Movies like Finn & the Sea of Noise

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Finn & the Sea of Noise (2013)
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Finn & the Sea of Noise (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: As Finn slips back into a groove of mindless parties, sunburn, and hangovers, he let's his life take a mind-numbing vacation. But when he's confronted with death first hand, he takes a new outlook on life, remembering his endless dreams and goals when he was young. A micro-budget, DIY-minded, independent film incorporating elements from mumblecore and found footage cinema.
Style: mumblecore
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, suburbs, american midwest

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Most similar movies to Finn & the Sea of Noise

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and gloomy films with plots about coming of age, youth, teenager, suburbs, friendship, family relations and teenage girl mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Finn & the Sea of Noise: My Little Girl (1986), The Last Winter (1989), Summer Outside (2012), Welcome Home (2015), Blue Jeans (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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My Little Girl (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A young girl agrees to work in a center for girls who can't stay with their parents. She gets wrapped up in the plights of several of the girls, and tries to help them, but only gets herself into trouble with her parents and supervisor.
Plot: coming of age, female director, hiding place, skepticism, laundry, naivete, suicide attempt, 18 year old, homeless teenager, family relations, suburbs, teenage girl ...
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95%
The Last Winter (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Tells the story of a young man's struggle to keep his world from changing. Placed in the rural setting of the mid 1950s.
Plot: childhood, suburbs, city, big city, grandfather grandson relationship, coming of age, grandfather, child's point of view, moving
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92%
 6.0
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Summer Outside (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An unusually hot summer. Fourteen year-old Wanda moves with her family from Berlin to Switzerland. Everything will be better here. The move is meant to heal the open wounds of the family. Anna, the mother, has lost her self-confidence due to an ...
Plot: relocation, coming of age, female director, sexual assault, marital argument, parents
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84%
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Welcome Home (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This is the story of two childhood friends - Lucas (a 16-year-old high-schooler) and Bert (a mechanic’s apprentice) - who flee the suffocating fish bowl that their killjoy families’ lives have become. Lucas, still quite immature, finds a “big ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, friendship between boys, childhood friend, youth, teenage boy, pubic hair, male nudity, house
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 6.3
 89
Blue Jeans (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 80 min.
Story: First love and the fickleness of adolescence is the theme in this charming drama. The story follows a pretty blonde French youth who is sent with his classmates to an English seaside resort for the summer to study English. It is there that he first ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, travel, gay interest, trip, teacher, teenage boy, overprotective mother, underage smoking, school trip, teenage protagonist, train station, prostitute ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 ⇓
70%
 5.4
 465
Class of '44 (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sequel to "Summer of '42" reunites Hermie, Oscy and Benjie as they graduate from high school. Benjie departs shortly to war while Hermie and Oscy go on to college and experience fraternity hazings, cheating on exams, sex scandals and ...
Plot: world war two, college, coming of age, autobiography, streetcar
Time: 1940s
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69%
 6.5
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Sara (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Journalist Sara has just spent four months completing an in-depth investigation piece. Her editor-in-chief, afraid of offending powerful politicians and business moguls, refuses to run it. Sara’s boyfriend, who works for the same magazine, chooses ...
Plot: journalist, coming of age, prostitute, childhood sexual abuse, child sexual abuse, sex scene, prostitution, police station, sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Sadie (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: While her father is away serving in the military, Sadie battles to preserve his place on the home front when her mother takes an interest in the newest resident at the Shady Plains Trailer Park.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, dysfunctional marriage, trailer park, bullying, coming of age, female director
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67%
 5.5
 963
Ashley (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A teenage girl, distraught from her vain attempt to connect with her estranged mother, resorts to cutting herself. When she develops an online relationship with an older woman, she learns to accept her sexuality and the endless solitude of sprawling ...
Style: touching, serious, captivating, psychological, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: solitude, coming of age, introspection, teenage life, teenage love, family problems, losing-it hero, estrangement, misfit, society, danger, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.7
 685
Affluenza (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An aspiring young photographer finds himself caught up in a heady world of money, sex, and privilege when he moves to wealthy Long Island in the summer of 2008.
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: youth, human nature, society, social decay, teenager, coming of age, suburban life, suburbs, rich, international crisis, summer, barefoot male
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 614
Drunkboat (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After twenty years of broken bottles and empty hallways, Mort Gleason witnesses his nephew Moo being beaten while in a drunken stupor. The short contact with family brings Mort back to what are left of his senses and he returns to the last home he ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere
Plot: family relations, parents and children, youth, social relations, single parent, haunted by the past, suburbs, teenage life, coming of age, self discovery, teenager, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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 ⇓
57%
 5.3
 442
Toe to Toe (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Out on the lacrosse pitch, wealthy but troubled Jesse and poor but driven Tosha form an easy and deep bond, but their relationship is threatened once they enter the hallways of an elite prep school they attend in Washington, D.C. There, they must ...
Style: captivating, realistic, psychological, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, self discovery, teenage life, racism, youth, social differences, lacrosse, high school life, family relations, friends, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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53%
