Movies like Pinprick

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Pinprick (2009)
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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, contemplative
Plot: suspense, youth, criminal heroes, parents and children, teenage life, uninvited guest, teen angst, figment, teenager, coitus, male nudity, fingering, crimes
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and suspenseful films with plots about youth, teenage life, parents and children, family relations, teenager, suspense and coming of age mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Pinprick: Hellion (2014), The Giving Tree (2000), Teenage Angst (2008), Suburban Bliss (2002), Triple Dog (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Hellion (2014)
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
Plot: youth, motocross, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, juvenile delinquent, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, dysfunctional family, death of mother, social worker, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Giving Tree (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Nine former schoolmates, staying at a secluded mountain cabin for a reunion, try to figure out why one of their friends and their hostess would invite them there and commit suicide which prompts them to look into the mysterious and dark past of ...
Style: sexy, psychological, realistic, serious, talky ...
Plot: friends, friendship, human nature, parents and children, haunted by the past, couples, family relations, vengeance, gays and lesbians, youth, introspection, mountain ...
Time: 90s
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94%
 5.4
 392
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: realistic, serious, psychological, queer cinema
Plot: bullying, boarding school, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, kids in trouble, youth, society, gay, immorality, teen angst, cruelty, class differences ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.3
 114
Suburban Bliss (2002)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Catherine, a rebellious pre-teen who has been deeply affected by her parents’ divorce, plays a game which involves crossing a dangerous road with her eyes closed. She becomes friends with the girl next door, the quiet Ariane, to the consternation ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: overprotective parent, parent child relationship, rebelliousness, teenage life, family problems, family relations, youth, parents and children, social differences, parents separation, precocious child, murder ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
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81%
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Triple Dog (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On the night of a sleepover, a group of teenage girls venture out in a competitive game of challenging dares. As the antics escalate, and the dares become more extreme, the girls unravel the truth behind a former student's rumored suicide.
Style: realistic, humorous, serious, bleak, tense ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: youth, teenage life, high school, teenage girl, friends, teenager, uncover truth, public humiliation, friendship, truth or dare, escapades, girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Walking the Halls (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: High school senior Casey finds herself seduced into the fast lifestyle of a call girl ring run by a campus police officer and must pull herself out before she loses all self-control. made for TV
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, touching, captivating ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: youth, self control, corrupt officer, parents and children, chance, lifestyle, social relations, high school life, teenage life, teenager, popularity, dirty cop ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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67%
 5.3
 2K
Beautiful (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Searing and luscious, "Beautiful" tells the story of Daniel, a shy and introverted 14 year old boy residing in Sunshine Hills, a suburb living in the grip of fear following the rumoured abductions of three teenage girls. Daniel's two ...
Style: scary, realistic, tense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suburbs, youth, investigation, teenage life, uncover truth, dishonesty, obsession, suspense, suburban life, blind ambition, teenager, brutal murder ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Partners in Crime (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On his way to school, Huang witnesses the death of Hsia, a popular teenager in their high school,along with Lin and Yeh, the other 2 students from their high school, whom Huang has never known before. Even though the three guys try to save her, she ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, serious
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, uncover truth, teenage life, youth, high school, suspense, high school student, bullying, coming of age, high school life
Time: 21st century
Place: asia, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 5.7
 334
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, serious, touching, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, youth, parents and children, family relations, society, down on your luck, terminal illness, working class, criminal, urban
Time: 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Knife That Killed Me (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A journey through the memories of teenager Paul Varderman as he reflects on the events leading to the fatal moment his life is cut short. Paul moves to a new school and becomes involved with 'The Freaks', a group on the periphery of school ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, gloomy, bleak
Plot: juvenile delinquency, gang, teenage life, high school life, high school, youth, downfall, kids in trouble, suspense, unfulfillment, social relations, barefoot male
Time: 21st century
Place: england
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63%
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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: captivating, serious, tense, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: teenage life, hitman, family problems, family relations, family in crisis, parents and children, life is a bitch, single parent, youth, isolation, mercenary, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.7
 690
Drunkboat (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After twenty years of broken bottles and empty hallways, Mort Gleason witnesses his nephew Moo being beaten while in a drunken stupor. The short contact with family brings Mort back to what are left of his senses and he returns to the last home he ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, sad
Plot: family relations, single parent, youth, parents and children, haunted by the past, social relations, self discovery, suburbs, coming of age, teenage life, teenager, boat ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.1
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Son of Cain (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nico Albert is a very peculiar character teenager, with exceptional intelligence and a single obsession: chess. His parents, concerned about the anomalous attitude of his son, child psychologist hired Julio Beltran. Through therapy and common hobby ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: emotional manipulation, chess, mentally unstable, parents and children, murder, family relations, psychologist, teenager, mind game, teenage life, family in crisis, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.3
 981
Wildflower (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a college student starts having a reoccurring nightmare, she begins to believe that it's a suppressed memory. Her search to find the answers forces her to confront her past traumas, while at the same time, helps her unlock a mystery that ...
Style: intense
Audience: girls' night
Plot: life turned upside down, youth, young heroes, past, who to trust, hospital, car chase, parents and children, twists and turns, betrayal, teenager, showdown ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.5
 2K
Nowhere Safe (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Nowhere to run...Nowhere to hide. After two teen girls cruelly impersonate her online in a reverse cyber bullying plot, Ashley s reputation is ruined. She and her mother, Julie (a high school teacher), are ostracized, forcing them to flee an ...
