Dropout movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant dropout movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, weird, suspense, talky and interesting films and TV shows about / with dropout, mentor, catastrophe, dialogue, culture clash, storytelling, suprisingly clever, society, husband wife relationship and police plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Italy and other countries.
dropout movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as dropout: 911 Nightmare (2016), The Paper Chase (1973), The Gypsy (1975), Grease (1978), Vice (2018), Blue Valentine (2010), Screwball Hotel (1988), Body Scent (1983), Purple Haze (1982), Prologue (1970).

List of dropout movies

911 Nightmare (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Officer Chris McCullers was gravely injured in a shootout and now works on 911-dispatch. Resentful that her career has ended up here, Chris receives a call from a scared kid and dismisses it as a prank. The next day, she learns that the call was all ...
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: 911, cold case, murder, murder investigation, murder mystery, fighting crime, crime solving, uncover truth, guilty conscience, lifetime, saving a life, race against time ...
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The Paper Chase (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A first-year law student struggles with balancing his coursework and his relationship with the daughter of a stern professor.
Style: intense, serious, uplifting, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: college, law student, lawyer, justice, love story, betrayal, legal, college life, student life, youth, studying, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: harvard university, california, usa, boston
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The Gypsy (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Hugo Sennart is a French Gypsy, wanted by the police for theft. The same inspector who's searching for him is also looking for a jewel thief, Yan Kuq, whose wife has died under suspicious circumstance just after a major burglary. The Gypsy ...
Plot: gypsy, police officer, dropout, car accident, caravan, gunfight, fishing, beach, police raid, police chase, eiffel tower paris, hold up ...
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Grease (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Australian good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. But when they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance despite their eccentric friends?
Style: feel good, light, sentimental, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, kids, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: high school, opposites attract, teenage love, coming of age, first love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dancing, love, teenager, makeover, dance contest, romance ...
Time: year 1959, 50s, 80s, 20th century, year 1958 ...
Place: california, australia, usa, los angeles
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Vice (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: George W. Bush picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co., to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney's impressive résumé includes stints as White House chief of staff, House ...
Style: political, captivating, realistic, psychological, cynical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: u.s. president, u.s. vice president, usa politics, war on terror, u.s. government, iraq war, vice president, political campaign, heart attack, al qaeda, republican party, hospital ...
Time: september 11 2001, year 1963, 21st century, 20th century, year 1980 ...
Place: washington d.c., cambodia, wyoming, usa, america ...
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Blue Valentine (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dean and Cindy live a quiet life in a modest neighborhood. They appear to have the world at their feet at the outset of the relationship. However, his lack of ambition and her retreat into self-absorption cause potentially irreversible cracks in ...
Style: emotional, touching, romantic, psychological, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: marriage, dysfunctional family, depression, couple relations, crumbling marriage, lust, marital problem, romance, husband wife relationship, love story, relationships, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, pennsylvania, usa, brooklyn new york city, florida
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Screwball Hotel (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Three boys drop out of military school. They get jobs working at a hotel, but it's about to go under. They decide to help the owner raise enough money to stay in business. They prove that sex sells by holding "Miss Purity Pageant" ...
Style: sex comedy, teen comedy
Audience: teens
Plot: teenager, woman on top, female on male rape, screwball, male female relationship, teasing, friend, friendship, dropout, hotel, seduction, drug use ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida
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Body Scent (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Due to misunderstanding and hard life, a man divorces his wife and leaves the city. He comes to a new environment, meeting new people and new wife. Crucified between two worlds, he does everything to bring her two sons on the right track, and ...
Plot: police, father son relationship, friendship, husband wife relationship, death, friend, bitterness, male female relationship, perversion, boxing, worker, sex ...
Place: former yugoslavia
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Purple Haze (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's dynamite stuff.
Plot: father son relationship, college, friendship, dj, vietnam war, coming of age, drugs, summer, homecoming, dormitory, military service, dropout ...
Time: year 1968, 60s
Place: minnesota
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Prologue (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Robin Spry, Prologue was the first Canadian film to screen at the Venice Film Festival. Set and filmed during the sixties, this fiction feature tells the story of a young Montrealer who edits an underground newspaper ...
