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Sex and the USA (2008)
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Sex and the USA (2008)
Original name: Sex and the U.S.A.
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Thirteen year old Audrey Shaw is new to Bellweather, California and certain shell never fit in when she meets Krista Rich, the pretty, popular girl she aspires to be "or be with" shes just not sure. In a conservative California town, 14-year-old Audrey is new to Bellweather, California and certain shell never fit in when she meets Krista Rich, the pretty, popular girl she aspires to be "or be with" shes just not sure. Blending traditional filmmaking with social networking-inspired video clips, director Jan Wellmann paints a portrait of puberty and the hyperconnected lives of modern teens.
Style: sexual, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, innocence lost, teenage life, youth, friendship, high school life, lifestyle, society, friends, sexuality, rape, teenage girl, high school, hypocrisy, underage sex, drugs, teenager, abstinence, concealed nudity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and humorous films with plots about youth, teenage life, coming of age, friends, friendship, high school life and high school mostly in Drama, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like Sex and the USA: To Save a Life (2009), Toe to Toe (2009), Funeral Kings (2012), Perfect Sport (2008), The Ketchup Effect (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
To Save a Life (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jake Taylor has everything. He has a beautiful girl, he's the champion in basketball and beer pong, and everyone loves him. Then, an old childhood friend, whom Jake used to be friends with, commits suicide. Jake begins to think. He wonders what ...
Style: serious, gloomy, captivating, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, christian, coming of age, friendship, dealing with death, innocence lost, high school life, teenage life, youth, social relations, social misfits, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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95%
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Toe to Toe (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Out on the lacrosse pitch, wealthy but troubled Jesse and poor but driven Tosha form an easy and deep bond, but their relationship is threatened once they enter the hallways of an elite prep school they attend in Washington, D.C. There, they must ...
Style: emotional, serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, self discovery, high school, friendship, interracial relations, social differences, high school life, teenage life, society, youth, friends, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Funeral Kings (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's always a good day for a funeral at St. Mark's Middle School. Andy and Charlie, two altar servers, don't just get to miss class anytime a parishioner kicks the bucket, they cut out early and play hooky as soon as the service is ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, drugs/alcohol, youth, buddies, friends, friendship between boys, male friendship, smoking, coffin, group of friends, altar boy, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Perfect Sport (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lee Bishop is forced to grow up quickly when his mother leaves for Iraq and his younger sister joins him on the varsity wrestling squad.
Style: uplifting, semi serious, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, coming of age, siblings relations, high school life, teenage life, sport, family life, youth, family relations, curses spells and rituals, ambition, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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The Ketchup Effect (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenager's reputation is destroyed when she falls asleep drunk at a party and some boys take provocative photos of her.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, teenage life, high school, coming of age, youth, social relations, friends, innocence lost, friendship, sexual relations, love and romance, first sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.2
 25K
Palo Alto (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Palo Alto weaves together three stories of teenage lust, boredom, and self-destruction: shy, sensitive April, torn between an illicit flirtation with her soccer coach and an unrequited crush on sweet stoner Teddy; Emily, who offers sexual favors to ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, touching, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, high school, youth, teenage sexuality, small town, drugs/alcohol, unfulfillment, coming of age, adolescence, social relations, high school life, under the surface ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Whatever (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the early 1980s, Anna, a New Jersey teenager faces her impending adulthood, dreaming of a life as a successful New York artist. When she gets caught up in the carefree sport of pre-AIDS sex and drugs, Anna's future becomes less certain.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, gloomy, humorous ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: sex, friendship, teenager, coming of age, school, parents and children, high school life, teenage life, youth, family relations, single parent, teachers and students ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: new jersey, usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.3
 23K
Speak (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Freshman high-school student Melinda has refused to speak ever since she called the cops on a popular summer party. With her old friends snubbing her for being a rat, and her parents too busy to notice her troubles, she folds into herself, trying to ...
