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Cyanide (2013)
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Cyanide (2013)
Original name: Cyanure
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, Switzerland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Thirteen years old Achille is waiting for his father to return from prison. Will everything go as planned and could the family survive?
Style: psychological, bleak, suspense, disturbing
Plot: father son relationship, prison, responsibility, boy in peril, betrayal, teenage boy, girlfriend, coming of age, crimes, life is a bitch, brutality, violence, father, teenager, birthday, caravan, skinny dipping, male objectification, estranged husband, gangsters, nude girl, nudity (full frontal - brief), child protagonist, teenage protagonist, frustration ...
Place: switzerland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, disturbing, realistic and serious films with plots about coming of age, life is a bitch, nudity (full frontal - brief), teenager, male nudity, family relations and female nudity mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Cyanide: Soul Mate (2016), California (2015), E-Love (2011), Fiore (2016), Engel & Joe (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Soul Mate (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: 30 year-old working woman Li Ansheng’s life in Shanghai is suddenly disrupted by the publication of a novel, entitled “Qiyue and Ansheng”, a chronicle of her friendship with Qi Yue during her youth. Coupled with an accidental encounter with Su ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: coming of age, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, relationship problems, grownups, mystery, male female relationship, relationships, female protagonist, girlfriend, life is a bitch, chinese, gender ...
Place: shanghai, china
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95%
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California (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The year is 1984. Estela is going through the turbulent phase of adolescence. Sex, lovers, friendships; everything seems very complicated. Her uncle Carlos is her hero, and visiting him in California is her biggest dream. But everything collapses ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, captivating, psychological
Plot: coming of age, lgbt, family problems, teenager, life is a bitch, teenage life, friendship, teenage girl, adolescence, family in crisis, character change, social problems ...
Time: 80s
Place: brazil
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88%
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E-Love (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Paule is pushing 50, as she repeatedly observes in her voice-over commentary. When she – a philosophy lecturer with a 10-year marriage and a 15-year-old daughter – learns that her husband is having an affair with a 28-year-old, this number takes ...
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, suspense
Plot: coitus, sex, sister sister relationship, female nudity, midlife crisis, internet dating, male nudity, relationship problems, relationships, life is a bitch, unrequited love, family problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Fiore (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Young and in prison for theft, Daphne falls in love with Josh, another inmate. Their love story exists through secret letters and fleeting conversations.
Style: psychological, sincere, sexy, touching, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: prison life, love, prison, teenage boy, teenage girl, father daughter relationship, female protagonist, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, couples, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 6.4
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Engel & Joe (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A love story of a 17 year old punk-rocker and a 15 year old runaway girl.
Style: touching, psychological, sentimental, sincere, talky ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: kids in trouble, punk, pregnancy, love affair, fall in love, life is a bitch, drug addict, street kid, grownups, couples, family relations, breakup ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Almost 18 (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Almost 18 is a charming and unaffected film about five 17-year-old guys from Helsinki in 2010. Karri, Peter, André, Akseli and Joni dream, party, love and boast like only teenage males can.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, touching, homoerotic
Plot: friendship, coming of age, adulthood, family relations, father son relationship, teenager, parenthood, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father son estrangement, death of father, mother son relationship, gay ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Les amoureux (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this French coming-of-age drama a 15-year old boy breaks free from his fixation with his older half-sister and learns to trust himself and become independent. The story is set in a rural French town. When his wild half-sister Vivien finally ...
Style: homoerotic
Plot: gay, coming of age, lgbt, brother sister relationship, gay cruising, homoerotic fight, homoeroticism, homosexuality, skinny dipping, sawmill, party, gay crush ...
Time: 90s
Place: belgium
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55%
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From Afar (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Venezuela, Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lorenzo Vigas’ mesmerizing feature debut examines the struggles of a man petrified by the notion of human contact and intimacy. Armando, aged 50, (played by Pablo Larraín favourite Alfredo Castro in one of his most striking performances yet), ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: gay, gay crush, homosexual history, gay sex, gay hustler, hustler, gay slur, gay bashing, father son relationship, violence, gay latino, swashbuckler ...
Time: 21st century
Place: venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Consequence (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: West Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Thomas is the son of a prison warden. He falls for and seduces Martin, who is older and one of the prison inmates. After Martin is released, They try to build a relationship and a life together but, no one will leave them alone.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: prison, reformatory, gay, lgbt, lgbtq, traumatic childhood, bullying, coming out, homosexual, homosexuality, gay bar, age difference ...
