Movies like Go Ask Alice

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Go Ask Alice
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A 14-year-old girl in late 1960's America is inadvertently sucked into an odyssey of sex and drugs. She eventually seeks help.
Style: bleak, serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, sincere, touching, psychedelic
Plot: high school, prostitute, addiction, drug abuse, teenage life, youth, lsd, runaway, marijuana, cocaine, drug addiction, heroin, rape, mother daughter relationship, life is a bitch, clergy, on the run, parents and children, hopes, misfit, society, family relations, braless teen, pimp, peer pressure ...
Time: 70s
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Magnolia
Drama
USA
188 min.
 8.0
Xiu Xiu: The Sent-Down Girl
Drama
Hong Kong, USA, Taiwan
99 min.
 7.5
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Most similar movies to Go Ask Alice

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and touching films with plots about youth, life is a bitch, society, family relations, drug abuse, teenage life and addiction mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Go Ask Alice: The Poker House (2008), Tiger Warsaw (1988), Pure (2002), Foxes (1980), Thirteen (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Poker House
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Agnes and her two sisters struggle through a day in a home overrun by gamblers, thieves, and johns.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, emotional, rough
Plot: drug abuse, coming of age, siblings relations, small town, down on your luck, rape, family in crisis, teenage life, life is a bitch, youth, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: iowa, usa
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Tiger Warsaw
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Chuck brought sorrow to his family when he shot his father who is now a semi-invalid. After 15 years of self destruction, he returns home to seek forgiveness.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, emotional ...
Plot: family life, high school, hopes, family relations, buddies, redemption, going straight, parents and children, addiction, cons and scams, drug abuse, family gatherings ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: vietnam
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A Hero Ain't Nothin' But a Sandwich
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Faced with the harsh reality of growing up in the ghetto, 13-year old Benjie (Larry B. Scott) turns to heroin to escape. After Benjie hits rock bottom, his mother (Cicely Tyson) and her boyfriend (Paul Winfield) must sacrifice to help him overcome ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: ghetto, juvenile delinquency, social misfits, urban ghetto, drug dealing, urban, going straight, parents and children, addiction, adolescence vs adulthood, drug abuse, social decay ...
Time: 70s
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Pure
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young boy trying to deal with his mother's heroin addiction befriends a waitress who helps him cope with the tough situation.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: rehabilitation, single parent, dealing with death, going straight, friendship, drug abuse, parents and children, waitress, heroin, birthday, baby, drug addiction ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
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    User:   83%
 
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Foxes
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A group of friends come of age in the asphalt desert of the San Fernando Valley, as set to a blazing soundtrack and endless drinking, drugs and sex.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, rough, reflective ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teenager, drug abuse, addiction, self discovery, adolescence, coming-of-age, unlikely friendships, parents and children, childhood, teenagers ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
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Thirteen
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tracy is a normal 13-year-old trying to make it in school. After befriending the most popular girl at school, Evie, Tracy's world is turned upside down when Evie introduces her to a world of sex, drugs and cash. But it isn't long before ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, bleak, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, addiction, dysfunctional family, adolescence, marijuana, drug abuse, drinking, drug addiction, makeover, domestic violence, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Fifteen and Pregnant
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on a true story, 15 year old Tina Spangler discovers she is pregnant. Her choices are abortion, adoption, or a lonely, exhausting life as a single parent. Abandoned by her boyfriend, she turns to her mother. Tina discovers although it has torn ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pregnancy, adolescence vs adulthood, family in crisis, teenage life, youth, high school, family relations, single parent, parents and children, hopes, family problems, single ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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Jumpin' at the Boneyard
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Manny tries to get his crack addict brother, Danny, to clean up.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, touching
Plot: going straight, rehabilitation, self discovery, addiction, drug abuse, family life, drug addiction, heroin, hopes, family relations, life is a bitch, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   64%
    User:   62%
 
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On the Outs
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Follows the choices made by three young women - one a drug dealer, one an addict, one a pregnant teen - in Jersey City.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, emotional, rough ...
Plot: city life, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto, drug dealing, urban, teenage life, urban ghetto life, kids in trouble, single mother, prison, drug dealer, teenage pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   70%
 
