Movies like The Nerd's Confession

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The Nerd's Confession (2016)
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The Nerd's Confession (2016)
Original name: Как поднять миллион. Исповедь Z@drota
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Eugene is a teenage nerd who lives in a small Russian town. He sits in front of his computer all day long, playing games and surfing the Internet. He decides to run a small porn website and soon as he earns his first money from e-commerce. His life now will never be the same - he is no longer a school nerd. From now on every school boy wants to become his friends and the girls are dreaming of dating him. Developing business Eugene was caught in a dilemma: to live up to the corrupted world standards and find his place in the unideal reality or to rebel against the powerful organization risking his and his family lives.
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, captivating, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: student, family relations, teenage protagonist, socially awkward, gambling, friendship between men, best friend, chase, teenage boy, father son relationship, flash forward, friendship between boys, money, mother son relationship, teenager, school, fight, porn, party, wedding, violence, sex scene, suicide, businessman, train ...

Most similar movies to The Nerd's Confession

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, suspense, unusual plot structure and captivating films with plots about teenager, teenage boy, family relations, father son relationship, friendship, teenage girl and teenage protagonist mostly in Drama, Crime and Music genres. Some movies like The Nerd's Confession: Places (2014), De toutes mes forces (2017), And Then I Go (2017), Almost 18 (2012), Liquid Truth (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Places (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A coming of age story about love, loss and revenge centers around two teenage friends, Adam (Vladimír Polívka) and Marek (Jan Cina), whose aimless lives in a small town are suddenly disrupted by the appearance of Anna (Johana Matousková), the ...
Style: ambiguous ending, suspense, twists and turns, tense, sexy ...
Plot: revenge, love, small town, love triangle, friendship between men, teenage girl, murder, best friend, prank, father daughter relationship, secret, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
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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, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: troubled teen, teenage boy, unplanned pregnancy, pregnant teenager, teenage girl, death of mother, school, high school, youth, society, parents and children, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: paris france
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And Then I Go (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two teenage outsiders are demoralized daily at school, until an idea for vengeance offers them a terrifying release.
Style: thought provoking, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: bullying, friendship between boys, revenge, best friend, school, best friends, teenage boy, friendship, police, tragedy, society, school shooting ...
Time: 21st century
Place: kentucky, usa
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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, father son relationship, family relations, adulthood, death of father, teenager, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, parenthood, father son estrangement, mother son relationship, gay ...
Place: eastern europe
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Liquid Truth (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Rubens is a carefree, charismatic swimming instructor who finds himself accused of displaying inappropriate affection toward one of his students by the boy's mother. Other parents and colleagues are only too eager to condemn him.
Style: suspense, psychological, tense, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: scandal, conflict, teacher, father son relationship, swimming, friendship, society, family relations, investigation, teenage protagonist, child abuse, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century
Place: brazil
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Psychobitch (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Frida is different. Self chosen different. Marius, on the other hand is the most perfect boy in class, and likes to show off. When they have to work together at school, it's the start of a turbulent and challenging relationship. Generation ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, unusual plot structure, captivating ...
Plot: school, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mother daughter relationship, manipulative girl, love triangle, passive aggressive girl, family relations, group of friends, teacher, emotional abuse, awkward situation, humiliation ...
Place: eastern europe
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The Student (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Veniamin, a teenager in the midst of a mystical crisis, has his mother, schoolmates and entire high school turned upside down by his questions. - Can girls go to their swimming classes in bikinis? - Does sex education have a place in school? - ...
Style: suspense, psychological, captivating, complex
Plot: religion, bible, teacher, violence, school, student, high school, mother son relationship, faith, anger, nudity (full frontal - brief), disabled person ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Henry Gamble's Birthday Party (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Henry Gamble's Birthday Party takes place over 24 hours at the birthday pool party of 17-year-old preacher's kid Henry Gamble. The party guests include adults and teenagers from his church, as well as Henry's "secular" ...
Style: homoerotic, psychological, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, sexy ...
Plot: lgbt, lgbt teen, gay teenager, teenage protagonist, friendship, friendship between boys, puberty, self mutilation, teenage boy, adultery, birthday party, masturbation ...
