Movies and TV shows like Degrassi: The Next Generation

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Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001)
 7.4
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Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001)
Original name: Degrassi
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The life of a group of adolescents going through the trials and tribulations of teendom at Degrassi Community School.
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, serious, tense, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, disturbing, sincere ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, friendship, school, teacher, family relations, teenage love, teachers and students, life is a bitch, teenage life, racism, parents and children, love and romance, child abuse, couples, lifestyle, adolescence vs adulthood, homosexual, interracial relations, bully, boss, teenager, teenage girl, teenage boy, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada

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Most similar movies to Degrassi: The Next Generation

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films and TV series with plots about teenage life, high school, youth, friendship, family relations, teenager and coming of age mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Degrassi: The Next Generation: Skins (2007), Skam (2015), Dawson's Creek (1998), One Tree Hill (2003), The Fosters (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.2
 77K
Skins (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Irreverent comedy drama which follows the messy lives, loves, delirious highs and inevitable lows of a group of raucous teenage friends in Bristol.
Style: captivating, realistic, cynical, semi serious, sexual ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, sexual relations, drugs/alcohol, friends, homosexual, youth, underage drinking, party, looking for sex, friendship, siblings relations, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 8.6
 30K
Skam (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a young teenager group, born 1999, and a pupil on Hartvig Nissens upper secondary school in Oslo, and her friends and their life, troubles, scandals and every day life. Which of the members represented changes per season.
Style: emotional, sweet, dramatic, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: teenage sexuality, lgbt, teenage boy, teenage sex, teenager, gay teenager, teenage protagonist, gay relationship, friendship, high school hunk, teenage girl, teen angst ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, oslo norway, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.6
 38K
Dawson's Creek (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dawson's Creek is an American teen drama television series created by Kevin Williamson which debuted on January 20, 1998, on The WB and was produced by Sony Pictures Television. Filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina, at EUE/Screen Gems studios ...
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, captivating, serious
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: friendship, small town, coming of age, love triangle, teenage life, high school life, couple relations, self discovery, couples, romance, lifestyle, introspection ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 74K
One Tree Hill (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the fictional small town of Tree Hill, North Carolina, this teen-driven drama tells the story of two half brothers, who share a last name and nothing else. Brooding, blue-collar Lucas is a talented street-side basketball player, but his ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school life, teenage life, step siblings, couple relations, family relations, friendship, basketball, friends, teenage love, high school, girlfriend, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 7.9
 26K
The Fosters (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Stef Foster, a dedicated police officer, and her partner Lena Adams, a school vice principal, have built a close-knit, loving family with Stef's biological son from a previous marriage, Brandon, and their adopted twins, Mariana and Jesus. Their ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, melancholic, sincere ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: gays and lesbians, foster child, foster home, lesbian mother, step siblings, lesbian, adoption, troubled teen, teenage life, blended family, family problems, supportive parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, san diego california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Life As We Know It (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: See life through the eyes of Dino, Ben, and Jonathan -- three teens experiencing the joys and pains of growing up. Although different in many ways, these guys have one main thing in common -- women. Together, their attitudes about women are ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, melancholic, light ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, high school, teenage life, masturbation, teachers and students, infidelity, adolescence vs adulthood, friends, looking for sex, youth, family relations, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.7
 4K
Hollyoaks (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The daily soap that follows the loves, lives and misdemeanours of a group of people living in the Chester village of Hollyoaks where anything could, and frequently does, happen...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, captivating, emotional
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: family relations, teenage love, teenage boy, college life, teenage life, youth, love and romance, family problems, college, student life, family life, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 83K
The O.C. (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The series centers on Ryan Atwood, a troubled youth from a broken home who is adopted by the wealthy and philanthropic Sandy and Kirsten Cohen. Ryan and his surrogate brother Seth, a socially awkward yet quick-witted teenager, deal with life as ...
