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: teenager, student, death, depression, suicide, alcohol abuse, bullying, shooting, high school
Place: virginia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, talky and harsh films with plots about teenager, high school, suicide, death, bullying, student and depression mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Hurt: Hope Bridge (2015), Face in the Mirror (1982), Desperate Lives (1982), 3 Foot Ball and Souls (2017), Circle of Lies (2012). 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, suicide, hopes, faith, 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, outcast, christianity, pastor, flashback, gun, ambulance, christian, hospital, suicide attempt, depression ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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, drug dealing, drugs, marijuana, suicide, teenage girl, car accident, high school student, drug addiction, teenage boy, drug dealer, counselor ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, cell phone, photograph, hospital, telephone call, ball, car accident, flashback, japanese schoolgirl, depression ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 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, blonde, surfboard, teenager, high school, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, beach
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: suicide, teenager, school, homosexuality, youth, lesbian
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: accident, death, jealousy, drugs, party, drug addict, teenager, drug addiction
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.0
 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, rebelliousness, friendship, life is a bitch, society, violence, bullying, vengeance, imagination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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.
Style: experimental
Plot: suicide, murder, abandoned house, skateboard, death, skateboarding, pregnancy, surrealism, sex, drug, drugs
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 61
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: school shooting, cafeteria, basketball game, car, sex, semi truck, pornography, journal, standoff, child molester, police car, homosexuality ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Sarah T. - Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Finding herself unable to cope with the divorce of her parents and the stress of daily life, 15-year-old Sarah Travis starts drinking in secret. At first, alcohol provides comfort and release. Then it sends her life spiraling out of control.
Plot: alcohol abuse, nanny, alcoholic, divorce, teenager, teen drinking, stepfather, teenage girl, alcoholics anonymous, horse, kiss, older man younger woman relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Little Miss Perfect (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An overambitious high school freshman tries to control her life by controlling her weight.
Plot: anorexia, photograph, reflection, pressure, blog, cutting, beast, eating disorder, control, teenager, darkroom, perfection ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Up on High Ground (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: A likable college psychology student is tested daily with his roomies, one in friendship, and the other on patience as a third wheel freeloader. A contemporary life effort in the psychological, even pathological, and pretty typical day of students ...
Plot: school, high school, student, roommate, teenager, christianity, neighbor, christian
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 68
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: female director, post traumatic stress disorder, suburbs, teenager, closeted gay, anorexia, high school, suicide attempt
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, high school teacher, high school principal, teacher student relationship, bullying, social satire, revenge, high school, athlete
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: breast cancer, suicide, drug addict, journey, drug, dying, death, leukemia, family relations, drugs
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.7
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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, thought provoking, serious, bleak, depressing ...
Plot: teachers and students, teacher, depression, suicide, social decay, unhappy, social problems, life is a bitch, human relationship, dedicated educator, social relations, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 141
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: denial, mental institution, teenager, high school, drug use, hallucination, family relations, pills, flashback, punch, blood, clinic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 5.5
 137
V.D. (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A high school track star's wedding plans are capsized by venereal disease and a bad, beautiful new girl in town. His coach and a physician steer him into the light again.
Plot: amusement park, curfew, coach, youth, driving, police, high school, jealousy, syphilis, film within a film, marriage, doctor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: modeling, teenager, model, high school, boy girl relationship, stalker, popularity
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: blackmail, brother sister relationship, homosexual, swimming pool, swimming, bullying, gay, high school, motorcycle, voyeur, closeted homosexual, repressed homosexual ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 803
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: bullying, revenge, school, boat, school shooting, teenage boy, best friend, death, best friends, police, sadness, junior high school ...
Place: kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Explosive Generation (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Peter Gifford is a likable, dedicated schoolteacher that teaches a senior life skills class. When student Janet Sommers brings up the topic of sex and dating, he asks students to write questions on the topic, and will cover them in the next class. ...
Style: sexual, realistic, serious, sexy, psychotronic
Plot: high school, teacher, student, couples, teenage life, school, high school life, looking for sex, idealism, urban ghetto life, teachers and students, power relations ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Brothers Three: An American Gothic (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three brothers reunite at a remote cabin in the woods, when beckoned by their father. The brothers are left to deal with the dark secrets and demons that have haunted them their whole lives. The resulting truths they must face, end in an explosive ...
Style: gothic
Plot: father son relationship, beer, hunting, grave, brother brother relationship, death, cabin, alcohol abuse, family relations, american
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.1
 995
Bleak Night (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 116 min.
Story: There were three friends. Someone became the assailant and someone became the victim. Another swings his fists in anger at their broken friendship. Through the director’s creation of young actors and looking into the life of high school boys, the ...
Style: non-linear
Plot: violence, student, loss of son, high school, classroom, father, friendship, death, fire, flashback, railway, baseball ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Thousand Months (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Morocco, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: 1981, Morocco. A village in the Atlas mountains. A city in the distance. A child. A family facing its destiny.
Plot: oppression, village, theft, 12 year old, suicide, boy, wedding, death, countryside, teenager, teacher, chair ...
Place: morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, theatre play, lesbian, friendship between girls, girl, teenager, japanese schoolgirl
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.8
 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, talky, emotional, atmospheric, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: teacher student relationship, older man younger woman relationship, high school, peer pressure, teenage life, bullying, life is a bitch, society, depression, loneliness, mental disorder, teacher ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: school shooting, vengeance, friendship, high school, murder, violence, juvenile delinquency, kids in trouble, teenage life, youth, brutality, suicide ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.1
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The Friend (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In reality Emil and Larissa would never have been a couple she is an idolized singer, he is a shy outsider. Ironically, Emil is just getting to know Larissa when she dies unexpectedly. He pretends to have been her boyfriend and finally gets the ...
Plot: caught having sex, sex scene, love, breasts, male female relationship, funeral, family relations, student, live music, vomiting, bar, death ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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