Picked on movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant picked on movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, humorous, feel good and semi serious films and TV shows about / with teasing, youth, friendship, misfit, bullying, friends, high school, coming of age, teenage life and bully plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Action genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as picked on: Straw Dogs (2011), Brave Story (2006), Love Kill Kill (2004), The Kids from Room 402 (2000), Boys Over Flowers (2005), Lessons of a Dream (2011), Buster's World (1984), The Guest (2014), Commitment (2013), Run & Jump (2013).

List of picked on movies

Straw Dogs (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: L.A. screenwriter David Sumner relocates with his wife, Amy, to her hometown in the deep South. There, while tensions build between them, a brewing conflict with locals becomes a threat to them both.
Style: tense, disturbing, psychological, rough, enigmatic ...
Plot: rape, home invasion, rape and revenge, small town, gang rape, infidelity, self defense, revenge, sexual humiliation, rape victim, death, teasing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: mississippi, usa, southern usa, california, new orleans
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Brave Story (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Jr. High School Student Wataru and his friends like playing in an abandond building and looking for ghosts. However it seems he is not the only one. Another mysterious student Mitsuru shows Wataru that there is a magical door to another world where ...
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, tense, manga ...
Audience: kids
Plot: destiny, adventure, bravery, supernatural, parallel world, heroic mission, escapades, rivalry, young heroes, legends and myths, good versus evil, battles ...
Place: japan
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Love Kill Kill (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Satoshi Minagawa (Kanji Tsuda), an office worker, seems like a serious person but in real life he is a maniac for porn movie collecting. Nao Aiba (Rubi Aiba), high school student, wanders the town with her friend Mami rather than go to school. ...
Style: erotic, sexy, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Plot: strong sexual content, disorder, youth, obsession, love and romance, sexual relations, partners, misfit, self discovery, gender, gays and lesbians, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
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The Kids from Room 402 (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The Kids from Room 402 is a television program that originally aired on Fox Family in the USA starting in 1999, previously aired on Teletoon, and currently airs in the UK. The show is focused primarily on the students from Room 402, as the title ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, non-linear, light, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: elementary school, mischievous children, friendship, teachers and students, social relations, high school life, childhood, newcomer, coach, youth, family, student life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
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Boys Over Flowers (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Hana Yori Dango is a Japanese television drama series, broadcast on TBS in 2005. It is based on Japanese shōjo manga series, Boys Over Flowers, written by Yoko Kamio. The series is the third television adaptation of the manga following Meteor ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, sincere, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: high school, youth, teenage love, opposites attract, cinderella story, rich man poor woman, rich and poor, bullying, love and romance, friendship, teenage life, heir ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia
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Lessons of a Dream (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An English teacher brings soccer to a German school in the 19th Century.
Style: uplifting, sentimental, feel good, serious, realistic
Plot: sport, dedicated educator, human spirit, boarding school, ambition, rivalry, hopes, sport team, teachers and students, boarding school life, youth, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: germany
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Buster's World (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The television series was based on a play by Danish author Bjarne Reuter. In 1984 Reuter published his collection Tre skuespil ("Three Plays"); a collection containing also En dag i Hector Hansens liv ("A Day in the Life of Hector ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: coming of age, boy, wizards and magicians, family relations, family, artists and showbiz, young heroes, performer's life, hopes, youth, misfit, against the odds ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: denmark
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The Guest (2014)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A soldier introduces himself to the Peterson family, claiming to be a friend of their son who died in action. After the young man is welcomed into their home, a series of accidental deaths seem to be connected to his presence.
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, atmospheric, exciting ...
Plot: halloween, murder, mysterious character, soldier, ex soldier, grief, family relations, twists and turns, family problems, dishonesty, psychopath, family in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new mexico, usa
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Commitment (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The son of a North Korean spy decides to follow in his father's footsteps to protect his little sister. After his father’s botched espionage mission, North Korean Myung-hoon and his young sister Hye-in are sent to a labor prison camp. In ...
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, tense, sad ...
