Movies like Outta Control

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Outta Control (2008)
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Outta Control (2008)
Original name: Ihr könnt euch niemals sicher sein
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Der 17-Jährige Gymnasiast Oliver Rother bringt seine Gedanken, Gefühle und Erlebnisse gern in Hip-Hop-Texten zum Ausdruck. Als ihm seine Lehrerin Selma Vollrath eine Sechs für eine Deutscharbeit über "Die Leiden des jungen Werther" gibt, die er im Stil eines Rappers getextet hat, verlässt er enttäuscht und wutentbrannt die Klasse. Dabei verliert er einen Zettel, auf dem er in einem drastischen Song ankündigt, Frau Vollrath töten zu wollen. Aus Angst, einen potenziellen Amokläufer im Haus zu haben, informiert die Schulleitung die Polizei. Als diese bei der Hausdurchsuchung auf Olivers Computer gewalttätige Videos findet und sich der Jugendliche nicht eindeutig von seinen Sprüchen distanziert, nimmt ein ungeahntes Drama seinen Lauf.
Plot: school, rap, teacher student relationship, mistrust, prejudice, hysteria, saving a life, escalation

Most similar movies to Outta Control

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, psychological, serious and gloomy films with plots about school, teacher, classroom, teenager, teacher student relationship, school teacher and female director mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Outta Control: Out of Hand (2005), 6A (2016), Nowhere (2016), Ramdhanu-The Rainbow (2014), Houston (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Out of Hand (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, Germany, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Sebastian and Paul are two bored boys about 16 years of age. They drink alcohol, steal - and attend a private school. They can't find a sense of meaning in their present adolescent existence. They abduct Sonja and lock her in an old, abandoned ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: abduction, teenage life, violence against women, crimes, youth, coming of age, friendship, missing person, kidnapping, school, hostage, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid, new york, philadelphia, europe
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95%
 6.2
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6A (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 61 min.
Story: As if immersed in the situation, the viewer witnesses a distressing encounter between angry parents, a helpless teacher and three schoolgirls. It soon becomes clear that certain things are going wrong in their class. There have been complaints of ...
Plot: teacher, parent, crisis, school, bullying, friendship, doubt, mistrust, parents, school teacher, teenager
Place: eastern europe
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79%
 5.6
 242
Nowhere (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Young Danny has left his home town in the middle of nowhere (="Nirgendwo") behind and moved to Berlin to study business. The twentysomething enjoys big city life and independence. When his father dies unexpectedly, however, Danny has to ...
Plot: father son relationship, grief, bathtub, photograph, swimming pool, domineering father, generation y, swimming, camera, sex in a swimming pool, female nudity, death of father ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Ramdhanu-The Rainbow (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Mitali was a worried mother. This time, once again, her 5 year old son Gogol had failed to pass the admission test in a reputed school. Mitali was determined to get her son admitted into a reputed school. Gogol loved the song of birds, the flight of ...
Plot: children, school, education, female director
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 5.8
 278
Houston (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A German corporate headhunter travels to Houston, Texas, in pursuit of a renowned oil company CEO, only to have his life fall apart.
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: life turned upside down, introspection, addiction, estrangement, life is a bitch, workplace, alcohol abuse, workplace situations, human nature, disorder, plan gone wrong, business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, texas, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Kids Aren't Alright (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Story: Ross is trying to come to terms with the suicide of one of his classmates, as he finds his life falling down around him. Suddenly he finds himself involved in a new friendship with the new girl in school, Róisín. She helps to lead him in the right ...
Plot: school, suicide, teenager, youth, homosexuality, lesbian
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Sleeping Sickness (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France, Netherlands
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ebbo and Vera Velten have spent the better part of the past twenty years living in different African countries. Ebbo is the manager of a sleeping sickness programme. His work is fulfilling. Vera, however, feels increasingly lost in Yaounde’s ...
Style: contemplative, realistic, gloomy, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: losing-it hero, plague, couples, couple relations, heroes, unfulfillment, destructive relationship
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Student (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Roque starts University in Buenos Aires but he is not particularly interested in attending classes or working towards a degree. Instead, he dedicates his time to one of the many groups vying for control of the university, motivated less by grand ...
Plot: teacher student relationship, student, teacher student sex, manipulation, male protagonist, male female relationship, snorting cocaine, oral sex, teacher student romance, sex, friendship, female nudity ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Evening Dress (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Like many of her classmates, 12 year old tomboy Juliette has a crush on Mrs. Solenska, a teacher distinguished by stylish attire and an uninhibited, provocative classroom demeanor. Juliette's fascination turns into all-consuming obsession, ...
Plot: teacher student relationship, lesbian interest, gay love, teenage love, tomboy, suicide attempt, school teacher, teenage girl, school, teacher, obsessive love, forbidden love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Limbo (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: LIMBO is set in a small town in rural Denmark, teenager Sara and young teacher Karen develop a connection. A quiet drama interested as much in the lives of its female protagonists as their surroundings.
Plot: female director, school, school teacher, car accident, machismo, femininity
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Birth of a Nation (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A new teacher at a highly problematic comprehensive school feels that corporal punishment may just be inflaming the problems, and so begins to campaign against it.
Plot: corporal punishment, school, riot, juvenile delinquent, sex education, education, children, bullying, classroom, teacher, profanity
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51%
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Cassava (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Filipino drama directed by Maryo J. De Los Reyes.
Plot: school, shame, blackboard, death, farming, funeral, house arrest, church, classroom, jail, countryside, con artists ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 1K
Homevideo (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Shy, sensitive high school outsider Jakob Moormann is miserably lacking immaterial support at home, where his strict father, uniformed cop Claas, and selfish mother are too busy breaking up to be there for him. Jakob focuses on class dream-girl ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, rough, semi serious ...
Plot: school, estrangement, parents and children, teenage life, youth, family problems, misfit, blackmail, public humiliation, masturbation, first love, teasing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.9
