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I Am Guilty (2005)
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I Am Guilty (2005)
Original name: Falscher Bekenner
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Denmark
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Armin Steeb is adrift: just finished with school, living with his middle-class parents, clueless about finding work. He tries connecting with a girl, he engages in risky sex with strangers in public toilets, he goes to job interviews. He also sends an anonymous letter to a local Munich newspaper, claiming responsibility for a fatal road accident. He fitfully pursues notoriety as he goes through life nearly without affect. What will it take to get Armin to smile?
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, sexual, sexy
Plot: juvenile delinquency, teenage life, dark humor, unemployment, society, gay, vandalism, social awkwardness, family relations, police investigation, mistaken identity, erotic fantasy, homoeroticism, college, youth, journalism, coming of age, siblings relations, college graduate, innocence lost, teenager, biker, pregnancy, police, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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Most similar movies to I Am Guilty

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, tense and psychological films with plots about youth, teenage life, family relations, society, parents and children, juvenile delinquency and coming of age mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like I Am Guilty: The Scouting Book for Boys (2009), Teenage Angst (2008), As God Commands (2008), Hellion (2013), Bypass (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Scouting Book for Boys (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Thomas Turgoose (This Is England) stars as David, a young boy who lives a carefree life on a coastal caravan park with his best friend Emily (Holliday Grainger). When David learns that Emily is being forced to move away, he helps her hide out in a ...
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: leaving home, friendship, youth, life is a bitch, society, secret place, family problems, rebelliousness, dysfunctional family, teenage life, parents and children, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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Teenage Angst (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 64 min.
Story: At an elite private Border School four students form a clique to sneak out of school after hours to meet, drink and play. By trying to escape the golden cage which their wealthy parents have stuck them in, they search for the Extreme. In the course ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, suspense
Plot: boarding school, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, kids in trouble, youth, society, peer pressure, class differences, teen angst, bullying, cruelty, physical abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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As God Commands (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A 14-year-old boy and his neo-Nazi dad are both outcasts in their suburban town.
Style: psychological, sentimental, disturbing, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: unemployment, racism, parents and children, family relations, life is a bitch, misfit, social misfits, alcohol abuse, father son relationship, society, coming of age, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
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Hellion (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When motocross and heavy metal obsessed, 13-year-old Jacob's delinquent behavior forces CPS to place his little brother Wes with his aunt, Jacob and his emotionally absent father must finally take responsibility for their actions and each other ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: motocross, social worker, juvenile delinquent, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, dysfunctional family, youth, custody, parents and children, family problems, family relations, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Bypass (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Tim has no job, but Tim ‘works’, selling stolen goods...In the face of mounting internal and external pressure, how far will he go to keep his head above water and protect those he loves?
Style: suspenseful, touching, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, parents and children, crimes, youth, family relations, society, down on your luck, working class, terminal illness, criminal, urban
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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52%
Perfect Sisters (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Tired of their mother's alcoholism and a string of her abusive boyfriends, two sisters plot to kill her.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: murder, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, youth, crimes, family relations, rumor, teenager, investigation, murderous pair, teenage girl, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Spacked Out (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Film following four teenage girls around Hong Kong. The story centers around a young girl who is dealing with a pregnancy.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, disturbing, sexy ...
Plot: kids in trouble, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, lifestyle, society, life is a bitch, youth, sexual relations, sexual promiscuity, teenage pregnancy, friendship, drugs ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
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48%
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Norfolk (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Set in Norfolk, amidst an idyllic, brooding landscape, an innocent teenage boy and his battle-weary father live a simple life. Days are spent hunting, fishing and daydreaming. Out-of-nowhere, disrupting this tranquility, a mysterious intense figure ...
Style: tense, captivating, serious, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: teenage life, hitman, family in crisis, family relations, parents and children, family problems, life is a bitch, isolation, single parent, youth, father son relationship, mercenary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Unconditional Love (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A psychological romantic drama about teenage twins Owen and Kristen who fall under the sway of a charismatic young loan shark who offers love to one of them but on one condition.
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, unusual plot structure, sexual ...
Plot: twins, gay, love and romance, obsession, lgbt teen, siblings relations, family relations, homosexual, sexual obsession, brother sister relationship, cross dressing, manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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46%
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Turk's Head (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A 14 year old boy, an ER doctor, a cop looking for revenge, a mother fighting for her children and a man distraught by the death of his wife see their destinies come together. As the doctor spends several days in a coma, events keep on happening and ...
