Movies like The Young Runaways

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The Young Runaways (1968)
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The Young Runaways (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three unhappy teenagers run away from home, only to discover living on their own isn't as idyllic as they imagined.
Plot: teenager, runaway, biker, thief, motorcycle, friendship, blonde, girlfriend, prostitution, drugs, house, farm, pimp, father daughter relationship, deserter, cheating on boyfriend, reality, car accident, armed robbery, exploitation, gas station, burned alive, overbearing mother, domineering mother, cheating girlfriend ...

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Most similar movies to The Young Runaways

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, cult film, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about teenager, friendship, runaway, drugs, teenage girl, high school and prostitution mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Young Runaways: Little Ladies of the Night (1977), Girl Lost: A Hollywood Story (2020), Maryjane (1968), The Book of Love (2016), Runaway, Runaway (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Little Ladies of the Night (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The sister of ex-pimp and current Los Angeles Police detective Lyle York was murdered working the streets a few years ago. Since his reform, he has teamed with Officer Russ Garfield to clear the streets of under-age girls working in prostitution. ...
Style: cult film
Plot: prostitution, mother daughter relationship, police, teenager, friendship, street life, teenage girl, money, unhappiness, innocence, social problem, innocent ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
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95%
Girl Lost: A Hollywood Story (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Interweaving stories of four different women involved in the sex industry offers a glimpse into the dark underbelly of Los Angeles and the taboo lifestyle of a sex worker. A teen runaway, single mother and two career escorts interconnect through ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: sex trafficking, prostitution, teenager, single mother, runaway, stripper, life is a bitch, friendship, hollywood, lifestyle, danger, escapades ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles
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61%
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Maryjane (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A teacher trying to break up a local drug ring is framed and arrested for possession of marijuana.
Style: serious, realistic, psychotronic
Plot: high school, friendship, school, frame up, drug dealing, dedicated educator, life is a bitch, partners, society, crimes, youth, rebellion ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Book of Love (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After tragedy strikes Henry and Penny, he befriends a tenacious young girl and discovers she is constructing a raft to sail across the Atlantic to find her lost father. Together, along with some unlikely friends, they set forth to construct the ...
Style: touching, captivating, psychological, contemplative
Plot: architect, raft, car accident, death, quitting job, husband wife relationship, friendship, teenager, help, homeless, pregnant, uncle ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Runaway, Runaway (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An unhappy teenager hits the road to meet up with a man in California whom she barely knows. Along the way the naive teen stumbles around trying to do her best to get by, but eventually falls prey to some unseemly characters willing to take ...
Plot: runaway teen, hitchhiking, runaway, teenage girl, teenager, businessman, roommate, friendship
Place: venice california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Miracle of Kathy Miller (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: With the support of her parents (Sharon Gless & Frank Converse), an Arizona adolescent (Helen Hunt) overcomes severe injuries to run in a 10K race.
Plot: teenager, running, athlete, track and field, accident, car accident, husband wife relationship, race, high school athlete, recovery, coma, runner ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Dawn: Portrait of a Teenage Runaway (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 15 year old Dawn runs away from what she feels is an intolerable home life. In the big city, she ends up turning to prostitution when she is unable to get a job due to her age.
Style: controversial, cult film
Audience: teens
Plot: sex with a minor, hustler, pimp, alcoholic mother, runaway child, teenage prostitute, street life, father daughter relationship, friendship, leaving home, teenager, outcast ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Punk Love (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set in the rainy environs of Oregon and Washington, Punk Love is the story of two forlorn lovers, searching for that elusive Hollywood Ending to the story of their dreams. Sarah is a lost 15-year-old, trapped in an unloving home, in a dreary small ...
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: teenager, illegal drugs, musician, drug abuse, teenage love, follow your dream, audition, pubic hair, male nudity, male objectification, stepfather, methamphetamine ...
