Movies like My Skinny Sister

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My Skinny Sister (2015)
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My Skinny Sister (2015)
Original name: Min lilla syster
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Just as Stella enters the exciting world of adolescence she discovers that her big sister and role model Katja is hiding an eating disorder. The disease slowly tears the family apart. A story about jealousy, love and betrayal told with warmth, depth and laughter - on and off the ice.
Style: psychological, serious, sincere, touching, realistic, captivating
Plot: anorexia, family relations, mental illness, siblings relations, sisterhood, youth, kids in trouble, parents and children, child illness, family problems, strong female character, teenage life, fighting illness, teenager, family, sisters, teenage girl, grownups, sister, sister sister relationship, family in crisis, illness, physical appearance, love, strong female lead ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe

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Most similar movies to My Skinny Sister

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and captivating films with plots about family relations, family problems, youth, parents and children, teenage life, siblings relations and coming of age mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like My Skinny Sister: Feed (2017), To the Bone (2017), Little Miss Perfect (2016), Sharing the Secret (2000), I Wish (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Feed (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Olivia and Matthew Grey, 18-year-old twins born into a world of privilege and high expectations. There are almost no boundaries between them - even their dreams are connected.
Style: touching, psychological, suspense, disturbing, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: anorexia, twins, family, youth, love, hospital, hospitalization, graduate, adaptation, life is a bitch, redemption, destiny ...
Time: contemporary
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To the Bone (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young woman dealing with anorexia meets an unconventional doctor who challenges her to face her condition and embrace life.
Style: bleak, captivating, psychological, melancholic, suspense ...
Plot: anorexia, therapy, suicide, pregnant woman, sister sister relationship, artist, abortion, unconventional method, family problems, health situation, psychology, psychologist ...
Place: arizona, los angeles
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100%
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.
Style: disturbing, psychological, thought provoking, suspense
Plot: anorexia, self harm, student, teenager, high school, peer pressure, family problems, school, teenage girl, dysfunctional family, kids in trouble, social problems ...
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100%
The Best Little Girl in the World (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Casey Powell is a young teenage girl who is secretly suffering from anorexia nevosa, a mental and physical illness of deliberately starving herself or self-induced vomiting, because of her troubled home life and problems at school in which her ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, uplifting, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: anorexia, mental illness, elderly, unfulfillment, misfit, hopes, youth, family relations, power relations, human nature, physical appearance, school ...
Time: 80s
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100%
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Sharing the Secret (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenage girl who feels she must always seem happy for her parents and friends secretly binges and purges.
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, serious, touching
Plot: mother daughter relationship, teenage girl, bulimia, teenage daughter, family relations, mental illness, family life, starvation, parents and children, teenage life, physical appearance, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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100%
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I Wish (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Two young brothers at opposite ends of Kyushu devise a magical plan to reunite their separated parents in Hirokazu Koreeda's benign and superbly acted picture of family life.
Style: serious, touching, stylized, realistic
Plot: brother brother relationship, parents and children, youth, family relations, desire, father son relationship, hopes, family problems, broken family, train, separated parents, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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100%
Hello Sister, Goodbye Life (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A college student must take care of her 7-year-old half sister after the death of their parents.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, life turned upside down, family relations, youth, disorder, family problems, family in crisis, teenage life, sister sister relationship, half sister, stepsister stepsister relationship, sisters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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34%
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Dummy (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A coming of age drama about two young brothers whose lives are thrown into turmoil when their mother dies suddenly, leaving them to fend for themselves. While Danny loses himself in music, sex and drugs, his younger brother Jack transforms a life ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, humorous, gloomy
Plot: kids in trouble, teenage life, family problems, youth, family relations, family in crisis, death in the family, brother brother relationship, coming of age, death of mother, siblings relations, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Pandora's Box (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When an aging matriarch starts showing signs of dementia, her dysfunctional family in Istanbul must navigate a minefield of unresolved issues to care for her.
