Movies like Trash 1999

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Trash (1999)
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Trash (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Trash is a coming of age drama set amongst the poverty stricken trailer parks of the deep South. In a spiraling tale of hatred, love and loyalty, two teenage friends realize that the only way for each of them to escape their miserable futures is by forever sacrificing the other.
Plot: love, poverty, south, loyalty, hate, escape, trailer park, teenager, female nudity, tragedy, backwoods, autobiography, coming of age, americana, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: future

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and dramatic films with plots about coming of age, love, family relations, autobiography, teenager, nudity (full frontal - brief) and female nudity mostly in Drama, Biography and Crime genres. Some movies like Trash: Untold (2014), Blaze (1989), This Boy's Life (1993), Running Hot (1984), Boy Meets Girl (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 25
Untold (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A hate crime triggers disturbing flashbacks for a young veteran, finding herself reluctantly joining a PTSD support group. The eclectic group of women veterans encourages her to peel away her families' lies and confront her mother who holds the ...
Plot: love, rape, death, police, bare breasts, mother daughter relationship, violence, child, homosexual, sex scene, hate crime, veteran ...
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
El Lute II: Tomorrow I'll Be Free (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This is the story of a man fighting with all his might for his life and his freedom. Eleuterio (”El Lute”) embarks upon an action-packed future, fuelled by the notions of freedom and dreams of living just as his countrymen, ever-growing in his ...
Plot: pursuit, poverty, underwear, rat, wedding, police, brother brother relationship, female nudity, fleeing, gypsy, gunshot, prison escape
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.0
 3K
Blaze (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This movie tells the story of the latter years of Earl Long, a flamboyant governor of Louisiana. The aging Earl, an unapologetic habitue of strip joints, falls in love with young stripper Blaze Starr. When Earl and Blaze move in together, ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, political comedy, dramatic ...
Plot: politics, stripper, forbidden love, opposites attract, governor, state affairs, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, romance, destructive relationship, social differences ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, latin america, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
This Boy's Life (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 1957, a son and mother flee the East and an abusive boyfriend to find a new life, and end up in Seattle, where the mother meets a polite garage mechanic. The boy continually gets into trouble by hanging out with the wrong crowd. The mom marries ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: single parent, domestic violence, coming of age, friendship, child abuse, dysfunctional family, mechanic, family relations, homosexual, gay teenager, stepfather, bittersweet ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1957
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c., washington state, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 5.9
 170
Running Hot (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A teen convicted of murdering his father escapes from authorities and heads for Arizona with a prostitute.
Plot: police, escape, teenager, prostitute, love, female masturbation, hot, dead boy, escaped convict, braless, manhunt, blonde ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Boy Meets Girl (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two doctors from Tel Aviv join 'Doctors Without Borders' and travel to Thailand to help out refugees. They leave their daughter, Aya (aged 10) at a kibbutz where the children are housed by age, but not gender. Not only does she have to get ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sincere, atmospheric
Plot: summer camp, coming of age, youth, fish out of water, social relations, friendship, female director, puberty, shower, girl, autobiography, female nudity ...
Time: 80s
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Imaginary Crimes (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A recently widowed, small-time hustler struggles to raise his two teenage daughters on his own and still make a dishonest living in 1950s Indiana.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, hopes, parents and children, family relations, down on your luck, cons and scams, human nature, life is a bitch, terminal illness, single parent, betrayal, hustler ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, 1950s
Place: indiana, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.9
 29K
Boy Erased (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The son of a Baptist preacher is forced to participate in a church supported gay conversion program.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, psychological, sentimental, queer cinema ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, lgbt, lgbt teen, coming of age, college student, teen suicide, church, father son relationship, trust, prayer, dating ...
Place: new york, arkansas, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Hefner: Unauthorized (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The unauthorized biography of Hugh Hefner and the birth of the Playboy empire.
