Movies like The High

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The High (1985)
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The High (1985)
Original name: الكيف
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 118 min.
Story: As ethics is degraded in the Egyptian society; a chemist deceive his punk brother with a nonnarcotic drug that he created to prove that it's all delusional. So the punk tries to convince him to produce the substance for a greedy drug lord.
Plot: drugs, junkie, addiction, weed, hashish, famous, ethics, arabic
Place: egypt

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Most similar movies to The High

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and melancholic films with plots about drugs, addiction, friendship, life is a bitch, family relations, drug abuse and junkie mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like The High: Underdoges (2016), Kit Kat (1991), 18 Days (2011), Snow White and Russian Red (2009), Stinking Heaven (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Underdoges (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A sign holder gets fired from his job and as a result gets into the drug and bit-coin money laundering business.
Plot: dea, weed, money laundering, hippie, job, conservative, politics, drugs
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 8.2
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Kit Kat (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Egypt
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In the Egyptian Kit Kat suburb, Sheikh Hosni's character as an observer of the daily lives of El Kit Kat's residents seems to transcend above it. Even with the loss of his eyesight, his wife, his job, and the fact that he lives with his ...
Plot: suburbs, boat, marijuana, old man, neighborhood, sex, poverty, scandal, motorcycle, grandmother, widow, incompetence ...
Place: cairo egypt, egypt
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78%
It's Not My Fault and I Don't Care Anyway (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A rich and famous self-help guru's controversial philosophy of extreme selfishness is put to the ultimate test when his only daughter is kidnapped and held for ransom.
Plot: homeless man, egocentric, selfish man, heroin, sex addict, addiction, selfishness, drug addict, homeless, giant, drug addiction, guru ...
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18 Days (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 125 min.
Story: 10 Film makers made 10 Separate stories about the "25January " revolution in Egypt and the Egyptian people in the revolution and the protests against the previous President Hosni Mubarak and the departure of President Hosni Mubarak and ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, serious, touching, sincere
Plot: revolution, rebellion, idealism, chaos, state affairs, society, hopes, political unrest, life is a bitch, rally, chaos and mayhem, nursing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: egypt, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Snow White and Russian Red (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An aggressive thug has problems with his girlfriend. Over the course of several chaotic days he walks around the hood, takes drugs and confronts himself with other women.
Style: semi serious, surreal, realistic, disturbing, sexy ...
Plot: life is a bitch, obsession, drug abuse, social misfits, misfit, addiction, violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), love, drugs, sexual content, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Stinking Heaven (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A black as tar comedy charting the dissolution of a commune for sober living in '90s suburban New Jersey.
Plot: abstinence, addiction, cocaine, abuse, drug abuse, hippie, female nudity, skinny dipping, commune, drugs, alcohol
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Baby Doll Night (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Hossam returns home to Cairo for New Year's Eve after a year's separation from his wife. At the airport, his plans for a romantic night (and to conceive a child) are thwarted by several events, including a terrorist plot.
Style: realistic, psychological, tense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: terrorism, airport, terrorist bombing, political unrest, conspiracy, homecoming, society, disorder, rivalry, nothing goes right, satire, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001
Place: egypt, new york, usa, middle east, africa ...
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56%
 5.8
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Headfirst (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Headfirst is a black comedy about a single mother with anger management problems and her teenage daughter who is always in trouble at school. With yet another school comes a new teacher and a blast from the past for the mother. Before long, an ...
Plot: mother daughter estrangement, teacher, mother daughter relationship, school, social problems, missing father, teen angst, rabbit, motherhood, teenage angst, grandfather, hopelessness ...
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The Danish Experiment (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Qadry Al-Minyawi is a widowed husband and a father of four adult sons Mahmoud, Ibrahim, Abdulrahman and Hussien. When he is later appointed as the new minister of youth and sports, his old friend asks him to host his Danish sister-in-law Anita who ...
Plot: videotaping, retiring, nudity (full frontal - brief), prank, boxing, father son relationship, pizza, fight, wedding, minister, beer, cultural difference ...
Place: egypt, denmark
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50%
 7.2
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Friday (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Craig and Smokey are two guys in Los Angeles hanging out on their porch on a Friday afternoon, smoking and drinking, looking for something to do.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, realistic ...
Plot: marijuana, african american, weed, ghetto, hip hop, bully, rapper, rap, friends, disorder, nothing goes right, machismo ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, south central los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Anita: Dances of Vice (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In modern-day Berlin (1987), Frau Kutowski goes insane, believing herself to be the (real-life) notorious Anita Berber, a nude art dancer/drug addict/scandalous figure of post-WWI Berlin. (Berber died of tuberculosis in 1928, having achieved ...
Plot: mental illness, bisexual, scandal, female nudity, dancing, drugs, male objectification
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Smiles of sad men (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A writer gets into a rehab where he meets a lot of successful men who destroyed their lives with alcohol.
Style: humorous, thought provoking, captivating, melancholic, compassionate ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, rehabilitation, marathon, recovery, family, writers, alcoholic, addiction, drunkenness, old man, doctor, friendship between men ...
Place: europe, prague, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Humboldt County (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Peter is a medical student about to graduate and begin his residency. When his professor fails him, he winds up in bed with an actress and singer named Bogart rolling through Los Angeles. He accompanies her to the redwoods of northern California, ...
Style: sincere, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: weed, family relations, fish out of water, medical student, self discovery, human nature, eccentric family, disorder, wilderness, hippie, medical school, drug dealing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, northern california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.1