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, self discovery, hopes, elderly, estrangement, parents and children, countryside, introspection, adolescence vs adulthood, aging ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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31%
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Drunkboat (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After twenty years of broken bottles and empty hallways, Mort Gleason witnesses his nephew Moo being beaten while in a drunken stupor. The short contact with family brings Mort back to what are left of his senses and he returns to the last home he ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: family relations, haunted by the past, single parent, parents and children, youth, social relations, coming of age, teenage life, suburbs, self discovery, teenager, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois
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31%
Of Boys and Men (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Robert Townsend stars as the patriarch of a family devastated when his wife is killed in a senseless auto accident. Reeling with grief, each family member must find courage and vision to carry on, ultimately eager to do the mother proud.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: family relations, family life, parents and children, family in crisis, youth, car accident, death of wife, grief, accidental death, love, society, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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31%
Reviving Ophelia (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The difficulties two sisters face raising their teenage daughters
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, sentimental, serious
Plot: family problems, coming of age, family relations, youth, teenage life, obsession, family life, single parent, hidden truth, parents and children, kids in trouble, disgraced ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Things Behind the Sun (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Now that Itzhak's father is in a coma, and dying, Itzhak is finally willing to visit him, thus breaking a ten-year silence. During his visits to the hospital, Itzhak, a beaten and reserved man, is frustrated to find himself neglected by his own ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, touching, serious ...
Plot: estrangement, family relations, dysfunctional family, family problems, parents and children, family life, siblings relations, grandfather granddaughter relationship, hospital, husband wife relationship, coma, family secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
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30%
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Hunger Point (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Meet the Hunters your typical all-American family: two committed parents and two lovely daughters. However, looks can be deceiving because this family is plagued by the nit-picking comments of an overzealous mother determined to keep her daughters ...
Style: psychological, serious, touching, emotional, realistic
Plot: self harm, dysfunctional family, family relations, mental institution, obsession, family problems, life is a bitch, physical appearance, mental illness, parents and children, family in crisis, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Mother, I Love You (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Latvia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Raimonds, a 12 year old boy, falls into a world of petty crime while trying to stay out of trouble with his mother.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, captivating, entertaining
Plot: kids in trouble, juvenile delinquency, family relations, single parent, youth, crimes, parents and children, bittersweet, childhood, financial problem, teenage boy, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latvia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Sisters (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Lyon, France in 1970s, Sibylle, Corinne, and Georgette are sisters who share everything, as they live with their Italian mother. Sibylle is the only blonde in the family, except for their father who abandoned them, and she feels isolated. She dreams ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, youth, family problems, siblings relations, introspection, dysfunctional family, parents and children, coming of age, single parent, obsessive quest, godparent, self discovery ...
Time: 70s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, france, lyon
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30%
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Absence (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, Chile, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A daily, familiar, sexual and emotional drama. Based on the character Serginho, the plot is based around various aspects of this "no longer a boy, not yet a man". We follow his day to day: the recently acquired role of man of the house, ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, bleak
Plot: dysfunctional family, teenage life, family relations, family problems, youth, parents and children, child as adult, coming of age, teachers and students, siblings relations, power relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Call Me Crazy: A Five Film (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A psychotherapist helps a law student cope with schizophrenia in one of five interconnected tales dealing with mental illness.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mental illness, schizophrenia, family relations, family problems, human spirit, strong female presence, hopes, funeral, stand up comedian, rape, depressed woman, family dinner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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A Father's Choice (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The fast-paced city life of two sisters is turned upside down when they are sent to live in the country with their father after their mother is killed.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: family life, parents and children, teenage life, dysfunctional family, love and romance, single parent, youth, family problems, family relations, hopes, estrangement, farm ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
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28%
Paper Covers Rock (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Samantha is recovering from a suicide attempt and ready for a fresh start in life. She has to fight for the custody of her daughter.
