Movies like Linked

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Linked
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: A troubled young man battles his inner demons as he seeks redemption and a second chance in his life.
Plot: domestic violence, drug addiction, suicide, good versus evil, child abuse

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and bleak films with plots about suicide, child abuse, domestic violence, life is a bitch, drug addiction, dysfunctional family and society mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like Linked: Twist (2003), Magnolia (1999), Miss Violence (2013), Solomon Grundy (2012), Manic (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Twist
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a gritty retelling of the Dickens's classic, Twist takes Oliver and the Artful Dodger out of the poorhouse and onto the streets, where junk is the currency and hustling is the game.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: sexual relations, kids in trouble, crimes, love and romance, society, youth, couples, life is a bitch, drug abuse, gays and lesbians, juvenile delinquency, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, quebec
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System:   95%
    User:   94%
 
 8.0
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Magnolia
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 188 min.
Story: An epic mosaic of many interrelated characters in search of happiness, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.
Style: talky, bleak, clever, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: redemption, dysfunctional family, depression, guilt, death, adultery, addiction, supportive spouse, urban, multiple storylines, loneliness, storytelling ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1960s, 1950s, 1910s
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System:   64%
    User:   57%
 
Miss Violence
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On the day of her birthday, eleven-year-old Angeliki jumps off the balcony and falls to her death with a smile on her face. While the police and Social Services try to discover the reason for this apparent suicide, Angeliki's family keep ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, sincere, captivating
Plot: investigation, family in crisis, family problems, family relations, parents and children, suicide, death in the family, dysfunctional family, kids in trouble, dishonesty, society, secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   56%
 
Solomon Grundy
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: 8-year-old Jimmy finds comfort and protection in the form of his imaginary friend, Solomon Grundy. Upon reaching adulthood, Jimmy finds that his invisible friend has not gone away.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: violence, betrayal, child abuse, strangulation, neo noir, absurdism, musical number, suicide, good versus evil, imaginary friend, jealousy, self mutilation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   51%
 
 7.4
 9K
Manic
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lyle is filled with rage. After badly beating a classmate during a schoolyard fight, Lyle is committed to a juvenile mental institution in lieu of criminal prosecution. Inside the hospital, Lyle encounters a group of adolescents struggling with a ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, psychological, talky, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, depression, coming of age, addiction, mental institution, teenager, adolescence, violent, mentor, sexual abuse, bullying, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, new jersey
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System:   47%
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The Secret Life of Bees
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Set in South Carolina in 1964, this is the tale of Lily Owens a 14 year-old girl who is haunted by the memory of her late mother. To escape her lonely life and troubled relationship with her father, Lily flees with Rosaleen, her caregiver and only ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, small town, racism, runaway, dysfunctional family, guilt, single father, family bonds, women, teaching the ways of the world, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   38%
 
Desperate Lives
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A brother and sister get caught up in the drug scene in their local high school, with tragic results.
Plot: high school, teenage boy, death, suicide, teenage girl, propaganda, car accident, drugs, drug dealing, teacher student relationship, jumping through a window, high school student ...
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System:   41%
    User:   42%
 
 5.1
 108
Death Drug
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A young man in Los Angeles dreams of striking it big as a singer in the music business. One day he gets signed to a big record contract, but along with the fame and money he develops an addiction to the drug PCP.
Plot: scholarship, stoned, tennis racket, climbing, roller skating, hallucination, paranoia, anger, drug use, news report, drugs, domestic violence ...
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System:   40%
    User:   36%
 
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The Chosen Ones
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the late 70s, young Petra Grust begins teaching at the progressive Odenwald School. She is flattered by the trust placed in her by its widely respected headmaster Simon Pistorius. But gradually certain incidents at the boarding school begin to ...
Plot: child abuse, boy, suicide, kiss, overalls, boarding school, whistleblower, gay
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   36%
 
 7.8
 248
Care
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man struggles to piece together his life after suffering years of abuse in a children's home - a personal battle made doubly difficult by crusading reporters determined to expose the scandal.
Plot: child abuse, childhood flashback, black british, children's home, media, tv interview, farmhouse, suicide by hanging, british, bully, motorcycle, anal sex ...
Place: manchester england, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   40%
 
 4.3
 718
Ecstasy
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: ECSTASY is a contemporary and relevant film about how drugs transcend all borders of society and affect every facet of our lives. But when it leaves it takes away your soul. A new party drug arrives on the rave scene in a college town and is ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: college, drug abuse, life is a bitch, single parent, parents and children, cliff, depression, catholic, cocaine, sex, musician, university ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   44%
 
Wife of an Important Man
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story of the rise and fall of an Egyptian police officer, during the regime of President Anwar El Sadat.
Plot: husband wife relationship, university, gambling, journalist, suicide, politics, neighbor, arrest, miscarriage, domestic violence, cinema, terror ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   41%
 
 6.2
 130
Roula
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Troubled Roula finds herself drawn to Leon, an author of children's books who has suffered an enormous emotional and creative blockage ever since his wife died in a motorcycle accident two years before. Leon has only his 12-year-old daughter ...
Plot: suicide, bare breasts, female nudity, father daughter relationship, girl, child abuse, undressing, male nudity, holiday, beach, incest, sea ...
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   36%
 
 6.7
 112
Our Father...
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A film by Veikko Aaltonen
Plot: secret, father son relationship, funeral, death, fire, childhood trauma, child abuse, suicide, dementia, horse, sauna, homecoming ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   32%
 
 6.1
 1K
90 Minutes
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Director Eva Sørhaug (Cold Lunch) reveals the rage and violence lurking beneath seemingly tranquil domesticity in her bold and uncompromising sophomore feature.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: violence spree, under the surface, deadly, domestic disturbance, crimes, danger, family problems, family relations, breaking point, marital rape, breast feeding, domestic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   34%
 
