What Comes Around is a drama-thriller film directed by Amy Redford from a screenplay by Scott Organ. Based on the novel The Thing With Feathers written by Scott Organ, the film follows a teenager and her family after she is seduced by an older man online. What Comes Around stars Summer Phoenix, Grace Van Dien, Jesse Garcia, and Kyle Gallner. So, if you loved What Comes Around here are some similar movies you could check out next.
Trust (Prime Video & Peacock)
Synopsis: When a young girl is assaulted by an older man she meets on the internet, her family’s bonds are ripped apart as her father searches across the country in an effort to track down her attacker and exact revenge.
Disconnect (Prime Video)
Synopsis: A hard-working lawyer, attached to his cell phone, can’t find the time to communicate with his family. A couple is drawn into a dangerous situation when their secrets are exposed online. A widowed ex- cop struggles to raise a mischievous son who cyber-bullies a classmate. An ambitious journalist sees a career-making story in a teen that performs on an adult-only site. They are strangers, neighbors and colleagues and their stories collide in this riveting dramatic thriller about ordinary people struggling to connect in today’s wired world.
Hard Candy (Prime Video, Pluto TV & Tubi)
Synopsis: Hayley (Juno’s Ellen Page) is a smart and charming teenage girl. Jeff (Patrick Wilson) is a 30-something fashion photographer. They meet online and then agree to meet in person. When they move on from the coffee shop for drinks at Jeff’s place, an impromptu photo shoot ensues and it looks like it just might be Jeff’s night – or is that nightmare? Hayley has an agenda and it is played out with compelling and cringeworthy tension in the highly original psychological thriller, Hard Candy.
Men, Women & Children (Prime Video, Paramount+ & MGM+)
Synopsis: ‘MEN, WOMEN & CHILDREN’ follows the story of a group of high school teenagers and their parents as they attempt to navigate the many ways the internet has changed their relationships, their communication, their self-image, and their love lives. The film attempts to stare down social issues such as video game culture, anorexia, infidelity, fame hunting, and the proliferation of illicit material on the internet. As each character and each relationship is tested, we are shown the variety of roads people choose – some tragic, some hopeful – as it becomes clear that no one is immune to this enormous social change that has come through our phones, our tablets, and our computers.
Megan Is Missing (Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: Fourteen-year–old Megan and her best friend Amy spend a lot of time on the internet, posting videos of themselves and chatting with guys online. One night Megan chats with a guy named Josh who convinces her to meet him for a date. The next day, Megan is missing—forever. Based on actual cases of child abduction, this thriller will keep you riveted, as you realize how easy it is to fall victim to harm in this technological age.
Ingrid Goes West (Max & Prime Video Add-On)
Synopsis: Ingrid Thorburn (Aubrey Plaza) is an unhinged social media stalker with a history of confusing “likes” for meaningful relationships. Taylor Sloane (Elizabeth Olsen) is an Instagram-famous “influencer” whose perfectly curated, boho-chic lifestyle becomes Ingrid’s latest obsession. When Ingrid moves to LA and manages to insinuate herself into the social media star’s life, their relationship quickly goes from #BFF to #WTF. Built around a brilliantly disarming performance from Aubrey Plaza, Ingrid Goes West (winner of the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award at Sundance) is a savagely hilarious dark comedy that satirizes the modern world of social media and proves that being #perfect isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.
Eighth Grade (Max & Prime Video Add-On)
Synopsis: Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school—the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year—before she begins high school.