Movies like Diamond Island

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Diamond Island (2016)
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Diamond Island (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cambodia, France, Germany, Qatar, Thailand
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bora, an 18-year-old, leaves his village to work on the construction sites of Diamond Island, a project for an ultra-modern paradise for the rich and a symbol of tomorrow’s Cambodia. He befriends his fellow workers and finds his elder brother, the charismatic Solei, who went missing five years earlier. Solei introduces him into an exciting world, that of an urban and wealthy youth, its girls, nights and illusions.
Plot: teenager, island, friendship, singing, poverty, construction worker, nightclub, kiss, flirting, night, iphone, karaoke, 18 year old, friend, snowing, coming of age, brother brother relationship, long lost brother, construction site, four friends, sick mother
Place: cambodia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and touching films with plots about coming of age, friendship, teenager, youth, friend, teenage boy and male nudity mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Diamond Island: The Good Son (2001), Rip-Off (1971), Miss Impossible (2016), Welcome Home (2015), Apaches (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Good Son (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Bonjour tristesse: Teenager Luc lives with his mother Liliane and his little brother Paul in Paris, has to cope with the fact that his mother is a prostitute and practically raise his brother alone. Luc is disillusioned. One day, little Paul wants ...
Plot: youth, teenager, boy, son, friend, coming of age, brother, friendship, gay interest
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95%
 6.7
 54
Rip-Off (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Best friends Michael, Steve, Cooly and Richie are seniors at a large Toronto high school. Foremost on their minds and that of many of their classmates are what they are going to do this upcoming summer and beyond. They don't want to waste away ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, filmmaking, independence, media, high school student, teenager, rock band, youth, commune
Time: 70s
Place: toronto ontario canada
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86%
Miss Impossible (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: They’re all nuts. Her parents, who want to send her off to boarding school. Her new teacher, who expects her to read impossibly old books. Her fellow band members, who make her sing ridiculous lyrics and dress her up in a frilly white dress for ...
Plot: coming of age, classmate, teacher student relationship, best friend, christmas present, book, marriage proposal, mother daughter relationship, new year's eve, barefoot, grandmother, gay ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.3
 44
Welcome Home (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This is the story of two childhood friends - Lucas (a 16-year-old high-schooler) and Bert (a mechanic’s apprentice) - who flee the suffocating fish bowl that their killjoy families’ lives have become. Lucas, still quite immature, finds a “big ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, childhood friend, teenage boy, youth, friendship between boys, pubic hair, male nudity, house
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 5.9
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Apaches (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: While thousands of tourists invade the beaches, camping grounds and clubs, five teenagers from Porto Vecchio hang out. One evening one of them leads the others to an unoccupied luxury villa. They spend the night there. Before they leave, they steal ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy
Plot: teenage life, friendship, crimes, crime gone awry, youth, island, group of friends, murder, criminal's revenge, friends, disorder, villa ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.2
 572
Almost 18 (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Almost 18 is a charming and unaffected film about five 17-year-old guys from Helsinki in 2010. Karri, Peter, André, Akseli and Joni dream, party, love and boast like only teenage males can.
Plot: female director, gay, teenager, friendship, alcohol, death of father, group shower, adulthood, 18 year old, birthday, parenthood, brother ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Giant Little Ones (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two popular teen boys, best friends since childhood, discover their lives, families, and girlfriends dramatically upended after an unexpected incident occurs on the night of a 17th birthday party.
Style: emotional, realistic, captivating, thought provoking, meditative
Audience: teens, teen drama, girls' night, date night
Plot: gay, teenager, coming of age, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, gay love, grownups, conflict, love and romance, mystery, gay slur, lgbt ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 466
Chicken (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: RICHARD, 15 with learning difficulties, longs to put down roots but his restless and destructive brother, POLLY, needs to keep moving. When the land they live on is bought by a new landowner, and the electricity supply to their caravan is cut, their ...
Plot: first love, teenager, brother brother relationship, caravan, farm, coming of age, teenage boy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Tagged! (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A teenage girl, raised on her schizophrenic mother's tales of galactic wars, believes she is an alien princess in hiding and forms a Lazer Tag team to train bodyguards. When her estranged father, disfigured and crippled in the Iraqi war, ...
