Movies like Bang Bang You're Dead 2002

Trevor is a troubled high school student, thanks to the effects of bullying. This is the story of his fight to break free.

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1 Trade 2007

A Texas cop (Kevin Kline), whose own daughter might have been forced into sexual slavery, joins forces with a Mexican youth (Cesar Ramos) to find the boy's sister, who was abducted and forced into prostitution. Meanwhile, a Ukrainian woman who was promised a better life in America also becomes a victim.

Genre:

Thriller

Writers:

Jose Rivera (screenplay), Peter Landesman (story) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
7.4

2 The Believer 2001

A hardcore US racist skinhead who, because of his intelligence, leads a gang dedicated to fighting the enemy: the supposed American-Jewish conspiracy for domination. However, he's hiding a secret: he's Jewish-born, a brilliant scholar whose questioning of the tenets of his faith has left him angry and confused, turning against those who he thinks have a tragic history of their own making.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Henry Bean

Writers:

Henry Bean (screenplay), Henry Bean (story) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.2

3 Manic 2001

Lyle is filled with rage. After badly beating a classmate during a schoolyard fight, Lyle is committed to a juvenile mental institution in lieu of criminal prosecution. Inside the hospital, Lyle encounters a group of adolescents struggling with a variety of illnesses.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Jordan Melamed

Country:

United States of America
7.3

4 Donnie Darko 2001

After narrowly escaping a bizarre accident, a troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes.

Genres:

Fantasy, Drama, Mystery

Director:

Richard Kelly

Writer:

Richard Kelly

Country:

United States of America
8

5 The Black Balloon 2008

Thomas is turning 16. His dad's in the army and they've just moved to a town in New South Wales; his mom is pregnant; his older brother, Charlie, who's autistic, has his own adolescent sexual issues. Thomas finds Charlie an embarrassment in public, so when Thomas is attracted to Jackie, a girl in his swim class, Charlie presents any number of obstacles when she drops by their house, when the three of them go for a walk, and during a family birthday dinner. Can Thomas find a way to enter the world of teen romance and still be his brother's keeper, or is Charlie's disability going to prove more than Thomas can handle?

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Elissa Down

Writers:

Elissa Down, Jimmy Jack (as Jimmy The Exploder)

Country:

Australia
7.3

6 Archie's Final Project 2009

After declaring that he's going to film himself committing suicide for a school project, Archie videotapes his surprising interactions with worried family members, interested classmates, unreliable medical experts and the hottest girl in school.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

David Lee Miller

Writers:

Eric J. Adams (screenplay), David Lee Miller (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
7.2

7 Grind 2003

Four skaters follow their idol on his summer tour in an attempt to get noticed, get sponsored, and become stars themselves.

Genres:

Action, Comedy

Director:

Casey La Scala

Writer:

Ralph Sall

Country:

United States of America
6

8 8 Mile 2002

The setting is Detroit in 1995. The city is divided by 8 Mile, a road that splits the town in half along racial lines. A young white rapper, Jimmy "B-Rabbit" Smith Jr. summons strength within himself to cross over these arbitrary boundaries to fulfill his dream of success in hip hop. With his pal Future and the three one third in place, all he has to do is not choke.

Genres:

Drama, Music

Director:

Curtis Hanson

Writer:

Scott Silver

Country:

United States of America
7.1

9 Pathology 2008

Medical student Ted Grey graduates at the top of his class and quickly joins an elite pathology program, whose top students invite him into their circle. There he uncovers a gruesome secret: They play a game in which one tries to commit the perfect, undetectable murder, then the others compete to determine the victim's cause of death.

Genres:

Crime, Horror, Thriller

Director:

Marc Schölermann

Writers:

Mark Neveldine (as Neveldine), Brian Taylor (as Taylor)

Country:

United States of America
6

10 The Invisible 2007

After an attack leaves him in limbo -- invisible to the living and also near death -- a teenager discovers the only person who might be able help him is his attacker.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller, Science Fiction

Director:

David S. Goyer

Writers:

Mick Davis (screenplay), Christine Roum (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
6.2

11 The Experiment 2010

20 men are chosen to participate in the roles of guards and prisoners in a psychological study that ultimately spirals out of control.

Genres:

Thriller, Drama

Director:

Paul Scheuring (as Paul T. Scheuring)

Writers:

Paul Scheuring (screenplay) (as Paul T. Scheuring), Mario Giordano (novel) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.4

12 The Lookout 2007

Chris is a once promising high school athlete whose life is turned upside down following a tragic accident. As he tries to maintain a normal life, he takes a job as a janitor at a bank, where he ultimately finds himself caught up in a planned heist.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

Scott Frank

Writer:

Scott Frank

Country:

United States of America
7

13 10 Items Or Less 2006

An actor who is considering the role of a supermarket manager arrives at a grocery store on the outskirts of Los Angeles to do some field research. He subsequently becomes stranded, without a car or cell phone, and accepts a ride home with Scarlet, a cashier who is about to interview for a new job. The actor rediscovers the essence of his craft while helping Scarlet gain the confidence she needs to change her life.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Brad Silberling

Writer:

Brad Silberling

Country:

United States of America
6.6

14 13 Tzameti 2005

Sebastian, a young man, has decided to follow instructions intended for someone else, without knowing where they will take him. Something else he does not know is that Gerard Dorez, a cop on a knife-edge, is tailing him. When he reaches his destination, Sebastian falls into a degenerate, clandestine world of mental chaos behind closed doors in which men gamble on the lives of others men.

