Movies like After Jimmy

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After Jimmy (1996)
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After Jimmy (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: This is a story of Jimmy, a high school senior, who is struggling with his school life, family pressures, future choices. When it becomes too much, Jimmy kills himself.
Plot: teenager, suicide, cemetery, support group, hallucination, birthday party, funeral, grief, remorse, teen suicide, group therapy, denial, pistol, handgun, mourning, church service, high school principal, gun

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Most similar movies to After Jimmy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, touching, realistic and emotional films with plots about teenager, family relations, suicide, funeral, father son relationship, drugs and friendship mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like After Jimmy: Angel Dusted (1981), A Long Way Home (2003), Unforgivable (1996), Face in the Mirror (1982), Above All Things (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Angel Dusted (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Cautionary anti-drug film based on a true story, made for NBC television. Drama about the effects on Jean Stapleton and Arthur Hill when their teenage son (John Putch, Stapleton's real-life son) gets spaced out on a marijuana joint laced with ...
Plot: denial, mental institution, teenager, high school, drug use, hallucination, family relations, pills, flashback, punch, blood, clinic ...
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95%
A Long Way Home (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Family members struggle to heal their emotional wounds after an incident of sexual abuse.
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: family relations, psychiatrist, teenager, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, domestic disturbance, hopes, family in crisis, family problems, redemption, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.5
 262
Unforgivable (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: John Ritter plays a family man who puts his wife through domestic violence and his children through emotional torture. After leaving his family and almost killing his new girlfriend in one of his rages, he is ordered to seek professional help ...
Plot: group therapy, domestic violence, anger management, fear, marital abuse
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Face in the Mirror (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: The dramatic story of a group of young people’s response to a desperate teen’s cry for help.
Style: christian film
Plot: teenager, suicide, prayer, pastor, ambulance, outcast, christianity, depression, flashback, suicide attempt, hospital, troubled teen ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Above All Things (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bobby just needs to deal with his wife’s death, so he retreats to an old family cottage. His grief is disrupted when she comes back to haunt him, forcing him to confront what it really means to live, love, and lose.
Plot: brother in law, ghost, lake, rum, boat, fireplace, isolation, car accident, diner, hallucination, liquor store, grief ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Miracle in the Woods (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Quarreled sisters; Sarah and Wanda inherit property from their mother. It has always belonged to the family. Sarah insists on selling it as soon as possible because she has many difficulties. She goes there with her daughter; Gina. Wanda, on the ...
Plot: hospital, secret, sibling relationship, mother daughter relationship, funeral, african american, cat, sister sister relationship, forest, deep south, brother brother relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.2
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My Breast (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Meredith Baxter plays Joyce Wadler in this heartwarming story of hope, courage and redemption inspired by the New York City journalist's real-life struggle with breast cancer. Stuck in a lackluster relationship with her boyfriend, she's ...
Plot: breast cancer, survival, female director, writers, male female relationship, journalist, cancer, sports writer, courage, surgery, death
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
A Christmas Visitor (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A father struggles with the past. A daughter fights for the future. A mother searches for answers. The Boyajians have not celebrated Christmas in 11 years. They lost their faith when they lost their son to the Persian Gulf War. Now a stranger has ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: grief, gulf war, christmas, introspection, family gatherings, family life, parents and children, redemption, dysfunctional family, family problems, life is a bitch, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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 ...
Plot: female artist, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, photographer, middle aged woman, birthday party, old friend, golden gate bridge, teenager, high school, family relations, breakup ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 2K
Last Summer (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During summer vacation on Fire Island, three young people--a girl and two guys--become so close that they form a sort-of threesome. When an uncool girl tries to infiltrate the trio's newly found relationship, they construct an elaborate plot ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: beach, coming of age, friendship, friends, summer, love, teenager, cruelty, seagull, violence, teenage love, teenage life ...
Time: 60s
Place: long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.4
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Cake (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After having visions of a member of her support group who killed herself, a woman who also suffers with chronic pain seeks out the widower of the suicide.
Style: touching, psychological, serious, depressing, bleak ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: suicide, depression, support group, obsession, physical therapy, life is a bitch, grieving, dealing with death, introspection, drugs/alcohol, loneliness, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california, tijuana mexico, mexico
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47%
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Palmer (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After 12 years in prison, former high school football star Eddie Palmer returns home to put his life back together—and forms an unlikely bond with Sam, an outcast boy from a troubled home. But Eddie's past threatens to ruin his new life and ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, touching
Plot: ex convict, little boy, friendship, death of grandmother, funeral, grandmother grandson relationship, new life, drugs, mockery, tough guy, moving, boy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Locked in Silence (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story of a young boy who becomes an elective mute after witnessing what he believes to be the killing by his older brother of a teenage boy. The young boy's brother then tells him not to say anything because of the trouble it would cause in ...
