Movies like Hurt 2016

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Hurt (2016)
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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 including depression, alcoholic parents, peer pressure, academic pressures and thoughts of suicide. All the while the school counselor Professor Shepard is doing his best to meet their needs and see that their futures are well prepared for. However, despite all the direction, the right questions are not asked and one of the students slips through the cracks. Mandy, Dan, Jason, Eli or Asia commits to a school shooting...and despite their hardships, no one sees it coming.
Plot: death, depression, suicide, shooting, high school, teenager, bullying
Place: virginia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, dark and talky films with plots about suicide, teenager, high school, bullying, death, depression and school mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Hurt: Hope Bridge (2015), Face in the Mirror (1982), Desperate Lives (1982), Circle of Lies (2012), 3 Foot Ball and Souls (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Hope Bridge (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a high school boy learns that his father committed suicide, he begins a journey to find hope and reconciliation in the midst of his grief.
Plot: depression, faith, suicide, bullying
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95%
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, flashback, prayer, gun, hospital, christianity, christian, ambulance, suicide attempt, outcast, troubled teen ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Desperate Lives (1982)
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, death, drugs, teenage girl, suicide, teenage boy, drug addiction, propaganda, car accident, teacher student relationship, education, drug dealing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.7
 225
Circle of Lies (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Once the most popular girl at Short Beach High, Denise Dixon finds her life turned upside-down after one night of terror. Rumours and violent backstabbing run rife. Life in Short Beach will never be the same.
Plot: bullying, beach, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, blonde, teenager, surfboard, high school
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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3 Foot Ball and Souls (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of four decides to commit suicide using gigantic fireworks. But every time the fireworks explode, they find themselves back in time before they carried out the plan. They suspect the cause to be the young age of one of the members and try to ...
Plot: suicide, fireworks, chat room, death, car accident, time travel, photograph, cell phone, teenager, hospital, teenage girl, time loop ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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.
Plot: suicide, murder, sex, abandoned house, pregnancy, skateboarding, surrealism, death, drug
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Her Last Chance (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Drug adict teen gets out of rehab only to be accused of her boyfriend's death.
Plot: death, accident, jealousy, teenager, party, drugs, drug addiction, drug addict
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Cherry Orchard (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: At an all girl school, a group of girls annually stages a play. This year they pick Anton Chekhov's "The Cherry Orchard." After vigorous rehearsals the play faces cancellation because one student gets caught smoking after school.
Plot: high school, japanese schoolgirl, teenager, friendship between girls, girl, lesbian
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 66
Rough Winds (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Three devastating teenage stories fuse beneath the calm of a quiet, average neighborhood.
Plot: suicide attempt, anorexia, closeted gay, high school, teenager
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 ...
Plot: youth, suicide, teenager, school, homosexuality, lesbian
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.1
 53
Pivot Point (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A psychological drama that follows four high schoolers down a dark ride. As each struggle separately in their own lives they will soon discover that their lives are interconnected in ways they never would have guessed. They also effect each other in ...
Plot: cutting, semi truck, sex, police, death, shower, basketball game, child molester, imagination, depression, journal, school shooting ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.5
 131
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: teenager, drug use, hallucination, high school, mental institution, blood, flashback, school, marijuana, punch, accident, drugs ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.8
 22
Endings (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Emmy Ferguson is a 10-year old who learns that, after a long bout with leukemia, today is probably her last day on earth. Chris Ryan is a 35-year-old drug addict who is determined to make this his last day. And Adonna Frost, suffering from advanced ...
Plot: journey, leukemia, breast cancer, drug, dying, death, suicide, drug addict
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Teacher (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An unflinching portrayal of trauma as a contagion passed between people and generations, set within the prism of modern suburbia. The film follows the downward spiral of a high school English teacher as he goes to disturbing lengths to protect his ...
Plot: vigilantism, bullying, high school teacher, teacher student relationship, social satire, high school, high school principal, revenge
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Selling Innocence (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mia Sampson's dreams to be a model come true when she's asked to pose for photographs to be displayed on an Internet website for "members only." However, when the owner of the website uses her pictures for exploitation purposes, ...
Plot: popularity, boy girl relationship, stalker, teenager, model, high school
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 2K
Blame (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A drama teacher's taboo relationship with an unstable student strikes a nerve in her jealous classmate, sparking a vengeful chain of events within their suburban high school that draws parallels to 'The Crucible'.
