Movies like Teenage Kicks

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Teenage Kicks
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: coming of age, jealousy, friendship, sexuality, cannabis, brother brother relationship, grieving, sexual awakening, runaway, loss, drug abuse, grief, sex, male rape, gay crush, homosexual, gay, male nudity, accidental death, love triangle, guilt, gay protagonist, migrant, family life, closeted gay ...
Place: australia, sydney australia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, melancholic and talky films with plots about friendship, male nudity, coming of age, sexuality, youth, storytelling and sex mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Teenage Kicks: The Flavor of Corn (1986), 2:37 (2006), My Own Private Idaho (1991), The Ice Storm (1997), Twist (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Flavor of Corn
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: homoeroticism, homosexuality, lgbt, barefoot male, gay teenager, coming out, teacher student relationship, male objectification, first love, bisexual, holding hands, homoerotic ...
Place: italy
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System:   95%
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 6.9
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2:37
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: serious, bleak, realistic, sincere, psychological
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, pregnancy, social misfits, high school life, suicide, teenage life, coming of age, rape, student, school, teenager, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, adelaide south australia, south australia
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My Own Private Idaho
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, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, prostitution, gay, shakespeare, sexuality, pornography, coming of age, homosexuality, on the road, dysfunctional family, drugs/alcohol, drinking ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: idaho, usa, seattle, france, seattle washington ...
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    User:   60%
 
 7.5
 50K
The Ice Storm
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the weekend after thanksgiving 1973 the Hoods are skidding out of control. Benjamin Hood reels from drink to drink, trying not to think about his trouble at the office. His wife, Elena, is reading self help books and losing patience with her ...
Style: bleak, sexual, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, coming of age, innocence lost, infidelity, adolescence, parenthood, guilt, adultery, sexuality, drinking, existentialism, thanksgiving ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1973
Place: connecticut, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   79%
 
 5.9
 1K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   71%
 
The Devil's Playground
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: serious, tense, realistic
Plot: coming of age, boarding school, college, school, clergy, gays and lesbians, teachers and students, boarding school life, college life, catholic school, teenage life, working class ...
Time: 70s, 1950s
Place: melbourne, australia
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Dark Blue Almost Black
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jorge is a young man whose plans for the future are put on hold when his father has a stroke. For seven years, he diligently nurses his father and works as a janitor while studying part time to get a business degree.When Natalia, his childhood ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, dramatic, melancholic ...
Plot: prison, violence, couple relations, mentor, runaway, childhood, relationships, coming of age, loneliness, friendship, dysfunctional family, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, israel, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   52%
 
 7.0
 66K
Kids
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A controversial portrayal of teens in New York City which exposes a deeply disturbing world of sex and substance abuse. The film focuses on a sexually reckless, freckle-faced boy named Telly, whose goal is to have sex with as many different girls as ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, realistic, serious, sexual ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: virginity, aids, innocence lost, coming of age, drugs, sex, weed, drug abuse, teenager, violence, marijuana, male nudity ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   63%
 
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Wild Reeds
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, sexual, reflective, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, gay, boarding school, friendship, french, homosexuality, teenager, virginity, sexuality, love triangle, adolescence, teacher ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, algeria, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   46%
 
 5.9
 27K
Ken Park
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Netherlands, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ken Park focuses on several teenagers and their tormented home lives. Shawn seems to be the most conventional. Tate is brimming with psychotic rage; Claude is habitually harassed by his brutish father and coddled, rather uncomfortably, by his ...
Style: disturbing, sexual, serious, erotic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sex, teenager, dysfunctional family, incest, male nudity, coming of age, child abuse, violence, suicide, realism, pornography, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   51%
 
Sexual Dependency
Genre: Drama
Country: Bolivia, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A poor girl, a rich stud, a university student and a model -- nothing in common, except the desire to experience true intimacy. Their stories unfold and overlap as each becomes victim to their own sexual dependencies, self-perceptions and illusions. ...
Style: serious, sexual, erotic, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, college, gays and lesbians, high school, prostitute, suburbs, university, human nature, innocence lost, sexual abuse, sexual relations, gender ...
Time: contemporary
Place: bolivia, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   52%
 
The Last Picture Show
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The coming of age of a youth named Sonny in a small Texas town in the 1950s.
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, reflective, bleak ...
Plot: innocence lost, coming of age, small town, friendship, mentor, high school, depression, teenager, virginity, death, graduation, loneliness ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: texas, usa, california, mexico, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   45%
 
Carnal Knowledge
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The concurrent sexual lives of best friends Jonathan and Sandy are presented, those lives which are affected by the sexual mores of the time and their own temperament, especially in relation to the respective women who end up in their lives.
Style: talky, sexual, cynical, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: college, friendship, romance, coming of age, sex, friends, depression, fall in love, relationships, male nudity, women, sexuality ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 1960s ...
Place: asia, usa, vietnam, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   56%
 
Echo Park, L.A.
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As Magdalena's 15th birthday approaches, her simple, blissful life is complicated by the discovery that she's pregnant. Kicked out of her house, she finds a new family with her great-granduncle and gay cousin.
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, sentimental, compassionate ...
Plot: coming of age, pregnancy, culture clash, gay, religion, teenager, virginity, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, family bonds, stereotypes, starting over ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   40%
 
 7.5
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Innocence
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After more than forty years apart, Andreas and Claire embark on an affair as reckless and intense as when they were young lovers. Widowed musician Andreas decides to get back in touch with his one great love, Claire, who is still married to her ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, talky, realistic, reflective ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, love, aging, loneliness, death, memory, marriage, adultery, relationships, love story, love affair ...
Time: 90s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: australia, melbourne australia, adelaide south australia, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   53%
 
