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To the Bone (2017)
 6.8
 39K
To the Bone (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young woman dealing with anorexia meets an unconventional doctor who challenges her to face her condition and embrace life.
Style: bleak, rough, suspense, melancholic, suspenseful
Plot: anorexia, eating disorder, therapy, suicide, artist, pregnant woman, smoking, sister sister relationship, abortion, painter, talent, netflix, ballerina, miscarriage, love interest, sketch artist, overalls, pregnant, sit ups, knee injury, baby shower, restaurant, social worker
Place: arizona, los angeles

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Most similar movies to To the Bone

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and bleak films with plots about suicide, anorexia, eating disorder, mental illness, life is a bitch, hospital and death mostly in Drama, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like To the Bone: Red Band Society (2014), My Skinny Sister (2015), Feed (2017), Hunger Point (2003), Perfect Body (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Red Band Society (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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Story: Children and teenagers become friends in a hospital where they are all patients. Together they try to escape the sad reality to create their own world with their own codes , while the nursing staff do their best to bring them a little happiness ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, compassionate, thought provoking ...
Plot: teenage life, anorexia, hospital, hopes, friends, life is a bitch, doctor patient relationship, doctor, terminal illness, coming of age, friendship, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Skinny Sister (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Just as Stella enters the exciting world of adolescence she discovers that her big sister and role model Katja is hiding an eating disorder. The disease slowly tears the family apart. A story about jealousy, love and betrayal told with warmth, depth ...
Style: serious, psychological, touching, sincere, realistic
Plot: anorexia, family relations, child illness, mental illness, siblings relations, sisterhood, family problems, kids in trouble, youth, parents and children, strong female character, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.2
 2K
Feed (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Olivia and Matthew Grey, 18-year-old twins born into a world of privilege and high expectations. There are almost no boundaries between them - even their dreams are connected.
Style: sincere, disturbing, psychological, touching, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: anorexia, twins, hospitalization, eating disorder, youth, adaptation, love, family, life is a bitch, destiny, society, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.5
 579
Hunger Point (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Meet the Hunters your typical all-American family: two committed parents and two lovely daughters. However, looks can be deceiving because this family is plagued by the nit-picking comments of an overzealous mother determined to keep her daughters ...
Style: psychological, serious, touching, emotional, realistic
Plot: eating disorder, self harm, dysfunctional family, family relations, mental institution, obsession, parents and children, mental illness, physical appearance, life is a bitch, family problems, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 6.3
 1K
Perfect Body (1997)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Obsessed with perfection, young gymnast Andie Bradley nearly starves herself to realize her dream of making the Olympic gymnastics team.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, psychological
Plot: anorexia, eating disorder, weight loss, mental illness, idealism, obsession, athlete and trainer, rebelliousness, teaching the ways of the world, power relations, friends, obsessive quest ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
When Friendship Kills (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two friends keep their vomiting a secret until one friend almost dies.
Plot: anorexia, eating disorder, bulimia, lost child, chaos, secret, hospital, vomiting, disability, teenager, desire, dream ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 6.2
 321
Dying to Dance (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young man must teach a woman to dance - at any cost.
Plot: anorexia, ballet, teenage daughter, dancing, eating disorder, 18 year old, parents, jealous woman, ballerina, weight, food, malnutrition ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Little Miss Perfect (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An overambitious high school freshman tries to control her life by controlling her weight.
Plot: anorexia, darkroom, teenager, pressure, blog, cutting, beast, eating disorder, control, mirror, boyfriend, self harm ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 310
Disfigured (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Lydia is an overweight sales clerk in a trendy home furnishings store, nearing 30. Though she is a member of a Fat Acceptance Group (a movement dedicated to fighting prejudice against overweight people), she is still struggling with complex feelings ...
