Movies like William

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William (2019)
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William (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two cutting-edge scientists give 'birth' to a Neanderthal—the first to walk the earth for some 35,000 years—in order to attempt to answer these questions. Part 'normal' child, part science experiment, William’s 'parents' struggle with the best way to raise him. As William grows toward adulthood, he is educated in the human experiences of love and intimacy. But his primitive impulses begin to emerge the more he tries to conform to human expectations, leading to tragic consequences for him and his loved ones.
Plot: college, scientist, experiment, university, cloning, parenting, private school, dna, teenage crush, teenager, outsider

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, christian film and touching films with plots about college, teenager, university, youth, christian, student life and friendship mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like William: The Tenth Level (1976), Nancy, Please (2012), Dying to Belong (1997), R.P.M. (1970), Bloomington (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Tenth Level (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Inspired by the Stanley Milgram obedience research, this TV movie chronicles a psychology professor's study to determine why people, such as the Nazis, were willing to "just follow orders" and do horrible things to others. Professor ...
Plot: psychology, obedience, experiment, college professor, university
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95%
 5.6
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Nancy, Please (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: NANCY, PLEASE tells the story of Paul Brawley, a gifted PhD candidate at Yale University. Paul has just moved into an apartment with his pragmatic girlfriend, Jen, and is struggling to complete his dissertation before embarking on a career in ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, tense, dark humor
Plot: university, college, roommate, lifestyle, misfit, obsession, youth, social misfits, student life, novel, book, thesis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Dying to Belong (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When a girls friend is killed by a college hazing, she is the only one who can find out the truth.
Style: mind bending, psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: college, sorority, siblings relations, mystery, contests and competitions, student life, college life, power relations, youth, roommate, humiliation, investigation ...
Time: 90s
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65%
 6.0
 440
R.P.M. (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: R.P.M. stands for (political) revolutions per minute. Anthony Quinn plays a liberal college professor at a west coast college during the hedy days of campus activism in the late 1960s. Radical students take over the college, the president resigns, ...
Plot: college, protest, revolution, female nudity, sexploitation, sociology, sociologist
Time: 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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, vengeance, abuse, justice, vigilante, revenge, blood, gang
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.0
 4K
Bloomington (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A former child actress attends college in search of independence and ends up becoming romantically involved with a female professor. Their relationship thrives until an opportunity to return to acting forces her to make life-altering decisions.
Style: sexual, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: lesbian, gays and lesbians, college, child star, lgbt, college life, couples, love affair, love and romance, student life, parents and children, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, pastor, sermon, mother son relationship, religion
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.6
 158
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: homeless, teenager, murder, throat cut, hiv, drug addict, flashback sequence, abusive parent, runaway, warehouse, blood
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Publication (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 89 min.
Story: class conflicts in a school class
Plot: breakdance, teenager, mother daughter relationship, college, teacher student relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Potential Inertia (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Declan Holmes is graduating college, a hard enough time as it is, and heading out into the real world. The loss he experiences is like nothing he has ever known before. 'Potential Inertia' is the story of his journey through a very ...
Plot: college, love, loss, graduation, friendship
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Joy in the Morning (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Carl Brown and Annie McGairy are in love. Their Irish immigrant parents knew each other in the old country - and Carl's parents want better for their son than Annie, who was raised in the slums. When Annie runs away to marry Carl while ...
Plot: college, wedding, expectant father, young love, baby born, pregnant wife, childbirth, pregnancy, elopement, gay friend, birth
Place: campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.6
 235
Cutback (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: High School senior Luke Harris (Justin Schwan) dreams of just one thing... pro surfing. With his best friend Casey (Angel Cruz) at his side, they have two goals: surf and party! But Luke's Mom (Raquel Gardner) and especially Dad (Greg Carlson) ...
Style: christian film
Plot: faith, teenager, surfing, youth, christian
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, hospital, suicide attempt, outcast, depression, christianity, ambulance, gun ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Party Talk (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Four creative and sexually confused high school seniors are forced to deal with their sense of isolation while attending a booze-soaked party in New York City.
