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: broken family, missing father, forgiveness, little brother, second chance, uncle niece relationship, latina, middle school, bully, teacher student relationship, loneliness, coming of age, children, teenager

Most similar movies to Come Home Raquel

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, melancholic and touching films with plots about teenager, coming of age, loneliness, youth, teenage girl, friendship and mother daughter relationship mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Come Home Raquel: Boyhood (2014), Jinn (2018), The Wizard of Loneliness (1988), Finn & the Sea of Noise (2013), Party Talk (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, serious, sincere, captivating, reflective ...
Audience: kids
Plot: coming of age, divorce, parenting, divorced parents, abusive husband, coming-of-age, high school, boy, teenager, family, birthday, childhood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, year 2010 ...
Place: usa, texas, austin texas, houston texas
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95%
 6.8
 97
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, desire, islam, religious conversion, sexuality, teenager, woman, daughter, mother
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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, gang, abuse, vigilante, blood, revenge, justice, vengeance
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
The Wizard of Loneliness (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A family drama.
Plot: coming of age, aunt, loneliness, uncle, war veteran, mental patient, family secret, child's point of view, grandmother, generation gap, teenager, small town ...
Time: 1940s
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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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 ⇓
82%
 8.5
 12
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, house party, american dream, high school friends, coming of age, youth, dream, magic realism
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
A Cold Wind in August (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An older woman gets involved with her young neighbor.
Style: sentimental, serious, sexual, realistic, touching
Plot: coming of age, older woman younger man relationship, sexual relations, loneliness, teenage love, voyeurism, love and romance, youth, couples, teenage life, gender, lifestyle ...
Time: 30s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Sarah T. - Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Finding herself unable to cope with the divorce of her parents and the stress of daily life, 15-year-old Sarah Travis starts drinking in secret. At first, alcohol provides comfort and release. Then it sends her life spiraling out of control.
Plot: teenager, teen drinking, alcoholic, alcoholics anonymous, stepfather, horse, divorce, teenage girl
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 6
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: teenager, friendship, war game, coming of age, arena, laser gun
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: rock music, teenager, teen angst, pastor, sermon, christian
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.6
 157
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, flashback sequence, abusive parent, drug addict, warehouse, throat cut, hiv, runaway, blood, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, incestuous desire, facebook, filmmaking, therapy, loss of virginity, eating disorder, ouija board, house party, therapist, slice of life, quitting smoking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, mother daughter relationship, sexuality, teenage girl, teenager, teenage protagonist, friendship between women, coming of age, terminal illness, youth
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: basketball court, high school athlete, racism, coming of age, basketball, gun, african american, teenager, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, caucasian
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: suicide, coming of age, christianity, women, bisexual, cutting, sexual assault, female nudity, rape, lesbian, teenager, girl
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.6
 65
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: passion, destiny, forgiveness, running, journey, discovery, dream
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.1
 377
Punk Love (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set in the rainy environs of Oregon and Washington, Punk Love is the story of two forlorn lovers, searching for that elusive Hollywood Ending to the story of their dreams. Sarah is a lost 15-year-old, trapped in an unloving home, in a dreary small ...
Plot: teenager, illegal drugs, murder, child abuse, sex, musician, drugs, snow, heroin, statutory rape, stepfather, drug abuse
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.1
 3K
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: serious, gloomy, realistic, rough, reflective ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teenager, hollywood, self discovery, alcohol, sex, desert, prostitution, drug abuse, parents and children, addiction ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Children Nobody Wanted (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: True story of Tom Butterfield and his crusade to provide family life for homeless children, becoming not only the first bachelor caretaker, but the youngest single adult to become a legal foster parent in the state of Missouri.
Plot: homelessness, orphan, children, family, family home, house, ranch, foster parent, hardship, 19 year old, foster child, bachelor ...
Time: 1960s, 1950s, year 1959
Place: missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Face in the Mirror (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: The dramatic story of a group of young people’s response to a desperate teen’s cry for help.
Style: christian film
Plot: christian, teenager, suicide, flashback, prayer, gun, outcast, pastor, troubled teen, suicide attempt, ambulance, depression ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.8
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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, serious, realistic
Plot: coming of age, suburbs, youth, teenager, summer, human nature, social decay, suburban life, society, international crisis
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.5
 109
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: loneliness, dream, tattoo, gay, pill, male nudity, skinny dipping, bisexual
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.1
 8
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: friendship, girl, undressing, female protagonist, father daughter relationship, shower, television, teenager, teenage girl, teenage boy, teacher, psychiatrist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 6.2
 24K
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: serious, atmospheric, gloomy, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, high school, coming of age, teenager, soccer, youth, adolescence, small town, drugs/alcohol, depression, sport, teenage sexuality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
12 and Holding (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three pre-adolescents with virginal and eager-of-signals naivety, hit headlong against monstrous and inhospitable loneliness, in the incandescent fire among the ashes of their own inocence.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, clever, gloomy ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, hospital, adoption, loss of son, vengeance, innocence lost, suburbs, twins, parents and children, youth, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.4
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Class of '44 (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sequel to "Summer of '42" reunites Hermie, Oscy and Benjie as they graduate from high school. Benjie departs shortly to war while Hermie and Oscy go on to college and experience fraternity hazings, cheating on exams, sex scandals and ...
Plot: coming of age, college, autobiography, streetcar
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.1
 672
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, snow, teenager, rose, coming of age, winter, thief, infatuation, theater
Place: pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.5
 228
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: teenager, faith, surfing, youth, christian
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: runaway, teenager, biker, father daughter relationship, car accident, exploitation, drugs, beaten to death, gas station, blonde, motorcycle, pimp ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Miracle of Kathy Miller (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: With the support of her parents (Sharon Gless & Frank Converse), an Arizona adolescent (Helen Hunt) overcomes severe injuries to run in a 10K race.
Plot: teenager, running, hit by a car, coma, accident, high school, track and field, race, female athlete, recovery, runner, high school athlete ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%