Movies like Dreams of Glass

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Dreams of Glass
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Dreams of Glass is a Drama starring Danny DeVito
Plot: dock, japanese american, forbidden love, young love, asian american, racial issues, teen romance, class differences, fisherman, fishing boat, skinny dipping, interracial romance, teenager, teenage girl, teenage boy
Place: california
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The Last Picture Show
Drama
USA
118 min.
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Some Kind of Wonderful
Drama, Romance
USA
95 min.
 7.1
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and sentimental films with plots about teenage boy, teenage girl, teenager, high school, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, coming of age and friendship mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Dreams of Glass: Chubasco (1967), Scratch (2003), Some Kind of Wonderful (1987), Land Legs (2015), Cider with Rosie (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Chubasco
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Duration: 100 min.
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Scratch
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A story of young love and early life choices.
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Some Kind of Wonderful
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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
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Land Legs
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 ...
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Cider with Rosie
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A semi-autobiographical coming-of-age story set in the Cotswolds during and immediately after the First World War.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, captivating
Plot: coming of age, village, village life, youth, social relations, friendship, wartime life, bicycle, classroom, deserter, society, friends ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
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The Last Best Sunday
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: touching, serious, realistic, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: unlikely criminals, on the run, forbidden love, small town, racism, teenage life, coming of age, society, couples, murder, social relations, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
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Matted
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: student film
Plot: friendship, girl, undressing, teacher, school, psychiatrist, student, teenage boy, television, teenage girl, teenager, shower ...
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The chronic innocence
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: high school teacher, high school boy, young love, teenage sexuality, exam, high school graduation, scandinavian girl, teenager, teenage girl, teenage boy, jealousy
Place: scandinavia, denmark
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System:   39%
    User:   32%
 
Surviving: A Family in Crisis
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: teen drama
Plot: impossible love, teenager, suicide, friendship, funeral, teenage boy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, photograph, redhead, swimming pool, adultery, father son relationship ...
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System:   37%
    User:   33%
 
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The Beaver
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Suffering from a severe case of depression, toy company CEO Walter Black (Mel Gibson) begins using a beaver hand puppet to help him open up to his family. With his father seemingly going insane, adolescent son Porter (Anton Yelchin) pushes for his ...
Style: emotional, touching, tragicomedy, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, depression, mental illness, suicide attempt, hospital, teenage love, drugs/alcohol, alter ego, psychiatrist, redemption, loneliness, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
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System:   36%
    User:   35%
 
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Hairspray
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ample teen Tracy Turnblad wants nothing more than to be on the hip local TV dance program, "The Corny Collins Show" -- and when her dream comes true, her lively moves and bubbly personality meet with unexpected popularity. But after ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: music, segregation, dancing, dance, teenager, follow your dream, farce, racism, camp, rock and roll, high school, social differences ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 80s
Place: baltimore, usa, california, maryland
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System:   35%
    User:   39%
 
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Levelland
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A coming-of-age drama, with skateboards, set in Texas.
Plot: hospital, infidelity, teenage girl, teenager, shower, brother brother relationship, rain, love, singing, crying, singer, song ...
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System:   32%
    User:   34%
 
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Iona
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 ...
Plot: stepsister stepsister relationship, black british, homecoming, greenhouse, bible quote, saying grace, young love, praying, dance, countryside, black woman, childhood home ...
Place: scotland
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System:   32%
    User:   29%
 
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What Richard Did
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: What Richard Did is a striking portrait of the fall of a Dublin golden-boy and high school rugby star whose world unravels one summer night.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: teenage life, life turned upside down, youth, athlete's life, coming of age, high school life, lifestyle, teenage boy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, beach, confession, funeral ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: ireland
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System:   31%
    User:   28%
 
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Spieltrieb
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A tangled drama of cruelty and manipulation, attraction and love.
Plot: fainting, blood, teacher, party, humiliation, male nudity, drowning, adultery, teenage boy, courtroom, gym, suicide ...
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Respiro
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Grazia is a free-spirited mother-of-three married to shy fisherman Pietro and living on the idyllic but isolated island of Lampedusa in the Mediterranean Sea. She shows signs of manic depressive behavior — one moment she's laughing wildly and ...
Style: serious, reflective, melancholic, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: island, mental illness, mentally unstable, coming of age, male nudity, magic realism, small town life, relationships, redemption, beautiful scenery, existentialism, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, tokyo, milan italy, sicily ...
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    User:   30%
 
The Last Picture Show
Genre: Drama
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, sentimental, serious, reflective, bleak ...
Plot: innocence lost, coming of age, small town, friendship, mentor, high school, depression, teenager, virginity, death, graduation, loneliness ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: texas, usa, california, mexico, oklahoma
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    User:   30%
 
