10 best movies like Beach Rats (2017)

Movies similar to Beach Rats (2017): Avengers: Endgame, Jexi, Undone, Descendants 3, Daybreak, Low Tide, K-12, I Love You, Now Die: The Commonwealth v. Michelle Carter, Giant Little Ones, The Kissing Booth.

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Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Mark9 (imdb: 8.5)
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA
Duration02:36
CharactersSuperhero, Raccoons, Gods, Friends, Heroes
PlotLove, Apocalypse, Time travel
PlaceSpace, USA, Spaceships
StyleMarvel, Long, Exciting, Popular

After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War, the universe is in ruins due to the efforts of the Mad Titan, Thanos. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers must assemble once more in order to undo Thanos' actions and restore order to the universe once and for all, no matter what consequences may be in store.

Jexi (2019)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy
Duration02:26
CharactersFriends
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Love, Loneliness, Technology
PlaceUSA
StyleLight

Phil's new phone comes with an unexpected feature, Jexi...an A.I. determined to keep him all to herself in a comedy about what can happen when you love your phone more than all else.

Undone (2019)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefantasy, drama
Duration02:11
CharactersFamily, Friends, Girlfriends, Fathers
PlotLove, Loneliness, Time travel, Investigation
PlaceOffice, USA
StyleExciting

After getting into a near fatal car accident, Alma discovers she has a new relationship with time and uses this ability to find out the truth about her father’s death.

Descendants 3 (2019)
Mark4 (imdb: 6.8)
Genreadventure, family
Duration01:40
CharactersTeens, Friends, Lifeguards, Dragons
PlotLove, Adventure
StyleFascinating

The teenagers of Disney's most infamous villains return to the Isle of the Lost to recruit a new batch of villainous offspring to join them at Auradon Prep.

Daybreak (2019)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, comedy, melodrama
Duration02:51
CharactersTeens, Friends, Gangsters
PlotLove, Fight, Death, Fear, Confrontation
PlaceUSA

Living his best life in post-apocalyptic LA, a slacker strives to find the girl of his dreams while outwitting mindless ghouls and cliquish gangs.

Low Tide (2019)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, drama
Duration02:06
CharactersTeens, Brothers, Friends
PlotAdventure, Money, Relationship, Fidelity
PlaceUSA
StyleDisturbing, Action

Alan, Red, and Smitty spend high summer on the Jersey Shore roving the boardwalk and getting into trouble. But the discovery of good old fashioned treasure sets the friends on an escalating course of suspicion and violence in this atmospheric thriller.

K-12 (2019)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, fantasy
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Parents, Friends, Girlfriends, Pupils
PlotParenting
PlaceSchool, USA

Cry Baby, a strong and sensitive girl, is sent off to a disturbing sleepaway school that’s hidden underneath a grandiose façade. Luckily, she has a sweet and unapologetic best friend who sticks up for her when she gets bullied by the other students whose brains are under control by the Principal and his wicked staff. With the help of the magical friends they meet along the way, as well as an Angelic Spirit Guide, they are able to gain the strength they need to fight off the school’s belligerent patriarchal conditioning.

I Love You, Now Die: The Commonwealth v. Michelle Carter (2019)
CharactersTeens
PlotLove, Relationship
PlaceUSA

Teen Michelle Carter’s actions shocked a nation — but what really happened behind closed doors?

Giant Little Ones (2019)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 7.2)
Genredrama
Duration02:23
CharactersTeens, Gay
PlotLove, Relationship, Growing up
PlaceSchool
StyleFascinating

Two popular teen boys, best friends since childhood, discover their lives, families, and girlfriends dramatically upended after an unexpected incident occurs on the night of a 17th birthday party.

The Kissing Booth (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:42
CharactersFriends, Teens
PlotMotorcycles, Love, First love
PlaceSchool
TimeGraduation
StyleFor girls, Netflix, By books, Light

When teenager Elle's first kiss leads to a forbidden romance with the hottest boy in high school, she risks her relationship with her best friend.

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Crystal Sky of Yesterday (2018)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 6.3)
Genremelodrama, drama, cartoon
Duration01:18
CharactersFriends, Teens
PlotLove
PlaceSchool

The story of some senior high school students in a Chinese village, their dreams, friendships and romances.

What They Had (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama
Duration02:19
CharactersParents, Family
PlotMoney, Snow
PlaceAircraft
TimeNew Year

A woman must fly back to her hometown when her Alzheimer's-stricken mother wanders into a blizzard. The return home forces her to confront her past.

