Movies like Anna's Dream

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Anna's Dream (2002)
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Anna's Dream (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a gymnastics accident leaves her paraplegic, 18-year-old Anna Morgan returns to high school. Because of time lost due to her injury and rehab, she is repeating her junior year, with her sister Beth. The film covers her adjustments to her new life, and her classmates' problems in dealing with her wheelchair. In a series of small vignettes, it also gives a picture of her family, good and bad, and her parents' efforts to support their kids while dealing with their own fears.
Plot: high school, family relations, dating, brother sister relationship, paraplegic, wheelchair, wheelchair bound

Most similar movies to Anna's Dream

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about high school, youth, family relations, teenager, school, teenage life and high school life mostly in Comedy, Drama and Sport genres. Some movies like Anna's Dream: Take Down (1979), Killing Zelda Sparks (2007), Hard Knox (1984), All About Us (2001), The Debut (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Take Down (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An unqualified teacher finds himself saddled with coaching duties after a small group of high school seniors form a wrestling team in a last ditch effort to end a 9-year losing streak against a rival school.
Plot: high school, student, teacher, athlete, listening to music, english teacher, wrestling, brother sister relationship, wrestler, small town, italian american, coach ...
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95%
Killing Zelda Sparks (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Zelda Sparks comes back to the small town of New Essex, two old high school buddies Craig Blackshear and Terry Seville decide to pull a vicious prank on Craig's meddling former girlfriend Zelda -- but Terry is appalled to learn that the ...
Style: sexy, sex comedy
Plot: small town, high school, dream, love, sex scene, seductive, hot, loud sex, prom, partial female nudity, lesbian, lesbian subtext ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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Hard Knox (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A retired fighter pilot becomes the head of his alma matter military high school for two weeks with hilarious consequences. He shapes up the school and raises morale so that they are able to win the "brass-axe" competition versus another ...
Plot: high school, teenage boy, leadership, pilot, military
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 6.4
 20
All About Us (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: All About Us is an American teen comedy-drama series that aired on NBC during the station's TNBC lineup from August 4, 2001 to November 10, 2001. It was produced by Peter Engel Productions.
Style: sitcom
Audience: teen drama
Plot: high school, female friendship, italian american, friend, boyfriend girlfriend relationship
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 613
The Debut (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Filipino-American high school student Ben (Dante Mercado) works in a comic book shop to earn money to pay his way into Cal Arts. His father, a postman, is determined that his son--who has won a pre-med scholarship to UCLA--will become a doctor. The ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, touching
Plot: high school, culture clash, coming of age, friendship, school, high school life, looking for love, couples, family life, nightlife, teenage life, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 3.4
 203
Mamaboy (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A high school student must hide the fact that he has become pregnant from his family, friends and the school faculty!
Plot: student, high school, high school student, family relations, favor
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 7.0
 254
Tit for Tat (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Professor Herceg struggling with difficulties, it is not easy to determine how students conveyed knowledge, and even harder to avoid the hatred of the disciples, and sympathy for the students. Arrival of television in school, a poll about the new ...
Plot: high school, teenage girl, drawing, tv show, parent, female nudity, blackboard, teenager, teacher, teenage boy, photographer, parents ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Greg is coasting through senior year of high school as anonymously as possible, avoiding social interactions like the plague while secretly making spirited, bizarre films with Earl, his only friend. But both his anonymity and friendship threaten to ...
Style: touching, semi serious, emotional, depressing, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: high school, cancer, friends, friendship, teenager, high school student, family relations, teenagers, adolescence, teenage life, high school life, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Dude (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Four best friends negotiate loss and major life changes during the last two weeks of high school.
Style: realistic, psychological, sincere, disturbing
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, female friendship, high school friends, teenager, party, drinking, marijuana, friendship, youth, love, cigarette smoking, female director ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.7
 1K
Queen Sized (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An overweight girl, Maggie Baker, is elected Homecoming queen by the mean girls in the high school.
Style: feel good, uplifting, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: rivalry, high school, society, against the odds, physical appearance, best friends, follow your dream, ambition, hopes, lifestyle, family relations, underdog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Secret Life of Girls (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 15-year-old Natalie, confused to begin with, finds out about her father's affair with one of his students. Refusing to simply stand by and watch her family disintegrate, Natalie takes it upon herself to expose the problem, and in doing so calls ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, psychological, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, coming of age, teenage girl, family relations, bittersweet, lifestyle, love and romance, family in crisis, high school life, love affair, teenage life, youth ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Hayley Wagner, Star (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Plot: teenage boy, high school, teenage girl, showbiz, female director, child star, family relations, high school student
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.2
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Girls Town (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four women, Patti, Emma, Angela, and Nicki are completing their last year of high school. Unfortunately for the group, one of their own, Nicki, unexpectedly commits suicide. The three remaining women, upon finding out that Nicki had been raped ...
Style: disturbing, sincere, touching, harsh, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, high school, women, teenage love, juvenile delinquency, righting the wronged, life is a bitch, human nature, family relations, feminism, suicide, domestic violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.2
 421
Raising Genius (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The film is about a boy who locks himself in the bathroom to work out math equations on the shower wall. The boy has obsessive compulsive parents. The boy is obsessed with a cheerleader named Lacy, who lives across the street from.
Style: psychological, humorous, semi serious, realistic, dark humor ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: dysfunctional family, prodigy, family relations, parents and children, family life, eccentric family, family problems, couples, couple relations, youth, lifestyle, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Goodbye, Franklin High (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Comic melodrama following the day-to-day life of high school senior Will, a promising but naive athlete struggling with choices that could determine his future, romance and family difficulties.
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, partners, athlete's life, performer's life, couples, friends, sport team, power relations, teenage life, college, moral dilemma, hopes ...
