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Like Father, Like Son (1961)
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Like Father, Like Son (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of a small-town football star, who defies society, morals and his God and gets into so much trouble that he is expelled from school. Told in flashbacks, usually in confession to the priest, Chris sets the tone early in the opening scene where he screams oaths before the altar and smashes a religious statue in a blind rage. Whether this is before or after a 14-year-old sexpot, Joan Meyers, corners him in the church choir-loft or when the parents of a pleasure-seeking rich girl, Tury by name, catch him in bed with Tury.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: teenager, religion, depression, football player, church, seduction, nymphomaniac, jazz, exile, catholic church, lake, choir, high school student, father son relationship, swimming pool, juvenile delinquency, smoking, auction, underage, decadence, pharmacy, false accusation, confession, teen angst, high school football ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: wisconsin

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, serious and sexy films with plots about teenager, kiss, coming of age, love and romance, love, drinking alcohol and friendship mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Like Father, Like Son: For the Very First Time (1991), A Soldier's Love Story (2010), The Last Picture Show (1971), Adam & Eve (2002), The Wild McCullochs (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
For the Very First Time (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A teen-aged Catholic girl carries on a secret relationship.
Plot: jewish, teenager, nun, priest, religion, first sexual experience, catholic, catholic priest, drag racing
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
A Soldier's Love Story (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ten year old Jared Marshall's life crumbled down after his parents' divorce a year ago. Not only does his dad put his job first since, mother uproots him from Iowa by moving in with her ma so she can take a job in California. When ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, sentimental, realistic
Audience: family outing, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, romance, family relations, parents and children, single parent, soldier, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, single mother, absent father, dating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, bosnia, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
The Last Picture Show (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The coming of age of a youth named Sonny in a small Texas town in the 1950s.
Style: realistic, captivating, sentimental, thought provoking, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: graduation, coming of age, friendship, small town, jealousy, american dream, self discovery, high school prom, christmas, youth, high school graduation, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1951, year 1952 ...
Place: texas, usa, oklahoma, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.6
 67
Adam & Eve (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Adam is a dashing young priest who catches the eye of Eve. Adam is having trouble fighting his desires to be with his young pursuer, and before long, finds himself in a steamy affair with the woman. Homosexual dancer Jason can't hide his ...
Plot: sex with a priest, love triangle, seduction, priest, woman on top, choir, sex standing up, catholic schoolgirl
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Wild McCullochs (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A story about the rich McCulloch Family, their overbearing father and the children's misguided blaming him for everything that doesn't go right.
Style: saga
Plot: domineering father, parent child relationship, drag racing, marriage, male bonding, friend, marching band, garage, brother brother relationship, class conflict, loss of son, bar fight ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: southern usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Wild Orchid II: Two Shades of Blue (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Blue is a teenage girl who lives with her Jazz playing father Ham. Ham gets very sick and dies, and now Blue must support herself somehow. Elle, the headmistress at a brothel, talks her into living and working at her establishment. She decides to ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexual, rough, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, addiction, brothel, on the road, love affair, voyeurism, fall in love, destructive relationship, down on your luck, couples, destiny, teenage life ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1958
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Immigrant (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 1921 New York. an immigrant woman is tricked into a life of burlesque and vaudeville until a dazzling magician tries to save her and reunite her with her sister who is being held in the confines of Ellis Island.
Style: serious, captivating, atmospheric, emotional, harsh ...
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Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Being Charlie (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Charlie is a troublesome 18-year-old who breaks out of a youth drug treatment clinic, but when he returns home to Los Angeles, he's given an intervention by his parents and forced to go to an adult rehab. There, he meets a beautiful but ...
Style: melancholic, touching, thought provoking, exciting, sentimental ...
Plot: drug addict, teenager, drug use, drug addiction, father son relationship, love, friendship, politics, drug rehab, society, family relations, couples ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 5.4
 502
The Revival (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A secret love affair between a southern Baptist preacher and a young drifter challenges the equilibrium of a growing church.
Style: queer cinema
Plot: controversy, gay, sex scene, homosexual, gay lead character, minister, guilt, congregation, religion, husband wife relationship, confrontation, church ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.6
 258
Overcome (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Based on the Conversion of Paul . Sara is at the top of her game. She has the chance to be chosen for an elite summer tennis program, but her hopes are dashed unexpectedly by the one person no one likes - Colton. Colton is at the bottom of life, ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story based on the best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, which follows 15-year-old freshman Charlie, an endearing and naive outsider who is taken under the wings of two seniors. A moving tale of love, loss, fear and hope - and the ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, talky ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
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Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 20th century ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Cruel Intentions (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Slaking a thirst for dangerous games, Kathryn challenges her stepbrother, Sebastian, to deflower their headmaster's daughter before the summer ends. If he succeeds, the prize is the chance to bed Kathryn. But if he loses, Kathryn will claim his ...
Style: sexual, cynical, romantic, clever, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: seduction, manipulation, bet, incest, femme fatale, brother sister relationship, virgin, virginity, teenage life, teenagers, loss of virginity, defloration ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 18th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.6
 14K
The Lifeguard (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A former valedictorian quits her reporter job in New York and returns to the place she last felt happy: her childhood home in Connecticut. She gets work as a lifeguard and starts a dangerous relationship with a troubled teenager.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, melancholic, depressing ...
