Movies like Rolling

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Rolling (2007)
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Rolling (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A med student, a teenage runaway, a lawyer, a drag queen, a high school basketball player, a drug dealer, and a teacher all cross paths in the Ecstasy-riddled L.A. underground party scene. Rolling is a turbulent journey that takes a tough yet entertaining look at this unique drug phenomenon. With the pace and style of a documentary, Rolling captures the essence of Ecstasy culture, exposing the delicate balance of relationships and responsibilities with chasing this drug-induced euphoria.
Style: realistic, semi serious, captivating, humorous
Plot: rave, drug abuse, lifestyle, youth, addiction, society, drug dealing, nightlife, social misfits, juvenile delinquency, city life, life is a bitch, on the run, friendship, clubbing, nightclub, drug overdose, ocean, misfit, gender bending, gender, innocence lost, twentysomething life, teenager, gay ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: los angeles

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Most similar movies to Rolling

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, humorous and sincere films with plots about lifestyle, society, youth, drug abuse, life is a bitch, friendship and urban mostly in Drama, Romance and Music genres. Some movies like Rolling: 54 (1998), Groove (2000), The Graffiti Artist (2004), Circuit (2001), Northern Soul (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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54 (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Shane, a Jersey boy with big dreams, crosses the river in hopes of finding a more exciting life at Studio 54. When Steve Rubell, the mastermind behind the infamous disco, plucks Shane from the sea of faces clamoring to get inside his club, Shane not ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, atmospheric, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: disco, nightclub, drug abuse, nightlife, lifestyle, addiction, clubbing, party, father son relationship, bartender, money, lesbian ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1979
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, bahamas
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 6.5
 4K
Groove (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An inside look into one night in the San Francisco underground rave scene.
Style: semi serious, humorous, atmospheric, intense, realistic ...
Plot: clubbing, drug dealing, lifestyle, nightlife, fish out of water, city life, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, drug use, rave, brother brother relationship, hip hop, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, new york, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Graffiti Artist (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Adrift in the lush, nocturnal urban landscape of THE GRAFFITI ARTIST, Nick (Ruben Bansie-Snellman) is a post-modern urban hero asserting his anarchistic agenda on the endless maze of virgin exterior walls that comprise downtown Seattle and Portland. ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, atmospheric, contemplative
Plot: gay teenager, street kid, youth, juvenile delinquency, rebellion, lifestyle, teenage life, social differences, social misfits, life is a bitch, society, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, washington state, oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.6
 1K
Circuit (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: John is an ex-cop who leaves small-town life and provincial attitudes behind for a new existence in West Hollywood. As he seeks an open, accepting gay life, John is introduced to the fast-paced Circuit Party scene, featuring beautiful people and a ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: gay, drug abuse, prostitute, coming out, addiction, gay relationship, lifestyle, love and romance, fish out of water, best friends, life is a bitch, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, illinois, california, usa, palm springs california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Northern Soul (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set in 1974, an authentic and uplifting tale of two friends whose horizons are opened up by the discovery of black American soul music.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, nightclub, nightlife, youth, society, teenage life, obsession, music, coming of age, drug abuse, dj, friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, northern england
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38%
Leave It on the Floor (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Our African-American hero , Brad is bullied by his dysfunctional mom; he flees his home and by chance tumbles down the rabbit-hole into the LA ball scene where he finds a ragtag new famiiy. With music by Beyonce music director, Kim Burse, screenplay ...
Style: realistic, humorous, emotional, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, rivalry, society, nightclub, ambition, gender, self discovery, nightlife, gay african american, gay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Good Day to Be Black & Sexy (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A between-the-sheets peek at Black Love and Sexuality
Style: sexy, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: couples, sexual relations, teenage life, love and romance, lifestyle, youth, society, city life, teenage love, twentysomething life, feminism, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Shooting Livien (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A dark psychological drama, Shooting Livien explores the inner psyche of John Livien, a disillusioned New York musician who deals with a childhood trauma by claiming an alter ego. His band on the brink of success, fantasy becomes dangerously blurred ...
