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The Dirties (2013)
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The Dirties (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The line between reality and fiction starts to blur when two best friends start making a movie about getting revenge on bullies.
Style: sincere, realistic, disturbing, serious, humorous, controversial
Plot: violence spree, vengeance, misfit, anxiety, best friend, bully, high school, camera, video camera, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, high school life, buddies, social misfits, deadly, breaking point, self esteem, teacher student relationship, grudge, teen angst, psychological torment, solidarity, rebellion, hate, solitude ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, disturbing and cult film films with plots about youth, teenage life, high school, murder, friendship, teacher and bullying mostly in Drama, Crime and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Dirties: Bang Bang You're Dead (2002), Elephant (2003), Home Room (2002), Heart of America (2002), Hello Herman (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Bang Bang You're Dead (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Trevor is a troubled high school student, thanks to the effects of bullying. This is the story of his fight to break free.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, sincere, harsh, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bully, bullying, high school, social misfits, violence, teenage life, death threat, bomb, vengeance, juvenile delinquency, social problems, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary
Place: oregon, tokyo
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Elephant (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Several ordinary high school students go through their daily routine as two others prepare for something more malevolent. The film chronicles the events surrounding a school shooting.
Style: disturbing, bleak, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school shooting, mass murder, student, teacher, atrocity, violence spree, classmate, school, massacre, classroom, suicide, bomb ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, portland oregon, california
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Home Room (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A high school shooting has repercussions on the town and students.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, psychological, contemplative ...
Plot: high school, murder, shooting, friendship, goth girl, youth, teenage life, hopes, isolation, teenage girl, secret, teen angst ...
Time: contemporary
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Detention: The Siege at Johnson High (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A former high school student, Jason Copeland, returns to his school to take his revenge on the teachers for failing him out of school.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: high school, school, hostage, vengeance, school shooting, high school life, urban ghetto life, teachers and students, police station, teenage life, haunted by the past, violence spree ...
Time: 90s
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Heart of America (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Starring Jurgen Prochnow ('The Replacement Killers' 'Air Force One' and Patrick Muldoon 'Stigmata' 'Starship Troopers'), 'Heart of America' is a powerhouse of a contemporary drama and essential ...
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: school shooting, high school, vengeance, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, psychopath, crimes, life is a bitch, social misfits, hardcase students, kids in trouble, youth ...
Time: contemporary
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Hello Herman (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in the not so distant future, in Any Town USA, sixteen year old Herman Howards makes a fateful decision. He enters his suburban school and kills thirty nine students, two teachers, and a police officer. Just before his arrest he emails his idol, ...
Style: psychological, thought provoking, serious, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: high school life, teenage life, social relations, haunted by the past, losing-it hero, youth, school shooting, loneliness, social misfits, interview, murder, high school ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: usa, iowa
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The Class (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Estonia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An average guy of an Estonian high-school decides to defend his bullied classmate. This starts war between him and the informal leader of the class. As teenagers' honour is a touchy thing, everything ends in bloodshed.
Style: disturbing, serious, tense, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: vengeance, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, social misfits, social decay, society, humiliation, teenage life, youth, friendship, rivalry, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, estonia
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If.... (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The film is a caustic portrait of a traditional English boys’ boarding school, where social hierarchy reigns supreme and power remains in the hands of distanced and ineffectual teachers and callously vicious prefects in the Upper Sixth. But three ...
Style: cult film, biting, suspense, surreal, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school shooting, rebellion, satire, private school, coming of age, youth, social satire, corporal punishment, boarding school life, school, boarding school, buddies ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, europe, california
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Cyberbully (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A woman tries to help her teenage daughter when she becomes the victim of online bullying.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: bully, betrayal, computers and web, bullying, teenage life, rumor, high school, suicide attempt, social awkwardness, intrigue, social misfits, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Scum (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This is the hard and shocking story of life in a British Borstal for young offenders. The brutal regime made no attempt to reform or improve the inmates and actively encouraged a power struggle between the 'tough' new inmate and the ...
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, tense, cult film ...
Plot: rebellion, prison, juvenile delinquency, youth, kids in trouble, violence, riot, racism, revenge, corruption, criminal heroes, prison life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england
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The Outsiders (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When two poor greasers, Johnny, and Ponyboy are assaulted by a vicious gang, the socs, and Johnny kills one of the attackers, tension begins to mount between the two rival gangs, setting off a turbulent chain of events.
Style: sentimental, stylized, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, gang, juvenile delinquent, book, street gang, friendship, small town, murder, juvenile delinquency, machismo, life is a bitch, youth ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s, 80s
Place: usa, oklahoma
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The Breakfast Club (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Five high school students, all different stereotypes, meet in detention, where they pour their hearts out to each other, and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sincere, talky ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night, kids, girls' night
Plot: high school, coming of age, teenager, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, introspection, teenage love, friendship, teenage angst, teachers and students, youth, coming-of-age ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois
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28%
Duck! The Carbine High Massacre (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Derwin and Derick, Neo-Nazis, plan to commit a school shooting and kill themselves after a sick joke by the school jocks.
Style: dark humor, cynical, biting, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: satire, high school, vengeance, murder, investigation, youth, social decay, teenage life, high school life, child in peril, kids in trouble, silly humor ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, colorado
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Villa Captive (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A young actress seeking a life away from adult movies moves to Florida insearch of a new identity. Her newfound peace is shattered when local thugsrecognize her.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: murder, sexual abuse, rape, danger, vengeance, woman in danger, life is a bitch, crimes, deadly, violence spree, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual assault ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, miami
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Colour It Yellow (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: A young idealistic English filmmaker, Sue, arrives in India to make a film on Indian revolutionaries Bhagat Singh, Chandrashekhar Azad and their contemporaries and their fight for freedom from the British Raj. Owing to a lack of funds, she recruits ...
