Movies like Sarah T. - Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic

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Sarah T. - Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic (1975)
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Sarah T. - Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Finding herself unable to cope with the divorce of her parents and the stress of daily life, 15-year-old Sarah Travis starts drinking in secret. At first, alcohol provides comfort and release. Then it sends her life spiraling out of control.
Plot: alcoholic, divorce, alcohol abuse, nanny, teenager, horse, teenage girl, older man younger woman relationship, kiss, alcoholics anonymous, stepfather, teen drinking

Most similar movies to Sarah T. - Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, gloomy and emotional films with plots about alcohol abuse, alcoholic, family relations, life is a bitch, runaway, couples and drunkenness mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Sarah T. - Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic: The Late Liz (1971), The Drinker (1995), The Homefront (1998), Smashed (2012), Drunks (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Late Liz (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Religion changes a woman's attitude towards alcohol.
Style: christian film
Plot: sleeping pill, prayer, husband wife relationship, party, priest, religious conversion, alcoholic, female protagonist, hospital, divorce, alcohol abuse, suicide attempt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.1
 141
The Drinker (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Hans Fallada.
Plot: alcohol abuse, alcoholic, self destructing, marriage, beer, fuel, intoxication, spirit, drinking contest, couples, self destruction, drug addiction ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
The Homefront (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Vietnam veteran Archibald Wright works as a house painter. One family he paints a house for has a problem he can relate to: Elaine, a woman who hired him, left his husband J.P., also a Vietnam vet while he was in 'Nam, and J.P. became an ...
Plot: vietnam war, waitress, vietnam veteran, alcoholic, commitment, inner city, house painter, alcohol abuse, family relations, parent child relationship, guitarist, vietnam war veteran ...
Place: los angeles, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.8
 16K
Smashed (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Kate and Charlie like to have a good time. Their marriage thrives on a shared fondness for music, laughter… and getting smashed. When Kate’s partying spirals into hard-core asocial behavior, compromising her job as an elementary schoolteacher, ...
Style: sincere, touching, depressing, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: support group, addiction, alcohol abuse, alcoholic, rehabilitation, profanity, irresponsible, introspection, life is a bitch, hopes, drinking, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 6.3
 988
Drunks (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At the beginning of a nightly Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, Jim seems particularly troubled. His sponsor encourages him to talk that night, the first time in seven months, so he does - and leaves the meeting right after. As Jim wanders the night, ...
Style: realistic, talky, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Plot: alcoholic, alcohol abuse, support group, addiction, redemption, drug abuse, starting over, misfit, social misfits, self discovery, introspection, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Days of Wine and Roses (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An alcoholic falls in love with and gets married to a young woman, whom he systematically addicts to booze so they can share his "passion" together.
Style: realistic, bleak, emotional, gloomy, suspense ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, rehabilitation, secretary, addiction, alcoholic, drinking, violence, public relations, party, romance, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
8:17pm, Darling Street (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: This is the story of Gerard, an man who miraculy survived to an explosion that destroyed his appartment and killed a lot of people. During the next days, he tries to find out why he survived and why others died.
Plot: poverty, alcohol abuse, nudity (full frontal - brief), drinking and driving, male nudity, alcoholic, alcoholics anonymous, restaurant, apartment building, drinking problem, neighborhood, exploding building
Place: montreal quebec canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.2
 190
Scandal Sheet (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The publisher of a celebrity gossip tabloid sets out to destroy an aging actor, whose career is foundering and who is also facing a battle with alcoholism.
Plot: tabloid, scandal, husband wife relationship, publisher, alcoholic, actor, journalist, alcohol abuse, gossip, movie star, funeral, investigation
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 6.4
 199
White Girl (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Debbie, a working class single mother from Leeds, moves her family to Bradford, where they find themselves in an ethnic minority. Daughter Leah must adapt to being the only white girl at school.
Plot: alcohol abuse, islam, domestic violence, muslim, hijab, abusive husband, racism, alcoholic
Place: england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Yellow Scarf (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 59 min.