Audience: teens
Plot: spy, secret agents, hitman, track down, espionage, undercover, murder, kidnapping, teenager, motorcycle, bullying, inter-korean relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north korea, korea, asia, seoul
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Run & Jump (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a stroke leaves her husband disabled and fundamentally changed, a spirited Irish wife struggles to keep her family members together. All the while they are under the microscope of an American researcher documenting their recovery process.
Style: sincere, uplifting, realistic, serious, touching ...
Plot: stroke, family relations, family life, recovery, love and romance, opposites attract, couples, family problems, family in crisis, doctors and patients, bittersweet, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
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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: school shooting, social relations, haunted by the past, youth, losing-it hero, high school, loneliness, social misfits, teenage life, high school life, bullying, murder ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: usa, iowa
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Death and Cremation (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In a typical American suburb filled with middle class morals, a lonely 59-year-old, Stan, contributes to society by offering cremation services from his basement. In fact, Stan murders neighbors he perceives to be social bullies. Jarod, a fatherless ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: cremation, vigilantism, obsession, estrangement, serial killer, mentally unstable, hidden truth, murder, missing person, teenage life, weakness, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alabama
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Foreign Letters (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A bittersweet coming-of-age film, Foreign Letters is itself a love letter to the unshakeable bond between friends. Set in the pre-email era of the 1980s, young Ellie, newly arrived to the US from Israel, anxiously waits for letters from her best ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching
Plot: coming of age, introspection, friendship, teenage life, culture clash, fish out of water, youth, society, hopes, family life, social relations, immigrants ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, israel, vietnam
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You're My Hero (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Thirteen-year-old Ramon is on the verge of many adolescent discoveries -- and the confusion that goes along with them. Shy and awkward, he's moved from town to town throughout his childhood and believes that life is about winning and losing. ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, captivating, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, youth, friendship, teenage life, idealism, society, snitch, parents and children, high school, rebelliousness, teachers and students, clergy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: spain
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Hunting Elephants (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In this hilarious crime comedy, a gifted 12-year-old boy and three elderly men plan a bank robbery in order to seek revenge on the institution for cheating the youngster after the death of his father.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, suspense ...
Plot: heist, partners, unlikely criminals, elderly, friends, disorder, cons and scams, friendship, dishonesty, youth, crimes, one last job ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, jerusalem
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The Karate Kid Part II (1986)
Genre: Action, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Mr. Miyagi and Daniel take a trip to Okinawa to visit Mr. Miyagi's dying father. After arriving Mr. Miyagi finds he still has feelings for an old love. This stirs up trouble with an old rival who he originally left Okinawa to avoid. In the mean ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, visually appealing, slasher, motivational ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: martial arts, underdog, teenager, fight, teacher, childhood, bullying, revenge, coming of age, romance, sport, family ...
Time: 80s, future, 20th century
Place: japan, okinawa, tokyo, hawaii, asia ...
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Ratcatcher (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: James Gillespie is 12 years old. The world he knew is changing. Haunted by a secret, he has become a stranger in his own family. He is drawn to the canal where he creates a world of his own. He finds an awkward tenderness with Margaret Anne, a ...
Style: disturbing, art house, atmospheric, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: poverty, coming of age, friendship, boy, neighbor, children, moving, urban decay, rat, strike, garbage, grief ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: glasgow scotland, scotland
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The Kid (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Powerful businessman Russ Duritz is self-absorbed and immersed in his work. But by the magic of the moon, he meets Rusty, a chubby, charming 8-year-old version of himself who can't believe he could turn out so badly -- with no life and no dog. ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sweet, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, indifference, disney, youth, family, unfulfillment, happy ending, bullying, supernatural, redemption, father son estrangement, cynic ...
Time: future, 60s, 2000s, contemporary, 21st century ...
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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Girls Bravo (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Small for his age, Yukinari has been bullied and abused by girls all his life. Now in high school, he has developed a rare condition: whenever girls touch him, or even come close, he breaks out in hives. Imagine his surprise, when he is suddenly ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, erotic, light ...
Plot: sexual content, friendship, parallel world, women's wrestling, teenage life, high school life, disorder, sexual tension, love and romance, misfit, magic, escape attempt ...
