Movies like Acne

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Acne (2008)
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Acne (2008)
Original name: Acné
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Uruguay, Argentina, Spain, Mexico, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: At the age of 13, Rafael Bregman has already lost his virginity, but has never kissed a girl. With his pimple-riddled face, his dysfunctional family, and a lowered self-esteem, getting this much anticipated first kiss proves trickier than expected. It's now time for Rafa to build up some self confidence and attract the attention of his class mate, Nicole...
Style: humorous, semi serious, psychological, captivating, sexy, touching, realistic, sexual
Plot: coming of age, teenage sexuality, school, prostitute, teenage boy, older woman teenage boy sex, youth, society, lifestyle, sexual awakening, friendship, loss of virginity, self discovery, family relations, teenager, affair, tennis, disco, skin, misfit, love and romance, couples, teenage life, social misfits, underdog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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Most similar movies to Acne

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about youth, coming of age, friendship, friends, teenage life, family relations and high school life mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Acne: Short Skin (2014), Kick'n Rush (2003), Cheeky Girls (2008), The Debut (2000), American Chai (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Short Skin (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Ever since he was a child, the seventeen-yearold Edoardo has suffered from a malformation of the foreskin that stops him from masturbating and makes him insecure and ill at ease with girls. Shut up in his sexless microcosm, Edoardo reacts with ...
Style: realistic, humorous, captivating, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: coming of age, anxiety, sexuality, teenage boy, family relations, teenage life, teenage love, masturbation, surgery, misfit, youth, male nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
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Kick'n Rush (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story revolves around Jakob, Bo and Mikkel - three friends who spend their days lusting over unattainable women and engaging in a variety of illegal activities (i.e. they'll rent a movie and then break into a house to watch it). After ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: teenage love, friendship, teenage life, teaching the ways of the world, family relations, lifestyle, youth, buddies, society, parents and children, friendship between boys, football ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 543
Cheeky Girls (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three teen-aged girlfriends navigate multiple love triangles.
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, high school life, young love, school, friends, youth, high school, teenage life, teenage crush, teachers and students, family relations, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
 661
The Debut (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Filipino-American high school student Ben (Dante Mercado) works in a comic book shop to earn money to pay his way into Cal Arts. His father, a postman, is determined that his son--who has won a pre-med scholarship to UCLA--will become a doctor. The ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, touching
Plot: coming of age, culture clash, high school, friendship, couples, high school life, school, looking for love, love and romance, lifestyle, social differences, nightlife ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 6.3
 321
American Chai (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The film deals with an Indian American student who wanted to pursue his love of music over the more 'typical' academic endeavors of Indian Americans (e.g., medicine, engineering, law, and business).
Style: semi serious, witty, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: college, culture clash, lifestyle, follow your dream, friendship, teenage life, parents and children, hopes, misfit, nothing goes right, society, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.9
 4K
Cougars Inc. (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When Sam learns his mother cannot afford to send him to another school after he is kicked out, he and his friends start their own escort service for mature women to pay for his tuition.
Style: semi serious, sincere, touching, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage girl, infidelity, older woman teenage boy relationship, escort, friendship, boarding school, parents and children, teenage love, youth, dysfunctional marriage, milf, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Whole New Thing (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Socially isolated by his parents (Rebecca Jenkins, Robert Joy), an androgynous teen (Aaron Webber) enrolls in high school and develops a crush on his male teacher (Daniel MacIvor).
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: coming of age, gays and lesbians, gay teenager, gay, coming out, youth, teachers and students, lgbt, high school, school, gender, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.0
 4K
Paradise (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After surviving a plane crash a young conservative woman suffers a crisis of faith.
Style: cynical, realistic, humorous, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: self discovery, friendship, coming of age, church, female protagonist, crisis of faith, society, air disaster, car accident, empire, sexual content, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Defying Gravity (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Cassandra, a mute runaway girl, takes refuge in the cemetery in which her mother is laid to rest. She is watched over by Jorge, the cemetery caretaker, an illegal alien who is committed to the restoration of a classic '60 cadillac hearse. Shore ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, friendship, dysfunctional family, family problems, society, on the run, social misfits, misfit, youth, college dropout, mute or deaf, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Funeral Kings (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's always a good day for a funeral at St. Mark's Middle School. Andy and Charlie, two altar servers, don't just get to miss class anytime a parishioner kicks the bucket, they cut out early and play hooky as soon as the service is ...
Style: realistic, humorous, captivating, psychological, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, youth, group of friends, altar boy, friendship, best friends, teenage boy, sexual content, teenage life, friends, buddies, friendship between men ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
True Adolescents (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At 34, struggling Seattle musician Sam finds himself broke, jobless and losing touch with the person he wants to become. When his girlfriend kicks him out, he's forced to crash with his Aunt Sharon and is reluctantly enlisted to take her teen ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, mumblecore ...
Plot: youth, lifestyle, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, on the road, friends, family relations, buddies, wilderness, skinny dipping, male nudity, naked in public ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Caterina in the Big City (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When her father, Giancarlo is transferred to Rome from the small country town of Montalto Di Castro, Caterina, a 12 years old girl, will discover her new classmates, a totally new world, an ambient extremely divided politically.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: youth, teenage life, fish out of water, social differences, friendship, lifestyle, society, politics, human nature, hopes, city life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Fat Kid Rules the World (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A dropout comes to the aid of a chubby and suicidal high-school kid by recruiting him as the drummer for his upstart punk-rock band.
