Movies like Katie Says Goodbye

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Katie Says Goodbye (2016)
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Katie Says Goodbye (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In order to best save the necessary funds to leave her desolate town and start anew, Katie prostitutes herself to a handful of regulars that frequent the diner she waitresses at. As she draws near to saving the funds she believes her new life requires, she encounters a young ex-convict named Bruno. Katie quickly falls in love, much to the dismay of Bruno’s coworkers at the local auto body shop. As a relationship with Bruno begins to form, the delicate harmony of their small town slowly begins to fall into disarray.
Plot: love at first sight, waitress, prostitution, coming of age, alcoholic mother, trailer park, love, rape, prostitute, first love, violence against women, single mother, truck driver, poverty, quitting a job, trailer home, working class, ex convict, stolen money, nude girl, mother daughter relationship, hitchhiking, caught having sex, blow job, isolated place ...
Place: san francisco, arizona

Most similar movies to Katie Says Goodbye

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, bleak and emotional films with plots about prostitution, prostitute, coming of age, pimp, female nudity, sex and mother daughter relationship mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Katie Says Goodbye: Sadie (2018), Little Ladies of the Night (1977), Your Caresses (1969), Sara (2014), Closed Doors (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.8
 242
Sadie (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: While her father is away serving in the military, Sadie battles to preserve his place on the home front when her mother takes an interest in the newest resident at the Shady Plains Trailer Park.
Plot: trailer park, bullying, mother daughter relationship, coming of age, dysfunctional marriage
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95%
Little Ladies of the Night (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The sister of ex-pimp and current Los Angeles Police detective Lyle York was murdered working the streets a few years ago. Since his reform, he has teamed with Officer Russ Garfield to clear the streets of under-age girls working in prostitution. ...
Plot: prostitution, money, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, innocent, social problem, social issues, friendship, teenage girl, innocence, pimp, prostitute ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Your Caresses (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Brother and sister meet again after 15 years and fall in love with each other.
Plot: incest, coming of age, prostitution, sibling relationship, love, bare breasts, brother sister incest, forbidden love, father son estrangement, brother brother relationship, brother sister relationship
Place: barcelona spain, ibiza
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Moment of Truth: Why My Daughter? (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a young prostitute is murdered and left in a rubbish heap, her mother does everything to track down the killer.
Plot: prostitution, murder, murder of daughter, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, psychotic, abusive boyfriend, mother daughter relationship, mother daughter conflict, loss of daughter, pimp, emotional abuse, physical abuse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 6.5
 561
Sara (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Journalist Sara has just spent four months completing an in-depth investigation piece. Her editor-in-chief, afraid of offending powerful politicians and business moguls, refuses to run it. Sara’s boyfriend, who works for the same magazine, chooses ...
Plot: journalist, coming of age, prostitute, sex, sex scene, prostitution, police station
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.6
 229
Closed Doors (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Egyptian movie tells delicately about fundamentalist problematic influence on your people
Plot: prostitution, adultery, gulf war, teenage sexuality, patriarchy, islam, forced marriage, sexual attraction, incest overtones, sin, repression, cuckolded husband ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
I Am Frigid...Why? (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sultry Sandra Julien stars as a teenage virgin who is traumatized after being raped by her 2 "friends", a young man and his sister, leaving her with no interest in sex. Discouraged, she embarks on a journey of sexual awakening in hopes of ...
Plot: rape, sex, prostitution, sexual awakening, lesbian sex, sexploitation, orgy, brother sister incest, female nudity, female protagonist, erotica, psychiatrist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.6
 627
Pontiac Moon (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An absent-minded-professor father and his son take off in an old Pontiac to bond during a symbolic road trip through the Western U.S. This while his wife tries to overcome her neuroses to save the family.
Style: offbeat, serious, uplifting, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: on the road, road trip, self discovery, obsessive quest, human spirit, parents and children, family life, family relations, mentally unstable, dealing with death, couple relations, death in the family ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1969
Place: california, idaho, usa, cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Manila by Night (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The hidden nightlife of ordinary people living in Manila unveils. Lovers and families conflict with each other as they live on the streets, which are rampant with drugs and prostitution.
