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1:54 (2016)
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1:54 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Tim is a bit of a loner. At school he gravitates towards another shy boy and they become friends. But the verbal and physical bullying by a gang of kids, as well as an aggressive use of social media, unsettle Tim’s new mate and he backs away from him – an act of cowardice which will have serious repercussions. As a result of Tim’s unwillingness to snitch, the bullies appear to get away with their actions, none more so than the gang’s leader Jeff. He’s one of the school’s star athletes, who seems guaranteed a place in the national championships with an 800m time of 1.54 minutes. When Tim decides to start training in order to go up against Jeff, even having a girlfriend as cover, his enemies seem willing to go to any lengths to stop him.
Style: gay cinema, lgbt cinema
Plot: runner, high school sports, gay, gay teenager, teenager, running, bullying, gay slur, high school, gay athlete, secretly observing, suicidal thoughts, male male kiss, race, school, fight, sport, coming out, student, party, teacher, youth, friendship, violence, death ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and captivating films with plots about teenage boy, friendship, teenager, coming of age, friend, high school and school mostly in Drama, Sport and Romance genres. Some movies like 1:54: Mario (2018), My Brother's Keeper (2004), A Brother (2018), Prep School (2015), Filthy (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mario (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Two young gay soccer players get caught up between the politics of the game and the politics of love. In Swiss German.
Style: gay cinema, sentimental, touching, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, gay romance, lgbt, gay athlete, first love, career, closeted homosexual, gay protagonist, gay sex, ambition, forbidden love ...
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My Brother's Keeper (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Identical twin brothers Lou and Eric plan to compete together in the National Rowing Championships. But when Eric leaves their small town to attend an Ivy League University, the brother's bond is torn apart.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting
Plot: twins, university, follow your dream, ambition, lifestyle, love and romance, athlete's life, sport, rivalry, youth, contests and competitions, mistaken identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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37%
 7.2
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A Brother (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: 15-year-old Tom (Simon Royer) is going to spend another calm summer with his parents and younger sister at their summer house. But by fate, another family comes to spend some time with them, with their 17-year-old son Félix (Marin Lafitte). In the ...
Style: lgbt cinema
Plot: first gay sexual experience, teenager, gay, gay teenager, love, lgbt, gay love, childhood, friends, gay crush, gay sex, sunbathing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Prep School (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Upon learning of his girlfriend's infidelity, Greg, the star player of his elite private school’s rugby team, suffers an emotional breakdown, leaving his friends and teammates to pick up the pieces and deal with the crisis in their own ways, ...
Style: surprise ending, ambiguous ending
Plot: revenge, private school, preparatory school, rugby, writers, high school, sociopath, boyfriend, therapist, cruelty, academy, hospital ...
Place: california, san francisco
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35%
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 6.5
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Filthy (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lena is a 17-year old girl, experiencing her first love, secret night- time adventures, and magical mornings at the river in Bratislava. Her dream world is shattered after being raped by her math teacher. Lena must set out on a journey that is not ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, suspense, sincere, non-linear
Plot: teenage rape, first love, rape victim, teenage girl, suicide attempt, traumatic experience, rape, teenage protagonist, coming of age, 17 year old, doctor, female friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Miracle Season (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After the tragic death of star volleyball player Caroline "Line" Found, a team of dispirited high school girls must band together under the guidance of their tough-love coach in hopes of winning the state championship.
Style: serious, rough, captivating, touching, thought provoking
Plot: volleyball, high school, friend, friendship, teenage girl, coach, unhappiness, party, dancing, funeral, gymnasium, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: year 2014, year 2011
Place: iowa
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34%
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Summer Storm (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Tobi and Achim, the pride of the local crew club, have been the best of friends for years and are convinced that nothing will ever stand in the way of their friendship. They look forward to the upcoming summer camp and the crew competition. Then the ...
Style: touching, emotional, humorous, light, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming out, gay, gays and lesbians, summer camp, friendship, gay teenager, love triangle, gay slur, teenagers, youth, romance, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Open Future (1983)
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: voyeurism, topless woman, art school, high school, sculpture, demonstration, female nudity, guitar playing, beach, bad dream, nude swimming, runaway ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Across the Tracks (1990)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Billy returns from reform school he has to attend a different high school at the other side of town. He tries to start with a clean slate but his old rival doesn't make it easy on him and his buddy Louie tries to make him go astray again. ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, sincere, emotional
Plot: high school, family relations, school, coming of age, lifestyle, youth, rivalry, ambition, contests and competitions, sport, athlete's life, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.7
 2K
We (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: During a scorching summer in a Belgian-Dutch border village, eight teenagers play games of discovery to break the listless monotony. They challenge each other and themselves and pretty soon, their sexual curiosity starts to blur the lines between ...
