete ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: party, teenager, house party, american dream, high school friends, coming of age, dream, youth, magic realism
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: high school sports, letter, urination, sex scene, high school, flute, kiss, party, train, drugs, concert, teenage boy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Kids Aren't Alright (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Story: Ross is trying to come to terms with the suicide of one of his classmates, as he finds his life falling down around him. Suddenly he finds himself involved in a new friendship with the new girl in school, Róisín. She helps to lead him in the right ...
Plot: teenager, school, suicide, youth, lesbian, homosexuality
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.3
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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: prostitute, murder, sex, male objectification, undressing someone, legs, taking off shirt, short shorts, female objectification, taking off underwear, blonde bombshell, bare breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 33
Amarsi male (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Anna plays the personal secretary of a rich industrialist who falls in love with her boss' daughter's leftist boyfriend, Carlo. Anna pretty much severs her ties with her boss (who she also had romantic moments with) and after she moves in ...
Plot: prostitution, money, politics, illegal drugs, industrialist, drug, college student, leftist, manipulation, secretary, boss, sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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