Movies like Publication

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Publication (1988)
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Publication (1988)
Original name: Publikatsiya
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 89 min.
Story: class conflicts in a school class
Plot: teenager, college, breakdance, teacher student relationship, mother daughter relationship

Most similar movies to Publication

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, realistic, disturbing and psychological films with plots about teenager, mother daughter relationship, teenage girl, coming of age, college, female director and teacher student relationship mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Publication: Arresting Gena (1997), Miss Impossible (2016), R.P.M. (1970), What a Sun (1984), Golfstrim (1969). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Arresting Gena (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A directionless teenager (Aesha Waks) becomes involved with a headstrong runaway (Summer Phoenix) and her drug-dealing brother (Sam Rockwell).
Plot: irresponsible, teenage girl, teenage protagonist, teenager, coming of age, terminal illness, youth, female protagonist, sexuality, mother daughter relationship, female friendship, female director
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95%
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: sentimental, touching, sincere, suspenseful
Plot: friendship, school, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, teenager, female protagonist, father daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, teacher student relationship, best friend, classmate, classmate classmate relationship ...
Place: paris france
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81%
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R.P.M. (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: R.P.M. stands for (political) revolutions per minute. Anthony Quinn plays a liberal college professor at a west coast college during the hedy days of campus activism in the late 1960s. Radical students take over the college, the president resigns, ...
Plot: college, revolution, female nudity, sociologist, sexploitation, protest, sociology
Time: 60s
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77%
What a Sun (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Yugoslavia
Story: Veronica is a high school student studying to be a glazier, although she dreams of being a theatre actress. The only thing that she finds joy in at school is the company of her friend, Klemen and writing the script for a theatre play in her spare ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, factory, father daughter relationship, teenage girl, teenage boy, part time job, teenager, teacher student relationship
Place: slovenia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Golfstrim (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 84 min.
Plot: schoolboy, schoolgirl, youth, blind girl, friend, neighbor, teenager
Place: ussr
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71%
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The Burglar (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With a brother dedicated to punk rock stardom at any cost and a drunken father who chases skirt between robotic dancing lessons from the TV, young Senka stands as much chance of nurture as the hero of Truffaut's 400 Blows. The amazing thing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rebellious youth, alcoholic father, punk rock, generation gap, rock concert, rebellious teenager, brother brother relationship, musician, father son relationship, hallucination, teen angst, police ...
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Red and the Blue (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of a teacher and his students, set in an Italian high school.
Style: disturbing, captivating
Plot: student, teacher, teenager, adolescence, teachers and students, school, middle school, school teacher, teacher student relationship, high school teacher, high school life, female teacher ...
Place: italy
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69%
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Jinn (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Summer is a carefree teenage girl whose world is turned upside down when her mother abruptly converts to Islam and becomes a different person. At first resistant to the faith, she begins to reevaluate her identity after becoming attracted to a ...
Style: psychological, tense, unusual plot structure, captivating, contemplative
Plot: mother daughter relationship, coming of age, religious conversion, islam, desire, daughter, mother, woman, teenager, family relations, youth, faith ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Spieltrieb (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A tangled drama of cruelty and manipulation, attraction and love.
Style: psychological, disturbing, twists and turns, suspense
Plot: female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, sexual manipulation, humiliation, teacher, teenage girl, blackmailer, blackmail, teacher student relationship, high school student, adultery, high school ...
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64%
Nola and the Clones (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A homeless Irish girl encounters a series of men who appear strikingly similar to each other
Plot: homeless, prostitute, mother daughter relationship
Place: ireland
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62%
 4.9
 75
Chicas (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Pilar is a Spanish widow who has raised her three daughters in France. In love with Fernand, the manager of the building in which she lives, she organizes a lunch in her home with the intention of introducing him to the rest of the family. The ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, flashback, actress, bare breasts
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62%
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Three Days (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union, Lithuania
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In Kaliningrad two Lithuanian boys meet two Russian girls. They have difficulties in finding places where they can sleep together. But this is the only problem they do solve. All four justly feel miserable because their lives are meaningless (the ...
Plot: sex, female nudity, beach, teenager, isolation, smoking, sea, meaning of life
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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La bambola (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A man without scruples mistreats his lover and her daughter, a teenager. also in his mind a diabolical plan to force the girl into prostitution.
Style: sex comedy
Plot: prostitute, teacher student relationship, student, brothel, female nudity, prostitution
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59%
Potential Inertia (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Declan Holmes is graduating college, a hard enough time as it is, and heading out into the real world. The loss he experiences is like nothing he has ever known before. 'Potential Inertia' is the story of his journey through a very ...
Plot: love, college, graduation, loss, hopes, friendship
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58%
