Movies like Teenage Kicks

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Teenage Kicks (2016)
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Teenage Kicks (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Miklós is at the age when everything feels high-stakes. He is coming to terms with his own sexuality, and when his best friend Dan reveals that he has a new girlfriend, this puts an end to their plans to run away together.
Plot: friendship, jealousy, coming of age, drug abuse, loss, sexual awakening, sex, grief, cannabis, runaway, grieving, brother brother relationship, sexuality, gay, rape, coming out, schoolboy, gay teenager, girlfriend, love triangle, unrequited love, homosexual, masturbation, brother, bisexual ...
Place: australia, sydney australia

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Most similar movies to Teenage Kicks

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films with plots about male nudity, coming of age, friendship, gay, youth, male objectification and masturbation mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Teenage Kicks: The Flavor of Corn (1986), Center of My World (2016), 2:37 (2006), The Night of the Wolf (2014), Wild Reeds (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Flavor of Corn (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lorenzo, a handsome first-year professor in an isolated Italian village, falls under the spell of his most beguiling pupil, a dark-haired, starry-eyed 12-year-old named Duilio. As Lorenzo's relationship with his heartless girlfriend ...
Plot: gay, homosexuality, homoeroticism, lgbt, cancer, male masturbation, bisexuality, grandmother, male male kiss, gay kiss, sexual tension, love letter ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Center of My World (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A strange family: 17-year-old Phil lives with his mother and twin sister in an old mansion on the outskirts of town. When he returns from summer camp, the mood in the mansion has soured somehow. Phil doesn’t worry about it, hanging out with his ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, lgbt, gay protagonist, gay son, gay lead character, coming of age, gay kiss, male objectification, infatuation, gay sex, first love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 7K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Night of the Wolf (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A mythical journey of the customs of homosexuality.
Plot: male masturbation, homoeroticism, male male kiss, barefoot male, male objectification, homoerotic, urine, homosexual, tank top, male nudity, masturbation, gay protagonist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 7.4
 5K
Wild Reeds (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As the Algerian War draws to a close, a teenager with a girlfriend starts feeling homosexual urges for two of his classmates: a country boy, and a French-Algerian intellectual.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, gloomy, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, coming of age, gay, gay teenager, love triangle, friendship, politics, boarding school, gays and lesbians, gay sex, french, homosexuality ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe, algeria, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
And Your Mother Too! (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In Mexico, two teenage boys and an attractive older woman embark on a road trip and learn a thing or two about life, friendship, sex, and each other.
Style: sexy, erotic, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sexuality, older woman younger man relationship, age difference, hot and sexy, masturbation, coming of age, road trip, sexual relations, strong sexual content, self discovery, sexual activity, looking for sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.0
 263
Jesus (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, France, Germany, Greece, Colombia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 18-year-old Jesús lives with his stern, somewhat unaffectionate father in Santiago, Chile. When not doing drugs, having casual sex or simply slouching in front of the TV, Jesús and his friends perform in a K-pop boyband. But his routine is thrown ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, violence, pubic hair, hand job, forest, night, erection, male objectification, coma, homoerotic, mooning ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Don't Tell Anyone (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Peru, Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the alleged autobiography of gay peruvian talk show host Jaime Bailey. Joaquin, a young man from the high class of Lima, deals with problems concerning his sexual identity as a child, then as a teenager pressured by his macho snobbish ...
Style: sentimental, touching, clever, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: college, drug abuse, coming of age, coming out, cocaine, love and romance, parents and children, gays and lesbians, couple relations, romance, family life, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, miami, florida, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Sexual Tension: Volatile (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, USA, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Have you ever met someone who made your body heat up, get a little nervous and sweaty, and made your crotch stir a bit? Sexual Tension: Volatile will reignite those lustful feelings as it weaves six scintillating experiences of men in various stages ...
Style: touching, erotic, captivating
Plot: gay, sexual tension, homoeroticism, friendship, friendship between men, lust, intimacy, sexual desire, gay crush, sexual attraction, flirting, erotica ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Reinventing Marvin (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young gay man determined to reinvent his life leaves everything behind on his quest for self-realization.