Style: political, cinema verite
Plot: politics, dropout, counterculture, deserter, frustration, college, friendship, roommate, philosophy, underground, girlfriend, political activist ...
Time: 60s
Place: montreal
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In Search Of America (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The producers of In Search of America never declared outright that the made-for-TV film was intended as a series pilot, but there sure are plenty of loose plot ends. Carl Betz and Vera Miles play the parents of shaggy-haired college dropout Jeff ...
Style: tv series pilot
Plot: hippie, bus trip, dropout, family relations, father son relationship, pregnancy, rock concert, grandmother grandson relationship, highway travel, pregnant woman, bus, birth ...
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The Cop & the Girl (1985)
Genre: Action, Romance, Thriller
Country: West Germany, Austria
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A tough cop but his life in ruins. His superiors are only looking for a reason to sack him. The girl is 17 years old and lives on the street. As the cop helps her one night, she steals his gun and flees. He should report the loss of his gun to his ...
Style: neo noir
Plot: hiding place, brutality, femme fatale, car theft, teenage girl, pimp, railway, on the run, observation, older man young girl relationship, tragic love, rocker ...
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Il minestrone (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Rome,1960.Four different people meet each other on Olympic games.They follow games and become friends talking about their sad lifes.
Style: ambiguous ending
Plot: countryside, suicide attempt, prophet, thief, surrealism, funeral, dream, wandering, hospital, hunger, poverty, jail ...
Place: italy, tuscany, rome italy
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Slacker (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Presents a day in the life in Austin, Texas among its social outcasts and misfits, predominantly the twenty-something set, using a series of linear vignettes. These characters, who in some manner just don't fit into the establishment norms, ...
Style: thought provoking, philosophical, art house, surreal, cerebral ...
Audience: teens
Plot: anarchist, anarchism, slacker, coming of age, philosophy, writers, loser, twenty something, teenager, satire, obsession, conspiracy theory ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, austin texas, usa, houston texas, dallas texas ...
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The Trial of Billy Jack (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: After Billy Jack in sentenced to four years in prison for the "involuntary manslaughter" of the first film, the Freedom School expands and flourishes under the guidance of Jean Roberts. The utopian existence of the school is characterized ...
Style: political, suspense, rough, suspenseful, thought provoking ...
Plot: martial arts, hippie, native american, politics, heroes, school, strong violent content, injustice, journalism, rivalry, rebellion, fighting the system ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972, year 1970, year 1968
Place: new mexico, arizona, usa, vietnam
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The Last Chase (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Twenty years after the American people have been told the oil has run out and disease has scared them into complacency, the United States has become a fascist state. One man, former race car driver Franklyn Hart, now a puppet spokesman for public ...
Style: road movie, exciting, serious, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: distopia, post apocalypse, car, exploitation, terror, racecar driver, gas station, car chase, chase, on the road, chaos, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, distant future
Place: california, usa
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Delivered (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: College dropout Will Sherman works as a pizza delivery boy. One night he delivers a pizza at the house where the guy who ordered pizza was just killed. The murderer, Reed, soon realizes that Will is a witness and begins to follow him.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: serial killer, murder, college, witnessing a crime, stalking, crimes, college dropout, psychopath, graphic violence, hippie, pizza delivery boy, pizzeria ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: seattle, washington d.c.
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Grease Live! (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: After enjoying a holiday romance, high school students Danny and Sandy are unexpectedly reunited when she transfers to Rydell High, where she must contend with cynical Rizzo and the Pink Ladies.
Style: feel good, light, lyrical, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dancing, romance, cheerleading, high school life, teenage love, friends, coming of age, youth, live performance, teenager, powerful ending, manipulation ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1959
Place: usa
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Trust (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After being thrown away from home, pregnant high school dropout Maria meets Matthew, a highly educated and extremely moody electronics repairman. The two begin an unusual romance built on their sense of mutual admiration and trust.
Style: surreal, realistic, talky, humorous, witty ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, age difference, love and romance, coming of age, bittersweet, dark humor, redemption, parenthood, life & death, creativity, twists and turns, great dialogue ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, long island
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Stand and Deliver (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Jaime Escalante is a mathematics teacher in a school in a hispanic neighbourhood. Convinced that his students have potential, he adopts unconventional teaching methods to try and turn gang members and no-hopers into some of the country's top ...
