Movies like Go Ask Alice

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Go Ask Alice (1973)
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Go Ask Alice (1973)
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: sincere, touching, bleak, gloomy, serious, emotional, realistic, psychedelic
Plot: prostitute, high school, rape, marijuana, lsd, heroin, drug addiction, cocaine, mother daughter relationship, runaway, teenage life, drug abuse, youth, family relations, misfit, clergy, parents and children, life is a bitch, addiction, on the run, hopes, society, student, prostitution, drug addict ...
Time: 70s

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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, touching and emotional films with plots about youth, life is a bitch, society, family relations, teenage life, parents and children and drug abuse mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Go Ask Alice: Jumpin' at the Boneyard (1991), Tiger Warsaw (1988), Zooey (2006), Fifteen and Pregnant (1998), Speak (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Jumpin' at the Boneyard (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Manny tries to get his crack addict brother, Danny, to clean up.
Style: gloomy, touching, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: heroin, drug addiction, life is a bitch, siblings relations, family relations, family life, going straight, against the odds, society, hopes, youth, rehabilitation ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Maybe I'll Come Home in the Spring (1971)
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, thought provoking, touching, realistic
Plot: dysfunctional family, teenage life, romance, love and romance, suburban life, estrangement, youth, family relations, society, elderly, on the run, family problems ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Best Little Girl in the World (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Casey Powell is a young teenage girl who is secretly suffering from anorexia nevosa, a mental and physical illness of deliberately starving herself or self-induced vomiting, because of her troubled home life and problems at school in which her ...
Style: touching, psychological, sincere, emotional, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mental illness, eating disorder, anorexia, unfulfillment, elderly, youth, teenage life, family relations, parents and children, hopes, physical appearance, misfit ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Tiger Warsaw (1988)
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, sincere, emotional, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: redemption, cons and scams, parents and children, hopes, life is a bitch, family gatherings, youth, reunion, homecoming, drug abuse, family relations, addiction ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Zooey (2006)
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: realistic, gloomy, rough, bleak, serious
Plot: prostitute, love and romance, city life, urban ghetto, drug abuse, youth, drug dealing, best friends, downfall, hopes, romance, village ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Fifteen and Pregnant (1998)
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: talky, sincere, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pregnancy, high school, misfit, coming of age, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, hopes, family in crisis, life is a bitch, love and romance, social misfits, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Speak (2004)
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: sincere, touching, psychological, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: innocence lost, youth, teenage life, unsupportive friend, high school, life is a bitch, misfit, high school life, school, rape, sexual abuse, mute ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Hero Ain't Nothin' But a Sandwich (1978)
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, city life, parents and children, social misfits, urban ghetto life, crimes, adolescence vs adulthood, hopes, gangsters, teenage life, going straight, social decay ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Foxes (1980)
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, realistic, rough, gloomy, reflective ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teenager, hollywood, drug abuse, addiction, parents and children, youth, self discovery, teenage life, alcohol abuse, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Around the Fire (1998)
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: realistic, serious
Plot: rehabilitation, addiction, boarding school, drug abuse, coming of age, teaching the ways of the world, life is a bitch, parents and children, love and romance, boarding school life, on the road, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Purgatory House (2004)
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: realistic, serious, gothic
Audience: teens
Plot: drug abuse, misfit, coming of age, addiction, family relations, kids in trouble, teenage life, gender bending, family problems, youth, afterlife, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Explosive Generation (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Peter Gifford is a likable, dedicated schoolteacher that teaches a senior life skills class. When student Janet Sommers brings up the topic of sex and dating, he asks students to write questions on the topic, and will cover them in the next class. ...
Style: sexual, realistic, serious
Plot: high school, student, teacher, high school life, teenage life, couples, power relations, stoners, urban ghetto, youth, school, society ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Mouth to Mouth (2005)
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: realistic, touching, serious, emotional
Plot: dysfunctional family, prostitute, down on your luck, life is a bitch, youth, woman in danger, drug abuse, teenage life, family problems, urban ghetto life, parents and children, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Clean and Sober (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Hotshot real estate salesman Daryl has a bad cocaine habit. After embezzling his company's money, he wakes up next to a girl who overdosed. To hide from the police, he checks into a rehabilitation program guaranteeing anonymity. Under the ...
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, serious, emotional ...