Time: 70s
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.2
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Orange County (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Shaun Brumder is a local surfer kid from Orange County who dreams of going to Stanford to become a writer and to get away from his disfunctional family household. Except Shaun runs into one complication after another starting when his application is ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school, college, family relations, love and romance, lifestyle, parents and children, eccentric family, siblings relations, teachers and students, high school life, teenage life, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, southern california, yale university, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Adventures of Sebastian Cole (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In June, 1983, in Dutchess County, New York, Sebastian Cole joins his mother, step-father, and sister for dinner. Hank, Sebastian's step-father, drops a bomb: he announces he's changing sexes. Sebastian's sister splits immediately for ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, clever, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, high school, friendship, prom, school dance, family relations, pimp, transsexual, gender bending, father son relationship, teenage protagonist, small town ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983, 70s
Place: england, chicago illinois, europe, usa, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Forgiving the Franklins (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A conservative, God fearing Southern family is spiritually changed by an auto accident, but who they become puts them at odds with the highly conservative values around them.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, dark humor, talky ...
Plot: church, family relations, cheerleader, high school, religions or cults, family problems, high school life, disagreement, gender, society, hopes, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
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Teachers (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A teacher tries to overcome his frustration teaching a high-school that seems to be full of flunkies.
Style: clever, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: lawsuit, satire, high school, nudity (full frontal - brief), high school teacher, school teacher, hopes, lifestyle, workplace, society, love and romance, profanity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Wild Life (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Eighties teen romp involving Bill and his new apartment, Jim and his rebellious antics, Tom and his crazy self, and Anita with her older man David.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sex comedy ...
Plot: high school, obsession, party, police, voyeur, teenager, strip club, school, unfulfilled love, infidelity, teenage life, looking for sex ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.6
 3K
Freak Show (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story of teenager Billy Bloom who, despite attending an ultra conservative high school, makes the decision to run for homecoming queen.
Style: touching, social, sentimental, artsy, intellectual
Plot: lgbt, lgbt teen, high school, self acceptance, transsexual, social misfits, hate crime, parents and children, friendship, teenager, social relations, private vs public ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
World's Greatest Dad (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the wake of a freak accident, Lance suffers the worst tragedy and the greatest opportunity of his life. He is suddenly faced with the possibility of fame, fortune and popularity, if he can only live with the knowledge of how he got there.
Style: clever, melancholic, depressing, philosophical, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teacher, loss of child, parents and children, moral dilemma, writers, grief, teenage boy, masturbation, fake suicide, loneliness, life & death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Men, Women & Children (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Follows the story of a group of high school teenagers and their parents as they attempt to navigate the many ways the internet has changed their relationships, their communication, their self-image, and their love lives.
Style: touching, realistic, suspense, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, high school, youth, computers and web, teenage love, internet, parents and children, overprotective parent, teenager, infidelity, coming of age, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 2K
What Goes Up (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Set in the mid-80's when a reporter is sent to cover the Challenger Space Shuttle launch only to become mixed up in the lives of some local students.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: high school, journalism, introspection, dangerous attraction, uncover truth, teachers and students, obsession, couples, youth, lifestyle, fall in love, small town ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
Place: new hampshire, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Taking the Plunge (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A quiet and introverted high school senior by the name of Gaby is asked by the school's principal to welcome and supervise the integration of a new student, Sandrine. Outgoing and cheerful Sandrine is the complete opposite of Gaby; yet, the two ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: high school, swimming, costume party, friendship, teacher student relationship, sport
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Edge of Seventeen (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two high school girls are best friends until one dates the other's older brother, who is totally his sister's nemesis.
Style: emotional, sweet, witty, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenager, teen angst, adolescence, teenagers, high school, best friend, loneliness, sibling relationship, teen romance, teacher, friendship, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 892
Coconut Hero (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's not easy being a teenager and Mike, a sixteen-year-old, has it espcially hard. He lives in the sticks with his mother, a non-stop nagger, in Faintville, a Canadian timber industry town. He has no father, no friends, not even a favorite ...
Style: humorous, thought provoking, sincere, captivating
Plot: suicide attempt, first love, loneliness, high school, depression, therapy, dancing, love and romance, friendship, terminal illness, family relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Philippine Science (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Amidst the chaos of Martial Law in this Third World country in the 1980s, six teenagers in the top high school for the sciences discover themselves as they go through the joys and pains of adolescence. They were the top two hundred students from all ...
Plot: school, coming of age, revolution, science, high school, martial law
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
 1K
Chalk (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Life in the trenches of that most honorable and frustrating profession...teaching. It's the start of a memorable new year at Harrison High. The self-conscious Mr. Stroope is convinced that his time has come - this year he will be furnished with ...
Style: humorous, semi documentary, psychological, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: high school, teacher, teachers and students, power relations, youth, ambition, hardcase students, lifestyle, rivalry, teenage life, student life, satire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Bachelors (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After the early death of his wife, a mourning father moves with his teenage son across the country for a private school teaching job. Their lives begin to transform due to two unique women, who help them embrace life and love again
Style: light, touching, feel good, humorous
Audience: date night, family outing, teen comedy, teens
Plot: romance, widower, father son relationship, teacher, depression, high school, couple relations, parent child relationship, life is a bitch, love at first sight, new life, death
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%