Movies like Heads on Fire

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Heads on Fire (1989)
Heads on Fire (1989)
Original name: Kopffeuer
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Film by Erwin Michelberger.
Plot: musician, teenage girl, teenage boy, vandalism, band, male prostitute, arranged marriage, alienation, urban setting, abandoned warehouse, turkish

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out unusual plot structure, psychological, contemplative and suspense films with plots about teenage boy, teenage girl, teenager, youth, female director, girl and family relations mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Heads on Fire: Analog Days (2006), Losers (2015), The Sternstein Manor (1976), A Woman in Flames (1983), Moritz, Dear Moritz (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Analog Days (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Newhall, California sits about thirty miles north of Los Angeles, not quite the middle of nowhere, but not exactly a real city either. It's somewhere in between. A place where the youth work at Video Depot, go to community college, struggle ...
Plot: teenage girl, party, drinking, punk rock, drinking alcohol, college, pizza delivery, prejudice, ethnic hatred, teenage boy, new wave, unrequited love ...
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Losers (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Elena, Koko, Patso and Gosho are high school students in a small provincial town. They are inseparable friends that share the belief that they are «losers». Koko is in love with Elena. The girl wants to be a singer. She is really excited about the ...
Plot: teenage boy, best friends, love, friendship between boys, teenage girl
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80%
The Sternstein Manor (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Plot: flute, maid, dance hall, sculpture, cash, wealth, snow, death, marriage, matchmaking, young woman, widow ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
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65%
A Woman in Flames (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Eva, an upper-class housewife, frustratedly leaves her arrogant husband and decides to enter the call girl business. She lets Yvonne, a prostitute, teach her the basics and both set out for prey together, until Eva starts an affair with Chris, who ...
Plot: male prostitute, gigolo, dominatrix, eroticism, bdsm, sexual sadism, s&m, longing, jealousy, divorce, conflict, female full frontal nudity ...
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56%
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Moritz, Dear Moritz (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 15-year-old Moritz lives in a posh area of Hamburg, but his parents did not care about it. The teenager suffers from ridicule of his classmates and finds refuge in his dreams and playing the saxophone. Only when he joins a band and began performing ...
Plot: looking at self in mirror, puberty, tank top, taking off shirt, female nudity, keyhole, erotica, voyeurism, looking through a keyhole, taking off underwear, nightgown, lust ...
Place: germany, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Teenage Sex Report (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this one we look at the cases of a number of young women and their plumbing problems as seen through the eyes of the narrator, a moralizing but well meaning gynaecologist.
Style: semi documentary
Plot: gynecologist, teenage sexuality, bare breasts, male nudity, gynecological exam, vagina, doctor, medical examiner, beast, sex, teenage sex, erotica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Death of John L. (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Zbigniew Gasior, a thirty year old singer, is a youth idol. Despite fame, money and success with the ladys, he can't neglect the emptiness in his life. The shattered dreams of his friends are not really a help, to ease his existential pains.
Plot: musician, prostitute, band, singer, divorce, star, idol, suicide, alcohol, crisis, birthday, loneliness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Marcowe migdaly (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Drama directed by Radoslaw Piwowarski.
Plot: teenage girl, teenage boy, jewish, party, youth, communism, anti semitism, suicide attempt, high school, classmate, teenager, emigration ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
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51%
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 5.3
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Maramao (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story in which a young boy resists the adult world and the inevitable loss of the joys of childhood.
Plot: teenage girl in swimwear, dressing, female nudity, childhood, coming of age, nude swimming, puberty, boy, grownups, clothes, teenage boy, teenage girl ...
Place: mediterranean sea
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51%
The Third Wife (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Vietnam
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Though only 14 years old, May is selected to be the third wife of a wealthy landowner. Her new home seems idyllic, her husband favours her, and she quickly becomes pregnant with what she is certain will be the desired male progeny. But trouble is ...
Style: suspense, psychological, touching, unusual plot structure, rough ...
Plot: arranged marriage, 14 year old, family relations, teenage girl, teenager, childhood, countryside, fiancee, girl, forced marriage, parents and children, society ...
Time: 19th century
Place: vietnam
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50%
Borrowed Bride (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Greece
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Ali is 18. His feet are firmly off the ground. The very idea of marriage seems like a game. But the bride's parents are ready and willing. Business ventures will be set up between the families; the arrangement will pay off all round. Ali, ...
Plot: custom, teacher, customs, sexual attraction, teenage boy, fortune, merchant, dinner, theater, turkish, moaning, washing feet ...
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48%
Tres tristes tigres (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A rambling portrait of Chilean society.
Plot: drunkenness, urban setting, stripper, hit in the face, fight, brother sister relationship, violence, language, cynicism, kicked in the face, beating, handheld camera ...
Place: chile, santiago chile, santiago de chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Ika-11 Utos Mahalin Mo Asawa Mo (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: This film is about domestic violence.
Plot: female director, murder, judge, psychologist, legal action, musician, self defense, band, court, flashback, violence against women, lawyer ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.0
 425
Present Tense (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Planning to take any job she can get in order to save enough money and leave Turkey for the U.S., Mina is hired at an Istanbul café as a fortune teller who reads the dregs in coffee cups. She discovers she has the ability to offer comfort and ...
Plot: urban setting, coffee, fortune teller, female director, fortune telling
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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46%
Butterfly Kisses (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: We follow Jake and his two best friends, Kyle and Jarred through a world distorted by sex and porn. The leader is Kyle – he talks about girls non-stop, Jarred can’t stop cheating on his girlfriend and then there’s Jake, a quiet and shy ...
