Movies like August 2011

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 5.3
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August
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, talky and melancholic films with plots about male nudity, friendship, female nudity, coming of age, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, pubic hair and friend mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like August: Skin, Skin (1966), In the Blood (2016), Frozen Land (2005), Levelland (2003), Almost 18 (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 6.8
 601
Skin, Skin
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: holiday, male nudity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, tent, camping, jealousy, student, drunkenness, singing, young couple, infidelity, pubic hair ...
Time: 1960s
Place: finland
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 6.1
 521
In the Blood
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 114 min.
Story: It’s summer in Copenhagen, it’s a time of endless days and careless nights. Simon is a 23-year-old medical student. He and his friends party and drink and chase girls and wake up the next day to do the whole thing all over again. But it’s also ...
Plot: sex outdoors, natural breasts, taking a selfie, scandinavian girl, baby crying, naked outdoors, snake, forest, tattoo, lake, security guard, apartment ...
Time: 2010s
Place: copenhagen, scandinavia, sweden, copenhagen denmark, bolivia
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System:   54%
    User:   62%
 
 7.5
 5K
Frozen Land
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When a schoolteacher is sacked, he projects his bad mood at his troubled teenage son. The son, in turn, buys a CD player from a pawnshop with counterfeit money. This starts a chain reaction of misery as every victim projects his problems on to ...
Style: emotional, realistic, bleak, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: depression, destiny, dysfunctional family, drug abuse, finnish, drugs, sex, male nudity, strong sexual content, parents and children, pornography, drug addiction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, finland
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System:   53%
    User:   48%
 
 5.8
 135
Levelland
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A coming-of-age drama, with skateboards, set in Texas.
Plot: storytelling, dog, friendship, restaurant, lie, eating, listening to music, food, marriage, friend, teacher, father son relationship ...
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System:   53%
    User:   62%
 
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 6.3
 526
Almost 18
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, parenthood, sauna, adulthood, 18 year old, group shower, bungee jump, father son estrangement, abortion, coming of age, 17 year old ...
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System:   49%
    User:   50%
 
 7.1
 1K
Last Summer
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, rock, innocence lost, island, teenage love, teenage life, coming of age, kids in trouble, summer, sex ...
Time: 60s
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System:   49%
    User:   58%
 
Run Sister Run!
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: best friends, teenage life, life turned upside down, coming of age, youth, family problems, friends, friendship, juvenile delinquency, rebelliousness, self discovery, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, helsinki finland
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System:   48%
    User:   56%
 
The Great Beauty
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Jep Gambardella has seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades, but after his 65th birthday and a shock from the past, Jep looks past the nightclubs and parties to find a timeless landscape of absurd, exquisite beauty.
Style: surreal, talky, stylized, intellectual, semi serious ...
Plot: aging, art, artist, drinking, party, friendship, surrealism, writer's life, journalist, poverty, obsession, memory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: italy, rome italy
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System:   46%
    User:   51%
 
 5.5
 856
Hustlers
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: falling in love, skinny dipping, fight, single, partying, thirty something, nightclub, dream, sex scene, roommate, drinking alcohol, love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   45%
 
 5.1
 95
Open Future
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A 16 year old boy growing up in the 60's, experimenting with life, sex, drugs and alcohol.
Plot: builder, watching someone sleep, taking off shoes, taking off pants, running through the woods, nonconformity, bossy woman, classmate classmate relationship, taking off underwear, clothed female naked male, clothed male naked male, passive aggressive woman ...
Time: 1960s
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System:   42%
    User:   42%
 
They Have Escaped
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Netherlands
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two troubled youths break out of their halfway house and make their way to one's home.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, rough, tense ...
Plot: social misfits, young lovers, lovers on the run, teenage love, misfit, love and romance, youth, runaway, teenager, fall in love, juvenile delinquency, rebelliousness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   33%
 
 7.6
 35K
Boy A
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The story of a young ex-con Jack, newly released from serving a prison sentence for a murder he committed as a child.
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, childhood, friendship, coming of age, mentor, haunted by the past, redemption, bullying, identity, prison, guilt, sexual abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, mcdonald's restaurant, manchester
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System:   36%
    User:   30%
 
The Dreamlife of Angels
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, realistic, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, obsession, working class, depression, hospital, coma, unlikely friendships, loneliness, relationships, pornography, workplace ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, flanders
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System:   35%
    User:   40%
 
 7.5
 5K
Wild Reeds
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, serious, sexual, reflective, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, gay, boarding school, friendship, french, homosexuality, teenager, virginity, sexuality, love triangle, adolescence, teacher ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, algeria, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   38%
 
What Richard Did
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: What Richard Did is a striking portrait of the fall of a Dublin golden-boy and high school rugby star whose world unravels one summer night.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: teenage life, life turned upside down, youth, athlete's life, coming of age, high school life, lifestyle, funeral, confession, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage boy, beach ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   30%
 
Twentynine Palms
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: David, an independent photographer, and Katia, an unemployed woman, leave Los Angeles, en route to the southern California desert, where they search a natural set to use as a backdrop for a magazine photo shoot. They find a motel in the town of ...
Style: sexual, psychological, road movie, serious, art house ...
Plot: desert, male nudity, culture clash, sex, violence, on the road, rape, death, couple relations, pornography, brutality, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   27%
 
Morvern Callar
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Morvern Callar wakes on Christmas morning to discover that her troubled boyfriend has committed suicide, leaving behind the unpublished manuscript to his first novel and a sum of money intended to pay for his burial. Instead, Morvern attempts to use ...
Style: gloomy, serious, enigmatic, art house, melancholic ...
Plot: suicide, self discovery, on the road, couple relations, hotel, friendship, sex, death, loneliness, existentialism, life & death, christmas ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, scotland, europe, ibiza
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   39%
 