The Boys Are Back
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When the wife of sports-writer Joe Warr dies of cancer, he takes on the responsibility of raising their 6-year-old son, and his teenage son from a previous marriage. As Joe rejects the counsel of his mother-in-law and other parents, he develops his ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, emotional, melancholic ...
Plot: parenthood, cancer, dysfunctional family, single parent, single father, coming of age, family drama, parents and children, father son relationship, death, adolescence vs adulthood, storytelling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, australia, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   55%
 
 6.3
 2K
Shank
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: sexual, serious, realistic
Plot: gays and lesbians, gender, youth, gang, gangsters, coming out, coming of age, vengeance, crimes, life is a bitch, love and romance, shared shower ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   40%
 
Sunday Bloody Sunday
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Recently divorced career woman Alex Greville begins a romantic relationship with glamorous mod artist Bob Elkin, fully aware that he's also intimately involved with middle-aged doctor Daniel Hirsh. For both Alex and Daniel, the younger man ...
Style: serious, bloody, talky, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: artist, jewish, sexuality, divorce, romance, gay, gays and lesbians, art, relationships, love, loneliness, homosexuality ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: london, england, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   42%
 
 6.7
 3K
Blue Car
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Gifted 18-year-old Meg has been abandoned by her father and neglected by her hardworking mother. Left to care for her emotionally disturbed younger sister, her world begins to unravel. She finds an outlet in writing poetry and support from her ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: high school, coming of age, teenager, school, hospital, writer's life, relationships, nudity (topless - notable), poetry, teacher, loneliness, coming-of-age ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   37%
 
 7.1
 16K
Exotica
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the upscale Toronto strip club Exotica, dancer Christina is visited nightly by the obsessive Francis, a depressed tax auditor. Her ex-boyfriend, the club's MC, Eric, still jealously pines for her even as he introduces her onstage, but Eric ...
Style: sexual, erotic, sexy, psychological, serious ...
Plot: redemption, obsession, voyeurism, sex, haunted by the past, drinking, death, relationships, murder, pornography, complex characters, nudity (topless - notable) ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   35%
 
Flashbacks of a Fool
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An aging Hollywood star, Joe Scott, lives a life of narcissistic hedonism, observed by his laconic personal assistant, Ophelia. The death of his childhood best friend, Boots, takes our protagonist, and the movie, into an extended flashback to a ...
Style: sentimental, psychological, serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: redemption, teenager, drinking, sexualized violence, actor's life, storytelling, tragedy, adolescence, unlikely friendships, nudity (topless - notable), friendship, stylish ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, usa, california, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   40%
 
 6.8
 74K
Thirteen
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tracy is a normal 13-year-old trying to make it in school. After befriending the most popular girl at school, Evie, Tracy's world is turned upside down when Evie introduces her to a world of sex, drugs and cash. But it isn't long before ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, bleak, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, addiction, dysfunctional family, adolescence, marijuana, drug abuse, drinking, drug addiction, makeover, domestic violence, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   48%
 
 7.5
 3K
Vive L'Amour
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: stylized, psychological, serious, meditative, art house ...
Plot: isolation, love triangle, sex, loneliness, gays and lesbians, pornography, human nature, friendship, relationships, urban, character study, dialogue ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, taiwan, tokyo, taipei
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   35%
 
 6.4
 4K
Head On
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: serious, sincere, sexual, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, homosexuality, drug abuse, drugs, brutality, sexuality, drinking, male nudity, lesbian, coming of age, cross dressing, violence ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: australia, melbourne
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   30%
 
Rambling Rose
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rose, is taken in by the Hillyer family to serve as a 1930s housemaid so that she can avoid falling into a life of prostitution. Rose's appearence and personality is such that all men fall for her, and Rose knows it. She can't help herself ...
Style: sexual, sexy, erotic, touching, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, love, dysfunctional family, sexuality, master and servant, self discovery, romance, teenager, hospital, secrets, small town, family ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: georgia, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   40%
 
 5.1
 95
Open Future
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A 16 year old boy growing up in the 60's, experimenting with life, sex, drugs and alcohol.
Plot: builder, watching someone sleep, taking off shoes, taking off pants, running through the woods, nonconformity, bossy woman, classmate classmate relationship, taking off underwear, clothed female naked male, clothed male naked male, passive aggressive woman ...
Time: 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   39%
 
 5.9
 904
Spa Night
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young Korean-American man works to reconcile his obligations to his struggling immigrant family with his burgeoning sexual desires in the underground world of gay hookups at Korean spas in Los Angeles.
Plot: spa, lgbt, gay, undressing, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, shyness, female female kiss, masturbation, male nudity, male masturbation, korean american ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   39%
 
Center of My World
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: coming of age, lgbt, german, male nudity, lesbian interest, gay teenager, gay son, gay friend, gay brother, gay athlete, awkwardness, high school student ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   33%
 
My Life in Pink
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ludovic is a small boy who cross-dresses and generally acts like a girl, talks of marrying his neighbor's son and can not understand why everyone is so surprised about it. His actions lead to problems for him and his family.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, cross dressing, gay, gender, prejudice, childhood, french, children, self discovery, secrets, pornography, loneliness ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   37%
 
Delta of Venus
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A struggling American writer and a fellow American expatriate begin a sordid affair among the chaos and discord of 1940 Paris, France on the brink of World War II.
Style: sexual, erotic, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: romance, sex, infidelity, femme fatale, pornography, writer's life, poetry, adaptation, destructive relationship, writers, bdsm, fascism ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: england, europe, france, paris france, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   31%
 
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