Movies and TV shows like Degrassi: The Next Generation

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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.
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, kids, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenager, friendship, school, teacher, family relations, lesbian, teenage love, teachers and students, life is a bitch, racism, parents and children, love and romance, child abuse, couples, teenage life, lifestyle, adolescence vs adulthood, bully, gay, lgbt, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, teenage boy ...
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 high school, teenage life, teenager, youth, friendship, family relations and coming of age mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Degrassi: The Next Generation: Skins (2007), Skam (2015), The Fosters (2013), Degrassi High (1987), Life As We Know It (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, cynical, realistic, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, friends, sexual relations, youth, underage drinking, high school, high school life, friendship, party, homosexual, looking for sex, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england
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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, realistic, dramatic, sweet, serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: lgbt, gay, teenage sexuality, friendship, teenage boy, teenage protagonist, teenager, high school student, high school, gay teenager, teenage girl, teenage sex ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, oslo norway, scandinavia
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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, melancholic, touching, sincere ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: lesbian, adoption, foster child, foster home, gays and lesbians, teenage life, lesbian mother, step siblings, troubled teen, lesbian relationship, adolescence, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san diego california, usa, california
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86%
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: realistic, serious, sentimental, sincere, touching ...
Audience: teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, high school life, looking for love, friendship, family relations, friends, youth, teenage life, social relations, love and romance, society, teenager ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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100%
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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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sexy, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, high school, teenage life, teachers and students, infidelity, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, looking for sex, family relations, sexual relations, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
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100%
 6.7
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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: emotional, touching, realistic, captivating, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: friendship, teenage life, small town, love triangle, coming of age, romance, couples, high school life, couple relations, self discovery, homosexual, teenager ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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100%
 7.7
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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, high school, friendship, couple relations, teenage love, girlfriend, friends, basketball, high school sweetheart, family relations, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa
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80%
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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: realistic, sincere, serious, captivating, emotional
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: family relations, teenage love, teenage girl, love and romance, youth, family problems, teenage life, college life, teenage boy, college, adolescence vs adulthood, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy
Plot: high school, teenage life, social differences, teachers and students, social problems, romance, society, social relations, life is a bitch, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, northern england, manchester, england, europe
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100%
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Skam France (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 20 min.
TV show
Story: Tout juste lycéennes, Emma et ses amies Manon, Daphné, Imane et Alexia vont tenter d’organiser la plus grosse soirée jamais organisée par des secondes. Pour y arriver, il faudra lever des fonds, s’incruster dans des soirées branchées, ...
Style: emotional, sweet, uplifting, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: lgbt, gay relationship, high school hunk, high school, gay, friendship between girls, friendship between boys, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teen angst, love and romance, teenage protagonist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, emotional, uplifting, sentimental, sweet
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenage protagonist, gay relationship, friendship, high school student, rivalry, teenage life, parent child relationship, feud, gays and lesbians, gay lead character, lesbian ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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60%
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: sentimental, sincere, serious, emotional, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, kids, teen drama
Plot: high school, female protagonist, teenager, teenage daughter, first love, teenage girl, high school hunk, gay teenager, coming of age, friendship, teenage crush, adolescence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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: romantic, witty, talky, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: high school, popularity, gossip and rumors, teenage love, high school life, friends, youth, love triangle, lifestyle, adolescence, betrayal, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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50%
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: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage pregnancy, teenager, high school, teenage life, high school hunk, family relations, teenage boy, parents and children, youth, high school student, cheerleader, step siblings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: realistic, serious, emotional, touching
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, feminist, hardcase students, society, underdog, youth, coming of age, buddies, dedicated educator, rivalry, lifestyle, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: australia, sydney australia
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100%
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: feel good, touching, sexy, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: school, teenage life, high school, teenage love, coming of age, parents and children, love and romance, youth, high school life, best friends, friends, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: england, london, europe, new zealand, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story based on the best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, which follows 15-year-old freshman Charlie, an endearing and naive outsider who is taken under the wings of two seniors. A moving tale of love, loss, fear and hope - and the ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, romantic, emotional ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, high school, teenager, friendship, first love, youth, adolescence, teenage love, high school life, shyness, suicide, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, year 1991, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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, captivating, disturbing, psychological, sincere ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenager, real life, feminist, friendship, gay, love, high school, urban setting, adolescence, teenage life, teenage love, lgbtq ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, madrid
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100%
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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, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, high school, high school life, school, friendship, family relations, lifestyle, buddies, teachers and students, teenage life, friends, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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100%
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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: teens, teen drama
Plot: troubled teen, best friends, classmate, sexual activity, teenage love, social differences, high school life, lifestyle, first love, teenage life, parents and children, social relations ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay, coming out, teenage love, coming of age, high school, teenage life, romance, youth, life is a bitch, society, best friends, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: memphis, tennessee
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34%
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That '70s Show (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Crank up the 8-track and flash back to a time when platform shoes and puka shells were all the rage in this hilarious retro-sitcom. For Eric, Kelso, Jackie, Hyde, Donna and Fez, a group of high school teens who spend most of their time hanging out ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: friendship, group of friends, teenage love, cannabis, teenager, generation gap, couple relations, parents and children, basement, first love, adolescence vs adulthood, americana ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 20th century
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Spectacular Now (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A hard-partying high school senior's philosophy on life changes when he meets the not-so-typical "nice girl."
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, melancholic, sweet ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, teenager, teenage love, first love, teenage life, youth, high school, couples, romance, family relations, love and romance, classmate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new jersey, california, usa, philadelphia
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33%
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Addicted Heroin (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: sexy, sincere, lgbt cinema, light, touching ...
Plot: gay, gay lead character, gay relationship, high school student, lgbt, romance, high school, gay asian, lgbtq, youth, friendship, school ...
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, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, coming of age, family relations, school, college, teachers and students, friendship, teenage life, high school life, teenage love, power relations, supportive parent ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: realistic, serious, touching, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: lesbian, family relations, eccentric family, parents and children, teenage love, teenage life, youth, sexual relations, teen angst, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, lesbian sex ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, boarding school life, friends, teenage love, love and romance, boarding school, teenage life, friendship, youth, music, music band, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina
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32%
 6.8
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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, touching, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: hospital, friendship, investigation, missing person, teenage life, uncover truth, family relations, family problems, love and romance, youth, amateur detective, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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32%
 6.3
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Zebrahead (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Interracial love story set in Detroit.
Style: sexy, sweet, light, melancholic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: interracial relations, hip hop, high school, forbidden love, racism, teenager, friendship, prejudice, interracial romance, school, mentor, moral ambiguity ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s
Place: new york, michigan, detroit, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
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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, realistic, touching ...
Plot: lesbian, coming of age, teachers and students, teenage love, teenage life, high school, power relations, youth, gender, brother brother relationship, teenage girl, friendship between girls ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%