Plot: father daughter relationship, drugs, narration from the grave, secretary, female nudity, millionaire, suicide, magazine, playboy magazine, divorce, womanizer, lingerie ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Savage Messiah (1972)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The film fictionalizes the real relationship between French sculptor Henri Gaudier and Polish writer Sophie Brzeska, twenty years his senior, who came to Paris, she says, for its “creative atmosphere.”
Plot: sculptor, art, artist, older woman younger man relationship, french countryside, love, writers, louvre, novelist, library, nudity (full frontal - brief), frenchman ...
Time: 1910s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.3
 5K
James Dean (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The man behind the legend and a knowing look at the 1950's Hollywood are revealed in this dynamic bioepic of the meteoric star whose troubled life echoed his gut-grabbing performances in East of Eden, Rebel Without A Cause and Giant.
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, captivating, clever
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, actor, dying young, actor's life, teen angst, lifestyle, prodigy, ambition, rise and fall, rising to stardom, addiction ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 1940s, 1930s
Place: usa, malibu california, santa monica california, new york, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.2
 25K
Mask (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A boy with a massive facial skull deformity and biker gang mother attempts to live as normal a life as possible under the circumstances.
Style: captivating, uplifting, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: handicapped, falling in love, fall in love, human spirit, disability, coming of age, teenage love, family relations, love and romance, parents and children, protective parent, single parent ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Katie Says Goodbye (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In order to best save the necessary funds to leave her desolate town and start anew, Katie prostitutes herself to a handful of regulars that frequent the diner she waitresses at. As she draws near to saving the funds she believes her new life ...
Plot: waitress, love at first sight, prostitution, coming of age, trailer park, alcoholic mother, mother daughter relationship, violence against women, sex in car, stolen money, first love, poverty ...
Place: san francisco, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
When Did You Last See Your Father? (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story of a son's conflicting memories of his dying father.
Style: sentimental, sincere, realistic, emotional, touching ...
Plot: reconciliation, terminal illness, memory, father son relationship, infidelity, coming of age, teenager, hospital, family relations, loneliness, confrontation, family drama ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 1960s, 60s, year 1962 ...
Place: brighton, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Sophia Loren: Her Own Story (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Dramatization of the life of Italian actress Sophia Loren who plays herself during adulthood and also that of her mother Romilda Villani.
Plot: italian woman, illegitimate daughter, glory, starvation, extramarital affair, award, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, world war two, air raid, dual role, actress ...
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.2
 322
Mad World (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this independent drama, writer-director Cory Cataldo explores the pain of adolescence with dark and disturbing results. Facing the pitfalls of high school with no support from their parents and teachers, a foursome of ostracized teenagers (Gary ...
Plot: incest, suicide by gunshot, capital punishment, peer pressure, death sentence, shot by the police, teen suicide, gay slur, adoption, murder, marijuana, hate ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.4
 9K
Grey Gardens (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Based on the life stories of the eccentric aunt and first cousin of Jackie Onassis raised as Park Avenue débutantes but who withdrew from New York society, taking shelter at their Long Island summer home, "Grey Gardens." As their wealth ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, depressing, compassionate ...
Plot: eccentric family, money problems, family life, eviction, family relations, oldtimer, parents and children, elderly, mother daughter relationship, filmmaking, cat, old woman ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 30s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 487
Evenings (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The dark, odd humor of Frits, a somewhat lost young man in his early 20s, who still lives at home and can't seem to make the leap to full adulthood is appealing, with a undertone of sadness. And the film shares his vaguely surreal, blackly ...
Plot: coming of age, male nudity, masturbation, family relations, gay interest, autobiography, irony, mirror, homosexual
Time: 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Cold Sassy Tree (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Handsome May-December romantic drama set in a sleepy Southern town at the turn of the century. An independent lady from up North causes a scandal when she decides to wed the local general-store owner just three weeks after he's been widowed.