Style: tense, serious, thought provoking, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: police investigation, vengeance, crimes, police detective, immigrants, society, law enforcement, juvenile delinquency, life turned upside down, doctor, life is a bitch, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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A Week Alone (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Maria is a girl in her early teens whose family lives in an upscale gated suburb. Maria's parents are going out of town for a week, and rather than leave her with relatives or hire a babysitter, Maria is put in charge of looking after her ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing
Plot: juvenile delinquency, social decay, mischievous children, youth, crimes, society, family relations, family problems, teenage life, social differences, social misfits, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Dinner (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Adapting a Dutch bestseller inspired by a shocking real-life crime, Menno Meyjes (screenwriter of The Color Purple and Lionheart) directs this excoriating assessment of Europe’s contemporary social ills.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, disturbing, bleak
Plot: family relations, couple relations, under the surface, family problems, couples, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, haunted by the past, human nature, parents and children, restaurant, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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On the Ice (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Barrow, Alaska, teenagers Qalli and Aivaaq find their bond tested when a seal-hunting trip goes wrong, resulting in the death of their friend.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: friendship, family relations, death, grief, buddies, youth, parents and children, society, crimes, village, accidental death, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Wasted on the Young (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a high school party goes dangerously off the rails, one teenager finds that revenge is just a computer click away.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, youth, teenage life, family relations, social relations, teenage love, rivalry, murder, high school life, social misfits, computers and web, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Fierce People (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A massage therapist looking to overcome her addictions and reconnect with her son, whose father is an anthropologist in South America studying the Yanomani people, moves in with a wealthy ex-client.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: addiction, family relations, coming of age, single mother, parents and children, social differences, teenage life, money, life is a bitch, billionaire, summer, teenage boy ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Brother (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Georgia, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Giorgi is 16 years old when he discovers another world through American films forbidden in all Soviet Union until then. Since the post-revolutionary chaos in his home town, Tbilisi, Giorgi has wanted to have succeeded by following the path of his ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: teenage life, youth, family relations, political unrest, juvenile delinquency, prodigy, crimes, society, brother brother relationship, criminal, bandit, brothers ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: georgia (former ussr)
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Blackrock (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In New South Wales, Jared surfs with his mates and has a first girl. He hosts a beach party for his older pal, Ricko, and witnesses four of his mates gang-rape a 15 year old. He does nothing, and the next day, she's found murdered. At school, ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: murder, rape and murder, crimes, society, drug dealing, youth, investigation, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, gang, kids in trouble, violence spree ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 1K
Avalon (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Janne, a 60 year old party promoter is arranging a nightclub at the annual tennis week in the small coastal town of Båstad, where he also teams up with his older sister Jackie. But an accident turns his life upside down and forced by the people ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: nightclub, life turned upside down, siblings relations, unlikely criminals, down on your luck, disorder, nightlife, society, nothing goes right, family business, haunted by the past, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Flocking (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After a teenage girl reports a rape, her village ostracizes her and her family.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, gloomy
Plot: youth, family relations, teenage life, society, life turned upside down, parents and children, social relations, village, young love, mother daughter relationship, friendship, child's point of view ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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38%
In the Name Of (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The contemporary story of a priest who launches a centre for troubled youth in a small parish. He is a good priest and is well-liked by his congregation, which remains unaware of his complicated past.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: gay, catholic church, homosexuality, clergy, lgbt, gays and lesbians, church, youth, catholic, sex with a priest, teenage life, priest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland
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38%
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Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, non-linear
Plot: friendship, teenage life, murder, youth, cyberspace, social relations, crimes, mistaken identity, teen violence, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, loner, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Crime + Punishment in Suburbia (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is a contemporary fable loosely based on Fyodor Dostoyevsky's "Crime and Punishment". Roseanne is outwardly a perfect and popular teen. However, her image is hiding the abuse at her stepfather's hands, and she decides to ...
Style: disturbing, serious, psychological, clever, cynical ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: murder, high school, dysfunctional family, suburbs, americana, guilt, rape, court, crime and punishment, obsession, youth, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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35%
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Cherry Crush (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A High school Photographer breaks his own rules and falls in love with his teenage model
Style: realistic, tense, sexy, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, investigation, dangerous attraction, high school life, crimes, teenage life, love and romance, golf, older man younger woman relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, female nudity ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Vanaja (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: India, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Set in rural South India, a place where social barriers are built stronger than fort walls, VANAJA explores the chasm that divides classes as a young girl struggles to come of age.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: pregnancy, coming of age, couples, village, injustice, family relations, society, youth, teenage life, rape, dancing, caste system ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Black Irish (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In South Boston, where Irish roots run deep and Catholic tradition reigns, two brothers face similar hardships but lead far different lives. While older brother Terry descends into drugs and crime, 16-year-old Cole vies to make the state baseball ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: baseball, family relations, confession, youth, coming of age, parents and children, family life, teenage life, brother brother relationship, teenage boy, father son relationship, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, boston
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31%
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Playback (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A detective must uncover the truth behind the death of his daughter. But the truth hits close to home.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, tense ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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31%
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Sebbe (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Duct tape, electrical cables, trigger, explosives. Sebbe never planned to build a bomb. It just happened. Sebbe is 15 years old and lives with his mother in an apartment that is too narrow. He does his best. He never strikes back. Sebbe loves his ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, psychological, mind bending ...
Plot: single parent, teenage boy, introspection, teenage life, family relations, escape from reality, parents and children, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, society, youth, losing-it hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Concrete Night (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A 14-year-old boy in a stifling Helsinki slum takes some unwise life lessons from his soon-to-be-incarcerated older brother, in Finnish master Pirjo Honkasalo’s gorgeously stylized and emotionally devastating work about what we pass on to younger ...
Style: realistic, stylized, bleak, serious, atmospheric
Plot: coming of age, siblings relations, life is a bitch, family problems, realism, dysfunctional family, urban ghetto life, single parent, family relations, protecting from truth, urban ghetto, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: finland, europe, helsinki finland
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31%
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Pinprick (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, Hungary
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A criminal gradually integrates himself into a broken household by methodically asserting control over a teenage girl and her lonely mother.
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, contemplative
Plot: criminal heroes, youth, teenage life, parents and children, uninvited guest, crimes, teen angst, figment, coitus, male nudity, fingering
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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31%
Zion and His Brother (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Zion, aged 14 and his brother Meir, 17, are facing a crisis in their relationship after a terrible accident. They keep the secret to themselves and it haunts them until, finally, Zion re-examines his loyalty towards his older brother and decides ...
Style: serious, realistic, bleak
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
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