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: island, friendship, singing, poverty, construction worker, nightclub, kiss, night, 18 year old, coming of age, flirting, friend, brother brother relationship, teenager, construction site, snowing, karaoke, iphone, long lost brother
Place: cambodia

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Most similar movies to Diamond Island

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and captivating films with plots about coming of age, friendship, teenager, teenage boy, youth, friend and teenage girl 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: brother, son, teenager, coming of age, youth, friendship, boy, friend
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95%
 6.5
 53
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: friendship, coming of age, filmmaking, rock band, youth, independence, teenager, high school student, media, commune
Place: toronto ontario canada
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91%
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, barefoot, christmas present, classmate, teacher student relationship, best friend, white dress, new year, teenage girl, sister sister relationship, birthday, teenager ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 40
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: friendship, coming of age, teenage boy, male nudity, youth, friendship between boys, childhood friend, pubic hair
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 5.9
 282
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: gloomy, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: teenage life, friendship, disorder, island, crime gone awry, youth, friends, criminal's revenge, crimes, nightclub, disposing of a dead body, vomiting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.3
 551
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: teenager, friendship, father son relationship, alcohol, drug, barefoot male, bungee jump, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, birthday, brother, male nudity, parenthood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: realistic, captivating, emotional, thought provoking, meditative
Audience: teen drama, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: teenager, coming of age, gay, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, grownups, love and romance, conflict, gay love, sexual orientation, mystery, lgbt ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 7
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, ...
Plot: arena, laser gun, friendship, teenager, coming of age, war game
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: coming of age, caravan, brother brother relationship, first love, farm, teenage boy, teenager
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, chance meeting, grave, male female relationship, rain, small town, neighbor, drunkenness, murder, death, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenager ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: flashback, friend, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, friendship, island, survivor, sexual awakening, menarche, coming of age, girl man relationship, maturity ...
Place: caribbean, bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Handsome Priest (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Story: A young petty thief befriends the local priest.
Plot: coming of age, handcuffs, jealousy, harp, slingshot, dead boy, marriage engagement, spinster, gang, innocence, teenage boy, poverty ...
Time: pre world war two, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, coming of age, friendship, underage girl, best friend, older man young girl relationship, adolescence, swedish, 14 year old
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Levelland (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A coming-of-age drama, with skateboards, set in Texas.
Plot: teenage girl, liar, swimming pool, teenager, skateboarding, punk rock, marital separation, sunbathing, graffiti, car wash, hospital, swimming ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, talky, serious, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: beach, friends, friendship, coming of age, summer, violence, sex, love, teenager, teenage love, teenage life, love and romance ...
Time: 60s
⇓ 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: violence, internet, teenager, street gang, cell, iphone, smartphone
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: realistic, touching, gloomy, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, innocence lost, family relations, in the woods, teenage life, siblings relations, dealing with death, human nature, youth, haunted by the past, wrestling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Devil in the Skin (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Coming-of-Age drama telling the story of the strong bond between Xavier and his little brother Jacques and their struggle to remain together despite all odds.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: youth, coming of age, siblings relations, countryside, family relations, life turned upside down, forceful separation, rebelliousness, boy, summer, teenage boy, brother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 5.7
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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: texting, guardian, teenage boy, cell phone, teenager, teenage girl, kiss, park, rowboat, text messaging, taking a selfie, first date ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Rock the Paint (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story ignites when teenager Josh Sendler has to pack up his hoop dreams and move from the lush cornfields of Indiana to the harsh inner-city playgrounds of Newark, N.J.. He meets and befriends basketball phenom, Antwon Jackson, on ...
Plot: caucasian, high school athlete, father son relationship, racism, coming of age, basketball, teenager, gun, brother brother relationship, african american, basketball court
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 230
Ivan & Abraham (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belarus
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In 1930s Poland Christian boy Ivan goes to live with a Jewish family to learn a trade. He becomes friends with Abraham, the son of the family. However, anti-Semitism is rife in their environment, and they flee to escape an upcoming conflict. ...
Plot: village, grandfather grandson relationship, racism, runaway, intolerance, gypsy, circumcision, jewish culture, friend, friendship, mistaken identity, religion ...
Time: 1930s
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 257
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, young people, becoming an adult, unhappiness, high school friends, gay, gay kiss, coming of age, homosexual, male nudity, filmmaker, homosexuality
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.9
 7K
Girlhood (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Oppressed by her family setting, dead-end school prospects and the boys law in the neighborhood, Marieme starts a new life after meeting a group of three free-spirited girls. She changes her name, her dress code, and quits school to be accepted in ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, realistic, touching, serious
Plot: youth, coming of age, friendship, singing, girl, peer pressure, innocence lost, best friends, gender, society, feminism, against the rules ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 24
The Magic (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Algeria, Tunisia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tunisia's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1995
Plot: filmmaking, street life, friendship, friend, boy, obsession, poverty, filmmaker, hut, rapture, child abandonment
Place: tunisia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.6
 76
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: friendship, intelligence, inventor, coming of age, parent child relationship, self discovery, small town, cult, teenager, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, extramarital affair
Time: 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Goldfinch (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: A boy in New York is taken in by a wealthy family after his mother is killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In a rush of panic, he steals 'The Goldfinch', a painting that eventually draws him into a world of crime.
Style: atmospheric, non-linear, psychological, exciting, enigmatic
Plot: tragic event, friendship, bombing, parent child relationship, art, museum, painting, foster home, antique shop, teenage boy, drugs, brother brother relationship ...
Place: manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, bare breasts, singing, bicycle, fire, new year's eve, campfire, guitar, scar, motorcycle, accordion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, juvenile delinquency, virginity, youth, sexuality, teenager, hitchhiking, friendship, coming of age, loss of virginity
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 3K
Atlantics (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Senegal, Belgium
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Along the Atlantic coast, a soon-to-be-inaugurated futuristic tower looms over a suburb of Dakar. Ada, 17, is in love with Souleiman, a young construction worker. But she has been promised to another man. One night, Souleiman and his co-workers ...
Plot: construction worker, emigration, forced marriage, police investigation, superstition, police inspector, wedding reception, wedding, money, marriage, doctor, emigrant ...
Time: 2010s
Place: africa, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: island, bounty hunter, coming of age, friendship, hunter, legend, rescue, adventure, escapades, heroes, family, innocence lost ...
Time: 80s
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%