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: forbidden love, fisherman, teenage girl, teenage boy, teen romance, class differences, racial issues, teenager, interracial romance, skinny dipping, fishing boat, asian american, young love, japanese american, dock
Place: california

Most similar movies to Dreams of Glass

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and melancholic films with plots about teenager, teenage girl, teenage boy, high school, father daughter relationship, coming of age and friendship mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Dreams of Glass: Chubasco (1967), The chronic innocence (1985), Land Legs (2015), Model Minority (2012), A Friend's Betrayal (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Chubasco (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A wild beach boy takes a job on a tuna fishing boat.
Plot: love, troubled youth, dysfunctional family, fishing, father daughter relationship, port, homosexual subtext, fishing boat, fisherman, beach party, judge, elopement ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: high school teacher, young love, high school boy, high school graduation, teenager, jealousy, teenage boy, teenage girl, exam, teenage sexuality, scandinavian girl
Place: denmark, scandinavia
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52%
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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 ...
Plot: pregnant, children, sheep, oyster, divorced man, social worker, pregnant teenager, teenage girl, teenage boy, photograph, teenager, dog ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Model Minority (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Kayla, an underprivileged Japanese American 16 year old, endangers her promising future as an aspiring artist when she becomes involved with a drug dealer.
Plot: japanese american, interracial romance, dysfunctional family, teenage sexuality, drug dealing, biracial, drug abuse, teen angst, minority, high school, coming of age, peer pressure
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: teenage girl, golden gate bridge, female artist, birthday party, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, photographer, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenager, car accident, high school, older woman younger man relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Fremde Tochter (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Lena meets 19-year-old Farid, a young Muslim. She has a clear-cut attitude towards his culture and religion: utter rejection. Despite their differences – or perhaps because of them – they fall in love.
Plot: teenage girl, tragic love, teenager, male nudity, barefoot male, cultural difference, teenage protagonist, 19 year old, teenage boy, office, 17 year old, male objectification ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: student film
Plot: coming of age, undressing, girl, lesbianism, small town, shower, female protagonist, psychiatrist, student, father daughter relationship, teacher, school ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Sarah T. - Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Finding herself unable to cope with the divorce of her parents and the stress of daily life, 15-year-old Sarah Travis starts drinking in secret. At first, alcohol provides comfort and release. Then it sends her life spiraling out of control.
Plot: teenager, teenage girl, teen drinking, stepfather, alcoholics anonymous, alcoholic, divorce, horse
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: teen drama
Plot: teenager, suicide, friendship, impossible love, angry, tragedy, high school student, camera, kiss, father daughter relationship, crying, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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 ...
Plot: teenage girl, male nudity, teenage boy, teenager, topless girl, teenage protagonist, 14 year old, sex scene, taking off pants, male objectification, 16 year old
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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
Plot: flower shop, black boy, runaway teen, violent man, migrant, girl, death of father, illegal immigrant, murder, zebra, human trafficking, teenage girl ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: latex gloves, unplanned pregnancy, cabin, motorcycle, high school, ambulance, dream, pregnancy, doctor, kiss, father son relationship, love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Boys (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This non-narrative film unveils three episodes in the psychosexual life of a neurotic man, beginning with a trip he took to the countryside over the holidays as a small boy, to visit a cousin. Later, he is shown as a high-school boy (Mads Ole ...
Style: no music
Plot: children, bow, urination, swing, boy, school, teenager, ladder, teenage girl, teenage boy, undressing, girl
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, serious, realistic ...
Plot: racism, murder, small town, forbidden love, love and romance, couples, deadly, small town life, teenage life, social relations, when the parents are away, interracial relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Diary of a Teenage Hitchhiker (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The girl by the side of the road. You've seen her standing there. Thumb out. Smiling. There are thousands like her all over America. And you've heard about what happens to some of them when they get in the wrong car. This movie is about ...
Plot: hitchhiker, rapist, stalking, rebellious daughter, teenager, teenage girl, on the road, psychopath, rape
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Genesis Children (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A charismatic leader and a high-spirited student group are on holiday in Italy. The surreal adventures of these friends are a free-flowing, four-part "multi-sensual symphony," bereft of traditional story line. One national critic described ...
Plot: beach, teenage boy, surrealism, camping, skinny dipping, art, boy, nudism
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: teenage life, teenage sexuality, youth, high school, high school life, adolescence, unfulfillment, teenage girl, coming of age, high school student, loneliness, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 protagonist, singing, teenage boy, teenager, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Arresting Gena (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A directionless teenager (Aesha Waks) becomes involved with a headstrong runaway (Summer Phoenix) and her drug-dealing brother (Sam Rockwell).
Plot: female protagonist, teenager, teenage girl, sexuality, terminal illness, coming of age, mother daughter relationship, youth, teenage protagonist, friendship between women
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Princes In Exile (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Diagnosed as having a brain tumor, seventeen-year-old Ryan is angrily resigned to the fact that he may not live to see another year. With time running out, he clings to two goals: publishing his journal and losing his virginity. But as Ryan finds ...
Plot: doctor, summer camp, journal, teenage boy, teenager, teenage girl, leg amputation, nickname, self pity, child, patient, leukemia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, recovery, race, female athlete, runner, teenage girl, accident, female protagonist, car accident, track and field, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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
Plot: family relations, false accusation, society, lifestyle, teenage life, destructive relationship, love and romance, fall in love, youth, chess, high school, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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, hollywood, drug abuse, addiction, self discovery, youth, teenage life, parents and children, friends, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: hitchhiking, runaway teen, runaway, teenager, teenage girl, businessman, roommate, friendship
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Raging Rose (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Poland
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Jozef travels from Poland to France to work and to find his son Roman, who he abandoned 15 years earlier. Jozef works for a Polish immigrant family that has successfully settled in France. Rose, the family’s teenaged daughter, volunteers to help ...
Plot: sister sister relationship, high school sports, sex scene, urination, high school, letter, flute, concert, teenager, teenage girl, drugs, train ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Juvenile Delinquents -- New World Order (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Broken teens trying to claim something their parents failed to provide - A Future and Purpose.
Style: dark
Plot: teenager, justice, vengeance, abuse, vigilante, gang, revenge, blood
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Analog Days (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Newhall, California sits about thirty miles north of Los Angeles, not quite the middle of nowhere, but not exactly a real city either. It's somewhere in between. A place where the youth work at Video Depot, go to community college, struggle ...
Plot: pizza delivery, unrequited love, prejudice, teenage girl, teenage boy, vandalism, drinking, party, blond boy, punk rock, ethnic hatred, new wave ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Park (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Summer time. Two teenagers, a boy and a girl, have their first date in a park. Hesitant and shy at first, they soon discover each other, get closer as they wander, and end up falling in love. But as the sun goes down, it is time to separate... And a ...
Plot: selfie, cell phone, teenage girl, teenager, teenage boy, park, kiss, cigarette smoking, deception, guardian, taking a selfie, boat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: teenager, rock music, teen angst, christian, sermon, pastor, mother son relationship, religion
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Son of Joseph (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young man who lives with his mother and has never known his father, heads off to look for him. He finds a cynical and Machiavellian man who works as a publisher in Paris. After he attempts to kill him, he finds filial love thanks to his uncle.
Plot: teenager, emotionless, handcuffs, teenage boy, taxi, photograph, beach, rat, hotel, publisher, letter, donkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%