Movies like 45 R.P.M.

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45 R.P.M. (2008)
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45 R.P.M. (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the Autumn of 1960, a fluke atmospheric weather condition allows a young teenager, Parry Tender, to receive a radio broadcast from New York City. Nestled in the Northern town of Goose Lake, Saskatchewan, Parry believes the contest the New York radio D.J. is running may be his ticket out of town, and away from a life to which he feels he never belonged. When Debbie Baxter, a young girl from California, arrives in the town by way of her father's position with the military, Parry soon discovers love, loss, and the magic of rock and roll.
Plot: air disaster, disc jockey, teenage pregnancy, single mother, rock and roll, helicopter, single father, child molestation, military base, small town, coming of age, school bus, canadian, cargo plane, cold war era, tomboy, puberty, abusive stepfather, air base, juice, promiscuous mother
Time: 60s, year 1960, 1960s

Most similar movies to 45 R.P.M.

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about coming of age, small town, mother daughter relationship, youth, family relations, friendship and parents and children mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like 45 R.P.M.: Christmas Crash (2009), Dubbel-8 (2000), Jet Boy (2001), Homer (1970), Water Child (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Christmas Crash (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A husband, wife and their two daughters take a Christmas break at a lodge in the woods. There's evident tension between the couple. He's pulled by attention to his corporation and negotiations about a merger. Even on their vacation ...
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: husband wife relationship, lost in the woods, sister sister relationship, plane crash, christmas, coping, family relations, transformation, character change, struggle for survival, self discovery, life turned upside down ...
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95%
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Dubbel-8 (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The arrival of a beautiful new stranger in town prompts two boys to spend their summer holidays enticing the young woman to act in a short-film. However their motivation is purely that of seeing her naked.
Plot: small town, foster child, filmmaking, blonde, cinema
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: eastern europe
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86%
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Jet Boy (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Dave Schultz' feature debut Jet Boy is a drama about a boy attempting to figure out his future. Nathan (Branden Nadon) goes on a search to find his father after his mother dies of a drug overdose. Nathan has been prostituting himself in order ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: man boy relationship, prostitute, kids in trouble, child neglect, lifestyle, young heroes, orphan, life is a bitch, sexual abuse, youth, danger, overdose ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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82%
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Homer (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Homer is 18... and he wants to keep the feeling of the first time going for the rest of his life
Plot: generation gap, motorcycle, funeral, farmer, parent child relationship, marijuana, sheriff, loss of friend, protest, cult, hitchhiking, vietnam war ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: wisconsin, woodstock
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Water Child (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A 12-year-old girl finds herself stranded on a lonely Caribbean island with a 20-year old retarded man in this sensitively rendered Canadian drama from Quebec. Emile and Cedrine are first seen during their rescue in which both are nearly in a coma. ...
Plot: menarche, survival, friendship, hospital, friend, island, coming of age, girl, girl man relationship, sexual awakening, flashback, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: bahamas, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.1
 116
In Her Place (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A wealthy couple seeks to secretly adopt the unborn child of an impoverished and troubled rural teenager, in this slow-burning and ultimately shocking drama from writer-director Albert Shin.
Plot: teenage pregnancy, adoption, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, summer, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, female nudity, countryside, shame, mercedes benz, single mother, sex scene ...
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.8
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Bayo (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sharon and her ten year old son Bayo live in Tickle Cove on the shores of Bonavista Bay, Newfoundland like generations of their family have before them. Sharon hates her life there. She dreams of moving to Toronto - where her now deceased mother was ...
Plot: fishing, seaside, insanity, grandparent grandchild relationship, single mother, boy, grandfather grandson relationship, small town
Place: newfoundland
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Ashley (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A teenage girl, distraught from her vain attempt to connect with her estranged mother, resorts to cutting herself. When she develops an online relationship with an older woman, she learns to accept her sexuality and the endless solitude of sprawling ...
