Movies like Pin Cushion

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Pin Cushion (2017)
 6.6
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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 to being Iona's bestie herself, Lyn feels left out. So Lyn also makes friends with Belinda, her neighbour.
Style: melancholic, psychological, captivating, suspense
Plot: mother daughter relationship, bullying, first love, mental illness, desperation, sexual awakening, peer pressure, misfit, single mother, teenage girl, teenage protagonist, coming of age, dream world, hunchback, female director, suicide, suicide attempt, immorality, tragedy, female protagonist, female masturbation, birthday party, female sexuality, high school, cheating boyfriend ...
Place: england

Most similar movies to Pin Cushion

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, captivating, suspense and sincere films with plots about mother daughter relationship, teenage girl, teenager, coming of age, female director, youth and female protagonist mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Pin Cushion: My Brother Tom (2001), Painful Secrets (2000), The Saver (2015), Madeline's Madeline (2018), Virgins (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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My Brother Tom (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A teenage girl, Jessica, befriends a teenage boy called Tom, who is bullied by a local gang. She is abused by Jack, who is both her neighbour and school teacher, and Tom is sexually abused by his father. Together they bond in the woods, creating a ...
Style: psychological, sincere, rough, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, rebellion, forest, sexual abuse, life is a bitch, social misfits, youth, escape from reality, friends, rebelliousness, in the woods, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Painful Secrets (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dawn isn't like other kids her age full of typical teenage angst about boys, school and parents. Her pain goes far deeper, and to deal with her emotional overload she physically cuts herself. The problem of adolescent girls committing ...
Style: psychological, suspense, disturbing
Plot: mother daughter relationship, mental illness, psychiatrist, teenage girl, self mutilation, physical abuse, therapy session, female friendship, therapist, high school, female director, cutting ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.6
 83
The Saver (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When teenaged Fern is orphaned in the middle of a harsh Montreal winter, she is determined to avoid her mother’s tragic fate, and take care of herself. With Youth Protection nipping at her heels, she lies about her name and age, to get a job as a ...
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, contemplative, thought provoking ...
Plot: teenage girl, cleaning lady, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, teenage protagonist, life is a bitch, orphan, millionaire, money, youth, new life, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Madeline's Madeline (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Madeline has become an integral part of a prestigious physical theater troupe. When the workshop's ambitious director pushes the teenager to weave her rich interior world and troubled history with her mother into their collective art, the lines ...
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, contemplative, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: coming of age, mental illness, mentor protege relationship, mother daughter relationship, theatre group, depression, african american, teenage girl, husband wife relationship, theatre director, brother sister relationship, underage drinking ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 6.1
 222
Virgins (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Israel, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Teenage Lana is languishing in her run-down hometown on Israel’s sun-soaked north coast—until an older, attractive writer arrives with tales of a mermaid sighting off the shore of the declining resort town.
Style: captivating, sincere, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: teenage girl, coming of age, mother daughter relationship, beach, sea, mermaid, rumor, teenage life, life is a bitch, poker, seaside, cousin cousin relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.5
 310
Ellen (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A tearaway teenage girl, at war with her mum, and trying to take control of her life, forms an amazing and unbreakable bond with a new friend. They raise hell, stick two fingers up at the world, and laugh like they never have before... but can Ellen ...
Style: rough, melancholic, disturbing, touching, captivating
Plot: sex with a minor, underage sex, teenage girl, female friendship, mother daughter relationship, single mother, party, friendship, female protagonist, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, child in peril, dancing ...
Time: 2010s
Place: scotland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
April's Daughter (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Valeria is 17 and pregnant. She lives in Puerto Vallarta with Clara, her half sister. Valeria has not wanted her long-absent mother, April, to find out about her pregnancy, but due to the economic strain and the overwhelming responsibility of having ...