Woman Thou Art Loosed
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An adaptation of Bishop T.D. Jakes' self-help novel, chronciling a woman's struggle to come to terms with her legacy of abuse, addiction and poverty.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: drugs/alcohol, juvenile delinquency, going straight, redemption, prison, sexual abuse, addiction, down on your luck, drug abuse, hopes, youth, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   64%
 
The Town Is Quiet
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A dark tale of working-class life in Marseilles, a city in crisis. Interesting characters include a hard-bitten but compassionate fish market worker with a drug addicted daughter and a moody bartender with a shocking secret life.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: parents and children, addiction, factory, drug abuse, society, couples, life is a bitch, immigrants, racism, assassination, couple relations, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, marseille, seaport
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System:   58%
    User:   51%
 
Xiu Xiu: The Sent-Down Girl
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong, USA, Taiwan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Young teen girl Xiu Xiu is sent away to a remote corner of the Sichuan steppes for manual labor in 1975 (sending young people to there was a part of Cultural Revolution in China). A year later, she agrees to go to even more remote spot with a ...
Style: emotional, disturbing, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: innocence lost, revolution, coming of age, loneliness, corruption, communism, prostitution, sexual abuse, death, mentor, pornography, society ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: china, asia, tibet, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   49%
 
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Black Girl
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An aspiring dancer and her wicked sister's resent their mother's love for a foster daughter.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, redemption, parents and children, siblings relations, injustice, hopes, life is a bitch, love and romance, society, youth, couples, family problems ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   47%
 
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Zooey
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Angel and Zooey are not your typical newlyweds. Zooey is a professional prostitute and Angel is a drug dealer. Yet they are not without hopes and dreams, of escaping their life in the streets and starting a new in a fresh painted cottage with picked ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, gloomy, rough
Plot: prostitute, drugs/alcohol, juvenile delinquency, romance, downfall, urban, village, drug dealing, going straight, urban ghetto, addiction, urban ghetto life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   43%
 
The Book of Stars
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A tale of two sisters. Penny (Masterson) cares for her younger sister Mary (Malone), who suffers from cystic fibrosis. "Cares for" is a questionable term, as the hardened, edgy Penny secretly makes her living in the world's oldest ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, urban, family in crisis, terminal illness, life is a bitch, youth, family problems, family relations, prostitute, coming of age, politics, city life ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle washington
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System:   53%
    User:   45%
 
Say That You Love Me
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Fatou is a teenager yearning for attention and love in Sweden's suburbs. When she is gang raped by some class mates her whole world starts falling apart.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, sincere
Plot: friendship, drugs/alcohol, sexual abuse, down on your luck, high school, life is a bitch, friends, society, gang rape, rape, youth, immigrants ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   46%
 
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Speak
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Freshman high-school student Melinda has refused to speak ever since she called the cops on a popular summer party. With her old friends snubbing her for being a rat, and her parents too busy to notice her troubles, she folds into herself, trying to ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, youth, teachers and students, coming of age, small town, mute or deaf, rehabilitation, mute, rape, parents and children, sexual abuse, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   49%
    User:   50%
 
The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, France, Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The dysfunctional twenty-three years old Sarah takes her six year old natural son Jeremiah from the home of his beloved foster parents with the support of the social service to live with her. Along the years, the boy shares her insane and lowlife ...
Style: serious, psychological, bleak, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: prostitute, on the road, stripper, innocence lost, parents and children, addiction, drug abuse, dysfunctional family, pedophile, police, rape, sex ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, tennessee
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System:   49%
    User:   58%
 
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Half Nelson
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Despite his dedication to the junior-high students who fill his classroom, idealistic teacher Dan Dunne leads a secret life of addiction that the majority of his students will never know. But things change when a troubled student Drey makes a ...
Style: realistic, talky, sincere, serious, touching ...
Plot: friendship, teacher, addiction, drug abuse, loneliness, drugs, drug addiction, father daughter relationship, drinking, basketball, dedicated educator, hip hop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california
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System:   48%
    User:   46%
 
Around the Fire
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Simon is an intelligent and privileged young man whose family expects him to become a Princeton graduate. Crying out for attention from his reserved and cool hearted family, Simon commits numerous petty crimes and is soon sent away to boarding ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: addiction, school, innocence lost, on the road, boarding school, parents and children, boarding school life, drug abuse, dysfunctional family, teenage life, life is a bitch, rehabilitation ...
Time: 90s
Place: campus
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System:   48%
    User:   45%
 
