Movies like John From

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John From (2015)
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John From (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rita is fifteen and spends the summer between warm afternoons of teenage love and party nights with her friend Sara. From Portugal to the South Pacific, the pleasures of this routine will take a turn when the young girl visits the art show of a new neighbor in the local community.
Style: surreal, psychological, light, unusual plot structure, captivating, contemplative
Plot: friendship, photographer, neighbor neighbor relationship, teenage girl, female protagonist, older man younger woman relationship, summer vacation, friendship between girls, teenage crush, summer, neighbor, youth, love, romance, love and romance, art, coming of age, teenager, dog, airplane, beach, fog, elevator, supermarket, bikini ...
Place: portugal

Most similar movies to John From

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, unusual plot structure, contemplative and captivating films with plots about love and romance, youth, love, couples, teenager, friendship and friends mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like John From: Summertime (2016), Butterfly Kisses (2017), Porcupine Lake (2017), Face 2 Face (2016), Chicken (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Summertime (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A gay couple living in San Francisco takes in two strangers traveling from Italy to start a new life in America, discovering each other and forming the most unlikely of relationships along the way.
Style: sincere, captivating, psychological, contemplative, light ...
Plot: summer vacation, gay, gay interest, lgbt, love, gay couple, friendship, summer, friends, love and romance, couples, ocean ...
Time: 21st century
Place: san francisco, italy, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Butterfly Kisses (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: We follow Jake and his two best friends, Kyle and Jarred through a world distorted by sex and porn. The leader is Kyle – he talks about girls non-stop, Jarred can’t stop cheating on his girlfriend and then there’s Jake, a quiet and shy ...
Style: sexy, contemplative, unusual plot structure, light, humorous ...
Plot: friendship between boys, friendship, teenage boy, coming of age, teenage girl, youth, friends, couples, love, romance, sex, love and romance ...
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84%
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Porcupine Lake (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: During a hot and hazy summertime in northern Ontario, 13-year-old Bea wants a best friend more than anything else, but when she meets boisterous Kate, she gets more than she imagined. A story of bravery, small-town summer love, and the secret world ...
Style: psychological, contemplative, captivating, touching, sincere ...
Plot: coming of age, summer, teenage girl, friendship, girl, childhood, friends, romance, love, love and romance, youth, society ...
Place: canada, ontario canada
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69%
 6.8
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Face 2 Face (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Over a series of video chats, a teenage outcast reaches out to his childhood friend, but finds that behind the veneer of popularity and a seemingly perfect life, she hides a disturbing secret.
Style: tense, touching, light, sincere, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: bullying, lgbt, childhood friend, coming of age, friendship, love, love and romance, youth, teenage life, romance, couples, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 507
Chicken (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: RICHARD, 15 with learning difficulties, longs to put down roots but his restless and destructive brother, POLLY, needs to keep moving. When the land they live on is bought by a new landowner, and the electricity supply to their caravan is cut, their ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, captivating, psychological, sentimental ...
Plot: teenage boy, first love, brother brother relationship, farm, coming of age, caravan, teenager, learning disability, couples, friendship, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.5
 12
Matted (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Rose Lee is just a typical high school student trying to figure things out. Her dream is to join the boy's wrestling team, but no one is making it easy for her. Along the way, she'll discover that her most difficult opponent may be herself.
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, unusual plot structure, disturbing ...
Audience: student film
Plot: friendship, girl, teenage girl, loneliness, coming of age, lesbian, teacher, teenager, father daughter relationship, dysfunctional family, transsexuality, gender bending ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.0
 2K
Last Summer (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During summer vacation on Fire Island, three young people--a girl and two guys--become so close that they form a sort-of threesome. When an uncool girl tries to infiltrate the trio's newly found relationship, they construct an elaborate plot ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: beach, coming of age, love, friendship, friends, summer, seagull, cruelty, teenage love, couples, betrayal, love and romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 8.3
 29
La Migra (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: La Migra is a 'Romeo and Juliet' story set in the border crossing town of Imperial Beach, California - US Border Patrol Agent Diego Chavez (Michael Copon) works closely with his Uncle Manny Chavez (Marco Rodríguez) the Port Director for ...
