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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: humorous, sexual, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, youth, friendship, friends, high school life, society, lifestyle, coming of age, innocence lost, sexuality, teenager, rape, drugs, teenage girl, high school, hypocrisy, underage sex, abstinence, concealed nudity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california

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Most similar movies to Sex and the USA

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, friendship, friends, high school life and high school mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Sex and the USA: To Save a Life (2009), Toe to Toe (2009), Whatever (1998), How She Move (2007), Underemployed (2012). 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, contemplative, sincere, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, social differences, self discovery, bittersweet, teenage life, innocence lost, high school life, misfit, youth, religious, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, high school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: serious, touching, gloomy, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, society, high school life, racism, high school, coming of age, bittersweet, social differences, self discovery, youth, teenage life, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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83%
 6.4
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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, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: sex, coming of age, friendship, school, teenager, couples, love and romance, youth, single parent, friends, teachers and students, down on your luck ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, california
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78%
 3.5
 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: touching, realistic, exciting, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: dance, hip hop, youth, follow your dream, contests and competitions, teenage life, friendship, hopes, dancer's life, life is a bitch, urban ghetto, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Underemployed (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Five friends learn to deal with the harsh realities of life after college.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: college graduate, workplace, lifestyle, society, friendship, workplace situations, petty job, twentysomething life, friends, unfulfillment, best friends, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: semi serious, uplifting, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, high school, power relations, curses spells and rituals, family relations, ambition, youth, teenage life, sport, siblings relations, family life, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.2
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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: atmospheric, serious, touching, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, teenage life, teenage sexuality, high school life, unfulfillment, adolescence, youth, teenage girl, high school student, high school, loneliness, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, realistic, light, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, love and romance, teenage life, friendship, social relations, sexual relations, first sex, party, reconciliation, society, dishonesty, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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: emotional, touching, realistic, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, coming of age, self discovery, youth, best friends, friendship, wooing, teenage girl, sexuality, unsupportive friend, sex scene, innocence lost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, high school, school, family relations, lifestyle, buddies, friendship, friends, teachers and students, youth, rivalry, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: touching, realistic, emotional, disturbing, sexual ...
Plot: lifestyle, misfit, social relations, teenage life, self discovery, high school life, friends, teenager, misled, youth, school
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: false accusation, destructive relationship, family relations, youth, fall in love, love and romance, teenage life, lifestyle, society, father son relationship, teenager, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.3
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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: sincere, psychological, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: innocence lost, teenage life, youth, life is a bitch, unsupportive friend, high school, school, rehabilitation, sexual abuse, rape, misfit, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: realistic, humorous, captivating, psychological, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: altar boy, youth, profanity, friendship, coming of age, best friends, group of friends, teenage boy, buddies, teenage life, sexual content, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: serious, realistic, christian film, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: friendship, teenage love, lifestyle, obsession, addiction, teenage sexuality, high school, student, married couple, teenage girl, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, internet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 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, drug abuse, addiction, alcohol abuse, youth, friends, family relations, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: offbeat, realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, friends, dealing with death, coming of age, college dropout, society, misfit, on the run, friendship, dysfunctional family, teenage life, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.8
 161
Being 14 (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The lives and turbulent adventures of a bunch of fourteen-year-old teenagers, through the eyes of three young girls - Sarah, Jade and Louise - with one last year to go before high school.
Style: gloomy, serious, sincere, tense, realistic
Plot: youth, best friends, drug abuse, high school life, friendship, strong female presence, teenage life, life is a bitch, friends, coming of age, friendship between girls, classroom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 4.4
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The Last Year (2002)
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, sincere, serious, touching, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: incest, gays and lesbians, love and romance, love affair, couples, gender, friendship, youth, teenage love, high school, college, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.5
 843
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: thanksgiving, college, college life, homecoming, teenage life, reunion, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, friends, lifestyle, coming of age, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: friendship, coming of age, small town life, adult as child, small town, escape from reality, grownups, friends, best friends, youth, burglary, forest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: offbeat, realistic, sexual, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, satire, teenage life, love and romance, hardcase students, self discovery, juvenile delinquency, college life, teenage love, profanity, youth, teachers and students ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Normal Adolescent Behavior (2007)
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: serious, bleak, sincere, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: high school, teenage love, high school life, coming of age, lust, sex, teenager, friendship, humiliation, best friends, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Art of Getting By (2011)
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: witty, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, friendship, youth, teenage life, love and romance, friends, high school, teenager, philosophy, rebellious youth, painting, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: realistic, atmospheric, touching, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: high school, disappearance, society, friendship, youth, volleyball, high school student, rivalry, social differences, social relations, friends, student life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: life is a bitch, friendship, lifestyle, homeless, teenage life, urban ghetto life, redemption, hopes, forceful separation, youth, coming of age, working class ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, touching, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: ambulance, self discovery, filmmaking, coming of age, gender, elderly, teenage life, family relations, hollywood, grandmother grandson relationship, little girl, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: offbeat, realistic, humorous, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: social relations, friends, physical appearance, society, teenage love, friendship, teenage life, youth, social misfits, love and romance, high school life, manga
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: realistic, thought provoking, sentimental, serious, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, pregnancy, high school, teenage life, dishonesty, high school life, parents and children, power relations, family relations, teachers and students, social relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
True Adolescents (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At 34, struggling Seattle musician Sam finds himself broke, jobless and losing touch with the person he wants to become. When his girlfriend kicks him out, he's forced to crash with his Aunt Sharon and is reluctantly enlisted to take her teen ...
Style: touching, semi serious, talky, humorous, realistic
Plot: coming of age, lifestyle, youth, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, friends, thirtysomething life, wilderness, on the road, buddies, teenage life, naked in public ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%