Plot: prostitution, nightlife, illegal drugs, masseuse, murder, prostitute, lesbian, marijuana, homosexual, drug addiction, exercise, pimp ...
Place: manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
A Sweet Sickness (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: A young woman gets sexually used and abused by every man she meets while on her way to rising to the top of Hollywood's entertainment industry.
Plot: pantyhose, prostitution, orgy, stripper, rape, female stockinged legs, sex, lesbianism, lesbian sex, moral corruption, pimp, topless ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.6
 11K
Rosetta (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Young and impulsive Rosetta lives with her alcoholic mother and, moved by despair, she will do anything to maintain a job.
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, rough, psychological ...
Plot: unemployment, alcoholic, mother daughter relationship, trailer park, poverty, parents and children, snitch, realism, coming of age, dysfunctional family, rape, down on your luck ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: belgium, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.4
 39
The Bite (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Koichi is a gigolo who is paid by a madame to seduce and have sex with various women while she and her clients secretly watch. He doesn't like what he's doing, but he needs the money to take care of his seriously ill mother. One day ...
Plot: gigolo, voyeurism, waitress, sick mother, japanese woman, erotica, sexploitation, prostitution
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Toys Are Not for Children (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Miserable with her marriage to a toy-store clerk and obsessed with memories of her long-absent father, child-like Jamie learns that toys are not for children when she turns her life around--by becoming a hooker! Playing "daddy's little ...
Plot: rape, sex, pimp, adultery, incest, prostitution, exploitation, female nudity, double life, panties, prostitute, white panties ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Dawn: Portrait of a Teenage Runaway (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 15 year old Dawn runs away from what she feels is an intolerable home life. In the big city, she ends up turning to prostitution when she is unable to get a job due to her age.
Plot: loss of friend, alcoholic mother, ocean, outcast, social issues, school dance, leaving home, hollywood, loss of virginity, poor, cult, bus stop ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Poker House (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Agnes and her two sisters struggle through a day in a home overrun by gamblers, thieves, and johns.
Style: serious, bleak, emotional, realistic, rough
Plot: drug abuse, coming of age, rape, gambling, pimp, siblings relations, small town, down on your luck, family in crisis, teenage life, life is a bitch, youth ...
Time: 70s
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.9
 64
Wild Honey (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Country girl comes to the big city, gets into all kinds of trouble.
Plot: cult, satanic cult, prostitution, lsd, sex, rape, acid trip, vietnam vet, attempted rape, breasts, dominatrix, motorcycle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Memoirs of a French Whore (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A girl, Marie is led into prostitution by her pimp boyfriend, Gerard. She must not only give money to him but to the gangsters that explore him as well. Marie, together with a friend, Maloup, will try to become independent. They start to work the ...
Plot: pimp, prostitution, pantyhose, black pantyhose, beating, breasts, chase, voyeurism, voyeur, heist, female stockinged foot, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.3
 209
Chloé (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After a violent dispute with her mother, sixteen-years old Chloé ends up in the streets with nowhere to go. Then she finds Jean-Michel, a charming young man who will lead her to prostitution.
Plot: prostitution, love, mother daughter estrangement, teenage girl, teenage prostitute, sex, prostitute, mother daughter relationship, bare breasts, dancing, runaway, pimp ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.5
 720
Pin Cushion (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Super close mother Lyn and daughter Iona (Dafty One and Dafty Two) are excited for their new life in a new town. Determined to make a success of things after a tricky start, Iona becomes 'best friends' with Keely, Stacey and Chelsea. Used ...
Style: psychological
Plot: coming of age, bullying, mother daughter relationship, first love, hunchback, female masturbation, dead bird, peer pressure, teenage sexuality, selfie, cheating boyfriend, teenage protagonist ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.5
 177
Jinn (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Summer is a carefree teenage girl whose world is turned upside down when her mother abruptly converts to Islam and becomes a different person. At first resistant to the faith, she begins to reevaluate her identity after becoming attracted to a ...