Style: cult film
Plot: arena, laser gun, teenager, coming of age, war game, friendship, comics
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Goodbye Trainmen (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Veturimiehet heiluttaa on 4. syyskuuta 1992 ensi-iltansa saanut suomalainen elokuva. Elokuva on kuvattu suurimmaksi osaksi Porissa. Veturimiehet heiluttaa sai ensi-iltansa Ruotsissa 26. maaliskuuta 1993.
Plot: train, coming of age, grave, teenager, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, death, seduction, rain, drunkenness, chance meeting, friend, flashback ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Last Summer (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During summer vacation on Fire Island, three young people--a girl and two guys--become so close that they form a sort-of threesome. When an uncool girl tries to infiltrate the trio's newly found relationship, they construct an elaborate plot ...
Style: sincere, psychological, disturbing, talky, serious ...
Plot: beach, coming of age, friends, friendship, teenager, love, violence, summer, seagull, cruelty, innocence lost, island ...
Time: 60s
Place: long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Park (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Summer time. Two teenagers, a boy and a girl, have their first date in a park. Hesitant and shy at first, they soon discover each other, get closer as they wander, and end up falling in love. But as the sun goes down, it is time to separate... And a ...
Plot: teenager, boat, kiss, owl, rowboat, text messaging, cigarette smoking, teenage girl, night, texting, cell phone, sms ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Handsome Priest (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young petty thief befriends the local priest.
Plot: coming of age, prison, death of grandfather, accountant, innocence, burglar, book, gang, bicycle, jealousy, poverty, merchant ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two
Place: venice
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46%
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Wild Reeds (1994)
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, sincere, gloomy, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming of age, male homosexuality, love triangle, friendship, gay sex, politics, coming out, boarding school, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, bittersweet ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: france, algeria, europe, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.3
 760
August (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Summer begins, Aku graduates high school and faces a great emptiness. As his girlfriend, parents and friends all leave the city, it looks to be the dullest summer ever. Everything changes at Midsummer when Aku meets Juli, a beautiful, strange and ...
Style: captivating, light, feel good, sincere, road movie
Plot: love, sex scene, cheating, summer, friendship, lifestyle, mentor, teenager, on the road, life philosophy, travel, male female relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.0
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Water Child (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A 12-year-old girl finds herself stranded on a lonely Caribbean island with a 20-year old retarded man in this sensitively rendered Canadian drama from Quebec. Emile and Cedrine are first seen during their rescue in which both are nearly in a coma. ...
Plot: menarche, survival, friendship, hospital, friend, island, coming of age, girl, girl man relationship, sexual awakening, flashback, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: bahamas, caribbean
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43%
 5.4
 139
Levelland (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A coming-of-age drama, with skateboards, set in Texas.
Audience: teens
Plot: loss of father, band, restaurant, undressing, swimming pool, lie, bare breasts, adultery, marriage, singer, ulcer, singing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Happy Slapping (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Five suburban youths embark on a night of violence in the city, attacking unsuspecting victims while recording the assaults on smartphones.
Plot: street gang, violence, teenager, cell, smartphone, iphone, internet
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Too Late to Die Young (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, Brazil, Argentina, Netherlands, Qatar
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In a very dry summer in an isolated community far from the city. Sofia, Clara and Lucas face their first loves and fears, while preparing the New Year's party, without knowing that nature threatens them.
Plot: coming of age, cigarette smoking, dog, fire, bathtub, horse, child smoking, child smoking cigarette, guitar, accordion, new year, new year's eve ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Hide Your Smiling Faces (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Tommy and his older brother Eric live in the midst of vast remote forests. The death of their friend pushes them close to the edge. Eric doesn’t know how to channel his energy. All at once, nature’s vastness feels stifling.