Plot: gay, gay teenager, gay lead character, lgbt, train station, gay couple, classroom, homosexuality, lipstick, bus, sex scene, gay kiss ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
 4K
Head On (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Nineteen-year-old Ari confronts both his sexuality and his Greek family. Ari despises his once-beloved parents, former radical activists, for having entombed themselves in insular tradition. Ari is obsessed with gay sex, although he does make an ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, serious, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, drug abuse, coming out, friendship, racism, unemployment, bisexuality, coming of age, family life, couples, friends, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: melbourne, australia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
My Own Private Idaho (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In this loose adaptation of Shakespeare's "Henry IV," Mike Waters is a gay hustler afflicted with narcolepsy. Scott Favor is the rebellious son of a mayor. Together, the two travel from Portland, Oregon to Idaho and finally to the ...
Style: surreal, road movie, touching, serious, captivating ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, gay, homosexuality, homosexual, friendship, prostitution, gay sex, male friendship, alienation, father son relationship, poverty, unrequited love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: idaho, usa, seattle, rome italy, seattle washington ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.3
 40
Welcome Home (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This is the story of two childhood friends - Lucas (a 16-year-old high-schooler) and Bert (a mechanic’s apprentice) - who flee the suffocating fish bowl that their killjoy families’ lives have become. Lucas, still quite immature, finds a “big ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teenage boy, male nudity, youth, friendship between boys, childhood friend, pubic hair
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.4
 135
Crossway (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 53 min.
Story: A very interesting thriller about the coming of age of a troubled young man searching his place in this world. Teenage boy Jonathan (Fabien de Marchi) is having a hard time living with his father and stepmother. On a whim, he steals some money and ...
Plot: foursome, friendship between boys, barefoot male, best friend, topless woman, dysfunctional family, gay kiss, passion, sex scene, homoerotic, male objectification, forgiveness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Devil's Playground (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A powerful drama relating the intimate aspect of teenage boys and their priest/educators behind the walls of a religious institution where rigid discipline backfires natural feelings are deemed unnatural acts and human lives are controlled in the ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious
Plot: boarding school, coming of age, celibacy, school, catholic school, altar boy, teachers and students, siblings relations, teenage life, life is a bitch, hopes, youth ...
Time: 70s, 1950s
Place: melbourne, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.3
 2K
Shank (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Teenage gang member Cal, hides his sexuality from his fellow gang members despite their often violent dislike of anyone that isn't the same as them, be they unsuspecting shoppers, foreign students, gays, etc. When his world collides with ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: gay, gay teenager, gay love, gang, coming out, crimes, life is a bitch, gangsters, gays and lesbians, love and romance, coming of age, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.2
 722
Tomcat (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Andreas and Stefan lead a happy and passionate life: Together with their beloved tomcat Moses, they live in a beautiful old house in Vienna's vineyards. They work as a musician and as a scheduler in the same orchestra and they love their large ...
Plot: gay, cat, gay relationship, gay marriage, animal lover, lgbt, homosexuality, homoeroticism, gay sex, blow job, male male kiss, orchestra ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.4
 3K
Vive L'Amour (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Three lonely young denizens of Taipei unknowingly share an apartment: Mei, a real estate agent who uses it for her sexual affairs; Ah-jung, her current lover; and Hsiao-ang, who's stolen the key and uses the apartment as a retreat.
Style: serious, erotic, meditative, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, love and romance, couples, human nature, nothing goes right, unfulfillment, sex, jealousy, character study, multiple storylines, art ...
Time: 90s
Place: taiwan, asia, taipei, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Mysterious Skin (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A teenage hustler and a young man obsessed with alien abductions cross paths, together discovering a horrible, liberating truth.
Style: psychological, disturbing, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: child abuse, homosexual, pedophilia, sexual abuse, child molestation, male rape, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, life is a bitch, teenage life, man boy relationship, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1981, year 1991, year 1987 ...