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Lies
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A story about the bizarre sexual relations of 38-year-old married man J and 18-year-old student Y. After an initial encounter, they embark on a sexual odyssey that visits the realms of obsession and sadomasochism.
Style: serious, psychological, disturbing, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, prostitute, obsession, innocence lost, couple relations, infidelity, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, love affair, sexual relations, love and romance, age difference ...
Place: asia, europe, france, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   34%
 
The Flavor of Corn
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lorenzo, a handsome first-year professor in an isolated Italian village, falls under the spell of his most beguiling pupil, a dark-haired, starry-eyed 12-year-old named Duilio. As Lorenzo's relationship with his heartless girlfriend ...
Plot: homoeroticism, homosexuality, lgbt, barefoot male, gay teenager, coming out, teacher student relationship, male objectification, first love, bisexual, holding hands, homoerotic ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   29%
 
Delta of Venus
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A struggling American writer and a fellow American expatriate begin a sordid affair among the chaos and discord of 1940 Paris, France on the brink of World War II.
Style: sexual, erotic, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: romance, sex, infidelity, femme fatale, pornography, writer's life, poetry, adaptation, destructive relationship, writers, bdsm, fascism ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: england, europe, france, paris france, mexico
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System:   32%
    User:   35%
 
The Night Buffalo
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Unable to cope with the fact that his girlfriend cheated on him with his best friend, a twenty-two year old schizophrenic sets an elaborate revenge plan into motion before taking his own life. Gregorio has been in and out of mental hospitals for ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, gloomy, sexual ...
Plot: hospital, mentally unstable, innocence lost, mental institution, forbidden love, haunted by the past, mental illness, terminal illness, love and romance, betrayal, couples, mute or deaf ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   32%
    User:   36%
 
George Washington
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in the landscape of a rural southern town, "George Washington" is a stunning portrait of how a group of young kids come to grips with a hard world of choices and consequences. During an innocent game in an abandoned amusement park, a ...
Style: bleak, stylized, atmospheric, realistic, meditative ...
Audience: kids
Plot: small town, coming of age, redemption, adolescence, teenage life, death, kids in trouble, loneliness, dialogue, childhood, existentialism, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, tokyo
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System:   30%
    User:   30%
 
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Alone
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maria, whose parents live in the country, cannot stand her father's authoritarian ways and moves to the city. She finds a job as a cleaner and tries to survive in a wretched apartment in the shabby part of a big city. She is pregnant, and the ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: hospital, pregnancy, loneliness, poverty, drinking, parents and children, relationships, redemption, mother daughter relationship, friendship, father daughter relationship, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe, tokyo
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System:   30%
    User:   26%
 
 5.9
 10K
Savage Grace
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This examination of a famous scandal from the 1970s explores the relationship between Barbara Baekeland and her only son, Antony. Barbara, a lonely social climber unhappily married to the wealthy but remote plastics heir Brooks Baekeland, dotes on ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, sincere, sexual ...
Plot: incest, murder, adultery, dysfunctional family, infidelity, gay, parents and children, insanity, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, family in crisis, pornography ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: london, england, spain, europe, usa ...
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System:   29%
    User:   27%
 
 6.2
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The Elite
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Before their youth is definitively over, a writer and his artist friends move into a mansion in the countryside where they begin a seemingly endless party which pushes their art and friendship to the limit.
Plot: male nudity, female nudity, party, summer, drug dealer, house, pubic hair, nipple, guitarist, portrait, pot smoking, topless woman ...
Place: copenhagen, scandinavia, denmark, copenhagen denmark
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System:   29%
    User:   34%
 
 6.5
 256
A Summer Day
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: pubic hair, teenage boy, death of friend, loss of son, coming of age, death of son, accidental death, coach, soccer, best friend, friendship between boys, french ...
Place: france
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System:   29%
    User:   24%
 
Sexual Dependency
Genre: Drama
Country: Bolivia, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A poor girl, a rich stud, a university student and a model -- nothing in common, except the desire to experience true intimacy. Their stories unfold and overlap as each becomes victim to their own sexual dependencies, self-perceptions and illusions. ...
Style: serious, sexual, erotic, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, college, gays and lesbians, high school, prostitute, suburbs, university, human nature, innocence lost, sexual abuse, sexual relations, gender ...
Time: contemporary
Place: bolivia, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   26%
 
 7.3
 10K
Human Capital
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The destinies of two families are irrevocably tied together after a cyclist is hit off the road by a jeep in the night before Christmas Eve.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: social differences, family relations, forbidden love, parents and children, destiny, family in crisis, life is a bitch, society, unfulfillment, hopes, male nudity, topless ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010, 2010s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   27%
 
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Wasted Youth
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, male in shower, male friendship, skateboarding, drunkenness, cigarette smoking, drinking ...
Time: 2010s
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   26%
 
 5.5
 129
Crossway
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 53 min.
Story: A very interesting thriller about the coming of age of a troubled young man searching his place in this world. Teenage boy Jonathan (Fabien de Marchi) is having a hard time living with his father and stepmother. On a whim, he steals some money and ...
Plot: stealing money, forgiveness, male masturbation, pedophilia, topless woman, homoeroticism, male male kiss, kidnapper kidnapped relationship, foursome, smoking in bed, kidnapping, father son relationship ...
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System:   28%
    User:   33%
 
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