Movies like Dreams of Glass

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Dreams of Glass (1970)
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Dreams of Glass (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Dreams of Glass is a Drama starring Danny DeVito
Plot: teenager, forbidden love, family relations, interracial relations, fisherman, teenage girl, teenage boy, interracial romance, young love, teen romance, fishing boat, class differences, racial issues, skinny dipping, asian american, japanese american, dock
Place: california

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Most similar movies to Dreams of Glass

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and psychological films with plots about teenage boy, teenager, teenage girl, family relations, society, youth and interracial relations mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Dreams of Glass: Chubasco (1968), A Friend's Betrayal (1996), Native Son (2019), Life Inside Out (2013), Natasha (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Chubasco (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A wild beach boy takes a job on a tuna fishing boat.
Plot: teenager, fisherman, teenage boy, court, forbidden love, elopement, father daughter relationship, fishing boat, beach, judge, tuna, beach party ...
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95%
A Friend's Betrayal (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two childhood friends grow up. One has a family and the other has a career. One relationship may make or break a family. Paul, the teenage son, must decide what he wants for his future. While family would like to make that decision for him. Watch as ...
Plot: middle aged woman, birthday party, old friend, golden gate bridge, teenage girl, older woman younger man relationship, high school, teenager, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, female artist, family relations ...
Place: san francisco
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54%
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Native Son (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young African-American man named Bigger Thomas takes a job working for a highly influential Chicago family, a decision that will change the course of his life forever.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, psychological, disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: poverty, forbidden love, crime and punishment, interracial relations, driver, danger, racial issues, love, based on a novel, money, african american, racism ...
Time: 1930s
Place: chicago illinois
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44%
Life Inside Out (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a mother returns to her musical roots, she rediscovers the passion of her youth, and finds a way to connect with her troubled youngest son.
Plot: music, family, teenage son, female director, family relations, female protagonist, teenage boy, singing, teenager, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Natasha (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Natasha takes place over the course of one summer. It is the story of Mark Berman, 16, the son of Russian-Jewish immigrants living in the suburbs north of Toronto. When his uncle enters into an arranged marriage with woman from Moscow, the woman ...
Style: touching, contemplative, unusual plot structure, suspense, psychological
Plot: teenager, teenage boy, first love, teenage protagonist, teenage girl, cousin cousin relationship, love, romance, fall in love, love and romance, couples, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: ontario canada, canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The chronic innocence (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: For Janus his friend Tore is his big ideal: pretty, intelligent and self-confident. Janus is grateful for his friendship even though he is considered the court jester. When Tore falls in love with the beautiful and sweet girl Helle, Janus accepts ...
Plot: young love, high school boy, high school graduation, teenage boy, high school teacher, jealousy, teenager, exam, teenage girl, teenage sexuality, high school student, schoolgirl ...
Place: denmark, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Last Best Sunday (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A Hispanic teenager hides out from the law in the home of a good-natured, but rebellious, Caucasian teenage girl after killing two rednecks whom beat him up and left him for dead, leading to a collision of cultures between the two youths.
Style: psychological, disturbing, touching, tense, realistic ...
Plot: small town, forbidden love, interracial relations, racism, murder, society, teenage life, small town life, social differences, when the parents are away, vengeance, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
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39%
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Land Legs (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Dom, 36 years old, is a sailor on board of the fishing boat Petit Gael II from the port of Les Sables d'Olonne, a small town in western France. He is used to leave for the open sea for at least three weeks in a row. Despite of his absences, his ...
Style: psychological, captivating, unusual plot structure, thought provoking, touching ...
Plot: fisherman, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, teenager, children, divorced man, moral dilemma, family relations, family, parents and children, storytelling, ultrasound ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Tribes of Palos Verdes (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When the situation at her idyllic Palos Verdes home turns volatile, young Medina attempts to surf her way to happiness.
Style: depressing, touching, suspense, sad
Plot: family conflict, twins, surfing, loneliness, stereotypes, mother daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, troubled teen, adolescence, sibling relationship, teenager, teenage girl ...
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
All These Small Moments (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A teenage boy's infatuation with a woman he sees on the bus further complicates his already tumultuous adolescence.
Style: psychological, sentimental, realistic, captivating
Plot: high school life, adolescence, teenage boy, infatuation, coming of age, fall in love, family relations, brother brother relationship, divorce, husband wife conflict, teenage life, teenager ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Vicious Circle (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Shot on digital , HD and 8 mm. Filmed through both sides of North America. 'Vicious Circle' pushes the limits of what can be accomplished on a bike. Featuring the first ever 65 foot 'Double Road Gap' , some of the gnarliest ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: false accusation, fall in love, teenage life, lifestyle, society, love and romance, family relations, destructive relationship, youth, teenage boy, teenager, chess ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Children Nobody Wanted (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: True story of Tom Butterfield and his crusade to provide family life for homeless children, becoming not only the first bachelor caretaker, but the youngest single adult to become a legal foster parent in the state of Missouri.
Plot: homelessness, orphan, children, hardship, family, large family, 19 year old, foster child, foster home, dancing couple, ranch, teenage girl ...
Time: 1960s, year 1959, 1950s, 50s, 60s
Place: missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Matted (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
Story: Rose Lee is just a typical high school student trying to figure things out. Her dream is to join the boy's wrestling team, but no one is making it easy for her. Along the way, she'll discover that her most difficult opponent may be herself.
