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Summer Heights High (2007)
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Summer Heights High (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The life of a public school epitomized by disobedient student Jonah Takalua, self-absorbed private school exchange student Ja'mie King, and megalomaniac drama teacher Mr. G.
Style: realistic, humorous, sitcom, captivating, disturbing, parody, biting, suspense, odd, not serious
Audience: teens
Plot: teacher, school, high school, teachers and students, teenage life, society, satire, misfit, bully, australian, dog, bitch, graffiti, down syndrome, public school, breakdancing, breakdance, student, youth, homosexual, geek, loser, popularity, gay slur, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, not serious and semi serious films and TV series with plots about high school, youth, high school life, teenage life, teenager, teachers and students and power relations mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Summer Heights High: Jonah From Tonga (2014), Ja'mie: Private School Girl (2013), Miss Guided (2008), Awkward. (2011), Hull High (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Jonah From Tonga (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Fourteen year old breakdancer and mischievous delinquent, Jonah Takalua, returns from Tonga to start a new life at Holy Cross High School. Dominating the playground with his gang Fobba-licious, amusing himself with endless filfthy jokes and a ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, parody
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: high school, rebelliousness, society, youth, mischievous children, teenage life, teachers and students, popularity, juvenile delinquent, self involved, politically correct, rebellion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Ja'mie: Private School Girl (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Ja'mie: Private School Girl is an Australian television mockumentary series written by and starring Chris Lilley. Continuing the mockumentary style of his previous series, the show follows Ja'mie King, who previously appeared in We Can Be ...
Style: humorous, parody, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, teenage life, teenage girl, high school, silly humor, youth, popularity, social relations, social media, love interest, school life, charity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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74%
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Miss Guided (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Miss Guided is an American sitcom that ran from March 18, 2008 to April 3, 2008 as a mid-season replacement on ABC. The series follows the life of Becky Freeley, a guidance counselor at a high school that she attended when she was a teenager. The ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sitcom, feel good ...
Plot: high school, teacher, school, high school teacher, high school life, teachers and students, dedicated educator, power relations, teenage life, hardcase students, workplace, youth ...
Time: 20th century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Awkward. (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: An irreverent look at the conflict, chaos and humor that defines teenage life through the eyes of 15-year-old Jenna Hamilton whose life begins to change when a simple accident becomes an epic misunderstanding and is blown way out of proportion. ...
Style: realistic, humorous, light, not serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school, teenage life, popularity, teenage love, shyness, loser, self esteem, youth, student, high school life, classmate, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Hull High (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hull High is an American musical teen drama series which aired on the NBC television network in 1990. The series was created and executive produced by Gil Grant.
Style: realistic, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: high school, social relations, youth, power relations, hip hop, teenage life, teachers and students, high school life, teacher student relationship, teenage girl, urban setting, choir ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Boston Public (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Boston Public is an American drama television series created by David E. Kelley and broadcast on Fox. It centered on Winslow High School, a fictional public high school located in Boston, Massachusetts. The show was named for the real public school ...
Style: humorous, sincere, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: high school, teachers and students, teacher student relationship, teacher, everyday life, rivalry, youth, teenage life, society, social problems, idealism, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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A.N.T. Farm (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A.N.T. Farm is a Disney Channel sitcom which premiered on May 6, 2011 as a special preview and continued as a regular series on June 17, 2011. The pilot episode, "transplANTed" aired after the series finale of The Suite Life on Deck. The ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Audience: kids
Plot: child prodigy, popular girl, teenage life, cheerleading, cheerleader, prodigy, school, social relations, high school life, siblings relations, friendship, misfit ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
We Can Be Heroes: Finding The Australian of the Year (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: We Can Be Heroes is a mockumentary TV series created and performed by comedian Chris Lilley. It follows the story of five unique Australians, who have each made a large achievement and been nominated by friends and family for the Australian of the ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, captivating, odd ...
Plot: social misfits, follow your dream, everyday life, ambition, misfit, youth, scientist, desire for fame, society, dimwit, hopes, satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Zoey 101 (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Zoey 101 is an American television series which originally aired on Nickelodeon from January 9, 2005 until May 2, 2008. It focuses on the lives of teenager Zoey Brooks and her friends as they attend Pacific Coast Academy, a fictional boarding school ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, entertaining, sitcom
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: boarding school life, teenage life, teenage love, battle of the sexes, boarding school, youth, lifestyle, best friends, teachers and students, friendship, male female relationship, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: family outing, teen drama, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: coming of age, family relations, high school, school, college, friendship, high school life, teenage life, teenage love, supportive parent, power relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Bad Education (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Young teacher Alfie Wickers is "the worst teacher ever to grace the British education system" – at Abbey Grove School, in Watford Hertfordshire.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, feel good, light ...
Plot: teacher, school, teachers and students, classmates, undisciplined, classmate, young at heart, social relations, youth, workplace, workplace situations, goodhearted ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, love and romance, family relations, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001)
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: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, friendship, school, family relations, teacher, life is a bitch, teachers and students, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, racism, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Faking It (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
TV show
Story: A romantic comedy about two best friends who love each other -- in slightly different ways. After numerous failed attempts to become popular, the girls are mistakenly outed as lesbians, which launches them to instant celebrity status. Seduced by ...