Style: sincere, captivating, touching, melancholic
Plot: teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, teenage pregnancy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, baby, mother daughter conflict, infidelity, sister sister relationship, teenage mother, real estate agent, older woman younger man sex, seductive woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 239
Sugar Kisses (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Nacho, a 13 year old boy, crosses the threshold of adolescence trying to find his place in life in all the wrong places: a dysfunctional family and a social setting that is corrupt and violent. Can the purity of first love survive the darkest ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, captivating
Plot: teenage love, mother daughter relationship, first love, bullying, forbidden love, mother son relationship, fall in love, adolescence vs adulthood, coping, gang, brother brother relationship, stepfather stepson relationship ...
Place: mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Ashley (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A teenage girl, distraught from her vain attempt to connect with her estranged mother, resorts to cutting herself. When she develops an online relationship with an older woman, she learns to accept her sexuality and the endless solitude of sprawling ...
Style: touching, serious, captivating, psychological, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, solitude, introspection, teenage life, teenage love, losing-it hero, family problems, misfit, society, danger, social misfits, estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.8
 84K
Thirteen (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tracy is a normal 13-year-old trying to make it in school. After befriending the most popular girl at school, Evie, Tracy's world is turned upside down when Evie introduces her to a world of sex, drugs and cash. But it isn't long before ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, sincere, bleak ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: peer pressure, dysfunctional family, coming of age, kids in trouble, underage drinking, addiction, juvenile delinquency, friends, family problems, friendship, life is a bitch, theft ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, venice beach california, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
I'm Going to Change My Name (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Russia, Armenia, Denmark
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on the Armenian ‘Sharakan’, a nine-part song that brings us gradually closer to meaning, Maria Saakyan’s new film further develops the poetic invention apparent in her first feature, The Lighthouse. Focusing on the world of a 14-year-old ...
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: teenage girl, teenager, coming of age, single mother, relationship problems, family relations, relationships, family problems, small town life, lifestyle, teenage life, romantic relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.3
 397
Spieltrieb (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A tangled drama of cruelty and manipulation, attraction and love.
Style: psychological, suspense, disturbing, twists and turns
Plot: mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, teacher student sex, adultery, blackmailer, blackmail, teacher, teenage girl, high school student, humiliation, teacher student relationship, high school ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 437
Amateur Teens (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A modern tragedy about a group of 14-year-old schoolchildren whose daily life is shaped by the power of social media and ever increasing sexualisation through the Internet.
Style: thought provoking, psychological, sentimental, disturbing
Plot: peer pressure, internet, group of friends, first love, sexuality, social media, high school, sex education, female friendship, friendship, tragedy, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Cider with Rosie (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A semi-autobiographical coming-of-age story set in the Cotswolds during and immediately after the First World War.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, sentimental ...
Plot: village, coming of age, world war one, friendship, youth, society, village life, teenager, childhood, military police, countryside, deserter ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
 117
Miriam Lies (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Dominican Republic, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shy girl Miriam is waiting to celebrate her 15th birthday and she wants to invite her guy. So far they’ve only chatted online, and the anticipated blind date only complicates things.
Style: tense, psychological, contemplative, suspense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: coming of age, lie, teenage girl, racism, racial prejudice, middle class, family drama, teenager, mother daughter relationship, love and romance, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
House of Hummingbird (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Whatever she does, Eunhee feels like an outsider. Then her new Chinese teacher turns out to be so utterly different from everybody else. A compassionate and meticulously told narrative of a seemingly regular summer that leaves nothing unchanged.
Style: touching, sexy, melancholic, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: relationships, personal growth, middle school, high school, female protagonist, coming of age, lgbt, female writer, adolescence, family problems, teenager, grownups ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: south korea, seoul, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
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Dirty God (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, UK, Belgium, Ireland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jade is a young mother in the prime of her life when an acid attack leaves her severely burned. While her face has been reconstructed, her beauty is lost beneath the scars. Descending a self-destructive path with relationships crumbling, Jade must ...
Style: touching, sentimental, disturbing, psychological, captivating
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: single mother, friendship, female protagonist, court, trial, burnt face, plastic surgery, baby, infidelity, mother daughter relationship, catastrophe, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.5
 580
Filthy (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lena is a 17-year old girl, experiencing her first love, secret night- time adventures, and magical mornings at the river in Bratislava. Her dream world is shattered after being raped by her math teacher. Lena must set out on a journey that is not ...
