Movies like Come Home Raquel

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Come Home Raquel (2011)
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Come Home Raquel (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Raquel, a 13 year old living in Queens, NY, struggles to make sense of her life after the deportation of her parents. Things quickly change upon the arrival of a new teacher and the return of her young uncle.
Plot: loneliness, bully, little brother, coming of age, uncle niece relationship, missing father, broken family, teenager, children, teacher student relationship, middle school, latina, second chance, forgiveness

Most similar movies to Come Home Raquel

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, melancholic and touching films with plots about teenager, coming of age, loneliness, youth, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship and friendship mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Come Home Raquel: Jinn (2018), Party Talk (2015), Boyhood (2014), Blame (2017), Tagged! (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Jinn (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Summer is a carefree teenage girl whose world is turned upside down when her mother abruptly converts to Islam and becomes a different person. At first resistant to the faith, she begins to reevaluate her identity after becoming attracted to a ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, coming of age, religious conversion, sexuality, teenager, desire, islam, woman, daughter, mother
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95%
 9.2
 11
Party Talk (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Four creative and sexually confused high school seniors are forced to deal with their sense of isolation while attending a booze-soaked party in New York City.
Plot: teenager, party, coming of age, youth, american dream, dream, house party, high school friends, magic realism
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 7.9
 313K
Boyhood (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: The film tells a story of a divorced couple trying to raise their young son. The story follows the boy for twelve years, from first grade at age 6 through 12th grade at age 17-18, and examines his relationship with his parents as he grows.
Style: realistic, captivating, sincere, serious, reflective ...
Audience: kids
Plot: coming of age, divorce, birthday, parenting, divorced parents, boy, high school, abusive husband, childhood, teenager, family, classmates ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: usa, texas, houston texas, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 5.8
 2K
Blame (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A drama teacher's taboo relationship with an unstable student strikes a nerve in her jealous classmate, sparking a vengeful chain of events within their suburban high school that draws parallels to 'The Crucible'.
Plot: high school, jealousy, taboo, teacher student relationship, coming of age, large breasts
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 7.4
 8
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: laser gun, arena, friendship, war game, teenager, coming of age
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Finn & the Sea of Noise (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: As Finn slips back into a groove of mindless parties, sunburn, and hangovers, he let's his life take a mind-numbing vacation. But when he's confronted with death first hand, he takes a new outlook on life, remembering his endless dreams ...
Style: mumblecore
Plot: coming of age, american midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Wizard of Loneliness (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A family drama.
Plot: aunt nephew relationship, family secret, war veteran, mental patient, grandmother, generation gap, small town, teenager, coming of age, uncle, loneliness, child's point of view ...
Time: 1940s
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Unspeakable Act (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: 17-year-old Jackie is in distress as her older brother Matthew gets his first girlfriend and prepares for college. Though Matthew does not share her incestuous desire, Jackie fights the intrusion of reality on her idyllic childhood world
Plot: incest, high school, sex scene, brother sister relationship, ouija board, house party, eating disorder, slice of life, mother daughter relationship, friendship, coming of age, loneliness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Arresting Gena (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A directionless teenager (Aesha Waks) becomes involved with a headstrong runaway (Summer Phoenix) and her drug-dealing brother (Sam Rockwell).
Plot: female protagonist, teenager, teenage girl, sexuality, terminal illness, coming of age, mother daughter relationship, youth, teenage protagonist, friendship between women
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, basketball, coming of age, high school athlete, teenager, racism, basketball court, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, african american, gun
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
A Cold Wind in August (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An older woman gets involved with her young neighbor.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, sexual
Plot: coming of age, older woman younger man relationship, couples, teenage life, love and romance, sexual relations, lifestyle, gender, teenage love, youth, voyeurism, loneliness ...
Time: 30s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 8.1
 673
Paul's Case (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Captures the essence of Willa Cather's haunting story of Pittsburgh circa 1900. Lost in a world of fantasy, young working-class Paul dreams of escaping his dreary existence in turn-of-the-century Pittsburgh. As fate would have it Paul gets his ...
Plot: working class, theater, infatuation, winter, teenager, snow, coming of age, rose, thief
Place: pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Listening to Rain (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Listening to Rain is a coming of age story centered around two girls who are sexually assaulted during their senior year of high school. This unique films follows Haley and Emily as they attempt find themselves and recover from unimaginable trauma. ...
Plot: teenager, suicide, sexual assault, christianity, coming of age, women, bisexual, female nudity, rape, girl, lesbian, cutting
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Juvenile Delinquents -- New World Order (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Broken teens trying to claim something their parents failed to provide - A Future and Purpose.
Style: dark
Plot: teenager, justice, vengeance, abuse, vigilante, gang, revenge, blood
