Movies like Mamitas

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Mamitas (2011)
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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, serious
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, youth, high school, couples, teenage life, social relations, friendship, self discovery, society, manhood, love and romance, high school life, basketball, college, ice, coach, hospital, beer, bus, mirror, high school student, tea, father son relationship, museum ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa

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Most similar movies to Mamitas

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films with plots about youth, teenage life, coming of age, friendship, society, love and romance and friends mostly in Drama, Romance and Adventure genres. Some movies like Mamitas: Don't Let Me Drown (2009), Jess + Moss (2011), The Fat Boy Chronicles (2010), Not Waving But Drowning (2012), Drunkboat (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Don't Let Me Drown (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a post-September 11th world overflowing with fear and hate, two Latino teens discover that sometimes the only thing that can keep them from drowning is love.
Style: realistic, sentimental, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: coming of age, romance, immigrants, family relations, society, youth, parents and children, teenager, post september 11 2001, love, opposites attract, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Jess + Moss (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jess, age 18, and Moss, age 12 are second cousins in the dark-fire tobacco fields of rural Western Kentucky. Without immediate families that they can relate to, and lacking friends their own age, they only have each other. Over the course of a ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, experimental ...
Plot: coming of age, youth, farm, teenage life, friendship, self discovery, love and romance, society, incest, teenager, woman with a gun, childhood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kentucky, usa
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36%
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: sincere, uplifting, emotional, touching, inspirational ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fat boy, teenage love, human spirit, society, teenage life, hopes, social misfits, follow your dream, win over, youth, love and romance, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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32%
Not Waving But Drowning (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Not Waving But Drowning is a chronological look at growing up, formed from two different stories. The two sets of friends represent the American dilemma between what you have known and what you hope to know; the tear between longing for the past and ...
Style: realistic, touching, atmospheric, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: self discovery, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, starting over, society, couples, relationships, friends, best friends
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Drunkboat (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After twenty years of broken bottles and empty hallways, Mort Gleason witnesses his nephew Moo being beaten while in a drunken stupor. The short contact with family brings Mort back to what are left of his senses and he returns to the last home he ...
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: family relations, haunted by the past, parents and children, social relations, youth, single parent, coming of age, self discovery, teenage life, suburbs, teenager, boat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois
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31%
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, captivating, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, teen drama
Plot: religious, christian, friendship, high school, bittersweet, self discovery, social differences, social relations, teenage life, high school life, innocence lost, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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30%
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, captivating, depressing ...
Plot: coming of age, immigrants, friendship, teenage life, unfulfilled love, youth, unfulfillment, society, love, couples, korean american, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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30%
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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: light, tense, unusual plot structure, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: coming of age, bullying, childhood friend, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love and romance, love, romance, teenage life, youth, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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30%
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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: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, talky
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming of age, culture clash, self discovery, teenage life, interracial relations, love and romance, on the road, small town, society, youth, best friends, lifestyle ...
Time: 60s, 90s
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Due East (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The movie spotlights an intelligent high school senior and National Merit Scholar (Bryant) who has never been part of the "in crowd." She teaches a high school equivalency night class, tends to the needs of her widower father, Jesse ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, emotional, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: single parent, small town, coming of age, teenage life, destructive relationship, family relations, couples, parents and children, love and romance, youth, lifestyle, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Being 14 (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The lives and turbulent adventures of a bunch of fourteen-year-old teenagers, through the eyes of three young girls - Sarah, Jade and Louise - with one last year to go before high school.
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, teenage life, coming of age, youth, drug abuse, sexuality, self discovery, college, life is a bitch, friends, high school life, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Lebanon, Pa. (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Will, a charming 35-year-old Philadelphia ad man, heads to Lebanon, Pa. to bury his recently deceased father. He forms an unexpected friendship with CJ, his bright, newly pregnant 17-year-old cousin. As Will becomes interested in CJ's married ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: family relations, americana, culture clash, love and romance, society, pregnancy, youth, coming of age, hopes, road not taken, small town, wooing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, philadelphia
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29%
Sex and the USA (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Thirteen year old Audrey Shaw is new to Bellweather, California and certain shell never fit in when she meets Krista Rich, the pretty, popular girl she aspires to be "or be with" shes just not sure. In a conservative California town, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexy, sexual
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, society, lifestyle, youth, teenage life, friendship, coming of age, innocence lost, high school life, teenager, high school, drugs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Beautiful Wave (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Santa Cruz for the summer, a young woman discovers the sport of surfing -- and a family secret as well.
