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.
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, teenager, 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, 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 sentimental films and TV series with plots about youth, teenage life, family relations, high school, friendship, love and romance and teenager mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Degrassi: The Next Generation: The Fosters (2013), Skins (2007), My So-Called Life (1994), One Tree Hill (2003), Degrassi High (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.9
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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, touching, melancholic, sincere ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: gays and lesbians, foster child, foster home, lesbian, family problems, lesbian mother, adoption, troubled teen, teenage life, step siblings, supportive parent, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 8.2
 73K
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, cynical, realistic, semi serious, sexual ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, sexual relations, drugs/alcohol, looking for sex, youth, siblings relations, high school life, party, high school, classmates, homosexual, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: high school hunk, first love, family relations, teenage girl, teenage daughter, high school, adolescence, teen romance, shyness, teenage crush, crush, coming of age ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 70K
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, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, family relations, couple relations, friendship, high school, basketball, teenage love, high school life, step siblings, rivalry, favoritism among siblings, athlete's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, friendship, high school life, looking for love, family relations, teenager, youth, teenage life, friends, society, love and romance, social relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, coming of age, school, love and romance, teenage love, parents and children, best friends, youth, family relations, high school life, couples, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: england, europe, new zealand, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.7
 27K
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: emotional, realistic, sweet, dramatic, serious ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: teenage sexuality, teenager, lgbt, teenage protagonist, teenage boy, friendship, teenage sex, teenage girl, gay teenager, teen angst, gay relationship, high school hunk ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, oslo norway, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
 34K
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, emotional, touching, captivating, serious
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, teen drama
Plot: love triangle, friendship, small town, coming of age, teenage life, couple relations, high school life, self discovery, romance, couples, introspection, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.7
 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, serious, emotional, captivating
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: family relations, teenage love, teenage boy, love and romance, youth, teenage life, college life, family problems, couple relations, family life, adolescence vs adulthood, student life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: touching, sentimental, serious, sincere, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, school, lesbian couple, coming out, fall in love, friendship, high school life, parents and children, high school, teenage love, love and romance, best friends ...
Time: 90s, year 1993, year 1989
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, light, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, high school, teenage life, masturbation, teachers and students, infidelity, adolescence vs adulthood, looking for sex, family relations, love and romance, parents and children, young lovers ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, realistic, sincere, humorous, captivating
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, teenage life, reconciliation, starting over, lifestyle, youth, society, coming out, fall in love, struggle, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: emotional, realistic, serious, touching, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, teen drama, teens
Plot: high school, family relations, teenage pregnancy, teenage life, parents and children, youth, coming of age, friendship, suburbs, teenager, high school student, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, atmospheric, sentimental, sincere, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, high school, coming of age, teenage love, teenage life, buddies, high school life, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, lifestyle, society, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: memphis, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.5
 79K
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, intellectual, realistic
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: troubled teen, best friends, family relations, social differences, classmate, teenage love, dating, lifestyle, first love, parents and children, lawyer, sexual activity ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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: sincere, touching, serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: gay teenager, coming out, gay, coming of age, lifestyle, friendship, self discovery, fall in love, teenage life, youth, life is a bitch, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: sincere, serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: high school, teachers and students, social problems, social differences, teenage life, romance, youth, social relations, workplace situations, society, workplace intrigue, teenage love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, manchester, scotland, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: teen drama, family outing
Plot: sign language, best friends, teenage life, parents and children, mute or deaf, family relations, relatives, friendship, family life, deaf, social relations, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kansas city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 7.1
 629
Open Heart (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 22 min.
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: touching, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: hospital, friendship, teenage life, missing person, uncover truth, investigation, crimes, family relations, family problems, parents and children, teenage love, riddles and clues ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.7
 3K
Party Girl (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, schoolgirl, jealousy, teenage life, high school life, teenage love, destructive relationship, teachers and students, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 453
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, emotional, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Plot: teenage life, high school, teachers and students, teenage love, coming of age, gender, youth, power relations, coming out, brother brother relationship, teenage girl, teen angst ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.6
 3K
Odd Girl Out (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 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, school, lifestyle, buddies, family relations, friendship, misfit, rivalry, youth, love and romance, teachers and students ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, serious, talky ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, teenage life, first love, adolescence, friendship, teenagers, high school life, suicide, hopes, social misfits, teenager ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 20th century ...
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.8
 10K
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, talky, realistic, serious
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: college, love and romance, adulthood, couples, love triangle, college life, looking for love, coming of age, lifestyle, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A recent high school graduate is faced with two options, either go to a business school where his father wants him to go to, or get a full time job. However he decides to defy his father and go to Hawaii. Trouble is he has no money. Along the way he ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: coming of age, school, friendship, family relations, looking for sex, fall in love, youth, rise to the top, best friends, teenage love, parents and children, high school life ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1962, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, hawaii, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
 376
For One Night (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Their town always had two proms, one for the whites and one for the blacks. When both proms wanted the same DJ, Brianna McCallister suggested combining the proms, which would also mean more money for decorations. However, her idea shook the town up, ...
Style: touching, uplifting, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: racism, high school, family relations, racial tension, small town, rebellion, prom, teenage life, society, youth, lifestyle, reunion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.4
 5K
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: realistic, serious, sentimental, emotional, sincere
Plot: suburbs, friendship, infidelity, cafe, family relations, wedding, love and romance, rivalry, youth, betrayal, siblings relations, suburban life ...
Time: 80s, 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ 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: emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious, saga
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, family relations, beach, teenage life, parents and children, dysfunctional family, first sex, family problems, couples, social relations, love affair, family life ...
Time: 90s, 80s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.2
 6K
Flirting (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The year is 1965 and Danny Embling, is an awkward, underdeveloped teen suffering from occasional bouts of stuttering, attends an all-male boarding school in New South Wales, Australia. it has been some time since Danny has had any romantic ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, sincere, serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, kids
Plot: boarding school, coming of age, friendship, interracial relations, love, boarding school life, self discovery, school, romance, teenage life, opposites attract, forbidden love ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1965, 70s
Place: australia, africa, uganda, kenya, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Boy Meets World (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
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, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: family relations, coming of age, school, college, high school, friendship, teenage life, high school life, teenage love, supportive parent, power relations, best friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%