Movies like No Letting Go

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No Letting Go (2015)
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No Letting Go (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: What would you do to save your child? A young teenager struggles with a debilitating mental illness as his mom risks everything to save him without losing the rest of her family.
Style: thought provoking, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: mental illness, family relations, bipolar disorder, coming of age, mental health, teenage boy, family problems, teenage life, teenager, family, parents and children, motherhood, mother son relationship, human nature, adolescence, estrangement

Most similar movies to No Letting Go

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and disturbing films with plots about family relations, parents and children, family problems, youth, teenage life, coming of age and teenager mostly in Drama, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like No Letting Go: Shameless (2010), Canvas (2006), Lost Angels (1989), The Ties (2020), Changeover (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Shameless (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It's the summer of 1951 in Oslo. Lillian and Amund Wang are blessed with their first and only child. Adrian Wang - a boy or a girl?
Style: psychological, suspense, thought provoking, disturbing
Plot: bullying, family relations, shame, bully, secret, transsexual, parents and children, estrangement, teenage boy, human nature, motherhood, adolescence ...
Time: 50s, year 1951, 1950s, 20th century
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Canvas (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A woman's schizophrenia affects her relationships with her husband and son.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, melancholic, rough ...
Plot: schizophrenia, mental illness, family relations, family in crisis, couple relations, family problems, parents and children, teenage life, dysfunctional family, single parent, working class, hospital ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
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47%
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Lost Angels (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Rich L.A. party brat Tim (Adam Horovitz) spins into a cycle of despair after his parents divorce, and trying to fill the void with drugs and trouble only buys him a ticket to an asylum. But with the help of a psychiatrist (Donald Sutherland) who has ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: gang, redemption, coming of age, youth, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, family problems, estrangement, dysfunctional family, teenage life, nightlife, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
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46%
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The Ties (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Naples, early 1980’s. Aldo and Vanda go through a separation, after he reveals his affair. Their two young children are torn between their parents, in a whirlwind of resentment. But the ties that keep people together are inescapable, even without ...
Style: suspense, realistic, thought provoking, complex
Plot: infidelity, family problems, crumbling marriage, family relations, teenage life, life philosophy, depression, parents and children, social relations, husband wife relationship, loneliness, estrangement ...
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45%
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Changeover (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A girl grieving the horrific loss of her parents moves in with relatives, who try their best to welcome her into the family.
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, suspense
Plot: post traumatic stress disorder, mental health, relationship problems, loss of mother, family life, family problems, uncle niece relationship, post traumatic stress, loss of family, family, family relations, loss of father ...
Place: north carolina
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40%
All Fall Down (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Ralph and Annabell Willart are a feuding couple who are constantly bickering over their worthless, good-for nothing son Berry-Berry..
Style: biting, suspense, realistic, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: family relations, love triangle, pregnancy, alcohol abuse, womanizer, adolescence, coming of age, love and romance, unfulfillment, siblings relations, parents and children, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 60s
Place: ohio, cleveland ohio, florida
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39%
Human Capital (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The lives of two different families collide when their children begin a relationship that leads to a tragic accident.
Style: rough, disturbing, suspenseful, thought provoking
Audience: boys' night
Plot: culture clash, mistaken identity, redemption, dishonesty, hopes, police investigation, society, youth, parents and children, family relations, teenage life, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
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39%
Home for the Weekend (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On the request of his mother Gitte, Marko, who has been living in Berlin for years, drives off to the countryside to visit his parents. His hopes of spending a quiet and relaxing time with his family fall short when Gitte surprises everyone by ...
Style: sincere, serious, suspense, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: reunion, mental illness, family relations, parents and children, introspection, estrangement, family problems, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, search, life is a bitch, countryside ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
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39%
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Pope Dreams (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the vein of Good Will Hunting and Garden State, POPE DREAMS is a coming of age tale about a young man at a crossroads in life. Filled with heart, music, life, and loss. And a set of drums. Oh, and the Pope. POPE DREAMS is about a directionless ...
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, sentimental, serious
Plot: terminal illness, hopes, follow your dream, parents and children, family relations, coming of age, young lovers, unfulfillment, teenage life, human nature, mother son relationship, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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39%
Return to Innocence (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Director Rocky Costanzo's searing legal drama centers on a highly credentialed child psychologist named Glen Erskine (Richard Meese) whose life is shattered when he's accused of sexually assaulting a young boy he's been treating. ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: man boy relationship, courtroom, child abuse, false accusation, teenage life, redemption, sexual abuse, custody, dysfunctional family, parents and children, life is a bitch, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
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37%
Life Inside Out (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a mother returns to her musical roots, she rediscovers the passion of her youth, and finds a way to connect with her troubled youngest son.
Style: sincere, captivating
Plot: family, teenage son, family relations, female protagonist, teenager, lifestyle change, relationships, mother son relationship, musician, musician's life, music, songwriter ...
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37%
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Admissions (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: A gifted high-school student flubs her college admissions interviews for the most unexpected reasons in this independent coming-of-age drama. Cynical, world-weary Evie is more interested in taking care of her family than getting into the Ivy League ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, gloomy, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, family problems, mentally challenged, family life, parents and children, mental retardation, sister sister relationship, ghost writer, bittersweet, youth, coming of age, performer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, harvard university, yale university
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
We Don't Belong Here (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A matriarch of a dysfunctional family is pushed to her tipping point by the disappearance of her son.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, disturbing
Plot: mental illness, female protagonist, tragic event, family, family problems, family tragedy, mother son relationship, disappearance, matriarch, mysterious disappearance, matriarchy, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A vulnerable teenager with a deep perception of the world and no idea how to live in it.
