Movies like Punk Love

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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, statutory rape, stepfather, drug abuse, heroin, musician, drugs, child abuse, sex, murder, snow
Place: portland oregon

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out christian film, realistic, serious and rough films with plots about teenager, drugs, teenage girl, sex, high school, father daughter relationship and mother daughter relationship mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres. Some movies like Punk Love: Berkeley (2005), Tag (2015), Rock: It's Your Decision (1982), The Son of Joseph (2016), The All-American Girl (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, gang, abuse, vigilante, blood, revenge, justice, vengeance
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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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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, warehouse, throat cut, hiv, runaway, blood, murder
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91%
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: rock music, teenager, teen angst, pastor, sermon, christian
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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, photograph, teenage boy, rat, hotel, handcuffs, letter, taxi, talking to the camera ...
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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, teen drinking, alcoholic, alcoholics anonymous, stepfather, horse, divorce, teenage girl
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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, teenager, sexuality, neighbor, masturbation, bare breasts, erotica, female nudity, teenage sex, sexual awakening, spanking
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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: christian, teenager, suicide, flashback, prayer, gun, outcast, pastor, troubled teen, suicide attempt, ambulance, depression ...
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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, exploitation, drugs, beaten to death, gas station, blonde, motorcycle, pimp ...
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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 nudity, female full frontal nudity, bare breasts, underage sex ...
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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, father son relationship, loner, child abuse, middle school, juvenile delinquent
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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, unwanted pregnancy, support group, drug addiction, drug addict, group therapy, drug abuse, frustration, suicidal ...
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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 conflict, family tragedy, pressure, drug addiction, teenager, drug abuse, courtroom, father son relationship
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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: teenager, faith, surfing, youth, christian
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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: high school, teenager, drug use, hallucination, mental institution, costume party, pill, broken glass, clinic, accident, marijuana, punch ...
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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, coma, accident, high school, track and field, race, female athlete, recovery, runner, high school athlete ...
Place: arizona
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59%
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
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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, teenager, death, brother, cave, body
Place: milan italy
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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, house party, american dream, high school friends, coming of age, youth, dream, magic realism
Place: new york
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Almost 18 (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Almost 18 is a charming and unaffected film about five 17-year-old guys from Helsinki in 2010. Karri, Peter, André, Akseli and Joni dream, party, love and boast like only teenage males can.
Plot: friendship, teenager, sauna, adulthood, group shower, father son estrangement, 18 year old, bungee jump, parenthood, abortion, brother, 17 year old ...
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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
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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, homosexual, high school, burial, splatter, repressed homosexual, true crime, sex, death ...
Place: california, arizona, tucson arizona
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Sin in the Suburbs (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After discovering that her mother is involved in an adulterous affair, a pretty high school student seeks help from a neighbor. While their trusting bond grows into a deep relationship, a secret sex club for the area's pleasure-seeking women is ...
Plot: sex, secret, student, teenager, neighbor, extramarital affair, scheme, mask, woman undressing, smoking, perfume, coming out ...
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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: serious, gloomy, realistic, rough, reflective ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teenager, hollywood, self discovery, alcohol, sex, desert, prostitution, drug abuse, parents and children, addiction ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
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42%
There Should Be Rules (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mia and Mirjam are two 14-year-olds who live in a very dreary little town. Though not especially grown-up, they're both trying. Mirjam gets a head start by forming a relationship with an older man who says he loves her. Mia has a dad who drinks ...
Plot: teenager, small town, best friend, coming of age, 14 year old, underage girl, adolescence, swedish, older man young girl relationship, friendship
Place: sweden
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Surviving: A Family in Crisis (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Rick is a 17 year old golden boy whose father wants him to became a doctor like himself. Lonnie is a problematic 16 year old girl, who has just come out from a sanatorium after an attempted suicide. The families of both teens are very close friends. ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: impossible love, teenager, friendship, suicide, father daughter relationship, crying, telephone, adultery, photograph, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, swimming pool, redhead ...
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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, investigation, high school, attack, attempted murder, husband wife relationship, adultery, extramarital affair, murder, betrayal ...
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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: punched in the face, drugs, man with glasses, brother brother relationship, apology, prescription drugs, drug use, train, teenager, teenage girl, heroin, knife ...
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39%
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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: heroin, drugs, teenage pregnancy, drug addiction, venereal disease, hollywood, addiction, drug addict, ambulance, clinic, jail, jail cell ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 ⇓
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