Style: touching, sincere, psychological, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, innocence lost, teenage life, unsupportive friend, high school, life is a bitch, high school life, school, misfit, sexual abuse, rape, mute ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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It Felt Like Love (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Fourteen-year-old Lila is experiencing an ennui-filled Brooklyn summer. She awkwardly wears a Kabuki-esque mask of sunscreen at the beach and plays third wheel to Chiara, her more experienced friend, and Chiara’s boyfriend, Patrick. Determined to ...
Style: bleak, serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: coming of age, obsession, innocence lost, self discovery, looking for sex, teenage life, youth, best friends, friendship, wooing, unsupportive friend, first sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Underemployed (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Five friends learn to deal with the harsh realities of life after college.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: college graduate, twentysomething life, young adult, unfulfillment, friends, best friends, friendship, workplace situations, society, workplace, youth, petty job ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 3.3
 5K
How She Move (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After the death of Raya Green's(Rutina Wesley) sister, she gets out from her classes at school, and sees a stomp crew practicing. She meets Bishop(Dwain Murphy) which is the dance crew leader. She then meets Michelle and does a stomp battle ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, dance, dancer's life, urban ghetto, contests and competitions, black people, high school, music, follow your dream, teenage life, urban, urban ghetto life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Coming of age story about two inner city youths, who are left to fend for themselves over the summer after their mothers are taken away by the authorities.
Style: serious, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: coming of age, friendship, urban, working class, neglect, runaway, teenage life, urban ghetto, urban ghetto life, life is a bitch, youth, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Fat Boy Chronicles (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The Fat Boy Chronicles is a motion picture about Jimmy Winterpock, an obese high-school student who deals with bullying and trying to lose weight. The film is inspired by a true story and was released in 2010 as a major motion picture.
Style: serious, emotional, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: social misfits, high school, coming of age, follow your dream, human spirit, teenage love, teenage life, hopes, misfit, society, youth, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Cyber Seduction: His Secret Life (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A high school kid (Sumpter) develops an addiction to Internet porn so intense that it begins to destroy his life and tear his family apart.
Style: sexual, serious, realistic
Plot: high school, internet, friendship, swimmer, obsession, teenage love, addiction, high school life, teenage life, youth, parents and children, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Love Is the Drug (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jonah Brand (John Patrick Amedori) isn't necessarily the type of guy who would interest ultra-hot Sara Weller (Lizzy Caplan). But when she and her friends find out he works at a pharmacy, they charm him into their circle and gain his trust with ...
Style: emotional, serious, gloomy, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: love triangle, juvenile delinquency, teenage love, drug abuse, high school life, high school, teenage life, suburbs, kids in trouble, love and romance, youth, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Student Confidential (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Four high school students are led into the world of adult vices by their guidance counselor, a shadowy, suicidal millionaire.
Style: humorous, semi serious, erotic, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, hardcase students, college, juvenile delinquency, school, coming of age, self discovery, teachers and students, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, college life, high school life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Falkenberg Farewell (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It's the last summer in Falkenberg for five childhood friends. David yearns to be a child again and Holger never wants to move away. Jesper constantly returns home without anybody really noticing that he’s been gone. Jörgen finances his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, touching
Plot: friendship, coming of age, best friends, youth, small town, friends, small town life, adult as child, escape from reality, grownups, burglary, childhood friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.5
 833
Palo Alto, CA (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On their last night of Thanksgiving break, four old friends, now all college freshmen, realize their small town has more meaning than they ever imagined.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: thanksgiving, college, college life, small town life, coming of age, small town, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, homecoming, reunion, suburban life, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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A Thousand Times Stronger (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The arrival of a new girl causes a stir in classroom social structure.
Style: humorous, serious, realistic, emotional, sexual ...
