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: prostitution, love at first sight, waitress, 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, caught having sex, isolated place, mother daughter relationship, hitchhiking, blow job ...
Place: san francisco, arizona

Most similar movies to Katie Says Goodbye

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out bleak, serious, realistic and emotional films with plots about prostitution, prostitute, pimp, mother daughter relationship, coming of age, rape and teenage girl mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Katie Says Goodbye: Sadie (2018), Closed Doors (1999), Little Ladies of the Night (1977), Tea in the Harem (1985), Sara (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.8
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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: mother daughter relationship, coming of age, dysfunctional marriage, trailer park, bullying
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95%
 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: hopelessness, adultery, patriarchy, voyeurism, single mother, rape, forced marriage, sin, sexual attraction, abandonment, sexual assault, incest overtones ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, mother daughter relationship, pimp, social problem, innocent, social issues, runaway, father daughter relationship, money, friendship, prostitute, police ...
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91%
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: murder, prostitution, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, pimp, emotional abuse, physical abuse, prostitute, murder of daughter, mother daughter conflict, mother daughter relationship, psychotic, abusive boyfriend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Tea in the Harem (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story of two youths - one Algerian, one French - who become juvenile delinquents in a Paris suburb.
Plot: coming of age, teenage boy, juvenile delinquent, outsider, basement, single mother, flashback, friendship, racism, thief, racial slur, suicide thoughts ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 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: coming of age, journalist, sex, prostitute, sex scene, prostitution, police station
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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, pimp, high school student, fashion designer, masseuse, exercise, garbage truck, murder, waitress, taxi driver ...
Place: manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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: prostitution, sex, rape, brother sister incest, sexual awakening, female protagonist, sexploitation, lesbianism, lesbian sex, female nudity, erotica, orgy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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: orgy, prostitution, stripper, pantyhose, rape, moral corruption, pimp, apartment, topless, actress, female nudity, female stockinged legs ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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: waitress, voyeurism, gigolo, prostitution, japanese woman, sick mother, sexploitation, erotica
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: incest, sex, rape, prostitution, pimp, adultery, exploitation, female nudity, double life, prostitute, female removes her clothes, honeymoon ...
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70%
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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, sincere, serious, rough ...
Plot: unemployment, snitch, mother daughter relationship, poverty, alcoholic, trailer park, parents and children, dysfunctional family, youth, coming of age, down on your luck, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: belgium, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: victim, street life, desperation, unhappiness, stolen car, hustler, friendship, father daughter relationship, humiliation, flashback, decision, hollywood boulevard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, brother sister incest, coming of age, love, sibling relationship, prostitution, father son estrangement, forbidden love, bare breasts, brother brother relationship, brother sister relationship
Place: barcelona spain, ibiza
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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, legs, stockings, prostitution, call girl
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 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: love, prostitution, teenage girl, teenage prostitute, mother daughter estrangement, sex, prostitute, teenager, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, woman in bra and panties, dancing, mother daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: realistic, emotional, serious, rough, bleak
Plot: pimp, coming of age, drug abuse, family relations, family in crisis, prostitute, lifestyle, small town, down on your luck, life is a bitch, teenage life, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 70s
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Bastard Out of Carolina (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Difficult tale of poor, struggling South Carolinian mother & daughter, who each face painful choices with their resolve and pride. Bone, the eldest daughter, and Anney her tired mother, grow both closer and farther apart: Anney sees Glen as ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, disturbing, emotional, serious ...
Plot: sexual abuse, dysfunctional family, innocence lost, parents and children, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, corporal punishment, coming of age, family in crisis, couple relations, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 50s, 40s, 1950s ...
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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, emotional, bleak, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: urban, prostitute, kids in trouble, youth, danger, social decay, coming of age, life is a bitch, sexual abuse, society, pedophilia, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: manila philippines, the philippines, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: prostitution, pimp, breasts, black pantyhose, female stockinged foot, chase, beating, pantyhose, prostitute, heist, voyeurism, voyeur ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Father (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 96 min.
Story: "Baba" is a bitter melodrama set in Istambul. A father is not able to earn enough money to feed his family. He is waiting to emigrate to Germany. When his landlord's son kills a man while drunk, the father is prepared to answer for ...
Plot: poverty, father, emigration, prostitution, revenge, prison, murder, rape
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.4
 218
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, teenager, sexuality, religious conversion, woman, mother, daughter
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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: satanic cult, rape, sex, prostitution, lsd, cult, father daughter incest, motorcycle, hippie, dominatrix, breasts, acid trip ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, castration, suicide by gunshot, shot through the mouth, nurse, doctor, blood, husband wife relationship, filmmaking, runaway, tragedy, police ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.5
 803
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: bullying, coming of age, mother daughter relationship, hunchback, first love, female sexuality, birthday party, tragedy, cheating boyfriend, suicide attempt, desperation, female bully ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.5
 751
Go Ask Alice (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A 14-year-old girl in late 1960's America is inadvertently sucked into an odyssey of sex and drugs. She eventually seeks help.
Style: realistic, touching, gloomy, bleak, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, high school, mother daughter relationship, runaway, marijuana, cocaine, drug addiction, lsd, heroin, rape, on the run, misfit ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 8.1
 1K
Lakshmi (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Based on true events, Lakshmi is a story of heroism and untold courage. Lakshmi, a 13 year old girl is kidnapped and sold into prostitution. Thrown into this horrific, inhuman world where she is raped and brutally beaten she barely survives with the ...
Style: based on true events
Plot: underage, prostitution, police raid, underage sex, cruelty, whistleblower, child prostitute, child prostitution, sexual assault, pimp, brothel, lawyer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Scandal in a Small Town (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Leda Beth Vincent lives in the small town of Shiloh and works as a cocktail waitress there. She is not too well thought of as she is nothing of a blushing virgin. But she is far from a whore and brings up her daughter Julie, a high school student, ...
Plot: single mother, small town, courtroom, teacher, teacher student relationship, anti semitism, school teacher, lawsuit, reputation, history teacher, mother daughter relationship, teenage girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Szerencse lányai (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, Hungary
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A story of a mother who had to change her profession from a teacher to a high class prostitute to make a living.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, emigrant, female teacher, pimp, prostitution, prostitute
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Iracema, Uma Transa Amazônica (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, West Germany, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A girl from the countryside goes to the city of Belém to take part in the Círio de Nazaré celebrations. Led to prostitution, she wishes to move to the wealthiest Southeast region of Brazil. In a dance club, she meets a truck driver that ...
Style: road movie
Plot: prostitution, amazon, truck, truck driver, poverty, forest, deforestation, ecology
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%