Movies like Blue Car

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Blue Car (2002)
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Blue Car (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Gifted 18-year-old Meg has been abandoned by her father and neglected by her hardworking mother. Left to care for her emotionally disturbed younger sister, her world begins to unravel. She finds an outlet in writing poetry and support from her English teacher, Mr. Auster. But what started out as a mentoring relationship begins to get a bit more complex.
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, sincere, gloomy, serious, melancholic, harsh, depressing, dramatic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: poetry, teenage life, youth, writer's life, family relations, teachers and students, parents and children, love and romance, family problems, innocence lost, family in crisis, power relations, high school, angel, poet, realism, suburbs, coming of age, teacher student sex, english teacher, teenager, school, hospital, contests and competitions, family life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ohio

Most similar movies to Blue Car

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about family relations, parents and children, youth, coming of age, dysfunctional family, teenage life and family problems mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Blue Car: Speak (2004), Bee Season (2005), Face (2002), Whatever (1998), Broken Wings (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Speak (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Freshman high-school student Melinda has refused to speak ever since she called the cops on a popular summer party. With her old friends snubbing her for being a rat, and her parents too busy to notice her troubles, she folds into herself, trying to ...
Style: sincere, touching, psychological, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: innocence lost, youth, teenage life, unsupportive friend, high school, life is a bitch, misfit, high school life, school, rape, sexual abuse, mute ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Bee Season (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 11-year-old Eliza is the invisible element of her family unit: her parents are both consumed with work and her brother is wrapped up in his own adolescent life. Eliza ignites not only a spark that makes her visible but one that sets into motion a ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, sincere, serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, mental illness, judaism, redemption, coming of age, parents and children, family problems, hopes, human nature, society, family relations, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., oakland california
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100%
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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: touching, sincere, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: teenage life, parents and children, friends, family relations, immigrants, opposites attract, single parent, friendship, love and romance, family life, coming of age, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Whatever (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the early 1980s, Anna, a New Jersey teenager faces her impending adulthood, dreaming of a life as a successful New York artist. When she gets caught up in the carefree sport of pre-AIDS sex and drugs, Anna's future becomes less certain.
Style: realistic, gloomy, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: sex, coming of age, friendship, school, teenager, friends, family relations, teenage life, couples, high school life, lifestyle, society ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.5
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Broken Wings (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Daphne and her four children try to cope with the abrupt death of husband/father. As the family seems to fall apart, a sudden incident gives them a chance to heal their 'broken wings'.
Style: touching, emotional, talky, realistic, serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, coma, estrangement, love and romance, parents and children, couple relations, death in the family, solace, haunted by the past, nightshift, family relations, under the surface ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Rambling Rose (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rose, is taken in by the Hillyer family to serve as a 1930s housemaid so that she can avoid falling into a life of prostitution. Rose's appearence and personality is such that all men fall for her, and Rose knows it. She can't help herself ...
Style: sexy, touching, emotional, erotic, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, love and romance, self discovery, love, prostitute, introspection, parents and children, youth, family relations, human nature, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: georgia, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Amy & Isabelle (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1971, in the small town of Shirley Falls, in Maine, the odd and lonely secretary Isabelle Goodrow raises her teenager daughter Amy alone. She has only two friends in her job among her gossiper colleagues. When her overprotected daughter is ...
Style: realistic, sexual, touching, serious
Plot: coming of age, social relations, power relations, youth, single parent, isolation, family relations, small town, obsession, high school life, human nature, mathematics ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: maine, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Everybody Dies But Me (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: One Monday morning Katya, Vika and Zhanna learn that there will be a school disco, their first disco, on the coming Saturday night. The girls feverishly start preparing for the event, which rapidly becomes the most important moment ever in their ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, touching, psychological ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, life is a bitch, friendship, parents and children, high school life, dysfunctional family, youth, family problems, teachers and students, school, social relations, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Margaret (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A young woman witnesses a bus accident, and is caught up in the aftermath, where the question of whether or not it was intentional affects many people's lives.
