Movies like Not My Kid

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Not My Kid (1985)
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Not My Kid (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A teenaged drug addict is sent to Dr. Royce's controversial drug intervention program where the addicts in the program confront each other in supervised group meetings. Also, in evening meetings, the addicts are confronted by their families. The girl's parents want to remove her from the program because it upsets them that their daughter is being forced to associate with addicts who admit to stealing and trading sex for drugs.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, family conflict, illegal drugs, drug abuse, suicidal, sister sister relationship, drug addict, lsd, support group, teenage girl, doctor, female protagonist, drug addiction, teenage protagonist, unwanted pregnancy, frustration, beating, guilt, drug rehabilitation, father daughter relationship, drug use, drugs, teenager, surgeon, group therapy ...

Most similar movies to Not My Kid

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and bleak films with plots about mother daughter relationship, teenager, drugs, drug addiction, teenage girl, drug abuse and drug addict mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Not My Kid: Arresting Gena (1997), The Hard Road (1970), The Death of Richie (1977), Go Ask Alice (1973), Love Lives On (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: terminal illness, teenager, teenage girl, sexuality, female protagonist, youth, mother daughter relationship, friendship between women, coming of age, teenage protagonist
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95%
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The Hard Road (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A cautionary tale. At 17, Sherman Oaks high schooler Pam Banner has a baby out of wedlock. The baby is adopted, but Pam's too embarrassed to go back to school, so her dad gets her a job as the receptionist for a talent agent. A rock star takes ...
Style: psychotronic, tragic ending, psychedelic
Plot: heroin, rock band, drug abuse, teenage pregnancy, marijuana, self discovery, trip, drug trip, sex, exploitation, police, teenager ...
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91%
The Death of Richie (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A sensitive but confused teenager feels pressure on him from all directions and turns to drugs, which causes problems for him in school and at home.
Plot: teenager, family tragedy, pressure, family conflict, drug addiction, father son relationship, courtroom, drug abuse, mother son relationship
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91%
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Go Ask Alice (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A 14-year-old girl in late 1960's America is inadvertently sucked into an odyssey of sex and drugs. She eventually seeks help.
Style: realistic, touching, gloomy, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: prostitute, high school, heroin, runaway, lsd, cocaine, drug addiction, mother daughter relationship, marijuana, rape, on the run, teenage life ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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Love Lives On (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A 15-year-old girl must choose between continuing her pregnancy and undergoing treatment for her fast-growing cancer.
Plot: baby, mother child relationship, cancer, drug addiction, drug addict, teenage girl, drug use, teenage pregnancy, drug abuse
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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The Saver (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When teenaged Fern is orphaned in the middle of a harsh Montreal winter, she is determined to avoid her mother’s tragic fate, and take care of herself. With Youth Protection nipping at her heels, she lies about her name and age, to get a job as a ...
Plot: book, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, teenage protagonist, cleaning lady, teenager, teenage girl
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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: running, teenager, high school, hit by a car, runner, track and field, female protagonist, car accident, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, accident ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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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, stepfather, drug abuse, heroin, snow, sex, child abuse, drugs, musician, murder, statutory rape
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
An Unexpected Life (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sequel to "An Unexpected Family."
Plot: adoption, judge, mother daughter relationship, baby, pregnancy, dysfunctional family, brother sister relationship, aunt niece relationship, aunt nephew relationship, custody, sister sister relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
April's Daughter (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Valeria is 17 and pregnant. She lives in Puerto Vallarta with Clara, her half sister. Valeria has not wanted her long-absent mother, April, to find out about her pregnancy, but due to the economic strain and the overwhelming responsibility of having ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, teenage girl, yoga, seaside, unplanned pregnancy, pregnant, newborn baby, grandmother granddaughter relationship, teenage pregnancy, cigarette smoking, kiss, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Berkeley (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Berkeley is the story of Ben Sweet, an eighteen year old boy who comes to UC Berkeley in 1968 to study accounting and avoid the draft. There begins an odyssey through sex, drugs, rock and roll, and political activism which turns his world upside ...
Plot: illegal drugs, teenager, drugs, female nudity
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68%
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The Connection (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Eight drug addicts are waiting for their connection in a New York apartment belonging to Leach. Jim Dunn, a budding filmmaker, has agreed to pay for the fix if the addicts will allow him to film the connection scene. After the men get their shots, ...
Plot: drug addiction, loft, heroin, drugs, jazz, drug use, jazz music, drug addict
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Augusta, Gone (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Martha is a businesswoman and divorced mother of two children - Augusta and Jack. However, when docile Augusta becomes a teenager, feelings of anger and self-hate cause her personality to undergo a scary transformation, and Martha realizes that this ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: drug abuse, rise and fall, lifestyle, alcohol abuse, school, teenage life, royal family, dysfunctional family, rehabilitation, adventurer, ambition, adoption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Behind the Red Door (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Set in New York and New England (but filmed in Newfoundland), Behind the Red Door stars Kyra Sedgwick as Manhattan-based photographer Natalie Haddad, who enjoys success with her strangely gloomy and foreboding camerawork. When her agent and best ...
Style: realistic, psychological, touching, serious, sincere