My Best Friend (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.8)
Genremelodrama, drama
Duration01:58
CharactersGay, Friends, Teens
PlotRelationship

Lorenzo is a teenager who lives in Patagonia. One day his family receives in his house to Caíto, the son of some friends who are going through a serious family situation and can not take care of him. He is a complicated kid and has difficulty adapting to the new home. Despite the differences, a unique friendship arises between them. Each has much to learn from the other. Caito, still with his things, has that share of rebellion that Lorenzo needs to break the strict molds in his head and to let his most repressed instincts and passions flow. Home life becomes chaotic but vital and engaging. Caíto is much more than a troublesome boy: he is someone who forces Lorenzo's parents to reopen a dark chapter of their past that they would rather not remember.

Tom of Finland (2017)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 6.8)
Genredrama, biography
CountryFinland, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, USA
Duration02:03
CharactersArtists, Friends, Gay, Thieves
PlotLove, Relationship, Art, Creation, Dancing
PlaceUSA, Aircraft

Touko Laaksonen, a decorated officer, returns home after a harrowing and heroic experience serving his country in World War II, but life in Finland during peacetime proves equally distressing. He finds peace-time Helsinki rampant with persecution of the homosexual and men around him even being pressured to marry women and have children. Touko finds refuge in his liberating art, specialising in homoerotic drawings of muscular men, free of inhibitions. His work – made famous by his signature ‘Tom of Finland’ – became the emblem of a generation of men and fanned the flames of a gay revolution.

Brad's Status (2017)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:35
CharactersFamily, Friends, Fathers, Dogs, Gay
PlotLove, Parenting, Computers
PlaceUSA, Aircraft

Although Brad has a satisfying career, a sweet wife and a comfortable life in suburban Sacramento, things aren't quite what he imagined during his college glory days. When he accompanies his musical prodigy son on a university tour, he can't help comparing his life with those of his four best college friends who seemingly have more wealthy and glamorous lives. But when circumstances force him to reconnect with his former friends, Brad begins to question whether he has really failed or if their lives are actually more flawed than they appear.

Wonder Wheel (2017)
Mark4.6 (imdb: 6.2)
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
CharactersTeens, Parents, Family, Friends, Fathers, Psychiatrists
PlotLove, Relationship, Betrayal
PlaceNew York, USA
StyleMakes me think, Tense

The story of four characters whose lives intertwine amid the hustle and bustle of the Coney Island amusement park in the 1950s: Ginny, an emotionally volatile former actress now working as a waitress in a clam house; Humpty, Ginny’s rough-hewn carousel operator husband; Mickey, a handsome young lifeguard who dreams of becoming a playwright; and Carolina, Humpty’s long-estranged daughter, who is now hiding out from gangsters at her father’s apartment.

Patti Cake$ (2017)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersMusicians, Friends, Mothers
PlotLove, Art, Money
PlaceUSA
TimeHalloween

Straight out of Jersey comes Patricia Dombrowski, a.k.a. Killa P, a.k.a. Patti Cake$, an aspiring rapper fighting through a world of strip malls and strip clubs on an unlikely quest for glory.

Jasper Jones (2017)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryAustralia
Duration02:13
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Family, Friends
PlotLove, Investigation
PlaceSchool, Forest

On the night that Jasper Jones, the town's mixed race outcast shows him the dead body of young Laura Wishart, Charlie's life is changed forever. Entrusted with this secret and believing Jasper to be innocent, Charlie embarks on a dangerous journey to find the true killer. Set over the scorching summer holidays of 1965, Charlie defeats the local racists, faces the breakup of his parents and falls head over heels in love as he discovers what it means to be truly courageous.

Ingrid Goes West (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:21
CharactersFriends, Girlfriends, Dogs, Artists
PlotLove, Internet, Holidays, Social Media, Obsession
PlaceParty, Los Angeles, USA

Ingrid becomes obsessed with a social network star named Taylor Sloane who seemingly has a perfect life. But when Ingrid decides to drop everything and move west to be Taylor's friend, her behaviour turns unsettling and dangerous.

The Lovers (2017)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersFamily, Friends, Lovers
PlotLove, Love triangle, Mystery
PlaceUSA

The separation of a long married couple goes awry when they fall for each other again.

Spielberg (2017)
Mark7 (imdb: 7.7)
Genredocumentary, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:08
CharactersFriends, Directors, Fathers
PlotLove, Art, Parenting
PlaceUSA

A documentary on the life and career of one of the most influential film directors of all time, Steven Spielberg.

Finding Mother (2017)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryKyrgyzstan
Duration01:58
CharactersFamily, Friends, Orphans
PlotLove, Adoption
PlaceLos Angeles, USA

A precocious orphan from Central Asia comes to America to find his long lost mother. Along the way he befriends a down on his luck small time hustler, and together they set in motion a daring scheme to solve all their problems. However, things don't go according to plan.

Loving (2017)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CountrySpain
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Parents, Friends, Pupils
PlotLove, Jealousy
PlaceSpain

Laura and Carlos love each other as if every day was the last, and perhaps that first love intensity is what will tear them apart a year later.