Genres:

Action, Thriller

Director:

Géla Babluani

Writer:

Géla Babluani

Country:

France
7.4

15 Alpha Dog 2006

Johnny Truelove likes to see himself as tough. He's the son of an underworld figure and a drug dealer. Johnny also likes to get tough when things don't go his way. When Jake Mazursky fails to pay up for Johnny, things get worse for the Mazursky family, as Johnny and his 'gang' kidnap Jake's 15 year old brother and holds him hostage. Problem now is what to do with 'stolen boy?'

Genres:

Crime, Drama

Director:

Nick Cassavetes

Writer:

Nick Cassavetes

Country:

United States of America
6.9

16 Lords Of Dogtown 2005

"Lords of Dogtown" tells the radical true story behind three teenage surfers from Venice Beach, California, who took skateboarding to the extreme and changed the world of sports forever. Stacy Peralta (John Robinson, Elephant), Tony Alva (Victor Rasuk, Raising Victor Vargas) and Jay Adams (Emile Hirsch, The Girl Next Door) are the Z-Boys, a bunch of nobodies until they create a new style of skateboarding that becomes a worldwide phenomenon. But when their hobby becomes a business, the success shreds their friendship. Directed by Catherine Hardwicke (Thirteen) and written by Stacy Peralta, Lords of Dogtown is "...a dazzling daredevil ride." (Peter Travers, Rollng Stone)

Genres:

Drama, Action

Writer:

Stacy Peralta

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
7.1

17 Trust 2010

A suburban family is torn apart when fourteen-year-old Annie meets her first boyfriend online. After months of communicating via online chat and phone, Annie discovers her friend is not who he originally claimed to be. Shocked into disbelief, her parents are shattered by their daughter's actions and struggle to support her as she comes to terms with what has happened to her once innocent life.

Genres:

Crime, Drama, Thriller

Director:

David Schwimmer

Country:

United States of America
6.9

18 Disturbia 2007

Kale is a 17-year-old placed under house arrest after punching his teacher. He is confined to his house, and decides to use his free time spying on his neighbors. Things start to get weird when guests enter the Turner's house and don't come back out. Kale and his friends, Ronnie and Ashley, start to grow more and more interested in what is actually happening within the house of Robert Turner.

Genres:

Thriller, Drama, Mystery

Director:

D.J. Caruso

Writers:

Christopher Landon (screenplay), Carl Ellsworth (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.8

19 Down In The Valley 2005

On a trip to the beach, a teenage girl named Tobe meets a charismatic stranger named Harlan, who dresses like a cowboy and claims to be a former ranch hand. The pair feel an instant attraction and begin a relationship, but her father, a lawman, is suspicious of her lover.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

David Jacobson

Writer:

David Jacobson

Country:

United States of America
6.4

20 Chapter 27 2007

The movie takes place in the three days leading up to Lennon's murder and is intended to be an exploration of Chapman's psyche, without putting substantial emphasis on the murder. The title "Chapter 27" suggests a continuation of J.D. Salinger's novel The Catcher in the Rye, which has 26 chapters, and which Chapman was carrying when he shot Lennon. Chapman was obsessed with the book, to the point

Genre:

Drama

Director:

J.P. Schaefer

Writers:

J.P. Schaefer, Jack Jones (inspired by the book "Let Me Take You Down")

Country:

United States of America
5.7

21 An American Crime 2007

The true story of suburban housewife Gertrude Baniszewski, who kept a teenage girl locked in the basement of her Indiana home during the 1960s.

Genres:

Crime, Drama

Director:

Tommy O'Haver

Country:

United States of America
7.3

22 Teenage Dirtbag 2009

A popular high school girl is harassed by a delinquent boy until they are placed in creative writing class together. Through written words, they create a bond, but tragically a bond that cannot withstand her social pressures or his brutal home life.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Regina Crosby

Writer:

Regina Crosby

Country:

United States of America
7

23 Funny Games U.S. 2007

When Ann, husband George, and son Georgie arrive at their holiday home they are visited by a pair of polite and seemingly pleasant young men. Armed with deceptively sweet smiles and some golf clubs, they proceed to terrorize and torture the tight-knit clan, giving them until the next day to survive.

Genres:

Crime, Horror, Thriller, Drama

Director:

Michael Haneke

Writer:

Michael Haneke

Countries:

Austria, France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom, United States of America
6.6

24 Green Street 2005

After being wrongfully expelled from Harvard University, American Matt Buckner flees to his sister's home in England. Once there, he is befriended by her charming and dangerous brother-in-law, Pete Dunham, and introduced to the underworld of British football hooliganism. Matt learns to stand his ground through a friendship that develops against the backdrop of this secret and often violent world. 'Green Street Hooligans' is a story of loyalty, trust and the sometimes brutal consequences of living close to the edge.

Genres:

Crime, Drama

Director:

Lexi Alexander

Writers:

Lexi Alexander (story), Dougie Brimson (story) | 3 more credits »

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
7.5