Style: tense, psychological, unusual plot structure, disturbing, captivating ...
Audience: student film
Plot: friendship, teenage girl, girl, female protagonist, lesbian, lesbianism, father daughter relationship, coming of age, lgbt, teacher, gender bending, transsexuality ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Learning Tree (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story, set in Kansas during the 1920's, covers less than a year in the life of a black teenager, and documents the veritable deluge of events which force him into sudden manhood. The family relationships and enmities, the fears, ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: racism, small town, murder, coming of age, countryside, teenager, family relations, society, witnessing a crime, youth, small town life, introspection ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Old Enough (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The 12 years old well-bred Lonnie meets the impudent Karen on the street. They spend some time together and Karen teaches Lonnie some of her favorite occupancies, like make-up, shoplifting, skipping school and lying to the parent about it, but ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, family relations, class differences, society, urban, rich and poor, social differences, teenage life, power relations, friends, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Mickey and the Bear (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In Anaconda, Montana, a strong-willed teenage girl navigates a loving but volatile relationship with her veteran father. In a desperate search for independence and her own identity, she risks family, heartbreak, and her standing in the only place ...
Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, incest, addiction, teenage girl, drug addiction, father daughter incest, teenager, caregiver, war veteran, marine, drug addict, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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No Letting Go (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: What would you do to save your child? A young teenager struggles with a debilitating mental illness as his mom risks everything to save him without losing the rest of her family.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, thought provoking
Plot: mental illness, family relations, bipolar disorder, mental health, coming of age, teenage boy, family problems, family, teenage life, adolescence, motherhood, teenager ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The UnMiracle (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A suburban town is torn apart in the aftermath of an accidental teen drug overdose in this ensemble film exploring the mysteries of modern faith.
Style: psychological, thought provoking, suspense, unusual plot structure, contemplative ...
Plot: christian, faith, teenage girl, post traumatic stress disorder, junkie, brother brother relationship, high school, apology, overdose, drug use, drugs, drug overdose ...
Time: 21st century
Place: xian
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Bleeding Heart (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Reserved yoga instructor May's peaceful, clean-living life is thrown out of balance by the arrival of her long-lost sister Shiva, a street-smart yet naive young woman trapped in an abusive relationship. May feels compelled to rescue the hapless ...
Style: tense, serious, suspense, realistic
Plot: pimp, yoga instructor, abusive boyfriend, sex worker, sister sister relationship, prostitute, class differences, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, interracial romance, family relations, brother sister relationship, relationships ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 4K
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 ⇓
31%
 6.9
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Touch (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A mechanic looking to save his faltering marriage strikes up an unlikely friendship with a shy Vietnamese-American manicurist.
Style: erotic, captivating, sexy, serious
Plot: forbidden love, erotica, interracial relations, male objectification, interracial love, male nudity, pubic hair, manicure, taking off shirt, taking off pants, male in bathtub, taking a bath ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
My Sweet Charlie (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A pregnant white Southern girl and a black New York lawyer, both on the run in rural Texas, meet up in a boarded-up, abandoned house and realize they both need each other in order to survive.
Style: suspense
Plot: interracial romance, unwed pregnancy, friendship, escape, pregnant woman, miscarriage of justice, lighthouse, interracial friendship, southerner, false accusation, lawyer, pregnant ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Twin Flower (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a South of Italy full of beauty and hidden dangers, two adolescents, abused and damaged by life, Anna, whose father has been murdered and Basim, an immigrant orphan, escape together towards a new start
Style: psychological, touching, unusual plot structure, sentimental, sexy ...
Plot: teenage girl, illegal immigrant, black boy, runaway, immigrants, interracial relations, murder of father, runaway teen, girl, teenage boy, death of father, murder ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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 ⇓
28%
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 ⇓
28%
 6.1
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Long Road Home (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A drama depicting the trials of a family of share croppers.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: labor union, family relations, farm, society, life is a bitch, family life, workplace situations, down on your luck, survival, against the odds, great depression, labor ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.3
 2K
Conrack (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young, white teacher is assigned to an isolated island off the coast of South Carolina populated mostly by poor black families. He finds that the basically illiterate, neglected children there know so little of the world outside their island.
Style: uplifting, thought provoking, touching, feel good, sincere ...
Plot: school, island, interracial relations, family relations, teacher, racism, teachers and students, high school life, college life, human spirit, idealism, college ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, year 1969, 1960s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa
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26%
 6.1
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Littlerock (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A pair of Japanese siblings get stranded in small-town California and become friends with other twentysomethings they meet, despite the complete lack of a common verbal language.
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious, gloomy
Plot: small town, family relations, social relations, fish out of water, siblings relations, small town life, society, communication problem, white trash, promiscuous woman, cash, tattoo ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
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25%
 6.2
 28K
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.3
 300
Iona (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Iona returns to the island where she was born with her teenage son to seek refuge from a violent crime in Glasgow. Iona's return exposes her tormented son, Bull, to a way of life she rejected when she left the island and sends a shockwave ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: on the run, teenage boy, homecoming, young love, haunted by the past, faith, childhood home, religion, greenhouse, father daughter relationship, loss of faith, sudden death ...
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%