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, touching, serious and sentimental films with plots about love, coming of age, family relations, autobiography, poverty, nudity (full frontal - brief) and childhood mostly in Drama, Biography and Crime genres. Some movies like Trash: Untold (2014), Angela's Ashes (1999), This Boy's Life (1993), Blaze (1989), Running Hot (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, chase, poverty, underwear, rat, female nudity, wedding, brother brother relationship, police, gypsy, gunshot, fleeing ...
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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 ...
Style: suspense, unusual plot structure, contemplative, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: military, lesbian, post traumatic stress disorder, family relations, mother daughter relationship, love, hate crime, friendship, veteran, violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), childhood sexual abuse ...
Place: florida
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Angela's Ashes (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Based on the best selling autobiography by Irish expat Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes follows the experiences of young Frankie and his family as they try against all odds to escape the poverty endemic in the slums of pre-war Limerick. The film ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, compassionate, sincere ...
Plot: poverty, life is a bitch, parents and children, ira, alcohol abuse, injustice, unemployment, human nature, society, family relations, irish, youth ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1940s, year 1935
Place: ireland, new york, brooklyn new york city, europe, usa ...
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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, serious, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: single parent, domestic violence, coming of age, stepfather, friendship, child abuse, dysfunctional family, gay teenager, mechanic, homosexual, family relations, stepfather stepson relationship ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1957
Place: usa, seattle, united states, seattle washington, washington state ...
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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, political ...
Plot: politics, stripper, opposites attract, forbidden love, governor, civil rights, love affair, americana, couples, campaign, injustice, social differences ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, latin america, new jersey ...
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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: escape, teenager, police, prostitute, skinny dipping, prostitution, escaped convict, female masturbation, love, female nudity, manhunt, sleazy ...
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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, realistic, sincere, touching, atmospheric
Plot: summer camp, coming of age, youth, friendship, fish out of water, social relations, female director, autobiography, childhood, undressing, puberty, voyeur ...
Time: 80s
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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, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: coming of age, hopes, family relations, parents and children, cons and scams, down on your luck, terminal illness, human nature, life is a bitch, betrayal, single parent, hustler ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, 1950s
Place: california, indiana
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Native Son (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young African-American man named Bigger Thomas takes a job working for a highly influential Chicago family, a decision that will change the course of his life forever.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, psychological, disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: poverty, forbidden love, crime and punishment, interracial relations, driver, danger, racial issues, love, based on a novel, money, african american, racism ...
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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 ...
Style: captivating, touching, sexy, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: waitress, love at first sight, prostitution, alcoholic mother, mother daughter relationship, single mother, violence against women, poverty, sex in car, female nudity, first love, nude girl ...
Place: arizona, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: secretary, womanizer, female nudity, drugs, playboy magazine, suicide, narration from the grave, father daughter relationship, lingerie, sex scene, nudity (full frontal - brief), millionaire ...
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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.
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Plot: gay teenager, lgbt, lgbt teen, gay, coming of age, gay rape, teen suicide, father son relationship, trust, church, prayer, anger ...
Place: arkansas, southern usa, new york
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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, serious, sentimental, captivating, clever
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, actor, dying young, actor's life, teen angst, prodigy, ambition, rising to stardom, lifestyle, rise and fall, life is a bitch ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 1940s, 1930s
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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.”
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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.
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
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Plot: autobiography, family relations, gay interest, homosexual, irony, male nudity, coming of age, masturbation, mirror
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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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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.
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Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: southern usa, st. louis missouri, arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, family relations, eviction, family life, parents and children, elderly, oldtimer, mother daughter relationship, filmmaking, cat, female protagonist, old woman ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 30s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: mother daughter relationship, cruise ship, child star, husband wife relationship, backstage, film within a film, alcohol abuse, honeymoon, love, divorce, movie star, domineering mother ...
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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: morgue, film within a film, love, doctor, children, sex, nightmare, prank, father son relationship, memory, boy, dream ...
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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: amputee, determination, riding a bicycle, rehabilitation, accident, coming of age, cycling
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: serious, realistic, gloomy, touching, spiritual ...
Plot: family problems, solace, life is a bitch, single parent, domestic disturbance, unfulfillment, down on your luck, parents and children, family in crisis, black man, gospel, world war two ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1940s
Place: southern usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, shack, robbery, poverty, male nudity, prison escape
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Home of Our Own (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story is located in Los Angeles in the sixties. An energetic widow, Frances Lacey, with her six children try to make a dream of theirs come true: to have a home of their own. Therefore they leave Los Angeles and head for the countryside, while ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, emotional, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, corporal punishment, single parent, american dream, small town, child abuse, widow, family problems, bittersweet, life is a bitch, love and romance, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, semi serious, touching, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: coming of age, family relations, teenage life, forbidden love, innocence lost, family life, siblings relations, bittersweet, single parent, love and romance, high school life, eccentric family ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: canada, california, usa, british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: rat, politics, dead rat, prison, watergate, autobiography
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: corporal punishment, chain gang, world war two, autobiography, world war one, hung upside down
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Girl, Interrupted (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
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, borderline personality disorder, mentally unstable, coming of age, friendship, patient, female protagonist, mental institution ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%