Audience: date night, teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa, new york, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Mary Jane's Not a Virgin Anymore (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A high schooler from suburbia gets in touch with her sexuality while working at a dingy movie theater in the city.
Style: cult film
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 2K
The Falls (2012)
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Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: touching, captivating, sentimental, psychological, sexy ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Place: alabama, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Splendor in the Grass (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A fragile Kansas girl's unrequited and forbidden love for a handsome young man from the town's most powerful family drives her to heartbreak and madness.
Style: emotional, sentimental, captivating, tense, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
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Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s, 1950s ...
Place: kansas, usa, connecticut, yale university, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 760
The Green (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Michael Gavin and his partner Daniel trade the rat race of New York City for the idyllic charm of the Connecticut shoreline, with hopes of a simpler life and time for Michael to finish his first novel. All that changes when one of Michael's ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: false accusation, investigation, gay teacher, life turned upside down, couples, couple relations, society, teacher student relationship, gay slur, scandal, fight, student ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1998
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
 317
The Stripper (1963)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An aging former movie starlet (Joanne Woodward) whose Hollywood career went nowhere, now reduced to dancing with a third-rate touring show, finds herself stranded in a small town where she's courted by an infatuated and naive local teenager ...
Plot: coming of age, teenage boy, guillotine, seduction, male underwear, sexuality, adolescence, boxer shorts, tour bus, birthday, argument, loss of father ...
Place: los angeles, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 2K
Sweet Dreams (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 131 min.
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Style: exciting, tense, suspense, suspenseful, touching ...
Plot: mother love, father son relationship, motherhood, boy, loss of mother, death of mother, mourning, swimming pool, suicide of mother, classroom, faith, soccer ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 1990s, 90s
Place: sarajevo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.5
 12K
December Boys (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: For many years, four teenage orphans at an Australian outback convent have watched their younger comrades find new parents, and realize that they may never be adopted. The Reverend Mother sends the four boys away on a seaside vacation, where they ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, emotional, harsh ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 2000s ...
Place: australia, south australia, england, london, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A West Texas Children's Story (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: West Texas, in the 1960's. A tale of two 12-year-olds who embark on an adventure to find new parents in order to escape their unhappy and emotionally unsatisfying family life.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, psychological, psychological thriller
Plot: friendship, on the road, young heroes, youth, juvenile delinquency, estrangement, leaving home, starting over, adolescence vs adulthood, child as adult, haunted by the past, hopes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Who's That Knocking at My Door (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: J.R. is a typical Italian-American on the streets of New York. When he gets involved with a local girl, he decides to get married and settle down, but when he learns that she was once raped, he cannot handle it. More explicitly linked with Catholic ...
Style: talky, touching, clever, sincere, contemplative ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, society, romance, youth, opposites attract, bittersweet, urban, city life, teenage life, prostitute, lifestyle ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, italy, europe, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young tomboy, Watts, finds her feelings for her best friend, Keith, run deeper than just friendship when he gets a date with the most popular girl in school.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, kids, chick flick
Plot: opposites attract, high school, coming of age, tomboy, school, love triangle, best friend, friendship, high school dance, romance, love and romance, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.9
 52K
Lolita (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Urbane professor Humbert Humbert marries a New England widow to be near her nymphet daughter.
Style: erotic, sexual, psychological, melancholic, cynical ...
Plot: lolita, older man younger woman relationship, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, pedophile, underage sex, obsession, forbidden love, pedophilia, older man young girl relationship, perversion, sex with teenager, age difference ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 1920s, 50s ...
Place: new england, cannes
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.6
 3K
Princess Cyd (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: High school athlete Cyd Loughlin lives alone with her depressive father in South Carolina, perpetually longing to get away from it all. When her aunt, famous novelist Miranda Ruth, agrees to host her for a few weeks during the summer, Cyd jumps at ...
Style: sincere, touching, disturbing, captivating
Plot: lgbt, lesbian, novelist, bisexual girl, coming of age, sexual identity, summer vacation, friendship, female protagonist, roommate, teenage girl, dating ...
Time: 1990s, year 1968, 19th century, 1850s, 1960s ...
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Raising Victor Vargas (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The film follows Victor, a Lower East Side teenager, as he deals with his eccentric family, including his strict grandmother, his bratty sister, and a younger brother who completely idolizes him. Along the way he tries to win the affections of Judy, ...
Style: touching, semi serious, harsh, emotional, stylized ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, family relations, wooing, teenage life, love and romance, youth, couples, urban ghetto, sexual relations, family life, fall in love, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, dominican republic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.6
 106K
A Single Man (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Adapted from a 1964 novel of the same name, the film follows a day in the life of George Falconer, a British college professor reeling with the recent and sudden loss of his longtime partner. This traumatic event makes George challenge his own will ...
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, philosophical, enigmatic ...
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Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1962
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Crazy/Beautiful (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: At Pacific Palisades High, a poor Latino falls hard for a troubled girl from the affluent neighborhood.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, sentimental, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, high school, culture clash, young lovers, self destructing, family relations, unhappiness, romance, coming-of-age, opposites attract, fall in love, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%