Place: chicago illinois
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Filthy (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lena is a 17-year old girl, experiencing her first love, secret night- time adventures, and magical mornings at the river in Bratislava. Her dream world is shattered after being raped by her math teacher. Lena must set out on a journey that is not ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, suspense, sincere, non-linear
Plot: teenage rape, first love, rape victim, teenage girl, suicide attempt, rape, teenage protagonist, traumatic experience, doctor, mental institution, female friendship, 17 year old ...
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Little Men (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Greece, Brazil
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jake is a quiet, sensitive middle schooler with dreams of being an artist. He meets the affably brash Tony at his grandfather's funeral, and the unlikely pair soon hit it off. The budding friendship is put at risk, however, when a rent dispute ...
Style: captivating, sincere, atmospheric, compassionate, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: landlord tenant relationship, best friend, psychotherapist, husband wife relationship, aspiring actor, friendship between boys, teacher, interracial friendship, friendship, father son relationship, theatre director, friendship between men ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
West of Sunshine (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A father has less than a day to pay back a debt to a violent loan shark, while looking after his young son.
Style: suspense, psychological, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: gambling addiction, family relations, friendship, husband wife conflict, husband wife relationship, drug deal, thief, fight, father son conflict, friend, father son relationship, drugs ...
Place: melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Family Film (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Germany, Slovenia, France, Slovakia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A couple embark on an early vacation. Left alone, their children cut loose until the boy gets caught for skipping school and things take an unexpected turn. Boasting exquisite camera work, the film is also unforgettable for its wholly original ...
Style: melancholic, poignant, suspenseful, captivating, sad ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: lost dog, family relations, shipwreck, brother sister relationship, father daughter relationship, brother brother relationship, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, family tragedy, marital crisis, sex scene ...
Place: central europe, prague
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75%
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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, unusual plot structure, suspense, contemplative
Plot: teenage boy, first love, teenager, teenage girl, teenage protagonist, cousin cousin relationship, love, youth, fall in love, romance, couples, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: ontario canada, canada, toronto ontario canada
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75%
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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, disturbing, captivating, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: friendship, girl, teenage girl, gender bending, transsexuality, student, teacher, female protagonist, father daughter relationship, school, teenage boy, small town ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Bleak Night (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 116 min.
Story: There were three friends. Someone became the assailant and someone became the victim. Another swings his fists in anger at their broken friendship. Through the director’s creation of young actors and looking into the life of high school boys, the ...
Style: non-linear, rough, suspense, disturbing, psychological
Plot: friendship, death, high school, student, violence, father, loss of son, high school student, brutality, teen suicide, korean, death of best friend ...
Place: korea
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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: suspenseful, psychological, touching, captivating, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: teenage prostitution, prostitution, teenager, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother brother relationship, teenage girl, father son relationship, family relations, emotional blackmail, following someone, mother son relationship, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Tagged: The Jonathan Wamback Story (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Tagged: The Jonathan Wamback Story is the true story of a teenage gang's attack on high school student Jonathan Wamback in Ontario, Canada. Following the attack, Jonathan falls into a coma. The movie shows the events leading up to the attack on ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, disturbing, sentimental
Plot: teenage boy, youth gang, bully, gang, coma, rehabilitation, high school student, bullying, teenage gang, brain damage, assault, teenage protagonist ...
Time: year 1999, 90s
Place: canada, ontario canada
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71%
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DonT Stop (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Prague, 1983. The communist regime, in a suffocating atmosphere ruled over by the secret police, imposes "normalization". Miki and David need some kind of motivation to carry on in the communist wasteland. They discover The Clash's ...
Plot: father son relationship, friendship between men, father son conflict, classmate classmate relationship, student, friend, husband wife relationship, friendship, musician, drug abuse, teenage girl, rebel ...
Time: year 1983, 80s
Place: prague
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71%
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Piggies (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Tomek is 14 and a good student. He's interested in astronomy and plays football to please his father. The only thing is, he lives in a poor little border town plagued by unemployment, whereas across the river lies Germany with all its relative ...
Style: suspense, captivating
Plot: male prostitution, rent boy, teenage prostitution, abused child, child protagonist, teenage protagonist, friendship between boys, boy in peril, little boy, best friend, teenage boy, troubled teen ...