Style: realistic, emotional, talky, atmospheric, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teacher student relationship, older man younger woman relationship, bullying, teenage life, life is a bitch, peer pressure, loneliness, teacher, mental disorder, teenage girl, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The First Day of Winter (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Valerio is a lonely young boy who can't get on with the others of the same age. He just observes without been seen and tries to compare himself to them, especially with two tough guys from his swimming course. One day Valerio sees something ...
Plot: homosexual, voyeur, motorcycle, bullying, closeted homosexual, brother sister relationship, blackmail, repressed homosexual, high school, gay, suicide, swimming ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.2
 4K
Zero Day (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two troubled adolescents chronicle the events that ultimately lead up to a terrifying assault on their school.
Style: disturbing, psychological, thought provoking, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: vengeance, high school, friendship, violence, murder, school shooting, found footage, gun, explosive, suburban life, teenage life, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Love Is All You Need? (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Set in a world where homosexuality is the norm, a small Indiana town is rocked to its core when Jude, the star quarterback of the local university football team, strikes up a love affair with Ryan, a sports journalism major. When the straight couple ...
Plot: bullying, lgbt, snuff, gay, murder, lesbian, heterosexuality
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
 702
And Then I Go (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two teenage outsiders are demoralized daily at school, until an idea for vengeance offers them a terrifying release.
Plot: revenge, bullying, school, death, teenage boy, friendship, police, junior high school, school shooting, best friend, best friends, friendship between boys ...
Place: kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Year of the Cannibals (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On the streets of a damp metropolis lie the corpses of hundreds and hundreds of boys and girls. No one can give them a resting place because of a law enacted by a repressive State. But the young Antigone, with the help of a foreigner, Tiresias, ...
Plot: teenager, brother, symbolism, death, fascism, body, shot to death, society, oppression, cave
Place: milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Spiral (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In what appears to be an inexplicable incident, a man drives up to a resort hotel in midwinter, throws away his car keys, enters, and proceeds to agitate everyone he meets with his urgency -- a message he is somehow unable to communicate. Then he ...
Plot: lecture, depression, fear of death, hopelessness, bad temper, mental breakdown, death, mountain, jumping from a window, male female relationship, tourist, suicide attempt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 491
Pelican Blood (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Nikko is a twenty-something man with good friends, a passion for birdwatching, and self-destructive tendencies. When he falls back into a relationship with Stevie—his seductive, aggressive environmental activist ex-girlfriend he first encountered ...
Plot: kiss, depression, suicide, barefoot male, breasts, sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: suspense
Plot: suicide, teen romance, lesbian, love, teenager, gay, life, coming of age, school, friendship, muse, self discovery
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: christianity, coming of age, cutting, women, bisexual, sexual assault, rape, suicide, teenager, female nudity, lesbian, girl
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Juvenile Delinquents -- New World Order (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Broken teens trying to claim something their parents failed to provide - A Future and Purpose.
Style: dark
Plot: teenager, abuse, vengeance, justice, gang, vigilante, revenge, blood
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.7
 70K
Detachment (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A chronicle of three weeks in the lives of several high school teachers, administrators and students through the eyes of substitute teacher, Henry Barthes. Henry roams from school to school, imparting modes of knowledge, but never staying long ...
Style: psychological, serious, bleak, thought provoking, touching ...
Plot: teachers and students, suicide, teacher, social decay, unhappy, social problems, human relationship, life is a bitch, depression, dedicated educator, high school life, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Fortress of Sleeping Butterflies (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Lithuania
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Monika, a middle-aged wealthy woman, goes through a marriage crisis with her younger husband Linas. A car accident leads Monika to meeting three young girls, Kristina, Egle and Gitana, who happen to be ex-prostitutes extradited from Germany. The ...
Plot: friendship, painting, middle aged woman, prostitution, car accident, death, suicide
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 1K
White Rabbit (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bullied student sees visions of a rabbit he was forced to kill as a child, and those visions propel him into a state where his imagination causes him to carry out violent acts.
Style: serious, rough, disturbing, dark, realistic ...
Plot: mental illness, high school, kids in trouble, rabbit, imagination, rebelliousness, friendship, life is a bitch, vengeance, society, violence, bullying ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 235
God's Club (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Following his wife’s death, public high-school teacher Michael Evens (Stephen Baldwin) re-launches the Bible Club she originally founded. When upset parents cite the separation of church and state and want the group disbanded, a passionate dispute ...
Style: christian film
Plot: traffic accident, fire, religion, christianity, vandalism, christian, depression, faith, medication, teacher, school, father daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%