Story: The main character - a man who suffers from alcoholism - wants to change his tumultuous life. The day before Christmas Eve he receives a gift from his son - a yellow scarf. A gift is a kind of talisman he receives from loved ones, and every time he ...
Plot: alcoholic, ex husband ex wife relationship, drinking, christmas, drunkenness, drunkard, crisis, businessman, scarf, alcohol abuse
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.9
 349
Capricciosa (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Swedish drama by Reza Bagher.
Style: touching, serious, sincere, suspenseful
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, foster home, death of mother, family crisis, teenager, father son relationship, funeral, alcohol abuse, belly dancing, soccer, cancer ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.5
 2K
Spirit (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Raghunandan (Mohanlal) is a TV show host and a budding novelist. He is a loner and a compulsive alcoholic, the latter of which resulted in his divorce from Meera (Kaniha). Despite this Meera and her husband Alexy (Shankar Ramakrishnan) are his best ...
Plot: alcoholic, writers, police station, tragic event, hidden camera, alcohol abuse, plumber, interview, divorce, interviewer, journalist, tv show ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
On the Nickel (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: feature film written, produced by, and starring Ralph Waite (best known as John Walton, Sr., on the long-running CBS television series, "The Waltons"). The film tells the story of Sam (Donald Moffat), a recovering alcoholic who feels ...
Plot: alcoholic, drunkenness, monologue, judge, street life, urban setting, friendship, police, bum, homelessness, slum, drunkard ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Whose Daughter Is She? (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Whose Daughter is She?
Plot: divorce, widow, custody battle, desertion, custody, family relations, child custody, mother child relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.3
 71
Dogs' Feast (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 112 min.
Story: On a holiday eve, everyone, especially one tired and chilly, does so need at least one living soul at one's side: it is bad to meet a holiday alone with oneself. Thus, on a New Year's Eve, the main characters meet, — a meeting of two ...
Plot: loss of family, new year's eve, winter, alcohol abuse, alcoholic, apartment, teenage girl, democracy, drinking, single mother, railway station, small town ...
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Waterhole (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: At the end of their college years, Miller finds that he and his college buddies are growing apart as they choose different paths into the future. They are regulars at Murphy's, a popular watering hole of choice where Miller and Jim meet with ...
Plot: fiancee, record store, bar fight, bar owner, break up, friendship, one night stand, marriage proposal, ex girlfriend, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, college graduate, breakup ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
We're All Christs (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Adaś Miauczyński, a Polish intelectual, has severe alcohol problems which affect his relationship with his son Sylwek.
Style: serious, surreal, sincere, realistic, gloomy
Plot: dysfunctional family, alcohol abuse, self destructing, family relations, life is a bitch, family problems, redemption, parents and children, addiction, alcoholic father, father son relationship, alcoholic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.7
 11
The Healing (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: He finally met someone who specialized in damaged hearts. In this stirring drama, a promising young physician slides into alcoholism, following his wife’s tragic death. Having lost everything, he lands in a skid row mission, where he meets some ...
Style: christian film
Plot: nurse, religion, clinic, alcoholic, christian, grief, alcohol abuse, doctor, drug withdrawal, religious conversion, drug addict, bible quote ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Shattered Spirits (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Martin Sheen plays an alcoholic father who loses his family.
Style: sincere, gloomy, bleak, emotional, sexual ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, family relations, couples, family problems, downfall, love and romance, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, family life, alcoholics anonymous, alcoholic, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 8.8
 11
Hurt (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mandy White is a cheerleader. Dan LaCoy is a football player. Jason Dobbs is a bully. Eli Barker is an artist. Asia Borg is a foster kid. What they all have in common however, is that they are hurting. Each one deals with their own personal issues ...
Plot: student, high school, depression, teenager, suicide, shooting, bullying, death, alcohol abuse
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Iceman Cometh (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 239 min.