Style: touching, witty, serious, realistic, intellectual
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: troubled teen, first love, best friends, family relations, teenage love, classmate, social differences, dating, lifestyle, parents and children, teenage life, social relations ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Degrassi High (1987)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Degrassi Junior High is a Canadian CBC Television teen drama series that was produced from 1987-1989 as part of the Degrassi series. The show followed the lives of a group of students attending the titular fictional school. Many episodes tackled ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, high school life, friendship, looking for love, family relations, friends, youth, teenage life, love and romance, social relations, society, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Degrassi: Next Class (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Follow a group of high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors from Degrassi Community School, a fictional school in Toronto, Ontario, as they encounter some of the typical issues and challenges common to a teenager's life.
Style: realistic, sentimental, uplifting, emotional, sweet
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: high school, friendship, teenage protagonist, gay relationship, parent child relationship, rivalry, gays and lesbians, feud, teenage life, guitarist, music, high school student ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Waterloo Road (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: Waterloo Road is a UK television drama series the first broadcast was in the United Kingdom on BBC One on 9 March 2006. Originally set in a troubled comprehensive school in Rochdale, England, the location of the show was moved to the former Greenock ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy
Plot: high school, teenage life, social problems, teachers and students, social differences, romance, life is a bitch, youth, workplace situations, teenage love, workplace intrigue, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, northern england, manchester, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 161K
Gossip Girl (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Gossip Girl is an American teen drama television series based on the book series of the same name written by Cecily von Ziegesar. The series, created by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, originally ran on The CW for six seasons from September 19, ...
Style: witty, romantic, talky, stylized, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama, date night
Plot: teenage love, high school, popularity, youth, love and romance, lifestyle, betrayal, love triangle, gossip and rumors, friends, adolescence, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
My So-Called Life (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The life of a 15 year-old high school student, whose angst-ridden journey through adolescence, friendship, parents, and life teaches her what it means to grow up.
Style: sincere, sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: first love, high school hunk, high school, coming of age, family relations, teenage girl, teenage daughter, adolescence, teen romance, shyness, gay teenager, teenage crush ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Heartbreak High (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Heartbreak High is a popular Australian television series that ran for five years from 1994 to 1999. The series dealt with the students of Hartley High, a tough high school in a multi-racial area of Sydney, and proved to be a more gritty and ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, lifestyle, buddies, coming of age, dedicated educator, underdog, up and down relationship, social relations, drugs/alcohol, couples, society, hardcase students ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Truth About Jane (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jane, a high school teenager, tries to deal with the discovery that she is a lesbian after developing an intense friendship with another girl who makes her discover her true sexuality, which is only the start of Jane's troubles when Jane's ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, coming out, fall in love, school, lesbian couple, high school life, lesbian sex, youth, teenage love, friendship, parents and children, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s, year 1993, year 1989
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Amy and her friends at Grant High learn to define themselves while they navigate the perilous waters of contemporary adolescence. Between their love triangles, secrets, drama, accusations, gossip, confusion, and scandalous rumors, there's never ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, touching, suspenseful ...
Audience: teen drama, girls' night, teens
Plot: teenage pregnancy, high school, family relations, teenage life, parents and children, youth, step siblings, teenager, coming of age, friendship, pregnancy, high school hunk ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 2K
Sugar (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Cliff has just turned 18 and his little sister has a gift for him: booze, a joint, a subway token and the command to have sex. Heading out on the town, Cliff finds friendship -- and more -- in the person of a young hustler named Butch. But ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, coming of age, coming out, friendship, self discovery, fall in love, teenage life, lifestyle, drug abuse, romance, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Blue Citrus Hearts (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A first love could quite possibly be the last for Sam, a Memphis teenager coming to terms with the romantic feelings he harbors for his best friend, Julian. Will the love he feels for this boy guide him through his struggles with his abusive father, ...
Style: sincere, touching, atmospheric, sentimental, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, high school, coming of age, teenage love, teenage life, lifestyle, adolescence vs adulthood, high school life, buddies, life is a bitch, romance, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: memphis, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 7.5
 756
Skam Spain (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The series accompanies a group of 16-year-olds on the journey of their life following their day to day in real time. Dependence on social media, how they face sex, love and ruptures, religion, the search of their identity and the need to fit in.