Style: psychological, emotional, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bus, innocence lost, high school, teenage life, drugs/alcohol, legal action, life is a bitch, youth, legal, family relations, haunted by the past, teacher ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Tic Code (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A 10 year old gifted boy wants to be a jazz pianist much to the chagrin of his more classical oriented piano instructor. With his mother's help, he is an underage regular at a local nightspot, where he is teamed up with a sax superstar. Both ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious, offbeat ...
Audience: kids
Plot: jazz, disability, music, power relations, friends, family relations, lifestyle, love and romance, family in crisis, hopes, fall in love, teachers and students ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: This fictionalized story, based on the family life of writer James Jones, is an emotional slice-of-life story. Jones is portrayed here portrayed as Bill Willis, a former war hero turned author who combats alcoholism and is starting to experience ...
Style: talky, clever, sentimental, realistic, touching ...
Plot: friendship, adopted son, adoption, dysfunctional family, coming of age, single parent, youth, obsession, lifestyle, love and romance, writer's life, celebrity culture ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, new england, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.2
 25K
Palo Alto (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Palo Alto weaves together three stories of teenage lust, boredom, and self-destruction: shy, sensitive April, torn between an illicit flirtation with her soccer coach and an unrequited crush on sweet stoner Teddy; Emily, who offers sexual favors to ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, touching, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, teenage sexuality, youth, high school, high school life, adolescence, unfulfillment, teenage girl, coming of age, high school student, loneliness, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.3
 123
Absence (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, Chile, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A daily, familiar, sexual and emotional drama. Based on the character Serginho, the plot is based around various aspects of this "no longer a boy, not yet a man". We follow his day to day: the recently acquired role of man of the house, ...
Style: realistic, emotional, bleak, serious, touching
Plot: dysfunctional family, parents and children, teachers and students, siblings relations, coming of age, youth, child as adult, family problems, teenage life, family relations, power relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.5
 17K
Interiors (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A look at a dysfunctional family dominated by the controlling madness of its matriarch, Eve. Her reluctant husband and their three daughters make doomed efforts to cope with Eve's demands, while also trying to get on with their own lives. But, ...
Style: bleak, psychological, realistic, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, depression, family problems, family relations, parents and children, family gatherings, family tragedy, sister sister relationship, sibling rivalry, father daughter relationship, character study, family drama ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
What Girls Learn (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two teenage girls must come to terms with their stepfather when their mother is struck by illness.
Style: touching, gloomy, sentimental, sincere, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: wedding, teenage girl, single mother, menstruation, romance, siblings relations, family gatherings, parents and children, gays and lesbians, family in crisis, family relations, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: georgia, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.2
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Toe to Toe (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Out on the lacrosse pitch, wealthy but troubled Jesse and poor but driven Tosha form an easy and deep bond, but their relationship is threatened once they enter the hallways of an elite prep school they attend in Washington, D.C. There, they must ...
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, touching, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, power relations, social relations, self discovery, youth, teenage life, coming of age, parents and children, interracial relations, rich and poor, friends, racism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Take Care of My Cat (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The fashionable Hye-joo is focused on her career at a brokerage house. She's making a decent living, but her co-workers look down on her. Tae-hee is sick of living under the thumb of her domineering father. She spends her time doing volunteer ...
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, artist, coming of age, family in crisis, graduation, poet, adulthood, lifestyle, family problems, couples, best friends, reunion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, seoul, japan, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.2
 8K
Foxfire (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The story of five teenage girls who form an unlikely bond after beating up a teacher who has sexually harassed them. They build a solid friendship but their wild ways begin to get out of control.
Style: touching, serious, sincere, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: friendship, high school, feminism, coming out, teacher, youth, rebellion, tattoo, teenage girl, hostage, prison, coming of age ...
Time: 90s
Place: portland oregon, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Fifteen and Pregnant (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on a true story, 15 year old Tina Spangler discovers she is pregnant. Her choices are abortion, adoption, or a lonely, exhausting life as a single parent. Abandoned by her boyfriend, she turns to her mother. Tina discovers although it has torn ...