The Branches (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
Story: A melodic, emotional exploration of one family falling apart in a sleepy Midwestern city, The Branches follows Claire (Kelly Brumbach) as she attempts to reconnect with the hometown life she left behind.
Plot: hometown, family drama, coming of age
Place: ohio, midwest
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53%
Beyond the Ocean (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, USA, Austria
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young pregnant woman arrives in New York City from Russia, and her mind drifts to the past when she was coming of age in a coal mining town in Russia.
Plot: coming of age, russian immigrant
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Saimon & Tada Takashi (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: High school senior Saimon is headed for college, and his buddy Tada Takashi will take over his family's factory. Takashi is fed up with being surrounded by guys and heads off with Saimon on a journey to find the love of his life. Takashi goes ...
Plot: coming of age, graduation, high school, japanese man, friend, japanese school, asian school
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Rip-Off (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Best friends Michael, Steve, Cooly and Richie are seniors at a large Toronto high school. Foremost on their minds and that of many of their classmates are what they are going to do this upcoming summer and beyond. They don't want to waste away ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, filmmaking, rock band, teenager, high school student, youth, commune, media, independence
Time: 70s
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.3
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Danmark (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 22-year-old Norge lives a careless life as a bachelor in the province. The slacker idyll meets a sudden end when 16-year-old Josephine turns up after a one-night-stand and tells him she’s pregnant
Plot: slacker, coming of age, teenage girl, pregnancy, sex scene, youth, female nudity, male nudity, abortion, rapper, nudity (full frontal - brief), rap ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
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Moving Out (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Coming-of-age story about an Italian-Australian teenager making his way in the world.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: suburbs, coming of age, immigrants, family relations, misfit, society, youth, life turned upside down, teenage life, culture clash, tradition, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Boy on the Bridge (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cyprus
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In a seemingly idyllic Cypriot village, twelve-year-old Socrates finds himself in the centre of a murder investigation that exposes a dark family secret and changes his life forever.
Plot: coming of age, explosive, murder, death, funeral, police, violence
Place: cyprus
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.0
 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 ⇓
46%
 6.0
 876
Lost Angels (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Rich L.A. party brat Tim (Adam Horovitz) spins into a cycle of despair after his parents divorce, and trying to fill the void with drugs and trouble only buys him a ticket to an asylum. But with the help of a psychiatrist (Donald Sutherland) who has ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: gang, redemption, coming of age, youth, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, family problems, estrangement, teenage life, nightlife, dysfunctional family, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Where I Begin (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A decade after a tragic event, Jacob decides to return home to his small southern roots, only to find that the past is not really the past and that people may change but they never forget. Can you ever really go home?
Plot: domestic violence, small town, coming of age, old friend, past, honesty, family relations, south
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Waterberry Tears (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This coming of age story is about a gay boy, Goyo, as he discovers himself. Living with his Mexican family in the Coachella Valley, Goyo has a hard time hiding his sexual preferences. Although Goyo seeks acceptance from his father Ramon, Ramon ...
Style: sincere, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: gay teenager, coming out, coming of age, dysfunctional family, alcoholic father, rejection, gay son, lgbt teen, latinx lead, gay latino, gay, latin
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Dog Days of Summer (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A mysterious drifter lures two boys into uncovering the secrets of a sleepy southern town.
Style: touching, offbeat, realistic, serious, neo noir ...
Plot: small town, coming of age, youth, social relations, small town life, friendship, childhood, father son relationship, friendship between boys, blindness, accident, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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41%
Night Has Settled (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1983, Oliver Nicholas, at thirteen, is well-poised to enter the precocious teenage world of first-sex, vodka and possible-love in New York City when he is traumatized by the stroke of his housekeeper (and only true maternal figure), a ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, sexual, humorous ...
Plot: coming of age, nanny, dysfunctional family, betrayal, society, youth, family problems, family relations, family life, survival, parents and children, midlife crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1983
Place: new york
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40%
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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, coming of age, teenage sexuality, adolescence, high school life, unfulfillment, youth, teenage girl, high school, loneliness, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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40%
 6.3
 649
The Bay Boy (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A Roman Catholic teenage boy in Glace Bay, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia during the 1930s faces various growing-up problems: Should be become a priest? What should he do about the murder he witnessed, committed by a local cop and upstanding ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: coming of age, murder, innocence lost, first sexual experience, small town, siblings relations, forbidden love, homecoming, parents and children, teenage love, suburban life, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: canada, nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Giant Little Ones (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two popular teen boys, best friends since childhood, discover their lives, families, and girlfriends dramatically upended after an unexpected incident occurs on the night of a 17th birthday party.
Style: captivating, emotional, realistic, thought provoking, meditative
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama, date night
Plot: gay, teenager, coming of age, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sexual orientation, gay love, grownups, love and romance, conflict, mystery, gay slur ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%