Style: captivating, suspense, suspenseful, sincere, non-linear
Plot: teenage rape, first love, rape victim, teenage girl, suicide attempt, traumatic experience, teenage protagonist, rape, coming of age, 17 year old, mental institution, female friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 420
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: dysfunctional marriage, bullying, trailer park, mother daughter relationship, coming of age, female director
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 388
The Unpolished (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stevie, a precocious 14-year-old girl must cope with the instabilities of her immoderate parents. When they decide to move to a small provincial town in Germany, Stevie attempts to slip into a normal life. Whilst her parents playfully escape their ...
Style: captivating, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: generation gap, dysfunctional family, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, parent child relationship, moving, female director, drug dealer, teenager, debt, unfaithful husband, drugs ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.7
 379
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 ...
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, captivating, contemplative, tense
Plot: mother daughter relationship, coming of age, islam, religious conversion, desire, daughter, mother, woman, teenager, faith, society, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.1
 258
Natasha (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Natasha takes place over the course of one summer. It is the story of Mark Berman, 16, the son of Russian-Jewish immigrants living in the suburbs north of Toronto. When his uncle enters into an arranged marriage with woman from Moscow, the woman ...
Style: touching, psychological, contemplative, unusual plot structure, suspense
Plot: teenage boy, teenager, teenage girl, teenage protagonist, first love, cousin cousin relationship, youth, love and romance, romance, couples, fall in love, love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: ontario canada, canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 ...
Style: touching, captivating, sexy, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: waitress, love at first sight, prostitution, poverty, alcoholic mother, mother daughter relationship, single mother, violence against women, love, employer employee relationship, fired from the job, working class ...
Place: san francisco, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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A Girl Like Her (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sophomore year has been a nightmare for Jessica Burns. Relentlessly harassed by her former friend Avery Keller, Jessica doesn't know what she did to deserve the abuse from one of South Brookdale High's most popular and beautiful students. ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, tense, suspense
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenage girl, high school life, teenage life, kids in trouble, hidden camera, apology, filmmaker, humiliation, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 817
Cart (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In response to a sudden dismissal of staff, workers at a big retail store begin a protest against their employer's oppressive labor policies.
Style: tense, contemplative, psychological, unusual plot structure, suspenseful ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, single mother, mother son conflict, teenage boy, korean, little girl, protestor, employer employee relationship, labor strike, working class, strike ...
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
She's Too Young (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A mother/daughter relationship is thrown off balance when the mother (Marcia Gay Harden) discovers that her "good girl" daughter (Alexis Dziena) is part of a group who are engaging in sexual activities with multiple partners. Such activity ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, sexually transmitted disease, teenage girl, parents and children, high school life, teenage life, suburban life, kids in trouble, society, lifestyle, teenage sexuality, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Sharing the Secret (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenage girl who feels she must always seem happy for her parents and friends secretly binges and purges.
Style: emotional, psychological, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: eating disorder, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, bulimia, teenage daughter, mental illness, family life, family relations, physical appearance, teenage life, parents and children, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Unspeakable Act (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: 17-year-old Jackie is in distress as her older brother Matthew gets his first girlfriend and prepares for college. Though Matthew does not share her incestuous desire, Jackie fights the intrusion of reality on her idyllic childhood world
Style: captivating, psychological
Plot: incest, brother sister relationship, friendship, jealousy, teenager, loneliness, single mother, house party, mother daughter relationship, facebook, slice of life, coming of age ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.4
 126
Arresting Gena (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A directionless teenager (Aesha Waks) becomes involved with a headstrong runaway (Summer Phoenix) and her drug-dealing brother (Sam Rockwell).
Plot: female director, terminal illness, coming of age, female friendship, irresponsible, teenage girl, female protagonist, teenager, sexuality, teenage protagonist, youth, friendship between women ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.5
 13K
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: serious, emotional, suspense, meditative, bleak ...
Plot: realism, unemployment, mother daughter relationship, poverty, alcoholic, life is a bitch, family problems, down on your luck, desperation, snitch, female protagonist, teenager ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: belgium, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%