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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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46 min.
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43 min.
 8.0
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and sexual 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), Tru Loved (2008), To Save a Life (2009), Normal Adolescent Behavior (2007), Fat Girls (2006). 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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 6.0
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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, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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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: serious, gloomy, captivating, realistic, 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
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System:   85%
    User:   100%
 
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: serious, sexual, bleak, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: high school, drugs/alcohol, innocence lost, teenage life, strong sexual content, youth, teenage love, best friends, coming of age, high school life, basketball, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, rhode island
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Fat Girls
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Fat Girls is an original off-beat comedy feature. It focuses on Rodney Miller, not your typical Texas high school student...he is a theater lover and his ultimate dream is to be on Broadway. Awkward and shy, he doesn't have many people to talk ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic, sexual ...
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Time: contemporary
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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: serious, gloomy, atmospheric, realistic, touching ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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, sexual, realistic, sincere ...
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System:   69%
    User:   72%
 
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How to Deal
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Mandy Moore stars as Halley, a young hip high school student who's convinced true love doesn't exist based on the crazy relationships around her. Her mother is divorcing her father who is dating a younger woman Halley can't stand. Her ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, high school, coming of age, pregnancy, teenager, divorce, drugs/alcohol, friendship, teenagers, relationships, teenage life, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
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System:   68%
    User:   64%
 
Geek Charming
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dylan Schoenfield is the pink princess of the upscale Los Angeles Woodlands Academy. She has the coolest boyfriend, the most popular friends, and a brand-new it bag that everyone covets. But when she accidentally tosses her Serge Sanchez bag into a ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: high school, opposites attract, high school life, teenage life, coming of age, youth, friendship, popularity, teenage love, love and romance, social relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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System:   67%
    User:   58%
 
Pretty Persuasion
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A 15-year-old girl incites chaos among her friends and a media frenzy when she accuses her drama teacher of sexual harassment.
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, manipulation, suicide, teenager, teacher, revenge, sex, manipulations, strong sexual content, dysfunctional family, school, pornography ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, campus
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System:   64%
    User:   55%
 
 5.2
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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: 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 ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   65%
 
High School Musical 3: Senior Year
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: It's almost graduation day for high school seniors Troy, Gabriella, Sharpay, Chad, Ryan and Taylor ― and the thought of heading off in separate directions after leaving East High has these Wildcats thinking they need to do something ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: high school, music, romance, dancing, teenager, dance, couple relations, disney, hip hop, teenage love, high school life, teenagers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa
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System:   63%
    User:   68%
 
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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, exciting, realistic
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, medical school
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System:   62%
    User:   61%
 
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Bandslam
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A high school social outcast and the popular girl bond through a shared love of music.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, awful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
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Place: new jersey, usa, california, texas
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System:   61%
    User:   53%
 
 6.5
 9K
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: semi serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, 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
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System:   60%
    User:   71%
 
 7.3
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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, sentimental, realistic, 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:   58%
    User:   50%
 
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, 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, rebellious youth, philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   57%
    User:   68%
 
 5.3
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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, siblings relations, family, 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%
 
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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: humorous, semi serious, 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
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System:   56%
    User:   60%
 
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
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System:   55%
    User:   54%
 
The Chumscrubber
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Chumscrubber is a dark comedy about the lives of people who live in upper-class suburbia. It all begins when Dean Stiffle finds the body of his friend, Troy. He doesn't bother telling any of the adults because he knows they won't care. ...
Style: surreal, dark humor, bleak, clever, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: suicide, drug abuse, dysfunctional family, kidnapping, high school, coming of age, teenager, drinking, death, drugs/alcohol, suburban life, rock ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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System:   55%
    User:   63%
 
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Lemonade Mouth
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story follows five disparate high school students - Olivia, Mo, Charlie, Stella, and Wen who meet in detention. They realize they are destined to rock, and ultimately form a band that becomes a champion for students sidelined by the high school ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: family, music band, high school, follow your dream, rock, teenage life, youth, friends, lemonade, detention, violin, guitar ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   54%
    User:   61%
 
 7.1
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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, sincere, realistic, 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
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System:   51%
    User:   51%
 
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How the Garcia Girls Spent Their Summer
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Three generations of women in a Mexican American family experience sexual awakenings over the course of a summer.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: small town, coming of age, family life, romance, store, best friends, feminism, countryside, innocence lost, looking for love, teenage love, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona, usa
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System:   50%
    User:   42%
 
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Skins
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: semi serious, sexual, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school life, friendship, drugs/alcohol, looking for sex, high school, teenage life, coming of age, social relations, youth, sexual relations, siblings relations, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: england
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System:   48%
    User:   45%
 
 4.3
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We the Party
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, five high-school friends deal with romance, money, prom, college, sex, bullies, Facebook, fitting in, standing out, and finding themselves.
Style: sincere, semi serious, humorous, realistic, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: drugs/alcohol, teenage life, hip hop, youth, friends, buddies, teenage love, prom, high school, friendship, dating, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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System:   48%
    User:   40%
 
Legally Blondes
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Moving from England to California, the youngest cousins of Elle Woods must defend themselves when their schools reigning forces turn on the girls and try to frame them for a crime.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: twins, friendship, siblings relations, high school life, high school, teenage life, fashion, youth, friends, teachers and students, culture clash, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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System:   48%
    User:   39%
 
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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, touching, realistic, sexual, christian film
Plot: coming of age, introspection, self discovery, small town, small town life, teenage life, friends, homosexuality, society, single parent, youth, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south carolina, usa
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System:   47%
    User:   48%
 

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