Time: 70s
Place: munich germany
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54%
 6.1
 512
Perfect Love (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A teenage girl helps investigators reconstruct her mother's (Isabelle Renauld) murder.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, sexual, disturbing ...
Plot: crimes of passion, wedding, murder, disco, rape, male nudity, romance, investigation, crimes, life is a bitch, love and romance, youth ...
Time: 90s
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52%
 5.7
 1K
The Goob (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: We’re in the middle of a heat-wave in Fenland England. Goob Taylor has spent each of his sixteen summers helping Mum run the transport cafe and harvest the surrounding beet fields. When Mum shacks up with swarthy stock-car supremo and ladies’ ...
Style: realistic, emotional, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Plot: coming of age, family relations, teenage love, youth, small town, parents and children, teenage boy, friendship, summer, teenager, boy, gay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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51%
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Zebrahead (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Interracial love story set in Detroit.
Style: sexy, suspense, melancholic, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: interracial relations, hip hop, forbidden love, high school, racism, teenager, school, prejudice, friendship, interracial romance, adolescence, brutality ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s
Place: new york, michigan, detroit, usa, california
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51%
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Somersault (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Australian teenager Heidi is left with little choice but to leave home after she's caught red-handed with her mother's boyfriend. With few options, Heidi ends up in Jindabyne, a tourist community. Upon meeting Joe at a bar, she pursues a ...
Style: emotional, touching, sexy, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: coming of age, self discovery, teenager, mother daughter relationship, romance, teenage life, love and romance, dysfunctional family, sexuality, honest, visceral, solitude ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, new south wales, california
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50%
Virgin 2: Not a Porn Movie (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Indonesia
Story: A friendship of two young girls, Tina and Nadya, who have fallen into dark professions. Friendships often come at a heavy price and end in tragic death, just when they want to change the course of their lives.
Style: disturbing, tense, psychological, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: life is a bitch, teenage girl, teenager, violence, society, teenage protagonist, teenage life, money problems, crimes, social problems, juvenile delinquency, family problems
Place: indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
In the Heat of the Sun (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The film is set in Beijing during the Cultural Revolution. It is told from the perspective of Ma Xiaojun nicknamed Monkey, a teenage boy. Monkey and his friends are free to roam the streets of Beijing day and night because the Cultural Revolution ...
Style: sexy, captivating, realistic, serious, epic ...
Plot: cultural revolution, coming of age, chinese, teenage boy, boy, gang, sexual content, graphic violence, love and romance, juvenile delinquency, politics, state affairs ...
Time: 70s, year 1969, 20th century
Place: china, beijing china, asia
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48%
Or (My Treasure) (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Israel
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Or shoulders a lot: she's 17 or 18, a student, works evenings at a restaurant, recycles cans and bottles for cash, and tries to keep her mother Ruthie from returning to streetwalking in Tel Aviv. Ruthie calls Or "my treasure," but ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: escort, prostitution, down on your luck, family relations, coming of age, parents and children, lifestyle, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, family problems, society, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, tel aviv israel, tel aviv
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47%
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Battlecreek (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Henry is a loner and a night owl. His rare skin disease has kept him under the close watch of his fiery mother, who has sheltered him his entire life. One night, a young woman's car breaks down and Henry's life will change forever.
Style: disturbing, suspense, captivating, psychological, psycho film
Plot: skin disease, family relations, life is a bitch, mother son relationship, small town life, relationships, couple relations, love affair, relationship problems, lifestyle change, male female relationship, illness ...
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45%
 6.4
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Kissed (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Over the years, a child's romantic ideals about death blossom into necrophilia, the study of embalming and the most profound relationship of her life.
Style: disturbing, sexy, erotic, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: necrophilia, fetish, nudity (full frontal - brief), obsession, suicide, sex, catastrophe, dark humor, police investigation, bittersweet, twists and turns, sex scene ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Backroads (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Spain, 1974. A teenager and his father are traveling in a car that is the only property they have. Their life is a continuous move by desolate coastal apartments in the tourism low season. When forced to change route and get away from sea, their ...
Style: road movie, sexy, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love, salesman, virgin, crimes, on the road, father, sea, couples, family relations, rebelliousness, teenage life, village ...
Time: 70s
Place: spain, europe
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44%
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Pelican Blood (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Nikko is a twenty-something man with good friends, a passion for birdwatching, and self-destructive tendencies. When he falls back into a relationship with Stevie—his seductive, aggressive environmental activist ex-girlfriend he first encountered ...
