Movies like Me Without You 2001

During a long, hot summer in seventies London, young neighbors Holly and Marina make a childhood pact to be friends forever. For Marina, troubled, fiercely independent, determined to try everything, Holly stays the only constant in a life of divorcing parents, experimental drugs and fashionable self-destruction. But for Holly, a friendship that has never been equal gradually starts to feel like a trap.

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1 Somersault 2004

Australian teenager Heidi is left with little choice but to leave home after she's caught red-handed with her mother's boyfriend. With few options, Heidi ends up in Jindabyne, a tourist community. Upon meeting Joe at a bar, she pursues a relationship with him and tries to find something resembling a normal home life. Heidi makes small strides by getting a job and finding a place to stay, but her relationship with Joe must overcome more than its share of hurdles.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Cate Shortland

Writer:

Cate Shortland

Country:

Australia
6.7

2 Pretty Persuasion 2005

A 15-year-old girl incites chaos among her friends and a media frenzy when she accuses her drama teacher of sexual harassment.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Marcos Siega

Writer:

Skander Halim

Country:

United States of America
6.5

3 The Rules Of Attraction 2002

The incredibly spoiled and overprivileged students of Camden College are a backdrop for an unusual love triangle between a drug dealer, a virgin and a bisexual classmate.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Roger Avary

Writers:

Bret Easton Ellis (novel), Roger Avary (screenplay)

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
6.7

4 The Virgin Suicides 1999

A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Sofia Coppola

Writers:

Jeffrey Eugenides (novel), Sofia Coppola

Country:

United States of America
7.2

5 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

6 Prozac Nation 2001

Elizabeth is on the verge of losing her grip on life after she leaves her emotionally fraught home to start college. Quickly, her life takes a turn for the worse: She clashes with her roommate and decides her boyfriend, Rafe, is her sole salvation. Her psychiatrist prescribes Prozac … but is that her only choice?

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Erik Skjoldbjærg

Writers:

Elizabeth Wurtzel (based on the book by), Galt Niederhoffer (adaptation) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
6.3

7 Heavenly Creatures 1994

Wealthy and precocious teenager Juliet transfers from England to New Zealand with her family, and soon befriends the quiet, brooding Pauline through their shared love of fantasy and literature. When their parents begin to suspect that their increasingly intense and obsessive bond is becoming unhealthy, the girls hatch a dark plan for those who threaten to keep them apart.

Genres:

Drama, Fantasy

Director:

Peter Jackson

Writers:

Fran Walsh (screenplay) (as Frances Walsh), Peter Jackson (screenplay)

Country:

New Zealand
7.3

8 Reality Bites 1994

A small circle of friends suffering from post-collegiate blues must confront the hard truth about life, love and the pursuit of gainful employment. As they struggle to map out survival guides for the future, the Gen-X quartet soon begins to realize that reality isn't all it's cracked up to be.

Genres:

Drama, Comedy, Romance

Director:

Ben Stiller

Writer:

Helen Childress

Country:

United States of America
6.6

9 The Greatest 2009

Teenagers Rose and Bennett were in love, and then a car crash claimed Bennett's life. He left behind a grieving mother, father and younger brother, and Rose was left all alone. She has no family to turn to for support, so when she finds out she's pregnant, she winds up at the Brewer's door. She needs their help, and although they can't quite admit it, they each need her so they can begin to heal.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Shana Feste

Writer:

Shana Feste

Country:

United States of America
6.6

10 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

11 200 Cigarettes 1999

A collection of twentysomethings try to cope with relationships, loneliness, desire and their individual neuroses.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Risa Bramon Garcia

Writer:

Shana Larsen

Country:

United States of America
6

12 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

13 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

14 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

15 Veronika Decides To Die 2009

After a frantic suicide attempt, Veronika awakens inside a mysterious mental asylum. Under the supervision of an unorthodox psychiatrist who specializes in controversial treatment, Veronika learns that she has only weeks to live.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Emily Young

Writers:

Paulo Coelho (book), Larry Gross | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.4

16 Boys Don't Cry 1999

Female born, Teena Brandon adopts his male identity of Brandon Teena and attempts to find himself and love in Nebraska.

Genres:

Crime, Drama

Director:

Kimberly Peirce

Country:

United States of America
7.5

17 Factory Girl 2006

In the mid-1960s, wealthy debutant Edie Sedgwick meets artist Andy Warhol. She joins Warhol's famous Factory and becomes his muse. Although she seems to have it all, Edie cannot have the love she craves from Andy, and she has an affair with a charismatic musician, who pushes her to seek independence from the artist and the milieu.

Genres:

Drama, History

Writers:

Captain Mauzner (screenplay), Simon Monjack (story) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.5

18 My Summer Of Love 2004

In the Yorkshire countryside, working-class tomboy Mona meets the exotic, pampered Tasmin. Over the summer season, the two young women discover they have much to teach one another, and much to explore together.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Pawel Pawlikowski

Writers:

Helen Cross (novel), Pawel Pawlikowski | 1 more credit »

Country:

United Kingdom
6.7

19 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

20 Crazy/beautiful 2001

At Pacific Palisades High, a poor Latino falls hard for a troubled girl from the affluent neighborhood.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

John Stockwell

Country:

United States of America
6.5

21 Sylvia 2003

Story of the relationship between the poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Christine Jeffs

Writer:

John Brownlow (screenplay)

Country:

United Kingdom
6.3

22 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

23 Unmade Beds 2009

Axl wants to find his long-lost father and rediscover his past. Vera just wants to forget hers as she tries to move on from heartbreak. Their stories come together in the melting-pot of 21st century London.

Genres:

Romance, Comedy, Drama

Director:

Alexis Dos Santos

Writers:

Alexis Dos Santos, Marianela Maldonado (collaborating writer)

Country:

United Kingdom
6.6

24 Normal Adolescent Behavior 2007

High school student Wendy has an odd relationship with her five friends: They're openly sexual with each other, swapping partners every week. But this is all thrown into turmoil when she meets Sean, a new student in school who has a crush on her. Wendy wants to be with Sean, but doesn't want to disappoint her friends, whom she has known since grade school. When she does decide to leave them, her best friend, Billie, threatens revenge.

Genres:

Romance, Drama

Director:

Beth Schacter

Writer:

Beth Schacter

Country:

United States of America
5.2