Style: inspirational, touching, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night, family outing, teen drama
Plot: teacher, education, teenager, mathematics, high school, school, dedicated educator, gang, civil rights, bullying, coming of age, idealism ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Vagabond (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Mona Bergeron is dead, her frozen body found in a ditch in the French countryside. From this, the film flashes back to the weeks leading up to her death. Through these flashbacks, Mona gradually declines as she travels from place to place, taking ...
Style: road movie, thought provoking, disturbing, art house, sincere ...
Plot: homeless, wine, cold weather, loneliness, feminist, travel, female nudity, death, freedom, dark humor, melancholy, corpse ...
Time: 80s, 18th century, 20th century
Place: france, tokyo, new jersey, europe, italy ...
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Parenthood (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The story of the Buckman family and friends, attempting to bring up their children. They suffer/enjoy all the events that occur: estranged relatives, the "black sheep" of the family, the eccentrics, the skeletons in the closet, and the ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dysfunctional family, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, brother sister relationship, brother brother relationship, father daughter relationship, family relations, teenage girl, single mother, little boy, little girl, sexual awakening ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: missouri, st. louis missouri
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The Man Who Sued God (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A lawyer becomes a fisherman from frustration. When his one piece of property, his boat, is struck by lightning and destroyed he is denied insurance money because it was “an act of God”. He re-registers as a lawyer and sues the insurance company ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: courtroom, insurance, media, legal, partners, journalism, rivalry, fighting the system, dishonesty, courtroom drama, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
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The Great Ecstasy of Robert Carmichael (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a small English coastal town, three teenage boys are drawn into a world of temptation and violence. Bored, troubled and excluded, the boys are unable to accept or even recognise moral boundaries. Their actions move inexorably towards a truly ...
Style: disturbing, brutal, suspense, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: rape, teenage rape, gang, cruelty, brutality, teenager, juvenile delinquency, drug use, drugs, drugged, drug abuse, violent ...
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Free Rainer (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Frustrated, because he is forced to produce bad TV-shows, a manager of a TV-station, enters the station and manipulates the ratings, to initiate a TV-revolution.
Style: feel good, serious, realistic, melancholic, humorous ...
Plot: power of media, starting over, media satire, misfit, media, dishonesty, society, unemployment, assassination, hacker, irresponsible, redemption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe
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Brother Sun, Sister Moon (1972)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: This is a dramatization of events in the life of St. Francis of Assisi from before his conversion experience through his audience with the pope, including his friendship with St. Clare.
Style: scenic, touching, sexy, spiritual, philosophical ...
Plot: saint, clergy, christian, medieval, religion, leper, catholicism, idealism, freedom, christianity, catholic, pagan ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, jerusalem
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A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A diamond advocate is attempting to steal a collection of diamonds, yet troubles arise when he realizes that he is not the only one after the diamonds.
Style: funny, humorous, satirical, witty, sexy ...
Plot: heist, screwball, zoophilia, con artists, jewelry, dark humor, satire, betrayal, hitman, crimes, american abroad, revenge ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, california, europe, britain, tower bridge london ...
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The Five Senses (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Three sets of tenants in a live/work building have daily lives and/or current stories acutely involving one or more of the five senses.
Style: touching, emotional, clever, psychological, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: multiple storylines, loneliness, existentialism, melancholy, looking for love, family problems, love and romance, unfulfillment, voyeurism, missing person, polyamory, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, milan italy, toronto ontario canada
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Across the Universe (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 133 min.
Story: When young dockworker Jude leaves Liverpool to find his estranged father in America, he is swept up by the waves of change that are re-shaping the nation. Jude falls in love with Lucy, a rich but sheltered American girl who joins the growing ...
Style: surreal, stylized, psychedelic, sexy, light ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night
Plot: freedom, anti war, music, hippie, vietnam war, romance, love, political unrest, dancing, artist, cultural difference, justice ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: new york, usa, liverpool, detroit, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
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Around the Fire (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Simon is an intelligent and privileged young man whose family expects him to become a Princeton graduate. Crying out for attention from his reserved and cool hearted family, Simon commits numerous petty crimes and is soon sent away to boarding ...
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, touching
Plot: rehabilitation, addiction, boarding school, youth, life is a bitch, teenage life, love and romance, society, friends, social differences, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 90s
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