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Memento Mori (1999)
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Memento Mori (1999)
Original name: 여고괴담 두번째 이야기
Genre: Horror, Romance, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The film revolves around the relationship between two high school students, Yoo Shi-Eun and Min Hyo-Shin. As the two girls become romantically involved, their taboo friendship causes them to be marginalized by the other students. Unable to cope with the social pressures of having a lover of the same gender, Shi-Eun tries to distance herself from the increasingly dependent Hyo-Shin.
Style: thought provoking, macabre, dark, scary, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, psychological thriller
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, telepathy, youth, gays and lesbians, lesbian relationship, nightmare, love, post apocalypse, friendship, suicide, lesbian teen, gay slur, high school, diary, lgbtq, asian girl, female homosexuality, pregnancy, sex, paranormal, bullying, school, supernatural, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, korea, south korea

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and sexy films with plots about youth, friendship, love and romance, coming of age, kiss, school and gays and lesbians mostly in Drama, Romance and Horror genres. Some movies like Memento Mori: Wishing Stairs (2003), Whispering Corridors (1998), Lost and Delirious (2001), Jack & Diane (2012), Voice (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Wishing Stairs (2003)
Genre: Horror, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A staircase leading to the dormitory of a remote boarding school usually has 28 stairs, but every so often there appears to be 29. When someone steps on the mysterious extra stair, the horror begins.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, macabre, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, curse, supernatural, paranormal, curses spells and rituals, friendship, obsession, boarding school, rivalry, nightmare, lgbt, post apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
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Whispering Corridors (1998)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: While investigating the school files, the frightened teacher Mrs. Park startles and calls the young teacher Eun-young Hur, telling her that the deceased Jin-ju Jang is back. The line dies and Mrs. Park is attacked and killed by a ghost. On the next ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, enigmatic, bleak, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, friendship, high school, paranormal, who done it, supernatural ability, supernatural, bullying, dark past, maniac, sadism, secret identity ...
Time: 90s
Place: korea, asia, south korea
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Lost and Delirious (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Lost and Delirious is the story of three adolescent girls' first love, their discovery of sexual passion, and their search for identities. Set in a posh, private boarding school surrounded by luxuriant, green forest, Lost and Delirious moves ...
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Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian teen, lesbian romance, lesbian relationship, coming of age, lesbian love, lesbian lover, gender, friendship, boarding school, youth, gay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Jack & Diane (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jack and Diane, two teenage girls, meet in New York City and spend the night kissing ferociously. Diane's charming innocence quickly begins to open Jack's tough skinned heart. But, when Jack discovers that Diane is leaving the country in a ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, erotic, sexy ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Voice (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: South Korea
Duration: 104 min.
Story: While training after hours in her high-school, the aspirant singer Park Young-Eon is mysteriously killed and her body vanishes. Her ghost is invisible and trapped in the school, but her best friend Kang Sun-min, who broadcast in the lunchtime in ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, macabre, suspense ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: ghost, friendship, haunted by the past, investigation, supernatural, youth, hearing voices, post apocalypse, gays and lesbians, crimes, high school, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
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Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Cheyenne, a journalist, decides to leave Paris after being laid off and to settle down in the middle of nowhere, far from the society she hates.The trouble is that she leaves Sonia, her true love, behind. The latter, a teacher who loves her job, ...
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Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: sexy, psychological, erotic, melancholic, romantic ...
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
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Full Speed (1996)
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Duration: 95 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 85 min.
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Audience: teens, pre-teens, teen drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: sexy, erotic, sincere, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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40%
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