Movies like Sex and the USA

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Sex and the USA
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, underage sex, hypocrisy, concealed nudity, abstinence, high school, sexuality, teenager, teenage girl, rape, drugs
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about youth, teenage life, coming of age, friends, friendship, high school and high school life mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Sex and the USA: Whatever (1998), To Save a Life (2009), How She Move (2007), Toe to Toe (2009), The Last Year (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Whatever
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: friendship, coming of age, teenager, school, drugs, high school, coming-of-age, adolescence, drinking, parents and children, pornography, runaway ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: new jersey, usa, new york, california
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To Save a Life
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: gloomy, serious, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dealing with death, high school, innocence lost, high school life, coming of age, teenage life, christian, youth, friendship, social relations, social misfits, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   90%
    User:   86%
 
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How She Move
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, dancer's life, urban ghetto, contests and competitions, high school, follow your dream, music, teenage life, urban, urban ghetto life, ambition, dance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   85%
    User:   74%
 
 5.2
 438
Toe to Toe
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: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, self discovery, friendship, high school, interracial relations, social differences, high school life, teenage life, society, youth, friends, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   84%
 
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The Last Year
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Paul's homosexual affair at Bible College with a new student named Alex sets tongues wagging, mostly with un-Christian reactions. The dean, himself a closet case, threatens to expel Paul, and the football jocks have their eye on Alex. The ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sexual, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming of age, school, gays and lesbians, innocence lost, college, high school, self discovery, teachers and students, incest, teenage love, college life, coming out ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   67%
 
Normal Adolescent Behavior
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: High school student Wendy has an odd relationship with her five friends: They're openly sexual with each other, swapping partners every week. But this is all thrown into turmoil when she meets Sean, a new student in school who has a crush on ...
Style: sexual, serious, bleak, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: high school, drugs/alcohol, innocence lost, strong sexual content, teenage life, youth, teenage love, best friends, coming of age, high school life, basketball, lust ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   60%
 
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Summerland
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Summerland is an American drama television series created by Stephen Tolkin and Lori Loughlin. It is centered on a clothing designer in her 30s, Ava Gregory, raising her niece and nephews after their parents die in a tragic accident. They live in ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, friendship, surfing, siblings relations, teenage life, life turned upside down, coming of age, love and romance, teenager, partners, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   64%
 
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Palo Alto
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: gloomy, serious, realistic, atmospheric, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenager, coming of age, small town, drugs, teenagers, drugs/alcohol, teenage life, adolescence, coming-of-age, drinking, virginity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   57%
 
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Speak
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: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, youth, teachers and students, coming of age, small town, mute or deaf, rehabilitation, mute, rape, parents and children, sexual abuse, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   50%
 
 5.9
 832
Tru Loved
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Recently relocated from San Francisco to conservative suburbia by her lesbian mothers, Tru struggles like all teens to fit in and find love, but her quest is complicated by sexual politics, closed minds, and closeted friends as she seeks to ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: gays and lesbians, moral dilemma, romance, high school, coming out, high school life, suburbs, teenage life, gender, love and romance, youth, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   63%
 
 6.3
 846
The Wise Kids
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A vivid, dynamic Southern coming-of-age drama, takes place in the transitional space between high school and college, when life seems to be all questions and no answers, and the future is scarily wide open. Set in and around a Charleston, SC Baptist ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sexual
Plot: coming of age, introspection, small town, self discovery, small town life, teenage life, friends, homosexuality, christian, society, single parent, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   70%
 
The Ketchup Effect
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, realistic, touching
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 ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   55%
 
 6.2
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Little Birds
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lily and Alison face a life-changing event after they leave their Salton Sea home and follow the boys they meet back to Los Angeles.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, captivating
Plot: friends, best friends, drugs/alcohol, friendship, adventure, adolescence vs adulthood, small town, teenage life, urban, coming of age, youth, runaway ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   63%
 
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Gigantic
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A half-hour dramedy that takes a fictional look at the glitzy, chaotic and often hilarious life of being a Hollywood "it" kid. Set in the world of the Hollywood elite packed with A-list parties and privilege, it tells a coming-of-age story ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, hollywood, parents and children, family, siblings relations, celebrity culture, teenage life, youth, family relations, disorder, artists and showbiz, starlet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, southern california
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System:   56%
    User:   57%
 