Plot: love and romance, family relations, siblings relations, family life, self discovery, terminal illness, haunted by the past, human nature, gays and lesbians, parents and children, estrangement, gender ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Animals (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: ANIMALS tells the story of Jude and Bobbie: a young couple that exist somewhere between homelessness and the fantasy of their imaginations. Though they masterfully con and steal in an attempt to stay one step ahead of their addiction, they are ...
Plot: overdose, junkie, drugs, drug use, drug addict, drug addiction
Place: illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Ben Is Back (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 19 year-old Ben Burns unexpectedly returns home to his family's suburban home on Christmas Eve morning. Ben's mother, Holly, is relieved and welcoming but wary of her son staying clean. Over a turbulent 24 hours, new truths are revealed, ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, suspense
Plot: drug rehabilitation, drug dealing, lie, addiction, marriage, group therapy, breaking and entering, teenager, drug dealer, christmas eve, suspicion, christmas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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6 Balloons (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Over the course of one night, a woman drives across LA with her heroin addict brother in search of a detox center, with his two year old daughter in tow.
Plot: brother sister relationship, drug addiction, heroin, pharmacy, surprise birthday party, addiction, drug addict, drug abuse, fireworks, public restroom, drug use, drug withdrawal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Angel Dusted (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Cautionary anti-drug film based on a true story, made for NBC television. Drama about the effects on Jean Stapleton and Arthur Hill when their teenage son (John Putch, Stapleton's real-life son) gets spaced out on a marijuana joint laced with ...
Plot: high school, hallucination, teenager, drug use, mental institution, blood, flashback, school, pill, clinic, broken glass, accident ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Her Last Chance (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Drug adict teen gets out of rehab only to be accused of her boyfriend's death.
Plot: accident, death, drugs, drug addict, drug addiction, jealousy, teenager, party
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Little Ladies of the Night (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The sister of ex-pimp and current Los Angeles Police detective Lyle York was murdered working the streets a few years ago. Since his reform, he has teamed with Officer Russ Garfield to clear the streets of under-age girls working in prostitution. ...
Plot: prostitution, social problem, police, prostitute, pimp, social issues, runaway, innocent, street life, unhappiness, mother daughter relationship, money ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Sherrybaby (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After serving time in prison, former drug addict Sherry Swanson returns home to reclaim her young daughter from family members who have been raising the child. Sherry's family, especially her sister-in-law, doubt Sherry's ability to be a ...
Style: bleak, realistic, emotional, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: drug abuse, heroin, cocaine, parole officer, support group, ex convict, addiction, incest, drugs/alcohol, family relations, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, delaware, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Sins of the mind (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A typical American family - photographer father, two talented daughters, Michelle an accomplished commercial artist with a clear upward career path. Then she has an auto accident, and the head trauma leaves behavioral changes. The part of the brain ...
Plot: brain damage, nymphomania, car accident, female protagonist, nymphomaniac, sister sister relationship, psychiatrist, brain scan, female artist, father daughter relationship, photographer, mother daughter relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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South West 9 (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five very different characters are thrown together in one weird, mashed up day. It started out like any other, but 24 hours later everything had changed. South West 9 takes you through the windscreen of the new millenium. The death of idealism, ...
Plot: lsd, music, trance, rave, female nudity, gun, violence, drugs, drug use, drug trade, junkie, marijuana ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Incomplete Eclipse (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Marta (Lucie Patikova) was blinded in an accident brought on by her careless and indulgent younger sister. Now in a school for the blind, Marta keeps up her hope that she will one day see again, mainly because her mother - out of good intentions - ...
Plot: doctor, psychologist, photographer, scientist, prank, mother daughter relationship, teacher, concussion, broken glass, blind girl, secret, crying ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Intestine (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 71 min.
Story: The Intestine is the story of Maya, an unhappy young womn, fed up with her monotonous job, filthy apartment, and the responsibilities of caring for her drug-addicted mother. One night she comes across Philip, a man of wealth, and the next morning ...
Plot: female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, one-night stand, one night stand, sewing, violin, cottage, breaking and entering, death, drugs, brother sister relationship, blackmail ...
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, teenage life, friends, family relations, parents and children, alcohol abuse, self discovery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Poker House (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Agnes and her two sisters struggle through a day in a home overrun by gamblers, thieves, and johns.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, emotional, bleak
Plot: pimp, coming of age, drug abuse, family in crisis, family relations, prostitute, small town, lifestyle, teenage life, life is a bitch, down on your luck, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 70s
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Migrants (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A look at the lives of migratory farm workers, focusing on one family.
Plot: poverty, family conflict, hardship, sister sister relationship, sheriff, worker, migrant worker, working class, tent, factory worker, brother sister relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: coming of age, mother daughter relationship, religious conversion, teenager, sexuality, islam, desire, daughter, woman, mother
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Around the Fire (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Simon is an intelligent and privileged young man whose family expects him to become a Princeton graduate. Crying out for attention from his reserved and cool hearted family, Simon commits numerous petty crimes and is soon sent away to boarding ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: rehabilitation, addiction, boarding school, drug abuse, teaching the ways of the world, love and romance, parents and children, boarding school life, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, teenage life, innocence lost ...
Time: 90s
Place: campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%