Style: touching, serious, captivating, psychological, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: solitude, coming of age, introspection, teenage life, teenage love, family problems, losing-it hero, estrangement, society, misfit, hopes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 263
Due East (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The movie spotlights an intelligent high school senior and National Merit Scholar (Bryant) who has never been part of the "in crowd." She teaches a high school equivalency night class, tends to the needs of her widower father, Jesse ...
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: single parent, small town, coming of age, teenage life, destructive relationship, lifestyle, love and romance, youth, couples, family relations, parents and children, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Dirty Dealing 3D (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of sexy casino dealers joins forces to try to save the sick child of one of their coworkers. When their unscrupulous boss (Michael Madsen) refuses to get the insurance company to help and then reneges on a promise to help raise the money, ...
Style: sentimental, tense, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: heist, casino, cons and scams, gambling, dishonesty, leukemia, caper, single mother, best friends, crime, strong female presence, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
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61%
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Harry Munter (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Harry Munter, a sensitive, kind, appealing man in his twenties, lives with his parents. He's an inventor, a bit of a mystic, maybe a genius, and a good son and grandson. He's offered work in the U.S. But a friend has cancer and the world ...
Plot: coming of age, teenager, cult, extramarital affair, friendship, parent child relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, small town, inventor, self discovery, intelligence
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Grown Up Movie Star (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of Ruby, 13, determined to grow up fast after her mother runs away to become a movie star, leaving Ruby with her hopelessly rural father.
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy
Plot: family relations, coming of age, single father, blind ambition, ambition, teenage life, rebelliousness, parents and children, gender, lgbt, sister sister relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, newfoundland
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Scandal in a Small Town (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Leda Beth Vincent lives in the small town of Shiloh and works as a cocktail waitress there. She is not too well thought of as she is nothing of a blushing virgin. But she is far from a whore and brings up her daughter Julie, a high school student, ...
Plot: teacher, small town, single mother, courtroom, waitress, lawsuit, anti semitism, teacher student relationship, court, racism, school teacher, teenage girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Curling (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set in a rural Quebec village in the dead of winter, Jean-François, a single father works at a deserted bowling alley at night and in a rundown motel during the day. His daughter, Julyvonne never leaves their home. Jean-François isolates her in ...
Style: sincere, gloomy, atmospheric, realistic, serious
Plot: isolation, family relations, bittersweet, misfit, social misfits, youth, single parent, coming of age, parents and children, home schooling, social isolation, bowling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Lotus Eaters (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Set off the West Coast of Canada in 1965, a hip new teacher with a miniskirt and lots of ideas turns a small town upside down. The soft autumn light of Galiano Island is beautifully rendered in writer/producer Peggy Thompson's The Lotus ...
Plot: teacher, mine, extramarital affair, island, teenage pregnancy, pig, boat
Time: 50s, 60s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: canada, british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Purple Haze (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's dynamite stuff.
Plot: drugs, pot smoking, military draft, homecoming, vietnam war, summer, college, dorm room, father son relationship, military service, dormitory, dropout ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Summer (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sixteen-year-old Anne grows up in the isolated Biesbosch area, where spacious fields and power pylons define the landscape. With a group of friends, she spends a sultry summer holiday there trying to make the leap to maturity. But this shared ...
Plot: female director, 16 year old, coming of age, religion, falling in love, disco, fall in love, puberty, friend, motorcycle, lesbian love, small town ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Painting Lesson (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In Chile, during the 60´s, the son of a poor single teenage girl turns out to be a gifted painter. The man to discover his talent is the owner of the drugstore that lies in the outskirts of the small rural town, next to the railroad. He himself is ...
Plot: countryside, single mother, painting, coup d'etat, pharmacist, military coup, coup, boy
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1973
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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What Matters Most (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Despite different backgrounds and disapproving parents, a working-class teen falls in love with the wealthy son of a prominent family in a small West Texas town.
