Movies like Up the Junction

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Up the Junction (1968)
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Up the Junction (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A girl from a rich family in Chelsea is bored and decides to go "slumming" in depressed Battersea.
Plot: abortion, class differences

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Most similar movies to Up the Junction

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, tense and suspense films with plots about abortion, pregnancy, female nudity, class differences, society, female protagonist and rape mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Up the Junction: The Yellow Teddy Bears (1963), Choices (1986), Sweet Revenge (1984), My Lover, My Son (1970), Great Expectations (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Yellow Teddy Bears (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Yellow Teddybears is misleadingly packaged as a saucy 60s sexploitation movie, which is nowhere near the truth. It's actually a serious message movie about teenage pre-marital sex. A clique of teenage girls in an English school wear a ...
Plot: pop singer, abortion, female nudity, boarding school, pregnancy, prostitution, exploitation
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95%
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Choices (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A 19 year old girl suddenly finds herself pregnant. Not wanting to face motherhood or dealing with the consequences of a child, she contemplates an abortion without the knowledge of her boyfriend. However, her father, a retired 62 year old judge ...
Plot: abortion, crisis of conscience, father daughter conflict, husband wife relationship, daughter, unplanned pregnancy, pregnancy
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85%
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Sweet Revenge (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While a major in the U.S. Army, Joe Cheever has a fling with his commanding officer's daughter that results in a pregnancy. Cheever convinces the girl to have an illegal abortion. The abortion goes wrong and the girl dies. To protect his ...
Plot: revenge, abortion, army, false accusation, pregnancy, u.s. army, fashion designer
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77%
The Girl, the Body, and the Pill (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A suburban high school teacher is fired from her job for teaching sex education. But she continues to give private sessions at her home to her former students leading to rumors and complications around town.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: exploitation, sex education, abortion, high school, rape, pill, happy ending, classroom, party, mother daughter relationship, infidelity, doctor ...
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43%
My Lover, My Son (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A woman deals with an unhappy marriage, the death of her lover, and her son's involvement in a crime.
Plot: incest, mother son relationship, house, fight, drunken woman, restaurant, bathrobe, undressing, breasts, car chase, woman smoking cigarette, prostitute ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Great Expectations (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Charles Dickens' classic tale of Pip, a poor orphan who befriends an escaped convict and who grows up in the company of a bitter old woman, Miss Havisham, and her haughty young ward, Estella. Pip learns the rewards of both vindictiveness and ...
Style: contemplative, realistic, serious, emotional, touching
Plot: rich and poor, rise to the top, love and romance, hopes, criminal heroes, lifestyle, coming of age, generosity, once in a lifetime opportunity, family relations, humble, youth ...
Time: victorian, victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Cohabitation (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Shaw production
Plot: love, youth, sexual harassment, premarital sex, coming of age, abortion, rich girl, aspiring writer, faithfulness, apartment, pregnancy
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37%
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Lotgenoten (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 65 min.
Story: When womanizer Remco Albrecht celebrates his 65st birthday he has to deal with people from his past whom he would rather ignore.
Plot: family relations, revenge, dog, husband wife relationship, murder, abortion, chinese mafia, prostitution, female nudity, lesbian, kidnapping
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Ben and Benedict (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ben (Fran├žoise Lebrun) is a woman who never gets to do what she really wants to do and is the victim of everybody and everything. Benedict is her imaginary creation: the girl who would respond with strength and mastery to situations she can only ...
Plot: suburbs, dreaming, funeral, motherhood, unrequited love, feminism, medical student, parisian suburb, car accident, abortion, pregnancy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Hedda Gabler (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Hedda Gabler has just come back from her honeymoon, married to boring but reliable academic George Tesman. Refusing to tie herself down in life and name, Hedda is banking on George being appointed a professorship to secure a better life for the ...
Plot: selfishness, rivalry, suicide, class differences, aunt, photo album, rival, pistol, female protagonist, gun, frustration, rivals ...
Time: victorian era
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37%
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Aurora (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After she read in the newspaper that a newborn baby was found in a dumpster, a teacher becomes obsessed with giving it a proper burial.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, thought provoking, disturbing
Plot: abortion, foster child, judge, adoption, burial, doctor, newborn baby, female protagonist, baby, dead child, bird, teacher ...
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Thappu Thalangal (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Thappu Thalangal is a saga of emotional and selfish world of human feelings. Devu, a local thug whose weapon of choice is a bicycle chain he sports casually around the neck. On one of his nightly rounds, Devu is pursued by a cop and seeks refuge at ...
Plot: ex prostitute, male female relationship, prostitute, abortion, rape, redemption, criminal, remorse, coughing, swashbuckler, recovering alcoholic
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
She Woke Up Pregnant (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A sleazy dentist sexually assaults his patients while they are under heavy sedatives after he performs dental surgery on them. One woman gets impregnated from such an incident and decides to fight back.
Plot: pregnant from rape, medical mask, surgical mask, knocked up, making love, rape, dentist, abortion, latex gloves, computer, pregnancy, dental mask
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35%
 5.6
 158
Midlothia (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Midlothia is a small, tight-knit town, where everyone knows everyone else's business. On Fred's last day in town, he and his closest friends uncover secrets that threaten the fabric of their friendship.
