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: 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

Most similar movies to Dreams of Glass

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, christian film and touching films with plots about teenager, teenage girl, teenage boy, high school, father daughter relationship, coming of age and youth mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Dreams of Glass: Chubasco (1967), Model Minority (2012), A Friend's Betrayal (1996), The chronic innocence (1985), Land Legs (2015). 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: troubled youth, fisherman, fishing boat, dysfunctional family, fishing, love, father daughter relationship, judge, teenage girl, teenager, elopement, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
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95%
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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, drug dealing, teenage sexuality, peer pressure, minority, drug abuse, teen angst, biracial, coming of age, high school
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, teen drinking, alcoholic, alcoholics anonymous, stepfather, horse, divorce, teenage girl
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52%
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, gang, abuse, vigilante, blood, revenge, justice, vengeance
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: female artist, golden gate bridge, middle aged woman, old friend, older woman younger man relationship, high school, birthday party, teenager, teenage girl, car accident, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, break up ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, high school graduation, young love, exam, teenage sexuality, high school boy, scandinavian girl, teenager, teenage girl, teenage boy, jealousy
Place: denmark, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: fisherman, fishing boat, tattoo, children, boat, teenage boy, photograph, dog, singing, father daughter relationship, teenager, teenage girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: impossible love, teenager, friendship, suicide, father daughter relationship, crying, telephone, adultery, photograph, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, swimming pool, redhead ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: friendship, girl, undressing, female protagonist, father daughter relationship, shower, television, teenager, teenage girl, teenage boy, teacher, psychiatrist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: serious, gloomy, realistic, rough, reflective ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teenager, hollywood, self discovery, alcohol, sex, desert, prostitution, drug abuse, parents and children, addiction ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ 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: serious, touching, realistic, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: small town, forbidden love, racism, murder, unlikely criminals, on the run, teenage life, coming of age, society, couples, social relations, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, 17 year old, male objectification, female protagonist, pubic hair, female nudity, office, male nudity, teenage boy, teenager, naked in public ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: sex on first date, premarital sex, cabin, latex gloves, unplanned pregnancy, motorcycle, high school, hospital, pregnancy, ambulance, dream, teenage pregnancy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, hit by a car, coma, accident, high school, track and field, race, female athlete, recovery, runner, high school athlete ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, pastor, sermon, christian
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.6
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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 ...
Plot: teenager, homeless, flashback sequence, abusive parent, drug addict, warehouse, throat cut, hiv, runaway, blood, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: nudism, skinny dipping, boy, teenage boy, beach, camping, surrealism, art
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
In Dubious Battle (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the California apple country, nine hundred migratory workers rise up "in dubious battle" against the landowners. The group takes on a life of its own-stronger than its individual members and more frightening. Led by the doomed Jim ...
Plot: strike, period piece, apple, apple tree, pregnancy, labor, valley, labor strike, birth
Time: 1930s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Forger (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: While staying at a picturesque village, a teen encounters the underground world of art forgery.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: forgery, art, party, teenager, beach, small town, crime, cons and scams, tragedy, stripper, gallery, painter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, pacific ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: death of father, illegal immigrant, teenage boy, girl, teenager, teenage girl, black boy, runaway teen, migrant, violent man, orphan, male prostitute ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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.
Plot: interracial romance, black man white woman relationship, self defense, racial tension, unwed pregnancy, lighthouse, southerner, illegitimacy, pregnant woman, pregnant, racial prejudice, miscarriage of justice ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Sweet Temptation (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jade is a sixteen year old girl with all the problems a teenager faces. Moreover, her parents are divorced and she lives with her mother Jesse. Jesse falls in love with Billy, a much younger man who is also divorced and has two little kids. When ...
Plot: teenage girl, teenager, secret, teenage daughter, sexual attraction, older man younger woman, quitting job, asthma, jealous man, older woman younger man, secret revealed, 16 year old ...
⇓ 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: teenage girl, teenager, psychopath, rape, stalking, rebellious daughter, on the road, hitchhiker, rapist
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, donkey, emotionless, beach, photograph, teenage boy, rat, hotel, handcuffs, letter, taxi, talking to the camera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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 ...
Plot: teenager, illegal drugs, murder, child abuse, sex, musician, drugs, snow, heroin, statutory rape, stepfather, drug abuse
Place: portland oregon
⇓ 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, mother daughter relationship, sexuality, teenage girl, teenager, teenage protagonist, friendship between women, coming of age, terminal illness, youth
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: christian, teenager, suicide, flashback, prayer, gun, outcast, pastor, troubled teen, suicide attempt, ambulance, depression ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: drinking, party, teenage boy, teenage girl, vandalism, prejudice, blond boy, new wave, subculture, ethnic hatred, pizza delivery, unrequited love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: serious, atmospheric, gloomy, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, high school, coming of age, teenager, soccer, youth, adolescence, small town, drugs/alcohol, depression, sport, teenage sexuality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ 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, serious, realistic
Plot: destructive relationship, fall in love, false accusation, youth, teenage life, love and romance, society, family relations, lifestyle, teenager, teenage boy, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%