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The Kids Aren't Alright (2016)
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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 direction as he tries to turn his life around and come to terms with his emotions. She's everything he ever wanted in a girl, except for the fact that she's gay.
Plot: school, youth, suicide, teenager, homosexuality, lesbian
Place: ireland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sexual films with plots about teenager, youth, school, suicide, coming of age, teenage life and high school mostly in Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Kids Aren't Alright: Pitong Dalagita (2006), Cutback (2010), Face in the Mirror (1982), The Blackmailer (1988), Kissing Candice (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Pitong Dalagita (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: When six girls and a guy all teenagers are found with their wrists slit on a high school playground, it's left to their guidance counselor to try to make sense of the mystery behind the apparent suicide pact. Told in nonlinear fashion, the ...
Style: suspense
Plot: suicide, teen romance, lesbian, love, teenager, gay, life, coming of age, school, friendship, muse, self discovery
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Cutback (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: High School senior Luke Harris (Justin Schwan) dreams of just one thing... pro surfing. With his best friend Casey (Angel Cruz) at his side, they have two goals: surf and party! But Luke's Mom (Raquel Gardner) and especially Dad (Greg Carlson) ...
Style: christian film
Plot: faith, surfing, teenager, youth, christian
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Face in the Mirror (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: The dramatic story of a group of young people’s response to a desperate teen’s cry for help.
Style: christian film
Plot: teenager, suicide, flashback, prayer, gun, hospital, christianity, christian, ambulance, suicide attempt, outcast, troubled teen ...
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The Blackmailer (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 92 min.
Plot: school, photographer, money, friend, theft, youth, teenager, teenage girl, teenage boy, father
Place: soviet union
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Kissing Candice (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Candice longs to escape the boredom of her seaside town, but when a boy she dreams about turns up in real life, she becomes involved with a dangerous local gang.
Plot: dream, gang, isolation, friendship, teenage girl, magic realism, disappearance, teenager, school, missing child, animals, youth ...
Place: ireland
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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.
Plot: teenager, party, youth, dream, coming of age, magic realism, high school friends, house party, american dream
Place: new york
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Mall Girls (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Shopping malls - today's place of creating desires. Best jewelry, clothes, shoes. Unaffordable by young girls, but they "work" to get themselves sponsors for new items.
Style: sexual, touching, realistic, serious, sexy
Plot: shopping mall, teenage prostitute, materialism, teenager, poverty, friends, kids in trouble, friendship, school, youth, teenage love, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland
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Jaime (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal, Brazil, Luxembourg
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A woman takes her young son, leaves her husband and moves in with her lover. The boy, desperate to get his parents back together, becomes convinced that if only he can get his father's stolen motorcycle back everything will be fine again, so he ...
Style: sexual, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: unemployment, school, family relations, politics, life is a bitch, street kid, coming of age, society, youth, swimming pool, suicide, drugs ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, portugal
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2:37 (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A contemporary, ensemble drama telling the complex tale of six high school students whose lives are interwoven with situations that so many of today's youth are faced with. The story takes place during a normal school day. At precisely 2:37 a ...
Style: bleak, psychological, serious, sincere, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, incest rape, brother sister incest, homosexual, incest, youth, coming out, teenage life, teenage love, social relations, high school life, rape ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, south australia, adelaide south australia
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Young Girls in Black (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Noémie and Priscilla, two teenage girls from working class backgrounds, cultivate the same violence, the same contempt of the world. They are a source of serious concern for family and friends, who sense them capable of going to extremes. Noémie ...
Style: realistic, sincere, tense, emotional, serious
Plot: urban, rebelliousness, rebellion, human nature, society, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, family problems, dysfunctional family, coming of age, youth, flutist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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So Evil, So Young (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A teenage girl is wrongfully accused of theft and is sent away to a harsh reform school.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: prison, women's prison, fugitives, gays and lesbians, criminal heroes, crimes, confined, juvenile delinquency, heist, life is a bitch, dishonesty, prison life ...
