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, teenage protagonist, suicidal, unwanted pregnancy, support group, confession, female protagonist, helplessness, lsd, drug rehabilitation, drug abuse, frustration, group therapy, drug addiction, drug addict, surgeon, beating, sister sister relationship, teenager, teenage girl, drugs, drug use, father daughter relationship ...

Most similar movies to Not My Kid

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and touching films with plots about mother daughter relationship, teenager, teenage girl, female protagonist, father daughter relationship, cigarette smoking and drugs mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Not My Kid: April's Daughter (2017), The Death of Richie (1977), An Unexpected Life (1998), The Intestine (2016), Jinn (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, grandmother granddaughter relationship, teenage pregnancy, unplanned pregnancy, father son relationship, female protagonist, cigarette smoking, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sister sister relationship ...
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95%
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: family conflict, family tragedy, pressure, drug addiction, teenager, drug abuse, courtroom, father son relationship
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85%
An Unexpected Life (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sequel to "An Unexpected Family."
Plot: adoption, aunt niece relationship, pregnancy, brother sister relationship, dysfunctional family, aunt nephew relationship, custody, baby, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sister sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, judge
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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, affair, violin, sewing, brother sister relationship, blackmail, drugs, painting, death, drinking ...
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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78%
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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, desire, islam, religious conversion, sexuality, teenager, woman, daughter, mother
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77%
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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, murder, child abuse, sex, musician, drugs, snow, heroin, statutory rape, stepfather, drug abuse
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Painful Secrets (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dawn isn't like other kids her age full of typical teenage angst about boys, school and parents. Her pain goes far deeper, and to deal with her emotional overload she physically cuts herself. The problem of adolescent girls committing ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, self mutilation, brother sister relationship, parents, father daughter relationship, teenage girl, mental illness, blood on clothes, therapy session, female bully, blood on wall, therapist ...
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73%
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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: psychedelic, psychotronic, tragic ending
Plot: heroin, drugs, teenage pregnancy, drug addiction, venereal disease, hollywood, addiction, drug addict, ambulance, clinic, jail, jail cell ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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: serious, bleak, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: high school, prostitute, marijuana, cocaine, drug addiction, lsd, runaway, heroin, mother daughter relationship, rape, addiction, drug abuse ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, psychological
Plot: family life, self discovery, parents and children, siblings relations, haunted by the past, love and romance, family relations, gays and lesbians, human nature, terminal illness, estrangement, gender ...
Time: contemporary
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64%
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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, drugs, female nudity, teenager
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63%
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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, hardship, family conflict, brother sister relationship, farm, sheriff, farmer, childbirth, mother daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, corruption, tent ...
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63%
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What They Had (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A woman must fly back to her hometown when her Alzheimer's-stricken mother, wanders into a blizzard. The return home forces her to confront her past.
Plot: alzheimer's disease, blizzard, mother daughter relationship, snow
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 ⇓
58%
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 ⇓
55%
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Mike Nichols’ film from Edward Albee's play brought new themes to the film industry. Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton have never been more brilliant together as they portray an experienced married couple who love each other yet verbally ...
Style: talky, psychological, clever, tense, serious ...
Plot: guest, adultery, alcohol, professor, one night, small town, battle of the sexes, domestic violence, humiliation, confession, couple relations, family in crisis ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new england, usa, campus
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47%
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Jack (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jack, in full puberty, not only has to deal with his parents' divorce, but also feels his world is falling apart when his dad tells him he is living with a man. He slowly comes to terms with his own feelings when the girl he has a crush on turn ...
Style: sincere, semi serious, realistic, touching, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming of age, transsexual, family life, gays and lesbians, single parent, crumbling marriage, self discovery, parents and children, teenage love, coming out, eccentric family, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, year 1982
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Florida Project (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of a precocious six year-old and her ragtag group of friends whose summer break is filled with childhood wonder, possibility and a sense of adventure while the adults around them struggle with hard times.
Plot: motel, children, child, friendship, mother daughter relationship, parent child relationship, drug use, women, drug addiction, poverty, little girl, childhood ...
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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: psychiatrist, photographer, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, car accident, sister sister relationship, nymphomania, brain damage, brain scan, nymphomaniac, female artist
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44%
Daughter of Mine (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A daughter torn between two mothers, one who raised her with love and her biological mother, who instinctively claims her back.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, child, conflict, secret, female objectification, carpet, female protagonist, horse, dog, bathtub, singing in a car, little girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Pin Cushion (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Super close mother Lyn and daughter Iona (Dafty One and Dafty Two) are excited for their new life in a new town. Determined to make a success of things after a tricky start, Iona becomes 'best friends' with Keely, Stacey and Chelsea. Used ...
Style: psychological
Plot: coming of age, bullying, mother daughter relationship, hunchback, first love, mental illness, teenage girl, single mother, sadism, female masturbation, female protagonist, pet cat ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Sadie (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: While her father is away serving in the military, Sadie battles to preserve his place on the home front when her mother takes an interest in the newest resident at the Shady Plains Trailer Park.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, trailer park, bullying, dysfunctional marriage, coming of age
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Sharing the Secret (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenage girl who feels she must always seem happy for her parents and friends secretly binges and purges.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, psychological
Plot: eating disorder, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, bulimia, teenage life, parent child relationship, youth, family relations, obsession, parents and children, mental illness, physical appearance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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A Death of Innocence (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A mother travels to New York to see her daughter who is awaiting trial for murder. The mother is totally convinced of her daughter's innocence and does all she can to help her. As the trial progresses however, the mother begins to have doubts.
Plot: daughter, mother, mother daughter relationship, trial, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, book, teenager, teenage girl, teenage protagonist, cleaning lady
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Angel Face (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A single mother abandons her 8-year-old daughter after meeting someone in a nightclub.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, single mother, jumping from height, male objectification, classroom, nightclub, boat, scar, underwater scene, sea, 8 year old, adult child friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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, single parent, school, wilderness, rehabilitation, rise and fall, adoption, alcohol abuse, dysfunctional family, relationship vs career, teenage life, kids in trouble ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: mother child relationship, cancer, teenage pregnancy, drug abuse, drug addiction, drug addict, drug use, teenage girl, baby
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, innocent, unhappiness, innocence, prostitute, teenager, teenage girl, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, police, money ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, teenager, drug use, hallucination, mental institution, costume party, pill, broken glass, clinic, accident, marijuana, punch ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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