Abandoned (2017)
Mark
Genredrama
Duration01:16
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Friends, Orphans, Nephews
PlotLove, Loneliness, Parenting, Fidelity
PlaceSchool, Russia

After the death of the mother of twelve Kohl sent to an orphanage. Valentine is taking him from there. This lonely old woman is his dear aunt, with whom he had never been acquainted. Kohl is waiting for his older brother to come after him after his release from prison, and they will return home together.

Santa Clarita Diet (2017)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:38
CharactersDoctors, Family, Friends, Mothers, Zombie
PlotLove, Relationship
PlaceHospitals, USA
StyleLight

They're ordinary husband and wife realtors until she undergoes a dramatic change that sends them down a road of death and destruction. In a good way.

The Mick (2017)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration03:22
CharactersTeens, Parents, Sisters, Babysitting, Friends, Mothers, Nephews, Family
PlotLove, Relationship, Parenting
PlaceSchool, USA, Mansions
StyleLight

Mackenzie "Mickey" Murphy is a hard-living, foul-mouthed, cigarette-smoking woman who moves to affluent Greenwich, CT to raise the spoiled kids of her wealthy sister who fled the country to avoid a federal indictment. She quickly learns what the rest of us already know - other people's children are awful.

1 Mile To You (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genremelodrama, drama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
CharactersFriends
PlotSports, Depression, Death
PlaceUSA

After a teenager's friends die in an accident, he finds running allows him to remember them perfectly. Running, however, also brings him notoriety. He is caught between keeping the past alive and making new memories in the present.

BPM (Beats per Minute) (2017)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.5)
Genredrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:54
CharactersTeens, Gay
PlotLove, Investigation
PlaceFrance, Paris, Laboratory

Paris, in the early 1990s: a group of young activists is desperately tied to finding the cure against an unknown lethal disease. They target the pharmaceutical labs that are retaining potential cures, and multiply direct actions, with the hope of saving their lives as well as the ones of future generations.

God's Own Country (2017)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 7.7)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:01
CharactersFriends, Gay, Farmers
PlotLove
PlaceEngland

A young farmer in rural Yorkshire numbs his daily frustrations with binge drinking and casual sex, until the arrival of a Romanian migrant worker.

The Mountain Between Us (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.4)
Genreaction, thriller, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
CharactersFriends
PlotTime travel, Death, Survival, Relationship, Love, Snow
PlaceAircraft, Mountains, USA
StyleTense

Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness.

Deadpool (2016)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 8)
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, melodrama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:59
CharactersSuperhero, Mutant, Friends
PlotSuperpowers, Love, Slavery, Fidelity
PlaceNew York, USA
StylePopular, By comics, Exciting

Deadpool tells the origin story of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson, who after being subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, adopts the alter ego Deadpool. Armed with his new abilities and a dark, twisted sense of humor, Deadpool hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life.

War Dogs (2016)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, military
CountryUSA, Cambodia
Duration02:11
CharactersFriends, Scammers, Family, Military
PlotWeapon, Love, Political, Money, Relationship
PlaceOffice, USA

Based on the true story of two young men, David Packouz and Efraim Diveroli, who won a $300 million contract from the Pentagon to arm America's allies in Afghanistan.

Dance Camp (2016)
Markimdb: 4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Family
PlotDancing, Love, Relationship, Competitions
PlaceUSA

When Hunter gets sent to a dorky summer dance camp, he thinks he's about to have the worst summer of his life. But the quirky charm of the camp grows on him when he meets the passionate Cheyenne and joins her dance troupe to challenge the arrogant champion Lance in the camp’s Legends of Dance competition.

For the Love of Spock (2016)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredocumentary, biography
CountryCanada, USA
Duration02:38
CharactersTeens, Family, Directors, Mothers, Fathers, Old man
PlotLove, Relationship, Confrontation, Parenting
PlaceUSA

A documentary film about the life of Star Trek's Mr. Spock as well as that of Leonard Nimoy, the actor who played Mr. Spock for almost fifty years, written and directed by his son, Adam Nimoy.

Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life (2016)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:31
CharactersFamily, Writers, Friends, Mothers, Single mothers
PlotLove, Jealousy, Relationship
PlaceUSA
StyleTouching

Set nearly a decade after the finale of the original series, this revival follows Lorelai, Rory and Emily Gilmore through four seasons of change.

Indignation (2016)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, China
Duration02:23
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Students, Jews
PlotLove, War, Happiness, Religious
PlaceUSA, College

In 1951, Marcus Messner, a working-class Jewish student from New Jersey, attends a small Ohio college, where he struggles with anti-Semitism, sexual repression, and the ongoing Korean War.

