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Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001)
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Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001)
Original name: Degrassi
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The life of a group of adolescents going through the trials and tribulations of teendom at Degrassi Community School.
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, gloomy, serious, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, school, teacher, friendship, homosexual, bully, teenager, teenage life, teenage love, pregnancy, youth, family relations, teachers and students, racism, parents and children, life is a bitch, interracial relations, love and romance, alcohol abuse, child abuse, abortion, high school life, society, couples, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
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 sentimental films and TV series with plots about youth, teenage life, high school, friendship, love and romance, teenager and teenage girl mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Degrassi: The Next Generation: Skins (2007), Shame (2015), Degrassi High (1987), The Fosters (2013), The Truth About Jane (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Skins (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
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, semi serious, cynical, sexual ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, sexual relations, drugs/alcohol, party, youth, high school life, homosexual, looking for sex, lifestyle, high school, friendship, siblings relations ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england
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100%
 8.7
 24K
Shame (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 30 min.
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: sweet, realistic, emotional, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: friendship, teenage sexuality, teenage sex, teenage girl, teenage protagonist, teenage boy, high school hunk, gay teenager, lgbt, teen angst, high school, interracial relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, oslo norway, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Degrassi High (1987)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
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: serious, sincere, realistic, gloomy, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, friendship, coming of age, teenager, junior high school, high school life, looking for love, friends, innocence lost, society, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 7.9
 22K
The Fosters (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, semi serious, touching
Audience: teen drama
Plot: gays and lesbians, foster child, teenage life, adoption, step siblings, lesbian, family problems, foster home, troubled teen, gay parent, lesbian mother, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: sentimental, touching, serious, sincere, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, school, lesbian, friendship, high school life, parents and children, fall in love, high school, lesbian couple, teenage love, best friends, youth ...
Time: 90s, year 1989, year 1993
Place: kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Life As We Know It (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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, teachers and students, infidelity, young lovers, adolescence vs adulthood, looking for sex, parents and children, family relations, love and romance, masturbation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.6
 31K
Dawson's Creek (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, captivating, emotional, touching, serious
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: love triangle, friendship, small town, coming of age, teenage life, couples, high school life, couple relations, romance, self discovery, first sex, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, teen drama, teens
Plot: high school, family relations, teenage life, parents and children, youth, introspection, teenage pregnancy, coming of age, friendship, suburbs, teenager, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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South of Nowhere (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Story: South of Nowhere is an American teen drama television series created by Thomas W. Lynch. Aimed primarily at teenagers, it first aired on November 4, 2005 and was one of six original series on The N. The second half of the third and final season ...
Style: serious, sincere, humorous, captivating, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: coming out, lesbian, sexuality, reconciliation, homosexual, high school, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, teenage life, starting over, struggle, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
My So-Called Life (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, gloomy, talky, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: first love, high school hunk, teenage girl, high school, coming of age, adolescence, teenager, gay teenager, best friends, teenage daughter, homosexual, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.1
 4K
Hollyoaks (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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, captivating, emotional, serious
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage boy, teenage love, teenage girl, college life, love and romance, teenage life, family problems, youth, college, student life, couple relations, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Blue Citrus Hearts (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 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: touching, sentimental, gloomy, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: high school, coming of age, coming out, sexual abuse, teenage love, gender, innocence lost, lifestyle, society, high school life, buddies, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: memphis, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
 40K
90210 (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: 90210 revolves around several students at the fictional West Beverly Hills High School, including new Beverly Hills residents Annie Wilson and Dixon Wilson. Their father, Harry Wilson, has returned from Kansas to his Beverly Hills childhood home ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, romantic, captivating, serious
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: high school, friendship, teenage love, teenage life, high school life, friends, family relations, social relations, parents and children, siblings relations, power relations, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: beverly hills, california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Heartbreak High (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 50 min.
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: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenager, underdog, youth, society, high school life, lifestyle, social relations, up and down relationship, power relations, rivalry, dedicated educator ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.7
 66K
One Tree Hill (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, captivating, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, couple relations, high school, friendship, high school life, rivalry, teenage love, basketball, athlete's life, team, ambitious, rivals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Waterloo Road (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 53 min.