Time: 60s
Place: ireland
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Homevideo (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Shy, sensitive high school outsider Jakob Moormann is miserably lacking immaterial support at home, where his strict father, uniformed cop Claas, and selfish mother are too busy breaking up to be there for him. Jakob focuses on class dream-girl ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: school, masturbation, computers and web, down on your luck, teenage life, parents and children, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, youth, high school life, rejection, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
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Listening to Rain (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Listening to Rain is a coming of age story centered around two girls who are sexually assaulted during their senior year of high school. This unique films follows Haley and Emily as they attempt find themselves and recover from unimaginable trauma. ...
Plot: christianity, coming of age, cutting, women, bisexual, sexual assault, rape, suicide, teenager, female nudity, lesbian, girl
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Golfstrim (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 84 min.
Plot: schoolgirl, friend, blind girl, schoolboy, teenager, neighbor, youth
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Good Son (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Bonjour tristesse: Teenager Luc lives with his mother Liliane and his little brother Paul in Paris, has to cope with the fact that his mother is a prostitute and practically raise his brother alone. Luc is disillusioned. One day, little Paul wants ...
Plot: brother, son, teenager, coming of age, youth, friendship, boy, friend
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Hurt (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Plot: shooting, teenager, suicide, high school, bullying, death, depression
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34%
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Spare the Rod (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It is London in the year 1960 and John Saunders enthusiastically begins his new teaching career at a tough slum-area school. His class are bored pupils in their last term before leaving. Will he handle the grave problems that lie ahead?
Plot: school, school teacher, teenager, teacher, drinking, riot, fistfight, letter, slut, slum, blonde, smoking ...
Place: east end london
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Scrubbers (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two girls escape from an open borstal for two very different reasons; Annetta to attempt to visit her baby daughter, who is being raised in a convent; and Carol, who hopes to be recaptured and sent to a closed borstal where she knows her girlfriend ...
Style: realistic, rough, bleak, serious, suspenseful
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Country: USA
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Twice a Man (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
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Cross My Heart and Hope to Die (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: realistic, gloomy, serious
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Time: 60s, 1960s
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This Special Friendship (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A tale of the tender relationship between a twelve-year-old boy and the upperclassman who is the object of his desire. All set in the rigid atmosphere of a Jesuit-run school.
Style: sexual, touching, psychological, serious, realistic
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30%
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Fantasia (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 86 min.
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Plot: school, teenager, hospital, teenage boy, terminal illness, classroom, money problems, pregnant, leukemia
Place: china
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30%
Marcowe migdaly (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Drama directed by Radoslaw Piwowarski.
Plot: teenager, high school, youth, classmate, suicide attempt, anti semitism, party, emigration, communism
Time: 1960s
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Danmark (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 22-year-old Norge lives a careless life as a bachelor in the province. The slacker idyll meets a sudden end when 16-year-old Josephine turns up after a one-night-stand and tells him she’s pregnant
Plot: slacker, coming of age, youth, teenage girl, male nudity, female nudity, rapper, sex scene, pregnancy, abortion, pregnancy and birth
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Maryjane (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A teacher trying to break up a local drug ring is framed and arrested for possession of marijuana.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: high school, school, friendship, drug dealing, frame up, rebellion, friends, urban ghetto, power relations, drugs/alcohol, partners, misfit ...
Time: 30s
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28%
Up on High Ground (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
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Plot: suicide, fireworks, chat room, death, car accident, time travel, photograph, cell phone, teenager, hospital, teenage girl, time loop ...
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Nowhere Safe (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Nowhere to run...Nowhere to hide. After two teen girls cruelly impersonate her online in a reverse cyber bullying plot, Ashley s reputation is ruined. She and her mother, Julie (a high school teacher), are ostracized, forcing them to flee an ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
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