Style: sentimental, sincere, captivating, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: surfing, coming of age, self discovery, adventure, youth, escapades, teenage life, society, friendship, on the road, drugs/alcohol
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Firelight (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Incarcerated women join a band of volunteers who battle forest fires and assist during natural disasters.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, sincere, serious ...
Plot: redemption, youth, human spirit, power relations, juvenile delinquency, hopes, society, fire brigade, friendship, rivalry, girl, reach out ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Restless Virgins (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A sex scandal that shook Massachusetts prep school, Milton Academy in 2004-05 school year.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, sincere, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, preparatory school, scandal, high school life, social relations, teenage life, youth, lifetime, friendship, escapades, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england
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28%
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The Last Year (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Paul's homosexual affair at Bible College with a new student named Alex sets tongues wagging, mostly with un-Christian reactions. The dean, himself a closet case, threatens to expel Paul, and the football jocks have their eye on Alex. The ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay, incest, gays and lesbians, couples, love and romance, youth, gender, teenage love, love affair, friendship, injustice, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Diving to save a camera from a fall down a flight of stairs, high school junior Naomi Sukuse wakes with no memory of the last four years. Naomi must remember who she was and figure out who she wants to be in this story of love and second chances.
Style: sentimental, emotional, captivating, sincere, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: high school, memory loss, romance, love triangle, teenage love, fall in love, self discovery, social relations, youth, society, couples, amnesia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: emotional, serious, suspense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: love triangle, juvenile delinquency, lifestyle, teenage love, drug dealing, crimes, teenage life, family relations, youth, life is a bitch, kids in trouble, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Bilal's Stand (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Bilal, a Muslim high school senior works at his family's long-owned taxi stand. "The Stand," as they call it, has been the source of all activity and money for the family for the last sixty years. It seems like Bílal is about to ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, sincere, touching, serious ...
Plot: coming of age, follow your dream, self discovery, teenage life, family business, society, workplace, youth, hopes, family problems, human spirit, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: realistic, serious, psychological, touching, suspenseful ...
Plot: friendship, friends, drugs, teenage boy, coming of age, depression, death threat, love, youth, couples, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Face (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Genie, a Chinese-American teenager, develops feelings for a charming African-American DJ, but her grandmother forbids their romance forcing Genie to choose between family and love.
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: teenage life, parents and children, friends, family relations, immigrants, opposites attract, single parent, youth, coming of age, love and romance, family life, introspection ...
Time: contemporary
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27%
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: realistic, atmospheric, semi serious, touching, psychological ...
Plot: high school, disappearance, friendship, society, social relations, youth, rivalry, teenager, japanese schoolgirl, student life, teenage life, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Silver Tongues (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two lovers travel from town to town playing a dark game of deceit that soon spirals out of control, threatening their very relationship.
Style: psychological, tense, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: couple relations, hidden identity, couples, dishonesty, juggling, crumbling relationship, love and romance, society, mental disorder, sexual content, manipulation, infidelity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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27%
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East Los High (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 26 min.
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Story: East Los High is not your typical high school. Dance, sex, romance, and mystery are at the heart of this inner city school in East LA where two teenage cousins—Jessie, a 16-year-old virgin and Maya, a troubled runaway with a violent past —fall ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, melancholic, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: love and romance, infidelity, teenage love, coming of age, social relations, teenage life, dishonesty, lesbian, lgbtq, reality, sexual content, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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27%
It Felt Like Love (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Fourteen-year-old Lila is experiencing an ennui-filled Brooklyn summer. She awkwardly wears a Kabuki-esque mask of sunscreen at the beach and plays third wheel to Chiara, her more experienced friend, and Chiara’s boyfriend, Patrick. Determined to ...
Style: sexy, emotional, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: coming of age, obsession, self discovery, sexuality, teenage girl, best friends, youth, friendship, wooing, teenager, sex scene, loss of virginity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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: realistic, serious, touching, uplifting, christian film
Plot: christian, high school, teenage life, youth, foe turned friend, friends, high school life, bittersweet, dealing with death, social relations, death in the family, basketball ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, friendship, friends, youth, rivalry, couples, vengeance, couple relations, infidelity, party, family relations, twins ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
I'm Gonna Explode (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Tale of a young couple who throw caution to the wind and set out in search of their true fate. Román is the son of a contemptible, right-leaning congressman. Recently enrolled in a new high school, the rebellious teen clumsily attempts to hang ...
Style: serious, sentimental, atmospheric, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rebelliousness, friendship, teenage life, teenage love, romance, rebellion, love and romance, youth, society, social differences, on the road, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Swimming (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two girl friends in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina find their relationship changing as they encounter new arrivals to the town.
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, friendship, best friends, youth, teenage life, self discovery, teenage love, fall in love, small town life, couple relations, romance, gender ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, south carolina
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