Movies like Heaven Will Wait

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Heaven Will Wait
Original name: Le ciel attendra
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Mélanie, 16 years old, lives with her mother. She likes going to school, her friends, playing the cello, and she wants to change the world. But when she meets a boy on the Internet and falls in love with him, her world changes as she is gradually recruited by Daesh. Sonia is 17 years old, and she almost did something irrevocable to “guarantee” her family a place in paradise. These teenage girls might be called Anaïs, Manon or Leila, and one day they all might go some way down the recruitment process. But can they ever come back from it?
Plot: propaganda, indoctrination, religion, bank note, cotton candy, jihad, cello, praying, brainwashing, little sister, islam, text messaging, telephone conversation, texting, doll, 17 year old, laptop, old woman, classroom, cemetery, hospital, sister sister relationship, teenager, teenage girl, cell phone ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france

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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 teenage girl, female nudity, teenager, school, bare breasts, classroom and cigarette smoking mostly in Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Heaven Will Wait: Once in a Lifetime (2014), What Will People Say (2017), Twisting Fate (2016), Amin (2018), My Golden Days (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Once in a Lifetime
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Based on a true story. In Léon Blum high school in Créteil (France), a history teacher decides to have her weakest 10th grade class take a national history competition. This will change them.
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What Will People Say
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Germany, Sweden, France, Denmark
Duration: 106 min.
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Twisting Fate
Genre: Drama
Country: France, South Africa
Duration: 107 min.
Story: 17-year-old Claire spends her vacation in South Africa with her family, when a tragic accident takes the lives of her parents and younger brother. By a stroke of luck, Claire survives, but finds herself alone, far from home in a country where ...
Plot: fake passport, teenage runaway, internet cafe, french girl, runaway teen, teen smoking, missing girl, blog, watching a video, loss of parents, cutting hair, runaway ...
Place: south africa
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Amin
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Amin has come from Senegal to work in France, leaving behind his wife Aïcha, and their three children. He leads a solitary life in France, where the only space he occupies is his home and the building sites on which he works. Most of his earnings ...
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    User:   67%
 
My Golden Days
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Paul is preparing to leave Tajikistan, while thinking back on his adolescent years. His childhood, his mother's madness, the parties, the trip to the USSR where he lost his virginity, the friend who betrayed him and the love of his life.
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De toutes mes forces
Genre: Drama
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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 ...
Plot: studying, abortion, social worker, suicide attempt, pregnant, loss of mother, troubled teen, unplanned pregnancy, cancer, death of mother, classroom, cemetery ...
Place: paris france
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The Nerd's Confession
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 ...
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Circumstance
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA, Iran
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A wealthy Iranian family struggles to contain a teenager's growing sexual rebellion and her brother's dangerous obsession
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 5.9
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The Plague
Genre: Drama
Country: France, UK, Argentina
Duration: 122 min.
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The Innocents
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The lines between love, sex, and politics become hopelessly blurred in this French drama.
Plot: hotel owner, nude beach, short haired female, crying, airport, beach, swimming, hotel, shot to death, sister sister relationship, sexuality, haircut ...
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Hounded
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: sexual, serious, touching, realistic, psychological
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    User:   47%
 
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Corpo celeste
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Switzerland, France
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The Disintegration
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Three young men meet Djamel (Yassine Azzouz), a charismatic manipulator, who turns the three friends against society.
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, rough
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Cold Water
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
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Savage Grace
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Orphan
Genre: Drama
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Glory
Genre: Drama
Country: Bulgaria, Greece
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When Tsanko Petrov, a railroad worker, finds millions of lev on the train tracks, he decides to turn the entire amount over to the police. Grateful, the state rewards him with a new wristwatch… which soon stops working. Meanwhile, Julia Staikova, ...
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Ellen
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 72 min.
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The New Girlfriend
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Country: France
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
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April's Daughter
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Valeria is 17 and pregnant. She lives in Puerto Vallarta with Clara, her half sister. Valeria has not wanted her long-absent mother, April, to find out about her pregnancy, but due to the economic strain and the overwhelming responsibility of having ...
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Girlhood
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Oppressed by her family setting, dead-end school prospects and the boys law in the neighborhood, Marieme starts a new life after meeting a group of three free-spirited girls. She changes her name, her dress code, and quits school to be accepted in ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
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Crossing Over
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Immigrants from around the world enter Los Angeles every day, with hopeful visions of a better life, but little notion of what that life may cost. Their desperate scenarios test the humanity of immigration enforcement officers. In Crossing Over, ...
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    User:   30%
 
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The Prude
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Pierre is the artistic director of a theater, and when his daughter Manon lets him know that she is coming to see him after a year's absence, Pierre decides to prepare for the meeting. He goes to the theater with his girlfriend Ariane and has ...
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The Evening Dress
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Like many of her classmates, 12 year old tomboy Juliette has a crush on Mrs. Solenska, a teacher distinguished by stylish attire and an uninhibited, provocative classroom demeanor. Juliette's fascination turns into all-consuming obsession, ...
Plot: lesbian interest, teenage girl, white panties, panties, lesbian, teenage love, coming of age, suicide attempt, supermarket, brotherhood, tomboy, junior high school ...
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    User:   29%
 
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The Master
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Freddie, a volatile, heavy-drinking veteran who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, finds some semblance of a family when he stumbles onto the ship of Lancaster Dodd, the charismatic leader of a new "religion" he forms after World ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, intellectual, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: cult, insanity, drifter, right hand man, greed, cause and meaning, storytelling, manipulation, drugs/alcohol, nudity (full frontal - brief), character study, religion ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: usa, california, pennsylvania, alabama, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   28%
 
 6.6
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A Simple Heart
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Unable to forget her first love, Félicité, a simple and kind maid, devotes herself completely to her new master, Mathilde Aubain. As the passing of time doesn't heal her wounds, she gives love to all those who surround her: Mathilde's ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: master and servant, introspection, family life, family relations, power relations, friends, friendship, social differences, unfulfilled love, hopes, society, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   26%
 
Love Like Poison
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Anna, a young teenager, comes home from her Catholic boarding school for the holidays and discovers her father has left. Her mother is devastated and confined in the company of the local priest, who is also a childhood friend. Anna clings to her ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, psychological
Plot: coming of age, self discovery, village, teenage love, dysfunctional family, teenage life, religions or cults, faith, youth, family problems, family relations, clergy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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Boy A
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Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
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