Story: Set in 1912, the entire film takes place inside a dive bar named The Last Chance Saloon, where its destitute patrons eagerly await the arrival of Hickey, who arrives annually and props everyone up with free drinks and spirited stories of his ...
Style: talky, serious, realistic, thought provoking, gloomy ...
Plot: alcoholic, prostitute, bar, life is a bitch, society, unemployment, bartender, pimp, betrayal, alcohol abuse, confession, traveling salesman ...
Time: 1910s, year 1912
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Weekend with the Babysitter (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A middle-aged husband falls for his childrens' teenaged babysitter.
Style: semi serious, realistic, cult film
Plot: nanny, boat, drug smuggling, babies and infants, artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians, youth, life is a bitch, drug dealing, gender, unfulfillment, family relations ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.4
 888
Born Innocent (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A constant runaway is given over to the care of the state and finds herself in a remand centre for girls. She is soon caught between the uncaring bureaucracy, the sometimes brutal treatment from her peers and her own abusive family, and only one ...
Style: controversial, thought provoking, bleak, rough, sexual ...
Plot: innocence lost, sexual abuse, prison, rape, riot, runaway, brutality, reform school, family relations, teenage life, prison life, strong female presence ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 6.2
 27K
Palo Alto (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Palo Alto weaves together three stories of teenage lust, boredom, and self-destruction: shy, sensitive April, torn between an illicit flirtation with her soccer coach and an unrequited crush on sweet stoner Teddy; Emily, who offers sexual favors to ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, touching, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, teenage life, teenage sexuality, high school life, high school student, unfulfillment, adolescence, youth, teenage girl, high school, coming of age, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: suspense, disturbing, rough, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: lifestyle, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, alcohol abuse, kids in trouble, single parent, rise and fall, hopes, intrigue, teenage life, uncontrollable, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maine, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 121
Summer Girl (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When seductive young Cinni comes to babysit for a troubled couple, she's after more than extra spending money. Starting with the kids and working around to the husband, evil Cinni plots to take over a young mother's life--ruthlessly ...
Plot: nanny, raft, mental illness, beach, husband wife relationship, motel, jealousy, storm, station wagon, cheating, children, beach house ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Jailbait Babysitter (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Vicki is seventeen and her older friends call her Jailbait. Her boyfriend Robert is frustrated because Vicki doesn't want to do the wild thing, but he's willing to wait. After a party gets out of hand, Vicki escapes with the help of ...
Plot: nanny, adult actress playing teenage girl, loss of virginity, exploitation, teenage runaway, etiquette, pervert, call girl, violence, prostitution, shower, prostitute ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.9
 332K
Boyhood (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: The film tells a story of a divorced couple trying to raise their young son. The story follows the boy for twelve years, from first grade at age 6 through 12th grade at age 17-18, and examines his relationship with his parents as he grows.
Style: depressing, realistic, sincere, serious, emotional ...
Audience: kids
Plot: coming of age, divorce, childhood, stepsister stepsister relationship, divorced parents, abusive husband, parenting, parents and children, teenage life, marital problem, teenager, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2010, year 2003, year 2005 ...
Place: usa, texas, houston texas, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.0
 12K
Radio Flyer (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A father reminisces about his childhood when he and his younger brother moved to a new town with their mother, her new husband and their dog, Shane. When the younger brother is subjected to physical abuse at the hands of their brutal stepfather, ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: brother brother relationship, family relations, abuse, alcohol abuse, physical abuse, parents and children, life is a bitch, radio, domestic violence, couple relations, siblings relations, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1969
Place: oklahoma, northern california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.4
 206
Daddy (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Daddy was 1989, debut film of actress Pooja Bhatt, made under the direction of Mahesh Bhatt. The films boasts spectacular performances by its lead actors, Anupam Kher and Manohar Singh
Plot: unhappy marriage, alcoholic, teen angst, insult, flashback, extramarital affair, father daughter relationship, love, writers, alcohol abuse, grandfather granddaughter relationship, telephone conversation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%