Movies like Flower

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Flower (2017)
 6.0
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Flower (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rebellious, quick-witted Erica Vandross is a 17-year-old firecracker living with her single mom, Laurie, and her mom's new boyfriend, Bob, in L.A.'s San Fernando Valley. When Bob's mentally unbalanced son, Luke, arrives from rehab to live with the family, Erica finds her domestic and personal life overwhelmed. With Luke and her sidekicks Kala and Claudine in tow, Erica acts out by exposing a high school teacher's dark secret.
Style: touching, suspense, mumblecore
Plot: child molestation, teenage boy, prison, chase, murder, teenage girl, high school, single mother, friendship, motel, father son relationship, police car, mother's boyfriend, mentally unstable, 17 year old, teacher, seduction, absent father, teenager, sexually aggressive woman, dog, dancing, money, food, teenage sex ...
Place: mexico

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Most similar movies to Flower

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, melancholic and clever films with plots about friendship, mother son relationship, father son relationship, drinking, teenage boy, teenage girl and sex mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Flower: Ingrid Goes West (2017), Hick (2011), Thumbsucker (2005), Good Kids (2016), Dirty Girl (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Ingrid Goes West (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ingrid becomes obsessed with a social network star named Taylor Sloane who seemingly has a perfect life. But when Ingrid decides to drop everything and move west to be Taylor's friend, her behaviour turns unsettling and dangerous.
Plot: suicide attempt, social media, obsession, mental illness, obsessed fan, women, orphan, reward, crying woman, internet, drug addict, car ...
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 18K
Hick (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A pistol-packing teen meets an unstable rebel and a cocaine-snorting drifter as she hitchhikes her way out West.
Style: touching, realistic, captivating, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: hitchhiker, teenage life, self discovery, on the road, friendship, teenage girl, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, child abandonment, teenage runaway, coming of age, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nebraska, usa, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.6
 20K
Thumbsucker (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Justin, a teenager boy, throws himself and everyone around him into chaos when he attempts to break free from his addiction to his thumb.
Style: realistic, semi serious, clever, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: high school, youth, coming of age, debate, psychologist, addiction, human nature, hopes, life is a bitch, parents and children, unsupportive parent, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: manhattan new york city, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 8K
Good Kids (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Four high school students look to redefine themselves after graduation.
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: teen sex comedy, graduation, student, songwriter, male prostitute, topless woman, suspicion, nipple, songwriting, unfaithful boyfriend, drug, breakup ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 6.5
 10K
Dirty Girl (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's 1987 and Danielle, the high school 'Dirty Girl', is running away. With her is chubby, gay Clarke, a bag of flour called Joan and a Walkman full of glorious '80s tunes.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, road movie, melancholic ...
Plot: friends, friendship, high school, coming of age, on the road, teenager, teenage life, family problems, female protagonist, teacher, virgin, reputation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: usa, oklahoma, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Wassup Rockers (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Instead of adhering to the norms of their South Central neighborhood, a group of skater boys opt to bus into Hollywood and Beverly Hills, where they attract local rich girls - and plenty of trouble with the police, jealous boyfriends, and nervous ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, gloomy
Plot: teenage life, youth, friends, rock, buddies, drugs/alcohol, life is a bitch, social misfits, society, social differences, punk, injustice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.8
 9K
Wilson (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Middle-aged and divorced, Wilson finds himself lonely, smug and obsessed with his past.
Plot: misfit, middle aged man, midlife crisis, loneliness, ex husband ex wife relationship, group therapy, friendship, husband wife estrangement, death of father, daughter, dog, holding hands ...
Place: portland oregon, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.5
 46K
Eighth Grade (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school — the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year — before she begins high school.
Plot: coming of age, youtube, orchestra conductor, social media, teenage girl, middle school, adolescence, single father, teen angst, bravery, baseball, best friend ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.7
 14K
Grandma (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Self-described misanthrope Elle Reid has her protective bubble burst when her 18-year-old granddaughter, Sage, shows up needing help. The two of them go on a day-long journey that causes Elle to come to terms with her past and Sage to confront her ...