Style: sincere, psychological, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Plot: parents and children, custody, mental illness, family life, family relations, family problems, starting over, hopes, mother daughter relationship, depressed woman, woman in underwear, psychologist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: coney island brooklyn new york city
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28%
Dream and Silence (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Oriol and Yolanda live in Paris with their two daughters. During a vacation they suffer a car accident that will change their lives.
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: parents and children, family in crisis, family relations, family problems, introspection, life turned upside down, memory loss, accident, school teacher, funeral, death, architect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, catalonia
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28%
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Baby Blues (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Natalia is a 17-year-old mom living with her mother and son, Antos. She wanted to have a baby because it was a “cool” thing to do, and because she feels she has someone to love; someone who can love her in return. Everything changes when ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: teenage life, parent child relationship, family problems, immaturity, couples, babies and infants, hopes, pregnancy, dysfunctional family, youth, mother child relationship, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland
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27%
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Virgin (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When a teenager finds herself pregnant, with no memory of having had sex, she determines that she is carrying the child of God.
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, coming of age, family relations, clergy, society, youth, parents and children, teenage life, sexual abuse, small town, teenage girl, virginity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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27%
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Lucky Girl (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Kaitlyn is a high school student whose obsession with gambling leads to her accumulating a mountain of debt. Her habit also causes a high degree of family tension.
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, psychological, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: gambling addiction, gambling, money raising, obsession, teenage life, kids in trouble, family in crisis, life is a bitch, addiction, parents and children, family problems, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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27%
My Sister's Keeper (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two sisters take a journey of discovery and reconciliation based on the memoirs of Margaret Moorman. Christine has been diagnosed with schizophrenia and must rely on others for support even though she longs for and independent and ordinary life. ...
Style: uplifting, serious, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: siblings relations, mental illness, split personality, disability, family problems, sister, sibling relationship, family life, family relations, sister sister relationship, schizophrenia, schizophrenic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Dad (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovenia
Duration: 71 min.
Story: After a long separation, a father and his son spend the day fishing on the river bank. On a beautiful autumn Sunday, surrounded by the majestic countryside, they seem to be alone in the world. They must start all over again.
Style: realistic, sincere, atmospheric, serious, touching ...
Plot: family, family relations, youth, countryside, parents and children, parent child relationship, nature, father son relationship, kids and family, father and son, separated parents, parents separation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
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26%
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Bluebird (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a freezing January evening, school bus driver Lesley completes her route, but her final inspection abruptly ends when a bluebird comes into view. What happens next shakes her small Maine logging town, proving that even the slightest actions have ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: isolation, family in crisis, family problems, drug abuse, teenage life, working class, dysfunctional family, parents and children, single parent, youth, bus, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, usa
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26%
Run Sister Run! (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Emilia is a teenager and a good girl, who never forgets her homework or her little sister, Elsa. Siiri is just one year older than Emilia but not at all like her. When Emilia and Siiri become friends, Emilia's life changes. Siiri encourages her ...
Style: realistic, emotional, semi serious, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, life turned upside down, rebelliousness, self discovery, juvenile delinquency, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, family problems, social relations, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland, helsinki finland
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26%
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Stay (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, Ireland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A woman finds out she's pregnant and returns home when the expected father wants nothing to do with her.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, touching, psychological ...
Plot: pregnancy, parents and children, family life, unsupportive spouse, single parent, homecoming, family relations, love, family problems, older man younger woman relationship, female nudity, fear of commitment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, ireland
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26%
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Lena (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Lena is a lonely, plump adolescent girl. Much to her surprise she gets a relationship with the popular but unreliable Daan. Lena moves in with Daan and his strange father Tom and is willing to do a lot for his love. More than a lot.
Style: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, serious ...
Plot: leaving home, coming of age, teenage love, parents and children, family problems, family relations, physical appearance, teenage life, youth, teenager, nudity (full frontal - brief), dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%