Movies like August 2011

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August (2011)
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August (2011)
Original name: Elokuu
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 wild girl. Juli asks Aku for a ride to eastern Finland. Aku agrees – without any idea what he's getting himself into.
Style: road movie
Plot: coming of age, friendship between boys, young adult, ladies man, summer job, adulthood, forgiveness, summer, sauna, youth, stolen car, falling in love, womanizer, sex scene, nightclub, cheating, adultery, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male nudity, swimming, female nudity, pubic hair, outdoor sex, love, friend ...

Most similar movies to August

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, road movie and psychological films with plots about coming of age, male nudity, friendship, female nudity, youth, love and sex scene mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like August: Skin, Skin (1966), Almost 18 (2012), Welcome Home (2015), Danmark (2017), O Capacete Dourado (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 601
Skin, Skin (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mikko Niskanen's famous new wave film about the '60s urban intellectuals who get faced in the Finnish countryside with loads of beer.
Plot: premarital sex, sauna, camping trip, movie star, drunk, countryside, summer, snake bite, dance, infidelity, student, tent ...
Time: 1960s
Place: finland
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95%
 6.3
 526
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: friendship, teenager, sauna, adulthood, group shower, father son estrangement, 18 year old, bungee jump, parenthood, abortion, brother, 17 year old ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.3
 37
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, male nudity, youth, friendship between boys
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.1
 123
Danmark (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 22-year-old Norge lives a careless life as a bachelor in the province. The slacker idyll meets a sudden end when 16-year-old Josephine turns up after a one-night-stand and tells him she’s pregnant
Plot: coming of age, youth, slacker, teenage girl, rapper, sex scene, pregnancy, abortion, male nudity, female nudity
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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O Capacete Dourado (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The darkness of night, a barely lit place, motorbikes flirting with danger: a group of teenagers at a crossroads playing chicken with unaware passing cars.Jota (Eduardo Frazão) stands out from this group, unclassifiable; his destiny has no straight ...
Plot: helmet, coming of age, love, friendship, teenage boy, school, friendship between boys, youth, group of friends, motorcycle, first love
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.4
 50
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, independence, rock band, youth, high school student, media, commune, teenager
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 48
Now (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A mysterious accident has separated Jaap from his beloved Rose, but they continue to talk to each other in their minds and dreams. As Jaap struggles to come to terms with what happened, his best friend JP suggests they travel to France to visit Rose ...
Style: road movie
Plot: loss, loneliness, friendship, russian, love, friend, coma, accident
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: semi serious, realistic, touching, emotional, humorous
Plot: coming of age, friendship, best friends, teenage life, life turned upside down, youth, family problems, friends, juvenile delinquency, rebelliousness, self discovery, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, helsinki finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Earth Is a Sinful Song (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An earthy, naturalistically erotic and blood-soaked tale of young Martta's ill-fated affair with Oula, a womanizing reindeer herdsman in the Finnish Lapland of the late 1940s. When the 19-year-old girl turns up pregnant, her alcoholic father is ...
Plot: labia, village, falling in love, vagina, nature, coming of age, religion, suicide, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, pubic hair, bare breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.5
 856
Hustlers (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The director Lauri Nurkse tells that Veijarit is a film about "arjensietokyvyttömyys" (= inability to tolerate everyday life) and about the Peter Pan complex. The main actor Mikko Leppilampi says it's about ...
Plot: nightclub, fight, dream, single, skinny dipping, falling in love, thirty something, sex scene, roommate, drinking alcohol, love, marriage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Black and White (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Juha is a sales manager of a refrigerator company. His perfect-looking family and glittering array of modern kitchen appliances have just been featured in a magazine article, but in reality Juha is a womanising chauvinist more at home on the road ...
Plot: model, older man younger woman relationship, falling in love, marketing, advertising, dysfunctional marriage, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, adultery, male nudity, love triangle, secretary, love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.0
 36
Flight North (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, Finland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Johanna (Katharina Thalbach) has fled Nazi Germany to visit a friend in Finland, and from there she continues on to her friend's family's estate. Once at the estate, Johanna passionately argues with her friend's pro-Nazi brother and ...
Plot: male nudity, sex scene, stock footage, nazi, arctic, summer, socialist, lapland, smoking after sex, dissident, world war two, love ...
Time: 1930s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.1
 1K
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: serious, talky, realistic, disturbing, sincere ...
Plot: beach, friends, friendship, summer, love, sex, violence, teenager, coming of age, innocence lost, rock, island ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
 318
The Good Son (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When his mother takes a shine to a man at a party, a young man begins to lose his grip on reality. Initial release: March 25, 2011 (Finland) Director: Zaida Bergroth Editor: Jan Forsström Music composed by: Mi and L'au Awards: Jussi Award for ...
Plot: young man, girlfriend, actress, dysfunctional family, sauna, hit with a shovel, surprise attack, summer, cottage, drunk, oedipus complex, teenage son ...
Time: 2010s
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Milka - A Film About Taboos (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on a novel by the late Finnish writer Timo Mukka, this simple story focuses on what happens when Milka (Irma Huntus), a girl barely out of childhood, gets pregnant by Ojanen (Matti Turunen) a rustic fieldhand. Her own mother had been hoping to ...