Purgatory House
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An inside glimpse of how it feels to be a teen in today's disconnected world. PURGATORY HOUSE chronicles the after-life journey of Silver Strand: a lonely teen who abandons her life of turmoil and drug addiction, only to find herself caught ...
Style: serious, gothic, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: addiction, teenage life, kids in trouble, coming of age, hopes, society, youth, family relations, drug abuse, life is a bitch, misfit, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   48%
    User:   41%
 
A Brother's Kiss
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two brothers, Lex and younger Mick, are living in Harlem. Mick is a policeman, and Lex, who spent youth years in reformatory because of injustice after he confronted the cop who tried to sodomize Mick on the street, is living with his wife Debbie ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, rough ...
Plot: siblings relations, drugs/alcohol, addiction, urban ghetto, down on your luck, drug abuse, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, urban ghetto life, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: harlem, usa, new york
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System:   47%
    User:   53%
 
The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Middle-aged widow Beatrice Hunsdorfer (Joanne Woodward) and her daughters Ruth (Roberta Wallach) and Matilda (Nell Potts) are struggling to survive in a society they barely understand. Beatrice dreams of opening an elegant tea room but does not have ...
Style: talky, touching, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: redemption, coming of age, mother daughter relationship, single parent, small town, teacher, parents and children, adolescence, family, drinking, runaway, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, connecticut
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System:   46%
    User:   48%
 
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Maybe I'll Come Home in the Spring
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Dennie has returned from a year among the hippies to her superficial, image-conscious suburban family. She must face their disapproval of her actions. They refuse to even try to understand. She must also deal with an ex-lover, and a beloved young ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, thought provoking, touching
Plot: love affair, suburbs, love and romance, romance, society, family relations, dysfunctional family, on the run, suburban life, teenage life, estrangement, elderly ...
Time: 70s
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System:   45%
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American Gun
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Seemingly disparate portraits of people -- among them a single mother, a high school principal, and an ace student -- Distinctly American -- all affected by the proliferation of guns in American society.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: parents and children, high school, americana, suburbs, society, urban, family problems, family relations, single parent, dealing with death, human nature, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, virginia, usa, chicago illinois
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System:   45%
    User:   43%
 
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The Ice Storm
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the weekend after thanksgiving 1973 the Hoods are skidding out of control. Benjamin Hood reels from drink to drink, trying not to think about his trouble at the office. His wife, Elena, is reading self help books and losing patience with her ...
Style: bleak, sexual, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, coming of age, innocence lost, infidelity, adolescence, parenthood, guilt, adultery, sexuality, drinking, existentialism, thanksgiving ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1973
Place: connecticut, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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System:   44%
    User:   36%
 
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About Sunny
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: As things unravel for a struggling single mother in Las Vegas, she must decide what she's willing to give up to get by.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, gloomy, emotional ...
Plot: drugs/alcohol, single parent, urban, moral dilemma, parents and children, down on your luck, life is a bitch, family relations, working class, society, family problems, strip club ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa
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System:   42%
    User:   45%
 
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Wasted
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A high-school track star (Nick Stahl) watches without judgment as his two best friends (Summer Phoenix, Aaron Paul) abuse heroin.
Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, gloomy, rough ...
Plot: high school, small town, drugs/alcohol, juvenile delinquency, downfall, drug dealing, going straight, rehabilitation, addiction, heroin, party, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas
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System:   41%
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Bluebird
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a freezing January evening, school bus driver Lesley completes her route, but her final inspection abruptly ends when a bluebird comes into view. What happens next shakes her small Maine logging town, proving that even the slightest actions have ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: parents and children, drugs/alcohol, dysfunctional family, small town, family in crisis, working class, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, family problems, social relations, single parent, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
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Mouth to Mouth
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The teenage girl Vera left her family after an incident at home, and is now living with a middle-aged drug addict, Morgan, who is using her as a prostitute to get money for drugs and debts. Meanwhile, the rest of her family is falling apart, and her ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional
Plot: prostitute, parents and children, urban ghetto, down on your luck, dysfunctional family, teenage life, urban ghetto life, estrangement, life is a bitch, society, youth, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
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System:   39%
    User:   45%
 
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