Most Similar Movies to Short Term 12 (2013)


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Radio Flyer (1992), Palindromes (2004), Mysterious Skin (2004), Live Flesh (1997), Magnolia (1999), The Color Purple (1985), Detachment (2011) ... Let's take a look at the following list...

Radio Flyer (1992)

Radio Flyer (1992)

7.0/10 Drama

A father recounts a dark period of his childhood when he and his little brother lived in the suburbs.

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Palindromes (2004)

Palindromes (2004)

6.7/10 Comedy, Drama

Aviva is thirteen, awkward and sensitive. Her mother Joyce is warm and loving, as is her father, Steve, a regular guy who does have a fierce temper from time to time. The film revolves around her family, friends and neighbors.

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Mysterious Skin (2004)

Mysterious Skin (2004)

7.6/10 Drama

A teenage hustler and a young man obsessed with alien abductions cross paths, together discovering a horrible, liberating truth.

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Live Flesh (1997)

Live Flesh (1997)

7.4/10 Drama

After leaving jail, Víctor is still in love with Elena, but she's married to the former cop -now basketball player- who became paralysed by a shot from Víctor's gun...

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Magnolia (1999)

Magnolia (1999)

8.0/10 Drama

An epic mosaic of interrelated characters in search of love, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.

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The Color Purple (1985)

The Color Purple (1985)

7.8/10 Drama

A black Southern woman struggles to find her identity after suffering abuse from her father and others over four decades.

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Detachment (2011)

Detachment (2011)

7.7/10 Drama

A substitute teacher who drifts from classroom to classroom finds a connection to the students and teachers during his latest assignment.

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Dear Frankie (2004)

Dear Frankie (2004)

7.7/10 Romance, Drama

After having responded to her son's numerous letters in the guise of his father, a woman hires a stranger to pose as his dad when meeting him.

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Desert Flower (2009)

Desert Flower (2009)

7.4/10 Drama, Biography

Waris Dirie, born 1965 in Somalia, flees at 13 when sold as 4th wife. She's maid at the Somalian embassy in London, then McDonald's, where she's discovered and becomes int'l top model. 1997, she speaks up against female genital mutilation.

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Precious (2009)

Precious (2009)

7.3/10 Drama

In New York City's Harlem circa 1987, an overweight, abused, illiterate teen who is pregnant with her second child is invited to enroll in an alternative school in hopes that her life can head in a new direction.

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The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane (1976)

The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane (1976)

7.1/10 Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

13-year-old Rynn Jacobs lives alone in a high-class Quebec small town, but unknown to the neighbors, she is leading a secret and dangerous life.

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Return to the Blue Lagoon (1991)

Return to the Blue Lagoon (1991)

5.2/10 Adventure, Drama, Romance

In this sequel to The Blue Lagoon (1980), two children are stranded on a beautiful island in the South Pacific. With no adults to guide them, the two make a simple life together and eventually become suntanned teenagers in love.

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Harold and Maude (1971)

Harold and Maude (1971)

7.9/10 Comedy, Romance, Drama

Young, rich, and obsessed with death, Harold finds himself changed forever when he meets lively septuagenarian Maude at a funeral.

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Rushmore (1998)

Rushmore (1998)

7.7/10 Comedy, Drama

The extracurricular king of Rushmore Preparatory School is put on academic probation.

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Sleepers (1996)

Sleepers (1996)

7.6/10 Crime, Drama, Thriller

After a prank goes disastrously wrong, a group of boys are sent to a detention center where they are brutalized. Thirteen years later, they get their chance for revenge.

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Tyrannosaur (2011)

Tyrannosaur (2011)

7.6/10 Drama

Joseph, a man plagued by violence and a rage that is driving him to self-destruction, earns a chance of redemption that appears in the form of Hannah, a Christian charity shop worker.

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The Blind Side (2009)

The Blind Side (2009)

7.6/10 Drama, Biography

The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All-American football player and first-round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring woman and her family.

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Sweet Sixteen (2002)

Sweet Sixteen (2002)

7.4/10 Drama, Crime

Determined to have a normal family life once his mother gets out of prison, a Scottish teenager from a tough background sets out to raise the money for a home.

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Dolores Claiborne (1995)

Dolores Claiborne (1995)

7.4/10 Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A big-city reporter travels to the small town where her mother has been arrested for the murder of an elderly woman that she works for as a maid.

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Girl, Interrupted (1999)

Girl, Interrupted (1999)

7.3/10 Biography, Drama

Based on writer Susanna Kaysen's account of her 18-month stay at a mental hospital in the late 1960s.

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This Boy's Life (1993)

This Boy's Life (1993)

7.3/10 Drama, Biography

The story about the relationship between a rebellious 1950s teenager and his abusive stepfather, based on the memoirs of writer and literature Professor Tobias Wolff.

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