17 Movies Like Gia

When Gia Carangi first comes in New York City, she is a stunning dropout from Philadelphia who brazenly bursts through the locked doors of a famous modelling agent named Wilhelmina Cooper. Gia Carangi has just moved to New York City.

Gia’s strong sensuality and explosive personality quickly make their way onto the covers of some of the most popular publications in the United States. Gia’s unsatisfied yearning to be loved by just one person might lead her into risky situations since being loved by the world is not the same as being loved by just one person. One mistake might be all it takes for a stunning lady to experience an abrupt and horrific fall from grace.

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1. Prozac Nation


Elizabeth "Lizzie" Wurtzel, 19, is a journalism scholar at Harvard. She hasn't seen her father in four years since she was two years old. Lizzie misses her father, which contributes to her unhappiness. Through flashbacks, it's evident that Lizzie's parents had a communication breakdown, which affects Lizzie's connection with her mother. Lizzie loses her virginity to Noah soon after enrolling at Harvard. Lizzie and Ruby plan a loss-of-virginity party to alienate Noah. Ruby and Lizzie begin as closest friends, but…

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2. Virgin Suicides


When he was a youngster in a wealthy suburb of Detroit, he and three of his friends were enthralled with the Lisbon sisters, who were mysterious and tragic. In 1974, Therese was seventeen years old, Mary was sixteen, Bonnie was fifteen, Lux was fourteen, and Cecilia was thirteen when the sisters first met. In the meanwhile, they're still trying to put together the tale. To some extent, the sisters' identities remained a mystery due to their upbringing by a severe…

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3. It's Kind of a Funny Story


Craig is a student in high school who participates in the gifted program. He is head over heels in love with the girl who is dating his best buddy. When he comes to the realization that he is suicidal, he takes himself to a hospital and checks himself into the mental ward, where he believes he will be observed, given assistance, and then discharged in time to attend school the next day. However, after he is in, he will be…

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4. Girl, Interrupted


When Susanna Kaysen got a headache in 1967, she drank a bottle of vodka after taking an aspirin. This led to her being admitted to Claymoore, a psychiatric facility. Dr. Melvin Potts diagnoses her with borderline personality disorder at this location. Upon her arrival, she is met by Nurse Valerie Owens and shown around Claymoore's women's ward. Here she meets Georgina Tuskin, a pathological liar who is obsessed with The Wizard of Oz; Polly Clark, a childlike schizophrenic; Janet Webber,…

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5. I’m a Cyborg, But That’s OK


A young lady who is working in the radio industry hears voices and begins to damage herself because she believes she is a cyborg. She is currently being treated at a psychiatric hospital, where she refuses to consume anything and communicates with inanimate objects. Young-goon is the grandchild of a lady who believed she was a mouse (and whose dentures Young-goon wears), and her mother is a butcher who does not have much social grace. Young-name goon's comes from her…

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6. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest


1963. Randall Patrick McMurphy, 38, serving time for assaults and statutory rape, has been relocated from a work camp at Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution in Pendleton to a mental institution. Mac's "crazy" attitude and anti-authoritarian habits have helped him avoid employment. Pendleton officials want him to get a psychological evaluation to verify he's not insane and get out of work. He thinks this will keep him from working for the rest of his term. He's paired alongside men of varying…

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7. Manic


Because Lyle Jensen has a history of unpredictable and potentially dangerous outbursts, he is now being treated in the juvenile section of the Northwood Mental Institution. There are also a number of other young people there who are struggling with a range of significant issues. On a human and occasionally not so human level, Lyle communicates with the other patients and the employees at the facility. The psychological issues that the patients are dealing with also provide the framework by…

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8. Secretary


An emotionally vulnerable lady who was just recently discharged from a psychiatric hospital for self-mutilation enrolls in a secretarial training program in order to improve her chances of finding work. She was raised by an alcoholic father and a mother who was codependent; both of her parents have no idea who she is as a person, and as a result, she is a tortured soul who desperately wants to find anything which she may find success. She is an excellent…

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9. Short Term 12


Grace is a young counselor who works in a facility that provides foster care for troubled adolescents. She is doing her best to help the children who have frequently been removed from the most difficult types of family environments. Even still, life is not simple for Grace and her coworkers since they care for children who are frequently and severely traumatized while at the same time attempting to have lives of their own. Now that Grace's wedding day is drawing…

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10. Breakfast Club


A small group of five archetypal high school kids is forced to sit in detention for the entirety of one Saturday so that they might reflect on the errors of their ways. A wrestling athlete named Andrew Clark, a pampered daddy's girl named Claire Standish, a neurotic oddball named Allison Reynolds, a brainy Brian Johnson, and John Bender, a rebel without a cause, will have to stay put for the next long eight hours and fifty-four minutes and write an…

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11. I Never Promised You a Rose Garden


The complicated novel written by Joanne Greenberg served as inspiration for this film, albeit only loosely. The dedication of a young lady throughout her whole life to a country that existed only in her childish imagination has caused her unending suffering and humiliation. She is admitted to a mental institution, where she has the amazing pleasure to be treated by a really kind therapist who makes it her mission to assist her in accepting truth, despite the fact that reality…

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12. A Dangerous Method


In the early 20th century, Zurich-based Carl Jung follows Sigmund Freud's theory that all psychological issues are founded on sex. Jung initially employs these theories to treat Sabina Spielrein, a young Russian lady. Despite saying she's not insane, she's clearly distressed. Jung uncovers Sabina's psychological difficulties, as an aspiring doctor. Jung uses her in his studies, in which he and Emma are often tested subjects. Jung ultimately meets Freud and they form a relationship based on their excitement for psychoanalysis.…

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13. Foxfire


Legs Sadovsky encourages four further high school students to think for themselves and respond to a teacher's sexual harassment, which ultimately results in the students being suspended from school. At a house that has been abandoned, they come together and begin to resist. The narrative follows five young women who, after being sexually harassed by a teacher, band together in an unexpected way to take revenge on her. They develop a strong connection despite the fact that their wild habits…

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14. Promising Young Woman


Nearing thirty and still haunted by the horrific crime committed against her close friend Nina, medical school dropout Cassie understands all too well that some scars never fully mend. Leading a humdrum existence, still living with her parents, and serving tables at a modest coffee shop to earn a livelihood, Cassie has found the ideal method to deal with the traumatic past. Dressed to kill, at night, Cassie frequents the local taverns and nightclubs, appearing to be dead drunk, absolutely…

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15. 20th Century Women


Love, life, and the challenges faced by a mother as she raised her kid in the late 1970s The naiveté of a free spirit pitted against the requirements of a young man who is still attempting to discover his actual nature and his core values. His mother makes attempts to form links with the other occupants of the bohemian home they share, which are relationships that he is unable to sustain, so that they may contribute to the cost of…

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16. Heavenly Creatures


In the 1950s, Pauline Parker and Juliet Hulme were classmates at the same school. They became instant best friends and proceeded to spend every waking moment together, frequently writing about a fictional world of their own creation. The two girls, who are growing farther apart from their respective families, come to the realization that they are quite unlike to the majority of people, and they make a pact to take whatever measures are required to guarantee that they do not…

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17. Unsane


Sawyer Valentini is a troubled woman who moves away from home to escape a stalker. Sawyer finds she is still triggered by interactions with men as a result of her experiences. She makes an appointment with a counselor at Highland Creek Behavioral Center. During her visit, she unwittingly signs a release voluntarily committing herself to a 24-hour stay. She contacts the police but they do nothing when they see the signed release. After violent altercations with a patient and a…

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