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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: teenager, school, suicide, youth, homosexuality, lesbian
Place: ireland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and psychological films with plots about teenager, school, suicide, youth, teenage girl, death and friendship mostly in Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Kids Aren't Alright: Pitong Dalagita (2006), Face in the Mirror (1982), Cutback (2010), The Blackmailer (1988), Listening to Rain (2012). 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: touching, serious, sincere, psychological, suspense
Plot: suicide, teen romance, friendship, love, self discovery, teenager, lesbian, school, coming of age, gay, muse, life
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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, outcast, christianity, pastor, flashback, gun, ambulance, christian, hospital, suicide attempt, depression ...
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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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73%
The Blackmailer (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 92 min.
Plot: school, teenage boy, friend, money, photographer, car accident, video camera, youth, teenage girl, father, teenager, theft
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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: coming of age, teenager, cutting, christianity, sexual assault, girl, rape, lesbian, strong female lead, cut, women, bisexual ...
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70%
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Hurt (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mandy White is a cheerleader. Dan LaCoy is a football player. Jason Dobbs is a bully. Eli Barker is an artist. Asia Borg is a foster kid. What they all have in common however, is that they are hurting. Each one deals with their own personal issues ...
Plot: high school, depression, teenager, suicide, shooting, bullying, death, student, alcohol abuse
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Fantasia (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Father got leukaemia. Mother was laid off long ago. She had to borrow money for her husband everywhere. Sister went to a night club to be a waitress secretly and soon became a “call girl”. Lin was cold-shouldered at school because of father’s ...
Plot: pregnant woman, classroom, teenage boy, school, hospital, money problems, pregnant, teenager, leukemia, terminal illness
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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6A (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 61 min.
Story: As if immersed in the situation, the viewer witnesses a distressing encounter between angry parents, a helpless teacher and three schoolgirls. It soon becomes clear that certain things are going wrong in their class. There have been complaints of ...
Plot: parent, teacher, bullying, school, crisis, doubt, mistrust, parents, teenager, school teacher, friendship
Place: eastern europe
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68%
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.
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, bleak
Plot: gang, dream, friendship, teenage girl, disappearance, teenager, isolation, stranger, escape, danger, female director, magic realism ...
Place: ireland
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Up on High Ground (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: A likable college psychology student is tested daily with his roomies, one in friendship, and the other on patience as a third wheel freeloader. A contemporary life effort in the psychological, even pathological, and pretty typical day of students ...
Plot: school, high school, student, roommate, teenager, christianity, neighbor, christian
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67%
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Boys (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This non-narrative film unveils three episodes in the psychosexual life of a neurotic man, beginning with a trip he took to the countryside over the holidays as a small boy, to visit a cousin. Later, he is shown as a high-school boy (Mads Ole ...
Style: no music
Plot: school, girl, swing, undressing, urination, children, teenage girl, boy, teenage boy, teenager, ladder, bow
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Juvenile Delinquents -- New World Order (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Broken teens trying to claim something their parents failed to provide - A Future and Purpose.
Style: dark
Plot: teenager, revenge, blood, vigilante, abuse, gang, vengeance, justice
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66%
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Il tuffo (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Physical laws and human relations. In Terni (in the center of Italy), during a hot summer, Matteo, 30-years old with a degree in physics but unemployed gives private lessons to Elsa and Giulio. The three of them soon become friends but Matteo and ...
Plot: candle, telephone, swimming, teenager, love, teaching, party, school, wedding dress, pinball, soccer, bicycle ...
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Belle da morire (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bruno is a cynical but attractive business man, owner of a strip-club. He has to replace his best dancer, Katy, after her suicide. Applicants would do anything to get this job, but only Damy, gorgeous and mysterious girl, catches his attention. What ...