Plot: party, teenager, magic realism, american dream, coming of age, youth, high school friends, house party, dream
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 381
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, drug abuse, stepfather, snow, heroin, drugs, statutory rape, murder, child abuse, sex, musician
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Matter of Faith (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Christian girl, Rachel Whitaker (Jordan Trovillion) goes off to college for her freshman year and begins to be influenced by her popular Biology professor (Harry Anderson) who teaches that evolution is the answer to the origins of life. When ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, christian film
Plot: college, power relations, family relations, parents and children, teachers and students, student life, culture clash, youth, society, college life, creationism, science ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
God's Not Dead: A Light in Darkness (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Pastor Dave responds to the unimaginable tragedy of having his church, located on the grounds of the local university, burned down.
Style: christian film
Plot: church, doubt, religious differences, religious fundamentalism, religion, christian, christianity, arson, death of friend, protest, pastor, prayer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.1
 3K
Dark Matter (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Liu Xing a brilliant Chinese student, arrives at University and makes the transition into American life with the help of Joanna Silver. Xing joins a cosmology group working to create a model of the origins of the universe. He is obsessed with the ...
Style: emotional, serious, tense, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: university, american dream, immigrants, inventions and discoveries, social misfits, student life, prodigy, injustice, college life, society, misfit, college ...
Time: contemporary
Place: shanghai, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 5.4
 379
Class of '44 (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sequel to "Summer of '42" reunites Hermie, Oscy and Benjie as they graduate from high school. Benjie departs shortly to war while Hermie and Oscy go on to college and experience fraternity hazings, cheating on exams, sex scandals and ...
Plot: coming of age, college, autobiography, streetcar
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Sing a Song of Sex (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Four sexually hungry high school students preparing for their university entrance exams meet up with an inebriated teacher singing bawdy drinking songs. This encounter sets them on a less than academic path.
Style: stylized, serious, sexual, touching, realistic ...
Plot: university, youth, vietnam war, politics, society, high school life, college, innocence lost, love and romance, high school, sexuality, japanese new wave ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1967
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.8
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Angel Dusted (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Cautionary anti-drug film based on a true story, made for NBC television. Drama about the effects on Jean Stapleton and Arthur Hill when their teenage son (John Putch, Stapleton's real-life son) gets spaced out on a marijuana joint laced with ...
Plot: hallucination, drug use, teenager, high school, mental institution, blood, school, flashback, broken glass, costume party, marijuana, pill ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Maria Montessori: una vita per i bambini (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The story of Maria Montessori the most famous pedagogue of the world. She spent all her life to make her "metodo" (method) accepted in the archaic Italian school system, while the rest of the world immediately understand the importance of ...
Plot: fascism, education, school, scientist, university, children, illegitimate son, feminism, philosophy, italian fascism
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, stepfather, teen drinking, alcoholic, alcoholics anonymous, horse, divorce
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: running, teenager, hit by a car, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, teenage girl, accident, high school, runner, athlete, track and field ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Rainbow Experiment (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Things spiral out of control in a high school in Manhattan when a terrible accident involving a science experiment injures a kid for life.
Plot: accident, experiment, high school, love, forgiveness
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
For the Love of Nancy (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The parents of an anorexic woman fight to save her life.
Style: psychological, disturbing, touching, witty, serious ...
Plot: college, eating disorder, police station, teenage life, fighting crime, parents and children, prom, youth, mental illness, family relations, physical appearance, starvation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 4K
Happy Days (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: The movie revolves around eight youngsters, who become good friends in their freshman years when they join the college for their Bachelors in Engineering (B.E.). The life of these young minds, be it personal or that in college, is dealt with aplomb. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, sentimental
Plot: friendship, graduation, college, teachers and students, student life, romance, power relations, friends, youth, best friends, love and romance, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Beautiful Boy (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A married couple on the verge of separation are leveled by the news their 18-year-old son committed a mass shooting at his college, then took his own life.
Style: realistic, gloomy, bleak, serious, emotional ...
Plot: murder, death, victim, college, grief, suicide, forgiveness, parenting, death in the family, couples, deadly, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Young Runaways (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three unhappy teenagers run away from home, only to discover living on their own isn't as idyllic as they imagined.
Plot: runaway, teenager, biker, blonde, premarital sex, farm, overbearing mother, armed robbery, pimp, cheating girlfriend, cheating on boyfriend, beaten to death ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Ivantsov, Petrov, Sidorov (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 89 min.
Plot: husband, neighbor, death, investigator, team, wife, director, experiment, brother, laboratory, scientist, discovery
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%