Style: rough, touching, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, haunted by the past, human nature, teenage life, dealing with death, family relations, tragic event, fear of death, coming of age, life is a bitch, life philosophy, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
How to Win at Checkers (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand, USA, Indonesia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The poor outlying districts of Bangkok are a world where you grow up very quickly. After both their parents die, 11-year-old Oat, his little sister and his older brother Ek move in with their aunt. Ek works in a bar for male prostitutes and ...
Plot: coming of age, brother brother relationship, betrayal, male homosexuality, sibling relationship, older brother, child protagonist, lottery, siblings, rite of passage, gay, brother sister relationship ...
Place: bangkok thailand, thailand
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40%
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We (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A summer trip to Berlin offers a fleeting glimpse into the lives of the country's youth in this vibrant, character-driven drama from director Martin Gypkens. When twentysomething Florian arrives in town to pay a visit to long-lost pal Pit, the ...
Plot: friendship, unhappiness, young people, grownups, becoming an adult, gay interest, coming of age, filmmaker, homosexuality, gay, homosexual, high school friends ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Chimp (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Kyrgyzstan, Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Chimp is the nickname of a teenage boy (with large ears) who lives in the small town of Balyktchy, Kirghizstan, a former part of the USSR in central Asia. His family is being torn apart by his dad's alcoholism, his emotions are being torn ...
Plot: buddy, teenage boy, flirt, beating, father son relationship, adolescence, brother sister relationship, third world, friend, nickname, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Backdoor (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, France, Romania
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Athens 1966. Dimitris, 13, unexpectedly loses his father. Seeing his pampered mother collapse, the boy gets carried away and decides to skip childhood in order to stand by her. When he feels ready, he has to claim his mother back from an ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspense
Plot: stepfather, revenge, teenage sexuality, coming of age, friendship, second marriage, coup d'etat, teenager, prostitute, first sexual experience, dictatorship, death of father ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
There Should Be Rules (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mia and Mirjam are two 14-year-olds who live in a very dreary little town. Though not especially grown-up, they're both trying. Mirjam gets a head start by forming a relationship with an older man who says he loves her. Mia has a dad who drinks ...
Plot: small town, teenager, female director, relationships, friendship, underage girl, older man young girl relationship, 14 year old, adolescence, best friend, swedish, coming of age
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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39%
Suburban Virgin (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 63 min.
Story: 16-vuotias Minna on kyllästynyt kiltin tytön elämään. Kaikki kaverit elävät Minnan mielestä vauhdikasta ja mielenkiintoista elämää, johon kuuluvat niin seurustelut kuin sekoilutkin. Päästäkseen kokemaan kaiken tämän saman Minna ...
Plot: hitchhiker, juvenile delinquent, sexuality, friendship, hitchhiking, virginity, teenager, youth, juvenile delinquency, coming of age, loss of virginity
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Harry Munter (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Harry Munter, a sensitive, kind, appealing man in his twenties, lives with his parents. He's an inventor, a bit of a mystic, maybe a genius, and a good son and grandson. He's offered work in the U.S. But a friend has cancer and the world ...
Plot: coming of age, teenager, cult, extramarital affair, friendship, parent child relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, small town, inventor, self discovery, intelligence
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Dreamlife of Angels (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In Lille, two penniless young women with few prospects become friends. Isa moves in with Marie, who's flat-sitting for a mother and child in hospital in comas following a car crash. Isa is out-going, unskilled, with hopes of moving south to ...
Style: talky, gloomy, realistic, touching, contemplative ...
Plot: friendship, coma, obsession, working class, female friendship, coming of age, couples, friends, sexual exploration, strong female presence, hopes, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: flanders, france
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37%
The Golden Seal (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A lonely 10-year-old boy living with his parents in a remote coastal part of Alaksa, spontaneously finds a legendary golden seal and her newborn pup. But the greed for her valuable pelt sets off the hunters, including his own father, the local ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: island, bounty hunter, coming of age, fighting the system, family relations, friendship, rescue, hunter, legend, innocence lost, parents and children, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Slaughter of the Cock (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Bulgaria, Syria, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Greece's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1997.
Plot: mute, migrant worker, brother sister relationship, husband wife relationship, blackmail, friendship, male nudity, sex, countryside, runaway, nightclub, prostitution ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%