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: suicide, businessman, strip club, sex, erotica, drug snorting, sexploitation, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Ramdhanu-The Rainbow (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Mitali was a worried mother. This time, once again, her 5 year old son Gogol had failed to pass the admission test in a reputed school. Mitali was determined to get her son admitted into a reputed school. Gogol loved the song of birds, the flight of ...
Plot: education, school, children, female director
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Mall Girls (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 82 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: touching, serious, realistic, sexy, tense ...
Plot: shopping mall, teenage prostitute, poverty, teenage love, love and romance, misfit, youth, lifestyle, adolescence vs adulthood, school, friendship, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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, drinking, cigarette smoking, school class, inspiration, slum, black eye, riot, fistfight, dinner, eyeglasses ...
Place: london, east end london
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65%
A Thousand Months (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Morocco, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: 1981, Morocco. A village in the Atlas mountains. A city in the distance. A child. A family facing its destiny.
Plot: oppression, village, theft, 12 year old, suicide, boy, wedding, death, countryside, teenager, teacher, chair ...
Place: morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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3 Foot Ball and Souls (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 93 min.
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Plot: suicide, fireworks, chat room, cell phone, photograph, hospital, telephone call, ball, car accident, flashback, japanese schoolgirl, depression ...
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Rock: It's Your Decision (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 52 min.
Story: The parents of a young man force him to go without rock music for thirty days, and as a result, he discovers how rock music is a tool of Satan to control people.
Style: christian film
Plot: teenager, rock music, teen angst, pastor, christian, sermon, worried mother, mother son relationship, religion
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64%
Surviving: A Family in Crisis (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Rick is a 17 year old golden boy whose father wants him to became a doctor like himself. Lonnie is a problematic 16 year old girl, who has just come out from a sanatorium after an attempted suicide. The families of both teens are very close friends. ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: suicide, friendship, teenager, impossible love, suicide pact, tragedy, shock, exam, affair, high school student, adultery, angry ...
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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 ...
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Plot: school, unemployment, family relations, street kid, coming of age, society, youth, politics, life is a bitch, supermarket, golf, construction ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Fighting Back (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Fighting Back is a 1982 Australian film about troubled teenagers.
Plot: racism, teaching, terror, teenager, police officer, revenge, school, ghetto, rage, cross cultural relations, slum, journalism ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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After Jimmy (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: This is a story of Jimmy, a high school senior, who is struggling with his school life, family pressures, future choices. When it becomes too much, Jimmy kills himself.
Plot: birthday party, funeral, cemetery, support group, group therapy, teenager, suicide, grief, church service, handgun, pistol, mourning ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Lighter Fluid (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: An experimental look into the lives of teens and young adults in a dysfunctional town.
Style: experimental
Plot: suicide, murder, abandoned house, skateboard, death, skateboarding, pregnancy, surrealism, sex, drug, drugs
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, tough heroes, false accusation, school, heist, prison life, gays and lesbians, fugitives, dishonesty, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Angel Dusted (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Cautionary anti-drug film based on a true story, made for NBC television. Drama about the effects on Jean Stapleton and Arthur Hill when their teenage son (John Putch, Stapleton's real-life son) gets spaced out on a marijuana joint laced with ...
Plot: denial, mental institution, teenager, high school, drug use, hallucination, family relations, pills, flashback, punch, blood, clinic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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After My Death (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: When a school girl disappears, suicide is suspected, and one of her classmates is suspected of having goaded her into it.
Plot: missing person, school, restaurant, lesbian kiss, tunnel, death, mother, love, toilet, mute, lesbian, sign language ...
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62%
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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: psychological, bleak, sincere, serious, contemplative ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: incest rape, high school, brother sister incest, teenage love, teenage life, social relations, youth, social misfits, society, unwanted pregnancy, homosexual, secret ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, south australia, adelaide south australia
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62%
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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: realistic, psychological, captivating, rough, semi serious ...
Plot: school, estrangement, parents and children, teenage life, youth, family problems, misfit, blackmail, public humiliation, masturbation, first love, computers and web ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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61%