Style: talky, sincere, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pregnancy, high school, misfit, coming of age, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, hopes, family in crisis, life is a bitch, love and romance, social misfits, society ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Losing Isaiah (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Khaila Richards, a crack-addicted single mother, accidentally leaves her baby in a dumpster while high and returns the next day in a panic to find he is missing. In reality, the baby has been adopted by a warm-hearted social worker, Margaret Lewin, ...
Style: emotional, serious, touching, thought provoking, melancholic ...
Plot: adoption, courtroom drama, custody battle, single parent, parents and children, family problems, legal action, family relations, legal, life is a bitch, custody, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.3
 274
Admissions (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: A gifted high-school student flubs her college admissions interviews for the most unexpected reasons in this independent coming-of-age drama. Cynical, world-weary Evie is more interested in taking care of her family than getting into the Ivy League ...
Style: sentimental, touching, gloomy, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, coming of age, human nature, parents and children, siblings relations, family problems, teenage life, mentally challenged, family life, youth, model train, poet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, yale university, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Glass Menagerie (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A son longs to escape from his stifling home, where his genteel mother worries about the future prospects of his lame, shy sister.
Style: psychological, serious, touching, melancholic, sentimental ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, aging, family life, parents and children, family in crisis, romance, unfulfillment, family problems, brother sister relationship, cripple, domineering mother, collection ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: tennessee, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.1
 4K
Foxes (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A group of friends come of age in the asphalt desert of the San Fernando Valley, as set to a blazing soundtrack and endless drinking, drugs and sex.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, gloomy, reflective ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teenager, hollywood, drug abuse, addiction, parents and children, youth, self discovery, teenage life, alcohol abuse, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Life as a House (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: When a man is diagnosed with terminal cancer, he takes custody of his misanthropic teenage son, for whom quality time means getting high, engaging in small-time prostitution, and avoiding his father.
Style: gothic, touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: terminal illness, dysfunctional family, cancer, divorce, reconciliation, marijuana, architect, dying, midlife crisis, house, haunted by the past, fighting illness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Shoot the Moon (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: After fifteen years of marriage, an affluent couple divorce and take up with new partners.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, psychological, dramatic ...
Plot: divorce, tennis court, infidelity, dysfunctional family, tennis, family relations, introspection, breakup, family problems, love affair, couples, suburbs ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.8
 738
Bloodbrothers (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young man is torn between following in his brothers' footsteps or striking out on his own.
Style: sincere, talky, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: family life, moral dilemma, dysfunctional family, parents and children, sibling relationship, working class, friendship, youth, self discovery, life is a bitch, family in crisis, family problems ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Immediate Family (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Linda and Michael, married for ten years, desperately want a baby and turn to an adoption agency which introduces them to Lucy, a teenage girl expecting her first baby. The three agree that Linda and Michael will adopt Lucy's baby and that Lucy ...
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: adoption, pregnancy, babies and infants, hopes, family relations, family problems, teenage life, couples, family life, social differences, society, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: washington state, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Middle-aged widow Beatrice Hunsdorfer (Joanne Woodward) and her daughters Ruth (Roberta Wallach) and Matilda (Nell Potts) are struggling to survive in a society they barely understand. Beatrice dreams of opening an elegant tea room but does not have ...
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, psychological, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: redemption, coming of age, family life, family problems, parents and children, life is a bitch, teacher, flower, winning, dysfunctional family, single father, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: connecticut, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.4
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Tully (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Tully Jr. and Earl live on their father's Nebraska ranch, proud and independent to a fault. While the shy, reclusive Earl spends his free time watching movies, the cockier Tully works his way through a succession of short-term affairs and an ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, thought provoking, touching ...
Plot: small town, friendship, stripper, coming of age, dysfunctional family, introspection, society, human nature, lifestyle, family problems, couples, small town life ...
Place: nebraska, usa, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Front of the Class (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: "Front of the Class" is based on the true story of Brad Cohen -- played in the movie by Jimmy Wolk -- who, "after being challenged by Tourette's syndrome from a very young age, defies all odds to become a gifted teacher
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sincere, thought provoking ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: school, social misfits, teachers and students, dedicated educator, stuttering, disability, family relations, coming of age, follow your dream, hopes, family, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%