An Independent Life (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Russia, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This is the second installment of a three-part series of autobiographical films about the director's life. The first, which won various awards for its maker, was entitled Zamri Oumi Voskresni and was later retitled Zari, Umri, Vokresni ...
Plot: letter, teenager, male nudity, male objectification
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.8
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Arcadia Lost (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Two teenagers wander rural Greece after being stranded by a car crash. They encounter an itinerant vagabond on their travels.
Plot: mountain, stepbrother stepsister relationship, teenager, countryside
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Sadie (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: While her father is away serving in the military, Sadie battles to preserve his place on the home front when her mother takes an interest in the newest resident at the Shady Plains Trailer Park.
Plot: dysfunctional marriage, mother daughter relationship, coming of age, bullying, trailer park, female director
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57%
I'm Going to Change My Name (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Russia, Armenia, Denmark
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on the Armenian ‘Sharakan’, a nine-part song that brings us gradually closer to meaning, Maria Saakyan’s new film further develops the poetic invention apparent in her first feature, The Lighthouse. Focusing on the world of a 14-year-old ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: teenager, teenage girl, coming of age, single mother, family relations, small town life, lifestyle, teenage life, love affair, small town, love and romance, family problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Fran (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Fran, a single mother, is selflessly devoted to her children. But something is lacking in her life, and that something is the love of a man her own age. Her efforts to juggle a love life with her home life are largely unsuccessful.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, single mother, child molestation, mother son relationship, brunette, female director
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: thought provoking, realistic, serious, witty, disturbing ...
Plot: anorexia, college, starvation, family relations, prom, society, youth, fighting crime, parents and children, police station, teenage life, mental illness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york
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55%
Sins of the Mother (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shay is a young African-American college student whom is forced to take a year off from school to return to her hometown where she struggles with her anger and insecurity when she's forced to confront her alcoholic mother, Nona, whom is ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, touching ...
Plot: college, homecoming, dysfunctional family, family problems, estrangement, family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, single parent, alcohol abuse, mother daughter relationship, african american ...
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Deadly Influencer (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young woman commits murder to keep her classmates' social media careers under her thumb. After killing a popular friend, she turns her sights on a new girl, but the girl's mother suspects the truth and will fight to protect her daughter.
Style: captivating, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense
Plot: murder, teenager, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, family relations, secret identity, social problems, murderer, death threat, mystery, killings, teenage life ...
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54%
Co-ed Call Girl (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Thanks to a roommate's practical joke, bookish college student Joanna Halbert finds herself signed up with a Malibu-based escort service which promises her big money and an easy ride. Instead, she becomes entangled in a web of corruption, ...
Plot: college student, escort, shame, money problems, call girl, prostitution, pimp, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, prostitute, limousine, college
Place: california, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, semi serious ...
Plot: romance, fall in love, couples, friendship, friends, youth, college, coming of age, age difference, looking for love, teenager, love and romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Pain of Love (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young woman who falls in love with her teacher is hit by heartache and challenges she is not prepared for and struggles to escape her dark frame of mind.
Plot: mental illness, teacher student relationship, suicide attempt, parenthood, tv host, guilt, love, flirting, mother daughter relationship, teacher, father daughter relationship, crush ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Unpolished (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stevie, a precocious 14-year-old girl must cope with the instabilities of her immoderate parents. When they decide to move to a small provincial town in Germany, Stevie attempts to slip into a normal life. Whilst her parents playfully escape their ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, captivating
Plot: dysfunctional family, generation gap, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, parent child relationship, moving, teenage sexuality, coming of age, cheating wife, debt, drug dealer, drugs ...
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53%
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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, thought provoking, realistic, complex
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, family problems, family relations, parents and children, social relations, society, justice, mother daughter relationship, bittersweet, estrangement, life philosophy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Ben & Sam (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A college heartthrob meets a college newbie - a challenge, a tension, a discovery, and a love that will change everything between them.
Plot: college, gay, male homosexuality, male objectification, gay slur, gay interest, homosexuality, gay lead character, college student, gay relationship, dressing room
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Class of '44 (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sequel to "Summer of '42" reunites Hermie, Oscy and Benjie as they graduate from high school. Benjie departs shortly to war while Hermie and Oscy go on to college and experience fraternity hazings, cheating on exams, sex scandals and ...
Plot: autobiography, coming of age, college, world war two, streetcar
Time: 1940s
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52%
My Heart Leaps Up (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 94 min.
Story: While working on clipart with her schoolmates, 17-year-old Beijing high school student Liu Weiwei develops a crush on her art teacher.
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: teenage love, teacher student relationship, relationships, forbidden love, in love, couple relations, male teacher female student affair, love affair, teenage life, fall in love, teenager, love and romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%