Movies like Hurt 2016

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Hurt
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: shooting, bullying, depression, high school, suicide, teenager, death
Place: virginia

Most similar movies to Hurt

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, melancholic and bleak films with plots about high school, suicide, death, depression, teenage girl, teenager and youth mostly in Drama, Comedy and Mystery genres. Some movies like Hurt: 3 Foot Ball and Souls (2017), Everything Is Fine (2008), Zero Day (2003), Pivot Point (2011), State's Evidence (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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3 Foot Ball and Souls
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, ball, stealing money, meeting, time loop, woman slaps man, car accident, flashback, bathtub, photograph ...
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System:   95%
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Everything Is Fine
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Josh is an ordinary teen living in an ordinary suburb. One morning he finds his friend's dead body. Next, he discovers that three more friends also have killed themselves, leaving him out of their pact. As the sole survivor, Josh becomes more ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, emotional, touching ...
Plot: dealing with death, teenage life, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, youth, parents and children, family relations, loss of daughter, lifestyle, suicide, teen angst, suicide attempt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   90%
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 7.3
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Zero Day
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, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: high school, violence, friendship, vengeance, suicide, brutality, school, revenge, best friends, bullying, teenagers, pornography ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   90%
    User:   96%
 
 6.2
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Pivot Point
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: condom, standoff, high school, depression, homosexuality, car, fight, imagination, death, shower, police, gun ...
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System:   69%
    User:   56%
 
State's Evidence
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When 16 year old Scott Byers decided to bring a camcorder to school, none of his schoolmates ever imagined what was to come. Only Scott's five closest friends and followers have the insight on his master plan. He is on a quest for the ultimate ...
Style: bleak, serious, surreal, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: teenage life, dull life, life is a bitch, buddies, introspection, destructive relationship, voyeurism, deadly, youth, girl, violence, sex ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   70%
 
 6.0
 1K
Mrs. Harris
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Based on the sensational 1980s media event, famed cardiologist Herman Tarnower meets a particularly brutal end at the hands of his jilted lover, Jean Harris.
Style: serious, biting, realistic, clever, witty
Plot: obsession, couple relations, crime, romance, destructive relationship, infidelity, addiction, murder, drug abuse, love and romance, couples, womanizer ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, 1960s, year 1976
Place: florida, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   56%
 
 7.7
 67K
Detachment
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: bleak, emotional, realistic, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: teacher, high school, depression, suicide, school, dedicated educator, loneliness, teachers and students, storytelling, life & death, mentor, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   70%
 
Little Accidents
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a small American coal town living in the shadow of a recent mining accident, the disappearance of a teenage boy draws three people together—a surviving miner, the lonely wife of a mine executive, and a local boy—in a web of secrets.
Plot: small town, solace, teenage boy, dead boy, boy in peril, 15 year old, mentally challenged, shirt, missing person poster, watching someone, coal, hard hat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   68%
 
 5.7
 53
Scarred
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A 16 year old girl turns to prostitution to support her baby and encounters a treacherous underworld of pimps, hookers and johns while doing her best to maintain her hopes and dignity.
Plot: bail, barbershop, police badge, child prostitution, punk rock, child care, poor, group sex, pimp, swing, cadillac, street life ...
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   57%
 
To Save a Life
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jake Taylor has everything. He has a beautiful girl, he's the champion in basketball and beer pong, and everyone loves him. Then, an old childhood friend, whom Jake used to be friends with, commits suicide. Jake begins to think. He wonders what ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dealing with death, high school, innocence lost, high school life, coming of age, teenage life, christian, youth, friendship, social relations, social misfits, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   52%
 
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:   55%
    User:   48%
 
 5.1
 339
Spieltrieb
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A tangled drama of cruelty and manipulation, attraction and love.
Plot: laptop, videotaped sex, blackmail, high school, guitar, sex scene, shaving, costume party, nosebleed, limp, diary, blood on face ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   55%
 
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   45%
 
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 ...
Plot: wheelchair, speech, father son relationship, foot chase, school, student, taking a photograph, socially awkward, party, hospital, suicide, broken leg ...
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System:   54%
    User:   51%
 
 6.5
 36K
The Joneses
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A seemingly perfect family moves into a suburban neighborhood, but when it comes to the truth as to why they're living there, they don't exactly come clean with their neighbors.
Style: clever, biting, semi serious, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, cheating, greed, cons and scams, drugs/alcohol, death, suburbs, suburban life, reality tv, family, happy ending, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   52%
 
 6.1
 106
Life Back Then
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Kyohei Nagashima (Masaki Okada) has shut away the world. During his high school days he was the target of bullying and experienced horrifying moments. Now as a young adult Kyohei takes a new job. He works for a company that specializes in cleaning ...
Plot: grief, bullying, corpse, house, disappearance, disarming someone, girlfriend, dead woman, holding hands, boyfriend, slap, bald man ...
Place: japan
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System:   53%
    User:   57%
 