Style: realistic, psychological, touching, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: support group, friendship, unlikely couple, looking for love, friends, human nature, physical appearance, misfit, anorexia, eating disorder, acceptance, obesity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.8
 7K
2:37 (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A contemporary, ensemble drama telling the complex tale of six high school students whose lives are interwoven with situations that so many of today's youth are faced with. The story takes place during a normal school day. At precisely 2:37 a ...
Style: psychological, bleak, sincere, serious, contemplative ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: incest rape, high school, brother sister incest, teenage love, teenage life, youth, social relations, unwanted pregnancy, society, social misfits, homosexual, secret ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, south australia, adelaide south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Unspeakable Act (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: 17-year-old Jackie is in distress as her older brother Matthew gets his first girlfriend and prepares for college. Though Matthew does not share her incestuous desire, Jackie fights the intrusion of reality on her idyllic childhood world
Plot: incest, eating disorder, sexuality, sister sister relationship, facebook, incestuous desire, ouija board, teenager, loss of virginity, slice of life, therapy, filmmaking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.5
 208
Troubled Child (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Inspired by true-life events, this is the sobering story of the Williams family and their process of coping with an adopted child suffering from Reactive Attachment Disorder.
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: son, adoption, mother, disorder, treatment, therapy, mother son relationship, problem child, child protagonist, therapist, boarder, dog ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Best Little Girl in the World (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Casey Powell is a young teenage girl who is secretly suffering from anorexia nevosa, a mental and physical illness of deliberately starving herself or self-induced vomiting, because of her troubled home life and problems at school in which her ...
Style: sincere, touching, psychological, emotional, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: anorexia, mental illness, eating disorder, misfit, youth, unfulfillment, elderly, hopes, power relations, teenage life, physical appearance, human nature ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.8
 491
Consent (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A wealthy Manhattan family's inability to cope with the suicide of their eldest daughter sends them into a downward spiral of drugs, alcohol and sexual taboos that threatens to destroy them.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: suicide, looking for love, life is a bitch, love and romance, dysfunctional family, adultery, husband wife relationship, cynicism, incestuous desire, disability, alcohol, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.4
 35K
Cake (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After having visions of a member of her support group who killed herself, a woman who also suffers with chronic pain seeks out the widower of the suicide.
Style: touching, psychological, serious, depressing, bleak ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: suicide, depression, support group, obsession, physical therapy, life is a bitch, grieving, introspection, dealing with death, drugs/alcohol, loneliness, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california, tijuana mexico, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.2
 150
The Big Fall (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: L.A. private detective is hired to investigate the disappearance of an alluring woman's brother. Surrounded by double-crossing deals and dangerous relation, Rybeck will have to plunge headfirst into his deadliest case ever.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, bleak, rough ...
Plot: private detective, danger, heist, mystery, missing person, chase, espionage, crimes, investigation, murder, escapades, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.3
 9K
Manic (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lyle is filled with rage. After badly beating a classmate during a schoolyard fight, Lyle is committed to a juvenile mental institution in lieu of criminal prosecution. Inside the hospital, Lyle encounters a group of adolescents struggling with a ...
Style: rough, disturbing, psychological, compassionate, depressing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, therapy, dysfunctional family, youth, juvenile delinquency, self discovery, teenage life, addiction, doctors and patients, manic, society, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Trapped In Silence (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A compelling drama about a silent, violent teenager. Kevin suffers from elective mutism and no one has ever heard him utter a word.
Plot: silence, therapy, mute, child abuse, child, mute child, therapist, child murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 7.4
 18K
Interiors (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A look at a dysfunctional family dominated by the controlling madness of its matriarch, Eve. Her reluctant husband and their three daughters make doomed efforts to cope with Eve's demands, while also trying to get on with their own lives. But, ...
Style: bleak, psychological, realistic, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, sister sister relationship, family gatherings, depression, parents and children, family problems, family tragedy, divorce, father daughter relationship, sibling rivalry, character study ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.2
 221K
The Road (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind and water. It is cold enough to crack stones, and, when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the ...
Style: bleak, rough, harsh, gloomy, atmospheric ...