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Garden Party
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Are you young, sexually confused, just trying to get by? Do you sing, dance or possess some other talent? Welcome to the Garden Party. At the center of the story is 15-year-old April. She is running from one bad situation into another, hoping to ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: city life, young heroes, self discovery, looking for love, urban, kids in trouble, sex, party, swimming pool, masturbation, youth, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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System:   27%
    User:   29%
 
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Alpine Fire
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A year on an Alpine farm: an older couple have two children, Belli, who wanted to be a teacher, and the younger Franzi, deaf, and although he works like a man, child-like. Belli teaches him. In his work, he can become frustrated, so when he throws ...
Style: disturbing, serious, surreal, realistic
Plot: forbidden love, siblings relations, isolation, farm, incest, youth, mentally challenged, family problems, pregnancy, mute or deaf, odd couple, against the rules ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, switzerland, swiss alps
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System:   26%
    User:   28%
 
As Cool as I Am
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A smart teenage girl comes of age in a small town with her self-centered parents who had her when they were teenagers.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, parents and children, small town, teenage life, youth, family problems, family relations, crumbling marriage, innocence lost, couples, mobile home ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   26%
    User:   29%
 
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To Die of Love
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A love story between a teacher, Daniele, 32 years and one of his students Gerard, 17 during the heated atmosphere of May 68. Daniele is a fiery young woman, very involved politically. Gerard's parents accuse Danièle of statutory rape and ...
Plot: therapist, school principal, forbidden love, leftist, rebel, photo booth, man in underwear, sex scandal, typing, psychological torture, jealous woman, social worker ...
Time: year 1969, year 1968, 1960s
Place: normandy
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    User:   27%
 
Garden of Children
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Two people deal with their problems
Plot: orphan, revolt, broken window, postman, grave, punishment, high school student, 17 year old, birthday party, coming of age, chopping wood, domineering father ...
Place: prague czech republic
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System:   25%
    User:   22%
 
A Friend's Betrayal
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: high school, older woman younger man relationship, birthday party, female artist, golden gate bridge, middle aged woman, old friend, photographer, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, car accident, teenage boy ...
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System:   25%
    User:   25%
 
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Only Once
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: cabin, unplanned pregnancy, sex on first date, latex gloves, motorcycle, high school, pregnancy, dream, ambulance, premarital sex, teenage pregnancy, love ...
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System:   24%
    User:   23%
 
The Children Nobody Wanted
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, children, orphan, family, teenager, small town, ranch, family home, foster parent, house, foster child, hardship ...
Time: year 1959, 1950s, 1960s
Place: missouri
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System:   24%
    User:   21%
 
The Emperor's Club
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: William Hundert is a passionate and principled Classics professor who finds his tightly-controlled world shaken and inexorably altered when a new student, Sedgewick Bell, walks into his classroom. What begins as a fierce battle of wills gives way to ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: boarding school, coming of age, cheating, teacher, redemption, friendship, morality, dedicated educator, pornography, mentor, destiny, teachers and students ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, future, 2000s
Place: new jersey, pennsylvania, washington d.c.
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System:   24%
    User:   20%
 
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TV 101
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: TV 101 is an American drama series that aired on CBS from 1988 until 1989. The series stars Sam Robards, Brynn Thayer, Leon Russom and Andrew Cassese. Other notable cast members include Stacey Dash, Teri Polo, Alex Désert and Matt LeBlanc. The ...
Plot: high school, teacher, tv news, high school teacher, video, social issues, juvenile delinquent, high school friends, school life, teenage girl, teenager, teenage boy ...
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System:   24%
    User:   25%
 
Manchester by the Sea
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: After his older brother passes away, Lee Chandler is forced to return home to care for his 16-year-old nephew. There he is compelled to deal with a tragic past that separated him from his family and the community where he was born and raised.
Style: psychological, melancholic, dramatic, emotional, heartbreaking ...
Plot: death, hospital, dysfunctional family, depression, family drama, loneliness, drinking, suicide attempt, tragedy, relationships, nephew, storytelling ...
Time: 2010s
Place: boston, massachusetts
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System:   23%
    User:   22%
 

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Open Future
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A 16 year old boy growing up in the 60's, experimenting with life, sex, drugs and alcohol.
Plot: builder, watching someone sleep, taking off shoes, taking off pants, running through the woods, nonconformity, bossy woman, classmate classmate relationship, taking off underwear, clothed female naked male, clothed male naked male, passive aggressive woman ...
Time: 1960s
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System:   23%
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An Education
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story about a teenage girl in 1960s suburban London, and how her life changes with the arrival of a playboy nearly twice her age.
Style: witty, realistic, sentimental, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, adolescence, romance, virginity, love affair, teacher, teaching the ways of the world, school, age difference, love and romance, betrayal, art ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1961
Place: england, london, europe, california, france ...
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System:   23%
    User:   21%
 
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