5 MOVIES SIMILAR TO THE PREPPIE CONNECTION
A scholarship student at an elite boarding school uses drugs to befriend the popular kids and begins a drug trafficking network that smuggles uncut cocaine from Colombia into the United States.
1. THE GREEN
A teacher (Jason Butler Harner) confronts his partner’s (Cheyenne Jackson) doubts and his community’s latent homophobia after he is accused of having an affair with a male student.
As Bobby Kent lay bleeding on July 14, 1993, he called out for help, and then mercy from his friends. Their response was quick and deliberate. Larry Clark’s “Bully” chronicles the incident that would leave a community stunned, parents nonplussed and heartbroken and a group of defendants convicted of a brutal crime for which they never repented.
A privileged teen drops out of school to sell drugs to his rich former classmates. But things take a shocking turn when his cousin is murdered.
The lives of a self-destructive student (Kristen Stewart), a hard-drinking housewife (Gretchen Mol) and an impoverished junkie (K. Todd Freeman) are linked to the brutal attack of a Columbia University philosophy professor (Sam Waterston).
5. BRAIN ON FIRE
Susannah Cahalan, an up-and-coming journalist at the New York Post becomes plagued by voices in her head and seizures. As weeks progress and Susannah quickly moves deeper into insanity, her behaviors shift from violence to catatonia. After a series of tantrums, misdiagnoses, and a lengthy hospital stay, a doctor’s last-minute intervention enables him to give her a diagnosis and a chance to rebuild her life.