Style: disturbing, gloomy, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: dysfunctional family, power relations, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, misfit, mute or deaf, family in crisis, siblings relations, teenage life, doctors and patients, family problems, child's point of view ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Out of the Ashes (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The real-life story of Gisella Perl, a Jewish Hungarian doctor imprisoned in the notorious Auschwitz death camp of World War II.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, auschwitz, human spirit, survival, wartime life, danger, against humanity, starting over, life is a bitch, confined, moral dilemma ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: hungary, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Surviving: A Family in Crisis (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Rick is a 17 year old golden boy whose father wants him to became a doctor like himself. Lonnie is a problematic 16 year old girl, who has just come out from a sanatorium after an attempted suicide. The families of both teens are very close friends. ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenager, friendship, suicide, impossible love, crying woman, funeral, suicide pact, shock, caught cheating, latex gloves, exam, photographer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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44 (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Based on true events, 44 is the story of Migs, an 18 year old high school student trapped between the two opposing forces of his father, a drug dealer and convicted felon, and his mother, an NYPD cop.
Style: based on true events
Plot: 18 year old, policewoman, teenager, father son relationship, drug dealer, nypd, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Her Final Fury: Betty Broderick, the Last Chapter (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The sequel to "A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story" in which Betty Broderick is on trial for the murder of her ex-husband and his new wife.
Plot: true crime, revenge, lawyer, courtroom, murder, divorce
Place: san diego california
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42%
Thursday's Child (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sam Alden is the 17-year-old high school star player in baseball who seems to have it all. However, his family notices that he is often bothered with fits of coughing. Worried, his parents decide to take him to the hospital, where they are shocked ...
Plot: family relations, doctor, heart transplant, illness, heart disease, father son relationship, teenager, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Pitong Dalagita (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: When six girls and a guy all teenagers are found with their wrists slit on a high school playground, it's left to their guidance counselor to try to make sense of the mystery behind the apparent suicide pact. Told in nonlinear fashion, the ...
Style: sincere, serious, touching, psychological, suspense
Plot: suicide, teen romance, friendship, love, self discovery, teenager, lesbian, school, gay, coming of age, muse, life
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Hurt (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mandy White is a cheerleader. Dan LaCoy is a football player. Jason Dobbs is a bully. Eli Barker is an artist. Asia Borg is a foster kid. What they all have in common however, is that they are hurting. Each one deals with their own personal issues ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, suicide, death, teenager, depression, bullying, high school, shooting, student
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Ditchdigger's Daughters (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on the memoirs of Yvonne S. Thornton, this heartwarming, inspirational family drama centers on a poor black laborer who wanted his six daughters to grow up to be doctors.
Plot: flashback, education, funeral, father daughter relationship, patriarch, african american, racism, interracial relations, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Miracle of Kathy Miller (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: With the support of her parents (Sharon Gless & Frank Converse), an Arizona adolescent (Helen Hunt) overcomes severe injuries to run in a 10K race.
Plot: teenager, running, athlete, track and field, accident, car accident, husband wife relationship, race, high school athlete, recovery, coma, runner ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Family Sins (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gordon has a loving wife and two sons, Bryan and Keith, but he favors his spoiled younger son Keith over Bryan, who is defiant and not good at sports. As Gordon begins to yell and hit Bryan, Bryan's behavior slips towards the psychotic side and ...
Plot: dead child, brother, rabbit, therapy, suicide attempt, drowning, carbon monoxide poisoning, underwear, father son relationship, dysfunctional family, teenager
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Weekend Nun (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: True story of Jane Duco, a young nun who also had a job as a probation officer.
Plot: probation officer, teenager, pregnant woman, warden, teenage girl, teenage pregnancy, unwed pregnancy, mother superior, pregnant, pregnancy, probation, nun ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Not My Kid (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A teenaged drug addict is sent to Dr. Royce's controversial drug intervention program where the addicts in the program confront each other in supervised group meetings. Also, in evening meetings, the addicts are confronted by their families. ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, family conflict, illegal drugs, guilt, drug rehabilitation, drug use, frustration, father daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, drugs, drug addict, drug addiction ...
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35%
Listening to Rain (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Listening to Rain is a coming of age story centered around two girls who are sexually assaulted during their senior year of high school. This unique films follows Haley and Emily as they attempt find themselves and recover from unimaginable trauma. ...
Plot: rape, teenager, christianity, coming of age, women, bisexual, female nudity, sexual assault, cut, strong female lead, cutting, lesbian ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Lighter Fluid (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: An experimental look into the lives of teens and young adults in a dysfunctional town.
Style: experimental
Plot: suicide, abandoned house, murder, surrealism, skateboarding, pregnancy, death, skateboard, sex, drug, drugs
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Juvenile Delinquents -- New World Order (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Broken teens trying to claim something their parents failed to provide - A Future and Purpose.
Style: dark
Plot: teenager, gang, vigilante, vengeance, abuse, revenge, justice, blood
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.1
 128
Drinking Games (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Grab a six-pack, gather your closest friends and settle in for a night of solace and cheer-and of course, a few Drinking Games. Joseph Lawson's critically acclaimed debut film centers on six friends in Portland, Oregon, who come together ...
Plot: funeral, sex, friendship, drugs, masturbation, suicide, roommate, party, blood, secret love, cannabis, male female relationship ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Wuthering High (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An updated 21st century version of the Emily Bronte novel set in modern day Malibu, California where the wealthy Earnshaw family adopts Heath, a troubled teenager. The Earnshaws teenage daughter, Cathy, falls madly in love with him, embittering her ...
Plot: rain, cemetery, beach, culture clash, high school, violence, seduction, rebellious teenager, depressed man, funeral, drug addict, prom
Place: malibu california
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34%