Style: serious, feel good, sincere, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: rebelliousness, politics, patriotism, bollywood, state affairs, society, filmmaker, artist, courage, singing, watching a movie, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, new delhi, delhi, london
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Beware the Gonzo (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Eddie "Gonzo" Gilman is starting a revolution. When the wild-eyed rebel journalist is ousted from his prep school's newspaper by its über-popular editor, Eddie fronts an underground movement to give a voice to all the misfits, ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: misfit, journalist, high school, rebelliousness, teachers and students, friends, social relations, lifestyle, teenage life, teenage sexuality, bullying, threesome ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Class of 1984 (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Andy is a new teacher at a inner city high school that is like nothing he has ever seen before. There is metal detectors at the front door and everything is basically run by a tough kid named Peter Stegman. Soon, Andy and Stegman become enemies and ...
Style: cult film, disturbing, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: gang, high school, school, juvenile delinquency, vigilante, teacher, drug dealing, murder, vengeance, teenage life, punk, music teacher ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Hesher (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, 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, gloomy, emotional ...
Plot: antisocial behavior, loner, dysfunctional character, youth, depression, arson, stranger, death in the family, family problems, rebelliousness, misfit, grief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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27%
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Trailer Park Boys: Don't Legalize It (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Trailer Park Boys: Don't Legalize It is the third film in the Trailer Park Boys franchise, and a sequel to Trailer Park Boys: Countdown to Liquor Day (2009). In the film, Ricky (Robb Wells), Julian (John Paul Tremblay) and Bubbles (Mike Smith) ...
Style: humorous, captivating, tense, light, not serious ...
Plot: stoners, drug dealing, crimes, legislation, friends, buddies, society, disorder, road trip, white trash, misfit, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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Zero Day (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two troubled adolescents chronicle the events that ultimately lead up to a terrifying assault on their school.
Style: disturbing, psychological, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: school shooting, vengeance, friendship, high school, murder, violence, brutality, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, kids in trouble, youth, suicide ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 70s
Place: california
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Whole New Thing (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Socially isolated by his parents (Rebecca Jenkins, Robert Joy), an androgynous teen (Aaron Webber) enrolls in high school and develops a crush on his male teacher (Daniel MacIvor).
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, teachers and students, school, coming out, coming of age, gender, love and romance, high school, sexual relations, college, youth, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, nova scotia
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The Trotsky (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Leon Bronstein is not your average Montreal West high school student. For one thing, none of his peers can claim to be the reincarnation of early 20th century Soviet iconoclast and Red Army hero, Leon Trotsky. When his father sends Leon to public ...
Style: witty, realistic, not serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, fall in love, love and romance, rebelliousness, hopes, youth, fighting the system, destiny, teenage life, revolution, reincarnation, teacher student relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal quebec canada, montreal
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Heathers (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A girl who halfheartedly tries to be part of the "in crowd" of her school meets a rebel who teaches her a more devious way to play social politics: by killing the popular kids.
Style: dark humor, witty, semi serious, cynical, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murderous pair, high school, teenage life, suicide, teenage love, sociopath, insanity, deadly, suicide attempt, friendship, social relations, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa, california
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Odd Girl Out (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A mother and her daughter confront the intimidation of teen peer pressure and the emotionally brutalizing social rituals of high school.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, high school, school, buddies, lifestyle, family relations, friendship, youth, misfit, love and romance, rivalry, teachers and students ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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F (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A group of teachers must defend themselves from a gang of murderous kids when their school comes under siege after hours.
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: high school, danger, murder, juvenile delinquency, vengeance, high school life, isolation, survival, self defense, hardcase students, deadly, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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Mary Is Happy, Mary Is Happy (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Mary is a senior in high school. With graduation a few months away, she is faced with sudden changes in life, love, and friendship. Meanwhile, strange events begin to happen to her that seem completely random and without reason. She struggles to ...
Style: experimental, humorous, surreal, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: high school, teenage life, high school life, youth, best friends, friends, social relations, first love, schoolgirl, fall in love, self discovery, education ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: thailand, asia, france
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26%
Jimmy and Judy (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two misunderstood suburban kids challenge society and run from the police while documenting all of their deeds with a digital camera.
Style: rough, suspenseful, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murderous pair, on the run, vandalism, lovers on the run, camera, revenge, video camera, teenage life, society, danger, love, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Steel Toes (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Steel Toes is a provocative exploration of the inescapable and insidious presence of racial and religious intolerance in our society.
Style: disturbing, psychological, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: racism, confined, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, introspection, prison, misfit, crimes, legal, husband wife relationship, liberal, immigrants ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal quebec, quebec, montreal
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26%
Last Day of Summer (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This unpredictable story follows an agitated fast-food employee, Joe, who's reached his breaking point from being harassed and tormented by his boss...
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, obnoxious boss, vengeful fired employee, crimes, confined, social misfits, mentally unstable, drugs/alcohol, vengeance, hopes, misfit, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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26%
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Mean Creek (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Teenagers living in small-town Oregon take a boat trip for a birthday celebration. When they get an idea to play a mean trick on the town bully, it suddenly goes too far. Soon they're forced to deal with the unexpected consequences of their ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, psychological, intense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: bully, prank, kids in trouble, birthday, unsupportive friend, boat, friends, small town, friendship, guilt, drowning, interrogation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon
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