Movies like Gardens Of The Night 2008

After being abducted as children, and suffering years of abuse, a teenage boy and girl find themselves living on the street.

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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 White Oleander 2002

A teenager journeys through a series of foster homes after her mother goes to prison for committing a crime of passion.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Peter Kosminsky

Writers:

Janet Fitch (novel), Mary Agnes Donoghue (screenplay)

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
7.1

4 Hounddog 2007

A drama set in the American South, where a precocious, troubled girl finds a safe haven in the music and movement of Elvis Presley.

Genres:

Drama, Music

Director:

Deborah Kampmeier

Country:

United States of America
6.3

5 The Lovely Bones 2009

After being brutally murdered, 14-year-old Susie Salmon watches from heaven over her grief-stricken family -- and her killer. As she observes their daily lives, she must balance her thirst for revenge with her desire for her family to heal.

Genres:

Fantasy, Drama

Director:

Peter Jackson

Writers:

Fran Walsh (screenplay), Philippa Boyens (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

United Kingdom, New Zealand, United States of America
6.7

6 Candy 2006

A poet falls in love with an art student, who gravitates to his bohemian lifestyle -- and his love of heroin. Hooked as much on one another as they are on the drug, their relationship alternates between states of oblivion, self-destruction, and despair.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Neil Armfield

Writers:

Luke Davies (novel), Neil Armfield (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

Australia
7.3

7 Thirteen 2003

Tracy is a normal 13-year-old trying to make it in school. After befriending the most popular girl at school, Evie, Tracy's world is turned upside down when Evie introduces her to a world of sex, drugs and cash. But it isn't long before Tracy's new world and attitude finally takes a toll on her, her family, and old friends.

Genre:

Drama

Country:

United States of America
6.8

8 Riding In Cars With Boys 2001

A single mother, with dreams of becoming a writer, has a son at the age of 15 in 1965, and goes through a failed marriage with the drug-addicted father.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Penny Marshall

Writers:

Beverly D'Onofrio (book), Morgan Ward (screenplay) (as Morgan Upton Ward)

Country:

United States of America
6.5

9 Girl, Interrupted 1999

Set in the changing world of the late 1960s, Susanna Kaysen's prescribed "short rest" from a psychiatrist she had met only once becomes a strange, unknown journey into Alice's Wonderland, where she struggles with the thin line between normal and crazy. Susanna soon realizes how hard it is to get out once she has been committed, and she ultimately has to choose between the world of people who belong inside or the difficult world of reality outside.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

James Mangold

Writers:

Susanna Kaysen (book), James Mangold (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
7.3

10 Keith 2008

Natalie (Elisabeth Harnois) is high school royalty, but her queen bee status falls apart when she falls for the new guy at school. Although Keith (Jesse McCartney) ignores her at first, they soon become friends -- even though Natalie suspects that Keith has something to hide. As the free-spirited Keith shows Natalie how to embrace what life offers, they grow closer -- until a secret tests the bounds of their relationship

Genres:

Drama, Family, Romance

Director:

Todd Kessler

Writers:

David Zabel (screenplay), Todd Kessler (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.4

11 The Life Before Her Eyes 2007

As the 15th anniversary of a fatal high school shooting approaches, former pupil Diana McFee is haunted by memories of the tragedy. After losing her best friend Maureen in the attack, Diana has been profoundly affected by the incident - her seemingly perfect life shaped by the events of that day.

Genres:

Thriller, Drama, Mystery

Director:

Vadim Perelman

Writers:

Laura Kasischke (novel), Emil Stern (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
6.3

12 Monster 2003

An emotionally scarred highway drifter shoots a sadistic trick who rapes her, and ultimately becomes America's first female serial killer.

Genres:

Crime, Drama

Director:

Patty Jenkins

Writer:

Patty Jenkins

Country:

United States of America
7.3

13 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

14 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

15 2:37 2006

A contemporary, ensemble drama telling the complex tale of six high school students whose lives are interwoven with situations that so many of today's youth are faced with. The story takes place during a normal school day. At precisely 2:37 a tragedy will occur, affecting the lives of a group of students and their teachers. As the story unfolds, the individual stories of the six teenagers are revealed, each with its own explosive significance. An unwanted pregnancy unravels a terrible, dark secret; all is not as it appears for the seemingly confident school football hero; an outcast must deal with everyday taunts from his peers; a beautiful young girl battles an eating disorder; a stellar student constantly struggles to win his parents' approval; while another uses drugs to escape from his own demons.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Murali K. Thalluri

Country:

Australia
6.8

16 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

17 The Babysitters 2007

Seventeen-year-old Shirley is a good student who works as a babysitter in order to make money for college. One night Michael, a father Shirley works for, confesses he's unhappy with married life. Shirley has a crush on Michael, and seizes this moment to kiss him. Michael is so happy he presents Shirley with a big tip, which gives her an idea. Shirley plans to make extra money by setting up her teenage friends with other unhappy fathers.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

David Ross

Writer:

David Ross

Country:

United States of America
5.6

18 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

19 Daydream Nation 2010

Forced to move to a boring backwater town, a teenager embarks on affairs with a teacher and a stoner classmate.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Michael Goldbach (as Mike Goldbach)

Writers:

Michael Goldbach (as Mike Goldbach), Jacob Tierney (story editor)

Country:

Canada
6.4

20 Speak 2004

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 hide her secret: that star senior Andy raped her at the party. But Melinda does manage to find solace in her art class headed by Mr. Freeman.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Jessica Sharzer

Writers:

Laurie Halse Anderson (novel), Jessica Sharzer (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.3

21 Hick 2011

A pistol-packing teen meets an unstable rebel and a cocaine-snorting drifter as she hitchhikes her way out West.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Derick Martini

Writers:

Andrea Portes (screenplay), Andrea Portes (novel)

Country:

United States of America
5.6

22 Twelve 2010

A young drug dealer watches as his high-rolling life is dismantled in the wake of his cousin's murder, which sees his best friend arrested for the crime.

Genres:

Thriller, Drama, Action, Crime

Director:

Joel Schumacher

Writers:

Jordan Melamed (screenplay), Nick McDonell (novel)

Countries:

France, United States of America
5.7

23 Gimme Shelter 2014

The landmark documentary about the tragically ill-fated Rolling Stones free concert at Altamont Speedway on December 6, 1969. Only four months earlier, Woodstock defined the Love Generation; now it lay in ruins on a desolate racetrack six miles outside of San Francisco.

Genres:

Documentary, Music

Country:

United States of America
7.9

24 Crackheads Gone Wild 2006

Crackheads Gone Wild is a documentary about cocaine users in Atlanta.

Genre:

Documentary