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Hard Road (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A cautionary tale. At 17, Sherman Oaks high schooler Pam Banner has a baby out of wedlock. The baby is adopted, but Pam's too embarrassed to go back to school, so her dad gets her a job as the receptionist for a talent agent. A rock star takes ...
Style: cult film, psychotronic, tragic ending, psychedelic
Plot: band, adoption, abusive relationship, musician, secretary, heroin, lsd, van, teenager, new job, ambulance, hallucination ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Foxes (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A group of friends come of age in the asphalt desert of the San Fernando Valley, as set to a blazing soundtrack and endless drinking, drugs and sex.
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, rough, reflective ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teenager, alcohol abuse, hollywood, drug abuse, addiction, youth, graphic violence, self discovery, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Toys Are Not for Children (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Miserable with her marriage to a toy-store clerk and obsessed with memories of her long-absent father, child-like Jamie learns that toys are not for children when she turns her life around--by becoming a hooker! Playing "daddy's little ...
Style: psycho sexual
Plot: pimp, prostitution, exploitation, adultery, rape, incest, double life, sex, dysfunctional marriage, female nudity, father daughter relationship, call girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
 925
Go Ask Alice (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A 14-year-old girl in late 1960's America is inadvertently sucked into an odyssey of sex and drugs. She eventually seeks help.
Style: emotional, gloomy, sincere, touching, bleak ...
Plot: high school, prostitute, runaway, cocaine, lsd, heroin, drug addiction, mother daughter relationship, rape, marijuana, hopes, on the run ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Riot on Sunset Strip (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A police captain (Aldo Ray) is caught between businesses operating on the Los Angeles Sunset Strip who don't like the punks hanging out, and his belief in allowing the kids their rights. But when his daughter (Mimsy Farmer) gets involved with ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, psychotronic
Plot: gang rape, mini skirt, summer of love, rivalry, life is a bitch, crimes, urban, vengeance, vigilantism, crime, law enforcement, riot ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.5
 195
Tag (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Billy is the self-designated leader of a group of teenagers living in a shelter. Jacob and Rae, Billy's oldest childhood friends, live there as well as part of "the family". Billy has an AIDs-like virus, which he has passed on to his ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, unusual plot structure, contemplative ...
Plot: teenager, homeless, couples, drug addict, hiv, runaway, murder, abusive parent, flashback sequence, gay teenager, love, escapades ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Juvenile Delinquents -- New World Order (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Broken teens trying to claim something their parents failed to provide - A Future and Purpose.
Style: dark
Plot: teenager, gang, vigilante, vengeance, abuse, revenge, justice, blood
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Rock: It's Your Decision (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 52 min.
Story: The parents of a young man force him to go without rock music for thirty days, and as a result, he discovers how rock music is a tool of Satan to control people.
Style: christian film
Plot: rock music, teenager, teen angst, sermon, christian, pastor, worried mother, mother son relationship, religion
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35%
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Cutback (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: High School senior Luke Harris (Justin Schwan) dreams of just one thing... pro surfing. With his best friend Casey (Angel Cruz) at his side, they have two goals: surf and party! But Luke's Mom (Raquel Gardner) and especially Dad (Greg Carlson) ...
Style: christian film
Plot: faith, surfing, teenager, youth, christian
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Unspeakable Act (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: 17-year-old Jackie is in distress as her older brother Matthew gets his first girlfriend and prepares for college. Though Matthew does not share her incestuous desire, Jackie fights the intrusion of reality on her idyllic childhood world
Plot: single mother, loneliness, mother daughter relationship, teenager, friendship, house party, jealousy, filmmaking, facebook, coming of age, mother son relationship, sister sister relationship ...
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32%
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Surviving: A Family in Crisis (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Rick is a 17 year old golden boy whose father wants him to became a doctor like himself. Lonnie is a problematic 16 year old girl, who has just come out from a sanatorium after an attempted suicide. The families of both teens are very close friends. ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenager, friendship, suicide, impossible love, crying woman, funeral, suicide pact, shock, caught cheating, latex gloves, exam, photographer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Special Education (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Educator and those educated in a home for juvenile delinquents in the same test: approach, take a peek into his soul to become a man. The story of a minor, neglected boys-offenders and their teachers who try to reject the old methods of ...
