Movies like Natural Selection

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Natural Selection (2016)
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Natural Selection (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Tyler is a young man who is desperately seeking direction from a world that seems to have abandoned him. Searching for answers he looks to his new friend Indrid who appears to have it all figured out.
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: high school, manipulation, love, friendship, teenage life, youth, friends, rivalry, social relations, love triangle, love and romance, social misfits, violence, choice, couples, swat team, party, heroes, hunter, chess, football player, gun, birthday, bullying, cheerleader ...

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Most similar movies to Natural Selection

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and touching films with plots about youth, friendship, friends, teenage life, love and romance, high school and coming of age mostly in Drama, Crime and Sport genres. Some movies like Natural Selection: Odd Girl Out (2005), Cherry. (2010), Mamitas (2011), Love Is the Drug (2006), The Kirishima Thing (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Odd Girl Out (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A mother and her daughter confront the intimidation of teen peer pressure and the emotionally brutalizing social rituals of high school.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, high school, high school life, school, lifestyle, buddies, family relations, friendship, rivalry, love and romance, misfit, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Cherry. (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When Brian Cherry, a sweet, sensitive young Los Angeleno, falls for the beautiful, electric, and damaged Jules, she turns his ideas about women and sex upside-down. Slowly, he is drawn into a twisted love-triangle that includes Jules and his best ...
Style: realistic, sexy, captivating, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: romance, love triangle, couples, fall in love, best friends, love, friendship, escapades, revenge, youth, love and romance, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Mamitas (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A teenager in Echo Park deals with the loss of his mother and his attraction to a girl not considered "cool" by his friends.
Style: sincere, realistic, captivating, psychological, light ...
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, opposites attract, high school, youth, social relations, teenage life, couples, friendship, society, self discovery, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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Love Is the Drug (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jonah Brand (John Patrick Amedori) isn't necessarily the type of guy who would interest ultra-hot Sara Weller (Lizzy Caplan). But when she and her friends find out he works at a pharmacy, they charm him into their circle and gain his trust with ...
Style: serious, emotional, suspense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: love triangle, teenage love, lifestyle, juvenile delinquency, kids in trouble, teenage life, life is a bitch, youth, drug dealing, fall in love, social relations, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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70%
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The Kirishima Thing (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A story about the disappearance of Kirishima, a star athlete of the volleyball club, and how his disappearance affects every person in school.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, semi serious, touching, psychological ...
Plot: high school, disappearance, friendship, society, volleyball, youth, social relations, high school student, rivalry, student life, teenage life, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
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Face 2 Face (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Over a series of video chats, a teenage outcast reaches out to his childhood friend, but finds that behind the veneer of popularity and a seemingly perfect life, she hides a disturbing secret.
Style: tense, touching, light, sincere, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: bullying, lgbt, childhood friend, coming of age, friendship, love, love and romance, youth, teenage life, romance, couples, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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68%
Degrassi Takes Manhattan (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Film spin-off of Nickelodeon's popular teen program Degrassi.
Style: realistic, sentimental, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, friendship, youth, rivalry, friends, couples, vengeance, couple relations, infidelity, party, dishonesty, twins ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: canada, usa
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68%
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Red Zone (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mac and his high school gangster buddies try to take over the world of sports betting in a city filled with crime, prostitution and gambling. When the Mafia gets involved, they do whatever it takes to keep these tough young-bloods off their turf.
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: gambling, casino, high school, gangsters, crimes, ambition, sport team, buddies, football, friendship, rivalry, mafia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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67%
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To Save a Life (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jake Taylor has everything. He has a beautiful girl, he's the champion in basketball and beer pong, and everyone loves him. Then, an old childhood friend, whom Jake used to be friends with, commits suicide. Jake begins to think. He wonders what ...
Style: christian film, serious, sincere, captivating, contemplative ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, religious, social relations, social differences, self discovery, bittersweet, high school life, innocence lost, teenage life, social misfits, youth, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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62%
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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 ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, suspense ...
Plot: homeless, couples, teenager, drug addict, runaway, murder, hiv, flashback sequence, abusive parent, gay teenager, love, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.9
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Beyond Our Ken (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A month after Wai Ming broke up with Ken, she finds nude pictures of her on his website. To get back at him, she teams up with his new girlfriend.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: love triangle, vengeance, rivalry, breakup, battle of the sexes, couples, teaching the ways of the world, friendship, love and romance, crimes, escape, dark humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Zero Day (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two troubled adolescents chronicle the events that ultimately lead up to a terrifying assault on their school.
Style: disturbing, psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: school shooting, vengeance, friendship, high school, murder, brutality, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, kids in trouble, youth, suicide, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 70s
Place: california
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56%
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The Class (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Estonia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An average guy of an Estonian high-school decides to defend his bullied classmate. This starts war between him and the informal leader of the class. As teenagers' honour is a touchy thing, everything ends in bloodshed.
Style: disturbing, serious, tense, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: vengeance, school shooting, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, social decay, society, social misfits, humiliation, teenage life, youth, rivalry, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, estonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
In Between Days (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, South Korea, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A Korean immigrant falls in love with her best friend while navigating her way through the challenges of living in a new country.
Style: realistic, emotional, sentimental, contemplative, captivating ...
Plot: coming of age, immigrants, friendship, teenage life, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, youth, society, love, couples, misfit, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.1