Style: realistic, disturbing, captivating, sincere, psychological
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, high school, teenager, love, adolescence, teenage love, teenage life, society, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Georgia Nicolson is fourteen, lives with nosey parents who don't understand her, an annoying three year old sister and has to wear a beret to school. She would, however, rather be blonde, have a smaller nose and a boyfriend. Revolving around ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage life, teenage love, coming of age, school, love and romance, youth, family relations, best friends, parents and children, friends, high school life, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: england, europe, new zealand, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Same-Sex Parents (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: A jealous classmate exposes the fact that Olympe has 2 gay parents. Feeling ostracized and humiliated, Olympe lashes out at her closeted mother. Life unravels so that the truth can set them free.
Style: atmospheric, touching, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: family relations, eccentric family, parents and children, teenage love, teenage life, youth, sexual relations, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, gay parent, teen angst, high school ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.7
 3K
Tart (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A student will do anything to become part of the "in-crowd" at the exclusive school she attends in New York.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, sentimental, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, school, dysfunctional family, coming of age, jealousy, teenage life, high school life, teenage love, teachers and students, destructive relationship, family relations, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.5
 2K
Rebelde Way (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Rebelde Way is a Martín Fierro Award—nominated Argentine soap opera created and produced by Cris Morena. It originally aired from 26 May 2002 to 18 December 2003. The series was broadcast in many countries worldwide, including Peru, Germany, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, entertaining, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school life, boarding school life, teenage love, friends, friendship, teenage life, boarding school, teachers and students, love and romance, youth, music, music band ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 6.6
 3K
Odd Girl Out (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A mother and her daughter confront the intimidation of teen peer pressure and the emotionally brutalizing social rituals of high school.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, high school, high school life, school, lifestyle, buddies, family relations, friendship, youth, misfit, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.1
 653
Open Heart (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: In the wake of her father's disappearance, 16-year-old Dylan Blake falls in with the wrong crowd, gets arrested, and earns court-ordered community service volunteering at Open Heart Memorial, the hospital where her mother and sister are ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, touching, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: hospital, friendship, missing person, uncover truth, teenage life, investigation, love and romance, family relations, family problems, teenage love, rebelliousness, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 467
Fit (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Takes a look at gay and straight love among the new millennials. Everything from secret crushes to homophobic attitudes are revealed by the rambunctious students taking Drama and Dance from Loris. None of the teens are what they seem at first ...
Style: serious, sincere, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Plot: teenage love, teachers and students, high school, teenage life, coming of age, gender, youth, power relations, coming out, teenage girl, brother brother relationship, teen angst ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.5
 173
Out With Dad (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: Here we have a look into the life of a teenage girl along with her single father. The two share a close relationship. Rose is coming of age, coming out of the closet, and hoping to avoid having a spotlight put on her life. Her dad, Nathan, is ...
Style: erotic, psychological, unusual plot structure, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: lesbian, single father, coming out, high school, father daughter relationship, friendship, lesbian daughter, lgbt, lesbian interest, teenager, romance, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.1
 984
Addicted (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Ever since he was young, Bai Luo Yin has been living with his careless father, Bai Han Qi and his grandmother. When he turned 16 years old, his biological mother Jiang Yuan is re-marrying, and her partner is the party’s high ranking official Gu ...
Style: gay cinema, sexy, psychological, touching, sincere ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, high school student, high school, romance, gay relationship, gay lead character, friendship, school, youth, student, love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Boy Meets World (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Boy Meets World is an American television sitcom that chronicles the coming of age events and everyday life-lessons of Cory Matthews, a Philadelphian who grows up from a young boy to a married man. The show aired for seven seasons from 1993 to 2000 ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, teen drama, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: coming of age, family relations, friendship, high school, school, college, high school life, teenage life, teenage love, supportive parent, power relations, best friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.3
 1K
Zebrahead (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Interracial love story set in Detroit.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, sincere, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: interracial relations, high school, high school life, forbidden love, city life, teenage life, urban, racism, parents and children, americana, teenage love, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 70s
Place: detroit, usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%