Plot: teenage pregnancy, high school basketball, domineering father, pregnancy, high school, father son relationship, coma, childhood friend, prom, basketball, love, small town ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Mom at Sixteen (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Pregnant sixteen year old Jacey's well-meaning mother forces her to keep the birth a secret and decides to raise the baby as her own.
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage pregnancy, adoption, mother daughter relationship, parents and children, youth, family problems, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, unwanted pregnancy, social worker, babies and infants ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Mommy Is at the Hairdresser's (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Summer 1966. It's time to enjoy the summer holiday, total freedom. Teenage Élise discovers that the sudden departure of her mother completely disrupts the family. Her brother Coco seeks solace in the garage, building a super racing car. Her ...
Style: emotional, touching, disturbing, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, youth, family life, lifestyle, dysfunctional family, couples, family problems, estrangement, love and romance, single parent, coming of age, teenage life ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Baby Snatcher (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A woman is delighted to have given birth to a baby girl but her life is turned into a nightmare when she goes missing. The police mount a frantic search but to the woman's horror she finds out that it's herself who is the main suspect.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: pregnancy, kidnapping, single parent, family relations, couples, family problems, danger, dealing with death, babies and infants, rescue, crimes, death in the family ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Mimi (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Guido is an international journalist with an unusually difficult relationship with his daughter, Mimi. He hasn't seen her for several years and has just taken her away from the boarding school she was immured in. She is now 15, and for some ...
Style: sexual, sexy
Plot: puberty, teenage girl, coming of age, journalist, incest, father daughter relationship, hotel, mirror, topless, nightgown, female nudity, girl man relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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My Uncle Antoine (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Set in cold rural Quebec at Christmas time, we follow the coming of age of a young boy and the life of his family which owns the town's general store and undertaking business. Mon Oncle Antoine is Director Claude Jutra's masterpiece: A ...
Style: touching, emotional, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: small town, coming of age, christmas, life is a bitch, lifestyle, single parent, human nature, innocence lost, teenage life, village, self discovery, society ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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 ⇓
45%
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Good Riddance (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in a small rural town in the Quebec Laurentians, Michelle lives in an isolated house with her mentally-challenged brother Guy and her 13 year old daughter Manon. Together the three of them survive by running a small firewood business and ...
Plot: parent child relationship, precociousness, lower class, girl, mother daughter relationship, single mother, jealousy, death of brother, autumn, runaway, firewood, epileptic ...
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Dog Days of Summer (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A mysterious drifter lures two boys into uncovering the secrets of a sleepy southern town.
Style: touching, offbeat, realistic, serious, surprise ending
Plot: small town, coming of age, youth, social relations, small town life, father son relationship, childhood, friendship between boys, friendship, blindness, brother brother relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Termini Station (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Termini Station is a Canadian made drama, released in 1989 and directed by Allan King. The film stars Colleen Dewhurst and Megan Follows as Molly and Micheline Dushane, a mother and daughter living in a small Northern Ontario town. Molly is an ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, small town, parent child relationship, family, poker, trailer park, nipples visible through clothing, braless, prostitution, mother daughter relationship
Place: ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Great Santini (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: As he approaches manhood, Ben Meechum struggles to win the approval of his demanding alpha male father, an aggressively competitive, but frustrated marine pilot.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, captivating, dramatic ...
Plot: military base, family relations, military, racism, prom, basketball, strict father, father son relationship, high school, marine, bittersweet, teenage life ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: california, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Sweet Hereafter (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A small mountain community in Canada is devastated when a school bus accident leaves more than a dozen of its children dead. A big-city lawyer arrives to help the survivors' and victims' families prepare a class-action suit, but his ...
Style: bleak, non-linear, emotional, atmospheric, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: incest, small town, family problems, small town life, redemption, betrayal, lawyer, bus, snow, family relations, artist, loss of child ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: canada, british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%