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Before I Fall (2017)
 6.5
 50K
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, meditative, suspense, touching, mumblecore, intense, visually appealing, fairy tale, dark, sweet ...
Audience: teen drama, teens, girls' night
Plot: time loop, teenager, female protagonist, teenagers, strong female character, bullying, dying repeatedly, redemption, friendship, stereotypes, saving a life, suicide, female friendship, car rollover, death, loneliness, morality, destiny, family, school, car accident, public humiliation, coming of age, unlikely friendships, high school ...

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Most similar movies to Before I Fall

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, serious, melancholic and dramatic films with plots about teenager, friendship, dialogue, mentor, runaway, catastrophe and storytelling mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Mystery genres. Some movies like Before I Fall: If I Stay (2014), The Edge of Seventeen (2016), Premonition (2007), Fallen (2016), The Invisible (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story based on the best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, which follows 15-year-old freshman Charlie, an endearing and naive outsider who is taken under the wings of two seniors. A moving tale of love, loss, fear and hope - and the ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, talky ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, friendship, first love, high school, teenage life, adolescence, high school life, suicide, teenager, teenagers, shyness ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 20th century ...
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.7
 120K
If I Stay (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Music, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mia Hall, a talented young cellist, thought the most difficult decision she would ever have to make would be whether to pursue her musical dreams at prestigious Juilliard or follow her heart to be with the love of her life, Adam, a rock ...
Style: touching, emotional, bleak, psychological, heartbreaking ...
Audience: teen drama, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, love and romance, teenage girl, youth, teenager, love, family drama, teenage life, death in the family, dealing with death, car accident, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, witty, realistic, touching, depressing ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenager, teenagers, teen angst, adolescence, teen romance, high school, best friend, coming of age, friendship, teenage girl, loneliness, sibling relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.9
 76K
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: surprise ending, psychological, suspenseful, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: destiny, time loop, time travel, alternate reality, foreknowledge, dealing with death, parallel world, housewife, psychic, starting over, death, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 5.4
 14K
Fallen (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Hungary
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Lucinda Price is sent to a reform academy under the assumption that she has killed a boy. There, she meets two mysterious boys, Cam and Daniel, to whom she feels drawn to both. But as the love triangle unfurls, it is Daniel that Luce cannot keep ...
Style: exciting, touching, captivating, sentimental, light ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: fallen angel, teenager, lucifer, love, reform school, love and romance, guardian angel, fall in love, teenage life, couples, gargoyle, fire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.2
 35K
The Invisible (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Sweden, South Africa
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, atmospheric, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: invisibility, beating, coma, afterlife, high school, ghost, friendship, regret, family relations, high school life, juvenile delinquency, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Bridge to Terabithia (2007)
Genre: 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, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, imaginary, childhood, loss of friend, escape from reality, teenage boy, magical, classmate, friends, imagination, loneliness, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.2
 29K
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, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, teenage life, coming of age, teenage sexuality, adolescence, high school life, unfulfillment, youth, teenage girl, high school, loneliness, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, serious, suspenseful, absurd, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, time paradox, time machine, changing the past or future, time loop, teleportation, teenage life, inventions and discoveries, time, high school, teenage love, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, year 2014 ...
Place: usa, woodstock, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, vampire comedy, suspenseful, sexy, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, academy, supernatural ability, good versus evil, vampire human love, youth, female vampire, rivalry, best friends, school, supernatural, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: oregon, montana, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Forks, Washington resident Bella Swan is reeling from the departure of her vampire love, Edward Cullen, and finds comfort in her friendship with Jacob Black, a werewolf. But before she knows it, she's thrust into a centuries-old conflict, and ...
Style: romantic, touching, atmospheric, sentimental, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: vampire human love, vampire, werewolf, supernatural romance, romance, supernatural power, supernatural, high school, dangerous attraction, uninhibited rivalry, imaginary, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, washington d.c., italy, washington state, tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
November Criminals (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Addison Schacht investigates the murder of his friend Kevin, with the help of Phoebe, and they discover the truth is darker than they ever imagined.
Style: touching, cynical, suspenseful, captivating, sincere
Audience: teen drama
Plot: high school, murder, death of mother, girlfriend, friendship, father son relationship, investigation, confrontation, shot to death, drug dealer, police, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 36K
Keith (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Natalie (Elisabeth Harnois) is high school royalty, but her queen bee status falls apart when she falls for the new guy at school. Although Keith (Jesse McCartney) ignores her at first, they soon become friends -- even though Natalie suspects that ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, bad ending, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, opposites attract, first love, teen romance, terminal illness, teenagers, teenage life, high school, romance, love, fall in love, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Greg is coasting through senior year of high school as anonymously as possible, avoiding social interactions like the plague while secretly making spirited, bizarre films with Earl, his only friend. But both his anonymity and friendship threaten to ...
