Movies like Kid-Thing

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Kid-Thing (2012)
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Kid-Thing (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: On the outskirts of Austin, 10-year-old Annie tears around on her BMX bike, hurls dough at cars, and smashes things up with her baseball bat. Her father, a goat-farmer-cum-demolition-derby driver, does little parenting. Annie has no friends her age, so her daily routine is filled with solitary mischief. Playing in the woods one day, she hears a woman’s plaintive call for help from an abandoned well. Though Annie feels driven to visit the well daily, she is unsure about how to deal with the woman’s plight.
Plot: forest, bicycle, chicken, shoplifting, soccer, boredom, prank, child neglect, paintball, walkie talkie, lollipop, sandwich, fireworks

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Most similar movies to Kid-Thing

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about forest, fireworks, teenage boy, youth, friendship, death and self discovery mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Kid-Thing: Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter (2014), One Take (1998), Il tuffo (1993), Man Alive (2008), A Summer Day (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the massive city of Tokyo, Kumiko, a twenty-nine year old, lives in utter solitude. She works a dreadful, dead-end job under an awful boss, is intimidated by her well-off peers, and nagged incessantly by her overbearing mother who is exasperated ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, serious, dark, melancholic ...
Plot: language barrier, treasure hunt, map, delusion, obsessive quest, escapades, mental illness, treasure, wilderness, female protagonist, character study, rabbit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: minnesota, japan, usa, north dakota, tokyo
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95%
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One Take (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Life is a one take proposition. In ONE TAKE, Kevin never stopped loving Jessie even though she left him years ago and is reported to be dead. When Kevin, out-of-the-blue, receives a card in the mail - an old photo of the two of them with a ...
Plot: forest, hospital
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79%
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Il tuffo (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Physical laws and human relations. In Terni (in the center of Italy), during a hot summer, Matteo, 30-years old with a degree in physics but unemployed gives private lessons to Elsa and Giulio. The three of them soon become friends but Matteo and ...
Plot: party, school, teaching, love, car, bicycle, swimming, wedding dress, soccer, teenager, summer, telephone ...
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69%
Man Alive (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: In and around America and the autumn of 1963. A man and his tools. A boy and his shoes.
Plot: television, forest, train, blood, shoes, train tracks, laundry
Time: 50s
Place: massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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A Summer Day (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The sudden death of a teenager during a soccer match puts a small community completely off-balance.
Plot: female nudity, male objectification, best friend, homoeroticism, friendship between boys, soccer, soccer match, coach, peeping, death, masturbation, male nudity ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.0
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My Son Johnny (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Anthony Cortino lives with his mother in a quiet suburb. His father is dead, and his violent criminal brother is a long way off, in the city, and if Anthony has his way, that's where he will stay. However, Johnny runs into trouble with the ...
Plot: court, kitten, fratricide, forest, childhood memory, brother, violence, arrow, saxophone, knife
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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I, a Man (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: I, A Man is Morrissey and Warhol's commercial take on the Swedish [film] I, A Woman. Somebody suggested to Warhol that they wanted a sexploitation film in the vein of I, A Woman, and so he and Morrissey concocted I, A Man. They created the ...
Plot: voyeurism, boredom, male prostitute, hustler, staircase, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, male nudity
Time: 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Tender Is the Night (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Director Henry King's 1962 film adaptation of the F. Scott Fitzgerald novel stars Jennifer Jones, Jason Robards Jr., Joan Fontaine, Tom Ewell, Paul Lukas and Jill St. John.
Plot: mental health, composer, high society, guardian, mental patient, forbidden love, wealth, hotel, rape, doctor patient relationship, jealousy, divorce ...
Time: 1920s
Place: french riviera, zurich switzerland, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Miracle in the Woods (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Quarreled sisters; Sarah and Wanda inherit property from their mother. It has always belonged to the family. Sarah insists on selling it as soon as possible because she has many difficulties. She goes there with her daughter; Gina. Wanda, on the ...