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: realistic, gloomy, emotional, serious, sincere
Plot: high school, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, life is a bitch, teachers and students, romance, social problems, social relations, power relations, youth, suicide attempt, loss of loved one ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, manchester, scotland, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.5
 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: sexual, touching, sentimental, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: coming out, coming of age, gay, romance, love and romance, couple relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, gays and lesbians, friendship, prostitute, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.5
 75K
The O.C. (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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: teens, teen drama
Plot: troubled teen, dating, classmates, social differences, best friends, teenage love, lifestyle, family relations, first love, parents and children, lawyer, social relations ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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You'll Get Over It (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Vincent finds himself a victim of outing in his high school, he must accept to live with the drastic changes it provokes, and redefine his relationships with his friends and family.
Style: touching, sincere, semi serious, sexual, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, high school, love and romance, friendship, teenage love, teenage life, youth, lifestyle, high school life, sexual relations, gays and lesbians, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 440
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: sincere, serious, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Plot: coming out, teenage life, teachers and students, teenage love, high school, coming of age, youth, gender, power relations, teacher student relationship, brother brother relationship, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.1
 842
Set Me Free (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, Switzerland, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A coming-of-age tale centered around Hannah, a young girl who is living a troubled family life. Set in 1963, Hannah develops a fascination with Jean-Luc Godard's then-recent film "Vivre sa vie". As she begins to model herself after ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, emotional, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, dysfunctional family, coming of age, prostitution, teacher, puberty, family relations, kids in trouble, dull life, gays and lesbians, parents and children, teachers and students ...
Time: 60s, year 1963, 1960s
Place: canada, quebec, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.6
 4K
Neighbours (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Neighbours is an Australian television soap opera. It was first broadcast on the Seven Network on 18 March 1985. It was created by TV executive Reg Watson, who proposed the idea of making a show that focused on realistic stories and portrayed adults ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: cafe, infidelity, friendship, suburban life, bar, rivalry, family life, couples, siblings relations, parents and children, love and romance, fall in love ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary ...
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, high school life, school, couples, best friends, teenage life, coming of age, parents and children, wooing, love and romance, high school, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: england, europe, new zealand, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
 546
Graduate First (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of friends, coming to the end of their school years, fill their days with sex, drugs and rock'n'roll.
Style: sincere, serious, bleak, thought provoking, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: high school, student, society, human nature, high school life, power relations, youth, social decay, teenage life, couples, on the run, teachers and students ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, flanders, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.8
 9K
Felicity (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Felicity Porter decides to follow her long time crush to college in New York City.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, talky
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: college, love and romance, coming of age, love triangle, looking for love, couples, college life, adulthood, adolescence vs adulthood, lifestyle, youth, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Switched at Birth (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The story of two teenage girls who discover they were accidentally switched as newborns in the hospital. Bay Kennish grew up in a wealthy family with two parents and a brother, while Daphne Vasquez, who lost her hearing at an early age due to a case ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: teen drama, family outing
Plot: teenage life, parents and children, family life, mute or deaf, best friends, friendship, relatives, sign language, student, family relations, friends, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
You Are Not Alone (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Young teenager Bo (Anders Agensø) is too sensitive for the hothouse atmosphere of a boarding school run by a cold, unfeeling would-be man of the cloth (an uncharacteristically grim Ove Sprogøe). Lonely and scared, he finds a soul mate in the ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sexual, serious, realistic
Plot: gays and lesbians, friendship, youth, coming of age, teenage life, young lovers, love and romance, school, boarding school life, couples, family relations, friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Home and Away (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Home and Away is set in the fictional town of Summer Bay, a coastal town in New South Wales, and follows the personal and professional lives of the people living in the area. The show initially focused on the Fletcher family, Pippa and Tom Fletcher ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, beach, family relations, social relations, romance, couple relations, fall in love, parents and children, love and romance, dysfunctional family, teenage love, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, 80s, contemporary ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
 1K
Zebrahead (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Interracial love story set in Detroit.
Style: bleak, serious, sincere, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: high school, forbidden love, interracial relations, parents and children, romance, urban ghetto life, love and romance, life is a bitch, city life, americana, teenage love, urban ghetto ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: detroit, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Walk to Remember (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When the popular, restless Landon Carter is forced to participate in the school drama production he falls in love with Jamie Sullivan, the daughter of the town's minister. Jamie has a "to-do" list for her life and also a very big ...
Style: touching, sentimental, romantic, sincere, dramatic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, love and romance, true love, opposites attract, first love, teenage life, high school life, fall in love, coming of age, terminal illness, romance, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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