Style: touching, melancholic, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: self discovery, overweight, friendship, youth, street kid, parents and children, music band, misfit, unsupportive parent, suicidal, coming of age, rock ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
My Name Is Juani (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A pair of women leave their small town and dud boyfriends behind for fun in Madrid.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: lifestyle, hopes, follow your dream, city life, friendship, on the road, youth, love and romance, society, couples, friends, tough heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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You're My Hero (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Thirteen-year-old Ramon is on the verge of many adolescent discoveries -- and the confusion that goes along with them. Shy and awkward, he's moved from town to town throughout his childhood and believes that life is about winning and losing. ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, captivating, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, youth, friendship, teenage life, idealism, society, snitch, high school, parents and children, teachers and students, rebelliousness, clergy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Everybody's Doing It (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Angela and Travis consider having sex for the first time just as their high school starts up an abstinence education program. Making matters worse, a "good girl" collects abstinence pledges from students and blows the whistle on Angela and ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, couples, buddies, love and romance, battle of the sexes, youth, lifestyle, peer pressure, school, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Best Things in the World (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Everyday family life as perfectly normal madness. “As Melhores Coisas do Mundo“ follows a few days in the life of the 15-year-old Mano, who is fighting on two fronts: his parents have just got divorced and he is going through puberty. Mano tries ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, family relations, coming of age, family problems, parents and children, gender, teenage life, gay interest, father son relationship, lgbt, gay, little boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Trouble with Bliss (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 35-year-old Morris Bliss (Michael C. Hall) is clamped in the jaws of New York City inertia: he wants to travel but has no money; he needs a job but has no prospects; he still shares an apartment with his widowed father; and the premature death of ...
Style: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, sincere
Audience: date night
Plot: thirtysomething life, disorder, dull life, self discovery, couples, coming of age, lifestyle, family relations, unfulfillment, life turned upside down, unlikely couple, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Squint Your Eyes (2002)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Poland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of a spirited ten-year-old girl who has run away from her proudly affluent parents in town and finds grudging refuge with the slightly slovenly caretaker of an abandoned farm, an ex-teacher.
Style: twists and turns, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Plot: farm, countryside, family problems, family relations, youth, on the run, odd couple, life is a bitch, human nature, school, friendship, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Kisses for Everyone (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Three students are sent by their families to Cadiz in 1965, his last chance to pass and become what is expected of them. The appearance of some dancers disrupts their commitments: boys lose the course and girls, their work. But together they learn ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, sexy ...
Plot: looking for love, romance, dancer's life, youth, friendship, pregnancy, medical school, cabaret, love and romance, prostitute, coming of age, school ...
Time: 60s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Gippi (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gippi is a coming-of-age story of an ordinary, overweight girl, who, through the course of the film, learns to love herself for exactly who she is. It is also a tale of an underdog, who picks herself up from nothing and finds herself at the top of ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, inspirational, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: coming of age, teenager, popularity, underdog, rivalry, social relations, friends, ambition, social misfits, misfit, youth, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.9
 385
Full Grown Men (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A man stuck in the reveries of his youth tracks down the boyhood friend he once tormented, only to find that simpler times were more complicated than he thought.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: amusement park, friends, couples, family relations, partners, buddies, youth, best friends, introspection, couple relations, on the road, moral dilemma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Wild Chicks and Life (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The main protagonists are four – later five – girls: Sprotte (Charlotte), who is the spunky yet friendly main narrator, her best friend Frieda, a level-headed girl who is a member of Terre des hommes, shy and bespectacled Trude, who is unsure ...
Style: humorous, touching, captivating, light, sexual ...
Plot: coming of age, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, school, siblings relations, youth, friendship, flirting, friends, grownups, group of friends ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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I Don't Have Many Friends (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Second year high school student Kodaka Hasegawa has transferred to his new school about a month ago, but he still hasn't made any friends. Kodaka Hasegawa was born from a Japanese father and a British mother. Because of his appearance, people ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, friends, youth, teenage love, society, high school life, physical appearance, social misfits, self discovery, love and romance, teenage life, social relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, sexy, sexual
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, society, lifestyle, youth, friendship, teenage life, coming of age, high school life, innocence lost, teenager, high school, drugs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Elevator (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A boy and a girl, both teenagers, want to get away from the world and be alone for a while, so they hide in an abandoned factory on the outskirts. But there they fall in a trap of their own intention, and get stuck in the cargo elevator. There is no ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, psychological, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: elevator, trapped, love, teenager, escape, couples, isolation, panic, friendship, coming of age, teenage life, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Teen's Confessions (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Four sisters work together to raise rent money after learning they have to move to another neighborhood in this coming-of-age drama based on the series.
Style: touching, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Plot: parents and children, teenage love, coming of age, family relations, high school life, youth, sister sister relationship, friendship, adolescence, strong female presence, loss of virginity, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
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Pieces of Me (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A crazy father old before his time, a tyrannical, sick mother, a sister who disappeared four years ago and me, Erell, who films everything, all the time... A fine family portrait. I live in the same town I've always lived in. You're born ...
Style: touching, realistic, captivating, humorous, psychological ...
Plot: youth, parents and children, teenage life, family life, coming of age, unfulfillment, bittersweet, mother daughter relationship, illness, sister sister relationship, friendship, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.4
 1K
Rockford (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The movie chronicles the arrival of a (Hindu) student to a strict all-boys Christian boarding school in India and his assimilation into the school. The change is quite dramatic to the protagonist and there are a lot of events that would look ...
Style: social, light, sexy, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, high school, teenager, little boy, child, boarding school, youth, rivalry, best friends, love and romance, friends, power relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.0
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Treading Water (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: At first glance, Mica seems a perfectly normal boy. But first glances can often be deceiving... For one, Mica's house is now a museum honouring Guillermo Garibai, the legendary Mexican crooner. Mica spends most of his time there, giving guided ...
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: first love, youth, fall in love, love and romance, traumatic childhood, family relations, coming of age, misfit, parents and children, high school, boy, self acceptance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%