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: coming of age, family problems, teenage life, dysfunctional family, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, siblings relations, family relations, teenage boy, divorced parents, father son relationship ...
Place: new york, washington d.c.
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30%
Mother, I Love You (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Latvia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Raimonds, a 12 year old boy, falls into a world of petty crime while trying to stay out of trouble with his mother.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: kids in trouble, juvenile delinquency, single parent, crimes, youth, parents and children, family relations, bittersweet, childhood, mother son relationship, teenage boy, mother and son ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latvia
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30%
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Souvenir (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The enigmatic Isabel decides to rent her belly to give birth to the baby of Sara and Joaquin, a possessive couple obsessed with the idea of starting a family.
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: motherhood, family, parenthood, surrogate mother, pregnancy, single parent, pregnant woman, wanting a baby, social problems, family relations, husband wife relationship, family problems ...
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30%
John and the Hole (2021)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While exploring the neighboring woods, 13-year-old John discovers an unfinished bunker—a deep hole in the ground. Seemingly without provocation, he drugs his affluent parents and older sister and drags their unconscious bodies into the bunker, ...
Style: psychological thriller, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: abduction, teenage boy, teenager, kidnapping, coming of age, family relations, boy, child protagonist, bondage, dysfunctional family, family problems, family ...
Place: massachusetts
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29%
For the Love of Nancy (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The parents of an anorexic woman fight to save her life.
Style: witty, psychological, touching, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: anorexia, college, eating disorder, mental illness, police station, teenage life, physical appearance, parents and children, youth, fighting crime, society, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Father's Acre (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Love makes a bad relationship between father and son all the more rancorous in this drama from Hungarian director Viktor Oszkar Nagy. A convict (Janos Derzsi) returns home after a long stretch in prison to a less than enthusiastic welcome; his son ...
Style: tense, suspense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: parent child relationship, family, father son relationship, father son estrangement, father son reunion, family problems, relationship problems, life is a bitch, family relations, family life, estrangement, father and son ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Streetcar Named Desire (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Blanche Dubois goes to visit her pregnant sister and husband Stanley in New Orleans. Stanley doesn't like her, and starts pushing her for information on some property he know was left to the sisters. He discovers she has mortgaged the place and ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, emotional, touching, serious ...
Plot: sister sister relationship, abusive husband, mental illness, pregnancy, rape, family relations, family problems, love and romance, obsession, infidelity, redemption, unfulfillment ...
Time: 50s
Place: new orleans, mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The King and Queen of Moonlight Bay (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Alison Dodge, a 17-year old raised by her mother, decides on her own to spend her last summer before college getting to know her father
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: coming of age, teenage life, introspection, parents and children, redemption, youth, one more chance, family problems, estrangement, estranged father, father daughter relationship, fear of commitment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, san diego california, phoenix arizona
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28%
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: sincere, touching, emotional, psychological, thought provoking ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: anorexia, eating disorder, mental illness, unfulfillment, elderly, hopes, youth, misfit, family relations, school, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Lou (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Living in rural New South Wales, working-class single mother Rhia is struggling to evade debt collectors and raise three young daughters. The eldest, and hardened beyond her years, Lou blames Rhia for the departure of her father, who walked out 10 ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, alzheimer's disease, parents and children, mental illness, aging, family in crisis, estrangement, unfulfillment, single mother, coming of age, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, new south wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Mad World (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this independent drama, writer-director Cory Cataldo explores the pain of adolescence with dark and disturbing results. Facing the pitfalls of high school with no support from their parents and teachers, a foursome of ostracized teenagers (Gary ...
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, contemplative, rough ...
Plot: high school, abusive parent, helplessness, hate, teen suicide, teenager, overweight, coming of age, racism, parents and children, family relations, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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27%
Night Has Settled (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1983, Oliver Nicholas, at thirteen, is well-poised to enter the precocious teenage world of first-sex, vodka and possible-love in New York City when he is traumatized by the stroke of his housekeeper (and only true maternal figure), a ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: coming of age, nanny, dysfunctional family, society, youth, betrayal, family problems, family relations, family life, survival, parents and children, midlife crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1983
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Call Me Crazy: A Five Film (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A psychotherapist helps a law student cope with schizophrenia in one of five interconnected tales dealing with mental illness.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mental illness, schizophrenia, human spirit, family problems, family relations, strong female presence, hopes, female director, depressed woman, stand up comedian, rape, flashback ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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27%
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Cowboys (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Troy and his young transgender son Joe are on the run from his conservative mother in the Montana wilderness, with a detective in hot pursuit.
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating
Plot: transsexual, lgbt child, lgbt, mental health, father son relationship, separated parents, runaway, wilderness, family relations, family problems, relationships, gender ...
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26%
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: suspenseful, disturbing, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: life is a bitch, crimes, teenager, society, teenage life, violence, family problems, social problems, juvenile delinquency, money problems, teenage protagonist, teenage girl
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Absence (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, Chile, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A daily, familiar, sexual and emotional drama. Based on the character Serginho, the plot is based around various aspects of this "no longer a boy, not yet a man". We follow his day to day: the recently acquired role of man of the house, ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, bleak
Plot: dysfunctional family, teenage life, parents and children, child as adult, youth, family problems, family relations, coming of age, teachers and students, power relations, siblings relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Based on a short story by the acclaimed author of Little Women, Louisa May Alcott, comes a holiday story of family and forgiveness. Recently widowed Mary Bassett (Helene Joy) and her three children have hit difficult times on their farm. Suddenly, ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: reunion, family relations, estrangement, farm, family problems, family, youth, hopes, parents and children, family life, teenage life, loss of partner ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%