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The Outcast (2015)
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The Outcast (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 179 min.
TV show
Story: Set in post-war Britain, ten year-old Lewis Aldridge is grief-stricken as he struggles to cope with the death of his beloved mother. Left under the care of his emotionally distant father Gilbert, whom he barely knows and who quickly remarries, Lewis is forced to bury his feelings.
Style: touching, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: friendship, teenage life, family problems, youth, life is a bitch, estrangement, death of mother, love, father son relationship, family, parent child relationship, friends, dysfunctional family, death in the family, dealing with death, world war two, world war one, post war, hot and sexy, coming of age
Time: 20th century, 50s, post world war two
Place: england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and captivating films and TV series with plots about youth, family relations, society, friendship, family problems, coming of age and teenage life mostly in Drama, War and Family genres. Some movies like The Outcast: Berkeley Square (1998), Dummy (2008), Putty Hill (2010), Home Fires (2015), Small Island (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Berkeley Square (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Three young women from very different backgrounds meet, become friends and share experiences when they all gain positions as nannies in the wealthy households of London's exclusive Berkeley Square.
Style: touching, clever, sentimental, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nanny, family relations, butler, child abuse, bittersweet, society, babies and infants, lifestyle, master and servant, youth, love and romance, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 20th century, 90s, edwardian era
Place: london, england, europe
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Dummy (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A coming of age drama about two young brothers whose lives are thrown into turmoil when their mother dies suddenly, leaving them to fend for themselves. While Danny loses himself in music, sex and drugs, his younger brother Jack transforms a life ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, gloomy, humorous
Plot: youth, kids in trouble, teenage life, family in crisis, family relations, family problems, death in the family, brother brother relationship, death of mother, coming of age, mental illness, sibling relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
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Putty Hill (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Friends and family of Cory, a young man who has died of an overdose, gather at a Baltimore-area karaoke bar for his wake and compare stories about him. Gradually, as it becomes clear that there are many holes in their recollections about Cory, they ...
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: family problems, dysfunctional family, drug abuse, death in the family, hopes, life is a bitch, social relations, estrangement, introspection, family in crisis, father daughter relationship, overdose ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, maryland, baltimore
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Home Fires (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a group of inspirational women in a rural Cheshire community with the shadow of World War II casting a dark cloud over their lives. As the conflict takes hold and separates the women from their husbands, fathers, sons and brothers, the ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, psychological, touching
Plot: world war two, village, female protagonist, strong female presence, wartime life, life is a bitch, society, social relations, friends, family relations, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe
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Small Island (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: In 1939 Hortense, illegitimate but intelligent and ambitious, is brought up on Jamaica with the family of charismatic, free-thinking Michael, who joins the Air Force when war breaks out and goes to England. After the war, Hortense, now a qualified ...
Style: serious, touching, captivating, realistic
Plot: racism, post war, couples, starting over, culture clash, couple relations, interracial sex, misfit, hopes, self discovery, bittersweet, racial violence ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: england, jamaica, london, europe
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Everybody Dies But Me (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: One Monday morning Katya, Vika and Zhanna learn that there will be a school disco, their first disco, on the coming Saturday night. The girls feverishly start preparing for the event, which rapidly becomes the most important moment ever in their ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: life is a bitch, friendship, youth, friends, teenage life, society, high school life, dysfunctional family, family problems, social relations, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: russia, moscow russia, ussr
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The Royal (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Follows the staff and patients of a Yorkshire cottage hospital in the 60s, embroiled in tangled love lives and bitter power struggles.
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, psychological, serious ...
Plot: hospital, moral dilemma, doctors and patients, nursing, workplace, workplace situations, doctor, nurse, love, society, post war, bbc ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england, europe
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A Dance to the Music of Time (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 416 min.
TV show
Story: Anthony Powell's 12 volume novel sequence "A Dance to the Music of Time" has been dramatised for television.
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, high society, world war one, love, post war, dishonesty, lifestyle, society, social relations, power relations, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
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Carrie's War (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Carrie's War is an adaptation of a 1973 children's novel by Nina Bawden, set during the Second World War and following two evacuees, Carrie and her younger brother Nick.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, bleak
Plot: evacuation, youth, world war two, coming of age, teenage life, wartime life, life is a bitch, escapades, forceful separation, family relations, friendship, family ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: wales, england, london
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Me and You (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An introverted teenager tells his parents he is going on a ski trip, but instead spends his time alone in a basement.
Style: touching, atmospheric, serious, stylized, realistic
Plot: youth, teenage life, heroin addict, estrangement, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, dishonesty, confined, family problems, addiction, parents and children, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Ice Cream Girls (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: The Ice Creams is based on the bestselling book by Dorothy Koomson about two girls who, one brief summer, find themselves involved with an abusive, controlling man. The situation spirals out of control and they are trial for his murder; ultimately ...