Style: touching, emotional, semi serious, depressing, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: cancer, high school, friends, friendship, teenagers, dying, adolescence, terminal illness, teenager, leukemia, family relations, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.2
 444K
Twilight (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When Bella Swan moves to a small town in the Pacific Northwest to live with her father, she starts school and meets the reclusive Edward Cullen, a mysterious classmate who reveals himself to be a 108-year-old vampire. Despite Edward's repeated ...
Style: sexy, romantic, touching, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, forbidden love, fall in love, supernatural, supernatural romance, true love, dangerous attraction, youth, teenage love, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington state, washington d.c., usa, phoenix arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 85K
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, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, teenage life, youth, teenage love, teen romance, love, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, estrangement, coming of age, pianist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia, usa, ireland, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.6
 108K
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, sweet, touching, emotional, light ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: child prodigy, childhood, genius, school, mathematics, uncle niece relationship, child custody, teacher, girl, friendship, family, happiness ...
Time: year 1998
Place: florida, boston, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 75K
Russian Doll (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Nadia keeps dying and reliving her 36th birthday party. She's trapped in a surreal time loop -- and staring down the barrel of her own mortality.
Style: enigmatic, psychological, exciting, twists and turns, atmospheric ...
Plot: time loop, death, lesbian, character study, twists & turns, strong female character, survival, partners, trapped, fantasy world, couples, childhood ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.5
 17K
Margaret (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A young woman witnesses a bus accident, and is caught up in the aftermath, where the question of whether or not it was intentional affects many people's lives.
Style: psychological, emotional, melancholic, enigmatic, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bus, teenage life, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, youth, high school, investigation, legal action, road accident, mother daughter relationship, redemption, character study ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 3K
Blue My Mind (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 15-year-old Mia faces an overwhelming transformation which puts her entire existence into question. Her body is changing radically, and despite desperate attempts to halt the process, Mia is soon forced to accept that nature is far more powerful ...
Style: captivating, touching, suspenseful, suspense, neurotic ...
Plot: mermaid, puberty, transformation, coming of age, parent child relationship, teenager, underage sex, life is a bitch, drugs, drug, hospital, beach ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.7
 5K
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, girls' night
Plot: psychopath, obsession, murder, mind game, social differences, manipulation, haunted by the past, manipulations, lifestyle, youth, dangerous attraction, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 6K
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: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, supernatural, coming of age, supernatural ability, friendship, alternate reality, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, parallel world, drawing, nightmare, house ...
Time: 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.9
 23K
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, serious, thought provoking, intense, talky ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: anti semitism, coming of age, high school, friendship, preparatory school, boarding school life, working class, football, society, youth, teenage life, cheating ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, massachusetts, harvard university, israel, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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I Never Promised You a Rose Garden (1977)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A disturbed,institutionalized 16-year-old girl struggles between fantasy and reality.
Style: surreal, serious, emotional, psychological, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, nudity (full frontal - brief), hopes, imaginary, life is a bitch, confined, misfit, doctors and patients, teenage life, strong female presence, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.2
 333
Buttwhistle (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ogden Confer is a community college student living with his parents and dealing with the recent loss of his best pal, Rose, when he foils the suicide effort of a mysterious young lady, Beth, who proceeds to make him pay for not minding his own ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense
Audience: teen drama
Plot: suicide, murder, hate crime, crush, teenage sex, obsession, love, teen romance, high school, teenage girl, patricide, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: date night, girls' night
Plot: afterlife, heaven, destiny, romance, fall in love, starting over, hopes, supernatural, couple relations, imaginary, life & death, death ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.5
 314K
Hugo (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Orphaned and alone except for an uncle, Hugo Cabret lives in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. Hugo's job is to oil and maintain the station's clocks, but to him, his more important task is to protect a broken automaton and ...
Style: visually appealing, touching, sentimental, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: orphan, steampunk, adventure, filmmaking, magical, friendship, street kid, kids in trouble, hopes, destiny, robot, danger ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, post world war one, 1920s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Finding Forrester (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Gus van Sant tells the story of a young African American man named Jamal who confronts his talents while living on the streets of the Bronx. He accidentally runs into an old writer named Forrester who discovers his passion for writing. With help ...
Style: uplifting, touching, sentimental, sincere, feel good ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: mentor, dedicated educator, prejudice, friendship, prodigy, basketball, writer's life, african american, private school, follow your dream, lifestyle, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, scotland, new york yankees, brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Tribes of Palos Verdes (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When the situation at her idyllic Palos Verdes home turns volatile, young Medina attempts to surf her way to happiness.
Style: touching, depressing, suspense, sad
Plot: twins, family conflict, surfing, teenager, adolescence, troubled teen, sibling relationship, mother daughter relationship, loneliness, brother sister relationship, stereotypes, female protagonist ...
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Sea of Trees (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A suicidal American befriends a Japanese man lost in a forest near Mt. Fuji and the two search for a way out.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, rough, touching ...
Plot: forest, suicidal, doctor, suicide thoughts, spirituality, funeral, suicide, regret, suicidal thoughts, loss of wife, rescue, anger ...
Place: japan, mount fuji, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%