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, human nature, crimes, life is a bitch, self discovery, rehabilitation, introspection, downfall, going straight, drug addiction, drinking ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, philadelphia, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Woman Thou Art Loosed (2004)
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, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Plot: bishop, redemption, prison, sexual abuse, prostitute, drug abuse, youth, addiction, crimes, hopes, drugs/alcohol, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Xiu Xiu: The Sent-Down Girl (1998)
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: disturbing, emotional, gloomy, touching, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, revolution, innocence lost, coming of age, youth, teenage life, life is a bitch, apprentice, redemption, society, rebelliousness, virginity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: china, asia, tibet, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Book of Stars (1999)
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: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, sincere ...
Plot: prostitute, terminal illness, teenage life, family problems, coming of age, lifestyle, politics, youth, drug abuse, unfulfillment, city life, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 312
Black Girl (1972)
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: realistic, touching, gloomy, sincere, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: redemption, youth, life is a bitch, love and romance, hopes, family relations, society, family problems, couples, injustice, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 2K
Pure (2002)
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: serious, emotional, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Plot: rehabilitation, friendship, prostitute, drug abuse, addiction, coming of age, pregnancy, birthday, heroin, waitress, drug addiction, baby ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Panic in Needle Park (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This movie is a stark portrayal of life among a group of heroin addicts who hang out in Needle Park in New York City. Played against this setting is a low-key love story between Bobby, a young addict and small-time hustler, and Helen, a homeless ...
Style: bleak, rough, serious, disturbing, depressing ...
Plot: addiction, drug addiction, drug abuse, love, betrayal, destructive relationship, drugs/alcohol, couple relations, young lovers, couples, life is a bitch, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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About Sunny (2011)
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: realistic, gloomy, touching, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: working class, urban, moral dilemma, society, family problems, family relations, down on your luck, life is a bitch, parents and children, drugs/alcohol, single parent, poverty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Augusta, Gone (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Martha is a businesswoman and divorced mother of two children - Augusta and Jack. However, when docile Augusta becomes a teenager, feelings of anger and self-hate cause her personality to undergo a scary transformation, and Martha realizes that this ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: drug abuse, adventurer, wilderness, couples, royal family, teenage life, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, rehabilitation, rise and fall, alcohol abuse, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 442
Toe to Toe (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Out on the lacrosse pitch, wealthy but troubled Jesse and poor but driven Tosha form an easy and deep bond, but their relationship is threatened once they enter the hallways of an elite prep school they attend in Washington, D.C. There, they must ...
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, touching, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, power relations, social relations, self discovery, youth, teenage life, coming of age, parents and children, interracial relations, rich and poor, friends, racism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things (2004)
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, bleak, realistic, gloomy, disturbing ...
Plot: prostitute, stripper, innocence lost, sex, rape, police, fire, psychologist, pedophile, addiction, religions or cults, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.9
 50
Octavia (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Everybody has a little murder in their heart... somewhere.
Style: gloomy, sexual, touching, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: disability, hopes, friends, family relations, human spirit, youth, friendship, life is a bitch, confined, captivity, society, misfit ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.4
 503
Virgin (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When a teenager finds herself pregnant, with no memory of having had sex, she determines that she is carrying the child of God.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: pregnancy, small town life, youth, social relations, family relations, small town, society, love and romance, life is a bitch, social misfits, parents and children, sexual abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 578
Wasted (2002)
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: thought provoking, realistic, serious, rough, gloomy ...
Plot: high school, friendship, party, heroin, teenage life, downfall, life is a bitch, small town, drug dealing, drug abuse, going straight, kids in trouble ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Say That You Love Me (2006)
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: gloomy, serious, emotional, sincere, realistic
Plot: gang rape, friendship, rape, youth, sexual abuse, life is a bitch, teenage life, family relations, friends, high school, misfit, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
 3K
Blue Car (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Gifted 18-year-old Meg has been abandoned by her father and neglected by her hardworking mother. Left to care for her emotionally disturbed younger sister, her world begins to unravel. She finds an outlet in writing poetry and support from her ...
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: poetry, love and romance, teachers and students, parents and children, innocence lost, family problems, teenage life, family relations, power relations, youth, family in crisis, writer's life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The End of Innocence (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Seemingly autobiographical story of a woman overwhelmed with trying to please everyone except herself, and not finding any answers until she's admitted to a rehab center by her parents. Eventually here is where she finds her answers.
Style: touching, realistic, psychological, serious, emotional ...
Plot: self discovery, mental institution, parents and children, doctors and patients, life is a bitch, rehabilitation, family problems, drug abuse, family relations, power relations, drugs/alcohol, addiction ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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