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

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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 semi serious films with plots about youth, teenage life, coming of age, friendship, friends, 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), Whatever (1998), Palo Alto (2013), How She Move (2007). 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: captivating, sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, high school, friends, social relations, teenage life, youth, self discovery, social misfits, dealing with death, religious, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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95%
 5.2
 442
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, sincere, serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, self discovery, youth, coming of age, high school, racism, teenage life, interracial relations, parents and children, rich and poor, social relations, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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85%
 6.5
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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, sentimental, gloomy, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: sex, coming of age, friendship, school, teenager, couples, teenage life, lifestyle, society, high school life, family relations, friends ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, california
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79%
 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: atmospheric, serious, touching, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, teenage sexuality, youth, high school, high school life, adolescence, unfulfillment, teenage girl, coming of age, high school student, loneliness, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 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, realistic, exciting, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, dance, follow your dream, music, dancer's life, artists and showbiz, life turned upside down, contests and competitions, ambition, high school, disorder, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: medical school, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: drugs/alcohol, youth, teenage life, buddies, friends, group of friends, coming of age, altar boy, male friendship, best friends, friendship between boys, drinking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: love and romance, sexual relations, social relations, friends, coming of age, high school, friendship, high school life, innocence lost, youth, first sex, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 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: sincere, psychological, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, innocence lost, teenage life, unsupportive friend, high school, life is a bitch, misfit, high school life, school, rape, sexual abuse, mute ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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, realistic, uplifting, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, high school, siblings relations, family life, teenage life, youth, power relations, family relations, high school life, curses spells and rituals, sport, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Underemployed (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Five friends learn to deal with the harsh realities of life after college.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: college graduate, friends, best friends, youth, workplace, twentysomething life, workplace situations, unfulfillment, petty job, friendship, lifestyle, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, sexual, realistic
Plot: high school, internet, friendship, swimmer, high school life, lifestyle, addiction, teenage love, obsession, youth, teenage life, computers and web ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ 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: touching, realistic, emotional, serious
Plot: coming of age, teenage life, urban ghetto, friends, urban, lifestyle, redemption, homeless, youth, urban ghetto life, hopes, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: serious, humorous, emotional, touching, sexual ...
Plot: youth, self discovery, school, friends, social relations, misled, teenage life, misfit, lifestyle, high school life
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: sexual, offbeat, sexy, erotic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teachers and students, hardcase students, adolescence vs adulthood, siblings relations, love and romance, teenage love, juvenile delinquency, college life, power relations, teenage life, youth ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.4
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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: realistic, rough, disturbing, bleak, serious ...
Plot: coming of age, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, high school, high school life, lifestyle, misfit, society, urban, drug abuse, youth, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: realistic, sexual, disturbing, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: coming of age, obsession, unsupportive friend, self discovery, youth, best friends, looking for sex, innocence lost, friendship, teenage life, first sex, wooing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: realistic, touching, uplifting, serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: win over, social relations, love and romance, hopes, follow your dream, social misfits, youth, high school, teenage life, human spirit, teenage love, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: serious, emotional, gloomy, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: love triangle, unfulfilled love, fall in love, unfulfillment, crimes, love and romance, life is a bitch, youth, drug abuse, drug dealing, suburbs, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: touching, realistic, serious
Plot: family relations, false accusation, society, lifestyle, teenage life, destructive relationship, love and romance, fall in love, youth, chess, high school, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, touching, humorous, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: high school, volleyball, student life, social misfits, friendship, youth, teenage life, society, high school life, misfit, social differences, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.9
 154
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: tense, gloomy, realistic, sincere, serious
Plot: teenage life, friendship, coming of age, friends, life is a bitch, high school life, best friends, drug abuse, youth, sexuality, teenage girl, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual, touching
Plot: coming of age, friendship, small town life, friends, best friends, youth, escape from reality, grownups, adult as child, small town, burglary, childhood friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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: realistic, serious, gloomy, rough, reflective ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teenager, hollywood, drug abuse, addiction, self discovery, youth, teenage life, parents and children, friends, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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, offbeat, touching, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: chases and races, friendship, misfit, society, dysfunctional family, college dropout, coming of age, on the run, social misfits, mute or deaf, dealing with death, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: thanksgiving, college, reunion, homecoming, adolescence vs adulthood, suburban life, coming of age, youth, small town, college life, friends, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: touching, offbeat, semi serious, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, physical appearance, society, youth, friends, social relations, social misfits, love and romance, friendship, teenage life, high school life, manga
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
How to Survive Myself? (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Style: sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: coming of age, high school, youth, lifestyle, high school life, teenage life, family, parents and children, friends, family relations, social relations, gay teacher ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.4
 308
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, serious, sincere, touching, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: incest, gay, teachers and students, love and romance, youth, coming out, self discovery, coming of age, innocence lost, gender, high school life, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, friendship, love and romance, youth, teenage life, friends, high school, teenager, philosophy, painting, rebellious youth, mentor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: thought provoking, realistic, serious, touching, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, family relations, social relations, power relations, teachers and students, parents and children, pregnancy, high school life, dishonesty, teenage life, high school
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%