Plot: hospital, sibling relationship, cat, african american, mother daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, funeral, forest, secret, brother brother relationship, deep south
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Gold Through the Fire (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Peter's American dream came true. But the trial of his faith had just begun...
Style: christian film
Plot: christian propaganda, russian, courtroom, christian, church, high school, religious persecution, refugee, soccer, outcast, christianity, popularity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Hide Your Smiling Faces (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Tommy and his older brother Eric live in the midst of vast remote forests. The death of their friend pushes them close to the edge. Eric doesn’t know how to channel his energy. All at once, nature’s vastness feels stifling.
Style: rough, serious, bleak, touching, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, haunted by the past, human nature, teenage life, dealing with death, family relations, tragic event, fear of death, forest, coming of age, life is a bitch, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
A Midsummer's Fantasia (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea, Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Korean Film director, Kim Taehoon plans to shoot his new film in a small local city called Gojo, Japan. He travels with his assistant director, Park Mijeong to do research prior to scriptwriting. They travel through several villages that are ...
Plot: small town, summer, restaurant, dream, driving, full moon, korean, fireworks, midsummer, kiss, eating, woman in bathtub
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Standing Up (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on one of the most beloved Young Adult novels of all time: Two kids are stripped naked and left together on an island in a lake - victims of a vicious summer camp prank; But rather than have to return to camp and face the humiliation, they ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, summer camp, child's point of view, self discovery, family, youth, parents and children, family relations, on the road, prank, coming of age, missing child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Wherever You Are (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A doctor's (Stefano Accorsi) life takes a mysterious turn when his ambulance plunges into a river.
Plot: ambulance, love, death, male objectification, afterlife, male nudity, reanimation, fireworks, scooter, rowing, pubic hair, female full frontal nudity
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Greater Yes: The Story of Amy Newhouse (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Amy Newhouse must now fight the biggest battle of her life - cancer. Her open heart to the people of her school now sparks a passionate rally from the community. However, this passion dwindles as her cancer metastasizes. Her cancer seems to ...
Plot: cancer, roommate, faith, chemotherapy, cemetery, x ray, teddy bear, volleyball, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, soccer, waking up from a coma, christian ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Aloha, Bobby and Rose (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Bobby and Rose, two youngsters who are in love, have to run away from home when they are falsely accused to have committed a robbery and an assassination.
Plot: beer, prank, car accident, hollywood, first date, single mother, mechanic, accidental killing, convenience store, volkswagen beetle, tequila, shotgun ...
Place: tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Things That Hang from Trees (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: St. Augustine, Florida, 1969. An eight-year-old boy's wish to see the fireworks from atop the city's lighthouse is complicated by his odd neighbors, abusive peers, and hopeless parents. The young boy's seemingly simple goal develops ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, touching, captivating
Plot: child abuse, traumatic childhood, husband wife relationship, mental illness, boy, father son relationship, drunkenness, teasing, small town, bullying, abusive husband, mother son relationship ...
Time: year 1969, 60s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Journey of August King (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Journey of August King is a multi-dimensional drama about a North Carolina farmer in 1815. August King, a widower, is on his way home as he does every year after selling his produce and purchasing the stock and goods he will need to survive the ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, sexy, enigmatic ...
Plot: forest, mountain, interracial relations, countryside, society, heroes, on the run, hopes, master and servant, righting the wronged, fall in love, love affair ...
Time: 1810s, 19th century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Art of Travel (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: High school grad. Conner Layne is about to marry his first love, but when wedding plans fail, he goes solo on his honeymoon to Central America, finding adventure with a ragtag group of foreigners who attempt to cross the Darien Gap in record time.