Style: sexy, contemplative, unusual plot structure, light, humorous ...
Plot: friendship between boys, friendship, teenage boy, coming of age, teenage girl, youth, friends, couples, love, romance, sex, love and romance ...
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46%
 6.3
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Boys (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This non-narrative film unveils three episodes in the psychosexual life of a neurotic man, beginning with a trip he took to the countryside over the holidays as a small boy, to visit a cousin. Later, he is shown as a high-school boy (Mads Ole ...
Style: no music
Plot: childhood, high school, school, girl, swing, undressing, urination, children, teenage girl, boy, teenage boy, teenager ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.7
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The Park (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Summer time. Two teenagers, a boy and a girl, have their first date in a park. Hesitant and shy at first, they soon discover each other, get closer as they wander, and end up falling in love. But as the sun goes down, it is time to separate... And a ...
Plot: cell phone, text messaging, guardian, park, texting, rowboat, owl, cigarette smoking, boat, kiss, teenage boy, sms ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The chronic innocence (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: For Janus his friend Tore is his big ideal: pretty, intelligent and self-confident. Janus is grateful for his friendship even though he is considered the court jester. When Tore falls in love with the beautiful and sweet girl Helle, Janus accepts ...
Plot: young love, exam, jealousy, high school graduation, teenage sexuality, teenage girl, high school teacher, teenager, teenage boy, high school boy, schoolgirl, high school student ...
Place: scandinavia, denmark
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42%
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 7.6
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Mustang (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany, Qatar
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a Turkish village, five orphaned sisters live under strict rule while members of their family prepare their arranged marriages.
Style: heartbreaking, sad, social realism, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: arranged marriage, sisters, forced marriage, islam, female protagonist, escape, suicide, tradition, punishment, teenage girl, sexism, women in society ...
Time: 2010s, 80s
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey, middle east, california, israel ...
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41%
Before the World Ends (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The countryside of Rio Grande do Sul, and high-school student, Daniel, spends a normal adolescence life with his family, studying, riding his bicycle, playing games on the Internet and expecting one day to move to the big city of Porto Alegre. ...
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Place: brazil
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41%
Princes In Exile (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Diagnosed as having a brain tumor, seventeen-year-old Ryan is angrily resigned to the fact that he may not live to see another year. With time running out, he clings to two goals: publishing his journal and losing his virginity. But as Ryan finds ...
Plot: nickname, teenager, brain tumor, leg amputation, leukemia, self pity, writers, sex, death, teenage girl, patient, cancer ...
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40%
Dreams of Glass (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Dreams of Glass is a Drama starring Danny DeVito
Plot: interracial relations, family relations, teenage boy, fisherman, forbidden love, teen romance, interracial romance, dock, young love, asian american, fishing boat, teenage girl ...
Place: california
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40%
A Friend's Betrayal (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two childhood friends grow up. One has a family and the other has a career. One relationship may make or break a family. Paul, the teenage son, must decide what he wants for his future. While family would like to make that decision for him. Watch as ...
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Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Well, Come On, Smile (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Well, Come On, Smile focuses on a girl who runs from an orphanage. The film presents a sobering depiction of newly built urban environs and addresses formerly taboo problems such as alcoholism.
Plot: grief, mother son relationship, homesickness, jealousy, suicide attempt, alcohol abuse, female director, teenage love, male female relationship, teenage girl, teenage boy, orphanage ...
Place: ussr, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 198
Twin Flower (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a South of Italy full of beauty and hidden dangers, two adolescents, abused and damaged by life, Anna, whose father has been murdered and Basim, an immigrant orphan, escape together towards a new start
Style: psychological, touching, contemplative, sentimental, tense ...
Plot: teenage girl, illegal immigrant, black boy, immigrants, interracial relations, runaway, murder, teenager, girl, teenage boy, death of father, runaway teen ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Shooting the Moon (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Francesca Archibugi directed this Italian drama set in Rome where 14-year-old Siddhartha (Niccolo Senni) is forced to deal with his heroin-addicted mother Silvia (Valeria Golina). He occasionally gets a visit from his filmmaker father Massimo ...
Plot: female director, father daughter relationship, girl, mother daughter relationship, christmas, drugs, hypodermic needle, family relations, teenage boy, father son relationship, urban setting, male female relationship ...
Place: rome italy
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37%
 7.0
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Fremde Tochter (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Lena meets 19-year-old Farid, a young Muslim. She has a clear-cut attitude towards his culture and religion: utter rejection. Despite their differences – or perhaps because of them – they fall in love.
Style: psychological, contemplative, captivating, suspense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: teenage girl, tragic love, teenage protagonist, cultural difference, female protagonist, 17 year old, teenager, teenage boy, couple relations, teenage pregnancy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
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36%
 6.6
 244
Turning Paige (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A young would-be writer is forced to confront her past upon the return of her angry, wayward brother.
Plot: loss of family member, death of mother, swearing, teacher, drunkenness, aspiring writer, golf club, teenager, death of parent, car, smoking, hat ...
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36%
 7.3
 339
Concurs (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An outdoors orientation contest turns into a journey to the participants' self and conscience.
Style: allegory
Plot: wilderness, contest, teenage boy, competition, rape, bus, obstacle course, death, murder, teamwork, trial, court
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35%
 7.2
 55
Juze (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: India, France, Netherlands, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Growing up tale of a young boy in the context of changing labour patterns and exploitation in Goa
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, contemplative, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: teenage boy, teenage love, immigrants, countryside, teenage girl, grandmother grandson relationship, grandmother, couples, friends, couple relations, love, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india
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35%