Style: nostalgic
Plot: romance, female director, widow, community, age difference, department store, americana, love, small town, male female relationship, south, son
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on writer Maya Angelou's childhood, this story is about a young girl in the South who is sent to live with her grandmother after her parents divorce.
Plot: childhood, racism, injury, bathtub, great depression, sexual abuse, church, divorced parents, black woman, coming of age, loneliness, sexism ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s
Place: southern usa, arkansas, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Aarhus by Night (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A biographical drama from writer and director Nils Malmros in which reality is mixed with childhood memories.
Plot: memoir, film within a film, nightmare, hospital, morgue, memory, dream, male female relationship, autobiography, male nudity, sex, love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.1
 2K
Amish Grace (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a gunman killed five Amish children and injured five others in a Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania schoolhouse shooting in October of 2006, the world media attention rapidly turned from the tragic events to the extraordinary forgiveness demonstrated ...
Style: disturbing, serious, psychological, rough, emotional ...
Plot: murder, mass murder, family relations, hitman, hopes, family problems, introspection, death in the family, dealing with death, deadly, social relations, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Liz: The Elizabeth Taylor Story (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 210 min.
Story: The story of the life of the actress Elizabeth Taylor.
Plot: cruise ship, divorce, marriage, husband wife relationship, domineering mother, alcohol abuse, movie star, courtroom, honeymoon, celebrity, child star, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s, 1960s, 50s, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 5.7
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Dreamrider (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young man loses his leg in a motorcycle accident. While rehabilitating, he takes up cycling. He becomes determined to become the first one-legged person to cycle across the U.S. The movie follows him from his initial rehab through the completion ...
Plot: rehabilitation, coming of age, cycling, determination, amputee, riding a bicycle, accident
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Secret Path (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A young girl stuck in a horrific cycle of familial violence finds the power to build her own future from the place she least suspected in an inspiring tale of friendship and devotion starring Ossie Davis and Della Reese, and directed by Bruce ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, gloomy, spiritual ...
Plot: family in crisis, down on your luck, solace, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, parents and children, domestic disturbance, single parent, family problems, african american, adoption, gardening ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1940s
Place: southern usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Lute: Forge On or Die (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In Spain of the 1960s, a poor family of quinquis - a nomadic ethnic group with a tradition as old as that of the gypsises of Spain but with even more obscure origins - have a nomadic life marked by poverty. The son, Eleuterio Sánchez Rodriguez, ...
Plot: countryside, poverty, robbery, shack, male nudity, prison escape
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
My American Cousin (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: My American Cousin is a Canadian drama film, released in 1985. Written and directed by Sandy Wilson based on her own childhood, the film stars Margaret Langrick as Sandy Wilcox, a pre-teen girl growing up on a ranch in rural Penticton, British ...
Style: realistic, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, family relations, unfulfilled love, fall in love, eccentric family, teenage life, parents and children, teenage love, forbidden love, bittersweet, siblings relations, love and romance ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: canada, usa, california, british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Girl, Interrupted (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Set in the changing world of the late 1960s, Susanna Kaysen's prescribed "short rest" from a psychiatrist she had met only once becomes a strange, unknown journey into Alice's Wonderland, where she struggles with the thin line ...
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, emotional, heartbreaking ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: mental illness, suicide, psychiatrist, suicide attempt, psychiatric ward, friendship, mentally unstable, female protagonist, patient, eating disorder, coming of age, nurse ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Will: The Autobiography of G. Gordon Liddy (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the autobiography of G. Gordon Liddy who spent 54 months in prison following the Watergate scandal.
Plot: dead rat, rat, prison, politics, watergate, autobiography
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Man Who Broke 1,000 Chains (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The true story of Robert Elliot Burns, the prisoner who, after being sentenced to a Georgia chain gang, attempted two daring escapes.
Plot: hung upside down, autobiography, world war one, chain gang, world war two, corporal punishment
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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