Style: touching, realistic, captivating, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: on the run, starting over, parents and children, teenage life, youth, school, family relations, false accusation, confronting the past, conspiracy, tragic past, relationships ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Deep Powder (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Natasha is a reckless boarding school senior tabbed by her exclusive club to make its yearly cocaine run to Ecuador. Coming along for the ride is Danny, a twenty-year-old aspiring hockey player from the other side of the tracks, who may just ...
Style: tense, captivating, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: youth, boarding school, teenage life, teen romance, drug smuggling, fall in love, couples, society, suspense, high society, high school, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: ecuador, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, serious, captivating, sad ...
Plot: friendship, leaving home, youth, society, life is a bitch, rebelliousness, secret place, family problems, parents and children, dysfunctional family, teenage life, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Absence (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, Chile, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A daily, familiar, sexual and emotional drama. Based on the character Serginho, the plot is based around various aspects of this "no longer a boy, not yet a man". We follow his day to day: the recently acquired role of man of the house, ...
Style: serious, touching, emotional, realistic, bleak
Plot: teenage life, dysfunctional family, parents and children, youth, family problems, child as adult, family relations, teachers and students, coming of age, lgbt, gay, boy ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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California Scheming (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A teen seductress pulls three other privileged Malibu kids into her devious scheme, and unforeseen consequences force the group to face their own fears and mortality.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: sexual content, dishonesty, best friends, dangerous attraction, disorder, teenage life, boy girl relationship, teenager, manipulation, friends, moral dilemma, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, usa, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.4
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Bright Angel (1990)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Road-movie from Montana to Wyoming. A gullible, innocent young man (Mulroney) assists a versatile girl (Taylor) on her long quest to get her brother out of jail.
Style: road movie, serious, suspenseful, realistic, neo noir ...
Plot: family problems, on the road, destructive relationship, jail, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, siblings relations, parents and children, teenage life, brother, marital problem, skinny dipping ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, wyoming, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.6
 504
Runaway (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Michael Adler has run away from his suburban home with his little brother Dylan. Hiding out in a quiet, rural town, Michael's convinced he can make a better life for both of them. While Dylan stays holed up in a cheap motel all day, Michael ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: teenage life, starting over, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, obsession, investigation, family problems, on the run, hiding, small town, fall in love, suspense ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.8
 13K
The Forger (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A former child art prodigy and second generation petty thief arranges to buy his way out of prison to spend time with his ailing son, only to be forced to alter his plans and commit one more job for the man who financed his release.
Style: serious, sentimental, suspenseful, touching, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, going straight, criminal heroes, forgery, child illness, terminal illness, family problems, single parent, parents and children, suspense, mafia, con artists ...
Time: 21st century
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, teenage life, youth, teenage love, social relations, family relations, rivalry, murder, bullying, coming of age, teasing, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 5.7
 1K
Furious (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sven (15) will be director and has been busy filming. He films his friends, especially those to do free running and put the videos on YouTube. He asks Roosmarijn to work on his first feature film. They may not know that he gets a thrashing at home ...
Style: serious, touching, tense, realistic, gloomy
Plot: family relations, abusive father, best friends, teenage life, parents and children, filmmaking, father son relationship, teenage love, skateboard, forgiveness, suspense, age difference ...
Time: 21st century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Pregnancy Project (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Pregnancy project tells the real story of Gaby Rodriguez, a seventeen-year-old who attended a Washington state high-school and made her senior school project the treatment of pregnant teenagers by pretending to be pregnant.
Style: sentimental, serious, touching, realistic, thought provoking
Audience: teens
Plot: pregnancy, teenage life, high school, youth, parents and children, dishonesty, family relations, teachers and students, teenage pregnancy, teenager, teenage girl, love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.4
 2K
Edi (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, teenage life, homeless, family relations, life is a bitch, youth, society, parents and children, pregnancy, destiny, false accusation, polish ...
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.5
 635
Confession (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a small Catholic boarding school an unspeakable act has been committed. When High School student, Luther Scott, confesses to Father Michael Kelly, Kelly is bound silent to the particulars of a grisly murder. Now, framed guilty by the desperate ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, catholic, false accusation, courtroom drama, investigation, moral dilemma, frame up, teenage life, who done it, clergy, introspection, dishonesty ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 2K
The Narrows (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A 19 year old Brooklyn boy who is torn between two worlds when his photography portfolio wins him a partial scholarship to NYU. He must figure out how to balance his Italian neighborhood roots with the expansive, sophisticated world on the other ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, psychological, realistic
Plot: college student, moral dilemma, family relations, parents and children, city life, human nature, self discovery, society, coming of age, suspense, hot and sexy, nypd ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.7
 201
Taken Away (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A corrupt politician covers up his daughter Vicky's pregnancy by forcing her to give the baby up for adoption. The newborn is adopted by a loving couple unable to have children, but a year later Vicky, now in college, realizes she was forced ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: custody, adoption, righting the wronged, courtroom drama, youth, teenage life, fighting the system, family problems, single parent, family relations, parents and children, legal ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.5
 955
Eiga: Kurosagi (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Tomohisa Yamashita is a swindler who deceives other swindlers who have evil intentions: The swindlers who deceive others with words (Shirosagi/White Swindler) and the swindlers who play with people's mind and body (Akasagi/Red Swindler).
Style: captivating, serious, psychological, realistic
Plot: embezzler, disguise, revenge, police, justice, suspense, parents and children, unlikely friendships, investigation, con artists, sword, teenager ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%