Plot: child abuse, single mother, female nudity, male nudity, mother daughter relationship, village, pregnancy, youth, nature, coming of age, skinny dipping, lapland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: railway, train, drink, drinking, neighbor, drunkenness, rain, death, teenager, seduction, small town, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Love in a Fish Bowl (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Waitress Saara meets handsome journalist Joni, and soon moves in to live with him. Joni tries his best to satisfy Saara sexually but, disturbed by violent lesbian fantasies, she is unable to experience orgasm. Trying to cope with the situation, ...
Plot: waitress, sexual identity, frigidity, young adult, sex, love, journalist, wedding, restaurant, female friendship, city, sexual attraction ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
This Summer Feeling (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sasha, a French woman of thirty, dies suddenly in Berlin. Her Fiancé, Lawrence, and her sister Zoé, must come to terms as the consequences of this shock set in.
Plot: friendship, psychology, female nudity, death, cigarette smoking, beach, male nudity, concert, sex scene, drawing, cat, hospital
Place: berlin germany, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.6
 2K
Young Gods (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Taavi,the enigmatic 18-year-old lead, has just inherited his long-deceased wealthy parents home and estate. It is high school graduation and Taavi's birthday, and after his fiends greet him au natural and are arrested, Taavi invites his friends ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: voyeurism, youth, coming of age, looking for sex, sexual abuse, sexual relations, teenage life, couples, prostitute, dangerous attraction, life is a bitch, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Night by the Seashore (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Middle-aged municipal architect Mikko is frustrated with his job and his marriage, so for years he has directed his energy into renovating a turn-of-the-century wooden villa on the seaside. One beautiful summer evening Mikko and his wife Liisa ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, friendship, trophy wife, generation gap, dysfunctional marriage, midlife crisis, social class, older woman younger man relationship, summer, marital problem, past, middle aged man ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.6
 182
Plants (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 94 min.
Story: For a whole summer, 17-year-old Florencia has to look after her brother, who is trapped in a persistent vegetative state. She washes him, changes his nappies, and cuddles up to him in bed. From time to time she reads to him from a comic called ...
Plot: coming of age, erotica, exhibitionist, pubic hair, female nudity, bathtub, male nudity, masturbation, taking off underwear, clothed female naked male, female objectification, man in bathtub ...
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.1
 797
Wasted Youth (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Harris, a 16 year old boy spends his day skateboarding aimlessly around Athens with his friends. Vassilis, a middle aged cop, is frustrated with his dead-end job and crammed in his small apartment with his family.
Plot: financial crisis, unemployment, youth, death of protagonist, pervert, watching porn, skateboarding, teenage protagonist, male friendship, male in shower, friendship, listening to music ...
Time: 2010s
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.0
 163
Twisted Roots (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In this stylish Finnish drama, the secrets and desires of a family can no longer be suppressed. Mikko turns out to have a hereditary illness. Since then he has been worried. How long can he continue to run the family business that he and inherited ...
Plot: father son relationship, husband wife relationship, little girl, secret, adoption, girl, snow, father daughter relationship, death, christmas, teenage girl, teenager ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 6.5
 256
A Summer Day (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The sudden death of a teenager during a soccer match puts a small community completely off-balance.
Plot: teenage boy, pubic hair, accidental death, death of son, coach, friendship between boys, best friend, soccer, coming of age, loss of son, death of friend, loss of friend ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Painting Sellers (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 58 min.
Story: A film by Juho Kuosmanen.
Style: road movie
Plot: lower class, money problems, middle aged woman, military service, salesman, stepfather, karaoke, winter, youth, driver, new year's eve, darkness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
My Mermaid, My Lorelei (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A romantic story unfolding in a beautiful village by the sea. The protagonists are 14-year-old Fedor and 18-year-old Nyurka. Fedor has long been interested in the girl, but was too shy to talk to her. He is an ordinary boy who enjoys riding his ...
Plot: beach, friendship, love, kiss, prostitute, memories, model, youth, friendship between boys, actress, coming of age, best friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 63
Poids léger (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young man tries his way in boxing, supported by a coach. He meets a girl, falls in love and she becomes pregnant.
Plot: dead parents, brother sister relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mentor protege relationship, boxer, father figure, cat, grief, falling in love, fight, coach, sex scene ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.9
 29
Tattoo Bar (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Although she's still hung up on the man who broke her heart (Miguel Molina), club dancer Simona (Mercedes Ortega) pledges to eradicate all memories of him by removing the tattoos he put on her body. Complicating matters is Mariel (Alexis ...
Plot: tattoo, adultery, sex, love, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, labia
Place: barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Last Summer of La Boyita (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Young Jorgelina feels estranged from her boy-crazy older sister, who has entered adolescence and doesn't want to hang around with little kids anymore. Finding refuge in their Boyita camper-van, Jorgelina travels with her father to the ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: coming of age, countryside, friendship, gender, swimming, parents and children, youth, family relations, supernatural ability, teaching the ways of the world, teenage life, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Simon & the Oaks (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Norway
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Epic story about two families and their friendship and common destiny in Sweden's Gothenburg in the 1940s and 1950s. Told from the perspective of young Simon Larsson, who learns that he's an adopted child who has a Jewish father from ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, touching, tense
Plot: coming of age, best friend, friendship, parents and children, countryside, social differences, culture clash, society, youth, family relations, social misfits, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 1940s
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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