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Saki Achiga-hen: Episode of Side-A (2018)
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Saki Achiga-hen: Episode of Side-A (2018)
Original name: 咲-Saki- 阿知賀編 episode of side-A
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Sequel movie to the live-action Saki TV series.
Style: captivating, tense, sincere, unusual plot structure, suspense, contemplative
Plot: mahjong, teenager, japanese girl, sexy girl, japanese teenager, youth, friendship, friends, contests and competitions, escapades, competition, ambition, society, rivalry, sexuality, golf, schoolgirl, pretty girl, brunette, legs, japanese school, japanese schoolgirl, sexy teenager, long hair, skirt ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, unusual plot structure, psychological and tense films with plots about youth, friendship, society, teenager, friends, japanese schoolgirl and rivalry mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Saki Achiga-hen: Episode of Side-A: A Cappella (2016), Drucker in the Dug-Out (2011), Say 'I Love You' (2014), Schoolgirl Complex (2013), Party Talk (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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A Cappella (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Set in the year 1969 in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. Kyoko Noma is a loving female high school student who takes part in campus protests. One day, she meets university student Wataru Domoto in the tea cafe Mubansou ("A Cappella"). ...
Style: tense, sincere, contemplative, unusual plot structure, suspense ...
Plot: protest, revolution, japanese schoolgirl, youth, society, danger, schoolgirl, high school, heroes, dishonesty, friendship, short skirt ...
Time: year 1969
Place: japan
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Drucker in the Dug-Out (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Story: The movie is about Minami Kawashima, a high school girl who becomes the manager of her school's baseball team in place of her hospitalized friend, Yuki Miyata. She tries to lead the team to the National High School Baseball Championship by ...
Style: sincere, captivating, uplifting, psychological
Plot: sport team, baseball, school, japanese schoolgirl, contests and competitions, rivalry, disability, sport, manager, society, human spirit, friendship ...
Place: japan
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Say 'I Love You' (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mei Tachibana is a high school student. Due to a traumatic incident when she was a kid, Mei has been unable to make friends or have boyfriends. By mistake, Mei then injures the most popular male student named Yamato Kurosawa. Somehow, Yamato ...
Style: sincere, light, touching, captivating, sexy
Plot: love, teenager, school, jealousy, classmate, family relations, friendship, couples, society, rivalry, nubile girl, sexy teenager ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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Schoolgirl Complex (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: At an all female high school, a senior of the radio club becomes fascinated with the club's newest member. As graduation nears and the summer heat rises, so does the sexual tension between the girls.
Style: unusual plot structure, sexy, sentimental, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: lesbian teen, lesbian, teenage girl, japanese girl, high school, japanese schoolgirl, japanese teenager, crush, japanese school, schoolgirl, lesbian interest, girls' school ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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Party Talk (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Four creative and sexually confused high school seniors are forced to deal with their sense of isolation while attending a booze-soaked party in New York City.
Style: suspense, unusual plot structure, captivating, contemplative, psychological
Plot: party, nightlife, rebellious teenager, high school friends, american dream, dream, coming of age, teenager, friendship, friends, youth, alcohol ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york
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Kids on the Slope (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two different students—a successful but aloof academic and a rebellious but kindhearted delinquent—form a friendship through their love of jazz music.
Style: emotional, light, captivating, realistic
Plot: friendship, jazz, school, love at first sight, childhood friends, childhood friend, love, music, teenager, society, youth, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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Diamond Island (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cambodia, France, Germany, Qatar, Thailand
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bora, an 18-year-old, leaves his village to work on the construction sites of Diamond Island, a project for an ultra-modern paradise for the rich and a symbol of tomorrow’s Cambodia. He befriends his fellow workers and finds his elder brother, the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, contemplative, unusual plot structure, captivating ...
Plot: 18 year old, brother brother relationship, friendship, teenager, construction worker, sick mother, long lost brother, coming of age, poverty, parents and children, friends, escapades ...
Time: 21st century
Place: cambodia, europe
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63%
About the Pink Sky (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: High school student Izumi Kawashima, whose daily routine is rating newspaper articles, finds a wallet containing a large sum of cash. Instead of returning the wallet to its owner, Izumi decides to lend a substantial portion of the money to a ...
Style: atmospheric, sincere, serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: high school, high school life, teenage life, social relations, best friends, youth, moral dilemma, friends, photographer, coming of age, profanity, school uniform ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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: unusual plot structure, captivating, tense, touching, light ...
Plot: coming of age, bullying, childhood friend, lgbt, friendship, romance, love and romance, youth, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couples, teenage life, love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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6A (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 61 min.
Story: As if immersed in the situation, the viewer witnesses a distressing encounter between angry parents, a helpless teacher and three schoolgirls. It soon becomes clear that certain things are going wrong in their class. There have been complaints of ...
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, suspenseful, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: school teacher, teenager, bullying, teacher, school, mistrust, parents, doubt, friendship, crisis, family relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century
Place: eastern europe, sweden
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Dear Friends (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: High school student Rina has a bad attitude and thinks that friends are something that you use when you need them. She doesn't have any real relationships and is not even on good terms with her parents. Rina is the clubbing queen and could get ...
Style: captivating
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White Lily (2016)
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Style: sexy, touching, lgbt cinema, psychological, unusual plot structure ...
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Place: japan
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 4.8
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We Love! (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Rin, Yuu, Koyomi and Keita are friends in high school who live in the same apartment building. Rin and Yuu like each other, but they don’t tell each other, until Kazuma shows up.
Style: sexy, sentimental, captivating, psychological, touching ...
Plot: japanese school, teenage girl, neighbor, teenager, japanese teenager, high school, classmate, shyness, japanese schoolgirl, couple relations, couples, teen romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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Genre: Drama
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