Movies like Weirdos

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Weirdos (2016)
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Weirdos (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two Nova Scotian teens who hit the road in July 1976 accompanied by the laconic ghost of (the still-living) Andy Warhol.
Plot: journey, childhood, teenager, road trip, coming out, mental illness, homosexuality, hitchhiking, father son relationship, runaway, beach party, escape, high school teacher, homophobic slur, mentally unstable woman, mountie, mother son relationship
Time: 70s, year 1976
Place: nova scotia

Most similar movies to Weirdos

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, serious, realistic and sincere films with plots about father son relationship, runaway, teenager, family relations, friendship, coming of age and homosexuality mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Weirdos: Marion Bridge (2002), Runaway, Runaway (1972), Lonely Child (2005), That Certain Summer (1972), The Tree with Pink Leaves (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Marion Bridge (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three estranged sisters reunite to care for their dying mother and old conflicts and secrets return to the surface.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, alcoholic, homecoming, small town, haunted by the past, family problems, family gatherings, family life, life is a bitch, human nature, parents and children, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, australia, nova scotia, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Runaway, Runaway (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An unhappy teenager hits the road to meet up with a man in California whom she barely knows. Along the way the naive teen stumbles around trying to do her best to get by, but eventually falls prey to some unseemly characters willing to take ...
Plot: runaway teen, hitchhiking, teenage girl, teenager, friendship, roommate, businessman, runaway
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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 ⇓
55%
That Certain Summer (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The first US teleplay to deal sympathetically with homosexuality. Divorced San Francisco contractor Doug Salter is looking forward to a summer visit from his fourteen-year-old son Nick, who lives in Los Angeles with his mother Janet. The boy does ...
Plot: coming out, gay, older man younger man relationship, father son relationship, family relations, male homosexuality, gay slur, lgbt, closeted homosexual, divorced parents, runaway, wristwatch ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Tree with Pink Leaves (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Little Marco suffers from his parents' divorce. He runs away from home and is hit by a car. He drags on but eventually dies under a tree with pink leaves, remembering a story his grandmother told him.
Plot: father son relationship, hit and run, divorce, runaway, school, dysfunctional family, family crisis, coming of age, boy, marital separation, tragedy, sexual exploration ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Out of the Blue (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dennis Hopper is a hard-drinking truck driver who loses control of his truck under the influence and slams it into a busload of screaming children. After serving his five year jail sentence, Hopper finds his daughter, Cebe (Linda Manz), the love of ...
Style: gloomy, disturbing, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: drug abuse, coming of age, white trash, hitchhiking, heroin, suicide, injury, prison, poverty, runaway, punk, truck driver ...
Time: 70s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Consenting Adult (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Young and shy Jeff discovers his attraction to men. After struggling with himself he comes out to his parents. Mum eventually listens to his son and tries to understand his feelings, but his Dad would rather die - which, in the end, he really does, ...
Plot: coming out, father son relationship, mother son relationship, family conflict, male homosexuality, telephone call, first gay sexual experience, psychiatry, male virgin, waterfront, gay son, athlete ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Tremors (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Guatemala, France, Luxembourg
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A family man torn between the love for his family, the boundaries of religion and the freedom to choose whom to love.
Plot: homosexuality, masseur, pastor, shower, male nudity, brainwashing, group shower, injection, earthquake, family values, homophobic slur, heavy rain ...
Place: guatemala
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Something About Love (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Wally Olynyk (Stefan Wodoslawsky) returns home to the Cape Breton region of Nova Scotia in this somber drama. After years of living in Los Angeles, he hopes to attend his high-school reunion and visit with his father Stan (Jan Rubes). Stan is the ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: alzheimer's disease, father son relationship, mortician, high school reunion
Place: los angeles, nova scotia, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
 6
Soliloquy (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bus takes-off from urban Manila to the rural southeastern side of the country, carrying a group of mixed passengers from all walks of life, each one has a personal story to tell and they are telling it in their own voice. During the long journey, ...
Plot: road trip, superstition, butterfly, bus, one day, pregnancy, journey, translator, knife, ex convict, deaf mute, gay
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Suspicious River (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young married woman (Parker) sells her body, not just for money, to guests at the motel where she works as a receptionist.
Style: psychological, rough, disturbing, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: sexual abuse, prostitute, infidelity, survival, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, haunted by the past, family problems, life is a bitch, danger, small town, strong sexual content ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, vancouver british columbia canada, vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Childhood of a Leader (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada, UK, France, Hungary, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The chilling story of a young American boy living in France in 1918 whose father is working for the US government on the creation of the Treaty of Versailles. What he witnesses helps to mold his beliefs – and we witness the birth of a terrifying ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, bleak, rough, suspense
Plot: fascism, boy, leader, father son relationship, childhood, tantrum, evil child, brutality, mother son relationship, government agency, prayer, little boy ...
Time: year 1919, 1910s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
David and Lisa (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The emotional story of a young man in a mental institution for teens who begins to understand his psychosis in the environment of others with mental and emotional problems. He finds intimacy with Lisa, a young woman suffering from schizophrenia.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: mental illness, friendship, mental institution, teenage love, schizophrenia, split personality, romance, youth, unfulfillment, young lovers, love affair, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1960s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Paper Angels (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An abused wife leaves her alcoholic husband and moves with her children to another town. There their lives become entwined with another family in trouble.
