Movies like Before I Fall

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Before I Fall (2017)
 6.4
 38K
Before I Fall (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Samantha Kingston has everything. Then, everything changes. After one fateful night, she wakes up with no future at all. Trapped into reliving the same day over and over, she begins to question just how perfect her life really was.
Style: bad ending, suspense, intense, meditative, touching, mumblecore, fairy tale, dark, sweet, light ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: time loop, redemption, teenagers, female protagonist, teenager, suicide, death, bullying, friendship, saving a life, dying repeatedly, strong female character, car rollover, public humiliation, school, unlikely friendships, loneliness, female friendship, stereotypes, morality, coming of age, destiny, family, high school, sex scene ...

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Most similar movies to Before I Fall

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, melancholic, touching and suspense films with plots about friendship, dialogue, mentor, runaway, storytelling, catastrophe and redemption mostly in Drama, Mystery and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Before I Fall: The Edge of Seventeen (2016), Premonition (2007), Unfriended (2014), Palo Alto (2013), The Last Song (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Edge of Seventeen (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, China
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two high school girls are best friends until one dates the other's older brother, who is totally his sister's nemesis.
Style: emotional, sweet, witty, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: adolescence, teenager, teen angst, best friend, high school, loneliness, sibling relationship, coming of age, teacher, stereotypes, life & death, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.9
 69K
Premonition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A depressed housewife who learns her husband was killed in a car accident the day previously, awakens the next morning to find him alive and well at home, and then awakens the day after to a world in which he is still dead.
Style: psychological, mind bending, suspenseful, surprise ending, serious ...
Plot: destiny, time travel, dealing with death, starting over, psychic, foreknowledge, memory loss, race against time, loss of spouse, couples, family problems, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.6
 61K
Unfriended (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: While video chatting one night, six high school friends receive a Skype message from a classmate who killed herself exactly one year ago. A first they think it's a prank, but when the girl starts revealing the friends' darkest secrets, ...
Style: suspense, scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, vengeance, teenager, internet, violence, death, high school life, youth, skype, one night, dead teenager, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 25K
Palo Alto (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Palo Alto weaves together three stories of teenage lust, boredom, and self-destruction: shy, sensitive April, torn between an illicit flirtation with her soccer coach and an unrequited crush on sweet stoner Teddy; Emily, who offers sexual favors to ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, touching, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, youth, teenage sexuality, high school, high school life, adolescence, unfulfillment, teenage girl, coming of age, high school student, older man younger woman relationship, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.9
 74K
The Last Song (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A drama centered on a rebellious girl who is sent to a Southern beach town for the summer to stay with her father. Through their mutual love of music, the estranged duo learn to reconnect.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, youth, fall in love, parents and children, family relations, rock, love and romance, estrangement, coming of age, pianist, sibling relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia, ireland, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Vampire Academy (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Rose, a rebellious half-vampire/half-human guardian-in-training and her best friend, Lissa -- a mortal, royal vampire Princess - have been on the run when they are captured and returned to St. Vladamirs Academy, the very place where they believe ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, humorous, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, danger, academy, school, supernatural ability, good versus evil, rivalry, best friends, youth, supernatural, friends, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: oregon, montana, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 33K
The Invisible (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After an attack leaves him in limbo -- invisible to the living and also near death -- a teenager discovers the only person who might be able help him is his attacker.
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, tense, bad ending ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: high school, coma, murder, friendship, ghost, invisibility, juvenile delinquency, missing person, teenager, young heroes, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 8K
Foxfire (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The story of five teenage girls who form an unlikely bond after beating up a teacher who has sexually harassed them. They build a solid friendship but their wild ways begin to get out of control.
Style: touching, serious, sincere, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: friendship, high school, feminism, coming out, teacher, youth, rebellion, prison, tattoo, hostage, teenage girl, lesbian ...
Time: 90s
Place: portland oregon, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Hearts in Atlantis (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A widowed mother and her son change when a mysterious stranger enters their lives.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, childhood, coming of age, small town, mysterious stranger, single mother, childhood friends, parents and children, selflessness, family relations, teaching the ways of the world, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, virginia, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Defending Your Life (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In an afterlife resembling the present-day US, people must prove their worth by showing in court how they have demonstrated courage.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, melancholic, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: afterlife, destiny, romance, redemption, supernatural romance, fall in love, starting over, couple relations, imaginary, hopes, supernatural, heaven ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.1
 14K
Wish Upon (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenage girl discovers a box with magical powers, but those powers comes with a deadly price.
Style: suspense, rough, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending ...
Plot: magic, wish fulfillment, teenage girl, music box, school, female protagonist, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, single parent, suicide, guilt, body mutilation, neck breaking ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.9
 3K
Boys (1996)
Genre: Mystery, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fed up with boarding school and frustrated with the way others have planned his life, John Baker Jr. wants a change -- anything to shake up his staid routine. The moment arrives when he stumbles upon a woman, Patty Vare, unconscious in a field. ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, surreal, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: amnesia, boarding school, school, romance, high school, on the run, lifestyle, teenage love, woman in danger, self discovery, youth, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.5
 10K
Dirty Girl (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's 1987 and Danielle, the high school 'Dirty Girl', is running away. With her is chubby, gay Clarke, a bag of flour called Joan and a Walkman full of glorious '80s tunes.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, road movie, melancholic ...
Plot: friends, friendship, high school, coming of age, on the road, teenager, teenage life, family problems, female protagonist, teacher, reputation, virgin ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: usa, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
 20K
School Ties (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When David Greene receives a football scholarship to a prestigious prep school in the 1950s, he feels pressure to hide the fact that he is Jewish from his classmates and teachers, fearing that they may be anti-Semitic. He quickly becomes the big man ...