Place: usa, kansas, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.6
 197
2 Friends (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Two girls, at 15; Louise, in a prestigious girls' high school, and Kelly, who was admitted but forbidden by her father to attend. This is the end of their friendship, and from here the film progresses in a backwards time line to a final freeze ...
Style: surreal, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: friendship, road not taken, coming of age, lifestyle, human nature, couples, college, school, love and romance, parents and children, high school, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.3
 336
Pals (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The plot follows the misadventures of two young friends who are forced into street hustling and ever-expanding life of crime when one impregnates the sister of the other and they need to get the money to pay for her to have an abortion.
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, serious
Plot: friendship, juvenile delinquent, life is a bitch, society, gender, social decay, teenage life, social misfits, juvenile delinquency, best friends, youth, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Me Without You (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: During a long, hot summer in seventies London, young neighbors Holly and Marina make a childhood pact to be friends forever. For Marina, troubled, fiercely independent, determined to try everything, Holly stays the only constant in a life of ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, female friendship, teenage life, youth, human nature, family relations, power relations, couple relations, siblings relations, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, brighton, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.6
 4K
Crazy (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Benjamin is a 16 year old half-side spastic with lousy grades in math, who switches to a boarding school to reach grammar school. Acclimatization to the new environment is difficult in the first place and he has to struggle with the various problems ...
Style: gloomy, touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, puberty, boarding school, coming of age, masturbation, youth, friends, innocence lost, first sex, teenage love, teenage life, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, germany, bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Even Lovers Get the Blues (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the sudden death of one of them a group of friends grieves trough sexual encounters.
Plot: lgbt, romance, bisexuality, male nudity, dancing, sex scene, gay, gay kiss, erection, anal sex, condom, barefoot male ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.0
 76
Moving Out (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Coming-of-age story about an Italian-Australian teenager making his way in the world.
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: coming of age, culture clash, youth, misfit, society, suburbs, immigrants, teenage life, life turned upside down, family relations, teen angst, police ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Dogs in Space (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The place is Melbourne, Australia 1978. The punk phenomenon is sweeping the country and Dogs In Space, a punk group, are part of it. In a squat, in a dodgy suburb, live a ragtag collection of outcasts and don't-wanna-be's who survive on a ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: punk, drug abuse, ambition, coming of age, friends, friendship, rock, music band, gang, addiction, satellite, drug dealing ...
Time: 70s, 60s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Boys Life: Three Stories of Love, Lust, and Liberation (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Each of the three short films in this collection presents a young gay man at the threshold of adulthood. In "Pool Days," Justin is a 17-year old Bethesda lad, hired as the evening life guard at a fitness center. In the course of the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: coming of age, gay, coming out, youth, college, self discovery, teenage love, gender, teenage life, love and romance, gays and lesbians, sexuality ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: campus, usa, new york, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.9
 1K
The Turning (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Seventeen talented Australian directors from diverse artistic disciplines each create a chapter of the hauntingly beautiful novel by multi award-winning author Tim Winton. The linking and overlapping stories explore the extraordinary turning points ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, sincere, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: family life, dishonesty, postmodernism, family problems, small town, social relations, friends, family relations, coming of age, youth, unfulfillment, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Beauty and the Beast (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Mette and her father are left alone over the Christmas holidays to paint the new nursery the father ends up alone most of the time. The 16-year-old Mette is always off with her friends at the disco or skating, and the father does not mind until ...
Plot: coming of age, jealousy, teenage girl, father daughter relationship, friends, drunkenness, following someone, sexual awakening, photo shoot, danish, disco, bare breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.3
 1K
Tan Lines (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Cute teen Midget Hollow wanders through life riding big waves and partying with surfer boys. When Midget's best friend's gay brother Cass arrives on the scene, the two quickly dive head first into a clandestine sea of sexual awakening.
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, offbeat, sexual ...
Plot: surfing, coming of age, coming out, brother, ocean, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, gender, self discovery, teenage love, small town, ocean or sea ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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