Style: psychological, light, sexy, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: open relationship, nudism, group sex, explicit sex, sex orgy, gang rape, orgy, exhibitionist, bare ass, anal sex, sex scene, group of friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Consequences (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovenia, Austria
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After being sent to a youth detention centre, 18-year-old Andrej has to fight for his place within the group of inmates while getting closer to Željko, their informal leader, and struggling to keep his repressed secret in the dark.
Style: gay cinema, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: closeted homosexual, closeted gay, troubled youth, blackmail, friendship between men, secret, friendship, gang leader, manipulation, gay protagonist, sexual repression, repressed sexuality ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Center of My World (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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 ...
Style: captivating, realistic, psychological, rough, lgbt cinema
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Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Heroes of Evil (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Three teenagers, brought together from bullying, indulge in petty theft, sex and drugs. They inevitably realize they can resort to violence to take revenge on everyone who has humiliated them: students, teachers and other outcasts. One of them ...
Style: suspense, touching, tense, psychological, lgbt cinema ...
Plot: revenge, bullying, adolescence, juvenile delinquency, underage drinking, attempted murder, teenage sex, prostitute, theft, friends, male friendship, homophobic slur ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.1
 29
Lonely Child (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 50 min.
Story: William is constantly shooting video journals of his life to have as souvenirs for himself. Feeling the end of his relationship with Médéric, his young lover, William spends two days camping with him, taking advantage of the situation by filming ...
Style: nostalgic
Plot: gay teenager, homosexuality, coming out, singing, french kiss, first love, tent, acoustic guitar, gay couple, friendship, best friend, coming of age ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.5
 5K
Kids Return (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Shinji and Masaru spend most of their school days harassing fellow classmates and playing pranks. They drop out and Shinji becomes a small-time boxer, while Masaru joins up with a local Yakuza gang. However, the world is a tough place...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspense, tense
Audience: teens, teen drama, teen comedy
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.1
 5K
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 116 min.
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Style: sentimental, uplifting, disturbing, romantic
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Drown (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, tense
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Place: sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.8
 170K
Rocky III (1982)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Now the world champion, Rocky Balboa is living in luxury and only fighting opponents who pose no threat to him in the ring, until Clubber Lang challenges him to a bout. After taking a pounding from Lang, the humbled champ turns to former bitter ...
Style: feel good, serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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All the Right Moves (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
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Duration: 91 min.
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Style: feel good, sincere, sentimental, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: high school, ambition, college, american football, small town, friendship, youth, locker room, coach, sport, self discovery, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 2K
Shank (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, sexy, compassionate, romantic ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, gay slur, coming out, gang, gay love, rape, gay bashing, love and romance, gays and lesbians, lgbt, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: witty, semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
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Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.3
 6K
Saint Ralph (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This Canadian made comedy/drama, set in Hamilton, Ontario in 1954, is a sweet and - at times - goofy story that becomes increasingly poignant as the minutes tick by. It's the fictional tale of a wayward 9th grader, Ralph (Adam Butcher), who is ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, inspirational, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: sport, friendship, coma, runner, human spirit, goodhearted, ambition, teachers and students, religion, coming of age, fighting the system, nun ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1954
Place: ireland, europe, boston, ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Garden of Children (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Two people deal with their problems
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Place: prague czech republic, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A lyrical telling of the coming of age of a 13-year-old boy who learns to cope with his new found sexuality and his unrequited love for the cool kid in school.
Style: surreal, serious, sentimental, sincere, touching ...
Plot: gay teenager, coming of age, friendship, teenage love, gays and lesbians, gender, youth, teenage life, pretense, make believe, family relations, romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.5
 770
My Life on Ice (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, sexy, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay teenager, friendship, teachers and students, coming out, obsession, gay, human nature, teenage love, self discovery, high school, sexual relations, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.8
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Coxless Pair (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
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Plot: best friend, motorcycle, new love, victory, gymnasium, sister, trip, accidental death, condom, taking off clothes, topless girl, teenage protagonist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A rebellious youth, sentenced to a boy's reformatory for robbing a bakery, rises through the ranks of the institution through his prowess as a long distance runner. During his solitary runs, reveries of his life and times before his ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, psychological, sincere
Plot: prison, working class, rivalry, rebellion, juvenile delinquency, running, rebel, prison life, athlete's life, ambition, hopes, school ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 24K
The Half of It (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Shy, straight-A student Ellie is hired by sweet but inarticulate jock Paul, who needs help wooing the most popular girl in school. But their new and unlikely friendship gets tricky when Ellie discovers she has feelings for the same girl.
Style: compassionate, touching, light, humorous, lgbt cinema ...
Plot: gay, introvert, teenager, loneliness, small town, high school, high school student, single woman, hopes, asian, shyness, crush ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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: psychological, bleak, sincere, serious, contemplative ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
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Time: contemporary
Place: australia, south australia, adelaide south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.6
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Southside (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two friends are torn apart by passion and ambition in the violent world of amateur boxing.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, captivating, talky
Plot: friendship, hypocrisy, athlete's life, ambition, lifestyle, teenage life, working class, coming out, betrayal, society, contests and competitions, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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