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Desert Blue
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An academic obsessed with "roadside attractions" and his tv-star daughter finally discover the world's largest ice cream cone, the centerpiece for an old gold-rush town struggling to stay on the map. They end up staying longer than ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, road movie, bad ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, friendship, desert, quarantine, death, teenage life, drinking, coming of age, life philosophy, dialogue, youth, life & death ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, texas
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System:   51%
    User:   56%
 
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Dodgeball
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Story: An adaptation of a best-selling novel by Michal Viewegh is a comedy about friendship, fateful loves, beauty and ugliness, alcohol, and the search for human happiness. The plot revolves around three friends - Jeff, Skippy and Tom - whose ups and ...
Plot: friendship, teacher student relationship, high school reunion, classmates, love, sexism, midlife crisis, reunion, puberty, first sexual experience, head injury, sexual desire ...
Time: year 1989
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   55%
 
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Frozen
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young performance artist decides to make his own suicide his last work of art. On the longest day of the year, he plans to melt a huge block of ice with his own body heat and die of hypothermia. He calls this protest against the coldness of ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: hypothermia, autumn, mental health, radio news, summer, peace, burial, patient, emergency room, hunger, censorship, performance art ...
Time: future
Place: beijing china, haiti
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   51%
 
Ordinary People
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Beth, Calvin, and their son Conrad are living in the aftermath of the death of the other son. Conrad is overcome by grief and misplaced guilt to the extent of a suicide attempt. He is in therapy. Beth had always preferred his brother and is having ...
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, guilt, depression, psychiatrist, suicide attempt, family drama, suicide, death, crumbling marriage, marriage, character study, tragedy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, illinois, mcdonald's restaurant, chicago illinois, houston texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   46%
 
A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dito Montiel, a successful author, receives a call from his long-suffering mother, asking him to return home and visit his ailing father. Dito recalls his childhood growing up in a violent neighborhood in Queens, N.Y., with friends Antonio, ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, rough, melancholic ...
Plot: coming of age, childhood, friendship, father son relationship, violence, juvenile delinquency, drugs/alcohol, relationships, male nudity, mentor, homecoming, innocence lost ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1986, 2000s, year 2005
Place: new york, usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   41%
 
 7.3
 23K
Speak
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Freshman high-school student Melinda has refused to speak ever since she called the cops on a popular summer party. With her old friends snubbing her for being a rat, and her parents too busy to notice her troubles, she folds into herself, trying to ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, youth, teachers and students, coming of age, small town, mute or deaf, rehabilitation, mute, rape, parents and children, sexual abuse, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   36%
 
 6.6
 2K
Tex
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Coming-of-age adventure about two teenage brothers and their struggles to grow up, on their own, after their mother dies and their father leaves them.
Style: serious, uplifting, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: coming of age, small town, family, high school, juvenile delinquency, friendship, young heroes, innocence lost, loneliness, siblings relations, adaptation, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   45%
 
Yelling to the Sky
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: As her family falls apart, seventeen year old Sweetness O'Hara is left to fend for herself in a neighborhood where her survival is uncertain.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: dysfunctional family, teenage life, coming of age, family life, hopes, youth, counselor, alcoholic, car, depression, family problems, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   46%
 
 7.0
 10K
Dog Pound
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Canada, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three juvenile delinquents arrive at a correctional center and are put under the care of an experienced guard.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, rough, tense
Plot: prison, juvenile delinquency, realism, rebelliousness, isolation, crime, prison life, confined, crimes, sodomy, deadly, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   52%
 
 6.7
 44K
The Beaver
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Suffering from a severe case of depression, toy company CEO Walter Black (Mel Gibson) begins using a beaver hand puppet to help him open up to his family. With his father seemingly going insane, adolescent son Porter (Anton Yelchin) pushes for his ...
Style: emotional, touching, tragicomedy, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, depression, mental illness, suicide attempt, hospital, teenage love, drugs/alcohol, alter ego, psychiatrist, redemption, loneliness, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   42%
 
 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   36%
 
Anderson's Cross
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Nick Anderson, Kevin Daniels, and Tracey Green do everything together. They are the best of friends, and yet they couldn't be more different. Neighbors from adolescence, they finish each other's thoughts and sentences, joys and pains, ...
Plot: coming of age, teen rebel, death, mother daughter relationship, teenager, single mother, teenage boy, father son relationship, marriage, friendship, divorce, sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   38%
 
 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:   41%
    User:   37%
 
 6.1
 4K
Afterschool
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A prep-school student (Ezra Miller) accidentally films the drug-related deaths of two classmates, then is asked to put together a memorial video.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: boarding school, social misfits, overdose, boarding school life, teenage life, voyeurism, computers and web, life is a bitch, video camera, misfit, youth, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   49%
 
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