Plot: mini van, abortion, beer, barbed wire, duck, tequila, small town, friendship, infidelity, shotgun, drinking contest, alcohol
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Women Is Losers (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In 1960s San Francisco, bright and talented catholic school girl Celina Guerrera survives a difficult home life by following the rules. That is until an indiscretion creates a series of devastating consequences. As Celina faces the compounded ...
Audience: teens
Plot: baby, abortion, pregnant, pregnant girl, feminism, pregnant teenager, pregnant woman, abortion clinic, real estate, single parent, women's rights, racism ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 70s
Place: san francisco
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34%
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New Order (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the near future, a popular uprising in Mexico City interrupts a wedding held at the home of a wealthy family. After the riots have been quashed, they discover the bride has gone missing and plea with the military to help locate her.
Style: captivating, tense
Plot: revolution, class differences, social relations, class struggle, social problems, class distinction, class conflict, group shower, middle class, marital problem, troubled marriage, family problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Der Besuch der alten Dame (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In her teens, Mme. Zachanassian had to flee her home town in disgrace. Now she's old and rich and the town is facing bankruptcy. But she returns with news that she wants to help - as long as the townsfolk kill someone for her.
Plot: retribution, money, greed, legacy, hometown, rich woman, black widow
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33%
Runaway Father (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman's husband leaves her and their three daughters. Years later she sets out to find him and get him to pay back child support.
Plot: abandoned by husband, abandoned by father, abortion, welfare, father daughter relationship, library, redhead, fast food restaurant, mother daughter relationship, secret identity
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK
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Time: victorian era, victorian, 19th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Maelstrom (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: psychological, atmospheric, harsh, meditative, intense ...
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Look Back in Anger (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Look Back in Anger is a love triangle involving the brilliant-but-disaffected young Jimmy Porter (Branagh), his upper-middle-class, impassive wife Alison Porter (Thompson), and her aristocratic best friend Helena Charles (Redmond). Cliff (Horan), an ...
Style: disturbing, sincere, gloomy, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: working class, social misfits, realism, family problems, dull life, family relations, life is a bitch, betrayal, unfulfillment, society, unsupportive spouse, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 80s, 50s
Place: europe, london, england
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32%
Never Rarely Sometimes Always (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A pair of teenage girls in rural Pennsylvania travel to New York City to seek out medical help after an unintended pregnancy.
Style: meditative, wistful, sad, rough, serious ...
Audience: teen drama, girls' night
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Time: year 2019, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, new york
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32%
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Stranger (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, Germany, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A pregnant 22-year-old with a dreary job, a difficult home life and an absent boyfriend learns to love her life and share this love with the child in her womb.
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32%
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Trial on the Street (2009)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 98 min.
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Plot: flick knife, friendship, taxi driver, polygamy, betrayal, dignity, prostitution, love, hijab, wedding, abortion, second wife ...
Place: iran
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31%
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Richard III (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 239 min.
Story: Richard Duke of Gloucester, youngest brother of King Edward IV, will stop at nothing to get the crown. He first convinces the ailing King that the Duke of Clarence, his elder brother, is a threat to the lives of Edward's two young sons. Edward ...
Plot: king of england, shakespeare
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30%
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Pinjra (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: A respected village schoolteacher falls for a travelling dancer and faces a moral dilemma.
Plot: teacher, redemption, suicide, tragic love, disfigured face, tragic event, murder, village, courtroom, self destructing
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Looking for Her (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Elisa, on a verge of divorce, leaves Paris with her son Noe to settle in her hometown of Dunkerque to find the biological mother who gave her up for adoption 30 years before.
Style: suspense, touching, suspenseful
Plot: adoption, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, mother daughter reunion, pregnant woman, abortion, husband wife relationship, pregnancy, racism, mother son relationship, female director, cycling ...
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30%
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Shadow Days (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A quasi-ghost story about a young urban Chinese couple returning to their dusty rural roots interrogates one child policy and authoritarianism.
Plot: knife, pregnant woman, blood, murder, new identity, forced abortion, church, abortion, fog, pregnant, stabbing, death ...
Place: china
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30%
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Depraved! (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Features the lives of three swingers couples whose debauched lifestyle of drugs, swapping mates, and abuse begins to catch up to all six of them.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: rape, drugs, bisexual, homosexual, transvestite, suicide, lesbian, marriage, wife swapping, nudity (full frontal - brief), sadism, infidelity ...
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30%
Occasional Work of a Female Slave (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Roswitha runs an illegal abortion clinic in Frankfurt to support her student husband and children. When she is forced to close her practice she delves into political and social activism.
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30%