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.4
 52
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, media, commune, high school student, teenager, youth, filmmaking, rock band, independence
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Rock: It's Your Decision (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 52 min.
Story: The parents of a young man force him to go without rock music for thirty days, and as a result, he discovers how rock music is a tool of Satan to control people.
Style: christian film
Plot: teenager, rock music, teen angst, christian, sermon, pastor, mother son relationship, religion
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
I'm Going to Change My Name (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Russia, Armenia, Denmark
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on the Armenian ‘Sharakan’, a nine-part song that brings us gradually closer to meaning, Maria Saakyan’s new film further develops the poetic invention apparent in her first feature, The Lighthouse. Focusing on the world of a 14-year-old ...
Plot: single mother, snail, butterfly, creativity, choir, internet, laptop, coming of age, death, train, sparrow, poetry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.1
 9
Matted (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Rose Lee is just a typical high school student trying to figure things out. Her dream is to join the boy's wrestling team, but no one is making it easy for her. Along the way, she'll discover that her most difficult opponent may be herself.
Style: student film
Plot: coming of age, undressing, girl, lesbianism, small town, shower, female protagonist, psychiatrist, student, father daughter relationship, teacher, school ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Evening Dress (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Like many of her classmates, 12 year old tomboy Juliette has a crush on Mrs. Solenska, a teacher distinguished by stylish attire and an uninhibited, provocative classroom demeanor. Juliette's fascination turns into all-consuming obsession, ...
Plot: hospital, teacher, book, student, secret, school, teenage love, teenage girl, beach, lesbian interest, teenager, jealousy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.6
 68
Destiny Road (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Follows three different people and the curve balls that life throws at them. In the end they are all brought together by one common Destiny.
Plot: forgiveness, destiny, passion, dream, journey, discovery, running
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Wanna See My Beautiful Navel? (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Coming of age, summer camp and first love...
Plot: school trip, coming of age, first love, shower, children, male nudity, school class
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.6
 235
Cutback (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: High School senior Luke Harris (Justin Schwan) dreams of just one thing... pro surfing. With his best friend Casey (Angel Cruz) at his side, they have two goals: surf and party! But Luke's Mom (Raquel Gardner) and especially Dad (Greg Carlson) ...
Style: christian film
Plot: faith, surfing, youth, teenager, christian
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.6
 158
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, abusive parent, flashback sequence, hiv, throat cut, murder, runaway, warehouse, blood, drug addict
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 4.7
 21
Publication (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 89 min.
Story: class conflicts in a school class
Plot: breakdance, teacher student relationship, teenager, college, mother daughter relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Sweet Temptation (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jade is a sixteen year old girl with all the problems a teenager faces. Moreover, her parents are divorced and she lives with her mother Jesse. Jesse falls in love with Billy, a much younger man who is also divorced and has two little kids. When ...
Plot: teenage daughter, marriage proposal, mother daughter relationship, secret, older man younger woman, teenage sexuality, asthma, secret revealed, sexual attraction, quitting job, coming of age, 16 year old ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.5
 118
Praxis (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Praxis peels away the layers of narrative even as Brian, the film's axis, struggles to create his true self. Brian, a writer on the verge of a breakdown, is aided by Joe and an Elusive Woman as he sifts through the fragments of his persona to ...
Plot: dream, loneliness, tattoo, gay, male nudity, pill, bisexual, skinny dipping
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.8
 664
Affluenza (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An aspiring young photographer finds himself caught up in a heady world of money, sex, and privilege when he moves to wealthy Long Island in the summer of 2008.
Style: biting, realistic, serious
Plot: coming of age, human nature, society, suburban life, international crisis, youth, social decay, suburbs, teenager, summer
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 4K
Foxes (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A group of friends come of age in the asphalt desert of the San Fernando Valley, as set to a blazing soundtrack and endless drinking, drugs and sex.
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, rough, reflective ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teenager, hollywood, drug abuse, addiction, self discovery, youth, teenage life, parents and children, friends, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
 25K
Palo Alto (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Palo Alto weaves together three stories of teenage lust, boredom, and self-destruction: shy, sensitive April, torn between an illicit flirtation with her soccer coach and an unrequited crush on sweet stoner Teddy; Emily, who offers sexual favors to ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, touching, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, teenage sexuality, youth, high school, high school life, adolescence, unfulfillment, teenage girl, coming of age, high school student, loneliness, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.6
 30
Regina (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The beautiful, educated and independent Regina hears from her partner Tiit that he has decided to marry a young pregnant girl. Then, she gets an inheritance - a house in a small borough. There's both a reason and an opportunity for a ...
Plot: children, alcoholic, nightmare, marriage of convenience, loneliness, teacher, pregnant woman, remorse, one night stand, love
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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