Style: psychological, captivating, suspense, disturbing
Plot: depression, suicide, male nudity, hobby, tragic love, love story, male female relationship, suicide attempt, relationship problems, bereavement, manic depression, disability ...
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42%
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I Remember (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The memories of Guiga, from early childhood to young adulthood: his family, relatives, friends, fears, dreams and reality in a still provincial city of Salvador, Bahia, from the 50s to the 70s.
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspense
Plot: coming of age, puberty, dysfunctional family, family problems, erotica, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship, father son relationship, relationship problems, relationships, life is a bitch, memories ...
Place: brazil
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42%
Memories of Summer (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The late 1970s. It's summer in a small provincial town. Twelve-year-old Piotrek has a very strong bond with his mother. While his father is away, his mother starts going out almost every night. Their simple and clear relationship starts to get ...
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, disturbing
Plot: summer, parent child relationship, unhappy marriage, family relations, life is a bitch, family, parents and children, male female relationship, family problems, grownups, teenage life, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Maundy Thursday (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: About a convicted murderer awaiting execution, and the bond he forms with a suicidal young woman who starts visiting him in jail every Thursday. Yu-Jung (Lee Na-Young) has now attempted her third suicide attempt. Her disdain for her mother and ...
Style: compassionate, suspense, disturbing, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: alienation, melancholy, family relations, love, suicide attempt, family problems, life is a bitch, murderer, tragic past, forgiveness, confronting the past, family tragedy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Romance for Bugle (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: first love, summer, seductive behavior, countryside, forest, man in underwear, topless woman, memory, old man, teenager, teenage girl, female nudity ...
Place: eastern europe, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
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Bad Guy (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A criminal who runs a brothel becomes obsessed with a beautiful college student. When she rejects him he sets her up by introducing her to a loan shark and when she can't pay, she is forced into working in the brothel. But when she gets the ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, psychological, sexy, erotic ...
Plot: prostitution, obsessive love, sexual abuse, eroticism, love, obsession, pimp, revenge, erotica, fall in love, deaf, mad love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo, seoul, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Niagara, Niagara (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "Niagra, Niagra" begins quietly in a drugstore in Poughkeepsie, where Marcie, the film's disarming heroine, likes to shoplift. She literally crashes into Seth, a quiet outsider, also on a shoplifting spree. Marcie invites Seth to ...
Style: melancholic, road movie, intense, disturbing, touching ...
Plot: pharmacy, on the road, road trip, romance, love story, pharmacist, love and romance, couples, mental illness, couple relations, disability, social misfits ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, new jersey, toronto ontario canada, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Keeper (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, Switzerland, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Maxime and Mélanie are a typical teenage couple. Like most lovestruck fifteen-year-olds, they can't get enough of each other and they think they'll be together forever. But when Mélanie becomes pregnant, their worlds are rocked.
Style: touching, tense, sentimental, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenager, young love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage girl, teenage boy, pregnancy, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, baby, family relations, couples, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.6
 2K
Young Gods (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Taavi,the enigmatic 18-year-old lead, has just inherited his long-deceased wealthy parents home and estate. It is high school graduation and Taavi's birthday, and after his fiends greet him au natural and are arrested, Taavi invites his friends ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: voyeurism, youth, coming of age, dangerous attraction, teenage life, lifestyle, life is a bitch, sexual abuse, sexual relations, looking for sex, betrayal, sex crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Along for the Ride (2022)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The summer before college, Auden meets the mysterious Eli, a fellow insomniac. While the seaside town of Colby sleeps, the two embark on nightly quests to help Auden experience the fun, carefree teen life she never knew she wanted.
Style: psychological, romantic, captivating, disturbing
Audience: date night, teen drama
Plot: teenager, summer, insomnia, teen romance, teenage love, couple relations, dating, romantic friendship, couples, friendship, relationships, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Monster's Ball (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Set in the southern USA, a racist white man, Hank, falls in love with a black woman named Leticia. Ironically, Hank is a prison guard working on Death Row who executed Leticia's husband. Hank and Leticia's inter-racial affair leads to ...
Style: sexy, depressing, emotional, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: racism, prison, interracial relations, electric chair, white male black female relationship, father son relationship, dysfunctional family, nudity (full frontal - brief), interracial sex, redemption, death row, interracial romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia, usa, louisiana, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%