Plot: high school life, school, teenage life, youth, self discovery, misfit, friends, social relations, lifestyle, misled
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Defying Gravity (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Cassandra, a mute runaway girl, takes refuge in the cemetery in which her mother is laid to rest. She is watched over by Jorge, the cemetery caretaker, an illegal alien who is committed to the restoration of a classic '60 cadillac hearse. Shore ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: mute or deaf, social misfits, friendship, teenage life, misfit, youth, friends, coming of age, dealing with death, on the run, dysfunctional family, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Kirishima Thing (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A story about the disappearance of Kirishima, a star athlete of the volleyball club, and how his disappearance affects every person in school.
Style: semi serious, atmospheric, clever, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: high school, social differences, high school life, high school student, student life, teenage life, society, youth, social relations, social misfits, friendship, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 449
Future Weather (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Abandoned by her dreamer single mom, a teenage loner becomes obsessed with ecological disaster, forcing her and her grandmother, a functioning alcoholic, to rethink their futures.
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic
Plot: coming of age, innocence lost, teachers and students, dysfunctional family, teenage life, youth, family problems, family relations, power relations, alcohol abuse, when the parents are away, environmentalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Pregnancy Project (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Pregnancy project tells the real story of Gaby Rodriguez, a seventeen-year-old who attended a Washington state high-school and made her senior school project the treatment of pregnant teenagers by pretending to be pregnant.
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, thought provoking
Audience: teens
Plot: pregnancy, teenage life, youth, high school, power relations, social relations, parents and children, teachers and students, high school life, dishonesty, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Vicious Circle (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Shot on digital , HD and 8 mm. Filmed through both sides of North America. 'Vicious Circle' pushes the limits of what can be accomplished on a bike. Featuring the first ever 65 foot 'Double Road Gap' , some of the gnarliest ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Plot: destructive relationship, fall in love, false accusation, youth, teenage life, love and romance, society, family relations, lifestyle, skateboard, half brother, teenage boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
How to Survive Myself? (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: coming of age, high school, teenage life, family, youth, family relations, friends, parents and children, high school life, social relations, lifestyle, hair dye ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
I Don't Have Many Friends (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Second year high school student Kodaka Hasegawa has transferred to his new school about a month ago, but he still hasn't made any friends. Kodaka Hasegawa was born from a Japanese father and a British mother. Because of his appearance, people ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: social misfits, friendship, high school life, teenage life, youth, social relations, friends, teenage love, physical appearance, love and romance, society, manga
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.4
 1K
Life Hits (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Christina is living in a suburb to Copenhagen. With her class mates Cecilie, Trine and Pernille she slacks her school work, living mostly for the weekends of gate crashing, getting drunk, experimenting with drugs and scoring guys. But her world is ...
Style: bleak, serious, rough, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: coming of age, drugs/alcohol, teenage life, urban, kids in trouble, life is a bitch, high school, friends, society, youth, best friends, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
All the Wilderness (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Keeping to himself in the wake his father's death, James Charm finds refuge in solitary walks and creating morbid sketches — until a charismatic new friend and a quirky young woman begin to draw him out of his shell.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, self discovery, coming of age, youth, single parent, family relations, teenage boy, punch, hamster, drawing, therapist, boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Very Serious Person (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jan, an itinerant male nurse from Denmark, takes a new job with Mrs. A, a terminally ill Manhattan woman raising her parentless thirteen-year-old grandson, Gil. Spending the summer by the shore, the emotionally reserved Jan finds himself oddly cast ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, touching
Plot: ambulance, hollywood, gays and lesbians, self discovery, teenage life, youth, orphan, coming of age, filmmaking, elderly, gender, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.1
 4K
Foxes (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A group of friends come of age in the asphalt desert of the San Fernando Valley, as set to a blazing soundtrack and endless drinking, drugs and sex.
Style: serious, gloomy, rough, realistic, reflective ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teenager, hollywood, self discovery, alcohol, sex, prostitution, desert, drug abuse, parents and children, addiction ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%