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, suspense, psychological
Plot: musician's life, music, life is a bitch, drug abuse, addiction, lifestyle, ambition, nightlife, showbiz, alcohol abuse, identity crisis, rise and fall ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 4.8
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In My Pocket (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A harrowing journey down the dark spiral of drug addiction. As Stephen Jameson's carefully constructed life slowly falls apart, his belief system is shattered when he discovers that he's no longer the functioning addict that he once was.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, captivating, atmospheric
Plot: addiction, romance, drug abuse, life is a bitch, drug addict, pills, couples, introspection, society, drug use, drugs, drug addiction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.7
 683
On the Outs (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Follows the choices made by three young women - one a drug dealer, one an addict, one a pregnant teen - in Jersey City.
Style: serious, emotional, touching, rough, realistic ...
Plot: asthma, teenage pregnancy, drug dealer, single mother, kids in trouble, teenage life, lifestyle, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, addiction, gang, drug dealing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.5
 124
Runaways (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Steve Moore is sixteen and lives with his younger sister, mother Cheryl and her boyfriend John, in a modest house in Bakersfield, California. An abusive and often intoxicated man, John rules the household, and though his attacks on Steve result in ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, sincere, humorous
Plot: juvenile delinquency, on the run, downfall, dysfunctional family, teenage life, society, youth, life is a bitch, family problems, estrangement, family relations, destructive relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Generation Now (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A multi-cultural celebration of young people triumphing in the face of adversity, societal pressures and difficult familial situations.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, touching, gloomy
Plot: gang, friendship, lifestyle, teenage life, crimes, life is a bitch, youth, hopes, society, family relations, against the odds, drug abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.5
 812
Explicit Ills (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The film follows four inter-connecting stories revolving around love, drugs and poverty in Philadelphia
Style: serious, uplifting, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, juvenile delinquency, social decay, dysfunctional family, hopes, youth, drug dealing, lifestyle, society, drug abuse, teenage life, human spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2007
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
 69
Zooey (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Angel and Zooey are not your typical newlyweds. Zooey is a professional prostitute and Angel is a drug dealer. Yet they are not without hopes and dreams, of escaping their life in the streets and starting a new in a fresh painted cottage with picked ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, bleak, gloomy
Plot: prostitute, love affair, lifestyle, going straight, addiction, drug abuse, hopes, life is a bitch, society, youth, survival, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Brooklyn Babylon (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A charismatic rapper falls in love with a young Jewish girl despite the confines of her religious background.
Style: sentimental, sincere, touching, serious, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, interracial relations, culture clash, social differences, tragic love, social decay, unlikely couple, opposites attract, musician's life, fall in love, racism, love affair ...
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Holding Trevor (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Everybody's looking for something... Moving forward doesn't always mean leaving something behind.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, cult film
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: addiction, friendship, hiv, gay romance, destructive relationship, introspection, opposites attract, lifestyle, couple relations, looking for love, romance, young lovers ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Life Hits (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Christina is living in a suburb to Copenhagen. With her class mates Cecilie, Trine and Pernille she slacks her school work, living mostly for the weekends of gate crashing, getting drunk, experimenting with drugs and scoring guys. But her world is ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, bleak, captivating ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: lifestyle, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, high school life, teenage life, friendship, youth, misfit, social misfits, society, drug abuse, girl gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.2
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Kill the Poor (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a marriage of convenience becomes the real thing, Joe moves his pregnant French wife to a tenement building on New York's Lower East Side. The street is like a war zone with none of the nostalgic appeal that Joe remembers from tales of his ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, suspense, cynical, biting ...
Plot: pregnancy, social differences, lifestyle, drug abuse, social decay, nothing goes right, social misfits, rise to the top, immigrants, society, life is a bitch, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, europe, usa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 6.8
 2K
Gypsy 83 (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two young misfits head for New York City to celebrate their idol and muse, Stevie Nicks, at The Night of 1,000 Stevies. Along the road, in order for them to escape their painful pasts, they must discover their strengths and learn self-acceptance.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, road movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: goth, music band, on the road, friendship, self discovery, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, twins, betrayal, misfit, on the run, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, ohio, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 1K
Life Support (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The true-life story of a mother who overcame an addiction to crack and became a positive role model and an AIDS activist in the black community.