Plot: police officer, car accident, education, juvenile detention, teaching, hitchhiking, escape, runaway, friend, theft, small town, death ...
Place: belgrade
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Angel Dusted (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Cautionary anti-drug film based on a true story, made for NBC television. Drama about the effects on Jean Stapleton and Arthur Hill when their teenage son (John Putch, Stapleton's real-life son) gets spaced out on a marijuana joint laced with ...
Plot: mental institution, teenager, high school, drug use, hallucination, denial, punch, flashback, blood, pill, broken glass, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Face in the Mirror (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: The dramatic story of a group of young people’s response to a desperate teen’s cry for help.
Style: christian film
Plot: teenager, suicide, prayer, pastor, ambulance, outcast, christianity, depression, flashback, suicide attempt, hospital, troubled teen ...
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31%
Sex and the USA (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Thirteen year old Audrey Shaw is new to Bellweather, California and certain shell never fit in when she meets Krista Rich, the pretty, popular girl she aspires to be "or be with" shes just not sure. In a conservative California town, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual, sexy
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, teenage life, friendship, lifestyle, society, youth, innocence lost, high school life, coming of age, teenager, sexuality, drugs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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May We Chat (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in the generation of smartphones and web 2.0, the film follows three troubled young girls who will do anything to escape their stifling lives – even if it means turning to drugs and prostitution. The advent of technology may have made ...
Style: weird, sexy
Audience: teen drama
Plot: juvenile delinquent, teenager, triad, deaf mute, chat, prostitution, sexy legs, applying makeup, pretty legs, thin girl, mobile phone, junkie ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Party Talk (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Four creative and sexually confused high school seniors are forced to deal with their sense of isolation while attending a booze-soaked party in New York City.
Style: captivating, suspense, unusual plot structure, psychological, contemplative
Plot: teenager, party, rebellious teenager, american dream, coming of age, dream, high school friends, nightlife, friends, friendship, youth, escapades ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york
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30%
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 7
Tagged! (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A teenage girl, raised on her schizophrenic mother's tales of galactic wars, believes she is an alien princess in hiding and forms a Lazer Tag team to train bodyguards. When her estranged father, disfigured and crippled in the Iraqi war, ...
Style: cult film
Plot: war game, arena, friendship, teenager, laser gun, comics, coming of age
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Only Once (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Greg and Kellie are two well adjusted and highly-motivated teenagers, from happy homes with loving parents. They find they have much in common, including their future college goals, their love of family and the Lord. They fall in love and into ...
Style: christian film
Plot: date, teenager, unplanned pregnancy, doctor, father son relationship, sex on first date, premarital sex, dream, latex gloves, cabin, dating, teenage pregnancy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 195
Berkeley (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Berkeley is the story of Ben Sweet, an eighteen year old boy who comes to UC Berkeley in 1968 to study accounting and avoid the draft. There begins an odyssey through sex, drugs, rock and roll, and political activism which turns his world upside ...
Plot: illegal drugs, drugs, female nudity, teenager, accounting, rock and roll, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Nothing Else Matters (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Carla, the runaway with high aims. Lucie, the street girl. Interchanged identities and a shared baby. Collage of a fateful year.
Plot: female director, female nudity, accident, stolen money, drug addict, orphan, teenager, drug dealer, thief, concussion, social worker, baby ...
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28%
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Teenage Kicks (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Miklós is at the age when everything feels high-stakes. He is coming to terms with his own sexuality, and when his best friend Dan reveals that he has a new girlfriend, this puts an end to their plans to run away together.
Style: lgbt cinema, homoerotic, captivating, suspenseful, contemplative ...
Plot: friendship, jealousy, coming of age, gay, brother brother relationship, runaway, teenager, gay youth, gay interest, gay friend, homosexual, unrequited love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%