Style: realistic, sincere, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: abortion, aging, lesbian, road trip, on the road, gays and lesbians, parents and children, introspection, family relations, grandparent grandchild relationship, pregnancy, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 4K
Miss Stevens (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A high school English teacher becomes a weekend chaperone for three students at a drama competition.
Plot: road trip, teacher, student, nervousness, mirror ball, female female kiss, answering machine message, competition, slamming a door, loss of mother, white bra, knocking on a door ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Running with Scissors (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Young Augusten Burroughs absorbs experiences that could make for a shocking memoir: the son of an alcoholic father and an unstable mother, he's handed off to his mother's therapist, Dr. Finch, and spends his adolescent years as a member of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, touching, tragicomedy ...
Plot: therapist, dysfunctional family, coming of age, poet, homosexual, gay, adoption, psychiatrist, cat, virginity, teenage life, innocence lost ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: massachusetts, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Margot at the Wedding (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Margot and her son Claude decide to visit her sister Pauline after she announces that she is getting married to less-than-impressive Malcolm. In short order, the storm the sisters create leaves behind a mess of thrashed relationships and exposed ...
Style: talky, cynical, tragicomedy, humorous, clever ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, confession, neighbor, jealousy, sister sister relationship, secret, family problems, family life, estrangement, train ride, eccentric family, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, long island, harvard university, vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.0
 48K
Hesher (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young boy has lost his mother and is losing touch with his father and the world around him. Then he meets Hesher who manages to make his life even more chaotic.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, emotional, touching ...
Plot: loner, antisocial behavior, stranger, arson, dysfunctional character, depression, death in the family, family problems, rebelliousness, misfit, grief, bully ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Speech & Debate (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Frustrated by the hypocrisy they see in their parents, teachers, and the entire school board, an unlikely trio set out to find a common truth and make their voices heard as they revive a defunct school club and take on the world.
Plot: competition, road trip, dancing, speech, father son relationship, restaurant, song, 18 year old, high school student, mother daughter relationship, singer, motel ...
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.8
 981
Puberty Blues (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The mating rituals of two teenage surf chicks from the southern suburbs of Sydney.Meet Sue, a teenage Australian girl in the late 70s, whose life mainly consists of doing what everyone else does - watch the surfing boys and have sex with the same ...
Style: realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: drug abuse, friendship, coming of age, high school life, misfit, lifestyle, society, life is a bitch, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood, social misfits, rebelliousness ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
How to Be a Latin Lover (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An aging Latin lover gets dumped by his sugar mama and must fend for himself in a harsh world.
Plot: role playing, aging, latin, lover, crotch grab, sidewalk cafe, bribe, bandage, mansion, tutor, golf, pizza delivery boy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.7
 2K
Match (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Seattle couple travel to New York to interview colorful former dancer Tobi for research on a dissertation about dance. But soon, common niceties and social graces erode when the questions turn personal and the true nature of the interview is ...
Style: talky, tense, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: couples, dancer's life, couple relations, gays and lesbians, artists and showbiz, teachers and students, power relations, aging, tape recorder, father figure, apartment, 17 year old ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1960s, year 1989, year 2004 ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Adventures of Sebastian Cole (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In June, 1983, in Dutchess County, New York, Sebastian Cole joins his mother, step-father, and sister for dinner. Hank, Sebastian's step-father, drops a bomb: he announces he's changing sexes. Sebastian's sister splits immediately for ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, high school, school dance, transsexual, pimp, friendship, prom, small town, teaching the ways of the world, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1983
Place: england, usa, europe, new york, new york state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Please Stand By (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young autistic woman runs away from her caregiver in order to boldly go and deliver her 500-page Star Trek script to a writing competition in Hollywood. On an adventure full of laughter and tears, Wendy follows the guiding spirit of Mr. Spock on ...