Place: japan, asia
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Straw Dogs (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: David Sumner, a mild-mannered academic from the United States, marries Amy, an Englishwoman. In order to escape a hectic stateside lifestyle, David and his wife relocate to the small town in rural Cornwall where Amy was raised. There, David is ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: sexual abuse, rape, home invasion, small town, rape and revenge, revenge, murder, female nudity, violent, sexual desire, brutality, sexual assault ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, cornwall, europe
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Kickin' It (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Kickin' It is an American martial arts inspired comedy television series, which debuted on June 13, 2011 on Disney XD. Created and executive produced by Jim O'Doherty, the series is rated TV-Y7 and follows the karate instructor at an ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: karate, martial arts, sport, buddies, family, friends, teenage life, friendship, teenage boy, best friends, teenage girl, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Stoker (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After India's father dies, her Uncle Charlie, who she never knew existed, comes to live with her and her unstable mother. She comes to suspect this mysterious, charming man has ulterior motives and becomes increasingly infatuated with him.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, bleak, gothic, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: antisocial behavior, under the surface, mysterious character, family problems, parents and children, psychopath, mystery, estate, family relations, masturbation, youth, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut, pennsylvania
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Mean Girls (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.
Style: light, feel good, humorous, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: teenager, high school, teenage girl, bullying, fish out of water, adolescence, popularity, jealousy, school, bad girl, rivalry, teenage life ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: africa, california, usa, illinois
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Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sometimes, it takes a strange night to put everything else into focus. And that's exactly what happens to Harold and his roommate, Kumar, when they set out to get the best stoner fix money can buy: White Castle hamburgers. Both guys are at a ...
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, absurd, teen sex comedy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: road trip, marijuana, stoners, weed, college, nothing goes right, stoner, drugs, friendship, teenager, party, racial slur ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new jersey, usa, amsterdam
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My Mad Fat Diary (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 1996 in Lincolnshire, the show tells the tragic and humorous story of a very troubled young girl Rae, who has just left a psychiatric hospital, where she has spent four months after attempting suicide, begins to reconnect with her best friend ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, emotional, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: teenager, fat girl, teenage life, youth, best friends, loneliness, depression, teenage love, adolescence, social misfits, unhappy, overweight ...
Time: year 1996, 20th century, 90s
Place: northern england, england
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The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Peter Parker is an outcast high schooler abandoned by his parents as a boy, leaving him to be raised by his Uncle Ben and Aunt May. Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to figure out who he is and how he got to be the person he is today. As Peter ...
Style: entertaining, exciting, sentimental, heroic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, family outing, girls' night, kids
Plot: superhero, super powers, good versus evil, revenge, spider man character, teenager, superhuman powers, spider, mad scientist, vigilantism, heroes, mutant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
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This Is England '86 (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: This Is England '86 is a 2010 British drama miniseries written by Shane Meadows and Jack Thorne, a spin-off from the 2006 film This Is England. Shaun has just finished his final exams and he realizes he is no longer a kid. It's mid ...
Style: emotional, disturbing, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: subculture, life is a bitch, skinhead, youth, social misfits, friendship, friends, teenage life, rebelliousness, sexual relations, adolescence, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe
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The Kite Runner (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, China, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.
Style: emotional, disturbing, inspirational, sincere, psychological ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: betrayal, friendship, muslim, childhood, redemption, coming of age, courage, guilt, rape, haunted by the past, islam, bully ...
Time: 70s, 80s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: afghanistan, middle east, california, pakistan, san francisco
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This Is England (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A story about a troubled boy growing up in England, set in 1983. He comes across a few skinheads on his way home from school, after a fight. They become his new best friends even like family. Based on experiences of director Shane Meadows.
Style: rough, emotional, political, stylized, harsh ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: skinhead, racism, childhood, crimes, neo nazi, coming of age, xenophobia, youth, friendship, prejudice, adolescence, social problems ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: england, northern england, europe, woodstock, britain
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Freaks and Geeks (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: High school mathlete Lindsay Weir rebels and begins hanging out with a crowd of burnouts (the "freaks"), while her brother Sam Weir navigates a different part of the social universe with his nerdy friends (the "geeks").
Style: humorous, light, semi serious, sitcom, captivating ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: nerd, social misfits, teenager, weed, socially awkward, friendship, coming of age, cheerleader, social relations, teenage life, teacher, teacher student relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1981, year 1980, 80s
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
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