Search Party (2016)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, comedy, melodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersFriends
PlotLove, Depression, Relationship, Missing people, Investigation
StyleDisturbing

A dark comedy about four self-absorbed twenty-somethings who become entangled in an ominous mystery when a former college acquaintance suddenly disappears.

Summer of 8 (2016)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotLove, Happiness, Youth
PlaceSea, Beach, College
TimeSummer

Eight close friends soak up their last day of summer together on the beach before parting ways for college.

The Edge of Seventeen (2016)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA, China
Duration02:33
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotLove, Hatred
PlaceSchool

Two high school girls are best friends until one dates the other's older brother, who is totally his sister's nemesis.

Cabin Fever (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 3.7)
Genrehorror
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
CharactersTeens, Friends, Dogs
PlotLove, Death, Skirmishes, Vacation
PlaceUSA
StyleHeavy, Depressive

In this grisly remake of the 2002 horror hit, five college chums rent an isolated woodland cabin for a party. But their fun quickly ends when the group is exposed to a hideous flesh-eating virus, and survival becomes the name of the game.

Hot Bot (2016)
Markimdb: 3.3
Genrefantastic, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersTeens, Friends, Pupils
PlotLove, Seduction
PlaceUSA
StyleFancy

Hot Bot is the hilarious journey of two sexually repressed and unpopular teenage geeks who accidentally discover a life-like super-model sex bot (Bardot).

The Land (2016)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:33
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotDreams, Test
PlaceUSA
TimeSummer

Four teenage boys devote their summer to escaping the streets of Cleveland, Ohio, by pursuing a dream life of professional skateboarding. But when they get caught in the web of the local queenpin, their motley brotherhood is tested, threatening to make this summer their last.

The Horde (2016)
Mark4 (imdb: 4.2)
Genrehorror, action
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
CharactersTeens, Monsters, Friends, Pupils, Cannibals
PlotDeath, Fear, Martial Arts
PlaceMountains, USA
StyleAction, Tense

The film follows John Crenshaw as he accompanies his girlfriend and her students on a weekend nature-photography expedition deep into the woods. What should be an educational and fun-filled weekend turns into horror as the group is besieged by an unspeakable evil - a horde of hideously disfigured, mutated humans with an insatiable taste for blood. As things go from bad to worse, Crenshaw becomes their only hope if they are going to get out alive.

Collateral Beauty (2016)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.8)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:23
CharactersFriends, Fathers
PlotDepression, Death
PlaceOffice, USA
TimeNew Year

Retreating from life after a tragedy, a man questions the universe by writing to Love, Time and Death. Receiving unexpected answers, he begins to see how these things interlock and how even loss can reveal moments of meaning and beauty.

Endless Poetry (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrefantasy, drama, biography
CountryChile, Japan, United Kingdom, France
Duration02:01
CharactersPregnant, Family, Friends, Fathers, Dogs, Gay, Clowns
PlotWedding, Love, Dreams, The escape, Moving, Death
PlaceParis

A portrait of Alejandro Jodorowsky’s young adulthood, set in the 1940s and 50s, in the electric capital city of Santiago. There, he decides to become a poet and is introduced, by destiny, into the foremost bohemian and artistic circle of the time.

Kapoor and Sons (2016)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryIndia
Duration02:54
CharactersFamily, Brothers, Old man, Gay
PlotLove, Relationship, Death
PlaceIndia

A story revolving around a dysfunctional family of two brothers who visit their parents and grandfather in Coonoor, and end up falling for the same woman.

Looking: The Movie (2016)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:27
CharactersGay
PlotLove, Relationship, Dancing
PlaceUSA

Patrick returns to San Francisco for the first time in almost a year to celebrate a momentous event with his old friends. In the process, he must face the unresolved relationships he left behind and make difficult choices about what’s important to him.

Kids in Love (2016)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 5.2)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:50
CharactersTeens, Friends, Photographers
PlotHappiness, Love
PlaceEngland, London

Drifting through his gap year with its internships and travel plans, Jack has always suspected there was more to life than this. A chance encounter with the beautiful and ethereal Evelyn swerves his life radically off course.

Moonlight (2016)
Mark1 (imdb: 7.4)
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersTeens, Gay
PlotMoney
PlaceUSA

The tender, heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality.

Hard Sell (2016)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:09
CharactersTeens, Mothers, Friends
PlaceUSA

When Hardy Buchanan, a senior at an elite private school, needs to make some quick cash, he enlists the help of Bo, a beautiful runaway. Together, they devise an unconventional plan of profiting off of the wayward teens at Hardy's school. When the students learn that Bo has more to offer than what meets the eye, the unlikely duo's new business takes a unique turn, tossing them headfirst into the lifestyles of the rich and dysfunctional.

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