Style: captivating, realistic, sincere, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: adventurer, jungle, escapades, self discovery, friends, prank, youth, travel, adventure, canceled wedding, honeymoon, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Lost Coast (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Director/screenwriter Gabriel Fleming (One Thousand Years) explores the subtleties of loneliness, friendship, and sexuality with this tale of two high school friends who are forced to face their unspoken sexual history while wandering the streets of ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, emotional, gloomy
Plot: forest, friendship, self discovery, haunted by the past, introspection, lifestyle, friends, lgbt, hopes, gay best friend, wilderness, camping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
 219
South of Reno (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a drab desert town, some 200 miles south of Reno, an indecisive man with an unfaithful wife dreams of someday, someday, taking charge of his drifting life.
Plot: wife leaves husband, loneliness, cheating wife, gossip, motel, loser, dysfunctional marriage, boredom, countryside, abusive wife, isolation, going crazy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.0
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Littlerock (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A pair of Japanese siblings get stranded in small-town California and become friends with other twentysomethings they meet, despite the complete lack of a common verbal language.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous, gloomy
Plot: small town, family relations, social relations, fish out of water, communication problem, society, small town life, siblings relations, white trash, promiscuous woman, party, brother sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
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Residue (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young filmmaker returns home after many years away, to write a script about his childhood, only to find his neighborhood unrecognizable and his childhood friends scattered to the wind.
Plot: swearing, curse, childhood friend, riding a bicycle, interracial relations, flashback, teenage boy, police officer, fight, getting home, police, rainstorm ...
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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@urFRENZ (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When depressed and withdrawn Catharine meets a secretive boy online, she begins to come out of her shell. But is he a suitor or a stalker, a friend or foe? The mystery of his existence fuels obsession, denial and deceit, sending her to the point of ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, disturbing, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prank, teenage life, family relations, cyberspace, parents and children, youth, best friends, high school life, computers and web, false identity, manipulation, popularity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Big Big World (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ali and Zuhal take their first step out of the orphanage into this big world committing a crime. It becomes impossible for them to live amongst people now, and the forest they take shelter in becomes a desert island for them. A boy and a girl that ...
Plot: hospital, forest, taxi, motorcycle, orphan, taxi driver, attack, hugging, goat, magic realism, crying, bleeding
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Emperor's Club (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: William Hundert is a passionate and principled Classics professor who finds his tightly-controlled world shaken and inexorably altered when a new student, Sedgewick Bell, walks into his classroom. What begins as a fierce battle of wills gives way to ...
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: boarding school life, dedicated educator, cheating, teacher, ethics, hypocrisy, boarding school, school teacher, undisciplined, teachers and students, coming of age, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 2000s, future
Place: pennsylvania, washington d.c., new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Electra (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Born with the beauty of the gods, Electra's lust for sexual gratification is exceeded only by her lust for vengeance. Enter a world of forbidden family love, betrayal and murder.
Plot: greek mythology, drug addiction, prostitute, destiny, beach, murder, matricide, revenge, philosophy, female nudity, pimp, shoplifting ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Violation of Sarah McDavid (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sarah McDavid, an idealistic young teacher, takes a job in a rough high school where she is eventually attacked and raped in her classroom after school hours and decides to buck the school system in an attempt to make schools safer for students and ...
Plot: female protagonist, student, teacher, school, marriage proposal, assault, new job, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, high school, rape victim, teacher student relationship, teenage boy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Mom, Dad and Her (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sydney is a troubled teen heading for trouble. After being caught shoplifting and a case of alcohol poisoning, Sydney's desperate single mother sends her off to the country to live with her father, Ben, and his new pregnant wife, Emma. Sydney ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, atmospheric, serious
Plot: kleptomania, teenage life, self discovery, parents and children, youth, family, family relations, friendship, countryside, bittersweet, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, underage drinking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.1
 1K
Jet Boy (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Dave Schultz' feature debut Jet Boy is a drama about a boy attempting to figure out his future. Nathan (Branden Nadon) goes on a search to find his father after his mother dies of a drug overdose. Nathan has been prostituting himself in order ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: man boy relationship, kids in trouble, orphan, child neglect, teenage prostitution, prostitute, lifestyle, life is a bitch, young heroes, youth, sexual abuse, overdose ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%