Style: realistic, captivating, tense, serious
Plot: uncover truth, haunted by the past, murder, youth, life is a bitch, crimes, dishonesty, sexual abuse, rape, journalist, teenage girl, tragic past ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 20th century
Place: ireland, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Junkhearts (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Frank is an ex-soldier, haunted by a violent past. He lives alone, drowning his nightmares with alcohol. Christine - smart and successful... on the surface, tackles life as a single working mother by immersing herself in drugs, parties and sex. ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: haunted by the past, change of luck, society, hopes, youth, alcohol abuse, confronting the past, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male female relationship, troubled past, friendship, addiction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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Land Girls (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 225 min.
TV show
Story: The lives, loves and highs and lows of four members of the Women's Land Army working at the Hoxley Estate during World War II.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war two, wartime life, life is a bitch, military, family relations, strong female presence, soldier, friendship, rise and fall, love, women, bbc ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: england, europe
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The Scouting Book for Boys (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Thomas Turgoose (This Is England) stars as David, a young boy who lives a carefree life on a coastal caravan park with his best friend Emily (Holliday Grainger). When David learns that Emily is being forced to move away, he helps her hide out in a ...
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White Heat (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A story about a group of seven London-based students from 1965 to the present day.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, stylized
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Duration: 90 min.
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Baby Blues (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Natalia is a 17-year-old mom living with her mother and son, Antos. She wanted to have a baby because it was a “cool” thing to do, and because she feels she has someone to love; someone who can love her in return. Everything changes when ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: parent child relationship, teenage life, immaturity, family problems, babies and infants, hopes, couples, pregnancy, dysfunctional family, youth, mother child relationship, birth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Tiger Eyes (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After Davey's father is killed in a hold-up, she and her mother and younger brother visit relatives in New Mexico. Here Davey is befriended by a young man who helps her find the strength to carry on and conquer her fears.
Style: serious, sincere, emotional, realistic, touching
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Bones (2010)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 88 min.
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Style: realistic, psychological, tense, captivating, serious ...
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york
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Blessed (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Seven lost children wander the night streets while their mothers await their return home.
Style: touching, captivating, sincere, atmospheric, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Lilies (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Lilies is a British period-drama television series, written by Heidi Thomas, which ran for one eight-episode series in early 2007 on BBC One. The show's tagline was "Liverpool, 1920. Three girls on the edge of womanhood, a world on the ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: post war, family relations, family problems, youth, society, life is a bitch, parents and children, working class, bittersweet, poverty, slum, interwar period ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, post world war one
Place: england, liverpool
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Twelve Mile Road (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A divorced farmer takes in his troubled teenage daughter for the summer, a summer which changes the lives of the two of them, and their friends and family.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional
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A Time in Quchi (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Bao stays with his grandfather for the summer and is shocked to see there are no modern appliances.
Style: realistic, touching, atmospheric, captivating, serious
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, taiwan
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The Street (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: The Street is a British television drama series created by Jimmy McGovern and produced by Granada Television for the BBC. The series follows the lives of various residents of an unnamed street in Manchester and features an all-star cast including ...
Style: realistic, sincere, emotional, serious, gloomy ...
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Place: england, manchester, northern england
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Kauwboy (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Ten-year-old Jojo lives with his father, a security guard with a volatile personality who drinks to manage the unspoken despair he feels about his wife's absence, which he refuses to discuss with his son. In the midst of so much uncertainty, ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, melancholic, realistic
Audience: family outing
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
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The Mill (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Powerful historical drama series, based on the lives of real people, telling the story of young 19th-century apprentices taking their lives into their own hands for the first time.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: working class, workplace, factory, life is a bitch, society, mechanic, social differences, parents and children, realism, family relations, workplace situations, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england
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63%
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Broken Roads (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Broken Roads is a contrasted portrait of life, dealing with loss, a journey of rediscovery & the hills climbed which forever change us.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: estrangement, teenage life, small town life, youth, small town, family tragedy, grandmother grandson relationship, curses spells and rituals, love, death, coming of age, loss
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colorado
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62%
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Future Weather (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Abandoned by her dreamer single mom, a teenage loner becomes obsessed with ecological disaster, forcing her and her grandmother, a functioning alcoholic, to rethink their futures.
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: family relations, environmentalism, gain trust, family problems, society, teenage life, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, youth, bittersweet, coming of age, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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62%
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Valley (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This is the story of three sensitive teens who are forced to deal with violence at home, violence at school. It is a story of friendship, of love and hate, where the adolescents world is revealed as cruel and beautiful, a world where the desire to ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, suspenseful, gloomy
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
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Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
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