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List of the best movies like The Mighty Celt (2005): Spike Island, The Slaughter Rule, Lackawanna Blues, Brave New Girl, All That I Love, This Boy’s Life, Not Fade Away, Pariah, Remember Me, My Love, Mud.

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Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotMusic, Friendship, Music group
PlaceEngland
StyleFascinating, Touching, Serious

Teenage musicians travel to England's Spike Island in the hope of attending an outdoor performance by their favorite band, the Stone Roses.

Markimdb: 6
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:02
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotAmerican Football, Friendship
PlaceUSA, Small cities
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Touching, Serious

A young man finds solace with a young woman, his mother, and a high-school football coach who recruits him to quarterback a six-man team.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA
CharactersDogs, Lesbians, Thieves, Snake, Friends
PlotLove, Dancing, Boxing, Friendship
PlaceNew York
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

In a story fueled by rhythm and blues, a young boy's life is shaped by love and the stories of a cast of characters in the boarding house where he lives in 1960s Lackawanna, New York.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genredrama, family, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersTeens
PlotMusic, Friendship, Jealousy
PlaceSchool
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Touching, Serious

Holly has everything it takes to be a star; the voice, the dream and the dedication, but she lacks the means to break away from her humble Texas upbringing. Then she gets the chance to attend an art and music school on the East coast and her future suddenly looks bright. But the road to stardom is a bumpy one.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, music
CountryPoland
CharactersTeens, Punks, Friends
PlotFriendship, Revolution, Uprising, Music group
PlaceSmall cities, Poland
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

Follows four friends in their quest to form a punk band. As workers protests sweep across the country, Janek and Staszek, the sons of a navy man, the rebellious Kazik, and the affluent Diabel gel as a band, but their disparate lives are touched by social turmoil and outside perceptions.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotOn real events, Friendship
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Heavy, Gloomy, Touching

In 1957, a son and mother flee the East and an abusive boyfriend to find a new life, and end up in Seattle, where the mother meets a polite garage mechanic. The boy continually gets into trouble by hanging out with the wrong crowd. The mom marries the mechanic, but they soon find out that he's an abusive and unreasoning alcoholic, and they struggle to maintain hope in an impossible situation as the boy grows up with plans to escape the small town by any means possible. Based on a true story by Tobias Wolff.

Markimdb: 6
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
CharactersFriends
PlotMusic, Friendship, Rivalry
PlaceUSA, Small cities
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Touching

Set in suburban New Jersey in the 1960s, a group of friends form a rock band and try to make it big.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:26
CharactersTeens, Lesbians, Friends
PlotFriendship
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleSoulful, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

A Brooklyn teenager juggles conflicting identities and risks friendship, heartbreak, and family in a desperate search for sexual expression.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryItaly, France, United Kingdom
Duration02:05
CharactersTeens, Heroes
PlaceItaly
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, To cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Tense

The story of a normal Italian family in which come out the dreams of those who have lost their possibilities and of those who want to realize them. Carlo and Giulia are a married couple who have each given up their aspirations in order to live an average life. Their 19-year-old son, Paolo, is having trouble finding an identity, while their 18-year-old daughter, Valentina, has already figured out how to use sex to her advantage. The family goes through a crisis when Carlo begins having an affair, Giulia attempt to seduce the director of a local stage production she is in, and Valentina does what she does best to land an audition for a TV show

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:11
CharactersTeens, Snipers, Childrens, Friends, Hunters
PlotTravel, Obsession, Friendship, First love, Cheating
PlaceSmall cities
StyleAction, To cry, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Tense

Two boys find a fugitive hiding out on an island in the Mississippi River and form a pact to help him reunite with his lover and escape.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:29
CharactersTeens, Friends, Genie
PlotFriendship, Family life
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Touching, Serious

Genie, a Chinese-American teenager, develops feelings for a charming African-American DJ, but her grandmother forbids their romance forcing Genie to choose between family and love.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotFriendship
TimeSummer
StyleTo cry, Touching, Serious

Four young people navigate the suburban wonderland of metro-Detroit looking for love and adventure on the last weekend of summer.

Markimdb: 3.5
Genredrama
CountryCanada, USA, France
Duration01:34
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotDancing, Music, Friendship, Hip Hop
StyleExciting, Touching, Serious

After the death of Raya Green's(Rutina Wesley) sister, she gets out from her classes at school, and sees a stomp crew practicing. She meets Bishop(Dwain Murphy) which is the dance crew leader. She then meets Michelle and does a stomp battle with her. They become enemies then friends later on. Her uptight mom pushes her to pass the test to get into Medical school, but she thinks she failed....