The Art of Getting By
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: George, a lonely and fatalistic teen who's made it all the way to his senior year without ever having done a real day of work, is befriended by Sally, a popular but complicated girl who recognizes in him a kindred spirit.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, high school, romance, teenage love, high school life, teenage life, artist, coming of age, youth, social relations, sketching, philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   59%
 
Fat Kid Rules the World
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A dropout comes to the aid of a chubby and suicidal high-school kid by recruiting him as the drummer for his upstart punk-rock band.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: punk, drugs/alcohol, odd couple, high school, social misfits, rock, coming of age, teenage life, misfit, youth, mentally unstable, music band ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   49%
 
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Odd Girl Out
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: serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, buddies, school, social misfits, friendship, teachers and students, teenage love, high school life, teenage life, coming of age, misfit, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   60%
 
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Beaver Falls
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Story: Beaver Falls is a British comedy-drama that follows a trio of Oxford Brookes University graduates who managed to deceitfully get jobs at Beaver Falls, an elitist American summer camp for the beautiful teenage offspring of California's rich and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexy
Audience: teens
Plot: camp, drugs/alcohol, buddies, coming of age, teenage life, youth, friends, social relations, summer, summer camp, friendship, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   47%
 
It Felt Like Love
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: serious, bleak, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: coming of age, innocence lost, self discovery, looking for sex, teenage life, obsession, youth, best friends, friendship, wooing, unsupportive friend, first sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   50%
 
A Very Serious Person
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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, touching
Plot: gays and lesbians, hollywood, self discovery, teenage life, youth, orphan, ambulance, coming of age, filmmaking, elderly, gender, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   48%
 
Return to Macon County
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1958, two teenagers take their pride and joy, a hopped-up Chevy, and start a cross-country journey to enter it in the National Championship drag races in California. Along the way they hook up with a pretty but dingy waitress who quits her job ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: on the road, gang, car chase, chases and races, adventure, countryside, friends, crimes, partners, waitress, buddies, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: california, georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   48%
 
How to Survive Myself?
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: coming of age, family, teenage life, high school, youth, family relations, friends, parents and children, high school life, social relations, lifestyle, video chat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   42%
 
Young Americans
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Young Americans is an American television drama created by Steven Antin. The show debuted on July 12, 2000 on The WB network as a summer replacement for, and spin-off from, another Columbia TriStar Television production, Dawson's Creek. The ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: boarding school, coming of age, boarding school life, school, student life, youth, friends, buddies, fall in love, teenage love, gender bending, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   42%
 
Life As We Know It
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: semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, looking for sex, parents and children, teachers and students, teenage love, suburbs, adolescence vs adulthood, suburban life, high school life, teenage life, coming of age, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   40%
 
She's Too Young
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A mother/daughter relationship is thrown off balance when the mother (Marcia Gay Harden) discovers that her "good girl" daughter (Alexis Dziena) is part of a group who are engaging in sexual activities with multiple partners. Such activity ...
Style: disturbing, serious, sexual, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: high school, coming of age, suburbs, sexual abuse, sexual relations, coming out, high school life, sexually transmitted disease, suburban life, teenage life, thirtysomething life, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   40%
 
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Palo Alto, CA
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: college life, thanksgiving, small town life, college, coming of age, small town, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, homecoming, reunion, suburban life, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   37%
 
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Terri
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Terri, a pajama-clad, disaffected high school student learns how to engage the world with the help of Mr. Fitzgerald, his assistant principal.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, coming of age, friendship, small town, school, social misfits, bullying, pornography, loneliness, unlikely friendships, relationships, teenagers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   37%
 
The Kirishima Thing
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, realistic, clever, humorous ...
Plot: social differences, high school, high school life, student life, teenage life, society, youth, social relations, social misfits, friendship, misfit, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   44%
 
Student Confidential
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, realistic, sexual, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hardcase students, college, high school, juvenile delinquency, coming of age, school, self discovery, teachers and students, teenage love, adolescence vs adulthood, college life, high school life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   35%
 
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Skins
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A wild ride through the lives of a group of high school friends stumbling through the mine field of adolescence... and stepping on most of the mines as they go.
Style: sexual, semi serious, realistic, based on british tv series
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: drugs/alcohol, looking for sex, teenage life, youth, friendship, coming of age, love and romance, high school, friends, social relations, teenager, teenage sexuality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: baltimore, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   48%
 
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