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71%
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Amy George (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Thirteen-year-old Jesse wants to be an artist, but believes that his mundane middle-class Toronto life has left him unprepared. After reading a book on what it takes to be a "true-artist", he sets out looking for risk, ecstasy, wildness ...
Style: touching, unusual plot structure, psychological, contemplative
Plot: photographer, coming of age, family relations, homosexual, teenage boy, alcoholic, school, father son relationship, male female relationship, high school, peeping tom, artist ...
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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70%
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X Quinientos (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, Colombia, Mexico
Duration: 104 min.
Story: X Quinientos tells the story of Alex, David and Aurora, three people who live in opposite ends of the American continent, but who are connected due to their incapacity to accept mourning and to their need of changing in order to move on with their ...
Style: suspense, psychological, unusual plot structure, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: mexican, brother brother relationship, migration, gangsters, immigrants, teenager, criminal gang, street gang, death of father, social issues, teenage boy, teenage protagonist ...
Place: canada, colombia, montreal, the philippines, mexico ...
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70%
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: psychological, captivating, tense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: life is a bitch, teenager, teenage girl, violence, family problems, juvenile delinquency, crimes, social problems, teenage protagonist, society, teenage life, money problems
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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, unusual plot structure, suspense, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: teenage girl, tragic love, religion, cultural difference, teenage protagonist, 17 year old, female protagonist, teenage boy, teenager, couple relations, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
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69%
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The Forest (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Danila is sixteen. Katya is twice his age. He spends hours watching her from an old shed on the forest. He does not even think about trying to be with her until Danila's father shows up on Katya's doorstep in an attempt to run away from ...
Style: melancholic, psychological, realistic, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: older woman teenage boy sex, bullying, obsession, coming of age, dysfunctional family, loner, humiliation, shyness, village, school, alienation, 16 year old ...
Time: 21st century
Place: russia
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68%
Father's Affair (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Armin is in crisis. One fateful day he discovers he is infertile and has been throughout his life. From this he discovers his first wife, Monika, was unfaithful before she died. How else could she have the child that Armin thought was always his? ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, suspense, captivating, entertaining
Plot: infidelity, infertility, father son relationship, loss of wife, drunkenness, uncover truth, cheating wife, search for father, parents and children, father and son, male female relationship, family problems ...
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68%
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Call Me Helen (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Is. This. My. Son? No matter how often Tobias Wilke poses this question, there's always only one answer: Yes! Tobias, can't believe his eyes when he comes to the airport to pick up his 17-year-old son Finn – and learns that Finn is now ...
Style: tragicomedy, psychological, tense, suspense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: transsexual, father son relationship, coming out, seductive woman, awkward situation, female objectification, male objectification, lgbt, bullying, coming of age, teenager, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.9
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Bopem (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Kazakhstan
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Teenager Ruslan is a half-orphan who lives by the dried Aral Sea. When he learns that due to serious illness he has no more than 3 months to live, Ruslan decides to punish those responsible for the death of his beloved mother.
Style: psychological, tense, unusual plot structure, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: revenge, teenage boy, teenager, death of mother, loss of mother, vendetta, teenage protagonist, terminal illness, illness, punishment, parents and children, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: kazakhstan
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Umbrella (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alexander Way, a secondary school teacher with a fractured personal life, finds himself attempting to rescue a woman from a violent sexual attack. Alexander finds himself overpowered, beaten & taken to hospital. Jesiah Jarvus, a famous British ...
Style: touching, psychological, captivating, sentimental
Plot: marriage, school, family relations, violence, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, doctor, teacher, cancer, beach, brother brother relationship ...
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67%
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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, rough, unusual plot structure, suspenseful ...
Plot: abusive parent, high school, hate, helplessness, teenager, teen suicide, overweight, coming of age, racism, society, friendship, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Family (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Venezuela, Chile, Norway
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Andrés and his son Pedro live in a working district of Caracas and hardly ever see each other. While Andrés fills his time doing different jobs, Pedro wanders the streets playing with friends and learning from the violent atmosphere around him.
Style: serious, captivating, touching, unusual plot structure, psychological
Plot: family, single father, teenage son, parents and children, friendship, teenage boy, fight, friends, youth, father son relationship, death of friend, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: venezuela
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66%