Style: road movie, captivating, sentimental, semi serious, light
Audience: teen drama
Plot: autism, runaway, manuscript, road trip, star trek, search, female protagonist, sister sister relationship, pet dog, life philosophy, danger, storytelling ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Around the Bend (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A tale of four generations of men, all of whom have had their offspring at a young age: a great-grandfather, a grandfather, a father in his twenties and a son who is about 7 years old. When the oldest member passes away, the trio heads out on the ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: redemption, on the road, bus, van, reunion, self discovery, estrangement, separated, human nature, family gatherings, dealing with death, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico, arizona, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Holy Child (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Marc (Lambert Wilson) is a man of the cloth who's gained a bit of celebrity for his public espousal of religious celibacy. In fact, he's even written a book about the subject. But Marc's 15 minutes of fame could be up when a bratty ...
Plot: photograph, kidnapping, masturbation, computer, liar, teenage boy, torture, police car, robbery, sexuality, sin, virgin mary statue ...
Place: montreal quebec, paris france, kosovo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.2
 534
Fat Girls (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Fat Girls is an original off-beat comedy feature. It focuses on Rodney Miller, not your typical Texas high school student...he is a theater lover and his ultimate dream is to be on Broadway. Awkward and shy, he doesn't have many people to talk ...
Style: realistic, sexual, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, coming out, coming of age, small town, friendship, young lovers, society, gender, misfit, high school life, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Bless the Beasts & Children (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Six children at a summer camp embark on a mission to save a buffalo herd from slaughter.
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, emotional, road movie
Plot: summer camp, friendship, coming of age, buffalo, rescue, environmentalism, teenage life, obsessive quest, animal life, youth, social misfits, overweight child ...
Time: 70s
Place: arizona, usa, albuquerque new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The House of Tomorrow (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The film tells futurist, architect, and inventor R. Buckminster Fuller's incredible story through two teens hoping to get laid, become punk gods, and survive high school.
Plot: guitar, photograph, van, teenage girl, hospital, teenage boy, police car, computer, home schooling, hospital waiting room, brother sister relationship, vomiting ...
Place: minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.2
 80K
Half Nelson (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Despite his dedication to the junior-high students who fill his classroom, idealistic teacher Dan Dunne leads a secret life of addiction that the majority of his students will never know. But things change when a troubled student Drey makes a ...
Style: realistic, talky, touching, rough, psychological ...
Plot: teacher, student, liberal, basketball, teachers and students, african american, friendship, drug abuse, loneliness, cocaine, coach, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
20th Century Women (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In 1979 Santa Barbara, California, Dorothea Fields is a determined single mother in her mid-50s who is raising her adolescent son, Jamie, at a moment brimming with cultural change and rebellion. Dorothea enlists the help of two younger women – ...
Style: melancholic, talky, reflective, enigmatic, realistic ...
Plot: single mother, feminist, feminism, coming-of-age, balcony, parent child relationship, punk music, generation gap, coming of age, loneliness, teenager, cancer ...
Time: 20th century, year 1979, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.3
 89K
St. Vincent (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young boy whose parents just divorced finds an unlikely friend and mentor in the misanthropic, bawdy, hedonistic, war veteran who lives next door.
Style: realistic, humorous, inspirational, entertaining, witty ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, neighbor, parents and children, youth, family relations, coming of age, drinking, mentor, divorce, unlikely friendships, husband wife relationship, character study ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1946, year 1965
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.3
 7K
Henry Fool (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: An egocentric bum transforms the lives of a shy New Jersey garbageman and his sister.
Style: stylized, talky, humorous, offbeat, touching ...
Plot: poet, fame, money, politics, writer's life, murder, family relations, working class, eccentric family, suburbs, siblings relations, suburban life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.0
 31K
Igby Goes Down (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young man's peculiar upbringing renders him unable to competently cope with the struggle of growing up.
Style: witty, realistic, clever, intellectual, talky ...
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, love triangle, mistress, drug dealing, artist, heavy metal, mental illness, addiction, eccentric family, family problems, bohemian life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, california, chicago illinois, manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.5
 30K
Choke (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A sex-addicted con-man pays for his mother's hospital bills by playing on the sympathies of those who rescue him from choking to death.
Style: cynical, melancholic, sexual, thought provoking, depressing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hospital, womanizer, restaurant, scam, dysfunctional family, parents and children, alzheimer's disease, life is a bitch, depression, sex addict, lie, mental institution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, iowa, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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