Plot: coming of age, mother daughter relationship, desire, islam, sexuality, teenager, religious conversion, woman, daughter, mother
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.2
 29
Alexa (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alexa is very attentive to her customer's requests, but soon realizes that prostitution has limited long term career potential...
Plot: prostitute, stockings, prostitution, call girl, legs
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Call Girl '88 (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A depressing tale dealing with five women involved with prostitution and the effects it has on their love and family lives. High class or low class, each is just as sad.
Plot: prostitution, suicide by gunshot, shot through the mouth, castration, tragedy, rape, prostitute, female nudity, police, sex, filmmaking, runaway ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.3
 4K
Chop Shop (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Alejandro, a tough and ambitious Latino street orphan on the verge of adolescence, lives and works in an auto-body repair shop in a sprawling junkyard on the outskirts of Queens, New York. In this chaotic world of adults, young Alejandro struggles ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: orphan, coming of age, urban ghetto, siblings relations, working class, kids in trouble, life is a bitch, society, youth, family relations, teenage life, urban ghetto life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
My Life to Live (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Twelve episodic tales in the life of a Parisian woman and her slow descent into prostitution.
Style: atmospheric, gloomy, serious, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: prostitute, pimp, prostitution, philosophy, free will, pinball machine, female protagonist, new wave, life is a bitch, introspection, human nature, destructive relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Lilet Never Happened (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, UK, Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lilet Never Happened is the rollercoaster story of how a young girl, struggling to survive in the streets of Manila, spirals down into child prostitution. She is a fighter. She is a dreamer. She is a rebel and she thinks she can handle the world ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: prostitute, kids in trouble, pedophilia, society, urban, youth, life is a bitch, sexual abuse, social decay, coming of age, danger, waitress ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: manila philippines, asia, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Another Day, Another Man (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A young couple move into an expensive new apartment after the husband gets a big pay raise. Unfortunately, he is soon stricken with a mysterious ailment and becomes bedridden. The wife, unable to find a job and with bills piling up, runs into a ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: prostitution, suicide, sex, sexploitation, exploitation, female nudity, prostitute, playing footsie, newlywed
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
My Last Year as a Loser (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovenia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Špela graduated in Art History and has never had a steady job. Unlike her two best friends, who have moved out of Slovenia years ago with no plans to return, she is determined to stay in Ljubljana. When even her longtime boyfriend gets a job abroad ...
Plot: waitress, job seeking, struggle, coming of age, break-up, pot smoking, job, education
Place: slovenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Olga's Dance Hall Girls (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: This last gasp of the grindhouse "Olga" series is a tossed off shrug of a movie that nonetheless entertains in a tacky, surreal style. Audrey Campbell no longer stars as the sinister femme fatale Olga, and her replacement retains none of ...
Plot: bondage, prostitution, fur coat, sadism, female nudity, lesbian sex, lesbianism, sex, masochism, vaginal sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 2K
Much Loved (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Morocco
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A social drama about four marginalized prostitutes in Marrakech and their complex relations with their families and society at large.
Plot: prostitution, female nudity, sex, prostitute, orgy, party, french kiss, crossdressing, frenchman abroad, mother daughter estrangement, estranged mother, unsimulated sex ...
Time: 2010s
Place: morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Jeanne Dielman, 23 Commerce Quay, 1080 Brussels (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 201 min.
Story: A lonely widowed housewife does her daily chores, takes care of her apartment where she lives with her teenage son, and turns the occasional trick to make ends meet. Slowly, her ritualized daily routines begin to fall apart.
Style: serious, realistic, surprise ending, avant garde
Plot: widow, single mother, prostitution, prostitute, feminism, unfulfillment, chores, mother son relationship, school, single parent, life is a bitch, couples ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, belgium, brussels, brussels belgium, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%