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, sport
CountryAustralia, France, USA
Duration02:07
CharactersAngels, Friends, Pianists, Orphans, Chickens
PlotBoxing, Friendship, Political, Rivalry
PlaceAfrica
TimeWorld War II
StyleInspirational, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

PK, an English orphan terrorized for his family's political beliefs in Africa, turns to his only friend, a kindly world-wise prisoner, Geel Piet. Geel teaches him how to box with the motto “fight with your fists and lead with your heart”. As he grows to manhood, PK uses these words to take on the system and the injustices he sees around him - and finds that one person really can make a difference.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotFriendship
PlaceUSA
StyleTouching, Serious

Coming of age story about two inner city youths, who are left to fend for themselves over the summer after their mothers are taken away by the authorities.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama
CountryGeorgia, Germany, France
Duration01:42
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotDancing, Friendship, Weapon
PlacePrison, School
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Serious

Eka and Natia leave their childhood behind and ignore societal customs to escape from their turbulent family lives.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama
CountrySingapore, Japan, Taiwan, France
Duration01:39
CharactersFriends, Maids
PlotLife, Friendship, Family life
PlaceSchool, Asia
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Gloomy, Touching

Set in the mid 1990s in Singapore, ILOILO chronicles the relationship between a family and their maid from Ilo Ilo, a province in the Philippines.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland
Duration01:43
CharactersPunks
PlotOn real events, Passion, Music, Obsession, Music group
PlaceIreland
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

The story of music legend Terri Hooley, a key figure in Belfast's punk rock scene. Hooley founded the Good Vibrations store from which a record label sprung, representing bands such as The Undertones, Rudi and The Outcasts.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, sport
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:50
CharactersTeens, Students
PlotFriendship, Rivalry
PlaceAsia, Korea
StyleSoulful, By books, Fascinating, Gloomy, Touching

A deadbeat teacher helps an angry, aimless teenager find direction in life during his final year of high school.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, musical
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersMilitary, Soldier, Artists
PlaceAfghanistan
StyleTo cry, Touching, Serious

The chance to shine in a singing competition offers much-needed hope for a Southern middle-schooler who's drowning in worries, from bullies in the halls to turmoil at home -- and the news that his reservist father has been called back to Afghanistan.

Markimdb: 7
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Spain
Duration01:30
CharactersTeens, Immortals, Family, Friends, Terminally ill
PlotDeath, Cancer
PlaceBeach
StyleSoulful, Touching, Serious

Sam loves facts. He wants to know about UFOs and horror movies and airships and ghosts and scientists, and how it feels to kiss a girl. And because he has leukemia he wants to know the facts about dying. Sam needs answers to the questions nobody will answer.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersFriends, Terminally ill
PlotFriendship, Baseball, Rivalry
PlaceNew York
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Soulful, Touching, Serious

The story of a New York pro baseball team and two of its players. Henry Wiggen is the star pitcher and Bruce Pearson is the normal, everyday catcher who is far from the star player on the team and friend to all of his teammates. During the off-season, Bruce learns that he is terminally ill, and Henry, his only true friend, is determined to be the one person there for him during his last season with the club. Throughout the course of the season, Henry and his teammates attempt to deal with Bruce's impending illness, all the while attempting to make his last year a memorable one.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama, music, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada
Duration01:38
CharactersTeens, Musicians, Artists
PlotMusic, Friendship
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Soulful, Touching

The drama tells the story of Lennon's teenage years and the start of his journey to becoming a successful musician. The story also examines the impact on his early life and personality of the two dominant females in his childhood

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
Duration01:46
CharactersTeens, Losers
PlotSoccer
PlaceEngland
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Fancy, Gloomy, Touching

Jimmy Grimble is a shy Manchester school boy. At school he is constantly being bullied by the other kids, and at home he has to face his mother's new boyfriend. However, through football, and some special boots, he manages to gain the confidence to succeed and leads his school football team towards the final of the local schools cup.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersTeens, Losers, Orphans
PlotFriendship
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Makes me think, Touching

Hal, a 15-year-old high-school student with a minor yet socially alienating (and painful) disability: he stutters uncontrollably. Determined to work through the problem, Hal opts for an extreme route he joins the school debating team, which sends him on a headfirst plunge into breakneck speech competitions and offers a much-needed boost toward correcting the problem.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA, Republic of Ireland
Duration02:14
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Poor
PlotOn real events
PlaceIreland, New York
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Gloomy, Touching, Serious

Based on the best selling autobiography by Irish expat Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes follows the experiences of young Frankie and his family as they try against all odds to escape the poverty endemic in the slums of pre-war Limerick. The film opens with the family in Brooklyn, but following the death of one of Frankie's siblings, they return home, only to find the situation there even worse. Prejudice against Frankie's Northern Irish father makes his search for employment in the Republic difficult despite his having fought for the IRA, and when he does find money, he spends the money on drink.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:36
CharactersTeens
PlotFriendship, Birthday, Rehabilitation
PlaceLondon
StyleSoulful, Touching, Serious

A young boy trying to deal with his mother's heroin addiction befriends a waitress who helps him cope with the tough situation.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersFriends, Losers
PlotFriendship
PlaceUSA, California
StyleSoulful, By books, Gloomy, Touching, Serious

An intellectually disabled giant and his level headed guardian find work at a sadistic cowboy's ranch in depression era America.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama
CountryNetherlands, United Kingdom
Duration02:03
CharactersTeens
PlotFriendship, Love with age difference, Uprising
PlaceSchool, England, Party
StyleSoulful, Depressive, Serious

Everything changes for 15 year old Mia when her mum brings home a new boyfriend.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, family, military
CountryNetherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration01:32
CharactersTeens, Childrens, Friends, Soldier, Fathers
PlotWar, Friendship, Mystery
PlaceVillage
TimeWorld War II
StyleBy books, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

Tuur and Lambert are best friends. But the war is closing in and is about to change their lives forever. Tuurs dad joined the resistance and even his big brother seems so be part of it. Lamberts family on the other hand choose to obey the Germans. Then a new girls from the city shows up, befriending the boys but telling her secret to only one of them. A choice that separates the boys and ultimately gets her in trouble.





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