Style: light, unusual plot structure, captivating, contemplative, psychological
Plot: friendship, latin, mexican american, old friend, smuggling, border patrol, friend, drugs, crush, love, couples, love and romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Martino's Summer (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: L’estate di Martino is a modern day fairy tale that softens the shades and darkness surrounding the mysteries tied to tragic events that happened in the summer of 1980: the Ustica tragedy on June 27th, and the bomb attack at the station of Bologna ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, disturbing, light, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: coming of age, teenager, surfing, u.s. military, infidelity, seduction, cheating girlfriend, couples, couple relations, youth, love and romance, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.0
 138
Fremde Tochter (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Lena meets 19-year-old Farid, a young Muslim. She has a clear-cut attitude towards his culture and religion: utter rejection. Despite their differences – or perhaps because of them – they fall in love.
Style: psychological, contemplative, captivating, suspense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: teenage girl, tragic love, teenage protagonist, cultural difference, female protagonist, 17 year old, teenager, teenage boy, couple relations, teenage pregnancy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.1
 258
Natasha (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Natasha takes place over the course of one summer. It is the story of Mark Berman, 16, the son of Russian-Jewish immigrants living in the suburbs north of Toronto. When his uncle enters into an arranged marriage with woman from Moscow, the woman ...
Style: touching, psychological, contemplative, unusual plot structure, suspense
Plot: teenage boy, teenager, teenage girl, teenage protagonist, first love, cousin cousin relationship, youth, love and romance, romance, couples, fall in love, love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: ontario canada, canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Kids Aren't Alright (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Story: Ross is trying to come to terms with the suicide of one of his classmates, as he finds his life falling down around him. Suddenly he finds himself involved in a new friendship with the new girl in school, Róisín. She helps to lead him in the right ...
Style: psychological, sincere, lgbt cinema, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: school, suicide, teenager, homosexuality, youth, friends, love and romance, friendship, lesbian, love, lgbt, romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.3
 3K
In Between (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Israel
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The film captures the daily duality of three young Palestinian women in Tel Aviv, caught between hometown tradition and big city abandon, and the price they must pay for a lifestyle that seems obvious to many: the freedom to work, party, fuck, and ...
Style: sincere, humorous, contemplative, unusual plot structure, captivating ...
Plot: lgbt, student, friendship, female friendship, israeli, female protagonist, dating, university, young woman, muslim, roommate, single woman ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: israel, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.0
 732
Invisible (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ely is 17 years old. After school, she works few hours at a pet shop. When Ely learns that she is pregnant, her inner world explodes even though she tries to go on with her daily routine as if nothing was different. She is afraid and upset, and she ...
Style: psychological, touching, tense, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: female protagonist, teenage pregnancy, teenage protagonist, 17 year old, teen angst, pregnancy, romance, love, couples, love and romance, friends, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Chosen Ones (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Sofia, 14 years old, is in love with Ulises. Because of him, in spite of him, she is forced into a prostitution network in Mexico. To set her free, Ulises will have to find another girl to replace her. Adapted from Jorge Volpi’s novel, set in the ...
Style: contemplative, captivating, suspenseful, psychological, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: teenage prostitution, prostitution, teenage girl, following someone, emotional blackmail, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother brother relationship, family relations, teenager, friendship, escapades ...
Time: 21st century
Place: tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.6
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Miriam Lies (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Dominican Republic, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shy girl Miriam is waiting to celebrate her 15th birthday and she wants to invite her guy. So far they’ve only chatted online, and the anticipated blind date only complicates things.
Style: tense, psychological, contemplative, suspense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: coming of age, lie, teenage girl, racism, racial prejudice, middle class, family drama, teenager, mother daughter relationship, love and romance, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.2
 55
Juze (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: India, France, Netherlands, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Growing up tale of a young boy in the context of changing labour patterns and exploitation in Goa
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, contemplative, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: teenage boy, teenage love, immigrants, countryside, teenage girl, grandmother grandson relationship, grandmother, couples, friends, couple relations, love, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
This Summer Feeling (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sasha, a French woman of thirty, dies suddenly in Berlin. Her Fiancé, Lawrence, and her sister Zoé, must come to terms as the consequences of this shock set in.
Style: psychological, touching, unusual plot structure, disturbing, sad ...
Plot: friendship, psychology, death, couples, meaning of life, romance, love and romance, loss of lover, psychological drama, love, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity ...
Place: paris france, new york, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 6.0
 765
Ville-Marie (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Celebrated European actor Sophie Bernard is in Montreal shooting a movie, and she's taking the opportunity to visit her son Thomas in the hope of bridging the rift that's grown between them. But Thomas has his own agenda for their time ...
Style: psychological, sexy, touching, contemplative, tense ...