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, disturbing, light
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: lesbian, high school life, lgbt, lesbian relationship, best friends, popularity, youth, teenage life, high school, friends, female friendship, high school hunk ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Liv and Maddie (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The exploits of identical twins Liv, a former television star back home in Wisconsin and in the process of adding movie star to her credits, as well as beginning to focus on her music career, and Maddie, an outstanding student and basketball ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night
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Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Physics or Chemistry (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
Story: Física o Química was a Spanish television series made by Antena 3. The first episode premiered on 4 February 2008. Before its televised broadcast, Física o Química was released on cell phones in Vodafone live! and on the official website of ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, erotic
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, gay teenager, gay, teachers and students, high school life, teenage life, love, friendship, power relations, dedicated educator, workplace situations, bullying ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
That's What I Am (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story that follows 12-year-old Andy Nichol, a bright student who, like most kids his age, will do anything to avoid conflict for fear of suffering overwhelming ridicule and punishment from his junior high school peers.
Style: realistic, sentimental, humorous, not serious
Plot: coming of age, school, popularity, teachers and students, teenage life, high school life, social misfits, misfit, male female relationship, gay slur, homosexual, dignity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1965
Place: usa, california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Best Friends (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 20 min.
TV show
Story: Best Friends follows the life of a group of friends at their high school ‘Spangalis College’. Inside and outside of school exciting and challenging experiences take place. Growing up is never easy; every character has its own, unique story of ...
Style: captivating, light, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, youth, coming of age, teenage life, family relations, high school, society, love, school, everyday life, friends, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Saved by the Bell (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Saved by the Bell is an American television sitcom that aired on NBC from 1989 to 1993. The series was a retool of the Disney Channel series Good Morning, Miss Bliss. The show follows the exploits of a group of friends and their principal, and ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: teen comedy, pre-teens, teens
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Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Chalk (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Life in the trenches of that most honorable and frustrating profession...teaching. It's the start of a memorable new year at Harrison High. The self-conscious Mr. Stroope is convinced that his time has come - this year he will be furnished with ...
Style: humorous, semi documentary, captivating, psychological, clever ...
Audience: teens, date night
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Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Teachers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Teachers is a British television comedy-drama series, created by Tim Loane and originally shown on Channel 4. The series follows a group of secondary school teachers in their daily lives. While the first series centers heavily around probationary ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual, witty ...
Plot: high school, high school life, high school teacher, infidelity, teachers and students, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, lifestyle, couples, thirtysomething life, unsupportive coworkers, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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90210 (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: sentimental, realistic, romantic, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: high school, family relations, friendship, high school hunk, friends, teenage love, teenage life, siblings relations, parents and children, social relations, young people, teachers and students ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: beverly hills, california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, power relations, ambition, rivalry, youth, hardcase students, society, lifestyle, buddies, coming of age, couples, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Popular (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Brooke McQueen, a popular cheerleader at Jacqueline Kennedy High School, and Sam McPherson, the editor of the school paper, are polar opposites. When their single parents unexpectedly meet and get engaged, Brooke and Sam have to deal with their new ...
Style: emotional, humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama, teen comedy
Plot: popularity, peer pressure, high school life, high school, cheerleader, homosexual, step siblings, teenage life, friendship, misfit, leadership, rise to the top ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
I Didn't Do It (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Ultra-competitive fraternal twins Lindy and Logan Watson, together with their four best friends, navigate their freshman year of high school. Each episode begins with a comedic "what just happened?" situation as Lindy and Logan each spin ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sitcom
Audience: teens
Plot: twins, high school life, siblings relations, teenage life, youth, family relations, high school, coming of age, friends, buddies, brother sister relationship, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Hard Times of RJ Berger (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Hard Times of RJ Berger was an American television comedy series created by David Katzenberg and Seth Grahame-Smith for MTV. The show's central character is RJ Berger an unpopular sophomore at the fictional Pinkerton High School in Ohio who ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: high school, loser, friendship, high school life, teenage love, popularity, misfit, crush, physical appearance, teenage life, shyness, adolescence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Mr. D (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Gerry Dee's real-life experiences as a high school teacher before he switched to comedy full-time, MR. D is a story about a charming, under-qualified teacher trying to fake his way through a teaching job, just like he often fakes his ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, cynical, semi autobiographical
Plot: teachers and students, high school, high school life, workplace, workplace situations, teacher, unsupportive coworkers, social relations, power relations, politically correct, studying, high school teacher
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Saved by the Bell: The New Class (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Saved by the Bell: The New Class is a spin-off of the Saved by the Bell series which ran from September 11, 1993 to January 8, 2000. The series lasted for seven seasons on NBC as a part of the network's TNBC Saturday morning line-up. It was the ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: high school, prom, youth, high school life, teenage life, teachers and students, adolescence vs adulthood, workplace, misfit, private detective, hardcase students, prank ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 21st century, 20th century, 1990s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Suburgatory (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Single father George Altman is doing his best to raise his sixteen-year-old daughter Tessa in the big city. When he discovers a box of condoms in her bedroom, though, he decides the time has come to move her to a more wholesome and nurturing ...
Style: not serious, realistic, sitcom, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: suburban life, teenage life, suburbs, youth, family relations, everyday life, parents and children, single parent, neighbor neighbor relationship, social relations, fish out of water, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Incredible Crew (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Incredible Crew is an American sketch comedy television series, created by Nick Cannon for Cartoon Network. Cannon created the series in early 2012, and the series aired as a preview on December 31, 2012, while the series run premiered on January ...
Style: parody, realistic, humorous, not serious, captivating ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, youth, social relations, family, prank, high school, high school life, hidden camera, teenager, music
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%