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, sincere, touching ...
Plot: aids, drug abuse, lifestyle, going straight, friendship, addiction, infected, estrangement, hopes, life is a bitch, society, rehabilitation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.1
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Crutch (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An autobiographical film taken from the experiences of writer-director Rob Moretti, CRUTCH is a coming-of-age tale about a young man's struggle with family problems and substance abuse. Behind a facade of suburban middle class perfection, ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: coming out, dysfunctional family, family relations, coming of age, rehabilitation, suburbs, kids in trouble, lifestyle, social decay, dangerous attraction, teenage life, drug abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Step Up 2: The Streets (2008)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When rebellious street dancer Andie lands at the elite Maryland School of the Arts, she finds herself fighting to fit in while also trying to hold onto her old life. When she joins forces with the schools hottest dancer, Chase, to form a crew of ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids, date night
Plot: dancing, dancer's life, youth, dancer, teenage love, contests and competitions, hip hop, dance contest, breakdance, underdog, love and romance, ballet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: baltimore, usa, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.0
 79
Horsey (1997)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Delilah Miller is looking for an anchor in her life. She starts a romance with rock musician Ryland Yale, but soon it shows he can not be such an anchor - he's possessive, undependable and even a heroin addict.
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, sexual, gloomy ...
Plot: drug addiction, musician, painter, couples, friends, religions or cults, love and romance, life is a bitch, gender, society, lifestyle, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, africa, morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Last Days of Disco (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two young women and their friends spend spare time at an exclusive nightclub in 1980s New York.
Style: talky, witty, clever, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: nightclub, disco, friends, friendship, yuppie, nightlife, depression, theft, investigation, jealousy, death, dancer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, barcelona, manhattan new york city, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.9
 1K
SoulBoy (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: 1974. Amidst power cuts, strikes and boot-boy aggro on the football terraces, Joe McCain is bored of a life that's going nowhere. Enter hair-dresser Jane: blonde, beautiful, and moving to the beat of a whole new world of sound, movement and ...
Style: humorous, psychological, captivating, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: nightlife, coming of age, society, youth, music, lifestyle, buddies, unfulfillment, friendship, young lovers, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
House of Boys (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Luxembourg, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A glamorous, colourful coming-of-age story that follows the dramatic journey of Frank, a high school kid in 1984 through an exciting world of sex and music, when his deep new passion is suddenly turned into a struggle for courage, facing a new ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, sincere, avant garde ...
Plot: male prostitute, gay, gay teenager, gays and lesbians, bully, terminal illness, aids, fall in love, youth, friendship, life is a bitch, coming of age ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland, morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Perfect Opposites (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story of two college graduates from the Midwest who move to Los Angeles, where their love is tested for the first time.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic, romantic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: relationship problems, opposites attract, unlikely couple, love triangle, couple relations, lifestyle, youth, romance, fall in love, looking for love, single, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.1
 3K
Trash (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The movie follows Joe (Dallesandro), a heroin addict, throughout his quest to score more drugs. The episodic plot occurs over a single day and centers around Joe's problematic relationship with his on-off, sexually frustrated girlfriend ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, cult film, controversial
Plot: pregnancy, infidelity, welfare, male prostitute, transsexual, high school student, prostitute, social misfits, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, gays and lesbians, youth ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Acts of Worship (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Alix is taken in by a photographer, Digna, who despite her friends' protests, tries to help Alix piece her life back together and overcome her addictions.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: addiction, friendship, juvenile delinquency, downfall, going straight, youth, life is a bitch, rehabilitation, destructive relationship, drug abuse, overdose, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Five Heartbeats (1991)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In the early 1960's, a quintet of hopeful, young African-American men form an amateur vocal group called The Five Heartbeats. After an initially rocky start, the group improves, turns pro, and rises to become a top flight music sensation. Along ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Plot: friendship, hit and run, rise and fall, music, racism, bittersweet, couples, friends, lifestyle, musician's life, love and romance, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%