Plot: motherhood, gay interest, post traumatic stress disorder, film within a film, heart condition, estrangement, mother son relationship, romance, youth, couples, love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 429
Love That Boy (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Love That Boy is the story of Phoebe, a socially inept overachiever, unrecognized in a world run by C students. Phoebe’s life is totally dominated by her “To Do Before Graduation” list. When Phoebe’s best friend Robyn dumps Phoebe two weeks ...
Style: humorous, atmospheric, captivating, light, touching ...
Plot: romance, fall in love, couples, friendship, college, youth, friends, coming of age, age difference, looking for love, teenager, obsession ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
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The Saver (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When teenaged Fern is orphaned in the middle of a harsh Montreal winter, she is determined to avoid her mother’s tragic fate, and take care of herself. With Youth Protection nipping at her heels, she lies about her name and age, to get a job as a ...
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, contemplative, thought provoking ...
Plot: teenage girl, cleaning lady, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, teenage protagonist, life is a bitch, orphan, millionaire, money, youth, new life, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Twisting Fate (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, South Africa
Duration: 107 min.
Story: 17-year-old Claire spends her vacation in South Africa with her family, when a tragic accident takes the lives of her parents and younger brother. By a stroke of luck, Claire survives, but finds herself alone, far from home in a country where ...
Style: psychological, suspense, disturbing, unusual plot structure, captivating ...
Plot: loss of family, female protagonist, teenager, teenage girl, death of mother, teenage runaway, runaway teen, life is a bitch, teenage life, youth, adventure, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 13
Party Talk (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Four creative and sexually confused high school seniors are forced to deal with their sense of isolation while attending a booze-soaked party in New York City.
Style: psychological, contemplative, unusual plot structure, suspense, captivating
Plot: nightlife, rebellious teenager, high school friends, american dream, dream, coming of age, teenager, party, friends, friendship, youth, escapades ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Kate Can’t Swim (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Kate’s best friend Em returns from abroad with a surprising new lover, they embark on a reunion vacation with their partners, but the peaceful getaway quickly becomes emotionally complicated.
Style: lgbt cinema, psychological, sexy, touching, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: friendship, lesbian, lgbt, cheating on boyfriend, cheating girlfriend, lesbian attraction, young adult, lesbianism, couple relations, fall in love, love, couples ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Love Is All You Need? (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Set in a world where homosexuality is the norm, a small Indiana town is rocked to its core when Jude, the star quarterback of the local university football team, strikes up a love affair with Ryan, a sports journalism major. When the straight couple ...
Style: sexy, touching, contemplative, melancholic, psychological ...
Plot: bullying, gay, switching roles, lgbt, couples, love and romance, love, lesbian, family relations, heterosexuality, parents and children, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.4
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August (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Summer begins, Aku graduates high school and faces a great emptiness. As his girlfriend, parents and friends all leave the city, it looks to be the dullest summer ever. Everything changes at Midsummer when Aku meets Juli, a beautiful, strange and ...
Style: captivating, light, sincere, feel good, road movie
Plot: love, sex scene, cheating, friendship, summer, lifestyle, teenager, mentor, on the road, life philosophy, young woman, young man ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Miss Impossible (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: They’re all nuts. Her parents, who want to send her off to boarding school. Her new teacher, who expects her to read impossibly old books. Her fellow band members, who make her sing ridiculous lyrics and dress her up in a frilly white dress for ...
Style: suspenseful, sincere, sentimental, touching
Plot: school, classmate classmate relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, friendship, female protagonist, teacher student relationship, best friend, classmate, teenage girl, sister sister relationship, teenager ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.8
 182
Being 14 (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The lives and turbulent adventures of a bunch of fourteen-year-old teenagers, through the eyes of three young girls - Sarah, Jade and Louise - with one last year to go before high school.
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teenage life, drug abuse, youth, sexuality, self discovery, college, best friends, life is a bitch, friends, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
De toutes mes forces (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Nassim, a 16-year-old boy, is placed with a family in the suburbs following the death of his drug addict mother. But he refuses to integrate into the social setting that surrounds him. He invents another life for himself, similar to that of his ...
Style: psychological, suspense, tense, suspenseful, contemplative ...
Plot: teenage boy, troubled teen, school, death of mother, pregnant teenager, unplanned pregnancy, teenage girl, high school, youth, society, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Jess + Moss (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jess, age 18, and Moss, age 12 are second cousins in the dark-fire tobacco fields of rural Western Kentucky. Without immediate families that they can relate to, and lacking friends their own age, they only have each other. Over the course of a ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, contemplative, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: farm, coming of age, friendship, teenage life, self discovery, youth, love and romance, society, hopes, smoking, brunette, tape recorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%