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, post apocalyptic, apocalypse, father son relationship, starvation, cannibalism, on the road, dying, chaos, selflessness, protective parent ...
Time: future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Ordinary People (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Beth, Calvin, and their son Conrad are living in the aftermath of the death of the other son. Conrad is overcome by grief and misplaced guilt to the extent of a suicide attempt. He is in therapy. Beth had always preferred his brother and is having ...
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, serious, compassionate ...
Plot: suicide attempt, therapy, dysfunctional family, guilt, depression, psychiatrist, loss of son, coming of age, middle class, family problems, youth, acceptance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, texas, houston texas, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Lighter Fluid (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: An experimental look into the lives of teens and young adults in a dysfunctional town.
Style: experimental
Plot: suicide, murder, abandoned house, surrealism, skateboard, death, skateboarding, pregnancy, sex, drug, drugs
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.6
 2K
Crocodile (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Crocodile is a 1996 South Korean film. It was the directorial debut of Ki-duk Kim and stars Cho Jae-hyun as "Crocodile".The film tells the story of a man living at the edge of the Han River in Seoul, who saves a woman trying to commit ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: suicide, performer's life, friendship, life is a bitch, mute or deaf, misfit, betrayal, friends, violence, rape, attempted rape, homelessness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: korea, seoul, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Dancing in the Dark (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Anna Forbes suffers an attack and sexual abuse by her father-in-law. But when she overcomes her fear and tells her husband Mark what happened he does not believe her, choosing instead to believe his father who denies everything. As Anna becomes ...
Style: gloomy, clever, suspenseful, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: false accusation, mental institution, legal action, family problems, injustice, family in danger, hospital, family in crisis, dysfunctional family, woman in danger, mental illness, power relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Lee's Offering (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Fresh out of school and looking forward to a new career, naive young Lee (Amy Bucknam) faces tough sledding when her estranged sister, Charlie (Sandy Kellerman), reenters Lee's life. Though they're polar opposites, they reconnect as ...
Style: rough, serious, psychological, suspense, realistic
Plot: child as adult, drug abuse, addiction, life is a bitch, estrangement, mother daughter relationship, revenge, mental illness, confined, sister sister relationship, betrayal, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
A Cry for Help (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A talk-radio host, who specializes in abusing and insulting his audience, gets a call from a disturbed teenage girl who says she is going to commit suicide. He frantically tries to get his listeners to help find the girl before she makes good on her ...
Style: silent film
Plot: suicide, disc jockey, show, radio, radio dj, suicidal, beach, police, sand, time, bookstore, book ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.9
 2K
Ballast (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A single mother and her embattled son struggle to subsist in a small Mississippi Delta township. An act of violence thrusts them into the world of an emotionally devastated highway store owner, awakening the fury of a bitter and longstanding ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: single parent, small town, life is a bitch, family relations, parents and children, danger, juvenile delinquent, robbery, suicide, death, lawyer, gun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mississippi, mississippi river
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Martha... Martha (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Having received a frosty reception when visiting her parents, Martha drags her husband Reymond and infant daughter Lise to Spain, to renew her acquaintance with her estranged sister Marie. After a quarrel, Marthe and her family return to France, ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, suspenseful
Plot: dysfunctional family, family reunited, family relations, depression, sister sister relationship, mother child relationship, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, female director, visit, pick up, drinking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.0
 998
Unveiled (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Survival is not enough. Fariba Tabrizi has made it. Under peril of death she has fled from Iran. In Germany she has no alternative way of avoiding the threat of deportation other than to assume the identity of a deceased co-detainee. So what happens ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense, bleak ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian interest, gender bending, fall in love, survival, misfit, politics, disorder, hidden identity, gender, dishonesty, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.9
 87
Revoloution (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A violent, street-fighter becomes a communicator
Plot: crash, gambling, spirituality, passion, brain, drugs, depression, physical abuse, childhood trauma, pain, smoking, boxer ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%