Plot: christmas, gift, party, public humiliation, locker room, father son relationship, father figure, abuse, teenager, dressing room
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 ⇓
37%
Welcome Home, Bobby (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a Chicago teen is arrested for drug possession, the ensuing investigation reveals that he has had sexual contact with an older man. Discovering his sexual encounter, other students start shunning him and call for his expulsion from school. His ...
Plot: coming out, gay teenager, gay, parent child relationship, breakup, sexual confusion, homosexual love, coming of age, petition, teenage boy, seduction, speedo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Young Runaways (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three unhappy teenagers run away from home, only to discover living on their own isn't as idyllic as they imagined.
Plot: teenager, runaway, biker, car accident, armed robbery, reality, friendship, farm, prostitution, burned to death, thief, drugs ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Kodachrome (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Matt Ryder is convinced to drive his estranged and dying father Benjamin Ryder cross country to deliver four old rolls of Kodachrome film to the last lab in the world that can develop them before it shuts down for good. Along with Ben's nurse ...
Style: psychological, suspense, sincere, disturbing, captivating
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: road trip, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, parents and children, destiny, society, rivalry, adventure, family, obsession, friends, hopes ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Thumb Tripping (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Gary and Shay are two happy-go-lucky flower children who hitchhike in the beautiful Big Sur-Monterey area of California.
Style: road movie
Plot: truck, female nudity, runaway, on the road, journey, mother daughter relationship, travel, truck driver, motorcyclist, marriage, hitchhiking, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Fishing Trip (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In this moving drama, three young Canadian women embark upon a journey to face and lay to rest their painful pasts. Though Kirsti (Jhene Erwin) is twenty-one and living independently as a college student, she remains haunted by horrible memories of ...
Plot: past, handgun, sexual assault, victim, teenage girl, cabin, revenge, father son relationship, sister sister relationship, fishing, mother daughter relationship, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Last Winter (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Tells the story of a young man's struggle to keep his world from changing. Placed in the rural setting of the mid 1950s.
Plot: childhood, suburbs, child's point of view, city, coming of age, big city, grandfather grandson relationship, grandfather, moving
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Last Years of Childhood (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A juvenile offender is handed over to authorities at age 13 and placed in an institution in this somber social drama. Martin is a petty thief who enjoys stealing and looks up to his older brother. When he is informed that his brother has died, ...
Style: social realism
Plot: social problem, bureaucracy, juvenile delinquency, runaway teen, shower, reformatory, coming of age, attack, suicide, teenager, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Place: southern germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Special Education (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Educator and those educated in a home for juvenile delinquents in the same test: approach, take a peek into his soul to become a man. The story of a minor, neglected boys-offenders and their teachers who try to reject the old methods of ...
Plot: police officer, car accident, education, teaching, hitchhiking, juvenile detention, escape, runaway, theft, juvenile delinquency, small town, friend ...
Place: belgrade
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Tag (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Billy is the self-designated leader of a group of teenagers living in a shelter. Jacob and Rae, Billy's oldest childhood friends, live there as well as part of "the family". Billy has an AIDs-like virus, which he has passed on to his ...
Plot: teenager, homeless, hiv, blood, warehouse, murder, throat cut, runaway, gay teenager, throat slitting, couples, abusive parent ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.1
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Wonderland (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: There's little wonder in the working-class lives of Bill, Eileen, and their three grown daughters. They're lonely Londoners. Nadia, a cafe waitress, places personal ads, looking for love; Debbie, a single mom, entertains men at the hair ...
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, emotional, talky ...
Plot: working class, parents and children, weekend, society, couple relations, loneliness, sister sister relationship, life, waitress, multiple storylines, existentialism, estrangement ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england, los angeles, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Crime in Connecticut: The Story of Alex Kelly (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: About a notorious Connecticut convicted rapist.
Plot: serial rapist, rapist, parent child relationship, rape, father son relationship, runaway, lovers on the run, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Salut Victor (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Friendship between two old men becomes love. Slightly-unkempt, tired, and frail, Philippe Lanctot moves into a rest home. The administrator says she wants him to be happy, but that seems far from his mind: he's waiting to die. Then, into his ...
Plot: lgbt, female director, friendship between men, gay father, retirement home, closeted homosexual, aging, coming out, gay parent, old age, homosexual, gay interest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Little Ladies of the Night (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The sister of ex-pimp and current Los Angeles Police detective Lyle York was murdered working the streets a few years ago. Since his reform, he has teamed with Officer Russ Garfield to clear the streets of under-age girls working in prostitution. ...
Style: cult film
Plot: prostitution, teenager, street life, friendship, innocence, teenage girl, money, police, unhappiness, mother daughter relationship, innocent, social problem ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.1
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44 (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Based on true events, 44 is the story of Migs, an 18 year old high school student trapped between the two opposing forces of his father, a drug dealer and convicted felon, and his mother, an NYPD cop.
Style: based on true events
Plot: drug dealer, father son relationship, teenager, 18 year old, policewoman, nypd, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%