The Poker House
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Agnes and her two sisters struggle through a day in a home overrun by gamblers, thieves, and johns.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, emotional, rough
Plot: drug abuse, coming of age, siblings relations, small town, down on your luck, rape, family in crisis, teenage life, life is a bitch, youth, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   44%
 
Nobody's Daughter
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An orphan girl suffers abuse from her adoptive parents.
Plot: orphan, brutality, exploitation, rape, love, suicide, torture, beating, poison, child abuse, fire, adoption ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   43%
 
 6.8
 846
My Mother
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A child being scolded rescued by her teacher after falsifying her death
Plot: child abuse, school, secret, mother, daughter, domestic violence, pregnancy, new identity, husband wife relationship, teacher, police, mother daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   37%
 
 6.5
 583
Vegas
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 110 min.
Story: You don't choose your family. You choose your friends. Vegas is the story of Thomas, Marianne and Terje - three teenagers with nowhere to go.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: youth, social misfits, unlikely partners, young heroes, down on your luck, life is a bitch, coming of age, misfit, friendship, obsessive quest, siblings relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   29%
 
Memoirs of a Sinner
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Based on an 18th Century novel by James Hogg. Tells the story of a young man whose memories, recounted after death, are supposed to be a series of wrong moral choices ending up with him killing himself.
Plot: living dead, storm, dagger, mirror, duel, musket, afterlife, christianity, childbirth, village, sword fight, memory loss ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   33%
 
Something Is Killing Tate
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Days before his birthday and weeks before his wedding, Tate Bradley, a twenty-five year old, African-American man attempts to commit suicide. He survives the ordeal, but from his actions, it is obvious that "Something is Killing Tate." The ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, psychological ...
Plot: interracial relations, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, hopes, suicide, african american, life is a bitch, society, incest, dysfunctional family, relationship problems, childhood trauma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   39%
 
 6.5
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Paris Trout
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Paris Trout is a vile Southern bigot. He owns a store and is a loanshark. He often sues people, and so his lawyer, Harry Seagraves, eventually meets Paris' wife Hannah. A former schoolteacher, she made the mistake of her life when she married ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, biting, emotional ...
Plot: courtroom drama, murder, racism, small town, deadly, legal, society, domestic disturbance, small town life, injustice, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   34%
 
 7.2
 36K
Narc
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An undercover narc dies, the investigation stalls, so the Detroit P.D. brings back Nick Tellis, fired 18-months ago when a stray bullet hits a pregnant woman. Tellis teams with Henry Oak, a friend of the dead narc and an aggressive cop constantly ...
Style: bleak, realistic, tense, cynical, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, police corruption, police investigation, murder, investigation, undercover cop, police, brutality, violence, chase, drug addiction, drugs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   38%
 
 6.8
 993
Augusta, Gone
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Martha is a businesswoman and divorced mother of two children - Augusta and Jack. However, when docile Augusta becomes a teenager, feelings of anger and self-hate cause her personality to undergo a scary transformation, and Martha realizes that this ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: single parent, school, rehabilitation, wilderness, rise and fall, adoption, alcohol abuse, dysfunctional family, relationship vs career, teenage life, kids in trouble, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   30%
 
 8.0
 2K
Bad Girls
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bad Girls is a British television drama series that was broadcast on ITV from 1 June 1999 to 20 December 2006 and starred Simone Lahbib, Mandana Jones, Debra Stephenson, Linda Henry, Jack Ellis and many more throughout the eight-year run. The series ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: best friends, crime, urban ghetto, prison, innocence lost, sexual abuse, prison life, false accusation, social decay, urban ghetto life, criminal heroes, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   40%
 
 7.0
 2K
Jerichow
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Turkish diaspora in Germany proves the catalyst for this noir-flavored drama concerning the unlikely friendship between a veteran of the Afghan-Soviet war and a middle-aged Turk in need of a helping hand.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, tense, touching ...
Plot: love triangle, immigrants, couple relations, couples, power relations, social misfits, infidelity, boss and employee, dangerous attraction, forbidden love, looking for love, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   28%
 
 5.3
 132
Maryjane
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: serious, realistic
Plot: high school, drugs/alcohol, dedicated educator, school, teachers and students, drug abuse, urban ghetto, frame up, high school life, rebellion, drug dealing, society ...
Time: 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   38%
 
 3.8
 125
Paper Boys
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A ragtag bunch of teenage door to door salesmen wreak havoc and spread the news of their coming of age in this summer before they begin their college lives. It centers around Sean, a sexually confused and drug afflicted teen who just can't seem ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: repressed homosexual, closeted homosexual, homosexual, quitting a job, coming of age, depression, drug addiction, dysfunctional family, high school, hanging, lava lamp, drug dealer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   32%
 
Purgatory House
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An inside glimpse of how it feels to be a teen in today's disconnected world. PURGATORY HOUSE chronicles the after-life journey of Silver Strand: a lonely teen who abandons her life of turmoil and drug addiction, only to find herself caught ...
Style: serious, gothic, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: addiction, teenage life, kids in trouble, coming of age, hopes, society, youth, family relations, drug abuse, life is a bitch, misfit, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   38%
 
 4.8
 9K
About Cherry
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A drama centered on a troubled young woman who moves to San Francisco, where she gets involved in pornography and aligns herself with a cocaine-addicted lawyer.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, sexual, thought provoking
Plot: innocence lost, drugs/alcohol, life is a bitch, best friends, dysfunctional family, drug abuse, pornography, woman in danger, gender, friends, society, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   31%
 
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