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Adam & Paul (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This movie follows a day in the life of two Dublin Heroin addicts, Adam and Paul. Adam is the taller and slightly smarter of the two while Paul is his sidekick. Since they were small boys, Adam and Paul have withered into two hopeless, desperate ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: life is a bitch, addiction, society, buddies, social misfits, stoners, heroin, misfit, cons and scams, down on your luck, family relations, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Summer Side (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Comedy about a family of Gran Canaria island that shown in a "situation totally on edge" and reflects the way to be the canaries, as its author.
Plot: lgbt, gay interest, gay slur, drugs, gay, humble, gambling, infidelity, female director
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.9
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Tsiou (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Athens, mid-August. Tsiou, addicted to substances, while trying to get his dose, mixes a number of people to his search through his sister and her mobster husband. A chain of meetings follows where the pressure passes from one to another.
Plot: brothel, drug addict, junkie, drug dealer, cocaine, search, drug humor
Place: athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Never On A Sunday (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Julio Salas dies after a long illness, but it is Sunday and due to financial difficulties, his family is forced to contract the services of a modest funeral home, whose owner having taken charge of the corpse, sells it to the University. The nephew ...
Plot: corpse, grave robbing, cremation, troubled teen, teenage love, drugs, uncle, coffin
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hassan and Marcus (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When the lives of Mahmoud, a Muslim Sheikh (Omar Sharif) and Boulos, a Christian Theologian (Adel Imam) are threatened by religious extremists on both sides, the Egyptian government inducts them into a witness protection program that requires them ...
Style: realistic, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Plot: on the run, friendship, assassination attempt, switching roles, family relations, culture clash, society, disorder, parents and children, fall in love, fake identity, prejudice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Dancing Quietly (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 69 min.
Story: After many dark years of depression Luca seeks to gain her high school diploma. Her little dog Mata helps her to find motivation and keep a positive attitude towards life...
Plot: dog, attempted rape, mother daughter relationship, friendship, partying, drugs, sex scene, female nudity, kitchen
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Boppin' at the Glue Factory (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A junkie nurse rules the night shift at a convalescent hospital.
Style: semi serious, cynical, humorous, realistic
Plot: satire, workplace, against the rules, life is a bitch, dishonesty, dark humor, drug abuse, addiction, workplace situations, cons and scams, elderly, golden years ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.5
 11
Fullt alvor (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A father and son reunites for a summer vacation after the tragic loss of their cancer ill mother and ex-wife.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Plot: father son relationship, love, friendship, party, death, teenage boy, addiction, pregnant teenager, violence, family relations, family tragedy, loss of loved one ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 10K
Hurlyburly (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Based on a play by David Rabe, Hurlyburly is about the intersecting lives of several Hollywood players and wannabes, whose dysfunctional personal lives are more interesting than anything they're peddling to the studios.
Style: talky, cynical, captivating, humorous, clever ...
Plot: hollywood, drug abuse, addiction, showbiz, buddies, friendship, love triangle, sarcasm, insanity, sexual content, filmmaking, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Dream with the Fishes (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A suicidal man who can't kill himself agrees to finance his terminally ill neighbor's bucket list of fantasies if, at the end, the neighbor will kill him.
Style: realistic, semi serious, gloomy, twists and turns, humorous ...
Plot: terminal illness, nothing to lose, life is a bitch, voyeurism, self discovery, addiction, suicide, drugs, bowling, death, hospital, fish ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Excuse my French (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Christian kid suddenly is forced to go to a public school after his father dies and because of a misunderstanding everyone thinks that he's a Muslim.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, stylized
Plot: school, social differences, hidden identity, discrimination, religions or cults, family problems, society, teachers and students, dishonesty, youth, death in the family, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Lbs. (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A 315-pound man decides to kick his food addiction by moving to the country.
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: starting over, addiction, obsessive quest, misfit, hopes, cooking and food, negligence, leaving home, diet, fat man, obesity, weight loss ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Postcards from the Edge (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Substance-addicted Hollywood actress Suzanne Vale is on the skids. After a spell at a detox centre her film company insists as a condition of continuing to employ her that she live with her mother Doris Mann, herself once a star and now a champion ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, hollywood, rehabilitation, dysfunctional family, addiction, drug abuse, family problems, parents and children, filmmaking, family relations, life is a bitch, actor's life ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
This Wretched Life (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Awakening from a near fatal overdose, Chris embraces a second chance at life. Required to enroll into a 12-Step Program, and mandated to state psychiatrist appointments, Chris is forced to revisit his chaotic past; a history that revolves around his ...
Style: thought provoking, psychological
Plot: rehabilitation, obsessive compulsive disorder, addiction, second chance, confronting the past, dealing with the past, new life, troubled past, love, escape
Place: connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
 31K
The Professor (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Richard, a world-weary college professor is given a life-changing diagnosis and decides to throw all pretense and conventions to the wind and live his life as boldly and freely as possible with a biting sense of humor, a reckless streak, and a touch ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, touching, feel good, humorous
Plot: husband wife relationship, drugs, death, father daughter relationship, instructor, cancer, terminal illness, society, family relations, dishonesty, friendship, mentor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Chlorox, Ammonium and Coffee (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 106 min.
Story: "Salto, salmiakk og kaffe" is movie about a bunch of people who put duty and work in front of all, who wash too much , hovering too little and let love get in the final series ... A hot summer need suddenly pregnant single mother and fish ...
Plot: family relations, suburbs, pregnancy, sister in law, apartment building, junkie, misery, drug dealer, coffee, drug abuse, mother son relationship, apartment ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Ball in the House (2001)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Relative Evil (aka Ball in the House) - When JJ (Jonathan Tucker) returns home from rehab, he is greeted by a conniving family who are plotting to cash in on a life insurance policy before his 18th birthday
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy, bleak
Plot: going straight, kids in trouble, against the odds, dysfunctional family, teenage life, social misfits, misfit, rehabilitation, crimes, youth, life is a bitch, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%