 2K
Finsterworld (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The film tells different stories in a kind of parallel Germany about love, affection and hatred.
Style: suspense, tricky, psychological, absurd, scenic ...
Plot: human nature, couples, school, loneliness, bribery, parent child relationship, concentration camp, police officer, road, forest, school uniform, metaphor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Secrets In The Snow (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On this particular Friday morning the students of Eastbrook High are arriving at school to complete their final exams before the Christmas Holiday. But what began as a December snowfall quickly becomes a threatening winter storm, and school is ...
Plot: family, snow, school, high school, coming of age, christian, faith, faith based
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Term of Trial (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Weir, an alcoholic schoolteacher, whose criminal record for refusing to fight during the Second World War has prevented him from progressing further in his teaching career, is looked upon with disdain by his headmaster, his pupils and even his wife. ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, rejection, injustice, tutor, teenage crush, false accusation of rape, teacher student relationship, parent, teacher, student, school, school teacher ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Das wahre Leben (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Inner chaos breaks free in two families.
Plot: gay interest, nudity (full frontal - brief), saving a life, strong female character, addiction, female nudity, grief, skinny dipping, self harm, male nudity, husband wife estrangement, unemployment ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Violation of Sarah McDavid (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sarah McDavid, an idealistic young teacher, takes a job in a rough high school where she is eventually attacked and raped in her classroom after school hours and decides to buck the school system in an attempt to make schools safer for students and ...
Plot: school, woman with glasses, high school teacher, rape victim, alarm, marriage proposal, school principal, teenage boy, female protagonist, classroom, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, bicycle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 6.9
 121
Small Voices (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Melinda is a new substitute teacher at the Malawig Elementary School, located in a poor remote barrio. A young university graduate, her family expects her to look for work abroad, but in her idealism she takes on a challenging job in the provincial ...
Plot: teaching, inspiration, teacher student relationship, classroom, rebel, unemployment, dedicated teacher, book, provincial life, school, teenager, elementary school ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.9
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Publication (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 89 min.
Story: class conflicts in a school class
Plot: breakdance, teenager, teacher student relationship, college, mother daughter relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Deflowering of Eva van End (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The ugly duckling of a fraught middle-class household has her life turned upside-down by the arrival of a handsome German exchange student, in this caustic, absurdist satire of petit-bourgeois family life from Dutch director Michiel ten Horn. (TIFF)
Plot: loss of virginity, girl, school, coming of age, teenage girl
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Confused Feelings (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It is the story of a middle age professor who falls deaply in love with a young student in his English literature class. The student is a boarder in the teacher's house. The teacher is married and his wife knows he is mostly attracted to young ...
Plot: gay teenager, love, school, homosexual, gay interest, intergenerational friendship
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.8
 2K
Blame (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A drama teacher's taboo relationship with an unstable student strikes a nerve in her jealous classmate, sparking a vengeful chain of events within their suburban high school that draws parallels to 'The Crucible'.
Style: realistic, talky, emotional, atmospheric, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: teacher student relationship, older man younger woman relationship, high school, peer pressure, teenage life, bullying, life is a bitch, mental disorder, protection, society, depression, teacher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 6.6
 355
32A (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: This story is set in the "in-between" time of a girl's life, when she is no longer a child and not yet a woman. We open with our heroine, Maeve, putting on her new snow white bra, and stepping out into the world as a young woman. She ...
Plot: female director, coming of age, breasts, school uniform, teenage girl, irish, schoolgirl, girl, 13 year old, school, dublin ireland, first love
Time: 70s
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Key Is in the Door (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Marie (Annie Girardot) teaches high school and has a 16-year-old daughter in her class. Divorced some years previously, she has some vague egalitarian notions about friendship with her students and leaves her door open to them. One of her protégés ...
Plot: family drama, single parent, shower, homosexual, school, male nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Elisa K (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Eleven-year-old Elisa (Claudia Pons) lives with her father (Hans Richter) in Spain following the breakup of her parents. Elisa goes to a fair with her father, and meets one of his friends (Jordi Gracia), a successful jeweler. Days later, a change ...
Plot: female director, child rape, amusement park, restaurant, ferris wheel, school, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.6
 6K
Manifesto (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An outstanding tribute to various (art) manifestos of the nineteenth and twentieth century, ranging from Communism to Dogme, in connection with thirteen different characters, including a homeless man, a factory worker and a corporate CEO, who are ...
Style: art house
Plot: manifesto, art, housewife, teacher, dog, school, punk rocker, woman, elevator, classroom, funeral, doll ...
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Crossing the Lighthouse (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two kids about ten years old meet within a very peculiar framework: both come from broken families and are in care of foster homes...
Plot: girl dressed as boy, lighthouse, bullying, detention, police, school, runaway, waterfront, adventure
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
System Crasher (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The wild and energetic journey of 9-year-old girl Benni through all possible stations of German Child Proctective Services.
Style: disturbing, sincere, realistic, psychological
Plot: problem child, mother daughter relationship, mentor, family, parents and children, society, adaptation, school, cabin in the woods, little boy, loneliness, visitor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
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Spare the Rod (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: It is London in the year 1960 and John Saunders enthusiastically begins his new teaching career at a tough slum-area school. His class are bored pupils in their last term before leaving. Will he handle the grave problems that lie ahead?
Plot: school, school teacher, cigarette smoking, neglected child, slut, inspiration, black eye, riot, suspenders, brawl, drinking, hooliganism ...
Place: london, east end london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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