Style: emotional, thought provoking, serious, intense, talky ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: anti semitism, high school, friendship, coming of age, football, boarding school life, preparatory school, working class, sport, society, youth, teenage life ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, massachusetts, harvard university, israel, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Lady in the Water (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Apartment building superintendent Cleveland Heep rescues what he thinks is a young woman from the pool he maintains. When he discovers that she is actually a character from a bedtime story who is trying to make the journey back to her home, he works ...
Style: psychological, offbeat, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: swimming pool, legends and myths, save the lady, redemption, imaginary, life changing experience, friends, fish out of water, human spirit, protector, mystery, getting home ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.8
 5K
Paperhouse (1988)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Anna is becoming lost in the loneliness of her own world when she discovers she can visit another, a house she has drawn herself and occupied by a young disabled boy. But as she discovers more of the links between her fantasy world and the mundane ...
Style: tense, stylized, atmospheric, psychological, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, friendship, lighthouse, nightmare, drawing, house, coming of age, supernatural, school, haunted by the past, deadly, supernatural ability ...
Time: 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.1
 106K
Let Me In (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian. A remake of the movie “Let The Right One In” which was an adaptation of a book.
Style: gothic, bleak, scary, melancholic, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, loneliness, bully, friendship, gory, vampire human love, coming of age, fall in love, small town, transformation, blood, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1983
Place: new mexico, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Boy Who Could Fly (1986)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Milly and Louis, and their recently-widowed mom, Charlene, move to a new neighborhood. Once there, they all deal with a variety of personal problems, but Milly finds a friend in Eric, her autistic next door neighbor. Eric has a fascination with ...
Style: touching, feel good, serious, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: autism, family, coming of age, hopes, family relations, parents and children, mute or deaf, air disaster, eccentric family, human spirit, coping, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 6.1
 4K
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, gloomy, rough, reflective ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teenager, hollywood, drug abuse, addiction, alcohol abuse, self discovery, youth, teenage life, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
 11K
The War (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The son of a Vietnam War Veteran must deal with neighborhood bullies as well as his dad's post-traumatic stress disorder while growing up in the deep south in the 1970's.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, coming of age, bullying, vietnam veteran, war, vietnam war, parents and children, society, understanding, alcohol abuse, haunted by the past, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: vietnam, mississippi, asia, usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.7
 4K
The In Crowd (2000)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A mentally disturbed young woman takes a job at a posh country club and falls in with a clique of wealthy college kids where she's taken under the wing of the clique's twisted leader, who harbors some dark secrets too terrifying to tell.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, intense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, murder, mind game, social differences, manipulations, youth, lifestyle, haunted by the past, psychopath, dangerous attraction, female protagonist, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Harry, Ron and Hermione continue their quest to vanquish the evil Voldemort once and for all. Just as things begin to look hopeless for the young wizards, Harry discovers a trio of magical objects that endow him with powers to rival Voldemort's ...
Style: exciting, atmospheric, stylized, serious, scary
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: wizards and magicians, chosen one, magical, supernatural ability, friendship, good versus evil, young heroes, best friends, friends, witch, death, teacher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 2010s, near future ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.4
 156K
Mud (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Two teenage boys encounter a fugitive and make a pact to help him escape from an island in the Mississippi.
Style: atmospheric, touching, suspenseful, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, teenage boy, river, human relationship, drifter, ex convict, lake or river, unfulfillment, boat, wanted man, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arkansas, usa, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Bridge to Terabithia (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jesse Aarons trained all summer to become the fastest runner in school, so he's very upset when newcomer Leslie Burke outruns him and everyone else. Despite this and other differences, including that she's rich, he's poor, and ...
Style: emotional, captivating, touching, sentimental, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, loneliness, escape from reality, imaginary, loss of friend, magical, childhood, social misfits, secret, tragic event, imaginary kingdom, classmates ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.6
 80K
Gifted (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Frank, a single man raising his child prodigy niece Mary, is drawn into a custody battle with his mother.
Style: inspirational, touching, sweet, realistic, light ...
Audience: kids
Plot: child prodigy, mathematics, school, friendship, childhood, uncle niece relationship, genius, cat, custody battle, family drama, teacher, child custody ...
Time: year 1998
Place: florida, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Project Almanac (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A group of teens discover secret plans of a time machine, and construct one. However, things start to get out of control.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, bad ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, teenager, high school, teenage life, time machine, friendship, found footage, teenage love, danger, youth, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, year 2004 ...
Place: usa, atlanta georgia, woodstock
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
 67K
The Craft (1996)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Catholic school newcomer falls in with a clique of teen witches who wield their powers against all who dare to cross them -- be they teachers, rivals or meddlesome parents.
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, captivating, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: witch, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, magic, danger, wizards and magicians, high school, teenager, goth, supernatural ability, good versus evil, black magic ...
Time: 1990s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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, sincere ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: poetry, innocence lost, writer's life, love and romance, teachers and students, power relations, family in crisis, family relations, parents and children, youth, family problems, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.1
 21K
Get Low (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany, Poland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A movie spun out of equal parts folk tale, fable and real-life legend about the mysterious, 1930s Tennessee hermit who famously threw his own rollicking funeral party... while he was still alive.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious, psychological ...
Plot: small town, dying, funeral director, redemption, solitude, haunted by the past, elderly, reconciliation, oldtimer, small town life, owner, loner ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s, year 1938, 1920s
Place: tennessee, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.3
 17K
Bye Bye Man (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When three college students move into an old house off campus, they unwittingly unleash a supernatural entity known as The Bye Bye Man, who comes to prey upon them once they discover his name. The friends must try to save each other, all the while ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, rough
Plot: supernatural, hallucination, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, running for your life, gold coin, seance, deception, train tracks, violence, party, death, friendship ...
Place: wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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