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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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, gloomy
Plot: teenage life, friendship, teenage love, buddies, love and romance, youth, graphic violence, family relations, domestic violence, coming of age, friends, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
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Breakfast with Curtis (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Syd is an eccentric bookseller with delusions of grandeur fueled by red wine. He caused a rift 5 years ago between his bohemian housemates and the family next door, but now tries to recruit his 14-year-old neighbor as a collaborator.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, touching, suspenseful ...
Plot: friendship, friends, drugs, teenage boy, coming of age, depression, death threat, romance, love, couples, youth, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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A Better Place (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A high school outcast new to town becomes friends with a violent loner still haunted by the death of his parents.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: misfit, high school, friendship, kidnapping, teenage life, social misfits, society, youth, juvenile delinquency, crimes, kids in trouble, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, usa
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The Fat Boy Chronicles (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The Fat Boy Chronicles is a motion picture about Jimmy Winterpock, an obese high-school student who deals with bullying and trying to lose weight. The film is inspired by a true story and was released in 2010 as a major motion picture.
Style: uplifting, sincere, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, human spirit, youth, misfit, high school, love and romance, society, follow your dream, win over, hopes, teenage life, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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To Dream (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 67 min.
Story: If your dreams could come true, what would you dream? If you could escape, where would you go? TO DREAM is a story about friendship, full of hope and intimacy, set against a harsh inner city backdrop. Best friends, LUKE and TOMMY, live in an ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: friendship between boys, destiny, friendship, love, life is a bitch, hopes, violence, domestic violence, best friends, friends, friendship between men, violent father ...
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46%
Girl, Positive (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A popular high school girl finds out that a boy she slept with is HIV positive.
Style: disturbing, semi serious, realistic, exciting, touching ...
Plot: high school, sexually transmitted disease, terminal illness, teenage love, infected, family in crisis, danger, friends, teachers and students, disability, clinic, kids in trouble ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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46%
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New Hope (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: High school senior Michael (the son of a preacher and a Christian) is the new guy in a small town still reeling from a high school basketball star's unforeseen suicide of a year ago.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, uplifting, christian film
Plot: high school, teenage life, high school life, friends, foe turned friend, youth, dealing with death, bittersweet, death in the family, social relations, basketball, suicide ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Ricochet River (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: hree teenagers looking for adventure find more than they expected in this coming-of-age drama. High school seniors Wade (Jason James Richter) and Lorna (Kate Hudson) have spent all their lives in the small logging town of Calamus Grove, a ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, talky
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming of age, culture clash, self discovery, interracial relations, teenage life, love and romance, society, best friends, social misfits, on the road, small town, youth ...
Time: 90s, 1960s, 60s
Place: oregon, usa
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43%
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Toe to Toe (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Out on the lacrosse pitch, wealthy but troubled Jesse and poor but driven Tosha form an easy and deep bond, but their relationship is threatened once they enter the hallways of an elite prep school they attend in Washington, D.C. There, they must ...
Style: captivating, realistic, psychological, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, self discovery, teenage life, racism, youth, social differences, lacrosse, high school life, family relations, friends, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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41%
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Love Is All You Need? (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Set in a world where homosexuality is the norm, a small Indiana town is rocked to its core when Jude, the star quarterback of the local university football team, strikes up a love affair with Ryan, a sports journalism major. When the straight couple ...
Style: sexy, touching, contemplative, melancholic, psychological ...
Plot: bullying, gay, switching roles, lgbt, couples, love and romance, love, lesbian, family relations, heterosexuality, parents and children, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
In a Sentimental Mood (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Anna, a twenty-something painter freshly dropped out of college, paves her way making chalk drawings at a cafe and trying to get her art displayed around town. Her work is unique, but her time is split between partying with her dysfunctional friend ...
Style: suspenseful, sentimental, touching, suspense, mumblecore
Plot: slice of life, party, friendship, dream, female artist, love, fall in love, love interest, looking for love, friends, best friends, artists' life ...
Place: boston, massachusetts
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Mentor (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A thought-provoking drama about the power that a famous university professor holds over his students and assistants.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, power relations, dishonesty, university, unfulfillment, ambition, manipulation, college, friendship, mentor, power, teachers and students ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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38%
Home of the Giants (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A story about basketball and befriending. Gar is a High School journalist who, while covering the team to the state championship, is best friends with the teams' main "Star" Matt Dunbar. Matt's older brother persuades him to ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, sport, teenage life, athlete's life, love and romance, ambition, lifestyle, fall in love, basketball, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Contest (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Bullied high school student Tommy is suddenly befriended by his chief tormentor, Matt, the school's most popular student and star athlete. Tommy is suspicious, but is forced to accept the awkward friendship in order to enter a cooking contest ...
Style: feel good, captivating, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, swimming, teenage life, school, youth, rivalry, contests and competitions, high school, couples, friends, high school life, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.6
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Night Flight (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Three teenage boys who were once close friends grow apart when they reach high school: Yong-ju lives hiding his true gender identity, Gi-woong becomes the leader of the school gang, and Gi-taek an obsessive manga fan. Tired of the constant malicious ...
Style: touching, psychological, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: gay interest, gay, manipulation, friendship, teenage life, betrayal, youth, dishonesty, rivalry, disorder, lgbt, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 5K
True Colors (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two law school friends find themselves at odds when one becomes a Justice Department lawyer and the other goes into politics.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, talky, intense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: politics, political corruption, legal action, college, friendship, betrayal, manipulation, society, political intrigue, dishonesty, manipulations, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, virginia, washington d.c., new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%