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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, high school life, friendship, friends 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: sincere, serious, captivating, gloomy, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, high school, friendship, misfit, society, high school life, self discovery, youth, social differences, social misfits, dealing with death, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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95%
 5.2
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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: sincere, serious, emotional, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, high school, racism, friends, social relations, family relations, power relations, interracial relations, rich and poor, parents and children, friendship, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 6.4
 955
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, gloomy, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: sex, coming of age, friendship, school, teenager, couples, teenage life, parents and children, love and romance, teachers and students, down on your luck, single parent ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: new jersey, new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.2
 26K
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, older man younger woman relationship, teenage girl, coming of age, high school student, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 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: hip hop, dance, urban ghetto life, dancer's life, contests and competitions, life is a bitch, high school, ambition, hopes, music, artists and showbiz, follow your dream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, medical school
⇓ 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, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: buddies, teenage life, youth, friends, drugs/alcohol, group of friends, altar boy, best friends, friendship between boys, coming of age, friendship, drinking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: love and romance, sexual relations, high school life, youth, high school, friendship, coming of age, friends, social relations, first sex, innocence lost, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: realistic, uplifting, semi serious, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, coming of age, ambition, siblings relations, sport, curses spells and rituals, high school life, teenage life, family life, family relations, power relations, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 7.3
 24K
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, touching, psychological, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: innocence lost, youth, teenage life, sexual abuse, unsupportive friend, high school, life is a bitch, misfit, high school life, school, rape, mute ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Underemployed (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Five friends learn to deal with the harsh realities of life after college.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: college graduate, society, lifestyle, unfulfillment, workplace situations, twentysomething life, friendship, best friends, workplace, youth, friends, petty job ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: realistic, serious, emotional, touching
Plot: coming of age, urban, friendship, urban ghetto, forceful separation, friends, homeless, redemption, lifestyle, hopes, city life, youth ...
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: sexual, touching, realistic, humorous, serious ...
Plot: misfit, high school life, lifestyle, school, youth, self discovery, friends, social relations, misled, teenage life
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: realistic, sexual, serious, christian film
Plot: high school, internet, friendship, swimmer, obsession, parents and children, computers and web, teenage love, high school life, teenage life, drug abuse, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: disturbing, rough, sincere, bleak, serious ...
Plot: coming of age, friends, drugs/alcohol, misfit, lifestyle, urban, high school life, society, juvenile delinquency, kids in trouble, best friends, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: disturbing, gloomy, sexual, touching, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, obsession, looking for sex, youth, best friends, self discovery, friendship, unsupportive friend, wooing, innocence lost, teenage life, first sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, teenage love, college life, coming of age, school, college, power relations, youth, self discovery, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, society ...
Time: 80s
⇓ 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: touching, uplifting, emotional, serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: social misfits, follow your dream, high school life, human nature, eating disorder, society, misfit, high school, love and romance, hopes, social relations, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, crimes, drug dealing, drug abuse, youth, kids in trouble, family relations, social relations, friends, unfulfillment, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: realistic, serious, touching
Plot: family relations, youth, destructive relationship, fall in love, love and romance, teenage life, society, lifestyle, false accusation, chess, high school, half brother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, clever, stylized, semi serious ...
Plot: high school, volleyball, social misfits, student life, social relations, friends, teenage life, society, high school life, social differences, misfit, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.9
 157
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, sincere, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: teenage life, friends, high school life, coming of age, friendship, life is a bitch, best friends, drug abuse, youth, cigarette smoking, vomiting, 14 year old ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: sexual, touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: coming of age, friendship, escape from reality, grownups, adult as child, small town life, best friends, youth, friends, small town, burglary, swimming ...
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: serious, realistic, gloomy, rough, reflective ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teenager, hollywood, drug abuse, addiction, alcohol abuse, self discovery, youth, parents and children, teenage life, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: offbeat, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: society, misfit, youth, dysfunctional family, family problems, teenage life, friendship, on the run, college dropout, coming of age, dealing with death, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 838
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: thanksgiving, college, reunion, youth, teenage life, small town life, coming of age, friends, lifestyle, homecoming, college life, suburban 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: semi serious, humorous, stylized, offbeat, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: love and romance, social misfits, youth, friendship, teenage love, teenage life, friends, society, physical appearance, social relations, high school life, manga
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
How to Survive Myself? (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: coming of age, high school, teenage life, high school life, lifestyle, social relations, friends, family relations, youth, parents and children, family, divorced parents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, love and romance, teenage life, friends, high school, teenager, philosophy, painting, mentor, rebellious youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.4
 318
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: realistic, touching, sexual, emotional, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: incest, gay, love and romance, love affair, teenage life, couples, innocence lost, gays and lesbians, teachers and students, gender, high school life, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, sentimental, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, power relations, social relations, family relations, high school life, dishonesty, teenage life, pregnancy, high school, teachers and students, parents and children
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%